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  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
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    The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. In this sense, truth, even if it does not prevail in public, possesses an ineradicable primacy over all falsehoods.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    Caste is not a physical object like a wall of bricks or a line of barbed wire which prevents the Hindus from co-mingling and which has, therefore, to be pulled down. Caste is a notion; it is a state of the mind.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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    Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Bad writers are nearly always haunted by the notion that Latin or Greek words are grander than Saxon ones.
  • Edward Hoagland
    Edward Hoagland
    American Novelist, Essayist 1932-
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    City people try to buy time as a rule, when they can, whereas country people are prepared to kill time, although both try to cherish in their mind's eye the notion of a better life ahead.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
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    Employers have gone away from the idea that an employee is a long-term asset to the company, someone to be nurtured and developed, to a new notion that they are disposable.
  • Alan Dundes
    Alan Dundes
    American folklorist
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    Future orientation is combined with a notion and expectation of progress, and nothing is impossible.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    I have a notion that gamblers are as happy as most people, being always excited; women, wine, fame, the table, even ambition, sate now and then, but every turn of the card and cast of the dice keeps the gambler alive - besides one can game ten times longer than one can do any thing else.
  • Warren Mitchell
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    I knew that I did not have to buy into society's notion that I had to be handsome and healthy to be happy. I was in charge of my ''spaceship'' and it was my up, my down. I could choose to see this situation as a setback or as a starting point. I chose to begin life again.
  • Becki Newton
    Becki Newton
    American actress 1978-
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    In N.Y.C., I auditioned for mostly 'quirky friend' roles. Since casting directors in L.A. lacked a preconceived notion of me, I was able to reinvent my type a bit, which was essential in booking the role of Amanda on 'Ugly Betty.' I don't believe I would have auditioned for that role in N.Y.
  • Camilla Lackberg
    Camilla Lackberg
    Swedish author 1974-
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    In Sweden, we've moved away from the notion that mothers have some magical, special bond with children.
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    Indian statesman 1924-2018
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    In the euphoria after the Cold War, there was a misplaced notion that the UN could solve every problem anywhere.
  • Brad Carson
    Brad Carson
    American lawyer and politician 1967-
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    In the U.S. I think there are really two reasons we should pursue energy policy. One is climate change, and the second is this notion that the oil market is cartel-ized by people, some of whom are friendly, some of whom are not, some of whom are in a more ambivalent position to us.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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    It is a slightly arresting notion that if you were to pick yourself apart with tweezers, one atom at a time, you would produce a mound of fine atomic dust, none of which had ever been alive but all of which had once been you.
    Source: A Short History of Nearly Everything
  • Barnett Newman
    Barnett Newman
    American artist 1905-1970
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    It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted.
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