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When a fantasy turns you on, you're obligated to God and nature to start doing it right away.
Fantasy
Stewart Brand

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Today every invention is received with a cry of triumph which soon turns into a cry of fear.
Invention and Inventor
Bertolt Brecht

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Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Government
Edmund Burke

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Man is the head of the family, woman the neck that turns the head.
Family
Chinese Proverb

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To remind a man of the good turns you have done him is very much like a reproach.
Gratitude
Demosthenes

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Life is a series of little deaths out of which life always returns.
Life and Living
Charles Feidelson

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You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.
Alcohol and Alcoholism
W. C. Fields

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A wise man turns chance into good fortune.
Chance
Thomas Fuller

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Things don't turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.
Effort
James A. Garfield

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Good counsel rejected returns to enrich the givers bosom.
Counsel
Oliver Goldsmith

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He that has satisfied his thirst turns his back on the well.
Gratitude
Baltasar Gracian

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Pull out a Monte Cristo at a dinner party and the political liberal turns into the nicotine fascist.
Smoking
Martyn Harris

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Every murder turns on a bright hot light, and a lot of people have to walk out of the shadows.
Murder
Mark Hellinger

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Jesus Christ turns life right-side-up, and heaven outside-in.
Jesus Christ
Carl F. H. Henry

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It still holds true that man is most uniquely human when he turns obstacles into opportunities.
Opportunity
Eric Hoffer

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The real antichrist is he who turns the wine of an original idea into the water of mediocrity.
Mediocrity
Eric Hoffer

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Even for practical purposes theory generally turns out the most important thing in the end.
Theory
Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Who goes to Rome a beast returns a beast.
Cities and City Life
Italian Proverb

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The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows whither he is going.
Goals
David Starr Jordan

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One returns to the place one came from.
Home
Jean De La Fontaine

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Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers.
Secrets
Johann Kaspar Lavater

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Nowadays three witty turns of phrase and a lie make a writer.
Writers and Writing
Georg C. Lichtenberg

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That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.
Cycles
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
Love
George Moore

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Life is a wilderness of twists and turns, where faith is your only compass.
Life and Living
Paul Santaguida

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