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  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
    Jean Baudrillard
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    Contact with men who wield power and authority still leaves an intangible sense of repulsion. It's very like being in close proximity to fecal matter, the fecal embodiment of something unmentionable, and you wonder what it is made of and when it acquired its historically sacred character.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want?
  • Gordon Graham
    Gordon Graham
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    Decision is a sharp knife that cuts or to do anything, never to turn back or to stop until the thing intended was clean and straight; indecision, a dull one that hacks and tears and leaves ragged edges behind it.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
    Will Rogers
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    Every time a woman leaves off something she looks better, but every time a man leaves off something he looks worse.
  • Carlo Goldoni
    Carlo Goldoni
    Italian playwright and librettist 1707-1793
    Carlo Goldoni
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    He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
    Emily Dickinson
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    To live is so starling it leaves little time for anything else.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called "leaves") imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break th
  • Carol Shields
    Carol Shields
    American-born Canadian novelist 1935-2003
    Carol Shields
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    A childhood is what anyone wants to remember of it. It leaves behind no fossils, except perhaps in fiction.
  • Heywood Broun
    Heywood Broun
    American Journalist, Novelist 1888-1939
    Heywood Broun
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    A liberal is a man who leaves a room when the fight begins.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
    Oliver Goldsmith
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    A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
    B. F. Skinner
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    A permissive government is a government that leaves control to other sources.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
  • Marilyn Monroe
    Marilyn Monroe
    American actress 1926-1962
    Marilyn Monroe
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    A smart girl leaves before she is left.
  • 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.
  • Butch Trucks
    Butch Trucks
    American musician 1947-2017
    Butch Trucks
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    After being away from it for so long, it's really nice to go out and have 10- or 15,000 people show up and enjoy it. It leaves you with a very good feeling.
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