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Top 100 Quotes About Awful

#1. How can you talk if you haven't got a brain?
I don't know, but some people without brains do an awful lot of talking. - Author: L. Frank Baum
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#2. People in general romanticize nature, and they make it out to be something that it isn't because humans are so awful. And yes, we are absolutely screwing up this planet, but that is only because we have the capabilities to do so. Animals are not better than us. They are not nicer than us. - Author: Elise Andrew
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#3. Mental' isn't a reason. It comes in an awful lot of flavors, most of them are non-violent, and every single one of them has some kind of logic, whether or not it makes sense to you and me. - Author: Tana French
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#4. We haven't been too bad, have we?"
"No, nor enormously good. I suppose that's the trouble - we haven't been much of anything except us, while a big part of the world was busy being lots of awful things. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#5. I went to prom with my boyfriend, but after the dance he left me at a party all by myself. It was awful! - Author: Crystal Reed
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#6. It's bitten her!' he cried. 'It's Bitten her! It's bitten her! Calm down! Get moving! Call an ambulance! Call the police! Call a scientist! Call my wife! This is terrible! This is awful! This is ghastly! This is phantasmagorical! This is- - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#7. He had a son, but he died some years ago, on a foreign trip. His ex-wife's dead, too, and I've never seen any woman there." Nora shook her head. "It's an awful thing to think about. Dead for four days and no one even notices. That's how unconnected he seemed to be. - Author: Tess Gerritsen
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#8. I want to die young. I think it's awful to get old, and sickness is ugly ... - Author: Edith Piaf
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#9. Regret, Joss. Regret does awful things to a person. - Author: Samantha Young
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#10. Nothing happens. Nobody comes, nobody goes. It's awful. - Author: Samuel Beckett
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#11. That was the thing about love, though, wasn't it? When you loved somebody, you wanted to give them everything you could. You wanted what was best for them, no matter what. You wanted them to move beyond what was awful and terrible, beyond anything that had ever hurt them. - Author: Megan Hart
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#12. I'm honest. It's the world that's awful - Sandor Clegane, The Hound. ASOIAF - Author: George R R Martin
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#13. In the '80s, they were using an awful lot of technology but hadn't really figured out how it worked yet ... You had these really great, simple pop songs turned into these gigantic overproductions. - Author: Adam Schlesinger
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#14. I haven't written an awful lot recently, but I think I probably will start again very shortly. Being so much on the road, when you have a couple of weeks off, you're likely to avoid sitting at the piano, and taping, and giving yourself more work to do. - Author: George Shearing
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#15. Almost at once, sleep, like some rhythmical, snoring vacuum cleaner, consumed the awful day. - Author: Lionel Davidson
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#16. If you aren't polite when giving criticism you will come off as an awful person and if you aren't polite when receiving criticism you will come off as an awful person. - Author: S.A. Tawks
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#17. No-man's land under snow is like the face of the moon: chaotic, crater ridden, uninhabitable, awful, the abode of madness. - Author: Wilfred Owen
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#18. You discover something so awful, so life-changing, the only way you can cope is to jump straight into denial. - Author: Jane Green
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#19. As awful as he could be, I always knew he loved me in a way no one else ever had. - Author: Jeannette Walls
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#20. At first, being a female role model really terrified me. But it hasn't turned out to be an awful burden. I get a lot of letters from women who tell me that, after watching Xena, they have bought the Harley-Davidson they always wanted or left an abusive relationship. - Author: Lucy Lawless
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#21. I was fat, and that was awful because when you're young and sensitive, you think the world is over because you're fat. - Author: Maeve Binchy
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#22. My high school experience was pretty good, but my middle school experience was god awful. It was horrible. I got picked on like no tomorrow. - Author: Zachary Levi
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#23. When the audience is awful you can still have a great night and people will walk out thinking they had a great time even though there was loads of loudmouths and the sound was terrible. - Author: Leo Kottke
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#24. When you look out the other way toward the stars you realize it's an awful long way to the next watering hole. - Author: Loren Acton
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#25. Maybe the word forgive points in the wrong direction, since it's something you mostly give yourself, not anyone else: you put down the ugly weight of old suffering, untie yourself from the awful, and walk away from it. - Author: Rebecca Solnit
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#26. Never feel self-pity, the most destructive emotion there is. How awful to caught up in the terrible squirrel cage of self. - Author: Millicent Fenwick
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#27. You would think those who have endured unkindness would be kinder as a result, intent on sparing others the awful suffering they abhorred firsthand. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#28. A bunch of bad songs, make an awful whine. - Author: Benny Bellamacina
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#29. What I try to do is write. I may write for two weeks 'the cat sat on the mat, that is that, not a rat,'.... And it might be just the most boring and awful stuff. But I try. When I'm writing, I write. And then it's as if the muse is convinced that I'm serious and says, 'Okay. Okay. I'll come. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#30. The real question is, Why do you feel as though that's emasculating? A man can't have a conflict? When you try to do art, it's how it lands on people, and hopefully some people will see it the way that I saw it, which is all of these awful choices come from the place of a man who's damaged. - Author: Wendell Pierce
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#31. It's the beginning of your day. You awake and look around you, feeling perhaps a joyful expectation, or perhaps an awful dread. No matter which, remember this: God loves you with an infinite love. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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#32. Sometimes I try to remember things my mother told me about the awful way he was raised. But why does he have to keep on going? Why would you take something bad out of your mouth and hand it to another, saying, Here, eat this? - Author: Elizabeth Berg
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#33. You're right, Halt,' she said, and he nodded acklowledgement of her backing down.
'Nice to hear someone else saying that for a change,' Will said cheerfully. 'Seems like I've said those words an awful lot in my time.'
Halt turned a bleak gaze on him. 'And you've always been right. - Author: John Flanagan
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#34. Why do you tell me you love me only when you're drunk or dreaming? she asked. I have awful timing, said Simon - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#35. There's a funny thing I've noticed about life. When you really dread something, it turns out not to be so bad. It's the unexpected awful things that get you down. - Author: Elizabeth Laird
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#36. I think there was an awful lot about him that I thought I knew, but the truth was I was just coloring in the missing parts with colors I liked. - Author: Craig Johnson
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#37. Sociopaths are attracted to politics because the see it as a sphere in which you can be ruthless and step all over people. That fact that some politicians can tell such awful lies is another example of sociopathy. Sociopaths lie - they see nothing wrong with it. - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#38. Everything good in New York used to be something awful, I guess."
"And everything awful used to be something good. - Author: Brian K. Vaughan
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#39. War must be made as intense and awful as possible in order to make it short, and thus to diminish its horrors. - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#40. If I could stomach the awful part of being a veterinarian, which involves sticking your hand up animals' behinds, I would be a vet. - Author: Allison Janney
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#41. It seems like at some point you'd run out of awful. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#42. Wrong takes an awful long time to be proven, in my experience.
- Author: Gregory Maguire
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#43. It always shocked me when I realized that I wasn't the only person in the world who thought and felt such strange and awful things. - Author: John Green
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#44. With tears of penitence and poignant, tender anguish, he will exclaim: 'Others are better than I, they wanted to save me, not to ruin me!' Oh, this act of mercy is so easy for you, for in the absence of anything like real evidence it will be too awful for you to pronounce: 'Yes, he is guilty. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#45. I start to think, 'It's awful being too poor to even buy my own dress for homecoming.' But that's instantly swept away by another thought: 'I'm so lucky that someone cates enough to loan me a dress. - Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
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#46. I have an awful lot to learn. My dream is to get better and better as I get older. - Author: Tony Bennett
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#47. It's awful to think that I shall probably never, as long as I live, see you dancing like that again all by yourself. - Author: Evelyn Waugh
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#48. When facing terrorism, especially in the wake of awful events, there is a tendency to despair, to see in the battle a problem without a solution. - Author: Rich Cohen
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#49. The secret of spiritual success is a hunger that persists ... It is an awful condition to be satisfied with one's spiritual attainments ... God was and is looking for hungry, thirsty people. - Author: Smith Wigglesworth
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#50. will be boys' is what people say to excuse guys when they do something awful. - Author: Aaron Hartzler
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#51. New York is such an awful place. No wonder it's so crowded. No wonder it's almost impossible to leave. - Author: Matthew Licht
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#52. The video for 'Whatever' is kind of a documentary in a way. It's showing that love can last. Not just in your early 20s or your late 30s, but in your 50s, 60s and 70s. There's an awful myth out there that when you get married, love and lovemaking fade. It's not true. - Author: Jill Scott
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#53. I haven't seen a player in this game, as long as I've been in it, that can't be pitched to ... Barry is an outstanding ballplayer. I respect him an awful lot. I also have confidence in my pitchers that they can pitch to Barry Bonds and get him out. - Author: Frank Robinson
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#54. I'm afraid we shall waste an awful lot of time."
"Don't worry," answered Snufkin, "we shall have wonderful dreams, and when we wake up it'll be spring. - Author: Tove Jansson
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#55. Everyone must imagine his own snakes because no one else's snakes can ever be as awful. - Author: Tove Jansson
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#56. If, like Harry Keogh, I could talk to the dead - God, there are an awful lot of people I would like to speak to! Not least my father. Being in the army for 22 years, I didn't see enough of him, and I know there are a great many things I could have learned from him. - Author: Brian Lumley
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#57. When we're touring America or Europe, we use our own plane and a great advantage of that is it cuts out an awful lot of time checking in. You literally drive up to the plane, get on and then drive off at the other end. - Author: Phil Collins
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#58. I haven't written in a week. It's like holding your breath under water. You feel an awful constriction and then the instinct to propel yourself. - Author: D.A. Botta
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#59. The awful thing about life is this: everyone has their reasons. - Author: Jean Renoir
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#60. It's awful undermining to the intellect, German is; you want to take it in small doses, or first you know your brains all run together, and you feel them flapping around in your head same as so much drawn butter. - Author: Mark Twain
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#61. I'm just attracted to playing people who are ostensible unlikable. That's not to say that there's something in there that makes you care. It might be that you just find them so awful that you just can't stop watching, like a car crash. - Author: Steve Coogan
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#62. I don't want to make music alone in a dark studio and make me feel awful and depressed. I want to make music and feel happy and get to share it with people. - Author: Benny Blanco
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#63. I feel like plenty of people have normal-seeming families that, as they're growing up, feel awful. I'd rather have one that looks weird from the outside but felt really normal. - Author: Megan Amram
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#64. I have such awful skin; it doesn't matter what magic serum they think they're putting on - I'll usually break out. - Author: Chris Pine
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#65. How lucky I am to have known somebody and something that saying goodbye to is so damned awful. - Author: Evans G. Valens
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#66. Living through the heat in Louisiana was awful. - Author: Patricia Norris
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#67. People want to download publications quickly and read them without cruft. Publications that started in print carry too much baggage and usually have awful apps. 'The Magazine' was designed from the start to be streamlined, natively digital, and respectful of readers' time and attention. - Author: Marco Arment
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#68. He had been diagnosed as suffering from atypical schizophrenia. Lord, how he hated that awful-sounding label. It conjured up visions of some deranged maniac escaped from a secure mental hospital. - Author: Etienne De L'Amour
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#69. And then I played some music, old music, and it sounded awful, and I loved it, I loved it so much. - Author: John Darnielle
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#70. The awful daring of a moment's surrender which an age of prudence
can never retract.
by this, and only this, we have existed. - Author: T. S. Eliot
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#71. I couldn't make ends meet. I tried Red Lobster. I tried Wal-Mart. I tried all these places and I couldn't make it. I couldn't. So, I tried this gentlemen's club, and, you know, I worked there, and it was just awful in those places. It was terrible. - Author: Anna Nicole Smith
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#72. I wanted to tell him that all the awful things that happened in the old world were dead. And the new world, the world we lived in now, the world we were creating, that world would be better. But I didn't say it, because I wasn't sure it was true. - Author: Benjamin Alire Saenz
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#73. It's ideal really. They will come up with a plan. No one will like it. Everyone will feel they have been treated unfairly, but will be happy that their neighbors feel the same. And that is the nature of compromise. Now let's go eat an awful lot. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#74. The grease from the awful lunch buffet took to the air, becoming more a skin coating than a smell. - Author: Harlan Coben
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#75. No offense, Jaron, but I don't want your life. Even locked away behind closed doors I got a taste for how awful it can be."
"Did anyone try to kill you while I was gone?"
"No."
"Then you didn't even get a taste. - Author: Jennifer A. Nielsen
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#76. Non-Masons stay pretty much in the dark about What Goes On, though now and then something jumps out, exposes itself, jumps giggling back again, leaving you with few details but a lot of Awful Suspicions. Some - Author: Thomas Pynchon
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#77. Writing a novel is like childbirth: once you realize how awful it really is, you never want to do it again. - Author: Sarah Dessen
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#78. But let her remember, that it is in Britain alone, that laws are equally favourable to liberty and humanity; that it is in Britain the sacred rights of nature have received their most awful ratification. - Author: Thomas Day
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#79. Memory is that trick by which we see the awful events of the past loom over the good, like mountains over mouse. We don't recall life as it was. Instead, we remember what was different, frightening, or strange, and we turn our lives into the fun-house mirror images of the truth. - Author: Jamie Kain
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#80. Writing is a miserable, awful business. Stay with it. It is better than anything in the world - Author: Ann Patchett
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#81. Alcoholism is a dread, an awful, and fatal disease. - Author: Malachy McCourt
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#82. I've had three biographies made about my life so people know an awful lot about me. - Author: David Cassidy
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#83. In terms of 'Solaris,' I didn't really think about the religious aspect an awful lot. There's one scene at a dinner party, and it's discussed, but it wasn't an overwhelming theme for me. - Author: Natascha McElhone
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#84. The main purpose of children's parties is to remind you that there are children more awful than your own. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#85. You can get awful famous in this country in seven days. - Author: Gary Hart
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#86. How awful that the artist has become nothing but the after-dinner mint of society, - Author: Samuel Barber
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#87. When you have the national narrative being "crack is awful and black people are using it," why go against that narrative when you want to get that publication in The New York Times or wherever? It encourages people to play right into it. - Author: Carl Hart
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#88. What an awful place to live in England is, ... If it isn't snowing or raining or blowing it's misty. And if the sun does shine it's so cold that you can't feel your fingers or toes. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#89. Smack me if we ever get that awful."
"But I smack you so often," she said, "how will you know that's what I'm smacking you for?"
"We shall work out a smacking code. - Author: Gina Damico
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#90. Flying is awful, there's nothing to do when you're up in the air. I bloat up, my skin gets dry, and when we hit turbulence, I'm terrified. - Author: Daniela Pestova
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#91. If you're going to do a Chris Christie joke, just say, 'Christie spent $82,000 at a concession stand at MetLife Stadium. Then he turned to his friends and said, 'You guys want anything?' That's a joke. I can't believe it. I caved in. I feel awful. - Author: Jimmy Fallon
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#92. The awful part of the writing game is that you can never be sure the stuff is any good. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#93. The impulse came to her clairvoyantly, and she obeyed without a sign of hesitation. Deeper comprehension would come to her of the whole awful puzzle. And come it did, yet not in the way she imagined and expected. - Author: Algernon Blackwood
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#94. I was dyslexic before anybody knew what dyslexia was. I was called 'slow'. It's an awful feeling to think of yourself as 'slow' - it's horrible. - Author: Robert Benton
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#95. I opened the door and Lend smiled. 'They look better on you.'
'Wow, they must look just awful on you then.' I smiled back. - Author: Kiersten White
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#96. If the death of Osama Bin Laden brings any peace to those who lost loved ones on that awful day in September 2001, that is a great thing. It is more likely, however, just a painful reminder of what was lost. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#97. Simeon Potter notes that when James II first saw St. Paul's Cathedral he called it amusing, awful, and artificial, and meant that it was pleasing to look at, deserving of awe, and full of skillful artifice. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#98. But aren't lovers always tempted to find another? You humans are lovers, yes? So you have this awful tendency to reject him who first loved you and follow after the intoxicating scents. - Author: Ted Dekker
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#99. In Lubbock, we grew up with two main things: God loves you and he's gonna send you to hell, and that sex is bad and dirty and nasty and awful and you should save it for the one you love. - Author: Butch Hancock
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#100. Please don't. Don't oversimplify everything you've been through like that. You had to feel those awful feelings. You had to face them down
confront your bitterness and pessimism
and decide that you didn't want to be that way anymore. - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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