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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

James Barnes

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The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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...James Barnes 1866 – 1936 You can always tell a Harvard man, but you can't tell him much. early 20th...

Alan Dershowitz

Alan Dershowitz (1938– )   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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...Alan Dershowitz 1938 –   Judges are the weakest link in our system of justice, and they are also the most protected. Newsweek , Feb. 20,...

Ada Louise Huxtable

Ada Louise Huxtable (1921– )   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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...Ada Louise Huxtable 1921 –   New York, thy name is irreverence and hyperbole. And grandeur. in The New York Times , July 20,...

Gilbert Seldes

Gilbert Seldes (1893–1970)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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...Gilbert Seldes 1893 – 1970 Comedy is the last refuge of the nonconformist mind. The New Republic , Dec. 20,...

Frank Zappa

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The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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...Frank Zappa 1940 – 93 Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible. quoted in New York magazine, June 20,...

Neil Armstrong

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The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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...Neil Armstrong 1930 –   That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind. disembarking from the Apollo 11 Eagle lunar lander, July 20,...

Bill Moyers

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The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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...Bill Moyers 1934 –   The delusional is no longer marginal. acceptance speech for Harvard Medical School's Global Environment Citizen Award., Dec. 6, 2004 Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous. in The New York Times , Mar. 20,...

Connie Rice

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The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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...Connie Rice Los Angeles is a first-rate third-world country. On an international measure of the disparity between incomes of rich and poor, Los Angeles took fourth place after Calcutta on Now PBS television Channel 13, Feb. 20,...

Hans Blix

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Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations (4 ed.)

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...Hans Blix 1928 –   Swedish diplomat We have not found any smoking guns. of weapons inspections in Iraq in Newsweek 20 January 2003 not found any smoking guns not found any smoking ...

Clarissa Eden

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Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations (4 ed.)

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...Clarissa Eden 1920 –   British wife of Anthony eden For the past few weeks I have really felt as if the Suez Canal was flowing through my drawing room. speech at Gateshead, 20 November 1956 Suez Canal through my ...

Buzz Aldrin

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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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...Buzz Aldrin 1930 –   American astronaut ; second man on the moon, following Neil armstrong Beautiful! Beautiful! Magnificent desolation. of the lunar landscape on the first moon walk, 20 July 1969 beautiful ! beautiful! magnificent desolation Magnificent ...

‘Buzz’ Aldrin

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...‘Buzz’ Aldrin ( Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jnr ) 1930 –   American astronaut ; second man on the moon after Neil armstrong Beautiful! Beautiful! Magnificent desolation. of the lunar landscape on the first moon walk, 20 July 1969 magnificent desolation Magnificent ...

Hans Blix

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...Hans Blix 1928 –   Swedish diplomat We have not found any smoking guns. of weapons inspections in Iraq in Newsweek 20 January 2003 not found any smoking guns not found any smoking ...

Joseph Hopkinson

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...Joseph Hopkinson 1770 – 1842 American politician Hail, Columbia! happy land! Hail, ye heroes! heaven-born band! ‘Hail, Columbia!’ in Porcupine's Gazette 20 April 1798 Hail, Columbia ! happy land heaven-born ...

Bernard Lovell

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...Bernard Lovell 1913 – 2012 English astronomer Youth is vivid rather than happy, but memory always remembers the happy things. in Times 20 August 1993 youth is vivid vivid rather than happy memory remembers the happy things remembers the happy ...

Ian Rankin

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...Ian Rankin 1960 –   Scottish novelist and crime writer We can't really demolish it until they finish building it. on the Scottish parliament building in Independent 20 July 2002 can't really demolish it until they finish finish building ...

Charles Roupell

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...Charles Roupell British lawyer To play billiards well is a sign of an ill-spent youth. attributed, in D. Duncan Life of Herbert Spencer (1908) ch. 20 play billiards well sign of an ill-spent ...

O. G. S. Crawford

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...G. S. O. G. S. Crawford 1886 – 1957 English archaeologist Field archaeology is an essentially English form of sport. Archaeology in the Field (1953) ch. 20 field archaeology is Field archaeology is English form of sport English form of ...

Christopher Hitchens

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...Christopher Hitchens 1949 – 2011 English -born American journalist and writer What can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence. in Slate Magazine 20 October 2003 asserted without evidence asserted without evidence dismissed without...

Claus Moser

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...Claus Moser 1922 – 2015 British statistician Education costs money, but then so does ignorance. speech to the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Swansea, 20 August 1990 education costs money Education costs money so does ...

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