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  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    The amelioration of the world cannot be achieved by sacrifices in moments of crisis; it depends on the efforts made and constantly repeated during the humdrum, uninspiring periods, which separate one crisis from another, and of which normal lives mainly consist.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
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    All writers have periods when they stop writing, when they cannot write, and this is always painful and terrible because writing is like breathing.
  • Cesare Pavese
    Cesare Pavese
    Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
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    At great periods you have always felt, deep within you, the temptation to commit suicide. You gave yourself to it, breached your own defenses. You were a child. The idea of suicide was a protest against life; by dying, you would escape this longing for death.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    Based on a lifetime of observations and a few decades in the markets, I understand that societies, beliefs and fashions all move in long arcs of time. We call these arcs several things: cycles, periods, eras.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    But then I go through long periods where I don't listen to things, usually when I'm working. In between the records and in between the writing I suck up books and music and movies and anything I can find.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    By law of periodical repetition, everything which has happened once must happen again and again - and not capriciously, but at regular periods, and each thing in its own period, not another's and each obeying its own law.
  • Anne Sullivan Macy
    Anne Sullivan Macy
    American teacher 1866-1936
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    Certain periods in history suddenly lift humanity to an observation point where a clear light falls upon a world previously dark.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods.
  • Albert Claude
    Albert Claude
    Belgian-American cell biologist and doctor 1899-1983
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    For this equilibrium now in sight, let us trust that mankind, as it has occurred in the greatest periods of its past, will find for itself a new code of ethics, common to all, made of tolerance, of courage, and of faith in the Spirit of men.
  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
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    Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
  • Alan Greenspan
    Alan Greenspan
    American economist 1926-
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    History has not dealt kindly with the aftermath of protracted periods of low risk premiums.
  • 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.
  • Brooke Shields
    Brooke Shields
    American actress and model 1965-
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    I don't like to leave my children for long periods of time. It's made me more picky about roles that are close, especially on television.
  • Brigitte Bardot
    Brigitte Bardot
    French actress, singer and dancer 1934-
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    I really wanted to die at certain periods in my life. Death was like love, a romantic escape. I took pills because I didn't want to throw myself off my balcony and know people would photograph me lying dead below.
  • Anne Perry
    Anne Perry
    English author 1938-
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    I was born in London, England, in 1938, a few months before the war, and spent the first years of my life there, although I was evacuated a couple of times for short periods. My schooling was very interrupted, both by frequent moves and by ill health.
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