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  • Lewis Mumford
    Lewis Mumford
    American social philosopher 1895-1990
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    By his very success in inventing labor-saving devices, modern man has manufactured an abyss of boredom that only the privileged classes in earlier civilizations have ever fathomed.
  • E. M. Forster
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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    A funeral is not death, any more than baptism is birth or marriage union. All three are the clumsy devices, coming now too late, now too early, by which Society would register the quick motions of man.
  • Baz Luhrmann
    Baz Luhrmann
    Australian director, writer, and producer 1962-
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    All good, clean stories are melodrama; it's just the set of devices that determines how you show or hide it.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
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    Diplomacy means all the wicked devices of the Old World, spheres of influence, balances of power, secret treaties, triple alliances, and, during the interim period, appeasement of Fascism.
  • Horace Mann
    Horace Mann
    American educator 1796-1859
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    Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men - the balance-wheel of the social machinery.
  • Ben Parr
    Ben Parr
    American journalist, author, venture capitalist 1985-
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    Google has placed its faith in data, while Apple worships the power of design. This dichotomy made the two companies complementary. Apple would ship the phones and computers, while Google would provide Maps, Search, YouTube, and other web tools that made the devices more useful.
  • Andrew Coyle Bradley
    Andrew Coyle Bradley
    American lawyer 1844-1902
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    In speaking, for convenience, of devices and expedients, I did not intend to imply that Shakespeare always deliberately aimed at the effects which he produced.
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
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    In the absence of a natural disaster we are left again to our own uneasy devices.
    Source: The White Album (1979) 89
  • Brad D. Smith
    Brad D. Smith
    American businessman
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    Millennials, and the generations that follow, are shaping technology. This generation has grown up with computing in the palm of their hands. They are more socially and globally connected through mobile Internet devices than any prior generation. And they don't question; they just learn.
  • Anita Borg
    Anita Borg
    American computer scientist 1949-2003
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    None of these devices address that women keep track of many people's lives, not just their own.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    The convent, which belongs to the West as it does to the East, to antiquity as it does to the present time, to Buddhism and Muhammadanism as it does to Christianity, is one of the optical devices whereby man gains a glimpse of infinity.
  • Beeban Kidron
    Beeban Kidron
    British filmmaker 1961-
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    The devices that our kids use are shipped from the factory with every possible audio, visual or vibration alert switched on. Each new app, website, tweet and message adds another layer of intrusion - each intrusion is cynically designed to get a response, and each response creates an appetite for another intrusion.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    The most evident difference springs from the important part which is played in man by a relatively strong power of imagination and by the capacity to think, aided as it is by language and other symbolically devices.
  • Malcolm Muggeridge
    Malcolm Muggeridge
    British Broadcaster 1903-1990
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    The most terrible thing about materialism, even more terrible than its proneness to violence, is its boredom, from which sex, alcohol, drugs, all devices for putting out the accusing light of reason and suppressing the unrealizable aspirations of love, offer a prospect of deliverance.
  • Bob Rae
    Bob Rae
    Canadian diplomat, lawyer and negotiator 1948-
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    The premise of neo-conservatives is that markets left to their own devices will produce the best possible result, and that political interference is not required. This defies the human reality that people are not commodities, and simply refuse to behave as if they were.
    Source: The Three Questions - Prosperity and the Public Good (1998) Ch. Two, The First Question: Self Interest and Pro
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