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#1. I think its important, particularly when you've got young children, to spend some time with them. - Author: George Osborne
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#2. Royalty is the gold filling in a mouthful of decay - Author: John Osborne
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#3. Censorship is the commonest social blasphemy because it is mostly concealed, built into us by indolence, self-interest and cowardice. - Author: John Osborne
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#4. When I was five, we moved to Virginia and lived inside an old fort that was surrounded by a moat. So when I heard stories of American history, I felt as if those dramas were taking place right in my own backyard. - Author: Mary Pope Osborne
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#5. I hold no candle for George Osborne whatsoever. He has no strategic skills, is a hopeless chancellor, has no idea how most people have to live and his policies are failing and hurting millions. - Author: Alastair Campbell
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#6. If they didn't have an Oscar for people to shoot for, all they'd do is be making 'Dumb And Dumber' again and again. - Author: Robert Osborne
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#7. When you look at the things people are really fed up with, like the collapse of the pension system, like the failure to get money to the frontline of the health service, Gordon Brown is more responsible for that than any other politician including Tony Blair - Author: George Osborne
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#8. You have to be willing to endure the discomfort, the doubts and unknowing, you somehow find the courage to walk through your doubts and the difficult times because you are living the life you are meant to live. - Author: Mary Pope Osborne
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#9. I'm not really good at retiring. I tried that one time and Nancy ran me out of the house. - Author: Tom Osborne
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#10. Autism is a very serious condition. - Author: George Osborne
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#11. There is no water and still less soap. We have no city, but lots of hope. - Author: Mary Pope Osborne
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#12. I want Britain to be a global financial centre but I want it to be properly regulated. - Author: George Osborne
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#13. The guy who knows about computers is the last person you want to have creating documentation for people who don't understand computers. - Author: Adam Osborne
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#14. Orlando ... So many courses & great deals, especially in the summer! - Author: Tom Osborne
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#15. As far as benefits to reading historical novels, there are several! For one thing, you learn about life in another era. Secondly, these novels help us to develop a deeper understanding of the legacy of women who came before us and the strides made by our ancestors. - Author: Mary Pope Osborne
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#16. Go to sleep now and rest. Our job is done. You kept your promise, and I kept mine ... - Author: Maggie Osborne
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#17. Let not the titles of consanguinity betray you into a prejudicial trust; no blood being apter to raise a fever, or cause a consumption sooner in your poor estate, than that which is nearest your own. - Author: Frances Osborne
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#18. I think you can look at the British economy with confidence. - Author: George Osborne
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#19. I liken myself to Henry Ford and the auto industry, I give you 90 percent of what most people need. - Author: Adam Osborne
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#20. More than husband and consort, Albert was everything to Victoria, and Osborne was unthinkable without him. - Author: Sarah Ferguson
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#21. Don't be afraid of being emotional. You won't die of it. - Author: John Osborne
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#22. There's no such thing as failure - just waiting for success. - Author: John Osborne
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#23. The band that changed my life was The Who. It's hard to pick just one album, but if I had to pick the one that really showed me how things could be done, it's 'The Who Sell Out.' They really went to town on that, doing something that no one had ever done before. - Author: Buzz Osborne
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#24. My father, an entrepreneur but hardly a technologist, was looking to buy a computer to 'automate' our family business. In 1981, he characteristically dove head first into computing and bought an Osborne I. - Author: Steven Sinofsky
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#25. When you coach as long as I did, you can't help but miss those Saturdays - dealing with the players, the game preparation, the challenges, the excitement. - Author: Tom Osborne
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#26. There will be a quick rash of hairy American filth, but it shouldn't threaten the existence of decent, serious British filth. - Author: John Osborne
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#27. It's always too late to change. - Author: Lawrence Osborne
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#28. To all companies large and small, I would say this: the British economy is fundamentally strong; we are highly competitive, and we are open for business. - Author: George Osborne
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#29. set sail on a voyage of your own titanic facts - Author: Mary Pope Osborne
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#30. I would be surprised if they gave Meryl Streep her third Oscar for a film as light as 'Julie and Julia,' although, of course, Katharine Hepburn's third Oscar came with a very light performance from her in 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.' - Author: Robert Osborne
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#31. Jimmy: You'll end up like one of those chocolate merengues my wife is so fond of [Alison starts banging jars] ... sweet and sticky on the outside, and sink your teeth in it [savouring every word]-inside, all white, messy and disgusting. [offering teapot sweetly to Helena] Milk? - Author: John Osborne
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#32. We are probably hitting more this week than we ever have, just to see, ... We have 40 kids out there, and it is pretty competitive. So we have some kids we can put in, but they are going to have a lack of experience. - Author: Tom Osborne
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#33. It's not enough to tackle just the symptoms of poverty. You have to tackle the causes of poverty. - Author: George Osborne
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#34. Go on - but don't think you can kill my confidence. I've had experts doing it for years. - Author: John Osborne
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#35. The evening uneven sea glimmered with slices of dairy moon, the surface waves a shifting brew of dark tea stirred by an atmospheric spoon. - Author: Neale Osborne
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#36. A man could shoot a squirrel out of a tree from a distance of sixty feet. But he couldn't vomit into a bucket or pee into a pot only two feet away. It was one of the great mysteries of life. - Author: Maggie Osborne
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#37. My age and my phone number are both unlisted. - Author: Robert Osborne
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#38. Her silver spoon was gone. She wasn't coming back. - Author: Maggie Osborne
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#39. For families flying out of the U.K. for a winter getaway, airports should be the ideal place to pick up a bargain. - Author: George Osborne
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#40. Nuclear power is cost-competitive with other low-carbon technology and is a crucial part of our energy mix, along with new sources of power such as shale gas. - Author: George Osborne
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#41. Our long-term economic plan is all about creating jobs and the economic security that comes with that. - Author: George Osborne
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#42. They, and they only, advantage themselves by travel, who, well fraught with the experience of what their own country affords, carry ever with them large and thriving talents. - Author: Frances Osborne
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#43. I serve at the discretion of the prime minister. - Author: George Osborne
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#44. The schoolteacher is certainly underpaid as a childminder, but ludicrously overpaid as an educator. - Author: John Osborne
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#45. I love to be able to meet people who are successful, and I love them not because they're successful, but usually people who are successful have qualities that make them interesting to be around. - Author: Robert Osborne
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#46. At the other end of the spectrum, George Gideon Oliver King Rameses Osborne, the fourteen-year-old novelty Chancellor and future baronet of Ballentaylor and Ballylemon - a man so posh he probably weeps champagne. - Author: Charlie Brooker
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#47. If you can read, you don't ever have to be lonely. - Author: Maggie Osborne
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#48. Then everything was still. Absolutely still. - Author: Mary Pope Osborne
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#49. What's important is that, come the general election, people think the right things of you. They think that you've got the right values and the right policies. And that you're the right kind of person to lead the country. - Author: George Osborne
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#50. The wish to pass something on to your children is about the most basic, human and natural aspiration there is. - Author: George Osborne
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#51. I try to use pain as fuel for my work. - Author: Joan Osborne
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#52. I used to write stories a lot because you had to fill your hours some other way than watching television. So my imagination was vivid, and I used to write a lot of stories. I wrote a novel, which I still have, which is so awful. - Author: Robert Osborne
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#53. It is widely held that too much wine will dull a man's desire. Indeed it will in a dull man. - Author: John Osborne
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#54. Heaven be thanked, we live in such an age when no man dies for love except upon the stage. - Author: John Osborne
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#55. If the E.U. allows itself to be priced out of the world economy, the next generation will not get jobs, living standards will decline, and the Union will lose the popular consent of the people of Europe. - Author: George Osborne
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#56. Most successful politicians don't let the job swamp their lives. - Author: George Osborne
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#57. I hope I did not offend Miss Nightingale by complaining about the rat," said the countess. "I like her very much. Miss Nightingale, I mean, not the rat. - Author: Mary Pope Osborne
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#58. Being an artist is not exactly the most universally respected, or secure thing to do with your life. It can be frightening and you can feel that you're taking a lot of risks just with your own life, and your family's security. But the rewards outweigh those things. - Author: Joan Osborne
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#59. We must bring unity of spirit and purpose and condemn hatred and division wherever we see it. - Author: George Osborne
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#60. Of all the public services, education is the one I'm most interested in. You get a more dynamic economy, you deal with most social problems, and it's morally right. - Author: George Osborne
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#61. Every day, I genuinely count my blessings. One of the greatest things in life is to do a job you really enjoy. - Author: George Osborne
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#62. I'm 77. The only reason I'm ever shy about it is that people tend to think of you in terms of what they think that age is. I certainly don't feel any different than I did when I was 35, and my energy seems to be more than it was then. - Author: Robert Osborne
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#63. The closest to Hepburn is Cate Blanchett. - Author: Robert Osborne
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#64. Oh heavens, how I long for a little ordinary human enthusiasm. Just enthusiasm - that's all. I want to hear a warm, thrilling voice cry out Hallelujah! Hallelujah! I'm alive! - Author: John Osborne
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#65. It seemed that a woman should remember the night a new life began inside her. Such a miracle should not be the result of routine or an ordinary coming together. Life should begin in a cataclysm of heat and fury bathed in the sweat of passion and urgency. - Author: Maggie Osborne
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#66. I was aggressively nonpolitical. I believed that people who make a fuss about politics do so because their heads are too empty to think about more important things. So I felt nothing but impatient contempt for Osborne's Jimmy Porter and the rest of the heroes of social protest. - Author: Colin Wilson
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#67. The Conservative party, the modern Conservative party, is on the side of people who want to work hard and get on. - Author: George Osborne
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#68. The caricature of what George Osborne is doing on the fiscal side is absurd. If you read some of the commentary, particularly from the left, you would think he was turning the clock back to the 1930s. - Author: Nick Clegg
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#69. The message I would say to China is, 'Carry on with the reform; carry on with the change you are making.' - Author: George Osborne
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#70. Politics as a parent is fairly demanding; if your parent is in politics, it's fairly demanding, so I make no excuses about taking two weeks off. - Author: George Osborne
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#71. Only the U.K. can trigger Article 50. And in my judgement, we should only do that when there is a clear view about what new arrangements we are seeking with our European neighbours. - Author: George Osborne
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#72. We all of us waited for him to die. The family sent him a check every month, and hoped he'd get on with it quietly, without too much vulgar fuss. - Author: John Osborne
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#73. Britain is an open and tolerant country, and I will fight with everything I have to keep it so. - Author: George Osborne
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#74. If two wrongs don't make a right, then what do three wrongs make? What about four? - Author: Buzz Osborne
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#75. I'd worked for, during one period, for a PR firm, and for a while Rock Hudson was a client of ours, so I knew him well, and I knew when he had AIDS, that he had AIDS, but I would not write about that. - Author: Robert Osborne
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#76. I think the British people have a strong sense of what is fair. - Author: George Osborne
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#77. The British people think that if someone is disabled, then they should get all the care and support that we can offer. - Author: George Osborne
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#78. Only the two of us together flying high upon the wings of love. - Author: Jeffrey Osborne
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#79. I believe we're entering a new era, where dynamic female leaders will have an opportunity to bring greater harmony and peace to the planet. - Author: Mary Pope Osborne
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#80. We are not quitters. Britain has always gone out there; we have probably been more influential than any other country in shaping our world and the way it has thought about itself, the way we interact as nations. - Author: George Osborne
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#81. The best-run churches and organizations are masters of the midcourse correction. They plan in pencil. - Author: Larry Osborne
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#82. Of course the Liberal Democrats are going to say things to try and get attention - but I don't think the country is paying much attention. - Author: George Osborne
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#83. No ifs, no buts - we will not share the pound if Scotland separates from the U.K. - Author: George Osborne
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#84. I would love to live in 'The Lord of the Rings.' J. R. R. Tolkien's world is so vivid and rich and sensual. I love the country setting and the routine of the hobbits. Of course, I would like to be a hobbit who goes on small adventures - not huge, horrifying ones like Frodo's quest. - Author: Mary Pope Osborne
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#85. the LP sleeve acquires the same scuffs, knocks and wrinkles as its purchaser. It engenders the same affection as the ageing groove. Reflective - Author: Richard Osborne
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#86. There was a real fear that a euro-zone bank might fail, that we'd have a sovereign debt problem in one of the larger European economies. That's dissipated, thanks largely to the action of the European Central Bank. - Author: George Osborne
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#87. I made such an idol of my beautiful Osborne, and now it turns out he has feet of clay. - Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
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#88. I never solicited a major label and I certainly wouldn't now. - Author: Buzz Osborne
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#89. I've liked country music for forever. And Buck Owens is just one of many country guitarists I like. I think Buck's Sixties records are really progressive. - Author: Buzz Osborne
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#90. In opposition, you move to the centre. In government, you move the centre. - Author: George Osborne
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#91. You know the illusion of the cheap money is over and now Britain has to go out there and graft and earn its way and create wealth and prosperity in a very competitive world. - Author: George Osborne
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#92. The whole point of a sacrifice is that you give up something you never really wanted in the first place. People are doing it around you all the time. They give up their careers, say - or their beliefs - or sex. - Author: John Osborne
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#93. Don't clap too hard - it's a very old building. - Author: John Osborne
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#94. Jimmy: I hope you won't make the mistake of thinking for one moment that I am a gentleman. - Author: John Osborne
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#95. I first started going to Chelsea games in the mid-Nineties when I lived off the North End Road, ten minutes' walk from Stamford Bridge. - Author: George Osborne
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#96. I want London to be the global sporting capital. - Author: George Osborne
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#97. If you want to change the way your banking system is regulated, if you want to learn the mistakes of what's gone wrong, then you have to change your government. - Author: George Osborne
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#98. Anyone who's never watched somebody die is suffering from a pretty bad case of virginity. For twelve months, I watched my father dying - when I was ten years old. - Author: John Osborne
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#99. If someone shows promise in a trade, why not give them practical business advice, teach them how to handle money, show them the ways they can start their own business, and help them to become fully trained? - Author: Erin Osborne
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#100. With me, it's so eclectic and all over the map that no one knows what to expect, ... It may not be a great career move, but all these things - singing with the Funk Brothers and the Dead, singing a Dolly Parton song - is great. I'm welcome to all these different worlds, and that's been wonderful. - Author: Joan Osborne
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