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  • Aristide Briand
    Aristide Briand
    French statesman 1862-1932
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    A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Americans, unhappily, have the most remarkable ability to alchemize all bitter truths into an innocuous but piquant confection and to transform their moral contradictions, or public discussion of such contradictions, into a proud decoration, such as are given for heroism on the battle field.
  • Tom Landry
    Tom Landry
    American football player and coach 1924-
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    I don't believe in team motivation. I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it will have the necessary confidence when it steps on a field and be prepared to play a good game.
  • Betty Field
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    I'm not an outstanding personality, and I'm certainly no beauty. Acting ability is all I've got to trade on.
  • Bill Copeland
    Bill Copeland
    American poet, writer and historian 1946-2010
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    The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.
  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    Therefore the skilful leader subdues the enemy's troops without any fighting; he captures their cities without laying siege to them; he overthrows their kingdom without lengthy operations in the field.
  • David Lehman
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    Words can have no single fixed meaning. Like wayward electrons, they can spin away from their initial orbit and enter a wider magnetic field. No one owns them or has a proprietary right to dictate how they will be used.
  • Bruno Rossi
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    A feeling that was possibly generated by experiences in my previous work on cosmic rays; more likely it was inborn and was the reason why, as a young man, I went into the field of cosmic rays.
  • Eugene Field
    Eugene Field
    American writer 1850-1895
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    A mighty good sausage stuffer was spoiled when the man became a poet.
  • Lewis H. Lapham
    Lewis H. Lapham
    American essayist and editor 1935-
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    A society that presumes a norm of violence and celebrates aggression, whether in the subway, on the football field, or in the conduct of its business, cannot help making celebrities of the people who would destroy it.
  • Betty Carter
    Betty Carter
    American jazz singer 1929-1998
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    After me there are no more jazz singers... It's a crime that no little singer is back there sockin' it to me in my field. To keep it going, to keep it alive, because I'm not going to live forever.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
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    After my first year of college, each course I took in every field was so boring that I didn't even go to the classes.
  • Eugene Field
    Eugene Field
    American writer 1850-1895
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    All human joys are swift of wing, For heaven doth so allot it; That when you get an easy thing, You find you haven't got it.
  • Bobby Bowden
    Bobby Bowden
    American football coach 1929-
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    All my life, I've been right next to a football field. I never knew nothing else.
  • Laurence Sterne
    Laurence Sterne
    British author 1713-1768
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    All womankind, from the highest to the lowest love jokes; the difficulty is to know how they choose to have them cut; and there is no knowing that, but by trying, as we do with our artillery in the field, by raising or letting down their breeches, till we hit the mark.
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