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  • Louis Aragon
    Louis Aragon
    French poet 1897-1982
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    Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    And so our goal on health care is, if we can get, instead of health care costs going up 6 percent a year, it's going up at the level of inflation, maybe just slightly above inflation, we've made huge progress. And by the way, that is the single most important thing we could do in terms of reducing our deficit. That's why we did it.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    As for the virtuous poor, one can pity them, of course, but one cannot possibly admire them. They have made private terms with the enemy, and sold their birthright for very bad pottage. They must also be extraordinarily stupid.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
  • Thomas Hardy
    Thomas Hardy
    British writer and poet 1840-1928
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    A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all. Circumspection and devotion are a contradiction in terms.
  • Alan W. Watts
    Alan W. Watts
    In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-1973
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    A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
  • A. R. Ammons
    A. R. Ammons
    American poet 1926-2001
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    A poem generated by its own laws may be unrealized and bad in terms of so-called objective principles of taste, judgement, deduction.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    A radical is one of whom people say ''He goes too far.'' A conservative, on the other hand, is one who ''doesn't go far enough.'' Then there is the reactionary, ''one who doesn't go at all.'' All these terms are more or less objectionable, wherefore we have
  • Barney Ross
    Barney Ross
    American professional boxer 1909-1967
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    After the atomic bombs were dropped, the war ended and we went into Tokyo Bay with the rest of the fleet, the Missouri and the rest of them, while they signed the terms of surrender that ended the war.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
    British economist 1842-1924
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    Again, most of the chief distinctions marked by economic terms are differences not of kind but of degree.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    All the genres of philosophy, science, high art, athletics and politics were invented by men. But by the Promethean law of conflict and capture, woman has a right to seize what she will and vie with man on her own terms.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Bill Plympton
    Bill Plympton
    American animator, graphic designer and cartoonist 1946-
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    America is behind Europe and Japan in terms of accepting adult ideas in animation.
  • Alfred A. Knopf
    Alfred A. Knopf
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    An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible.
  • Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
    Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
    French authors who wrote several books together
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    Any man who does not see everything in terms of self, that is to say who wants to be something in respect of other men, to do good to them or simply give them something to do, is unhappy, disconsolate, and accursed.
  • Franz Kafka
    Franz Kafka
    Chech German-speaking writer 1883-1924
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    Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one hand to ward off a little his despair over his fate... but with his other hand he can note down what he sees among the ruins.
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