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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.
  • Christopher Morley
    Christopher Morley
    American Novelist, Journalist, Poet 1890-1957
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    There are a lot of people who must have the table laid in the usual fashion or they will not enjoy the dinner.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    We do NOT know the past in chronological sequence. It may be convenient to lay it out anesthetized on the table with dates pasted on here and there, but what we know we know by ripples and spirals eddying out from us and from our own time.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    A candle burned on the table, a candle burned... he whispered to himself — the beginning of something confused, formless; he hoped that it would take shape of itself. But nothing more came to him.
  • Denzel Washington
    Denzel Washington
    American actor, director, and producer 1954-
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    A film is just like a muffin. You make it. You put it on the table. One person might say, ''Oh, I don't like it.'' One might say it's the best muffin ever made. One might say it's an awful muffin. It's hard for me to say. It's for me to make the muffin.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    A lot of people don't have much food on their table
    But they got a lot of forks and knives
    And they gotta cut something
    Source: Bob Dylan (1962)
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what a man needs to be happy ?
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. Where be your jibes now, your gambols, your songs, your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table on a roar?
  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan
    American politician and actor 1911-2004
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    All great change in America begins at the dinner table.
    Source: Speech, 11-01-1989
  • William Penn
    William Penn
    English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-1718
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    Always rise from the table with an appetite, and you will never sit down without one.
  • Jacques Prevert
    Jacques Prevert
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    An orange on the table, your dress on the rug, and you in my bed, sweet present of the present, cool of night, warmth of my life.
  • Bob Keeshan
    Bob Keeshan
    American television producer and actor 1927-2004
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    Back in the old days, when I was a child, we sat around the family table at dinner time and exchanged our daily experiences. It wasn't very organized, but everyone was recognized and all the news that had to be told was told by each family member. We listened to each other and the interest was not put on; it was real.
  • Augusten Burroughs
    Augusten Burroughs
    American writer 1965-
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    Because I've lived in one room my entire life, working at the same table that you use to pay bills at and eat at. It's going to be nice to have actual space.
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