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#1. Our greatest failing is that we neglect the significance of a question and obsess over the accuracy of the answer. Therefore, we end up being satisfied with remarkably accurate answers to meaningless questions and dissatisfied with imprecise answers that attempt to respond to the important issues. - Author: D.A. Blankinship
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#2. Predictions of surprising events always prove more accurate if not set down on paper beforehand. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#3. That was one attribute in a man that Zane respected above all others. Especially since he had trouble displaying it himself. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#4. Not only is the statistical madness an assault on individuality, it's also one on temporality too. Statistics - even when accurate - are only an image of the past that can then be Photoshopped before being pasted on to the future. - Author: Will Self
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#5. Yet accurate speech about anything, and especially about God, is in fact a rhythm of silence and speech, speaking and listening. - Author: Ellen F. Davis
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#6. The emphasis in meditation is very much on undistracted awareness: not thinking about things, not analyzing, not getting lost in the story, but just seeing the nature of what is happening in the mind. Careful, accurate observation of the moment's reality is the key to the whole process. - Author: Joseph Goldstein
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#7. Proper worship in any age is critically predicated upon adequate and accurate knowledge of the God worshiped. No matter how ceremonially elaborate, emotionally rousing, or sermonically eloquent, worship that is not offered from a proper understanding of who God is falls short. - Author: Andreas J. Kostenberger
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#8. To be accurate, write; to remember, write; to know thine own mind, write.
And a written prayer is a prayer of faith, special, sure, and to be answered. - Author: Martin Farquhar Tupper
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#9. I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world. - Author: Margaret Mead
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#10. In total, I was diagnosed with depression by eight psychotherapists and psychiatrists over a period of thirteen years. Diagnosed wrong. Absolutely wrong. My accurate diagnosis was manic depression, or what we call bipolar disorder today. - Author: Andy Behrman
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#11. As the installments in the 'Immortals After Dark' series span simultaneous timelines, making sure the details remained accurate was a hair-raising/losing exercise. - Author: Kresley Cole
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#12. Dance better than you. Right. Because that's so easy." "No, it's not easy. It's hard, very hard. Something to strive for. Something to expire to." "I think you mean 'aspire,'" I said, although expire was probably more accurate. - Author: Annabel Joseph
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#13. It turns out that American Express honors recurring payments even if the vendor is unable to supply an accurate card number and expiration date. An Amex phone representative said this is a feature, not a bug, which makes sure my bills are paid. - Author: Barton Gellman
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#14. The zero-sum world [the movie The Social Network] portrayed has nothing in common with the Silicon Valley I know, but I suspect it's a pretty accurate portrayal of the dysfunctional relationships that dominate Hollywood. - Author: Peter Thiel
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#15. Vocabulary words are the building blocks of the internal learning structure. Vocabulary is also the tool to better define a problem, seek more accurate solutions, etc. - Author: Ruby K. Payne
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#16. NEVERLAND:The imaginary island home of Peter Pan and the lost boys. A place where you never grow up. Michael Jackson's former retreat. An accurate description of the 21st century. - Author: Daniel Prokop
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#17. We have to learn how scientists arrive at decisions. Once you use the scientific method, it doesn't mean that your decisions will be perfect. They'll be far more accurate than just opinions. - Author: Jacque Fresco
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#18. Any Arthurian enthusiast who has watched 'Merlin' has probably concluded that it's not accurate whatsoever - but, it's not meant to be. It's not meant to be a true telling. It's in a fantasy setting, it's really concentrating on the fantasy element. - Author: Colin Morgan
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#19. When people say that America is a mission field, it would be more accurate to say it is many diverse mission fields. And this phenomenon is particularly true among young people. - Author: David Kinnaman
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#20. Do you ever wake up in the morning, look in the mirror and think, something's not accurate? - Author: Doug Stanhope
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#21. Your mistake was not in imagining things you could not know - that is, after all, what imagination is for. Rather, your mistake was in unthinkingly treating what you imagined as though it were an accurate representation of the facts. - Author: Daniel Gilbert
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#22. I think now that the great thing is not so much the formulation of an answer for myself, for the theater, or the play-but rather the most accurate possible statement of the problem. - Author: Arthur Miller
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#23. It is perhaps accurate ... to describe the Daschle proposals as being 'Sex, Lies and No Videotape,' ... We insisted on a complete search for the truth, on the ability for the Senate to decide whether or not video presentations of these witnesses will be permitted on the floor of the Senate. - Author: Slade Gorton
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#24. He'd heard the saying hindsight was twenty-twenty, but that wasn't accurate.
Hindsight was a stupid motherfucking asshole. - Author: Priscilla Glenn
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#25. If I were to prescribe one process in the training of men which is fundamental to success in any direction, it would be thoroughgoing training in the habit of accurate observation. It is a habit which every one of us should be seeking ever more to perfect. - Author: Eugene Grace
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#26. It is said that in a foreign country impressions are sharp and accurate for a month, and then they become blurred, and the reactions are not accurate again for five years, so that one should stay either one month or five years in a country. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#27. Sometimes in our zeal to "apply" a text, we fail to read the text in its context. And more often than we may all care to admit, our frustrations over how to apply a text can be completely resolved with a more accurate interpretation. - Author: Scot McKnight
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#28. Television reflects our society in a more accurate way than at any time in the past. - Author: Janet Street-Porter
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#29. Sometimes the picture someone else paints of us is a more accurate portrayal than a reflection. What we see in the mirror is always reversed. A portrait not only allows us to see our own faces, but how it looks to others. - Author: Megan Hart
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#30. Do human beings have an infinite amount of energy with which to resist death? It is kinder and more accurate to say that they fought until they had no more fight left in them. - Author: David L. Conroy
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#31. I developed a definition - which I think becomes less and less accurate as poetry moves into the world - that poetry was a way of speaking to the world, but fiction was a way to get the world to speak to me. - Author: Grace Paley
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#32. I'm very lucky in the sense that I've got a voice that's distinctive. Not good, but distinctive. That's a very useful thing to have in this business. I'm glad on the one hand that I've got it, but I wish it was more powerful. I wish I had a greater range. I wish it was more accurate at times. - Author: Gary Numan
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#33. I look at the human life like an experiment. Every new moment, every new experience, tragic or otherwise, is an opportunity to gain a more accurate perspective and helps lead me to clarity. - Author: Steve Gleason
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#34. As accurate as a blind man pissing during an earthquake."
"Wow ... ," I breathed.
She frowned at me.
"That was a great metaphor," I said.
"Oh please."
"I need to write that down," I said, ignoring her complaints, fishing for my new mobile to type it out. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#35. Nonfiction means that our stories are as true and accurate as possible. Readers expect - demand - diligence. - Author: Lee Gutkind
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#36. The fact is that everything I have in my pockets is carefully chosen so I'll always be prepared. Everything is there so I can be at an advantage at the moment of truth. Actually, that's not accurate. Everything's there so I won't be at a disadvantage at the moment of truth. - Author: Etgar Keret
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#37. There are instances in which it might seem more appropriate or accurate to include an exclamation point with a question mark. This has given rise to a unique punctuation mark known as the "interrobang" ( - Author: Farlex International
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#38. There's a part of me that feels like it gets really frustrating to keep working in the manner that I made the book 'Shortcomings,' where everything is pretty accurate to the real world. - Author: Adrian Tomine
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#39. Collage is a supersensitive and scrupulously accurate instrument, similar to a seismograph, which is able to record the exact amount of the possibility of human happiness at any period. - Author: Max Ernst
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#40. The Bible is not primarily a science book. It is not written to tell us how the heavens go; it is written to tell us how to go to heaven. But when it speaks on science, it is accurate. - Author: Adrian Rogers
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#41. I think the city of Washington itself is insular to a certain extent. You have to get out in the country to realize what is going on and discover that the perceptions in Washington aren't necessarily accurate. - Author: Rosalynn Carter
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#42. Jazz is a very accurate, curiously accurate accompaniment to 20th century America. - Author: Ken Burns
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#43. Our circumstances are not an accurate reflection of God's goodness. Whether life is good or bad, God's goodness, rooted in His character, is the same. - Author: Helen Grace Lescheid
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#44. What is in reality cowardice and faithlessness, we call charity, and consider it the part of benevolence sometimes to forgive men's evil practice for the sake of their accurate faith, and sometimes to forgive their confessed heresy for the sake of their admirable practice. - Author: John Ruskin
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#45. I believe that there is a Matrix and... to be more accurate I am in the Pornography Matrix. - Author: Deyth Banger
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#46. There's a great expression that says, "God is a jealous lover," and it's a very accurate expression that has nothing to do with whatever you see god or nature as. - Author: Ben Lee
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#47. To paint with oil paints for the first time ... is like trying to make something exquisitely accurate and microscopically clear out of mud pies with boxing gloves on. - Author: Brenda Ueland
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#48. Elmcrest CC, in Cedar Rapids, is where it all started when I was growing up. The tree-lined course has a very demanding layout that requires you to be accurate off the tee and avoid a number of well-placed water hazards on some of the holes. - Author: Zach Johnson
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#49. I think my view is that whenever you project into the future you're never likely to be accurate in the details, or the paraphernalia and style. It's in the spirit of it. - Author: Stephen Fry
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#50. People who say that there's a vote within the Republican Party that moves against immigrants is just factually not accurate. - Author: Grover Norquist
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#51. Don't let anyone tell you that standardized tests are not accurate measures. The truth of the matter is they offer a remarkably precise method for gauging the size of the houses near the school where the test was administered. - Author: Alfie Kohn
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#52. Aristotle was the first accurate critic and truest judge nay, the greatest philosopher the world ever had; for he noted the vices of all knowledges, in all creatures, and out of many men's perfections in a science he formed still one Art. - Author: Ben Jonson
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#53. A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty. - Author: Rudyard Kipling
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#54. Soap. If you're going to do that, we might as well kill two birds with one stone."
Fen's brows furrowed. "Why would you want to do that? Arrows are much more accurate. - Author: Dana Marie Bell
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#55. You can film me 24 hours a day and you'll get a very accurate picture of who I am. You see the funny side, I work hard, and I try to be honest and just call it how it is. - Author: Lisa Vanderpump
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#56. Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment. - Author: Bill Walsh
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#57. All my life I've lived with a future which constantly diminishes but never vanishes. - Author: Mark Doty
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#58. But I found that being an artist and doing accurate work is very difficult. - Author: Alan Bean
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#59. The role of science is to be systematic, to be accurate, to be orderly, but it certainly is not to imply that the aggregated, successful hypotheses of the past have the kind of truth that goes into a number system. - Author: Edwin Land
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#60. Many Lexington natives believe they live in a special place, one impossible to leave. I'm not so sure about that - or it's more accurate to say I think a more general truth exists beneath it: the place you first call home stays with you always, whether you remain or go. - Author: Kim Edwards
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#61. Art is a product of the intuitive - the most powerful instrument within us. The intuitive is the most accurate sense we have. - Author: Louis I. Kahn
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#62. World-changing startups need to be premised on accurate contrarian theories. - Author: Reid Hoffman
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#63. On some occasions the only people making accurate claims about the motivations of Islamists and jihadists are themselves dangerous bigots. That's terrifying. - Author: Sam Harris
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#64. If you use Facebook - as I do - Facebook in all likelihood has a unique digital file of your face, one that can be as accurate as a fingerprint and that can be used to identify you in a photo of a large crowd. - Author: Al Franken
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#65. If that is what makes us liberals, so be it, just as long as in reporting the news we adhere to the first ideals of good journalism
that news reports must be fair, accurate and unbiased. - Author: Walter Cronkite
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#66. I saw with regret, (and all scientific men have shared this feeling) that whilst the number of accurate instruments was daily increasing, we were still ignorant - Author: Alexander Von Humboldt
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#67. We'll loot the bodies and be on our way." "The words that start every great adventure," Gabrielle quipped sarcastically. She might have been surprised to discover how accurate that statement truly was. - Author: Drew Hayes
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#68. Generalization is flawed thinking only when applied to individuals. It is the most accurate way to describe the mass, the Wad. And yours is a democracy, a dictatorship of the Wad. - Author: Trevanian
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#69. Be fair. Don't present your version of the truth to others. Lose your ulterior motives! Be accurate and pure in your presentation of the way, and you will become the way. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#70. There are two kinds of tales: one accurate but not true, the other true but not accurate. - Author: Margaret George
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#71. The artist should fear to become the slave of detail. He should strive to express his thought and not the surface of it. What avails a storm cloud accurate in form and color if the storm is not therein? - Author: Albert Pinkham Ryder
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#72. I've never had any interest at all in being a journalist or writing some sort of historically accurate autobiography. - Author: James Frey
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#73. If one as source is accurate... all is about the pattern... so let's follow the pattern. - Author: Deyth Banger
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#74. In reference to Cat Stevens, it is very, very important we have accurate information on our terrorist watch list and our no fly list and that you have a remedy. - Author: Asa Hutchinson
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#75. I think a writer should always be surprised; and the more I write, the more it seems that the language itself, when explored with humility, is always deeper and more accurate than what the author thought he had in mind. - Author: Ciaran Carson
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#76. Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy. - Author: Wayne Dyer
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#77. Most of my characters are romantic rather than sexual. I think that's an essential difference in my pictures. I think they are more accurate in portraying young people as romantic - as wanting a relationship, an understanding with a member of the opposite sex more than just physical sex. - Author: John Hughes
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#78. If you really want to be totally accurate about it, the day that really changed Abby's life wasn't the day she discovered her power.
It was the day Ben sang to her in the Telekinesis lab. - Author: David Pogue
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#79. In a film muddied by fictional detail, the new Spielberg production 'Fifth Estate's portrayal of the 'Guardian's work with Wikileaks is accurate in describing the running dispute between journalists who wanted to redact documents to make them safe and Julian Assange, who wanted no such restraint. - Author: Nick Davies
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#80. Galleries of this world. These images are often so conflicting that they offer little help in achieving an accurate picture of what Christ looked like during the period of His incarnation. This multiplicity - Author: R.C. Sproul
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#81. Let's pray that the human race never escapes Earth to spread its iniquity elsewhere. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#82. When you reach 50, what you care about is being honest, being accurate, and being an example. - Author: Natalie Cole
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#83. What you remember, it's real. It doesn't matter how accurate your memory of something is, it is real to you. What you perceive as reality is reality. - Author: Raymond E. Feist
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#84. When we're able to put most of our energy into developing our natural talents, extraordinary room for growth exists. So, a revision to the "You-can-be-anything-you-want-to-be" maxim might be more accurate: You cannot be anything you want to be - but you can be a lot more of who you already are. - Author: Tom Rath
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#85. [R]emain open to not knowing, perhaps allowing yourself to come to the point of admitting, "I don't know," and then experimenting with relaxing a bit into this not knowing instead of condemning yourself for it. After all, in this moment, it may be an accurate statement of how things are for you. - Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
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#86. I have never said that the terrorists' interpretation of Islam is the accurate or correct one. But I have pointed out that the terrorists portray themselves quite successfully among Muslims as the exponents of true and pure Islam, and moderates have mounted no successful response as yet. - Author: Robert Spencer
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#87. Recently we've been hearing a lot about women "having it all." Myself, I think that is not really an accurate description of female lives today. It seems to me that what we have been up to is DOING it all. - Author: Sylvia Ann Hewlett
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#88. Reincarnation is a hopeful understanding of life. It is an accurate understanding of life. In each lifetime we grow, develop and evolve. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#89. The more closely our maps or paradigms are aligned with these principles or natural laws, the more accurate and functional they will be - Author: Stephen R. Covey
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#90. I write novels, mostly historical ones, and I try hard to keep them accurate as to historical facts, milieu and flavor. - Author: Gary Jennings
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#91. I feel that historical novelists owe it to our readers to try to be as historically accurate as we can with the known facts. Obviously, we have to fill in the blanks. And then in the final analysis, we're drawing upon our own imaginations. But I think that readers need to be able to trust an author. - Author: Sharon Kay Penman
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#92. I had a dream about you last night... if atomic clocks are synced up to a satellite to keep their time accurate, where does the satellite get its time? Is there a chain of atomic clocks setting time for other atomic clocks? - Author: Marshall Ramsay
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#93. Study the scriptures and study the mortals who have been most consistently accurate about the most important things. When your freedom and your eternal welfare are at stake, your information best be accurate. - Author: Ezra Taft Benson
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#94. It was good of you to look for Quentin." "Good!" she exclaimed. "Good! O Anthony!" "Well, so it was," he answered. "Or good in you. How accurate one has to be with one's prepositions! Perhaps it was a preposition wrong that set the whole world awry." CHARLES WILLIAMS The Place of the Lion - Author: John Piper
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#95. People have got to make their best calls in what they think about a case when they're covering it. But I do think the lesson there, and I guess stating the obvious, that oral argument can as often send a false signal as an accurate signal about where the thing is going. - Author: Donald Verrilli Jr.
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#96. To what a degree this loose mode of classing and denominating objects has rendered the vocabulary of mental and moral philosophy unfit for the purposes of accurate thinking, is best known to whoever has most meditated on the present condition of those branches of knowledge. - Author: John Stuart Mill
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#97. to be efficient it was necessary to be able to learn from the past, which meant having a fairly accurate idea of what had happened in the past. - Author: George Orwell
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#98. What Wittgenstein calls a 'grammar' is a set of rules by which we are able to make sense of things; and such grammars are not correlated with reality. It is not as though some of them provide us with a more accurate representation - Author: Terry Eagleton
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#99. I think any time you've got a story based on a true story, no matter how accurate it is, obviously it's still fictitious. - Author: John Lee Hancock
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#100. I always like to think I build in historically accurate musical in-jokes that are so precise that like maybe there's 7 or 8 people in the world watching the show that will sit up and go, "Oh my God the music being played is the right kind of music!" - Author: Bear McCreary
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