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  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
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    After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared.
  • Candice Bergen
    Candice Bergen
    American actress 1946-
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    But when I disappeared, it sort of pissed me off, that guys get to go on being sexual until they're seventy or eighty, and we disappear at forty-five or fifty.
  • Kazuo Ishiguro
    Kazuo Ishiguro
    English novelist and screenwriter 1954-
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    I grew up in Britain before it became a multicultural place, so in many ways I have a nostalgia for an England that's vanished - the England of my childhood has actually disappeared.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past - a pious guardian of some affection, of which the object has disappeared.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    Literature takes a habit of mind that has disappeared. It requires silence, some form of isolation, and sustained concentration in the presence of an enigmatic thing.
    Source: The Human Stain (2000)
  • Brigitte Bardot
    Brigitte Bardot
    French actress, singer and dancer 1934-
    Brigitte Bardot
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    Swallows have disappeared, bees are dying out because of pesticides that should have been banned long ago - it's a scandal.
  • Balthus
    Balthus
    Polish-French modern artist 1908-2001
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    The craft of painting has virtually disappeared. There is hardly anyone left who really possesses it. For evidence one has only to look at the painters of this century.
  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
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    The simple opposition between the people and big business has disappeared because the people themselves have become so deeply involved in big business.
  • Havelock Ellis
    Havelock Ellis
    British psychologist 1859-1939
    Havelock Ellis
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    The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.
  • Bridget Riley
    Bridget Riley
    English painter 1931-
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    There was a time when meanings were focused and reality could be fixed; when that sort of belief disappeared, things became uncertain and open to interpretation.
    Source: The Eyes Mind: Collected Writings 1965-2009 (2009)
  • Lorrie Moore
    Lorrie Moore
    American writer 1957-
    Lorrie Moore
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    Things between us were dissolving like an ice cub in a glass: the smaller it got, the faster it disappeared.
    Source: A Gate at the Stairs (2009) 204
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
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    True enough, Osama bin Laden is dead and other al-Qaeda leaders have joined him. But, the assassination of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans in Benghazi is a brutal reminder that radical Islamic terror groups have not disappeared and certainly are not dormant.
  • Bruce Sterling
    Bruce Sterling
    American science fiction author 1954-
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    We may yet work up to some serious shooting war, or maybe some acts of urban genocide committed with rogue nuclear weapons. But if that were the case, why would we call that "9/11"? If Washington disappeared in a mushroom cloud, we'd give that huge event a different name.
  • Bruce Sterling
    Bruce Sterling
    American science fiction author 1954-
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    We may yet work up to some serious shooting war, or maybe some acts of urban genocide committed with rogue nuclear weapons. But if that were the case, why would we call that '9/11'? If Washington disappeared in a mushroom cloud, we'd give that huge event a different name.
  • Ben Gibbard
    Ben Gibbard
    American singer, songwriter and guitarist 1976-
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    When we moved to Seattle, everybody kind of disappeared into different corners of the city and it was a very difficult time for the band.
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