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  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    There is a spiritual hunger in the world today and it cannot be satisfied by material things alone - by better cars on longer credit terms.
    Source: Speech DNC 17-08-1956
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    There is no prosperity, trade, art, city, or great material wealth of any kind, but if you trace it home, you will find it rooted in a thought of some individual man.
  • Douglas William Jerrold
    Douglas William Jerrold
    British Humorist, Playwright 1803-1857
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    There is peace more destructive of the manhood of living man than war is destructive of his material body.
  • Ann Beattie
    Ann Beattie
    American novelist 1947-
    Ann Beattie
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    There is some reason, obviously, that you are drawn to your material, but the way in which you explore it might come to be quite different from what you would expect.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
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    There needs to be bolder thinking,... on how to measure the quality of life of men and women in the work force. Currently, success is measured by material advancements. We need to readjust the definition of success to account for time outside of work and satisfaction of life, not just the dollars-and-cents bottom line.
  • Alan Dundes
    Alan Dundes
    American folklorist
    Alan Dundes
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    They do not merely collect texts; they must also gather data about the context and the informant and, above all, write an analysis of the items based upon the course readings and lecture material on folklore theory and method.
  • Ann Macbeth
    Ann Macbeth
    British embroiderer, designer, teacher and author 1875-1948
    Ann Macbeth
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    They will open up to what I would call corporate broadcastings where the non-commercial material will have air time. There's no possibility of that here right now, none.
  • Claude M. Bristol
    Claude M. Bristol
    American writer 1891-1951
    Claude M. Bristol
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    Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
    Barbara W. Tuchman
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    To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse. They are of two kinds: the library of published material, books, pamphlets, periodicals, and the archive of unpublished papers and documents.
  • Bill Keller
    Bill Keller
    American journalist 1949-
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    Twitter and Facebook are brilliant tools, the journalistic uses of which are still being plumbed. They are great for disseminating interesting material. They are useful for gathering information, including from places that are inaccessible.
  • Billy Joel
    Billy Joel
    American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949-
    Billy Joel
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    Twyla Tharp put it together from the material I wrote and recorded over my whole career. I thought it was pretty good, but how objective could I be?
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    Colombian writer 1928-
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    Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.
  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
    Rebecca West
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    We all drew on the comfort which is given out by the major works of Mozart, which is as real and material as the warmth given up by a glass of brandy.
  • Barry Schuler
    Barry Schuler
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    We are all 99.9 percent genetically equal. It is one one-hundredth of one percent of genetic material that makes the difference between any one of us.
  • R. D. Laing
    R. D. Laing
    British psychiatrist 1927-1989
    R. D. Laing
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    We are bemused and crazed creatures, strangers to our true selves, to one another, and to the spiritual and material world - mad, even, from an ideal standpoint we can glimpse but not adopt.
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