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1. "The Freemen have 987 levels of membership, the first three of which are achieved merely by filling out an application. The 8th level is granted upon full acceptance into the local lodge, the 13th following Initiation, the 21st at the end of the Initiate's second week, and the 89th the first time he brings snacks."
Author: Adam Rex
2. "Later in July I'm going to be promoting and putting on a boxing show of amateur fighters from July 21st through the 28th where one hundred kids will be fighting and competing with each other to see who's going to be the best."
Author: Alexis Arguello
3. "The 21st chapter gives the novel the quality of genuine fiction, an art founded on the principle that human beings change. ----- "A Clockwork Orange Resucked" intro to first full American version 1986"
Author: Anthony Burgess
4. "I'm a feminist, a 21st-century feminist - which means choice and freedom. One has the right to be both glamorous and ethically structured."
Author: Arielle Dombasle
5. "There's so much in the 21st century that is stymied by bureaucracy and mediocrity and committee."
Author: Benedict Cumberbatch
6. "This part of the 21st century is preoccupied with risk, and there's a lot that law can do to make lives longer and healthier."
Author: Cass Sunstein
7. "And then, build a bustling wonderful city of the 21st century, with a restoration of a spectacular skyline, which Manhattan, of course, needs. So, that is really the design as a whole."
Author: Daniel Libeskind
8. "Heathenism is a state of mind. You can take it that I'm referring to one who does not see his world. He has no mental light. He destroys almost unwittingly. He cannot feel any Gods presence in his life. He is the 21st century man."
Author: David Bowie
9. "I am a woman of the 21st Century who is self-assured and speaks my mind."
Author: Ednita Nazario
10. "As for the forces, electromagnetism and gravity we experience in everyday life. But the weak and strong forces are beyond our ordinary experience. So in physics, lots of the basic building blocks take 20th- or perhaps 21st-century equipment to explore."
Author: Edward Witten
11. "I'm a 21st-century guy, secure in who I am."
Author: Eric Holder
12. "I suspect there are people in all walks of life who need to be dragged into the 21st century in terms of attitudes towards women."
Author: Frances O'Grady
13. "By the last decades of the 21st century, church worship will still take the form of reading passages of traditional texts - the Bible, the Koran, the Rig Veda - but physicist-priests will preside over the ceremonies."
Author: Frank Tipler
14. "This 21st century economy holds great promise for our people. But unless we give all Americans the skills they need to succeed, countries like India and China will take good-paying jobs that should be ours."
Author: Harry Reid
15. "Since the beginning of the 21st century, thanks to the concerted efforts of both sides, China-U.S. relationship has on the whole enjoyed steady growth. Since President Obama took office, we have maintained close contact through exchange of visits, meetings, telephone conversations and letters."
Author: Hu Jintao
16. "It's the 21st century. It's healthier for us, better for the environment and certainly kinder to be a vegetarian."
Author: Ingrid Newkirk
17. "Investing in industries and technology for the 21st century generates high-skilled, high-wage jobs for industries of the future."
Author: Jay Inslee
18. "Anonymous sources are a practice of American journalism in the 20th and 21st century, a relatively recent practice. The literary tradition of anonymity goes back to the Bible."
Author: Joe Klein
19. "But the fact is, Mr. Chairman, for all the challenges the Postal Service of the 21st century faces, it still retains its traditional place as a key cog in how American businesses conduct their affairs and how Americans all across this land communicate."
Author: John M. McHugh
20. "For those of us who have lived abroad and seen our nation in a highly competitive 21st century, and kind of see where this world is going - unless we are able to strengthen our core, we're going to see the end of the American century. And that is totally unacceptable."
Author: Jon Huntsman Jr.
21. "I believe that my children, who are young, will look back on the early years of the 21st century in rather the same way I look back on the middle of the 20th: as a time when seemingly respectable people supported discrimination against Americans simply because those Americans were different from themselves."
Author: Jon Meacham
22. "As we think of power in the 21st century, we want to get away from the idea that power's always zero sum - my gain is your loss and vice versa. Power can also be positive sum, where your gain can be my gain."
Author: Joseph Nye
23. "If we want to create a viable, peaceful world, we've got to integrate compassion into the gritty realities of 21st century life."
Author: Karen Armstrong
24. "Who could have guessed at the dawn of the 21st century, the seminal technology upon which 5000 years of modern science had resulted was the click?"
Author: Ken Goldstein
25. "?What color is a chameleon placed on a mirror?...The chameleon responding to its own shifting image is an apt analog of the human world of fashion. Taken as a whole, what are fads but the response of a hive mind to its own reflection?In a 21st-century society wired into instantaneous networks, marketing is the mirror; the collective consumer is the chameleon."
Author: Kevin Kelly
26. "It is U.S. workers who lose out when employers cannot get the high-tech graduates they need to compete with foreign companies in the 21st century economy."
Author: Kit Bond
27. "In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion."
Author: Kofi Annan
28. "Only by remembering to say 'no' will the women of 21st century regain their voice and remember their power. 'No' is the most important word in a woman's dialectic arsenal, and it is the one word that our employers, our leaders, and quite often, the men in our lives would do anything to prevent us from saying. No, we will not serve. No, we will not settle for the dirty work, the low-paid work, the unpaid work. No, we will not stay late at the office, look after the kids, sort out the shopping. We refuse to fit the enormity of our passion, our creativity, and our potential into the rigid physical prison laid down for us since we were small children. No. We refuse. We will not buy your clothes and shoes and surgical solutions. No, we will not be beautiful; we will not be good. Most of all, we refuse to be beautiful and good."
Author: Laurie Penny
29. "In this century, the 21st century, the U.S. recognizes our prosperity and our security depends even more on the Asia-Pacific region."
Author: Leon Panetta
30. "The role of an orchestra in the 21st century isn't just playing, it's about developing future audiences and performers."
Author: Leonard Slatkin
31. "I'm sad to report that in the past few years, ever since uncertainty became our insistent 21st century companion, leadership has taken a great leap backwards to the familiar territory of command and control."
Author: Margaret J. Wheatley
32. "Nearly thirty years on, despite Pejic's unpopularity with some feminists and the closet-cases who write for US FHM, 1980s Marilyn and his shameless, shining desire to be desired looks more like a glamorous prophet, preparing the way for the Metrosexy 21st Century."
Author: Mark Simpson
33. "I say we have not even had the decency to maintain the assets that our parents and grandparents built for us - our roads, our bridges, our wastewater systems, our sewer systems; by the way, those weren't Bolsheviks, those weren't socialists that built those things for us - much less build the infrastructure we need for the 21st century."
Author: Michael Bennett
34. "If the first decade of the 21st century can be summarized in one scene, It will definitely be the collision of the two planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center (New York) September 11, 2001, the scene represents the collision of the «mentality of the 7th century» that uses the «products of modernity» to attack modernity itself, in the 21st century within the heart of the city that is the capital of the modern world.?? ???? ????? ????? ????? ?? ????? ?????? ? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ???? ??????? ??????? ?? (???????) 11 ?????? 2001? ???? ???? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ???? ?????? ?????? ??????? ?????? ????? ?? ????? ?????? ? ??????? ?? ??? ????? ?? ????? ?????? ???????."
Author: Mustafa Badr
35. "For me, 'Moby-Dick' is more than the greatest American novel ever written; it is a metaphysical survival manual - the best guidebook there is for a literate man or woman facing an impenetrable unknown: the future of civilization in this storm-tossed 21st century."
Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
36. "Conner Lassiter. Scheduled to be unwound the 21st of November-until you went AWOL. You caused an accident that killed a bus driver, left dozens of others injured, and shut down an interstate highway for hours. Then, on top of it, you took a hostage AND shot a Juvey-cop with his own tranq gun."..."He's the Akron AWOL?!"
Author: Neal Shusterman
37. "The day of resurrection is determined in this manner. The first Sunday after the full moon in Aries is celebrated as Easter. Aries begins on the 21st day of March and ends approximately on the 19th day of April. The sun's entry into Aries marks the beginning of Spring The moon in its monthly transit around the earth will form sometime between March 21st and April 25th an opposition to the sun, which opposition is called a full moon, The first Sunday after this phenomenon of the heavens occurs Is celebrated as Easter; the Friday preceding this day is observed as Good Friday. This movable date should tell the observant one to look for some interpretation other than the one commonly accepted. These days do not mark the anniversaries of the death and resurrection of an individual who lived on earth."
Author: Neville Goddard
38. "It is time to create new social science departments that reflect the breadth and complexity of the problems we face as well as the novelty of 21st-century science. These would include departments of biosocial science, network science, neuroeconomics, behavioral genetics and computational social science."
Author: Nicholas A. Christakis
39. "If we were in Victorian England I would have called him dashing;but, since we lived in the 21st century I would have to settle for the wordier GQ model hot."
Author: Penny Reid
40. "What exactly is the new verse movement? The New Verse Movement of the 1910's was to make poetry relevant again by immersing it into the spaces, technologies, and social dynamics of the modern city.And Now In The Present And Future ?The New Verse Movement of the 21st Century follows these same beliefs. To somehow ignite the spark and to help make poetry relevant again in a new age of technologies (The Internet) and to support new & experimental as well as older poetic forms. The New Verse Movement of the 21st Century is all about change and free expression of the creative mind."
Author: R.M. Engelhardt
41. "Yes, this is 21st-century America. Where we have better means to treat mental illness than ever before, but choose to let the insane people decide to get it or not."
Author: Rich Lowry
42. "The fact that I spend a lot of time in the 18th century doesn't mean I'm not concerned with the 21st."
Author: Robert Darnton
43. "'Indian policy' has now been brought down upon the American people, and the American people are the new Indians of the 21st Century."
Author: Russell Means
44. "As a former Apollo astronaut, I think it's safe to say that SpaceX and the other commercial developers embody the 21st century version of the Apollo frontier spirit."
Author: Rusty Schweickart
45. "Certainly, I am writing as a 21st-century woman, so I am much more inclined to view her as a three-dimensional woman. I think we keep coming up with this stubborn problem of a woman being judged by her appearance rather than her accomplishments. We are much more inclined to ask: was Cleopatra beautiful?"
Author: Stacy Schiff
46. "These views were voiced by the school of 'optessimists', i.e. philosophers who derived optimism for the future from a pessimistic appraisal of the present." The 21st Voyage, The Star Diaries"
Author: Stanisław Lem
47. "The Finland of the 21st century can thrive only if women of learning - in common with their male counterparts - are guaranteed the opportunity to use their creative potential to the full."
Author: Tarja Halonen
48. "21st Century Managers must change their thinking because they are now in the business of managing Mindsets & thinking, which impacts actions and behaviors."
Author: Tony Dovale
49. "I find that in the 21st century, there's not a lot of compassion for what other people are going through or the walk that they have to walk."
Author: Tori Amos
50. "I believe the lion's share of the history of the 21st century is going to play out in the Asian Pacific region not the US."
Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour

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