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  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    The machine yes the machine
    never wastes anybody's time
    never watches the foreman
    never talks back.
  • Harold Pinter
    Harold Pinter
    English playwright, screenwriter and director 1930-2008
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    The crimes of the U.S. throughout the world have been systematic, constant, clinical, remorseless, and fully documented but nobody talks about them.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
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    A leader is best when people barely know he exists, not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worse when they despise him. But of a good leader who talks little when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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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.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
    W. H. Auden
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    A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    An author who speaks about his own books is almost as bad as a mother who talks about her own children.
  • Frank Dane
    Frank Dane
    British actor 1885-1957
    Frank Dane
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    Blessed is he who talks in circles, for he shall become a big wheel.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Count on it, if a person talks of their misfortune, there is something in it that is not disagreeable to them.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.
  • Brenda Blethyn
    Brenda Blethyn
    English actress 1946-
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    Everyone the world over talks about British actors and British talent and I think that's because we were trained - until now - in theatre.
  • Norman Douglas
    Norman Douglas
    British Author 1868-1952
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    He talks about the Scylla of Atheism and the Charybdis of Christianity - a state of mind which, by the way, is not conducive to bold navigation.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    He thinks like a Tory, and talks like a Radical, and that's so important nowadays.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    He's dangerous because when God talks to him Bob will do whatever God asks him to do at great cost, even if no one agrees, if it's contrary to the way the stream is going, if Bob feels God is in it he will do it.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    I don't care how much a person talks, if they only say it in a few words.
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