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  • Bridget Riley
    Bridget Riley
    English painter 1931-
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    As a painter today you have to work without that essential platform. But if one does not deceive oneself and accepts this lack of certainty, other things may come into play.
    Source: Bridget Riley: dialogues on art
  • E. M. Forster
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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    Beauty ought to look a little surprised: it is the emotion that best suits her face. The beauty who does not look surprised, who accepts her position as her due - she reminds us too much of a prima donna.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Everything in life depends on how that life accepts its limits.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
    Martin Luther King
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    He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
    Groucho Marx
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    I do not care to belong to a club that accepts people like me.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
    Groucho Marx
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    I don't care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    It is not difficult to deceive the first time, for the deceived possesses no antibodies; unvaccinated by suspicion, she overlooks lateness, accepts absurd excuses, permits the flimsiest patching to repair great rents in the quotidian.
  • Phyllis Mcginley
    Phyllis Mcginley
    American poet and author 1905-1978
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    Say what you will, making marriage work is a woman's business. The institution was invented to do her homage; it was contrived for her protection. Unless she accepts it as such - as a beautiful, bountiful, but quite unequal association - the going will be hard indeed.
  • Thomas Wolfe
    Thomas Wolfe
    American writer and journalist 1931-
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    The notion that the public accepts or rejects anything in modern art is merely romantic fiction. The game is completed and the trophies distributed long before the public knows what has happened.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    The silence that accepts merit as the most natural thing in the world is the highest applause.
  • Wilferd Arlan Peterson
    Wilferd Arlan Peterson
    American author 1900-1995
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    The wise man realistically accepts as part of life and builds a philosophy to meet them and make the most of them. He lives on the principle of ''nothing attempted, nothing gained'' and is resolved that if he fails he is going to fail while trying to succeed.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
    Napoleon Hill
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    Through some strange and powerful principle of ''mental chemistry'' which she has never divulged, nature wraps up in the impulse of strong desire, ''that something'' which recognizes no such word as ''impossible,'' and accepts no such reality as failure.
  • Larry Mcmurtry
    Larry Mcmurtry
    American novelist, essayist, bookseller, and screenwriter 1936-
    Larry Mcmurtry
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    True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriends boyfriends - and he accepts it.
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