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  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    A cosmic philosophy is not constructed to fit a man; a cosmic philosophy is constructed to fit a cosmos. A man can no more possess a private religion than he can possess a private sun and moon.
  • Abdoulaye Wade
    Abdoulaye Wade
    Senegalese politician 1926-
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    Democracy is constructed like an edifice, freedom by freedom, right by right, until it reaches its snapping point.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    For the first time in American history, men in authority are talking about an 'emergency' without a foreseeable end,...Such men as these are crackpot realists: in the name of realism they have constructed a paranoid reality all their own.
    Source: The Power Elite (1956)
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    I can think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were built only to serve.
  • Donald Trump
    Donald Trump
    American businessman 1946-
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    I want a strong border. I do want a wall. Walls do work, you just have to speak to the folks in Israel. Walls work if they're properly constructed. I know how to build, believe me, I know how to build.
  • Barbara Kruger
    Barbara Kruger
    American artist 1945-
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    I'm trying to deal with ideas about histories, fame, hearsay, and how public identities are constructed.
  • Barbara Kruger
    Barbara Kruger
    American artist 1945-
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    I've always thought that it's good to watch the news to find out what everybody else is looking at and believing, if only because that's how consensus is constructed.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
    American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
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    It is both humiliating and humbling to discover that a single generation after the events that constructed me as a public personality, I am remembered as a hairdo.
  • Andrew Taylor Still
    Andrew Taylor Still
    American physician and surgeon 1828-1917
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    My father was a progressive farmer, and was always ready to lay aside an old plough if he could replace it with one better constructed for its work. All through life, I have ever been ready to buy a better plough.
  • Alberto Giacometti
    Alberto Giacometti
    Swiss sculptor, painter, draftsman and printmaker 1901-1966
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    Once the object has been constructed, I have a tendency to discover in it, transformed and displaced, images, impressions, facts which have deeply moved me.
  • Billy Collins
    Billy Collins
    American poet 1941-
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    The first line is the DNA of the poem; the rest of the poem is constructed out of that first line. A lot of it has to do with tone because tone is the key signature for the poem. The basis of trust for a reader used to be meter and end-rhyme.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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    The great moments of rock 'n' roll were never off in some corner of the music world, in a self-constructed ghetto.
  • L. Schefer
    L. Schefer
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    The greatest poem is not that which is most skillfully constructed, but that in which there is the most poetry.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    The journalists have constructed for themselves a little wooden chapel, which they also call the Temple of Fame, in which they put up and take down portraits all day long and make such a hammering you can't hear yourself speak.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.
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