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  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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    Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    Embraces are cominglings from the head even to the feet, and not a pompous high priest entering by a secret place.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other.
  • Sir Richard Burton
    Sir Richard Burton
    British explorer, writer, soldier, ethnologist, poet and diplomat 1821-1890
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    False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
  • Guy Debord
    Guy Debord
    French philosopher 1931-
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    Ideas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an author's phrase, makes use of his expressions, erases a false idea, and replaces it with the right idea.
  • Jonathan Raban
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    Life, as the most ancient of all metaphors insists, is a journey; and the travel book, in its deceptive simulation of the journey's fits and starts, rehearses life's own fragmentation. More even than the novel, it embraces the contingency of things.
  • Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
    French christelijk mysticist, writer 1881-1955
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    Love alone can unite living beings so as to complete and fulfill them... for it alone joins them by what is deepest in themselves. All we need is to imagine our ability to love developing until it embraces the totality of men and the earth.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    No matter how vast, how total, the failure of man here on earth, the work of man will be resumed elsewhere. War leaders talk of resuming operations on this front and that, but man's front embraces the whole universe.
  • Naomi Wolf
    Naomi Wolf
    American author, journalist, feminist, and former political advisor 1962-
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    The beauty myth moves for men as a mirage; its power lies in its ever-receding nature. When the gap is closed, the lover embraces only his own disillusion.
  • Brene Brown
    Brene Brown
    American professor, lecturer, author 1965-
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    When we're looking for compassion, we need someone who is deeply rooted, is able to bend and, most of all, embraces us for our strengths and struggles.
  • Stephen R. Covey
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
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    Wisdom is your perspective on life, your sense of balance, your understanding of how the various parts and principles apply and relate to each other. It embraces judgment, discernment, comprehension. It is a gestalt or oneness, and integrated wholeness.
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
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    Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
    American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
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    Revolutionary feminism embraces men who are able to change, who are capable of responding mutually in a subject-to-subject encounter where desire and fulfillment are in no way linked to coercive subjugation. This feminist vision of the sexual imaginary is the space few men seem able to enter.
    Source: Resisting Representations Outlaw Culture
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