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Top 100 Quotes About The Splits

#1. When it came to the 2000 election, 84 percent of Ivy League faculty voted for Al Gore, 6 percent for Ralph Nader and 9 percent for George Bush. In the general electorate, the vote was split at 48 percent for Gore and Bush, and 3 percent for Nader. - Author: Walter E. Williams
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#2. Each soul has its appointed doom. How is it you dare to raise a mortal boy so high - high enough to flout the gods? Bring godhead where a man may reach out and take it? growls Enlil, and lightning splits a clear blue sky. - Author: Janet Morris
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#3. A heart weighs more when it splits in two; it crashes in the chest like a broken plane. Sarah dragged her wreckage back to the house up to her bedroom, and down into a deep, dark hole. - Author: Mitch Albom
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#4. You cannot separate the composition from the life of the moment. It is all one thing, to be decided in a split second while you're living through it. - Author: Edwin Land
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#5. The seasons split at the seams: spring, summer, fall and winter. I've always pictured them as giant sacks filled with air and color and smell. When it's time for one season to be over, the next seasons splits open and pours over the world, drowning its tired and waning predecessor with its strength. - Author: Tarryn Fisher
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#6. When the uncarved wood is split, its parts are put to use. When the sage is put to use, he becomes the head. - Author: Laozi
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#7. Over the last decade, economists seemed to share a broad consensus about economic policy, with the old splits between monetarists and Keynesians apparently being settled by events. But the Great Recession of the last two years has changed everything. - Author: Gavyn Davies
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#8. Sometimes history cleaves and for one helpless moment stands still like the pause when the ax splits a log and the two halves rest on end waiting to fall. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#9. Anyone who can do the splits and come back up on the backbeat, as James Brown and Prince can, has my eternal respect. Prince, who is a genius of the highest order, can come back up while singing and playing the guitar. - Author: Bill Nighy
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#10. Writing is the birth of my closure. Either it splits me open and comes out easy with tears or it pushes me to hysterics. Whichever way, it brings me a new life. - Author: Sandra Proto
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#11. The lock splits. The iron gate swings open. She emerges, raises her arms towards the suddenly chilled moon. The world changes. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#12. The best way to carve is not to split. - Author: Laozi
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#13. Suddenly the intermedia shows are all over town..Theirs remains the most dramatic expression of the contemporary generation. The place where its needs and desperations are most dramatically split open. At the Plastic Inevitable it is All Here and Now and the Future. - Author: Jonas Mekas
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#14. The moment we decide to throw more energy into fighting for our mate than with him, the crack of a fist on the enemy's jaw splits the ears of angels. - Author: Beth Moore
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#15. The great thing about irony is that it splits things apart, gets up above them so we can see the flaws and hypocrisies and duplicates. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#16. It is the custom of Venice to paint on canvas, either because it does not split and is not worm-eaten, or because pictures can be made of any size desired, or else for convenience ... so that they can be sent anywhere with very little trouble and expense. - Author: Giorgio Vasari
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#17. Watching a movie should be like hunting. Out of context, every image of the cinema is yours for a split second. Take them before they bury it. - Author: John Waters
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#18. Similarly, forcing your beliefs onto someone else damages your relationship. The damage may not be easy to spot at first, like tiny cracks in a wooden wheel, but it's just a matter of time before the wheel splits apart. - Author: Derek Lin
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#19. In a way the philosopher and the barber are of the same guild; the barber cuts hair and the philosopher splits hairs. - Author: Jose Ortega Y Gasset
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#20. Brahma splits Brahmanda into three parts: me, mine and what is not mine. This is Tripura, the three worlds. - Author: Devdutt Pattanaik
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#21. James Brown's Live at the Apollo is not just a musical whiplash, it's a spiritual cleansing. You can just close your eyes and see him doing the splits, kicking the mic stand and doing a 360. - Author: Ted Nugent
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#22. The poet only asks to get his head into the heavens. It is the logician who seeks to get the heavens into his head. And it is his head that splits. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#23. Ruby: Oh, you know ... you wait and wait for years for him until you finally give up and move on with your life. You eventually decide to marry Greg and weeks later, Alex splits up with Sally. You know, you two have the worst timing ever. When will you ever learn to catch up with each other? - Author: Cecelia Ahern
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#24. There's a Legion that never was 'listed, That carries no colours or crest, But, split in a thousand detachments, Is breaking the road for the rest. - Author: Rudyard Kipling
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#25. Global warming is too serious for the world any longer to ignore its danger or split into opposing factions on it. - Author: Tony Blair
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#26. Images
split the truth
in fractions. - Author: Denise Levertov
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#27. I like crying. And now I not only wanna cry and show my crying to other people, I wanna just split myself down the middle and open my guts and just throw everything out! - Author: Woody Harrelson
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#28. A stage play is basically a form of uber-schizophrenia. You split yourself into two minds - one being the protagonist and the other being the antagonist. The playwright also splits himself into two other minds: the mind of the writer and the mind of the audience. - Author: David Mamet
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#29. The scientists split the atom; now the atom is splitting us. - Author: Quentin Reynolds
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#30. Let the snake wait under
his weed
and the writing
be of words, slow and quick, sharp
to strike, quiet to wait,
through metaphor to reconcile
the people and the stones.
Compose. (No ideas
but in things) Invent!
Saxifrage is my flower that splits
the rocks. - Author: William Carlos Williams
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#31. Ragnarok is coming. When the sky splits asunder and the dark powers of Muspell march out on their war journey, Frey - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#32. As if you could pick in love, as if it were not a lightning bolt that splits your bones and leaves you staked out in the middle of the courtyard. ( ... ) You don't pick out the rain that soaks you to the skin when you come out of a concert. - Author: Julio Cortazar
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#33. The expression 'three is a crowd' holds true for both romance and politics. A three-way race is a disaster, because it splits the ballots, making it almost impossible to gain a majority of the votes. It usually results in a runoff. - Author: Evette Davis
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#34. For the only therapy is life. The patient must learn to live, to live with his split, his conflict, his ambivalence, which no therapy can take away, for if it could, it would take with it the actual spring of life. - Author: Otto Rank
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#35. I just split up with my girlfriend, but like the Japanese say, 'They'll be another one floating by any minute now.' - Author: Gilbert Gottfried
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#36. The great disadvantage of our present electoral system is that it freezes the pattern of politics, and holds together the incompatible because everyone assumes that if a party splits it will be electorally slaughtered. - Author: Roy Jenkins
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#37. To split yourself in two is just the most radical thing you can do - Author: Ani DiFranco
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#38. I am a woman with a foot in both worlds; and I refuse the split. I feel the necessity for dialogue. Sometimes I feel it urgently. - Author: Cherrie Moraga
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#39. I have to kind of like switch heads. Sometimes I manage it seamlessly, and other times I feel rather all over the place. I feel a bit schizophrenic, like I have a split personality. - Author: Emma Watson
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#40. The trouble is that there are too many Chinks. When you kill a Chink he splits in half and becomes two Chinks. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#41. We mostly feel fearful because we feel powerless. We feel powerless, I contend, because of a style of thinking that splits information in two poles that makes us lose all the operative information we need to solve the problem. - Author: Patricia Sun
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#42. God is the nail that splits our palm to break our grip on the world. - Author: Tim Farrington
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#43. Family life! The United Nations is child's play compared to the tugs and splits and need to understand and forgive in any family. - Author: May Sarton
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#44. The mightiest rivers lose their force when split up into several streams. - Author: Ovid
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#45. I used to be able to do the Chinese splits, where you open your legs sideways. - Author: Kylie Minogue
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#46. When goodness removes itself, the space it occupies corrodes and becomes evil, and maybe splits apart and multiplies. - Author: Gregory Maguire
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#47. The total possible consciousness may be split into parts which co-exist but mutually ignore each other. - Author: William James
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#48. I am going to pull the music
from your mouth and furthermore

I'll take the orange aching light that splits
your ribs when I or any
beautiful things come at you. - Author: Mark Bibbins
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#49. Accidents happen. Our bones shatter, our skin splits, our hearts break. We burn, we drown, we stay alive. - Author: Moira Fowley-Doyle
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#50. In this respect fundamentalism has demonic traits. It destroys the humble honesty of the search for truth, it splits the conscience of its thoughtful adherents, and it makes them fanatical because they are forced to suppress elements of truth of which they are dimly aware - Author: Paul Tillich
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#51. We don't have any splits here. The players country is Liverpool Football Club and their language is football. - Author: Gerard Houllier
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#52. He spares no resource in telling of his dead inventions ... Bare verbs he rarely tolerates. He splits infinitives and fills them up with adverbial stuffing. He presses the passing colloquialism into his service. His vast paragraphis sweat and struggle; the - Author: H.G.Wells
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#53. For love - I would split open your head and put a candle in behind the eyes. - Author: Robert Creeley
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#54. Ho, or Nguyen Ai Quoc, thus became the first Vietnamese communist and a founding member of the French Communist party, born out of the split. - Author: Wilfred Burchett
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#55. Thunder splits the rift where the Sun floods in. - Author: David Mitchell
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#56. Love it like over splits. You can't expect to give into it all in one sitting. But if you work at it, warm the muscles gradually, your body will eventually accept it as normal.' The bulk of his shoulder nudged my much smaller one lightly. 'It might even feel good. - Author: Laurel Ulen Curtis
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#57. They say that every person, every venture, every city has a place where the road splits and you have to choose your direction. - Author: Guy A Johnson
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#58. O God, split the heavens and come down! Manifest yourself somehow. Do what only you can do. - Author: Jim Cymbala
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#59. An old earthen pipe like myself is dry and thirsty and so a most voracious drinker of life at its source; I'm no more to be split by the vital stream than if I were stone or steel. - Author: Elinor Wylie
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#60. Through lovingly embracing the full range of our experience- human and divine- we can heal the split that existed between the spirit and the form, in ourselves individually and in the whole world. - Author: Shakti Gawain
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#61. Upon the union of the male germ cell with the female egg cell, a new cell is created which almost immediately splits into two parts. One of these grows rapidly, creating the human body of the individual with all its organs, and dies only with the individual. - Author: Christian Lous Lange
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#62. This is where the evening splits in half, Henry, love or death. Grab an end, pull hard, and make a wish. - Author: Richard Siken
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#63. For me painting is a dramatic action in the course of which reality finds itself split apart - Author: Pablo Picasso
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#64. When a seed sprouts, it's a violent process. The skin breaks and splits in two. Something dies and something is born. Anytime you paint a strong or violent image, you may be expressing that part of yourself that's opening in order to let the new emerge. - Author: Michele Cassou
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#65. The real question is: How sturdy and solid is the floor our civilization stands on? How many lives with no prospects, shattered and senseless, can it bear the weight of before it cracks somewhere or other, splits at the joints? - Author: Christa Wolf
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#66. You never knew which split second might be the zigzag bolt dividing all that went before from the everything that comes next. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#67. Education is fantastic. In my case I had to split my university course so it took a few more years. I really want to excel at everything I do, so I sat down and spoke with both my swimming coach and my tutor and we worked out a good plan to get the best out of both my swimming and my education. - Author: Liam Tancock
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#68. Archetypes, in spite of their conservative nature, are not static but in a continuous dramatic flux. Thus the self as a monad or continuous unit would be dead. But it lives inasmuch as it splits and unites again. There is no energy without opposites! - Author: Carl Jung
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#69. Before the operation on my left hand I wasn't able to stretch my fingers open all the way. I've never had very big hands, but I could do the splits with them. Eventually I couldn't any more. I had a twisted tendon in my little finger that prevented me from being able to stretch. - Author: Eddie Van Halen
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#70. The nation needs to return to the colonial way of life, when a wife was judged by the amount of wood she could split. - Author: W.C. Fields
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#71. So I said to the gym instructor: 'Can you teach me to do the splits?' He said: 'How flexible are you?' I said: I can't make Tuesdays.' - Author: Tim Vine
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#72. Complexes are psychic contents which are outside the control of the conscious mind. They have been split off from consciousness and lead a separate existence in the unconscious, being at all times ready to hinder or to reinforce the conscious intentions. - Author: Carl Jung
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#73. The poetic act consists of suddenly seeing that an idea splits up into a number of equal motifs and of grouping them; they rhyme. - Author: Stephane Mallarme
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#74. 10 But, dear brothers, I beg you in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ to stop arguing among yourselves. Let there be real harmony so that there won't be splits in the church. I plead with you to be of one mind, united in thought and purpose. - Author: Anonymous
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#75. The more we split and pulverise matter artificially, the more insistently it proclaims its fundamental unity. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#76. Socrates splits himself into two, so that there are two Socrates: the Socrates who knows in advance how the discussion is going to end, and the Socrates who travels the entire dialectical path along with his interlocutor. - Author: Pierre Hadot
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#77. When you expect something, when you aim at something, right there you dilute your energy; you split your energy, you split your attention and it becomes more than the place of yin and yang. You do not only divide, but you create the problem. - Author: Taizan Maezumi
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#78. The attempt is all the wedge that splits its knotty way betwixt the impossible and possible. - Author: Alice Cary
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#79. One theory is that the universe came from nothing. i.e. perhaps bubble-universes collided, as in a bubble bath, and gave birth to the universe. Or perhaps the big bang was created by a bubble-universe which split into two universes. The universe does seem to be compatible with nothing. - Author: Michio Kaku
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#80. If Donald Trump is our nominee, it could be the end of the Republican Party. It will split us and splinter us in a way that we may never be able to recover. And the Democrats will be joyful about it. It's not going to happen. - Author: Marco Rubio
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#81. As the haves and have-nots split further and further apart, destabilization ultimately leads to revolution, not evolution. If we're playing the evolution vs. revolution game, we are closer to revolution than we are to evolution in my concept. - Author: Ram Dass
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#82. There are two questions: where have you come from, and where are you going? But the brain doesn't have separate regions for the past and future; only the present is differentiated by the brain.
We split time into three parts. The brain, it seems, splits it twice only: now, and not now. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#83. Historically, the rabbis are split on the question of dreams. None of them denied their power. - Author: Rodger Kamenetz
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#84. If we split practice from the real thing, neither one of them will be very real. - Author: Stephen Nachmanovitch
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#85. Ow, is anybody looking? Oh good lord, do you think it's possibly to lose your virginity to the floor? I haven't done the splits since I was thirteen years old!" Sienna grumbled before breaking out in to a hysterical laugh along with her best friend. - Author: Ali Harper
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#86. People feel the need to choose sides when a relationship splits - it's human nature. - Author: Tammara Webber
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#87. Anxiety splits our energy between today's priorities and tomorrow's problems. Part of our mind is on the now; the rest is on the not yet. The result is half-minded living. - Author: Max Lucado
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#88. The fundamental thing is to drop the split, to become one. Be one, and then all else is possible; even the impossible is possible. - Author: Rajneesh
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#89. Love's lengthways splits the heart in two - the heart where you are, the heart where you want to be. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#90. Jazz music is the power of now. There is no script. It's conversation. The emotion is given to you by musicians as they make split-second decisions to fulfill what they feel the moment requires. - Author: Wynton Marsalis
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#91. The greatest tragedy in the history of Christianity was neither the Crusades nor the Reformation nor the Inquisition, but rather the split that opened up between theology and spirituality at the end of the Middle Ages. - Author: Hans Urs Von Balthasar
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#92. I did not mean to suggest that autism could be traced to Neanderthal genes. The point is that some genes that have been implicated in autism changed pretty significantly between the time Neanderthal line and human line split. - Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
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#93. There is no reason why we shouldn't be able to split an infinitive, any more than we should forsake instant coffee and air travel because they weren't available to the Romans. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#94. Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go according to any rules. They're not like aches or wounds, they're more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there's not enough material. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#95. I want a heart which is split, part by part, because of the pain of separation from God, so that I might explain my longing and complaint to it. - Author: Rumi
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#96. I wish I could see what would have hapenned if I hadn't told. You told me once that every time a decision is made, the universe splits into two. So now there's a universe in which I kept my mouth shut. But I can't see what it looks like. - Author: Rebecca Stead
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#97. I did gymnastics when I was growing up and to this day I can still do the splits. - Author: Kristin Kreuk
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#98. I think if you're not going to look so daft walking down the street split your workouts a little bit. - Author: Greg Rutherford
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#99. A host of scorpions crawl out from under the wetnurse's dress and start swarming in her vagina which swells and splits, becomes transparent and shimmers like the sun - Author: Antonin Artaud
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#100. I blow up fireworks all the time, and I love making milkshakes and banana splits. - Author: Chris Isaak
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