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  • John Donne
    John Donne
    English poet 1572-1632
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    Contemplative and bookish men must of necessity be more quarrelsome than others, because they contend not about matter of fact, nor can determine their controversies by any certain witnesses, nor judges. But as long as they go towards peace, that is Truth, it is no matter which way.
  • Anish Kapoor
    Anish Kapoor
    British Indian sculptor 1954-
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    Content arises out of certain considerations about form, material, context-and that when that subject matter is sufficiently far away.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    Criticism is often not a science; it is a craft, requiring more good health than wit, more hard work than talent, more habit than native genius. In the hands of a man who has read widely but lacks judgment, applied to certain subjects it can corrupt both its readers and the writer himself.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
    American entrepreneur 1971-
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    Dear Chicago, when I wake up in the morning and see your skyline - the terra cotta of the Wrigley Building, the height of the Willis Tower, the shiny sides of my beloved Trump Tower - I know I'm home. I feel a certain energy walking between your spires, but recognize that what makes you special to me is that my roots are here.
  • Joseph A. Schumpeter
    Joseph A. Schumpeter
    Austrian-American economist 1883-1950
    Joseph A. Schumpeter
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    Democracy is a political method, that is to say, a certain type of institutional arrangement for arriving at political - legislative and administrative - decisions and hence incapable of being an end in itself.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
    Sigmund Freud
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    Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
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    Do awards change careers? Well, I haven't heard of many stories where that's the case. It's a fun excuse to meet colleagues and celebrate people who've done well that year in certain people's eyes, and it's nothing more than that.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance.
    Source: Unpopular Essays
  • Richard Bach
    Richard Bach
    American author 1936-
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    Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.
  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
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    Don't speak evil of someone if you don't know for certain, and if you do know ask yourself, why am I telling it?
  • Brenda Ueland
    Brenda Ueland
    American journalist, editor, and teacher
    Brenda Ueland
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    Even if I knew for certain that I would never have anything published again, and would never make another cent from it, I would still keep on writing.
  • Calvin Harris
    Calvin Harris
    Scottish DJ, record producer, singer, and songwriter 1984-
    Calvin Harris
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    Even if you have a big tune, live crowds can get sick of it. It's not just about the song but also the staying power and if people have connected with it in a certain way. I know that the tracks I put more emotion and depth into are the ones that have the staying power in clubs.
  • Ben Whishaw
    Ben Whishaw
    English actor 1980-
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    Even today, England is a very repressed, repressive country, and there's pressure to be kind of a certain way, so people do things that ultimately make them sad.
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