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Top 100 Quotes About 1968

#1. Many alters can be "stuck in the past" and still think it is 1968 or 1987 or some other year when they were still physically a child and the abusers were in charge of them. - Author: Alison Miller
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#2. We've been doing this here since 1968, so we have been identified as an example of a free, democratic school, and many professors want to expose their students to our philosophy. - Author: Daniel Greenberg
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#3. Who would have predicted ... that Dubcek, who brought the tanks in in Czechoslovakia in 1968 is now being proclaimed a hero in Czechoslovakia. Unbelievable. - Author: Dan Quayle
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#4. Put it this way: If I had to go back to 1968 and wear the makeup that John Chambers made for the original 'Planet of the Apes' series, I think I would rather wear a unitard. - Author: Andy Serkis
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#5. I wear tweed jackets and button-down shirts. I am a 1955 graduate of Harvard University who drives a 1968 Mercedes. - Author: J. Anthony Lukas
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#6. My country did not send me 5,000 miles to start the race; they sent me 5,000 miles to finish the race. - John Stephen Akhwari, 1968 Summer Olympic - Author: John Stephen Akhwari
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#7. Not many people know this, but when Yes first started doing club dates back in 1968, '69, we did a few tracks from 'The Magic Garden' album in our set. We just loved the harmonies that the 5th Dimension had as well. - Author: Chris Squire
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#8. I don't hate children. My wife and I just didn't think we would be good parents, and also by the time we got married in 1968, we were pretty nose-down toward what we wanted to do, and having a child was going to be an excuse to fail. - Author: Richard Ford
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#9. The United States lost the nuclear-powered submarine Thresher 100 miles east of Cape Cod in 1963, and the submarine Scorpion sank in 1968 in more than 10,000 feet of water 400 miles southwest of the Azores. - Author: Andrew Rosenthal
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#10. ... the very concept of happiness is conditional, a fiction. - Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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#11. I was born in 1968, just eighteen months after my sister Chrisse and just one year after Dad passed the bar exam. - Author: Carre Otis
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#12. A storm swept the world in 1968. It started in Vietnam, then blew across Asia, crossing the sea and the mountains to Europe and beyond. A brutal war waged by the U.S. against a poor southeast Asian country was seen every night on television. - Author: Tariq Ali
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#13. Nixon in 1968, unlike Obama 2008, was elected as a minority president with only 43 percent of the vote. Yet, in 1972, he won what, in some measures, was the most lopsided election in American history with 61 percent. - Author: John Podhoretz
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#14. I didn't know about competition or the Olympics until Peggy Fleming won in 1968. My mother looked after all of the competition stuff. I just skated. I didn't really love competition, but that was the only way to get better. You'd see more talent. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#15. Then in 1969, I spent the spring term at Cornell University in New York. The invasion of August 1968 had already happened, but the hardline regime took several months to crack down on dissidents. - Author: Vaclav Klaus
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#16. In the 1960s, there was a point, 1968, '69, when there was a very strong antiwar movement against the war in Vietnam. But it's worth remembering that the war in Vietnam started - an outright war started in 1962. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#17. For some reason, 1968 is a touchstone year for me. I think it was the first year I felt fully conscious. - Author: Richard Greenberg
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#18. There was a time when papal encyclicals were treated as virtual pronouncements of papal infallibility. There are still a small minority of Catholics who cite Pope Paul VI's 1968 document Humanae Vitae - which outlawed artificial birth control - as the word of God. - Author: John Cornwell
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#19. After developing a primitive theory (1968) I therefore did not pursue this subject. However, the work was taken up by others and in 1974 the first experiments were done in the ISR. - Author: Simon Van Der Meer
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#20. We are all affected by the time we are born into, and of course that feeds into your work. Society is based on storytelling - religious myths, opera, film - and 1968 was always seen as a time of rupture and fragmentation. I have always been interested in those words. - Author: Doug Aitken
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#21. In the fall of 1968, I reported to Moody Air Force Base in Georgia for pilot training. - Author: George W. Bush
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#22. My pleasant disposition likes the world with nobody in it. (Life, March 1, 1968) - Author: Georgia O'Keeffe
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#23. After 1968 the restored communist regime required all Czech rock musicians to sit a written exam in Marxism Leninism - Author: Niall Ferguson
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#24. I walked out of the show business in 1968 because I thought that would be good for the family. It took me some time to decide but I wanted to spend more time with my wife and two daughters who were always beside me. I wanted to do everything I could for them. - Author: Pete Best
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#25. I first came out against Castro in June 1968, fifteen months after my book had been published, and you cannot imagine how quickly a void was created around me. - Author: Guillermo Cabrera Infante
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#26. I was born in 1968 and grew up in my grandmother's house in suburban Connecticut, where I was convinced a ghost named Virgil lived in the attic. - Author: Jennifer McMahon
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#27. The Hollies, after I left in 1968, had the audacity, the gall, to have three number one records after I left. Thanks a lot, guys. - Author: Graham Nash
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#28. I got my first guitar in October of 1968. I'm self-taught. - Author: Ernie Isley
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#29. I didn't train to make the Olympic team until 1968. I simply trained for the moment. I never even imagined I would be an Olympic athlete. It always seemed to evolve. - Author: Dick Fosbury
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#30. This cognitive illusion was first noted in 1968 by the mathematician William Feller in his classic textbook on probability: "To the untrained eye, randomness appears as regularity or tendency to cluster."33 Here are a few examples of the cluster illusion. The - Author: Steven Pinker
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#31. ... skepticism is a way of freeing the dogmatic mind, and that's where its value lies. - Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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#32. Widely distributed reports have noted in January 1968, Obama was registered as a Muslim at Jakarta's Roman Catholic Franciscus Assisi Primary School under the name Barry Soetoro. - Author: Aaron Klein
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#33. In 1968 the Arts Council managed to get a grant from the treasury to buy up a lot of derelict touring theatres and put them back in the hands of the local authorities. - Author: Timothy West
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#34. You look at 1968 and it was truly the year that shook the world. The world was really completely upside down. - Author: Emilio Estevez
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#35. We learned how to envision a different neighborhood, fought for the resources to make it happen, and in March 1968, through the Medical School Agreements, had been given the green light to proceed. All we had to do was make it happen
and ascend to a new level of power in the community. - Author: Junius Williams
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#36. We were constantly appealing for funds from readers when I edited 'The Black Dwarf' in 1968-69. - Author: Tariq Ali
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#37. This 20th win means more to me than the perfect game in 1968. - Author: Catfish Hunter
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#38. I came to Venice for the first time in 1968 and was lucky enough to make the acquaintanceship, and then the friendship, of two Venetians, Roberta and Franco, who remain my best friends here after almost 50 years. - Author: Donna Leon
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#39. Urging others to read F. Scott Fitzgerald, if not a reactionary act, was not something one could do in 1968. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#40. I first got involved in theater in 1968, at the height of a social tumult. I was a poet. - Author: August Wilson
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#41. I remember the day Richard Nixon won in 1968. That was a time that seemed certain to bring about long awaited seismic change in America. But events of tragic proportion took us on a turn. Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. were suddenly dead. - Author: Richard Schiff
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#42. Rick Kogan comments regarding book, "1968-A Story As Relevant Today As It Was Then" on website After Hours with Rick Kogan. - Author: William Natale
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#43. No one, even as a joke, could call a member of the all-Union Communist Party a Neo-Hegelian, a Neo-Kantian, a Subjectivist, an Agnostic, or, God forbid, a Revisionist. But "epicurean" sounded so harmless it could not possibly imply that one was not an orthodox Marxist. - Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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#44. In 1968 I frequently would sit in a photo booth and practice self mirror images which I then documented photographically. Curious types would always open the curtains and chase me away. Today I work with a photographer. - Author: Arnulf Rainer
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#45. It is beyond any man's wisdom to judge the secret heart of another ... for in it are good and evil mixed. - Author: Lloyd Alexander
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#46. I got beat real hard and heavy in the Olympic Games in 1968 by a guy who swam an incredible race one time in his whole life, but he did it right at the right time. I'd like to be that guy now. Maybe that's what I'm going to have to pull out of my hat to make the Olympic team. - Author: Mark Spitz
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#47. There is no "only one" Vietnam experience - there are as many as there are those who went to Vietnam - but this is mine - the combat, the excitement, the discomfort, the fear, the accomplishments, the hubris, the politics, the challenges, and the sex. This is 1968 - MY Vietnam experience. - Author: Joseph E Abodeely
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#48. In early May 1968, RT Lion was joined by a wiry, tough-as-nails little paratrooper who introduced himself as Lou "Jake Three Zero" DeSeta. DeSeta had served with the 173rd Airborne Brigade for 13 months and had participated in the fabled Battle of Dak To. - Author: John Meyer
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#49. It seems likely MK-Ultra or a Manchurian Candidate, or possibly both, may have been involved in the 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, the US Presidential candidate most political analysts agree would have been elected President had he lived. - Author: James Morcan
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#50. The crew of Apollo 8, who at Christmas, 1968, became the first men ever to set eyes upon the Lunar Farside, told me that they had been tempted to radio back the discovery of a large black monolith: alas, discretion prevailed. - Author: Arthur C. Clarke
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#51. In 1968, the situation at Harvard was not one of which we can be proud. In that year, the proportion of minority persons in salary and wage positions was approximately 3 per cent. Virtually no minority workers were employed on Harvard construction projects. - Author: Derek Bok
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#52. The Polish freedom movement of 1968 lost its confrontation with police violence; the Prague Spring was crushed by the armies of five Warsaw Pact members. But in both countries, 1968 gave birth to a new political consciousness. - Author: Adam Michnik
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#53. Fire engine red paint job, big block V8 rumbling, the 1968 Ford Mustang elicited envious stares from nearly everyone it passed. - Author: Andrew Clawson
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#54. The world is very different today than it was in 1968. - Author: Mark Wahlberg
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#55. One thing's for sure: now when I look at Funny Girl (1968), I think I was gorgeous. I was too beautiful to play Fanny Brice. - Author: Barbra Streisand
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#56. I thought in 1965 that my job was to convince most Americans to be against the war. So I spent summers knocking on doors, handing out literature, trying to talk to people who didn't agree with me, trying to get them to see the war was wrong. And by 1968 a majority of Americans did oppose the war. - Author: Bill Ayers
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#57. I was 14 years old in August of 1968 and had earned the money and had managed to get tickets as a guest of the Massachusetts delegation to the Republican convention in Miami and where I was on the floor in the Rockefeller demonstrations. - Author: Richard Norton Smith
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#58. We served on the editorial board of a literary monthly called Face in 1968 and 1969. He was a young writer, and I was also interested in broad cultural issues. We agreed on all major issues and became friends. - Author: Vaclav Klaus
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#59. Engelbart showed, back in 1968, nearly everything that a networked personal computer does today. - Author: Walter Isaacson
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#60. I give him (Frank Howard during April 28, 1968 two-hitter) shoulder, back, foot and the ball last," and Frank Howard commented, "He threw everything at me but the ball. - Author: Luis Tiant
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#61. In September 1968, Rush played for around 20 people at a small hall in a church basement. We played songs like 'Spoonful,' 'Fire' and 'Born Under a Bad Sign,' and got paid $10. Then we went to a nearby deli and ordered Cokes and French fries and started planning our future. - Author: Alex Lifeson
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#62. From the five years, 1968-73, if you were an F1 driver at that time, there was a very likely chance that you would have died. - Author: Jackie Stewart
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#63. In and after 1964 when I began to concern myself with the biological issues, and particularly from 1967 onwards, the extent of the problems over which I felt uneasy increased to such a point that in 1968 I felt a compelling urge to make my views public. - Author: Andrei Sakharov
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#64. At present, black children are more segregated in their public schools than at any time since 1968. In the inner-city schools I visit, minority children typically represent 95 percent to 99 percent of class enrollment. - Author: Jonathan Kozol
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#65. In 1968, the sanitation workers of Memphis tried to form a union. The city resisted. The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. came to support them. That was where he lost his life. - Author: Robert Reich
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#66. He thought of the Finishing School for Barbies where long-legged, high-breasted, stomachless girls went to get shaved clean, get their toenails painted pink, their nipples removed, and all body opening sewn shut, except for their mouths, which curved in perpetual smiles and led nowhere. - Author: Kate Wilhelm
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#67. In preparation for a career in academic medicine, I worked as a medical house officer at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital from 1966 to 1968 and then joined Ira Pastan's laboratory at the National Institutes of Health as a Clinical Associate. - Author: Harold E. Varmus
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#68. My father hates organized religion, probably because he hates the God who killed his little girl back in 1968. I find religions variously bemusing. - Author: William T. Vollmann
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#69. It is harsh enough for each man to bear his own wound. But he who leads bears the wounds of all who follow him. - Author: Lloyd Alexander
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#70. Between 1882 and 1968, more black people were lynched in MIssissippi than in any other state. - Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
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#71. At the demonstration of sixty feminists against the Miss America Pageant in 1968, when the women filled a trash can with bras, girdles, curlers and spike-heeled shoes, the bra-burning myth was launched by the media and, in spite of its inaccuracy and spiteful intent, put radical feminism on the map. - Author: Hilda Scott
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#72. When this you see remember me and bare me in your mind. Let all the world say what they may, speak of me as you find.

Brian Jones
1968 - Author: Brian W. Jones
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#73. 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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#74. In April 1968, a test launch with an unmanned Apollo 6 capsule aboard suffered from a "pogo effect." Unnerved NASA engineers watched as their thirty-six-stories-tall rocket bounced across the pad for half a minute before finally achieving liftoff. - Author: James Clay Moltz
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#75. No, in 1968 I still wanted to be a Pop Star, and be about the music. Now, I want to be just about the music. - Author: Peter Tork
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#76. The assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy led directly to the passage of a historic law, the Gun Control Act of 1968. - Author: Jeffrey Toobin
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#77. There's a lot of things wrong with this country, but one of the few things still right with it is that a man can steer clear of the organized bullshit if he really wants to. It's a goddamned luxury, and if I were you, I'd take advantage of it while you can. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#78. We have created indoor installations inside museums, like the Wrapped Floor at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago in 1968, and not monumental at all by any standards. - Author: Christo
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#79. IBM decided they were going to enter the copying business in 1968. - Author: Arthur Rock
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#80. Life was not always so peaceful and rewarding at NAPA (the office). Sometime during 1968, I cam back to the office and found the plate glass window shattered. I asked Ab what happened, and he strangely knew nothing. - Author: Junius Williams
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#81. Median real income is below its level of twenty-five years ago. For males, median real income is below what it was in 1968. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#82. One of my kids was born in 1968. There were going to be political difficulties, but they were never going to have that level of hatred and contempt that my brothers and my sister and myself were exposed to. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#83. The position of sun and moon on the Feast of Beltane is one, with a list if two hundred paired figures laid out beneath. Similar tables existed for Hogmanay and Midsummer's Day, and Samhainn, the Feast of All Hallows. The ancient feasts of fire and sun, and Beltane's sun would rise tomorrow. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#84. Funding for the original manned Voyager Mars Program was scratched in 1968, before humans had gotten out of Low Earth Orbit. Mid-'60s plans for a Venus fly-by with astronauts actually flying by it met the same fate. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#85. There were no competitions on television. The first skating competition I ever remember seeing on television was the 1968 Olympics when Peggy Fleming won. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#86. The relationship between violence and nonviolence in this country is interesting. The fact of the matter is, you know, people do respond to riots. The 1968 Housing Act was in large response to riots that broke out after Dr. Martin Luther King was killed. They cited these as an actual inspiration. - Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
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#87. In 1968, I left Cambridge and went to work in New York with Irving M. London, who was then the chairman of the Department of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. - Author: Tim Hunt
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#88. From 1968 on, I was pretty much the black, gay SF writer. - Author: Samuel R. Delany
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#89. In 1968, in the midst of the tumultuous 1960s, the Olympics were much more than just another event. - Author: Peggy Fleming
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#90. One of the things to be learnt about spying is that the least likely is the most probable.

--Sir Dick White, Head of MI6, 1956-1968 - Author: John Knoerle
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#91. Until the June 1967 war I was completely caught up in the life of a young professor of English. Beginning in 1968, I started to think, write, and travel as someone who felt himself to be directly involved in the renaissance of Palestinian life and politics. - Author: Edward Said
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#92. So the same cultural and political issues that divided us in 1968 are still dividing us. - Author: Russell Banks
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#93. Nearly a quarter of American men were in the Armed forces [in 1968] . The rest were in school, in prison, or were George W. Bush. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#94. I went through college in the 1960s without having any idea that I was going to have to make a living. When I graduated in 1968 it was quite a shock to find out that there was a world out there and that it wasn't going to support me. - Author: Francine Prose
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#95. The youth rebellion [1968] is a worldwide phenomenon that has not been seen before in history. I do not believe they will calm down ad be ad execs at thirty as the Establishment would like us to believe. - Author: William S. Burroughs
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#96. I once attended an advertising conference held at the Greenbrier Hotel in 1968. The dean of the original Mad Men, the great David Ogilvy, was the keynote speaker. The subject of his speech was the new creative revolution in advertising. - Author: Jerry Della Femina
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#97. All history is one continuous pestilence. There is no truth and there is no illusion. There is nowhere to appeal and nowhere to go. - Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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#98. A voice expressing emotion in a musical way moves on. It's like the finale of the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) - the world turns in on itself, as a universe unto itself, in the shape of one human being. - Author: Dwight Yoakam
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#99. A lady doesn't insist on having her own way. Then, next thing you know, it all works out somehow, without one's even trying. I thought I'd never learn, though it's really quite easy once you get the knack. - Author: Lloyd Alexander
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#100. I've been interested in American politics since I was eight. That was in 1968. It was an interesting year. I was a huge Eugene McCarthy supporter, so I guess he was the first senator I really knew about and cared about. - Author: George Packer
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