Quotes: event

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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A miracle is an event which creates faith. That is the purpose and nature of miracles. Frauds deceive. An event which creates faith does not deceive: therefore it is not a fraud, but a miracle.
  • Lee Simonson
    Lee Simonson
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    Any event, once it has occurred, can be made to appear inevitable by a competent historian.
  • Brad Delson
    Brad Delson
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    'Music for Relief' has played a vital role in helping get aid to people who most need it. We are deeply honored to participate in what will likely be our biggest event to date.
  • Thornton Wilder
    Thornton Wilder
    American writer and playwright 1897-1975
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    A dramatist is one who believes that the pure event, an action involving human beings, is more arresting than any comment that can be made upon it.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A miracle, my friend, is an event which creates faith.
    Source: Saint Joan (1924)
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    A society which allows an abominable event to burgeon from its dung heap and grow on its surface is like a man who lets a fly crawl unheeded across his face or saliva dribble from his mouth - either epileptic or dead.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Against ill chances men are ever merry, but heaviness foreruns the good event.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    An event described by those to whom it was told by men who did not see it.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    An event has happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent.
  • Bill Goldberg
    Bill Goldberg
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    At this time, the only thing that would get me back in the ring is something that would positively impact those in need. If selling out another major event would allow me to bring a ship full of supplies to hand out to those in need, I'd say that would be very significant.
  • Barbara Tuchman
    Barbara Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
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    Chroniclers habitually matched numbers to the awesomeness of the event.
    Source: A Distant Mirror
  • Michael Moore
    Michael Moore
    American documentary filmmaker, activist, and author 1954-
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    Democracy is not a spectator sport, it's a participatory event. If we don't participate in it, it ceases to be a democracy.
  • Thomas Hardy
    Thomas Hardy
    British writer and poet 1840-1928
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    Don't you go believing in sayings, Picotee: they are all made by men, for their own advantages. Women who use public proverbs as a guide through events are those who have not ingenuity enough to make private ones as each event occurs.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.
  • Gaston Bachelard
    Gaston Bachelard
    French scientist and philosopher 1884-1962
    Gaston Bachelard
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    Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event.
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