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  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
    Jean Baudrillard
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    Contact with men who wield power and authority still leaves an intangible sense of repulsion. It's very like being in close proximity to fecal matter, the fecal embodiment of something unmentionable, and you wonder what it is made of and when it acquired its historically sacred character.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other when they came in contact with the more civilized.
  • Agnes Repplier
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
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    It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us.
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
    Bill Watterson
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    The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
    Buddha
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    A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
    Barbra Streisand
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    A human being is only interesting if he's in contact with himself. I learned you have to trust yourself, be what you are, and do what you ought to do the way you should do it. You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it.
  • Charles J. Fillmore
    Charles J. Fillmore
    American linguist and Professor of Linguistics 1929-2014
    Charles J. Fillmore
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    All causes are essentially mental, and whosoever comes into daily contact with a high order of thinking must take on some of it.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    America does to me what I knew it would do: it just bumps me. The people charge at you like trucks coming down on you - no awareness. But one tries to dodge aside in time. Bump! bump! go the trucks. And that is human contact.
  • C. Northcote Parkinson
    C. Northcote Parkinson
    British naval historian and author 1909-1993
    C. Northcote Parkinson
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    An enterprise employing more than 1000 people becomes a self-perpetuating empire, creating so much internal work that it no longer needs any contact with the outside world.
    Source: Management Science Journal, October 1960
  • Laurence J. Peter
    Laurence J. Peter
    Canadian educator and hierarchiologist 1919-1990
    Laurence J. Peter
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    Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.
  • Cameron Diaz
    Cameron Diaz
    American actress, author, producer, and model 1972-
    Cameron Diaz
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    Crowds are the most difficult thing for me these days because I have to walk with my head down and my eyes averted. There's still that part of me that wants to hold my head up, make eye contact and smile.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
    Bob Dylan
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    Do you take me for such a fool to think I'd make contact with one that tries to hide what he don't know to begin with.
    Source: Highway 61 Revisited (1965)
  • Anais Nin
    Anais Nin
    French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
    Anais Nin
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    Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.
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