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  • Baldwin Spencer
    Baldwin Spencer
    Antigua and Barbuda politican and labour leader 1948-
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    2005 opens with the promise of a number of substantial direct private investments that can swiftly transform the economy and set all sectors on a pronounced upward curve.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism... but only through the direct responsibility of the individual
  • Aaron Sorkin
    Aaron Sorkin
    American screenwriter, director, producer, and playwright 1961-
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    Certainly, last year we did an episode about the census and sampling versus a direct statistic. You just said the word 'census,' and people fall asleep.
  • Christopher Hampton
    Christopher Hampton
    British playwright 1946-
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    A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts. It is our belief that no human being who devotes his life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can be anything but fundamentally inadequate
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    A man should first direct himself in the way he should go. Only then should he instruct others.
  • Bruce Lipton
    Bruce Lipton
    American developmental biologist 1944-
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    A person's health isn't generally a reflection of genes, but how their environment is influencing them. Genes are the direct cause of less than 1pc of diseases: 99pc is how we respond to the world.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy.
  • Andy Goldsworthy
    Andy Goldsworthy
    British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist 1956-
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    A snowball is simple, direct and familiar to most of us. I use this simplicity as a container for feelings and ideas that function on many levels.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Action seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together; and by regulating the action, which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling, which is not.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
  • Arthur Levitt
    Arthur Levitt
    American SEC chairman 1931-
    Arthur Levitt
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    Although the Internet makes it seem as if you have a direct connection to the securities market, you don't. Lines may clog; systems may break; orders may back-up.
  • Bob Nelson
    Bob Nelson
    American comedian and actor 1958-
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    An employee's motivation is a direct result of the sum of interactions with his or her manager.
  • John Donne
    John Donne
    English poet 1572-1632
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    And new Philosophy calls all in doubt, the element of fire is quite put out; the Sun is lost, and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it.
  • Guy Debord
    Guy Debord
    French philosopher 1931-
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    Art need no longer be an account of past sensations. It can become the direct organization of more highly evolved sensations. It is a question of producing ourselves, not things that enslave us.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
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