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  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    Clearly the most unfortunate people are those who must do the same thing over and over again, every minute, or perhaps twenty to the minute. They deserve the shortest hours and the highest pay.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    Commerce is so far from being beneficial to arts, or to empire, that it is destructive of both, as all their history shows, for the above reason of individual merit being its great hatred. Empires flourish till they become commercial, and then they are scattered abroad to the four winds.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
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    Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer 1885-1967
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    Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.
  • Lou Holtz
    Lou Holtz
    American football coach 1937-
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    Don't tell your problems to people: eighty percent don't care; and the other twenty percent are glad you have them.
  • Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder
    Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-2002
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    Eighty percent of a picture is writing, the other twenty percent is the execution, such as having the camera on the right spot and being able to afford to have good actors in all parts.
    Source: The New Hollywood : American Movies in the 70s (1975)
  • Billy Collins
    Billy Collins
    American poet 1941-
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    Emily Dickinson seems rather tame because she pretty much uses the same meter every time. It's called 'common meter.' It's a line of four beats that's followed by a line of three beats.
  • Barbara Cook
    Barbara Cook
    American actress and singer 1927-2017
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    Even within the last three or four years, I have a greater ability to communicate, I think. I have more courage to show the stuff... And it does take courage.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    Fans love Sosa for his exuberance, for the kisses he blows to his mother, wife and four children. He is Slammin' Sammy, a fairy-tale figure rising from poverty in the Dominican Republic to the 55th floor above Chicago's Lake Shore Drive.
  • T. Boone Pickens
    T. Boone Pickens
    American business magnate and financier 1928-
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    Far too many executives have become more concerned with the ''four P's'' - pay, perks, power and prestige - rather than making profits for shareholders.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Few sinners are saved after the first twenty minutes of a sermon.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible.
  • Bill Bradley
    Bill Bradley
    American former professional basketball player and politician 1943-
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    For a long time, I operated under the Chinese proverb that there are four kinds of leaders: those who you laugh at, those who you hate, those who you love and those who you don't even know that they're leaders.
  • Ken Blanchard
    Ken Blanchard
    American writer
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    For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.
  • Arthur Hays Sulzberger
    Arthur Hays Sulzberger
    American newspaper publisher 1891-1968
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    For eleven months and maybe about twenty days each year, we concentrate upon the shortcomings of others, but for a few days at the turn of the New Year we look at our own. It is a good habit.
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