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  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    British poet 1859-1936
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    Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has, it may be inadvisable to draw it out... and perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.
    Source: The Name and Nature of Poetry
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but if you extinguish it, you will not easily kindle it again.
  • J. Robert Oppenheimer
    J. Robert Oppenheimer
    American theoretical physicist and professor of physics 1904-1967
    J. Robert Oppenheimer
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    In some sort of crude sense, which no vulgarity, no humor, no overstatement can quite extinguish, the physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose.
  • Aaron Hill
    Aaron Hill
    English dramatist and writer 1685-1750
    Aaron Hill
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    Letters, from absent friends, extinguish fear, Unite division, and draw distance near; Their magic force each silent wish conveys, And wafts embodied though, a thousand ways: Could souls to bodies write, death's pow'r were mean, For minds could then meet minds with heav'n between.
  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    British poet 1859-1936
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    Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.
  • Terry Waite
    Terry Waite
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    The terrible thing about terrorism is that ultimately it destroys those who practice it. Slowly but surely, as they try to extinguish life in others, the light within them dies.
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