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The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
George S. Patton
It is not best that we should all think alike; it is a difference of opinion that makes horse races.
In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth.
We are all alike, on the inside.
All people are born alike - except Republicans and Democrats.
Democracy... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans - born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace.
John F. Kennedy
I like actors very much, but to marry one would be like marrying your brother. You look too much alike in the mirror.
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost.
Regarding life, the wisest men of all ages have judged alike: it is worthless.
Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.
Risk is a part of God's game, alike for men and nations.
The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.
The Catholic and the Communist are alike in assuming that an opponent cannot be both honest and intelligent.
If you want to be original just try being yourself, because God has never made two people exactly alike.
Treat all men alike. Give them the same law. Give them an even chance to live and grow.
We view things not only from different sides, but with different eyes; we have no wish to find them alike.
We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
Honore de Balzac
Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder.
Heaven have mercy on us all - Presbyterians and Pagans alike - for we are all somehow dreadfully cracked about the head, and sadly need mending.
Great artists are people who find the way to be themselves in their art. Any sort of pretension induces mediocrity in art and life alike.
And by the way, a piece of news, Israel is the one country in which everyone is pro-American, opposition and coalition alike. And I represent the entire people of Israel who say, 'Thank you, America.'' And we're friends of America, and we're the only reliable allies of America in the Middle East.
It is little men know of women; their smiles and their tears alike are seldom what they seem.
When he was young, I told Dale Jr. that hunting and racing are a lot alike. Holding that steering wheel and holding that rifle both mean you better be responsible.
In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character; it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort, and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the burdens of self-restraint.
Lewis H. Lapham
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