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1. "My life was lucky so that I met, I loved (and disappointed) only outstanding people."
Author: Albert Camus
2. "Immaterial as water, too vast for any mortal apprehension, the Web's outstanding qualities allow us to confuse the ungraspable with the eternal."
Author: Alberto Manguel
3. "It can be argued that the computer is humanity's attempt to replicate the human brain. This is perhaps an unattainable goal. However, unattainable goals often lead to outstanding accomplishment."
Author: Ammaar Shaukat Reshi
4. "Each game we approach like a final. Today it was the opening game at home, we won and showed outstanding football qualities. We will be preparing for the next game the same way."
Author: Andriy Shevchenko
5. "I am young,gifted and happy! I am excited knowing I am an outstanding leader."
Author: Anyaele Sam Chiyson
6. "The extinction of race consciousness as between Muslims is one of the outstanding achievements of Islam, and in the contemporary world there is, as it happens, a crying need for the propagation of this Islamic virtue."
Author: Arnold J. Toynbee
7. "During the course of my football and business careers, I have had the great honor of meeting and associating with many outstanding leaders."
Author: Bart Starr
8. "At the foot of the mountain, the park ended and suddenly all was squalor again. I was once more struck by this strange compartmentalization that goes on in America -- a belief that no commercial activities must be allowed inside the park, but permitting unrestrained development outside, even though the landscape there may be just as outstanding. America has never quite grasped that you can live in a place without making it ugly, that beauty doesn't have to be confined behind fences, as if a national park were a sort of zoo for nature."
Author: Bill Bryson
9. "You may not feel outstandingly robust, but if you are an average-sized adult you will contain within your modest frame no less than 7 X 10^18 joules of potential energy—enough to explode with the force of thirty very large hydrogen bombs, assuming you knew how to liberate it and really wished to make a point."
Author: Bill Bryson
10. "Stevie: "If you think he's a lecher and all men are disgusting, why do you want me to date?"Zena: "Because, Stevie. Now and then, when the moon is full and bluish, when the galaxy is all calm and peaceful and serenity rules and even the falling stars are falling gracefully, and the wind creates a beautiful song, that's when you find one outstanding man. Kind. Loyal. Funny and smart, great in bed but not kinky. A lover in his head and in his body. A man who doesn't think as a dick-obsessed monkey with a brain the size of a testicle, but one who is thoughtful and can hold his emotions in one hand and hug you close with the other. A man who is a hunky, manly man but who can talk to you like your best girlfriend, because that's what he wants to be for you. Your best friend."(Page 44)"
Author: Cathy Lamb
11. "Shakespeare is the outstanding example of how that can be done. In all of Shakespeare's plays, no matter what tragic events occur, no matter what rises and falls, we return to stability in the end."
Author: Charlton Heston
12. "If you can walk away from a landing, it's a good landing. If you use the airplane the next day, it's an outstanding landing."
Author: Chuck Yeager
13. "When I was 20, Shostakovich was my favorite composer. I still find his Fifth Symphony wonderful, with its outstanding themes and rhythms. That's the piece that made me want to be a classical composer."
Author: Dave Brubeck
14. "We all want everything to be okay. We don't even wish so much for fantastic or marvelous or outstanding. We will happily settle for okay, because most of the time, okay is enough."
Author: David Levithan
15. "If you can get an out on one pitch, take it. Let the strikeouts come on the outstanding pitches. Winning is the big thing. If you throw a lot of pitches, before you know it, your arm is gone."
Author: Dwight Gooden
16. "I have been seriously afraid at times but have used my fear as a stimulating factor rather than allowing it to paralyse me. My abilities have not been outstanding, but I have had sufficient strength and determination to meet my challenges and have usually managed to succeed with them."
Author: Edmund Hillary
17. "And so will I here state just plainly and briefly that I accept God. But I must point out one thing: if God does exist and really created the world, as we well know, he created it according to the principles of Euclidean geometry and made the human brain capable of grasping only three dimensions of space. Yet there have been and still are mathematicians and philosophers-among them some of the most outstanding-who doubt that the whole universe or, to put it more generally, all existence was created to fit Euclidean geometry; they even dare to conceive that two parallel lines that, according to Euclid, never do meet on earth do, in fact, meet somewhere in infinity. And so my dear boy, I've decided that I am incapable of understanding of even that much, I cannot possibly understand about God."
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
18. "People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to."
Author: George Allen Sr.
19. "I did note this, and set it down as yet one more of life's injustices: that the man who has been wealthy is dunned more civilly than the fellow who has ever been poor. My creditors would come to me most graciously, diffident, if not downright apologetic, for asking what was theirs. It was as if I would be doing them a great, unlooked for kindness if only I would pay them a trifling sum on my outstanding debts. I would give them tea, and polite conversation, and, even when my answer to their just entreaty had to be a regretful, "Nothing, sir, " my mortification was always entirely self-inflicted, for their civility never failed"
Author: Geraldine Brooks
20. "Third - to Mr. Harry Potter,' said Dumbledore. The room went deadly quiet. '...for pure nerve and outstanding courage, I award Gryffindor house sixty points."
Author: J.K. Rowling
21. "Not only is Rip Hamilton an outstanding basketball player, he is also known for giving back to his community."
Author: Jim Gerlach
22. "You learn how to be a gracious winner and an outstanding loser."
Author: Joe Namath
23. "I think we've got outstanding teaching in Michigan classrooms."
Author: John Engler
24. "No club that wins a pennant once is an outstanding club. One which bunches two pennants is a good club. But a team which can win three in a row really achieves greatness."
Author: John McGraw
25. "We literally had all 10 teams alive for a playoff position in the final week of the season. That outstanding balance and those close races created a major surge in attendance in the last month of the season."
Author: Lamar Hunt
26. "I knew I could never match my father as a violinist, and there were already four generations of outstanding cellists in the family."
Author: Leonard Slatkin
27. "As a historical legacy, the Kashmir conflict has been an outstanding issue for more than half a century."
Author: Li Peng
28. "That is what Reason can neither grasp nor endure, and what has offended all these men of outstanding talent who have been so received for so many centuries. Here they demand that God should act according to human justice, and do what seems right to them or else cease to be God."
Author: Martin Luther
29. "Municipal debt outstanding doubled in the past 10 years. And in the past 30 years, the U.S. has been in real economic nirvana."
Author: Meredith Whitney
30. "President Bush has had an outstanding Secretary of State in Colin Powell and there are not many people who could replace him, making Condoleezza Rice an excellent choice."
Author: Michael Crapo
31. "When it comes to .NET they've done a really outstanding job."
Author: Miguel De Icaza
32. "I think that China has many outstanding authors, and their great works should also be recognised by the world."
Author: Mo Yan
33. "If you look at most of the Royal Houses in Europe, the inbreeding was pretty outstanding."
Author: Nikolaj Coster Waldau
34. "A first-rate laboratory is one in which mediocre scientists can produce outstanding work."
Author: Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett
35. "The origin of life is one of the great outstanding mysteries of science."
Author: Paul Davies
36. "Human beings are infinitely worth studying, especially the peculiarities that often go along with outstanding gifts."
Author: Paul Johnson
37. "This is America's Team and we are confident this outstanding group of athletes will make our country proud."
Author: Peter Ueberroth
38. "Even though I disagree with many of the changes, when I see the privates graduate at the end of the day, when they walk off that drill field at the end of the ceremony, they are still fine privates; outstanding, well motivated privates."
Author: R. Lee Ermey
39. "To sublime: to pass directly from the solid to the vapor state.To sublimate: to divert the expression of an instinctual desire or impulse from its primitive form to one that is considered more socially or culturally acceptable.Sublime: of outstanding spiritual, intellectual, or moral worth."
Author: Rachel Klein
40. "To quote the exceptional teacher Marva Collins, "I will is more important than IQ." It is wonderful to have a terrific mind, but it's been my experience that having outstanding intelligence is a very small part of the total package that leads to success and happiness. Discipline, hard work, perserverance, and generosity of spirit are, in the final analysis, far more important."
Author: Rafe Esquith
41. "To accomplish excellence or anything outstanding, you must listen to that whisper which is heard by you alone."
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
42. "The single outstanding exception was the broad yet precise mandate communicated by the General Assembly in 1946 to prepare as soon as possible the Charter of Human Rights which the San Francisco Conference had not had the time or the courage to draw up."
Author: Rene Cassin
43. "Jai sighed again."What is it about this kid?"Disgusted by his seeming callousness,Ari shot him a dirty look."Don't you have any friends,Jai?"She was suprised when he actually,glanced up to meet her eyes. "One."She stopped frozen. "Yeah?" She smiled tentatively,amazed he actually oered something personal."What's he or she like?"Jai rolled his eyes."He's...a friend.""Wow,you're descriptive skills are outstanding..."
Author: Samantha Young
44. "Esteemed friend, citizen of Athens, the greatest city in the world, so outstanding in both intelligence and power, aren't you ashamed to care so much to make all the money you can, and to advance your reputation and prestige--while for truth and wisdom and the improvement of your soul you have no care or worry?"
Author: Socrates
45. "I think I've got an outstanding defensive assistant staff that's really going to help us have consistent, strong defenses. And offensively, we have an excellent staff. We've got some younger guys on offense, but that's what I coach and have my entire coaching career."
Author: Steve Spurrier
46. "I didn't have outstanding numbers coming out of college and I'm not 6'6 with 230 lbs."
Author: Victor Cruz
47. "In my job I meet many outstanding, world class, British based companies. But we need more companies and more jobs in the companies we have."
Author: Vince Cable
48. "Self-denial and self-discipline, however, will be recognized as the outstanding qualities of a good soldier."
Author: William Lyon Mackenzie King
49. "The most outstanding manifestation of negative growth in the spiritual, mental and physical health of the human race through eons of evolution is the pride of place that has been given to Guilt."
Author: Zeina Glo
50. "Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission"
Author: Zig Ziglar

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Author: Clare Short

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