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Top 100 A Few Quotes

#1. Ninety-five degrees in the shade characterizes the weather these days, and I generally make a few miles in the gloaming - not, of course, because it is cooler, but because the "gloaming" is so delightfully romantic. - Author: Thomas Stevens
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#2. Pain is not the most important tool in Dominance and submission, yet it is a most worthy tool. Pain breaks down barriers and defences. And for intensifying the orgasm? There are few superior devices a Dom has to achieve such, other than varying degrees of pain. - Author: Nikki Sex
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#3. I realized that this was the big secret of democracy
that change can occur by starting off with just a few people doing something. - Author: Michael Moore
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#4. To be envied, admired, is not a feeling. Nor is fame it feeling. There are feelings associated with fame, but few of them are any more enjoyable than the feelings associated with envy of fame. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#5. A striking feature of financial service activities during the past few decades is that the financial transactions essential to the operation of the 'real' economy has become increasingly dwarfed by speculative activity. - Author: Peter Dicken
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#6. The UN Commission on Human Rights, whose membership in recent years has included countries - such as Libya and Sudan - which have deplorable human rights records, and the recent Oil-for-Food scandal, are just a few examples of why reform is so imperative. - Author: John Linder
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#7. In 2007, several musicologists contacted me at about the same time, expressing interest in the work of the mysterious Muriel Herbert, a few of whose songs they had come across. - Author: Claire Tomalin
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#8. Focus on just a few things, and do them better than anybody else. - Author: Steve Ells
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#9. Winning is fun and great, but I would rather have a long, successful and healthy career than a short one with a few wins. - Author: Peter Uihlein
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#10. Almost all great painters in old age arrive at the same kind of broad, simplified style, as if they wanted to summarise the whole of their experience in a few strokes and blobs of colour. - Author: Kenneth Clark
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#11. When you look at our programme for the next few weeks, you do not fancy a trip to the Oktoberfest. - Author: Oliver Kahn
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#12. Photograph because you love doing it, because you absolutely have to do it, because the chief reward is going to be the process of doing it. Other rewards - recognition, financial remuneration - come to so few and are so fleeting ... Take photography on as a passion, not a career. - Author: Alex Webb
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#13. Emphasis must be put on learning: there is no substitute to education. It can be briefly formulated in a few words: always, whatever you do in life, think higher and feel deeper. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#14. I was never ready to give up, but I did get words of confidence to move forward from a few musicians that had climbed up the totem pole of rock. They were encouraging words that struck a nerve with me and made me stronger. - Author: Lita Ford
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#15. If you believe something enough, it comes true eventually, and that's so true even with lies. If you tell yourself a lie, after a few years you'll think it's true. - Author: Marina And The Diamonds
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#16. Everyone's favorite breakfast dish can be prepared in a moment's time with just a few ingredients and minimum effort. - Author: Marcus Samuelsson
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#17. Witchcraft is, and was, not ... for everyone. Unless you have an attraction to the occult, a sense of wonder, a feeling that you can slip for a few minutes out of the world into the world of faery, it is of no use to you. - Author: Gerald Gardner
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#18. A person gets built and stands for a few years and then nature's demolition team comes in. - Author: Dan Groat
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#19. I found my destination a few miles outside Swelling: a lone, squat, brown bar called The Inn of the Line...The place looked like a dive. Maybe even a plunge. Hell, it was a drowning accident. - Author: Elliott James
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#20. To me the drawn language is a very revealing language: one can see in a few lines whether a man is really an architect. - Author: Eero Saarinen
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#21. Few things are so deadly as a misguided sense of compassion. - Author: Charles Colson
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#22. I was utterly without worldly ambition because I knew that all that was needed for a rich, full life was a few shillings a week with which to buy SF magazines and beer. - Author: Bob Shaw
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#23. We had a few issues to work out in the beginning. He made me quit smoking. I made him eat a candy bar. - Author: C.L.Stone
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#24. Onstage I like to play with a an 18-inch speaker, which very few bass players do. I need that fat, underneath sound, which I've always had. It suits me admirably to do it like that, and I can imitate that sound by plugging directly into the board in the studio. - Author: Bill Wyman
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#25. Knowledge is a commodity to be shared. For knowledge to pay dividends, it should not remain the monopoly of the selected few. - Author: Moutasem Algharati
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#26. When the forms of an old culture are dying,
the new culture is created by a few people who are not afraid to be insecure. - Author: Rudolf Bahro
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#27. If you're asking all this because of Wendell, forget it. Wendell has a few marbles missing when it comes to women. I like that expression very much, even though I disagree. If anything, Wendell has more marbles than he needs when it comes to women. - Author: Francisco X Stork
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#28. There are a few directors as a young person where I was kind of like, 'Well, these are a sure bet.' The Coens, Paul Thomas Anderson, Wes Anderson. - Author: Allison Tolman
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#29. There should be exit interviews for dating. Just a brief evaluation of the highlights and challenges of the relationship, and maybe a few questions like "So what exactly was it that motivated you to dump me? - Author: Devan Sipher
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#30. Dr. Rice went well beyond offering a helping hand - she went so far as to shed tears and share hugs with those who, in a matter of just a few hours, had lost everything to the rising floodwaters. - Author: Jo Bonner
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#31. Few faults of style, whether real or imaginary, excite the malignity of a more numerous class of readers, than the use of hard words. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#32. At their most eloquent, proponents of neoliberalism sound as if they are doing poor people, the environment, and everybody else a tremendous service as they enact policies on behalf of the wealthy few. The - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#33. Was she in love? Rosalind had asked herself that many times in the last few weeks. Anna's mother said you're in love when you feel like you've been hit by a truck. Rosalind felt bad enough for a motorcycle, maybe, but not a truck. - Author: Jeanne Birdsall
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#34. We lived by very complex import and export policies, a very complex industrial licensing regime. Very few people could get licences, which were required right from manufacturing a pin to manufacturing a car, and generally went to people who found favour with the government. - Author: Sunil Mittal
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#35. Life on the planet and in our galaxy is so complex, I don't hope to have any substantial effect in it, but if I can touch a few people deep in their psyche, by making my personal subjective journey concrete for others, then I am very happy. - Author: Roger Ballen
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#36. I do have a few little tattoos, but they were mostly done to cover scars because I'm so fair. - Author: Dolly Parton
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#37. Relationships are like a book,
It takes few seconds to burn,
It takes years to write,
So write it carefully
Never let it burn - Author: Aditya Nighot
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#38. I still got a few more dances with the devil. - Author: Tim McGraw
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#39. I had a few brushes with death, where I nearly chose to go. The final one in 1996 did it for me. I suddenly had that feeling that I wasn't indestructible. There was no big white light experience, I just felt this complete blackness and a huge voice inside me saying, 'This is not right.' - Author: Dave Gahan
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#40. I'm one of the few that comes from this vantage point: I never tried to get a record deal. - Author: Michelle Shocked
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#41. A few days later, I found my mother beneath the tree, motionless with excitement, her head turned toward the heavens in which she would allow human religions no place. - Author: Colette
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#42. I watched as that dark blob walked out into traffic, then was violently struck by a car. Yup, that's me. I was somewhat proud of humanity when I saw that a few people immediately came over to me to see if I was okay, rather than stealing my wallet or completely ignoring me. - Author: Dennis Liggio
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#43. I can run a good few miles. I box a little. - Author: Chiwetel Ejiofor
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#44. Those few members who desert the cause are abandoning an oasis to search for water in the desert. - Author: Neal A. Maxwell
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#45. Many enlightened persons are never very well known. Many are reclusive. They live in little villages in India or up in the high Himalayas in Tibet. Some have no students at all. Some have a few. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#46. Milk contains growth hormones designed by Mother Nature to put a few hundred pounds on a baby calf within a few months. - Author: Michael Greger
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#47. The Holy Spirit has a way of His own to say much in few words. - Author: Martin Luther
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#48. Being both soft and strong is a combination very few have mastered. - Author: Yasmin Mogahed
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#49. He took the trouble to offer "a few gentle Reproofs on those who deserve them," including Harvard students. - Author: Jill Lepore
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#50. The first thing is, jazz is one of the few things to let you know that there is a God and there is a creation. - Author: Billy Higgins
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#51. I think you'd have to literally live in a cave to not know anything about 'Twilight'. I've seen a few of the movies, but I haven't read the books. - Author: Jake Abel
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#52. At first everyone predicted that it would be impossible to hold these divergent people together, but aside from the skilled men, some of whom belonged to craft unions, comparatively few went back to the mills. And as a whole, the strike was conducted with little violence. - Author: Ray Stannard Baker
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#53. Love was a fever that came along a few years after chicken-pox and measles and scarlet fever. - Author: Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
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#54. A few primary keys to becoming a leader in business include having a clear intent or purpose, a truly inspiring vision, a grand message to share, a genuine social calling and a targeted niche to serve. - Author: John Frederick Demartini
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#55. 'Evil Dead' was such a big movie in my life. It's one of the few that I really remember when I watched it for the first time. I mean, I don't remember when I first saw 'The Empire Strikes Back,' and it's one of my favourite movies. - Author: Fede Alvarez
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#56. For too long nurses have been undervalued, restricted in what they could do, with too few career opportunities in clinical practice. For far too long, nurses have endured a pay system that has held them back - both professionally as well as financially. - Author: John Hutton
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#57. You can be in a state of mind for a few seconds and forget that you were ever in any other state of mind. That's what we mean by illusion. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#58. I didn't care that we'd caught a few stares from students passing by. I didn't care that the bell to begin class rang. I didn't care that everything between us had changed. All I cared about was the fact that no matter how hard I tried, I couldn't get any closer to Jack. - Author: Brodi Ashton
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#59. One need not be a prophet to be aware of impending dangers. An accidental combination of experience and interest will often reveal events to one man under aspects which few yet see. - Author: Friedrich Hayek
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#60. Prettiness fades after a few years, but elegance only increases with age. - Author: Anne Gracie
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#61. The most meaningful and spiritual prayers I have experienced contained many expressions of thanks and few, if any, requests. - Author: David A. Bednar
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#62. John F. Kennedy was the victim of the hate that was a part of our country. It is a disease that occupies the minds of the few but brings danger to the many. - Author: Lyndon B. Johnson
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#63. It definitely gets challenging at times. I travel a lot more now, and its never easy having to leave the kids, even if its for a few days. - Author: Peter Facinelli
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#64. It seems that nothing ever gets to going good till there's a few resignations - Author: Kin Hubbard
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#65. There were many tears, many unsure times, many troubled moments. The fun memories were only a few, but even so, those memories will shine bright like stardust, and continue to shine on in my heart. - Author: Mika Yamamori
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#66. All photographs are about light. The great majority of photographs record light as a way of describing objects in space. A few photographs are less about objects and more about the space that contains them. Still fewer photographs are about light itself. - Author: John Paul Caponigro
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#67. Well, I've almost got the problem licked. I'm eighty now, and in a few more years, I think I'll have it completely under control. (referring to his love of coffee) - Author: J. Golden Kimball
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#68. The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#69. With all the mass media concentrated in a few hands, the ancient faith in the competition of ideas in the free market seems like a hollow echo of a much simpler day. - Author: Kingman Brewster Jr.
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#70. Anyone who has a choice and doesn't choose to write is a fool. The work is hard, the perks are few, the pay is terrible, and the product, when it's finally finished, is pure joy. - Author: Mary Lee Settle
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#71. It is not a field of a few acres of ground, but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we defeat the enemy in one battle, or by degrees, the consequences will be the same. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#72. I think that, y'know, they seem to really love music, which means they'll stick with it. I think that Hanson could be really good in a few years, actually! - Author: Fiona Apple
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#73. Protective coloration ... you learn to use it to get along in the world if you want. Only I got sick of living in the box the world prescribed; it was far to small to hold me. So I knocked down a few walls. - Author: Bruce Coville
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#74. One plays at being immortal and after a few weeks one doesn't even know whether or not one can hang on till the next day. - Author: Albert Camus
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#75. In their efforts to provide a sufficiency of water where there was not one, men have resorted to every expedient from prayer to dynamite. The story of their efforts is, on the whole, one of pathos and tragedy, of a few successes and many failures - Author: Walter Prescott Webb
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#76. So yes, I do want to try and keep things going if I can. I have a few things brewing ... And if it doesn't happen, I did buy an ice cream van a while ago. So I always have that to fall back on. - Author: Rupert Grint
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#77. Why would people have confidence in a female director when there are so few? - Author: Jennifer Lawrence
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#78. A few words can be more effective than a lot of blades, even in such times as these. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#79. You know, quite a few species of fish require two or more sexual partners ... - Author: Kristen Schaal
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#80. We look at science as something very elite, which only a few people can learn. That's just not true. You just have to start early and give kids a foundation. Kids live up, or down, to expectations. - Author: Mae Jemison
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#81. Now the tea began to do its work- as it always did- and the world that only a few minutes previously had seemed so bleak started to seem less so. - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#82. When sleepy, meditate with your eyes open wide. Stand in place for a few minutes or do walking meditation. If it's really bad, walk briskly or walk backward, splash some water on your face. Sleepiness is something we can respond to creatively. When - Author: Jack Kornfield
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#83. Shields Green was not one to shrink from hardships or dangers. He was a man of few words, and his speech was singularly broken; but his courage and self-respect made him quite a dignified character. - Author: Frederick Douglass
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#84. Creation is not a property, which we can rule over at will; or, even less, is the property of only a few: Creation is a gift, it is a wonderful gift that God has given us, so that we care for it and we use it for the benefit of all, always with great respect and gratitude. - Author: Pope Francis
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#85. Taking your clothes off in front of strangers is something of a hobby in Germany, among both men and women, especially in the former communist East, where it was one of the few freedoms allowed. - Author: Luke Harding
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#86. I just read few books, and this books made a magic in my life. - Author: Deyth Banger
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#87. Type a few lines of code, you create an organism. - Author: Richard Powers
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#88. Then I figured it would be a good plan to hire a few sailors to work for me, get them out to my yacht, get them drunk, commit sodomy on them, rob them and then kill them. This I done. - Author: Carl Panzram
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#89. What the fuck happened to you? [...] You look like you lost a fight with a lamprey. Hickey, hickey...bruise, bruise, bruise...bite. I thought that thing on your neck the other day was just a fluke. I guess not--looks like you get off on picking up a few souvenirs when you...get off. ~Crash - Author: Jordan Castillo Price
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#90. The progress of science still depends on "a few people of vision". - Author: Lewis M. Branscomb
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#91. I knew a kid who stuck a knife in the toaster on a few occasions. He learned it hurt. He grew up to be a great electrician. - Author: Travis J. Dahnke
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#92. Truly amazing, what people can get used to, as long as there are a few compensations. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#93. One finds many companions for food and drink, but in a serious business a man's companions are very few. - Author: Theognis Of Megara
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#94. A few months ago, and again this week, bin Laden publicly vowed to publicly wage a terrorist war against America, saying, and I quote, "We do not differentiate between those dressed in military uniforms and civilians. They're all targets." Their mission is murder, and their history is bloody. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#95. When Marvel approached me about possibly bringing back a She-Hulk solo series, a few touchstones for a take immediately popped into my head - make her an attorney. Make her charming and fun, not weighed down by the various things life will throw at her. Give her a vibrant social life. - Author: Charles Soule
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#96. Yeah, the record for most titles was previously held by the Fabulous Moolah, she won it four times. And a few weeks ago, I won the title for the sixth time, which has never been done before. - Author: Trish Stratus
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#97. I read the script for 'Guncrazy' in 1985 and loved it because it was one of the few scripts I'd come across that revolved around a strong female character. - Author: Tamra Davis
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#98. Children are not unforgiving. You can punish them and they will hug you in a few minutes. - Author: T.D. Jakes
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#99. Most of my favorite writers are over forty, and so I suppose I'll only name a few of the writers whose work I find myself constantly returning to: Edward P. Jones, Marilynne Robinson, Kazuo Ishiguro, V. S. Naipaul, Toni Morrison, and Philip Roth. - Author: Dinaw Mengestu
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#100. From the moment I start a new novel, life's just one endless torture. The first few chapters may go fairly well and I may feel there's still a chance to prove my worth, but that feeling soon disappears and every day I feel less and less satisfied. - Author: Emile Zola
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