Quotes: described

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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.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
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    A close associate of his gave an interview in which the book was described as quotes 'fiction from being to end'. I suffered trial by tabloid for a couple of weeks, lots of insults in the press, in the columns - this man should be put in the tower and so on.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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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.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
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    Armstrong described the lunar surface as 'beautiful.' I thought to myself, 'It's not really beautiful. It's magnificent that we're here, but what a desolate place we are visiting.'
  • Arthur Koestler
    Arthur Koestler
    Hungarian Born British Writer 1905-1983
    Arthur Koestler
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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.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
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    December used to be very difficult for me. For many years, I fought the transition to the new year, was generally exhausted at the end of the year, and just wanted to hide. I described myself as a 'cranky Jewish kid who felt left out by Christmas.'
  • 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.
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
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    First, then, State Socialism, which may be described as the doctrine that all the affairs of men should be managed by the government, regardless of individual choice.
  • 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.
  • Barbara Castle
    Barbara Castle
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    He described how, as a boy of 14, his dad had been down the mining pit, his uncle had been down the pit, his brother had been down the pit, and of course he would go down the pit.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Heaven, as conventionally conceived, is a place so inane, so dull, so useless, so miserable that nobody has ever ventured to describe a whole day in heaven, though plenty of people have described a day at the seaside.
  • Ashley Montagu
    Ashley Montagu
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    Hell has been described as a pocket edition of Chicago.
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