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British science-fiction writer 1952-
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
American writer 1924-1987
Americans, unhappily, have the most remarkable ability to alchemize all bitter truths into an innocuous but piquant confection and to transform their moral contradictions, or public discussion of such contradictions, into a proud decoration, such as are given for heroism on the battle field.
British filmmaker 1961-
The film that changed my life is a 1951 film by Vittorio De Sica, 'Miracle in Milan.' It's a remarkable comment on slums, poverty and aspiration.
American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.
American journalist 1875-1950
A man's desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may not be lost to the world.
English poet, historical novelist, critic and classicist 1895-1985
A remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good in spite of all the people who say he is very good.
British diplomat, poet 1664-1721
And 'tis remarkable that they talk most who have the least to say.
Australian actress and theatre 1969-
Australia is a remarkable country with incredible technical and physical resources and a capacity to be a world leader in renewables.
American baseball writer, historian, and statistician 1949-
Baseball would be a quite remarkable activity if it was the one place in the world where your co-workers didn't have any impact on how productive you were. But in fact, baseball is a high-stress occupation, and those sort of stress-inducing activities... just have a huge impact on how the team functions, I think.
American frontierswoman 1852-1903
By the time we reached Virginia City I was considered a remarkable good shot and a fearless rider for a girl of my age.
English writer 1894-1963
Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.
Arthur Conan Doyle
British writer and medical doctor 1859-1930
His ignorance was as remarkable as his knowledge.
Human beings, for all their pretensions, have a remarkable propensity for lending themselves to classification somewhere within neatly labeled categories. Even the outrageous exceptions may be classified as outrageous exceptions!
American author, businessman 1942-
I am proud to be in the Senate. I have always been proud to be a part of our political system. It is a remarkable privilege to participate in this system of ours.
French sculptor 1840-1917
I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need. [when asked how he managed to make his remarkable statues.]
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