Cotton Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Cotton

#1. I loved to get all dusty and ride horses and plant potatoes and cotton. - Author: Dorothy Malone
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#2. Texas's main exports are cotton, oil, and preachers. - Author: Sam Torode
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#3. Before Under Armour, the only choices you had were to wear a short-sleeved cotton T-shirt in the summer or a long-sleeved cotton T-shirt in the winter. Why not make a better piece of equipment for underneath the shoulder pads? - Author: Kevin Plank
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#4. Before the Civil War, the Southern states were selling a lot of cotton to England and didn't seem to mind British occupation. By and large, the Revolutionary War wasn't at all great for business. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#5. The public library is a center of public happiness first, of public education next. - Author: John Cotton Dana
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#6. To be resigned when ills betide, Patient when favours are deni'd, And pleas'd with favours given,- Dear Chloe, this is wisdom's part; This is that incense of the heart Whose fragrance smells to heaven. - Author: Nathaniel Cotton
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#7. She saw night lights in the rooms of the babies who dreamed soft seersucker dreams, drugged happy with the heat, their pink baby bodies curled against worn out cotton, not fearing Hitler yet, their strong, tiny hearts beating in unison with the trees and the creeks and the bayou - Author: Rebecca Wells
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#8. She wore sensible little cotton panties with a tiny hole near the waistband, which he somehow found terribly charming. - Author: Zoe Chant
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#9. I think 20 years of experience really came to fruition and enabled me to be able to play Cotton Marcus. - Author: Patrick Fabian
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#10. Oh my dear now did you hear of clumsy Captain Cotton? He sailed a knot in Haley's Loch before hit the bottom! - Author: Christina Daley
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#11. The clouds are thick as cotton and laced in silver from the sun, and she thinks back to what Oliver said on the plane, the word taking shape in her mind: cumulus. The one cloud that seemed both imaginary and true at the same time. - Author: Jennifer E. Smith
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#12. I am sorry to say that Peter was not very well during the evening.
His mother put him to bed, and made some camomile tea; and she gave a dose of it to Peter!
'One table-spoonful to be taken at bed-time.'
But Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cotton-tail had bread and milk and blackberries for supper. - Author: Beatrix Potter
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#13. In a gallery, there's an expectation of high prices and a somewhat elitist atmosphere. - Author: Will Cotton
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#14. It's as if the whole world was fire and crystal and aquiver
with some sort of cotton wrappers thrown over it."
"Dust sheets," said Marjorie. "I know. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#15. So cotton growers, siphoning from the Ogallala, get three billion dollars a year in taxpayer money for fiber that is shipped to China, where it is used to make cheap clothing sold back to American chain retail stores like Wal-Mart. - Author: Timothy Egan
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#16. I am a cynical optimist. Big opening weekends are like cotton candy. The films you will remember over time are the films that stick in the consciousness of the audience in a good way. - Author: Robert Redford
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#17. Ignorance is the Mother not of Devotion, but of Heresy. - Author: Cotton Mather
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#18. Half the world does not know the joys of wearing cotton underwear. - Author: Phil Gramm
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#19. The big trick in putting is not method; the secret of putting is domination of the nerves. - Author: Henry Cotton
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#20. The men who mine coal and fire furnaces and balance ledgers and turn lathes and pick cotton and heal the sick and plant corn - all serve as proudly, and as profitably, for America as the statesmen who draft treaties and the legislators who enact laws. - Author: George Washington
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#21. Knowingness: My love for myself makes me invincible. - Author: Katina Marshell Cotton-Sliwa
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#22. Wayne popped one in his mouth - candied bacon wrapped around a walnut. "How is it?" Wax asked. "Tastes like cotton candy," Wayne said, relishing the flavor, "made of baby. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#23. I had never, ever drunk beer in high school, and by the time I got to Tech we were having these parties out in the cotton fields and getting so drunk. I was the champion beer drinker; suddenly I was pouring it down my throat ... Insane! Insane! - Author: Bob Livingston
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#24. Read widely of others' experiences, even if it'd be more comfortable to snuggle back in the comforting cotton-wool of blissful ignorance. - Author: Sylvia Plath
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#25. Negroes
Sweet and docile,
Meek, humble, and kind:
Beware the day
They change their minds!
In the cotton fields,
Gentle breeze:
Beware the hour
It uproots trees! - Author: Langston Hughes
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#26. She wore a pleated skirt, a white cotton blouse, and simple black shoes with knee high stockings. At the arc of each step, the skirt would rise to expose a few inches of her taut thighs. Neither Earl nor Duke could recall what Chad was wearing. - Author: A. Lee Martinez
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#27. Instead of exhorting you to augment your charity, I will rather utter an exhortation, or at least a supplication, that you may not abuse your charity by misapplying it. - Author: Cotton Mather
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#28. I think that people had this idea that I sat at home and sucked on lollipops and ate cotton candy while I watched cartoons - wearing a tiara. - Author: Anne Hathaway
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#29. Remove the fear and recover your finite self. - Author: Katina Marshell Cotton-Sliwa
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#30. When I hug her, I notice she's still wearing yesterday's false eyelashes.
Mom? You know those come off with a little makeup remover and a cotton pad?"
I'm not taking them off."
Why not?"
I spent $180 on that makeup job and I refuse to wash my face until I get my money's worth. - Author: Jen Lancaster
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#31. Miles Davis, his parents migrated from Arkansas to Illinois, where he had the luxury of being able to practice for hours upon hours. He never would have been able to do that in the cotton country of Arkansas. - Author: Isabel Wilkerson
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#32. She reckons most of those models eat about one carrot a week, chew cotton wool like race horse jockeys to keep thin, and smoke cigarettes.
Apparently, they all look like crap by the time they are 30, and go out with the 'wrong' sort of men.. - Author: Rae Earl
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#33. My father was raised in the mountains of New Mexico, and he picked cotton for a dollar a day. He was working for the family from the time he was 7. - Author: Val Kilmer
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#34. If loneliness were a grape
the wine would be vintage
If it were a wood
the furniture would be mahogany
But since it is life it is
Cotton Candy
on a rainy day
The sweet soft essence
of possibility
Never quite maturing
from Cotton Candy on a Rainy Day - Author: Nikki Giovanni
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#35. My truth: Some people don't want you to know that God lives within you. You and God are inseparable. This means one in the same= the same. - Author: Katina Marshell Cotton-Sliwa
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#36. The New York Times, whose editorial department sounds like Cotton Mather rewriting Eleanor Roosevelt ... - Author: William F. Buckley Jr.
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#37. Kissing Shilo like this was absolutely exhilarating, like free falling before plummeting into a safety net full of delicious pink cotton candy. I was instantly addicted. - Author: Shawna Grace
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#38. The weak fear happiness itself. They can harm themselves on cotton wool. Sometimes they are wounded even by happiness - Author: Osamu Dazai
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#39. Be mine that silent calm repast,
A conscience cheerful to the last:
That tree which bears immortal fruit,
Without a canker at the root;
That friend which never fails the just,
When other friends desert their trust. - Author: Nathaniel Cotton
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#40. I'm a cotton-headed ninny muggins. - Author: Will Ferrell
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#41. Painting is a lot harder than pickin' cotton. Cotton's right there for you to pull off the stalk, but to paint, you got to sweat your mind. - Author: Clementine Hunter
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#42. Okra is the closest thing to nylon I've ever eaten. It's like they bred cotton with a green bean. Okra, tastes like snot. The more you cook it, the more it turns into string. - Author: Robin Williams
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#43. Life isn't made of miracles, roses and cotton fucking candy, Lea. - Author: Christine Zolendz
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#44. A librarian remembers the particular scent of glue and dust, and if we're so lucky - and I was - the smell of parchment, a quiet tanginess, softer than wood pulp or cotton rag. We would bury ourselves in books until flesh and paper became one and ink and blood at last ran together. - Author: Erika Swyler
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#45. You may ... make a little recreation of poetry, in the midst of your painful studies. Nevertheless, I cannot but advise you. Withhold thy throat from thirst. Be not so set upon poetry, as to be always poring on the passionate and measured pages ... let not the Circean cup intoxicate you. - Author: Cotton Mather
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#46. Each time we look upon the poor, on the farmworkers who harvest the coffee, the sugarcane, or the cotton ... remember, there is the face of Christ. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#47. Fish had already told both Wertham and Detective King that, in addition to shoving needles inside his body, he liked to soak pieces of cotton in alcohol, cram them up his rectum, and set fire to them. - Author: Harold Schechter
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#48. Tis reason's part
To govern and to guard the heart,
To lull the wayward soul to rest,
When hopes and fears distract the breast;
Reason may calm this doubtful strife,
And steer thy bark through various life. - Author: Nathaniel Cotton
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#49. My problems are sort of more on a nuisance level. I can't stand scratchy clothes, I've got to have soft kinds of cotton against my skin, and I don't know why some 100% cotton t-shirts itch and others don't; it has something to do with the weave. - Author: Temple Grandin
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#50. Ambition characterizes and distinguishes national officeholders from other kinds of human beings. - Author: Tom Cotton
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#51. Cotton candy is the most amazing form of caramelization ever invented by man. - Author: Jose Andres
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#52. There is a preppy wabi-sabi to soft, faded khakis and cotton shirts, but it's not nice to be surrounded by things that are worn out or stained or used up. - Author: Gretchen Rubin
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#53. Never allow someone to steal you from being yourself. - Author: Katina Marshell Cotton-Sliwa
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#54. Cotton is my life. - Author: Billy Baldwin
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#55. Cotton rows crisscross the world
And dead-tired nights of yearning
Thunderbolts on leather strops
And all my body burning
Sugar cane reach up to God
And every baby crying
Shame a blanket of my night
And all my days are dying - Author: Maya Angelou
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#56. If you focus the rays of the sun through a lens, they can burn cotton or a piece of paper; but, the scattered rays cannot do this act. If you collect the dissipated rays of the mind and focus them at a point, you will have wonderful concentration. - Author: Sivananda
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#57. How does someone keep a chicken inside a fence? I had closed my eyes at that one, picturing Cocky running off into the cotton fields, and me, standing at the edge of the fence, hollering the rooster's name like a crazy woman. - Author: Alessandra Torre
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#58. Brendon's big hands slid under her skirt and took hold of the plain white cotton panties she had to dig through her entire suitcase to find. - Author: Shelly Laurenston
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#59. Gospel music was the thing that inspired me as a child growing up on a cotton farm, where work was drudgery and it was so hard that when I was in the field I sang all the time. Usually gospel songs because they lifted me up above that black dirt. - Author: Johnny Cash
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#60. A cotton-candy knockout, a strawberry sundae sweetheart, and a vanilla soft-serve misfit. We are the youth. And we live in a world where innocence is so short. - Author: YellowBella
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#61. Fly tackle has improved considerably since 1676, when Charles Cotton advised anglers to 'fish fine and far off,' but no one has ever improved on that statement. - Author: John Gierach
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#62. Hold the fleet angel fast until he bless thee. - Author: Nathaniel Cotton
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#63. Nothing is unattainable, my Lord, to him who enjoys Your grace. Through Your might, a mere shred of cotton can surely burn a submarine fire (the impossible can be made possible). - Author: Tulsidas
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#64. That's why he'd bought her. He'd already imagined the children she'd bear and the cotton she'd pick and the house she'd clean every day of her life. - Author: Daniel Black
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#65. We picked their cotton. We cooked their food. We nursed their babies. Now we can run their cities. We can run their states. We will run the country. - Author: Jesse Jackson
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#66. The thing I love watching most is the swirling cotton candy. The contraption for making it is like a flat-bottomed pan. One puts sugar in it, turns the crank, and after a while, a large shimmering ball emerges; it's like cotton - and like silk, too. Indeed, there's nothing lovelier. - Author: Can Xue
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#67. To use it should be as natural ... as to use the trolley when one needs transportation. - Author: John Cotton Dana
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#68. Be greedy for social change, and your life will be endlessly enriched. The only failure lies in not trying, or giving up. - Author: Ann Cotton
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#69. Emotions unreel in her like spools of cotton. - Author: Louise Erdrich
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#70. ...she wears a summer nightgown, white cotton trimmed with a token bit of lace at the neck and sleeves. She dislikes the itchiness of the lace against her skin, the sense of delicate entrapment. - Author: Beatriz Williams
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#71. Ah, children, be afraid of going prayerless to bed, lest the Devil be your bedfellow. - Author: Cotton Mather
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#72. One lone tear streaked over the rose of her cheek and dropped to her collar, staining the cotton dark. Helen - Author: Kelly Robson
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#73. As Arkwright and Whitney were the demi-gods of cotton, so prolific Time will yet bring an inventor to every plant. There is not a property in nature but a mind is born to seek and find it. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#74. The white men of the South had better make up their minds that the blacks will remain in the South just as long as corn will tassel and cotton will bloom into whiteness. - Author: Timothy Thomas Fortune
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#75. Sex with a stranger makes you feel decadent, a risk taker, young again. Sex with a stranger is life on the edge. Everything else is life wrapped in cotton wool. - Author: Chloe Thurlow
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#76. I'M SCURRYING AROUND THE HOUSE, TRYING TO DECIDE WHAT I should pack (cloth diapers, knitted booties, cotton jumpers?) and what I should leave behind (cloth diapers, knitted booties, cotton jumpers?) when I'm stopped in my tracks by the lowing and braying of the animals in the barn. - Author: Megan McCafferty
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#77. The culture of philanthropy is alive and very well in Africa. International aid strengthens and extends it, but in the communities where I have spent time, it is all-pervasive. - Author: Ann Cotton
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#78. The Islamic State is dangerous, a nuclear-armed Islamic Republic is even more so. - Author: Tom Cotton
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#79. All along the avenue, cotton candy stands, fun houses, and games of chance were tightly shuttered, like clowns without makeup. - Author: William Hjortsberg
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#80. Don't you know sugar is brown first? White folks couldn't stand the fact that something so sweet shared the same color as the people who cut the cane, slopped the hogs and picked the cotton. So they bleached it to resemble them, and now they done gone and fooled everybody. You included. - Author: Bernice L. McFadden
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#81. Typography is not only a technology but is in itself a natural resource or staple, like cotton or timber or radio; and, like any staple, it shapes not only private sense ratios but also
patterns of communal interdependence. - Author: Marshall McLuhan
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#82. The peace we seek, founded upon decent trust and cooperation among nations, can be fortified not by weapons of war but by wheat and cotton, by milk and wool, by meat and timber, and by rice. These are words that translate into every language. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#83. I watched as she stretched over the board to flick off a fallen leaf. Underneath her thin cotton shell, I saw how fragile the bones in her back were, far too sliver-prone, far too light to support a pair of wings.
- Author: Connie May Fowler
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#84. It's important to remember that whatever the presidential candidates of either party say, they will have to interact with the United States Congress, particularly the Senate, when it comes to crafting policy. - Author: Tom Cotton
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#85. Black folk, a lot of us lived as victims in a certain part of our history. And we had to really erase that tape. We're not victims. We are citizens. - Author: Dorothy Cotton
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#86. I never, with my eyes, saw the mistreatment of any black person. Not once. Where we lived was all farmers. The blacks worked for the farmers. I hoed cotton with them. I'm with the blacks, because we're white trash. - Author: Phil Robertson
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#87. As a kid, on the cotton fields, I had this tune in my head. I hummed it and sang it. It was the same melody as 'When A Man Loves A Woman.' I could never, ever forget it. - Author: Percy Sledge
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#88. I don't do much recording anymore, but before I really stopped, I was glad to get five, five cent a record. That's why when I see people today and they complain about what they get, and I picked cotton for $2.50 a day. - Author: B.B. King
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#89. Genius is subject to the same laws which regulate the production of cotton and molasses. - Author: Thomas B. Macaulay
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#90. I want to find a designer that can represent me. I want to find a celebrity that reflects me.
So far I've been dressing in cotton-polyester blends.
It's what Jerffrey Dahmer wore. - Author: Christy Leigh Stewart
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#91. Ah! destructive Ignorance, what shall be done to chase thee out of the World! - Author: Cotton Mather
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#92. Photography is, and has been since its conception, a fabulously broad church. Contemporary practice demonstrates that the medium can be a prompt, a process, a vehicle, a collective pursuit, and not just the physical end product of solitary artists' endeavors. - Author: Charlotte Cotton
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#93. Why should the cotton growers suffer if there is shortage of wheat? - Author: Benjamin Graham
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#94. Pulling on a pair of cotton gardening gloves that had been tucked into my belt, and launching into a loudly whistled rendition of "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo," I went to work. - Author: Alan Bradley
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#95. I am a planter - a cotton planter. I am a Southern man and a slaveholder - a kind and a merciful one, I trust - and none the worse for being a slaveholder. - Author: John C. Calhoun
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#96. Cotton candy is the perfect snack for when I'm in the mood to eat dry, scratchy fabric. - Author: Demetri Martin
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#97. It was not an unusual site to see Negro tenant farmers crossing the intersection of Spring and Barbrick on the way to the cotton warehouse - Author: Nancy B. Brewer
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#98. The only reason a true friend won't be there to pick you up is because they are lying beneath you from trying to break your fall. - Author: Tommy Cotton
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#99. My dad was a telegraph operator for the Cotton Belt Railroad. He worked seven nights a week from 4 until midnight, no vacation. - Author: Johnny Gimble
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#100. When Anderson walks into a room, you can hear a rat pissing on cotton. - Author: Chael Sonnen
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