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  • Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
  • S. Leacock
    S. Leacock
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    Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    All these primary impulses, not easily described in words, are the springs of man's actions.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    An event described by those to whom it was told by men who did not see it.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
    Susan Sontag
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    Anything in history or nature that can be described as changing steadily can be seen as heading toward catastrophe.
  • Arthur Koestler
    Arthur Koestler
    Hungarian Born British Writer 1905-1983
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    Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious. We have only to imagine how differently we would be described - and will be, after our deaths - by each of the family members who believe they know us.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    If you're treated a certain way you become a certain kind of person. If certain things are described to you as being real they're real for you whether they're real or not.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Many of the phenomena of Winter are suggestive of an inexpressible tenderness and fragile delicacy. We are accustomed to hear this king described as a rude and boisterous tyrant; but with the gentleness of a lover he adorns the tresses of Summer.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    My drawings have been described as pre-internationalist, meaning that they were finished before the ideas for them had occurred to me. I shall not argue the point.
  • David Jenkins
    David Jenkins
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    No statement about God is simply, literally true. God is far more than can be measured, described, defined in ordinary language, or pinned down to any particular happening.
  • George Carey
    George Carey
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    People have described me as a ''management bishop'' but I say to my critics, ''Jesus was a management expert too.''
  • Karl Popper
    Karl Popper
    Austrian-British philosopher and professor 1902-1994
    Karl Popper
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    Science may be described as the art of systematic over-simplification.
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