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  • Alain Robert
    Alain Robert
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    All these buildings are like mountains I would like to climb, but I am forbidden.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    As a first step there must be an offer to achieve equality of rights in disarmament by abolishing the weapons forbidden to the Central Powers by the Peace Treaties.
  • Barbara Walters
    Barbara Walters
    American journalist and author 1929-
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    But for Muslims, everything that they don't have on earth is what they get in heaven. They can drink, they can have sex. All of the forbidden pleasures on earth, you can have in paradise.
  • Ali ibn Abi Talib
    Ali ibn Abi Talib
    Cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad 601-661
    Ali ibn Abi Talib
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    Do not share the knowledge with which you have been blessed with everyone in general, as you do with some people in particular; and know that there are some men in whom Allah, may He he glorified, has placed hidden secrets, which they are forbidden to reveal.
  • Tacitus
    Tacitus
    Roman senator and historian 56-120 AD
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    Forbidden things have a secret charm.
  • Anthony Hecht
    Anthony Hecht
    American poet 1923-2004
    Anthony Hecht
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    It doesn't seem to me strange that children should like the macabre, the sensational, and the forbidden.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    It took the Church until 1832 to remove Galileo's work from its list of books which Catholics were forbidden to read at the risk of dire punishment of their immortal souls.
    Source: Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space (1994)
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    Life and language are alike sacred. Homicide and verbicide - that is, violent treatment of a word with fatal results to its legitimate meaning, which is its life - are alike forbidden.
  • Alexis Carrel
    Alexis Carrel
    French surgeon and biologist 1873-1944
    Alexis Carrel
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    Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life because it is essentially destructive.
  • Jean Genet
    Jean Genet
    French Playwright, Novelist 1910-1986
    Jean Genet
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    Repudiating the virtues of your world, criminals hopelessly agree to organize a forbidden universe. They agree to live in it. The air there is nauseating: they can breathe it.
  • Tryon Edwards
    Tryon Edwards
    American theologian 1809-1894
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    Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    That's metaphysics, my dear fellow. It's forbidden me by my doctor, my stomach won't take it.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
    Salman Rushdie
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    The glamour of being forbidden must not be underestimated.
  • Bernard Tschumi
    Bernard Tschumi
    French-Swiss architect, writer, and educator 1944-
    Bernard Tschumi
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    The ultimate pleasure of architecture lies in the most forbidden parts of the architectural act, where limits are perverted and prohibitions are transgressed.
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