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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Most men would feel insulted if it were proposed to employ them in throwing stones over a wall, and then in throwing them back, merely that they might earn their wages. But many are no more worthily employed now.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
    Audre Lorde
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    Attend me, hold me in your muscular flowering arms, protect me from throwing any part of myself away.
    Source: A Burst of Light: and Other Essays (2017) 108
  • Cassandra Clare
    Cassandra Clare
    American author of young adult fiction 1973-
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    Creating characters is like throwing together ingredients for a recipe. I take characteristics I like and dislike in real people I know, or know of, and use them to embellish and define characters.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    Fact I know; and Law I know; but what is this Necessity, save an empty shadow of my own mind's throwing?
  • Bob Packwood
    Bob Packwood
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    Historically, the Republicans have been geniuses at throwing away advantages.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.
  • Bryan Batt
    Bryan Batt
    American actor 1963-
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    I do find, coming form the stage and all that, I've always been conscious of my posture and my body, but also the style aspect, I do find myself throwing on a blazer and a nice pair of loafers more often. Daddy always likes a new pair of Guccis.
  • Al Oerter
    Al Oerter
    American athlete 1936-2007
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    I don't think the discus will ever attract any interest until they let us start throwing them at each other.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    I have always heard, Sancho, that doing good to base fellows is like throwing water into the sea.
  • Doug Horton
    Doug Horton
    American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
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    If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride.
  • Boris Yeltsin
    Boris Yeltsin
    Russian politician 1931-2007
    Boris Yeltsin
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    International terrorism is throwing down a challenge, and not just to Russia.
  • Arthur Baer
    Arthur Baer
    American journalist and humorist 1886-1969
    Arthur Baer
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    It was as helpful as throwing a drowning man both ends of the rope.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
    American businessman and politician 1954-
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    It's better to negotiate behind closed doors than it is to be out throwing rocks at one another in the public square.
  • Hermann Goering
    Hermann Goering
    German Nazi politician and military leader 1893-1946
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    Our movement took a grip on cowardly Marxism and from it extracted the meaning of socialism. It also took from the cowardly middle-class parties their nationalism. Throwing both into the cauldron of our way of life there emerged, as clear as a crystal, the synthesis - German National Socialism.
  • J. G. Ballard
    J. G. Ballard
    British author 1930-
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    Perhaps violence, like pornography, is some kind of an evolutionary standby system, a last-resort device for throwing a wild joker into the game?
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