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  1.  I selected a small subset of my favorite quotes for you to name (identify) the author.  Have fun!
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  5. 1.      “I call architecture frozen music.” __________________
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  7. 2.      “Let spades be trumps! She said, and trumps they were.” ______________
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  9. 3.      “Brevity is the soul of wit.” ____________________
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  11. 4.      “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” ___________________
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  13. 5.      “We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.” __________________
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  15. 6.      “The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest till it has gained a hearing.” ________________________
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  17. 7.      “The highest intellects, like the tops of mountains, are the first to catch and to reflect the dawn.” ________________________
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  19. 8.      “A stand can be made against invasion by an army; no stand can be made against invasion by an idea.” _______________________
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  21. 9.      “An idea isn’t responsible for the people who believe in it.” ______________
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  23. 10. “Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” __________________
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  25. 11. “’Tis a lesson you should heed, / Try, try again.” ___________________
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  27. 12. “Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.” __________________
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  29. 13. “No nation was ever ruined by trade.” ______________________
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  31. 14. “Space isn’t remote at all.  It’s only an hour’s drive away if your car could go straight upwards.” ____________________________
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  33. 15. “Space – the final frontier.” ________________________
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  35. 16. “Give me a firm place to stand, and I will move the earth.” ______________
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  37. 17. “The original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate.” ___________________________
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  39. 18. “What is today supported by precedents will hereafter become a precedent.” _____________
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  41. 19. “An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered.  An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.” ______________
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  43. 20. “There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up.” _________
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  45. 21. “Music, when soft voices die, / Vibrates in the memory.” ___________
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  47. 22. “I propose to consider the question, ‘Can machines think?’” _________
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  49. 23. “Who has seen the wind? / Neither you nor I; / But when the trees bow down their heads, / The wind is passing by.” __________________
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  51. 24. “As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.” _______________
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  53. 25. “Why is philosophy so complicated?  It ought to be entirely simple.” _______
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  55. 26. “The history of the world is but the biography of great men.” ___________
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  57. Source: http://megasociety.org/noesis/168.htm
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