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"The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth. To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle."
-Albert Einstein
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"I believe that there never was a creator of a philosophical system who did not confess at the end of his life that he had wasted his time. It must be admitted that the inventors of the mechanical arts have been much more useful to men that the inventors of syllogisms. He who imagined a ship towers considerably above him who imagined innate ideas."
-Voltaire
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"The peril of every fine faculty is the delight of playing with it for pride. Talent is commonly developed at the expense of character, and the greater it grows, the more is the mischief. Talent is mistaken for genius, a dogma or system for truth, ambition for greatest, ingenuity for poetry, sensuality for art."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"I must create a system, or be enslaved by another man's."
-William Blake
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"Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in. That everyone may receive at least a moderate education appears to be an objective of vital importance."
-Abraham Lincoln
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"We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world; and its efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read."
-Mark Twain
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"I mistrust all systemizers and avoid them. The will to a system is a lack of integrity."
-Friedrich Nietzsche
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"It is well enough that the people of this nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning."
-Henry Ford
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"The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers."
-Scott Adams
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"It is impossible to design a system so perfect that no one needs to be good."
-T. S. Eliot
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"Man with all his noble qualities, with sympathy which feels for the most debased, with benevolence which extends not only to other men but to the humblest living creature, with his god-like intellect which has penetrated into the movements and constitution of the solar system- with all these exalted powers- Man still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin."
-Charles Darwin
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"Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything."
-Charles Kuralt
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"Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national debt."
-William Cobbett
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"In this new system, the star players have to be star players. If they aren't, you are probably not going to be successful."
-Doug Armstrong
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"The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms."
-Henri Frederic Amiel
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"Freedom is a system based on courage."
-Charles Peguy
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"I'm in favor of legalizing drugs. According to my values system, if people want to kill themselves, they have every right to do so. Most of the harm that comes from drugs is because they are illegal."
-Milton Friedman
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"In a bureaucratic system, useless work drives out useful work."
-Milton Friedman
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"It's clear that there will always be roads in national forests. But it is a welcome change that the forest service has put the brakes on what has been a massive road-building system. Any new road building will have to meet rigorous testing and that's a positive change."
-Jay Watson
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"What is UVSC's role in the Utah system of higher education in general and, more specifically, to the local community?"
-David Keller
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"Selection of the staff travel system was crucial since it would be one of the few applications to be used by every single employee of the airline around the globe. We are impressed with the high level of professionalism, knowledge and adaptability of IBS."
-Rob Fyfe
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"Our recommendations are not a Chinese menu, ... They are a whole system. If all of the important elements are not adopted, it makes it very difficult for the others to succeed."
-John Lehman
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"When we have an outage, all the refrigerators, food coolers, generators are affected. The biggest problems were the fans under the hood system, which sucks up the hot air and steam and pumps it out of the building. We couldn't use the grills, the ovens or flattop (grills). We can't cook any burgers or French fries without the vents because of health code regulations."
-Doug Sudnick
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"Finishing 3-1 on our part was really good. I think we are definitely passing much better. Our offense is definitely working, and we are learning a new defensive system and still working the kinks out. It's our goal to make it to the playoffs and these things are stepping stones to do that."
-Dina Graves
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"It's time for an entirely new system."
-John Lehman
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"Hurricanes rarely sustain such extreme winds for much time. However we see no obvious large-scale effects to cause a substantial weakening the system and it is expected that the hurricane will be of Category 4 or 5 intensity when it reaches the coast."
-Richard Pasch
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"This construction will bring huge environmental benefits: a sustainable transport system linking the two sides of the Alps. You have to look at the big picture."
-Stefaan De Rynck
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"I understand that laws like this are necessarily broad to prevent future loopholes, but this bill would seem to cover things as innocent as the Linux operating system and many legitimate security diagnostic tools, which in the wrong hands could be used for criminal purposes."
-Tom Newton
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