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Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.
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Unknown Author Quotes

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Don't tell me about the world. Not today. It's springtime and they're knocking baseball around fields where the grass is damp and green in the morning and the kids are trying to hit the curve ball.
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Pete Hamill Quotes

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Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise. Give lifting that person your best shot, but don't hang around long enough for his or her bad attitude to pull you down. Instead, surround yourself with optimistic people.
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Zig Ziglar Quotes

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It's weird that photographers spend years or even a whole lifetime, trying to capture moments that added together, don't even amount to a couple of hours.
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James Lalropui Keivom Quotes

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Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right.
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H.L. Mencken Quotes

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I thought I loved him, but I really just needed him. There was so much death and when I was in bed with him, I wasn't thinking about death. Look, what I'm trying to say is that we can't know what's in another person's heart, we can't even know what's in our own. Life turns on a dime, and somehow we muddle through.
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Sybil Adelman Quotes

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Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.
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Jean Cocteau Quotes

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If the person you are trying to diagnose politically is some sort of intellectual, the chances are two to one he is a Democrat.
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Vance Packard Quotes

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The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
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Honore de Balzac Quotes

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Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.
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Charles Lamb Quotes

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In the game of life it's a good idea to have a few early losses, which relieves you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season.
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Bill Vaughan Quotes

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The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.
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Cullen Hightower Quotes

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Pessimism is an excuse for not trying and a guarantee to a personal failure.
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Bill Clinton Quotes

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I interestingly dated a woman in the Eisenhover administration, briefly, and it was ironic to me because I was trying to do to her what Eisenhover has been doing to the country for the last few years.
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Woody Allen Quotes

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She's just trying to make sure Anthony gets a good meal - Antonio.
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George W. Bush Quotes

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We're trying to get good pictures. Don't worry very much about what I say.
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Bob Dole Quotes

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All men are sculptors, constantly chipping away the unwanted parts of their lives, trying to create their idea of a masterpiece.
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Eddie Murphy Quotes

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Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
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Alan Watts Quotes

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My definition [of a philosopher] is of a man up in a balloon, with his family and friends holding the ropes which confine him to earth and trying to haul him down.
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Louisa May Alcott Quotes

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Some stand on tiptoe trying to reach God to talk to him. You try too hard, friend. Drop to your knees and listen to him, he'll hear you better that way.
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Ever Garrison Quotes

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