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  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    Lay me on an anvil, O God.
    Beat me and hammer me into a crowbar.
    Let me pry loose old walls.
    Let me lift and loosen old foundations.
    Source: Prayers of Steel (1920)
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Men are afraid to rock the boat in which they hope to drift safely through life's currents, when, actually, the boat is stuck on a sandbar. They would be better off to rock the boat and try to shake it loose, or, better still, jump in the water and swim for the shore.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    The generative energy, which, when we are loose, dissipates and makes us unclean, when we are continent invigorates and inspires us. Chastity is the flowering of man; and what are called Genius, Heroism, Holiness, and the like, are but various fruits which succeed it.
  • Alija Izetbegovic
    Alija Izetbegovic
    Bosnian politician 1925-2003
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    All in all this is a difficult political struggle which will go on for years, in which our people won't die anymore; I'm not sure how much we will be able to win, but I'm certain that we won't loose anything that we have now.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
  • Abraham Cowley
    Abraham Cowley
    English poet
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    An harmless flaming meteor shone for hair,
    And fell adown his shoulders with loose care.
    Source: Davideis, book ii, line 95. Compare: Loose his beard and hoary hair / Streamd like a meteor to the troubled air, Thomas Gray, The Bard, i. 2.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
  • Bill Hader
    Bill Hader
    American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director 1978-
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    Comedy is incredibly hard. You have to be loose. You have to be not afraid to fail.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Cry ''havoc!'' and let loose the dogs of war, that this foul deed shall smell above the earth with carrion men, groaning for burial.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    Deathlessness should be arrived at in a... haphazard fashion. Loving fame as much as any man, we shall carve our initials in the shell of a tortoise and turn him loose in a peat bog.
  • Carl Hagelin
    Carl Hagelin
    Swedish ice hockey player 1988-
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    Growing up in Europe, tight clothing is pretty standard. When I got to college, clothes were loose, so I was going toward more loose stuff. As soon as I got back to New York, I started wearing suits 25% of the year. Then, I realized how important it is for the suit to really fit you and be tight.
  • Herman Melville
    Herman Melville
    American author 1819-1891
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    Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
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    I am for those who believe in loose delights, I share the midnight orgies of young men, I dance with the dancers and drink with the drinkers.
  • Beck
    Beck
    American musician, singer and songwriter 1970-
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    I don't need to cry so much. I think whatever you let loose with crying, I let loose with singing. I tend to be the one who wants... I'm trying to say this without sounding too touchy-feely. I'm usually the one who's better at comforting the person who's crying, you know?
    Source: Jane magazine, April 2000
  • Andy Warhol
    Andy Warhol
    American artist 1930-
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    I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of 'work,' because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.
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