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  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Confronted with the impossibility of remaining faithful to one's beliefs, and the equal impossibility of becoming free of them, one can be driven to the most inhuman excesses.
  • Boris Yeltsin
    Boris Yeltsin
    Russian politician 1931-2007
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    Europe has found itself confronted with fresh challenges - challenges of a global character, the nature of which is directly connected with changes in the international climate and the difficulties of seeking new models for co-operation.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
    Danish architect and designer 1902-1971
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    I do not feel certain until I have confronted my initial solution with other solutions - although in fact the first solution often proves to be the right one.
  • Erich Fromm
    Erich Fromm
    German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
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    Just as love is an orientation which refers to all objects and is incompatible with the restriction to one object, so is reason a human faculty which must embrace the whole of the world with which man is confronted.
  • Emma Goldman
    Emma Goldman
    American anarchist 1869-1940
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    Merely external emancipation has made of the modern woman an artificial being. Now, woman is confronted with the necessity of emancipating herself from emancipation, if she really desires to be free.
  • Billy Collins
    Billy Collins
    American poet 1941-
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    Often people, when they're confronted with a poem, it's like someone who keep saying 'what is the meaning of this? What is the meaning of this?' And that dulls us to the other pleasures poetry offers.
  • Eric Berne
    Eric Berne
    Canadian-born psychiatrist 1910-1970
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    The destiny of every human being is decided by what goes on inside his skull when confronted by what goes on outside his skull.
  • Anais Nin
    Anais Nin
    French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
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    The human father has to be confronted and recognized as human, as man who created a child and then, by his absence, left the child fatherless and then Godless.
  • Aleister Crowley
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
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    The ordinary man looking at a mountain is like an illiterate person confronted with a Greek manuscript.
  • Alice Hoffman
    Alice Hoffman
    American novelist 1952-
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    The original fairy tale was about the youngest sister going into a room in the castle and finding all the bodies of the wives that came before her - she is confronted with truth, thinking about how often we think we know people and we really don't.
  • Alice Miller
    Alice Miller
    Polish-born Swiss psychologist 1923-2010
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    There are people who have benefited from therapy without being confronted with the past at all.
  • John Dewey
    John Dewey
    American philosopher 1859-1952
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    We only think when we are confronted with problems.
  • Bob Taft
    Bob Taft
    American politician and attorney 1942-
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    We will never forget the passengers of Flight 93, who courageously confronted the terrorists, defeating another planned attack on America. They are the heroes for our times.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.
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