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#1. Some degree of novelty must be one of the materials in almost every instrument which works upon the mind; and curiosity blends itself, more or less, with all our pleasures. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#2. I would rather sleep in the southern corner of a little country churchyard than in the tomb of the Capulets. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#3. Every drunkard has many moments of shame that live like carpet tacks in his memory, - Author: James Lee Burke
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#4. The deals that were made for Black artists at that time were not the deals that were made for white artists. - Author: Solomon Burke
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#5. Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#6. Water is insipid, inodorous, colorless and smooth. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#7. Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#8. A thing may look specious in theory, and yet be ruinous in practice; a thing may look evil in theory, and yet be in practice excellent. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#9. To be struck with His power, it is only necessary to open our eyes. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#10. Of all things, wisdom is the most terrified with epidemical fanaticism, because, of all enemies, it is that against which she is the least able to furnish any kind of resource. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#11. Applaud us when we run, Console us when we fall, Cheer us when we recover. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#12. An appearance of delicacy, and even fragility, is almost essential to beauty. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#13. The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#14. Some decent regulated pre-eminence, some preference (not exclusive appropriation) given to birth, is neither unnatural, nor unjust, nor impolite. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#15. The story of Ulysses and Agamemnon and Menelaus, of Jesus, of the Good Knight of Chaucer, lives in every one of us. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#16. There is a sort of gloss upon ingenious falsehoods that dazzles the imagination, but which neither belongs to, nor becomes the sober aspect of truth. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#17. The writers against religion, whilst they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set up any of their own. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#18. Power and beauty come from a very deep place. - Author: Brooke Burke
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#19. I definitely feel like I'm a really good playmaker, a really smart point guard that can lead his team and win. - Author: Trey Burke
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#20. I put the weight on after we were together. I put on about 20 pounds when we got married, and people were flipping their lids. And then I put on more after that, and I've gone up and down since then. - Author: Delta Burke
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#21. The ocean is an object of no small terror. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#22. I decline the election. It has ever been my rule through life, to observe a proportion between my efforts and my objects. I have never been remarkable for a bold, active, and sanguine pursuit of advantages that are personal to myself. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#23. Somehow sleep allows us to see clearly those very things that are obscured by the light of day. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#24. If the Internet has given us anything, it's some idea of how much psychosis goes undiagnosed. - Author: Jan Burke
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#25. Art is a partnership not only between those who are living but between those who are dead and those who are yet to be born. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#26. A people who are still, as it were, but in the gristle, and not yet hardened into the bone of manhood. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#27. I look up to the sky and scream to the wind, 'Give me adventure.' She whispers back, 'You are braver than you know. - Author: Marquita Burke-DeJesus
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#28. Myths are not to be despised, but reading them literally is not to be recommended. - Author: Peter Burke
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#29. It is ordained in the eternal constitution of things, that men of intemperate minds cannot be free. Their passions forge their fetters. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#30. The effect of reading literary non-fiction that matters most to me is when the coin drops, and this happens in the company of the great, mercuric, encyclopedic minds: Empson, Kenneth Burke, Northrop Frye. - Author: Paul Fry
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#31. I basically try to visualize the team doing good things on the court the night before the game. I get shots up. There's not actually a pregame ritual that I do. I'm still trying to figure that out. I say a prayer. I go out with confidence. - Author: Trey Burke
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#32. Tell me what are the prevailing sentiments that occupy the minds of your young peoples, and I will tell you what is to be the character of the next generation. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#33. I own that there is a haughtiness and fierceness in human nature which will cause innumerable broils, place men in what situation you please. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#34. Film people are coming into TV, because they can't get any work. - Author: Delta Burke
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#35. But I thought, I've just got to check out Hollywood, so I sent out pictures and resumes. - Author: Delta Burke
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#36. They didn't let you bring marijuana on airplanes, apparently, as hard as that was to believe. - Author: Allie Burke
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#37. I'm not a guy who has ever seen the inside of a gym. - Author: Billy Burke
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#38. Write for the love of your art. Someplace down the road, the money, the fame, they'll come, but by that time you won't be thinking in terms of money or fame. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#39. Sometimes when that kind of evil comes into our lives, we can't explain it, so we blame it on God or ourselves. In both cases we're wrong. Maybe it's time you let yourself out of prison. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#40. I find myself more and more behind these days. You have to be really diligent. I don't have kids, which helps. I'm always working on something, whether a book, or a law review article that no one will ever read, or teaching. It pretty much means I work a lot, but it's all stuff I love. - Author: Alafair Burke
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#41. I've always done ab work, even when I was pregnant. - Author: Brooke Burke
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#42. I eat as often as I can. I'll eat even if I don't feel like eating. - Author: Brooke Burke
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#43. You're kind and patient and honorable, and yes, maybe those aren't flashy, magical, extraordinary traits. Maybe being all those things does make you a bit ordinary, but the ordinary things are the important things. - Author: H.L. Burke
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#44. Terror is a passion which always produces delight when it does not press too close. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#45. Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#46. Manners are of more importance than laws. Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or purify, exalt or debase, barbarize or refine us, by a constant, steady, uniform, insensible operation, like that of the air we breathe. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#47. Public calamity is a mighty leveller. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#48. Though ugliness be the opposite of beauty, it is not the opposite to proportion and fitness; for it is possible that a thing may be very ugly with any proportions, and with a perfect fitness for any use. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#49. A stable climate is the most fundamental resource of all. No one has yet built a civilisation in an unstable climate - Author: Tom Burke
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#50. We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#51. Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#52. There are some men formed with feelings so blunt that they can hardly be said to be awake during the whole course of their lives. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#53. The best moments in life are not the kind many historians record. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#54. I'm also crazy about Pilates Plus, which I do three times a week. The class is 55 minutes, head to toe. In that short amount of time, I've done everything I need to do. And for a working mom, what could be better? - Author: Brooke Burke
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#55. Ah?" he said, vaguely. "No, I dinna think so. Still," he said with a smile, pulling his attention suddenly back to her, "I wouldna be likely to. A young burke of sixteen's too taken up wi' his own grand self to pay much heed to what he thinks are naught but a rabble of snot-nosed bairns. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#56. When you read a book, you hold another's mind in your hands. - Author: James Burke
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#57. It's tourists in New York. Everything is geared towards that. It's so hard on Broadway now for them to get people in there. They have to compete with so many other entertainments, so they have to bring a star in which puts people there out of work. - Author: Delta Burke
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#58. Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#59. Men seek for vocabularies that are reflections of reality. To this end, they must develop vocabularies that are selections of reality. And any selection of reality must, in certain circumstances, function as a deflection of reality. - Author: Kenneth Burke
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#60. There is no safety for honest men, but by believing all possible evil of evil men, and by acting with promptitude, decision, and steadiness on that belief. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#61. It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the people, but they ought to take great care that they do not receive that inclination from the few persons who may happen to approach them. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#62. In history, a great volume is unrolled for our instruction, drawing the materials of future wisdom from the past errors and infirmities of mankind. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#63. Most criminals are stupid. They creep $500,000 homes in the Garden District, load up two dozen bottles of gin, whiskey, vermouth, and Collins mix in a $2,000 Irish linen tablecloth and later drink the booze and throw the tablecloth away. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#64. How do you explain to yourself the casual manner in which you threw your life away? - Author: James Lee Burke
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#65. Custom reconciles us to every thing. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#66. The grand instructor, time. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#67. I go to Saint Barth in the French West Indies for two weeks each year. That place is amazing. Amazing people, beautiful beaches, great wine, wonderful harbors ... It's incredibly romantic. - Author: Brooke Burke
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#68. The world is starving for great love. - Author: Marquita Burke-DeJesus
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#69. Old religious factions are volcanoes burned out; on the lava and ashes and squalid scoriae of old eruptions grow the peaceful olive, the cheering vine and the sustaining corn. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#70. I've learned to accept the fact that my students are far too busy preparing for their own legal careers to care one bit about the off-campus antics of Professor Burke. I get the impression that my students are vaguely aware of my novels, but are at best mildly curious. - Author: Alafair Burke
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#71. Every third night a commitee holds a meeting in my head. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#72. Delusion and weakness produce not one mischief the less, because they are universal. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#73. Did you ever see a mob rush across town to do a good deed? Dave Robicheaux - Author: James Lee Burke
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#74. All men have equal rights, but not to equal things. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#75. The days of chivalry are not gone, notwithstanding Burke's grand dirge over them; they live still in that far-off worship paid by many a youth and man to the woman of whom he never dreams that he shall touch so much as her little finger or the hem of her robe. - Author: George Eliot
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#76. Nor is it a short experience that can instruct us [...], because the real effects of moral causes are not always immediate; that which in the first instance is prejudicial may be excellent in its remoter operation, and its excellence may arise even from the ill effects it produces in the beginning. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#77. I take toleration to be a part of religion. I do not know which I would sacrifice; I would keep them both: it is not necessary that I should sacrifice either. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#78. By looking into physical causes our minds are opened and enlarged; and in this pursuit, whether we take or whether we lose the game, the chase is certainly of service. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#79. Age doesn't matter, unless you're cheese. - Author: Billie Burke
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#80. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us at the moment of the election, and in the middle of the contest, whilst his desires were as warm and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told us what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#81. Wars are just to those to whom they are necessary. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#82. In the groves of their academy, at the end of every vista, you see nothing but the gallows. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#83. It's a great burden, being one of the good guys. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#84. The parties are the gamesters; but government keeps the table, and is sure to be the winner in the end. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#85. I'd kind of like to have a classic old muscle car. I think that would be fun. - Author: Brooke Burke
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#86. Jimmie would forever be the Renaissance humanist, bearing his faith and optimism like a white light inside a chalice. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#87. Sin in the theater, I can observe now, is comparable to education in a university: it is there for those who wish to take advantage of it, but fewer do than you might suspect. - Author: Billie Burke
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#88. Whatever I've got going on, I play music to accompany me. - Author: Brooke Burke
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#89. The gods speak to us, and irony is their language. - Author: Tim W. Burke
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#90. By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#91. For a while I was living in New Orleans for like 4, 5 years. I had just come back to town. - Author: Delta Burke
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#92. Adversity is a severe instructor, set over us by one who knows us better than we do ourselves. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#93. I think so much depends on how you are feeling mentally and emotionally. I try to keep my head on tight, and try to feel good, and just go out there and not be afraid. - Author: Delta Burke
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#94. Power gradually extirpates for the mind every humane and gentle virtue. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#95. To misuse one's talent, to be cavalier about it, to set it aside because of fear or sloth is unpardonable. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#96. Burke laughed, but there wasn't any humor in his voice. Romeo and Juliet died, son. Consider that all the answer you need. - Author: Joanna Wylde
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#97. I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one, in the real misfortunes and pain of others - Author: Edmund Burke
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#98. To execute laws is a royal office; to execute orders is not to be a king. However, a political executive magistracy, though merely such, is a great trust. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#99. Have faith and Believe and you will Succeed. - Author: Linton Burke
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#100. The marketplace obliges men, whether they will or not, in pursuing their own selfish interests, to connect the general good with their own individual success. - Author: Edmund Burke
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