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  • Sophocles
    Sophocles
    Greek poet 496 BC - 406 BC
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    A short saying often contains much wisdom.
  • Bernard Bailyn
    Bernard Bailyn
    American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
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    The full bibliography of pamphlets relating to the Anglo-American struggle published in the colonies through the year 1776 contains not a dozen or so items but over four hundred;
    Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution FOREWORD, p. v
  • Margaret Fuller
    Margaret Fuller
    American writer 1810-1850
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    A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
  • A wise man's question contains half the answer.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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    A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
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    An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
    American economist 1953-
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    Economics has many substantive areas of knowledge where there is agreement, but also contains areas of controversy. That's inescapable.
  • George Gurdjieff
    George Gurdjieff
    Russian teacher and writer 1873-1949
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    Every ceremony or rite has a value if it is performed without alteration. A ceremony is a book in which a great deal is written. Anyone who understands can read it. One rite often contains more than a hundred books.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    Every principle contains in itself the germs of a prophecy.
    Source: Biographia Literaria ch. 10
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
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    Every time I am looking into the depths of somebody's brain, I'm thinking, 'This is what makes a person who they are. That structure contains memories. Everything that they've ever experienced is right in there.'
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Everything in Nature contains all the powers of Nature. Everything is made of hidden stuff.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    Experience has taught me that the shallowest of communist platitudes contains more of a hierarchy of meaning than contemporary bourgeois profundity.
  • Pearl S. Buck
    Pearl S. Buck
    American novelist 1892-1973
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    Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.
  • I believe that any single dream contains the essential message about our existence.
  • Arvo Part
    Arvo Part
    Estonian composer 1935-
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    I could compare my music to white light which contains all colours. Only a prism can divide the colours and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener.
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