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  • Bryan Fuller
    Bryan Fuller
    American television writer and producer 1969-
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    One of the things that's important for anybody adapting source material that is primarily a male buddy picture is to find ways to latch on to strong female characters in the piece and bring them to the forefront and celebrate their point of view alongside the men; otherwise, it becomes a sausage party, and it's a singular point of view.
  • E. M. Forster
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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    Our life on earth is, and ought to be, material and carnal. But we have not yet learned to manage our materialism and carnality properly; they are still entangled with the desire for ownership.
  • Anne Sullivan Macy
    Anne Sullivan Macy
    American teacher 1866-1936
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    Our material eye cannot see that a stupid chauvinism is driving us from one noisy, destructive, futile agitation to another.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
    British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
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    Price statistics show clearly that instability in raw-material prices is a prime cause of instability of other prices.
    Source: Storage and Stability Part II, Ch. VI, The Question of Price Stability,
  • John Locke
    John Locke
    English philosopher 1632-1704
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    Reading furnishes the mind only with material for knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
  • Ben Okri
    Ben Okri
    Nigerian poet and novelist 1959-
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    Reading is an act of civilization; it's one of the greatest acts of civilization because it takes the free raw material of the mind and builds castles of possibilities.
  • Bill Maris
    Bill Maris
    American entrepreneur and venture capitalist
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    Say you have cancer - you have this broad thing we call cancer; we're going to irradiate you and pump this poisonous material into you and hope more of the bad stuff dies than the good. That is going to seem so medieval when we can fix it on a genetic level, and Foundation Medicine is the first step to diagnosing it on a genetic level.
  • Burning Spear
    Burning Spear
    Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, vocalist and musician 1945-
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    Some people see life as many steps up and try to forget where they are coming from, you understand? A little step in life on a commercial or a material level is a good step, but a big step does not mean a strong step - you tend to lose your roots - and if you don't be careful, you can fall.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
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    Style is the hallmark of a temperament stamped upon the material at hand.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer 1885-1967
    André Maurois
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    Style is the hallmark of a temperament stamped upon the material at hand.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
    Denis Waitley
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    That which you create in beauty and goodness and truth lives on for all time to come. Don't spend your life accumulating material objects that will only turn to dust and ashes.
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
    Indian businessman 1949-
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    The commodity price easing really does not play too much role in our margins because our basic raw material - steel - is not really a commodities engineering steel.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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    The conscience is the most flexible material in the world. Today you cannot stretch it over a mole hill; while tomorrow it can hide a mountain.
  • Barbara Olson
    Barbara Olson
    American lawyer 1955-2001
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    The decision that has to be made was whether it was material, whether he knew he was lying under oath, whether he did it willfully. I think that's required of any prosecutor who is charged with an investigation of this.
  • Alice Munro
    Alice Munro
    Canadian short story writer 1931-
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    The deep, personal material of the latter half of your life is your children. You can write about your parents when they're gone, but your children are still going to be here, and you're going to want them to come and visit you in the nursing home.
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