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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A useless life is an early death.
  • Baltasar Gracián
    Baltasar Gracián
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    A beautiful woman should break her mirror early.
  • Günther Grass
    Günther Grass
    German writer 1927-2015
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    Believing: it means believing in our own lies. And I can say that I am grateful that I got this lesson very early.
  • Paul Klee
    Paul Klee
    Swiss artist 1879-1940
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    Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in there having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are the examples they furnish us; and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
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    'Anthony and the Magic Picture Frame' tells it like it really was in America's early space program - the adventure, the risks, and the rewards.
  • Rupert Brooke
    Rupert Brooke
    British poet 1887-1915
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    A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
  • Edward M. Forster
    Edward M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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    A funeral is not death, any more than baptism is birth or marriage union. All three are the clumsy devices, coming now too late, now too early, by which Society would register the quick motions of man.
  • Abdoulaye Wade
    Abdoulaye Wade
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    A small child from a developing country has the advantage, from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind, which constitute a sure advantage over the little African child who has never even held a modern toy.
  • Bob Kane
    Bob Kane
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    Although Bill Finger literally typed the scripts in the early days, he wrote the scripts from ideas that we mutually collaborated on. Many of the unique concepts and story twists also came from my own fertile imagination.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
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    Although it is generally known, I think it's about time to announce that I was born at a very early age.
  • Bridget Riley
    Bridget Riley
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    An artist's early work is inevitably made up of a mixture of tendencies and interests, some of which are compatible and some of which are in conflict.
    Source: The Eyes Mind: Collected Writings 1965-2009 (2009)
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    An enthusiastic desire of visiting the Old World haunted me from early childhood. I cherished a presentiment, amounting almost to belief, that I should one day behold the scenes, among which my fancy had so long wandered.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    And how should a beautiful, ignorant stream of water know it heads for an early release - out across the desert, running toward the Gulf, below sea level, to murmur its lullaby, and see the Imperial Valley rise out of burning sand with cotton blossoms, wheat, watermelons, roses, how should it know?
  • Buddy Rich
    Buddy Rich
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    And, well of course, Count Basie, and I think all of the black bands of the late thirties and early forties, bands with real players. They had an influence on everybody, not just drummers.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
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    Around the time I began starving, in the early eighties, the visual image had begun to supplant text as culture's primary mode of communication, a radical change because images work so differently than words: They're immediate, they hit you at levels way beneath intellect, they come fast and furious.
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