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  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.
  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
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    A fierce unrest seethes at the core, of all existing things:, it was the eager wish to soar, that gave the gods their wings.
  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
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    A fretful temper will divide the closest knot that may be tied, by ceaseless sharp corrosion; a temper passionate and fierce may suddenly your joys disperse at one immense explosion.
  • Bela Karolyi
    Bela Karolyi
    American gymnastics coach 1942-
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    Back in Romania, always I was struggling to compete with Vladislav Rastorotsky, the great Russian coach of Lyudmila Turishcheva. He was a powerful coach, internationally. I took him like the major challenge of my life, and pretty soon I'm beating him and we are pushing each other so hard, so fierce. But out of the arena, we are friends.
  • Oscar Levant
    Oscar Levant
    American Pianist, Actor 1906-1972
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    Every time I look at you I get a fierce desire to be lonesome.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    For any child, boy or girl, a father is both Jedi and Sith: Obi-Wan Kenobi - gentle and calming and good - and Vader, fierce and terrifying.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    I always looked to about thirty as the barrier of any real or fierce delight in the passions, and determined to work them out in the younger ore and better veins of the mine - and I flatter myself (perhaps) that I have pretty well done so -and now the dross is coming.
  • Margaret Mead
    Margaret Mead
    American cultural anthropologist 1901-1978
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    I do not believe in using women in combat, because females are too fierce.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
    Source: Artist of Life
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    No beast so fierce but knows some touch of pity. But I know none, and therefore am no beast.
    Source: Richard III 1, 2
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
    American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
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    The fierce willingness to repudiate domination in a holistic manner is the starting point for progressive cultural revolution. --From Women, Art, and Society: Fourth Edition (2007) by Whitney Chadwick
  • Bob Schieffer
    Bob Schieffer
    American television journalist 1937-
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    There's fierce competition between all the networks to get the guest who can bring the most pertinent information about whatever the story of the moment happens to be.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
    American entrepreneur 1971-
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    Tight hamstrings are fierce. And I'm guilty of not allocating the time that I should to stretch. I'll put the time in for the runs, but then I go, 'I have to go here. I've got to go there.' Usually, stretching is what gets cut out of the program, but it's so critical.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    White is not a mere absence of color; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black. God paints in many colors; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
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