Quotes: introduction

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  • Beeban Kidron
    Beeban Kidron
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    Arguably, it was the introduction of international non-proliferation treaties in the late '80s that finally led to the missiles being removed from Greenham Common.
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
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    Defence was an afterthought, prompted by necessity; and its introduction as a State function, though effected doubtless with a view to the strengthening of the State, was really and in principle the initiation of the State's destruction.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
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    Do you think I could buy back my introduction to you?
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
    Plato
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    For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state; since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions.
  • Arthur Machen
    Arthur Machen
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    For, usually and fitly, the presence of an introduction is held to imply that there is something of consequence and importance to be introduced.
  • Alan Parsons
    Alan Parsons
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    I started in a research lab for TV cameras, then I worked at a tape duplication facility. That was the first introduction for me to recorded music and hi-fi.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
    Bruce Springsteen
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    I suppose when you do it correctly, a good introduction and a good outro makes the song feel like it's coming out of something and then evolving into something.
  • Bryan Greenberg
    Bryan Greenberg
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    I'm pretty good with talking to girls if I have an introduction, but I'm the worst at trying to go pick up a girl. I'm really bad at breaking the ice. It's awkward!
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
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    It's much easier to get a reception from someone if there is an introduction versus randomly trying to get in front of people.
  • Abbie Hoffman
    Abbie Hoffman
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    It's perhaps fitting that I write this introduction in jail.
    Source: Steal This Book (1971) Introduction
  • Sean O'Casey
    Sean O'Casey
    Irish Dramatist 1884-1964
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    Jesus, Buddha, Mohammed, great as each may be, their highest comfort given to the sorrowful is a cordial introduction into another's woe. Sorrow's the great community in which all men born of woman are members at one time or another.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    My objection to Liberalism is this - that it is the introduction into the practical business of life of the highest kind - namely, politics - of philosophical ideas instead of political principles.
  • Vilayat Inayat Khan
    Vilayat Inayat Khan
    Teacher of meditation and of the traditions of Sufism 1916-2004
    Vilayat Inayat Khan
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    The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.
  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
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    The study of error is not only in the highest degree prophylactic, but it serves as a stimulating introduction to the study of truth.
  • Machiavelli
    Machiavelli
    Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
    Machiavelli
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    There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.
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