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#1. What is interesting is that elephants can accurately and reliably figure out who is friend and who is foe. Compare this to us humans, who still walk down dark alleys at night, fall for Ponzi schemes, and buy lemons from used-car salesmen. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#2. Some Churches are heated and cooled 365 days a year. As homeless soldiers lay in alleys and bushes quite near. - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#3. Street people use cardboard all the time, and bum alleys are just shanties or lean-tos, though. They're nothing like my house! Mine is deluxe! It's a big, thick, super sturdy refrigerator box that I found at an appliance store! - Author: Wendelin Van Draanen
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#4. The mob dispersed, going ragged at the edges as people legged it down side alleys, threw away their makeshift weapons and emerged at the other end walking the grave, thoughtful walk of honest citizens. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#5. Ivory towers are as rare as bowling alleys in tribal cultures. - Author: Terry Eagleton
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#6. No one got the better of Kaz. He was the toughest, scariest thing walking the alleys of the Barrel. - Author: Leigh Bardugo
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#7. The streets and alleys of the ward were notoriously filthy, and the contractors habitually neglected them, not failing, however, to draw their regular payments from the city treasury. - Author: Ray Stannard Baker
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#8. The most astonishing subset of the Deep Web is a collection of dark alleys called the Dark Web. The Dark Web is generally thought of as a collection of criminal elements intent on subverting the law, stealing our money, and possibly kidnapping our daughters. - Author: John McAfee
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#9. Thither he bent his way, determined there
to rest at noon; and entered soon the shade
high roofed, and walks beneath, and alleys brown,
That opened in the midst a woody scene;
Nature's own work it seemed, Nature-taught Art - Author: John Milton
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#10. Commercial cleaning operations that use carpet and upholstery cleaners include apartment buildings and condos, offices, schools, banks, restaurants, hotels, churches, bowling alleys, transportation terminals, and more. Cleaning services melbourne also a perfect cleaning company in melbourne. - Author: Cleaning Services
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#11. It takes more courage to dig deep in the dark corners of your own soul and the back alleys of your society than it does for a soldier to fight on the battlefield. - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#12. Night doesn't fall in Rome; it rises from the city's heart, from the gloomy little alleys and courtyards where the sun never gets much more than a brief look-in, and then, like the mist from the Tiber, it creeps over the rooftops and spreads up into the hills. - Author: Caroline Llewellyn
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#13. The good chip allows you to whistle while you walk in the dark alleys of golf. - Author: Tommy Bolt
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#14. Terry Pratchett's right up my alley ... give him a try! - Author: Piers Anthony
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#15. The lowest and vilest alleys of London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#16. Human beings set out to encounter other worlds, other civilizations, without having fully gotten to know their own hidden recesses, their blind alleys, well shafts, dark barricaded doors. - Author: Stanislaw Lem
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#17. In the labyrinth of a difficult text, we find unmarked forks in the path, detours, blind alleys, loops that deliver us back to our point of entry, and finally the monster who whispers an unintelligible truth in our ears. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#18. Would the valleys were your streets, and the green paths your alleys, that you might seek one another through vineyards, and come with the fragrance of the earth in your garments. - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#19. Well, I had a wolverine. It was supposed to be a cat, but Jason (Patric) is allergic to cats. I can't remember where I got it. Some back alley taxidermy, maybe? But I think I got it at The Bay taxidermy department. Downtown Winnipeg. Next to the tumbleweeds. - Author: Guy Maddin
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#20. Those herbs which perfume the air most delightfully, not passed by as the rest, but, being trodden upon and crushed, are three; that is, burnet, wild thyme and watermints. Therefore, you are to set whole alleys of them, to have the pleasure when you walk or tread. - Author: Francis Bacon
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#21. Bryant wanted to be outside digging up corpses and chasing (as much as his bad leg would allow) unscrupulous but fiendishly brilliant villains through the back alleys of the city. Instead he was meeting a clerk about forgotten bits of paperwork. - Author: Christopher Fowler
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#22. If there are alleys inside me, there must also be hallways. I - Author: Markus Zusak
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#23. And after I dropped him off, I took the longest possible route home ... I explored alleys and hidden roads I never knew existed. I discovered neighborhoods entirely new to me. And finally ... I discovered I was sick of this town and everything in it. - Author: Jay Asher
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#24. English doesn't borrow from other languages. english follows other languages down dark alleys, knocks them over and goes through their pockets for loose grammar. - Author: James Nicoll
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#25. Without Scientology, I would be in an alley somewhere looking for dope. - Author: Giovanni Ribisi
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#26. This is the old part of Tehran, with small spice shops, dusty narrow alleys with dry streams winding into houses with tall protective walls. - Author: Azar Nafisi
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#27. He'd taken a wrong turn somewhere and found himself wandering the back alleys of hell. - Author: Tiffany Reisz
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#28. Hate had begun to paralyze his thinking, he realized, to make little blind alleys of the roads that logic had pointed out to him in New York. - Author: Patricia Highsmith
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#29. Always follow your dreams, even if they lead you down a few dark alleys. - Author: Teresa Mummert
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#30. And you call yourselves a bowling alley? - Author: Woody Harrelson
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#31. The Maze, that labyrinth of alleys called ginnels and snickets locally - tiny squares, courtyards, nooks and crannies and small warehouses that had remained unchanged since the eighteenth century. - Author: Peter Robinson
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#32. These people live again in print as intensely as when their images were captured on old dry plates of sixty years ago ... I am walking in their alleys, standing in their rooms and sheds and workshops, looking in and out of their windows. Any they in turn seem to be aware of me. - Author: Ansel Adams
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#33. At a guess I'll guarantee to lead you to thirty or forty alleys and networks of alleys north of Prince Street that aren't suspected by ten living beings outside of the foreigners that swarm them. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#34. It means working harder to do the research but I don't really mind - I don't think I have what it takes to chase criminals through back alleys and wade through blood at crime scenes. - Author: Jeffery Deaver
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#35. Like paths and alleys overgrown with hardy, rank-growing weeds, the words we use are overgrown with our individual, private, provincial associations, which tend to choke the meaning. - Author: Stefan Themerson
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#36. I have lived in other cities but been inside of only one. I once wore all the windows of Chicago and all its doorways on a key ring. Salons, mansions, alleys, courtrooms, depots, factories, hotels, police cells, the lake front, the rooftops and the sidewalks were my haberdashery. - Author: Ben Hecht
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#37. Dashiell Hammett took murder out of theVenetian vase and dropped it into the alley. - Author: Raymond Chandler
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#38. It was November
the month of crimson sunsets, parting birds, deep, sad hymns of the sea, passionate wind-songs in the pines. Anne roamed through the pineland alleys in the park and, as she said, let that great sweeping wind blow the fogs out of her soul. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#39. It was like two drunks in a back alley throwing punches at each other. - Author: Eamon
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#40. The trees grew too thickly, and their trunks were too big for any healthy New England wood. There was too much silence in the dim alleys between them. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#41. Isolation is a blind alley ... Nothing on the planet grows except by convergence. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#42. To demand to know is the obligation of every American. That it occasionally leads people down blind alleys, or off to Atlantis, is to be celebrated, not scorned. - Author: Charles P. Pierce
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#43. It would be hilarious if I worked in a bowling alley. - Author: Aubrey Plaza
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#44. Unsettled heart. The fetishism of secrecy. These people understood - as I did - the back alleys of the soul, whispers and shadows, money slipping from hand to hand, the password, the code, the second self, all the hidden consolations that lifted - Author: Donna Tartt
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#45. Research is the process of going up alleys to see if they are blind. - Author: Marston Bates
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#46. Down in Texas, Rick Perry announced he will not run for reelection. He said 'I executed one last woman, that fertilizer plant exploded, I returned abortions to back alleys where it belongs, my work here is done.' I think that's what he said, he was chewing a crayon. - Author: Bill Maher
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#47. When dealing with American politics, you try to follow the money, and that's where it leads you. It doesn't take you to the electoral college or to Princeton. It takes you down the darker alleys of American life. - Author: Roger Morris
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#48. And so, out of bloody-mindedness, I had said the word, and we went for the first time, into those Bombay Central alleys that have no name. Lamba introduced me simply as 'The Moor', and because I came with him there was less contempt than I had expected. - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#49. You know the way of the wind in the night - the desolate alleys my soul takes - Author: John Geddes
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#50. I see no hope for a revival among God's people today. They are so enamored and so cluttered up with Hollywood and newspapers and magazines and parties and bowling alleys and camping trips and everything else. How in the world are they going to get still long enough to see anything from God? - Author: Lester Roloff
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#51. The fires pool and strut; they flow up the sides of the ramparts like tides; they splash into alleys, over rooftops, through a carpark. Smoke chases dust; ash chases smoke. A newsstand floats, burning. - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#52. Without the errors, wrong turns and blind alleys, without the doubling back and misdirection and fumbling and chance discoveries, there was not one bit of joy in walking the labyrinth. - Author: William Least Heat-Moon
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#53. But I always liked side-paths, little dark back-alleys behind the main road- there one finds adventures and surprises, and precious metal in the dirt. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#54. We like to pioneer, we like to explore, we like to go down dark alleys and see what's on the other side. - Author: Jeff Bezos
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#55. Number one comes freedom first for my people and equality. And this is what I plan to do after I'm through fighting - working with nothing but the people, the little people in the alleys: the downtrodden people, going out and helping them with my image. - Author: Muhammad Ali
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#56. You learn more quickly under the guidance of experienced teachers. You waste a lot of time going down blind alleys if you have no one to lead you. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#57. I'm one of the blind alleys off the main road of procreation. - Author: Evelyn Waugh
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#58. I've prowled the dirtiest back alleys of sadness, okay? And I know what it's like to fight for your life on those mean streets. So if you need someone to vent to or someone to be quiet with or someone to talk your ear off, I can be that person. I'm not scared of the dark places. - Author: Emery Lord
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#59. The game enforces smirks; but we have seen
The moon in lonely alleys make
A grail of laughter of an empty ash can,
And all through the sound of gaiety and quest
Have heard a kitten in the wilderness. - Author: Hart Crane
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#60. Usually one must go to a bowling alley to meet a woman of your stature. - Author: John Gielgud
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#61. But what we strive to gratify, though we may call it a distant hope, is an immediate desire: the future estate for which men drudge up city alleys exists already in their imagination and love. - Author: George Eliot
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#62. As for the search for truth, I know from my own painful searching, with its many blind alleys, how hard it is to take a reliable step, be it ever so small, towards the understanding of that which is truly significant. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#63. We all have alleys and gardens and secret rooftops and places where daisies sprout between the sidewalk cracks, but most of the time all we let each other see is a postcard glimpse of a skyline or a polished square. - Author: Erin Lawless
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#64. I can always see ways to improve what I've done. At the same time, knowing it's all an ongoing life's work allows me to be less precious about blind alleys, failed experiments, and misfires. - Author: Grant Morrison
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#65. That the fighting was done, townspeople began to flood out of alleys and recesses, timidly making for the gate and - presumably - safety. - Author: Robert Jordan
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#66. She kept me from living in back alleys and going back to drugs. I paid her back, but I owed her a lot more than the money. Emily saved my life." Buck Jamison in Goodbye Emily - Author: Michael Murphy
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#67. It is perhaps beside the point to remark that bowling alleys and supermarkets have nursery facilities, while schools and colleges and scientific laboratories and government offices do not. - Author: Betty Friedan
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#68. Don't assume anything. You don't have to live your life in fear, but know what's around you. Be smart. Don't go blindly into dark alleys or parking lots. - Author: Richelle Mead
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#69. You know. Uh. The bowling alley doesn't seem to be improving my game. That is the one thing I have noticed. - Author: Barack Obama
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#70. Florida needs a special prison for tourists. Not all tourists - just the ones who trash the place, rob, shoplift, vandalize, drive drunk, assault the cops, puke in the alleys, pee in the medians, and so on. - Author: Carl Hiaasen
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#71. All your
emotions were so intense - your anger like daggers, your unhappiness a poisoned well. Even
your love had such sharp corners and dark alleys. - Author: Sherry Thomas
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#72. The tremendous secrecy of alleys between houses - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#73. Gifford Ulrich didn't know the distance from despair to hope, but he knew hope didn't sleep in alleys. - Author: Dan Groat
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#74. He led me out of that tangle of alleys in another direction, it seems, for when we sighted a lamp-post we were in a half-familiar street with monotonous rows of mingled tenement blocks and old houses. Charter Street, it turned out to be, but I was too flustered to notice just where we hit - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#75. Precise adaptation, with each part finely honed to perform a definite function in an optimal way, can only lead to blind alleys, dead ends, and extinction. - Author: Stephen Jay Gould
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#76. English you're speaking," Matheus said. "The language that sidles up to other languages in dark alleys, mugs them, then rifles through their pockets for spare vocabulary. It's the bitch-whore of languages and it owns the world. Suck on that, Rome boy. - Author: Amy Fecteau
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#77. Even a magnificent city such as Florence becomes more intriguing if there is a demon at work in the alleys. - Author: Chris Bohjalian
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#78. The development of the national spirit in its present form leads into blind alleys. Some condition must be found which preserves the life of the nation, but rules out the fatal rivalry among nations. - Author: Kathe Kollwitz
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#79. I used to lay drunk in alleys and I probably will again.Bukowski, who is he? I read about Bukowski and it doesn't seem like anything to do with me. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#80. We keep looking for justice, but it's nothing but stormy nights and dark alleys out there. - Author: Paul Levine
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#81. The sea, you see, feels good for only a few days, but then it starts suffocating you. You first escape to the sea to escape yourself, but after a while that's all you find there. City is better that way. There are too many lanes and alleys. You never run into yourself there. - Author: Bilal Tanweer
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#82. The cat of the slums and alleys, starved, outcast, harried, still keeps amid the prowlings of its adversity the bold, free, panther-tread with which it paced of yore the temple courts of Thebes, still displays the self-reliant watchfulness which man has never taught it to lay aside. - Author: Hector Hugh Munro
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#83. Aw I don't wanta go to no such thing, I just wanta drink in alleys.' ...
But you'll miss all that, just for some old wine.'
There's wisdom in wine, goddam it!' I yelled. 'Have a shot! - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#84. Ladies used to be fond of me: not all of them, but it happened, it happened. But I always liked side-paths, little dark back-alleys behind the main road- there one finds adventures and surprises, and precious metal in the dirt. I - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#85. May you illuminate the darkest alleys and make smooth the path of those saddled with the heaviest load. - Author: Chrissa Ventrelle
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#86. Dumb hope is what it hurts most to write, occupying the foolish schemes we pursued for decades, the blind alleys, the cliffs we stepped off. - Author: Mary Karr
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#87. Christ is the only exit from this world; all other exits-sexual rapture, political utopia, economic independence-are but blind alleys in which rot the corpses of the many who have tried them - Author: Fr. Seraphim Rose
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#88. I have wined and dined with kings and queens and I've slept in alleys and dined on pork and beans. - Author: Dusty Rhodes
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#89. God will never lead us down dark alleys, only lighted streets. - Author: Kassi Pontious
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#90. What future did the Jazter see for himself, exactly? Would his days of shikar continue indefinitely, or did he dare look beyond the beaches and the train stations and the alleys? Could he, in some part buried deep within, secretly crave conventionality? (Or was that too much of a heresy?) - Author: Manil Suri
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#91. I'd been trained in the art of psychotherapy, the excavation of the past as a means of untangling the present and rendering it livable. It's detective work, of sorts, crouching stealthily in the blind alleys of the unconscious. (179) - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#92. Like my loved one, I am convinced that we all have critical conditions. Battles that we undertake behind the hospitals, in lonely alleys, secret locations and sometimes public places that are out of reach to those who seem to care. - Author: Phindiwe Nkosi
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#93. The social sciences were for all those who had not yet decided what to do with their lives, and for all those whose premature frustrations led them into the sterile alleys of confrontation. - Author: Peter Ustinov
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#94. I spent a lot of time bowling as a kid, mostly because I grew up in bowling alleys. They were kind of my playgrounds. - Author: Chris Hardwick
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#95. Yeah. A feeling. Like the whole point of my life from the alleys in Bangkok to the yachts and private island to coming here like a crazy person trying to fly a helicopter like all of it from birth to here point A to point Z was all some big cosmic trick to get me to meet you. - Sanjit to Lana - Author: Michael Grant
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#96. There is so much to see - little alleys and passageways leading to courtyards with intricate stone fountains, ancient and modern sculptures, and fascinating little boutiques and shops. - Author: E.L. James
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#97. Outside everything was uncannily visible in the light of the full moon, but here in the dark shaded alleys the night was conscious of itself. ("The Moon Slave") - Author: Barry Pain
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#98. The vast silence of Buddha overtakes
and overrules the oncoming roar
of tragic life that fills alleys and avenues;
it blocks the way of pedicabs, police, convoys. - Author: Denise Levertov
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#99. Git an eyeful of cesspool alley the land of opportunity. - Author: John Dos Passos
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#100. We plan our lives in long, unbroken stretches that intersect our dreams the way highways connect the city dots on a road map. But in the end we learn that life is lived in the side roads, alleys, and detours. Alan Christoffersen's diary - Author: Richard Paul Evans
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