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#1. When some one boasted that at the Pythian games he had vanquished men, Diogenes replied, Nay, I defeat men, you defeat slaves . - Author: Diogenes
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#2. And in that dismal restaurant, surrounded by the simple government clerks who sat there repairing the wear and tear of their humble daily tasks, my broad-shouldered messmate seemed to me strangely noble; beneath his rough hide I could discern the angel who had vanquished the dragon. - Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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#3. Passed years seem safe ones, vanquished ones, while the future lives in a cloud, formidable from a distance. The cloud clears as you enter it. I have learned this, but like everyone, I learned it late. - Author: Beryl Markham
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#4. Open thine arms and receive, too, thy son Don Quixote, who, if he comes vanquished by the arm of another, comes victor over himself, which, as he himself has told me, is the greatest victory anyone can desire. - Author: Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
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#5. It is a trial within a nation but a trial of victors against the vanquished. Even before the trials started, the victors who are our judges were quite convinced that we were guilty and that we should all pay the price. - Author: Julius Streicher
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#6. In the battlefield men grapple each other and die;
The horses of the vanquished utter lamentable cries to heaven,
While ravens and kites peck at human entrails,
Carry them up in their flight, and hang them on the branches of dead trees. - Author: Li Bai
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#7. Man is the weak being who, in spite of all his self-importance and pride of wealth and capital, is vanquished by the smallest microbe. - Author: Muhammad Atta-ullah Faizani
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#8. All love is vanquished by a succeeding love. - Author: Ovid
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#9. The greatest victory anyone can taste is the daily challenge to outrun those fears that you vanquished ... days, weeks, months past. - Author: Francisco Leon
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#10. In modern war there is no such thing as victor and vanquished ... There is only a loser, and the loser is mankind. - Author: U Thant
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#11. Hatred is increased by being reciprocated, and can on the other hand be destroyed by love. Hatred which is completely vanquished by love, passes into love; and love is thereupon greater, than id hatred had not preceded it. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#12. It feels good to finally stand on top of vanquished sloth, and actually impress some people as a hard worker. - Author: Guy Maddin
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#13. The Art of Peace is the principle of nonresistance. Because it is nonresistant it is victorious from the beginning. Those with evil intentions or contentious thoughts are instantly vanquished. The Art of Peace is invincible because it contends with nothing. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#14. The dual scourge of hunger and malnutrition will be truly vanquished not only when granaries are full, but also when people's basic health needs are met and women are given their rightful role in societies. - Author: Gro Harlem Brundtland
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#15. Now conquering Rome doth conquered Rome inter, And she the vanquished is, and vanquisher. To show us where she stood there rests alone Tiber; and that too hastens to be gone. Learn, hence what fortune can. Towns glide away; And rivers, which are still in motion, stay. - Author: Joachim Du Bellay
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#16. To understand the truth of history, you must lend one ear to the conqueror, yet two to the vanquished. - Author: Kyle West
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#17. Women of vanquished races are usually very prone to wed with the men who have slaughtered their kindred in battle. - Author: Arthur Desmond
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#18. For the victor peace means the preservation of the position of power which he has secured. For the vanquished it means resigning himself to the position left to him. - Author: Gustav Stresemann
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#19. In human history a moral victory is always a disaster, for it debauches and degrades both the victor and the vanquished. The triumph of sin in 1865 would have stimulated and helped to civilize both sides. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#20. Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement. - Author: Tacitus
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#21. Blue is the male principle, stern and spiritual. Yellow the female principle, gentle, cheerful and sensual. Red is matter, brutal and heavy and always the colour which must be fought and vanquished by the other two. - Author: Franz Marc
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#22. The important thing in life is not victory but combat; it is not to have vanquished but to have fought well. - Author: Pierre De Coubertin
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#23. I knew that I would speak in the language of the vanquished No more durable than old customs, family rituals, Christmas tinsel, and once a year the hilarity of carols. - Author: Czeslaw Milosz
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#24. A merely fallen enemy may rise again, but the reconciled one is truly vanquished. - Author: Friedrich Schiller
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#25. The victor is not victorious if the vanquished does not consider himself so - Author: Quintus Ennius
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#26. War is not at all such a difficult art as people think ... In reality it would seem that he is vanquished who is afraid of his adversary and the the whole secret lies in that. - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#27. Sentiment has never been vanquished in its eternal conflict with reason - Author: Gustave Le Bon
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#28. What good to conquer an enemy in battle, only to be vanquished by hunger or cold? - Author: Dan Millman
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#29. War takes people's lives and destroys property, but it does not resolve the world's problems. If anything is achieved through war, it is to plant the seeds for the next violent conflict as the vanquished and their children will usually not accept the outcome. - Author: Bruce Van Voorhis
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#30. I have friends wherever there are companies of trees, wounded but not vanquished, which huddle together with touching obstinancy to implore an inclement and pitiless sky. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#31. Strength alone knows conflict, weakness is born vanquished. - Author: Sophie Swetchine
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#32. For the climber averse to avoidable acrobatics a given niche may lie so many paces or meters to east or west of the woman vanquished without of course his naming her thus or otherwise even in his thoughts. - Author: Samuel Beckett
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#33. The vanquished know war. They see through the empty jingoism of those who use the abstract words of glory, honor, and patriotism to mask the cries of the wounded, the senseless killing, war profiteering, and chest-pounding grief. - Author: Chris Hedges
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#34. Justice has nothing to do with victor nations and vanquished nations, but must be a moral standard that all the world's peoples can agree to. To seek this and to achieve it - that is true civilization. - Author: Hideki Tojo
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#35. Rich or poor, victors or vanquished, I make no allowance for any of them. I don't want love or hate, pity or anger. Sympathy is another matter. There is never enough of that. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#36. The black people's struggle has vanquished racism. It was God who created colour. Today Obama, a son of Kenya, a son of Africa, has made it in the United States of America. - Author: Muammar Al-Gaddafi
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#37. To conquer oneself is the best and noblest victory; to be vanquished by one's own nature is the worst and most ignoble defeat. - Author: Plato
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#38. We write dust epitaphs for our vanquished enemies and watch them blow away in the desert wind. - Author: Paolo Bacigalupi
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#39. There are no temptations from which assailed virtue may not gain strength, instead of falling before them, vanquished and subdued. - Author: Albert Pike
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#40. War gives the right to the conquerors to impose any condition they please upon the vanquished. - Author: Julius Caesar
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#41. A dream does not die on its own. A dream is vanquished by the choices ordinary people make about real things in their own lives ... - Author: Jonathan Kozol
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#42. Evil cannot and will not be vanquished by evil. Dark will only swallow dark and deepen. The good and the light are the keenest weapons. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#43. It is expedient for the victor to wish for peace restored; for the vanquished it is necessary. - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#44. Katsa now sat calmly on the stomach of her vanquished foe. "He was handsome," said said.
Po moaned. "Was he beat-to-a-pulp handsome, or perhaps just push-down-a-flight-of-stairs handsome?"
"I would not push a seventy six year old man down a flight of stairs," said Katsa indignantly. - Author: Kristin Cashore
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#45. We are a family, and the loyalty of the family must come before anything and everyone else. For if we honor that commitment, we will never be vanquished-but if we falter in that loyalty we will all be condemned. - Author: Mario Puzo
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#46. And then he knew that war is no good, because vanquishing a man is as bitter as being vanquished. - Author: Albert Camus
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#47. The attacking piece displaces its victim. The vanquished piece leaves the plane of the board entirely. But it does not, in a higher sense, cease to exist. - Author: Robert Charles Wilson
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#48. I have supported my deviations with reasons; I did not stop at mere doubt; I have vanquished, I have uprooted, I have destroyed everything in my heart that might have interfered with my pleasure. - Author: Marquis De Sade
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#49. If one seeks to analyze experiences and reactions to the first postwar years, I hope one may say without being accused of bias that it is easier for the victor than for the vanquished to advocate peace. - Author: Gustav Stresemann
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#50. Victory loses its meaning without the memory of what you've vanquished. - Author: Alastair Reynolds
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#51. Not all that have fallen are vanquished. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#52. Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book was written. - Author: Arthur Helps
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#53. Everything beautiful is golden and strewn with pearls. Even golden people live here. But misfortune is a dark power, a monstrous, cannibalistic giant, who is, however, vanquished, because a good woman, who happily knows how to avert disaster, stands ready to help. - Author: Jack D. Zipes
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#54. Our bodily eye findeth never an end, but is vanquished by the immensity of space. - Author: Giordano Bruno
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#55. [I]n any war a victory means another war, and yet another, until some day inevitably the tides turn, and the victor is the vanquished, and the circle reverses itself, but remains nevertheless a circle. - Author: Pearl S. Buck
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#56. Forbear to spew out reason from your mind, but rather ponder everything with keen judgment; and if it seems true, own yourself vanquished, but, if it is false, gird up your loins to fight. - Author: Lucretius
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#57. Can it be believed that the democracy which overthrew the feudal system and vanquished kings will retreat before tradesmen and capitalists? - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#58. The history of England, who has always dealt most harshly with her vanquished foe in the few European wars in which she has taken part in modern times, gives us Germans an idea of the fate in store for us if defeated. - Author: Bernhard Von Bulow
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#59. No problem except old age ever vanquished my mother. - Author: Miles Franklin
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#60. Choices makes us, choices made at mire proves a person to be righteous or evil. It depends on us to be vanquished or to stand indomitable to a predicament. - Author: Prakash Guru
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#61. Peace is something you only have when your enemy is gone. Either after you have turned him into a friend or vanquished him - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#62. When you determine to risk a battle, reserve to yourself every possible chance of success, more particularly if you have to deal with an adversary of superior talent, for if you are beaten, even in the midst of your magazines and your communications, woe to the vanquished! - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#63. Letters had always defeated distance, but with the coming of e-mail, time seemed to be vanquished as well. - Author: Thomas Mallon
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#64. Into your hands at last I have come vanquished." She obeyed. "Where I know that I must die, - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#65. Oh, when shall Britain, conscious of her claim, Stand emulous of Greek and Roman fame? In living medals see her wars enroll'd, And vanquished realms supply recording gold? - Author: Alexander Pope
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#66. They only the victory win,
Who have fought the good fight and have vanquished the demon that tempts us within;
Who have held to their faith unseduced by the prize that the world holds on high;
Who have dared for a high cause to suffer, resist, fight
if need be, to die. - Author: William Wetmore Story
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#67. I was vanquished by a deer!'
A giant magical flying deer with fangs,' Seth said, parroting a description Gavin had shared earlier.
That sounds a little better,' Warren conceded. 'Seth is in charge of my tombstone. - Author: Brandon Mull
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#68. Only the vanquished remember history. - Author: Marshall McLuhan
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#69. In that wide struggle which we call Progress, evil is always the aggressor and the vanquished, and it is right that this should be so, for without its onslaughts and depredations humanity might fall to a fat slumber upon its cornsacks and die snoring. - Author: James Stephens
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#70. And Lawrence was afraid of the main thing. He had a tendency to talk feverishly all around the main thing, as if bundling it with twine. Presumably if he talked in circles around the main thing for long enough it would lie there, vanquished, panting on its side, like a roped steer. - Author: Lionel Shriver
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#71. The sun was a warrior whom I gladly contested and whom I overthrew. Dazzling and magnificent was the sun's army on my back and joyous were the blades of sweat that came from my pores and vanquished him. - Author: Eve Langley
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#72. Transfixed beneath the rays of a jaundiced star, he huddled against the crumbling parapet, fighting an evil the priests assumed long vanquished. - Author: Grace Draven
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#73. the Lord vanquished the devil in my heart. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#74. A man's greatest moment in life is when his enemy lays vanquished, his village aflame, his herds driven before you and his weeping wives and daughters are clasped to your breast. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#75. Only the victors have stories to tell. We, the vanquished, were all cowards and weaklings by then, whose memories, fears, and enthusiasms should not be remembered. - Author: Guy Sajer
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#76. The victor is often vanquished by his own success. - Author: Friedrich Schiller
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#77. Science has produced such powerful weapons that in a war between great powers there would be neither victor nor vanquished. Both would be overwhelmed in destruction. - Author: John Boyd Orr
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#78. Satan can never be driven out by Satan. Error can never be corrected by error, and evil cannot be vanquished by evil. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#79. The capacity for fear and for happiness are the same, the unrestricted openness to experience amounting to self-abandonment in which the vanquished rediscovers himself. - Author: Theodor Adorno
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#80. It is an honourable thing to be merciful to the vanquished. - Author: Statius
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#81. My brothers and sisters, we are all winners. In this context there is no victor and no vanquished. We have demonstrated, even in our diversity, the progress of Nigeria remains paramount for all. - Author: Goodluck Jonathan
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#82. The rapture of pursuing is the prize the vanquished gain. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#83. Hatred which is completely vanquished by love passes into love: and love is thereupon greater than if hatred had not preceded it ... - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#84. Only victors have stories to tell,
we the vanquished were then thought of
as cowards and weaklings whose memories
and fears should not be remembered. - Author: Guy Sajer
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#85. LOGOMACHY, n. A war in which the weapons are words and the wounds punctures in the swim-bladder of self-esteem - a kind of contest in which, the vanquished being unconscious of defeat, the victor is denied the reward of success. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#86. War, in some ways, is merciful to men. It makes them heroes if they are the victors. If they are the vanquished - they do not live to see their homes taken, their wives widowed. But if you are a woman - you must live through defeat... - Author: Samhita Arni
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#87. Evil cannot be vanquished with a sword, and darkness cannot be defeated in battle but only by shining a bright enough light. - Author: David Zindell
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#88. There is something beyond the grave; death does not end all, and the pale ghost escapes from the vanquished pyre. - Author: Propertius
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#89. All wars eventually act as boomerangs and the victor suffers as much as the vanquished. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#90. I have vanquished giants, and I have sent villains and malefactors to her, but where can they find her if she has been enchanted and transformed into the ugliest peasant girl anyone can imagine? - Author: Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
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#91. It is noble to grant life to the vanquished.
[Lat., Pulchrum est vitam donare minori.] - Author: Statius
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#92. Jesus is no draughtsman of political blueprints, he is the one who vanquished evil through suffering. It looked as though evil had triumphed on the cross, but the real victory belonged to
Jesus. - Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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#93. He thought America's character would be defined by how it treated its vanquished enemies, and he wanted to graduate from bitter wartime grievances to the forgiving posture of peace. - Author: Ron Chernow
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#94. I think that this is the first war in history that on the morrow the victors sued for peace and the vanquished called for unconditional surrender. - Author: Abba Eban
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#95. Since the whole affair had become one of religion, the vanquished were of course exterminated. - Author: Voltaire
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#96. I heard through the nightThe rush and the clamour;The pulse of the fightLike blows of Thor's hammer;The pattering flightOf the leaves, and the anguishedMoan of the forest vanquished. - Author: Henry Van Dyke
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#97. The word 'yes' is just a sound. It's nothing without context. It can signal the end of a life, an exultation after a scored basket or a vanquished foe; it can answer questions or refute them; it's an affirmation. - Author: Josh Hanagarne
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#98. Thorne's voice pitched high in imitation of the queen. The impostor of my beloved niece is vanquished ... Let us put this messiness behind us while we go forward with the coronations ... I am a psychotic, power-hungry nut basket and my breath smells really bad under this veil. - Author: Marissa Meyer
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#99. That civilised life cannot be lived without taboos - that some of them may indeed be justified, and that therefore taboo is not in itself an evil to be vanquished - is a thought too subtle for the aesthetes of nihilism. - Author: Theodore Dalrymple
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#100. Sure, companies say they're sensitive to their employees' cultural heritages, but show up on casual Friday wearing a necklace made from the ears of your vanquished enemies and all hell breaks loose. - Author: Brad Wilkerson
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