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  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Homer has taught all other poets the are of telling lies skillfully.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey 'people.' People say different things: so do instincts. Our instincts are at war... Each instinct, if you listen to it, will claim to be gratified at the expense of the rest.
  • A. Brisbane
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    A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    A heap of epithets is poor praise: the praise lies in the facts, and in the way of telling them.
  • Aaron Sorkin
    Aaron Sorkin
    American screenwriter, director, producer, and playwright 1961-
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    A news organization has a much different responsibility. I might not be telling you the whole story. I might not be telling you a story in a manner that is properly sophisticated.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.
  • Bruce Vilanch
    Bruce Vilanch
    American comedy writer, songwriter and actor 1948-
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    As I'm always fond of telling hosts at the Oscars who are doing it for their first time, for everybody who wins, there are four people who don't. As the evening wears on, the room fills up with losers, and then they are bitter.
  • Butch Trucks
    Butch Trucks
    American musician 1947-2017
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    Back when Napster first came along, I started telling everybody Napster was like shooting yourself in the foot because you're stealing music. The record companies don't pay for us to make records - the bands do.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    Because Dickens and Dostoevsky and Woody Guthrie were telling their stories much better than I ever could, I decided to stick to my own mind.
    Source: Liner notes, The Bootleg Series Vol. 6: Bob Dylan Live 1964 (2004)
  • Bernie Siegel
    Bernie Siegel
    American writer 1932-
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    Being a survivor doesn't mean being strong - it's telling people when you need a meal or a ride, company, whatever. It's paying attention to heart wisdom, feelings, not living a role, but having a unique, authentic life, having something to contribute, finding time to love and laugh. All these things are qualities of survivors.
  • Cameron Diaz
    Cameron Diaz
    American actress, author, producer, and model 1972-
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    Believe me, you can get into a lot of trouble being sixteen years old in a foreign country with no adult telling you when to come home.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    Bullfighting is every bit as ghoulish and savage as its critics warn, but it is equally as powerful and moving as its supporters insist. Perhaps the most vexing aspect about it is that neither group is wrong: they are both telling the truth.
  • Anne Campbell
    Anne Campbell
    English politician 1940-
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    Cambridge is thriving and Britain is working. We have been telling people - 'if you value it, vote for it' - and this is particularly relevant in Cambridge.
  • Albert Speer
    Albert Speer
    German architect and Nazi minister for Armaments 1905-1981
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    Cases of sickness made up a very small percentage which in my opinion was normal. However, propaganda pamphlets dropped from aircraft were telling the workers to feign illness, and detailed instructions were given to them on how to do it.
  • Camilla Lackberg
    Camilla Lackberg
    Swedish author 1974-
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    Crime stories are our version of sitting round a camp fire and telling tales. We enjoy being scared under safe circumstances. That's why there's no tradition of crime writing in countries that have wars.
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