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#1. The place was stifling. Suddenly it occurred to her that a trace of him still lurked in her, minute and spectral, that effluvial stain that would be her stigmata forever. It was then that she resolved to ask for an appointment to see him, as things had to be settled between them. - Author: Edna O'Brien
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#2. I'm a paranoid person. And I think - I'm the kind of person that can come up with lots of negative scenarios. But I remembered thinking that seemed like - that was a stretch even for me. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#3. I got interested in decathlon because a coach that I had was a big fan of Bruce Jenner, and he just saw the ability in me - but when it came down to it, I knew my best chance at a college scholarship would be in track and field. - Author: Dan O'Brien
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#4. What do you do when you get a draft notice and you think a war is wrong? And I struggled with that for months prior to my being inducted into the army, and I'm still struggling with it, 40 years later. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#5. I hated the draft, but at the same time, it's something that made every American take war seriously. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#6. I started a lecture series that was inspired by my reporting on race in America. The 'Black in America' series launched on CNN in 2007 as an opportunity to freshen the national conversation on race. - Author: Soledad O'Brien
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#7. If you encase yourself in stone like a fossil, you'll have an existence, but not a life. - Author: Deborah O'Brien
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#8. The present treatments for brain cancer are not curative. We need new and better treatments. More funding for research. Legislation to improve the research system and to provide better access to care, treatment, and rehabilitation services for all brain tumor survivors. - Author: Shannon O'Brien
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#9. A stony road, hard on the feet. I would beg for us to sit down but you discouraged it, knowing that sitting was fatal, because of the willpower required to get up again. - Author: Edna O'Brien
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#10. It is important for a woman to have the duplicity to make good use of whatever gifts she might have, however valueless they might seem... You have to have the inner strength to pursue your goal, and not care how many enemies you make along the road. It is not easy. - Author: Anne O'Brien
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#11. Because predators tend to eat the weakest of a species, they keep the remaining population strong. Without predators, herds become weak and disabled. In contrast, when humans hunt animals for trophies, they kill the strongest of the species, thereby weakening the herd. - Author: Stacey O'Brien
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#12. Life's too short to be working with divas. - Author: Richard O'Brien
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#13. Hillary Clinton is making income inequality a central theme in her campaign. Yeah, for example, today she pointed out that her husband makes $300 million a year. She has to get by on $200 million a year, and that's not fair. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#14. You have to be able to be a good loser. You have to be okay knowing you're going to fail every day in something without getting mad and upset. - Author: Dan O'Brien
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#15. I just happened to step into acting. And now I can't imagine myself doing anything else. - Author: Dylan O'Brien
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#16. The big story today, Barack Obama was accused of insulting Sarah Palin when he criticized Republican policies by saying, you can put lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig. Political experts say that if Obama keeps insulting Palin, he could lose the election and win a job at MSNBC. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#17. Santa will be showing up with Rudolph the Red-Eyed Reindeer. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#18. Why do our politicians put warnings on cigarette packs and not on their own foreheads? - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#19. A bank in Washington was robbed by two men in George W. Bush masks. Luckily, right afterwards two guys in President Obama masks came and bailed the bank out, so everything is fine. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#20. He shook-a me up, he took me by surprise. He had a pickup truck, and the devil's eyes. He stared at me and I felt a change. Time meant nothing, never would again. - Author: Richard O'Brien
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#21. New York waiters, probably the surliest in the Western world ... are better images of their city than that journalistic favorite the taxi driver. - Author: Alan Brien
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#22. I don't really give much thought to the roles that I'd ideally love to play. - Author: Dylan O'Brien
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#23. So the moral of the story
is that God hates vegetarians. - Author: Cory O'Brien
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#24. And sometimes remembering will lead to a story, which makes it forever. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#25. It was a flight, a kind of fleeing, a kind of falling, falling higher and higher, spinning off the edge of the earth and beyond the sun and through the vast silent vacuum where there were no burdens and where everything weighed exactly nothing. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#26. In the bodily garden the apple lurks. - Author: Edna O'Brien
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#27. Former President George W. Bush has hired a man to lead his presidential think tank in Dallas. The man was hired because he was the only candidate who could say the words, 'George W. Bush think tank' with a straight face. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#28. According to a CNN poll, Trump nearly doubled his support from March. Actually, he just combed his March numbers over his current ones. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#29. A new presidential poll reveals that Democrats have the edge among voters under 30. The good news for Republicans is that there's only six people under 30 who actually vote. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#30. We are different people - you get a different take on the band whoever you speak to. Somehow, at the end of it, it goes through the filtering process and out comes the Radiohead thing. - Author: Ed O'Brien
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#31. It is impossible to capture the essence of love in writing, only its symptoms remain, the erotic absorption, the huge disparity between the times together and the times apart, the sense of being excluded. - Author: Edna O'Brien
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#32. People liking you or not liking you is an accident and is to do with them and not you. That goes for love too, only more so. - Author: Edna O'Brien
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#33. The presence of danger has a way of making you feel fully awake. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#34. Don't listen to this asshole, Frank," laughed Kyle. "The kid is sitting there wearing a Dying Fetus t-shirt and talking sexual morality." "Well - Author: Jeff O'Brien
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#35. Stories have a special way of putting us inside the people, inside the boots of the soldiers. You're absorbed in a way a documentary or nonfiction can't do for you. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#36. I could feel my moral compass as a soldier, in danger of - I could feel the squeeze, the pressure of frustration and anger and fear combining on me ... I felt the danger; I felt the squeeze of it. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#37. The mayor of Newark, N.J. wants to set up a citywide program to improve residents' health. The health care program would consist of a bus ticket out of Newark. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#38. What is love, for God's sake, if not the most distilled obsession? - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#39. Texas senator and tea party favorite Ted Cruz announced he's running for president. He pledged to lead America boldly forward into the 1950s. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#40. He's amazing. He's a different kind of saint, maybe a tougher kind than the Pope. - Author: Michael D. O'Brien
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#41. Herman Cain compared his run for president to Moses leading his people out of Egypt. Cain said it took Moses 40 years to lead his people out of Egypt, but he could do it in 30 minutes or less. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#42. A lot of our writers, like Conan O'Brien, moved on to other things - Author: Matt Groening
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#43. In a war without aim, you tend not to aim. You close your eyes, close your heart. The consequences become hit or miss in the most literal sense. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#44. In a speech today, President Obama said that Michelle Obama is very strong and talented and she frequently tells him that he is wrong. As a result, Michelle Obama is now the Republican front-runner for 2016. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#45. Oh, love, what an unreasoning creature it grew to be. - Author: Edna O'Brien
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#46. Critics say it's illegal for Donald Trump to run for president while hosting a TV show. It's also illegal to run for president if your hair wasn't born in this country. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#47. Is it about a bicycle? - Author: Flann O'Brien
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#48. In New York the other day, there was a pro-Martha Stewart rally. Only four people showed up ... and three of them were made out of crepe paper! - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#49. It's rumored that Arnold Schwarzenegger's son is cheating on his girlfriend Miley Cyrus. After hearing about it Arnold said, 'That's my boy.' - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#50. Stories, as we're taught in journalism school early on, are told through people. Those stories make our documentaries powerful. You can explore someone's culture, you can explore their experience, you can explore an issue through human beings who are going through it. - Author: Soledad O'Brien
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#51. Waiting for the German verb is surely the ultimate thrill. - Author: Flann O'Brien
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#52. CNN's Rick Sanchez said the Jews run CNN. Ah, so that's who we blame for Rick Sanchez. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#53. Russia has named Vladimir Putin its man of the year for the 15th year in a row. Putin got 143 million votes and the guy he was up against got killed in a mysterious boating accident. The boat was in a warehouse. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#54. But we want young men. Romance. Love and things, I said, despondently. - Author: Edna O'Brien
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#55. You're a shadow. You slip out of your own skin, like molting, shedding your own history and your own future, leaving behind everything you ever were or wanted or believed in. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#56. I moved to California when I was twelve and I got a video camera and made little movies because I didn't have any friends yet. I would force my sister to make these movies with me - which became my YouTube channel. - Author: Dylan O'Brien
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#57. happeinefs, what is it? lady, difterbed in her Bed, your thoughts of it? - Author: Flann O'Brien
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#58. Whatever flaws or personal failings afflict them, it remains the case that the overwhelming majority of priests and politicians are honourable and honest - seeking to live out their beliefs and serve society. - Author: Keith O'Brien
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#59. You learn, finally, that you'll die, and so you try to hang on to your own life, that gentle, naive kid you used to be, but then after a while the sentiment takes over, and the sadness, because you know for a fact that you can't ever bring any of it back again. You just can't. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#60. In the Year 2000 due to the declining number of champions in the world, Wheaties will change its slogan to 'Breakfast of Sexual Deviants. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#61. The turkey that President Obama will pardon this Thanksgiving is from California. The turkey said, I don't need a pardon. I need a job.' - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#62. Sony has canceled the big Seth Rogen movie, 'The Interview.' North Koreans hacked their email so Sony said, 'Now we can't show anybody the movie.' I'm disappointed. I think this is the wrong thing to do. And I hear in the film Meryl Streep is great as Kim Jong Un. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#63. The control of your mind is most important, and it will be worth your while. You must think deeply. Clear your mind of all bad, unwanted thoughts - Author: William O'Brien
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#64. Fall down. Make a mess. Break something occasionally. Know that your mistakes are your own unique way of getting to where you need to be. And remember that the story is never over. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#65. This year's Olympics will be replacing the women's beach volleyball bikinis with uniforms that are less revealing. The stricter dress code was made to appease the conservative nation of 'Buzzkillistan.' - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#66. A myth is 'a narrative involving supernatural or fancied persons embodying popular ideas or social phenomena.' Women love telling stories ... the girl-group is a gigantic narrative full of morality tales locked up like charms in a crystallized sound. - Author: Lucy O'Brien
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#67. There's a new children's book that's coming out that features Sarah Palin as a hero. I don't want to give away the ending, but we finally find out who shot Bambi's mother. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#68. On Easter, the Pope asked for peace in the Middle East. There are two groups the Pope has to contend with - Jewish people and Muslims. They couldn't wait to hear his suggestions. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#69. The quest for enlightenment illustrates the paradox of desire - the fact that you must have desire to be motivated to transcend being ruled by desire. - Author: Paul O'Brien
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#70. We are a weird bunch, we are very disparate. - Author: Ed O'Brien
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#71. We have so many voices in us, how do we know which ones to obey? - Author: Edna O'Brien
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#72. When it comes to making the right moves at the right time, your dance partner is life itself or what can be referred to as your destiny. The more you pay attention and practice intuitive decision making skills, the better you will become at sensing the unique rhythm of your life. - Author: Paul O'Brien
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#73. I've always heard that women secretly want their father. So I used to walk around in a 1950s business suit, with a hat and a pipe. My opening line would be, 'You should be getting to bed now.' - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#74. We're not aware of fame itself, we're not that kind of band. - Author: Ed O'Brien
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#75. Hear that quiet, man?' he said. 'That quiet - just listen. There's your moral. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#76. I want you to feel what I felt. I want you to know why story-truth is truer sometimes than happening-truth. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#77. Could Henry Ford produce the Book of Kells? Certainly not. He would quarrel initially with the advisability of such a project and then prove it was impossible. - Author: Flann O'Brien
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#78. Olympic organizers are reportedly struggling to fill rows and rows of empty seats. Empty seats! In fact, yesterday officials put out a casting call asking for 200 Europeans or eight Americans. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#79. Today, as a result of the policy of Macmillan's Government, Great Britain presents in the United Nations the face of Pecksniff and in Katanga the face of Gradgrind. - Author: Conor Cruise O'Brien
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#80. HBO is undeniably a leader in meaningful storytelling in a wide array of formats. I'm honored to join the REAL SPORTS team and look forward to continuing my fervor for uncovering unique and impactful stories. - Author: Soledad O'Brien
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#81. I couldn't be more proud to introduce Anne-Marie Duff, a phenomenal actress who is bursting on the world stage, to Broadway audiences as Lady Macbeth. - Author: Jack O'Brien
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#82. The U.S. team has swept all the medals in the skeet shooting event. So despite our bad economy, it's nice to know our country has never been safer from an attack of skeets. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#83. You always have a choice, Gaia. You can always say no." His voice was strangely hollow. "They might kill you for it, but you can always say no. - Author: Caragh M. O'Brien
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#84. You have to be lonely to be a writer - Author: Edna O'Brien
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#85. The majority of the members of the Irish parliament are professional politicians, in the sense that otherwise they would not be given jobs minding mice at crossroads. - Author: Flann O'Brien
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#86. A new survey reveals that women would rather give up sex than give up the remote control for the TV. Men, on the other hand, would be willing to have sex with the remote for the TV. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#87. Don't thank your parents. If you were raised in a nurturing environment, you wouldn't be in show business. Don't say, 'Wow, this is heavy.' Of course it's heavy. It contains the shattered dreams of four other people. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#88. Zapped while zipping. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#89. It just so happens that my oldest and best friend is Bob James, the Grammy-winning great jazz pianist! - Author: Jack O'Brien
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#90. It took me time to realize that the men who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon are just men, just like me. - Author: Dan O'Brien
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#91. After Donald Trump's derogatory comments about immigrants, NBC has officially cancelled Celebrity Apprentice. Think about it: Donald Trump isn't even president yet, and he's already made America a better place! - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#92. Why should anyone steal a watch when he could steal a bicycle? - Author: Flann O'Brien
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#93. That you don't make war without knowing why. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#94. Clearly, if it is sensible to hold a referendum on independence, it is crucial that we have one on marriage. It is the only way the country can move forward on this issue. Let all those who have a view on this subject place their trust in the Scottish people and let Scotland decide. - Author: Keith O'Brien
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#95. And crawling on the planet's face,
some insects called the human race.
Lost in time, and lost in space.
And meaning. - Author: Richard O'Brien
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#96. Election officials say that in 2016, it may be possible to vote for the president on your smartphone. Can you imagine that? With one swipe you can choose a president and at the same time tell him or her where you want to hook up. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#97. To me, the decathlon is its own little society and I am part of that culture. - Author: Dan O'Brien
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#98. I heard water evaporating. I heard the tick of my own biology. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#99. Don't throw away luck on little stuff. Save it up. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#100. the Vettore connection. - Author: Michael D. O'Brien
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