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  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called "leaves") imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break th
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A character is like an acrostic or Alexandrian stanza; read it forward, backward, or across, it still spells the same thing.
  • Brenda Holloway
    Brenda Holloway
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    A lot of times I can across as too masculine to men, and they couldn't handle me, they stayed away.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    A society which allows an abominable event to burgeon from its dung heap and grow on its surface is like a man who lets a fly crawl unheeded across his face or saliva dribble from his mouth - either epileptic or dead.
  • Irvin S. Cobb
    Irvin S. Cobb
    American author, humorist, editor and columnist 1876-1944
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    A sudden violent jolt of it has been known to stop the victim's watch, snap his suspenders and crack his glass eye right across.
  • Across the continent, political divisions are deepening. For all of these reasons, the specter of a euro zone collapse has not been dispatched.
  • Donald Sinden
    Donald Sinden
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    Actors ought to be larger than life. You come across quite enough ordinary, nondescript people in daily life and I don't see why you should be subjected to them on the stage too.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
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    America's can-do spirit cast a warm glow across nations and cultures, generating more goodwill and support for our country's ideals and causes than had otherwise been possible.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    And how should a beautiful, ignorant stream of water know it heads for an early release - out across the desert, running toward the Gulf, below sea level, to murmur its lullaby, and see the Imperial Valley rise out of burning sand with cotton blossoms, wheat, watermelons, roses, how should it know?
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
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    Anyone who knows me knows I'm a strong advocate for diversity across all dimensions.
  • Ben Katchor
    Ben Katchor
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    As a small kid, I came across things like these early Edward Gorey books in department-store bookstores. These were these really unusual objects to me. I didn't know how they fit into the comic world or into newspaper comics.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
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    As freedom-loving people across the globe hope for an end to tyranny, we will never forget the enormous suffering of the Holocaust.
  • Peter Cook
    Peter Cook
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    As I looked out into the night sky, across all those infinite stars, it made me realize how insignificant they are.
  • Berlie Doherty
    Berlie Doherty
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    As long as I'm able to write across the media and across the age groups, I'm happy.
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