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Notice the difference between ...

Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, I have failed three times, and what happens when he says, I am a failure.

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Definitions, contrary to popul...

Definitions, contrary to popular opinion, tell us nothing about things. They only describe people's linguistic habits; that is, they tell us what noises people make under what conditions.

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You guys are both saying the s...

You guys are both saying the same thing. The only reason you're arguing is because you're using different words.

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It is not true that we have on...

It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish.

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In a very real sense, people w...

In a very real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read.

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Good teachers never say anythi...

Good teachers never say anything. What they do is create the conditions under which learning takes place.

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Notice the difference between ...

Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, I have failed three times, and what happens when he says, I am a failure.

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Few people...have had much tra...

Few people...have had much training in listening. The training of most oververbalized professional intellectuals is in the opposite direction. Living in a competitive culture, most of us are most of the time chiefly concerned with getting our own views across, and we tend to find other people's speeches a tedious interruption of the flow of our own ideas.

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Republicans are people who, if...

Republicans are people who, if you were drowning 50 feet from shore, would throw you a 25-foot rope and tell you to swim the other 25 feet because it would be good for your character. Democrats would throw you a hundred-foot rope and then walk away looking for other good deeds to do.

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Ever since man began to till t...

Ever since man began to till the soil and learned not to eat the seed grain but to plant it and wait for harvest, the postponement of gratification has been the basis of a higher standard of living and of civilization.

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How anybody dresses is indicat...

How anybody dresses is indicative of his self-concept. If students are dirty and ragged, it indicates they are not interested in tidying up their intellects either.

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The traditional educational th...

The traditional educational theory is to the effect that the way to bring up children is to keep them innocent (i.e., believing in biological, political, and socioeconomic fairy tales) as long as possible ... that students should be given the best possible maps of the territories of experience in order that they may be prepared for life, is not as popular as might be assumed.

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"Танец будущего" Айседоры Дункан

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Айседора Дункан, великая танцовщица, жена поэта Сергея Есенина вошла в историю не просто как танцовщица, она по праву считается реформатором танца. Ее движения рождались из музыки и эти пластичные дви...

Как снимали "Приключения Буратино"

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Почему Фаина Раневская отказалась от роли черепахи Тортиллы, что больше всего пугало на съемках исполнителя главной роли Диму Иосифова, как страдал Пьеро и почему режиссер не мог подобрать актера на р...

Прощай, Женя Лукашин!

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18 февраля не стало еще одного замечательного актера, которого мы помним и любим по многим фильмам, но почему-то при упоминании его имени приходят сразу на ум только две картины: "Ирония судьбы, или С...