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  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
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    A man who takes away another man's freedom is a prisoner of hatred, he is locked behind the bars of prejudice and narrow-mindedness.
    Source: De lange weg naar vrijheid
  • Carrie Fisher
    Carrie Fisher
    American actress, writer and comedienne 1956-2016
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    Acting engenders and harbours qualities that are best left way behind in adolescence.
  • A. D. Hope
    A. D. Hope
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    Adam had learned the jolly deed of kind:
    He took her in his arms and there and then
    Like the clean beasts, embracing from behind,
    Began in joy to found the breed of men.
    Source: Imperial Adam (l. 25-28)
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    After every massacre in a school, Americans grasp at quick cures. 'Let's install metal detectors and give guns to teachers' Let's crack down on troublemakers, weeding out kids who fit the profile of a gunman. Let's buy bulletproof whiteboards for the students to scurry behind, or train kids to throw erasers or cans of soup at an attacker.'
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    Ah! what would the world be to us If the children were no more? We should dread the desert behind us Worse than the dark before.
  • Susanna Moodie
    Susanna Moodie
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    Ah, Hope! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of to-day, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.
  • Amelia Barr
    Amelia Barr
    British novelist and teacher 1831-1919
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    All changes are more or less tinged with melancholy, for what we are leaving behind is part of ourselves.
  • Gail Sheehy
    Gail Sheehy
    American author, journalist, and lecturer 1937-
    Gail Sheehy
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    All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter into another!
  • Anatole France
    Anatole France
    French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
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    All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
    Bono
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    All That You Can't Leave Behind and How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb are both really mad long titles. As I've just said them, I've just realised how ridiculous the titles are.
    Source: CNN Interview, after the 2006 Grammys (9 February 2006)
  • Black Kettle
    Black Kettle
    Native Indian Cheyenne chief 1803-1868
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    Although the troops have struck us, we throw it all behind and are glad to meet you in peace and friendship.
    Source: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (1970)
  • Bill Plympton
    Bill Plympton
    American animator, graphic designer and cartoonist 1946-
    Bill Plympton
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    America is behind Europe and Japan in terms of accepting adult ideas in animation.
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
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    And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart, till the Devil whispered behind the leaves ''It's pretty, but is it Art?''
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
    Kofi Annan
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    Any society that does not succeed in tapping into the energy and creativity of its youth will be left behind.
    Source: Twitter (2013)
  • Bart Starr
    Bart Starr
    American football quarterback and coach 1934-
    Bart Starr
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    Anyone can support a team that is winning - it takes no courage. But to stand behind a team to defend a team when it is down and really needs you, that takes a lot of courage.
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