The Old Us Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 The Old Us Quotes

#1. It's the one thing we do better than any other animal.
We communicate, cooperate, and make tools to extend our reach. Every new tool changes us ... The old fears the new, and the two threaten destroy each other.
Our technology is what makes us strong. And it's what makes us dangerous. - Author: Daniel H. Wilson
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#2. And we are never too old to study the Bible. Each time the lessons are studied comes some new meaning, some new thought which will make us better. - Author: John D. Rockefeller
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#3. Our trials are supposed to turn us toward God, but we whine and complain and wish someone would turn down the fire so we could have our old life back the way it was. - Author: Lynn Austin
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#4. Being stuck is a position few of us like. We want something new but cannot let go of the old - old ideas, beliefs, habits, even thoughts. We are out of contact with our own genius. Sometimes we know we are stuck; sometimes we don't. In both cases we have to DO something. - Author: Rush Limbaugh
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#5. Only Southerners have taken horsewhips and pistols to editors about the treatment or maltreatment of their manuscript. This
the actual pistols
was in the old days, of course, we no longer succumb to the impulse. But it is still there, within us. - Author: William Faulkner
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#6. Our old experiences, memories and fears guide us down the present path. It's not so much that you are the artist; you are the conduit. - Author: Nick Bantock
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#7. The old goes into making us what we are, or what we're hell-bent on not being. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#8. Look at the people in the very old photographs! They are gone forever but they still can give us messages with their eyes, they still can touch our hearts with their looks and they still can give us courage with their standing upright! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#9. Even God had a Welsh name : He spoke to him in the old language; He was to have a peculiar care For the Welsh people. History showed us He was too big to be nailed to the wall Of a stone chapel, yet still we crammed him Between the boards of a black book . - Author: R.S. Thomas
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#10. How little we realize things till they come upon us personally. I believe I have been a perfect fiend of indifference, even intolerance, of deaf people, and now it's me. Well, I am determined to become the most Delightful Deaf Old Lady that ever existed and I am practicing to that end ... - Author: Susan Hale
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#11. Old truths and ancient magic, revolution and invention, all conspire to distract us from the passion that in one way or another defeats us all. - Author: Anne Rice
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#12. What impresses me is the young actors with terrific talent arriving on the scene. They'd have blown us all away in the old days. Guys like Brad Pitt. - Author: Robert Wagner
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#13. We were talking about how old quarterbacks can't throw before 10 am ... Practice starts too early for us. Wake me up in the middle of the night and I can throw. I can throw anytime. - Author: Dan Marino
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#14. This recognition of the earlier human background, now so obvious to us, did not come all at once, for the inclusion of history itself in university instruction is an event less than two centuries old. - Author: James Henry Breasted
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#15. An old body when it is loved becomes a sacred treasure; and sex itself must always, it seems to me, come to us as a sacrament and be so used or it is meaningless. The flesh is suffused by the spirit, and it is forgetting this in the act of love-making that creates cynicism and despair. - Author: May Sarton
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#16. Upon us lies the responsibility neither to neglect things because they are old nor to reject them because they are new. - Author: Percy Dearmer
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#17. My dad used to take my younger sister Whitney and I to the firing range, and he'd stand behind us as we shot. We were tiny, tiny girls, only about ten years old at the time, so the recoil when we pulled the trigger would send us flying backwards. But he'd stand behind us and make sure we were safe. - Author: Amber Heard
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#18. A persistent and age-old instinct makes us want to wander
Into regions yet untrod
And read what is still unread
In the manuscripts of God. - Author: Willis R. Whitney
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#19. Our true beauty lies in the eyes of the people who love us, who care about us. Beauty is ephemeral, true love is not. Old and wrinkled, or with a hundred extra pounds, you will always stay perfect to the ones who love you. - Author: Priyanka Naik
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#20. In recent generations, women's sports have been a blessing. Some of us can remember the bad old days in the '50s, when we would discover in casual schoolyard play that a girl could outrun most of us or hold her own in basketball or hit a softball - but there were no teams, no coaches, for girls. - Author: George Vecsey
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#21. Frankly, alcohol leads to a lot of other things when you start drinking at 12-years old. It is a big problem that needs to be addressed. Frankly, the industry has pushed us back and pushed us back. - Author: Zach Wamp
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#22. It's a dimissive term to say the Irish team are plucky because it rings back to the old days when we went out and gave it a lash, set our hair on fire and ran after the opposition for 20 minutes and, if they survived that, they beat us by 50 points. - Author: Eddie O'Sullivan
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#23. Perhaps this was one of the tragedies life plots for us: it is our destiny to become in old age what in youth we would have most despised. - Author: Julian Barnes
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#24. Don't listen to him." Mabel waved a hand in disregard. "He's gone and lost his mind since the last time you paid us a visit. All his marbles fell out; rolled under the tables and counters, and he's too old to bend down and find them. - Author: Ania Ahlborn
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#25. Us women, no matter how crude we are with one another,we must always remember that we have two enemies in common."
The three of us look at each other confused, then back at Ms. Eleanor waiting for her to answer.
"Men," she sighs, still staring off. "And old age. - Author: Chelsea Ballinger
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#26. Before it began to open new wounds, the war healed quite a few old ones: it shook us out of our lethargy, our life took on new meaning, we no longer lived without a purpose, eating and sleeping and excreting like animals. - Author: Costas Taktsis
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#27. Interest and enthusiasm are the wellspring of continually evolving community life: they create bonds which unite us whether we are young or old, nearby or far from each other; they allow human warmth and love to be the formative forces in personal and community life and striving. - Author: Henning Hansmann
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#28. Whenever we cannot love in the old, human way, Corrie, God can give us the perfect way. - Author: Corrie Ten Boom
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#29. I see hope creeping in, destabilizing old power structures. I feel it in the ground under my feet. I hear it in the stories of the people of God living right now. We're whispering to each other, eyes alight, "Aslan is on the move." Can't you feel that? The kingdom is breathing among us already. - Author: Sarah Bessey
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#30. As the old Zen saying reminds us, the finger pointing at the moon is not the moon. - Author: Helen Palmer Geisel
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#31. Man's nature is not a bit the same as wines. He loses flavour as his life declines. We drink the oldest wine that comes our way. Old men get nasty, old wines make us gay. - Author: Alexis Sanchez
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#32. Sometimes you have to disconnect to stay connected. Remember the old days when you had eye contact during a conversation? When everyone wasn't looking down at a device in their hands? We've become so focused on that tiny screen that we forget the big picture, the people right in front of us. - Author: Regina Brett
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#33. Stupid old boys' network ... That's why we're not running the world, huh, girlie? 'Cause when women see a younger version of us, it just makes us angry. - Author: Brian K. Vaughan
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#34. Despite our complicated civilization, so called, or perhaps on account of it, we are all of us a mere set of barbarians, who find it less trouble to provide a new, cheap, and shoddy thing than to get the full use and full pleasure out of a finely-made and carefully-chosen old one. - Author: Vernon Lee
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#35. My wife, Daniela, and I live in an old house from 1810 with three fireplaces at the end of a dead-end dirt road on Cape Cod, so I turn the trees into firewood for us and a friend of mine sells the rest. - Author: Sebastian Junger
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#36. I was 38 years old when we started trying to have a baby. I thought it would be no problem, but the 3 years it took us was the most difficult period of my life. - Author: Constance Marie
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#37. My best friend and I go to bed at 11 o'clock. We have such old lady schedules. Everyone's always like, 'Let's go out!' And we're always like, 'No, we don't want to.' They call us the grandmas. L.A. can get really old really quickly if you waste your life away in a club all night. - Author: Britt Robertson
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#38. Time, of course, topples everyone in its path equally- the way that driver beats his old horse until it dies. But the thrashing we receive is one of frightful gentleness. Few of us even realize that we are being beaten. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#39. If the Bible is correct, and the Earth is only 6,000 years old, that means there were no dinosaurs, and museum curators have been messing with us. Or the dinosaurs were here, and we never noticed them. Or a lot of people saw them but didn't want to say anything. - Author: Ron Shock
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#40. It took so long to find you ... and now I don't want it to change. I want it all set in amber. I want us and nobody else in the most selfish way you can imagine. I can't help it
I'm old-fashioned. I believe marriage is between a man and a man. - Author: Armistead Maupin
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#41. Often when we read, especially when we are younger, we are looking for a mirror, echoes of our voices, people who might look and sound like us.... Write for the twelve-year-old girl, who is looking at a mirror, at a window.

~Edwidge Danticat - Author: Donna Everhart
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#42. My grandmother lived with us for a short time while I was a child. Old people tend to be slightly more eccentric - they can behave the way they want. - Author: Julie Walters
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#43. Things take us hard, no question.
How do you make it, all the way
from here to morning? I touch
you, made of such nerve
and flare and pride and swallowed tears.
Go home. Come to bed. The skies
look in at us, stern.
And this is an old story. - Author: Adrienne Rich
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#44. Art consists precisely in making us admire old stories, charming us with them eternally, as Nature charms with her eternal sun, her ancient earth, and her men built all on the same pattern, and all animated by the same feelings ... - Author: Marie Bashkirtseff
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#45. Nothing is so remote from us as the thing which is not old enough to be history and not new enough to be news. - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#46. He's awake and listening to us," said the old woman. "Sly little rascal." She chuckled. "But royalty has need of slyness. And if he's really the Kwisatz Haderach ... well ... . - Author: Frank Herbert
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#47. The two Testaments are interesting, each in its own way. The Old one gives us a picture of these people's Deity as he was before he got religion, the other one gives us a picture of him as he appeared afterward. - Author: Mark Twain
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#48. My grandfather was a police officer. He taught Dad about lie detectors and police interrogation methods, so Dad got this old World War II lie detector and used it on us regularly. He was obsessed with the truth. - Author: Brian Herbert
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#49. Wouldn't this old world be better
If the folks we meet would say:
'I know something good about you,'
And then treat us that way? - Author: N. Eldon Tanner
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#50. To make matters worse, Linda, it appears, is madly in love with a monster of a Scotsman, who came to dinner last night in his kilt. Those hairy old knees decided us. "The Mountains I can bear," said Loudie. "Natives in the semi-nude at dinner time is another matter. I leave tomorrow. - Author: Nancy Mitford
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#51. Of all the offspring of Time, Error is the most ancient, and is so old and familiar an acquaintance, that Truth, when discovered, comes upon most of us like an intruder, and meets the intruder's welcome.
- Author: Charles Mackay
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#52. Why does Kubrick always chill our blood, and make us huddled up scared stiff with eyes wide shut? Because even dead he's still "Shinnying" with his old hand and his eye-catching plots. - Author: Ana Claudia Antunes
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#53. Like old times. The three of us together. Fighting for a better - Author: Rick Riordan
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#54. For me the music community was always like a model for what could be. The way people would play together, just harmony and being - old guys and young guys, black guys and white guys. It was setting an example for what the rest of us could be. - Author: Bill Frisell
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#55. As for my father, few souls are less troubled. He can be simply pleased with us, pleased that we exist, and, from the vantage point of his wondrously serene old age, he contemplates our lives almost as if they were books he can dip into whenever he wants. His back pages, perhaps. - Author: Angela Carter
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#56. Let us never forget this: since the day of the air, the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defense of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine. That is where our frontier lies. - Author: Stanley Baldwin
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#57. Self-awareness moves us beyond the old, well-worn pathways in the brain that support fixed, unconscious habits. - Author: Deepak Chopra
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#58. I was raised in the old way, a way that the young folk see as worn and backwards, today. But if it had not been for our way, they would never have lived to make their own way, so it served them as well as it served us. - Author: Billy Roper
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#59. Grief is a disease. We were riddled with its pockmarks, tormented by its fevers, broken by its blows. It ate at us like maggots, attacked us like lice- we scratched ourselves to the edge of madness. In the process we became as withered as crickets, as tired as old dogs. - Author: Yann Martel
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#60. One day you gone look up and realize that you will be forty years old still calling on 'options' and the rest of us will have husbands or potential husbands and a few children. - Author: Nat L. Johns
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#61. Don't let him upset you," Niko told the four softly. "He's old and he's frightened."
"You're as old as him, and you aren't scared of us," Briar pointed out.
Niko glared at him. "Thank you so much," he retorted waspishly. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#62. Let us suppose, that the Old and New worlds were formerly but one continent, and that, by a violent earthquake, the ancient Atalantis [sic] of Plato was sunk ... The sea would necessarily rush in from all quarters, and form what is now called the Atlantic ocean. - Author: Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte De Buffon
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#63. But in the old days, visual artists used to fall into two distinct categories: those of us who created images with cameras and those of us who applied stuff onto other stuff, with brushes or other tools. - Author: Buffy Sainte-Marie
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#64. Experts tell us that the global economy will worsen while household appliances will get smarter. By the time your child is twenty-one years old and ready to enter the workforce, all of her job interviews will be conducted by Roombas. - Author: Rick Chillot
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#65. Give us a man, young or old, high or low, on whom we know we can thoroughly depend, who will stand firm when others fail; the friend faithful and true, the adviser honest and fearless, the adversary just and chivalrous,-in such a one there is a fragment of the Rock of Ages. - Author: Arthur Penrhyn Stanley
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#66. It is a well-known fact that very often, putting the period of boyhood out of the argument, the older we grow the more cynical and hardened we become; indeed, many of us are only saved by timely death from moral petrification, if not from moral corruption. - Author: H. Rider Haggard
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#67. In 1940 I was just turning 5 years old and being taken to the movies. For those of us who were not old enough to understand the horror of war it was a very romantic era because these guys were kissing their wives and girlfriends goodbye and going off to fight and become heroes. - Author: Woody Allen
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#68. Rivalry causes us to overemphasize old opportunities and slavishly copy what has worked in the past. - Author: Peter Thiel
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#69. My true function within a society which embraces all of us is to continue an age-old tradition. This tradition is to create images from the depths of the imagination and to give them form, whether visual, intellectual or musical. - Author: Michael Tippett
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#70. The ideals that bind us together are as old as our nation, but so are the forces that pull us apart. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#71. The three of us blended with the clientele as well as a fifteen year-old ex-thief, a girl from the future masquerading as a young man, and a second-son of a Lord-turned-student could. - Author: April White
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#72. The spirit who inhabits her animates us all. Destroy the host, you destroy the power. The young die first; the old wither slowly; the eldest perhaps would go last. But she is the Queen of the Damned, and the Damned can't live without her. - Author: Anne Rice
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#73. If it were possible to go back in a time machine and change the stupid things some of us did in grammar school and junior high, Soups old buddy, that gadget would be booked up right into the twenty-third century. - Author: Stephen King
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#74. The writers we absorb when we're young bind us to them, sometimes lightly, sometimes with iron. In time, the bonds fall away, but if you look very closely you can sometimes make out the pale white groove of a faded scar, or the telltale chalky red of old rust. - Author: Daniel Mendelsohn
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#75. When I was about 12 years old back in Houston, my Dad used to take us to the driving range. - Author: Ron White
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#76. There's something much more fundamental about Mitt Romney. He seems so old-fashioned when it comes to women, and I think that comes across, and I think that that's going to hurt him over the long term. He just doesn't really see us as equal. - Author: Hilary Rosen
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#77. In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy, but large, serene, consistent, the voice of an old intelligence, which in another age and climate had pondered and thus disposed of the questions that exercise us. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#78. I think that a new kind of replicator has recently emerged on this very planet. It is staring us in the face. It is still in its infancy, still drfiting clumsily about in its primeval soup, but already it is achieving evolutionary change at a rate which leaves the old gene panting far behind. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#79. Of all my old associations, of all my old pursuits and hopes, of all the living and the dead world, this one poor soul alone comes natural to me, and I am fit for. There is a tie of many suffering years between us two, and it is the only tie I ever had on earth that Chancery has not broken! - Author: Charles Dickens
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#80. Sensuality reconciles us with the human race. The misanthropy of the old is due in large part to the fading of the magic glow of desire. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#81. The men in the nearby village fear us, thinking we are witches. Women who live without men - especially old women who grow herbs, heal the sick, and befriend wild animals - are always suspect. - Author: Pat Murphy
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#82. Spiritual practices help us move from identifying with the ego to identifying with the soul. Old age does that for you too. It spiritualizes people naturally. - Author: Ram Dass
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#83. In the last analysis, most of our difficulties come from losing contact with our instincts, with the age-old forgotten wisdom stored up in us. - Author: C. G. Jung
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#84. The First Testament gives the baseline meaning to the gospel in the promise of God that will not be thwarted by anyone or anything. The New Testament gives us the fulfillment in the form of a person. These testaments are meant to be read in parallel, allowing each testament to illuminate the other. - Author: Tobin Wilson
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#85. Our religious systems have taught us to "train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." (Proverbs 22:6) I couldn't disagree more. How about, "feed a child what it needs, so when it gets grows up, it will "be" its own unique unpredictably creative self. - Author: Christopher Zzenn Loren
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#86. I worship nature. The moon and the tides. The sun and the stars. The energies that surround us and dwell within us. The esoteric knowledge of our natural world and its flora and fauna. - Author: Dacha Avelin
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#87. The real job of every moral teacher is to keep bringing us back, time after time, to the old simple principles which we are all so anxious not to see; like bringing a horse back and back to the fence it has refused to jump or bringing a child back to a lesson that it wants to shirk. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#88. The old huntsman was a surprisingly good teacher. He didn't belabor his points, didn't talk down to us, and didn't mind questions. Even Tempi's trouble with the language didn't frustrate him. Even - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#89. People are appreciating the old stuff again and there's no MTV-style scene police to try to make us all listen to Machine Head and Pantera *puke*! - Author: Mat McNerney
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#90. Not all writers are artists. But all of us like the idea of somebody in the year 2283 blowing the dust off one of our books, thumbing through it and exclaiming, Hey, listen to what this old guy had to say back in the twentieth century! - Author: William Attwood
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#91. If God rewards us on earth for good deeds - the Old Testament suggests it's so, and the Puritans certainly believed it - then maybe Satan rewards us for evil ones. - Author: Stephen King
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#92. To independence!" added Pocked Louise. "No fussy old widows telling us when not to speak, and how to set the spoons when an earl's niece comes to supper. And telling us to leave scientific experiments to the men. - Author: Julie Berry
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#93. I just went to your typical public schools, and my dad would take us to the movies every week, or he'd buy scalped tickets to San Antonio Spurs games. I remember I was four or five years old and my parents, who were very young, took us to see The Police in Austin, and Iggy Pop opened. - Author: Pedro Pascal
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#94. Goddess" he said. Her voice floated to us. Yes, Child." Will I see you again?"
Just her voice now, young and old at the same time. "In the face of every woman you meet - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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#95. Welcome, old aspirations, glittering creatures of an ardent underneath the holly! We know you, and have not outlived you yet. Welcome, old projects, and old loves, however fleeting, to your nooks among the steadier lights that burn around us - Author: Charles Dickens
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#96. That's the purpose of old age ... To give us a breathing space before we die, in which to see why we did what we did. - Author: Colleen McCullough
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#97. 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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#98. The soil of friendship is worn out with constant use. Habit may still attach us to each other, but we feel ourselves fettered by it. Old friends might be compared to old married people without the tie of children. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#99. We always need new ideas to free us from the old ones. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#100. Some of us, regarding the ocean with understanding and affection, have seen it looking old, as if the immemorial ages had been stirred up from the undisturbed bottom of ooze. For it is a gale of wind that makes the sea look old. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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