The only way to create a foundational document that could stand the test of time was to build in enough flexibility that later generations would be able to adapt it to their own needs and uses.

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She was scrubbing furiously at a line of grease spots which led from the stove towards the door to the dining-room. That was where Henry had held the platter tilted as he carried the steak in yesterday. And yet if she had warned him once about that, she had a thousand times!

By : Dorothy Canfield Fisher

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It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.

By : Jim Rohn

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Ragtime was a fanfare for the 20th century.

By : Russell Lynes

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I like to hide behind the characters I play. Despite the public perception, I am a very private person who has a hard time with the fame thing.

By : Angelina Jolie

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No sociologist should think himself too good, even in his old age, to make tens of thousands of quite trivial computations in his head and perhaps for months at a time.

By : Max Weber

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Besides alligators, the only animals to be feared are the poisonous serpents. These are certainly common enough in the forest, but no fatal accident happened during the whole time of my residence.

By : Henry Walter Bates

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Time flies never to be recalled.

By : Virgil

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You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.

By : E. O. Wilson

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Schools must stop being holding pens to keep energetic young people off the job market and off the streets. We stretch puberty out a long, long time.

By : Toni Morrison

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My eyes went blank, and I stared off, and the music started. It was raining, and the sun was shining at the same time, and there were these big bay windows, and there was the blue in the sky, and the sun on the trees, and it was drizzling.

By : Al Jarreau

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I was at that time like a fledgling swallow living high up in a niche in the eaves, who from time to time peeps out over the top of its nest with its little bright eyes.

By : Pierre Loti

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But I think the credit has to go to Geddy... he spent a lot of time in the studio with Paul, I think he needed that kind of focus to be in there to be a part of the whole thing, and for the most part he made all the major decisions.

By : Alex Lifeson

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