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  • Carl Clinton Van Doren
    Carl Clinton Van Doren
    American critic and biographer 1885-1950
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    In fiction, too, after the death of Cooper the main tendency for nearly a generation was away from the conquest of new borders to the closer cultivation, east of the Mississippi, of ground already marked.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A person is never happy till their vague strivings has itself marked out its proper limitations.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
    British economist 1842-1924
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    Again, most of the chief distinctions marked by economic terms are differences not of kind but of degree.
  • Bainbridge Colby
    Bainbridge Colby
    American politician and attorney 1869-1950
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    And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character.
  • C. L. R. James
    C. L. R. James
    Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
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    Du Bois marked a great stage in the history of Negro struggles when he said that Negroes could no longer accept the subordination which Booker T. Washington had preached.
  • Alexander Smith
    Alexander Smith
    Scottish Poet, Author 1830-1867
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    Every man's road in life is marked by the grave of his personal likings.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    Every stage of human life, except the last, is marked out by certain and defined limits; old age alone has no precise and determinate boundary.
  • Ben Johnson
    Ben Johnson
    English playwright and poet 1572-1637
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    Have you seen but a bright lily grow, Before rude hands have touched it? Have you marked but the fall o' the snow Before the soil hath smutched it?... O so white! O so soft! O so sweet is she!
  • Ernest Renan
    Ernest Renan
    French writer and criticus 1823-1892
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    He whom God has touched will always be a being apart: he is, whatever he may do, a stranger among men; he is marked by a sign.
  • Bill McKibben
    Bill McKibben
    American environmentalist, author, and journalist 1960-
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    If the movie had ended in Hollywood fashion, the Copenhagen climate conference in 2009 would have marked the culmination of the global fight to slow a changing climate.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    If we are marked to die, we are enough to do our country loss; and if to live, the fewer men, the greater share of honor.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
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    In every age of well-marked transition, there is the pattern of habitual dumb practice and emotion which is passing and there is oncoming a new complex of habit.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    In every particular state of the world, those nations which are strongest tend to prevail over the others; and in certain marked peculiarities the strongest tend to be the best.
  • Coleman Dowell
    Coleman Dowell
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    It is extraordinary how the house and the simplest possessions of someone who has been left become so quickly sordid. Even the stain on the coffee cup seems not coffee but the physical manifestation of one's inner stain, the fatal blot that from the beginning had marked one for ultimate aloneness.
  • Charles Churchill
    Charles Churchill
    British poet 1731-1764
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    Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor.
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