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#1. How to get a job: Speak up and show some life about you. Almost anyone who can give you a decent job these days is half deaf. - Author: Liz Carpenter
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#2. Any time you can get up there and scare a few people, throw up some decent times, it builds up your confidence and also sends a message to other people. - Author: Marianne Limpert
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#3. So there's much more to life than one's intelligence score. To be a decent human being. To have some character. - Author: Edward Zigler
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#4. You can fool some of the people some of the time
and that's enough to make a decent living. - Author: W.C. Fields
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#5. Well, on a personal level, I would never want to take on a character who didn't have some redeemable qualities. Even the worst of people, such as Michael Scott in The Office [Carell's character in the US version of the Ricky Gervais sitcom], have some decent human qualities that you can latch onto. - Author: Steve Carell
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#6. If I were founding a university I would begin with a smoking room; next a dormitory; and then a decent reading room and a library. After that, if I still had more money that I couldn't use, I would hire a professor and get some text books. - Author: Stephen Leacock
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#7. I think I've made some pretty decent films in the '80s and '90s. - Author: John Frankenheimer
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#8. It is true that novelists are shameless and obey no decent law, and they are not to be trusted on any account, but some Mysteries even they must honor. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#9. When we were first offered a book deal prior to Avon's, they were trying to get us to change it from the first-person story into a how-to book, and they were offering us some decent money. My agent told me; 'you should really consider this'. - Author: Kenny Loggins
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#10. An awful lot of fantasy, and even some great fantasy, falls into the mistake of assuming that a good man will be a good king, that all that is necessary is to be a decent human being and when you're king everything will go swimmingly. - Author: George R R Martin
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#11. I started writing this feature comedy in New York - a Chris Farley vehicle. The script was decent. When I got to LA, I met some new friends in film school and had them read my script and give me notes. - Author: David Steinberg
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#12. My darling father gave me some decent getaway sticks - my legs are OK. - Author: Julie Bowen
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#13. If you're going to write an anthem for an old man who's up at political bat for the last time, give him a decent song. Send him off with something that creates some chills or something. - Author: Shawn Amos
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#14. I only have to do three things to look halfway decent. Curl my eyelashes, fill in my eyebrows and put some lipstick on. - Author: Courteney Cox
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#15. Good plan," Freddy was saying. "Let's get some decent sleep. Tomorrow we can shake our gravy asses into town and do some sluething. - Author: Ali Sparkes
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#16. If there is 'right to buy' for council tenants and housing association properties, then why shouldn't that apply to all tenants? Some landlords are decent, very caring people, but some of them are truly appalling. - Author: Jeremy Corbyn
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#17. I've had the pretty good fortune of working with some decent guys and gals. - Author: Ryan Reynolds
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#18. Decent people shouldn't live here. They'd be happier some place else. - Author: Jack Nicholson
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#19. The American dream always meant that anybody willing to put in a hard day's work could make a decent living. That's just not true anymore for people without at least some post-high school education. - Author: Adam Davidson
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#20. We need to take command of the solar system to gain that wealth, and to escape the sea of paper our government is becoming, and for some decent chance of stopping a Dinosaur Killer asteroid. - Author: Larry Niven
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#21. We be decent thieves, not some politicals. We didn't try to attack the authorities. We was only stealing. - Author: Andrzej Sapkowski
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#22. I dare say there may be some men and women in the Armed Forces who are so decent that they would say: Give the Iraqi people money, we do not want to be paid back. That is the strength of our country. - Author: Lindsey Graham
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#23. Some things it is not decent to write of the dead, or prudent to write of the living. - Author: Marjorie Bowen
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#24. Rome is the city above all cities which loses most of its meaning to those who do not bring to it some historical sense, a decent knowledge of art, and a good amount of time. Rome therefore is particularly disturbing to an American. - Author: Clare Boothe Luce
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#25. All around the world, there are children wishing they had some cool sneakers like you do. But before you decide to give them your old pair, they'd first like a decent meal, some fluid, and some medication so they can walk comfortably in your shoes. - Author: Suzy Kassem
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#26. No one has any respect for someone who can play a million notes per minute but can't put together a decent tune that someone can sing to or feel some sort of emotion from. - Author: Johnny Marr
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#27. I hit some great shots in my lifetime; now I hit a decent shot and I get a standing ovation. - Author: Martina Navratilova
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#28. A good interpreter can take a piece of bad music and make it sound pretty decent, while a bad interpreter can take good music and make it sound cheap. I can tell that some people have a bad taste, and unlike on the piano, they smear around a lot, that is bad taste. - Author: Ruggiero Ricci
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#29. We live that our souls may grow. The development of the soul is the purpose of existence. God Almighty is trying to obtain some decent association for Himself. - Author: John G. Lake
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#30. The decent thing to do is to get rid of some of this money. - Author: James A. Michener
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#31. I've had some decent wins this year against higher ranked players but what I've failed to do is to build on those. - Author: Tim Henman
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#32. A lot of reality TV is repellent, but that doesn't diminish the qualities of some of the people who take part. There are decent people in there who have no alternatives. - Author: Val McDermid
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#33. Sorry, Will, bad habit of mine. You have to stress hot in the city these days. Some places have absolutely no idea how to make a decent long black.' And there she was being all uppity slutty again. - Author: Jenn J. McLeod
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#34. I think you'll make more money in the end with good ethics than bad. Even though there are some people who do very well, like Marc Rich-who plainly has never had any decent ethics, or seldom anyway. But in the end, Warren Buffett has done better than Marc Rich-in money-not just in reputation. - Author: Charlie Munger
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#35. For human beings. We almost went extinct fighting one another before. Now our numbers are even fewer. Our conditions more tenuous. Is this really what we want to do? Kill ourselves off completely? In the hopes that - what? Some decent species will inherit the smoking remains of the earth?" "I - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#36. But when I say 'cow', don't go running away with the idea of some decent, self-respecting cudster such as you may observe loading grass into itself in the nearest meadow. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#37. If we are to be happy, decent and secure of our souls: drink some kind of fermented liquor with one's food; go on the water from time to time; dance on occasions, and sing in a chorus ... - Author: Hilaire Belloc
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#38. Some decent regulated pre-eminence, some preference (not exclusive appropriation) given to birth, is neither unnatural, nor unjust, nor impolite. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#39. If there was some way of knowing which boys were likely to turn out to be decent men, boys that could love us back as passionately as we felt we could love them, then we could banish the likelihood of divorce and unhappiness to a statistically unlikely outcome. - Author: Belinda Jeffrey
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#40. You and I have been physically given two hands and two legs and half-decent brains. Some people have not been born like that for a reason. The karma is working from another lifetime. - Author: Glenn Hoddle
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#41. Back home in South Carolina, you have a lot of little soul food restaurants you can run to and get some quick, decent food. - Author: Gaines Adams
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#42. No matter how much I wanted all those things that I needed money to buy, there was some devilish current pushing me off in another direction
toward anarchy and poverty and craziness. That maddening delusion that a man can lead a decent life without hiring himself out as a Judas Goat. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#43. ...And look at Ohio State. How do you bring down a coach and penalize a whole program because a couple of kids exchanged some gear for tattoos and a decent man tried to protect them? These are kids! By definition, they make mistakes. - Author: Emily Giffin
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#44. As individuals, as families, as neighbors, as members of one community, people of all races and political views are usually decent, kind, compassionate. But in large corporations or governments, when great power accumulates in their hands, some become monsters even with good intentions. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#45. The only thing that makes me put down a book is if the characters are boring, or the situations aren't fraught with the potential for some great change or I don't mind if an author torments his protagonist, but I do expect a decent payoff in the end. - Author: Michael Boatman
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#46. Shut up, Willy. Mister, you gonna buy anything? Pa says we can't shut down for the day until we get thirty dollars' worth of custom." "I'll buy a pumpkin. If you can give me some decent directions." She gave a theatrical sigh. "One pumpkin. A buck-fifty. Big whoop. - Author: Stephen King
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#47. You could guarantee a decent cup of coffee in Betty's, but it went beyond the decent coffee and the respectable girls (and women) who had been parcelled up some time in the 1930s and freshly unwrapped this morning. It was the way that everything was exactly right and fitting. And clean. - Author: Kate Atkinson
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#48. I don't particularly fall in love with my own compositions, but some of them are decent. - Author: George Benson
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#49. Your generation was promised a decent husband and maybe a job on the side. Mine," I said with some nostalgia and a hint of disappointment, "mine was promised jet packs. - Author: Holly Morris
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#50. When in some communities selling drugs is so lucrative that that's a pretty big enticement that we have to break down. Part of that is by making opportunities and paying decent wages. - Author: Matt Gonzalez
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#51. I like them all - I don't always approve. I see myself as a sort of benevolent uncle to these characters, and I can see why they do what they do; sometimes they make some mistakes, but at heart I think they're decent. - Author: Patrick Marber
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#52. I never was interested in politics. I'm quite unable to work up any kind of belligerent feeling. Just as I'm about to feel belligerent about some country I meet a decent sort of chap. We go out together and lose any fighting thoughts or feelings. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#53. It seems to me morally a decent society will try to take some of the increased benefit and use that to alleviate the pain of the few who are bearing the cost that made it possible. - Author: Tim Bishop
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#54. Writers want to talk. They can't wait to tell you what they've been thinking. And because they've been in solitude, they've had some fairly decent thoughts. - Author: Mariella Frostrup
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#55. For all men being originally equals, no one by birth could have the right to set up his own family in perpetual preference to all others forever, and tho' himself might deserve some decent degree of honours of his cotemporaries, yet his descendants might be far too unworthy to inherit them. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#56. Any decent writer writes because there's some deep internal need to keep learning. - Author: Stephen Jay Gould
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#57. I'm going to insist that we've got decent funding, enough teachers, and computers in the classroom, but unless you turn off the television set and get over a certain anti-intellectualism that I think pervades some low-income communities, our children are not going to achieve. - Author: Barack Obama
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#58. Pennsylvania is home to some of the hardest-working, toughest, most decent people in America. - Author: Bob Casey Jr.
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#59. Fame changes everything. When you're well-known, you're expected to be different. Some people assume you must have a yacht and four homes. Or that you're famous because you are 'A Decent Man'. - Author: Michael Palin
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#60. There will be days that you don't want to dress up and if you have some decent looking athletic wear, you can give the illusion that you've just been working out, as opposed to giving up on life.
- Author: Big Mama
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#61. While in some quarters it is felt that the critic is just a necessary evil, most serious-minded, decent, talented theater people agree that the critic is an unnecessary evil. - Author: Jean Kerr
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#62. The memory of that day in the dump made him a little sentimental for his father - they had had some good times together, and Buddy had made a decent meal in the end. Really, what else could you ask from a parent? - Author: Joe Hill
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#63. Here I am, Lord. I am tired, Lord. Please stop calling me in the night. I just got some decent sleep, Lord. I'm hanging out here for a while. Your people will be fine. - Author: Melinda Means
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#64. Of a decent young citizen in a toga - perhaps too much dice, you know - coming out here in the train of some prefect, or tax-gatherer, or trader even, - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#65. The gross profits in many workouts appear quite small. It's a little like looking for parking meters with some time left on them. However, the predictability coupled with a short holding period produces quite decent average annual rates of return after allowance for the occasional substantial loss. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#66. She had all day every day to figure out some decent and satisfying way to live, and yet all she ever seemed to get for all her choices and all her freedom was more miserable. The autobiographer is almost forced to the conclusion that she pitied herself for being so free. - Author: Jonathan Franzen
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#67. I think I've got a decent imagination. I hope some of my stories inspire other young imaginations. - Author: Tony DiTerlizzi
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#68. When I was about five, I could do a vaguely decent American accent - straight through kind of decent - and 'Hercules' needed some kids. I definitely wasn't a good actor. - Author: Rose McIver
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#69. And the only thing to do with a sin is to confess, do penance and then, after some kind of decent interval, ask for forgiveness. - Author: Joseph J. Ellis
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#70. I'm a pretty decent cook. I like to grill. I have a smoker that I love. I love me some steak. And I'll make a huge salad with a ton of vegetables. - Author: Abby Wambach
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#71. There was some derangement in her equilibrium that kept her immune from her own decent - Author: Djuna Barnes
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#72. In New Orleans the funerals remind us that Life is bigger than any individual life, and it will roll on, and for the short time that your individual life joins the big stream of Life, cut some decent steps, for God's sake. - Author: Tom Piazza
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#73. Dwarves are not heroes, but a calculating folk with a great idea of the value of money; some are tricky and treacherous and pretty bad lots; some are not but are decent enough people like Thorin and Company, if you don't expect too much. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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