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  • Anita Brookner
    Anita Brookner
    British Writer 1938-
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    A complete woman is probably not a very admirable creature. She is manipulative, uses other people to get her own way, and works within whatever system she is in.
  • Ouida
    Ouida
    English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-1908
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    In a few generations more, there will probably be no room at all allowed for animals on the earth: no need of them, no toleration of them. An immense agony will have then ceased, but with it there will also have passed away the last smile of the world's youth.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.
  • Boz Scaggs
    Boz Scaggs
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    This is a cause that musicians can take to heart because one of our main reasons for being is to share our music with other people, and this takes us to people who probably wouldn't otherwise get to hear music on quite this level.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    A classic is classic not because it conforms to certain structural rules, or fits certain definitions (of which its author had quite probably never heard). It is classic because of a certain eternal and irrepressible freshness.
  • A duped newspaper or magazine could contend that a fiction-spouting journalist obtained part of his salary via fraud, and use a criminal proceeding to try and recoup that money. Given the profession's notoriously low wages, however, it's probably not worth the publicity headache and legal fees. No news organization has ever pursued such a case.
  • Joyce Carey
    Joyce Carey
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    A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.
  • Joyce Cary
    Joyce Cary
    Irish novelist 1888-1957
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    A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry, a hundred in dress.
  • Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
    Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
    French authors who wrote several books together
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    A painting in a museum probably hears more foolish remarks than anything else in the world.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A society made up of individuals who were all capable of original thought would probably be unendurable.
  • Bob Shacochis
    Bob Shacochis
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    A whole bunch of agents and editors looked at my stories, and they all said, in effect, 'You're a pretty good writer and you should probably get these published; when you grow up and write a novel, get in touch.'
  • Ann Veneman
    Ann Veneman
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    Actually, in this instance we do have probably a better tracking system than was the instance in Canada. Because this is a dairy cow, they're all individually tagged.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    After you have made your commitment to say no to what no longer serves you, you will probably be invited to demonstrate that you really mean it.
  • Peter Kline
    Peter Kline
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    All of us, you, your children, your neighbors and their children are everyday geniuses, even though the fact is unnoticed and unremembered by everyone. That's probably because school hasn't encouraged us to notice what's hidden inside us waiting for the right environment to express itself.
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