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The Crucifixion and other historical precedents notwithstanding, many of us still believe that outstanding goodness is a kind of armour, that virtue, seen plain and bare, gives pause to criminality. But perhaps it is the other way around. - Mary McCarthy

Man is a masterpiece of creation if for no other reason than that, all the weight of evidence for determinism notwithstanding, he believes he has free will. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Do you wonder for what reason, Theodorus, notwithstanding your frequent requests and importunities, I have never presented you with my works? I have an excellent reason; it is lest you should present me with yours. - Martial [Marcus Valerius Martialis]

They proclaim that every man is entitled to exist without labour and, the laws of reality to the contrary notwithstanding, is entitled to receive his 'minimum sustenance' his food, his clothes, his shelter, with no effort on his part, as his due and his birthright. To receive it, from whom? - Ayn Rand

It's failings notwithstanding, there is much to be said in favour of journalism in that by giving us the opinion of the uneducated, it keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community. - Oscar Wilde

The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it. - Thucydides