Francois Jacob - Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences and ask themselves with how many people and on how many occasions they have genuinely and profoundly shared some experience with another.
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Jack Kevorkian - It is here, my daughters, that love is to be found - not hidden away in corners but in the midst of occasions of sin. And believe me, although we may more often fail and commit small lapses, our gain will be incomparably the greater.
[ Although Away Believe Commit Corners Daughters Fail Found Gain Greater Here Hidden Incomparably Lapses Love May Midst More Occasions Often Our Sin Small Will]
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Jordan Knight - On two occasions I have been asked, 'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.
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John Lubbock - We have had such a letter movement on two occasions in Denmark when more than a quarter of the adult Danish population participated. Such an achievement, however, demands a really great effort and also a great deal of money.
[ Achievement Adult Also Danish Deal Demands Denmark Effort Great Had However Letter Money More Movement Occasions Participated Population Quarter Really Such Than Two]
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Norma McCorvey - No, only disappointment in myself on those occasions I didn't manage to rise to the occasion as I felt I should've done. I can always see how to do it, and then the challenge is, Can I manage that each and every day?
[ Always Challenge Day Disappointment Done Each Every Felt How Manage Myself Occasion Occasions Only Rise See Should Then Those]
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Robert Rauschenberg - They took their meals together; and it was remarked on such occasions, when the friendship of animals is put to a hard test, that they never quarrelled or disputed the possession of a favourite fruit with each other.
[ Animals Disputed Each Favourite Friendship Fruit Hard Meals Never Occasions Other Possession Put Remarked Such Test Their Together Took]
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Anne Sexton - No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
[ Does How Insane Know Man Occasions Proper Sane]
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James De La Vega - On the contrary, I tried on numerous occasions to convince the American president not to go to war. I did what was within my capabilities to avoid that happening.
[ American Avoid Capabilities Contrary Convince Did Go Happening Numerous Occasions President Tried War Within]
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- I'm still a shy person. I've learned to put that aside on certain occasions. I have to. It's part of my job.
[ Aside Certain Job Learned Occasions Part Person Put Shy Still]
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- The Mohawks have on all occasions shown their zeal and loyalty to the Great King; yet they have been very badly treated by his people.
[ Badly Been Great His King Loyalty Occasions Shown Their Treated Very Yet Zeal]
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- The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
[ Attainable Charm Elusive Fishing Hope Occasions Perpetual Pursuit Series]
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- Insensibility, of all kinds, and on all occasions, most moves my imperial displeasure.
[ Displeasure Imperial Insensibility Kinds Most Moves Occasions]
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- Men are seldom more commonplace than on supreme occasions.
[ Commonplace Men More Occasions Seldom Supreme Than]
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- I have thought that I have seen ghosts on many occasions.
[ Ghosts Many Occasions Seen Thought]
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- On occasions I have been big-headed. I think most people are when they get in the limelight. I call myself Big Head just to remind myself not to be.
[ Been Big Call Get Head Just Limelight Most Myself Occasions Remind Think]
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- Our job as writers and thinkers in the time is how to bring about the occasions that let people have that first-person experience - or the metaphoric experience that allows them to see human continuity as opposed to total threat, total willingness to do violence.
[ Allows Bring Continuity Experience First-Person First-Person How Human Job Metaphoric Occasions Opposed Our See Them Thinkers Threat Time Total Violence Willingness Writers]
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- I feel if some kid has sat down and felt I'm important enough to write two pages of words to and take up a lot of his valuable time, then he deserves a few words back, or even a phone call as I have done on a few occasions.
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- As President Bush has said on numerous occasions, it is the government's role to create the conditions, the friendly environment, that will attract capital.
[ Attract Bush Capital Conditions Create Environment Friendly Government Numerous Occasions President Role Said Will]
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- When the Christians, upon these occasions, received martyrdom, they were ornamented, and crowned with garlands of flowers; for which they, in heaven, received eternal crowns of glory.
[ Christians Crowned Crowns Eternal Flowers Garlands Glory Heaven Martyrdom Occasions Received These Upon Were Which]
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- But on those occasions when I do strongly disagree with the Democrats and I don't say anything, I think I forfeit my right to have people pay attention to me when I say the things that I don't like about what Republicans are saying.
[ Anything Attention Democrats Disagree Forfeit Occasions Pay Republicans Right Say Saying Strongly Things Think Those]
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- On rare occasions one does hear of a miraculous case of a married couple falling in love after marriage, but on close examination it will be found that it is a mere adjustment to the inevitable.
[ Adjustment After Case Close Couple Does Examination Falling Found Hear Inevitable Love Marriage Married Mere Miraculous Occasions Rare Will]
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- It is as well perhaps that this is not the first time I have been swept off my feet. In the days of my blessed youth there were such occasions; in what young person's life do they not occur?
[ Been Blessed Days Feet First Life Occasions Occur Off Perhaps Person Such Swept Time Well Were Young Youth]
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- I wish we did have responsibility for the hair. I have been screwed up by the hair on many occasions.
[ Been Did Hair Many Occasions Responsibility Screwed Up Wish]
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- Sometimes the producer has more say and the director takes what he is given. On other occasions, you don't see the producer very much and the director is the one who it is all about.
[ Director Given More Much Occasions Other Producer Say See Sometimes Takes Very]
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- I have been to Iraq on a number of occasions. I was with the first group that went in.
[ Been First Group Iraq Number Occasions Went]
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- They trained mostly by time periods, checking their pace for known distance only on special occasions.
[ Checking Distance Known Mostly Occasions Only Pace Periods Special Their Time Trained]
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- I have never been able to grasp the meaning of time. I don't believe it exists. I've felt this again and again, when alone and out in nature. On such occasions, time does not exist. Nor does the future exist.
[ Able Again Alone Been Believe Does Exist Exists Felt Future Grasp Meaning Nature Never Nor Occasions Out Such Time]
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- I thought that by saying no and explaining my reasons my employer would abandon his social suggestions. However, to my regret, in the following few weeks, he continued to ask me out on several occasions.
[ Abandon Ask Continued Employer Explaining Few Following His However Occasions Out Reasons Regret Saying Several Social Suggestions Thought Weeks Would]
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- There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
[ Americans Especially Fishing Occasions Only Prayer Presidents Privacy Respect Those Two]
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- When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things - not the great occasions - that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness.
[ Find Give Glow Great Greatest Happiness Occasions Off Past Recall Retrospect Simplest Things Usually]
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- I have said it on several occasions, several times from this podium, that providing a quality education for our children is high on my priority list. I will not stop now.
[ Children Education High List Now Occasions Our Podium Priority Providing Quality Said Several Stop Times Will]
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- If there are occasions when my grape turned into a raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance, please forgive me. Charge it to my head and not to my heart.
[ Bell Charge Forgive Grape Head Heart Into Joy Lost Occasions Please Raisin Resonance Turned]
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- I think I don't regret a single 'excess' of my responsive youth - I only regret, in my chilled age, certain occasions and possibilities I didn't embrace.
[ Age Certain Chilled Embrace Excess Occasions Only Possibilities Regret Responsive Single Think Youth]
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- The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
[ Alive Always Certain Government Kept Occasions Resistance Spirit Valuable Wish]
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- Sometimes you need to stand with your nose to the window and have a good look at jazz. And I've done that on many occasions.
[ Done Good Jazz Look Many Need Nose Occasions Sometimes Stand Window Your]
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- Ray would be in trouble, he would get drunk, he would try and kill J.R on three different occasions, he would make mistakes with financial affairs, and have various human problems, but he didn't have any mean bones in his body! That was a little bit of what the show was about.
[ Affairs Any Bit Body Bones Different Drunk Financial Get His Human Kill Little Make Mean Mistakes Occasions Problems Ray Show Three Trouble Try Various Would]
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- We sing these songs for the everyday occasions of life, and they are very close to the hearts of our people.
[ Close Everyday Hearts Life Occasions Our Sing Songs These Very]
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- Sen. Edward Kennedy knows very directly. Senator Kennedy and I talked on several occasions prior to the war that my view was that the best evidence that I had seen was that Iraq indeed had weapons of mass destruction.
[ Best Destruction Directly Edward Evidence Had Indeed Iraq Kennedy Knows Mass Occasions Prior Seen Sen Senator Several Talked Very View War Weapons]
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- Occasions do not make a man either strong or weak but they show what he is.
[ Either Make Man Occasions Show Strong Weak]
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- Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand, poetry sinks and swoons under a moderate weight of prose.
[ Bear Certain Deal Great Hand Moderate Occasions Other Poetry Prose Sinks Under Weight]
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- Then, of course, there are those sad occasions when a poet or a writer has not grown, and one has to let them go because they're just not making headway. But we have a very clear personal relationship with the authors.
[ Authors Because Clear Course Go Grown Headway Just Making Occasions Personal Poet Relationship Sad Them Then Those Very Writer]
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- A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
[ Great Made Make Man Meet Occasions Qualities Up]
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- Now that I near 80, I realize with wistful pleasure that on many occasions I was 10, 20, 40, even 50 years ahead of my time.
[ Ahead Even Many Near Now Occasions Pleasure Realize Time Years]
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- Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
[ Common Extraordinary Great Make Men Occasions Opportunities Seize Strong Them Wait Weak]
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- Christ appeared alive on several occasions after the cataclysmic events of that first Easter.
[ After Alive Appeared Cataclysmic Christ Easter Events First Occasions Several]
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- There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes his whole universe for a vast practical joke.
[ Affair Call Certain His Joke Life Man Mixed Occasions Practical Queer Strange Takes Times Universe Vast Whole]
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- The troops were occasionally occupied in pursuing scattered bands going north or south, and on three occasions the large camp of Sitting Bull ventured south of the Canadian border, and important expeditions were sent against them.
[ Against Bands Border Bull Camp Canadian Expeditions Going Important Large North Occasionally Occasions Occupied Pursuing Scattered Sent Sitting South Them Three Troops Ventured Were]
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- All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it, and on some occasions, is inevitable. But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation, and when it continues long.
[ Anger Because Becomes Conceived Continues Contradicts Degree Inadequate Inevitable Long Occasions Provocation Rule Scripture Sinful Slight Some Upon]
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- Before I took the veil, I was ornamented for the ceremony, and was clothed in a rich dress belonging to the Convent, which was used on such occasions; and placed not far from the altar in the chapel, in the view of a number of spectators who had assembled, perhaps about forty.
[ Altar Assembled Before Belonging Ceremony Chapel Clothed Convent Dress Far Forty Had Number Occasions Perhaps Placed Rich Spectators Such Took Used Veil View Which]
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- The Bishop, as I have remarked, was not very dignified on all occasions, and sometimes acted in such a manner as would not have appeared well in public.
[ Acted Appeared Bishop Dignified Manner Occasions Public Remarked Sometimes Such Very Well Would]
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- The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be exerted on different occasions.
[ Administration Consists Degree Different Exerted Knowing Occasions Power Proper Should Sublimity]
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- And I came close to losing a part of my foot on two occasions. I hope I'm consistently lucky and that the next time I develop a blister or step on something sharp, that I don't go as far as I did on those two times.
[ Blister Came Close Consistently Develop Did Far Foot Go Hope Losing Lucky Next Occasions Part Sharp Something Step Those Time Times Two]
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- When I am traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep; it is on such occasions that ideas flow best and most abundantly.
[ Abundantly After Am Best Cannot Carriage During Flow Good Ideas Meal Most Night Occasions Sleep Such Traveling Walking]
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- Can advertising foist an inferior product on the consumer? Bitter experience has taught me that it cannot. On those rare occasions when I have advertised products which consumer tests have found inferior to other products in the same field, the results have been disastrous.
[ Advertised Advertising Been Bitter Cannot Consumer Disastrous Experience Field Foist Found Inferior Occasions Other Product Products Rare Results Same Taught Tests Those Which]
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- Your own barometer is all you have to go by, and often what makes a good director is knowing when not to say something. On occasions you can find yourself on a film set where the person who is wearing the director's hat is only trying to justify his position.
[ Barometer Director Film Find Go Good Hat His Justify Knowing Makes Occasions Often Only Own Person Position Say Set Something Trying Wearing Where Your Yourself]
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- My mother told me on several different occasions that she was livin' her dream vicariously through me. She once said that I was getting' to do all the things that she would have wanted to have done.
[ Different Done Dream Getting Her Livin Mother Occasions Once Said Several She Things Through Told Vicariously Wanted Would]
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- The last occasions when the timetable of our lives would be interrupted for many years to come.
[ Come Interrupted Last Lives Many Occasions Our Timetable Would Years]
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- We have reiterated on many occasions that China wishes to establish and develop long-term, good-neighbourly and friendly relations with all countries in south Asia.
[ Asia China Countries Develop Establish Friendly Long-Term Many Occasions Reiterated Relations South Wishes]
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- I had my life threatened by Bosnian Serbs on numerous occasions.
[ Bosnian Had Life Numerous Occasions Threatened]
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- I've been shot at on numerous occasions.
[ Been Numerous Occasions Shot]
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- Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
[ Advantage Affect Arise Clarity Communication Emotions Every Gift Important Occasions Opportunity Other Practice Sharpness Skills Style Take Will Your]
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- On several occasions President Kennedy encouraged me to take a lover, an obvious sign he also had some himself.
[ Also Encouraged Had Himself Kennedy Lover Obvious Occasions President Several Sign Some Take]
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- In the 1980s, there were occasions when it made sense to say, 'it is too difficult to maximize the likelihood function, and besides if we do, it will blow our model out of the water.'
[ Besides Blow Difficult Function Likelihood Made Maximize Model Occasions Our Out Say Sense Too Water Were Will]
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- Vote counting and ballot collecting does not occur in the light of day. There are too many occasions when observers and opposing parties lose contact with the ballots.
[ Ballot Ballots Collecting Contact Counting Day Does Light Lose Many Observers Occasions Occur Opposing Parties Too Vote]
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- Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.
[ Awareness Certain Change Constitute Departure Disturbances Evil Followed Happy Interim May Men Occasions Peace Realities Return Sadness Should Such Their]
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- On many occasions New Zealand has spoken about the need to ensure that women's concerns are fully integrated into all aspects of the United Nations' activities and structures, not marginalised in one part of the Secretariat.
[ Activities Aspects Concerns Ensure Fully Integrated Into Many Nations Need New Occasions Part Spoken Structures United Women Zealand]
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- History has shown us that, on extraordinarily rare occasions, it becomes necessary for the federal government to intervene on behalf of individuals whose 14th Amendment rights to legal due process and equal protection may be violated by a state.
[ Amendment Becomes Behalf Due Equal Extraordinarily Federal Government History Individuals Intervene Legal May Necessary Occasions Process Protection Rare Rights Shown State Us Violated Whose]
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- It is disturbing to discover in oneself these curious revelations of the validity of the Darwinian theory. If it is true that we have sprung from the ape, there are occasions when my own spring appears not to have been very far.
[ Ape Appears Been Curious Darwinian Discover Disturbing Far Occasions Oneself Own Revelations Spring Sprung Theory These True Validity Very]
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- Basically, I was pretty ostracized in my hometown. Me and a few other guys were the town freaks- and there were many occasions when we were dodging getting beaten up ourselves.
[ Basically Beaten Dodging Few Getting Guys Hometown Many Occasions Other Ourselves Pretty Town Up Were]
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- Judgment is not upon all occasions required, but discretion always is.
[ Always Discretion Judgment Occasions Required Upon]
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- Keyholes are the occasions of more sin and wickedness, than all other holes in this world put together.
[ Holes More Occasions Other Put Sin Than Together Wickedness World]
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- On the justice of the cause of Prince Edouard, adding insurances of greatest sincerity to help it and support it and give him on all occasions of the marks of the same feelings as I have for the King his father.
[ Adding Cause Father Feelings Give Greatest Help Him His Justice King Marks Occasions Prince Same Sincerity Support]
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- Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become.
[ Become Cowards Crisis Eyes Great Grow Heroes Imperceptibly Last Make Men Occasions Shows Silently Simply Sleep Some Strong Them Unveil Wake Weak]
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- The Nobel award occasions a unique celebration of the vision of science by the public at large. The prestige the prize confers today is largely due to the extraordinary diligence of the Nobel committees.
[ Award Celebration Committees Confers Diligence Due Extraordinary Large Largely Nobel Occasions Prestige Prize Public Science Today Unique Vision]
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- Anybody can be very destructive in that position without at all meaning to be, and I know that I have been inadvertently destructive in the past for certain people on certain occasions.
[ Anybody Been Certain Destructive Inadvertently Know Meaning Occasions Past Position Very Without]
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- It doesn't really mean a great deal of difference to a life. You live as you wish to do and if a job is oppressing, you leave it. I've done it on several occasions.
[ Deal Difference Done Great Job Leave Life Live Mean Occasions Oppressing Really Several Wish]
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- I recruited my dad to be my bass player and fired him on several occasions. He stayed on as a bus driver.
[ Bass Bus Dad Driver Fired Him Occasions Player Recruited Several Stayed]
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