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We must finish once and for all with the neutrality of chess. We must
condemn once and for all the formula 'chess for the sake of chess,' like
the formula 'art for art's sake.' We must organize shock-brigades of
chess-play ers, and begin the immediate realization of a Five-Year Plan
-- Nikolai V. Krylenko, People's Commissar for Justice
(of RFSFR, later of USSR), speaking at a 1932 Congress
of Chess Players, as quoted in Boris Souvarine's
"Stalin," published London, 1939
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...we must not judge the society of the future by considering whether or not
we should like to live in it; the question is whether those who have grown up
in it will be happier than those who have grown up in our society or those of
-- Joseph Wood Krutch
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We must remember that in time of war what is said on the enemy's side of
the front is always propaganda and what is said on our side of the front
is truth and righteousness, the cause of humanity and a crusade for peace.
-- Walter Lippmann
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We must remember the First Amendment which
protects any shrill jackass no matter how self-seeking.
-- F.G. Withington
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We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to
the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his
-- H.L. Mencken, "Minority Report"
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We only acknowledge small faults in order
to make it appear that we are free from great ones.
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We prefer to believe that the absence of inverted commas guarantees the
originality of a thought, whereas it may be merely that the utterer has
forgotten its source.
-- Clifton Fadiman, "Any Number Can Play"
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We prefer to speak evil of ourselves
rather than not speak of ourselves at all.
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We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears.
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We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who,
content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.
-- Quintus Horatius Flaccus (Horace)