Quotes: celebrated

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  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
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    A man who graduated high in his class at Yale Law School and made partnership in a top law firm would be celebrated. A man who invested wisely would be admired, but a woman who accomplishes this is treated with suspicion.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    Christmas means a great deal to me. I was reared in a family that celebrated Christmas to some extent, but I married into a family that celebrated Christmas in a big way. And my wife always made a big thing of Christmas for the children. We have five children, and we had a terrific time at Christmas.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    Colonial system, public debts, heavy taxes, protection, commercial wars, etc., these offshoots of the period of manufacture swell to gigantic proportions during the period of infancy of large-scale industry. The birth of the latter is celebrated by a vast, Hero-like slaughter of the innocents.
  • Billy Baldwin
    Billy Baldwin
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    Evergreen had opened up a whole new world to me. There I met many internationally celebrated people: there I was surrounded by the best art and music, as well as conversation. I knew I could never return to the life I had led before.
  • Further, the dignity of the science itself seems to require that every possible means be explored for the solution of a problem so elegant and so celebrated.
    Source: Disquisitiones Arithmeticae (1801)
  • Carl I. Hagen
    Carl I. Hagen
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    It is nothing to celebrate that one is gay. Us heterosexuals have never celebrated our orientation. This cheering of gays is disruptive to our society. You can almost get the impression that it is better to be homosexual than heterosexual. I think this is very sad.
    Source: About Israel Comment in connection with the annual Europride, i
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    Our religion is itself profoundly sad - a religion of universal anguish, and one which, because of its very catholicity, grants full liberty to the individual and asks no better than to be celebrated in each man's own language - so long as he knows anguish and is a painter.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    Power is not of a man. Wealth does not center in the person of the wealthy. Celebrity is not inherent in any personality. To be celebrated, to be wealthy, to have power requires access to major institutions.
  • David Mamet
    David Mamet
    American Playwright 1947-
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    The Oscars demonstrate the will of the people to control and judge those they have elected to stand above them (much, perhaps, as in bygone days, an election celebrated the same).
  • Charles Prince Of Wales
    Charles Prince Of Wales
    British heir apparent to the throne 1948-
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    The whole imposing edifice of modern medicine is like the celebrated tower of Pisa - slightly off balance.
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
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    To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to continue in a state of childhood all our days.
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
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    Not every religion has to have St. Augustine's attitude to sex. Why even in our culture marriages are celebrated in a church, everyone present knows what is going to happen that night, but that doesn't prevent it being a religious ceremony.
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