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  • Benjamin E. Mays
    Benjamin E. Mays
    American Baptist minister and civil rights leader 1894-1984
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    ... the circumference of life cannot be rightly drawn until the center is set.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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    Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
  • Edward Hoagland
    Edward Hoagland
    American Novelist, Essayist 1932-
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    The question of whether it's God's green earth is not at center stage, except in the sense that if so, one is reminded with some regularity that He may be dying.
  • Ann Druyan
    Ann Druyan
    American writer 1949-
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    A lot of people have this ego need that makes them want to believe that Earth is the center of the universe and humans are the most important species, the supreme expression of creation.
  • Cass Canfield
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    A publisher should always be on the receiving end. He should take an interest in almost any subject and remain anonymous, letting the author take center stage.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    A toddling little girl is a center of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    Acts that proceed from your calm center are always more effective than acts that proceed from fear, guilt, or anger.
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
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    America is a hurricane, and the only people who do not hear the sound are those fortunate if incredibly stupid and smug White Protestants who live in the center, in the serene eye of the big wind.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    America is a nation with no truly national city, no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center, the political capital, and the financial hub.
  • Allen Klein
    Allen Klein
    American businessman, music publisher 1931-2009
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    And, unlike the earlier bombing on the World Trade Center, a major landmark and symbol of the strength of the financial world was, not just damaged but, totally destroyed.
  • Bobby Ray Inman
    Bobby Ray Inman
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    As best I can tell there was no advance warning of the attack on the World Trade Center in 1993, which was the first significant foreign terrorist activity in the U.S. No tip-offs that it was coming.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
  • Being at the center of a film is a burden one takes on with innocence - the first time. Thereafter, you take it on with trepidation.
  • Ben Folds
    Ben Folds
    American singer-songwriter, musician and composer 1966-
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    But I really do have a soft spot for the solo shows. Any musician who writes and sings will tell you that's the center of it, that is it. It's almost like there's something church-like about it and you gotta go back there, if you're a songwriter that sings your material.
  • Celestial navigation is based on the premise that the Earth is the center of the universe. The premise is wrong, but the navigation works. An incorrect model can be a useful tool.
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