Proximity Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Proximity

#1. Her lips are in close proximity to mine, so of course I have to kiss them. - Author: Colleen Hoover
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#2. It didn't matter that I'd done none of those things. With shame, like horseshoes, proximity counts. - Author: Sarah Dessen
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#3. Success leaves clues, Proximity is power. Love your family, CHOOSE your peers. - Author: Tony Robbins
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#4. Oh, welcome to this world of fools, of pink champagne and swimming pools, where all you have to lose is your virginity. Perhaps you'll have some fun tonight, just stick around and take a bite, of life. We don't need feebleness in this proximity. - Author: Les Claypool
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#5. How love works: Proximity leads to intimacy, and intimacy leads to a relationship. In other words, people who are around each other a lot, get close, and end up hooking up. So it's no great mystery why bosses and secretaries or co-workers or classmates end up dating each other. - Author: Oliver Gaspirtz
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#6. White-on-white crime is a devastation in America like so-called black-on-black crime. It's not black or white-on-white crime. It's proximity murder. - Author: Michael Eric Dyson
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#7. He underlines the solemn truth that even in the highest religious positions men may degenerate into crass materialists living only for today. Proximity to sacred things does not of itself make a man holy. A sacred office may not give rise to sacred thoughts and a godly life. - Author: Leslie Hardinge
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#8. Proximity to power deludes some into thinking they wield it. - Author: Frank Underwood
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#9. The fact that I am no longer tormented by your proximity, or presented with daily evidence of my inability to have the one thing I truly want, has not healed me. It - Author: Jojo Moyes
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#10. I have certainly heard of the Subtle Art of Shutting Up, but I can't say I've practiced it all that much. I greatly prefer the underappreciated genius of Speaking My Mind. I figure if someone doesn't like what I have to say, they shouldn't put their ears in close proximity to my mouth. - Author: Jenny Lundquist
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#11. Proximity bred familiarity, and familiarity bred comfort. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#12. I seem to suffer from a very serious condition called obliviousness by proximity. It causes screaming and the occasional uncontrollable need to stomp stupid wizards for being stupid. - Author: T.J. Klune
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#13. It's funny how much of childhood is about proximity. Like who your best friend is is directly correlated to how close your houses are; who you sit next to in music is all about how close your names are in the alphabet. Such a game of chance. - Author: Jenny Han
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#14. The stage crew usually had the job of approaching fans. Putting himself in close proximity to a hoard of screaming women wasn't his brightest idea. He knew from experience that the first appendage they grabbed for was not your arm, and they didn't grasp lightly. - Author: Eden Summers
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#15. Anything could happen here and who would know? It was a new place to me, but timeless in its own right. Regn had never stood here. All these years since and we'd been so close to 'this' obscurity. Its hidden proximity is what disquieted. - Author: Wheston Chancellor Grove
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#16. Some people think they are in community, but they are only in proximity. True community requires commitment and openness. It is a willingness to extend yourself to encounter and know the other. - Author: David Spangler
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#17. To me, it's important to preserve proximity to the people. I wouldn't do anything pretentious, and nothing that hurts the people who voted for me. Triumphalism isn't my thing. - Author: Francois Hollande
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#18. A soul can create only when alone ... - Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel
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#19. Some teachers are very accessible. They advertise a great deal, they go out into the public. If they're advanced teachers, doubtlessly they are very inaccessible in terms of physical proximity. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#20. I didn't answer. We were not buddies. We could not chat about the proximity of our offices, or football, or forgiveness. - Author: Kimberly Novosel
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#21. What was a kiss without a kiss?
It was a tablecloth tugged from beneath a party service, everything jumbled against everything else in just a few chaotic moments. Fingers in hair. Hands cupping necks. Mouths dragged on cheeks and chins in dangerous proximity. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#22. When you're on tour you definitely don't want lots of arguments. It's very important that everybody gets on because you're in close proximity a great deal of the time. - Author: Joan Armatrading
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#23. I have tried to teach my children to love nature as my parents taught that reverence to me
through example, proximity, and plenty of field guides and age-appropriate biology books. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#24. Organic compounds exist in which a hydrogen atom, joined to the carbon, acquires acid properties as a result of the proximity of certain functional groupings. - Author: Victor Grignard
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#25. but somehow when it's real, when it's your life . . . that person can feel even farther off and more unobtainable than an actual celebrity. Proximity doesn't breed familiarity. - Author: John Green
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#26. There's an unspoken rule in affluent circles that suggests you can always define an individual's status by measuring his or her proximity to the most influential person in the room. And as the maxim goes, closer is always better. - Author: Jamie Johnson
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#27. His proximity, that damn smile, just makes me hot in all the right places, but also pissed as hell. I don't know if I should knee him in the balls or hump his leg like a bitch in heat. - Author: Ghiselle St. James
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#28. You asked what you'd done to displease me and I told you: you're breathing. And in much too close a proximity to me. That displeases me. It's
time you depart my bed." Neferet sighed and flicked her fingers at him in dismissal. "Go. Now. - Author: P.C. Cast
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#29. Did he know she could barely think, let alone speak, for awareness of proximity of his fingers?
Of course he knew. He was a rake. This is what he did. - Author: Anne Gracie
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#30. She definitely heard the words for airplane and airport, which delighted some little-girl part of her soul ("Yay, going on a trip!") even as her higher brain was ticking off all the bad things that could happen when men like Jones came into proximity with jet aircraft. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#31. Bad luck is usually transmitted by close proximity to habitual sufferers. - Author: Irvine Welsh
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#32. I had shelved expectations of another kiss; the intensity of not kissing now worked almost as well - the proximity and denial. - Author: Olivia Sudjic
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#33. Only God is perfect! None of us comes within a country, not a country mile, but a whole country, in proximity to perfection. - Author: James MacDonald
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#34. In general, people chose friends of similar age and race. But if the friend lived down the hall, then age and race became a lot less important. Proximity overpowered similarity. - Author: Anonymous
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#35. Proximity to reality induces feelings of emptiness, horror and depression. Do not approach it alone. - Author: Anthony Marais
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#36. Archie asked me if I knew Dante's definition of hell..."Proximity without intimacy," he said. - Author: Melissa Bank
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#37. Proximity to power has an unsurprising ability to mutate a politician's spinal cord into bright yellow jelly. - Author: Tariq Ali
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#38. We suffer by our proximity. [Who get a blow intended for another.] - Author: Ovid
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#39. It's all about proximity. - Author: Taylor Rasted
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#40. If you can't share what's important to you with the people around you, then you have no relationships. It's all just proximity, and turkey, and sports, and weather, and bullshit. - Author: Stefan Molyneux
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#41. The world seems almost physically wider when up to just now the
right-hand side was always obscured by the proximity of someone else;
and all of a sudden you stand there, astonished, in a wide
semi-circle: alone. - Author: Robert Musil
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#42. There are televisions and radios and the sounds of life, but too there is the sound of death, crying and oxygen tanks, and the squeaky wheels on wheelchairs. Like life and death are in a very close proximity to one another. - Author: Jon Chopan
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#43. Awkwardly pressed up against him, the Princess seemed to take no notice of their proximity. In the dampness, though, her body heat was near palpable to Luke and he had to force himself to keep his attention on what he was doing. - Author: Alan Dean Foster
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#44. The Graveyard of the Atlantic exhibit reflects the aquarium's proximity to the state's Outer Banks, where thousands of ships have run aground over the centuries. Divers in the exhibit carry on a conversation with visitors outside the tank. - Author: John Grant
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#45. It's funny how much of your childhood is about proximity. - Author: Jenny Han
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#46. Proximity to a noose danger and death ... can make man or woman appreciate things. - Author: Louis L'Amour
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#47. I am told that the proximity of punishment arouses real repentance in the criminal and sometimes awakens a feeling of genuine remorse in the most hardened heart; I am told this is due to fear. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#48. He had no college dreams and hence no proximity to the challenge of new faces and ideas. - Author: Steve Martin
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#49. Magic naturally fades over distance. But proximity - well, when it works, proximity amplifies magic. - Author: David Levithan
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#50. Proximity to the crowd, to the majority view, spells the death of creativity. For a soul can create only when alone, and some are chosen for the flowering that takes place in the dark avenues of night. - Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel
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#51. I lean my head into his chest, still feeling conflicted, although the close proximity tips the scale slightly on the side of seeing this beautiful man naked. ~Vi - Author: Vi Keeland
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#52. The courage of husbands is directly proportionate to the proximity of the wife. - Author: Steven Erikson
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#53. Certain product lines are more suited to be manufactured in proximity with the customer, while others are more suitable to be manufactured in India. - Author: Azim Premji
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#54. This was because his badge was attached to his belt in close proximity to his fly, and I didn't want to seem too interested. "Sorry to barge in unannounced," he went on. - Author: Sue Grafton
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#55. I see clearly that the thing the church needs most today is the ability to heal wounds and to warm the hearts of the faithful; it needs nearness, proximity. - Author: Pope Francis
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#56. ... as I attempt to release her, she squeezes my hand and offers a shy smile. Something within me shifts. No, I don't get nervous, but Brenna transports me to all sorts of new places. It's not her physical proximity getting to me, it's the fact that she makes me feel. - Author: Katie McGarry
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#57. We tried to trademark proximity, but you can't because it's a word, - Author: Michael Lewis
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#58. My mum's from Broome, so I'm a saltwater person - Aboriginal people are either freshwater, saltwater or desert mob. So I always feel much more comfortable in close proximity to the beach, even if I'm not necessarily in the water. - Author: Shari Sebbens
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#59. Intimacy transcends the physical. It is a feeling of closeness that isn't about proximity, but of belonging. It is a beautiful emotional space in which two become one. - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#60. I write in longhand. I am accustomed to that proximity, that feel of writing. Then I sit down and type. - Author: James Salter
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#61. Science boasts of the distance of its stars; of the terrific remoteness of the things of which it has to speak. But poetry and religion always insist upon the proximity, the almost menacing closeness of the things with which they are concerned. Always the Kingdom of Heaven is "At Hand." - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#62. The reason I'm in San Diego is not because I want distance from South Africa but because I want proximity to the people I love. But I don't envy growing up in America. As ugly as aspects of it were, my biggest blessing was to be born a South African. - Author: Athol Fugard
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#63. Canadian-American relations for many years did not develop spontaneously. The example of accord provided by our two countries did not come about merely through the happy circumstance of geography. It is compounded of one part proximity and nine parts good will and common sense. - Author: Harry S. Truman
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#64. That one look is like a knife stabbing straight through my heart. A heart that only beats when I'm in close proximity to the beauty sitting in front of me, now. - Author: N.E. Henderson
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#65. I finally understood why so much monkey business happened in the backs of buses. Put us in close proximity, with wheels spinning under us, and nothing to do but wait, we're going to start thinking of lovely uses for our bodies. I don't care who you are. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#66. Except for naval and air exercises, our military should be stationed on American soil, where service men and women can lead normal lives in close proximity to family and friends. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#67. We're all torn between the desire for privacy and the fear of lonliness. We need each other and we need to get away from each other. We need proximity and distance, conversation and silence. We almost always get more of each than we want at any one time. - Author: Andy Rooney
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#68. This feeling of being in proximity to something that's lost to you, it seems like my whole life right now. - Author: Adam Johnson
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#69. The moon, by her comparative proximity, and the constantly varying appearances produced by her several phases, has always occupied a considerable share of the attention of the inhabitants of the earth. - Author: Jules Verne
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#70. Until now travel had always been a fraught affair. Each year until she was sixteen, it had been two weeks fighting with her sister in a caravan in Filey while her parents drank steadily and looked out at the rain, a sort of harsh experiment in the limits of human proximity. - Author: David Nicholls
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#71. Proximity to this death makes me nostalgic for the French language. - Author: Henri Cole
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#72. Finn is Daddy,' said Victoria with fat satisfaction.
'Not yet,' said Finn. 'But we'll christen the first one Proximity.'
Melanie choked on a mouthful. - Author: Angela Carter
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#73. He was slumped in the back, gazing out of the window, as though his parents were two people who had picked him up hitchhiking, connected to him merely by chance and proximity. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#74. Mindgasm (noun) - An exhilarating neurostorm of intense intellectual pleasure. Fully revelatory understanding of a certain topic. Involuntary contractions of brain muscles usually accompanied by the overwhelming sensation of truth proximity. Visionarism. State of awe. - Author: Jason Silva
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#75. Choose to be in close proximity to people who are empowering ... wh o see the greatness in you! - Author: Wayne Dyer
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#76. There are men in the world who derive as stern an exaltation from the proximity of disaster and ruin, as others from success. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#77. Sean settles swiftly behind me, and I'm startled by the sudden closeness of him, my back suddenly warm against his chest, the press of his hips on against me. i turn to ask him a question, and he jerks his face away from the proximity of mine. I say, Oh. Sorry. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#78. The club shows are really intense and powerful, but for a shorter time, and the audiences are in close proximity than when I'm performing at The Palace Theatre. - Author: Deborah Cox
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#79. Story cannot be "studied." It is learned through assimilation, through living in its proximity with those who know it, live it, and teach it - more so through all the day-to-day mundane tasks of life, much more than the clearly ceremonial times. The - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#80. The proximity of a desirable thing tempts one to overindulgence. On that path lies danger. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#81. It is important for everyone to keep in close contact and preferably be in physical proximity with their loved ones. - Author: Deepak Chopra
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#82. This is where the whole thing entered into a vicious cycle, for her proximity always inebriated the hearts, thus only deepening their desire to remain hostages in the cage so that they could booze even more on that beauty. - Author: Pawan Mishra
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#83. When I started to write 'Crazy Thing Called Love,' I wanted a conflict that would not only bring Billy and Maddy together in terms of proximity and give them a common goal but that would also drive a wedge between them. And nothing fit the bill quite like the arrival of some children. - Author: Molly O'Keefe
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#84. Evil was the most contagious of diseases, so virulent that no herb, surgery, or dream-humor could cure it. One's sense of what was normal, acceptable, became distorted by proximity to wrongness; entire nations had succumbed this way, first to decadence, then collapse. - Author: N.K. Jemisin
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#85. We always look for everything in the immediate proximity, that is a mistake. - Author: Thomas Bernhard
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#86. In my experience there's not a state in the world," Fee said matter-of-factly, "that cannot be greatly improved by close proximity to cheese. Especially - Author: Sarah-Kate Lynch
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#87. Brooklyn was like Philadelphia made better by its proximity to Manhattan. - Author: Jonathan Franzen
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#88. The human soul is not framed for continued proximity, and the result of this enforced neighbourhood is often an appalling loneliness for which the rules of the game forbid assuagement. - Author: Iris Murdoch
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#89. I've never been bothered by proximity to special effects and I've never felt disadvantaged by them. They're all part of a movie, and when the movie's under control I don't feel upstaged by them. - Author: Harrison Ford
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#90. Proximity, I have learned, is often as effective as violence. - Author: David Liss
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#91. A sense that finally, finally something good was about to happen to me. I felt the proximity of change, and I had wanted more than anything for something in my life to change. Is it still possible to feel like that, I wonder? Or does it only happen to us once? - Author: David Nicholls
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#92. She inched forward, although she wasn't sure why. If the dowager started spouting off about the highwayman and his resemblance to her favorite son, it wasn't as if she would be able to stop her. But still, the proximity at least gave the illusion that she might be able to prevent disaster. - Author: Julia Quinn
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#93. Creatures of similar plumages habitually congregate in places of closest proximity. - Author: Bill Parcells
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#94. Europe and Africa share proximity and history, ideas and ideals, trade and technology. You are tied together by the ebb and flow of people. Migration presents policy challenges - but also represents an opportunity to enhance human development, promote decent work, and strengthen collaboration. - Author: Ban Ki-moon
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#95. The deranged tended to live in segregated parts of town where their delusions would not be tainted and limited by the proximity of the solid beliefs of the pathetic sane. - Author: Michael R. Fletcher
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#96. Our friendship, for example, and how quickly we passed through each other, from fascinated strangers to loyal chums to relics of each other's world. We'd been pawns of proximity, choiceless as brothers. - Author: Sam Lipsyte
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#97. I am vehemently grateful that, by whatever means, I learned to assume that loneliness should be in part pleasure, sensitizing and clarifying, and that it is even a truer bond among people than any kind of proximity. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#98. I'm frugal. It's often cheaper to take the subway. And I'm an environmentalist, which my mother instilled in me, so I really believe in public transportation. And finally, I love the proximity to people in the subway. - Author: Chloe Sevigny
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#99. Kinship among nations is not determined in such measurements as proximity of size and age. Rather we should turn to those inner things - call them what you will - I mean those intangibles that are the real treasures free men possess. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#100. We live in a true chaos of contradicting authorities, an age of conformism without community, of proximity without communication. - Author: Germaine Greer
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