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  • Leo Buscaglia
    Leo Buscaglia
    American author and motivational speaker 1924-1998
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    Each of our acts makes a statement as to our purpose.
  • Patrick Kavanagh
    Patrick Kavanagh
    Irish poet and novelist 1904-1967
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    A sweeping statement is the only statement worth listening to. The critic without faith gives balanced opinions, usually about second-rate writers.
  • Tryon Edwards
    Tryon Edwards
    American theologian 1809-1894
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    Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    All fashions are charming, or rather relatively charming, each one being a new striving, more or less well conceived, after beauty, an approximate statement of an ideal, the desire for which constantly teases the unsatisfied human mind.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    Any general statement is like a check drawn on a bank. Its value depends on what is there to meet it.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.
    Source: Bertrand Russells best: silhouettes in satire
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    Cursing is invoking the assistance of a spirit to help you inflict suffering. Swearing on the other hand, is invoking, only the witness of a spirit to an statement you wish to make.
  • Mario Vargas Llosa
    Mario Vargas Llosa
    Peruvian writer, politician, journalist and essayist 1936-
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    Eroticism has its own moral justification because it says that pleasure is enough for me; it is a statement of the individual's sovereignty.
  • Margaret Halsey
    Margaret Halsey
    American writer
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    He has the common feeling of his profession. He enjoys a statement twice as much if it appears in fine print, and anything that turns up in a footnote... takes on the character of divine revelation.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    I cannot accept the doctrine that in poetry there is a ''suspension of belief.'' A poet must never make a statement simply because it is sounds poetically exciting; he must also believe it to be true.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably antecedent to writing; of no value unless it come to fruit in the created work later.
  • Arundhati Roy
    Arundhati Roy
    Indian author 1961-
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    I do what I do, and write what I write, without calculating what is worth what and so on. Fortunately, I am not a banker or an accountant. I feel that there is a time when a political statement needs to be made and I make it.
  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller
    American Dramatist 1915-
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    I think now that the great thing is not so much the formulation of an answer for myself, for the theater, or the play-but rather the most accurate possible statement of the problem.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    I think, therefore I am is the statement of an intellectual who underrates toothaches.
  • Donald Trump
    Donald Trump
    American businessman 1946-
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    I wasn't satisfied just to earn a good living. I was looking to make a statement.
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