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Top 100 Quotes About Despite

#1. Do not be discouraged by the resistance you will encounter from your human nature; you must go against your human inclinations. Often, in the beginning, you will think that you are wasting time, but you must go on, be determined and persevere in it until death, despite all the difficulties. - Author: Brother Lawrence
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#2. For too long, and despite what people told me, I had fallen for what the culture said about beauty, youth, features, heights, weights, hair textures, upper arms. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#3. Despite the solace of hypocritical religiosity and its seductive promise of an after-life of heavenly bliss, most of us will do anything to thwart the inevitable victory of biological death. - Author: Jack Kevorkian
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#4. You've got to be extremely careful, because you could be with a great team, and you could be the product of a great team. There are some players that stand out despite the teams that they play on, and there are some players that are good because of the team that they're with. - Author: Marcus Allen
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#5. 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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#6. Hope grows in us, despite our moments of darkness, regardless of our regular bouts of depression. - Author: Joan D. Chittister
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#7. Despite the hysteria from the political class and the media, smoking doesn't kill. - Author: Mike Pence
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#8. He has achieved what Nietzsche liked to call 'The Great Health' - rare humour, valour, and resilience of spirit: despite being, or because he is, afflicted with Tourette's. - Author: Oliver Sacks
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#9. She tells her love while half asleep,
In the dark hours,
With half-words whispered low:
As Earth stirs in her winter sleep
And puts out grass and flowers
Despite the snow,
Despite the falling snow. - Author: Robert Graves
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#10. Mournier defined his own position as one of 'tragic optimism
' a Christian attitude of absolute engagement in the struggles of history, despite the fact that the Absolute cannot be contained in history. - Author: Robert Ellsberg
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#11. Came. Despite the huge challenge, it was also a project right after my heart and fired my imagination too. We moved from the design - Author: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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#12. At the individual level, if we can identify the psychological mechanisms linking adverse environments to psychosis (and there has been a lot of progress with this despite minimal funding) we should be able to devise more effective interventions for those who are already ill. - Author: Richard Bentall
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#13. The perseverance in this world, despite it all, of things done right. - Author: Ben H. Winters
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#14. Everyone in America (according to my generalizations) is a potential millionaire waiting for his or her big break. I was astonished lately to realize that Americans are definitely believing in and planning for the future, despite the fact that they elected Ronald Reagan twice. - Author: Roseanne Barr
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#15. Beckett despite his professed preference for Racine, is master and victim, and as such pervades Beckett's canonical drama, Endgame. Beckett's Hamlet follows the French model, in which excessive consciousness negates action, which is at some distance from Shakespeare's Hamlet. - Author: Harold Bloom
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#16. He, who survives his reputation, lives out of despite himself, like a man listening to his own reproach. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#17. People despite their struggles, flaws and faults are honestly the most beautiful creatures. We are wonderfully-broken pieces of art. - Author: Alexander Pyles
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#18. Despite what your momma told you, Violence does solve problems, - Author: Chris Kyle
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#19. Sometimes it is necessary to celebrate life, despite being faced with defeat and death. - Author: Jolina Petersheim
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#20. I wish politicians the world over would stop claiming credit for economic growth that happens despite them, not because of them. Grow up ... - Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour
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#21. According to Richard Clarke, the former White House counterterrorism chief, Bush was so obsessed with Iraq that he failed to take action against Osama Bin Laden despite repeated warnings from his intelligence experts. - Author: Ferdinand Mount
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#22. Having joy in God not because of circumstances but despite circumstances is what makes God look great - and it's a true joy that comes from within. - Author: Jefferson Bethke
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#23. Being stress and anxiety free is a human preset, I just show you how to 'flick the switch' to off. Permanent stress and anxiety recovery is possible quickly and simply despite what many are told. - Author: Charles Linden
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#24. Your words contain great power. So declare that you will prosper despite every difficulty that you may encounter in your life. You are not here just to survive ... So overcome and thrive! - Author: Timothy Pina
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#25. Today's Quote of the Day is an excerpt from 'The Religion of God (Divine Love)' by His Divine Eminence RA Gohar Shahi

'Had all humanity called upon God by one name, all would have been united inwardly despite different religions. - Author: Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi
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#26. I've not ceased being fearful, I've gone ahead despite the pounding in my heart that says: turn back, turn back, you'll die if you go too far. - Author: Erica Jong
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#27. Most cats don't like water, and despite her pretensions of tigerhood, Julie was no different. Yes, tigers have stripes; so do tabbies. If you want to know the difference, try tossing one of each into your swimming pool. Then I would recommend running. - Author: Seanan McGuire
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#28. There is within you, waiting to be called, a great source of power called courage. Call its name and it will give you the strength to confront challenges despite fear and to continue and the heart to continue with bold confidence despite the pain of caused by tragedy. - Author: Michael Josephson
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#29. Fear and I were old buddies, despite my best efforts to the contrary. - Author: Peter Straub
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#30. Despite the value of open data, most labs make no systematic effort to share data with other scientists. - Author: Michael Nielsen
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#31. Despite claims by some to the contrary, we have heard numerous times in hearings and briefings by experts that existing technologies do not fully or effectively detect nuclear material. - Author: John Linder
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#32. How did you get my number?" I blurted, before I could stop myself.
"It's called research." I could hear him smirking over the phone.
"Or stalking."
Noah chuckled. "You're adorable when you're bitchy."
"You're not," I said, but smiled despite myself. - Author: Michelle Hodkin
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#33. Despite everything, I can't bear the thought of this ring being lost forever, any more than I can bear the thought of leaving you forever. And though I have no choice about the one, at least I can choose about the other. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#34. Both carried, despite their martial postures, an aura of sorrow, though ghosts of smiles flickered across their faces. They would have recognized one another from a mere turn of the head observed from hundreds of yards away on a moonless night in January. - Author: Robin Oliveira
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#35. The greatest visionaries do not consider the limits of their assets, but they rather grow despite those limitations. - Author: Scott Appleton
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#36. I do trust you, is what I want to say. But it isn't true
I didn't trust him to love me despite the terrible things I had done. I don't trust anyone to do that, but that isn't his problem; it's mine. - Author: Veronica Roth
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#37. Hoped if she kept the dream hidden and frozen
She soon would forget that she'd never been chosen.
But dreams screams as loud whether thriving or dying
And Helen despite herself never stopped trying. - Author: David Rakoff
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#38. Despite the rejection, and in violation of all the rules, I came back year after year. - Author: Joseph Barbera
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#39. Wonder is a verb. An activity, like walking or eating cheese. Despite what we may think we are all already philosophers; the question simply is whether we do it well or poorly. - Author: Thomas Swanson
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#40. All things are transitory. All things must pass. Attachments whether to material possessions, to people, to places to name, are futile. Despite your clinging, these things will fade away. - Author: Hari Kunzru
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#41. Freud revelled in linguistic play, but, despite his appreciation of painting and especially sculpture, he did not know what to make of visual imagery in dreams. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#42. The group was not afraid of being radical either; they could see the good Roosevelt was doing, despite what Mother and Dad said; they were not taken in by party labels and thought the Democrats should be given a chance to show what they had up their sleeve. - Author: Mary McCarthy
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#43. She discovered, despite what people may imagine, having nothing to lost is a lot like having nothing. (But there was something to lose, even at this point, something huge to lose, and that was why this unknown, homeless state never resembled freedom.) - Author: Dana Spiotta
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#44. I know I'm someone powerful, someone dangerous. A grim smile tugs at my lips despite my current circumstances. I know I'm not afraid of pain or death. And these men and women? They should be afraid of me. Because whoever I am, I am violent, and I will be having my revenge. - Author: Laura Thalassa
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#45. Despite the hour, customers already flooded the market, men, women, and children of every color and race looking for the magic cure to their problems. They were what allowed the poachers to exist. They'd stop poaching if people stopped buying. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#46. Remember, despite the fact that this book is being sold as a 'fantasy' novel, you must take all of the things it says extremely seriously, as they are quite important, are in no way silly, and always make sense.
Rutabaga. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#47. Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that, despite all the progress that has been made in the last 30 years, many foreign people still speak in foreign languages. - DAVE BARRY - Author: Timothy Ferriss
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#48. The pride of young men requires that they seem wise, despite their inexperience, and the only way to appear all-knowing without going to the tedium of acquiring knowledge, is to hold all knowledge in weary-seeming contempt. - Author: John C. Wright
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#49. The Chinese nation has always pursued a life in harmony with other nations despite differences. - Author: Li Zhaoxing
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#50. Despite what The Wall Street Journal says, our awards are the best-kept secret in America, with the possible exception of what George W. Bush did in the '70s. - Author: Billy Crystal
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#51. I'm sympathetic to the nuns' violent impulses. I mean, if I'd given up sex to devote myself to a man who I had to just trust loved me, despite never being physically around to prove it, I'd probably be smacking little children too. - Author: Sarah Silverman
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#52. Despite our perennial bad behavior, our moral progress seems to me unmistakable. - Author: Sam Harris
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#53. Heroes are the people who carry on despite their fear, because they know the job's got to get done and they're the only ones left to do it - Author: Meg Cabot
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#54. You don't believe me?" Jace asked. "Fine. Go ahead. Kiss me right now."
Alec stared at him in horror.
"Exactly. Despite my staggering good lucks, you actually don't like me that way. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#55. Thinking about averting plane crashes in 1935, or stopping infections of central lines in 2003, or rescuing drowning victims today, I realized that the key problem in each instance was essentially a simple one, despite the number of contributing factors. - Author: Atul Gawande
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#56. The greatest act of courage is not falling in love But, despite everything, falling in love again. - Author: Robin Wayne Bailey
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#57. Despite our high rate of unemployment, 300,000 jobs go unfilled largely because many of the unemployed lack the skills needed today as a result of technological progress. - Author: Kim Campbell
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#58. What's this?" Amarantha said, her voice lilting despite the adder's smile she gave me ...
"Just a human thing I found downstairs," the Attor hissed, and a forked tongue darted out between his razor-sharp teeth. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#59. The classic business story is much like the classic human story. There is rise and fall; the overcoming of great odds, the upholding of principles despite the cost, questions of rivalry and succession, and even the possibility of descent into madness. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#60. I've been playing against older and stronger competition my whole life. It has made me a better tennis player and able to play against this kind of level despite their strength and experience. - Author: Maria Sharapova
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#61. Harm began to come to Hornblower from that day forth, despite his obedience to orders and diligent study of his duties, and it stemmed from the arrival in the midshipmen's berth of John Simpson as senior warrant officer. - Author: C.S. Forester
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#62. She was the one person he'd hoped to avoid as much as possible when he'd taken his place as Sheriff of Maxville. It wasn't that he disliked her, that was the problem. Despite his better judgment and a glutton for punishment, he still cared too damn much for the woman. - Author: Lia Davis
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#63. Despite the enormous role that local government plays in our daily lives, the constitution makes not one mention of it. - Author: Anthony Albanese
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#64. And thou, Melkor, shalt see that no theme may be played that hath not its uttermost source in me, nor can any alter the music in my despite. For he that attempteth this shall prove but mine instrument in the devising of things more wonderful, which he himself hath not imagined. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#65. Despite the differences between our species and cultures, there is an order that we all share. The development of a civilization is a scripted event. Minds join together to create new technologies, on its own against threats from the outside, that civilization crumbles. - Author: Becky Chambers
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#66. Despite everything, no one can dictate who you are to other people. - Author: Prince
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#67. There should be someone in the world who loves you despite you," she whispers to her mother. - Author: Jason Gurley
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#68. Germany stands in the fight against terrorism at France's side, united with many, many others. I am convinced that, despite all the difficulties, we shall win this fight. - Author: Angela Merkel
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#69. Despite the slowness, the infidelity, the errors and sins it committed and might still commit against its members, the Church, trust me, has no other meaning and goal but to live and witness Jesus. - Author: Pope Francis
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#70. Let no one define how you se yourself ... save God alone. See yourself through His eyes and His strength, and you'll see who you can be despite being who you are. - Author: Tamera Alexander
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#71. You're a thief, Echo.' The Ala Squeezed her hand, her grip strong despite her frailty. 'Steal him back. - Author: Melissa Grey
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#72. And one of the things I learned is that one should live in spite of. Although, one should eat. Although, one should love. Although, it must die. Even it is often the same even though it pushes us forward. It was despite the fact that it gave me an unhappy anguish that was the creator of my own life. - Author: Clarice Lispector
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#73. Yet, despite our many advances, our environment is still threatened by a range of problems, including global climate change, energy dependence on unsustainable fossil fuels, and loss of biodiversity. - Author: Dan Lipinski
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#74. Eo didn't deserve to die a slave to the Society. And despite her Color, Mustang doesn't deserve any sort of bridle. - Author: Pierce Brown
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#75. Your destiny, forever kindred,
United you in life and death
Despite the origins that hindered
You from your loving in good faith. - Author: Tatyana K. Varenko
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#76. And despite being seventeen - Hattori Mariko knew her place in life. She would marry Minamoto Raiden. Her parents would have the prestige of a daughter in the Heian Castle. And Mariko would be the only one to know the stain on that honor. - Author: Renee Ahdieh
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#77. To her amazement,Ellie breaks into an ear-to-ear smile.Oddly enough, it's this moment I realize that despite her husky voice and Parisian attire,she's sort of...plain. But friendly-looking.
That still doesn't mean I like her. - Author: Stephanie Perkins
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#78. Despite the fact that life has repeatedly reinforced my conviction that the tomb was empty, some of my most profound errors have occurred when I was straining under the weight of a death that was in reality the liberation of a transition. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#79. Somehow the body keeps life going despite the ravaging negations of the mind. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#80. Despite billions of Sun, the universe is still in darkness! The wisdom of light is yet powerless! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#81. Reagan was an exceedingly likeable guy, just a heck of a nice fellow, despite his politics. He was funny and loved a good joke, the dirtier, I'm afraid the more ethnic, the better. I don't think he brought very much to the presidency, except charisma and success. - Author: Walter Cronkite
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#82. It was no picnic despite what anyone might say later ... Most of us were pretty scared all the bloody time; you only felt happy when the battle was over and you were on your way home, then you were safe for a bit, anyway. - Author: Colin S. Gray
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#83. You live in a deranged age - more deranged than usual, because despite great scientific and technological advances, man has not the faintest idea of who he is or what he is doing. - Author: Walker Percy
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#84. Despite evidence to the contrary, I hated drinking to the point that I misplaced really big slabs of time. - Author: Augusten Burroughs
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#85. Think positive. Envision your rest as you become more deprived. Envision your success as you endure more failure. Do not fuel despair with false truth. Instead, battle despair with hope. - Author: Peter S. Fogg
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#86. In the final analysis, despite our diversity, there is only one type of vegan
a person who is committed to and practices a reverence and respect for all life. - Author: Joanne Stepaniak
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#87. Eritrean people are strong and caring. And despite all that we had been through we were brimming with optimism. Our country was on the verge of huge change. - Author: Abeba Habtu
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#88. Faith results in being faithful despite what comes, not telling God what should come. - Author: Bryan Chapell
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#89. There's a reason we'll all end up with just a handful of true friends in our life. These are the people that have taken the time to look at our heart, so despite any flaws they're forever in our lives. - Author: Ron Baratono
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#90. Despite fearful rhetoric to the contrary, terrorism is not a transcendent threat. A terrorist attack cannot possibly destroy our country's way of life; it's only our reaction to that attack that can do that kind of damage. - Author: Bruce Schneier
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#91. It's not just other countries in Europe having a say over what we do. It's unelected bureaucrats in Brussels on sort of six-figure, huge salaries telling us how we run our country despite having never stood for an election themselves. - Author: David Cameron
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#92. great mysteries that the Poles have been able to keep their language, culture and religion alive despite inhabiting an area which has usually belonged to either Germany, Russia or Austria, or sometimes to all three. - Author: Gordon Corrigan
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#93. The igneo-aerial food. In other words, despite - Author: Nick Lane
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#94. The Amish communities of Pennsylvania, despite the retro image of horse-drawn buggies and straw hats, have long been engaged in a productive debate about the consequences of technology. - Author: Howard Rheingold
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#95. The trick to not killing yourself was to convince yourself, every single day, that your departure from the world would have a devastating effect on absolutely everyone around you, despite consistent evidence to the contrary. - Author: Jennifer DuBois
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#96. The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is 'What does a woman want?' - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#97. Everyone I know, men and women alike, would love to see the world changed so that boys and girls, men and women are valued equally for what we contribute, despite the differences in how our brains and bodies work. - Author: Cris Mazza
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#98. At that time I told myself that I didn't want to fall in love ever again. But that night while praying for your happiness Nana, I thought that despite all the wounds and all the pains it could cause I wanted to dream again, and love someone with all my heart. - Author: Ai Yazawa
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#99. Loving you is and will always be my greatest honor. You've done the impossible; you've opened me,
Gabriella. And despite what the future may hold for us, I will carry that with me forever. My heart will
always be yours, in life and in death. - Author: S.L. Jennings
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#100. Sometimes I have to compromise my views, but I never compromise on issues like the death penalty and the arm trade laws, despite what the readers or letters may say. - Author: Jonathan Shapiro
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