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  • Benjamin Booker
    Benjamin Booker
    American singer, songwriter and guitarist 1989-
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    As soon as I started writing the first batch, I had a vision. I saw me on stage playing a certain type of music. I want to take these blues melodies over aggressive guitars. I heard the sound I wanted to make. I knew what I wanted to do. It wasn't ever there before.
  • Lewis Mumford
    Lewis Mumford
    American social philosopher 1895-1990
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    By his very success in inventing labor-saving devices, modern man has manufactured an abyss of boredom that only the privileged classes in earlier civilizations have ever fathomed.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
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    Darwinism is still very much alive, utterly dominating biology. Despite the fact that no one has ever been able to prove the creation of a single distinct species by Darwinist means, Darwinism dominates the academy and the media.
    Source: Darwinism: The Imperialism of Biology?. Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed
  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
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    Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
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    Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Everyone who has ever built anywhere a ''new heaven'' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Have you ever watched a crab on the shore crawling backward in search of the Atlantic Ocean, and missing? That's the way the mind of man operates.
  • Rainer Maria Rilke
    Rainer Maria Rilke
    German poet 1875-1926
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    I feel it now: there's a power in me to grasp and give shape to my world I know that nothing has ever been real without my beholding it. All becoming has need me..
  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
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    I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.
    Source: Speech at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, February 24, 2004
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    I wouldn't mind seeing opera die. Ever since I was a boy, I regarded opera as a ponderous anachronism, almost the equivalent of smoking.
  • Ben Elton
    Ben Elton
    British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director 1959-
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    I'm lucky because the strongest emotion I have ever felt is being in love, and that definitely informs my writing.
  • Anne Tyler
    Anne Tyler
    American novelist and short story writer 1941-
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    I've always thought a hotel ought to offer optional small animals. I mean a cat to sleep on your bed at night, or a dog of some kind to act pleased when you come in. You ever notice how a hotel room feels so lifeless?
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
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    If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
  • Stephen R. Covey
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
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    If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
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