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Quotes 31 till 45 of 50.

  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
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    The pilgrims on the Mayflower landed at Plymouth Rock. To my knowledge, they didn't wait around for a return trip to Europe. You settle some place with a purpose. If you don't want to do that, stay home. You avoid an awful lot of risks by not venturing outward.
  • Thornton Wilder
    Thornton Wilder
    American writer and playwright 1897-1975
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    The test of an adventure is that when you're in the middle of it, you say to yourself, ''Oh, now I've got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home.'' And the sign that something's wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wish
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    The universe is a pretty big place. If it's just us, seems like an awful waste of space.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    There are men whose manners have the same essential splendor as the simple and awful sculpture on the friezes of the Parthenon, and the remains of the earliest Greek art.
  • Bjarne Stroustrup
    Bjarne Stroustrup
    Danish computer scientist 1950-
    Bjarne Stroustrup
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    There are more useful systems developed in languages deemed awful than in languages praised for being beautiful--many more.
    Source: Jason Pontin (November 28, 2006). The Problem with Programming (Interview with Bjarne Stroustrup). MIT Technology Review. Retrieved on 2007-11-15.
  • Barry Eisler
    Barry Eisler
    American novelist
    Barry Eisler
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    There's an awful lot of corruption in Japanese business and politics, corruption of the sort that can make for great setting for a spy story.
  • Adam Garcia
    Adam Garcia
    Australian actor 1973-
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    They spend an awful lot of money on I-don't-know-what in Hollywood movies; I certainly didn't get any of it. But they sure do love spending money.
  • Wagner has lovely moments but awful quarters of an hour.
  • Jesse Owens
    Jesse Owens
    American athlete 1913-1980
    Jesse Owens
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    We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
  • Betty Parsons
    Betty Parsons
    American artist, art dealer, and collector 1900-1982
    Betty Parsons
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    We are born in the world because we have to learn something through whatever we're born into. Although it might be awful. That's why it's an illusion to think that we really run our lives. We don't.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave.
  • Arthur Blank
    Arthur Blank
    American businessman 1942-
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    We're the largest home improvement company today, and we did $30 billion last year, or less than 10 percent of the total amount of building materials sold in the U.S. So when people ask, how much runway left does Home Depot have, it's an awful lot.
  • Bryant Gumbel
    Bryant Gumbel
    American television journalist and sportscaster 1948-
    Bryant Gumbel
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    We've got an awful lot to talk about this week, including the sexual harassment suit against the President. Of course, in that one, it's a little tough to figure out who's really being harassed.
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
    Norman Mailer
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    What characterizes a member of a minority group is that he is forced to see himself as both exceptional and insignificant, marvelous and awful, good and evil.
  • Minna Antrim
    Minna Antrim
    American writer 1861-1950
    Minna Antrim
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    When a woman is very, very bad, she is awful, but when a man is correspondingly good, he is weird.
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