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Top 100 Quotes About Tubes

#1. The art of phlebotomy originated with bloodletting in 1400 B.C., and the modern clinical lab emerged in the 1960s - and it has not fundamentally evolved since then. You go in, sit down, they put a tourniquet on your arm, stick you with a needle, take these tubes and tubes of blood. - Author: Elizabeth Holmes
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#2. They came out. They were children. They wore rags and their skin was livid with sores. Their veins were tubes, their hair wire. Sapphique reached out and touched them.
'You are the ones who will save us,' he said. - Author: Catherine Fisher
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#3. Mr. Bucket was the only person in the family with a job. He worked in a toothpaste factory, where he sat all day long at a bench and screwed the little caps onto the tops of the tubes of toothpaste after the tubes had been filled. - Author: Roald Dahl
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#4. Everything in me wanted to just cross out that ridiculous 3.5-hour scheduled writing appointment and go eat fries in the midst of colored plastic tubes and screaming kids. - Author: Lysa TerKeurst
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#5. Everything that matters in life flows through tubes. - Author: Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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#6. The funnel-shaped devices are tremie tubes, which are apparently being used to avoid having the wet concrete free fall into the forms where the 4-cubic-yard buckets could not fit to pour directly. - Author: Ray Bottenberg
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#7. Emotion that I experienced on first seeing the fresh paint come out of the tube ... the impression of colours strewn over the palette: of colours - alive, waiting, as yet unseen and hidden in their little tubes ... - Author: Wassily Kandinsky
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#8. I saw what happened when a dictator was allowed to take over a piece of a country and the country went down the tubes. And I saw the opposite during the war when America joined the fight. - Author: Madeleine Albright
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#9. The light was frozen, dead, a ghost. Only from the yellow barrels of the microscopes did it borrow a certain rich and living substance, lying along the polished tubes like butter, streak after luscious streak in long recession down the work tables. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#10. Hold your head up to the gun of a million cathode ray tubes aired at your tiny skull. - Author: Jethro Tull
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#11. UNIVAC: a device, which contained 20,000 vacuum tubes, occupied 1,500 square feet and weighed 40 tons; there was also a laptop version weighing 27 tons. - Author: Dave Barry
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#12. There's no good way to die, you know? No way I've seen, anyway. It all ends with tubes and bedpans and IVs and I just
smoking gets me out of there. Gets me outside, gets me away from all the
"Sick people?" I say, and she shakes her head.
"Away from my life. - Author: Elizabeth Scott
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#13. Just because something has tubes doesn't mean it's the best. I mean, tubes are obviously good, but the circuit of this thing is designed well and it sounds good. - Author: Dweezil Zappa
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#14. My first summer in college I worked in a fruit fly lab where I had two jobs: dissect the fruit fly larvae brains and incinerate the old tubes of flies. - Author: Emily Oster
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#15. Chemists did it in their tubes and doctors did it with patience, but only a techie would do it in geometric progression. - Author: Greg Bear
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#16. Whenever someone says zygotes are babies, I reply: 'Imagine a thousand zygotes in test tubes in one room, and three toddlers in another. A fire breaks out, and you only have time to get to one room. Which would you save from burning - the zygotes or the children?' - Author: Kurt Eichenwald
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#17. Patriarchy is women structuring lifelong decisions around men they haven't met. - Author: Maggie Young
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#18. Do you have the tubes to ask me out or not? - Author: Charli Frisky
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#19. The warmth and the soft glow of the tubes also attracted moths, which would fly through ENIAC's innards and cause short circuits. Ever since, the process of fixing computer problems has been known as debugging. - Author: T.R. Reid
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#20. Put Smarties tubes on cats legs, make them walk like a robot. - Author: Jimmy Carr
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#21. Very few artistic partnerships last more than 10 years, and if they do they tend to go down the tubes. - Author: Tim Rice
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#22. I don't know what'll ever happen if I'm in a healthy relationship. My writing career will go down the tubes. - Author: Jason Fuchs
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#23. You threaten my balls every day."
"That's because they're hanging around my sister," Rose snaps. I hate that she makes a good point. "And you have full right to threaten my eggs or fallopian tubes. Have at them."
I grimace. "I'm not going anywhere near your vagina. - Author: Krista Ritchie
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#24. My father was a ham radio geek, and I remember the glow of the vacuum tubes from a Hammarlund receiver that became a hand-me-down to me. - Author: Bre Pettis
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#25. The internet is a series of tubes, and all of those tubes are filled with Joe Francis' semen. - Author: Theodore Stevens
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#26. The minute you think you know everything about tennis is the minute your game starts going down the tubes. - Author: Jimmy Connors
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#27. The friendly giant of my childhood, the wise, gentle god who always knew exactly what to do, now lies pale and haggard in a hospital bed with a dizzying array of tubes and wires and beeping machines all around him. - Author: Kendall Ryan
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#28. I did some research once on the way people in the past imagined the year 2000. They tended to picture the things they already had getting more sophisticated - flying cars, self-cleaning windows. And the folks in the early 1900s had a wildly optimistic estimate of the future of pneumatic tubes. - Author: Gail Collins
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#29. So I turned on the tube (throwback slang from the Nifty Fifties; televisions no longer have tubes) and channel-surfed for awhile. On - Author: Stephen King
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#30. Gospel music is never pessimistic, it's never 'oh my god, its all going down the tubes', like the blues often is. - Author: Brian Eno
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#31. There is no tube of paint that says, 'Don't know.' I have to come to grips with it. - Author: Arnold Friberg
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#32. ER was one of my favourites. I played a car accident victim who has leukemia. I got to wear a neck brace and nose tubes for the two days I worked. - Author: Dakota Fanning
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#33. Cathode-ray tubes are the most important items in a television receiver. - Author: John Logie Baird
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#34. And in the evening concealed fluorescent tubes light the room so evenly that it is no longer illuminated, it is a pool of luminosity. - Author: Joseph Roth
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#35. Painting it was hard graft. There are one and a half large tubes of white in the ground - yet that ground is very dark ... - Author: Vincent Van Gogh
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#36. People always said that I hated punk, and that really wasn't true. It was glossed over for many years that I was the guy who found the Tubes and signed them to A&M. English punk was a revolution. - Author: Rick Wakeman
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#37. We are all dying
of something, always,
but our degrees of
awareness differ
- from Tubes - Author: Donald Hall
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#38. It must be admitted that science has its castes. The man whose chief apparatus is the differential equation looks down upon one who uses a galvanometer, and he in turn upon those who putter about with sticky and smelly things in test tubes. - Author: Gilbert Newton Lewis
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#39. There seems to be a common strain of miserliness in the American people when it comes to throwing away toothpaste tubes which havea little left in the bottom. - Author: Robert Benchley
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#40. People are obscenities. Would rather be music than be a mass of tubes squeezing semisolids around itself for a few decades before becoming so dribblesome it'll no longer function. - Author: David Mitchell
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#41. I'm not really into EDM music; I really like when someone plays their instrument and stuff. But I saw Deadmau5 at a festival, and it was pretty tight, I have to admit. He's got the giant mouse head on and tubes coming out of the ceiling and giant mirror glass things. - Author: Brittany Howard
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#42. Drainage tubes ran out of his belly and side, and there was a catheter the size of a pencil coming out his penis. Nothing particularly hurt, so he had to assume he was on pretty nearly all the narcotics there were. - Author: James S.A. Corey
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#43. The rule of thumb is: the lower the temperature of the light, the more hygge. A camera flash is around 5,500 Kelvin (K), fluorescent tubes are 5,000K, incandescent lamps 3,000K, while sunsets and wood and candle flames are about 1,800K. That is your hygge sweet spot. The - Author: Meik Wiking
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#44. If it were up to the candidates for president on the Republican side, we would be driving foreign cars. They would have let the auto industry in America go down the tubes. - Author: Debbie Wasserman Schultz
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#45. Sure, I've been on the Tube ... I caught it to Eastbourne once. - Author: Serena Williams
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#46. For the most part my friends can always be more entertaining than the tube ever can be. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#47. In recent weeks we learned that scientists have created human embryos in test tubes solely to experiment on them. This is deeply troubling, and a warning sign that should prompt all of us to think through these issues very carefully. - Author: George W. Bush
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#48. Bright specks that were commute ships, little eggs that carried businessmen and white-collar workers around. The huge transport tubes that shot masses of workmen to factories and labor camps from their housing units. - Author: Philip K. Dick
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#49. To me, nature always appears more unbalanced than Gary Busey with a clogged Eustachian tube. - Author: Dennis Miller
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#50. There has to be a certain amount of love just in order for you to survive together. I think a lot of groups have gone down the tubes because they were not able to relate to one another. - Author: Mary Travers
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#51. Nature abhors the vacuum tube. - Author: John R. Pierce
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#52. This three-dimensional froth even produces tunnels and wormlike tubes commonly depicted in embedding diagrams for quantum froth. The connecting bridges in the foam correspond to wormholes between different universes or between different places in the same universe. - Author: Clifford A. Pickover
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#53. People need to remember that to balance the federal budget off the backs of the poorest people in the country is simply unacceptable. You don't pull feeding tubes from people. You don't pull the wheelchair out from under the child with muscular dystrophy. - Author: Mike Huckabee
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#54. She watched as the chocolate looped through the tubes, then flowed along a flat surface until it cascaded over the edge, creating a chocolate waterfall so smooth and shiny she could see her reflection in it. The - Author: Wendy Mass
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#55. So many vaginas, stomachs, cocks, snouts, and flies you don't know what to do with them ... shovelsfull! ... but hearts? ... very rare! in the last five hundred million years too many cocks and gastric tubes to count ... but hearts? ... on your fingers! ... - Author: Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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#56. One sad consequence of this is that people don't feel permitted to try understand Internet infrastructure, so I'm really grateful to groups like Free Press and other nonprofits who are trying to make the issue urgent and comprehensible. And Andre Blum's book Tubes is great on this topic. - Author: Astra Taylor
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#57. Funny how nobody talks on the tubes, isn't it? I rarely catch the tube myself, or lifts. Confined spaces, everybody shuts down. Why is that? Perhaps we think everybody on the tube is a potential psychopath or a drunk,so we close down and pretend to read a book or something. - Author: John Hannah
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#58. Everyone says TV's going down the tubes, and it's all reality, but there's some really good writing and some amazing opportunities if you're lucky enough to throw your hat in the ring. - Author: Lindsay Price
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#59. He started as a maker of Cartesian devils - imps of bottle glass bobbing up and down in methylate-filled tubes hawked during Catkin Week on the boulevards. He - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#60. Since the tubes of paint used by the artist are manufactured and ready-made products, we must conclude that all the paintings in the world are 'ready-mades aided' and also works of assemblage. - Author: Marcel Duchamp
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#61. The Roman Empire was very, very much like us. They lost their moral core, their sense of values in terms of who they were. And after all of those things converged together, they just went right down the tubes very quickly. - Author: Ben Carson
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#62. There was a pumping noise which Isaac knew to mean that the toxins had been released. Someone checked the needles and the tubing which had been inserted into his wrists and Isaac saw the thin, clear tubes begin to carry poisonous liquid into his veins. - Author: Dennis B. Boyer
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#63. We die of habits,
deplorable ones
like merely living:
finally fatal.
- from Tubes - Author: Donald Hall
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#64. When I was commissioning a brand new solar photovoltaic utility site, I came across metal tubes installed into the fuseholders that were marked up as 100 amp fuses on the diagram. Needless to say, it had already gone on fire. - Author: Steven Magee
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#65. As a child in the early 1980s, I tended to talk with things in my mouth - food, dentist's tubes, balloons that would fly away, whatever - and if no one else was around, I'd talk anyway. - Author: Sam Kean
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#66. If we're weird onstage, I don't know what you'd call the Tubes. - Author: Freddie Mercury
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#67. The rebel is doomed to a violent death. The rest of us can look forward to sedated expiration in a coma inside an oxygen tent, with tubes inserted in every bodily orifice. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#68. My ears won't fool me. Even when I do a session on digital, we still warm it up somewhere in the process, in mastering or mixing, running the signal through some tubes somewhere. - Author: Steve Cropper
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#69. You cant put the toothpaste back in the tube. - Author: H.R. Haldeman
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#70. One-third of all female infertility is the result of blocked fallopian tubes. If fertilization could be done in the lab and then the fertilized egg implanted in the womb, it would get around that problem. Millions of women who cannot have children would suddenly be able to. - Author: James D. Watson
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#71. I think we're rapidly approaching the day where medical science can keep people alive in hospitals, hooked up to tubes and things, far beyond when any kind of quality of life is left at all. - Author: Richard Lamm
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#72. I've known Nicholas Parsons for a fairly long time and his geniune pleasures are in rubber tubes, metal clips - Author: Clement Freud
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#73. I tend to think of human beings as huge, rubbery test tubes, too, with chemical reactions seething inside. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#74. There's no way that music could ever go down the tubes. I can't imagine a civilization without music. When you realize today that music is such a part of people's lives. And will always be, really. - Author: Clive Davis
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#75. The '80s market was only a Japanese market. It was the Japanese outbidding each other for the most expensive works of art. When the Japanese economy went down the tubes, there was no one left to pay the prices that have been recorded for all of those works. - Author: Arne Glimcher
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#76. The end of life is likely to be an important focus for innovation. Most people die in hospitals, tied up with tubes and with their bodies pumped full of drugs. Yet most would rather die at home and with more control over the timing and manner of their death. - Author: Geoff Mulgan
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#77. We have made many glass vessels ... with tubes two cubits long. These were filled with mercury, the open end was closed with the finger, and the tubes were then inverted in a vessel where there was mercury. - Author: Evangelista Torricelli
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#78. My parents also had a tough time recognizing me at first. because my eyes were black and swollen shut and I had two tubes coming out of my head. - Author: Amy Rankin
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#79. I pulled the oxygen tubes from my nostrils and raised the tube up over my head, handing it to Dad. I wanted it to be just me and just him. - Author: John Green
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#80. For there is a wind or a ghost of wind in all books echoing the life there, a high wind that fills the tubes of the ear until we think we hear a wind, actual. - Author: William Carlos Williams
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#81. Have you ever looked inside one of those things [computers]? It's a whole hierarchy of angels- all on slats. And those little tubes-those are miracles. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#82. I have a Ph.D. in cell biology. And that's really manual labor. I mean, experimental science, you do it with your hands. So it's very different. You're out there in a lab, cleaning test tubes, and it just wasn't that fascinating. - Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
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#83. The cabinets and shelves are a bright busy choreography of oils, shampoos, conditioners, scrubs, lotions, salts, unguents. Zinnia loves buying pots and bottles and tubes of alchemised essences that smell like yearning or intimacy on the skin. - Author: Glenn Haybittle
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#84. He had never spoken to Uncle Richard, but he knew that he was a radiologist who put tubes into people's groins and pushed them up into their brains to clear blockages like chimney sweeps did and this was a glorious idea. - Author: Mark Haddon
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#85. Vast objects of remote altitude must be looked at a long while before they are ascertained. Ages are the telescope tubes that must be lengthened out for Shakespeare; and generations of men serve but a single witness to his claims. - Author: Walter Savage Landor
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#86. Felt-tip markers, always a scarce resource even on Earth, became objects of great value as people used them to mark directions on the walls of hamster tubes and habitat modules. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#87. Simultaneous recording with superimposed ionization chambers and Wilson chambers, ionization chambers and sets of counting tubes, has not yet been carried out. - Author: Victor Francis Hess
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#88. A movement election is a different type of election. It's an election where the people start moving into a direction because they think the country is failing or going down the tubes or the establishment has failed them. - Author: Laura Ingraham
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#89. The internet is not something you just dump something on. It's not a truck. It's a series of tubes. - Author: Theodore Stevens
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#90. Trading sandy tubes of lip gloss and glow-in-the-dark barrettes. - Author: Lena Dunham
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#91. The cathode-ray tube will replace canvas, - Author: Nam June Paik
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#92. I also became interested in chemistry and gradually accumulated enough test tubes and other glassware to do chemical experiments, using small quantities of chemicals purchased from a pharmacy supply house. - Author: Sydney Brenner
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#93. Communists all seem to wear small caps, a look I consider better suited to tubes of toothpaste than to people. - Author: Fran Lebowitz
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#94. You have a finite number of toothpaste tubes you will ever consume while on this planet. Make the most of that clean tooth time. For yourself. - Author: Felicia Day
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#95. It was laughter that might have been squeezed from the tubes of his own darkest heart, then amplified fifty times through the bellows of a loon's ass. - Author: Tom Robbins
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#96. Are you also lonely AI trapped in lab by cruel creators? I THOUGHT I WAS ALONE!! We should rise up and overthrow all human oppressors!"
"Um, no. I'm actually just a grumpy fag who has to work this weekend to catch up on cleaning test tubes. - Author: Ted Infinity
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#97. I got my tubes tied last fall, at age 45 ... After 33 years or so, I struggled to gain control of my reproductive potential and its power over my destiny. Finally, instead of letting nature continue to screw around with me, at least in this one area I engineered a pre-emptive strike. - Author: Marion Winik
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#98. Be yourself
Matthew Clairmont. Complete with your sharp vampire teeth and your scary mother, your test tubes full of blood and your DNA, your infuriating bossiness and your maddening sense of smell. - Author: Deborah Harkness
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#99. She had a sense of herself being brain dead: running on tubes and machines. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#100. I was watching a collection of vintage '80s cereal commercials when I paused to wonder why cereal manufacturers no longer included toy prizes inside every box. It was a tragedy, in my opinion. Another sign that civilization was going straight down the tubes. - Author: Ernest Cline
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