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'Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering.'


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'Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well but their manners should be of the greatest concern.'


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'When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.'


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'I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.'


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'Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking.'


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'We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.'


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'God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.'


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'Great nations are simply the operating fronts of behind-the-scenes, vastly ambitious individuals who had become so effectively powerful because of their ability to remain invisible while operating behind the national scenery.'


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'Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients in hordes to their knees Just give me a home, in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease.'


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'Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well but their manners should be of the greatest concern.'


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'I look for what needs to be done. After all, that's how the universe designs itself.'


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'Love is metaphysical gravity.'


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'Either war is obsolete, or men are.'


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'There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.'


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'Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment.'


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'Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.'


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'The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.'


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'By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.'


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'War is the ultimate tool of politics.'


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'Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.'


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'I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.'


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'Truth is a tendency.'


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'Either war is obsolete, or men are.'


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'War is the ultimate tool of politics.'

 

 

 

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