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Top 100 Over Act Quotes

#1. I'm an actor, not a writer. I'd be pretty annoyed if the writers tried to come in and hang over my shoulder telling me how to act, so I don't go in and tell them how to write. - Author: Shoshannah Stern
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#2. Your body can dictate your mind ... As I'm walking to the Octagon and I act with confidence, my body take over my mind, and I become confident for real. - Author: Georges St-Pierre
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#3. All you decent, well-meaning gentlemen, let me ask you, have you any idea what sort of place the world is becoming all around you? The days when you could act out of your noble instincts are over. Except of course, you here in Europe don't yet seem to know it. - Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
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#4. INTENTION, n. The mind's sense of the prevalence of one set of influences over another set; an effect whose cause is the imminence, immediate or remote, of the performance of an involuntary act. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#5. When I act, I act. When I sing, I sing. I don't put one over the other. Entertaining is what I do best. - Author: Irene Cara
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#6. It is the mystery of the creative act that something other than our conscious self takes over. - Author: Arthur Erickson
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#7. When it comes to love, your point of view, your imagination and your energy can carry you through anything. As you love, it will spill over to everyone and everything you encounter and beyond. There is no force imaginable that is more powerful than the act of love. - Author: Julieanne O'Connor
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#8. Patrick Rothfuss gives us a fabulous debut, standing firmly on the main stage of the fantasy genre and needing no warm-up act. Jordan and Goodkind must be looking nervously over their shoulders! - Author: Kevin J. Anderson
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#9. Newtonian physics is over. You don't act on the world to change the world. You realize the world is a projection of your inner self. If you change, the world changes. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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#10. If you want to develop courage, then simply act courageously when it's called for. If you do something over and over again, you develop a habit. Some people develop the habit of courage. Some people develop the habit of non-courage. - Author: Brian Tracy
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#11. Despite the efforts of some parents, children still tend to act out the traditional sex roles of our culture. The child's peer group may have more of an influence over this than the parents. - Author: Brian Sutton-Smith
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#12. We do long-form-style improv. Our focus was characters and telling a long arc story over about an hour and a half. It was closer to a one-act play than one-off sketches. - Author: Tatiana Maslany
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#13. The Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 would consolidate and eliminate dozens of ineffective or duplicative programs, enhance the role of job creators in workforce development decisions, and improve accountability over the use of taxpayer dollars. - Author: John Kline
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#14. My father had been disgusted and heartsick over the fact that I wanted to act. Thought it a silly profession closely allied to street-walking. - Author: Katharine Hepburn
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#15. There will always be people who have power over me, who can destroy my spirit and drain my soul. My best defense is to behave as if I have no soul, to act as if my spirit has already been crushed. Perhaps then, I will be left alone or ignored. - Author: John S. Hall
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#16. Instead of testing a new idea or tool, "paralysis by analysis" takes hold. We overanalyze new options, mull over all of the things we don't know, think about how students will react, and then we don't act! - Author: Matt Miller
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#17. When tragedy comes like this, at first it is complete. You do not need to think it over, or decide what it means. For it is far ahead of you, and the very act of acknowledging it means letting it go. But then it comes round again - and it goes through you and is worse than before. - Author: Benjamin Lytal
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#18. It would be peculiarly improper to omit in this first official act my fervent supplications to that Almighty Being Who rules over the universe, Who presides in the councils of nations, and Whose providential aids can supply every human defect ... - Author: George Washington
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#19. past. But women never know when the curtain has fallen. They always want a sixth act, and as soon as the interest of the play is entirely over, they propose to continue it. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#20. The first object of any act of learning, over and beyond the pleasure it may give, is that it should serve us in the future. Learning should not only take us somewhere; it should allow us later to go further more easily. - Author: Ted Sizer
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#21. It's like a crime is an act that when you've committed one the act is over and you haven't changed inside. But when you commit a sin it's like you create a condition that you have to live in. - Author: Russell Banks
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#22. I would far rather over-estimate the threat [imposed by the Patriot Act] and be proven wrong than to underestimate the threat and wake up one morning in a world where the 21st century's J Edgar Hoover has the power to blackmail anyone in America. - Author: Tim Lee
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#23. The act of writing should not be accompanied by the sense of an audience, someone peering over your shoulder, but in nonfiction I think it's almost imperative that you identify an audience so you can confirm or challenge or undermine whatever ideas or prejudices they might have about your subject. - Author: Pankaj Mishra
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#24. I don't think I'll ever act again. I have so many wonderful memories, but those days are over. - Author: Sean Connery
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#25. So you see [the act of teaching] teaches me also, and is as good as a general review of what I've learned, in a pleasanter way than going over it alone. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#26. I've observed over and over that people seem to get a much deeper sense of fulfillment out of something they've done as an act of service than out of the things they do for themselves. - Author: Edward Norton
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#27. It was never factually true that young people learn to read or do arithmetic primarily by being taught these things. These things are learned, but not really taught at all. Over-teaching interferes with learning, although the few who survive it may well come to imagine it was by an act of teaching. - Author: John Taylor Gatto
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#28. When the second act was over Countess Bezukhova rose, turned to the Rostovs' box - her whole bosom completely exposed - beckoned the old count with a gloved finger, and paying no attention to those who had entered her box, began talking to him with an amiable smile. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#29. We love to chew the cud of a foregone vision; to collect the scattered rays of a brighter phantasm, or act over again, with firmer nerves, the sadder nocturnal tragedies. - Author: Charles Lamb
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#30. We do not believe in the notion of God's chosen people. We laugh at this people's fancies and weep over its misdeeds. To act as God's chosen people is not only stupid and arrogant, but a crime against humanity. We call it racism. - Author: Jostein Gaarder
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#31. Six years, I didn't act. Then I wrote myself a role - I won prizes all over the world. - Author: Xavier Dolan
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#32. The most common human act that writing a novel resembles is lying. The working novelist lies daily, very complexly and at great length. If not for our excessive vanity and our over-active imaginations, novelists might be unusually difficult to deceive. - Author: William Gibson
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#33. It was never the act itself but our own understanding of it that defeated us, over and over again. - Author: Marisha Pessl
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#34. What the Idaho Health Freedom Act says is that the citizens of our state won't be subject to another federal mandate or turn over another part of their life to government control. - Author: Butch Otter
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#35. People get into debt head over heels because banks make it so easy to do so. Then the banks come along and act like these people who can't or won't pay their bills are the dregs of society. - Author: Jonathan Raymond
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#36. During 'Saturday Night Fever' at the end of the first act dance number I tried to perform a split-jump, only I can't do them so I ended up on my ass followed by the most unsightly backward roll out of it, followed by the cast falling over in laughter and a good portion of the audience too. - Author: Adam Garcia
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#37. The act, when vacuuming, of running over a string at least a dozen times, reaching over and picking it up, examining it, then putting it back down to give the vacuum one more chance. - Author: Rich Hall
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#38. The act of exercising at 6 A.M. really helped me. It made me not dread the workout part of my day all day long. Also, when I went to have a tiny cheat, I would really think back to how hard I worked and thought, 'It is not worth going to boot camp an extra week over one peanut butter cup.' - Author: Marissa Jaret Winokur
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#39. So every creative act strives to attain an absolute status; it longs to create a world of beauty to triumph over chaos and convert it to order. - Author: Rowan Williams
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#40. The act of voting by ordinary Iraqis in the face of extreme danger confirms President Bush's belief that people around the globe, when given a chance, will choose liberty and democracy over enslavement and tyranny. - Author: John Ensign
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#41. Europe must dissipate any doubts over the euro, affirm that the euro is an irreversible project and act in consequence. - Author: Mariano Rajoy
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#42. When you act on your priority, you'll automatically go out of balance, giving more time to one thing over another. - Author: Gary Keller
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#43. If your questioning whether something will work or not. Remember that life is an experiment. Don't over analyze just act with heart and passion and move forward in compassion. - Author: Matthew Donnelly
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#44. I think the climate is too important to say we are going to wait until all our economic woes are over before we act effectively. - Author: Malcolm Fraser
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#45. When you're in a competitive environment, always give out the impression that you don't care. It makes people want you more. If you act desperate, it's over. I think a passive attitude is helpful. It comes naturally because I'm lazy. - Author: Diablo Cody
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#46. We always knew that we didn't want to show Alan Turing in the act of suicide - it was our feeling that would tip over into melodrama too quickly and seem over-the-top. - Author: Graham Moore
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#47. Germany has a very able and productive workforce. It has high-quality products that are valued all over the world. It has every opportunity to be a productive, growing state. It just has to give its entrepreneurs a chance. It has to let them make money, hire and fire, and act like entrepreneurs. - Author: Milton Friedman
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#48. In England, and all over Europe, and all over the world, actors act until they die. They get old, really old, and they're still working. They just keep doing it. - Author: Christopher Walken
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#49. I know from my short time in the kingdom that all Saudis worry over Saudi opinion. All Saudis I have met act more relaxed around Westerners. - Author: Jean Sasson
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#50. These people are often authoritarian and rigid in their views, exerting power over others in an effort to keep others from having power over them. Persecutors may act grandiose and self-righteous to mask their own insecurity. - Author: David Emerald Womeldorff
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#51. For Aristotle, it's not enough simply to act in accordance with the reason once in a while. We must cultivate habits of virtue that develop into a firmly established moral character over a lifetime. - Author: John Mark Reynolds
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#52. I realize that the decision might be simple. It will require a great act of selflessness to choose Abnegation, or a great act of courage to choose Dauntless, and maybe just choosing one over the other will prove that I belong. - Author: Veronica Roth
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#53. The world is filled with fools like S'kot, and worse, with the fools who let them act as wardens over them. They deserve each other. I don't care what they think of me and neither should you. - Author: R. Lee Smith
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#54. This planet Earth, the act of putting a roof over our heads, our flesh and blood existence, it's all very temporary. - Author: Melissa Auf Der Maur
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#55. A serial killer's modus operandi could evolve over time, but rarely would he change his signature, an act that often had nothing to do with the way the victim actually died but had more to do with fulfilling some kind of need the killer had. - Author: Virna DePaul
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#56. But when I clicked over to my e-mail program, it was just another "great opportunity" spam, this time adding the words "don't delete!" to the subject line. With a sense of perverse satisfaction, I deleted it. It was probably the only act of rebellion I'd get away with all day. - Author: Shanna Swendson
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#57. I don't know, in view of the situation and the act going where it was going, I don't know, the rage did go all over the place. It went to everybody in the room. - Author: Michael Richards
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#58. I would also like to act, once in a while, but not get up every morning at 5:30 or six o'clock and pound into the studio and get home at 7:30 or eight o'clock at night, or act over and over and over every night on Broadway, either. - Author: Jackie Cooper
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#59. An act of renunciation is an act of union with God. The Divine Master looks lovingly upon a person who gains a victory over self. - Author: Madeleine Sophie Barat
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#60. I've had many idols growing up. The inclination for idol worship comes naturally to me. Or it did, anyway. I think I've gotten over it. It came as naturally to me as wanting to act. - Author: Kevin Corrigan
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#61. Oh these dumb dumb dumb Okies, they'll never change, how com-pletely and how unbelievably dumb, the moment it comes time to act, this paralysis, scared, hysterical, nothing frightens em more than what they WANT- it's MY FATHER MY FATER MY FATHER all over again! - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#62. Being good or being evil is not something that is inherent in our nature over which we have no control, rather we define ourselves by the choices we make, moment by moment, situation by situation. All it takes is an act of will to be the best that we can be. - Author: Laurence Overmire
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#63. The latin word responsibility reveals its true meaning: the capacity to respond, to act.
- Over-anxiety ultimately banishes every trace of joy from life. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#64. It is widely known that whenever Senator Johnson feels the urge to act the statesman at the cost of a little political capital," WFB wrote in June 1958, "he lies down until he gets over it. - Author: William F. Buckley Jr.
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#65. Sex is a sacred act which sadly, over the past few decades, has been demeaned and demoralized until it means almost nothing to most people. Veray few still appreciate the emotional and spiritual connection that can and should take place when two bodies and souls are joined together. - Author: Karen Amanda Hooper
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#66. I really enjoyed multicamera comedy. You film in front of a live audience, and it's kind of the best of both worlds. It's like doing a one-act play every week, but if you screw your lines up, you get to do it over. - Author: Alan Ruck
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#67. The truth is, what you do matters. What you do today matters. What you do every day matters. Successful people just do the things that seem to make no difference in the act of doing them and they do them over and over and over until the compound effect kicks in. - Author: Jeff Olson
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#68. My fellow Americans, people all over the world, we need to solve the climate crisis, it's not a political issue, it's a moral issue. We have everything we need to get started, with the possible exception of the will to act, that's a renewable resource, let's renew it. - Author: Al Gore
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#69. I started out dancing on a reality TV show, but always with the intention of making my way over to film. I transitioned into the film world by doing certain things that my fans had been used to seeing me do. My dancing and singing gave me the confidence to act. - Author: Julianne Hough
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#70. Every act of the man inscribes itself in the memories of his fellows, and in his own manners and face. The air is full of sounds;the sky, of tokens; the ground is all memoranda and signatures; and every object covered over with hints, which speak to the intelligent. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#71. There were many, many fine reasons not to go, but attempting to climb Everest is an intrinsically irrational act - a triumph of desire over sensibility. Any person who would seriously consider it is almost by definition beyond the sway of reasoned argument. - Author: Jon Krakauer
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#72. Death is never more than a breath away from the act of playing music. Each note on a guitar represents a small curve: birth, life, and death-and then you start over. - Author: Andy Summers
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#73. When it comes to acting, you really have to create movement which in some ways is dancing. And dancing, I feel is very important to act as well. I wouldn't put one over the other. - Author: Harry Shum Jr.
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#74. You choose how to feel and act every moment of every day. The moment you accept this responsibility completely, you gain total control over your life. - Author: Marshall Sylver
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#75. Carter is doing a high-wire act over a cesspool, preaching all the way. Sinclair Lewis, thou shouldst be living in this hour. We have a Warren Harding impersonating Elmer Gantry. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#76. 'Writing' always means 'not writing' to me because I will do anything to put it off. I think this is mainly because writing anything down and then handing it over to a third party - especially in comedy - is such an exposing act that you naturally want to delay the process. - Author: Catherine Tate
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#77. Choosing beauty over content (or choosing beauty as content) is always an act of sedition. If we accept the cant of official culture, we must believe that the beauty we steal from any man-made thing is stolen from its more virtuous and metaphysical backstory, wherein "real" beauty is said to reside. - Author: Dave Hickey
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#78. I know you're almost forty, look almost thirty, think you're just over twenty and act as though you're barely ten. - Author: Andrzej Sapkowski
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#79. Writing so that I can act became a way of having not more control over my future but not having to wait for permission. You can choose yourself. Hmm, who should play this part? I nominate me! - Author: Brit Marling
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#80. While the debate on the Patriot Act is far from over, it is important that all Americans continue in this dialogue and work together to ensure greater security for our nation. - Author: Jo Bonner
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#81. It was an act of devotion. A little like writing or loving someone - it doesn't always feel worthwhile, but not giving up somehow creates unexpected meaning over time. - Author: Miranda July
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#82. I think declaring a no fly zone over foreign soil is tantamount to an act of war. - Author: Mike Lee
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#83. Just because she was a woman, did she have to act coy and pretend to be flattered when a man tried to slobber all over her/ - Author: Nora Roberts
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#84. In its essence, a meal is a creative act that has its genesis in the mind of someone who cares enough to plan it, gather ingredients and labor over its creation. - Author: Andi Ashworth
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#85. He looked down at her and rolled his eyes then looked over and saw me approaching with the chain. "What happened to her?" I asked peeking around him. "I knocked her out. I got tired of listening to her whimpering. I mean if you're a cold blooded killer, act like it." He - Author: Yolanda Olson
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#86. To this day I over prepare. I draw storyboards for every scene - chicken scratches so crude that they amuse and horrify the crew. I send out shot lists, act out the scenes, and search for a theme that I can relate to. It's my favorite time of the process. - Author: Eric Stoltz
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#87. Over the years, I have perfected the art of dancing and photographing at the same time: it's a great double act. If you're dancing, you are joining in. If you stand there rigid, you are not in the flow of things. - Author: Martin Parr
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#88. Fret not over the irretrievable, but ever act as if thy life were just begun. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#89. Some foreign states will act against a dictatorship only to gain their own economic, political, or military control over the country. - Author: Gene Sharp
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#90. Martin Luther said, "You cannot keep birds from flying over your head but you can keep them from building a nest in your hair." You can't keep the Devil from suggesting thoughts, but you can choose not to dwell or act on them. - Author: Rick Warren
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#91. Is that the ultimate need? To secure some agent to act as a salve, a bandage, a cover-up, concealer over the black eye, as opposed to facing the issue head on. Nobody wants to address the fist. We'd all much rather take something for the pain and make it all go away. - Author: Katandra Jackson Nunnally
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#92. I think that it doesn't matter if I travel all over the place. I'll always be a normal teenager on the inside. It always depends on how you act yourself, not what happens to you. That's my view of it all. - Author: Jackie Evancho
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#93. With acting, there are a lot of subtleties and non-verbals involved. If someone is over there, getting eaten by a shark, there's a non-verbal way of how to act that. There's a certain nuance to acting that does not come intuitively to me. It's something I still have to learn. - Author: Mark McGrath
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#94. I'm slow to make a decision. I need to think things over for a long time, to weigh the pros and cons, to look at issues 10, 20, or 30 times. But when that's done, I'm quick to act. - Author: Martin Bouygues
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#95. Rolling Stones, Beatles, we gave them all the break they were looking for. All they needed was a good opening act, and we went out there and performed as well as we could ... over 15,000 kids chanting. - Author: Bobby Hatfield
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#96. Convince an enemy, convince him that he's wrong. To win a bloodless battle, the victory is long. A simple act of faith, reason over might. To blow up his children would only prove him right. - Author: Sting
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#97. Over the years, I managed to develop this comedy career, went from opening act to headliner at comedy clubs, to playing concert halls, and had an off-Broadway show with 'Sleepwalk With Me.' - Author: Mike Birbiglia
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#98. Protect your vision. Prevail over adversity. Persevere in the midst of turmoil. Passionately act upon your convictions. Purposely walk into the day. - Author: Mary Anne Radmacher
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#99. Henry James joyously engaged in the act of writing. A good day's writing gave him a sense of strength, of control over chaos, a victory of order and clarity over the confused battle of existence. - Author: Leon Edel
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#100. The Recovery Act is working, but it's going to continue to work. It's not over. A lot's going to happen this summer. And even after the summer, there's more to come with the act. - Author: Joe Biden
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