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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
As all human beings are, in my view, creatures of God's design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean I have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings.
Life does not agree with philosophy: There is no happiness that is not idleness, and only what is useless is pleasurable.
Let's make a statement to the airlines just to get their attention. We'll pick a week next year and we'll all agree not to go anywhere for seven days.
I know who I am, I know what I can and can't do. I know what I will and won't do. I know what I'm capable of and I don't agree to do things that I don't think I can pull off.
We find comfort among those who agree with us - growth among those who don't.
Frank A. Clark
If we don't get gun-control laws in this country, we are full of beans. To have the National Rifle Association rule the United States is pathetic. And I agree with Mayor Michael Bloomberg: It's time to put up or shut up about gun control for both parties.
We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect.
John Kenneth Galbraith
It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.
On one issue at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.
James Russell Lowell
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is only in the conclusions; their reasons are always different.
I protest that if some great Power would agree to make me always think what is true and do what is right, on condition of being turned into a sort of clock and would up every morning before I got out of bed, I should instantly close with the offer.
Shame is the feeling you have when you agree with the woman who loves you that you are the man she thinks you are.
I understand everybody in this country doesn't agree with the decisions I've made. And I made some tough decisions. But people know where I stand.
George W. Bush
When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different.
Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy.
I don't necessarily agree with everything I say.
When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed the point.
I think everybody can agree that you can hear a certain song and it will put you in a certain mood, and that's just the beauty of music and I am so inspired by that.
Republicans and Democrats have used accounting gimmicks and competing government analyses to deceive the public into believing that 2 + 2 = 6. If our leaders cannot agree on the numbers, if 'facts' are fictional, how can they possibly have a substantive debate on solutions?
J. C. Watts
People love the idea of a good girl gone bad, thinking that my parents were so strict and disowned me, but that actually wasn't the case. Even though they don't necessarily agree with some of the things I do, they love me as their daughter. That's always been their perspective.
If two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking.
Lyndon B. Johnson
I have opinions of my own, strong opinions, but I don't always agree with them.
George H. W. Bush
When you take a stand out of deep conviction, people know. They may not even agree, but they ask, 'Do I want someone who is willing to take a hard stand and someone I can trust to do that when the chips are down?' They want that.
A traitor is everyone who does not agree with me.
My whole thing is to agree to disagree and to have respect because nothing can really be changed and you wouldn't want to ruin their happiness - even if that happiness is ignorance.
You will, I am sure, agree with me that... if page 534 only finds us in the second chapter, the length of the first one must have been really intolerable.
Arthur Conan Doyle
Whether we are New Dealer, Old Dealer, Liberty Leaguer or Red, whether we agree or not, we still have the right to think and speak how we feel.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Secretary Powell and I agree on every single issue that has ever been before this administration except for those instances where Colin's still learning.
I happen to agree with many of the liberal emphasis on compassion, justice and equality. I just disagree that it's the government's role to provide everything.
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