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  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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    Clearly, some time ago makers and consumers of American junk food passed jointly through some kind of sensibility barrier in the endless quest for new taste sensations. Now they are a little like those desperate junkies who have tried every known drug and are finally reduced to mainlining toilet bowl cleanser in an effort to get still higher.
  • A. J. P. Taylor
    A. J. P. Taylor
    British historian 1906-1990
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    Conformity may give you a quiet life; it may even bring you to a University Chair. But all change in history, all advance, comes from the nonconformists. If there had been no trouble-makers, no Dissenters, we should still be living in caves.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    All the sweetness of religion is conveyed to the world by the hands of story-tellers and image-makers. Without their fictions the truths of religion would for the multitude be neither intelligible nor even apprehensible; and the prophets would prophesy and the teachers teach in vain.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    Capitalism works better from every perspective when the economic decision makers are forced to share power with those who will be affected by those decisions.
  • Carine Roitfeld
    Carine Roitfeld
    French fashion editor 1954-
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    Fashion is very tough, and we shouldn't forget that before designers were money-makers, they were artists.
  • Austan Goolsbee
    Austan Goolsbee
    American economist 1969-
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    For policy makers interested in using tax policy to stimulate investments or especially to smooth business cycle fluctuations, the results are not promising.
  • Maria Montessori
    Maria Montessori
    Italian onderwijskundige 1870-1952
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    If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
  • Herbert Kaufman
    Herbert Kaufman
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    Makers of empire, they have fought for bigger things than crowns and higher seats than thrones.
  • Robert A. Heinlein
    Robert A. Heinlein
    American science fiction writer 1907-1988
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    No matter where or what, there are makers, takers, and fakers.
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
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    Pornographers are the enemies of women only because our contemporary ideology of pornography does not encompass the possibility of change, as if we were the slaves of history and not its makers. Pornography is a satire on human pretensions.
  • Ann Macbeth
    Ann Macbeth
    British embroiderer, designer, teacher and author 1875-1948
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    The existing documentary makers still believe that it is impossible to produce drama material in this State, otherwise they would be doing it, they say.
  • Bruce Cockburn
    Bruce Cockburn
    Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1945-
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    There are some decision-makers in the world whose version of sanity is a little different from what I consider the right one.
  • We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers.
  • We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of the dream. Wandering by lone sea breakers, and sitting by desolate streams. World losers and world forsakers, for whom the pale moon gleams. Yet we are movers and the shakers of the world forever it seems.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    Woe to the makers of literal translations, who by rendering every word weaken the meaning! It is indeed by so doing that we can say the letter kills and the spirit gives life.
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