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  • Marlene Dietrich
    Marlene Dietrich
    German-born American Film Actor 1904-1992
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    Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.
  • Kingsley Amis
    Kingsley Amis
    English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher 1922-1995
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    A bad review may spoil your breakfast, but you shouldn't allow it to spoil your lunch.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
  • Christopher Morley
    Christopher Morley
    American Novelist, Journalist, Poet 1890-1957
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    There are a lot of people who must have the table laid in the usual fashion or they will not enjoy the dinner.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    We do NOT know the past in chronological sequence. It may be convenient to lay it out anesthetized on the table with dates pasted on here and there, but what we know we know by ripples and spirals eddying out from us and from our own time.
  • Lewis Carroll
    Lewis Carroll
    British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
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    ''One can't believe impossible things. I dare say you haven't had much practice,'' said the Queen. ''When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.''
    Source: Alice in wonderland
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    A candle burned on the table, a candle burned... he whispered to himself — the beginning of something confused, formless; he hoped that it would take shape of itself. But nothing more came to him.
  • Denzel Washington
    Denzel Washington
    American actor, director, and producer 1954-
    Denzel Washington
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    A film is just like a muffin. You make it. You put it on the table. One person might say, ''Oh, I don't like it.'' One might say it's the best muffin ever made. One might say it's an awful muffin. It's hard for me to say. It's for me to make the muffin.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    A lot of people don't have much food on their table
    But they got a lot of forks and knives
    And they gotta cut something
    Source: Bob Dylan (1962)
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.
  • Anne Spencer
    Anne Spencer
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    A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what a man needs to be happy ?
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