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#1. I do not approve of naval historians who seek out flaws in the losers' battle plans and tactics. The way to profit from history is to put oneself in the shoes of the tactical decision maker as he confronts a many-faceted problem in an atmosphere of uncertainty. - Author: Wayne Hughes
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#2. I went to boarding school Southern, religious, and straight, and I left boarding school not being at all religious and not being straight. - Author: Chris Hughes
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#3. There is no better way to know us
Than as two wolves, come separately to a wood. - Author: Ted Hughes
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#4. I think it was Milosz, the Polish poet, who when he lay in a doorway and watched the bullets lifting the cobbles out of the street beside him realised that most poetry is not equipped for life in a world where people actually die. But some is. - Author: Ted Hughes
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#5. Clinching the [County] Championship is a strange sensation ... There's more atmosphere in a doctor's waiting room - Author: Simon Hughes
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#6. It would be a nice problem to have. It would mean we had reached the final. I'd like to think common sense would prevail and we'd have the use of both of them. - Author: John Hughes
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#7. I think it was a great moment for America to have two ladies on the podium. - Author: Sarah Hughes
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#8. Haven't you heard of the music of the spheres?" asked the dragon. "It's the music that space makes to itself. All the spirits inside all the stars are singing. I'm a star spirit. I sing too. The music of the spheres is what makes space so peaceful. - Author: Ted Hughes
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#9. It's more than a game. It's an institution. - Author: Thomas Hughes
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#10. The height of devotion is reached when reverence and contemplation produce passionate worship, which in turn breaks forth in thanksgiving and praise in word and song. - Author: R. Kent Hughes
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#11. If most of what we see via the media is not live, it must be edited: sifted for value, interpreted and re-presented for our convenience. We live in a disco, and the DJ is in charge. - Author: Rian Hughes
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#12. Do the impossible, because almost everyone has told me my ideas are merely fantasies. - Author: Howard Hughes
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#13. In America, nostalgia for things is apt to set in before they go. - Author: Robert Hughes
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#14. Howard Hughes was obsessed with me. But at first it seemed as if he were offering me a superb career opportunity. - Author: Jane Greer
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#15. This morning I paid seventy cents for two little old dried-up slivers of bacon and one cockeyed egg. It took me till noon to get my appetite back. - Author: Langston Hughes
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#16. We must come with great expectation--for we will experience just what we expect. - Author: Barbara Hughes
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#17. I am that rose that grew from concrete, I am the ENTIRE mother to son Langston Hughes poem. And I'm still climbing ... - Author: Jaha Knight
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#18. An editor named Kerrie Hughes wanted me to write a short story that brought my fire-spider Smudge from my goblin books into the present-day world. I came up with libriomancy as a way to make that happen. - Author: Jim C. Hines
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#19. Worship is about something we do. It involves sacrifice. But at the heart of the gospel is this truth, we are called and chosen by God to join in with the dance of the trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. - Author: Tim Hughes
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#20. Most of my characters are romantic rather than sexual. I think that's an essential difference in my pictures. I think they are more accurate in portraying young people as romantic - as wanting a relationship, an understanding with a member of the opposite sex more than just physical sex. - Author: John Hughes
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#21. The Jewish people and the Negro people both know the meaning of Nordic supremacy. We have both looked into the eyes of terror. - Author: Langston Hughes
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#22. I was born when you kissed me. - Author: Dorothy B. Hughes
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#23. Not to let anyone convince you that your dream, your vision to be an entrepreneur is something that you shouldn't do. What often happens is that people who are well meaning, who really care for us are afraid for us and talk us out of it. - Author: Cathy Hughes
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#24. Go home and write / a page tonight. / And let that page come out of you - / Then, it will be true. - Author: Langston Hughes
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#25. Sometimes I fall, but landing every jump isn't the point. It's the attempt. It's the effort. - Author: Sarah Hughes
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#26. I want to leave behind me the name of a fellow who never bullied a little boy, or turned his back on a big one. - Author: Thomas Hughes
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#27. Negroes
Sweet and docile,
Meek, humble, and kind:
Beware the day
They change their minds!
Wind
In the cotton fields,
Gentle breeze:
Beware the hour
It uproots trees! - Author: Langston Hughes
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#28. Poetry is the human soul entire
Squeezed like a lemon or a lime,
Drop by drop into atomic words". - Author: Langston Hughes
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#29. But I have forgotten to tell you how I came into the world, and am telling you my father's story instead of my own. You seem to like hearing about it though, and you can't understand one without the other. - Author: Thomas Hughes
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#30. There are days where maybe the obstacle is too great, maybe I don't want to get up and go to classes or attend that marching band practice, but whenever I have those days, I just realize that I have to get it done and everything will turn out great in the end. - Author: Patrick Henry Hughes
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#31. Why watch someone kissing when people really close their eyes when they kiss? - Author: John Hughes
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#32. I am by nature a perfectionist, and I seem to have trouble allowing anything to go through in a half-perfect condition. So if I made any mistake it was in working too hard and in doing too much of it with my own hands. - Author: Howard Hughes
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#33. One gets tired of the role critics are supposed to have in this culture: It's like being the piano player in a whorehouse; you don't have any control over the action going on upstairs. - Author: Robert Hughes
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#34. If you inhabited a world and a colony of tongueless people landed, would you consent to having your tongue cut out so that you could be like them? - Author: Monica Hughes
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#35. Believing everything she read
In the daily news,
(No in-between to choose)
She thought that only
One side won,
Not that BOTH
Might lose. - Author: Langston Hughes
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#36. I absolutely love being a mother. It's been a blessing. It's fun and it's hard, but it's absolutely amazing. - Author: Keisha Castle-Hughes
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#37. What strip mining is to nature the art market has become to culture. - Author: Robert Hughes
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#38. They held up 'The Outlaw' for five years. And Howard Hughes had me doing publicity for it every day, five days a week for five years. - Author: Jane Russell
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#39. Whatever the reason, the fact is that there was no widespread catechetical teaching for Christian children. Things were going to change. The growing awareness of the need for Christian education was one of the chief forces behind the desire in the sixteenth century to reform the rite of baptism. - Author: Hughes Oliphant Old
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#40. I will not take 'but' for an answer. Negroes have been looking at democracy's 'but' too long. - Author: Langston Hughes
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#41. No, I'm not running for office someday. - Author: Chris Hughes
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#42. This is a highly reliable power source. Being a large credit card processor, doing $6 million an hour in transactions, our computers have to work. - Author: Dennis Hughes
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#43. God can have our money and not have our hearts, but He cannot have our hearts without having our money. - Author: R. Kent Hughes
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#44. When you're in your early 20s, a lot of characters can be one or two dimensional. You want a role to substantiate the drama, as opposed to actually analyzing the psychology of a human being. That's what drew me to acting, particularly the contradictions in people. - Author: Tom Hughes
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#45. An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose - Author: Langston Hughes
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#46. You don't know Jack ... yet! But once you do he's impossible to forget! - Author: Michelle Hughes
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#47. Day by day his sister grew
Paler with the wound
She could not see or touch or feel, as I dressed it
Each day with her blue Breton jacket.
- from Life After Death - Author: Ted Hughes
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#48. We younger Negro artists who create now intend to express our individual dark-skinned selves without fear or shame. If white people are pleased, we are glad. If they are not, it doesn't matter. We know we are beautiful. And ugly too. - Author: Langston Hughes
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#49. America is a construction of mind, not of race or inherited class or ancestral territory. - Author: Robert Hughes
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#50. Many of us get our news from social networks, blogs, and daily aggregators. - Author: Chris Hughes
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#51. Never make a decision. Let someone else make it and then if it turns out to be the wrong one, you can disclaim it, and if it is the right one you can abide by it. - Author: Howard Hughes
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#52. At that moment his soul is fuller of the tomb and him who lies there than of the altar and Him of whom it speaks. Such stages have to be gone through, I believe, by all young and brave souls, who must win their way through hero-worship to the worship of Him who is the King and Lord of heroes. - Author: Thomas Hughes
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#53. I don't agree with everything he did in his life, but we're dealing with this Howard Hughes, at this point. And also ultimately the flaw in Howard Hughes, the curse so to speak. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#54. The outside world will never understand that submission is not subjugation to another person, it's letting yourself be free of all those things that hold you back from experiencing the greatest sexual pleasures. - Author: Michelle Hughes
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#55. I have respected every manager I have played under, but if you can't learn from someone like Mark Hughes, it is going to be hard for you. - Author: Charlie Adam
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#56. I'd rather make music if I had the talent. - Author: John Hughes
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#57. Even to an outsider like myself, not only in the theatre was such disunity evident, but in much else in government Spain. Alvarez del Vayo, Socialist Minister of Foreign Affairs, once asked, Why is it Spain's people are so great, but her leaders so small? - Author: Langston Hughes
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#58. He was his own leftover, the spat-out scrag. He was what his brain could make nothing of. - Author: Ted Hughes
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#59. Get some sleep, pup,' the Chihuahua told him. 'After your first match, you already grabbed the attention of the fans. Tomorrow you must win their hearts. - Author: Devon Hughes
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#60. I was trying to figure out how to use the skills I had developed in the world of social change. - Author: Chris Hughes
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#61. 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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#62. Airwaves get buzzed from pot By Trevor Hughes, - Author: Anonymous
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#63. They only want to weep
As after the huge wars
Senseless huge wars
Huge senseless weeping. - Author: Ted Hughes
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#64. A method involving apparent obscurity is surely justified when it is the clearest, the simplest, the only method possible of saying in full what the writer has to say - Author: Richard Hughes
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#65. I left my soul at Tears of Crimson, the New Orleans Vampire Bar. If found, don't return follow me into the endless night. - Author: Michelle Hughes
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#66. Tell all my mourners
To mourn in red-
Cause there ain't no sense
In my bein' dead. - Author: Langston Hughes
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#67. The only reason I got into movies was because I had no music talent. - Author: John Hughes
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#68. Worship must be - Christ centered, Holy Spirit led, a Response to the Father, about Intimacy and Service and always lead to Transformation! - Author: Tim Hughes
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#69. Your explanation depresses me," I said.
"Your nonsense depresses me," said Simple. - Author: Langston Hughes
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#70. In my position, the right witchdoctor
Might have caught you in flight with his bare hands,
Tossed you, cooling, one hand to the other,
Godless, happy, quieted.
I managed
A wisp of your hair, your ring, your watch, your nightgown. - Author: Ted Hughes
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#71. I liked being active. I liked being creative. - Author: Sarah Hughes
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#72. I even hung mobiles, banners, and wind chimes from the ceiling in any wide open space." In an aside she commented, "Moving objects especially mess with their ability to pull themselves together." "Is that so? Now you're the expert on ghost prevention?" "I guess so. It worked. - Author: Rhonda Hughes
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#73. I don't know just what, but there will have to be some drastic changes made besides cutting down on boating to get my mind more on painting. - Author: E. J. Hughes
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#74. The calm, Cool face of the river, Asked me for a kiss - Author: Langston Hughes
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#75. I was missing the opportunity to see my friends' children grow up, to have my son go to his friends' homes and be involved with their parents. - Author: Karen Hughes
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#76. True liberty comes with the abandonment of self in our worshiping God, freeing us to worship in His way, not ours. - Author: Ray Hughes
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#77. But the jewel you lost was blue. - Author: Ted Hughes
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#78. When I embraced the rock hat, when I put it on two or three years ago, when I realized I'm gonna go and make really focused rock albums, it felt like wearing an old shoe. It was a perfect fit. - Author: Glenn Hughes
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#79. Now I wanted to show you such a beach
Would set inside your head another jewel,
And lift you like the gentlest electric shock
Into an altogether other England--
An Avalon for which I had the wavelength,
Deep inside my head a little crystal. - Author: Ted Hughes
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#80. In one sense, (Duchamp's) "The Large Glass" is a glimpse into Hell; a peculiarly modernist Hell of repetition and loneliness. - Author: Robert Hughes
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#81. I did not believe political directives could be successfully applied to creative writing ... not to poetry or fiction, which to be valid had to express as truthfully as possible the individual emotions and reactions of the writer. - Author: Langston Hughes
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#82. Heaven, they say, protects children, sailors, and drunken men; and whatever answers to Heaven in the academical system protects freshmen. - Author: Thomas Hughes
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#83. The President has a wonderful sense of humor, which is one of the reasons it is so much fun to work for him. - Author: Karen Hughes
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#84. Class amusements, be they for Dukes or plow-boys, always become nuisances and curses to a country. The true charm of cricket and hunting is that they are still, more or less sociable and universal; There's a place for every man who will come and take his part. - Author: Thomas Hughes
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#85. I was just after Generation X. I missed the John Hughes movies; I had to watch them on TBS. - Author: Freddie Prinze Jr.
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#86. To my mind, it is the duty of the younger Negro artist, if he accepts any duties at all from outsiders, to change through the force of his art that old whispering 'I want to be white,' hidden in the aspirations of his people, to 'Why should I want to be white? I am a Negro - and beautiful!' - Author: Langston Hughes
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#87. The new job of art is to sit on the wall and get more expensive. - Author: Robert Hughes
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#88. On the most elementary level, you do not have to go to church to be a Christian. You do not have to go home to be married either. But in both cases if you do not, you will have a very poor relationship. - Author: R. Kent Hughes
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#89. I come from a big family, so I'd like to have a big family. - Author: Keisha Castle-Hughes
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#90. Perhaps," Mg. Katter cut in, "she's finally gotten smart. In and out, job done."
Mg. Hughes said, "No. Not her." He paused. "She knows Emery is critical to the syndicate, they all do. He's personally invested in it. That, and she's always kept a . . . keen . . . interest in him. - Author: Charlie N. Holmberg
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#91. The gash in its throat was shocking, but not pathetic. - Author: Ted Hughes
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#92. Matt and Mark (Hughes) used to pound each other on the farm as young boys. - Author: Mike Goldberg
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#93. Once you're in the rumor mill, you never come out. You're stuck, constantly hearing the same half-truth stories about yourself. - Author: Annie Hughes
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#94. A legalistic commitment to duration can kill one's prayer life. - Author: R. Kent Hughes
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#95. It's really ironic that I won, because that's not the goal that I had in mind when I went out to skate. - Author: Sarah Hughes
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#96. Perhaps the mission of an artist is to interpret beauty to people - the beauty within themselves. - Author: Langston Hughes
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#97. I think Twitter is great. - Author: Chris Hughes
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#98. We don't have a monopoly. Anyone who wants to dig a well without a Hughes bit can always use a pick and shovel. - Author: Howard Hughes
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#99. If we are going to commit American troops, we must be certain they have a clear mission, an achievable goal and an exit strategy. - Author: Karen Hughes
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#100. Yet the ivory gods, And the ebony gods, And the gods of diamond-jade, Are only silly puppet gods That people themselves Have made.- - Author: Langston Hughes
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