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  1. Heaven sometimes hedges a rare character about with ungainliness and odium, as the burr that protects the fruit.
      -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  2. Ugliness without tact is horrible.
      -- Nathaniel Hawthorne

  3. There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities and is only ugly enough.
      -- Josh Billings

  4. Better an ugly face than an ugly mind.
      -- James Ellis

  5. A point of view: an ulcer is wonderful to a pathologist.
      -- Austin O'Malley


  6. There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it.
      -- Charles F. Kettering

  7. He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
      -- Elbert Hubbard

  8. Understanding is a two-way street.
      -- Eleanor Roosevelt

  9. Whatever you cannot understand, you cannot possess.
      -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  10. The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others.
      -- John Locke

  11. It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.
      -- Upton Sinclair


  12. All for one; one for all.
      -- Alexander Dumas

  13. The labor movement's basic purpose is to achieve a better life for its members. A union that fails in this purpose has failed utterly.
      -- New York Times

  14. We must hang together or assuredly we shall hang separately.
      -- Benjamin Franklin

  15. The trade union movement represents the organized economic power of the workers ... It is in reality the most potent and the most direct social insurance the workers can establish.
      -- Samuel Gompers

  16. The happy Union of these States is a wonder; their Constitution a miracle; their example the hope of Liberty throughout the world.
      -- James Madison

    United Nations

  17. This organization is created to prevent you from going to hell. It isn't created to take you to heaven.
      -- Henry Cabot Lodge

  18. We have actively sought and are actively seeking to make the United Nations an effective instrument of international cooperation.
      -- Dean Acheson

  19. The United Nations was not set up to be a reformatory. It was assumed that you would be good before you got in and not that being in would make you good.
      -- John Foster Dulles

  20. The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all its members.
      -- Harry S. Truman

  21. We prefer world law, in the age of self-determination, to world war in the age of mass extermination.
      -- John Fitzgerald Kennedy

  22. The whole basis of the United Nations is the right of all nations--great or small--to have weight, to have a vote, to be attended to, to be a part of the twentieth century.
      -- Adlai E. Stevenson

  23. The United Nations is our one great hope for a peaceful and free world.
      -- Ralph Bunche


  24. Men's hearts ought not to be set against one another, but set with one another, and all against evil only.
      -- Thomas Carlyle

  25. The multitude which is not brought to act as a unity, is confusion. That unity which has not its origin in the multitude is tyranny.
      -- Blaise Pascal

  26. We were two and had but one heart between us.
      -- François Villon

  27. Unity to be real must stand the severest strain without breaking.
      -- Mahatma Gandhi

  28. There are no problems we cannot solve together, and very few that we can solve by ourselves.
      -- Lyndon Baines Johnson

  29. Even though this is late in an election year, there is no way we can go forward except together and no way anybody can win except by serving the people's urgent needs. We cannot stand still or slip backwards. We must go forward now together.
      -- Gerald R. Ford

  30. We cannot be separated in interest or divided in purpose. We stand together until the end.
      -- Woodrow Wilson

  31. Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments.
      -- Psalms 133:1-2

  32. United we stand, divided we fall.
      -- G. P. Morris

  33. One country, one constitution, one destiny.
      -- Daniel Webster

  34. A house divided against itself cannot stand.
      -- Abraham Lincoln

  35. For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack.
      -- Rudyard Kipling

  36. In union there is strength.
      -- Aesop

  37. We come to reason, not to dominate. We do not seek to have our way, but to find a common way.
      -- Lyndon Baines Johnson


  38. A penny will hide the biggest star in the universe if you hold it close enough to your eye.
      -- Samuel Grafton

  39. We are all fellow passengers on a dot of earth. And each of us, in the span of time, has really only a moment among our companions.
      -- Lyndon Baines Johnson

  40. The Universe is but one vast symbol of God.
      -- Thomas Carlyle

  41. The universe is duly in order, everything in its place.
      -- Walt Whitman

  42. Great is this organism of mud and fire, terrible this vast, painful, glorious experiment.
      -- George Santayana

  43. The universe is one of God's thoughts.
      -- Johann von Schiller

  44. An infinite universe is at each moment opened to our view. And this universe is the sign and symbol of Infinite Power, Intelligence, Purity, Bliss, and Love.
      -- William Ellery Channing


  45. The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational thought and civilized modes of appreciation can affect the issue.
      -- Alfred North Whitehead

  46. The university most worthy of rational admiration is that one in which your lonely thinker can feel himself lonely, most positively furthered, and most richly fed.
      -- William James

  47. This institution will be based on the illimitable freedom of the human mind. For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, not tolerate error as long as reason is left free to combat it.
      -- Thomas Jefferson

  48. The university is not engaged in making ideas safe for students. It is engaged in making students safe for ideas.
      -- Clark Kerr

  49. A university should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.
      -- Benjamin Disraeli

  50. A senior always feels like the university is going to the kids.
      -- Tom Masson

  51. Universities are full of knowledge; the freshmen bring a little in and the seniors take none away, and knowledge accumulates.
      -- Abbott L. Lowell


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