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  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    You build a thousand castles, a thousand sanctuaries, you are nothing; you build a library, you are everything!

  2. Mark Barfield:

    So far this year, we've tested two and a half thousand bicycles already, i would imagine that number will be somewhere between 10 and 12 thousand bikes by the end of the year.

  3. John Hess:

    A swing producer means that virtually at the flip of a switch, you can go up several hundred thousand barrels per day or down several hundred thousand barrels per day, shale can't do that. Saudi Arabia can.

  4. Robert Herrick:

    Give me a kiss, and to that kiss a score Then to that twenty, add a hundred more A thousand to that hundred so kiss on, To make that thousand up a million. Treble that million, and when that is done, Let's kiss afresh, as when we first begun.

  5. Francis William Bourdillon:

    The Night has a thousand eyes,
    And the Day but one;
    Yet the light of the bright world dies
    With the dying sun.
    The mind has a thousand eyes,
    And the heart but one;
    Yet the light of a whole life dies
    When love is done.

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