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  • Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes. -- Voltaire
  • The simple tableau is so rich with meaning that whether represented on the mantelpiece or in the mind, it seems suspended, complete unto itself, somewhere in eternity. -- Lucinda Franks
  • The goal is always to make a nice tableau painting with the voice. The more color I can find, the more shadow I can find - the goal is always to make more nuance and colors. -- Cecilia Bartoli
  • Jimmy Carter laid out policies that we now look back at and say, 'Gee, that actually made sense.' But you also need to explain it and convey and communicate in a way that provides that tableau, that understanding. -- Eliot Spitzer
  • Even on a personal note, my dressing table downstairs is crowded with things, like a mini landscape. It's a city with buildings and towers and roads. There's a pool and a little park. When I move something around it becomes a different tableau. -- Tony Curtis
  • History is but the record of crimes and misfortunes. L'histoire n'est que le tableau des crimes et des malheurs -- Voltaire
  • Gardens do offer a temporal tableau and certainly mean differently in different eras and indeed geographies (think of the formal gardens in France). -- Martha Ronk
  • Are we not witnessing a strange tableau of survival whenever a bird alights on the head of a crocodile, bringing together the evolutionary offspring of Triassic and Jurassic? -- Anna Lee
  • Are we not witnessing a strange tableau of survival whenever a bird alights on the head of a crocodile, bringing together the evolutionary offspring of Triassic and Jurassic? -- Anna Lee
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