Quotes by mechanics

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  • Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Indigenous Canadian-American singer-songwriter and musician 1941-
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    Digital imaging allows both groups to rise above the limitations of mess and clutter and mechanics, and apply our talents to creating images limited only by our imaginations.
  • Anne Tyler
    Anne Tyler
    American novelist and short story writer 1941-
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    I can never tell ahead of time which book will give me trouble - some balk every step of the way, others seem to write themselves - but certainly the mechanics of writing, finding the time and the psychic space, are easier now that my children are grown.
  • Alan Parsons
    Alan Parsons
    English audio engineer, songwriter, musician 1948-
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    I was 17 and just learning what high fidelity was, what good sound was, and learning the mechanics of tape machines. It was a real education, going right from the consumer end to the record factory.
  • Al Unser
    Al Unser
    American automobile racing driver 1939-
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    I've got a great team of engineers behind this race car. I've got a great bunch of mechanics that make it reliable. This car is developed to go out there and be better than the Reynard, and I feel that it is.
  • Baz Luhrmann
    Baz Luhrmann
    Australian director, writer, and producer 1962-
    Baz Luhrmann
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    In terms of the mechanics of story, myth is an intriguing one because we didn't make myth up; myth is an imprinture of the human condition.
  • Billy West
    Billy West
    American voice actor and musician 1952-
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    It had more layers than an onion. These writers meant business. There was a level for everybody. Your major could be celestial mechanics, and there'd be celestial-mechanics jokes.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Metaphorically, every vagina has secret teeth, for the male exits as less than when he entered. The basic mechanics of conception require action in the male but nothing more than passive receptivity in the female.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
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    Of all mechanics, of all servile handycrafts-men, a gamester is the vilest. But yet, as many of the quality are of the profession, he is admitted amongst the politest company.
  • Margaret Mitchell
    Margaret Mitchell
    American writer 1900-1949
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    The south produced statesmen and soldiers, planters and doctors and lawyers and poets, but certainly no engineers and mechanics. Let Yankees adopt such low callings. [Gone With The Wind]
  • Daniel Defoe
    Daniel Defoe
    English writer 1660-1731
    Daniel Defoe
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    Wealth, howsoever got, in England makes lords of mechanics, gentlemen of rakes; Antiquity and birth are needless here; 'Tis impudence and money makes a peer.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    It is only the impossible that is possible for God. He has given over the possible to the mechanics of matter and the autonomy of his creatures.
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
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    It is so characteristic, that just when the mechanics of reproduction are so vastly improved, there are fewer and fewer people who know how the music should be played.
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