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  • Remy de Gourmont
    Remy de Gourmont
    French Novelist, Philosopher, Poet, Playwright 1858-1915
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    The human mind is so complex and things are so tangled up with each other that, to explain a blade of straw, one would have to take to pieces an entire universe. A definition is a sack of flour compressed into a thimble.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
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    A tree trunk the size of a man grows from a blade as thin as a hair. A tower nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth.
  • Avi Arad
    Avi Arad
    Israeli-American businessman 1948-
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    But the community knew Blade, and everybody but us was shocked at the box office, and subsequently the DVD. That was the beginning of the DVD revolution, and Blade was just like wildfire.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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    Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hardly put more upon a man than he can bear. Worry is the rust upon the blade. It is not the revolution which destroys the machinery but the friction. Fear secretes acids; but love and trust are sweet juices
  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
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    Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or by the handle.
  • Sir James Matthew Barrie
    Sir James Matthew Barrie
    British playwright 1860-1937
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    Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    The moral ambivalence of the great mother goddesses has been conveniently forgotten by those American feminists who have resurrected them. We cannot grasp nature's bare blade without shedding our own blood.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
    British economist 1842-1924
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    We might as reasonably dispute whether it is the upper or the under blade of a pair of scissors that cuts a piece of paper, as whether value is governed by utility or cost of production.
    Source: Principles of Economics (1920) Book V, Ch. III
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