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  • Bruce Sterling
    Bruce Sterling
    American science fiction author 1954-
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    If bin Laden is in fact publicly killed, then the US military will find itself standing around with its hands in its pockets, wondering what's supposed to come next.
  • Sir Isaac Newton
    Sir Isaac Newton
    British scientist, mathematician 1642-1727
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    If I have seen further it is by standing on ye shoulders of Giants.
    Source: Letter to Robert Hooke, 15 febr. 1676
  • Sir Isaac Newton
    Sir Isaac Newton
    British scientist, mathematician 1642-1727
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    If I have seen further... it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
  • Ben Nicholas
    Ben Nicholas
    Australian actor
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    If you wait for inspiration you'll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street.
  • Cate Campbell
    Cate Campbell
    Malawian-born Australian athlete 1992-
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    Injuries aren't anything foreign to me. I am used to overcoming illness and injury; you can't complain about it. When you're standing up there on the blocks, it doesn't really matter: it's all about the next minute.
  • Publilius Syrus
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet 1e century BC
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    It is his nature, not his standing, that makes the good man.
  • Bernard Bailyn
    Bernard Bailyn
    American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
    Bernard Bailyn
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    It was an elevating, transforming vision: a new, fresh, vigorous, and above all morally regenerate people rising from the obscurity to defend the battlements of liberty and then in triumph standing forth, heartening and sustaining the cause of freedom everywhere.
    Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Ch. V, TRANSFORMATION, p. 160
  • Ben Zobrist
    Ben Zobrist
    American professional baseball player 1981-
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    It was like a heavyweight fight, man. Just blow for blow, everybody playing their heart out. The Indians never gave up either, and I can't believe we're finally standing, after 108 years, finally able to hoist the trophy.
  • Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
    Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
    Japanese actor and film producer 1950-
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    It's not whether you fall or make a mistake, it's what you do when you fall. And I say you stand up. You keep standing up. It's not how many times you fall, it's how many times you stand up.
  • Woody Guthrie
    Woody Guthrie
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    Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes by that don't change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow.
  • Meister Eckhart
    Meister Eckhart
    German mystic 1260-1326 AD
    Meister Eckhart
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    Man goes far away or near but God never goes far-off; he is always standing close at hand, and even if he cannot stay within he goes no further than the door.
  • Lewis H. Lapham
    Lewis H. Lapham
    American essayist and editor 1935-
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    More than illness or death, the American journalist fears standing alone against the whim of his owners or the prejudices of his audience. Deprive William Safire of the insignia of the New York Times, and he would have a hard time selling his truths to a weekly broadsheet in suburban Duluth.
  • Ben Nicholas
    Ben Nicholas
    Australian actor
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    Most of life is routine - dull and grubby, but routine is the momentum that keeps a man going. If you wait for inspiration you'll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine
  • Boomer Esiason
    Boomer Esiason
    American football player 1961-
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    Over the years, I've enjoyed working for WFAN and MSG - two sports giants in the industry. There couldn't be a better fit due to the long-standing history both entities have had with NY sports.
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