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  • Alexander Haig
    Alexander Haig
    American politician 1924-2010
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    A durable, long-term U.S.-China strategic relationship is even more important now than in previous decades. The relationship will continue to grow and prosper to the mutual benefit of all peoples.
  • Bruno Rossi
    Bruno Rossi
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    A feeling that was possibly generated by experiences in my previous work on cosmic rays; more likely it was inborn and was the reason why, as a young man, I went into the field of cosmic rays.
  • Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    French author 1657-1757
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    A well cultivated mind is made up of all the minds of preceding ages; it is only the one single mind educated by all previous time.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    And we have done more in the two and a half years that I've been in here than the previous 43 Presidents to uphold that principle, whether it's ending "don't ask, don't tell," making sure that gay and lesbian partners can visit each other in hospitals, making sure that federal benefits can be provided to same-sex couples.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    But when others suggested that the poor should not simply be the objects of these programs but also the subjects - that they should be actively involved in shaping the programs, making decisions about how to spend the money etc. - some of the previous supporters reconsidered.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    FEMA says that it does not factor in previous losses into its decisions on applications to redraw the flood zones.
  • Aaliyah
    Aaliyah
    American singer, actress and model 1979-2001
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    I don't think about my previous success. I'm happy that the work I've done has been very successful.
  • Andrew Wiles
    Andrew Wiles
    English mathematician 1953-
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    I tried to fit it in with some previous broad conceptual understanding of some part of mathematics that would clarify the particular problem I was thinking about.
  • Alain de Botton
    Alain de Botton
    Swiss-born British author 1969-
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    I'm also interested in the modern suggestion that you can have a combination of love and sex in a marriage - which no previous society has ever believed.
  • Bernie Leadon
    Bernie Leadon
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    I've been writing songs all along, and since moving to Nashville in the late-'80s, I'd begun writing something like 15-20 songs a year, instead of the typical three or four in previous years.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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    If the mattress stains were anything to go by, a previous user had not so much suffered from incontinence as rejoiced in it. He had evidently included the pillow in his celebrations.
    Source: A Walk in the Woods
  • Ben Zobrist
    Ben Zobrist
    American professional baseball player 1981-
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    In the minor leagues, previous to 2008, I took a lot of pitches. I prided myself on on-base percentage. I made sure that I made the pitcher work.
  • C. L. R. James
    C. L. R. James
    Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
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    It is in revolutionary periods that the culmination of previous trends and the beginning of new ones appear.
  • Antonia Fraser
    Antonia Fraser
    British author of history, novels, biographies and detective 1932-
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    Lives in previous centuries for women are largely a matter of class. It would have been fun to have been a rich, privileged woman in the 18th century, but no fun at all to be her maid.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced, and today we think this more than ever and are just as wrong as all previous ages that thought so. How often have we not seen the truth condemned! It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
    Source: Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle (1960)
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