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The scientists at the end of the 19th century had people coming to them with this weird behaviour, and they didn't know what was going on but there seemed to be a similarity. They needed an answer, so they made up one.


Chester Brown


#answer #behaviour #century #coming #end

When they talk about family values, it's in a repressive way, as if our American tradition were only the Puritan tradition or the 19th century oppressive tradition. The Christian tradition.


James Hillman


#about #american #american tradition #century #christian

The family farm is the foundation for who we are as a Commonwealth. And for over a century, the family farm in Kentucky has centered around one crop: tobacco.


Jim Bunning


#centered #century #commonwealth #crop #family

How little those who are schoolgirls of today can realize what it was to be a schoolgirl in the fifties or the early sixties of the last century!


Mary A. Ward


#early #early sixties #fifties #how #last

We wouldn't think of going to our doctor and saying 'Treat me the way doctors treated people in the 19th Century', and yet that's what we're demanding in food production.


Nina Fedoroff


#century #demanding #doctor #doctors #food

And, I mean, I think poetry does need to be met to some extent, especially, I guess, 19th century poetry, and for me, it's just been so worth the effort. It's like I'm planting a garden in my head.


Jane Campion


#been #century #does #effort #especially

Until the 20th century it was generally assumed that a writer had said what he had to say in his works.


John Updike


#assumed #century #generally #had #his

For in this century, within the next decades, will be decided for generations whether all mankind is to become Communist, whether the whole world is to become free, or whether, in the struggle, civilization as we know it is to be completely destroyed or completely changed.


Whittaker Chambers


#century #changed #civilization #communist #completely

Anybody in the next centuries wanting to know what it was like to be a poet in the middle of the 20th century should read Kaddish.


Leslie Fiedler


#anybody #centuries #century #know #like

The major advances in speed of communication and ability to interact took place more than a century ago. The shift from sailing ships to telegraph was far more radical than that from telephone to email!


Noam Chomsky


#advances #ago #century #communication #email






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