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I'm a chubby middle-aged white guy with short hair. I think that's it, really. I kind of have a look. Right now, I'm not fat enough to be the fat friend, but I'm not thin enough to be the leading man, so I look like a cop.
However, the fact that the tanks had now been raised to such a pitch of technical perfection that they could cross our undamaged trenches and obstacles did not fail to have a marked effect on our troops.
Paul von Hindenburg
Traits acquired during one's lifetime - muscles built up in the gym, for example - cannot be passed on to the next generation. Now with technology, as it happens, we might indeed be able to transfer some of our acquired traits on to our selected offspring by genetic engineering.
Now, my father Matthias was not only eminent on account of is nobility, but had a higher commendation on account of his righteousness, and was in great reputation in Jerusalem, the greatest city we have.
In those days he was wiser than he is now; he used to frequently take my advice.
I will not sit in a room with black people when the N word is used. I know it was meant to belittle a person, so I will not sit there and have that poison put on me. Now a black person can say, 'Oh, you know, I can use this word because I'm black.'
Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful, it does a great deal of harm.
We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity.
Over the last 15 months, we've traveled to every corner of the United States. I've now been in 57 states? I think one left to go.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
Now, we put out a lot of carbon dioxide every year, over 26 billion tons. For each American, it's about 20 tons. For people in poor countries, it's less than one ton. It's an average of about five tons for everyone on the planet. And, somehow, we have to make changes that will bring that down to zero.
I never expected to see the day when girls would get sunburned in the places they now do.
I've never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don't understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now.
It's weird... people say they're not like apes. Now how do you explain football then?
It ain't no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any.
Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it.
It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
H. L. Mencken
With me, nothing goes right. My psychiatrist said my wife and I should have sex every night. Now, we'll never see each other!
And now, this is the sweetest and most glorious day that ever my eyes did see.
All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men.
The fruits of your labors may be reaped two generations from now. Trust, even when you don't see the results.
I don't think we handled the aftermath of the fall of Baghdad as well as we might have. But that's now history.
The same thing which is now called Christian religion existed among the ancients. They have begun to call 'Christian' the true religion which existed before.
Now I see that going out into the testing ground of men it is the tongue and not the deed that wins the day.
The moment in between what you once were, and who you are now becoming, is where the dance of life really takes place.
Barbara de Angelis
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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