Quotes: feeding

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  • Micheal Mescon
    Micheal Mescon
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    Be it furniture, clothes, or health care, many industries today are marketing nothing more than commodities - no more, no less. What will make the difference in the long run is the care and feeding of customers.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
    B. F. Skinner
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    Behavior used to be reinforced by great deprivation; if people weren't hungry, they wouldn't work. Now we are committed to feeding people whether they work or not. Nor is money as great a reinforcer as it once was. People no longer work for punitive reasons, yet our culture offers no new satisfactions.
  • Comte de Lautréamont
    Comte de Lautréamont
    French poet born in Uruguay 1846-1870
    Comte de Lautréamont
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    Despair, feeding, as it always does, on phantasmagoria, is imperturbably leading literature to the rejection, en masse, of all divine and social laws, towards practical and theoretical evil.
  • Feeding the hungry is a greater work than raising the dead.
  • Ralph Nader
    Ralph Nader
    American political activist, author and attorney 1934-
    Ralph Nader
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    For almost seventy years the life insurance industry has been a smug sacred cow feeding the public a steady line of sacred bull.
  • Sinclair Lewis
    Sinclair Lewis
    American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright 1885-1951
    Sinclair Lewis
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    In other countries, art and literature are left to a lot of shabby bums living in attics and feeding on booze and spaghetti, but in America the successful writer or picture-painter is indistinguishable from any other decent businessman.
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    Colombian writer 1928-
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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    Injections are the best thing ever invented for feeding doctors.
  • Bill Vaughan
    Bill Vaughan
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    My father asserted that there was no better place to bring up a family than in a rural environment.... There's something about getting up at 5 a.m., feeding the stock and chickens, and milking a couple of cows before breakfast that gives you a lifelong respect for the price of butter and eggs.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    Our passions do not live apart in locked chambers but dress in their small wardrobe of notions, bring their provisions to a common table and mess together, feeding out of the common store according to their appetite.
  • Edward M. Forster
    Edward M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
    Edward M. Forster
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    Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
  • The greatest in heroes in life are the anonymous. That's what I believe. Your neighbours are heroes. People who, when you walk down the street, you see them feeding their little baby - these people are heroes because they are living under difficult situations, but they're still trying to save a life.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    The proverb warns; ''Don't bite the hand that feeds you.'' But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself.
  • Peter de Vries
    Peter de Vries
    American writer 1910-1993
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    There are times when parenthood seems nothing but feeding the mouth that bites you.
  • Edith Wharton
    Edith Wharton
    American Author 1862-1937
    Edith Wharton
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    There is too much sour grapes for my taste in the present American attitude. The time to denounce the bankers was when we were all feeding off their gold plate; not now! At present they have not only my sympathy but my preference. They are the last representatives of our native industries.
  • Barbara Amiel
    Barbara Amiel
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    They are feeding the world that will devour them and their children.
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