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  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A gentlemen is one who never strikes a woman without provocation.
  • André Gide
    André Gide
    French writer 1869-1951
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    I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress.
  • Robert Smith
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    Cardinal rule for all hitters with two strikes on them: Never trust the umpire.
  • Robert Burton
    Robert Burton
    English clergyman and writer 1577-1640
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    A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
  • Bret Harte
    Bret Harte
    American short story writer and poet 1836-1902
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    And ever since then, when the clock strikes two, She walks unbidden from room to room, And the air is filled that she passes through With a subtle, sad perfume. The delicate odor of mignonette, The ghost of a dead and gone bouquet, Is all that tells of her story — yet Could she think of a sweeter way?
  • Bob Rae
    Bob Rae
    Canadian diplomat, lawyer and negotiator 1948-
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    As I grow older, I have had to discard some ideas and policies because they no longer make sense. This strikes me as entirely healthy. I would invite others to do the same.
    Source: The Three Questions - Prosperity and the Public Good (1998) Preface, p. ix
  • Bill Veeck
    Bill Veeck
    American Major League Baseball franchise owner and promoter 1914-
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    Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off.
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
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    Bill Clinton strikes me as the kind of guy who goes wherever the polls lead him, rather than leading the polls.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Charm strikes the sight, but merit wins the soul.
  • Anais Nin
    Anais Nin
    French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
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    Electric flesh-arrows... traversing the body. A rainbow of color strikes the eyelids. A foam of music falls over the ears. It is the gong of the orgasm.
  • Andy Rooney
    Andy Rooney
    American radio and television writer 1919-2011
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    Happiness depends more on how life strikes you than on what happens.
  • Jane Porter
    Jane Porter
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    Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle of its original ray; nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, like the converged light on a mirror, it reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared.
  • He who strikes terror in others is himself continually in fear.
  • Buddy Guy
    Buddy Guy
    American blues guitarist and singer 1936-
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    I'm going through a divorce now. This is the second one, and like baseball, I'm not gonna get three strikes. I've been living by myself for five years and I'm very comfortable. I can play my guitar when I want to.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    If you like dark movies or light movies, 'The Empire Strikes Back' is one of the great movies of all time. It's probably the greatest movie of all time. 'A New Hope' is a superb movie. It's probably the second-greatest movie of all time, but 'The Empire Strikes Back' is better.
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