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  • Bruce Chatwin
    Bruce Chatwin
    English travel writer, novelist and journalist 1940-1989
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    Even today, when an Aboriginal mother notices the first stirrings of speech in her child, she lets it handle the things of that particular country: leaves, fruit, insects and so forth. We give our children guns and computer games, Wendy said. They gave their children the land.
    Source: The Songlines p. 270
  • Martin Amis
    Martin Amis
    British novelist 1949-
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    Every writer hopes or boldly assumes that his life is in some sense exemplary, that the particular will turn out to be universal.
  • Everyone is always in favor of general economy and particular expenditure.
  • Bobby Sands
    Bobby Sands
    Irish activist and IRA member 1954-1981
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    Everyone, Republican or otherwise, has their own particular part to play. No part is too great or too small; no one is too old or too young to do something.
  • Alain Badiou
    Alain Badiou
    French philosopher 1937-
    Alain Badiou
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    Evil is the interruption of a truth by the pressure of particular or individual interests.
  • Billy Joel
    Billy Joel
    American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949-
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    For whatever reason, not all people are born with the particular gift of being able to express ourselves through music. And, believe me, it is a gift.
  • Bruno Dumont
    Bruno Dumont
    French film director and screenwriter 1958-
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    For working with non-professional actors, you have to have this particular desire to work with people who are reluctant to play in a movie. I like this relationship. I'm like a recruiter, an employment agency giving someone employment.
  • Robert Browning
    Robert Browning
    English poet 1812-1889
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    Go practice if you please with men and women: leave a child alone for Christ's particular love's sake!
  • Blake Farenthold
    Blake Farenthold
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
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    Hillary Clinton and her media machine try to dismiss, but anybody who understands anything about how email works - and this is millennials in particular, who grew up on the Internet - know that you're an idiot to keep sensitive information on a server in your house.
  • Colette
    Colette
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    I am indebted to the cat for a particular kind of honorable deceit, for a greater control over myself, for a characteristic aversion to brutal sounds, and for the need to keep silent for long periods of time.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    I at least have so much to do in unraveling certain human lots, and seeing how they were woven and interwoven, that all the light I can command must be concentrated on this particular web, and not dispersed over that tempting range of relevancies called the universe.
  • Anne Rice
    Anne Rice
    American author of gothic fiction 1941-
    Anne Rice
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    I feel like an outsider, and I always will feel like one. I've always felt that I wasn't a member of any particular group.
  • Ann Veneman
    Ann Veneman
    American politician 1949-
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    I have to say that in this particular cow that we're dealing with, those parts of the cow were removed, and so we don't think there's any risk or very negligible risk to human health with this particular incident.
  • Frank Moore Colby
    Frank Moore Colby
    American Editor, Essayist 1865-1925
    Frank Moore Colby
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    I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.
  • E. M. Forster
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
    E. M. Forster
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    I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little further down our particular path than we have yet gone ourselves.
    Source: Two Cheers for Democracy (1951) A Book That Influenced Me
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