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  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    A genius can never expect to have a good time anywhere, if he is a genuine article, but America is about the last place in which life will be endurable at all for an inspired writer of any kind.
  • Brendan Behan
    Brendan Behan
    Irish poet, short story writer, novelist and playwright 1923-1964
    Brendan Behan
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    A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Alcohol is a very necessary article. It enables Parliament to do things at eleven at night that no sane person would do at eleven in the morning.
    Source: Major Barbara (1907)
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
    Barry Ritholtz
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    Anyone can make an article longer; the skill is keeping it tight and lean.
  • Alice Hamilton
    Alice Hamilton
    American physician, research scientist, and author 1869-1970
    Alice Hamilton
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    Every article I wrote in those days, every speech I made, is full of pleading for the recognition of lead poisoning as a real and serious medical problem.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginnings.
  • John Frederick Boyes
    John Frederick Boyes
    English scholar of classics
    John Frederick Boyes
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    Friends should be very delicate and careful in administering pity as medicine, when enemies use the same article as poison.
  • Bryan Burrough
    Bryan Burrough
    American author and correspondent 1961-
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    From time to time, just about every 'Vanity Fair' writer has a chance to sell rights to an article or a book to Hollywood.
  • Bob Kane
    Bob Kane
    American comic book writer, animator and artist 1915-1998
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    How can an article about me or the Batman be the true story when I am not consulted or interviewed?
  • Robert A. Heinlein
    Robert A. Heinlein
    American science fiction writer 1907-1988
    Robert A. Heinlein
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    I don't see how an article of clothing can be indecent. A person, yes.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
    Anthony Holden
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    I first got to know Charles in the late seventies when I wrote an article and then a book about him and I think at the time he came across as quite appealing, it was probably the height of his popularity.
  • Calvin Trillin
    Calvin Trillin
    American journalist, humorist, food writer and poet 1935-
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    In modern America, anyone who attempts to write satirically about the events of the day finds it difficult to concoct a situation so bizarre that it may not actually come to pass while the article is still on the presses.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    Non-violence is the article of faith.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
    Marshall Mcluhan
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    The car has become an article of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad, and incomplete.
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