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"Life is action and passion; therefore, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of the time, at peril of being judged not to have lived." ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"We are very quiet there, but it is the quiet of a storm centre. ." ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"Certitude leads to violence. This is a proposition that has an easy application and a difficult one. The easy application is to ideoologues, dogmatists, and bullies--people who think that their rigtness justifies them in imposing on anyone who does not happen to suscribe to their particular ideology, dogma or notion of turf. If the conviction of rightness is powerful enough, resistance to it will be met, sooner or later by force. There are people like this in every sphere of life, and it is natural to feel that the world would be a better place without them!" ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other it is the principle of free thought, not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate." ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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San Quentin's is the safest beach in the world. We're not talking about lifeguards here who might yell at someone who's being rude-we're talking about armed guards, in watchtowers, two blocks away."
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