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Top 100 Quotes About Top Down

#1. I started at the top and worked my way down. - Author: Orson Welles
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#2. I just know you can not be on top forever. There's always going to be the next guy, and if I'm going to go down, I'd like to know I helped the next guy take my spot. You can't prevent the inevitable, but you can join the ship. - Author: Gabriel Iglesias
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#3. Balthazar has a great New York vibe with the accent of a Parisian brasserie. I usually have the corned beef hash with a fried egg on top and wash it all down with Krug Champagne. - Author: Daniel Boulud
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#4. The Humpback Trail on New Zealand's South Island is really beautiful. It is a 70 km walk over about four days and is fairly arduous. You go through prehistoric forest and up to the top of Humpback Mountain, where there are amazing views down to the Tasman Sea. - Author: Toby Stephens
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#5. The top is not forever. Either you walk down, or you are going to be kicked down. - Author: Janet Collins
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#6. I do go through a mini depression because one minute there are people yelling and screaming for me on stage and the next I'm at home and it's dead quiet. So it takes a while to come down. - Author: Carrot Top
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#7. Top-down leaders, by withholding power from those in the ranks, deprive them of the ability to use the expertise and information vested in them to respond directly and with speed to customer concerns. - Author: Sally Helgesen
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#8. Personally, I'm not much for symbolism. I never get it. Why can't things be just as they are? I never thought to psychoanalyze Seymour Glass or sought to break down "Desolation Row." I just wanted to get lost, become one with somewhere else, slip a wreath on a steeple top solely because I wished it. - Author: Patti Smith
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#9. My first course came and I put down my book, and I just happened to put up my hand to scratch my head and discovered that my toupee had been blown by the wind and was folded over backwards on the top of my head! - Author: Derek Jacobi
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#10. You start way down on a low B flat on the tuba and you have a chromatic scale; you can match the colours all the way up, till you get to the top of the trumpet. - Author: Gerry Mulligan
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#11. In politics we face the choice between warmongering, nation-state loving, big-business agents on one hand; and risk-blind, top-down, epistemic arrogant big servants of large employers on the other. But we have a choice. - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#12. Her eyes beamed over the top of the cup like Peterbilt high beams coming over a hillcrest, full moon rising over a mountain lake with its reflected partner, 747 landing lights coming down onto a runway. - Author: Dennis Vickers
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#13. Those are the murderers of art who are sitting on the top wearing crowns of fake intelligence. Let me bring them down with the power of my art, without delaying the matter further. - Author: Jeet Aulakh
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#14. From time to time, i think of him watching me
from over the top of his glasses, or eating candy
from a jar. i remember thanking him each time
the session was done. but mostly what i see
is a human hand reaching down to lift
a pebble from my tongue - Author: Tracy K. Smith
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#15. My hands are huge. When I was on 'Scrubs,' Zach Braff used to make fun of them all the time. And now I made some list. I guess Jennifer Garner is on the top of the list for best hands and I'm fourth down. But that's for people who really like an NBA star's hands. - Author: Eliza Coupe
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#16. On 'America's Top Model,' I've always told my girls to smile with their eyes. We call it 'smizing.' Over the years, it's actually become part of pop culture. I would be walking down the street, and girls would say, 'Smize!' - Author: Tyra Banks
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#17. The cliche is that life is a mountain. You go up, reach the top and then go down. - Author: Jeanne Moreau
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#18. When Ginsburg is at the top of his game you might as well put down your toys and listen. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#19. When you break it down, Yahoo! is a Very Large Display Advertising business, with a hefty side of search and a bit of this and that on top. - Author: John Battelle
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#20. Isabelle tugged her tank top back down and glared at her brother. "You don't knock now?"
"It's my bedroom!" Alec spluttered. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#21. Changing things from the top down works when things are stable. - Author: Kevin Kelly
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#22. I don't expect to get 100 percent of what I want, but what we can't do is go back to the kind of top-down economics that doesn't work. - Author: Barack Obama
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#23. I am not interested in considering another TV series. This one was a wonderful experience which will be hard to top, and It's caused me to turn down several good film opportunities because of the schedule. - Author: Dennis Franz
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#24. I went up to the top of the career ladder and I came down again, I am past all that. - Author: Iain Duncan Smith
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#25. I do believe that any successful business starts from the top and works its way down. - Author: Dolly Parton
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#26. White folks sure is a case!" She laid three slices of bread on top of the stove. "So spoiled with colored folks waiting on 'em all their days! Don't know what they'll do in heaven, 'cause I'm gonna sit down up there myself. - Author: Langston Hughes
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#27. No matter what, my chest always tightens up before a race. A rush of adrenaline spikes all the way down my spine, and it's like I'm right there. Right on top of Kali, squeezed in that metal stall, looking out at the dirt with my heart in my throat. The starter opens the gates, and the bell rings. - Author: Mara Dabrishus
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#28. As dutiful bishops soon discover, authoritarianism, or control from the top down, characterizes the hierarchical tradition. - Author: Eugene Kennedy
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#29. When life gets you down... stand on top of it. - Author: Pattie Thomas
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#30. I think: perhaps the sky is a huge sea of fresh water and we, instead of walking under it, walk on top of it; perhaps we see everything upside down and the earth is a kind of sky, so that when we die, when we die, we fall and sink into the sky. - Author: Jose Luis Peixoto
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#31. top-down chains of command are not particularly efficient: they tend to promote stupidity among those on top and resentful foot-dragging among those on the bottom. The greater the need to improvise, the more democratic the cooperation tends to become. - Author: David Graeber
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#32. When the cold winds come and find you
Blowing down from the top of the high rise
I'll come and take you back down to Soho
Away from all those madmen's eyes - Author: Shane MacGowan
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#33. You are down in the valley and the valley is filled with smog. You can't see too well. When we meditate, we are going beyond the smog to the top of the mountain. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#34. Straddling the top of the world, one foot in China and the other in Nepal, I cleared the ice from my oxygen mask, hunched a shoulder against the wind, and stared absently down at the vastness of Tibet. - Author: Jon Krakauer
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#35. One afternoon late in October of the year 1697, Euclide Auclair, the philosopher apothecary of Quebec, stood on the top of Cap Diamant gazing down the broad, empty river far beneath him. - Author: Willa Cather
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#36. NATURAL FLEA PROTECTION FOR DOGS An easy way to protect your dog from fleas is to apply a drop or two of eucalyptus essential oil on top of her head and ears, down her spine, and on her tail. Aromatic - Author: Editors Of Storey Publishing's Country Wisdom Bulletins
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#37. A climb-out fight is where you climb a building. You climb fire escapes. You climb to the top of the building. You fight on the roof, and you fight all the way down again. - Author: Jack Kirby
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#38. These days, government employees are better off in almost every area: pay, benefits, time off, and security, on top of working fewer hours. They can thrive even in a down economy. - Author: Mortimer Zuckerman
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#39. In general we should be aware of, and protective towards, those precious legal instruments that we already possess, and which often depend on principles of equity and natural law and not on top-down legislation. - Author: Roger Scruton
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#40. Because we believe that you got to build the economy from middle out and not from the top down. - Author: Antonio Villaraigosa
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#41. my ancestors didn't fight there way to the top of the food chain to look down and see me eating leaves - Author: Leslie Connor
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#42. Emergent properties result from interactions between individual parts, so it follows that a top down analytical approach that begins with the whole and dissects it into its constituent parts is bound to miss precisely those emergent properties - Author: Manuel De Landa
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#43. The back is one of my favorite parts of a woman's body. I love to trace and lick the shallow line of her spine, from the top and all the way down to the twin dimples at the base of her lower back. - Author: Gina L. Maxwell
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#44. That's life (that's life), that's what all the people say
You're ridin' high in April, shot down in May
But I know I'm gonna change that tune
When I'm back on top, back on top in June - Author: Frank Sinatra
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#45. It was '86. We were a big enough name and we had enough cache that MTV wanted to play us, so, along with Michael Jackson and Madonna, they played our upside-down, black-and-white, backward, single unedited footage of a rock quarry with orange letters over the top of it and called it art. - Author: Michael Stipe
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#46. His understanding of the theme of the book made me hot. Right then and there, I wanted to toss him down on the floor, crawl on top of him like the Jane Austen reader I was. - Author: Ilsa Madden-Mills
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#47. Yoga has trimmed my body in a way that the gym never could. I used to be a gym rat, but I switched to yoga and am now almost 10 pounds lighter. One important thing I've gotten from yoga is breathing. When I'm cooking, the top part of my body collapses down. It cuts off my diaphragm. - Author: Giada De Laurentiis
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#48. As an HR Manager, you don't have to build a top-down perks program. You decide how much you want to invest in your employees, and then you give your employees the control to build a custom perk package for themselves. - Author: Paige Craig
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#49. Kindliness seems to exist primarily as an animal instinct, so deeply rooted that mental degeneracy, which works from the top down,does not destroy it until the mind sinks to the lower grades of idiocy. - Author: Charles Horton Cooley
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#50. She stopped pushing but declared; Prentice, I know how this works. Sure, she seems fine now. But in fifteen years when she's standing on top of a clocktower with an automatic rifle mowing down innocent bystanders, dont't call ME asking what went wrong. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#51. It was possibly the most circumspect advance in the history of military manoeuvres, right down at the bottom end of the scale that things like the Charge of the Light Brigade are at the top of. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#52. Our economy grows from the middle out, not the top down. - Author: Michael Nutter
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#53. Steele's tongue was right there, pushing Tech's ass higher so he could lick that sweet hole. Tech went crazy on top of him, driving his ass down on his mouth while Steele fucked him with his fingers. "Ohhh. - Author: A.E. Via
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#54. He could be wearing a red letterman's jacket, driving around in a Corvette with the top down, one arm on the steering wheel, on his way to pick up his girl for the sock hop. - Author: Jenny Han
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#55. The seriousness of my situation started to sink in, and again I fought panic. I pushed it down, but it was harder this time, like my insides were an open can of shaken soda and I was trying to keep it from bubbling up out of the top. - Author: Abby Sunderland
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#56. It was a figure of a whale, with a white triangle that was supposed to be its spray. The spray moved up and down above the blowhole. On top of the spray sat a black-haired woman. - Author: Paul Fleischman
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#57. It goes on top and breaks down,
It can emit a high or low sound.
Each atom of such noisy chute
Exhale the aroma of a ripe fruit. - Author: Ana Claudia Antunes
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#58. Well!' thought Alice to herself, 'after such a fall as this, I shall think nothing of tumbling down stairs! How brave they'll all think me at home! Why, I wouldn't say anything about it, even if I fell off the top of the house!' (Which was very likely true.) - Author: Lewis Carroll
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#59. I've been in crisis situations, I've been down, I've been hurt, I've been behind on the scorecards, and I've had to pull that shot out to knock somebody out. I've been in all kinds of situations and still come out on top. - Author: Tyson Fury
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#60. We have little bags we pack specifically for touch-up makeup if you're chosen for the top 16. I knew I had to sneak in my banana because nothing calms my nerves like it! I don't know if it's the potassium, but I need it before I get on stage because it always calms me down. - Author: Olivia Culpo
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#61. I got stuck up a tree when I was about seven, and my dad had to come and get the ladder to get me down. I loved to climb all the way up to the top. I must have been a koala in my past life. - Author: Miranda Kerr
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#62. Smaller government, more individual responsibility, more individual control creates more Republicans. More state power and ownership and control and top-down decision-making creates more Democrats. - Author: Grover Norquist
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#63. I love roller coasters that make my stomach drop. One ride in Las Vegas, the Big Shot, straps you into a row of seats and catapults you into the air from the top of the Stratosphere Tower - then plummets back down. I ride it over and over; it's exhilarating. - Author: Drew Barrymore
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#64. I open it so he has no choice. At the crack of the top and the sound of the fizz he winces like one more Coke down, one less in the world. - Author: Peter Heller
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#65. I was the breakable one. Women always are. It's not so much a question of one big disappointment, though. It's more like a thousand little disappointments raining down on top of each other. After a while it gets to seem like a flood, and the first thing you know you're drowning. - Author: Carol Shields
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#66. Rangers think and plan from the top down. The SEALs think and plan from the bottom up. - Author: Mark Owen
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#67. What use for? asks my mother, jiggling the table with her hand. You put something else on top, everything fall down. - Author: Amy Tan
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#68. Forget the fake syrupy stuff. Melt down a bar of chocolate, mix it into some warmed up whipping cream, and put it on top of ice cream. Add some sprinkles, and you've got a delicious treat. - Author: Blake Lively
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#69. Naturally enough when I was a young dancer, I was terribly anxious to get ahead, and to get ahead quickly. I was impatient with all those older people who talked of the long grind to the top, who turned me down for jobs I knew I could do. - Author: Anna Neagle
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#70. It's orange down low near the horizon, and pink on top, like the sky's blushing as it forces out the sun. - Author: Kim Holden
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#71. When you stand at the bottom of the mountain and look up at the mountaintop, the path looks hard and stony, and the top is obscured by clouds. But when you reach the top and you look down, you realize that there are a thousand paths that could have brought you to that place. - Author: Roz Savage
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#72. Up home we loved a good storm coming, we'd fly outdoors and run up and down to meet it," her mother used to say. "We children would run as fast as we could go along the top of that mountain when the wind was blowing, holding our arms right open. The wilder it blew the better we liked it. - Author: Eudora Welty
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#73. Fine, you do that, and you tell them that at the very first opportunity, I'm coming down there and killing all of them. Mass murder. And after they're all dead, I'm going to kick the bodies around, dance on top of them, and sing a happy song. No jury will convict me. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#74. There are cases where government-to-government aid actually has worked. Look at the eradication of smallpox and the near eradication of polio. But these are really top down solutions that require government-to-government support and aid. - Author: Jacqueline Novogratz
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#75. You can only succeed when people are communicating, not just from the top down, but in complete interchange. Communication comes from fighting off my ego and listening. - Author: Bill Walsh
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#76. The way to create art is to burn and destroy
ordinary concepts and to substitute them
with new truths that run down from the top of the head
and out of the heart - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#77. You can't build a pyramid from the top down - Author: Dan Bell
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#78. The Chinese, as befits a Communist autocracy, approached the task of dominating the Olympics with top-down military discipline. - Author: Shashi Tharoor
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#79. Typically a command and control organization uses a top-down approach in allocating work: it defines a title for an individual, like Sales Manager, and then based on that tries to figure out what kind of tasks the person - Author: Sebastian Klein
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#80. One day work is hard, and another day it is easy; but if I had waited for inspiration I am afraid I should have done nothing. The miner does not sit at the top of the shaft waiting for the coal to come bubbling up to the surface. One must go deep down, and work out every vein carefully. - Author: Sir Arthur Sullivan
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#81. I'm the boss," he said as I pulled down my pants and got into position. "Even if you're trying to be cute, no trying to passive-aggressively top me." There - Author: Skye Callahan
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#82. Don't dumb down; always write for your top five percent of readers. - Author: Martin Amis
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#83. Unlike solidarity, which is horizontal and takes place between equals, charity is top-down, humiliating those who receive it and never challenging the implicit power relations. - Author: Eduardo Galeano
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#84. Our steel-tipped step-ladder arrows will let us rescue that injured stork that settled down on top of the obelisk and can't fly away! - Author: Robert Bernstein
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#85. The multiple failures of top-down design, and the omnipresence of unintended consequences, can be attributed in large part, to the absence of relevant information. - Author: Cass R. Sunstein
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#86. As communicators and marketers, people are so accustomed to thinking from the 'top down.' Finding the great analyst or the famous journalist who will endorse what you do and tell the rest of the world to go and buy your product. - Author: Guy Kawasaki
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#87. A good many preachers say I am lowering the pulpit. I am glad I am. I am trying to get it down to the level of men's hearts. If I wanted to hit Chicago I would not put the cannon on the top of this building and fire into the air. Too many preachers fire into the air. - Author: Dwight L. Moody
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#88. I paint from the top down. From the sky, then the mountains, then the hills, then the houses, then the cattle, and then the people. - Author: Grandma Moses
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#89. Top-down management is plan-based, hierarchical, and totalitarian. Bottom-up management is humane, consensual, and egalitarian. Effective - Author: Philip Wik
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#90. I'd like to go by climbing a birch tree~
And climb black branches up a snow-white trunk
Toward heaven, till the tree could bear no more,
But dipped its top and set me down again.
That would be good both going and coming back.
One could do worse than be a swinger of birches. - Author: Robert Frost
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#91. How is your writing going, Michael?"
"Still from the top of the page on down, Mrs. Raglan. - Author: Frederic Raphael
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#92. You can't jump down the stairs in one leap, however much you might wish to, and you even more surely can't jump up it, but one step and then the next and there you are, at the top or the bottom and not a bit out of breath or discomposed. - Author: Elizabeth Aston
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#93. They've pushed me down a big ravine, but I'll get back up to the top. - Author: Tyler Hamilton
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#94. It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top. - Author: Arnold Bennett
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#95. Indelible, adj.
That first night, you took your finger and pointed to the top of my head, then traced a line between my eyes, down my nose, over my lips, my chin, my neck, to the center of my chest. It was so surprising. I knew I would never mimic it. That one gesture would be yours forever. - Author: David Levithan
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#96. In Korea, the director is on top, and the power flows down vertically. On the set, I love to come up with ideas on the spot. But in Hollywood, if I were to come up with a certain idea on set, the idea had to be taken to all these different people who had to agree. - Author: Kim Jee-woon
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#97. He'd done nothing wrong, and to prove it, I used all of my strength to pull him back on top of me. Kale lost his balance, but turned just in time and landed half on me, half on the couch. I smiled and pulled his head down to mine for a kiss he returned with urgency - Author: Inger Iversen
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#98. Some in management positions operate as if they are in a tree of monkeys. They make sure that everyone at the top of the tree looking down sees only smiles. But all too often, those at the bottom looking up see only asses. - Author: Simon Sinek
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#99. When you reach the middle of your career ladder, turn it the other way around and slide down to the top - Author: Benny Bellamacina
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#100. If ethics are poor at the top, that behavior is copied down through the organization. - Author: Robert Noyce
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