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#1. I wrote my senior essay on the Santa Fe Writer's Colony and my dissertation on sacred landscapes - the Grand Canyon, the Dakota Badlands. As a setting, I love the West. I just love that western landscape. - Author: Elise Broach
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#2. With what you don't know about me, I could just about fill the Grand Canyon. - Author: Kevin Smith
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#3. He was sure now that they'd never known each other before the Grand Canyon. Their relationship was just a trick of the Mist in Piper's mind. But the longer he spent with her, the more he wished it had been real. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#4. The sun rises over the Grand Canyon, igniting rocks that have been there for two billion years before we were born and will likely remain two billion years after we're gone. My heart aches with the cruel and unimaginable beauty of it. We are nothing. We are everything. - Author: Sarah Ockler
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#5. None of those things should have mattered, but I guess they did. I guess they were like water. Soft and harmless until enough time went by. Then all of a sudden you found yourself with the Grand Canyon on your hands. - Author: Carol Rifka Brunt
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#6. Bergeron's epitaph for the planet, i remember, which he said should be carved in big letters in a wall of the grand canyon for the flying-saucer people to find was this:
WE COULD HAVE SAVED IT,
BUT WE WERE TOO DOGGONE CHEAP.
only he didn't say doggone. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#7. My goal is that after seeing 'Grand Canyon,' every person in the audience will go home knowing they have to conserve water: even something as simple as installing a low-flow toilet or showerhead, or turning off the faucet while they're brushing their teeth. - Author: Greg MacGillivray
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#8. I just knew nothing in the world, not the Mona Lisa walking through the Grand Canyon with the Holy Grail in one hand and a winning Lotto ticket in the other, was ever going to be that beautiful. Kevin - Author: Tana French
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#9. Working with Jack [Nicholson] is sort of like standing in front of the Grand Canyon. - Author: Diane Keaton
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#10. When the last living thing Has died on account of us, How poetical it would be If Earth could say, In a voice floating up Perhaps From the floor Of the Grand Canyon, "It is done." People did not like it here. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#11. Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal. - Author: George Will
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#12. We are all starved for the glory of God, not self. No one goes to the Grand Canyon to increase self-esteem. Why do we go? Because there is greater healing for the soul in beholding splendor than there is in beholding self. - Author: John Piper
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#13. Von Neumann, by contrast, wore a three-piece suit at almost all times, including on a donkey ride down the Grand Canyon; even as a student he was so well dressed that, upon first meeting him, the mathematician David Hilbert reportedly had but one question: Who is his tailor?45 - Author: Walter Isaacson
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#14. The Grand Canyon is carven deep by the master hand; it is the gulf of silence, widened in the desert; it is all time inscribing the naked rock; it is the book of earth. - Author: Donald C. Peattie
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#15. It's always been a luxury to be able to hop a plane to Paris, to Venice, to the Grand Canyon. - Author: Nancy Gibbs
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#16. Beautiful doesn't begin to describe it. A flower is beautiful. But this is beautiful the way that a person is beautiful- terrifying with its jagged edges, yet seductive with its crevices that hide so many secrets. - Author: Jeri Smith-Ready
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#17. When visiting the Grand Canyon, make sure you hike into the canyon. And be careful not to fall or step in mule poop. - Author: McKenna Shay
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#18. Climbing K2 or floating the Grand Canyon in an inner tube; there are some things one would rather have done than do. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#19. I thought we were going to take a 20-mule team out to the Grand Canyon and get a Bunsen burner and a bow and arrow, and whatever you can catch you cook. And it's gotta be gourmet and it better look good. - Author: The Creators Of Top Chef
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#20. The wonders of the Grand Canyon cannot be adequately represented in symbols of speech, nor by speech itself. The resources of the graphic art are taxed beyond their powers in attempting to portray its features. Language and illustration combined must fail. - Author: John Wesley Powell
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#21. The church as we know it today seems a million miles from the New Testament church. That may be a great generalization, but I will stand on it. There is a gulf between our average Christianity and the church of New Testament that makes the Grand Canyon look like a cavity in someone's tooth. - Author: Leonard Ravenhill
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#22. I had a few fibroids removed, and they left me with a Grand Canyon of scar tissue in my uterus. The doctors weren't sure I'd be able to reproduce. I was prepared for a rough road, and then out of nowhere we conceived. - Author: Holly Marie Combs
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#23. In fact, just about all the major natural attractions you find in the West- the Grand Canyon, the Badlands, the Goodlands, the Mediocrelands, the Rocky Mountains and Robert Redford- were caused by erosion. - Author: Dave Barry
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#24. Many people would have to hang by their teeth from a frayed cord suspended by a paper clip from a leaking hot air balloon over the Grand Canyon in order to feel what I feel standing on the third step of a stepladder trying to put millet in the bird feeder. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#25. I believe in science and evolution. I've been to the Grand Canyon. - Author: Bill Walton
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#26. For years, I have been working on crossing the Grand Canyon. Actually, there is nobody who says 'no,' but since this is a project that comes from me and not a commission, I have to find the money, plan the logistics, etcetera. - Author: Philippe Petit
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#27. Nearly every president in the past 100 years has declared national monuments, from Teddy Roosevelt creating the Grand Canyon National Monument to George W. Bush preserving 10 islands and 140,000 square miles of ocean waters in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. - Author: Frances Beinecke
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#28. The sky is a meadow of wildstar flowers. - Author: Ann Zwinger
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#29. Trying to fill the God-sized hole in our hearts with things other than God is like trying to fill the Grand Canyon with marbles. - Author: Peter Kreeft
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#30. Everybody has a secret but some people have secret that's deeper and darker than the Grand Canyon. - Author: Abdulazeez Henry Musa
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#31. There are so many places I want to visit. When I'm a flight attendant, I can visit the Grand Canyon one day and be in Hawaii the next. I can't imagine a more perfect job. - IB We - Author: Lisa Schroeder
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#32. What they [Jim deMint and the oil lobby] do care about is the precedent. If they open up ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge), they'll think they can do anything to the environment - anything at all. Drilling in Yosemite? In the Grand Canyon? What's next? - Author: Barbara Boxer
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#33. The atonement was God's extending favor to people who deserved not favor but wrath. The atonement was God's bridging the awful "Grand Canyon" of sin to reach people who were in rebellion against Him. And He did this at infinite cost to Himself by sending Jesus to die in our place. - Author: Jerry Bridges
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#34. Every season has its peaks and valleys. What you have to try to do is eliminate the Grand Canyon. - Author: Andy Van Slyke
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#35. I could throw 56-pound words clear across the Grand Canyon. As a matter of course, I went into politics. - Author: Henry F. Ashurst
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#36. It seemed so improbable. But so did everything else that I really paid attention to. - Author: Carrie Saxifrage
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#37. He had no idea where the stereotype of dumb giggly blondes came from. Ever since he'd met Annabeth at the Grand Canyon last winter,when she'd marched toward him with that Give me Percy Jackson or I'll kill you expression, Leo had thought of blondes as much too smart and much too dangerous. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#38. Myths that need clarification: "No matter how many times you see the Grand canyon, you are still emotionally moved to tears." False. It depends on how many children the out-of-towners brought with them who kicked the back of your seat from Phoenix to Flagstaff and got their gum caught in your hair. - Author: Erma Bombeck
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#39. They didn't think it had anything to do with the war. They were sure Billy was going to pieces because his father had thrown him into the deep end of the Y.M.C.A. swimming pool when he was a little boy, and had then taken him to the rim of the Grand Canyon. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#40. The grand canyon which yawns between the writer's concept of what he wants to capture in words and what comes through is a cruel abyss. - Author: Fannie Hurst
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#41. It's not at all naturally human to see something like the Grand Canyon as beautiful. - Author: David Roberts
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#42. Hating "The Great Gatsby" (the novel) is like spitting into the Grand Canyon. It will not be going away anytime soon, but you will be. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#43. The Grand Canyon is living evidence of the power of water over a period of time. The power may not manifest immediately. Water can be very powerful, like a tidal wave. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#44. When I did the video for 'Holding Out For A Hero,' we filmed that on top of the Grand Canyon, and that was quite frightening. I was close to the edge, and there was a helicopter hovering about, creating a lot of wind, and I was nervous I was going to fall off. - Author: Bonnie Tyler
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#45. Well, once you've been in the Canyon and once you've sort of fallen in love with it, it never ends ... it's always been a fascinating place to me, in fact I've often said that if I ever had a mistress it would be the Grand Canyon. - Author: Barry Goldwater
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#46. I believe in evolution. But I also believe, when I hike the Grand Canyon and see it at sunset, that the hand of God is there also. - Author: John McCain
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#47. On a globe it looks like a swollen California. Within that space, though, are twenty-thousand-foot peaks, the world's deepest canyon (twice as deep as the Grand Canyon), unmapped Amazon jungle and the driest desert on earth. - Author: Mark Adams
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#48. The Last Canyon by John Vernon is a beautiful retelling of John Wesley Powell's 1869 exploration of the Grand Canyon and his and his men's inevitable and tragic clash with a tribe of Paiute Indians who lived on the canyon's northern edge. - Author: Nancy Pearl
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#49. The elements that unite to make the Grand Canyon the most sublime spectacle in nature are multifarious and exceedingly diverse. - Author: John Wesley Powell
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#50. The game is full of peaks and valleys, the key is to avoid the Grand Canyon. - Author: Andy Van Slyke
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#51. This landscape is animate: it moves, transposes, builds, proceeds, shifts, always going on, never coming back, and one can only retain it in vignettes, impressions caught in a flash, flipped through in succession, leaving a richness of images imprinted on a sunburned retina. - Author: Ann Zwinger
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#52. It's like trying to describe what you feel when you're standing on the rim of the Grand Canyon or remembering your first love or the birth of your child. You have to be there to really know what it's like. - Author: Jack Schmitt
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#53. In golf, 'close' is like the north and south rim of the Grand Canyon. - Author: Johnny Miller
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#54. As dawn leaks into the sky it edits out the stars like excess punctuation marks, deleting asterisks and periods, commas, and semi-colons, leaving only unhinged thoughts rotating and pivoting, and unsecured words. - Author: Ann Zwinger
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#55. Maybe the Zion and Bryce Canyon area. Sedona's like that. Grand Canyon, of course. Glen Canyon. Maybe Escalante and Capitol Reef. Or Arches or Canyonlands. - Author: Catherine Ryan Hyde
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#56. You can't say you're going to jump the Grand Canyon and then jump some other canyon. - Author: Evel Knievel
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#57. The Big Dipper wheels on its bowl. In years hence it will have stopped looking like a saucepan and will resemble a sugar scoop as the earth continues to wobble and the dipper's seven stars speed in different directions. - Author: Ann Zwinger
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#58. New nemeses keep racing fresh, but I also find challenge in going longer, with only the distance as foe. I run my first 50-mile race, journey across the Grand Canyon and back, circumnavigate Mount St. Helens. - Author: Don Kardong
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#59. I once met a man who said he had visited every exotic place from the Grand Canyon to the Great Wall, but when I questioned him closely I discovered he hadn't seen the songbirds in his own backyard. - Author: Richard Bode
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#60. It is well, says a soothing whisper in my ear like the wind. My heart is beating too fast. I remember what I'd said that day at the Grand Canyon. We can talk peace when You get rid of the demons. Well, I'll be damned. I think I've just been humbled. - Author: Wendy Higgins
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#61. I believe in a benevolent God not because He created the Grand Canyon or Michelangelo, but because He gave us snacks. - Author: Paul Rudnick
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#62. The Gran Canyon is grand. But we, as beings with self-awareness, are granderthan the Grand Canyon. - Author: Ilchi Lee
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#63. I get very upset when money is being cut and people can't visit the Grand Canyon. - Author: Anne Waldman
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#64. I sit watching until dusk, hypnotized. I think of the sea as continually sloshing back and forth, repetitive, but my psyche goes with the river- always loping downhill, purposeful, listening only to gravity. - Author: Ann Zwinger
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#65. If you're ever if you're ever thinking, "Oh, but I'm a waste of space and I'm a burden," remember: that also describes the Grand Canyon. Why don't you have friends and family take pictures of you from a safe distance? Revel in your majestic profile? - Author: Maria Bamford
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#66. There's not a single person in Arizona today who would say the Grand Canyon was a mistake. - Author: Stewart Udall
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#67. The glories and the beauties of form, color, and sound unite in the Grand Canyon - forms unrivaled even by the mountains, colors that vie with sunsets, and sounds that span the diapason from tempest to tinkling raindrop, from cataract to bubbling fountain. - Author: John Wesley Powell
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#68. I don't believe that anyone can see the Grand Canyon area for themselves and not know that we have to do everything we can to protect it for future generations. - Author: Nolan Gould
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#69. Publishing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo. - Author: Don Marquis
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#70. I have permits to be the first person in the world to walk across the Grand Canyon so that's a process we'll start working on. I'd say within three to five years I'll accomplish that as well. - Author: Nik Wallenda
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#71. A doctor once told me I feel too much. I said, so does god. that's why you can see the grand canyon from the moon. - Author: Andrea Gibson
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#72. I went to the Grand Canyon with my family when I was about 8 years old, and I had a very blah experience. I think the scale of it is too huge - you don't appreciate it. - Author: David Roberts
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#73. It has been well said that an author who expects results from a first novel is in a position similar to that of a man who drops a rose petal down the Grand Canyon of Arizona and listens for the echo. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#74. It doesn't have to be the Grand Canyon, it could be a city street, it could be the face of another human being - Everything is full of wonder. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#75. The really wonderful moments of joy in this world are not the moments of self-satisfaction, but self-forgetfulness. Standing on the edge of the Grand Canyon and contemplating your own greatness is pathological. At such moments we are made for a magnificent joy that comes from outside ourselves. - Author: John Piper
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#76. Politicians wanted to mine the Grand Canyon for zinc and copper, and Theodore Roosevelt said, 'No.' - Author: Douglas Brinkley
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#77. We've got to step up our conservation efforts before it's too late. We're not protecting our lands and natural resources. Take the Grand Canyon for example; I'm sure that at one time it was a beautiful piece of land, and just look at the way we've let it go. - Author: Pat Paulsen
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#78. There's a grand-canyon sized gulf between explanation and experience. - Author: Jad Abumrad
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#79. Law Number XXXVI: The thickness of the proposal required to win a multimillion dollar contract is about one millimeter per million dollars. If all the proposals conforming to this standard were piled on top of each other at the bottom of the Grand Canyon it would probably be a good idea. - Author: Norman Ralph Augustine
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#80. Am I the only one who can't seem to reconcile the grand canyon of cognitive dissonance I feel when people with much more important jobs than I have manage to score much lengthier times off? - Author: Kevin Bleyer
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#81. As a ballplayer, (Dizzy) Dean was a natural phenomenon, like the Grand Canyon or the Great Barrier Reef. Nobody ever taught him baseball and he never had to learn. He was just doing what came naturally when a scout named Don Curtis discovered him on a Texas sandlot and gave him his first contract. - Author: Red Smith
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#82. You cannot see the Grand Canyon in one view, as if it were a changeless spectacle from which a curtain might be lifted, but to see it, you have to toil from month to month through its labyrinths. - Author: John Wesley Powell
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#83. I am Hualapai. We are located in Northern Arizona, at the Grand Canyon. We own the Skywalk area. - Author: Kiowa Gordon
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#84. I am free to confess that I am disappointed with the Yosemite valley. It seems only about one-half as grand as the American Fork canyon. - Author: Heber J. Grant
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#85. The big, blazing truth about man is that he has a heaven-sized hole in his heart, and nothing else can fill it. We pass our lives trying to fill the Grand Canyon with marbles. As Augustine said: Thou hast made us for Thyself, and our hearts are restless until they rest in Thee. - Author: Peter Kreeft
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#86. Nothing distresses the civilized person like unfettered nature. The Grand Canyon seen from behind the railing is indeed a splendid sight, but as soon as the desert reclaims your golf course that is another matter altogether. - Author: Anthony Marais
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#87. I think I'm holding on to a limb to keep from falling into a hole, but the limb turns out to be nothing but a twig, and the hole looks like the Grand Canyon. - Author: Cassandra King
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#88. And that he, who can dig the Grand Canyon with his pinkie, thinks you're worth his death on Roman timber. Christ is the reward of Christianity. - Author: Max Lucado
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#89. Some word - from before this translation - Author: Ted Hughes
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#90. A rill in a barnyard and the Grand Canyon represent, in the main, stages of valley erosion that began some millions of years apart. - Author: George Gaylord Simpson
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#91. We didn't have a generation gap, we had a generation Grand Canyon. - Author: Mary Brave Bird
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#92. He had fallen for Cal like a sperm-whale failing to clear the Grand Canyon on a bicycle. - Author: Jodi Taylor
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