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Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln
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It is nearly a certainty that some
of your expectations will not be met today -
choose Joy anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
- Mark Twain
Nearly everything you do is of no importance,
but it is important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi
How is it that one rails against that
which is nearly a certainty?
- Mary Anne Radmacher
The proper office of a friend is to side with you
when you are in the wrong.
Nearly anybody will side with you when you are in the right.
- Mark Twain
A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful;
but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health.
- Clarence Day
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Beef also was difficult to be procured and exceedingly poor;
the price nearly sixpence farthing per pound.
- William Bligh
Reactive arthritis is something I've been dealing with for nearly a year.
- Daniel Johns
Today, nearly 40 percent of a senior's healthcare spending
is on pharmaceutical medications.
- Dennis Hastert
I found with this record I had to really be strong-willed,
because in the past I've tended to tinker and add a
thing or take a thing away,
and nearly always been wrong.
- Elvis Costello
Why is it not just as likely that there were as many
small general nearly at first as now,
and as great a disproportion in the number of their species?
- Asa Gray
I've always joked about Joe Montana not appreciating
his Super Bowls nearly as much as I do because he never lost one.
We lost three before we got one.
- John Elway
Nearly all institutions, it might be said,
are based on signs, but these signs do not directly evoke things.
- Ferdinand de Saussure
Nearly every country in the world is now becoming industrialized as rapidly as it can.
- John Boyd Orr
Our society distributes itself into Barbarians,
Philistines and Populace; and America is just ourselves
with the Barbarians quite left out,
and the Populace nearly.
- Matthew Arnold
To the scientist there is the joy in pursuing truth
which nearly counteracts the depressing revelations of truth.
- H. P. Lovecraft
In nearly all ballads, the words set the mood and meaning,
while the music intensifies or enhances them.
- Kate Smith
I waited and worked, and watched the inferior exalted for nearly thirty years;
and when recognition came at last,
it was too late to alter events, or to make a difference in living.
- Ellen Glasgow
Our principal writers have nearly all been fortunate
in escaping regular education.
- Hugh MacDiarmid
The Postal Service delivers mail six days a week to
nearly 140 million addresses.
Every year this number increases by 2 million.
- Joe Baca
Nearly 11 million undocumented immigrants currently live within our borders.
That's 11 million people living in the shadows whom
we know next to nothing about.
- Steve Israel
The suffering of the Bahamian people is nearly ended.
A new day is coming.
It is almost here.
- Perry Christie
Ankles are nearly always neat and good-looking,
but knees are nearly always not.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
The drink? Yes, I've had tough times in my life,
especially the last year, regarding my ex-wife,
my kids, I nearly broke my neck, I was on death row with pneumonia.
- Paul Gascoigne
I hesitated, too, because for better or worse,
I have been one of the principal architects of New
Labour and I have worked closely with Tony Blair and
the team for nearly 20 years.
- Peter Mandelson
Nearly all Italian officers speak French.
- Hugh Dalton
Criticism and pessimism destroy families,
undermine institutions of all kinds,
defeat nearly everyone,
and spread a shroud of gloom over entire nations.
- Gordon B. Hinckley
While you're writing, you can't concentrate nearly
as well on what the speaker is saying.
- Marilyn vos Savant
I don't know what I have said.
I have answered so many questions and I am so confused
I don't know one thing from another.
I am telling you just as nearly as I know.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
When, in the third book, we do learn the identity of the Blue Rose murderer,
the information comes in a muted, nearly off-hand manner,
and the man has died long before.
- Peter Straub
It's estimated for every $1 billion we spend on road construction,
nearly 48,000 jobs are created.
- Dennis Hastert
Nearly 30,000 fans turned out to support the tribute
match and provide one of the best atmospheres at the ground for ages.
I was so happy to be part of it.
- David Ginola
Mistrust first impulses; they are nearly always good.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
Linux evolved in a completely different way.
From nearly the beginning, it was rather casually hacked
on by huge numbers of volunteers coordinating only through the Internet.
- Eric S. Raymond
When I was in the seventh grade I did a report about
the environment and the loss of species.
It was supposed to be only a few pages,
but ended up being nearly 50.
- Woody Harrelson
People nearly always believe, and are willing to back
it up with weapons and cruelty,
that their religion and way of life is better than the other person's.
- Caroline B. Cooney
Nearly all the Brazilian supporters are wearing yellow shirts -
it's a fabulous kaleidoscope of colour.
- John Motson
I began the way nearly everybody I ever heard of -
I began writing poetry.
And I find that to be quite usual with writers,
their trying their hand at poetry.
- Shelby Foote
After an existence of nearly 20 years of almost innocuous desuetude,
these laws are brought forth.
- Grover Cleveland
We are going to see a tremendous number of health professionals
retire over the next 8-10 years.
We are not doing nearly enough to deal with this problem.
- David Obey
Yeah, for some reason parrots have to bite me.
That's their job.
I don't know why that is.
They've nearly torn my nose off.
I've had some really bad parrot bites.
- Steve Irwin
Freedom of expression is the matrix,
the indispensable condition,
of nearly every other form of freedom.
- Benjamin Cardozo
Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected,
unplanned by me.
- Carl Sandburg
There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence
that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.
- Oliver Goldsmith
He is a state of matter, a form of life,
a sort of animal, and a species of the Order Primates,
akin nearly or remotely to all of life and indeed to all that is material.
- George G. Simpson
Today nearly every combat brigade located within the
United States would report that they are not ready for duty.
They are at the lowest levels of readiness.
- Ike Skelton
There is hard hitting, but the hitting is not nearly
as hard as it used to be.
- Jim Otto
Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
When you are forty, half of you belongs to the past...
And when you are seventy, nearly all of you.
- Jean Anouilh
Every year, nearly two-thirds of the approximately
200,000 patients in need of a bone marrow transplant
will not find a marrow donor that matches within their families.
- Nathan Deal
We believe the 36, nearly 40, billion pound discount
given for a right to buy houses took a million houses
out of the public housing sector which is desperately needed for rent.
- John Prescott
In person, George W. Bush is extremely forceful.
He has a restless energy when he sits in a chair,
and nearly leaps out of it when making certain points.
- Rich Lowry
Nearly all of the advances in structural and aesthetic
innovation is coming from abroad.
- Arthur Erickson
I believe that every human soul is teaching something
to someone nearly every minute here in mortality.
- M. Russell Ballard
When I was nearly twelve years old, my kind mistress sickened and died.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs
Ignorance per se is not nearly as dangerous as ignorance of ignorance.
- Sydney J. Harris
If we thought it would improve our relationship,
we would get married tomorrow, but as it is,
nearly 7 years after we got engaged,
we are content to wait.
- Benny Anderson
Nearly everywhere monarchs raised themselves further
above the level of the greatest nobles and buttressed
their new pretensions to respect and authority with cannons and taxation.
- J. M. Roberts
To date, nearly 100,000 Hispanics have died with AIDS.
Since Hispanics are the fastest growing minority group in the United States,
our challenge is even greater.
- Solomon Ortiz
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly
captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal.
- George Eliot
Nearly every glamorous, wealthy, successful career
woman you might envy now started out as some kind of schlep.
- Helen Gurley Brown
Births to illegal immigrants now account for nearly
one out of every ten births in the United States.
- Nathan Deal
First there was the New Hampshire primary,
and we had nearly a year leading up to it.
And now, look!
Three primaries in one weekend!
How many of these things are they going to have?
- Ed Helms
I have yet to see a drama that puts forward women who
are successful and have a family.
Women are nearly always seen as victims.
- Francesca Annis
A good newspaper is never nearly good enough but a
lousy newspaper is a joy forever.
- Garrison Keillor
Nearly every coach I've talked with tells me that the
attention you get from media and other people is the thing you miss most.
I don't know if that's right.
- Bear Bryant
With nearly 20 days until Iraq emerges as a free sovereign
state for the first time in more than three decades,
terrorists have increasingly targeted our country's infrastructure.
- Iyad Allawi
The Jews who have arrived would nearly all like to remain here.
- Peter Stuyvesant
To be poor and independent is very nearly an impossibility.
- William Cobbett
And help us, this and every day, to live more nearly as we pray.
- John Keble
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May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie