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You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
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Names have power.
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We have lots of names.
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Having supplied them with names, omnipotence, justice, knowledge, providence, - what are they?
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We call a fig a fig, and a skiff a skiff. [Lat., Ficum vocamus ficum, et scapham scapham.]
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I cannot say the crow is white, But needs must call a spade a spade.
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One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die
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My name may have buoyancy enough to float upon the sea of time.
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Just because you didn't put a name to something did not mean it wasn't there.
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Because all the great names are taken...some of the names are made up now,
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There's no oversight over the names. We know names are added hastily, and when you have a name-based...
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Who hath not own'd, with rapture-smitten frame, The power of grace, the magic of a name.
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A good name is better than precious ointment.
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He lives who dies to win a lasting name.
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Proper names are poetry in the raw. Like all poetry they are untranslatable.
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Above any Greek or Roman name.
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Names are not always what they seem.
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My body is not my own any more. They have stamped their names all over it.
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Some to the fascination of a name, Surrender judgment hoodwinked.
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On, Amos Cottle!--Phoebus! what a name!
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He left a Corsair's name to other times, Linked with one virtue, and a thousand crimes.
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There be of them that have left a name behind them.
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Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.
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A good name, like good will, is attained by many actions and may be lost by one.
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The dodgerest of all the dodgers.
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Known by the sobriquet of "The Artful Dodger."
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You should never name an animal which is not yours to keep, or which you intend to eat.
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They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
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Call a spade a spade.
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The blackest ink of fate are sure my lot, And when fate writ my name it made a blot.
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Called me wessel, Sammy--a wessel of wrath.
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Every name is real. That's the nature of names.
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Top presenters have total control of their fears. They make fear their slave, not the master.
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It was important that those guys have Anglo-Saxon names.
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They have no right to drag their names through the dirt.
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They keep the same names a lot.
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We already have their names, we have already made arrangements to have them put on the wall.
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Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It...
MUHAMMAD ALI
If my fans think I can do everything I say I can do, then they're crazier than I am. After one of hi...
MUHAMMAD ALI
The name Muhammad is the most common name in the world. In all the countries around the world - Paki...
MUHAMMAD ALI
You don't want no pie in the sky when you die,/ You want something here on the ground while you're s...
MUHAMMAD ALI
The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his lif...
MUHAMMAD ALI
Champions aren´t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a...
MUHAMMAD ALI
I'm so fast that last night I turned off the light switch in my hotel room and was in bed before the...
MUHAMMAD ALI
[Frazier soaked it all up like a sponge. When they arrived in Manila it was the same story. Ali pour...
MUHAMMAD ALI
The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his lif...
MUHAMMAD ALI
I hated every minute of training, but I said, ''Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your lif...
MUHAMMAD ALI
And if God ever calls me to a holy war, I want Joe fighting beside me.
MUHAMMAD ALI
This relationship will help guarantee that, for generations to come, people of all nations will unde...
MUHAMMAD ALI
This may shockan amasia but I'm gonna beat Joe Frazier.
MUHAMMAD ALI
I never thought of losing, but now that it's happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my o...
MUHAMMAD ALI
The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses - behind the lines, in the gym and out there on the...
MUHAMMAD ALI
When you are as great as I am it is hard to be humble.
MUHAMMAD ALI
I don't look like no kiwi bird.
MUHAMMAD ALI
It's not bragging if you can back it up.
MUHAMMAD ALI
[Frazier soaked it all up like a sponge. When they arrived in Manila it was the same story. Ali pour...
MUHAMMAD ALI
The greatest victory in life is to rise above the material things that we once valued most.
MUHAMMAD ALI
I'm the best. I just haven't played yet.
MUHAMMAD ALI
I'll beat him so bad he'll need a shoehorn to put his hat on.
MUHAMMAD ALI
The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses — behind the lines, in the gym and out there on t...
MUHAMMAD ALI
It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.
MUHAMMAD ALI
I am an ordinary man who worked hard to develop the talent I was given. I believed in myself, and I ...
MUHAMMAD ALI
I done wrestled with an alligator, I done tussled with a whale; handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder...
MUHAMMAD ALI
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
MUHAMMAD ALI
It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself.
MUHAMMAD ALI
I never thought of losing, but now that it' s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my ...
MUHAMMAD ALI
Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them: A desir...
MUHAMMAD ALI
The service you do for others is the rent you pay for the time you spend on earth.
MUHAMMAD ALI
Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and com...
MUHAMMAD ALI
I'm gonna have to be killed before I lose, and I ain't going to die easy.
MUHAMMAD ALI
God gave me this illness to remind me that I'm not number One; he is.
MUHAMMAD ALI
Service to others is the rent which you pay for your room here on earth.
MUHAMMAD ALI
Don't count the days, make the days count.
MUHAMMAD ALI
Explaining why he refused induction into the Army. I ain't got no quarrel with them Viet Congs.
MUHAMMAD ALI
Statement after losing his first fight to Ken Norton, March 31, 1973: I never thought of losing, but...
MUHAMMAD ALI