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Walter Benjamin

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No one ever confides a secret to one person only. No one destroys all copies of a document.
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You submitted a false document.
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Yes … the event that is described [in the budget document] is Divine Strake.
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We hope the document we signed today is the first of many with federal agencies.
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The Constitution is a document that should only be amended with great caution.
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Patriotism is an indispensable weapon in the defense of civilization against barbarism.
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We are not going to accept this document... unless there are fundamental changes.
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Record-keeping is important. Document everything you do.
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Truth metastasized into lurid fantasy.
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America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
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It has been said that civilization is twenty-four hours and two meals away from barbarism.
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He has an inherent right to review that document.
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Everyone knows there's no point in going to Luxembourg without seeing this document.
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The great artist is the man who most obviously succeeds in turning his pains to advantage, in lettin...
WALTER KAUFMANN
All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only...
WALTER BAGEHOT
God grant you the strength to fight off the temptations of surrender.
WALTER ANNENBERG
I shall participate, I shall contribute, and in so doing, I will be the gainer.
WALTER ANNENBERG
Adversity tests us from time to time and it is inevitable that this testing continues during life.
WALTER ANNENBERG
The test of character is having the ability to meet challenges.
WALTER ANNENBERG
In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated.
WALTER ANNENBERG
The greatest power is not money power, but political power.
WALTER ANNENBERG
Mine has been a concern for the people, a concern to maintain stability, a concern to get people wor...
WALTER WASHINGTON
I passed the Bar on the first shot, But I have never practiced law.
WALTER WAGER
The success of each of us benefits us all, and the success of us all benefits each of us individuall...
WALTER ULBRICHT
The victory of the working people over the exploiters and slave holders is at the same time the vict...
WALTER ULBRICHT
It is the most important contribution we can make to speeding up reunification.
WALTER ULBRICHT
There are people for whom Rangers Football Club is their entire way of life.
WALTER SMITH
Paper and ink are all but trash, if I cannot find the thought which the writer did think.
WALTER SMITH
Our works decay and disappear but God gentlest works stay looking down on the ruins we toil to rear.
WALTER SMITH
He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out o...
WALTER SCOTT
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above: For love is heaven, and ...
WALTER SCOTT
Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.
WALTER SCOTT
The necessity to conceptualise has to come very early on, and defining a vector of development for t...
WALTER SALLES
So I feel a responsibility to help first-time film-makers in Brazil, but also to increase the dialog...
WALTER SALLES
Also, there are now new laws in Brazil which create incentives for Argentine and Latin American film...
WALTER SALLES
There is no greater calling than to serve your fellow men. There is no greater contribution than to ...
WALTER REUTHER
Don't you see what's at stake here? The ultimate aim of all science to penetrate the unknown...
WALTER REISCH
Money isn't everything. Do you get married because of money? Do you have kids because of money?
WALTER PAYTON
I wanted to be a professional drummer.
WALTER PAYTON
Great passions may give us a quickened sense of life, ecstasy and sorrow of love, the various forms ...
WALTER PATER
One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he de...
WALTER PATER
Such discussions help us very little to enjoy what has been well done in art or poetry, to discrimin...
WALTER PATER
I started the business as a computer consulting business, which, coupled to my nickname, Scorpion, f...
WALTER O'BRIEN
Much of our brainpower goes unused, and many people could benefit greatly from optimizing their ment...
WALTER O'BRIEN
I've always had an abundance of material about the subjects of my biographies.
WALTER ISAACSON
And if you don't have your ears open, you're not going to be able to figure out what you sho...
WALTER ISAACSON
I wonder now how tough you have to be to get big things done.
WALTER ISAACSON
I think when money starts to corrupt journalism, it undermines the journalism, and it undermines the...
WALTER ISAACSON
Terrorism is a horrible thing that is the great threat to civilization on our planet.
WALTER ISAACSON