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Happiness is a sort of action.
Happiness
Aristotle

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The government is becoming the family of last resort.
Family
Jerry Brown

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This sort of adoration of the real is but a heightening of the beau ideal.
Reality
Lord Byron

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A blank helpless sort of face, rather like a rose just before you drench it with D.D.T.
Faces
John Carey

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The mere brute pleasure of reading --the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.
Books - Reading
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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This is the sort of pedantry up with which I will not put.
Uncategorised
Winston Churchill

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You are wise, witty and wonderful, but you spend too much time reading this sort of stuff.
Books - Reading
Jim Critchfield

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I never see any difference in boys. I only know two sorts of boys. Mealy boys and beef-faced boys.
Boys
Charles Dickens

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Everyone loathes his own country and countrymen if he is any sort of artist.
Patriotism
Lawrence Durrell

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There is no expedient to which a man will not resort to avoid the real labor of thinking.
Thoughts and Thinking
Thomas A. Edison

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The desire to conquer is itself a sort of subjection.
Conquest
George Eliot

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A man's library is a sort of harem.
Libraries
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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It takes all sorts to make a world.
Variety
English Proverb

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Generally, employees who file complaints of discrimination do so as a last resort.
Equality
Rubye Fields

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Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy.
Complaints and Complaining
Benjamin Franklin

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Civilization is nothing more than the effort to reduce the use of force to the last resort.
Force
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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Sleep is when all the unsorted stuff comes flying out as from a dustbin upset in a high wind.
Sleep
William Golding

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Ethelberta breathed a sort of exclamation, not right out, but stealthily, like a parson's damn.
Swearing
Thomas Hardy

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As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.
Age and Aging
Ernest Hemingway

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Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.
Ridicule
Thomas Jefferson

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Without duty, life is sort of boneless; it cannot hold itself together.
Duty
Joseph Joubert

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Adversities do not make a man frail. They show what sort of man he is.
Adversity
Thomas Kempis

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People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like.
Enjoyment
Abraham Lincoln

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A prohibitionist is the sort of man one couldn't care to drink with, even if he drank.
Alcohol and Alcoholism
H. L. Mencken

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There is no praise to beat the sort you can put in your pocket.
Praise
Moliere

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