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" A basketball was in my hands 24/7, playing one-on-one against everybody and anybody, trying to prove against the older guys, just playing. The wind blowing outside, double rims, stuff like that, just always playing ball. "
" A Boston man is the east wind made flesh. "
Thomas Gold Appleton
" Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires. "
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
" Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great. "
Roger de Rabutin
" A captain who does not know where he wants to sail, there is no wind on Earth that will bring him there. "
" A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind. "
" A clear cold morning with high wind: we caught in a trap a large gray wolf, and last night obtained in the same way a fox who had for some time infested the neighbourhood of the fort. "
" Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are. "
" After a while, you can't get any higher. It's like your head is in a wind tunnel - everything is vibrating. "
" After my final semester at Yale in December of 2013, I made a scary choice. Instead of looking for work - feeling over-read and underweight - that for a few months I would go wherever the wind carried me. I would become a student of the world, and I would eat. "
" After the children grew up, I began to focus on my writing. My first books were part of a trilogy... The 'Wind Dance' trilogy. "
" A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache. "
Catherine the Great
" A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle. "
" A kestrel can and does hover in the dead calm of summer days, when there is not the faintest breath of wind. He will, and does, hover in the still, soft atmosphere of early autumn, when the gossamer falls in showers, coming straight down as if it were raining silk. "
" Al Gore is not just whistling in the wind. Global warming is for real. Every scientist knows that now, and we are on our way to the destruction of every species on earth, if we don't pay attention and reverse our course. "
Theodore C. Sorensen
" A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine. "
" All ballplayers want to wind up their careers with the Cubs, Giants or Yankees. They just can't help it. "
" All good books wind up, I think, with the writer getting his teeth bashed in. "
" All of Hollywood was convinced that 'Gone with the Wind' would be a colossal disaster and rather hoped it would be. "
Olivia De Havilland
" All sports have a zone, but ours is at 95 mph. You can feel the speed; you can feel the wind. It's the most euphoric thing I've ever done. "
" All the lessons are in nature. You look at the way rocks are formed - the wind and the water hitting them, shaping them, making them what they are. Things take time, you know? "
" A lot of my background is in theatre, so when you're on location, and the wind is really blowing, it's raining, and you've got mud all over you, it really keeps you on your toes. "
" A man from a primitive culture who sees an automobile might guess that it was powered by the wind or by an antelope hidden under the car, but when he opens up the hood and sees the engine he immediately realizes that it was designed. "
" America is a hurricane, and the only people who do not hear the sound are those fortunate if incredibly stupid and smug White Protestants who live in the center, in the serene eye of the big wind. "
" An author knows his landscape best; he can stand around, smell the wind, get a feel for his place. "
" And finally Winter, with its bitin', whinin' wind, and all the land will be mantled with snow. "
" And, frankly, what happens out of Washington is, it creates a wind in my face, uncertainty over Obamacare, uncertainty over their tax policy, uncertainty over the regulatory policy. "
" Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. "
Robert Green Ingersoll
" Anybody who has stood on the prairie in North Dakota has felt the force of the wind and knows that our state has an inexhaustible supply of wind power. The potential here to create jobs and draw millions of dollars in new investment to North Dakota is enormous. "
" Any debut novel is usually a case of spitting into the wind - or, just maybe, casting your bread upon the waters. Without an established audience in place, first-time authors have to hope for resonant word of mouth and a receptive reviewer or three. "
Paul Di Filippo
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