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  • Jung Chang
    Jung Chang
    Chinese-born British writer 1952-
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    Although my book is banned I am still allowed to go to China and travel. There is no longer the kind of control that Mao used to have-there have been deep fundamental changes in society.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    Among free men there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    An ideal society should be mobile, should be full of channels for conveying a change taking place in one part to other parts. In an ideal society, there should be many interests consciously communicated and shared.
  • Carre Otis
    Carre Otis
    American model and actress 1968-
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    Anorexia was there for me before I got into modeling, but because of the arena and the demands, the disease really got out of control for me. It's like being an alcoholic and going and being a bartender.
  • Benjamin Booker
    Benjamin Booker
    American singer, songwriter and guitarist 1989-
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    As soon as I started writing the first batch, I had a vision. I saw me on stage playing a certain type of music. I want to take these blues melodies over aggressive guitars. I heard the sound I wanted to make. I knew what I wanted to do. It wasn't ever there before.
  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
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    At Microsoft there are lots of brilliant ideas but the image is that they all come from the top - I'm afraid that's not quite right.
    Source: Interview published in BBC (website): news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/club/your_reports/newsid_1697000/1697132.stm
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Between the famous and the infamous there is but one step.
    Source: De Profundis
  • Elizabeth Hardwick
    Elizabeth Hardwick
    American literary critic, novelist, and short story writer 1916-2007
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    Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more.
  • Armistead Maupin
    Armistead Maupin
    American writer 1944-
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    But I will say that the drugs are much more ferocious then they used to be. There are people wrecking their lives with addiction, which seems much more severe.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    But still I dream that somewhere there must be The spirit of a child that waits for me.
  • Paul Klee
    Paul Klee
    Swiss artist 1879-1940
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    Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in there having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are the examples they furnish us; and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age.
  • Jack Nicklaus
    Jack Nicklaus
    American golf player 1940-
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    Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
  • A. J. P. Taylor
    A. J. P. Taylor
    British historian 1906-1990
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    Conformity may give you a quiet life; it may even bring you to a University Chair. But all change in history, all advance, comes from the nonconformists. If there had been no trouble-makers, no Dissenters, we should still be living in caves.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
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    Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.
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