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  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
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    Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.
  • Aberjhani
    Aberjhani
    American historian, columnist and novelist 1957-
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    Art, rightly applied, provided humanity with the symbols, insight, and vicarious experience necessary to help one person place him- or herself in the shoes of another, and by so doing come to appreciate the commonality of human experience.
    Source: The Wisdom of W.E.B. Du Bois (2003)
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Indigenous Canadian-American singer-songwriter and musician 1941-
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    But in the old days, visual artists used to fall into two distinct categories: those of us who created images with cameras and those of us who applied stuff onto other stuff, with brushes or other tools.
  • Mary Wollstonecraft
    Mary Wollstonecraft
    British feministisch writer 1759-1797
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    Children, I grant, should be innocent; but when the epithet is applied to men, or women, it is but a civil term for weakness.
  • Bill de Blasio
    Bill de Blasio
    American politician 1961-
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    Clearly, Mayor Bloomberg did some things right. I think he did a very good job on public health. He did a very good job on environment. I think he was right to achieve mayoral control of education. I don't think he then applied it the right way.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
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    Common sense is calculation applied to life.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    Criticism is often not a science; it is a craft, requiring more good health than wit, more hard work than talent, more habit than native genius. In the hands of a man who has read widely but lacks judgment, applied to certain subjects it can corrupt both its readers and the writer himself.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    Decadence is a difficult word to use since it has become little more than a term of abuse applied by critics to anything they do not yet understand.
    Source: Death in the Afternoon (1932) ch. 7
  • Bradley A. Smith
    Bradley A. Smith
    American law professor 1958-
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    Every major federal campaign-finance-reform effort since 1943 has attempted to treat corporations and unions equally. If a limit applied to corporations, it applied to unions; if unions could form PACs, corporations could too; and so on. DISCLOSE is the first major campaign-finance bill that has not taken this approach.
  • E. M. Forster
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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    Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process, a sort of mental starch, which ought to be applied as sparingly as possible.
  • Ajay Naidu
    Ajay Naidu
    American actor 1972-
    Ajay Naidu
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    I applied to American Repertory School up at Harvard and got in.
  • Bryce Dallas Howard
    Bryce Dallas Howard
    American actress and filmmaker 1981-
    Bryce Dallas Howard
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    I didn't always want to act. My passion was writing, and it still is one of my primary passions to this day, but it wasn't until high school when I started acting in plays that it became a thought of something I might want to do. And when I applied to colleges, at NYU, I was able to study both writing and acting.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.
  • B. C. Forbes
    B. C. Forbes
    American Publisher 1880-1954
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    Ideas are the raw material of progress. Everything first takes shape in the form of an idea. But an idea by itself is worth nothing. An idea, like a machine, must have power applied to it before it can accomplish anything.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
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    If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
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