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  • 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.
  • Paul De Man
    Paul De Man
    In België geboren American literair criticus 1919-1983
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    Fashion is like the ashes left behind by the uniquely shaped flames of the fire, the trace alone revealing that a fire actually took place.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.
  • Bill Simmons
    Bill Simmons
    American sports analyst and author 1969-
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    First impressions matter more in basketball than in any other sport, and they can be savored only in person. Players can't hide behind pads or helmets, so we can stare at them, evaluate every move they make: running, jumping, walking, even ogling the cheerleaders. We can see every ripple and tattoo. If they're lazy, we can tell.
  • Thomas Browne
    Thomas Browne
    English polymath and author 1605-1682
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    Forcible ways make not an end of evil, but leave hatred and malice behind them.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    From the desert I come to thee, On a stallion shod with fire; And the winds are left behind In the speed of my desire.
  • Carolyn Murphy
    Carolyn Murphy
    American model and actress 1974-
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    Giving birth was the most amazing thing I've ever done. I'd been living in a Third World country, and I said, 'I'm going to just squat behind a tree.' I basically did that but in a chair in my living room. I didn't want a sterile hospital room. I didn't want doctors. I had a midwife.
  • Louis de Bernieres
    Louis de Bernieres
    British novelist 1954-
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    God is an oppressor, He is incapable of human sympathy; behind a smiling face He hides an evil heart.
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind that I will never die.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    Great nations are simply the operating fronts of behind-the-scenes, vastly ambitious individuals who had become so effectively powerful because of their ability to remain invisible while operating behind the national scenery.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.
  • Arlen Specter
    Arlen Specter
    American lawyer, author, and politician 1930-2012
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    Heart disease continues to be the number one killer; cancer, the number 2 killer, not far behind. The tragic aspect of these deadly diseases is that they could all be cured, I do believe, if we had sufficient funding.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
    Lyndon B. Johnson
    American president 1908-173
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    Heck by the time a man scratches his behind, clears his throat, and tells me how smart he is, we've already wasted fifteen minutes.
  • A. A. Milne
    A. A. Milne
    English author, writer of the Winnie-the-Pooh books 1882-1956
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    Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Cristopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment and think about it.
    Source: Winnie-the-Pooh (1926) Ch. 1, opening lines
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    Home is a place not only of strong affections, but of entire unreserved; it is life's undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room, from which we go forth to more careful and guarded intercourse, leaving behind us much debris of cast-off and everyday clothing.
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