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#1. There is this thing called life. We live it, not as we intend or wish, but as we are driven on by forces outside and inside ourselves. - Author: Sherwood Anderson
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#2. The silence of those in positions of influence in the church who know, or have a strong suspicion, that being gay is a nonpathological minority variant in the human condition drives me crazy, far crazier than I am driven by any loud-mouthed purveyor of hateful nonsense. - Author: James Alison
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#3. Be non-trend-driven, and explore, be creative and take risks as an artist and as a cultural communicator. - Author: Zac Posen
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#4. Liberals have been driven to the desperate expedient of attributing ... social pathology in today's ghettos to 'a legacy of slavery' even though black children grew up with two parents more often under slavery than today. - Author: Thomas Sowell
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#5. For a driver to be driven by somebody else is an ordeal, for there are only three types of drivers: the too fast, the timid and oneself. - Author: Virginia Graham
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#6. Prayer cannot truly be taught by principles and seminars and symposiums. It has to be born out of a whole environment of felt need. If I say, "I ought to pray," I will soon run out of motivation and quit; the flesh is too strong. I have to be driven to pray. - Author: Jim Cymbala
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#7. Like nature itself, modern economic life is driven by relentless competition and unbridled selfishness. Or is it? - Author: Paul J. Zak
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#8. What I wish I had, is that I wish I was a little more Greek, in that I wish I could lose my North American driven attitude and that I could be a little bit more poetic and laissez faire. - Author: Nia Vardalos
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#9. We discussed the history of postwar Japan and how Japan had missed an opportunity to build a more functional democracy because of the focus on fighting communism driven in large part by the American occupation. - Author: Joichi Ito
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#10. My key interest in choosing scripts is character-driven stories, because there are so many stories that sacrifice character for plot. - Author: Lasse Hallstrom
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#11. The writer is driven by his conviction that some truths aren't arrived at so easily, that life is still full of mystery, that it might be better for you, Dear Reader, if you went back to the Living section of your newspaper because this is the dying section and you don't really want to be here. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#12. I am driven by great work and seeing people do incredible things and having a part in that. - Author: Tim Cook
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#13. Driven living makes us the center of our well-planned schedules. It may stem from a passion to live with eternal purpose, but it signifies that we believe God's work depends on us and neglects to acknowledge that God created us as finite resources dependent upon Him. - Author: Paul Chappell
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#14. Even with all its positive attributes, capitalism in its imperialistic form is the most treacherous system mankind ever devised. It is driven by a selfishness that has an almost religious underlining to it. - Author: Janvier Chouteu-Chando
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#15. A man's greatest moment in life is when his enemy lays vanquished, his village aflame, his herds driven before you and his weeping wives and daughters are clasped to your breast. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#16. Spinoza spoke of vitality as the purest virtue, the only virtue. The drive to persist, to flourish, he said, is the absolute quality shared by all living beings. What happens, however, when vitality is inverted, and instead of flourishing, one is driven to eat oneself alive? - Author: Michael Greenberg
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#17. Engineering-driven companies falsely assume that because they build it, the industry will magically become aware and be willing to buy it. - Author: Brian Lawley
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#18. A finely carved Black Forest cuckoo clock hung just to the right of the hutch. Phil would love that, Reuben thought. Phil had once collected cuckoo clocks, and their constant chiming and tweeting and cooing had driven everybody at home a little nuts. - Author: Anne Rice
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#19. If there was one thing I knew, it was that our demons were what shaped who we were. The things we do, the way we act, are all driven by the things we want locked away forever. - Author: Barbara C. Doyle
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#20. And we screamed. We screamed our war cry, our shout of slaughter, our joy of being men in battle who are driven by terror. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#21. Amy Rapp, my producing partner, and I are drawn to character-driven material. We're developing and producing movies and TV, fiction and non-fiction, studio and independent, broadcast and cable, theatre, and web so our slate is really diverse. - Author: Meredith Vieira
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#22. I will go to my grave believing that participation is best driven by the well-stocked shop window. - Author: Sebastian Coe
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#23. The greatest tragedy is not death, but life without purpose. - Author: Rick Warren
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#24. My thing was always more character-driven comedies, not sketch comedy - not that there's not room for both or one isn't enjoyable, just my personal taste, I like movies that comedy comes from out of flaws of people, things that are uncomfortable, out of tragedy. - Author: Vince Vaughn
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#25. No, no, you have driven me mad! When I think
that I had only one object in life: to give my name to an opera wench! - Author: Gaston Leroux
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#26. I'm a pretty driven person, and I've accepted that about myself. For a long time, I was like, 'I'm a very laid-back person, I grew up in the country,' but I'm also very driven, otherwise I wouldn't be where I am right now. - Author: Miranda Kerr
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#27. Motive lies behind action. It is the root of behaviour and attitude, the fuel we need to progress from desire to achievement. In our humanity we are driven to survive, and to be loved makes the living worthwhile. - Author: Sarah Tun
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#28. Whereas marketing was once brand-based, with growth hacking it becomes metric and ROI driven. - Author: Ryan Holiday
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#29. But there is an overarching passion that keeps me alive. That is love, understood as a condition in which I can be an inspiration, make someone feel happy and special, and in turn, feel understood and driven. I function better if I am in that condition of love, and I try to cultivate that daily. - Author: Giovanni Frazzetto
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#30. If you aren't experiencing failure, then you are making a far worse mistake: You are being driven by the desire to avoid it. - Author: Edwin Catmull
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#31. By the time I was done with the car it looked worse than any typical Indian car that has been driven all its life on reservation roads, which they always say are like government promises - full of holes. - Author: Louise Erdrich
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#32. Spiritual formation for the Christian basically refers to the Spirit-driven process of forming the inner world of the human self in such a way that it becomes like the inner being of Christ himself. - Author: Dallas Willard
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#33. I'm driven by history and our past. That's why I work in gold. It's in your veins. We've been lusting after gold since the beginning of time. God, glory, and gold. - Author: Waris Ahluwalia
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#34. The blood will follow where the knife is driven, The flesh will quiver where the pincers tear. - Author: Edward Young
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#35. Greed has driven the world crazy. And I think I'm lucky that I have a place over here that I can call home. - Author: Nina Simone
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#36. What had driven the litigation-loving Bengali to turn his gentle green valley into a pocket edition of hell?'

John Younie, the judge who tried the Chittagong Armoury Raid Case. - Author: Manoshi Bhattacharya
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#37. My timing is perfect, and I wind up in a traffic jam. The cars around me are driven by fat cows and bellowing bulls. We roll along, six mph. I can run faster than this. We brake. They chew their cud and moo into their phones until the herd shifts gears and rolls forward again. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#38. No one with a happy childhood ever amounts to much in this world. They are so well adjusted, they never are driven to achieve anything. - Author: Sue Grafton
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#39. Resolution and conclusion are inherent in a plot-driven narrative. - Author: David Shields
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#40. I've been working with music videos and commercials, they are naturally very music driven and visual driven. So that feels like my natural element to be working with that. - Author: Fredrik Bond
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#41. Well, let me tell you, if you're 45, had three children and are post-menopausal, you're not going to weigh what you did the day you graduated from high school. Get that out of your head. That's a media-driven ideal that you're never going to healthfully obtain. - Author: Phil McGraw
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#42. Energy Policy will be and should be driven by environmental policy in the future. - Author: Tim Wirth
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#43. They said "globalization"!!; my reply then was and still is that the only way for "globalization" to cherish and succeed is through a "lifestyle" and not through a "culture" driven societies; and gentlemen, that is not what the world can afford !! - Author: Hisham Fawzi
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#44. Great bodies of people are never responsible for what they do. They are driven by instincts which are not within their control. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#45. While passing through an obscure nook of Notre Dame cathedral, Victor Hugo noticed the Greek work for fate carved in the stone. He imagined a tormented soul driven to engrave this word. From this seed sprang his monumental novel "The Hunchback of Notre Dame. - Author: Alexander Steele
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#46. After a particularly disheartening day in my freshman year of high school, in which my arrogance had once again stirred up the insecurity of my classmates and driven them to acts of ill-concealed hostility, - Author: Kate Mulgrew
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#47. I'm practical, very data-driven, and process-oriented. If I look at a radar and see a giant green blob coming toward me, I'm thinking it's probably going to snow. - Author: Kevin Jorgeson
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#48. There's a huge number of things that are occurring with the ice works which fascinate me enormously, but it's driven by this kind of frantic race against time. And whilst that creates a huge amount of tension and problems, it's a tension that I think I feed off. - Author: Andy Goldsworthy
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#49. I've seen such things as you would not believe. I've seen motorbikes driven down hotel corridors - and had a go myself. - Author: Roy Harper
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#50. The good globalization is technologically driven. - Author: Paul Hellyer
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#51. Crime fiction makes money. It may be harder for writers to get published, but crime is doing better than most of what we like to call CanLit. It's elementary, plot-driven, character-rich story-telling at its best. - Author: Linwood Barclay
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#52. In sex women are largely guided by their sensible bodies but men are driven crazy by their feverish minds. Men love to think and talk about sex; women enjoy it while it lasts, if they can, and have little interest in pre-match build-up or post-match analysis. - Author: Michael Foley
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#53. On Internet time: sudden shifts in technologies and markets, races for market share driven - Author: Anonymous
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#54. Let the radiance of light be your guide. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#55. I was always incredibly driven and found it impossible to relax. I felt that if I slacked off for a minute to enjoy myself, then so many things would be missed. - Author: Sandra Bullock
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#56. After the evil spirit of a narrow Scholastic orthodoxy has been driven out, in the end seven much more wicked spirits return in its place. - Author: Pope Benedict XVI
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#57. But I was ready for it and I knew I could do it. I've just turned 40, I have a son and I feel more settled and driven than ever. I think my 40s will be my most prolific time. It's a very rare life you get to lead as a sitcom guy. - Author: Eric McCormack
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#58. Entrepreneurs' willingness to innovate or just to invest - and thus create new jobs - is driven by their 'animal spirits,' as they decide whether to leap into the void. - Author: Edmund Phelps
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#59. It wasn't as though I really made a commitment to it; there wasn't anything else around. So I wasn't driven to become an actor.. it just seemed to be the thing that I managed to do best. - Author: Paul Newman
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#60. Equilibrium is the state of death, only chaos produces life
The Ancient Greeks have been driven to extinction by too much search for architectural harmony. - Author: Stephane Lupasco
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#61. When God give you a vision, He will give you what you need to accomplish the vision. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#62. I'm driven. I am. I'm driven for some reason. But I don't know where I'm going. - Author: Courtney Love
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#63. Wes Anderson's mind must be an exciting place for a story idea to be born. It immediately becomes more than a series of events and is transformed into a world with its own rules, in which everything is driven by emotions and desires as convincing as they are magical. - Author: Roger Ebert
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#64. But come to California. Come to these canyons if you want to be driven by sacredness into the air. If you dream of the true, clear silences, if you want those silences to sing - come to California. - Author: Denis Johnson
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#65. Those in pursuit of Why are inspired to do what is right. Those in pursuit of What are driven to do what is easy. - Author: Simon Sinek
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#66. Being successful and fulfilling your lifes purpose are not at all the same thing; You can reach all your personal goals, become a raving success by the worlds standard and still miss your purpose in this life. - Author: Rick Warren
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#67. If you need to be selective about the work at a company, maybe you need to be more selective about the company you work for! - Author: Bruce Outridge
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#68. I want to interpret the natural world and our links to it. It's driven by the belief of many world-class scientists that we're in the midst of an extinction crisis ... This time it's us that's doing it. - Author: Frans Lanting
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#69. What do you think will be more effective when it comes to succeeding, believing you can or KNOWING you will? Let today be the last day you took timid steps of belief and start taking confident steps of purpose-driven knowing! - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#70. Money follows interest, and interest is largely driven by media attention, which is more easily captured by the drama of conflict than by peace. - Author: Romeo Dallaire
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#71. The cap-and-trade plan is more market driven than anything else. If you want to discourage carbon use, you have to make it more expensive, but what is crucial is that this be a worldwide program that includes China and India. - Author: Phil Gramm
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#72. A person without a philosophy for living is at the tender mercy of other people. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#73. The aristocracy of Western Europe has absolutely tabooed silver in those countries and driven it away from there. Here it finds its only resting place. - Author: Richard Parks Bland
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#74. We have a specific approach to computer support here. It's all very time sensitive and report driven. We want what we need when we need it but couldn't care less how that happens. - Author: Frederick Barrows
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#75. because then they don't have to struggle with the need to die to the ego-driven self and become a humble servant of all people, which is what Jesus requires. It's much - Author: Chuck Queen
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#76. I'm a hard worker, very driven, and have never expected anything to come easily. My yoga, a great rejuvenator, helped me to live down my image - this sex symbol thing. It helps me connect with myself. - Author: Raquel Welch
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#77. There are lots of authentic, moving characters in so-called systems novels, just as there are certainly deep structural ideas in some character-driven novels. - Author: Dana Spiotta
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#78. There's part of me that feels a privilege not to do music, but to do what everybody should be allowed to do, which is to do what you're driven to do. - Author: Greg Saunier
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#79. The goal of agility measure is to keep track of the most value-driven factors to lead business success. - Author: Pearl Zhu
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#80. I could not help concluding this man had the most supreme pleasure while he was driven so fast and so smoothly by the sea. - Author: James Cook
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#81. And as long as a self is driven by an id to a Thou, it is not a matter of love, either. In love the self is not driven by the id, but rather - Author: Viktor E. Frankl
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#82. There's a bunch of people who sit around and make excuses for themselves and get upset with artists, but you already know what this is - it's an ego-driven business. - Author: Rico Love
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#83. In wartime people took action because of what they believed in. In peacetime people were driven by their private concerns. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#84. When you look at what I've done here, you see a consistent theme of reforms which is not driven by any dogma from across the water, but a radical agenda to make sure Northern Ireland's people enjoy equal opportunities, driven by the values of social justice. - Author: Peter Hain
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#85. The emotion of sex is an "irresistible force," against which there can be no such opposition as an "immovable body." When driven by this emotion, men become gifted with a super power for action. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#86. You have to keep your goal in mind and never lose sight of it. I envisioned myself winning the heavyweight title for ten years before I actually captured it. If you're not driven to do your best, you'll never reach the level of excellence in your life. - Author: George Foreman
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#87. I wish that there were more female driven films, female-centric films being made. - Author: Heather Graham
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#88. He was a typical workaholic, driven to succeed and willing to put in the hours to do so. It didn't leave much time for a social life. (Greg) - Author: Lynsay Sands
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#89. He was driven to use the prerogatives of his profession, to act the parson. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#90. The desire to live in our imagination is driven by this suspicion that we're disembodied sensibilities cobbled into our bodies. That idea has infused most of human thought since the very beginning. - Author: Richard Powers
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#91. A will to be unkind is like a sickness. It can be healed or driven out. But to be unkind because you are thoughtless is the worst kind of blindness: difficult to cure, because you cannot see the fault even as you commit it. - Author: Cameron Dokey
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#92. It may be true that the weak will always be driven to the wall; but it is the task of a just society to see that the wall is climbable. - Author: Sydney J. Harris
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#93. The actions driven by fear and guilt are not an antidote to lukewarm, selfish, comfortable living. I hope you realize that the answer is love. - Author: Francis Chan
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#94. I am quite driven. I know what I think, and I know what I want to achieve, but I also hope that people who are asked to describe me would describe me as pretty down-to-earth, loyal, friendly. The more experience I have got in politics, I think the more I have allowed me to shine through. - Author: Nicola Sturgeon
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#95. You're a Capricorn to the core. Organized, loves structure, not driven by impulse, a master of restraint. - Author: James Patterson
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#96. Anguish of mind has driven thousands to suicide; anguish of body, none. This proves that the health of the mind is of far more consequence to our happiness than the health of the body, although both are deserving of much more attention than either of them receive. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#97. Once a character has gelled it's an unmistakable sensation, like an engine starting up within one's body. From then onwards one is driven by this other person, seeing things through their eyes ... - Author: Deborah Moggach
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#98. Many of these omnibuses were driven, oddly enough, by male models who had retired from the business, which meant that Parisians of Manet's day were transported around the city by men who had once posed as valiant biblical heroes or the vindictive deities of classical mythology. - Author: Ross King
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#99. Gazing up into the darkness I saw myself as a creature driven and derided by vanity; and my eyes burned with anguish and anger. - Author: James Joyce
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#100. Company's vision must be driven by the aspirations of its customers. - Author: Konosuke Matsushita
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