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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 got ourselves.
American television writer and producer 1969-
I think one of the things that was a huge surprise to everyone with 'Silence of the Lambs' was that that was an Oscar-winning horror movie. It struck such a nerve with audiences that it was a very particular, special experience.
English mathematician 1953-
I tried to fit it in with some previous broad conceptual understanding of some part of mathematics that would clarify the particular problem I was thinking about.
American singer-songwriter 1949-
I was always concerned with writing to my age at a particular moment. That was the way I would keep faith with the audience that supported me as I went along.
American novelist and short story writer 1941-
I've always enjoyed studying the small clues that indicate a particular class level.
Wife of John Adams 1744-1818
If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.
American legal scholar 1954-
If the air quality is terrible in Los Angeles, if a particular university is unusually expensive, if crime is on the rise in Dallas, or if a company has a lot of recalled toys, transparency can spur change. Whenever public or private institutions have to answer to the public, their performance is likely to improve.
Benjamin N. Cardozo
American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
Immunities that are valid as against the federal government by force of the specific pledges of particular amendments have been found to be implicit in the concept of ordered liberty, and thus, through the Fourteenth Amendment, become valid as against the states.Source: Palko v. Connecticut
English economist 1826-1877
In every particular state of the world, those nations which are strongest tend to prevail over the others; and in certain marked peculiarities the strongest tend to be the best.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
In Heaven an angel is nobody in particular.
American landscape photographer and environmentalist 1902-1984
In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.
Scottish novelist, poet, film critic and journalist. 1944-2001
In New York - whose subway trains in particular have been ''tattooed'' with an energy to put our own rude practitioners to shame - not an inch of free space is spared except that of advertisements . Even the most chronically dispossessed appear prepared to endorse the legitimacy of the ''haves.''
B. H. Liddell Hart
British soldier and military historian 1895-1970
In should be the duty of every soldier to reflect on the experiences of the past, in the endeavor to discover improvements, in his particular sphere of action, which are practicable in the immediate future.
American politician 1971-
India, in particular, is looking to develop nuclear power for domestic, commercial use, and we should work with them. This is a good deal for both countries.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
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