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Top 100 Quotes About Positions

#1. The writers in the newspapers could sounds smart because they did not have the responsibilities of decision, and they could sound bold by enunciating positions which they were not required to implement. - Author: Elton Trueblood
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#2. ...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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#3. Throw your soldiers into positions whence there is no escape, and they will prefer death to flight. If they will face death, there is nothing they may not achieve. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#4. I don't feel political most of the time. Sometimes I'm placed in positions because no one else will go there. - Author: K'naan
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#5. Transformation always and necessarily calls for a transformation of oneself and one's environment. But I don't see that happening. People are stuck with their own positions that never change. - Author: Yasuhiko Kimura
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#6. Critical thinking requires reflection and analysis of various viewpoints. This does not mean that all positions are correct - not at all! This simply means that one should avoid willed ignorance, and instead carefully analyze all arguments. - Author: Van Jacob E. Vleet
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#7. Some in management positions operate as if they are in a tree of monkeys. They make sure that everyone at the top of the tree looking down sees only smiles. But all too often, those at the bottom looking up see only asses. - Author: Simon Sinek
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#8. Beautiful women, wealth, sensations, celebrity, substances capable of distorting my perception, and even forcing my body into positions ready for the covers of important yoga magazines - I pursued them all, some wholeheartedly, but none would satisfy my real longing. - Author: Rod Stryker
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#9. I'm kind of an evangelical atheist. - Author: Brian Eno
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#10. With Bolshoi technique, the movements are quite large, the jumps are big, and I'm a tall dancer, so I've learned to use my height more, to elongate my moves, jumps and positions. I'm physically using my body more to my advantage. - Author: David Hallberg
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#11. People in positions of power and privilege have a duty to perform at a higher level. If not them, then who? - Author: Kathleen Parker
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#12. I think anyone about to leave one job not surprisingly would use their knowledge, their experience, their skills drawn from their previous positions to try and earn a living in the future. That's what happens in all interviews. - Author: Geoff Hoon
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#13. They didn't change positions, they just moved the players around. - Author: Terry Venables
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#14. When people campaign for positions, they promise people all kinds of things. - Author: Hugh Masekela
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#15. In this court the parties changed positions as nimbly as if dancing a quadrille. - Author: Robert H. Jackson
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#16. If Pakistan feels Indian positions are pre-conditions, then there will be no talks. - Author: Sushma Swaraj
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#17. I'm a relatively shy person, but I love being challenged and putting myself in positions that are scary. - Author: Kim Gordon
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#18. Her problem came in the shape of a man with blue eyes, blond stubble on his jaw, and a body made for indecent positions. - Author: Robin Bielman
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#19. The very aspect of religions that many of their critics most fear - that the religiously devout, in the name of their faith, take positions that differ from approved state policy - is one of their strengths. - Author: Stephen L. Carter
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#20. At the end of the day, Americans are not so keen on ideologues, people who have such fixed positions that they can't see any virtue in the other side's point of view. - Author: Robert Dallek
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#21. Our young Marines of today are courageous, willing to make sacrifices, and are marvelous team players. I am confident our Corps, and indeed our Nation, will be in great shape for a long time to come as these people continue to grow and assume greater positions of responsibility. - Author: James T. Conway
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#22. I've resisted pronouncing a sentence before guilt is found. I still have this old-fashioned notion that even with people like Osama, who is very likely to be found guilty, we should do our best not to, in positions of executive power, not to prejudge jury trials. - Author: Howard Dean
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#23. Increase your bets when you are confident and scale down your positions when you don't have conviction. - Author: George Soros
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#24. Some churches, sects, cults, or religious movements are basically collective egoic entities, as rigidly identified with their mental positions as the followers of any political ideology that is closed to any alternative interpretation of reality. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#25. In the United States, commentators recognize that, generally speaking, most people who hold liberal positions over a range of issues will likely vote Democratic, while most people, again generally speaking, who hold conservative positions will vote Republican. - Author: Stockwell Day
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#26. Sometimes I think they should set up an asylum for people like that ... a whole slew of paparazzi defending their positions. - Author: Robin Wright
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#27. is not a manifesto for action, a list of crimes to be avenged, a litany of positions to be reversed or a collection of rights to be wronged. - Author: Sidin Vadukut
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#28. Every day in life we're told who this is and who that is. But when we sit we're all the same when we remove our hat. - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#29. My No. 1 priority, and it always has been this, is keeping our team together and making sure we have the right guys in the right positions to make a run at this for a long time. - Author: Drew Brees
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#30. Taking her slick palm, he flattened it once more. And then with his free hand, he signed against her skin in slow, precise positions:
L.O.V.E.U.4.E.V.E.R - Author: J.R. Ward
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#31. I don't have clear-cut positions. I get baffled by things. I have viewpoints. Sometimes they change. - Author: Annie Lennox
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#32. Chess960 is healthy and good for your chess. If you get into it and not just move the pieces to achieve known positions it really improves your chess vision. - Author: Levon Aronian
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#33. You cannot reason people out of positions they didn't reason themselves into - Author: Ben Goldacre
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#34. Neil Young does throw in a major seven chord here and there, so if you're a new guitar player learning Neil Young songs, you'll learn some seven chords, and some different positions. Nothing too complicated, just enough to kind of open up your knowledge a little bit. - Author: Jesse Harris
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#35. The Communists were interested in getting into key positions as union officers, statisticians, economists, etc., in order to utilize the apparatus of the unions to promote the cause of revolution. - Author: John T. Flynn
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#36. There is nothing wrong with being on the bottom once in awhile, but don't stay there, women! New positions will give you new perspective, and new perspective will give you new experiences, and new experiences will give you a meaningful life. - Author: Toni Sorenson
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#37. In 1968, the situation at Harvard was not one of which we can be proud. In that year, the proportion of minority persons in salary and wage positions was approximately 3 per cent. Virtually no minority workers were employed on Harvard construction projects. - Author: Derek Bok
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#38. Every organization has an allotted number of positions to be filled by misfits. - Author: Owen Marshall
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#39. Political people give speeches and espouse positions declaring that America is the best and strongest nation in the world. - Author: Mike Barnicle
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#40. I think it's pretty obvious that women's stories are not necessarily being told in Hollywood and women are not necessarily being put in the leadership positions they deserve in mainstream film. - Author: Diablo Cody
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#41. I think that people like Bloomberg, they're complete thugs. No question about it. But on the other hand, it must be said that they are politically savvy. They don't get into those positions of power - in the case of Bloomberg, both economic and political power - by being anybody's fool. - Author: Norman Finkelstein
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#42. women are obtaining undergraduate degrees at a far higher rate than men, and women are earning professional and doctorate degrees at a rate greater or nearly equal to that of men, but they are still vastly underrepresented in top leadership positions. - Author: Peter G. Northouse
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#43. Public officials insult our intelligence and our goodwill when they paint rosy pictures about budgets, jobs, bipartisanship, and transparency, and alter their positions on issues simply to keep collecting their paycheck by never disagreeing or disappointing anyone. - Author: Wendy E. Long
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#44. That's one of the challenges of investing in China, is the lack of clarity with respect to tax positions. - Author: Jim Oberweis
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#45. Discipleship does not come from positions of prominence, wealth, or advanced learning. The disciples of Jesus came from all walks of life. - Author: James E. Faust
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#46. The best way to get OVER one is to get UNDER one - Author: Jon R. Michaelsen
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#47. Positions and titles mean absolutely nothing. They're just adornments; they don't represent the substance of anybody. Every person and every job is worth as much as any other person and any other job. - Author: Herb Kelleher
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#48. The world is not interested in titles and positions, all it wants is your creative mind and the genuinity of the work your hands. - Author: Euginia Herlihy
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#49. Watch the growth of middle level management. Don't automatically fill vacant jobs. Leave some positions unfilled for 6-8 months to see what happens. You will find you won't need to fill some of them. - Author: Donald Rumsfeld
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#50. Research conducted throughout the world shows gender balance in top positions contributes to improved competitiveness and better business performance. - Author: Beth Brooke
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#51. People.. especially people in positions of power.. have invested a tremendous amount of effort and time to get to where they are. They really don't want to hear that we're on the wrong path, that we've got to shift gears and start thinking differently. - Author: David Suzuki
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#52. With regard to freedom of expression there are basically two positions: you defend it vigorously for views you hate, or you reject it in favor of Stalinist/Fascist standards. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#53. The disaster at Johnstown was one that need never have happened and a powerful reminder that it can be terribly dangerous, even perilous, to assume that because people hold positions of responsibility they are therefore acting responsibly. - Author: David McCullough
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#54. You will already have noticed how often Capablanca repeated moves, often returning to positions which he had had before. This is not lack of deciciveness or slowness, but the employment of a basic endgame principle which is 'Do not hurry'. - Author: Alexander Kotov
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#55. A legitimate plurality of positions has yielded to an undifferentiated pluralism, based upon the assumption that all positions are equally valid, which is one of today's most widespread symptoms of the lack of confidence in truth. - Author: Pope John Paul II
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#56. Self-rule means that China must stop its intensive effort to colonize Tibet with Chinese settlers and must allow Tibetans to hold responsible positions in the government of Tibet. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#57. If more people were actively engaged in advocating their positions I think we'd have a better society. - Author: Jeb Bush
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#58. And yet, as Verena watched her turn back to the dusting, she had the curious sensation that positions had been reversed in the oddest fashion. The girl was the one telling her to go away, it was her house and Verena was the maid. - Author: Kate Williams
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#59. I wasn't making music consciously when I was younger. I was a musician, but that has its own stigmas. Anywhere on the planet, it's one of the more undervalued positions. - Author: K'naan
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#60. I certainly know there are people in positions of power in the business who lack imagination and, perhaps as a result of that, think of me as 'David'. But I wouldn't really want to work with those people, you know? - Author: Michael C. Hall
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#61. I jumped off the wheel of fortune because I wanted to simplify things. Now I've fulfilled my obligations to myself by making my new record. I'd like it to sell millions of copies, but my self - worth is not based on chart positions. - Author: Roland Gift
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#62. The silence of those in positions of influence in the church who know, or have a strong suspicion, that being gay is a nonpathological minority variant in the human condition drives me crazy, far crazier than I am driven by any loud-mouthed purveyor of hateful nonsense. - Author: James Alison
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#63. War provides an outlet for every evil element in man's nature. It enfranchises cupidity and greed gives a charter to petty tyranny, glorifies cruelty and places in positions of power the vulgar and base. - Author: C.E.M. Joad
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#64. I was the first - I was extremely unpopular with the establishment of the United States, particularly the New York Times was always an enemy, and Time magazine, off and on, the enemy, because I said things and took positions that other people didn't do. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#65. There is more respect to be won in the opinion of this world by a resolute and courageous liquidation of unsound positions than by the most stubborn pursuit of extravagant or unpromising objectives. - Author: George F. Kennan
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#66. Anyone who wishes to learn how to play chess well must make himself or herself thoroughly conversant with the play in positions where the players have castled on opposite sides. - Author: Alexander Kotov
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#67. So it was with court jesters in the Middle Ages; they could alert the king to dangers that the ministers would not dare to comment on because they were afraid of losing their positions. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#68. I think the time is right for organizing and to give Blacks more political - the progressive Blacks, you have to make a distinction - participation, more Blacks in more authoritative positions, in more electoral political positions. But we want the right ones. - Author: Huey Newton
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#69. In any business, the more you learn, the more sympathetic you can be to other people's positions. - Author: Peter Asher
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#70. [On women in previously all-male fields:] I think it will change in a lot of workplaces. I'm not so sure it will ever change on Capitol Hill until more women are in powerful positions. Because this is the last plantation for men. - Author: Andrea Mitchell
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#71. An ordinary man would have been unable to maintain his balance there, to say nothing of holding on with such narrow support. But the Green Lama had held more difficult positions, according to the Yoga, for hours. - Author: Kendell Foster Crossen
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#72. Insanity and psychosis can no longer be respected as meaningful [terms] - but are used by limited individuals in positions of social power to describe ways of behaving and thinking that are alien, threatening, and obscure to them. - Author: Seymour Krim
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#73. Earn the Right - Ensure you put this chunk of Sales Tetris in place first and all the other pieces just take their own positions naturally. - Author: Chris Murray
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#74. Essential characteristics of a gentleman: The will to put himself in the place of others; the horror of forcing others into positions from which he would himself recoil; and the power to do what seems to him to be right without considering what others may say or think. - Author: John Galsworthy
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#75. Like so many other pathological personalities in positions of power a million years ago, he might do almost anything on impulse, feeling nothing much. The logical explanations for his actions, invented at leisure, always came afterwards. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#76. I was always writing scripts, and I had made several shorts, before and after film school. But I worked a variety of temp positions over the years. - Author: Geoffrey S. Fletcher
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#77. All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions. - Author: Adlai E. Stevenson II
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#78. Young people - there's been very little places in positions of authority in law enforcement for young people's skill sets, but the truth is we need them. - Author: Patricia Arquette
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#79. I am a believer in the evolutionary process, and yet I have sympathy for the friends of mine who are creationists. I don't find the positions incompatible. - Author: John Rhys-Davies
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#80. If you didn't voice your opinion, [Steve Jobs] would mow you down," said Cook. "He takes contrary positions to create more discussion, because it may lead to a better result. So if you don't feel comfortable disagreeing, then you'll never survive. - Author: Walter Isaacson
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#81. And I shall always hold myself more obliged to those by whose favour I enjoy uninterrupted leisure than to any who might offer me the most honourable positions in the world. - Author: Rene Descartes
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#82. Of course, politicians always say they're just describing their opponents' positions, even if they are in fact offering absurd caricatures, if not outright lies. - Author: James Surowiecki
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#83. I did not distinguish the successive theories of which that uncertainty was composed any more than, when we watch a horse running, we isolate the successive positions of its body as they appear upon a bioscope. But - Author: Marcel Proust
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#84. We should never wish our children or friends to do what we would not do ourselves if we were in their positions. We must accept righteous sacrifices as well as make them. - Author: George MacDonald
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#85. Once we increase the proportion of women in technical roles, the challenge is to retain them and ease the transition to senior positions. - Author: Vivek Wadhwa
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#86. Nobody is rewarded for occupying a position, but for becoming effective in the position occupied. If you occupy a position, you must have the weight of influence in order to matter! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#87. In modern praxis lost positions are salvaged most often when the play is highly complicated with many sharp dynamic variations to be calculated. - Author: Leonid Shamkovich
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#88. Because not everyone can take charge of his or her destiny, those who do rise to positions of authority have a responsibility to those whose daily work keeps the enterprise running, not only to steer the correct course but to make sure no one is left behind. - Author: Howard Schultz
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#89. Entropy is not about speeds or positions of particles, the way temperature and pressure and volume are, but about our lack of information. - Author: Hans Christian Von Baeyer
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#90. As far as he was concerned, there were only two good positions for a human. A female on her back. And a male facedown not breathing. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#91. Chart positions are for people with manbags who get to work at 11 A.M. because they've been at a digital meeting. - Author: Noel Gallagher
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#92. The corporations have become our government. They're not just influential. Department by department, you name it, they put their people in high government positions, they have 10,000 PACs and 35,000 lobbyists, so there's no more opening to be heard. - Author: Ralph Nader
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#93. I believe it is the responsibility and duty of those in high-profile positions to give a voice to people whose voices cannot be heard. - Author: Donatella Versace
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#94. The Secret Service has announced it is doubling its protection for John Kerry. You can understand why - with two positions on every issue, he has twice as many people mad at him. - Author: Jay Leno
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#95. When people are placed in positions slightly above what they expect, they are apt to excel. - Author: Richard Branson
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#96. Everyone, I understand your positions. We have procedures. Skipping those procedures means risk. Risk means trouble for your department. But now isn't the time to cover our asses. We have to take risks or Mark Watney dies. - Author: Andy Weir
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#97. My teammates have put me in all different kinds of positions to score goals, and I can't say it enough, and I really through and through believe it in my heart that I'm only as good as my teammates allow me to be. - Author: Abby Wambach
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#98. We have no intention of abandoning the American people to unproven theories and extreme positions. We're the people party and we're going to stick up for the people. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#99. My love is like the light and warmth of the sun. It never changes. It never disappears even when you change your positions and perceptions. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#100. I have led the way for moving women from traditional roles to strategic positions and inspired girls and women throughout Africa to seek leadership positions. - Author: Dalia Grybauskaite
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