Great Man's Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Great Man's Quotes

#1. My mother gave me an understanding that as good as you think you are, you're not so great. There's always room for improvement. The reality is when people don't have someone to give them a sense of guidance, and say, "Hey, man, that's not happening," it's really hard. - Author: Stevie Wonder
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#2. , As for a limit to one's labors, I, for one, do not recognize any for a high-minded man, except that the labors themselves should lead to noble accomplishments. - Author: Alexander The Great
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#3. I really love young Tom Hanks. He's just one of my favorites. He's a great, quirky every-man. I also love Zach Braff. I really love actors that are quirky and interesting, that sort of try to portray 'normal' people. - Author: Jake Epstein
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#4. But the makers of legend have seldom rested content to regard the world's great heroes as mere human beings who broke past the horizons that limited their fellows and returned such boons as any man with equal faith and courage might have found. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#5. A man's contentment is in his mind, not in the extent of his possessions. Alexander the Great, with all the world at his feet, cries for another world to conquer. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#6. In Hollywood if you're good looking, tall, have okay teeth and nice skin, the odds of being successful are great. If you're short and fat, it's a different story. But as long as you look like a leading man type, half your job is done already. - Author: John Corbett
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#7. A great man's manias must be respected, because the time required to combat them is too precious to waste. - Author: Andre Maurois
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#8. Isn't Love the great facilitator of the Universe's creation according to the free will of man's mind which, if facilitated by a selfish being generates a hell, and by a loving being, a paradise? - Author: Ivan Figueroa-Otero
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#9. Men spoke much in my boyhood about restricted or ruined men of genius: and it was common to say that many a man was a Great Might-Have-Been. To me it's a more solid and startling fact that any man in the street is a Great Might-Not-Have-Been. - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#10. When people say to me: would you rather be thought of as a funny man or a great boss? My answer's always the same, to me, they're not mutually exclusive. - Author: David
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#11. If a man's a good kisser, he's a great f-. - Author: Cher
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#12. Sexuality is general, and although only one man may be receiving the favors of a woman, all men in her presence are warm. That's the great generosity of women and the great generosity of the creator who worked it out that way, that there are no unilateral agreements of sexuality. - Author: Leonard Cohen
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#13. The great revolution of the future will be Nature's revolt against man. - Author: Holbrook Jackson
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#14. You would think that a man who's spent as much time in the theater as I have would know when the proper time came for the hero to die-if he was to be a hero. I missed my cue for the great suicide scene - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#15. Night is a great gift from God" he said."It is the mother of man and comes quietly and tenderly to cover him.It rests its cool hand on his forehead and effaces the day's cares from his body and soul.Brothers its time to surrender ourselves to night's embrace - Author: Nikos Kazantzakis
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#16. 'He's the most charming man. He's the Oscar Wilde of our time. I only had one moment with him in that film and it's a great source of regret. I love spending time with him. He's always very open and effusive. His interest in you is genuine.' - Author: Russell Crowe
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#17. If a man's associates find him guilty of being phony, if they find that he lacks forthright integrity, he will fail. His teachings and actions must square with each other. The first great need, therefore, is integrity and high purpose. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#18. Athirst for personal salvation, the West forgets that many religions had but a vague notion of the life beyond the grave; true, all great religions stake a claim on eternity, but not necessarily on man's eternal life. - Author: Andre Malraux
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#19. I have never met a man [in the military], in or out of uniform, who ever said, "Let's use the missiles." They are even more terrified that the Bishops, because a great many of them don't expect to go to Heaven, which at least the Bishops do. - Author: Clare Boothe Luce
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#20. There's a great deal of attention paid and books written about this change of life in a woman, and really very little written about a man's change of life. - Author: Frank Langella
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#21. A decent moustache can intimidate a man, while a great moustache can frighten an army. - Author: Anya Wylde
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#22. Nobles' sons are one of nature's great destructive forces, like floods or tornadoes. When you're struck with one of these catastrophes, the only thing an average man can do is grit his teeth and try to minimize the damage. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#23. The privilege against self-incrimination is one of the great landmarks in man's struggle to make himself civilized ... The Fifth is a lone sure rock in time of storm ... a symbol of the ultimate moral sense of the community, upholding the best in us. - Author: Erwin Griswold
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#24. The great city can teach something that no university by itself can altogether impart: a vivid sense of the largeness of human brotherhood, a vivid sense of man's increasing obligation to man; a vivid sense of our absolute dependence on one another. - Author: Seth Low
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#25. You see, at Rugby I was rather a great man. There one had a share in the ruling of 300 boys, and a good deal of responsibility; but here one has only just to take care of oneself, and keep out of scrapes; and that's what I never could do. - Author: Thomas Hughes
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#26. 'Super 8' was a lot of fun. It was a lot of fun working with J.J. Abrams, who I think is a kid in a grown man's body, which is a great ingredient for any artist in our business. You have to be a kid at heart to be able to make believe, and his imagination is phenomenal. - Author: Glynn Turman
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#27. Love is so unpredictable. Sometimes you'll know a man for years and then one day, boom! Suddenly you see him in a different way. And other times, it's that first date, that first moment. That's what makes it so great. - Author: Sarah Dessen
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#28. One of the great tragedies I see is people not putting every effort into the foundation of their marriage. My grandmother told me that it's one man and one woman for life and that your marriage is worth fighting for. - Author: Kay Robertson
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#29. I went to a Radiohead concert with Mr. Aaron Paul and became instantly hip. He's a great tweeter and took a photograph of the two of us. He said, 'Man, look at this! We've already got 800 hits in five minutes!' So this old dog became hip. - Author: Pierce Brosnan
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#30. The great man is he who does not lose his child's heart - Author: Mencius
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#31. I ask why your Omnipotent God does not hold a man back when he is about to commit a sin or offence. It is child's play for God. Why did He not kill war lords? Why did He not remove the fury of war from their minds? In this way God could have saved humanity from great calamity and horror. - Author: Bhagat Singh
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#32. Art is sexless; - good work is eternal, no matter whether it is man or woman who has accomplished it ... Ah, but the world will never own woman's work to be great even if it be so, because men give the verdict, and man's praise is for himself and his own achievements always. - Author: Marie Corelli
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#33. Heath, I believed in him when I first met him, and helped and supported him. He went on to obvious success in the States and then I had him support me. It can be a lonely, horrible, hard place. It's great just to have someone to call to say 'I know, man, I was there' - Author: Martin Henderson
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#34. He who despises a poor man's wisdom has turned away great riches. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#35. Gestures and actions, were the foundation of any great love. And that's what he was to her. He'd shown her that she didn't have to change for any man, that the right man would love her for who she was. - Author: Lauren Blakely
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#36. I can't go to bed with John Wayne, so I do the next best thing: I go to bed with my girlfriend, who once met the great man. That's how much I love westerns. - Author: Clive Sinclair
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#37. I suppose it is because woman's courage is mental and man's physical, that in times of great strain women always make the better showing. - Author: Mary Roberts Rinehart
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#38. London ... remains a man's city where New York is chiefly a woman's. London has whole streets that cater to men's wants. It has its great solid phalanx of fortress clubs. - Author: Louis Kronenberger
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#39. I'm not worried about that. Aidan loves Sam, and a man can do great things when he's motivated by love. Maggie - Author: Lauren Gilley
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#40. Behind each great man, there's a Richard Delisle. - Author: Francois Mitterrand
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#41. It's not the intensity of the man, but the duration of his intensity that makes the man great. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#42. John Danforth, I thought, was a great senator and did a great job with the United Nations. I think he's a good man. - Author: Ken Mehlman
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#43. That make the meadows green; and, poured round all, Old Ocean's gray and melancholy waste,
Are but the solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. - Author: William C. Bryant
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#44. The world today is ruled by harassed politicians absorbed in getting into office or turning out the other man so that not much room is left for debating the great issues on their merits - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#45. One of the greatest of a great man's qualities is success; 't is the result of all the others; 't is a latent power in him which compels the favor of the gods, and subjugates fortune. - Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
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#46. I'm a big fan of certain new acts. I love any genre of music, and I think it's really great to see that there are new artists coming through. It's kinda funny to think that I'm like the old man on campus now. But I'm really happy for groups like One Direction. I think they're really good guys. - Author: Joe Jonas
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#47. A young woman asked the great preacher Charles Spurgeon if it was possible to reconcile God's sovereignty and man's responsibility. "Young woman," said he. "You don't reconcile friends - Author: Elisabeth Elliot
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#48. When we approached the Man of Action guys, we said, "We're not really interested in what's come before, except in the way that we want to make sure that it feels like it's Marvel's Avengers Assemble. From that point on, this is your cast. Go to it and tell great stories." - Author: Jeph Loeb
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#49. When trees mature, it is fair and moral that they are cut for man's use, as they would soon decay and return to the earth. Trees have a yearning to live again, perhaps to provide the beauty, strength and utility to serve man, even to become an object of great artistic worth. - Author: George Nakashima
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#50. [Sweet it is during a tempest when the gales lash the waves to watch from the shore another man's great striving.]3 - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#51. Achieving what I set out to do: to feel that I was instrumental in starting a great new movement which could not only change the course of things for Humanity and the rest of Creation, but alter Man's expectation of surviving for much longer on this planet. - Author: Donald Watson
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#52. You know how they say behind every great man there's a great woman? My mother would say, No, the woman is three steps ahead. - Author: Renee Carlino
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#53. Yes, you'd make a great partner for him. What with the embezzling and the adultery and the drinking. That's what every man wants in a wife - a vaguely alcoholic, fornicating thief. - Author: Eleanor Brown
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#54. Here again is one grand element of a preacher's success. He must labour by all means to be understood. It was a wise saying of Archbishop Usher, To make easy things seem hard is every man's work; but to make hard things easy is the work of a great preacher. - Author: J.C. Ryle
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#55. The fact is Jerry Weintraub, the handsome, bearish movie producer, the man with the long career, who worked with Arthur Godfrey and Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra and George Clooney, is a great storyteller - he's this as much as he's anything else. He takes time telling stories, too. - Author: Rich Cohen
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#56. Yeah, I don't think you can live anywhere else
it's such a great city [New York]. L.A. is kind of a necessary evil, but man, I love going back to New York. - Author: Will Arnett
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#57. The artist, surgeon, through clay form, can only look for cure with great obstinacy until he discovers, repeatedly, that love is god's only gift that enables man to transcend his tragedy and regain his wholeness and well-being beyond the claws of evil, rampaging as evil may be. - Author: Jabra Ibrahim Jabra
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#58. 7. Have one great cologne that's not from the drugstore. Just one. Wear very little of it, all the time. I cannot tell you how sexy it is to be enveloped in a hug by a man whose smell you remember. Then, anytime I smell that cologne, I think of you. - Author: Mindy Kaling
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#59. Peter Jackson is a wonderful man. He's a great director. He's found his niche in life. - Author: Luke Evans
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#60. There isn't any question about Washington's greatness. If his administration had been a failure, there would have been no United States. A lesser man couldn't have done it ... Washington was both a great administrator and a great leader, a truly great man in every way. - Author: Harry S. Truman
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#61. Dictatorship played a decisive role in the North's successful effort to maintain the Union by force of arms ... one man was the government of the United States ... Lincoln was a great dictator ... This great constitutional dictator was self appointed. - Author: Clinton Rossiter
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#62. There's no justice for the poor man. Money buys justice, and I have no doubt there's a great deal of money in that man's pockets to buy the finest judge on the bench. - Author: Mercedes Lackey
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#63. The great champions were always vicious competitors. You never lose respect for a man who is a vicious competitor, and you never hate a man you respect. I don't like Rod Laver because he's such a vicious competitor, but I don't dislike him. - Author: Pancho Gonzales
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#64. What work I have done I have done because it has been play. If it had been work I shouldn't have done it ... The work that is really a man's own work is play and not work at all ... When we talk about the great workers of the world we really mean the great players of the world. - Author: Mark Twain
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#65. It's a great experience. Every time I see the belly getting bigger, and I see the sonogram and I hear his heartbeat, I'm like 'Oh, man.' - Author: Jencarlos Canela
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#66. Lucky nation is the one who has at least one great progressive revolutionary man in its history! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#67. I would like to hook up with one of the great Japanese filmmakers, like the master that made 'Ringu,' and I would like to take 'The Wicker Man' to Japan, except this time he's a ghost. - Author: Nicolas Cage
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#68. You could name the great stars of the silent screen who were finished; the great directors gone; the great title writers who were washed up. But remember this, as long as you live: the producers didn't lose a man. They all made the switch. That's where the great talent is. - Author: Ernst Lubitsch
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#69. We go on dating from Cold Fridays and Great Snows; but a little colder Friday, or greater snow would put a period to man's existence on the globe. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#70. It takes a truly great man to see that he's been wrong and to apologize for it, even in the face of the obvious. - Author: Amy Lane
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#71. I've said many times before that Pebble Beach is a wonderful thinking-man's golf course. That is why it is such a great U.S. Open venue. - Author: Jack Nicklaus
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#72. Senator [George] Mitchell is a man of many talents and he's swift on his feet, but one would not think of him as 'dancing with the stars.' And we had this great rock 'n' roll fund raiser. - Author: Barbara Mikulski
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#73. The gap between enthusiasm and indifference is filled with failures. The great man is he that does not lose his child's heart. - Author: Mencius
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#74. A lie is troublesome, and sets a man's invention upon the rack, and one trick needs a great many more to make it good. - Author: Richard Steele
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#75. Herein lies the great difference between divine weakness and human weakness, the wounds of Christ and the wounds of man. Two human weaknesses only intensify each other. But human weakness plus Christ's weakness equals a supernatural strength. - Author: Christian Wiman
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#76. It definitely has learning a lesson about the way you're living your life. I wouldn't compare our movie to that, but it has a structure where it's about a man who doesn't appreciate all that he has and finds out at the end that life has been great and he has to enjoy that. - Author: Adam Sandler
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#77. No, I don't admire the genius. But I admire and love the result of the genius's activity in the world, of which the great man is only the poor necessary tool, only, so to speak, the paltry awl to bore with. - Author: Knut Hamsun
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#78. People say a mother is only as happy as her least happy child. But what if the state of that child's happiness has become a mystery? What if that child is no longer a child but a young man who has removed himself to a great distance and encased himself in silence? - Author: Jan Ellison
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#79. Kevin Hart. He's the man! I like his style. He's short, so I can relate. All the stories he tells are real. I respect that, and he's just a really funny dude - great comedy instincts. To do stand-up on a stage for an hour and tell stories and make people laugh is incredible. - Author: Cameron Boyce
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#80. There is no release
In a bodkin or disease,
Nor can there be a work so great
As that which cleans man's dirty slate. - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#81. The space program is not only scientific in purpose but also is an expression of man's insistent determination to do the nearly impossible - to explore the unknown, even at great risk. - Author: Harold Urey
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#82. However great a man's natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned all at once. - Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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#83. A man's life is worth much more than any sacrifice, no matter how great. For the greatest, the most just, the noblest cause on earth is the right to live ... - Author: Yasmina Khadra
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#84. [M]y father was a really great man. I'll never forget the last thing he ever said to me. Nor will I ever repeat it. - Author: John S. Hall
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#85. Oh, London is a man's town, there's power in the air;
And Paris is a woman's town, with flowers in her hair;
And it's sweet to dream in Venice, and it's great to study Rome;
But when it comes to living, there is no place like home. - Author: Henry Van Dyke
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#86. In short, [Coltrane's] tone is beautiful because it is functional. In other words, it is always involved in saying something. You can't separate the means that a man uses to say something from what he ultimately says. Technique is not separated from its content in a great artist. - Author: Cecil Taylor
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#87. Henry is a great man, I really like him. He is a great professional and I think he will be a great captain for them. He's been the outstanding player in the Premiership for the last three or four years - Author: Frank Lampard
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#88. Never forget, Caelius, that a great man makes his luck. Luck is there for everyone to seize. Most of us miss our chances; we're blind to our luck. He never misses a chance because he's never blind to the opportunity of the moment. - Author: Colleen McCullough
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#89. I think there's nothing better than laughing in life, so that's nice, to be thought of as someone who can make someone laugh. It's 'cause I think life is hard. You know, my dad was a really silly man. A great Irish silly man. And that's fine. - Author: Joan Cusack
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#90. It's great for my daughter to see Beyonce and Taylor Swift, women that are in charge of their own careers, writing songs from their own perspective and taking people to task. That's very different from when I was growing up - it was all like, 'Stand by your man.' - Author: Corin Tucker
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#91. In our household, which was essentially under an evil spell, my father 'Chaplin' was all the magic. A great man draws magic into himself, like reverse lightning. There's nothing to spare for anyone else. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#92. A blind man. I can stare at him
ashamed, shameless. Or does he know it?
No, he is in a great solitude.
O, strange joy,
to gaze my fill at a stranger's face.
No, my thirst is greater than before. - Author: Denise Levertov
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#93. It's a great thing when a man knows how to dance, she said. When a man can dance, the world is his oyster.
Adele, Henry's Mother - Author: Joyce Maynard
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#94. It's rare to see a man step up and say "I can be a great father and learn about gymnastics with my daughter and take her to dance lessons because I love her." I can make time to blow bubbles on the back porch. It doesn't cause your man card to be revoked. - Author: Dan Alatorre
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#95. It is a thing of no great difficulty to raise objections against another man's oration, it is a very easy matter; but to produce a better in it's place is a work extremely troublesome. - Author: Plutarch
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#96. If there's one great thing I think that's happened over the years, it's that women are being accepted into a man's world in all different areas, whether it's flying an airplane or driving a race car. - Author: Danica Patrick
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#97. I never knew a sorrow that an hour of reading could not assuage, a great man had once said. Let's put it to the test. - Author: Anna Gavalda
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#98. Man, I've been to jail. It was hell in there, but I survived, If they put me back, I'll come out again. I'm one of the world's great survivors. I'll always survive because I've got the right combination of wit, grit and bullshit. - Author: Don King
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#99. Sometimes even if he has to do it alone, and his conduct seems to be crazy, a man must set an example, and so draw men's souls out of their solitude and spur them to some act of brotherly love, that the great idea may not die. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#100. Cookery is a wholly unselfish art: as 'art for art's sake' it is unthinkable. A man may sing in his bath every morning without the least encouragement, but no cook can cook just for his or her own sake in a like manner. All good cooks, like all great artists, must have an audience worth cooking for. - Author: Andre Simon
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