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Top 100 Quotes On High Thinking

#1. Nothing substitutes for positive thinking. Nothing. It is more powerful than all the money, all the influence, all the 'friends in high places' on earth. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#2. Ten cooks' shops! ... and all within three minutes' driving! one would think that all the cooks in the world ... had said - Come, let us all go live at Paris: the French love good eating - they are all gourmands - we shall rank high. - Author: Laurence Sterne
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#3. Irony is to the high-bred what billingsgate is to the vulgar; and when one gentleman thinks another gentleman an ass, he does not say it point-blank, he implies it in the politest terms he can invent. - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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#4. It is customary for the recipient of this award to offer personal or scholarly comment on the nature and the direction of literature. At this particular time, however, I think it would be well to consider the high duties and the responsibilities of the makers of literature. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#5. As for your high towers and monuments, there was a crazy fellow once in this town who undertook to dig through to China, and he got so far that, as he said, he heard the Chinese pots and kettles rattle; but I think that I shall not go out of my way to admire the hole which he made. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#6. You admire, Vacerra, only the poets of old and praise only those who are dead. Pardon me, I beseech you, Vacerra, if I think death too high a price to pay for your praise. - Author: Martial
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#7. You must think I am a high-priced man ... Fifteen dollars is enough for the job. I send you a receipt for fifteen dollars, and return to you a ten-dollar bill. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#8. A high standard of living is usually accompanied by a low standard of thinking. - Author: Marya Mannes
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#9. I don't want to get high with my kids, because then everything is different forever. That's so stupid, I think. - Author: Charlie Sheen
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#10. When you're playing supernatural characters, there's an infinite number of possibilities with a character. And I also think they're wonderful and entertaining for the whole family. You don't have a high body count ... - Author: Nicolas Cage
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#11. I never look at a high point in my career. Everyone thinks about the Spinks fight, but that fight only lasted 91 seconds, so it's hard to say it defined my career. - Author: Mike Tyson
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#12. I did take composition lessons when I was in high school, so I wrote piano pieces. I wrote some chamber music. I don't think any of that was particularly interesting. - Author: Tod Machover
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#13. Unfortunately, we generally find it difficult to assess very small probabilities. We typically overestimate them (thinking the events more likely than they are) and underestimate very high probabilities. - Author: David J. Hand
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#14. I'd listened to [Ornette Coleman] all kinds of ways. I listened to him high and I listened to him cold sober. I even played with him. I think he's jiving baby. - Author: Roy Eldridge
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#15. The current climate doesn't represent a threat to the production of art but to the market. I think it's time for artists to get over auction houses, galleries, and high-production-value exhibitions and start using our voices again. - Author: Maurizio Cattelan
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#16. Excellence means that you're prospering spiritually, mentally, physically and in every area of life. What does it mean to prosper? It means to do well, to have over and above, to walk in a high level with God. It means to be in a high class with God, where you can think like God and live like Him. - Author: Chris Oyakhilome
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#17. I think the draw quotient has always been high in world championship matches because the amount of effort people put into neutralizing each other's openings. It's just now with computers that it has reached a new level. - Author: Viswanathan Anand
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#18. Someone once asked me how I hold my head up so high after all I have been through. I said it's because no matter what, I am a survivor NOT a victim. - Author: Patricia Buckley
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#19. Get going. Move forward. Aim High. Plan a takeoff. Don't just sit on the runway and hope someone will come along and push the airplane. It simply won't happen. Change your attitude and gain some altitude. Believe me, you'll love it up here. - Author: Donald J. Trump
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#20. I know some people say that high fashion should not be worn at synagogue. I, on the other hand, think that it is of the utmost importance that the Goldbergs from down the street see you in the new Chanel Fall 2010 Yom Kippur line. - Author: Rachel Zoe
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#21. Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic. - Author: Alexis Carrel
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#22. We still think of air as free. But clean air is not free, and neither is clean water. The price tag on pollution control is high. Through our years of past carelessness we incurred a debt to nature, and now that debt is being called. - Author: Richard M. Nixon
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#23. You sure have a high opinion of yourself, thinking it's going to happen again. - Author: Richelle Mead
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#24. Keep the body's energy frequencies high by always thinking positively. - Author: Steven Redhead
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#25. In high school, it was all about popularity, being with the boyfriend and all the girls thinking he's cute. - Author: Ashley Tisdale
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#26. She has impossibly high standards.'
'So do you.'
'Yeah, well, not impossibly high. Someone did come along who meets them.'
'Your problem is thinking no one else ever will. - Author: Eric Lindstrom
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#27. I suggest taking the high road and have a little sence of humour and let things roll off your back. I think that's very important. - Author: Sally Ride
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#28. The only thing pot does for me is it gets me to stop thinking. Sometimes I have a brain that needs to be turned off. Some people are just better high. - Author: Justin Timberlake
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#29. Auschwitz?! That is a name I had heard before. There is not much time for thinking. It had been raining here not so long ago. The asphalt of the wet, wide platform reflects the light of the high lighting-poles. The row of armed SS men competes in howling with their dogs they hold on leashes - Author: Azriel Feuerstein
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#30. Instantly I regretted my decision. It was one of those times when you hear yourself saying something, and it seems like a good idea at the time, but once you blurt it out you can hardly believe it's you speaking. What was I thinking? - Author: Tara Shuler
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#31. The master of thinking is like a master of sword! He can easily win any fight with a high art and a great elegance! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#32. It is always important in matters of high politics to know what you do not know. Those who think that they know, but are mistaken, and act upon their mistakes, are the most dangerous people to have in charge. - Author: Margaret Thatcher
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#33. I have a friend whose theory is that you're from wherever you went to high school. I think that's mostly true. - Author: Steven Soderbergh
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#34. I think [Transcendental Meditation] is what people need. They don't need high minded talk, they need results. - Author: Paul McCartney
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#35. I was just thinking about how high school gossip travels fast. I guess my life has been reduced to either a text or a tweet. - Author: Thomas Amo
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#36. I think when you're 16, if you have good parents, they generally just fade in the background. I had great parents, and because they were great, I thought very little about them in high school. - Author: John Green
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#37. I'm uncomfortable when I'm comfortable. I have to start something new-in the agency or in my personal life-every two years or so. Taking risks gives me energy. I can't help it, it's my personality. I'd like to think it's not really a compulsion toward high risks, but the spirit of an entrepreneur. - Author: Jay Chiat
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#38. The High Mage scowled. 'All right. Maybe I was trying to scare you.
It'll be rough, though. That much is true. And over on the Silanda, Fiddler will be heaving his guts out.'
Kalam, thinking on it, suddenly smiled. 'That cheers me up.'
'Me too. - Author: Steven Erikson
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#39. I always like to think that I make movies that are like Nirvana songs. They have a slow verse and then they pop into high gear and then they go back into slow and then they pop into high gear again. - Author: James Gunn
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#40. You're mind is working at its best when you're being paranoid.
You explore every avenue and possibility of your situation
at high speed with total clarity. - Author: Banksy
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#41. I don't think there is any serious evidence that we need to be paying people more than 100 times the average wage in order to get high-performing managers. - Author: Thomas Piketty
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#42. I think we should see whether we are wise trying to educate everybody to a high standard the way we are trying to do now. There has to be a high level of education so everybody is literate, but whether university education is necessary for everyone is open to question. - Author: Robertson Davies
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#43. Of course, there are different truths on different levels. Things are true relative to other things; "long" and "short" relate to each other, "high" and "low," and so on. But is there any absolute truth? Something self-sufficient, independently true in itself? I don't think so. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#44. Ah, the mysterious croak. Here today, gone tomorrow. It's the best reason I can think of to throw open the blinds and risk belief. Right now, this minute, time to move out into the grief and glory. High tide. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#45. You can possess what you dream of. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#46. In a way, I think Roxy Music is high camp, in a brilliant way. - Author: Todd Haynes
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#47. I think if you're in this business, like any high-stakes business, the highs and lows can make you a manic-depressive person, if you weren't that way to start with. 'Cause it's just so crazy on your psyche. A lot of it has to do with people thinking they're greater than someone else. - Author: Joan Cusack
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#48. I'd tax the Daily Mail [if I were a Prime Minister] so high no one could afford to buy it. I hate that paper, I think it's really vicious. I picked one up the other day and every single page is about hate. It's just so negative. - Author: Jason Flemyng
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#49. Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world. - Author: Roy Bennett
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#50. Don't give up on your dreams. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#51. A teenager who pretends to be an adult is still a teenager. If you imagine that getting high at a party and sleeping around is going to propel you into a state of adulthood, that's like thinking that dressing up as an Indian is going to make you an Indian. - Author: Muriel Barbery
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#52. I was in high school when Will Ferrell was first on 'Saturday Night Live', and I remember thinking, 'Man, that guy is the funniest guy ever.' - Author: Seth Rogen
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#53. Think today's interest rates are high? The Pilgrims borrowed $7000 from a London company of 70 investors in 1620, and devoted the next 23 years to repaying it at 43 percent. - Author: L. M. Boyd
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#54. I think people don't place a high enough value on how much they are nurtured by doing whatever it is that totally absorbs them. - Author: Jean Shinoda Bolen
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#55. Think outside the box; if possible, think as if there is no box. Aim high, above the ceilings; aim as if no ceiling can limit you. Dream big! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#56. Personally, I do not think that torture is necessary. But it may be the case that interrogation methods that go beyond questioning, but do not arise to the level of torture, may be necessary to get actionable intelligence from high-ranking al Qaeda leaders - Author: John Yoo
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#57. We think of poverty as a condition simply meaning a lack of funds, no money, but when one sees fifth, sixth, and seventh generation poor, it is clear that poverty is as complicated as high finance. - Author: Alice Childress
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#58. I began thinking I would do musical theater because in high school that was really the only sort of curriculum they had as far as getting onstage and doing anything that anybody would see. So that's what I did. - Author: Gretchen Mol
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#59. I didn't want to make 'high' art, I had no interest in using paint, I wanted to find something that anyone could relate to without knowing about contemporary art. I wasn't thinking in terms of precious prints or archival quality; I didn't want the work to seem like a commodity. - Author: Cindy Sherman
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#60. To be an actor, a lot of times it's a strange combination of high confidence and low self-esteem. Which is a weird combination to have, but I think it's sort of very common among actors. - Author: Kurt Fuller
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#61. And you're figuring out who you are, and you haven't yet become stagnant in your thinking. You haven't solidified. And one thing that I find is that a lot of grown-ups tend to look back on their high school or middle school years and say, "Oh, thank God all that's over." - Author: Lauren Myracle
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#62. Set your expectations and goals so high that people think they're impossible, that's when you know you set them too low. - Author: Behdad Sami
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#63. So don't come in here acting like you matter. You left and took your high horse with you," he takes another step in my direction. My throat constricts.
He's not finished, "And you show up here at my club thinking you can just waltz right in and have a say? No bitch. - Author: Bink Cummings
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#64. It is only God who gives strength and wisdom for fulfill the God-given dream. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#65. If you ever start thinking that any of them are developmentally more mature than a high school boy, just remember they named their dogs after beer. - Author: Kaya McLaren
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#66. Daring greatly, divine grace. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#67. High magic requires a great clarity of thought, you see, and women's talents do not lie in that direction. Their brains tend to overheat. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#68. I think that it's high time that the Prime Minister stopped making excuses for bad policy and started listening to the forgotten families of Australia. - Author: Tony Abbott
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#69. Or why it is acceptable to train fast runners and high jumpers but not to breed them. I can think of some answers, and they are good ones, which would probably end up persuading me. But hasn't the time come when we should stop being frightened even to put the question? - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#70. I had designed -in high school designed hundreds and hundreds of computers over and over and over, so I developed these skills without ever thinking I'd do it in life as job. - Author: Steve Wozniak
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#71. When the ladies see an athlette walking around, they think, Well, he got the cocaine, so let's go get high with him. - Author: Moses Malone
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#72. I try not to think about that [getting Oscar] ahead of time. You just try to do the best work you can, and then you get the movie out there, and we've been hearing good things. But you never know, you don't want to get too high, and you don't want to get too low. - Author: Denzel Washington
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#73. Thinking doesn't seem to help very much. The human brain is too high-powered to have many practical uses in this particular universe. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#74. All causes are essentially mental, and whosoever comes into daily contact with a high order of thinking must take on some of it. - Author: Charles Fillmore
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#75. There has been a whole lot. Just to combine a musical career with the last year on high school was enough as it is. I didn't think it should fare as well as it did, but apparently it did. - Author: Lene Marlin
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#76. The frequency of divorce is extremely high after airplane hijackings. They're like crisis situations where suddenly you see a side of your partner that makes you think, "I don't want to continue living with this person anymore." - Author: Ruben Ostlund
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#77. Playboy has a long history of high-quality interviews along with the objectification of women, and so I think she does have a point there. I don't think that the words are necessarily nullified. It's just that that context is something you ought to be suspicious of. - Author: Cornel West
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#78. I think music should be judged on what it is. It should be very high and above everything else. It is a beautiful way of bringing people together, a little bit of an oasis in this messed-up world. - Author: Sonny Rollins
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#79. One of the major biases in risky decision making is optimism. Optimism is a source of high-risk thinking. - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#80. If you want to build a positive attitude, then associate with people of high moral character and read books that lead you to positive thinking. - Author: Shiv Khera
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#81. My expectations for myself were never high. I had a very unusual way of writing songs and of thinking about music. I wasn't at all like Bob Dylan or Simon and Garfunkel. I was completely different - I didn't have a David Geffen at my side. - Author: Don McLean
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#82. I remember all the way back in high school thinking about writing books. And, in fact, I've written a lot of stories. I've got dozens of stories I've written that no one's ever seen. - Author: Patrick Carman
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#83. I don't know how high I went, I don't wanna know. Heights are not my favorite thing. It makes my balls go in my throat just thinking about it. - Author: Chris Kyle
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#84. I've been recognized a couple times. I get people staring at me, and I think in their heads they're thinking, 'How do I know her? Did I go to high school with her?' I think it's not registering yet. - Author: Eliza Coupe
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#85. As a young woman in politics, it also gives me great pleasure to see additional female cabinet representation here today. You know, these are very high levels of representation for women around the cabinet table and I think that that's something that's very important to me. - Author: Michelle Rempel
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#86. I think Jews tend to hold me in fairly high regard. - Author: Sarah Silverman
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#87. I am still a student. My classmates study really hard, so I feel like I should too. But they always say things like: "You don't have to.", "Aren't you busy?", "Just give up, you have another way."; But I don't think that's right. There's no reason for me to give up, I didn't quit high school. - Author: Seohyun
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#88. Why would the factionless have a high Divergent population?" It sounds like she's smirking. "Obviously those who can't confine themselves to a particular way of thinking would be most likely to leave a faction or fail its initiation, right? - Author: Veronica Roth
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#89. I always think back to my high school days and realize all the people who were so popular then are nowhere now and all the people who were steadfast and steady-going are somewhere. So high school doesn't necessarily translate to later in life. - Author: Steve Martin
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#90. I think we need to lift our spirits and have high, lofty expectations for this great country of ours.The new normal of two percent [growth] that the left is saying you can't do anything about is so dangerous for our country. - Author: Jeb Bush
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#91. Today I discovered two kinds of people who go to high school: those who wear new clothes to show off on the first day, and those who wear their oldest clothes to show they think school is unimportant. - Author: Beverly Cleary
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#92. I have never tried [cocaine] in my entire life. I've never even seen it ... I am also way too high-strung. I can't even take a Sudafed. Can you imagine? My God. I think my heart would explode. - Author: Brittany Murphy
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#93. When I am sad and wearyWhen I think all hope has goneWhen I walk along High HolbornI think of you with nothing on - Author: Adrian Mitchell
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#94. These Stepsons tread where mortals don't belong, some of us think. They seek out battle high above their station. Who knows what powers may yet take them and their mystic allies to task, bring them their comeuppance? - Author: Janet Morris
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#95. [On refusing to do nude movie scenes:] There are certain people who should know what you look like naked. I just don't think your high-school algebra teacher should be one of them. - Author: Julia Roberts
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#96. If you are an entrepreneur planning to start your own company, I can't think of a better place to begin than by operating your business by the Golden Rule. Make this a high priority; never make a decision that contradicts the Golden Rule. - Author: Mary Kay Ash
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#97. Everyone has the same amount of time, and hard work is simply hard work. As a result, what you do in the time you work determines what you achieve. And since what you do is determined by what you think, how big you think becomes the launching pad for how high you achieve. - Author: Gary W. Keller
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#98. When investing, I'm not against risk. If you take no risk you must expect a low return. Just don't let anyone fool you into thinking you can get a high return with low risk. - Author: Paul Clitheroe
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#99. I picked up On The Road, Howl, and Naked Lunch (in that order) in high school. I was blown away. The writing was amazing and the places it took me was even more far out. It opened up new avenues of thinking for me and so I went down the beaten road. - Author: Yony Leyser
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#100. If we are to have broad-thinking men and women of high mentality, of good physique and with a true perspective on life, we must allow our populace a communion with nature in areas of more or less wilderness condition. - Author: Arthur Carhart
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