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  • A. Bartlett Giamatti
    A. Bartlett Giamatti
    American professor and president of Yale University 1938-1989
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    Baseball has the largest library of law and lore and custom and ritual, and therefore, in a nation that fundamentally believes it is a nation under law, well, baseball is America's most privileged version of the level field.
    Source: Sports Illustrated, 17 April 1989
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
    American football player 1980-
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    Before competition, as I stand in shoulder pads and cleats, my helmet in my left hand, adrenaline flowing and my heart raging under my right, I never forget the ills of America, but for a moment I envision its potential, remember its prosperity, and give thanks to God for the land He has placed me in and the people I love who live in it.
  • Barry Marshall
    Barry Marshall
    Australian physician, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology 1951-
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    Before the 20th century, the ulcer was not a respectable disease. Doctors would say, 'You're under a lot of stress.' Nineteenth-century Europe and America had all these crazy health spas and quack treatments.
  • Huey Newton
    Huey Newton
    African-American political activist 1942-1989
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    Black men and women who refuse to live under oppression are dangerous to white society because they become symbols of hope to their brothers and sisters, inspiring them to follow their example.
    Source: Revolutionary Suicide (2009)
  • Benjamin Bratt
    Benjamin Bratt
    American actor, producer, and activist 1963-
    Benjamin Bratt
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    Building a little bonfire at night on the beach and lying on a blanket with my wife under the stars is not only sexy, it's romantic.
  • Alvar Aalto
    Alvar Aalto
    Finnish architect and designer 1898-1976
    Alvar Aalto
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    Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.
  • Adam Weishaupt
    Adam Weishaupt
    German philosopher 1748-1830
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    But alas, they are all sadly deficient, because they leave us under the domination of political and religious prejudices; and they are as inefficient as the sleepy dose of an ordinary sermon.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts benighted walks under the mid-day sun; Himself is his own dungeon.
  • Gerald Ford
    Gerald Ford
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    But I assume the Presidency under extraordinary circumstances never before experienced by Americans. This is an hour of history that troubles our minds and hurts our hearts.
    Source: Inauguratie 09-08-1974
  • Bob Schieffer
    Bob Schieffer
    American television journalist 1937-
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    But if you're going to go out on a military unit, you've got to allow yourself to be under the control of the commander because you really could put the troops in danger.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    But let's remember that we're all part of one American family. We are united in common values, and that includes belief in equality under the law; a basic respect for public order and the right to peaceful public protest.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    Courage is grace under pressure.
  • Camilla Lackberg
    Camilla Lackberg
    Swedish author 1974-
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    Crime stories are our version of sitting round a camp fire and telling tales. We enjoy being scared under safe circumstances. That's why there's no tradition of crime writing in countries that have wars.
  • Ryszard Kapuscinski
    Ryszard Kapuscinski
    Pools journalist 1932-
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    Do not be misled by the fact that you are at liberty and relatively free; that for the moment you are not under lock and key: you have simply been granted a reprieve.
  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    American author and clergyman 1814-1880
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    Do not judge from mere appearances; for the lift laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
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