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[T]he more clamour we make about 'the women's point of view', the more we r

[T]he more clamour we make about 'the women's point of view', the more we rub it into people that the women's point of view is different, and frankly I do not think it is -- at least in my job. The line I always want to take is, that there is the 'point o
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Peace first, sophistication later. Harmony first, luxury later.

Peace first, sophistication later. Harmony first, luxury later.
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All that is really necessary for survival of the fittest it seems is an i

All that is really necessary for survival of the fittest it seems is an interest in life good bad or peculiar.
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We become what we think; we don’t become what we don’t think about. When we

We become what we think; we don’t become what we don’t think about. When we think of a bigger picture, that’s what we get printed.
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Archive material is a fabulous starting point - individual documents are li

Archive material is a fabulous starting point - individual documents are like signposted roads, heading to a variety of intriguing possibilities.
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Where is it?" I asked, willing him to tell me.He laughed suddenly, and I co

Where is it?" I asked, willing him to tell me.He laughed suddenly, and I could hear the full-throated, grating sound of the white bear's laughter in it."East of the sun and west of the moon," he said.
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When in doubt, don't.

When in doubt, don't.
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I grew up in the Silicon Valley when it was a bunch of apricot groves, and

I grew up in the Silicon Valley when it was a bunch of apricot groves, and now it's this center of incredible activity. So I have this sense of what technology has done for this region, and I want to spread it to the world.
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Man does not necessarily begin with despotism because he is barbarous, but

Man does not necessarily begin with despotism because he is barbarous, but very often finds his way to despotism because he is civilised. He finds it because he is experienced; or, what is often much the same thing, because he is exhausted
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When a political opponent resorts to the racist card, it's a sure sign of m

When a political opponent resorts to the racist card, it's a sure sign of moral bankruptcy: there's no decent argument left in the armoury.
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We must be what we wish our children to be. They will form their characters

We must be what we wish our children to be. They will form their characters from ours.
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Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.

Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
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