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#1. Nobody cares about the bronze or silver medals. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#2. One trophy is good, but two are better. That way, when a hero wears his medals on his chest, at least his steps are level as he walks by. - Author: Johan Cruyff
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#3. Having a bunch of medals and badges doesn't necessarily mean you've achieved anything, you've got to do something beyond yourself to make a difference in life. Seek to be consequential in whatever you do. - Author: Paula Broadwell
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#4. Good is something you do, not something you talk about. Some medals are pinned to your soul, not to your jacket. - Author: Gino Bartali
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#5. You know I am an actor, and I have medals for diction. - Author: Paul Robeson
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#6. It's incredible, they're [the medals] beautiful and as soon as they put them around your neck, it's pretty amazing. Shannon played outstandingly well. She was so calm, composed and she was just moving so well. - Author: Jennifer Botterill
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#7. I'm proud of my medals. I always was proud of them. - Author: John F. Kerry
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#8. The 2012 Olympics is going to cost £8 billion which is a lot of money. It'll probably bankrupt London. But you can't put a price on two bronze medals in cycling. - Author: Jimmy Carr
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#9. We're going through the Olympics. We're watching women working as teams. We're watching men working as teams. We're watching all working as teams. We're proud of men and women getting medals. That's how the Navy should be working. - Author: Patricia Schroeder
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#10. The only real distinction at this dangerous moment in human history and cosmic development has nothing to do with medals and ribbons. Not to fall asleep is distinguished. Everything else is mere popcorn. - Author: Saul Bellow
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#11. Gold medals are made out of your sweat, blood and tears, and effort in the gym every day, and sacrificing a lot. - Author: Gabby Douglas
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#12. I had four gold medals, but you can't eat four gold medals. - Author: Jesse Owens
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#13. My dad was in the Second World War with General Patton. He won medals for bravery, but he came home quite damaged, so he was a handful. He told us some terrible stories, and I guess you'd say he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. - Author: Jerry Hall
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#14. To Yossarian, the idea of pennants as prizes was absurd. No money went with them, no class privileges. Like Olympic medals and tennis trophies, all they signified was that the owner had done something of no benefit to anyone more capably than everyone else. - Author: Joseph Heller
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#15. My Sin City heroes are knights in dirty, blood-caked armor. They bring justice to a world that gives them no medals, no praise, no reward. That world, that city, often kills them for their brave service. - Author: Frank Miller
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#16. Over the years, I've made many sacrifices to win two Olympic gold medals and put together winning streaks that will never be broken. - Author: Misty May-Treanor
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#17. Many people talk about winning two straight gold medals, but I'm not focusing on defending the title. - Author: Kim Yuna
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#18. For my first pretty big international competition and the Olympics, I think I did pretty well. Medals aren't everything. It's all about you going out there and having a good time. I feel proud of myself. - Author: Kimmie Meissner
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#19. I was blessed with a long career where I won gold medals for myself and my country. Nothing stands out as a disappointment. - Author: Gail Devers
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#20. Tough guy, if brooding was a sport, you'd have gold medals with scowling faces lining the walls of your room. - Author: Julie Kagawa
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#21. The old guard in any society resents new methods, for old guards wear the decorations and medals won by waging battle in the accepted manner. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#22. I'm a crack shot and I've won medals for shooting. But I don't think I could shoot a person. - Author: Gene Vincent
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#23. Maybe he knew it and maybe he didn't, but for someone like me, words like that are worth all the medals in the world. - Author: R.J. Palacio
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#24. It's not fair, men get to go off and chase around the country and get medals for doing stupid things and women get to sit home and worry. - Author: Nancy E. Turner
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#25. Bowden Cable is the sort of honest and dependable operative that is the backbone of SpecOps. They never win commendations or medals
and the public has no knowledge of them at all. They are all worth ten of people like me. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#26. I knew that life isn't always just about the Olympic gold medals and the sponsors. - Author: Nastia Liukin
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#27. I do not care how brave a president is; I do not care how many medals he may wear. I do not care how well trained his guards may be. If he violates the will of the people, he shall be eliminated. - Author: Ferdinand Marcos
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#28. The lines on your face are your medals. You've earned them, so why shouldn't they be worn with honour? - Author: Cherie Lunghi
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#29. Running through my mind are thoughts of all the races I ran. On my chest are medals from the races I won. In my heart is gratitude to Gerard Hartmann for helping make my dreams come true. I am very honoured to be a part of this wonderful book. - Author: Douglas Wakiihuri
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#30. She strutted into the room, armour-plated in white linen, belligerent as a battleship. The bib of her apron, starched rigid as a board, curved against a formidable bosom on which she wore her nursing badges like medals of war. - Author: P.D. James
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#31. I used to dream of medals and championships, but now I dream solely of a blue-eyed fighter who one day changed my life, when he put his lips on mine. . . - Author: Katy Evans
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#32. In the old days, the general's ribbons / & medals rainbowed across his chest, / & if he were interrogating himself, / by now, blood would be on the walls. - Author: Yusef Komunyakaa
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#33. I don't know where my medals are. - Author: Eric Cantona
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#34. I follow the teachings of Major General Smedley Darlington Butler, United States Marine Corps. He won two Congressional Medals of Honor, and he wrote the highly controversial antiwar book 'War is a Racket.' - Author: Jesse Ventura
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#35. And I know what confidence medals can bring. - Author: Gary Neville
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#36. I love her attitude, but as much as I'd like to bring my medals to a speech or appearance, I never do. - Author: Mary Lou Retton
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#37. After I came home from the 1936 Olympics with my four medals, it became increasingly apparent that everyone was going to slap me on the back, want to shake my hand or have me up to their suite. But no one was going to offer me a job. - Author: Jesse Owens
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#38. The European countries are really hoping to do well in the Olympics. If they win gold medals, they can use them as cash. - Author: David Letterman
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#39. West Virginia is among the nation's leaders in military service, in killed in action, in medals for valor. - Author: Rick Bragg
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#40. Opting for gold shoes could have been considered downright cocky, but I was confident and never doubted my ability to deliver gold medals to match my shimmering footwear. - Author: Michael Johnson
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#41. In the military, they give medals for people who are willing to sacrifice themselves so that others may survive. In business, we give bonuses to people who sacrifice others. - Author: Simon Sinek
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#42. How do people do this? How do people work up the courage to be themselves even if it means facing rejection from people who love them? Why don't people get medals for this? - Author: Sara Farizan
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#43. I never got into MMA to be famous, I got into it to compete and pursue athletic aspirations. They were my pure intentions. I came from a true sport, an Olympic background, winning multiple national, international and Olympic medals. So I entered MMA as a sport. - Author: Matt Lindland
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#44. This is my last Commonwealth Games. Five CWG and nine medals, it is enough for me. - Author: Abhinav Bindra
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#45. In fact, his purity scared them off, and his honesty ignited irrational fear in an America where men were draped with medals for killing other men yet imprisoned for loving one another. - Author: Morrissey
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#46. The feeling of accomplishment welled up inside of me, three Olympic gold medals. I knew that was something nobody could ever take away from me, ever. - Author: Wilma Rudolph
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#47. We have to be able to grow up. Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be. - Author: Lauren Hutton
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#48. To win more medals at Beijing is just fantastic, and British cycling has come a huge way in the last few years. - Author: Bradley Wiggins
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#49. When you see athletes like me win gold medals, you only see the finished product, you dont see the real effort that the likes of Ron have put into making that product. Without the Ron Roddans of this world, you would have no sport. - Author: Linford Christie
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#50. When you do what I do, there are a lot of institutions that give you awards. I've gotten maybe 20 medals. They're glorious, and there's a spirit behind them. But sometimes they give you this dreadful modern glass thing. I wish everyone could afford a loving cup. - Author: Michael Graves
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#51. Try to get all your posthumous medals in advance. - Author: Gregory Benford
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#52. When I came back on the rink in 2012, I set a goal of wrapping up my career well rather than just winning medals. I'm not preparing for any special skills for Sochi because I don't feel like they are necessary. - Author: Kim Yuna
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#53. Naturally the U.S. trails in gold medals because every time we win one, we hand it over to the Chinese to pay off our debt. - Author: Stephen Colbert
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#54. If life is a battle, then my inner scars are medals for valor, for swiftness, for courage, for passion. Evil is the dark-haired brother of Good; they walk hand in hand - always. - Author: Storm Constantine
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#55. Along with all those books about Lincoln, Obama might read some biographies of Napoleon. The general who established the Legion d'Honneur understood that people fought as much for medals as for morals. - Author: Tina Brown
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#56. His [Gen. Douglas MacArthurs] twenty-two medals-thirteen of them for heroism-probably exceeded those of any other figure in American history. He seemed to seek death on battlefields. - Author: William Manchester
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#57. I've been lucky enough to travel the world and win awards and medals, but it was time to stop. - Author: Natalie Du Toit
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#58. It has been a wonderful experience to compete in the Olympic Games and to bring home a gold medal. But since I have been a young lad, I have had my eyes on a different prize. You see, each one of us is in a greater race than any I have run in Paris, and this race ends when God gives out the medals. - Author: Eric Liddell
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#59. I've been training super hard at the Lopez Taekwondo Academy in Houston, which belongs to my brother Jean. For me, I think confidence is the biggest thing; it's all mental. I train with the best of the best, including my brother Steven, a five-time world champion who won Olympic gold medals. - Author: Diana Lopez
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#60. They don't give you gold medals for beating somebody. They give you gold medals for beating everybody. - Author: Michael Johnson
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#61. Medals don't suit me. I'm not that kind of guy. - Author: Heinrich Boll
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#62. The Council of the Royal Society is a collection of men who elect each other to office and then dine together at the expense of this society to praise each other over wine and give each other medals. - Author: Charles Babbage
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#63. Oh, when shall Britain, conscious of her claim, Stand emulous of Greek and Roman fame? In living medals see her wars enroll'd, And vanquished realms supply recording gold? - Author: Alexander Pope
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#64. I never liked being called the 'most decorated' soldier. There were so many guys who should have gotten medals and never did
guys who were killed. - Author: Audie Murphy
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#65. More Medals of Honor were given for the indiscriminate slaughter of women and children than for any battle in World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq or Afghanistan. - Author: Aaron Huey
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#66. Medals hang from his neck in a glittering array, like jewelry, like starts that will now go out because their sun no longer burns. - Author: Lurlene McDaniel
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#67. Girls from my graduating class come into the store brandishing solitaire diamonds like Legion of Honor medals, as if they've accomplished something significant - which I guess they think they have, though all I can see is a future of washing some man's clothes stretching ahead of them. - Author: Christina Baker Kline
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#68. Jesus Christ," he muttered to the ceiling. "All those times I sat in the office and laughed my ass off at stories of Lee, Eddie, Hank and Vance. They should have fuckin' medals. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#69. The U.S. team has swept all the medals in the skeet shooting event. So despite our bad economy, it's nice to know our country has never been safer from an attack of skeets. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#70. It was never about winning medals or being famous. - Author: Nancy Kerrigan
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#71. It took me time to realize that the men who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon are just men, just like me. - Author: Dan O'Brien
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#72. Men tell stories. Women get on with it. For us it was a shadow war. There were no parades for us when it was over, no medals or mentions in history books. We did what we had to during the war, and when it was over, we picked up the pieces and started our lives over. - Author: Kristin Hannah
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#73. A conqueror's victories are his medals, and his enemies are his trophies. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#74. The same people who recognize I came out with no medals should recognize I could have won three. - Author: Bode Miller
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#75. It's not about speed and gold medals. It's about refusing to be stopped. - Author: Amby Burfoot
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#76. These aren't my scars, cuts, and bruises. These are my medals of honor. - Author: Bryan Stevenson
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#77. (American swimmer, 1972 Summer Olympics, on winning seven gold medals Inspirational)
I swam my brains out. - Author: Mark Spitz
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#78. You always dream of going to the Olympics and winning gold. I've learned over the years that there are lots of gold medals, but certain stories stick out and make a difference. - Author: Kerri Strug
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#79. I used to think I saw honour in battles and accomplishments and medals. But now I see those are the honours of men, which are as dust. The honour of the heart is another matter entirely. - Author: Marc Secchia
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#80. Tomboy. Alright, call me a tomboy. Tomboys get medals. Tomboys win championships. Tomboys can fly. Oh. And tomboys aren't boys. - Author: Julie Foudy
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#81. Winning is not about how many medals you get-it's about accomplishing goals and just being the best you can be! - Author: Michelle Kwan
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#82. I'm a wealthy man now. I've got a flat, a car, I have enough money to buy food. I skate to make the people happy. If somebody skates to earn money, I don't care. I skate for the people. Besides, it's pleasant to supply Russia with gold medals. - Author: Evgeni Plushenko
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#83. He couldn't understand how he was awarded medals and honors for clubbing and bayoneting people, and be called a barbarian for killing seals. - Author: Geoff Butler
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#84. Competition in its best form is a test of self. It has nothing to do with medals. The winner is the person who gets the most out of themselves. - Author: Al Oerter
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#85. Girls playing sports is not about winning gold medals. It's about self-esteem, learning to compete and learning how hard you have to work in order to achieve your goals. - Author: Jackie Joyner-Kersee
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#86. I'm not trying to get five medals. I'm not trying to be Michael Phelps. - Author: Lindsey Vonn
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#87. It was a great Olympics - Team USA finished the games with 17 more medals than China. China said it was tough to swallow - especially when they had to make all of our "We're #1" T-shirts. - Author: Jimmy Fallon
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#88. Soon after, Tom, all of twenty years old, became the only soldier in the Civil War to win two Medals of Honor. In - Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
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#89. I fire people that win gold medals, great champions, everything else, and, you know, it's not - it's not easy. People say oh well it comes easy for me, it doesn't. And it's never fun. It's all to easier though when I don't like somebody or when they're really, really bad then it becomes much easier. - Author: Donald Trump
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#90. But I'm after medals more than anything. Championships don't get taken away from you but records do, so I think I'd rather have medals at every championships rather than times. A world record would be a bonus, but I'm still only 25 in 17 days. - Author: Sally Pearson
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#91. There is the potential for dreams to come true, for records to be broken, and medals to be won, and at this time everyone believes that they individually have the potential to make their dream a reality. - Author: Elana Meyers
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#92. Success has a very narrow definition in professional athletics: medals and records, and pursuit of anything outside of that is looked down upon. - Author: Lauren Fleshman
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#93. Olympic medals are the one medal that I don't have; I've won just about every other competition that I've been at. - Author: Eric Shanteau
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#94. His scars and his tattoos were the medals of his lifetime. He was proud to wear them. - Author: Robert Harris
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#95. There'll be guys who were in wars hearing what we did and thinking, 'Whoa.' You and me, we can say, 'You got yourself some medals solider? Yeah, well, I lived through the FAYZ. - Author: Michael Grant
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#96. The Games have been decimated. If you take away the Eastern Bloc, you take away 50% of the medals - Author: Ron Pickering
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#97. My big objective this season is to win three gold medals at the Olympics, in the road race, the time trial and the points race. - Author: Marianne Vos
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#98. People say that it was degrading for an Olympic champion to run against a horse, but what was I supposed to do? I had four gold medals, but you can't eat four gold medals. There was no
television, no big advertising, no endorsements then. Not for a black man, anyway. - Author: Jesse Owens
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#99. It was plague. We've had the plague here.' You'd almost think they expected to be given medals for it. But what does that mean
'plague'? Just life, no more than that. - Author: Albert Camus
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#100. He wore his medals. He had a surprising number of them, the real kind, not the ones you got for turning up. Although turning up was no mean thing, some days. - Author: Nick Harkaway
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