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#1. A friend of mine - a cameraman at MTV - lost a lot of weight from cycling, and I thought I'd try it, too, thinking whenever you look at a cyclist they all look super-skinny, so hey, why not? But then it turned into such a psychologically satisfying thing. - Author: Carson Daly
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#2. Hocking was slender in the way that writers and musicians are sometimes slender: not out of any desire or design but rather because his days were spent being consumed rather than consuming. - Author: Tom Bissell
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#3. Let's at least hope it's not a gallu.
Why? They're not all bad, in a smelly, need-to-be-killed kind of way. - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#4. My only reason why I am not doing films is my children. My children need my attention, and it's my duty to give them my time. I have not given birth to them to just dump them and go off to work. I am not that kind of a person. - Author: Kajol
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#5. I can't do this Ash. It's killing me. Having you this close and not touching you is driving me insane. You're his Ash. You're his. You made your choice and I understand why you chose him. I don't hold it against you but dammit Ash it hurts - Author: Abbi Glines
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#6. Sir Thomas More: Why not be a teacher? You'd be a fine teacher; perhaps a great one.
Richard Rich: If I was, who would know it?
Sir Thomas More: You; your pupils; your friends; God. Not a bad public, that. - Author: Robert Bolt
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#7. Talk about not knowing other people - why, when you came right down to it, you didn't even know yourself! - Author: Robert Bloch
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#8. Some men see things as they are, and say, why; I dream things as they never were, and say, why not. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#9. Why not make it for always? - Author: Ian Fleming
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#10. They're pretty conspicuous."
"Why? Are they green and horny?" I willed a blush away and said, "I mean, as in having horns,not ... the other. - Author: Rachel Hawkins
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#11. Why don't they just take him out?" I asked. I'm not politically minded, as I guess you can tell. Mr. Cataliades was smiling at me. "So direct, so classic," he said. "So American. - Author: Charlaine Harris
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#12. I'm sorry. I can't serve him that item," the waitress said, only somewhat surprising her since she had a pretty good idea why.
"Why not?" she found herself asking anyway out of curiosity to see if she was right.
"Because he's a Bradford," the woman explained with a shrug. - Author: R.L. Mathewson
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#13. To me, unconventional thinking is approaching a problem and asking, 'Why not? Why can't something be done?' If someone can't give me a good reason why you can't do something, I find a way to do it. - Author: Eli Broad
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#14. The story of money is very funny. Others burn what we earn. Why not give as we live, so the world will cry when we die. -RVM - Author: R.v.m.
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#15. [My] rheumatism has come in again"

Ivan, cynically, "The devil have rheumatism!"

"Why not, if I sometimes put on fleshly form? I put on fleshly form and I take the consequences. Satan sum et nihil humanum a me alienum puto."* - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#16. I've become more and more aware of the promise and struggle to teach the global mind nowadays because I use every chance I get to ask faculty and administrators of management education programs why we don't offer at least one course - not even required, just an elective - on the world's religions. - Author: Warren Bennis
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#17. Sign your work ... If you're not proud of it, don't ship it. If you are, sign your work and own the results. We'll know who to thank. If you work for a place where work goes unsigned (internally, in particular) it's worth asking why. - Author: Seth Godin
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#18. ..love is as complex an emotion as exists. There are many reasons why love does not prosper.
.. the waters are perilous, and you would do well to know that, because unlike your novels, not every story has a happy ending. - Author: Mary Lydon Simonsen
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#19. Liam. We'll figure something else out. Please don't go."
"Why not? Would you miss me?"
Ty looked into his eyes and nodded jerkily. "Yes, I would."
"So tell me why I shouldn't go." They stared at each other. Liam took a step back. "Or better yet, come with me and tell me every night. - Author: Abigail Roux
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#20. We're all going to die eventually so why not have some fun. - Author: Augusten Burroughs
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#21. We live in a democracy and I do not understand why highly respected scientists from top international branches are not able express themselves! - Author: Nina Hagen
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#22. I'm not a bad person. I haven't killed anyone. I (rarely) lie. I don't kick little puppies. So why do people look at me as if the world would be a better place without me? - Author: Gena Showalter
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#23. I dish the dirt out, and I can take it. But why should my mother and children have to take it? In 20 years, I have taken any number of stories, most of which are not true, without a murmur of complaint. But some stories you have to draw the line and say No. - Author: Jeremy Clarkson
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#24. To be sure, the dog is loyal. But why, on that account, should we take him as an example? He is loyal to man, not to other dogs. - Author: Karl Kraus
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#25. I understood then why people were so often defeated by this world. Perhaps the web of support that they required just did not come into alignment when it had to. Or perhaps our culture lacked the channels by which to offer this support. - Author: Guy Mankowski
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#26. If you ever want to know why I'm not on a record label, look at 'The X Factor!' Honestly, of all the people that strive to break barriers in music and do good things and write great lyrics, not one of them would ever pass the first round on any of these competitions. - Author: John Lydon
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#27. why do I want to appear to be drinking more than I am?'

'Make it a habit. Men in their cups are fools, more often than not. And it can be wise to look the fool at times. - Author: Raymond E. Feist
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#28. Acting is a win-win situation. There is no risk involved. That's why I get tired of hearing actors who try to make out that there's a downside to it. Fame is an odd thing. It bugs you a little bit, but it's really not bad. - Author: John Corbett
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#29. Why do we complain about the Fall? It is not on its account that we were expelled from Paradise, but on account of the Tree of Life, lest we might eat of it. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#30. I have this certain reluctance when it comes to this idea that we are spiritual but not religious and we want Jesus but not the church. Why can't we have both? - Author: Shane Claiborne
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#31. When people believe a tale that conflicts with self-checkable evidence it tells me that people undervalue the role of evidence on formulating an internal belief system. Why this is so is not clear, but it enables many people to hold fast to ideas and notions based purely on supposition. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#32. I wondered why I was so startled by the encounter when there was something that seemed utterly inevitable about the moment. Not in any grand, destined sense; just in the quiet, stubborn way that unfinished business has of imposing its will on the unwilling. - Author: Emily Giffin
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#33. Moreover, if we could show, on general logical grounds, that the scientific quest is likely to succeed, one could not understand why anything like success has been so rare in the long history of human endeavours to know more about our world. - Author: Karl R. Popper
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#34. Why might not the world WHICH CONCERNS US - be a fiction? - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#35. If God has spoken, why is the world not convinced. - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#36. Make up your mind that nothing is more important than how I feel now, because now is everything. Now is the whole enchilada. Now is the power of me. Now, now, now, now, now ... You might as well start somewhere, and it might as well be now. Why not start improving your life now, now, now? - Author: Esther Hicks
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#37. Why? is the boy's motto, why does, why is, why not? Food, weather, time, fires, sea and season, clothes and cars and people; it's all grist to the mill of why. - Author: Keri Hulme
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#38. Why, what should be the fear?
I do not set my life at a pin's fee. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#39. The State idea is not according to my heart. I cannot understand why it is needed. It is connected with narrow-minded and economic obstacles. I believe it is bad. I have always been against it. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#40. I love nonfiction the most. It's hard to find a good nonfiction story, and that's why I'm not as prolific, I guess, as a lot of people. They're hard to find. I love the nonfiction writer Ben Macintyre. I think he's terrific at the form of telling a story in a cinematic way. - Author: Robert Kurson
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#41. A man working for wages his whole life is not really free. That is why Jefferson said, you have to own land. Southerners said, - and they weren't being hypocritical - they said slavery is the foundation of freedom because if you own slaves, you are freer yourself. - Author: Eric Foner
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#42. I don't understand why James Bond has to be a man all the time. When Pierce Brosnan retires, why not one of us? - Author: Sarah Michelle Gellar
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#43. Why should one say that the machine does not live? It breathes, for its breath forms the atmosphere of some towns. - Author: Benjamin Disraeli
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#44. I changed my mindset and figured, Why not try to be really entertaining instrumentally? - Author: Brad Paisley
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#45. Indeed, the real question is not, "Why greatness?" but "What work makes you feel compelled to try to create greatness?" If you have to ask the question, "Why should we try to make it great? Isn't success enough?" then you're probably engaged in the wrong line of work. - Author: James C. Collins
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#46. Why do people assume? If I hate you, I'll tell you. In this case, it's not hate. It's hurt. I'll lick my wounds, which only oozed because I gave a damn, and be over it before the sun rises. - Author: Donna Lynn Hope
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#47. Unfortunately, we have warring in the world, so the youngest minds, the brilliant minds, are sent off to war. I think that, you know, you have brilliant people with great possibilities and that's why I really am not really for war. I really am not. - Author: Stevie Wonder
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#48. Take charge of hidden, sneaky sources of chronic inflammation that can trigger illness and disease by wearing comfortable shoes daily, getting an annual flu vaccine, and asking your doctor why you're not on a statin and baby aspirin if you're over the age of forty. - Author: David Agus
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#49. I see no reason why I should not live on indefinitely just as I have done, and on the whole I am more comfortable here than in Purgatory, a place that I imagine to be like the suburbs of London. - Author: Mary Borden
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#50. Why?"
"Why not?"
"I mean, why me? - Author: Marissa Meyer
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#51. humans are fully capable of loving cats and dogs and tropical fish. If they can love something much less intelligent than humans that does not talk and looks nothing like them, why can they not love one another? Certainly, - Author: Hiroshi Yamamoto
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#52. O sleepers! what a thing is slumber! Sleep resembles death. Ah, why then dost thou not work in such wise as that after death thou mayst retain a resemblance to perfect life, when, during life, thou art in sleep so like to the hapless dead? - Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
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#53. The word Palestine always brought to my mind a vague suggestion of a country as large as the United States. I do not know why, but such was the case. I suppose it was because I could not conceive of a small country having so large a history. - Author: Mark Twain
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#54. You'll attract the employees you need if you can explain why your mission is compelling: not why it's important in general, but why you're doing something important that no one else is going to get done. - Author: Peter Thiel
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#55. God is at work in the mess. That's the message of the Bible. That's why the Bible is not pretty. That's why it's grimy, because God is working in the mess. He's working in the tears. - Author: Matt Chandler
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#56. You can't make me mad by calling me names that are true. Certainly I'm a rascal, and why not? It's a free country and a man may be a rascal if he chooses. It's only hypocrites like you, my dear lady, just as black at heart but trying to hide it, who becomes enraged when called by their right names. - Author: Margaret Mitchell
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#57. No guy is ever gonna be like, 'Well, I'm not into her because she just doesn't seem into me!' That's never been a complaint for why a guy doesn't like a girl. Ever! That's an attractive thing, so always err on the side of aloofness. - Author: Nikki Glaser
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#58. I don't really understand why when I'm not making music, I feel like I can't breathe. - Author: Son Lux
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#59. In life you must often choose between getting a job done or getting credit for it. In science, the most important thing is not the ideas you have but the decision which ones you choose to pursue. If you have an idea and are not doing anything with it, why spoil someone else's fun by publishing it? - Author: Leo Szilard
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#60. If this is a sad story, don't tell it to me tonight.'It is not sad,' she said. 'Only some things happen and are there for always even though you forget why or when. - Author: Jean Rhys
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#61. Gardeners do first, read later. Why not? Plants are very gracious in accepting an apology. - Author: Janet Macunovich
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#62. How do you like your eggs?" she said. "Hard or soft?"
"Hard," he bit out. "Why am I not surprised. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#63. As Gansey led the way out, Noah said to Ronan, "I know why you're mad."
Ronan sneered at him, but his pulse heaved. "Tell me then, prophet."
Noah said, "It's not my job to tell other people's secrets. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#64. Your breasts are alabaster orbs.' "What?" Rufus objected. "That's stupid. I'm not saying that."
"Do you have some better suggestion?"
"Why can't you just say she's got a fair set of titties? - Author: Tessa Dare
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#65. God will not move unless I say it. Why? because He has made us coworkers with Him. He set things up that way. - Author: Benny Hinn
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#66. I feel like I have to do the best job I can to basically say, "OK, I understand - you have every right to be angry, but anger is not a plan. Here's what I want to do, and that's why I hope you will support me, because I think it will actually improve the lives of Americans." - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#67. It definitely seems like we are connecting with people, which is nice, because I've had a lot of music do the same for me. It's not like I don't I understand why we get the reactions we do. - Author: Jon Crosby
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#68. He [God] chooses not to intervene in the world. Why not? Because he figures he's done enough and the rest is up to us? Or he wouldn't know where to begin? Or because he's in awe of his own miracle? That's how I picture him, his mouth slightly agape, his eyes wide in disbelief. - Author: Jon Cohen
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#69. Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings. - Author: William James
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#70. But that's the wrong question. Ask why everyone else is so pathetically stupid and why they're always whining about detention, I should get a medal for not slapping people in the face every day. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#71. If we live in the Nineteenth Century, why should we not enjoy the advantages which the Nineteenth Century offers? Why should our life be in any respect provincial? - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#72. I still do not understand why we don't have people on the streets every single day raising their voices for climate. - Author: Christiana Figueres
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#73. Not one word," Kel warned. "Tobe and I have reached an understanding."
Neal's lips twitched. "Why do I feel you did most of the understanding. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#74. 'American Playhouse' is very supportive of writers. That's really why writers like to write for 'American Playhouse' for very little money. They care about making your play, your script, not some network production. We're treated like playwrights, not like fodder for some machine. - Author: Terrence McNally
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#75. Throughout the centuries, man has considered himself beautiful. I rather suppose that man only believes in his own beauty out of pride; that he is not really beautiful and he suspects this himself; for why does he look on the face of his fellow-man with such scorn? - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#76. I remember my first lecture on my first day in evolutionary biology, how populations and species change. I sat thinking, 'Why doesn't everyone know this?' I look back on it almost in horror: I came so close to not knowing how exciting our world is. - Author: Elise Andrew
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#77. Why, if one were Queen, would one ever want to marry? If one is ruler, is it not better to both King and Queen? That is exactly what a woman can do if she remains without a mate. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#78. What they don't tell you when you get sober is that if you manage to stay that way, you will bury your friends. Not everyone gets to have a whole new shiny-but-messy life like I have, and I've never come up with a satisfying explanation for why that is. - Author: Nadia Bolz-Weber
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#79. Neither the good nor the true is self-realizing, so it is not generally a sufficient explanation of why people believe that X that X is true, or of why people do Y that Y is good. - Author: Raymond Geuss
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#80. I do not see why we should not be as just to an ant as to a human being. - Author: Charles Kingsley
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#81. The idea is to become an old wizard; to live a long and fruitful life and have family and be healthy and enjoy the ride. And speaking of the ride, why not let it rip, at least a little bit? Everyone I know who's really stoked about getting out of bed in the morning does that to some extent. - Author: Laird Hamilton
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#82. Personally I have never been able to understand why the head of a big business, whether it be the Nation, the State or the Army, or Navy should not desire to have very strong and positive people under him. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#83. It's not so much that I mind listening to her stories. Everybody likes to have an audience - that's why most people have kids, isn't it? - Author: Robin Epstein
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#84. Burn? Smite? Punish? Why is your god so intolerant? So jealous? Why must there be only one god? Why is there not room for many? - Author: Brom
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#85. This is why it is often called sovereign grace: it raises the dead. The dead do not raise themselves. God does by his grace. And it is this "glorious grace" that will be praised for all eternity. - Author: John Piper
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#86. Since there must be chimeras, why is not perfection the chimera of all men? - Author: Sophie Swetchine
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#87. I honestly think that in order to be a writer you have to learn to be reverent. If not, why are you writing? Why are you here? - Author: Anne Lamott
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#88. Why,' said he, 'does not the emperor, who has devised so many clever and efficient modes of improving the art of war, organize a regiment of lawyers, judges and legal practitioners, sending them in the hottest fire the enemy could maintain, and using them to save better men? - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#89. But it seems that something has happened that has never happened before: though we know not just when, or why, or how, or where. - Author: T. S. Eliot
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#90. Does it matter that people and things
Have words,
Have names?
If not,
Why read any book?
A litany of useless letters
Detached from bone, muscle.
Or are words the only things that make the muscle, bone, memory, movement,
Real? - Author: Stasia Ward Kehoe
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#91. For a rich and reasonably successful guy, it is impossible not to enjoy your job; otherwise, why would you spend so much time and effort doing it? I am a great fan of Norilsk, and I like this kind of challenge. - Author: Vladimir Potanin
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#92. Why should not the camera artist break away from the worn out conventions and claim the freedom of expression which any art must have to be alive. - Author: Alvin Langdon Coburn
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#93. But shall we be happy, to say that we live in the dusk rather than in the full night? Shall we rejoice that we shall only suffer, while your offspring will be the ones to know the torments of the damned? Shall this be why we do not act? - Author: Robin Hobb
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#94. When came the invasion of privacy.That kind of thing turns the newspaper from a friendly organ - not necessarily appeasing everybody - into the enemy. It's one reason why newspapers have suffered circulation falls. - Author: Harold Evans
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#95. I think when you wear the brand anyway, why not go out and try to promote it and make it as cool as you can? The fact that I can continue to do what I've always done and kind of become the face of that brand is to me, kind of just makes sense. It doesn't make sense not to do it I guess. - Author: Jason Aldean
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#96. What good's a black face if it means I'm just someone else's property? Why give me these arms and legs just to carry someone else's load, not my own? - Author: Stacey Lee
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#97. When a filmmaker does not make films, it is as if he is jailed. Even when he is freed from the small jail, he finds himself wandering in a larger jail. The main question is: why should it be a crime to make a movie? A finished film, well, it can get banned but not the director. - Author: Jafar Panahi
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#98. The moon is considered a relatively easy object to land humans on, everything else is much harder by orders of magnitude. It is the reason why we have not been to Mars and will likely never go there successfully with humans. - Author: Steven Magee
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#99. Less than 1 percent of ancient Egypt has been discovered and excavated. With population pressures, urbanization, and modernization encroaching, we're in a race against time. Why not use the most advanced tools we have to map, quantify, and protect our past? - Author: Sarah Parcak
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#100. Wyatt gave him a look, making it obvious he thought Clay had lost his mind. "You telling me you think a piece of pie's gonna fix my problems?"
"Why not?" Clay laughed. "Fixed mine. - Author: Kele Moon
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