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Widows Quotes
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"It's a lot of locals. Some of them have been professionals. They are widows and widowers. And of course, young people can come, too."
-Bill Pope
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"A lot of widows would stick it in a drawer -- not my mom. She flew it until it was worn."
-Gayle Meadors
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"We sympathize with the widows but we have to look seriously at taking two survival parents into a war zone especially when there is a safer more predictable alternative available."
-Paul Boyce
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"It caught me off guard when I saw those numbers. But then I realized that in my own practice, I've been working with a lot of single women lately; young women just out of college, widows wanting to downsize, divorced women who are starting over. So, I see no reason why this trend shouldn't continue."
-Pat Vredevoogd
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"Except for con men borrowing money they shouldn't get and the widows who have to visit with the handsome young men in the trust department, no sane person ever enjoyed visiting a bank."
-Martin Mayer
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"[Also on Gore's agenda is an initiative proposing assistance to elderly widows.] Anyone who is in the later stages of life needs a support system around them and these women don't have it, ... Demographic studies show that women outlive men, so there is disproportionately large number of elderly women who need help."
-Chris Lehane
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"You have the opportunity to at least double your money. I think God has blessed you with this property. Think about all the homeless, widows and orphans that could be helped if the land was sold."
-Randy Halcomb
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"Widows are divided into two classes -- the bereaved and relieved."
-Victor Robinson
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"To this day, and I'm sure a lot of widows and widowers feel this way, when I talk about (dating) and talk about the site, it hurts. I have to keep telling myself he would really want me to be happy."
-Lisa Iannucci
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"We painted like crazy. We tried to bring some pleasantness to their homes. There is a lot of poverty down there. There are a lot of older people, a lot of widows. The fact that we took care of their house was something they couldn't express enough thanks for."
-John Batchelor
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"It was stunning, the number of widows that were in the audience and how many didn't know some of the basic benefits available to them. A lot of those people have missed out on thousands of dollars in benefits."
-Robert Fisher
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"The faces of the women and children in far-away Spain, widows and orphans of this July third rose before me so vividly that I had to draw comfort from the thought that a decisive victory is... more merciful than a prolonged struggle."
-Charles Clark
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"TRUST, n. In American politics, a large corporation composed in greater part of thrifty working men, widows of small means, orphans in the care of guardians and the courts, with many similar malefactors and public enemies."
-Ambrose Bierce
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"It's in the homes of spiteful old widows that one finds such cleanliness."
-Fyodor Dostoevsky
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"But 46 percent of the widows and widowers in this study reported that they had satisfying marriages. They believed that life is fair and they accepted that death is a part of life."
-Deborah Carr
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"In Gaza, we have more than 700 widows because of the conflict with Israel."
-Jamila Shanti
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"We're used to scorpions, black widows and rattlesnakes, ... Now we'll just get used to different wildlife."
-David Kemp
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"A person may rightfully be happy if in this life he could do a great favor for widows and orphans, could assist support than, and facilitate fate of people."
-Islom Karimov
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"I think we're going full circle. We started with widows and orphans, then we started deregulating and developing non-regulated generation and that'll split off and we'll be back to where we were, stocks that are less volatile, with good dividends and more predictable earnings."
-Ronald Tanner
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"I am a woman of peace. When we have wars, it is the women who suffer most, remain as widows and shoulder the burden of bringing up the orphans in a miserable life."
-Miria Kalule Obote
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"WIDOW, n. A pathetic figure that the Christian world has agreed to take humorously, although Christ's tenderness towards widows was one of the most marked features of his character."
-Ambrose Bierce
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"Coretta, Betty and I had a very special relationship. We were known as 'the widows of.' And we often talked among ourselves about how difficult it was to be 'the widows' - the public expectations of us, our expectations of ourselves and, first and foremost, how to be the best parents to our children without their fathers."
-Myrlie Evers williams
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