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  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    A box of new crayons! Now they're all pointy, lined up in order, bright and perfect. Soon they'll be a bunch of ground down, rounded, indistinguishable stumps, missing their wrappers and smudged with other colors. Sometimes life seems unbearably tragic.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Have you ever watched a crab on the shore crawling backward in search of the Atlantic Ocean, and missing? That's the way the mind of man operates.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    In Heaven all the interesting people are missing.
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
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    A single person is missing for you, and the whole world is empty.
    Source: The Year of Magical Thinking (2007) 192
  • Quentin Crisp
    Quentin Crisp
    English writer and actor 1908-1999
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    An autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last installment missing.
  • Peggy Noonan
    Peggy Noonan
    American Author, Presidential Speechwriter 1950-
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    Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting, but they have something missing in their natures; there is a hole, an empty place, and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen.
  • Carter Burwell
    Carter Burwell
    American composer of film scores 1954-
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    Conducting, I tried it once off the cuff, and quickly realized there were subtle aspects that I was missing. There is a lot more to it that I was able to grasp simply by watching conductors.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
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    Evolutionism, as taught by Darwinism, has nothing - nothing - to say about how life originated. Has nothing to say about how the governing principles in the universe - gravity, thermodynamics, motion, fluid motion - how any of those originated. It's...it's got some gigantic missing pieces.
    Source: Ben Stein on CNN: Impolite Conversation. Ben Stein on CNN: Impolite Conversation
  • Flip Wilson
    Flip Wilson
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    Get well cards have become so humorous that if you don't get sick you're missing half the fun.
  • Adam Sandler
    Adam Sandler
    American actor, comedian, and filmmaker 1966-
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    I think the reason I don't read is because, when I'm reading, I feel like I'm missing out on something else. You know, What are my friends doing? Where's my girlfriend?.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    I'm surprised to find absence of explicit anti-Semitism this time. Was a page missing?
    Source: In response to a constituents angry letter. Quoted in Slate Magazine, November 29, 2011.
  • Ann Landers
    Ann Landers
    American columnist 1918-
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    If you have love in your life, it can make up for a great many things that are missing. If you don't have love in your life, no matter what else there is, it's not enough.
  • Ben Wheatley
    Ben Wheatley
    English filmmaker and screenwriter 1972-
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    If you judge everything by how photographically real it looks, then you're missing out on a lot of what art is about and what communication is. There are ambiguities in life, and that should be reflected in art, cinema, and storytelling, I think.
  • Brit Marling
    Brit Marling
    American actress and screenwriter 1982-
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    If you play it safe every time, then you're missing the best part of acting. You haven't learned anything about your humanity.
  • Brendan Fraser
    Brendan Fraser
    American and Canadian actor 1969-
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    If you run an Internet search on Vietnam and the war, most of the information you get begins at about 1962. I think this is telling. It is missing the whole period that led up to the reasons the war happened in the first place.
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