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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    What is called resignation is confirmed desperation.
  • John Henry Newman
    John Henry Newman
    English theologian 1801-1890
    John Henry Newman
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    A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.
  • Caste may be bad. Caste may lead to conduct so gross as to be called man's inhumanity to man. All the same, it must be recognized that the Hindus observe Caste not because they are inhuman or wrong-headed. They observe Caste because they are deeply religious.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Every person above the ordinary has a certain mission that they are called to fulfill.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Everything in woman hath a solution. It is called pregnancy.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    It is in these acts called trivialities that the seeds of joy are forever wasted, until men and women look round with haggard faces at the devastation their own waste has made, and say, the earth bears no harvest of sweetness - calling their denial knowledge.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit it and read it are old women over their tea.
  • Al Capone
    Al Capone
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    When I sell liquor, it's called bootlegging; when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive, it's called hospitality.
  • Bel Powley
    Bel Powley
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    'Diary of a Teenage Girl' was my first American movie. It was my first movie in an American accent. It's based on a graphic novel, which was written in 2002 by someone called Phoebe Gloeckner. It was turned into a play by Marielle Heller, who then wrote it as a screenplay for Sundance Labs.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called "leaves") imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break th
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    A calling is you feel - you look out and see the need - maybe it's the need for the poor, to help poor people. Maybe it's the need to get involved in the race problem, as Martin Luther King was - felt called.
  • Alan Turing
    Alan Turing
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    A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
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    A friend Alan and I ended up in an Outback pub in a place called Daly Waters and apparently, he says, in the course of this very lively evening we spent there I offered to do a house swap with a family from Korea. We weren't sure whether they were from North Korea or South Korea.
    Source: Interview with Stanfords Newsletter (June 2001)
  • Bruce Dickinson
    Bruce Dickinson
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    A guy called Arthur Brown... was a big influence of mine... and also Ian Anderson from Jethro Tull.
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