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  • Ashleigh Brilliant
    Ashleigh Brilliant
    American author and cartoonist 1933-
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    Life is an incurable condition: the only known treatment is to try to keep the patient comfortable.
  • Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an island in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability. Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land.
  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
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    The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    The world can doubtless never be well known by theory: practice is absolutely necessary; but surely it is of great use to a young man, before he sets out for that country, full of mazes, windings, and turnings, to have at least a general map of it, made by some experienced traveler.
  • Carl Honore
    Carl Honore
    Canadian journalist 1967-
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    'In Praise of Slowness' chronicles the global trend towards deceleration that has come to be known as the Slow Movement. Don't worry, though: it is not a Luddite rant. I love speed. Going fast can be fun, liberating and productive. The problem is that our hunger for speed, for cramming more and more into less and less time, has gone too far.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
    American entrepreneur, and author
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    'Sunspring,' the first known screenplay written by an AI, was produced recently. It is awesome. Awesomely awful. But it's worth watching all ten minutes of it to get a taste of the gap between a great screenplay and something an AI can currently produce.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    A champion of the working man has never yet been known to die of overwork.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
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    A free-enterprise economy depends only on markets, and according to the most advanced mathematical macroeconomic theory, markets depend only on moods: specifically, the mood of the men in the pinstripes, also known as the Boys on the Street. When the Boys are in a good mood, the market thrives; when they get scared or sullen, it is time for each one of us to look into the retail apple business.
  • Kurt Cobain
    Kurt Cobain
    American singer, songwriter, and musician 1967-1994
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    A friend is nothing but a known enemy.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    A large city cannot be experientially known; its life is too manifold for any individual to be able to participate in it.
  • Miles Davis
    Miles Davis
    American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer 1926-1991
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    A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I'm still doing it.
  • Patrick Kavanagh
    Patrick Kavanagh
    Irish poet and novelist 1904-1967
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    A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men.
  • Charles Lamb
    Charles Lamb
    English essayist 1775-1834
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    A poor relation is the most irrelevant thing in nature, a piece of impertinent correspondence, an odious approximation, a haunting conscience, a preposterous shadow, lengthening in the noon-tide of our prosperity. He is known by his knock.
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