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#1. There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl's complexion. - Author: Truman Capote
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#2. In a brave new world, a post-September 11 world, anyone is going to make certain mistakes. The mistakes that have been made on homeland security, on protecting our Nation from another terrorist attack, are mistakes of omission. We are simply not doing enough. - Author: Chuck Schumer
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#3. We can't be certain who the villains are cuz everyone's so pretty, but the after party's sure to be the wing-ding as it moves into your city. - Author: Sheryl Crow
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#4. The things that are acquired consciously permit us to express ourselves unconsciously with a certain richness. - Author: Henri Matisse
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#5. I grew up in the South Bronx, raised by my grandmother, who scrapped and scraped to make sure I had a roof over my head and food in my stomach. I was painfully aware of what it was like to live with limited resources and a certain level of uncertainty. - Author: Joy Bryant
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#6. What is commonly called love, namely the desire of satisfying a voracious appetite with a certain quantity of delicate white human flesh. - Author: Henry Fielding
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#7. If you have the expectation that I have to be a certain way, then I feel the obligation to be that way. The truth is I am not what you want me to be. - Author: Miguel Angel Ruiz
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#8. I never wanted to sound clean and pretty. I always wanted to have kind of a certain natural quality to my voice, and I wish it were more rough than it is. - Author: Cecile McLorin Salvant
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#9. For years he'd strived to make a difference in the world, and he'd worked like a dog to make that happen, and yet here he was, a man sitting on a dock with his children, and never had he felt more certain that his words mattered. - Author: Kristin Hannah
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#10. I may have a general broad-based idea of what I want to write about when I sit down to write a book, but I don't have any idea of what it's going to say. I would call my experience of creativity 'inspired by God' to produce certain pieces of information that might be useful to others. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#11. In 1856, shortly before his death, Lord Ellesmere gave the painting to the new National Portrait Gallery in London as its founding work. As the gallery's first acquisition, it has a certain sentimental prestige, but almost at once its authenticity was doubted. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#12. The ultimate fact of the universe is love; and its sway is all-comprehensive, and absolutely certain of final victory. - Author: Frank C. Lockwood
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#13. Girls who wear certain kind of dresses, who show certain areas of the body, are not going to like my clothes. You can't please everyone. - Author: Prabal Gurung
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#14. There are conservative values where certain lifestyles are imposed and everybody should have 2.4 children and a dog and a cat and a house and you should feel like God and you should believe in God and you should be a capitalist. I don't buy any of that. - Author: Steve Coogan
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#15. Man can only endure a certain degree of unhappiness; what is beyond that either annihilates him or passes by him and leaves him apathetic - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#16. I love having played Walter because I suppose any actor brings a certain aspect of their own personality to their work, and I had a fairly broad canvas to paint on with the different versions. - Author: John Noble
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#17. Had I realized at the time that for Austerlitz certain moments had no beginning or end, while on the other hand his whole life had sometimes seemed to him a blank point without duration, I would probably have waited more patiently. - Author: W.G. Sebald
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#18. The point here is ... to be just a little less arrogant. To have just a little critical awareness about myself and my certainties. Because a huge percentage of the stuff that I tend to be automatically certain of is, it turns out, totally wrong and deluded. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#19. We cannot have peace if we are only concerned with peace. War is not an accident. It is the logical outcome of a certain way of life. If we want to attack war, we have to attack that way of life. - Author: A.J. Muste
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#20. There are the jobs you get that do something for your confidence, like "I can do this with my life" kind of thing. And then, there are the jobs that maybe bring a certain level of awareness about you as an actor where other people feel like they can hire you. - Author: Rosemarie DeWitt
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#21. There are certain people that are marked for death. I have my little list of those that treated me unfairly. - Author: Jennifer Lopez
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#22. But now he knows for certain how true the axiom is, because he himself - his very life - has proven it. The person I was will always be the person I am, he realizes. - Author: Hanya Yanagihara
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#23. The only certainty we have is that those who are certain of a way to arrive at worldly salvation, are committed enough to organize around this, and seek power to enforce it, will invariably descend into a bloody totalitarian fascism. - Author: Maajid Nawaz
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#24. It's better for me to go up against someone's passion with my passion and then clarifying something that he wrote. Then I know how to work around certain things. - Author: Penny Marshall
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#25. Sexual normalcy and abnormality are personal and subjective concepts. What is unnatural to one [person] is natural to another. What is abnormal under certain conditions may be completely normal under others. And, in any event, to be different is not necessarily to be wrong, or to be sick. - Author: Victor J. Banis
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#26. And if you take the cameras out of the courtroom, then you hide, I think, a certain measure of truth from the public, and I think that's very important for the American public to know. - Author: Lance Ito
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#27. Especially as I was an old friend, or at least I was a person she had known for a long time, which after a certain point is almost the same thing ... - Author: Julian Fellowes
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#28. I want to have the eyes of an adult to see the world as it is, but I more desperately want to have the heart of a child to make certain that I never forget what it could be. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#29. My parents got married late and they had kids late, so I never felt a social or cultural thing to be married or pregnant or a homeowner by a certain age. - Author: Anna Kendrick
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#30. Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#31. He chased after her. Needed to reach her, though he didn't know why. He was just sure in that certain senseless way of dreams. - Author: Veronica Rossi
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#32. I guess what I always found funny was the human condition. There is a certain comedy and pathos to trouble and accidents. Like, when a driver has parked his car crookedly and then wonders why he has the bad luck of being hit. - Author: John Prine
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#33. So." He looked at her expectantly. "Shall we go?" Emma blinked. "Now?" "Did you not say you would like to see inside?" "Well . . . yes. If you are certain it is safe." "Perfectly safe." He extracted his pocket watch and glanced at it. "That is, for the next four hours. - Author: Julie Klassen
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#34. The early Rockefellers made their wealth from being in certain businesses and remained personally very wealthy. - Author: Ratan Tata
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#35. Name ten songs you want to hear again before you die, get all of your friends together and scream them. Because right now all you have is time, but someday that time will run out. That's the only thing you can be absolutely certain about. - Author: Paul Baribeau
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#36. If you ask any ordinary reader which of Dickens's proletarian characters he can remember, the three he is almost certain to mention are Bill Sykes, Sam Weller and Mrs. Gamp. A burglar, a valet and a drunken midwife-not exactly a representative cross-section of the English working class. - Author: George Orwell
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#37. I think it's fun to have people see everything at once, and then I think certain shows are very well-suited to being on every week and being spread out over months. - Author: Judd Apatow
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#38. Once upon a time, there was a generation of parents who were certain that Elvis Presley's unashamed hip-swivellingvwas most certainly the end of society. - Author: Charlie Caruso
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#39. One thing I know for certain is that this killer - the Reaper - isn't my white knight. In fact, in this story, I very well suspect he may even be the villain. Because if Blaine ever finds out how I feel, it will certainly be the death of me." - Sasha - Author: A. Zavarelli
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#40. Childhood was not a time in a person's life, but a country, a country under siege, from which certain individuals were taken too soon and never allowed to return. All people were exiled eventually, but whatever happened to them there marked them all their days. - Author: Kate Green
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#41. When a writer calls his work a Romance, it need hardly be observed that he wishes to claim a certain latitude, both as to its fashion and material, which he would not have felt himself entitled to assume had he professed to be writing a Novel. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#42. Gather experience ... Look at what you should not look at. A feeling of anxiety is the sure and certain evidence that you should do this. - Author: Clive Barker
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#43. We tend to forget at times that it is the little ones, the children, who do suffer the greatest hurt. If we cannot comprehend why certain sorrows are visited upon us, how on earth can they? - Author: Sharon Kay Penman
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#44. What you take to be hyprocrisy is sometimes a certain caution, sometimes genuine, though ponderous, childish, sometimes a mixture of both. - Author: Jean Rhys
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#45. If people are innately saddled with certain sins and flaws, like selfishness, prejudice, sort-sightedness, and self-deception, then political reform would seem to be a waste of time. - Author: Steven Pinker
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#46. Yes, I've worked hard; and yes, I may have achieved a certain level of success-but I'm very clear about the fact that none of it would be worth it without doing the things that keep me close to God. - Author: David Archuleta
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#47. Though it seems like time itself moves more slowly when you're in the presence of people who actually see and hear you. There's a certain weight to a moment that never comes when you feel invisible. - Author: Merrill Markoe
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#48. As an actor, it's fun to play guys who aren't just locked into a male pattern, but a lot of guys you're asked to play are fairly macho and have a certain rigid standard they're living by. - Author: Fred Ward
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#49. Every man becomes, to a certain degree, what the people he generally converses with are. - Author: Lord Chesterfield
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#50. I went through a period when I felt my film characters were having more fun than I was. It might partly explain why I ended up tattooed or doing certain extreme things in my life. - Author: Angelina Jolie
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#51. If you want to control others you will not be able to meditate. About that one point, be absolutely certain. - Author: Osho
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#52. There really was nothing firm, nothing certain. Even here, even at this place where he thought he'd found something permanent - everything could change in a day. Everything could be lost so quickly. - Author: S.J. Kincaid
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#53. It's healthier to reject certain cautions than fall in line. I assume you know that, he said. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#54. Should you be unfortunate enough to have vices, you may, to a certain degree, even dignify them by a strict observance of decorum;at least they will lose something of their natural turpitude. - Author: Lord Chesterfield
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#55. It appears, then, to be a condition of a genuinely scientific hypothesis, that it be not destined always to remain an hypothesis, but be certain to be either proved or disproved by..comparison with observed facts. - Author: John Stuart Mill
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#56. I think that the idea that I'm writing for many more people than I ever imagined has created a certain general responsibility that is literary and political. There's even pride involved, in not wanting to fall short of what I did before. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#57. In the midst of life we are in death, earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust, in sure and certain hope of the Resurrection. - Author: Thomas Cranmer
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#58. It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are still alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger for them. - Author: George Eliot
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#59. On the other hand, there is a certain advantage in traveling with someone who has a reputation for shooting rather than being shot: as Keram said, in a self-satisfied way, they might kill me, but they would know that, if I was with him, there would be unpleasantness afterwards. - Author: Freya Stark
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#60. Load the ship and set out. No one knows for certain whether the vessel will sink or reach the harbor. Cautious people say, 'I'll do nothing until I can be sure.' Merchants know better. If you do nothing, you lose. Don't be one of those merchants who wont risk the ocean. - Author: Rumi
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#61. Cities have a psychogeographical relief, with constant currents, fixed points and vortexes which strongly discourage entry into or exit from certain zones - Author: Ivan Chtcheglov
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#62. Like a blood-red sky that warns the passerby, "There is a fire over there," certain blazing looks often reveal passions that they serve merely to reflect. They are flames in the mirror. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#63. I am not always certain that it is I who am the better person, ma petite, but together we are the better person. - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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#64. So we face our final hours ... and all that was once certain has become uncertain. Except for defeat. That, as always, is the end of all our stories. - Author: Tad Williams
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#65. In a sense the quest for the emancipation of black people in the U.S. has always been a quest for economic liberation which means to a certain extent that the rise of black middle class would be inevitable. - Author: Angela Davis
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#66. I am moved by music, and certain things just make my day. - Author: Bobby Sherman
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#67. It seems almost inherent in human beings that when you are thriving for a certain level of spirituality, you tend to reject clothes, and the implied need to hide yourself. - Author: Jim Dodge
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#68. Attachment is conditional, offers love only to certain people in certain ways; it is exclusive. Love, in the sense of metta, used by Buddha, is a universal, nondiscriminating feeling of caring and connectedness. - Author: Jack Kornfield
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#69. There are certain things that our age needs. It needs, above all, courageous hope and the impulse to creativeness. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#70. I am completing a book I began back in 2002 called 'Poems in the Manner of.' 'The Matador of Metaphor' is from this manuscript. It is an homage to Wallace Stevens that appropriates certain of his techniques. - Author: David Lehman
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#71. If you thought that science was certain - well, that is just an error on your part. - Author: Richard Feynman
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#72. Sometimes, we use the term 'growth' as a number and sometimes as an abstraction, but the underlying implication is always that, if the country grows at a certain rate, at the end there will be a pot of gold for everyone. - Author: Jamshyd Godrej
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#73. It is certain that I cannot always distinguish my own thoughts from those I read, because what I read becomes the very substance and text of my mind. - Author: Helen Keller
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#74. When I was younger, I felt very much like, 'Oh, I have to be a certain way, I have to look a certain way.' You really, really don't. That's the way women are treated differently than men. I mean, I've had actors argue with me about this. - Author: Anne Hathaway
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#75. The next question is how? How does news find us?
What you need is a certain critical literacy about the fact that you are almost always subject to an algorithm. The most powerful thing in your world now is an algorithm about which you know nothing about. - Author: Kelly McBride
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#76. A certain degree of power must be granted to public officers, for they would be of no use without it. But the ostensible semblance of authority is by no means indispensable to the conduct of affairs, and it is needlessly offensive to the susceptibility of the public. - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#77. I feel that certain things are best kept inside a family and not discussed with anyone else. - Author: Annette Bening
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#78. The rest of us are still trying to find ways to live in the world with spirit-ual values. Myself included. We've learned certain skills, we've learned to prevail somewhat, but we've not made it over the mountain. - Author: Olympia Dukakis
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#79. There is nothing in the world that is not mysterious, but the mystery is more evident in certain things than in others: in the sea, in the eyes of the elders, in the color yellow, and in music. - Author: Jorge Luis Borges
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#80. In this world, there must be a certain degree of honor just as there must be a certain amount of light. When there are many men without honor, there will always be some others who bear in themselves the honor of many men. - Author: Jose Marti
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#81. Any human being is really good at certain things. The problem is that the things you're good at come naturally. And since most people are pretty modest instead of an arrogant S.O.B. like me, what comes naturally, you don't see as a special skill. It's just you. It's what you've always done. - Author: Stephen Jay Gould
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#82. With regard to threats against you. I would care to apprise you of a certain individual you would be wise to watch with care." Wrath cocked an eyebrow over the rim of his wraparound. "Do tell. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#83. I really feel the novel has certain conveniences about it and has something so fundamental about it you could almost say that as long as there is paper, there is going to be the novel. - Author: William Golding
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#84. The worse things got, the more she loved him, the more certain she was that somehow they could handle the days ahead. - Author: Karen Kingsbury
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#85. I think the sensitivity that you need to create certain things sometimes would spill over into things that shouldn't have bothered me. - Author: Jack White
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#86. The way the business things work in Russia is you have to meet people, you have to go through a certain amount of etiquette and business things are done just simply by a shake of the hand and whether they like you or not. - Author: Marc Almond
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#87. I do think there are certain times we should infringe on your freedom. - Author: Michael Bloomberg
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#88. A kind Providence has so skilfully adapted sex to sex and the mass of individuals to each other, that, with certain obvious exceptions, any male and female may be moderately happy in the married state. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#89. The whole system was based upon getting kids to a certain standard and packing their minds with information so they could go on to a good university ... The great failure in education, much of the time, is a lack of excitement and stimulus. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#90. Cherish every relationship in your life. There are certain things in life that can't be fixed if broken! - Author: Avijeet Das
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#91. That way you can be certain to learn something you didn't know previously. - Author: Bill Gates
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#92. Antoine was one hundred and ten percent certain that this was a very bad idea. Very very bad. Unfortunately, the raging hard-on in his boxers was telling him that he was in the mood for something very very bad - Author: Jennifer Ashley
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#93. In a surveillance state it was vital to reserve the ability to turn a blind eye to certain people at certain times. - Author: Ramez Naam
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#94. It is ludicrous to suppose that the more sceptical we are the more we see good in everything. It is clear that the more we are certain what good is, the more we shall see good in everything. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#95. Do certain events in our lives leave a permanent mark, freezing a piece of us in time, and that becomes a touchstone that we measure the rest of our lives against? - Author: Mary E. Pearson
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#96. Just having a certain kind of attitude can be magic. - Author: Matt Posner
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#97. I confess to you guys, I confess to the church, I know I have backed away from certain things because of my arrogance. I thought I could attract more people to Jesus by hiding certain things about him. - Author: Francis Chan
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#98. Don't threaten someone unless you're certain you can carry out the threat. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#99. Families are like puzzles. They fit together in a certain way, and if one piece is missing, it throws everything off. - Author: Richard Schiff
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#100. A certain joyful, though humble, confidence becomes us when we pray in the Mediator's name. It is due to Him; when we pray in His name it should be without wavering. Remember His merits, and how prevalent they must be. "Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace." - Author: Nehemiah Adams
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