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  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    There are few things more difficult than to appraise the work of a man suddenly dead in his youth; to disentangle ''promise'' from achievement; to save him from that sentimentalizing which confuses the tragedy of the interruption with the merit of the work actually performed.
  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
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    Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action for all eternity.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    Action in war is like movement in a resistant element. Just as the simplest and most natural of movements, walking, cannot easily be performed in water, so in war it is difficult for normal efforts to achieve even moderate results.
    Source: On War (1832) Ch. 7, as translated by Michael Howard and Peter P
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.
  • Billy Gardell
    Billy Gardell
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1969-
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    As a comic, I've heard gunshots while I'm trying to get to sleep. I've performed where people wanted to do you harm after the show because of something you said.
  • Cameron Mackintosh
    Cameron Mackintosh
    British theatrical producer and theatre owner 1946-
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    Audiences aren't going to get rid of me. One thing I can say, with absolute certainty, is that my shows will still be performed when I'm dead, buried and forgotten. They're going to absolutely outlive me, which is a wonderful thing to think about.
  • Brad Sherman
    Brad Sherman
    American politician 1954-
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    Circumcision is obligatory for Jewish-born males - it must be performed on the eighth day after birth and is only postponed in the case of threat to the life or health of the child. Muslim parents also circumcise their male children.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Duties are not performed for duty's sake, but because their neglect would make the man uncomfortable. A man performs but one duty -the duty of contenting his spirit, the duty of making himself agreeable to himself.
  • Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew Carnegie
    American industrialist 1835-1919
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    Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something.
  • George Gurdjieff
    George Gurdjieff
    Russian teacher and writer 1873-1949
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    Every ceremony or rite has a value if it is performed without alteration. A ceremony is a book in which a great deal is written. Anyone who understands can read it. One rite often contains more than a hundred books.
  • Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    American journalist, essayist and memoirist 1934-2002
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    Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    I hadn't performed by myself in a while. It feels very natural to me, and I assume people come for the very same reasons as they do when I'm with the band: to be moved, for something to happen to them.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    I like his holiness very much, particularly since an order, which I understand he has lately given, that no more miracles shall be performed.
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