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  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    Any translation which intends to perform a transmitting function cannot transmit anything but information - hence, something inessential. This is the hallmark of bad translations.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That's their natural and first weapon. She will need her sisterhood.
  • Luigi Pirandello
    Luigi Pirandello
    Italian Author, Playwright 1867-1936
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    Anyone can be heroic from time to time, but a gentleman is something you have to be all the time.
  • Lee Iacocca
    Lee Iacocca
    American businessman and CEO of Chrysler 1924-
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    Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen.
  • Richard D. Rosen
    Richard D. Rosen
    American author
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    Are you going out after the truth, or are you going out after something you believe?
  • Frank Zappa
    Frank Zappa
    American rock musician 1940-
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    Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Art is only a means to life, to the life more abundant. It is not in itself the life more abundant. It merely points the way, something which is overlooked not only by the public, but very often by the artist himself. In becoming an end it defeats itself.
  • Artistically I am still a child with a whole life ahead of me to discover and create. I want something, but I won't know what it is until I succeed in doing it.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    As long as I can conceive something better than myself I cannot be easy unless I am striving to bring it into existence or clearing the way for it.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    As soon as you become aware that something is not working, immediately shift your focus to the desired result.
  • Peter Gabriel
    Peter Gabriel
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    As the band got more successful, it was increasingly difficult to get people to take a risk with something that might jeopardize their livelihood. [On Genesis]
  • Harper Lee
    Harper Lee
    American writer 1926-
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    As you grow older, you'll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don't you forget it - whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, that white man is trash.
  • John Donne
    John Donne
    English poet 1572-1632
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    At most, the greatest persons are but great wens, and excrescences; men of wit and delightful conversation, but as morals for ornament, except they be so incorporated into the body of the world that they contribute something to the sustentation of the whole.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    At the bottom of the heart of every human being, from earliest infancy until the tomb, there is something that goes on indomitably expecting, in the teeth of all experience of crimes committed, suffered, and witnessed, that good and not evil will be done