Quotes: extraordinary

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  • Philip Adams
    Philip Adams
    British career diplomat. 1915-2001
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    It seems to me that people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don't. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever.
  • N. Coward
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    Extraordinary how potent cheap music is.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Husband a lie, and trump it up in some extraordinary emergency.
  • Bonnie Langford
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    'Dr Who' is an extraordinary association that I have because I didn't realise until I was in the show quite how worldwide it is and how popular and how dear it is to so many people's hearts.
  • Albert Speer
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    All I know is that these two gases both had a quite extraordinary effect, and that there was no respirator, and no protection against them that we knew of. So the soldiers would have been unable to protect themselves against this gas in any way.
  • Clive James
    Clive James
    Australian author, poet, translator and memoirist 1939-
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    All television ever did was shrink the demand for ordinary movies. The demand for extraordinary movies increased. If any one thing is wrong with the movie industry today, it is the unrelenting effort to astonish.
  • An extraordinary amount of arrogance is present in any claim of having been the first in inventing something.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time.
  • Caleb Cushing
    Caleb Cushing
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    Be the responsibility on their heads who raise this novel and extraordinary question of reception, going to the unconstitutional abridgment, as I conceive, of the great right of petition inherent in the People of the United States.
  • Boris Johnson
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    But here's old Ken - he's been crass, he's been insensitive and thuggish and brutal in his language - but I don't think actually if you read what he said, although it was extraordinary and rude, I don't think he was actually anti-Semitic.
    Source: Quotes of the Day, The Times, 18 February 2005, p. 2.
  • Gerald Ford
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    But I assume the Presidency under extraordinary circumstances never before experienced by Americans. This is an hour of history that troubles our minds and hurts our hearts.
    Source: Inauguratie 09-08-1974
  • Harry Emerson Fosdick
    Harry Emerson Fosdick
    American minister 1878-1969
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    Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa
    Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
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    Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from V 1941-
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    Do the elected officials in Washington stand with ordinary Americans - working families, children, the elderly, the poor - or will the extraordinary power of billionaire campaign contributors and Big Money prevail? The American people, by the millions, must send Congress the answer to that question.
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