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  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.
  • Carl Van Doren
    Carl Van Doren
    American critic and biographer 1885-1950
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    A classic is a book that doesn't have to be written again.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    A classic is classic not because it conforms to certain structural rules, or fits certain definitions (of which its author had quite probably never heard). It is classic because of a certain eternal and irrepressible freshness.
  • Bruce Campbell
    Bruce Campbell
    American actor, writer and director 1958-
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    A cult classic is one that has been fully embraced by an alternative audience, not the popular audience.
  • Bruce Feirstein
    Bruce Feirstein
    American screenwriter and humorist 1956-
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    Bond is a classic archetype character, a character that's embedded in our heads forever, one of a lone warrior setting out to avenge a nation - and you find that character across cultures.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Classic art was the art of necessity: modern romantic art bears the stamp of caprice and chance.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
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    Classic economic theory, based as it is on an inadequate theory of human motivation, could be revolutionized by accepting the reality of higher human needs, including the impulse to self actualization and the love for the highest values.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Classic. A book which people praise and don't read.
  • Alan Bennett
    Alan Bennett
    British playwright, screenwriter, actor and author 1934-
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    Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and often thinks they have.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician 1941-
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    For much of America, the all-American values depicted in Norman Rockwell's classic illustrations are idealistic. For those of us from Vermont, they're realistic. That's what we do.
  • Burn Gorman
    Burn Gorman
    British actor and musician 1974-
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    I know in Britain with 'Doctor Who' all the classic actors, and the people who you'd really want to, work on the show. I like that the fact that 'Torchwood' has actors that want to be involved from the stage. It has raised our game, and I'm just happy for good actors who want to be in sci-fi shows who love the genre.
  • Anita Diamant
    Anita Diamant
    American author 1951-
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    I lived through a classic publishing story. My editor was fired a month before the book came out. The editor who took it over already had a full plate. It was never advertised. We didn't get reviewed in any major outlets.
  • Ang Lee
    Ang Lee
    Taiwanese film director, producer, and screenwriter 1954-
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    I think the book struck me in a few ways that I thought very interesting to pick it as my first martial arts film. It has a very strong female character and it was very abundant in classic Chinese textures.
  • I think the idea of mixing luxury and mass-market fashion is very modern - wearing head-to-toe designer has become a bit passe. It's a new era in fashion - there are no rules. It's all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together.
  • Brooke Burke
    Brooke Burke
    American actress, dancer, model 1971-
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    I'd kind of like to have a classic old muscle car. I think that would be fun.
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