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"I first came to think about media and politics in the late 1960s, having observed some distortions up close, but since then I wouldn't say that my personal experience has remained an important motive for my writing about media."

"The people, and the people alone, are the motive force in the making of world history."

"For the life of me, I don't understand what honest motive there is in putting this in front of this body to philosophically debate marriage on a constitutional amendment that is not going to happen, and which is enormously divisive in all of our communities."

"How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most men at all times the secret motive of all they do, and of all they are willing to endure."

"Patriotism is an ephemeral motive that scarcely ever outlasts the particular threat to society that aroused it."

"How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most men at all times the secret motive of all they do, and of all they are willing to endure."

"Just because scientists have the knowledge to do it, the technology to do it, and some may even have a financial motive or other incentive to do it, does not make it right."

"He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles."

"Patriotism is an ephemeral motive that scarcely ever outlasts the particular threat to society that aroused it."

"Just because scientists have the knowledge to do it, the technology to do it, and some may even have a financial motive or other incentive to do it, does not make it right."

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