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    A movie camera is like having someone you have a crush on watching you from afar - you pretend it's not there. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    Age is a very high price to pay for maturity. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    Back in the East you can't do much without the right papers, but with the right papers you can do anything The believe in papers. Papers are power. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    Eternity's a terrible thought. I mean, where's it all going to end? Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    Get me inside any boardroom and I'll get any decision I want. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    Good things, when short, are twice as good. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    It is better to be quotable than to be honest. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    It is not hard to understand modern art. If it hangs on a wall it's a painting, and if you can walk around it it's a sculpture. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    It's not the voting that's democracy; it's the counting. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    James Joyce - an essentially private man who wished his total indifference to public notice to be universally recognized. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    Life in a box is better than no life at all... I expect. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    Life is a gamble, at terrible odds - if it was a bet you wouldn't take it. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    Maturity is a high price to pay for growing up. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    My work always tried to unite the true with the beautiful; but when I had to choose one or the other, I usually chose the beautiful. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering. Tom-StoppardTom Stoppard
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    The bad end unhappily, the good unluckily. That is what tragedy means. Tom-Stoppard/">Tom Stoppard
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    The days of the digital watch are numbered. Tom-Stoppard/">Tom Stoppard
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    The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe - responsibility without power, the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages. Tom-Stoppard/">Tom Stoppard
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    The media. It sounds like a convention of spiritualists. Tom-Stoppard/">Tom Stoppard
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    We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain. Tom-Stoppard/">Tom Stoppard
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    We're actors. We're the opposite of people. Tom-Stoppard/">Tom Stoppard