Being Held Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Being Held

#1. Reports about very innocent people being thrown into detention where they could be held for years without any representation or charges is distressing. - Author: Dana Perino
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#2. Cats never liked to admit to names. Being named might lead to being held responsible for something. - Author: Garth Nix
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#3. Mass propaganda discovered that its audience was ready at all times to believe the worst, no matter how absurd, and did not particularly object to being deceived because it held every statement to be a lie anyhow. - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#4. You were told how much space so it was a matter of whether you could send in two paintings or three paintings, you know, pending where the show was being held. You did submit work to be accepted. Once you were accepted that was it. You did your own selection of what went in. - Author: Lee Krasner
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#5. His love of danger, his intense appreciation of the drama of an adventure
all the more intense for being held tightly in
his consistent view that every peril in life is a form of sport, a fierce game betwixt you and Fate, with Death as a forfeit, made him a wonderful companion at such hours. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#6. The energy within you is stronger than ever for being held back, compressed, and said No to ... - Author: Henri Matisse
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#7. The chains that held my left leg were about two yards long, and gave me not only the liberty of walking backwards and forwards in a semicircle, but, being fixed within four inches of the gate, allowed me to creep in, and lie at my full length in the temple. , - Author: Jonathan Swift
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#8. I am held to answer for the crime of color when I was not consulted in the matter. Had I been consulted in the matter and my future fully described, I think I should have objected to being born in this gospel land. - Author: James T. Rapier
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#9. Ruark held the door open for her to pass through. "The first I cannot deny, Shanna, for then I did not know of you. But you are my only love and shall remain for as long as I live." His eyes were serious and seemed to probe her being. "I - Author: Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
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#10. She carried herself like a dishonored queen. Even the way she held her head at an angle as she considered the buildings around us seemed watched and pretentious, and I thought about my mother saying there was something toxic about being very beautiful. It must be terrible to be a woman. - Author: Rufi Thorpe
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#11. It is always a strain when people are being killed. I don't think anybody has held this job who hasn't felt personally responsible for those being killed. - Author: Lyndon B. Johnson
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#12. Elections should be held on April 16th- the day after we pay our income taxes. That is one of the few things that might discourage politicians from being big spenders. - Author: Thomas Sowell
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#13. The problem with Christianity is more people profess the truth than live it. So much hypocrisy abounds that I can no longer say I count myself among them without being held to the same unachievable standard. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#14. It's important for a dancer to wear very tight underpants. I used to feel a bit exposed if I wasn't being held up in the right place. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#15. Today was the day to win again, Javlei held his axe in hand he had killed many people with it he didn't care that he had blood on his hands. He had won the STEDFARST races every year so far by being ruthless butchering other racers as he went. - Author: Charon Lloyd-Roberts
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#16. I've never wanted to grow up too fast. I wanted to wear a sports bra until I was 22! ... The allure of being sexy never really held any excitement for me. I've never been in a terrible rush to be seen as a woman. - Author: Emma Watson
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#17. When I saw Wonder Woman being constantly put in positions where she'd get tied up with her own rope, or held hostage, even as a kid, my reaction was 'C'mon, she's too smart for that.' - Author: J. Michael Straczynski
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#18. You should go update your Match profile with that information. The ladies will be lining up outside, because nothing screams romance like being held captive in a cage. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#19. There's nothing like being hugged or held or just anything as simple as that. - Author: Melissa McBride
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#20. Wes held my hand in front of Dad, who played it real easy, like I had boys around all the time. JoAnn said I was lucky, and she should know. Her father specialized in fear, being a life insurance salesman, and could bring a boy to his knees. - Author: Joan Bauer
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#21. The problem was, I enjoyed Question Period too much and loved the challenge it provided. Far from being a dreaded burden, it had become an exciting part of my life; opposition members attacked me, I fought back, I won or lost or held them to draw, and the next day we did it all over again. - Author: Jean Chretien
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#22. Cowards can't be faulted for being shy. They can't be held responsible for anything. - Author: Koushun Takami
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#23. I dislike being held to a set of rules for no reason other than to create the impression of order, whether it exists or not. - Author: Karen Hawkins
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#24. I never like being touched, ever. People used to say I held my breath when they were hugging me. I still do. - Author: Angelina Jolie
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#25. Hers was the perfect love that dwells on the other's happiness, and not on its own. She knew that, though for the time being he would find bliss and oblivion in her arms, he would soon repine in inactivity whilst others fought for that which he held sublime. - Author: Emmuska Orczy
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#26. The universe began as an enormous breath being held. I am glad that it did ... until this great exhalation is finished, my thoughts live on. - Author: Ted Chiang
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#27. I've held my silence when I probably shouldn't have. But I was in the minority, a woman writing SF, and I was afraid of career backlash. I was afraid of being excluded or losing opportunities if I didn't play nice. - Author: Ann Aguirre
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#28. Good news! Not only is your dad being held ransom by a cannibal giant, you also get to betray the guy you like! How awesome is that? - Author: Rick Riordan
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#29. No living being is held by anything so strongly as its own needs. - Author: Epictetus
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#30. A kiss is the only object you can throw at someone without being held criminally responsible. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#31. There was a certain beauty in waiting. This is why he didn't immediately put his hands on her. Even though every fiber of his being cried out for him to touch her, he held back and contemplated this unexpected moment.
Grady Bergeron, my hero in Watch Me - Author: Riley Murphy
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#32. May Christ the Savior give peace to Nigeria, where more blood is being shed and too many people are unjustly deprived of their possessions, held as hostages or killed. - Author: Pope Francis
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#33. A year ago I was being kept in this cell and I didn't want to kill anyone, not even the people who held me prisoner. I just wanted to escape, just wanted freedom. And now I have that; I have my freedom. - Author: Sally Green
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#34. It's not a cost of doing business when the corporation executives go to jail, and that's why they fight so hard to make sure the prosecutors' budget are very limited and that the campaign cash-greased lawmakers keep defending them against being held accountable. - Author: Ralph Nader
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#35. I'm not doing anything, baby. I love you. I'm being faithful to you." He held up his ring, his thumb stroking the metal. "I promised ... I promise - Author: S.C. Stephens
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#36. Only in Washington would the Republican operatives get the entire press corps ginned up over the notion that I'm going to be home campaigning instead of going to a bunch of worthless parties at a convention that's only being held to do something we all know is going to happen anyway. - Author: Claire McCaskill
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#37. Living each day as if it were your last doesn't mean your last day of retirement on a remote island. It means to live fully, authentically and spontaneously with nothing being held back. - Author: Jack Canfield
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#38. It is hard to imagine the World Series being held in the sweet hazy sunshine of late September rather than the sour night air of late October, but that is precisely what has transpired in baseball over the past 50 years, a deterioration from light to darkness. - Author: George Vecsey
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#39. Among the beliefs I held about the world was that being beautiful should not matter to a woman, because it was one of those things that would go away
your beauty would go away,and there wouldn't be anything you could do to bring it back. - Author: Jamaica Kincaid
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#40. A lot of people say that India has been held back by its democracy. But let's remember that, despite being a poor country, India's democracy meant that its government never let millions of people starve. - Author: Alex Tabarrok
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#41. Now this was one of the things I had been brought up to eschew like disgrace; it being held by my father neither the part of a Christian nor yet of a gentleman to set his own livelihood and fish for that of others, on the cast of painted pasteboard. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#42. When the darkness receded, she found herself lying on the bed, still half-dressed ... and being watched by human eyes that held a very feline satisfaction. "I said slow."
He smiled. "Oops."
Charm. - Author: Nalini Singh
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#43. Being an effective person-centred counsellor is not so much a matter of possessing skills and knowledge, but of having a particular set of deeply-held values and beliefs and then being able to express these qualities in interactions with other people. - Author: John McLeod
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#44. The other thing we have to do is to take seriously the role in this problem of ... older men who prey on underage women ... There are consequences to decisions and ... one way or the other, people always wind up being held accountable. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#45. If you think about it, I've never held a job in my life. I went from being an NFL player to a coach to a broadcaster. I haven't worked a day in my life. - Author: John Madden
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#46. I'm very interested in soldier recovery projects and in Bradley Manning's story, the army intelligence officer who's being held as a detainee and is going to trial for crimes of treason. - Author: Eion Bailey
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#47. Well, when you're being held at gunpoint by a geriatric madman in a metal skirt, you've kind of hit rock bottom anyway. It can't really get much worse. - Author: Jonathan Stroud
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#48. He'd fashioned himself into one hard edge. He was all blade and no handle. If she held him close, she'd risk being cut. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#49. The author squares man's depravity with still being made in the image of God with this word picture. A vase that has held beautiful roses though now broken, will nevertheless hold something of the fragrance it once contained. - Author: A.W. Tozer
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#50. I love the dark hours of my being.
My mind deepens into them.
There I can find, as in old letters,
the days of my life, already lived,
and held like a legend, and understood. - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#51. I don't like it if I am being held like a baby. If someone holds me normally, and I'm not being coddled, I feel much more comfortable. - Author: Jyoti Amge
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#52. Nobody in the West should forget that what unites the two main branches of Islam is far greater that what divides them, and that the vast majority of all Muslims still cherish the ideal of unity preached by Muhammad himself - an ideal the more deeply held for being so deeply broken. - Author: Anonymous
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#53. The touch of his fingers sent her heart to dancing, and her mind flitted to being held in his arms after he had saved her - Author: Melanie Dickerson
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#54. We are like lutes once held by God. Being away from his warm body fully explains this constant yearning. - Author: Hafez Ibrahim
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#55. It was better to be angry than to be hurt; maybe even better than being loved and held by him, because maybe anger was what she'd been feeling toward him all along, anger disguised as wanting. - Author: Jonathan Franzen
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#56. The words Socialism and Communism have the same meaning. They indicate a condition of society in which the wealth of the community: the land and the means of production, distribution and transport are held in common, production being for use and not for profit. - Author: Sylvia Pankhurst
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#57. I held the dubious honor of being the one person who could make cool, collected Nick lose his temper. - Author: Jennifer Echols
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#58. I held down as many jobs as I could find, from being a waiter to working at a yoga studio and as a ticket-taker at a small theater company - anything that would allow me to go out and do auditions. - Author: John Krasinski
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#59. Through me the energy policy of the whole Common Market is being held up. Without opening old wounds, it pleases me no end. - Author: Tony Benn
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#60. And if I ever thought Ash held all the power in their relationship, I see it clearly now. Embry holds my husband's heart in his hands and he doesn't even know it. He's too busy looking at the details of Ash's faces to see the expression, too busy being in love to see how loved he is. - Author: Sierra Simone
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#61. James scoffed. "We are not being held prisoner. You're so dramatic."
"Oh yeah, she just kidnapped us and told us the only way we're going to be let go is if we go to other alien planets and steal from them. You're right, James, I'm clearly overly overreacting," Kat snapped. - Author: L. Taylor
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#62. Another fairy flew up, carrying a spear and wearing a helmet and not much else. I thought about asking why he had armor on his head and not his balls, but I didn't think that was proper etiquette while being held prisoner by the Dark Woods fairies. - Author: T.J. Klune
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#63. Bread without butter or coffee without milk is an awful calamity, as if everything before being put in our mouth must first be held under a cow. - Author: John Muir
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#64. I must say, in the case of "Room," both the book and the film, I don't think being a lesbian author held me back at all. - Author: Emma Donoghue
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#65. Do not be held a cheat, even though it is impossible to
live today without being one. Let your greatest cunning lie in covering up what
looks like cunning. - Author: Baltasar Gracian
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#66. There being no absolute and universal standard of right, terrorism must be held to be wrong in every case. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#67. You snitch!" It's 6:45p.m. and I am being held hostage by terrorist extremists with a list of demands that make Al-Qaeda look like preschoolers playing pirate. - Author: Julia Kent
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#68. None of the bravado he usually showed was there. I guess there was "usually" and then there was being held in the grip of a really ripped, really tall, and really pissed off Russian guy. - Author: Richelle Mead
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#69. How many thousands of lives would be saved if we enforced our immigration laws, our guns laws, and our drug laws? Public safety is not being held hostage by the 'gun lobby,' but by the open borders lobby and the anti-law enforcement lobby. - Author: Jeff Sessions
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#70. According to government auditors, the stimulus money is being held up because there aren't enough government workers to oversee the spending. So follow me, in other words, government workers who aren't there are needed to spend money we don't have to create jobs that don't exist. - Author: Jay Leno
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#71. In the night he awoke and held her tight as though she were all of life and it was being taken away from him. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#72. I didn't realize how angry and jealous it would make me to see you being held by another man, and when he dropped his hands to your ass and thrust his leg between yours I wanted to rip his fucking head off and then spin around the room holding it up like a warning sign. - Author: Jen Frederick
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#73. It was not certain what significance the ceremony held ... but the formality was no less sacred for it being unintelligible - Author: Mervyn Peake
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#74. Suddenly Hal burst through the nearby trees and came to an abrupt halt when he saw her. "Cassie, are you hurt?"
He asked it so casually, as if he came upon women being held at sword point by nude men all the time. - Author: Donna Grant
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#75. When you first start out as an actor, you're just looking for a good part. As time goes on, if you're being held responsible for the movies themselves, you're looking for a good script all around. - Author: George Clooney
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#76. She always said that she respected and liked us all equally, and I have to say that that attitude didn't go down well with me, accustomed as I was to being singled out and held up in a special way. - Author: Jamaica Kincaid
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#77. Vin closed her eyes, simply feeling the warmth of being held. And realized that was all she had ever really wanted. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#78. A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people. - Author: B.R. Ambedkar
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#79. We become eternal by being held in memory's loving arms. - Author: Richard Wagamese
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#80. You expect me to believe that you're being held against your will?" I raised a skeptical eyebrow. "You're roaming around the castle freely."
"As are you." He turned away from me then. "Not all prisons have bars. You should know that better than anyone, Princess. - Author: Amanda Hocking
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#81. Another hot summer night as I sit here and play at being a writer again. and the worst thing of course is that the words will never truly break through for any of us. some nights I have taken the sheet out of the typer and held it over the cigarette lighter, flicked it and waited for the result. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#82. Being there was like having a good cry, the clearing of the air after weight has been held. - Author: Aimee Bender
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#83. Binder didn't plan on being disappointed either. He felt a growing obsession to unstring the secrets the house held, to unravel the Gordian knot time and myth had only tightened. - Author: William Gay
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#84. She wished she could give Isabel a shield, like the ones riot police held, to protect her from male attention, that feeling of being scored each time you walked down a street, the demeaning comments yelled out of cars, that casual sweep of the eyes. - Author: Liane Moriarty
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#85. In the old days, when you took out a mortgage, it was probably through a local bank or a credit union, and whoever gave you your loan held on to it for life. If you lost your job or got too sick to work and suddenly had trouble making your payments, you could call a human being and work things out. - Author: Matt Taibbi
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#86. If he had been a man with strength of purpose to face those troubles and fight them, he might have broken the net that held him, or broken his heart; but being what he was, he languidly slipped into this smooth descent, and never more took one step upward. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#87. The SuperPACs and the Citizens United ruling that gives corporations a voice in the political process are all bad news. They made it so you can now lie, and the politician being promoted on that lie will not be held responsible for it. - Author: Jesse Ventura
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#88. People intrinsically know there are secrets being held from us. Look at WikiLeaks: There are secrets that are really true to the world. - Author: Bob Weinstein
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#89. Peter was lost. More than lost, really. Spectacularly, hopelessly, "tell the search party not to get their hopes up" lost. If there was a contest for getting lost being held at that moment, Peter wouldn't win because he wouldn't be able to find it. That's how lost he was. - Author: Mark Hill
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#90. Fiestas always began as if they were being held in a parlor, amid teacups. - Author: Warren Eyster
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#91. I don't understand why, to rise to the level of being president of my country, one has to be a monster. I used to say that George Bush was defiling the Oval Office, but it's been held by a long line of monsters. We don't have to support our administrations to love our country. - Author: Cindy Sheehan
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#92. The fact had become as invisible to him as someone on Earth thinking about being held to a spinning celestial object by nothing more than mass, shielded from the fusion reaction of the sun by only distance and air. - Author: James S.A. Corey
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#93. I held my heart back from positively accepting anything, since I was afraid of another fall, and in this condition of suspense I was being all the more killed. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#94. Dana was lead singer for The Droids, Sweet Valley High's answer to the Rolling Stones. They had a reputation for being pretty wild, but most of it was just conjecture. Not many outsiders knew what went on in the smoky confines of Max Dellon's basement, where they held their practice sessions. - Author: Francine Pascal
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#95. What was the freedom to which the adult human being rose in the morning, if each act was held back or inspired by the overpowering ghost of a little child? - Author: Delmore Schwartz
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#96. Republicans have called for a National African-American Museum. The plan is being held up by finding a location that isn't in their neighborhood. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#97. I think that the thing you have to do is, people have to start being held accountable for their decisions. If somebody's not buying insurance, then they're going to have to be selling their car, or whatever it is to try to help cover that. - Author: Todd Akin
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#98. If you do good things only because you fear punishment or rejection if you don't, does it really count? Think about it. Are they real choices or are you being held hostage? - Author: Kimberly Giles
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#99. Pick clothes that you really love. And wear them. And don't make anything "special." If it's being held for something "special," wear it to the market. Wear it every day! - Author: Jamie Lee Curtis
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#100. It has been a good while since 12:00 a.m. held much attraction for me beyond being a perfectly lovely time to be ensconced in the comfort of my own home, sitting in my underpants, contentedly worrying about something. - Author: David Rakoff
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