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#1. The most practical kind of politics is the politics of Decency. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#2. That is what I'm looking forward to the most, practical learning. I want to be a registered nurse so getting to talk to people who already work in those jobs can really teach me what to expect when I get out in the real world. - Author: Angela Carter
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#3. At a moment when distortions of Islam are what feed most Americans, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin has done something both practical and inspiring. He persuades us that the imperiled environment is both common struggle and common ground for people who share, it turns out, more than simply God. - Author: John Hockenberry
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#4. But for most practical purposes Tarbean had two pieces: Waterside and Hillside. Waterside is where people are poor. That makes them beggars, thieves, and whores. Hillside is where people are rich. That makes them solicitors, politicians, and courtesans. I - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#5. Dearest Lily." Penelope took her hand and pressed it between her own. "Since I was a little girl, I've always thought of you as the most beautiful, most courageous, most everything. But not practical. Never practical. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#6. The Citizen's Petition reflects Vermont's spirit of pragmatism and across-the-board cooperation. I applaud the 'Campaign to Fix the Debt' for calling attention to one of the country's most pressing problems, our ballooning national debt, and for urging policymakers to find practical solutions. - Author: Peter Welch
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#7. Initially, I thought problems on how the brain works to be the most interesting. But it was necessary to be practical and concentrate on less obscure matters when I entered Washington State College. Besides, there were no courses given in neurobiology. - Author: Irwin Rose
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#8. Most people don't even try to learn the ways of the kingdom; they just go about their days with a practical agnosticism, hoping things work out, tossing up prayers like they hope to score on a Jesus lottery ticket. - Author: John Eldredge
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#9. Is creativity some obscure, esoteric art form? Not on your life. It's the most practical thing a business-man can employ. - Author: William Bernbach
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#10. When I have to do something fast, I wear the most unflattering rubber pants over my pants and a big easy sweater. I can get on my knees in the garden in whatever condition, and when I'm done, I can take it off, get in the car, and drive to the office. It's the most practical thing. - Author: Dries Van Noten
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#11. I prefer to work the old-fashioned way. I trie to do everything or most of his action sequences practically, because I feel that while added effects or the VFX process allows for flashier sequences, I feel that it lacks the energy we see in practical effects. - Author: Kim Jee-woon
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#12. While there are practical and sometimes moral reasons for the decomposition of the family, it coincides neither with what most people in society say they desire nor, especially in the case of children, with their best interests. - Author: Robert Neelly Bellah
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#13. Speculations apparently the most unprofitable have almost invariably been those from which the greatest practical applications have emanated. - Author: John Herschel
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#14. Nevertheless most of the evergreen forests of the north must always remain the home of wild animals and trappers, a backward region in which it is easy for a great fur company to maintain a practical monopoly. - Author: Ellsworth Huntington
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#15. Theology must work itself out in the most practical relationships. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#16. The most important thing in a person's life is his faith and how he translates his faith into practical deeds. - Author: Hakeem Olajuwon
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#17. The most practical solution is a good theory. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#18. Most of the Catholics Christians I've met would for all practical purposes believe Jesus is God only, and we are human only. We missed the big point. The point is the integration, both in Jesus and ourselves. - Author: Richard Rohr
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#19. The most direct and practical method of self-development is to achieve yourself by your own effort. - Author: Hua Ching Ni
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#20. Common sense is, of all kinds, the most uncommon. It implies good judgment, sound discretion, and true and practical wisdom applied to common life. - Author: Tryon Edwards
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#21. From the practical point of view, the susceptibility to infection of the guinea pig proved to be the most useful step forward. Today, all laboratories use this animal for preserving the virus. - Author: Charles Jules Henry Nicole
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#22. Sydney Smith playfully says that common sense was invented by Socrates, that philosopher having been one of its most conspicuous exemplars in conducting the contest of practical sagacity against stupid prejudice and illusory beliefs. - Author: Edwin Percy Whipple
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#23. The most practical teaching of the Gita, and one for which it is of abiding interest and value to the men of the world with whom life is a series of struggles, is not to give way to any morbid sentimentality when duty demands sternness and the boldness to face terrible things. - Author: Bal Gangadhar Tilak
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#24. Sometimes it is the simplest, seemingly most inane, most practical stuff that matters the most to someone. - Author: Patty Duke
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#25. When you let intution have its way with you, you open up new levels of the world. Such opening-up is the most practical of all activities. - Author: Evelyn Underhill
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#26. The best means to an end are not always those that appear most direct. - Author: David Brin
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#27. Mr. Mac, the most practical thing that you ever did in your life would be to shut yourself up for three months and read twelve hours a day at the annals of crime. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#28. Ideas are the greatest and most crucially practical power on earth. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#29. Many people love grey squirrels, but the reality is that they are a real problem for some of our most threatened native species, like the red squirrel and dormouse. It is not realistic, practical or even desirable to completely eradicate grey squirrels, but we must control them effectively. - Author: Jim Knight
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#30. When most people turn on their TVs, they don't expect a frank discussion of philosophical ideas in their practical context. Or any context. - Author: David O. Russell
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#31. Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in doubt and misery, the most in plodding hesitation, doing as well as they can, what practical work lies at hand. - Author: John Ruskin
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#32. We have access to practical, ethical and scientifically established methods of birth control. So I think that is the most ethical way to reduce our population. - Author: Christian De Duve
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#33. The simplest and most practical lesson I know is to resolve to be good today, but better tomorrow. - Author: Catherine McAuley
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#34. Dr Sue Johnson is the most original contributor to couples therapy to
come along in the last thirty years. This book will touch your heart,
stimulate your mind and give you practical strategies for improving
your relationship. - Author: William J Doherty
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#35. Certainly one of the most enthralling things about human life is the recognition that we live in what, for practical purposes, is a universe without bounds. - Author: James Van Allen
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#36. Our most serious failure today is the inability to provide effective practical guidance as to how to live the life of Jesus. And I believe that is due to this very real loss of biblical realism for our lives - Author: Dallas Willard
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#37. In practical life we are compelled to follow what is most probable ; in speculative thought we are compelled to follow truth. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#38. The first and most practical step in getting what one wants in this world is wanting it. One would think that the next step would be expressing what one wants. But it almost never is. It generally consists in wanting it still harder. - Author: Gerald Stanley Lee
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#39. The ordinary literary man, even though he be an eminent historian, is ill-fitted to be a mentor in affairs of government. For ...
things are for the most part very simple in books, and in practical life very complex. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#40. If it be true, as I believe it is, that morality is dependent upon religion, then religion is not only the most practical thing in the world, but the first essential. - Author: William Jennings Bryan
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#41. Whether Henry was a royal trendsetter or it was practical under their helmets, I didn't know. I certainly couldn't think of any other reason for having the most hideous hairstyle in a History that includes Donald Trump. - Author: Jodi Taylor
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#42. When I went to school, it was right after the '60s and before this general wave of practical purposefulness had set in ... The idealistic wind of the '60s was still at our backs, though, and most of the people I know who are my age have that engrained in them forever. - Author: Steve Jobs
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#43. Most are interested in the philosophical only to the extent of finding out what the accepted view is in order that they may accept it and get on to the practical matters. - Author: William H. Whyte
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#44. If truth were told, most of us spend longer each day on personal cleanliness than on practical godliness. - Author: Alistair Begg
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#45. From an evolutionary point of view, most emotions - fear, desire, anger - serve some practical purpose, but nostalgia is a useless, futile thing because it is a longing for something that is permanently lost ... - Author: David Nicholls
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#46. Careful practical work is the best expression of our freedom and safeguard of our sanity. In a healthy society, such work is the means most consistently available for people to practice holiness of life, to imitate God's enabling and sustaining care for the world. - Author: Ellen F. Davis
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#47. Mathematics may, be briefly defined as the science of quantities, and is one of the most important of disciplining studies which engage the practical student. - Author: Rufus Choate
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#48. At the most basic level, prioritizing design also represents a practical consideration. It's far easier to design first and engineer later. - Author: Ryan Holmes
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#49. Could we know by what strange circumstances a man's genius became prepared for practical success, we should discover that the most serviceable items in his education were never entered in the bills which his father paid for. - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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#50. I honestly cannot tell whether you are the most practical women I have ever met or the most deranged."
"Why can't I be both - Author: Marie Brennan
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#51. Most practical jokes, I'll feel too bad for the other person so I'll stop just before the punchline. - Author: Larry David
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#52. Innovation is deviance which means that the rebellious personality is a natural resource for practical creativity. As an innovator, you need to reject the old to establish a new, better, status quo. And one of the most powerful sources of newness is the rebel or maverick, mind. - Author: Max McKeown
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#53. Science and technology benefit each other, but at its most fundamental level science is not undertaken for any practical reason. - Author: Steven Weinberg
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#54. Foundational autonomy asserts instead that in the most fundamental practical sense, I am my own creator, which means that at the core, I am alone. - Author: David Novak
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#55. I do believe that most men live lives of quiet desperation. For despair, optimism is the only practical solution. Hope is practical. Because eliminate that and it's pretty scary. Hope at least gives you the option of living. - Author: Harry Nilsson
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#56. Most social problems could be helped or prevented if people had more money and practical advice. - Author: Sue Townsend
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#57. I'm not hugely technical with things, but I guess that the thing I use most is my iPhone, on a practical level. - Author: Matt Smith
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#58. What is the most effective, practical way of raising the wealth of nations? What causes wealth? I have come to think that the dream of democratic socialism is inferior to the dream of democratic capitalism, and that the latter's superiority in actual practice is undeniable. - Author: Michael Novak
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#59. Iran will be the most checked and inspected country if the principles agreed in Lausanne are transferred into the language of practical agreements. - Author: Sergei Lavrov
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#60. Ruthlessness is the most practical of emotions, Reen's voice whispered. She ignored it. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#61. Do you know your Bible?'
'Uh, not very well.'
'It merits study, it contains very practical advice for most emergencies. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#62. In real life, the most practical advice for leaders is not to treat pawns like pawns, nor princes like princes, but all persons like persons. - Author: James MacGregor Burns
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#63. One of the greatest dangers to peace lies in the economic pressure to which people find themselves subjected. One of the most practical things to be done in the world is to seek arrangements under which such pressure may be removed, so that opportunity may be renewed and hope may be revived. - Author: Calvin Coolidge
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#64. Emotional crises always promote the urgent need for executive action, so that the times when we most hope to be free from the practical administration of life are always those when the need to cope with a concrete world is more than ever necessary. - Author: Anthony Powell
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#65. Even for practical purposes theory generally turns out the most important thing in the end. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#66. We find the most terrible form of atheism, not in the militant and passionate struggle against the idea of God himself, but in the practical atheism of everyday living, in indifference and torpor. We often encounter these forms of atheism among those who are formally Christians. - Author: Nikolai Berdyaev
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#67. Money doesn't matter on a deeply personal level. It doesn't make you feel any happier. But of course I am very aware that I don't have to worry about earning a living or about those very important practical things that most people have to worry about on a very real level. - Author: Winona Ryder
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#68. The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to animals, or to savages, or even to most civilised men. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#69. Understanding is the reward of obedience. Obedience is the key to every door. I am perplexed at the stupidity of the ordinary religious being. In the most practical of all matters he will talk and speculate and try to feel, but he will not set himself to do. - Author: George MacDonald
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#70. I'm a practical person. Most fashion people live in the clouds, and they're full of it. I live like a human being - or, I try to - and I have to be intelligent; I have to be practical. I'm a great believer in common sense, and the older I get, I see that common sense is not that common. - Author: Iris Apfel
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#71. For most practical purposes, Tarbean had two parts: Waterside and Hillside. Waterside is where people are poor. That makes them beggars, thieves and whores. Hillside is where people are rich. That makes them solicitors, politicians and courtesans. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#72. Economy is idealism in its most practical form. - Author: Calvin Coolidge
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#73. In the financial markets, hindsight is forever 20/20, but foresight is legally blind. And thus, for most investors, market timing is a practical and emotional impossibility. - Author: Benjamin Graham
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#74. I always had a love for kids' clothes, but having your own kids is a better education for what is practical. I used to buy such crazy things for the store that were so much fun but not the most practical. - Author: Kourtney Kardashian
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#75. The most important practical lesson that can be given to nurses is to teach them what to observe - how to observe - what symptoms indicate improvement - what the reverse - which are of importance - which are of none - which are the evidence of neglect - and of what kind of neglect. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#76. Dreamers are mocked as impractical. The truth is they are the most practical, as their innovations lead to progress and a better way of life for all of us. - Author: Robin S. Sharma
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#77. Like many writers, I started by writing short stories. I needed to learn how to write and stories are the most practical way to do this, and less soul-destroying than working your way through a lengthy novel and then discovering it's rubbish. - Author: Kate Atkinson
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#78. The most practical thing in the world is common sense and common humanity. - Author: Nancy Astor
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#79. My mother gave me this book called Feature Films at Used Car Prices by a guy named Rick Schmidt. I gotta credit the guy, cuz he gave me the most practical advice. It empowers you. - Author: Vin Diesel
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#80. For the most part, quantum theory has been of little practical value in my life. - Author: Jenny Diski
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#81. Now that we've made that decision, everyone is thinking about the practical consequences and I think Theresa May could be the most challenging prime ministership since the Suez Crisis, possibly since the Second World War. - Author: Jeremy Hunt
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#82. The most important thing I have done is to combine something esoteric with a practical issue that affects many people. - Author: Benoit Mandelbrot
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#83. There is no conflict of interests among men, neither in business nor in trade nor in their most personal desires - if they omit the irrational from their view of the possible and destruction from their view of the practical? - Author: Ayn Rand
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#84. The most significant moment in the course of intellectual development, which gives birth to the purely human forms of practical and abstract intelligence, occurs when speech and practical activity, two previously completely independent lines of development, converge. - Author: Lev Vygotsky
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#85. I don't think most people realise the practical problems associated with prostitution; childcare is a major issue, believe me. I wanted to be a good mother. I wanted more than anything to be a good mother. Sweet - Author: Nick Roddy
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#86. But there are some people, nevertheless - and I am one of them - who think that the most practical and important thing about a man is still his view of the universe. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#87. When you are on assignment, film is the least expensive thing in a very practical sense. Your time, the person's time, turns out to be the most valuable thing. - Author: Annie Leibovitz
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#88. Hard times are a-coming, and people without useful, practical skills are going to suffer. Or suffer most. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#89. To love God in the most practical way is to love our fellow beings. If we feel for others in the same way as we feel for our own dear ones, we love God. - Author: Meher Baba
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#90. When you travel, you experience, in a very practical way, the act of rebirth. You confront completely new situations, the day passes more slowly, and on most journeys you don't even understand the language the people speak. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#91. My entire life consisted of musings, calculations, practical works, and trials. Many questions remain unanswered; many works are incomplete or unpublished. The most important things still lie ahead. - Author: Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
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#92. Sometimes, the most practical thing to do is to think. - Author: Raheel Farooq
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#93. This effect could possibly contribute to the reason kings wore capes in the first place and why most male superheroes do too. It is obviously not a practical garment, but it can improve a male's attractiveness by helping him improve his posture. - Author: W. Anton
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#94. The most practical information about life is sneered at by social planners. - Author: James Cook
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#95. I find when you talk with the Chinese on most subjects, they are very practical. - Author: Dennis C. Blair
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#96. Be Practical. That's probably the most stupid piece of advice I've ever received in my life. - Author: Sharad Vivek Sagar
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#97. The most all-around, practical, long-wearing illusions are the ones that you weave yourself. - Author: Peg Bracken
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#98. Most of us cannot afford to store a year's supply of luxury items, but find it more practical to store staples that might keep us from starving in case of emergency. - Author: James E. Faust
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#99. Most Kabbalists were theorists who were interested only in pure meditation. But there were so-called 'practical Kabbalists' who tried to apply the power of the Kabbalah in everyday life. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#100. Love is the most practical thing in the world. To love, to be kind, not to be greedy, not to be ambitious, not to be influenced by people but to think for yourself-these are all very practical things, and they will bring about a practical, happy society. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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