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Always be prepared if someone asks you what you want for Christmas. Give brand names, the store that sells the merchandise, and, if possible, exact model numbers so they can't go wrong. Be the type who's impossible to buy for, so they have to get what you want.
A friend of mine told me a bunch of stuff on Buddhism and about Avicii being the lowest level of Buddhist hell, and it just sort of got stuck in my head. Later on when I went to setup a MySpace, I tried a bunch of names and they were all taken so I just kind of ended up with Avicii and then I got really attached to it.
Though we may know Him by a thousand names, He is one and the same to us all.
If you can't answer a man's arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
And I will do everything that I can as long as I am President of the United States to remind the American people that we are one nation under God, and we may call that God different names but we remain one nation.
They do certainly give very strange, and newfangled, names to diseases.
I believe it's important that we use names of endearment that reflect a special feeling for the individual involved.
They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love.
The creations of a great writer are little more than the moods and passions of his own heart, given surnames and Christian names, and sent to walk the earth.
William Butler Yeats
I confused things with their names: that is belief.
We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Words do not change their meanings so drastically in the course of centuries as, in our minds, names do in the course of a year or two.
I believe that a long step toward public morality will have been taken when sins are called by their right names.
I carry a small sheet of paper in my wallet that has written on it the names of people whose opinions of me matter. To be on that list, you have to love me for my strengths and struggles.
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity.
At my age the only problem is with remembering names. When I call everyone darling, it has damn all to do with passionately adoring them, but I know I'm safe calling them that. Although, of course, I adore them too.
Most of my songs have names of people I've met or are dear to me. There are people who have privacy issues and about people knowing about their private life. But for me, I like to include few special names and few details about them to make the song very special to me.
If you take different mythologies from different cultures, the names may change and the story lines may vary but there is always something in common.
Maynard James Keenan
You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
I love inventing names, but I also collect unusual names, so that I can look through my notebook and choose one that suits a new character.
J. K. Rowling
Turkeys know their names, come when you call, and are totally affectionate. They're better than teenagers.
Illogical thinkers throw names and slurs around because they have no arguments with which to rebut their opponents. Rational people have to keep hammering their points home.
Why don't the names of Buddha, Mohammed, Confucius offend people? The reason is that these others didn't claim to be God, but Jesus did.
Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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