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I see is a certain something, desolate and grey as infinity. I do not believe that the structure of the human brain is to be blamed for the fact that man cannot grasp infinity. Source: The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein: The early years, 1879-1902, Volume 1 page 34
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Albert Einstein

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"twitch" is not a good product name because it doesn't bring up the right imagery. So we looked in the dictionary for words around it, and we came across the word "twitter", and it was just perfect. The definition was "a short burst of inconsequential information", and "chirps from birds". And that's exactly what the product was. View Quote
Jack Dorsey

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'One solution fits all' is not the way to go. All these cultures are different. The right culture for the Mayo Clinic is different from the right culture at a Hollywood movie studio. You can't run all these places with a cookie-cutter solution. View Quote
Charlie Munger

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137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America's most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed - it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy. View Quote
Doc Hastings

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20 years on I'm not that interested in charity. I'm interested in justice. There's a difference. Africa needs justice as much as it needs charity. View Quote
Bono

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2010 is not just a choice between Republicans and Democrats. 2010 is not just a choice between liberals and conservatives. 2010 is a referendum on the very identity of our nation. View Quote
Marco Rubio

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2012 has been an extraordinary year for our country. We cheered our Queen to the rafters with the Jubilee, showed the world what we're made of by staging the most spectacular Olympic and Paralympic Games ever and - let's not forget - punched way above our weight in the medals table. View Quote
David Cameron

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2012 was the year I saw Twitter as a negative. More people need to realise that not everything they read is true and that Internet trolls are a real problem. View Quote
Katherine Jenkins

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30% of all people will never believe you. Do not allow your colleagues and employees to work for you. Instead, let them work for a common goal. View Quote
Jack Ma

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360 deals are the new things of the industry. It's not about selling records; it's about selling T-shirts, getting a piece of your publishing, getting a piece of your touring, and all these other kind of properties. View Quote
Lupe Fiasco

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58% of the American public are with us. We're preaching to the choir, but the choir's not singing, if all of the 58% started singing, this war would end. View Quote
Cindy Sheehan

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A 'girl like me' is someone who doesn't rest on her looks, who has had people tell me from day one, 'You're never going to get magazine covers because you're not pretty enough.' I'm totally comfortable with that. View Quote
Pink

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A 'new thinker', when studied closely, is merely a man who does not know what other people have thought. View Quote
Frank Moore Colby

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A 'scream' is always just that - a noise and not music. View Quote
Carl Jung

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A bad act done will fester and create in its own way. It's not only goodness that creates. Bad things create. They have their own yeast. View Quote
Dennis Potter

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A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the devil's policy to keep the masses of mankind in ignorance; but finding that they will read, he is doing all in his power to poison their books. View Quote
John Kenneth Galbraith

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A bad boyfriend is someone you give everything to - you live with him, cook for him, sleep with him - thinking he is going to marry you and then he doesn't. When you are giving your all to a job and not getting credit, your job is a bad boyfriend. View Quote
Mika Brzezinski

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A band is not a marriage. There are no oaths of allegiance. If you feel your life will be better served by splitting up the group, you've got to do it - but of course it does cause problems. View Quote
Steve Winwood

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A bare assertion is not necessarily the naked truth. View Quote
George Dennison Prentice

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A barrier is of ideas, not of things. View Quote
Mark Caine

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A basic rule of life for reporters is that you should spend your time talking with and learning about people who are not sending you press releases, rather than those who are. View Quote
James Fallows

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A battle is developing between them' I say developing, because it's not yet on. View Quote
Murray Walker

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A beast does not know that he is a beast, and the nearer a man gets to being a beast, the less he knows it. View Quote
George MacDonald

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A beautiful body perishes, but a work of art dies not. View Quote
Leonardo da Vinci

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A beautiful print is a thing in itself, not just a halfway house on the way to the page. View Quote
Irving Penn

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A belief in God is vitally important, not just in show business, but stability in life. You know, to recognize deity is the most important thing that you can do. I mean, it comes to the Ten Commandments. They weren't ten suggestions. They were Ten Commandments. View Quote
Donny Osmond

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A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition. View Quote
Jose Bergamin

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A bell's not a bell 'til you ring it, A song's not a song 'til you sing it, Love in your heart wasn't put there to stay, Love isn't love 'til you give it away! View Quote
Oscar Hammerstein II

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A big part of making music is the discovery aspect, is the surprise aspect. That's why I think I'll always love sampling. Because it involves combining the music fandom: collecting, searching, discovering music history, and artifacts of recording that you may not have known existed and you just kind of unlock parts of your brain, you know? View Quote
Gotye

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A big part of my decision is not made about whether I'm able to coach in the NHL or if I'm ready to step up and take that challenge. Basically, it's about my family, it's about my children, and this is where my decision is going to have to be made. View Quote
Patrick Roy

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A big thing that gets people in trouble in the kitchen is not reading the recipe from start to finish before you cook it. Before you start anything, read through the entire recipe once. View Quote
Gail Simmons

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A bold reform agenda is our moral obligation. If we make the case effectively and win this November, then we will have the moral authority to enact the kind of fundamental reforms America has not seen since Ronald Reagan's first year. View Quote
Paul Ryan

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A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog. View Quote
Jack London

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A book burrows into your life in a very profound way because the experience of reading is not passive. View Quote
Erica Jong

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A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion. View Quote
Umberto Eco

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A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return. View Quote
Salman Rushdie

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A book is more than a verbal structure or series of verbal structures; it is the dialogue it establishes with its reader and the intonation it imposes upon his voice and the changing and durable images it leaves in his memory. A book is not an isolated being: it is a relationship, an axis of innumerable relationships. View Quote
Jorge Luis Borges

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A brain is a society of very small, simple modules that cannot be said to be thinking, that are not smart in themselves. But when you have a network of them together, out of that arises a kind of smartness. View Quote
Kevin Kelly

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A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting. View Quote
Helen Rowland

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A British pressing with a compilation of the best stuff really, I mean actually not only that but, these were all kind of semi hits for the people on it in America. View Quote
Eric Clapton

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A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars. View Quote
Henry David Thoreau

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A building is hard to judge. It takes many years to find out whether it works. It's not as simple as asking the people in the office whether they like it. View Quote
Helmut Jahn

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A cake is a very good test of an oven: if it browns too much on one side and not on the other, it's not your fault - you need to have your oven checked. View Quote
Delia Smith

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A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything. View Quote
Friedrich Nietzsche

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A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind. View Quote
Lewis Mumford

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A certain slightly cruel disregard for the feelings of living people is simply part of the package. I think a writer, if he's any good, is not an entirely benign entity in the world. View Quote
Michael Cunningham

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A certificate of live birth is not the same thing by any stretch of the imagination as a birth certificate. View Quote
Donald Trump

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A chair's function is not just to provide a place to sit; it is to provide a medium for self-expression. Chairs are about status, for example. Or signalling something about oneself. That's why the words chair, seat and bench have found themselves used to describe high status professions, from academia to Parliament to the law. View Quote
Evan Davis

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A changing environment will affect Alaska more than any other state, because of our location. I'm not one though who would attribute it to being man-made. View Quote
Sarah Palin

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A character who is thought-out is not born, he or she is contrived. A born character is round, a thought-out character is flat. View Quote
Rex Stout

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A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says 'I was beaten,' he does not say 'My men were beaten.' View Quote
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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A chief justice's authority is really quite limited, and the dynamic among all the justices is going to affect whether he can accomplish much or not. There is this convention of referring to the Taney Court, the Marshall Court, the Fuller Court, but a chief justice has the same vote that everyone else has. View Quote
John Roberts

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A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong. View Quote
Thomas Szasz

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A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi... has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for. View Quote
Thurgood Marshall

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A child does not notice the greatness and the beauty of nature and the splendor of God in his works. View Quote
Rudolf Otto

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A child who does not play is not a child, but the man who doesn't play has lost forever the child who lived in him and who he will miss terribly. View Quote
Pablo Neruda

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A child who does not think about what happens around him and is content with living without wondering whether he lives honestly is like a man who lives from a scoundrel's work and is on the road to being a scoundrel. View Quote
Jose Marti

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A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone. View Quote
Billy Graham

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A child's appetite for new toys appeal to the desire for ownership and appropriation: the appeal of toys comes to lie not in their use but in their status as possessions. View Quote
Christopher Lasch

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A child's geographic location, race or parent's income level should not predetermine their life's course and it's up to us to see that they don't. View Quote
Joe Manchin

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A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention. View Quote
Aldous Huxley

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A children's author on a soapbox is not a pleasant sight but I have become drawn into issues, slightly unwillingly, relating to young people, literacy and youth justice: just look at the number of young people we have locked up in prison, and the uselessness of it. View Quote
Anthony Horowitz

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A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints. View Quote
Pauline Phillips

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A church of dialogue in the contemporary world... a church, taking on the mission of Jesus, which is in the world not to judge humanity, but to love it and to save it. View Quote
Claudio Hummes

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A city is not gauged by its length and width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams. View Quote
Herb Caen

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A civilization in which there is not a continuous controversy about important issues is on the way to totalitarianism and death. View Quote
Robert Maynard Hutchins

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A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided for them. View Quote
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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A clean energy future is not a fantasy. View Quote
John Kerry

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A coalition with Tories and Liberal Democrats together is a golden opportunity to create the sort of planning reform that means not only can we have more environmentally sensitive planning, but we can have more homes and more schools. View Quote
Michael Gove

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A collection is not just one basic idea. It comes from something that is in the air, something you suddenly like and put down on paper and then work out. View Quote
Karl Lagerfeld

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