The Turning Point Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About The Turning Point

#1. Repentance is the turning of the soul from the way of midnight to the point of the coming sun. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#2. Something girls never understood about poker night. The real point of the card play was to razz. Razzing calls forth unbridled farm-boy humour, earthy by some standards. The best quip involves belittling someone else's penis, or turning it back on the sayer, or both. - Author: Allan Dare Pearce
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#3. With Midway as the turning point, the fortunes of war appeared definitely to shift from our own to the Allied side. The defeat taught us many lessons and impelled our Navy, for the first time since the outbreak of war, to indulge in critical self-examination. - Author: Mitsuo Fuchida
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#4. The turning point in my career came with the realization that Black should play to win instead of just steering for equality. - Author: Bobby Fischer
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#5. Changes in life, taking the turning point.
Everyone passes numerous paths along the road of life. There's a dilemma when it comes to choosing. - Author: Hlovate
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#6. Stevie Wonder doing [carpool karaoke] it was a massive turning point because he's Stevie Wonder. Like, there's no one else in the world who can go, I don't really want to do it. And you go oh, so it's good enough for Stevie Wonder but it's not good enough for you? - Author: James Corden
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#7. The Copernican revolution brought about by Kant was, I think, the most important single turning point in the history of philosophy. - Author: Bryan Magee
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#8. It is time to rekindle the spirit of the Renaissancee to achieve a golden age that will be a turning point for human productivity and quality of life. - Author: Joel Garreau
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#9. '300' was a real turning point in my career. Until then, I felt like a steam train that was slowly chugging to the top of a hill. Now I'm over that hill, my career seems to have its own momentum. - Author: Gerard Butler
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#10. In Italy, the country where fascism was born, we have a particular relation with the Holocaust, but as a turning point in history it belongs to everybody in the world. It is a part of humanity. - Author: Roberto Benigni
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#11. The Empire was on the point of turning Paris into the bawdy house of Europe. The gang of fortune-seekers who had succeeded in stealing a throne required a reign of adventures, shady transactions, sold consciences, bought women, and rampant drunkenness. - Author: Emile Zola
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#12. This is the last moment of contentment untainted by sorrow, when the brain hesitates before delivering the message to the heart that it knows it must. - Author: Dexter Palmer
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#13. Prison is a still point in a turning world, and it is very easy to remain in the same place in jail while the world moves on. - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#14. The subject matter is very tricky. It's about the Munich massacre and what Mossad did afterwards with the assassination squads. I think it's a turning point in history, especially for the Palestinians. - Author: Daniel Craig
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#15. Everyone has a breaking point, turning point, stress point, the game is permeated with it. The fans don't see it because we make it look so efficient. But internally, for a guy to be successful, you have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time. - Author: Dave Winfield
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#16. I've been lucky to get some path-breaking films, which proved to be the turning point in my career. Be it 'Rock on!' 'The Last Lear' or 'Raajneeti,' directors started working in a different way. - Author: Arjun Rampal
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#17. I don't like writing romance in my books because that's the turning point of 90% of YA sci-fi/fantasy books and, quite frankly, it gets annoying after a while. The protagonist has more important things to worry about than boys and whether or not they like her. - Author: Meghan Blistinsky
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#18. In retrospect, the Millennium marked only a moment in time. It was the events of September 11 that marked a turning point in history, where we confront the dangers of the future and assess the choices facing humankind. - Author: Tony Blair
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#19. I was being called to surrender the very citadel of my self. I was completely in the dark. I did not really know what repentance was or what I was required to repent of. It was indeed the turning point of my life. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#20. That was the turning point. It was as though the signal was there, 'This is the disease you're going to have to work against.' I never really stopped to think about anything else. It was that sudden. - Author: Gertrude B. Elion
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#21. There comes to everyone a turning point in their lives, M. Poirot. They stand at the crossroads and have to decide. My profession interests me enormously; it is a sorrow - a very great sorrow - to abandon it. But there are other claims. There is, M. Poirot, the happiness of a human being. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#22. Throughout the 20th century, we created wealth through vertically integrated corporations. Now, we create wealth through networks. We are at a turning point in human history, where the industrial age has finally run out of gas. - Author: Don Tapscott
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#23. The death of JFK to the resignation of Richard Nixon marked a great turning point in American life. - Author: Pierre Salinger
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#24. The first sight of Degas' pictures was the turning point of my artistic life. - Author: Mary Cassatt
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#25. The conception that, instead of this, contemporary society is at or near a turning point is very prominent in the views of a school of social scientists who, though they are still comparatively few, are getting more and more of a hearing. - Author: Talcott Parsons
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#26. I started life washing cars in Canada before moving on to selling life insurance and vacuum cleaners. Later, I went through a programme by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, which literally changed my life. It was the turning point. - Author: Shiv Khera
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#27. There comes a turning point in intense physical struggle where one abandons oneself to a profligate usage of strength and bodily resource, ignoring the costs until the struggle is over. Women find this point in childbirth; men in battle. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#28. The turning point for me was when the Supreme Court installed Bush in 2000, even though he got half a million votes less nationally than Gore. It was nothing more than a bloodless coup and that's when I really started paying attention. - Author: Mark Edwards
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#29. I think it is fair to say that 2007 represents a turning point for the Irish economy. - Author: Brian Cowen
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#30. I went to work. That was a turning point. When you have to do eight shows a week and your name is on the marquee, no matter what is going on at home or what's on the cover of the newspapers, you've got to do your job. - Author: Marla Maples
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#31. 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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#32. When I remixed U2's "Even Better Than the Real Thing," that was a big moment and turning point for me. One of my remixes became "the big remix" for them and then I went on tour and was living on the road with them for six months. - Author: Paul Oakenfold
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#33. The indictment, in a lot of ways, that was the turning point. - Author: Jeffrey Skilling
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#34. Till suddenly his hand met what felt like a tiny ring of cold metal lying on the floor of the tunnel. It was a turning-point in his career, but he did not know it. He put the ring in his pocket almost without thinking; certainly, it did not seem of any use at the moment. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#35. What young men will be, in all probability depends on what they are now, and they seem to forget this. Youth is the planting time of full age, the molding season in the little space of human life, the turning point in the history of man's mind. - Author: J.C. Ryle
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#36. The big turning point, really, was the Beatles' influence on American folk music, and then Roger took it to the next step, and then along came the Lovin' Spoonful and everybody else. - Author: Barry McGuire
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#37. The kiss became the narrowed center of the still point of the turning world, so that even the park was turning in comparison to the still peace at their lips. - Author: Patricia Highsmith
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#38. Certainly the O.J. Simpson case was a turning point in my career. - Author: Dan Abrams
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#39. I was never good at painting. The great turning point came when I had a block of wood and I carved a shape into the wood and put a small piece of timber into that space - like a negative - and so it made an endless column, only inward. - Author: Carl Andre
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#40. He guessed as well as he could, and crawled along for a good way, till suddenly his hand met what felt like a tiny ring of cold metal lying on the floor of the tunnel. It was a turning point in his career, but he did not know it. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#41. The turning point is that moment of naked acceptance of the truth. - Author: Ellyn Stern
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#42. The turning point for me was realizing that I would learn more at Google, trying to build a company, regardless of whether we failed or succeeded, than I would at any of the other companies I had offers from. - Author: Marissa Mayer
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#43. At the turning point of our emotions, there lay a magic milestone of hope, before us. - Author: Kristian Goldmund Aumann
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#44. It was as simple as that - they met. As simple as only beautiful things can be beautiful, as only life-changing things, turning-point things, can be simple.
("For The Rest Of Her Life") - Author: Cornell Woolrich
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#45. The first and highest law must be the love of man to man. Homo homini Deus est - this is the supreme practical maxim, this is the turning point of the world's History. - Author: Ludwig Feuerbach
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#46. 'The English Patient' was a huge turning point in my career and my life; it became this huge thing. But the whole Oscar build-up got completely out of control; I spent more time talking about that film than I spent making it! - Author: Kristin Scott Thomas
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#47. We stood at the turning point ... Half-measures availed us nothing. - Author: Stephen King
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#48. The still point in a turning world. - Author: T. S. Eliot
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#49. Nine-year-old boys usually turn ten at some point. It's the nineteen-year-olds who have difficulty turning twenty. - Author: John Boyne
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#50. We're at a point in time which is analogous to when single-celled organisms were turning into multi-celled organisms. So we're the amoebas. - Author: Danny Hillis
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#51. Thus, the twentieth century marks the turning-point from the old capitalism to the new, from the domination of capital in general to the domination of finance capital. - Author: Vladimir Lenin
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#52. Every turning point in a person's life isn't reached by luck, they choose to be successful, they know what it takes to be there, they can do what is expected of them to do, they do not show trepidation about the requirements needed to be on top - Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
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#53. At times, we were forced to go through a history of dependence, unable to determine our own destiny. But today, we are at the threshold of a new turning point. - Author: Roh Moo-hyun
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#54. The web is at a really important turning point right now. Up until recently, the default on the web has been that most things aren't social and most things don't use your real identity. We're building toward a web where the default is social. - Author: Mark Zuckerberg
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#55. The realization that he is white in a black country, and respected for it, is the turning point in the expatriate's career. He can either forget it, or capitalize on it. Most choose the latter. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#56. In every successful still photographic project that I have completed, there has always been a turning point in the story where I felt that perhaps I was working on something that could be very special. - Author: Mary Ellen Mark
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#57. Food is one of life's greatest joys yet we've reached this really sad point where we're turning food into the enemy, and something to be afraid of - Author: Jamie Oliver
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#58. Faith for Moltmann, we may recall, is not something we must have or exercise in order to be saved. It is not the transition from damnation to salvation; it is the way in which we experience the vital, eschatological "turning point" of history. - Author: Nicholas Ansell
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#59. The turning point for effective communication is actually hearing what is being said, rather than hearing what you want to hear instead. - Author: Dannye Williamsen
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#60. The coma carried me into a world where time and space seemed to vanish; it was a dreamlike existence in which people, places, and situations shifted as quickly as thoughts. I had a profound sense of being at a crossroads, a turning point, somewhere between death and life ... - Author: Hal Zina Bennett
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#61. Once you are at the point where you can call yourself a writer, there's no turning back. - Author: A.D. Posey
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#62. His teaching became a turning point in chess history: it was from Steinitz that the era of modern chess began. The contribution of the first world champion to its development is comparable with the great scientific discoveries of the 19th century. - Author: Garry Kasparov
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#63. More than any other time in history, the 1990s will be a turning point for human civilization. - Author: David Suzuki
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#64. There is a point where the universe can deliver you from the verge of regret. I know your love for me will take you there. - Author: Lawren Leo
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#65. Especially with the video games and social media we have now, I think that turning point from kid to sort of adult has gotten earlier with TV shows that are on right now and video games. They all contribute to that. - Author: Gage Munroe
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#66. I was shy, but it came out in a big personality. My turning point was when I let my hair go naturally and I got contact lenses. I am really blind, by the way. I have these big eyes that don't work! - Author: Tracee Ellis Ross
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#67. When the Berlin Wall fell and suddenly all those countries had burgeoning democracies, women were still being left out. The big turning point, about ten years ago, was moving from a notion of empowering women to actually looking at where you can make the most difference, and it's in a girl's life. - Author: Kathy Calvin
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#68. Taken slightly historically, the turning point in the E.U. was actually the Single European Act, the Thatcher/Maastricht-era stuff, which was turning the E.U. into very much a market system. - Author: Jeremy Corbyn
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#69. The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt. - Author: Max Lerner
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#70. [In "The Night Gwen Stacy Died"], death took on an existential quality -- the beloved, innocent but weak Gwen is merely a victim, the casualty of a war between superpowered rivals -- and as such the episode proved a turning point int eh genre's depiction of mortality. - Author: Jose Alaniz
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#71. The beginning of 2015 marked a turning point for China's real estate market; land sales in both volume and proceeds plunged by 30 percent compared to the prior year. - Author: Anonymous
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#72. Not knowing should not be an excuse when the matter of knowing becomes a turning point in one's life - Author: Mwangala Kamwi Joshua
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#73. There is a major turning point in life when you have to decide: shall I grow old gracefully or shall I try everything to stem the tide? For me, that point came in 2001, when I stopped dyeing my hair. - Author: Nik Kershaw
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#74. I have been criticized and ridiculed for turning to astrology, but after a while, I reached the point where I didn't care. - Author: Nancy Reagan
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#75. The turning point in my career was Jaws. It was a turning point because I was a director-for-hire before Jaws and because it was such a big hit I could do any movie I wanted and Hollywood just wrote me a cheque. - Author: Steven Spielberg
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#76. The United States is at a turning point because of a decreasing influence of faith . - Author: Os Guinness
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#77. THERE must be in life something like a catastrophic turning point, when the world as we know it ceases to exist. - Author: Jan-Philipp Sendker
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#78. We haven't seen the turning point yet, but we're sticking to our bottom line, for the environment and the health of the country. - Author: Ma Jun
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#79. Fuck the drug war. Dropping acid was a profound turning point for me, a seminal experience. I make no apologies for it. More people should do acid. It should be sold over the counter. - Author: George Carlin
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#80. At one point, my house was a school for autistic children. I opened up my doors to about 30 kids and their families at the time. I was turning into Mary Poppins because I had to do something for these kids who have nowhere to go. So my house was the school for two years. - Author: Jenny McCarthy
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#81. The turning point really is just knowing you're an imbecile. - Author: Warren Cuccurullo
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#82. Revealing water in significant quantities on the Moon could truly be a turning point in space exploration. - Author: Peter Diamandis
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#83. One may prefer spring and summer to autumn and winter, but preference is hardly to the point. The earth turns, and we live in the grain of nature, turning with it. - Author: Robert Hass
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#84. Think of the Earth as a turning point in eternity. Think of the Earth as a meeting point in infinity. - Author: Yoko Ono
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#85. A turning point in the public's perception of the building art came with the publication of Frank Lloyd Wright's 'An Autobiography' of 1932, a picaresque narrative that captivated many who hadn't the slightest inkling of what architects actually did. - Author: Martin Filler
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#86. One day's experience had been the turning point in Joseph's life. Its terrible calamity had transformed him from a petted child to a man, thoughtful, courageous, and self-possessed. - - Author: Ellen G. White
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#87. I have wanted to sing for as long as I can remember. Literally, since maybe the second grade. I don't think there was one turning point where I said, "This is it". - Author: Lauren Hart
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#88. I was turning up at sets where inexperienced people were making these badly written films - but they were doing it; that was the point. They were getting their films out there. And they were paying me, so they obviously had access to money. I just thought, 'I can make something better than this.' - Author: Dexter Fletcher
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#89. The Arcturians had been the first alien race mankind had encountered, and those initial meetings had marked a turning point for the human race. - Author: James A. Moore
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#90. I think for anyone who's gone through a crisis, there comes a turning point, an epiphany, that marks the beginning of the end. - Author: Deborah Norville
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#91. It know we have a fashion of saying "such and such an event was the turning-point in my life," but we shouldn't say it. We should merely grant that its place as LAST link in the chain makes it the most CONSPICUOUS link; in real importance it has no advantage over any one of its predecessors. - Author: Mark Twain
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#92. Can I remember exactly when I 'lost' my husband? Was it the moment when I had to start tying his shoelaces for him? Or when we stopped being able to laugh with each other? Looking back, that turning point is impossible to pinpoint. But then, that's the nature of dementia. - Author: Judy Parfitt
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#93. I predict that in the years ahead Enron, not Sept. 11, will come to be seen as the greater turning point in U.S. society. - Author: Paul Krugman
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#94. There are two kinds of existentialist; first, those who are Christian ... and on the other hand the atheistic existentialists, among whom ... I class myself. What they have in common is that they think that existence precedes essence, or, if you prefer, that subjectivity must be the turning point. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#95. For the sake of your dreams, don't create negative brands for yourself, else you scare away opportunities that are meant to be your turning point! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#96. The real turning point in human history is less apt to be the day the wheel is invented or Rome falls than the day a boy is born to a couple of hick Jews. - Author: Frederick Buechner
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#97. When the ordinary thought of a highly cultivated people begins to regard 'having children' as a question of pro's and con's, the great turning point has come. - Author: Oswald Spengler
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#98. Publication there [in Nimbus] was to prove a turning point ... The publication of his next volume of verse, Come Dance with Kitty Stobling, was to be directly linked to the mini-collection in Nimbus, and his Collected Poems (1964) - Author: Patrick Kavanagh
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#99. We live on a world where if you run straight away, without turning, you return to your point of origin. So much energy can be saved and time, by dealing with the point, at its origin, that would make us run. - Author: Tom Althouse
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#100. We are at a turning point; the exploitation has now reached a pitch where the disenfranchised and exploited can look to a culpable minority with vengeful eyes. This minority, though, cannot be defined by the color of their skin but by the color of their god. Green. - Author: Russell Brand
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