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I seldom read anything that is not of a factual nature because I want to invest my time wisely in the things that will improve my life. Don't misunderstand; there is nothing wrong with reading purely for the joy of it. Novels have their place, but biographies of famous men and women contain information that can change lives.
Speech is the twin of my vision, it is unequal to measure itself, it provokes me forever, it says sarcastically, Walt you contain enough, why don't you let it out then?
The Federal Reserve has a responsibility to ensure the safety and soundness of financial institutions and to contain systemic risks in financial markets.
The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities.
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
True success has more components than one sentence or idea can contain.
Most sets of values would give rise to universes that, although they might be very beautiful, would contain no one able to wonder at that beauty.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
The drama is complete poetry. The ode and the epic contain it only in germ; it contains both of them in a state of high development, and epitomizes both.
The way the Beloved can fit in my heart, two thousand lives could fit in this body of mine. One kernel could contain a thousand bushels, and a hundred worlds pass through the eye of the needle.
Our intonations contain our philosophy of life, what each of us is constantly telling himself about things.
History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
There is hardly a pioneer's hut which does not contain a few odd volumes of Shakespeare. I remember reading the feudal drama of Henry V for the first time in a log cabin.
Alexis de Tocqueville
When you write down your life, every page should contain something no one has ever heard about.
The greatest artist has no conception which a single block of white marble does not potentially contain within its mass, but only a hand obedient to the mind can penetrate to this image.
The possibilities are infinite with new writing; every time you open a new script, there's no limit to what it might contain.
The telephone book is full of facts, but it doesn't contain a single idea.
All my stories are webs of style and none seems at first blush to contain much kinetic matter. For me style is matter.
Size is not a reality, but a construct of the mind; and space a construct to contain constructs.
Robert Anton Wilson
People often forget this - a vinyl album could only contain a maximum of 20 minutes per side!
The brains of humans contain a mechanism that is designed to give priority to bad news.
If we don't stop somewhere, if we don't accept an unhappy compromise, unhappy for both sides, if we don't learn how to unhappily coexist and contain our burned sense of injustice - if we don't learn how to do that, we end up in a doomed state.
It's art that pushes against psychological and social expectations, that tries to transform decay into something generative, that is replicative in a baroque way, that isn't about progress, and wants to - as Walt Whitman put it - 'contain multitudes.'
I'll tell you what I love doing more than anything: trying to pack myself in a small suitcase. I can hardly contain myself.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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