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  • Caroll Spinney
    Caroll Spinney
    American puppeteer, cartoonist, author and speaker 1933-2019
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    Frankly, I think if I won the lottery and won a billion dollars, I'd still want to continue doing this job. I love expressing myself through it. I've gotten to really love acting. And I've gotten to know Big Bird from the inside out so thoroughly it's like playing my kid. I can't imagine deliberately stopping.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
  • Alan K. Simpson
    Alan K. Simpson
    American politician 1931-
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    An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style.
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    British writer and medical doctor 1859-1930
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    As Cuvier could correctly describe a whole animal by the contemplation of a single bone, so the observer who has thoroughly understood one link in a series of incidents should be able to accurately state all the other ones, both before and after.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    Conscience is thoroughly well-bred and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish to hear it.
  • Bram Stoker
    Bram Stoker
    Irish author 1847-1912
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    Count Dracula had directed me to go to the Golden Krone Hotel, which I found, to my great delight, to be thoroughly old-fashioned, for of course I wanted to see all I could of the ways of the country.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.
  • Augusto Roa Bastos
    Augusto Roa Bastos
    Paraguayan novelist and writer 1917-2005
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    Facts can't be recounted; much less twice over, and far less still by different persons. I've already drummed that thoroughly into your head. What happens is that your wretched memory remembers the words and forgets what's behind them.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Human beings are the only animals of which I am thoroughly and cravenly afraid.
  • A. S. Byatt
    A. S. Byatt
    English novelist and poet 1936-
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    I shall from time to time write a small Clue - so that you may be the more thoroughly confounded.
    Source: Possession (1990)
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake.
  • June Jordan
    June Jordan
    American poet and civil rights activist 1939-
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    If any of us hopes to survive, s/he must meet the extremity of the American female condition with immediate and political response. The thoroughly destructive and indefensible subjugation of the majority of Americans cannot continue except at the peril of the entire body politic.
  • Alexander Haig
    Alexander Haig
    American politician 1924-2010
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    If they analyze the situation as thoroughly as they should, Muslims will realize they are the first targets. What are the fundamentalists really after? Simply taking over Islam and then turning its back on modernity.
  • Muriel Spark
    Muriel Spark
    British writer 1918-
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    If you're going to do a thing, you should do it thoroughly. If you're going to be a Christian, you may as well be a Catholic.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Ignore death up to the last moment; then, when it can't be ignored any longer, have yourself squirted full of morphia and shuffle off in a coma. Thoroughly sensible, humane and scientific, eh?
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