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#1. She lights a match in the dark hall and moves it onto the wick of the candle. Light lifts itself onto her shoulders. She is on her knees. She puts her hands on her thighs and breathes in the smell of the sulphur. She imagines she slap breathes in light. - Author: Michael Ondaatje
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#2. She imagines that she is a seed, driven by the wind, that withstands cold and heat, the worst possible conditions, until one day it falls, like the Bible says, on fertile soil. She knows one day she will flower. This is inevitable. Winter always ends, and springtide blossoms in its place. - Author: David Bowles
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#3. The miller imagines that the corn grows only to make his mill turn. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#4. No man tells his opinion so freely as when he imagines it received with implicit veneration. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#5. Anyone who imagines that bliss is normal is going to spend a lot of time running around shouting that he's been robbed. - Author: Gordon B. Hinckley
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#6. It is an awesome thing to comprehend the magnitude of the fact that what a human being dreams and imagines can be realized. The power of that truth needs to be directed toward our creation of a future that is worthy of true human value and the world civilization. - Author: Vanna Bonta
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#7. Mistakes are very seldom permanent, most of them can be fixed with less difficulty and drama than one imagines, and there's nothing shameful about them. There is, however, something sad and limiting about the fear of making them. - Author: Peter Buffett
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#8. When a man imagines, even after years of striving, that he has attained perfection, his decline begins. - Author: Theodore Martin
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#9. Funny, one somehow imagines her snuffing quietly out now, the way the moon would if the sun vanished. - Author: Mary Stewart
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#10. She imagines the cocoa brown of Nnedi's eyes lighting up, her lips moving quickly, explaining that riots do not happen in a vacuum, that religion and ethnicity are often politicized because the ruler is safe if the hungry ruled are killing one another. - Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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#11. Universities are no longer educational in any sense of the word that Rousseau would have recognised. Instead, they have become unabashed instruments of capital. Confronted with this squalid betrayal, one imagines he would have felt sick and oppressed. - Author: Terry Eagleton
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RESTORING LIVES NEAR - Author: Widad Akreyi
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#13. After all, important fresh evidence is a two-edged thing, and may possibly cut in a very different direction to that which Lestrade imagines. Take your breakfast, Watson, and we will go out together and see what we can do. I feel as if I shall need your company and your moral support today. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#14. No one imagines that a law professing to tax will be permitted to destroy. - Author: John Marshall
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#15. Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart; for his purity, by definition, is unassailable. - Author: James Baldwin
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#16. The worst sinner has a future, even as the greatest saint has had a past. No one is so good or bad as he imagines. - Author: Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
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#17. Here is the dirty little secret: the error rate in criminal verdicts is much higher than anyone imagines. - Author: William Landay
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#18. The true artist stands midway between what he imagines and what he does. He is the one who is 'capable of.' he could be what he describes, experience what he writes. The mere act would limit him; he would be the one who has acted. - Author: Albert Camus
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#19. Science becomes dangerous only when it imagines that it has reached its goal. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#20. Does a rake deserve to possess anything of worth, since he chases everything in skirts and then imagines he can successfully hide his shame by slandering [women in general]? - Author: Christine De Pizan
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#21. Anything that one imagines of God apart from Christ is only useless thinking and vain idolatry. - Author: Martin Luther
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#22. Man, having an ideal before him of that which he ought to be, and is not, and acting as though he possessed the character he ought to have, but has not, comes, by the very virtue of his aspiration, to possess the character he imagines. - Author: William Batchelder Greene
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#23. It is only the sentimentalist who imagines that the profundity of a person's response to tragedy is proportional to the length, volume, or shrillness of his lamentation. - Author: Theodore Dalrymple
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#24. Life ... is never the way one imagines it. It surprises you, it amazes you, and it makes you laugh or cry when you don't expect it. - Author: Niki De Saint Phalle
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#25. human being falsely identifies himself with his physical form because the life currents from the soul are breath-conveyed into the flesh with such intense power that man mistakes the effect for a cause, and idolatrously imagines the body to have life of its own. Man's - Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
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#26. I have thought for many years that the audience any creative writer imagines has a great effect on what gets written. - Author: Pattiann Rogers
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#27. I had made a decision, although I hardly knew it yet. It's often that way with decisions, they're made in some hidden part of us and the awareness secretes itself slowly into that conscious part of us that imagines it decides. - Author: Neil Jordan
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#28. A man always imagines a woman to be ready for anybody who asks her. - Author: Jane Austen
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#29. Oh, 'impressed' is not the right word! Treading the soil of the moon gives one, I imagine (or rather my projected self imagines), the most remarkable romantic thrill ever experienced in the history of discovery. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#30. What Homo sapien imagines, he may slowly convert himself to. - Author: Saul Bellow
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#31. Anyone who imagines they can work alone winds up surrounded by nothing but rivals, without companions. The fact is, no one ascends alone. - Author: Lance Armstrong
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#32. Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it. - Author: George Orwell
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#33. Every ignoramus imagines that all that exists, exists with a view to his individual sake; it is as if there were nothing that exists except him. And if something happens to him that is contrary to what he wishes, he makes the trenchant judgement that all that exists is an evil. - Author: Maimonides
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#34. Every specific human being, however, thinks, judges, imagines, wills and expresses himself or herself in a unique, dissimilar, and unrepeatable mode
a mode of unpredictable difference, or otherness, which objectively defies description or delimitation. - Author: Christos Yannaras
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#35. Interests evolve into hobbies or volunteer work, which grow into passions. It takes time, more time than anyone imagines. - Author: Po Bronson
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#36. Jeffrey Carver imagines wonders and allows us to share his vision. - Author: Terry Carr
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#37. Mythology is a subjective truth. Every culture imagines life a certain way. - Author: Devdutt Pattanaik
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#38. Like all virtuous people he imagines he must speak the truth ... - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#39. What is the strongest pretext for loving? ... If it is necessary, our atomized consciousness invents love, imagines it or feigns it, but does not live without it, since in the midst of infinite dispersion, love, even if as a pretext , gives us the measure of our loss. - Author: Carlos Fuentes
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#40. This is a story of art without markets, drama without a script, narrative without progress. The queer art of failure turns on the impossible, the improbable, the unlikely, and the unremarkable. It quietly loses, and in losing it imagines other goals for life, for love, for art, and for being. - Author: J. Jack Halberstam
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#41. And he imagines cars
and rides them in his dreams,
so lonely growing up among
the imaginary automobiles
and dead souls of Tarrytown
to create
out of his own imagination
the beauty of his wild
forebears - a mythology
he cannot inherit. - Author: Allen Ginsberg
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#42. It is only the untalented director who imagines him or herself in every part, wants his or her own thoughts and emotions portrayed; it is only the untalented who make their own limitations those of the actors as well. - Author: Liv Ullmann
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#43. When you mention to people growing up in Cleveland they bring up the river catching on fire, or LeBron James leaving, they have these references, but no one imagines ending up there. - Author: Celeste Ng
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#44. What every man seeks is satisfaction. He deceives himself so long as he imagines it to lie in self-indulgence. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#45. Of course, the liar often imagines that he does no harm as long as his lies go undetected. - Author: Sam Harris
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#46. Murderess, murderess, he whispers to himself. It has an allure, a scent almost. Hothouse gardenias. Lurid, but also furtive. He imagines himself breathing it as he draws Grace towards him, pressing his mouth against her. Murderess. He applies it to her throat like a brand. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#47. What he remembers with perfect clarity is sitting on a train headed for Madrid, feeling the sort of happiness he imagines spirits might feel, freed of their earthly bodies but still possessed of their essential selves. - Author: Michael Cunningham
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#48. Man is wise only while in search of wisdom; when he imagines he has attained it, he is a fool. - Author: Solomon Ibn Gabirol
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#49. One always imagines things happen in hot blood,' he said. 'An ill-considered remark starts a row. Hard words follow, misunderstandings. Matters that can be put right in the end. Unfortunately life doesn't work out like that. First of all there is no row, secondly, nothing can be put right. - Author: Anthony Powell
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#50. This is precisely how someone speaks who imagines that he is the world's divinely appointed ruler: 'I will not LET them starve. I will not LET the drought come. I will not LET the river flood. - Author: Daniel Quinn
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#51. Whoever imagines himself a favorite with God holds others in contempt. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
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#52. He imagines Owens' body dotted with saltwater reservoirs just below the skin. An entire wetland, populated with tiny fish and birds, thriving in his agitation. A species of dwarf crocodile lazing beside an artery. - Author: Lisa Lang
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#53. He imagines a necessary joy in things that must fly to eat. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#54. One works because I suppose it is the most interesting thing one knows to do. The days one works are the best days. On the other days one is hurrying through the other things one imagines one has to do to keep one's life going ... - Author: Georgia O'Keeffe
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#55. I had this theory. It was based loosely on the unremarkable observation that the old are always looking back with longing while the young, with the same longing, look ahead. One man remembers what the other imagines. - Author: Thomas Lynch
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#56. Even the suicide desires his own good: he wrongly imagines that he would be better off dead. The moral problem is not that we love ourselves but that we love ourselves the wrong way. - Author: J. Budziszewski
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#57. Don't worry," he would say, smiling. "Dying is much more difficult than one imagines. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#58. A man imagines a happy marriage as a marriage of love; even if he makes fun of marriages that are without love, or feels sorry for lovers who are without marriage. - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#59. The spirit of imagination smells exactly how the person inhaling it imagines it to smell. - Author: S.A. Tawks
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#60. He imagines that when I see him indefatigable I'll regret my decision. Such is his miserable scheme. As though I were short of slaves! - Author: Samuel Beckett
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#61. A pessimist is a person who is always right but doesn't get any enjoyment out of it, while an optimist, is one who imagines that the future is uncertain. It is a duty to be an optimist, because if you imagine that the future is uncertain, then you mu - Author: Victor Cherbuliez
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#62. He who does not think much of himself is much more esteemed than he imagines. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#63. It is the people no one imagines anything from who do the things no one can imagine - Author: Graham Moore
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#64. Each generation imagines that we're all going to hell. Each generation goes through a little hell and comes out heat tempered and better than before. - Author: Paul Harvey
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#65. I am thing that thinks: that is, a things that doubts,affirms, denies, understands a few things, is ignorant of many things, is willing, is unwilling, and also which imagines and has sensory perceptions. - Author: Rene Descartes
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#66. The image of the world around us, which we carry in our head, is just a model. Nobody in his head imagines all the world, government or country. He has only selected concepts, and relationships between them, and uses those to represent the real system. - Author: Jay Wright Forrester
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#67. Man's own youth is the world's youth; at least he feels as if it were, and imagines that the earth's granite substance is something not yet hardened, and which he can mould into whatever shape he likes. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#68. Heaven may be
only the mind's fear of the wonders it imagines. - Author: Deborah Digges
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#69. I think a lot of people want to be someone, but we are scared that if we try, we won't be as good as everyone imagines we could be. - Author: Ava Dellaira
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#70. Bosch is great because what he imagines in color can be translated into justice. - Author: Edward Dahlberg
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#71. God is the mind that imagines physical reality. We are each like a cell in that mind. - Author: Peter Shepherd
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#72. Mine is a jealous heart, imagines things that never are. - Author: Dolly Parton
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#73. Fear is the engine that drives the human animal. Humanity sees the world as a place of uncountable threats, and so the world becomes what humanity imagines it to be. They not only live in fear but use fear to control one another. Fearmongering is their true religion. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#74. Not what the mind sees, but what the mind imagines the eye must see. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#75. Whatever a man imagines he can attain, if he doesn't become too arrogant and encroach on the rights of the gods. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#76. Anybody can do anything that he imagines. - Author: Henry Ford
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#77. A man wreaks harm because he forgets to love peace. He kills because of self-blinded fear, that imagines no other protection. - Author: Janny Wurts
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#78. If someone imagines that someone loves him, and does not believe he has given any cause for it, he should love in return. - Author: Aleksandar Hemon
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#79. The main thing is to write
for the joy of it. Cultivate a work-lust
that imagines its haven like your hands at night
dreaming the sun in the sunspot of a breast.
You are fasted now, light-headed, dangerous.
Take off from here. - Author: Seamus Heaney
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#80. And the works that endure and will endure for ever, the great masterpieces, cannot have come into being as humanity ... imagines. Man is only the vessel into which is poured what "nature in general" wants to express. - Author: Anton Webern
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#81. Oh, can I really believe the poet's tales, that when one first sees the object of one's love, one imagines one has seen her long ago, that all love like all knowledge is remembrance, that
love too has its prophecies in the individual. - Author: Soren Kierkegaard
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#82. A breezy style is often the work of an egocentric, the person who imagines that everything that pops into his head is of general interest and that uninhibited prose creates high spirits and carries the day. - Author: E.B. White
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#83. Ideas are like seeds, apparently insignificant when first held in the hand. Once firmly planted, they can grow and flower into almost anything at all, a cornstalk, or a giant redwood, or a flight across the ocean. Whatever a man imagines, he can achieve. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#84. Too chaste an adolescence makes for a dissolute old age. It is doubtless easier to give up something one has known than something one imagines. - Author: Andre Gide
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#85. Whoe'er imagines prudence all his own, Or deems that he hath powers to speak and judge Such as none other hath, when they are known, They are found shallow. - Author: Sophocles
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#86. Perhaps there is a degree of perception at which what is real and what is imagines are one: a state of clairvoyant observation, accessible or possibly accessible to the poet or, say, the acutest poet. - Author: Wallace Stevens
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#87. Another factor is the post-9/11 security mentality, which views sunlight as toxic and imagines that somehow bin Laden is dependent upon our government documents, a "fact" that has never, ever been supported to my knowledge. So, that's the second factor. - Author: Ted Gup
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#88. Infinity imagines curiosity from the wild abyss - Only the child makes a swing-set view of the worlds upside down. Unwatched truth is the enchantment of childhood.And we never grow out of it ... - Author: Akiane Kramarik
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#89. Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines. - Author: Paul Brunton
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#90. Books can tell you almost everything that mankind knows. Or imagines. - Author: Liz Braswell
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#91. You will find your person. Sometimes it may confuse you because they're not shiny like a movie the way you imagines, but you'll know by the calm they bring. - Author: Unknown
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#92. In an era of stress and anxiety, when the present seems unstable and the future unlikely, the natural response is to retreat and withdraw from reality, taking recourse either in fantasies of the future or in modified visions of a half-imagines past - Author: Alan Moore
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#93. ANT (ANT) n.s.[aemett, Sax. which Junius imagines, not without probability, to have been first contracted to aemt, and then softened to ant.]An emmet; a pismire. A small insect that lives in great numbers together in hillocks. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#94. Nevertheless, the consuming hunger of the uncritical mind for what it imagines to be certainty or finality impels it to feast upon shadows in the prevailing famine of substance. - Author: Eric Temple Bell
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#95. Man's rise or fall, success or failure, happiness or unhappiness depends on his attitude ... a man's attitude will create the situation he imagines. - Author: James Lane Allen
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#96. We can fear things into existence. Fear looks into the future and imagines the worst that can happen. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#97. She's thirty-four years old. In fifty, sixty years, she'll be dead, and everything reminds her of this fact but him. With Arnie, she imagines she might live forever. - Author: David James Poissant
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#98. As soon as one stops searching for knowledge, or if one imagines that it need not be creatively sought in the depths of the human spirit but can be assembled extensively by collecting and classifying facts, everything is irrevocably and forever lost. - Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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#99. Nobody even imagines how well one can lie about the state of one's own heart. - Author: Yukio Mishima
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#100. A sloth once whispered in my ear and told me that when he is clinging to branches he closes his eyes and imagines that he's still a baby holding on to his mama. - Author: Ann Burton
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