To accept civilization as it is practically means accepting decay.
~ George Orwell (June 25, 1903 - January 21, 1950)
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There is no surer sign of decay in a country than to see the rites of religion held in contempt
~ Niccolo Machiavelli (May 03, 1469 - June 21, 1527)
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There is no such thing as death. In nature nothing dies. From each sad remnant of decay, some forms of life arise so shall his life be taken away before he knoweth that he hath it.
~ Charles Mackay (October 15, 1867 - November 19, 1935)
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I have always looked upon decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression of life as growth.
~ Henry Miller (December 26, 1891 - June 07, 1980)
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Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay
~ Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 - February 17, 1986)
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Do what is right, though the world may perish
~ Immanuel Kant (April 22, 1724 - February 12, 1804)
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The origin of the absurd idea of immortal life is easy to discover; it is kept alive by hope and fear, by childish faith, and by cowardice
~ Clarence Darrow (April 18, 1857 - March 13, 1938)
College is the best time of your life. When else are your parents going to spend several thousand dollars a year just for you to go to a strange town and get drunk every night?
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