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  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of ;antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution.
  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan
    American politician and actor 1911-2004
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    Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A doctor's reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
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    Back in the NBA's pre-mask era, ballers with busted noses or orbital bones had two unappealing options: Sit out and heal, or strap on a Michael Myers-looking opaque face shield closely related to that worn by hockey goalies.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
    C. Wright Mills
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    Commercial jazz, soap opera, pulp fiction, comic strips, the movies set the images, mannerisms, standards, and aims of the urban masses. In one way or another, everyone is equal before these cultural machines; like technology itself, the mass media are nearly universal in their incidence and appeal. They are a kind of common denominator, a kind of scheme for pre-scheduled, mass emotions.
  • Simon Gray
    Simon Gray
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    Extra-marital sex is as overrated as pre-marital sex. And marital sex, come to think of it.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
  • W. S. Gilbert
    W. S. Gilbert
    British Librettist 1836-1911
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    I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule.
  • Buzz Osborne
    Buzz Osborne
    American guitarist, vocalist and songwriter 1964-
    Buzz Osborne
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    I conquered my stage fright a long time ago. In my line of work, it's kind of a pre-requisite that you not feel bad about looking stupid in front of a lot of people.
  • Anne Perry
    Anne Perry
    English author 1938-
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    I wonder how often in the past I may have missed the good in people because I pre-judged, based on the differences?
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
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    In order for Obamacare's cost structure to work, millions of Americans must sign up to pay inflated prices; that would help pay for the subsidies to cover insurance company costs on those with pre-existing conditions.
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