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#1. All generalizations are questionable. - Author: Sandor Schuman
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#2. When you talk of not wanting children, it is impossible to avoid sounding defensive, like you're trying to prove the questionable beauty of a selfish and too-tidy existence. - Author: Meghan Daum
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#3. It's not proper for seventeen-year-old princesses to be alone with young men who have questionable intentions."
She laughed. "And what about young men who she's been best friends with since she was barely old enough to walk?"
He shook his head. "Those are the worst. - Author: Marissa Meyer
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#4. It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being. - Author: John Stuart Mill
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#5. The problem in the modern spiritual landscape is not only a plethora of genuine, useful material but also a marketplace teeming with questionable ideas, practices, and leaders. - Author: Thomas Moore
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#6. I refuse to put the unnecessary strain of learning English upon my sisters for the sake of false pride or questionable social advantage. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#7. Sometimes his methods are questionable, and even his morals are questionable, but his intention is always to protect Sydney. So in that way I think he's a good parent. - Author: Victor Garber
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#8. It would be much too difficult for anyone to get in and out of this area, especially if they were carrying questionable loads of body parts and the like. - Author: Jeff Lindsay
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#9. It is very questionable, in my mind, how far we have the right to judge one of another, since there is born within every man the germs of both virtue and vice. The development of one or the other is contingent upon circumstances. - Author: Hosea Ballou
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#10. With her through an angel that someone nearby could relate. The two women had one important predicament in common - questionable pregnancies, sure to stir up some talk. Elizabeth hadn't been out of the house in months. It - Author: Beth Moore
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#11. In a life where waking hours are draped in the costume of horrid nightmare, where reality has suddenly become questionable, it's easy to be scared by dreams. - Author: Scott Sigler
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#12. We live in a polarized world of contrived dualisms, dichotomies and paradoxes: light vs. dark and good vs. evil. We as Mexic Amerindians/mestizas are the dark. We are the evilor at least, the questionable. - Author: Ana Castillo
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#13. Read not books alone, but men, and amongst them chiefly thyself. If thou find anything questionable there, use the commentary of a severe friend, rather than the gloss of a sweet-lipped flatterer there is more profit in a distasteful truth than in deceitful sweetness. - Author: Francis Quarles
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#14. Doing something you hate because you think you'll gain acceptance from other people is what I call "questionable morals. - Author: Julia Kent
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#15. To be quite honest, John Lennon had questionable politics. There was a flip side. He was all peace and love, but he was a very violent character. - Author: Noel Gallagher
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#16. As a bit of loner, prone to melancholy, with a questionable sexuality, I found great solace in the words of-Dylan, Joni, John Prine and Leonard Cohen. The darker the better. - Author: Jill Sobule
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#17. What are you?" he demanded. "A slayer?" I rolled my eyes. "The name's Val, not Buffy. Do I look like a blond cheerleader with questionable taste in men? - Author: Parker Blue
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#18. In all good westerns, the good guy is always a little bit questionable because he kind-of has to make moral judgments. - Author: Daniel Craig
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#19. 'Foyle's War' made me realise that Churchill actually had questionable morals; his decisions meant that good people died. It must have weighed heavily on his soul, but he never let his personal demons get in the way of what was best for our country. - Author: Honeysuckle Weeks
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#20. Those who declared librarians obsolete when the Internet rage first appeared are now red-faced. We need them more than ever. The Internet is full of 'stuff' but its value and readability is often questionable. 'Stuff' doesn't give you a competitive edge, high-quality related information does. - Author: Patricia Schroeder
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#21. The harpsichord was actually ideologically considered a very questionable instrument in that period, much like I think it's ideologically considered suspect today in some circles. - Author: Mahan Esfahani
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#22. He tilted the box toward a chipped Pottery Barn blue bowl, and the little blue clumps, like cerulean rat turds, tumbled out, hitting the porcelain with a surprisingly metallic thud. It sounded like pennies dumped into an aluminum trash can. - Author: Eric Spitznagel
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#23. I know how absurd things can get. I've had years where I've had questionable things going on in my life. - Author: Geoff Rickly
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#24. One must shy away from questionable undertakings, even when they bear a high-sounding name. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#25. When, at a closer glance, so many objects are questionable, when all knowledge seems to be clothed in a kind of deep unknowing, why do we still place any trust at all in reality as it appears to us, in the world in which we seem to live? - Author: Markus Gabriel
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#26. Sure, it will be hard, but all you need to be a writer is perseverance, a low-level alcohol dependency, and a questionable moral compass. - Author: Anna Kendrick
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#27. Am I going crazy? Am I supposed to believe that God is a big black woman with a questionable sense of humor? - Author: William Paul Young
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#28. I think we all have our own different styles. [James] LeBron likes to be comfortable - he's going to be more comfortable over everything else. Dwyane [Wade Jr.] likes really stylish stuff. If you bring something questionable he'll try it. - Author: Chris Bosh
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#29. Now is rather a questionable one. And thus was solved the mystery of the sinister house with the copper beeches in front of the door. Mr. Rucastle survived, - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#30. Is questionable whether any man quite relishes being mistaken for any other man; - Author: Charles Dickens
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#31. Always refer to those of the female gender as ladies.
The descriptive woman is usually reserved in Dixie for females of questionable respect. - Author: Ann Barrett Batson
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#32. You do trust him, though, Giddon?"
"Holt, who is stealing your sculptures and is of questionable mental health?"
"I trusted him five minutes ago. Now I'm at a bit of a loss."
"Your opinion five minutes ago is good enough for me. - Author: Kristin Cashore
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#33. I understood that I was clearly insane. But he apparently hadn't picked up on how many times in one short letter I asserted that I was not. This acceptance of my questionable mental health made me feel confident that we would be compatible, possibly for life. I - Author: Augusten Burroughs
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#34. I don't think God's going to judge me based on my film work - although I hope he has a sense of humour and I hope he's a fan of movies because I've done some things that may be questionable in his eyes as an actor! - Author: Mark Wahlberg
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#35. Without economic development, any potential for political openness and freedom will be questionable. - Author: Jose Maria Aznar
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#36. If England was the mother of the Big Boy, America, she was, I fear, a woman of questionable virtue. No one knows for certain who the father was. - Author: Sherwood Anderson
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#37. I think I can stand up, though!" He demonstrated the questionable optimism of this pronouncement by falling on his face. - Author: Scott Lynch
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#38. Once we allow ourselves to do evil so that some perceived good may follow, we allow ever greater evils for the sake of ever more questionable goods, until we consent to the greatest evils for the sake of mere trifles. - Author: Benjamin Wiker
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#39. Colonial America had looked upon (lawyers) as mere tradesmen who earned a questionable living by cleverness and chicanery. - Author: Catherine Drinker Bowen
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#40. So, how long has my mother had this questionable fetish for bisexual Barrayaran admirals? I don't think even the Betans have earrings for that one. - Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
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#41. I have been a friend to Shadowhunters. I know many of your families, going back for hundreds of years."
"There is nothing we can do to correct the questionable judgments of our ancestors," Lucian said.
Magnus hated this guy. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#42. Sometimes, for the sake of the larger good, one has to do things that may not appear right at the time. Perhaps, a laudable end can justify some questionable means. - Author: Amish Tripathi
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#43. She can't sing worth a damn, and her dance moves in the seat are questionable. - Author: Kristen Proby
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#44. It's very rare in our lives that we're like "Ooh, I'm going to really screw this family up." You just don't. You work from a place of need, like I want to finish this movie or I want to feel loved at that moment or I need empathy right now. And then, you do things that are questionable. - Author: Ry Russo-Young
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#45. One good friend is better than a thousand questionable ones. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#46. The most questionable thing I did was make Superman a government agent. If this had been a Superman story, I'd never have done that - and I know that, because I have a Superman story I want to tell someday. In this story, Batman was the hero, so the world was built around him. - Author: Frank Miller
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#47. How valuable NBC Magazine was in my career is questionable. - Author: Jessica Savitch
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#48. Even honourable men sometimes prove to be terrible leaders. Conversely, men of questionable character can occasionally be exactly what a nation requires. - Author: Amish Tripathi
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#49. When I was heavy, people would say to me - and it was such a backhanded compliment - they would say, 'You've got such a beautiful face,' in the way of, like, 'Oh, isn't it a shame that from the neck down you're questionable.' - Author: Kate Winslet
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#50. If we have never had the experience of taking our commonplace religious shoes off our commonplace religious feet, and getting rid of all the undue familiarity with which we approach God, it is questionable whether we have ever stood in his presence. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#51. So, you played a game in which you had to know more than someone with questionable OCD? - Author: R.L. Mathewson
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#52. For at least the last 275 years the honesty of fishermen has been somewhat questionable. It should be noted that Izaak Walton whose book published in 1653 spoke not of anglers and , but anglers OR very honest men . - Author: Arthur Ransome
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#53. What strange, perplexing, questionable questions! - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#54. But before we could continue the war, it was necessary to analyze it to determine what its purpose was. We did this, and we found that it had no purpose, except, perhaps, in terms of human needs. Even this was questionable. - Author: Philip K. Dick
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#55. It is quite true that women like courage, and that boldness often goes a long way; but it is questionable whether with high-bred natures a subdued, quiet, and delicate manner does not go still further. - Author: Richard Jefferies
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#56. I remain still and stare blankly at the profile of my handsome, troubled man and wonder whether I could be classed as troubled too, now. My sanity is certainly questionable, but I'm sane enough to admit that. I was a normal, sound-minded girl. I definitely don't qualify for that any more. - Author: Jodi Ellen Malpas
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#57. There is a powerful craving in most of us to see ourselves as instruments in the hands of others and thus free ourselves from the responsibility for acts which are prompted by our own questionable inclinations and impulses. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#58. We found that we didn't have much problem with him [J.C.], it was his followers we found questionable. - Author: Graham Chapman
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#59. I always love seeing what worries you. Strigoi? No. Questionable food? Yes. - Author: Richelle Mead
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#60. 'Character, says Novalis, in one of his questionable aphorisms - character is destiny'. - Author: George Eliot
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#61. You have horrible taste in sensible footwear. Prefer high-pressure sexual advances to gentlemanly overtures. Can order a poor man into bankruptcy. Have questionable judgment when it comes to choosing travel companions." I - Author: Alessandra Torre
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#62. You're cultural supremacists to the core. You'll perform your Questionable Activities to help out the poor little piggies, but there isn't a chance in the world you'll notice when they have something to teach you. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#63. In a way Australia is like Catholicism. The company is sometimes questionable and the landscape is grotesque. But you always come back. - Author: Thomas Keneally
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#64. I would include non-medical sex selection as one of those practices that I think is morally questionable and that can carry adverse social consequences. - Author: Michael Sandel
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#65. It's always questionable to intervene decisively in strange circumstances. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#66. Flawed characters ... a ticking clock ... morally questionable acts on all sides ... moody, evocative art ... oh yeah, this the stuff crime noir fans love! - Author: Christos Gage
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#67. If the U.N. were to be successful in its efforts to control the Internet, countries where human rights records range from questionable to criminal could be put in charge of determining what is and is not allowed to appear online. - Author: John Doolittle
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#68. We doubt that any facts actually exist. We only have observations and interpretations. Most of the interpretations remain questionable. - Author: Peter J. Carroll
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#69. The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles. - Author: Ronald Fisher
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#70. That conversion which is all joy and lacks sorrow for sin, is very questionable. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#71. In November 2000, the Republicans stole from America our most precious right of all: the right to free and fair elections ... Now President Bush occupies the White House, but with questionable legitimacy. - Author: Cynthia McKinney
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#72. This spending of the best part of one's life earning money in order to enjoy a questionable liberty during the least valuable part of it reminds me of the Englishman who went to India to make a fortune first, in order that he might return to England and live the life of a poet. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#73. It is not the big events that hurt the most but rather the smallest questionable shift in tone at the end of a spoken word that can plow most deeply into the heart. - Author: Steve Martin
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#74. It may well be that a liking for bananas is a merely private matter, though this is in fact questionable. - Author: Terry Eagleton
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#75. I am for wine and the embrace of questionable women. - Author: Gannicus
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#76. I much prefer following a lead character that is doing morally questionable things. How much do you get on board? Do like that? Do you hate it? Does it matter? - Author: Christian Cooke
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#77. I loved films of the '70s with those antihero protagonists who you don't know if you can get behind because their behavior is really questionable. - Author: Nicholas Jarecki
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#78. Beginning in 1940, ... questionable grades of (low) malignancy were classed as cancer ... the proportion of 'cancer' cures ... increased rapidly ... - Author: Hardin B. Jones
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#79. Anderson's muckraking is one of debatable ends constantly used to justify questionable works. - Author: Thomas Griffith
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#80. So you and Bridget spent the better part of last night and early morning texting each other questionable messages?" Mom asked.
"I think it's called 'sexting,'" said Dad. It was the worst sentence uttered in the history of my life. - Author: Sarah Skilton
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#81. Unquestioning obedience is hailed as a great virtue only by those leaders whose commands are highly questionable. - Author: George Hammond
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#82. When praying for the Lord's will about something questionable, don't give up if you don't receive clear leading after one prayer; just keep on praying until God makes it clear. - Author: Curtis Hutson
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#83. Voters who disregarded Richard Nixon's involvement in the questionable ethics issue that led to his Checkers speech should not have been surprised when he orchestrated the Watergate cover-up as president. - Author: Ronald Kessler
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#84. It's a challenge of to write a narrator who is doing something that is really unlikeable and morally questionable. A lot of times, you read a book because you like the character, you are cheering for the character; you want the best for the character. - Author: Alissa Nutting
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#85. I think my most shameful thoughts are the things people relate to the most, because everyone has questionable thoughts sometimes, and it's easy to feel incredibly alienated and lonely when you feel like nobody else is having those thoughts too. - Author: Mira Gonzalez
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#86. All male friendships are essentially quixotic: they last only so long as each man is willing to polish the shaving-bowl helmet, climb on his donkey, and ride off after the other in pursuit of illusive glory and questionable adventure. - Author: Michael Chabon
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#87. Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women. - Author: Lord Kelvin
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#88. The brut first knows death when it dies, but man draws consciously nearer to it every hour that he lives; and this makes his life at times a questionable good even to him who has not recognised this character of constant anaihilation in the whole of life. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#89. I have been putting words like 'abnormal' and 'deviant' in quotes because those categorizations are under fire now, the boundary between normal and abnormal as questionable now as are all the other boundaries that once defined social reality. - Author: Walter Truett Anderson
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#90. I still read a lot about teenage angst! Of course, any kind of mourning CAN become pathological and then it 'has to stop', but to move through life untouched by the loss of hopes, beliefs and aspirations once cherished is also questionable. - Author: George Pattison
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#91. [There's] a number of questionable characters whose goal is clearly not to disseminate information, but to prolong their pathetic reign by controlling people through a highly-organized and continued engineering of ignorance. - Author: Marc Vouillot
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#92. Natural talent is a questionable phenomenon. Inclination perhaps, but innate ability is extremely rare. - Author: Erin Morgenstern
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#93. I've always been able to vomit as silently as a ninja; it's a questionable talent and a poor party trick. - Author: Jason Purdy
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#94. That judges of important causes should hold office for life is a questionable thing, for the mind grows old as well as the body. - Author: Aristotle.
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#95. What does the future look like if the heads of society ask our young people to risk their lives for questionable causes? I think it looks rather bleak. - Author: Tracy Chapman
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#96. Plans are one thing and fate another. When they coincide, success results. Yet success mustn't be considered the absolute. It is questionable, for that matter, whether success is an adequate resposne to life. Success can eliminate as many options as failure. - Author: Tom Robbins
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#97. With a record of 75 fights and 6 losses, some of the losses were very questionable including Brian Nielsen when we fought in Denmark. I knew I won but they didn't give me that fight. - Author: Larry Holmes
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#98. The throne of God in the world is not on human thrones, but in human depths, in the manger. Standing around his throne there are no flattering vassals but dark, unknown, questionable figures who cannot get their fill of this miracle and want to live entirely by the mercy of God. - Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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#99. The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable. - Author: Paul Broca
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#100. What people don't realize is that China papered over its last two credit bubbles, those in 1999 and 2004. The banks were never bailed out - they just exchanged their bad loans for questionable bonds from quasi-state organizations. - Author: James Chanos
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