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  • Robert Benchley
    Robert Benchley
    American humorist, criticus 1889-1945
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    A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
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    The government is supposed to conform to our will. By taking the most important thing you have, your health and your health care, and turning that over to the government, you fundamentally shift the power, a huge chunk of it, from the people to the government. This is not the direction that we want the government to go in this nation.
  • Billy Porter
    Billy Porter
    American actor and singer 1969-
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    There's this misconception that I've been turning down roles. It's just not true. The reality is, there was nothing for me to do, nobody was calling, the phone wasn't ringing.
  • Carolyn See
    Carolyn See
    American writer 1934-2016
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    'The Talk-Funny Girl' opens with a glum picture of a desperately poor rural New England family. Poverty has so brutalized the family that the ordinary laws and rules governing humanity have eroded, turning systems of behavior upside down.
  • Logan Pearsall Smith
    Logan Pearsall Smith
    English writer 1865-1946
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    A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
  • Philip Larkin
    Philip Larkin
    English poet, novelist and librarian 1922-1985
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    Above all, though, children are linked to adults by the simple fact that they are in process of turning into them. For this they may be forgiven much. Children are bound to be inferior to adults, or there is no incentive to grow up.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.
  • Bipasha Basu
    Bipasha Basu
    Indian film actress and model 1979-
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    An unforgettable experience happened on December 15, 1996 when I won the Supermodel contest while still in school. I was just seventeen years old then. Winning that competition was the turning point of my life. That's how I got into modeling and later started acting.
  • Billy Parish
    Billy Parish
    American environmental entrepreneur, author, and activist 1981-
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    Any waste stream in our society can be turned into a revenue stream. It's turning the lemons in our society into lemonade.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
    American entrepreneur 1971-
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    Ask any successful person to look back over the events of his or her life, and chances are there'll be a turning point of one kind or another. It doesn't matter if that success has come on a ball field or in a boardroom, in a research laboratory or on a campaign trail - it can usually be traced to some pivotal moment.
  • Billy Evans
    Billy Evans
    American umpire in Major League Baseball 1884-
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    Ball teams do not always run true to form in a short series. In a season's campaign, class will tell; the best team will invariably win, unless disaster overtakes it. In a short series, some freak situation, same unusual play, may prove to be the turning point.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    Castro was always using his athletes as a way of symbolically defeating the United States in the ring, and after these Cubans defeated Americans in the ring, they were turning down exorbitant sums to leave the island.
  • Bernice Fitz-Gibbon
    Bernice Fitz-Gibbon
    American advertising executive
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    Creativeness often consists of merely turning up what is already there. Did you know that right and left shoes were thought up only a little more than a century ago?
  • Bernice Fitz-Gibbon
    Bernice Fitz-Gibbon
    American advertising executive
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    Creativity often consists of merely turning up what is already there. Did you know that right and left shoes were thought up only a little more than a century ago?
  • Marshall Pugh
    Marshall Pugh
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    Dancing with abandon, turning a tango into a fertility rite.
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