Levi Strauss
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"Levi Strauss" was a Germany/German-USA/American businessman of German Jewish descent who founded the first company to manufacture jeans/blue jeans. His firm, Levi Strauss & Co., began in 1853 in San Francisco, California.

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You got them, and they were stiff as a board, and you broke them in.

Gifts make slaves.

If the composer withholds more than we anticipate, we experience a delicious falling sensation; we feel we have been torn from a stable point on the musical ladder and thrust into the void.

In the old days, people used to risk their lives in India or in the Americas in order to bring back products which now seem to us to have been of comically little worth.

We can understand, too, that natural species are chosen not because they are 'good to eat' but because they are 'good to think.'