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Husband a lie, and trump it up in some extraordinary emergency.
Lies and Lying
Joseph Addison

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It sounds extraordinary but it?s a fact that balance sheets can make fascinating reading.
Finance
Mary Archer

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With ordinary talents and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.
Perseverance
Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton

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Extraordinary how potent cheap music is.
Music
Noel Coward

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Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people.
Morality
Aleister Crowley

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Gaiety --a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.
Happiness
Denis Diderot

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A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Heroes and Heroism
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Excellence
John W. Gardner

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A person can stand almost anything except a succession of ordinary days.
Retirement
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Every person above the ordinary has a certain mission that they are called to fulfill.
Purpose
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Seldom in the business and transactions of ordinary life, do we find the sympathy we want.
Sympathy
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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There are no great men, only great challenges that ordinary men are forced by circumstances to meet.
Greatness
William F. Halsey

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We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.
Heroes and Heroism
Helen Hayes

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Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
Morality
William Hazlitt

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I'm proof that great things can happen to ordinary people if they work hard and never give up.
Perseverance
Orel Herhiser

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I can't believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary.
Potential
Lou Holtz

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Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace.
Mind
Elbert Hubbard

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Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.
Computers
John F. Kennedy

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It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Prejudice
Charles F. Kettering

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If you love the sacred and despise the ordinary, you are still bobbing in the ocean of delusion.
Worth
Lin-Chi

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The visible mark of extraordinary wisdom and power appear so plainly in all the works of creation.
Miracles
John Locke

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Extraordinary creature! So close a friend, and yet so remote.
Dogs
Thomas Mann

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The ordinary man is involved in action, the hero acts. An immense difference.
Heroes and Heroism
Henry Miller

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The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father.
Fathers
Austin O'Malley

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Great men are little men expanded; great lives are ordinary lives intensified.
Excellence
Wilferd A. Peterson

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun