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  • Bill Shankly
    Bill Shankly
    Scottish football player and manager 1913-
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    Football is a simple game based on the giving and taking of passes, of controlling the ball and of making yourself available to receive a pass. It is terribly simple.
  • Bahman Ghobadi
    Bahman Ghobadi
    Iranian-Kurdish film director, producer and writer 1969-
    Bahman Ghobadi
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    For me, it's better to live without looking over your shoulder, worrying about who is controlling your phone, maybe poisoning your food.
  • Burt Rutan
    Burt Rutan
    American aerospace engineer and entrepreneur 1943-
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    For the industry we're starting now, for suborbital flight, there is no destination, so the spacecraft you go up in has to be large and spacious. That's why SpaceShipTwo is much bigger than SpaceShipOne: It needs to be because you want those six people to be floating around and enjoying themselves.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Human life began in flight and fear. Religion rose from rituals of propitiation, spells to lull the punishing elements.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Brooke Shields
    Brooke Shields
    American actress and model 1965-
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    I always feel like the odd mom out, because trust me when I tell you I'm on my girls. And every time I am, I know from the outside it looks like I'm an overbearing, controlling parent. But I don't think we have any responsibility to anybody else but our kids and ourselves.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
    Buzz Aldrin
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    I am excited to think that the development of commercial capabilities to send humans into low Earth orbit will likely result in so many more Earthlings being able to experience the transformative power of space flight.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    I never come back home with the same moral character I went out with; something or other becomes unsettled where I had achieved internal peace; some one or other of the things I had put to flight reappears on the scene.
  • Burt Rutan
    Burt Rutan
    American aerospace engineer and entrepreneur 1943-
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    I spent about seven years during the Vietnam War flight-testing airplanes for the Air Force. And then I went in and I had a lot of fun building airplanes that people could build in their garages. And some 3,000 of those are flying. Of course, one of them is around-the-world Voyager.
  • Alejandro Amenabar
    Alejandro Amenabar
    Spanish-Chilean film director, screenwriter and composer 1972-
    Alejandro Amenabar
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    I wouldn't say I'm a very controlling person. For instance, when I talk to the actors, I don't tell them exactly what I want because I want them to surprise me. I even encourage them to change some of the verses of the script if they need to.
  • Bill Nye
    Bill Nye
    American science communicator, television presenter 1955-
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    I've always loved airplanes and flight. The space program was really important to me as a kid. I still have a photo of Armstrong and Aldrin on the moon in my living room.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    It wasn't by accident that the Gettysburg address was so short. The laws of prose writing are as immutable as those of flight, of mathematics, of physics.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history, controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicions and emotions.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
    Buzz Aldrin
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    Maybe it was the challenge of flight, the opportunity to fly, the competition of summer camp and the inspiration and discipline of West Point. I think all of those things helped me to develop a dedication and inspired me to get ahead.
  • Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Indian godman and mystic 1931-1990
    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
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    Mental peace is not meditation. Meditation is the flight beyond the mind. It has nothing to do with mental peace.
  • Bernard of Clairvaux
    Bernard of Clairvaux
    Burgundian abbot 1090-1153
    Bernard of Clairvaux
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    My burden is light, said the blessed Redeemer, a light burden indeed, which carries him that bears it. I have looked through all nature for a resemblance of this, and seem to find a shadow of it in the wings of a bird, which are indeed borne by the creature, and yet support her flight towards heaven.
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