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  • An impersonal and scientific knowledge of the structure of our bodies is the surest safeguard against prurient curiosity and lascivious gloating.
  • Clarendon
    Clarendon
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    Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.
  • Bidzina Ivanishvili
    Bidzina Ivanishvili
    Georgian politician, billionaire businessman and philanthropist 1956-
    Bidzina Ivanishvili
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    Any private security is a joke in a country where you're up against your own government.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Any writer, I suppose, feels that the world into which he was born is nothing less than a conspiracy against the cultivation of his talent.
  • Bob McDonnell
    Bob McDonnell
    American politician and lawyer 1954-
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    Anytime you have a reelection campaign against an incumbent president and you're the party out of power - on the one hand it's wide open because there's not an heir apparent - but people are also gauging how strong is that incumbent president and what are my chances.
  • Bonnie Blair
    Bonnie Blair
    American athlete and speed skater 1964-
    Bonnie Blair
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    Anytime you ride against the best in the world, it becomes a learning process.
  • Billy Corgan
    Billy Corgan
    American musician, singer and songwriter 1967-
    Billy Corgan
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    As a citizen of the great city of Chicago, I find it impossible to root against the White Sox. The White Sox organization has been much more consistent, in my lifetime at least, at putting a winning ballclub on the field.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
    Barney Frank
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    As a liberal, I am morally obligated to be pragmatic. What good do I do poor people, elderly people, people who are being discriminated against because of their sexual orientation if I'm not realistic about accomplishing something.
  • Annie Dillard
    Annie Dillard
    American author 1945-
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    As a life's work, I would remember everything - everything, against loss. I would go through life like a plankton net.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
    W. H. Auden
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    As a poet there is only one political duty, and that is to defend one's language against corruption. When it is corrupted, people lose faith in what they hear and this leads to violence.
  • Adam Clarke
    Adam Clarke
    British Methodist theologian 1762-1832
    Adam Clarke
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    As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages; and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy, and every mode of attack. Truth is mighty, and must prevail.
  • Adam Sedgwick
    Adam Sedgwick
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    As a system of philosophy it is not like the Tower of Babel, so daring its high aim as to seek a shelter against God's anger; but it is like a pyramid poised on its apex.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
  • Barbara Delinsky
    Barbara Delinsky
    American writer 1945-
    Barbara Delinsky
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    As I plotted 'Blueprints,' I realized that ageism against women is most obvious in the field of entertainment - and that I needed a TV show in my book.
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
    John Stuart Mill
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    As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other.
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