Quotes: magnificent

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  • Adam Schiff
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    Notwithstanding these setbacks, the dream of a beautiful American orchestra goes on, and I share Dr. King's faith that each year we move inexorably closer to a magnificent opening night.
  • Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon
    American president 1913-1994
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    Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of the final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
  • Barry Manilow
    Barry Manilow
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    The shows at the Hilton are the most exciting shows I've ever done. The stage is huge, but the theater is intimate, so we can have a magnificent production and still connect with the audience.
  • Bill Buford
    Bill Buford
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    The skyline in Alfred Hitchcock's 'Rope' is made up: no, you don't get the Waldorf and the Chrysler and the Empire State buildings and a dozen other magnificent structures in one window.
  • Charles Lamb
    Charles Lamb
    English essayist 1775-1834
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    The vices of some men are magnificent.
  • Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    French author 1657-1757
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    There is nothing one sees oftener than the ridiculous and magnificent, such close neighbors that they touch.
  • Carlos Castaneda
    Carlos Castaneda
    American author and anthropologist 1925-1998
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    To achieve the mood of a warrior is not a simple matter. It is a revolution. To regard the lion and the water rats and our fellow men as equals is a magnificent act of a warrior's spirit. It takes power to do that.
  • Louise Erdrich
    Louise Erdrich
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    To love another another human in all of her splendor and imperfect perfection , it is a magnificent task...tremendous and foolish and human.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Topographically the country is magnificent - and terrifying. Why terrifying? Because nowhere else in the world is the divorce between man and nature so complete. Nowhere have I encountered such a dull, monotonous fabric of life as here in America. Here boredom reaches its peak.
  • Albrecht Durer
    Albrecht Durer
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    Why has God given me such magnificent talent? It is a curse as well as a great blessing.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
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    You don't have to know anything about baseball to respond to Babe Ruth because he's just this magnificent human being. And a really good story because he was this kid who grew up essentially as an orphan, you know, had a tough life, and then he became the most successful baseball player ever. But he was also a really good guy.