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  • Robert M. Hutchins
    Robert M. Hutchins
    American educational philosopher 1899-1977
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    The three major administrative problems on a campus are sex for the students, athletics for the alumni, and parking for the faculty.
  • John Major
    John Major
    British politician 1943-
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    A consensus politician is someone who does something that he doesn't believe is right because it keeps people quiet when he does it.
  • Bell Hooks
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    A major part of love is commitment. If we are committed to someone, if I'm committed to loving you, then it's not possible for me to 'fall out of love.'
  • Barbara Smith
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    A major problem for Black women, and all people of color, when we are challenged to oppose anti-Semitism, is our profound scepticism that white people can actually be oppressed.
  • Milton Friedman
    Milton Friedman
    American economist 1912-
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    A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
  • Ralph Ransom
    Ralph Ransom
    American art painter
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    All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
  • Roland Barthes
    Roland Barthes
    French semiologist 1915-1980
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    All official institutions of language are repeating machines: school, sports, advertising, popular songs, news, all continually repeat the same structure, the same meaning, often the same words: the stereotype is a political fact, the major figure of ideology.
  • Bryan Burrough
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    All the way back in 1999, when I first stumbled upon the idea of a project tracking John Dillinger and Baby Face Nelson and all the major Depression-era bank robbers, I thought the subject was too big to be a single book. Instead, with a friend's help, I pitched the idea as a miniseries to HBO. To my amazement, they bought it.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Although we may not know it, we have, in our day, witnessed the birth of the Therapeutic State. This is perhaps the major implication of psychiatry as an institution of social control.
    Source: Toward the Therapeutic State
  • A. B. Yehoshua
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    And this is one of the major questions of our lives: how we keep boundaries, what permission we have to cross boundaries, and how we do so.
  • Allen Klein
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    And, unlike the earlier bombing on the World Trade Center, a major landmark and symbol of the strength of the financial world was, not just damaged but, totally destroyed.
  • Bill Maris
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    As life expectancy extends beyond 80 years in some parts of the world, more people are struggling with brain diseases. For older people, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other conditions become a major impediment to quality of life.
  • Anita Roddick
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    At The Body Shop we had always been measured by how many jobs we had created, and I got a major award from the Queen on that.
  • Bill Goldberg
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    At this time, the only thing that would get me back in the ring is something that would positively impact those in need. If selling out another major event would allow me to bring a ship full of supplies to hand out to those in need, I'd say that would be very significant.
  • Bela Karolyi
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    Back in Romania, always I was struggling to compete with Vladislav Rastorotsky, the great Russian coach of Lyudmila Turishcheva. He was a powerful coach, internationally. I took him like the major challenge of my life, and pretty soon I'm beating him and we are pushing each other so hard, so fierce. But out of the arena, we are friends.
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