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“Sometimes when I walk down the street I bet people will say there goes Roy Hobbs, the best there ever was in the game.”
Bernard Malamud
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The Natural
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Roy Hobbs
Harriet Bird
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walking
people
games
the best
baseball
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“You and I are just kids. We’ve got the best and the worst of it in front of us”
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“Ask yourself: What is the best I can do? And then do that.”
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“The good-to-great companies made a habit of putting their best people on their best opportunities, not their biggest problems.”
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“America’s best were going to war, and Sergeant Matt Eversmann was among them.”
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“Wail no more, let sorrow rest, All is ordered for the best.”
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“And in imagination he began to recall the best moments of his pleasant life. But strange to say none of those best moments of his pleasant life now seemed at all what they had then seemed”
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″‘Competition brings out the best in me.‘”
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“From east of the East-est to west of the West-est we’ve searched the whole world just to bring you the best-est.”
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“You are so much more valuable to everyone around you and to the world if you begin every day knowing exactly who you are and try to be the best, brightest version of yourself.”
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“Some of those activities may be good, but they are taking up resources that your best ones need. So you always will have to choose between good and best. This is especially tough for some creative people, causing them a lack of focus. They create more than they can focus on and feed, they are attached to every idea as if they were all equal, and they try to keep them all alive. Instead of a to-do list, they have a to-do pile. It goes nowhere fast.”
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“Forget the rest, and be your BEST.”
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“Being alone is best. I mean, it’s true, isn’t it? In the end you’ll be absolutely alone; therefore, being alone is natural.”
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“All of your precious resources—time, energy, talent, passion, money—should only go to the buds of your life or your business that are the best, are fixable, and are indispensable. Otherwise, average sets in…”
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“Heeding that call was a band of elite warriors who’d left the United States military and had joined a clandestine organization that protected American covert intelligence operatives abroad.”
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″ Do the best you can, until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”
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″ I do my best because I am counting on you counting on me.”
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“Living with fear stops us taking risks, and if you don’t go out on the branch, you’re never going to get the best fruit.”
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“Rejection steals the best of who I am by reinforcing the worst of what’s been said to me.”
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“It was the greatest pearl in the world.”
Kino
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“There would be a lot fewer of us screwing up the game of life so brilliantly, if there was always a right answer instead of just a best--or even a less bad--answer.”
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″ ‘I only had it on special occasions at home. Marmalade’s very expensive in Darkest Peru.’ ‘Then you shall have it every morning starting tomorrow,’ continued Mrs. Brown. ‘And honey on Sunday.’ ”
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“He’s part Old Yeller,” she said. “And he was the best one of the bunch.”
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“I finally followed a Munch Hunch, the best hunch of the bunch! I followed him into the kitchen and had six hot dogs for lunch.”
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“Everybody started talking at once, and everybody had a different idea, and everybody thought that his idea was the best.”
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“I don’t like to brag but I’m tell you you, Liz, that speaking of cooks, I’m the best that there is!”
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“I picked out the eggs in a most careful way. I only picked those that I knew were Grade-A. I only took eggs from the very best fowls.”
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“She wanted him to know that he was the best thing that had happened to her.”
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″‘You love Star more than you love me,’ I said. ‘I love you both,’ said Marigold. She hesitated. ‘But Star is Micky’s child.’ ‘Yes, and she’s with him now,’ I said, ‘She’s gone to him. I’ve stayed with you. Why can’t you love me best?‘”
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“To make the best scramble that’s ever been made a cook has to hook the best eggs ever laid. ”
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“Master Crispin, In this box you will find the only thing you do not have. It’s the very best thing in the whole wide world. -S”
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“The Circus McGurkus! The cream of the cream! The Circus McGurkus! The Circus Supreme! The Circus McGurkus! Colossal! Stupendous! Astounding! Fantastic! Terrific! Tremendous! ”
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“I like videos. But I like my dinosaurs better because you can fix them, you can bath them, you can take them to bed. And best of all, you can say their names.”
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“What this zoo must be worth! It’s the gol-darndest zoo on the face of the earth!”
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“That’s the best hunting dog we’ve ever had. Best in the village and you know it. Everybody knows it. She does you credit, Rufus.”
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“That’s the best hunting dog we’ve ever had. Best in the village and you know it. Everybody knows it. She does you credit, Rufus.”
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“Every year Mr. Petrusca _the best fishmonger in town-finds the biggest lobsters for one of his very best customers, Mr. Trimble.”
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“There are no cows like our Dutch cows in all the world, I believe.”
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″ ‘From now on,’ Katy promised, ‘I shall never complain, I’ll be a happy caboose at the end of a train And put up with the jolts, the train noise, and the rest, All the smoke that rolls by- or at least try my best.’ ”
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“ ‘I can’t read this,’ said the Principal. ‘It looks like SHIRKING. You’re not SHIRKING, are you, Treehorn? We can’t have any shirkers here, you know. We’re a team, and we all have to do our very best.’ “
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“Of all the beasts in the world, I’m the best! On land, and on sea... even up in the sky no animal lives who is better than I!”
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“Yes, a chair. A wonderful, beautiful, fat, soft, armchair. We will get one covered in velvet with roses all over it. We are going to get the best chair in the whole world.”
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“The best you do does not counterbalance the worst.”
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“Grandma Poss made bush magic. She made wombats blue and kookaburras pink. She made dingoes smile and emus shrink. But the best magic of all was the magic that made Hush INVISIBLE.”
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“The sight of the brave, bustling tugboats made Little Toot think. Suddenly a great new idea came to him. ‘I don’t want to be a silly tugboat anymore,’ he thought. ‘I want to be a real tugboat, the best tugboat on the river. Then I’ll make my father proud of me.’ ”
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“Mr. Bird was happy. He was so happy he had to sing. This was Mr. Bird’s song: ‘I love my house. I love my nest. In all the world my nest is best!’ ”
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“Mr. and Mrs. Bird worked very hard. It took them the rest of the morning to finish their nest. ‘This nest is really the best!’ said Mrs. Bird. ‘I want to stay here forever.’ ”
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“Mr. Bird went in. And there was Mrs. Bird! Sitting there, singing! ‘I love my house, I love my nest. In all the world this nest is best.’ ”
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″ ‘That was a great shot’, says the little boy. ‘The best and longest anyone has kicked on our street.’ ‘Do you really think so?’ says Alfie? Now he is happy, too.”
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“I must bring them all up to be useful- to depend upon themselves; there is not a moment to be lost, and not a moment shall be lost; I will do my best and trust to God”
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‘The best thing that I can do, is to decide upon taking some straight line, and continue on it: I must get out of the forest at last, even if I walk right across it.”
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“When we have done our very best, Papa, and that is not enough, then I think the right time must have come for asking help of others.”
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“I think you must be the best person in the world...you are always doing good, aren’t you? -- and thinking about other people. Dearest says that is the best kind of goodness; not to think about yourself, but to think about other people. That is just the way you are, isn’t it?”
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Handa’s Surprise is a book about a Kenyan girl (Handa) who visits her friend with a basket full of seven different fruits as presents. Along the way to Akeyo’s village, Handa contemplates which fruit Akeyo will like the best.
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Along the way to Akeyo’s village, Handa contemplates which fruit Akeyo will like the best. However, each time Handa thinks about a certain fruit an animal pops along and takes that particular fruit.
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“He was a better officer than many who vaunted themselves illustrious, the best of all officers, in fact. Yet there he was, walking unhappily in the night.”
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“Supposed we have fine weather, fine crops, all the stock in good shape. Now that’s wealth. Real wealth. But what’s the result? Counted in dollars, we’re poor. Sometimes the best crops make a man the poorest.”
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“He liked all the uncles, but best of all he liked young Uncle James. Young Uncle James was only fourteen years old, so he and Jonathan were friends.”
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“I like you best of all, Uncle Marton!”
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“And he has the best grades in gym. What else does he have? A pretty good heart and a bicycle horn.”
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“Deadlock was the truest marking hound in the country of the Two Rivers.”

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