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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives, I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement.
~ Winston Churchill - [Nuclear Age]

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Always something new, seldom something good.
~ German Proverb - [Novelty]

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Americans have been conditioned to respect newness, whatever it cost them.
~ John Updike - [Novelty]

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An old thing becomes new if you detach it from what usually surrounds it.
~ Robert Bresson - [Novelty]

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His designs were strictly honorable, as the phrase is; that is, to rob a lady of her fortune by way of marriage.
~ Henry Fielding - [Intentions]

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I am sure of nothing so little as my own intentions.
~ Lord Byron - [Intentions]

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I don't set trends. I just find out what they are and exploit them.
~ Dick Clark - [Novelty]

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I hate intellectuals. They are from the top down. I am from the bottom up.
~ Frank Lloyd Wright - [Intelligence and Intellectuals]

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If you ask a member of this generation two simple questions: ''How do you want the world to be in fifty years?'' and ''What do you want your life to be like five years from now?'' the answers are quite often preceded by ''Provided there is still a world'' and ''Provided I am still alive.'' To the often-heard question, Who are they, this new generation? one is tempted to answer, Those who hear the ticking. And to the other question, Who are they who utterly deny them? the answer may well be, Those who do not know, or refuse to face, things as they really are.
~ Hannah Arendt - [Nuclear Age]

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It sometimes strikes me that the whole of science is a piece of impudence; that nature can afford to ignore our impertinent interference. If our monkey mischief should ever reach the point of blowing up the earth by decomposing an atom, and even annihilated the sun himself, I cannot really suppose that the universe would turn a hair.
~ Aleister Crowley - [Nuclear Age]

 

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