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  • Sholem Aleichem
    Sholem Aleichem
    Yiddish author and playwright 1859-1916
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    A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.
  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck
    American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
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    As an actor, you can steer a scene in another direction by playing it a little differently. And honestly? I like being an actor, and I want to keep having a career.
  • Jimmy Dean
    Jimmy Dean
    American country music singer, actor, and businessman 1928-2010
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    I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
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    The government is supposed to conform to our will. By taking the most important thing you have, your health and your health care, and turning that over to the government, you fundamentally shift the power, a huge chunk of it, from the people to the government. This is not the direction that we want the government to go in this nation.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    The human animal cannot be trusted for anything good except en masse. The combined thought and action of the whole people of any race, creed or nationality, will always point in the right direction.
  • Butch Trucks
    Butch Trucks
    American musician 1947-2017
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    'Enlightened Rogues' we made like the earlier ones: whatever tune came up, whatever direction it went in, that's the way it went. That's what we'll always do. I think if we ever stop doin' that, we ought to quit.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    A special ability means a heavy expenditure of energy in a particular direction, with a consequent drain from some other side of life.
    Source: Modern Man in Search of a Soul (1933)
  • A stop sign is a gift for you to learn that moving in the same direction won't take you any place new.
  • Bill Moyers
    Bill Moyers
    American journalist 1934-
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    America's corporate and political elites now form a regime of their own and they're privatizing democracy. All the benefits - the tax cuts, policies and rewards flow in one direction: up.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    An election cannot give a country a firm sense of direction if it has two or more national parties which merely have different names, but are as alike in their principals and aims as two peas in the same pod.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
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    As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    At any given moment, life is completely senseless. But viewed over a period, it seems to reveal itself as an organism existing in time, having a purpose, trending in a certain direction.
  • Marcelene Cox
    Marcelene Cox
    American author
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    Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires.
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