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โ€œReligion is for people who fea...

โ€œReligion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there.โ€ - David Bowie
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"People cry, not because they ar...

"People cry, not because they are weak. It is because they've been strong for too long." - Johnny Depp
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"Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is huma...

"Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is humanity's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion." - Oscar Wilde
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"I have been at probably every powerful table that you can think of, I have worked at nonpr...

"I have been at probably every powerful table that you can think of, I have worked at nonprofits, I have been at foundations, I have worked in corporations, served on corporate boards, I have been at G-summits, I have sat in at the U.N.: They are not that smart." - Michelle Obama
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โ€œIf you have been brutally broken but still have th...

โ€œIf you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to other living beings, then you're a badass with a heart of an angelโ€ - Keanu Reeves
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"Be great in act, as ...

"Be great in act, as you have been in thought." ( William Shakespeare)
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โ€œPeople who are better than you have been dif...

โ€œPeople who are better than you have been different from you since the day you were born. No matter how hard you work, you canโ€™t change thatโ€
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โ€œIโ€™ve been warned that telling people to panic about the climate crisis is a very dange...

โ€œIโ€™ve been warned that telling people to panic about the climate crisis is a very dangerous thing to do. But donโ€™t worry. Itโ€™s fine. Trust me, Iโ€™ve done this before and I can assure you it doesnโ€™t lead to anything.โ€ โ€” Greta Thunberg in remarks delivered in Davis today
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"This week h...

"This week has been a crazy year" -Tony Hawk
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โ€˜Beauty is all very well at first sight; ...

โ€˜Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?โ€™ - George Bernard Shaw
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"When war rages, I'm taking the front line. Not for the glory, but to protect tho...

"When war rages, I'm taking the front line. Not for the glory, but to protect those who I love so dearly. And also those who care and love me just as much. So that when the final shot has been fired, and its all over, I'll have a shoulder to cry on."
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"I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republi...

"I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them." โ€” Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
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It has always been the habit of privileged groups to deny the oppressed classes every ...

It has always been the habit of privileged groups to deny the oppressed classes every opportunity for the cultivation of innate capacities and then to accuse them of lacking what they have been denied to acquire. -Reinhold Niebuhr in "Moral Man and Immoral Society,"
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He was a Frenchman, a melancholy-looking man. His ...

He was a Frenchman, a melancholy-looking man. His aspect was that of one who has been looking for the leak in a gas pipe with a lighted candle. P.G. Wodehouse
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Iโ€™ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. Iโ€™ve lost almost 300 games. 26...

Iโ€™ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. Iโ€™ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times Iโ€™ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. Iโ€™ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. โ€“Michael Jordan
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โ€œThrough every generation of the human race there has been a constant war, a war with fear. T...

โ€œThrough every generation of the human race there has been a constant war, a war with fear. Those who have the courage to conquer it are made free, and those who are conquered by it are made to suffer until they have the courage to defeat it, or death takes them.โ€ Alexander the Great.
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"Only when the tide goes ou...

"Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked." - Warren Buffett
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โ€œI am glad we have been bombed. Now we can look the E...

โ€œI am glad we have been bombed. Now we can look the East End in the face.โ€ โ€” Queen Elizabeth (wife of King George VI), after Buckingham Palace was bombed during WWII
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โ€œChildren have never been very good at l...

โ€œChildren have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.โ€ - James Baldwin
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โ€œI do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy ...

โ€œI do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.โ€ - Isaac Newton
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What's worse than feeling that you aren't good enough, that you've never been good enough...

What's worse than feeling that you aren't good enough, that you've never been good enough, is when the person closest to you says that they don't believe in you, that they don't have faith in you. Nothing could be worse than that for an adult, let alone a child. - Anonymous
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"Poets have been mysteri...

"Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese." G. K. Chesterton
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"I've never been good ...

"I've never been good at making friends. My friends have always made me."
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Of puns it has been said that those wh...

Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them. ...Edgar Allan Poe
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No one in history has eve...

No one in history has ever been insulted into agreement. -Professor Arthur Brooks
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"Si tacuisses, philosophus mannisse...

"Si tacuisses, philosophus mannisses [If you had been silent, you would have remained a philosopher]" โ€”Boethius
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"Have you ever been ma...

"Have you ever been mad enough to roundhouse a piano?"-Cecil Trachenburg
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"Work while you have the light. You ar...

"Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you. " -Henri-Frederic Amiel
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โ€œBut paradise is locked and bolted. We must mak...

โ€œBut paradise is locked and bolted. We must make a journey around the world to see if a back door has perhaps been left open.โ€ -Heinrich von Kleist
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โ€œI do not fear death. I had been dead for billions a...

โ€œI do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.โ€ -Mark Twain
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"In the beginning, the Universe was created. ...

"In the beginning, the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move" - Douglas Adams
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โ€œIt is easier to fool some...

โ€œIt is easier to fool someone than to convince them they've been fooled.โ€ - Mark Twain
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"If we have been pleased with life, we shoul...

"If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death, since it comes from the hand of the same master." โ€”Michelangelo
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Sometimes, you have to step outside of the person you'...

Sometimes, you have to step outside of the person you've been and remember the person you were meant to be. The person you want to be. The person you are. ...H. G. Wells
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"There's a reason there's neve...

"There's a reason there's never been a song called 'Fuck The Fire Department'." - My boss just now
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"I get to where am going by...

"I get to where am going by walking far away from where I have been " - Winnie The Pooh
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โ€œNever be afraid to fall apart, because it...

โ€œNever be afraid to fall apart, because it is an opportunity to rebuild yourself the way you wish you had been all along.โ€ - Rae Smith
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โ€œI have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of ...

โ€œI have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better. It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past.โ€ -Clara Barton
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I kept it all bottled up. Then, what should have been tiny drop...

I kept it all bottled up. Then, what should have been tiny drops of rain, poured out like a river. They were inside too long. I kept them hidden, so no one would know. And I nearly drowned myself.
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"Never has a profession been so ...

"Never has a profession been so decried by someone who need it so desperately"-House MD - James Wilson
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"This is the deeper meaning behind the old adage that โ€˜real...

"This is the deeper meaning behind the old adage that โ€˜realโ€™ socialism has never been tried: socialism gets retroactively redefined as โ€˜unrealโ€™ whenever it fails." -- Kristian Niemietz
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"In a world without gold, we might h...

"In a world without gold, we might have been heroes!" - Edward "Blackbeard" Thatch, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
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"Poets have been mysterio...

"Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese." โ€” G. K. Chesterton
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"The soul has been given it'...

"The soul has been given it's own ears to hear things the mind does not understand." --Rumi
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"Your crown has been bought ...

"Your crown has been bought and paid for. Put it on your head and wear it." --Maya Angelou
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Weโ€™ve all been cryin...

Weโ€™ve all been crying since birth, itโ€™s time to look for happiness.
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"Y'all look at me and say boy you've be...

"Y'all look at me and say boy you've been blessed But y'all don't see the inside of my unhappiness.." r/b singer circa 2000
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"I take risks; sometimes patients die. But not taking risk...

"I take risks; sometimes patients die. But not taking risks causes more patients to die, so I guess my biggest problem is I've been cursed with the ability to do the math."- House MD
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"I've always been the type of per...

"I've always been the type of person who considers the glass half full... until my phone reaches 50%" ~Me
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โ€œThe human race tends to remember the abuses to which it...

โ€œThe human race tends to remember the abuses to which it has been subjected rather than the endearments. What's left of kisses? Wounds, however, leave scars.โ€ - Bertolt Brecht
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"Although slavery may have been abolished, th...

"Although slavery may have been abolished, the crippling poison of racism still persists, and the struggle still continues." - Harry Belafonte
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When the impossible has been eliminat...

When the impossible has been eliminated, all that remains no matter how improbable is possible. ...Arthur Conan Doyle
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Never have lives less ...

Never have lives less lived been more chronicled - Dennis Miller, Comedian
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"People have always been bett...

"People have always been better at inventing things than using them wisely" Yuval Noah Harari
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"Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the ea...

"Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned a skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return." Leonardo da Vinci
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"I always wanted to be som...

"I always wanted to be somebody, but I should have been more specific." โ€” Jane Wagner
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"Education is what surviv...

"Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten"-skinner
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"Illegal aliens have always be...

"Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian." โ€” Robert Orben
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"I really don't think life is about the i- could- have- beens. Lif...

"I really don't think life is about the i- could- have- beens. Life is only about the i- tried- to - do. I don't mind the failure but i can't imagine that i'd forgive myself if i didn't try." ( Anonymous)
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โ€œYou never know where you...

โ€œYou never know where youโ€™re going till you know where youโ€™ve been.โ€ ~ Will Smith
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"Look, I've never had a dream in my life Because a dream is what you want t...

"Look, I've never had a dream in my life Because a dream is what you want to do, but still haven't pursued I knew what I wanted and did it till it was done So I've been the dream that I wanted to be since day one!" Lucy-Aesop Rock.
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I have been offered a lot for ...

I have been offered a lot for my work, but never everything - Chris Adams, The Magnificent Seven
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"I've been trying for some time t...

"I've been trying for some time to develop a lifestyle that doesn't require my presence." โ€” Garry Trudeau
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โ€œI realized that I had been hurt by broken people, not Jesus. Jes...

โ€œI realized that I had been hurt by broken people, not Jesus. Jesus is what He told me He wasโ€”He was the healer of broken people.โ€ โ€“ Austin French (Christian recording artist via Jesus Calling podcast)
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"I wish you to know that y...

"I wish you to know that you have been the last dream of my soul." - Charles Dickens
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โ€œMy life has been full of terri...

โ€œMy life has been full of terrible misfortunes; most of which, never happened.โ€ - Michel de Montaigne
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โ€œIf you feel like youโ€™ve b...

โ€œIf you feel like youโ€™ve been batting zero, just know that youโ€™re someoneโ€™s home run.โ€
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"It has been said 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wound r...

"It has been said 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wound remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone" -Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
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"The best advice comes...

"The best advice comes from the one's who have been the most hated" - Me
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"Children have never been very good at l...

"Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them." - James Baldwin
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"What have you been up ...

"What have you been up to? You have a shifty look in your eye today" - Stalin
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"One of the lessons I learned early on: never say never. Never, never, never. Never say never. And...

"One of the lessons I learned early on: never say never. Never, never, never. Never say never. And secondly, never answer the question that is asked of you. Answer the question that you wish had been asked of you. And quite frankly, I follow that rule. It's a very good rule." Robert Strange McNamara
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Everything comes in circles. ๐ŸŽก The old wheel t...

Everything comes in circles. ๐ŸŽก The old wheel turns, and the same spoke comes up. It's all been done before, and will be again. ...Arthur Conan Doyle
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"Be great in act, as ...

"Be great in act, as you have been in thought. " -William Shakespeare
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"Perhaps, after all, America never has ...

"Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected." โ€” Oscar Wilde
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"There are many winds full of anger, and lust and gre...

"There are many winds full of anger, and lust and greed. They move the rubbish around, but the solid mountain of our true nature stays where it's always been." --Rumi
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โ€œNo one can hurry me down to Hades before my time, but if a...

โ€œNo one can hurry me down to Hades before my time, but if a man's hour is come, be he brave or be he coward, there is no escape for him when he has once been born.โ€ - Homer, The Iliad
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"When a thing has been said a...

"When a thing has been said and well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it." โ€” Anatole France
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Weโ€™ve all been raised on television to believe that one day weโ€™d all b...

Weโ€™ve all been raised on television to believe that one day weโ€™d all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars. But we wonโ€™t. And weโ€™re slowly learning that fact. And weโ€™re very, very pissed off. โ€” Tyler Durden
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"The soberest conclusion that we could make about what has actually been tak...

"The soberest conclusion that we could make about what has actually been taking place on the planet for about three billion years is that it is being turned into a vast pit of fertilizer." (from "The Denial of Death" by Ernest Becker)
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Beauty is all very well at first sight; ...

Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days? โ€“ George Bernard Shaw
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"Government is actually the worst failure of civilized man. There h...

"Government is actually the worst failure of civilized man. There has never been a really good one, and even those that are most tolerable are arbitrary, cruel, grasping, and unintelligent." -- H. L. Mencken
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Maybe we havenโ€™t been invaded by aliens living mill...

Maybe we havenโ€™t been invaded by aliens living millions of light-years away simply because when they look through their telescopes, all they see is dinosaurs..
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โ€œEvery time you meet someone new, something very special has happened....

โ€œEvery time you meet someone new, something very special has happened. Both of you have been on different trajectories for your whole life, buy circumstances brought you to the exact same place in time and space.โ€ -me
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โ€œYou have never been loved before; t...

โ€œYou have never been loved before; that was why you could truly feel satisfied with what you have.โ€ -Administrator
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