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#1. We became acutely aware of the profound healing that is needed in our species. We knew with conviction that what we were doing, as women and men together, was confronting the cultural dynamics that are killing us all- killing women and men, killing our children, killing the planet. - Author: William Keepin
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#2. With drawing, I am acutely aware of creating something on a sheet of paper. It is a sensual act, which you cannot say about the act of writing. In fact, I often turn to drawing to recover from the writing. - Author: Gunter Grass
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#3. So it is that we are unhappy we sense more acutely the unhappiness of others; rather than dispersing, the emotion becomes focused ... - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#4. During the few minutes that Lewis was away, Morse was acutely conscious of the truth of the proposition that the wider the circle of knowledge the greater the circumference of ignorance. - Author: Colin Dexter
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#5. I grew up acutely aware of the exile and distance caused by war. - Author: Hiam Abbass
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#6. The same men who are blind and deaf to feminism are acutely sensitive to what threatens their dominance and privilege. - Author: Marilyn French
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#7. I felt the sharp sting of emptiness and solitude that you feel so acutely and with such internal sorrow and wonder whenever music is performed well. - Author: Pat Conroy
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#8. What Jaffe proved was that the powerful have to worry about how others think of them - that those who give orders are acutely vulnerable to the opinions of those whom they are ordering about. - Author: Anonymous
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#9. He was acutely aware of her chest rising and falling as she tortured him with silence for several seconds before finally opening her baby blues and saying, "That Was Epic." Then she broke into a fit of laughter. - Author: Robin Bielman
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#10. In fact, though the books came slowly, he was a novelist to his bootlaces, an avid narrator who couldn't stop the story once it had started, who felt the terrors of existence so acutely that he had to tell them and tell them until he'd made them something else. - Author: Joseph Heller
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#11. How acutely sometimes the presence or absence of people mattered - Author: Kristin Cashore
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#12. For people of color - especially African Americans - the idea that racist cops might frame members of their community is no abstract notion, let alone an exercise in irrational conspiracy theorizing. Rather, it speaks to a social reality about which blacks are acutely aware. - Author: Tim Wise
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#13. Awareness of the self is more acutely at the heart of things than it has ever been before. On the foundation of self-awareness alone rest all our hopes for a new politics, a new society, a revitalized life. If we do not genuinely know ourselves, the void will now, at last, surely rise up to meet us. - Author: Vivian Gornick
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#14. I'm so acutely aware of everything about him in this moment that I'm almost positive I could pick his thumbprint out of a lineup. - Author: Colleen Hoover
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#15. I've always been a sad person. I'm a happy person too, but it's a thing in my brain or my spirit or something, I'm just sad and really acutely aware of mortality and loss. - Author: Fernando Torres
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#16. They are eloquent who can speak low things acutely, and of great things with dignity, and of moderate things with temper. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#17. I wish we could understand the word expert as expressing an attitude of mind which we can all acquire rather than the collecting of information by a special caste ... Many of us are calling for experts because, acutely conscious of the mess we are in, we want someone to pull us out. - Author: Mary Parker Follett
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#18. It is my conviction that the personality of the writer has nothing to do with the literate product of his mind. And publicity in this case embarrasses me because I am acutely conscious of how far short the book falls of the artistry I am struggling to achieve. It's like being caught half-dressed. - Author: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
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#19. When you're onstage, you're acutely aware of the reaction of a particular group of people, because it's like a wave. - Author: Cate Blanchett
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#20. For many of our shareholders, our stock is all they own, and we're acutely aware of that. Our culture [of conservatism] runs pretty deep. - Author: Charlie Munger
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#21. It is, indeed, strange how often persons, living in other respects quite unobjectively, can suddenly become acutely objective about some specific concern of their own. - Author: Anthony Powell
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#22. It is important-even necessary-for us to become acutely aware of the fact that we can't trust ourselves. The only ones you can trust to some extent are people who really know that. We had better get this straight. - Author: Ryunosuke Akutagawa
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#23. She turned to Roy with her gayest expression. He smiled back at her with what Phil called "his deep, black, velvety smile." Yet, she really did not see Roy at all. She was acutely conscious that Gilbert was standing under the palms just across the room talking to a girl who must be Christine Stuart - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#24. Cities produce love and yet feel none. A strange thing when you think about it, but perhaps fitting. Cities need that love more than most of us care to imagine. Cities, after all, for all their massiveness, all their there-ness, are acutely vulnerable. - Author: Junot Diaz
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#25. Every person is a possibility. The hopeless romantics feel it most acutely, but even for others, the only way to keep going is to see every person as a possibility. - Author: David Levithan
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#26. You were never so acutely aware of your own flaws as you were in the presence of your child. Why was that? The - Author: Lisa Unger
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#27. To listen acutely is to be powerless, even if you sit on a throne. - Author: Cynthia Ozick
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#28. At the age of fourteen I discovered writing as an escape from a world of reality in which I felt acutely uncomfortable. - Author: Tennessee Williams
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#29. All I try to do is as earnestly and as acutely as I can, conceive a character and try to portray this character just honestly. If the humor is within the absurdity and the awfulness of situations, then let it be seen that way. - Author: Patrick Warburton
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#30. I am acutely aware that all I have been able to achieve has been in large part due to circumstances outside my control. This is why I teach, and this is why I write. I want to be one of those opportunities for others. Perhaps this is the true measure of success. - Author: Chris Matakas
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#31. It's in despair that you find the sharpest pleasures, particularly when you are most acutely aware of the hopelessness of your position. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#32. The gray-green stretch of sandy grass,Indefinitely desolate;A sea of lead, a sky of slate;Already autumn in the air, alas!One stark monotony of stone,The long hotel, acutely white,Against the after-sunset lightWithers gray-green, and takes the grass's tone. - Author: Arthur Symons
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#33. I feel acutely aware of how young I am. In a way that is good. It's productive. It makes me realise that I should be growing as a writer and a person. - Author: Veronica Roth
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#34. That was my first real experience at feeling set apart. Not only did I not knock them dead, but rather it was I that died...acutely aware of being mutton dressed up as lamb. I exchanged my white tie and tails for a white waiter's jacket and got back to my proper calling! - Author: Graham Kerr
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#35. I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as your President by your ballots, so I ask you to confirm me with your prayers. - Author: Gerald R. Ford
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#36. I really cherish the memories I have of my trips. For some reason, when you travel, it's like your mind picks up on the fact that this is something uncharacteristic, so it tunes in more acutely and remembers better. - Author: Jennette McCurdy
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#37. I was trying not to think about ho acutely aware I was that there were two types of people
the type who could talk to anyone and make friends with them, and the type who spent parties hiding and sitting against trees. - Author: Morgan Matson
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#38. Loss.
A known absence.
If you didn't know it,
it would be nothing,
which it is, of course,
a nothing of another kind,
as acutely felt as a blister,
but a tumult, too,
in the region of the heart and lungs,
an emptiness with a name: You - Author: Siri Hustvedt
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#39. There were half circles under her eyes and other, subtler signs that mark an acutely troubled young girl, but nonetheless no one could have missed seeing that she was first-class beauty. - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#40. Because we had known the good times, I think my brother and I felt the loss more acutely. My father's waning presence, his chronic absence, his disappearance. Now he was just a memory. - Author: Bryan Cranston
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#41. I am acutely aware of the fact that the marriage between mathematics and physics, which was so enormously fruitful in past centuries, has recently ended in divorce. - Author: Freeman Dyson
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#42. All my life I have been acutely aware of a contradiction in the very nature of my existence. For forty-five years I struggled to resolve this dilemma by writing plays and novels. The more I wrote, the more I realized mere words were not enough. So I found another form of expression. - Author: Yukio Mishima
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#43. Alone,alone! It is a fact, you hear more acutely and you see and think most acutely,when you are alone.
Alone, alone! But there is happiness in alone, if you believe you have chosen it. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#44. I've always been somebody who's acutely aware of my mortality. - Author: Julianne Moore
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#45. I'm one of those people who is colour blind to a certain degree. And that doesn't mean I'm not acutely aware of race in our country and abroad and in the world. I know what's going on, and I'm very aware of it. - Author: Mike Colter
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#46. Here's the truth about healing. It's a fucking myth - an idea they try to sell you on to keep you from killing yourself. You love someone and they leave, but they never entirely go away. You feel them there, acutely, like an amputated limb. - Author: Paula Garner
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#47. I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this. - Author: A. C. Benson
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#48. Marijuana is self-punishing. It makes you acutely sensitive, and in this world, what worse punishment could there be? - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#49. At this point I thought 'We made it,' by which I meant 'We survived.' I also was acutely aware that my childhood dream of flying into space had just come true. - Author: Ron Garan
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#50. One of the things you have to be acutely aware of when shooting episodes out of order is your character's relationship with the other characters. - Author: Gina Bellman
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#51. People who are very vain are usually equally susceptible; and they who feel one thing acutely, will so feel another. - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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#52. They wanted me to play more sports because they were acutely sensitive to their children being one hundred percent American, and they believed that all Americans played sports and loved sports. - Author: Martin Lewis Perl
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#53. In despair there are the most intense enjoyments, especially when one is acutely conscious of the hopelessness of one's position. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#54. We are told about the world before we see it. We imagine most things before we experience them. And those preconceptions, unless education has made us acutely aware, govern deeply the whole process of perception. - Author: Walter Lippmann
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#55. Before my cancer was diagnosed, I knew that someday I would die, but I didn't know when. After the diagnosis, I knew that someday I would die, but I didn't know when. But now I knew it acutely. - Author: Paul Kalanithi
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#56. I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#57. She and I seem to be more alike than not, acutely aware of the strangeness of the world and charmed by it's mysteries. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#58. I can explain why I have to do what I'm about to do, but I'm acutely aware that an explanation is not a righteous justification. What's bad is bad even if necessary. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#59. Hitler suffered acutely from meteorism; perhaps he did not suffer so acutely as those around him, since meteorism is uncontrolled farting, a condition exacerbated by Hitler's strictly vegetarian diet. - Author: A. N. Wilson
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#60. Nothing really known can continue to be acutely fascinating. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#61. The great mass of human beings are not acutely selfish. After the age of about thirty they abandon individual ambition - in many cases, indeed, they almost abandon the sense of being individuals at all - and live chiefly for others, or are simply smothered under drudgery. - Author: George Orwell
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#62. If you are considering building your own business, you need to be acutely aware of who you're spending your time with and who your teachers are. It's a crucial consideration. - Author: Robert T. Kiyosaki
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#63. very acutely conscious - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#64. It is privilege of living to be acutely, agonizingly conscious of the moment that is always present and always passing. - Author: Marya Mannes
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#65. I think that children are acutely sensitive to injustice because they live in a world that is absolutely filled with injustice. They have very, very little power, and they are extremely aware of power relations. - Author: Deborah Eisenberg
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#66. The shock of public hostility served as a stimulant. It made them acutely conscious of how society functioned. - Author: David Brooks
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#67. Must acknowledge, that to act properly is much more valuable than to think justly or reason acutely. - Author: Thomas Reid
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#68. She'd been acutely aware that terror, betrayal, and cruelty had a human face, but she had not sufficiently appreciated that courage, kindness, and love had a human face as well. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#69. Once a man has tasted creative action, then thereafter, no matter how safely he schools himself in patience, he is restive, acutely dissatisfied with anything else. He becomes as a lover to whom abstinence is intolerable. - Author: Jean Toomer
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#70. The point of poetry is to be acutely discomforting, to prod and provoke, to poke us in the eye, to punch us in the nose, to knock us off our feet, to take our breath away. - Author: Paul Muldoon
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#71. Gorbachev was acutely aware of the [USSR] economic problems, and it was central to all he did. He wanted to change the system in hopes of saving it. In the end he could not. - Author: David Hoffman
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#72. Both black and gleaming, ostentatiously so. I was acutely aware of our luggage piling up on the platform, matching and initialed and gleaming with comfortable wealth. I couldn't help but - Author: Melanie Benjamin
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#73. I don't believe there was ever anybody who loved being happy as much as I did. What I mean is that I was so acutely conscious of being happy, so appreciative of it; that I wasn't ever bored, and was always and continuously grateful for the whole delicious loveliness of the world. - Author: Elizabeth Von Arnim
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#74. Because we lived only a mile outside the town of Mayfield, I was acutely conscious of being country. I felt inferior to people in town because we had to grow our food and make our clothes. - Author: Bobbie Ann Mason
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#75. Some have the temperament and tastes of genius, without its creative power. They feel acutely, but express tamely. - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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#76. My father served as an Army doctor in West Germany in the late '50s and early '60s. As a result, he and my mother - both native southerners - were acutely aware of what had happened during the Holocaust. - Author: Greg Iles
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#77. I thought being in the wheelchair might be kind of limiting for me as an actor. It turned out cool in a lot of ways. Of course, at the end of the day, I can get up out of the chair and go home, but I'm very acutely aware that most people can't, so I try to give the situation that depth. - Author: Jim Beaver
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#78. To be acutely conscious is a disease, a real, honest-to-goodness disease. - Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
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#79. To be human was to be melodramatic, to feel things acutely, love and hate and lust, to search for the Holy Grail, outrun the other kids in the fifty-yard dash and care mightily about it. - Author: Nevada Barr
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#80. He believed that there was need in the world for a class freed from the handicap of law and morality, a class acutely adaptable and immoral; a class bent on achieving, not the equality of all men, but the production, at the top, of the superman. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#81. Money ... those who don't have enough of it are only aware of what it can buy them. When you finally have enough of it you become aware- acutely aware-of all the things it can't buy ... the really important things, like youth, health, love, peace of mind. - Author: F. Paul Wilson
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#82. It is not only impolitic and injudicious to even attempt to think ouside a box with a linearly skewed, acutely constrained and partial view. I would rather choose to think iside an infinitesimal pinfold but in 3D. - Author: John Onyango Agumba
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#83. You become acutely aware, if you're touring a lot, that you need new songs to invigorate the live show. And make it interesting for yourself, too. - Author: Bryan Ferry
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#84. Any disease that is treated as a mystery and acutely enough feared will be felt to be morally, if not literally, contagious. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#85. But I recently celebrated my thirtieth birthday and became acutely aware of my age, and the passing of time. - Author: Judith Kinghorn
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#86. Having lived through the transition from totalitarianism, I am acutely mindful of the need to never take for granted the basic freedoms of thought, expression and belief that democracy brings. - Author: Daisaku Ikeda
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#87. The professional is acutely aware of the intangibles that go into inspiration. Out of respect for them, she lets them work. She grants them their sphere while she concentrates on hers. - Author: Steven Pressfield
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#88. There is nothing that sharpens a man's senses so acutely as to know that bitter and determined enemies are in pursuit of him night and day. - Author: Frederick Russell Burnham
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#89. I was not the only young nurse to be acutely conscious of a heightened sex appeal when in uniform. Ironically, the draconian old sisters and matrons who rigidly enforced the uniform seemed to be unaware of the effect it had on the male sex. - Author: Jennifer Worth
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#90. I have been acutely aware of the noise of the wash. The slow, steady beat of those little waves lapping the shore sounds like the rhythm of an ancient heart. And I know that this place is old, so old time doesn't matter. - Author: Kirsty Eagar
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#91. But by this time I was acutely conscious of the gap between law and justice. I knew that the letter of the law was not as important as who held the power in any real-life situation. - Author: Howard Zinn
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#92. If you realize too acutely how valuable time is, you are too paralyzed to do anything. - Author: Katharine Butler Hathaway
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#93. I've always been acutely aware of differences and the way you are supposed to act if you want to be popular. - Author: Madonna Ciccone
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#94. A man with an invention on which he has spent his life, but has no means to get it developed for the good of humanity - or even patented for himself - must feel the pinch of poverty very acutely. - Author: James Payn
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#95. Nobody is weirder than your own family, and I think teenagers feel that particularly acutely; the fact that you can walk five steps ahead of your parents and still be in the same family, but refuse to acknowledge it. - Author: Simon Templeman
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#96. Preserve your peace of mind. There is not much time; all things end in death. Do not lament the past too much, or fear the future too acutely, ot waste too much energy on other peoples' woes, in case the present dissolves altogether. - Author: Fay Weldon
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#97. Each day, the world is made fresh again, holy, and she takes it in, in all its raw intensity, like a young child. She feels something bloom in her chest - joy or grief, eventually they are inseparable. The world is so acutely beautiful, for all its horrors, that she will be sorry to leave it. - Author: Debra Dean
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#98. But I'm acutely aware that the possibility of fraud is even more prevalent in today's world because of the Internet and cell phones and the opportunity for instant communication with strangers. - Author: Armistead Maupin
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#99. As a child you are in some ways more acutely aware of what people feel about one another than you are when childhood has come to an end. - Author: Anthony Powell
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#100. The angry person is acutely sensitive to all they are owed by the world, and blind to all they have received - Author: Jules Evans
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