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  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    A process which led from the amoebae to man appeared to the philosophers to be obviously a progress - though whether the amoebae would agree with this opinion is not known.
  • Irvin S. Cobb
    Irvin S. Cobb
    American author, humorist, editor and columnist 1876-1944
    Irvin S. Cobb
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    A sudden violent jolt of it has been known to stop the victim's watch, snap his suspenders and crack his glass eye right across.
  • Edward. E. Cummings
    Edward. E. Cummings
    American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright 1894-1962
    Edward. E. Cummings
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    A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
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    Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the ruins of Troy and so do we all, whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Against my will, in the course of my travels, the belief that everything worth knowing was known at Cambridge gradually wore off. In this respect my travels were very useful to me.
    Source: The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell
  • Carole King
    Carole King
    American singer-songwriter 1942-
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    All I needed to do was sing with conviction, speaking my truth from the heart, honestly and straightforwardly, and to offer my words, ideas and music to the audience as if it were one collective friend that I'd known for a very long time.
  • Oprah Winfrey
    Oprah Winfrey
    American TV host, Actress 1954-
    Oprah Winfrey
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    All my life I have always known I was born to greatness.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
    Bill Bryson
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    All that can really be said is that at some indeterminate point in the very distant past, for reasons unknown, there came the moment known to science as t = 0. We were on our way.
    Source: A Short History of Nearly Everything On the moment of creation; page 10
  • Alan Alda
    Alan Alda
    American actor, director, screenwriter, and author. 1936-
    Alan Alda
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    Almost everybody that's well-known gets tagged with a nickname.
  • Bruce Forsyth
    Bruce Forsyth
    British presenter, actor, comedian, singer, dancer and screenwriter 1928-2017
    Bruce Forsyth
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    Although I'm predominantly known for game-shows, I do prefer to be known as a performer.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
    Groucho Marx
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    Although it is generally known, I think it's about time to announce that I was born at a very early age.
  • Abba Goold Woolson
    Abba Goold Woolson
    American writer
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    American ladies are known abroad for two distinguishing traits (besides, possibly, their beauty and self-reliance), and these are their ill-health and their extravagant devotion to dress.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
    Ben Stein
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    Americans are terrified because so many of them have been laid off in recent years and months and they fear that they may be next. Even if they have not been laid off or have not known anyone laid off, they definitely know someone who has lost his home.
  • Bobby Locke
    Bobby Locke
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    Among golfers the putter is usually known as the payoff club and how right that is! Putting is in fact a game in itself.
  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
    James Russell Lowell
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    An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in the long run.
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