Quotes: collection

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  • Carly Fiorina
    Carly Fiorina
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    A boardroom is a collection of individuals, and individuals have varying motives, egos, agendas and qualifications. Sometimes the dynamics can go off track.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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    A collection of a hundred Great brains makes one big fathead.
  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    French writer 1873-1954
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    A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    Almost any biographer, if he respects facts, can give us much more than another fact to add to our collection. He can give us the creative fact; the fertile fact; the fact that suggests and engenders.
  • Bill Mumy
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    Anyway, in the mid 80's I was spending a fortune buying old Golden Age books from the late 30's and 40's and I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi and comic book conventions all around the country here so that I could find books for my collection.
  • Ben Elliot
    Ben Elliot
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    Buenos Aires is easily one of the most stylish cities in the world with its eclectic collection of neighborhoods, each with its own unique charm.
  • Barbara Jordan
    Barbara Jordan
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    But this is the great danger America faces. That we will cease to be one nation and become instead a collection of interest groups: city against suburb, region against region, individual against individual. Each seeking to satisfy private wants.
    Source: Speaking the truth with eloquent thunder
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
  • Bobby Flay
    Bobby Flay
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    Don't underestimate the importance of having enough room to work. Grilling is much more relaxing when you are not trying to juggle a whole collection of plates and bowls as you do it. If your grill doesn't have enough workspace - and they almost never do - set up a table right next to your grill.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
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    Ever since I learned about the concept of garbage collection in 6.001 at MIT in 1984 while using Scheme on HP Chipmunks, I've always thought of dreaming as the same as garbage collection for a computer.
  • William Bolitho
    William Bolitho
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    General jackdaw culture, very little more than a collection of charming miscomprehensions, untargeted enthusiasms, and a general habit of skimming.
  • Sylvia Plath
    Sylvia Plath
    American poet 1932-1963
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    I love people. Everybody. I love them, I think, as a stamp collector loves his collection. Every story, every incident, every bit of conversation is raw material for me.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered together at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
  • I've just finished my next collection, Possible Side Effects, and I'm now working on a collection of holiday stories as well as a memoir about my relationship with my father.
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