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Top 100 Quotes About Ages

#1. Every year, once a year, in Maryland, I go for a week and overnight camp with about 50 to 60 kids with muscular dystrophy, all ages, seven to 21. And it is really fun. I have some great friends there and wonderful counselors. - Author: Mattie Stepanek
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#2. All the labor of all the ages, all the devotion, all the inspiration, all the noonday brightness of human genius are destined to extinction. So now, my friends, if that is true, and it is true, what is the point? - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#3. History, which undertakes to record the transactions of the past, for the instruction of future ages, would ill deserve that honourable office if she condescended to plead the cause of tyrants, or to justify the maxims of persecution. - Author: Edward Gibbon
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#4. Saffy could tell by the feel of the darkness that Caddy was awake. She said, "Caddy, how far back can you remember?"
"Oh," said Caddy, "ages. I can remember when I could only lie flat. On my back. I can remember how pleased I was when I learned to roll over. - Author: Hilary McKay
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#5. Woman is deprived of rights from lack of education, and the lack of education results from the absence of rights. We must not forget that the subjection of women is so complete, and dates from such ages back that we are often unwilling to recognise the gulf that separates them from us. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#6. I would love to be better at cooking but I hate cleaning up afterwards. I love the process of putting everything together and the chance of getting it right or wrong but it takes ten minutes to eat it and then ages to clean. - Author: Mark Webber
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#7. The illusion that times that were are better than those that are, has probably pervaded all ages. - Author: Horace Greeley
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#8. All the world's Muslims have fewer Nobel Prizes than Trinity College, Cambridge. They did great things in the Middle Ages, though. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#9. I like playing all sorts of ages and genders. - Author: Chris Lilley
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#10. Life of Ages, richly poured,
Love of God unspent and free,
Flowing in the Prophet's word
And the People's liberty!
Never was to chosen race
That unstinted tide confined;
Thine is every time and place,
Fountain sweet of heart and mind! - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#11. It seems to me ... that I have always lived! I possess memories that go back to the Pharoahs. I see myself very clearly at different ages of history, practicing different professions ... My present personality is the result of my lost [past] personalities. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#12. People automatically estimate a mom's IQ at around her children's ages, maybe dividing by the number of kids, rounding up to the nearest pajama size. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#13. Can this be true? This is the twentieth century, not the Middle Ages. Who would allow such crimes to be committed? How could the world remain silent?" And - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#14. The subjects which he has chosen, however, are of both historic and dramatic importance, and they have the added value of giving the modern reader a clear picture of the state of semi-lawlessness which existed in Europe, during the middle ages. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#15. The brilliant passes, like the dew at morn; The true endures, for ages yet unborn. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#16. I guarantee whenever I get married or have a baby, everyone is going to want to know my kid's name and I'm not going to say it for ages. That's just the way I want to do it. It'll come out but it won't have come from me. - Author: Kristen Stewart
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#17. Children at certain ages have distinct actions, and boys at certain ages have a particular way of acting too. - Author: Regina King
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#18. All ages before ours believed in gods in some form or other. Only an unparalleled impoverishment in symbolism could enable us to rediscover the gods as psychic factors, which is to say, as archetypes of the unconscious. No doubt this discovery is hardly credible as yet. - Author: Carl Jung
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#19. When I first got married to my husband, he had boxes full of photos of my two stepsons, ages 5 and 8 at the time, and I put them together in some little albums and wrote notes about how happy I was that they were a part of my life. - Author: Nancy O'Dell
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#20. Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they passed. - Author: William Temple
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#21. Art is eternally young, but the poet ages. If only he remained as young as art! If only it aged with him! - Author: Franz Grillparzer
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#22. All ages serve and worship the same God, gather under the same gospel and add to the collective song that praises the faithfulness of God as each generation shares in his promises to us. - Author: Keith Getty
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#23. Emily and I have now reached the time in life when not only do we lie about our ages, we forget what we've said they are. - Author: Cornelia Otis Skinner
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#24. Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages. - Author: George Washington
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#25. You people in all parts of the world, who have passed away over the ages, you did not live only to fertilize the earth with your ashes, so that at the end of time your descendants could become happy through European culture - Author: Johann Gottfried Herder
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#26. It happened very providentially, to the honor of the Christian religion, that it did not take its rise in the dark illiterate ages of the world, but at a time when arts and sciences were at their height. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#27. In all the ages, three-fourths of the support of the great charities has been conscience money. - Author: Mark Twain
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#28. Life repeats Shakespearian themes more often than we think. Did Lady Macbeth, Richard III, and King Claudius exist only in the Middle Ages? Shylock wanted to cut a pound of flesh from the body of the merchant of Venice. Is that a fairy tale? - Author: Varlam Shalamov
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#29. I think it is a quest of literature throughout the ages to describe the human condition. - Author: Werner Herzog
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#30. Down through the ages man's heart has remained unchanged. Whatever the color of his skin, whatever his cultural or ethnic background, he needs the Gospel of Christ. - Author: Billy Graham
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#31. The evils of war are great in their endurance, and have a long reckoning for ages to come. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#32. I just love making sounds. Anything that made a sound, as a kid I was just taken back by and would sit with it for ages and just try and make all different sounds on it. - Author: Ella Henderson
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#33. I don't recall seeing your friend, either. What did you say he was? A zombie? A mummy?"
"A skeleton."
"A skeleton, yeah. Haven't seen one of those in ages. - Author: Derek Landy
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#34. ...she felt safe with Nicolo, and feared nothing. - Author: Mirella Sichirollo Patzer
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#35. Sexual selection acts in a less rigorous manner than natural selection. The latter produces its effects by the life or death at all ages of the more or less successful individuals. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#36. These are islands in time - with nothing to date them on the calendar of mankind. In these areas it is as though a person were looking backward into the ages and forward untold years. Here are bits of eternity, which have a preciousness beyond all accounting. - Author: Harvey Broome
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#37. In general, I write for ages 12 and up - although I've received emails from readers between the ages of seven and seventy. My books are science fiction. - Author: Marie Lu
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#38. As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages; and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy, and every mode of attack. Truth is mighty, and must prevail. - Author: Adam Clarke
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#39. As much as I'm drawn to writing about teenage girls, I like the idea of having the freedom to branch out and write about different ages, for different ages. - Author: Ann Brashares
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#40. Death and change are busy ever, Man decays, and ages move; But His mercy waneth never; God is wisdom, God is love. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#41. He that would earn the Poet's sacred name, Must write for future as for present ages. - Author: Christopher Pearse Cranch
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#42. Battles, in these ages, are transacted by mechanism; with the slightest possible development of human individuality or spontaneity; men now even die, and kill one another, in an artificial manner. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#43. I only know the lyrics to songs that I listened to between the ages of 11 and 15. - Author: Elizabeth Banks
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#44. Epidemics historically have tended to kill the very young and the very old, but AIDS is different: Those ages 20 to 40 are most affected, which means that so far over 12 million African children have been orphaned because of AIDS. - Author: Marvin Olasky
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#45. Think, man, think of all the oceans of lies through all the ages that must have been necessary to make this possible! Think of this new particular vintage of lies that has been so industriously pumped out of the press and the pulpit. Doesn't it stagger you? - Author: John Dos Passos
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#46. If I Must Go
If I must go to heaven's end
Climbing the ages like a stair,
Be near me and forever bend
With the same eyes above me there;
Time will fly past us like leaves flying,
We shall not heed, for we shall be
Beyond living, beyond dying,
Knowing and known unchangeably. - Author: Sara Teasdale
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#47. How much easier it is to be poor than rich. - Author: Lois Leveen
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#48. Some of us, regarding the ocean with understanding and affection, have seen it looking old, as if the immemorial ages had been stirred up from the undisturbed bottom of ooze. For it is a gale of wind that makes the sea look old. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#49. The wonders of the ages assembled for your edification, education and enjoyment - for a price. - Author: P.T. Barnum
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#50. All the labours of ages, all the devotion, all the inspiration, all the noon-day brightness of human genius, are destined to extinciton in the vast death of the solar system, and that the whole temple of Man's achievement must inevitably be buried beneath the debris of a universe in ruins. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#51. 'Jersey Boys' has been the most amazing experience ever and has exposed an entire new audience to the music. It's great to see people of all ages coming to the show. - Author: Frankie Valli
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#52. I've never thought about the ages of my readers. - Author: David Macaulay
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#53. In the end, science offers us the only way out of politics. And if we allow science to become politicized, then we are lost. We will enter the Internet version of the dark ages, an era of shifting fears and wild prejudices, transmitted to people who don't know any better. - Author: Michael Crichton
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#54. The sighing of the devotee clears a path for him into the world unseen, and his tears wash away the sins of ages. All revelation follows the ecstasy; all knowledge that a book can never contain, that a language can never express, nor a teacher teach, comes to him of itself. - Author: Hazrat Inayat Khan
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#55. Being infinitely amazed, so do I give thanks to God, Who has been pleased to make me the first observer of marvelous things, unrevealed to bygone ages. - Author: Galileo Galilei
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#56. They have written volumes out of which a couplet of verse, a period in prose, may cling to the rock of ages, as a shell that survives a deluge. - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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#57. What subsists to-day by violence continues to-morrow by acquiescence and is perpetuated by tradition; till at last the hoary abuse shakes the gray hairs of antiquity at us, and gives it-self out as the wisdom of ages. - Author: Edward Everett
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#58. Secret Societies have existed among all peoples, savage and civilized, since the beginning of recorded history ... It is beyond question that the secret societies of all ages have exercised a considerable degree of political influence. - Author: Manly Hall
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#59. I cannot escape from the conclusion that the great ages of progress have depended upon a small number of individuals of transcendent ability. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#60. You wait for ages, and then two come along at once. - Author: Jennifer E. Smith
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#61. Wisdom of the Ages: "Being Poor" Of all the crimes committed in America, undoubtedly the most unforgivable. - Author: Matthew D. Heines
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#62. Women worldwide ages 15 through 44 are more likely to die or be maimed because of male violence than because of cancer, malaria, war and traffic accidents combined, - Author: Rebecca Solnit
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#63. It might be judged an affront to your understanding should I go about to prove this first principle; the existence of a Diety and that He is the Creator of the universe, for that would suppose you ignorant of what all mankind in all ages have agreed in. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#64. I have sought happiness through many ages and not found it. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#65. Man is a spiritual intelligence, who has taken flesh with the object of gaining experience in worlds below the spiritual, in order that he may be able to master and to rule them, and in later ages take his place in the creative and directing hierarchies of the universe. - Author: Annie Besant
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#66. Didn't know one another's names or ages or reasons for being there, and that was fine, because silence isn't the same when it's shared. Its sad and lonely sides are shunted off. - Author: Dinaw Mengestu
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#67. Ignorance," he rejoined, sounding cross. "You modern people live in your own version of the Dark Ages, dismissing anything you can't understand. If the relic didn't stop him, what the hell did? - Author: Sylvain Reynard
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#68. The highest thinkers of the ages, the seers of the tribes and the nations, have been optimists. - Author: Helen Keller
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#69. I know Verona as I do my own body. - Author: Lois Leveen
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#70. The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again. - Author: Robert Jordan
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#71. Modern scientific findings harmonize with revelation through the ages. No conflict exists between the gospel and any truth ... All true principles are a part of the gospel of Jesus Christ. There is no principle that we need to fear. - Author: Spencer W. Kimball
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#72. Quidditch Through the Ages Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them The Tales of Beedle the Bard - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#73. Respect for woman, the much lauded chivalry of the Middle Ages, meant what I fear it still means to some men in our own day - respect for the elect few among whom they expect to consort. - Author: Anna Julia Cooper
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#74. Yet all myths are symbolic of some truth," she pointed out, "else they would not endure the ages. - Author: Melissa McPhail
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#75. Twenty-fours hours of sleeplessness had made her, in my eyes, anyway, and idealized representation of compassionate, long-suffering women of all ages everywhere. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#76. James Croll, the Scottish janitor and self-taught polymath whose theories concerning Earth's orbit provided the first plausible explanation for how ice ages might have started. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#77. Incontestably, the great centres of population in the primeval ages were the chalklands, and next to them those of limestone. The chalk first, for it furnished man with flints, and the limestone next when he had learned to barter. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#78. After our ages-long journey from savagery to civility, let's hope we haven't bought a round-trip ticket. - Author: Cullen Hightower
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#79. Some dark nights hide the cruelest of secrets. Such are the tales of the dark shadows hidden in that old castle in a distant land. The story of ages started with a classic; highlighting the infamous monster made out of a man. - Author: Adhish Mazumder
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#80. It is lawful and hath been held so through all ages for any one who have the power to call to account a tyrant or wicked king, and after due conviction to depose and put him to death. - Author: John Milton
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#81. Between the ages of 30 and 40 was the time when both my spirit and body were young and powerful and I could do anything! - Author: Kansai Yamamoto
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#82. The fuzzy boundary lines between different readership ages have always puzzled me, so these days I just write what comes, and assume I can fix the mess later with an editor's help. - Author: Julie Berry
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#83. When are you gunna forget that? It was ages ago.'
Only last year, actually. Reggie was convinced he had cancer because he had a black pot on his tongue - he switched to tea bags after the doctor told him it was a tea leaf. - Author: Bill Condon
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#84. Heroic ages are not and never were sentimental and those daring conquistadores who conquered entire worlds for their Spain or Portugal received lamentably little thanks from their kings. - Author: Stefan Zweig
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#85. Rome in the ages, dimmed with all her towers, / Floats in the mist, a little cloud at tether. - Author: Alice Meynell
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#86. Give us a man, young or old, high or low, on whom we know we can thoroughly depend, who will stand firm when others fail; the friend faithful and true, the adviser honest and fearless, the adversary just and chivalrous,-in such a one there is a fragment of the Rock of Ages. - Author: Arthur Penrhyn Stanley
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#87. In all ages, far back into prehistory, we find human beings have painted and adorned themselves. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#88. But there is every reason to think that the bulging cortex which would later measure stars and ice ages was still a dim, impoverished region in a skull box whose capacity was no greater than that of great apes. - Author: Loren Eiseley
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#89. The most interesting thing about the idea of money is that it makes it possible to measure something in previous ages we couldn't be sure about, and that something is power. - Author: Daniel Keys Moran
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#90. I think time is elastic. There are moments in my life that are many, many years ago and yet I can conjure them as though it's a second ago. And there are other things that happened maybe last week that seem like ages ago. - Author: Keith Carradine
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#91. Wisdom of the Ages: "New Year" For a kid, the ultimate source of confusion. They say it's a new year, but after the break, you realize you are still in the same class, with the same lousy people. - Author: Matthew D. Heines
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#92. Between the ages of six and nine, my palette was taking shape as well as my identity as a chef. It was then that I learned the difference between salty, sweet, sour and even spicy. - Author: Marcus Samuelsson
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#93. So it was with court jesters in the Middle Ages; they could alert the king to dangers that the ministers would not dare to comment on because they were afraid of losing their positions. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#94. All music is based in one way or the other, or influenced through the ages, on technology. - Author: Hans Zimmer
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#95. If [President Obama] does not go on the offensive against ISIS ... they are coming here. This is just not about Baghdad, this is just not about Syria, this is about our homeland. And if we get attacked because he has no strategy to protect us, then he will have committed a blunder for the ages. - Author: Lindsey Graham
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#96. In 1352, Ibn Batuta, the greatest Arab-language traveler of the Middle Ages, who had journeyed overland across Africa, Europe, and Asia, reported visiting the city of Taghaza, which, he said, was entirely built of salt, including an elaborate mosque. - Author: Mark Kurlansky
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#97. In the world a man lives in his own age; in solitude in all ages. - Author: William Mathews
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#98. In all assemblies, though you wedge them ever so close, we may observe this peculiar property, that over their heads there is room enough; but how to reach it is the difficult point. To this end the philosopher's way in all ages has been by erecting certain edifices in the air. - Author: Jonathan Swift
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#99. Throughout history, knowledge rises and falls, ebbs and flows. What once was known is forgotten again, lost in time, sometimes for centuries, only to be rediscovered ages later. - Author: James Rollins
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#100. It's amazing when I do a gig how many people of different ages come up to me afterwards and chat to me about songs. The emotions I feel are what any person can relate to. Sometimes I'm just a narrator. - Author: Ella Henderson
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