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#1. I'd be the last colonel in the world to order you to go to that U.S.O. show and have a good time, but I want every one of you who isn't sick enough to be in a hospital to go to that U.S.O. show right now and have a good time, and that's an order! - Author: Joseph Heller
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#2. O, how glorious would it be to set my heel upon the Pole and turn myself 360 degrees in a second! - Author: Joseph Banks
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#3. Sometimes to walk in shaded parts of Manhattan is to be inserted into a Magritte: the street is night while the sky is day. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#4. Nothing is so much calculated to lead people to forsake sin as to take them by the hand and to watch over them in tenderness. When persons manifest the least kindness and love to me, O what pow'r it has over my mind. - Author: Joseph Smith Jr.
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#5. Publication is almost certainly a punishment for having written a book. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#6. O miserable man, what a deformed monster has sin made you! God made you "little lower than the angels"; sin has made you little better than the devils - Author: Joseph Alleine
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#7. Let echo, too, perform her part, Prolonging every note with art; And in a low expiring strain, Play all the comfort o'er again. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#8. Joseph F. Smith probably authorized Apostles Clawson and Cowley to marry their plural wives after the second Manifesto of 1904, since he did authorize a close friend to perform one plural marriage as late as 1906, and o.k.'d another one that occurred in 1907. - Author: D. Michael Quinn
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#9. You want a novel to tap as directly as possible into your most unspeakable preoccupations. And in America, in particular, cricket is pretty unspeakable. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#10. O this world is beautiful because of you! To love somebody means that we're closer to God. - Author: Joseph Goebbels
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#11. I am vertiginously reminded that the human race refreshes itself in absolute ignorance and that without an enormous, never-ending labor of pedagogy, everything would go to hell. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#12. Dublin was turning into Disneyland with super-pubs, a Purgatory open till five in the morning. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#13. After a couple of somehow frightening evenings over the course of which each of us was, there can be little doubt, impressed more and more powerfully by the mental illness of the other, we restricted our friendship to the stairs. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#14. Who has the courage to set right those misperceptions that bring us love? - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#15. When persons manifest the least kindness and love to me, O what power it has over my mind, while the opposite course has a tendency to harrow up all the harsh feelings and depress the human mind. - Author: Joseph Smith Jr.
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#16. Love and freedom are such hideous words. So many cruelties have been done in their name. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#17. O what peace we often forfeit, O what needless pain we bear, All because we do not carry Everything to God in prayer! - "WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS" BY JOSEPH SCRIVEN - Author: Cheri Fuller
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#18. It takes a long, long time to write what I do write. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#19. He now paid the allowance that permitted his son to live in frugal idleness. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#20. Everything is in the way the material is composed. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#21. It is not a matter of ends justifying means: but of the creation of new means and new ends. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#22. I'm completely cricketed out. If I never have to write another word about cricket again, I'll be a happy man. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#23. The Christ of Bethlehem is the Christ of Galilee, is the Christ of the Crucifixion, is the Christ of the Resurrection, is the Christ of the Eucharist - Author: John Joseph O'Connor
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#24. The world's full of idiots, divas and assholes, mainly in Ireland. In Ireland, one cannot achieve anything if he is not a little wacky. That's a holy truth. It just simply cannot be otherwise. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#25. O, pleasant is the welcome kiss
When day's dull round is o'er;
And sweet the music of the step
That meets us at the door. - Author: Joseph Rodman Drake
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#26. The O.J. Simpson case, they had no understanding of that DNA evidence, and didn't want to. - Author: Joseph Wambaugh
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#27. I went to an international school in Holland, and I didn't have any memories of growing up in the United States or England or any of these places which other novelists are able to write about in relation to their childhoods. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#28. When all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view I'm lost, in wonder, love and praise. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#29. The greater the novel, the more it is apt to embody the special, non-replicable properties of the written medium. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#30. Many who think that they are taking life seriously are actually only taking themselves seriously. Who takes himself seriously is over conscious of his rights; who takes life seriously is fully conscious of his obligations. - Author: Joseph T. O'Callahan
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#31. They had no previous connection whatever with Connemara; but they saw connections where others who should have seen them simply looked the other way. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#32. 17 O the greatness and the justice of our God! For he executeth all his words, and they have gone forth out of his mouth, and his law must be fulfilled. - Author: Joseph Smith Jr.
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#33. My instinct was to keep him at a distance, at that distance, certainly, that we introduce between ourselves and those we suspect of neediness. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#34. Despair busies one, and my weekend was spoken for. I was going to lie down on the floor of my apartment in the draft of the air conditioner and spend two days and nights traveling a circuit of regret, self-pity, and jealousy. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#35. The English possessed as many words for stealing as the Irish had for seaweed or guilt. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#36. Truly the angels are come among us every day. Our difficulty is so often that in our vanity and worldliness we so utterly fail to recognise them for what they are. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#37. It's HE-RO," the boy argued. "No," the girl insisted, "it's HER-O. - Author: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
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#38. I certainly want to continue to write in a way that's intimate. I love books where you feel you're having a romance with the writer. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#39. Hi. Thx for this. No idea. Sorry. L - , Your inquiry defeats me grammatically. Cheers. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#40. Perhaps the relevant truth is that we all find ourselves in temporal currents and that unless you're paying attention you'll discover, often too late, that an undertow of weeks or of years has pulled you deep into trouble. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#41. I see, I tell him, looking from him to Rachel and again to him.
Then I turn to look for what it is we're supposed to be seeing. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#42. Regaining favor with your worst enemy is a satisfactory but short lived relief. - Author: Joseph O. Shelby
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#43. If you cannot point to a particular actual or imagined room, among the billions of rooms in the world, and state truthfully, Inside that room I will find joy - well, then you have found a useful measure of where you stand in the matter of joy. And in the matter of rooms, too. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#44. (The short story) is a form that has all the power of the novel - some would say more - but none of the self-importance. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#45. Idolatry is not holding on to the wrong things; it is holding on to the good things wrongly, including God," Herbert McCabe, O.P., quoted in Christian Century, August 21, 2013, 21. Any - Author: Rev. Joseph A. Heim
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#46. There is nothing worse than the ambitions of a talentless person. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#47. Each of her soothing utterances battered me more grievously than the last - as if I were traveling in a perverse ambulance whose function was to collect a healthy man and steadily damage him in readiness for the hospital at which a final and terrible injury would be inflicted. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#48. People in new york are authorized by convention to snoop around and mentally measure and pass comment on any real estate they're invited to step into. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#49. Beliefs: Those things we hold to be true despite evidence to the contrary. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#50. A thousand trills and quivering sounds In airy circles o'er us fly, Till, wafted by a gentle breeze, They faint and languish by degrees, And at a distance die. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#51. It won't be long before we'll be deafened by the screeches of whistles being blown by whistle-blowers blowing the whistle on themselves. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#52. O ye powers that search The heart of man, and weigh his inmost thoughts, If I have done amiss, impute it not! The best may err, but you are good. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#53. The word "Yankee" itself, I was informed, came from that simplest of Dutch names - Jan. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#54. New York interposed itself, once and for all, between me and all other places of origin. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#55. There is a lot of evidence to back up the assertion that war fiction takes time. Many all-time classics of the genre, from Erich Maria Remarque's 'All Quiet on the Western Front' to Joseph Heller's 'Catch-22' to Tim O'Brien's 'The Things They Carried,' took over a decade to pen. - Author: Matt Gallagher
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#56. If what you want to do is write, then it's madness not to do it. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#57. Are we to have a church in which everyone's judgment is equal to everyone else's? That's not a church, it's chaos. Common sense dictates that you keep the fox out of the chicken coop. - Author: John Joseph O'Connor
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#58. We still tell each other that we are lucky to be alive, when our being alive has almost nothing to do with luck, but with geography, pigmentation, and international exchange rates. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#59. One of the great pluses of being an immigrant is you get to start again in terms of your identity. You get to shed the narratives which cling to you. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#60. Judge not that ye be judged; we carried the torch to the goal.
The goal is won: guard the fire: it is yours: but remember our soul.
Breathes through the life that we saved, when our lives went out in the night:
Your body is woven of ours: see that the torch is alight. - Author: Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien
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#61. It was the kind of barbarously sticky American afternoon that made me yearn for the shadows cast by scooting summer clouds in northern Europe ... - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#62. And now, if God, who has created you, on whom you are dependent for your lives and for all that ye have and are, doth grant unto you whatsoever ye ask that is right, in faith, believing that ye shall receive, O then, how ye ought to impart of the substance that ye have one to another. - Author: Joseph Smith Jr.
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#63. Life itself had become disembodied. My family, the spine of my days, had crumbled. I was lost in invertebrate time. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#64. They had far more in common than either realised. One was born Catholic, the other Protestant. One was born Irish, the other British. But neither was the greatest difference between them. One was born rich and the other poor. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#65. The yellow commuter train ran through canal-crossed fields as dull as graph paper. Always one saw evidence of the tiny brick houses that the incontinent municipalities, Voorschoten and Leidschendam and Rijswijk and Zoetermeer, pooped over the rural spaces surrounding The Hague. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#66. Happy as a threaded needle - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#67. Kids don't even know what it means that you have to watch a show on Thursday night at 9 o'clock, on any given network. You just put it on your DVR, or queue it up on your computer, and it's an on-demand and instant access world. - Author: Joseph McGinty Nichol
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#68. Even my work, the largest of the pots and pans I'd placed under my life's leaking ceiling, had become to small to contain my misery. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#69. I feel these days like a very large flamingo. No matter what way I turn, there is always a very large bill. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#70. I am vertigiously reminded that the human race refreshes itself in absolute ignorance and that without an enormous, never-ending labor of pedagogy, everything wpold go to hell. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#71. If you do not have an alert and curious interest in character and dramatic situation, if you have no visual imagination and are unable to distinguish between honest emotional reactions and sentimental approaches to life, you will never write a competent short story. - Author: Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien
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#72. I have been to Turkey almost every summer holiday of my life and pretty much only on summer holidays, which makes me a very shallow Turk indeed. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#73. Like an old door, ever man past a certain age comes with historical warps and creaks of one kind or another, and a woman who wishes to put him to serious further use must expect to do a certain amount of sanding and planing. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#74. I think if you're writing about cricket, you're obviously writing about power, because cricket is such a loaded sport, much more so than soccer. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#75. We are in the realm not of logic but of wistfulness, and I must maintain that wistfulness is a respectable, serious condition. How, otherwise, to account for much of one's life? - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#76. Hitler and Joseph Goebbels understood that if you say something loud and long enough many people will believe it. A good journalist's first priority should be to separate propaganda from fact - but sometimes its very hard to do that. - Author: Bill O'Reilly
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#77. Yet then from all my grief, O Lord, Thy mercy set me free, Whilst in the confidence of pray'r My soul took hold on thee. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#78. 28 Awake, my soul! No longer droop in sin. Rejoice, O my heart, and give place no more for the enemy of my soul. - Author: Joseph Smith Jr.
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#79. [O]ur relationship with nature has become warped. You see, nature has acquired a purpose where we are concerned. Its task is to amuse us. It no longer exists for its own sake. - Author: Joseph Roth
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#80. How the prisoner and the immigrant are treated by the government, how the poor are treated and those without influence: this is secretly how the government would like to treat us all. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#81. Today, lawyers are attacking more; they're attacking everything. A good example is the O.J. Simpson case. - Author: Joseph Wambaugh
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#82. I think you sense the metaphorical resonance of what you're writing without analysing it too carefully. That leads you down dead ends. You stop imagining things and start writing towards these themes. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#83. It used to be the case that for an Irishman to come to the U.S. involved a perilous journey on a ship. It involved singing lots of songs before you left saying goodbye, and once you were in the U.S., it involved singing lots of songs about how you were never going to set foot in Ireland again. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#84. Novel-writing is a bit like deception. You lie as little as you possibly can. That's the way I do it, anyway. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#85. O youth! The strenght of it, the faith of it, the imagination of it! ( ... ) I think of her with pleasure, with affection, with regret - as you would think of some one dead you have loved. I shall never forget her ... Pass the bottle. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#86. Boredom is a bit of a bore, to say the least. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#87. I was just a boy on a boat in the universe. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#88. That each man is the sum of his choices is nothing less than the truth. And each, perhaps, is also something else. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#89. But as his father used to say when he had a few drinks taken, you couldn't expect bloody miracles when you were talking about God. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#90. Politics' the polite word for antediluvian prejudices, the rags put on by enmity and tribal resentment. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#91. Bright-shirted racers of the Tour de France zoomed by like fantastically bicycling macaws. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#92. It was mankind and not the Almighty that had ordered the universe; only a man could look at an accident and call it a creation with Himself at the centre. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#93. There may well be writers who roll up their sleeves and say, 'I'm going to write a post-9/11 novel' but I wasn't one of those. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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