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  • Antoine Lavoisier
    Antoine Lavoisier
    French nobleman and chemist 1743-1794
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    A wealthy landowner cannot cultivate and improve his farm without spreading comfort and well-being around him. Rich and abundant crops, a numerous population and a prosperous countryside are the rewards for his efforts.
  • Ellen Key
    Ellen Key
    Zweeds writer 1849-1926
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    All philanthropy... is only a savory fumigation burning at the mouth of a sewer. This incense offering makes the air more endurable to passers-by, but it does not hinder the infection in the sewer from spreading.
  • Washington Irving
    Washington Irving
    American writer 1783-1859
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    An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Glory is like a circle in the water, which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, till, by broad spreading, it disperse to naught.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    I see America spreading disaster. I see America as a black curse upon the world. I see a long night settling in and that mushroom which has poisoned the world withering at the roots.
  • Arundhati Roy
    Arundhati Roy
    Indian author 1961-
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    I think many people were surprised by the victory of the Congress, because it was really hard to see beyond the sort of haze of hatred that the Hindu nationalists had been spreading.
  • Ann Veneman
    Ann Veneman
    American politician 1949-
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    I think that's unjustified criticism. We have had a number of measures in place in this country for several years to mitigate the possibility of mad cow spreading in this country. We have found a single case.
  • Arthur C. Brooks
    Arthur C. Brooks
    American social scientist and musician 1964-
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    If you think spreading money around by force seems like an odd definition of fairness, you're not alone.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    Islam, the third in historical sequence of the ethical monotheistic religions of the Near East, was very successful in establishing its monotheism, but had only very moderate success in spreading its version of Jewish and Christian ethics to the Arabs.
  • Alfred Hitchcock
    Alfred Hitchcock
    English moviedirector 1899-1980
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    Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
  • Charles A. Lindbergh
    Charles A. Lindbergh
    American aviator and inventor 1902-1974
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    The improvement of our way of life is more important than the spreading of it. If we make it satisfactory enough, it will spread automatically. If we do not, no strength of arms can permanently oppose it.
  • Barry Commoner
    Barry Commoner
    American cellular biologist, college professor, and politician 1917-2012
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    The real abhorrent consequence of the invention of atomic bombs is the fact that we still have them and they're spreading.
  • Edith Wharton
    Edith Wharton
    American Author 1862-1937
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    There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
  • Ann Veneman
    Ann Veneman
    American politician 1949-
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    We've had risk assessments performed by Harvard University, which said that even if we did have a small number of cases in this country that the likelihood of it spreading or getting into any kind of human health problem is very, very small.
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