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#1. It's pretty easy in theatre. The comedy's either physical or verbal, and you're looking at the whole frame at once. But TV executives want close-ups. I keep telling them to look at Preston Sturges' movies. He'll do a whole scene without a cut in it, and it's a riot. - Author: Don Scardino
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#2. From beginning to end, our Christian lives - highs and lows, fasting and fornication - are a tapestry of grace.
Charis: God's Scandalous Grace for Us (p. 31). - Author: Preston Sprinkle
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#3. Grace is God's aggressive pursuit of, and stubborn delight in, freakishly foul people. - Author: Preston Sprinkle
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#4. Preston," Julian's hoarse voice said from under one of the pillows. "Please kill me," he requested miserably.
"I'm sorry, sir, but that will have to wait. You have a visitor, - Author: Abigail Roux
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#5. The gossamer web of life, spun on the loom of sunlight from the breath of an infant Earth, is nature's crowning achievement on this planet. - Author: Preston Cloud
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#6. The most extravagant sinners of Jesus's day receive His most compassionate welcome. Grace is a divine vulgarity that stands caution on its head. It refuses to play it safe and lay it up. Grace is recklessly generous, uncomfortably promiscuous. - Author: Preston Sprinkle
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#7. I do things by the book, even when the book is stupid. You know why? That's how we get the conviction. - Author: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
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#8. I know, for me, you know, my generation - I never would have known anything about Robert Preston's performance in 'The Music Man' if there hadn't been a film where he played the part. I just heard how great he was on Broadway way before my time. - Author: John Lloyd Young
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#9. I wish I could run into the world's arms. Linger within the spaces between nothing. I wish I could filter out of existence. To live quietly without dying. I wish I could be cherished by life itself. To speak and sing volumes without lying to myself. - Author: F.K. Preston
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#10. I have found that liars in the end communicate more truth than do truth tellers." "How's that?" "Because truth is the safest lie. - Author: Douglas Preston
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#11. Life's a circle. There are no lines we can cross. - Author: F.K. Preston
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#12. It's tough to follow Jesus while clutching on to our rights, our honor, our reputation. This kingdom stuff isn't for the fainthearted. - Author: Preston Sprinkle
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#13. Silence consumed my whole life; it suppressed things I could never express. My silence was responsible for my family's happiness. Silence was my prison. - Author: Natasha Preston
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#14. Cupid's arrow is straight and sharp, never misses its mark, but it leaves one hell of an exit wound. - Author: Dave Preston
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#15. It's not the people in your life that tell you what you want to hear, it's the people in your life that tell you the truth that count. - Author: Derek Preston
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#16. Alleviating poverty would be the Bank's overarching objective. - Author: Lewis Thompson Preston
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#17. I think that in order for anything to work on television, you have to have conflict. Nothing can be too happy or it's boring. People don't want to watch that - they want to watch things that are exciting and dangerous and sexy and have tension. - Author: Carrie Preston
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#18. The little Road says, Go; The little House says, Stay; And oh, it's bonny here at home, But I must go away. - Author: Josephine Preston Peabody
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#19. Chauncy made a huge effort to control himself. "I had lunch at Maisie's Diner."
"And?"
"And what? It was the most revolting lunch it has been my misfortune to consume."
"And after?"
"Diarrhea, of course. - Author: Douglas Preston
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#20. I've never been typed. John Wayne played 'that guy' all the time - mostly because that's all he could do. Gable played Gable parts, and Bob Taylor played Bob Taylor parts, whether he was in armor or a full-dress suit. I resisted that. - Author: Robert Preston
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#21. My religious training told me that in times of personal uncertainty one should seek God's direction through personal prayer and study of the Christian scriptures. - Author: Preston Manning
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#22. There may be a little bit of finger-pointing - there always is in a situation like this - but I think of Ebola as an act of nature. It's the biological equivalent of a tsunami, and yes, we are having trouble handling it. - Author: Richard Preston
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#23. because it's not enough to have a dream - you need financing. - Author: Douglas Preston
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#24. Much as I disliked the un-American idea of marrying a lady with a dowry, I must admit that little Mrs. Godfrey's little private income put everything in a faintly different light. - Author: Preston Sturges
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#25. Being large and muscular, you are not taken very seriously as an actor. When bigger roles come up and the actor needs to be muscular they tend to cast a regular sized actor and get him to hit the weight program as opposed to hiring an actor who's already muscular and developed in that area. - Author: James Preston Rogers
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#26. I grew up in Georgia, and I started acting in plays when I was like eight years old, and I always memorized everyone's parts, not just my own, and I always memorized everyone's blocking. Whenever anyone wasn't there, I would always jump in. I was very hands-on. - Author: Carrie Preston
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#27. Grace is a dangerous topic because the Bible is a dangerous book. It wrecks people, it offends people, and it's tough to read from the suburbs. - Author: Preston Sprinkle
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#28. We're creating these massive urban areas in the Third World. It's like you take the entire population of California and put it in one city. Then you remove basic sanitation and medical services, and you have a ticking biological time bomb. - Author: Richard Preston
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#29. I like being able to marry the actor and the technician inside of me. It's really fulfilling. It exercises all of my creative muscles. - Author: Carrie Preston
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#30. GERRY
I would step on your face!
HACKENSACKER
That's quite all right, I rather enjoyed it.
GERRY
Twice!
HACKENSACKER
You made quite an impression. - Author: Preston Sturges
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#31. But whenever the church fails to mediate God's counterintuitive delight in broken people, the pain of sin will only be magnified until it suffocates our souls. Good deeds and spiritual lingo can't heal a human heart suffocated by evil. Only grace can. Rich, embodied, earthy charis. - Author: Preston Sprinkle
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#32. There may be ten million different species on the earth, or a hundred million species. The forest canopy is the earth's secret ocean, and it is inhabited by many living things that don't have names, and are vanishing before they have even been seen by human eyes. - Author: Richard Preston
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#33. The world was not perfect. It was dark, evil, and full of monsters in human disguise. The world's a horrible place, and you were no safer surrounded by family than you were wandering the streets alone. - Author: Natasha Preston
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#34. When you're doing a play that's fully produced, you have the benefit of rehearsing for four or five weeks, so you really get to live in the skin of the character for much longer than when you first start doing a character on TV. - Author: Carrie Preston
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#35. In 'Remember the Night,' love reformed her and corrupted him, which gave us the finely balanced moral that one man's meat is another man's poison. - Author: Preston Sturges
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#36. Spaces again. I guess one citation wasn't enough." Pendergast pulled out the previous ticket. "You mean this?" "That's right." Pendergast neatly tore it in half and tucked the pieces back into his pocket. The chief frowned. - Author: Douglas Preston
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#37. Remember the referendum on the Charlottetown constitutional accord? The more Canada's political and business elites threatened Canadians that the country would disappear into a black hole if the accord weren't passed, the more Canadians opposed it. - Author: Preston Manning
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#38. What the experts are telling me is that there's very little chance that Ebola is going to mutate into something that could spread directly through the air. The real concern is not whether Ebola could go airborne, but whether it could spread faster. - Author: Richard Preston
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#39. No matter what Joe Hoffman and Wade Preston say, it's not gender that makes a family; it's love. You don't need a mother and a father; you don't necessarily even need two parents. You just need someone who's got your back. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#40. The K-T impact had no evident long-lasting effect on the redwoods. It's possible that, after the impact, the redwoods sprouted up from the remains of their root systems, rising up in fairy rings in a ruined world ... - Author: Richard Preston
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#41. I wish there were jokes in the cat world," Buddy sighed. "Want to try to one? Let's think of a prank we can pull on the boys. - Author: Gretchen Preston
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#42. Before we apply Joshua to our lives, we need to make sure which side of the Jordan we are living on. Militarism invites God's wrath. - Author: Preston Sprinkle
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#43. The Monster's crimes were so horrific that a mere man could not possibly have committed them. Satan, in the end, had to be invoked. - Author: Douglas Preston
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#44. I was dissatisfied with the status quo back in the 80's, particularly how the West was represented in federation. I wanted to try to change it. - Author: Preston Manning
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#45. I could have lied. I could have fought. But desperate times call for desperate measures, so I took a chance and called upon a Gallagher Girl's weapon of last resort. I flirted - Author: Ally Carter
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#46. The most visible form of Jesus's not-of-this-world kingdom is the radical, head-turning love of one's enemies, even (or especially) when we are suffering at their hands. Peter mentions this cruciform enemy-love no fewer than ten times in five chapters, making it the artery of the letter. - Author: Preston Sprinkle
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#47. That's what counted. It was more than a security system: it was a state of mind. Although Herkmoor had suffered many escape attempts, some extraordinarily clever, none had succeeded - and every guard at Herkmoor, every employee, was acutely aware of that fact - Author: Douglas Preston
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#48. Beside my obvious physical structure, I have been told on almost every set I've been on that I am a joy to have around. I grew up as a team player on team sports. Later as a doorman where you had to watch each other's back and trust the guy beside you. - Author: James Preston Rogers
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#49. Here's how I'll tell you what I think - if you see white smoke then you know I picked a new pope. And if I'm drinking a Snapple then you know I don't give a shit. - Author: Jason Jack Miller
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#50. I would characterize Moonlit Nights as a mix between Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child's 'The Relic' and 'Congo' by Michael Crichton. If those books had a baby and that baby was a werewolf then that would be my book! - Author: Jacob Parr
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#51. We're all Hitler inside. We're all Christ inside. I'm not keen on the idea, but it's true, isn't it? We've all got a little bit of the devil in us. - Author: Jason Jack Miller
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#52. Seeing outward is equivalent to looking backward in time because the telescope's mirror is capturing primeval light ... galaxies that existed before our time. - Author: Richard Preston
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#53. I'm playing with Bonnie Raitt. I don't have to sing it. I just have to play it. That's cool. - Author: Billy Preston
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#54. I think Carrie Preston is one of the most talented actresses I've ever met in my entire life. I've seen her do a lot of other things, and she's fantastic. - Author: Robert Kazinsky
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#55. That's the beautiful thing about food, it breaks down the barriers. - Author: Matt Preston
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#56. There are bigger stars out there than me. But I went through my s-, as people do as they get older. - Author: Reagan Gomez-Preston
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#57. Very few people stutter when they are standing alone in a room speaking to themselves, so how much did Ted's blindness free him from reacting to the perceptions of others? - Author: Katherine Preston
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#58. Time has a different quality in a forest, a different kind of flow. Time moves in circles, and events are linked, even if it's not obvious that they are linked. Events in a forest occur with precision in the flow of tree time, like the motions of an endless dance. (p. 12) - Author: Richard Preston
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#59. The best way to know what's in the soup, is to boil yourself in it. - Author: Richard Preston
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#60. Jesus came into our world as a man to embody grace. He left us, the church, to be the body of Christ, not a flock of parakeets that repeat Christian jargon but the ongoing in-the-flesh presence of His grace. We are the evidence that God's grace is more than just words. - Author: Preston Sprinkle
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#61. The heroines in 'That's What She Said' are flawed, messy, damaged, hilarious and culpable and not really concerned about being acceptable to the audience in any traditional sense, which for me is what makes them all the more gorgeous. And the fearless truth of that is what makes it funny. - Author: Carrie Preston
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#62. Still, when Fern fell asleep on Preston's shoulder during the reenactment of Lincoln's assassination at Ford's Theatre, Sam almost lost his lunch, even though they hadn't had lunch yet. - Author: Jennifer Anne Kogler
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#63. That's one of the tragedies of this life - that the men who are most in need of a beating up are always enormous. - Author: Preston Sturges
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#64. The greatest happiness is a quiet kind. It's the tender understanding that we're living in a very strange place full of strange creatures. And there's quite a bit of wonder in that. - Author: F.K. Preston
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#65. I do think there's a spiritual element in the world, yes. Have I experienced a ghost firsthand, per se? No. I guess I've experienced feelings or some kind of a presence. But I certainly haven't seen any kind of transparent entity running around. - Author: Carrie Preston
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#66. C'mon, honey, don't be mad at me. I don't mean to lie, I just remember big. Buck Preston to CeeCee's neighbor, Miz Goodpepper, in Saving CeeCee Honeycutt - Author: Beth Hoffman
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#67. I like your custom 1911," the man said, glancing at Pendergast's weapon. "Les Baer Thunder Ranch Special? Nice-looking piece. - Author: Douglas Preston
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#68. The problem with Ebola is that it makes mistakes while it copies itself. The mistakes are actually good for Ebola because they help Ebola change, and as a result of this, as it jumps from one human body to the next, roughly half the time, it's got a mutation. - Author: Richard Preston
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#69. He found Pendergast's cool gaze on him, and he fidgeted. He'd forgotten about those eyes. They made you feel like you had just been stripped of your secrets. - Author: Douglas Preston
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#70. An ideal's love-fraught, imperious call
That bides the spheres become articulate. - Author: Josephine Preston Peabody
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#71. As a result of listening to Aberhart, my father decided to leave the farm in 1927 to study at Calgary Prophetic Bible Institute, Aberhart's training school. - Author: Preston Manning
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#72. Hey, Margo, this looks like a big job. Why don't you send out for pizza? The best place in town is Antonio's. I recommend the green chili and pepperoni. Shall I fax the order now? - Author: Douglas Preston
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#73. I love being a scientologist, as it's helped me in every single aspect of my life. - Author: Kelly Preston
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#74. There is nothing to me but you. I know it's pathetic but, oh darling, it's true. - Author: F.K. Preston
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#75. After I saw a couple of pictures put out by my fellow comedy-directors, which seemed to have abandoned the fun in favor of the message, I wrote Sullivan's Travels to satisfy an urge to tell them that they were getting a little too deep-dish, to leave the preaching to the preachers. - Author: Preston Sturges
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#76. It's a very bad habit, but one I find hard to break. - Author: Douglas Preston
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#77. I remember going to Bob Preston's dressing room because I was losing a laugh - as you do in a long run. He said, 'Give me the script. That's where you're going off the road.' That's comedy. It's never the line itself; it's in the foundation. - Author: Jeffrey Tambor
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#78. The rain forest has its own defenses. The earth's immune system, so to speak, has recognized the presence of the human species and is starting to kick in. The earth is attempting to rid itself of an infection by the human parasite. Perhaps AIDS is the first step in a natural process of clearance. - Author: Richard Preston
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#79. Here's what's terrifying about Ebola. Ebola is invisible. It's a monster without a face. With the science that we have now, we can perceive Ebola as being not one thing but as a swarm, and the swarm is moving through the human population and expanding its numbers. It has the qualities of a monster. - Author: Richard Preston
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#80. The Ludolphian number is fixed in eternity - not a digit out of place, all characters in their proper order, an endless sentence written to the end of the world by the division of the circle's diameter into its circumference. - Author: Richard Preston
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#81. in our culture, women can do anything a man can. and vice versa."
don alfonso's eyebrows shot up. "i do not believe it."
"it's true," sally said defiantly.
"in America, the women hunt while the men have babies? - Author: Douglas Preston
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#82. God works within a broken system to gradually improve it until it's eventually done away with. - Author: Preston Sprinkle
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#83. Christian Bale has a kind of genetically engineered handsomeness that's perfect for [John Preston]. He's also a better actor than he ever gets credit for being. - Author: Richard Roeper
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#84. The point of a cruise ship is the cruise itself. But an ocean liner's job is to transport people on a schedule. The - Author: Douglas Preston
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#85. There's a respected theory in astronomy called Panspermia," Glinn finally continued. "It holds that life may have spread through the galaxy in bacteria or spores carried on meteorites or in clouds of dust. But - Author: Douglas Preston
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#86. What you're suggesting is that Hezekiah's elixir caused epigenetic changes. Such changes can and do get passed down the generations. Environmental poisons are the leading cause of epigenetic changes. - Author: Douglas Preston
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#87. I got my first big paycheck for 'My Best Friend's Wedding.' This was in the days when you actually did get paid to have a supporting role. It just doesn't happen like that anymore, but this was in the '90s. It was the golden age! - Author: Carrie Preston
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#88. Previously chewed meals. Cub held up one labeled "Monster Machines," but she shook her head. "That's not really what Preston - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#89. I have a recurring role on 'Person of Interest,' which is my husband's show. I play the love of his life. It was really fun to do that. - Author: Carrie Preston
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#90. Applications for loans would be judged on a nation's social justice record as well as its economic efficiency. - Author: Lewis Thompson Preston
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#91. Israel's journey from Egypt to Canaan is peppered with strange events: the earth swallows a clan, almond blossoms sprout from a rod, and a donkey opens its mouth to argue with a wayward prophet. Who says the Bible is dull? - Author: Preston Sprinkle
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#92. I will love you until the end of time, but not a minute longer.
(From It's Time I Told You) - Author: Dave Preston
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#93. Experiments suggest that if one particle of Ebola enters a person's bloodstream, it can cause a fatal infection. This may explain why many of the medical workers who came down with Ebola couldn't remember making any mistakes that might have exposed them. - Author: Richard Preston
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#94. If a vaccine works, then the vaccinators might conceivably set up what's known as ring vaccinations around Ebola hot spots. In this technique, medical workers simply vaccinate everybody in a ring, miles deep, around a focus of a virus. - Author: Richard Preston
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#95. we get to Preston and find that it's depressing - Author: Henry Rollins
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#96. But grace has no leash. It's untamed, unbound, and runs wild and free. - Author: Preston Sprinkle
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#97. Perhaps it's not a matter of unimportant sites, but unimportant archaeologists. - Author: Douglas Preston
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#98. We are all, as Robert Robinson wrote in his well-known hymn "Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing," "prone to wander ... prone to leave the God I love." We are prone to wander, but God is prone to pursue. And He's faster. - Author: Preston Sprinkle
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#99. It was as if his life's work had slipped away unfinished before he had even been born. All he could find, at best, were a few remnants of a lost world. - Author: Richard Preston
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#100. Hezekiah Pendergast," Constance continued, "was the great-great-grandfather of Aloysius - and a first-rate mountebank. He began his career as a snake-oil salesman for traveling medicine shows and, over time, devised his own 'medicine': Hezekiah's Compound Elixir and Glandular Restorative. - Author: Douglas Preston
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