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Top 39 Stave Quotes

#1. When asked "What do we need to learn this for?" any high-school teacher can confidently answer that, regardless of the subject, the knowledge will come in handy once the student hits middle age and starts working crossword puzzles in order to stave off the terrible loneliness. - Author: David Sedaris
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#2. By concentrating on what I was grateful for, I was able to stave off despair. - Author: Amanda Lindhout
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#3. In fact take my body who will, take it I say, it is not me. And therefore three cheers for Nantucket; and come a stove boat and stove body when they will, for stave my soul, Jove himself cannot. - Author: Melville Herman
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#4. In university, in a vain attempt to stave off the frosh fifteen, I used to melt fat-free cheese over broccoli, onions and cauliflower in the cafeteria microwave. That earned me few friends. - Author: Rachel Sklar
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#5. To hell with revenge, to hell with his schemes. If Rollins had done something to Inej, Kaz would paint East Stave with his entrails. - Author: Leigh Bardugo
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#6. You have each other, thought Isabel.But was that enough? Even when one was in love, it was not really enough just to have the other person - not if one needed stimulation. The company of just one person could be reassuring, could stave off loneliness, but would it be enough for three months? - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#7. I attempted various types of plastic surgery, minutely but enough to stave off this encroaching middle-aged body. And every time I did, something went wrong. I felt misshapen, just not natural any more. - Author: Jamie Lee Curtis
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#8. So the only way I could stave off any of these assaults was to become a gang banger, and to excel, so I could quell the behavior. If I excelled, then I could call the shots. So I became a community leader from inside. - Author: Malik Yusef
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#9. He loved her so much he felt his bones would break. Loving her was like lying in a bed of nettles, and the feel of her skin against his was the only balm, the only time the stinging stopped, while, for her, he was the warm bath she took to stave off the cold waterfall of Boaty's indifference. - Author: Robert Goolrick
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#10. Mario Draghi became the first major central banker to cut a key interest rate below zero as he unveiled a series of radical measures to stave off a crippling bout of deflation, and signalled his willingness to take further action. - Author: Anonymous
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#11. In the end, I did whatever I could to stave off her nightmares. - Author: Roshani Chokshi
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#12. My basic feeling about military intervention is that it should be a last resort, undertaken only to stave off large-scale bloodshed. - Author: Samantha Power
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#13. Don't be closer to twice a friend's weight than to her actual weight, I told myself. This little mantra has helped me stave off obesity for more than two decades. - Author: Mindy Kaling
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#14. He was getting so skinny, he had to cut new holes in his belt. But he would sell himself in the pleasure houses of West Stave before he'd ask for his father's mercy. - Author: Leigh Bardugo
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#15. Maple. Maypole
Catch and carry.
Ash and Ember.
Elderberry.
Woolen. Woman.
Moon at night.
Willow. Window.
Candlelight.
Fallow farrow.
Ash and oak.
Bide and borrow.
Chimney smoke.
Barrel. Barley.
Stone and stave.
Wind and water.
Misbehave. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#16. There can be no brotherhood when some nations indulge in previously unheard of luxuries, while others struggle to stave off famine. - Author: Peter Singer
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#17. Walking is the only way proven to stave off cognitive decline - it works. - Author: Dan Buettner
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#18. I think there's little things you can do with a dermatologist that can stave off major, giant surgery, which is really scary. But I'm all for, if something's bothering you, fix it. At least talk to somebody to see what it would take to fix it, and see if that's for you or not. - Author: Christie Brinkley
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#19. I can't stave off the hurt that seeps into my voice. "Why can't you be happy for me? - Author: Emma Chase
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#20. You never hear widows voice the sentiment, but I could stave off companionship indefinitely. Sex, not so much. - Author: Abby Fabiaschi
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#21. ...it is crucial to realize that an once of student affairs administration prevention can stave off a pound of lawyers. - Author: Peter F. Lake
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#22. The physician's duty is not to stave off death or return patients to their old lives, but to take into our arms a patient and family whose lives have disintegrated and work until they can stand back up and face, and make sense of, their own existence. - Author: Paul Kalanithi
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#23. Waking up was sheer delight for him: he always showed a naive and simple amazement at the discovery that he was back on earth; he was sincerely pleased. She, on the other hand, awoke with great reluctance, with a desire to stave off the day by keeping her eyes closed. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#24. Death wasn't something to romanticize. It was something to stave off, to avoid, to fight as long as possible. Even though she had her battles with melancholy, she never seriously considered suicide. Something in her trusted that there would be an upswing and it would be worth waiting for. - Author: Meredith Marple
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#25. My love of maple syrup. I've been known to knock back a can over a couple days: A swig here, a swig there, and next thing you know it's gone. It's a habit I have to stave off. I don't want to lose all my teeth. - Author: Rufus Wainwright
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#26. I am gone into the fields To take what this sweet hour yields; Reflection, you may come to-morrow, Sit by the fireside with Sorrow. You with the unpaid bill, Despair, You, tiresome verse-reciter, Care, I will pay you in the grave, Death will listen to your stave. - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#27. The August noon in us works to stave off the November chills. We survive by what little Fourth of July wits we've stashed away. But there are times when we're all autumn people. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#28. Washington continues to encourage ever more ill-considered lending in a misguided attempt to stave off needed market corrections. The currently proposed combination of a nationwide infrastructure spending orgy plus tax-cut bribes does nothing to remedy that. - Author: Michelle Malkin
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#29. A fortress with an arsenal of weapons designed to stave off hungry, - Author: Anonymous
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#30. A solid routine fosters a well-worn groove for one's mental energies and helps stave off the tyranny of moods. - Author: Mason Currey
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#31. No one knew exactly why the seals ate stones, but maybe, some thought, it was for ballast. Or to help digestion. Or to stave off hunger. Or, as Brown had written in the journal, 'maybe they're just weird. - Author: Susan Casey
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#32. The only way to stave off boredom, in a complex domesticated primate like humankind, is to increase one's intelligence. This is not appealing to the average primate, who instead invents emotional games (soap opera and grand opera dramatics). - Author: Robert Anton Wilson
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#33. What I learned is that acting is to a large extent about trying to stave off self-doubt long enough to be natural and real onstage. - Author: Daniel Radcliffe
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#34. Bribed with a little sunlight and a few prismatic tints, we bless our Maker, and stave off his wrath with hymns. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#35. You believe what you must in order to stave off the conviction that it's all a tale told by an idiot - Author: Peter De Vries
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#36. In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated. - Author: Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
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#37. To stave off the panic associated with the absence of a primary object, borderline patients frequently will impulsively engage in behaviors that numb the panic and establish contact with and control over some new object. - Author: Christine Ann Lawson
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#38. He talked and talked, the kind of talking you do to stave off the inevitable physical desire, the kind of talking that only increases it. - Author: Zadie Smith
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#39. The Empire was quickly becoming the other, a featureless grey enemy that species of varied sorts would be able to stave off only if they united, all differences set aside. It was almost heartening to witness the dawn of hope, as cautious and fragile as it was. - Author: James Luceno
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