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  • Saul Alinsky
    Saul Alinsky
    American community organizer and writer 1909-1972
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    Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    The soundest argument will produce no more conviction in an empty head than the most superficial declamation, as a feather and a guinea fall with equel velocity in a vacuum.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    A beautiful vacuum filled with wealthy monogamists, all powerful and members of the best families all drinking themselves to death.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    A vacuum of ideas affects people differently than a vacuum of air, otherwise readers of books would be constantly collapsing.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    All successful revolutions are the kicking in of a rotten door. The violence of revolutions is the violence of men who charge into a vacuum.
  • Ada Louise Huxtable
    Ada Louise Huxtable
    American architecture critic and writer 1921-2013
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    Every creative act draws on the past whether it pretends to or not. It draws on what it knows. There is no such thing, really, as a creative act in a vacuum.
  • Saul Bellow
    Saul Bellow
    American writer 1915-
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    Goodness is achieved not in a vacuum, but in the company of other men, attended by love.
  • Joseph Joubert
    Joseph Joubert
    French writer 1754-1824
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    How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract terms are the shadows they create to hide a vacuum.
  • I am a leader by default, only because nature does not allow a vacuum.
  • Germaine Greer
    Germaine Greer
    Australian writer and public intellectual 1939-
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    I didn't fight to get women out from behind vacuum cleaners to get them onto the board of Hoover.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    I feel most at home in the United States, not because it is intrinsically a more interesting country, but because no one really belongs there any more than I do. We are all there together in its wholly excellent vacuum.
  • B. D. Wong
    B. D. Wong
    American actor 1960-
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    I'm already more famous than I want to be. And yet at the same time, fame feeds your potential as a creative person. You're in a vacuum if you don't have a certain amount of fame.
  • John Barrymore
    John Barrymore
    American actor 1882-1942
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    If it isn't the sheriff, it's the finance company; I've got more attachments on me than a vacuum cleaner.
  • Cesare Pavese
    Cesare Pavese
    Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
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    If it were possible to have a life absolutely free from every feeling of sin, what a terrifying vacuum it would be!
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
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    In space, you don't get that much noise. Noise doesn't propagate in a vacuum.
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