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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My grandmother said, 'Idle hands are the devil's workshop,' ... We want to keep kids busy with positive things. If you don't give them things to do, somebody else will.
~ Mahdi Bray
These experiences, and others from my previous postings, have convinced me that American engagement is critical in helping countries such as Angola and Zimbabwe move beyond crisis.
~ Christopher Dell
If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.
Edgar Allan Poe
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