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#1. Structural linguistics is a bitterly divided and unhappy profession, and a large number of its practitioners spend many nights drowning their sorrows in Ouisghian Zodahs. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#2. I just don't get it. You've been in love with this bloke since you were a kid, and he's never once got his hair cut short enough that it doesn't poke him in the damn eye. - Author: Kristina Adams
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#3. Oh, alright. You're no fun," he sighed. "My name is Razor."
"What kind of a name is that?"
"It's a nickname."
"What kind of a nickname is that?"
"Spike, Blade, Fang - all the good, deadly objects were already taken. It was the best I could do. - Author: Ada Adams
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#4. You will need to know the difference between Friday and a fried egg. It's quite a simple difference, but an important one. Friday comes at the end of the week, whereas a fried egg comes out of a hen. Like most things, of course, it isn't quite that simple. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#5. A certain joyful, though humble, confidence becomes us when we pray in the Mediator's name. It is due to Him; when we pray in His name it should be without wavering. Remember His merits, and how prevalent they must be. "Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace." - Author: Nehemiah Adams
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#6. Hey, er ... " said Zaphod, "what's your name?"
The man looked at them doubtfully.
"I don't know. Why, do you think I should have one? It seems very odd to
give a bundle of vague sensory perceptions a name. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#7. Somebody who's learning how to ice skate for the first time would need skates, a helmet for head protection and elbow pads, because you do fall quite a bit. - Author: Gerad Adams
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#8. There is no worse flaw in man's character than that of wanting to belong. - Author: David Adams Richards
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#9. Frith meant us to get back," replied Holly. "That's the real reason why we're here. - Author: Richard Adams
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#10. One of the things Ford Perfect had always found hardest to understand about humans was their habit of continually stating and repeating the very very obvious, as in It's a nice day, or You're very tall, or Oh dear you've fallen down a thirty-foot well, are you alright? - Author: Douglas Adams
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#11. One of the reasons why you like to do your own drawings is, your style changes over time. And there's something about that that keeps it fresh to the viewer. - Author: Scott Adams
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#12. In most groups the craziest person is in control. It starts because no one wants the problems that come from pissing off a crazy person. It's just smarter and easier sometimes to let the crazy person have his or her way. - Author: Scott Adams
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#13. I think you should leave [the scar]. [...] It's not as bad as you think. It will look better once it is healed. And besides, you already have a classical beauty. This gives you a romantic beauty as well. - Author: April Adams
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#14. People wanted me to do a CD-ROM of 'Hitchhiker's,' and I thought, 'No, no.' I didn't want to just sort of reverse-engineer yet another thing from a book I'd already written. I think that the digital media are interesting enough in their own right to be worth originating something in. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#15. It's hard to be bipolar and bicoastal at the same time. - Author: Ryan Adams
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#16. The surface causes of Adams's anxieties are not difficult to discern. Every activist knew the penalty for treason. Every congressman knew that prison, perhaps death, would be his reward if the American rebellion failed. - Author: John Ferling
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#17. Then who is it?" said Arthur. "Well," said Ford, "if we're lucky it's just the Vogons come to throw us in to space." "And if we're unlucky?" "If we're unlucky," said Ford grimly, "the captain might be serious in his threat that he's going to read us some of his poetry first ... . - Author: Douglas Adams
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#18. The common view of marriage as a primitive institution implies in the man more than arbitrary superiority, such as he exercised over the child, which still remained free. The woman's slavery was assumed to be for life. - Author: Henry Adams
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#19. And wow! Hey! What's this thing coming towards me very fast? Very very fast. So big and flat and round, it needs a big wide sounding word like ... ow ... ound ... round ... ground! That's it! That's a good name - ground! I wonder if it will be friends with me? - Author: Douglas Adams
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#20. It's the place that worries you," said Hazel. "I don't like it myself, but it won't go on forever. - Author: Richard Adams
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#21. As an actress people always tease me like: if there's anything you can do to make yourself unattractive you will do it. - Author: Amy Adams
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#22. I want to be a great player. I don't want to play for the money. I don't want to play for fame. I'd just as soon no one knew who I was. I want to play football because it's football. - Author: Gaines Adams
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#23. The only reasonable goal in life is maximizing your total lifetime experience of something called happiness. That might sound selfish, but it's not. Only a sociopath or a hermit can find happiness through extreme selfishness. A normal person needs to treat others well in order to enjoy life. - Author: Scott Adams
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#24. John Quincy Adams resolved to the discipline of rejecting argument for argument's sake would he sees that a fellow cabinet member is trying to draw him in to debating proposals the president will already reject. - Author: Paul C. Nagel
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#25. If it makes you laugh, if it makes you cry, if it rips out your heart, that's a good picture. - Author: Eddie Adams
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#26. I guess in this culture of ever-shortening attention spans, it's good if a song can lift us out of the madness, even if only for a few minutes. - Author: Peter Bradley Adams
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#27. I think this ship's brand new," said Ford. "How can you tell?" asked Arthur. "Have you got some exotic device for measuring the age of metal?" "No, I just found this sales brochure lying on floor - Author: Douglas Adams
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#28. supposed to do, Lace?" he asked gruffly. "She's my sister. I - Author: Noelle Adams
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#29. I'd rather have sung one of Elektra's solos. I can relate to her anger." "You - Author: Anna Adams
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#30. That one who does not get fun and enjoyment out of every day in which he lives, needs to reorganize his life. And the sooner the better, for pure enjoyment throughout life has more to do with one's happiness and efficiency than almost any other single element. - Author: George Matthew Adams
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#31. in her four-year-old sedan. "Something's wrong. You can't ignore it when something sounds off in - Author: Noelle Adams
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#32. In the future, airplanes will be flown by a dog and a pilot. And the dog's job will be to make sure that if the pilot tries to touch any of the buttons, the dog bites him. - Author: Scott Adams
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#33. There's terrible evil in the world."
It comes from men," said Holly. "All other elil do what they have to do and Frith moves them as he moves us. They live on the earth and they need food. Men will never rest till they've spoiled the earth and destroyed the animals. - Author: Richard Adams
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#34. Having a purpose, that's the key. - Author: Will Adams
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#35. One of Zaphod's heads looked away. The other turned round to see what the first was looking at, but it wasn't looking at anything very much. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#36. Ford!" he said, "there's an infinite number of monkeys outside who want to talk to us about this script for Hamlet they've worked out. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#37. It's the big question of every TV show, right, where you have these two people who it's clear the world wants to put them together and everyone wants to see them together, but also when you're telling these stories you can't throw these people together immediately. - Author: Patrick J. Adams
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#38. The Electric Monk's day was going tremendously well and he broke into an excited gallop. That is to say that, excitedly, he spurred his horse to a gallop and, unexcitedly, his horse broke into it. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#39. It's very simple," said Ford, "my client, Mr. Dent, says that he will stop lying here in the mud on the sole condition that you come and take over from him. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#40. It's time to stop thinking of the Republican Party as an exclusive club where your ideological card is checked at the door, and start thinking about how we can attract more solution-based leaders like Nathan Fletcher and Anthony Adams. - Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger
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#41. Here's what the Encyclopedia Galactica has to say about alcohol. It says that alcohol is a colourless volatile liquid formed by the fermentation of sugars and also notes its intoxicating effect on certain carbon-based life forms. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#42. My gut is telling me is that this is where I'm supposed to be. It's like I left my dreams in a jar on a shelf in my childhood closet, and now I only need to reach up and open the lid so they can come true. - Author: Ellery Adams
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#43. Science has achieved some wonderful things, of course, but I'd far rather be happy than right any day." "And are you?" "No. That's where it all falls down, of course. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#44. That's right!" agreed Majikthise. "You'll have a national Philosophers' strike on your hands!" The - Author: Douglas Adams
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#45. When your world has shattered, ain't nothing else matters. It ain't over, it's only love and that's all. - Author: Bryan Adams
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#46. In Hollywood, everyone wants what someone else wants. It's like a law. - Author: Max D. Adams
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#47. It's funny, as a little kid, you look up to those guys who you play as in 'Madden,' and now to see myself in the game, it's an honor. - Author: Gaines Adams
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#48. Yeah, could you just sort of keep this robot with you and guard this end of the passageway. Okay?" "Guard?" said Arthur. "What from? You just said there's no one here." "Yeah, well, just for safety, okay?" said Zaphod. "Whose? Yours or mine? - Author: Douglas Adams
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#49. Ah, shit," he said, "you wake me up from my own perfectly good dream to show me somebody else's." He - Author: Douglas Adams
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#50. threw me off guard." The chief's eyes crinkled - Author: Ellery Adams
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#51. There's supposed to be drama. The dull stories never make it into the books. - Author: Ellery Adams
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#52. You know how you let yourself think that everything will be all right if you can only get to a certain place or do a certain thing. But when you get there you find it's not that simple. - Author: Richard Adams
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#53. You're going to have things to repent, boy,' Mr. John had told Nick. 'That's one of the best things there is. You can always decide whether to repent them or not. But the thing is to have them. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#54. I think he probably wants you to play Scrabble with him again,' said Ford, 'he's pointing to the letters.'
'Probably spelt crzjgrdwldiwdc again, I keep on telling him there's only one g in crzjgrdwldiwdc. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#55. The chances of finding out what's really going on in the universe are so remote, the only thing to do is hang the sense of it and keep yourself occupied. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#56. Six pints of bitter, said Ford Prefect. And quickly please, the world's about to end. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#57. Unlike a lot of people, I don't feel powerless. I know I can do something. But anyone can do something, it's not about being special. It's about deciding to do it - to dive into work for peace and justice and care for everybody on the planet. - Author: Patch Adams
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#58. People have to go through what they have to go through. I think in some cases you sort of bring things on yourself and that's what you want it to be than that's the way it is. - Author: Bryan Adams
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#59. I remember very little about writing the first series of 'Hitchhiker's.' It's almost as if someone else wrote it. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#60. Most of them had not understood Blackberry's discovery of the raft and at once forgot it. - Author: Richard Adams
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#61. Space," it says, "is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mindbogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to space, listen ... - Author: Douglas Adams
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#62. It's hard to view myself sometimes as even in the same league as other musicians, mainly because there's so much music before me. I feel overinformed by different styles and different possibilities. - Author: Ryan Adams
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#63. Can you lose everything, you ever had planned?
Can you sit down again, and play another hand?
Could you risk everything, for the chance of being alone?
Under pressure find the grace, or would you come undone?
That's how legends are made, at least that's what they say? - Author: Bryan Adams
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#64. I have been listening," said Arthur, "but I'm not sure it's helped. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#65. Here's an interesting little notion. Did you realize that most people's lives are governed by telephone numbers? - Author: Douglas Adams
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#66. What's that?" he yelped. "Don't worry," said Ford, "they haven't started yet." "Thank God for that," said Arthur, and relaxed. "It's probably just your house being knocked down, - Author: Douglas Adams
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#67. I didn't necessarily fit in in high school. I felt very awkward. I still feel completely awkward and weird in my body sometimes. I'm hoping that's going to go away, but I've just embraced it as reality. - Author: Amy Adams
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#68. Richard reflected that Dirk's was a face into which too much had already been put. What with that and the amount he talked, the traffic through his mouth was almost incessant. His ears, on the other hand, remained almost totally unused in normal conversation. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#69. For a while there's nothing I can do but stand in the middle of the road, because going forward hurts too much. Going forward means continuing to try, when trying is so hard. The world is filled with idiots and assholes and monsters. Where are the guardian angels? - Author: Carolyn Lee Adams
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#70. The medium of response in America is fame; that's how a person that bounces a ball can make millions of dollars, and a school teacher with no fame makes $35,000. - Author: Patch Adams
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#71. The waiter smiled a polite little waiter's smile. He had almost exhausted his polite little waiter repertoire and would soon be slipping into his role of a rather tight-lipped and sarcastic little waiter. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#72. I expect to retire to a fine-grained heaven where the temperatures are always consistent, where the images slide before one's eyes in a continual cascade of form and meaning. - Author: Ansel Adams
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#73. Man's rights are evident branches of, rather than deductions from, the duty of self-preservation, commonly called the first law of nature. - Author: Samuel Adams
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#74. In the beginning the Universe was created.
This had made many people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#75. That's why I played music; my social skills were limited. I think a lot of people that experience that pick up guitars, because they can't communicate otherwise. - Author: Ryan Adams
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#76. The rabbits mingled naturally. They did not talk for talking's sake, in the artificial manner that human beings - and sometimes even their dogs and cats - do. But this did not mean that they were not communicating; merely that they were not communicating by talking. - Author: Richard Adams
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#77. On a globe it looks like a swollen California. Within that space, though, are twenty-thousand-foot peaks, the world's deepest canyon (twice as deep as the Grand Canyon), unmapped Amazon jungle and the driest desert on earth. - Author: Mark Adams
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#78. It's hard to argue with the government. Remember, they are they run the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, so they must know a thing or two about satisfying women. - Author: Scott Adams
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#79. That's how I prepare for anything - I read whatever I can get my hands on, talk to people. I'm a bit of a nerd like that. - Author: Amy Adams
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#80. Everyone says there's a lack of leadership in the world these days. I think we should all be thankful, because the only reason for leadership is to convince people to do things that are either dangerous (like invading another country) or stupid (working extra hard without extra pay). - Author: Scott Adams
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#81. My work is my language and I don't discuss it very easily. It's difficult for me to verbalize my feelings, or to intellectualize my work. In fact, it used to annoy me when Ansel Adams and Paul Strand yak-yak-yakked about what photography meant, and I told them so. - Author: Brett Weston
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#82. I'm curious how you'll know it works. I assume it's mostly a cosmetic change. - Author: Scott Adams
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#83. I can't imagine not reporting. It's such a habit of mind for me, I do it even in my social life. If I'm nervous at a party, I just start interviewing people. - Author: Lorraine Adams
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#84. You're crazy, Zaphod," he was saying, "Magrathea is a myth, a fairy story, it's what parents tell their kids about at night if they want them to grow up to become economists, - Author: Douglas Adams
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#85. Falling in love is a crazy thing to do. It's kind of like a form of socially acceptable insanity. - Author: Amy Adams
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#86. Let the pulpit resound with the doctrine and sentiments of religious liberty. Let us hear of the dignity of man's nature, and the noble rank he holds among the works of God ... Let it be known that British liberties are not the grants of princes and parliaments. - Author: John Adams
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#87. I am a quick study - I can memorize a script in an hour - but I can't remember a name three seconds. I've even forgotten my wife's name on occasion. - Author: Don Adams
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#88. You may think it's a wonderful thing to be saved by Lord Frith in his power. How many rabbits has that happened to, I wonder? But I tell you, it was far more frightening than being chased by the Efrafans. - Author: Richard Adams
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#89. The door wasn't closing. Shiloh's spirit opened up as she considered the possibilities. - Author: Stacy Hawkins Adams
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#90. True friends never turn you away when all you need is someone to talk to. Ever. It's not the only thing that helps, but it's the only thing that works. Real friends never walk away, letting you slip deeper into the pit of despair. - Author: Northern Adams
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#91. Draiocht.
It's the Gaelic word for magic That is what you are, Ella Mae. You are Other. You are magical. - Author: Ellery Adams
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#92. Trillian did a little research in the ship's copy of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. It had some advice to offer on drunkenness.
"Go to it," it said, "and good luck. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#93. This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religion in it. John Adams, U.S. President - Author: George Washington
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#94. That's the point, it's out of date now, - Author: Douglas Adams
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#95. I know the name of Turkey's leading avant-guard publication. I know that John Quincy Adams married for money. I know that Bud Abbott was a double-crosser, that absentee ballots are very popular in Ireland, and that dwarves have prominent buttocks. - Author: A. J. Jacobs
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#96. I like the cover," he said. "Don't Panic. It's the first helpful or intelligible thing anybody's said to me all day. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#97. How hard have those intolerant of John Adams's perspective worked to strip from young people any hope of knowing the concepts and truths that help deal with life? - Author: Foster Friess
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#98. I look at history, there's not a government on the planet I respect. No country in history was ever safe to its women; internet sex is $100 billion a year industry, and 15-20 million men a day have sex with a child in sexual slavery. - Author: Patch Adams
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#99. In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular ... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice. - Author: Ansel Adams
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#100. Why should I want to make anything up? Life's bad enough as it is without wanting to invent any more of it. - Author: Douglas Adams
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