Quotes: presence

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  • Barry Gibb
    Barry Gibb
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    Maurice would prance into a room, you know, and his presence was immediate.
  • Benjamin Whorf
    Benjamin Whorf
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    My analysis was directed toward purely physical conditions, such as defective wiring, presence of lack of air spaces between metal flues and woodwork, etc., and the results were presented in these terms.
  • My first name, Benjamin, dates back a thousand years earlier to Benjamin - Binyamin - the son of Jacob, who was also known as Israel. Jacob and his 12 sons roamed these same hills of Judea and Sumeria 4,000 years ago, and there's been a continuous Jewish presence in the land ever since.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    No real gentleman will tell the naked truth in the presence of ladies.
  • Ben Foster
    Ben Foster
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    Once you're in the presence of people who have put their lives actively on the line, repeatedly, you're never allowed to complain again. And I do, and we all do. But now I look at things a little differently.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Our presence in Afghanistan is not worth the price of any more American lives or treasure.
  • Peace in the Middle East is of prime importance to the Philippines, due to the presence of around 2 million of our countrymen working in that region.
  • Perhaps, when we examine the causes of many social changes and political upheavals, we will find the marks of its presence and its principal ideals.
  • Malcolm S. Forbes
    Malcolm S. Forbes
    American entrepreneur 1919-1990
    Malcolm S. Forbes
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    Presence is more than just being there.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
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    Producers are men who will keep their heads in the noisy presence of writers and directors and not be carried away by art in any of its subversive guises. Their task is to guard against the unusual. They are the trusted loyalists of cliche.
  • Edsger Wybe Dijkstra
    Edsger Wybe Dijkstra
    Dutch systems scientist, programmer and software engineer 1930-2002
    Edsger Wybe Dijkstra
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    Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to show their absence.
    Source: Notes on structured programming (1970)
  • Christina Baldwin
    Christina Baldwin
    American author 1946-
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    Ritual is the way you carry the presence of the sacred. Ritual is the spark that must not go out.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler, or the man under the bed - but never the husband).
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
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    Space architectures capable of supporting a permanent human presence on Mars are extraordinarily complex, with many different interdependent systems.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
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    Space is not just going up and coming back down again. Space is getting into orbit and being there, living there, establishing a presence, a permanence.