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Contact with men who wield power and authority still leaves an intangible sense of repulsion. It's very like being in close proximity to fecal matter, the fecal embodiment of something unmentionable, and you wonder what it is made of and when it acquired its historically sacred character.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other when they came in contact with the more civilized.
A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another.
All causes are essentially mental, and whosoever comes into daily contact with a high order of thinking must take on some of it.
David Herbert Lawrence
English writer 1885-1930
America does to me what I knew it would do: it just bumps me. The people charge at you like trucks coming down on you - no awareness. But one tries to dodge aside in time. Bump! bump! go the trucks. And that is human contact.
Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
Art is never chaste. It ought to be forbidden to ignorant innocents, never allowed into contact with those not sufficiently prepared. Yes, art is dangerous. Where it is chaste, it is not art.
Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.
For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.
German poet 1797-1856
Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction.