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  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    A fondness for reading, properly directed, must be an education in itself.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru
    Jawaharlal Nehru
    Indian nationalist and statesman 1889-1964
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    Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
  • C. L. R. James
    C. L. R. James
    Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
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    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.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
    British economist 1842-1924
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    All labour is directed towards producing some effect.
  • Clarendon
    Clarendon
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    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
    E. J. Hobsbawm
    British historian 1917-2012
    E. J. Hobsbawm
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    As the global expansion of Indian and Chinese restaurants suggests, xenophobia is directed against foreign people, not foreign cultural imports.
  • Bram Stoker
    Bram Stoker
    Irish author 1847-1912
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    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.
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
    Albert Schweitzer
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    Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.
  • Joseph L. Mankiewicz
    Joseph L. Mankiewicz
    American film director, screenwriter, and producer 1909-1993
    Joseph L. Mankiewicz
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    Every screenwriter worthy of the name has already directed his film when he has written his script.
  • Andrei Sakharov
    Andrei Sakharov
    Russian nuclear physicist, dissident and activist 1921-1989
    Andrei Sakharov
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    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.
  • Max Lerner
    Max Lerner
    American Author, Columnist 1902-
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    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.
  • Brooke Elliott
    Brooke Elliott
    American actress and singer 1974-
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    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.
  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
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    I've found, in my own writing, that a little hatred, keenly directed, is a useful thing.
  • Quentin Crisp
    Quentin Crisp
    English writer and actor 1908-1999
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    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.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
    Audre Lorde
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    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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