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  • Carlisle Floyd
    Carlisle Floyd
    American opera composer
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    Like any other composer of opera, I choose a subject not for polemical reasons, but because it contains vivid characters in highly charged dramatic situations.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Lord, Lord, how subject we old men are to this vice of lying!
  • Carter Burwell
    Carter Burwell
    American composer of film scores 1954-
    Carter Burwell
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    Los Angeles is an industry town, and it has great facilities and personnel. The disadvantage is that everyone there seems to talk about the same subject matter.
  • Billy Strayhorn
    Billy Strayhorn
    American jazz composer and pianist 1915-1967
    Billy Strayhorn
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    Love or not, I wouldn't subject a wife to the road. It's punishment.
  • Will Durant
    Will Durant
    American writer, historian, and philosopher 1885-1981
    Will Durant
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    Man became free when he recognized that he was subject to law.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Marriage is the one subject on which all women agree and all men disagree.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
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    Maybe the real subject of every interview is how you really can't learn much of anything about anyone from an interview.
  • Carl Clinton Van Doren
    Carl Clinton Van Doren
    American critic and biographer 1885-1950
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    Melville brought to the task a sound knowledge of actual whaling, much curious learning in the literature of the subject, and, above all, an imagination which worked with great power upon the facts of his own experience.
  • Andrea Dworkin
    Andrea Dworkin
    American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
    Andrea Dworkin
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    Men have defined the parameters of every subject. All feminist arguments, however radical in intent or consequence, are with or against assertions or premises implicit in the male system, which is made credible or authentic by the power of men to name.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
    British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
    Benjamin Graham
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    Most of the time common stocks are subject to irrational and excessive price fluctuations in both directions as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most people to speculate or gamble... to give way to hope, fear and greed.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
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    My favorite subject was recess. Fortunately for me, I had a mother who believed I was smart.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
    Thomas Jefferson
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    My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me.
  • Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    Never write on a subject until you have read yourself full of it.
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