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  • Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
    Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
    Hungarian biochemist 1893-1983
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    A living cell requires energy not only for all its functions, but also for the maintenance of its structure.
  • Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Indian godman and mystic 1931-1990
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    A man of meditation functions differently. Whatever profession he chooses, it does not matter. He will bring to his profession some quality of sacredness. He may be making shoes, or he may be cleaning the roads, but he will bring to his work some quality, some grace, some beauty, which is not possible without samādhi.
  • Bill James
    Bill James
    American baseball writer, historian, and statistician 1949-
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    Baseball would be a quite remarkable activity if it was the one place in the world where your co-workers didn't have any impact on how productive you were. But in fact, baseball is a high-stress occupation, and those sort of stress-inducing activities... just have a huge impact on how the team functions, I think.
  • Peter F. Drucker
    Peter F. Drucker
    American management consultant and writer 1909-
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    Business has only two functions - marketing and innovation.
  • Bjarne Stroustrup
    Bjarne Stroustrup
    Danish computer scientist 1950-
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    Defining OO as based on the use of class hierarchies and virtual functions is also practical in that it provides some guidance as to where OO is likely to be successful.
  • Anne W. Schaef
    Anne W. Schaef
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    It is in the interests of our society to promote those things that take the edge off, keep us busy with our fixes, and keep us slightly numbed out and zombie like. In this way our modern consumer society itself functions as an addict.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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    It is the sign of a dull mind to dwell upon the cares of the body, to prolong exercise, eating and drinking and other bodily functions. These things are best done by the way; all your attention must be given to the mind.
  • Elizabeth Hardwick
    Elizabeth Hardwick
    American literary critic, novelist, and short story writer 1916-2007
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    Mothers born on relief have their babies on relief. Nothingness, truly, seems to be the condition of these New York people. They are nomads going from one rooming house to another, looking for a toilet that functions.
  • Andrew Johnson
    Andrew Johnson
    American politician and 17th US president 1808-1875
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    Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens, and within it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to all subjects.
  • Bill Berry
    Bill Berry
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    Physically my brain is in great shape. My motor functions are fine, but I think going through the whole ordeal... coming pretty close to death, may have affected my priorities.
  • Kate Millet
    Kate Millet
    American writer 1934-
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    The great mass of women throughout history have been confined to the cultural level of animal life in providing the male with sexual outlet and exercising the animal functions of reproduction and care of the young.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
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    The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.
  • Benito Mussolini
    Benito Mussolini
    Italian politician and journalist 1883-1945
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    The keystone of the Fascist doctrine is its conception of the State, of its essence, its functions, and its aims. For Fascism the State is absolute, individuals and groups relative.
  • Germaine Greer
    Germaine Greer
    Australian writer and public intellectual 1939-
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    The management of fertility is one of the most important functions of adulthood.
  • Anita Roddick
    Anita Roddick
    British businesswoman and human rights activist 1942-2007
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    The money that we make from the company goes into The Body Shop Foundation, which isn't one of those awful tax shelters like some in America. It just functions to take the money and give it away.
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