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1. "Don't miss out on the love of a good women,son. No matter what that old man of yours tells you,love is real.I'd have never had the success in my life without the women right there.She's been my backbone.She's been my reason for everything I've ever done.One day your drive to make a name for yourself will begin to drift away. It won't be that important anymore.But when you're doing it for someone else, someone you would move heaven and earth for then you never lose the desire to succeed.I can't imagine this world without her in it.I don't ever want to."
Author: Abbi Glines
2. "For of course some sort of general idea they must have, if they were to do their work intelligently-though as little of one, if they were to be good and happy members of society, as possible. For particulars, as every one knows, makes for virtues and happiness;generalities are intellectually necessary evils. Not philosophers, but fret-sawyers and stamp collectors compose the backbone of society."
Author: Aldous Huxley
3. "I needed the moment of backbone — at a time when I feel I am losing all the pieces that make me, me."
Author: Alessandra Torre
4. "Kindness is not weakness, Malcolm. Forgiveness isn't lack of backbone. Forgiveness is the thing that lets human beings not strangle each other after a half an hour's acquaintance. It's not something you in particular should shit on, you know?"
Author: Amy Lane
5. "Good ideas are the backbone of good government."
Author: Brian Schweitzer
6. "A drummer is usually like the backbone."
Author: Brody Armstrong
7. "The backbone of surprise is fusing speed with secrecy."
Author: Carl Von Clausewitz
8. "If you look at Gothic detailing right down to the bottom of a column or the capital of a column, it's a small version of the whole building; that's why, like dating the backbones of a dinosaur, a good historian can look at a detail of a Gothic building and tell you exactly what the rest of the building was, and infer the whole from the parts."
Author: Charles Jencks
9. "Being slagged off is good for you. It thickens the skin and strengthens the backbone."
Author: Charlie Brooker
10. "You know me. Guys like me come a dime a dozen. No fire. No backbone. Dead weight waiting to be pulled around and taken to places where we want to go but can't go alone. Because we're afraid to go alone. Because we're afraid to be alone. Because we can't face people and we can't talk to people. Because we don't know how. Because we can't handle life and don't know the first thing about taking a bite out of life. Because we're afraid and we don't know what we're afraid of and still we're afraid. Guys like me."
Author: David Goodis
11. "I think what should be celebrated about our campaign is we have over 3 million people who have contributed to our campaign - teachers, firefighters, nurses, retirees. They're making up the backbone of this field organization in the country."
Author: David Plouffe
12. "I think I have a very nice demeanor, but at the same time, when pushed, I will freak out. I have a backbone, but I don't feel like I'm terrible about it."
Author: Debbie Gibson
13. "The story drove the book. That had a very seminal effect on the way I saw writing and storytelling. If you can set a character in a story that is compelling and has a backbone, you draw people in."
Author: Dick Wolf
14. "See that's your problem. You're putting your wishbone where your backbone oughta be."
Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
15. "Small businesses are the backbone of our economy."
Author: Ellen Tauscher
16. "Whether it's books or TV, or whatever the case may be, the backbone of what I do is my restaurants."
Author: Emeril Lagasse
17. "How is the base sequence, divided into codons? There is nothing in the backbone of the nucleic acid, which is perfectly regular, to show us how to group the bases into codons."
Author: Francis Crick
18. "To live as I incline, or not to live at all: so do I wish; so wisheth also the holiest. But alas! how have I still - inclination? Have I-still a goal? A haven towards which MY sail is set?A good wind? Ah, he only who knoweth WHITHER he saileth, knoweth what wind is good, and a fair wind for him.What still remaineth to me? A heart weary and flippant; and unstable will; fluttering wings; a broken backbone.This seeking for MY home: O Zarathustra, dost thou know that this seeking hath been MY home-sickening; it eateth me up."
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
19. "It is a great thing to have a big brain, a fertile imagination, grand ideals, but the man with these, bereft of a good backbone, is sure to serve no useful end."
Author: George Matthew Adams
20. "Stand tall and be strong in defense of those great virtues which have been the backbone of our social progress. When you are united, your power is limitless. You can accomplish anything you wish to accomplish. -President Gordon B. Hinckley, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints"
Author: Gordon B. Hinckley
21. "But I think we are seeing a resurgence of the graphic ghost story like The Others, Devil's Backbone and The Sixth Sense. It is a return to more gothic atmospheric ghost storytelling."
Author: Guillermo Del Toro
22. "For Devil's Backbone I loved it but I felt very pressured but so I was neurotic on the shoot."
Author: Guillermo Del Toro
23. "Clinging to the rags I had left, I gazed out upon the full breadth of the Furnace and shook at what I saw.The world had been wiped clean of all trace of humanity. Sharp sandstone peaks protruded into the gray sky like a humped backbone, spilling into vast seas of sand on either side. Boulders and driftwood, the castaways of some bygone mountain, cast the only disruption upon the land. And I realized—no sun crossed the sky; there was only constant, lingering grayness."
Author: Heather Heffner
24. "The Afro-American is thus the backbone of the South."
Author: Ida B. Wells
25. "My laboratory is interested in the related challenges of understanding the origin of life on the early earth, and constructing synthetic cellular life in the laboratory. Focusing on artificial life frees us to explore novel chemical systems, but what we learn from these systems helps us to understand possible pathways leading to the origin of life. Our basic design for a synthetic cell involves the encapsulation of a spontaneously replicating nucleic acid, which acts as the genetic material, within a spontaneously replicating membrane vesicle, which provides spatial localization. We are using chemical synthesis to make nucleic acids with modified nucleobases and sugar-phosphate backbones."
Author: Jack W. Szostak
26. "For within your flesh, deep within the center of your being, is the undaunted, waiting, longing, all-knowing. Is the ready, able, perfect. Within you, waiting its turn to emerge, piece by piece, with the dawn of every former test of trial and blackness, is the next unfolding, the great unfurling of wings, the re-forged backbone of a true Child of Light."
Author: Jennifer DeLucy
27. "Answers are not enough, students should be encouraged to ask questions and explore alternatives to the norm. Entrepreneurship and invention are the backbone of the new economy, yet I doubt they get more than a nod in economics courses."
Author: Jim Hunt
28. "When the news you don't want to hear is looming before you like Everest, two things can happen. Tragedy can run you through like a sword, or it can become your backbone. Either you fall apart and sob, or you say, 'Right. What's next?"
Author: Jodi Picoult
29. "His basic message is meant to put steel in their backbone and to encourage them to run the race and seek the prize of Heaven. He comes to remind them that they have an enemy who seeks to destroy them.4."
Author: John Bunyan
30. "By increasing the use of renewable fuels such as ethanol and bio-diesel, and providing the Department of Energy with a budget to create more energy efficiency options, agriculture can be the backbone of our energy supply as well."
Author: John Salazar
31. "But as soon as we got that higher speed access to the home there?s going to be a tremendous crunch on the backbones for a much higher speed bandwidth. People really ought to be planning for that."
Author: Jon Postel
32. "We need a backbone, not a wishbone."
Author: Joyce Meyer
33. "My parents are my backbone. Still are. They're the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40."
Author: Kobe Bryant
34. ""Christ, here we go. Backbone.""
Author: Kristen Ashley
35. "Brigan was saying her name, and he was sending her a feeling. It was courage and strength, and something else too, as if he were standing with her, as if he'd taken her within himself, letting her rest her entire body for a moment on his backbone, her mind in his mind, her heart in the fire of his.The fire of Brigan's heart was astounding. Fire understood, and almost could not believe, that the feeling he was sending her was love."
Author: Kristin Cashore
36. "Humble people were unsettling at best. All that lack of backbone. It was just creepy. Like talking to linguine."
Author: Laura Florand
37. "The Travises who had survived were the most purely stubborn people on earth, the kind who relied on their backbones when their wishbones were broken."
Author: Lisa Kleypas
38. "Empedolces claims that in utero, our backbone is one long solid; and that through the constriction of the womb and the punishments of birth it must be snapped again and again to form our vertebrae; that for the child to have a spine, his back must first be broken"
Author: M.T. Anderson
39. "Life has two choices: create or destruct. These choices are the backbone for all, within oneself and outside oneself. Too many ways of thinking are described by too many people that have no idea. If you're attached to your ways then detach, so you can change. Use this detachment in your writing, relationships, and understanding of life. Our future as individuals, as nations, and as mankind can only go one way. It's our choice whether we want the painful path or the peaceful path."
Author: Mark O'Brien
40. "Because education is the backbone of a competitive workforce and successful economy, making it a priority is not uncommon."
Author: Michael F. Easley
41. "Your way of life is sinful and wrong," he said fiercely.Thus says a man who admits to worshipping a God who vilifies pleasure, relegates women to roles that are little more than servants and broodmares, though they are the backbone of your church, and seeks to control his worshippers through guilt and fear."
Author: P.C. Cast
42. "Once Errol righted himself into some semblance of horsemanship, they set off at an easy canter. That is, the other horses set off at a canter, while Errol's horse settled into a teeth-shattering trot. After a hundred paces he could feel Horace's backbone through the saddle. The other riders pulled ahead without a backward glance, leaving him to his four-footed torture."
Author: Patrick W. Carr
43. "You don't ever see a thriller with a spiritual backbone."
Author: Patrick Wilson
44. "The first legislation that I produced relating to the Internet was a bill to overturn a restriction inside of the law that prohibited the Internet backbone from being used for anything other than research and scientific and educational communication."
Author: Rick Boucher
45. "My mom is the backbone not just of my family but of many families."
Author: Shia LaBeouf
46. "Family farms and small businesses are the backbone of our communities."
Author: Tom Allen
47. "For over 220 years, Marines have served at the end of America's operational reach—on freedom's far frontiers. These Marines are the backbone of the ARG/MEU (SOC) team, our regional commanders' force of choice for both forward presence and crisis response."
Author: Tom Clancy
48. "We still don't know how to put morality ahead of politics, science, and economics. We are still incapable of understanding that the only genuine backbone of our actions-if they are to be moral-is responsibility. Responsibility to something higher than my family, my country, my firm, my success."
Author: Václav Havel
49. "The moral backbone of literature is about that whole question of memory. To my mind it seems clear that those who have no memory have the much greater chance to lead happy lives."
Author: W. G. Sebald
50. "Have the backbone to go after what you want in life. It's too easy to settle."
Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour

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