Quotes: calls

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  • Pam Brown
    Pam Brown
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    A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
  • Frank Dane
    Frank Dane
    British actor 1885-1957
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    A man who calls bullshit fertilizer.
  • Andrew Young
    Andrew Young
    Amercan activisit and minister 1932-
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    Can wealth give happiness? look around and see, what gay distress! what splendid misery! Whatever fortunes lavishly can pour, the mind annihilates and calls for more.
  • John Donne
    John Donne
    English poet 1572-1632
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    And new Philosophy calls all in doubt, the element of fire is quite put out; the Sun is lost, and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it.
  • George William Curtis
    George William Curtis
    American journalist 1824-1892
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    Anger, even when it punishes the faults of delinquents, ought not to precede reason as its mistress, but attend as a handmaid at the back of reason, to come to the front when bidden. For once it begins to take control of the mind, it calls just what it does cruelly.
  • Any complex activity, if it is to be carried on with any degree of virtuosity, calls for appropriate gifts of intellect and temperament. If they are outstanding and reveal themselves in exceptional achievements, their possessor is called a 'genius'.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
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    Any investment bought via credit always runs the risk of margin calls and, eventually, liquidation.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
    Bill Cosby
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    Any man today who returns from work, sinks into a chair, and calls for his pipe is a man with an appetite for danger.
  • B. D. Wong
    B. D. Wong
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    Asian people are very practical and come from a conservative world. The parents want their kids to be doctors and lawyers. There are casting calls for Asian children, but once the parents find out the children might miss school, they're opposed to it.
  • Bob Woodward
    Bob Woodward
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    Because of Watergate in part, I am kind of a magnet for calls and information and suggestions.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    Death wasn't part of God's original plan for humanity, and the Bible calls death an enemy - the last enemy to be destroyed.
  • Education in the light of present-day knowledge and need calls for some spirited and creative innovations both in the substance and the purpose of current pedagogy.
  • Agnes Smedley
    Agnes Smedley
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    Everybody calls everybody a spy, secretly, in Russia, and everybody is under surveillance. You never feel safe.
  • Bruno Mars
    Bruno Mars
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    Everyone calls me Bruno; they don't ever call me Peter - that was just my government name.
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