Not Settling Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Not Settling

#1. Sometimes what we call love is just a settling of old scores, or a seeking of forbidden pain, or a circuitous path to the kingdom of cruelty, or she may simply have confused lack of capital with heroism while searching for rescue without knowing from what. - Author: Anne Roiphe
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#2. Ten years from now, make sure you can say that you CHOSE your life, you didn't SETTLE for it. - Author: Mandy Hale
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#3. I need you to understand that you'll never have to settle for pieces of me. You shouldn't be settling at all. You deserve so much better. You could have anyone - - Author: Sylvia Day
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#4. Talk is over-rated as a means of settling disputes. - Author: Tom Cruise
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#5. Others settle for small rewards; the neurotic must always go for broke. - Author: Mignon McLaughlin
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#6. A morning coffee is my favorite way of starting the day, settling the nerves so that they don't later fray. - Author: Marcia Carrington
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#7. After years of breaking Rules and settling for random hookups, she finally meets a cute guy and after one kiss she has an aha! moment. She realizes that she does want a healthy loving relationship, not just a lot of texting and sex. - Author: Ellen Fein
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#8. I rush to add that I find the Web infinitely useful for rustling up information, settling arguments or locating the legends of rock stars. - Author: Adam Gopnik
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#9. The few times I said to myself anywhere: 'Now that's a nice spot for a permanent home,' I would immediately hear in my mind the thunder of an avalanche carrying away the hundreds of far places which I would destroy by the very act of settling in one particular nook of the earth. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#10. Don't tolerate any form of average. Don't accept Dis-excellence. Don't stand for mediocre. If you're going to settle, then please settle for the absolute best. - Author: Robin Sharma
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#11. Be respectful to your peers and yourself, of course. Don't be a jerk. But at the same time don't settle for anything less than yourself. - Author: Christina Grimmie
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#12. That sound of settling into the sheets and the covers has to be one of the best things in the world. Sleep is a mercy. You can feel it coming on, like being swept up in something. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#13. Oh, hush! You've already said you aren't the settling type. You can't have wings and roots both, cowboy. - Author: Carolyn Brown
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#14. my wife's wishes." A light rain sprinkled the streets late the next morning as Rick crossed the traffic-laden street from the hotel. After settling into a Waffle House booth, he ordered pancakes and scrambled eggs and a - Author: Barbara Ebel
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#15. That's not making love; it's getting laid. There's a world of difference between the two. Settling for less is cheating yourself."
He looked at her steadily. "It's worth the wait. - Author: Kat Attalla
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#16. Oh, how we need to grasp the soul-settling hope found in the pages of God's Word--not only grasp it, but allow the hope of God to fill and overflow our hearts, transforming us into people who are confident and at peace with themselves, their God, and their circumstances. - Author: Joni Eareckson Tada
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#17. Sir, there is no settling the point of precedency between a louse and a flea. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#18. If you settle for what you've got, you deserve what you get. - Author: Kathie Lee Gifford
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#19. Maybe everything we do is meaningless. But we have to try, don't we? We have to go on looking for justice ... and settling for revenge. - Author: Joan D. Vinge
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#20. I just don't like to settle. Good enough is never good enough. - Author: Josie Natori
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#21. The people who don't have a great life are the ones who settle for a good one. - Author: James C. Collins
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#22. And I don't recommend murder as a way of settling difficult situations. It tends to lead to complications - but not nearly as many as marriage. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#23. The biggest issue is simply settling down which most Mr. Goodbar will be inclined to do by their mid-thirties. By this time the average Mr. Goodbar will have an attitude of "been there, done that," with women and thus be more amenable to a monogamous relationship. - Author: Rom Wills
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#24. Let us not settle for what is simply 'OK' when we have full information on what can create lasting change. - Author: Rinku Sen
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#25. This Ayden deserves to be happy, regardless of what the future holds, and this Ayden is the one who has to decide why she is settling for milk and cookies when what she really wants is edible body paint and furry handcuffs. - Author: Jay Crownover
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#26. This was the second stage in my life, a step in my personal evolution
abandoning the idea of being different, and settling for normal ... Gradually I drew nearer to the world, and the world drew nearer to me. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#27. In my experience of large enterprises, I have found it is often a mistake to try to settle everything at once. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#28. But the world is winding down, and you take what you're given. - Author: M.R. Carey
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#29. When you repeat a new pattern often, you literally change the neural pathways in your brain. This shift helps true change settle in. - Author: Gabrielle Bernstein
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#30. I've always enjoyed doing a huge variety of roles, which I think helps, instead of settling for the things I might be most comfortable with. - Author: Chiwetel Ejiofor
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#31. Sometimes love didn't spring up on you in a moment of blinding clarity. Sometimes it crept up on you on a Tuesday night while you were standing at the sink doing dishes, the feeling settling into your soul in a way that made it too heavy to ignore anymore. - Author: Jessica Gadziala
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#32. Where we're not wrong or where the cost of settling is so much that it is totally disproportionate to the harm or the error that we made, we're not going to settle. - Author: Lee Scott
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#33. As they spread out their blankets, Saphira commented with satisfaction,
We are becoming more powerful, Eragon, both of us. Soon no one will be able to stand in our way.
Yes, but which way shall we choose?
Whichever one we want, she said smugly, settling down for the night. - Author: Christopher Paolini
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#34. The light from his torch painted the barren forest in shades of his own reflection, black-haired, gray-eyed and pale for want of a touch. He pulled his cloak close, unable to determine which made him more uncomfortable: the dreary woods or the new moon settling onto his heart like a cloud of moths. - Author: F.T. McKinstry
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#35. Becoming acquainted and swallowing fears and settling down to life in the little cabin with its warm glow of woodstove and kerosene lamp and let the ghosts fly their asses off - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#36. We are all better than we know. If only we can be brought to realise this, we may never be prepared to settle for anything less - Author: Kurt Hahn
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#37. There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#38. There are ends, occasionally, with projects. That happens. But they are natural dead ends. It's usually the outside situation that demands an ending. I never really settle for one. - Author: Aleksandra Mir
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#39. I'm in love with God and God's in love with me, this is who I am and this is who I'll be and that settles it. Completely. - Author: Misty Edwards
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#40. Just because you're grown up and then some doesn't mean settling into the doldrums of predictability. Surprise people. Surprise yourself. (281) - Author: Victoria Moran
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#41. Never settle on a life you don't want when God is trying to give you a better life. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#42. And therefore in geometry (which is the only science that it hath pleased God hitherto to bestow on mankind), men begin at settling the significations of their words; which settling of significations, they call definitions, and place them in the beginning of their reckoning. - Author: Thomas Hobbes
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#43. Healing cannot be done by settling a score. - Author: Alice Walker
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#44. When she first moved to Brighton, the flat on the Lawns had felt luxurious and it had seemed as if she was settling down, sleeping in the same bed every night, the darkness uninterrupted by any hint of emergency. It had felt as if all her difficulties were over. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#45. It's unfortunate that we see a great many women settling. They think that simply because they have gotten the right to vote, own property and have gained some simple freedoms that the battle for women's suffrage is over. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#46. I waited for the idea to consolidate, for the grouping and composition of themes to settle themselves in my brain. - Author: Claude Monet
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#47. The soul is the immortal part of us. It recycles, over and over again from what I've seen, but it never dies. We're meant to strive beyond the physical world, not ... not settle for it and only it ... - Author: Alyson Noel
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#48. the key to settling into a peaceful place is all about taming reaction. - Author: Spike Gillespie
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#49. There will always be disputes between nations which, at times, will inflame the public and threaten conflicts, but the main thing is to educate the people of the world to be ever mindful that there are better means of settling such disputes than by war. - Author: Frank B. Kellogg
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#50. Once the options increase, settling on one becomes harder. - Author: Gayle Forman
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#51. Fraternity means that the father no longer sacrifices the sons; instead the brothers kill one another. Wars between nations have been replaced by civil war. The great settling of accounts, first under national 'pretexts,' led to a rapidly escalating world civil war. - Author: Ernst Junger
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#52. It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it. - Author: Joseph Joubert
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#53. When I heard what the "B" in LGBTQ stood for, my first feeling was the settling of pieces into order. - Author: Megan Erickson
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#54. I have had a hard time settling on one medium and feel like a dilettante at times, taking up one medium and then wanting to learn to work in another. At age 76, I really don't have the time to settle down to one medium when there are so many avenues to explore. - Author: Nancy Johnson
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#55. [To Parliament, when it urged her to marry and settle the succession:] You attend to your own duties and I'll perform mine. - Author: Elizabeth I
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#56. Why can't the Jews and the Arabs just sit down together and settle this like good Christians? - Author: Arthur Balfour
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#57. Lowering my gaze , I walked to my seat, settling in next to Kriss.
"Seriously America?" she whispered.
I tilted my head in her direction. "I'm sorry?" I replied, feigning confusion.
She put her silverware down, and we stared at each other. "You look trashy."
"Well, you look jealous. - Author: Kiera Cass
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#58. It is, of course, true that I have given priority to the settling of the problem of security and the problem of Irian Barat, although I knew that in order to do these things, almost three-quarters of our national product had to be spent. - Author: Sukarno
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#59. There are only two possibilities. You are either going for your dreams or giving up your dreams. Stretching for what you could be or settling for what you are. - Author: Jeff Olson
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#60. In winter I go skiing on Saturdays and Sundays when the slopes are quieter due to changeover day for tourists, and in summer I hike up into the mountains at sunset, just as the village is settling down to dinner. - Author: Vanessa Mae
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#61. She was a rule breaker, never settling her fierce spirit for things built of structure. - Author: Nikki Rowe
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#62. Her gaze settling on Bush International Airport. What is it with politicians anyway, always rushing to put their name on everything? She couldn't think of a single politician who deserved his name on a sewage treatment facility, much less an airport where everyone had to look at it all the time. - Author: D.B. Reynolds
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#63. Love yourself and don't settle for less than what you deserve. - Author: Bethenny Frankel
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#64. When we accept ourselves as we are, we aren't "settling" or "keeping the problem in place." We're showing love and compassion for ourselves-for our feelings, our situation, and our history. - Author: Nick Ortner
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#65. A pearl in the shell does not touch the ocean. Be a pearl without a shell. a mindful flooding. a spark turned to flame. bird settling nest. love lived - Author: Rumi
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#66. During the settling of the American colonies, it was said that the Spaniards would first build a church, the Dutch would first build a fort and the English a tavern. Welcome to Charleston, an English colony founded in 1670. - Author: Mark R. Jones
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#67. Like the coffin was settling down for a long, long nap, for a forever nap. - Author: Sherman Alexie
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#68. Talking to Francis gave me the sensation of settling slowly to the bottom of the ocean. - Author: Harper Lee
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#69. Mrs. Bennet was beyond the reach of reason, and she continued to rail bitterly against the cruelty of settling an estate away from a family of five daughters, in favour of a man whom nobody cared anything about. - Author: Jane Austen
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#70. The one thing I don't consume during 'Today' - which surprises many people - is coffee. I find that a lot of water helps wake me up, without the buzz. I love coffee, but usually reserve a double espresso as an afternoon pick-me-up before settling in to do the weekend 'Nightly News.' - Author: Lester Holt
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#71. In Nashville, there is a historic tendency to work the lyric to death while settling for music that works. In pop or rock, it can be the other way around. - Author: Michael Kosser
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#72. We were terrified that Jones would settle. It was contrary to our purpose of bringing down the president. - Author: Ann Coulter
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#73. When you usually are not ready to chance the standard you'll need to settle for the standard. - Author: Jim Rohn
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#74. Timid young artists, adding parental fears to their own, often give up their sunny dreams of artistic careers, settling into the twilight world of could-have-beens and regrets. - Author: Julia Cameron
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#75. The comfort zone is always the most desirable place to be. But in settling for comfort, there is a price to pay and it comes in the death of ambition, of hope, of youth and the death of self. - Author: Simon Barnes
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#76. No, I'm not settling here. I'm going to keep pressing forward. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#77. The answer was that I had gone through a major transformation the past year and a half, and as I changed myself for the better, better things started coming to me. I was settling for more. And "more" meant more from myself. Doug - Author: Megyn Kelly
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#78. It's better to be single with high standards than in a relationship settling for less. - Author: Patrick Stevens
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#79. The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#80. You don't have to settle for the status quo, for being good enough, for getting by, for working all night. - Author: Seth Godin
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#81. The question of how things will settle down is the only important question ... - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#82. If you don't know what you want, you'll never find it.
If you don't know what you deserve, you'll always settle for less.
You will wander aimlessly, uncomfortably numb in your comfort zone, wondering how life has ended up here.
Life starts now, live, love, laugh and let your light shine! - Author: Rob Liano
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#83. If your lawyers tell you that you have a very good case, you should settle immediately. - Author: Richard Ingrams
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#84. In metropolitan cases, the love of the most single-eyed lover, almost invariably, is nothing more than the ultimate settling of innumerable wandering glances upon some one specific object. - Author: Herman Melville
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#85. Young people, nowadays, imagine that money is everything.
Yes, murmured Lord Henry, settling his button-hole in his coat; and when they grow older they know it. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#86. De Bono argues that the West's tradition of settling disagreement by debate or argument is an example of overreliance on logic. - Author: Steve Volk
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#87. Some do not understand that we must die, But those who do realize this settle their quarrels. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#88. The neon dust falls slowly, filtering through the stone canyons, settling on hats and fire hydrants, collecting on delicatessen awnings, filling the shopping carts and rickety baby carriages of the rag pickers with soft powdery snow. - Author: Donald O'Donovan
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#89. And it occurred to me, standing there, just breathing with her, quiet settling around us, that those might be the three most beautiful words in the English language. We have time. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#90. I do see myself settling down, getting married and having kids. But when I think about a family life in the future there's rarely a man involved which is kind of weird. - Author: Amy Winehouse
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#91. Whenever the current of money is forcibly stopped, and when money is prevented from settling at its just level, there are no limits to the possible variations of the exchange. - Author: David Ricardo
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#92. And this is a grave responsibility, projected from within each of us, not to settle for the convenient, the shoddy, the conventionally expected, nor the merely safe. - Author: Audre Lorde
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#93. Never have I been able to settle in life. Always seated askew, as if on the arm of a chair; ready to get up, to leave. - Author: Andre Gide
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#94. I had been simply treating water, settling on surviving and avoiding pain rather than being actively involved in seeking out life. - Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
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#95. Once I wanted total happiness - now I will settle for a little less pain. - Author: Ashleigh Brilliant
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#96. I see America spreading disaster. I see America as a black curse upon the world. I see a long night settling in and that mushroom which has poisoned the world withering at the roots. - Author: Henry Miller
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#97. It was a silly age, twenty-five; too old for teenaged dreaming, too young for settling down. Every corner was a possibility and a dead end. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#99. His words crawled under her skin, settling deep into the crevices of her bones. Without - Author: Alex Gino
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#100. For what level of mediocrity will you settle? - Author: Brandon Lee
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