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How quick come the reasons for approving what we like! Jane Austen, writer
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Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope. Aristotle, philosopher
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Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger. J. R. R. Tolkien, novelist
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Just be patient. Let the game come to you. Don't rush. Be quick, but don't hurry. Earl Monroe, athlete
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Quick decisions are unsafe decisions. Sophocles, poet
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Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation. Walt Disney, cartoonist
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Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit. Aristotle, philosopher
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Love makes a subtle man out of a crude one, it gives eloquence to the mute, it gives courage the cowardly and makes the idle quick and sharp. Juan Ruiz, poet
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You get quick money, it's beautiful, there's sunshine, but at the end of the day, you find out it's all a masquerade, baby. It's not what it seems. Wyclef Jean, musician
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Every collaboration helps you grow. With Bowie, it's different every time. I know how to create settings, unusual aural environments. That inspires him. He's very quick. Brian Eno, musician
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Quick guys get tired; big guys don't shrink. Marv Harshman, coach
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It has now become the doctrine of a large clan of politicians that political honesty is unnecessary, slow, subversive of a man's interests, and incompatible with quick onward movement. Anthony Trollope, author
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I've finally learnt how to say, "No comment". To appear in the tabloids is a real learning curve and a steep one at that. You had better learn quick or you get burnt. Ben Affleck, actor
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Quick. Name ten dead redheads. Doug Coupland, author
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There are many movies that have done it very badly. The studios have gone for quick profits and audiences are feeling angry. People aren't taking the time and spending the money to do it right. I am. Michael Bay, director
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I love my country, but I believe that we are too quick to censor nudity. Eva Mendes, actress
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Language is always evolving. It's difficult to read Shakespeare now because language has shifted. Similarly, kids these days can get to the point really quick in about 140 characters or less because of these new tools. Erik Qualman, author
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I've been married before, but I've never had my dream wedding in Vegas. I wanted to do it there because it's casual, quick, not religious and, most of all, very romantic. Sinead O'Connor, musician
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They say baseball is a slow game. It sure doesn't seem that way when you're in the dugout. You think you have it figured out, but things come up quick. Mike Quade, coach
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And people are always saying he deceptively quick, deceptively athletic, and I don't know if that's just because I'm Asian or what it is, but obviously there's going to be stereotypes that you have to fight. Jeremy Lin, athlete
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I'd think of a topic and just rant on it and transfer it to the computer, upload it. It's such a quick thing. You post it on your website and after an hour, 10 people write comments. Andy Milonakis, comedian
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I have always considered reunions to be a way to make a quick buck, and it sells short my own experience of it the first time around. Eric Avery, musician
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When I was in high school, I ran hurdles, but I was really short, so I'd barely clear them. I was pretty quick, but I had little legs, so I had to take 50 steps in between each hurdle. Chris Kirkpatrick, musician
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It's easy to be quick on the draw when no one has got real bullets. Timothy Olyphant, actor
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Things are moving pretty quick, and of course, the whole focus is training and getting ready and being able to prepare to be on the world's stage and hopefully do the United States proud. Ryan Lochte, athlete
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I thought I could, and thought I would, swim a lot quicker - much quicker. Ian Thorpe, swimmer
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When I grew up I always wanted to act. Also, I wanted to be either a lawyer or a doctor. However, when I got to college and realized what those occupations entailed, I changed my mind real quick. Tia Mowry, actress
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I'm in a position now where I can play certain roles and when I get older, I won't be able to. So, I don't have a strategy of trying to grow up too quick, I just want to kind of look at everything. Tom Welling, actor
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I could jump, I was quick, I could catch and all those types of things, but when it came to just flat out speed, that's something I had to work really hard at. Troy Brown, athlete
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What I remember about that experience is that if you went to go see ' Born On The Fourth Of July' and you happened to take a bathroom break real quick or grab some popcorn, you probably missed me. It was short, but it was memorable. Vivica Fox, actress
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He hits it long. His shoulders are impressively quick through the ball. That's where he's getting his power from. He's young and has great elasticity. Nick Faldo, athlete
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I worship the quicksand he walks in. Art Buchwald, journalist
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Fashion is so close in revealing a person's inner feelings and everybody seems to hate to lay claim to vanity so people tend to push it away. It's really too close to the quick of the soul. Stella Blum,
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The only way for writers to meet is to share a quick peek over a common lamp-post. Cyril Connolly, intellectual
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My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires. Beverly Sills, musician
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Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe. If you believe, clap your hands! James M. Barrie, playwright
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The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her. Marcelene Cox,
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There are two kinds of pedestrians... the quick and the dead. Thomas R. Dewar,
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Think about the photo before and after, never during. The secret is to take your time. You mustn't go too fast. The subject must forget about you. Then, however, you must be very quick. Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer
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Democrats were quick to point out that President Bush's budget creates a 1 trillion dollar deficit. The White House quickly responded with 'Hey, look over there, it's Saddam Hussein.' Craig Kilborn, entertainer
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It's going to be the year of the sharp elbow and the quick tongue. George W. Bush, president
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Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings. Jane Austen, writer
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I do not come bearing a party label on my sleeve - or a quick fix in my back pocket. I do not come with a rigid ideology in my heart - or a soul that tells me to go it alone. I do not come to uproot tradition - or to be imprisoned by it. Ted Kulongoski, politician
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We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace. George W. Bush, president
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Like almost everyone who uses e-mail, I receive a ton of spam every day. Much of it offers to help me get out of debt or get rich quick. It would be funny if it weren't so exciting. Bill Gates, businessman
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All of a sudden I had a baby, because it went really quick. It was like, 'Oh! I have a baby!' So, it's great. I'm just having a great time with my children. They're here in New York with me. Catherine Zeta-Jones, actress
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Who quick be to borrow and slow be to pay, their credit is naught, go they ever so gay. Thomas Tusser, poet
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People in France are very intrusive when they recognize you. In New York, they are very polite, with quick words, so it's great. Audrey Tautou, actress
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I refuse to go into a fast-food outlet - to use the toilet even - in case anyone got the wrong idea and thought I was sneaking in a quick burger. Jonny Wilkinson, athlete
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When you're not blond and thin, you come up with a personality real quick. Kathy Najimy, actress
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I call tennis the McDonald's of sport - you go in, they make a quick buck out of you, and you're out. Pat Cash, athlete
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The Cross is the approbation of our existence, not in words, but in an act so completely radical that it caused God to become flesh and pierced this flesh to the quick; that, to God, it was worth the death of his incarnate Son. Joseph Ratzinger, clergyman
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The great songs just come out. If it comes quick, just leave it that way. Marty Robbins, musician
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My grandmothers are full of memories, smelling of soap and onions and wet clay, with veins rolling roughly over quick hands, they have many clean words to say, my grandmothers were strong. Margaret Walker, poet
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Many are attracted to social service - the rewards are immediate, the gratification quick. But if we have social justice, we won't need social service. Julian Bond, activist
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A good discourse is that from which nothing can be retrenched without cutting into the quick. Saint Francis de Sales, clergyman
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It's no good being nice and young and naive. There's no good in that at all. You've got to do it all yourself, and you've gotta learn quick. And you can't look for sympathy either. Johnny Rotten, musician
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Hurry boys, hurry, we have to make a quick change or the hour will be up. Malcolm Campbell, celebrity
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I was able to interpret the difference between the sharp, quick sound and the slow, deep sound of percussion and manipulate it, get a third sound out of things, if the beats were rapid enough. Sunny Murray, musician
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If 10 years from now, when you are doing something quick and dirty, you suddenly visualize that I am looking over your shoulders and say to yourself: 'Dijkstra would not have liked this', well that would be enough immortality for me. Edsger Dijkstra, scientist
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Man is too quick at forming conclusions. Edward E. Barnard, scientist
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As a society we're always so quick and able to spend money on lawyers for someone for incarceration, but we don't make the corresponding commitment to the preventative components of it. Matt Gonzalez, politician
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A few months after graduation I was working in films. It took off pretty quick. Moira Kelly, actress
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Television is so dictated by time constraints that you have to make quick decisions and go with them. Ted Shackelford, actor
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We didn't readjust our thinking or rebuild quick enough. Wellington Mara, businessman
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I've always been that way. I'm not very good at reading music but I'm pretty quick at picking things up. Roy Wood, musician
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I have no skanky guys in my band nor on my bus. If they are they get the boot real quick. Lita Ford, musician
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I don't write a quick draft and then revise; instead, I work slowly page by page, revising and polishing. Dean Koontz, author
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It takes between three and six hours to make each snowball, depending on snow quality. Wet snow is quick to work with but also quick to thaw, which can lead to a tense journey to the cold store. Andy Goldsworthy, artist
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The guys have a lot of good cars built up. We're going to do some more testing before we go back to Las Vegas and try to win at Vegas again. We need to get off to a quick start. Sterling Marlin, athlete
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I approach my character with the question: What would an animal think? How would an animal respond? A lot of times, it's quick action and no fear, and sometimes it's irrational fear. You don't always know. Victoria Pratt, actress
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Steroids can seem necessary to compete at the highest levels, and the quick rewards can outweigh the long term consequences to the user's health. Howard Berman, politician
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A quick example of that is a woman who said she'd been healed of throat cancer where the faith healer admitted he touched her on the forehead. James Randi, entertainer
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It was considered the most dangerous route in the Hills, but as my reputation as a rider and quick shot was well known, I was molested very little, for the toll gatherers looked on me as being a good fellow, and they knew that I never missed my mark. Calamity Jane, soldier
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Punt returns will kill you quicker than a minnow can swim a dipper. Darrell Royal, coach
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That was the crossover line for us, to be able to play that many shows, sell them out real quick and have that tribe queue up outside and still be a mystery to everybody else. Peter Garrett, musician
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The song Dakota was first written in Paris. I was doing a promo trip. It was snowing and the hotel room was really cold and boring and for some reason I just had a go of the guitar and the song came pretty quick. Kelly Jones, musician
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We have closely monitored the ups and downs of recruiting and retention trends for many years and have been quick to sound the alarm when challenges came into view. John M. McHugh, politician
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He was not a runner, my father, but he was quick. I always remember it was very difficult to escape from him when he was angry. If he wanted to beat us he would always catch us. Even me, he could always catch me. Haile Gebrselassie, athlete
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In the rainy season, sometimes to get to the first lesson we had to run really quick, because we had to cross the river to school and we'd have to go up and down the bank to find a place to cross because there is no bridge. Haile Gebrselassie, athlete
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This illness made it impossible for me to give my best effort to our audience, but now that it's been identified, I'm looking forward to a complete, quick recovery and to get back out there with John as soon as possible. Daryl Hall, musician
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A million years went by quick. Carlton Fisk, athlete
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For my Vienna is as different from what they call Vienna now as the quick is different from the dead. Erich von Stroheim, actor
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A quick glance at the American left reveals a movement in the midst of a nervous breakdown, displaying behavior that goes beyond inconsistency into the realm of bipolar moods and multiple personality disorders. Michael Medved, journalist
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We are too quick to put labels on things. It is my profession. I get up and paint. Everyone wants to put a label on it, but I am a free spirit, so I fight against that. Geoffrey Holder, actor
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Often as a child you see someone with a learning disability or Down's Syndrome and my mum and dad were always very quick to explain exactly what was going on and to be in their own way inclusive and welcoming. Christopher Eccleston, actor
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Caring for your inner child has a powerful and surprisingly quick result: Do it and the child heals. Martha Beck, author
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Because when they strike it can be that quick that if they're within range, you're dead, you're dead in your tracks. And his head weighs more than my body so it's WHACK! Steve Irwin, scientist
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I would always encourage people of any age not to be so quick to follow other people's truths but to search and follow your own moral code and live by your own integrity, and mostly just be brave. Jewel Kilcher, musician
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And Seinfeld is so quick: we crank out one show a week, and the hours are very reasonable. Julia Louis-Dreyfus, actress
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The work requires a moderately large investment in technological and theoretical developments and long periods of time to carry them out, without the pressure to achieve quick or short term results. Aaron Klug, physicist
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Mindful meditation has been discovered to foster the ability to inhibit those very quick emotional impulses. Daniel Goleman, author
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But every company of the future is going to be in the business of exquisite care - which means quick turnaround time and convenience. To deliver exquisite care, you need an organization that coordinates well and listens well. Fernando Flores, politician
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If any man, out of an humour, should turn all his Estate into Money, and keep it dead, he would soon be sensible of Poverty growing upon him, whilst he is eating out of the quick stock. Dudley North, economist
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In the southern half of the country perhaps no crop has larger possibilities for quick increase of production of food for both men and animals than the sweet potato. David F. Houston, politician
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I am a quick study - I can memorize a script in an hour - but I can't remember a name three seconds. I've even forgotten my wife's name on occasion. Don Adams, comedian
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There are no quick fixes to Indigenous poverty and social disaster. Malcolm Fraser, politician
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We had news this morning of another successful atomic bomb being dropped on Nagasaki. These two heavy blows have fallen in quick succession upon the Japanese and there will be quite a little space before we intend to drop another. Henry L. Stimson, statesman
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If I'm going away for longer than a week I take a suitcase and check it in but I'm good at packing light and quick - years of modelling, travelling and living out of a suitcase has trained me well. Lisa Snowdon, model
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The minute I slip into depression I just have a quick look in the mirror. Liam Gallagher, musician
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