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Top 100 Quotes About Tribute

#1. I am afraid that people will think I re-illustrated 'The Little Prince,' when really, it was more a tribute to him as a dedicated pilot and a man who believed in the goodness of people. - Author: Peter Sis
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#2. Hypocrisy is a tribute that vice pays to virtue. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#3. O heart, we are old;
The living beauty is for younger men:
We cannot pay its tribute of wild tears. - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#4. Tonight, I would like to pay tribute to the greatest entertainer of all time, Mr. Elvis Presley. Elvis was Las Vegas. And if it wasn't for him, so many performers like myself would not have the chance to do what we do in this town. He really was the king. - Author: Celine Dion
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#5. The Capitol has no end of creative ways to kill people. I imagine these things and I'm terrified, but let's face it: They've been lurking in the back of my brain, anyway. I've been a tribute in the Games. Been threatened by the president. Taken a lash across my face. I'm already a target. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#6. The citizen who criticizes his country is paying it an implied tribute. - Author: J. William Fulbright
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#7. I had an invitation to contribute a track to a Robert Johnson tribute album, and it was the first time I'd done anything like that in my life. I was not brought up with the blues or anything like that, and I really, really enjoyed it. - Author: Robert Palmer
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#8. No offence to Nicki Minaj, but her career has essentially been a Lil' Kim tribute - Author: Azealia Banks
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#9. The most important tribute any human being can pay to a poem or a piece of prose he or she really loves is to learn it by heart. Not by brain, by heart; the expression is vital. - Author: George Steiner
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#10. Science is a very human form of knowledge. We are always at the brink of the known; we always feel forward for what is to be hoped. Every judgment in science stands on the edge of error and is personal. Science is a tribute to what we can know although we are fallible. - Author: Jacob Bronowski
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#11. Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart. - Author: Gene Tunney
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#12. Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. - Author: Thomas Gray
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#13. It is a principle incorporated into the settled policy of America, that as peace is better than war, war is better than tribute. - Author: James Madison
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#14. Miles Davis was a master. In every phase of his career, he understood that this music was a tribute to the African muse. - Author: Cassandra Wilson
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#15. you were
and always will be

that first ever touch
to have fertilized
the ground
beneath my life's trees

that first ever rose
to have fragranced
the rest of my memories. - Author: Sanober Khan
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#16. Tears are a tribute to our deceased friends. When the body is sown, it must be watered. But we must not sorrow as those that have no hope; for we have a good hope through grace both concerning them and concerning ourselves. - Author: Matthew Henry
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#17. It is tribute to how far we have come in theoretical physics that it now takes enormous machines and a great deal of money to perform experiments whose results we can not predict. - Author: Stephen Hawking
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#18. Universal was absolutely marvelous about sitting down with me and listening to my input. It wasn't something where they chose a bunch of songs that were best sellers. They did a marvelous job on the packaging. It's a beautiful tribute. - Author: Rita Coolidge
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#19. Confidence always pleases those who receive it. It is a tribute we pay to their merit, a deposit we commit to their trust, a pledge that gives them a claim upon us, a kind of dependence to which we voluntarily submit. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#20. The greatest tribute one can give to a writer is that it is simply enough to read him. - Author: Isaac Goldberg
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#21. Strength with which President Kennedy dispatched his enemies" - a tribute couched in rather remarkable words: Johnson described Kennedy "when he looks you straight in the eye and puts that knife into you without flinching. - Author: Robert A. Caro
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#22. Were floods of tears to be unloosed In tribute to my grief, The doves of Noah ne'er had roost Nor found an olive-leaf. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#23. She gazed and wondered, like a child or peasant, and paid her silent tribute to visible grandeur. - Author: Henry James
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#24. It's a historical phenomenon that in 250 years, a nation could move from a colony into the most prosperous nation of the world and the leader of the world. It is indeed an achievement, a tribute to the talent of the American nation, the American people and an optimal political and economic system. - Author: Vladimir Putin
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#25. Ask questions. Stay curious. It's much more important to stay interested than to be interesting. - Author: Jane Fonda
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#26. The kowtow was symbolically voluntary: it was the representative deference of a people that had been not so much conquered as awed. The tribute presented to China on such occasions was often exceeded in value by the Emperor's return gifts. - Author: Henry Kissinger
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#27. Persecution is a tribute the great must always pay for preeminence. - Author: Oliver Goldsmith
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#28. The original series of Watchmen is the complete story that Alan Moore and I wanted to tell. However, I appreciate DC's reasons for this initiative and the wish of the artists and writers involved to pay tribute to our work. May these new additions have the success they desire. - Author: Dave Gibbons
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#29. We want to make certain that every American who stood in silent tribute to Rosa Parks hopes that the Sepreme Court Judge will break silence and speak out clearly for the civil rights that define our unity as a nation. - Author: Dick Durbin
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#30. In a general sense, all contributions imposed by the government upon individuals for the service of the state, are called taxes, by whatever name they may be known, whether by the name of tribute, tythe, tallage, impost, duty, gabel, custom, subsidy, aid, supply, excise, or other name. - Author: Joseph Story
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#31. I want to do something, right here, right now, to shame them, to make them accountable, to show the Capitol that whatever they do or force us to do there is a part of every tribute they can't own. That Rue was more than a piece in their Games. And so am I. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#32. It's modern day. It is modern day. Some of the cars are older but it is absolutely modern day. There are modern cars in it, modern people, modern clothes, modern talk. We wrote 'Valentine' to sort of pay tribute to all the old slasher movies that we grew up with and I think that we did that. - Author: Todd Farmer
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#33. Walter Elias Disney is the name on this Window, although it is actually a tribute to all Disneyland Resort Cast Members, past and present. - Author: Jeff Heimbuch
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#34. So while the book Giving Back serves as a moving tribute, "The Soul of Philanthropy" exhibit and its programs are meant to compel us toward a triumphant movement of conscious giving for social change. - Author: Valaida Fullwood
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#35. It's funny; it's a real balancing act. In TV, everybody's talking about authenticity. In order to make 'Dirty Jobs' authentic, I really can't be overly informed. The minute I am, I become a host ... It's a very tricky business paying a tribute to work, because TV is very bad at it. - Author: Mike Rowe
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#36. At the opposite pole from the gift is tribute - that is, a grant made out of fear and under threat. A threat is a statement of the form you do something that I want or I will do something that you do not want. - Author: Kenneth E. Boulding
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#37. Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue. - Author: Grover Norquist
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#38. By giving too much importance to fine actions one may end by paying an indirect but powerful tribute to evil, because in so doing one implies that such fine actions are only valuable because they are rare, and that malice or indifference are far more common motives in the actions of men. - Author: Albert Camus
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#39. I wanted to completely honor The REV and pay tribute to him and carry on the legacy that he intended with this record. - Author: Mike Portnoy
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#40. I volunteer as tribute - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#41. At this point I've got a bit of a track record. So people realize that when 'Weird Al' wants to go parody, it's not meant to make them look bad ... it's meant to be a tribute. - Author: Al Yankovic
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#42. Everything is brand-new, I will be the first and only tribute to use this Launch Room. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#43. I have a knack for writing tribute songs for people who will never know about them. - Author: Steve Forbert
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#44. And don't ye be adding any more bows to that. God help ye, it looked like a blind gypsy dropped off a tribute to Herne in your living room. - Author: Rhys Ford
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#45. In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute. - Author: Thurgood Marshall
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#46. If I'm ever lucky enough to be part of an awards tribute, I hope they play 'Muffin Top' in my little clip. That's how I want to be remembered. - Author: Jane Krakowski
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#47. Good-hearted laughter is a tribute to the happy God, who created laughter and delights to enter into it with us. - Author: Randy Alcorn
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#48. He's written some great songs. I thought that 'Blues Man' was a perfect song for me to do as a tribute. - Author: Alan Jackson
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#49. offering silent tribute to the unwillingness of any bureaucracy to go out of business. By - Author: Scott Turow
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#50. Self-reflection, the ability to make of his own deepest feelings an object which he could set before him and pay it tribute, and, in the next breath, perhaps, ridicule it, was a thing he had developed to the highest degree. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#51. What am I supposed to do if I go bald? Get a wig? Fat, goofy, gay, wig. I might as well get a piano and start an Elton John tribute act! - Author: Alan Carr
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#52. It is a tribute to the peculiar horror of contemporary life that it makes the worst features of earlier times
the stupefaction of the masses, the obsessed and driven lives of the bourgeoisie
seem attractive by comparison. - Author: Christopher Lasch
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#53. Dear Lady Gaga , thank you for the wonderful tribute. Oh my god, it really warmed my heart! - Author: Julie Andrews
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#54. Watching the Commons tribute to Margaret Thatcher was like being suffocated inside a gigantic sticky toffee pudding, but one with nasty bogeys planted inside. There was much of the 'Margaret Thatcher who was lucky enough to know me,' especially from her own side of the House. - Author: Simon Hoggart
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#55. We're paying the highest tribute you can pay a man. We trust him to do right. It's that simple. - Author: Harper Lee
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#56. The course led them to the moment when, in answer to the highest of one's values, one's spirit makes one's body become the tribute, recasting it
as proof, as sanction, as reward
into a single sensation of such intensity of joy that no other sanction of one's existence is necessary. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#57. The Ventoux is a god of Evil, to which sacrifices must be made. It never forgives weakness and extracts an unfair tribute of suffering. - Author: Roland Barthes
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#58. One of them would definitely be the Nelson Mandela gig, when I played the tribute song for him. He was up and dancing, and he really enjoyed it. It was a really lovely occasion. - Author: Joan Armatrading
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#59. Restraint, soberness, the matured thought, the unselfish act, they are necessities of the barbarous state, the life of dangers. Dourness is man's tribute to unconquered nature. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#60. A great leader must always keep in mind the golden rule: respect for their subordinates.
Tribute to Noah Sealth. - Author: Miguel El Portugues
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#61. On July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong, another American born and raised in western Ohio, stepped onto the moon, he carried with him, in tribute to the Wright brothers, a small swatch of the muslin from a wing of their 1903 Flyer. - Author: David McCullough
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#62. Cherish your old apartments and pause for a moment when you pass them. Pay tribute, for they are the caretakers for your reinventions. - Author: Colson Whitehead
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#63. Franklin was the best known of the Founding Fathers. His death could not go without some sort of official notice. The House of Representatives, after listening to a brief tribute by James Madison, voted to wear badges of mourning for two months and then got on with business. - Author: Edmund Morgan
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#64. As a privileged survivor of the First World War, I hope I may be allowed to interject here a deeply felt tribute to those who were not fortunate enough to succeed, but who shared the signal honor of trying to the last to salvage peace. - Author: Rene Cassin
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#65. I did a song, "Court and Spark," for a Joni Mitchell tribute album that's yet to see the light of day. So she's someone I'd like to do something with, sure. I worked with the great guitar player Bill Frisell on Phantom Moon - that was fun. I'm such a fan; he's amazing. - Author: Duncan Sheik
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#66. Situated on an island which I think it will one day cover, it rises like Venice from the sea, and like that fairest of cities in the days of her glory, receives into its lap tribute of all the riches of the earth. - Author: Frances Trollope
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#67. Our modern conception of the universe is so foreign to what even scientists generally believed a mere century ago that it is a tribute to the power of the scientific method and the creativity and persistence of humans who want to understand it. - Author: Lawrence M. Krauss
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#68. Many of the songs were written as a way of paying tribute to specific people, but in the end the songs took on a life of their own and I didn't worry about accuracy or biographical truth, so it's not a problem. - Author: Michael Gira
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#69. I pay tribute to the writing always. The writer is a creative artist and the director is an interpretive artist and the actors are interpretive. You take zero and make it into something, that's always amazing to me. - Author: Clint Eastwood
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#70. Nine times out of 10 when people do a tribute album or tribute songs for somebody, it's what I call 'white boys playing reggae'. They know they can't, we know they can't, so they sing like they can't and play like they can't. They gently make fun of the idiom or sing in a false accent. - Author: David Lee Roth
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#71. Nature always levies her tribute. - Author: Gene Stratton-Porter
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#72. You must understand what the Parthenon Marbles mean to us. They are our pride. They are our sacrifices. They are our noblest symbol of excellence. They are a tribute to the democratic philosophy. They are our aspirations and our name. They are the essence of Greekness. - Author: Melina Mercouri
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#73. The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of man's determination to use the resources of nature to refresh mind and body and enjoy to the full the senses with which he has been endowed. - Author: David Daiches
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#74. It was a black and white day of frost, which crawled along the dark trees and outlined twig and branch. The air was misty, and distant objects assumed a mysterious importance. Slight sounds, too, suggested infinite activities to the mind.

("A Tribute Of Souls") - Author: Robert S. Hichens
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#75. Many old music hall fans were present at the funeral today of Fred 'Chuckles' Jenkins, Britain's oldest and unfunniest comedian. In tribute, the vicar read out one of Fred's jokes, and the congregation had two minutes silence. - Author: Ronnie Barker
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#76. It's a tribute to the human brain that anyone is able to function out there on television in a talk situation that is entirely artificial. - Author: Dick Cavett
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#77. When my father began his work in the 1970s it was a very different EU. I pay tribute to what he did. But it has now become a very different proposition: the United States of Europe. - Author: Boris Johnson
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#78. I decided it was time to pay tribute to my own songs, to give them the opportunity to mature and be adult. - Author: Nanci Griffith
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#79. I'm never in my life going to do a record that's a tribute to myself. I don't need it. - Author: Quincy Jones
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#80. But I'd rather look like you than be pretty, she told Anne sincerely.
Anne laughed, sipped honey from the tribute, and cast away the sting. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#81. No tribute is laid on castles in the air. - Author: Charles Churchill
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#82. I tried to pay some small tribute to A Man and a Woman (1966) with the recurring musical theme. - Author: Dwight Yoakam
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#83. The real legacy of Christian homeschooling is people who grow to adulthood and influence a new generation of children. And the greatest tribute possible to the homeschooling parent is to see that work carry forward. - Author: Alexandra Swann
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#84. Ry Cooder for me is a master, a great master that has a wonderful feel for Cuban music. He's also paid tribute my talent a bit, even though I don't know half of what he knows. - Author: Compay Segundo
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#85. I love drinking now and then. It defecates the standing pool of thought. A man perpetually in the paroxysm and fears of inebriety is like a half-drowned stupid wretch condemned to labor unceasingly in water; but a now-and-then tribute to Bacchus is like the cold bath, bracing and invigorating. - Author: Robert Burns
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#86. I feel it is time that I also pay tribute to my four writers, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#87. You who seek God, apart, apart The thing you seek, thou art, thou art. If you want to seek the Beloved's face. Polish the mirror, gaze into that space. These words were written by Rumi as a tribute for his master guru Shams of Tabriz. - Author: Wayne W. Dyer
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#88. The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude. - Author: Thornton Wilder
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#89. This is a very insulting tribute
But take it in good heart
Congratulations Mom and Dad
You've reached Silver together ... apart
Lots of love etc - Author: John Walter Bratton
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#90. I like visiting people's homes on Saint Joseph's Day, when people set up altars, serve food as a tribute to the saint, and invite the public - I enjoy that much more than Mardi Gras. - Author: Poppy Z. Brite
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#91. To shoot a man because one disagrees with his interpretation of Darwin or Hegel is a sinister tribute to the supremacy of ideas in human affairs
but a tribute nevertheless. - Author: George Steiner
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#92. I think Queen tribute bands are great. However, we have to keep them at arm's length, otherwise it could be too dangerous. - Author: Brian May
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#93. This book is a tribute to the men and women who dared. Who, to this day, endure ignorance, closed minds, righteousness, and prudery. Their lives are not easy. But their cocktail parties are the best. p - Author: Mary Roach
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#94. Sir Alex, one of the best managers of all time. After 26 years of success in the game, we all owe him a tribute. - Author: Vincent Kompany
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#95. I do everything I do to pay tribute to my great-grandfather. - Author: Nik Wallenda
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#96. Woe to us if we get our satisfaction from the food in the kitchen and the TV in the den and the sex in the bedroom with an occasional tribute to the cement blocks in the basement! - Author: John Piper
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#97. I mostly play old period songs, as they suit a ukulele more. I bought it when I saw the tribute concert to George Harrison. Joe Brown came on and sang 'I'll See You In My Dreams,' and there wasn't a dry eye in the house. - Author: Charles Dance
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#98. Admiral Dahlgren's twenty-one-year-old son, Ulric, had lost a leg at Gettysburg. When he appeared at a Washington party, he was surrounded by pretty girls. They stayed by his side all night, refusing to dance, in tribute to the handsome colonel who had been known as an expert waltzer. - Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin
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#99. I wanted to make a movie that was kind of a tribute to the way I feel when I watch a John Hughes movie. - Author: Joel Edgerton
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#100. Christianity is entitled to the tribute of respect. I do not of course mean that all individuals, nominally Christian, deserve trust, confidence, or even respect, for the contrary is too often the case. Too often, men hold religion as they do property - in their wives' names. - Author: David Josiah Brewer
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