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Top 100 Quotes About Being Used

#1. He had the feeling that he must make a decision, and though he was used to making many decisions every day, this time he was beset with uncertainty; in fact he had no idea what was being asked of him - Author: Amos Oz
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#2. I killed the Google Alert I used to have on myself two years ago. I don't need any more information about myself. I get more than enough of that just by being me. - Author: Lev Grossman
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#3. DAY 10 Thinking about My Purpose POINT TO PONDER: The heart of worship is surrender. VERSE TO REMEMBER: "Surrender your whole being to him to be used for righteous purposes." ROMANS 6:13B (TEV) QUESTION TO CONSIDER: What area of my life am I holding back from God? - Author: Rick Warren
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#4. Being used now, in order to force slavery on to Kansas; for it cannot be done in any other way. [Sensation.] The - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#5. I think I've been wishing for celebrity for so long that I've got used to being someone who's petitioning the establishment for acceptance ... my whole schtick, my whole identity, is so wrapped up in being a petitioner that I don't really know how to react now that petition has been granted. - Author: Toby Young
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#6. I'd gotten so used to being known as the girl whose dad died, I sometimes forgot that I'd had a life before that. - Author: Sarah Dessen
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#7. I used to pride myself on being the first in the office in the morning and one of the last to leave at night. Now, that's so dated: It's not about effort, it's about outcomes. - Author: Maynard Webb
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#8. Modern Art is being used to index me. Surely it was a source but photographers have influenced Modern Art quite as deeply as they have been influenced, maybe more. Anyway painters don't have a copyright on M. A. We were all born in the same upheaval. - Author: Edward Weston
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#9. I used the aspects of being a woman to my advantage, but I worked for myself, not a big corporation, so I was lucky to have the freedom to behave however I liked. - Author: Diane Von Furstenberg
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#10. I am not altogether confident of my ability to put my thoughts into words: My texts are usually better after an editor has hacked away at them, and I am used to both editing and being edited. Which is to say that I am not oversensitive in such matters. - Author: Stieg Larsson
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#11. We really invented the genre of tracing family trees and going back as far as we could on the paper trail. When the paper trail disappeared, we used DNA analysis. The technology was just being invented that allowed you to trace ancestry through DNA. - Author: Henry Louis Gates
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#12. It's possible, although far-fetched, that in the future we could think of cancer being used as a therapy. - Author: Eva Vertes
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#13. People like to do what they used to do after they've stopped being able to do it. - Author: Paul Newman
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#14. We wanted to solve robot problems and needed some vision, action, reasoning, planning, and so forth. We even used some structural learning, such as was being explored by Patrick Winston. - Author: Marvin Minsky
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#15. Maybe what you found is being used for another reason?" Z stopped. "Oh, yeah. Right. Because those things are multifunctional. Like Q-tips or some shit. Look, would you talk to her? - Author: J.R. Ward
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#16. One of the things I've discovered, thanks to the Japanese, is that you should enjoy yourself. In the old days, I used to think: 'Oh, never be satisfied, never admit to being happy.' But there's no curse in being happy. - Author: Jane Birkin
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#17. If only more of today's military personnel would realize that they are being used by the owning elite's as a publicly subsidized capitalist goon squad - Author: Smedley Butler
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#18. He felt teenage rejection overcoming him like a childhood virus that lies dormant, then attacks the unsuspecting adult. It would never be something he would get used to. - Author: Kenneth Eade
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#19. I think I don't sing as hard as I used to sing. I used to kind of hit the accelerator a lot back in my youth, but now it's just being able to control it, and not work it so hard and use more of an emotional or sub textual kind of approach to singing. - Author: K.d. Lang
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#20. Let us hope the time will come when language is most efficiently used where it is being most efficiently misused. - Author: David Shields
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#21. I guess nobody assumes anybody is a libertarian. It's a more complex political discussion than most people are used to, to explain why you think the way you do about public education or drug laws, and why it's not as simple as being for or against something. - Author: Dave Barry
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#22. But I was in this bowling league with a good number of friends who came from across the line. We got the phone call that the border had been closed, and that absolutely nobody was being allowed to cross
not parents, not children, not anybody. Who knew what disguise the assassin had used. - Author: Alberto Alvaro Rios
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#23. People used to blush when they were ashamed. Now they are ashamed if they blush. Modesty has disappeared and a brazen generation with no fear of God before its eyes mocks at sin. We are so fond of being called tolerant and broadminded that we wink at sin when we ought to weep. - Author: Vance Havner
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#24. I used to fear living a life untouched by God, but now, for some reason I've gone back to being afraid of cement mixers. - Author: Dana Gould
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#25. I'm not going to lay off or quit just because I'm busy. If I used being busy as an excuse not to run, I'd never run again. I have only a few reasons to keep on running, and a truckload of them to quit. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#26. What's needed in this case is conscious and serious practice in hearing, and using, and being used by, other people's voices. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#27. He [Martin Luther King Jr.] always used to say you have no choice about being born or dying. The only thing you have a choice about is what you die for. - Author: Andrew Young
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#28. Embodying recapitulation as a practical application to one's path means not living the way you used to live, and being so completely in the moment that you are lost to yourself. - Author: Lujan Matus
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#29. There are still some pieces that aren't being used, like the white-space bands between TV channels. With digital broadcasting, those buffers aren't needed anymore. The wireless telcos want to lease them, while the TV industry wants to maintain the status quo. Either decision would be a mistake. - Author: Ram Shriram
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#30. Americans are not used to being bombed in their beds, but if you come from anywhere outside America, it's not highly unusual. - Author: Mira Nair
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#31. There is a certain amount of dissatisfaction that goes with knowing your time, talent and abilities are not being properly used. - Author: Zig Ziglar
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#32. I'm no more used to being without a weapon than you are. (Cassandra)
She's right about that. Her teddy bear is a six-inch retractable knife with a snub-nosed .38 Special. (Katra) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#33. I think being recognized more is something you have to get used to, whether it's your homeland or when you're traveling. People recognize me from my play or a commercial I've done. It's just a normal part of life. - Author: Aaron Rodgers
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#34. I used to routinely turn down things that might compound the impression that I was some kind of vacuous blonde. But now, when I look back, I think I should have done them because I would be very rich - being taken seriously isn't all it's cracked up to be. - Author: Mariella Frostrup
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#35. I'm like a decathlete who does all of the events he's used to, but is being forced by certain circumstances to focus on three events, and being forced to focus on events that he wasn't that interested in, and also weren't his strongest events. - Author: Michael Nyman
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#36. My mother used to tell me that when push comes to shove, you always know who to turn to. That being a family isn't a social construct but an instinct. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#37. My major problem with the world is a problem of scarcity in the midst of plenty ... of people starving while there are unused resources ... people having skills which are not being used. - Author: Milton Friedman
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#38. If a dread of not being understood be hidden in the breasts of other young people to anything like the extent to which it used to be hidden in mine - which I consider probable, as I have no particular reason to suspect myself of having been a monstrosity - it is the key to many reservations. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#39. I look over at the Garde. They're so used to being on the run, to physical threats that they can fight and destroy. But how are they supposed to escape or defeat, something that attacks them from within? - Author: Pittacus Lore
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#40. In my view, success is earned externally by being better than other people. But character, that sort of unfakeable goodness, is earned by being better than you used to be. And it's about self-confrontation. - Author: David Brooks
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#41. I used to think being loved was the greatest thing to think about, but now I know love is never satisfied just thinking about it. - Author: Bob Goff
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#42. Snapchat really has to do with the way photographs have changed. Historically, photos have always been used to save really important memories: major life moments. But today ... pictures are being used for talking. - Author: Evan Spiegel
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#43. Human language is local and changeable, and is therefore incapable of being used as the means of unchangeable and universal information. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#44. Men rarely worry about using or being used because all relationships work that way. A man perceives himself as owning and being owned by a woman. 'Use' is a dirty word only when there's an imbalance in the relationship. - Author: Warren Farrell
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#45. I'm used to being coached. Something I learned long ago is that a coach is trying to make you better and to be the best version of yourself. - Author: Meryl Davis
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#46. Who shall enumerate the many ways in which that costly piece of fixed capital, a human being , may be employed! More of him is wanted everywhere! Hunt, then, for some situation in which your humanity may be used. - Author: Albert Schweitzer
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#47. I don't like putting glasses on and watching 3D. I don't mind wearing glasses, but it's the dimness of the light and the fact that you're filtering the light. Whatever 3D process is being used is a filtration of light, which means it's blocking some of the light. - Author: Peter Jackson
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#48. Being busy is most often used as a guise for avoiding the few critically important but uncomfortable actions. The options are almost limitless for creating "busyness": - Author: Timothy Ferriss
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#49. I used to think of George Michael as being mechanical, like a scientist in a white coat, working in a laboratory, creating perfect harmonies, and all the while I was secretly admiring him. - Author: Boy George
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#50. I used to dream of being other places, other people. It was an escape for me. - Author: Lauren Bacall
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#51. One of the most paralyzing mistakes we make is thinking that our problems somehow disqualify us from being used by God. Let me just say it like it is: If you don't have any problems, you don't have any potential. Here's why. Your ability to help others heal is limited to where you've been wounded. - Author: Mark Batterson
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#52. I got used to it, in a way, being this sack of skin full of problems, because having a body doesn't give you the right to have one that works correctly. Having a body doesn't seem to give you any rights at all. - Author: Catherine Lacey
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#53. I'm so used to being separate from the publication process. I turn in the book to the editor and then I'm done. - Author: Hilary Liftin
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#54. I used to do plays and some television commercials when I was younger. I guess my mom's being an actress got me interested in that, but music definitely took its place. - Author: Lenny Kravitz
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#55. Sometimes I feel that what used to be once casual conversations between friends are now being substituted with forced conversations containing none of the warmth it possessed earlier. It's better to not have any conversation at all than have forced conversations. - Author: Adhish Mazumder
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#56. With technology and social media and citizen journalism, every rock that used to go unturned is now being flipped, lit and put on TV. - Author: LZ Granderson
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#57. My government is going to deal with all forms of corruption. White-collar corruption will be high on the list and we are going to plug all gaps that are being used by corrupt leaders (and) business people. - Author: Jakaya Kikwete
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#58. We took a plant that was being closed by a big company thinking there was no good use for it, and we came in with a different perspective. We bought some used equipment, as simple as we could. - Author: Hamdi Ulukaya
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#59. This planet is obviously being used as an insane asylum by other planets. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#60. That's one of the difficult things of being an actor that I'm still not used to. You have to go, you have to show up at these places where you know nobody, and sometimes with really impressive, high stakes people like Roman Polanski. - Author: John C. Reilly
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#61. I'm so used to being misunderstood. - Author: Jamaica Kincaid
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#62. The marvel of television is one means that is being used to try and turn society into a uniform mush. The manipulation and thought control inexorably continues. Mankind is being rinsed out into a group of dull moralists who convince themselves that they are good people. - Author: Erich Von Daniken
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#63. People attach too much to the idea of being a model, that you can only be a certain way to have done it. You will always be dealing with it. You're an actor who used to be a model who never trained; there are not many directors queuing up. - Author: Jamie Dornan
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#64. Bruce Springsteen settled down. He used to run around with lots of women and now all he wants to do is hang out with Patty Scialfa and the kids.
Patty's from Jersey. You don't mess around on Jersey girls. They're too tough. I'm sorry Bubbles, but being from Pennsylvania, you're no match. - Author: Sarah Strohmeyer
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#65. Economy has frequently nothing whatever to do with the amount of money being spent, but with the wisdom used in spending it. - Author: Henry Ford
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#66. I?d rather be rejected than used because they both amount to the same thing in the end, but being used takes a lot longer. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#67. I'm still getting used to being called a composer. A poseur, maybe. - Author: Dhani Harrison
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#68. Stuff like photos and events and groups - we've built pretty basic versions of those apps to start but they ended up being so much more used because of their social integrations. - Author: Mark Zuckerberg
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#69. When you're used to being prepared to reject conventional wisdom, it leaves you open to learn more. - Author: Mayim Bialik
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#70. And while we're talking about being used and abused, you should know that there are some things you tell and some things you handle by yourself, the best you can. - Author: Laura Wiess
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#71. It's lovely to be told you're wonderful by someone when you're used to being told how awful you are. - Author: Lysette Anthony
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#72. When he was younger, he used the slightest opportunity to slip away from people, without his being able to understand very clearly why he did so: a longing to break free and to breathe in the fresh air? - Author: Patrick Modiano
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#73. The funnel-shaped devices are tremie tubes, which are apparently being used to avoid having the wet concrete free fall into the forms where the 4-cubic-yard buckets could not fit to pour directly. - Author: Ray Bottenberg
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#74. What is happening here is that television is altering the meaning of "being informed" by creating a species of information that might properly be called disinformation. I am using this word almost in the precise sense in which it is used by spies in the CIA or KGB. - Author: Neil Postman
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#75. My mom used to sell fabric and lace when I was younger. She would bring back these elaborate fabrics from Nigeria. I always enjoyed being around it. However, it wasn't until I started making music that I started taking a vested interest. - Author: Tinie Tempah
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#76. Darwinism can be used to back up two mad moralities, but it cannot be used to back up a single sane one. The kinship and competition of all living creatures can be used as a reason for being insanely cruel or insanely sentimental; but not for a healthy love of animals. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#77. I used to go around looking as frumpy as possible because it was inconceivable you could be attractive as well as be smart. It wasn't until I started being myself, the way I like to turn out to meet people that I started to get any work. - Author: Catherine Zeta-Jones
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#78. I had an old band in Scandinavia, the beginning of Mercyful Fate, so it reminds me of my roots as a teenager. We used to play songs like Grinder and all that. It's really like being a teenager again. (Laughs) - Author: Yenz Leonhardt
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#79. If you're like me, you probably take your cell phone with you everywhere you go. That means that everywhere you go, you can be tracked and located through that cell phone. It's a feature of cell phones that's not often mentioned, but that is being used by law enforcement to catch criminals. - Author: Audie Cornish
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#80. Sometimes we fall in love and end up losing ourselves. We allow ourselves to become different people. But we have choices, Lily. We can choose to find the person we used to be, the person we really are. Or we can continue on as this new being."

-Conall. - Author: Chani Lynn Feener
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#81. As a result of the success achieved by so many clients who used my approach, I was told to write a book, instead of breathing fire and brimstone about the 'mystery' being built up around diet and disempowering messages that only other people can do it for you. - Author: Emma James
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#82. The highest heels I do are six-inch heels - but mostly only dancers can wear them, since they are used to being on point in ballet shoes. Their feet are arched. - Author: Christian Louboutin
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#83. Most commercial products that contain organic molecules possess at least one carbon-carbon double bond, or if one is not present, it is likely that an olefin was used in its preparation. This being the case, the potential applications of olefin metathesis are endless. - Author: Robert H. Grubbs
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#84. I can't go back to being who I used to be!'
Hadley looked down at him sympathetically.
'None of us can, kid.' he said. 'That's the point. You get what you get. Life changes you. Time travel or no, you always have to build on what you live through. - Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
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#85. Personally, I would say the 'master' of this whole thing is fate ... Whoever is on the playing field is fair game, and it's up to them to avoid being used. - Author: Cliff Burton
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#86. I think videos are really hard. I'm yet to be happy with a video. It's very weird watching yourself on camera, which I guess I'm going to have to get used to. I love the thought of being in them, but it's one thing to say that and another to actually do it. - Author: Conrad Sewell
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#87. ... It's like a spiral: They keep making everything more basic so it will appeal to everyone. And gradually, everyone gets used to everything being basic, so we get less and less varied as people, more simple. So the corps make everything even simpler. And it goes on and on. - Author: M T Anderson
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#88. I'm not used to being at a loss for words. - Author: Bree Despain
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#89. My dad, being a jingle writer, and my mom, being a jingle singer, they hooked me up with some people when I was a kid that worked with children's jingle singing groups. I used to sing jingles as a kid. - Author: Reeve Carney
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#90. I think the public still isn't aware of the frequency with which the cyber-attacks, as they're being called in the press, are being used by governments around the world, not just the US. - Author: Edward Snowden
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#91. When I was at Manchester, where there was a modern swimming pool, I was looked on as a great man, not for so trivial a reason as being an FRS, but because I used to dive off a five-metre board. - Author: Louis J. Mordell
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#92. I suddenly got used to that feeling of being in control, which I never, ever feel when I'm not onstage - a feeling that you're the master of your own universe. - Author: Seinabo Sey
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#93. I've always been a bit of a mix between art and technology. I used to paint a lot, but I'm not very good with my hands. It has always been a fusion between my computer gaming interests and being exposed to the rich data of society that we live in. - Author: Aaron Koblin
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#94. And she didn't once say anything about this being a sin. It used to be I got the word sin slapped in my face every time I did something wrong, but come on, when you live in a sin-free family with sin-free parents and a sin-free sister, well, you can't help but sin a little extra on their behalf. - Author: Han Nolan
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#95. Donors need to know what their money is being used for. - Author: Michel Martelly
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#96. [Facism] that incredibly loaded word we do not associate with the real American politics is being used by other conservatives, by other Republicans to talk about Donald Trump. - Author: Rachel Maddow
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#97. I think that people tend to associate the word "wild" with something that is used up and dirty; but I associate the word "wild" with wildflowers, wild roses, things in fields that haven't been hurt yet! So let's be things in fields that have healed and that have grown. Let's be wild. - Author: C. JoyBell C.
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#98. I used myself, let nothing use me.
Like being on a private dole,
sometimes more like cutting bricks in Egypt.
What life there was, was mine,
now and again to lay
one hand on a warm brick
and touch the sun's ghost
with economical joy. - Author: Adrienne Rich
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#99. OK, she's dead and you feel guilty, and feeling guilt isn't something you enjoy. Too bad. Get used to it. Why the hell should you escape guilt? It's part of being human. Or hadn't you noticed? - Author: P.D. James
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#100. I would not be a good mother. I mean, I love being an aunt to my niece and nephew. And I used to want to, like, adopt 10 kids - because I had friends who were adopted, and I thought that was the coolest thing, to be chosen. But again, my job is too selfish. - Author: Kelly Clarkson
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