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#1. When you get old you begin to understand that no one talks unless someone listens, and no one knows nuthin' less somebody else can understand. - Author: Walter Mosley
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#2. If they tell me one more time that I'm using the wrong fork for a part of a meal, I swear I'll show them exactly how multifunctional the utensil can be. - Author: Jennifer Ellision
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#3. Once Ptolemy and Plato, yesterday Newton, today Einstein, and tomorrow new faiths, new beliefs, and new dimensions. - Author: Albert Claude
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#4. It is clearly evident that most events of a widespread nature draw their causes from the enveloping heavens. - Author: Ptolemy
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#5. And I think I am about to mistake you for a volume of Ptolemy." He drew her face closer to his. "Make that Ovid," he said. His lips brushed lightly against hers. "Make that Ars Amatoria. - Author: Loretta Chase
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#6. Everything that is hard to attain is easily assailed by the generality of men. - Author: Ptolemy
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#7. I know that I am mortal by nature, and ephemeral; but when I trace at my pleasure the windings to and fro of the heavenly bodies I no longer touch the earth with my feet: I stand in the presence of Zeus himself and take my fill of ambrosia - Author: Ptolemy
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#8. Some would take nothing, like Perdiccas; whose inclusion suggests, in spite of Ptolemy, that he did the right thing at Thebes. "What are you keeping for yourself?" he asked. "Hope," said Alexander, to which Perdiccas' prophetic answer was, "That I'll share. - Author: Mary Renault
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#9. While Egyptian speakers learned Greek, it was rare that anyone ventured in the opposite direction. To the punishing study of Egyptian, however, Cleopatra applied herself. She was allegedly the first and only Ptolemy to bother to learn the language of the 7 million people over whom she ruled. - Author: Stacy Schiff
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#10. I used to think that what scared me was the idea of being abandoned until someone said to me, 'Only children can be abandoned. Adults can't be abandoned because we have a choice. Children don't have a choice.' - Author: Demi Moore
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#11. One night I dreamed I was locked in my Father's watch
With Ptolemy and twenty-one ruby stars
Mounted on spheres and the Primum Mobile
Coiled and gleaming to the end of space
And the notched spheres eating each other's rinds
To the last tooth of time, and the case closed. - Author: John Ciardi
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#12. There was a devotion to detail here that could only come with genuine affection, perhaps even with love. - Author: Jonathan Stroud
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#13. I know that I am mortal and the creature of a day; but when I search out the massed wheeling circles of the stars, my feet no longer touch the earth, but, side by side with Zeus himself, I take my fill of ambrosia, the food of the gods. - Author: Ptolemy
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#14. There are three classes of friendship and enmity, since men are so disposed to one another either by preference or by need or by pleasure and pain. - Author: Ptolemy
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#15. Annabeth nodded. "That's right.Alexander conquered Egypt.After he died, his general Ptolemy took over. He wanted the Egyptians to accept him as their pharaoh, so he mashed the Egyptian gods and the Greek gods together and made up new ones."
"Sounds messy," Sadie said. "I prefer my gods unmashed. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#16. The length of life takes the leading place among inquiries about events following birth. - Author: Ptolemy
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#17. Few sciences are as rooted in shame, infamy, and bad PR as human anatomy. The troubles began in Alexandrian Egypt, circa 300 B.C. King Ptolemy I was the first leader to deem it a-okay for medical types to cut open the dead for the purpose of figuring out how bodies work. - Author: Mary Roach
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#18. The fondest dream of the information age is to create an archive of all knowledge. You might call it the Alexandrian fantasy, after the great library founded by Ptolemy I in 286 BC. - Author: Gary Wolf
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#19. I'd love to live nonbiologically and move about at the speed of light and be in communication with a million people at once and create works of art that are grand and sophisticated and very human at the same time so all these types of things. - Author: Barry Ptolemy
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#20. The best way to solve any problem is to remove its cause. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#21. Mortal as I am, I know that I am born for a day. But when I follow at my pleasure the serried multitude of the stars in their circular course, my feet no longer touch the earth. - Author: Ptolemy
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#22. Europe's history of trading relations with India is borne out in the writings of the ancient historians Herodotus, Pliny, Petronius and Ptolemy, and - Author: Shashi Tharoor
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#23. As material fortune is associated with the properties of the body, so honor belongs to those of the soul. - Author: Ptolemy
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#24. There's an inherent message in my work relating to recycling and the nature of value, but my artistic inspiration is fired by the qualities within the raw materials ... I come across many things which have been abandoned and find something more in them than their intrinsic worthlessness. - Author: Ptolemy
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#25. There ought to be a hall of fame for mamas / Creation's most unique and precious pearl / And heaven help us always to remember / That the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world - Author: Glen Campbell
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#26. Bernice III was the first queen of Egypt to rule without a consort in over a millennium. Though her reign was brief, her example inspired her descendant Cleopatra to rule alone. - Author: Kris Waldherr
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#27. Whenever it comes to doing anything. Remember the part about having confidence. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#28. I think that having been around computers all my life - my father had brought home personal computers at a very early age in the '70s - so being around computers from a very early age perhaps I had even subconsciously seen the exponential progression of what was happening with computers. - Author: Barry Ptolemy
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#29. Mortal through I be, yea ephemeral, if but a moment
I gaze up at the night's starry domain of heaven,
Then no longer on earth I stand; I touch the Creator,
And my lively spirit drinketh immortality. - Author: Ptolemy
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#30. Such labor follows in the steps of Freud, who has become the Ptolemy of psychology, for now, with him, anyone can explain human phenomena, raising epicycles upon epicycles ... - Author: Stanislaw Lem
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