David Attenborough - By a series of violent shocks, the nations in succession have struggled to shake off the Past, to reverse the action of Time and the verdict of success, and to rescue the world from the reign of the dead.
[ Action Dead Nations Off Past Reign Rescue Reverse Series Shake Shocks Struggled Success Succession Time Verdict Violent World]
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- Today, energy prices are at historic highs. Some analysts estimate that energy price shocks this year could cost American consumers more than $40 billion. Speaking very frankly, we cannot afford this kind of expense.
[ Afford American Analysts Billion Cannot Consumers Cost Could Energy Estimate Expense Frankly Highs Historic Kind More Price Prices Shocks Some Speaking Than Today Very Year]
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- In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.
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- Vice, in its true light, is so deformed, that it shocks us at first sight; and would hardly ever seduce us, if it did not at first wear the mask of some virtue.
[ Deformed Did Ever First Hardly Light Mask Seduce Shocks Sight Some True Us Vice Virtue Wear Would]
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- A lot of people have been quite surprised with the stuff that I'm doing on my own, which shocks me because I've always known what I wanted to do. But people have only seen me with the Spice Girls, so I suppose it's not that surprising.
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- The growing tide of anti-Semitism shocks the conscious of everyone who values freedom, and the ugly, hateful acts particularly stain the character of democracies where liberty and religious freedom are supposed to be respected.
[ Acts Anti-Semitism Character Conscious Democracies Everyone Freedom Growing Hateful Liberty Particularly Religious Respected Shocks Stain Supposed Tide Ugly Values Where]
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- From each one of them rose separate columns of smoke, meeting in a pall overhead, and through the smoke came stabbing flashes of fire as German shells burst with thudding shocks of sound. This was the front line of battle.
[ Battle Burst Came Columns Each Fire Flashes Front German Line Meeting Overhead Rose Separate Shells Shocks Smoke Sound Stabbing Them Through]
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- Today's shocks are tomorrow's conventions.
[ Conventions Shocks Today Tomorrow]
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- I am to provide the public with beneficial shocks.
[ Am Beneficial Provide Public Shocks]
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- My gayness became quietly accepted and, shock of all shocks, life went on.
[ Accepted Became Life Quietly Shock Shocks Went]
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- We used to go around tipping outhouses over, or turning over corn shocks on Halloween. Anything to be mean.
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- Any system of religion that has anything in it that shocks the mind of a child, cannot be true.
[ Any Anything Cannot Child Mind Religion Shocks System True]
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- Cruelty to men and to the lower animals as well, which would have passed unnoticed a century ago, now shocks the sensibilities and is regarded as wicked and degrading.
[ Ago Animals Century Cruelty Degrading Lower Men Now Passed Regarded Sensibilities Shocks Unnoticed Well Which Wicked Would]
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- In order to accommodate to change and to the contrast of phenomena, the intellect does not require any shocks and inner upheavals; it is only through such upheavals that the more conservative mind could accommodate to the metropolitan rhythm of events.
[ Accommodate Any Change Conservative Contrast Could Does Events Inner Intellect Metropolitan Mind More Only Order Phenomena Require Rhythm Shocks Such Through Upheavals]
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- As a boy I used to go to the Chamber of Horrors at the annual fair, to look at the wax figures of Emperors and Kings, of heroes and murderers of the day. The dead now had that same unreality, which shocks without arousing pity.
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- Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
[ Adversity Appellation Before Entitled Friendship Growth Must Plant Shocks Slow Undergo Withstand]
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- True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
[ Adversity Appellation Before Entitled Friendship Growth Must Plant Shocks Slow True Undergo Withstand]
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- But that's not enough: To maintain energy security, one needs a supply system that provides a buffer against shocks. It needs large, flexible markets. And it's important to acknowledge the fact that the entire energy supply chain needs to be protected.
[ Acknowledge Against Buffer Chain Energy Enough Entire Fact Flexible Important Large Maintain Markets Needs Protected Provides Security Shocks Supply System]
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- I think the producers, for the most part, don't want to see prices skyrocket because that will only create problems for them down the road and would also be a, you know, would be a very serious shock for a world economy that can't afford serious shocks right now.
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