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#1. There was no one to comfort the children, no one to embrace them, no one to love them. Care and control were what the dormitories were all about, not love and affection. - Author: Ruth Hegarty
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#2. There really was nothing firm, nothing certain. Even here, even at this place where he thought he'd found something permanent - everything could change in a day. Everything could be lost so quickly. - Author: S.J. Kincaid
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#3. As I say, the Animals had a particular concept of themselves as a band. There was an anarchic spirit in it, which was being flattened by commercial designs, attitudes, and needs. - Author: Alan Price
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#4. There was nothing but pain in store for her, yet she cried with happiness and couldn't stop. - Author: Ludmilla Petrushevskaya
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#5. There was an embarrassing moment at a recent Democratic fundraiser. When John Kerry was handed a $10 million dollar check, he said, 'I do.' - Author: Craig Kilborn
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#6. Locals? I hit print on the shock file, and my face was the paper that came out of the printer! Locals! I had no idea this deep into the green inferno there'd be people living! Or dying! - Author: Mark Gunk
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#7. There was a flash, a ding, and everything got dark and gooey. - Author: Christopher Moore
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#8. I didn't have that intense ambition to be a musician or an actress. I just enjoyed it. And by enjoying it, because I loved it, it enabled me to get better at what I was doing, because there was a love behind it. - Author: Lauryn Hill
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#9. In every single culture I encountered, there were always women who defied cultural norms to do what they believed was right for them. This phenomenon has never been related to how rich, poor, successful or not successful the woman may be. - Author: Zainab Salbi
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#10. Another of Cicero's maxims was that if you must do something unpopular, you might as well do it wholeheartedly, for in politics there is no credit to be won by timidity. - Author: Robert Harris
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#11. I've worked every day since I was 10. I don't know how to do anything else. There is nothing else I'd rather be doing. - Author: Daniel Radcliffe
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#12. The evil queen was stupid to play Snow White's game. There's an age where a woman has to move on to another kind of power. Money, for example. Or a gun. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#13. There was something about a book that inspired dedication and a swelling desire to possess it. - Author: Kate Morton
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#14. I couldn't make ends meet. I tried Red Lobster. I tried Wal-Mart. I tried all these places and I couldn't make it. I couldn't. So, I tried this gentlemen's club, and, you know, I worked there, and it was just awful in those places. It was terrible. - Author: Anna Nicole Smith
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#15. I thought I was only seeing half the man But that was all there was to you You - Author: Carrie Fisher
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#16. Love was a delicious blend of warm and cold. There was comfort in making love. It solved no problems: but one could run away from problems. - Author: Larry Niven
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#17. Calm, gentle, passionless as he appeared, there was yet, we fear, a quiet depth of malice, hitherto latent, but active now, in this unfortunate old man, which led him to imagine a more intimate revenge than any mortal had ever wreaked upon an enemy. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#18. There was a time there when I thought going out was so fun. I don't know how it happens, but suddenly that's not a priority anymore. - Author: Lisa Kudrow
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#19. ... there was something about her that made you feel it was safe to tell her secrets. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#20. I laugh when Floyd Mayweather says that if he went back in time he would beat us all. I'll tell you this: if he was in the same era as Hagler and Hearns and Leonard and me, I don't think he would be such a big name. There is too much talk. - Author: Roberto Duran
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#21. I think there's nothing better than laughing in life, so that's nice, to be thought of as someone who can make someone laugh. It's 'cause I think life is hard. You know, my dad was a really silly man. A great Irish silly man. And that's fine. - Author: Joan Cusack
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#22. On the other hand, there is a certain advantage in traveling with someone who has a reputation for shooting rather than being shot: as Keram said, in a self-satisfied way, they might kill me, but they would know that, if I was with him, there would be unpleasantness afterwards. - Author: Freya Stark
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#23. There was a limit to how many insults a man could swallow in silence. - Author: Robert Jordan
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#24. The first two drinks were always wonderfully liberating. You think better. You're braver, and you'll say anything. If you could just hang in there with two or three, it'd be beautiful. The trouble was I couldn't. - Author: Barry Hannah
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#25. I've always been a social network retard, even before there was a social network. People would say, "You want to go to this party and do some networking?" - Author: Lewis Black
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#26. My life is great. It's just not exceptional. And there was a time when it could have been." "You killed your ambition, didn't you?" "It died of natural causes. Of neglect. - Author: Blake Crouch
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#27. In that little party there was not one who would desert another; yet we were of different countries, different colours, different races, different religions
and one of us was of a different world. - Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs
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#28. There was such a thing as women's work and it consisted chiefly, Hilary sometimes thought, in being able to stand constant interruption and keep your temper ... - Author: May Sarton
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#29. The body was there, the woman inside disappeared. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#30. There was my mom and I had a wife for a long time and now there is my fianc-e. Eileen is in a long line of women who have given me orders. - Author: Jeffrey Ashby
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#31. God, it's like reality's completely shifted on me. I used to think I was standing on such solid ground. If I wanted something badly enough, I just worked like hell for it. Now I can't decide what to do, which move to make. All the things I counted on aren't there for me anymore. - Author: Tess Gerritsen
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#32. There will never be another Mariano Rivera. He was a friend and a champion of a teammate. He really cared about the game of baseball, the way it was played, and whatever it took to win that night. - Author: Jorge Posada
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#33. Besides paid white laborers, there was everywhere a class of white servants bound without wages for a term of years, and a more miserable class of Negro slaves. - Author: Albert Bushnell Hart
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#34. The band set up in January and just started rehearsing. If there was a song, we'd just rehearse it as a band, and it would get arranged as a band, and it got changed around a lot. - Author: James Iha
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#35. It was cold out there, bitter, biting, cutting, piercing, hyperborean, marmoreal cold, and there were all these Minnesotans running around outdoors, happy as lambs in the spring. - Author: Charles Kuralt
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#36. Really there was no deadlier combination than bookworm and megalomaniac. It was, for example, the crazed condition of many novelists and travelers. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#37. Those who listened to Lord Chatham felt that there was something finer in the man, than anything which he said. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#38. 2014 was a year of intense social upheaval. In truth, the same could be said for most every year. There is no standstill in a world filled with so many people, scrambling for so much. - Author: Roxane Gay
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#39. I'm not saying he's stingy. But sometimes when you're too careful it just turns into a different kind of carelessness. It's not that either. He's from a generation that never expected to get midway up the ladder so when he got there he was too stunned to dare to climb higher. - Author: Marlon James
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#40. The Revelation speaks powerfully today, and its message to us is the same as it was to the early Church: that "there is not a square inch of ground in heaven or on earth or under the earth in which there is peace between Christ and Satan.". - Author: Gary North
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#41. Mostly though, college was me trying to look cooler than I was. There were definitely some Carhartt jeans and backward kangol caps in my repertoire. - Author: Rashida Jones
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#42. Peter was lost. More than lost, really. Spectacularly, hopelessly, "tell the search party not to get their hopes up" lost. If there was a contest for getting lost being held at that moment, Peter wouldn't win because he wouldn't be able to find it. That's how lost he was. - Author: Mark Hill
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#43. There was a heavy, dark pause of vast significance.
Which Jim broke by flashing his hands and belting out, "Booga-wooga!"
At least Eddie laughed. Adrian flipped Jim the bird and headed to the fridge for another beer. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#44. There was no point in the gods trying to separate us. Whether we were on Earth or in hell, we'd spend the rest our days look for the other. - Author: Taisha DeAza
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#45. But you can't go back now? To that orderly, harmonious, intimate place?'
He thought about this, though there was no need to. 'That place doesn't exist anymore,' he said quietly. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#46. I really like 'Gladiator.' I like 'The Dark Knight.' I really liked, when I was a kid, 'U.S. Marshalls.' I like funny movies, too. 'Old School' and 'The Hangover.' 'The Hangover' was up there; I liked it. - Author: Matthew Stafford
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#47. And yet we couldn't leave
it was if the rocks were holding us there. I mean, they were only rocks. But for some reason, those rocks made lonely feel good. - Author: Cynthia Kadohata
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#48. If Jobs and Wozniak had believed that IBM was the be-all and end-all, there would have been no personal computers. - Author: Jimmy Maher
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#49. It's morning when I go to sleep
In the distant dawn a church bell rings
Another day is coming on
A baby's born, an old man dies
Somewhere young lovers kiss good-bye
I leave my soul and just move on
And wish that I was there to sing this song - Author: Jon Bon Jovi
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#50. Just because you leave someone doesn't mean you ever let them go. Even when you couldn't see me, you knew deep down I was still there. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#51. There was a precarious balance during those crucial months between composition and decomposition - what the world gained and what a great city lost. Even then, some part of Detroit was dying, and that is where the story begins. - Author: David Maraniss
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#52. Since the outbreak of war, there has been in our country a steady increase in the consumption of spirits, wine and beer. It is estimated that in dollar volume, the annual outlay is now practically double what it was before the war. - Author: William Lyon Mackenzie King
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#53. I started writing music when I was 15 in my bedroom, and I'd post them on MySpace, and from there it shifted to doing covers on YouTube and building my Twitter. - Author: Tori Kelly
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#54. We pitched 'Sightseers' as a TV idea originally, and it was rejected because it was too dark. But then things like 'Dexter' came out, 'Breaking Bad' ... There are so many sophisticated dramas now with comic elements to them. - Author: Alice Lowe
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#55. I suppose I was dying again, so I asked the Lord of Permanent Affection for the strength to live the day. Clearly, the answer came in the affirmative."
"I didn't know there was such a Fellow," Buttercup said.
"Neither did I, in truth, but if He didn't exist, I didn't much want to either. - Author: William Goldman
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#56. For if there was to be any transformation in the spiritual orientation of the pilgrim's soul, that change would take place not on arrival as if by magic, but in the long, hard work of The Way. - Author: Stephen R. Lawhead
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#57. Our Christian hope is that we are going to live with Christ in a new earth, where there is not only no more death, but where life is what it was always meant to be. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#58. I had no idea what I was doing when I wrote 'Search.' There was no carefully designed work plan. There was no theory that I was out to prove. - Author: Tom Peters
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#59. There are some great teachers who have had great students, but they themselves can't play a note. I don't understand it, because the most I learned from my teacher was just hearing him play. - Author: Joshua Bell
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#60. This very easy divorce had become very difficult. I thought I was in the express lane and it was all fast tracks from there. Think again. - Author: Brenda Perlin
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#61. Missus said I was the worst waiting maid in Charleston. She said, "You are abysmal, Hetty, abysmal." I asked Miss Sarah what abysmal means and she said, "Not quite up to standard." Uh huh. I could tell from missus' face, there's bad, there's worse, and after that comes abysmal. - Author: Sue Monk Kidd
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#62. Especially once those poetry events began, because, yeah, the stuff was still on the page, but the page was starting to spill into real space, spill into air, once you could hear it, once there was a typewriter, once there was a body of a typist, it was getting rid of the confines of the page. - Author: Vito Acconci
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#63. Once there was a tree, and she loved a little boy. - Author: Shel Silverstein
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#64. It was a small town: Ferguson, Ohio. When you entered there was a big sign and it said, "Welcome to Ferguson. Beware of the Dog." The all-night drugstore closed at noon. - Author: Jackie Vernon
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#65. If my life had no meaning there was no reason not to end it. - Author: Dan Wells
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#66. There's no way that I could do a 9 to 5 job. There's no way. I was not cut out for that. You come in and you work for three months on the one job. They say, 'Great,' you know, and you're on to the next one - and you never even got fired. It's wonderful. - Author: Dennis Quaid
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#67. People who shop at Barnes and Noble voted Ulysses the best novel of the last century, and who's to tell them different? There was a point when I would have liked to, but apparently that's just because I'm a bitch. - Author: Dale Peck
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#68. I love the camera; there's something very special and sensual about it, and I have a tendency to call it a he, like it was a man. But, unlike a man, a camera is accepting of everything I do. - Author: Lena Olin
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#69. In their efforts to provide a sufficiency of water where there was not one, men have resorted to every expedient from prayer to dynamite. The story of their efforts is, on the whole, one of pathos and tragedy, of a few successes and many failures - Author: Walter Prescott Webb
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#70. Funny, there had been a time when building things was what America did. From massive dams to towering skyscrapers, from mechanized factories to moon rockets, the nation had created, had viewed that as part of the national identity. - Author: Marcus Sakey
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#71. I don't know what kind of life you had, what sorts of joys and sorrows you experienced. But even if there was something that left you unfulfilled, you can't go around seeking it at other people's doors. Even if it is at the place you're most familiar with, and the sort of act that is your forte. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#72. I grew up the son of a director and grew up on sets myself, so I was the kid getting dragged around from this set to that set and I loved it. There's something about it which is really interesting. - Author: Dean Cain
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#73. Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering. - Author: Nicole Krauss
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#74. There was no warning before the outbreaks began. One day, things were normal; the next, people who were supposedly dead were getting up and attacking anything that came into range. This was upsetting for everyone involved, except for the infected, who were past being upset about that sort of thing. - Author: Mira Grant
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#75. People ask me if my shoes were too small when I was a kid and I say it wouldn't matter how fight my shoes were, I just liked that feeling of them being in there. That's how I started tapping my toes. - Author: Nomar Garciaparra
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#76. When I was a kid, there was no distinction between a movie about old people or young people. It was either funny or not. It was either entertaining or not. It was either exciting or not. It was either thrilling or not. - Author: Joseph Bologna
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#77. The thing about 'Watchmen' that people should know is that when it came out there was absolutely nothing like it. Up until then, comics were about the same thing: a guy in tights fighting another guy in tights and saving the girl - that was it. - Author: Gerard Way
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#78. Apparently there was such a thing as love at first sight; or love at first spit, anyway. - Author: Kristin Cashore
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#79. There was no way that sentence was coming out of my mouth. - Author: Melissa Kantor
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#80. One night I was meditating in such perfect stillness that two mosquitoes came and sat on each of my cheekbones and stayed there a long time without biting and then went away. - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#81. The Olympic dream was born in 2010 during the qualifications to Vancouver. And when I was watching those Olympics from the sidelines, I felt that I wanted to have my Games. I understood that it wouldn't be easy to make them, especially now that in Russia there are a lot of strong girls. - Author: Adelina Sotnikova
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#82. As they climbed into their saddles, Myron bowed his head and muttered a soft prayer.
"There," Hadrian told Royce, "we've got Maribor on our side. Now you can relax."
"Actually," Myron said sheepishly, "I was praying for the horses. But I will pray for you as well," he added hastily. - Author: Michael J. Sullivan
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#83. In my era of wrestling, there were no guaranteed contracts, so it was inherent that you draw the crowd in to make money. - Author: Jesse Ventura
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#84. She would never again lie in bed on a Good Friday morning and relax in the blissful knowledge that there was nothing to do and nowhere to be, because for the rest of her life, there would always, always be something left undone. An unmade confession. An ugly secret. - Author: Liane Moriarty
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#85. There was no point in waiting until the next world. You had to do everything now, every kind of sin. - Author: Anne Rice
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#86. And there I was sending all the wrong signals to the right people in the wrong ways. Again, again, again. - Author: Emily M. Danforth
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#87. If I had to sit in Heaven forever, knowing that there are these people, millions and millions- probably billions of people, suffering these eternal horrible torments and there was nothing I could ever do for them, that, to me, would be Hell. - Author: Richard Carrier
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#88. Even though it was six o'clock, there was no sense of approaching dawn. - Author: Mary Higgins Clark
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#89. Was I wrong? Was I imagining a problem where there wasn't one? Of course my great aunt Maureen always said even a broken clock is right twice a day. - Author: Suzanne M. Trauth
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#90. I was referred to her by a guardian in northern Wilmington, a guy who handles people that are moving into nursing homes. They leave all their stuff there, and we have to empty the houses out. She provides a great service - Author: Richard Harris
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#91. I grew up in a world before people had credit cards. There were no magic cards - it was all about budgeting. - Author: Anthea Turner
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#92. Nix," I said, and her name was a poem. She tilted her face up to the dawn; my lips met hers. She pressed close to me, and then there was no past, no future - only now. No her, no me. Only us. - Author: Heidi Heilig
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#93. I was 26 when I went to my first acting class. I'm naturally quite shy. I'm a quite private person. There's this really strange acting class in New York called Black Nexxus. For someone who's slightly shy or self-conscious, it's the most frightening thing you can do. - Author: Hannah Ware
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#94. I only worked theater jobs, but they were all really silly when I first graduated. I was a line monitor at 'Spamalot,' which means I got there at 8 A.M. and told people how much the tickets were for standing room. I was an NYU Medical School fake patient, to teach doctors how to talk to patients. - Author: Lauren Worsham
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#95. There was a point in the '80s when I looked out at my audience and I saw people that - were I not on the stage - they'd sooner slug me as they walked by me on the sidewalk. And I realized that I was way beyond the choir. - Author: Michael Stipe
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#96. I lost my mother and my brother when I was 15 in two separate car accidents. I was doing well at school. I was a good sportsperson, but at that point, I gave up on all of those things that were there to be done. I couldn't deal with them. - Author: Manu Bennett
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#97. It reminded him of the truth - who he really was, and the fact that no matter how far he ran, his past would be right there with him. - Author: Kayla Krantz
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#98. With a face like this, there aren't a lot of lawyers or priest roles coming my way. I've got a face that was meant for a mug shot, and that's what I've been doing for the past thirty years. - Author: M. C. Gainey
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#99. As much as I enjoyed yoga courses, it was hard to make time for them. Generally speaking, my work arrangements were flexible, so it was mostly a psychological problem: it was hard to convince myself it was acceptable to go twist my body into knots for two hours when there was work to be done. - Author: Josh Kaufman
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#100. And from the moment that we realized it was a terrorist attack, there isn't an agent or a support person in the FBI that wasn't committed to bringing to justice those who were responsible for this. - Author: Robert Mueller
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