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#1. You can be courageous in admitting your sin precisely because God is richly abundant in his mercy. He comes to you in mercy not because you are good but because you are a sinner, and he knows that because of this condition, you are unable to help yourself. - Author: Paul David Tripp
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#2. If you've led a rather bohemian and rackety life, as I have, it's precisely the cancer that you'd expect to get. That's a bit of a yawn. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#3. This fanaticism is what feeds terrorism. And this is precisely why Muslims must play an active role in opposing hate sermons and incitement to terrorism and extremism in their mosques. - Author: Otto Schily
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#4. This is the crisis! Difficulty getting credit, slow growth, high unemployment, low consumer confidence-these are challenges entrepreneurs can overcome with hard work, smart risk and tenacious teamwork. This is precisely what entrepreneurs do! - Author: Oliver DeMille
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#5. Comedy deflates the sense precisely so that the underlying lubricity and malice may bubble to the surface. - Author: Paul Goodman
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#6. The charm of the Platonic mode of thought ... consisted precisely in the resistance to the obvious evidence of the senses. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#7. Shall we go away whenever life looks like turning in the slightest uncanny, or not quite normal, or even rather painful and mortifying? No, surely not. Rather stay and look matters in the face, brave them out; perhaps precisely in so doing lies a lesson for us to learn. - Author: Thomas Mann
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#8. Precisely in proportion to our own intellectual weakness will be our credulity as to those mysterious powers assumed by others. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#9. If there ever was in the history of humanity an enemy who was truly universal, an enemy whose acts and moves trouble the entire world, threaten the entire world, attack the entire world in any way or another, that real and really universal enemy is precisely Yankee imperialism. - Author: Fidel Castro
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#10. Worshiping the Devil is no more insane than worshiping God ... It is precisely at the moment when positivism is at its high-water mark that mysticism stirs into life and the follies of occultism begin. - Author: Joris-Karl Huysmans
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#11. Art serves us best precisely at that point where it can shift our sense of what is possible, when we know more than we knew before, when we feel we have - by some manner of a leap - encountered the truth. That, by the logic of art, is always worth the pain. - Author: T. S. Eliot
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#12. I have always felt that the truth is prophetic, and that if you describe precisely what you see and give it life with your imagination, then what you write ought to have lasting value, no matter what the mood of your prose. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#13. The statistical probability that organic structures and the most precisely harmonized reactions that typify living organisms would be generated by accident, is zero. - Author: Ilya Prigogine
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#14. No matter how long you live, no matter how mature or philosophical you may grow to be, almost all sudden enlightenment will feel precisely this way, like a boot in the stomach, like acid on your tongue, and the sooner you accept this the better off you'll be. - Author: Ron Currie Jr.
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#15. It's precisely the sense that we're different that makes us so banal. - Author: Daniel Kehlmann
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#16. The net effect of Clarence Darrow's great speech yesterday seemed to be precisely the same as if he had bawled it up a rainspout in the interior of Afghanistan. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#17. It is curious that what these psychedelics do, on a scale of a community, is they release new ideas ... And that this is how culture moves forward. That culture is a phenomenon dependent on the generation of ideas, plans, notions, connections. So this is precisely what these compounds are doing. - Author: Terence McKenna
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#18. You've got nothing to lose. Many people don't allow themselves to love, precisely because of that, because there are a lot of things at risk, a lot of future and a lot of past. In your case, there is only the present. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#19. I'm too old to be farting around with stuff that isn't precisely what I want to do. - Author: Wes Borland
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#20. If a stock doesn't act right don't touch it; because, being unable to tell precisely what is wrong, you cannot tell which way it is going. No diagnosis, no prognosis. No prognosis, no profit. - Author: Edwin Lefevre
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#21. [She] knew that it was not precisely a body that one loved. One loved the man who shone out through the eyes and used its mouth to smile and speak. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#22. Only by discovering alchemy have I clearly understood that the Unconscious is a process and that ego's rapport with the Unconscious and its contents initiate an evolution, more precisely, a real metamorphosis of the psyche. - Author: Carl Jung
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#23. The visible universe was an illusion or, more precisely, a sophism. Mirrors and fatherhood are abominable because they multiply it and extend it. - Author: Jorge Luis Borges
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#24. The shape of evil is much more superficiality and blindness than the usual list of hot sins. God hides, and is found, precisely in the depths of everything. - Author: Richard Rohr
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#25. There is no intrinsic tendency in gene pools for particular genes to increase or decrease in frequency. But when there is a systematic increase or decrease in the frequency with which we see a particular gene in a gene pool, that is precisely and exactly what we mean by evolution. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#26. Turkey's solidarity with Hamas is not, of course, based on Arab nationalism, which as a non-Arab nation it does not support. It is instead based on a definition of the Mideast conflict as one between Jews and Muslims, precisely the position of Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda. - Author: Elliott Abrams
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#27. Optimization tells us precisely how to diversify the portfolio, whether I should have 12% in semiconductors or 4% in biotech, etc., and it literally tells me how to diversify not only the industry groups but the stocks. - Author: Louis Navellier
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#28. Very good. But your most insidious chronic problem is in the area of . . . how shall I put this precisely . . . subordination. You argue too much." "No, I don't," Miles began indignantly, then shut his mouth. - Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
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#29. Listen, ah don't wanna speak ill of the dead but have ah told you that mah mother was a great whopping whale of a cunt? Well she was precisely that - a great whopping whale of a hog's cunt with a dirty maggot for a brain. - Author: Nick Cave
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#30. Her feelings of fear and helplessness had reached such a pitch that they were suddenly transformed into their opposites. Having overcome them, she felt corageous and self-confident enough to tackle any power on earth; more precisely, she had ceased to worry about herself. - Author: Michael Ende
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#31. If the laws of physics are not strictly causal the most that can be said is that the behaviour of the conscious brain is one of the possible behaviours of a mechanical brain. Precisely so; and the decision between the possible behaviours is what we call volition. - Author: Arthur Stanley Eddington
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#32. Faith is an evil precisely because it requires no justification and brooks no argument. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#33. Worship is the proper response of all moral, sentient beings to God, ascribing all honor and worth to their Creator-God precisely because he is worthy, delightfully so. - Author: D. A. Carson
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#34. Mexico has perhaps, in some ways, a good practice, in which it has officials devoted precisely to hold those children, to retain those children that are crossing through our territory, who are coming from Central America. - Author: Enrique Pena Nieto
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#35. The difference between a normal person and an insane one is precisely that the normal person has all the diseases of the mind, while the madman has only one! - Author: Robert Musil
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#36. But wisdom, in one sense, is the opposite of love. Love survives in is precisely because it isn't wise. - Author: Gregory David Roberts
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#37. Berdyaev remarks that "no one ever proposes evil ends: evil is always disguised as good, and detracts from the good."[49] Yet the resort to violence is precisely where evil seeps in. Besides, - Author: Alexandre Christoyannopoulos
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#38. Man is precisely what the Bible says he is. Human nature is behaving exactly as the Bible said it would. The course of human events is flowing just as Christ predicted. - Author: Billy Graham
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#39. Big-picture, hands-off leadership isn't likely to work in a change situation, because the hardest part of change - the paralyzing part - is precisely in the details. - Author: Chip Heath
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#40. Economics is a highly sophisticated field of thought that is superb at explaining to policymakers precisely why the choices they made in the past were wrong. About the future, not so much. - Author: Ben Bernanke
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#41. You're telling me that this teenage girl has not only escaped from your prison and evaded capture by your highly trained military, but has now invaded your palace and the private quarters of the emperor himself, kidnapped him, and again gotten away with it?'
'Precisely correct, Your Majesty. - Author: Marissa Meyer
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#42. After puberty the personality develops impetuously and all extraneous intervention becomes odious ... Now it so happens that parents feel the responsibility towards their children precisely during this second period, when it is too late. - Author: Antonio Gramsci
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#43. Oh but it is Mr Bernstein, it is the ultimate game. And, once you take this folder you will have precisely 14 days in which to decide whether or not you would like to play. - Author: Adrian Dawson
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#44. Well, none of us, as far as I can see, are doing what we intended to do right now, but I think we'll make out just the same. It's a poor person and a poor nation that sits down and cries because life isn't precisely what they expected it to be. - Author: Margaret Mitchell
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#45. Everything is worth precisely as much as a belch, the difference being that a belch is more satisfying. - Author: Ingmar Bergman
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#46. Most of us know that our heart is our center, not our head. But apologetics gets at the heart through the head. The head is important precisely because it is a gate to the heart. We can love only what we know. - Author: Peter Kreeft
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#47. The horror no less than the charm of real life consists precisely in the recurrent actualization of the inconceivable - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#48. One of the characteristics of kitsch is precisely the neutralization of 'extreme situations', particularly death, by turning them into some sentimental idyll. - Author: Saul Friedlander
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#49. It's easy to make women happier and busier. How? Buy her a talking mirror beside bitching it has to be programmed to say, "You are looking very beautiful and slimmer," at precisely every hour. - Author: Megha Khare
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#50. Why would a married couple that lives together every day need to date each other? It's precisely because they live and sleep together. - Author: William J Doherty
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#51. It especially annoys me when racists are accused of 'discrimination.' The ability to discriminate is a precious faculty; by judging all members on one 'race' to be the same, the racist precisely shows himself incapable of discrimination. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#52. I got this idea of doing a really serious big work-it would be precisely like a novel, with a single difference: Every word of it would be true from beginning to end. - Author: Truman Capote
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#53. A nation has honor precisely as it has fleas
on this or that body. The statesman who talks of honor
unless he means something else, quite different
is a rogue ... - Author: Storm Jameson
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#54. Properly understood, then, the scriptures counsel us to be virtuous not because romantic love is bad, but precisely because romantic love is so good. It is not only good; it is pure, precious, even sacred and holy. - Author: Bruce C. Hafen
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#55. It is precisely the purpose of the public opinion generated by the press to make the public incapable of judging, to insinuate into it the attitude of someone irresponsible, uninformed. - Author: Walter Benjamin
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#56. Did you know your hair is just precisely the same shade as a teak inlaid ceiling in a monastery I once stayed at - Author: Stephenie Meyer
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#57. We love to receive praise, but usually we're not certain what message, precisely, we should take from it. On the other hand, when someone points out our flaws, we realize immediately that something needs to change. - Author: Charles Duhigg
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#58. The central dynamism of Christianity, which rests precisely on a unity through variety. - Author: Judith Herrin
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#59. The problem of the hero is to pierce himself (and therewith his world) precisely through that point; to shatter and annihilate that key knot of his limited existence. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#60. It is precisely in times of spiritual dryness that we must hold on to our spiritual discipline so that we can grow into new intimacy with God. - Author: Henri Nouwen
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#61. We can't define anything precisely. If we attempt to, we get into the paralysis of thought that comes to philosophers ... one saying to the other: you don't know what you are talking about! The second one says: what do you mean by talking? What do you mean by you? What do you mean by know? - Author: Richard Feynman
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#62. It is precisely when you are loved a lot that you might realize a second loneliness which is not to be solved but lived. This second loneliness is an existential loneliness that belongs to the basis of our being. It's where we are unfulfilled because only God can fill us. - Author: Henri Nouwen
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#63. No day copies yesterday, no two nights will teach what bliss is in precisely the same way, with precisely the same kisses. - Author: Wislawa Szymborska
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#64. Don't know how many minutes I stood there. It was precisely the comfort she seemed to need this night. If only she had known to ask, or I to give, we could've done away with the blindfold ... Thank God for the blindfold. She - Author: Abraham Verghese
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#65. It is precisely the presence and help of Christ in times of suffering that makes it possible for us to stand up under pressure. - Author: R.C. Sproul
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#66. Art is as original and important as it is precisely because it does not start out with clear knowledge of what it means to say. - Author: John Gardner
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#67. I care about Roger Sterling, one of the most subtle and amazing characters in dramatic history [Mad men]. This guys who knows precisely who he is, yet leaves us time after time hoping desperately for him to finally grab control of his life and some responsibility for those around him. - Author: Chris Matthews
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#68. The missing crowds make you lonely. You begin to complain about all the people you could be meeting. But no one listens or sympathizes with you, because this is precisely what you chose when you were alive. - Author: David Eagleman
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#69. Woman, or more precisely put, perhaps, marriage, is the representative of life with which you are meant to come to terms. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#70. Special relativity declares a similar law for all motion: the combined speed of any object's motion through space and its motion through time is always precisely equal to the speed of light. - Author: Brian Greene
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#71. Humans have a knack for choosing precisely the things that are worst for them. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#72. The ability to get on the air, which was crucial to any reporter's career, grew precisely as the ability to analyze diminished. - Author: David Halberstam
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#73. I believe the defenders of intelligent design deserve our gratitude for challenging a scientific world view that owes some of the passion displayed by its adherents precisely to the fact that it is thought to liberate us from religion. That world view is ripe for displacement ... - Author: Thomas Nagel
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#74. Those that think my clothes are androgynous also still believe that women should look like Barbie dolls. That's precisely the problem, the deep-rooted assumptions about what is feminine. - Author: Ann Demeulemeester
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#75. Freedom, morality, and the human dignity of the individual consists precisely in this; that he does good not because he is forced to do so, but because he freely conceives it, wants it, and loves it. - Author: Mikhail Bakunin
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#76. I suspect political fiction is at its best precisely when it doesn't preach, but restricts itself to showing the reader a different way of life or thought, and merely makes it clear that this is an end-point or outcome for some kind of political creed. - Author: Charles Stross
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#77. She set her shoulders back, meeting his gaze with a challenge. "You call that a kiss?" One corner of his mouth quirks up. "We haven't the time for a proper one, pirate. Now tell me, where precisely are we? - Author: Alexandra Bracken
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#78. [T]o read was precisely to enter another world, which was not the reader's own, and come back refreshed, ready to bear with equanimity the injustices and frustrations of this one. Reading was balm, amusement
not incitement. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#79. Nietzsche's break with Schopenhauer rests on precisely this point; it is a matter of knowing whether the will is unitary or multiple. - Author: Gilles Deleuze
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#80. Precisely where I feel my poverty is where I discover God's blessing. - Author: Henri Nouwen
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#81. Thinking and spoken discourse are the same thing, except that what we call thinking is, precisely, the inward dialogue carried on by the mind with itself without spoken sound. - Author: Plato
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#82. A man cannot utter two or three sentences without disclosing to intelligent ears precisely where he stands in life and thought, whether in the kingdom of the senses and the understanding, or in that of ideas and imagination, or in the realm of intuitions and duty. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#83. They had much discussion upon the question whether marriage was a prejudice or a crime, and whether men were born equal or not, and precisely what individuality consists in. Things - Author: Ivan Turgenev
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#84. Suppose our failures occur, not in spite of what we are doing, but precisely because of it. - Author: Dallas Willard
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#85. Precisely this is godliness
that there are gods, but no God. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#86. According to Paul, contentment is precisely what you and I are to study (Philippians 4:11). "Learn to be content," he tells us, understanding that if we're not content where we are today, we'll not be content wherever we plan on going tomorrow. - Author: Jon Courson
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#87. Religion has endured since the dawn of human consciousness precisely because it encompasses so much of being human. No idea has endured so long, gathered up so many disparate needs and wants and feelings, and inspired so many different paths towards understanding it. - Author: Robert Winston
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#88. Complacency often afflicts precisely those who have been the most successful. - Author: Andrew S. Grove
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#89. From her dubious tone alone, I could see how Karin had no idea how terrifying words spoken quietly could be. How words chosen precisely to wreak maximum damage ticked like a bomb in your head, but exploded in your heart hours later, leaving you scarred and changed. - Author: Justina Chen
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#90. What? You're thinking for yourself? You're deciding on your own? You're applying your own yardsticks, your own judgments, your own values? Who do you think you are, anyway? And, indeed, that is precisely the question you are answering. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#91. he not honestly believed the contrary. And it is precisely on such a point that the judgment of an educated Chinaman will carry most weight. Other internal evidence is not far to seek. Thus in XIII. ss. 1, there is an unmistakable allusion to the ancient system - Author: Sun Tzu
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#92. Precisely because the resurrection has happened as an event within our own world, its implications and effects are to be felt within our own world, here and now. - Author: N. T. Wright
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#93. Instrumental music is nonverbal and thus radically ambiguous. It doesn't lend itself to what might be called content-oriented analysis, though plenty of intellectuals have tried to analyze it in precisely that way. - Author: Terry Teachout
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#94. There will come a point in everyone's life , however, where only intuition can make the leap ahead, without ever knowing precisely how. One can never know why but one must accept intuition as a fact. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#95. It was precisely because her songs were dragged up out of her soul that they were so powerful and passionate. The ones that went into "Back to Black" were about the deepest emotions. And she went through hell to make it. - Author: Mitch Winehouse
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#96. one cannot "predict future events exactly if one cannot even measure the present state of the universe precisely! - Author: Bill Bryson
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#97. Only if we manage to see the universe as a single entity, in which every part reflects the whole and whose great beauty lies precisely in its variety, will we be able to understand exactly who and where we are.
Letters agains the war: Letter from Orsigna, 2001. - Author: Tiziano Terzani
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#98. Nothing can happen, nothing can occur in your life which is not a precisely perfect opportunity for you to heal something, create something, or experience something that you wish to heal, create, or experience in order to be who you really are. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#99. Problems are rarely as bad as we think-or rather, they are precisely as bad as we think. - Author: Ryan Holiday
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#100. Our vanity is hardest to wound precisely when our pride has just been wounded. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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