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  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper. This amicable conflict with difficulty helps us to an intimate acquaintance with our object, and compels us to consider it in all its relations. It will not suffer us to be superficial.
  • Baltasar Kormakur
    Baltasar Kormakur
    Icelandic actor, theater and film director 1966-
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    'The Oath' seems like the perfect project for me, coming off the back of a big-scale adventure film like 'Everest.' I want to delve into an intimate, dark and psychological world where the characters are claustrophobic.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    A community is made up of intimate relationships among diversified types of individuals--a kinship group, a local group, a neighborhood, a village, a large family.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Carolina Herrera
    Carolina Herrera
    Venezuelan fashion designer 1939-
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    A wedding dress is both an intimate and personal for a woman - it must reflect the personality and style of the bride.
  • Raymond Chandler
    Raymond Chandler
    American writer 1888-1959
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    Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off.
  • Bonnie Hunt
    Bonnie Hunt
    American actress, comedian, director and producer 1961-
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    Because I've been so blessed with a background in nursing and spent so much time with patients at a really intimate, vulnerable time in their lives, the one lesson I've learned is that you never turn down a challenge where you can keep your creative integrity and your heart and soul and your sense of self.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
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    Crime seems to change character when it crosses a bridge or a tunnel. In the city, crime is taken as emblematic of class and race. In the suburbs, though, it's intimate and psychological - resistant to generalization, a mystery of the individual soul.
  • Jeremy Collier
    Jeremy Collier
    English theatre critic, non-juror bishop and theologian 1650-1726
    Jeremy Collier
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    Disparity in age seems a greater obstacle to an intimate friendship than inequality of fortune.
  • Reinhold Niebuhr
    Reinhold Niebuhr
    American theologist, historian 1892-1971
    Reinhold Niebuhr
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    Family life is too intimate to be preserved by the spirit of justice. It can be sustained by a spirit of love which goes beyond justice.
  • Bill Forsyth
    Bill Forsyth
    Scottish film director and writer 1946-
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    I'm not fond of any of my films in an intimate way, but Gregory's Girl would be number 4 on my list.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
    Søren Kierkegaard
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    In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant. My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known - no wonder, then, that I return the love.
  • E. L. Doctorow
    E. L. Doctorow
    American writer 1931-
    E. L. Doctorow
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    In the twentieth century one of the most personal relationships to have developed is that of the person and the state. It's become a fact of life that governments have become very intimate with people, most always to their detriment.
  • Myriam Miedzian
    Myriam Miedzian
    American philosopher and author
    Myriam Miedzian
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    In the United States adherence to the values of the masculine mystique makes intimate, self-revealing, deep friendships between men unusual.
  • A. B. Yehoshua
    A. B. Yehoshua
    Israeli novelist 1936-
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    Intimate relationships are a gold mine for literature to explore, to understand, to describe.
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