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  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    Not even the visionary or mystical experience ever lasts very long. It is for art to capture that experience, to offer it to, in the case of literature, its readers; to be, for a secular, materialist culture, some sort of replacement for what the love of god offers in the world of faith.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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    Nothing clears up a case so much as stating it to another person.
    Source: Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories (2016) 206
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    One need only think of the weather, in which case the prediction even for a few days ahead is impossible.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    Our brains deal exclusively with special-case experiences. Only our minds are able to discover the generalized principles operating without exception in each and every special-experience case which if detected and mastered will give knowledgeable advantage in all instances.
    Source: Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth (1963)
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    Our brains our seventy year clocks, the angel of life winds them up once and for all, then closes the case, and gives the key into the hands of the angel of resurrection.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
    William James
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    Our faith is faith in someone else's faith, and in the greatest matters this is most the case.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
    Buzz Aldrin
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    People come up to me and say, 'It's too bad the space program got canceled.' This is not the case, and yet that is what most of the public thinks has happened.
  • Bobby Bowden
    Bobby Bowden
    American football coach 1929-
    Bobby Bowden
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    People that are brilliant and successful, we think they've just always been that way. That's not the case. Most of them have had some tough adversity in their life. It's prepared them. I've never felt like you could develop character without adversity.
  • Amy Tan
    Amy Tan
    American author 1952-
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    People think it's a terrible tragedy when somebody has Alzheimer's. But in my mother's case, it's different. My mother has been unhappy all her life. For the first time in her life, she's happy.
  • Anthony Powell
    Anthony Powell
    English novelist 1905-2000
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    People think that because a novel's invented, it isn't true. Exactly the reverse is the case. Biography and memoirs can never be wholly true, since they cannot include every conceivable circumstance of what happened. The novel can do that.
  • Grace Kelly
    Grace Kelly
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    Personally, I wouldn't go anywhere important without my own favorite Hermès black bag... I have my jewelry with me in case something happens and I suddenly have to dress up. For me, going out without that purse would seem almost like going out naked. Well, almost.
    Source: Charlotte Chandler - It's Only a Movie: Alfred Hitchcock
  • Abu Bakr
    Abu Bakr
    Companion and father-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad 573--634-
    Abu Bakr
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    Pride in the case of a rich man is bad, but pride in the case of a poor man is worse.
  • Bill James
    Bill James
    American baseball writer, historian, and statistician 1949-
    Bill James
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    Professionalism in law has brought us the O.J. Simpson case in lieu of justice.
  • Birgitte Hjort Sorensen
    Birgitte Hjort Sorensen
    Danish actrice 1982-
    Birgitte Hjort Sorensen
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    Quite a lot of British women stop working when they have children, and that is rarely the case in Denmark. We have a very flat, structured way of approaching everything. Nobody's the boss. In a sense, we're all equal.
  • Religion is love; in no case is it logic.
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