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Top 100 Quotes About Retain

#1. Repose and cheerfulness are the badge of the gentleman - repose in energy. The Greek battle pieces are calm; the heroes, in whatever violent actions engaged, retain a serene aspect. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#2. I was blown away by the standing ovation. I've had tributes before, sure, but I don't retain that feeling, and I wasn't prepared for it on Tuesday. But maybe you shouldn't retain these things or you'd be on a permanent high. - Author: Burt Bacharach
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#3. O sleepers! what a thing is slumber! Sleep resembles death. Ah, why then dost thou not work in such wise as that after death thou mayst retain a resemblance to perfect life, when, during life, thou art in sleep so like to the hapless dead? - Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
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#4. Attachment is the food for the mind to continue. Non-attached witnessing is the way to stop it without any effort to stop it. And when you start enjoying those blissful moments, your capacity to retain them for longer periods arises. - Author: Rajneesh
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#5. You can not retain a true and clear vision of wealth if you are constantly turning your attention to opposing pictures, whether they be external or imaginary. - Author: Wallace D. Wattles
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#6. I think it's important for people who love music to retain physical CDs or even vinyl, because it sounds so great and so much warmer than music over the internet. - Author: Norah Jones
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#7. Time does not act on memory to soften the edges, blur the details; if anything, it sharpens them. Emotions may lose their acid outlines, but not places and people, not if you wish to retain them. - Author: Susan Moody
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#8. If we were left solely to the wordy wit of legislators in Congress for our guidance, uncorrected by the seasonable experience and the effectual complaints of the people, America would not long retain her rank among the nations. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#9. Mexico has perhaps, in some ways, a good practice, in which it has officials devoted precisely to hold those children, to retain those children that are crossing through our territory, who are coming from Central America. - Author: Enrique Pena Nieto
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#10. Cancer is a disease where the patient can contribute a great deal of help himself if he or she can retain their morale and their hopes. - Author: George Carman
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#11. It is good to be imperfect so that we retain our joy to work hard to rise to perfection! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#12. It is a mistake to make propaganda many-sided, like scientific instruction, for instance ... As soon as you sacrifice this slogan and try to be many-sided, the effect will piddle away, for the crowd can neither digest nor retain the material offered. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#13. How can we hope to retain our freedom through the generations if we fail to teach our young that our liberty springs from an abiding faith in our Creator? - Author: Jonathan Falwell
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#14. If we insist on keeping Hell (or even earth) we shall not see Heaven: if we accept Heaven we shall not be able to retain even the smallest and most intimate souvenirs of Hell. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#15. Instead of defining a few rights, Hamilton wrote in Federalist No. 84, "Here, in strictness, the people surrender nothing, and as they retain everything, they have no need of particular reservations. - Author: Thom Hartmann
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#16. Eragon doubted that he would ever like an Urgal, but the iron certitude of his prejudice only a few minutes before now seemed ignorant, and he could not retain it in good conscience. - Author: Christopher Paolini
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#17. When you wish to instruct, be brief; that men's [children's] minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#18. Retain the vision for space exploration. If we turn our backs on the vision again, we're going to have to live in a secondary position in human space flight for the rest of the century. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#19. Here eglantine embalm'd the air, Hawthorne and hazel mingled there; The primrose pale, and violet flower, Found in each cliff a narrow bower; Fox-glove and nightshade, side by side, Emblems of punishment and pride, Group'd their dark hues with every stain The weather-beaten crags retain. - Author: Walter Scott
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#20. It is difficult to retain what you may have learned unless you should practice it. -Difficile est tenere quae acceperis nisi exerceas - Author: Pliny The Younger
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#21. Whenever I work on a film, I have three rules. Only three and I tell them to every screenwriter. I say let's retain the spirit and the intent of the overall story. Let's make it the best film that we possibly can. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#22. The proper method of playing mixed doubles is to swipe the ball accidentally and straight at the woman opponent as hard and as accurately as possible. Male players must not only retain equanimity on their side of the net, but create dissension on the other. - Author: Art Hoppe
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#23. Studies have actually shown that people who simply listen to a presentation retain more content than if they hear and read the content simultaneously. - Author: Lewis T. Fowler
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#24. The more we retreat from the culture at large the more room we will have to carve out lives of meaning, the more we will be able to wall off the flood of illusions disseminated by mass culture and the more we will retain sanity in an insane world. - Author: Chris Hedges
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#25. To retain his dignity, an artist must live in opposition. He must be critical of his country. If not, then he is worthless. - Author: Bruno Dumont
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#26. If you retain nothing else, always remember the most important rule of beauty, which is: who cares? - Author: Tina Fey
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#27. To discard what is unwanted, and to retain what is needed, is what reform means. - Author: Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
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#28. What I possess I would gladly retain. Change amuses the mind, yet scarcely profits. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#29. Perhaps we should never procure a new suit, however ragged or dirty the old, until we have so conducted or enterprised or sailed in some way, that we feel like new men in the old, and that to retain it would be like keeping new wine in old bottles. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#30. If we're going to create the best business climate to create higher paying jobs and retain our young people, we're going to have to build a workforce prepared for the opportunities of the future. - Author: John Hoeven
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#31. A lot of those ideal towns are all starting to look the same, the specifics are starting to disappear. So we need to retain a love for life, a love for one's family, a love for where one's really from. - Author: Jason Mraz
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#32. We need to be aware of the suffering, but retain our clarity, calmness and strength so we can help transform the situation. - Author: Nhat Hanh
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#33. After spending time in the East and meeting with ordinary Afghans there, it's hard to imagine how a future Afghan government will retain control of provinces such as Khost or Paktia once U.S. forces are gone. - Author: Joby Warrick
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#34. Italian women are some of the most beautiful in the world. This is why the Vatican is in Italy. If a man can walk across Italy and retain his celibacy, he's got what it takes to be a priest - or an interior decorator. - Author: Craig Ferguson
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#35. A playful mind is inquisitive, and learning is fun. If you indulge your natural curiosity and retain a sense of fun in new experience, I think you'll find it functions as a sort of shock absorber for the bumpy road ahead. - Author: Bill Watterson
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#36. 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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#37. Words and magic were in the beginning one and the same thing, and even today words retain much of their magical power. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#38. The dull mind, once arriving at an inference that flatters the desire, is rarely able to retain the impression that the notion from which the inference started was purely problematic. - Author: George Eliot
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#39. Let no man think we can deny civil liberty to others and retain it for ourselves. - Author: Robert M. La Follette, Sr.
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#40. No emotion, any more than a wave, can long retain its own individual form. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#41. No, there is no escape. There is no heaven with a little of hell in it - no place to retain this or that of the devil in our hearts or our pockets. Out Satan must go, every hair and feather. - Author: George MacDonald
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#42. If forgiveness does take place it will be but an echo of the forgiveness granted by the just and loving God-- the only forgiveness that ultimately matters, because, though we must forgive, in a very real sense no one can either forgive or retain sins 'but God alone. - Author: Miroslav Volf
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#43. With every record, with each band, I just try to make a song good. I'm not so much focusing on my technique. There are a million better drummers than me. I try to adapt to the songwriter; I try to adapt to the situation and retain my sort of melodic power. My goal is for the band to be good. - Author: Janet Weiss
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#44. Therefore I beg you, reader, not to rejoice too greatly if you have read much, but if you have understood much. Nor that you have understood much, but that you have been able to retain it. Otherwise it is of little profit either to read or to understand. - Author: Hugh Of Saint-Victor
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#45. There are some souls, bright and precious, which, like gold and silver, may be subdued by the fiery trial, and yield to new moulds; but there are others, pure and solid as the diamond, which may be shivered to pieces, yet in every fragment retain their indelible characteristics. - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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#46. The more you can learn and the more knowledge you can retain, the more effective you'll become at what it is you choose to do. - Author: Michael Harris
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#47. Be very careful to retain peace of heart, because Satan casts his lines in troubled waters. - Author: Paul Of The Cross
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#48. An acquaintance had become a lover, might become a husband, but would retain all that she had noted in the acquaintance; and love must confirm an old relation rather than reveal a new one. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#49. Movie stars need to retain some of that mystique if you are a big movie star. - Author: Eli Roth
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#50. Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away. - Author: Elbert Hubbard
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#51. Ultimately, there is no compromise. Westerners will either retain their civilization, including the right to insult and blaspheme, or not. - Author: Daniel Pipes
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#52. It's so hard to retain what your purpose is - or to even realize what it is. - Author: Sinead O'Connor
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#53. The only things I truly keep are those things that I give away. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#54. What in us the women leave uncultivated, children cultivate when we retain them near us. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#55. The public must retain control of the great waterways. It is essential that any permit to obstruct them for reasons and on conditions that seem good at the moment should be subject to revision when changed conditions demand. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#56. There exists for every liquid a temperature at which no amount of pressure is sufficient to retain it in the liquid form. - Author: Thomas Andrews
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#57. Writing a play, you have to retain it all in your head - you need more time. With prose, you can snatch an hour here, an hour there. - Author: Nell Leyshon
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#58. Failure or success seems to have been allotted to men by their stars. But they retain the power of wriggling, of fighting with their star or against it, and in the whole universe the only really interesting movement is the wriggle. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#59. Provide significant value to each subscriber on a regular basis. 2. Build a subscriber base and continually attract new subscribers to compensate for attrition. 3. Bill customers on a recurring basis. 4. Retain each subscriber as long as possible. - Author: Josh Kaufman
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#60. Life could be vastly improved if we could count our blessings as self-actualizing people can and do, and if we could retain their constant sense of good fortune and gratitude for it. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#61. Men insist that they don't mind women succeeding so long as they retain their "femininity". Yet the qualities that men consider "feminine" timidity, submissiveness, obedience, silliness, and self-debasement are the very qualities best guaranteed to assure the defeat of even the most gifted aspirant. - Author: Elizabeth Gould Davis
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#62. As Aboriginal people we have always retained our resilience, our humour and our cultural integrity - we will always retain our dreams and a vision for the future for our people. - Author: Ken Wyatt
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#63. As long as I retain my feeling and my passion for Nature, I can partly soften or subdue my other passions and resist or endure those of others. - Author: Lord Byron
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#64. The man can neither man, nor retain, one moment of time; it all comes to him by pure gift; he might as well regard the sun and moon as his chattels. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#65. I had then and still retain an interest in science for its own sake and as a metaphor for our current lives. - Author: Peter Hammill
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#66. I would not be able to retain all the information, all the medical jargon these doctors do. I'm not really intelligent enough is what I'm saying. - Author: Justin Chambers
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#67. A faithful servant may be wiser than the master, and yet retain the true spirit and posture of the servant. The humble man looks upon every, the feeblest and unworthiest, child of God, and honors him and prefers him in honor as the son of a King. - Author: Andrew Murray
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#68. When you're an expert in a subject, you can retain new factoids on your favorite topic easily. This only works for the subjects you're truly passionate about, though. Baseball fans can reel off stats for their favorite players, then space out on their own birthday. - Author: Clive Thompson
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#69. Open thy mind; take in what I explain and keep it there; because to understand is not to know, if thou dost not retain... - Author: Dante Alighieri
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#70. I am not going to show you my art. I am going to share it with you. If I show it to you it becomes an exhibition, and in time it will be pushed so far into the back of your mind that it will be lost. But by sharing it with you, you will not only retain it forever, but I too will improve. - Author: Ed Parker
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#71. As moisturizers, oils rapidly penetrate the deeper layers of the skin, protecting against the breakdown of proteins in the cell wall with fatty and linoleic acids, mimicking what our bodies produce naturally. The oils also function as humectants, which help our skin retain moisture. - Author: Isabel Gillies
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#72. I think actors always retain one foot in the cradle. We're switched on to our youth, to our childhood. We have to be because we're in the business of transferring emotions to other people. - Author: Derek Jacobi
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#73. Every man to whom salvation is offered has an inalienable natural right to say 'No, thank you: I prefer to retain my full moral responsibility: it is not good for me to be able to load a scapegoat with my sins: I should be less careful how I committed them if I knew they would cost me nothing. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#74. Women diet to retain their girlish figures or their boyish husbands. - Author: Evan Esar
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#75. All camps are hard, that's what they're intended to be. They make you focus when you're tired, when you don't feel like doing things, and to see how long you can retain and pay attention. - Author: Michael Strahan
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#76. I don't like women who are multiform, who wear many different shapes. Women who retain a unique shape are usually unique people. - Author: Sonia Rykiel
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#77. Retain the wind by compressing the belly. - Author: Desiderius Erasmus
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#78. This landscape is animate: it moves, transposes, builds, proceeds, shifts, always going on, never coming back, and one can only retain it in vignettes, impressions caught in a flash, flipped through in succession, leaving a richness of images imprinted on a sunburned retina. - Author: Ann Zwinger
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#79. To be free, the workers must have choice. To have choice they must retain in their own hands the right to determine under what conditions they will work. - Author: Samuel Gompers
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#80. Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#81. Even before baptism, a child or an adult can have the Holy Ghost testify to their hearts of sacred truth. They must act on that testimony to retain it, but it will guide them toward goodness. - Author: Henry B. Eyring
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#82. If America wants to retain its position as a global power, its president must listen to the people and show strong leadership at this turning point in human history. - Author: David Suzuki
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#83. Henry stirs into life. 'Do I retain you for what is easy? Do you think it is for your personal beauty? The charm of your presence? I keep you, Master Cromwell, because you are as cunning as a bag of serpents. But do not be a viper in my bosom. You know my decision. Execute it.'
pg. 585 - Author: Hilary Mantel
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#84. The screen is a magic medium. It has such power that it can retain interest as it conveys emotions and moods that no other art form can hope to tackle. - Author: Stanley Kubrick
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#85. I finally overcame my phobia, and now I approach flying with a sort of studied boredom - a learned habit, thanks to my learn-to-fly-calmly training - but like all former flying phobics, I retain a weird and feverish fascination with aviation news, especially bad news. - Author: Susan Orlean
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#86. I have never done anything but my very best work for anyone, and to do this and retain my first fine enthusiasm over a period of thirty years has required a rather special set of working conditions. - Author: Preston Sturges
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#87. I wanted to retain my individuality. I was afraid of being hampered by studio policies. I knew if someone else got control, I would be restrained. - Author: Walt Disney
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#88. It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#89. Retain your peace by refusing to respond to rude, judgemental, or prying people. They won't understand anyway. - Author: Manprit Kaur
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#90. A lesser man might have begrudged
him that, but remembering the old adage, "The finder's goods shall
he retain / Nor mind the loser's dreadful pain," I rejoiced, rather, in his good
fortune. - Author: Vinnie Tesla
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#91. In the end we retain from our studies only that which we practically apply. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#92. Human beings are members of a whole
In creation of one essence and soul
If one member is afflicted with pain
Other members uneasy will remain
If you have no sympathy for human pain
The name of human you cannot retain - Author: Saadi
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#93. Abby Johnson has agreed to become Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity, reflecting a further step forward in our leadership succession plan. Abby will retain her role of President, and I will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board. - Author: Edward Johnson, III
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#94. I hope that in the final settlement of the war, you insist that the Germans retain Lorraine, because I can imagine no greater burden than to be the owner of this nasty country where it rains every day. - Author: George S. Patton Jr.
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#95. To expect a man to retain everything that he has ever read is like expecting him to carry about in his body everything that he has ever eaten. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#96. The gods retain their threefold task: they must exorcize the terrors of nature, they must reconcile men to the cruelty of Fate, particularly as it is shown in death, and they must compensate them for the sufferings and privations which a civilized life in common has imposed on them. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#97. The challenge for corporations, if offices were to become obsolete, is twofold. How will they be able to retain their distinct cultures? And how will they be able to ensure that all employees, wherever they work from, share a united identity and vision? - Author: Noreena Hertz
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#98. The child of God should not be overanxious to make new gains; what he essentially requires is to keep what he already has, for not losing is itself a gain. The way to retain what he possesses is to engage it. - Author: Watchman Nee
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#99. They retain their egotism, and add to it many other egos. They are forced to have more than one life. They become more highly organized, and to be highly organized is, I should fancy, the object of man's existence. Besides, - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#100. Considering that Timur had ignored every instrument of government except terror, it is remarkable his immediate successors managed to retain control of most of his empire. - Author: Colin McEvedy
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