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QuoteSpeaker/WriterApprox. Year
If a man puts out the eye of another man, his eye shall be put out1700 BC
** And God spake all these words saying, 'I am the Lord your God... Do not have any other gods before me.1000 BC
Do not impose on others what you do not wish for yourself500 BC
** The unexamined life is not worth living.410 BC
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light380 BC
All men are mortal. Socrates ia a man. Therefore, Socrates is mortal.350 BC
Is [God] willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is impotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil?300 BC
** I am the Way, the truth, and the life: No man cometh unto the Father, but by me30
The most excellent jihad is that for the conquest of self600
It is better to be feared than loved if you cannot be both1505
I think, therefore I am1644
QuoteSpeaker/WriterApprox. Year
The life of man: solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.1651
Government has no other end, but the preservation of property1689
Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains1762
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal...1776
The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win 1848
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.1854
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.1859
God is dead1872
Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy1900
There are many causes I am prepared to die for, but none I am prepared to kill for.1920
Atomic power has changed everything except our way of thinking...the solution lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a Watchmaker1950

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