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Quotes 46 till 60 of 251.

  • Dorothy Sayers
    Dorothy Sayers
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    Books... are like lobster shells, we surround ourselves with 'em, then we grow out of 'em and leave 'em behind, as evidence of our earlier stages of development.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
    Arthur Erickson
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    Compared to industry in Europe or Japan, where industry was based on a craft tradition, we are sadly behind.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    Culture is the tacit agreement to let the means of subsistence disappear behind the purpose of existence. Civilization is the subordination of the latter to the former.
  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
    William S. Burroughs
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    Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    Do not hide behind utopian logic which says that until we have the perfect security environment, nuclear disarmament cannot proceed. This is old-think. This is the mentality of the Cold War era. We must face the realities of the 21st century. The Conference on Disarmament can be a driving force for building a safer world and a better future.
  • Aravind Adiga
    Aravind Adiga
    Indo-Australian writer and journalist 1974-
    Aravind Adiga
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    Do we loathe our masters behind a facade of love - or do we love them behind a facade of loathing?
    Source: The White Tiger (2008)
  • Allan Sloan
    Allan Sloan
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    Don't commit to being a columnist unless you're willing to do it right. Report your behind off, so you have something original and useful to say. Say it in a way that will interest someone other than you, your family and your sources.
  • Benjamin Stillingfleet
    Benjamin Stillingfleet
    British botanist, translator and author 1702-1771
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    Each moss, Each shell, each drawling insect, holds a rank Important in the plan of Him who fram'd This scale of beings; holds a rack which, lost Would break the chain, and leave behind a gap Which Nature's self would rue.
  • Bill Shuster
    Bill Shuster
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
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    Especially today as we fight the war on terror - against an enemy that represents hatred, extremism and stands behind no flag - we need to remember the sacrifices that have gone into protecting our flag.
  • Bobby Flay
    Bobby Flay
    American celebrity chef and restaurateur 1964-
    Bobby Flay
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    Even if the chef has a good business head, his focus should be behind kitchen doors. A business partner should take care of everything in front of the kitchen doors.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    Every blunder behind us is giving a cheer for us, and only for those who were willing to fail are the dangers and splendors of life.
    Source: Ever the Winds of Chance (1983)
  • Franz Kafka
    Franz Kafka
    Chech German-speaking writer 1883-1924
    Franz Kafka
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    Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
    Ben Shapiro
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    Every so often, we all gaze into the abyss. It's a depressing fact of life that eventually the clock expires; eventually the sand in the hourglass runs out. It's the leaving behind of everything that matters to us that hurts the most.
  • Bob Ehrlich
    Bob Ehrlich
    American lawyer and politician 1957-
    Bob Ehrlich
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    Experts tell us that 90% of all brain development occurs by the age of five. If we don't begin thinking about education in the early years, our children are at risk of falling behind by the time they start Kindergarten.
  • Augusto Roa Bastos
    Augusto Roa Bastos
    Paraguayan novelist and writer 1917-2005
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    Facts can't be recounted; much less twice over, and far less still by different persons. I've already drummed that thoroughly into your head. What happens is that your wretched memory remembers the words and forgets what's behind them.
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