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  • Dick Gregory
    Dick Gregory
    African-American comedian, civil rights activist, social critic, writer and entrepreneur 1932-2017
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    Civil Rights: What black folks are given in the U.S. on the installment plan, as in civil-rights bills. Not to be confused with human rights, which are the dignity, stature, humanity, respect, and freedom belonging to all people by right of their birth.
  • Edward R. Murrow
    Edward R. Murrow
    American broadcast journalist and war correspondent 1908-1965
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    Anyone who isn't confused really doesn't understand the situation.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    A candle burned on the table, a candle burned... he whispered to himself — the beginning of something confused, formless; he hoped that it would take shape of itself. But nothing more came to him.
  • A court is a place where what was confused before becomes more unsettled than ever.
  • Benjamin Cardozo
    Benjamin Cardozo
    American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
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    A judge is to give effect in general not to his own scale of values, but to the scale of values revealed to him in his readings of the social mind.... Objective tests may fail him, or may be confused as to bewilder. He must then look within himself.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    A serious writer is not to be confused with a solemn writer. A serious writer may be a hawk or a buzzard or even a popinjay, but a solemn writer is always a bloody owl.
    Source: Death in the Afternoon (1932) Ch. 16
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful, for looking at it takes so small a portion of time that the impression of it will be confused. Nor can any very large one, for a whole view of it cannot be had at once, and so there will be no unity and completeness.
  • Richard Marcinko
    Richard Marcinko
    American Navy officer and Vietnam War veteran 1940-
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    Change hurts. It makes people insecure, confused, and angry. People want things to be the same as they've always been, because that makes life easier. But, if you're a leader, you can't let your people hang on to the past.
  • Bo Bennett
    Bo Bennett
    American author 1972-
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    Confusing the words wish, faith and pray with each other usually just results in a minor grammatical faux pas, but when any of these words, especially hope, is confused with action, the results are much more devastating.
  • Stevie Smith
    Stevie Smith
    English poet and novelist 1902-1971
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    Death must be distinguished from dying, with which it is often confused.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    History is but a confused heap of facts.
  • Daniel Boone
    Daniel Boone
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    I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
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    I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity, order or confusion. Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well-ordered or confused.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    I'm not confused, I'm just well mixed.
  • Samuel Goldwyn
    Samuel Goldwyn
    American producer 1884-1974
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    If I look confused it is because I am thinking.
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