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English writer 1775-1817
A fondness for reading, properly directed, must be an education in itself.
Indian nationalist and statesman 1889-1964
Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
C. L. R. James
Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
After World War I the resentment of the working class against all that it had to suffer was directed more against Morgan, Wall Street and private capital than the government.
British economist 1842-1924
All labour is directed towards producing some effect.
Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.
E. J. Hobsbawm
British historian 1917-2012
As the global expansion of Indian and Chinese restaurants suggests, xenophobia is directed against foreign people, not foreign cultural imports.
Irish author 1847-1912
Count Dracula had directed me to go to the Golden Krone Hotel, which I found, to my great delight, to be thoroughly old-fashioned, for of course I wanted to see all I could of the ways of the country.
German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
American film director, screenwriter, and producer 1909-1993
Every screenwriter worthy of the name has already directed his film when he has written his script.
Russian nuclear physicist, dissident and activist 1921-1989
For me, the moral difficulties lie in the continual pressure brought to bear on my friends and immediate family, pressure which is not directed against me personally but which at the same time is all around me.
American Author, Columnist 1902-
Having a thirteen-year-old in the family is like having a general-admission ticket to the movies, radio and TV. You get to understand that the glittering new arts of our civilization are directed to the teen-agers, and by their suffrage they stand or fall.
American actress and singer 1974-
I think a lot of times we're so told in our world that marriage is everything, and having a partner is everything. If you look at our movies and things, it's all directed around that love, and if you don't have that love, how sad you are.
American Author, Critic 1944-
I've found, in my own writing, that a little hatred, keenly directed, is a useful thing.
English writer and actor 1908-1999
If Mr. Vincent Price were to be co-starred with Miss Bette Davis in a story by Mr. Edgar Allan Poe directed by Mr. Roger Corman, it could not fully express the pent-up violence and depravity of a single day in the life of the average family.
American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
If our history has taught us anything, it is that action for change directed against the external conditions of our oppressions is not enough.Source: Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches (2012) 142
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