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  • 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.
  • Peter F. Drucker
    Peter F. Drucker
    American management consultant and writer 1909-
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    The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.
  • There may be a new album, and there may not. Right now, we're encouraging bootlegging because there have been some great live things that ended up on the Internet. Rather than try to stop it, we like it. If nobody gave a crap about you, they wouldn't bother to bootleg you.
  • Think about multicellularity on this Earth. Every living thing originally came from bacteria. So, who do you think made up the rules for how to perform collective behaviors? It had to be the bacteria.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.
  • We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
  • We cannot cheat on DNA. We cannot get round photosynthesis. We cannot say I am not going to give a damn about phytoplankton. All these tiny mechanisms provide the preconditions of our planetary life. To say we do not care is to say in the most literal sense that ''we choose death.''
  • We who are about to die, are going to take one hell of a lot of the bastards with us.
  • When you do something that you like, and you think you can keep doing it, you don't think about retiring.
  • Ben Johnson
    Ben Johnson
    English playwright and poet 1572-1637
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    Woman, the more careful she is about her face, the more careless about her house.
  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
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    Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will be writing about you.
  • Christopher Hampton
    Christopher Hampton
    British playwright 1946-
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    Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs.
  • Carolyn See
    Carolyn See
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    'A Long Way Gone' says something about human nature that we try, most of the time, to ignore.
  • 'Bagdad Cafe' was a film that changed many, many people's lives... how they saw themselves and how they looked at their life situation. I thought I made a little movie. All the mail that I get is about how it changed lives, and that's wonderful.
  • Thomas L. Masson
    Thomas L. Masson
    American anthropologist, editor and author 1866-1934
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    'Be yourself' is about the worst advice you can give some people.
    Source: The Book of Today (1923)