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French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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.
Irish writer 1854-1900
A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want?
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.
American actor and humorist 1879-1935
Every time a woman leaves off something she looks better, but every time a man leaves off something he looks worse.
Italian playwright and librettist 1707-1793
He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices
American poet 1830-1886
To live is so starling it leaves little time for anything else.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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
American-born Canadian novelist 1935-2003
A childhood is what anyone wants to remember of it. It leaves behind no fossils, except perhaps in fiction.
American Journalist, Novelist 1888-1939
A liberal is a man who leaves a room when the fight begins.
Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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
American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
A permissive government is a government that leaves control to other sources.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
American actress 1926-1962
A smart girl leaves before she is left.
Edward. E. Cummings
American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright 1894-1962
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.
American musician 1947-2017
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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