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  • Carol Berg
    Carol Berg
    American writer of fantasy novels 1948-
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    For the 'Rai-kirah' books, I began with the image of Aleksander riding the great wastelands, and that quickly morphed into the desert. Because I wanted my slave market cold and miserable, I chose to set the opening scene in the empire's summer capital in the mountains.
  • Albert Claude
    Albert Claude
    Belgian-American cell biologist and doctor 1899-1983
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    For the resolving powers of our scientific instruments decide, at a given moment, of the size and the vision of our Universe, and of the image we then make of ourselves.
  • Irving Layton
    Irving Layton
    Canadian poet 1912-
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    God is indeed dead. He died of self-horror when He saw the creature He had made in His own image.
  • Jeremy Taylor
    Jeremy Taylor
    British churchman and writer 1613-1667
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    Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous.
  • Carter Burwell
    Carter Burwell
    American composer of film scores 1954-
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    Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not to say that the instrumentation is always unique, but that the relationship between the sound and the image is unique.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    However much we guard ourselves against it, we tend to shape ourselves in the image others have of us. It is not so much the example of others we imitate, as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words.
  • Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    Somali-born Dutch-American activist, feminist and author 1969-
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    I confront the European elite's self-image as tolerant 'while under their noses women are living like slaves.
  • Busy Philipps
    Busy Philipps
    American actress and writer 1979-
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    I do think moms should be given a break, all across the board. And I think that the most important thing is that you're healthy. After I had my little girl, I wanted to be healthy for her and have a healthy body image so that she hopefully grows up to see that her self worth isn't defined by how thin she is.
  • Antonio Tabucchi
    Antonio Tabucchi
    Italian writer and academic 1943-
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    I don't know whether these people are going to find themselves, but as they live their lives they have no choice but to face up to the image others have of them. They're forced to look at themselves in a mirror, and they often manage to glimpse something of themselves.
  • Antonio Tabucchi
    Antonio Tabucchi
    Italian writer and academic 1943-
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    I don't want to promote my own image either. I don't like going on television or mixing in literary circles.
  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
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    I think computer viruses should count as life … I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.
    Source: Speech Macworld Expo in Boston, 1996
  • Beck
    Beck
    American musician, singer and songwriter 1970-
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    I think it's interesting being American, the expectations for an American guy, and the image that has to be projected. 'Oh, I can't wear pink,' that kind of stuff. There's none of that in Europe.
    Source: Black Book magazine, Fall 2002
  • Aidan Quinn
    Aidan Quinn
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    I think my being such a nomad let me into acting. I was always having to create a new image whenever we moved.
  • Roland Barthes
    Roland Barthes
    French semiologist 1915-1980
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    I think that cars today are almost the exact equivalent of the great Gothic cathedrals: I mean the supreme creation of an era, conceived with passion by unknown artists, and consumed in image if not in usage by a whole population which appropriates them as a purely magical object.
  • Francis Schaeffer
    Francis Schaeffer
    American theologian and philosopher 1912-1984
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    If God exists and we are made in his image we can have real meaning, and we can have real knowledge through what he has communicated to us.
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