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  • Barry Unsworth
    Barry Unsworth
    English writer 1930-2012
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    Eudora Welty's 'A Curtain of Green' had an enormous effect on me. But my early attempts to graft stories from the Deep South onto North of England provincialism were not successful. All were rejected.
  • Phyllis Mcginley
    Phyllis Mcginley
    American poet and author 1905-1978
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    I do not know who first invented the myth of sexual equality. But it is a myth willfully fostered and nourished by certain semi-scientists and other fiction writers. And it has done more, I suspect, to unsettle marital happiness than any other false doctrine of this myth-ridden age.
  • Henry Rollins
    Henry Rollins
    American musician, actor and writer 1961-
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    I think marriage is a boring and fault-ridden contractual obligation.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    Pain, scorned by yonder gout-ridden wretch, endured by yonder dyspeptic in the midst of his dainties, borne bravely by the girl in travail. Slight thou art, if I can bear thee, short thou art if I cannot bear thee!
  • Benigno Aquino III
    Benigno Aquino III
    Filipino politician 1960-
    Benigno Aquino III
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    Part of my mandate is to curb corruption and streamline a cumbersome, graft-ridden bureaucracy, to put resources where they will provide the clearest results, and to untangle a complicated regulatory environment.
  • Midge Decter
    Midge Decter
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    The hatred of the youth culture for adult society is not a disinterested judgment but a terror-ridden refusal to be hooked into the, if you will, ecological chain of breathing, growing, and dying. It is the demand, in other words, to remain children.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    The old parties are husks, with no real soul within either, divided on artificial lines, boss-ridden and privilege-controlled, each a jumble of incongruous elements, and neither daring to speak out wisely and fearlessly on what should be said on the vital issues of the day.
  • Norman Tebbit
    Norman Tebbit
    British politician 1931-
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    The word ''conservative'' is used by the BBC as a portmanteau word of abuse for anyone whose views differ from the insufferable, smug, sanctimonious, naive, guilt-ridden, wet, pink orthodoxy of that sunset home of the third-rate minds of that third-rate decade, the nineteen-sixties.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
    Susan Sontag
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    The writer is either a practicing recluse or a delinquent, guilt-ridden one; or both. Usually both.
  • Bryan Batt
    Bryan Batt
    American actor 1963-
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    When I've ridden in parades, I always throw to the kids, the elderly and anyone who is smiling and having a great time. I try to make eye contact with the person. If you catch a ton and a kid nearby hasn't caught much, share.
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