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#1. Certain kinds of honor could not be lost without demanding that one consecrate oneself thereafter - no matter how unsuited and unprepared - to a life of revenge. I - Author: Norman Mailer
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#2. We lead our lives so poorly because we arrive in the present always unprepared, incapable, and too distracted for everything. - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#3. A Guards regiment, eh, Comrade Colonel? These tit-sucking children could not guard a Turkish whorehouse; much less do anything worthwhile inside of it!
While commenting on how unprepared his troops are. -Alekseyev - Author: Tom Clancy
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#4. There comes into the life of every man a task for which he and he alone is uniquely suited. What a shame if that moment finds him either unwilling or unprepared for that which would become his finest hour. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#5. You see, some lawyers have the talent, have the charisma, but no discipline. They come into court unprepared, without having done their research. - Author: Nancy Grace
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#6. Life is a constant risk, and anyone who forget this will be unprepared for the challenges that fate may have in store. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#7. I don't think people ever were free of fear of death, but clinging to life and being so unprepared for it is a modern experience. - Author: Katy Butler
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#8. I think I was unprepared for war. - Author: George W. Bush
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#9. At the last moment she thought, I'm not ready.
But she already knew the answer to that.
Nobody was ever ready. - Author: L.J.Smith
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#10. Most of Mycroft's ideas were far too dangerous to even think about, much less let loose on a world unprepared for hyper-radical thought. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#11. My dear sir," said the sheikh. "God likes catching His servants unprepared. The boy has set down what is obviously the first plate of food he has seen in a long while in order to thank his Creator. There are few acts of piety more honest than that. - Author: G. Willow Wilson
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#12. I was completely unprepared for the public spectacle my private life became, and didn't like it a bit. - Author: Harrison Ford
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#13. Passion.
She'd dared him to discover the emotion but had been unprepared to discover it herself. - Author: Sarah MacLean
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#14. If we've considered all the worst possibilities and one turns out to be true, we won't be completely unprepared for it. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#15. I doubt that the phenomenon was any terrestrial reflection, because ... nothing of the kind has ever appeared before or since ... I was so unprepared for such a strange sight that I was really petrified with astonishment. - Author: Clyde Tombaugh
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#16. Money is my military, each dollar a soldier. I never send my money into battle unprepared and undefended. I send it to conquer and take currency prisoner and bring it back to me. - Author: Kevin O'Leary
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#17. The study book for life's tests is the whole of our experience. Though we may
feel unprepared, tests appear only when we are truly ready to ace them. - Author: Gina Greenlee
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#18. In many cases students are never exposed to competing ideas within their families, churches, or Christian schools, and as a result they go out into the world unprepared for the intellectual battles they are about to encounter, especially on secular college campuses. - Author: Nancy Pearcey
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#19. I grew up playing on unprepared surfaces where your wicket depended on quickly adapting to the bounce. As a kid, I could never differentiate off-spin from leg-spin. All I looked to do was to try to hit the ball before it pitched. - Author: Gautam Gambhir
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#20. Four Unpardonable Sins of a Communicator: being unprepared, uncommitted, uninteresting, or uncomfortable. - Author: John C. Maxwell
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#21. As a young girl, I was too intent on getting to London and drama school and out of east Yorkshire to think about winning Oscars. I did win a Bafta once, and was so unprepared for it I jabbered on for a minute - a minute too long. - Author: Anna Maxwell Martin
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#22. The postmortem readjustment is one that many of us have had to make when our parents die. The parental door against which we have spent a lifetime pushing finally gives way, and we lurch forward, unprepared and disbelieving, into the rest of our lives. - Author: Sally Mann
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#23. I will not go into a story unprepared. I will do my homework, and that's something I learned at an early age. - Author: Ed Bradley
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#24. Hurricane Katrina brought a city, a state and the Bush 43rd Administration to its knees because all levels of government were unprepared for the sheer magnitude of the event. - Author: J.C. Phillips
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#25. Now and then in life, love catches you unawares, illuminating the dark corners of your mind, and filling them with radiance. Once in awhile you are faced with a beauty and a joy that takes your soul, all unprepared, by assault. - Author: Jennifer Worth
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#26. The unprepared mind cannot see the outstretched hand of opportunity. - Author: Alexander Fleming
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#27. We are accustomed to say, that the mass of men are unprepared; but improvement is slow, because the few are not materially wiser or better than the many. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#28. As the twentieth century was about politics, which is to say survival, the twenty-first is about God, which is to say oblivion, a subject his country is profoundly unprepared to contemplate. - Author: Steve Erickson
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#29. I've seen the consequences of what can happen when you're unprepared for a fight, or not as prepared as your opponent. - Author: Chris Eubank Jr.
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#30. He had no big plan for this. He had not prepared for the day when he would be fighting his own work. He had not plotted against his own plots. - Author: Dean F. Wilson
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#31. It is inconceivable that even the gang who runs Russia would be willing to take on war, but one always has to remember that there seemed to be no reason in 1939 for Hitler to start war, and yet he did, and he started it with a world practically unprepared. - Author: James Forrestal
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#32. I felt so insufficiently equipped, so unprepared, so weak, and at the same time it seemed to me that my reflections on art were correct. I quarreled with all the world and with myself. - Author: Edgar Degas
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#33. I try to create an environment where it's okay to make a mistake, though it's not okay to be unfocused or come in unprepared. I'm challenging and demanding, but very patient. I don't tell you how to get there and I don't show you what to do, though I'll ask leading questions. - Author: Ruben Santiago-Hudson
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#34. A wise man will not communicate his differing thoughts to unprepared minds, or in a disorderly manner. - Author: Benjamin Whichcote
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#35. If one's conscious life is too rigid, too regimented, then the surface may crack at times, and we are unprepared for the strange emotions or sensations we experience. - Author: Anais Nin
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#36. Having anticipated the onward march of our selfish genes, many of us are unprepared for children who present unfamiliar needs. Parenthood abruptly catapults us into a permanent relationship with a stranger, and the more alien the stranger, the stronger the whiff of negativity. - Author: Andrew Solomon
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#37. Much is being said about peace; and no man desires peace more ardently than I. Still I am yet unprepared to give up the Union fora peace which, so achieved, could not be of much duration. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#38. Each of us has been created by a holy God with love, on purpose and for a purpose. But so many of us feel afraid or unprepared. This is the secret, though: No one is prepared enough. No one is perfectly ready. - Author: Shauna Niequist
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#39. From a position of this sort, if the enemy is unprepared, you may sally forth and defeat him. But if the enemy is prepared for your coming, and you fail to defeat him, then, return being impossible, disaster will ensue. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#40. But there is nothing interesting about being unprepared. - Author: Michelle Moran
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#41. Any man who is a man may not, in honor, submit to threats or violence. But many men who are not cowards are simply unprepared for the fact of human savagery. - Author: Jeff Cooper
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#42. Don't be afraid to fail, encourage your talent, and use your heart. And never be unprepared - Author: Joe Torre
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#43. He tells me that the best man I will ever find will be attracted to other women. I hear this as another fact I am too old not to know. More proof of how unprepared I am to love anyone. - Author: Melissa Bank
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#44. Magnificently unprepared for the long littleness of life. - Author: Frances Cornford
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#45. But his very best questions always popped out of his mind, unprepared, never having been written down in advance because they were the angle he picked up on the fly, as he heard an answer to a lesser question. Those creative questions were the art. It is what, in my mind, made his querying great. - Author: Philip A. Fisher
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#46. She was scared Unprepared Lost in the dark Falling apart I can't survive Without you by my side We're gonna be alright This is what happens when Two worlds collide. - Author: Demi Lovato
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#47. A good many observers have remarked that if equality could come at once, the Negro would not be ready for it. I submit that the white American is even more unprepared. - Author: Martin Luther
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#48. The dead slip out quietly and leave furious holes in their wake. It's Fortune's strong suit. She keeps catching us unprepared, again and again. - Author: Carole Radziwill
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#49. Consider yourself not ready to start the day, ill equipped, unprepared to mix with your fellows, until you have spent at least fifteen minutes in prayer. Count it as much a social necessity as washing. - Author: Muriel Lester
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#50. I can't do it. I can't get into a philosophical debate with an archangel, knowing how ridiculous it is and how unprepared I am. - Author: T.J. Klune
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#51. I am very much a seat-of-the-pants actor. I will prepare when I have to. But I like being unprepared. - Author: Lena Headey
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#52. We have come together with a unity of purpose because our nation demands it. September 11, 2001, was a day of unprecedented shock and suffering in the history of the United States.The nation was unprepared. How did this happen, and how can we avoid such tragedy - Author: Anonymous
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#53. If he decided to pursue Sienna ... Sucking in a breath Indigo promised herself she'd warn the girl if and when the time came-because no woman should have to face that campaign unprepared. - Author: Nalini Singh
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#54. You were totally unprepared for her."
"That's for damned sure. - Author: Richelle Mead
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#55. Always be ready; always live in such a way that death can never find you unprepared. - Author: Thomas A Kempis
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#56. The beauty of facing life unprepared is tremendous. Then life has a newness, a youth; then life has a flow and freshness. Then life has so many surprises. And when life has so many surprises, boredom never settles in you. - Author: Rajneesh
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#57. Kid's heads are filled with so many nonfacts that when they get out of school they're totally unprepared to do anything. They can't read, they can't write, they can't think. Talk about child abuse. The U.S. school system as a whole qualifies. - Author: Frank Zappa
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#58. Players taught to watch the man with the ball leaves them totally unprepared for the next move, which is always dictated by a player without the ball. - Author: Tommy Docherty
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#59. It will often be a question when a man is or is not wise in advancing unpalatable opinions, or in preaching heresies; but it can never be a question that a man should be silent if unprepared to speak the truth as he conceives it. - Author: George Henry Lewes
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#60. You always have to prepare for the obstacles that are going to come. Consequently, when they do come, it doesn't affect you mentally near as much as when you're unprepared for them. - Author: Lou Holtz
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#61. Pressure comes when someone calls on you to perform a task for which you are unprepared. - Author: Tony La Russa
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#62. Scientific illiteracy in our populations is leaving too many of us unprepared to discuss or understand much of the damage we are wreaking on our atmosphere, our habitat, and even the food that enters our mouths. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#63. To all of us comes that moment in life when we are literally tapped on the shoulder to do a very special thing unique to ourselves and our talents. What a pity if that moment finds us unprepared. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#64. The paradox of vocation. We think that passion comes first, that our desire is primary; but if we are truly called, the work always comes before we are ready. We will have to act in spite of feeling unprepared. - Author: Jeff Goins
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#65. When you live a life without questions, you're unprepared for the questions when they come. - Author: Neal Shusterman
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#66. Now, all that I feared would happen has happened. We are at war all over the world, and we are unprepared for it from either a spiritual or a material standpoint. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#67. Luck is opportunity met by preparation - and to be prepared or unprepared is a personal choice. - Author: Neal Boortz
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#68. Attack where he is unprepared; sally forth when he does not expect you. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#69. Clinging to any form of conservatism can be dangerous. Become too conservative and you are unprepared for surprises. You cannot depend on luck. Logic is blind and often knows only its own past. Logic is good for playing chess but is often too slow for the needs of survival. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#70. The unprepared speaker has a right to be afraid. - Author: Ralph C. Smedley
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#71. It [his brothers assassination] made Robert Kennedy, a man unprepared for introspection, think for the first time in his life, what he wanted to do, and what he stood for. - Author: Jack Newfield
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#72. We must protect the minority writers because they are the research workers of literature. They keep it alive. It has been fashionable of late to seek out and force such writers into more popular channels, to the detriment of both writer and an unprepared public. - Author: Anais Nin
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#73. I was sure I'd set the world on fire, and it was hard for a young feller like me to realize the truth - that I hadn't set the world on fire, and I was totally unprepared to handle the consequences if 'The Big Trail' had been a success and launched me as a star. - Author: John Wayne
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#74. It's important to avoid mirrors if one is unprepared to accept their daily news, and I think, in something as insignificantly devastating as appearance, denial is more socially constructive than despondency. Not that there's anything especially wrong with me
just the usual. - Author: Rivka Galchen
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#75. She sipped, unprepared for the explosion of flavors on her tongue. She looked at Ronin and her eyes narrowed. Hey. The man wore that same expression of ecstasy during an orgasm. - Author: Lorelei James
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#76. It was thinking negative thoughts or thinking positive thoughts, leaving the house prepared or leaving the house unprepared that made the difference. - Author: Jack Canfield
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#77. [A] life passed amid the feuds and rivalries of a girls' school had left Prunella not wholly unprepared for battle. - Author: Zen Cho
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#78. The only thing in which I have been actually thorough has been in being thoroughly unprepared. Alfred Stieglitz - Author: Anonymous
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#79. Failure knocks the door of the unprepared minds very often. - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#80. Only the unprepared are overcome by pressure - Author: Lou Holtz
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#81. I have taken care of everything in the course of my life, only not for death, and now I have to die completely unprepared. - Author: Cesare Borgia
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#82. For most of her life she just expected things would work out, that people would be kind. Now she recognized her good fortune for what it was. She'd been lucky in so much, it had left her woefully unprepared for old age. - Author: Stewart O'Nan
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#83. I was standing in our dining-room thinking of nothing in particular, when a cablegram was put into my hand. It said, 'Susy was peacefully released today.'
It is one of the mysteries of our nature that a man, all unprepared, can receive a thunder-stroke like that and live. - Author: Mark Twain
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#84. You, know, the only thing I can be is a writer. I'm absolutely unprepared for anything else. When you've lived the kind of life I have, you are good for nothing. Only writing can save you. - Author: Anne Rice
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#85. Fearful and unprepared, we have assumed lordship over the life or death of the whole world, of all living things. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#86. He had been quite unprepared for this particular blow, striking under every conceivable kind of armour, and for some minutes he could hardly bear the pain, but sat there blinking in the sun. 'Christ,' he said at last. 'Another day. - Author: Patrick O'Brian
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#87. She was unprepared for how much the way into Coldtown looked like a shoddily run DMV. - Author: Holly Black
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#88. Opportunity is a haughty goddess who wastes no time with those who are unprepared. a - Author: George S. Clason
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#89. She would never be caught unprepared again, she swore to herself. She would never trust. Never love. Never put faith in other human beings again. She would learn all she could of the shape and substance of the world, and she would find a way to survive in it. - Author: David Anthony Durham
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#90. Mrs. Bradley's explanation: to make an irrevocable decision. What he learned later, sometimes to his sorrow, is that one comes upon most Rubicons unprepared. - Author: Stephen King
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#91. When people whom trouble is not a problem find themselves in a predicament, they are woefully unprepared ... I, however, considered myself a professional. - Author: Nancy Wolfe
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#92. We were totally unprepared for such a large quantity of visitors, and in view of the preservation of the antiquities they being very crowded and in poor preservation, we were obliged to refuse admission until some preparation was made to safeguard the objects. - Author: Howard Carter
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#93. Surely none are so crazy as those who are content to live unprepared to die. Surely the unbelief of men is the most amazing thing in the world. - Author: J.C. Ryle
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#94. Xingu!" she scoffed. "Why, it was the fact of our knowing so much more about it than she did - unprepared though we were - that made Osric Dane so furious. I should have thought that was plain enough to everybody! - Author: Edith Wharton
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#95. Passed Grogan's the Tobacconist against which newsboards leaned and told of a dreadful catastrophe in New York. In America those things were continually happening. Unfortunate people to die like that, unprepared. Still, an act of perfect contrition. - Author: James Joyce
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#96. Always be thou prepared, and so live that death may never find thee unprepared. - Author: Thomas A Kempis
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#97. There are all kinds of ways for a relationship to be tested, even broken, some, irrevocably; it's the endings we're unprepared for. - Author: Katherine Owen
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#98. Girls are under enormous pressures rarely experienced by their mothers, grandmothers, and other women in previous generations. Today's little girls are being enticed to grow up too fast and are encountering challenges for which they are totally unprepared. - Author: James C. Dobson
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#99. When you feel unprotected, unsupported and unprepared to take care of yourself, your insides will feel if you have been through a train wreck. The best way to describe this experience is that you are having a head on body collision between your wannabe and your can never be. - Author: Iyanla Vanzant
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#100. The real catastrophes are always different-unimaginable, unprepared for, unknown - Author: Karen Thompson Walker
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