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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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A Country is not a mere territory; the particular territory is only its foundation. The Country is the idea which rises upon that foundation; it is the sentiment of love, the sense of fellowship which binds together all the sons of that territory.
~ Giuseppe Mazzini - [Nations]

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A good composer does not imitate; he steals.
~ Igor Stravinsky - [Music]

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Any child can tell you that the sole purpose of a middle name is so he can tell when he's really in trouble.
~ Dennis Frakes - [Names]

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Don't call me an icon. I'm just a mother trying to help.
~ Princess of Wales Diana - [Names]

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Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion.
~ MoliFre - [Nations]

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God how I hate new countries: They are older than the old, more sophisticated, much more conceited, only young in a certain puerile vanity more like senility than anything.
~ D. H. Lawrence - [Nations]

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I am the state.
~ Louis XIV - [Nations]

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I shall write a book some day about the appropriateness of names. Geoffrey Chaucer has a ribald ring, as is proper and correct, and Alexander Pope was inevitably Alexander Pope. Colley Cibber was a silly little man without much elegance and Shelley was very Percy and very Bysshe.
~ James Joyce - [Names]

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In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be.
~ Hubert H. Humphrey - [Names]

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Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks. Methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam.
~ John Milton - [Nations]

 

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