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  • Oprah Winfrey
    Oprah Winfrey
    American TV host, Actress 1954-
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    I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism and sexism.
  • Laurence Sterne
    Laurence Sterne
    British author 1713-1768
    Laurence Sterne
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    'Tis no extravagant arithmetic to say, that for every ten jokes, thou hast got an hundred enemies; and till thou hast gone on, and raised a swarm of wasps about thine ears, and art half stung to death by them, thou wilt never be convinced it is so.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    All I say is, kings is kings, and you got to make allowances. Take them all around, they're a mighty ornery lot. It's the way they're raised.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
    American businessman and politician 1954-
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    America's history is exemplified in the efforts of the men and women who died for our country. The one thing that they all have in common is their selfless love for our nation and their courage to stand up to protect and defend it. They raised their gaze in the face of conflict, believed in what America could be, and pushed forward.
  • Alfred Noyes
    Alfred Noyes
    English poet, short-story writer and playwright 1880-1958
    Alfred Noyes
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    At a certain stage in his evolution, man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things, which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish, and enabled him to see, at least in the distance, the shining towers of the City of God.
  • Bill Goldberg
    Bill Goldberg
    American professional wrestler and actor 1966-
    Bill Goldberg
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    At the end of the day, leaving WrestleMania, having my hand raised, beating Brock Lesnar... I'd say it was a pretty successful tenure.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
    American attorney and politician 1948-
    Bob Barr
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    For decades, parents were told by so-called parenting 'experts' that offspring would be best raised on the belief each is special and entitled to all life has to offer.
  • Ben Simmons
    Ben Simmons
    Australian basketball player 1996-
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    Growing up in Australia and the way I was raised, my dad told me to play as a team and to be a team player. You have five guys on the court. It's easy for five guys to defend one guy. It's hard to guard five. It's just a natural thing to do.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    Humor does not include sarcasm, invalid irony, sardonicism, innuendo, or any other form of cruelty. When these things are raised to a high point they can become wit, but unlike the French and the English, we have not been much good at wit since the days of Benjamin Franklin.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
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    I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability.
  • Bryce Dallas Howard
    Bryce Dallas Howard
    American actress and filmmaker 1981-
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    I feel like I almost didn't grow up in the business, because my parents worked so hard at sheltering us from that. I was raised in Connecticut. And I honestly wasn't aware that my dad was a celebrity until I moved to Los Angeles a year ago.
  • Burn Gorman
    Burn Gorman
    British actor and musician 1974-
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    I know in Britain with 'Doctor Who' all the classic actors, and the people who you'd really want to, work on the show. I like that the fact that 'Torchwood' has actors that want to be involved from the stage. It has raised our game, and I'm just happy for good actors who want to be in sci-fi shows who love the genre.
  • Abel Ferrara
    Abel Ferrara
    American filmmaker 1951-
    Abel Ferrara
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    I was raised a Catholic and when you're raised a Catholic they don't teach you to think for yourself. You're taught not to think too deeply about things.
  • Adam Sandler
    Adam Sandler
    American actor, comedian, and filmmaker 1966-
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    I was raised by a mother who told me I was great every day of my life.
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
    Al Sharpton
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    I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me. She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker, put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table. But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that life is about not where you start, but where you're going. That's family values.
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