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The struggle is always worthwhile, if the end be worthwhile and the means honorable; foreknowledge of defeat is not sufficient reason to withdraw from the contest. Steven Brust

Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty. Samuel Adams

The interviews have been a little tough due to the fact that we're interviewing dogs. We see a lot of contestants licking themselves, but we're used to that from covering the Grammys. Melissa Rivers

I love to deal with doctrines and events. The contests of men about men I greatly dislike. James A. Garfield


Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the very breath of science is a contest with mistake, and must keep the conscience alive. George Eliot
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The voice of the Republican party is up for grabs. It's a contest right now. Gary Johnson

I remember I was so crabby in my third trimester - I got gestational diabetes because I'd been acting like I was in a one-woman pie-eating contest. Caroline Rhea

I actually really suck at naming books, so lots of years ago, readers were sending in their ideas for titles, and what we realized is that they were smarter than us. So we thought, Hey, go for it. So now we have a contest every year. Janet Evanovich
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And often it would be a woman who was in her 70s or 80s who would win the beauty contest, because bound feet never age. Lisa See
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Ninety-five percent of the time when I run a contest I've purchased the giveaway prizes with advertising money. Ree Drummond

The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power. Daniel Webster
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Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage. Ambrose Bierce

This is not a contest between persons. The humblest citizen in all the land, when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error. I come to you in defense of a cause as holy as the cause of liberty - the cause of humanity. William Jennings Bryan
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Children must be considered in a divorce considered valuable pawns in the nasty legal and financial contest that is about to ensue. P. J. O'Rourke

You're about as useful as a one-legged man at an arse kicking contest. Rowan Atkinson
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