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  • Arthur Blank
    Arthur Blank
    American businessman 1942-
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    Passion and standing up for things can help create a sense of unity. But you still have to act a certain way.
  • Ogden Nash
    Ogden Nash
    American poet 1902-1971
    Ogden Nash
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    People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.
  • Bev Perdue
    Bev Perdue
    American businesswoman and politician 1947-
    Bev Perdue
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    President Obama is also standing up for women in North Carolina and across our country. He has helped women fight for equal pay for equal work; he has fought to guarantee that women have access to quality, affordable health care, including making sure that insurance plans cover birth control with no out-of-pocket cost.
  • Bobby Bragan
    Bobby Bragan
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    Say you were standing with one foot in the oven and one foot in an ice bucket. According to the percentage people, you should be perfectly comfortable.
  • Aaron Neville
    Aaron Neville
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    So I went in front of the judge, and I had my St. Jude prayer book in my pocket and my St. Jude medal. And I'm standing there and that judge said I was found guilty, so he sentenced me to what the law prescribed: one to 14 years.
  • Boman Irani
    Boman Irani
    Indian actor 1959-
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    Sometime you go out and you wonder why these people are standing in the rain, and then you realize that years ago you were a fan, too. I, too, was chased by cops for watching my favourite celebrities.
  • Mary Wollstonecraft
    Mary Wollstonecraft
    British feministisch writer 1759-1797
    Mary Wollstonecraft
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    Standing armies can never consist of resolute robust men; they may be well-disciplined machines, but they will seldom contain men under the influence of strong passions, or with very vigorous faculties.
  • Benjamin Banneker
    Benjamin Banneker
    African-American almanac author, and surveyor
    Benjamin Banneker
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    Standing at my door, I heard the discharge of a gun, and in four or five seconds of time, after the discharge, the small shot came rattling about me, one or two of which struck the house; which plainly demonstrates that the velocity of sound is greater than that of a cannon bullet.
  • Margaret Thatcher
    Margaret Thatcher
    British prime minister (1979-1990) 1925-
    Margaret Thatcher
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    Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
  • Matthew Arnold
    Matthew Arnold
    British critic and poet 1822-1888
    Matthew Arnold
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    Still bent to make some port he knows not where, still standing for some false impossible shore.
  • Alan Coren
    Alan Coren
    English humourist, writer and satirist 1938-2007
    Alan Coren
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    Television is more interesting than people. If it were not we should have people standing in the corner of our room.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
  • George Grosz
    George Grosz
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    The bourgeoisie and the petty bourgeoisie have armed themselves against the rising proletariat with, among other things, ''culture.'' It's an old ploy of the bourgeoisie. They keep a standing ''art'' to defend their collapsing culture.
  • Ben Kingsley
    Ben Kingsley
    English actor 1943-
    Ben Kingsley
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    The camera does not like acting. The camera is only interested in filming behaviour. So you damn well learn your lines until you know them inside out, while standing on your head!
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
    John Stuart Mill
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    The despotism of custom is everywhere the standing hindrance to human advancement.
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