Passing It On Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Passing It On

#1. When the whistling-thrush released
A deep sweet secret on the trembling air;
Blackbird on the wing, bird of the forest shadows,
Black rose in the long ago summer,
This was your song:
It isn't time that's passing by,
It is you and I. - Author: Ruskin Bond
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#2. The thing about passing out, it's really not as bad as it sounds. Rather, it's more like your body says, you go on ahead
I'm just going to take a moment. - Author: Tiffany Snow
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#3. He took the laser pointer off the side table and flicked it on, dancing its red light over the wall. Comet finished eating then walked over like he wasn't really interested, like he just happened to be passing by, but then went predictably crazy. - Author: Nina Post
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#4. V had a passing thought that she used the word "anyway" like an eraser on a crowded chalkboard. She said it whenever she needed to clear off the things she'd just shared to make room for more. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#5. Thankful another tomorrow greets
As I drink from cup of time
And prepare to lock the door behind me
and leave it to others - Author: Richard L. Ratliff
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#6. It had an enormous impact to the point of the United Nations passing a resolution against the killing and hunting of these whales as they are an endangered species. This was a documentary on the plight of the whales. - Author: Wavy Gravy
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#7. There's not much you can do about time - it just keeps on passing. But experience? Don't tell me that. I'm not proud of it, but I don't have any sexual desire. And what sort of experience can a writer have if she doesn't feel passion? It'd be like a chef without an appetite. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#8. Everyone says we have our first African American president. Has there ever been a Jewish president? An Italian president? They don't say a damn thing about that. You think we're still fighting the Civil War or something. If you want to mention it in passing, OK. But don't dwell on it. - Author: Monte Irvin
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#9. The blues records of each decade explain something about the philosophical basis of our lives as black people ... Blues is a basis of historical continuity for black people. It is a ritualized way of talking about ourselves and passing it on. - Author: Sherley Anne Williams
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#10. I don't intend to use beer as a crutch and drink until I pass out. So advice, keep an eye on that so you can get in there and get yourself drunk sex before it turns unpretty and drunk sex ends with me puking and / or passing out during the act. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#11. figure out if he knew her from somewhere. But he didn't, she was sure, unless it was just in passing at the mall. She would have remembered a man like him. For a long, long time. And then she would have dreamed about him. A lot. Probably without clothes. On either of them. - Author: Elizabeth Bevarly
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#12. We never think that our mothers will die. It was like suddenly an abyss opened at my feet - I was standing on nothing. It was the strangest thing. Her passing away ripped the solidity out of the world. - Author: Ben Okri
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#13. Of all the sacred places on the coast, none is more comforting than where rivers join the sea. By the river's disappearance we are reminded of life's passing, while by the ocean's beauty we accept it, in a hope we cannot explain. - Author: Robert Adams
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#14. In the days of Joseph [Smith] it was considered a great privilege to be permitted to speak to a member of Congress, but twenty-six years will not pass away before the Elders of this Church will be as much thought of as the kings on their thrones. - Author: Brigham Young
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#15. Today can be the Best Day of Your Life So Far. And it will be if you choose to see everything in your life today as a miracle. That includes the growing of the grass, the passing of a cloud, the smile on another's face ... and the beating of your own heart. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#16. When we assess someone's life or health on the basis of surface-level observations or passing comments, it presents us with a very flawed version of reality. - Author: Evita Ochel
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#17. The ultimate luxury is to reread: to revisit a book to see how time has treated it, how memory has distorted it, or how my own passing years have cast a new light on it. - Author: Michael Upchurch
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#18. growing older is all about learning and passing it on, otherwise there is no reason for biological evolution to keep us alive after our reproductive years are over. - Author: Twinkle Khanna
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#19. I saw at once the way to appeal to him.. 'Well, of course you know.' I said, 'in really smart circles one has to offer heroin and cocaine to people. It's only a passing fashion, of course, but while it's on, one's really out of it if one doesn't do the right thing. - Author: Aleister Crowley
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#20. I picked up the phone to call the police, but then I considered how it would sound when I told them that I was calling from inside my bathroom, where I'd OD'ed on laxatives, and that a possible rapist was quietly passing me notes under the bathroom door. - Author: Jenny Lawson
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#21. I wrote that President Bush is passing on to President-elect Obama two wars and an economic debacle. I call it a depression. And he is arming Israel against the Palestinians in every way in Gaza. - Author: Helen Thomas
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#22. If you play a part that's been done before, on stage for instance, you feel like you're carrying a torch and staggering under the weight of it for a bit and then passing it on to somebody else. - Author: Samuel West
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#23. It's easy to become very self-critical when you're an actor. Then you get critiqued by the critics. Whether you agree with them or not, people are passing judgment on you. - Author: Keanu Reeves
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#24. It's is life passing, like clouds drifting over the sky, yet they don't see what's in front of them. They believe there is something more substantial going on in that little screen in their hands. - Author: Katie Kacvinsky
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#25. it will make sense the moment you come Home. I could see it all so clearly. I could see what it is that we are waiting for. I knew in one solitary moment why I had learned obedience and why I valued nothing on the earth but love. It's all that matters. It is all there is. - Author: Kate McGahan
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#26. I don't like argumentation. You men do it a lot, don't you? You seem to enjoy it. I'm always amazed at how men can go on and on, happily passing around the empty cup of some futile discussion - Author: Soseki Natsume
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#27. Time doesn't really 'march on'. It tends to tip-toe. There's no parade. No stomping of boots to alert you to its passing. One day, you turn around and it is gone. - Author: Heather Babcock
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#28. When a man is on the verge of passing out from pain, it seemed wrong to notice how beautiful he was. - Author: Patricia Briggs
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#29. It was not despair, but it seemed to her as if life were passing by, leaving its promises broken and unfulfilled. Yet there were other days when she listened, was led on and deceived by fresh promises which her youth had held out to her. - Author: Kate Chopin
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#30. I feel the weight of time passing, slipping through my fingers faster than I can hold on to it. - Author: Caisey Quinn
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#31. Don't stop at the Ford's because they're at Gerald Flatt's," a short kid says in passing.
"Super dooper!" Granny's dentures clickity-clack. "Don't stomp on the Lord just because it's raining cats." She nods and adjusts her hearing aid. "Those are words to live by, little man! - Author: Jenny B. Jones
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#32. Though she doesn't remember any trauma, she said that her parents told her she cried on a daily basis and her grandmother resorted to passing out candy so the kids would play with her. Though it was a humorous moment, Mila said, "I know, God bless her. She's an amazing, amazing woman." - Author: Mila Kunis
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#33. Everyone has to die at some point, so the thought of passing on together while holding hands with my one true love has always sounded like an amazing fairy tale. It reminds me of the old Shakespearean play Romeo and Juliet, and of the powerful love they shared. - Author: Shannon Duffy
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#34. I heard an airplane passing overhead. I wished I was on it. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#35. ONE HUNDRED TIMES have I been on the point of embracing
her. Heavens! what a torment it is to see so much loveliness
passing and repassing before us, and yet not dare to lay hold
of it! And laying hold is the most natural of human instincts.
Do not children touch everything they see? - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#36. Were I still the man Eo knew, I would have stood frozen in horror. But that man is gone. I mourn his passing every day. Forgetting more and more of who I was, what dreams I held, what things I loved. The sadness now is numb. And I carry on despite the shadow it casts over me. The - Author: Pierce Brown
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#37. Our passing interrupted the road crossing, and the crowd bunched on both sides waited for us to go by as we all waited for the war to go by, thinking we can suspend or postpone living and not knowing that in war the heart grows older than it does in dreams - Author: Dan Davin
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#38. Suffering was not a punishment from beyond or a malevolent infestation of the soul. Like the earth turning on its axis or energy passing through a conductor, it was a part of the natural world, to be studied, understood, and, when possible, managed. - Author: Joshua Wolf Shenk
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#39. Essentially, boredom is centered upon time, on the horror of time, on the fear of time, the disclosure of time, the awareness of time. Those who are not aware of time passing do not get bored. It's not the time that passes, it's the time that doesn't pass. - Author: Emil Cioran
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#40. You can teach all the other stuff, you know. You can teach shooting the ball, you can teach having a good touch ... passing and whatnot, but when you get out there on the field, it's just a mindset you need to go into the game with. - Author: Freddy Adu
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#41. It's all part of a plan." He said, and smiled. "Our reward isn't here on earth. Earth barely matters. It's just a practice, this life is only a passing place, a stopping point on our journey. - Author: Jodi Lynn Anderson
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#42. I still have faith in people. But that is getting increasingly harder to maintain. I just don't see many people today choosing love. I see people passing it up a lot. Foreclosing on it, deferring it, sabotaging, letting go. - Author: Masha Tupitsyn
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#43. I heard the distant whistle of a passing train, and I wished I could get on it and go far away, to a place without struggle meetings, without class status, without confessions. - Author: Ji-li Jiang
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#44. I'm not afraid of putting myself out there to someone and then them passing on it. At least you could have gotten a 'yes.' So it's worthwhile to have the cojones to do it. - Author: Carol Leifer
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#45. Life is completely different when you live near a railway station. It feels as if you're just passing through. Everything is temporary. One day or another, you'll hop on a train. - Author: Patrick Modiano
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#46. Anna ... envied Joan's deep connection with the human race. She was a member of the club. Anna was half convinced she'd been begotten by a passing alien life-form on a human woman. It was as good an explanation as any for the sense she had of being an outsider. - Author: Nevada Barr
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#47. 'Fairness' can be an important quality for legislators to consider when they are passing public policies. But it is a subjective standard. And it has no place among judges on a court - whose duty is to dispassionately judge a law's constitutionality. - Author: Gary Bauer
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#48. It would be better, in a way, if any adults present were completely uneducated. There is nothing children like more than passing on information they have just discovered to people who may not already have it - an elderly grandmother, for instance. - Author: Sugata Mitra
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#49. Time has this way of slowing down and speeding up,depending on how it feels. - Author: Carol Lynch Williams
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#50. She understood that grief is not neat and orderly; it does not follow any rules. Time does not heal it. Rather time insists on passing and as it does, grief changes but does not go away. - Author: Ann Hood
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#51. She knew that this day, this feeling, couldn't last forever. Everything passed; that was partly why it was so beautiful. Things would get difficult again. But that was okay too.
The bravery was in moving forward, no matter what. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#52. Time to improve is limited. The clock is always on and doesn't care if you don't feel like it. Someone else does and they're passing you by. - Author: William James Moore
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#53. Your neighbors will make judgments about you based on how your lawn and house look, and people who see you passing will judge you based on how clean you keep your car. It's not always fair, but it has always been true. Appearances matter, so make yours a good one. - Author: Lou Holtz
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#54. This minute is passing. And it will never come again. Never in all the world. When it is gone, it is gone. No power on earth could bring it back again. - Carson McCullers - Author: Peg Kehret
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#55. I never understood why when you died, you didn't just vanish, everything should just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn't be there. I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say 'figment'. - Author: Andy Warhol
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#56. Sometimes when you sacrifice something precious, you're not really losing it. You're just passing it on to someone else. - Author: Mitch Albom
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#57. It's always difficult when someone close to you passes away. But it's really tough when they're on top of you. - Author: Anthony Jeselnik
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#58. It is a grave misconception to regard the mystical progress as passing mostly through ecstasies and raptures. On the contrary, it passes just as much through broken hearts and bruised emotions, through painful sacrifices and melancholy renunciations. - Author: Paul Brunton
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#59. I think it's too fast to say that all sci-fi ultimately winds up having some place in science. On the other hand, imaginative minds working outside of science as storytellers certainly have come upon ideas that, with the passing decades, have either materialized of come close to materializing. - Author: Brian Greene
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#60. But very quickly I discovered that passing didn't just mean slipping below the surface, it meant being buried alive. I was still me on the inside, trapped in there with all my wounds and fears. But I was no longer me on the outside. - Author: Leslie Feinberg
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#61. The day wears on. The light fades. It snows harder with each passing hour. Up and down Main, Christmas lights wink on. - Author: Blake Crouch
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#62. Goals have never defined me as a player. What has defined me is my impact on the team. If that means passing or playing defense to win, I'll do it. - Author: Mia Hamm
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#63. It's not about keeping up the population, it's about passing on who we are and what we've learned, so things keep going. So we don't just end. - Author: Isaac Marion
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#64. As a designer, you are flattered to see anyone in one of your designs, whether it's on a red carpet or passing by you in the market. It's this wonderful little high every time. - Author: Lauren Conrad
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#65. I gave up on new poetry myself 30 years ago when most of it began to read like coded messages passing between lonely aliens in a hostile world. - Author: Russell Baker
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#66. Keep a good attitude and do the right thing even when it's hard. When you do that you are passing the test. And God promises you your marked moments are on their way. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#67. Some mornings ... I sit at the kitchen table shaking salt into the hairs on my arm, and a feeling shoves up in me: it's finished. Everything went past without me. - Author: Jennifer Egan
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#68. For some reason, on that sparkling afternoon last week, I actually saw the coal that was passing by and it set me to thinking how important coal was to our everyday lives when I was a little boy. - Author: Nick Clooney
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#69. We are nothing more than our stories and who we love. What we pass on, how we exist ... it's having people remember who we are. We're terrible at that in this world. At remembering. At passing it on. - Author: Carrie Ryan
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#70. I consider my job [being a musician] is to have a little idea and nurture it and put it in some form that everybody else can understand and then sort of pass it on. It's really a passing through. In other words, you receive and you transmit. - Author: Keith Richards
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#71. No nation can survive without passing its heritage, language and, yes, faith to the next generation. A country must be built on something substantial and if the cultural elitists think it can be built on 'diversity,' that is a foundation of shifting sand. - Author: Cal Thomas
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#72. Schedules on TV are so tight, and it feels like they get tighter and tighter with every passing year. The idea of asking where your character's come from or where they grew up - you would just get a little bit laughed at. - Author: Jessica Raine
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#73. In a way, a garden is the most useless of creations, the most slippery of creations: it is not like a painting or a piece of sculpture - it won't accrue value as time goes on. Time is its enemy' time passing is merely the countdown for the parting between garden and gardener. - Author: Jamaica Kincaid
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#74. A modern gentleman [rich person] is necessarily the enemy of his country. Even in war he does not fight to defend it, but to prevent his power of preying on it from passing to a foreigner. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#75. They shouldn't call death passing on. They should call it leveling up. Because the game only got harder once I lost. And I was more than a little worried it had only just begun. - Author: Kami Garcia
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#76. But that man is gone. I mourn his passing every day. Forgetting more and more of who I was, what dreams I held, what things I loved. The sadness now is numb. And I carry on despite the shadow it casts over me. - Author: Pierce Brown
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#77. Cohen was on his knees taking a picture of a passing cloud, an unremarkable cirrus shaped as if it were sketched expressly for a meteorology textbook, its immortality assured only through the wild Polish luck of having passed the former concentration camp on the day of Cohen's visit. - Author: Gary Shteyngart
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#78. Organized religion is a very bad way of passing on spiritual values because it becomes so corrupted with political and repressive agendas which don't help anybody to develop their spirituality. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#79. He first noticed it on the plane ride. There was an odor about her and it was becoming more pronounced with each passing hour. It was like the smell of rotting meat. - Author: Joseph M. Chiron
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#80. It's a funny word, persistence. It means not giving up, but it also means just passing on through time. - Author: Questlove
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#81. It is a misfortune to be in the presence of a writer, even a failed writer, to be seen by him, be his passing study and remain in his corrupt memory. It is like the insult of a corpse on the road by a war photographer. - Author: Manu Joseph
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#82. One of the things I like about performing on the stage is that it is a kind of meditative experience. Time does stand still. You have no concept or feeling of the passing of two or three hours' time. It's all kind of one present moment, which is a kind of a description of meditation. - Author: Michael Emerson
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#83. Whatever pressure I feel all comes from me, from within. I always was that person who was hard on myself and challenged myself no matter what I was doing, whether it was passing third grade or playing basketball. - Author: Kendrick Lamar
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#84. As one person put it, passing on the good news is simply a matter of one beggar telling another where to find bread. That - Author: Iain M. Duguid
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#85. The Treasury's plan has little for those outside of the financial industry. It is aimed at rescuing the same financial institutions that created this crisis with the sloppy underwriting and reckless disregard for the risk they were creating, taking or passing on to others. - Author: Richard Shelby
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#86. Given that we are passing the climate change bill, which is based on the supposition that the climate is getting warmer, let me point out that it is now snowing outside, in October. - Author: Peter Lilley
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#87. But if there is hope, it lies in ordinary working people. When you put it in words it sounds reasonable: it is when you look at the human beings passing you on the pavement that it becomes an act of faith. - Author: Tony Benn
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#88. When you work with great musicians, they are always a part of you ... their spirits are walking around in me, so they're still here and passing it on to others. - Author: Miles Davis
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#89. The pleasantness of their company outweighed the regret of their passing. On the whole, then, it is better to experience what you experience now than not to. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#90. This is pretty hard on the Elders, is it not? If they could remember one thousandth part of that which they have heard, it would have sanctified them years and years ago; but it goes in at one ear and out at the other
it is like the weaver's shuttle passing through the web. - Author: Brigham Young
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#91. I sat up in the strange bed fearing it had been a dream, afraid I would never see her again. Not because I wanted anything from her, only her presence. The disappearance of the presence of beauty is the most despairing of events on this time-wheel of ours that rolls onward towards death. - Author: Roman Payne
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#92. The tragedy of it is that nobody sees the look of desperation on my face. Thousands and thousands of us, and we're passing one another without a look of recognition. - Author: Henry Miller
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#93. With the news reporting soaring food prices and shrinking crops on all continents, the project made sense, even good sense. But he nevertheless felt unsettled about it, like a warning he had received and then forgotten, the shadow of a Kraken passing beneath the surface. - Author: Berit Ellingsen
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#94. And a final, anxious part - an ever-growing part - was occupied with the color of the fall sky, the leaves on the ground, the sense that time was passing without being replaced, that it was running out and spooling to the end. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#95. ...It's not that the worm forgives the plough; it gives it no mind. (Pain occurs, in passing.) (lines 37-39 in the poem 'Fantasia on a Theme from IKEA') - Author: Philip Gross
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#96. Time is passing, ... We have to look at the reality of the situation and ... redouble our efforts and get on with it. - Author: Colin Powell
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#97. We can passively take our place in the negative chain, accepting the harm to ourselves and passing it on to others. Or we can break the chain and turn the energy of a destructive emotion into a constructive action. - Author: Laura Archera Huxley
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#98. A 'passing' test doesn't mean 'no problem.' It means no problem *observed*. This time. With these inputs. So far. On my machine. - Author: Michael Bolton
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#99. And what was to become of what he had taken from her? He had dashed her heart to the ground and danced on it with combat boots. Did he sit in that seditious palace day after day and not even bother to scrape it off of his soles with a passing thought of her? - Author: V.S. Carnes
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#100. Tommy pointed out before removing something from his pocket and passing it to me. I turned the small radio and microphone over in my hands. "I'm not going on a mob bust." "It's that or you wear one of those ridiculous Bluetooth headsets, which are about as secure as yelling really loud. - Author: Steve McHugh
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