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  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    Contact with men who wield power and authority still leaves an intangible sense of repulsion. It's very like being in close proximity to fecal matter, the fecal embodiment of something unmentionable, and you wonder what it is made of and when it acquired its historically sacred character.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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    All of life and human relations have become so incomprehensibly complex that, when you think about it, it becomes terrifying and your heart stands still.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
  • Caroll Spinney
    Caroll Spinney
    American puppeteer, cartoonist, author and speaker 1933-2019
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    Frankly, I think if I won the lottery and won a billion dollars, I'd still want to continue doing this job. I love expressing myself through it. I've gotten to really love acting. And I've gotten to know Big Bird from the inside out so thoroughly it's like playing my kid. I can't imagine deliberately stopping.
  • Rita Mae Brown
    Rita Mae Brown
    American writer, activist, and feminist 1944-
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    A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    All human evil comes from a single cause, man's inability to sit still in a room.
  • Jung Chang
    Jung Chang
    Chinese-born British writer 1952-
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    Although my book is banned I am still allowed to go to China and travel. There is no longer the kind of control that Mao used to have-there have been deep fundamental changes in society.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    Any man who has had the job I've had and didn't have a sense of humor wouldn't still be here.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    But still I dream that somewhere there must be The spirit of a child that waits for me.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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    Clearly, some time ago makers and consumers of American junk food passed jointly through some kind of sensibility barrier in the endless quest for new taste sensations. Now they are a little like those desperate junkies who have tried every known drug and are finally reduced to mainlining toilet bowl cleanser in an effort to get still higher.
  • A. J. P. Taylor
    A. J. P. Taylor
    British historian 1906-1990
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    Conformity may give you a quiet life; it may even bring you to a University Chair. But all change in history, all advance, comes from the nonconformists. If there had been no trouble-makers, no Dissenters, we should still be living in caves.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
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    Darwinism is still very much alive, utterly dominating biology. Despite the fact that no one has ever been able to prove the creation of a single distinct species by Darwinist means, Darwinism dominates the academy and the media.
    Source: Darwinism: The Imperialism of Biology?. Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed
  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean Cocteau
    French writer 1889-1963
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    Everything one does in life, even love, occurs in an express train racing toward death. To smoke opium is to get out of the train while it is still moving. It is to concern oneself with something other than life or death.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    He that is good, will infallibly become better, and he that is bad, will as certainly become worse; for vice, virtue and time are three things that never stand still.
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