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#1. One IGHS member said that, yup, she could hear it, too. Then again, during a dinner conversation earlier in the trip, this same woman heard "Siegfried and Roy" as "Sigmund Freud." The resulting image-Sigmund Freud with flowing hair and tigers and too much men's makeup-haunts me to this day. - Author: Mary Roach
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#2. I'm developing some other things in other genres, including one dramatic piece. So, anything's possible. - Author: Jay Roach
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#3. It's the reason we say "pork" and "beef" instead of "pig" and "cow." Dissection and surgical instruction, like meat-eating, require a carefully maintained set of illusions and denial. - Author: Mary Roach
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#4. What's different? Sweat, risk, uncertainty, inconvenience. But also, awe. Pride. Something ineffably splendid and stirring. - Author: Mary Roach
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#5. Breast milk and amniotic fluid carry the flavors of the mother's foods, and studies consistently show that babies grow up to be more accepting of flavors they've sampled while in the womb and while breastfeeding. - Author: Mary Roach
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#6. But I always reassure them that as far as my contractual rights can go, I will protect them and make sure that they have approval over every bit of it so that they know I won't show something that's embarrassing. - Author: Jay Roach
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#7. The pendulum of economic power might well begin to shift from capital back to labor. - Author: Stephen S. Roach
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#8. We exist in this weirdly schizo culture, where sex is everywhere in the media, and yet, at the same time, you don't sit down and have a conversation about what you did in bed last night with your friends. Despite the ubiquity of sex, it's still a taboo when it comes to day-to-day conversation. - Author: Mary Roach
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#9. It's no coincidence that the man who contributed the most to the study of human anatomy, the Belgian Andreas Vesalius, was an avid proponent of do-it-yourself, get-your-fussy-Renaissance-shirt-dirty anatomical dissection. - Author: Mary Roach
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#10. The anonymity of body parts facilitates the necessary dissociations of cadaveric research: This is not a person. This is just tissue. It has no feelings, and no one has feelings for it. It's okay to do things to it which, were it a sentient being, would constitute torture. - Author: Mary Roach
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#11. I really enjoy the consolation when I'm having to cut loose stuff I love, of saying 'Well, at least it will make it onto DVD.' There's a couple of scenes which I liked very much, but couldn't fit them into the film that are on there. - Author: Jay Roach
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#12. We are all nature, all made of the same basic materials, with the same basic needs. We are no different, on a very basic level, from the ducks and the mussels and last week's coleslaw. Thus we should respect Nature, and when we die, we should give ourselves back to the earth. - Author: Mary Roach
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#13. It's in the small moments that life is truly lived. - Author: Marion Roach Smith
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#14. There's people who actually have a whole science devoted to what makes a sticky meme and that idea of that question of why some ideas about how civilizations work catch on and others don't. - Author: Jay Roach
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#15. Upon the occasion of history's first manned flight - in the 1780's aboard the Montgolfier brothers' hot-air balloons - someone asked Franklin what use he saw in such frivolity. "What use," he replied, "is a newborn baby? - Author: Mary Roach
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#16. Pet foods come in a variety of flavors because that's what humans like, and we assume our pets like what we like. We're wrong. - Author: Mary Roach
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#17. I had to live and breathe Margaret Thatcher for a few months. I totally engulfed myself in her life. I read her autobiography and a biography, 'The Grocer's Daughter.' - Author: Alexandra Roach
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#18. Follow your instincts. Do the kind of writing you love to do and do best. 'Stiff' was an oddball book - I mean, a funny book about cadavers? - and I worried that it would be too unconventional. In the end, that's what has made it a success, I think. - Author: Mary Roach
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#19. And ever since, the U.S. Army has gone confidently into battle, knowing that when cows attack, their men will be ready. For - Author: Mary Roach
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#20. Blondes are the girlfriend, brunete is the femme fatale, but the heroine, she's the redheaded girl. - Author: Marion Roach
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#21. The act of vomiting deserves your respect. It's an orchestral event of the gut. - Author: Mary Roach
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#22. I think that the rhythm sections, drummers in particular, are the unsuing heroes of the music. It's the rhythm section that has changed the styles from one period to the other. - Author: Max Roach
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#23. It's hard to say where is the bigger hubris, in their convictions or in the arrogance of carrying them to a third decimal point - Author: Mary Roach
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#24. We collaborate on everything. I'm involved in the writing and pre-production. There's a whole bunch of people who keep in touch at every step about everything. - Author: Jay Roach
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#25. I do love DVD and I've always taken them seriously. You know, on the Austin things, we really put a ton of work into them because there's so much design involved. And in this one, we thought a lot about it and what could go in. - Author: Jay Roach
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#26. Digital locks are roach motels: copyrighted works check in, but they don't check out. Creators and investors lose control of their business - they become commodity suppliers for a distribution channel that calls all the shots. Anti-circumvention isn't copyright protection: it's middleman protection. - Author: Cory Doctorow
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#27. I wish I was sort of someone like Woody Allen who can stage everything in one long master shot, no coverage; just, you know, that's it. - Author: Jay Roach
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#28. Meaning 'by way of the anus'. 'Per Annum', with two n's, means 'yearly'. The correct answer to the question, 'What is the birthrate per anum?' is zero (one hopes). - Author: Mary Roach
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#29. If, as I suspect, the American consumer now enters a sustained slowdown, there will be unmistakable reverberations on U.S.-centric export flows in many major regions of the world. - Author: Stephen S. Roach
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#30. Science is you! It's your head, it's your dog, it's your iPhone - it's the world. How do you see that as boring? If it's boring, it's because you're learning it from a textbook. - Author: Mary Roach
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#31. My interpreter Sayuri is folding a piece of notebook paper. She is at step 21, where the crane's body is inflated. The directions show a tiny puff besides an arrow pointing at the bird. It makes sense if you already know what to do. Otherwise, it's wonderfully surreal: Put a cloud inside a bird. - Author: Mary Roach
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#32. If you get a colonoscopy, you should really insist they give you no drugs - then you do get to see what it's like to swim through your own intestines. - Author: Mary Roach
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#33. Fletcherizing is gross. I tried it once. I tried to go until it's all liquid, and it just creeps you out to be focusing so much on your chewing. - Author: Mary Roach
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#34. A fine book, in the perfect setting, when there's all the time in the world to read it: Life holds greater joys, but none come to mind just now. - Author: Mary Roach
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#35. You could get in rehearsals, pre-production, anything that would actually contribute to the understanding of how a film gets made. I actually find those things increase people's interest in a movie and like that better than worrying about showing the tricks behind the curtain. - Author: Jay Roach
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#36. I don't stay in the genre because I just like all stories that have a smart hook in them and I can find a comic way through if it's a comedy or a suspenseful way through it if it's a drama. - Author: Jay Roach
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#37. One of the maddening ironies of writing books is that it leaves so little time for reading others'. My bedside is piled with books, but it's duty reading: books for book research, books for review. The ones I pine for are off on a shelf downstairs. - Author: Mary Roach
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#38. Hormones are nature's three bottles of beer. - Author: Mary Roach
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#39. I'm not one of these directors, so far, that wants to have a whole separate director's cut of these things. So far they've turned out to be kind of the length that they wanted to be. - Author: Jay Roach
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#40. I am much more wired to be an athlete than anything else. I understand the 'hard work = payoff' equation in sports. I run marathons and I box. And that's my Puerto Rican flag hanging in Freddie Roach's Wild Card Boxing gym. I gave it to him. My last N.Y.C. marathon time I ran in three hours flat. - Author: Kirk Acevedo
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#41. I've had kids object to their dad's wishes (to donate)," says Ronn Wade, director of the Anatomical Services Division of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. "I tell them, 'Do what's best for you. You're the one who has to live with it. - Author: Mary Roach
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#42. I hope we're all kind of influencing each other now to keep the quality up on those things. They seem to be getting better and better and better as there's not only sort of a film geek audience, there's also a general interest in the overall film consuming population. - Author: Jay Roach
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#43. Please beware," came his reply, "There are a lot of people who believe that just because we don't have an explanation for something, it's quantum mechanics. - Author: Mary Roach
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#44. I spend a lot of my time on the phone, pestering people. 'What's new in your lab? Can I come visit your lab? When can I come visit your lab?' I'm basically a professional pesterer. - Author: Mary Roach
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#45. Yes, the money could be better spent on Earth. But would it? Since when has money saved by government redlining been spent on education and cancer research? It is always squandered. Let's squander some on Mars. Let's go out and play. - Author: Mary Roach
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#46. When you buy my books, you kind of know what you're in for. It's kind of self-selecting. If you have a delicate sensibility, and you're easily grossed out, you probably will never read one of my books. - Author: Mary Roach
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#47. Entomologists have a name for young flies, but it is an ugly name, an insult. Let's not use the word "maggot." Let's use a pretty word. Let's use "hacienda. - Author: Mary Roach
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#48. Bodily fluids and solids are universally the most disgusting things we as human beings can come upon, but as long as they are inside us, it's part of you. - Author: Mary Roach
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#49. Because I actually find the next take after they've controlled it a little bit and repressed the laughter is actually a really interesting take, because that's still going on underneath the surface. That struggle to maintain composure becomes part of the joy of the scene. - Author: Jay Roach
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#50. I'm a patriot, and I think democracy is the best system available. It's very flawed, but it works better than anything else. - Author: Jay Roach
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#51. Ultimately, the problem is that sex is perceived as a personal, intimate thing, not in the realm of science. But that's not true. It's physiology; it's anatomy. It deserves to be studied. - Author: Mary Roach
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#52. I love vintage, but it's so expensive now. - Author: Alexandra Roach
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#53. She found out she's got no soul, but it really doesn't bother her - Author: Papa Roach
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#54. Sometimes I would like the opportunity to do character-driven comedy and that's really what I was trying to do in Meet The Parents. I think in a way this is a more old fashioned type of comedy. - Author: Jay Roach
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#55. Most of the people who are engaged in the subjects that I look into are pretty interesting. Whether its sex researchers or someone who's devoted their career to saliva or somebody who does research with cadavers, there's an inherent fascination in the subject matter of their work. - Author: Mary Roach
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#56. The writing is always the easy part, provided I can get the good material. It's the getting of the good material that's a challenge. - Author: Mary Roach
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#57. It seems odd to think of tasting without any perceptive experience, but you are doing it right now. Humans have taste receptor cells in the gut, the voice box, the upper esophagus. But only the tongue's receptors report to the brain. - Author: Mary Roach
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#58. (What she perhaps didn't realize is that the embalming fluid pumped into the veins expands the body's erectile tissues, with the result that male anatomy lab cadavers may be markedly better endowed in death than they were in life.) - Author: Mary Roach
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#59. There wasn't an anhydrous lacrimal gland in the house, writes the author in all seriousness describing a memorial service for a medical school's cadavers. - Author: Mary Roach
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#60. Never mind gas masks and fallout shelters in the event of biological warfare. Many New Yorkers move from place to place equipped with the essentials of vermin assault weaponry: mouse traps, roach spray, and sticky tapes. In some neighborhoods, it's a must. - Author: Isabel Lopez
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#61. Every crazy fad from the 1800s comes back or they never go away. It's like fashion, like everything's already been invented, and somebody stumbles onto it and people will always, always be looking for an answer for some vague illness they can't get a diagnosis for. - Author: Mary Roach
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#62. Saliva has antibacterial properties. It also has things called nerve growth factor, skin growth factor, histatins which help with wound closure. So when you see an animal licking a wound or even a mom kissing a child's boo-boo, there's some, there's some good science behind why one might do this. - Author: Mary Roach
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#63. To the extent that hiring in high-wage, developed economies continues to lag, the sustainability of any impetus to private consumption can be drawn into serious question. - Author: Stephen S. Roach
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#64. SHE OF NOBODY ELSE'S BIDDING: That is who I am now--someone who has not done what anyone else said since July 2008, though not because I am either disobedient or a slacker. - Author: Margaret Roach
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#65. I think that the women's magazines and a lot of those quick tips for better sex, I think that they do people a disservice, sometimes, because they become very focused on - they're thinking, 'Okay, I read that I should do this, and am I doing it right?' - Author: Mary Roach
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#66. Is it possible to bolster one's hip bones by doing some type of controlled fall? Here - Author: Mary Roach
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#67. I've told you before, Daniel: roach isn't an insult. We're the ones still standing after the mammals build their nukes, we're the ones with the stripped-down OS's so damned simple they work under almost any circumstances. We're the goddamned Kalashnikovs of thinking meat. - Author: Peter Watts
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#68. Sometimes the smallest things can change our lives. . . and sometimes it's the people in them. - Author: Terri Haynes Roach
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#69. This Bouillabaisse a noble dish is - A sort of soup or broth, or brew, Or hotchpotch of all sorts of fishes, That Greenwich never could outdo; Green herbs, red peppers, mussels, saffron, Soles, onions, garlic, roach, and dace; All these you eat at Terre's tavern, In that one dish of Bouillabaisse. - Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
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#70. Since death is an inevitablility and life an uncertainty, it all comes down to how we live the precious moments of our lives. When all is said and done, when you are ready to slip peacefully from this world into the next, how do you want to be remembered? - Author: S. Cameron Roach
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#71. The reefer butt is called a 'roach' because it resembles a cockroach ... cockroach ... cockroach ... - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#72. I learn so much from watching films like that with commentary and then when you get to hear another filmmaker talk about their films it's a really great experience. - Author: Jay Roach
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#73. Sometimes courage is nothing more than a willingness to think differently than those around you. In a culture of conformity, that's braver than it sounds. - Author: Mary Roach
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#74. It's important to make a statement, but don't kill yourself over it. You have to make an effort, but not go overboard. - Author: Alexandra Roach
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#75. It's this mood, these sentiments - the excitement of exploration and the surprises and delights of travel to foreign locales - that I hope to inspire with this book. - Author: Mary Roach
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#76. The lack of monetary discipline has become a hallmark of unfettered globalization. Central banks have failed to provide a stable underpinning to world financial markets and to an increasingly asset-dependent global economy. - Author: Stephen S. Roach
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#77. Once you're a public figure, there's a certain amount of privacy you do give up. - Author: Jay Roach
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#78. I think you should just wear something you feel comfortable in. It's important to make a statement, but don't kill yourself over it. - Author: Alexandra Roach
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#79. I'm not a quick wit. I'm only funny on paper. I mean, I'm not totally humorless! It's just that in person, I'm not quite the way I am on paper. - Author: Mary Roach
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#80. Borman's dumping urine. Urine [in] approximately one minute." Two lines further along, we see Lovell saying, "What a sight to behold! - Author: Mary Roach
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#81. There are naturally large individual differences in the chemical makeup of people's saliva. - Author: Mary Roach
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#82. They say that women's sexual peaks are in their 30s or 40s, and I think that it happens because they're more comfortable. It's not some hormonal change that happens at that age. Of course, it would be nice to have more physiological insight on that. - Author: Mary Roach
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#83. I don't write on topics that require a lot of urgency. But in 'Stiff,' I wanted to change people's hearts about organ donation. Whenever I get a chance, I try to talk about that. - Author: Mary Roach
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#84. That's where my passion was ignited, on the set of 'Pobol Y Cwm.' I loved it and I've had such a passion for TV and films. I can't do anything else. - Author: Alexandra Roach
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#85. I've been a pretty selfish mom and a very unselfish athlete for about three years now and it's time to put my family first. It's probably time to move on. - Author: Melanie Roach
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#86. BTW, the roach's name is Max (courtesy of Brianna, "because of I had a puppy, I'd name him Max"). - Author: Rachel Renee Russell
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#87. It was an interesting process trying to get Bob to talk about the film because he's such a shy person. He generally likes to talk when he really knows he has something to say. - Author: Jay Roach
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#88. Heroism doesn't always happen in a burst of glory. Sometimes small triumphs and large hearts change the course of history. Sometimes a chicken can save a man's life. - Author: Mary Roach
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#89. Spacewalking is a little like rock climbing in that everything, including and especially oneself, must be tethered or docked at all times. If you forget to tether a tool, it's gone. Ditto yourself. - Author: Mary Roach
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#90. Maybe that's why there are grandkids, a second chance to get it right. - Author: Terri Haynes Roach
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#91. I get really excited about specific therapies, personalized therapies. Like, let's say, taking a piece of someone's tumor and testing a bunch of treatments in a lab and being able to come up with the right therapy for that specific patient. - Author: Mary Roach
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#92. It is the mind that speaks a woman's heart, not the vaginal walls. - Author: Mary Roach
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#93. Editors are more concerned with the first chapters of a book; that's what everyone reads first in the bookstore or in the online sample. - Author: Mary Roach
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#94. Seriously, this old woman had no idea how close she came to being squashed like a roach. -Sage Hannigan, Contingency - Author: P.S. Martinez
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#95. I figure if it's turns out well the film will have its own momentum and will carry into the video release. So it's hard to really picture the DVD version when I'm in production. - Author: Jay Roach
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#96. NASA might do well to adopt the Red Bull approach to branding and astronautics. Suddenly the man in the spacesuit is not an underpaid civil servant; he's the ultimate extreme athlete. Red Bull knows how to make space hip. - Author: Mary Roach
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#97. I love making people laugh. It's an addiction and it's probably dysfunctional, but I am addicted to it and there's no greater pleasure for me than sitting in a theater and feeling a lot of people losing control of themselves. - Author: Jay Roach
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#98. Stevie Wonder's 'Songs in the Key of Life' was on constant shuffle throughout my childhood. I remember my dad playing some stellar Max Roach albums as well. - Author: Daniel Breaker
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#99. Would it be all right if I visited Meg after school each day for a few hours?" "Actually, that would be great, but only if you are up for it." I reached my hand to Meg's foot and wiggled her socked big toe. - Author: D.A. Roach
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#100. You'll wear a loincloth. That's how I make roach-boy's clothes."
Imagining Jeb and Morpheus in such an intimate position is both sexy and comical. As vain as Morpheus is, a lot of bickering about fashion choices must've taken place. - Author: A.G. Howard
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