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#1. The recent death of Gene McCarthy reminded me of a lesson I spent a long, long time unlearning, so now I have to re-learn it. It's about political courage and heroes, and when a country is desperate for leadership. There are times when regular politics will not do, and this is one of those times. - Author: Molly Ivins
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#2. I came to see that what constitutes strength is not just a muscle or will. It can also include the most desperate vulnerability, the saddest heartache, the lightest, sweetest laughter. - Author: Brenda Shaughnessy
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#3. Thus evolved some members of the Core - not altruists, but desperate survivalists who realized that the only way ultimately to win their never-ending zero-sum game was to stop the game. And to stop the game they needed to evolve into a species capable of empathy. - Author: Dan Simmons
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#4. I learnt not to be desperate in bad times, and I am learning not to be bullish when times are good. - Author: John Elkann
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#5. I'm not the kind of person that would step on people just to get where I wanted to be, but I have crossed moral boundaries when I've either been afraid or desperate. - Author: Rene Russo
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#6. He tried everything from science to voodoo, everything buy prayer. That, at least, I could give him in abundance. I prayed ceaselessly for him, a desperate human prayer. Not for his life, no one could take that cup from him, but for the strength to endure the unendurable. - Author: Patti Smith
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#7. And his eyes frighten me, too. They're the eyes of an old man, an old man who's seen so much in life that he no longer cares to go on living. They're not even desperate ... just quiet and expectant, and very, very lonely, as if he were quite alone of his own free choice. - Author: Anne Holm
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#8. She shrieks above the din. If you wish a battle, I shall give it. I am the last of my kind. I shall not lie down without a fight. - Author: Libba Bray
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#9. If you live in the twentieth century you do not find it hard to see yourself in those, more desperate than yourself, who seek to shape it to their will. - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#10. I am not an expert at praying, as you know. But can you please help me? I am in desperate need of help. I don't know what to do. I need an answer. Please tell me what to do ... - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#11. The desperate need today is not for a greater number of intelligent people, or gifted people, but for deep people. - Author: Richard J. Foster
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#12. A desperate plea to the Trinity
is not something you can just
apologize for in the morning
-Drunk Dialing the Divine - Author: Amber Koneval
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#13. Cash, you can't have me, I'm not yours to have," she told him, her voice now sounding a wee bit desperate.
His mouth came back to hers and she felt that he was still smiling. "Oh yes, darling, you are," he said there and he kissed her. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#14. I hope this will help new moms not feel alone or desperate, and that there is no shame in their feelings. PPD is out of their control, but the treatment and healing process is not. - Author: Brooke Shields
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#15. Do you see what I mean now? We can be anything we want to each other. I'm not scared to admit who I'm interested in, or ashamed to have feelings for anyone, but I'm desperate to define them either. (Victor) - Author: Jay Bell
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#16. I'm not one of those people who are desperate to get married. - Author: Kelly Osbourne
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#17. It explains why people come home from work or school and immediately switch on the television. They are not interested in the program much of the time, they do not even know what is on. But they are desperate for the sound of another human voice in their lives - Author: Harold S. Kushner
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#18. in the end we're all still searching for a Kingdom that is not of this world, how we are so desperate to be known, to be called. - Author: Preston Yancey
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#19. In every one of these haunting and hungry poems, Howell draws a map for how to enter the heat and dew of the human being, naked and facing the natural world, desperate to feel. I did not realize while reading Render how deeply I was handing everything over. - Author: Nikky Finney
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#20. I don't see many artists who are not trying to bring their work to the public - -to the contrary I see artists nearly desperate to get attention for their art and, failing that, often for themselves. - Author: Sally Mann
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#21. I became very attentive to customers because I was desperate not to have people leave and never come back. - Author: Andrew Cherng
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#22. Go get your gun because God won't show.
He sent a poet instead.
The Don Quixote of the ICU. Quite impressive for a cripple. Munchhausen by proxy of a muse.
Tempt not a desperate man. This split lip is for you. I traded it for an outdated tooth. - Author: Keith Buckley
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#23. I'm not different for the sake of being different, only for the desperate sake of being myself. I can't join your gang: you'd think I was a phony and I'd know it. - Author: Vivian Stanshall
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#24. Sadism is not an infectious disease that strikes a person all of a sudden. It has a long prehistory in childhood and always originates in the desperate fantasies of a child who is searching for a way out of a hopeless situation. - Author: Alice Miller
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#25. This is the way the world really ends: not with whimper but a desperate chuckle. - Author: Martin Firrell
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#26. When fate wronged me, I had not the wisdom to remain cool: I turned desperate; then I degenerated. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#27. You go from these high hopes when you're writing to just a desperate want of not making a complete fool of yourself by the end of it. - Author: Rian Johnson
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#28. You mostly know that you want to be funny, know that you have the desire. It's not like people who grow up beautiful and can look in the mirror and be like, I'm beautiful! Funny is more of a journey. And a desperate attempt. - Author: Tina Fey
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#29. When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#30. The whole world is desperate to listen to you when you find your unique voice. Your uniqueness that attracts people, not your playing safe. - Author: Assegid Habtewold
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#31. The tragedy of today is that the situation is desperate but the saints are not. - Author: Vance Havner
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#32. Desperate is not a sexual preference. - Author: R. K. Milholland
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#33. It's still about the women. It's not called Desperate Plumber. People are more interested in cat fights. - Author: James Denton
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#34. I thought I had been a suffragist before I became a Poor Law Guardian, but now I began to think about the vote in women's hands not only as a right but as a desperate necessity. - Author: Emmeline Pankhurst
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#35. I don't want him to think I'm crazy, because I'm not. Desperate is what I am. Quietly desperate and insatiably curious. - Author: Alex Adams
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#36. I am not a desperate, unsteady child who throws his trust around. I am not damaged. - Author: Veronica Roth
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#37. He who knows how to wait for what he desires does not feel very desperate if he fails in obtaining it; and he, on the contrary, who is very impatient in procuring a certain thing, takes so much pains about it, that, even when he is successful, he does not think himself sufficiently rewarded. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#38. Most of the travel was purposeless, carried out in exactly the desperate spirit of fleeing from pursuers. It was romantic, in a certain sense. Especially if you're not the one doing it. - Author: Charles Frazier
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#39. Conservation is not a desperate, defensive effort. It is instead joyous and life-affirming. - from Zen Birding - Author: Susan Guyette And David White
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#40. Your system kills, too. You're not eliminated sacrifices [to gods], you're democratized them - everyone dies a little every day, and the poor and desperate are the worst injured.

We honored our sacrifices in the old days. You sneer at them. - Author: Max Gladstone
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#41. And so it was I entered the broken world
To trace the visionary company of love, its voice
An instant in the wind (I know not whither hurled)
But not for long to hold each desperate choice. - Author: Hart Crane
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#42. And now I understand that truth casts a spell of its own, one I'm not sure of how to hold on to, though I'm desperate to try. - Author: Libba Bray
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#43. One day I think it's the greatest idea ever that I'm working on. The next day I think it's the worst that I've ever worked on - and I swing between that a lot. Some days I'm very happy with what I'm doing, and the next day I am desperate - it's not working out! - Author: Eric Carle
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#44. When we recognize the rod of a father, should we not show ourselves docile children rather than rebelliously desperate men who have been hardened in their evil doings? - Author: John Calvin
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#45. I'm not desperate anymore or feeling weird about myself because I'm not working in this business. I'm older and wiser, and there's a lot more to life. - Author: Melanie Griffith
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#46. You think you can go into all those auditions not knowing who you are? The work came after I found my sense of self - when I wasn't so manic and desperate. - Author: Jenifer Lewis
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#47. I instinctively decided that I would prove that I wasn't different, that it should not be odd to hear me speaking English. From that day forward I lived with this double impulse:the urge to disappear and the desperate desire to be accepted - Author: Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
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#48. Persuasion is not about force; it's about showing a person a door, and making him or her desperate to open it. - Author: David Mitchell
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#49. I've been exactly that lonly. You're not connected to anything. Some nights it feels like you're dying by the hour. You're so desperate you can't even attract the kind of person you once swore you'd never settle for. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#50. I'm not sentimental
I'm as romantic as you are. The idea, you know,
is that the sentimental person thinks things will last
the romantic
person has a desperate confidence that they won't. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#51. Young people realize that something is amiss. There's a generation that fell in love with their phones, and it's very hard for them to see that there's a problem. But young people are desperate for the attention of their parents, who are really not paying attention to them. - Author: Judy Woodruff
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#52. I'm not yet desperate enough to do anything about the conditions that are making me desperate. - Author: Ashleigh Brilliant
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#53. Love is a chemical imbalance, too. That perilous highs and desperate lows and extravagant flurries of mood are not always symptoms of a broken mind, but signs of a beating heart. - Author: Terri Cheney
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#54. American mythology would have it that divorced or widowed women in their middle years were desperate to remarry. That had not been Polly's experience. Most had made lives they enjoyed and would only compromise for a very shiny white knight with a particularly breathtaking steed. - Author: Nevada Barr
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#55. I'm not desperate for a child, Ildiko. I'm desperate for my wife. That's it. No matter what you believe, you aren't lesser. Not to me. You are all. - Author: Grace Draven
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#56. Desperate, lonely, cut off from the human community which in many cases has ceased to exist, under the sentence of violent death, wracked by desires for intimacy they do not know how to fulfil, at the same time tormented by the presence of women, men turn to logic. - Author: Andrea Nye
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#57. We're not on a desperate mission to write chart compatible stuff. - Author: Stephen Malkmus
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#58. The fact that people in Hollywood are open to what I teach is not because they're more desperate than anyone else, but because they're more touched by it. That's not their weakness. It's their strength! - Author: Marianne Williamson
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#59. I have to say I am a 'Strictly' fan, which is why I am in it. I've always watched it for years. I am not an 'X Factor' fan, and I just think it is a different show. One is about learning something new and having a great time, and the other is rather desperate. - Author: Felicity Kendal
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#60. Justice is not cheap in this country, and people who insist on it are usually either desperate or possessed by some private determination bordering on monomania. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#61. It wasn't love, not quite, but it was almost there and it was desperate and I didn't know how to put it into words. It was the back and forth of him, the hot and cold, it made me crazy, made me feel crazy, and sanity never felt more pointless than when I was with him. - Author: Kristine Wyllys
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#62. and for the first time began to understand the desperate game that we play in life; and how a thing once done is not to be changed or remedied, by any penitence. But - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#63. You have not wasted your time; you have helped to save the world. We are not buffoons, but very desperate men at war with a vast conspiracy. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#64. We are meant to love. We are meant to lose. Love is our promise of a bittersweet end, and our desperate, hopeless struggle not to hurt anyone along the way. - Author: Courtney M. Privett
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#65. Legends were not only for the desperate. Legends were for the brave. (Soren) - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#66. Mr. Market does not always price stocks the way an appraiser or a private buyer would value a business. Instead, when stocks are going up, he happily pays more than their objective value; and, when they are going down, he is desperate to dump them for less than their true worth. - Author: Benjamin Graham
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#67. Desperate men are dangerous. And I do know that the United States is not ready to go to war against Japan. Our navy isn't ready and our air force isn't ready. - Author: Ken Follett
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#68. The better country club operated on the principle that Raleigh mattered, that its old families were fine ones, and that they needed a place where they could enjoy one another's company without being pawed at. Had we not found this laughable, our country club might have felt desperate. - Author: David Sedaris
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#69. I have a desire to create more film, more beauty, more art, more love, but I don't feel desperate. It's not about creating or building a career. - Author: Lisa Bonet
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#70. The Kingdom of Heaven is not for the well-meaning: it is for the desperate. - Author: James Denney
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#71. I am desperate to get him inside me, but he's slow now. "I might not be able to make many guarantees in this world, Rook," he says as his hand travels down and traces the crease between my legs. "But I will say with one hundred percent certainty that you will come tonight. - Author: J.A. Huss
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#72. It seems to me that Christians in the West are being coddled. We suffer little in the name of Christ. Therefore, we read the Bible not with a desperate hunger for evidences of God's triumph in pain, but with a view to improving our private pleasures. - Author: John Piper
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#73. So Satan, whom repulse upon repulse Met ever, and to shameful silence brought, Yet gives not o'er though desperate of success. - Author: John Milton
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#74. He gazed at Reef in almost unconcealed envy, failing completely to recognize the darker thing, the desire, the desperate need to create a radius of annihilation that, if it could not include the ones who deserved it, might as well include himself. Webb - Author: Thomas Pynchon
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#75. Often we are not aware of how close we are to that which we need but we think we do not have. In His grace, God has placed some hidden gold somewhere in all of us that meets our need at a desperate moment. - Author: Ravi Zacharias
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#76. Tempt not a desperate man - Author: William Shakespeare
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#77. Friendship and love don't come to those who are desperate for it,
it comes to those who respect themselves enough not to need it. - Author: Steven Aitchison
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#78. Maybe I'm wrong," Mom said. "Maybe the world really is coming to an end."
"Should I try Fox News?" I asked.
Mom shuddered. "We're not that desperate," she said. - Author: Susan Beth Pfeffer
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#79. Very methodical guy, Marlowe. Nothing must interfere with his coffee technique. Not even a gun in the hand of a desperate character. - Author: Raymond Chandler
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#80. Exactly. Since it is morally justifiable, I have only to consider the question of personal risk. Surely a gentleman should not lay much stress upon this, when a lady is in most desperate need of his help? - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#81. I'm not acting! shouted Cleo. She was in desperate need of more gloss. - Author: Lisi Harrison
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#82. I've created several musical trends, really. That's not because I'm so far out and fabulous. It's because most bands have no ideas of their own. They're so desperate they'll grab at any old straw. - Author: John Lydon
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#83. When posing for a photograph, spinsters should avoid looking desperate or deprived. A serene smile will show that your circumstances are by choice and not for lack of beauty or character. -Miss Gertrude Hasslebrink, 1878 - Author: Margaret Brownley
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#84. The saints differ from us in their exuberance, the excess of our human talents. Moderation is not their secret. It is in the wildness of their dreams, the desperate vitality of their ambitions, that they stand apart from ordinary people of good will. - Author: Phyllis McGinley
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#85. I had gotten to a place where I truly believed everything I was called: 'not sexy,' 'not funny,' 'too intense,' desperate.' All those labels they gave me, I took them because there wasn't a trace of my true self left. - Author: Naomi Watts
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#86. given this time is not good." 8 Hushai continued, "You know your father and his men. They are warriors and are desperate like a wild bear robbed of her cubs. Your father is an experienced soldier - Author: Anonymous
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#87. I don't need a trailer; I don't need to have the luxuries of what is Hollywood, which is why I'm probably not so desperate to get there. - Author: Vicky McClure
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#88. I am running after you, and life, in desperate pursuit. My dream is that someday you will both turn and let me catch you. That dream carries me through every night ... I have enclosed a hundred kisses in this letter. You must count them out carefully and not lose any. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#89. Paige had a sadness that was so desperate that it could not yet turn into anger. - Author: Gabby Bess
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#90. The vast majority of a significant portion of Americans of Hispanic descent will vote - happen to be working class people who are desperate to not only achieve the American dream but leave their kids better off than themselves. - Author: Marco Rubio
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#91. Superficiality," said Richard Foster, "is the curse of our age." The desperate need of the soul is not for intelligence, nor talent, nor yet excitement; just depth. - Author: John Ortberg
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#92. Economic justice is not just something blacks are crying out for; whites are desperate for it, too. But in the public imagination, the face of poverty is black. In all actuality, the face of poverty is white. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#93. I may not be desperate. But I'm close. - Author: Kristin Billerbeck
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#94. Those women with collagen lips just look like frogs - 'muffin mouths,' I call them. There's not a line on their brows, and all the emotion gone from their faces, like all those actresses in 'Desperate Housewives.' - Author: Barry Humphries
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#95. People hate it when they're tickled because laughter is not pleasant, if it goes on too long. I think it's a desperate sort of convulsion in desperate circumstances, which helps a little. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#96. We are reviled but we do not intend to speak evil in return. We are in desperate straits but do not despair. We are persecuted but not forsaken. It's easy to humiliate and crush people who are open, but when I am weak, then I am strong. - Author: Nadezhda Tolokonnikova
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#97. Perhaps you are experiencing 'hell on earth' right now, but you and I are not hopeless. We are not in a desperate state. You don't have to fear any future hell as well. Jesus has the keys already. He has the power over death and the grave. He is alive forevermore! Look to that. Rest on that always. - Author: Tim Liwanag
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#98. Nothing in our culture, not even home computers, is more overrated than the epidermal felicity of two featherless bipeds in desperate congress. - Author: Quentin Crisp
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#99. Investors are impatient and they are also desperate for the 'next big thing,' and they are not paying attention to the fact that the 'next big thing' can be an economic crisis that they have created by being very irresponsible with their power. - Author: Carmen Busquets
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#100. New problems: Mrs. Van Daan is desperate, talks about a bullet through her head, prison, hanging, and suicide. She's jealous that Peter confides in me and not her. - Author: Anne Frank
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