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  • Adrian Edmondson
    Adrian Edmondson
    British actor 1957-
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    I don't claim that our TV comedies are highbrow in anyway, but I think there's a basis to them, and that's why they're more popular than other TV comedies. There's a basis of truth in them, a gut feeling.
  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
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    In England and America a beard usually means that its owner would rather be considered venerable than virile; on the continent of Europe it often means that its owner makes a special claim to virility.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey 'people.' People say different things: so do instincts. Our instincts are at war... Each instinct, if you listen to it, will claim to be gratified at the expense of the rest.
  • Thomas Alva Edison
    Thomas Alva Edison
    American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
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    Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless.
  • Benoit Mandelbrot
    Benoit Mandelbrot
    Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath 1924-2010
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    An extraordinary amount of arrogance is present in any claim of having been the first in inventing something.
  • Albert Claude
    Albert Claude
    Belgian-American cell biologist and doctor 1899-1983
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    But, in the name of the experimental method and out of our poor knowledge, are we really entitled to claim that everything happens by chance, to the exclusion of all other possibilities?
  • Bill Ayers
    Bill Ayers
    American elementary education theorist 1944-
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    Chicago '68 was a relatively small demonstration for its time, but I've talked to millions of people who claim they were there because it felt like we were all there. Everyone from our generation was there and was at Woodstock.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician 1941-
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    Coal and oil lobbyists added fossil fuels to a bill aimed at helping American manufacturers, so they too could claim 'manufacturing' tax deductions.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    Every new development for the last three centuries has brought men closer to a state of affairs in which absolutely nothing would be recognized in the whole world as possessing a claim to obedience except the authority of the State. The majority of people in Europe obey nothing else.
  • Betty Buckley
    Betty Buckley
    American actress and singer 1947-
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    Feminism - the word - can give us a handle, a rallying point, a common ground, and help us build a bridge. Why not claim the gift of the word as a place to begin?
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    France may claim the happiest marriages in the world, but the happiest divorces in the world are ''made in America.''
  • Jeremy Bentham
    Jeremy Bentham
    English philosopher, jurist, and social reformer 1748-1832
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    He who thinks and thinks for himself, will always have a claim to thanks; it is no matter whether it be right or wrong, so as it be explicit. If it is right, it will serve as a guide to direct; if wrong, as a beacon to warn.
  • Anne Rice
    Anne Rice
    American author of gothic fiction 1941-
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    I claim Dickens as a mentor. He's my teacher. He's one of my driving forces.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    I claim my heart's desire, and I choose my direction. I will attain my chosen goal.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    I claim that in losing the spinning wheel we lost our left lung. We are, therefore, suffering from galloping consumption. The restoration of the wheel arrests the progress of the fell disease.
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