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"But I always liked side-paths, little dark back-alleys behind the main road- there one finds adventures and surprises, and precious metal in the dirt." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"When we played Paris, the English punks would come over, and they got to know the French punks. There was some nice scenes in the back alleys." - Joe Strummer

"It takes more courage to dig deep in the dark corners of your own soul and the back alleys of your society than it does for a soldier to fight on the battlefield." - William Butler Yeats

"In the labyrinth of a difficult text, we find unmarked forks in the path, detours, blind alleys, loops that deliver us back to our point of entry, and finally the monster who whispers an unintelligible truth in our ears." - Mason Cooley

"Without the errors, wrong turns and blind alleys, without the doubling back and misdirection and fumbling and chance discoveries, there was not one bit of joy in walking the labyrinth." - William Least Heat-Moon

"It means working harder to do the research but I don't really mind - I don't think I have what it takes to chase criminals through back alleys and wade through blood at crime scenes." - Jeffery Deaver

"Back, back, back, back... Gone!" - Chris Berman

"This you may say of man - when theories change and crash, when schools, philosophies, when narrow dark alleys of thought, national, religious, economic, grow and disintegrate, man reaches, stumbles forward, painfully, mistakenly sometimes. Having stepped forward, he may slip back, but only half a step, never the full step back." - John Steinbeck

"For nearly a quarter of a century, I have been engaged in the investigation of the fundamentals of life, the material universe and human behavior. Such an adventure leads one down many highways, through many byroads, into many back alleys of uncertainty, through many strata of life..." - L Ron Hubbard

"Down in Texas, Rick Perry announced he will not run for reelection. He said 'I executed one last woman, that fertilizer plant exploded, I returned abortions to back alleys where it belongs, my work here is done.' I think that's what he said, he was chewing a crayon." - Bill Maher

"My mother imparted her daily truths so she could help my older brothers and me rise above our circumstances. We lived in San Francisco's Chinatown. Like most of the other Chinese children who played in the back alleys of restaurants and curio shops, I didn't think we were poor. My bowl was always full, three five-course meals every day, beginning with a soup full of mysterious things I didn't want to know the names of." - Amy Tan

"The good chip allows you to whistle while you walk in the dark alleys of golf." - Tommy Bolt

"Research is the process of going up alleys to see if they are blind." - Marston Bates

"Always follow your dreams, even if they lead you down a few dark alleys." - Teresa Mummert

"I'm one of the blind alleys off the main road of procreation." - Evelyn Waugh

"Ivory towers are as rare as bowling alleys in tribal cultures." - Terry Eagleton

"That moment - to this ... may be years in the way they measure, but it's only one sentence back in my mind - there are so many days when living stops and pulls up and sits and waits like a train on the rails. I pass the hotel at 8 and at 5; there are cats in the alleys and bottles and bums, and I look up at the window and think, I no longer know where you are, and I walk on and wonder where the living goes when it stops." - Charles Bukowski

"You have lost all delight in life. Ahead is a large array of blind alleys. You are half-deliberately, half-desperately cutting off your grip on creative life. You are becoming a neuter machine. You cannot love, even if you knew how to begin to love. Every thought is a devil, a hell-if you could do a lot of things over again, ah, how differently you would do them! You want to go home, back to the womb. You watch the world bang door after door in your face, numbly, bitterly. You have forgotten the secret you knew, once, ah, once, of being joyous, of laughing, of opening doors." - Sylvia Plath

"I have wined and dined with kings and queens and I've slept in alleys and dined on pork and beans." - Dusty Rhodes

"Let's go back, back to the Beginning..." - Hilary Duff

"Give back everything to...." - Peter the Great

"Boards don't hit back." - Bruce Lee

"Tombstones don't talk back." - Leland Chapman

"I'll be back." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"The magic's back, folks." - Jordan Knight

"Drama holds you back." - Mikaela Shiffrin

"I didn't hold back." - Sarah Hughes

"english doesn't borrow from other languages. english follows other languages down dark alleys, knocks them over and goes through their pockets for loose grammar." - James Nicoll

"The vast silence of Buddha overtakes and overrules the oncoming roar of tragic life that fills alleys and avenues; it blocks the way of pedicabs, police, convoys." - Denise Levertov

"It is perhaps beside the point to remark that bowling alleys and supermarkets have nursery facilities, while schools and colleges and scientific laboratories and government offices do not." - Betty Friedan

"You learn more quickly under the guidance of experienced teachers. You waste a lot of time going down blind alleys if you have no one to lead you." - W Somerset Maugham

"I have wined and dined with kings and queens and I"ve slept in alleys and dined on pork and beans." - Dusty Rhodes

"We like to pioneer, we like to explore, we like to go down dark alleys and see what's on the other side." - Jeff Bezos

"Precise adaptation, with each part finely honed to perform a definite function in an optimal way, can only lead to blind alleys, dead ends, and extinction." - Stephen Jay Gould

"I'm preprogrammed emotionally and intellectually not to go down blind alleys. I don't waste the time. I automatically edit out whatever's impractical." - Frank Gehry

"I spent a lot of time bowling as a kid, mostly because I grew up in bowling alleys. They were kind of my playgrounds." - Chris Hardwick

"Like paths and alleys overgrown with hardy, rank-growing weeds, the words we use are overgrown with our individual, private, provincial associations, which tend to choke the meaning." - Stefan Themerson

"The trees grew too thickly, and their trunks were too big for any healthy New England wood. There was too much silence in the dim alleys between them." - H P Lovecraft

"The streets and alleys of the ward were notoriously filthy, and the contractors habitually neglected them, not failing, however, to draw their regular payments from the city treasury." - Ray Stannard Baker

"The lowest and vilest alleys of London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Take it back, Ed. Take it all back." - Daniel Handler

"Brave hearts do not back down back off." - Sophocles

"Now, be brave and don't look back. Don't look back." - Shmi Skywalker

"Kosovians can move back in." - George W Bush

"I could make you read the entire quadrant exposition again...BACK TO BACK TO BACK TO BACK." - Andrew Hussie

"I'd like my life back." - Tony Hayward

"Get back on that bike." - Sarah Dessen

"Never look back, never forget." - Jessica Day George

"The Queen Seeker was back!" - Maria V. Snyder

"We're taking back the night" - Karen Marie Moning

"Courage! Do not fall back." - Joan Of Arc

"I'm broke and I'm back." - John Riggins

"Force shites upon Reason's Back." - Benjamin Franklin

"Lying rides upon debt's back." - Benjamin Franklin

"Yes! The Tommo is back!" - Louis Tomlinson

"I want my money back!" - Margaret Thatcher

"I want my Canada back!" - Justin Trudeau

"I've never really looked back." - Diane Keaton

"We can never go back." - Jeff Sessions

"Back in the Saddle Again." - Gene Autry

"Welcome back, my filthy pigeons." - Craig Ferguson

"Welcome back, my naughty monkeys." - Craig Ferguson

"Welcome back, my naughty donkeys." - Craig Ferguson

"Welcome back, my naughty penguins." - Craig Ferguson

"Welcome back, my frisky badgers" - Craig Ferguson

"Real Americans don't back down." - Ted Nugent

"Win back America for God." - Katherine Harris

"There is no turning back." - Hugo Chavez

"I believe in giving back." - Laura San Giacomo

"I like to give back." - Jackie Chan

"Unix is back in vogue." - Murphy J. Foster, Jr.

"I don't like looking back." - Tommy Shaw

"I got my own back." - Maya Angelou

"I took back my life." - Etta James

"Leeds is quite laid-back." - Matthew Lewis

"I want my name back." - Richard Jewell

"More than ever before, Americans are suffering from back problems: back taxes, back rent, back auto payments." - Robert Orben

"Cut back your spending now." - Suze Orman

"But what we strive to gratify, though we may call it a distant hope, is an immediate desire; the future estate for which men drudge up city alleys exists already in their imagination and love." - George Eliot

"I can always see ways to improve what I've done. At the same time, knowing it's all an ongoing life's work allows me to be less precious about blind alleys, failed experiments, and misfires." - Grant Morrison

"The development of the national spirit in its present form leads into blind alleys. Some condition must be found which preserves the life of the nation, but rules out the fatal rivalry among nations." - Kathe Kollwitz

"We plan our lives in long, unbroken stretches that intersect our dreams the way highways connect the city dots on a road map. But in the end we learn that life is lived in the side roads, alleys, and detours." - Richard Paul Evans

"I used to lay drunk in alleys and I probably will again.Bukowski, who is he? I read about Bukowski and it doesn't seem like anything to do with me." - Charles Bukowski

"It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Aw I don't wanta go to no such thing, I just wanta drink in alleys.'... But you'll miss all that, just for some old wine.' There's wisdom in wine, goddam it!' I yelled. 'Have a shot!" - Jack Kerouac

"The social sciences were for all those who had not yet decided what to do with their lives, and for all those whose premature frustrations led them into the sterile alleys of confrontation." - Peter Ustinov

"The most important thing for me is to walk the little alleys of the city, to find the little alcove where someone is cooking something, and just watch them do it. That's my idea of fun." - Yotam Ottolenghi

"The backpackers are back on the bandwagon like this was my comeback season back, back in the day" - Drake

"I want you to promise the Lord that, from tonight, you will not think back, look back, or act back!" - Smith Wigglesworth

"At twenty I tried to die And get back, back, back to you. I thought even the bones would do." - Sylvia Plath

"Holding back is so close to stealing." - Neil Young

"Always look ahead, but never look back." - Miles Davis

"I was like, 'What's Margiela?' back then." - Kim Kardashian

"Put it back in the horse!" - H Allen Smith

"Private flights back home, no stop-over" - Drake

"Ambition, like a torrent, never looks back." - Ben Jonson

"The way back is always shorter." - Maya Deren

"These haters can't hold me back" - Rick Ross

"I don't back down for anybody." - Shawn Michaels

"Scratch my back with a hack saw!" - Mike Lange

"Lean back into the arms of grace." - Cheryl Richardson

"I ain't looking back only forward." - Eminem

"Smile and others will smile back." - Jean Baudrillard

"What goes around comes back around." - Beyonce Knowles

"When you fight corruption, it fights back." - Nuhu Ribadu

"You can never take the violence back." - Ozzy Osbourne

"Isn't it about time you fought back?" - Penelope Douglas

"Never run back to what broke you." - Frank Ocean

"Well, back to the drawing board." - Peter Arno

"After desolation, grief brings back our humanity." - Mason Cooley

"Never turn your back on a friend." - Alfred Hitchcock

"Fame opportunely despised often comes back redoubled." - Livy

"Phenomena are constantly folded back upon themselves." - Albert Pike

"It's inevitable that the company come back." - John DeLorean

"Well, there's no monkey on my back," - Kim Clijsters

"Bebop has set music back twenty years." - Tommy Dorsey

"I'm tipping the hat and looking back." - Robert Plant

"Sometimes it's better not to look back." - Ransom Riggs

"Get transported back to the seventies !" - Tom Evans

"I would send back a statement: 'None.'" - Peter Higgs

"When God gives, he holds nothing back." - Rick Warren

"Gone surfing. Be back soon. -D" - Alyson Noel

"The sport needs the cash cow back." - Floyd Mayweather Jr

"If I look back I am lost." - George R R Martin

"What we project, we get back." - Tony Clark

"Come back, paragraphs. America needs you." - Merlin Mann

"I want to come back as me." - Ed Koch

"Roll back federal spending to 2008 levels." - Rand Paul

"Quintilius Varus, Give me back my legions!" - Augustus

"Looking back doesn't have to be painful." - Chita Rivera

"Always get back to your core principles." - Mike Krzyzewski

"You do' pay back, you pay forward." - Robert A Heinlein

"You give loyalty, you'll get it back." - Tommy Lasorda

"Pele should go back to the museum." - Diego Maradona

"For once, I didn't look back." - Rick Riordan

"I'll be here when you get back." - Ally Carter

"O, call back yesterday, bid time return" - William Shakespeare

"O, call back yesterday, bid time return." - William Shakespeare

"Don't look back, just keep on walking." - Anonymous

"Knight saved it with his back arm" - Ian Brown

"I'm back? I never went away..." - Andres Iniesta

"Lookin' back is a bad habit." - Charles Portis

"Go back to your bingo hall." - Jerry Lawler

"Nothing great happens when you hold back." - Scott Elrod

"Smile pretty and watch your back" - Ani Difranco

"Heaven suits the back to the burden." - Charles Dickens

"Evil on itself shall back recoil." - John Milton

"Start at the end and work back." - Neil Armstrong

"Nothing holds us back but our thoughts." - Steve Hagen

"Let's put 'Christ' back into Christmas" - Kirk Cameron



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