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  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
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    Discipline is a symbol of caring to a child. He needs guidance. If there is love, there is no such thing as being too tough with a child. A parent must also not be afraid to hang himself. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.
  • Marilyn Monroe
    Marilyn Monroe
    American actress 1926-1962
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    A sex symbol becomes a thing. I just hate to be a thing.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say, Like People like Government.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency not exchangeable for articles of consumption; it is not a symbol, but a fraud.
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
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    A pool is, for many of us in the West, a symbol not of affluence but of order, of control over the uncontrollable. A pool is water, made available and useful, and is, as such, infinitely soothing to the western eye.
  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    President of the US 1946-
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    American and Israel share a special bond. Our relationship is unique among all nations. Like America, Israel is a strong democracy, a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty, a home to the oppressed and persecuted.
  • Allen Klein
    Allen Klein
    American businessman, music publisher 1931-2009
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    And, unlike the earlier bombing on the World Trade Center, a major landmark and symbol of the strength of the financial world was, not just damaged but, totally destroyed.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Any so-called material thing that you want is merely a symbol: you want it not for itself, but because it will content your spirit for the moment.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Condense some daily experience into a glowing symbol and an audience is electrified.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    Doubtless criticism was originally benignant, pointing out the beauties of a work rather that its defects. The passions of men have made it malignant, as a bad heart of Procreates turned the bed, the symbol of repose, into an instrument of torture.
  • Richard Dawkins
    Richard Dawkins
    English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
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    I do feel visceral revulsion at the burka because for me it is a symbol of the oppression of women.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
    Danish architect and designer 1902-1971
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    In a way, the sense of quality has improved, the status symbol of the small things is gone, and it is acceptable to use stainless steel, even if the neighbour uses silver.
  • Paul Klee
    Paul Klee
    Swiss artist 1879-1940
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    In the final analysis, a drawing simply is no longer a drawing, no matter how self-sufficient its execution may be. It is a symbol, and the more profoundly the imaginary lines of projection meet higher dimensions, the better.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
    Pakistani politician 1953-2007
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    It's true that General Musharraf opposes my return, seeing me as a symbol of democracy in the country. He is comfortable with dictatorship. I hope better sense prevails.
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