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    The stories we love may not always fit neatly into a single time line, but they will always matter.

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    The straight line is ungodly.

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    The story line of the Bible is the story line of God taking the initiative in seeking out a people who are His very own.

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    The straight line cannot proceed through the torturous twists of life.

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    The straight line belongs to Man. The curved line belongs to God

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    The straight line has a property of self-similarity. Each piece of the straight line is the same as the whole line when used to a big or small extent.

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    The straight line leads to the downfall of humanity.

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    ... the student skit at Christmas contained a plaintive line: "Give us Master's exams that our faculty can pass, or give us a faculty that can pass our Master's exams.

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    The strategy for peace-building in Afghanistan is economic aid, reconstruction, international security forces. On those lines, the U.S. has been extremely slow. And it has even blocked expanding security forces from Kabul to other cities.

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    The teacher's role in discussion is to keep it going along fruitful lines - be moderating, guiding, correcting and arguing like one more students.

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    The theory of ramification is one of pure colligation, for it takes no account of magnitude or position; geometrical lines are used, but these have no more real bearing on the matter than those employed in genealogical tables have in explaining the laws of procreation.

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    The thing about a pick-up line is, even if it works, then what? I just figure you unapologetically be yourself, and if it works, cool.

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    The streets of a modern city are depressing. They are so aimless and so weak in their lines and their masses, that the mind and senses jog on their way like passengers in a train with blinds down in an overcrowded carriage.

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    The tabloids operate in an amoral parallel universe where the bottom line is selling newspapers.

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    The theory of the indirect approach operates on the line of least expectation.

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    The thing that is most important is to feel like you're at the front of the line, to be prime or primer. I definitely never wanted to say that in the films, but that's where it comes from.

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    The top line is that hubris is a disease that comes from success.

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    The toughest part is that when your kid's upset, you're upset. You're rocked until they're not upset. Even when they're not upset, you're like, "I hope that doesn't happen, down the line." You're always nervous because you want your kid to be happy.

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    The times are squalid. They always were. It is a poet's duty to hold the line.

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    The study of history, while it does not endow with prophecy, may indicate lines of probability.

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    The true way goes over a line that, rather than spanning heights, is hardly above the ground. It appears more decidedly to make one trip than to be walked along.

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    The transition from painter to artist comes when you cross the line of painting what you see to painting what you feel about what you see.

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    The truth is that business is simple: create great products, merchandise them at the point of sale, continuously innovate and surprise, reward and achieve a position of loyalty with your front line, and seek new truth from the market. Deliver the goods at a competitive cost. Price to earn a decent but not competitively inviting return. Not much else matters.

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    The typical journalist's typical lead for the typical Canadian story nowadays is along this line: that Canadians are hard at work trying to gain a reputation as a nation of rapid social change.

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    The ultimate step in taking responsibility is making sure our actions line up with our words.

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    The universe doesn't conspire against you, but it doesn't go out of its way to line up the pins either. Conditions are never perfect.

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    The University of Miami is not a campus with visible school spirit, just visible tan lines.

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    The trouble is that privacy is at once essential to, and in tension with, both freedom and security. A cabinet minister who keeps his mistress in satin sheets at the French taxpayer's expense cannot justly object when the press exposes his misuse of public funds. Our freedom to scrutinise the conduct of public figures trumps that minister's claim to privacy. The question is: where and how do we draw the line between a genuine public interest and that which is merely what interests the public?

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    The truth is, there is no line. There's only your life, how you mess it up, and who is there to save you. Or who isn't.

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    The UN declaration on human rights must always be first in line before religion or other cultural habits, in case of any conflict between them.

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    The United States, we know what happens when we start dividing ourselves along lines of race or religion or ethnicity.

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    The very large units of production and exchange have access to credit on a large scale, sometimes without any cover at all, merely upon the prospect of their success, and always upon terms far easier than are open to their smaller rivals. It is perhaps on this line of easier credit that large capital today does most harm to small capital, drives it out and ruins it.

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    The very serpents bite their tails; the bees forget to sting, For a language so celestial setteth up a wondering. And the touch of absent mindedness is more than any line, Since direction counts for nothing when the gods set up a sign.

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    The Very Big Stupid is a thing which breeds by eating The Future. Have you seen it? It sometimes disguises itself as a good-looking quarterly bottom line, derived by closing the R&D department.

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    The women who line up at a comic's dressing-room door are not what you'd call your class groupies.

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    The word 'however' is like an imp coiled beneath your chair. It induces ink to form words you have not yet seen, and lines to march across the page and overshoot the margin. There are no endings. If you think so you are deceived as to their nature. They are all beginnings. Here is one.

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    The use of lines of code metrics for productivity and quality studies [is] to be regarded as professional malpractice starting in 1995.

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    The voyage of the best ship is a zigzag line of a hundred tacks.

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    The walk liberating, I was released from forms, from the perpendiculars, straight lines, blocks, boxes, binds of thought into the hues, shadings, rises, flowing bends and blends of sight.

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    The voyage of the best ship is a zigzag line of a hundred tacks. See the line from a sufficient distance and it straightens itself to the average tendency.

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    The water rose further and dressed Simon's coarse hair with brightness. The line of his cheek silvered and the turn of his shoulder became sculptured marble.

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    The way we have been playing, I might tell my players not to cross the picket line (umpire strike of 1979).

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    The way to success is strategically along the way of least expectation and tactically along the line of least resistance.

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    The way we eat has changed more in the last 50 years than in the previous 10,000…. Now our food is coming from enormous assembly lines where the animals and the workers are being abused, and the food has become much more dangerous in ways that are deliberately hidden from us. This isn’t just about what we’re eating. It’s about what we’re allowed to say. What we’re allowed to know.

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    The way the function dictates the form... elegant lines... nothing extraneous... this shoe perfectly expresses the essence of shoeness.

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    The West begins where the average annual rainfall drops below twenty inches. When you reach the line which marks that drop - for convenience, the one hundredth meridian - you have reached the West.

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    The whole goal with this thing [Ultra Natural] from the start was to really let rider's style define them and their line choice.

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    The workingmen have been exploited all the way up and down the line by employers, landlords, everybody.

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    The work of an advertising agency is warmly and immediately human. It deals with human needs, wants, dreams and hopes. Its 'product' cannot be turned out on an assembly line.

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    The writer of these lines has nothing whatsoever to teach anyone; his words are just his contribution to our common discussion of what must inevitably be for us the most important subject which could be discussed by sentient beings.