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  • André Malraux
    André Malraux
    French writer and politician (ps. of A. Berger 1901-1976
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    Always, however brutal an age may actually have been, its style transmits its music only.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    And they tell me you are brutal and my reply is: On the faces of women and children I have seen the marks of wanton hunger. And having answered so I turn once more to those who sneer at this my city, and I give them back the sneer and say to them: Come and show me another city with lifted head singing so proud to be alive and coarse and strong and cunning.
    Source: Chicago l. 10 (1916)
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    But here too it should be noted that the President's approach was to first ask the repressive and brutal Taliban to surrender Osama bin Laden to us, and only after that government refused to do that did we invade.
  • Boris Johnson
    Boris Johnson
    British politician and author 1964-
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    But here's old Ken - he's been crass, he's been insensitive and thuggish and brutal in his language - but I don't think actually if you read what he said, although it was extraordinary and rude, I don't think he was actually anti-Semitic.
    Source: Quotes of the Day, The Times, 18 February 2005, p. 2.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    Concerning non-violence: it is criminal to teach a man not to defend himself when he is the constant victim of brutal attacks.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.
  • Queen Victoria
    Queen Victoria
    Queen of Great Britain 1819-1901
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    For a man to strike any women is most brutal, and I, as well as everyone else, think this far worse than any attempt to shoot, which, wicked as it is, is at least more comprehensible and more courageous.
  • Colette
    Colette
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    I am indebted to the cat for a particular kind of honorable deceit, for a greater control over myself, for a characteristic aversion to brutal sounds, and for the need to keep silent for long periods of time.
  • Aaron Copland
    Aaron Copland
    American composer and writer
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    I hope my recordings of my own works won't inhibit other people's performances. The brutal fact is that one doesn't always get the exact tempo one wants, although one improves with experience.
    Source: Classic Essays on Twentieth-Century Music
  • Eugène Delacroix
    Eugène Delacroix
    French artist 1798-1863
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    I live in company with a body, a silent companion, exacting and eternal. He it is who notes that individuality which is the seal of the weakness of our race. My soul has wings, but the brutal jailer is strict.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
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    It is the weak and confused who worship the pseudosimplicities of brutal directness.
  • Bobby Flay
    Bobby Flay
    American celebrity chef and restaurateur 1964-
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    One of the things that happens in my house on the holidays is after dessert, we sit down to a very ambitious men-versus-women game of Trivial Pursuit. It's brutal. And there's a trophy.
  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    American author and clergyman 1814-1880
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    Profaneness is a brutal vice. He who indulges in it is no gentleman.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    The difference between our decadence and the Russians is that while theirs is brutal, ours is apathetic.
  • Frank Sinatra
    Frank Sinatra
    American singer, actor, and producer 1915-1998
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    The most brutal, ugly, desperate, vicious form of expression it has been my misfortune to hear.
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