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  • Caroline Shaw
    Caroline Shaw
    American violinist, singer and composer 1982-
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    'Partita' is a simple piece. Born of a love of surface and structure, of the human voice, of dancing and tired ligaments, of music, and of our basic desire to draw a line from one point to another.
  • Vladimir Nabokov
    Vladimir Nabokov
    American writer and poet 1899-1977
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    A novelist is, like all mortals, more fully at home on the surface of the present than in the ooze of the past.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
    Jean Baudrillard
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    A society which allows an abominable event to burgeon from its dung heap and grow on its surface is like a man who lets a fly crawl unheeded across his face or saliva dribble from his mouth - either epileptic or dead.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
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    After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared.
  • John Banville
    John Banville
    Irish writer 1945-
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    All a work of art can do is present the surface. I can't know the insides of people. I know very little about the inside of myself.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
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    All the Chinese have to do is fly around the Moon and back, and they'll appear to have won the return to the Moon with humans. They could put one person on the surface of the Moon for one day and he'd be a national hero.
  • Jacob Braude
    Jacob Braude
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    Always behave like a duck - keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
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    Armstrong described the lunar surface as 'beautiful.' I thought to myself, 'It's not really beautiful. It's magnificent that we're here, but what a desolate place we are visiting.'
  • Andy Goldsworthy
    Andy Goldsworthy
    British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist 1956-
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    As with all my work, whether it's a leaf on a rock or ice on a rock, I'm trying to get beneath the surface appearance of things. Working the surface of a stone is an attempt to understand the internal energy of the stone.
  • Bradley Chicho
    Bradley Chicho
    English poet
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    Bits and pieces flung into the universe, sticking in the sky like cotton balls on a jet black velcro surface.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
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    By refocusing our space program on Mars for America's future, we can restore the sense of wonder and adventure in space exploration that we knew in the summer of 1969. We won the moon race; now it's time for us to live and work on Mars, first on its moons and then on its surface.
  • Paul Goodman
    Paul Goodman
    American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
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    Comedy deflates the sense precisely so that the underlying lubricity and malice may bubble to the surface.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
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    Cuban eyes often look close to tears. Tears never seem far away because both their pain and their joy are always so close to the surface.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
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    Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; he who would search for pearls must dive below.
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