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  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    The Metropolis should have been aborted long before it became New York, London or Tokyo.
  • Booth Tarkington
    Booth Tarkington
    American novelist and dramatist 1869-1946
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    The middle-aged stranger whom I met by chance upon the lower rocks at Mary's Neck, that salt-washed promontory of the New England coast, was at first taciturn but became voluble when a little conversation developed the fact that we were both from the Midland country.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    The past was erased, the erasure was forgotten, the lie became the truth.
  • Arthur Middleton
    Arthur Middleton
    American politician 1742-1787
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    The priest is Christ's slave, and Christ himself took the form of a slave and became obedient to death. So the priest in serving human needs lives a Godward life, possessed by God and witnessing that only when lives are utterly possessed by God do they find their true freedom.
  • Bill Medley
    Bill Medley
    American singer and songwriter 1940-
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    The Righteous Brothers got so heavy because of the dramatic hit records like 'Lovin' Feelin.' Bobby and I just felt like we were a couple of Orange County guys who were just having a great time singing rock n' roll, and then, boy, it became something else.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    The teacher pretended that algebra was a perfectly natural affair, to be taken for granted, whereas I didn't even know what numbers were. Mathematics classes became sheer terror and torture to me. I was so intimidated by my incomprehension that I did not dare to ask any questions.
  • Bob Schieffer
    Bob Schieffer
    American television journalist 1937-
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    The truth is the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game. It's part of our culture like turkey at Thanksgiving and lights at Christmas, and like those holidays beyond their meaning, a factor in our economy.
  • Edward Blishen
    Edward Blishen
    English author and broadcaster 1920-1996
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    The work was like peeling an onion. The outer skin came off with difficulty... but in no time you'd be down to its innards, tears streaming from your eyes as more and more beautiful reductions became possible.
  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
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    The Wright Brothers created the single greatest cultural force since the invention of writing. The airplane became the first World Wide Web, bringing people, languages, ideas, and values together.
  • Bobby McFerrin
    Bobby McFerrin
    American jazz vocalist 1950-
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    Then I came up with this crazy idea just to walk out on the stage with no band at all and just start singing whatever came to mind. I actually fought the idea for a while because it seemed almost too radical, but it became obvious what I was supposed to be doing.
  • Bridget Riley
    Bridget Riley
    English painter 1931-
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    There was a time when meanings were focused and reality could be fixed; when that sort of belief disappeared, things became uncertain and open to interpretation.
    Source: The Eyes Mind: Collected Writings 1965-2009 (2009)
  • Charles Dudley Warner
    Charles Dudley Warner
    American writer 1829-1900
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    There was never a nation that became great until it came to the knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
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    This became a credo of mine: attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
  • Bill Shorten
    Bill Shorten
    Australian politician 1967-
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    To the best of my knowledge, when I became national secretary and, indeed, Victorian secretary, the - my predecessors in the union had detected wrong activities, activities which aren't in the best traditions of the AWU or, indeed, trade unionism.
  • Beilby Porteus
    Beilby Porteus
    English Bishop and reformer 1731-1809
    Beilby Porteus
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    Twas not enough By subtle fraud to snatch a single life; Puny impiety! whole kingdoms fell To sate the lust of power: more horrid still, The foulest stain and scandal of our nature, Became its boast. One murder made a villain; Millions a hero.
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