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#1. The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of resistance: it is the dissidence of dissent, and the protestantism of the Protestant religion. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#2. If the religious system does not correspond to the prevalent social character, if it conflicts with the social practice of life, it is only an ideology. - Author: Erich Fromm
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#3. Environmental damage such as graffiti, fly-posting and general littering is a menace that is becoming all too prevalent, not just in inner cities but in many communities - urban and rural. - Author: Margaret Beckett
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#4. Once Google is selected to run the infrastructure on which we are changing the world, Google will be there for ever. Democratic accountability will not be prevalent. You cannot file a public information request about Google. - Author: Evgeny Morozov
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#5. I see that the culture that is prevalent right now in Nigeria and indeed Africa is the culture of GET RICH QUICK. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#6. Laughter is a most healthful exercise; it is one of the greatest helps to digestion with which I am acquainted; and the custom prevalent among our forefathers, of exciting it at table by jesters and buffoons, was in accordance with true medical principles. - Author: Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland
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#7. There is a great deal of talk about loyalty from the bottom to the top. Loyalty from the top down is even more necessary and much less prevalent. One of the most frequently noted characteristics of great men who have remained great is loyalty to their subordinates. - Author: George S. Patton
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#8. But lots of people do parody now. The whole mash-up thing that's so prevalent now was starting in the 80's when I was starting to think about this stuff. I certainly wasn't the first person to do it but now ... comics mash-ups, all kinds of mash-ups are everywhere. - Author: Robert Sikoryak
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#9. There's no reason the story of Christianity wouldn't be more prevalent in film and television considering the audience size who love and believe the stories. This is a broad audience and deserves to be on broadcast TV. - Author: Mark Burnett
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#10. One of the most prevalent and undermentioned genres of music is what is known as noise. You can find it all over the world happening in basements, small venues and even some festivals. Often blown off or belittled by critics, the form for the most part goes unheard and unnoticed. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#11. My parents had a certain resolve to them that I don't see as so prevalent today. Through good times and bad, they were committed to one another. Their relationship wasn't something to be constantly examined or picked apart. - Author: Steve Carell
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#12. There is a very prevalent tenet with youth, that good company is every thing desirable, and that bad is even better than none. - Author: Norm MacDonald
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#13. With the breakdown of money economy the practice of international barter is becoming prevalent. - Author: John Maynard Keynes
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#14. She was back in western Washington state, where rain was so prevalent that a day of sunshine was the lead story on the local news. - Author: Susan Mallery
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#15. It is obvious that the prevalent Christian world-view is not a Kingdom world-view. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#16. You cannot have good architecture merely by asking people's advice on occasion. All good architecture is the expression of national life and character; and it is produced by a prevalent and eager national taste, or desire for beauty. - Author: John Ruskin
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#17. As they clean the walls with wet cloths and sponges, they uncover the earlier paints, most prevalent a stark blue that must have been inspired by Mary's blue robes. Renaissance painters could get that rare color only from ground lapis lazuli brought from quarries in what is now Afghanistan. - Author: Frances Mayes
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#18. Much more prevalent than physical fear is the fear of criticism, rejection, and verbal opposition. - Author: Derek A. Cuthbert
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#19. That bad manners are so prevalent in the world is the fault of good manners. - Author: Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach
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#20. Hatred is prevalent on this earth because it requires no real effort, unlike the investment it takes to genuinely understand a person. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#21. The child was diseased at birth, stricken with a hereditary ill that only the most vital men are able to shake off. I mean poverty-the most deadly and prevalent of all diseases. - Author: Eugene O'Neill
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#22. I think that idea of alienation, for whatever reason, is still very prevalent within our society and a lot of people deal with it - most people deal with it at some point in their life unless they're sort of the golden child. I think that's something that we all need to address. - Author: Michael Fassbender
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#23. I'm pro-life. The law protects women's right to chose, and I think there's a competing right, which is the rights of the unborn. And as you get closer to term, I think the rights of the unborn become more and more prevalent. - Author: Jeb Bush
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#24. One of the prevalent features of life with an angry or controlling partner is that he frequently tells you what you should think and tries to get you to doubt or devalue your own perceptions and beliefs. - Author: Lundy Bancroft
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#25. People don't think that bread is part of Asian culture or Asian food culture, but it's quite prevalent in Northern China, and you see it throughout Japan and as you go to Taiwan. - Author: David Chang
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#26. We shall therefore compare the concept of homosexuality as heresy, prevalent in the days of the witch-hunts, with the concept of homosexuality as mental illness, prevalent today. - Author: Thomas Szasz
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#27. The broadest and most prevalent error requires the most disinterested virtue to sustain it. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#28. The most prevalent way of working in photography right now is project oriented: you go after an idea. I like the old way, the intuitive approach. You follow your nose and take pictures and see what emerges. It happens after the fact. - Author: Mark Klett
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#29. The contemporary Planned Parenthood movement was started by a woman named Margaret Sanger, who defended abortion rights on the basis of eugenics, the search for "good genes" based on the racist and evolutionary notions of "social Darwinism" prevalent in her day. - Author: Russell D. Moore
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#30. Snohetta promotes a more democratic workplace atmosphere than most other architectural offices. This may merely reflect prevalent employment practices in Scandinavia, but Snohetta places a stronger emphasis on group participation in the design process than typical high-style firms. - Author: Martin Filler
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#31. The dullest observer must be sensible of the order and serenity prevalent in those households where the occasional exercise of a beautiful form of worship in the morning gives, as it were, the keynote to every temper for the day, and attunes every spirit to harmony. - Author: Washington Irving
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#32. But in the prevalent discussion of classes, there are illegitimate transitions to the notions of a 'nexus' and of a 'proposition'. The appeal to a class to perform the services of a proper entity is exactly analogous to an appeal to an imaginary terrier to kill a real rat.
Process and Reality - Author: Alfred North Whitehead
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#33. When you start replacing facts with feelings, you disturb the equilibrium between right and wrong, confusing them as one and the same while encouraging more destructive behavior. As a stigma is erased, a behavior becomes more prevalent. - Author: Greg Gutfeld
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#34. Notwithstanding the prevalent notion that the French poets are the sympathetic heirs of classic culture, it appears to me that they are not so imbued with the true classic spirit, art, and mythology as some of our English poets, notably Keats and Shelley. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#35. We cannot all ARGUE, but we can all PRAY; We cannot all be LEADERS, but we can all be PLEADERS; We cannot all be mighty in RHETORIC, but we can all be prevalent in PRAYER. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#36. She hated that many of her colleagues hid behind the title "Planned Parenthood." That was a euphemism. "It irks my very soul and all that is Irish in me to acquiesce to the appeasement group that is so prevalent in our beloved organization," she wrote. - Author: David Halberstam
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#37. The opinions prevalent in one age, as truths above the reach of controversy, are confuted and rejected in another, and rise again to reception in remoter times. Thus the human mind is kept in motion without progress. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#38. One of the chief obstacles to intelligence is credulity, and credulity could be enormously diminished by instruction in the prevalent forms of mendacity. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#39. I wish she'd said something different, but patriarchy is as prevalent around the world as racism and xenophobia are. We can't hide from it, not even here. - Author: Raquel Cepeda
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#40. It seems to me that a great university ought to have room in it for men subscribing to every sort of idea that is currently prevalent - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#41. The typical mentality among the leadership of "less work for more money" is far too prevalent. Outstanding efforts by individual employees are frowned upon, because they give "management" a reason to expect better results without an increase in compensation. - Author: Glenn Beck
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#42. I think that love is just as important and prevalent and real as it ever was. - Author: Andrew VanWyngarden
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#43. The exploitation of women, mass hunger, disregard for freedom of conscience and for freedom of speech, widespread and racial discrimination all these evils are far too prevalent to be overlooked. - Author: Rene Cassin
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#44. Under our present enormous accumulation of books, I do affirm that a most miserable distraction of choice must be very generally incident to the times; that the symptoms of it are in fact very prevalent, and that one of the chief symptoms is an enormous 'gluttonism' for books. - Author: Thomas De Quincey
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#45. But I'm acutely aware that the possibility of fraud is even more prevalent in today's world because of the Internet and cell phones and the opportunity for instant communication with strangers. - Author: Armistead Maupin
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#46. I sometimes think that the prevalent use of external cosmetics eats out the internal brain if persisted in long enough. - Author: Elisabeth Marbury
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#47. If I hazard a guess as to the most endemic, prevalent anxiety among human beings-including fear of death, abandonment, loneliness-nothing is more prevalent than the fear of one another. - Author: R.D. Laing
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#48. A wise politician will never grudge a genuflexion or a rapture if it is expected of him by prevalent opinion. - Author: Frederick Scott Oliver
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#49. George W. Bush was a silver spoon dolt with no record to speak of other than bankruptcy and selling tropical plants, and we let him sail into the White House, but Barack talks about religious fundamentalism and guns being prevalent in poor areas, and we roast him for weeks? - Author: Adam McKay
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#50. I grew up in Los Angeles when the racial tensions between blacks and Mexicans were very high. Gang violence was very prevalent. - Author: Miguel
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#51. Probably, the single most prevalent claim advanced by the proponents of a new paradigm is that they can solve the problems that led the old one to a crisis.. - Author: Thomas Kuhn
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#52. Call it devilish or divine, but once a man lets a thought become prevalent, it turns into reality. - Author: Felix O. Hartmann
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#53. There is no sin so prevalent, so insidious, and so deep as the sin of fearing people more than we fear God. - Author: Kevin DeYoung
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#54. As problems like identity theft become more prevalent, now more than ever, Americans need to take their financial health seriously - and this information is of the utmost importance. - Author: Ruben Hinojosa
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#55. In Sweden, there's a lot of talk of gender equality. That discussion isn't as prevalent in the U.S. I feel that successful American women are tougher than Swedish women - they create their space. - Author: Joel Kinnaman
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#56. Just because a behavior is prevalent doesn't make it right. - Author: Erica Vetsch
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#57. But that from us aught should ascend to Heav'n So prevalent as to concern the mind Of God, high-bless'd, or to incline His will, Hard to belief may seem; yet this will prayer. - Author: John Milton
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#58. The nature of an innovation is that it will arise at a fringe where it can afford to become prevalent enough to establish its usefulness without being overwhelmed by the inertia of the orthodox system. - Author: Kevin Kelly
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#59. Progress in science is governed by the laws of repulsion, every step forward is made by refutation of prevalent errors and false theories. Forward steps in art are governed by the law of attraction, are the result of imitation of and admiration for beloved predecessors. - Author: Boris Pasternak
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#60. The two biggest myths about me are that I'm an intellectual, because I wear these glasses, and that I'm an artist because my films lose money. Those two myths have been prevalent for many years. - Author: Woody Allen
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#61. Although an increasing number of humans are undergoing a process of awakening, identification with thinking is still the prevalent state of consciousness. Thinking is potentially a powerful tool, but it has taken us over, and a lot of it is dysfunctional and negative. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#62. For the next few minutes, there was a thorough rehashing of the courses (That meat was delicious. The sauce was perfect. And ooh that chocolate mousse.) This was a social nicety that seemed more prevalent the higher you climbed the social ladder and the less your hostess cooked. - Author: Amor Towles
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#63. Things are always obvious after the fact. The civil servant was a very intelligent person, and this mistake is much more prevalent than one would think. It has to do with the way our mind handles historical information. - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#64. Timing of creation of AVF and AVG is important in determining use of VA in prevalent HD patients. KDOQI recommends creation of AVF when either creatinine clearance is less than 25 mL/min, creatinine is 4 mg/dL, or initiation of HD is expected within 1 year. - Author: Arif Asif
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#65. You know, it's no accident that the great painters came from areas like Europe where there is a lot of clouds and rain, which begets color and subtle washes of tone. Most great graphic artists come from areas with prevalent sun, where line and shadow are paramount. - Author: Al Hirschfeld
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#66. When I was a little kid, we only knew about our nine planets. Since then, we've downgraded Pluto but have discovered that other solar systems and stars are common. So life is probably quite prevalent. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#67. Drinking habits were very prevalent among men, and were not in any way disgraceful, unless excessive. - Author: Catherine Helen Spence
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#68. Wherein you reprove another be unblameable yourself, for example is more prevalent than precepts. - Author: George Washington
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#69. It's more likely in America that your parents will file for bankruptcy than divorce. We think of divorce as so prevalent, but we all know that happens because somebody moves out of the house. - Author: Elizabeth Edwards
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#70. The most prevalent poetic representation of contemporary experience is the mimesis of disorientation by non sequitor. - Author: Tony Hoagland
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#71. There's this bubblegum pop thing which is prevalent now that we haven't had before. People's ears are slightly de-tuned; they've been exposed to this weird synthetic, implausibly upbeat, Mickey Mouse stuff which I think is just weird; it's not really a human sound. - Author: Teddy Thompson
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#72. Passions cannot take wings in adversity, and adversities remain prevalent because of dormant passions. - Author: Girdhar Joshi
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#73. I think in the past, around the time that method acting became so prevalent, it used to be that American actors were thought to be the kind that would work more from the inside out, and that the English actors worked more from the outside in. - Author: Annette Bening
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#74. A certain joyful, though humble, confidence becomes us when we pray in the Mediator's name. It is due to Him; when we pray in His name it should be without wavering. Remember His merits, and how prevalent they must be. "Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace." - Author: Nehemiah Adams
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#75. The source of magic in this world is more mysterious than all the explanations that sorcerers and wizards have given for it, and it is more prevalent than can be understood by those who live according to the constricted form of reason so prevalent in our time. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#76. Owned technologies are easy to grasp because they're so prevalent. They're technologies that are developed and shaped by a defined group, usually someone selling it. - Author: Jonathan Zittrain
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#77. Food allergy is one of the least diagnosed and most prevalent causes of symptoms, especially depression. - Author: Sherry Rogers
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#78. We need to design products and ideas that are frequently triggered by the environment and create new triggers by linking our products and ideas to prevalent cues in that environment. Top of mind leads to tip of tongue. - Author: Jonah Berger
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#79. Coquetry is the essential characteristic, and the prevalent humor of women; but they do not all practice it, because the coquetry of some is restrained by fear or by reason. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#80. The kids leave their boats in the puddles and soon water fills in and sinks them. The cycle of envisioning, building up, nurturing and then abandoning it is prevalent everywhere. - Author: Durjoy Datta
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#81. Early marriage is most prevalent in communities suffering deep, chronic poverty. - Author: Helene D. Gayle
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#82. I wouldn't venture to say which kind of sin is more prevalent. I wouldn't even want to try to characterize certain 'circles.' - Author: Timothy Keller
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#83. When you look in the mirror and cringe as a result of your shame, it is conscience. When you look in the mirror and cringe as a result of how people think of you, it is ego. Which of the two is more prevalent in your life? - Author: Laura Bates
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#84. Let me beg you, not to rest contented with the commonplace religion that is now so prevalent. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#85. Victim-stancing - whereby the offender claims and believes that s/he is the real victim (one of the most prevalent sophistries in the false memory controversies) - Author: Harvey L. Schwartz
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#86. I've actually heard people protesting furiously about straight male costume people as well. It's not universal and there are examples that break the mould all over the place. In my experience, it's more prevalent in the UK than in America. - Author: Colin Firth
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#87. I wish James Dean would never have died. Then he'd be fat and acting on 'Dynasty' or something. There wouldn't be this whiny-boy act that's so prevalent everywhere. - Author: Jane Leeves
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#88. I started Friends of Finn to raise money and awareness about the issue of puppy mills, which are illegal breeding facilities where animals are often bred to death and mistreated. It's a prevalent problem and a million dollar industry in the United States. - Author: Amanda Hearst
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#89. You can look at a person's attitude and know what kind of thinking is prevalent in his life ... It's better to be positive and wrong than negative and right! - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#90. Depression is something that seems really obscure when you see it in a theater, but when you talk to people who come to see it and hear their reactions, you realize that it is such a prevalent part of life and our society today that it really needed to be told, and still needs to be told. - Author: Aaron Tveit
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#91. The average man is either victorious or defeated and, depending on that, he becomes a persecutor or a victim. These two conditions are prevalent as long as one does not see. Seeing dispels the illusion of victory, or defeat, or suffering. - Author: Carlos Castaneda
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#92. There is one world in which I believe the habit of mistaking luck for skill is most prevalent - and most conspicuous - and that is the world of markets. By - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#93. As many know, brain injury comes in many forms. The two most prevalent brain injuries - stroke and trauma - affect more than 2.2 million Americans, and these numbers are expected to grow. - Author: Allyson Schwartz
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#94. The prevalent fear of poverty among the educated classes is the worst moral disease from which our civilization suffers. - Author: William James
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#95. In this world, headwinds are far more prevalent than winds from astern (that is, if you never violate the Pythagorean maxim). - Author: Herman Melville
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#96. Which is rather widely prevalent in parliamentary families. In - Author: Victor Hugo
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#97. We believe content relationships are compelling draws even where paid-TV-provided guides are prevalent, such as here in the United States. - Author: Alfred Amoroso
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#98. I have an appreciation for what some people would call "bad acting," but which I think can be much more real than the overly emotive, technical and supposedly "realistic" acting that is so prevalent in mainstream cinema. - Author: Bruce LaBruce
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#99. I have family members who live in Africa. Because of the family that lives there, I know what is happening in these countries, and it seems so silly to me that diseases like malaria are so prevalent when they are entirely preventable. Yet children are still dying every 35 seconds. - Author: Katharine McPhee
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#100. In New Orleans, bounce music was prevalent. That was all they wanted to hear. It was new and trendy, and it was hot, and it was taking off. Artists were coming out of everywhere. They did some great songs, some really catchy, fun songs. That was just the feel of New Orleans music. - Author: Mystikal
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