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"SOMETHING there is that doesn't love a wall, That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it, And spills the upper boulders in the sun; And makes gaps even two can pass abreast." --Robert Frost's 'Mending Wall'"When I dipt into the future far as human eye could see;Saw the Vision of the world and all the wonder that would be...Till the war-drum throbb'd no longer, and the battle-flags were furl'd In the Parliament of man, the Federation of the world."--Alfred Lord Tennyson's 'Locksley Hall'"Let everything that's been planned come true.Let them believe.And let them have a laugh at their passions.Because what they call passion actually is not some emotional energy, but just the friction between their souls and the outside world. And most important, let believe in themselves,let them be helpless like children,because weakness is a great thing and strength is nothing.When a man is just born, he is weak and flexible,when he dies he is hard and insensitive.When a tree is growing, it's tender and pliant,but when it's dry and hard, it dies.Hardness and strength are death's companions.Pliancy and weakness are expressions of the freshness of being.Because what has hardened will never win." --'Stalker' in Andrei Tarkovsky's 'Stalker'"Keeping people hopeless and pessimistic - see I think there are two ways in which people are controlled - first of all frighten people and secondly demoralize them... An educated, healthy and confident nation is harder to govern." --Tony Benn