David Brin - I went to school for special education. I always assumed when I had the opportunity I would love to try and help kids with disabilities.
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Joseph Butler - I found I wasn't asking good enough questions because I assumed I knew something. I would box them into a corner with a badly formed question, and they didn't know how to get out of it. Now, I let them take me through it step by step, and I listen.
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Robert Clive - If it is widely assumed that the new President cannot move forward simply because of a narrow victory, there can easily develop a sense of unease and uncertainty, adversely affecting every sector of American society, our economy and the perception of other nations.
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John Galsworthy - I find that people are constantly coming up to me now. There's been a definite surge of people recognizing me and I'm not sure if it has to do with the DVDs or not, but I've sort of assumed that it does because the show has been off the air for three years now.
[ Air Assumed Because Been Coming Constantly Definite Does Dvds Find Now Off Recognizing Show Sort Sure Surge Three Up Years]
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June Havoc - I... was not too happy to suddenly take on this public role thrust upon me. They just assumed I was the Joan of Arc of the women's movement. And I wasn't at all. It put a lot of unnecessary pressure on me.
[ Arc Assumed Happy Joan Just Lot Movement Pressure Public Put Role Suddenly Take Thrust Too Unnecessary Upon Women]
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Kelly Lynch - What then is tragedy? In the Elizabethan period it was assumed that a play ending in death was a tragedy, but in recent years we have come to understand that to live on is sometimes far more tragic than death.
[ Assumed Come Death Elizabethan Ending Far Live More Period Play Recent Sometimes Than Then Tragedy Tragic Understand Years]
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Jacob August Riis - The greater the conceptual significance of a literary product, the more it should be assumed that it is based on an idea that determines the whole, and that the deeper consciousness of the time to which it belongs is reflected in it.
[ Assumed Based Belongs Conceptual Consciousness Deeper Determines Greater Idea Literary More Product Reflected Should Significance Time Which Whole]
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Mink Stole - Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and often thinks they have.
[ Assumed Book Classic Definition Everyone Often Read Thinks]
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- The idea of winning a doctor's degree gradually assumed the aspect of a great moral struggle, and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for me.
[ Aspect Assumed Attraction Degree Doctor Fight Gradually Great Idea Immense Moral Possessed Struggle Winning]
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- That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a lasting witness against them and the same will it be against Christians.
[ Against Assumed Benefits Christians Exclusively God Jews Lasting Right Same Them Will Witness]
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- It's politely assumed that democracy is a means of containing and restraining violence. But violence comes not from genes but from ideas.
[ Assumed Comes Containing Democracy Genes Ideas Means Politely Restraining Violence]
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- The material particle nature of primary cosmic radiation has been confirmed, although the processes turned out to be extraordinarily more complicated than we had assumed.
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- It was always assumed that I would go to college.
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- When Philip Glass asked me if I would be interested in doing a new recording of Jesus' Blood he assumed that I would do something similar to the first version and wanted to know what other pieces would be on the same CD.
[ Asked Assumed Blood Cd Doing First Glass Interested Jesus Know New Other Philip Pieces Recording Same Similar Something Version Wanted Would]
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- It was critical to finding a way out. I had assumed young women knew the history of feminism and must have felt gratitude to the movement for the opportunities that the work we have done has afforded them.
[ Afforded Assumed Critical Done Felt Feminism Finding Gratitude Had History Knew Movement Must Opportunities Out Them Way Women Work Young]
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- The implementation measures of both Covenants, but especially those of the Covenant concerning civil and political rights, were considerably weakened to the point where they assumed an optional character.
[ Assumed Both Character Civil Concerning Considerably Covenant Especially Implementation Measures Optional Point Political Rights Those Weakened Were Where]
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- Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours.
[ Ago Assigned Assumed Civilization Higher Intelligence Long Man Our Ours Out Positions Relative Responsible Sensible Than Vote Want Were Woman Women Working]
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- It has generally been assumed that of two opposing systems of philosophy, e.g., realism and idealism, one only can be true and one must be false; and so philosophers have been hopelessly divided on the question, which is the true one.
[ Assumed Been Divided False Generally Hopelessly Idealism Must Only Opposing Philosophers Philosophy Question Realism Systems True Two Which]
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- The United Nations was not set up to be a reformatory. It was assumed that you would be good before you got in and not that being in would make you good.
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- I expect the audience to come up to my level. I am not interested in compromising my music to make it palatable to an assumed sub-standard mass.
[ Am Assumed Audience Come Compromising Expect Interested Level Make Mass Music Palatable Up]
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- We seem to be a long way off from the kind of Fascism which we behold in Italy today, but we are not so far from the kind of Fascism which Mussolini preached in Italy before he assumed power, and we are slowly approaching the conditions which made Fascism there possible.
[ Approaching Assumed Before Behold Conditions Far Fascism Italy Kind Long Made Mussolini Off Possible Power Preached Seem Slowly Today Way Which]
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- Russia under President Putin is less democratic and less free today than when he assumed office. If Russia cannot fulfill its obligation to the G-8 and maintain a high standard of democratic governance then its membership should be suspended.
[ Assumed Cannot Democratic Free Fulfill Governance High Less Maintain Membership Obligation Office President Putin Russia Should Standard Suspended Than Then Today Under]
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- Before this learning experience, I had assumed that with regard to programs that sought to help people out of poverty, the political world was essentially divided into two camps: conservatives who opposed these for a variety of reasons, and liberals who supported them.
[ Assumed Before Camps Conservatives Divided Essentially Experience Had Help Into Learning Liberals Opposed Out Political Poverty Programs Reasons Regard Sought Supported Them These Two Variety World]
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- Power is not something that can be assumed or discarded at will like underwear.
[ Assumed Discarded Power Something Underwear Will]
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- In Japanese art, space assumed a dominant role and its position was strengthened by Zen concepts.
[ Art Assumed Concepts Dominant Japanese Position Role Space Strengthened Zen]
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- All respect for the office of the presidency aside, I assumed that the obvious and unadulterated decline of freedom and constitutional sovereignty, not to mention the efforts to curb the power of judicial review, spoke for itself.
[ Aside Assumed Constitutional Curb Decline Efforts Freedom Itself Judicial Mention Obvious Office Power Presidency Respect Review Sovereignty Spoke]
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- I had assumed that I would age with all my friends growing old around me, dying off very gradually one by one. And here was a plague that cut them off so early.
[ Age Around Assumed Cut Dying Early Friends Gradually Growing Had Here Off Old Plague Them Very Would]
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- I have six sisters, so I assumed I'd have a girl. Learning I was having a boy was really weird.
[ Assumed Boy Girl Having Learning Really Sisters Six Weird]
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- In due course, following an additional debriefing, the FBI confirmed to me and to my former counsel, Tom Carter, that I was not a suspect in this case. I assumed that my involvement in the investigation was over.
[ Additional Assumed Carter Case Confirmed Counsel Course Due Fbi Following Former Investigation Involvement Over Suspect Tom]
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- The accent got lost somewhere along the way. I'm a little embarrassed about it. When I arrived in LA I assumed I'd be able to put on the American accent. It proved difficult so I had six months working with a dialect coach and it's become a habit.
[ Able Accent Along American Arrived Assumed Become Coach Dialect Difficult Embarrassed Got Habit Had La Little Lost Months Proved Put Six Somewhere Way Working]
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- The other aspect of American identity worth focusing on is the concept of America as a nation of immigrants. That certainly is a partial truth. But it is often assumed to be the total truth.
[ America American Aspect Assumed Certainly Concept Focusing Identity Immigrants Nation Often Other Partial Total Truth Worth]
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- It was very clear that this was a very, very old site. There were remains of sod walls. Fishermen assumed it was an old Indian site. Bu Indians didn't use that kind of buildings and houses.
[ Assumed Buildings Clear Fishermen Houses Indian Indians Kind Old Remains Site Sod Use Very Walls Were]
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- We need to get our sons and daughters home and their responsibility for the security of Iraq needs to be assumed by Iraqis who will stand up and toe the line for their countries.
[ Assumed Countries Daughters Get Home Iraq Iraqis Line Need Needs Our Responsibility Security Sons Stand Their Toe Up Will]
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- It is widely assumed, contrary to fact, that theism necessarily involves the two assumptions which cannot be squared with the existence of so much suffering, and that therefore, per impossibile, they simply have to be squared with the existence of all this suffering, somehow.
[ Assumed Assumptions Cannot Contrary Existence Fact Involves Much Necessarily Per Simply Somehow Squared Suffering Theism Therefore Two Which Widely]
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- If I talk to a girl, it's assumed that I'm having a scene with her. If I don't, then it's assumed that I'm gay.
[ Assumed Gay Girl Having Her Scene Talk Then]
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- It is very hard to be a female leader. While it is assumed that any man, no matter how tough, has a soft side... and female leader is assumed to be one-dimensional.
[ Any Assumed Female Hard How Leader Man Matter One-Dimensional Side Soft Tough Very While]
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- Our neighbor Canada has 2,200 troops serving in Afghanistan. Canada has also assumed responsibility for the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Kandahar, which was originally established by our own military.
[ Afghanistan Also Assumed Canada Established Military Neighbor Originally Our Own Provincial Reconstruction Responsibility Serving Team Troops Which]
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- It was wrongly assumed that I wished to become some sort of leader among gay activists, whereas in reality I was happier to be a foot soldier.
[ Activists Among Assumed Become Foot Gay Happier Leader Reality Soldier Some Sort Whereas Wished Wrongly]
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- I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women who were very tough and and who always assumed they had to work and rear children and manage homes.
[ Always Assumed Because Black Children Feminist Had Homes Manage Merged Rear Surrounded Those Tough Two Very Were Women Words Work]
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- I lost some of my friends because I got so famous, people who just assumed that I would be different now. I felt like everyone hated me. That is the most unhappy time of my life.
[ Assumed Because Different Everyone Famous Felt Friends Got Hated Just Life Lost Most Now Some Time Unhappy Would]
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- Week by week my orders grew, and the flat of the old mill soon assumed a very busy aspect.
[ Aspect Assumed Busy Flat Grew Mill Old Orders Soon Very Week]
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- It may be assumed as an axiom that Providence has never gifted any political party with all of political wisdom or blinded it with all of political folly.
[ Any Assumed Axiom Blinded Folly Gifted May Never Party Political Providence Wisdom]
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- We should not have assumed that a political space station could be built.
[ Assumed Built Could Political Should Space Station]
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- It cannot be assumed that equity was following common law whenever they agreed, any more than the converse.
[ Agreed Any Assumed Cannot Common Converse Equity Following Law More Than Whenever]
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- Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. It is the time of the sincerely insincere.
[ Assumed Disguises Insincere Period Personalities Sincerely Time Well Youth]
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- I was out dancing with one actress or another. And that got press. Even when it didn't, the whole town knew I was a dancing fool, and since I couldn't very well dance with a man, they saw me dancing with a lady, and they assumed the rest.
[ Actress Another Assumed Dance Dancing Even Fool Got Knew Lady Man Out Press Rest Saw Since Town Very Well Whole]
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- The theoretical postulate of all diplomatic discussion between nations is the assumed willingness of every nation to do justice.
[ Assumed Between Diplomatic Discussion Every Justice Nation Nations Postulate Theoretical Willingness]
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- One of the problems with a candidate like Bob Kennedy, and his brother before him, was that people assumed they didn't need contributions.
[ Assumed Before Bob Brother Candidate Contributions Him His Kennedy Need Problems]
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- For the duration of its collective life, or the time during which its identity may be assumed, each class resembles a hotel or an omnibus, always full, but always of different people.
[ Always Assumed Class Collective Different Duration During Each Full Hotel Identity Life May Resembles Time Which]
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- More recently, as faith gave way to materialism, anti-Semitism assumed a secular mode, harnessing itself to the dominant ideologies of both the Left and the Right.
[ Anti-Semitism Assumed Both Dominant Faith Gave Harnessing Ideologies Itself Left Materialism Mode More Recently Right Secular Way]
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- Here in Davos, it is generally assumed that there is now only one god - the market.
[ Assumed Generally God Here Market Now Only]
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- I had assumed that Bush's seemingly inflexible policy to support Sharon was for political reasons of his getting elected. But as to whether he really believes his actions are going to hasten the day of the final conflict, I do not know.
[ Actions Assumed Believes Bush Conflict Day Elected Final Getting Going Had Hasten His Inflexible Know Policy Political Really Reasons Seemingly Sharon Support Whether]
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- Believe it or not, very little research has ever been funded to search for natural mechanisms of warming... it has simply been assumed that global warming is manmade. Climate change - it happens, with or without our help.
[ Assumed Been Believe Change Climate Ever Funded Global Happens Help Little Mechanisms Natural Our Research Search Simply Very Warming Without]
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- When Louis XIV assumed the reins of government France suddenly and wonderfully came to her maturity; it was as if the whole nation had burst into splendid flower.
[ Assumed Burst Came Flower France Government Had Her Into Louis Maturity Nation Reins Splendid Suddenly Whole Wonderfully]
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- M*A*S*H offered real characters and everybody identified with them because they had such soul. The humor was intelligent and it always assumed that you had an intellect.
[ Always Assumed Because Characters Everybody Had Humor Identified Intellect Intelligent Offered Real Soul Such Them]
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- I have been a multitude of shapes, Before I assumed a consistent form.
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- Until the 20th century it was generally assumed that a writer had said what he had to say in his works.
[ Assumed Century Generally Had His Said Say Until Works Writer]
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- When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.
[ Aside Assumed Citizen Did Lay Soldier]
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- The revision of the books of Judges, Samuel, and Kings, undertaken towards the end of the Babylonian exile, a revision much more thorough than is commonly assumed, condemns as heretical the whole age of the Kings.
[ Age Assumed Books Commonly Condemns End Exile Heretical Judges Kings More Much Revision Samuel Than Thorough Towards Undertaken Whole]
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- The famous saying 'God is love', it is generally assumed, means that God is like our immediate emotional indulgence, not that the meaning of love ought to have something of the 'otherness' and terror of God.
[ Assumed Emotional Famous Generally God Immediate Indulgence Love Meaning Means Ought Our Saying Something Terror]
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