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«[Walter Burns is] the archetypal managing editor-ruthless, self-righteous, manipulative, downright maniacal if it means an exclusive, especially one that it can congratulate itself for on its own front page.»
Author: Jay Carr
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«Be damn sure before you get off the ferris wheel, because there are twenty-two perky and ruthless women waiting to get on.»
«A man has to be Joe McCarthy to be called ruthless. All a woman has to do is put you on hold.»
«Chess is ruthless: you've got to be prepared to kill people.»
«[The biographer] must be as ruthless as a board meeting smelling out embezzlement, as suspicious as a secret agent riding the Simplon-Orient Express, as cold-eyed as a pawnbroker viewing a leaky concertina.»
Author: Paul Murray Kendall
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«If peace is equated simply with the absence of war, it can become abject pacifism that turns the world over to the most ruthless.»
«I realized that one gets nowhere unless one talks to people about the things they know. The na?ve person does not appreciate what an insult it is to talk to one's fellows about anything that is unknown to them. They pardon such ruthless behavior only in a writer, journalist or poet.»
«Donald Rumsfeld is the most ruthless man I have ever met? and I mean that as a compliment.»
«A vain man can never be utterly ruthless: he wants to win applause and therefore he accommodates himself to others»
Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
«Heaven and earth are ruthless and treat the myriad creatures as straw dogs.»