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German entrepreneur 1920-2014
The typical human life seems to be quite unplanned, undirected, unlived, and unsavored. Only those who consciously think about the adventure of living as a matter of making choices among options, which they have found for themselves, ever establish real self-control and live their lives fully.
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
Contact with men who wield power and authority still leaves an intangible sense of repulsion. It's very like being in close proximity to fecal matter, the fecal embodiment of something unmentionable, and you wonder what it is made of and when it acquired its historically sacred character.
American author 1876-1947
The condition every art requires is, not so much freedom from restriction, as freedom from adulteration and from the intrusion of foreign matter.
Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is.
B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules, it ceases to be a religion, as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.
English writer 1959-
It's true that heroes are inspiring, but mustn't they also do some rescuing if they are to be worthy of their name? Would Wonder Woman matter if she only sent commiserating telegrams to the distressed?
English writer, broadcaster, and director 1930-2016
'Referring the matter to a committee' can be a device for diluting authority, diffusing responsibility and delaying decisions.
Sir James Matthew Barrie
British playwright 1860-1937
.. it's a sort of bloom on a woman. If you have it you don't need to have anything else; and if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have.
American actress and producer 1954-
Acting is a matter of giving away secrets.
Alfred P. Sloan
American businessman 1875-1966
Competition is the final price determinant and competitive prices may result in profits which force you to accept a rate of return less than you hoped for, or for that matter to accept temporary losses.
American golf player 1940-
Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
American psychologist, author, and lecturer 1885-1960
Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise.
American photographer 1938-
Families are the tie that reminds us of yesterday, provide strength and support today, and give us hope for tomorrow. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, or well-managed, can provide what our families provide.
French couturier 1883-1971
Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
Alfred N. Whitehead
English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence of mine either out of its context or in juxtaposition to some incongruous matter which quite distorted my meaning, or destroyed it altogether.
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