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Robert Francis: Robert Francis was an American poet who lived most of his life in Amherst, Massachusetts.. American poet

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Quote Left Laws can embody standards; governments can enforce laws--but the final task is not a task for government. It is a task for each and every one of us. Every time we turn our heads the other way when we see the law flouted--when we tolerate what we know to be wrong--when we close our eyes and ears to the corrupt because we are too busy, or too frightened--when we fail to speak up and speak out--we strike a blow against freedom and decency and justice. Quote Right
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Quote Left I thought they'd get one of us, but Jack, after all he's been through, never worried about it ... I thought it would be me. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and injustice. Quote Right
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Quote Left Any fact that needs to be disclosed should be put out now or as quickly as possible, because otherwise ... the bleeding will not end. Quote Right
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Quote Left High office teaches decision making, not substance. It consumes intellectual capital it does not create it. Most high officials leave office with the perceptions and insights with which they entered they learn how to make decisions but not what decisions to make. Quote Right
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