Quotes: contact

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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.

  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands.

  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    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.

  • Buddha
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    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
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    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.

  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
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    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.

  • Ken Blanchard
    Ken Blanchard
    American writer
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    For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.

  • Heinrich Heine
    Heinrich Heine
    German poet 1797-1856
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    Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction.

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