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Top 100 First Man Quotes

#1. The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit of - the last he does not concern himself about. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#2. Force," Simone Weil wrote, "is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims; the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates."2 - Author: Chris Hedges
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#3. He who advises a sick man, whose manner of life is prejudicial to health, is clearly bound first of all to change his patient's manner of life. - Author: Plato
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#4. I was your man, you were halfway around the world from me, honey, I'd fucking phone you ... If you told me you needed a timeout, first, I wouldn't fuckin' let you have one. Second, I wouldn't give you reason to fuckin' want one. And last, you took off anyway, I'd fuckin' phone. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#5. Does the price matter, if the trick be well done? You do your tricks very well. And I didn't do badly either, since I managed not to sink that steamboat on my first trip. It's a wonder to me yet. Imagine a blindfolded man set to - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#6. How could you set yourself up as the most powerful institution on earth? You first find out what every man feels at least once a day, establish that as a sin, and set yourself up as the only institution capable of pardoning that sin. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#7. Presidents are always also storytellers, purveyors of useful national mythologies. And surprisingly enough, Richard Nixon, this awkward man who didn't even really like people, had not been so bad at this duty - at least in the first four years of his presidency. - Author: Rick Perlstein
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#8. It is almost better to tell your own lies than somebody else's truth; in the first case you are a man, in the second you are no better than a parrot! - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#9. The inlet
our friend looks as he did
when we first knew him,
and until I wake I believe
I will die of grief, for I know
that this boy grew into a man
who was a faithful friend
who died. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#10. Picking an assistant coach, the first thing I was interested in was the man's character. - Author: Woody Hayes
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#11. So I will say this, "if any man marries just because of the emotions he feels towards a woman without first seeking the face of God to confirm if she is the suitable support needed for his life's assignment, such a man is acting in error. - Author: Aderinsola Obasa
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#12. I don't consider myself a moral man. I do not philosophize about life or bother with laws and principles that govern most people. I do not pretend to know the difference between right and wrong. But I do live by a certain kind of code. And somethimes, I think, you have how to shoot first. - Author: Tahereh Mafi
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#13. The average man believes a thing first, and then searches for proof to bolster his opinion - Author: Elbert Hubbard
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#14. I know first-hand the challenges that come with being an on-the-go mom, and I am constantly looking for great products that fit into my busy schedule. I've tried every goop and elixir known to man. - Author: Eva LaRue
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#15. Incontestably, the great centres of population in the primeval ages were the chalklands, and next to them those of limestone. The chalk first, for it furnished man with flints, and the limestone next when he had learned to barter. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#16. Wilhelm Steinitz was the first man to appreciate the inherent logic behind the game of chess. - Author: William Hartston
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#17. Thomas loved me. He needed me. Maybe I wasn't the first woman he'd loved, and maybe the kind of love a Maddox man felt lasted forever, but I needed him, too. I wasn't the first, but I would be the last. That didn't make me the second prize. It made me his forever. - Author: Jamie McGuire
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#18. The necessity for external government to man is in an inverse ratio to the vigor of his self-government. Where the last is most complete, the first is least wanted. Hence, the more virtue the more liberty. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#19. God, he was going to destroy her. But maybe for the first time in her life, she'd found a man worth shattering for. - Author: Joey W. Hill
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#20. If we put together all that we have learned from anthropology and ethnography about primitive men and primitive society, we perceive that the first task of life is to live. Men begin with acts, not with thoughts. - Author: William Graham Sumner
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#21. As to the old history of Ireland, the first man ever died in Ireland was Partholan, and he is buried, and his greyhound along with him, at some place in Kerry. - Author: Lady Gregory
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#22. Adam was the first man, Eve the first woman, Satan the first consultant, and God the first entrepreneur. - Author: Dee Hock
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#23. The Rich man was let alone in his sin suffered to go on without molestation. He fared sumptuously every day, slept secure and expected no disturbance. And the first of his awaking out of his security was when he lifted up his eyes that were now opened being in torments. - Author: Jonathan Edwards
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#24. It [his brothers assassination] made Robert Kennedy, a man unprepared for introspection, think for the first time in his life, what he wanted to do, and what he stood for. - Author: Jack Newfield
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#25. Keeping the Union together, freeing slaves and being assassinated all added up to creating 'Lincoln the myth.' He overcame a lot of his own prejudices and became what many would consider the first black man's president. - Author: Henry Louis Gates
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#26. Every man's first declaration of love is bathos
the zenith of his passion connoting perhaps the nadir of his intelligence. - Author: William John Locke
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#27. As the corruption of our nature shews the absolute necessity of regeneration, so the absolute necessity of regeneration plainly proves the corruption of our nature; for why should a man need a second birth, if his nature were not quite marred in the first birth? - Author: Thomas Boston
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#28. My laps-meter, the first caliper of the soul and the first hope of bridging the dread chasm that has rent the soul of Western man ever since the famous philosopher Descartes ripped body loose from mind and turned the very soul into a ghost that haunts its own house. - Author: Walker Percy
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#29. Despite Tub's eye wound he never so much as stumbled, and I felt for the first time that we knew and understood each other; I sensed in him a desire to improve himself, which perhaps was whimsy or wishful thinking on my part, but such are the musings of the traveling man. The - Author: Patrick DeWitt
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#30. The Bible says, "How can one enter a strong man's house and plunder his goods unless he first binds the strong man?" (Matthew 12:29). In other words, we can't have any effect in the devil's territory unless we first bind him and forbid him any authority there. - Author: Stormie O'martian
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#31. I was 28 when I played the role of a 65 year old man in my first film. - Author: Anupam Kher
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#32. The first man of science was he who looked into a thing, not to learn whether it furnished him with food, or shelter, or weapons, or tools, armaments, or playwiths but who sought to know it for the gratification of knowing. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#33. Any man who doesn't believe in carrying weapons on a first date is not a man worth knowing. - Author: Seanan McGuire
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#34. Every intelligent man saw the poverty that would follow the destruction of the beaver, but there were no chiefs to control it; all was perfect liberty and equality. - Author: David Thompson
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#35. The Devil and woman have been allies against God from the beginning, ever since Satan first came to the first man in the form of a snake and whispered to Adam that true happiness was not to be found in prayer but in Eve's cunt. - Author: Joe Hill
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#36. The concept that flourished during the most glorious periods of republican Rome and that appeared in the Twelve Tables of the Law as one of the first, though as yet imperfect, affirmations of the rights of man, inspired the struggle between patricians and plebeians. - Author: Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
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#37. Vulnerability, like he had the power to hurt
her or pleasure her in a way no other man
could. For the first time, he was uncomfortable with the idea of having complete power over her - Author: Maya Banks
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#38. The only man meant to be in your life is a man that knows your worth. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#39. When did the very first case of racism even occur? When did such blind hatred devour the souls of men and make them turn on their own brothers and sisters? What ever taught them that it was normal to be such monsters? - Author: Rebecca McNutt
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#40. For the first time in a long time, I was nervous around a man. Vince and I have been rather close for the past year, but it's been an emotional connection. This - Author: Jessica N. Watkins
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#41. A man who can't stay a bit shouldn't approach in the first place. Good advice, I think, and not just for priests. - Author: Stephen King
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#42. Enslave a man and you destroy his ambition, his enterprise, his capacity. In the constitution of human nature, the desire of bettering one's condition is the mainspring of effort. The first touch of slavery snaps this spring. - Author: Horace Mann
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#43. Grandma married him because he was the first man she'd ever met who wasn't affected by her telepathy. This is the sort of thing that Internet dating sites never have a field for. - Author: Seanan McGuire
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#44. me an explanation, first, of the towering eccentricity of man among the brutes; second, of the vast human tradition of some ancient happiness; third, of the partial perpetuation of such pagan joy - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#45. Or did a Martian sit within each, ruling, directing, using, much as a man's brain sits and rules in his body? I began to compare the things to human machines, to ask myself for the first time in my life how an ironclad or a steam engine would seem to an intelligent lower animal. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#46. Man's wakeful presence first try to fix his tears. - Author: Kishore Bansal
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#47. Damen felt it then, the first dizzy edge of new emotion, and he let go his hold of Laurent like a man fearing a precipice; and yet was helpless. - Author: C.S. Pacat
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#48. One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten, and to leave off fighting at once. - Author: Samuel Butler
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#49. You're not going to tell me they built fifty-foot-high killer golems, are you?"
"Only a man would think of that.
It's our job," said Moist. "If you don't think of fifty-foot-high killer golems first, someone else will. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#50. When a man is asked to make a speech, the first thing he has to decide is what to say. - Author: Gerald R. Ford
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#51. Man can be understood only by ascending from physics, chemistry, biology, and geology. In other words, he is first of all a cosmic problem. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#52. If 'why' was the first and last question, then 'because I was curious to see what would happen' was the first and last answer. A version of it had been spoken to God Himself in the Garden of Eden, and it was destined to be the reason for the end of things at the hands of man. - Author: John Connolly
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#53. He made a careful rehearsal of some of their bits of talk
why had she said this? what had she meant by that? why had she done the other? He dwelt on these matters with an absorbed speculation, and with a young man of Ogden's temperament speculation was but the first step on the way to love. - Author: Henry Blake Fuller
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#54. no
it won't
be love at
first sight when
we meet it'll be love
at first remembrance cause
i've seen you in my mother's eyes
when she tells me to marry the type
of man i'd want to raise my son to be like - Author: Rupi Kaur
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#55. Expectation is an anchor, a heavy burden every man is to first carry and then overcome if he is to ever reach the shorelines of his dreams. - Author: Peter S. Fogg
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#56. I wonder what God must have thought then / When He saw the work of Cain's hand / That the first baby born on the planet / Grew up to kill the third man. - Author: Brian M. Boyce
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#57. If you want to attract the right man or woman in your life, you must heal first any issues from the past. - Author: Linda Alfiori
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#58. Exactness is first obtained, and afterwards elegance. But diction, merely vocal, is always in its childhood. As no man leaves his eloquence behind him, the new generations have all to learn. There may possibly be books without a polished language, but there can be no polished language without books. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#59. The first duty of a man is to love himself. When someone loves himself, he is loving the universe. This universe is existing because of you. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#60. I mean, you can't have sex until you're married if you're Mormon. The first time I had sex, my parents found out. They were listening in on the phone while I was talking about sex to my girlfriend. They freaked out, man. They both cornered me in my bedroom. - Author: Bert McCracken
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#61. First I believe that this Nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon. - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#62. I was always drawn toward the Actor's Studio. I studied at the Lee Strasberg Institute when I first came to New York. One of my favorite teachers was one of Al [Pachino]'s teachers, a guy named Charlie Laughton, who was just a wonderful, wonderful man. - Author: Karen Allen
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#63. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#64. Let no man grumble when his friends fall off, As they will do like leaves at the first breeze; When your affairs come round, one way or t'other, Go to the coffee house, and take another. - Author: Lord Byron
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#65. That night, as he bounded up the steps and out of the church basement, nobody in the room could have imagined that they had just seen the man who, a decade from now, would become the first black president of the United States. NEW - Author: Isabel Wilkerson
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#66. He drank his first strong liquor then to calm his shaking hand, and tried to tell himself at last he had become a man. - Author: Johnny Cash
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#67. Once a man would spend a week patiently waiting if he missed a stage coach, but now he rages if he misses the first section of a revolving door. - Author: Simeon Strunsky
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#68. Jesus Christ was the original rock'n'roll star. He gave people reasons to live in the rut they were living in. He was the first man to say, "You don't have to have human sacrifices, 'cause human sacrifices hurt somebody, you know?" Just believe in the spirit that is within you. - Author: Ozzy Osbourne
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#69. I love the predictions of a man right before his first child is born," Flowers said. "They're like little snowflakes. Right before the sun comes blazing out the clouds and melts those happy dreams away. - Author: Michael Chabon
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#70. Indianapolis, Indiana," said Constant, "is the first place in the United States of America where a white man was hanged for the murder of an Indian. The kind of people who'll hang a white man for murdering an Indian - " said Constant, "that's the kind of people for me." Salo's - Author: Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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#71. I am quite an admirer of Fidel [Castro]. For me, Fidel is the first and the best man in solidarity with the peoples of the world. Fidel shares not just what he does not need, but every little thing he has. That is called solidarity. - Author: Evo Morales
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#72. We struck up a conversation, but took pains to keep to small talk at first. We touched on the most trivial of topics: I asked if he thought the fate of man was unalterable. He thought it was. - Author: Gunter Grass
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#73. I hope to be judged as good a man as my father. Before I hear those words "well done" from my Heavenly Father, I hope to first hear them from my mortal father. - Author: Boyd K. Packer
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#74. The Kon-Tiki expedition opened my eyes to what the ocean really is. It is a conveyor and not an isolator. The ocean has been man's highway from the days he built the first buoyant ships, long before he tamed the horse, invented wheels, and cut roads through the virgin jungles. - Author: Thor Heyerdahl
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#75. The first thing which will be judged among a man's deeds on the Day of Resurrection is the Prayer. If this is in good order then he will succeed and prosper but if it is defective then he will fail and will be a loser. - Author: Muhammad
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#76. Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself. - Author: William Ellery Channing
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#77. The ever-present phenomenon ceases to exist for our senses. It was a city dweller, or a prisoner, or a blind man suddenly given his sight, who first noted natural beauty. - Author: Remy De Gourmont
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#78. I won't ask you if you ever received flowers from a man before. But it was my first, gifting flowers to a woman. - Author: Sung Hoon
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#79. But now the question arises, Why has God demanded of man that which he is incapable of performing? The first answer is, Because God refuses to lower His standard to the level of our sinful infirmities. - Author: Arthur W. Pink
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#80. The image of the scientist who puts the pursuit of truth before anything else has been shattered and replaced by a man on the make or a quasi-religious enthusiast who wants to prove his case at any cost. Science is becoming the tool of campaigning warfare, in which truth is the first casualty. - Author: Paul Johnson
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#81. Man is an animal with primary instincts of survival. Consequently his ingenuity has developed first and his soul afterwards. The progress of science is far ahead of man's ethical behavior. - Author: Charlie Chaplin
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#82. I was the chairman of the House Budget Committee and one of the chief architects the last time we balanced a budget, and it was the first time we had done it since man walked on the moon. We had a $5 trillion surplus and we cut taxes. - Author: John Kasich
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#83. It was the first time I had ever felt guilt at finding a man attractive. - Author: Tabitha McGowan
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#84. Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#85. And with that the Time Traveller began his story as I have set it forth. He sat back in his chair at first, and spoke like a weary man. Afterwards he got more animated. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#86. Vorobyaninov, I've got a pressing artistic task for you,' he whispered. 'Go over to the exit from the first-class hallway and stand there. If somebody approaches, start singing, loudly.'
The old man was taken aback. 'But what should I sing?'
'Not "God Save the Tsar," that's for sure! - Author: Ilya Ilf
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#87. The perfect man of old looked after himself first before looking to help others. - Author: Zhuangzi
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#88. Am I the man who killed Deep Purple? I don't think so. I think every band from that era, even if you look at Led Zeppelin, if you look at their first four albums, they're extremely different from one another, and I've never made the same album twice. - Author: Glenn Hughes
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#89. I'll tell you something that's completely true - you can, as a man, obtain everything you want with the truth. If you lie, first of all you've got to be a very good lying actor, which is tres difficile. And it's going to give you poison inside the body. - Author: Jean Reno
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#90. She was a Jew feeder without a question in the world on that man's first night in Molching. She was an arm reacher, deep into a mattress, to deliver a sketchbook to a teenage girl. (84.25) - Author: Markus Zusak
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#91. How can you dare teach a man to read until you've taught him everything else first? - Author: Giorgos Seferis
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#92. All great masters are chiefly distinguished by the power of adding a second, a third, and perhaps a fourth step in a continuous line. Many a man has taken the first step. With every additional step you enhance immensely the value of your first. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#93. Architecture is the constant fight between man and nature, the fight to overwhelm nature, to possess it. The first act of architecture is to put a stone on the ground. That act transforms a condition of nature into a condition of culture; it's a holy act. - Author: Mario Botta
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#94. The first lead that I ever played was a young Boy George when I was seventeen. I shaved my eyebrows off. That's as far from leading man looks as you can get. - Author: Douglas Booth
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#95. Christianity is within a man, even as he is gifted with reason; it is associated with your mother's chair, and with the first remembered, tones of her blessed voice. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#96. The first of all commodities to be exchanged is labour, and the freedom of man consists only in the exercise of the right to determine for himself in what manner his labour shall be employed, and how he will dispose of its products. - Author: Henry Charles Carey
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#97. We are the ring of steel around Lord Rahl himself... Two thousand strong. We fall to a man before harm gets a glance at Lord Rahl.
-Commander General Trimack - Author: Terry Goodkind
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#98. Two people can illustrate crudity to you.
The first is the crude man, whom you see perceiving the diamond as a stone.
The other is the refined man, who makes clear to you the crudity of the first one. - Author: Idries Shah
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#99. Many years ago there lived a man called Laurids Madsen who went up to heaven and came down again thanks to his boots. - Author: Carsten Jensen
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#100. A proper disposition of time leaves a man at leisure in the very bustle of affairs; without delaying the attention of his concerns to the last or giving them unnecessary application at first: it affords a season for everything by affording everything its proper season. - Author: Norm MacDonald
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