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  • Bobby Vinton
    Bobby Vinton
    American singer and songwriter 1935-
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    As far as critics, I'm not a hip guy. I was never on drugs. Nobody ever felt sorry for me 'cause I went straight or found God. I always had God. I've always like, played by the rules.
  • Gordon Graham
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    Decision is a sharp knife that cuts or to do anything, never to turn back or to stop until the thing intended was clean and straight; indecision, a dull one that hacks and tears and leaves ragged edges behind it.
  • Dorothy L. Sayers
    Dorothy L. Sayers
    British writer 1893-1957
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    Lawyers enjoy a little mystery, you know. Why, if everybody came forward and told the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth straight out, we should all retire to the workhouse.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of tricks and duplicity than straight forward and simple integrity in another.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Progress has not followed a straight ascending line, but a spiral with rhythms of progress and retrogression, of evolution and dissolution.
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
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    A modern democracy is a tyranny whose borders are undefined; one discovers how far one can go only by traveling in a straight line until one is stopped.
  • André Gide
    André Gide
    French writer 1869-1951
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    A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective.
  • Bess Truman
    Bess Truman
    American first lady 1885-1982
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    A woman's place in public is to sit beside her husband, be silent, and be sure her hat is on straight.
  • Ben Barnes
    Ben Barnes
    English actor 1981-
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    Actually what I'd like is to have a reputation as someone who's been wild and gone straight, but without having to go through the trouble of being bad.
  • Bill Nye
    Bill Nye
    American science communicator, television presenter 1955-
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    After I had this idea to be Bill Nye the Science Guy, I wore straight ties the first couple times, and then I got this thing going and I started wearing bow ties.
  • Bill Goldberg
    Bill Goldberg
    American professional wrestler and actor 1966-
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    After you ride a roller coaster that's been going up for a year and a half, and you reach the pinnacle and then dive straight down with no gradual decline, it's a little disorienting. I didn't know how to take losing.
  • Bobby Vinton
    Bobby Vinton
    American singer and songwriter 1935-
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    All my songs were solo voices. Just me singing. In fact, that was the gimmick - no gimmick. Just singing straight with not too much background.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
    Danish architect and designer 1902-1971
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    Almost every time I make a building, some people will condemn it straight to Hell.
  • Tristan Tzara
    Tristan Tzara
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    Art is a private thing, the artist makes it for himself; a comprehensible work is the product of a journalist. We need works that are strong, straight, precise, and forever beyond understanding.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds.
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