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#1. She had turned her back upon them all and no awful fate had overtaken her; instead, she had taken a firm hold upon life and made of it a fine, even glittering, success; and this is a thing which is not easily forgiven. - Author: Louis Bromfield
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#2. Whoever regards human beings as a herd and flees them as swiftly as he can will no doubt be overtaken by them and impaled on theirhorns. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#3. The 1920s was a great time for reading altogether - very possibly the peak decade for reading in American life. Soon it would be overtaken by the passive distractions of radio, but for the moment reading remained most people's principal method for filling idle time. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#4. The Romanovs are overtaken by the Indian Maharajahs as American heiresses pick over the carcasses of fallen Empire. - Author: Suzy Menkes
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#5. Only the one who walks his own way can't be overtaken. - Author: Marlon Brando
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#6. Until House came along I don't think the English made very good dance records, you know, there were very few really good English Rap records, whereas once House came along all of a sudden we started and now I think we probably lead the world, and have overtaken America in dance music. - Author: Fatboy Slim
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#7. Do you know that disease and death must needs overtake us, no matter what we are doing? ... what do you wish to be doing when it overtakes you? ... If you have anything better to be doing when you are so overtaken, get to work on that. - Author: Epictetus
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#8. She once led this secret uprising to switch the voice boxes of Barbies and G.I. Joes. When they hit the shelves, G.I. Joe said, 'Let's go shopping!' and Barbie said, 'The enemy must be overtaken.'
I laugh. "No way."
"Yes way. Sex-role stereotyping in children's toys, all that. - Author: Deb Caletti
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#9. I started writing 'Brick Lane' when my children were two years and five months old. We were on holiday in the north of England when I was overtaken by a compulsion to start writing. - Author: Monica Ali
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#10. The stories about broadcast dying or it being overtaken by cable have stopped. Same goes for the stories about the Internet hurting our business. - Author: Leslie Moonves
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#11. Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity and afraid of being overtaken - Author: William Hazlitt
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#12. Pride has traditionally been regarded as the foremost of the Seven Deadly Sins, but it has rather obviously been overtaken by Greed. - Author: James Carlos Blake
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#13. In the midst of a thick forest, there was a castle that gave shelter to all travelers overtaken by night on their journey: lords and ladies, royalty and their retinue, humble wayfarers. - Author: Italo Calvino
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#14. studios down. (He also thought, frankly, that making us the stewards of both entities would guarantee that Pixar's traditions didn't get overtaken by those of the much larger corporation, the Walt Disney Company.) - Author: Ed Catmull
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#15. By the eighteenth century many were showing all the negative conservatism of a vested interest overtaken by events: dogged devotion to old techniques, suspicion of innovation, resentment of competition and xenophobia. - Author: Timothy C.W. Blanning
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#16. Most of my books are about contemporary subjects, and the world changes so fast that I'm lucky when events haven't overtaken the book I'm writing at the moment. - Author: Nelson DeMille
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#17. 13No temptation[27] has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted[28] beyond what you can bear. - Author: Anonymous
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#18. This will be triumph! This will be happiness! Yea, that very thing, happiness, which I have been pursuing all my life, and have never yet overtaken. - Author: Joanna Baillie
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#19. but I was afraid of spending the few pence I had, and was even more afraid of the vicious looks of the trampers I had met or overtaken. I sought no shelter, therefore, but the sky; and - Author: Charles Dickens
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#20. The thought that murders the wish that fathered it will be overtaken by the revenge of stupidity - Author: Theodor W. Adorno
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#21. like drops of poison so small someone didn't realize they'd ingested something dangerous until it had overtaken them. "Anyway, - Author: Kiera Cass
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#22. She is overtaken by a sensation of unbeing. There is no other word for it. - Author: Michael Cunningham
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#23. Such grave uncertainty, whenever the mind feels overtaken by itself; when it, the seeker, is also the obscure country where it must seek and where all its baggage will be nothing to it. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#24. Punishment has been slow in coming, but it has overtaken you at last. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#25. One may rationally stick to a degenerating research programme until it is overtaken by a rival and even after. What one must not do is to deny its poor public record ... It is perfectly rational to play a risky game: what is irrational is to deceive oneself about the risk. - Author: Imre Lakatos
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#26. It was bewildering, the way that reality could be overtaken, wrestled down, and murdered by the sheer weight of possibility. - Author: Jennifer DuBois
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#27. Envy is a sign that you are being overtaken - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#28. And now the state was about to bring the law back, proving conclusively that the danger for Tennesseans isn't so much that they may be descended from apes as overtaken by them. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#29. 13No temptationc has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be temptedd beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted,e he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it. Principle - Author: John Baker
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#30. When a woman embraces her inner witch, she finds new strength. She is overtaken by true serenity. She creates order where there was none before. Her eyes have now been opened. - Author: Dacha Avelin
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#31. If you do not chase success, you will be overtaken by failure. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#32. Academic disciplines are subject to being overtaken by attacks of "knowingness"- a state of mind and soul that prevents shudders of awe and makes one immune to enthusiasm. - Author: Richard Rorty
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#33. The GOP's thirst for confrontation and crisis is symptomatic of a destructive and nihilistic streak that has overtaken our political system. When one party repudiates the whole concept of compromise, it is inevitable that the government will lurch from one crisis to another. - Author: Mike Lofgren
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#34. technological singularity," the state at which computer intelligence will have overtaken our own. - Author: David Lagercrantz
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#35. Heinrich had a reputation locally for cunning, but Ankh-Morpork had overtaken cunning a thousand years ago, had sped past devious, had left artful far behind, and had now, by a roundabout route, arrived at straightforward. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#36. If our humanity - our soul as a society - is overtaken by the materiel and cosmetic, there will be no hope of peace. - Author: Robert Redford
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#37. When men have ridden the high horse, destruction has always overtaken them. Let - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#38. What is most difficult is when the large part of me that is a narcissist grows weary and is overtaken by the self-loathing part that always lurks in the shadows waiting for an opportunity to shine. - Author: Greg Fitzsimmons
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#39. I think of a plot, I think of an idea, and then I wonder, How can I get that onto the stage? ... Whatever devices you use should always be there to serve the theme. If the theme has been overtaken by the device, then something's wrong. - Author: Alan Ayckbourn
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#40. Google and others truncate headlines at 70 characters. On the Manti Teo story, Deadspin's scoop fell down the Google search results, overtaken by copycat stories with simpler headlines. Deadspin's headline was 118 characters. Vital information - 'hoax' - was one of the words that was cut off. - Author: Nick Denton
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#41. How do you function when your entire body has been overtaken by searing emotional pain? How do you function when a huge hole had been ripped in your life? How do you ever smile again, laugh again, feel joy again?
You just do it...Because you have no choice. - Author: Linda Howard
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#42. A woman is a vehicle of life. Life has overtaken her. Woman is what it is all about-the giving of birth and the giving of nourishment. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#43. At times I feel myself overtaken by an immense tenderness for these people around me who live in the same century. - Author: Albert Camus
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#44. No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it. (1 Corinthians 10:13 NIV) - Author: Jonathan McKee
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#45. My mother wrote lyrics and sang but was overtaken by life with four children and worked. - Author: Joy Harjo
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#46. Kay wasn't looking for true love. It was embarrassing to admit, but she wasn't completely over her divorce. She just wanted an opportunity to take her social skills out for a spin every now and then. She needed to be sure Kay The Person, hadn't been completely overtaken by Kay The Mom. - Author: Delora Dennis
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#47. His studies were pursued but never effectually overtaken. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#48. How may paintings have preserved the image of a divine beauty which in its natural manifestation has been rapidly overtaken by time or death. Thus, the work of the painter is nobler than that of nature, its mistress. - Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
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#49. Consider in what condition both in body and soul a man should be when he is overtaken by death; and consider the shortness of life, the boundless abyss of time past and future, the feebleness of all matter. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#50. One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when overtaken by temporary defeat. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#51. What man's life is not overtaken by one or more of those tornadoes that send us out of the course, and fling us on rocks to shelter as best we may? - Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
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#52. No longer are there immutable standards by which to judge ourselves. Image has overtaken reality. - Author: Barbara Goldsmith
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#53. Vero collapsed in a chair, overtaken with delicious giggles. The child had bought underwear to match a plastic frog. An act of perfect silliness. - Author: Debora Geary
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#54. With the abundance of toys available, a child's room (or the whole house) can be overtaken by Kid Stuff with just one Christmas or birthday and a small group of well-meaning relatives. - Author: Dana White
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#55. Our country has been overtaken by murderous thugs ... gangsters who lust after fortunes and power. - Author: Cindy Sheehan
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#56. I was overtaken by a dread of utter solitude in the great turning world. - Author: Peter Matthiessen
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#57. In this way Hassan lived the happiest of lives until he was overtaken by death, breaker of ties and destroyer of delights. - Author: Ted Chiang
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#58. A thing may be dreaded as long as it has not overtaken you. - Author: Chanakya
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#59. Talent grips us. We are overtaken by the beauty of Michelangelo's sculpture, riveted by Mariah Carey's angelic voice, doubled over in laughter by the comedy of Robin Williams, and captivated by the on screen performances of Denzel Washington. - Author: John C. Maxwell
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#60. Overnight, all comment boards became civil, all posters held accountable. The trolls, who had more or less overtaken the internet, were driven back into the darkness. - Author: Dave Eggers
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#61. Disrupting yourself is critical to avoiding stagnation, being overtaken by low-end entrants (i.e., younger, smarter, faster workers), and fast-tracking your personal and career growth. - Author: Whitney Johnson
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#62. My e-books sales have overtaken everything else, so I think all the marketing has become very much driven by the author now because of social media. - Author: Jane Green
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#63. Modern historians have suggested that in his last years he (Richard II) was overtaken by mental disease, but that is only a modern view of the malfunction common to 14th century rulers: inability to inhibit impulse. - Author: Barbara Tuchman
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#64. And all love that had overtaken her would have to be a memory, a truck on the interstate roaring up from the left, a thing she must let pass. - Author: Lorrie Moore
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#65. Orthodox churches, autocracy and national traditions are supposed to form a new national ideology in Russia. This would mean that Russia would be overtaken by its past, and our past would be our future. - Author: Vladimir Sorokin
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#66. Now, said I aloud, My dear Father's Words are come to pass: God's Justice has overtaken me, and I have none to help or hear me: I rejected the Voice of Providence. - Author: Daniel Defoe
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#67. who have overtaken city halls across the country's eastern half. Although the standoff in - Author: Anonymous
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#68. Chinese emissions are a problem not just for its own people but also for the world. It has now overtaken the U.S. as the biggest carbon emitter; most of the coal that is burned anywhere on Earth is burned in China. - Author: James Fallows
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#69. We have allowed our youths to buy into a culture (hip hop) that has been perverted, corrupted and overtaken by prison culture. The music, attitude and behavior expressed in this culture is anti-black, anti-education, demeaning, self-destructive, pro-drug dealing and violent. - Author: Jason Whitlock
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#70. I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us, we find consolation only in religion. - Author: Paul Cezanne
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#71. The Earth is an animal that shakes off its fleas when they dig too deep, bite too hard. It shifts and our cities fall; it sighs and the coasts are overtaken. - Author: Dave Eggers
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#72. I had come with such pain and labour to a place where emptiness had arrived before me. I was too late, something black and hollow had overtaken me and wriggled through the door. - Author: Denton Welch
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#73. The tennis world is constantly changing. What's true today may be wrong tomorrow. If you don't make progress, others will and you will be overtaken. - Author: Patrick Mouratoglou
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#74. One never hugs one's good luck so affectionately as when listening to the relation of some horrible misfortunes which has overtaken others. - Author: Alexander Smith
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#75. The aim of critique is not the ends of man or of reason but in the end the Overman, the overcome, overtaken man. The point of critique is not justification but a different way of feeling: another sensibility - Author: Gilles Deleuze
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#76. Concentration is inspiration. You must be completely overtaken by your work and your subject. Only then do all your influences and experience come up to the surface. - Author: Cesar Chavez
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