Quotes: match

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  • Muhammad Ali
    Muhammad Ali
    American Boxer 1942-
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    Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.
  • The mind is no match with the heart in persuasion; constitutionality is no match with compassion.
  • Ben Gibbard
    Ben Gibbard
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    A lot of the material is about the inevitable disappointment people feel as they move through life, and things don't feel the way they expect. No experience will ever match up to the idealized version in your mind.
    Source: The Meaning Of Life
  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
    William Faulkner
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    All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
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    And then it occurred to me that a computer is a stupid machine with the ability to do incredibly smart things, while computer programmers are smart people with the ability to do incredibly stupid things. They are, in short, a perfect match.
  • Bill Goldberg
    Bill Goldberg
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    As a professional wrestler, it's not my position to be the booker, to formulate a match, unless you're asked to do that.
  • Sam Walter Foss
    Sam Walter Foss
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    Bring me men to match my mountains: Bring me men to match my plains: Men with empires in their purpose and new eras in their brains.
  • Bubba Smith
    Bubba Smith
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    Everything has gotten vulgar and out of line for children to watch. It's more of a swearing match.
  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller
    American Dramatist 1915-
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    I love her too, but our neuroses just don't match.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    In high school in the early Sixties, I dreamed of intellectual work by women that would match the highest male standards and set men on their ear. A lot of women have done a lot of academic work since then, but most of them fall short of that standard.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Bjorn Borg
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    My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball. My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories.
  • John McCain
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    Never get into a wrestling match with a pig. You both get dirty, and the pig likes it.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    No one knows very much about the life of another. This ignorance becomes vivid, if you love another. Love sets the imagination on fire, and, also, eventually, chars the imagination into a harder element: imagination cannot match love, cannot plunge so deep, or range so wide.
  • Nuclear weapons continue to occupy a unique place in global security affairs. No other weapons, in my opinion, anyway, match their potential for prompt and long-term damage and their strategic impact.
  • Brock Lesnar
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    One match that really sticks out for me, there's a bunch of matches with all the guys that I worked with. For me, when I got in the ring, I approached it as being real because I was a real character. I didn't have a gimmick name; I didn't have a gimmick finish.
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