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#1. The closed circle of materialism is clear to us now - aspirations become wants, wants become needs, and self-gratification becomes a bottomless pit. - Author: Mario Cuomo
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#2. Once I started on 'Frances' I discovered it was literally a bottomless well. It devastated me to maintain that for eighteen weeks, to be immersed in this state of rage for twelve to eighteen hours a day. It spilled all over, into other areas of my life. - Author: Jessica Lange
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#3. It is not human nature which can assign the variable limits necessary to our needs. They are thus unlimited so far as they depend on the individual alone. Irrespective of any external regulatory force, our capacity for feeling is in itself an insatiable and bottomless abyss. - Author: Emile Durkheim
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#4. Other people have shrubbery in their gardens. You have a bottomless pit. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#5. There before me, staring back from bottomless blackness, was I without my self. On all fours, I stared into my eyes. I came closer, and we kissed. Who knows me best? I am only water. - Author: Pirate Lanford
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#6. Bitterness and resentment are a bottomless well. They can only be healed by the phenomenon of someone else's sorrow rising to your level of pain ... it never happens - save yourself endless hurt. - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#7. We entered a vast, bottomless silence. I scrambled for better conversation topics. This all would have been far less stressful in the movie version of our lives. The long silences would have been edited out. - Author: Catherine Lowell
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#8. Truth is found at the bottom of a bottomless pit. Jerome Facher - A Civil Action. - Author: Jonathan Harr
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#9. i'm not sure either of them had a great capacity for love, that was all. it's funny - mine feels bottomless. - Author: Elizabeth Noble
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#10. If it's your wish, I will follow you everywhere even if your throne crumbles, and your shiny crown turns to rust. Even if the bodies pile up endlessly, above the bottomless pile of corpses. Beside you as you lie softly down I will be until I hear the word "Check mate!"- Sebastian - Author: Yana Toboso
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#11. It would do her good to have some demons to fight, to be swung out in space and held over some bottomless pit now and then. - Author: Josephine Tey
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#12. Natural law has decreed it so. Isn't death as much a part of the flow as life? Why fight it? Because maybe the flow splashes into a bottomless pit past that blind turn. - Author: Thomm Quackenbush
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#13. The search for truth in cyberspace will take you through the wormhole, and there's nothing on the other side but pedants and nitpickers and bottomless ambiguity. If you're not careful, you'll spend all your time proving everything and understanding nothing. - Author: Mike Rowe
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#14. The problem isn't a Congress that won't cut spending or a president who won't raise taxes. The problem is an American public with a bottomless sense of entitlement to federal money. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#15. We have repeatedly demonstrated our species's bottomless ability to lower our standards to make information technology look good. - Author: Jaron Lanier
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#16. The bogholes might be Atlantic seepage.
The wet centre is bottomless. - Author: Seamus Heaney
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#17. Because without that source of wonder, I know that I am doomed. Without it, I will forever wander the world in a state of bottomless dissatisfaction - nothing but a howling ghost, trapped in a body made of slowly deteriorating meat. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#18. When kindness has left people, even for a few moments, we become afraid of them as if their reason had left them. When it has left a place where we have always found it, it is like shipwreck; we drop from security into something malevolent and bottomless. - Author: Willa Cather
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#19. If you depart from moral absolutes, you go into a bottomless pit. Communism and Nazism were catastrophic evils which both derived from moral relativism. Their differences were minor compared to their similarities. - Author: Paul Johnson
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#20. You may think that you've lost your passion, or that you can't identify it, or that you have so much of it, it threatens to overwhelm you. None of these is true. Fear saps passion. When we conquer our fears, we discover a boundless, bottomless, inexhaustible well of passion. - Author: Steven Pressfield
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#21. I seemed to float not into clearness, but into a darker obscure, and within a minute there had come to me out of my very pity the appalling alarm of his perhaps being innocent. It was for the instant confounding and bottomless, for if he were innocent, what then on earth was I? - Author: Henry James
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#22. The weak are the most treacherous of us all. They come to the strong and drain them. They are bottomless. They are insatiable. They are always parched and always bitter. They are everyone's concern and like vampires they suck our life's blood. - Author: Betty Davis
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#23. Behind the mask of indifference is bottomless misery and behind apparent callousness, despair. - Author: John Bowlby
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#24. I really enjoy doing theater, but doing theater in Seattle is like dropping a brick in a bottomless well. It's gratifying, but it's almost like doing radio. It's ephemeral. - Author: Dan Savage
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#25. No, when a king forgets who he is, he looks for himself in the rubble of conquered cities. He is haunted by a bottomless pit in his soul, and he will pour the blood of nations into it until the pit swallows the man himself. - Author: Andrew Peterson
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#26. Him the Almighty Power
Hurled headlong naming from the ethereal sky,
With hideous ruin and combustion, down
To bottomless perdition ; there to dwell
In adamantine chains and penal fire,
Who durst defy the Omnipotent to arms. - Author: John Milton
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#27. We do not dwell in the Palace of Truth. But, as was mentioned to me not long since, "There is a time coming when all things shall be found out." I am not so sanguine myself, believing that the well in which Truth is said to reside is really a bottomless pit. - Author: Oliver Heaviside
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#28. We lie together, quiet, under an endless sky, beside a bottomless ocean, and we don't talk about how these are all the things that brought us together. We don't talk about how we wouldn't change any of them.We don't have to, because these are the things we know by heart. - Author: Jessi Kirby
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#29. staring at her with bottomless eyes, filled with all the things he'd never now have the chance to say. - Author: Kate Morton
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#30. A writer must get beyond the thrill of a byline, plunge deeper than the words themselves, and dive head-on into a bottomless pit where all the good stories are swimming around waiting to be rescued from the soul."
Kathleen M. Rodgers ~ 1998 - Author: Kathleen M. Rodgers
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#31. Love, it seems, can be drawn from a bottomless well, and for many different kinds of thirst. "I'm - Author: Heather Lyons
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#32. Her eyes were a bottomless ocean that I would give up air to explore. - Author: Cora Carmack
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#33. Every time I go to sleep, I know I may never wake up. How could anyone expect to? You drop your tiny, helpless mind into a bottomless well, crossing your fingers and hoping when you pull it out on its flimsy fishing wire it hasn't been gnawed to bones by nameless beasts below. - Author: Isaac Marion
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#34. Thousands of years ago, after the big Titan-God war, the gods had sliced him into bits with his own scythe and scattered his remains in Tartarus, which is like the gods' bottomless recycling bin for their enemies. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#35. A bottomless pit of violence, a Tower of Babel where all are speakers and no hearers. - Author: Alexander Smith
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#36. I'm talking ideal, I live in heaven, and my stomach is bottomless. - Author: Ilana Glazer
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#37. In your books I have flung myself into the bottomless pit, performed miracles, slain, burned towns, preached new religions, conquered whole kingdoms - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#38. It is quite exhilarating to speak about a God who has an incredible bias, a notorious bias in favor of the downtrodden. You look at Exodus and the Israelites' escape from a bottomless pit. God is not evenhanded. God is biased up to his eyebrows. - Author: Desmond Tutu
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#39. Is it in these bottomless nights that you sleep in exile? - Author: Arthur Rimbaud
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#40. When you start off acting, it does seem very romantic, and the make-believe part of it all seems very exciting. It's only later that you begin to realize how fascinating the work is - that it's a bottomless pit, and you never get to the end of it. - Author: Sada Thompson
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#41. The husk could be some useless bloke or losing myself and changing my DNA with bottomless grief. - Author: Beth Orton
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#42. Either way, he was always staring into a bottomless pit, or into a whirlpool that forever sucked him inexorably inward to its vortex. - Author: Mary Balogh
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#43. When you begin to touch your heart or let your heart be touched, you begin to discover that it's bottomless, that it doesn't have any resolution, that this heart is huge, vast, and limitless. You begin to discover how much warmth and gentleness is there, as well as how much space. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#44. The Adversary, Destroyer of Kings, Angel of the Bottomless Pit, Great Beast that is called Dragon, Prince of This World, Father of Lies, Spawn of Satan, and Lord of Darkness, - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#45. For more than two centuries our foreparents labored here without wages; they made cotton king; and they built the homes of their masters in the midst of brutal injustice and shameful humiliation - and yet out of a bottomless vitality our people continue to thrive and develop. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#46. Law is a Bottomless-Pit, it is a Cormorant, a Harpy, that devours every thing. - Author: John Arbuthnot
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#47. Debt is a bottomless sea. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#48. As long as American life was something to be escaped from, the cartel would always be assured a bottomless pool of new customers. - Author: Thomas Pynchon
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#49. Having reached the end of my poor sinner's life, my hair now white, I grow old as the world does, waiting to be lost in the bottomless pit of silent and deserted divinity, sharing in the light of angelic intelligences; - Author: Umberto Eco
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#50. A mere like this might be bottomless mud, like the one at home they used to drown the buggers in. - Author: Harry Sidebottom
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#51. Do not try the parallels in that way: I know that way all along. I have measured that bottomless night, and all the light and all the joy of my life went out there. - Author: Farkas Bolyai
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#52. Trolls must continually feed their bottomless need, so be strong and patiently wait out their fires of hatred for eventually they eat their own. - Author: L.M. Fields
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#53. By and large over time, pain turns into grief, grief turns into silence, and silence turns into lonesomeness, as vast and bottomless as the dark oceans - Author: Elif Shafak
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#54. Nothing can save us from a perpetual headlong fall into a bottomless abyss but a solid footing of dogma; and we no sooner agree to that than we find that the only trustworthy dogma is that there is no dogma. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#55. This is what it is to learn programming. You get to know your useful tools, then you look around, and there are some handy new tools nearby and those tools show you the bottomless horror that was always right next to your bed. - Author: Anonymous
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#56. My favourite pool is located in a remote valley in the eastern Lake District, surrounded by vine-hung cliffs and slippery boulders. It has a torrential sheet waterfall at one end and is almost black in colour, so it appears bottomless, a portal to nowhere. - Author: Sarah Hall
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#57. The game is never over. The universe has a pretty good knowledge management system and stores every new idea, every innovation ever attempted in its bottomless ledgers. - Author: Rohit Prasad
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#58. The knowledge of Christ is profound and large. All other sciences are but shadows; this is a boundless, bottomless ocean. Though something of Christ be unfolded in one age, and something in another, yet eternity itself cannot full unfold him. - Author: John Flavel
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#59. Scientific research is a bottomless money pit. You can approximate Doing Science to standing on the Crack of Doom throwing banknotes down it by the double-handful, in the hope that if you choke the volcano with enough paper it will cough up the One Ring. - Author: Charles Stross
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#60. The listener must be gripped and whether he likes it or not, drawn into the flight path of the sounds without special training being necessary. The sensual shock must be just as forceful as when one hears a clap of thunder or looks into a bottomless abyss - Author: Iannis Xenakis
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#61. Hate is a bottomless cup; I will pour and pour - Author: Euripides
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#62. There is no such thing as a 'free' government benefit. Ask small-business owners who are footing skyrocketing bills for bottomless jobless benefits. - Author: Michelle Malkin
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#63. Piety is the only proper and adequate relief of decaying man. He that grows old without religions hopes, as he declines into imbecility, and feels pains and sorrows incessantly crowding upon him, falls into a gulf of bottomless misery, in which every reflection must plunge him deeper and deeper. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#64. Here was the heart of dread. It was not fearsome. It was fetid, noxious, hopeless. A deep and exhausting misery, a crevasse so bottomless that, in the blackness, all one could make out were the contours of despair. - Author: Laura Tillman
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#65. What I like is bottomless flattery. - Author: Peter O'Toole
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#66. Our whole past experience is continually in our consciousness, though most of it sunk to a great depth of dimness. I think of consciousness as a bottomless lake, whose waters seem transparent, yet into which we can clearly see but a little way. - Author: Charles Sanders Peirce
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#67. Lillian did not know then that the one who believes he can pay this early debt meets a bottomless well. Because the first denial has set off a fatality of revenge which no amount of giving can placate. - Author: Anais Nin
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#68. It was the very discomfort, the blows, the cold, the thirst that kept us aloft in the void of bottomless despair, both during the journey and after. It was not the will to live, nor a conscious resignation; for few are the men capable of such resolution, and we were but a common sample of humanity. - Author: Primo Levi
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#69. Without him, [Nate] she was completely alone in the world. There was no one at all for her. No one in the world who cared whether she lived or died. Sometimes the horror of that thought threatened to overwhelm her and plunge her down into bottomless darkness ... - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#70. Without time," the angel said, "you have only the bottomless, shapeless mire of eternity."
"FYI, philosophy bores me."
"Not philosophy. Reality. Time is what gives life significance. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#71. Life's pressure is equal to your resistance. Your grief has endless time. Your sadness is bottomless. Your worries are relentless. Your resentment is unquenchable. Your fears are unmovable. Every dimension of your suffering will instruct you, until you have learned your essential lessons. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#72. Deep is the well of the past. Should we not call it bottomless? - Author: Thomas Mann
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#73. The search for happiness ... always ends in the ghastly sense of the bottomless nothingness into which you will inevitably fall if you strain any further. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#74. In a speech, the columnist Charles Krauthammer ... offered a new version of Socrates' famous saying, "The unexamined life is not worth living." In our age of bottomless self-love and obsession with our own feelings, Krauthammer suggested, "The too-examined life is not worth living either. - Author: John Leo
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#75. Success is a funny thing. You can't really enjoy it when you're empty. Your heart is a bottomless sinkhole that swallows up everything and anything that it ingests and yet nothing can fill it. There's no sense of accomplishment; everything is meaningless. - Author: Christine Brae
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#76. I have tried insofar as possible to avoid getting involved in the sordid complications of human beings. I have been afraid of being sucked down into their bottomless whirlpool. - Author: Osamu Dazai
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#77. ABAD'DON, noun [Hebrew Chaldee Syriac Samaritan to be lost, or destroyed, to perish.] 1. The destroyer, or angel of the bottomless pit. Revelation 9. 2. The bottomless pit. Milton. - Author: Noah Webster
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#78. Every single man hangs by a thread, a bottomless pit can open beneath him any minute, and yet he still goes on thinking up unpleasantnesses for himself and making a mess of his life. - Author: Ivan Turgenev
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#79. Knight's disdain for Thoreau was bottomless - 'he had no deep insight into nature'... - Author: Michael Finkel
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#80. I would have said sacrificing one of his own kind was a new low for Jag, but honestly? Jag was a bottomless pit of low. - Author: Red Tash
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#81. Maybe that's good to not feel like you have to keep up when there's so much to keep up with right now. It's bottomless. - Author: Sheila Heti
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#82. Bottomless wonders spring from simple rules, which are repeated without end. - Author: Benoit Mandelbrot
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#83. The strangeness that made everything sparkle came from me. Worlds rose out of my bottomless perplexity - Author: Cesar Aira
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#84. The love of glory is like the bridge that Satan built across Chaos to pass from Hell to Paradise: glory links the past with the future across a bottomless abyss. Nothing to my son, except my name! - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#85. They got that way, Garraty had noticed. Complete withdrawal from everything and everyone around them. Everything but the road. They stared at the road with a kind of horrid fascination, as if it were a tightrope thay had to walk over an endless, bottomless chasm. - Author: Richard Bachman
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#86. The exaltation of understanding; then understanding's bottomless regret. - Author: Michael Chabon
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#87. The apparently bottomless gulf between what we say we want and why we do want, between what we officially admire and secretly desire, between, in the largest sense, the people we marry and the people we love. - Author: Joan Didion
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#88. Write what you want bottomless from bottom of the mind, - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#89. Now I know my capacity for awe
is infinite: this thirst is permanent,
the well bottomless, my good fortune vast. - Author: Elizabeth Alexander
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#90. The Why's of suffering keep us shrouded in a seemingly bottomless void of abstraction where God is reduced to a finite ethical agent, a limited psychological personality, whose purposes measure on the same scale as ours. - Author: Tullian Tchividjian
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#91. 'Downward Spiral' felt like I had an unending bottomless pit of rage and self-loathing inside me and I had to somehow challenge something or I'd explode. I thought I could get through by putting everything into my music, standing in front of an audience and screaming emotions at them from my guts. - Author: Trent Reznor
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#92. The unwillingness to accept anything short of victory, that underlying fury, is the fundamental building block of my bottomless motivation to succeed. It is my credo in all that I do in life from battling cancer to bicycle racing. - Author: Lance Armstrong
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#93. He'd always liked women who'd talk back to him just a little bit. "Girls with balls" were good. Women with an actual mind of their own who could prove him wrong in something were, of course, castrating bitches who should be drowned in bottomless wells. - Author: Warren Ellis
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#94. Philosopher William Lane Craig reminds us that an infinite regress of causes is like trying to jump out of a bottomless pit. How do you start if you never reach the bottom? On the other hand, one might well ask, if every birth is a rebirth, what kamma was paid for in his first birth? - Author: Ravi Zacharias
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#95. This is my last communique from the planet of the monsters. Never again will I immerse myself in literature's bottomless cesspools. I will go back to writing my poems, such as they are, find a job to keep body and soul together, and make no attempt to be published. - Author: Roberto Bolano
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#96. Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction. - Author: Erich Fromm
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#97. But when Bumby nursed, his fist clutching the fabric of my robe, his eyes soft and bottomless and locked on mine, as if I were the very heart of his universe, I couldn't help but melt into him. - Author: Paula McLain
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#98. To write is to stand at the edge of a bottomless well, unafraid of falling in. - Author: Steven Ramirez
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#99. Max ran his fingers across his temple as he tugged his hair away from his bottomless, green eyes. I was so caught in his web. He could devour me and there was nothing I would do to stop him. I couldn't flutter free or escape the trance he had over me. - Author: Gretchen De La O
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#100. There's a bottomless heart hooked into all of you and it's wondering how much you care. - Author: George Harrison
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