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#1. In 1978, when I was 17 and in my first year at university, I read approximately 3,500 pages of Dickens. - Author: Michel Faber
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#2. The word "wilderness" occurs approximately three hundred times in the Bible, and all its meanings are derogatory. - Author: Rene Dubos
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#3. Approximately 80 percent of criminal defendants are indigent and thus unable to hire a lawyer.64 Yet our nation's public defender system is woefully inadequate. - Author: Michelle Alexander
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#4. Carrot, to whom the word irony meant something to do with metal, picked up his pike and after a couple of impressive rebounds managed to cut the cake into approximately four slices. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#5. And Private Jasper Jacks awake in a dark, empty room approximately twelve feet square. - Author: John Green
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#6. The number of people on whose cooperative efforts your eventual existence depends has risen to approximately 1,000,000,000,000,000,000, which is several thousand times the total number of people who have ever lived. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#7. Gansey looked angry for approximately the length of time it took for a late butterfly to bluster by them in the autumn breeze. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#8. Although approximately 80% of osteoporosis sufferers are women, as the longevity of the male population increases, the disease will assume increasing importance in men. - Author: Gro Harlem Brundtland
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#9. The human brain does not fully mature and develop until approximately age 24. - Author: Kelly Banaski
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#10. Fentanyl is incredibly potent, approximately 80-100 times stronger than morphine and much more than heroin. Also known by the brand names Sublimaze, Duragesic, Actiq and others, fentanyl is commonly used to treat breakthrough pain in conjunction with surgical procedures. - Author: Taite Adams
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#11. Obama's policies have been approximately the same as Bush's, though there have been some slight differences, but that's not a great surprise. The Democrats supported Bush's policies. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#12. Besides, we know that approximately a third of all food produced is discarded, and "whenever food is thrown out it is as if it were stolen from the table of the poor".[29] - Author: Pope Francis
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#13. Ressentiment must therefore be strongest in a society like ours, where approximately equal rights (political and otherwise) or formal social equality, publicly recognized, go hand in hand with wide factual differences in power, property, and education. - Author: Max Scheler
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#14. I realized not long ago that by the time I leave this Earth, no matter when it is I will have officially only spent approximately 14 years of my life where I did not have to deal with cancer. - Author: Jenna Morasca
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#15. Take it from me: no matter how few or how many children you have, or how little or how much money you make, your expenses are going to exceed your income by approximately a hundred dollars a month. - Author: Teresa Bloomingdale
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#16. As I looked at material and spiritual poverty in the world around me, including approximately 2 billion people who haven't even heard the gospel, I knew that I needed to make some major changes in my life. - Author: David Platt
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#17. It is one thing to take as a given that approximately 70 percent of an entering high school freshman class will not attend college, but to assign a particular child to a curriculum designed for that 70 percent closes off for that child the opportunity to attend college. - Author: James S. Coleman
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#18. Every year, nearly two-thirds of the approximately 200,000 patients in need of a bone marrow transplant will not find a marrow donor that matches within their families. - Author: Nathan Deal
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#19. But we will play 6, 7 new songs each evening, approximately a third in the concert. I think it's a good balance. It will be very interesting to see the public's reaction. But i think when we'll play the very first new piece, we will be scared. - Author: Ed O'Brien
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#20. Scientists estimate the universe unfolded from its state of infinite destiny* - a moment commonly referred to as "the big bang" - approximately 1.3-2 x 10^10 years ago.

*Typo: "destiny" should read "density. - Author: Mark Z. Danielewski
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#21. Eugene is located in western Oregon, approximately 278 billion miles from anything. - Author: Dave Barry
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#22. Despite all the medical warnings about ketones, it turns out the fetal brain actually gets approximately 30% of its energy from ketones.[142] - Author: Lily Nichols
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#23. Note for Americans and other aliens: Milton Keynes is a new city approximately halfway between London and Birmingham. It was built to be modern, efficient, healthy, and, all in all, a pleasant place to live. Many Britons find this amusing. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#24. The total supply is capped at an arbitrary limit of 21 million, and approximately every four years the creation rate is halved. This means new bitcoins will continue to be released for more than a hundred years. - Author: Anonymous
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#25. Whatever belonging to the region of thought and feeling is uttered in words, is of necessity uttered imperfectly. For thought and feeling are infinite, and human speech, although far-reaching in scope, and marvelous in delicacy, can embody them after all but approximately and suggestively. - Author: George MacDonald
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#26. If I may discuss the idea of explosion. The number of regulations issued in the last two years is approximately the same as the number issued in the last two years of the Bush administration. - Author: Cass Sunstein
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#27. A baby smiles between fifty and seventy times a day, and a toddler approximately six hundred times, according to research. I'm sure some of us have asked ourselves where that smile goes. What robs us of it? - GOLDIE HAWN, 10 Mindful Minutes - Author: Joseph Emet
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#28. Do you know who I am?" (Cassidy)
"Cassidy Summers, approximately thirty-years-old and a waitress who isn't sure who the father of her child really is." (Ashling) - Author: Rosetta M. Overman
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#29. In Riyadh, there's going to be a huge project that will house at least 12,000 units with inhabitants of approximately 150,000 people. It's like a city within a city. - Author: Al-Waleed Bin Talal
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#30. The storage capacity of the average human brain is two-hundred and fifty-six exabytes. However, the average adult human only uses approximately one billionth of that storage space effectively. This means my knowledge capacity is approximately three thousand trillion times that of your average human. - Author: Michael Monroe
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#31. Domestic violence does not only happen to adults. Forty percent of girls age 14 to 17 report knowing someone their age who has been hit or beaten by a boyfriend, and approximately one in five female high school students reports being physically and sexually abused by a dating partner. - Author: Dianne Feinstein
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#32. In the gametes of an individual hybrid the Anlagen for each individual parental character are found in all possible combinations but never in a single gamete the Anlagen for a pair of characters. Each combination occurs with approximately the same frequency. - Author: Carl Correns
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#33. She's adorable ." "How would you know?" "I'm gay, not blind. Her hair's all poofy and she's got a great nose. I mean, a great nose. And, what? What do you people like? Boobs? She seems to have boobs. They seem to be of approximately normal boob size. What else do you want? - Author: John Green
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#34. If you feel depressed for an hour, you've produced approximately eighteen billion new cells that have more receptors calling out for depressed-type peptides and fewer calling out for feel-good peptides. - Author: Chris Prentiss
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#35. It is true that at the time [1962] we had a strategic nuclear force of approximately five thousand warheads compared to the Soviet's three hundred. - Author: Robert McNamara
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#36. Humans have lived for much, much longer than the approximately 10,000 years of settled agricultural civilization. - Author: Howard Rheingold
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#37. In network theory, the value of a system grows as approximately the square of the number of users of the system. - Author: Robert Metcalfe
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#38. If you didn't auction the [CO2] permits, it would represent the largest corporate welfare program that has ever been enacted in the history of the United States. All of the evidence is that what would occur is that corporate profits would increase by approximately the value of the permits. - Author: Peter R. Orszag
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#39. With approximately 75 per cent of our rubbish generated by packaging, a few simple steps - buying loose fruit and veg, choosing products with recyclable packaging, and avoiding individually wrapped portions - can have a big impact. - Author: Sheherazade Goldsmith
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#40. We have been restraining the growth of the cost of education-that is, tuition, room and board-to be within approximately one and a half percentage points of the consumer price index. - Author: Charles Vest
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#41. Between finishing emails, loading the fridge, unloading the dishwasher, getting our son to eat his chicken nuggets and my dog to swallow her pill, it takes approximately 32 days for my husband and I to complete a discussion and 46 to wrap up a fight. - Author: Emma McLaughlin
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#42. I show up in my writing room at approximately 10 A.M. every morning without fail. Sometimes my muse sees fit to join me there and sometimes she doesn't, but she always knows where I'll be. She doesn't need to go hunting in the taverns or on the beach or drag the boulevard looking for me. - Author: Tom Robbins
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#43. The doctors had been impressed that I was even alive. When I had asked one of them approximately how much blood I had lost, he had responded wryly with "most of it. - Author: Larry Correia
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#44. Not everyone voted for me, but the fact that we have so far approximately 32 seats in the 50 seat parliament demonstrates the enthusiasm and the faith and the trust the Fijian people have had for both the track record of my government and FijiFirst manifesto. - Author: Frank Bainimarama
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#45. dialysis is therapy has been initiated, the average expected remaining life span is approximately 8 years. - Author: Marie Stephens
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#46. Instead, it is the reality that the God-forsaken one experienced in an eminent way because no one can even approximately experience the abandonment by God as horribly as the Son, who shares the same essence with the Father for all eternity. - Author: Hans Urs Von Balthasar
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#47. Most of the mutual fund investments I have are index funds, approximately 75%. - Author: Charles R. Schwab
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#48. No one can tell time except approximately, time never stands still to be named. - Author: Fredric Brown
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#49. Mr. Speaker, Delaware River's regional ports handle approximately 58 million tons of cargo yearly. - Author: Robert Brady
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#50. After we go through the Starbucks drive-thru and spend approximately two hundred dollars on four cups of coffee, we head to the studio. - Author: Kim Holden
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#51. Additionally, I have spent approximately 1,736 hours of this one precious life waiting for the man to finish and pretending that felt good. And I want a refund. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#52. In 1968, the situation at Harvard was not one of which we can be proud. In that year, the proportion of minority persons in salary and wage positions was approximately 3 per cent. Virtually no minority workers were employed on Harvard construction projects. - Author: Derek Bok
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#53. The FBI had once estimated there were approximately two-hundred and fifty serial killers active in the US at any one time. Alex's job was whittling that number down, one murderous asshole at a time. - Author: Toni Anderson
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#54. Japan has a low crime rate, unless you count the fact that approximately every fifteen minutes the entire Cabinet gets indicted for taking bribes. - Author: Dave Barry
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#55. President John F. Kennedy died at approximately 1:00 CST today, here in Dallas. He died of a gunshot wound to the brain. I have no other details regarding the assassination of the president. - Author: Malcolm Kilduff
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#56. The probability for the chance of formation of the smallest, simplest form of living organism known is 1 to 10340,000,000 ... The size of this figure is truly staggering, since there are only supposed to be approximately 10 electrons in the whole universe! - Author: Harold Morowitz
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#57. In Arkansas alone, approximately three quarters of a million people are at risk of going hungry, and one in four children does not get enough to eat, so my goal is to bring awareness to this tragic issue. - Author: Blanche Lincoln
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#58. I was about 13, in some ways, when I wrote the first book. Approximately 18 when I wrote the second. - Author: Jonathan Franzen
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#59. When you are dealing with approximately two-plus hours every few years to do a story, you don't have the luxury of having excessive screen time to explore, in detail and in-depth, lots of other subsidiary or ancillary supporting characters. - Author: Michael Uslan
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#60. My advice is this. For Christ's sake, don't write a book that is suitable for a kid of 12 years old, because the kids who read who are 12 years old are reading books for adults. I read all of the James Bond books when I was about 11, which was approximately the right time to read James Bond books. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#61. The market is incredibly inefficient and capable on rare occasions of being utterly dysfunctional. And people have a really hard time getting their brain around that fact. They want to believe that it's approximately efficient almost all the time, and it simply isn't true. - Author: Jeremy Grantham
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#62. Does there, I wonder, exist a being who has read all, or approximately all, that the person of average culture is supposed to have read, and that not to have read is a social sin? If such a being does exist, surely he is an old, a very old man. - Author: Arnold Bennett
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#63. At the end of the thirty-month war Biafra was a vast smoldering rubble. The head count at the end of the war was perhaps three million dead, which was approximately 20 percent of the entire population. - Author: Chinua Achebe
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#64. For the next approximately three years, I have got Nathan to take care of. I know that once he graduates from high school, he will be off doing whatever it is he is going to be doing - probably playing ice hockey. - Author: Barbara Mandrell
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#65. Nutrition science, which after all only got started less than two hundred years ago, is today approximately where surgery was in the year 1650 - very promising, and very interesting to watch, but are you ready to let them operate on you? I think I'll wait awhile. - Author: Michael Pollan
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#66. Very few people realize that the ionizing radiation levels on a commercial jet airplane at cruising altitude are approximately 28 times higher than ground level. - Author: Steven Magee
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#67. Can quantum mechanics represent the fact that an electron finds itself approximately in a given place and that it moves approximately with a given velocity, and can we make these approximations so close that they do not cause experimental difficulties? - Author: Werner Heisenberg
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#68. Almost the only persons who may be said to comprehend even approximately the significance, principles, and purposes of Socialism are the chief leaders of the extreme wings of the Socialistic forces, and perhaps a few of the money kings themselves. - Author: Benjamin Tucker
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#69. Whatever the reason for enlisting, by 1865 the Union had sworn in 2,128,948 men, approximately one-third of the military-age male population of the northern states, while the Confederacy probably enrolled a little under 1 million men, about four-fifths of its military-age male population. - Author: Allen C. Guelzo
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#70. Various polls have indicated that approximately 10% of Americans (25 million people) have seen them at close range so that details of the structure of the object can be discerned. - Author: Steven M. Greer
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#71. Stony One replies, in a general way, 'All right. Everybody knows where to find Durdles, when he's wanted.' Which, if not strictly true, is approximately so, if taken to express that Durdles may always be found in a state of vagabondage somewhere. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#72. Everyone (with the exception of certain school boards in the United States) now knows that the universe is not static but is expanding and that the expansion began in an incredibly hot, dense Big Bang approximately 13.72 billion years ago. - Author: Lawrence M. Krauss
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#73. In large part, thanks to widespread immunization, the number of young children dying each year has declined significantly, from approximately 14 million in 1979 to slightly less than eight million in 2010. - Author: Seth Berkley
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#74. The way to deal with danger is to know approximately how much of it there is, where it is likely to be found, and how to deal with it when it arises. - Author: Henepola Gunaratana
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#75. The wireless segment is approximately 50 percent of our business ... we believe this is an industry-wide phenomenon and that we are, in fact, maintaining if not gaining market share. - Author: Antonio Perez
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#76. There are approximately nine trillion cells in my body and every single one of them hates hiking. And walking. Just moving for extended periods of time in general, really. All nine trillion of us would rather be in bed. - Author: Sara Wolf
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#77. In 2000, when my partner Ben Horowitz was CEO of the first cloud computing company, Loudcloud, the cost of a customer running a basic Internet application was approximately $150,000 a month. - Author: Marc Andreessen
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#78. But a woman's right to leave a marriage can also be a lifesaver for men. The Centers on Disease Control reports that the rate at which husbands were killed by their wives fell by approximately two-thirds between 1981 and 1998, in part because women could more easily leave their partners.32 - Author: Stephanie Coontz
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#79. Your financial cost can best be figured out when you realize that if you were to devote the same time and energy to business instead of gold, you would be a millionaire in approximately six weeks. - Author: Buddy Hackett
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#80. ... an implicit assumption is always: what will happen next already happened (exactly or approximately) in the past. - Author: Henk W. Broer
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#81. Elmer has the mentality of approximately one peanut. - Author: Frank Zappa
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#82. Be approximately right rather than exactly wrong. - Author: John Tukey
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#83. The largest portion of our state budget is Health and Human Services. It will grow by approximately $500 million. A half a billion dollars is a very big number. - Author: Mitt Romney
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#84. The Marine Corps went from 15,000, which its strength was when I was Commandant, to approximately 400,000 when I retired, and more than that afterward, without losing its individual characteristics. It was the same Marine Corps. It was not different in any respect. - Author: Thomas Holcomb
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#85. Incidentally, an Excel cell can hold approximately 32,000 characters. - Author: Nancy Conner
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#86. Domestic violence causes far more pain than the visible marks of bruises and scars. It is devastating to be abused by someone that you love and think loves you in return. It is estimated that approximately 3 million incidents of domestic violence are reported each year in the United States. - Author: Dianne Feinstein
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#87. They're soul mates. She has about as much brain as a retarded billiards ball, and he approximately the same. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#88. Approximately four years ago, we were told that Jerry Rice would be a free agent and there were people who felt that he no longer could contribute. - Author: Al Davis
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#89. A capitalist is someone who derives a substantial share of his income from his equity in producing companies. On this scale the figures are discouraging. Approximately ninety percent of the capital of this country is owned by five or less percent of the American people. - Author: William F. Buckley Jr.
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#90. In a few years, all great physical constants will have been approximately estimated, and that the only occupation which will be left to men of science will be to carry these measurements to another place of decimals. - Author: James C. Maxwell
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#91. I've done approximately 15 films, and most of the things I've done have either been stunt or costume work. - Author: Verne Troyer
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#92. Approximately 80% of all the antibiotics consumed in the United States are used for animal production, not human health. - Author: Paul G. Falkowski
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#93. I started dancing when I saw Fred Astaire in 'Flying Down to Rio,' at approximately nine years old. Fred Astaire influenced me, more than anything, to be in 'show business.' - Author: Stanley Donen
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#94. In humans, statistically, once we reach 30 years of age our chance of dying doubles approximately once every eight years. It's as simple as that. - Author: Jules Howard
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#95. wealth in the rich countries is currently divided into two approximately equal (or comparable) parts: real estate and financial assets. - Author: Thomas Piketty
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#96. Most of the doctors in the Tunisian administration, especially those in country districts, contracted typhus and approximately one third of them died of it. - Author: Charles Jules Henry Nicole
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#97. Other studies indicate that compared to Western parents, Chinese parents spend approximately ten times as long every day drilling academic activities with their children. By contrast, Western kids are more likely to participate in sports teams. This - Author: Amy Chua
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#98. It's better to solve the right problem approximately than to solve the wrong problem exactly. - Author: John Tukey
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#99. I have been a gigantic Rolling Stones fan since approximately the Spanish-American War. - Author: Dave Barry
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#100. slave rebellions occurred on approximately 10 percent of all slave ships, - Author: Bernard Bailyn
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