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#1. Many prominent scientists - including Darwin, Einstein, and Planck - have considered the concept of God very seriously. What are your thoughts on the concept of God and on the existence of God? - Author: Christian B. Anfinsen
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#2. Global warming is the most prominent form of mass hysteria raging across the world today. - Author: Doug Casey
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#3. It is possible for the most obscure person in a church, with a heart right toward God, to exercise as much power for the evangelization of the world, as it is for those who stand in the most prominent positions. - Author: John R. Mott
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#4. Hon Editor Cale Fluhart was a power politically fer years, but he never got prominent enough t' have his speeches garbled. - Author: Kin Hubbard
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#5. As a prominent conservative told me that year, "We need to go out into the wilderness for a long time, and figure out how we can one day return. - Author: Azadeh Moaveni
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#6. It's a truism that denials never quite catch up with charges. Honest journalists who may have mistakenly printed false information know that the most prominent retraction never quite undoes the damage done by the original publication. - Author: Tom Wicker
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#7. It was done with respect for both tradition and the full array of Nazi panoply. The mood was jovial at the May 1938 laying of the VW factory's cornerstone as Hitler tried his Beetle's rear seating. Robert Ley and Ferdinand Porsche were the most prominent of those behind him. - Author: Karl Ludvigsen
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#8. The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be. - Author: Lao-Tzu
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#9. In all highly civilised communities Pretence is prominent, and sooner or later invades the regions of Literature. - Author: James Payn
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#10. As yet, Bernard Shaw hasn't become prominent enough to have any enemies, but none of his friends like him. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#11. I loved so many things about him: that his fingers were always stained with paint or charcoal; his casual sense of humor and that he was loyal, to the end - even when I had lied so many times. He pursed his lips, highlighting his high and prominent cheekbones. - Author: Rebecca Maizel
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#12. I love the 'Walking Dead,' but I don't wanna be an actual prominent character on the show. I just wanna be a zombie. - Author: Liana Liberato
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#13. I had no style when I was 17! I look at teenagers now and say, 'I wish I'd looked like them when I was that age.' I had no style whatsoever, but style also wasn't as prominent as it is today. I was just very laid back, usually wearing jeans and tank tops and flip flops. - Author: Candace Cameron Bure
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#14. I create my own reality. And I'm not the only one. My reality is becoming more prominent. - Author: Valerie June
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#15. Some women were appointed to labor positions normally held by men and became trusted confidantes of male numbers bankers, using this affiliation with prominent policy men to thrive in male-dominated arenas. - Author: LaShawn Harris
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#16. I felt I never needed to fight for a more prominent songwriting and increased vocal role with the Cars. - Author: Benjamin Orr
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#17. That's driven by any number of factors, the most prominent of which have been the combat experience of two major campaigns - one in Afghanistan and the other in Iraq - and the ongoing demands of the global war on terrorism. - Author: Stephen Cambone
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#18. I thought my nose was too prominent so I had this corrected via plastic surgery in 1959. - Author: Marie Windsor
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#19. I would like to believe that lazy people are people not having a prominent goodness but a deeply ingrained one. - Author: Ashutosh Gupta
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#20. In sport, Americans are prominent in the Premier League - both on and off the pitch. - Author: Louis Susman
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#21. This being so, it follows that mythology ought not to take the prominent place that is too often assigned to it in the scientific study of ancient faiths. - Author: William Robertson Smith
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#22. There is always a danger that those who are less obviously and traditionally important, prominent, or powerful will be left out of the history of human experience. - Author: Chloe Schama
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#23. Evolutionary psychology has often been a field whose most prominent practitioners get embroiled in controversy - witness the 2010 case of Harvard professor Marc Hauser, whose graduate students came forward to say he'd been faking evidence for years. - Author: Annalee Newitz
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#24. I am convinced that UFOs exist because I've seen one ... - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#25. For a century after the reign of Frederick, Prussia remained the most prominent Germanic state in Europe. - Author: Kelly Miller
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#26. When a New York attorney general brings a lawsuit against a prominent business person, there are two things you can count on out of that office - lots of political bluster and little accountability. - Author: Kenneth Langone
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#27. I know, in India, specially in Bollywood and the sports fraternity, there is a lot of negative media attention on prominent public figures. - Author: Leander Paes
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#28. I took in a breath. I couldn't believe that I had, again, run into Ethan Deveraux, the son of a prominent head of S.O.U.L. What were the chances? - Author: Nicole Gulla
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#29. Not the least misfortune in a prominent falsehood is the fact that tradition is apt to repeat it for truth. - Author: Hosea Ballou
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#30. Even the highest forms of sacrificial worship present much that is repulsive to modern ideas, and in particular it requires an effort to reconcile our imagination to the bloody ritual which is prominent in almost every religion which has a strong sense of sin. - Author: William Robertson Smith
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#31. Two historical figures play prominent roles in this book: a pair of priests who lived centuries apart but who were tied together by fate. During the seventeenth century, Father Athanasius Kircher was known as the Leonardo da Vinci of the Jesuit Order. - Author: James Rollins
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#32. But prominent families, often forget a simple truth, I've found.
Knowledge is power. - Author: George R R Martin
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#33. Israel has many hopes, and faces extreme dangers. The most prominent danger is Iran, which is making every effort to acquire nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, and establishing an enormous terror network together with Syria in Lebanon. - Author: Ariel Sharon
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#34. Art was a way of life in my family. My grandfather, N.C. Wyeth, who died a year before I was born, had been a prominent painter. So was my father, Andrew. My two aunts and two of my uncles also earned a living as painters. - Author: Jamie Wyeth
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#35. Romanian movies are not made the same as American movies are, only because it's newer there. For instance, cigarettes, over there, are much more prominent, and Americans aren't used to that. - Author: Kristen Bell
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#36. Whoever would understand the character of Washington, in all its compass and grandeur, must learn it from his own writings, and from a complete history of his country during the long period in which he was the most prominent actor. - Author: Jared Sparks
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#37. The "Sabrina" neckline of Audrey's long sheath dress was designed by her friend Hubert de Givenchy to hide her prominent collarbone. - Author: Luca Dotti
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#38. People are already talking about the next presidential election. There's stories all over about who might run. At a recent speech, a prominent Democrat said that Hillary Clinton should not run because she can't win. Immediately after the speech, Hillary told her husband to shut up. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#39. Occasionally she would come to church, stalking unconcernedly up the aisle to a prominent seat. She never put on hat or shoes on such occasions, but when she wanted to be especially grand she powdered face, arms and legs with flour! - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#40. My mother's a psychologist, my stepfather's a psychologist, my stepmother is a therapist and my dad's a lawyer. So it was all prominent in my life. I don't know anyone who doesn't know someone on some form of prescription medicine. - Author: Zach Braff
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#41. Gall 3rst had this idea as a young boy when he
noticed that those of his classmates who excelled at
memorizing school assignments had prominent eyes. - Author: KANDEL
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#42. Negative views of Pakistan expressed by prominent members of the global business community are taken more seriously by government functionaries than are appeals by human rights groups. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#43. If you hear a "prominent" economist using the word 'equilibrium,' or 'normal distribution,' do not argue with him; just ignore him, or try to put a rat down his shirt. - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#44. Due to some mental hiccup I can't explain, when I think of God, I picture Hugh Hefner: a thin, angular man with a prominent chin in a maroon smoking jacket. - Author: Jonathan Tropper
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#45. Humans have wandered the Earth for thousands of years but never has our capacity to alter the Earth's ecosystem at a larger scale been more prominent than it is today. - Author: Kat Lahr
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#46. For those women sin against God when they rub their skin with ointments, stain their cheeks with rouge, and make their eyes prominent with antimony. To them, I suppose, the artistic skill of God is displeasing! - Author: Tertullian
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#47. Intervention continues to be a prominent dimension of the post-cold war world. - Author: Mike Jackson
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#48. Any one prominent in affairs can always see when a man may steal a horse and when a man may not look over a hedge. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#49. I got four volumes of the letters and speeches of Oliver Cromwell. He is prominent among the great unread, and treated so oddly by history that I wanted to hear his side of things. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#50. Well, what does "good" mean anyway ... ? As Wittgenstein suggested, "good," like "game," has a family of meanings. Prominent among them is this one: "meets the criteria or standards of assessment or evaluation. - Author: John Searle
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#51. Come, drunks and drug-takers; come perverts unnerved!
Receive the laurel, given, though late, on merit; to whom
and wherever deserved.
Parochial punks, trimmers, nice people, joiners true-blue,
Get the hell out of the way of the laurel. It is deathless
And it isn't for you. - Author: Louise Bogan
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#52. The conception that, instead of this, contemporary society is at or near a turning point is very prominent in the views of a school of social scientists who, though they are still comparatively few, are getting more and more of a hearing. - Author: Talcott Parsons
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#53. I know the name of Turkey's leading avant-guard publication. I know that John Quincy Adams married for money. I know that Bud Abbott was a double-crosser, that absentee ballots are very popular in Ireland, and that dwarves have prominent buttocks. - Author: A. J. Jacobs
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#54. On the other hand, in a society whose communication component is becoming more prominent day by day, both as a reality and as an issue, it is clear that language assumes a new importance. - Author: Jean-Francois Lyotard
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#55. Sweden is a small country and, well, our family's pretty prominent in that world, I guess. And I really didn't like the sound of just being 'the fourth acting Skarsgard.' - Author: Bill Skarsgard
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#56. You are the sum total of your dominating or most prominent thoughts. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#57. Just as TurboTax simplified much of the tax process, so has the colossally scary legal process been reduced to a kinder, gentler series of mouse clicks and 'Continue' buttons by LegalZoom, the online leader that has become so prominent in its market that it's practically a generic. - Author: Lynda Resnick
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#58. Prominent Christians in Constantine's time waited to be baptized until their deathbeds lest they commit a "major"sin that couldn't be forgiven of those already baptized. Others felt anyone who did anything to avoid martyrdom were apostates had no valid subsequent ministry. - Author: Thomas F. Madden
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#59. Happiness comes when you are doing something because you really love to do it, and not because it gives you riches or makes you a prominent person. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#60. We may be certain that whatever God has made prominent in His Word, He intended to be conspicuous in our lives. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#61. If you want to be prominent, get out and try for something. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#62. Malice delights to blacken the characters of prominent men. - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#63. So far I haven't really been prominent enough to get critical attention focused on me. So, of course, I fully expect bad reviews, but I will be wracked with misery as a result. - Author: Emily Mortimer
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#64. I've never been interested in self-promotion and that side of politics; and if that means people judge that you're less prominent than others, that's a choice I've been willing to make. - Author: Douglas Alexander
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#65. If a white cloth is stained even with a small spot, the stain appears very ugly indeed. So the smallest fault of a holy man becomes painfully prominent. - Author: Ramakrishna
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#66. We further decree that the Senate of the United States elect a prominent Democrat as their presiding officer, to act as President until the next election, and to reconstruct the Cabinet according to our wishes hereafter to be declared. - Author: Joshua A. Norton
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#67. The current moral decay perceived in society has often been blamed on the lack of God in the public schools. During the Great Depression God was prominent in the schools, hence She must have caused the depression. Challenge my logic. - Author: Eric Welch
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#68. I think we all suffer from guilt at some point in our lives, but for the most part I never really regret, and I try to always remain positive. Yes, I think that those issues are very interesting to play in a character, and they're prominent issues in life, and I think people can relate to them. - Author: Channing Tatum
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#69. Several prominent Saudis have told me that King Fahd at the time was nearing a decision to permit women to drive but was forced to back off by the furious public reaction - Author: Thomas W. Lippman
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#70. How did we let an ideological resistance to inquiry become such a prominent part of our society? - Author: Bill Nye
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#71. I am not optimistic, but I've never been optimistic about humankind or America. The evidence never looks good in terms of forces for good actually becoming prominent. - Author: Cornel West
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#72. I think of him as part tiger. He's languid to the point of appearing almost lazy, and yellow or green, those eyes are framed by ridiculous lashes, set in a strong face with prominent cheekbones, full lips, and a sensuous smile. - Author: Ella James
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#73. The draperies that clothe figures must show that they are inhabited by these figures, enveloping them neatly to show the posture and motion of such figures, and avoiding the confusion of many folds, especially over the prominent parts, so that these may be evident - Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
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#74. I have been told by a member of the board of one of Canada's most prominent literary magazines that a submission of mine once caused a great deal of controversy. - Author: John Barton
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#75. I do believe babies are born potty-trained. They're born knowing and are able to give subtle signals that become very prominent if you reinforce them. - Author: Mayim Bialik
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#76. The outlaw, the revolutionary, the cabbalist or member of a secret society, indeed heretics of all kinds are of a highly associative if not sociable disposition, and a certain element of play is prominent in all their doings. - Author: Johan Huizinga
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#77. the most prominent feature on his face was his eyebrows. Long and thick, they looked as if a calligrapher had lost control when he drew them. - Author: Weina Dai Randel
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#78. He was convinced that, as a duck is so made that it must live in water, so God had made him such that he must spend thirty thousand rubles a year and always occupy a prominent position in society. He - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#79. But maybe because the dot-com world gives people positions at a younger age, and many women are prominent in this business, it will help change the view about who can run big companies. - Author: Christie Hefner
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#80. He lay watching the kid. He was from a prominent Kentucky family and had attended Transylvania College and like many another young man of his class he'd gone west because of a woman. - Author: Cormac McCarthy
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#81. Misconceptions play a prominent role in my view of the world. - Author: George Soros
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#82. His (Lloyd Kaufman) string of low-budget, lowbrow horror comedies stretching back to the '80s has been cited as influence by Peter Jackson, the Farrelly Brothers, Quentin Tarantino, Takashi Miike, and Guillermo Del Toro, just to cite a few prominent examples. - Author: Lou Lumenick
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#83. In times of disorder and stress, the fanatics play a prominent role; in times of peace, the critics. Both are shot after the revolution. - Author: Edmund Wilson
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#84. Every film you're commissioned to write is all about an arc; usually, the arc is that the world creates a change in the character, usually for the better. To not have an arc, the messages and ideas in the film became more prominent. - Author: Dan Gilroy
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#85. The mathematics of Malthus? A quick Internet search led him to information about a prominent nineteenth-century English mathematician and demographist named Thomas Robert Malthus, who had famously predicted an eventual global collapse due to overpopulation. - Author: Dan Brown
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#86. The period 1924 to 1929 was spent studying chemistry at the Czech Institute of Technology in Prague, Czechoslovakia. The supervisor of my thesis was Professor Emil Votocek, one of the prominent founders of chemical research in Czechoslovakia. - Author: Vladimir Prelog
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#87. But even after the first week, when Hart got out of the presidential race because of the Washington Post's threat to reveal a long-term relationship Hart had apparently been having with a prominent Washington woman, the media continued to embellish my past. - Author: Donna Rice
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#88. There's a flip side to having prominent public intellectuals, which is that they start meddling in politics and often with quite disastrous results. - Author: Will Self
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#89. Missouri remains a low tax, efficiently run state, according to all prominent national rankings. - Author: Bob Holden
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#90. Death has always had a prominent place in my mind. There are times when I think somebody might kill me. - Author: Dennis Rodman
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#91. Not one black man is prominent in Brazil. The Negroes there are still at the bottom. - Author: Malcolm X
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#92. The history of Canada has been profoundly influenced by the habits of an animal which very fittingly occupies a prominent place on her coat of arms. - Author: Harold Innis
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#93. I joked about every prominent man of my time, but I never met a man I didn't like. - Author: Will Rogers
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#94. The most prominent of them are insurance, hedging, etc. - Author: Saad
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#95. I feel like being into the beat of your own drum has become too prominent in the culture. - Author: Mos Def
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#96. Music and acting are the most prominent. But I don't like to compare them, since they're both very, very important to me. - Author: Zoe Kravitz
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#97. That's the problem with news interviews, you work your tail off to get prominent figures in the news on the radio, but once they've been on, the event passes, the urgency, the issues you talked about evaporate. - Author: Bob Edwards
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#98. Irish is the prominent nationality in the family, but beyond that, I really don't know. I see a lot of artistic or creative influence coming through on my mother's side. - Author: William Wiley
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#99. Canada does a really a phenomenal job of producing music, actors, and entertainers. If you look at the number of people we have in our country relative to the number of people that are prominent in the entertainment industry, it's pretty impressive. - Author: Stephen Amell
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#100. It's very lonely being a prominent black intellectual at an institution where you're the only prominent black intellectual. That was the model that was followed in the late 60s when black studies started. You'd get one here and one there and one here, like Johnny Appleseed. - Author: Henry Louis Gates
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