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  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
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    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.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    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.
  • Beeban Kidron
    Beeban Kidron
    British filmmaker 1961-
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    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.
  • Agnes Repplier
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
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    A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    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.
  • Robert Graves
    Robert Graves
    English poet, historical novelist, critic and classicist 1895-1985
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    A remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good in spite of all the people who say he is very good.
  • Matthew Prior
    Matthew Prior
    British diplomat, poet 1664-1721
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    And 'tis remarkable that they talk most who have the least to say.
  • Cate Blanchett
    Cate Blanchett
    Australian actress and theatre 1969-
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    Australia is a remarkable country with incredible technical and physical resources and a capacity to be a world leader in renewables.
  • Bill James
    Bill James
    American baseball writer, historian, and statistician 1949-
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    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.
  • Calamity Jane
    Calamity Jane
    American frontierswoman 1852-1903
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    By the time we reached Virginia City I was considered a remarkable good shot and a fearless rider for a girl of my age.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    British writer and medical doctor 1859-1930
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    His ignorance was as remarkable as his knowledge.
  • W. J. Reichmann
    W. J. Reichmann
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    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!
  • Byron Dorgan
    Byron Dorgan
    American author, businessman 1942-
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    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.
  • Auguste Rodin
    Auguste Rodin
    French sculptor 1840-1917
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    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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