If you were going to choose a way of making your way in this world and a place to start from, you might not choose poetry and you might not choose Huddersfield.

Simon Armitage

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Max Frisch Jealousy is the fear of comparison.
Ellie Goulding I was the first person to go to university from my family.
Peter Lewis Allen Was this an old disease, and, if so, which one? If it was new, what did that say about the state of medical knowledge? And in any case, how could physicians make sense of it?
Cameron Diaz I can't wait to be that age and hanging out with a bunch of people hanging out all day playing golf and going to the beach, all my own age. We'd be laughing and having a good time and getting loopy on our prescription drugs. Driving golf carts around. I can't wait.
Carl Sandburg I doubt if you can have a truly wild party without liquor.
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Sophocles Not even old age knows how to love death.
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Eric Hoffer The game of history is usually played by the best and the worst over the heads of the majority in the middle.
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Jose Saramago I am traveling less in order to be able to write more. I select my travel destinations according to their degree of usefulness to my work.
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Marie Curie In science, we must be interested in things, not in persons.
Louis Kahn A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable.

Simon Armitage

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