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"The need to be a great artist makes it hard to be an artist. The need to produce a great work of art makes it hard to produce any art at all."

J A De Luc Quotes

"I am here tracing the History of the Earth itself, from its own Monuments."

Edward R Murrow Quotes

"We cannot make good news out of bad practice."

Johann Georg Hamann Quotes

"Not only the entire ability to think rests on language... but language is also the crux of the misunderstanding of reason with itself."

Henry Brooke Quotes

"A book may be compared to your neighbour: if it be good it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early."

Thomas L Friedman Quotes

"One of the newest figures to emerge on the world stage in recent years is the social entrepreneur. This is usually someone who burns with desire to make a positive social impact on the world, but believes that the best way of doing it is, as the saying goes, not by giving poor people a fish and feeding them for a day, but by teaching them to fish, in hopes of feeding them for a lifetime. I have come to know several social entrepreneurs in recent years, and most combine a business school brain with a social workers heart. The triple convergence and the flattening of the world have been a godsend for them. Those who get it and are adapting to it have begun launching some very innovative projects."

Francesco Petrarca Quotes

". . . The senses reign, and reason now is dead;from one pleasing desire comes another.Virtue, honor, beauty, gracious bearing,sweet words have caught me in her lovely branchesin which my heart is tenderly entangled.In thirteen twenty-seven, and preciselyat the first hour of the sixth of AprilI entered the labyrinth, and I see no way out."

Donna Chapman Gilbert Quotes

"There were thieves and hypocrites among us, to be sure, and true saints sprinkled here and there, but most were simply good, honest people who worshiped their Creator the best they knew how. We were a family."

Austan Goolsbee Quotes

"We enter the government essentially in a hotel that is on fire. Were throwing people from the windows into the pool to save their lives and this is the evaluation of the Olympic diving committee: Well, the splash was too big."

KM Logan Quotes

"If your screen stays blank or your notepad empty, God cannot use your words."

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"He would wake from sleep to miss the weight that never depress the bed next to him, remember in earnest the weight of gestures she never made, long for the un-weight of her un-arm slung over his too real chest, making his widowers remembrances that much more convincing and the pain that much more real." - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer

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