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Top 100 Quotes About Rather

#1. I'd rather be home alone, painting. - Author: Margaret Keane
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#2. What's important is the work that you're doing, not the country that you're in. I would much rather be in a play at the Royal Court than in Los Angeles making 'Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel.' - Author: James Corden
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#3. I am a nyctophile, and I can't stop or help myself from falling in love for the darkest ends of your soul, rather than the light in your eyes. - Author: Akshay Vasu
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#4. Anger always involves projection of separation, which must ultimately be accepted as one's own responsibility, rather than being blamed on others. - Author: Foundation For Inner Peace
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#5. I think in this country [UK] we could do with rather less political correctness and more straight talking across the board. - Author: Philip Davies
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#6. I think I would rather be a man than a god. We don't need anyone to believe in us. We just keep going anyhow. It's what we do. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#7. The Internet, and the computers that made it possible, came from a rather dark place, much more missile than ballet, and they might yet return there. This book is about how and why that could happen, and what might be done about it. - Author: Scott Malcomson
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#8. It's more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long difficult words but rather short easy words like What about lunch?" - Winnie-the-Pooh - Author: Tony Hsieh
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#9. I would rather do three or four small parts every year as opposed to some of the lower-hanging fruit that might get my name above the title. - Author: Jason Bateman
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#10. 29. Most loneliness results from insulation rather than isolation. In other words, we are lonely because we insulate ourselves, not because others isolate us. - Author: James C. Dobson
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#11. The social sciences are usually concerned with groups of persons rather than individual persons. The behavior of individuals, being free, is unpredictable. - Author: Carroll Quigley
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#12. In terms of environmental impact, Samasource jobs are very green. Our product is human intelligence, and it's transported through the Internet rather than via carbon-intensive trucking, shipping, and warehousing. - Author: Leila Janah
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#13. Well, this was disappointing. I supposed I had jumped to a rather large conclusion, with the help of my research. It just went to show that Wikipedia was a liar and Google a whore. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#14. Wisdom is being able to see the world for what it is, rather than what you want it to be. - Author: Patrick F. Rooney
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#15. People in the eastern regions [of Ukaraine] are talking about federalisation, and Kiev has at long last started talking about de-centralisation. Order in the country can only be restored through dialogue and democratic procedures, rather than with the use of armed force, tanks and aircraft. - Author: Vladimir Putin
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#16. I think a lot of self-identity and inner-personal development is hampered by consumerism and capitalism because we see ourselves as a reflection of the TV, rather than as a reflection of the people who are around us, truly. - Author: Aloe Blacc
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#17. As a street artist, I'm used to sharing my stuff with the public. It's a communal experience. I've learned not to be so precious, but rather to enjoy the process. - Author: Shepard Fairey
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#18. The ultimate purpose of other creatures is not to be found in us. Rather, all creatures are moving forward with us and through us towards a common point of arrival, which is God, in that transcendent fullness where the risen Christ embraces and illumines all things. - Author: Pope Francis
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#19. I mean, I always think when you're an actor you have to be the guy running into the burning building rather than running out of it, if you want to make some noise as an actor. - Author: Dylan McDermott
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#20. Funny how addiction was socially acceptable - even a status symbol - when it made people extroverts rather than introverts - Author: Stacia Kane
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#21. [Nonviolence] is directed against forces of evil rather than against persons who happen to be doing the evil. It is evil that the nonviolent resister seeks to defeat, not the persons victimized by evil. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#22. I have no regret about making 'Heroine'; rather, I am happy I made it. I never shun my films; I stick to it. - Author: Madhur Bhandarkar
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#23. Though one may acquire much in wealth, fame, or honor, the real joy of life does not lie there but, rather, in keeping the romance of living going. Nothing gives such complete and profound happiness as the perpetually fresh wonder and mystery of exciting life. - Author: Norman Vincent Peale
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#24. The drawing teacher has this problem of communicating how to draw by osmosis and not by instruction, while the physics teacher has the problem of always teaching techniques, rather than the spirit, of how to go about solving physical problems. - Author: Richard P. Feynman
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#25. Another is that the findings demonstrate that happiness is not the surplus of pleasant over unpleasant moments. Rather, - Author: Yuval Noah Harari
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#26. I'd rather be happy and odd than miserable and ordinary. - Author: Michelle Magorian
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#27. Everything that burns, everything that rips me apart, I want to suffer with my body. I'd rather have a hundred wounds, whips, poisons - than this kind of suffering in the head, this phantom of suffering, which touches me softly and caresses me without ever really hurting. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#28. Only in recent history has "working hard" signaled pride rather than shame for lack of talent, finesse and, mostly, sprezzatura . - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#29. I argue that in a world where people must support their opinions with evidence and reason rather than faith, we would experience less conflict over issues like assisted suicide, gay rights, birth control, and sexual morality. - Author: Jerry A. Coyne
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#30. I would rather lose with kindness than win with cruelty. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#31. I very much use Bill Willingham's approach on 'Fables,' which is that rather than having an end point to a series, I have an end point for the various story lines. - Author: Chris Roberson
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#32. I'd rather lose an argument than get into a long discussion in order to win it. - Author: Rafael Nadal
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#33. It's a corporate truth universally acknowledged that workers would rather eat rat skeletons than participate in group activities. - Author: Sally Thorne
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#34. The bold enterprises are the successful ones. Take counsel of hopes rather than of fears to win in this business. - Author: Rutherford B. Hayes
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#35. But she didn't want to recall things. She wanted to live things - or as a compromise, relive rather than reminisce. - Author: Betty Smith
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#36. I would rather starve and rot and keep the privilege of speaking the truth as I see it, than of holding all the offices that capital has to give from the presidency down. - Author: Henry Adams
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#37. I have rather a strange objection to talking from the back platform of a train ... It changes too often. It moves around and shifts its ground too often. I like a platform that stays put. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#38. Americans prefer to isolate villains who despoil a preexisting innocence, rather than admit that there might not have been any innocence there in the first place. - Author: Rick Perlstein
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#39. Spying is a like a game of chess: Sometimes you have to withdraw, sometimes you have to sacrifice one of your pieces to win - preferably a knight rather than a king or queen. - Author: John Rhys-Davies
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#40. One alone does not help, but rather he who unites with many at the right moment. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#41. I can'tdo it again,Nick. I can't. And I would rather give my life for you than have you give yours for me. - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#42. But shall we be happy, to say that we live in the dusk rather than in the full night? Shall we rejoice that we shall only suffer, while your offspring will be the ones to know the torments of the damned? Shall this be why we do not act? - Author: Robin Hobb
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#43. They asked me to do a show, and I was planning on showing my figure paintings. But my friends told me I shouldn't - the paintings were good but a little old-fashioned. They said, "Why don't you show the other stuff?" I had also been making rather strange objects, more in the Freudian tradition. - Author: Claes Oldenburg
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#44. Rather than standing or speaking for children, we need to stand with children speaking for themselves. We don't need a political movement for children ... [we need to] build environments and policies for our collective future. - Author: Sandra Meucci
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#45. I always have the feeling we are merely fearfully trying to save room for God; I would rather speak of God at the center than at the limits, in strength rather than weakness, and thus in human life and goodness rather than in death and guilt. - Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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#46. Crime is common. Logic is rare. Therefore it is upon the logic rather than upon the crime that you should dwell. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#47. I have an unfortunate compulsion. I really would rather not do it, as it is very nerve-wracking and un-fun. But when it works, there is nothing like it. - Author: John Hodgman
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#48. I'd rather have answers than weapons. - Author: Beth Revis
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#49. I'd rather sink trying to be different, than stay afloat like everyone else - Author: Shah Rukh Khan
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#50. Shall we go away whenever life looks like turning in the slightest uncanny, or not quite normal, or even rather painful and mortifying? No, surely not. Rather stay and look matters in the face, brave them out; perhaps precisely in so doing lies a lesson for us to learn. - Author: Thomas Mann
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#51. One damn sure thing! - he wasn't going to let them be rough with that Smith lad. He was a nuisance, granted, but he was a nice lad and rather appealing in a helpless, half-witted way. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#52. I would rather be an opportunist and float than go to the bottom with my principles around my neck. - Author: Stanley Baldwin
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#53. Concerning days on which to rest, Sundays are rather apt. Other good days are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. - Author: Euphrates Arnaut Moss
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#54. Again, I must stress that this is my reading now of what happened then. Or rather, my memory now of my reading then of what was happening at the time. - Author: Julian Barnes
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#55. If you've led a rather bohemian and rackety life, as I have, it's precisely the cancer that you'd expect to get. That's a bit of a yawn. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#56. Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity - Author: Reed Markham
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#57. I would rather be politically dead than hypocritically immortalized. - Author: Davy Crockett
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#58. It's all very Italian (and decidedly un-American): to insist that doing the right thing is the most pleasurable thing, and that the act of consumption might be an act of addition rather than subtraction. - Author: Michael Pollan
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#59. Having exhausted every possibility at the moment when he was coming full circle, Antonino realised that photographing photographs was the only course that he had left - or, rather, the true course he had obscurely been seeking all this time. (Last line of the story The Adventure of a Photographer ) - Author: Italo Calvino
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#60. Scoutmasters deal with the individual boy rather than with the mass. - Author: Baden Powell De Aquino
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#61. Fall in love with me, Gary! She thought. Please. Please sit here holding me and think there's nowhere on earth I'd rather be than here, and no girl I'd rather have in my lap than Beth Rose Chapman! - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#62. A person's heart should be what she was judged by, rather than whose blood ran in her veins. - Author: Melanie Dickerson
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#63. An interesting piece of work, freely chosen, which has the virtue of inducing concentration rather than fatigue, adds to the child's energies and mental capacities, and leads him to self-mastery. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#64. I'd rather be called a N*gger than a Slave. - Author: Roger Ebert
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#65. Can you get it? (Jaden) If I swear myself to eternal slavery to Artemis. Yes. (Acheron) I'd rather trade places with Prometheus and have my innards ripped out every day. (Jaden) So would I. (Acheron) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#66. The discovery of streptomycin as a product of a rather obscure group of microorganisms, the actinomycetes, led to the study of these organisms as potential producers of other chemotherapeutic substances. - Author: Selman Waksman
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#67. Throughout the centuries, man has considered himself beautiful. I rather suppose that man only believes in his own beauty out of pride; that he is not really beautiful and he suspects this himself; for why does he look on the face of his fellow-man with such scorn? - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#68. I would rather be arrested as a traitor than fight a war for Wall Street. - Author: Eugene V. Debs
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#69. The welfare state has always been judged by its good intentions, rather than its bad results. - Author: Thomas Sowell
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#70. Just really be passionate and stick to your creative vision. Because it's competitive, and there are so many mind games and so many things that could get in the way. But success is the best revenge, so build yourself up rather than knock others down. - Author: Tavi Gevinson
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#71. I'd rather argue with you, angel, than laugh with anyone else."
Jesus. It took me a minute to be able to swallow the last bite in my mouth.
"You know ... I love you madly."
He smiled. "Yes, I know. - Author: Sylvia Day
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#72. Isn't it better when people are pleasantly surprised rather than mildly disappointed by that which is you? - Author: Stacey Turis
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#73. I would suggest that the prisons I incessantly create are not designed to lock me in, rather they are designed to lock the world out. And the oddity is that either way, I am a prisoner who has sentenced himself to a prison within which I do not belong. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#74. My wife, who does not like journalizing, said it was leaving myself embowelled to posterity
a good strong figure. But I think itis rather leaving myself embalmed. It is certainly preserving myself. - Author: James Boswell
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#75. One must rather ask how much could be produced if competition among producers were abolished. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#76. Being lost without grasping the rather obvious fact that we are lost is by far the best guarantee we have that we're going to stay lost. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#77. Is the basic teaching of Buddhism - on ignorance, deliverance and enlightenment - really life-denying, or is it rather the same kind of life-affirming liberation that we find in the Good News of Redemption, the Gift of the Spirit, and the New Creation? - Author: Thomas Merton
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#78. If your actions are motivated by selfish interests rather than God, you are mortgaging tomorrow's joy. - Author: T. B. Joshua
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#79. What we gain in the world, we lose in the world, forgotten in death. We must rather fancy what we brought into the world, for therein lives our story, our legend. - Author: Palle Oswald
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#80. You enter a state of controlled passivity, you relax your grip and accept that even if your declared intention is to justify the ways of God to man, you might end up interesting your readers rather more in Satan. - Author: Ian McEwan
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#81. When the U.S. government stops wasting our resources by trying to maintain the price of gold, its price will sink to ... $6 an ounce rather than the current $35 an ounce. - Author: Henry S. Reuss
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#82. Some of us teach ourselves and our children to love the superficial outer; our looks, hair, skin, clothes rather than the greater beauty that resides within whereas it is that inner beauty that really defines you and who you truly are - Author: Rassool Jibraeel Snyman
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#83. Our culture has long mistrusted the body. It's been seen as a confusing blend of God's handiwork and the devil's playground. It is, rather, a vortex of intelligence. - Author: Victoria Moran
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#84. One of the most frightening things about your true nerd, for may people, is not that he's socially inept - because everybody's been there - but rather his complete lack of embarrassment about it. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#85. I've worked every day since I was 10. I don't know how to do anything else. There is nothing else I'd rather be doing. - Author: Daniel Radcliffe
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#86. Bush has done more to create passions for what they call terror than any other Administration in this nation's history. I get rather afraid when the most powerful man in the world talks to, and gets answers back from, God. - Author: Randall Robinson
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#87. It's nice sometimes to be the river rather than the rock. - Author: Jo Beverley
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#88. I don't mind UFO's and ghost stories, it's just that I tend to give value to the storyteller rather than to the story itself. - Author: Robert Stack
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#89. We are simple-minded enough to think that if we were saying something we would use words. We are rather doing something. The meaning of what we do is determined by each one who sees and hears it. - Author: John Cage
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#90. The next time you find yourself in an argument, rather than defend your position, see if you can see the other point of view first. - Author: Richard Carlson
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#91. On the other hand, there is a certain advantage in traveling with someone who has a reputation for shooting rather than being shot: as Keram said, in a self-satisfied way, they might kill me, but they would know that, if I was with him, there would be unpleasantness afterwards. - Author: Freya Stark
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#92. Maybe I don't really want to know what's going on. Maybe I'd rather not know. Maybe I couldn't bear to know. The Fall was a fall from innocence to knowledge. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#93. From a rational standpoint, it might be expected that man should be far more willing to express financial confidence in his skills rather than risking his earnings on the mindless meanderings of chance. Experience, however, has strongly indicated the reverse proposition to hold true. - Author: Richard Arnold Epstein
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#94. Well, software doesn't quite work that way. Rather than construction, software is more like gardening - it is more organic than concrete. You plant many things in a garden according to an initial plan and conditions. Some thrive, others are destined to end up as compost. - Author: Andrew Hunt
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#95. Ear in mind that, in general, it is the object of our newspapers rather to create a sensation-to make a point-than to further the cause of truth." Dupin in "The Mystery of Marie Roget - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#96. Every people is a chosen people in its own mind. And it is rather amusing that their name for themselves usually means mankind. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#97. Transnational, gigantic industrial companies no longer operate within political systems, but rather above them. - Author: Georg Henrik Von Wright
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#98. The best legacy you could leave is not some building that is names after you or a piece of jewelry but rather a world that has been impacted and touched by your presence, your joy, and your positive actions. - Author: Jon Gordon
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#99. Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed by them. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#100. I was allowed to have an imagination rather than a need to be entertained all the time by television or computers or anything like that. So, I think it's helpful to try and give your kids. - Author: Kirsten Dunst
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