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#1. The privilege of resisting or disobeying a particular law or order accrues only to him who gives willing and unswerving obedience to the laws laid down for him. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#2. This is laid down with a groove funkier and blacker than anything Prince of Michael Jackson
or any other black artist of the recent years for that matter
has come up with. - Author: Bret Easton Ellis
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#3. I've laid down the law, though, to everyone from now on about anything that happens: no matter what time it is, wake me, even if it's in the middle of a Cabinet meeting. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#4. I am now pretty much tempted to believe that PI was laid down based on temporal measurements as a tool of projecting time onto length. - Author: Ibrahim Ibrahim
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#5. Cannot you conceive that another man may wish well to the world and struggle for its good on some other plan than precisely that which you have laid down? - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#6. At her elbow was a slim pile of creamy white paper beside which she laid down her pen. It was only then, at the sight of these clean sheets, that the last traces, the stain, of her own situation vanished completely. She no longer had a private life, she was ready to be absorbed. - Author: Ian McEwan
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#7. At length, she lay beside him like a burden laid down at evening which must be picked up once more in the morning. - Author: James Baldwin
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#8. Lao Yang told him that sixty, like sixteen, was the best time in life, an age where the burdens of one's forties and fifties had been laid down, but the slowdown and illness of the seventies and eighties had not yet arrived. - Author: Liu Cixin
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#9. In this consists the difference between the character of a miser and that of a person of exact economy and assiduity. The one is anxious about small matters for their own sake; the other attends to them only in consequence of the scheme of life which he has laid down to himself. - Author: Adam Smith
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#10. I suppose for whatever reason I actively welcome being put down, something which perhaps goes back to my upbringing - that accusation of not being worthy which could be laid at one's door. - Author: Paul Muldoon
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#11. Buddhism has in it no idea of there being a moral law laid down by somekind of cosmic lawgiver. - Author: Alan Watts
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#12. She was a freaking princess.
And he was a poor Vamp from the Bronx. If he laid a finger on her, she'd probably bite it off. Hell, she'd chew all ten of his digits down to mere stubs, and then her father would sic a pack of werewolves on him to rip apart the rest of this body. - Author: Kerrelyn Sparks
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#13. We would have every arbitrary barrier thrown down. We would have every path laid open to women as freely as to men. If you ask me what offices they may fill, I reply-any. I do not care what case you put; let them be sea captains, if you will. - Author: Margaret Fuller
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#14. I've laid down in dried up streambeds, leaving a shadow. And then, five minutes later, it's flash flooded, and where I once laid is now running water, which would've washed me away, you know? There's that power and danger often in places that look so calm and pastoral to begin with. - Author: Andy Goldsworthy
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#15. It is hardly possible not to suspect the truth of this doctrine of atonement, when we consider that the general maxims to which it may be reduced, are nowhere laid down, or asserted, in the Scriptures, but others quite contrary to them. - Author: Joseph Priestley
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#16. How can I respect a house where women are no more than servants? How can I respect rules laid down by a phantom father? How can I respect a man who ... - Author: Ellen Hopkins
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#17. What makes human life meaningful? I still felt literature provided the best account of the life of the mind, while neuroscience laid down the most elegant rules of the brain. - Author: Paul Kalanithi
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#18. White folks sure is a case!" She laid three slices of bread on top of the stove. "So spoiled with colored folks waiting on 'em all their days! Don't know what they'll do in heaven, 'cause I'm gonna sit down up there myself. - Author: Langston Hughes
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#19. Refuse to accept the narrative of history laid down by presidents, prime ministers, generals and journalists. - Author: Robert Fisk
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#20. It is not the cause for which men took up arms that makes a victory more just or less, it is the order that is established when arms have been laid down. - Author: Simone Weil
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#21. I went from one state of life to another state of life by obeying, understanding, and applying the principles that are laid down in the Bible. - Author: Myles Munroe
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#22. I've laid down my set of principles, so I will not force government-run health care on anyone. - Author: Mike Ross
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#23. Brunetti's best friend had often said that he wanted death to take him just at the moment he laid his last lira down on a bar and said, 'Prosecco for everyone. - Author: Donna Leon
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#24. I'd gone down to meet Erik so I could surrender, and I had. I'd laid down my sword and armor, and in return, he'd stabbed me square in the chest. It was an ambush. - Author: R.S. Grey
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#25. He who fears death will never do anything worthy of a living man. But he who knows that this was the condition laid down for him at the moment of his conception will live on those terms, and at the same time he will guarantee with a similar strength of mind that no events take him by surprise. - Author: Seneca.
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#26. Programs like food stamps, unemployment insurance, Medicaid, and job retraining help Americans get back on their feet when they are down and out and laid off through no fault of their own. - Author: Hank Johnson
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#27. Faith's table is always laid, whether the invited guest sits down or stays away with a thousand excuses and pretexts. - Author: Hans Urs Von Balthasar
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#28. Oh, fine.' Rochelle sprinkled some water over one of the glowstones and laid the object down in the center of their tiny camp. 'I didn't know you were afraid of the dark.'
'It isn't the dark I'm afraid of. It's the things hiding in the dark that I can't see.' Laura closed her eyes. 'Like ninjas. - Author: J.S. Bailey
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#29. Now I've laid me down to die I pray my neighbors not to pry Too deeply into sins that I Not only cannot here deny But much enjoyed as life flew by. - Author: Preston Sturges
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#30. I've laid down with love and woke up with lies. What's it all, worth only the heart can measure. - Author: Stevie Nicks
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#31. I've gone down this road, this path I laid out for myself a long time ago. And it doesn't involve marriage, or kids. And I'm sorry if you thought this was permanent or - - Author: Victoria James
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#32. We know the inner call to lay down our lives for one another because He laid down His life for us. What a powerful death! The cross ransoms, the cross liberates, the cross transforms! - Author: C.J. Mahaney
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#33. It may be laid down as a position which seldom deceives, that when a man cannot bear his own company, there is something wrong. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#34. There is no question but that the laws and principles which Solon laid down both foreshadowed and prepared the way for all republics of later ages, including our own. - Author: Robert W. Welch Jr.
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#35. In a rare moment of candor, he had once told her that being in a library was like sitting down at a table laid with all his favorite foods but not being able to eat any of them. And he hated himself for it. - Author: Karin Slaughter
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#36. We used to believe that memories were best retrieved in the same place that they were first laid down. Like everything else we think we know, that's not so clear anymore. - Author: Karen Joy Fowler
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#37. I want to know what the hell made you think this was your job to do? Who made YOU the moral compass of us? How could you lay down with the people you've laid down with?? Tell me, 'Director Stark', was it worth it??

Was it WORTH it?!

TELL ME! - Author: Brian Michael Bendis
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#38. Thus do we wish as we float down the stream of life, whilst chance does more to gratify our desire for knowledge than our best-laid plans. - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
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#39. Common sense consists of those layers of prejudice laid down before the age of 18. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#40. Underneath the moonlight,
we laid and laughed
like run-on sentences, kissed like ellipses, and
you held me so close that I wear my bones down smooth
the grain of your skin. - Author: Shinji Moon
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#41. Are you going to kiss me or not?"
He released the jacket. "Not," he rasped.
"Then I'll kiss you." Cupping his nape, she drew his head down, but
Nate laid his fingertips over her mouth.
"Some things you can't take back."
Claire lifted his hand. "Some things you don't want to. - Author: Karina Bliss
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#42. I cannot too greatly emphasize the importance and value of Bible study - more important than ever before in these days of uncertainties, when men and woman are apt to decide questions from the standpoint of expediency rather than the eternal principles laid down by God, Himself. - Author: John Wanamaker
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#43. The traditional flowers of courtship are the traditional flowers of the grave, delivered to the victim before the kill. The cadaver is dressed up and made up and laid down and ritually violated and consecrated to an eternity of being used. - Author: Andrea Dworkin
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#44. Suddenly the black torturer laid down the pipes and rose, towering over the writhing white figure. - Author: Robert E. Howard
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#45. Agatha of Woods Beyond."
He laid down the sword.
"Will you be my princess for the Ball? - Author: Soman Chainani
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#46. He bent his head, gently laid his cheek down on top of her breasts and closed his eyes. He inhaled her scent and let out a slow groan. Mine. - Author: Gayle Donnelly
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#47. But if you cross me again Akil, so-help-me, I'll find a way to kill you this time."
His eyes lit up at the prospect, as though he'd accepted a challenge I didn't even know I'd laid down. "I'd expect nothing less."
Demons; only they can get a cheap thrill from a death threat. - Author: Pippa DaCosta
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#48. With regard to moral rules, the child submits more or less completely in intention to the rules laid down for him, but these, remaining, as it were, external to the subject's conscience, do not really transform his conduct. - Author: Jean Piaget
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#49. The laws of physics is the canvas God laid down on which to paint his masterpiece - Author: Dan Brown
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#50. 16By this we know love, that d he laid down his life for us, and e we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers. - Author: Anonymous
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#51. You tempt the devil," he whispered then laid his head down and sighed. "Angels always do. - Author: Bijou Hunter
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#52. It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it. - Author: George Washington
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#53. It should be quite clear, then, that there are no criteria to be laid down in general for distinguishing the real from the not real. - Author: J.L. Austin
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#54. We honor our parents by carrying their best forward and laying the rest down. By fighting and taming the demons that laid them low and now reside in us. - Author: Bruce Springsteen
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#55. A fool, a fool! I met a fool i' th' forest,
A motley fool! a miserable world!
As I do live by food, I met a fool
Who laid him down and basked him in the sun
And railed on Lady Fortune in good terms,
In good set terms, and yet a motley fool. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#56. I'm not saying my idea is the one and only idea. We should have other ideas, but the president has not laid down a specific plan as to how he's going to get us to solvency. I do that. - Author: Chuck Hagel
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#57. In Europe, even more so than in national politics, we have to follow the principle laid down by Martin Luther: Use language that the people will understand, but don't just tell them what they want to hear. - Author: Jean-Claude Juncker
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#58. Common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down by the mind before you reach eighteen. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#59. Between valleys I took the stone stairways laid down by villages, and would glimpse the farmers toiling up below me in crocodiles of decorated straw hats, or waiting in curiosity above. - Author: Colin Thubron
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#60. It may be laid down broadly that irrationalism, i.e., disbelief in objective fact, arises almost always from the desire to assert something for which there is no evidence, or to deny something for which there is very good evidence. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#61. Jesus is not only the Son of God, but He is God Himself. Having all power in His hands, He laid down His life for people who deserved God's justice, not His mercy. - Author: Monica Johnson
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#62. In truth it may be laid down as an almost universal rule that good poets are bad critics. - Author: Thomas B. Macaulay
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#63. One's own yesterday is a ghost that will not be laid down. - Author: Glen Cook
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#64. Like world describers before me, those mapmakers in the seventeenth centure, I had laid down my first faintly drawn border. With that one tentative mark, my world expanded by a few freeing degrees. - Author: Justina Chen
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#65. Jack was unexpectedly moved when he swore allegiance to the king and country. He had served both for years, could easily have laid down his life. Yet it was different to pledge his loyalty and best efforts toward governing this nation. Dying was easier than making good laws. - Author: Mary Jo Putney
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#66. As a child, I thought that war and peace were opposites. Yet I lived in peace when Vietnam was in flames and I didn't experience war until Vietnam had laid down its weapons. I believe that war and peace are actually friends, who mock us. - Author: Kim Thuy
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#67. It seems to me that the Iraqis laid down a lot of the arms that we gave to them. So that doesn't seem to be the solution. - Author: Brad Wenstrup
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#68. When there was nothing left inside, he laid his head down on the carpet and stared at the wooden railing. He was even emptier than before. How was it possible that hollowness could dig so deep? - Author: Jeyn Roberts
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#69. Why don't you go get in bed?"
I stood, laying my hand on his chest and staring up at him. "Is that a dare?"
He laid one hand over mine and pull me closer with the other. Leaning down, he kissed me gently. "It absolutely is. No falling out of it allowed, though. - Author: Tammara Webber
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#70. On the principle laid down by Gilbert and Sullivan that when everybody is somebody, nobody is anybody; if everybody is abnormal, we don't need to worry about anybody. - Author: Robert M. Hutchins
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#71. A woman of wire had laid herself down, her scream traveling the street, till it fell sideways like a rolling coin starved of momentum. - Author: Markus Zusak
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#72. A soft gust of wind swooped at them under the hornbeam branches, setting the shadows flurrying, and when it died into the grass, Randal laid Bevis' body down, with a stunned emptiness inside him as though something of himself had gone too. - Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
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#73. Our emotional map is laid down mainly in relationship with our earliest caregiver in the first couple of years of life. - Author: Philippa Perry
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#74. Speaking psycho-analytically, it may be laid down that any "great ideal" which people mention with awe is really an excuse for inflicting pain on their enemies. Good wine needs no bush, and good morals need no bated breath. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#75. They had laid the tender, down-ruffled little bird on a platter and appeared now to be pondering a way to eat out its heart without causing it distress. - Author: Yukio Mishima
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#76. She hadn't planned on getting laid tonight but then she hadn't planned on missing her home and her friends and being thnis down and, frankly, this bored on her special day. She was so relieved to see a guy her own age it was worth a thank-you-for-walking-into-this-bar-fuck alone. - Author: Amy Andrews
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#77. They're simply following what was laid down in front and they play the same thing. So, there's no great challenge In being a classical drummer. - Author: Buddy Rich
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#78. The only way to defend language is to attack it ... ' - Proust. Every good writer in history had, in order to ensure adequate expression, broken a range of rules laid down by previous writers. - Author: Alain De Botton
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#79. If ye were no longer there - or somewhere - " he said very softly, "then the sun would no longer come up or go down." He lifted my hand and kissed it, very gently. He laid it, closed around my ring, upon my chest, rose, and left. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#80. The planet's spinning a thousand miles an hour around this gigantic nuclear explosion while these people roll these machines with rubber tires over this hard surface that we've laid down over the planet so that we can easily move ourselves back and forth. - Author: Joe Rogan
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#81. Having abandoned the taking of life, refraining from killing, we dwell without violence, with the knife laid down, scrupulous, full of mercy, trembling with compassion for all sentient beings. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#82. My mom was more into the yelling. She was the enforcer. She was the one that laid down the law. My dad made up the rules, but my mom laid down the law. It's not her words, it's her tone that sticks with me. - Author: Ashton Kutcher
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#83. Lincoln-sad, patient, kindly Lincoln, who after bearing upon his weary shoulders for four years a greater burden than that borne by any other man of the nineteenth century laid down his life for the people whom living he had served as well-built upon his early study of the Bible. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#84. When I was out in the bars drinking and fighting I was a little bit less of a peacemaker than I would be if I'd had a coupla hits of a joint and gone and laid down somewhere. - Author: Willie Nelson
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#85. When the game ended, Mike laid down his control paddle. "So you've met the Nordic goddess, right?"
Aria glanced up at him warily. "Excuse me?"
Mike rolled his eyes. "Duh. Klaudia, which I'm pretty sure is Scandinavian for sex vixen. - Author: Sara Shepard
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#86. Written words, if carefully laid down, represent the civilized ideal of reason. - Author: Brian Herbert
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#87. When we did Cubist paintings, our intention was not to produce Cubist paintings but to express what was within us. No one laid down a course of action for us, and our friends the poets followed our endeavour attentively but they never dictated it to us. - Author: Pablo Picasso
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#88. There never has been a greater act of love than that Jesus laid down his life to save sinners (John 15:13; Rom. 5:6-8). - Author: John Piper
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#89. Over the years, online, we've laid down a huge amount of information and data, and we irrigate it with networks and connectivity, and it's been worked and tilled by unpaid workers and governments. - Author: David McCandless
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#90. Common tyrants, and public oppressors, are not intitled to obedience from their subjects, by virtue of any thing here laid down by the inspired apostle. - Author: Jonathan Mayhew
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#91. When I was recording from '70 to '82, I always played piano and laid the tracks down. But I used to talk to the other musicians while the track was playing. - Author: Roy Ayers
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#92. Mark Grotjahn's large new paintings abound with torrents of ropy impasto, laid down in thickets, cascading waves, and bundles that swell, braid around, or overlap one another. - Author: Jerry Saltz
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#93. We can never fully repay the debt of our proud nation to those who have laid down their lives for our country. The best we can do is honor their memory, ensure that their sacrifice is not in vain, and help provide for their families. - Author: Susan Collins
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#94. But it can be laid down as a rule that those who speak most of liberty are least inclined to use it. - Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
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#95. The future of each of us is inter-connected and all of us should work together by following the path laid down by former leaders of the party for the development of the country and its brighter future. - Author: Sonia Gandhi
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#96. The enthusiastic uprising of the people in our cause, is our great reliance; and we can not safely give it any check, even thoughit overflows, and runs in channels not laid down in any chart. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#97. We [the Government] are here not as masters but as servants, we are not here to glory in power, but to attest our loyalty to the commands and restrictions laid down by our sovereign, the people of the United States, in whose name and by whose will we exercise our brief authority. - Author: Charles Evans Hughes
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#98. But as I guided her to my belt and then laid her down on the bed, I knew which way our path would go. We would be together forever. We had to be. There was no way that all these feelings between us could ever dim or be defeated. - Author: Richelle Mead
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#99. PSA3.5 I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the LORD sustained me. - Author: Anonymous
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#100. Our lives laid down in war and peace may not
Be found acceptable in Heaven's sight.
And that they may be is the only prayer
Worth praying. May my sacrifice
Be found acceptable in Heaven's sight. - Author: Robert Frost
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