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  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
    Jean Baudrillard
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    Contact with men who wield power and authority still leaves an intangible sense of repulsion. It's very like being in close proximity to fecal matter, the fecal embodiment of something unmentionable, and you wonder what it is made of and when it acquired its historically sacred character.
  • Dylan Thomas
    Dylan Thomas
    English poet 1914-1953
    Dylan Thomas
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    Do not go gentle into the good night. Old age should burn and rage at close of day.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
    Christian Nevell Bovee
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    False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    American author and clergyman 1814-1880
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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    Objects close to the eye shut out much larger objects on the horizon; and splendors born only of the earth eclipse the stars. So it is with people who sometimes cover up the entire disc of eternity with a dollar, and so quench transcendent glories with a little shining dust.
  • Bailey Chase
    Bailey Chase
    American actor 1972-
    Bailey Chase
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    'Damages' was cool. It brought me back to New York for a little while, so that was a lot of fun, and I was obviously very excited about the opportunity to work with Rose Byrne and Glenn Close. I'd been a fan of that show before I started working on it.
  • Bruce Cockburn
    Bruce Cockburn
    Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1945-
    Bruce Cockburn
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    'Gifts' was just a short little one-verse song that I used to close shows in the '60s.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
    Anthony Holden
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    A close associate of his gave an interview in which the book was described as quotes 'fiction from being to end'. I suffered trial by tabloid for a couple of weeks, lots of insults in the press, in the columns - this man should be put in the tower and so on.
  • Guy Finley
    Guy Finley
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    A crisis is a close encounter of the third kind.
  • Barry Mann
    Barry Mann
    American songwriter and musician 1939-
    Barry Mann
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    A guitar riff played on a piano doesn't come close to the purity of it being played on a guitar but I faked it enough to get by.
  • Bryan Robson
    Bryan Robson
    English football manager and player 1957-
    Bryan Robson
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    A lot of people, some of them close to me as well, have said that I sacrificed myself by doing what I did in bringing Terry on board. I didn't see it that way.
  • Samuel Grafton
    Samuel Grafton
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    A penny will hide the biggest star in the Universe if you hold it close enough to your eye.
  • Bernard Hill
    Bernard Hill
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    Actually, parts of New Zealand remind me of Suffolk. There's not many flat bits, but just the atmosphere there. There's a kind of a core tranquility about it, a kind of assuredness that this is fairly close to approaching the perfect way to be.
  • Buddy Valastro
    Buddy Valastro
    American baker and reality television personality 1977-
    Buddy Valastro
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    All of my family is so close. We're always over at each other's houses.
  • Boris Becker
    Boris Becker
    German tennis player 1967-
    Boris Becker
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    An autobiography is not about pictures; it's about the stories; it's about honesty and as much truth as you can tell without coming too close to other people's privacy.
  • Alcuin of York
    Alcuin of York
    English scholar, clergyman and poet 735-804
    Alcuin of York
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    And those people should not be listened to who keep saying the voice of the people is the voice of God, since the riotousness of the crowd is always very close to madness.
    Origineel: Nec audiendi qui solent dicere, vox populi, vox Dei, quum tumultuositas vulgi semper insaniae proxima sit.
    Source: Epistle 127
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