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  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    Come, pensive nun, devout and pure, sober steadfast, and demure, all in a robe of darkest grain, flowing with majestic train.
  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean Cocteau
    French writer 1889-1963
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    Everything one does in life, even love, occurs in an express train racing toward death. To smoke opium is to get out of the train while it is still moving. It is to concern oneself with something other than life or death.
  • Cat Stevens
    Cat Stevens
    British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist 1948-
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    'Peace Train' is a song I wrote, the message of which continues to breeze thunderously through the hearts of millions. There is a powerful need for people to feel that gust of hope rise up again.
  • Phyllis Mcginley
    Phyllis Mcginley
    American poet and author 1905-1978
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    A lady is smarter than a gentleman, maybe, she can sew a fine seam, she can have a baby, she can use her intuition instead of her brain, but she can't fold a paper in a crowded train.
  • Anne Sullivan Macy
    Anne Sullivan Macy
    American teacher 1866-1936
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    A strenuous effort must be made to train young people to think for themselves and take independent charge of their lives.
  • Billy Strayhorn
    Billy Strayhorn
    American jazz composer and pianist 1915-1967
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    A Train was born without any effort - if was like writing a letter to a friend.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    After a plane or train crash, the National Transportation Safety Board dispatches its experts within two hours. The investigators in their familiar jackets take charge of the scene, secure evidence, follow leads.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    After every massacre in a school, Americans grasp at quick cures. 'Let's install metal detectors and give guns to teachers' Let's crack down on troublemakers, weeding out kids who fit the profile of a gunman. Let's buy bulletproof whiteboards for the students to scurry behind, or train kids to throw erasers or cans of soup at an attacker.'
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Analysis brings no curative powers in its train; it merely makes us conscious of the existence of an evil, which, oddly enough, is consciousness.
  • Brandon Routh
    Brandon Routh
    American actor 1979-
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    And also it was a process of, we lifted weights as well, in an effort to train my body to then be able to lift heavier weights when I got in Australia. So that was the first couple of months.
  • Bruce Catton
    Bruce Catton
    American historian and journalist 1899-1978
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    And there is the headlight, shining far down the track, glinting off the steel rails that, like all parallel lines, will meet in infinity, which is after all where this train is going.
    Source: Bruce Cattons America: selections from his greatest works
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    Anyone who has a child today should train him to be either a physicist or a ballet dancer. Then he'll escape.
  • Brenda Brathwaite
    Brenda Brathwaite
    American game designer 1966-
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    As a note, I never once refer to 'Train' as a game in the rules, and I also never refer to the participants as players.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    Commuter - one who spends his life in riding to and from his wife; And man who shaves and takes a train, and then rides back to shave again.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
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