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Ralph Richardson

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Steve Martin

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Woody Allen

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Hubert Humphrey

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Errico Malatesta

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Gustave Flaubert

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Marcus Garvey

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Barry Goldwater

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James A. Garfield

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Pearl S. Buck

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George Clooney
George Clooney, 2006

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Steven Spielberg

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Francis Ford Coppola

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Federico Fellini

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Brewster Kahle
Brewster Kahle, 2004

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Alex Lifeson
Alex Lifeson, 1998

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Lawrence Lessig, 2001

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Mike Godwin
Mike Godwin, 1994

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Bill Moyers

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Betty Friedan
Betty Friedan, May 1978, 30th Anniversary Journal, American Society of Journalists and Authors

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Aristotle, Politics

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Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

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Francis Bacon

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Isaiah Berlin
Isaiah Berlin, Karl Marx (1978)

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Paul Claudel
Paul Claudel, Conversations dans le Loir-et-Cher

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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays, First Series (1841)

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John Kenneth Galbraith
John Kenneth Galbraith, The Affluent Society (1958)

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William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt, Table-Talk (1822)

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H. L. Mencken
H. L. Mencken, Minority Report (1956)

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John Stuart Mill
John Stuart Mill, Dissertations and Discussions (1859)

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Adam Smith

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R. H. Tawney
R. H. Tawney, The Acquisitive Society (1921)

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Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau, Walden (1854)

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William Wordsworth
William Wordsworth, The Excursion (1814), Book III.

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Euripides, Phœmissæ. Frag. 809.

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Henry George
Henry George, Social Problems, Chapter IX.

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Edward Gibbon
Edward Gibbon, Memoirs, Volume I, p. 116.

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Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson, Rasselas, Chapter XVI.

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Voltaire, Dictionnaire philosophique portatif ("A Philosophical Dictionary") (1764), Policy.

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Nathaniel Parker Willis
Nathaniel Parker Willis, Necessity for a Promenade Drive


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