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  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
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    'Sherlock' fans are, by and large, an intelligent breed, so they've gone through my back catalogue and got what I've done, why and how I've done it. There is some obsessive behaviour, but I worry for them rather than me.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    American "First Lady" and columnist 1884-1962
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    I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    In the exhaustless catalogue of Heaven's mercies to mankind the power we have of finding some germs of comfort in the hardest trials, must ever occupy the foremost place.
    Source: Barnaby Rudge
  • Alfred Einstein
    Alfred Einstein
    German-American musicologist 1880-1952
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    It was inevitable that in doing this I should arrive at new results, and it is perhaps understandable that in the end I have felt impelled to present these results not only in the dry form of a catalogue, but also in a more connected and personal one.
    Source: Mozart, His Character, His Work (1962)
  • Richard D. Rosen
    Richard D. Rosen
    American author
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    It's apparent that we can't proceed any further without a name for this institutionalized garrulousness, this psychological patter, this need to catalogue the ego's condition. Let's call it psychobabble, this spirit which now tyrannizes conversation in the seventies.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
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    Personally, I can't see why it would be any less romantic to find a husband in a nice four-color catalogue than in the average downtown bar at happy hour.
  • Italo Calvino
    Italo Calvino
    Cuban Writer, Essayist, Journalist 1923-1985
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    The catalogue of forms is endless: until every shape has found its city, new cities will continue to be born. When the forms exhaust their variety and come apart, the end of cities begins.
  • C. S. Forester
    C. S. Forester
    English novelist 1899-1966
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    When I die there may be a paragraph or two in the newspapers. My name will linger in the British Museum Reading Room catalogue for a space at the head of a long list of books for which no one will ever ask.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
    Bruce Springsteen
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    When I was very, very young, I decided that I was gonna catalogue my times because that's what other people who I admired did. That's what Bob Dylan did, that's what Frank Sinatra did, Hank Williams did, in very different ways.
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