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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
  • Paul Goodman
    Paul Goodman
    American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
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    When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others like-minded, one re-establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels.
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
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    A man who takes away another man's freedom is a prisoner of hatred, he is locked behind the bars of prejudice and narrow-mindedness.
    Source: De lange weg naar vrijheid
  • Niels Bohr
    Niels Bohr
    Danish scientist and physicist 1885-1962
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    An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.
  • Niels Bohr
    Niels Bohr
    Danish scientist and physicist 1885-1962
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    An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes, which can be made, in a very narrow field.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    Anyone who has passed through the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape.
  • Christopher Fry
    Christopher Fry
    English poet and playwright 1907-2005
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    Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.
  • Thomas Gray
    Thomas Gray
    British poet 1716-1771
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    Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, the rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Each makes this cosmos and its construction the pivot of his emotional life, in order to find in this way peace and security which he can not find in the narrow whirlpool of personal experience.
  • Ben Gibbard
    Ben Gibbard
    American singer, songwriter and guitarist 1976-
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    For 'Narrow Stairs', the majority of the songs I brought in were guitar songs - songs we could sit in a room and just play. I can honestly say I had more fun and felt more inspired on this record than anything that we had done in a long time.
  • Ben Gibbard
    Ben Gibbard
    American singer, songwriter and guitarist 1976-
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    For 'Narrow Stairs,' the majority of the songs I brought in were guitar songs - songs we could sit in a room and just play. I can honestly say I had more fun and felt more inspired on this record than anything that we had done in a long time.
  • Bob Brown
    Bob Brown
    Australian politician, medical doctor and environmentalist 1944-
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    Globally the Greens have arisen like a spontaneous combustion, a reaction to the narrow-minded state-backed exploitation of resources and wealth for a few at the expense of the many.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    Had it not been for you, I should have remained what I was when we first met, a prejudiced, narrow-minded being, with contracted sympathies and false knowledge, wasting my life on obsolete trifles, and utterly insensible to the privilege of living in this wondrous age of change and progress.
  • Honoré de Balzac
    Honoré de Balzac
    French writer 1799-1850
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    Hatred is the vice of narrow souls; they feed it with all their littleness, and make it the pretext of base tyrannies.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I fear chiefly lest my expression may not be extravagant enough, may not wander far enough beyond the narrow limit of my daily experience, so as to be adequate to the truth of which I have been convinced. Extravagance! it depends on how you are yarded.
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