Cage's Music of Changes was a further indication that the arts in general were beginning to consciously deal with the "given" material and, to varying degrees, liberating them from the inherited, functional concepts of control.

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I had a very special family life. My mother and father made sure when we were home, we were part of the family, not a TV star. And the other thing: my father was fully employed while I was doing the series.

By : Jerry Mathers

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I think it's a tremendous opportunity, particularly given the complexion of the overall voter structure in California. It's very hard for a Republican to get elected.

By : Mike Curb

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Don't make art for other artists or for 'intellectuals', make art for people - and if you can touch just one person in a lifetime and make a difference - you have succeeded.

By : Ray Conniff

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One of the tragedies of modern times is that people have come to believe that something said by someone in the past, perhaps for illustrative or provocation purposes, actually represents that person's beliefs at the time.

By : Idries Shah

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So now it is time to disassemble the parts of the jigsaw puzzle or to piece another one together, for I find that, having come to the end of my story, my life is just beginning.

By : Conrad Veidt

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They gave it to us for about five bucks a week, and we just went there to live. Probably the first band that ever did that back then and it became the famous cottage.

By : Jim Capaldi

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Surely the job of fiction is to actually tell the truth. It's a paradox that's at the heart of any kind of storytelling.

By : Jeremy Northam

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Come, for my part I will have only those glorious, manly pleasures of being very drunk, and very slovenly.

By : William Wycherley

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The relevance of Marxism to science is that it removes it from its imagined position of complete detachment and shows it as a part, but a critically important part, of economy and social development.

By : John Desmond Bernal

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Being a Christian, I'm eager to introduce people to Jesus. I just don't think I should do it in the science classroom.

By : Kenneth Miller

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And if these be unprincipled agents who scruple at nothing, he will be a bold man who will deny that there are always to be found men at the bar who lend their services most cordially to back and support these agents in their most desperate cases.

By : George Combe

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What passions cannot music raise or quell?

By : John Dryden

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