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  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    Decadence is a difficult word to use since it has become little more than a term of abuse applied by critics to anything they do not yet understand.
    Source: Death in the Afternoon (1932) ch. 7
  • Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas Hobbes
    British philosopher 1588-1679
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    Desire to know why, and how - curiosity, which is a lust of the mind, that a perseverance of delight in the continued and indefatigable generation of knowledge - exceedeth the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure.
  • A. Alvarez
    A. Alvarez
    English poet, novelist, essayist and critic 1929-2019
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    Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
    Barry Ritholtz
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    Despite all the media coverage, glitz and glam of hedge funds, they have not done well for their investors. They have high - some say excessively high - fees; their short- and long-term performance has been poor.
  • Barbara Kruger
    Barbara Kruger
    American artist 1945-
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    Do you know why language manifests itself the way it does in my work? It's because I understand short attention spans.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Doubt is to certainty as neurosis is to psychosis. The neurotic is in doubt and has fears about persons and things; the psychotic has convictions and makes claims about them. In short, the neurotic has problems, the psychotic has solutions.
  • Burton Richter
    Burton Richter
    American physicist 1931-2018
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    During my years at the synchrotron laboratory, I had become interested in the theory of quantum electrodynamics and had decided that what I would most like to do after completing my dissertation work was to probe the short-distance behavior of the electromagnetic interaction.
  • Louise Erdrich
    Louise Erdrich
    American author 1954-
    Louise Erdrich
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    Each life is one short word slowly uttered.
  • Virgil
    Virgil
    Roman poet 70-19 BC
    Virgil
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    Each man has his appointed day: short and irreparable in the brief life of all, but to extend our fame by our deeds, this is the work of mankind.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    Employers have gone away from the idea that an employee is a long-term asset to the company, someone to be nurtured and developed, to a new notion that they are disposable.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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    England was full of words I'd never heard before - streaky bacon, short back and sides, Belisha beacon, serviettes, high tea, ice-cream cornet.
  • Barbara Corcoran
    Barbara Corcoran
    American businesswoman, investor, speaker and consultant 1949-
    Barbara Corcoran
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    Especially if you're over 40, shortening the term of your loan to pay it off sooner could make you mortgage-free in retirement.
  • Bobby Short
    Bobby Short
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    Even in today's opera world, the position of the black tenor is problematic.
  • Cardinal de Retz
    Cardinal de Retz
    French churchman and writer of memoirs 1613-1679
    Cardinal de Retz
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    Every man whom chance alone has, by some accident, made a public character, hardly ever fails of becoming, in a short time, a ridiculous private one.
  • Caitlin Moran
    Caitlin Moran
    English journalist, author, and broadcaster 1975-
    Caitlin Moran
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    Every woman who chooses - joyfully, thoughtfully, calmly, of their own free will and desire - not to have a child does womankind a massive favour in the long term.
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