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#1. There is always something moving, brewing. There are ambitious people everywhere. Wicked people. The only thing to do is to deal with them with courage and decision. One must beware of uncertainty, weakness or conflicting emotions - they lead to defeat - Author: Haile Selassie
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#2. No conflicting loyalties?"
"Not yet." But if it came to that, he had already made his choice. Her name was Brenna and she was his heartbeat. - Author: Nalini Singh
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#3. I'm reluctantly interested in love and helplessly interested in logic and yet they're so conflicting. And they're both necessary for a happy balance, a happy existence ... I think. - Author: Laura Marling
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#4. I feel lost and confused, but happy and certain. I am like a ball of tangled yarn. The parts that are untangled are available, useable; the rest is a mess, useless until it is untied. That mess feels endless and at most times unyielding. - Author: Astrid Lee Miles
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#5. Wolfe scowled at her. I could see he was torn with conflicting emotions. A female in his kitchen was an outrage. A woman criticizing his or Fritz's cooking was an insult. But corned beef hash was one of life's toughest problems, never yet solved by anyone. - Author: Rex Stout
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#6. Have a lot of conversations. Look at the implications of changing, but ultimately, you have to trust your gut. Test your conflicting advice as much as you can through research and conversations. - Author: JJ Ramberg
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#7. It is the conflicting interests of the man and the woman, the home and the shop, the Church and the State, which cause the economic struggle, the war and the strife with which mankind is cursed and which make all long and pray for the reign of peace. - Author: Max Heindel
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#8. Drink reacts on its practitioners in conflicting ways. One brave can knock off a quart of Scotch and look and act as sober as Herbert Hoover. Another, after three Martinis, makes two-cushion carroms off the chaise lounge as he attempts to negotiate the bathroom. - Author: Tallulah Bankhead
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#9. International institutions like the Security Council, the General Assembly, the G20, the BRICs, the IMF, etc., continue to be little more than an extension of the (increasingly conflicting) values and interests of member states. - Author: Ian Bremmer
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#10. Far-seeing patriots should turn scornfully from men who seek power on a platform which with exquisite nicety combines silly inability to understand the national needs and dishonest insintcerity in promising conflicting and impossible remedies. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#11. I do not know what got me interested in technology. What was very clear to me very early on was that I was not interested in religion and that naturally increased my curiosity about science and technology, and I fundamentally believe the two are conflicting. - Author: Vinod Khosla
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#12. Galleries of this world. These images are often so conflicting that they offer little help in achieving an accurate picture of what Christ looked like during the period of His incarnation. This multiplicity - Author: R.C. Sproul
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#13. The battle for the lead between faith and reason can be settled by accepting the guiding hand of an experienced navigator. - Author: Elaine Orabona Foster
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#14. After spending months living in the orderly dorms of Wallingford, where they give you a Saturday detention if your room doesn't pass semi-regular inspections, I feel the old conflicting sense of familiarity and disgust. - Author: Holly Black
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#15. If, like me, you suffer from lack of self-confidence you'll know that the term is made up of two conflicting words, and that confidence isn't easily found in the self. - Author: Fennel Hudson
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#16. That such people could accomodate conflicting worldly labels... was a talent of postcolonial life, evidence of adaptation by people who have had many different categories foisted on them by outsiders. - Author: Eliza Griswold
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#17. In a way, writing is an incredible act of individualism, producing your language, and yet to use it from the heart of a crowd as opposed to as an individual performance is a conflicting thing. I do stand alone, and yet it's not about being an individual or being ambitious. - Author: Arundhati Roy
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#18. Shenandoah National Park is lovely. It is possibly the most wonderful national park I have ever been in, and, considering the impossible and conflicting demands put on it, it is extremely well run. Almost at once it became my favorite part of the Appalachian Trail. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#19. In short, dozens of conflicting, truncated impressions were already teasing to be understood, but the wisest course seemed to me to keep them to myself so long as I didn't begin to know what they added up to. - Author: Philip Roth
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#20. How is it possible for me to feel so young and so old at the same time? - Author: Nancy E. Turner
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#21. His life was dominating by conflicting ideas, as often happens in periods of transition. The turbulence of the times makes some people feel a need to bestir themselves, but in the opposite direction, backwards rather than forwards; - Author: Italo Calvino
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#22. There are always two figures in a marriage, two votes, two conflicting sets of decisions, desires and limitations. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#23. Trust yourself and try not to get lured off course by conflicting opinions that don't seem to sit right with you. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#24. Conflicting economic interest is relatively unimportant as a cause of war. - Author: Frank Knight
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#25. A lot of people don't give much thought to what they believe, and it's easy for them to hold what often are two conflicting ideas in their head at the same time. - Author: Lee Strobel
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#26. The reason I spend so much of my time doing science is that the whole point of science is to help people resolve conflicting claims by saying: 'Show me the data.' - Author: Dean Ornish
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#27. The condition of our survival in any but the meagerest existence is our willingness to accommodate ourselves to the conflicting interests of others, to learn to live in a social world. - Author: Learned Hand
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#28. I will raise up prophets to make conflicting pronouncements that inevitably will be garbled in transcription, resulting in mutually exclusive definitions of orthodoxy from which the open-minded will flee in dismay. - Author: Sheri S. Tepper
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#29. It is often more important to act than to understand ... there are times ... when two conflicting opinions, though one happens to be right, are more perilous than one opinion which is wrong. - Author: John Grierson
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#30. A no-effort relationship is a doomed relationship, not a great relationship. It takes work to communicate accurately and it takes work to expose and resolve conflicting hopes and beliefs. It doesn't mean there is no "they lived happily ever after," but it's more like "they worked happily ever after. - Author: Carol S. Dweck
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#31. So I figured I'd leave the area, because I had no ties there anyway except for this girl I was seeing. We had conflicting attitudes: I really wasn't into meditating and she wasn't really into being alive. I told her I knew when I was going to die because my birth certificate has an expiration date. - Author: Steven Wright
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#32. Whenever it is necessary that one of several conflicting opinions should prevail and when one would have to be made to prevail by force if need be, it is less wasteful to determine which has the stronger support by counting numbers than by fighting. - Author: Friedrich August Von Hayek
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#33. Meditation is, first of all, a tool for surveying our territory so we can know what is going on. With the energy of mindfulness, we can calm things down, understand them, and bring harmony back to the conflicting elements inside us. - Author: Nhat Hanh
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#34. My mum is incredibly leftwing, and my dad was quite rightwing - no surprise they didn't stay together - and so I had two very conflicting political opinions as a child, neither of which I was interested in taking any notice of, being a sort of little reprobate. - Author: Nick Love
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#35. Cathy was the first widely syndicated humor strip created by a woman. The strip was pretty revolutionary at the time not only because it starred a female, but also because it was so emotionally honest about all the conflicting feelings many women had in 1976. - Author: Cathy Guisewite
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#36. The views of intellectuals influence the politics of tomorrow ... What to the contemporary observer appears as the battle of conflicting interests has indeed often been described long before in a clash of ideas confined to narrow circles. - Author: Friedrich Hayek
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#37. Some people harbour an awkward clash of feelings - homosexual attraction on the one hand and shame or embarrassment about that attraction on the other. It is well known that the mind struggles to sustain conflicting views. - Author: Evan Davis
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#38. In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action. - Author: Louis D. Brandeis
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#39. Kris was in black running shorts and a tight gray T-shirt constructed from some sort of magical material that clung to his muscles and triggered a gush of epinephrine while her amygdala attempted to reconcile two conflicting signals from her prefrontal cortex: attraction and revenge. "All - Author: Sarah Strohmeyer
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#40. Not only are the varieties of morality innumerable, but some of them are conflicting with each other. - Author: James Fitzjames Stephen
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#41. It appears that the ground of being which underlies
and sustains us despite our various inadequate and
conflicting stories must be extremely tolerant, generous,
and forgiving. All things considered, it wouldn't hurt
if we were, too. - Author: Alexei Panshin
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#42. Yet in a society of conflicting interests the only democratic way in which matters can be improved is through politics, and politics means the compromising of extremes in order to achieve that notorious half loaf which the passionate and the outraged never find sufficient. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#43. Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone. - Author: Deborah Tannen
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#44. Mediators do not choose the conflicts they became involved in, but the parties to the conflict choose the mediator. Their participation as intermediaries is based on the trust of all the conflicting parties. - Author: Martti Ahtisaari
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#45. He was many things right now. and he felt like he was being pulled in a million conflicting directions. - Author: Madeleine Roux
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#46. I ran to him, torn by conflicting urges. I wanted to hurt him. I wanted to make sure he was unhurt. I wanted to leave him in the dirt and run away. I wanted him to stop me from leaving. - Author: Elly Blake
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#47. dreams are a tremendous condensation that fits the maximum amount of meaning in a collage of often conflicting or strangely appearing symbols. In - Author: Steven G. Fox
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#48. Pick a co-founder that communicates in the same fashion that you do. If you are a screamer, then the only way you will ever listen to a conflicting point of view is to find someone who is passionate enough to yell back at you. - Author: Jay Samit
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#49. Every writer must reconcile, as best he may, the conflicting claims of consistency and variety, of rigour in detail and elegance in the whole. The present author humbly confesses that, to him, geometry is nothing at all, if not a branch of art. - Author: Julian Coolidge
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#50. Paradoxes are conflicting choices or conditions that demand equal attention. - Author: Pearl Zhu
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#51. [T]he piano was to Harlem what brass bands had been to New Orleans. The instrument represented conflicting possibilities -- a pathway for assimilating traditional highbrow culture, a calling card of lowbrow nightlife, a symbol of middle-class prosperity, or, quite simply, a means of making a living. - Author: Ted Gioia
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#52. I read a great number of press reports and find comfort in the fact that they are nearly always conflicting. - Author: Harold Macmillan
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#53. Are people really such sheep that they can be fooled? Maybe. Or maybe with so much conflicting media, people just shut down. Maybe that's the point. - Author: Neal Shusterman
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#54. Fairy tales begin with conflict because we all begin our lives with conflict. We are all misfit for the world, and somehow we must fit in, fit in with other people, and thus we must invent or find the means through communication to satisfy as well as resolve conflicting desires and instincts. - Author: Jack D. Zipes
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#55. I feel an ache in my throat, but I manage to smile. Two conflicting desires go through me at the same time, each as sharp as a razorblade: I want to see you grow up and Don't ever change. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#56. ANTISEMITISM, a secular nineteenth-century ideology - which in name, though not in argument, was unknown before the 1870's - and religious Jew-hatred, inspired by the mutually hostile antagonism of two conflicting creeds, are obviously not the same; - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#57. My mind didn't clear. It had been clear before. Instead it muddled, suddenly ablaze with rioting factions of insecurities and dreams, a cacophonous battleground of conflicting moral codes and dogma. I was, therefore, back to normal. - Author: David Wong
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#58. A choice is an act of god, malevolent or loving is your will, free until conflicting with others who share this power, a true collision of good and evil. - Author: K.R. Royal
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#59. Not only are there as many conflicting truths as there are people to claim them; there are equally multitudinous and conflicting truths within the individual. - Author: Virgilia Peterson
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#60. We're told all the time to give up everything for love. That's the Western notion of what love is - love conquers all, all you need is love. And there are so many different kinds of outside, conflicting pressures on women. - Author: Rachel Bloom
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#61. The aim of yoga is to calm the chaos of conflicting impulses - Author: B.K.S. Iyengar
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#62. Competition, founded upon the conflicting interests of individuals, is in reality far less productive of wealth and enterprise than co-operation, involving though it does the constant apparent sacrifice of the individual to the common interests. - Author: Robert Hugh Benson
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#63. even now, the building raised a conflicting set of emotions in her: memories of pain and loss, but also of healing and discovery. - Author: Stephen Lloyd Jones
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#64. The willingness to reexamine lifelong beliefs because of conflicting data takes enormous courage, and contrasts sharply with recent examples of public discourse in which our political, cultural, and religious leaders have fit data to preconceived theories. - Author: Donal O'Shea
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#65. To be human and to be adult means constantly to be in the grip of opposing emotions, to have daily to reconcile apparently conflicting tensions. I want this, but need that. I cherish this, but I adore its opposite too. - Author: Stephen Fry
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#66. It was no accident that the beau ideal of his (John Adams') political philosophy was balance, since he projected onto the world the conflicting passions he felt inside himself and regarded government as the balancing mechanism that prevented those factions and furies from spending out of control. - Author: Joseph J. Ellis
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#67. Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#68. Fantasy isn't just a jolly escape: It's an escape, but into something far more extreme than reality, or normality. It's where things are more beautiful and more wondrous and more terrifying. You move into a world of conflicting extremes. - Author: Terry Gilliam
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#69. The human soul is hospitable, and will entertain conflicting sentiments and contradictory opinions with much impartiality. - Author: George Eliot
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#70. Here are vast numbers of portraits of Jesus in the art galleries of this world. These images are often so conflicting that they offer little help in achieving an accurate picture of what Christ looked like during the period - Author: R.C. Sproul
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#71. I believe that the Apple Shuffle is an excellent compromise among the conflicting requirements of simplicity, elegance, size, battery life, and function. - Author: Donald Norman
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#72. During my solitude, conflicting thoughts increased; but much exercise of soul had the effect of causing the scriptures to gain complete ascendancy over me. - Author: John Nelson Darby
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#73. I don't like the word 'balance.' To me, that somehow conjures up conflict between work and family ... as long as we think of these things as conflicting, we will never have happiness. True happiness comes from integration ... of work, family, self, community. - Author: Padmasree Warrior
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#74. Daily, from sunrise to sunset, the radio, newspapers and magazines broadcast to the world how to maintain health, how to regain health ... the conflicting information, expressive of the different opinions of these various health authorities, has proved to be nothing less than confusion ... - Author: Joseph Pilates
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#75. On abortion: We are talking about ambiguous issues of a complicated kind where you have to balance conflicting interests and concerns. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#76. Two conflicting forces cannot exist in one human heart. When doubt reigns, faith cannot abide. Where hatred rules, love is crowded out. Where selfishness rules, there love cannot dwell. - Author: Billy Graham
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#77. [T]he problem was too much information. The population was being inundated with conflicting versions of increasingly complex events. People were giving up on understanding anything. The glut of information was dulling awareness, not aiding it. Overload. It encouraged passivity, not involvement. - Author: Jerry Mander
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#78. Given the conflicting messages we receive about what it takes to be "good enough," it's not surprising that Christians are as plagued by depression and anxiety as the general population. - Author: Elyse M. Fitzpatrick
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#79. Do you know my friend that each one of us is a dark mystery, a maze of conflicting passions and desire and aptitudes? - Author: Agatha Christie
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#80. Justice is that system of adjusting conflicting interests which makes the group strong and progressive rather than weak and retrogressive whereas injustice is a system of adjusting conflicting interests which makes a nation weak and retrogressive rather than strong and progressive. - Author: Thomas Nixon Carver
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#81. He believes the world populated by obvious monsters. The most dangerous of us are the least obvious. He relies on his skill as a lie detector, reading and judging the conflicting emotions of others. - Author: Karen Marie Moning
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#82. But live you must, and you can either make passive love to your sickness or burn it out and go on to the next conflicting phase. - Author: Ralph Ellison
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#83. In frank expression of conflicting opinion lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action; and in suppression lies ordinarily the greatest peril. - Author: Louis Brandeis
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#84. Every individual, from the highest to the lowest degree, has his place in the ladder of social life, and around him swirls a little world of interests, composed of stormy passions and conflicting atoms - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#85. I didn't ask for any of this, dad. I didn't ask to be so unfortunate in everything I do. I didn't ask to be born like this, and I most certainly didn't ask to be like how everybody was calling me, a child who brought disgrace. - Sasha - Author: Diyar Harraz
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#86. We like Batman - we understand him, we suffer with him. On the other hand, we want to be Superman. But they're conflicting philosophies. Let's bring them together in one movie and see how we, as an audience, wrestle with our inner demons. - Author: Wolfgang Petersen
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#87. A tall man of no age in faded, pegged jeans and a denim jacket. His pockets were stuffed with fifty different kinds of conflicting literature - pamphlets for all seasons, rhetoric for all reasons. - Author: Stephen King
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#88. Freedom has long proven too heady an elixir for America's masses, weakened and confused as they are by conflicting commitments to puritanical morality and salacious greed. - Author: Tom Robbins
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#89. THE HEIR OF NIGHT by Helen Lowe is a richly told tale of strange magic, dark treachery and conflicting loyalties, set in a well realized world. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#90. The most successful endeavors in the digital age were those run by leaders who fostered collaboration while also providing a clear vision. Too often these are seen as conflicting traits: a leader is either very inclusive or a passionate visionary. But the best leaders could be both. Robert - Author: Walter Isaacson
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#91. Though my grandmother had picked up modern ideas in America, she still had some conflicting 19th-century Irish notions. She believed that daughters, educated though they may be, should continue to live at home until they were married. - Author: Rosemary Mahoney
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#92. Justice is the tolerable accommodation of the conflicting interests of society, and I don't believe there is any royal road to attain such accommodation concretely. - Author: Learned Hand
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#93. The Bible is such a gargantuan collection of conflicting values that anyone can prove anything from it. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#94. It was quite a ride and very conflicting for me, too - to be nominated for an Oscar, to be straight and healthy, and to be getting all these accolades while these people around me were suffering and dying from AIDS. - Author: Bruce Davison
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#95. It is ... idle to pretend, as many do, that there is no contradiction between religion and science. Science contradicts religion as surely as Judaism contradicts Islam-they are absolutely and irresolvably conflicting views. Unless, that is, science is obliged to change its fundamental nature. - Author: Bryan Appleyard
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#96. As a writer you can and should expect to hear conflicting responses to your story. - Author: John Dufresne
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#97. To allow oneself to be carried away by a multitude of conflicting concerns, to surrender to too many demands, to commit oneself to too many projects, to want to help everyone in everything, is to succumb to the violence of our times. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#98. Confusion comes from trying to amalgamate several conflicting ideas. - Author: Eero Saarinen
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#99. I have been one of the guys who have been skeptical of global warming from the beginning. The jury is obviously still out on it. We see nothing but conflicting reports from across the globe. I'm not sure; I'm not a scientist. - Author: Michael Grimm
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#100. Candidates don't have to deal with reality. They talk about the wonderful things they can accomplish as if advocating them is the same as achieving them. They live in a world of political make-believe in which everything from reconciling conflicting interests to paying for costly programs is easy. - Author: Fred Barnes
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