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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    'Tis a superstition to insist on a special diet. All is made at last of the same chemical atoms.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
    Aesop
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    Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
  • David Ben-Gurion
    David Ben-Gurion
    Israeli politician, founder of and first Prime Minister of Israel 1886-1973
    David Ben-Gurion
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    Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought no to be feared.
  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
    Rebecca West
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    In England and America a beard usually means that its owner would rather be considered venerable than virile; on the continent of Europe it often means that its owner makes a special claim to virility.
  • George Steiner
    George Steiner
    French-born American Critic, Novelist 1929-
    George Steiner
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    Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence.
  • Carlton Cuse
    Carlton Cuse
    American screenwriter, producer, and director 1959-
    Carlton Cuse
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    'Brisco' was the first show I created, and of course, at the time I had no idea what a special experience it was because I didn't have a frame of reference. After it was over I was like, 'Damn. Shoot. That was something special.' I'm still upset that it got cancelled.
  • Brandi Carlile
    Brandi Carlile
    American singer-songwriter and producer 1981-
    Brandi Carlile
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    'Hallelujah' is going to be a standard that our grandkids, our great-great grandkids will learn to sing in church. It's one of those really, really special songs.
  • Arthur Capper
    Arthur Capper
    American politician 1865-1951
    Arthur Capper
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    A boy or girl who has gone through the eight grades should possess a complete, practical education and should have received special training in some specific line of work, fitting him or her to earn a livelihood.
  • Carol Loomis
    Carol Loomis
    American financial journalist 1929-
    Carol Loomis
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    A buyback is itself a special kind of acquisition, made at prices that are typically a bargain compared with those a company must pay for an outside purchase.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
    Betty Friedan
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    A girl should not expect special privileges because of her sex but neither should she 'adjust' to prejudice and discrimination.
    Source: The Feminine Mystique Ch. 1 The Problem That Has No Name
  • Rob Cella
    Rob Cella
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    A relationship is like a rose, How long it lasts, no one knows; Love can erase an awful past, Love can be yours, you'll see at last; To feel that love, it makes you sigh, To have it leave, you'd rather die; You hope you've found that special rose, 'Cause you love and care for the one you chose.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
    Carl Jung
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    A special ability means a heavy expenditure of energy in a particular direction, with a consequent drain from some other side of life.
    Source: Modern Man in Search of a Soul (1933)
  • Gaston Bachelard
    Gaston Bachelard
    French scientist and philosopher 1884-1962
    Gaston Bachelard
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    A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.
  • Anna Garlin Spencer
    Anna Garlin Spencer
    American educator and feminist 1851-1931
    Anna Garlin Spencer
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    A successful woman preacher was once asked what special obstacles have you met as a woman in the ministry? Not one, she answered, except the lack of a minister's wife.
  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    President of the US 1946-
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    American and Israel share a special bond. Our relationship is unique among all nations. Like America, Israel is a strong democracy, a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty, a home to the oppressed and persecuted.
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