Groping Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Groping

#1. He can feel them, reaching out for the child, groping their way to its purity ... - Author: J. Valor
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#2. Cecil flashed a grin. "Quite. Plus your rather irritating habit of treating your superior officers as your, ah ... " Cecil paused, apparently groping again for just the right word.
"Equals?" Miles hazarded.
"Cattle," Cecil corrected judiciously. - Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
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#3. The average politician goes through a sentence like a man exploring a disused mine shaft-blind, groping, timorous and in imminent danger of cracking his shins on a subordinate clause or a nasty bit of subjunctive. - Author: Robertson Davies
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#4. You can lose your way groping among the shadows of the past. - Author: Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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#5. When I was modeling in Japan, I could blend in a little because of my hair, but my roommates with blonde hair got harassed. People would touch their hair and grope them in the subway. Actually, a lot of groping happens in the subway in Japan, but that's probably true of subways everywhere. - Author: Emmanuelle Vaugier
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#6. The inspiration and authority of the Bible is the bedrock upon which our faith is built. Without it, we are doomed to uncertainty, doubt, and a hopeless groping in the darkness of human speculation. - Author: Sam Storms
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#7. The history of humanity has, to a large extent, been one of groping blindly in the dark, fearing for the future and yet resisting the guiding hand of inspired men who would willingly lead mankind in the path of safety. - Author: Ezra Taft Benson
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#8. free life" as described by a mountaineer: "The mountains had been a natural field of activity where, playing on the frontiers of life and death, we had found the freedom for which we were blindly groping and which was as necessary to us as breath. - Author: Peter Matthiessen
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#9. Get your evidences of grace by pressing forward to the mark, and not by groping with a lantern after the boundary lines. - Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
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#10. Like a mountain path that ends at a cliff
I travel along the edge of your thoughts,
and my shadow falls from your white forehead,
my shadow shatters, and I gather the pieces
and go with no body, groping my way - Author: Octavio Paz
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#11. We are all insects. Groping towards something terrible or divine. - Author: Philip K. Dick
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#12. Put on your fucking Dom britches and go find your subbie before the show starts and you end up groping around a dark auditorium filled with people twice your age. - Author: Skye Callahan
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#13. For words of rapture groping, they"Never such love," swore "ever before was!" - Author: Robert Graves
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#14. He was the kind of guy who dragged you out of the lake, shoved you down on the ground, growling and groping you, telling you all the dirty things he wanted to do to you ... and then he did them. No-holds-barred, invasive, mind-numbing, disturbingly awesome things. - Author: Madeline Sheehan
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#15. Often eating took considerable extra time, since he could hardly see his food, groping with a fork or spoon, enforcedly omnivorous. "Blind men wear spotted pants," Dorothy teased, telling him to wash his... - Author: Edward Hoagland
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#16. What merit there is in my thinking is derived from two peculiarities: (1) My inability to be familiar with anything. I simply can't take things for granted. (2) My endless patience. I assume that the only way to find an answer is to hang on long enough and keep groping. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#17. Real science exists, then, only from the moment when a phenomenon is accurately defined as to its nature and rigorously determined in relation to its material conditions, that is, when its law is known. Before that, we have only groping and empiricism. - Author: Claude Bernard
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#18. It took Einstein ten years of groping through the fog to get the theory of special relativity, and he was a bright guy. - Author: James C. Collins
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#19. We await the successsive births in the soul of the child. We give all possible material, that nothing may lack to the groping soul, and then we watch for the perfect faculty to come, safeguarding the child from interruption so that it may carry its efforts through. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#20. When it comes to literature, we are all groping in the dark, even the writer. Especially the writer. And that is a good thing
maybe one of the best things about literature. It's always an adventure of some kind. - Author: Wendy Lesser
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#21. A white person who claims to have no impediment of vision in this country is not, I think, telling the whole truth. And when it comes to race relations, not telling the whole truth about the fog one inhabits slows down the work of groping forward. - Author: Naomi Wolf
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#22. We are all insects," he said to Miss Ephreikian. "Groping toward something terrible or divine. Do you not agree? - Author: Philip K. Dick
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#23. Do you know I sometimes think that I'm a man of genius, half finished? The genius has been left out, the faculty of expression is wanting; but the need for expression remains, and I spend my days groping for the latch of a closed door. - Author: Henry James
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#24. groping uncertainly for the meaning of her own flesh. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#25. Spend in pure converse our eternal day;
Think each in each, immediately wise;
Learn all we lacked before; hear, know, and say
What this tumultuous body now denies;
And feel, who have laid our groping hands away;
And see, no longer blinded by our eyes. - Author: Rupert Brooke
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#26. It is a sad thing to want for happiness, but it is a terrible thing to see another groping about blindly for it, when it is almost within the grasp. - Author: Theodore Dreiser
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#27. Sometimes I feel like the sane person in a community of the mad; sometimes I feel like the one blind man where all others see; the one groping savage in the college of the learned, and always, during service, I feel like a heretic in heaven. - Author: Mark Twain
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#28. The analysts try in vain to conceal the fact that they do not deduce: they combine, they compose ... when they do arrive at the truth they stumble over it after groping their way along. - Author: Evariste Galois
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#29. We seem gradually to be groping toward an understanding of the world of subatomic particles, but we really do not know how far we have yet to go in this task. - Author: Richard P. Feynman
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#30. It's like they don't even know how to stand beside each other without one groping the other. Their clinginess has always annoyed me. - Author: Jessica Warman
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#31. But next time, mind groping me a little more? No one's ever going to believe we're madly passionate about each other with your hands not even grabbing my ass. I mean, seriously. You'll have to do better. - Author: Eve Langlais
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#32. A prince without letters is a Pilot without eyes. All his government is groping. - Author: Ben Jonson
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#33. Wham. She glommed onto him like white plastic on a Stormtrooper, shamelessly pressing against his body, groping and kissing. - Author: Angela Quarles
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#34. Scared by the thought , brooded awhile on his own past, groping in all the corners of memory, lest by chance some jack-in-the-box of an old iniquity, should leap to light there. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#35. When I make my drawings ... the path traced by my pencil on the sheet of paper is, to some extent, analogous to the gesture of a man groping his way in the darkness. - Author: Alberto Giacometti
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#36. Over the last several years, I've passed defunding Planned Parenthood, the sonogram bill, voter ID. I passed the TSA anti-groping bill, sanctuary cities, loser pay, border security, and the toughest Jessica's law in the entire nation against sexual predators. - Author: David Dewhurst
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#37. That which is destroying the Church is not the outward groping of those within it nor the inward groping of those without, but the professionals who control it and who have removed the bells from its steeples. - Author: William Faulkner
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#38. For us the mountains had been a natural field of activity where, playing on the frontiers of life and death, we had found the freedom for which we were blindly groping and which was as necessary to us as bread. - Author: Maurice Herzog
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#39. The pre-human creature from which man evolved was unlike any other living thing in its malicious viciousness toward its own kind. Humanization was not a leap forward but a groping toward survival. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#40. It is because everything is relative
That we shall never see in that sphere of pure wisdom and
Entertainment much more than groping shadows of an incomplete
Former existence so close it burns like the mouth that
Closes down over all your effort like the moment
Of death - Author: John Ashbery
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#41. Nobody knows how the stand of our knowledge about the atom would be without him. Personally, Bohr is one of the amiable colleagues I have met. He utters his opinions like one perpetually groping and never like one who believes himself to be in possession of the truth. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#42. Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. - Author: Ethel Barrymore
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#43. Doc went automotively groping in this weirdness east on Olympic, trying not to flinch at what came popping up out of the gloom in the way of city buses and pedestrians in altered states of consciousness. - Author: Thomas Pynchon
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#44. What is filmmaking but groping in the dark? - Author: Alexander Payne
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#45. He was only now outgrowing his playboy phase, groping his way out of frivolity the way others might grope their way out of atheism. - Author: Robert Silverberg
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#46. Writing a first draft is like groping one's way into a dark room, or overhearing a faint conversation, or telling a joke whose punchline you've forgotten. As someone said, one writes mainly to rewrite, for rewriting and revising are how one's mind comes to inhabit the material fully. - Author: Ted Solotaroff
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#47. It happens to us once or twice in a lifetime to be drunk with some book which probably has some extraordinary relative power to intoxicate us and none other; and having exhausted that cup of enchantment we go groping in libraries all our years afterwards in the hope of being in Paradise again. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#48. Ignorance is death, knowledge is life. Life is of very little value, if it is a life in the dark, groping through ignorance and misery. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#49. He felt that he was still groping in the dark; he had chosen his path but kept looking back, wondering whether he had misread the signs, whether he should not have taken the other way. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#50. O God!' I screamed, and 'O God!' again and again; for there before my eyes
pale and shaken, and half fainting, and groping before him with his hands, like a man restored from death
there stood Henry Jekyll! - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#51. The TV camera has no shutter. It does not deal with aspects or facets of objects in high resolution. It is a means of direct pick-up by the electrical groping over surfaces. - Author: Marshall McLuhan
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#52. The more often one finds the magic key, whatever it is, the more easily the soul's groping fingers come to land on it. In magic as in other things, success brings success. - Author: John Gardner
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#53. I write in longhand and assemble lots of notes, and then I try to collate them into a coherent chronology. It's like groping along in the dark. I like writing and find it challenging, but I don't find it easy. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#54. Why do we shave? It doesn't seem like a natural activity. There are no examples of shaving in nature. The only creature that comes close is the male South Pacific Groping Beetle, which sometimes, just before mating, will slap on a little Aqua Velva. But we think this resulted from atomic testing. - Author: Dave Barry
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#55. O naked flower of my lips, you lie! I await a thing unknown or perhaps, unaware of the mystery and your cries you give, O lips, the supreme tortured moans of a childhood groping among its reveries to sort out finally its cold precious stones. - Author: Stephane Mallarme
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#56. The jeep would round the bend, be hit by a dozen bullets at once, and that would be the end of his petty history of unfocused groping and unimportant dissatisfactions. - Author: Norman Mailer
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#57. I wonder if she means Graham. His locker is near mine, so I get to see him pull Emma into a groping session every morning.
It always fills me with so much joy. - Author: Jay Asher
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#58. The person who makes his living searching for the new new thing is not like most people, however. He does not seriously want to sink back into any chair. He needs to keep on groping. He chooses to live perpetually with that sweet tingling discomfort of not quite knowing what it is he wants to - Author: Michael Lewis
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#59. As I writer, I only have moments of clarity when my whole purpose is plain and laid out before me. The rest of the time I muddle about blind groping for clear purpose again. - Author: Rich Feitelberg
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#60. I think what you're groping for is that people need more than to feel scolded, more than to be made to feel stupid and guilty. They need more than a vision of doom. They need a vision of the world and of themselves that inspires them. - Author: Daniel Quinn
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#61. Today, the L.A. Times accused Arnold Schwarzenegger of groping six women. I'm telling ya, this guy is presidential material. - Author: David Letterman
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#62. All that's left now is purely poetic work, putting more life into individual places, as I've made so sure of the fundamental mood and dimension of expression that it won't leave me groping around in uncertainty any more. - Author: Oskar Kokoschka
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#63. With his final blow delivered, he pulls me up toward him, first by my hips, and then by my hair. Groping my breasts and kissing me, he is full of congratulations.
'Well done, Megan, you took your punishment well. Now it's time for your reward. - Author: Felicity Brandon
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#64. We didn't need dialogue; we had faces.' It's what Thurlow used to say on days they spent staring at their newborn. Ida on that play mat with the arches overhead, groping for toys, gumming the fur, and them on either side, on their stomachs, watching the world dilate in her eyes. - Author: Fiona Maazel
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#65. Our approach to medicine is very 19th-century. We are still in the dark ages. We really need to get to the molecular level so that we are no longer groping about in the dark. - Author: Anne Wojcicki
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#66. This piece of groping wisdom impresses me still. A sensible prayer people could offer up from time to time, it seems to me, might go something like this: "Dear Lord - never put me in the charge of a frightened human being." Kenneth - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#67. She was beginning to have that feeling that comes after midnight, of one's thoughts opening out, flowering, groping out loud for some new discovery, some new truth that is really as old as all the hundreds of years girls have been confiding to one another in the relaxing intimacy of the night. - Author: Rona Jaffe
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#68. The first steps of a creative act are like groping in the dark: random and chaotic, feverish and fearful, a lot of busy-ness with no apparent or definable end in sight. - Author: Twyla Tharp
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#69. Kittu was fascinated that such a technically minded person could be so happy groping blindly toward big piles of money. "Jim Clark has a clarity of vision that is prompted by the purest form of greed," says Kittu. - Author: Michael Lewis
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#70. Every minute we were together, I felt like I was wandering in the dark through a strange house, groping for a light switch. And then, whenever I found one and turned it on, the bulb was dead. - Author: Tom Perrotta
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#71. Let us be patient with one another,
And even patient with ourselves.
We have a long, long way to go.
So let us hasten along the road,
The road of human tenderness and generosity.
Groping, we may find one another's hands in the dark. - Author: Emily Greene Balch
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#72. My darkness has been filled with the light of intelligence, and behold, the outer day-lit world was stumbling and groping in social blindness. - Author: Helen Keller
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#73. Creating is living doubly. The groping, anxious quest of a Proust, his meticulous collecting of flowers, of wallpapers, and of anxieties, signifies nothing else. - Author: Albert Camus
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#74. I had taken this time to fall in love instead - inn love with the sort of helplessness I had not felt inn death - the helplessness of being alive, the dark bright pity of being human - feeling as you went, groping in corners and opening your arms to light - all of it part of nagivating the unknown. - Author: Alice Sebold
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#75. He spoke slowly; I had a sense he was groping between words for the thread of his own thoughts. - Author: Leah Hager Cohen
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#76. Holding on to the past is like groping in the dark room when you have the opportunity to turn on the light. You only stumble, fall and hurt yourself. - Author: Wogu Donald
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#77. It was a lot easier to be optimistic about equality when you didn't have to confront the Neanderthals on a daily basis. When you could imagine that people were actually changing their minds because they'd stopped groping secretaries at the photocopier. - Author: Val McDermid
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#78. We are one ... alone ... and only ... and we love you who are one ... alone ... and only. We looked into each other's eyes and we knew the breath of a miracle had touched us, and fled, and left us groping vainly. And we felt torn, torn for some word we could not find. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#79. Perhaps nothing is so fraught with significance as the human hand, this oldest tool with which man has dug his way from savagery, and with which he is constantly groping forward. - Author: Jane Addams
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#80. Instantly, the pair fell to groping one other as if each had puff the magic dragon at a rock concert in Woodstock. - Author: Tai
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#81. Heaven is not gone, but we are blind with tears, Groping our way along the downward slope of Years! - Author: Richard Henry Stoddard
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#82. We are still groping perhaps, but we grope intelligently, like a gynecologist feeling a tumor. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#83. My prose has no individual style as such, but is rather an unspoken and still unexpressed groping toward the personal. There is something there that wants to come out; something of my own that must be said. Yet, perhaps, words are not the way for me. - Author: Neal Cassady
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#84. For a guy, nothing is sexier than a girl who craves his little guy and can't keep her hands off of it ... because this is exactly the way he feels about your ladyparts whether he's groping them like a savage or quietly watching TV next to you. - Author: Roberto Hogue
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#85. All of us groping in caverns, our fingertips raw against stone, searching for that slight crack, the edge of a door opening into love. - Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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#86. I feel for all faiths the warm sympathy of one who has come to learn that even the trust in reason is a precarious faith, and that we are all fragments of darkness groping for the sun. I know no more about the ultimates than the simplest urchin in the streets. - Author: Will Durant
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#87. A true artist sees the rays of the sun, while others are still groping in the dark. - Author: Kristian Goldmund Aumann
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#88. Maria Shriver is credited with helping Arnold win by standing by him despite allegations of groping. She had to stand by him cause Arnold had a vice grip on her left ass cheek. - Author: Craig Kilborn
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#89. Everyone is groping and grasping," he says. "People are turning to Buddhism, Christianity, self-help, and Taoism. CEOs and billionaires run around with their spiritual masters and visit meditation rooms. - Author: Anonymous
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#90. The Christmas parties were orgies of drinking and singing and groping and pawing. Cartoon staffers invested their own money in preparatory liquor. - Author: Joseph Barbera
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#91. Doubt is really a groping ignorance. - Author: Eliphas Levi
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#92. There is, however, no universal recipe for scientific advance. It is a matter of groping forward into terra incognita of the outer world by means of methods which should be adapted to the circumstances. - Author: Reinout Willem Van Bemmelen
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#93. It's a mistake, you know. You have no idea what you'll be exposed to ... the obscenities and lewd comments, the lecherous gazes, the groping and pinching ... and that's just my house. Imagine what it would be like here. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#94. When I paint, I liberate monsters They are the manifestations of all the doubts, searches and groping for meaning and expression which all artists experience One does not choose the content, one submits to it. - Author: Pierre Alechinsky
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#95. In the socialist commonwealth every economic change becomes an undertaking whose success can be neither appraised in advance nor later retrospectively determined. There is only groping in the dark. Socialism is the abolition of rational economy. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#96. What's his offense?
Groping for trout in a peculiar river. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#97. He had been groping and grabbing after certainty, as if it were something he could possess. He had been demanding a security, a guarantee, which is not granted: and which, if granted, would become a prison. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#98. Do not become paralyzed and enchained by the set patterns which have been woven of old. No, build from your own youthful feeling, your own groping thought and your own flowering perception. - Author: Lotte Lehmann
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#99. He walked, groping for a sentence that hung in his mind as an empty shape. He could neither fill it or dismiss it. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#100. Usually the poems are written in one sitting. There's always a groping towards some satisfying ending. But I'd say the hardest part is not writing. Once the writing starts, it's too pleasurable to think of it as a difficulty. - Author: Billy Collins
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