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  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    Friends make pretence of following to the grave but before one is in it, their minds are turned and making the best of their way back to life and living people and things they understand.
  • Anita Loos
    Anita Loos
    American writer, screenwriter 1893-1981
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    That our popular art forms have become so obsessed with sex has turned the U.S.A into a nation of hobbledehoys; as if grown people don't have more vital concerns, such as taxes, inflation, dirty politics, earning a living, getting an education, or keeping out of jail.
  • Louis Kronenberger
    Louis Kronenberger
    American literary critic and novelist 1904-1980
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    The trouble with us in America isn't that the poetry of life has turned to prose, but that it has turned to advertising copy.
  • Bel Powley
    Bel Powley
    English actress 1992-
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    'Diary of a Teenage Girl' was my first American movie. It was my first movie in an American accent. It's based on a graphic novel, which was written in 2002 by someone called Phoebe Gloeckner. It was turned into a play by Marielle Heller, who then wrote it as a screenplay for Sundance Labs.
  • Carson Daly
    Carson Daly
    American television host, radio personality and producer 1973-
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    A friend of mine - a cameraman at MTV - lost a lot of weight from cycling, and I thought I'd try it, too, thinking whenever you look at a cyclist they all look super-skinny, so hey, why not? But then it turned into such a psychologically satisfying thing.
  • Phillips Brooks
    Phillips Brooks
    American Minister, Poet 1835-1893
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    A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.
  • Doris Lessing
    Doris Lessing
    British novelist 1919-
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    A simple grateful thought turned heavenwards is the most perfect prayer.
  • Billy Corgan
    Billy Corgan
    American musician, singer and songwriter 1967-
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    Actually, I was having dinner with Michael (Stipe, of R.E.M.) when our second album went platinum, which up until that point was the highest success we'd ever had. And he turned to me during dinner and said, 'Welcome to the deep waters, kid.' I'll never forget that.
    Source: Icon Magazine. April 1998
  • Kazuo Ishiguro
    Kazuo Ishiguro
    English novelist and screenwriter 1954-
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    After all, what can we ever gain in forever looking back and blaming ourselves if our lives have not turned out quite as we might have wished?
    Source: The Remains of the Day (2009) 244
  • Alexander Dubcek
    Alexander Dubcek
    Czechoslovak and Slovak politician 1921-1992
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    After Barbarossa and Pearl Harbor, the war tide slowly turned against the Axis.
  • George Ade
    George Ade
    American humorist, playwright 1866-1944
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    After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers, he had decided to write for Posterity.
  • Becki Newton
    Becki Newton
    American actress 1978-
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    After leaving school, I travelled around Europe for about six months. In Denmark, I thought that was my chance to get an amazing haircut, so I went to what I thought was a great hairdresser. It turned out to be the car wash of hairdressers, and I walked out sporting yet another pudding bowl, but this time with a stripe bleached down the centre.
  • Antonia Fraser
    Antonia Fraser
    British author of history, novels, biographies and detective 1932-
    Antonia Fraser
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    After Mary Queen of Scots, I turned to the farthest subject possible: Cromwell.
  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
    Sir Walter Scott
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    All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.
  • A. M. Klein
    A. M. Klein
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    And my tears, too, have stained this heirloomed ground,
    When reading in these treatises some weird
    Miracle, I turned a leaf and found
    A white hair fallen from my father's beard.
    Source: Heirloom (1982)
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