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American community organizer and writer 1909-1972
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
English writer 1780-1832
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.
American writer 1899-1961
A beautiful vacuum filled with wealthy monogamists, all powerful and members of the best families all drinking themselves to death.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
A vacuum of ideas affects people differently than a vacuum of air, otherwise readers of books would be constantly collapsing.
John Kenneth Galbraith
American economist 1908-2006
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
American architecture critic and writer 1921-2013
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.
American writer 1915-
Goodness is achieved not in a vacuum, but in the company of other men, attended by love.
French writer 1754-1824
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.
Australian writer and public intellectual 1939-
I didn't fight to get women out from behind vacuum cleaners to get them onto the board of Hoover.
British painter and author 1882-1957
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
American actor 1960-
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.
American actor 1882-1942
If it isn't the sheriff, it's the finance company; I've got more attachments on me than a vacuum cleaner.
Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
If it were possible to have a life absolutely free from every feeling of sin, what a terrifying vacuum it would be!
American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
In space, you don't get that much noise. Noise doesn't propagate in a vacuum.
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