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The 'Robben Island Bible' has arrived at the British Museum. It's a garish thing, its cover plastered with pink and gold Hindu images, designed to hide its contents. Within is the finest collection of words generated by human intelligence: the complete works of William Shakespeare.
When I was reading books for 'Seesaw Girl,' I came across several references to the fact that in the 11th and 12th centuries, Korean pottery was considered the finest in the world. I liked that - the idea of a little tiny country being the best at something.
Linda Sue Park
We draft mostly high school kids and we have one of the finest, if not the finest, player development programs and coaching staffs and we teach our players the right way to play. We also have a game plan in scouting, and there are certain types of players that we look for.
The several tribes of Indians inhabiting the regions of the Upper Missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last Letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the Continent.
Some of our finest work comes through service to others.
Gordon B. Hinckley
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world.
Bad conduct soils the finest ornament more than filth.
The finest plans have always been spoiled by the littleness of them that should carry them out. Even emperors can't do it all by themselves.
I was raised in a Bronx public housing project, but studied at two of the nation's finest universities. I did work as an assistant district attorney, prosecuting violent crimes that devastate our communities.
I admired Marlon Brando as I grew up. I though he was one of the finest screen actors around.
America's finest - our men and women in uniform, are a force for good throughout the world, and that is nothing to apologize for.
The Met is not only the finest encyclopedic museum of art in the United States; it is arguably the finest anywhere.
Marlon Brando. The finest actor who ever lived. He was my idol when I was 13. He's done enough work to last two lifetimes. Everything I do, I think: Can Brando play this with me?
Things happened there that I don't think are the finest hours for anybody, whether it was a journalist, the legal system or, in that case of the political system, who would say that was an example of when Washington worked best.
The finest chroniclers of the great and the near-great have often been courtiers - the Duc de Saint-Simon, for instance, or Lady Murasaki.
My very worst day on 'Green Lantern' was nowhere near as difficult as my finest day on 'Buried.'
I have seen humility in many of the finest leaders I have met the world over. And indeed, it is embodied in the warm, engaging and quintessentially successful spirit of Sir Richard Branson.
I want to tell stories and make people feel good. That's when music is at its finest.
'Brooklyn's Finest,' this is the kind of movie that's why I want to be an actor, to tell real-life stories. This is where I feel my job is, to interpret life.
The gold iridescent 'Naked' outfit is perhaps not my finest moment.
The view of the Rocky Mountains from the Divide near Kiowa Creek is considered one of the finest in Colorado.
Bush the Elder's stature as president grows with every passing year. He was the finest foreign policy president I've ever covered and a man who defied his party on tax increases while imposing budget restrictions on the Democrats.
In the finest critics one hears the full cry of the human. They tell one why it matters to read.
I like to think that my finest hour is still ahead of me, so I can look forward rather than look backward.
Some of my finest memories are from my time at the University of Texas. College baseball, I love it.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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