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  • Leonard Cohen
    Leonard Cohen
    Canadian-born American Musician, Songwriter, Singer 1934-
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    Any startling piece of work has a subversive element in it, a delicious element often. Subversion is only disagreeable when it manifests in political or social activity. In what we call art, it's one of the most desirable characteristics of a piece of work.
  • Dr. Joyce Brothers
    Dr. Joyce Brothers
    American psychologist, Television and Radio Personality 1927-
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    Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means you've become a comfortable, trusted element in another person's life.
  • Andrea Dworkin
    Andrea Dworkin
    American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
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    By the time we are women, fear is as familiar to us as air. It is our element. We live in it, we inhale it, we exhale it, and most of the time we do not even notice it. Instead of ''I am afraid,'' we say, ''I don't want to,'' or ''I don't know how,'' or ''I can't.''
  • Rose Macaulay
    Rose Macaulay
    English writer 1881-1958
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    Cranks live by theory, not by pure desire. They want votes, peace, nuts, liberty, and spinning-looms not because they love these things, as a child loves jam, but because they think they ought to have them. That is one element which makes the crank.
  • Bill Viola
    Bill Viola
    American video artist 1951-
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    Creativity is not the property of artists alone. It's a basic element of the human character, no matter what culture you're in, no matter where you are on Earth or in history.
  • Conrad Hilton
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    Enthusiasm is a vital element toward the individual success of every man or woman.
  • Bruce Jackson
    Bruce Jackson
    American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
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    For governments at war, the media is an instrument of war or an element in war that is to be controlled.
  • Beth Orton
    Beth Orton
    English singer-songwriter 1970-
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    From the beginning, I wanted to make dance music with a human element to it.
  • Brendon Urie
    Brendon Urie
    American singer, songwriter, and musician 1987-
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    Having a very serious thematic element in the lyrics and then juxtaposing with something really triumphant and just a big beat to dance to is a nice contrast to having a dark message.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    Henry James seems most entirely in his element, doing that is to say what everything favors his doing, when it is a question of recollection. The mellow light which swims over the past, the beauty which suffuses even the commonest little figures of that
  • Dame Edith Sitwell
    Dame Edith Sitwell
    British poet 1887-1964
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    Hot water is my native element. I was in it as a baby, and I have never seemed to get out of it ever since.
  • Auberon Herbert
    Auberon Herbert
    British writer, theorist, philosopher
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    How can an act done under compulsion have any moral element in it, seeing that what is moral is the free act of an intelligent being?
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    I believe absence is a great element of charm.
    Source: Endymion (1880)
  • Bruce Forsyth
    Bruce Forsyth
    British presenter, actor, comedian, singer, dancer and screenwriter 1928-2017
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    I love getting on You Tube to look at the old comics. I am in my element seeing guys like Jack Benny and Phil Silvers give interviews.
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo
    Benjamin N. Cardozo
    American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
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    If the nature of a thing is such that it is reasonably certain to place life and limb in peril when negligently made, it is then a thing of danger. Its nature gives warning of the consequences to be expected. If to the element of danger there is added knowledge that the thing will be used by persons other than the purchaser, and used without new tests, then, irrespective of contract, the manufacturer of this thing of danger is under a duty to make it carefully.
    Source: MacPherson v. Buick Motor Co.
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