Quotes: complicated

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  • August Strindberg
    August Strindberg
    Swedish writer 1849-1912
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    A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
  • Pablo Casals
    Pablo Casals
    Spanish cellist, composer, and conductor 1876-1973
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    Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.
  • Paul Valery
    Paul Valery
    French poet 1871-1945
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    A man is infinitely more complicated than his thoughts.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
    Joseph Conrad
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    An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation.
  • Bosnia is a complicated country: three religions, three nations and those 'others'. Nationalism is strong in all three nations; in two of them there are a lot of racism, chauvinism, separatism; and now we are supposed to make a state out of that.
  • A. N. Wilson
    A. N. Wilson
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    Brain power improves by brain use, just as our bodily strength grows with exercise. And there is no doubt that a large proportion of the female population, from school days to late middle age, now have very complicated lives indeed.
  • Arthur Keith
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    Civilization never stands still; if in one country it is falling back, in another it is changing, evolving, becoming more complicated, bringing fresh experience to body and mind, breeding new desires, and exploiting Nature's cupboard for their satisfaction.
  • Carly Fiorina
    Carly Fiorina
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    Crony capitalism is alive and well: the big are bigger, the wealthy are getting wealthier because, with a very large powerful complicated government, which is what we have and which Democrats want more of, only the big, the powerful, the wealthy and the well connected can survive.
  • Adrienne Rich
    Adrienne Rich
    American Poet 1929-
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    Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events.
  • Wallace Stevens
    Wallace Stevens
    American poet 1879-1955
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    Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would be a bore.
  • Dave Barry
    Dave Barry
    American humorist, writer
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    Guys are simple... women are not simple and they always assume that men must be just as complicated as they are, only way more mysterious. The whole point is guys are not thinking much. They are just what they appear to be. Tragically.
  • I believe people are much more complicated than they can handle.
  • Richard Deupree
    Richard Deupree
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    I don't understand complicated problems. I only understand simple ones.
  • Anne Stevenson
    Anne Stevenson
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    I play with language a great deal in my poems, and I enjoy that. I try to condense language, that is, I try to express complicated but I hope real emotions as simply as possible. But that doesn't mean the poems are simple, just that they are as truthful as I can make them.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
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    If you aren't going to make your revenue plan, it's unlikely you'll make your EBITDA or Net Income plan. You don't even have to get complicated and look at Gross Margin or more derivative metrics - if you are off in Q1 and have any sort of growth expectations , you are going to miss for the year.
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