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Top 40 Quotes About Touchstones

#1. When Marvel approached me about possibly bringing back a She-Hulk solo series, a few touchstones for a take immediately popped into my head - make her an attorney. Make her charming and fun, not weighed down by the various things life will throw at her. Give her a vibrant social life. - Author: Charles Soule
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#2. I can't divorce myself from my childhood. I try to write as much fiction as I possibly can, but there are so many things that are touchstones of my childhood like being on the swim team and playing soccer and the particularities of sports season and environments that make their way into my books. - Author: Jeff Kinney
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#3. My music and my fan base is really built off of my lifestyle. - Author: Wiz Khalifa
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#4. Our touchstones of slavery are 'Song of the South,' 'Gone With the Wind' and 'The Birth of a Nation.' It's hard to separate the cinematic quality from the underlying themes. I appreciate the films, but the message was repugnant. - Author: John Ridley
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#5. One of the goals of life is to try and be in touch with one's most personal themes-the values, the ideas, styles, colors that are the touchstones of one's own individual life, its real texture and substance. - Author: Gloria Vanderbilt
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#6. Parents must lead by example. Don't use the cliche; do as I say and not as I do. We are our children's first and most important role models. - Author: Lee Haney
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#7. Anyone who thinks I'm a plastic-surgery freak is insane. - Author: Jennifer Grey
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#8. I think by shattering it we can create a new form, a new way to look at what is valuable - how we decide what is valuable. - Author: Ai Weiwei
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#9. There was an elegance to things back then. With everything around us changing so quickly, it doesn't hurt to have a few touchstones to the past. Reminds me what's important. - Author: Phil Coulson
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#10. The truest poetry is the most feigning. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#11. In time, foods such as hamburgers and ice cream became more than just meals. They became part of American history and culture, touchstones that are almost immediately nostalgic and sentimental no matter how old you are or what part of the country you are from. - Author: Homaro Cantu
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#12. When I erase a word with a pencil, where does it go? - Author: Steven Wright
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#13. the symbolic dimensions of disaster and recovery cannot be separated from political history. Even as buildings and memorials become the touchstones of memory and identity, they are also implicated in larger social, cultural, and political processes. - Author: Lawrence J. Vale
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#14. Travel does this: it creates space that allows thoughts and memories to intrude and assert themselves with impunity. Smells and sights, the quality of light, the honk of a horn
can all act as touchstones when least expected. - Author: Andrew McCarthy
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#15. The shattered wall,
the broken tower
have a story to tell -
from the touchstones of ruins
and ancient texts
we make a pilgrimage.

from The Ruins - Author: Michael Alexander
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#16. Black women are the touchstone by which all that is human can be measured. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#17. The rest of the day seemed to creep by as slow as a worm in molasses. - Author: George R R Martin
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#18. Dreams are the touchstones of our characters. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#19. I don't use a computer in writing at all. I'm sort of old-fashioned about it. - Author: James Horner
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#20. Drudgery is one of the finest touchstones of character there is. Drudgery is work that is very far removed from anything to do with the ideal - the utterly mean grubby things; and when we come in contact with them we know instantly whether or not we are spiritually real. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#21. In all we do we must cultivate faith. Increased faith is the touchstone to improved church performance. - Author: Gordon B. Hinckley
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#22. Don't we all hope to die with a smile on our faces? - Author: Jeff O'Brien
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#23. Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency. - Author: Barack Obama
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#24. Pain is the touchstone of all growth - Author: Bill W.
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#25. The three touchstones that woke Buddha up - sickness, old age, and death - are a pretty good place to start when crafting a tragic tale. And if we need to get more specific: heartbreak, destruction, miscomprehension, natural disasters, betrayal, and the waste of human potential. - Author: Paul Di Filippo
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#26. The true touchstone of wit is the impromptu. - Author: Moliere
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#27. Many of the most frequent fallacies in economic reasoning come from the propensity, especially marked today, to think in terms of an abstraction - the collectivity, the "nation" - and to forget or ignore the individuals who make it up and give it meaning. - Author: Henry Hazlitt
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#28. The only reason baseball's numerical touchstones have any significance is that most players - even the game's greats - peter out just barely before they reach them. - Author: Stephen Rodrick
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#29. One should not wish anyone disagreeable conditions of life; but for him who is involved in them by chance, they are touchstones of characters and of the most decisive value to man. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#30. My greatest influence has been the blues. And that's a literary influence, because I think the blues is the best literature that we as black Americans have. - Author: August Wilson
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#31. We laugh & it pits the world against us. - Author: Richard Siken
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#32. I wasn't a big fan of Instagram at first. I felt it was watering down the way music is perceived 'cause it made things seem more normal. - Author: Ciara
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#33. When I was at home I was in a better place - Author: William Shakespeare
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#34. Chess is the touchstone of intellect. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#35. I realized that life is so short: Why waste one minute of it worrying what other people think or say about you, or what score you got on some test? Why not believe what you want to believe, and do what you love? - Author: Meg Cabot
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#36. In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion. - Author: Carol P. Christ
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#37. Stories are always true ... it's the facts that mislead. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#38. Parents remain our touchstones, fellow travelers, even after death. They are both missing and present. - Author: Ellen Goodman
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#39. We innovate by starting with the customer and working backwards. That becomes the touchstone for how we invent. - Author: Jeff Bezos
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#40. Every noble house had its words. Family mottoes, touchstones, prayers of sorts, they boasted of honor and glory, promised loyalty and truth, swore faith and courage. All but the Starks. Winter is coming, said the Stark words. - Author: George R R Martin
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