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  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    ''When the sun rises, do you not see a round disc of fire somewhat like a guinea?'' O no, no, I see an innumerable company of the heavenly host crying ''Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God Almighty.''
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    Fate has to do with events in history that are the summary and unintended results of innumerable decisions of innumerable men.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    History is the essence of innumerable biographies.
  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
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    I think there are innumerable gods. What we on earth call God is a little tribal God who has made an awful mess. Certainly forces operating through human consciousness control events.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws. She hums the old well-known air through innumerable variations.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Our knowledge is the amassed thought and experience of innumerable minds.
  • Michel Foucault
    Michel Foucault
    French Essayist, Philosopher 1926-1984
    Michel Foucault
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    Prison continues, on those who are entrusted to it, a work begun elsewhere, which the whole of society pursues on each individual through innumerable mechanisms of discipline.
  • Thomas Alva Edison
    Thomas Alva Edison
    American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
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    The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants.
  • Sarah Bernhardt
    Sarah Bernhardt
    French stage actress
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    The monster of advertisement... is a sort of octopus with innumerable tentacles. It throws out to right and left, in front and behind, its clammy arms, and gathers in, through its thousand little suckers, all the gossip and slander and praise afloat, to spit out again at the public.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    There are innumerable questions to which the inquisitive mind can in this state receive no answer: Why do you and I exist? Why was this world created? Since it was to be created, why was it not created sooner?
  • Comte de Lautréamont
    Comte de Lautréamont
    French poet born in Uruguay 1846-1870
    Comte de Lautréamont
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    Throughout my life, I have seen narrow-shouldered men, without a single exception, committing innumerable stupid acts, brutalizing their fellows and perverting souls by all means. They call the motive for their actions fame.
  • Jean Dubuffet
    Jean Dubuffet
    French painter and sculptor 1901-1985
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    What culture lacks is the taste for anonymous, innumerable germination. Culture is smitten with counting and measuring; it feels out of place and uncomfortable with the innumerable; its efforts tend, on the contrary, to limit the numbers in all domains; it tries to count on its fingers.
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