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Top 100 Quotes About Orders

#1. And for the Keeper, waves splashed, trees swayed, stones protected knowledge, and wind waited for orders. - Author: Jeffrey Overstreet
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#2. There are more active volcanoes beneath the sea than on land by two orders of magnitude. - Author: Robert Ballard
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#3. I always listen," the duke said, annoyed. "Just hang your silly, unnatural notion, that hearing means following your orders. - Author: Janny Wurts
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#4. There is no code among men because there are no men anymore. Only monsters who sit behind their desks and give orders. - Author: Karina Halle
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#5. ...officers in the army, (except those in the highest positions), are paid most inadequately for the services they perform; and the deficiency is made up by honor, which is represented by titles and orders, and, in general, by the system of rank and distinction. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#6. If for one whole day, quietly and determinedly, we were to give ourselves up to the ownership of Jesus and to obeying his orders, we should be amazed at its close to realize all he had packed into that one day. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#7. Somebody is born.
Somebody goes to school.
Somebody learns to conform.
Somebody types a CV.
Somebody gets a job.
Somebody follows orders.
Somebody gets a golden watch.
And then, eventually,
Somebody dies.
And, a Nobody is buried. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#8. Firstly you must always implicitly obey orders, without attempting to form any opinion of your own regarding their propriety. Secondly, you must consider every man your enemy who speaks ill of your king; and thirdly you must hate a Frenchman as you hate the devil. - Author: Horatio Nelson
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#9. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. [The Second Law of Robotics] - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#10. A friend in the War Office warned me that I was in Kitchener's black books, and that orders had been given for my arrest next time I appeared in France. - Author: Philip Gibbs
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#11. History was full of the bones of good men who'd followed bad orders in the hope that they could soften the blow. Oh, yes, there were worse things they could do, but most of them began right where they started following bad orders. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#12. When they sat down at a small table and punched in their orders, - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#13. I was only following God's orders. - Author: Joseph Kallinger
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#14. I grew up pretty peacefully, in that Eastern way. You easily solve problems, believe in harmony. Reduce conflicts, take orders until one day you give orders. - Author: Ang Lee
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#15. To where? We don't know. To do what? We don't know either. No one tells us anything. We just follow orders. - Author: Derrick Wolf
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#16. I carried out my orders until arrested. I had no sense that I was spying, and I ask that this be taken into account in deciding my verdict. - Author: Witold Pilecki
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#17. Loneliness is the penalty of leadership, but the man who has to make the decisions is assisted greatly if he feels that there is no uncertainty in the minds of those who follow him, and that his orders will be carried out confidently and in expectation of success. - Author: Ernest Shackleton
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#18. There is nothing in the world that could make me turn from the law. With a clear conscience, I am prepared to answer for each and every one of my political and administrative orders and actions, and to do so before the court of public opinion ... - Author: Djemal Pasha
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#19. In the same way, whenever a massacre of Armenians is reported from Asia Minor, every one assumes that it has been carried out "under orders" from somewhere or another, no one seems to think that there are people who might LIKE to kill their neighbours now and then. - Author: Saki
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#20. A field marshal who issued orders to the armed forces but had no idea of the results they would have in practice. - Author: Wilhelm Keitel
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#21. I remain detached and distant, but it is under my eyes and my orders that the work of art must create itself. Then, when the creation starts, I stand there, present at the ceremony, immaculate, calm, relaxed ... ready to welcome the work of art that is coming into existence in the tangible world. - Author: Yves Klein
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#22. If worse comes to worst, I say clearly - a soldier must follow military orders. - Author: Naftali Bennett
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#23. Thus then a single harmony orders the composition of the whole ... by the mingling of the most contrary principles. - Author: Aristotle.
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#24. It is a distinction, instead, between two entirely different kinds of reality, belonging to two entirely disparate conceptual orders. In fact, the very division between monotheism and polytheism is in many cases a confusion of categories. - Author: David Bentley Hart
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#25. Orders can be benign or malign, but the habit of obeying them can become ingrained. - Author: Theodore Dalrymple
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#26. He might be an alpha wolf but so was she. She didn't take well to orders, even if they were from her mate. - Author: Savannah Stuart
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#27. I like to think I would not have approved those methods in the past, but I do not fault those who made the decisions at that time, and I will absolutely defend those who carried out the interrogations within the orders they were given. - Author: Dennis C. Blair
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#28. We are born free, but we're taught to obey orders. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#29. Do not wait for orders from headquarters! Mount up, everybody, and ride to the sound of the guns! - Author: Pat Buchanan
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#30. You obey Wade Barrett's orders and you disrespect every person who has ever been champion. Including yourself. - Author: Randy Orton
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#31. Something about family and trying to relate it to the movie with, 'Oh, if I was to have a child how many kids do I want?' And 'do I want a boy or a girl?' I didn't realize you could place orders, I honestly didn't realize it was like a drive-through, that you could talk to a little electronic voice. - Author: Jennifer Aniston
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#32. Keep fighting, you daughters and sons of goats!" Birgitte yelled, loosing arrows at the mercenaries. "I might be dead, but I'm still your bloody commander, and you will obey orders! - Author: Robert Jordan
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#33. I've got a pen and I've got a phone - and I can use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions and administrative actions that move the ball forward. - Author: Barack Obama
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#34. For me, ideology is defined only by how the coordinates of your meaningful experience of the world, and your place within society, relate to the basic tensions and antagonisms of social orders. - Author: Slavoj Zizek
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#35. I have orders not to come back until I'm a thousand percent. - Author: Shaquille O'Neal
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#36. Great upheavals produce shock waves that widen cracks in political, economic, and security orders. Sometimes the old orders break. Yet it can be in the power of leaders and peoples to shape the directions of change. - Author: Robert Zoellick
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#37. in there," and the first guy says, "Watch." In he goes and orders a beer. "Sorry, you can't bring your dog in here," says the bartender. - Author: Various
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#38. I do not want to give any orders to the airmen, but get hold of a Komsomol air unit, and say I want volunteers for the job. - Author: Ivan Konev
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#39. I took my orders, too. But if i couldn't keep you alive, I thought I could at least keep you together. In the middle of a big war, you go looking for a small idea to believe in. When you find one, you hold it the way a soldier holds his crucifix when he's praying in a foxhole. - Author: Mitch Albom
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#40. Nobody really likes large-scale organizations; nobody likes to take orders from a superior who takes orders from a superior who takes orders ... - Author: E.F. Schumacher
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#41. Individuals in various countries like Egypt and Saudi Arabia listen to the tapes of bin Laden. They gather in groups of four or five. They feel they want to do something to express their support for what they've heard. The idea that they were taking orders is a particularly Western idea. - Author: Robert Fisk
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#42. Take advice, but not orders. Only give yourself orders. Abraham Lincoln once said, 'Since I will be no one's slave, I will be no one's master.' - Author: Jim Rohn
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#43. God orders what we cannot do, that we may know what we ought to ask of him. - Author: John Calvin
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#44. The more laws and orders are multiplied, the more theft and violence increase. - Author: Laozi
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#45. If you're wondering, is this book for me? Well, if you're the kind of reader who orders another round just to see if you can seal the deal with the depressed bass player because "Hey! I'm sad too! We have so much in common!" then the answer is yes. - Author: Ophira Eisenberg
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#46. Issue the orders Sir, and I will storm Hell. - Author: Anthony Wayne
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#47. I've no idea what Eddie Irvine's orders are, but he's following them superlatively well. - Author: Murray Walker
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#48. I don't take orders from you." Then Skelly looked out the landing bay entrance at Cynda. He winked. "I saved you, sweetheart!" He pushed the button. - Author: John Jackson Miller
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#49. During these minutes, he owns me, regardless of the money or the orders. I am fully and completely his. - Author: Alessandra Torre
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#50. I'll follow orders, unless your order is stupid. And telling me to actually leave you behind is stupid." An - Author: Katie Reus
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#51. I have given orders to my Death units to exterminate without mercy or pity men, women and children belonging to the Polish speaking race ... After all, who remembers today the extermination of the Armenians? - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#52. Obeying orders just to obey is the mark of a person who has ceased to think. Remember, it is better to suffer for doing what is right rather than for doing what is wrong. - Author: Ilsa J. Bick
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#53. I think you should kiss me now."
He hummed quietly, more of a deep rumble, and his hips lifted the barest bit into my touch as my hands journeyed higher, almost to his crotch. "I don't take orders well, Queen Ruckler." His voice was becoming deeper, sounding just as breathless as mine had. - Author: Scarlett Dawn
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#54. To execute laws is a royal office; to execute orders is not to be a king. However, a political executive magistracy, though merely such, is a great trust. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#55. To Xeniades, who had purchased Diogenes at the slave market, he said, Come, see that you obey orders. - Author: Diogenes
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#56. It often seems as though the silent, humble servant is secretly wiser and more discerning than the haughty master; yet through dutiful (and sometimes insecure) surrender he continues to serve and carry out petty orders in loyal acquiesce. - Author: Criss Jami
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#57. The most important message of a crucifix, to me anyway, was how unspeakably cruel supposedly sane human beings can be when under orders from a superior authority. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#58. The superintending states no longer care what orders of knowledge they are collecting. They no longer care what knowledge is, so long as they have it. The state is neutral about knowledge so long as knowledge belongs to the state. - Author: Thomas Richards
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#59. I received orders from Congress to proceed to Charleston in South Carolina, for the purpose of Co'operating with General Lincoln in the defense of that Capitol. - Author: Abraham Whipple
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#60. America will always side with those whom she can direct, give orders to and have those orders obeyed. - Author: Louis Farrakhan
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#61. That melancholy which we feel when we cease to obey orders which, from one day to another, keep the future hidden, and realise that we have at last begun to live in real earnest, as a grown-up person, the life, the only life that any of us has at his disposal. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#62. The exemplary vanguard role of the Communists is of vital importance. Communists in the Eighth Route and New Fourth Armies should set an example in fighting bravely, carrying out orders, observing discipline, doing political work and fostering internal unity and solidarity. - Author: Mao Zedong
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#63. The larger the German body, the smaller the German bathing suit and the louder the German voice issuing German demands and German orders to everybody who doesn't speak German. For this, and several other reasons, Germany is known as 'the land where Israelis learned their manners'. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#64. Principal's no different from the rest - he orders and so he is. - Author: Joshua Cohen
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#65. We've been down the road of your hasty exits too many times, Mrs. Danvers. You married your master, and you married a sadist--of your own free will. You might remember that when you're tempted to walk out in a huff, defy my orders, and behave like a selfish brat. You got that? - Author: Lizbeth Dusseau
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#66. The potential gains from improved stabilization policies are on the order of hundredths of a percent of consumption, perhaps two orders of magnitude smaller than the potential benefits of available supply-side fiscal reforms. - Author: Robert Lucas Jr.
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#67. Harm began to come to Hornblower from that day forth, despite his obedience to orders and diligent study of his duties, and it stemmed from the arrival in the midshipmen's berth of John Simpson as senior warrant officer. - Author: C.S. Forester
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#68. Orders come from the work, not work from the orders. - Author: Mary Parker Follett
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#69. Hitler gave us orders - and we believed in him. Then he commits suicide and leaves us to bear the guilt. He should have remained alive to bear his share. - Author: Wilhelm Keitel
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#70. Soldiers can sometimes make decisions that are smarter than the orders they've been given. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#71. But the kings of modern times, restrained by the limits of mere probability, have neither courage nor desire. They fear the eat that hears their orders, and the eye that scrutinizes their actions. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#72. The moon is considered a relatively easy object to land humans on, everything else is much harder by orders of magnitude. It is the reason why we have not been to Mars and will likely never go there successfully with humans. - Author: Steven Magee
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#73. There was my mom and I had a wife for a long time and now there is my fianc-e. Eileen is in a long line of women who have given me orders. - Author: Jeffrey Ashby
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#74. The guard said, 'Our orders are no one in or out.'
'You can tell the Prince that,' said Damen, 'after you tell him you let through the Regent's pet.'
That got a flicker of reaction. Invoking Laurent's bad mood was like a magical key, unlocking the most forbidding doors. - Author: C.S. Pacat
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#75. Jewish fundamentalism is teaching that Jews can fight with guns and with civil war, against being relocated off the West Bank, and disobey the orders of their government. That is the call to jihad, to several kinds of jihad. - Author: Arthur Hertzberg
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#76. India has reduced its dependence on Iranian oil. I know their refineries have stopped asking for orders to purchase Iranian oil. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#77. Truman fired the popular Gen. Douglas MacArthur because he disobeyed orders in the Korean War. Johnson knew that he had reached the endgame in Vietnam when Gen. William Westmoreland, the top commander in Vietnam, requested 240,000 more troops in 1968 for the prolonged war that also could not be won. - Author: Helen Thomas
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#78. If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. - Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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#79. Possession of the box conferred a kind of power on the wielder
which was that anyone, confronted with the hypnotic glass eye, would submissively obey the most peremptory orders about stance and expression. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#80. I was only following orders," the Mayor mocks. "The refuge of scoundrels since the dawn of time. - Author: Patrick Ness
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#81. We are born free, but are taught to obey orders. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#82. Those who gave the orders, oversaw the killings, and ordered the subsequent cover-up have yet to be arrested and prosecuted. - Author: Victoria Nuland
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#83. Your teacher didn't lie to you. A centaur never lies. He merely edited his information, on orders from the King, so as not to force on the impressionable minds of children things their parents did not want them to hear. Education has ever been thus. - Author: Piers Anthony
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#84. The claim 'I was only following orders' has been used to justify too many tragedies in our history. - Author: Marc Okrand
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#85. After a migratory crisis on the border with minors coming over that you're seeing start up again now, after all these executive orders the President has issued. More than ever we need to prove to people that illegal immigration is under control. - Author: Marco Rubio
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#86. God orders a man to do all he can to save his life. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#87. Since I was 18, I've been under orders from magazines and newspapers - chiefly The New York Times and Rolling Stone - to step into the lives of musicians, actors, and artists, and somehow find out who they really are underneath the mask they present to the public. But I didn't always succeed. - Author: Neil Strauss
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#88. He tossed the packet of orders onto the desk and stalked over to Zane. He grabbed his face with both hands and kissed him. The - Author: Abigail Roux
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#89. The man who never makes a mistake always takes orders from one who does. No man or woman who tries to pursue an ideal in his or her own way is without enemies. - Author: Daisy Bates
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#90. If the president uses executive orders to legislate new laws, that would be an example of him subverting legislative power from Congress, and might be considered a gross perversion of the Constitution. - Author: Gary Hansen
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#91. What Jaffe proved was that the powerful have to worry about how others think of them - that those who give orders are acutely vulnerable to the opinions of those whom they are ordering about. - Author: Anonymous
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#92. The Hungarian ministry begged the king earnestly to issue orders to all troops and commanders of fortresses in Hungary, enjoining fidelity to the Constitution, and obedience to the ministers of Hungary. - Author: Lajos Kossuth
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#93. I well knew the rules to follow with our training Dogs: Speak when you're spoken to. Keep out of the way. Obey all orders. Get killed on your own time. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#94. It is the understanding that sees and hears; it is the understanding that improves everything, that orders everything, and that acts, rules, and reigns. - Author: Epicharmus Of Kos
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#95. He lets me take the orders, standing at my side like
my own personal Mexican food encyclopedia - Author: Suzanne Young
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#96. Predators do not take orders from their prey. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#97. Peter smiles at me, shaking his head. Behind the smile I can see he's scared as I am. Blood drips onto his lips. "You never did listen to my orders," he said.
I smiled back. "Aren't you glad you'll have company? - Author: Dan Krokos
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#98. In war the first principle is to disobey orders. Any fool can obey orders! - Author: John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher
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#99. A leader is not just a person who gives orders. He is also the one who symbolises the society he leads. If the leader is corrupt, then the society must be corrupt too. - Author: Amish Tripathi
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#100. Rations were scarcely issued, and the men about preparing supper, when rumors that the enemy had been encountered that day near Gettysburg absorbed every other interest, and very soon orders came to march forthwith to Gettysburg. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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