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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.
  • Vaclav Havel
    Vaclav Havel
    Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
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    Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible political effect can gradually and indirectly, over time, gain in political significance.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    The barrier between success is not something which exists in the real world: it is composed purely and simply of doubts about ability.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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    A world without newspapers or a world where the newspapers are purely electronic and you read them on a screen is not a very appealing world.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, until the sun goes down. And this is all that life really means.
  • Boz Scaggs
    Boz Scaggs
    American singer, songwriter, and guitarist 1944-
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    As a guitar player, you can gravitate to the blues because you can play it easily. It's not a style that's difficult to pick up. It's purely emotive and dead easy to get a start with.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Every man is the builder of a temple, called his body, to the god he worships, after a style purely his own, nor can he get off by hammering marble instead. We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bones.
  • Bill Plympton
    Bill Plympton
    American animator, graphic designer and cartoonist 1946-
    Bill Plympton
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    For me, the perfect film has no dialogue at all. It's purely a visual, emotional, visceral kind of experience. And I think one can create wonderful depth and meaning and communication without using words. I started out as an illustrator and a cartoonist and caricature artist, so for me the visual is primary.
  • Jamie Oliver
    Jamie Oliver
    British celebrity chef and restaurateur 1975-
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    I could cook from quite an early age - purely because I liked it.
  • George Farquhar
    George Farquhar
    Irish playwright 1677-1707
    George Farquhar
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    I have fed purely upon ale; I have eat my ale, drank my ale, and I always sleep upon ale.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
    Audre Lorde
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    I remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt. A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the light and the key, but a lot of it was purely hell.
  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
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    I think computer viruses should count as life … I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.
    Source: Speech Macworld Expo in Boston, 1996
  • Roland Barthes
    Roland Barthes
    French semiologist 1915-1980
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    I think that cars today are almost the exact equivalent of the great Gothic cathedrals: I mean the supreme creation of an era, conceived with passion by unknown artists, and consumed in image if not in usage by a whole population which appropriates them as a purely magical object.
  • Bill Ackman
    Bill Ackman
    American investor 1966-
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    I'm not emotional about investments. Investing is something where you have to be purely rational and not let emotion affect your decision making - just the facts.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    If one were to take that goal out of out of its religious form and look merely at its purely human side, one might state it perhaps thus: free and responsible development of the individual, so that he may place his powers freely and gladly in the service of all mankind.
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