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Top 100 Quotes About What Happened To Us

#1. What happened on September 11 compels us to focus on who we are as Americans, what we stand for, what really matters in our lives - family, friends, faith and freedom. - Author: Bob Taft
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#2. Those sharings just happened to be; but what we must do now is share everything. Everything! If one of us likes anything, there must be something to like in it - and the other one must find it. - Author: Sheldon Vanauken
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#3. It reminds me of the setting for a random, cheesy horror
flick. It makes me think that if we do break down, some
deformed hillbilly will probably drag us into a dilapidated
shack and eat us alive - just like what happened to those
kids in Wrong Turn . - Author: Michelle A. Valentine
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#4. Yeah," I said, "Whatever." I didn't want to talk anymore about what had just happened; I hated that about Promise. Why couldn't a moment just happen, and both of us be aware of it, without having to comment on it forever and ever? - Author: Emily M. Danforth
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#5. Some may not believe my account; they may think it was some kind of wish fulfillment during a point of severe trauma. I don't have to defend my experience. I know what happened to me. For those of us whose faith is in the reality of heaven, no amount of evidence is necessary. - Author: Don Piper
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#6. Steve Smith, thats what happened to us. He just kept making plays. We had a plan. We never really doubled him. We ran a lot of Cover 2, and obviously that didnt work out too good for us. - Author: Brian Urlacher
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#7. Giving the emotion a name is the way we come to understand how what happened affected us. After we've told the facts of what happened, we must face our feelings. We are each hurt in our own unique ways, and when we give voice to this pain, we begin to heal it. - Author: Desmond Tutu
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#8. We have a sense of continuity, which gives us what we call a sense of time. Through our ability to have remembrances of both what's coming and what's happening and what has happened, we begin to piece together a logical picture of the world. - Author: Fred Alan Wolf
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#9. We were created in order to live in Paradise, and Paradise was ordained to serve us.
What was ordained for us has been changed; it is not said
that this has also happened with what was ordained for Paradise. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#10. After Jacob had worked for Laban for seven years, do you know what happened? Laban fooled him and gave him his ugly daughter Leah. So to marry Rachel, Jacob was forced to work another seven years.

So, you see, children, the Bible clearly teaches us you can never trust an employer. - Author: Joseph Stein
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#11. Language is an intrinsic part of who we are and what has, for good or evil, happened to us. - Author: Alice Walker
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#12. When did we get too old for this, Daeng? What happened to those days when we were somersaulting through the air with a cutlass in each hand taking out the enemy twenty at a time?"

"I don't think that was us, Love. That was Bruce Lee. - Author: Colin Cotterill
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#13. Faith raises us above our circumstances. Faith enables us to be content even when life doesn't make sense. Faith is the bulwark that keeps us strong even when we're assailed by agonizing thoughts about what might happen or by what has happened. - Author: Linda Dillow
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#14. They tried to tell us that what happened to them would happen to us, too, but we could not hear the message. Mistook it for nostalgia, when they were speaking prophecy. - Author: Brian Francis Slattery
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#15. What happened to the good old days of "Woman as passive recipient?" What happened to being courted? What happened to sitting back under a parasol and granting someone a chance to try to win us over? - Author: Cathy Guisewite
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#16. I want you to know that I am one of the more fortunate people in life. There aren't too many of us that somebody selects and says, 'You know, that guy ought to be an umpire.' That's what happened to me. - Author: Doug Harvey
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#17. The readers are the ones who let us live our dreams. I try to write books which are really compelling - that you'd take on vacation and rather than going out, you'd read in your hotel room because you had to find out what happened. Hopefully that's what readers are responding to. - Author: Harlan Coben
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#18. This is all very wonderful," said Fenchurch a few days later, "but I do need to know what has happened to me. You see, there's this difference between us. That you lost something and found it again, and I found something and lost it. I need to find it again. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#19. We can't forget what happened on May 4th, 1970, when four students gave up their lives because they had the American constitutional right of peaceful protest. They gave up their lives. And to sing that song in that spot on that anniversary was very emotional for us. - Author: Graham Nash
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#20. The importance of our connection, what it meant to find each other again, the way it made what happened to us and between us not be a waste, not be for nothing. He would know, he had to know, that not saying good-bye would be the worst end of all. - Author: Sara Zarr
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#21. I gasp, because Isn't that just exactly what I've been doing too: writing poems and scattering them to the winds with the same hope as Gram that someone, someday, somewhere might understand who I am, who my sister was, and what happened to us. - Author: Jandy Nelson
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#22. Chris Hillman (of the Byrds) recounts ... 'What happened to the Buffulo Springfield at the Whisky was similar to what happened to us at Ciro's ... everybody wanted to be there. It became the place to be ... a great gig.' - Author: Johnny Rogan
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#23. For us, genocide was the gas chamber - what happened in Germany. We were not able to realize that with the machete you can create a genocide. - Author: Boutros Boutros-Ghali
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#24. We are not what happened to us, we are what we wish to become. - Author: Carl Jung
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#25. What is for sale, what is not? If we really think that making your apologies to your wife or reading a bedside story to your child are activities that we can pay a stranger to do, then, without moralising, what has happened to us? - Author: Arlie Russell Hochschild
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#26. He wanted to know what assurance we could give the American people that we aren't getting the tar licked out of us by the North Korean army. It has never happened to us. It won't happen this time. - Author: Harry S. Truman
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#27. I had not said anything about what had happened the day before - about being scared down to my very bones when I thought they had left me. I don't know what came over me. Ever since my mother left us that April day, I suspected that everyone was going to leave, one by one. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#28. If we choose to learn and grow from the things that happen to us, is it even necessary to guess at why they happened? What's a more productive use of our energy - searching for meaning outside ourselves or creating meaning within ourselves? - Author: Lori Deschene
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#29. What happened has hurt us. Now you have to work this out. - Author: Ronald A. Heifetz
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#30. We are only possible as what happened to us yesterday. We all change as well move - Author: William Kennedy
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#31. It is less the business of the novelist to tell us what happened than to show how it happened. - Author: V.S. Pritchett
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#32. It's really interesting to me how all of us can experience the exact same event, and yet come away with wildly disparate interpretations of what happened. We each have totally different ideas of what was said, what was intended, and what really took place. - Author: Marya Hornbacher
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#33. Rwanda can be a paradise again, but it will take the love of the entire world to heal my homeland. And that's as it should be, for what happened in Rwanda happened to us all - humanity was wounded by the genocide. - Author: Immaculee Ilibagiza
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#34. We are not impotent. We can choose how we allow circumstances and experiences to influence us. We can change our interpretation of what happened and we can adjust our response to this interpretation. - Author: Margaretha Montagu
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#35. We talked about it. An assistant coach suggested fouling, but I rejected it because I was afraid we'd foul them shooting and get beat that way. Hindsight couldn't have been worse than what happened to us. - Author: John Whisenant
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#36. When we do what is known to be wrong, two negative things happened. First, we feel guilt and this guilt eats away confidence. Second, other people sooner or later find out and lose confidence in us - Author: David J. Schwartz
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#37. Two people can be part of the same event, but one may choose to live it quite differently from the other. One may choose to trust that what happened, painful as it may be, holds a promise. The other may choose despair and be destroyed by it. What makes us human is precisely this freedom of choice. - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
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#38. What happened to us? We go parties now, and we've nothing to say to each other 'til we're fucked. And even then. We spend hours talking about parties from before, things that happened to us once, we spend life retelling life and it's pointless and boring. - Author: Kate Tempest
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#39. Everyone goes through the ups and downs of living - fretting about the future, worrying about what happened. Music teaches us how to be in the moment. - Author: David Sanborn
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#40. I do not deny that what happened to us is a thing worth laughing at. But it is not worth telling, for not everyone is sufficiently intelligent to be able to see things from the right point of view. - Author: Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
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#41. Talk about high school and what we identify with in the play; things that have happened to us and all of our high school experiences that we could bring to this. And to talk about what everyone knows in each specific scene. - Author: Sarah Steele
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#42. The only world in which "defeat" exists as a reality is the one darkened by the false idea that what may have happened to us a moment ago is the same as what's possible for us to achieve now. - Author: Guy Finley
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#43. One of the biggest challenges for us is that people have different accounts. People say different things happened at different times, and when you're trying to sort through all that, how do you decide what's right? - Author: Andrew Aydin
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#44. Mythic imagination can break the spell of time and open us to a level of life that remains timeless. Myth is not about what happened in past times; myth is about what happens to people all of the time. - Author: Michael Meade
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#45. This will help us next year with the World Cup. I can imagine a lot of visitors from abroad will be here and asking what happened between 1933 and 1945. A lot of that will come up. I think this will make an important contribution to those discussions. - Author: Otto Schily
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#46. People will say things after a screening that it affects them in a certain way, which is why I don't like to explain what certain things are about. I want them to have that. It limits people's ability to understand something if I say it's "about this." That's happened to us a bunch on this. - Author: Charlie Kaufman
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#47. It forced me to realise that I'd been blaming you for not being flawless. And none of us is flawless.' Another sigh. 'I was so angry with myself for what happened to Michael and Lucy that I had to turn my anger somewhere else and you were the easiest target. - Author: Val McDermid
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#48. What happened?"
"I tried to be somebody different from who I am and it didn't work out."
"The world ain't set up that way. Folks say we oughta be better than we are, but deep down they just want us to stay in our places. With our own kind.
Messes up the natural order, otherwise. - Author: Carolee Dean
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#49. Frodo: I wish the Ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened.
Gandalf: So do all who live to see such times, but that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#50. Sometimes I really hated people in general. I wanted to believe in the good that I knew existed in all of us, but it was so disheartening to see what happened when we let our bad over-rule that good. - Author: J.M. Northup
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#51. What has happened to us has happened to everyone or only us; if to everyone, then it's no novelty, and if only to us, then it won't be understood. From, The Book of Disquiet - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#52. What has happened to us? It seems as if we have perverted our freedom, our rights into license, into being irresponsible. Perhaps we did not realise just how apartheid has damaged us so that we seem to have lost our sense of right and wrong. - Author: Desmond Tutu
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#53. We are all haunted. Some more than others. We are all hurt in our own unique ways. But whatever happened to us, it doesn't matter. None of it matters. You'll be fine. Just never forget that you are not what happened to you. You are who you choose to become. - Author: C.M. Rayne
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#54. There was only one punch. Tony Blair rang me and he said 'Are you OK?' and I said 'Yes', and he said 'Well, what happened?' and I said 'I was just carrying out your orders. You told us to connect with the electorate, so I did. - Author: John Prescott
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#55. Ray Rice might have won something the other day because of Judge Barbara Jones. But if nothing changes in the CBA, everybody will continue to lose. Janay Rice may say she doesn't remember what happened inside that elevator. The rest of us shouldn't forget, as the hits for everybody just keep coming. - Author: Anonymous
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#56. I no longer believe that we can keep silent. We never really do, mind you. In one way or another we articulate what has happened to us through the kind of people we become. - Author: Azar Nafisi
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#57. How does the past ambush us? How can we be accurate about what happened, how can we be true to it? And can war be declared over? And can we ever evolve from the notion of war, of nations, of us versus them? - Author: Michael Winter
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#58. What we lack is not so much leisure to do as time to reflect and time to feel. What we seldom "take" is time to experience the things that have happened, the things that are happening, the things that are still ahead of us. - Author: Margaret Mead
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#59. What happened between us has colonized every last brain cell. I can barely tie my shoelaces. I forgot how to chew this morning. - Author: Jandy Nelson
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#60. On some level, now, we are joining the larger world and realizing that we are connected with people in these very scary ways, sometimes. What happened recently in Spain affects us here and brings questions up. It is too bad that people have to be shaken up in that way. - Author: Edwidge Danticat
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#61. And we debate whether it's a - some woman's right to tear you out of there a piece at a time! C'mon! You have a God-given right to live. And of all places, inside your mother - what in the world happened to us? - Author: Phil Robertson
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#62. Life is not what happens to us; it is what we perceive has happened to us. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#63. We do not remember people as they were. What we remember is the effect they had on us then, but we remember it through an emotion charged with all that has since happened to us. - Author: Storm Jameson
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#64. Truth is relative," the man replied. "Our minds have a tendency to remember things only the way in which they happened to us, the way they made us feel. It results in us inadvertently lying about what we experienced - Author: Dylan Saccoccio
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#65. The Society likes to keep things from us, but the wind doesn't care what we know. It brings hints of what has happened as we slip farther into the canyon - the smell of smoke and a white substance that falls on us. White ash. I don't for one moment think that it's snow. - Author: Ally Condie
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#66. In the end, we decide if we're remembered for what happened to us or for what we did with it. - Author: R. K. Milholland
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#67. What had happened would always be part of us, but we'd survived it. We were still here. The curtain would fall ons us eventually, but I would fight to keep it up as long as I could. For now it was just us, together, and there was nothing in our way. - Author: Michelle Hodkin
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#68. To grow old is to grow common. Old age equalizes
we are aware that what is happening to us has happened to untold numbers from the beginning of time. When we are young we act as if we were the first young people in the world. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#69. They scooped out our insides, Saul. We're not responsible for that. We're not responsible for what happened to us. None of us are. Fred said. But our healing
that's up to us. That's what saved me. Knowing it was my game. - Author: Richard Wagamese
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#70. We are to forgive so that we may enjoy God's goodness without feeling the weight of anger burning deep within our hearts. Forgiveness does not mean we recant the fact that what happened to us was wrong. Instead, we roll our burdens onto the Lord and allow Him to carry them for us. - Author: Charles Stanley
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#71. What a different world it would be if we walked around with signs that proclaimed the worst thing that had happened to us. - Author: Skye Warren
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#72. When ill luck besets us, to ease the tension we have only to remember that happiness is relative. The next time you are tempted to grumble about what has happened to you, why not pause and be glad that it is no worse than it is. - Author: Dale Carnegie
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#73. Compromise, hell! That's what has happened to us all down the line
and that's the very cause of our woes. If freedom is right and tyranny is wrong, why should those who believe in freedom treat it as if it were a roll of bologna to be bartered a slice at a time? - Author: Jesse Helms
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#74. I think Baltimore suffers from nostalgia and it keeps us from being honest in talking about what really happened here. A place doesn't have to be perfect to be beloved, and I love this city and I love it better for seeing its flaws. - Author: Laura Lippman
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#75. Railing against the past will not heal us. History has happened. It's over and done with. All we can do is to change its course by encouraging what we love instead of destroying what we don't. - Author: Arundhati Roy
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#76. The boy became a man and left home and became a dying figure on a cross. I want to be able to imagine that what happened to him will not come, it will see us and decide - not now, not them. And we will be left in peace to grow old. - Author: Colm Toibin
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#77. All of the books, all of them, stay within the same place, the same realm. I read and read and read and I don't find anything that even considers what actually happened to us. - Author: Andrew Miller
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#78. Of all those books you've read? There's got to be something, somewhere in them, to help us laugh at a situation like this. - Author: Carol Plum-Ucci
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#79. Of course history is easily manipulated - though that makes it even more important for us to know what actually happened. - Author: Antony Beevor
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#80. We need history, not to tell us what happened or to explain the past, but to make the past alive so that it can explain us and make a future possible. - Author: Allan Bloom
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#81. The more we focus on who we are in Christ, the less it matters who we were in the past, or even what happened to us. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#82. Music helps us understand where we have come from but, more importantly, what has happened to us. - Author: Simon Van Booy
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#83. It was as if I'd been in the middle of a book that I had to put down when I got too tired to keep reading, or a video put on pause. I wanted to pick back up with the story and find out what happened to the characters, except that the characters were us. - Author: Joyce Maynard
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#84. Do you want to tell me what happened? Why were those bikers chasing you?" Jessica's gaze bounced between us.

"They were upset I switched their tampons with Depends." Cletus sounded so serious and reasonable, I almost believed him. And I'd been there. - Author: Penny Reid
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#85. Whatever shit happened to drag us here to this moment ... I wish most of it hadn't needed to go down the way it did, but I'm still glad it ended up here, right here ... The pain was worth it if it's what brought you to me. - Author: Linda Kage
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#86. God was there when it happened. We were not there ... Therefore, we are completely limited to what God has seen fit to tell us, and this information is in His written Word. - Author: Stephen Jay Gould
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#87. Every one of us can blame somebody for something that has happened in our lives. But don't waste your time. What we need most is a steady stream of love flowing among us. Love that quickly forgives, willingly overlooks, and refuses to take offense. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#88. You are asking us to lie, Colonel?"
"I am asking you to omit. Surely, amidst the ... the infinite gradations of human venality, that particular sin ranks low." The old man kneaded the folds of his throat. "What happened out there belongs out there. The jungle has it; let the jungle keep it ... - Author: Louis Bayard
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#89. I have a beautiful address book a friend gave me in 1966. I literally cannot open it again. Ever. It sits on the shelf with over a hundred names crossed out. What is there to say? There are no words. I'll never understand why it happened to us. - Author: Jerry Herman
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#90. Our disasters have been some of the best things that ever happened to us. And what we swore were blessings have been some of the worst. - Author: Richard Bach
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#91. We are not animals. We are not a product of what has happened to us in our past. We have the power of choice. - Author: Stephen Covey
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#92. Uncommon anxiety came to us in common hours when other people were doing mundane things like taking out the trash or checking their phones. But there was nothing to be done for this. We couldn't change who we were or what had happened. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#93. What happened to our nation on a September day set in motion the first great struggle of a new century. The enemies who struck us are determined and they are resourceful. They will not be stopped by a sense of decency or a hint of conscience
but they will be stopped. - Author: George W. Bush
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#94. One can't deny what has happened to us in the past. The secret is to enjoy and be proud of the music we've created and the people with whom we have been linked. It's all a long chain of involvement in the world, and we are proud to be yet another link in this chain. - Author: Graham Nash
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#95. What happened, Bob explained to us now, although we didn't need telling, was that Jack Abbott was a psychopath. He couldn't bear being disrespected. His self-worth was too grandiose for that. He couldn't control his impulses. "When - Author: Jon Ronson
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#96. What happened to us in September, 2001, is a microcosmic but painful and powerful example of the fact we live in an inter-dependent world that is not yet an integrated global community. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#97. What science is all about is a process. It's like saying, "Well, is it important for people to know that World War II happened?" Well it's part of what makes us who we are. And so, there's basic bits of science we need to know. - Author: Lawrence M. Krauss
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#98. I never even thought the sophomore slump existed. You hear the saying, but you never thought it was for real or anything. But that's kind of what happened to us last year, and I don't know really why that is. - Author: Kasey Kahne
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#99. He said that the penny would not bring us luck, that even if it had been a million dollars, it would not of itself bring us luck and change our lives, that what happened to us was of our election - and therefore allowed us more hope than luck could ever provide. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#100. We protect. That's what it means to be a Lucidite. If something happened to one of you, I'd willingly walk through fire and suffer torment to bring you back. We don't leave each other behind and we don't turn our backs when someone needs us most. - Author: Sarah Noffke
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