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Film will only become an art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and paper.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

You cant publish a paper on physics without the full experimental data and results; that should be the standard in journalism.

Julian Paul Assange

Laws are a fine thing on paper, but painful when no bribery can ease their bind.

Paolo Bacigalupi

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward.

Amelia Earhart

Every one should keep a mental waste-paper basket and the older he grows the more things he will consign to it torn up to irrecoverable tatters.

Samuel Butler

Obviously, the answer to oil spills is to paper-train the tankers

Nader, Ralph

A little instruction in the elements of chartographya little practice in the use of the compass and the spirit level, a topographical map of the town common, an excursion with a road mapwould have given me a fat round earth in place of my paper ghost.

Mary Antin

Government is the only institution that can take a valuable commodity like paper, and make it worthless by applying ink.

Ludwig Von Mises

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.

Maya Angelou

Gentleman. A man who buys two of the same morning paper from the doorman of his favorite nightclub when he leaves with his girl.

Marlene Dietrich

Money, again, has often been a cause of the delusion of the multitudes. Sober nations have all at once become desperate gamblers, and risked almost their existence upon the turn of a piece of paper.

Charles Mackay

A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.

Samuel Goldwyn

It is not necessary to imagine the world ending in fire or ice. There are two other possibilities: one is paper work, and the other is nostalgia.

Frank Zappa

A man writes to throw off the poison which he has accumulated because of his false way of life. He is trying to recapture his innocence, yet all he succeeds in doing (by writing) is to inoculate the world with a virus of his disillusionment. No man would set a word down on paper if he had the courage to live out what he believed in.

Henry Miller

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