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1. "Aussi, préférant mille fois la mort à une arrestation, j'accomplissais des choses étonnantes, et qui, plus d'une fois, me donnèrent cette preuve que le trop grand soin que nous prenons de notre corps est à peu près le seul obstacle à la réussite de ceux de nos projets qui ont besoin d'une décision rapide et d'une exécution vigoureuse et déterminée. En effet, une fois qu'on a fait le sacrifice de sa vie, on n'est plus l'égal des autres hommes, ou plutôt les autres hommes ne sont plus vos égaux, et quiconque a pris cette résolution sent, à l'instant même, décupler ses forces et s'agrandir son horizon. (p. 556)"
Author: Alexandre Dumas
2. "Bien informés, les hommes sont des citoyens ; mal informés, ils deviennent des sujets."
Author: Alfred Sauvy
3. "Occasionally, a flicker of curiosity would urge the pilots to turn their heads and glance out past the sharp metallic casing of their jets to gaze at the distant, inland desert. They could barely recognise anything less conspicuous than the many mountain ridges, their complicated shapes shaded with streaks of black and grey and brown and, above the network of sunlit summits, just below their booming craft, hung swirls of thin cloud, suspended and still like a stretched, cotton-wool web . . . Their location, far up in the sky, gave them the feeling of detachment they needed."
Author: Amaya Ellman
4. "Below me, in spreading, concentric circles, like those a fish makes when it rises in still water, spun round the lower tiers; above me arched the black sky pierced by the gas jets of the stars."
Author: Angela Carter
5. "Si chacun de tes sujets ressemble à l'autre tu n'as point atteint l'unité, car mille colonnes identiques ne créent qu'un stupide effet de miroirs et non un temple. Et la perfection de ta démarche serait, de ces mille sujets, de les massacrer tous sauf un seul."
Author: Antoine De Saint Exupéry
6. "Tout homme qui reçoit une éducation libérale compte aujourd'hui la chimie parmi les objets les plus indispensables de ses études.Everyone who receives a liberal education today counts chemistry among the most essential parts of his studies."
Author: Antoine François Fourcroy
7. "Rahel thought of the someone who had taken the trouble to go up there with cans of paint, white for the clouds, blue for the sky, silver for the jets, and brushes, and thinner."
Author: Arundhati Roy
8. "Immuable: Dieu est immuable, c'est-à-dire n'est point susceptible de changer ; cependant nous trouvons dans ses papiers que souvent il a changé de projets, d'amis et même de religion : mais tous ces changements ne peuvent nuire à son immutabilité, ni à celle de ses prêtres immuables, qui jamais ne changent d'avis sur le dessein de mener les laïques par le nez."
Author: Baron D'Holbach
9. "La vie de l'homme, avec tous ses projets, s'élève comme une petite tour dont la mort est le couronnement."
Author: Bernardin De Saint Pierre
10. "The support of organizations including the NY Jets, Canon USA, USA Football, and Outback Steakhouse is a great example of how corporate America can make an impact in bettering the communities where employees work and live."
Author: Boomer Esiason
11. "The loss of transcendence has left in its wake the flotsam of distrustful, cynical Christians, angry at a capricious God, and the jetsam of smug bibilolatrists who claim to know precisely what God is thinking and exactly what he plans to do."
Author: Brennan Manning
12. "I love Chicago. I lived there briefly for three months and kept a boat under one of those space-age buildings. It was very Jetsons."
Author: Candace Bushnell
13. "During this and the next six sittings, starting with a quavering voice that grew stronger with time, Jacqueline unburdened herself as the tape machine also picked up the sounds of her lighting cigarettes, of ice cubes in glasses, dogs barking in the distance, trucks rumbling down N Street, and jets roaring overhead."
Author: Caroline Kennedy
14. "You want to fly in jets, and I just want to fly"-Baby Carlyle"
Author: Cecily Von Ziegesar
15. "En effet, alors qu'il n'est plus possible d'écrire des dissertations savantes (ou même de la vulgarisation) soit sur l' "esprit des nègres" soit sur la "personnalité juive", il est parfaitement possible d'entreprendre des recherches sur des sujets tel que l' "esprit de l'islam" ou "le caractère arabe" (...)."
Author: Edward W. Said
16. "Dhe keshtu, ne mes kokash fisnike romake dhe statujash te bardha te grave greke plot hir te perjetshem, ata bridhnin, duke terhequr kembet zvarre e me supe te rena, sic i mbajne njerezit qe nuk kane ac cak e as qellim - nje kontrast trondites, nje pamje mjerane e asaj te cilen gjate mijera vjetesh njerezimi mundi ta arrinte dhe nuk mundi ta arrinte: kulmin e veprave te pavdekshme te artit, por jo buke te mjaftueshme per secilin vella te tij."
Author: Erich Maria Remarque
17. "If you mentioned Hanna-Barbera to people, they said, 'Oh yeah, Flintstone, Yogi, Scooby-Doo, Jetsons,' and that was pretty much it. We have characters with very high recognition factors and great films, but no organized plans for really making the most of them and increasing their value."
Author: Fred Seibert
18. "Tko govori o dekolonizaciji? Ništa tako ne kolonizira kao svjetska reklama: u dnu kolibe na kraju svijeta Nike, Coca-Cola, Gap i Calvin Klein zamijenili su Francusku, Englesku, Španjolsku i Belgiju."
Author: Frédéric Beigbeder
19. "There's a delicious irony in seeing private luxury jets flying in to Washington, D.C., and people coming off of them with tin cups in their hands saying that they're going to be trimming down and streamlining their businesses. There's a message there."
Author: Gary Ackerman
20. "On dirait que les projets de joie sont un défi.Trop longuement préparés,ils laissent le temps à la detinée de changer les oeufs dans le nid,et ce sont les chagrins qui nous faudra couver."
Author: Georges Rodenbach
21. "They call each other `E.' Elvis pickswildflowers near the river and bringsthem to Emily. She explains half-rhymes to him.In heaven Emily wears her hair long, sportsLevis and western blouses with rhinestones.Elvis is lean again, wears baggy trousersand T-shirts, a letterman's jacket from Tupelo High.They take long walks and often hold hands.She prefers they remain just friends. Forever.Emily's poems now contain naugahyde, Cadillacs,Electricity, jets, TV, Little Richard and RichardNixon. The rock-a-billy rhythm makes her smile.Elvis likes himself with style. This afternoonhe will play guitar and sing "I Taste A LiquorNever Brewed" to the tune of "Love Me Tender."Emily will clap and harmonize. Alonein their cabins later, they'll listen to the riverand nap. They will not think of Amherstor Las Vegas. They know why God made themroommates. It's because Americawas their hometown. It's becauseGod is a thing withoutfeathers. It's becauseGod wears blue suede shoes."
Author: Hans Ostrom
22. "Seul,Être à soi-même son pain,Et encore, il s'engrange qu'il dit,Et pète par toutes les fissures.En blocs, en lames, en jets et en cristal,Mais derrière le mur de ses paroles,C'est un grand sourd."
Author: Henri Michaux
23. "C'est un monde fait pour des monomaniaques obsédés par l'idée de progrès... mais d'un faux progrès qui pue. C'est un monde encombré d'objets inutiles que, pour mieux les exploiter et les dégrader, on a enseigné aux homes et femmes à considérer comme utiles."
Author: Henry Miller
24. "There was no sign of life round the domed emplacement of the Moonraker, and the concrete, already beginning to shimmer in the early morning sun, stretched emptily away towards Deal. It looked like a newly laid aerodome or rather, he thought, with its three disparate concrete 'things', the beehive dome,the flat-iron blast-wall, and the distant cube of the firing point, each casting black pools of shadow towards him in the early sun, like a Dali desert landscape in which three objets trouves reposed at carefully calculated random."
Author: Ian Fleming
25. "I never realized that growing up in Brooklyn, flying jets, working on Wall Street and starring in a sci-fi series was the prerequisite for the fast-paced demands of talk radio. But, if that's what it takes to succeed, I'm glad I did it all."
Author: Jerry Doyle
26. "I was 35 years old and in a position to take a shot at whatever I wanted to try. The Air Force said I was too old to fly fighter jets. I thought about becoming a fishing boat captain, before deciding that acting seemed pretty cool."
Author: Jerry Doyle
27. "Giants versus Jets Super Bowl. I'm telling you, that's all I want to see."
Author: Jesse McCartney
28. "I am a sports fanatic and being able to perform at halftime for the fans of the Steelers and the Jets is such a thrill for me."
Author: Joe Nichols
29. "A friend tells a story about taking his ten-year-old son to a Jets game. The game was being played during a driving rain on a freezing cold day, and the Jets lost by twenty points to a team they were supposed to beat. As they headed toward the exits, the boy looked up, with tears in his eyes, and asked, 'Dad, why are we Jets fans?"
Author: Joe Queenan
30. "It's just human, or inhuman, nature: People will find a way to make a big deal out of their differences-the smaller, the better. It reminded me of the Mantagues and the Capulets (if I wanted to think highbrow), or the Hatfields and the McCoys (if I wanted to go lowbrow)...or the Jets and the Sharks (if I happened to feel musical)."
Author: Kevin J. Anderson
31. "Small! I'm mot going to be small anymore. I'm going to be a dragon, with wings like lacquer fans and jets of fire breath for roasting up goose suppers midair!" Pippin spread out her arms, imagining them wings. Why not? she asked herself."
Author: Laini Taylor
32. "Lorsque cinq semaines plus tard ces hommes quittèrent Moscou, ils ne formaient plus une armée; c'était une foule de maraudeurs, chacun portait sur lui ou transportait en voiture quantité d'objets qui lui sembaient précieux ou nécessaires. Leur but à tous en quittant Moscou n'était pas de conquérir, comme autrefois, mais de garder ce qu'ils avaient pris. Comme un singe qui, ayant introduit sa main dans l'étroit col d'une cruche et saisi une poignée de noix, se refuse à ouvrir son poing pour ne pas lâcher ce qu'il a saisi, et par là périt, ainsi les Français devaient périr parce qu'ils traînaient avec eux leur butin, et qu'abandonner ce butin leur était aussi impossible qu'au singe de lâcher la poignée de noix. (Guerre et Paix, livre troisième, 3ième partie, ch. XXVI)"
Author: Leo Tolstoy
33. "Well, you're just gonna have to cool your jets. My dad will be up soon and I may not have mentioned that he's a crack shot with a pistol.""In that case, how about breakfast instead?"I giggle. "Wise choice, braveheart.""Don't tease. How much good would I be to you if I let your dad blow my dick off?"
Author: M. Leighton
34. "C'est en regardant les objets du quotidien, tel un couteau à beurre, que l'on se rend compte que quelqu'un est parti et qu'il ne reviendra plus ; un stupide couteau à beurre qui taille à jamais des tranches de solitude dans votre vie."
Author: Marc Levy
35. "'Luchadores, mil mascaras'... a thousand masks. I see a lot of those in Jets colors. And then the Hispanic fans of other teams, they'll wear them in their colors. And they're like, 'You're our guy, Sanchez, but I'm a Steelers fan.'"
Author: Mark Sanchez
36. "The Fatigues all talk like that. Big-Picture-speak, Risa calls it. Seeing the whole, and none of the parts. It's not just in their speech but in their eyes as well.When they look at Risa, she can tell they don't really see her. They seem to see the mob of Unwinds more as a concept rather than a collection of anxious kids, and so they miss all the subtle social tremors that shake things just as powerfully as the jets shake the roof."
Author: Neal Shusterman
37. "More girls were killed in the last 50 years, precisely because they were girls, than men killed in all the wars in the 20th century. More girls are killed in this routine gendercide in any one decade than people were slaughtered in all the genocides of the 20th century.The equivalent of 5 jumbo jets worth of women die in labor each day... life time risk of maternal death is 1,000x higher in a poor country than in the west. That should be an international scandal."
Author: Nicholas D. Kristof
38. "Recognizing the artist Joseph Cornell's genius for recycling, he inscribed a book to him as the Benvenuto Cellini of Flotsam and Jetsam"
Author: Parker Tyler
39. "Brad Green, almost overnight, became the poster boy for the common Wall Street tale - proving once again that greed, most definitely, kills. Giving away about 99% of his fortune was also front page news, but Green barely blinked at having to scrape by with only $200 million. The government seized all five of his homes, his three boats, two jets, a helicopter, 14 cars, and all of his assets except the $200 million he stashed for a rainy day in an offshore bank account."
Author: Phil Wohl
40. "I think I begin to see where everything fell apart. The books I read, jetsam to you. Junk. Why didn't we realize that ten years back?" "Lots of things you don't notice when you're-" he slowed- "in love"."
Author: Ray Bradbury
41. "And then, to the sound of death, the sound of the jets cutting the sky in two black pieces beyond the horizon, he would lie in the loft, hidden and safe, watching those strange new stars over the rim of the earth, fleeing from the soft color of dawn."
Author: Ray Bradbury
42. "Ebenezer Howard, Frank L. Wright et Le Corbusier, avaient tous les trois compris qu'ils devaient associer des programmes de restructuration politique et économique à leurs programmes de reconstruction urbaine. Ils avaient conclus que les auteurs des projets s'étaient bornés à décorer le monde de toutes sortes de manières : ce qu'il fallait vraiment c'était le changer."
Author: Robert Fishman
43. "Howard, Wright et Le Corbusier se sont servit de leurs cités idéales pour dépeindre un monde où leurs objectifs économiques et sociaux étaient déjà atteints. Chacun d'eux voulait montrer que les projets de ville qu'il défendait n'était pas seulement rationnels et beaux en tant que tels, mais qu'ils concrétisaient les objectifs sociaux auxquels chacun croyait."
Author: Robert Fishman
44. "The Jets seem to be a franchise in freefall."
Author: Ron Jaworski
45. "Ecartons donc de mon esprit tous les penibles objets dont Je m'occuperais aussi doulouresement qu'inutilement...Les rêverie du promeneur solitaireJ.J. Rousseau"
Author: Rousseau
46. "The Jetsons had them in the 1960s. They were the defining element of 'Knight Rider' in the 1980s: cars that drive themselves. Self-driving cars appear in countless science fiction movies. By Hollywood standards, they are so normal we don't even notice them. But in real life, they still don't exist. What if you could buy one today?"
Author: Sebastian Thrun
47. "J'ai toujours été intéressé par l'aspect humain. On ne le répétera jamais assez : toutes ces expériences, toutes ces sociétés modernes ne peuvent pas être jugées uniquement en fonction de l'efficacité de leur structure économique. Elles s'évaluent surtout en fonction du type d'hommes qui produisent ces objets, et du type de vie qu'ils sont obligés de mener. (p. 304)"
Author: Tiziano Terzani
48. "I'm jamming 'Black Sabbath Vol. 4' all the time. Zappa's 'Cruising With Ruben & The Jets.' A lot of Gong lately. Some Hawkwind. The Residents' 'Duck Stab' is amazing. Some Fugs. Lots of stuff, man. I'm pretty schizophrenic with records."
Author: Ty Segall
49. "...apart from the seemingly magical internet, life in broad material terms isn't so different from what it was in 1953...The wonders portrayed in THE JETSONS, the space-age television cartoon from the 1960s, have not come to pass...Life is better and we have more stuff, but the pace of change has slowed down compared to what people saw two or three generations ago."
Author: Tyler Cowen
50. "I'm excited, happy, nervous, anxious, all those feelings about playing for the Jets again. If I didn't have high expectations, I wouldn't come back here."
Author: Vinny Testaverde

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