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#1. The old man always said we should attend to the things we have some hope of understanding, and eternity isn't one of them. Well, this world isn't one either. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#2. You can't choose your childhood, it's just what happens to you. But after that you choose. And that's really what (makes you). - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
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#3. Bush has done more to create passions for what they call terror than any other Administration in this nation's history. I get rather afraid when the most powerful man in the world talks to, and gets answers back from, God. - Author: Randall Robinson
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#4. The rich, being people too, doing all they could to cope with the night sweats and zombie terrors of making fourteen hundred times as much money as the people working for them, made - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
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#5. Most of my favorite writers are over forty, and so I suppose I'll only name a few of the writers whose work I find myself constantly returning to: Edward P. Jones, Marilynne Robinson, Kazuo Ishiguro, V. S. Naipaul, Toni Morrison, and Philip Roth. - Author: Dinaw Mengestu
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#6. Time is relative, Einstein tells us. It's an artificial construct that we have created to remind us that we are finite, mortal. The universe doesn't wear a wristwatch. And thankfully, I decided to stop wearing one the day I found out I had terminal cancer." --My Own Personal Singularity - Author: Glen Robinson
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#7. I think editors are excellent marketers. They know their audience and produce copy to appeal to them - they just don't call it marketing. - Author: David Robinson
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#8. Now we are less interested in equipping and refining thought, more interested in creating and mastering technologies that will yield measurable enhancements of material well-being - for those who create and master them, at least. Now - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#9. To be useful was the best thing the old men ever hoped for themselves, and to be aimless was their worst fear - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#10. I think people see me as someone very much associated with political agreement and, probably more than anything else, being able to build a relationship with loyalist leaders Ian Paisley and Peter Robinson. - Author: Martin McGuinness
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#11. I doubt that I could create a character I loathed simply because when a character takes life, it is impossible not to be a little amazed by the phenomenon, and to find that the amazement has something of the quality of delight. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#12. There is nothing else anything like so interesting to ourselves as ourselves. - Author: James Harvey Robinson
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#13. Well: the day is a poem but too much Like one of Jeffers's, crusted with blood and barbaric omens Painful to excess, inhuman as a hawk's cry. - Author: Robinson Jeffers
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#14. Robinson Crusoe, the self-sufficient man, could not have lived in New York city. - Author: Walter Lippmann
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#15. Another factor that seems to me to be equally important is the great myth and rationale of 'the modern,' that it places dynamite at the foot of old error and levels its shrines and monuments. Contempt for the past surely accounts for a consistent failure to consult it. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#16. I knew perfectly well at the time, as I had for years and years, that the Lord absolutely transcends any understanding I have of Him, which makes loyalty to Him a different thing from loyalty to whatever customs and doctrines and memories I happen to associate with Him. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#17. They tell each other what they are thinking. But there is no reason to believe anything they say. - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
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#18. Nobody learns anything by doing everything right. - Author: Linda Robinson
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#19. As far as I know, only a small minority of mathematicians, even of those with Platonist views, accept the idea that there may be mathematical facts which are true but unknowable. - Author: Abraham Robinson
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#20. I know I'm not much on face value, but when it comes to stage value, I'll deliver for you. - Author: Edward G. Robinson
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#21. In this way, the charge that the bank makes for the use of its notes - the interest - is a continual and universal tax upon all the members of the community. - Author: John Buchanan Robinson
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#22. If a man speaks his mind in a forest, and no woman hears him, is he still wrong? - Author: Ken Robinson
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#23. All people are lonely in some ways. Some people are lonely in all ways.

"Now, Voyager" - Movie, 1942. - Author: Casey Robinson
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#24. Sad but true: individual intelligence probably peaked in the Upper Paleolithic, and we have been self-domesticated creatures ever since - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
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#25. I tried to write a coming of age novel, but I wasn't deep enough to get past the third chapter. - Author: Rick Robinson
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#26. I've always felt that in a comedy script the stage directions should also have a comedic value. - Author: Bruce Robinson
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#27. We are always ourselves, no matter where we go. That's what the poem is saying, I think. We have to recognize it, and make what we can here. This world, great as it is, is only just another biome we have to live in. - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
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#28. We should think of Earth as our sun. We all revolve around it, and it exerts a huge drag on us. - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
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#29. And now they say my heart is failing. The doctor used the term "angina pectoris," which has a theological sound, like misericordia. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#30. I haven't seen a player in this game, as long as I've been in it, that can't be pitched to ... Barry is an outstanding ballplayer. I respect him an awful lot. I also have confidence in my pitchers that they can pitch to Barry Bonds and get him out. - Author: Frank Robinson
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#31. I left Motown because of the regime of people who were there. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#32. He lost his sight and found a vision. He proved dramatically that it's not what happens to us that determines out lives - it's what we make of what happens. - Author: Ken Robinson
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#33. It was just crazy opportunity to see that whole world and the competitions that we had in the film, like Long Beach, it was just crazy and so much fun. I felt like I lived all those moments in the movie. - Author: John Robinson
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#34. The first thing one must want, in order to gain anything, is to be himself gaining. Don't confuse sterile wishing with true wanting. - Author: Edna Robinson
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#35. I was trying to remember what birds did before there were telephone wires. It would have been much harder for them to roost in the sunlight, which is a thing they clearly enjoy doing. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#36. Oddly enough, George Pal always began and ended something with The Bible. All his pictures had a religious undertone. God was always there, protecting us. - Author: Ann Robinson
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#37. Cruelty is a part of nature, at least of human nature, but it is the one thing that seems unnatural to us. - Author: Robinson Jeffers
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#38. Sometimes I get so scared."
"Fear is a form of alertness. - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
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#39. Instincts born of a childhood on the soccer field took over. - Author: Jeremy Robinson
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#40. our foundation is rocky
because we made a home
in each other's skin.
the damage is beginning
to show. - Author: K.Y. Robinson
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#41. The young might have been restless around any primal fire where an elder was saying, Know this. Certainly they would have been restless. Their bodies were consumed with the business of lengthening limbs, sprouting hair, fitting themselves for procreation. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#42. There are too many mediocre things in life to deal with. Love shouldn't be one of them. Anything less than extraordinary is a waste of my time. - Author: Jill Robinson
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#43. After Jackie Robinson the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson, I really mean that. - Author: Reggie Jackson
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#44. If I had to choose between baseball's Hall of Fame and first class citizenship for all of my people. I would say first-class citizenship. - Author: Jackie Robinson
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#45. Art takes whatever - and as long as - it takes. - Author: Spider Robinson
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#46. Being yourself is far more important than the style of handbag you choose to carry. - Author: Lisa Robinson
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#47. At least when it's in French, I won't know what the heck they're saying. - Author: Frank Robinson
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#48. In order to understand more it is imperative that we improve our knowledge before choosing which side of the fence we feel compelled to belong, - Author: J.P. Robinson
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#49. I had a very mixed kind of childhood reading. I read the childhood classics like 'Robinson Crusoe,' 'Alice in Wonderland,' 'Chums Annual.' At the same time, I read an enormous number of American comics because Shanghai was an American zone of influence. - Author: J.G. Ballard
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#50. Truth is in the eye of the beholder, Doctor, I never tell the truth because I don't believe there is such a thing ... " "You're not going to tell me." "But you don't need me to tell you, Doctor,., if you'll just notice the details. They're scattered like crumbs ... - Author: Andrew J. Robinson
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#51. Someone once said that democracy was the flawed solution to a perfect mess ... - Author: Andrew J. Robinson
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#52. The moment you step into a garden and begin to cultivate and prune, you become a killer. - Author: Andrew J. Robinson
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#53. I have little tolerance for noise and stupidity. - Author: Andrew J. Robinson
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#54. I Wish I May
I Wish I Might
Not Make a Fool of Myself Tonight - Author: J. MIkayla Robinson
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#55. Slink had an immediate urge to throttle his friend, but this wasn't the time or place. - Author: E.J. Robinson
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#56. I produced audio editions of 'Beneath' and 'Kronos' primarily to grow my audience. I'd seen it work for guys like Scott Sigler and J.C. Hutchins and thought their audience might enjoy my books as well. The goal was to get them hooked on the audio and hope they would migrate to the print books. - Author: Jeremy Robinson
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#57. The Obsidian Order?" I asked.
"What do you know about us?"
"Nothing."
"That's a good start. - Author: Andrew J. Robinson
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#58. Basketball's eras are defined by teams - Celtics, Lakers, Bulls - and baseball's epochs are defined by players - Ruth, Robinson, Mantle - but with football, it's the sideline strategists, the nutty professors and top coated Lears. - Author: J.R. Moehringer
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#59. Marxism is a Western construction - a conceptualization of human affairs and historical development that is emergent from the historical experiences of European peoples mediated, in turn, through their civilization, their social orders, and their cultures. - Author: Cedric J. Robinson
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#60. Somewhat paradoxically, the more that Africans and their descendants assimilated cultural materials from colonial society, the less human they became in the minds of the colonists. - Author: Cedric J. Robinson
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#61. Here's a near-future space adventure that's as frightening as it is smart. Jeremy Robinson's BENEATH is packed with believable tech, a page-turning story and an alien intelligence so creepy, you'll pray NASA never makes it past the moon. - Author: J. C. Hutchins
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#62. Chills raced down - Author: B.J. Robinson
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#63. But what people lie about the most are themselves, and these lies become the stories they believe and want to tell you. - Author: Andrew J. Robinson
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#64. One cannot understand a political "system" detached from its societal context - Author: Andrew J. Robinson
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