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#1. Both bonobos and common chimps are as close to humans as foxes are to dogs. I don't know about you, but that's closer than I feel to some of my human relatives. - Author: Susan Block
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#2. Fear will bind you closer than love, or hate, and it works a hell of a lot quicker. - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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#3. I hope that I am generous and tolerant, but certainly on the intellectual side I think that there are discoverable truths, and some things that are closer approximations to the truth than others. - Author: Edward Tufte
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#4. Being on a mission-not thinking about myself and focusing on serving other people-is what brought me closer to God than anything else. - Author: David Archuleta
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#5. The thing is, the Tulsa experience that I wrote about in 'The Outsiders' is closer to the universal experience than it would be if I wrote it from L.A. or New York. It's an everyman story. - Author: S.E. Hinton
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#6. The very wealthy and the very famous have a much closer affinity with the indigent street person than with the rest of us. There's the narcissism, the addiction, even the outlandish dress. Often they don't put great value in relationships. - Author: Drew Pinsky
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#7. The nineteenth century was closer than most women thought. - Author: Ian McEwan
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#8. Is not the kindred of a common fate a closer tie than that of birth? - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#9. Nothing brings you closer together than blind terror. - Author: Colin Firth
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#10. Some of your teachers are actually closer in age to you than you think. - Author: Maya Lin
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#11. I think women are closer to God than we are. They walk right out there like they know what they're doing. - Author: Barry Hannah
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#12. All of us from 'The Waltons' still love each other. I think we're closer than some real families. - Author: Michael Learned
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#13. Unending joy is actually closer to us than our own skin, and there is nothing we have to do or get or be to experience it. All we have to do is stop driving it away. - Author: Srikumar Rao
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#14. The kingdom of heaven is closer than the brow above the eye but mankind does not see it. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#15. Seems like Death came back for me."
He grinned, a subtly odd grin that somehow made her smile back. "You drove him off again. Sleep, Tana. I will guard you from Death, for I have no fear of him. We have been adversaries for so long that we are closer than friends. - Author: Holly Black
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#16. If life is just a highway, then the soul is just a car. And objects in the rear view mirror may appear closer than they are. - Author: Jim Steinman
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#17. Your dreams are closer than you think. - Author: Prince Ojong
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#18. I see you're closer to on time than usual! - Author: David Weber
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#19. My style of singing has always been referred to 'soul' singing when it fact it's more influenced by English R&B Blues Shouting. I'm closer to Led Zeppelin as a vocalist than to Ella Fitzgerald. It was torture dealing with major labels. - Author: Alison Moyet
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#20. He turned and pulled her in, placed his hands on the sides of her face and gazed into her eyes, his head moving closer and closer
she still couldn't say anything, couldn't think of anything other than his mouth landing on hers. - Author: Jane Green
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#21. You are closer to victory than you know, when you feel you just can't go on any longer. It is what makes champions who they are, the ability to muster up a little bit more when everyone else would give in. It is at that moment a tipping point usually occurs. - Author: JohnA Passaro
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#22. But now I understood that, although words were God's first creation, silence was closer to His divine spirit, and that prayers given in silence were infinitely greater than the thousands of words men might offer up to heaven. - Author: Alice Hoffman
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#23. He was moving more than his life. He was moving his heart. Putting it closer than down the road from me. He was putting it right in my hands. Right where I'd wanted it since the first day I met him. - Author: Katie Kacvinsky
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#24. She wanted to tell him that she understood him now, in a way she'd never understood anyone before. Because she was with him. It wasn't even like being in the web; it was much closer than that, much deeper. He'd torn down all the barriers and put his soul into her hands. - Author: L.J.Smith
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#25. The media insists on taking what someone didn't mean to say as being far closer to the truth than what they did. - Author: Alain De Botton
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#26. Religion is indeed a convention which a man must be bred in to endure with any patience; and yet religion, for all its poetic motley, comes closer than work-a-day opinion to the heart of things. - Author: George Santayana
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#27. Bridges are burned, Iona reminded herself, for the chance to build new ones. Wherever they led--and they'd already brought her closer to who she was than any of the ones before. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#28. Hope, objects in mirror are closer than they appear. - Author: Sean Patrick Flanery
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#29. In a few years, you should be able to plug your American-made plug-in hybrid into the outlet in your garage, so that you never use a drop of gas on your daily commute. This won't happen overnight, but I promise you, it is closer than you think. - Author: John F. Kerry
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#30. By the time he reaches the farm, he is sure that the Bailey he is now is closer to the Bailey he is supposed to be than the Bailey he had been the day before. He may not be certain what any of it means, but for now he does not think that it much matters. - Author: Erin Morgenstern
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#31. It is not just that animals make the world more scenic or picturesque. The lives of animals are woven into our very being - closer than our own breathing - and our soul will suffer when they are gone. - Author: Gary A. Kowalski
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#32. The music is in the lead here, and a large part of this, I have no idea what I'm doing. I feel a closer bond with the craft of songwriting, stronger than I ever have. - Author: Ben Harper
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#33. The ridiculous is closer to life's source than the sensible. - Author: Barry Webster
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#34. God is closer to you than you think. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#35. It sure is boring to be around people who are in character all the time. I always find it's closer to mental illness than acting excellence. - Author: William H. Macy
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#36. Republicans rejected calls for amnesty and we've fought efforts to provide illegal aliens with taxpayer funded benefits. The American people are far closer to our Republican approach to border security than they are to Nancy Pelosi's approach. - Author: Marsha Blackburn
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#37. We are closer to God when we are asking questions than when we think we have the answers. - Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel
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#38. The helicopter is probably the most versatile instrument ever invented by man. It approaches closer than any other to fulfillment of mankind's ancient dreams of the flying horse and the magic carpet. - Author: Igor Sikorsky
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#39. Why is Love more important than Charity? Because Charity is only one of the manifestations of Love. And the whole is always more important than the part. And Charity is also only one of the many roads that Love uses to bring man closer to his fellow man. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#40. Little closer, as if I hadn't quite heard him. I leaned at an angle five degrees less acute than the waitress had. - What's that? - I was wondering if there's a melody in there. - It just went out for a smoke. It'll be back in a minute. But I take it that you don't - Author: Amor Towles
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#41. What if God's 'NO,' is really a gift? His way to protect us from what we cannot see, provide something better than we can imagine, or be part of the process of growing us closer to Him. - Author: Lysa TerKeurst
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#42. Businessmen must move with the times ... the correlation between knowledge and business as the key to success is closer than ever. - Author: Li Ka-shing
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#43. It is truly amazing that, with much less neuroscientific knowledge available, Hayek's model comes closer, in some respects, to being neurophysiologically verifiable than those models developed 50 to 60 years after his. - Author: Joaquin Fuster
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#44. There are people whom we've never met in person yet feel closer to than those we brush up against in real life. - Author: Richard Paul Evans
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#45. The short story seems like the best of all possible worlds. I do feel it is closer to writing poetry than to writing a novel, with its requirements of concentration and economy. - Author: James Lasdun
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#46. I do come from a very close family. And I'm fascinated, in particular, with family relationships and the relationships that we all form with friends who feel as close, if not closer, than family. - Author: John Corey Whaley
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#47. We're doing fine. The fire is no closer today than it was yesterday or the day before. They expected or feared very high winds last night, and they didn't get them. - Author: Bill Taylor
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#48. He was a professional athlete and coach, a Ferrari who lived his life in the fast lane. She was a girl-next-door kind of girl, closer to a golf cart than a sports car. - Author: Emily March
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#49. The life of your dreams, everything you would love to be, do or have, has always been closer to you than you knew, because the power to everything you want is inside you. - Author: Rhonda Byrne
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#50. None of the abstract concepts comes closer to fulfilled utopia than that of eternal peace. - Author: Theodor Adorno
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#51. High school is closer to the core of the American experience than anything else I can think of. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#52. We're in a post-conceptual era where it's really the artist's idea and vision that are prized rather than the ability to master the crafts that support the work. Today, our understanding of an artist is closer to a philosopher than to a craftsman. - Author: Jeffrey Deitch
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#53. American eroticism has always been of a different provenance and complexion than the European variety, an enjoyment both furtive and bland that is closer to a blushing cartoon than a sensual celebration. - Author: Molly Haskell
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#54. We created man - We know the promptings of his soul, and are closer to him than his jugular vein - 17 and the two recording angels are recording, sitting on the right and the left: 18 each word he utters shall be noted down by a vigilant guardian.b - Author: Anonymous
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#55. Longing, for everyone, is always there, isn't it? More intense at some times than others. You get closer to less longing - an odd metaphoric phrasing, I realize - then, you are further and longing more than ever again. - Author: Susan Minot
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#56. It is closer to the truth to say that God is crazy than that God is reasonable. I suspect God merely smiles when someone calls him crazy, but shakes His head and frowns when someone calls Him reasonable. - Author: Peter Kreeft
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#57. It is easy to be pessimistic. These are extraordinarily difficult times, and the collective psyche is teetering. But we are closer to righting the wrongs that got us into this economic mess than most of us believe. - Author: Mark Zandi
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#58. Hatred is so much closer to love than indifference. - Author: Marya Hornbacher
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#59. Sometimes you do find what you're looking for closer than you think - Author: Ann Howard Creel
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#60. Daily fantasy sports is much closer to online poker than it is to traditional fantasy sports. - Author: Eric Schneiderman
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#61. Since birds took flight, they were closer to the spirit world than man was, so ignoring a message from a bird might mean missing some warning or promise from powers greater than oneself. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#62. I see the demographics increasing, and by that I mean the notion of social acceptance is growing, not decreasing; I think the notion of fiscal responsibility is growing, not decreasing. And Republicans seem to be moving further away from those two categories than closer. - Author: Gary Johnson
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#63. We are closer to the ants than to the butterflies. Very few people can endure much leisure. - Author: Gerald Brenan
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#64. I believe that the short story is as different a form from the novel as poetry is, and the best stories seem to me to be perhaps closer in spirit to poetry than to novels. - Author: Tobias Wolff
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#65. I know most sisters don't get along, but I'm closer to Margot than I am to anybody in the world. How can we be the Song girls without Margot? - Author: Jenny Han
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#66. I love revising things, because you see how you can get the language to get closer to intention. You know there are three ways to say X thing, but one will say it better than the other two. And in saying it better, it gets you closer to something. - Author: Claudia Rankine
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#67. Dates on the calendar are closer than they appear. - Author: Me
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#68. Why should I run all the way down to 17th St. to buy dirty, badly made books whenI can buy clean, beautiful ones
from you without leaving the typewriter? From whereI sit,London's a lot closer than 17th Street. - Author: Helene Hanff
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#69. Intellectual criticism will bind Europe together in bonds far closer than those that can be forged by shopman or sentimentalists. It will give us the peace that springs from understanding. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#70. Painting is ... a richer language than words ... Painting operates through signs which are not abstract and incorporeal like words. The signs of painting are much closer to the objects themselves. - Author: Jean Dubuffet
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#71. Heartache forces us to embrace God out of desparate, urgent need. God is never closer than when your heart is aching. - Author: Joni Eareckson Tada
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#72. But, in fact, there is nothing that can bring you closer to fearlessness about everything else in the world than being a parent - because everyday fears - like not being approved of - pale by comparison to the fears you have about your children. - Author: Arianna Huffington
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#73. I reckon it does take a powerful trust in the Lord to guard a fellow, though sometimes I think that Cora's a mite over-cautious, like she was trying to crowd the other folks away and get in closer than anybody else. - Author: William Faulkner
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#74. often thought that the simple fact, the mechanical fact, is no closer to the truth than a vague feeling, rumor, vision. Why repeat the facts - they cover up our feelings. - Author: Svetlana Alexievich
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#75. He considered my question for a moment and then ducked his head to kiss me. He tugged me flush up against his chest , pulling me closer than i even though possible, and then his lips touched mine. - Author: Colleen Houck
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#76. Because God is with you all the time, no place is any closer to God than the place where you are right now. - Author: Rick Warren
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#77. Like I am not whole unless you smile. Like the suns rise when you move closer. Like there is nothing sweeter than touching you and hearing your moans of pleasure." At - Author: Ruby Dixon
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#78. What is closer to the truth is that when confronted with the love you deserve, it is easier to mock it than accept it. Especially when everything else you have experienced of love and connection is based on something more like control or disdain. - Author: Jessica Valenti
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#79. There is no job feels as lonely as that of a fighter but there is also no bond closer than the one he shares with his corner. - Author: Colin Robinson
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#80. God is closer to us than water is to a fish. - Author: St. Catherine Of Siena
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#81. But it was such a calming silence; it made me relax and feel closer to him than any heart-to-heart would have. - Author: Gayle Forman
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#82. There is no food closer to my heart than cheese. In fact, according to my doctor, it has nearly filled my aorta. - Author: Stephen Colbert
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#83. To be quite honest, I find that it's easier to do parts that are wrapped up in different hair and wardrobe and eras, and different period behavior, than it is to play closer to the present. - Author: Scott Bakula
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#84. LOL is rarely OL, or even really L. A real out-loud laugh - not the forced social variety, which is closer to barking than laughing - is uncommon among adults. - Author: Mary Roach
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#85. Would I buy a cell phone for my 12-year-old? ... No. I should have closer control over my child than that. He really shouldn't be in places where he needs to contact me by cell. - Author: Stephen Baker
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#86. I discovered you can get closer to a character's thoughts and feelings in a book than in a film. - Author: Morris Gleitzman
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#87. I try to get closer to reality, to get close to the contradictions. The cinema world can be a real world rather than a dream world. - Author: Michael Haneke
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#88. Rather than comparing [war] to art we could more accurately compare it to commerce, which is also a conflict of human interests and activities; and it is still closer to politics, which in turn may be considered as a kind of commerce on a larger scale. - Author: Carl Von Clausewitz
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#89. For God, who is in heaven, is in man. Where else can heaven be, if not in man? As we need it, it must be within us. Therefore it knows our prayer even before we have uttered it, for it is closer to our hearts than to our words.
- Opus paramirum, I:ix - Author: Paracelsus
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#90. Writing isn't a job so much as a compulsion. I've been writing since I was very young because for some strange reason, I must write, and also because when I write, I feel more alive and closer to the world than when I'm not writing. - Author: Siri Hustvedt
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#91. As someone who came to New York in the 1970s, I was, like so many of my friends, a certified member of what we now call the 99 percent - and I was a lot closer to the bottom than to the top of that 99 percent. At some point during the intervening years, I moved into the 1 percent. - Author: Graydon Carter
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#92. I hung my fingertips on his waistband, tugging him closer.
Patch buried his face in the curve of my shoulder, his hands flexing over my back. He gave a low groan.
"I love you," he murmured into my hair. "I'm happier right now than I ever remember being. - Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
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#93. A friend is most of the times closer than family! - Author: Stephen Paul Schwertley
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#94. Man is closer to God according to his existence in grace than he is according to his existence in nature. - Author: Thomas Aquinas
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#95. I have a great relationship with everyone in my family, but I'm closer to my brothers than anyone else because they give me a lot of guidance. - Author: Kendall Schmidt
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#96. I mean you're only 26 in couple of days, although, you are now officially closer to thirty than twenty! - Author: Ali Harris
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#97. There are differences of opinion, especially when it comes to economic and financial policy. But when it comes to foreign and especially immigration policy, we are in agreement. No other countries in Europe are closer to each other in this regard than Italy and Germany. - Author: Paolo Gentiloni
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#98. I swear on Peter Stuyvesant's peg leg that the country that became the U.S. bears a closer family resemblance to the devil-may-care merchants of New Amsterdam than it does to Boston's communitarian English majors. - Author: Sarah Vowell
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#99. And I felt closer to you. Because you knew me so much better than I'd realized - and still loved me. - Author: Rosamund Lupton
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#100. There is nothing you can ever do or attain that will get you closer to salvation than it is at this moment. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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