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Famous quotes containing the words field of, study and/or field:

    Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
    Winston Churchill (1874–1965)

    How else is the famous short story ‘A study in Abjection’ to be understood but as an outbreak of disgust against an age indecently undermined by psychology.
    Thomas Mann (1875–1955)

    Because mothers and daughters can affirm and enjoy their commonalities more readily, they are more likely to see how they might advance their individual interests in tandem, without one having to be sacrificed for the other.
    —Mary Field Belenky (20th century)