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American politician 1924-2010
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.
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
French author 1657-1757
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.
American politician 1961-
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.
American politician 1940-
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.
American journalist 1960-
FEMA says that it does not factor in previous losses into its decisions on applications to redraw the flood zones.
American singer, actress and model 1979-2001
I don't think about my previous success. I'm happy that the work I've done has been very successful.
English mathematician 1953-
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
Swiss-born British author 1969-
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.
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.
American-British author 1951-
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
American professional baseball player 1981-
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
Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
It is in revolutionary periods that the culmination of previous trends and the beginning of new ones appear.
British author of history, novels, biographies and detective 1932-
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.
Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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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