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#1. A Bridgeport, Connecticut, man presented his girlfriend with an engagement ring and handed her one end of a ribbon; the other end disappeared into his pocket. "A surprise," he said, and urged her to pull it. She obliged. The ribbon was attached to the trigger of a revolver. The man died instantly. - Author: Erik Larson
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#2. Suppose there were groups of secularists at hospitals who went round the terminally ill and urged them to adopt atheism: 'Don't be a mug all your life. Make your last days the best ones. People might suppose this was in poor taste. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#3. But the blots, Turkey," intimated I. "True,-but, with submission, sir, behold these hairs! I am getting old. Surely, sir, a blot or two of a warm afternoon is not to be severely urged against gray hairs. Old age-even if it blot the page-is honorable. With submission, sir, we both are getting old. - Author: Henry James
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#4. Again I admonish you not to be turned from your stern purpose of defending your beloved country and its free institutions by any arguments urged by ambitious and designing men, but stand fast to the Union and the old flag. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#5. He was always striving to attain it. The life that was so swiftly expanding within him, urged him continually toward the wall of light. The life that was within him knew that it was the one way out, the way he was predestined to tread. - Author: Jack London
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#6. A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year. I told him, 'At my age, I don't even buy green bananas.' - Author: Claude Pepper
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#7. Every sinner is now on trial once for all. He is now invited by the bleeding Saviour, urged by all the horrors of hell, to enter heaven. But death closes the possibility for ever. - Author: Asahel Nettleton
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#8. With my heart thumping, I froze up. I didn't dance. I was born with two left feet and they only worked together in the saddle. "Come on," Casey urged and grabbed my hand. "I wore my steel-toe boots. You can stand on my feet for all I care. - Author: Brittney Joy
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#9. [To Parliament, when it urged her to marry and settle the succession:] You attend to your own duties and I'll perform mine. - Author: Elizabeth I
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#10. The most important method of education always has consisted of that in which the pupil was urged to actual performance. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#11. It has been lately urged in a very respectable quarter that it is the mission of this country to spread civil and religious liberty all over the globe, and especially over this continent - even by force, if necessary. It is a sad delusion. - Author: John C. Calhoun
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#12. The people are urged to be patriotic ... by sacrificing their own children. Patriotism requires allegience to the flag, which means obedience and readiness to kill father, mother, brother, sister. - Author: Emma Goldman
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#13. I think it is very important that I should have a talk with you as soon as possible on a highly secret matter. I mentioned it to you shortly after you took office but have not urged it since on account of the pressure you have been under. - Author: Henry L. Stimson
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#14. Should start back," Gared urged as the woods began to grow dark around them. "The wildlings are dead." "Do the dead frighten - Author: George R R Martin
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#15. I was in the Minnesota state Senate from 2000 until 2006. In 2006, I was urged to run for Congress, I did. And I've been here ever since. - Author: Michele Bachmann
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#16. It is true that snobisme may be urged against them; but it is at least snobisme in its most dynamic form, with a great deal of sound sense and energy behind it; and they are stricter with themselves than with any outsider. - Author: Frank Stewart Flint
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#17. That wish to enter into an elusive element which had urged Cosimo into the trees, was still working now inside him unsatisfied, making him long for a more intimate link, a relationship which would bind him to each leaf and twig and feather and flutter. - Author: Italo Calvino
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#18. Put it in their face," Gotti urged Sammy the Bull Gravano. "They want to see fucking lions and tigers and that's what we are. - Author: Selwyn Raab
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#19. have sufficiently urged that all suggestions as to financial innovation be regarded with extreme skepticism. Such seeming innovation is merely some variant on an old design, new only in the brief and defective memory of the financial world. - Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
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#20. Shortly after my Ph.D., Alfred Kastler urged me to accept a teaching position at the University of Paris. I followed his advice and started to teach at the undergraduate level. - Author: Claude Cohen-Tannoudji
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#21. It is always pleasant to be urged to do something on the ground that one can do it well. - Author: George Santayana
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#22. One's character is one's habitual way of behaving. We all have patterns of behavior or habits, and often we are quite unaware of them. When Socrates urged us to Know thyself, he clearly was directing us to come to know our habitual ways of responding to the world around us. - Author: Thomas Lickona
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#23. How often we set this trap for ourselves. I had learned to act as if I were the person I wished to be: an ascetically self-sufficient woman, a woman without needs, a woman immune to disappointment. And I found or urged myself to be attracted to people whom only such a woman should love. - Author: Melissa Febos
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#24. Remember how Paul and Barnabas urged this upon the Jews of Antioch, 'persuading them to continue in the grace of God' (Acts 13:43; Gal. 5:4; Titus 2:11; 1 Peter 5:12). - Author: Horatius Bonar
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#25. The important thing is that the President be saved from his friends. Bill Hassett urged Truman to rid himself of Boyle without delay. "Your friends will destroy you," Hassett pleaded. "It's all right, Bill," Truman said, as if trying to calm a child. "It's all right." Truman - Author: David McCullough
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#26. My courage was as thin as silk, but I held it around me like armor and urged myself up the stairs, dragging the remains of my dignity. - Author: Jodi Meadows
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#27. After we played Sporting last week, the lads in the dressing room talked about him constantly, and on the plane back from the game they urged me to sign him. That's how highly they rated him. - Author: Cristiano Ronaldo
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#28. I thought if anyone need a leg up, it was our foster children. So, I started getting involved in education reform, and that was back in 1998. And as a result of all the reform work that I had done, people urged me to run for the Minnesota state Senate. I did, I was there for six years. - Author: Michele Bachmann
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#29. Way back in October 2007, I had urged thousands of Australians to vote for Kevin Rudd and Peter Garrett's Labor Party. Why? Because they promised to get tough on illegal Japanese whaling. - Author: Paul Watson
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#30. The British government has urged its citizens to abstain from alcohol at least two days a week. Or to make it easier to remember, whenever they brush their teeth. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#31. Every man must be taken to be cognizant of the law, otherwise there is no saying to what extent the excuse of ignorance may not be Law carried. It would be urged in almost every case. - Author: Edward Law, 1st Earl Of Ellenborough
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#32. I sympathize afresh with the mighty Voltaire, who, when badgered on his deathbed and urged to renounce the devil, murmured that this was no time to be making enemies. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#33. Haply a woman's voice may do some good
When articles too nicely urged be stood on. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#34. I have for some time urged that a nuclear abolition summit to mark the effective end of the nuclear era be convened in Hiroshima and Nagasaki on the 70th anniversary of the bombings of those cities, with the participation of national leaders and representatives of global civil society. - Author: Daisaku Ikeda
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#35. ...but I was urged on by a courage born of despair. - Author: Walter Moers
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#36. The States should be urged to concede to the General Government, with a saving of chartered rights, the exclusive power of establishing banks of discount for paper. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#37. I wandered away on a glorious botanical and geological excursion, which has lasted nearly fifty years and is not yet completed, always happy and free, poor and rich, without thought of a diploma or of making a name, urged on and on through endless, inspiring Godful beauty. - Author: John Muir
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#38. I suppose everyone has had that ghastly feeling at one time or another of being urged by some overwhelming force to do some absolutely blithering act. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#39. Breathe! Breathe! I urged Lily. You can do this naturally.
Fuck that. I want my epidural as soon as we get there. - Author: Erica Orloff
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#40. Atticus had urged them to accept the state's generosity in allowing them to plead Guilty to second-degree murder and escape with their lives, but they were Haverfords, in Maycomb County a name synonymous with - Author: Harper Lee
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#41. Fear urged him to go back, but growth drove him on. - Author: Jack London
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#42. , but he gave Clinton a tip: when seeking advice from people who are more experienced than you, Nixon urged, tell them what you plan to do first - and then ask for their reaction. Don't ask for advice and then ignore it. That way, Nixon coached, you save on brusied feelings. - Author: Nancy Gibbs; Michael Duffy
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#43. Woodrow Wilson intimate Edward House urged that his boss never first be approached by argument. Instead, the President could be made most receptive by laying a groundwork of 'common hatred. - Author: David Pietrusza
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#44. Please ejaculate", I silently urged the man, "so I can go to sleep". (In this way I imagine I was like millions of women before me - Author: Jon Ronson
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#45. We cannot have justification urged upon us too often or too much. Even if we learn it and understand it well, none of us grasps it perfectly or believes it with his whole heart. Our flesh is so frail and is often disobedient to the Spirit. - Author: Martin Luther
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#46. That's right, you nasty little vixen, bite me harder. Ian urged. - Author: Jeaniene Frost
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#47. Pretend you're mine," he urged, his arms closing around her. "Just for a minute. Pretend there's never been anyone but me, that I'm the one you're promised to. Do it for me ... I'll never ask again. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#48. Let this circumstance of our constitution therefore be directed to this noble purpose, and then all the objections urged against it by jealous tyranny and affrighted superstition will vanish. - Author: Adam Weishaupt
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#49. She was thrilling to a desire that urged her to go forward, to be in closer to that fire, to be squabbling with the dogs, and to be avoiding and dodging the stumbling feet of men. - Author: Jack London
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#50. President Bush has urged people to get back to normal and today Congress announced that they are accepting bribes again. - Author: Jay Leno
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#51. C. S. Lewis pointed out that some people are angry with God for His not existing, and others for His existing but for failing to do as mortals would have Him do. Instead of such childishness, we are urged to know God and to learn of His attributes. - Author: Neal A. Maxwell
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#52. Hurry," Hector urged, and his voice changed as his power surged, his tone and cadence sliding into the rhythm that said he was seeing the future. "Battle is in the air. I smell it. I can almost touch it. Death is coming Death is coming for us." With a click, the call disconnected. - Author: Linda Howard
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#53. I wanted to stay in New York to pursue acting, but my dad urged me to get a four-year degree. Reading about the film school at Florida State University, he suggested I go there. I received my bachelor's degree in 2003. - Author: Lauren Miller
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#54. open societies will once again be urged to close in upon themselves, sacrificing freedom for 'security'. - Author: Tony Judt
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#55. I recognize that I'm probably the luckiest novelist in recent memory, because Sherman Alexie, a writer I greatly admire, raved about my book on 'The Colbert Report,' and then Mr. Colbert himself urged his viewers to buy it - on his show and on Twitter. - Author: Edan Lepucki
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#56. Reading in the car was so much my personal journey that when my mother urged me to put down my book and look out the window, I would protest, But I just looked an hour ago! - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#57. I do not think of literature as something confessional or therapeutic. I make sentences in order to be precise about experiences and things. I am urged by many things and no things in particular. - Author: Per Petterson
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#58. Pete urged Louie to enter the Compton Open and try his legs at a longer distance. "If you stay with Norman Bright," he told Louie, "you make the Olympic team. - Author: Laura Hillenbrand
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#59. I squirmed in my hiding spot. Do something, people," I urged. Say something. The silence dragged on. I imagined my first report to Maris. "We have underestimated our enemy. They are lethal. We are in serious danger of the Hancocks boring us to death. Abort, abort, abort. - Author: Anne Greenwood Brown
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#60. Slime him, sis," Dan urged, "Make him a redcoat. - Author: Gordon Korman
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#61. President Obama has repeatedly urged Congress to let the Bush tax cuts expire for those earning more than $250,000 a year. Increasing rates on top earners is an obvious way to raise revenue from those who can afford it most. - Author: Christina Romer
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#62. As he talked, Aphros drew some wicked-looking metal spikes from his belt. Leo was afraid he had said something wrong, but Aphros pulled some seaweed yarn from his pouch and started knitting. "Go on," he urged. "Don't stop. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#63. I've been urged by people forever to try and start a real Rock Hall of Fame. I've had some very, very preliminary discussions about doing it. Obviously, I can't do it myself, but there are a lot of people interested in that. - Author: Eddie Trunk
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#64. In all cases of monstrosity at birth anaesthetics should be applied by doctors publicly appointed for that purpose ... Every successive year would see fewer of the unfit born, and finally none. But, it may be urged, this is legalized infanticide. Assuredly it is; and it is urgently needed. - Author: Tennessee Celeste Claflin
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#65. They urged me to take up winter quarters at the forks of the Platt, stating that if I attempted to advance further until spring, I would endanger the lives of my whole party. - Author: William Henry Ashley
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#66. When people disagreed with him he urged them to be objective. - Author: Joseph Heller
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#67. Even Reverend Norkells urged her to spend less time in the stony darkness of the church and to "look for Christ in the life around her. - Author: M.L. Stedman
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#68. One of Lincoln's intimates as a presidential candidate urged him to make no promises and not to part with those kind words which could be interpreted as promises. - Author: Harold Holzer
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#69. When I became CEO of Xerox 10 years ago, the company's situation was dire. Debt was mounting, the stock sinking and bankers were calling. People urged me to declare bankruptcy, but I felt personally responsible for tens of thousands of employees. - Author: Anne M. Mulcahy
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#70. She urged him on; he remained with her, focused, his lips now on her shoulder, now on her jaw; a courtship above, a steady invasion below - she could make any noise, do anything she liked, he would never go - - Author: Meredith Duran
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#71. But, above all, it will confer an inestimable benefit on morality and religion, by showing that all the objections urged against them may be silenced for ever by the Socratic method, that is to say, by proving the ignorance of the objector. - Author: Immanuel Kant
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#72. Not unlike Lorenz's emphasis on knowing the whole animal, Imanishi urged us to empathize with the species under study. We need to get under its skin, he said, or as we would nowadays put it, try to enter its Umwelt. - Author: Frans De Waal
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#73. He even let me smoke a cigarette in his office, but he urged me to quit smoking because of the health risks. He even had a pamphlet in his desk that he gave me. I now use it as a bookmark. - Author: Stephen Chbosky
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#74. I have friends who are majorly into the cosplay culture and have urged me to go to a convention for no other reason than to meet others like me. - Author: Simon Sinek
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#75. Life!" urged Fook. "The Universe!" said Lunkwill. "Everything!" they said in chorus. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#76. Open, he urged her in a soft voice.
Samson to Delilah - Author: Tina Folsom
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#77. During elections for the 1776 convention to frame a constitution for Pennsylvania, a Privates Committee urged voters to oppose great and overgrown rich men ... they will be too apt to be framing distinctions in society. - Author: Howard Zinn
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#78. Our children were allowed to help when they were little, urged to help when they grew a little older, and sometimes ordered to help when they were teenagers. - Author: Boyd K. Packer
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#79. Pearl eyed a man and woman walking by in funny hats. Her whole body stiffened with the desire to bark at them. Mine too. But we had both been urged repeatedly not to, and we were - Author: Robert B. Parker
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#80. Bolor-Erdene urged Dinah to address her as Bo. She was obviously of Far Eastern stock, and yet there was something in her eyes and cheekbones that did not look precisely Chinese. Dinah's preliminary googling had already told her that Bo was Mongolian. Yuri - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#81. In 2005, attorneys general of 35 states urged the Federal Reserve to end the unsigned check system. - Author: Charles Duhigg
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#82. When a psychiatrist writes a bestseller, he is then urged to write a book of advice. But I think our culture's awash in advice. The problem is we don't know whether it applies to us or whether we're an exception. - Author: Peter D. Kramer
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#83. The successful competitor, having been urged to compete, must not be turned on when he wins. - Author: Learned Hand
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#84. To have intelligence there must be freedom, and you cannot be free if you are constantly being urged to become like some hero, for then the hero is important and not you. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#85. Duffers who consistently shank their balls are urged to buy and study Shanks - No Thanks by R.K. Hoffman, or in extreme cases, M.S. Howard's excellent Tennis for Beginners. - Author: Henry Beard
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#86. Shock stung her into a quivering mass of pleasure when he captured one of her hands and fed it down to the velvet-smooth thickness of his penis, then urged her to stroke it between her legs. - Author: Michelle Reid
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#87. That least pleases us which is most urged on us. - Author: Plautus
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#88. Courage revealed itself in subtle ways, and often in your most vulnerable moments, when fear and the instinct for self-preservation urged you to flee and forsake others. - Author: Kerry Alan Denney
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#89. The true traveller is the one urged to move about for physical, aesthetic, intellectual as well as spiritual reasons. - Author: Ella Maillart
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#90. We should start back," Gared urged as the woods began to grow dark around them. "The wildlings are dead." "Do the dead frighten you?" Ser Waymar Royce asked with just the hint of a smile. - Author: George R R Martin
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#91. Athens' biggest worry was the sheer recklessness of its own democratic government. A simple majority of the citizenry, urged on and incensed by clever demagogues, might capriciously send out military forces in unnecessary and exhausting adventures. - Author: Thucydides
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#92. People who think that love, sex, marriage, work, play, life and death are serious matters are urged NOT to read this book. Buy it, yes, but don't read it. [Regarding "The Fool's Progress"] - Author: Edward Abbey
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#93. The simulated approval and affection with which parents and teachers are often urged to solve behavior problems are counterfeit. So are flattery, backslap-ping, and many other ways of winning friends. - Author: B.F. Skinner
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#94. Sin from thy lips? O trespass sweetly urged!
Give me my sin again. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#95. Through the ages, countless spiritual disciplines have urged us to look within ourselves and seek the truth. Part of that truth resides in a small, dark room
one we are afraid to enter - Author: Matthew J. Pallamary
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#96. Genuine love will always feel urged to communicate joy - to be a joy-giver. Mankind needs joy ... - Author: Lawrence G. Lovasik
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#97. Florentino Ariza was left with the nagging suspicion that this was not her last word. He believed that when a woman says no, she is waiting to be urged before making her final decision, but with her he could not risk making the same mistake twice. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#98. His mind scolded him for his stupidity and urged him to forget her but his heart had no justifications for its stand. It remained unmoved, its solidarity unaffected, its arrogance still holding. - Author: Faraaz Kazi
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#99. It is essential to persuade the soldier that those he is being urged to massacre are bandits who do not deserve to live; before killing other good, decent fellows like himself, his gun would fall from his hands. - Author: Andre Gide
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#100. Pointing to an imminent dawn he urged him: Come on! Pursue it among the ripples of sleep, where dreams go hiding, and grab it - Author: Luca Ferrarini
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