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  • Benoit Mandelbrot
    Benoit Mandelbrot
    Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath 1924-2010
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    A fractal is by definition a set for which the Hausdorff-Besicovitch dimension strictly exceeds the topological dimension.
    Source: The Fractal Geometry of Nature
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
    American anarchist and socialist 1854-1939
    Benjamin Tucker
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    And capital punishment, however ineffective it may be and through whatever ignorance it may be resorted to, is a strictly defensive act, - at least in theory.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is most strictly observed.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Dying is almost the least spiritual of our acts, more strictly carnal even than the act of love.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
    Virginia Woolf
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    For love... has two faces; one white, the other black; two bodies; one smooth, the other hairy. It has two hands, two feet, two tails, two, indeed, of every member and each one is the exact opposite of the other. Yet, so strictly are they joined together
  • Henry Fielding
    Henry Fielding
    English writer 1707-1754
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    His designs were strictly honorable, as the phrase is; that is, to rob a lady of her fortune by way of marriage.
  • Baz Luhrmann
    Baz Luhrmann
    Australian director, writer, and producer 1962-
    Baz Luhrmann
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    I've tried to make 'Strictly Ballroom' impossible to date. It does feel a bit '80s but I consciously made sure there was no technology in the movie that could date it.
  • Joshua Reynolds
    Joshua Reynolds
    English painter, specialising in portraits 1723-1792
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    Invention strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory; nothing can come from nothing.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    Is it not also true that no physician, in so far as he is a physician, considers or enjoins what is for the physician's interest, but that all seek the good of their patients? For we have agreed that a physician strictly so called, is a ruler of bodies, and not a maker of money, have we not?
  • Live in rooms full of light; Avoid heavy food; Be moderate in the drinking of wine; Take massage, baths, exercise, and gymnastics; Fight insomnia with gentle rocking or the sound of running water; Change surroundings and take long journeys; Strictly avoid frightening ideas; Indulge in cheerful conversation and amusements; Listen to music.
  • Barbara Jordan
    Barbara Jordan
    American lawyer, educator and politician 1936-1996
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    More is required of public officials than slogans and handshakes and press releases. More is required. We must hold ourselves strictly accountable. We must provide the people with a vision of the future.
  • Al Capone
    Al Capone
    American gangster and businessman 1899-1947
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    My rackets are run on strictly American lines and they're going to stay that way.
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
    Mary Wortley Montagu
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    Strictly speaking, there is but one real evil: I mean acute pain. All other complaints are so considerably diminished by time that it is plain the grief is owing to our passion, since the sensation of it vanishes when that is over.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
    Noam Chomsky
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    The argument that resistance to the war should remain strictly nonviolent seems to me overwhelming.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.
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