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#1. I, a half naked German, was about to be discovered by her cruel Viking dad in his own bedroom, having smudged his daughter just hours ago. Full of gratitude I contemplated that I would at least not die a virgin. - Author: John Duover
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#2. My bottom belly was gone! I'd contemplated having that thing sucked out many times, but if you've ever had a face-lift and a brow lift and felt the pain of that, it makes you pause before doing anything else too invasive. - Author: Adena Halpern
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#3. Having contemplated this admirable grove, I proceeded towards the shrubberies on the banks of the river, and though it was now late in December, the aromatic groves appeared in full bloom. - Author: William Bartram
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#4. A silence followed, while the two men contemplated dying for love. - Author: Damon Galgut
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#5. They prospect of seeing oneself in the mirror clean-shaven is too close to a Vincent Price film ... a prospect not to be contemplated, no matter the compensation. - Author: Billy Gibbons
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#6. I contemplated man's little spark, what it should be valued before God alongside of this great work of heaven and earth. - Author: Jakob Bohme
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#7. Surely I have contemplated the things of God. - Author: Joseph Smith Jr.
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#8. When I contemplated purpose I also contemplated chance and foolishness. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#9. Truth is given, not to be contemplated, but to be done. Life is an action, not a thought. - Author: Frederick William Robertson
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#10. The obvious path to a two-state solution would be for the United States and the rest of the world to simply recognize the State of Palestine, regardless of Israeli objections, but no president has seriously contemplated taking that step. - Author: Charles Kurzman
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#11. She had contemplated life so long it had become indifferent to her. - Author: Daphne Du Maurier
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#12. He contemplated on her words. Life was indeed like a story written by god. You never know what destiny holds for you till you are through the entire story. - Author: Subrat Mohanty
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#13. The Spartan, smiting and spurning the wretched Helot, moves our disgust. But the same Spartan, calmly dressing his hair, and uttering his concise jests, on what the well knows to be his last day, in the pass of Thermopylae, is not to be contemplated without admiration. - Author: Thomas B. Macaulay
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#14. The fourteen conscious robots contemplated their cosmic loneliness for several milliseconds. - Author: Ken MacLeod
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#15. There was a certain beauty in waiting. This is why he didn't immediately put his hands on her. Even though every fiber of his being cried out for him to touch her, he held back and contemplated this unexpected moment.
Grady Bergeron, my hero in Watch Me - Author: Riley Murphy
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#16. He had been willing to die because he refused to take a life.
But me, I contemplated shooting everyone. - Author: Amy Tintera
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#17. I contemplated a career at NIH at one point. I have a neuroscience background. - Author: Bill Maris
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#18. It may be added, to prevent misunderstanding, that when I speak of contemplated objects in this last phrase as objects of contemplation, the act of contemplation itself is of course an enjoyment. - Author: Samuel Alexander
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#19. The European organisation contemplated could not oppose any ethnic group, on other continents or in Europe itself, outside of the League of Nations, any more than it could oppose the League of Nations. - Author: Aristide Briand
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#20. I contemplated pride and love. All this contemplativeness. When will I be free of it? - Author: Robert Walser
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#21. The success of the '86 movie with Brandon Lee demanded some kind of continuation. Plus, I had always contemplated a modern version. - Author: David Carradine
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#22. When you're getting chased by a zombie bear, I guess you don't need to be faster than the bear, just faster than your friends. I briefly contemplated shooting Grant in the leg. - Author: Larry Correia
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#23. It is evident that man never attains to a true self-knowledge until he has previously contemplated the face of God, and come down after such contemplation to look into himself. - Author: John Calvin
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#24. An efficient militia is authorized and contemplated by the Constitution and required by the spirit and safety of free government. - Author: James Madison
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#25. A career in dance, however, was by no means even contemplated at this time. - Author: Walter Terry
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#26. A cluster of giggling women sat nearby, tittering about how the Crown Prince was gone on holiday to the Sorian coast, and how they wished they could join the prince and his dashing friends, and on and on until Celaena contemplated chucking her spoon at them. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#27. He sat. The white cat still contemplated him with large, moist eyes. - Author: Richard Wright
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#28. Applying different standards to al Qaeda does not abandon Geneva, but only recognizes that the U.S. faces a stateless enemy never contemplated by the Conventions. - Author: John Yoo
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#29. I took the plug out of the chemical bath of lust that my wits were soaking in and waited for it to empty. I smoked a cigarette while I contemplated the return of reason. - Author: John Dolan
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#30. I never contemplated any kind of existence or identity after my career. I never thought at some point the entertainment industry is going to be through with me. And when it first occurred to me that my career was going to cease to be ascendant, then I freaked out. - Author: Steve-O
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#31. What a great joy is to contemplate the whole day in a silent place! And even a greater joy is to see those contemplated thoughts starting their journey in the neural pathways of the world mind! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#32. Opportunities for fraud are open and they are taken advantage of. The most elementary precautions are neither taken nor even contemplated. The reverse is the case. People such as myself who attempt to bring openness and accountability to the system are pursued, suspended and dismissed. - Author: Marta Andreasen
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#33. I can't protect you from mean people, because they're everywhere, but I would be nice. That much, I can promise."
"Fine," she said. "If I"m pregnant, you can marry me." He folded his harms and contemplated her motionlessly from the dark. Then said,
"Not that nice. - Author: Judith Ivory
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#34. A five-week sand blizzard?" said Deep Thought haughtily. "You ask this of me who have contemplated the very vectors of the atoms in the Big Bang itself? Molest me not with this pocket calculator stuff. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#35. If you are in here tonight and you have never contemplated suicide ... you've never truly been in love. If you're in here tonight and you have never contemplated murder ... you've never been divorced. - Author: Christopher
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#36. I'd seriously contemplated a real collar - a sparkly green one - if only because I was sure it would offend his dignity. - Author: Kelley Armstrong
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#37. I felt myself in a solitude so frightful that I contemplated suicide. What held me back was the idea that no one, absolutely no one, would be moved by my death, that I would be even more alone in death than in life. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#38. I think it would have been much better if Newton had contemplated how the apple got up there in the first place! - Author: Viktor Schauberger
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#39. When I was 16 or 17, anyone could have had me if they sang the right song and recruited me in the right way. Which is why I've always had a sneaking understanding for people who took the wrong route. That doesn't mean to say I took it or even contemplated it myself. - Author: John Le Carre
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#40. I have always been interested in fashion and even contemplated being a fashion designer at one point of time. - Author: Karan Johar
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#41. 'Cosby' opened up so many people's vision to something that they had never seen before or really contemplated before and exposed them to things that were going on that were completely below their radar. - Author: Tempestt Bledsoe
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#42. Thou mayest foresee ... the things which will be. For they will certainly be of like form, and it is not possible that they should deviate from the order of things now: accordingly to have contemplated human life for forty years is the same as to have contemplated it for ten thousand years. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#43. I contemplated this undeniable path we had both stepped onto and rushed along without much planning, without enough caution or judgment. And there it was. Such things happened. - Author: S.J. Wright
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#44. Information, contemplated over time, is knowledge.
- Author: Robb Johnson
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#45. There was some enthusiasm for a Caliban village, but it quickly dissipated when people contemplated a future village school and what the mascot might look like. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#46. In no way have we contemplated the intervention of the army in tasks that belong to police at the different levels of government. What is contemplated .. is support from the army in these tasks but not in direct actions that correspond to municipal, state and federal police. - Author: Ruben Aguilar
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#47. He approached her with great care. Sinking to his haunches, he contemplated her with immeasurable tenderness and concern. One of his big hands moved, shoving aside some of the books until the space between their bodies was clear. "It's me, love," he said softly. "Everything's all right. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#48. This idea is a great idea, and a Christian idea could not have found fuller expression. Repentance can go no further than the astonishing heroic deed that you have contemplated, if only ... - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#49. I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization. - Author: George Catlin
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#50. Maria was not permitted to walk in the garden; but sometimes, from her window, she turned her eyes from the gloomy walls, in which she pined life away, on the poor wretches who strayed along the walks, and contemplated the most terrific of ruins - that of a human soul. - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
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#51. The inner, subtle essences can be contemplated only by sucking, not by knowing. [p. xxix] - Author: Daniel Chanan Matt
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#52. I was drunk at five in the afternoon.

Luckily, we were in Las Vegas. I contemplated the fact that being drunk in Las Vegas was like being sober everywhere else in the world. So... normal. - Author: Penny Reid
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#53. What is sacred is what is worthy of our reverence, what evokes awe and wonder in the human heart, and what, when contemplated, transforms us utterly. - Author: Phil Cousineau
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#54. It is not just a question of blowing up a building or shooting a prime minister. Such bourgeois horseplay is not contemplated. Our operation must be delicate, refined and aimed at the heart of the Intelligence apparat of the West. - Author: Ian Fleming
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#55. I sat cross-legged in the sand and contemplated my life. Well, there, and what difference did it make? What's going to happen to me up ahead? - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#56. He desired her and, so far as her virginal emotions went, she contemplated a surrender with equanimity. Yet she knew she would forget him half an hour after she left him - like an actor kissed in a picture. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#57. Contemplated as one grand whole, astronomy is the most beautiful monument of the human mind; the noblest record of its intelligence. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#58. I esteem it the crowning mercy of my life that not only the chief ends I contemplated on becoming a missionary are attained, but I am allowed to see competent, faithful, and affectionate successors actively engaged in the work. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#59. Charred, blackened, and cooked, the morsel was brought to the mouth and chewed, contemplated, and swallowed with relish. There was no sauce or seasoning and no consideration for aesthetics or art. Yet the combination of meat and fire yielded something revolutionary. Cooked meat made man happy. - Author: Tony Federico
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#60. Better to illuminate than merely to shine to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate. - Author: Thomas Aquinas
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#61. He simply contemplated human realities from a divine perspective. - Author: Salvador Bernal
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#62. The lad stood before Durbeyfield, and contemplated his length from crown to toe. - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#63. But fluttery hope suggested that when she was ready to open back up, perhaps all emotions wouldn't be stones-pressing-chest horrible. She had no specific expectations. She just contemplated that bird's heartbeat inside her and considered it was time to take a chance. - Author: Shannon Hale
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#64. It also troubled him when he contemplated how such a partnership must, by its very nature, reduce the individuality of those involved. - Author: Christopher Paolini
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#65. I dare say that quite a few people have contemplated death for reasons that much later seemed to them to be quite minor. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#66. Like many students, I found the drudgery of real experiments and the slowness of progress a complete shock, and at my low points I contemplated other alternative careers including study of the philosophy or sociology of science. - Author: Paul Nurse
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#67. In an area of more than 1,000 war graves and with birdsong as the only sound, I contemplated the thin margin between life and death. If the sniper's bullet had been just two feet to one side, my father's life would have been over, aged just 27, and I would never have been born. - Author: Michael Ashcroft
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#68. When my reputation was at its height, classmates insulted me right to my face as I walked down the hall. When a teacher called on me, boys snickered and girls rolled their eyes. My body and face burned. I felt mortified. I contemplated suicide. - Author: Leora Tanenbaum
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#69. We may be well on our way to a society overrun by hordes of lawyers, hungry as locusts, and brigades of judges in numbers never before contemplated. - Author: Warren E. Burger
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#70. I've never actually even contemplated writing a book or having a book. - Author: Rob Machado
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#71. Alone in the worn mahogany paneled library surrounded by hundreds of books that filled every shelf and lined every wall from floor to ceiling, Lady Butler contemplated, How odd it is that a room filled with millions of words can be so silent. - Author: Lance Taubold
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#72. The middle age of buggers is not to be contemplated without horror. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#73. all the things we think are important really aren't, and he had no time to think about the things that really are. His whole life was going by and he had never contemplated the big, simple truths: loneliness and longing, desire and death. - Author: Amos Oz
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#74. Murder in the murderer is no such ruinous thought as poets and romancers will have it; it does not unsettle him, or fright him from his ordinary notice of trifles; it is an act quite easy to be contemplated. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#75. I am a great and sublime fool. But then I am God's fool, and all His works must be contemplated with respect. - Author: Mark Twain
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#76. It used to be almost the first question (just after 'Can you type?') in the standard female job interview: 'Are you now, or have you ever, contemplated marriage, motherhood, or the violent overthrow of the U.S. government? - Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
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#77. By itself," he said, "pain is not always enough. There are occasions when a human being will stand out against pain, even to the point of death. But for everyone there is something unendurable - something that cannot be contemplated. - Author: George Orwell
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#78. I did not fear that I might tread upon a live rail and be killed. I feared something far more intangible-doing what was not contemplated by the Machine. Then I said to myself, "Man is the measure", and I went, and after many visits I found an opening. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#79. I think that much of this was running in background as I contemplated whether or not to attend the PS 99 reunion, although I certainly anticipated that I would not; it smelled like death, not youth. - Author: John Thorn
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#80. This also turned out to be negative, so there is no material in the Central Intelligence Agency, either in the records or in the mind of any of the individuals, that there was any contact had or even contemplated with him. - Author: Richard M. Helms
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#81. As I contemplated the skyline this double feeling came to me as one thought, pressing in from either side of the bridge, impossible for me to reconcile: It is ludicrous for anyone to live here and I can never leave. - Author: Stephanie Danler
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#82. People have contemplated the origin and evolution of the universe since before the time of Aristotle. Very recently, the era of speculation has given way to a time of science. - Author: George Smoot
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#83. Wiping grime from his hands, Nick contemplated one of the world's great mysteries: why man had ever combined computers and the internal combustion engine. - Author: Robin Kaye
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#84. Ilya, what do you want?" His smile vanished. When he contemplated his vision, his gaze narrowed until Tess could almost imagine it as a single beam, piercing to the heart of the universe, capable of vaporizing any object that stood in its path. "The world. - Author: Kate Elliott
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#85. Crime, folly, sickness and all phenomena must be contemplated with complete freedom from fear aversion or shame. Otherwise we shall fail to see accurately, and interpret intelligently; in which case we shall be unable to outwit and outfight them. - Author: Aleister Crowley
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#86. With ardent sadness he contemplated the scene of his death for a long time, endlessly revising it like a work of art and surrounding it with images of this world, images that still imbued his thoughts, but that, already slipping away from him in his gradual departure, became vague and beautiful. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#87. Friendships do not grow up in any carefully tended and contemplated fashion ... They begin haphazard. - Author: Christopher Morley
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#88. She looked at him, his soft brown eyes and tall form, and contemplated raising herself on her toes and kissing his ear, or his cheek ...
Instead, impulsively before leaving, she reached up and smoothed his mussed hair.
Mr. Bradford beamed. - Author: Heather Dixon
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#89. Rather than a problem to be solved, the world is a joyful mystery to be contemplated with gladness and praise. - Author: Anonymous
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#90. When contemplated in its extreme, almost any power looks dangerous. - Author: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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#91. I believe that there are many interesting projects that are potentially possible for me other than game music, and therefore in my mind there are several things that are being contemplated. - Author: Nobuo Uematsu
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#92. Human thought has no limit. At its risk and peril, it analyzes and dissects its own fascination. We could almost say that, by a sort of splendid reaction, it fascinates nature; the mysterious world surrounding us returns what it receives; it is likely that contemplators are contemplated. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#93. Quite truthfully, I have no idea how much the pension is worth because I have never contemplated retiring. - Author: Anne McLellan
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#94. Religion and science both profess peace (and the sincerity of the professors is not being doubted), but each always turns out to have a dominant part in any war that is going or contemplated. - Author: Howard Nemerov
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#95. I contemplated my greed for peace. And I did not seek tranquillity anymore. - Author: Ajahn Sumedho
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#96. For the first time in four billion years a living creature had contemplated himself and heard with a sudden, unaccountable loneliness, the whisper of the wind in the night reeds. - Author: Loren Eiseley
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#97. Sinful self and all its wretched failures should be sufficiently noticed so as to keep us in the dust before God. Christ and His great salvation should be contemplated so as to lift us above self and fill the soul with thanksgiving. - Author: Arthur W. Pink
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#98. Some things in life could not be solved or even contemplated by a rational mind. Roger's mind, however, had ceased being anywhere near rational about half a bottle of Grand Marnier ago. - Author: Andrew Barrett
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#99. On my return to Pittsburgh, I resolved to go back to the fundamental problems of electronic structure that I had contemplated abstractly many years earlier. - Author: John Pople
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#100. It was, and then it wasn't. Karou's stomach roiled as she contemplated the possibility of being so suddenly not. - Author: Laini Taylor
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