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  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    In our wildest aberrations we dream of an equilibrium we have left behind and which we naively expect to find at the end of our errors. Childish presumption which justifies the fact that child-nations, inheriting our follies, are now directing our history.
  • Brooks Atkinson
    Brooks Atkinson
    American theatre critic 1894-1984
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    In the 1920s dramatists attacked their subjects as if the inequities could be resolved. Some of the traditional optimism of America lurked behind most of the early plays. But not now. There is no conviction now that the problem will be solved.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
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    In those countries with centuries of a craft tradition behind their building methods, techniques are tightly coordinated under the direction of the architect.
  • Ben Nighthorse Campbell
    Ben Nighthorse Campbell
    American Cheyenne politician 1933-
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    Indians were here first - it's about time. We're way behind the African Americans and Hispanic Americans in getting politically involved, but we're beginning to take a page out of their notebook.
  • Agnetha Faltskog
    Agnetha Faltskog
    Swedish singer, songwriter and actress 1950-
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    It has always felt like a failure that Bjorn and I couldn't keep our family together. You never get it back, but to this day I don't regret splitting up. The reason behind our separation is one of those things I definitely don't want to go into!.
  • Alexander the Great
    Alexander the Great
    Macedonian king 356BC-323BC
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    It is a lovely thing to live with courage, and to die leaving behind everlasting renown.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
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    It is dangerous to let the public behind the scenes. They are easily disillusioned and then they are angry with you, for it was the illusion they loved.
  • Carine Roitfeld
    Carine Roitfeld
    French fashion editor 1954-
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    It is good to be in front of the lens to appreciate more being behind the lens.
  • Branch Rickey
    Branch Rickey
    American baseball player 1881-
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    It is not the honor that you take with you, but the heritage you leave behind.
  • Ching Ning Chu
    Ching Ning Chu
    Chinese-American business consultant 1947-2009
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    It is not whether your words or actions are tough or gentle; it is the spirit behind your actions and words that announces your inner state.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    It is perfectly monstrous the way people go about nowadays saying things against one, behind one's back, that are absolutely and entirely true.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.
  • Ben Folds
    Ben Folds
    American singer-songwriter, musician and composer 1966-
    Ben Folds
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    It's a tough thing to know that when you're making your album, you're going to end up collaborating with, say, Wal-Mart, on your artwork. That just sucks. And the pressure behind getting the numbers real fast is, to me, dizzying.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
    American businessman and politician 1954-
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    It's better to negotiate behind closed doors than it is to be out throwing rocks at one another in the public square.
  • Edward Gardner
    Edward Gardner
    English conductor 1974-
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    It's not what you take but what you leave behind that defines greatness.
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