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#1. Live your life with a smile regardless the circumstances. - Author: Josh Thomson
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#2. 'Tis easier for the generous to forgive, than for offence to ask it. - Author: James Thomson
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#3. Statues and pictures and verse may be grand, But they are not the Life for which they stand. - Author: James Thomson
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#4. Once in a stately passion I cried with desperate grief
'Oh Lord, my heart is black with guile, of sinners I am chief'
Then stooped my guardian angel and whispered from behind
'Vanity my little man, you're nothing of the kind'
- Author: James Thomson
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#5. I said to my friends that if I was going to starve, I might as well starve where the food is good. - Author: Virgil Thomson
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#6. Seems like people could behave themselves without making a calculation regarding how likely or unlikely they are to kill other people. - Author: Robert James Thomson
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#7. Steve Harmison was a big disappointment in South Africa, and I don't know the reason why, but he has to lift his game. - Author: Jeff Thomson
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#8. The fig tree had dropped its fruit all over the ground. Ripe figs lay in the dust, exploded, bloody, as if the sky had rained organs. - Author: Rupert Thomson
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#9. Verbal communication about music is impossible except among musicians. - Author: Virgil Thomson
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#10. We tried to change Vietnam. Instead, Vietnam changed us. - Author: Tony Thomson
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#11. Any fool can be happy, she liked to say. The hard part is feeling like you matter - Author: James Whitfield Thomson
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#12. His work was so great that it cannot be compassed in a few words. His death is one of the greatest losses ever to occur to British science.

{Describing Ernest Rutherford upon his death at age 66. Thomson, then 80 years old, was once his teacher.} - Author: J.J. Thomson
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#13. The strong man lit a cigarette. It looked too frail for his hand. They looked like King Kong and Fay Wray, that hand, that cigarette. There was a movie going on right under his nose and he didn't even know. The guy had about one brain cell and he was doing time in it. - Author: Rupert Thomson
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#14. The sharp thrill of seeing them [killdeer birds] reminded me of childhood happiness, gifts under the Christmas tree, perhaps, a kind of euphoria we adults manage to shut out most of the time. This is why I bird-watch, to recapture what it's like to live in this moment, right now. - Author: Lynn Thomson
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#15. I have a magpie mind. I like anything that glitters. - Author: Roy Thomson
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#16. Social media isn't something that you "do", instead you have to "be" social. - Author: Peter Thomson
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#17. I think the most important quality in a birdwatcher is a willingness to stand quietly and see what comes. Our everyday lives obscure a truth about existence - that at the heart of everything there lies a stillness and a light. - Author: Lynn Thomson
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#18. He'd learned something. Life was booby-trapped and there was no easy passage through. You had to jump from colour to colour, from happiness to happiness. And all those possible explosions in between. It could be all over any time. - Author: Rupert Thomson
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#19. People think copywriters are obsessed with words.
This isn't correct.
The word should be 'infatuated' - it fits the context better. - Author: Jamie Thomson
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#20. When he asked if I would like to try second base, I thought, Hey, get me in the lineup. - Author: Bobby Thomson
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#21. Thomson's small oil sketches of the last years palpitate and throb. They are as direct in attack as a punch in the nose. - Author: Harold Town
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#22. The cars themselves are getting smarter and will be increasingly able to assist drivers - to the point where the cars will be completely automated. - Author: Robert James Thomson
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#23. You carry your country with you, it's part of your baggage. - Author: Roy Thomson
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#24. Go pick bananas, we'll run the canal. - Author: Meldrim Thomson Jr.
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#25. I would love to be in 'The Hunger Games.' I'm one of the few people who haven't read the books, because unfortunately, I'm not a big book reader. I do read a lot of scripts and I read the script and I loved it. So, yeah, I'd love to be in 'The Hunger Games.' - Author: Cassi Thomson
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#26. Metro, built in the late 20th century, is the most escalator-dependent system in the world. - Author: Robert James Thomson
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#27. Sir William Thomson, also known as Lord Kelvin, was an ingenious physicist and engineer, and he said that when you can measure something and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you can't measure it or express it numbers, your knowledge is lacking. - Author: Michael Matthews
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#28. I seem to write an opera about every 20 years; if you live long enough you can write four operas. I finished my third in 1970. - Author: Virgil Thomson
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#29. Thomson's views on the recent age of the world have been for some time one of my sorest troubles. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#30. [Gertrude Stein] really needed someone like Virgil Thomson, whom she respected, to sit on her a bit and make her devise some plot. - Author: James Laughlin
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#31. I don't know of any source for online maps showing the platform, stairs, escalators, elevators, mezzanines and other station details. - Author: Robert James Thomson
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#32. Give us more and more of real Christianity, and we shall need less of its evidences. Act upon the supposition that Christ is a Divine Teacher, and you will soon have a demonstration of its truth. - Author: Edward Thomson
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#33. ...there is no logic to love. - Author: Lynn Thomson
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#34. Some people are very competitive in their birding. Maybe they'll die happy, having seen a thousand species before they die, but I'll die happy knowing I've spent all that quiet time being present. - Author: Lynn Thomson
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#35. The method of electrocution would be much better than the old method of hanging. - Author: Meldrim Thomson Jr.
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#36. I went into the Air Corps from 1943 through 1945. - Author: Bobby Thomson
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#37. I listened to the pure crystalline notes of one of Mozart's concertos dropping at my feet like leaves from the trees. - Author: Virgil Thomson
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#38. That's what birthdays were. Days when you found out where you stood. Who was on your side and who wasn't. Nothing to do with how old you were. - Author: Rupert Thomson
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#39. Socialism has been preached for so long, the British people no longer have any sense of personal responsibility. - Author: Roy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson Of Fleet
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#40. The electron: may it never be of any use to anybody! - Author: Joseph John Thomson
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#41. Some people make a separate argument about the red light cameras. They say it just changes the type of crash that's most likely to occur at an intersection. - Author: Robert James Thomson
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#42. There are no war stories. I ended up a bombardier, but I never got overseas. And it wasn't because I was playing baseball either. It was just a series of things that went on. - Author: Bobby Thomson
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#43. Mathematics, as much as music or any other art, is one of the means by which we rise to a complete self-consciousness. The significance of mathematics resides precisely in the fact that it is an art; by informing us of the nature of our own minds it informs us of much that depends on our minds. - Author: Antoine Thomson D'Abbadie
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#44. Her smiles were blurred, as if seen from a moving train. Her eyes always creased at the edges by dreams of leaving. - Author: Rupert Thomson
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#45. Her parents were going to a conference for the weekend. The conference was called "Lawyers are Lovely, Great and Superb: so Why Does Everyone Think that They are Liars, Greedy and Scum?" and Mr Thomson was doing a speech called "Ten Tips to Make Lawyers as Popular as Doctors. - Author: Jaclyn Moriarty
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#46. Nobody likes paying tolls. It's difficult to explain the concept of dynamic tolling, where the price varies to maintain the flow of traffic. And it's difficult to explain why highway widenings don't wind up helping commuters in the long run. - Author: Robert James Thomson
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#47. Broken marriages, conflicts of loyalty, the problems of everyday life fall away as one faces up to [Jeff] Thomson. - Author: Mike Brearley
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#48. This Mr Thomson seems a gentleman of some choice qualities, though perhaps a trifle bloody-minded. It would please me none the worse, if (with all his merits) he were soused in the North Sea; for the man, Mr Balfour, is a sore embarrassment. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#49. When different generations of cars are combined into one train, it messes with the loudspeaker system. - Author: Robert James Thomson
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#50. Thomson: "Just our luck! The one time we manage to catch the culprits they turn out to be innocent! It's really too bad of them!"
Thompson: "You'd think they'd done it on purpose! - Author: Herge
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#51. When they see beyond the sky,
When they know beyond the mind,
When they hear the song of the Burning Light;
Take these Gifts of My Outstretched Hand,
Weave them together.
I shall come. - Author: Rachel Starr Thomson
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#52. I enjoy hitting a batsman more than getting him out. I like to see blood on the pitch. And I've been training on whisky. - Author: Jeff Thomson
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#53. Growing up, you look at guys like Jeff Thomson as heroes, so going past him is pretty special. - Author: Brett Lee
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#54. There is no counting the unsolved problems of Natural History. - Author: J. Arthur Thomson
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#55. The chief end of science is to make things clear, the educative aim is to foster the inquisitive spirit. - Author: J. Arthur Thomson
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#56. Flying daggers don't kill people, Chloe thought, leaping sidewise at the last minute to avoid one, grabbing the pedestrian rail. People kill people. - Author: Celia Thomson
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#57. This would have once been a place for contemplation. He looked up at the towers surrounding him. Many of the dead bodies had been removed. Their places had been taken by the living. - Author: Rupert Thomson
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#58. You can think best when you're happiest. - Author: Peter Thomson
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#59. He looked both proud and guilty of something. As if happiness was a reward and he wasn't sure he'd done enough to deserve it. - Author: Rupert Thomson
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#60. The U.N. is an American-based bastion of foreign spies. Russia has more spies in the U.S. than there are members of the F.B.I. - Author: Meldrim Thomson Jr.
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#61. Rule, Britannia, rule the waves; Britons never will be slaves. - Author: James Thomson
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#62. To be reminded of life's mysteries was a delicious gift. - Author: Lynn Thomson
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#63. Go to the family where darkness and suspicion and jealousy and disorder reign, and if they will but receive Christ, mark how light and confidence and order and peace spring up. Go to the regions of superstition and idolatry, and see what transformations are effected by Jesus. - Author: Edward Thomson
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#64. As the train rounded the curve, the great smoking stacks of the Edgar Thomson works, the flaming converters belching forth, made such a vivid impression upon my youthful mind that it will never fade. I thought I had seen the very acme of what might be accomplished in an industrial way. - Author: Charles M. Schwab
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#65. As for editorial content, that's the stuff you separate the ads with. - Author: Roy Thomson
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#66. In Paris, you learn wit, in London you learn to crush your social rivals, and in Florence you learn poise. - Author: Virgil Thomson
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#67. Do not imagine that mathematics is hard and crabbed, and repulsive to common sense. It is merely the etherealization of common sense. - Author: William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin
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#68. It is faster to make a four-inch mirror then a six-inch mirror than to make a six-inch mirror. - Author: Thomson
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#69. Ingratitude is treason to mankind. - Author: James Thomson
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#70. Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise, of health. - Author: James Thomson
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#71. I know no subject more elevating, more amazing, more ready to the poetical enthusiasm, the philosophical reflection, and the moral sentiment than the works of nature. Where can we meet such variety, such beauty, such magnificence? - Author: James Thomson
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#72. I don't have to worry No matter what they do to it, it works. - Author: Virgil Thomson
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#73. A light, tender, sensitive touch is worth a ton of brawn. - Author: Peter Thomson
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#74. I don't see any possible excuse for any driver anywhere to endanger people. - Author: Robert James Thomson
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#75. She often felt like she had been cast in a supporting
role with the film that was Louise. And there was more melodrama to be found there than a full-scale Merchant-Ivory period production. Tonight, she was certain, would be no exception. - Author: Kerri Thomson
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#76. Doctor Simons? This is Thomson... No, without a 'P', as in Venezuela... - Author: Herge
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#77. He was dropped under a streetlamp, the only person left on the bus. A patch of mauled light. Gritty pavement, scarred with a million cigarette burns. Weeds and spit and oil. Place like this, the only glitter was the knife just before it sank in. Place like this, there wasn't any gold. - Author: Rupert Thomson
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#78. Run the race set before you with integrity, and you will make a difference. - Author: Douglas W. Thomson
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#79. Many Saturday mornings, I take 495 from Fairfax to Maryland in the morning, and I'm astonished by the speed of many of the drivers. Even when I drive 70 mph, I'm being passed by people driving 80-90+ at times. - Author: Robert James Thomson
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#80. Lincoln did but pour the soul of the nation into the monumental act of universal liberty; and that soul was inspired by the gospel. - Author: Edward Thomson
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#81. The steam engine has done much more for science than science has done for the steam engine. - Author: William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin
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#82. That which makes people dissatisfied with their condition, is the chimerical idea they form of the happiness of others. - Author: James Thomson
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#83. I've got money so I'm a Conservative. - Author: Roy Thomson
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#84. But who can paint like Nature? Can imagination boast, amid its gay creation, hues like hers? - Author: James Thomson
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#85. Many police officers watch for vehicles without headlights because it's a telltale of a drunk driver. - Author: Robert James Thomson
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#86. I don't believe any sort of traveler does a better job than any other sort of traveler at obeying traffic safety laws. It's difficult to foresee a camera program that can be used with bikers and walkers. - Author: Robert James Thomson
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#87. Automate the headlights so drivers can't forget to turn them on in low visibility. - Author: Robert James Thomson
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#88. I'm frank, brutally frank. And even when I'm not frank, I look frank. - Author: Roy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson Of Fleet
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#89. The basic human craving is for meaning. - Author: Colin Argyle Thomson
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#90. She looked the way a rose petal looks when you crush it between finger and thumb. - Author: Rupert Thomson
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#91. Every bird at the marsh filled us with a little light. I wondered if I was just so simple that this was all it took. But then I thought, I'm lucky that this is all it takes, and knew that I was especially lucky that this was all it took for my teenaged son, too. - Author: Lynn Thomson
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#92. That's the original problem from which the escalator mess stems. There's just too many of them. - Author: Robert James Thomson
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#93. How does a boot to the groin region sound?" A quick smirk. "I'll even pay you." Tommy feigned shock. "Jeez, no wonder you're making no money. Your customer service is lousy. - Author: Jennifer Lee Thomson
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#94. The difference between winning and losing is always a mental one. - Author: Peter Thomson
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#95. The projectors in the theater practically shut down with boredom - Author: Desson Thomson
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#96. There are easily accessible programs to help aging drivers maintain their skills, or recognize when they need to give up their cars. - Author: Robert James Thomson
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#97. Agee wrote like someone who had not just viewed the movie but been in it - out with it, as if it were a girl; drinking with it; driving in the night with it. - Author: David Thomson
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#98. I think you've just defined religion in its purest sense. Awe at what we can't explain. - Author: Eric Thomson
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#99. The only real danger is flinching, seeming to notice your own nakedness. If you don't flinch, you're merely nude, which is a classically recognized form of beauty. - Author: David Thomson
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#100. Like having your own licence to print money. - Author: Roy Thomson
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