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Top 100 Quotes About Acquaintance

#1. On another occasion he toasted to the king's "long life," only to be questioned by his host, the king's son and heir, "Since when have you been so anxious about my parent's health?" Wilkes smiled and said, "Since I had the pleasure of your Royal Highness's acquaintance. - Author: Mike Lee
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#2. The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance: and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly. - Author: George Catlin
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#3. In meeting again after a separation, acquaintances ask after our outward life, friends after our inner life. - Author: Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach
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#4. Of all the offspring of Time, Error is the most ancient, and is so old and familiar an acquaintance, that Truth, when discovered, comes upon most of us like an intruder, and meets the intruder's welcome.
- Author: Charles Mackay
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#5. The law of nature is alternation for evermore. Each electrical state superinduces the opposite. The soul environs itself with friends, that it may enter into a grander self-acquaintance or solitude; and it goes alone for a season, that it may exalt its conversation or society. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#6. When I discovered a new plant, I sat down beside it for a minute or a day, to make its acquaintance and hear what it had to tell ... I asked the boulders I met, whence they came and whither they were going. - Author: John Muir
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#7. My views of the missionary object are, indeed, different from what they were when I was first set on fire by Buchanan's 'Star in the East' six years ago. But it does not always happen that a closer acquaintance with an object diminishes our attachment and preference. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#8. If Charles is undone, he'll find half his acquaintance ruined too, and that, you know, is a consolation. - Author: Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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#9. No branch of the law is of more importance to the counsellor, the statesman, or the citizen, than a thorough acquaintance with the Constitution and laws of the Federal Government, as they are administered and as they affect the rights of the people. - Author: Samuel Freeman Miller
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#10. To a dream, perhaps a nightmare was simply an unpleasant acquaintance rather than anything uncanny. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#11. I have been Merlin wandering in the woods Of a far country, where the winds waken Unnatural voices , my mind broken By a sudden acquaintance with man's rage. - Author: R.S. Thomas
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#12. The human intellect is the great truth-organ; realities, as they exist, are the subjects of its study; and knowledge is the result of its acquaintance with the things which it investigates. - Author: Moses Harvey
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#13. A long novitiate of acquaintance should precede the vows of friendship. - Author: Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke
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#14. Obama is correct in saying that the world is ready for someone like him ... a messiah-like figure, charismatic and glib ... The Bible calls that leader the Antichrist. And it seems apparent that the world is now ready to make his acquaintance. - Author: Hal Lindsey
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#15. Never ask while you are doing it if what you are doing is fun. Don't introduce even your most reliably witty acquaintance as someone who will set the table on a roar. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#16. Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#17. You will excuse my being so much overpowered. If I find him conversible, I shall be glad of his acquaintance; but if he is only a chattering coxcomb, he will not occupy much of my time or thoughts. - Author: Jane Austen
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#18. I've never understood people who treat their loved ones worse and with less respect than they would a total stranger or minor acquaintance. - Author: Lynn Coady
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#19. You wrong yourself and me by assuming my interest in you is purely physical," he went on. "I told you I am eager to further our acquaintance. I want to know what you think about things. What you want out of life. What you dream.
-Lucien to Alice - Author: Gaelen Foley
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#20. A woman can only become a man's friend in three stages: first she's an agreeable acquaintance, then a mistress and only after that a friend. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#21. As my friend, you should either bring me along, or keep me company."
"Friend?" he asked.
She blushed. "Well, 'scowling escort' is a better description. Or 'reluctant acquaintance', if you prefer. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#22. Sometimes I view members of the elite with an almost primal scorn - recently, an acquaintance used the word "confabulate" in a sentence, and I just wanted to scream. But - Author: J.D. Vance
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#23. I have a professional acquaintance whose recent eyelid job has left her with a permanent expression of such poleaxed astonishment that she looks at all times as if she had just read one of my books. - Author: Florence King
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#24. He wanted to put his arms around her, but she had a darkness that seemed to stand beside her like an acquaintance that would not go away. - Author: Elizabeth Strout
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#25. Jesu, Jesu, the mad days that I have spent! And to see how
many of my old acquaintance are dead! - Author: William Shakespeare
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#26. The shock was akin to that of buying, out of duty, a novel written by a dull and uninspired acquaintance and finding there passages of heartrending beauty and rapture that one could never imagine coming from such a tedious person. - Author: Andrew Sean Greer
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#27. A new phrase was making the rounds in Berlin, to be deployed upon encountering a friend or acquaintance on the street, ideally with a sardonic lift of one eyebrow: "Lebst du noch?" Which meant, "Are you still among the living? - Author: Erik Larson
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#28. But in after days Cosmo repented of having so completely dropped the old gentleman's acquaintance; he was under obligation to him; and if a man will have to do only with the perfect, he must needs cut himself first, and go out of the world. - Author: George MacDonald
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#29. Be able to cite three good qualities of every relative or acquaintance that you dislike. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#30. I'd rather be a nodding acquaintance, than a bobble head - Author: Josh Stern
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#31. An acquaintance had become a lover, might become a husband, but would retain all that she had noted in the acquaintance; and love must confirm an old relation rather than reveal a new one. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#32. She left me then, surrounded by my extravagantly simple finery and I sat for a long time, uncomfortable both with the person I had been and the person I was finally becoming. Caught between the two of them, I felt rather lonely, as one often does with a new acquaintance. - Author: Deanna Raybourn
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#33. From my earliest acquaintance with the science of political economy, it has been evident to my mind that capital was the product of labor, and that therefore, in its best analysis there could be no natural conflict between capital and labor. - Author: Leland Stanford
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#34. [On an anarchist acquaintance:] Everything in appearance the most alarmist aunt could wish. - Author: Sylvia Townsend Warner
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#35. Day by day we are summoned beyond a safe theological "knowledge of description" to one of unpredictable "acquaintance. - Author: Susan S. Phillips
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#36. A Christian might drink only ginger ale at the tavern bar, but there he is already on the way to drinking beer and whiskey. The girl who attends a ball but never dances a step, will soon surrender her body to the lustful embrace of every casual male acquaintance as other dancers do. - Author: John R. Rice
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#37. Facebook is looking to help you distribute content to who you want to distribute to. Facebook gets a lot better if you put each of your friends into either your 'close friend' or 'acquaintance' list. - Author: Robert Scoble
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#38. The perpetual mourner
the grief that can never be healed
is innocently enough felt to be wearisome by the rest of the world. And my sense of desolation increases. Each day seems a new beginning
a new acquaintance with grief. - Author: George Eliot
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#39. Usually, I have a lot of acquaintance with the story before I start writing it. When I didn't have regular time to give to writing, stories would just be working in my head for so long that when I started to write I was deep into them. Now, I do that work by filling notebooks. - Author: Alice Munro
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#40. If you should happen, by any unlikely chance, to know a man more blest in a laugh than Scrooge's nephew, all I can say is, I should like to know him too. Introduce him to me, and I'll cultivate his acquaintance. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#41. There's no nation under the sun can beat the English for ill-politeness: for my part, I hate the very sight of them; and so I shall only just visit a person of quality or two of my particular acquaintance, and then I shall go back again to France. - Author: Fanny Burney
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#42. There is an extent of riches, as well as an extreme of poverty, which, by harrowing the circles of a man's acquaintance, lessens his opportunities of general knowledge. - Author: Howard Zinn
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#43. A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends. - Author: George Washington
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#44. It is a fact which escapes no one, that, generally speaking, whoso is acquainted with his worth has but a little stock to cultivate acquaintance with. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#45. True genius is a complete stranger to most, a momentary acquaintance to others, a lasting friend to few. - Author: Dan Groat
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#46. I don't think life offers any greater experience than the joyful sense of recognition when one finds in a new acquaintance a real friend, or when an old relationship deepens into friendship, or when one finds an old friendship intact despite the passage of years and many absences. - Author: Abigail McCarthy
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#47. Our aim in studying the Godhead must be to know God himself better. Our concern must be to enlarge our acquaintance, not simply with the doctrine of God's attributes, but with the living God whose attributes they are. - Author: J.I. Packer
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#48. You can greet even the dullest acquaintance with pleasure, if you have forgotten their dreary story. - Author: Jude Morgan
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#49. I get to be the nosiest friend or acquaintance that anyone has because it's - my job is to ask you about your dating life all the time. - Author: Sam Yagan
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#50. An acquaintance with the great works of art and thought is the only real insurance against the barbarism of the time. - Author: Edmund Wilson
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#51. Any new French female acquaintance would most likely have held herself aloof, eyeing you suspiciously until she had assessed your character and whether or not you posed a threat. - Author: Catherine Sanderson
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#52. When Jesus tells us about his Father, we distrust him. When he shows us his Home, we turn away, but when he confides to us that he is 'acquainted with Grief', we listen, for that also is an Acquaintance of our own. - Author: Emily Dickinson
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#53. A child without an acquaintance of some kind with a classic of literature ... suffers from that impoverishment for the rest of his life. No later intimacy is like that of the first. - Author: Lizette Woodworth Reese
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#54. The conferring and comparing of Scriptures is an excellent means of coming to an acquaintance with the mind and will of God in them. - JOHN OWEN - Author: Joel R. Beeke
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#55. Some officers of his acquaintance had barked and yelled and shouted. He had always found it more effective to speak low and quiet, enunciating clearly and precisely as if to an idiot child, bearing down with an icy stare. That way he had found the implied menace to be unmistakable. - Author: Lee Child
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#56. Here richly, with ridiculous display,
The Politician's corpse was laid away.
While all of his acquaintance sneered and slanged
I wept: for I had longed to see him hanged. - Author: Hilaire Belloc
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#57. Good-bye, Pen Leland. If we meet again, maybe in London next season, you'll pardon me if I don't pursue an acquaintance with you. It's hard to chat about the weather when one's heart is breaking - - Author: Marissa Doyle
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#58. Had been taking much pains to seek the acquaintance, and proclaim the value of the connection, as he had formerly taken pains to shew neglect. - Author: Jane Austen
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#59. The fire of my adversity has purged the mass of my acquaintance. - Author: Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke
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#60. Your law may be perfect, your knowledge of human affairs may be such as to enable you to apply it with wisdom and skill, and yet without individual acquaintance with men, their haunts and habits, the pursuit of the profession becomes difficult, slow, and expensive. - Author: William Dunbar
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#61. Mind is knowledge, meditation is non-knowledge. Mind knows, meditation experiences. Mind can only give you a certain acquaintance but not the taste. If you want the taste of the Tao you have to move to no-mind, to Meditation. - Author: Rajneesh
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#62. There was once a Charcoal-burner who lived and worked by himself. A Fuller, however, happened to come and settle in the same neighbourhood; and the Charcoal-burner, having made his acquaintance and finding he was - Author: Aesop
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#63. We would rather be in the company of somebody we like than in the company of the most superior being of our acquaintance. - Author: Frank Arthur Swinnerton
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#64. for the other sort of intimate acquaintance, - Author: James Agee
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#65. When you're rich, you don't have friends; you just have endless acquaintances. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#66. Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquaintance. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#67. Unlike many other places, Hilo is more fascinating on closer acquaintance - so fascinating that it is hard to write about it in plain prose. - Author: Isabella Bird
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#68. I do not like new things of any kind, not even a new gown, far less a new acquaintance, therefore make as few as possible; one can but have one's heart and hands full, and mine are. I have love and work enough to last me the rest of my life. - Author: Anna Brownell Jameson
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#69. Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#70. Once in awhile, you do encounter bad acquaintance, mean people, toxic aura. Don't let them rent space in your heart and mind. Don't let anyone make you so upset that you become someone you don't even recognise. - Author: Rita Zahara
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#71. If it were worth while to argue a paradox, one might maintain that nature regards the female as the essential, the male as the superfluity of her world. Perhaps the best starting-point for study of the Virgin would be a practical acquaintance with bees, and especially with queen bees. - Author: Henry Adams
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#72. He may live in my memory as the most amiable man of my acquaintance.. - Author: Jane Austen
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#73. The most accomplished way of using books is to serve them as some people do lords; learn their titles and then brag of their acquaintance. - Author: Laurence Sterne
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#74. When you're a working writer, sooner or later friends and acquaintances will get you alone and confide that they, too, have a book in them. - Author: Steven Pressfield
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#75. My mother was a children's librarian. I remember when traditional stories were revised for modern audiences until they bore only a nodding acquaintance with the originals, but were released as 'authentic Indian stories' when they were, in fact, nothing of the kind. - Author: Patricia Briggs
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#76. An acquaintance with the muses, in the education of youth, contributes not a little to soften manners. It gives a delicate turn to the imagination and a polish to the mind. - Author: Samuel Richardson
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#77. Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#78. I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow to keep an appointment with a beech-tree, or a yellow birch, or an old acquaintance among the pines. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#79. There's sort of an open offer to work with a guy in Los Angeles who does big band and orchestra arrangements who was at least an acquaintance to Les Baxter before he passed away. - Author: Jello Biafra
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#80. The feet should have more of the acquaintance of earth, and know more of flowers, freshness, cool brooks, wild thyme, and salt sand than does anything else about us ... It is only the entirely unshod that have lively feet. - Author: Alice Meynell
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#81. Berliners came to practice what became known as "the German glance" - der deutsche Blick - a quick look in all directions when encountering a friend or acquaintance on the street. - Author: Erik Larson
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#82. The friendship between a man and a woman which does not lead to marriage or desire for marriage may be a life long experience of the greatest value to themselves and to all their circle of acquaintance and of activity; but for this type of friendship both a rare man and a rare woman are needed. - Author: Anna Garlin Spencer
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#83. You don't always need to talk with experts; sometimes the consumer, who just might be a friend or acquaintance, is your best consultant. - Author: Blake Mycoskie
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#84. An unlearned carpenter of my acquaintance once said in my hearing: "There is very little difference between one man and another; but what little there is, is very important." This distinction seems to me to go to the root of the matter. - Author: William James
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#85. Am sorry to note that abuse and condemnation of a common acquaintance often constitutes very strong bond of union between otherwise uncongenial spirits. - Author: E.M. Delafield
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#86. Even if my acquaintance at the publishing party was certain that she herself would never abandon her husband, the question was not entirely up to her. She was not the only person in that bed. All lovers, even the most faithful lovers, are vulnerable to abandonment against their will. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#87. And is that all you can say for him?" cried Marianne, indignantly. "But what are his manners on more intimate acquaintance? What his pursuits, his talents, and genius?" Sir John was rather puzzled. - Author: Jane Austen
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#88. Bigger stories are made out of longer acquaintance with fact and character, but I also love the tiny stories in which almost everything has to be inferred and imagined. - Author: Lauren Groff
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#89. Those who imagine that a politician would make a better figurehead than a hereditary monarch might perhaps make the acquaintance of more politicians. - Author: Margaret Thatcher
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#90. But, in fact, impermanence is like some of the people we meet in life - difficult and disturbing at first, but on deeper acquaintance far friendlier and less unnerving than we could have imagined. - Author: Sogyal Rinpoche
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#91. Of all American cities of whatever size the most friendly on preliminary inspection, and on further acquaintance the most likable. The happiest-hearted, the gayest, the most care-free city on this continent. - Author: Irvin S. Cobb
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#92. In secluding himself too much from society, an author is in danger of losing that intimate acquaintance with life which is the only sure foundation of power in a writer. - Author: Christian Nestell Bovee
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#93. She stole a glance at Kevin Kimberly...No other man of her acquaintance ever boasted so smooth a shave or as shapely a haircut. - Author: Nancy Paschal
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#94. It may be whispered to those uninitiated people who are anxious to know the habits and make the acquaintance of men of letters, that there are no race of people who talk about books, or, perhaps, who read books, so little as literary men. - Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
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#95. He picked some unwise words. Saying, "I'll enjoy killing you for my lord", is just not the way to make my acquaintance. - Author: Charlaine Harris
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#96. When adversity entered his room, he bowed to his old acquaintance cordially; he tickled catastrophe in the ribs. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#97. In a multitude of acquaintances is less security, than in one faithful friend. - Author: Herman Melville
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#98. Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend. - Author: Thomas Chandler Haliburton
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#99. It strikes everyone in beginning to form an acquaintance with the treasures of Indian literature that a land so rich in intellectual products and those of the profoundest order of thought. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#100. You have an astonishing ability to deliver insults in the most normal tone of voice. Do you find that makes you popular among your acquaintance? - Author: Miranda Neville
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