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1. "Mr. Codro's destiny is Ptolemaic; in other words, based on fiction. Ptolemaic says it all; it means above all fixed and unchanging, that is to say different from real life which is by nature changing and temporary. It means: not according to natural truth, but according to man's desire and the pretense inspired by his fear of dying and his desire for permanence."
Author: Alberto Savinio
2. "The rawness and the richness of music on vinyl almost went away, but it still seems to be on a lot of people's radar, and for good reason. It does something different than more accessible means of music playing, like MP3 players and downloads and whatnot. You get in front of these archaic contraptions that go 'round and 'round."
Author: Billy Gibbons
3. "The brain, he writes, is like Kublai Khan, the great Mongol emperor of the thirteenth century. It sits enthroned in its skull, "encased in darkness and silence," at a lofty remove from brute reality. Messengers stream in from every corner of the sensory kingdom, bringing word of distant sights, sounds, and smells. Their reports arrive at different rates, often long out of date, yet the details are all stitched together into a seamless chronology. The difference is that Kublai Khan was piecing together the past. The brain is describing the present—processing reams of disjointed data on the fly, editing everything down to an instantaneous now. How does it manage it?"
Author: Burkhard Bilger
4. "I didn't expect such a huge reaction, but I knew I was doing something different to everything else that was happening at the time."
Author: Enya
5. "The nature of anguish is translated into different forms."
Author: Franz Kline
6. "Men and women play the same game but with different rules."
Author: Habeeb Akande
7. "My Panasonic typewriter can make graphs. It types in four different colors."
Author: Heather O'Rourke
8. "I have a different way of thinking. I think synergistically. I'm not linear in thinking, I'm not very logical."
Author: Imelda Marcos
9. "Arthur Weasley: We have a very different idea about what disgraces the name of wizard, Malfoy."
Author: J.K. Rowling
10. "In different circumstances, if we were alone in a dark corner of some bar back home, I'd back her right up to the wall and tell her that not only would she like being owned by me, but she'd fucking beg for it."
Author: Jessica Clare
11. "Material comes all kinds of ways, and it's never a question of a lack of material or a lack of projects - I have tons of projects. The issue is to convince someone to give you the money. And it's a very different business than it was just 8 years ago."
Author: John Landis
12. "As an actor, you're always playing different people, so you yourself are always kind of going through an identity crisis."
Author: Josh Hutcherson
13. "My throat tightened, but I held back the tears and reminded myself that withdrawing from a woman is no different than kicking a drug; you feel shaky and you want it, but eventually the need passes, and you feel restored."
Author: Keith Ablow
14. "I suppose that's how it looks in prose. But it's very different if you look at it through poetry…and I think it's nicer…' Anne recovered herself and her eyes shone and her cheeks flushed… 'to look at it through poetry."
Author: L.M. Montgomery
15. "In a clock the complex action of countless different wheels works its way out in the even, leisurely movement of hands measuring time; in a similar way the complex action of humanity in those 160,000 Russians and Frenchmen – all their passions, longings, regrets, humiliation and suffering, their rushes of pride, fear and enthusiasm – only worked its way out in defeat at the battle of Austerlitz, known as the battle of the three Emperors, the slow tick-tock of the age-old hands on the clock face of human history."
Author: Leo Tolstoy
16. "Age is not different from earlier life as long as you're sitting down."
Author: Malcolm Cowley
17. "People walk differently in high heels. Your body sways to a different kind of tempo."
Author: Manolo Blahnik
18. "I tried a dozen different modifications that were rejected. But they all served as a path to the final design."
Author: Mikhail Kalashnikov
19. "I was very good in math and physics. In the Soviet time, we had a lot of Olympic-style competitions for different disciplines: I was always winning in my region."
Author: Oleg Deripaska
20. "But once you cross the Shannon - even though geographically you have only come a short distance - different rules of time apply, and most people still understand the crucial secret of human happiness: that it's better to do a few things slowly, than a lot of things fast."
Author: Pete McCarthy
21. "Kids don't like being put into boxes, and your kid can act in different ways in different situations."
Author: Rosalind Wiseman
22. "Were-Hunters are different from humans. (Ravyn)You mean other than the fact that you live for several hundred years, can turn into animals, time travel, and wave your hand to make freaky stuff happen? (Susan)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
23. "What we call 'time' isn't chronological but spatial; what we call 'death' is merely a transition between different kinds of matter."
Author: Stéphane Audeguy

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[I]n speaking about someone's character, we do not say that he is wise or comprehending, but that he is gentle or moderate."
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