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  • Allen Ginsberg
    Allen Ginsberg
    American poet 1926-
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    Fortunately art is a community effort, a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
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    The only means of strengthening one's intellect is to make up one's mind about nothing -to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts. Not a select party.
  • A. W. Tozer
    A. W. Tozer
    American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-1963
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    The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed is the shortest route to spiritual perfection. And we must not select a few favorite passages to the exclusion of others. Nothing less than a whole Bible can make a whole Christian.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise; it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    Children are born true scientists. They spontaneously experiment and experience and reexperience again. They select, combine, and test, seeking to find order in their experiences - which is the mostest? which is the leastest? They smell, taste, bite, and touch-test for hardness, softness, springiness, roughness, smoothness, coldness, warmness: they heft, shake, punch, squeeze, push, crush, rub, and try to pull things apart.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    If you have an architecture of control, let's say, where you select in advance everything that's going to affect your life, then you're going to live in a very small world that will have an echo chamber feature... Pandora, which I love, actually feeds into that.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    If you want work well done, select a busy man; the other kind has no time.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    In a well-functioning democracy, people frequently encounter topics and points of view that they did not specifically select but from which they learn. Those encounters can change minds and, even, the course of lives.
  • Walter Savage Landor
    Walter Savage Landor
    British poet 1775-1864
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    My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    The ability to select stocks, manage them over time and know when to sell them is incredibly difficult, even for professional fund managers.
  • Orson Welles
    Orson Welles
    American film maker 1915-1985
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    The director is simply the audience. So the terrible burden of the director is to take the place of that yawning vacuum, to be the audience and to select from what happens during the day which movement shall be a disaster and which a gala night. His job is to preside over accidents.
  • Arthur Herzog
    Arthur Herzog
    American novelist, non-fiction writer, and journalist 1927-2010
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    The main advantage of the omniscient approach is that it's the easiest to handle. That's the major reason so many writers select it.
  • Boris Sidis
    Boris Sidis
    Ukrainian-American psychologist, psychiatrist, and philosopher 1867-1923
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    The man of genius whether as artist or thinker requires a mass of accidental variations to select from and a rigidly selective process of attention.
    Source: The Foundations of Normal and Abnormal Psychology (1914)
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