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Top 100 Quotes About 1984

#1. But you could not have pure love or pure lust nowadays. No emotion was pure, because everything was mixed up with fear and hatred. Their embrace had been a battle, the climax a victory. It was a blow struck against the Party. It was a political act. - Author: George Orwell
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#2. By the late 1990s, it was almost as if the Orwellian scenario of the Mac's "1984" commercial had come true. Big Business, with a pair of capital B's, ruled computing. The drones used what they were told. - Author: Brent Schlender
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#3. "Red Dawn" was a movie made in 1984 I think about World War III. If you have not seen it and plan on watching it, you want to close your eye and cover your ears but not really. You can figure it out. - Author: Rachel Maddow
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#4. In 1984, I gave a speech at Notre Dame titled 'Religious Belief and Public Morality.' I said that Catholic legislators will live by the laws of the church because we want to stay in the club. - Author: Mario Cuomo
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#5. My earliest memories of horror are 'Friday the 13th Part 2,' John Carpenter's 'The Thing,' 'Halloween,' 'An American Werewolf in London,' and 'A Nightmare On Elm Street' ... and 'Hatchet' is so obviously inspired by those films that I may as well have made it in 1984. - Author: Adam Green
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#6. For much of the twentieth century, 1984 was a year that belonged to the future - a strange, gray future at that. Then it slid painlessly into the past, like any other year. Big Brother arrived and settled in, though not at all in the way George Orwell had imagined. - Author: James Gleick
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#7. In 1984, the Federal Trade Commission released a report that explained why taxis could charge customers exorbitant prices for dismal service. The simple reason, according to the 176-page study: lack of competition in the market. The culprit: local governments. - Author: Marvin Ammori
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#8. I was extended secret service protection during my presidential run in 1984, when I received the most death threats ever made toward a candidate. - Author: Jesse Jackson
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#9. The 1984 European Championships were held in France and that was something important. I felt on form then, even though I was practically always injured at all the World Cups. It's a great memory. But in any case, the past is past. - Author: Michel Patini
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#10. I know these are going to sound like school reading-list suggestions, but if you like dystopian fiction, you should check out some of the originals: 'Anthem,' by Ayn Rand; '1984,' by George Orwell; or 'Brave New World,' by Aldous Huxley. - Author: Sara Shepard
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#11. Wilke subscribed to the principles laid out in a seminal book about constraints in manufacturing, Eliyahu M. Goldratt's The Goal, published in 1984. - Author: Brad Stone
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#12. Don't you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it. - Author: George Orwell
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#13. Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else. - Author: George Orwell
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#14. I always dream of some great unexpected infidelity. But I have not yet been able to escape my bigamous state."
Milan Kundera, "The Paris Review" summer 1984 no. 92 - Author: Milan Kundera
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#15. I grew up with the one of the most famous fathers in the world in the 1960s and '70s. He passed away in 1984, and as time went on, people didn't know him. That blew me away. - Author: Kate Burton
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#16. We may be together for another six months - a year - there's no knowing. At the end we're certain to be apart. Do you realize how utterly alone we shall be? - Author: George Orwell
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#17. I know Reverend Jesse Jackson is controversial, and not a popular figure with many, but he hired me in 1984. He gave me my first job in politics. - Author: Donna Brazile
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#18. Anything that hinted at corruption always filled him with a wild hope - Author: George Orwell
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#19. Well, my wife, Cathy Gillespie, worked for Joe Barton, who was running for Congress in 1984. - Author: Ed Gillespie
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#20. In 1984, Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt gave me the opportunity of a lifetime to serve as a legislative intern in his office in Washington, D.C. Coming from humble beginnings, the experience changed my life and charted me on a path of public service. - Author: Brian Sandoval
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#21. I didn't call for a ballot at the start of the miners' strike in 1984. I'll regret that until my dying day. - Author: Neil Kinnock
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#22. I completed medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1984. - Author: Samuel Wilson
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#23. Winston Smith: Does Big Brother exist?
O'Brien: Of course he exists.
Winston Smith: Does he exist like you or me?
O'Brien: You do not exist. - Author: George Orwell
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#24. The Colors, The Iliad, Ulysses, Metamorphosis, the Theban plays, The Draconic Labels, Anabasis, and restricted works like The Count of Monte Cristo, Lord of the Flies, Lady Casterly's Penance, 1984, and The Great Gatsby. I - Author: Pierce Brown
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#25. The Revolution will be complete when the language is perfect. - Author: George Orwell
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#26. The heat came with the devil. It was the summer of 1984, and while the devil had been invited, the heat had not. It should've been expected, though. Heat is, after all, the devil's name, and when's the last time you left home without yours? - Author: Tiffany McDaniel
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#27. I always believe that, as you start out, while you should have a big dream - a big goal - but it's also important to move step by step. So, you know, frankly, if you ask me, when I started as a management trainee in 1984, I don't know that I really thought that I would become the CEO. - Author: Chanda Kochhar
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#28. I had e-mail in 1984! I had an e-mail address then, which means that all you could write to was Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. There were three of us, writing to each other. - Author: Penn Jillette
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#29. The dead men had become martyrs and their degradation was forgotten - Author: George Orwell
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#30. One day in 1984, at the height of his fame, Michael Jackson made a visit to the White House. President and Nancy Reagan may not have dug his music, but they understood the power Mr. Jackson commanded as a common pop-cultural touchstone for just about everyone else. - Author: Monica Crowley
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#31. Always in your stomach and in your skin there was a sort of protest, a feeling that you had been cheated of something you had a right to. - Author: George Orwell
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#32. When I started work with LucasArts Computer Division back in 1984, I went to the Palace of Fine Arts and saw the Festival of Animation for the first time. I loved the diverse collection of animated films the festival held. - Author: John Lasseter
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#33. In 1984, I turned to theater in the hopes of finding a more direct form of communication between me and my people. - Author: Cherrie Moraga
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#34. I started Dell 28 yrs ago with $1000. Revenues in 1984 were $6 million. Last year $62.1 billion. Impossible is nothing. - Author: Michael Dell
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#35. First published in 1984 when I was nothing more than sticks of bone at seven, 'Dragons of Autumn Twilight' began what would be one of the icons of my grunge-stained disenchanted childhood. - Author: Ben Peek
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#36. As far as Apple goes, it was a different company every few years from the time I joined in 1984. - Author: Alan Kay
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#37. The setting of 'Billy Elliot' is the British miners' strike of 1984-85, about which the average American playgoer knows absolutely nothing. - Author: Terry Teachout
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#38. I joined the People's Armed Forces in 1961 to 1984, and I was also a soldier in the southern battle of Vietnam during the resistance against the Americans. I went to the battlefield in order to regain national independence. - Author: Nguyen Tan Dung
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#39. It matters, it always matters, to name rubbish as rubbish ... to do otherwise is to legitimize it.
Outside The Whale (Granta, 1984) - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#40. We need to go there and make sure we bring that cup home. and if we do succeed, then we'll dedicate it to the fans that have waited so patiently since 1984.
(on the Champions League) - Author: Steven Gerrard
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#41. In 1984, George Orwell wrote of a world where the only colour to be found was in the propaganda posters. Such is the case in North Korea. Images of Kim Il-sung are depicted in vivid colours. Rays of yellow and orange emanate from his face: he is the sun. - Author: Barbara Demick
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#42. In fact, there is clear evidence of black intellectual superiority: in 1984, 92 percent of blacks voted to retire Ronald Reagan, compared to only 36 percent of whites. - Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
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#43. Growing up in Ireland, when my family received important news, good or bad, we would boil water and make tea. It was the first thing I did when my father died in 1984. This ritual allowed me a moment to take in the enormity of what had happened. - Author: Roma Downey
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#44. The term Big Brother is from George Orwell's book 1984 - where everyone's watched over by a network of cameras called Big Brother. I've never understood why Orwell chose that phrase for somebody watching you all the time. Isn't that more like Creepy Uncle? - Author: Craig Ferguson
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#45. The more intelligent, the less sane - Author: George Orwell
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#46. For many, the recent disclosure of massive warrantless surveillance programs of all citizens by the Obama administration has brought back memories of George Orwell's '1984.' Another Orwell book seems more apt as the White House and its allies try to contain the scandal: 'Animal Farm.' - Author: Jonathan Turley
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#47. We're all diamonds in the rough until God gets His hands on us".

~R. Alan Woods [1984] - Author: R. Alan Woods
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#48. Well, from 1969 to 1984, until he died of AIDS, a teacher and I were very good friends. He even attended celebrations at my home, and I have to admit I even went with him to gay bars once in a while. So I know a homophobe when I see one. Pat Buchanan ain't no homophobe, believe me. - Author: Ezola B. Foster
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#49. Never, for any reason on earth, could you wish for an increase in pain. Of pain you could wish only one thing: that it should stop. - Author: George Orwell
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#50. We've come into the world of '1984,' but it turns out to be '1984'-Lite. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#51. When I was growing up, This is Spinal Tap [1984] was the ultimate comedy, and it was the kind of thing I wanted to do. But you get to a point with parody where you can't go much further because ultimately it's feeding off of somebody else's creativity. - Author: Ben Stiller
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#52. I was doing a Broadway musical called 'Smile' with Howard Ashman and Marvin Hamlisch in 1984/5 when it abruptly closed. Howard was in the middle of pre-production for 'The Little Mermaid,' so he kindly invited all the girls in our cast to audition for the film. - Author: Jodi Benson
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#53. 1984 was alive and well in 2015. - Author: Kenneth Eade
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#54. For whom, it suddenly occured to him to wonder, was he writing this diary? For the future, for the unborn. - Author: George Orwell
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#55. I spent seven years in France. Then, I went to Asia for five years. I came to London in 1984 and then America in 1985. In 1991, I opened my first restaurant in New York City. - Author: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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#56. If you can feel that staying human is worth while, even when it can't have any result whatever, you've beaten them. - Author: George Orwell
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#57. In the face of pain there are no heroes. - Author: George Orwell
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#58. On 'Platoon' I was offered in 1984 a very tiny part that Ivan Kane would go on to play. Then the financing fell out, and the film was scuttled for two years. - Author: John C. McGinley
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#59. My freshman English professor at Kent State University in 1984 told me I was a good writer, and she loved all the silly pictures I drew in my notebook. She said I should try writing children's books, and so I did. - Author: Dav Pilkey
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#60. In 1984 the lust for power is satisfied by inflicting pain; in Brave New World, by inflicting a hardly less humiliating pleasure. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#61. When 'The Washington Post' ran the first national story about FBI profiling in 1984, no one outside of law enforcement recognized the term. - Author: Ronald Kessler
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#62. I went through this difficult time [in the 1984] when we were making our third record where I kind of lost my mind. That's when the bulimia kicked in. And that's when I got really freaky. - Author: Michael Stipe
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#63. You will see me, where there is no darkness. - Author: George Orwell
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#64. Orwell's '1984' convinced me, rightly or wrongly, that Marxism was only a quantum leap away from tyranny. By contrast, Huxley's 'Brave New World' suggested that the totalitarian systems of the future might be subservient and ingratiating. - Author: J.G. Ballard
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#65. The answer to 1984 is 1776 - Author: Alex E. Jones
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#66. At least we got to see the worst haircut since 1984 try to steal the spotlight from lovely Taylor Swift. - Author: Nathan Followill
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#67. As I've already mentioned, 1984 and I were getting on famously. A no-frills setup, run without sentiment, snobbery or cultural favouritism, Airstrip One seemed like my kind of town. (I saw myself as an idealistic young corporal in the Thought Police.) - Author: Martin Amis
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#68. My first time ever on the Tony Awards was in 1984, the year of 'The Rink.' - Author: Scott Ellis
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#69. Winston was gelatinous with fatigue. - Author: George Orwell
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#70. The discovery of HIV in 1983 and the proof that it was the cause of AIDS in 1984 were the first major scientific breakthroughs that provided a specific target for blood-screening tests and opened the doorway to the development of antiretroviral medications. - Author: Anthony Fauci
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#71. I just downloaded '1984' for my iPod, but I've read that before. It just hearkens back to the 'romance' of my high-school days. I really liked the space I was in when I was reading it. - Author: Lupe Fiasco
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#72. Perhaps the Party was rotten under the surface, its cult of strenuousness and self-denial simply a sham concealing iniquity. - Author: George Orwell
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#73. In that moment he had loved her far more than he had ever done when they were together and free. Also he knew that somewhere or other she was still alive and needed his help. - Author: George Orwell
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#74. In terms of my work with Nike, obviously signing Michael Jordan to a $500,000 contract in 1984 set a new precedent for the business side of the game. - Author: Sonny Vaccaro
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#75. I've never had a bank account in Switzerland since 1984. Why would the Swiss do this to me? Maybe the Swiss are trying to divert attention from the Holocaust gold scandal. - Author: Benazir Bhutto
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#76. George Orwell knew when he wrote 1984: if you say a thing often enough, it will be accepted as truth. - Author: Stephen King
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#77. Don't worry, be crappy. Revolutionary means you ship and then test ... Lots of things made the first Mac in 1984 a piece of crap - but it was a revolutionary piece of crap. - Author: Guy Kawasaki
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#78. The term 'glass ceiling' was coined in 1984. More than 20 years later, the ceiling has barely cracked. There isn't a single country in the world that has as many female as male politicians. In business, the situation is even worse. Its highest echelon - the board - remains a chauvinist's dream. - Author: Noreena Hertz
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#79. Nothing exists except through human consciousness - Author: George Orwell
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#80. Maintainence is elegance. Diana Vreeland. vogue magazine 1984. - Author: Diana Vreeland
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#81. It became clear to me by 1984 that Microsoft was likely going to be the big winner in the PC software apps and operating system category, partly because of the dynamics of owning and controlling the operating system: that gave you enormous power, and I came to see Bill Gates was fierce competitor. - Author: Mitch Kapor
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#82. Perhaps no other year before or since 1984 has been awaited with such eager anticipation. - Author: Arthur C. Clarke
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#83. I wrote 'Time of the Dark' in 1978 and 'The Silent Tower' in 1984, so the thing that sticks out for me is how totally technology has changed. I suppose that's the great peril for real-world crossovers. - Author: Barbara Hambly
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#84. After 'Sports' came out in the fall of 1983, everything changed for me. Four of the album's singles became top-10 hits, and by the end of June in 1984, the album was No. 1 on the Billboard chart. It was quite a ride, and for the first time I had enough money to live the way I wanted. - Author: Huey Lewis
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#85. I've been depressed all day. I feel like such a fraud. People say how special and wonderful I am. I think,
"Can't they tell? "

- Nita, September 18, 1984 - Author: Sarah E. Olson
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#86. I'm a classically trained painter, and I was an illustrator in New York working with Fortune 500s companies as well as the NBA and the Olympics. I first got into sculpting when I created a sculpture based on a painting I had done for the 1984 Olympics. - Author: Richard MacDonald
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#87. I think that if I have a chance to go back, why not just go back all the way in history to the times of the pyramids or the Roman days? I think there are so many great historic times until now that I would like to get a little peek of those periods, rather than just 1984. Why limit yourself? - Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger
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#88. I imported the first Mac into England in 1984; you know, the beige box. I imported what I think were the first four that came into England. I never opened the instruction manual. That was the best thing about it. - Author: James Dyson
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#89. Even during my father's 1984 gubernatorial campaign, it was, 'Do you want to grow up and be governor one day?' 'No. I am four.' - Author: Chelsea Clinton
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#90. Foucault (1984) suggests that those who produce knowledge and truths gain power by controlling others' access to knowledge. - Author: S. Ashley Kistler
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#91. The NSA is correct, 1984 is now. - Author: Michael Gurnow
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#92. I feel great. I had a triple bypass in 1976 and a quadruple bypass in 1984. - Author: Jimmy Piersall
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#93. Criticism of the diet-heart hypothesis, which had been lively until the 1984 Consensus Conference, was afterward virtually silenced in the United States. - Author: Nina Teicholz
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#94. In 1984, my mom gave birth to my older sister, Teresa. Due to a complicated delivery, she needed a blood transfusion, and at that moment, my mom had HIV+ blood put into her body. - Author: Ryan Lewis
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#95. My first year in baseball, there were only one or two reporters. My second year, I got to the Triple-A playoffs, there were four or five. When I came up in 1984, I never saw so many people. - Author: Dwight Gooden
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#96. Back in the days of the Smiths, when we first started touring England - this is, like, 1984 - there were these two girls. They were literally vicar's daughters, and they used to follow us to every gig, no matter where we went. - Author: Andy Rourke
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#97. Of course he chanted with the rest: it was impossible to do
otherwise. To dissemble your feelings, to control your face, to
do what everyone else was doing, was an instinctive reaction. - Author: George Orwell
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#98. I knew the President would run for reelection in 1984. Why not? Actors love sequels ... and returns. - Author: Bob Hope
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#99. April the 4th, 1984.
To the past, or to the future. To an age when thought is free. From the Age of Big Brother, from the Age of the Thought Police, from a dead man - greetings! - Author: George Orwell
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#100. NCI now actually anticipates further increases, and not decreases, in cancer mortality rates, from 171/100,000 in 1984 to 175/100,000 by the year 2000! - Author: Samuel Epstein
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