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In the U.S. you have to be a deviant or exist in extreme boredom...Make no mistake all intellectuals are deviants in the U.S.
– William Seward Burroughs
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In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. That is what makes America what it is.
– Gertrude Stein, The Geographical History of America (1936)
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In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. This is what makes America what it is.
– Gertrude Stein
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In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. This is what makes American what it is.
– Gertrude Stein
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In the United States today, we have more than our share of nattering nabobs of negativism.
– Spiro Agnew
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In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism. They have formed their own 4H Clubthe hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
– Spiro Agnew
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In the United States, doing good has come to be, like patriotism, a favorite device of persons with something to sell.
– H.L. Mencken
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in the university I am a wild man; in the wilds I am a scholar and a poet
– J. Frank Dobie
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In the unlikely story that is America, there's never been anything false about hope.
– Barack Obama
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In the usual (though certainly not in every) public decision on economic policy, the choice is between courses that are almost equally good or equally bad. It is the narrowest decisions that are most ardently debated. If the world is lucky enough to enjoy peace, it may even one day make the discovery, to the horror of doctrinaire free-enterprisers and doctrinaire planners alike, that what is called capitalism and what is called socialism are both capable of working quite well.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
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In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources.
– Alexander Hamilton
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In the vast reaches of the dry, cold night, thousands of stars were constantly appearing, and their sparkling icicles, loosened at once, began to slip gradually toward the horizon.
– Albert Camus
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In the very darkness of a stupid society, even a little candle deserves a great honour!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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In the whole vast dome of living nature there reigns an open violence, a kind of prescriptive fury which arms all the creatures to their common doom: as soon as you leave the inanimate kingdom you find the decree of violent death inscribed on the very frontiers of life.
– Joseph de Maistre
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In the whole wretched business there was something generous that was doing its best to flower.
– J. M. Coetzee, Disgrace (novel)
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In the wilderness of life, happiness is looking for you in the jungles of dreams and desires, in the beauty of shrubs and flowers, in the span of sadness and kindness, in the deepness of hearts and minds.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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In the woods is perpetual youth.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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In the word of no master am I bound to believe.
– Horace
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in the words of Trini; you were the first to lose #joes coming
– isaac hanson
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in the words of Trini; you were the first to lose #joes coming
– isaac hanson
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In the works of man, everything is as poor as its author; vision is confined, means are limited, scope is restricted, movements are labored, and results are humdrum.
– Joseph de Maistre
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In the works of the better poets you get the sensation that they're not talking to people any more, or to some seraphical creature. What they're doing is simply talking back to the language itself --as beauty, sensuality, wisdom, irony --those aspects of language of which the poet is a clear mirror. Poetry is not an art or a branch of art, it's something more. If what distinguishes us from other species is speech, then poetry, which is the supreme linguistic operation, is our anthropological, indeed genetic, goal. Anyone who regards poetry as an entertainment, as a read, commits an anthropological crime, in the first place, against himself.
– Joseph Brodsky
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In the world of human thought generally, and in physical science particularly, the most important and fruitful concepts are those to which it is impossible to attach a well-defined meaning.
– H. A. Kramers
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In the world of miracles, you ask the impossible.
– Gavriil Stiharul
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In the world we live in everything militates in favor of things that have not yet happened, of things that will never happen again.
– AndrĂ© Breton
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