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#1. Capitol Records were very keen for me to write and see how I got on; I think that is what defined my sound. The first session I had was with two young up-and-coming writers, Nick Atkinson and Tom Wilding, and I went into a session a bit nervous because I hadn't written that many songs before. - Author: Shane Filan
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#2. God gave us intestines for a reason. I'm not keen on surgery. It's too extreme. All it took was one of those plastic surgery shows to see how violent it is. - Author: Kirstie Alley
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#3. He dared not love again and lose. That loss was too great, that pain too keen. - Author: William Peter Blatty
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#4. When you're not used to comfort and good things to eat, you're intoxicated by them in no time. Truth's only too pleased to leave you. Very little is ever needed for Truth to let go of you. And after all, you're not really very keen to keep hold of it. - Author: Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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#5. Economics is too important to leave to the economists. - Author: Steve Keen
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#6. She was still looking; I could pass as an Indian I thought. I
was part Indian too and that was the precaution I was taking from
getting mugged, a fact which I vehemently fought against back
home and was keen to adopt here. Gosh, I was a rotten hypocrite. - Author: Dixy Gandhi
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#7. wisdom must lie in a keen self-loathing. - Author: Morrissey
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#8. The world is run largely by urban, sedentary males. The symbol of power is the chair. - Author: Sam Keen
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#9. Sir Henry fixed him with a keen eye.
'Odd name, Tom Skatt - eh?'
'Thats right'
'You don't think we could be related?'
Tom looked up at his great-great-great-uncle and smiled.
'I don't think so'
'No,' grinned Sir Henry no, of course not - Author: Henry Chancellor
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#10. At the end of the day, Americans are not so keen on ideologues, people who have such fixed positions that they can't see any virtue in the other side's point of view. - Author: Robert Dallek
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#11. When you've already been disappointed by the one person you're supposed to trust most in your life, you're not exactly keen on giving people any kind of ammunition over you. - Author: Elle Kennedy
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#12. As my blog editor knows all too well, I wasn't all that keen to enter the blogosphere world. - Author: Warren Bennis
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#13. And your people tried to kill my best friend, so you'll forgive me if I'm not overly keen on learning the secret handshake."
She shook her head sadly. "You should be going on dates and hanging out at the mall. Not wearing stakes on your belt."
I shrugged one shoulder. "The mall sucks. - Author: Alyxandra Harvey
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#14. Holmes, who loathed every form of society with his whole Bohemian soul, remained in our lodgings in Baker Street, buried among his old books, and alternating from week to week between cocaine and ambition, the drowsiness of the drug, and the fierce energy of his own keen nature. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#15. The poor soul would have been 100 - if he'd lived another twelve years. Apparently he asked to be scattered over the place where he spent his happiest moments - but Bridget wasn't keen no having ash all over her duvet. - Author: Bridget Golightly
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#16. To really love a person completely is to come to a point where your stories are intertwined. - Author: Sam Keen
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#17. I was not very keen on joining the family business ... there were 14 family members working together, and it worried me that I would not have enough individuality. - Author: Uday Kotak
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#18. The burning gaze of a young woman, such as hath tasted man, shall not escape me; for I have a spirit keen to mark these things. - Author: Aeschylus
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#19. We have to move away from the entirely ad-supported business because the needs of it means that it has to keep driving into privacy, and that's not good for anyone because we all need to have something about us that is secret from some people. - Author: Andrew Keen
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#20. An exploring mind is the most precious gift in life and it's very keen to learn without any judgmental eye. - Author: Euginia Herlihy
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#21. I'm very keen. Adaptations of other people's work, too. I got fascinated by the adaptation process, so I think that'd be a really interesting task. I would happily write original screenplays as well. I think it's become one of my favorite genres. - Author: Emma Donoghue
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#22. I represent what is left of a vanishing race, and that is the pedestrian. That I am still able to be here, I owe to a keen eye and a nimble pair of legs. But I know they'll get me someday. - Author: Will Rogers
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#23. where actual evidence had been a bit sparse he had, in the best traditions of the keen ethnic historian, inferred from revealed self-evident wisdom*
*Made it up
and extrapolated from associated sources** **had read a lot of stuff that other people had made up, too. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#24. I never ride horseback now because my sympathy with the under-dog is too keen. After we have a gone a few blocks, I always dismount and say to the horse: 'We'll walk it together, old dear. - Author: Marie Dressler
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#25. When I rule the city, the Supreme Grand Master said to himself, there is going to be none of this. I shall form a new secret society of keen-minded and intelligent men, although not too intelligent of course, not too intelligent. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#26. A man can't have too many guitars or too many shotguns. - Author: Robert Earl Keen
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#27. I wanted to be an actor. My parents were not too keen on that. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#28. But the summer had been a very happy one, too
a time of glad living with summer suns and skies, a time of keen delight in wholesome things; a time of renewing and deepening of old friendships; a time in which she had learned to live more nobly, to work more patiently, to play more heartily. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#29. The passion of Jesus is lonely only as all our deaths are lonely. He is with us in the loneliness of death, too. And so, he and we are not alone even there. The same blow that strikes him dead, strikes us all dead, and it strikes us in the same way. - Author: Craig Keen
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#30. The Time Lords really didn't like genocide. I'm not too keen on it myself. It's the potential you're killing off. What if, one day, there was a good Dalek? What if ... - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#31. It may be your soul that I love, but I'm pretty keen on its vessel, too. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#32. I am not too keen on my nose, I don't like my knees, I hate my ankles, I am unsure about my behind, I don't like my legs at all. I am not too sure about my chin, my forehead is a bit dodgy. But, overall, I can live with it. - Author: Helen Mirren
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#33. People are too keen to follow standard preconceptions of how organisations should work. All too often, we feel that we are unable to make changes and so hope that someone, somewhere in your organisation knows what we are doing and what the overall aim is. - Author: Ricardo Semler
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#34. Pleasure need not be less keen because there will be centuries of springs to come, their blossom unseen by human eyes, the walls will crumble, the trees die and rot, the gardens revert to weeds and grass, because all beauty will outlive the human intelligence which records, enjoys and celebrates it. - Author: P.D. James
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#35. I'm not too keen on jokes that are one-liners. I want the situation to be funny. - Author: Philippe Falardeau
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#36. We need to keep a very keen eye on our own government. It's getting too rich and redistributing wealth is a sure way of robbing us of our private property rights and other rights along with them. - Author: Richard Pipes
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#37. Although not a very old man, I have yet lived a great deal in my life, and I have known sorrow too bitter and joy too keen to allow me to become either cast down or elated for more than a very brief period over any success or defeat. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#38. The sport of digging the bait is nearly equal to that of catching the fish, when one's appetite is not too keen. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#39. My dog doesn't like dogs, and I kind of get where she's coming from; I'm not too keen on people. - Author: Steve Fowler
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#40. You too will seek your fortune, and you must be keen in obtaining it. If here you have learned to dodge a musket ball, there you must learn to elude envy, jealousy, greed, using those same weapons to combat your adversaries, namely, everyone. - Author: Umberto Eco
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#41. There isn't anything I don't eat, although I'm not too keen on creepy crawly things. Other than that, I'm quite adventurous. I like all types of red meat, and I'm not a fussy eater at all. - Author: Cherie Lunghi
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#42. Thus it happens that your true dull minds are generally preferred for public employ, and especially promoted to city honors; your keen intellects, like razors, being considered too sharp for common service. I - Author: Washington Irving
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#43. DEATH: "Mostly they aren't too keen to see me. They fear the sunless lands. But they enter your realm each night without fear."
MORPHEUS: "And I am far more terrible than you, sister. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#44. I was never too keen on the British music press. They've called us a supermarket hype, and they used to suggest that we didn't write our own songs. - Author: Freddie Mercury
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#45. a certain consciousness of our entire past and our imagined future blends itself with all our moments of keen sensibility. And - Author: George Eliot
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#46. If we come from good families where we have been supported well, there is a disillusionment we have to undergo in terms of the culture's values. We have to get beyond our cultural mythology to find out who we are. - Author: Sam Keen
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#47. We have inherited from our forefathers the keen
longing for unified, all-embracing knowledge. - Author: Erwin Schrodinger
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#48. In fact, there is perhaps only one human being in a thousand who is passionately interested in his job for the job's sake. The difference is that if that one person in a thousand is a man, we say, simply, that he is passionately keen on his job; if she is a woman, we say she is a freak. - Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
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#49. ...theology waits as it works. It waits for its lungs again to be filled. Without the renewing breath of the Spirit it cannot speak. - Author: Craig Keen
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#50. The fishermen of Port Sonas care only for the two things, fishing and women. And there's some that are no' that keen on the fishing. - Author: Naomi Mitchison
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#51. Throughout my life, I've had different metaphors for freedom. At one time, it was skin diving. In the ocean you feel weightless; you escape from gravity. - Author: Sam Keen
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#52. The transition is a keen one, I assure you, from a schoolmaster to a sailor, and requires a strong decoction of Seneca and the Stoics to enable you to grin and bear it. But even this wears off in time. What - Author: Herman Melville
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#53. It is glorious fun racing down the Hump, but you can't do it on windy days because then you are not there, but the fallen leaves do it instead of you. There is almost nothing that has such a keen sense of fun as a fallen leaf. - Author: J.M. Barrie
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#54. The history of the Web so far says that we are highly motivated to come up with ways to make sense of a world richer and more interesting than the constrained resources of the traditional media let on. - Author: Andrew Keen
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#55. Listen, Peaches, trickery is what humans are all about," said the voice of Maurice. "They're so keen on tricking one another all the time that they elect governments to do it for them. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#56. The loneliness in him was so keen that he was filled with terror. Usually he had a pint of bootleg white lightning. He drank the raw liquor and by daylight he was warm and relaxed. - Author: Carson McCullers
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#57. Never at any point did I feel like missing a training session. I was very keen on improving as a cricketer and as an international player. - Author: Virat Kohli
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#58. Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all things. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#59. Deeply in love with you, I feel the keen pain of your absence. - Author: Laura Ramirez
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#60. We are kept keen on the grindstone of pain and necessity. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#61. I've been accused of being a bit too keen on my football, not least by my three ex-wives. - Author: Sean Bean
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#62. You come to love not by discovering the ideal individual, yet by figuring out how to see a blemished individual flawlessly. - Author: Sam Keen
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#63. A high percentage of organisations develop a military rationale, whereby only a very small number of people make all of the decisions. There is little wonder, then, that people aren't keen to get out of bed and come to work on a Monday morning. - Author: Ricardo Semler
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#64. The English, by and large, being a crass and indolent race, were not as keen on burning women as other countries in Europe. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#65. My parents were keen for me to have the education they themselves never had. They weren't able to guide me towards particular books, but they encouraged me to read, which I did, randomly and compulsively. - Author: Ian McEwan
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#66. There's a lot of ideology about "free", that we can have free services, free content, it's one of the reasons why the music industry which I defend has been decimated. - Author: Andrew Keen
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#67. A home should be an intimate autobiography of the things that you like. One of the things I'm so keen on expressing is that, if you don't do it for yourself, if you're always seeking affirmation from outside, you'll never have a home. It'll just be a house. - Author: Alexandra Stoddard
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#68. I'm not really that keen on mainstream; I'm not interested in doing the normal films. I do tend to go for the quirky, different scripts. - Author: Gina Bellman
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#69. I did undergo hypnotherapy, and it didn't work! The guy couldn't put me under. I was very disappointed. I was very keen to be suggested, to have somebody tell me to run naked or cluck like a chicken or whatever, but it didn't work for me, I'm afraid. - Author: James McAvoy
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#70. At the moment I'm enjoying a new challenge at the Royal Opera House, but I'm also keen to pursue my interest in television and particularly in science. - Author: Deborah Bull
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#71. There are some men's souls that are so thin, so almost destitute of what is the true idea of soul, that were not the guardian angels so keen-sighted, they would altogether overlook them. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#72. Shelley was an idol of mine
and many
an extraordinary woman with powerful charisma, enormous talent and a keen, perceptive mind. - Author: Connie Stevens
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#73. Some kinds of hunger were sweet in themselves, the anticipation of satisfaction as keen a pleasure as the slaking. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#74. We are called to be strong companions and clear mirrors to one another, to seek those who reflect with compassion and a keen eye how we are doing, whether we seem centered or off course ... we need the nourishing company of others to create the circle needed for growth, freedom and healing. - Author: Wayne Muller
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#75. He is also a keen cook, gardener and birder. He has no middle fingers on one hand, so he can't swear but is permanently doing the heavy metal sign. - Author: Alan Partridge
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#76. The lover heals the world not by a vague and abstract love for everybody and everything, but by becoming passionate and vowing fidelity to concrete relationships, persons, institutions, and places. - Author: Sam Keen
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#77. The first part of emotional healing is being limbically known - having someone with a keen ear catch your melodic essence. (170) - Author: Thomas Lewis
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#78. Earth has cooled since 1998 in defiance of the predictions by the UN-IPCC ... The global temperature for 2007 was the coldest in a decade and the coldest of the millennium ... which is why 'global warming' is now called 'climate change.' - Author: Richard Keen
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#79. I think more of the little kids from a school in a little village in Niger who get teaching two hours a day, sharing one chair for three of them, and who are very keen to get an education. I have them in my mind all the time. Because I think they need even more help than the people in Athens. - Author: Christine Lagarde
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#80. Readers and authors are both trapped and empowered by the logos - Author: Mark O. Keen
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#81. I'm not actually a very keen performer. I like putting shows together. I like putting events together. In fact, everything I do is about the conceptualizing and realization of a piece of work, whether it's the recording or the performance side. - Author: David Bowie
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#82. You don't go through a deep personal transformation without some kind of dark night of the soul. - Author: Sam Keen
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#83. O that our souls could scale a height like this, A mighty mountain swept o'er by the bleak Keen winds of heaven; and, standing on that peak Above the blinding clouds of prejudice, Would we could see all truly as it is; The calm eternal truth would keep us meek. - Author: Robinson Jeffers
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#84. Fuck you.
I countered, demonstrating my keen skill at argument. - Author: Julie Kenner
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#85. Perhaps," Mg. Katter cut in, "she's finally gotten smart. In and out, job done."
Mg. Hughes said, "No. Not her." He paused. "She knows Emery is critical to the syndicate, they all do. He's personally invested in it. That, and she's always kept a . . . keen . . . interest in him. - Author: Charlie N. Holmberg
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#86. I am keen on helping Indian bowlers but I am not seeking a full-time role. But yes I am really keen on helping out pace bowlers across the world, - Author: Brett Lee
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#87. I can remember being very keen to go to drama school at the age of eight, and practising ballet in my bedroom to Queen soundtracks. - Author: Carmen Ejogo
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#88. Trust what moves you most deeply. - Author: Sam Keen
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