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#1. Oneness is very simple: everything is included and allowed to live according to its true nature. This is the secret that is being revealed ... - Author: Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
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#2. Some primitive societies avoid striking out at the true guilty party because it might awaken the spirit of vengeance. Channeling violence toward a sacrificial victim as if toward a lightning rod doubtless stops violence, but it's not very pretty. - Author: Rene Girard
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#3. There are very few persons who pursue science with true dignity. - Author: Humphry Davy
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#4. Doormats. It was true that actors had a perception, an understanding of human motive, that normal people lacked. It had nothing to do with intelligence, and very little to do with education. - Author: Josephine Tey
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#5. Pimping is an art, Whoreson. There are very few pimps in this world who can really take the title of being a pimp. Just because a man gets his money from a whore, that don't make him no true pimp. Real pimps are really rare. - Author: Donald Goines
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#6. Men rush to California and Australia as if the true gold were to be found in that direction but that is to go to the very opposite extreme to where it lies. They go prospecting farther and farther away from the true lead, and are most unfortunate when they think themselves most successful. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#7. I lived the true American dream, because I was able to pursue what I set as my goals at a very young age. - Author: Mario Andretti
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#8. Three stages of truth for scientists:
(1) It's not true.
(2) If it is true, it's not very important.
(3) We knew it all along. - Author: Leo Szilard
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#9. I lead a very conventional life. I don't lead a writer's life. And I think that can be a source of suspicion and irritation to some people. This was more true when I was living in California, when I didn't lead a writer's life at all. - Author: Joan Didion
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#10. Well!' thought Alice to herself, 'after such a fall as this, I shall think nothing of tumbling down stairs! How brave they'll all think me at home! Why, I wouldn't say anything about it, even if I fell off the top of the house!' (Which was very likely true.) - Author: Lewis Carroll
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#11. I am very aware now that music is a business, but there is also a way to go about making music that is true to yourself as opposed to doing, you know, just going through the motions and making things that would just be commercially successful. - Author: Ronnie Montrose
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#12. 'Into The Wild' had a great sense of wild, unpredictable freedom that I loved, and 'Unforgiven' is just a great western with characters that walked the line between right/wrong with an ambiguity that felt very true to frontier life. - Author: Brendan Fletcher
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#13. True LOVE is very generous!!!!! - Author: Love
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#14. A lot of writers ... sit in a log cabin by the lake and put their feet up by the fire in the silence and write. If you can have that that's all very well, but the true writer will learn to write anywhere
even in prison. - Author: Louis Auchincloss
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#15. A science is something which is constructed from truth on workable axioms. There are 55 axioms in scientology which are very demonstrably true, and on these can be constructed a great deal. - Author: L. Ron Hubbard
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#16. There is nothing noble about suffering except the love and forgiveness with which we meet it. Many believe that if they are suffering they are closer to God, but I have met very few who could keep their heart open to their suffering enough for that to be true. (124) - Author: Stephen Levine
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#17. The efficient market theory is one of the better models in the sense that it can be taken as true for every purpose I can think of. For investment purposes, there are very few investors that shouldn't behave as if markets are totally efficient. - Author: Eugene Fama
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#18. To speak impartially, both sayings are very true: that man to man is a kind of God; and that man to man is an arrant wolf. The first is true, if we compare citizens amongst themselves; and the second, if we compare cities. - Author: Thomas Hobbes
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#19. It does not pay away a penny from you to say "am sorry", "I won't do that again"! It does not take away your integrity to appreciate the very little that you have obtained from someone, even if it's not much! True humility speaks "little is enough if God is in it. - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#20. If it's true that our species is alone in the universe, then I'd have to say the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little. - Author: George Carlin
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#21. A true evangelist is almost as great a rarity as a true pastor. Alas! Alas! How rare are both! The two are closely connected. The evangelist gathers the sheep; the pastor feeds and cares for them. The work of each lies very near the heart of Christ- [Who Is] The Divine Evangelist and Pastor ... - Author: Charles Henry Mackintosh
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#22. It has always been very difficult for writers to survive commercially in India because the market was so small. But that's not true at all any more. It's one of the world's fastest growing and most vibrant markets for books, especially in English. - Author: Aravind Adiga
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#23. I'm certainly very influenced by what you would call 'contemporary headline horror,' stuff that is true crime or for one reason or another catches our attention in the media, those strange cases that we end up obsessing about. I'm always influenced by weird anecdotes and news. - Author: Dan Chaon
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#24. One, I have a wonderful publisher, Black Sparrow Press; as long as they exist, they will keep me in print. And they claim they sell very respectable numbers of my books, so I guess, and it's true, every place I go, my books are in libraries and on bookshelves. - Author: Diane Wakoski
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#25. When a good poet is confronted with difficult facts that he knows to be true but also are inimical to poetry, he has no choice but to flee to the margins; it was ... this very retreat that allowed him to hear the hidden music that is the source of all art. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#26. Well I never had a place that I could call my very own/That's all right, my love, 'cause you're my home. - Author: Billy Joel
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#27. To come very near to a true theory, and to grasp its precise application, are two different things, as the history of science teaches us. Everything of importance has been said before by someone who did not discover it. - Author: Alfred North Whitehead
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#28. I realize how much [Mark] Twain fabricated things. I like it very much, but it's only half true. And it shows what he was trying to do, which was just entertain. Which he does very successfully, though the humor is almost dated now. - Author: John Gimlette
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#29. And it is a very beautiful idea, and possibly true, that a common man from Stratford with a common education was able to write these plays. - Author: Mark Rylance
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#30. '50/50' is a comedy. I shouldn't say it's a buddy comedy because it's not farcical, and it's based on a true story, but it's viewing that experience through a very truthful lens of humour. - Author: Bryce Dallas Howard
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#31. Simply let experience take place very freely, so that your open heart is suffused with the tenderness of true compassion. - Author: Tsoknyi Rinpoche
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#32. True love is something, so very true and very rare to find. So, if you ever find such a thing. Treat it as if it were some treasure. Because, once you find such a thing and set free; it will not ever return. So, treat it as if its your most precious gift ... - Author: Jynnette L. Miller
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#33. Given the fact that he'd had only the barest of plans upon arriving in Arendelle, the end result was something of a miracle. True, he'd had to lie, manipulate, and con his way to this point, but that was just part of the game. And it turned out he played the game very, very well. - Author: Walt Disney Company
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#34. Very sad to hear about the passing of Nelson Mandela. He was a true inspiration for human rights and equality for South Africa and the reason apartheid no longer exists there. The world will never forget his capacity for forgiveness and magnanimity. RIP - Author: Bryan Adams
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#35. I love you," he said fiercely. " 'Tis not true that I kept a part of my heart locked away from you. You own all of it, lass. You've always owned it. I didn't give it to you. You took it from the very start. - Author: Maya Banks
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#36. My agent once said, 'You're not very driven.' And it's true. I'm not the type to ring up and go, 'Get me this part!' - Author: Johnny Vegas
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#37. With 'True Grit,' the language was very specific, as is Shakespeare. You couldn't really improvise, nor would you really ever have to. I never felt the need to. It was all so beautifully written, and it was all right there. - Author: Hailee Steinfeld
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#38. I remember being very smart, which is a form of stupidity. I try not to remember it, but it occurs to me that I may have felt intellectual. I entertained views too noble or too bitter to be true. I must have done some soul-stretching of my mental neck. - Author: Corra May Harris
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#39. It is not wise, or even possible, to divorce private behavior from public leadership ... By its very nature, true leadership carries with it the burden of being an example. - Author: Gordon B. Hinckley
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#40. Weeds grow sometimes very much like flowers, and you can't tell the difference between true and false merely by the shape. - Author: Edwin Paxton Hood
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#41. The mere fact that a very large number of people believe such a thing and that the world would be a better place if it were true, is no reason for believing that it is true. - Author: Leonard Woolf
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#42. The true nature of evil is that it is so very casual. - Author: James St. James
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#43. Your earthly lover can be charming and coquettish but never very faithful. The true lover is the one who on your final day opens a thousand doors. - Author: Rumi
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#44. Indeed, it has to be said that the percentage of old human sayings and proverbs that are actually true is very far from 100 percent. Seems it may be less important that it be true than that it rhyme, or show alliteration or the like. What goes around comes around: really? What does this mean? - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
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#45. Tis Dante I prefer. In his Inferno he suggests the one true path from Hell lies at its very heart ...
... and that in order to escape, we must instead go further IN. - Author: Alan Moore
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#46. There's not a lot of stories for women told by women in a very real, true voice. - Author: Heather Graham
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#47. What royal families are very good at doing is surviving and reinventing themselves. That's true whether it's a constitutional monarchy in Britain or an authoritarian monarchy. - Author: Robert Lacey
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#48. All truth is very ordinary. It is peoples' fantasies of what is true that is so extraordinary. - Author: Brian Perkins
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#49. The effort to create a work of art that is true and potentially lasting, that is the very best work of art you can create at that point in your life - a book that may only reach or move a few people but will seem to those people somehow transformative. That's the ideal; that's always the motivation. - Author: Claire Messud
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#50. I love my stories being multi-layered, and coming at it from different angles, so that you don't understand the film's true emotional motivation until the very end. - Author: M. Night Shyamalan
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#51. As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relationships with this best and truest friend of mankind that death's image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling. - Author: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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#52. I'm very lucky that my husband is a true partner in child-rearing. If I get home late, he gets home early or vice-versa. I travel more, and he's able to spell me when I'm gone. - Author: Bonnie Hammer
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#53. There are very good evolutionary reasons for having religion. From early human history we have evolved a need to see God. We have a perception of ourselves and in order for that to be a true perception we have to believe in a soul within us. - Author: Jonathan Trigell
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#54. One simply goes around doing egoism and then ultimately he ends up on the wood of the funeral pyre; such is the pitiful state. And if one is a very good person, he will be cremated with sandalwood. But it is all wood in the end. The true victor is the one who never dies. - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#55. See, I am very dependent ... on beauty and peace of the world ... on loyalty of friends ... on love in families ... on happiness and health of children. And I do not want to be free as long as I have it all ... - Author: Galina Nelson
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#56. I learned two very strong lessons from them: the grass isn't always greener elsewhere, and true love is worth fighting for. - Author: Bear Grylls
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#57. In short, whoever does violence to truth or its expression eventually mutilates justice, even though he thinks he is serving it. From this point of view, we shall deny to the very end that a press is true because it is revolutionary; it will be revolutionary only if it is true, and never otherwise. - Author: Albert Camus
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#58. Authenticity is very important - be true to one's self. - Author: Laila Ali
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#59. SOCRATES: For doing evil to another is the same as injuring him? CRITO: Very true. SOCRATES: Then we ought not to retaliate or render evil for evil to anyone, whatever evil we may have suffered from him. - Author: Plato
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#60. I have lots of interests, but it's true that dancing is a very full-time job. - Author: Deborah Bull
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#61. There is no need to suppose that human beings differ very much one from another; but it is true that the ones who come out on top are the ones who have been trained in the hardest school. - Author: Thucydides
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#62. Very well. On my love for Mencheres, I swear that I will honor both you and Leila as my true partners, and I will keep my insolence, trickiness , filthiness, and general knavery to as much a minimum as I can manage. - Author: Jeaniene Frost
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#63. I'm not good at happy, lightweight kind of music. I'm not really good at pop music. 'Cars' is probably the only true pop song I ever wrote. I wish I could write more, but I'm not very good at it. - Author: Gary Numan
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#64. Somewhere back a whiskey or so ago I wrote that thinking was a real thing in the world, just like anything else. I mean that very literally, materially. And it's true about poems, too. - Author: Matthew Zapruder
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#65. Your love for your friend should be grounded in Me, and for My sake you should love whoever seems to be good and is very dear to you in this life. Without Me friendship has no strength and cannot endure. Love which I do not bind is neither true nor pure. - Author: Thomas A Kempis
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#66. The painter who strives to represent reality must transcend his own perception. He must ignore or override the very mechanismsin his mInd that create objects out of images(symbols) ... The artist, like the eye, must provide true images and the clues of distance to tell his magic lies. - Author: Colin Blakemore
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#67. That's not true. You've given me something very precious indeed. Your trust, Eve. And I know what
that cost you ... A woman's trust is the most priceless gift she can give a man. Her belief in his ability to keep her safe and protect her from all harm. - Author: Maya Banks
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#68. He [said of one or other eminent colleagues] is a very busy man, and half of what he publishes is true, but I don't know which half. - Author: Erwin Chargaff
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#69. Writers spend too much time among dead things. I thought that was profound and actually true, that you're trying to pump life into something that is inanimate. You see what a sort of audacious thing it is to move these sort of imaginary people around in a very stylized and patterned world. - Author: Martin Amis
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#70. But now he knows for certain how true the axiom is, because he himself - his very life - has proven it. The person I was will always be the person I am, he realizes. - Author: Hanya Yanagihara
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#71. The happening and the telling are very different things. This doesn't mean that the story isn't true, only that I honestly don't know anymore if I really remember it or only remember how to tell it. - Author: Karen Joy Fowler
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#72. I'm very serious about what I write and who I allow to produce the music, because I want to make sure it's a true album, and not just something pushed out there to create hype and more fame for myself. - Author: Alyson Stoner
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#73. We look at science as something very elite, which only a few people can learn. That's just not true. You just have to start early and give kids a foundation. Kids live up, or down, to expectations. - Author: Mae Jemison
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#74. Half of this story is true and the other half might very well have happened. - Author: William Pene Du Bois
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#75. I would say I don't like people who are really into themselves or are very materialistic. Just always talking themselves up. Not being real is the pet peeve. Be true to yourself. - Author: Austin Stowell
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#76. People think of Latina women as being fiery and fierce, which is usually true. But I think the quality that so many Latinas possess is strength. I'm very proud to have Latin blood. - Author: Zoe Saldana
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#77. But the idea of an Aryan race could never become metaphysically true, despite all the violence unleashed to create it, because there simply is no Aryan race. There is only the idea of it - and the consequences of trying to make it seem real. The male sex is very like that. - Author: John Stoltenberg
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#78. If you give a meaning to certain things in my paintings it may be very true, but it is not my idea to give this meaning. What ideas and conclusions you have got I obtained too, but instinctively, unconsciously. I make the painting for the painting. I paint the objects for what they are. - Author: Pablo Picasso
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#79. I used to hear people say nobody can prepare you for fame, and it's actually very true. But there is such beauty that comes with it when you're able to use your platform in a positive way. - Author: Jussie Smollett
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#80. Christianity in its true sense puts an end to the State. It was so understood from its very beginning, and for that Christ was crucified. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#81. For true humility is, in a way, a very real despair: despair of myself, in order that I may hope entirely in You. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#82. Riding, she often thought, was not for those afraid to get a little dirt. - Author: Annie Wedekind
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#83. I'm very grateful to have my kids in my life; they're my greatest teachers. But to pretend it's always easy is just not really true. - Author: Patricia Arquette
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#84. Hexapodia as the key insight ... I haven't had a chance to see the famous video from Straumli Realm, except as an evocation. (My only gateway onto the Net is very expensive.) Is it true that humans have six legs? - Author: Vernor Vinge
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#85. When people hear the name 'Marco Polo,' they tend to think of a map or explorer. Very few people know the true story of Marco Polo, and it's so much more compelling and exciting than the mythology. - Author: John Fusco
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#86. It's very true that an artist who networks well will have better opportunities than one who doesn't network well. But great networking skills without great art won't change art history. - Author: Mark Kostabi
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#87. As I said, relationship has true significance only when it is a process of self-revelation, when it is revealing oneself in the very action of relationship. But most of us do not want to be revealed in relationship. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#88. The incarnation (becoming flesh) of God is at the very center of the gospel event by which God restores the true relationship between himself and the human race. - Author: Graeme Goldsworthy
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#89. I'll tell you something that's completely true - you can, as a man, obtain everything you want with the truth. If you lie, first of all you've got to be a very good lying actor, which is tres difficile. And it's going to give you poison inside the body. - Author: Jean Reno
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#90. Recognize how truly blessed you are. Take time to count your blessings and write them down. To make your dreams come true you must already be soaking in the very presence you wish to create. - Author: Brandon Bays
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#91. When the Pleiades and the wind in the grass are no longer a part of the human spirit, a part of very flesh and bone, man becomes, as it were, a kind of cosmic outlaw, having neither the completeness nor integrity of the animal nor the birthright of a true humanity. - Author: Henry Beston
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#92. belief, by its very nature, is exclusive. If The earth is more than four billion years old is true, then the claim, The earth is fewer than ten thousand years old is false. And so my believing the truth of the former entails my also believing the falseness of the latter. - Author: David Werther
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#93. The very basis of true peace of mind is a benevolent wish to see all the world as happy as one's self ... - Author: Susanna Rowson
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#94. I think it's a mother's dream come true to see it work out that way. Not just the mother, but certainly parents, to know that their children have a very solid moral foundation and religious foundation. - Author: Erika Slezak
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#95. I've never been a very prolific person, so when creativity flows, it flows. I find myself scribbling on little notepads and pieces of loose paper, which results in a very small portion of my writings to ever show up in true form. - Author: Kurt Cobain
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#96. I'd say we're both pretty fucked up." "Very true. - Author: Kody Keplinger
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#97. If I was gonna write a book that was true, and I was gonna write a book that was honest, then I was gonna have to write about myself in very, very negative ways. - Author: James Frey
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#98. A truly radical change is self-relating: it changes the very coordinates by means of which we measure change. In other words, a true change sets its own standards: it can only be measured by criteria that result from it. - Author: Slavoj Zizek
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#99. You hold in your hands my heart, my soul, and my very being. You are already the Queen of my heart, my love, my true love, my only love.- Kian, Frost Kisses - Author: Kailin Gow
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#100. It's funny - Frankie Valli's story and that advice that he was just getting from, you know, Christopher Walken's character, is very true for someone who's in a creative field. - Author: John Lloyd Young
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