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#1. Was I wrong? Was I imagining a problem where there wasn't one? Of course my great aunt Maureen always said even a broken clock is right twice a day. - Author: Suzanne M. Trauth
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#2. As I have encountered difficult moments in my own life, I have been privileged to learn from the great men I have come to know as a writer. - Author: Candice Millard
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#3. People like me, LB, the truly great ones ... we are always alone. - Author: Eoin Colfer
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#4. A great many problems could be solved by nothing more than a change in thinking. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#5. Evils in the journey of life are like the hills which alarm travelers upon their road; they both appear great at a distance, but when we approach them we find that they are far less insurmountable than we had conceived. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#6. Billy Joel and Joe Jackson were both great, and they both play piano. - Author: Ben Folds
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#7. At forty-five degrees, the sky will burn. Fire to approach the great new city; in an instant, a great scattered flame will leap up, when one will want to get evidence from the Normans. - Author: Nostradamus
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#8. Obedience is a great danger. - Author: E. M. Broner
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#9. And remember it takes great courage and heart for a man who knows no kindness to show it to another. Even the wildest of beasts can be tamed by a patient and gentle hand. - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#10. The whole system was based upon getting kids to a certain standard and packing their minds with information so they could go on to a good university ... The great failure in education, much of the time, is a lack of excitement and stimulus. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#11. I say that male and female are cast in the same mold; except for education and habits, the difference is not great. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#12. The secret of great cathedrals is that their proportions conform to cosmic laws, 'shaping' people who spend time in them. - Author: Theodor Schwenk
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#13. Mrs. Nixon and I share the sorrow of millions of Americans at the death of Louis Armstrong. One of the architects of an American art form, a free and individual spirit, and an artist of worldwide fame, his great talents and magnificent spirit added richness and pleasure to all our lives. - Author: Richard M. Nixon
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#14. There's no way that I could do a 9 to 5 job. There's no way. I was not cut out for that. You come in and you work for three months on the one job. They say, 'Great,' you know, and you're on to the next one - and you never even got fired. It's wonderful. - Author: Dennis Quaid
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#15. Try not to worry, for time is a great healer.' Such words were futile. - Author: Catherine Cookson
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#16. Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline. - Author: George Eliot
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#17. Catholic schools carry out a great mission, to serve God by building knowledge and character ... By teaching the word of God, you prepare your students to follow a path of virtue. - Author: George W. Bush
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#18. Life, friends, is boring. We must not say so.
After all, the sky flashes, the great sea yearns,
we ourselves flash and yearn - Author: John Berryman
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#19. You don't want to continue to do one thing and only one thing. You want to keep challenging yourself and if you do well at it, great, if you fall on your face, you tried. Like, she's really terrible at comedy! Who knew? But if you didn't try and put yourself out there you'd never know. - Author: Lucy Liu
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#20. The United States, obviously, has a great interest in helping to maintain peace and security in Europe, and we have a formal alliance, NATO, to do so. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#21. If you know how to read, you have a complete education about life, then you know how to vote within a democracy. But if you don't know how to read, you don't know how to decide. That's the great thing about our country - we're a democracy of readers, and we should keep it that way. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#22. There was a precarious balance during those crucial months between composition and decomposition - what the world gained and what a great city lost. Even then, some part of Detroit was dying, and that is where the story begins. - Author: David Maraniss
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#23. My mother was really my partner in every project that I had. She was just the great enabler of my dreams. - Author: Diane Keaton
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#24. Janice rolled her eyes. First, the doctor had ogled her, and now Karr was leering at her and licking his lips lasciviously.
Oh this is great. I'm being mentally undressed by a space pirate. - Author: William L. Lavell
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#25. This isn't a good idea," I whispered, watching his lips come toward me.
"This is a fucking great idea," he muttered. Then he kissed me. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#26. Allow the way to your great work to be guided by your service to others. - Author: Mollie Marti
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#27. Like any great art, the culture of hip-hop has changed with the times. With the state of technology, music is more accessible and freely exchanged. For hip-hop to grow while keeping a sense of integrity, the essence of the culture has to be handed down and respected like any high form of art. - Author: One9
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#28. So long as we mayhavean independent Judiciary, the great interests of the people will be safe. - Author: John Rutledge
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#29. His eyes sparkled, and he sent up a great blue triumphant cloud from his cigarette. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#30. There are some great teachers who have had great students, but they themselves can't play a note. I don't understand it, because the most I learned from my teacher was just hearing him play. - Author: Joshua Bell
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#31. Ambition is the incentive that makes purpose GREAT and ACHIEVEMENT greater! - Author: Orison Swett Marden
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#32. When a man comes out of great danger, he is apt to be a little deaf to the call of duty. - Author: John Buchan
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#33. British actors are renowned for being great villains in movies, like Bond films, all the rest of it. - Author: Luke Evans
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#34. My two great treats in life are baked beans and vanilla ice-cream. - Author: Jonathan Dimbleby
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#35. Every great achiever nurtures a positive mindset. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#36. A great leader must serve the best interests of the people first, not those of multinational corporations. Human life should never be sacrificed for monetary profit. There are no exceptions. - Author: Suzy Kassem
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#37. Genius does not seem to derive any great support from syllogisms. Its carriage is free; its manner has a touch of inspiration. We see it come, but we never see it walk. - Author: Joseph De Maistre
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#38. Boy, it's a tough planet if you want it to be. But a great planet if you let it. - Author: Gary Busey
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#39. Antony said to Poemen, 'Our great work is to lay the blame for our sins upon ourselves before God, and to expect to be tempted to our last breath. - Author: Benedicta Ward
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#40. My mother was a Bloomsbury figure: a great friend of TS Eliot, Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell. My grandmother, Mary Hutchinson, gave her life to works of art, being an admirer of Matisse and Giaometti, whom I collected as a young man because of her. - Author: Jacob Rothschild
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#41. It is a great victory if you learn how to survive in today's hard times; it's an even greater victory if you
help someone else survive and find meaningful work. - Author: Richard N. Bolles
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#42. He puts the chain with the locket around my neck, then rests his hand over the spot where our baby would be. "You're going to make a great mother, you know," he says. He kisses me one last time and goes back to Finnick. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#43. But for all we've lost, hope is in fact one thing we Japanese have regained. The great earthquake and tsunami have robbed us of many lives and resources. But we who were so intoxicated with our own prosperity have once again planted the seed of hope. So I choose to believe. - Author: Ryu Murakami
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#44. Her sigh felt dragged from the depths of her soul. Great. Working for Bump again. - Author: Stacia Kane
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#45. Each time that we respond unmercifully, our malevolence reveals our lack of faith. If we believe that Jesus will set all things right in the end from his great white throne of judgment then we can be merciful and respond with mercy. - Author: Jason Farley
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#46. When I was 22, I finally reached that huge goal. Now I'm going for another one. It's so satisfying. It's something that I worked for for so long, and just to know that I got it feels so great. - Author: Jonathan Horton
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#47. If I don't get eight hours, I can't function, so I'm a great believer in power naps. - Author: Bobby Davro
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#48. I am not ridiculing verbal mechanisms, dreams, or repressions as origins of poetry; all three of them and more besides may have a great deal to do with it. - Author: Allen Tate
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#49. We believe that this human life is a great gift, that every part of it is designed by God and therefore means something, that every part of it is blessed by God and therefore to be enjoyed, that every part is accompanied by God and therefore workable. - Author: Eugene H. Peterson
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#50. All photographs are about light. The great majority of photographs record light as a way of describing objects in space. A few photographs are less about objects and more about the space that contains them. Still fewer photographs are about light itself. - Author: John Paul Caponigro
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#51. I fire people that win gold medals, great champions, everything else, and, you know, it's not - it's not easy. People say oh well it comes easy for me, it doesn't. And it's never fun. It's all to easier though when I don't like somebody or when they're really, really bad then it becomes much easier. - Author: Donald Trump
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#52. The worst thing that happens in life is not death. The worst thing would be to miss it ... I think the great danger in life is not showing up. - Author: Rachel Naomi Remen
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#53. I was referred to her by a guardian in northern Wilmington, a guy who handles people that are moving into nursing homes. They leave all their stuff there, and we have to empty the houses out. She provides a great service - Author: Richard Harris
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#54. I do love my avocados, which are great for the skin. I eat pretty healthfully. - Author: Mary-Louise Parker
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#55. It just so happens that my oldest and best friend is Bob James, the Grammy-winning great jazz pianist! - Author: Jack O'Brien
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#56. There are persons who seem to have overcome obstacles and by character and perseverance to have risen to the top. But we have no record of the numbers of able persons who fall by the wayside, persons who, with enough encouragement and opportunity, might make great contributions. - Author: Mary Barnett Gilson
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#57. Competition is great. And as long as it's friendly and not a malicious thing, then I think it's cool. - Author: Janet Jackson
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#58. Culture is more important than vision. Some leaders have great vision, but have created a toxic culture where that vision will never happen. - Author: Phil Cooke
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#59. I find vocabulary to be a great drawback. - Author: Elizabeth Taylor
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#60. It is my hope that all of the Republicans who recognize that nominating a candidate who agrees with Hillary Clinton on a host of issues, who has a very similar record, is not the path to victory. And if we come together, if conservatives stand together, we're going to have a great night on Tuesday. - Author: Ted Cruz
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#61. Savory ... that's a swell word. And Basil and Betel. Capsicum. Curry. All great. But Relish, now, Relish with a capital R. No argument, that' the best. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#62. To me, it's very exhilarating when somebody else does a great thing, and it's not me. - Author: Louis C.K.
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#63. We imprint our intimacies upon atoms born from an explosion so great it still marks the emptiness of space. A - Author: Anthony Marra
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#64. The great lie is that it is civilization. It's not civilized. It has been literally the most blood thirsty brutalizing system ever imposed upon this planet. That is not civilization. That's the great lie, is that it represents civilization. - Author: John Trudell
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#65. 22And Samuel said, w Has the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, x to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat of rams. - Author: Anonymous
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#66. You must realize one thing. In every little village in the world there are great potential champions who only need motivation, development and good exercise evaluation. - Author: Arthur Lydiard
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#67. How humid the heart, its messy rooms! We eat spicy food, sweat like wood and smolder like the coal mine that caught fire decades ago, yet still smokes more than my great-uncle who will not quit- or go out- - Author: Kevin Young
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#68. They amaze me most of those remixes. Some of them are crap. But every time I complain, someone comes up and says they are for a different market that you don't understand. Some of the New Order ones are really great, though. - Author: Peter Hook
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#69. I knew now: there would be no damnation that I did not forge for myself, and no fall so great that it could be without hope. - Author: M. King
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#70. I think comedy is a good way to deal with anything. I hear about people in the hospital who are ill, and they use humor to help them through it. I think it's a great remedy for many things. - Author: Brian Regan
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#71. One should use great care to select an employer who will be an inspiration, and who is, himself, intelligent and successful - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#72. I think when you go to a store and you go to the Justin Timberlake page and stream it from there, that's great, but that means you went to the store. iTunes Radio lets you discover it without you having to think about it. - Author: Eddy Cue
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#73. No great advance has been made in science, politics, or religion without controversy. - Author: Lyman Beecher
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#74. One of the big technical advances that's really great looking is the water. - Author: John Lasseter
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#75. I guess I was the most unbohemian of all bohemians. My bohemianism consisted of not wanting to get involved with the stupid stuff that I thought people wanted you to get involved with - ... namely America ... Dwight Eisenhower, McCarthyism and all those great things. - Author: Amiri Baraka
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#76. To have great faith is to have great power, because your intent, your will, is undivided. When your word isn't dissipated by doubt, the power of your word becomes even stronger. - Author: Miguel Angel Ruiz
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#77. Once A. K. Coomaraswamy, the great twentieth-century Indian expert on traditional metaphysics and art, said that in modern society the artist is a special kind of person, while in traditional society every person is a special kind of artist. - Author: Seyyed Hossein Nasr
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#78. But because their ancestors were men of righteousness, shall we consent to the abuses of their degenerate descendants? Because they did us a great good, would we be guilty if we prevented them from doing us evil? - Author: Jose Rizal
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#79. The great move mountains;
the cowardly hide behind them.
The extraordinary walk on water;
the mediocre drown on land.
The excellent perform miracles;
the inferior carry out mischief. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#80. The great challenges of life appear to us when, and only when, we have everything we need to survive and heal from the experience. - Author: Gregg Braden
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#81. There has never been a great 'silent' defense - Author: Del Harris
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#82. Great editors do not discover nor produce great authors; great authors create and produce great publishers. - Author: John Farrar
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#83. I've got the greatest job in the world. There's no other job in government where cause and effect is so tightly coupled where you can make a difference every day in so many different ways and in so many different people's lives. It's a great challenge. - Author: Michael Bloomberg
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#84. You can tell a great athlete by, like, not how many times he wins, unlike when he loses. Because that's what is gonna make a swimmer. - Author: Ryan Lochte
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#85. There are some key elements to business being a success, and that's a smart visionary and great management behind the people that are going to build it. - Author: Rob Dyrdek
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#86. I see all these people talking about acting as a great spiritual thing. It's not. There's no great mystery to acting. It's a very simple thing to do, but you have to work hard at it. It's about asking questions and using your imagination. - Author: Eddie Marsan
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#87. Now we are proud that the government has moved from the class of the exploiters to the class of the people who were being exploited. And in the great name of the same class, I raise this nation's flag which is a strong symbol of this transfer. - Author: Nur Muhammad Taraki
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#88. For a country to have a great writer is like having another government, - Author: Mark Bowden
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#89. I think one of the things the writers' festival does that is very good is that it brings writers from around the world and around the country and locally and puts them all in the one spot together, and that's what a lot of the world's great writers' festivals do. - Author: Nick Earls
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#90. I think there's nothing better than laughing in life, so that's nice, to be thought of as someone who can make someone laugh. It's 'cause I think life is hard. You know, my dad was a really silly man. A great Irish silly man. And that's fine. - Author: Joan Cusack
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#91. Mrs. Turpin felt entirely hollow except for her heart which swung from side to side as if it were agitated in a great empty drum of flesh - Author: Flannery O'Connor
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#92. Herein lies the great difference between divine weakness and human weakness, the wounds of Christ and the wounds of man. Two human weaknesses only intensify each other. But human weakness plus Christ's weakness equals a supernatural strength. - Author: Christian Wiman
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#93. God is great and gracious. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#94. In public, as well as in private expences, great wealth may, perhaps, frequently be admitted as an apology for great folly. - Author: Adam Smith
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#95. The sign outside the juice store had said CHANGE YOUR FUTURE WITH SUNSHINE IN A GLASS. My future was looking pretty great already, and I couldn't wait to see what would happen if I added orange juice to it. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#96. The theater is a great equalizer: it is the only place where the poor can look down on the rich. - Author: Will Rogers
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#97. For each of us, there comes a time when we must awaken and become what we were born to become. - Author: Seth Adam Smith
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#98. Michele Bachmann is always a great person to go to for an opinion about anything. She has a very active and interesting mind. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#99. I'm into a lot of Eastern philosophy. It's kind of like theosophy; it's about finding the relationships between all the great religions and focusing in on the good stuff. - Author: Weyes Blood
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#100. To be a good writer, you not only have to write a great deal but you have to care. You do not have to have a complicated moral philosophy. But a writer always tries, I think, to be a part of a solution, to understand a little about life and to pass this on. - Author: Anne Lamott
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