Quotes: characteristics

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  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming little ''personal characteristics.''
  • Leonard Cohen
    Leonard Cohen
    Canadian-born American Musician, Songwriter, Singer 1934-
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    Any startling piece of work has a subversive element in it, a delicious element often. Subversion is only disagreeable when it manifests in political or social activity. In what we call art, it's one of the most desirable characteristics of a piece of work.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
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    As a company grows from 25 to 50 to 100 to 200 to 500 to 1000 people, the characteristics of who is the very best talent in leadership roles will change. It's rarely the case that your leadership team at 1000 people is the same leadership team you had a 25 people.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
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    Capitalism requires individual responsibility and accountability. People are seen as atomized units in a capitalist system - they are either useful, or they are not. They are not seen racially or ethnically or religiously. They consume and they produce, and those are their only relevant characteristics.
  • Cassandra Clare
    Cassandra Clare
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    Creating characters is like throwing together ingredients for a recipe. I take characteristics I like and dislike in real people I know, or know of, and use them to embellish and define characters.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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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
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    Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
  • Harry Emerson Fosdick
    Harry Emerson Fosdick
    American minister 1878-1969
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    He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.
  • It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives it most distinctive characteristics.
  • Arianna Huffington
    Arianna Huffington
    Greek-American author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman 1950-
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    It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes, skills and abilities and disastrous to force them to suppress their specifically female characteristics and abilities by keeping up the pretense that there are no differences between the sexes.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
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    Mars is much closer to the characteristics of Earth. It has a fall, winter, summer and spring. North Pole, South Pole, mountains and lots of ice. No one is going to live on Venus; no one is going to live on Jupiter.
  • J. S. Habgood
    J. S. Habgood
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    Movements born in hatred very quickly take on the characteristics of the thing they oppose.
  • Saskya Pandita
    Saskya Pandita
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    Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.
  • Felix Frankfurter
    Felix Frankfurter
    Austrian-American lawyer, professor, and jurist 1882-1965
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    Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean Cocteau
    French writer 1889-1963
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    One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends.
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