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Top 100 Not Often Quotes

#1. Even the dumber parts of our government are not run by idiots. These are ordinary people like us, doing a job. By and large, they're trying to do it as well as they can. Or at least as often as people in the private sector try to do as well as they can. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#2. Of course she teased the girls, but it was not the same as having a grown man to work on - she had often felt like pinching Bob for being so stolid. July was no better - in fact, he and Bob were cut from the same mold, a strong but unimaginative mold. - Author: Larry McMurtry
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#3. It is not always the job of people shouting outside impressive buildings to solve problems. It is often the job of the people inside, who have paper, pens, desks, and an impressive view. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#4. One need not be a prophet to be aware of impending dangers. An accidental combination of experience and interest will often reveal events to one man under aspects which few yet see. - Author: Friedrich Hayek
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#5. The problem with falling in love is falling back out of it again, usually because you've fallen in love with a lie. That happens as often as not. - Author: Ellen Hopkins
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#6. She stays lost in the middle of her own world somewhere. We can't get in and she doesn't come out. Not often anyway, and certainly not for any length of time. But her mind takes her to somewhere kind, I think, to judge by the peaceful, serene look on her face most of the time. - Author: Malorie Blackman
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#7. It is often written that, during his presidency, the General was not a politician. Of course, he was a great politician in large part because he was not perceived as a politician. It - Author: John Ripin Miller
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#8. In life you must often choose between getting a job done or getting credit for it. In science, the most important thing is not the ideas you have but the decision which ones you choose to pursue. If you have an idea and are not doing anything with it, why spoil someone else's fun by publishing it? - Author: Leo Szilard
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#9. If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#10. I am not someone who's very good at looking after herself, and I am also not someone who goes on holiday very often. - Author: Jane Green
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#11. Countless communities have virtually outlawed unstructured outdoor nature play, often because of the threat of lawsuits, but also because of a growing obsession with order. Many parents now believe outdoor play is verboten even when it is not; perception is nine-tenths of the law. - Author: Richard Louv
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#12. She was too interested in getting married to waste her time on someone ineligible. Infatuation made for odd behavior, though. And love and marriage did not often coincide where wealth and power were. - Author: Anne Leonard
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#13. You have got a good side? I have. I just do not use it too often. My bad side is so much more fun. - Author: Faye Kellerman
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#14. People often speak of God being even-handed. God is not even-handed. God is biased, in favor of the weak, of the despised. - Author: Desmond Tutu
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#15. I like to dress up and look nice. I'm not quite at the stage yet financially to do that too often, but it's nice to push the boat out a little bit for award ceremonies and stuff. - Author: Simon Bird
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#16. A beautiful road does not create enough reason to make a journey on that road, because the road to Hell is often a beautiful road as well! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#17. This is why it is often called sovereign grace: it raises the dead. The dead do not raise themselves. God does by his grace. And it is this "glorious grace" that will be praised for all eternity. - Author: John Piper
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#18. I hate how when I have a bunch of events going on and I have to get my hair done so much, [then] I have to wash it more often. It's definitely better not to. - Author: L'Wren Scott
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#19. Too often today, we do not rely on faith so much as on our own ability to reason and solve problems. - Author: Joseph B. Wirthlin
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#20. Is self-interest a bad thing? We want our leaders to be pure and good, but at the same time we want them to be effective, and to be effective you often have to be ruthless and not bound by ideology or the same morals that we pretend to hold ourselves to. - Author: Beau Willimon
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#21. If I describe a person's physical appearance in my writing, which I often do, especially in fiction, I never say someone is "black" or "white." I may describe the color of their skin - black eyes, beige skin, blue eyes, dark skin, etc. But I'm not talking about race. - Author: Jamaica Kincaid
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#22. We too often let the material things serve as indicators that we're doing well, even though something inside us tells us that were not doing our best. That we are avoiding that which is hard, but also necessary. That we are shrinking from rather than rising to the challenges of the age. - Author: Barack Obama
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#23. One of the things that's fascinating about making movies is a movie when it's done and you start showing it to people, it reveals its impact, which is often times not what you thought. - Author: Peter Berg
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#24. Interestingly, people often boast that they are hard workers not understanding that hardworking means spending a lot of time and energy on work. - Author: Eraldo Banovac
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#25. I understood then why people were so often defeated by this world. Perhaps the web of support that they required just did not come into alignment when it had to. Or perhaps our culture lacked the channels by which to offer this support. - Author: Guy Mankowski
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#26. Often we can achieve an even better result when we stumble yet are willing to start over, when we don't give up after a mistake, when something doesn't come easily but we throw ourselves into trying, when we're not afraid to appear less than perfectly polished. - Author: Sharon Salzberg
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#27. 1 in 3 Native women will be raped in her lifetime (and that figure is certainly higher as Native women often do not report rape); 86 percent of rapes and sexual assaults upon Native women are perpetrated by non-Native men; few are prosecuted. - Author: Louise Erdrich
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#28. In Bengal it was so easy to know who was who; more often than not, just to hear someone's name would reveal their religion, their caste, their village. - Author: Amitav Ghosh
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#29. Whenever he was en route from one place to another, he was able to look at his life with a little more objectivity than usual. it was often on trpis that he thought most clearly, and made the decisions that he could not reach when he was stationary. - Author: Paul Bowles
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#30. I spent most of my career in business not saying the word 'woman.' Because if you say the word 'woman' in a business context, and often in a political context, the person on the other side of the table thinks you're about to sue them or ask for special treatment, right? - Author: Sheryl Sandberg
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#31. A trial is not a search for truth. It is a contest and, often, one that produces no winners. - Author: Andrew Vachss
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#32. I not only couldn't read but often couldn't hear or understand what was being said to me - by the time I'd processed the beginning of a sentence, the teacher was well on her way through a second or third. - Author: Philip Schultz
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#33. buying into The ONE Thing becomes difficult because we've unfortunately bought into too many others - and more often than not those "other things" muddle our thinking, misguide our actions, and sidetrack our success. - Author: Gary Keller
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#34. When people are not accepting toward themselves they
are often obsessed with acceptance by others. - Author: Nathaniel Branden
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#35. I was out of sorts. They are deep, my sorts, a deep ditch, and I am not often out of them. - Author: Samuel Beckett
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#36. A pure democracy is generally a very bad government, It is often the most tyrannical government on earth; for a multitude is often rash, and will not hear reason. - Author: Noah Webster
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#37. There's a big difference between trying to do something and actually doing it. We often say we're trying to do something-losing weight, getting more exercise, finding a job. But the truth is, we're either doing it or not doing it. - Author: Tina Seelig
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#38. Good character is more important than wealth, good looks, popularity and even education. These things do not guarantee happiness and often they become obstacles to developing good character. - Author: Michael Josephson
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#39. I often think we do not take this business of photography in a sufficiently serious spirit. Issuing a photograph is like marriage: you can only undo the mischief with infinite woe ... - Author: H.G.Wells
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#40. If you look at groups in the Palestine region, Hamas and the Palestine Islamic jihad, more often than not in their first operations they would accidentally blow themselves up on the way to the target or the bomb wouldn't go off. - Author: Michael Scheuer
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#41. It is not with a rush and a spring that we are to reach Christ's character, and attain to perfect saintship; but step by step, foot by foot, hand over hand, we are slowly and often painfully to mount the ladder that rests on earth, and rises to heaven. - Author: Thomas Guthrie
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#42. I reached out and touched his hands and they stilled at once. I had observed - although I did not often make use of the fact - that there were times when a touch could say things that words could not. - Author: Alan Bradley
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#43. Mr Zhu says what makes him a diaosi is that he is the son of factory workers. He is not fu er dai - second-generation rich - or guan er dai - the son of powerful government officials (it does not escape a diaosi's notice that those two categories often overlap). - Author: Anonymous
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#44. I not often like the begining of something it has it owns doubts, loses and failures. But the end is my favourite part, everyone loses something or somebody. - Author: Deyth Banger
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#45. China was not at all what I expected it to be. I had an image of China as a very quaint and mysterious and peaceful place. Well, it's quaint and mysterious in some respects, but not in the ways I had thought. The people are mysterious. They don't often tell you what they feel. - Author: Rosemary Mahoney
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#46. Girls are genius at getting through sexual abuse. Often the only way to get through is not to feel. And that is exactly what these fantasy worlds allow: They give girls a place to go so they don't have to be present in their violated bodies. Brilliant. - Author: Patti Feuereisen
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#47. My feelings are not often shared, not often understood - Marianne Dashwood - Author: Jane Austen
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#48. A central theme of all about love is that from childhood into adulthood we are often taught misguided and false assumptions about the nature of love. Perhaps the most common false assumption about love is that love means we will not be challenged or changed. - Author: Bell Hooks
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#49. What may appear as the truth to one person will often appear as untruth to another person. But that need not worry the seeker. Where there is honest effort, it will be realized that what appeared to be different truths are like the countless and apparently different leaves of the same tree. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#50. It might be useful to be able to predict war. But tension does not necessarily lead to war, but often to peace and to denouement. - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#51. The purpose of ass-kicking is not that your ass gets kicked at the right time or for the right reason," she often explained. "It's to keep your ass sensitive. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#52. Remember that common sense is not common practice, and that people who succeed are often those who do the little, everyday things that others won't. - Author: Todd Henry
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#53. Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act. - Author: Andre Malraux
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#54. Apart from The Holiday, I haven't really spent a huge amount of time in LA. Not that I avoid it, it's just that I don't often go there unless I'm doing press. The one thing I have discovered about LA with kids is that it's really great for children. They really like the sun and making sand castles. - Author: Kate Winslet
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#55. A brave action is often followed by grief. Do not let my resistance to grief stop the brave action. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#56. The absence of tumult, more than its presence, is an enemy of the soul. God meets you in your weakness, not in your strength. He comforts those who mourn, not those who live above desperation. He reveals Himself more often in darkness than in the happy moments of life. - Author: Dan B. Allender
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#57. You disapprove," she commented. "Because I'm a girl?" "No." The voice paused. "Females are often the best hunters. They must provide for the young and survive when the males are too busy posturing to do so. But this is not the way with humans." "Humans? - Author: Meagan Spooner
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#58. Spiritual maturity does not mean that we will never make wrong plans. In fact, spiritual maturity often means having the courage to admit we've made the wrong plans. - Author: Beth Moore
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#59. Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#60. It's a weird sound [ "Animals"] inspired by a hip hop drum loop. I listen to a lot of hip hop tracks and it's not used quite often in House currently. I chopped up the loop and edited it so you wouldn't recognize the original. - Author: Martin Garrix
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#61. why do I want to appear to be drinking more than I am?'

'Make it a habit. Men in their cups are fools, more often than not. And it can be wise to look the fool at times. - Author: Raymond E. Feist
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#62. Too often capitalism appears as a synonym for market exchange and not as a political economy that dictated who worked where, on what terms, and to whose benefit. - Author: Seth Rockman
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#63. The fox who end up living the life they expected are more often than not end up taking sleeping pills or taking the barrel of a gun and pulling the trigger. - Author: Stephen King
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#64. Women are often meeker in meetings and afraid to ask for raises and promotions. I've told countless female colleagues to stop apologizing when they ask for more. It's not personal, it's business. - Author: Katharine Weymouth
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#65. Magic is the craft of shaping, the craft of the wise, exhilarating, dangerous - the ultimate adventure. The power of magic should not be underestimated. It works, often in ways that are unexpected and difficult to control. - Author: Starhawk
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#66. The rich are not a contented tribe. The demands from others to share their wealth become so tiresome, so insistent, they often decide they must insulate themselves. Insulation eventually breeds a mild form of paranoia. - Author: Felix Dennis
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#67. Feminism, unlike almost every other social movement, is not a struggle against a distinct oppressor - it's not the ruling class or the occupiers or the colonizers - it's against a deeply held set of beliefs and assumptions that we women, far too often, hold ourselves. - Author: Kavita Ramdas
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#68. I even get tired performing standup, which is normally a low-impact exercise in futility but looks hard the way I do it. That's why I take a lot of breaks, often stopping in the middle of a joke to catch my breath, or blame the crowd for not laughing before the punchline. - Author: Andy Kindler
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#69. What I'm proposing, to myself and other people, is what I often call the tourist attitude - that you act as though you've never been there before. So that you're not supposed to know anything about it. If you really get down to brass tacks, we have never been anywhere before. - Author: John Cage
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#70. We often know information but not the epistemology of that information. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#71. Some roads we travel in life can feel like the ones that might break us, but that's why God surrounds us with people who will cheer us on and wipe our tears and listen as we pour out our hearts. Because often, it's not what you say but what you do that really matters. - Author: Melanie Shankle
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#72. We object not to the narration of the deeds of our unregenerate condition, but to the mode in which it is too often done. Let sin have its monument, but let it be a heap of stones cast by the hands of execration - not a mausoleum erected by the hands of affection. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#73. We each have a litany of holiday rituals and everyday habits that we hold on to, and we often greet radical innovation with the enthusiasm of a baby meeting a new sitter. We defend against it and - not always, but often enough - reject it. Slowly we adjust, but only if we have to. - Author: Ellen Goodman
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#74. Surrender is not giving up, far from it. Surrender takes an enormous amount of courage. Often we are only capable of doing so when the pain of trying to control the outcome becomes too much to bear. - Author: Bronnie Ware
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#75. I'm in a mainline church, I'm very aware, especially as I move through community churches and new-start churches that are making real efforts not to associate themselves with traditional denominations - very often they have no history. They have no institutional memory. - Author: Barbara Brown Taylor
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#76. I spend a lot of time talking about something I believe passionately, which is that life is what you choose to make it, for the most part, and more often than not all you need to do is seize it by the throat and demand more from it. - Author: Frank Turner
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#77. Lord Chesterfield advises his son "to speak often, but not to speak much at a time; so that if he does not please, he will not at least displease to any great extent."
Rousseau tells us, that, "persons who know little, talk a great deal, while those who know a great deal say very little. - Author: Arthur Martine
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#78. We might mean different things. How can you tell? Only by reading each of us carefully and seeing what each of us has to say - not by pretending that we are both saying the same thing. We're often saying very different things. - Author: Bart D. Ehrman
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#79. Poetry most often communicates emotions, not directly, but by creating imaginatively the grounds for those emotions. It therefore communicates something more than the emotion; only by means of that something more does it communicate the emotion at all. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#80. One often sees a call only in retrospect. This too is God's design. God often reinforces our faith after we trust him, not before. - Author: Ravi Zacharias
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#81. It's unfortunate that school is so often regarded as a one-size-fits-all kind of deal. And if it doesn't fit, you're treated as if there is something wrong with you; so it is you, not the system, which is failing. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#82. When you tell the children tales of the Baba Yaga on a cold winter's night, you might remember to mention that whether or not the witch is wicked often depends on who is telling the story. - Author: Deborah Blake
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#83. No ordinary work done by a man is either as hard or as responsible as the work of a woman who is bringing up a family of small children; for upon her time and strength demands are made not only every hour of the day but often every hour of the night. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#84. Understanding is often a prelude to forgiveness, but they are not the same, and we often forgive what we cannot understand (seeing nothing else to do) and understand what we cannot pardon. - Author: Mary McCarthy
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#85. The child is much more spiritually elevated than is usually supposed. He often suffers, not from too much work, but from work that is unworthy of him. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#86. I'm often asked if I regret not going to Hollywood. I'm glad I didn't go, because if I had I wouldn't have my extended family, which is the fabric of my life. Only recently have I realised how special and unusual it is. - Author: Francesca Annis
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#87. Dragons are a manifestation of things we fear. More often than not, those fears prove to be just as daunting and just as imaginary. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#88. Perhaps most important, judges will have goals. And because this is so, judges will often try to mold and steer the law in order to promote certain ethical values and achieve certain social ends. Such activity is not necessarily wrong or invalid. - Author: Elena Kagan
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#89. I do not tell you often enough, dear Mother, how very grateful I am that I am yours. It is a rare parent
who would offer a child such latitude and understanding. It is an even rarer one who calls a daughter
friend. I do love you, dear Mama. - Author: Julia Quinn
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#90. Today, far continents have become suburbs. Even the moon has somehow come closer. But for all that, the past has not lost its power, and if within a lifetime a man changes his skin an infinite number of times--almost as often as his suits--still he does not change his heart: he has but one. - Author: Ilya Ehrenburg
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#91. Television is obviously an enormous intruder. Quite often people say they have no time, but in fact they waste a lot of time on things that are not healthy. - Author: Henri Nouwen
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#92. It's often mistaken for good advice, but wisdom cannot be imparted to someone. Wisdom can only be earned; it's a by-product of experience, not necessarily knowledge, otherwise I would be stalking Oprah right now, begging for a transfusion. - Author: Renee Carlino
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#93. It is for ordinary minds, not for psychoanalysts, that our rules of evidence are framed. They have their source very often in considerations of administrative convenience, or practical expediency, and not in rules of logic. - Author: Benjamin Cardozo
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#94. A beggar's mistake harms no one but the beggar. A king's mistake, however, harms everyone but the king. Too often, the measure of power lies not in the number who obey your will, but in the number who suffer your stupidity. - Author: R. Scott Bakker
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#95. Protestants do not very often disagree with what Catholics believe, but they do very often disagree with what they think Catholics believe. - Author: Dwight Longenecker
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#96. Often something more simple would be better. Sometimes I put things together - a shirt, a sweater, a jacket - and it's too complicated. I would have worn only a v-neck sweater, it would have been better. It's not the clothes but it's how you wear them sometimes. - Author: Ines De La Fressange
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#97. It is a well-known fact that very often, putting the period of boyhood out of the argument, the older we grow the more cynical and hardened we become; indeed, many of us are only saved by timely death from moral petrification, if not from moral corruption. - Author: H. Rider Haggard
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#98. Much can often be learned by the repetition under different conditions, even if the desired result is not obtained. - Author: Archer John Porter Martin
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#99. I've always wanted not to give a fuck. While crying helplessly into my pillow for no good reason, I would often fantasize that maybe someday I could be one of those stoic badasses whose emotions are mostly comprised of rock music and not being afraid of things. - Author: Allie Brosh
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#100. Fantasy is often better than reality. It's much more inspiring not to go to places than to go. - Author: Karl Lagerfeld
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