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It is a general error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for their welfare.

NPG 655; Edmund Burke studio of Sir Joshua Reynolds

— Edmund Burke (1771, by Joshua Reynolds; Public Domain)

…God bless the men and women who get up every day and do the work needed to better themselves and their families. They move forward without complaint, no matter how difficult the task at hand. They have neither the time nor the inclination to join in the mob mentality; instead, they take full responsibility for where they are in life, and move forward with a steely determination, taking comfort in the fact that their Creator is always there with them.

—MSH, Penn Wealth

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I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust.

Baudelaire, Charles

—Charles Baudelaire

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If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself; if it be a lie, laugh at it.

Epictetus

—Epictetus

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In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.

George Orwell at a typewriter

—George Orwell

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