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  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
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    A duped newspaper or magazine could contend that a fiction-spouting journalist obtained part of his salary via fraud, and use a criminal proceeding to try and recoup that money. Given the profession's notoriously low wages, however, it's probably not worth the publicity headache and legal fees. No news organization has ever pursued such a case.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.
  • Antonin Scalia
    Antonin Scalia
    American jurist 1936-2016
    Antonin Scalia
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    A journalistic purpose could be someone with a Xerox machine in a basement.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
  • Bette Midler
    Bette Midler
    American singer, songwriter, actress and comedian 1945-
    Bette Midler
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    A lot of people say that my life is wasted on me because I could be a bigger asshole than I am, but I've chosen not to be.
    Source: The Strip podcast interviewed by Steve Friess[12 27 2007 @ 20:59]PODXIES
  • Carole Bouquet
    Carole Bouquet
    French actress and fashion 1957-
    Carole Bouquet
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    A man can't pass on, like a mother could, an awareness of your body, or sensuality, or what it means to be a woman. I was never taught what femininity was. I learnt it - or rather I invented it - on my own. I tended not to talk at all, if people were staring at me.
  • Abraham Polonsky
    Abraham Polonsky
    American film director, screenwriter and novelist 1910-1999
    Abraham Polonsky
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    A man could spend the rest of his life trying to remember what he shouldn't have said.
  • C. S. Forester
    C. S. Forester
    English novelist 1899-1966
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    A man who writes for a living does not have to go anywhere in particular, and he could rarely afford to if he wanted.
  • Charles A. Garfield
    Charles A. Garfield
    American psychologist and author 1944-
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    A mission could be defined as an image of a desired state that you want to get to. Once fully seen, it will inspire you to act, fuel your imagination and determine your behavior.
  • Bertrand Piccard
    Bertrand Piccard
    Swiss psychiatrist 1958-
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    A movie I must have seen 10 times is 'Jonathan Livingston Seagull.' It's an old movie, but still such a beautiful message. If I had only one film I could take on my computer on a desert island, I would take 'Jonathan Livingston Seagull.'
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    A perfectly healthy sentence, it is true, is extremely rare. For the most part we miss the hue and fragrance of the thought; as if we could be satisfied with the dews of the morning or evening without their colors, or the heavens without their azure.
  • John Jay Chapman
    John Jay Chapman
    American author 1862-1933
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    A political organization is a transferable commodity. You could not find a better way of killing virtue than by packing it into one of these contraptions which some gang of thieves is sure to find useful.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
    Harry S. Truman
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    A president either is constantly on top of events or, if he hesitates, events will soon be on top of him. I never felt that I could let up for a moment.
  • W. Winwood Reade
    W. Winwood Reade
    British historian, explorer, and philosopher 1838-1875
    W. Winwood Reade
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    A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
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    A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.
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