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  • Gerald Early
    Gerald Early
    American essayist and American 1952-
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    Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age of perversions of Dewey-style education: everyone gets a ribbon, and praise becomes a meaningless narcotic to soothe egoistic distemper.
  • Having given us the package, do you think God will deny us the ribbon?
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    I am to be broken. I am to be derided all my life. I am to be cast up and down among these men and women, with their twitching faces, with their lying tongues, like a cork on a rough sea. Like a ribbon of weed I am flung far every time the door opens.
  • Tom Hanks
    Tom Hanks
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    My work is magnified by the fact that the streets of heaven are too crowded with angels - we know their names, they number a thousand for each red ribbon we wear here tonight. [Accepting his Best Actor Oscar for Philadelphia]
  • Anzia Yezierska
    Anzia Yezierska
    Jewish-American novelist 1880-1970
    Anzia Yezierska
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    Poverty was an ornament on a learned man like a red ribbon on a white horse.
  • Robert Benchley
    Robert Benchley
    American humorist, criticus 1889-1945
    Robert Benchley
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    The biggest obstacle to professional writing is the necessity for changing a typewriter ribbon.
  • Bud Grant
    Bud Grant
    American football coach and player 1927-
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    There was a prison uprising at Alcatraz, and I drove the Marines over there in a landing craft to quell the riot. I am the only serviceman I know with an American Theatre ribbon.
  • Billy Carter
    Billy Carter
    American businessman, brewer, and politician 1937-1988
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    Yes, sir. I'm a real Southern boy. I got a red neck, white socks, and Blue Ribbon beer.
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