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  • Paul Klee
    Paul Klee
    Swiss artist 1879-1940
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    Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in there having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are the examples they furnish us; and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age.
  • Benny Green
    Benny Green
    American musician
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    Any time I need to get a serious attitude adjustment, I put on one of their records, and there are examples there for all time to keep us honest and keep us reaching; they'll never be eclipsed.
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
    Indian businessman 1949-
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    Bofors was a steelmaker that became a forgings company and then went on to build guns. Companies like Krupp and Thyssen were in steel and forgings before entering defence. There are similar examples in the U.K.; it is a natural progression.
  • Buddy Wakefield
    Buddy Wakefield
    American poet and actor 1974-
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    Dear Angry Older People, over 21-ish, anyone who considers themselves an adult, still bitter: Next time you're wondering what wrong with kids today, you might wanna check the examples you've been giving us to work with.
    Source: Poetry Older People
  • Robert Cecil
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    Examples is more forcible than precept. People look at my six days in the week to see what I mean on the seventh.
  • Augustus Hare
    Augustus Hare
    English writer 1834-1903
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    Examples would indeed be excellent things were not people so modest that none will set, and so vain that none will follow them.
  • Bryan Batt
    Bryan Batt
    American actor 1963-
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    God love Neil Patrick Harris - how great is that. People grew up with him; they go, 'Oh it's him, it's that little boy and he just happens to be gay. How great for him!' The more of those kind of examples that happen, the better it's going to be.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    History is replete with examples of tech firms that were marginalized by new companies and technologies.
  • Edward Young
    Edward Young
    British poet 1683-1765
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    Illustrious examples engross, prejudice, and intimidate. They engross our attention, and so prevent a due inspection of ourselves; they prejudice our judgment in favor of their abilities, and so lessen the sense of our own; and they intimidate us with the
  • In a country as big as the United States, you can find fifty examples of anything.
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    American writer and film 1947-
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    It always stimulates me to discover new examples of my own prejudice and stupidity, to realize that I don't know half as much as I think I do.
    Source: Oracle Night (2009) 35
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    It is hardly to be believed how spiritual reflections when mixed with a little physics can hold people's attention and give them a livelier idea of God than do the often ill-applied examples of his wrath.
  • Bee Wilson
    Bee Wilson
    British food writer, journalist and historian
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    Learning to cook in the 1990s, I thought 'proper olives' meant black. The benchmark was Kalamata from Greece: purple-black with an almost mushroomy depth of flavour. Other fine examples were tiny Coquilles from Nice and plump round Tanches from Nyons.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    Literary works cannot be taken over like factories, or literary forms of expression like industrial methods. Realist writing, of which history offers many widely varying examples, is likewise conditioned by the question of how, when and for what class it is made use of.
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