Curiosity Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Curiosity

#1. Why should we subsidize intellectual curiosity? - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#2. What I have learned from my own experience is that the most important ingredients in a child's education are curiosity, interest, imagination, and a sense of the adventure of life. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#3. Provide lots of opportunities for children's natural curiosity to manifest itself. With very young children, our role is one of supporter and guide. - Author: Lilian Katz
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#4. I do have a peripatetic and active intellectual curiosity. - Author: Guy Kawasaki
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#5. Everything is material for the seed of happiness, if you look into it with inquisitiveness and curiosity. The future is completely open, and we are writing it moment to moment. There always is the potential to create an environment of blame -or one that is conducive to loving-kindness. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#6. I have encountered on this long road an enthusiasm for an Irishness which will be built on recognising again those sources from which spring the best of our reason and curiosity. - Author: Michael D. Higgins
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#7. Kids are never the problem. They are born scientists. The problem is always the adults. They beat the curiosity out of kids. They outnumber kids. They vote. They wield resources. That's why my public focus is primarily adults. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#8. The wish to travel seems to me characteristically human: the desire to move, to satisfy your curiosity or ease your fears, to change the circumstances of your life, to be a stranger, to make a friend, to experience an exotic landscape, to risk the unknown.. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#9. Curiosity and even though Dumbledore had walked to the door - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#10. There are those who seek knowledge for the sake of knowledge; that is Curiosity.
There are those who seek knowledge to be known by others; that is Vanity.
There are those who seek knowledge in order to serve; that is Love. - Author: Bernard Of Clairvaux
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#11. I'm sorry. I can't serve him that item," the waitress said, only somewhat surprising her since she had a pretty good idea why.
"Why not?" she found herself asking anyway out of curiosity to see if she was right.
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"Because he's a Bradford," the woman explained with a shrug. - Author: R.L. Mathewson
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#12. People die when curiosity goes. - Author: Graham Swift
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#13. The only way to learn new things is to ask questions and be curious. Find the people who inspire your curiosity because those are the ones you will most learn from. - Author: James Altucher
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#14. The world shall retire from me before I shall retire from the world. John Quincy Adams - Author: Paul C. Nagel
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#15. Worlds can be found by a child and an adult bending down and looking together under the grass stems or at the skittering crabs in a tidal pool. - Author: Mary Catherine Bateson
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#16. In nature, golden illustrations lie upon the surface. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#17. The shape of evil is much more superficiality and blindness than the usual list of hot sins. God hides, and is found, precisely in the depths of everything. - Author: Richard Rohr
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#18. Why? is the boy's motto, why does, why is, why not? Food, weather, time, fires, sea and season, clothes and cars and people; it's all grist to the mill of why. - Author: Keri Hulme
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#19. How often have wonder and curiosity led men toward certain death? How many men have been condemned for turning right instead of left? - Author: Wendy S. Russo
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#20. Children rarely want to know who their parents were before they were parents, and when age finally stirs their curiosity, there is no parent left to tell them. - Author: Russell Baker
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#21. It's about running wild in a field of exclamation points chasing question marks - Author: Natasha Tsakos
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#22. Curiosity began my journey, which led to regret, which brings me always to wonder and dedication. - Author: Christopher Cokinos
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#23. War affected my family a lot, and I was quite curious about it. I first went off to war in the early 90's as a journalist, partly out of curiosity and partly because I needed a career. War reporting has been very glamorous and exciting, and everything else that young men like. - Author: Sebastian Junger
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#24. As I often tell my students, the two most important phrases in therapy, as in yoga, are "Notice that" and "What happens next?" Once you start approaching your body with curiosity rather than with fear, everything shifts. - Author: Bessel A. Van Der Kolk
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#25. Animals manifestly enjoy excitement, and suffer from annul and may exhibit curiosity. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#26. Individual curiosity, often working without practical ends in mind, has always been a driving force for innovation. - Author: Frederick Seitz
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#27. You want to marry me?" Xavier asked, and I saw some faces turn toward u in curiosity. "I was thinking we'd start slow and see where things went, but hey, what the hell! - Author: Alexandra Adornetto
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#28. She reminded herself bitterly that this was what curiosity had bought her: fifty keystones for a singer who refused to sing, a friend who wasn't her friend, some one who was hers and yet would never be hers. - Author: Marie Rutkoski
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#29. Be interested yourself, and you will interest others. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#30. Curiosity is only vanity. We usually only want to know something so that we can talk about it. - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#31. A 'white' kid that asks too many questions is called *curious.* A 'black' kid that asks too many questions is called *forward.* - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#32. Curiosity did NOT kill the cat; conventionality did. - Author: Lisa Laird DiRosso
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#33. An understanding of the natural world and what's in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment. - Author: David Attenborough
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#34. I am a sort of collector of religions: and the curious thing is that I find I can believe in them all. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#35. How to be a great teacher:
Know your students.
Know your subject.
Make it relevant.
Teach in an organized place, in an organized way.
Encourage curiosity.
Ask the questions: Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?
Time is priceless.
Care. - Author: Dee Henderson
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#36. At home the bookshelves connected heaven and earth. - Author: Lisel Mueller
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#37. We need to know not only what is done but what is purposed and said by those who shape the destines of states and realms." Horace Greeley - Author: Harold Holzer
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#38. Anyone can memorize facts and figures. The real way to learn anything is to go out and experience it. Let your curiosity lead you. - Author: Will Ferrell
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#39. Deep down within anyone there's a flame that maybe had gone dormant that can be fanned or ignited in case it had blown out. This is the flame of curiosity, the flame of wonder, of awe, of all the things that make you want to learn something more tomorrow than you knew today. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#40. For every curiosity headline that succeed in getting results, a dozen will fail. - Author: John Caples
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#41. If he could not go out into the world, the world could come to him. - Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin
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#42. It may seem an easy task to disregard a secret but secrets are like splinters beneath the flesh, the infection spreads and spreads and then the limb turns gangrenous and must be sawn away, all for the sake of a sliver of wood. - Author: Keith Miller
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#43. The Bible was written not to satisfy your curiosity but to help you conform to Christ's image. Not to make you a smarter sinner but to make you like the Saviour. Not to fill your head with a collection of biblicalfacts but to transform your life. - Author: Howard G. Hendricks
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#44. You're never going to learn something as profoundly as when it's purely out of curiosity - Author: Christopher Nolan
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#45. I think physicists are the Peter Pans of the human race. They never grow up and they keep their curiosity. - Author: Isidor Isaac Rabi
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#46. Kids are naturally curious about what they don't know, or don't understand, or what is foreign to them. They only learn to be frightened of those differences when an adult influences them to behave that way and censors that natural curiosity. - Author: Aimee Mullins
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#47. Curiosity is very important I think, and I think too much of education, starting with childhood education, is either designed to kill curiosity or it works out that way anyway. - Author: Myles Horton
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#48. It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#49. Martin Luther was a thoroughly educated man but he wore this lightly. His sermons were littered with only examples and improving tales, drawing equally from the fables of Aesop and the follies of life he observed all around him. - Author: Andrew Pettegree
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#50. For the chief malady of man is restless curiosity about things which he cannot understand; and it is not so bad for him to be in error as to be curious to no purpose. - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#51. Abraham Maslow, I present to you Augustus Waters, whose existential curiosity dwarfed that of his well-fed, well-loved, healthy brethren. - Author: John Green
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#52. Never lose a holy curiosity. Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value. He is considered successful in our day who gets more out of life than he puts in. But a man of value will give more than he receives. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#53. I'm interested in how we define things by how we choose to observe them, and how everywhere in our lives, and in every moment we experience, there are forces at work that we don't fully understand. Couple this curiosity with a love of portraiture painting, and that's how this project was born. - Author: Oliver Jeffers
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#54. There comes that phase in life when, tired of losing, you decide to stop losing, then continue losing. Then you decide to really stop losing, and continue losing. The losing goes on and on so long you begin to watch with curiosity, wondering how low you can go. - Author: George Saunders
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#55. [In school] I encountered authority of a different kind than I had ever encountered before, and I did not like it. And they really almost got me. They came close to really beating any curiosity out of me. - Author: Steve Jobs
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#56. But it was a dreadful kind of curiosity, the kind that makes you peek through your fingers during the scariest parts of a scary movie. - Author: Stephen King
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#57. It is simply this: do not tire, never lose interest, never grow indifferent - lose your invaluable curiosity and you let yourself die. It's as simple as that. - Author: Tove Jansson
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#58. Those two wholesome defects of the French people, malice and curiosity, both of which are essential to its greatness. - Author: Marthe Bibesco
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#59. I have a natural curiosity for people. - Author: Nicholas Haslam
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#60. A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education. - Author: Smiley Blanton
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#61. Curiosity's primal. Our senses scan our surroundings, alerting us most urgently about sudden change. Useful, that. Change can mean opportunity. It can mean danger. Finding lunch or being lunch. We're hard-wired to notice the unexpected, then take action. - Author: Julie Czerneda
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#62. I'm consumed with curiosity because if I know Dirk, he probably sent his family a two-tine note - "I'm getting married. I'll be there in a week," - and no further explanation whatsoever."
Skif laughed, and admitted that that was just about what Dirk had written, word for word. - Author: Mercedes Lackey
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#63. Curiosity is the origin of knowledge. Experience is the origin of wisdom. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#64. Without vanity, without coquetry, without curiosity, in a word, without the fall, woman would not be woman. Much of her grace is in her frailty. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#65. Yes is too obvious,may be always incubates curiosity - Author: Pushpa Rana
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#66. ...use design as a secret disguise to infiltrate whatever world you want to go into. If you do that over and over again, and then translate that interest and curiosity into the work that you're doing, you'll do great. - Author: Michael Bierut
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#67. Being curious is the most important part of being a journalist. It might be the most important part of being anything. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#68. It's the process of losing oneself in the jungle that makes science worth doing. - Author: Joao Magueijo
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#69. Curiosity begins as an act of tearing to pieces or analysis. - Author: Samuel Alexander
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#70. Ignorance; lack of knowledge or lack of curiosity. - Author: Roberto Llamas
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#71. Sometimes heroism is nothing more than patience, curiosity, and a refusal to panic. - Author: Leif Enger
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#72. Remind yourself daily to spend more time being interested then interesting. - Author: Jason Jennings
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#73. Study cannot happen until we are subject to the subject. - Author: Richard J. Foster
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#74. A storyteller, a displaced poet, will absorb reading differently. - Author: Richard Brookhiser
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#75. I don't find myself interesting as a person and the details I find boring, quite frankly. You could sum it up in a few words or sentences really: came from nothing. Self-educated. Luck. Energy. Curiosity. Ambition. That's it. Nothing at all can illuminate the work as far as I can tell. - Author: Peter Ackroyd
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#76. But it isn't true," Orville responded emphatically, "to say we had no special advantages . . . the greatest thing in our favor was growing up in a family where there was always much encouragement to intellectual curiosity. - Author: David McCullough
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#77. Life is not all sunshine, but yet I would willingly consent to live ten centuries out of pure curiosity!" That - Author: Jules Verne
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#78. It's probably a form of childish curiosity that keeps me going as a fiction writer. I ... want to open everybody's bureau drawers and see what they keep in there. I'm nosy. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#79. Physiological experiment on animals is justifiable for real investigation, but not for mere damnable and detestable curiosity. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#80. I do not know what got me interested in technology. What was very clear to me very early on was that I was not interested in religion and that naturally increased my curiosity about science and technology, and I fundamentally believe the two are conflicting. - Author: Vinod Khosla
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#81. Scientific progress on a broad front results from the free play of free intellects, working on subjects of their own choice, in the manner dictated by their curiosity for exploration of the unknown. - Author: Vannevar Bush
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#82. Angelina leaned forward as Sara pulled Miki back to her, You know what they say about curiosity? That it stabbed the annoying biker girl over and over and over again until she spit up blood. - Author: Shelly Laurenston
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#83. We need to learn ourselves before we can understand what really annoys us! - Author: Auliq Ice
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#84. Children are notoriously curious about everything, everything except ... the things people want them to know. It then remains for us to refrain from forcing any kind of knowledge upon them, and they will be curious about everything. - Author: Floyd Dell
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#85. It's part of a writer's job to be nosy about everything. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#86. Curiosity did not kill the cat all by itself. - Author: Laird Barron
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#87. The pursuit of curiosity about the basic facts of nature has proven, with few exceptions throughout the history of medical science, to be the route by which the successful drugs and devices of modern medicine were discovered. - Author: Arthur Kornberg
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#88. Intellectual curiosity about one's own illness is certainly born of a desire for mastery. If I couldn't cure myself, perhaps I could at least begin to understand myself. - Author: Siri Hustvedt
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#89. With Charles Woods, it was the first time I had ever seen tissue from a dead person used to save a human life. It piqued my curiosity. - Author: Joe Murray
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#90. Curiosity is a gift, a capacity of pleasure in knowing, which if you destroy, you make yourself cold and dull. - Author: John Ruskin
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#91. His mysterious resources had awakened in her a curiosity that was difficult to resist, but she had never imagined that curiosity was one of the many masks of love. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#92. I've tried everything. I can say to you with confidence, I know a fair amount about LSD. I've never been a social user of any of these things, but my curiosity has carried me into a lot of interesting areas. - Author: Dan Rather
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#93. He wanted AFFIRMATION rather than INFORMATION. - Author: Barbara W. Tuchman
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#94. I've grown more OK with mystery as I've gotten older. - Author: Matt Chandler
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#95. No one is is sure of his premise as the man who knows too little. - Author: Barbara W. Tuchman
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#96. People often say that I'm curious about too many things at once ... But can you really forbid a man from harbouring a desire to know and embrace everything that surrounds him? - Author: Alexander Von Humboldt
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#97. A playful mind is inquisitive, and learning is fun. If you indulge your natural curiosity and retain a sense of fun in new experience, I think you'll find it functions as a sort of shock absorber for the bumpy road ahead. - Author: Bill Watterson
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#98. Survival is for the human animal; fear the motivation. For the spiritual being survival is irrelevant. Curiosity, compassion and creativity are the name of the game; unconditional love the motivation. - Author: Peter Shepherd
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#99. The curiosity of cats is, like their affection, of a purity and intensity rarely seen in humans. We would be jaded when faced with the fiftieth paper bag. Not so our cats. - Author: Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
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#100. Businessmen go down with their businesses because they like the old way so well they cannot change. - Author: Henry Ford
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