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  • Katharine Hepburn
    Katharine Hepburn
    American Actress, Writer 1907-
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    Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
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    After four years at the United Nations I sometimes yearn for the peace and tranquility of a political convention.
  • George Burns
    George Burns
    American Comedy Actor 1896-1996
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    Age to me means nothing. I can't get old; I'm working. I was old when I was twenty-one and out of work. As long as you're working, you stay young. When I'm in front of an audience, all that love and vitality sweeps over me and I forget my age.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Agriculture, manufactures, commerce, and navigation, the four pillars of our prosperity, are then most thriving when left most free to individual enterprise. Protection from casual embarrassments, however, may sometimes be seasonably interposed.
  • Barry McGuire
    Barry McGuire
    American singer-songwriter 1935-
    Barry McGuire
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    Ah, you may leave here, for four days in space, but when you return, it's the same old place.
  • Bobby Seale
    Bobby Seale
    American political activist 1936-
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    All I did in Chicago was to exercise my legal right to speak on my own behalf and I was given four years in jail as a result. But I think the most serious injustice perpetrated by the court system in America is the inability of a black man to get a jury of his peers.
    Source: Interview with The Guardian (February 1970)
  • Bill Murray
    Bill Murray
    American actor, comedian, and writer 1950-
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    All of us kids ended up 'doing Mom.' There are four of us who've tried show business. Five if you insist on counting my sister the nun, who does liturgical dance.
  • George F. Will
    George F. Will
    American columnist 1941-
    George F. Will
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    All politics takes place on a slippery slope. The most important four words in politics are ''up to a point.''
  • Eldridge Cleaver
    Eldridge Cleaver
    American afro-amerikan leader, writer 1935-
    Eldridge Cleaver
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    Americans think of themselves collectively as a huge rescue squad on twenty-four-hour call to any spot on the globe where dispute and conflict may erupt.
  • Brigham Young
    Brigham Young
    American Mormon Leader 1801-1877
    Brigham Young
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    Any young man who is unmarried at the age of twenty one is a menace to the community.
  • Bruce Barton
    Bruce Barton
    American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
    Bruce Barton
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    As a profession advertising is young; as a force it is as old as the world. The first four words ever uttered, Let there be light, constitute its charter. All nature is vibrant with its impulse.
  • Bao Dai
    Bao Dai
    Vietnamese emperor 1913-1997
    Bao Dai
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    As for us, during twenty years' reign, we have known much bitterness.
  • Bruce Vilanch
    Bruce Vilanch
    American comedy writer, songwriter and actor 1948-
    Bruce Vilanch
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    As I'm always fond of telling hosts at the Oscars who are doing it for their first time, for everybody who wins, there are four people who don't. As the evening wears on, the room fills up with losers, and then they are bitter.
  • Butch Trucks
    Butch Trucks
    American musician 1947-2017
    Butch Trucks
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    As long as all four of my limbs keep moving and I can still sit up straight and play hard rock and roll for 2 and a half to 3 hours, I'm gonna keep doing it, and I'm gonna do it the way I do it.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
    Anthony Holden
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    As somebody who's been writing about this subject for getting on twenty years now, it's astonishing how the climate has changed in the last five years.
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