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#1. God's Word does not say, "Call unto me, and you will thereby be trained into the happy art of knowing how to be denied. Ask, and you will learn sweet patience by getting nothing." Far from it. But it is definite, clear and positive: "Ask, and it shall be given unto you." - Author: Edward McKendree Bounds
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#2. The abstraction is often the most definite form for the intangible thing in myself that I can clarify in paint. - Author: Georgia O'Keeffe
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#3. In 'The Plato Papers' I wanted to get another perspective on the present moment by extrapolating into the distant future. So in that sense, there's a definite similarity of purpose between a book set in the future and a book set in the past. - Author: Peter Ackroyd
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#4. It is time for the rest of the world to join ... in demanding that ALL the nuclear weapons states -including Israel, India and Pakistan, but above all the US and Russia - negotiate concrete steps on a definite time-table toward the global, inspected abolition of nuclear weapons. - Author: Daniel Ellsberg
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#5. If you have a definite purpose, if you have a driving desire to achieve it and if you go with passion, then don't wait for success because you are already a success. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#6. I couldn't see myself filling some definite niche in what is called a career. This was all misty. - Author: Carl Sandburg
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#7. We find, therefore, under this orderly arrangement, a wonderful symmetry in the universe, and a definite relation of harmony in the motion and magnitude of the orbs, of a kind that is not possible to obtain in any other way. - Author: Johannes Kepler
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#8. The writer who has a definite meaning to express will not take refuge in such vagueness. - Author: William Strunk Jr.
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#9. In leaving behind the kind of shell common to all undergraduates, indeed to most young men, they had, in one sense, taken more definite shape by each establishing conspicuously his own individual identity, thereby automatically drawing farther apart from each other. - Author: Anthony Powell
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#10. Luminet males had definite differences from human ones. They were taller, generally bigger, their bones were denser, but the really big difference was the ability to elongate their tongues. She'd heard about it even before Aeron, but actually feeling it... - Author: Savannah Stuart
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#11. Death of the mind. Nothing is more illuminating than to follow with M. Foucault the many threads which are woven in this complex book, whether it speaks of changing symptoms, commitment procedures, or treatment. For example: he sees a definite connection - Author: Anonymous
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#12. Face the facts squarely. Ask yourself definite questions and demand direct replies. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#13. At no point does anyone in the chain know what to do with money in the real economy. But in an indefinite world, people actually prefer unlimited optionality; money is more valuable than anything you could possibly do with it. Only in a definite future is money a means to an end, no the end itself- - Author: Peter Thiel
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#14. But the most important lesson to learn from Jobs has nothing to do with aesthetics. The greatest thing Jobs designed was his business. Apple imagined and executed definite multi-year plans to create new products and distribute them effectively. Forget - Author: Peter Thiel
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#15. I began writing early - very, very early ... I was already writing short stories for the radio and selling poems to poetry and art festivals; I was involved in school plays; I wrote essays, so there was no definite moment when I said, 'Now I'm a writer.' I've always been a writer. - Author: Wole Soyinka
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#16. For a dream to die, something so tragic would have definitely gone wrong! Be careful you don't kill your own dreams. - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#17. This world needs Utopias as it needs fairy stories. It does not matter so much where we are going, as long as we are making consciously for some definite goal. And a Utopia, however strange or fanciful, is the only possible beacon upon the uncharted seas of the distant future. - Author: Hendrik Willem Van Loon
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#18. The word of the Lord never comes to us as an opinion, no attempt is made to support it by argument, it comes as a definite, abstract statement of fact. So it is from the first words ... to the last, the works of the Father are declared as facts, not theories. - Author: Anthony W. Ivins
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#19. It concerns us to know the purposes we seek in life, for then, like archers aiming at a definite mark, we shall be more likely to attain what we want. - Author: Aristotle.
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#20. Since being a prisoner was a definite improvement over being dead, which was what she thought was going to happen when the Loundergs had attacked, Suzy was quite cheerful. - Author: Garth Nix
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#21. I played a definite part in it. I guess the things that I played in films and the way the nudity and the love scenes were handled were really different. - Author: Bo Derek
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#22. The art of any propagandist and agitator consists in his ability to find the best means of influencing any given audience, by presenting a definite truth, in such a way as to make it most convincing, most easy to digest, most graphic, and most strongly impressive. - Author: Vladimir Lenin
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#23. I won't leave you, Imi, not ever. You and me, we're a definite. I don't have anything if I don't have you. You have to believe that. - Author: A Meredith Walters
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#24. For the need to think can never be stilled by allegedly definite insights of "wise men"; it can be satisfied only through thinking, and the thoughts I had yesterday will satisfy this need today only to the extent that I want and am able to think them anew. - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#25. What the world needs today is a definite, spiritual mobilization of the nations who believe in God against this tide of Red agnosticism ... And in rejecting an atheistic other world, I am confident that the Almighty God will be with us. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#26. Broadway is a definite symbol of New York. It's classic New York. - Author: Katharine McPhee
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#27. Like all science, psychology is knowledge; and like science again, it is knowledge of a definite thing, the mind. - Author: James Mark Baldwin
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#28. We have such a terrible, terrible misconception of science. We think it involves the definite, the precise, the known; it is a horrid series of gates to an unknown as vast as the universe; which means endless. - Author: Anne Rice
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#29. For something that is static, fixed, dead, there can be a way or a definite path; but not for anything that is moving and living. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#30. I've been compared to Inspector Clouseau ... or has he been compared to me? - Author: I.B. Nosey
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#31. Finally, Sacred Tradition is also necessary because some truths of the faith are expressed in a completely definite form in Scripture, while others are not entirely clear and precise and therefore demand confirmation by the Sacred Apostolic Tradition. - Author: Michael Pomazansky
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#32. If everything is definite,
then men need no passion. - Author: Toba Beta
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#33. Literature does not exist in a vacuum. Writers as such have a definite social function exactly proportional to their ability as writers. This is their main use. - Author: Ezra Pound
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#34. If the winds of fortune are temporarily blowing against you, remember that you can harness them and make them carry you toward your definite purpose, through the use of your imagination. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#35. It seems to be expected of every pilgrim up the slopes of the mathematical Parnassus, that he will at some point or other of his journey sit down and invent a definite integral or two towards the increase of the common stock. - Author: James Joseph Sylvester
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#36. My talents fall within definite limitations. I am not as versatile an actress as some think. - Author: Greta Garbo
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#37. But I don't care what Megan Fox or Jessica Biel say: There are definite advantages to being the hottest girl on the planet. Number one was that I got paid for it. A lot. - Author: Meg Cabot
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#38. The spinning wheel means national consciousness and a contribution by every individual to a definite constructive national work. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#39. In war you lose your sense of the definite, hence your sense of truth itself, and therefore it's safe to say that in a war story nothing is ever absolutely true. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#40. I think the pressure has also helped me want to rise above that pressure, and it has helped in accelerating the healing process. It's helped give me a drive. I have a definite survival drive, and the pressure gave me a drive to get on top of it. - Author: Axl Rose
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#41. I'm just not arbitrarily choosing to have five guitars play one type of thing. In that way there's a definite similarity between a symphony orchestra and the 100 guitar symphony. - Author: Glenn Branca
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#42. The dog is the only living being that has found and recognizes an indubitable, tangible and definite god. He knows to whom above him to give himself. He has not to seek for a superior and infinite power. - Author: Maurice Maeterlinck
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#43. This wasn't the person he'd thought he was, or would have chosen to be if he'd been free to choose, but there was something comforting and liberating about being an actual definite someone, rather than a collection of contradictory potential someones. - Author: Jonathan Franzen
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#44. The more desperately we try to be good and wonderful and perfect, the more the Shadow develops a definite will to be black and evil and destructive - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#45. Thought is energy.
Active thought is active energy;
concentrated thought is a concentrated energy.
Thought concentrated on a definite purpose becomes power. - Author: Charles F. Haanel
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#46. Coitus is random, children are definite. - Author: Thomas Keneally
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#47. I do not speak carelessly or recklessly but with a definite object of helping the people, especially those of my race, to know, to understand, and to realize themselves. - Author: Marcus Garvey
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#48. If epic poetry is a definite species, the sagas do not fall within it. - Author: Lascelles Abercrombie
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#49. God has created me to do some definite service. He has committed some work to me which He has not committed to another. I have my mission. I am a link in a chain, a bond of connection between persons. He has not created me for naught. I shall do good; I shall do His work. - Author: John Henry Newman
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#50. All our life," William James told us in the prologue, "so far as it has definite form, is but a mass of habits - practical, emotional, and intellectual - systematically organized for our weal or woe, and bearing us irresistibly toward our destiny, whatever the latter may be."9.29 - Author: Charles Duhigg
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#51. I'm afraid of habit patterns It would be too much of a routine if you had to establish definite ways of getting through things. You'd get very bored. - Author: Edie Sedgwick
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#52. There are no definite rules (in writing). You learn as you go. - Author: Winna Efendi
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#53. Mathematics as a science, commenced when first someone, probably a Greek, proved propositions about "any" things or about "some" things, without specifications of definite particular things. - Author: Alfred North Whitehead
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#55. Something indefinite is always worse than something definite, a strong fear that doesn't last very long is easier than one that's nebulous but doesn't go away. - Author: Stefan Zweig
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#56. Until a man selects a DEFINITE PURPOSE IN LIFE, he dissipates his energies & spreads his thoughts over so many subjects & in so many different directions that they lead not to power, but to indecision & weakness. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#57. That is a definite no-no in the Good Father Handbook. - Author: Carrie Jones
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#58. Remember that your dominating thoughts attract,
through a definite law of nature, by the shortest and most
convenient route, their physical counterpart. Be careful what
your thoughts dwell upon. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#59. When conscious activity is wholly concentrated on some one definite purpose, the ultimate result, for most people, is lack of balance accompanied by some form of nervous disorder. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#60. A set definite objective must be established if we are to accomplish anything in a big way. - Author: John McDonald
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#61. Decisive is definite. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#62. The metaphysical image that a definite epoch forges of the world has the same structure as what the world immediately understands to be appropriate as a form of its political organization. - Author: Carl Schmitt
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#63. I was born with a mission and definite purpose and I must achieve my goal and fulfill my destiny on the planet earth - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#64. Definition destroys ... there's nothing definite in this world - Author: Bob Dylan
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#65. But even that question wasn't definite enough. Perhaps it was a statement after all: I don't want to die yet without knowing you. - Author: Patricia Highsmith
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#66. The same person is coming through in a different medium ... My art is simple, direct and definite. - Author: Grace Slick
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#67. Revelation is the first step to holiness, and consecration is the second. A day must come in our lives, as definite as the day of our conversion, when we give up all right to ourselves and submit to the absolute Lordship of Jesus Christ. - Author: Watchman Nee
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#68. Your desire or beliefs will literally be reaching back into time, teaching the nerves new tricks. Definite reorganizations in that past will occur in your present, allowing you to behave in entirely new fashions. Learned behavior therefore alters not only present and future but also past conduct. - Author: Jane Roberts
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#69. I had some years of definite frustration. Auditioning and not working as much as I would have liked to, or working and being paid a pittance, and sort of scrounging by in New York and sleeping on a chair that folded out into a bed. - Author: Gillian Jacobs
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#70. I wish in my own mind I were more definite - that I was absolutely convinced I'd never direct someone else's script, but I keep reading scripts, because I might find something. - Author: Paul Mazursky
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#71. First thing you learn when you're in a lawin' family is that there ain't any definite answers to anything. - Author: Harper Lee
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#72. In spite of the enormous complexity of macroscopic bodies when viewed from an atomistic viewpoint, one knows from everyday experience as well as from precision experiments that macroscopic bodies obey quite definite laws. - Author: Franz Mandl
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#73. You may read any quantity of books, and you may almost as ignorant as you were at starting, if you don't have, at the back of yourminds, the change for words in definite images which can only be acquired through the operation of your observing faculties on the phenomena of nature. - Author: Thomas Huxley
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#74. PRINCIPLE is likewise such a law for action, except that it has not the formal definite meaning, but is only the spirit and sense of law in order to leave the judgment more freedom of application when the diversity of the real world cannot be laid hold of under the definite form of a law. - Author: Carl Von Clausewitz
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#75. The major distinction between the indefinite article, a, and the definite article, the.6 When a character makes his first appearance on stage, he is introduced with a. When we are subsequently told about him, we already know who he is, and he is mentioned with the: - Author: Steven Pinker
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#76. Every company has room for the man who has a definite plan of action which is to the advantage of that company. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#77. Every actor's greatest ambition is to create his own, definite and original role, a character with which he will always be identified. In my case, that role was Dracula. - Author: Bela Lugosi
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#78. Keep a definite goal of achievement constantly in view. Realize that work well and worthily done makes life truly worth living. - Author: Grenville Kleiser
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#79. Do definite good; first of all to yourself, then to definite persons. - Author: John Lancaster Spalding
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#80. Do not expect something for nothing. Be willing to give an equivalent value for all that you desire, and include in your plans a definite provision for doing so. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#81. As exchange-values, all commodities are merely definite quantities of congealed labour-time. - Author: Karl Marx
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#82. He was strict and hard and had perfectly clear and definite ideas about duty, where the others were concerned. For oneself one can always find circumstances that alter cases - Author: Hjalmar Soderberg
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#83. Science always has its origin in the adaptation of thought to some definite field of experience. - Author: Ernst Mach
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#84. If he give me credit for being a plodder he will describe me justly. Anything beyond that will be too much. I can plod. I can persevere in any definite pursuit. To this I owe everything. - Author: William Carey
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#85. The sound of colors is so definite that it would be hard to find anyone who would express bright yellow with base notes, or dark lake with the treble. - Author: Wassily Kandinsky
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#86. A definite purpose, like blinders on a horse, inevitably narrows its possessor's point of view. - Author: Robert Frost
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#87. I am a horse for a single harness, not cut out for tandem or teamwork ... for well I know that in order to attain any definite goal, it is imperative that one person do the thinking and the commanding. - ALBERT EINSTEIN - Author: Susan Cain
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#88. Love is more responsible, when it's titled a definite relation ... - Author: Sudeep Prakash Sdk
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#89. The man with the average mentality, but with control, with a definite goal, and a clear conception of how it can be gained, and above all, with the power of application and labor, wins in the end. - Author: William Howard Taft
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#90. I mean that if you are not absolutely sure of a thing, it is so difficult to commit yourself to a definite course of action. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#91. The law condemns and punishes only actions within certain definite and narrow limits; it thereby justifies, in a way, all similar actions that lie outside those limits. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#92. I cannot conceive an intention in God that Christ should satisfy his justice for the sin of them that were in hell some thousands of years before, and yet be still resolved to continue their punishment on them to all eternity. - Author: John Owen
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#93. Retaining our capacity for reason
is common sense, but definite conclusions and beliefs keep us from seeing life as it really is at any given moment. - Author: H.E. Davey
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#94. God is the efficient cause not only of the existence of things, but also of their essence.
Corr. Individual things are nothing but modifications of the attributes of God, or modes by which the attributes of God are expressed in a fixed and definite manner. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#95. The standard of beauty is not definite. We define it. - Author: Shamcey Supsup
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#96. An older, Puritan approach to Scripture tended to prevail in the American South, where the Bible was regarded as a set of definite, positive laws - Author: Mark A. Noll
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#97. And the American public was able to make up their own mind whether this verdict was a just verdict or not. So I think there's a lot of value in the public being able to see how the system works or doesn't work, so I think there's a definite value there. - Author: Lance Ito
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#98. A swami may conceivably follow only the path of dry reasoning, of cold renunciation; but a yogi engages himself in a definite, step-by-step procedure by which the body and mind are disciplined, and the soul liberated. - Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
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#99. The actor must use his imagination to be able to answer all questions (when, where, why, how). Make the make-believer existence more definite. - Author: Constantin Stanislavski
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#100. Every well built house started in the form of a definite purpose plus a definite plan in the nature of a set of blueprints. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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