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  • Igor Stravinsky
    Igor Stravinsky
    Russian composer 1882-1971
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    In the course of your work, you will from time to time encounter the situation where the facts and the theory do not coincide. In such circumstances, young gentlemen, it is my earnest advice to respect the facts.
  • Guy Finley
    Guy Finley
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    A crisis is a close encounter of the third kind.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    Boldness will be at a disadvantage only in an encounter with deliberate caution, which may be considered bold in its own right, and is certainly just as powerful and effective; but such cases are rare.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter.
  • Every noble acquisition is attended with its risks; he who fears to encounter the one must not expect to obtain the other.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
  • David Malouf
    David Malouf
    Australian writer 1934-
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    I knew that the world around you is only uninteresting if you can't see what is really going on. The place you come from is always the most exotic place you'll ever encounter because it is the only place where you recognise how many secrets and mysteries there are in people's lives.
  • Billy Higgins
    Billy Higgins
    American jazz drummer 1936-2001
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    If somebody would come and they're not playing music, they would encounter certain people on another level.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    In a well-functioning democracy, people frequently encounter topics and points of view that they did not specifically select but from which they learn. Those encounters can change minds and, even, the course of lives.
  • Serge Daney
    Serge Daney
    French movie critic
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    In an age of synthetic images and synthetic emotions, the chances of an accidental encounter with reality are remote indeed.
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
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    In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
  • Bob Keeshan
    Bob Keeshan
    American television producer and actor 1927-2004
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    It is my contention that most people are not mugged every day, that most people in this world do not encounter violence every day. I think we prepare people for violence, and I think just as importantly we prepare people for the definition of being gentle.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on us.
  • Brendan Myers
    Brendan Myers
    Canadian philosopher and author 1974-
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    It's clear to me that anyone, anywhere, can experience loneliness, isolation, solitude, and estrangement; and most people probably do encounter these things at some point in their lives.
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