Top 100 Previously Quotes

#1. Intelligence is that faculty of mind by which order is perceived in a situation previously considered disordered." - R. W. Young

Ray Kurzweil

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#2. We must make this an insecure and inhospitable place for capitalists and their projects. We must reclaim the roads and plowed land, halt dam constructions, tear down existing dams, free shackled rivers and return to wilderness millions of acres of previously settled land.

David Foreman

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#3. The latest scientific studies have revealed extraordinary findings. The brain is much more flexible and adaptable than previously thought. It can evolve and creatively work around limitations and nullify them.

James Morcan

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#4. Our brains renew themselves throughout life to an extent previously thought not possible.

Michael S. Gazzaniga

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#5. Some point you had to risk the ridicule of the mob, of your own internalized voices, and try to see clearly what had been set in front of you in this life, and try to act on that as bravely and honestly as you could, no matter what kind of rules you'd previously been living by.

Roland Merullo

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# My pregnant wife came home with her previously long hair that I loved chopped off and replaced with a short, mommish haircut. She asked what I thought and could tell by my face. She had put a mom's need for convenience before being a wife. She wept.

Mark Driscoll

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#7. Sometimes corruption is slowed by shedding light into what was previously shadowed.

Paul Wolfowitz

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#8. The window of opportunity to avoid dangerous climate change is closing more quickly than previously thought.

David Miliband

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#9. Nor did the Americans find it necessary to wage a ruthless campaign. As has been mentioned previously, both sides respected

Stephen E. Ambrose

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#10. You can't restore anything you've previously done, but you can face up to it. You can enlighten the reality. You can entreat forgiveness. And then let God decide and do the rest.

Nehali Lalwani

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#11. So, what do you do, Ellie? he asked. Well, previously, I held a position on death row, but lately I've been a vampire's plaything. Soon I'll be sacrificed so the Soul Reaper and the Enemy of Old can make babies.

Kresley Cole

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#12. The occultist knows that this thought-atmosphere of a village, town, city, or nation is the composite thought of those dwelling in it or who have previously dwelt there. Strangers

William Walker Atkinson

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#13. That's not to say that women's priorities are better than men's. Rather, when women are empowered, when they can speak from the experience of their own lives, they often address different, previously neglected issues. And families and whole communities benefit.

Dee Dee Myers

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#14. Let there be great enthusiasm for the plan throughout the entire republic that will overcome all obstacles. Let us join together to realize the Five Year Plan and bring our economy and our own living standards to previously unknown heights.

Walter Ulbricht

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#15. ...he loved everything, he was full of joyous love towards everything that he saw. And it seemed to him that was just why he was previously so ill - because he could love nothing and nobody.

Hermann Hesse

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#16. During research conducted with the neuroscientist Keiko Yamasuki, he discovered that brain activity for thoughts and memories operated on the quantum level rather than on the molecular level as previously believed.

Liu Cixin

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#17. All of the previously described techniques can be practiced with your eyes open and closed. Most people find that it is easier initially to practice meditation with their eyes closed.

Frederick Lenz

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#18. Each man must resolve within himself issues for which his society previously took full responsibility.

Carl R. Rogers

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#19. In actual fact the pacifistic-humane idea is perfectly all right perhaps when the highest type of man has previously conquered and subjected the world to an extent that makes him the sole ruler of this earth ... Therefore, first struggle and then perhaps pacifism.

Adolf Hitler

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#20. [Our errors] represent a moment of alienation, both from ourselves and from a previously convincing vision of the world. But what's wrong with that? "To alienate" means to make unfamiliar; and to see things - including ourselves - as unfamiliar is an opportunity to see them anew.

Kathryn Schulz

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#21. Whenever you are examining someone else's belongings, you are bound to learn many interesting things about the person of which you were not previously aware.

Lemony Snicket

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#22. Mainly, it's not that there are things you can't say. It's that there are things you can't say without the risk that people who previously lacked a voice might use their own freedom of speech to object.

Oliver Burkeman

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#23. Scarcely a year previously, his father, Percival, had been convicted of a savage and well-publicized attack upon three young Muggles.

J.K. Rowling

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#24. When a woman tells me she loves my dresses. These women have nothing to gain to tell you that they love your dresses. A lot of professional women admit dressing for work previously was such a challenge. It's these moments for me that are so rewarding.

Sarah Lafleur

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#25. In the first instance, therefore, global terrorism created a kind of global community sharing a common fate, something we had previously considered impossible.

Ulrich Beck

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#26. Consider yourself warned, Frankie. Something about these mountains convinces previously sane women to give up Starbucks for saddle sores.

Roxanne Snopek

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#27. Anorexia and bulimia seem to be getting much more common in boys, men, and women of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds; they are also becoming more common in racial groups previously thought to be impervious to the problem.

Marya Hornbacher

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#28. I have just returned from Arenas and feel very tired. His Excellency loaded me with a thousand honours; I have painted his portrait and that of his wife and boy and girl with unexpected success, for other artists had been there previously and not been successful.

Francisco Goya

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#29. Skinner proposed that the environment had a much greater effect on the individual than previously thought. In particular, he proposed that to improve human race we need focus on creating better environments, rather than better people. Because good environments will conduce to good people.

Jose Berengueres

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#30. Fundamental systemic crises are often associated with the decline of the dominant imperial power and its increasing inability to sustain the system over which it had previously presided. The profound instability of the interwar period owed much to Britain's inability to maintain its role.

Martin Jacques

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#31. Improvements in lending practices driven by information technology have enabled lenders to reach out to households with previously unrecognized borrowing capacities.

Alan Greenspan

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#32. This book argues that through inclusive finance, companies can make money and help solve the global problem of poverty. By inclusive finance we mean opening access to high-quality financial services to everyone who needs them, especially low-income and previously excluded people. We also discuss how

Elizabeth Rhyne

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#33. Also, rights are not things that are given in the heavens. Rather, they are levers for political articulations, which enables what was previously invisible to become visible.

Simon Critchley

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#34. The singular power of literature lies not in its capacity for accurate representation of mass commonalities, but its ability to illuminate the individual life in a way that expands our understanding of some previously unseen or unarticulated aspect of existence.

Nicole Krauss

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#35. Operations] that previously only Tier One Special Mission Units would be doing.

Jeremy Scahill

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#36. Previously, young children had to be shown by their parents how to use a mouse or a remote, and the connection between what they were doing with their hand and what was happening on the screen took some time to grasp. But with the iPad, the connection is obvious, even to toddlers.

Hanna Rosin

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#37. Previously, on Lock, Stock, I went to bed at two in the morning and woke up at five in the morning, and on this one I was known to nod off on the set occasionally.

Guy Ritchie

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#38. It's fantastic that Congress has an increasing number of women. Experts call an increasingly female presence in a previously male space 'the Bruce Jenner effect.'

Craig Ferguson

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#39. In the future, people will blame the Eighties for all societal ills in the same way that people have previously blamed the Sixties. The various Thatcherite Big Bangs - monetarism, deregulation, libertarianism - have been working their way through the culture ever since.

Peter York

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#40. With Stripe, people who previously operated online or offline in a very limited capacity now have all the tools to work like a real online business. That's a very valuable thing.

John Collison

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#41. The significant collapse of oil prices shows that it was previously way too high.

Wolfgang Schauble

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#42. I take a very simple view that a violent extremist at some point previously been an extremist, and by definition is an extremist, so you do need to look at that non-violent extremism.

Theresa May

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#43. Modern research has shown that your eye-brain system is thousands of times more complex and powerful than had previously been estimated, and that with proper training you can quickly reap the benefits of this enormous potential.

Tony Buzan

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#44. It was like one of those dreams where you discover a previously unknown room in your house and you have that expansive feeling that your life has more possibility to it than you thought it did.

Elizabeth Gilbert

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#45. What was previously perceived as nerdy is now viewed as original. What I like about nerdiness, geekiness, is it doesn't really matter what you're into - it just means you're not a follower.

Kristen Bell

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#46. Storytelling is ultimately a creative act of pattern recognition. Through characters, plot and setting, a writer creates places where previously invisible truths become visible. Or the storyteller posits a series of dots that the reader can connect.

Douglas Coupland

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#47. Such journeys have convinced me that it is not always possible to restore one's boundaries after they have been blurred and made permeable by a relationship: try as we might, we cannot reconstitute ourselves as the autonomous beings we previously imagined ourselves to be.

Mohsin Hamid

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#48. The great achievements of western capitalism have rebounded primarily to the benefit of the ordinary person. These achievements have made available to the masses conveniences and amenities that were previously the exclusive prerogative of the rich and powerful.

Milton Friedman

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#49. Winning the Outstanding Contribution award is great, because you know you have won in advance. Previously, I have been really nervous during the ceremony because you have no idea if you are going to get called up on stage. This time I could relax and enjoy myself.

Tom Jones

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#50. It has just been on the news that a man has been found in the Queen's bedroom. Radio Four said that the man was an intruder and was previously unknown to the Queen. My father said: 'That's her story.

Sue Townsend

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#51. The WASP style was often portrayed on TV and in movies as a sort of archetypical American look, and some of my new friends seemed to subscribe to it. I decided I'd try it too. I'd tried other looks previously, like Glam dude and Amish geezer, so why not this one?

David Byrne

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#52. Thus, you see, he arrived at the same end, via supposed duty, that he was previously pledged to via interest. I fancy a good number of us, when any line of action will promote our own interest, can make ourselves believe that reasons exist which compel us to it as a duty.

Elizabeth Gaskell

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#53. It's created a very real chilling effect among our sources. They've become nervous about talking with us. They don't want their phone numbers associated with us. And government employees who previously routinely talked to us, now won't.

Gary Pruitt

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#54. Master Fwap, who told me that snowboarding, or any activity could be improved by the practice of meditation. Since I had had previously some training in Korean martial arts, I was somewhat open to the idea.

Frederick Lenz

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#55. and we both know how beautiful the book will be, how clearly it will speak to something within us - some previously unarticulated thought or reflection that, once recognized, we will never want to be without again.

Julie Schumacher

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#56. Meditation gives you an opportunity to come to know your invisible self. It allows you to empty yourself of the endless hyperactivity of your mind, and to attain calmness. It teaches you to be peaceful, to remove stress, to receive answers where confusion previously reigned ...

Wayne Dyer

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#57. What the global delivery model allows is, it allows you to take previously geographically core-located tasks, break them up into parts, send them around the world where the expertise and the cost structure exists, and then specify the means for reintegrating them.

Nirmalya Kumar

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#58. In some ways, I believe that we are moving into a post-historical period, for lack of a better term. A time when whatever functioned previously will cease to function, or at least will have to be re-thought and re-considered.

Mark Pesce

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#59. Irony was new to her and tasted oddly good, like a previously unavailable summer fruit.

Meg Wolitzer

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#60. To certain temperaments, especially when previously agitated by any deep feeling, there is perhaps nothing more exasperating, andwhich sooner explodes all self-command, than the coarse, jeering insolence of a porter, cabman, or hack-driver.

Herman Melville

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#61. I like reading books that provide you with knowledge that you previously didn't have. And books you have a chance to grow as a human being after reading them.

Megan Fox

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#62. One of the presidential campaigns unveiled more of an infrastructure in place for the next contest than was previously thought to be present, with a spokesperson saying that one of the campaign's strengths is that it does not make an effort to draw attention to with every asset.

New York Times

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#63. The shift to Evolutionary-Teal structures, practices, and cultures liberates tremendous energies that previously were bottled up, unavailable. And with the shift to Teal, these energies get harnessed and directed with more clarity and wisdom toward productive ends.

Frederic Laloux

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#64. in order to get to the next level of whatever you're doing, you must think and act in a wildly different way than you previously have been. You cannot get to the next phase of a project without a grander mind-set, more acceleration, and extra horsepower.

Grant Cardone

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#65. Thus the woman, who had perversely exceeded her proper bounds, is forced back to her own position. She had, indeed, previously been subject to her husband, but that was a liberal and gentle subjection; now, however, she is cast into servitude.

John Calvin

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#66. My university teacher and mentor Kenneth Arrow remembers me as a student who asked good questions. Although I had not previously thought of myself in that way, on reflection I think that Arrow was right.

Oliver E. Williamson

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#67. Descartes is rightly regarded as the father of modern philosophy primarily and generally because he helped the faculty of reason to stand on its own feet by teaching men to use their brains
in place whereof the Bible, on the one hand, and Aristotle, on the other, had previously served.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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#68. I scowled listening to my back cracking and popping.
Either i was getting old, Wade had fucked me out of alignment, or the stress of the past week had taken more of a toll than I had previously allowed myself to imagine.

Ethan Day

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#69. After all,'I've been thinking' meant she had previously identified the parameters and analyzed all the branching considerations.

G.S. Jennsen

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#70. As each new skill is learned, you will merge it with those previously learned until, one day, you are simply drawing - just as, one day, you found yourself simply driving without thinking about how to do it.

Betty Edwards

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#71. When a bank makes a loan, it simply adds to the borrower's deposit account by the amount of the loan. It does not take this money from anyone else's deposit; it was not previously paid in to the bank by anyone. It's new money, created by the bank for the use of the borrower.

Robert B. Anderson

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#72. No family should have to endure the loss of a loved one at the hands of a previously convicted violent criminal.

Niecy Nash

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#73. My after forty face felt far more comfortable than anything I lived with previously.

Nancy A. Collins

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#74. Technology is a cross-curriculum perspective running through the new Australia curriculum, and there are a number of technology subject areas as well which include coding which has not previously been part of the Australian Curriculum.

Susan Mann

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#75. What appears in your life everyday is the result of what you have previously thought or felt. The speed that your thoughts and feelings appear in your life, depends on how much you believe it to be true

Franklin Gillette

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#76. Readers, professional or casual, are alert to passages in a book that illuminate what was previously shadowy and formless.

Maureen Corrigan

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#77. Brancusi made me realise that what I had learned previously - the quick ways of doing things - was all wrong. It is a search you have to enter - into yourself.

Isamu Noguchi

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#78. People ask me what I am politically and I've previously offered this equation: I became a conservative by being around liberals. And I became a libertarian after being around conservatives.

Greg Gutfeld

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#79. All struggles against oppression in the modern woeld begin by redefining what had previously been consideered private, non-public and non-political issues as matters of public concern, as issues of justice, as sites of power.

Seyla Benhabib

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#80. People like it when they understand something that they previously thought they couldn't understand. It's a sense of empowerment.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson

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#81. When you imagine and clearly articulate your goals in writing, you access the creative energy of your right brain. Imagination and creativity allow you to find solutions to problems that were not previously available to you and give your left brain an opportunity to be receptive to new ideas.

Julie Connor

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#82. The collapse of communism in essence added tens and tens of millions of people to the world labor supply, and the people who were added had previously been getting very low income, but they were not unskilled. Many of them were fairly well educated.

Milton Friedman

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#83. As I mentioned previously, the tools that allow for optimum health are diet and exercise.

Bill Toomey

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#84. I want to welcome folks to poetry, especially those who may have previously felt unwelcome; I want to celebrate everyone who is trying to make sense of this world through poetry the way I try to.

Sarah Kay

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#85. Increasingly, there are those of us who write from outside the center, and those are the writers that I'm most interested in because they bring me into worlds that I did not previously know. And that, as a writer, is what I try to create.

Aminatta Forna

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#86. Research confirms that we are more comfortable with people who are familiar looking, whether we know them very well or have not previously met them.

Glen Wilson

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#87. Mathematics is entirely free in its development, and its concepts are only linked by the necessity of being consistent, and are co-ordinated with concepts introduced previously by means of precise definitions.

Georg Cantor

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#88. Whether to spill his secret because she had opened up to him a few days previously, telling him about her painful past and why she didn't want a relationship. He felt he owed her the truth, but in the end he decided

J.C. Reed

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#89. I guess I'm the queen of the Web series. Yeah, right. I'm not at all. I'm on 'Leap Year,' and previously I've done 'Supermoms' and now AOL's 'Little Women, Big Cars.' That supposedly did very well.

Julie Warner

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#90. There are not wings of dreams that have not previously dealt with the flight of black thoughts.

Sorin Cerin

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#91. She, who only a few months previously would have accepted nothing but the best, had by now been conditioned to expect inferior things. She was now learning to suspect anything beautiful and pure. Those things were for the whites, not the blacks.

Buchi Emecheta

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#92. She thought of death like the seam of a hem: each time you lose someone close, it unraveled a little. You could still go along with your life, but you'd be forever tripping over something you previously took for granted.

Jodi Picoult

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#93. No man has ever been so far advanced by Fortune that she did not threaten him as greatly as she had previously indulged him. Do not trust her seeming calm; in a moment the sea is moved to its depths. The very day the ships have made a brave show in the games, they are engulfed.


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#94. It's incomprehensible to me why a magician would create something that can be used against him. It's like giving your sword to your previously unarmed enemy, and then being surprised when he stabs you with it!" Bruns

Maria V. Snyder

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#95. To be treated well in places where you don't expect to be treated well, to find things in common with people you thought previously you had very, very little in common with, that can't be a bad thing.

Anthony Bourdain

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#96. Every time I get into a Nationwide car after being in a Cup car, I feel so much more comfortable than I did previously.

Danica Patrick

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#97. Such discoveries have led me, and other geologists, to reconsider the evidence previously derived from caves brought forward in proof of the high antiquity of Man.

Charles Lyell

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#98. Previously, when I began to write this tale, I set out by saying that Mlle. Claude was a whore. She is a whore, of course, and I'm not trying to deny it, but what I say now is
if Mlle. Claude is a whore then what name shall I find for the other women I know?

Henry Miller

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#99. Mind is greedy. When you sense the benefits with people who previously thought rubbish about you, the mind forgoes those thoughts and inclines toward those people only to gain optimal benefits.

Ashish Patel

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#100. For example, if a person once had money but has none now, it's no use going shopping. Similarly, although we may have accumulated virtuous karma previously, it cannot benefit us if we have no virtuous karma in the present.

Dalai Lama XIV

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