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Quote Left And Nothing is very strong: strong enough to steal away a man's best years not in sweet sins but in a dreary flickering of the mind over it knows not what and knows not why, in the gratification of curiosities so feeble that the man is only half aware of them, in drumming of fingers and kicking of heels, in whistling tunes that he does not like, or in the long, dim labyrinth of reveries that have not even lust or ambition to give them a relish, but which, once chance association has started them, the creature is too weak and fuddled to shake off. Quote Right
Quote Left Gravity is a habit that is hard to shake off. Quote Right
Quote Left Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world. Quote Right
Quote Left The world is eaten up by boredom. You can't see it all at once. It is like dust. You go about and never notice, you breathe it in, you eat and drink it. It is sifted so fine, it doesn't even grit on your teeth. But stand still for an instant and there it is, coating your face and hands. To shake off this drizzle of ashes you must be for ever on the go. And so people are always on the go. Quote Right
Quote Left Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear. Quote Right
Quote Left By a series of violent shocks, the nations in succession have struggled to shake off the Past, to reverse the action of Time and the verdict of success, and to rescue the world from the reign of the dead. Quote Right
Quote Left There is something Pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything. Quote Right
Quote Left Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear. Quote Right
Quote Left Shake off this downy sleep, death's counterfeit, And look on death itself! Quote Right
Quote Left The greatest and noblest pleasure which men can have in this world is to discover new truths; and the next is to shake off old prejudices. Quote Right
Quote Left That part of tyranny that I do bear I can shake off at pleasure. Quote Right

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Quote Left Not all with a sense of responsibility can shake off their burden and feel relieved. A damaged ego can not be repaired if stubbornness and selfishness prevail. Quote Right