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"...happiness is an activity and a complete utilization of virtue, not conditionally but absolutely." - Aristotle

"Absolutely, 100 percent not guilty." - O J Simpson

"I'm absolutely, 100 percent, not guilty." - O J Simpson

"Absolutely, one hundred percent, not guilty." - O J Simpson

"Violence is absolutely not our method." - Pope Shenouda Iii

"I'm absolutely, l00 percent, not guilty." - O J Simpson

"Whether we like it or not, asking is the rule of the Kingdom. If you may have everything by asking in His Name, and nothing without asking, I beg you to see how absolutely vital prayer is." - Charles Spurgeon

"Cellular phones will absolutely not replace local wire systems." - Martin Cooper

"Onstage, I find absolutely nothing but exhilaration in not talking." - Teller

"I don't want to go back into politics - absolutely not." - Sebastian Coe

"I absolutely realize that a celebrity spokesperson is not ideal." - Janeane Garofalo

"A false idea is not only one which is absolutely subjective but one which is absolutely objective." - A. D. Gordon

"Marriage is not absolutely for making children. But it is absolutely for making children followers of Jesus." - John Piper

"Causal analysis provides absolutely no value judgment, and a value judgment is absolutely not a causal explanation." - Max Weber

"Be absolutely determined to enjoy what you do." - Gerry Sikorski

"I absolutely believe that those who come here illegally should not be given favoritism or a special route to becoming permanent residents or citizens that's not given to those people that have stayed in line legally. I just think we have to follow the law. I think that's the right course." - Mitt Romney

"I know not my own heart if it be not absolutely free." - Samuel Richardson

"I'm not particularly gifted; I'm not genetically freakish in any sense; I'm absolutely average." - Ben Saunders

"It is not true that men can be divided into absolutely honest persons and absolutely dishonest ones. Our honesty varies with the strain put on it." - George Bernard Shaw

"It has been said that absolute power corrupts absolutely, but many it not be truer to say that to be absolutely powerful a man must first corrupt himself?" - Terence Rattigan

"Science is a way to teach how something gets to be known, what is not known, to what extent things are known (for nothing is known absolutely), how to handle doubt and uncertainty, what the rules of evidence are, how to think about things so that judgments can be made, how to distinguish truth from fraud, and from show." - Richard P Feynman

"Compassion is not a sloppy sentimental feeling for people who are underprivileged or sick... it is an absolutely practical belief that regardless of a person's background, ability or ability to pay, he should be provided with the best that society has to offer." - Neil Kinnock

"When you stand in the present, you become thoughtlessly aware. And this state is the first state you achieve, and this is the state where you become absolutely peaceful within yourself. The peace is so great that you enjoy your peaceful existence. Not only that, but you become the source of peace. Wherever you go, you emit peace." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Anything else you're interested in is not going to happen if you can't breathe the air and drink the water. Don't sit this one out. Do something. You are by accident of fate alive at an absolutely critical moment in the history of our planet." - Carl Sagan

"I absolutely do not need a salary or a job, that's the last thing I need." - Steve Wozniak

"God would remain absolutely hidden if we were not illuminated by the brightness of Christ." - John Calvin

"There are times I think I am not sure of something which I absolutely know." - Mongkut

"I'm fine. Well, I'm not fine - I'm here." "Is there something wrong with that?" "Absolutely." - Ned Vizzini

"Are we going to say sorry for our lack of customer service? Absolutely not." - Michael O'Leary

"Distance does not break off the friendship absolutely, but only the activity of it." - Aristotle

"You are but an appearance, and not absolutely the thing you appear to be." - Epictetus

"If it was not absolutely necessary, it was the foolishest thing ever done." - Lord Melbourne

"Vialli's absolutely certain that he knows one way or the other whether he'll score or not." - Jonathan Pearce

"Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it." - Howard Zinn

"Torturing a human being is almost always wrong, but it is not absolutely wrong." - Peter Singer

"And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" - Michael Biehn

"That is life. Just one long succession of misunderstandings and rash acts and what not. Absolutely." - P G Wodehouse

"I will not move my army until I am absolutely ready." - George B Mcclellan

"Anything that seriously disturbs human society is absolutely not allowed to exist." - Li Hongzhi

"You absolutely must have the discipline not to hire until you find the right people." - James C Collins

"I will not lie to you. These false attacks are absolutely hurtful." - Donald Trump

"There are absolutely no rules about style at all. Not for me." - Iris Apfel

"A fight is mental, not just physical and psychological warfare is absolutely part of that." - Conor Mcgregor

"Personally, I'm not very keen on the visualization of absolutely everything." - David Gilmour

"I absolutely do not pretend in the slightest fashion to knowledge of military science." - Vladimir Lenin

"I'm absolutely clean. I've never tried anything. That's not a lie!." - Leonardo Dicaprio

"To preach abstinence, I think, is absolutely not the right message to give to kids." - Molly Ringwald

"Not to be absolutely certain is, I think, one of the essential things in rationality." - Bertrand Russell

"I did not hear what you said, but I absolutely disagree with you." - Augustus De Morgan

"Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible." - Frank Herbert

"My public image is absolutely not a fair reflection of who I am." - Mario Balotelli

"You can absolutely drive through an atmospheric bomb test and not be affected." - Annie Jacobsen

"Utility then is not the measure of exchangeable value, although it is absolutely essential to it." - David Ricardo

"The English may not like music, but they absolutely love the noise it makes." - Thomas Beecham

"Honesty does not always bring a response of love, but it is absolutely essential to it." - Ray Blanton

"I am being accused of all this plastic surgery, which is absolutely not true." - Nicollette Sheridan

"My decision to leave 'Ween', however interpreted, was absolutely not made in haste." - Gene Ween

"It's all about leading by example. Am I going to be perfect? Absolutely not." - Mo Williams

"My upbringing was absolutely not the archetypal writer's upbringing. Even, arguably, the opposite." - Graham Swift

"We can be absolutely certain only about things we do not understand." - Eric Hoffer

"Do not learn more than you absolutely need to get through life." - Karl Kraus

"We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire, but gradually our desire changes. The situation that we hoped to change because it was intolerable becomes unimportant. We have not managed to surmount the obstacle, as we were absolutely determined to do, but life has taken us round it, led us past it, and then if we turn round to gaze at the remote past, we can barely catch sight of it, so imperceptible has it become." - Marcel Proust

"Let's not play games. I was suggesting - you're absolutely right that John McCain has not talked about my Muslim faith." - Barack Obama

"There is absolutely nothing humorous at the Masters. Here, small dogs do not bark and babies do not cry." - Gary Player

"Can you imagine a writer in England influencing? Absolutely not. And in France? It used to be, but no more-absolutely not. France used to, at least, have writers as diplomats, but not any more." - Nadine Gordimer

"[No society can survive the socialist] fallacy that there is an absolutely unlimited number of inspired officials and an absolutely unlimited amount of money to pay them." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"It [the Iraq invasion] was absolutely an error. It's obviously clear the evaluation of weapons of mass destruction proved not to be correct. That's absolutely true and that's why we're not sending anybody to Iraq." - Stephen Harper

"It was absolutely an error. It's obviously clear the evaluation of weapons of mass destruction proved not to be correct. That's absolutely true and that's why we're not sending anybody to Iraq." - Stephen Harper

"I am not absolutely positive there is no god. Only in the sense that I'm not absolutely positive there is no large china teapot in orbit in the solar system." - Richard Dawkins

"There is absolutely no doubt about it, and I may not be the one that does it, but the cloned child is coming. There is absolutely no way that it will not happen." - Panayiotis Zavos

"The man who boasts that he habitually tells the truth is simply a man with no respect for it. It is not a thing to be thrown about loosely, like small change; it is something to be cherished and hoarded and disbursed only when absolutely necessary. The smallest atom of truth represents some man's bitter toil and agony; for every ponderable chunk of it there is a brave truth-seeker's grave upon some lonely ash-dump and a soul roasting in Hell." - H L Mencken

"People talk of peace, "We should have peace" - how can you have peace? It's not possible, is an impossible situation. You see we think by thinking, by organizing, by manipulating, we'll have peace. You cannot. You cannot have peace that way. How will you have peace? When the peace is established on your attention. When your attention is peaceful, when we are absolutely without any thoughts, then the peace resides." - Nirmala Srivastava

"I have always felt that the moment when you first wake up in the morning is the most wonderful of the twenty-four hours. No matter how weary or dreary you may feel, you possess the certainty that, during the day that lies before you, absolutely anything may happen. And the fact that it practically always doesn't, matters not a jot. The possibility is always there." - Monica Baldwin

"Yes, absolutely because we think there is a way to do this through earned legalization without rewarding people who have come in with undocumented status, illegally. We don't want to give them an advantage over those who came here legally and we think that there's a way to do this while still respecting the rule of law. It's clear that what the President is talking about does not do that..." - Paul Ryan

"If you're not on your 'A' game in our workouts every day, you're going to get absolutely smoked." - Michael Phelps

"It's absolutely absurd to say you are a disciple of Jesus Christ yet not bear the fruit of Jesus Christ." - Paul Washer

"It's absolutely absurd to say you are a disciple of Jesus Christ yet not bear the fruit of Jesus Christ." - Paul Washer

"Mars, therefore, is not only uninhabited by intelligent beings such as Mr. Lowell postulates, but is absolutely uninhabitable." - Alfred Russel Wallace

"My temperament is not inclined toward more self-promotion than is absolutely necessary for my professional well-being." - Robert Silverberg

"It is not things, but opinions about things that have absolutely no existence, which have so deranged mankind!" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I believe humility is a virtue, but I prefer not to use it unless it is absolutely necessary." - Helen Keller

"When I say "I," I mean a thing absolutely unique, not to be confused with any other." - Ugo Betti

"Mystery and disappointment are not absolutely indispensable to the growth of love, but they are, very often, its powerful auxiliaries." - Charles Dickens

"As far as I'm concerned, no human being should be, absolutely not, put in the category of color." - Angelique Kidjo

"The greatest things in life all require commitment, sacrifice, some struggle and hardship. It's not easy. But absolutely worth it." - Robin S. Sharma

"Great things are achieved by talented people who are absolutely convinced that they not only can but will achieve them." - Warren G. Bennis

"Cosmic love is absolutely Ruthless and Highly Indifferent: it teaches its lessons whether you like/ dislike them or not." - John C. Lilly

"The world is absolutely out of control now and is not going to be saved by any reason or unreason." - Robert Lowell

"Not everybody is absolutely stupid. Why on earth would I be racist, what would I be trying to achieve?" - Steven Morrissey

"When I say I, I mean a thing absolutely unique, not to be confused with any other." - Ugo Betti

"No two men are absolutely alike, not even twins, yet there is much that is indispensably common to all mankind." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Let us be absolutely clear about one thing: we must not confuse humility with false modesty or servility." - Paulo Coelho

"No, absolutely not, writing doesn't have to be like a jigsaw puzzle, it can be a very linear undertaking." - Guillermo Cabrera Infante

"We think that forgiveness is weakness, but it's absolutely not; it takes a very strong person to forgive." - T D Jakes

"I may not have been sure about what really did interest me, but I was absolutely sure about what didn't." - Albert Camus

"Absolutely not, because in acting I've found a domain that suits me perfectly. And that is so utterly rare." - Zhang Ziyi

"It is absolutely essential that one should be neutral and not fall in love with the hypothesis." - David Douglass

"I'm just not gonna let up until I know I've done absolutely everything I can for New Yorkers." - Christine Quinn

"Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive." - Robert H Schuller

"I don't believe actors who say they don't bleed into their characters. It's absolutely impossible not to." - Zoe Saldana

"People always ask me 'do you think there should be more bands doing political music?' and I say 'absolutely not.'" - Serj Tankian

"'Anchorman'... is not grounded in anything. There is absolutely no heart to that movie, which I love." - Steve Carell

"I always try not to overload my music with orchestration and to use only those instruments that are absolutely necessary." - Abel Korzeniowski

"I wasn't in any way a kind of soothsayer or not surprised when Sept. 11 happened. I was absolutely shocked." - Jon Ronson

"Not everybody is absolutely stupid. Why on earth would I be racist, what would I be trying to achieve?" - Steven Patrick Morrissey

"The fact is I am not having sex. But I feel absolutely ripe for the, what would you say? plucking?" - Angelina Jolie

"Patrick Henry did not say, 'Give me absolutely safety or give me death.' America is supposed to be about freedom." - John Stossel

"The suicide-bombing community is not absolutely 100 percent religious, but it is pretty nearly 100 percent religious." - Christopher Hitchens

"Absolutely not. I have no problem with commitment. In fact, I love having someone in my life." - Matthew Mcconaughey

"There's not an awful lot that embarrasses me. I'm the kind of actress that absolutely believes in exposing myself." - Kate Winslet

"Life and death. At some point we're gonna leave this world. Do I know when? Absolutely not." - Terrell Owens

"If I was coming into the business today, I wouldn't be in it. Knowing what I know, absolutely not." - Jason Patric

"Do rewards motivate people? Absolutely. They motivate people to get rewards." - Alfie Kohn

"To please the Divine, our character, our behavior should be absolutely clean." - Nirmala Srivastava

"I absolutely believe that people, unless coached, never reach their maximum potential." - Robert Nardelli

"I would absolutely never use the federal government to enforce the law of using marijuana" - Ron Paul

"Let your prayer for temporal blessings be strictly limited to things absolutely necessary." - Bernard Of Clairvaux

"It was absolutely perfect. You can handle this large aircraft as you can handle a bicycle." - Jacques Rosay

"To know psychology, therefore, is absolutely no guarantee that we shall be good teacher." - William James

"absolutes are absolutely dangerous ..." - James Tiptree Jr.

"Initially there's absolutely nothing." - Frederick Lenz

"Truth is fine. Absolutely." - Cornel West

"Absolute welfare corrupts absolutely." - Mark Steyn

"Love. Resoundingly and absolutely." - Michael Lomenda

"Absolutely no regrets." - Madonna Ciccone

"Hawaii is absolutely beautiful." - Rachelle Lefevre

"We've been working on the visual effects for a year, so we're trying to raise the bar. Stuff will absolutely come out at the screen, but it will absolutely not look as bad as that tire in Final Destination." - Paul W. S. Anderson

"is absolutely correct in saying that no one has proven that AIDS is caused by the AIDS virus. And he is absolutely correct that the virus cultured in the laboratory may not be the cause of AIDS." - Walter Gilbert

"[Duesberg] is absolutely correct in saying that no one has proven that AIDS is caused by the AIDS virus. And he is absolutely correct that the virus cultured in the laboratory may not be the cause of AIDS." - Walter Gilbert

"The definition of 'safe' is not strictly an engineering term; it's a societal term. Does it mean absolutely no loss of life? Does it mean absolutely no contamination with radiation? What exactly does 'safe' mean?" - Henry Petroski

"How do you stop longing for what you absolutely know you can't get? Which really means: How do you absolutely know you can't-and won't-get it, not ever? How do you pinch out that wisp of feeble, ruthless hope?" - Leigh Newman

"In love, at one of its poles you find the personal, and at the other the impersonal. At one you have the positive assertion - Here I am; at the other the equally strong denial - I am not. Without this ego what is love? And again, with only this ego how can love be possible? Bondage and liberation are not antagonistic in love. For love is most free and at the same time most bound. If God were absolutely free there would be no creation. The infinite being has assumed unto himself the mystery of finitude. And in him who is love the finite and the infinite are made one." - Rabindranath Tagore

"The real searcher after truth will not receive the old because it is old, or reject the new because it is new. He will not believe men because they are dead, or contradict them because they are alive. With him an utterance is worth the truth, the reason it contains, without the slightest regard to the author. He may have been a king or serf - a philosopher or servant, - but the utterance neither gains nor loses in truth or reason. Its value is absolutely independent of the fame or station of the man who gave it to the world." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Low self-esteem is not possible when you understand the nature of everything. Depression is not possible. The universe is absolutely friendly." - Byron Katie

"To me, editing is not something you can do in a rush because the artists themselves are not always their own best editors. Time is absolutely everything." - Shirin Neshat

"Somebody asked me the question not too long ago: 'Dave, do you think the music business has turned corrupt'. I said: 'Absolutely not - it has always been corrupt." - David Lee Roth

"The best writing is not about the writer, the best writing is absolutely not about the writer, it's about us, it's about the reader." - Ben Okri

"Customers today want the very most and the very best for the very least amount of money, and on the best terms. Only the individuals and companies that provide absolutely excellent products and services at absolutely excellent prices will survive." - Brian Tracy

"Fashion absolutely matters, but it doesn't matter absolutely." - Claudia Shear

"Fashion absolutely matters, but it does' matter absolutely." - Claudia Shear

"Now you are changed people. Your personality is different. It's shining through your spirit. In that spirit, you have to see everything. All your conditionings will drop out as soon as you start identifying your Self fully, fully with the spirit. Fully - again I say because we do not. We are still Christians. We are still Hindus. We are still Muslims. We are still Indians, English, this, that. We are still narrow-minded, small, little puddles. We have to be the ocean. Once you are identified with the ocean, you have to throw away everything and become absolutely clean and detached." - Nirmala Srivastava

"For I have shown from the Scriptures, that no one of the sons of Adam is as to everything, and absolutely, called God, or named Lord. But that He is Himself in His own right, beyond all men who ever lived, God, and Lord, and King Eternal, and the Incarnate Word, proclaimed by all the prophets, the apostles, and by the Spirit Himself, may be seen by all who have attained to even a small portion of the truth. Now the Scriptures would not have testified these things of Him, if, like others, He had been a mere man." - Irenaeus of Lyons

"Not that I have any interest in saying goodbye to Rocky. I absolutely adore being involved and a part of something that is really a phenomenon." - Richard O'Brien

"You know every cell in our bodies is completely renewed every seven years, so how can we talk about being the same person? We're absolutely not." - Jeanette Winterson

"... reform the environment and not man; being absolutely confident that if you give man the right environment, he will behave favorably." - R Buckminster Fuller

"The best way not to fail again is to be absolutely positive that when you do it this time, you're going to do it right." - Burt Reynolds

"...and you smile back and try not to think about the fact that you have nothing, absolutely nothing, to say to each other." - David Nicholls

"the problem is not suffering itself or oblivion itself but the depraved meaninglessness of these things, the absolutely inhuman nihilism of suffering." - John Green

"Money alone is absolutely good, because it is not only a concrete satisfaction of one need in particular; it is an abstract satisfaction of all." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"It's my body, and it should be my choice, and the fact that it is not my choice is absolutely disgusting." - Jennifer Lawrence



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