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#1. When silence is prolonged over a certain period of time, it takes on new meaning. - Author: Yukio Mishima
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#2. Probably my mother's life was prolonged beyond that of a long-lived family by her coming to Australia in middle life; and if I ever had any tendency to consumption, the climate must have helped me. - Author: Catherine Helen Spence
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#3. A person couldn't make something last if it wasn't meant to, like a person couldn't be someone they weren't. And trying only prolonged the inevitable. - Author: Mira Lyn Kelly
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#4. Sexual behavior in our species goes through three characteristic phases: pair formation, precopulatory activity, and copulation, usually but not always in that order. The pair-formation stage, usually referred to as courtship, is remarkably prolonged by animal standards. - Author: Desmond Morris
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#5. The tragedy of September 11th was so sudden, so enormous, and so horrendous, both in terms of lives lost and global consequences, that this country and the world went into immediate and prolonged shock. - Author: Allen Klein
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#6. The force of life fills out our tissues with its pulsing vibrancy and puffs them up with the pride of being alive. Whether it departs with a bang, or a prolonged whimper, it often leaves behind an object of shrunken unrealness. - Author: Sherwin B. Nuland
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#7. In yonder nether world where shall I seek
His bright appearances or footstep trace?
For though I fled him angry, yet recalled
To life prolonged and promised race I now
Gladly behold though but His utmost skirts
Of glory, and far off His steps adore. - Author: John Milton
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#8. Reading only a bit of a great book (e.g., Plato's Republic) is like getting engaged but never marrying. The initial experience is pleasurable but can become frustrating if prolonged. - Author: John Reynolds
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#9. I don't like prolonged, highly expensive commissions, especially if they are chaired by judges. We seem to have overwhelming faith in judges. - Author: David Blunkett
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#10. There is no man that lives who does not need to be drilled, disciplined, and developed into something higher and nobler and better than he is by nature. Life is one prolonged birth. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#11. Hunger, prolonged, is temporary madness! The brain is at work without its required food, and the most fantastic notions fill the mind. Hitherto I had never known what hunger really meant. I was likely to understand it now. - Author: Jules Verne
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#12. Creation is always happening. Every time and individual has a thought, or a prolonged chronic way of thinking, they're in the creation process. Something is going to manifest out of those thoughts. - Author: Michael Beckwith
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#13. Evolution has geared the human stress response to last about thirty seconds. It's enough time to facilitate fight or flight. Evolution has not adapted our brains or bodies to handle weeks or months of prolonged stress. - Author: David Amerland
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#14. My only consolation for the failure of the Dardanelles was that God wished things to be prolonged in order to sicken mankind of war, and that therefore He had interfered with a project that would have brought the war to a speedier conclusion. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#15. Everywhere, within man and without, there is devastation, instability, chaos, and evidence of some prolonged rout. - Author: Maxim Gorky
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#16. Abakumov was cleverer than Yakonov supposed. It was just that prolonged lack of exercise had rendered the minister's brain useless to him. - Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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#17. But deep prayer, prolonged prayer, is a terrible mirror - kneel there long enough and everything shows. There's no way out of eventually seeing your phoniness and dishonesty. - Author: Tim Farrington
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#18. Perhaps that is what love is
the momentary or prolonged refusal to think of another person in terms of power. - Author: Phyllis Rose
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#19. Human history is one prolonged and painful limping. We invariably step with one foot on the rock of justice, and with the other, we sink into the mire of deceit and self-delusion. - Author: Danail Hristov
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#20. It is impossible to survive in a prolonged state of reality. - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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#21. He died a modern death, in hospital, ... after medical science had prolonged his life to a point where the terms on which it was being offered were unimpressive. - Author: Julian Barnes
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#22. Here are condoms lined with a topical anesthetic for prolonged action. What a paradox. You don't feel a thing, but you can fuck for hours. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#23. You fell asleep on purpose last time I made you watch one."

"Call it a coma induced by prolonged exposure to stupidity. - Author: Eva Morgan
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#24. Prayer ought to be short and pure, unless it be prolonged by the inspiration of Divine grace. - Author: Benedict Of Nursia
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#25. My early years abroad were spent mainly upon the European Continent, and public duties since have led me to make prolonged stays in various Continental states France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Russia where the study of Continental statesmen has been almost forced upon me. - Author: Andrew Dickson White
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#26. But an adventure never returns nor is prolonged. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#27. To me there is no more depressing sight than a five-year-old staring at a screen, unsmiling, mouse in hand. Besides whatever dreadful things this prolonged exposure to screens is doing to their brains, computer games tend to be solitary affairs, and produce little laughter. - Author: Tom Hodgkinson
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#28. Psychologists have clinically observed that overly prolonged grief in the bereaved usually signifies a poor relationship with the one who died. - Author: Robert E. Neale
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#29. The issues which have created the difficult, multiplex conditions our umma finds itself in have been accumulating over a long time. The treatment is going to be multidimensional, prolonged and has to be cumulative. - Author: Habib Ali Al-Jifri
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#30. Personal, spiritual symmetry emerges only from the shaping of prolonged obedience. Twigs are bent, not snapped into shape. - Author: Neal A. Maxwell
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#31. In 1989, my father died after a prolonged struggle with Alzheimer's disease. All four of his siblings followed him into the shadow lands of that fascinating, maddening affliction. - Author: Charlie Pierce
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#32. Thanks to modern medicine we are no longer forced to endure prolonged pain, disease, discomfort and wealth. - Author: Robert Orben
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#33. Reading is an intimate act, perhaps more intimate than any other human act. I say that because of the prolonged (or intense) exposure of one mind to another. - Author: Harold Brodkey
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#34. It often happened that after death faces become softened and even resolved into their youthful beauty, that this was especially so when death had been preceded by any acute or prolonged suffering. - Author: Bram Stoker
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#35. His name was Wowbagger the Infinitely Prolonged. He was a man with a purpose. Not a very good purpose, as he would have been the first to admit, but it was at least a purpose and it did keep him on the move. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#36. The embrace was long and tight, but more like a complex language then a simple prolonged act. She said nothing at all, but damn she said everything. And I finally got it. - Author: Pierce Minor
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#37. Annoyance, Eisenhower knew that the prolonged - Author: Jeff Shaara
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#38. Telegram to a friend who had just become a mother after a prolonged pregnancy: Good work, Mary. We all knew you had it in you. - Author: Dorothy Parker
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#39. Oratory, like the drama, abhors lengthiness; like the drama, it must keep doing. It avoids, as frigid, prolonged metaphysical soliloquy. Beauties themselves, if they delay or distract the effect which should be produced on the audience, become blemishes. - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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#40. Well, more or less, you just got struck by lightning."
"Wait, what?" My brain stopped processing for a prolonged moment unable to wrap around that one. How the hell had that happened? "So basically I was filled with 1.21 jiggawatts?
Can I travel through time now? - Author: Elizabeth Sharp
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#41. No banishment, indeed, to the South Pole, or to the summit of Mont Blanc, can separate us so entirely from our fellow creatures as a prolonged residence in the seclusion of a secret vice, that is to say of a state of mind that is different from theirs. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#42. This is not a book in the ordinary sense of the word. No, this is a prolonged insult, a gob of spit in the face of art, a kick in the pants to God, Man, Destiny, Time, Love, Beauty ... what you will. - Author: Henry Miller
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#43. Siken occasionally locates a poem in loss as enacted, not implicit, event. These are among his most beautiful poems, their capitulations heartbreaking in the context of prolonged animal struggle against acknowledgement. - Author: Louise Gluck
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#44. I have yet to met a liberal who can withstand the attrition of prolonged discussion of the unessentials. - Author: Tom Sharpe
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#45. My religious faith remains in possession of the field only after prolonged civil war with my naturally skeptical mind. - Author: William Lyon Phelps
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#46. Most of one's life is one prolonged effort to prevent oneself thinking. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#47. The precious silence was prolonged with a sweet kiss. - Author: Kristian Goldmund Aumann
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#48. Car horns, shrill and prolonged, blared one after another. Flashing sirens heralded endless emergencies, and a fleet of buses rumbled past, their doors opening and closing with a powerful hiss, throughout the night. The noise was constantly distracting, at times suffocating. - Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
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#49. What is eternal life but a prolonged death. - Author: S. Jae-Jones
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#50. The very reason for your success, over a prolonged period of time, can lead to your downfall. - Author: Amish Tripathi
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#51. My career could have been prolonged for longer - Author: Micky Quinn
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#52. Predictions that unit cohesion could not survive honesty about sexual orientation were simply wrong. What does threaten morale arethe prolonged investigations, the questioning of friends and co-workers, the searches of barracks for magazines and letters, the witch hunts. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#53. Then Ben wailed again, hopeless and prolonged. It was nothing. Just sound. It might have been all time and injustice and sorrow become vocal for an instant by a conjunction of planets. - Author: William Faulkner
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#54. Anxiety is nothing more than prolonged fear. It comes with prolonged chemical release that does incalculable damage to your neurons over time. - Author: Toni Sorenson
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#55. Even rational, data-driven scientists could be sent into prolonged states of hysteria when presented with evidence that their favorite foods might be killing them. - Author: T. Colin Campbell
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#56. Truman fired the popular Gen. Douglas MacArthur because he disobeyed orders in the Korean War. Johnson knew that he had reached the endgame in Vietnam when Gen. William Westmoreland, the top commander in Vietnam, requested 240,000 more troops in 1968 for the prolonged war that also could not be won. - Author: Helen Thomas
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#57. Life can become a celebration if you know how to live without concern. Otherwise life becomes a long prolonged disease, an illness which culminates only in death. - Author: Osho
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#58. I will frankly tell you that my experience in prolonged scientific investigations convinces me that a belief in God-a God who is behind and within the chaos of vanishing points of human knowledge-adds a wonderful stimulus to the man who attempts to penetrate into the regions of the unknown. - Author: Louis Agassiz
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#59. People are simply incapable of prolonged, sustained goodness. - Author: Diane Frolov
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#60. No severe or prolonged bodily illness followed this incident of the red-room: it only gave my nerves a shock, of which I feel the reverberation to this day. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#61. Leaders must draw the best out of people, and friendship does that far better than prolonged argument or mere logic. - Author: J. Oswald Sanders
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#62. None of us makes eye contact. We have pretty much had it with each other. We are injured and angry, scared and sad. Some families, like some couples, become toxic to each other after prolonged exposure. - Judd Foxman - Author: Jonathan Tropper
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#63. True intuitive expertise is learned from prolonged experience with good feedback on mistakes. - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#64. In all history, there is no instance of a country having benefited from prolonged warfare. Only one who knows the disastrous effects of a long war can realize the supreme importance of rapidity in bringing it to a close. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#65. The entire history of mankind is, in any case, nothing but a prolonged fight to the death for the conquest of universal prestige and absolute power. - Author: Albert Camus
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#66. Even if only one guerilla cub survives the prolonged struggle, I am confident that he will raise the flag of Palestine overJerusalem ... Jerusalem is destined to be the eternal capital of our sovereign, independent Palestinian state under the P.L.O. leadership. - Author: Yasser Arafat
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#67. Talent is nothing but a prolonged period of attention and a shortened period of mental assimilation. - Author: Constantin Stanislavski
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#68. There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#69. The obsession was so real and so prolonged. Sleeping was kind of like taking breaks from continuing the obsession. - Author: Jimenez Lai
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#70. It is scandalous the way some scientists accept uncritically some of the most ridiculous speculations, such as the plurality of worlds, the opinion that spacetime has more than 4 dimensions, that particles can move faster than light, or that human life can be prolonged indefinitely. - Author: Mario Bunge
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#71. Prolonged stress causes the human body to make adaptations so it can continue to serve you at a functional level. The more stress, the more adaptations. - Author: Janet Gallagher Nestor
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#72. The art of progress is to preserve order amid change, and to preserve change amid order. Life refuses to be embalmed alive. The more prolonged the halt in some unrelieved system of order, the greater the crash of the dead society. - Author: Alfred North Whitehead
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#73. A sportswriter is entombed in a prolonged boyhood. - Author: Jimmy Cannon
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#74. The human has no genetic adaptation to modern industrialized products and needs to be careful with prolonged exposure to these for good health. - Author: Steven Magee
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#75. In the quiet spaces opened up by the prolonged, undistracted reading of a book, people made their own associations, drew their own inferences and analogies, fostered their own ideas. They thought deeply as they read deeply. - Author: Nicholas Carr
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#76. Whilst accidents and assaults injure and kill people quickly and spectacularly, bullying and consequent prolonged negative stress injure and kill people slowly and secretively. The outcome, though, is the same. - Author: Tim Field
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#77. We always need to remember that behind almost every great moment in history, there are heroic people doing really boring and frustrating things for a prolonged period of time. - Author: Gail Collins
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#78. The rise of man from the animal to the human level was prolonged by the necessity of rising from a state of barbarism and violence to one of order and peace. - Author: Leon Bourgeois
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#79. Why is it that one can look at a lion or a planet or an owl or at someone's finger as long as one pleases, but looking into the eyes of another person is, if prolonged past a second, a perilous affair? - Author: Walker Percy
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#80. There came a time in every prolonged effort when he had a moment of near panic, or 'terror in a lonely place', the original semantic content of the word. The lonely place was his own mind. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#81. Sexual thrills are not all physical, and although Parlabane was an unlikely seducer, even on the intellectual plane, it was clear that his desire was, by this prolonged tickling, to bring me to an orgasm of the mind. - Author: Robertson Davies
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#82. Deadlines cause stress, and prolonged stress is bad for your creativity, productivity, and health. - Author: Robert C. Newbold
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#83. To fail is a natural consequence of trying, To succeed takes time and prolonged effort in the face of unfriendly odds. To think it will be any other way, no matter what you do, is to invite yourself to be hurt and to limit your enthusiasm for trying again. - Author: David Viscott
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#84. War of attrition, war of wills. That's what the Stanley Cup playoffs are - more intense, more physical and more prolonged than the playoffs of any other sport. - Author: George Vecsey
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#85. We deceive ourselves if we believe we can hold on to old models as ideologies whimper off to a shallow grave in prolonged agony of people, institutions and cultures. - Author: Said Elias Dawlabani
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#86. The artist and the politician stand at opposite poles. The artist enhances life by his prolonged concentration upon it, while the politician emphasizes the impersonal aspect of life by his attempts to fit men into groups. - Author: Richard Wright
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#87. Like other inveterate womanizers Strike had encountered, Duffield's voice and mannerisms were slightly camp. Perhaps such men became feminized by prolonged immersion in women's company, or perhaps it was a way of disarming their quarry. - Author: Robert Galbraith
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#88. We have wandered into a state of prolonged neurosis because of the absence of a direct pipeline to the unconscious and we have then fallen victim to priestcraft of every conceivable sort. - Author: Terence McKenna
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#89. If we had pursued what President Nixon declared in 1970 as the war on cancer, we would have cured many strains. I think Jack Kemp would be alive today. And that research has saved or prolonged many lives, including mine. - Author: Arlen Specter
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#90. I've heard doctors say that before the crisis hits, people don't want prolonged measures, but then in the middle of the crisis they want everything. - Author: Katy Butler
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#91. By medicine life may be prolonged, yet death will seize the doctor too. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#92. Prolonged statistics are a lethal dose, which if it does not kill will certainly dispel your audience. - Author: Ilka Chase
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#93. The children would remember for the rest of their lives the august solemnity with which their father, devastated by his prolonged vigil and by the wraith of his imagination, revealed his discovery to them: 'The world is round, like an orange. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#94. There is no instance of a country having benefited from prolonged warfare. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#95. Retirement may be looked upon either as a prolonged holiday or as a rejection, a being thrown on to the scrap-heap. - Author: Simone De Beauvoir
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#96. Long-protracted suffering is apt to exhaust not only the invalid, but the compassion of others; violent emotions cannot be prolonged endlessly. - Author: Stefan Zweig
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#97. Certainly the prolonged education indispensable to the progress of society is not natural to mankind. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#98. Prolonged inflation never 'stimulates' the economy. On the contrary, it unbalances, disrupts, and misdirects production and employment. - Author: Henry Hazlitt
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#99. Before my unfeeling eyes, the repressed bitterness of my whole life peels off the suit of natural joy it wears in the prolonged randomness of every day. I realize that I'm always sad, however happy or content I may often feel. And the part of me that realizes this stands a little behind me ... - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#100. Being an actor is looked at like a prolonged game of dress-up. America puts movie stars on pedestals. In college, it's the flip side. I sometimes have to justify my job to my professors because they're focused on intellect and ideas. - Author: Julia Stiles
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