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#1. There is nothing more guaranteed to reduce a man to the essentials than to live beneath the sky. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#2. No one had experiences any more, only traumas. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#3. It is the generation of the unemphatic. Steal, kill, lie, fornicate, but beware of indulging with conviction. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#4. Thus, only in a hopeful and confident temper, in a proud and constructive spirit, will we rescue the present and safeguard the future of our beloved country. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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#5. I don't know why everybody doesn't write because everybody talks. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#6. With so many forty- and fifty something mums and dads in Converse stalking the streets, I can see why there's a slew of books about the menopause and middle age, the most recent addition being David Bainbridge's plucky, glass-half-full meditation or, as he calls it, 'natural history.' - Author: Rachel Johnson
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#7. We must be loyal to the forum of our government. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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#8. When I got a telly we had no aerial, but I discovered that if I or one of the children stood by it you could get a picture. So I had to make a statue that could stand by the telly. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#9. It is a high patriotic duty that we support and sustain the men who have been placed in position of difficulty, burden, responsibility, and even danger as the result of our suffrages. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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#10. I am deeply concerned with the diminution of the teaching strength of the country as a result of the disproportionately low salaries that are paid to teachers throughout the country. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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#11. Like pictures, men should be judged by their merits and not by their defects. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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#12. Mrs MacFarley called the valley the Glen. She called the light at early evening the gloaming. She liked to go Roaming in the Gloaming in the Glen. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#13. The mind is like the wind and the body like the sand: if you want to know how the wind is blowing , you can look at the sand. - Author: Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen
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#14. Well, I woke up one morning around Christmas, went as far as the shops, and when I got to the corner I felt this violent pain in me left leg. I mentioned it to my daughter and she took me instantly to the hospital. It turned out it was vasculitis. In other words, you can have your leg off. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#15. I grew up in the Bay Area until 1976, then I pretty much went all the way through primary and high school on Bainbridge, though like anybody who grows up on an island, I ran the first chance I got. - Author: Jonathan Evison
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#16. Everything else you grow out of, but you never recover from childhood. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#17. I like Beryl Bainbridge a great deal, and she is a writer who absolutely demands to be read a second, third, and fourth time. I admire her great courage in leaving so much unsaid and asking the reader to really engage her brain. - Author: Monica Ali
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#18. And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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#19. The modern geography of the brain has a deliciously antiquated feel to it - rather like a medieval map with the known world encircled by terra incognito where monsters roam. - Author: David Bainbridge
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#20. America stands for individual liberty, but that means an ordered liberty. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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#21. Life was absurd, she thought, bouncing her up and down as if she were a rubber ball. She longed to lose height and roll away into a corner and be forgotten. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#22. An intelligent and conscientious opposition is a part of loyalty to country. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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#23. The next day,' I'd conclude, 'when we'd returned safely to base camp, ice flowers had formed on the newly frozen sea, sculptured blooms like those waxen wreaths in the cemeteries of home. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#24. Citizens everywhere, and especially soldiers, should remember that entrenched bureaucracy, whatever the level, can be overcome. You've got to stick to it, be polite but firm, and just not take no for an answer. - Author: William G. Bainbridge
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#25. It wasn't all misery. On one of our halts we lay spreadeagled on the ice and stared up at a sky blazing with the glory of the most wonderful aurora I'd ever witnessed. I groaned beneath the splendour of those silken curtains, yellow, green, and orange, billowing at the window of the heavens. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#26. Loyalty will not permit envy, hate, and uncharitableness to creep into our public thinking. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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#27. When passion is mutual, there is always the danger of the fire burning to ashes. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#28. It seems to me that a mutually beneficial relationship between a man and woman requires the man to be dominant. A sensible woman will allow the man to think he is the most important partner. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#29. Nothing is so sad as the injustices of old age. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#30. The good NCO has never been short in confidence, either to perform the mission or to inform the superior that he or she was interfering with traditional NCO business. - Author: William G. Bainbridge
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#31. I've never been put down by a man, unless I deserved it, and have never felt inferior, - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#32. Emotions weren't like washing. There was no call to peg them out for all the world to view. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#33. At night when they prepared for bed Freda removed all her clothes and lay like a great fretful baby, majestically dimpled and curved. Brenda wore her pajamas and her underwear and a tweed coat - that was the difference between them. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#34. The social and industrial structure of America is founded upon an enlightened citizenship. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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#35. There are a few rules in investigations, and one is to never cringe at the person's appearance that you're about to pump for info. - Author: Ruth Bainbridge
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#36. The older one becomes the quicker the present fades into sepia and the past looms up in glorious technicolour - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#37. Julia follows the beach, the sand that is so white it makes her doubt the beaches in Heaven could possibly be any whiter, the water like peacock feathers lapping at the shore, vivid green blue going hyacinth out where the sea starts getting deep. - Author: Caitlin R. Kiernan
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#38. Once the grammar has been learned, writing is simply talking on paper and in time learning what not to say. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#39. A man bears the weight of his own body without knowing it, but he soon feels the weight of any other object. There is nothing, absolutely nothing, that a man cannot forget- but not himself. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#40. The prize I value most was given to me 60 years ago. I was named the girl with the cleanest fingernails. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#41. Moonlight lined the windowsills like a fall of snow. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#42. The vital accessories to my work are my reference books, such as the complete Shakespeare and a prayer book, and a large refuse bin. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#43. Being constantly with children was like wearing a pair of shoes that were expensive and too small. She couldn't bear to throw them out, but they gave her blisters. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#44. What we remember is probably fiction anyway. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#45. Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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#46. I ask you to keep in mind that you will be disappointed only to the extent that your desires or expectations fall out of harmony with reality. - Author: Jim Bainbridge
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#47. Some people find it comfortable to go through life on their knees, and good luck to them, but I prefer to keep my spine in the position nature intended. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#48. That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism, or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable or which do not command our approval. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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#49. We must stifle the voice of hatred and faction. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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#50. ...he raised his eyes above the black shapes of the trees and saw a small moon, the colour of a lemon, dragged by clouds across the sky. Moons, he thought, were so that men like himself would know they lived here on earth. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#51. The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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#52. But we must not, if we are loyal, disperse our energies in a partisan warfare that is waged without regard to its consequences to the well being, security, or honor of the country. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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#53. I've never been drawn to the feminist movement. I was brought up to believe that men had little to do with the home or children - except to bring in the money. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#54. Women are programmed to love completely, and men are programmed to spread it around. We are fools to think it's any different. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#55. The sun burnt on, drugging everything with warmth. - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#56. There are many things in this life capable of throwing people off course - the death of someone close, the loss of income or health, the realisation that cherished hopes cannot always be fulfilled - Author: Beryl Bainbridge
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#57. A liberty subject to law and subordinate to the common welfare. - Author: Bainbridge Colby
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