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Top 100 Occupying Quotes

#1. During World War II, Iceland was a poor country with a total population of about 120,000 people. In contrast, the occupying U.S. force consisted of roughly 40,000 men - which meant that U.S. soldiers outnumbered adult Icelandic men - at least during the height of the occupation. - Author: Gudjon Bergmann
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#2. For far too long economists have sought to define themselves in terms of their supposedly scientific methods. In fact, those methods rely on an immoderate use of mathematical models, which are frequently no more than an excuse for occupying the terrain and masking the vacuity of the content. - Author: Thomas Piketty
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#3. The secret was loyalty to the White House and to the Presidency, rather than to whoever happens to be occupying the office for four years, or eight. - Author: J.B. West
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#4. A man attains greatness by his merits, not simply by occupying an exalted seat. Can we call a crow an eagle (garuda) simply because he sits on the top of a tall building. - Author: Chanakya
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#5. The conditions which now exist in Germany make it impossible for industrial production to reach the levels which the occupying powers agreed were essential for a minimum German peacetime economy. - Author: James F. Byrnes
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#6. To make a claim of ownership implies a claim against others. That is, others must refrain from interfering with your use of that thing. As such the very act of the body occupying its standing room is to make a claim against others because only one body can occupy the space at a time. - Author: Daniel Alexander Brackins
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#7. I ask every man and woman occupying a place of responsibility whose duty it is to teach the gospel of Jesus Christ to live it and keep the commandments of God, so that their example will teach it. - Author: Heber J. Grant
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#8. There is nothing more abominable than being in a state of bodily exhaustion and mental irritation; I was too lethargic to get up and seek some means of occupying my mind, but I was too uneasy to fall asleep. - Author: Elizabeth Peters
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#9. Stop invading Muslims lands! How can you expect Muslims to love you when you are forcefully occupying their lands and murdering their people? - Author: George Galloway
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#10. I'm fascinated by how you'll change your position so many times over a lifetime, but really what you're doing is occupying a series of positions on a landscape. - Author: Dylan Moran
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#11. We've seen how militarized gear can sometimes give people a feeling like there's an occupying force as opposed to a force that's part of the community that's protecting them and serving them. - Author: Barack Obama
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#12. Everyone now agrees that a physics lacking all connection with mathematics ... would only be an historical amusement, fitter for entertaining the idle than for occupying the mind of a philosopher. - Author: Franz Karl Achard
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#13. I felt it in a way I hadn't in ages: the me inside of me, occupying my spot in the fathomless Milky Way. - Author: Cheryl Strayed
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#14. No one is talking about occupying Iraq for five to ten years. - Author: Richard Perle
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#15. We become anxious when we take a godlike stance, occupying ourselves with things too great for us. - Author: Paul E. Miller
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#16. As a writer, I can live somewhat independently, occupying nooks and crannies and finding meaning there. I can even live in my mind a good portion of most days. - Author: Bonnie Jo Campbell
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#17. All nations that throw their military weight around, occupying neighboring lands and treating the residents with callous and humiliating disregard, are already sliding towards the dark possibilities in human nature. - Author: Michael Leunig
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#18. The one infinite is perfect , in simplicity , of itself, absolutely, nor can aught be greater or better, This is the one Whole, God , universal Nature , occupying all space, of whom naught but infinity can give the perfect image or semblance. - Author: Giordano Bruno
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#19. Exalted by a sentiment of which she was proud, and that overcame all her arrogance, she was reluctant to let a moment of her life go by without occupying it with some remarkable deed. - Author: Stendhal
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#20. The really critical thing isn't who's sitting in he White House, but who is sitting in the streets, in the cafeterias, in the halls of government, in the factories. Who is protesting, who is occupying offices and demonstrating ? - those are the things that determine what happens ... - Author: Howard Zinn
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#21. PART TWO I IN October 1805 the Russian army was occupying the villages and towns of the Archduchy of Austria, and yet other regiments freshly arriving from Russia were settling near the fortress of Braunau and burdening the inhabitants on whom they were quartered. Braunau - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#22. They hate you not because of what you have done but because of who you are; you are different from who they are, and you are occupying the ground they want for themselves. - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#23. In man - in the history of mankind, this has happened many times, and occupation leaders cling on to the land that they're occupying. People fight to liberate their land. But in the end, the people's will is what achieves victory. - Author: Hassan Nasrallah
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#24. Mr Lysander Rief looks like someone who is far more at ease occupying the cold security of the dark; a man happier with the dubious comfort of the shadows. - Author: William Boyd
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#25. Jung was absolutely right about one thing. We are occupied by gods. The mistake is to identify with the god occupying you. - Author: Michael Ondaatje
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#26. We must not focus on occupying the spaces where power is exercised, but rather on starting long-run historical processes. We must initiate processes rather than occupy spaces. - Author: Pope Francis
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#27. The outcome of this culture of discrimination is that young people are routinely denied the roles in society they can, should, and need to be occupying. - Author: Adam Fletcher
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#28. Dumb hope is what it hurts most to write, occupying the foolish schemes we pursued for decades, the blind alleys, the cliffs we stepped off. - Author: Mary Karr
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#29. dignity" is a term for, as we would now put it, something's intrinsic value - the value that it has by occupying its appropriate place within God's creation, - Author: Michael Rosen
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#30. Writing is an act of empathy. You are occupying and understanding a point of view that might be alien to your own
and work is often the keyhole through which you peer. - Author: Benjamin Percy
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#31. Two people occupying the same air. Nothing else in common. Just oxygen. - Author: Dawn French
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#32. The cypresses are always occupying my thoughts. - Author: Vincent Van Gogh
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#33. Hate-on-the-highway is an institution occupying a high place in our modern civilization ... The godawful glares that drivers exchange as they pass each other, the mutual hatred between motorist and pedestrian, these manifestations seem to constitute the ultimate in righteous wrath. - Author: H. Allen Smith
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#34. The naked figures in the landscape have willingly undressed for my camera. They are either perfect beings heroically occupying their Edens, or else they are gardeners after the Fall, lost and exposed to both the elements and the lens. - Author: Justine Kurland
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#35. There must not be favoured treatment for those occupying a position of public responsibility. - Author: King Felipe VI
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#36. Even if I never get out of Clover, even if I never get into Northwestern or write for the New Yorker, even if these are just delusions occupying my time, thank God they are, because a life without meaning, without drive or focus, without dreams or goals, isn't life worth living. - Author: Chris Colfer
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#37. What is the death of a soldier even off duty of an occupying army walking in an occupied territory against the death of a little boy screaming in terror in his father's arms Where is the equivalence - Author: Linda Grant
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#38. Even by the twenty-second century, no way had yet been discovered of keeping elderly and conservative scientists from occupying crucial administrative positions. Indeed, it was doubted if the problem ever would be solved. - Author: Arthur C. Clarke
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#39. I don't think we would have had to be an occupying power if we had done the right thing in 1991. - Author: Jon Lee Anderson
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#40. Engage people with what they expect; it is what they are able to discern and confirms their projections. It settles them into predictable patterns of response, occupying their minds while you wait for the extraordinary moment - that which they cannot anticipate. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#41. Can't a rapper insist, like other artists, on a fictional reality, in which he is somehow still on the corner, despite occupying the penthouse suite? - Author: Zadie Smith
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#42. An occupying power has no right to make significant alterations in the character of the occupied society, to change the laws all around, without a strong security reason and so forth. - Author: Juan Cole
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#43. ... mischief, ... arises not from our living in the world, but from the world living in us; occupying our hearts, and monopolizing our affections. - Author: Karen Swallow Prior
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#44. It was all very well occupying the moral high ground on electoral reform, but what really mattered, she thought, was how you treated your mother. - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#45. Fights and quarrels don't come from lack of skill in conflict resolution. They don't come from people who are irritating. They come from desires that battle within. My desires are occupying the place of command and control inside my heart. Behavior Begins with the Heart - Author: Tedd Tripp
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#46. The leech is more developed than the flatworm, with one glial cell for every 30 neurons, and the glial cells occupying 51 percent of the nervous system space. - Author: Andrew Koob
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#47. Believe it or not, but from the moment you rescued me at the wedding I haven't thought of, looked at, or even dreamed about another woman. You're the only one occupying my entire universe. - Author: Milly Taiden
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#48. We will liberate our country from the occupying forces and put an end to relations between Russia and the Chechen State, no matter how difficult the task may be. - Author: Aslan Maskhadov
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#49. Acting without design, occupying oneself without making a business of it, finding the great in what is small and the many in the few, repaying injury with kindness, effecting difficult things while they are easy, and managing great things in their beginnings; this is the method of Tao. - Author: Laozi
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#50. One can forget the meaninglessness of his own existence by occupying himself with scientific experiments of dubious import. Countless scientists and scholars spend their lives in the search of truths that are irrelevant to them. - Author: John Silber
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#51. We show greatness, not by being at one extreme, but by touching both at once and occupying all the space in between. - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#52. Occupying the bottom end of the inequality ladder, and becoming a 'collateral victim' of a human action or a natural disaster, interact the way the opposite poles of magnets do: they tend to gravitate towards each other. - Author: Zygmunt Bauman
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#53. They walked arm in arm, occupying the whole width of the street and taking in every Musketeer they met, so that in the end it became a triumphal march. The heart of D'Artagnan swam in delirium; he marched between Athos and Porthos, pressing them tenderly. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#54. One of the teens I worked with told me about how she loves to take tests, because it is quiet and everyone is occupying their own space. - Author: Laurie A. Helgoe
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#55. We are accidental people occupying an accidental planet in an accidental universe. - Author: Rick Yancey
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#56. If I am just as stupid when I am twenty as I was when I was two, if I am just as stupid when I am a hundred as I was when I was fifty, then I am not doing my job. I am occupying space and time to no purpose, and I might just as well have been a lump of rock. - Author: Robert Silverberg
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#57. Occupying my mind with complex problems has been my best and most powerful and most reliable defense against my mental illness. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#58. Because of the increase in life longevity, America can now assume that at any given time three, and perhaps four, former presidents will still be alive, even when the current president is occupying the White House. - Author: Tony Campolo
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#59. Imagine waking from a twenty-five-year sleep, and the first faces you saw were Sil and Lord Weirdo. Aunty Terpy's sanity would run gibbering back to whatever cracked little corner of her skull it had been occupying all these years. - Author: Vic James
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#60. We consider these settlements to be contrary to the Geneva Convention, that occupied territory should not be changed by establishment of permanent settlements by the occupying power. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#61. I want to assure your excellency that I am occupying myself permanently and jointly with my team to achieve a solution as soon as possible to this crisis, the principal objective being the safeguarding of the health and life of those who are inside. - Author: Alberto Fujimori
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#62. I don't care about truth; I care about art and style and writing and occupying the wall. For me, my writing style is very linked to the fact that it is a work of art on the wall. I had to find a way to write in concise, effective phrases that people standing or walking into a room could read. - Author: Sophie Calle
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#63. Do I want to, can I face my own pain alone now? Shock keeps horror at bay. Hands off. Distanced by mist and pride and drink and friends and necessities like food, babies, fires ... So the pain sits still, crouching, heavy, occupying all my inside, always, all the time, whatever my outside does. - Author: Elizabeth Smart
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#64. As for antichrist occupying the papal chair, it is evident that a pope living contrary to Christ, like any other perverted person, is called, by common consent, antichrist. - Author: Jan Hus
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#65. The hardest part of gaining any new idea is sweeping out the false idea occupying that niche. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#66. Ocean, n. A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#67. Though not my field, I was familiar with the notion of alternative realities, but was not used to occupying the one I liked the best. - Author: David Nicholls
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#68. Nobody is rewarded for occupying a position, but for becoming effective in the position occupied. If you occupy a position, you must have the weight of influence in order to matter! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#69. And whatever troubled him and showed in his face might have been the same old trouble - the problem of occupying space in the world and having a name people could call you by, being somebody they thought they could know - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#70. Adoration is made out of a solitary soul occupying two bodies. - Author: Aristotle.
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#71. The sudden and abrupt deletion of all individuals occupying the lower bands of the Tone Scale from the social order would result in an almost instant rise in the cultural tone and would interrupt the dwindling spiral into which any society may have entered. - Author: L. Ron Hubbard
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#72. Israel has a people's army and a draft and therefore they should be considered legitimate targets. They are part of the occupying power, and Palestinians consider them targets for suicide bombers as well as other means. - Author: Mohamed Elmasry
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#73. I say to the Occupy protesters - you're occupying the wrong place, you're protesting the wrong thing. - Author: Sarah Palin
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#74. There's nothing fated in our stars. No meant-to-be in any of it. We are accidental people occupying an accidental planet in an accidental universe. And that's okay. These seven billion billion atoms are good with that. - Author: Rick Yancey
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#75. Those occupying leadership roles who completely lack integrity are what we call 'Blind shepherds'. They are not really 'bad' leaders, because they are not leaders at all: they are misleaders. - Author: John Adair
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#76. The excellence of water appears in its benefiting all things, and in its occupying, without striving (to the contrary), the low place which all men dislike. - Author: Lao-Tzu
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#77. The continuity between invading and occupying sovereign Indigenous nations in order to achieve continental control in North America and employing the same tactics overseas to achieve global control is key to understanding the future of the United States in the world. The - Author: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
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#78. As long as we're here, we are the occupying power. It's a very ugly word, but it's true. - Author: Paul Bremer
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#79. I used to think that distance makes the heart grow fonder, but I guess it's more so of a case-by-case thing when I look at it now. It especially doesn't help when most of the time, when forced to reckon with the realities of things, you have your illusions occupying you. - Author: Lauren Lola
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#80. It was interesting to see the change that came over Boris when he was speaking another language - a sort of livening, or alertness, a sense of a different and more efficient person occupying his body. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#81. There wasn't a question of what compromise there should be or what kind of peace process we should engage in. There was only one discussion: How do we remove the colonial power that is occupying our
country? - Author: Talal Abu-Ghazaleh
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#82. Your worst enemy is not the person in opposition to you. It is the person occupying the spot you would be fighting from and doing nothing. - Author: Heather Marsh
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#83. If everything when it occupies an equal space is at rest, and if that which is in locomotion is always occupying such a space at any moment, the flying arrow is therefore motionless. - Author: Aristotle.
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#84. occupying the office Hoover once - Author: Nancy Gibbs
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#85. We can't blame children for occupying themselves with Facebook rather than playing in the mud. Our society doesn't put a priority on connecting with nature. In fact, too often we tell them it's dirty and dangerous. - Author: David Suzuki
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#86. That is her secret. A poor and precious secret that not even the executioners, the decrees, the occupying authorities, the Depot, the barracks, the camps, History, time-everything that defiles and destroys you-have been able to take away from her. - Author: Patrick Modiano
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#87. He realized suddenly that it was one thing to see the past occupying the present, but the true test of prescience was to see the past in the future. Things persisted in not being what they seemed. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#88. We have sacrificed the old immaterial gods, and now we are occupying the temple of the Market-God. He organizes our economy, our politics, our habits, our lives, and even provides us with rates and credit cards and gives us the appearance of happiness. - Author: Jose Mujica
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#89. With regard to ground of this nature, be before the enemy in occupying the raised and sunny spots, and carefully guard your line of supplies. Then you will be able to fight with advantage. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#90. Much of living is an attempt to preserve oneself by annexing and occupying others. - Author: Janet Frame
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#91. I may not like everyone but love all. No one is worthy of occupying my heart. You scored a point, so what? Congratulations. You're forgiven! - Author: Assegid Habtewold
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#92. European Muslims need to feel ownership of security, rather than viewing the police as an occupying army. - Author: David Ignatius
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#93. In 1903, Sir James Power, Lord Mayor of Dublin, was surprised to note on a transatlantic trip that the typical Irish immigrant in America was now "not merely a hewer of wood and a drawer of water." In fact, he remarked that they are "found occupying...respectable positions in society. - Author: Rashers Tierney
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#94. My fellow players are sometimes occupying the spaces I want to play in. That forces me to adjust my runs, based on the position of my fellow players. Unfortunately, they're often playing in my zones. I think that's a shame - Author: Robin Van Persie
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#95. Merit is no qualification for freedom. [...] Freedom is enjoyed when you are so well armed, or so turbulent, or inhabit a country so thorny that the expense of your neighbour's occupying you is greater than the profit. - Author: Thomas Edward Lawrence
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#96. Oh, I wish I were a miser; being a miser must be so occupying. - Author: Gertrude Stein
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#97. I think I know now why we are occupying Iraq. In case we have to sell America and move to a smaller country. - Author: Bill Maher
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#98. Sarah often thought it funny how she would think of the characters as if they were real people who had really lived, occupying this very world with the same strength of mind and passion as their creator. - Author: Victoria Connelly
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#99. You don't defeat a terrorist network that operates in eighty countries by occupying Iraq. - Author: Barack Obama
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#100. I was writing and I have three kids. I was occupying my time with them but it was difficult. - Author: Alison Moyet
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