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  • Bobby Bowden
    Bobby Bowden
    American football coach 1929-
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    A guy's who has all the money he needs and never faced any hard times, he won't have any character. But when you've had it tough and you've had it rough and you thought you were at the end of the rope and you work your way out of it, that's the way you build character.
  • Bill Kurtis
    Bill Kurtis
    American television journalist 1940-
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    A journalist enjoys a privileged position. In exchange for not being able to participate in the rough-and-tumble issues of a community, we are given license to observe it all, based on the understanding that we'll tell everyone what happens fairly and squarely. That's harder than it sounds.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are found in it, not pleasure. What is pleasant belongs to dreams.
  • Bryan Cogman
    Bryan Cogman
    American writer and producer 1979-
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    After we map out all the main characters' individual arcs, using color-coded index cards, we arrange them by episode and get a rough idea of the scene order.
  • Queen Elizabeth I
    Queen Elizabeth I
    Queen of England and Ireland 1533-1603
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    Although I may not be a lioness, I am a lion's cub, and inherit many of his qualities; and as long as the King of France treats me gently he will find me as gentle and tractable as he can desire; but if he be rough, I shall take the trouble to be just as troublesome and offensive to him as I can.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    As no roads are so rough as those that have just been mended, so no sinners are so intolerant as those that have just turned saints.
  • George Meredith
    George Meredith
    British Author 1828-1909
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    Caricature is rough truth.
  • Bjork
    Bjork
    Icelandic singer, songwriter and actress 1965-
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    Compared to America or Europe, God isn't a big part of our lives here. I don't know anyone here who goes to church when he's had a rough divorce or is going through depression. We go out into nature instead.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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    Difficulties show men what they are. In case of any difficulty, God has pitted you against a rough antagonist that you may be a conqueror, and this cannot be without toil.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    Don't learn to do, but learn in doing. Let your falls not be on a prepared ground, but let them be bona fide falls in the rough and tumble of the world.
  • Billy Sunday
    Billy Sunday
    American athlete and evangelist 1862-1935
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    God Almighty never intended that the devil should triumph over the Church. He never intended that the saloons should walk rough-shod over Christianity.
    Source: Billy Sunday speaks (1970)
  • Andrew Morton
    Andrew Morton
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    He's a TV producer, a theatrical impresario, and he wants to be treated as Mr. Windsor but when the going gets rough he wants to be treated like a member of the Royal Family.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    I am to be broken. I am to be derided all my life. I am to be cast up and down among these men and women, with their twitching faces, with their lying tongues, like a cork on a rough sea. Like a ribbon of weed I am flung far every time the door opens.
  • Benito Mussolini
    Benito Mussolini
    Italian politician and journalist 1883-1945
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    I owe most to Georges Sorel. This master of syndicalism by his rough theories of revolutionary tactics has contributed most to form the discipline, energy and power of the fascist cohorts.
    Source: Quoted in The New Inquistions by Arthur Versluis
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
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    I understand that Detroit was a pretty rough place to grow up in the '70s and '80s.
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