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I have an on-line library of - mostly famous quotations : There’s over 43,000 of them.
Sometimes it really helps to elevate the mind on, or out of whatever it’s been dwelling over… and now you’re going to suffer:-

On Progress -

If the human race wants to go to hell in a basket, technology can help it get there by jet. { Charles M. Allen }

The World is moving so fast now-a-days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it. { Elbert Hubbard 1859-1915 }

Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork ? { Stanislaw J. Lec }

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life. ( Ernest Renan 1823-1892 }

A process which led from the amoebae to man appeared to the philosophers to be obviously a progress -- though whether the amoebae would agree with this opinion is not known. { Bertrand Russell 1872-1970 }

Most people are in favour of progress, it's the changes they don't like. { Source Unknown }

On Individuality -

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly. 
{ St.Francis De Sales 1567-1622 }

Every man must get to Heaven his own way. {Frederick The Great (of Prussia) 1712-1786}

The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I'm against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise. {Robert Frost 1875-1963}

Are you essentially Left wing or Right wing ???…

"Comrades! We must abolish the cult of the individual decisively, once and for all."
{Nikita Khrushchev 1894-1971, Soviet Premier}

"My mother said to me, ''If you become a soldier, you'll be a general; if you become a monk you'll end up as the pope.'' Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. --Pablo Picasso Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time." { Pablo Picasso 1881-1973}

Your labour only may be sold, your soul must not. {John Ruskin 1819-1900}

The work of the individual still remains the spark that moves mankind forward. {Igor Sikorsky}

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