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  • Bernard Levin
    Bernard Levin
    English journalist, author and broadcaster 1928-2004
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    His absent-minded scientist, Dr. Strabismus (whom God Preserve) of Utrecht, had to his credit a list of inventions that included 'a leather grape', 'a revolving wheelbarrow', 'a hollow glass walking stick for keeping very small flannel shirts in...
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
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    If courtesans and strumpets were to be prosecuted with as much rigor as some silly people would have it, what locks or bars would be sufficient to preserve the honor of our wives and daughters?
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger; the first is a perpetual call upon them to propagate their kind, the latter to preserve themselves.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.
  • Aldo Leopold
    Aldo Leopold
    American author, philosopher, naturalist and conservationist, 1887-1948
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    A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
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    All the objects pursued by the multitude not only bring no remedy that tends to preserve our being, but even act as hinderances, causing the death not seldom of those who possess them, and always of those who are possessed by them.
    Source: On the Improvement of the Understanding
  • Bill Shuster
    Bill Shuster
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
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    America's veterans and troops serving abroad today fought hard to preserve our red, white and blue, from the Revolutionary War to today's Global War Against Terrorism, and Congress' action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols.
  • Willa Cather
    Willa Cather
    American author 1876-1947
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    Art, it seems to me, should simplify finding what conventions of form and what detail one can do without and yet preserve the spirit of the whole - so that all that one has suppressed and cut away is there to the reader's consciousness as much as if it were in type on the page.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a certain potency of life in them, to be as active as the soul whose progeny they are; they preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of the living intellect that bred them.
  • Anais Nin
    Anais Nin
    French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
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    Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.
  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
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    For children preserve the fame of a man after his death.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but if you extinguish it, you will not easily kindle it again.
  • Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Spanish writer and philosopher 1883-1955
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    I am I plus my surroundings and if I do not preserve the latter, I do not preserve myself.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
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    I feel in the depths of my soul that it is the highest, most sacred, and most irreversible part of my obligation to preserve the union of these states, although it may cost me my life.
  • Antonia Fraser
    Antonia Fraser
    British author of history, novels, biographies and detective 1932-
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    I think crime writing is my link with trying to preserve a sort of order.
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