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    Adolescence is a modern construct and very American in so many ways.

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    AIDS is a plague - numerically, statistically and by any definition known to modern public health - though no one in authority has the guts to call it one.

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    A language not based on universal symbols or sensations is gibberish, a pitfall of modern art, no longer modern.

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    A great deal has been written about the forthrightness of the moderns shocking the Victorians, but there is no shock like the one which the forthrightness of the Victorians can give a modern.

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    After closely examining my conscience, I venture to state that in my historical novels I intended the content to be just as modern and up-to-date as in the contemporary ones.

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    All of a sudden it didn't bother me not being modern.

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    All art is bad, but modern art is the worst.

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    All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.

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    All significant concepts of the modern theory of the state are secularized theological concepts.

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    All the modern christian churches, who deny new revelation, have no more authority to preach, baptize, or administer any other ordinance of the gospel than the idolatrous Hindoos have; indeed all their administrations are worse than in vain — they are a solemn mockery in the sight of God.

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    All our troubles come from not being able to be alone.

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    All old music was modern once, and much more of the music of yesterday already sounds more old-fashioned than works which were written three centuries ago.

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    All this machinery making modern music can still be open-hearted. Not so boldly charted, it's really just a question of your honesty.

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    A modern, autonomous, and thoroughly trained Air Force in being at all times will not alone be sufficient, but without it there can be no national security.

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    A modern civilization is only possible when it is accepted that singular beings exist and express themselves freely.

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    A modern, harmonic and lively architecture is the visible sign of authentic democracy.

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    A modern philosopher who has never once suspected himself of being a charlatan must be such a shallow mind that his work is probably not worth reading.

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    A modern Woman is not necessarily...s omeone who just buys expensive stuff... ...a modern Woman is someone who buys intelligently.

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    Amongst the many definitions, there is one that may be generally agreed upon: modernity is the epoch in which simply being modern became a decisive value in itself.

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    All of the great prophets of modern times have come from the desert and were uneducated: Mohammed, Jesus and myself.

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    All the modern devices we have enable us to investigate things and have enabled us to do better.

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    America was born modern; it did not have to achieve modernity, nor did it have modernity thrust upon it.

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    A modern author would have died in infancy in a ruder age.

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    A Modern Mom to me is not always someone that juggles a career and family. A Modern Mom is a woman who takes care of herself on the inside and the outside.

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    A modern writer likens coquettes to those hunters who do not eat the game which they have successfully pursued.

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    A modern teacher educates children to value their emotions.

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    A modern economy and society requires skilled people, so you need to train them.

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    And as far as the Disney Concert hall is concerned, it is a wonderful modern structure and I am extremely honored that I had this opportunity to have a concert here.

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    Amplification is the vice of modern oratory.

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    An aspect of 'post-modern' approach to history is to include the mistakes and the prejudices of the era, without modernizing them or 'correcting' them according to our modern ideals.

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    Ancient travelers guessed; modern travelers measure.

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    Another thing he told his customers was that one of the great accounting unknowns of the modern age was how to value knowledge. It was an exciting field.

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    An economy oriented toward production for market exchange provides the optimal conditions for long-lasting and ever-expanding productive capacity based on modern technology.

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    A policy of expansionism and conquest has no future in the modern world.

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    Anything based on ancient texts is difficult for a modern reader to get their head around.

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    And yet shall Love himself be heard,Though long deferred, though long deferred:O'er the modern waste a dove hath whirred:Music is Love in search of a word.

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    Armani's clothes are beautiful and modern and I love him.

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    Art cannot be modern. Art is primordially eternal.

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    Are modern children going to revolt against being modern, and if so, what form will reaction of modern parents take?

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    Are science and Christianity friends? The answer to that is an emphatic yes, for any true science will be perfectly compatible with the truths we know by God's revelation. But this science is not naturalistic, while modern science usually is.

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    A post-9/11, modern take being Batman training people to be the heroes they know they can be on their own.

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    As a modern employer you have to treat people well.

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    As I got older, I started to do it more and more, and I wanted to learn all of the different types. I grew up doing modern, so I wanted to learn ballet, tap, jazz, and African - just everything.

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    A seventeenth-century painting can be "modern" because the living eye finds it fresh and new. A "modern" painting can be outdated because it was a product of the moment and not of time.

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    As ever with modern Britain, we are let down by a vast, over-manned, over-funded, hidebound, obstructive, box-ticking and incompetent bureaucracy.

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    As soon as man applies his intelligence to any object at all, he unfailingly destroys the object.

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    As someone who spends a lot of her time on the road, you have to look stylish but comfortable as I'm always in motion. Either traveling for my job, for pleasure, or managing the hectic pace of the modern day.

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    Attention-deficit disorders seem to abound in modern society, and we don't know the cause.

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    A turning point in modern history.

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    As modern society is formed against the backdrop of a permanent war zone, a carceral state and hyper-militarism, the social stature of the military and soldiers has risen.