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#1. Perhaps I failed, but I did my best, These masters of mine may do the rest. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#2. I don't think I ever got the hang of the writers' room. I love collaborating with people, but I really do my best work alone, and I think I would want to - if I did something again, I think I'd want to take total ownership the way Aaron Sorkin or David Kelley does. - Author: Diablo Cody
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#3. I remember asking my friend. . .for tips and her best one was: When watching football with your man, just look up once in awhile and ask, Now who did he used to play for?' He'll talk for at least fifteen minutes, you'll seem like you care, and then you can go back to your In Style or whatever. - Author: Melissa Joan Hart
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#4. Aside from marrying my husband and having my children, hiking the PCT was the best thing I ever did. The hike very literally forced me to put one foot in front of the other at a time when emotionally I didn't think I could do that. - Author: Cheryl Strayed
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#5. I certainly did my best to bring the story [Anthem] to life in another medium. - Author: Jeff Britting
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#6. Oh my god! Would you shut the front door already?! Look at you walking out here with your hair done, nails done, everything did. Whatchu think you fancy, huh? Look, uh, sweetheart, I don't speak Gucci or anything, but I'll give it my best shot. - Author: Alex Riley
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#7. Ruger liked a touch of pain, I decided, so I did my best to crush him with my inner muscles. I'm generous that way. - Author: Joanna Wylde
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#8. This year I spent two months in Australia, and I did all the training camps in London. It was a really hard winter because I want to give the best performance of my career at the Olympic Games! That is the only title I'm missing and I will do my best to take it! - Author: Peter Kauzer
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#9. Life asks for a preparation as complete as we can afford; the great contest should be fought with spirit but with good temper always; we should never think the game lost while it is still going; and finally we should have the satisfaction of quitting the field able to say: I did my best. - Author: Arthur Lynch
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#10. I did no research on 'The Best Man.' That was something that came out from my own head. - Author: Malcolm D. Lee
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#11. Not counting 'Small Steps,' I think 'Holes' is my best book, in terms of plot, and setting, and the way the story revealed itself. It hasn't changed my life, other than that I have more money than I did before I wrote it. I'm still too close to 'Small Steps' to compare it to 'Holes.' - Author: Louis Sachar
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#12. When I'm taking my last breath, I want to look at how I used up the best of myself. How much did I sweat, push, pull, rip, fall, hit, crash, explode? ... My dream is to be so well-used that in my last-half second, I just burst into dust. - Author: Elizabeth Streb
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#13. Most of my ex-girlfriends are still close friends. I guess when you are with someone that long, unless they did something really terrible to you, you remain friends. My real estate business is run by my best friend, who is an ex-girlfriend. - Author: Ryan Kavanaugh
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#14. I don't feel so good." Lula said. And she farted.
She squeezed her eyes shut tight and did a full minute-long fart. "Excuse me." she said.
I was horrified and impressed all at the same time. It was a record breaking fart. On my best day, I couldn't come near to farting like that. - Author: Janet Evanovich
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#15. I spent the best years of my life atoning for something I didn't do, something my parents didn't do, something done just about before I was ever even born. I got no complaints with that, but I'm about all atoned out, and I ain't yet gotten round to atoning for the things I did do. - Author: Shalom Auslander
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#16. I never danced a step in my life so naturally. My first motion picture was a musical, and Bob Fosse was the choreographer. I didn't exactly dance for Fosse, I just did the best that I could to do what he taught us to do. - Author: Dick York
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#17. I spotted Dray standing to one side of the room and made my way to him. A mime accosted me along the way, but I did my best Russian-accented English and said, "In my country, we shoot mimes on the spot." The poor guy blanched beneath his white make up and backed away. - Author: Kate Evangelista
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#18. My outlook on warfare is best illustrated by a cartoon I did some thirty-odd years ago of a soldier in an Italian foxhole reading about the Normandy invasion and observing to his buddy that: The hell this ain't the most important hole in the world . I'm in it. - Author: Bill Mauldin
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#19. Why did you become romantically involved with such a foul creature? ... ... ..
Because he's wonderful and sensitive and funny. Because we bring out the best in each other and are better people because of our love. Because when we're together, I feel like I understand my place in the world. - Author: Richelle Mead
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#20. In the early days all I hoped was to make a living out of what I did best. But, since there's no real market for masturbation I had to fall back on my bass playing abilities. - Author: Les Claypool
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#21. I shuddered at the thought and from that point on did my best to stop thinking. - Author: Mike Gayle
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#22. What exactly are you looking for in a job? Like, what's your best-case scenario for a new career?"
"I haven't really thought that far. The best-case scenario is just that I look back on this entire era of my life and laugh and say, 'What a weird time that was. I can't believe I did that. - Author: Drew Nellins Smith
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#23. I remember what it was like in the 1960's in rural Louisiana. Women did not have many options. My own best friend in high school had a baby at 16. I don't want us to go back to those days. - Author: Kim Gandy
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#24. My parents were very young when they had me. They were still growing up and learning themselves. They did the best they could, but my mom and dad split up when I was little ... So that kind of made me stronger. - Author: Justin Bieber
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#25. I'm going to be as sincere as I can in delivering the message I think is right. If people agree, great, and if they don't, I did my best. - Author: Dan Webster
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#26. I did not hesitate to put the question that came to the tip of my tongue. After all, if you want to know something the best way is to ask. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#27. I rode my bike home and did the one thing that always helped when things weren't going well. I read. Books were my refuge. Getting lost in a solid adventure story was the best way I knew of to turn off reality. - Author: D.J. MacHale
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#28. When young I did my best to undo that bit of the British Empire I found myself in: that is, old Southern Rhodesia. - Author: Doris Lessing
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#29. After I won the Olympics, like any gold medalist, I did feel some emptiness in my heart. I did think about coming back to the ice for a long time. What motivated me is skating is something I am best at and I love the most. So I want to give it one more try. - Author: Kim Yuna
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#30. I dedicated my 20s, my passion and energy to the name 'Rain.' I always did my best, and I thought if I did, it would eventually show, and even if it didn't turn out well, I wouldn't have any regrets. - Author: Rain
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#31. I have no regrets because I know I did my best - all I could do. - Author: Midori Ito
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#32. Do you know why I believe in the Lord Jesus and what He says? Because He has proved to me that He has my best interests at heart. What could He do that He did not do? He already gave His life for us (Romans 5:8-10; 8:32) - Author: David Jeremiah
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#33. I did meet 'The Everly Brothers' once, and we talked for awhile. Then we figured out we were first cousins! My late mother was the sister of Don and Phil's father, Ike Everly. - Author: James Best
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#34. I had never had any heart-pumping spiritual moments, the ones that would have made me think there was someone up there with my best interests at heart. So, if he did exist, one might say God and I mutually ignored each other. - Author: Anonymous
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#35. I decided that I would do my best in the future not to write books just for money. If you didn't get the money then you didn't have anything. If I did the work I was proud of and I didn't get the money, at least I'd have the work. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#36. You never fail if you know in your heart that you did the best of which you are capable. I did my best. That is all I could do. Are you going to make mistakes? Of course. But it is not failure if you make the full effort. - Author: John Wooden
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#37. Annabelle coughs and glares at Blue. "What did you do? Did I just swallow something?"
Blue pulls her into a hug. "You're my best friend in the whole world."
"Get off me, leech," she says, smiling. - Author: Victoria Scott
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#38. Did I win? Did I lose? Those are the wrong questions. The correct question is: Did I make my best effort?" If so, he says, "You may be outscored but you will never lose. - Author: Carol S. Dweck
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#39. I never changed anything, except my socks and my underwear. And I never did anything to glorify myself or improve my lot. I took what came and did the best I could with it. - Author: Robert Mitchum
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#40. My best advice is this - by the time you meet your Maker, and may it be a long, long time from now, I hope you can close your eyes on a life where you did your damn best and tried your damn hardest. It's not winning that's really winning. It's never giving up. - Author: Robyn Carr
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#41. These precious illusions in my head did not let me down when I was defenseless, and parting with them is like parting with invisible best friends. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#42. How far did we go that night?"
His gaze dropped to the neck of my tank top and the curves of my breasts. "Second base"."
"Shirt on?"
"Off. We were both topless. Topless cuddles are best." He watched as I absorbed the information, his face close to mine.
"Absolutely not. - Author: Kylie Scott
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#43. In my big group of girlfriends at home, I am definitely not the best looking. I did not grow up feeling like I was particularly attractive. - Author: Margot Robbie
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#44. I argued that talking is a female trait and that I would do my best to keep it under control, but that I would never be able to break myself of the habit, since my mother talked as much as I did, if not more, and that there's not much you can do about inherited traits. - Author: Anne Frank
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#45. When someone asks me what a song is about, it's like, I feel like I might ruin it if you ask me that. I feel like I did my best to explain the song in the song on its own terms as a song. - Author: Kyle Morton
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#46. My answer is, why not? ... It's what I love, it's what I know. Glen Sather was the best coach that I had and what made him good was his confidence in what he did. I believe that I'm going
to be a good coach. - Author: Wayne Gretzky
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#47. A few months ago I told the American people I did not trade arms for hostages. My heart and my best intentions tell me that's true, but the facts and evidence tell me it is not. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#48. I really try at least to come back and answer the question as to whether that was really the best way to do that and was I really thinking straight and how did my opponents behave and how did the judges behave was needed. - Author: Floyd Abrams
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#49. I got my first big paycheck for 'My Best Friend's Wedding.' This was in the days when you actually did get paid to have a supporting role. It just doesn't happen like that anymore, but this was in the '90s. It was the golden age! - Author: Carrie Preston
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#50. I have written minutely of much that we did, for it was my wish that somewhere there should be a memorial of it all, and I have done my best to set down the character of the people about me so that some record of us might live after us, for the like of us will never be again. - Author: Tomas O Criomhthain
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#51. I enjoyed my 15 years at the top, and now I enjoy watching the current crop. What I did, maybe they can't do, and what they do, perhaps I couldn't do. It's like that. I wanted to simply be the best. On a professional level, I wanted to be No. 1, and I worked hard to be that. - Author: Jahangir Khan
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#52. We compete, not so much against an opponent, but against ourselves. The real test is this: Did I make my best effort on every play? - Author: Bud Wilkinson
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#53. I am, now as before, of the opinion that I did the best that I could do for my nation. I therefore do not regret my conduct and will bear the consequences that result from my conduct. - Author: Sophie Scholl
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#54. I stood up as best I could to their disgusting stupidity and brutality, but I did not, of course, manage to beat them at their own game. It was a fight to the bitter end, one in which I was not defending ideals or beliefs but simply my own self. - Author: George Grosz
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#55. I had a blog and was documenting my life as a college student in an art school. I had a few comments left by a few girls asking if I could do a tutorial on how I did my makeup. I didn't think my makeup was all that special, but I try my best to share whatever I can with my viewers. - Author: Michelle Phan
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#56. I'm torn between wanting the absolute best for my daughter and being jealous that she has it so much better than I ever did. - Author: Jill Smokler
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#57. I wanted so much to keep you safe. I did my best. I'm sorry things didn't come out different for the two of us. I wish I could have been good enough for you. - Author: Juliet Marillier
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#58. Acting still rings my bell as much as it did in high school. Plus, I can now indulge my interests as a producer as well. My work is more fun than fun but, best of all, it's still very scary. You are always walking some kind of high wire. - Author: Tom Hanks
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#59. My parents told me they knew they made lots of mistakes raising us, but that they did their best. Most parents will say something like that at some point, and they are usually right. But I think children also do their best while being raised. Finding family "happiness" is a fine balancing act. - Author: Torill Kove
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#60. I guess my biggest failure was not getting reelected. [The loss taught me] not to ever let American hostages be held for 444 days in a foreign country without extracting them. I did the best I could, but I failed. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#61. Sometimes you don't need to explain how you care and love someone so much, but I really love him as a person and as a director. I wanted to be perfect for him [Michael Mann]. I wanted to give the best of my best of my best. I don't know if I did, but I was touched by him. He's totally inspirational. - Author: Marion Cotillard
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#62. I didn't almost kill myself when I went 'caveman,'" he said, his kiss hard and hot and possessive, all of it spiced with molten anger. "I didn't make you watch as I did my best to cause myself mortal harm. - Author: Nalini Singh
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#63. I believe it is customary to get one's washing over first in baths and bask afterwards; personally, I bask first. I have discovered that the first few minutes are the best and not to be wasted
my brain always seethes with ideas and life suddenly looks much better than did. - Author: Dodie Smith
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#64. People say that things like this happen in slow motion, as though you suddenly become an astronaut in the antigravity chamber of your own life. This wasn't true for me. Things were speeding up instead, and I did my best to slow them down in my mind. - Author: Edwidge Danticat
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#65. The best Mother's Day gift I ever got was just a full day with the kids where they did their mommy pampering. They cut cucumbers and put them on my eyes and my daughter gave me a facial. I'm not even sure what was in it! - Author: Elisabeth Hasselbeck
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#66. Dear Aunt Loretta,
Thank you so much for the awesome pants!
How did you know I wanted that for Christmas?
I love the way the pants look on my legs!
All my friends will be so jealous that I have my very own pants.
Thank you for making this the best Christmas ever!
Sincerely, Greg - Author: Jeff Kinney
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#67. It is tragic to have to realize that the best I had to give as a soldier, obedience, and loyalty, was exploited for purposes which could not be recognized at the time, and that I did not see that there is a limit set even for a soldier's performance to his duty. That is my fate. - Author: Wilhelm Keitel
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#68. Don't even think about saying he only did it because he's looking out for my best interest." "I wasn't," William replied. "I was going to agree with you. It was none of his bloody business. - Author: Nicole Williams
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#69. I find stuff written about me is in stark contrast to who I am. But I can sleep well at night knowing that I did my best - I'm looking forward to my next chapter, whatever that is. - Author: Peta Credlin
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#70. It's my firm intention to whop cancer into submission and I truly believe I've given myself the best start possible by radically overhauling my diet and by staying true to my motto, which is: Don't worry, be happy, feel good. The first thing I did when I was diagnosed was to turn vegan. - Author: Larry Hagman
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#71. Since no one said anything, I decided to make offense my best ... offense. You didn't call me up here to kill me, did you? Or to pay me back for staking you? Because the last time I saw you upright, you were ... rude. - Author: Faith Hunter
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#72. Why, on my mother's birthday, am I thinking about 'Father Knows Best?' At our house, mother knew best at least as often as father did, but then the title of the old sitcom, a homogenized portrait of American family life, was meant to be slightly sardonic. - Author: Tom Shales
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#73. I had one of the best days of my life. I spent the afternoon with my two kids and my ex-wife at Serendipity. Then I came to the theater, and you know, I think I did the play the best I've ever done it. - Author: Gabriel Byrne
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#74. Leaving my family behind was very scary. I had to grow up quick. But being so young and paying in this league [the WNBA], I'm glad I did it because it's been the best experience in my life. - Author: Lauren Jackson
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#75. As soon as my fingers graze her skin, chills rush down her arms. She tightens her arms over her chest and rubs the chills away. I can't help but grin, knowing it was my hand on her skin that did that to her. Best. Feeling. Ever. - Author: Colleen Hoover
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#76. I love my dog. Actually, the best portrait I did was of my dog. - Author: Patrick Demarchelier
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#77. Edward: It wasn't the worst night of my life.
Jake: Did it make the top ten?
Edward: Possibly. But, if I had been able to take your place last night, it would not have made the top ten of the best nights of my life. Dream about that. - Author: Stephenie Meyer
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#78. Did Ellis hurt like I did my first time? I hoped not. I tried desperately to prep him as best I could, but there was still no guarantee that today he wouldn't feel the repercussions, despite my careful planning. To his advantage, and to the detriment of my ego, I was on the low side of average. - Author: Wade Kelly
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#79. I did my best. I guess my best wasn't good enough. - Author: Manny Pacquiao
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#80. Hard work makes for what I reckon you like in a man, but don't understand. As I look back over my life--an' let me say, young fellar, it's been a tough one--what I remember most an' feel best over are the hardest jobs I ever did, an' those that cost the most sweat an' blood." As - Author: Zane Grey
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#81. Girls always told me..."Don't complicate things." I did my best. It was so hard to keep things simple. - Author: Leos Carax
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#82. The best thing I ever did in my life was make you mine, Stace. - Author: Kristen Proby
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#83. You did promise me it'd be the best date of my life...."
She smiled up at him. "Well, a promise is a promise. And I don't think you'll be disappointed. - Author: Paige Tyler
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#84. I used to have seizures when I was young. My mother and father didn't know what to do or how to handle it but they did the best they could with what little they had. - Author: Prince
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#85. The best advice is often the compliments received, and they are often about an associate who did something exceptional. I tell my teams that it's the random acts of kindness, the unexpected, that people remember most. - Author: Barry Sternlicht
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#86. Although I'd had no trouble looking at the casket the day before, on that Saturday I did my best to keep my eyes averted. I stared instead at the stained-glass window behind the altar and imagined shooting the panes out with a slingshot. - Author: William Kent Krueger
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#87. And still everything's the same, even though I did my best to get as far away as I could. - Author: Young-Ha Kim
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#88. The best thing I ever did was figure out how to hide a pistol in my brassiere. The second best thing I ever did was let Thomas figure out how to find it, but that's a story for another day. - Alice Healy - Author: Seanan McGuire
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#89. There I was, clinging to the scraps of happiness that I could finally feel again: coffee and books and an afternoon with my best friend. What right did I have, when he was gone? - Author: Emery Lord
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#90. I snorted, pulling myself in and already knowing what Jenks thought pixies did first best. And it wasn't saving my ass like he told everyone. - Author: Kim Harrison
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#91. Alpha was the best thing I ever did. It helped answer some huge questions and to find a simple empowering faith in my life. - Author: Bear Grylls
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#92. I hadn't been in proper school in three years. My parents were my two best friends. My third best friend was an author who did not know I existed. - Author: John Green
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#93. I did best when I had least truth for my subjects. - Author: John Donne
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#94. We have made the world dance as we sang for three thousand years. That is difficult habit to break, as I have learned while dancing to your song. You must dance free, and even the best intentioned of my sisters may well try to guide your steps as I once did. - Author: Robert Jordan
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#95. The best thing I ever did in life was nothing, and I got a medal for it. I was a hero once. And if you look at my picture, that's all I'll ever be. Minutes - Author: Hugh Howey
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#96. Afterwards, walking to the car with my father, he told me I had played a nice game. No I hadn't, I said, it was terrible. Well, you did your best, he answered. You can't do well everytime. - Author: Paul Auster
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#97. My ambition was to become the best climber and I never did. I think that goal was a wrong goal. A better one is to put more emphasis on enjoyment and on getting a rounded experience and on things like friendship, rather than on sheer achievement. - Author: Royal Robbins
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#98. I did my best work in The Mosquito Coast. I know it wasn't such a big hit, but for me it was more meaningful than anything else I'd ever done. - Author: River Phoenix
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#99. 'I froze. Like an idiot I froze. He was staring right at me. ( ... ) He wore an innocent and mesmerizing smile directed right at me. I did my best to ignore it but having a gorgeously naked man staring at me like I was the only girl in the world was impossible to brush off. - Author: Shawn Kirsten Maravel
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#100. We made one film called Thy Neighbor's Wife in which I got flogged at the public whipping post for adultery. I did my best acting in that film, I guess. - Author: Cleo Moore
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