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  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    And so our goal on health care is, if we can get, instead of health care costs going up 6 percent a year, it's going up at the level of inflation, maybe just slightly above inflation, we've made huge progress. And by the way, that is the single most important thing we could do in terms of reducing our deficit. That's why we did it.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
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    'Benedict' means 'blessed.' My parents liked the sound of the name and felt slightly blessed because they'd been trying for a child for a very long time.
  • Bruce Dickinson
    Bruce Dickinson
    English singer and songwriter 1958-
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    A few of these interviews have gone slightly awry, because every now and again there has been the odd conflict of interest between interviews because of the Iron Maiden record, and I am a bit long-winded.
  • William Styron
    William Styron
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    A great book should leave you with many experiences and slightly exhausted at the end. You should live several lives while reading it.
  • Bernard Meltzer
    Bernard Meltzer
    American professor 1914-
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    A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain.
  • Carol Moseley Braun
    Carol Moseley Braun
    American diplomat, politician, and lawyer 1947-
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    And frankly, being a woman I think gives me a slightly different take on a lot of the issues and on a lot of the solutions to the problems we face.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
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    Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
  • James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
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    Equality, in a social sense, may be divided into that of condition and that of rights. Equality of condition is incompatible with civilization, and is found only to exist in those communities that are but slightly removed from the savage state. In practice, it can only mean a common misery.
  • Bill Griffith
    Bill Griffith
    American cartoonist 1944-
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    Everybody that loves Nancy loves it in a slightly condescending way. Nancy is comics reduced to their most elemental level.
  • Virginia Graham
    Virginia Graham
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    Good shot, bad luck and hell are the five basic words to be used in a game of tennis, though these, of course, can be slightly amplified.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
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    I remember a moment when the Prince went back to his old school, Grammar School in Melbourne, and slightly to his horror his old music teacher produced a cello.
  • Ben Harper
    Ben Harper
    American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist 1969-
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    If it comes out sounding like Dixieland jazz or classical or punk or rock or even slightly metal, that's because that's where I'm going to find inspiration.
  • A. N. Wilson
    A. N. Wilson
    English writer and columnist 1950-
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    If you imagine writing 1,000 words a day, which most journalists do, that would be a very long book a year. I don't manage nearly that... but I have published slightly too much recently.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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    It is a slightly arresting notion that if you were to pick yourself apart with tweezers, one atom at a time, you would produce a mound of fine atomic dust, none of which had ever been alive but all of which had once been you.
    Source: A Short History of Nearly Everything
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