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    New applications will have to deal with big data. We have to analyze it on the fly, so we have to have a system that is transactional and analytical at the same time. We cannot have a multi-stage system. This is too slow for modern applications.

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    Newspaper : A device unable to distinguish between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilisation.

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    Nine-tenths of the activities of a modern Government are harmful; therefore the worse they are performed, the better.

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    No blare of trumpets announces a modern crisis. In these matter-of-fact times, a telephone call will do.

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    No big modern war has been won without preponderant sea power; and, conversely, very few rebellions of maritime provinces have succeeded without acquiring sea power.

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    No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated.

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    No modern nation has ever constructed a foreign policy that was acceptable to its intellectuals

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    No one in the modern world is more lonely than the writer with a literary conscience.

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    Nothing is so dangerous as being too modern; one is apt to grow old fashioned quite suddenly.

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    Nothing has done more to render modern economic theory a sterile and irrelevant exercise in autoeroticism than its practitioners’ obsession with mathematical, general-equilibrium models.

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    Nothing in the world can replace the modern swimsuit, and it practically has.

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    Of all the great heavyweights of modern times, Joe Frazier was the unluckiest. He had to share an era with both Ali and Foreman.

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    Nowadays there is more dynamism in chess, modern players like to take the initiative. Usually they are poor defenders though.

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    Obama has been the single worst president in modern American history in dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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    Not much has been written about the Nereids of modern Greece. Wherever there is a warm, healing stream they believe that it flows from the breasts of the Nereids.

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    Of the modern critics, although I disagree with almost everything she says, I admire Mary McCarthy's eloquence and social observation in 'Sights and Spectacles'; she thinks in print, but she doesn't have a real feel for the stage.

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    One of the advantages or disadvantages of the way in which we live in these modern days is that we are ceasing to feel. That is to say we do not permit ourselves to be affected by either death or misfortune, provided these natural calamities leave our own persons unscathed.

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    One cannot spend one's time in being modern when there are so many more important things to be.

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    One feature which will probably most impress the mathematician accustomed to the rapidity and directness secured by the generality of modern methods is the deliberation with which Archimedes approaches the solution of any one of his main problems.

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    One great feature of modern society is the institutionalized respect we give to processes designed to destroy the past.

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    One of my favorite modern American authors is Denis Johnson. I'm deeply inspired by all of his work - I rip him off constantly.

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    One of the chief triumphs of modern mathematics consists in having discovered what mathematics really is.

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    One of the most important things about looking youthful is to have a modern haircut.

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    Outrageous fiscal mendacity is neither historically normal nor bipartisan. It’s a modern Republican thing.

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    Other Definitions of Worry Anxiety is the great modern plague. But faith can cure it.

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    Our aggression is a deep instinct which survives in all kinds of manifestations in modern man.

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    Our modern society - especially in the West, and especially now - reveres youth.

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    One of the things you can learn from a figure like Venezuela's Hugo Chavez is that if you take all the resources of the state for yourself, you don't build much of a constituency and you have to rely on repression, and repression is difficult in the modern world.

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    ...Only the big food manufacturers have the wherewithal to secure FDA-approved health claims for their products and then trumpet them to the world. Generally, it is the products of modern food science that make the boldest health claims, and these are often founded on incomplete and often bad science.

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    On the whole … archaeological work has unquestionably strengthened confidence in the reliability of the Scriptural record. More than one archaeologist has found his respect for the Bible increased by the experience of excavation in Palestine. Archaeology has in many cases refuted the views of modern critics.

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    Our Lord was 30 years preparing for 3 years of service. The modern stamp is to spend 3 hours preparing for 30 years of service.

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    Our perception that we have 'no time' is one of the distinctive marks of modern Western culture.

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    Paris is one of the largest, and certainly it is the pleasantest, of modern American cities.

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    Perfume is like a parenthesis, a moment of freedom, peace, love and sensuality in between the disturbances of modern living.

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    People tend to believe that to be modern you have to disengage from your heritage, but it's not true.

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    perhaps all this modern ferment of what's known as 'social conscience' or 'civic responsibility' isn't a result of the sense of duty, but of the old, old craving for beauty.

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    Pen in Barack Obama hands is far more dangerous than any other president, at least in modern history, if not ever.

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    Perversity is the muse of modern literature.

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    Peter Minuet, who said to the Indians in modern-day Manhattan, Will you accept a check from a Puerto Rican bank? Never got a dinner!

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    Philosophers have not kept up with modern developments in science. Particularly physics.

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    Philosophy for me is essentially atheistic. Now that's an anxious atheism. It's an atheism that is anxious because it inhabits questions that were resolved religiously in the pre-modern period.

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    Phoenix, n. The classical prototype of the modern 'small hot bird.'

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    PILLORY, n. A mechanical device for inflicting personal distinction - prototype of the modern newspaper conducted by persons of austere virtues and blameless lives.

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    Readable, faithful, accurate-what more could you ask for in a modern translation of the Bible? GOD'S WORD Translation is a great version for enhancing your love for God's Word. I recommend it.

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    Private information is practically the source of every large modern fortune.

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    Professional footballers - those virile young stags of our modern culture - are near perpetual fountains of sputum.

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    PYRRHONISM- An ancient philosophy, named for its inventor. It consisted of an absolute disbelief in everything but Pyrrhonism. Its modern professors have added that.

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    Poets arguing about modern poetry: jackals snarling over a dried-up well.

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    Present-Day Wickedness, Apostasy and Modern Civilization Cannot Prevent Revival.

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    Primitivism has become the vulgar cliché of much modern art and speculation.