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  • Antonia Fraser
    Antonia Fraser
    British author of history, novels, biographies and detective 1932-
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    After Mary Queen of Scots, I turned to the farthest subject possible: Cromwell.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    All nuclear material in weapons programmes must be subject one day to binding international verification.
  • Bryan Burrough
    Bryan Burrough
    American author and correspondent 1961-
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    All the way back in 1999, when I first stumbled upon the idea of a project tracking John Dillinger and Baby Face Nelson and all the major Depression-era bank robbers, I thought the subject was too big to be a single book. Instead, with a friend's help, I pitched the idea as a miniseries to HBO. To my amazement, they bought it.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
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    All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
  • Michel de Certeau
    Michel de Certeau
    French writer
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    Along with the lazy man... the dying man is the immoral man: the former, a subject that does not work; the latter, an object that no longer even makes itself available to be worked on by others.
  • Bodhidharma
    Bodhidharma
    semi-legendary Buddhist monk
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    And as long as you're subject to birth and death, you'll never attain enlightenment.
    Source: The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma
  • Arthur Cayley
    Arthur Cayley
    British mathematician 1821-1895
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    And in another point of view, I think it is right that the address of a president should be on his own subject, and that different subjects should be thus brought in turn before the meetings.
  • Carlo Rubbia
    Carlo Rubbia
    Italian physicist and inventor 1934-
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    As a boy, I was deeply interested in scientific ideas, electrical and mechanical, and I read almost everything I could find on the subject. I was attracted more by the hardware and construction aspects than by the scientific issues.
  • Michel de Certeau
    Michel de Certeau
    French writer
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    As a first approximation, I define ''belief'' not as the object of believing (a dogma, a program, etc.) but as the subject's investment in a proposition, the act of saying it and considering it as true.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    As I take up my pen I feel myself so full, so equal to my subject, and see my book so clearly before me in embryo, I would almost like to try to say it all in a single word.
  • Myriam Miedzian
    Myriam Miedzian
    American philosopher and author
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    As long as male behavior is taken to be the norm, there can be no serious questioning of male traits and behavior. A norm is by definition a standard for judging; it is not itself subject to judgment.
  • Bertil Ohlin
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    As mathematics had been my best subject at school, my parents proposed - and I accepted - studies at the University of Lund in mathematics, statistics, and economics. The choice of the latter subject is said to be due to the fact that at the age of five years, I was very fond of calculating the cost of the various cakes my mother used to bake.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
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    As somebody who's been writing about this subject for getting on twenty years now, it's astonishing how the climate has changed in the last five years.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
    American businessman and politician 1954-
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    As you get larger, it is harder to have focused discussions. Because one of the things I've learned about Congress over the past four years that I've been in is there's no shortage of opinions about how things should be done on any particular subject.
  • Anthony Weiner
    Anthony Weiner
    American politician 1964-
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    At a time when the GOP is playing games with the debt limit, a member of the Supreme Court is refusing to recuse himself from matters he has a financial interest in, and middle class incomes are stagnant, many want to change the subject. I don't. This was a prank, and a silly one. I'm focused on my work.
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