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English travel writer, novelist and journalist 1940-1989
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
British novelist 1949-
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.
Irish activist and IRA member 1954-1981
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.
French philosopher 1937-
Evil is the interruption of a truth by the pressure of particular or individual interests.
American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949-
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.
French film director and screenwriter 1958-
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.
English poet 1812-1889
Go practice if you please with men and women: leave a child alone for Christ's particular love's sake!
American politician and lobbyist 1961-
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.
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.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
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.
American author of gothic fiction 1941-
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.
American politician 1949-
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
American Editor, Essayist 1865-1925
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
English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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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