Carlos Alvarez - Every time I listen back to solos of mine I'll hear something I like and then another phrase that I can't stand. You have to live with what you play. And the recording medium puts that on us. When I play live gigs I don't think so much like that.
[ Another Back Every Gigs Hear Listen Live Medium Mine Much Phrase Play Puts Recording Solos Something Stand Then Think Time Us]
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Wes Borland - Well I've never used that phrase before, but yes she is bootylicious.
[ Before Never Phrase She Used Well Yes]
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Roger Caras - It may be added, to prevent misunderstanding, that when I speak of contemplated objects in this last phrase as objects of contemplation, the act of contemplation itself is of course an enjoyment.
[ Act Added Contemplated Contemplation Course Enjoyment Itself Last May Misunderstanding Objects Phrase Prevent Speak]
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Stanley Cohen - If there is a God, the phrase that must disgust him is - holy war.
[ Disgust God Him Holy Must Phrase War]
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Victor Cousin - I'm always storing away phrases and ideas and things that I think might turn into songs.
[ Always Away Ideas Into Might Phrases Songs Storing Things Think Turn]
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Benjamin Franklin - Children frequently sing meaningful phrases to themselves over and over again before they learn to make a distinction between singing and saying.
[ Again Before Between Children Distinction Frequently Learn Make Meaningful Over Phrases Saying Sing Singing Themselves]
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Conrad Hilton - The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'
[ Discoveries Eureka Exciting Funny Hear Heralds Most New Phrase Science]
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Marino Marini - A jealous lover of human liberty, deeming it the absolute condition of all that we admire and respect in humanity, I reverse the phrase of Voltaire, and say that, if God really existed, it would be necessary to abolish him.
[ Abolish Absolute Admire Condition Existed God Him Human Humanity Jealous Liberty Lover Necessary Phrase Really Respect Reverse Say Voltaire Would]
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Reba McEntire - The catch phrase for the day is 'Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile.'
[ Act Catch Day Help Kindness Person Phrase Smile]
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George Mikes - There's a lot of people over time who have brought out all these funky records that everybody has started jumping on like a catch phrase... When Planet Rock came out, then you had all of the electro funk records.
[ Brought Came Catch Everybody Funk Funky Had Jumping Lot Out Over Phrase Planet Records Rock Started Then These Time]
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe - But in this Congress, accountability is just a catch phrase, usually directed elsewhere. Demands to personal responsibility or corporate accountability abound, but rarely congressional accountability or fiscal responsibility.
[ Abound Accountability Catch Congress Congressional Corporate Demands Directed Elsewhere Fiscal Just Personal Phrase Rarely Responsibility Usually]
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Pete Rose - You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence.
[ Best Citizen Dangerous Days Fathers Founding Get Go Independence Need Only Our Phrases Reflect Repeating Reputation Struggle These Used Very Ways Which Yourself]
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George Sanders - The most used phrase in my administration if I were to be President would be "What the hell you mean we're out of missiles?"
[ Administration Hell Mean Missiles Most Out Phrase President Used Were Would]
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Stanley Schmidt - All I know is what the words know, and dead things, and that makes a handsome little sum, with a beginning and a middle and an end, as in the well-built phrase and the long sonata of the dead.
[ Beginning Dead End Handsome Know Little Long Makes Middle Phrase Sonata Sum Things Words]
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Dorothy Stratten - Avoiding the phrase "I don't have time...", will soon help you to realize that you do have the time needed for just about anything you choose to accomplish in life.
[ Accomplish Anything Avoiding Choose Help Just Life Needed Phrase Realize Soon Time Will]
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- If this phrase of the 'balance of power' is to be always an argument for war, the pretext for war will never be wanting, and peace can never be secure.
[ Always Argument Balance Never Peace Phrase Power Pretext Secure Wanting War Will]
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- When we say that Philosophy tries to clear up the meanings of concepts we do not mean that it is simply concerned to substitute some long phrase for some familiar word.
[ Clear Concepts Concerned Familiar Long Mean Meanings Philosophy Phrase Say Simply Some Substitute Tries Up Word]
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- The Greeks said grandly in their tragic phrase, 'Let no one be called happy till his death;' to which I would add, 'Let no one, till his death, be called unhappy.'
[ Add Called Death Grandly Greeks Happy His Phrase Said Their Till Tragic Unhappy Which Would]
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- My least favorite phrase in the English language is "I don't care."
[ Care English Favorite Language Least Phrase]
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- Little do such men know the toil, the pains, the daily, nightly racking of the brains, to range the thoughts, the matter to digest, to cull fit phrases, and reject the rest.
[ Brains Daily Digest Fit Know Little Matter Men Nightly Pains Phrases Racking Range Reject Rest Such Thoughts Toil]
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- Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. They may be summed up by the phrases: 1- It's completely impossible. 2- It's possible, but it's not worth doing. 3- I said it was a good idea all along.
[ Along Completely Doing Every Evoke Good Idea Impossible May Phrases Possible Reaction Revolutionary Said Seems Stages Summed Three Up Worth]
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- He fertilizes a phrase or a line of poetry for weeks and then gives birth to it in a speech.
[ Birth Fertilizes Gives Line Phrase Poetry Speech Then Weeks]
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- I've always had a will to succeed, to win, however you phrase it.
[ Always Had However Phrase Succeed Will Win]
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- The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. You can always do it better, find the exact word, the apt phrase, the leaping simile.
[ Always Apt Beautiful Better Brain Exact Find First Get Leaping Part Phrase Right Say Surgeon Time Unlike Word Writing]
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- I don't know what 'operational control' of the border means, but I do understand the English language. And as I understand that phrase, that's not true. We do not have operational control.
[ Border Control English Know Language Means Operational Phrase True Understand]
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- The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.
[ Before Boat Great Hope Literal Man Meaning Never Now Old Only Phrase Same Sea]
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- Now the writing in the head, I definitely do every day, thinking about how I want to phrase something or how I'd like to rephrase something I've already written.
[ Already Day Definitely Every Head How Now Phrase Something Thinking Want Writing Written]
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- You can still have chemistry on screen without getting on with the person. But it just makes your job a lot easier if you don't have to gird your loins, if that's not quite the right phrase, every time you're going to do a scene with that person.
[ Chemistry Easier Every Getting Going Job Just Lot Makes Person Phrase Quite Right Scene Screen Still Time Without Your]
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- I don't write down my experiences, but I have a very decent memory. I have tons of books in which I write down phrases as they occur to me. That's how I write songs. I'll need a line and I'll go through the books and find it, the right rhyme and everything.
[ Books Decent Down Everything Experiences Find Go How Line Memory Need Occur Phrases Rhyme Right Songs Through Tons Very Which Write]
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- I don't think of myself as a character actress - that's become a phrase which means you've had it.
[ Actress Become Character Had Means Myself Phrase Think Which]
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- Ideas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an author's phrase, makes use of his expressions, erases a false idea, and replaces it with the right idea.
[ Author Embraces Erases Expressions False His Idea Ideas Implies Improve Improvement Makes Meaning Necessary Participates Phrase Plagiarism Progress Replaces Right Use Words]
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- The phrase 'off with the crack of the bat', while romantic, is really meaningless, since the outfielder should be in motion long before he hears the sound of the ball meeting the bat.
[ Ball Bat Before Crack Hears Long Meaningless Meeting Motion Off Outfielder Phrase Really Romantic Should Since Sound While]
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- The very phrase 'foreign affairs' makes an Englishman convinced that I am about to treat of subjects with which he has no concern.
[ Affairs Am Concern Convinced Englishman Foreign Makes Phrase Subjects Treat Very Which]
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- The American Dream is a phrase we'll have to wrestle with all of our lives. It means a lot of things to different people. I think we're redefining it now.
[ American Different Dream Lives Lot Means Now Our Phrase Redefining Things Think Wrestle]
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- But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy.
[ Current Even Experience Human Incongruous Means Paradoxical Philosophy Phrases Talk Usually]
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- When I got the phrase media whore thrown in my face last year, I thought, Oh my God, if you only knew.
[ Face God Got Knew Last Media Oh Only Phrase Thought Thrown Year]
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- The really explicit phrase is doors of perception.
[ Doors Explicit Perception Phrase Really]
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- There are things that Scotsmen get and other people don't get in the dialogue. Scottish characters can be pinpointed by a phrase, targeted very quickly.
[ Characters Dialogue Get Other Phrase Quickly Scottish Targeted Things Very]
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- If you feel you have the right key, you try to make some phrase or sound that will fit.
[ Feel Fit Key Make Phrase Right Some Sound Try Will]
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- When I am seriously composing, sometimes a phrase will come into my head, a catch phrase. When I was writing pop songs for a few years, as a career, separate from my folksinging career, I used to write songs for pop singers.
[ Am Career Catch Come Composing Few Head Into Phrase Pop Separate Seriously Singers Sometimes Songs Used Will Write Writing Years]
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- Our world faces a true planetary emergency. I know the phrase sounds shrill, and I know it's a challenge to the moral imagination.
[ Challenge Emergency Faces Imagination Know Moral Our Phrase Planetary Shrill Sounds True World]
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- When you translate poetry in particular, you're obliged to look at how the writer with whom you're working puts together words, sentences, phrases, the triple tension between the line of verse, the syntax and the sentence.
[ Between How Line Look Obliged Particular Phrases Poetry Puts Sentence Sentences Syntax Tension Together Translate Triple Verse Whom Words Working Writer]
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- If ask 100 Arkansans about the phrase, 'the public option,' or 'a public option,' you'll get 100 different impressions about what that means.
[ Ask Different Get Impressions Means Option Phrase Public]
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- He can thread a needle with a well-turned phrase.
[ Needle Phrase Thread]
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- The test of an author is not to be found merely in the number of his phrases that pass current in the corner of newspapers... but in the number of passages that have really taken root in younger minds.
[ Author Corner Current Found His Merely Minds Newspapers Number Pass Passages Phrases Really Root Taken Test Younger]
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- I see happiness as a by-product. I don't think you can pursue happiness. I think that phrase is one of the very few mistakes the Founding Fathers made.
[ By-Product Fathers Few Founding Happiness Made Mistakes Phrase Pursue See Think Very]
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- Under Confucianism, the use of precisely measured court music, prescribed steps, actions, and phrases all added up to an extremely complex system of rituals, each used for a particular purpose at a particular time.
[ Actions Added Complex Confucianism Court Each Extremely Measured Music Particular Phrases Precisely Prescribed Purpose Rituals Steps System Time Under Up Use Used]
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- The permissive society has been allowed to become a dirty phrase. A better phrase is the civilised society.
[ Allowed Become Been Better Civilised Dirty Permissive Phrase Society]
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- Sometimes I'll hear a phrase or a word and write it down in my little black notebook (a writer's best mate), then come back to it and work a plot around it.
[ Around Back Best Black Come Down Hear Little Mate Notebook Phrase Plot Sometimes Then Word Work Write Writer]
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- Well, an actor is an actor is actor, to paraphrase someone or other and the opportunity to work, to have a steady engagement, certainly seemed like an appealing concept to me.
[ Actor Appealing Certainly Concept Engagement Opportunity Other Paraphrase Seemed Someone Steady Well Work]
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- If the same phrase in the same place created the right effect, I was perfectly prepared to use it every time. I wasn't worried that I wasn't improvising.
[ Created Effect Every Improvising Perfectly Phrase Place Prepared Right Same Time Use Worried]
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- A consistent thinker is a thoughtless person, because he conforms to a pattern; he repeats phrases and thinks in a groove.
[ Because Conforms Consistent Groove Pattern Person Phrases Repeats Thinker Thinks Thoughtless]
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- For years, I sort of would try to write a story that somehow fit the title. And I don't think it happened for maybe another four years that I actually thought of a story, the plot of a story that corresponded to that phrase.
[ Actually Another Corresponded Fit Four Happened Maybe Phrase Plot Somehow Sort Story Think Thought Title Try Would Write Years]
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- He told me he was working as an interpreter in a doctor's office in Brookline, Massachusetts, where I was living at the time, and he was translating for a doctor who had a number of Russian patients. On my way home, after running into him, I just heard this phrase in my head.
[ After Doctor Had Head Heard Him Home Interpreter Into Just Living Massachusetts Number Office Patients Phrase Running Russian Time Told Translating Way Where Working]
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- Interpreter of Maladies is the title of one of the stories in the book. And the phrase itself was something I thought of before I even wrote that story.
[ Before Book Even Interpreter Itself Maladies Phrase Something Stories Story Thought Title Wrote]
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- I am told that there is a proverbial phrase among the Inuit: 'A long time ago, in the future.' Let the children see our history, and maybe it will help to shape the future.
[ Ago Am Among Children Future Help History Long Maybe Our Phrase Proverbial See Shape Time Told Will]
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- Nowadays three witty turns of phrase and a lie make a writer.
[ Lie Make Nowadays Phrase Three Turns Witty Writer]
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- Throughout my political career, I've believed in the concept of home rule. Some call it local control. Whichever phrase you use, the concept is the same - the best decisions are those made closest to those who will be impacted by the decisions.
[ Believed Best Call Career Closest Concept Control Decisions Home Impacted Local Made Phrase Political Rule Same Some Those Throughout Use Whichever Will]
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- When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me.
[ Across Becomes Book Come Eyes Meaning Now Only Part Passage Perhaps Phrase Read Seem Then Which]
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- I don't know why you use a fancy French word like detente when there's a good English phrase for it - cold war.
[ Cold Detente English Fancy French Good Know Phrase Use War Why Word]
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- My feeling is that the hero has now been defined by phrases like the odious one that we were all raised with - crimes does not pay. Of course it pays, you schmuck. That's not why we don't do it. We don't do it because it is wrong.
[ Because Been Course Crimes Defined Does Feeling Hero Now Odious Pay Pays Phrases Raised Schmuck Were Why Wrong]
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- Success is like a liberation or the first phrase of a love story.
[ First Liberation Love Phrase Story Success]
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- When people say 'love to hate', they actually mean 'love to be appalled by' - if they truly hated them, they'd never repeat a catch phrase.
[ Actually Appalled Catch Hate Hated Love Mean Never Phrase Repeat Say Them Truly]
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- I have an idea that the phrase 'weaker sex' was coined by some woman to disarm the man she was preparing to overwhelm.
[ Coined Disarm Idea Man Overwhelm Phrase Preparing Sex She Some Weaker Woman]
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- A family with the wrong members in control; that, perhaps, is as near as one can come to describing England in a phrase.
[ Come Control Describing England Family Members Near Perhaps Phrase Wrong]
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- When I was young, I had one of those Yamaha drum machines, and I used to practice to that quite a bit, just to practice soloing and being in time and completing all my phrases.
[ Being Bit Completing Drum Had Just Machines Phrases Practice Quite Soloing Those Time Used Yamaha Young]
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- Plus, I love comic writing. Nothing satisfies me more than finding a funny way to phrase something.
[ Comic Finding Funny Love More Nothing Phrase Plus Satisfies Something Than Way Writing]
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- You can't just have slogans, you can't just have catchy phrases. You have to have an agenda. And I think what the Republican Party has to do, if it's going to incorporate the tea party efforts in it, is to come up with an agenda that the American people can see, touch, and actually believe in, and something they believe in.
[ Actually Agenda American Believe Catchy Come Efforts Going Incorporate Just Party Phrases Republican See Slogans Something Tea Think Touch Up]
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- I use a lot more chords than most organists and I'm careful to phrase them with the guitar.
[ Careful Chords Guitar Lot More Most Phrase Than Them Use]
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- The one phrase you can use is that success has a thousand fathers, and failure is an orphan.
[ Failure Fathers Orphan Phrase Success Thousand Use]
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- Every once in a while, you let a word or phrase out and you want to catch it and bring it back. You can't do that. It's gone, gone forever.
[ Back Bring Catch Every Forever Gone Once Out Phrase Want While Word]
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- Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
[ Could Economy Few Government Keeps Moves Moving Phrases Regulate Short Stops Subsidize Summed Tax Up View]
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- To paraphrase Winston Churchill, I did not take the oath I have just taken with the intention of presiding over the dissolution of the world's strongest economy.
[ Churchill Did Dissolution Economy Intention Just Oath Over Paraphrase Presiding Strongest Take Taken Winston World]
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- Congress seems to believe that 'Children are our future' is a phrase coined by tobacco advertisers.
[ Advertisers Believe Children Coined Congress Future Our Phrase Seems Tobacco]
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- In my early professionals years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?
[ Asking Change Cure Early Growth His How May Now Own Person Personal Phrase Professionals Provide Question Relationship Treat Use Way Which Would Years]
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- I asked Ring Lardner the other day how he writes his short stories, and he said he wrote a few widely separated words or phrases on a piece of paper and then went back and filled in the spaces.
[ Asked Back Day Few Filled His How Other Paper Phrases Piece Ring Said Separated Short Spaces Stories Then Went Widely Words Writes Wrote]
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- Listen to any musical phrase or rhythm, and grasp it as a whole, and you thereupon have present in you the image, so to speak, of the divine knowledge of the temporal order.
[ Any Divine Grasp Image Knowledge Listen Musical Order Phrase Present Rhythm Speak Temporal Thereupon Whole]
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- Well, I guess my unease with that is... I'm always a little uneasy with that phrase - smooth jazz, as opposed to what?
[ Always Guess Jazz Little Opposed Phrase Smooth Unease Uneasy Well]
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- To change your phrase somewhat, I know that I like an art where disparate elements form an entity.
[ Art Change Disparate Elements Entity Form Know Phrase Somewhat Where Your]
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- It is simple nonsense to speak of the fixed tempo of any particular vocal phrase. Each voice has its peculiarities.
[ Any Each Fixed Nonsense Particular Peculiarities Phrase Simple Speak Tempo Vocal Voice]
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- You remember all those phrases about how "these people" - Asians - don't value human life like we do. Well if you spend any time around them, you discover that they love their children just as much as we love ours. That is certainly true of the Vietnamese.
[ Any Around Asians Certainly Children Discover How Human Just Life Love Much Ours Phrases Remember Spend Their Them These Those Time True Value Vietnamese Well]
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- Taking it in its wider and generic application, I understand faith to be the supplement of sense; or, to change the phrase, all knowledge which comes not to us through our senses we gain by faith in others.
[ Application Change Comes Faith Gain Generic Knowledge Others Our Phrase Sense Senses Supplement Taking Through Understand Us Which Wider]
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- But the worst of all is, according to the old phrase, while the grass grows, the horse starves, but the man of money is the man for Nova Scotia. Those may do extremely well.
[ According Extremely Grass Grows Horse Man May Money Nova Old Phrase Scotia Starves Those Well While Worst]
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- The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.
[ Find Happiness Most Never Phrase Pursue Pursuit Ridiculous]
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- We have as many planes of speech as does a painting planes of perspective which create perspective in a phrase. The most important word stands out most vividly defined in the very foreground of the sound plane. Less important words create a series of deeper planes.
[ Create Deeper Defined Does Foreground Important Less Many Most Out Painting Perspective Phrase Plane Planes Series Sound Speech Stands Very Vividly Which Word Words]
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- There's a certain arrogance to an actor who will look at a script and feel like, because the words are simple, maybe they can paraphrase it and make it better.
[ Actor Arrogance Because Better Certain Feel Look Make Maybe Paraphrase Script Simple Will Words]
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- I think no woman I have had ever gave me so sweet a moment, or at so light a price, as the moment I owe to a newly heard musical phrase.
[ Ever Gave Had Heard Light Moment Musical Newly Owe Phrase Price Sweet Think Woman]
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- A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution; and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must, in practice, be a bad government.
[ Another Bad Executed Execution Feeble Government Ill May Must Phrase Practice Theory Whatever]
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- There have been times when I reread - or at least leafed through - something because I'd sent a copy to a friend, and what usually happened was that I noticed dozens and dozens of clumsy phrases I wished I could rewrite.
[ Because Been Clumsy Copy Could Dozens Friend Happened Least Noticed Phrases Reread Rewrite Sent Something Through Times Usually Wished]
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- I began thinking there should be an American phrase book, 'cause I've got an Italian phrase book, and an Arabic one... now a British one. I think it'd be pretty good to have an American phrase book.
[ American Arabic Began Book British Cause Good Got Italian Now Phrase Pretty Should Think Thinking]
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- There is probably nothing wrong with art for art's sake if we take the phrase seriously, and not take it to mean the kind of poetry written in England forty years ago.
[ Ago Art England Forty Kind Mean Nothing Phrase Poetry Probably Sake Seriously Take Written Wrong Years]
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- People have a good time with all the catch phrases.
[ Catch Good Phrases Time]
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- But for a few phrases from his letters and an odd line or two of his verse, the poet walks gagged through his own biography.
[ Biography Few Gagged His Letters Line Odd Own Phrases Poet Through Two Verse Walks]
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- No writer, no matter how gifted, immortalizes himself unless he has crystallized into expressive and original phrase the eternal sentiments and yearnings of the human heart.
[ Crystallized Eternal Expressive Gifted Heart Himself How Human Into Matter Original Phrase Sentiments Unless Writer Yearnings]
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- To not sing with an orchestra, to not be able to communicate through my voice, which I've done all my life, and not to be able to phrase lyrics and give people that kind of joy, I think I would be totally devastated.
[ Able Communicate Devastated Done Give Joy Kind Life Lyrics Orchestra Phrase Sing Think Through Totally Voice Which Would]
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- Professional reviewers read so many bad books in the course of duty that they get an unhealthy craving for arresting phrases.
[ Arresting Bad Books Course Craving Duty Get Many Phrases Professional Read Reviewers Unhealthy]
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- After people have repeated a phrase a great number of times, they begin to realize it has meaning and may even be true.
[ After Begin Even Great May Meaning Number Phrase Realize Repeated Times True]
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- When you're writing about people that are not very well off, you seem to see the kitchen sink. So it was a bit of a sort of cosy phrase that got used a bit too much.
[ Bit Got Kitchen Much Off Phrase See Seem Sink Sort Too Used Very Well Writing]
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- To illustrate what I mean, an apt dancer may be in thorough unison with the others in that particular group, and at the same time reveal a difference in dancing temperament, rhythm or technique; she may phrase, accentuate or actually interpret differently.
[ Accentuate Actually Apt Dancer Dancing Difference Differently Group Illustrate Interpret May Mean Others Particular Phrase Reveal Rhythm Same She Technique Temperament Thorough Time Unison]
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