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  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
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    Civilization is maintained by a very few people in a small number of places and we need only some bombs and a few prisons to blot it out altogether.
  • John Dewey
    John Dewey
    American philosopher 1859-1952
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    Anyone who has begun to think, places some portion of the world in jeopardy.
  • Lord Greville
    Lord Greville
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    A generous man places the benefits he confers beneath his feet; those he receives, nearest his heart.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
  • Barbara Deming
    Barbara Deming
    American feminist and advocate
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    After the revolution, let us hope, prisons simply would not exist - if by prisons we mean places that could be experienced by the men and women in them at all as every place that goes by that name now is bound to be experienced.
    Source: We cannot live without our lives
  • Carson Mccullers
    Carson Mccullers
    American novelist and poet 1917-1967
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    All men are lonely. But sometimes it seems to me that we Americans are the loneliest of all. Our hunger for foreign places and new ways has been with us almost like a national disease. Our literature is stamped with a quality of longing and unrest, and our writers have been great wanderers.
  • Christopher Marlowe
    Christopher Marlowe
    British Dramatist, Poet 1564-1593
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    All places are alike, and every earth is fit for burial.
  • Robert Burton
    Robert Burton
    English clergyman and writer 1577-1640
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    All places are distant from heaven alike.
    Source: The Anatomy of Melancholy Part II, sect. 2, 4
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Authors have established it as a kind of rule, that a man ought to be dull sometimes; as the most severe reader makes allowances for many rests and nodding-places in a voluminous writer.
  • Brantley Gilbert
    Brantley Gilbert
    American country music singer, songwriter 1985-
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    Being on stage and on a motorcycle are two of the only places I feel comfortable and free. Those are my happy places.
  • Camille Pissarro
    Camille Pissarro
    Danish-French Impressionist painter 1830-1903
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    Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.
  • Busta Rhymes
    Busta Rhymes
    American rapper, musician, record producer and actor 1972-
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    Brooklyn is where I primarily developed. I had an opportunity to make records and perform in clubs here and there, and I started networking with the right people in the right places.
  • Jeanette Winterson
    Jeanette Winterson
    English writer 1959-
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    But not all dark places need light, I have to remember that.
    Source: Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (2007) 172
  • Robert Green Ingersoll
    Robert Green Ingersoll
    American lawyer, a Civil War veteran and politician 1833-1899
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    Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.
  • Antoni Gaudi
    Antoni Gaudi
    Catalan architect 1852-1926
    Antoni Gaudi
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    Color in certain places has the great value of making the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic.
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