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  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no watchmaker.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
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    Either he's dead or my watch has stopped.
  • Adam Clarke
    Adam Clarke
    British Methodist theologian 1762-1832
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    Few men can be said to have inimitable excellencies: let us watch them in their progress from infancy to manhood, and we shall soon be convinced that what they attained was the necessary consequence of the line they pursued, and the means they used.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    The superior man will watch over himself when he is alone. He examines his heart that there may be nothing wrong there, and that he may have no cause of dissatisfaction with himself.
  • Al McGuire
    Al McGuire
    American basketball coach and broadcaster 1928-2001
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    When a guy takes off his coat, he's not going to fight. When a guy takes off his wristwatch, watch out!
  • Barbara Sher
    Barbara Sher
    American speaker, lifestyle coach, and author 1935-
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    ''Now'' is the operative word. Everything you put in your way is just a method of putting off the hour when you could actually be doing your dream. You don't need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating.
  • Carl Hagelin
    Carl Hagelin
    Swedish ice hockey player 1988-
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    'Superbad' and 'Remember the Titans' - two movies I can watch over and over again. I watch 'Superbad' whenever I need to laugh.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    ...they give us vicarious satisfactions for many of our frustrations....People need exercise; they do not need to watch other people exercise... Another vicarious satisfaction is sexy magazines; this is vicarious sex. To anyone rushing to buy one, I'd like to say, The real thing is better.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
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    A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to live in it. A lesser writer may entice them in for a moment, but soon he will watch them filing out.
  • Adam Baldwin
    Adam Baldwin
    American actor 1962-
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    A lot of the television industry is so cookie-cutter. In general, there are so many shows that are easy and bland to watch. You can tune in at any time and know exactly where you are in the story arc because it's pretty much the same every week.
  • Irvin S. Cobb
    Irvin S. Cobb
    American author, humorist, editor and columnist 1876-1944
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    A sudden violent jolt of it has been known to stop the victim's watch, snap his suspenders and crack his glass eye right across.
  • Cameron Diaz
    Cameron Diaz
    American actress, author, producer, and model 1972-
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    Acting is something different to everybody. I just know that if you watch an actor or actress getting better and better, I think that's them just understanding themselves better and better.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    And I hope that you die
    And your death'll come soon
    I will follow your casket
    In the pale afternoon
    And I'll watch while you're lowered
    Down to your deathbed
    And I'll stand o'er your grave
    'Til I'm sure that you're dead
    Source: The Freewheelin Bob Dylan (1963)
  • Ben Feldman
    Ben Feldman
    American actor 1980-
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    Anything that Aaron Sorkin writes, I could watch a million times. One of the few shows that I've watched in repeats was 'The West Wing.'
  • Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew Carnegie
    American industrialist 1835-1919
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    As I grow older, I pay less attention to what people say. I just watch what they do.
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