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#1. An inaccurate use of words produces such a strange confusion in all reasoning, that in the heat of debate, the combatants, unable to distinguish their friends from their foes, fall promiscuously on both. - Author: Maria Edgeworth
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#2. One of the cashiers had taken to calling out, "Hey, Clark!" as I came in and marking my exit with "It's a bird, it's a plane, it's SuperGoth!" This was not only tiresome but inaccurate. There's a huge difference between goth and emo, but I never had the time or energy to give him a tutorial. - Author: Elise Allen
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#3. The judge is forced for the most part to reach his audience through the medium of the press whose reporting of judicial decisions is all too often inaccurate and superficial. - Author: Irving R. Kaufman
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#4. I often worry that my idea of personhood is nostalgic, irrational, inaccurate. - Author: Zadie Smith
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#5. How strangely inaccurate it is to measure length of living by length of life! The space between your birth and death is often far from a true measure of your days of living. - Author: Edwin Way Teale
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#6. If you can't entirely trust what you think, what about trusting awareness? What about trusting your heart? What about trusting your motivation to at least do no harm? What about trusting your experience until it's proven to be inaccurate - and then trusting that discovery? - Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
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#7. Translation can never do more than the approximate,so we shall, at least, be gloriously inaccurate. - Author: Karen Healey
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#8. I recognize that printing pictures of corpses raises all sorts of problems about taste and titillation and sensationalism; the fact is, however, that people die. Death happens to be one of life's main events. And it is irresponsible and more than that, inaccurate, for newspapers to fail to show it. - Author: Nora Ephron
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#9. You may be sure, dear Crito, that inaccurate language is not only in itself a mistake: it implants evil in men's souls. - Author: Plato
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#10. The computer is incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid.
Man is unbelievably slow, inaccurate, and brilliant.
The marriage of the two is a force beyond calculation. - Author: Waseem Latif
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#11. I think it's very useful for you folks (reporters) to try your damndest to be precise. And don't repeat things that are inaccurate if you can possibly avoid it. And when you see things that are inaccurate, knock them down
because there's a bucket of it floating around. - Author: Donald Rumsfeld
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#12. Historically inaccurate.' Adrian gestured at me with his other hand, the one not on my shoulder. Who the hell looks at you and says 'historically inaccurate'? - Author: Richelle Mead
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#13. Eliminate irrelevant and inaccurate comunications about what it means to be male or female, black or white, young or old, rich or poor, disabled or temporarily able-bodied, or to hold a particular belief system. - Author: Rosalie Maggio
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#14. All too many young people are receiving mixed messages and inaccurate information about drugs. - Author: John Walters
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#15. She wrote to him fairly regularly, from a paradise of triple exclamation points and inaccurate observations. - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#16. Reality is frequently inaccurate. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#17. Two-thirds of a century after [The Road to Serfdom] got written, hindsight confirms how inaccurate its innuendo about the future turned out to be. - Author: Paul Samuelson
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#18. Alcohol, I had learned, was an eloquent if somewhat inaccurate interpreter. I had placed my trust that December night in glass after glass of it, eager not for drink but for a bit of talk. - Author: Monique Truong
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#19. Yes, there is a ton of information on the Web, but much of it is egregiously inaccurate, unedited, unattributed and juvenile. - Author: John Updike
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#20. He sat there all through a history lesson about the Roman Empire, which
having lived in the Roman Empire, for the four hundred years during which it had included the British Isles
he found inaccurate and boring. - Author: Susan Cooper
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#21. No, no, Watson, it is all wrong. These certainly are my ts, ys, and ms, and the capital A is very good, but what on earth induced you to obey a note with such a manifestly inaccurate q? - Author: Lyndsay Faye
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#22. I never stopped being attracted to women. Bisexuality is misunderstood; the adage is that you're either straight or gay or lying, but that's not my experience. To call me anything other than bisexual would be inaccurate. - Author: Clive Davis
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#23. Anyone who's ever run a business knows that hiring more people is a capitalist's course of last resort, something we do only when increasing customer demand requires it. In this sense, calling ourselves job creators isn't just inaccurate, it's disingenuous'. - Author: Linsey McGoey
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#24. It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#25. Diagnoses, Dave thought, were rough guesses, blunt tools, always more inaccurate than they were helpful. - Author: Heather Sellers
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#26. What if the images of people sprouting wings are inaccurate, merely an attempt by the human mind to understand what it wasn't meant to comprehend? - Author: M.M. Lake
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#27. It is easy but inaccurate to label any legislation which makes it easier for working families to combine family and work responsibilities 'job killers.' - Author: Madeleine M. Kunin
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#28. Those who are too idle to read, save for the purpose of amusement, may in these works acquire some acquaintance with history, which, however inaccurate, is better than none. - Author: Walter Scott
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#29. To reason with poorly chosen words is like using a pair of scales with inaccurate weights. - Author: Andre Maurois
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#30. There is no upside to making a disparaging remark about a colleague. If your remark is accurate, everybody already knows it, so there's no need to point it out. If your remark is inaccurate, you're the one who ends up looking like a jerk. - Author: Travis Bradberry
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#31. The religious and scholarly alike arrive at conclusions as to Jesus' nature based on the world-view they hold, the belief structure that shapes their interpretation. Inaccurate views of the function of reality can only lead to erroneous conclusions. - Author: Thomas Daniel Nehrer
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#32. The following is a list of statements made many years ago by experts in their fields. At the time they were said they sounded intelligent. With the passing of time, they sound idiotic. - Author: Sean Covey
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#33. four critical business issues: broken processes, islands of information, inaccurate measurement, and using yesterday's creative approach. - Author: Andrew Frawley
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#34. You and I have good enough minds to know how very limited and finite they really are. The naked intellect is an extraordinarily inaccurate instrument. - Author: Madeleine L'Engle
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#35. Accuracy means something to me. It's vital to my sense of values. I've learned not to trust people who are inaccurate. Every aviator knows that if mechanics are inaccurate, aircraft crash. If pilots are inaccurate, they get lost-sometimes killed. In my profession life itself depends on accuracy. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#36. The best way to compile inaccurate information that no one wants is to make it up. - Author: Scott Adams
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#37. It would be inaccurate to say the Tea Partiers are racists. What they are, in truth, are narcissists. - Author: Matt Taibbi
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#38. The claims made about Iraq's WMD capabilities before the invasion were inaccurate, wrong, and in some cases, deliberately misleading. - Author: Colin Powell
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#39. As a writer, I see the saga of your life in a single glimpse. It may be inaccurate, but my version doesn't lack for creativity. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#40. We've had many times when a judge makes decisions that are inaccurate, and that's why we have an appeal processes - Author: Bernard C. Parks
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#41. I'm not going to let people get away with either a dishonest or inaccurate premise to what we're talking about because I think that does the viewer a disturbance. - Author: Dan Abrams
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#42. My mother once said if you can't handle the fact that your world-view might be entirely inaccurate, you are not worthy of believing in it. - Author: Sean J Halford
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#43. You'd think experienced political professionals would know better than to place their trust in exit polls, notoriously inaccurate surveys that had John Kerry winning the 2004 election by five points when he actually lost by three. - Author: John Podhoretz
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#44. History is principally the inaccurate narration of events which ought not to have happened. - Author: Earnest Hooton
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#45. I do think people have suggested that it would be a good thing if the reporting were accurate on Al-Jazeera and if it were not slanted in ways that appear to be at times just purely inaccurate. - Author: Condoleezza Rice
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#46. It's funny that sometimes you can only describe something with perfect accuracy by being wildly inaccurate. - Author: Sophie Hannah
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#47. In cases of major discrepancy its always reality thats got it wrong ... reality is frequently inaccurate. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#48. Wikipedia was offline after an overheating problem at one of its data centers. It was pretty bad. For a while there, people had nowhere to go for phony, inaccurate information. - Author: Jay Leno
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#49. Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid: humans are incredibly slow, inaccurate and brilliant; together they are powerful beyond imagination. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#50. All generalizations are inaccurate, including this one. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#51. We also believe thoughts like "I'm hungry" or "I need pie" even when they aren't true. We react to these inaccurate statements as though they were scientific fact. As - Author: Martha N. Beck
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#52. Anyone who thinks that people can be fooled or pushed around has an inaccurate and pretty low estimate of people - and he won't do very well in advertising. - Author: Leo Burnett
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#53. Walk around. If you are invisible, the mystique of the President's office may perpetuate inaccurate impressions about you or the President, to his detriment. After all, you may not be as bad as they're saying. - Author: Donald Rumsfeld
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#54. There are ruins all over the world, testaments of the atrocities, and burial chambers of the lost souls. But the facts are always misinterpreted. History is inaccurate. - Author: Jeyn Roberts
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#55. I believe politicians should aim to be accurate and truthful in what they say at all times. You can be truthful and inaccurate but what you shouldn't be doing at any time is saying things that are untrue or making commitments that you have no intention of honouring. - Author: Malcolm Turnbull
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#56. In my younger days, when I was painted by the half-educated, loose and inaccurate ways women had, I used to say, "How much women need exact science" But since I have known some workers in science, I have now said, "How much science needs women" - Author: Maria Mitchell
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#57. Write with nouns and verbs, not with adjectives and adverbs. The adjective hasn't been built that can pull a weak or inaccurate noun out of a tight place. - Author: E.B. White
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#58. a grade can be regarded only as an inadequate report of an inaccurate judgment by a biased and variable judge of the extent to which a student has attained an undefined level of mastery of an unknown proportion of an indefinite amount of material. - Author: Alfie Kohn
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#59. In the case of 'Zero Dark Thirty,' about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, an issue that is central to the film - torture - is so important that I feel I must say something. Mark Boal and Kathryn Bigelow have been irresponsible and inaccurate in the way they have treated this issue in their film. - Author: Alex Gibney
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#60. Those movies... ridiculously inaccurate. The real gods of Asgard - Thor, Loki, Odin, and the rest - are much more powerful, much more terrifying than anything Hollywood could concoct. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#61. Schoolchildren are not taught how to distinguish accurate information from inaccurate information online - surely there are ways to design web-browsers to help with this task and ways to teach young people how to use the powerful online tools available to them. - Author: Howard Rheingold
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#62. I often wonder why the whole world is so prone to generalise. Generalisations are seldom if ever true and are usually utterly inaccurate. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#63. I think it's not inaccurate to say that I had a perfectly happy childhood during which I was very unhappy. - Author: Joss Whedon
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#64. I want to help correct the inaccurate image of immigration in the media. There is an idea that women's issues are over here and immigration is over there. Three quarters of undocumented workers are women and children. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#65. Of course the self-serving bias is something you want to get out of yourself. Thinking that what's good for you is good for the wider civilization and rationalizing all these ridiculous conclusions based on this subconscious tendency to serve one's self is a terribly inaccurate way to think. - Author: Charlie Munger
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#66. Stupid movies and their completely inaccurate argument scenes. - Author: Belle Aurora
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#67. Opinions can't be inaccurate. - Author: Matthew Weiner
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#68. We may love men and we may live with men, but some of them have said stupendously inaccurate things about us, our bodies, and our psyches. - Author: Natalie Angier
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#69. In the airport, luggage-laden people rush hither and yon through endless corridors, like souls to each of whom the devil has furnished a different, inaccurate map of the escape route from hell. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#70. While the word 'bisexual' was technically correct, I would only slowly come to use it to refer to myself in part because of the derisive connotations. But, in addition, it would seem to me woefully inadequate and impressionistically inaccurate. - Author: Charles M. Blow
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#71. But how can one regret what, to the mind, has never existed? Even loss is an inaccurate description, for what loss is without the awareness of losing? - Author: Nicole Krauss
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#72. Your sense are never inaccurate- it's your ideas that can be false. - Author: Stephanie Danler
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#73. The prophet who misses it occasionally in his prophecies may be ignorant, immature, or presumptuous, or he may be ministering with too much zeal and too little wisdom and anointing. But this does not prove him a false prophet. It is certainly possible for a true prophet to be inaccurate. - Author: Bill Hamon
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#74. Reality is hopelessly inaccurate. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#75. Everything you have ever read about vampires - most of it is inaccurate or downright false. We are not beautiful, we don't turn into bats, we don't shrivel up in the sunlight and we are most definitely not afraid of something as fickle as garlic. - Author: K.A. Poe
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#76. Human memories are short and inaccurate. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#77. Polls are inaccurate in my opinion, based upon anecdotal evidence, based upon people that I know. - Author: Herman Cain
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#78. Cleverness, after all, has its limitations. Its mechanical judgments and clever remarks tend to prove inaccurate with passing time, because it doesn't look very deeply into things to begin with - Author: Benjamin Hoff
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#79. A compelling story, even if factually inaccurate, can be more emotionally compelling than a dry recitation of the truth. - Author: Frank Luntz
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#80. I don't have a problem with the media focusing on bad things happening. That's our job, after all. But I think it's incomplete, and I would even say it's inaccurate, to only portray a place through its tragedies. - Author: Annia Ciezadlo
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#81. I read recently that the problem with stereotypes isn't that they are inaccurate, but that they're incomplete. And this captures perfectly what I think about contemporary African literature. The problem isn't that it's inaccurate, it's that it's incomplete. - Author: Taiye Selasi
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#82. Ten percent of the American population thinks that Barack Obama is a Muslim. Those are the people that have not learned the skill of filtering information from the vast barrage of inaccurate information that we're all faced with everyday. I think that's a very 21st century skill. - Author: Michael Azerrad
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#83. A player can sometimes afford the luxury of an inaccurate move, or even a definite error, in the opening or middlegame without necessarily obtaining a lost position. In the endgame ... an error can be decisive, and we are rarely presented with a second chance. - Author: Paul Keres
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#84. Start watching out for any thoughts or feelings that are immature, angry, inaccurate, selfish, weak, scared, dramatic, or in any way based in fear. In those moments, start to practice consciously choosing love for yourself and others instead. - Author: Kimberly Giles
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#85. The Guide is definitive. Reality is frequently inaccurate. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#86. In religion, precise truth has almost no currency. True believers will kill and destroy to defend their inaccurate beliefs. - Author: Glen Cook
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#87. I believe evidence is overwhelming that chronic Lyme is a terrible, overwhelming disease, and we need to find ways to treat this. To say otherwise is an inaccurate and unscientific opinion. - Author: Chris Smith
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#88. We'll first address our inaccurate view of God and, consequently of ourselves. - Author: Francis Chan
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#89. My predictions are notably inaccurate. - Author: Robert Caro
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#90. A lot of geeks are pale, bespectacled, wear dark clothing and don't get out much - the stereotype exists because it is very often true. I could pass for a non-geek but it would be inaccurate. - Author: China Mieville
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#91. In the presence of some people we inevitably depart From ourselves: we are inaccurate, we say things we do not feel, And talk nonsense. When we get home we are conscious that we Have made fools of ourselves. Never go near these people. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#92. From the beginning, I've had to juggle and weigh the silly things people say - and I've learnt that they're meaningless, and they're mostly inaccurate. So I don't worry about it, because there's nothin' for me to deal with. - Author: Alicia Keys
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#93. In Lerner's experiments, the desperate need to make sense of events can lead people to inaccurate conclusions (for example, a woman "led on" a rapist); - Author: Jonathan Haidt
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#94. Words are inaccurate pointers to reality and should by no means be trusted. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#95. inaccurate worldviews are the only kind there is. Does - Author: Scott Adams
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#96. In these home affairs things I think occasionally it's the duty of politicians on both sides to turn round to the tabloids and right-wing newspapers and say 'you have your facts wrong and you're whipping up facts which are inaccurate - Author: Kenneth Clarke
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#97. I'm very careful not to have ideas, because they're inaccurate. - Author: Agnes Martin
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#98. One of the problems with the Internet is that a lot of times it is inaccurate. - Author: Vince McMahon
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#99. Enemy flak is usually inaccurate...but when you start taking hits you'll have to call it accurate - Author: Adam Makos
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#100. It must be remembered that even though the ego is the individual's inaccurate concept of him- or herself, it seems to be what the person is. - Author: Fritz Kunkel
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