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B. B. King
American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer 1925-2015
Back when we was in school in Mississippi, we had Little Black Sambo. That's what you learned: Anytime something was not good, or anytime something was bad in some kinda way, it had to be called black. Like, you had Black Monday, Black Friday, black sheep... Of course, everything else, all the good stuff, is white. White Christmas and such.
American molecular biologist
Bacteria are single-celled organisms. Bacteria are the model organisms for everything that we know in higher organisms. There are 10 times more bacterial cells in you or on you than human cells.
A. Bartlett Giamatti
American professor and president of Yale University 1938-1989
Baseball breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone.Source: The Green Fields of the Mind, Yale Alumni Magazine, November 1977
Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
American actor 1965-1993
Because we do not know when we will die, we get to think of life as an inexhaustible well. And yet everything happens only a certain number of times. And a very small number really.
French-Swiss architect, writer, and educator 1944-
Before 2000, everything was about being contextual, and buildings were supposed to be good citizens.
French author and filmmaker 1914-
Before they're plumbers or writers or taxi drivers or unemployed or journalists, before everything else, men are men. Whether heterosexual or homosexual. The only difference is that some of them remind you of it as soon as you meet them, and others wait for a little while.
English singer-songwriter 1970-
Before you worry about what genre it is, about whether it's a loop or a drum, it's about what suits the song. It's using what's within your reach, but also reaching for everything you can. I don't know if I always get it right, because I don't know every sound yet.
A. R. Ammons
American poet 1926-2001
Besides the actual reading in class of many poems, I would suggest you do two things: first, while teaching everything you can and keeping free of it, teach that poetry is a mode of discourse that differs from logical exposition.
French fashion editor 1954-
Blogs are quite a new development - now, everyone wants to know you, everyone wants to know everything about you. And you can build a following that way. In a way, it's a good thing if you want to create a buzz around yourself.
American psychiatrist 1920-
Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress 1981-
Britney: People can take everything away from you. But they can never take away your truth. But can you handle it? Can you handle my truth? I don't know... hahaha. Can you handle his? Or hers? We shall see!Source: Britney and Kevin: Chaotic (2005)
Trinidad and Tobago-born British writer 1932-2018
But everything of value about me is in my books.Source: Literary Occasions (2012) 188
American journalist and author 1929-
But for Muslims, everything that they don't have on earth is what they get in heaven. They can drink, they can have sex. All of the forbidden pleasures on earth, you can have in paradise.
Alan W. Watts
In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-1973
But I'll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you'll come to understand that you're connected with everything.
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