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Top 100 Where Were You When Quotes

#1. I think that, when you die, you go back to where you came from before you were born. So I don't think death is a bad thing. - Author: David Blaine
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#2. 4"Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding, - Author: Anonymous
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#3. I have no doubt that they'll tell you a lot of kind things about me when my back is turned. They may not have been behind the door when God passed out the pretty faces, but Heaven only knows where they were when He divided up the gratitude. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#4. I was listening to this Adele song, where she's like, "When we were young ... " I was like, "You're 27. Are you kidding me? - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#5. What about you three, where are you going?"
Even before Halt answered, Will knew what he was going to say. But that didn't make it any less terrifying or blood-chilling when the words were said.
"We're going after the Kalkara. - Author: John Flanagan
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#6. Where do you go when you die? The same place you were before you were born; nowhere! It's over! - Author: Billy Connolly
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#7. Whoever you are. Where ever you are. With whom so ever you are & were. Whatever may be your past. What so ever may be the truth. I will wait for you & I will fade away just like a daffodil when storm comes. - Author: Srinivas Shenoy
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#8. The true measure of a best friend is where they are when you "make" the biggest decision of your life, not where they were during the decision process. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#9. "I've always thought there was this underlying thing in Paul's "Get Back." When we were in the studio recording it, every time he sang the line "Get back to where you once belonged," he'd look at Yoko." - Author: John Lennon
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#10. Israel is a very young country, a cultural melting pot, and unlike the structured life of the Orthodox Jews, I grew up in a non-religious part of society where people were totally open to new experiences on many levels. I learned that when things are missing, you invent them. - Author: Noma Bar
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#11. When you're a Scientologist it's like the movie Goodfellas, where the gangsters hang out with only other gangsters. We only hung out with each other, so we knew we were saving the world. - Author: Kate Bornstein
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#12. I hate when a director says to me 'Here's how I envision this scene' ... excuse me? It's right here in the script - I 'envisioned' it FOR you. Do what I wrote. If you want to 'envision', you should become a writer. Where the fuck were you when the page was blank? - Author: Harlan Ellison
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#13. When the Berlin Wall fell and suddenly all those countries had burgeoning democracies, women were still being left out. The big turning point, about ten years ago, was moving from a notion of empowering women to actually looking at where you can make the most difference, and it's in a girl's life. - Author: Kathy Calvin
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#14. Back when Detroit was the head of auto manufacturing, it was clear where profits were created. Right? A car was made in Detroit. There was little argument that you could make that some of the money from that should be sent overseas to Ireland. - Author: Charles Duhigg
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#15. When you turn guesses into plans, you enter a danger zone. Plans let the past drive the future. They put blinders on you. "This is where we're going because, well, that's where we said we were going." And that's the problem: Plans are inconsistent with improvisation. - Author: Jason Fried
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#16. They actually have working gasoline cars, and motels and roadside diners. They even have halls where they pump in toxic fumes so you can smell how it was when we were kids. - Author: Stephen Baxter
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#17. Where there must be a choice, a girl will choose Daddy. Even if you are Mommy, you concede that this must be so: you remember when you were a girl, too. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#18. It was luck, dumb luck, that had put them each where they were, and the best way to pay for any luck, however temporary, was just to be helpful when you could. - Author: Thomas Pynchon
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#19. I like everything in this iPhone, iPod world where you can do everything all the time. Back in my time, you bought a vinyl record when you were a kid and took it home, and it took a bit of effort to actually get it out of the thing and not scratch it. - Author: Rick Astley
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#20. You're right. And so was my snake."
He pulled my arm out to expose my bracelet. "When I carved this my thoughts were on you, love. Your life is like this snake's coils. No matter how many turns it makes, you'll end up back where you belong. With me. - Author: Maria V. Snyder
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#21. You never know where you're going to find the same thoughts in another brain, but when it happens you know it right off, just like you were connected by a small electrical wire that suddenly glows red hot and sparks. - Author: Louise Erdrich
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#22. People say they wish they were Michael Jordan. OK, do it for a year. Do it for two years. Do it for five years. When you get past the fun part, then go do the part where you get into cities at three a.m. and you have fifteen people waiting for autographs when you're as tired as hell. - Author: Michael Jordan
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#23. All men were made brothers. The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it. You might as well expect the rivers to run backward as that any man who was born free should be content when penned up and denied liberty to go where he pleases. - Author: Chief Joseph
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#24. When you were a teenager, where did you go to make out?"
"Seriously?" She laughed nervously.
"Aren't we a little old for that?"
"I certainly hope not. - Author: B. J. Daniels
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#25. For me, when I grew up playing music, I played music in church and people were shouting and having a big time, and church wasn't something where it was subdued. If you played something, you brought it to church with you. - Author: Randy Owen
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#26. Where were you then?
Who else was there?
Saying what?
Why will the whole of love come on me suddenly
when I am sad and feel you are far away? - Author: Pablo Neruda
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#27. You wait up for me I don't wake up for you. Would you like the company or are you sick of me. When your love lets you go you only want love more. Even when love wasn't what you were looking for
Speak slow, tell me love where do we go. - Author: Tegan Quin
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#28. Things happened when you were little. Things you don't remember now, and don't want to. But they need to escape, need to worm their way out of that dark place in your brain where you keep them stashed. - Author: Ellen Hopkins
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#29. A map such as that one is worth many hundreds, and as luck will have it, thousands of dollars. But more than this, it is a remembrance of that time before our planet was so small. When this map was made, I thought, you could live without knowing where you were not living. - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#30. Everything was an adventure, at night, when you were where you shouldn't be, even if it was somwhere you could go perfectly well in daylight, and it was then only ordinary. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#31. The love scenes that worked, regardless of the director, were the ones where the actors weren't fearful. When somebody was fearful, you could see it right away. It takes you out of the story, and that's to be avoided at all costs. - Author: Jennifer Beals
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#32. When I stepped back from the gallery I was in a phase where I thought I wasn't going to be making work for a gallery context for a while. People were like, "You should never leave a gallery if you didn't have somewhere else to go," but I wasn't trying to disrespect the gallerists in that way. - Author: Kalup Linzy
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#33. Pay attention to your dreams; when you go on a trip, in your dreams you will still be home. Then after you've come home you'll dream of where you were. It's a kind of jet lag of the consciousness. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#34. Where were you when my heart was breaking? Will you scream out my name when I am dead and gone? - Author: Terence Jackson
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#35. George was getting alot of independence for himself in those days. He was writing more, and wanted things to go his way - where, when we first started things basically went John and Paul's way. You know, 'cuz they were the writers. - Author: Ringo Starr
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#36. Rachel?" came Ivy's voice from her room. "Where's my sword?"
"In the foyer where you left it last week when the evangelists were canvassing the neighborhood - Author: Kim Harrison
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#37. I was in oil when oil was $8 a barrel and in construction when interest rates were 20 percent. I was looking for something everyone used and where you could build a customer base - and if it was successful, you could take it nationwide and even worldwide. - Author: Kenny Troutt
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#38. My dad worked nights mostly and while we were growing up, and my mother also worked, so there were times where, when it was just the two of us at home, and, you know, they gave us a pretty long leash, actually. - Author: Scott Kelly
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#39. If only men were like New York taxi-cabs and had a light that they can switch on when they're interested and off when they're not available. Then you'd know exactly where you were and you wouldn't have to worry about getting it wrong and being horribly embarrassed.
Lucy - Author: Alexandra Potter
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#40. I know immediately that this is going to be one of the true historic moments of my life - that the personal and the historic are converging. I know people will ask, 'Where were you when you first heard? - Author: David Levithan
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#41. I love sports. When I'm not playing, I'm watching, reading, or otherwise obsessing about them. This probably stems from growing up in Indiana, where if you didn't at least attempt to play basketball, you were considered of dubious moral character. - Author: Mark Waters
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#42. At least we have the record, Henry thought. A reminder of a place where people didn't seem to care what you looked like, where you were born, or where your family was from. When the music played, it didn't seem to make one lick of difference if your last was Abernathy or Anjoy, Kung or Kobayashi. - Author: Jamie Ford
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#43. The point came when people were doing things I didn't feel competent to do myself. I'm not being modest; I honestly get lost. I was lucky in spotting what I did when I did, but there comes a point where you realise what you're doing is not going to be much good. - Author: Peter Higgs
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#44. Stories are for those late hours in the night when you can't remember how you got from where you were to where you are. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#45. To imagine myself in different ways comes from my beginnings in the theatre. People are more accepting when you go 'apparently', 'wildly' afield from who you are or where you were brought up. - Author: Meryl Streep
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#46. I think we all have experiences when we were young where we either had an interaction with someone we admired or you know, had a vision of how they were and found out that they weren't necessarily that and that it tends to be a big let down sometimes. - Author: John Cena
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#47. I grew up in a society where everything you did was eavesdropped on, recorded, snitched on. I had friends when we were kids getting into trouble for telling anecdotes about Communist leaders. - Author: Jan Koum
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#48. You never forget where you were when you write a song; it's a very proper memory, so I knew exactly where I was and what I was doing for each track. It was like going into a time machine. - Author: Dido Armstrong
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#49. Cause they say home is where your heart is set in stone, it's where you go when're you're alone, its were you go to rest your bones. It's not just where you lay your head, it's not just where you make your bead. As long as we're together does it matter where we go? - Author: Gabrielle Aplin
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#50. Where were you when the world stopped turning on that September day? - Author: Alan Jackson
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#51. I know from my own experience and from other people in the business that when you come from a place where nobody knew who you were and then there is this sudden shift to where everybody now knows who you are, there's an adjustment that you have to make. - Author: Kristen Wiig
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#52. I promise you that when the circumstances arise where I have a difference on policy or on presentation, I have - I can tell you in my heart, I know - I would have no hesitation, were I privileged to be vice president, to walk into the president's office, close the door, and share my heart. - Author: Mike Pence
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#53. When, where, how. I need details.' She sipped her drink. 'Unless you were actually shagging and he yelled it when he blew his load, in which case feel free to lie. - Author: Kitty French
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#54. When I was a kid, I would go to the record store, where there was a bin of things they didn't know quite how to classify. Those were my choices. That's where you would find Captain Beefheart or an early electronic album. - Author: Mark Mothersbaugh
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#55. It's easier to fall back into old behaviors when you come back to a place where you were a shorter person. - Author: Joseph Dougherty
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#56. No matter where you once were, no matter how dark your storm, God doesn't want you to remain there. Overcoming may not be easy, but it's possible when you ask your Father to battle for you. - Author: Dana Arcuri
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#57. I could ride away and hide away Where we were miles apart But when I got there I'd find you there Right in my heart - Author: Leo Robin
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#58. I feel your hands on your phone when you read my texts. I
go to the Stock after your shifts just to stand where you've stood. I fall asleep on the pillow you used
when you were in my bed. I need to share whatever piece of the world you're in. Tell me you don't
feel the same. - Author: C.D. Reiss
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#59. Kind of where you end up your ride on a horse is so important. It's a little bit like when you guys were younger & you were dating, that last two minutes of the date can be a real deal breaker. With these horses it's the same thing you know? You got to quit on a good note. - Author: Buck Brannaman
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#60. When you are on your path, and it is truly your path, doors will open for you where there were no doors for someone else. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#61. My life - autism's an important part of it, but it bothers me when I see kids where autism and their autism is the only thing they think about. I'd rather have them think about, you know, some art work they were gonna do or some science they wanted to do. - Author: Temple Grandin
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#62. All over Greece, strangers of a certain age will greet one another with the question, "And where were you and what did you do when Xerxes came to Marathon?" Then they exchange lies. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#63. Stories are for joining the past to the future. Stories are for those late hours in the night when you can't remember how you got from where you were to where you are. Stories are for eternity, when memory is erased, when there is nothing to remember except the story. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#64. When I got to filmmaking, the most democratic of environments where anybody could say anything, those were the best environments, but what you don't want to assume is that you know what the audience is thinking. - Author: Rick Moranis
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#65. Well, the first reaction was, What smoke? When I looked and saw it, and we all ran to the back where we were far away from the flames-cowards as we are, you know-all sat around the emergency door and even tested the emergency door, ready to jump out. Of course, I said, Beatles and children first. - Author: Larry Kane
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#66. When I was young, I went to a church where the lighter-skinned you were, the closer you sat to the altar. - Author: Lee Daniels
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#67. Zach," I said as I lay there "Where did you go? When you were looking for me?"
I shifted in his arms, looked into his eyes.
"Crazy." His voice was a whisper against my skin. "I went crazy. - Author: Ally Carter
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#68. When you're 17 and you have an idea, people don't really listen to you. I came out of an environment where my parents were always pushing me to do what I wanted and be creative, and I was not used to the industry's way of thinking. - Author: Robyn
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#69. When I was a kid there were a very select few channels - programmes had to have more of a large appeal and they just didn't offer very much. Now you have a situation where the television world has expanded and there's hundreds of channels. - Author: Bryan Cranston
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#70. If I were you, I wouldn't try and track her down."
"Why not?"
"Because when it comes to Dee, you're better off not knowing where she's going or what she's up to. You'll only have to lie to the authorities later. - Author: Shelly Laurenston
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#71. Stop smiling," I grumbled. "Can't.""Were you this irritating when we met?""I was charming. Very charming.""Where did Mr. Charming go?""That guy didn't have staying power.""But Mr. Irritating? He'll stick around?""Unfortunately. - Author: C.D. Reiss
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#72. He does that sometimes, our Charlie, when he can't find us in the house. I see it as 'abandonment retaliation.' A kind of - Where were you when I wanted you? It's like he is trying to say, 'I searched and searched the whole house and NOTHING. You were nowhere. Therefore, I shall poo in your bedroom. - Author: Lisa Fleetwood
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#73. In America, people of a certain age ask, 'Where were you when Kennedy was shot?' In my house you were more likely to be asked, 'Where were you when you first read 'The Catcher In The Rye?' - Author: Marisha Pessl
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#74. You said, "Ellie, this is the truth, everybody leaves. Everybody." I was just seven, and when I reached for you, you were death and absence and missing take you. You were where bad husbands disappear to. And you were whispering. "Just ask them. - Author: Carmen Rodrigues
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#75. We were girls once. As hard as that is to believe. //Oh you can't see it now--our bodies have stretched and sagged, faces and necks drooping. That's what happens when you get old. Every part of you drops, as if the body is moving closer to where it's from and where it'll return. - Author: Brit Bennett
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#76. You know, at parties, people always ask, 'Where were you when Kennedy was shot?' Well, I don't have an alibi! - Author: Emo Philips
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#77. Won't you be my girlfriend
I'll treat you good
I know you hear your friends when they say you should
'Cause if you were my girlfriend
I'd be your shining star
The one to show you where you are - Author: NSYNC
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#78. Each night we watched the sun set no matter where we were, and we'd wake up early to witness it rising again. That was the thing about life: even when the days faded to black, you were always given another chance. A second moment to try again to rise from the ashes. - Author: Brittainy C. Cherry
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#79. I grew up in a world where the majority of people were black, so that wasn't the defining quality of anyone. When you're describing someone, you don't start out with 'he's black, he's white.' - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#80. One of my weekend hobbies is to go look at old houses when there are open houses around here. Just to go look at the architecture. And you can see how many houses were built around 1977, the year where everyone said, "Let's put in these aluminum windows instead of beautiful hand-made wood ones." - Author: Daniel Clowes
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#81. And where were you when my mate was
shooting ferals with a damn sniper rifle?" he demanded, exhaustion adding a bite to his words.
Ryuu gave him a flat look. "Holding her ammunition. - Author: Alanea Alder
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#82. Because you were raised by ignorant people. They taught you to use things before you understood them. To kill things before you recognized them. To hate things before you knew them. But you'll appreciate a thing better when you know where it comes from, when your hands know the shape of it. - Author: Lila Bowen
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#83. Very well. My name is WxrtHltl-jwlpklz," said the demon smugly.
"Where were you when the vowels were handed out? Behind the door?" said Nanny Ogg. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#84. I grew up in the South, in New Orleans, where guys torture you all the time. So I didn't really grow up on the self-esteem campaign. When you were lousy at something, they told you you were lousy, and they told you how to fix it. - Author: Wynton Marsalis
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#85. You said i could call you when i wanted but that you wouldn't call me. you have to decide where and when, you said. if you leave it up to me i'll want to see you every day.
At least you were honest, which is more than i can say for me. - Author: Junot Diaz
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#86. Menopause is your return to where you were before, when your hormone levels are the same as a pre-adolescent girl's. - Author: Sandra Tsing Loh
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#87. A person's personality can only be known by learning about his background, because this is where he generates his character. Your character for instant was shaped back when you were a small child, and that applies to everybody else. - Author: Jack Roberts
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#88. I don't need my head examined, but where were you when I married my second husband. Sheesh. - Author: Lisa Scottoline
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#89. In 50 years, your grandchildren will be asking you where you were when CM Punk beat the Undertaker's streak! - Author: CM Punk
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#90. They say that shoulder blades are where your wings were, when you were an angel," she said. "They say they're where your wings will grow again one day. - Author: David Almond
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#91. The other day when we were reading The Little Mermaid again, at the part where it says that only human souls can go up to heaven and mermaids can't, you (Daria) said, 'See that's like Papa. He lives in heaven. With the angels' - Author: Ekaterina Gordeeva
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#92. There's this point between conscious and subconscious when you realize you were asleep and resting, and you were having all kinds of anxiety dreams about the film and all the things that can go wrong. You get in this hypnagogic state, where you're waking up and realizing, "Oh, it was just a dream." - Author: David Slade
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#93. What people don't realize is that fame, whatever your worst experience in high school, when you were being bullied by those ten kids in high school, fame is that, but on a global scale, where you're being bullied by millions of people constantly. - Author: Megan Fox
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#94. In any given project, there are a few moments where there is the usual disappointment, as it were, when you look in the mirror, and you realize you're not 23 and looking like Brad Pitt. - Author: Kenneth Branagh
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#95. Time didn't seem to matter when you didn't know who you were or where you belonged. - Author: Jettie Woodruff
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#96. A passport, as I'm sure you know, is a document that one shows to government officials whenever one reaches a border between two countries, so that the official can learn who you are, where you were born, and how you look when photographed unflatteringly. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#97. Fate could twist you around and around if you weren't careful. Just when you thought you knew where you were headed, you'd wind up in the opposite direction, or flattened against a wall. - Author: Alice Hoffman
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#98. You can do everything right, strictly according to procedure, on the ocean, and it'll still kill you, but if you're a good navigator, at least you'll know where you were when you died.
(In "The Nautical Chart" by Arturo Perez-Reverte) - Author: Justin Scott
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#99. That's what birthdays were. Days when you found out where you stood. Who was on your side and who wasn't. Nothing to do with how old you were. - Author: Rupert Thomson
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#100. Space is the ultimate frontier. I think when people historically thought of the frontier, there was where you were living and then there was some edge beyond which no one had explored. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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