Elegant Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Elegant Quotes

#1. Mr. Grey." I nod at him. Moving with lithe athletic grace to the door, he opens it wide. "Just ensuring you make it through the door, Miss Steele." He gives me a small smile. Obviously, he's referring to my earlier less-than-elegant entry into his office. I blush. - Author: E.L. James
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#2. He has such a patronizing tone and manner, and such a sarcastic sense of humor. I found him rather brutal, a kind of elegant brutality which appealed. No, I think he came pretty much off the page. - Author: Jeremy Northam
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#3. Oh, it's a beautiful day, it's an elegant, graceful day, and I'm sailing down the Strip in glamorous Las Vegas, on my motor scooter, in company with a certified illegal prostitute who loves poetry and remembers it. Sonofabitch, I'm a real writer! I used to worry about it, but no more. Life is good. - Author: Peter S. Beagle
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#4. When we think good thoughts, we feel good. When we feel good, we make good choices. When we feel good and make good choices, we draw more good experiences into our lives. It really is that simple ... and elegant ... and true. - Author: Cheryl Richardson
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#5. Human beings are drawn to cats because they are all we are not - self-contained, elegant in everything they do, relaxed, assured, glad of company, yet still possessing secret lives. - Author: Pam Brown
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#6. I tell you, we would be hard put to determine what is more evil
religion or the pure idea. The intervention of the supernatural or the elegant abstract solution! Both have bathed this earth in suffering; both have brought the human race literally and figuratively to its knees. - Author: Anne Rice
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#7. I loved the show Lost, in part because the writers were so nimble in how they would take things from previous episodes, that probably weren't created with any intent towards a larger narrative, and they would get woven into narratives in a really elegant and exciting way. - Author: Ed Helms
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#8. I think bare legs in winter are idiotic. Unless your naked pins are toned, tanned and veinless, it's best to cover up. There is nothing more elegant in winter than dark tights worn with matching knee-length boots and a belted trench coat. - Author: Joan Collins
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#9. The old 7 Series, the E38, was an elegant car, an evolution of the classic BMW look. But it wasn't penetrating the luxury market as we desired. It just didn't have the presence to be noticed. - Author: Chris Bangle
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#10. Something good happened to my writing when I stopped being afraid to do something simple, for the fear that people might think I couldn't do something more complex. Don't be confused by the word simple. Simple is not easy, it is clear voiced, and fearlessly elegant. - Author: Carrie Newcomer
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#11. Elegance is a statement, an attitude. Elegant women are women of character with confidence. - Author: Elie Saab
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#12. I'm not short," Daisy muttered. "Short women are never mysterious, or elegant, or pursued by handsome men. And they're always treated like children. I refuse to be short. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#13. The sword was a very elegant weapon in the days of the samurai. You had honor and chivalry much like the knights, and yet it was a gruesome and horrific weapon. - Author: Dustin Diamond
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#14. Keeping low to avoid the branches that blocked their paths, they scurried through the dark. Dante with his usual elegant silence and Abby crashing behind him like a bull elephant with a tranquilizer stuck in its butt. - Author: Alexandra Ivy
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#15. The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant and pregnant texture: that is style, that is the foundation of the art of literature. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#16. Things are pretty, graceful, rich, elegant, handsome, but, until they speak to the imagination, not yet beautiful. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#17. One may be elegant or enthusiastic, but seldom both. If - Author: Deanna Raybourn
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#18. Is the universe 'elegant,' as Brian Greene tells us? Not as far as I can tell, not the usual laws of particle physics, anyway. I think I might find the universal principles of String Theory most elegant - if I only knew what they were. - Author: Leonard Susskind
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#19. I do enjoy wearing Japanese and Italian clothing. I also enjoy my blue jeans or tennis shorts and running shoes. I like driving a Porsche because it is an elegant machine and it is a very beautiful experience to drive it. It's magnificently made. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#20. Sure. She's classy, elegant, made of sturdy stuff, expensive as hell to keep running and keep pretty. She's only good to me if I'm good to her, so obviously she's a girl. - Author: Jay Crownover
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#21. This was a Julian she'd never seen, a Julian with his expression stripped down to the elegant bones of his face. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#22. I wish I could be elegant. - Author: Robert Mapplethorpe
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#23. A cat's tail waved above the arm of the couch like an elegant hand in a black glove waving goodbye. - Author: Heather O'Neill
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#24. One would be hard put to find a set of whole numbers with a more fascinating history and more elegant properties surrounded by greater depths of mystery
and more totally useless
than the perfect numbers. - Author: Martin Gardner
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#25. Food is an excellent way to do very elegant worldbuilding - the kind that can make a fictional world seem real, like it extends way past the edges of the frame. - Author: Ann Leckie
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#26. Let us be elegant or die! - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#27. I find writing novels a challenge, writing stories a joy. If writing novels is like planting a forest, then writing short stories is more like planting a garden. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#28. Simple ingredients can be used to make elegant dishes with just a little extra attention to detail. - Author: Marcus Samuelsson
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#29. To be truly elegant one should not be noticed - Author: Beau Brummell
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#30. Baz arched an elegant brow. Are you going to snog the Humdrum-is that your plan? Because he's eleven. And he looks just like you. That's both vain and deviant, Snow, even for you. - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#31. Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#32. Figure skating is theatrical. It's artistic. It's elegant. It's extremely athletic. And there's a very specific audience for that. - Author: Johnny Weir
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#33. Like a button on a shirt buttoned wrong, every attempt to correct things led to yet another fine
not to say elegant
mess. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#34. If fact, she mothers with such patience and grace that she's elegant, timelessly elegant. Ironically enough, one might even say that she has become forever elegant after all. - Author: Bridget Asher
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#35. With the Solaris, however, I wanted to design a very simple, elegant dress watch - Author: Marc Newson
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#36. What is especially striking and remarkable is that in fundamental physics a beautiful or elegant theory is more likely to be right than a theory that is inelegant. - Author: Murray Gell-Mann
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#37. The strategy of Tumblr is very elegant.. The atomic unit of user experience is the same as the ads. - Author: Fred Wilson
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#38. I considered several names, but Titania, a character from Shakespeare's 'Midsummer Night's Dream', was best able to portray the image I wanted for what is a fantastically elegant and sexy yacht. - Author: John Caudwell
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#39. Capitalism does millions of things better than the alternatives. It balances supply and demand in an elegant way that central planning has never come close to. - Author: Jeremy Grantham
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#40. Reconsidering Happiness captures all the contradictory impulses of falling in and out of love-the lust and wanderlust, the contentment and restlessness, the secret loyalties, the hard compromises. Sherrie Flick has written a wise and elegant novel. - Author: John Dalton
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#41. This is a time in my life where I'm gonna behave like an elegant human being. Or not. - Author: Elaine Stritch
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#42. Anywhere, anytime, I'd sacrifice the finest nuance for a laugh, the most elegant trope for a smile. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#43. I know that Brighton is famously a mixture of the seedy and the elegant, but in the summer of 2001 seediness swamped elegance hands down. - Author: Julie Burchill
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#44. My wife and I love to host wine and cheese parties. They are simple and elegant and you don't have to put a lot of effort and time into it. - Author: Tyler Florence
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#45. The Armenian alphabet is shredded lace
squiggly, feathery and mysterious. More elongated than Arabic, more elegant than Cyrillic. - Author: Laura Kelly
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#46. Storytelling and elegant style don't always go hand in hand. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#47. Islamic culture has given us majestic arches and soaring spires; timeless poetry and cherished music; elegant calligraphy and places of peaceful contemplation. - Author: Barack Obama
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#48. Fear is the most elegant weapon, your hands are never messy - Author: Jenny Holzer
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#49. I love to shop at BCBG, because it's classy and elegant but a little bit sexy. It fits who I am in one store. - Author: Emeraude Toubia
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#50. It was an Argentine tango, fierce and sexy, and Reed was delicious with it. With his confident and elegant movements, their dance was almost like having sex with their clothes on. - Author: Sylvia Day
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#51. I was taken to my first fashion show - Nina Ricci haute couture - in Paris by the White Russian princess, down on her luck, whom I was boarding with in Paris in 1963. I was captivated by the glamour of the gilded salon, the elegant clothes, and the audience of grand ladies. - Author: Suzy Menkes
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#52. I'm a mechanical engineer, and I grew up on a farm, so I like practical hardware - somebody's elegant solution that proves itself over the long term. - Author: Chris Hadfield
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#53. During the eighties and nineties, people wanted to be chic, elegant, bourgeois. - Author: Donatella Versace
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#54. He was a dandy with on eear cocked, a gleam on his claw and a glint in his eye. He sauntered through the market square elegant and tattered, admired and cursed: a highwayman, a gentleman thief. His name was Taggle, for the three kittens had been Raggle, Taggle, and Bone. - Author: Erin Bow
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#55. It was by music that the ancient kings gave elegant expression to their joy. By their armies and axes they gave the same to their anger. - Author: Confucius
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#56. One should not chug an entire glass of wine at an elegant dinner party. I start hacking and coughing, having practically water-boarded myself out of sheer humiliation. - Author: Lisa Daily
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#57. My greatest fault is trying to stuff the baggage of an impossible situation into the trunk of an elegant solution - Author: Josh Stern
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#58. Rules of science." Alessandro shrugged his elegant shoulders. "And what are those? We don't even know how this works." He pointed to his head. - Author: Magnus Flyte
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#59. Ah, hissed Neeve, plump but strangely elegant as she sat beside Blue on the wall. Blue was struck again, as she had been struck the first time she'd met Neeve, by her oddly lovely hands. Chubby wrists led to soft, child-like palms and slender fingers with oval nails. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#60. Piano is very elegant. I also think it's a very truthful instrument. - Author: Howard Shore
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#61. The cosmos is full beyond measure of elegant truths / of exquisite interrelationships / of the awesome machinery of nature - Author: Carl Sagan
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#62. They shall wear elegant and ornamented robes, carry a sharp sword at their girdle, pamper themselves in eating and drinking, and have a superabundance of property and wealth; - such (princes) may be called robbers and boasters. - Author: Lao-Tzu
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#63. The Marquis had known whom he had wanted not to be, when he was a boy. He had definitely not wanted to be like Peregrine. He had not wanted to be like anyone at all. He had, instead, wanted to be elegant, elusive, brilliant and, above all things, he had wanted to be unique.
Just like Peregrine. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#64. I do love the clothes on 'Mad Men' because my character has been so elegant and I would never have had access to these clothes. I think Janie Bryant is a costume designing genius. They'll call and tell me, 'It will only take an hour,' and I'm like, 'I will try on the whole truck!' - Author: Cara Buono
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#65. Impartiality is a pompous name for indifference which is an elegant name for ignorance. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#66. When I was growing up, there were very few women athletes. I remember watching Olga Corbett, but Peggy Fleming and Janet Lynn were my role models. I never dreamt that I could be at that level. I remember thinking they seemed so elegant and regal and powerful and feminine. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#67. Beyond all other trees," she said with a curl of a smile on her elegant mouth, "the willow moves to the wind's desire. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#68. I don't think you're happier if you're thin or beautiful or rich or married. You have to make your own happiness. My heroines do not become beautiful elegant swans, they become confident ducks and get on with life. - Author: Maeve Binchy
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#69. The elegant Lord Shaftesbury somewhere objects to telling too much truth: by which it may be fairly inferred, that, in some cases, to lie is not only excusable but commendable. And - Author: Henry Fielding
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#70. I like clean-cut, very proper, very elegant looks. - Author: Bella Thorne
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#71. Intricately plotted, beautifully paced, The Music of the Spheres is an elegant historical novel rich in detail, at times Dickensian in its description of London. Elizabeth Redfern has made an exciting debut. - Author: Martha Grimes
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#72. It sounded wrong rolling off his tongue, but still elegant, somehow. Like a British person cussing. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#73. Chicago - this vicious, stinking zoo, this mean-grinning, Mace-smelling boneyard of a city; an elegant rockpile monument to everything cruel and stupid and corrupt in the human spirit. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#74. ... That little narrative is an example of the mathematician's art: asking simple and elegant questions about our imaginary creations, and crafting satisfying and beautiful explanations. There is really nothing else quite like this realm of pure idea; it's fascinating, it's fun, and it's free! - Author: Paul Lockhart
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#75. Thought can be lofty without being elegant, but to the extent it lacks elegance it will have less effect on others. Force without finesse is mere mass. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#76. Colour is what gives jewels their worth. They light up and enhance the face. Nothing is more elegant than a black skirt and sweater worn with a sparkling multi-stoned necklace. - Author: Christian Dior
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#77. She was exactly like her house, expensive and elegant, but not at all comfortable. - Author: Joshilyn Jackson
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#78. The real proof of an elegant woman is what is on her feet. - Author: Christian Dior
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#79. Turkey, unlike chicken, has very elegant characteristics. It has more of a cache than chicken. Turkey is a delicacy, so it should be presented in such a way. - Author: Todd English
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#80. Even the wisest woman you talk to is ignorant of something you may know, but an elegant woman never forgets her elegance. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#81. Instead of an elegant warning, you need to bring a strong deal. That's the only way you'll gain what you want. - Author: Jay Park
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#82. I'm a practitioner of elegant frugality. I don't feel comfortable telling other people what to do, so I just try and lead by example. - Author: Amory Lovins
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#83. Tea and mangas instead of coffee and newspapers: something elegant and enchanting, instead of adult power struggles and their sad aggressiveness. - Author: Muriel Barbery
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#84. Why should one not enjoy in a light-hearted sort of way stories of ladies and gentlemen who fall in love and express their feelings for each other, often in most elegant phrases? - Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
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#85. But I think beautiful is simple and elegant, like a ballad with simple harmony. - Author: John Fogerty
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#86. Climbing is a full-body sport from your fingers to your toes, but at the same time, it's like a dance on the rock. It's about being strong and fit but also graceful and elegant and efficient on the rock. - Author: Chris Sharma
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#87. The moon puts on an elegant show, different every time in shape, colour and nuance. - Author: Arthur Smith
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#88. My father has always written with Mont Blanc pens. It's very chic and elegant and classic. - Author: Eva Green
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#89. Words define us,' Mom continued, as I struggled to make my clumsy marks look like her elegant script. 'We must protect our knowledge and pass it on whenever we can. If we are ever to become a society again, we must teach others how to remain human. - Author: Julie Kagawa
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#90. Wisdom demands a new orientation of science and technology toward the organic, the gentle, the elegant and beautiful. - Author: E.F. Schumacher
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#91. With her dark eyes, elegant nose and olive complexion, Claire looked timeless, old-worldly. - Author: Sarah Addison Allen
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#92. We do not create marriage from scratch. Instead, in the elegant language of the marriage ceremony, we 'enter into the holy estate of matrimony.' - Author: Nancy Pearcey
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#93. You were a cop?" Sarah remarked, surprised. She couldn't imagine this elegant woman posted on duty anywhere. Well, Lord and Taylor, maybe. - Author: Martha Reed
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#94. I think that a woman that is elegant herself is somebody who can dress herself easily and effortlessly. - Author: Alice Temperley
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#95. I have now become so infatuated with television. I think television has become elegant. - Author: Akiva Goldsman
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#96. All times are changing times, but ours is one of massive, rapid moral and mental transformation. Archetypes turn into millstones, large simplicities get complicated, chaos becomes elegant, and what everybody knows is true turns out to be what some people used to think. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#97. I think Illium can take care of himself."
"Not if he keeps flirting with you."
A fine, almost elegant tendril of heat, champagne and sunshine, decadence in the light.
"Raphael's not the sharing kind. - Author: Nalini Singh
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#98. A HUMAN ELEMENT is an elegant and haunting first novel. Unrelenting, devious but full of heart. Highly recommended. - Author: Jonathan Maberry
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#99. As she walks through her problems, miseries and bad days, she couldn't help but notice how her gait has become more poised and elegant. Earlier - she tripped over at the sight of a problem. Now - she keeps her head high and wins over them.
Her problems made a woman out of a girl! - Author: Saru Singhal
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#100. The coffin was handmade from the wood of a single Eucalyptus tree. There were no handles, it rested on the shoulders of six elegant tribesmen. These were Maasai from Kenya, the warrior tribe, known for their courage and endurance. The walkers followed at a respectful distance, the pace was grueling. - Author: Nick Hahn
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