Quotes: contact

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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
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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
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    Art is never chaste. It ought to be forbidden to ignorant innocents, never allowed into contact with those not sufficiently prepared. Yes, art is dangerous. Where it is chaste, it is not art.
  • 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.
  • Anais Nin
    Anais Nin
    French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
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    Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.
  • Ken Blanchard
    Ken Blanchard
    American writer
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    For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.
  • Heinrich Heine
    Heinrich Heine
    German poet 1797-1856
    Heinrich Heine
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    Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction.
  • Aaron Klug
    Aaron Klug
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    I like teaching and the contact with young minds keeps one on one's toes.
  • Jamie Oliver
    Jamie Oliver
    British celebrity chef and restaurateur 1975-
    Jamie Oliver
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    I'm probably a bit romantic about it, but I think we humans miss having contact with fire. We need it.
  • 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.
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
    Wayne Dyer
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    Meditation is a vital practice to access conscious contact with your highest self.
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