On Deck Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 On Deck Quotes

#1. I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend precious time and energy defending or explaining my past. We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future. - Author: Van Jones
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#2. I did not wish to take a cabin passage, but rather to go before the mast and on the deck of the world, for there I could best see the moonlight amid the mountains. I do not wish to go below now. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#3. When we reached the bus-stop we were a long way behind in the queue and when the bus came it took only half a dozen people. I noticed a group of priests looking down on us from the upper deck and I felt that somehow the Pope and his Dogmas had triumphed after all. - Author: Barbara Pym
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#4. Frank went out for baseball and while he wasn't very good, it wasn't a total loss. The coach used him as a pattern to drawn the on-deck circle. - Author: Pat Williams
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#5. Only on the third class tourist class passengers' deck was it a sultry overcast morning, but then if you do things on the cheap you must expect these things. - Author: Spike Milligan
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#6. And the feasts on the poop and the musicians. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#7. While Coach Hedge was having dinner on the foredeck, a wild pegasus appeared from nowhere,stampeded over the coach's enchiladas, and flew off again, leaving cheesy hoof prints all across the deck. "What was that for?" the coach demanded. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#8. That night, stargazing on the deck with Dad, eyes on the sky, he pointed out Orion, Betelgeuse. "It's an art to read the stars, baby."
I never wanted to leave his side-my sure song for so long. Now? His eyes are stone changed. Just looking at them hurts my heart. - Author: Norma Fox Mazer
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#9. We need to put your sister in a glass case like Snow White," Colonel Hamilton said, his arms crossed. He was monitoring the radio chatter from the deck of a gunboat. "With a sign on it that says 'Break in the event of a zombie apocalypse.' - Author: John Ringo
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#10. While his one live leg made lively echoes along the deck, every stroke of his dead limb sounded like a coffin-tap. On life and death this old man walked. - Author: Herman Melville
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#11. My Crown is in my heart, not on my head:
Not deck'd with Diamonds, and Indian stones:
Nor to be seen: my Crown is call'd Content,
A Crown it is, that seldom Kings enjoy. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#12. Lennon was not very fond of me. Lennon didn't like to be around somebody else who was likely to be the center of attention and didn't like being on deck with somebody who was intellectually as hot as he was. - Author: Peter Fonda
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#13. Hamish Alexander stood on Benjamin the Great's flag deck with his hands clasped behind him and tried very hard not to feel a sense of godlike power. - Author: David Weber
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#14. She is remarkably dry,' he said to Stephen who, preferring to die in the open, had crept up on deck, - Author: Patrick O'Brian
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#15. Aurora hail, and all the thousand dies,
Which deck thy progress through the vaulted skies:
The morn awakes, and wide extends her rays,
On ev'ry leaf the gentle zephyr plays;
Harmonious lays the feather'd race resume,
Dart the bright eye, and shake the painted plume. - Author: Phillis Wheatley
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#16. The day watch stayed on deck, running the rigging and undertaking the never-ending chores of ship life. A few favoured me with a customary glare or two, but none attempted to converse, a mercy for which I was grateful. - Author: Anthony Ryan
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#17. I have vertigo. Vertigo makes it feel like the floor is pitching up and down. Things seem to be spinning. It's like standing on the deck of a ship in really high seas. - Author: Laura Hillenbrand
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#18. And then-
The lights are on.My first reaction is the lack of one. I'm too stunned. One second later, though, I hit the deck, pulling at the blankets below me and shielding my eyes. - Author: Alecia Whitaker
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#19. Dios, she'd never come so hard in her life. How many people died this way? How would he ever explain to the ambulance crews that he'd chained his girlfriend out on the deck and killed her with too many orgasms? - Author: Cherise Sinclair
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#20. When we launched The Deck, I hoped other networks would take inspiration from it and figure out how to increase engagement while minimizing clutter. I even tried to sell my studio's media clients on the notion of fewer, better-priced, better-targeted ads. - Author: Jeffrey Zeldman
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#21. What if they're using videogames to train us to fight without us even knowing it? Like Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid, when he made Daniel-san paint his house, sand his deck, and wax all of his cars - he was training him and he didn't even realize it! Wax on, wax off - but on a global scale! - Author: Ernest Cline
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#22. But to fight something, you really have to try to understand its motivations - particularly when the something you're fighting holds most of the cards, the deck is stacked against you, and the whole gambling hall is on fire and filled with thugs. - Author: Greg Bear
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#23. I own more pairs of Calvin Klein underwear than I can count. At any given time, I probably have 50 to 60 pairs on deck. I travel with an entire suitcase of underwear and t-shirts, and they're all Calvin Klein. - Author: Trey Songz
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#24. I saw their mouths going up and down without a sound, as if they were sitting on the deck of a departing ship, stranding me in the middle of a huge silence. - Author: Sylvia Plath
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#25. At 2:00 sharp on the afternoon of his internment, with his body resting in a casket in the front room of his home, the pallbearers--all bridge players--stuck a deck of cards in Mr. Hampton's cold hands, shut the lid over his head, and played bridge. - Author: Brenda Sutton Rose
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#26. The once-great country into which I'd been born now resembled its former self in name only. It didn't matter who was in charge. Those people were rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic and everyone knew it. - Author: Ernest Cline
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#27. The perfect party for me is having six to 12 people for dinner Friday or Saturday - good, fun friends, a lot of artists. I have a beautiful deck that looks over the canyon and Los Angeles on one side, so it's very pretty at night. It's a great opportunity to catch up with friends. - Author: Sofia Milos
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#28. It's like the Negro in America seeing the white man win all the time.
He's a professional gambler; he has all the cards and the odds stacked on his side, and he has always dealt to our people from the bottom of the deck. - Author: Malcolm X
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#29. What I Cannot Say
only this
I was looking
for evidence of unconditional love,
but what I found was you.
standing on the ferry deck
your dark hair a fury in the wind
Are you lost to me? - Author: Elissa Janine Hoole
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#30. This is going to be a lot for the Congress to swallow, even on the deck of a sinking ship. - Author: Kenneth Eade
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#31. Holly, there's a raccoon on the back deck." "Really? What's it doing?" "Eating tika masala and naan. - Author: David Thorne
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#32. Best friends forever. They'd believed it would last, that vow, that someday they'd be old women, sitting in their rocking chairs on a creaking deck, talking about the times of their lives, and laughing ... - Author: Kristin Hannah
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#33. As i emerge on deck the ordered arrangement of the stars meets my eye, unclouded, infinitely wearisome. There they are: stars, sun, sea, light, darkness, space, great waters; the formidable Work of the Seven Days, into which mankind seems to have blundered unbidden. Or else decoyed. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#34. Paying attention is more important to reliability than moving slowly. Because he pays close attention, a Navy pilot can land a 40,000 lb. aircraft at 140 miles per hour on a pitching carrier deck, at night, more safely than the average teenager can cut a bagel. - Author: Paul Graham
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#35. Scotsmen are not the type to back down easily, even if an Amazonian bisexual is screaming for compliance and threatening death by green fire sword on their bridge deck.--Prizm - Author: A. Michael Schwarz
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#36. There is nothing like lying flat on your back on the deck, alone except for the helmsman aft at the wheel, silence except for the lapping of the sea against the side of the ship. At that time you can be equal to Ulysses and brother to him. - Author: Errol Flynn
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#37. I've been barefoot most of my life: either flip flops or barefoot on the pool deck. Although you'd think that would make me a good candidate for barefoot running, that doesn't work with me. - Author: Summer Sanders
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#38. Workable solutions for Earth are urgently needed. Saving seals and tigers, or fighting yet another oil pipeline through a wilderness area, while laudable, is merely shuffling the deck chairs on the Titanic. - Author: Lawrence Anthony
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#39. She was so thin I could probably deck her on the side of the head with a pack of Marlboro Lights and she'd hemmorrhage internally. - Author: Amanda Howells
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#40. Livie, I think you're completely fucked up.
Chunks of cheesecake fly out of my mouth and splatter against the deck's glass panel as I choke on my fork. My sister has a twisted sense of humor. - Author: K.A. Tucker
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#41. In her unworldly voice she thanked them for finally understanding her. She reminded me of a female pirate captain alone on the deck of her sinking ship. - Author: Raymond Radiguet
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#42. Well I'm a sire, I set the microphone on fire,
Rap styles vary, and carry like Mariah - Author: Inspectah Deck
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#43. Not crazy in a 'let's paint the kitchen bright red!' sort of way. But crazy in a 'gas oven, toothpaste sandwich, I am God' sort of way. Gone were the days when she would stand on the deck lighting lemon-scented candles without then having to eat the wax.p28 - Author: Augusten Burroughs
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#44. I smoke on the mic like Smokin' Joe Frazier,
The hell raiser, raisin' hell with the flavor. - Author: Inspectah Deck
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#45. In the time of battle the hammocs, together with their bedding, are all firmly corded, and fixed in the nettings on the quarter-deck, or whereever the men are too much exposed to the view or fire of the enemy. - Author: William Falconer
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#46. Once I leave I leave. I am not going to speak to the man on the bridge and I am not going to spit on the deck. - Author: Stanley Baldwin
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#47. They won't understand," Persephone said. She laid her deck of tarot cards on the table in front of him. "They didn't when I came back."
"Am I different?" he asked.
"You were different before," Persephone replied. "But now they won't be able to stop noticing. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#48. Good. She is planning lunch on the deck today, is on her way into town via her neighbor's house, where she has spent the last hour or so - Author: Jane Green
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#49. Except I was hoping someday to see you standing on a ship's deck in your shirtsleeves with a cutlass between your teeth."

"Maybe it can be arranged - Author: Melanie Dickerson
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#50. I don't feel any pressure when I'm up there at the plate. I feel it when I'm in the on-deck circle, but when I'm in the box, it's just me and the pitcher, and I get zoned in. - Author: Troy Glaus
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#51. - the rusalka was kneeling beside Plain Kate on the deck. She was made of fog and shadow until Kate caught her eye, and then, all at once, she became human. She was young, mischievously sad, a fox in a story. Kate fell in love with her. And then she was gone. - Author: Erin Bow
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#52. No!" I wrestled with the covers as tears fell unchecked down my cheeks. The night terror had seemed all too real. The stinging slap echoed on my skin and I pressed a palm to my tender face. annoyed at my weakness I bundled myself in blankets and padded barefoot to the deck. - Author: Freedom Matthews
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#53. Arin hadn't fallen asleep on the deck of his strangely still ship, yet, it felt as if he'd been dreaming. As if dreams and memories and lies were the same thing. - Author: Marie Rutkoski
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#54. The steamboat left the harbor and it was something in this world, the paddle thundering, the smokestack blowing, and people lined up on the top deck waving handkerchiefs. I watched it - Author: Sue Monk Kidd
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#55. I'm the lonely voyager standing on deck, and she's the sea. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#56. (Mavis led Lorelei over to a shaded spot on the deck where a large pile of shirts, pants, and socks waited. From where she stood, it was a daunting task.)
How long have you been working on that? Just since the dawn of time, or eternally? (Lorelei) - Author: Kinley MacGregor
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#57. Is he mad? Anyway there's something on his mind, as sure as there must be something on a deck when it cracks. - Author: Herman Melville
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#58. I make a point of seeing the sunset. Even if I am on duty, I go on deck to watch the sky darken into twilight. It helps me remember that this strange place is still the earth, and I am still on it. - Author: Ayana Mathis
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#59. Will it be here that we shall find a place which will not elude us, or which if it remains does not exert on us a culpable attraction? Or must we, leaning over the deck and watching the shores glide by, move forever onward? - Author: Andre Gide
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#60. There is no differentiation between all living things: trees, river, animals, and humans. We are all one interdependent organism, so our focus may seem broad but each element interacts with the other. We have so many phenomenal eyes, skills, and hands on deck. It's mind-blowingly exciting. - Author: Ian Somerhalder
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#61. On Saturday afternoons when all the things are done in the house and there's no real work to be done, I play Bach and Chopin and turn it up real loudly and get a good bottle of chardonnay and sit out on my deck and look out at the garden. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#62. The death penalty is a poor person's issue. Always remember that: after all the rhetoric that goes on in the legislative assemblies, in the end, when the deck is cast out, it is the poor who are selected to die in this country. - Author: Helen Prejean
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#63. Shallan, weren't you supposed to be reading?"
"I ... had trouble concentrating."
"So you came up on deck," Jasnah said, "to sketch pictures of young men working without their shirts on. You expected this to help your concentration? - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#64. On the 17th of May, the Delos put out to sea. I was immediately affected with sea-sickness, which, however, lasted but a short time. I remained on deck constantly, forcing myself to exercise. - Author: John James Audubon
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#65. That baby has got to learn things
including remaining erect & on deck & all,
her study of herself must include no wings.
She's sturdy, beautiful, & she will do, unless
the universal homage turns her head
as it might well do mine,
hypnotized by the Little Baby ... - Author: John Berryman
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#66. Little and then gone back. Miss Mavis hadn't turned up - and she didn't turn up. The stewardess began to look for her - she hadn't been seen on deck or in the saloon. Besides, she wasn't dressed - not to show herself; all her clothes were in her - Author: Henry James
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#67. The powerful wind swept his hair away from his face; he leaned his chest into the wind, as if he stood on the deck of a ship heading into the wind, slicing through the waves of an ocean he'd not yet seen. - Author: John Irving
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#68. I don't thrive on stress. I love lying on the deck on our houseboat reading a book. - Author: Bear Grylls
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#69. I am salivating.
There's a challenge in her eyes, making her the bravest girl I've ever met, because I will bloody well lay her down right here on Blake's deck and pick up where I left off in that hotel room. I will have that bikini off faster than she can gasp. - Author: Wendy Higgins
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#70. 20-some years ago, I'd have a big old radio with a tape deck, and I'd hit record and try to get something down on the tape, but nowadays, I can use my handy little smart-phone; I sing into the app for voice memo. - Author: Mary Chapin Carpenter
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#71. This is a mess. A mess! Shraplin, you're probably sober-esque. How many cards in a standard deck?"
"Sixty, boss."
"How many cards presently visible in our hands or on the table?"
"Seventy-eight."
"That's ridiculous," said Amarelle. "Who's not cheating? - Author: Scott Lynch
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#72. Could you really catch me? (Serenity)
Absolutely. Besides, Barney would have my head if I let you make a mess on the deck. (Morgan)
Oh, thanks. I'm glad chivalry is alive and well on the high seas. (Serenity) - Author: Kinley MacGregor
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#73. At night, she slipped into the shelter of the boy's arms as they stood together on deck, picking out constellations from the vast spill of stars: the Hunter, the Scholar, the Three Foolish Sons, the bright spokes of the Spinning Wheel, the Southern Palace with its six crooked spires. - Author: Leigh Bardugo
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#74. I sank onto the deck. My heart was pounding a million trillion times a minute. I never felt more alive. Anger, sadness, joy. He made me feel it all. No one else had that kind of effect on me. No one. - Author: Jenny Han
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#75. I'm sort of an old man, always tinkering in the backyard. Since I grew up playing outdoors, I still like to plant things, sit out on the deck, or go hiking. - Author: Josh Duhamel
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#76. Dee De front and center girl. All hands on deck. Defcon 5. Huston we have problem! HELP!!! - Author: Jessie Wolf
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#77. There's no place where one can breathe as freely as on the deck of a ship. - Author: Elsa Triolet
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#78. Efficient management without effective leadership is, as one individual phrased, it, "like straightening deck chairs on the Titanic". - Author: Stephen Covey
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#79. Betting on the success of innovative technologies in the marketplace can carry all the uncertainty and risk that betting on the next card in the deck does at a blackjack table in Las Vegas. There is a factor of randomness that must be factored in, but precisely how to do so is anyone's guess. - Author: Henry Petroski
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#80. I like the pleasant things most women enjoy, even if I do wear breeches and boots on an expedition, even sleep in them at times ... but I powder my nose before going on deck, no matter how rough the sea is. - Author: Louise Boyd
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#81. You have to be careful on the deck, because of the "hatches," which are holes placed around a sailboat at random to increase the insurance rates. - Author: Dave Barry
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#82. The image of Jupiter, with its ribbons of white cloud, its mottled bands of salmon pink, and the Great Red Spot staring out like a baleful eye, hung steady on the flight-deck projection screen. - Author: Arthur C. Clarke
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#83. We can talk about republican or democratic approaches to the economy, but until you fix the student loan bubble - and that's where the real bubble is - and the tuition bubble, we don't have a chance. All this other stuff is shuffling deck-chairs on the Titanic. - Author: Mark Cuban
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#84. I was standing on the deck of the USS Blue, a destroyer. We were all alone out there at this buoy, tied up. - Author: Barney Ross
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#85. I'm on a frosting sailboat, tossed around by blue-green waves, the deck shifting beneath my feet. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#86. I remember my mother had this deck of cards that her mother had given her and that she passed on to me. It was a gypsy tarot deck that I used to carry everywhere. - Author: David Blaine
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#87. I asked, looking at the jukebox, now totally out of place, like a British police call box on the deck of the Titanic. - Author: Kim Harrison
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#88. I remember dawn coming up over the Strait of Malacca; ragamuffin kids on the dock in Sumatra laughing as they pelted us with bananas; collecting dead flying fish off the deck and bringing them to our sweet, fat, toothless Danish cook to fry up for breakfast. - Author: Christopher Buckley
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#89. We need all hands on deck, and that means clearing hurdles for women and girls as they navigate careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. - Author: Michelle Obama
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#90. I don't think it's patriotic to put on a flight suit and prance around on the deck of an aircraft carrier looking for a photo op. We have a president of the United States who did not do his duty to take care of America. If you're patriotic, you do your duty. - Author: Wesley Clark
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#91. In other words, we want to believe that Mark Spitz was born to swim in a way that none of us were and that none of us could. We don't want to sit on the pool deck and watch him progress from amateur to expert. We prefer our excellence fully formed. We prefer mystery to mundanity. - Author: Angela Duckworth
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#92. Stephen came on deck reflecting with satisfaction upon his sloth, now a parlour-boarder with the Irish Franciscans at Rio, and a secret drinker of the altar-wine. - Author: Patrick O'Brian
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#93. I've got a PowerPoint deck that I use for internal presentations, and there's a slide on it that asks, 'What percentage of your game is combat versus exploration versus puzzle solving versus platforming,' and I refuse to answer that question. - Author: Warren Spector
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#94. My job during the EVAs, the spacewalks, is to act as the inside coordinator. I remain on the aft flight deck of the shuttle, and I act in a manner to help the gentlemen outside, my fellow crewmates, who are performing the EVA tasks. - Author: Alan G. Poindexter
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#95. Friendly fire was never friendly, and it was coming. Operation Stand-and-Watch was over. Did that mean Operation Bust-His-Balls was on deck? - Author: Cristin Harber
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#96. It is not when the cable lies coiled up on the deck that you know how strong or how weak it is; it is when it is put to the test. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#97. Well, I really don't like heights. I don't get on the top deck of a double-decker because that's a bit high for me. I always feel that I'm going to hurl myself off, so heights are a problem. - Author: Jenny Eclair
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#98. Sitting there on the deck during intermittent periods of dozing I thought that it's really hard on a soul to admit how much of life we have spent being full of shit. - Author: Jim Harrison
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#99. And I think that every American - this is an all-hands-on-deck moment for America. And I think it is good and important that every American is informed, understands the issues and whether I agree with them or not, comes into the public forum and we hear from them. - Author: Scott Rigell
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#100. Don't you think you're just rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic? - Author: William Vickrey
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