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Top 100 Quotes About Settings

#1. I watched the first episode of 'Survivor' in the spring of 2000, thinking I would hate it. My natural inclination steers me toward the indoors not only in my actual life but also in the settings of the entertainment I read and watch. - Author: Andrea Seigel
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#2. I think there's so much negative influence on children in school settings. It becomes learning by rote to pass a test. It's not contextualized. - Author: Esperanza Spalding
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#3. My books are comedies; I want to take my readers on a jet-setting romp, make them laugh, make them swoon at the beautiful settings, and maybe even make their mouths water at all the food. - Author: Kevin Kwan
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#4. Class is rarely talked about in the United States; nowhere is there a more intense silence about the reality of class differences than in educational settings. - Author: Bell Hooks
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#5. Not judging truth to be in nature better than falsehood, but setting a value upon both according to interest. - Author: John Dryden
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#6. Pain is what matters. Not fast cars or big words or fabulous stories in exotic settings. And certainly not some French-toasted-sunrise-sensei-servant-motherfucker. I - Author: David Arnold
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#7. With exotic settings, sensual conflict, and an intriguing hint of Italian history, Katherine Bone's contemporary debut captivated me!"

Roxanne St. Claire, New York Times bestselling author - Author: Katherine Bone
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#8. I love inventing worlds and characters and settings and scenarios. - Author: Jerry B. Jenkins
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#9. Conversely, the biophilia hypothesis, as Wilson calls it, also explains why we find natural settings so peaceful. It's in our genes. That's why, each year, more people visit zoos than attend all sporting events combined. - Author: Eric Weiner
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#10. Aspiring female leaders risk being liked but not respected, or respected but not liked, in settings that may require individuals to be both in order to succeed. - Author: Barbara Kellerman
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#11. My stories deal with multicultural situations as well as multigenerational settings. - Author: Patricia Polacco
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#12. Look at the problem of drug-resistant TB in the world. Look at HIV in the world. What's going to be required for everybody in the long run is the ability to do complex health interventions in poor settings. - Author: Jim Yong Kim
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#13. we possess the ability to foresee the probable consequences of certain of our behaviors in a given setting, without actually having carried out those behaviors or actually being in those settings. - Author: Dr Simon John
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#14. We seem divided between an urge to override our senses and numb ourselves to our settings and a contradictory impulse to acknowledge the extent to which our identities are indelibly connected to, and will shift along with, our locations. - Author: Alain De Botton
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#15. Most married couples, even though they love each other very much in theory, tend to view each other in practice as large teeming flaw colonies, the result of being that they get on each other's nerves and regularly erupt into vicious emotional shouting matches over such issues as toaster settings. - Author: Dave Barry
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#16. Notice the difference: A child's disability is the focus in traditional classroom settings, but his abilities are the focus in the homeschool environment. - Author: Sandra K. Cook
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#17. By setting up a universe which tends to hold everything we do, see, and say in the sway of its cosmos, an archetype is best comparable with a God - Author: James Hillman
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#18. The cost to reconnect animals to live in natural settings without human support is a debt that many animals in transition must honor with their lives. - Author: Young Tim
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#19. The Bar Room has a corner table placed strategically at a point diagonally across from the entrance. the table of tables in the setting of settings in the building of buildings. In the religion of lunch, this is the holy of holies. - Author: Raymond Sokolov
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#20. Validating User-Submitted Settings - Author: John K. VanDyk
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#21. By setting up Berkshire Hathaway, Warren has done everything very rationally. - Author: Walter Schloss
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#22. I prefer listening to talking, reading to socializing, and cozy chats to group settings. - Author: Susan Cain
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#23. Karen led her guest into the kitchen where she'd laid the table with flowers and her prettiest stoneware in neat place settings amidst good coffee and cake smells, with a hope that now seemed transparent for its desire to impress with simplicity and goodness: a childlike tea party dream. - Author: V.S. Kemanis
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#24. We are at a moment of temptation, ready to turn to machines for companionship even as we seem pained or inconvenienced to engage with each other in settings as simple as a grocery store. We want technology to step up as we ask people to step back. - Author: Sherry Turkle
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#25. You can't stop change any more than you can stop the suns from setting. - Author: Shmi Skywalker
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#26. I screw up on the delay settings, so pretty much everything is manually done by me - I don't have those presets like the Edge has. - Author: Joey Santiago
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#27. We don't want privacy so much as privacy settings. - Author: Meghan Daum
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#28. The theatre of the world is stocked with fewer settings than actors, and with fewer actors than situations. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#29. The scientific study of the vital relationship between infants and their mothers was started by upper-class Englishmen who were torn from their families as young boys to be sent off to boarding schools, where they were raised in regimented same-sex settings. - Author: Bessel A. Van Der Kolk
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#30. when a consensus forms around the universal applicability of a conclusion from a specific model, the critical assumptions of which are likely to be violated in many settings - as with perfect competition, say, or full consumer information - we have a problem. - Author: Dani Rodrik
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#31. To approach animals in their most natural, native settings. I have to understand the mysteries of their behavior. With careful preparation, I can show the animal in its best light, demonstrating its beauty, strength and intelligence. - Author: Paul Nicklen
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#32. Success=Assinchair - Author: Judy Griffith Gill
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#33. Poetry is the renewal of words, setting them free, and that's what a poet is doing: loosening the words. - Author: Robert Frost
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#34. Circumstances and settings are no importance. One day this sense of emptiness and remorse submerges you. Then, like a tide, it ebbs and disappears. But in the end it returns in force, and she couldn't shake it off. Nor could I. - Author: Patrick Modiano
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#35. Settings are obviously important - and as a writer, you have to respect what was real at the time of the story you're writing. But the real key to success lies in finding the right characters to carry that story. - Author: Joan Lingard
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#36. I think that simply nudging yourself into unfamiliar settings - physical or emotional - can produce surprising results on the writing front. - Author: Ralph Keyes
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#37. Nature is good for all of us. When we're exposed to trees and other natural settings - even within the city, it fosters creativity. - Author: David Livermore
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#38. As a writer, I try to appeal to the 'elusive boy audience' the same way I try to appeal to everyone: I do the very best I can to create interesting characters, addictive plots, tons of conflict, believable settings, unexpected plot twists, intriguing beginnings, and satisfying endings. - Author: Marie Lu
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#39. STOP setting your mind to see only the negative things in life. Place your settings on positive, then kick back and enjoy it for a while! - Author: Timothy Pina
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#40. I am a super social person. I'm an only child, so I thrive on social settings and being around my friends because I make them my siblings. When I'm not acting or singing or working on anything, I am making new relationships with people because, to me, my friendships are very important. - Author: Hayley Orrantia
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#41. Desire suppressed finds its way into other more surreal settings, into dreams. - Author: Susan Minot
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#42. Seven major settings are particularly relevant to contemporary health education: schools, communities, worksites, health care settings, homes, the consumer marketplace, and the communications environment. - Author: Karen Glanz
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#43. One of the admirable features of British novelists is that they have no scruple about setting their stories in foreign settings with wholly foreign personnel. - Author: James Buchan
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#44. Creative new health strategies like micro-insurance for poor people or Kangaroo care for pre-term babies are transforming health outcomes in even the most low-resource settings. Dedication and innovation are transforming health care worldwide. - Author: Liya Kebede
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#45. Vores's settings fit Torgove's voice like a knife's sheath; they are alert to the harmony of every poem and to every shift of tonality within. - Author: Richard Dyer
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#46. There are a lot of mysteries about quantum mechanics, but they mostly arise in very detailed measurements in controlled settings. - Author: Lisa Randall
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#47. If a novelist has created vivid characters, interesting relationships, settings the reader can easily imagine, and intriguing stories, a screenwriter has loads to work with. The challenge comes with deciding what to cut and what to keep. - Author: Seth Grahame-Smith
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#48. Education ultimately depends on what happens in classrooms ... between teachers and learners. That is fundamental.' ... 'I hope that teachers will discover the optimism and direction to combat the energy - draining pressures and frustrations of most educational settings. - Author: David Perkins
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#49. I'm about as monolingual as you come, but nevertheless, I have a variety of different languages at my command, different styles, different ways of talking, which do involve different parameter settings. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#50. I film normal-life subjects in natural settings that some people would consider uncinematic. But what I want to show is nature itself, as the truth of life. - Author: Abbas Kiarostami
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#51. Faith is developed in a setting where we cannot see ahead. - Author: Dallin H. Oaks
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#52. Gardens can be sharp and spiky as well as rose-embowered and honeysuckle-twined: there are corners and settings where thistles are not such an asinine taste after all. - Author: Robin Lane Fox
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#53. One of the things I enjoy most about writing historical romance is researching inspiring backgrounds and settings. - Author: Nicola Cornick
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#54. Our toaster has two settings: too soon or too late. - Author: Sam Levenson
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#55. On the whole I try to keep Modesty and Willie in timeless settings, which is why I avoid all the latest slang and in-words. It won't be long before 'brill' sounds as dated as 'super' does now. [Uncle Happy, 1990] - Author: Peter O'Donnell
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#56. I absorbed as many Impressionist paintings as I could, in Parisian museums and in many museums in the United States and in books, looking for clues to architecture, clothing, settings. - Author: Susan Vreeland
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#57. Just one mental shift-focusing on the abundance of your environment-switches your psychological settings so that your life automatically improves in many areas you may think are unrelated. This is essentially a leap from fear to faith. - Author: Martha Beck
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#58. True modesty and true pride are much the same thing: both consist in setting a just value on ourselves - neither more nor less. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#59. I'm an incompetent consumer. I have two settings: Buy and Don't Buy. - Author: Timothy Noah
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#60. Some programs - especially games - require that your system be set to a particular color depth and resolution. Often such special settings are different from your usual mode, though. - Author: Charles Petzold
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#61. keep an open mind with Windows 8. Yes, it seems like a big change from Windows 7, Vista, or XP, but you'll find that many of the changes are an improvement. Moreover, you're only a few settings away from a more familiar Windows, if you so choose. - Author: Tim Fisher
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#62. Good buildings make and are made by their settings, and they are appropriately different in different locations. Climate, culture, topography and materials have helped create regional architectural languages that seem curiously right for their locations and for all times. - Author: Jaquelin T. Robertson
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#63. For as long as I can remember, I've had trouble with feelings. Other people get scared, nervous, or shy, excited, or happy, sad. I seem to have only two settings: blank or empty. - Author: Michelle Hodkin
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#64. So soon? But I sup pose that is only to be expected. Lord Ramsay will want to see his estate."
"Yes, Mrs. Hunt." Leo said. "I adore bucolic settings. One can never view too many sheep. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#65. Now, an hour later, Ethan stood at a window, gazing at the rain, like threads of seed pearls, accessorizing the hills of Bel Air.
Watching weather clarified his thinking.
Sometimes only nature felt real, while all human monuments and actions seemed to be the settings and the plots of dreams. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#66. It's not about how loud you turn the amp up. That's not what makes it sound big. What makes it sound big is fooling around with different delays and reverb settings. - Author: Brian Setzer
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#67. The ability to solve problems or to create products that are valued within one or more cultural settings. - Author: Howard Gardner
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#68. Usually I don't think much in terms of interesting sounds. Although I think I want to get one of those whammy pedals, I forget what it's called and who makes it. It's got a whole bunch of different settings. You can play a note and it will raise the pitch when you push the pedal. - Author: Mike Gordon
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#69. On some level, every story draws something from life experiences. Most of the time, it's just a matter of me pulling bits and pieces of my own past to help give characters or settings a little more life. - Author: Cullen Bunn
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#70. I think in rural settings, people have a different appreciation for animals than might the city dweller. In parts of India where poisonous snake bite is common, people have a much different value system. I live in a city. I'm not thinking about wolves, lions, etc. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#71. Rule one: Write about settings you're familiar with. - Author: Jeffery Deaver
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#72. It doesn't bother me to work with so much green screen. I prefer real settings obviously. - Author: Joe Flanigan
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#73. Accept me for who iam or leave me the way iam, for a true image of God needs no Photoshop and the core of who i really am has no settings - Author: Morgan Chabane
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#74. Lieux de memoire ... 'exist because there are no longer any milieux de memoire, settings in which memory is a real part of everyday experience.' And what are lieux de memoire? [They] are ... vestiges ... the rituals of a ritual-less society. - Author: Tony Judt
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#75. I believe that it is the task of social science to produce nuanced and people-centered forms of knowledge, correcting asymmetries of information and helping to promote, to the best of our ability, informed consent, human protection, and safety in medical and research settings. - Author: Adriana Petryna
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#76. 'Star Wars,' 'Doctor Who,' 'Forgotten Realms,' even 'Firefly' and 'The X-Files' have shared world novels and other media. I can't help but notice these settings have large shelf space in bookstores, so their publishers and authors are getting something right. - Author: David Conyers
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#77. When playing a role, I would feel more comfortable, as you're given a prescribed way of behaving. So, both Facebook and theatre provide contrived settings that provide the illusion of social interaction. - Author: Jesse Eisenberg
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#78. I really want the audience to place close attention to the movement, possibilities of movement, possibilities of trespassing boundaries and observe what's possible in different social settings, and different settings of class designation as well. - Author: Todd Haynes
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#79. I do a lot of research for my books. I can't possibly know all the things I write about and I love learning new things. I spend hours and hours doing research in books, libraries and online. [Once] I traveled to the reservation to get the settings and the flavor of the place down right. - Author: Linda Conrad
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#80. I don't write non-fiction because I get bored. Some of my writing is autobiographical, but not the way readers imagine. I use my memory of settings, events and people. I weave history into my stories, but my narratives are made up. - Author: Sefi Atta
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#81. One event sometimes had infinite ramifications and could change the whole settings of a person's life. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#82. Throughout my career I've struggled to encourage people to read my books on a more metaphorical level. I'm less attached to my settings than, for example, Saul Bellow. The setting of a novel for me is just a part of the technique. I choose it at the end. - Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
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#83. informative to investors than GAAP earnings, even in settings that previously generated inconclusive results. Although investors exhibit a preference for non-GAAP earnings as a summary measure of firm performance, - Author: Anonymous
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#84. There's a post-it note stuck on one of the padded arms. I snatch it up and skim Wes's familiar chicken-scratch scrawl. Dude at the store said this one will be better for our backs. Ten different massage settings. We should use it on our balls and see if it doubles as a sex toy. Fingers crossed. - Author: Sarina Bowen
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#85. I am drawn to writing books about magic and the supernatural because those are the types of books I like to read. I've written many short stories with realistic settings, and I certainly wouldn't rule out realistic novels in the future! - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#86. Typical horror movies of the 1930s were often given a period setting in what looked like a kind of stylized 19th century ... the sense of 'elsewhen', of distance, lent to many of these movies by their settings. They exist, as it were, in a 19th century of the mind. - Author: Andrew Tudor
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#87. If you're talking about entrepreneurs in conflict and post-conflict settings, then you must talk about women, because they are the population you have left. - Author: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
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#88. We never figured out whether I need to be more reassuring or if he just needs reassurance too much. We both try to readjust our settings to make it okay - Author: David Levithan
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#89. 3. Select Settings Privacy Settings - Author: Stefan Wolf
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#90. Look at the very people who are involved in this. They have popped up in other settings. The great story here for anybody willing to find it, write about it and explain it is this vast right-wing conspiracy that has been conspiring against my husband since the day he announced for president, - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#91. The best books act like a powerful drug--they take you out of your own head into experiences, emotions and settings a million miles away. - Author: Anonymous-9
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#92. I use a different style if I'm speaking to a big crowd; I can gin up folks pretty well. But when I'm in these town hall settings, my job is not to throw them a lot of red meat. I want to give them a sense of my thought process. - Author: Barack Obama
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#93. Shakespeare is rhythmic; he is musical in the sense that he likes poetry, and he's musical because he constantly refers to settings where there's singing and dancing. - Author: Kenneth Branagh
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#94. Embrace's infant warmers are a novel solution. The product has been designed specifically for resource-constrained settings. - Author: Jane Chen
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#95. If you delight more in God's gifts than in God Himself, you are practically setting up another God above Him, and this you must never do. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#96. Life has abundant treasures, when your settings are on right. - Author: Donnie Simpson
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#97. Pastors and Bible teachers go about their work in communal settings, where they listen to as well as deliver sermons, hear as well as speak, and gain biblical insights from their parishioners as much as they pass them on. - Author: Peter J. Leithart
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#98. I snatched up Ben's universal remote, pointed it at the TV, and commenced fucking with all of his settings so it would take him at least an hour to sort that shit out. Done with that, I filled his Netflix favorites queue with programs that would make Homeland Security put him on a watch list. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#99. Peace comes not by establishing a calm outward setting so much as by inwardly surrendering to whatever the setting. - Author: Hubert Van Zeller
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#100. If there is such a thing as 'a Cukor style,' I guess it arises out of two principal factors: my own personalized perception of the world and my ability to deal professionally with actors. As far as perception is concerned, I always try to imagine settings through the best possible eyes. - Author: George Cukor
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