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  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
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    Show me one thing here on earth which has begun well and not ended badly. The proudest palpitations are engulfed in a sewer, where they cease throbbing, as though having reached their natural term: this downfall constitutes the heart's drama and the negative meaning of history.
  • Bob Rae
    Bob Rae
    Canadian diplomat, lawyer and negotiator 1948-
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    History has only ended for those caught inside the Marxist hothouse. For the rest of us the argument is just getting interesting.
    Source: The Three Questions - Prosperity and the Public Good (1998) Ch. Three, The End of Government?, p. 54
  • Burton Cummings
    Burton Cummings
    Canadian musician, singer and songwriter 1947-
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    There may be a new album, and there may not. Right now, we're encouraging bootlegging because there have been some great live things that ended up on the Internet. Rather than try to stop it, we like it. If nobody gave a crap about you, they wouldn't bother to bootleg you.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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    A friend Alan and I ended up in an Outback pub in a place called Daly Waters and apparently, he says, in the course of this very lively evening we spent there I offered to do a house swap with a family from Korea. We weren't sure whether they were from North Korea or South Korea.
    Source: Interview with Stanfords Newsletter (June 2001)
  • Brian Austin Green
    Brian Austin Green
    American actor, rapper and producer 1973-
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    A lot of student directors used to pick other students to be in their graduate films, so. I ended up doing a couple of them just for fun. Eventually, I got an agent through a friend and I did some commercials; then I got Knots Landing.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    A well begun is half ended.
  • Barney Ross
    Barney Ross
    American professional boxer 1909-1967
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    After the atomic bombs were dropped, the war ended and we went into Tokyo Bay with the rest of the fleet, the Missouri and the rest of them, while they signed the terms of surrender that ended the war.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the power of the State.
  • Bill Murray
    Bill Murray
    American actor, comedian, and writer 1950-
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    All of us kids ended up 'doing Mom.' There are four of us who've tried show business. Five if you insist on counting my sister the nun, who does liturgical dance.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Feminism has exceeded its proper mission of seeking political equality for women and has ended by rejecting contingency, that is, human limitation by nature or fate.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Arthur Golden
    Arthur Golden
    American writer 1956-
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    Geisha because when I was living in Japan, I met a fellow whose mother was a geisha, and I thought that was kind of fascinating and ended up reading about the subject just about the same time I was getting interested in writing fiction.
  • Evelyn Waugh
    Evelyn Waugh
    British novelist 1903-1966
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    His courtesy was somewhat extravagant. He would write and thank people who wrote to thank him for wedding presents and when he encountered anyone as punctilious as himself the correspondence ended only with death.
  • Madonna
    Madonna
    American musician, singer and actress 1958-
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    How could I have been anything else but what I am, having been named Madonna. I would either have ended up a nun or this.
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