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Top 100 Quotes About Portable

#1. Opportunity expands when there is excellence and choice in education, when taxes are lowered, when every citizen has affordable, portable health insurance and when constitutional freedoms are preserved. - Author: Mitt Romney
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#2. Whatever people thought the first time they held a portable phone the size of a shoe in their hands, it was nothing like where we are now, accustomed to having all knowledge at our fingertips. - Author: Nancy Gibbs
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#3. During World War II, the Nazis put their victims into gas chambers and then incinerated them in ovens. While the Nazis took their victims to the incinerators, those who possess and threaten to use nuclear weapons plan to take these weapons - these portable incinerators - to the victims. - Author: David Krieger
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#4. The Encyclopedia Planaria, in forty-four volumes, is not portable, and after all, what is entirely reliable unless it's dead? - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#5. Thankfully, memories were portable, and they only weighed as much as we let them. - Author: V.L. Dreyer
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#6. I had discarded pride, that useless burden of self-importance I had carried around like my portable vanity with its broken mirror. - Author: Amy Tan
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#7. I now have a home recording studio, which I can operate entirely on my own, as well as a portable version of the same which allows me to record anywhere I like and simply swap out the hard drives for use in the home studio. - Author: Clint Black
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#8. I'm portable. I carry a laptop and a little recording studio on my back. - Author: Abbie Cornish
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#9. After about fourth grade, I do remember borrowing my mother's old portable Olivetti and typing stories out on the back of photocopies of journal articles. - Author: Ann Leckie
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#10. I don't have a computer. I am the Luddite of rock'n'roll, I don't have a portable phone. I write things down. - Author: Elton John
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#11. The breeze carried snatches of music from a large portable radio on the grass: a sugary song of love either lost or about to be. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#12. Mom and Dad were bibliophiles. Dad shared his father's love of westerns, Mom favored the likes of Zelazny and Heinlein, Howard and Burroughs. We owned several hundred books stored in trunks that comprised our portable library. - Author: Laird Barron
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#13. We're going to create a portable handheld environment, and you should expect the same things you've always expected from Playstation - a great quality product, versatility, great value to the consumer. - Author: Ian Jackson
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#14. Posterity preserves only what will pack into small compass. Jewels are handed down from age to age; less portable valuables disappear. - Author: Arthur Penrhyn Stanley
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#15. Typography tended to alter language from a means of perception and exploration to a portable commodity. - Author: Marshall McLuhan
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#16. He [Hemingway] used a stand-up work place he had fashioned out of the top of of a bookcase near his bed. His portable typewriter was snugged in there and papers were spread along the top of the bookcase on either side of it. He used a reading board for longhand writing. - Author: A. E. Hotchner
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#17. My father gave me an old Olympia portable when I was in fourth grade. Our ancestors came from Ireland. Our family stories of immigration helped me understand more about my characters in 'The Lemon Orchard.' - Author: Luanne Rice
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#18. The little dragon turned on Vimes a gaze that would be guaranteed to win it the award for Dragon the Judges would Most Like to Take Home and Use as a Portable Gas Lighter. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#19. A human being: an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing. - Author: Christopher Morley
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#20. The idea of reputation, influence, and influencers in the offline world is as old as the hills. It's not new on the web either, but semantic search is creating a portable sense of identity, reputation, and influence that in the days before it simply did not exist. And this is changing everything - Author: David Amerland
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#21. The great thing about small children is they're portable, so we take them everywhere, but when it comes to 2015, Zachary's going to school, and I want to be there to drop him off and pick him up. I don't want to just be the father who reads them a bedtime story. - Author: Elton John
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#22. By the practice of meditation, you will find that you are carrying within your heart a portable paradise. - Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
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#23. Second, we're spending a huge amount of money on technology so that everyone can check out laptops and portable phones. We're spending more money to write our existing information into databases or onto CD-ROM. - Author: Jay Chiat
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#24. I was mugged when I was 12. I had a portable radio, and I ran into this building and these two guys came in and hit me, busted me up and took the radio. After that I was very paranoid and I started taking kung fu and karate. But I didn't want to fight. - Author: Freddie Prinze
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#25. You keep picking me up and carting me around," she muttered. "You know, when I'm not injured or drunk on my ass, I do have two perfectly functional feet."
"You are just so magnificently portable," he told her. - Author: Thea Harrison
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#26. Easily acquired. Inexpensive. Perfectly functional. Portable. Identifiable. Disposable. Eternal enough. These are my criteria for the perfect storage system. And I've found the answer in the simple file box. - Author: Twyla Tharp
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#27. At this late hour a wagon has been procured, and I have had it filled with plate and the most valuable portable articles, belonging to the house. - Author: Dolley Madison
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#28. The way I see it, if you declare something portable, you'll always be wrong, and if you declare it non-portable, you'll always be right. - Author: Larry Wall
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#29. The constitution has thus ended up not as Japan's ultimate governing legal document, but in the grand political Japanese tradition as a somewhat blurred and compromised token of legitimacy, hoisted about erratically like a portable shrine by competing contenders for power. - Author: R. Taggart Murphy
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#30. I pecked my stories out two-fingered on the Remington portable typewriter my mother had bought me. I had begged for it when I was ten. - Author: Octavia E. Butler
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#31. We control health and pathogenicity by complex multi-speciated relationships through symbiosis and synergy. Portable shelters for livestock, along with electric fencing, insure hygienic and sanitary housing and lounging areas, not to mention clean air, sunshine, and exercise. - Author: Joel Salatin
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#32. The ark was like a portable computer hard drive and Noah was a one-man Geek Squad, and he dumped God's most important files onto it before he zorched the virus-ridden computer that was the world. - Author: BikeSnobNYC
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#33. We're talking about a world where the PC is no longer the center, but just a devicewhere your new devices need to be more portable, more personal. - Author: Tim Cook
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#34. Coal is a portable climate. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#35. Teachers are not supposed to be repositories of information which they dish out. That is from an age when there were no other repositories of information, other than books or teachers, neither of which were portable. A lot of my big task is retraining these teachers. - Author: Sugata Mitra
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#36. You shrunk and bottled in a glass jar, you're a portable saint. Knowing you is like knowing Jesus. There are billions of us and only one of you so I don't expect much from you personally. There are no answers to my life. But I'm touched by you and fulfilled just by believing. - Author: Chris Kraus
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#37. money: a unit of account, a store of value - portable power. - Author: Niall Ferguson
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#38. My perfect day is constantly changing. Right now, it would be to lie around in a hammock reading with a portable phone and a table of food next to it. I would spend all day there. And that's all that I can possibly come up with on the spur of the moment. - Author: Eric Stoltz
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#39. Traveler's heart. Never settled long in one place. Like a portable fire. - Author: Matsuo Basho
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#40. I'm looking for a full-time portable heat generator. Must be willing to travel. If you don't snuggle, you must cuddle - at a world champion level. - Author: Jarod Kintz
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#41. I'm as much my own master as anyone can be, without being the master of others. I can write anywhere - all I need is a couple of hours of solitude and a computer, and I can write a chapter. Since my work is portable, I can live anywhere I like. - Author: Stuart Woods
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#42. It is an advantage to all narrow wisdom and narrow morals that their maxims have a plausible air; and, on a cursory view, appear equal to first principles. They are light and portable. They are as current as copper coin; and about as valuable. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#43. Jobs planned the iPod to be the first of a new generation of portable post-PC devices, but that secret was invisible to most people. - Author: Peter Thiel
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#44. Portable designs have the power to transform unused public spaces into dynamic environments that build and invite communal experiences. - Author: David Rockwell
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#45. Tex shrink-wrapped a dealer's BMW. Wrapped the whole
thing in plastic wrap and then used a portable blow drier on it
to tighten the plastic. Word
has it, it was several layers deep. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#46. They told us to buy duct tape and portable radios so that if the world does end, we can all listen to Rush Limbaugh blame it on Clinton. - Author: Bill Maher
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#47. The avalanche of prefabbed, precooked, often portable food into every corner of American society represents the most dramatic nutritional shift in human history. - Author: Melanie Warner
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#48. Switzerland is a land where crime is virtually unknown, yet most Swiss males are required by law to keep in their homes what amounts to a portable, personal machine gun. - Author: Tom Clancy
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#49. Nothing endures unless it has first been transposed into a myth, and the great advantage of myths is that they are ladies with portable roots. - Author: Anais Nin
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#50. Yes, I actually have a portable fly-tying kit in my vest. I spent hours putting it all together, with a special emphasis on midge materials as well as enough fur and feathers to whip out a half dozen of virtually every conceivable dry pattern nature can throw at me. I have used it once, in 1993. - Author: Jack Ohman
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#51. I had a portable 8-track player under all my ramps, cranking one of my four 8-tracks - Cars/'Candy-O,' Ramones/'Road To Ruin,' Cheap Trick/'Heaven Tonight' and the first Devo record. I don't remember skating without music. - Author: Jeff Ament
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#52. Fewer and fewer Americans possess objects that have a patina, old furniture, grandparents pots and pans - the used things, warm with generations of human touch, essential to a human landscape. Instead, we have our paper phantoms, transistorized landscapes. A featherweight portable museum. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#53. I can be whatever it takes to be a folksinger. Folk music to me, if we had to have a definition, is portable music. A lot of what I do is flash, gesture, athletics, but what it comes down to is getting across a melody that will help it stick to your ribs, and being able to take it from town to town. - Author: Vance Gilbert
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#54. Painters strike me as having warm uncomplicated friendships and probably more natural generosity than the practitioners of any other art. Perhaps this is because painting is such a portable, flexible thing. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#56. Perhaps being a parent has changed career more in that you ask yourself how long you'll be away from home. My eldest child is approaching school age so that becomes more important. They're less portable. - Author: Cate Blanchett
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#57. The demand for digital textbooks has increased since its introduction to the marketplace. As students become more familiar with them and computers get faster, larger and more portable, this product will gain in popularity. - Author: Jeff Cohen
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#58. I've got a radio that occasionally I listen to. It's portable. It's got an antenna. I've put a piece of aluminum foil on it that gives me a little bit better reception. And a refrigerator. - Author: Burt Shavitz
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#59. With my portable recording system, I didn't feel like I was listening as a distant observer; rather, I had been sucked into a new space - becoming an integral part of the experience itself. - Author: Bernie Krause
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#60. Don't you have a television?" She worked her magic and turned on the news. Not pointing out that one of the remotes he'd been trying to use was her portable phone. - Author: Annie Nicholas
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#61. A portable friend to all readers-especia lly but not only women-who need to learn that the Golden Rule works only if it's reversible: We must learn to treat ourselves as well as we wish to treat others. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#62. Said, leaving Langdon and moving several yards to a portable table covered with investigation - Author: Dan Brown
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#63. Remember trust is portable. Wherever you go, it follows you: good or bad. - Author: Bob Reiss
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#64. With portable cameras and affordable data and non-linear digital editing, I think this is a golden age of documentary filmmaking. These new technologies mean we can make complicated, beautifully crafted and cinematic films about real-life stories. - Author: Lucy Walker
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#65. She's really married?" Tallow said to Bat.
"Yeah. Talia's like this Scandinavian Amazon who can break rocks with her boobs. She could fit Scarly in her armpit. Sometimes I think she likes Scarly just because she was the most portable lesbian available. - Author: Warren Ellis
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#66. The Duke said: "Paul, I'm doing a hateful thing, but I must." He stood beside the portable poison snooper that had been brought into the conference room for their breakfast. The thing's sensor arms hung limply over the table, reminding Paul of some weird insect newly dead. The Duke's - Author: Frank Herbert
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#67. But I believe in love, you know; love is a uniquely portable magic. I don't think it's in the stars, but I do believe that blood calls to blood and mind calls to mind and heart to heart. - Author: Stephen King
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#68. Portable property is happiness in a pocketbook. - Author: Jane Austen
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#69. That's why, if I had to name the most important discovery of my life, it would be the portable community of talking circles; groups that gather with all five senses, and allow for consciousness to change. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#70. We should all have the legal right to purchase health insurance from any insurance company in any state, and we should be able use that insurance wherever we live. Health insurance should be portable. - Author: John Mackey
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#71. It looked, at first sight, like a portable windmill that had been attacked by an enormous insect, and at second sight like a touring torture chamber for an Inquisition that wanted to get out and about a bit and enjoy the fresh air. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#72. How do people relate to movies now, when they're on portable devices or streaming them? It's not as much about going to the movies. That experience has changed. - Author: Keanu Reeves
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#73. He had a wonderful talent for packing thought close, and rendering it portable. - Author: Thomas Babington Macaulay
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#74. The Self Is Not Portable
The self is not
portable. It
cannot be packed.
It comes sneaking
back to any place
from which it's
been extracted,
for it is nothing alone.
It is not an entity.
The ratio of self
to home: one part
in seventy. - Author: Kay Ryan
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#75. hung on the rack, besides numerous other small portable articles of vertu that - Author: Various
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#76. The Jews invented a portable religion in the shape of the Bible, the Torah, and eventually the Talmud, and with other portable forms of writing. So it's now possible to carry the religion, that is embedded in that writing, away from the ruins of political and military power. - Author: Simon Schama
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#77. No medicine man these days can afford to be without a portable tape recorder. Without the aid of this modern device, which may be easily concealed in the undergrowth of the jungle, the old tribal authority will rapidly become undermined by the mounting influenece of modern skepticism. - Author: Muriel Spark
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#78. The apothegm is the most portable form of Truth ... It is thus that the proverb answers where the sermon fails, as a well-charged pistol will do more execution than a whole barrel of gunpowder idly expended in the air. - Author: William Gilmore Simms
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#79. In second grade, I told a bunch of kids there was a homeless person living between the portable classrooms outside our school. It caused panic, and the principal had to announce on the P.A. system that no one was living there. I pretended I didn't know who started the rumor. - Author: Alessia Cara
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#80. I'm obsessed with the form of a toolbox. The idea of a portable kit that has everything you might need ignites something inside me. It's like Batman's utility belt. - Author: Adam Savage
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#81. Money is a miraculous thing. It is your personal energy reduced to a portable form and endowed with power you yourself do not possess. It can go where you cannot go; speak languages you cannot speak; lift burdens you cannot touch with your fingers; save lives with which you cannot deal directly. - Author: Harry Emerson Fosdick
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#82. When Kirsten carried out a portable defibrillator the size of a breadbox, I very nearly went into cardiac arrest. Which, let's face it, would probably fall under the category of 'most ironic thing ever'. - Author: Emmett Spain
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#83. Here was the secret of happiness, about which philosophers had disputed for so many ages, at once discovered; happiness might now be bought for a penny, and carried in the waistcoat-pocket; portable ecstasies might be had corked up in a pint-bottle; and peace of mind could be sent down by the mail. - Author: Thomas De Quincey
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#84. I'm hoping that these series, that originally aired in the 80's and 90's, prove to be as entertaining online and on portable devices as they were when first broadcast on network television. - Author: Stephen J. Cannell
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#85. Got you something."
"A portable bath?"
"Better." I pulled out the alien doll. "Made me think of you."
"It looks like you," she said. "I'm going to name it DB. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#86. Android is a major step towards an ethical, user-controlled, free-software portable phone, but there is a long way to go. - Author: Richard Stallman
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#87. Writing a portable OS is not much harder than a nonportable one, and all systems should be written with portability in mind these days. - Author: Andrew S. Tanenbaum
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#88. If you stop referring to my penis as a love truncheon." "Love dart?" "No." "Portable pocket rocket?" Sloane smiled. "Absolutely." The smile vanished. "Not." "How about moisture missile? Peacemaker? Heat seeking missile? - Author: Charlie Cochet
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#89. But this is something new!' said Mrs. Munt, who collected new ideas as a squirrel collects nuts, and was especially attracted by those that are portable. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#90. A work of art when placed in a gallery loses its charge, and becomes a portable object or surface disengaged from the outside world. - Author: Robert Smithson
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#91. That was the overwhelming thing to me, the joy of carrying my portable typewriter to an event and trying to describe it. - Author: Charles Kuralt
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#92. Men have higher body temperatures than women. If your heating goes out in winter, I recommend sleeping next to a man. Men are like portable heaters that snore. - Author: Rita Rudner
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#93. But in all honesty, I would suggest that people who want a modern "free" OS look around for a microkernel-based, portable OS, like maybe GNU or something like that. - Author: Andrew S. Tanenbaum
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#94. Coal lay in ledges under the ground since the Flood, until a laborer with pick and windlass brings it to the surface. We may well call it black diamonds. Every basket is power and civilization. For coal is a portable climate. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#95. Nintendo DS is not standing still. As a tenth serious competitor decides to make a run at Game Boy, DS raises the bar on portable gaming, before they even get started. - Author: Reggie Fils-Aime
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#96. And for almost four hours they sat at the opposite ends of the couch, the portable phonograph on the coffee table before them, their faces lit with silent and sorrowful fascination, listening as the music of a dead world filled the summer night. - Author: Stephen King
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#97. Surely, he was all real things to us: our blue-striped unicorn, our double-lensed burning glass, our consultant genius, our portable conscience, our supercargo and our one full poet. - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#98. Bring market forces to bear on health care insurers. Creating a health care 'exchange,' one of the better ideas included in House Bill 3200, creates affordable, accessible and portable insurance for millions of Americans. - Author: Andrew P. Harris
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#99. Then it is your opinion ... that a man should never-"
-Invest in portable property in a friend?" ... "Certainly he should not. Unless he wants to get rid of the friend- and then it becomes a question how much portable property it may be worth to get rid of him. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#100. Of course, C proved indispensible to the developers of all its alternatives. Dig down through enough implementation layers under any of the other languages surveyed here and you will find a core implemented in pure, portable C - Author: Eric S. Raymond
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