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  • Bill de Blasio
    Bill de Blasio
    American politician 1961-
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    At a certain point, particularly in his third term, Mayor Bloomberg lost touch with the people he was serving.
  • Alfred Noyes
    Alfred Noyes
    English poet, short-story writer and playwright 1880-1958
    Alfred Noyes
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    At a certain stage in his evolution, man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things, which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish, and enabled him to see, at least in the distance, the shining towers of the City of God.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    At any given moment, life is completely senseless. But viewed over a period, it seems to reveal itself as an organism existing in time, having a purpose, trending in a certain direction.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    Bad philosophers may have a certain influence; good philosophers, never.
  • Paul Klee
    Paul Klee
    Swiss artist 1879-1940
    Paul Klee
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    Beauty is as relative as light and dark. Thus, there exists no beautiful woman, none at all, because you are never certain that a still far more beautiful woman will not appear and completely shame the supposed beauty of the first.
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
    Norman Mailer
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    Because there is very little honor left in American life, there is a certain built-in tendency to destroy masculinity in American men.
  • Brandon Lee
    Brandon Lee
    American actor 1965-1993
    Brandon Lee
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    Because we do not know when we will die, we get to think of life as an inexhaustible well. And yet everything happens only a certain number of times. And a very small number really.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
    Abraham H. Maslow
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    Become aware of internal, subjective, sub-verbal experiences, so that these experiences can be brought into the world of abstraction, of conversation, of naming, etc. with the consequence that it immediately becomes possible for a certain amount of control to be exerted over these hitherto unconscious and uncontrollable processes.
  • Katherine Mansfield
    Katherine Mansfield
    New Zealand-born British Author 1888-1923
    Katherine Mansfield
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    Before confessing, be perfectly certain that you do not wish to be forgiven.
  • Vladimir Nabokov
    Vladimir Nabokov
    American writer and poet 1899-1977
    Vladimir Nabokov
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    Between the age limits of nine and fourteen there occur maidens who, to certain bewitched travelers, twice or many times older than they, reveal their true nature which is not human, but nymphic (that is, demoniac); and these chosen creatures I propose to designate as ''nymphets.''
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
    John Milton
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    Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a certain potency of life in them, to be as active as the soul whose progeny they are; they preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of the living intellect that bred them.
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
    Henry Ford
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    Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
  • Antonio Tabucchi
    Antonio Tabucchi
    Italian writer and academic 1943-
    Antonio Tabucchi
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    But I don't think I have any particular talent for prediction, because when you have three or four elements in hand, you don't have to be a genius to reach certain conclusions.
  • Brent Scowcroft
    Brent Scowcroft
    American US Air Force officer 1925-2020
    Brent Scowcroft
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    But the central point is that any campaign against Iraq, whatever the strategy, cost and risks, is certain to divert us for some indefinite period from our war on terrorism.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
    Alfred N. Whitehead
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    But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that, I think, is where our personal destinies are largely decided.
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