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  • John Wooden
    John Wooden
    American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
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    Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
  • Bernadette Devlin
    Bernadette Devlin
    Irish civil rights activist 1947-
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    Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence.
  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
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    At Microsoft there are lots of brilliant ideas but the image is that they all come from the top - I'm afraid that's not quite right.
    Source: Interview published in BBC (website): news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/club/your_reports/newsid_1697000/1697132.stm
  • Emile Durkheim
    Emile Durkheim
    French Sociologist 1858-1917
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    From top to bottom of the ladder, greed is aroused without knowing where to find ultimate foothold. Nothing can calm it, since its goal is far beyond all it can attain. Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned.
  • Busta Rhymes
    Busta Rhymes
    American rapper, musician, record producer and actor 1972-
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    Fuck that! Look at shorty, she a little cutie yo (yeah)
    The way she shake it make me wanna get all in the booty yo (whoo!)
    Top miss, just hit the bangin' bitches in videos
    Source: Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See.
  • Billy Zane
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    The mug is a tool. My ace in the hole. To have looks is the bonus on top of what motivates me to be an actor. Not to realize they're an asset would be counterproductive to the cause; they serve the common good.
  • James Reston
    James Reston
    In Holland born, American journalist 1909-1995
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    A government is the only vessel that leaks from the top.
  • Brock Lesnar
    Brock Lesnar
    American professional wrestler 1977-
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    A guy that I was supposed to face - and I think that he was just plain downright scared to get in the ring with me because he was one of those guys that was on top and saw a huge threat in Brock Lesnar at the time - that's 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin.
  • Billy Eichner
    Billy Eichner
    American comedian, actor, and producer 1978-
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    A lot of comics aren't their on-screen personas; Chris Rock isn't always ranting and raving. What I do is make myself this over-the-top character that people either find endearing or they think is a joke. Then I can do anything I want.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
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    A man who graduated high in his class at Yale Law School and made partnership in a top law firm would be celebrated. A man who invested wisely would be admired, but a woman who accomplishes this is treated with suspicion.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    A president either is constantly on top of events or, if he hesitates, events will soon be on top of him. I never felt that I could let up for a moment.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    All of the top achievers I know are life-long learners... Looking for new skills, insights, and ideas. If they're not learning, they're not growing... not moving toward excellence.
  • Alex Haley
    Alex Haley
    American writer 1921-1992
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    Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help.
  • B. D. Wong
    B. D. Wong
    American actor 1960-
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    As an actor, I have casting issues. I'm a minority. I don't have trouble making a living, but as far as being on the food chain of the pecking order of actors, I'm not at the top of it. With the jobs that I do, there are always control issues with directors and producers.
  • Carol Ann Duffy
    Carol Ann Duffy
    British poet and playwright 1955-
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    As anyone who has the slightest knowledge of my work knows, I have little in common with Larkin, who was tall, taciturn and thin-on-top, and unlike him I laugh, nay, sneer, in the face of death. I will concede one point: we are both lesbian poets.
    Source: Interviewed in The Guardian, August 31, 2002. [1]
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