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Cogito, ergo sum.1596-1650
The life of a man (in a state of nature) is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.1588-1679
Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.551-479 B.C.
It is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true.1872-1970
The class struggle necessarily leads to the dictatorship of the proletariat.1818-1883
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us.1469-1527
Knowledge is power.1561-1626
Man is by nature a political animal.384-322 B.C.
The state is not 'abolished,' it withers away.1820-1895
The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation.1748-1832
Suspicion is the companion of mean souls, and the bane of all good society.1737-1809
Liberty consists of doing what one desires.1806-1873
The life which is unexamined is not worth living.428-348 B.C.
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.470-399 B.C.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason but of imagination.1724-1804
I teach you the Superman. Man is something to be surpassed.1844-1900
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.1632-1704
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.1694-1778
Man was born free, and everywhere he is in chains.1712-1778
Even while they teach, men learn.4 B.C.-A.D. 65
What experience and history teach us is this -- that people and governments have never learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.1770-1831
Nature is a mutual cloud, which is always and never the same.1803-1882

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