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Perhaps the single most important element in mastering the techniques and tactics of racing is experience. But once you have the fundamentals, acquiring the experience is a matter of time.


Greg LeMond


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Of all the ways of acquiring books, writing them oneself is regarded as the most praiseworthy method. Writers are really people who write books not because they are poor, but because they are dissatisfied with the books which they could buy but do not like.


Walter Benjamin


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Slowly but surely, we are acquiring that famous culture of democracy, which is our objective.


Paul Biya


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We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking. In that race which daily hastens us towards death, the body maintains its irreparable lead.


Albert Camus


#before #body #daily #death #get

This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society.


David Hume


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But individuals and firms spend an enormous amount of resources acquiring information, which affects their beliefs; and actions of others too affect their beliefs.


Joseph Stiglitz


#actions #affect #affects #amount #beliefs

There is a way in which all writing is connected. In a second language, for example, a workshop can liberate the students' use of the vocabulary they're acquiring.


Marilyn Hacker


#connected #example #for example #language #liberate

There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge... observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination.


Denis Diderot


#collects #combination #combines #experimentation #facts

Al Qaeda operates by launching surprise attacks on civilian targets with the goal of massive casualties. Our only means for preventing future attacks, which could use WMDs, is by acquiring information that allows for pre-emptive action.


John Yoo


#action #al #allows #attacks #casualties

I was very adept at acquiring languages.


Anna Held


#adept #i #languages #very






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