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#1. Modesty is bred of self-reverence. Fine manners are the mantle of fair minds. - Author: Amos Bronson Alcott
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#2. Yeah, well you know what they say. Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense. - Author: Stacy Mantle
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#3. If you want to know who was better, me or Willie Mays, you have to look at our career stats. And Willie's bottom line was better. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#4. She had simply shed the mantle of slavery as easily as she had worn it, making him realize that she had never really worn it at all. - Author: Johanna Lindsey
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#5. When Caroline Kennedy endorsed Barack Obama in 2008 as her father's rightful heir, she laid upon him the mantle of Camelot and the enduring mystique of John F. Kennedy, who, according to polls, continues to be America's most beloved president. - Author: Kitty Kelley
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#6. All I have is natural ability. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#7. Like craftsmen in a medieval guild, NASA engineers hoped that one day their children would decide to take up the mantle of the profession they held so dear. - Author: Margot Lee Shetterly
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#8. Roger Maris was as good a man and as good a ballplayer as there ever was. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#9. In Naples, Fla., I met a self-made man, a multimillionaire, whose round penthouse apartment is home to Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, Henry Moore, and Mickey Mantle. He had purchased the most coveted items auctioned by the Mantle family at Madison Square Garden in December 2003. - Author: Jane Leavy
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#10. During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at bats a season. That means I played seven years without ever hitting the ball. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#11. Not after all the time my dad spent teaching me to switch-hit. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#12. I love New York. I love to come here, to play here, the tradition here. I'll never forget my first home run here was over Mickey Mantle's head. - Author: Tony Oliva
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#13. When I first came to Yankee Stadium I used to feel like the ghosts of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig were walking around in there. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#14. Mantle had more ability than any player I ever had on that club. - Author: Casey Stengel
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#15. Any code of your own that you haven't looked at for six or more months might as well have been written by someone else. - Author: Mickey W. Mantle
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#16. Bravery is a complicated thing to describe. You can't say it's three feet long and two feet wide and that it weighs four hundred pounds or that it's colored bright blue or that it sounds like a piano or that it smells like roses. It's a quality, not a thing. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#17. Influenced by Pete Seeger and the Weavers, McLean proudly wore the mantle of troubadour in the early 1970s, when 'American Pie' topped the Billboard charts, and has never shed the cape. - Author: Douglas Brinkley
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#18. In 1960 when Pittsburgh beat us in the World Series, we outscored them 55-27. It was the only time I think the better team lost. I was so disappointed I cried on the plane ride home. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#19. It has always astonished me, Georgy Daniilovich, that those who are most repulsed by autocratic or dictatorial rule are among the first to eliminate their enemies once they take on the mantle of power themselves. - Author: John Boyne
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#20. Just like every other kid in my grade school, I was listening to my little radio plug in my ear when Mickey Mantle hit 18 post-season homers and won series after series for the Yankees. I listened and I learned from that. I think he was the original 'Mr. October,' but thank god it didn't stick. - Author: Reggie Jackson
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#21. Blessed be the night, which conceals and protects things fair and foul with the same indifferent mantle. - Author: Jose Saramago
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#22. The biggest game I ever played in was probably Don Larsen's perfect game. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#23. I've often wondered how a man who knew he was going to die could stand here and say he was the luckiest man on the face of the earth, but now I guess I know how he felt. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#24. My biggest regret was letting my lifetime average drop below .300. I always felt I was a .300 hitter, and if I could change one thing that would be it. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#25. If the World Series was on the line and I could pick one pitcher to pitch the game, I'd choose Whitey Ford every time. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#26. You don't have to talk to me about pensions. I won't be around long enough to collect one. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#27. It's what you're worth. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#28. The strain on Roger (Maris) was unbelievable. After I dropped out the reporters only had one guy to go to. They surrounded him everywhere he went. He had big clumps of hair falling out. That he went ahead and did it was unbelievable. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#29. You hit .350 you're a leader. You hit .250 and you're not. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#30. It was the single greatest feat I ever saw. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#31. Mickey Mantle was a very good golfer, but we weren't allowed to play golf during the season; only at spring training. - Author: Yogi Berra
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#32. What did you say, Joe? - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#33. I have to give Mays one edge, durability. Mickey isn't sound and Willie is. Otherwise, if I had a chance to trade for either player, I'd pick Mantle. - Author: Gabe Paul
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#34. The best team I ever saw, and I really mean this, was the '61 Yankees. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#35. Not since North Korean media declared Kim Jong-il to be the reincarnation of Kim Il Sung has there been such a blatant attempt to create a necrocracy, or perhaps mausolocracy, in which a living claimant assumes the fleshly mantle of the departed. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#36. Sometimes that mantle is hard to adjust to wearing but we are at a stage that we are comfortable with it and we recognize how we are perceived and how the real core individual that each one of us has apart from the facade that the public believes that we are. - Author: James Young
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#37. For Mantle, the Yankees' locker room was a sanctuary, a safe haven where he was understood, accepted and, when necessary, exonerated. - Author: Jane Leavy
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#38. Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#39. In 1961 somebody could've hit a home run to win the game and the next day the headline was about the M&M boys not hitting a home run. But everyone was real good about it. Instead of getting mad they joked about it. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#40. I never got to see the '27 Yankees. Everyone says that was the greatest team ever. But I think it would've been a great series if we'd have had the chance to play them. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#41. If I were playing today I'd do what Joe DiMaggio said. I'd go knock on the door at Yankee Stadium and when George Steinbrenner answered I'd say, 'Howdy, pardner.' - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#42. The time is come," he spoke quietly. "Now, when lesser folk would wither, thou must be true to the blood of thine ancestors. Much greatness is bred in thee; accept now this terrible mantle and take a step nearer thy destiny. - Author: Robin Jarvis
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#43. For outdoors, he wears a mantle fastened at the shoulder with a clasp or chain; although buttons are sometimes used for decoration, the buttonhole has not been invented. - Author: Joseph Gies
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#44. I wanted to throw my glass at the TV. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#45. Billy copied Casey to a 'T.' - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#46. Fill in any figure you want for that boy (Mickey Mantle). Whatever the figure, it's a deal. - Author: Branch Rickey
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#47. There were things that would irritate Casey, but trying too hard or getting mad at sitting on the bench weren't among them. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#48. Sometimes I think if I had the same body and the same natural ability and someone else's brain, who knows how good a player I might have been. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#49. On two legs, Mickey Mantle would have been the greatest ballplayer who ever lived. - Author: Nellie Fox
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#50. To claim the mantle of purity is always a risky business. It just gives an excuse to be disillusioned once your ordinary humidity is exposed. - Author: Rick Perlstein
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#51. Today I stand before the world organization which has succeeded to the mantle discarded by its discredited predecessor. - Author: Haile Selassie
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#52. Throughout my life, I sought power and profit for myself, for my rate. Now, at long last, I think I understand the meaning of a crime against the Mantle. After this, no need to seek balance. I will await my penance here. - Author: Greg Bear
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#53. You never have to wait long, or look far, to be reminded of how thin the line is between being a hero or a goat. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#54. To play 18 years in Yankee Stadium is the best thing that could ever happen to a ballplayer. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#55. After a play in the field Casey would turn (to the players on the bench) and say 'What did he do wrong?' or 'You're better than that guy.' Either way, he'd keep them from getting stale. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#56. If I had known I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself! - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#57. I leaned on him for support when I got out of the cab, and he just crumpled to the ground. That's how we found out. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#58. But the child's faith never admits defeat, and it would snatch at the mantle of death itself to turn him back. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#59. Dramatically at first - that's how I handle emotional pain. If there were an award given for these moments, then I would have a mantle full of gold statuettes. Then I take stock and seek counsel from people I trust and talk myself into a state of reflection and remember that it won't last forever. - Author: Danielle Cormack
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#60. There's music along the river
For Love wanders there,
Pale flowers on his mantle,
Dark leaves on his hair. - Author: James Joyce
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#61. Heroes are people who are all good with no bad in them. That's the way I always saw Joe DiMaggio. He was beyond question one of the greatest players of the century. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#62. I won't look online. The whole fan thing makes me self-conscious, which is not to say I don't appreciate it or understand it. If Mickey Mantle were around, I'm sure I'd have a ton of questions to ask him that might make him uncomfortable. I get it. That doesn't mean it's not really awkward. - Author: David Duchovny
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#63. In 1961, when Maris broke Babe Ruth's record, he wasn't intentionally walked once. Mickey batted after Roger, and nobody was going to put a man on base with Mantle coming up to the plate. - Author: Mel Allen
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#64. Today's Little Leaguers, and there are millions of them each year, pick up how to hit and throw and field just by watching games on TV. By the time they're out of high school, the good ones are almost ready to play professional ball. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#65. The horizon was indistinguishable from the inky black, which fell upon the desert like a sorcerer's mantle shot through with diamonds. The stars were so tiny, so far away, and yet, at the moment, with her fingers curled around his, he almost felt as though he could reach up and snag one by the tail. - Author: V.S. Carnes
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#66. I find the mantle of, she works hard for the money, or, she's overcome so many obstacles a bit overused. - Author: Marlee Matlin
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#67. Well, I beat my man. Now it's up to you to beat yours. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#68. that's what I love about you," he said. "You help the mantle of senility rest so gently. - Author: Steven F. Havill
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#69. Night's black Mantle covers all alike. - Author: Guillaume De Salluste Du Bartas
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#70. tragic Powell, the Company Man Who Could Have Been Great, who was offered the mantle by all the polls but deferred to the Boss's Callow Son and vouched for him, - Author: Garrison Keillor
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#71. As far as I'm concerned, Aaron is the best ball player of my era. He is to baseball of the last fifteen years what Joe DiMaggio was before him. He's never received the credit he's due. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#72. I do not seek the mantle of genius. I am an appreciator, an observer, a preposition, and content in that, and that's me in a nutshell. - Author: Matthew Pearl
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#73. Regular readers will know I'm a fan of (Cristiano) Ronaldo, and an even bigger fan of the man who's assumed his mantle with quite astonishing success, Wayne Rooney. But Messi is on a higher plain than even that pair. - Author: Andy Cole
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#74. Look how He's dusted me off and set me on my feet two hundred and fifty bazillion times. I'm fanatically in love with Him. So if this is true, I need to shed my need-for-everyone-to-like-me coat in favor of His robe of redemption, His mantle of humble submission. - Author: Mary E. DeMuth
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#75. The greatest thing I ever saw was Roger Maris breaking Babe Ruth's record. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#76. Remember that the mantle of leadership is not the cloak of comfort, but the robe of responsibility. Accountability is not for the intention but for the deed. You must continue to choose the harder right, instead of the easier wrong. - Author: Thomas S. Monson
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#77. Through no divine design or cosmic plan, we have inherited the mantle of life's caretaker on the earth, the only home we have ever known. - Author: Michael Shermer
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#78. My views are just about the same as Casey's. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#79. I guess you can say that every actor is a 'character actor' on some level. But I think some actors have a wider range. I think that's how you get that mantle. - Author: John Hawkes
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#80. The mantle of leadership is not the cloak of comfort but rather the robe of responsibility. - Author: Thomas S. Monson
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#81. Probably in 2035 we will pass that mantle on to China. It will be the biggest economy in the world, and it will go way past us and way past India. Given the growth, the size, the opportunities, I don't think there's any other place in the world that can match it. - Author: David Rubenstein
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#82. 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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#83. Here's the pitch. Mantle swings. There's a tremendous drive going into deep left field! It's going, going! It's over the bleachers ... over the sign atop the bleachers ... into the yards of houses across the street! It's got to be one of the longest runs I've ever seen! How about that! - Author: Mel Allen
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#84. Andrew Jackson was the first president to claim that the desires of the public overrode Congress's constitutional prerogatives. Virtually every president since Jackson has claimed the mantle, even while lacking two ingredients of an electoral mandate: a landslide victory and a specific agenda. - Author: Ron Fournier
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#85. My father never felt the need to wrap himself in anybody's mantle. He never felt the need to pretend to be anybody else. This is their administration. This is their war. If they can't stand on their own two feet, well, they're no Ronald Reagans, that's for sure. - Author: Ron Reagan
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#86. People say Yogi (Berra) is a strange guy, and I've heard Yogi say some funny things. But he has a beautiful wife, he's rich, and he's famous. I don't see anything strange about that. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#87. Well, baseball was my whole life. Nothing's ever been as fun as baseball. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#88. The only thing I can do is play baseball. I have to play ball. It's the only thing I know. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#89. I think it's incredible because there were guys like Mays and Mantle and Henry Aaron who were great players for ten years ... I only had four or five good years. - Author: Sandy Koufax
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#90. Even if Mays is given every conceivable break on every unknown - defense, base running, clutch hitting - his performance still would not match Mantle's. - Author: Bill James
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#91. The remains of great and good men, like Elijah's mantle, ought to be gathered up and preserved by their survivors, that as their works follow them in the reward of them, they may stay behind in their benefit. - Author: Matthew Henry
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#92. It's unbelievable how much you don't know about the game you've been playing all your life. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#93. There only have been two people on this earth that I was nervous around: Chet Atkins and Mickey Mantle. It's because of the respect I have for them. - Author: Charley Pride
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#94. A man's name is not like a mantle which merely hangs about him, and which one perchance may safely twitch and pull, but a perfectly fitting garment, which, like the skin, has grown over and over him, at which one cannot rake and scrape without injuring the man himself. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#95. Power is a big thing in baseball. It can't be cheapened. That is, a fellow has it or hasn't. It isn't a fluke or great accomplishment, like a perfect game. When Mantle connects, it's a tape-measure job. Nobody who ever lived has more power than Mantle. - Author: Gabe Paul
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#96. And then it happened. This massive heart attack that brought the brilliant Julian Mantle back down to earth and reconnected him to his mortality. Right in the middle of courtroom number seven on a Monday morning, the same courtroom where we had won the Mother of All Murder Trials. - Author: Robin S. Sharma
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#97. In every religion, there are those who would drape themselves in the mantle of belief and faith only to distort it's most sacred teachings - preaching intolerance and resorting to violence. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#98. I think that different actors bring different qualities to the Batman character. It's such a wonderful mantle to put on that I think it's a lot of fun for different actors to see how they play it. - Author: Kevin Conroy
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#99. It's somewhat disquieting that the same parents and educators who are horrified by the notion of child soldiers have bestowed upon 'The Hunger Games' a double mantle of critical praise and global bestsellerdom. - Author: Kenneth Oppel
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#100. Evolution has primarily been an attack on religion by militant atheists who wrap themselves in the mantle of science in an effort to refute all religious claims concerning a creator - an effort that has also often attempted to suppress all scientific criticisms of Darwin's work. - Author: Rodney Stark
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