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Top 100 Quotes About Archives

#1. I get slightly obsessive about working in archives because you don't know what you're going to find. In fact, you don't know what you're looking for until you find it. - Author: Antony Beevor
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#2. I discovered 'The Shield' back around 2010, when the Archie superheroes were licensed to DC Comics. From there, I went back into the archives and discovered this whole universe of characters, and I was hooked. - Author: Adam Christopher
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#3. Oh, he's a sweet thing and I love him so--and I love life--and everything's beautiful! - Author: Cornelia Spelman
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#4. Usually, historical revelations come from days of legwork, ploughing through piles of letters and papers in archives or even private homes, looking for the telling phrase or letter that someone else has missed. - Author: Kate Williams
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#5. Natural selection is all about the differential success of rival DNA in getting itself transmitted vertically in the species archives. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#6. With our blogs and tweets, digital cameras, and unlimited-gigabyte e-mail archives, participation in the online culture now means creating a trail of always present, ever searchable, unforgetting external memories that only grows as one ages. - Author: Joshua Foer
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#7. Theatre is pure teleportation by means of suspension.
It's a voyage into the archives of the human imagination.
A passport to all what ifs. - Author: Natasha Tsakos
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#8. For inspiration you go to the archives, you go to things of the past, but you still need to be contemporary for today. You can never forget the time you're living in because the past is the past and it will never come back. - Author: Nicki Minaj
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#9. Absolutely nothing is as important as knowing who to trust. - Author: Radovan Kavicky
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#10. If you are working 50 hours a week in a factory, you don't have time to read 10 newspapers a day and go back to declassified government archives. But such people may have far-reaching insights into the way the world works. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#11. Research promoted by NARA within a major coalition of Federal and private sector research partners has at last demonstrated that an Electronic Records Archives can be built. - Author: Allen Weinstein
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#12. What's unique about [4chan] is that it's anonymous, and it has no memory. There's no archive, there are no barriers, there's no registration ... That's led to this discussion that's completely raw, completely unfiltered. - Author: Christopher Poole
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#13. Theory of public goods. Theory that if I take you euro (as an elected state government) and give fifty cents back... you will be happier and I will be satisfied. - Author: Radovan Kavicky
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#14. We turn our own lives into an information archive by storing all our emails, SMS, digital photos, and other digital traces of our existence. - Author: Lev Manovich
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#15. I am certainly influenced by certain post-structuralist traditions but also a number of other theoretical archives as well - including the brilliant work of Paulo Freire, Zygmunt Bauman, Loic Wacquant, Nancy Fraser, Tony Judt, and others. - Author: Henry Giroux
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#16. He walked slowly up and down the rows, glancing at titles and authors, hoping to find something useful. He was so intent in his search that he failed to notice the dark, hooded figure that entered the archives and stood silently in the doorway, watching him - Author: Drew Karpyshyn
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#17. It is an archive ... You probably get rooms like this in even the most modern of offices, like a rusty anchor chained to the past and with no purpose in life. - Author: Jose Saramago
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#18. First, we would reposition UPI by bringing it into the 21st century with new technology. And second would be to better utilize its assets, like the library and archives, which have terrific value. - Author: Leon Charney
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#19. I remembered that my grandfather had spent his teenage years in Shanghai and that he went back after he finished medical school to work there in a hospital. So I went back into my family archives and was able to find out his exact address; it was a street that was in the French Concession. - Author: Kevin Kwan
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#20. People can burn archives; people can destroy evidence, but to say that history is perishable, that historical evidence is perishable, is different than saying that history is subjective. - Author: Errol Morris
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#21. Language is the archives of history. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#22. Archives of Internal Medicine revealed that postmenopausal women who were put on statin drugs to lower their cholesterol had a nearly 48 percent increased risk of developing diabetes compared to those who weren't given the drug. - Author: David Perlmutter
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#23. It's going to be interesting to watch presidential elections in around 2040, when voters can dig up candidates' teenage angst pics and posts from old social media and discussion forum archives. - Author: Mikko Hypponen
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#24. Writers of historical fiction would be lost without libraries and archives. - Author: Ruta Sepetys
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#25. The dead cannot speak. But hitherto unknown information has emerged from the confidential archives of the Syrian presidency and foreign ministry, published in a new book by Bouthaina Shaaban, who spent ten years as Hafez's interpreter and is still an adviser to his son Bashar. - Author: Robert Fisk
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#26. The Disney archives, it's 84 years of history. The one way in which I feel I'm a kindred spirit with Walt Disney is that neither one of us ever throws anything away. He never threw anything away. - Author: Warren Spector
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#27. We may observe in some of the abrupt grounds we meet with, sections of great masses of strata, where it is as easy to read the history of the sea, as it is to read the history of Man in the archives of any nation. - Author: Jean-Andre De Luc
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#28. Typically your work will end up in a museum [after] you're dead. And maybe that's the function of a museum. It's an archive of your work after you're dead. - Author: Eric Drooker
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#29. I consider myself a writer who happens to write about history, rather than a historian. I was an English major in college. What I've learned about history is in the field, so to speak. Going into the archives and working with it directly. - Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
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#30. Occasionally a particular word or phrase in a letter or diary has sparked an entire plot - like an echo from history, still very alive. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#31. Brightness Markal! What a disaster that hairstyle is; how brave of you to show it to the world - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#32. I play a curator, the most American part you can think of. My work is to protect the Declaration of Independence. I work at the National Archives in Washington. - Author: Diane Kruger
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#33. The folding or doubling is itself a Memory: the 'absolute memory' or the memory of the outside, beyond the brief memory inscribed in strata and archives, beyond the relics remaining in the diagrams. - Author: Gilles Deleuze
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#34. Richmond has fallen - and I have no heart to write about it ... They are too many for us. Everythign lost in Richmond, even our archives. Blue-black is our horizon. - Author: Mary Boykin Chesnut
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#35. Without archives many stories of real people would be lost, and along with those stories, vital clues that allow us to reflect and interpret our lives today. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#36. A sociologist without an archive is like a person without a memory. - Author: Raisa Gorbacheva
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#37. Medieval illustrations of the mind from the fourteenth century depict memories like snakes feeding into the imagination and, long before this, both Aristotle and Galen described memories not as archives of our lives, but as tools for the imagination. - Author: Claudia Hammond
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#38. As a designer looking to the future, you don't want to get lost in the archives. - Author: Chris Benz
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#39. Journalists are pretty much like European union. They don't take 'no' as an answer. - Author: Radovan Kavicky
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#40. When I joined Gucci in 2002, I immediately wanted to make a research trip into the archives because I'd heard about how incredible they were, but I never had the opportunity to visit them. - Author: Frida Giannini
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#41. Over the last two years, I have been able to comb through The Prince's archives. I have been free to read his journals, diaries and many thousands of the letters. - Author: Jonathan Dimbleby
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#42. Hope for the best, plan for the worst, but also try to be prepared for the unexpected. - Author: Radovan Kavicky
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#43. A smile costs nothing but archives a lot. - Author: Abdulazeez Henry Musa
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#44. I woke up one day and I was like, "I don't have anything to save for myself for the future." That's when I started archiving things. I take four or five things that are really key to each collection, and I restore them or, in some cases, remake parts of them, and archive them. - Author: Jason Wu
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#45. So it was doing all this research or going to the archives or doing all these interviews or traveling, and then trying as much as I can to delete all of that research in a later draft so that all the reader cares about is the characters. - Author: Molly Antopol
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#46. While I've won five Junos, I've donated four of them to the National Archives in Ottawa. Which left my fifth Juno sitting, seemingly abandoned by its four family members, on my bookcase in my dining room. - Author: Dan Hill
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#47. I'm not precisely saying that a really good board meeting at the MLA (Museums, Libraries and Archives Coucil) makes me want to go and write poetry, but there is a pleasure in doing that sort of thing well. - Author: Andrew Motion
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#48. We know the Arts are the archives of our human history, the wind of invention and the heartbeat of humanity - Author: Natasha Tsakos
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#49. I don't know, this time it's really difficult. - Author: Mario Draghi
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#50. Above silence, the illuminating storms - dying storms - illuminate the silence above. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#51. It's important to have relationships with the people at the archives. - Author: Shola Lynch
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#52. Archive material is a fabulous starting point - individual documents are like signposted roads, heading to a variety of intriguing possibilities. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#53. I was asked a series of questions.
What did you see? Why are there no files in the video archives? How did the assassin escape?
I lied every time. - Author: Julio Alexi Genao
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#54. To me, reading through old letters and journals is like treasure hunting. Somewhere in those faded, handwritten lines there is a story that has been packed away in a dusty old box for years. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#55. I've found myself moved by letters and diaries in archives as well as trashy, summer blockbusters. It's possible to make a connection with any kind of writing - as long as the writing is good. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#56. The archives recall not one single incriminating incident, not one drunken escapade, not one reported affair, not one spat with a team-mate or reporter - As Matthew Parris wondered of Barack Obama in these pages recently, is he human? - Author: Michael Atherton
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#57. Gone is what happens when people stop asking, when all research has ceased, when no one contributes to the archives of a life or its extinction. - Author: Ellen Miller
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#58. Pretty soon, I'll be decomposing into phosphorous, calcium, and so on. Who else will you find to tell you the truth? All that's left are the archives. Pieces of paper. And the truth is... I worked at an archive myself, I can tell you first hand: paper lies even more than people do. - Author: Svetlana Alexievich
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#59. What's an archive, son? Is that anything like a closet? - Author: Redd Foxx
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#60. Bohemia is nothing more than the little country in which you do not live. If you try to obtain citizenship in it, at once the court and retinue pack the royal archives and treasure and move away beyond the hills. - Author: O. Henry
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#61. The concept of preserving history, collating full archives, making them as usable as possible so the public have access to them, I really feel that it allows the public an ability to engage with their own history. - Author: Sarah Harrison
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#62. I just love the days when you come out of the archives with half a dozen excellent descriptions or poignant accounts of personal experiences. - Author: Antony Beevor
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#63. You've traveled up ten thousand steps in search of the truth. So many days in the archives, copying, copying. The gravity of the Tang and the profundity of the Sung make heavy baggage. Here! I've picked you a bunch of wild flowers. Their meaning is the same but they're much easier to carry. - Author: Hsu Yun
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#64. On a very personal level, I have fond memories of spending a lot of time in the Library of Congress working on my collection of poems 'Native Guard.' I was there over a summer doing research in the archives and then writing in the reading room at the Jefferson building. - Author: Natasha Trethewey
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#65. Blazing Night decided to travel to Europe to collect the information that was not on the net, some of it was hidden in old archives and cemeteries. - Author: J.M.K. Walkow
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#66. People like to be shown around archives. I don't know why. I'm in the business, but one row of shelves stuffed with manila files looks much like another. - Author: V.T. Davy
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#67. We are the only species on the planet, so far as we know, to have invented a communal memory stored neither in our genes nor in our brains. The warehouse of this memory is called the library - Author: Carl Sagan
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#68. I love this idea of the body as a trauma archive! - Author: Heidi Julavits
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#69. Everyone keeps asking you for pictures, and after a while you get tired of that. I always say, They are in the archives. - Author: Annie Leibovitz
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#70. As historians, we spend days in archives, gazing at account books. We train would-be historians in the arts of deciphering letters and documents, early Latin, scribal handwriting, medieval French. - Author: Kate Williams
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#71. So the story of Wild Fox Kang's attempted coup and murder of Cixi lay in darkness and obscurity for nearly a century, until the 1980s, when Chinese scholars discovered in Japanese archives the testimony of the designated killer, Bi, which established beyond doubt the existence of the plot. - Author: Jung Chang
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#72. I have a company that is not Microsoft, called Corbis. Corbis is the operation that merged with Bettman Archives. It has nothing to do with Microsoft. It was intentionally done outside of Microsoft because Microsoft isn't interested. - Author: Bill Gates
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#73. If you're going to download an MP3, as a recording, it's sort of like an archive of something that has happened - that has a beginning and an end and can be released. The infiniteness escaped. - Author: Tristan Perich
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#74. It's really fine that you found a good archivist to do the basically difficult and at times harrowing work of cleaning out old papers. I hope you keep her digging into all the old boxes as long as there is ONE left. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#75. Today with the Internet, I search for film and video archives online. It's an ever-growing moveable visual feast of delicacies from all around the world. - Author: Elisa Kreisinger
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#76. But you weren't born," I tell him. "I wrote an algorithm based on the Linux operating kernel. You're an open-source search engine married to a dialog bot and a video compiler. The program scrubs the Web and archives a person's images and videos and data - everything you say, you've said before." For - Author: Adam Johnson
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#77. We are digital archives of the African Pliocene, even of Devonian seas; walking repositories of wisdom out of the old days. You could spend a lifetime reading in this ancient library and die unsated by the wonder of it. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#78. This lot won't suffer you forever.I wouldn't see you dead by their knives; I see a fine man within you Wit."
"Yes, He tasted quite delicious. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#79. Archive material is vital to the writer of historical fiction. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#80. All the stories in 'The UnAmericans' required interviews, travel, hours and hours in the archives. All of that stuff is so important in the beginning, but I reach a point where I have to shuck it away. - Author: Molly Antopol
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#81. A person archives self-realization by engaging in deliberate contemplative acts that serve to unify of all aspects of the self. To deny part of the self, a person risks spiritual decay. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#82. Weddings are great, but they mostly end up in marriages and that is the problem. - Author: Radovan Kavicky
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#83. Research. Government archives. Detective work. Few lucky guesses. Easy. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#84. History makes my mouth water - and that is as much because of the voids in what documentation remains as what is set in stone. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#85. Well, they've come a long way. To think that he now could access a secret document held in the Vatican archives, via electronic technology. - Author: Peter J. Tanous
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#86. It is to have a compulsive, repetitive, and nostalgic desire for the archive, an irrepressible desire to return to the origin, a homesickness, a nostalgia for the return to the most archaic place of absolute commencement - Author: Jacques Derrida
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#87. Social Networking that matters is helping people archive their goals. Doing it reliably and repeatability so that over time people have an interest in helping you achieve your goals. - Author: Seth Godin
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#88. I read round the subject, I make a skeleton outline, and then I start work in the relevant archives. During the marshaling of the material, I copy the material from each archive file across to the relevant chapter in the skeleton outline. - Author: Antony Beevor
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#89. Archives exist because there's something that can't necessarily be articulated. Something is said in the gaps between all the information. - Author: Taryn Simon
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#90. The Carnegie Foundation is well aware of the fact that their reports frequently find their way to dusty archives in academic institutions, but occasionally people pick up a segment of a report and act upon it. - Author: C. Everett Koop
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#91. I take pleasure in working with the non-art photographs that reside in public archives, essentially authorless and owned by the world itself, because I find the world of fine art photography to be pretty silly and pretentious. - Author: Michael Light
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#92. Having a person of Dr. Berthiaume's calibre leading Library and Archives Canada will be a solid asset to the organization. His extensive experience in the management of large cultural organizations and his strong leadership are important qualifications for this position. - Author: Shelly Glover
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#93. Theatre is a voyage into the archives of the human imagination - Author: Natasha Tsakos
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#94. I do make some drawings for wall pieces. I do work out some ideas for large-scale wall pieces where I have to organize words or get proportions right. I do keep them in my files. Not an exhibit or a show; just as part of my records, my archives. - Author: Robert Barry
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#95. I think in most companies you're surrounded by the past. You may have a Web site or archives or a lobby that sort of shows off your work of the past. The future is not as tangible. - Author: Harry West
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#96. The expectations of civilized society should afford all the protection a person needs. But that armor is rendered as thin as a tissue when one is dealing with the uncivilized. -Bene Gesserit Archives - Author: Brian Herbert
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#97. I realized the importance of archiving. So I save key pieces from my collections, as well as any red-carpet things that become iconic. I always ask for that stuff back. I'm like, "It's going in my archives." - Author: Jason Wu
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#98. I'm accustomed to reading Georgian and Victorian letters and sometimes you simply know in your gut that a blithe sentence is covering up a deeper emotion. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#99. Somewhere in the archives of crudest instinct is recorded the truth that it is better to be endangered and free than captive and comfortable. - Author: Tom Robbins
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#100. I missed my entrance in a production of 'Blade to the Heat' at Thick Description in San Francisco. I came into the scene very late and hugged the punching bag. I had no idea what to do! Unfortunately, that mishap was recorded for archives at UC Berkeley. It goes down in history. - Author: Colman Domingo
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