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  • Edith Wharton
    Edith Wharton
    American Author 1862-1937
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    I wonder, among all the tangles of this mortal coil, which one contains tighter knots to undo, and consequently suggests more tugging, and pain, and diversified elements of misery, than the marriage tie.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician 1941-
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    In 49 countries around the world, including all of Europe, people have the opportunity of knowing whether or not they are eating food which contains genetically engineered ingredients. In the United States, we don't.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it.
  • Carlisle Floyd
    Carlisle Floyd
    American opera composer
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    Like any other composer of opera, I choose a subject not for polemical reasons, but because it contains vivid characters in highly charged dramatic situations.
  • Brigham Young
    Brigham Young
    American Mormon Leader 1801-1877
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    Now, there is no harm in a teapot, even if it contains tea, if it is let alone.
    Source: Word of Wisdom Journal of Discourses, 12:28 (April 7, 1867)
  • Harold Rosenberg
    Harold Rosenberg
    American art criticus, writer 1906-1978
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    Only conservatives believe that subversion is still being carried on in the arts and that society is being shaken by it. Advanced art today is no longer a cause, it contains no moral imperative. There is no virtue in clinging to principles and standards, no vice in selling or in selling out.
  • Paul Tillich
    Paul Tillich
    German Protestant theologist, philosopher 1886-1965
    Paul Tillich
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    Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of a meaning of our life.
  • Berenice Abbott
    Berenice Abbott
    American photographer 1898-1991
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    Some people are still unaware that reality contains unparalleled beauties. The fantastic and unexpected, the ever-changing and renewing is nowhere so exemplified as in real life itself.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
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    Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture. It is not the physical statement of the structure so much as what it contains that moves us.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
    Bruce Lee
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    The aphorism as a man thinketh in his heart so is he contains the secret of life.
    Source: Striking Thoughts (2000) p. 4; Lee here quotes Proverbs 23:7 As he thinketh
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts.
  • Lynn Lavner
    Lynn Lavner
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    The Bible contains six admonishments to homosexuals and 362 admonishments to heterosexuals. That doesn't mean that God doesn't love heterosexuals. It's just that they need more supervision.
  • Umberto Eco
    Umberto Eco
    Italian writer 1932 -
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    The good of a book lies in its being read. A book is made up of signs that speak of other signs, which in their turn speak of things. Without an eye to read them, a book contains signs that produce no concepts; therefore it is dumb.
  • Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington
    Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington
    Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman 1769-1852
    Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington
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    The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
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