No one gets angry at a mathematician or a physicist whom he or she doesn't understand, or at someone who speaks a foreign language, but rather at someone who tampers with your own language.

By : Jacques Derrida 0 Likes          


A woman telling her true age is like a buyer confiding his final price to an Armenian rug dealer.

By : Mignon McLaughlin

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Germany has reduced savagery to a science, and this great war for the victorious peace of justice must go on until the German cancer is cut clean out of the world body.

By : Theodore Roosevelt

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Age merely shows what children we remain.

By : Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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The most memorable night of The Judy Garland Show for me was the night my mother pulled me out of the audience and sang to me onstage.

By : Lorna Luft

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Baghdad is determined to force the Mongols of our age to commit suicide at its gates.

By : Saddam Hussein

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Though I acted in hundreds of productions, appeared at the Guthrie Theatre and on Broadway in Amadeus, I discovered in my thirties that I didn't really like stage acting. The presence of the audience, the eight shows a week and the possibility of a long run were all unnatural to me.

By : Fred Melamed

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It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time.

By : Simone de Beauvoir

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Strong managers who make tough decisions to cut jobs provide the only true job security in today's world. Weak managers are the problem. Weak managers destroy jobs.

By : Jack Welch

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I think we too often make choices based on the safety of cynicism, and what we're lead to is a life not fully lived. Cynicism is fear, and it's worse than fear - it's active disengagement.

By : Ken Burns

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One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he describes the awakening in him of the literary sense. Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most.

By : Walter Pater

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We feel bound to the Christian image of humanity - that is what defines us. Those who do not accept this are in the wrong place here.

By : Angela Merkel

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He's a man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.

By : George Bernard Shaw

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