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  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    I would rather be guilty of talking over a person's head than behind his back.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best.
  • Baltasar Kormakur
    Baltasar Kormakur
    Icelandic actor, theater and film director 1966-
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    I'm the first Icelandic director who started working on U.S. movies. There are others behind me now, but it's like when Bjork opened the door for Icelandic musicians to work abroad. We're such a closed-off country, but Bjork broke the spell. And I'm glad it was a woman who did it. She showed us we could break this barrier.
  • Al Unser
    Al Unser
    American automobile racing driver 1939-
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    I've got a great team of engineers behind this race car. I've got a great bunch of mechanics that make it reliable. This car is developed to go out there and be better than the Reynard, and I feel that it is.
  • Maria Montessori
    Maria Montessori
    Italian onderwijskundige 1870-1952
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    If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man's future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual's total development lags behind?
  • Benjamin Walker
    Benjamin Walker
    American actor and stand-up comedian 1982-
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    If it doesn't feel like a job and I'm learning something and getting that rush that I get, I don't care if it's behind a camera, on a TV set, or on the moon.
  • John Lennon
    John Lennon
    British musician 1940-1980
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    If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal.
  • Bert McCracken
    Bert McCracken
    American singer 1982-
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    If there is a God, he or she or it or whatever higher power there is is behind us so long as we're using our music in an inspirational way. I'm here for a reason, and I was given a talent, so I'll continue to try to use it.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
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    If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
  • Andy Warhol
    Andy Warhol
    American artist 1930-
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    If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There's nothing behind it.
  • Brandon Lee
    Brandon Lee
    American actor 1965-1993
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    Immortality is to live your life doing good things, and leaving your mark behind.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    In a higher phase of communist society... only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.
  • W. S. Gilbert
    W. S. Gilbert
    British Librettist 1836-1911
    W. S. Gilbert
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    In enterprise of martial kind, when there was any fighting, he led his regiment from behind - he found it less exciting.
  • Charles Lamb
    Charles Lamb
    English essayist 1775-1834
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    In everything that relates to science, I am a whole Encyclopaedia behind the rest of the world.
  • Bill Paxton
    Bill Paxton
    American actor and director 1955-2017
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    In our game, it's your vanity that keeps you in shape. I've got a little gym set up, and I ride a single-speed bike up the hills behind my house. Lately I've been kind of a slacker. Usually it's a film role that makes me start getting in shape. Between roles, I try to do a little maintenance, but I'm not a workout fanatic at all.
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