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Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries. — Thomas Carlyle

I have simplified my politics into an utter detestation of all existing governments; and, as it is the shortest and most agreeable and summary feeling imaginable, the first moment of an universal republic would convert me into an advocate for single and uncontradicted despotism. The fact is, riches are power, and poverty is slavery all over the earth, and one sort of establishment is no better, nor worse, for a people than another. — Lord Byron

Once every five hundred years or so, a summary statement about poetry comes along that we can't imagine ourselves living without. — A. R. Ammons

It is a fair summary of history to say that the safeguards of liberty have been forged in controversies involving not very nice people. — Felix Frankfurter

Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have. — Louis E. Boone

The major problem—one of the major problems, for there are several—one of the many major problems with governing people is that of whom you get to do it; or rather of who manages to get people to let them do it to them. To summarize: it is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it. To summarize the summary: anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. — Douglas Adams

Numerical quantities focus on expected values, graphical summaries on unexpected values. — John Tukey

In summary, the Romans were opposed to tyranny in any form; and the feature of government to which they gave the most thought was an elaborate system of checks and balances. — Robert Welch