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#1. All that anybody has in the way of a reputation anymore is an odor which, from birth to death, cannot be modified. People are who they are, and that is that. The Law of Natural Selection has made human beings absolutely honest in that regard. Everybody is exactly what he or she seems to be. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#2. Convictions no doubt have to be modified or expanded to meet changing conditions but ... to be a reliable political leader sooner or later your anchors must hold fast where other men's drag. - Author: Margot Asquith
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#3. Whenever something is convenient or was modified after 1970, you probably shouldn't use it as root. - Author: John Huston
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#4. Lady Anne Bishop, he was coming to realize to his growing delight, was far more complex than he'd anticipated. Each moment the plans he'd worked out to win her needed to be modified and adapted as he learned something new about her. - Author: Suzanne Enoch
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#5. GM [genetically modified] plants are virtually everywhere in the US food chain, but don't have to be labeled, and aren't. Industry lobbyists intend to keep it that way. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#6. I am the same person I was before receiving the Nobel Prize. I work with the same regularity, I have not modified my habits, I have the same friends. - Author: Jose Saramago
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#7. The scientific-religious conflict ultimately is a conflict between allegiance to this method and allegiance to even an irreducible minimum of belief so fixed in advance that it can never be modified. - Author: John Dewey
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#8. All the food we eat - every grain of rice and kernel of corn - has been genetically modified. None of it was here before mankind learned to cultivate crops. The question isn't whether our food has been modified, but how. - Author: Michael Specter
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#9. The residue of religion in my work appears as a modified transcendentalism, and the positivist scientific side of my thought appears as concreteness and realism. The effort to reconcile the two is at the core of all my poetry. - Author: Louis Dudek
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#10. When biological technology becomes further advanced, human beings as we know them, will become a modified species. If we as human beings fail to include the possibility of this development in our overall, social evolution we will witness the decline of our species - Author: Jacque Fresco
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#11. The interesting thing about Android's design is how little we modified the kernel. - Author: Robert Love
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#12. To destroy abuses is not sufficient; customs must be modified. The mill is there no longer; the wind is still there. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#13. I frequently compose out the entire metric structure of a piece in modified cyclic form, where each cyclic revolution undergoes some form of 'variation' much as if measure lengths were concrete musical 'material.' - Author: Brian Ferneyhough
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#14. But there is no agency in evolution; it is inadvertent. We survived, modified, and multiplied, just like any animal alive today, and out of the wildly dodgem course we took, language arose. - Author: Christine Kenneally
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#15. When you think of two things to say, pick your favorite and only say that, my mother suggested once, as a tip to polite social behavior, and the rule was later modified to one in three. - Author: Karen Joy Fowler
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#16. I was warned to stop smoking, which I did, for two or three days, but it was too lonesome, and I have resumed - in a modified way - 4 smokes a day instead of 40. This will have a good effect. On the bank balance. - Author: Mark Twain
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#17. You know, that's a really beautiful bow," Neverfell interrupted suddenly. "Did you make it?"
"Found it, mended it, modified it," was the curt reply. - Author: Frances Hardinge
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#18. He have a modified shrug that tilted one shoulder forward, - Author: Faith Hunter
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#19. However much he, as a reflective adult, modified her attitudes and diluted her prejudices, much of his instinctive outlook was formed by this fierce, unbending woman, so that in many ways Jesus's worldview is already spelled out in the Magnificat, the - Author: Thomas Cahill
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#20. At the Jets training facility in Florham Park, N.J., we have strength and conditioning staff but also a nutritionist, Glen Tobias, who helps to whip everyone into shape. There is a heavy emphasis on grass-fed meat and on foods that aren't genetically modified. - Author: D'Brickashaw Ferguson
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#21. Practically every food you buy in a store for consumption by humans is genetically modified food. There are no wild, seedless watermelons. There's no wild cows. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#22. Supreme art is a traditional statement of certain heroic and religious truth, passed on from age to age, modified by individual genius, but never abandoned. - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#23. All of us, whether guilty or not, whether old or young, must accept the past. It is not a case of coming to terms with the past. That is not possible. It cannot be subsequently modified or undone. - Author: Richard Von Weizsaecker
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#24. Politics are always a struggle for power, disguised and modified by prudence, reason and moral pretext. - Author: William Hurrell Mallock
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#25. I use the traditional Moyse scale books slightly modified. - Author: James Galway
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#26. Not to sound corny, but intelligence is big. Everything fades, and everything can be modified. But intelligence is something you can't fake. I'm not even talking about whether you can read a thesaurus backwards. But there is a beauty in common sense. - Author: Wale
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#27. Civil liberty is only natural liberty, modified and secured by the sanctions of civil society. - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#28. I well remember how the thoughts I had up to the time of my discharge from the jail on every occasion were modified immediately after discharge, and after getting first-hand information myself. Somehow or other the jail atmosphere does not allow you to have all the bearings in your mind. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#29. Sensibility, imagination, reason, each is subservient to the other. Every one of these faculties would be nothing but a disease, but weakness, instead of strength, if it were not modified or completed by the collective character of our nature. - Author: Germaine De Stael
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#30. Progress is always relative: to the oppressed, it can only be viewed as an all or nothing deal - if oppression continues, even in a modified form, then the system must still be attacked until that injustice is eradicated. - Author: Tim Wise
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#31. It was written in the ancient RUNIX spell-language, and is read-only and can't be modified. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#32. In New York I heard A Piece of Ground, written by a white South African, Jeremy Taylor. I modified it a little and sang it myself. That song is very special to me because it deals with the land question in southern Africa. We were dispossessed of our land, - Author: Miriam Makeba
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#33. And so human nature, fundamentally the same under all circumstances, may be greatly modified, both physically and mentally, by geographical, social, and political conditions. - Author: Benjamin Franklin Cocker
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#34. Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people whom you come in contact everyday. - Author: Orison Swett Marden
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#35. The scenes of existence can be modified. One creates his own circumstances. - Author: Samael Aun Weor
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#36. I maintain my conviction that there are NO pyramids at Visoko, Bosnia.
Rather, all the so-called pyramids are the result of natural geological processes
and phenomena that are currently being 'excavated' (i.e., modified) to look
like pyramids. - Author: Robert M. Schoch
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#37. Tofu is the root of all evil, and there's only one thing that can change a man's mind, and that's a modified Uzi with an extra-long clip. - Author: Robert Downey Jr.
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#38. If you believe that the qualities defining you are carved in stone, you will be stuck trying to prove them over and over again, regardless of the circumstances. But if you have a growth mindset, you believe the qualities that define you can be modified and cultivated through effort. - Author: Eric Schmidt
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#39. One thing that has really influenced me with Bowie where I've taken an approach from him is how he changes from album to album and has always modified his sound and his appearance. I think that's an important thing. - Author: Scott Weiland
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#40. To the world's most perfect woman. It was lucky my father was not present. Perfect is an absolute that cannot be modified, like unique or pregnant. My love for Rosie was so powerful that it had caused my brain to make a grammatical error. - Author: Graeme Simsion
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#41. When the Church obtained the direction of the civil power, she soon modified or abandoned the tolerant maxims she had formerly inculcated; and, in the course of a few years, restrictive laws were enacted, both against the Jews and against the heretics. - Author: William Edward Hartpole Lecky
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#42. But I majored in Drama, modified with Psychology. - Author: Rachel Dratch
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#43. Nothing that God has ever said about Himself will be modified; nothing the inspired prophets and apostles have said about Him will be rescinded. His immutability guarantees this. - Author: Aiden Wilson Tozer
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#44. Tennyson and Browning are poets, and they think; but they do not feel their thought as immediately as the odour of a rose. A thought to Donne was an experience; it modified his sensibility. - Author: T. S. Eliot
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#45. But Fascism cannot continue in a modified form. - Author: John T. Flynn
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#46. It was evident that such facts as these, as well as many others, could only be explained on the supposition that species gradually become modified; and the subject haunted me. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#47. In the newspapers the row about the prospect of genetically modified food raged on, and yet here were consumers effectively demanding lambs with four back legs. - Author: Rose Prince
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#48. In order to be vigorously continued, nuclear power must be profoundly modified. - Author: Carlo Rubbia
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#49. I didn't want to throw him in any ol' piranha tank, I wanted to throw him into a tank filled with genetically modified super-piranhas carrying tasers and bullwhips. Asshole. - Author: James A. Hunter
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#50. Man, wow, there's so many things to do, so many things to write! How to even begin to get it all down and without modified restraints and all hung-up on like literary inhibitions and grammatical fears ... - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#51. Well. Who wouldn't break? I broke. You broke.'

'And we both emerged stronger.'

'We both emerged', I modified his words. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#52. Iran also has an extensive missile development programme. Iranian officials declare that the range of their modified Shahab-3 missiles is 2,000km, putting allied countries such as Turkey, Greece, Romania, and Bulgaria within reach. - Author: Anders Fogh Rasmussen
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#53. All the food we eat, whether Brussels sprouts or pork bellies, has been modified by mankind. Genetic engineering is only one particularly powerful way to do what we have been doing for eleven thousand years. - Author: Michael Specter
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#54. I learned a few things on my own since, and modified some of the things he taught me, but everything, unequivocally, that I learned about comedy writing I learned from Danny Simon, - Author: Woody Allen
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#55. The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living. - Author: W. H. Auden
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#56. Principles ... become modified in practice, by facts. - Author: James F. Cooper
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#57. since I know for a fact that her class had been in the physics labs when Mr. Fibs got attacked by the bees he thought he'd genetically modified to obey commands from a whistle. (Turns out they only respond to the voice of James Earl Jones.) - Author: Ally Carter
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#58. awake, then die
in the arms of a modified lover
sleep, then dream
in the absence of a tangible lover
envision, then sing
in the thralls of a hungry lover - Author: A.P. Sweet
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#59. I look down and cringe as I see Lucian's modified boxer shorts. "My panties are too tight," I say defensively. "It was either these or nothing at all." "And you picked the first option?" She shakes her head. "When in doubt, go commando. - Author: Sydney Landon
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#60. Being kind modified the extraordinary, alarming otherness of him, which was threefold - large, male and American. - Author: Kate Atkinson
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#61. Remove from the history of the past all those actions which have either sprung directly from the religious nature of man, or been modified by it, and you have the history of another world and of another race. - Author: Mark Hopkins
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#62. If food is labeled, some people might choose to eat stuff that's genetically modified. They might decide they love it. But give us a choice. - Author: Ziggy Marley
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#63. Consider the question suitably modified. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#64. There is no empirical evidence to suggest that ageing in humans has been modified by any means, nor is there evidence that it is even possible to measure biological age. And nothing has been demonstrated to be true when it comes to anti-ageing medicines. - Author: S. Jay Olshansky
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#65. Software is usually expected to be modified over the course of its productive life. The process of converting one correct program into a different correct program is extremely challenging. - Author: Douglas Crockford
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#66. Your average chocolate bar now is full of genetically modified sugar, genetically modified soy bean lecithin, and dairy products (super allergenic for kids); not to mention the 'fake vanilla' - known as chemical vanillin, synthetic flavoring. - Author: David Wolfe
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#67. Genetically modified foods are good. - Author: James D. Watson
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#68. Even those who claim the Bible's inerrancy make distinctions between Scriptural edicts, sensing that some passages - the Ten Commandments, say, or a belief in Christ's divinity - are central to Christian faith, while others are more culturally specific and may be modified to accommodate modern life. - Author: Barack Obama
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#69. Simply because my people are hungry, that is no justification to give them poison, to give them genetically modified food that is intrinsically dangerous to their health. - Author: Levy Mwanawasa
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#70. The State is not the nation, and the State can be modified and even abolished in its present form, without harming the nation. On the contrary, with the passing of the dominance of the State, the genuine life-enhancing forces of the nation will be liberated. - Author: Randolph Bourne
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#71. Fine colour implies a unified relationship, in which each part is subordinate to the whole, and the transitions between them are felt to be as precious and beautiful as the colours themselves. In fact, the colours themselves must be continuously modified and broken as part of the transition. - Author: Kenneth Clark
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#72. The history of science shows that theories are perishable. With every new truth that is revealed we get a better understanding of Nature and our conceptions and views are modified. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#73. The position I took at the time was that we hadn't really examined any of the potential environmental consequences of introducing genetically modified organisms. - Author: Jeremy Rifkin
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#74. Foreign Invaders: An Autoimmune Disease Journey through Monsanto's World of Genetically Modified Food Dara Jones - Author: Dara Jones
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#75. The revolution taught me not to be consoled by other people's miseries, not to feel thankful because so many others had suffered more. Pain and loss, like love and joy, are unique and personal; they cannot be modified by comparison to others. - Author: Azar Nafisi
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#76. We need to demand that our food is labeled, especially genetically modified foods, and learn how it is produced, processed, and grown. - Author: Daphne Oz
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#77. A slightly modified version of the Serenity Prayer: Lord, grant me the serenity to ignore the assholes I cannot avoid; The luck to avoid the ones I can; And the self-awareness not to be one myself - Author: Kelly Williams Brown
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#78. Man is a machine and in the whole universe there is but a single substance, matter, variously modified. - Author: Julien Offray De La Mettrie
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#79. The traditional Christian attitude toward human personality was that human nature was essentially good and that it was formed and modified by social pressures and training. - Author: Carroll Quigley
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#80. Dangerous events were transformed over the years into humorous anecdotes; painful moments were modified into sweet tales of innocence. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#81. Which one is right? Which one is wrong? When you feel you could answer that type of questions, you trapped on your own perception.
-Back cover, Andante Part 1, English modified- - Author: Ida R. Yulia
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#82. Fridges can be modified to nudge their internal thermostats up and down just a little in response to the main's frequency in such a way that, without ever jeopardising the temperature of your butter, they tend to take power at times that help the grid. - Author: David J. C. MacKay
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#83. It cannot but happen?that those will survive whose functions happen to be most nearly in equilibrium with the modified aggregate of external forces? This survival of the fittest implies multiplication of the fittest. - Author: Herbert Spencer
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#84. You can't know a book until you come to the end of it, and then all the rest must be modified to fit that. - Author: Maxwell Perkins
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#85. The 22nd Amendment should probably be modified to say two consecutive terms instead of two terms for a lifetime. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#86. It is only to the finest natures that age gives an added beauty and distinction; for the most persistent self has then worked its way to the surface, having modified the expression, and to some extent, the features, to its own likeness. - Author: Karl Blind
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#87. Therefore I feel that the aforementioned guiding principle must be modified to read: If you desire peace, cultivate justice, but at the same time cultivate the fields to produce more bread; otherwise there will be no peace. - Author: Norman Borlaug
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#88. In an era of stress and anxiety, when the present seems unstable and the future unlikely, the natural response is to retreat and withdraw from reality, taking recourse either in fantasies of the future or in modified visions of a half-imagines past - Author: Alan Moore
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#89. A person whose desires and impulses are his own - are the expression of his own nature, as it has been developed and modified by his own culture - is said to have a character. One whose desires and impulses are not his own, has no character, no more than a steam-engine has character ... - Author: John Stuart Mill
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#90. A conceptual scheme is never discarded merely because of a few stubborn facts with which it cannot be reconciled; a conceptual scheme is either modified or replaced by a better one, never abandoned with nothing left to take its place. - Author: James Bryant Conant
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#91. It is time we recognized that the only thing that permits human beings to collaborate with one another in a truly open-ended way is their willingness to have their beliefs modified by new facts. Only openness to evidence and argument will secure a common world for us. - Author: Sam Harris
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#92. I've used the Phoenix Centrifuge to replicate what the body's going to go through on the flight up. I've also done some gravity tests with ZERO-G [a charter-flight service in Arlington, Va., that uses modified Boeing 727s to simulate weightlessness], which went great. - Author: Richard Branson
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#93. I think the dangers of the impact of GMOs on the environment are undebatable. Genetically modified crops are tied to the chemicals sprayed on them. - Author: Zoe Lister-Jones
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#94. Even in the heyday of frozen concentrate, the popularity of orange juice rested largely on its image as the ultimate natural beverage, fresh squeezed from a primordial fruit. But the reality is that human intervention has modified the orange for millenniums, as it has almost everything people eat. - Author: Deborah Blum
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#95. All that is needed to set us definitely on the road to a Fascist society is war. It will of course be a modified form of Fascism at first. - Author: John T. Flynn
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#96. Animism characterizes tribes very low in the scale of humanity, and thence ascends, deeply modified in its transmission, but from first to last preserving an unbroken continuity, into the midst of high modern culture. - Author: Edward Burnett Tylor
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#97. History is a treadmill turned by rising human numbers. Today GM crops are being marketed as the only means of avoiding mass starvation. They are unlikely to improve the lives of peasant farmers ; but they may well enable them to survive in greater numbers. - Author: John Gray
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#98. Increase your consumption of healthful fats like extra virgin olive oil, avocado, grass-fed beef, wild fish, coconut oil, nuts and seeds. At the same time, keep in mind that modified fats like hydrogenated or trans fats are the worst choices for brain health. - Author: David Perlmutter
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#99. I had male breast cancer and had dual radical modified mastectomy, and I've spent a lot of time working with the Susan G. Komen foundation to make men aware of male breast cancer - if you have breast tissue, you can have breast cancer. - Author: Edward Brooke
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#100. Seth could see that it would not be long before Ukraine, which currently enforces a ban on GMO products, became a card-carrying pro-GMO member, just as the United States had become, without the people even being aware of it. - Author: Kenneth Eade
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