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#1. We grasp at transitory pleasures. We brood about the past and worry about the future. We continually seek to prop up and defend an egoic self that doesn't exist. - Author: Sam Harris
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#2. American society loves to prop people up and then take them down. - Author: Zach Galifianakis
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#3. I'm not against government involvement in times of need. I am for recognizing that big public companies will continue to cut jobs in an effort to prop up stock prices, which in turn stimulates the need for more government involvement. - Author: Mark Cuban
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#4. Every state begins in compulsion; but the habits of obedience become the content of conscience, and soon every citizen thrills with loyalty to the flag. The citizen is right; for however the state begins, it soon becomes an indispensable prop to order. - Author: Will Durant
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#5. The negative way [of describing God] is a cardboard prop of Christianity to conceal its unknowable God. When this prop collapses, theistic agnosticism emerges, complete with its package of contradictions and non-sensical utterances. - Author: George H. Smith
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#6. I believe Government should encourage competition, NOT prop up the weak when the going gets tough. - Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour
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#7. Gethin Jenkins is one of the best loose-head props in the world. He hits up to 40 rucks a game, makes at least 10 carries and even more tackles. Those are amazing statistics for a prop and he is a very intelligent rugby player. - Author: Warren Gatland
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#8. I looked at my hand resting on the shelf of the prop cabinet, thinking of the scars that were there whether anyone could see them or not. - Author: Sara Zarr
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#9. I plant my elbows on the kitchen table, prop up my chin and think: When the hell did the compass needle get out of whack and lead my life astray? - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#10. Screenwriting you don't necessarily have to do the job of the costume designer and the prop master and the set designer. It's more just about finding the visuals and finding these characters through dialogue. - Author: Jonathan Tropper
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#11. Allowing ourselves to become a nation of silent, secretive, timid citizens is likely to result in a system of democracy and justice that is neither very democratic nor very just. - Author: Dahlia Lithwick
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#12. The modern believer is not suspicious enough, which is perhaps why, when they try to construct arguments in their defence, the convictions are left doing all the work and reason, debilitated by neglect, weakly fails to prop them up. - Author: Julian Baggini
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#13. Science appears but what in truth she is, Not as our glory and our absolute boast, But as a succedaneum, and a prop To our infirmity. - Author: William Wordsworth
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#14. Country music is one of those places where we support each other and prop each other up. - Author: Chris Stapleton
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#15. Frank Capra was a prop man, I think. John Ford was a prop man. It was a little bit of a father and son thing, and you kind of worked your way up. - Author: Francis Ford Coppola
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#16. I was curious. Here was a character where I just didn't know how they were going to write him into 13 episodes without it being one note. My fear was that I didn't want to join something where I was just going to be this prop and this mustache twirling character. - Author: Shawn Hatosy
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#17. Live in dreams for too long and ye go mad - ye can never wake up prop'ly, ye can never get the hang o' reality again. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#18. Now we sing dis stupid song! Sing it as we run along! Why we sing dis we don't know! We can't make der words rhyme prop'ly! - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#19. I read at least one periodical every month by a political group I dislike - to keep some sense of balance. The overwhelming stupidity of political movements is caused by the fact that political types never read anything but their own gang's agit-prop. - Author: Robert Anton Wilson
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#20. Reality was a makeshift prop, an amalgamation of agreed-upon conjecture, a consensus of self-limiting parameters and paradigms made palatable by endless speculation fueled by madness and hope and no mean amount of good dope. - Author: Laird Barron
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#21. If I relegate impossible Salvation to the prop room, what remains? A whole man, composed of all men and as good as all of them and no better than any. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#22. Every dictator uses religion as a prop to keep himself in power. - Author: Benazir Bhutto
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#23. If I had unlimited funds, wall space and storage, I would collect a lot more things, like 'Planet of the Apes,' 'Star Wars,' science fiction stuff, autographs, and prop guns and weapons. I have to draw the line somewhere. - Author: Kirk Hammett
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#24. How long the flight took on one of those old prop aircraft on any given day depended on the size of the bugs that hit the windshield and slowed it down. - Author: Gene Kranz
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#25. Women never use their intelligence, except when they need to prop up their intuition. - Author: Jacques Deval
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#26. I'm searching for some exit poll data from California. I'll eat my shorts if gay and lesbian voters went for McCain at anything approaching the rate that black voters went for Prop 8. - Author: Dan Savage
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#27. The supreme mystery of despotism, its prop and stay, is to keep men in a state of deception, and with the specious title of religion to cloak the fear by which they must be held in check, so that they will fight for their servitude as if for salvation. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#28. The body is the prop for the soul. So why not let the body be propped by a wall or a block? - Author: B.K.S. Iyengar
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#29. I read usually in the morning, in my kitchen at breakfast - a short reading time, usually poetry. I read in bed every night. I usually get in bed pretty early with a book, and I read until I can't prop my eyes open anymore - sometimes rather late. - Author: Sue Monk Kidd
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#30. We are always boosting or trying to prop up the ego by fulfilling some desire or other, and always craving affirmation from the outside. - Author: Pankaj Mishra
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#31. It did not speak well of the power of God, in other words, if He needed a human government to prop him up. - Author: Jon Meacham
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#32. On 'Saturday Night Live,' you wear so many hats there. You're the prop person, the actor, you're everything. - Author: Casey Wilson
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#33. Oh, please. If she's going to use Mr. Darcy to prop up her arguments, I give up. - Author: Sophie Kinsella
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#34. I'm not a sculptor; I'm a hard-edged model maker. You give me a drawing, you give me a prop to replicate, you give me a crane, scaffolding, parts from 'Star Wars' - especially parts from 'Star Wars' - I can do this stuff all day long. It's exactly how I made my living for 15 years. - Author: Adam Savage
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#35. He just seemed menacing. Like he could slit your throat, then sit down, prop his feet on your corpse, and eat a sandwich. - Author: Dianne Duvall
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#36. The most vigorous expression of a resolution does not always coincide with the greatest vigour of the resolution itself. It is often flung out as a sort of prop to support a decaying conviction which, whilst strong, required no enunciation to prove it so. - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#37. I trained as a theater actor and you had a bare stage and you had to pretend, one prop and you are in the middle of 8th Ave. and traffic is just going by. - Author: Benicio Del Toro
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#38. His dark hair looked like it had been teased by the spinning blades of a turbo prop, his black on black ensemble looked like it had walked out of the local "Depressed Teens Shop Here" store, and his flanking goons were dressed to match."
(on Obsidian Chylde) - Author: J.R. O'Bryant
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#39. I don't use a hat as a prop. I use it as a part of me. - Author: Isabella Blow
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#40. I am a gay activist and I say that proudly. I voted no on Prop 8. - Author: Katy Perry
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#41. June Cleaver didn't keep her house in perfect order, the prop man did it. - Author: Barbara Billingsley
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#42. We'll support the government on issues if it's essential to the country but our primary responsibility is not to prop up the government, our responsibility is to provide an opposition and an alternative government for Parliament and for Canadians. - Author: Stephen Harper
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#43. Conceit may puff a man up, but never prop him up. - Author: John Ruskin
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#44. I like the prop food so much that I eat it between takes as well as on camera, - Author: James Gandolfini
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#45. Intolerance of mediocrity has been the main prop of my independence. - Author: Elsa Maxwell
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#46. I find that with period pieces, you're sort of able to really take advantage of what's around you because prop-wise, wardrobe-wise and location-wise, it's all so specific due to that time. - Author: Hailee Steinfeld
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#47. If we can elect an African American as president, we can support gay marriage! Defeat prop 8! We will not give up! - Author: Madonna Ciccone
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#48. I don't care much for facts, am not much interested in them, you can't stand a fact up, you've got to prop it up, and when you move to one side a little and look at it from that angle, it's not thick enough to cast a shadow in that direction. - Author: William Faulkner
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#49. God is Godless. God is an idea that we have, another construct, a prop, which doesn't suggest that God doesn't exist. God is existence. But your idea of God and existence are two different things at the moment. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#50. It did not seem as if a prop were withdrawn, but rather as if a motive were gone: it was not the power to be tranquil which had failed me, but the reason for tranquility was no more. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#51. I know that I've overfed myself trying to prop myself up because I'm exhausted. - Author: Geri Halliwell
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#52. I'm all right,' Jace protested, but his hand gripped Alec's sleeve tightly. 'I can stand.'
It looks to me like you're using a wall to prop you up. That's not my definition of "standing."'
It's leaning,' Jace told him. 'Leaning comes right before standing. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#53. Cigarettes are an instant signifier in culture. It punctuates a joke, or puts that extra zing on a punch line. I like them as a prop. I think it can be really useful for character and texture and contrast and all of that. - Author: Martha Plimpton
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#54. I told Warren if he mentions Prop. 13 one more time, he has to do 500 push-ups. - Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger
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#55. We're talking about in the Proposition 8 case fundamental rights, civil rights. I offer no apology for the position I took in Prop. 8. - Author: Kamala Harris
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#56. Prop. II. There are many mansions in the house of God. By many mansions is meant many seats or places of abode. - Author: Jonathan Edwards
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#57. Do you dance? Or are you strictly a prop-up-the-wall-with-a-beer kind of guy?"
"I dance. But I don't shag."
She laughed. "I think we've just established that you do".
"Not Austin Powers shagging. It's A Carolina thing. A dance. - Author: Virginia Kantra
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#58. Playing with guns you revert to a little boy sometimes. But they're not great things to play with, so it's just making them look real. When it comes to shooting guns or using any prop, you've got to make it look like you know what you're doing with them. It's called acting. - Author: Ray Winstone
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#59. I wish myself to be a prop, if anything, for my songs. I want to be the vehicle for my songs. I would like to colour the material with as much visual expression as is necessary for that song. - Author: David Bowie
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#60. And by the way, I would not only reappoint Greenspan; if Greenspan would happen to die, God forbid, I would do like they did in the movie 'Weekend at Bernie's.' I would prop him up and put a pair of dark glasses on him. - Author: John McCain
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#61. Yeah. And it was too much of what you shouldn't be doing instead of what you should be doing. I get enraged when people start telling other people how to live their lives. It drives me mental. This Prop.8 thing just drives me mental - Author: Brad Pitt
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#62. I've always had my voice as a comic. I was never that into politics, or prop comedy. - Author: Andrew Dice Clay
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#63. As those that pull down private houses adjoining to the temples of the gods, prop up such parts as are contiguous to them; so, in undermining bashfulness, due regard is to be had to adjacent modesty, good-nature and humanity. - Author: Plutarch
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#64. A knife can be a symbol, but it also better be able to cut string. And if it represent cutting free, cutting loose, in the story's beginning, it better not be used to prop up a bookcase and then forgotten later on. - Author: Ansen Dibell
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#65. If you let markets - in general, my belief is that if you let markets give you information, they'll give you the information rather than artificially prop up everything. - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#66. The brands with which we surround ourselves prop us up, make us feel sexy and beautiful, when in reality we're pretty dumpy creatures. - Author: Aaron Belz
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#67. I am not writing to flatter paternal egotism, to echo cant, or prop up humbug; I am merely telling the truth. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#68. Would we as a nation be better off dealing with the truth rather than believing fantasies that prop up the Status Quo and the Fed's dearly beloved measure of the economy, the stock market? How often does accepting illusion help us navigate real life? Short answer: never. - Author: Charles Hugh Smith
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#69. Men love a prop so well, that they will lean on a pointed poisoned spear; and such was he, the impostor, who, with fear of hell for his scourge, most ravenous wolf, played the driver to a credulous flock. - Author: Mary Shelley
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#70. Scientists have odious manners, except when you prop up their theory; then you can borrow money off them. - Author: Mark Twain
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#71. If you think that running your economy into the ground and having to send troops in in order to prop up your only ally is leadership, then we've got a different definition of leadership. - Author: Barack Obama
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#72. But then, six months ago, my dad hauled me with him to this shaddy town in Alaska. Seward Peninsula, just below Arctic Circle? And then, middle of May - we flew to Fairbanks on a prop plane, and then we came here. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#73. Is a civilization worth the name, which requires, for its existence the very doubtful prop of a racial legislation and a lynch law? - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#74. I was really putting a lot of pressure on this beer prop; it was going to distract me enough so that I didn't run around screaming like a lunatic on fire. - Author: Jessica Fortunato
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#75. Tradition is a prop for social security. - Author: Walter J. Phillips
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#76. A mother's job is to prop open all possible doors for her children. - Author: Lauren Groff
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#77. Having had a reputation for being sexy is a great prop to lean on now. - Author: Greta Scacchi
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#78. One works hard to prop up an illusion that sucks the life out of them, and the other works hard to make their home a place that restores them, nurtures them, and gives life to others. - Author: Craig Groeschel
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#79. Bo : Prop's very brave and I'm
good at cheering him up, so
we make a good team. - Author: Cornelia Funke
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#80. When they saw me walking down the street smoking a cigar, they'd say, 'Hey, that 14-year-old kid may be going places.' Of course it's also a good prop on the stage ... When you can't think of what you're supposed to say next, you can puff on your cigar until you think of your next line. - Author: George Burns
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#81. I loved this place. You could prop up the bar and watch the world go by; no one made you talk or expected anything of you - Author: Tim Relf
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#82. The California proposition [Prop. 187] is one I would agree with. That's the easiest way to put it. - Author: Bob Dole
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#83. SHUT UP," Carot Top say, the cocane now taking effect. "This isnt Poetry 101. People want to laugh. Your suposed to be a 'King' of Prop Comedy. But youve been acting more like a jester of prop comedy. - Author: Seinfeld 2000
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#84. Aerotechnik Super Vivat Icarus motorgliders had an enormous wingspan and looked like a typical side-by-side pilot/passenger configuration sailplane that had been crossed with a small Cessna single-prop aircraft. - Author: Brad Thor
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#85. Some people drink to unleash their libidos, and other people drink to prop up their egos. - Author: Lou Reed
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#86. The failure of Lehman may have allowed the government to do more to prop up the economy than it otherwise could. - Author: Andrew Ross Sorkin
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#87. It is necessary to be given the prop that all elementary props are given. This is not necessary because it is even impossible . There is no such prop! That all elementary props are given is SHOWN by there being none having an elementary sense which is not given. - Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein
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#88. The personality must be bigger than the prop. - Author: Harry Blackstone, Sr.
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#89. PROPAGANDA (PROP-A-GANDER)

An evil grin behind a smiling clown's mask

Kamil Ali - Author: Kamil Ali
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#90. Renounce," he says again and now it begins to make sense.
"No," I breathe and prop myself up on my elbows. "Never. - Author: Celia Mcmahon
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#91. Every prop, every shot, every pearl that rolled across the floor was exactly how I wanted it to be. - Author: Melissa Joan Hart
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#92. After the door of a woman's heart has once swung on its silent hinges, a man thinks he can prop it open with a brick and go away and leave it. - Author: Myrtle Reed
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#93. 'Prop trading' is just a fancy term for banks gambling in the market for their own profit. - Author: Matt Taibbi
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#94. Universal military service may be compared to the efforts of a man to prop up his falling house who so surrounds it and fills it with props and buttresses and planks and scaffolding that he manages to keep the house standing only by making it impossible to live in it. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#95. Actors always loved props and-so instead of a hat or an umbrella, they feel really comfortable with a cigarette as a prop. - Author: Joe Eszterhas
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#96. Don't bring a prop. It's almost like they were afraid nobody would know who they are. - Author: Johnny Weir
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#97. If you can't compete fairly, honestly, effectively, no government should intervene. Now, some governments do. They prop up failing industries. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#98. The CD, it should be noted, was born out of greed. It was devised to prop up record sales on the expectation of people replenishing their record collections with CDs of albums they had already purchased. - Author: John Mellencamp
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#99. We're creating multiple personas. We're creating a thespian sense of personality where we see ourselves as works of art, and we see everything in our environment as a prop, as a set, as a stage, as a backdrop for filling ourselves in. We don't see ourselves as ever completed. We are in-formation. - Author: Jeremy Rifkin
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#100. Woman gives herself as a prize to the weak and as a prop to the strong and no man ever has what he should. - Author: Cesare Pavese
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