Quotes by straight-shooter

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  • Butch Trucks
    Butch Trucks
    American musician 1947-2017
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    As long as all four of my limbs keep moving and I can still sit up straight and play hard rock and roll for 2 and a half to 3 hours, I'm gonna keep doing it, and I'm gonna do it the way I do it.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    As the Fletcher whittles and makes straight his arrows, so the master directs his straying thoughts.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    But if the arrow is straight, And the point is slick, It can pierce through dust no matter how thick.
    Source: The Times They Are A-Changin (1964)
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Cinema is the culmination of the obsessive, mechanistic male drive in western culture. The movie projector is an Apollonian straight-shooter, demonstrating the link between aggression and art. Every pictorial framing is a ritual limitation, a barred precinct.
  • Benoit Mandelbrot
    Benoit Mandelbrot
    Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath 1924-2010
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    Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.
    Source: The Fractal Geometry of Nature
  • Robert M. Hutchins
    Robert M. Hutchins
    American educational philosopher 1899-1977
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    Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.
  • Arthur Eddington
    Arthur Eddington
    English astronomer, physicist, and mathematician 1882-1944
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    Every body continues in its state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, except insofar as it doesn't.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    Everything you've learned in school as obvious becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines.
  • Kabbalah
    Kabbalah
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    Force never moves in a straight line, but always in a curve vast as the universe, and therefore eventually returns whence it issued forth, but upon a higher arc, for the universe has progressed since it started.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
    Denis Waitley
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    Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
  • Immanuel Kant
    Immanuel Kant
    German philosopher 1724-1804
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    From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.
  • Boy George
    Boy George
    English singer, songwriter, DJ, fashion designer and actor 1961-
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    Gay unions, what is that about? I haven't been invited to any ceremonies, and I wouldn't go anyway. The idea that gay people have to mimic what obviously doesn't work for straight people any more... I think is a bit tragic. I am looking forward to gay divorces.
    Source: The London Evening Standard, 20 February 2006:
  • Horace Mann
    Horace Mann
    American educator 1796-1859
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    God draweth straight lines but we call them crooked.
    Source: The Common School Journal (15 september 1843) , Vol. V, No. 18
  • Anna Quindlen
    Anna Quindlen
    American author and journalist 1952-
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    Here is the real domino theory - gay man to gay man, bisexual man to straight woman, addict mother to newborn baby, they all fall down and someday it will come to you.
  • I am not the first straight dancer or the last.
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