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    Keep the wolf from the door

    To maintain oneself at the most basic level

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    Put on the dog

    To dress or entertain in a luxurious and extravagant manner

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    Put (someone or something) out to pasture

    To retire someone or something (just as you would put a horse that is too old to work out to pasture)

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    Put the cart before the horse

    To do things in the wrong order

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    Put the cat among the pigeons

    To cause trouble

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    Buckle down to (something)

    To concentrate strongly on something; to put much effort and work into something

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    Laugh up one's sleeve

    To laugh quietly to oneself

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    Pull oneself up by one's bootstraps

    To improve oneself or achieve something through one's own efforts

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    Pull up one's socks

    To start working harder; to put more effort into a task

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    Put on one`s thinking cap

    To think hard and long about something

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    Put one's clothes in mothballs

    To put something in storage with mothballs

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    Try on (something)

    To put clothes on to see how they fit and look

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    Get oneself into a stew over (someone or something)

    To be worried or upset about someone or something

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    Put all one's eggs in one basket

    To risk everything at once

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    Put on the feed bag

    To eat a meal (like a horse would)

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    Put on weight

    To gain weight

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    House of cards

    A poorly thought about plan, something that is badly put together and can be easily knocked over

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    Load the dice

    To make an outcome highly probable, to predetermine a result, to put someone at a disadvantage through some prior actions

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    Put one's cards on the table

    To be open and honest about one's intentions or resources

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    Raise the ante

    To increase what is at stake or under discussion in a dispute or conflict (an ante is the amount of money that you put on the table before beginning a card game)

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    Behind the eight ball

    At a disadvantage (the black ball is number eight in the game of pool and is the last ball that you try to put in a pocket if you are behind it then you are at a disadvantage)

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    Full-court-press

    A total effort or offensive, an all-out effort to put pressure on someone, a basketball tactic in which the defenders put pressure on the opposing team over the entire court and try to disrupt the other team

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    Jockey for position

    To try to put yourself in a better position than others (as a jockey would do in a horse race)

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    Put in one's oar

    To interfere with something, to add one's opinion or comments to something

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    Get one's ducks in a row

    To put one's affairs in order

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    Fish in troubled waters

    To involve oneself in a difficult or confused or dangerous situation in order to get something

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    (put) flea in (someone's) ear

    To tell someone off; an idea or answer that is not welcome

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    Put a bug in (someone`s) ear (about something)

    To give someone a hint or an idea about something

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    Put (something) in mothballs

    To put something into storage

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    Keep body and soul together

    To feed and clothe and house oneself

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    Carry through with (something)

    To put something into action, to do something

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    Put a product on the map

    To make a product known to the public

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    Put one's nose to the grindstone

    To work diligently or hard

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    Put (someone) on hold

    To disconnect someone temporarily from the telephone while you do something else

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    Put (something) on hold

    To postpone a project

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    Put (something) on the table

    To make something the topic of discussion

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    Put (someone) through

    To transfer someone to someone else's telephone

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    Run an ad

    To place or put an advertisement in a publication

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    Draw up (something)

    To put something (a contract or a plan) in writing

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    Paint oneself into a corner

    To get into a bad situation that is difficult or impossible to escape

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    Draw up an agreement/contract

    To put something into writing, to prepare a written statement

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    A law unto oneself

    Someone who makes his or her own laws or rules

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    Put (something) down in black and white

    To write something down, to make or draw up a contract

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    Sign on the dotted line

    To put your signature on a contract or other important document

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    Put one's finger on (something)

    To locate something precisely, to identify something as very important

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    Put one's hand to the plow

    To begin to do a big and important task

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    Put one's hands on (something)

    To locate and acquire something

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    Put the finger on (someone)

    To accuse someone of doing something, to identify someone as the one who did something

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    Bust a gut (to do something)

    To work very hard to do something, to strain oneself to do something

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    Put flesh on (something)

    To add details to something so that it becomes clearer and more detailed

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    Put one's back into (something)

    To use great physical or mental energy to do something

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    Put one's shoulder to the wheel

    To get busy and do some work

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    Save one's breath

    To stop talking; to be quiet; to spare oneself the trouble of talking as this will be useless

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    With every breath

    Being repetitive; saying something repeatedly; to repeat oneself

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    Make oneself heard

    To speak loudly so that you can be heard

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    Powder one's nose

    To put powder on one's nose (usually a woman goes to the restroom to do this)

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    Put a bug in (someone`s) ear

    To give someone an idea

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    Put (someone's) eye out

    To puncture or harm someone's eye causing blindness

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    Put (someone's) nose out of joint

    To insult or offend someone

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    Beat one`s brains out

    To tire oneself by thinking too much

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    Get (something) through (someone's) thick skull

    To manage to get someone (including oneself) to understand something

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    Put hair on one's chest

    To be good for someone (something that you eat or drink)

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    Put ideas into (someone's) head

    To suggest something to someone

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    Put on a brave face

    To pretend happiness, satisfaction or contentment despite problems

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    Put one's face on

    To put make-up on one's face

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    Put one's head in a noose

    To say or do something that could harm you or your image

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    Put one's head in the lion's mouth

    To put oneself in a dangerous or difficult situation

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    Put one's head on the block for (someone or something)

    To take great risks or to go to a lot of trouble for someone or something

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    Put one's heads together

    To discuss or talk about something with someone or a group of people and try to solve a problem

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    Put one's mind to (something)

    To give one's complete attention to something

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    Put (someone or something) out of one's head/mind

    To try to forget someone or something

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    Charley horse

    A cramp in one's arm or leg from straining oneself

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    Have foot-in-mouth disease

    To embarrass oneself by a silly mistake

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    Let the grass grow under one`s feet

    To allow oneself to waste time; to be idle or lazy; to be careless

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    Put one's best foot forward

    To try and make a good impression, to act one's best

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    Put one's foot down (about something)

    To object to something strongly, to refuse to do something, to refuse to allow something to happen

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    Put one's foot in one's mouth

    To say something that is the wrong thing to say in a situation

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    Put one's toe in the water

    To slowly start to do something new to see if you like it or if other people will approve of it

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    Shoot oneself in the foot

    To make a mistake or a stupid decision that makes a situation worse

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    Throw oneself at (someone's) feet

    To behave in a very humble manner

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    Give voice to (something)

    To put something into words, to express something

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    Put one`s foot in one`s mouth

    To get into trouble by saying something embarrassing or rude

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    Put one's money where one's mouth is

    To stop only saying that you will do something but to actually do it

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    Put some teeth into (something)

    To increase the power of something

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    Put the bite on (someone)

    To try to get money from someone

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    Put words into (someone`s) mouth

    To speak for another person without permission

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    Put one's thinking cap on

    To start thinking in a serious manner

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    Read to oneself

    To read without saying anything so that other people cannot hear you

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    A dime a dozen

    Cheap and common, lots of something

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    Look after number one

    To only look after or think about oneself

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    Number one

    Oneself

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    One's opposite number

    Someone who has the same position as oneself in another company or organization

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    Put in one's two cent's (worth)

    To add one's comments to a discussion

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    Put two and two together

    To make a correct guess, to figure something out from the information that you have

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    Take care of number one

    To only think about or take care of oneself

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    Take the Fifth

    To refuse to incriminate oneself because of the protection of the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States (in the U.S. a witness at a trial has this right)

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    Throw oneself at the mercy of the court

    To ask a judge for mercy when being sentenced for a crime

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    Burn (oneself) out

    To become very tired and almost sick from doing something for a long time or from working too hard

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    Pope John XXIII

    I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart.

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    John Burroughs

    I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.

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    Evita Peron

    I demanded more rights for women because I know what women had to put up with.

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    Henry Rollins

    I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.

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    Paul Harvey

    I am fiercely loyal to those willing to put their money where my mouth is.

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    Elizabeth Barrett Browning

    God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.

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    Charles Stanley

    He wants you all to Himself to put His loving, divine arms around you.

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    Sid Caesar

    Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end.

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    Joseph Campbell

    Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.

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    Abigail Adams

    Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.

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    James Levine

    Employee fathers need to step up to the plate and put their family needs on the table.

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    Issey Miyake

    Even when I work with computers, with high technology, I always try to put in the touch of the hand.

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    Michelangelo

    Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.

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    Henry Ward Beecher

    Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.

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    Steven Wright

    For my birthday I got a humidifier and a de-humidifier... I put them in the same room and let them fight it out.

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    To put an end to

    To provoke or cause something to end; to terminate

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    To put (someone) on

    To mislead someone through joke or trick

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    Lydia M. Child

    Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture.

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    Don't put all your eggs in one basket

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    Don't put the cart before the horse

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    Don't put new wine into old bottles

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    Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today

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    Put your best foot forward

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    Come in and see how the poor live!

    To deprecate relatively straitened circumstances, especially of oneself as compared to someone else

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    Common as cat-shit and twice as nasty

    Said of someone/something else thought as beneath oneself

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    Don't come the acid with me

    A plead to someone to stop being nasty, unpleasant or sarcastic toward oneself

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    To be put through the hoop

    To be punished; to be disciplined for wrongdoing

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    A washout

    General failure caused by little effort put into the task; abandon some activity because of failure to meet the standards

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    Clifton Paul Fadiman

    A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke - and that the joke is oneself.

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    Jessamyn West

    A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.

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    Moliere

    A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.

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    Mary Pipher

    Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure to put aside their authentic selves and to display only a small portion of their gifts.

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    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

    Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.

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    Martin Puryear

    At a certain point, I just put the building and the art impulse together. I decided that building was a legitimate way to make sculpture.

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    Cindy Margolis

    I really did put up all my wedding pictures on my website. And I swear to you, my wedding pictures got downloaded just as much as my bikini pictures.

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    Adam Sandler

    I sing seriously to my mom on the phone. To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story. When I hear her snoring, I hang up.

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    Suzanne Somers

    I started dieting. I dieted, dieted, dieted and tried all the diets and I would lose and then I would go back to normal eating and would put it on and then some.

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    Robert Redford

    I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?

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    Steve Jobs

    I want to put a ding in the universe.

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    Kelly Osbourne

    I was dating this guy and we would spend all day text messaging each other. And he thought that he could tell that he liked me more because he actually spelt the word 'YOU' and I just put the letter 'U'.

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    Al Sharpton

    I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me. She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker, put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table. But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that life is about not where you start, but where you're going. That's family values.

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    Pablo Picasso

    I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.

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    Craig Johnston

    I've always had an inquisitive mind about everything from flowers to television sets to motor cars. Always pulled them apart - couldn't put 'em back, but always extremely interested in how things work.

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    Jamie Lee Curtis

    I've always put my family first and that's just the way it is.

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    Joan Rivers

    If God wanted us to bend over he'd put diamonds on the floor.

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    Mason Cooley

    If you call failures experiments, you can put them in your resume and claim them as achievements.

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    Lawrence Welk

    If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.

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    Milton Friedman

    If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.

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    Imran Khan

    If your house is burning, wouldn't you try and put out the fire?

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    Mahatma Gandhi

    It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.

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    Nelson Mandela

    It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.

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    Orison Swett Marden

    It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest.

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    Elizabeth Edwards

    It takes a lot of work to put together a marriage, to put together a family and a home.

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    Sam Levenson

    It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.'

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    Anne Sullivan

    It's a great mistake, I think, to put children off with falsehoods and nonsense, when their growing powers of observation and discrimination excite in them a desire to know about things.

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    Kin Hubbard

    Kindness goes a long ways lots of times when it ought to stay at home.

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    T. S. Eliot

    Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know.

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    Anton Chekhov

    Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.

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    Marsha Blackburn

    Liberals in Congress have spent the past three decades pandering to environmental extremists. The policies they have put in place are in large part responsible for the energy crunch we are seeing today. We have not built a refinery in this country for 30 years.

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    William Christopher Handy

    Life is like a trumpet - if you don't put anything into it, you don't get anything out of it.

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    Oprah Winfrey

    Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

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    Mother Teresa

    Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do... but how much love we put in that action.

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    John F. Kennedy

    Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.

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    Emily Mortimer

    My dad had this philosophy that if you tell children they're beautiful and wonderful then they believe it, and they will be. So I never thought I was unattractive. But I was never one of the girls at school who had lots of boyfriends.

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    Jay London

    My father would take me to the playground, and put me on mood swings.

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    Eddie Izzard

    Never put a sock in a toaster.

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    Lawrence Welk

    Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God.

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    Desmond Morris

    No matter how old we become, we can still call them 'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them.

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    Dale Carnegie

    One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.

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    Swami Sivananda

    Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

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    Kirk Cameron

    Put your nose into the Bible everyday. It is your spiritual food. And then share it. Make a vow not to be a lukewarm Christian.

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    Roy Acuff

    Put your trust in the Lord and go ahead. Worry gets you no place.

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    Laetitia Casta

    Real beauty is to be true to oneself. That's what makes me feel good.

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    Mike Ditka

    So, when it comes to eating healthy, it's just doing the right thing. And it's not something you have to do 365 days a year, but I think it's something you have to do 25 days a month. Let's put it that way.

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    Cass Canfield

    Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back in the shell.

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    James D. Watson

    Take young researchers, put them together in virtual seclusion, give them an unprecedented degree of freedom and turn up the pressure by fostering competitiveness.

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    Paul Valery

    The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.

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    Sumner Redstone

    The Internet is a powerful way to make lots of money... But we are not going to buy Yahoo!

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    Catherine Bell

    The main prank that we play with props is for people's birthdays. The special effects people will put a little explosive in the cake so it blows up in their face - that's always fun to play on a guest star, or one of the trainees or someone who's new.

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    Katherine Anne Porter

    The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one's own even more, one's own, for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.

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    Andrew Carnegie

    The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.

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    Josh Billings

    There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.

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    Richard Rorty

    There is nothing deep down inside us except what we have put there ourselves.

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    Albert Camus

    To know oneself, one should assert oneself.

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    Oscar Wilde

    To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

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    Alexander Chase

    To understand is to forgive, even oneself.

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    Keith Emerson

    We can all put weight on or lose weight.

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    Julia Barr

    We love to be with our family and friends and I can tell you that lots of eating will be involved.

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    Voltaire

    We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work, which proves that man was not born to rest.

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    Bill Gates

    We've got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.

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    Frank A. Clark

    We've put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it.

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    Henry David Thoreau

    What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?

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    Catherine Bell

    When I do get time, I like to hike and I take lots of vitamins and powders to keep healthy.

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    Paul Cezanne

    When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.

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    Thomas J. Watson

    Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use.

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    Joseph Conrad

    Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - and to put its trust in life.

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    Coco Chanel

    Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants.

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    Flip Wilson

    You can't expect to hit the jackpot if you don't put a few nickels in the machine.

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    Michael Phelps

    You can't put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.

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    Judith Viorst

    You end up as you deserve. In old age you must put up with the face, the friends, the health, and the children you have earned.

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    To run the gauntlet

    To place oneself at risk of attack

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    A berk

    Said to someone in order to tease; 'humorous put-down'

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    To knuckle down

    To put more effort or work into something

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    To thread one's way

    Leave a mark behind to find one's way back; give oneself a clue

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    To fight one's corner

    To defend oneself; to defend one's case

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    Drive (someone) into a corner

    To put someone in a bad situation with limited or no options

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    To find oneself in queer street

    To go bankrupt; to be in serious financial trouble

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    Get blinged up

    Put on oneself lots of jewellery

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