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  • 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.
  • Boris Sidis
    Boris Sidis
    Ukrainian-American psychologist, psychiatrist, and philosopher 1867-1923
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    The fact that psychology postulates an external material world and studies it in so far as it comes to be reflected in consciousness, points to another postulate which psychology must assume in addition, namely, the existence of an inner world consciousness.
    Source: The Foundations of Normal and Abnormal Psychology (1914)
  • Ronald Segal
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    The far right seeks to retain the material progress of American capitalism while removing some of its crucial causes and consequences - as though a bridge could be made to change part of its function by blowing up part of its supports and part of its exit.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    The forces that are driving mankind toward unity and peace are deep-seated and powerful. They are material and natural, as well as moral and intellectual.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    The greatest legacy one can pass on to one's children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one's life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.
  • Branch Rickey
    Branch Rickey
    American baseball player 1881-
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    The greatest untapped reservoir of raw material in the history of our game is the black race.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e., the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    The male has been persuaded to assume a certain onerous and disagreeable role with the promise of rewards - material and psychological. Women may in the first place even have put it into his head. BE A MAN! may have been, metaphorically, what Eve uttered at the critical moment in the garden of Eden.
  • C. S. Forester
    C. S. Forester
    English novelist 1899-1966
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    The material came bubbling up inside like a geyser or an oil gusher. It streamed up of its own accord, down my arm and out of my fountain pen in a torrent of six thousand words a day.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
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    The only justification for repressive institutions is material and cultural deficit. But such institutions, at certain stages of history, perpetuate and produce such a deficit, and even threaten human survival.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
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    The problem lay buried, unspoken for many years in the minds of American women. It was a strange stirring, a sense of dissatisfaction, a yearning that women suffered in the middle of the twentieth century in the United States. Each suburban housewife struggled with it alone. As she made the beds, shopped for groceries, matched slipcover material, ate peanut butter sandwiches with her children, chauffeured Cub Scouts and Brownies, lay beside her husband at night, she was afraid to ask even of her
  • Umberto Eco
    Umberto Eco
    Italian writer 1932 -
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    The problem with the Internet is that it gives you everything - reliable material and crazy material. So the problem becomes, how do you discriminate?
  • Lewis Mumford
    Lewis Mumford
    American social philosopher 1895-1990
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    The vast material displacements the machine has made in our physical environment are perhaps in the long run less important than its spiritual contributions to our culture.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
    Arthur Schopenhauer
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    The word of man is the most durable of all material.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    The world has to learn that the actual pleasure derived from material things is of rather low quality on the whole and less even in quantity than it looks to those who have not tried it.
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