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This tag should be used for questions about someone's words and its context, reasons, origin, authenticity or purpose. It can also be used for the motives behind use of somebody's words by somebody else, e.g. "why did Smith quote Jones?"

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The quote is from an interview in 1970 between Chavez and John Moyer. The context is the end of the five year Delano grape strike, "the first successful organization of farm workers in the nation’s hi …
answered May 3 '18 by ukemi
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The following quote: It is not important to be better than someone else, but to be better than yesterday. is frequently attributed to the founder of Judo, Kanō Jigorō, but I can find no evidence …
asked Jun 26 '18 by ukemi
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600 - 300 BC The counts of the indictment are luxury, bad manners, contempt for authority, disrespect to elders, and a love for chatter in place of exercise. … Children began to be the tyrant …
answered May 3 '18 by ukemi
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It is very similar to, and I suspect based on, another quote: There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self. This version is fr …
answered May 29 by ukemi