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Beyond a critical point within a finite space, freedom diminishes as numbers increase. ...The human question is not how many can possibly survive within the system, but what kind of existence is possible for those who do survive.
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Frank Herbert (1920 - 1986), Dune
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
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Frank Herbert (1920 - 1986), The Dosadi Experiment
To endure oneself may be the hardest task in the universe. You cannot hire a wise man or any other intellect to solve it for you. There's no writ of inquest or calling of witness to provide answers. No servant or disciple can dress the wound. You dress it yourself or continue bleeding for all to see.
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Frank Herbert (1920 - 1986)

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The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.
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Frank Herbert (1920 - 1986)

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All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptable. Such people have a tendency to become drunk on violence, a condition to which they are quickly addicted.
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Frank Herbert (1920 - 1986), Chapterhouse Dune, Missionaria Protectiva
Ready comprehension is often a knee-jerk response and the most dangerous form of understanding. It blinks an opaque screen over your ablility to learn. The judgemental precedents of law function that way, littering your path with dead ends. Be warned. Understand nothing. All comprehension is temporary.
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Frank Herbert (1920 - 1986), Chapterhouse Dune, Mentat Fixe
Life cannot find reasons to sustain it, cannot be a source of decent natural regard, unless each of us resolves to breathe such qualities into it.
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Frank Herbert (1920 - 1986), Chenoeh: "Coversations with Leto II"
Blood is thicker than water, but politics are thicker than blood.
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Frank Herbert (1920 - 1986), Dune
Absolute power is the power to destroy.
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Frank Herbert (1920 - 1986), Dune
Beaurocracy destroys initiative.
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Frank Herbert (1920 - 1986), Dune
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