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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    'Tis very certain that each man carries in his eye the exact indication of his rank in the immense scale of men, and we are always learning to read it. A complete man should need no auxiliaries to his personal presence.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could.
  • Michael Korda
    Michael Korda
    American publisher 1919-
    Michael Korda
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    Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility. In the final analysis, the only quality that all successful people have is the ability to take on responsibility.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
    Benedict Cumberbatch
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    We're living through a time where we are fighting wars fostered by politics, admittedly not on the same scale as the First World War, but with equally tragic realities for our soldiers and their families.
  • Baltasar Kormakur
    Baltasar Kormakur
    Icelandic actor, theater and film director 1966-
    Baltasar Kormakur
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    'The Oath' seems like the perfect project for me, coming off the back of a big-scale adventure film like 'Everest.' I want to delve into an intimate, dark and psychological world where the characters are claustrophobic.
  • Benoit Mandelbrot
    Benoit Mandelbrot
    Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath 1924-2010
    Benoit Mandelbrot
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    A cloud is made of billows upon billows upon billows that look like clouds. As you come closer to a cloud you don't get something smooth, but irregularities at a smaller scale.
  • Thomas Malthus
    Thomas Malthus
    English cleric and scholar 1766-1834
    Thomas Malthus
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    A feather will weigh down a scale when there is nothing in the opposite one.
    Source: Principles of Political Economy (1836) II, I, V
  • Benjamin Cardozo
    Benjamin Cardozo
    American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
    Benjamin Cardozo
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    A judge is to give effect in general not to his own scale of values, but to the scale of values revealed to him in his readings of the social mind.... Objective tests may fail him, or may be confused as to bewilder. He must then look within himself.
  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
    Bill Gates
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    Almost every way we make electricity today, except for the emerging renewables and nuclear, puts out CO2. And so, what we're going to have to do at a global scale, is create a new system. And so, we need energy miracles.
    Source: "Bill Gates: Innovating to zero!", Feb 2010. www.ted.com/talks/bill_gates.html
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    An ideal is merely the projection, on an enormously enlarged scale, of some aspect of personality.
  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
    Bill Gates
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    Before Paul and I started the company, we had been involved in some large-scale software projects that were real disasters. They just kept pouring people in, and nobody knew how they were going to stabilize the project. We swore to ourselves that we would do better.
    Source: Interview from Programmers at Work
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Climate change, in some regions, has aggravated conflict over scarce land, and could well trigger large-scale migration in the decades ahead. And rising sea levels put at risk the very survival of all small island states. These and other implications for peace and security have implications for the United Nations itself.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
    Karl Marx
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    Colonial system, public debts, heavy taxes, protection, commercial wars, etc., these offshoots of the period of manufacture swell to gigantic proportions during the period of infancy of large-scale industry. The birth of the latter is celebrated by a vast, Hero-like slaughter of the innocents.
  • Benjamin Stillingfleet
    Benjamin Stillingfleet
    British botanist, translator and author 1702-1771
    Benjamin Stillingfleet
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    Each moss, Each shell, each drawling insect, holds a rank Important in the plan of Him who fram'd This scale of beings; holds a rack which, lost Would break the chain, and leave behind a gap Which Nature's self would rue.
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
    Indian businessman 1949-
    Baba Kalyani
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    From an operational perspective, exports challenge companies to design, develop, manufacture and supply products to discerning customers in global markets. This, in turn, motivates companies to scale up the value chain, which results in higher realisations.
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