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#1. No Discourse whatsoever, can End in absolute Knowledge of Fact. - Author: Thomas Hobbes
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#2. And it's hard at the end of the day - Author: Sarah McLachlan
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#3. I was happier when pursuing success than I was when savoring its fruits; the attraction, perhaps the addiction, was in the process, as much as in its end. - Author: Michael Steinhardt
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#4. What's the news of the war?' The doctor twisted the ends of his moustache and said, 'Germany is taking everything, the Italians are playing the fool, the French have run away, the Belgians have been overrun whilst they were looking the other way, the Poles have been charging tanks with cavalry, the Americans have been playing baseball, the British have been drinking tea and adjusting their monocles, the Russians have been sitting on their hands except when voting unanimously to do whatever they are told. Thank God we are out of it. Why don't we turn on the radio? - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#5. I traveled for seven years, and when I came back home I was completely lost. I didn't know what to do with my life, so I decided to let people decide for me. For month I followed strangers on the street. For the pleasure of following, not because the party interested me. I photographed them without their knowledge, took note of their movements, and finally lost sight of them. At the end of January 1980, I chose a man and followed him to Venice. That's how I started. That's all. - Author: Sophie Calle
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#6. Evil is like a Vampire. When you take arms against it and destroy it, you find in the end that you are evil too-that it is living on your own actions. - Author: Denis Johnston
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#7. Late afternoon on the West Coast ends with the sky doing all its brilliant stuff. - Author: Joan Didion
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#8. Pilot season is always crazy because you audition for a million things, and really, in the end, it's not up to you. - Author: Janina Gavankar
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#9. And when I hear it said that God is good and He will pardon us, and then see that men cease not from evil-doing, oh, how it grieves me! The infinite goodness with which God communicates with us, sinners as we are, should constantly make us love and serve Him better; but we, on the contrary, instead of seeing in his goodness an obligation to please Him, convert it into an excuse for sin which will of a certainty lead in the end to our deeper condemnation. - Author: Catherine Of Genoa
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#10. In the end, the humanities can only be defended by stressing how indispensable they are; and this means insisting on their vital role in the whole business of academic learning, rather than protesting that, like some poor relation, they don't cost much to be housed. - Author: Terry Eagleton
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#11. Now death is death! and yet is not one death Another death? Stabbing is not the same As shooting! Would you say a strangled man Was drown'd? The end is one, the means are many, And there the difference lies! - Author: Victoria Laurie
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#12. I can accomplish far more than I have, and I will, for why should the miracle that produced me end with my brith? Why can I not extend that miracle to my deeds of today? - Author: Og Mandino
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#13. I believe that in the end that it is kindness and accommodation that are all the catalysts for real change. - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#14. Goals change, ideas of technology are transformed, but action always remains action. Action always seeks means to realize ends, and it is in this sense always rational and mindful of utility. It is, in a word, human. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#15. Practically everyone now bemoans Western man's sense of alienation, lack of community, and inability to find ways of organizing society for human ends. We have reached the end of the road that is built on the set of traits held out for male identity-advance at any cost, pay any price, drive out all competitors, and kill them if necessary. - Author: Jean Baker Miller
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#16. The end of the world begins the moment you die. - Author: Billy Graham
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#17. You cannot have the right to do what is wrong! - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#18. Dancing in high heels is kind of tough. I learn the dances without the heels, and then we add them. We just practice, and I get used to it. My feet hurt really badly at the end of the shows, but it's fun. While it's happening it's fun. I feel tall. - Author: Ariana Grande
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#19. There is widespread support for nudges that are taken to have legitimate ends and to be consistent with the interests and the values of most choosers. - Author: Cass R. Sunstein
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#20. Love is hungry and severe. Love is not unselfish or bashful or servile or gentle. Love demands everything. Love is not serene, and it keeps no records. Love sometimes gives up, loses faith, even hope, and it cannot endure everything. Love, sometimes, ends. But its memory lasts forever, and forever it may come again. Love is not a mountain, it is a wheel. No harsher praxis exists in this world. There are three things that will beggar the heart and make it crawl - faith, hope and love - and the cruelest of these is love. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#21. The truthful man ends up realizing that he always lies. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#22. the obstacles are enough to change a person's attitude and have them become depressed, overwhelmed, unhappy or sad. The positive ends, the negative begins and the demons win. - Author: Terri Reid
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#23. I keep forgetting I'm speaking in an American accent sometimes. The dangerous thing is that you end up forgetting what your real accent is after a while! It's really strange; I've never done a job in an American accent before. - Author: Robert Pattinson
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#24. A knowledge that another has felt as we have felt, and seen things not much otherwise than we have seen them, will continue to the end to be one of life's choicest blessings. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#25. And what was she like?" "Tall, fine bust, sloping shoulders; long, graceful neck: olive complexion, dark and clear; noble features; eyes rather like Mr. Rochester's: large and black, and as brilliant as her jewels. And then she had such a fine head of hair; raven-black and so becomingly arranged: a crown of thick plaits behind, and in front the longest, the glossiest curls I ever saw. She was dressed in pure white; an amber-coloured scarf was passed over her shoulder and across her breast, tied at the side, and descending in long, fringed ends below her knee. She wore an amber-coloured flower, too, in her hair: it contrasted well with the jetty mass of her curls. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#26. We get together with people because they're the same or because they're different, and in the end we split with them for exactly the same reasons. - Author: Nick Hornby
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#27. There is something beyond the grave; death does not end all, and the pale ghost escapes from the vanquished pyre. - Author: Propertius
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#28. I tried real hard to play golf, and I was so bad at it they would have to check me for ticks at the end of the round because I'd spent about half the day in the woods. - Author: Jeff Foxworthy
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#29. By the end, you should be inside your character, actually operating from within somebody else, and knowing him pretty well, as that person knows himself or herself. You're sort of a predator, an invader of people. - Author: William Trevor
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#30. The press always ends up being much nicer than I expect. A lot of times they say something snarky about you, but then you meet them in person and they couldn't be nicer. - Author: Josh Schwartz
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#31. Better never begin than never make an end. - Author: George Herbert
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#32. Time weighs down on you like an old, ambiguous dream. You keep on moving, trying to sleep through it. But even if you go to the ends of the earth, you won't be able to escape it. Still, you have to go there- to the edge of the world. There's something you can't do unless you get there. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#33. The average man never really thinks from end to end of his life. The mental activity of such people is only a mouthing of cliches. What they mistake for thought is simply a repetition of what they have heard. My guess is that well over 80 percent of the human race goes through life without having a single original thought. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#34. Weariness, sometimes more than anything else, can bring an end to war. - Author: Guy Gavriel Kay
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#35. It is in many circumstances a troubling thing to belong to the advanced class of a backward nation. One surrenders coherence and begins a difficult process of choice which ends, often, in an eclectic idiosyncrasy. - Author: George W. S. Trow
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#36. Americans are going to see that as the more religious a Muslim is, the more likely they're going to end up somehow fighting for ISIS' cause. - Author: Chuck Todd
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#37. There is only ever one afternoon, and it ends. But one afternoon can hold so much beauty and so much love. - Author: Kate Racculia
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#38. Economic control is not merely control of a sector of human life which can be separated from the rest; it is the control of the means for all our ends. And whoever has sole control of the means must also determine which ends are to be served, which values are to be rated higher and which lower-in short, what men should believe and strive for. - Author: Friedrich Hayek
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#39. Self-expression is a hard and selfish thing. It eats everything, even the self. At the end you find you haven't even got a self to express. - Author: Graham Greene
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#40. It is insane that two men, sitting on opposite sides of the world, should be able to decide to bring an end to civilization. - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#41. Principle of "Christian love": it insists upon being well paid in the end. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#42. When I rehearse, it ends up doing more harm than good. I think I work a little bit better when it's right off the bat. Mostly, I try to wrap my head around a role as much as I can without rehearsing and then kind of make it as fresh as possible on the day. - Author: Charlie Tahan
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#43. How very like humans to pervert a message of love and peace to make it into an ideology of war and oppression to serve their own ends. - Author: Christina Engela
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#44. …it is far too simplistic to claim that the specter of this self-engendering monster pursuing its ends regardless of any human or environmental concern is an ideological abstraction, and to insist that one should never forget that, behind this abstraction, lie real people and natural objects on whose productive capacities and resources capital's circulation is based and on which it feeds like a gigantic parasite. (…) the fate of whole swathes of society and sometimes of whole countries can be decided by the speculative dance of Capital, which pursues its goal of profitability with a blessed indifference to how its movements will affect social reality. Therein resides the fundamental systemic violence of capitalism, (…) its violence is no longer attributable to concrete individuals with their "evil" intentions, but is purely "objective", systemic, anonymous - quite literally a conceptual violence, the violence of a Concept whose self-deployment rules and regulates social reality. - Author: Slavoj Zizek
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#45. I want to make a world more magical than my own. I don't care if it makes sense, I don't care if it's ridiculed or if, rather than a neat round planet that goes around forever, it ends with a cliff that falls off into nothing. I want to have my eyes wide open, and I want to see this room and at the same time, not this room. - Author: Lauren DeStefano
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#46. Where adventure begins, boring life ends; where adventure ends, boring life begins! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#47. Every chapter of the book ends with a "Tasks to Complete" section. By completing these tasks, you'll not only become proficient at using WordPress, you'll become confident & enjoy using WordPress too. Search Amazon for B009ZVO3H6 CSS For - Author: Andy Williams
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#48. I wanted a racially just society. I wanted to end wars. I wanted to end white supremacy. I wanted to create a world that was based on egalitarianism, sharing, racial justice. - Author: Bill Ayers
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#49. Now I'm just standing here on the conveyor. Along for the ride. I reach the end, turn around, and go back the other way. The world has been distilled. Being dead is easy. After a few hours of this, I notice a female on the opposite conveyor. She doesn't lurch or groan like most of us. Her head just lolls from side to side. I like that about her. That she doesn't lurch or groan. I catch her eye and stare at her. - Author: Isaac Marion
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#50. Our minds are a lot like our rear-ends. Sometimes they are constipated, other times stricken with mental diarrhea, and occasionally a little bubbly. However, none of these and all of these conditions define our rear-ends or our personalities. Could contentment come from accepting all of our rocks, rumbles and runs? - Author: Maximus Freeman
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#51. Life is full of wrong turns and dead ends and pathways that peter out - Author: Vikki Wakefield
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#52. When you're the ones in the life raft and you have four or five women in the life raft who put it together, by the end of it your nerves are blown. The people you're going to attack are the people who are helping you, who you are holding it together with. - Author: Junot Diaz
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#53. In the 1980s ... it was a liberal philosophy of government that changed the rules to suit its own political ends. We were forfeiting our freedoms to conform to a humanistic philosophy that was patently antireligious. - Author: James G. Watt
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#54. [P]erfect freedom consists in obeying the dictates of right reason, and submitting to natural law. When a man goes beyond or contrary to the law of nature and reason, he ... introduces confusion and disorder into society ... [thus] where licentiousness begins, liberty ends. - Author: Samuel West
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#55. It is not poverty so much as pretense that harasses a ruined man - the struggle between a proud mind and an empty purse - the keeping up of a hollow show that must soon come to an end. - Author: Washington Irving
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#56. In wonder all philosophy began, in wonder it ends, and admiration fill up the interspace; but the first wonder is the offspring of ignorance, the last is the parent of adoration. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#57. Destroying Iraq was the greatest strategic blunder this country has made in its history. Unless we change course, there's every reason to believe the Iraq War will end up changing the United States more than it will ever change Iraq. - Author: Robert Baer
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#58. I have a big-picture outlook, I am willing to fall, and I understand it's ok to fall, but I am going to get back up, I may take a step back, but in the end, I am going to take a giant leap forward. - Author: Tiger Woods
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#59. One's concern with the ethics of means and ends varies inversely with one's personal interest in the issue. - Author: Saul Alinsky
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#60. I used to have horrible cars that would always end up broken down on the highway. When I tried to flag someone down, nobody stopped. But if I pushed my own car, other drivers would get out and push with me. If you want help, help yourself - people like to see that. - Author: Chris Rock
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#61. Most people coming out of war feel lost and resentful. What had been a minute-to-minute confrontation with yourself, your struggle with what courage you have against discomfort, at the least, and death at the other end, ties you to the people you have known in the war and makes for a time others seem alien and frivolous. - Author: Lillian Hellman
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#62. To write the lives of the great in separating them from their works necessarily ends by above all stressing their pettiness, because it is in their work that they have put the best of themselves. - Author: Simone Weil
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#63. We do not have to do with others as "they really are" but with our idea of them.
This means that the experience of loss occurs both when we really lose someone and when this someone, for whatever reason, no longer corresponds to the idea we had of him.
It is an inner grief just as strong and from which we often defend ourselves, as long as we can, through denial.
Denial ends when the energy needed to deny becomes superior to what it takes to process the loss and move on. - Author: Luigina Sgarro
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#64. I began by doing physical yoga, initially just for the workout, as exercise. I would get peaceful and calm at the end of it, and I was curious about that. - Author: Mariel Hemingway
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#65. Never would forever, with all its meanings, be so clear and distinct as in the true, guaranteed end of the world. - Author: Sarah Dessen
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#66. Every revolutionary ends up either by becoming an oppressor or a heretic. - Author: Albert Camus
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#67. When once married people begin to attack me with, 'Oh! you will think very differently, when you are married,' I can only say, 'No I shall not'; and then they say again, 'Yes you will,' and there is an end to it. - Author: Jane Austen
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#68. You end up becoming who you are by jumping into that circle of fear - that's how it's done. - Author: Paula Abdul
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#69. I was never a joiner. I tried - I had people I admired and liked and wanted to hang with, but I ended up starting a theatre company and that took me back to Chicago ... I guess I wasn't a scenester in the end. Something must have worked out right, as I'm still here - but I'm only a binge socialite. - Author: John Cusack
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#70. My view is different from this, only to the extent that if a decision is taken, by the parents and doctors, that it is better that a baby should die, I believe it should be possible to carry out that decision, not only by withholding or withdrawing life-support - which can lead to the baby dying slowly from dehydration or from an infection - but also by taking active steps to end the baby's life swiftly and humanely - Author: Peter Singer
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#71. How about we just be Haven and Carmine?" she suggested. "We don't know the ending, but we can always hope for the best."
"I like that," he said. "Besides, there's a reason we don't know how the story ends."
"Because it doesn't. - Author: J.M. Darhower
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#72. The phone rings on both ends, Zoe. You never called me either - Author: Stephanie Tromly
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#73. I beg you, put an end to the occupation. I beg the Italian government and the Italian people to put pressure on the government to pull out. - Author: Giuliana Sgrena
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#74. Happy endings must come at the end of something,' the Walrus pointed out. 'If they happen in the middle of a story, or an adventure, or the like, all they do is cheer things up for awhile. - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#75. Act like you expect to get into the end zone. - Author: Joe Paterno
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#76. Out of abysses of Illiteracy, Through labyrinths of Lies, Across wastelands of Disease ... We advance Out of dead-ends of Poverty, Through wilderness of Superstition, Across barricades of Jim Crowism ... We advance. - Author: Melvin B. Tolson
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#77. Mine is a job that never ends, a function where it is almost impossible to set aside time to rest or take a breather. - Author: Alber Elbaz
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#78. I don't know what to do with myself between films. I end up doing unhealthy things like shopping or drinking. I'm pretty schizophrenic about it. - Author: Johnny Galecki
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#79. It is the woman who sheaths her claws and waits for the perfect opportunity who ends up with the cream from the top of the pail. - Author: Vivienne Lorret
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#80. Every man's work, pursued steadily, tends to become an end in itself, and so to bridge over the loveless chasms of his life. - Author: George Eliot
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#81. Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to the soul only for power to work. Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture from within. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#82. Irrational crime and rational crime, in fact, both equally betray the value brought to light by the
movement of rebellion. Let us first consider the former. He who denies everything and assumes the
authority to kill - Sade, the homicidal dandy, the pitiless Unique, Karamazov, the zealous supporters of
the unleashed bandit - lay claim to nothing short of total freedom and the unlimited display of human
pride. Nihilism confounds creator and created in the same blind fury. Suppressing every principle of hope,
it rejects the idea of any limit, and in blind indignation, which no longer is even aware of its reasons, ends
with the
conclusion that it is a matter of indifference to kill when the victim is already condemned to death. - Author: Albert Camus
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#83. That everything ends,
That everything ends, - Author: Death Cab For Cutie
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#84. This is the way the world ends.
This is the way the world ends.
This is the way the world ends.
Not with a band but a whimper. - Author: T. S. Eliot
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#85. Many of us have had that experience of being in love with someone and then they end up being your enemy and there's a stranger in your bed. - Author: Rachel Holmes
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#86. Growing up in a lower-income family, you don't have the resources to make ends meet and you have to find creative ways to get by. - Author: Hilary Swank
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#87. [A young adult novel] ends not with happily ever after, but at a new beginning, with the sense of a lot of life yet to be lived. - Author: Richard Peck
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#88. Our ingenuity in feeding ourselves is prodigious, but at various points our technologies come into conflict with nature's ways of doing things, as when we seek to maximize efficiency by planting crops or raising animals in vast mono-cultures. This is something nature never does, always and for good reasons practicing diversity instead. A great many of the health and environmental problems created by our food system owe to our attempts to oversimplify nature's complexities, at both the growing and the eating ends of our food chain. - Author: Michael Pollan
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#89. We should care for each other more than we care for ideas, or else we will end up killing each other. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#90. As the actor, you can't be worried about the scene that you're going to playing two days from now. You think about what's going on, right now and in the moment. That's what you worry about. Everything is right then and there. In the end, all of the pieces come together, thanks to the editing and James Gunn. - Author: Michael Rooker
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#91. I want to write something so simply about love or about pain that even as you are reading you feel it and as you read you keep feeling it and though it be my story it will be common, though it be singular it will be known to you so that by the end you will think - no, you will realize - that it was all the while yourself arranging the words, that it was all the time words that you yourself, out of your heart had been saying. - Author: Mary Oliver
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#92. The Bible begins gloriously with Paradise, the symbol of youth, and ends with the everlasting kingdom, with the holy city. The history of every man should be a Bible. - Author: Novalis
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#93. I think I've been inspired by Chris and his ability to be raw and genuine and admit flaws and let it be whatever it is. That's something I'm trying to do, too, is just be real ... That way ends up being very healing with people. - Author: Taya Kyle
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#94. The moment you think creed and form and ceremony the "be-all" and "end-all", then you are in bondage. Take part in them to help others, but take care they do not become a bondage. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#95. She seems to think that running off and leaving me heartbroken is a good idea, so I decided that I'm going to take her home with me every single day to remind her that my heart beats only for her. That my day starts with her running through my mind and ends with her sleeping in my arms. - Author: Claire Contreras
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#96. I tried, it was hard, I quit, the end. Story of my life. - Author: Jen Lancaster
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#97. In the end, time is the best ally of poets. It clarifies their works and makes them accessible to an ever widening circle of readers. - Author: Mieczyslaw Jastrun
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#98. Life has taught you many things, and the people close to you want you to have a good future, but it isn't their future in the end ... its your choice you pick the path and lead the way. All your family will do is follow you while you are on that path and support you when you find the light at the end of your road. - Author: Julia Serano
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#99. When you act, you're being asked to pretend in a very rigid, controlled environment. It's very un-childlike. So a lot of times, when you put kids in that situation, you hope they have a better support system outside of what they're doing to bring them back to reality at the end of the day and to keep them well-rounded. - Author: Patton Oswalt
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#100. It is always understood as an expression of condemnation when anything in Literature or Art is said to be done for effect; and yet to produce an effect is the aim and end of both. - Author: George Henry Lewes
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#101. Faith shall save your Soul from Death. Without Faith, Death is a drowning, the end of ends, and what sane man wouldn't fear that? But with Faith, Death is nothing worse than the end of the voyage we call life, and the beginning of an eternal voyage in a company of our Loved Ones, with griefs and woes smoothed out, and under the capacity of our Creator... - Author: David Mitchell
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#102. I think I've been waiting for the big gesture, the one where the guy stands in the rain and declares his love or makes some scene at a football game that ends with the crowd doing the slow clap. It's official. Romantic comedies have ruined me. - Author: Lex Martin
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#103. Recommend virtue to your children, that alone - not wealth - can give happiness. It upholds in adversity and the thought of it and my art prevents me from putting an end to my life. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#104. Desire itself is movement
Not in itself desirable;
Love is itself unmoving,
Only the cause and end of movement,
Timeless, and undesiring
Except in the aspect of time
Caught in the form of limitation
Between un-being and being. - Author: T. S. Eliot
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#105. For him it was a dark passage which led to nowhere, then to nowhere, then again to nowhere, once again to nowhere, always and forever to nowhere, heavy on the elbows in the earth to nowhere, dark, never any end to nowhere, hung on all time always to unknowing nowhere, this time and again for always to nowhere, now not to be borne once again always and to nowhere, now beyond all bearing up, up, up and into nowhere, suddenly, scaldingly, holdingly all nowhere gone and time absolutely still and they were both there, time having stopped and he felt the earth move out and away from under them. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#106. It is majestic, this love affair of ours, so powerful and regal. It is the kind of love that fairtales are born of. The kind that often ends in tragedy. - Author: Addison Moore
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#107. Colombians! My last wish is for the happiness of the patria. If my death contributes to the end of partisanship and the consolidation of the union, I shall be lowered in peace into my grave. - Author: Simon Bolivar
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#108. Clouds are poems, and the most moving poems linger on the blackboard so long, written in cursive so lovely, they also exist inside our fingertips. We never really erase them at the end of the lesson. - Author: Ann Beattie
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#109. It's a pity Bilbo didn't kill Gollum when he had the chance.
Pity? It is pity that stayed Bilbo's hand. Many that live deserve death. Some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them, Frodo? Do not be too eager to deal out death in judgment. Even the very wise cannot see all ends. My heart tells me Gollum has some part to play in this, for good or evil ... (not finished yet) - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#110. The Iraq War marked the beginning of the end of network news coverage. Viewers saw the juxtaposition of the embedded correspondents reporting the war as it was actually unfolding and the jaundiced, biased, negative coverage of these same events in the network newsrooms. - Author: Dick Morris
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#111. I see that a man cannot give himself up to drinking without being miserable one half his days and mad the other. - Author: Anne Bronte
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#112. Never go into debt to become a writer. Always find other ways to support yourself so you can do the work you truly love for the right reasons. Never ask your art to support you. If you ask your art to support you it will either end up comprised or you'll be disappointed with it. It's a lot to ask of creativity for it to provide for you financially. Find a scrappy way to get by and then do the work you love for the reasons you love. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#113. I don't pity any man who does hard work worth doing. I admire him. I pity the creature who does not work, at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#114. In the end, we know God as unknown. - Author: Thomas Aquinas
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#115. The end of a wedding reception is always so depressing. And only the bride and groom are spared, jetting off into the sunset while the rest of us wake up the next morning to just another day. - Author: Sarah Dessen
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#116. It wasn't like the spare rooms of immigrants––packed to the rafters with all that they have ever possessed, no matter how defective or damaged, mountains of odds and ends––that stand testament to the fact that they have things now, where before they had nothing. - Author: Zadie Smith
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#117. Let the end be legitimate, let it be within the scope of the constitution, and all means which are appropriate, which are plainly adapted to that end, which are not prohibited, but consist with the letter and spirit of the constitution, are constitutional. - Author: John Marshall
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#118. I started traveling in the Arctic in 1991, so I experienced the ice in winter and spring. The seasonal sea ice, it has a long season. It starts in September and ends in June. - Author: Gretel Ehrlich
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#119. In the end, what you do isn't going to be nearly as interesting or important as who you do it with. - Author: John Green
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#120. History is lived forwards but it is written in retrospect. We know the end before we consider the beginning and we can never wholly recapture what it was to know the beginning only. - Author: C.V. Wedgwood
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#121. They call war an art, but it isn't. It largely consists in outwitting people, robbing widows and orphans, and inflicting suffering on the helpless for one's own ends - and that's not art: that's business. - Author: Kenneth Roberts
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#122. Nothing mortal is enduring, and there is nothing sweet which does not presently end in bitterness. - Author: Petrarch
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#123. My goal is to hit the gym every day I'm on vacation. Usually I just end up sleeping and drinking beer. - Author: Gary Allan
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#124. Because she too was an Odonian, and the separation of means and ends was, to her too, false. For her as for him, there was no end. There was process: process was all. You could go in a promising direction or you could go wrong, but you did not set out with the expectation of ever stopping anywhere. All responsibilities, all commitments thus understood took on substance and duration. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#125. Oulipo ends where the work begins. - Author: Paul Fournel
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#126. Do not spend the day in gathering flowers by the way side, lest night come upon you before you arrive at your journey's end, and then you will not reach it. - Author: Isaac Watts
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#127. The awkward truth, according to one study, is that 90 percent of 8-to-16-year-ol ds have viewed pornography online. Considering the standard climax to even the most vanilla hard-core scene today, that means there is an entire generation of young people who think sex ends with a money shot to the face. - Author: Gail Dines
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#128. New insight begins when satisfaction comes to an end, when all that has been seen, said, or done looks like a distortion ... Man's true fulfillment depends on communion with that which transcends him. - Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel
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#129. Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#130. The fight to make ends meet, keeps a man upon his feet. - Author: Robert Palmer
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#131. You can set unachievable goals, and you can end up missing out on your life because, in some ways, ambition is kind of living in the future. - Author: Simon Le Bon
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#132. Deceit and falsehood, whatever conveniences they may for a time promise or produce, are, in the sum of life, obstacles to happiness. Those who profit by the cheat distrust the deceiver; and the act by which kindness was sought puts an end to confidence. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#133. He turns the pages from right to left. He begins at the beginning and ends at the end. This makes a quirky sense to me - but Mikio and I are definitely in the minority here. And how can we two be right? It would make so many others wrong. Water moves upward. It seeks the highest level. What did you expect? Smoke falls. Things are created in the violence of fire. But that's all right. Gravity still pins us to the planet. - Author: Martin Amis
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#134. Love is eternal. If it ends, it wasn't love. - Author: Nelson Rodrigues
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#135. Our present world contains clues ... to another world-a world which we can begin to experience now, but will only know in all its fullness at the end of things. - Author: Alister E. McGrath
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#136. ... I'm afraid of what the digital age will do to the world, to the things we think are important ... it's almost like people want to believe in some illusion that they're robots and forget altogether that they're real, living people ... but everything these days is disposable, even people themselves, and that's why I'm afraid for the world," Mandy confessed, looking depressed and worried.
"So am I ... but I'll still watch all of it as the world dooms itself, because I want to see how it ends, and whether or not they'll be intelligent enough to forget all of this digital illusion afterwards," Alecto explained. "I'm sure that they'll be able to realize how wrong it all is ... even though the idiots outnumber most people these days, there are still enough intelligent people to fight against it. - Author: Rebecca McNutt
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#137. That the Party did not seek power for its own ends, but only for the good of the majority. That it sought power because men in the mass were frail cowardly creatures who could not endure liberty or face the truth, and must be ruled over and systematically deceived by others who were stronger than themselves. That the choice for mankind lay between freedom and happiness, and that, for the great bulk of mankind, happiness was better. - Author: George Orwell
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#138. We cannot change others, but when we change ourselves, we may end up changing the world. - Author: Melody Beattie
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#139. Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#140. Some days are like this. And the only way to get through them is to remember that they are only one day, and that every day ends. - Author: David Levithan
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#141. The spectacle that falsifies reality is nevertheless a real product of that reality. Conversely, real life is materially invaded by the contemplation of the spectacle, and ends up absorbing it and aligning itself with it. Objective reality is present on both sides. - Author: Anonymous
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#142. Every moment is nothing without end. - Author: Octavio Paz
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#143. I take it, therefore, to be a fact, that one's existence ends with death. I think it possible to show how this fact can be emotionally acceptable. - Author: A.J. Ayer
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#144. A piece of spaghetti or a military unit can only be led from the front end. - Author: George S. Patton
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#145. When a man is at his wits' end it is not a cowardly thing to pray, it is the only way he can get in touch with Reality. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#146. It's very sad that there's going to be a hiatus in manned space flight from the U.S. The Shuttle was a fantastic, hugely complex vehicle. It was inevitable it would come to an end, but this is the opportunity for the commercial world to get involved. As the Shuttle era ends, another window of opportunity opens. - Author: David Mackay
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#147. There was a curse.
There was a girl.
And in the end, there was a grave.
I never even saw it coming. - Author: Kami Garcia
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#148. If we let ourselves, we shall always be waiting for some distraction or other to end before we can really get down to our work. The only people who achieve much are those who want knowledge so badly that they seek it while the conditions are still unfavorable. Favorable conditions never come. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#149. Never trade a secret, you'll always get the short end of the bargain. - Author: John Le Carre
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#150. Illumination by the Spirit is the endless end of every virtue. - Author: Symeon The New Theologian
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#151. It's a half bridge, really, as only four of its original arches remain. It ends midway across the river. Like it reached, tried to reunite with, the other side and fell short. - Author: Khaled Hosseini
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#152. There is a difference between feeding someone and eating dinner with them. If every Christian at home just made room for the stranger we would end homelessness overnight. - Author: Shane Claiborne
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#153. People never fully confront their wrongdoing. They are all trying to push for their own ends, and they lack the strength to truly apologise for that. In my heart of hearts, I wondered if I was just the same. - Author: Guy Mankowski
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#154. Nuclear abolition is the democratic wish of the world's people, and has been our goal almost since the dawn of the atomic age. Together, we have the power to decide whether the nuclear era ends in a bang or worldwide celebration. - Author: Desmond Tutu
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#155. Especially when you play a character for so many years, the character ends up reflecting a lot of who you are and I think I've changed a lot since then, but that represented a lot of who I was as a teenager. - Author: Sara Gilbert
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#156. Whether you're talking about the Egyptian pharaohs or Hollywood movie stars it all ends the same way. DEATH - Author: Neal A. Yeager
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#157. What matters creative endless toil, When, at a snatch, oblivion ends the coil? - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#158. Anything you are exclusively attached to & identify with ends up distorting & limiting awareness. - Author: Ken Wilber
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#159. Intelligence makes clear to us the interrelationship of means and ends. But mere thinking cannot give us a sense of the ultimate and fundamental ends. To make clear these fundamental ends and valuations and to set them fast in the emotional life of the individual, seems to me precisely the most important function which religion has to form in the social life of man. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#160. In the case of the solitary, his seclusion, even when it is absolute and ends only with life itself, has often as its primary cause a disordered love of the crowd, which so far overruled every other feeling that, not being able to win, when he goes out, the admiration of his hall-porter, of the passers-by, of the cabman whom he hails, he prefers not to be seen by them at all, and with that object abandons every activity that would oblige him to go out of doors. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#161. [...] he would see that birth and death were only two tremendous moments in an eternal waking, and his face would glow with amazement as he understood this; he would feel - gently he grasped the copper handle of the door - the warmth of the mountains, woods, rivers and valleys, would discover the hidden depths of human existence, would finally understand that the unbreakable ties that bound him to the world were not imprisoning chains and condemnation but a kind of clinging to an indestructible sense that he had a home; and he would discover the enormous joys of mutuality which embraced and animated everything: rain, wind, sun and snow, the flight of a bird, the taste of fruit, the scent of grass; and he would suspect that his anxieties and bitterness were merely cumbersome ballast required by the live roots of his past and the rising airship of his certain future, and, then - he started opening the door - he would finally know that our every moment is passed in a procession across dawns and day's-ends of the orbiting earth, across successive waves of winter and summer, threading the planets and the stars. Suitcase in hand, he stepped into the room and stood there blinking in the half-light. - Author: Laszlo Krasznahorkai
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#162. When he makes mistakes, he's so focused on righting the wrong, and so overconfident about his ability to fix it all, that he loses sight of the big picture and ends up making things worse. - Author: Jenn Bennett
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#163. The end / of passion / may refashion / a friend. - Author: Mona Van Duyn
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#164. This is how it ends: you just stop. - Author: Ben H. Winters
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#165. Genius begins where talent ends. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#166. My religion is the best - my nation is the best - my language is the best - my skin color is the best - and so on. One may feel proud saying all these things, but that very pride ends up becoming the cause of all interhuman conflicts in the human society. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#167. Recognize that the very molecules that make up your body, the atoms that construct the molecules, are traceable to the crucibles that were once the centers of high mass stars that exploded their chemically rich guts into the galaxy, enriching pristine gas clouds with the chemistry of life. So that we are all connected to each other biologically, to the earth chemically and to the rest of the universe atomically. That's kinda cool! That makes me smile and I actually feel quite large at the end of that. It's not that we are better than the universe, we are part of the universe. We are in the universe and the universe is in us. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#168. XIII O my own small country, battered wife of my kind, made in time by life and its multiple ends, dying and rising again, you come to mere use, which is misuse by life self-estranged. Life is not of the body, For death disembodies it, and yet it suffers. Only life suffers, as you suffer use without care or thanks. They who abuse you live by your life, they thrive a while by your ruin. But now let us think instead of a husband and a wife, one flesh, whose flesh is one with their place, grace unearned, your gift, by which they are made your own. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#169. I find vacuuming very therapeutic, but I hate ironing. I usually have no shirt on while ironing, because I'm ironing it, and I end up burning my chest. - Author: Warwick Davis
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#170. For an actor who has the ability to take a chance, which may make him look like a fool, but may end in the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow so to speak. So you have to take chances to be a bit dangerous and a bit silly every now and then and playful. - Author: Max Irons
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#171. Today, only two groups in the United States have total immunity from lawsuits: foreign diplomats and HMOs. We believe it's time to end diplomatic immunity for HMOs. Holding them accountable is the only way to guarantee that you get the health care your family deserves. - Author: Tom Harkin
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#172. You're afraid because you're thinking about the end, not about what you're doing. - Author: Helen Van Wyk
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#173. Our thoughts are ours, their ends none of our own - Author: William Shakespeare
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#174. crust. It's strange, this story of mine. A tale that starts somewhere in chapter twenty and ends who knows where. - Author: Charlie N. Holmberg
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#175. In the end, we self-perceiving, self-inventing, locked-in mirages are little miracles of self-reference. - Author: Douglas R. Hofstadter
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#176. Heart may still be the fire in hearth but I'm suddenly too cold to continue, and besides, there's no hearth here anyway and it's the end of June. Thursday. Almost noon. And all the buttons on my corduroy coat are gone. I don't know why. I'm sorry Hailey. I don't know what to do. - Author: Mark Z. Danielewski
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#177. If the human being is a proud and honorable creature, he shouldn't forget to act that way, even if he falls, even if the whole world is against him, even if he ends as a slave. - Author: Shams Tabrizi
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#178. At the end of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century in Austria, there was a lot of anti-Semitism. Anti-Semitism in Austria was much more pervasive than in Germany. And Austrians took to Nazi ideas and anti-Semitism much more readily than Germans did, really. - Author: Viggo Mortensen
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#179. At the end of your days, be leaning forwards, not falling backwards. - Author: H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
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#180. But no moral philosopher, from Aristotle to Aquinas, to John Locke and Adam Smith, divorced economics from a set of moral ends or held the production of wealth to be an end in itself; rather it was seen as a means to the realization of virtue, a means of leading a civilized life. - Author: Daniel Bell
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#181. It's a shame publishers send rejection slips. Writers should get something more substantial than a slip that amounts to a pile of confetti. Publishers should send something heavier. Editors should send out rejection bricks, so at the end of a lot of years, you would have something to show besides a wheelbarrow of rejection slips. Instead you could have enough bricks to build a house. - Author: Jerry Spinelli
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#182. I thought for sure you were about to ravish her. I've read a lot of books, and that was just like a scene that ends with the hero ravishing the maiden."
"I was closer to strangling her."
The little old lady chuckles in a knowing kind of way. "That's a different kind of book, sonny. - Author: Emma Chase
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#183. The greatest tragedy of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is that everyone knows how it will end. We will divide up the region. - Author: Yair Lapid
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#184. Ronan Lynch lived with every sort of secret. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#185. Why did the 14-year old Mexican girl end up pregnant? Because her teacher told her to go do an essay. - Author: Carlos Mencia
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#186. Jesus receives us with all of our limitations, He bring us the mercy of the Father who forgives us, and transforms our heart, rendering it a new heart, capable of loving Him, who loved His own to the end (cf. John 13:1). And this love is manifested in his mercy. Jesus always forgives us. - Author: Pope Francis
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#187. I'd love to direct a film, but I don't think I have the temperament for it. I'm very hyper, and I want things to be done ASAP. If I turn director, I might end up killing my actors. - Author: Shilpa Shetty
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#188. We only have one life to live, and must go on with it to the end, that if we feel it is meaningless, then we ourselves must give it meaning. - Author: Susan Moody
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#189. Maybe there is something when it all ends. Maybe there is memory, memory of the person you loved, when you lived. Maybe this is the white-light-tunnel deal, and I'm pressing toward it, and it's pressing back, until we become the same thing. - Author: Kate Ellison
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#190. In history the way of annihilation is invariably prepared by inward degeneration, by decrease of life. Only then can a shock from outside put an end to the whole. - Author: Jacob Burckhardt
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#191. The end of all moral speculations is to teach us our duty; and, by proper representations of the deformity of vice and beauty of virtue, beget correspondent habits, and engage us to avoid the one, and embrace the other. - Author: David Hume
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#192. A good intention but fixed and resolute - bent on high and holy ends, we shall find means to them on every side and at every moment; and even obstacles and opposition will but make us "like the fabled specter-ships," which sail the fastest in the very teeth of the wind. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#193. One day the play ends and the screen goes blank. There is nothing. Everything returns to its original formlessness - and then another dream begins. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#194. It used to be that people went to their doctor to find out what was wrong. That was the expectation when someone made an appointment with their local family doctor: they wanted to know what they had and how they could feel better. Ear infection: what should I take? Pulled muscle: what should I do? Broken ankle: how can you fix it? Over the years, something happened to this common sense approach. "Algorithms" and "pathways" have proliferated in ways that have reduced each person's unique story to simplistic recipes. More often than not, this cookbook approach ends up telling patients what they don't have - which, while potentially reassuring, does not result in a real diagnosis.1 - Author: Leana Wen
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#195. If we don't stop behaving like the British Empire, we will end up like the British Empire. - Author: Pat Buchanan
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#196. A journey, after all, neither begins in the instant we set out, nor ends when we have reached our door step once again. It starts much earlier and is really never over, because the film of memory continues running on inside of us long after we have come to a physical standstill. Indeed, there exists something like a contagion of travel, and the disease is essentially incurable. - Author: Ryszard Kapuscinski
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#197. There are at the present time two great nations in the world, which started from different points, but seem to tend towards the same end. I allude to the Russians and the Americans. Both of them have grown up unnoticed; and whilst the attention of mankind was directed elsewhere, they have suddenly placed themselves in the front rank among the nations, and the world learned their existence and their greatness at almost the same time.

All other nations seem to have nearly reached their natural limits, and they have only to maintain their power; but these are still in the act of growth. All the others have stopped, or continue to advance with extreme difficulty; these alone are proceeding with ease and celerity along a path to which no limit can be perceived. The American struggles against the obstacles which nature opposes to him; the adversaries of the Russian are men. The former combats the wilderness and savage life; the latter, civilization with all its arms. The conquests of the American are therefore gained with the ploughshare; those of the Russian by the sword. The Anglo-American relies upon personal interest to accomplish his ends, and gives free scope to the unguided strength and common sense of the people; the Russian centres all the authority of society in a single arm. The principal instrument of the former is freedom; of the latter, servitude. Their starting-point is different, and their courses are not the same; yet each of them seems marked out by the - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#198. If you don't do anything, you simply end up overwhelmed by something happening. - Author: Matsuri Hino
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#199. Fear and its accompanying emotional reactions have become part of the public mindset. Such reactions, while often legitimate, are also being exploited with increasing frequency for political ends. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#200. Curiosity is the beginning of the mind, Wonder is the end of the mind. - Author: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
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