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  • Margaret Mead
    Margaret Mead
    American cultural anthropologist 1901-1978
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    A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.
  • Max Planck
    Max Planck
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    A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
  • Maxwell Planck
    Maxwell Planck
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    A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
  • Andy Goldsworthy
    Andy Goldsworthy
    British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist 1956-
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    A snowball is simple, direct and familiar to most of us. I use this simplicity as a container for feelings and ideas that function on many levels.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    After a plane or train crash, the National Transportation Safety Board dispatches its experts within two hours. The investigators in their familiar jackets take charge of the scene, secure evidence, follow leads.
  • Carol P. Christ
    Carol P. Christ
    American feminist historian and author 1945-
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    After much diligent research, aided by other women, I gradually came to understand that beneath the familiar Goddesses of the patriarchy, there is a much more ancient Goddess.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
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    All love is sweet, Given or returned. Common as light is love, And its familiar voice wearies not ever. They who inspire is most are fortunate, As I am now: but those who feel it most Are happier still.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
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    All objects lose by too familiar a view.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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    But with Christ, we have access in a one-to-one relationship, for, as in the Old Testament, it was more one of worship and awe, a vertical relationship. The New Testament, on the other hand, we look across at a Jesus who looks familiar, horizontal. The combination is what makes the Cross.
  • Andrea Dworkin
    Andrea Dworkin
    American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
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    By the time we are women, fear is as familiar to us as air. It is our element. We live in it, we inhale it, we exhale it, and most of the time we do not even notice it. Instead of ''I am afraid,'' we say, ''I don't want to,'' or ''I don't know how,'' or ''I can't.''
  • Brent Scowcroft
    Brent Scowcroft
    American US Air Force officer 1925-2020
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    Europeans are familiar with terrorism and violence. We have not experienced a true conflict on our soil in a hundred years, and especially not one that involved 3,000 dead.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
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    Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
  • Carl Clinton Van Doren
    Carl Clinton Van Doren
    American critic and biographer 1885-1950
    Carl Clinton Van Doren
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    Familiar life, tending to sordidness, had been succeeded by remote life, generally idealized; historical detail had been brought in to teach readers who were being entertained.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
    Alfred N. Whitehead
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    Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
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