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Top 100 Quotes About Picking

#1. I started studying music at the age of five and a half. My older sister was taking piano lessons. When her teacher left our apartment, I would get up on the piano bench and start picking out the notes that were part of my sister's lessons. - Author: Marvin Hamlisch
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#2. Children picking up our bones
Will never know that these were once
As quick as foxes on the hill; - Author: Wallace Stevens
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#3. Here is a dirty little secret: Stock-picking is wildly overrated. Sure, it makes for great cocktail party chatter, and what is more fun than delving into a company's new products? But the truth is that individual stocks are riskier than broad indices. - Author: Barry Ritholtz
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#4. The easy bit is picking up a camera and pointing and shooting. But then you have to decide what it is you're trying to say and express. - Author: Martin Parr
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#5. I think it just helps to be very aware that fundamentally, there are no adults. Everyone is making it up as they go along. You have to find your own path, picking, choosing, taking and discarding as you see fit. - Author: Naval Ravikant
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#6. I had started trying - it for the first time, really - it to remember what had happened in that wood. I prodded tentatively around the edges of it, barely acknowledging even to myself what I was doing, like a kid picking at a scab but afraid to look. - Author: Tana French
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#7. My father's grandparents came from Norway and settled in the Scandinavian bastion of Minnesota. As a little girl in Tempe, Arizona, I daydreamed about picking cloudberries by a fjord in a fresh Nordic wind. - Author: Kate Christensen
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#8. You get used to working with one choreographer. You kind of get stuck in that vein and you work your way out of it, picking up someone else's style, their flavor. It takes a bit of time. - Author: Janet Jackson
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#9. As far as the lack of hits goes, I think perhaps it's because I've played a lot of different roles and have not created a persona that the public can latch on to. I have played everything from psychopathic killers to romantic leading men, and in picking such diverse roles I have avoided typecasting. - Author: Jeff Bridges
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#10. To you, it was just picking flowers. To them, it was a massacre. - Author: Pleasefindthis
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#11. Do I get to be the godfather?" "Fuck that!" Logan objects. "He's picking me. Obvs." "Bullshit. I'm clearly the better choice." "You're clearly the bigger egomaniac, that's what you are. - Author: Elle Kennedy
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#12. One may no more live in the world without picking up the moral prejudices of the world than one will be able to go to hell without perspiring. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#13. I've never owned an actual trail-running shoe myself, but maybe I should. My favorite paths are fraught with peril, much of it skulking at shoelace level. A rock, a root, an errant pine cone. Wham, and you're down, choking in dust and picking pebbles from wounds in your forearms and knees. - Author: Don Kardong
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#14. Professional farmworkers who know how to do a number of different jobs, whether it be pruning or picking or crafting, they see themselves as professionals, and they take a lot of pride in that work. They don't see themselves as doing work that is demeaning. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#15. Initiative is the privilege of picking yourself. - Author: Seth Godin
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#16. It turns out kids today still learn that four-chord progression when they're just picking up the guitar. - Author: John Scofield
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#17. Just another lonely broken hero picking up the pieces of my mind. Running out of faith and hope and reason, I'm running out of time. - Author: Ozzy Osbourne
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#18. Women seem to be all right on bargains till it comes to picking out a husband. - Author: Kin Hubbard
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#19. So I didn't have anything to do with picking the songs, but I got to musically take them in places I thought might be interesting, so it was a real neat collaboration among the three of us. - Author: Vince Gill
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#20. It was a gorgeous day. A fucking gorgeous day. It was one of those bright, breezy, unicorn-and-puppy mornings. I mean, the unicorns weren't out yet. They tend to be more nocturnal to increase the odds of picking up virgins at nightclubs, but there were a couple pegasi kicking it overhead. - Author: Kate Danley
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#21. Some time before he introduced himself I'd got a strong impression that he was picking his words with care. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#22. I am definitely still the same kid that I was picking up the guitar at 15. But, I have definitely learned to be more flexible and roll with the punches. It's such an unpredictable business to be in and it's insane how things change so last minute. - Author: Kate Voegele
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#23. I try to be like a sponge when I'm around other actors, picking things up about the way they work and how they do things. - Author: Jodie Whittaker
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#24. Hang a man for no real reason and you might get some grumblings from the townships. But force sobriety upon us, and you'll be picking up the pieces for a bloodydamn month. - Author: Pierce Brown
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#25. The sweater didn't fit me, of course. Even with the sleeves rolled up I looked like a baggy monkey picking bananas. But to my way of thinking, at least in winter, woolly warmth trumps freezing fashion any day of the week. - Author: Alan Bradley
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#26. I do the protest stuff. I do country and western. I play both acoustic and electric guitar in a lot of different styles, from loud, psychedelic stuff to quiet finger-picking. - Author: Eugene Chadbourne
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#27. I criticise myself an awful lot. I do worry to the point that I don't think it's very healthy. I'm always picking my flaws. It's a terrible anxiety I have. I wish I could pretend nothing fazes me, but it does. - Author: Roxanne McKee
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#28. People say you have someone important in your life when you can reconnect with them easily. When picking up with them right where you left off, even after being apart for a long time, comes naturally. - Author: Paige Laurens
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#29. God, I am freaking out. Maybe he doesn't know. Maybe I just look guilty of something and he's picking up on that. - Author: Jay Asher
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#30. Martha Quest, who thought of herself as so adventurous, so free and unbounded - the fact was, even the idea of picking up a telephone and making herself known to a new person troubled her: she made excuses, she could not do it. - Author: Doris Lessing
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#31. At least if I
was picking guys up in fits of drunken idiocy, they were not only handsome, but also even mildly clever. - Author: C.E. Murphy
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#32. Kat had been picking things up since her third birthday, when Hamish and Angus's father took them all to the circus because he needed to "borrow" an elephant. - Author: Ally Carter
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#33. What the masses don't realize is that they're looking for a shepherd. Those who don't think they can be influenced or call themselves 'independent thinkers' are usually the biggest conformists of all - and the easiest to turn. Why do you think cults prey on college students? Easy picking. - Author: Richard Paul Evans
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#34. Make a new friend by picking up a book and getting to know it! - Author: Carmela Dutra
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#35. A wise saying is something you keep picking up off the floor in front of your fridge - Author: Robert Breault
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#36. I didn't have a thing to do with picking a coach, and didn't want to. But I didn't think they'd pick one I didn't like. - Author: Bear Bryant
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#37. Life is simply too short to think about everything you put in your mouth, and it's not good for children to see you picking over bits of salad. - Author: Keeley Hawes
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#38. In some ways, I feel like I've been such a dilettante for so many years, just picking up instruments and stretching myself so thin. - Author: Zach Condon
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#39. Imagine a kind of system where you have lightweight electric vehicles relatively small battery capacity, and then picking up charge wherever they park. You never have to worry about filling up your car, never go to the gas station, never plug it in, never do any of these things. - Author: William J. Mitchell
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#40. It is impossible, by the way, when picking one example of anything, to avoid picking one which is atypical in some sense. - Author: Richard P. Feynman
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#41. People shoot 2D movies and convert them and I never think they're as good. 3D is really a scientific process of laying out shots and picking rotations. - Author: Carl Mazzocone
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#42. There's always hand-to-hand combat. All you need is to come up with a knife, and you'll at least stand a chance. If I get jumped, I'm dead!" I can hear my voice rising in anger.
"But you won't! You'll be living up in some tree eating raw squirrels and picking off people with arrows. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#43. In order of importance to me are: 1) the long term trend, 2) the current chart pattern, and 3)picking a good spot to buy or sell. - Author: Ed Seykota
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#44. The leader must be in charge of getting things done by running the three core processes - picking other leaders, setting the strategic direction, and conducting operations. - Author: Ram Charan
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#45. How about we go through the festival once before picking a spot?"
"Why?" I ask.
"Because I enjoy apples," he replies. Rosie giggles. "Because then we can go if there's a spot that would be particularly easy to grab a girl from," he answers again, voice serious this time. - Author: Jackson Pearce
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#46. Do you wanna know the secret to picking the right guy? All you need to do is to find one that makes you laugh and keep him. I may be 72 years old, but, in my head, I'm still the same young madcap I was at 20, and my wife and I have been together for as long as I can remember! - Author: Someone
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#47. The point about pop culture is that so much of it is borrowed. There's very little that's brand new. Instead, creativity today is a kind of shopping process - picking up on and sampling things form the world around you, things you grew up with. - Author: RuPaul
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#48. Everything good or bad in my life had started and ended within the limits of that town. It was over now, though, and a new chapter was beginning. Nothing would ever be the same as it had been before. I just hoped this chapter wouldn't be the final one in the book. - Author: Rose Wynters
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#49. It has been found that people are more sensitive to negative faces, picking sad and angry expressions out of a crowd more quickly than positive ones. This is perhaps because we use them as indicators of threat. - Author: Glen Wilson
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#50. You read stuff about yourself and you think, My God, where are these people coming up with these things? Why am I the one that they're picking on? - Author: Shannen Doherty
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#51. After a lifetime of picking stocks, I have to admit that Bogle's arguments in favor of the index fund have me thinking of joining him rather than trying to beat him. Bogle's wisdom and common sense are indispensable ... for anyone trying to figure out how to invest in this crazy stock market. - Author: Jim Cramer
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#52. I play a couple basic folks songs and break them down. I did that on a six string. I can't recall all the songs on it. There's some finger picking on it. - Author: Roger McGuinn
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#53. Picking an assistant coach, the first thing I was interested in was the man's character. - Author: Woody Hayes
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#54. Picking the right stocks is one of the hardest parts of investing, and every night on Mad Money, I try to take some of that burden off your shoulders. - Author: Jim Cramer
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#55. Half the time, my job is basically to talk people off the ledge. It's more psychological than just me picking up some sticks and counting, "1, 2, 3, 4." - Author: Questlove
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#56. I am one who leaves the table like a man, without putting back the chair or picking up the plate - Author: Sandra Cisneros
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#57. I'm just me. If I am sexy, it's just something I do naturally, like picking up a knife and fork to eat. I think people who try to be sexy are the most unsexy people in the world. - Author: Sharon Tate
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#58. It's like picking up an unfamiliar piece of sheet music & starting to stumble through it, only to realize it is a melody you'd once learned by heart, one you can play without even trying. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#59. I don't really think it's appropriate for me to be picking and choosing in the primaries. It's pretty dumb politics for a Republican to choose between Republicans in a contested primary because obviously you're going to be offending some people. - Author: John Cornyn
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#60. Animals are so much quicker in picking up our thoughts than we are in picking up theirs. I believe they must have a very poor opinion of the human race. - Author: Barbara Woodhouse
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#61. I'm just a no-good, scum sucking, nose picking, boot licking, sniveling, groveling, worthless hunk of slime. - Author: Al Yankovic
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#62. I know for a fact that a lot of my Christian friends have thoughtful reasons for interpreting the Bible the way they do and that the phrase "pick and choose" sounds far too arbitrary to describe the attentiveness and concern with which they approach the text. - Author: Rachel Held Evans
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#63. I meditate and put on a rubber tire with three bottles of beer. Most of the time I just sit picking my nose and thinking. - Author: James Gould Cozzens
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#64. You guarantee a good meal by picking the recipes well, not by following recipes well. - Author: Timothy Ferriss
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#65. To be a judge you don't have to know about books, you have to be skilled at picking shrapnel out of your head. - Author: Joanna Lumley
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#66. Picking out Vince Russo's faults could be a full-time job for somebody. - Author: Jim Cornette
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#67. Don't worry if you fall, sweet girl. Youth is made for bruises. - Author: Shannon Celebi
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#68. Defoe was level and anyone who says otherwise is picking hairs - Author: John Motson
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#69. I'm not very good at picking stuff up off the radio. It takes me way too long to learn other people's music. - Author: R. Kelly
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#70. As we get older, we get better at choosing in ways that will make us happy. We do a better job at picking activities that make us happy, and at spending time with people who make us happy. We're also better at letting things go. - Author: Sheena Iyengar
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#71. Words are like gems to me ... imagine yourself walking through a very shallow stream and picking up beautiful stones that catch your eye ... that's what names are like for me. - Author: Anne Rice
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#72. You can be drinking the wine today, but picking the grapes tomorrow. - Author: Jonathan Tucker
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#73. The fact that picking out china patterns was pretty gay didn't bother me, since we were picking them out to shoot them. Frank chose the design. Ivory white with solid black borders and real gold edging. Fucking expensive. He made me pay. - Author: Nicole Castle
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#74. Once I saw a chimpanzee gaze at a particularly beautiful sunset for a full 15 minutes, watching the changing colors [and then] retire to the forest without picking a pawpaw for supper. - Author: Adriaan Kortlandt
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#75. I've never been much into picking things apart. - Author: Meg White
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#76. Nine times out of ten you take the first step in creating your own universe by picking up the phone. - Author: Georgette Mosbacher
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#77. "Just to have my kids be in the sun every day-picking avocados, going for a swim," she says. "Even for two years or something, and come back when they go to senior school." Just what kids want to do, pick avocados. Also: senior school? - Author: Gwyneth Paltrow
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#78. I was thinking about picking up kayaking, but I didn't want anyone to think I had herpes. - Author: Ingrid Weir
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#79. All writers are mimics, and I'm not interested in picking up somebody else's style or voice. - Author: Thomas Perry
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#80. I think God has blessed this country with enormous natural resources, and we should pursue all of the above. We should be developing oil, and gas, and coal, and nuclear, and wind, and solar, and ethanol, and biofuels. But, I don't believe that Washington should be picking winners and losers. - Author: Ted Cruz
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#81. Scattered wits take a long time picking up; and often before I had got them well together, they would be dispersed in all directions by one stray thought, - Author: Charles Dickens
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#82. I'm trying to have some longevity in this business. If that means not working for a while and just picking the right job, so be it. - Author: Aaron Paul
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#83. It's impossible to look cool whilst picking up a Frisbee. - Author: Peter Kay
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#84. Death carries off a man busy picking flowers with an besotted mind, like a great flood does a sleeping village. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#85. I started going to a piano teacher at 5 years old, but pretty soon I started picking things out on my own and stopped taking music lessons. I never could read music very well, but I've still been doing it. - Author: Mose Allison
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#86. I don't dare touch her. Loss is a knowledge I'm sorry to have. Perhaps the only thing worse than experiencing it, is watching it replay anew in someone else
all the awful stages picking up like a chorus that has to be sung. - Author: Lauren DeStefano
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#87. Disobedience is a sure recipe for disaster, picking up the pieces is even harder - Author: Kudakwashe Mazendame
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#88. Initially, in starting to pick the songs for the live show, it was really a matter of picking songs that I loved over the years. As far as the album goes, it happened very naturally. - Author: Cheyenne Jackson
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#89. What the fuck happened to you? [...] You look like you lost a fight with a lamprey. Hickey, hickey...bruise, bruise, bruise...bite. I thought that thing on your neck the other day was just a fluke. I guess not--looks like you get off on picking up a few souvenirs when you...get off. ~Crash - Author: Jordan Castillo Price
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#90. Not taking the Bible (or other texts based on 'revealed truths') literally leaves it up to the reader to cherry-pick elements for belief. There exists no guide for such cherry-picking, and zero religious sanction for it. - Author: Jeffrey Tayler
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#91. Every one of the songs was based around picking an acoustic guitar. That was part of the concept from the beginning, that the tempos were going to go from slow to almost mid-tempo. - Author: Jules Shear
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#92. Choosing an agent is like picking a college. They give you a pitch, you hear what they've got to say, you hear what they're going to do for you. Ultimately it's a good gut reaction. - Author: Diana Taurasi
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#93. There was talk of the Centaur being moved into the elephant cages to make room for a banjo-picking Minotaur. Surrendering his meager furnishings to a musical half man half bull was all bull. - Author: Don Roff
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#94. These things don't just come, arrive and settle like a bird picking up a few bits of crumbs. They develop. I think the best word for these things is develop. They develop because of the human beings who just happen to be there at the time. - Author: Patrick Macnee
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#95. Picking your own jobs means you get to exercise your own ethics. But ethics isn't a science. Which is to say... You do your best... But that doesn't make you right. - Author: Nathan Edmondson
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#96. If I have to be a monotheist, y'know pick one, I'm picking vodka, it goes well with everything, all occasions. - Author: Doug Stanhope
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#97. Choosing my favorite moment in journalism would be like picking a favorite among my children. I can't pick one favorite. - Author: Bill Keller
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#98. I end not far from my going forth
By picking the faded blue
Of the last remaining aster flower
To carry again to you. - Author: Robert Frost
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#99. Picking other people's brains is an art worth cultivating. - Author: Jessica Mitford
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#100. And extracting one molecule's signature in spectral analysis from the rest of the signatures is hard work, sort of like picking out the sound of your toddler's voice in a roomful of screaming children during playtime. It's hard, but you can do it. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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