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Top 100 Quotes About Draining

#1. Trying to change old habits is like fighting a war in your head - a draining and exhausting skirmish that makes you wonder at your chance of survival. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#2. Employment leaves you bare and empty - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#3. I see the life draining out of her and something else taking its place, but I don't know what. Maybe that's the problem. Maybe nothing is taking its place. - Author: Jan Strnad
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#4. When you give of yourself, it's draining. - Author: Freeman A. Hrabowski III
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#5. Someone told me once that I'm worse than a dog, I'm the scum of the earth, so for me it was draining. - Author: Roger Ross Williams
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#6. It has nothing to do with the emotional demands of a role; I've done comedies that are as draining to me as any drama. - Author: Sean Penn
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#7. Seeing The English Patient is wonderfully draining, but imagine acting in it for six months. - Author: Kristin Scott Thomas
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#8. I say no to photographs. When people take my picture, I feel like they've taken a piece of me, and I can't get that back. It's soul-draining. - Author: Evangeline Lilly
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#9. He could feel certainty draining away. And he'd always been certain. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#10. Ravishment of this slender body in all ways possible before draining it of the life substance? Aren't you a pleasure hoarder, my dear? - Author: Ciaran O. Dwynvil
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#11. There's often times a big difference between what you actually thought/felt in a situation and what you think you thought/felt. You have to do a lot of work to make your thoughts/feelings possible to be understood by other people. It's very draining, though also cathartic. - Author: Marie Calloway
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#12. Both songs are really, really intense when it comes to performing them, and very draining at the same time. - Author: Deborah Cox
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#13. You have a situation in which the U.S. is fighting three unjust wars and wasting trillions of dollars in public funds, all the while draining money from important social services and public and higher education. - Author: Henry Giroux
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#14. They tied me back together, but they didn't use double knots. My insides are draining out of the fault lines in my skin, I can feel it, but every time I check the bandages, they're dry. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#15. It's time to refocus our global fight against terrorism. We must move away from the Iraq-centric policies that are draining our resources and focus on Al Qaeda and its affiliates who are reportedly operating in some 60 to 80 countries around the world. - Author: Russ Feingold
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#16. Education ultimately depends on what happens in classrooms ... between teachers and learners. That is fundamental.' ... 'I hope that teachers will discover the optimism and direction to combat the energy - draining pressures and frustrations of most educational settings. - Author: David Perkins
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#17. Being with Marcus DeLuca was draining, frustrating, confusing, and extraordinary all at the same time. Mia (Disastrous) - Author: E.L. Montes
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#18. Not many people know how tumultuous and draining family life can be with a child who has had adverse early experiences. - Author: Wendy Borders Gauntner
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#19. Arin, why are you so transparent? Whenever you worry, you start fixing things. Draining nasty gunk from a hoof is the least of it. I don't know what's worse, watching you do that or knowing how hard it will always be for you to keep yourself to yourself. - Author: Marie Rutkoski
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#20. If I go for a time without seeing water, I feel like something's slowly draining out of me. It's probably like the feeling a music lover has when, for whatever reason, he's separated from music for a long time. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#21. The distinction between private and public undermines the unity of spiritual strength, draining the public of the transcendent energies while trivializing them because the merely private life provides no proper stage for their action. - Author: Allan Bloom
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#22. As we become scarred and desensitized to what is right and wrong, good and evil, life-giving and life-draining, we lose sight of our first love. We move away from God one degree at a time. - Author: Craig Groeschel
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#23. I felt as if each person within visual range were slowly draining the life from me. We were all connected, and the more them there were, the more I wanted to crawl under a table and cry. - Author: Shaun David Hutchinson
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#24. You only need two waves in a heat, so I try and keep my surfs short and sweet and not too draining. Keep them intense and try and get the two best waves I can. - Author: Joel Parkinson
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#25. Writing is draining. Every word is like lifting a stone and levering it into place. Your head aches, your muscles ache and every word you conjure up is heavier than the last one. - Author: Chloe Thurlow
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#26. What I want is for both of us to feel safe. What you and I have together shouldn't be draining us like this. It should be the one rock-solid thing we both count on. - Author: Sylvia Day
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#27. Maybe it was Roumiya's beauty that drove me away, her silent beauty, her eyes that seemed to be looking through everythig and draining it of all meaning. - Author: Jean-Marie G. Le Clezio
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#28. Being on the move all the time is draining, but the rewards make up for it. - Author: David Soul
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#29. Extroverts get their energy from being around a lot of people, but introverts find large groups draining and require time alone to recharge - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#30. Prayer-though it is often draining, even an agony-is in the long term the greatest source of power that is possible. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#31. Shane grudgingly donating blood -

"Yeah about that...could you get us a human ?" Shane asked.
"It creeps me out when a guy's draining my blood and I
hear his stomach rumble. - Author: Rachel Caine
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#32. While, politically, a mixed economy preserves the semblance of an organized society with a semblance of law and order, economically it is the equivalent of the chaos that had ruled China for centuries: a chaos of robber gangs looting-and draining-the productive elements of the country. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#33. The shadows of the room pool in the lines of our faces, draining our eyes of hue. There's nothing left worth saying. - Author: Isaac Marion
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#34. The way people age is not the way people age ... everyone is draining everyone! - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#35. Nothing can prepare you for living or working with a sociopathic serial bully. It is the most devastating, draining, misunderstood, and ultimately futile experience imaginable. - Author: Tim Field
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#36. When you see someone draining you, your being naturally cuts it off. Yet many times you can be manipulated not to see. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#37. A car with a small hole in its fuel tank unattended to shall see its fuel draining little by little and it shall only be left in the middle of a long journey! So is life! Mind the small things! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#38. Sorry. I had an execution that ran over." Corbin frowned. "You come from executing one of my kind and act like it means nothing? Tell me, Addison, how would you feel if I said something like that to you? 'Sorry I couldn't be on time, I was draining some human dry and it took longer than I thought. - Author: Evangeline Anderson
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#39. You don't know what cold is until you've experienced the cold you feel when the blood is draining out of your body. - Author: Ryu Murakami
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#40. Its humble beginnings are that of a parasite, growing in something that is alive, draining its host of beauty. It's clever - the plight of the splinter. A sort of rags to riches story. - Author: Tarryn Fisher
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#41. That dichotomy, in which the male half of a partnership wants a kitten in the kitchen and a tiger in the bedroom, is incredibly emotionally draining and confusing for women, whether they're married or not. - Author: Jenny Block
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#42. There is no easy button in sales. Prospecting is hard, emotionally draining work, and it is the price you have to pay to earn a high income. - Author: Jeb Blount
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#43. Plus it's just embarrassing when someone - oops.'
She pressed a hand to her side, and had the blood draining out of Harper's face.
'What? What?'
'Nothing. baby's moving around. Sometimes it gives me a jolt is all.'
'You should stand up. You should sit down. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#44. The strong family warrior has turned into a shell-shocked returning vet - listless, moody, with an invisible injury draining him of vitality. - Author: Brian Boyle
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#45. Any woman who has a career and a family automatically develops something in the way of two personalities, like two sides of a dollar bill, each different in design. Her problem is to keep one from draining the life from the other. - Author: Ivy Baker Priest
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#46. To die from 'a draining away of one's strength caused by extreme old age' was in Montaigne's day a 'rare, singular and extraordinary death.' Nowadays we assume it as our right. - Author: Julian Barnes
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#47. The death penalty exacts a terrible price in dollars, lives and human decency. Rather than tamping down the flames of violence, it fuels them while draining millions of dollars from more promising efforts to restore safety to our lives. - Author: Robert M. Morgenthau
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#48. The signs of psychic draining - we call aging. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#49. Don't waste another minute dealing with a toxic, negative, energy-draining person. Some people are wired for negativity. They love being argumentative, combative and abusive. Run for your life as quickly as possible. - Author: Les Brown
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#50. I come home more exhausted after a day of emotional work on set than I've ever had in any sporting event I've played or anything. It's draining. But it's also part of the fun. - Author: Mike Vogel
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#51. If you suspect someone is draining you, generally you should not confront them, but be nice, relax them, and then see what they are doing. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#52. Wells?" Someone was prodding his arm. "Hey, Wells?" Wells's eyes snapped open, draining the last droplets of a dream from his mind. He'd been floating down a canal in Venice. No, wait, he'd been riding a horse into battle alongside Napoleon. Kendall - Author: Kass Morgan
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#53. Love is messy, painful and emotionally draining. It hardly seems worth it. - Author: Alice Clayton
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#54. There are places that are very draining. There are places where there is another dimensional crossover but to a dimension that is not powerful at all. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#55. When I play a villain, I usually get home and sleep straight through the night. It's physically and emotionally draining. - Author: Ana Layevska
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#56. I'm too diplomatic. I tend to edit my mind before I speak - it can be incredibly draining. - Author: Erin O'Connor
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#57. The Universal Soul, as it is called, has an interest in the stacking of hay, the foddering of cattle, and the draining of peat-meadows. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#58. If someone confronts you about draining them it could be a "double reverse." They are draining you and accuse you instead of draining them, just to throw you off. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#59. She sings on and on, while the house is discreetly dusted all around her and, in the concealed and subterranean kitchen, a naked duck, limp and faintly steaming, spreads its pimpled legs on a draining board. - Author: Michel Faber
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#60. My parents had torn through my innocence and left me with a tar-like substance that was corrupting what was left of me. I could feel it at night; slithering and curling around my soul as it slowly devoured me. It was draining my energy and replacing it with an evil I was afraid to confront. - Author: J.D. Stroube
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#61. That's what existence means: draining one's own self dry without the sense of thirst. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#62. I eat pretty clean, but the training is tiring. When you're training two times a day it can be really draining, so I'd rather stick with the diet. - Author: Daniel Cudmore
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#63. In the last week I felt her withdrawing. What was once everywhere, an ocean I imagined myself to be drowning in, was now barely deep enough to bathe in. I saw her warmth draining away and I couldn't stop it. - Author: Olivia Sudjic
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#64. It is necessary to bring our life in order, to examine each thing, and ask ourselves if it is bringing power into our life or if it is draining us. Ask yourself, is your life taking power from you or adding power to you? - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#65. I looked at the faces around me and I knew mine was like theirs. Faces with the blood drained away, tight faces, worried, lost. Faces like flowers torn from their roots and stuffed into a pretty vase, the colours draining fast. I had to get away from that town. - Author: John Fante
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#66. You may be mentally exhausted, convinced that your nonexistent problems - problems you know are nonexistent - are draining you of all your energy. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#67. Put your energy into building what is creative, valuable and empowering. And you won't have to constantly fight against what is destructive and draining. - Author: Ralph Marston
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#68. I don't want to be overly dramatic about it, but I think people more and more wonder, is this living, or are we just going through the motions? What's happening? Is everything being leached out of life? Is the whole texture and values and everything kind of draining away? - Author: John Zerzan
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#69. There is no art which one government sooner learns of another than that of draining money from the pockets of the people. - Author: Adam Smith
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#70. I'm not that girl who's really concerned with it. I've dated a bit and it's just draining to me. If it's not going to happen natural, obviously it's going to be someone in the industry because that's the only time people ever really see me. - Author: Kelly Clarkson
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#71. In short? It is exhausting being me. Pretending to be normal is draining and requires amazing amounts of energy and Xanax. - Author: Jenny Lawson
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#72. I'd like to settle down eventually, but acting is emotionally draining. - Author: Scott Patterson
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#73. Yeah, touring can get rough some times and draining, but I always have to pinch myself and realize that I'm doing what I love. - Author: Jonny Lang
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#74. Hollywood can be a draining industry. For all the glitz and glory and wonderful parts of our business, it takes it's toll on your inner self. - Author: Amber Heard
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#75. It's draining, it's exhausting, it's hell... it's heaven. It's hedonism gone wild. - Author: E.L. James
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#76. It's so much fun to fight the odds, but it's so draining to fight stupidity. - Author: Peter Bolton
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#77. When I do a 30-minute meal, for instance, on Food Network, that's my food you see at the end of the show and it's not perfect. And if sometimes things break or drop or the pasta hits the wall when I'm draining it, they never stop tape. They just kind of let me go with it. - Author: Rachael Ray
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#78. Choreography is mentally draining, but there's a pleasure in getting into the studio with the dancers and the music. - Author: Alvin Ailey
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#79. You have been imprinted by people in this world who take power from others. Most people drain each other. Or, what is worse, they are draining you right now, psychically! - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#80. As I write this I feel that draining hollowing helplessness that genuine love for another person produces in you. It's at these moments that we know we are going to die. - Author: William Boyd
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#81. People under the influence of cults is similar to that we observe in addicts. Typical behaviour for both includes draining bank accounts, neglecting children, destroying relations with family and losing interest in anything except the drug or cult. - Author: Keith Henson
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#82. We are living beyond our means. As a people we have developed a life-style that is draining the earth of its priceless and irreplaceable resources without regard for the future of our children and people all around the world. - Author: Margaret Mead
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#83. I pointed, still unable to utter a word. Tim looked down at the spectacle behind the shed, his face swiftly draining of color. He gripped my arm with a clammy hand. And then he did something I'd been waiting half my life to see: he dropped into a dead swoon at my feet. - Author: Rosie Genova
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#84. Teaching school is like having jumper cables hooked to your brain, draining all the juice out of you. - Author: Stephen King
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#85. He knelt by the bed and bent over her, draining their last moment to its lees; and in the silence there passed between them the word which made all clear. - Author: Edith Wharton
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#86. In many U.S. schools, sports instilled leadership and persistence in one group of kids while draining focus and resources from academics for everyone. The lesson wasn't that sports couldn't coexist with education; it was that sports had nothing to do with education. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#87. Action films are emotionally and physically draining, and you're dirty and sweaty. In a romantic comedy, you have to have your fingernails perfect, you're in air-conditioned rooms the whole time. - Author: Morris Chestnut
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#88. Politics is quite draining. There are so many heated discussions and press conferences to cover during a convention. - Author: Megan Alexander
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#89. Social power is the power over nature, the living standards achieved by men in mutual exchange. State power, as we have seen, is the coercive and parasitic seizure of this production - a draining of the fruits of society for the benefit of nonproductive (actually antiproductive) rulers. - Author: Murray N. Rothbard
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#90. He thrashed like a freshly caught fish as the sucking sounds of draining water gurgled from the pooling blood in his mouth. - Author: Michiko Katsu
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#91. Winning has to do with gaining personal power through the practice of meditation and mindfulness; not draining your energy on ridiculous things and people. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#92. One of the things you see in New York is that offices keep their lights on at night. They're proud of their building. Great. But they must find another way to be proud without draining energy. - Author: Richard Rogers
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#93. I am a murderer. I simply have not yet murdered. But I will, given time. The good in me is draining away into the dark hole in my center.

My soul is broken. I am broken.

I am my father's son. - Author: Paul S. Kemp
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#94. Life at the top is financially rewarding, spiritually draining, physically exhausting, and short. - Author: Peter Charles Newman
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#95. If your environment keeps draining your energy, it's like having a leaky bank account, where any money you're putting into the bank, such as by seeing an energy healer, keeps slipping out. You have to change your environment, including any harmful beliefs, before the energy can stay high. - Author: Bruce Lipton
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#96. There are many tough sides to being a jockey. Injury is something we all dread, but spending lengthy periods in the bath or the sauna just to shed a few pounds can be an exhausting and draining experience. - Author: Tony McCoy
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#97. Waiting for something horrible to happen is almost more draining than it actually happening. - Author: Erin Kelly
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#98. If as a society we place more value on people for their physical appearance; such as weight, skin, eye color, and height, versus their heart and character, then we are draining the wealth and heart out of our society. - Author: Leta B.
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#99. I know, I'm sorry, "Bailey says.
"What does exsanguinated mean?"
The girl smiles.
"It means draining all your blood," she says. "But they don't actually do that, I don't think. - Author: Erin Morgenstern
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#100. Your life may be draining away. Every day you may be getting older instead of younger, more frustrated instead of happier. Your job, your relationships may not be evolving - then your power is dwindling. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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