Michael Ignatieff

Patriotism is strong nationalistic feeling for a country whose borders and whose legitimacy and whose ethnic composition is taken for granted.

Michael Ignatieff

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Ernest Istook The birth of democracy in Iraq is one of the great positive changes of our era.
Charles Stanley Hope founded upon a human being, a man-made philosophy or any institution is always misplaced... because these things are unreliable and fleeting.
David Herbert Lawrence Ours is an excessively conscious age. We know so much, we feel so little.
Lady Gaga I have to be on such a strict diet constantly.
Jennifer Aniston I have a lot of amazing women, you know, women in my life who have been an example for me of what not to do.
Bob Newhart I think one reason for a successful marriage is laughter. I think laughter gets you through the rough moments in a marriage.
T-Pain My dad always told me that anyone's voice is just another instrument added to the music.
Nicolaus Copernicus I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God.
Marcel Proust Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only pain we obey.
J. B. Priestley There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age, I missed it coming and going.
Zach Braff The best way to travel abroad is to live with the locals.
Graham Coxon But live shows are cool. I just got back into the idea of enjoying it live.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe One cannot develop taste from what is of average quality but only from the very best.
David Attenborough People talk about doom-laden scenarios happening in the future: they are happening in Africa now. You can see it perfectly clearly. Periodic famines are due to too many people living on land that can't sustain them.
Gilbert K. Chesterton Half a truth is better than no politics.
Dwight D. Eisenhower Oh, that lovely title, ex-president.
William Gibson Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts.
Ralph Merkle If we attempt to block the development of new technology, we effectively have ensured that the most responsible parties will not develop them.
L’Wren Scott Everyone has this perception that the bloggers, they say horrible things about you and they hide behind their computers where you can't see them.
Lao Tzu Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.

Michael Ignatieff

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