matter


matter
01. Shrimp and crabs are scavengers that feed on decaying [matter] found on the ocean floor.
02. All [matter] in the universe is composed of atoms.
03. Unidentified [matter] in hamburger meat has made a number of people sick at a local restaurant.
04. The President says that his affair with a White House aide is a private [matter], and should not be discussed in the press.
05. Our city dumps are full of inorganic [matter] which does not break down, and which is taking up more and more space.
06. An American philosopher once remarked that what lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny [matters] compared to what lies within us.
07. Nick Diamos once said that everybody lies, but it doesn't [matter] because nobody listens.
08. Katharine Graham once asked, "To love what you do and feel that it [matters] - how could anything be more fun?"
09. There is an Irish proverb which states that you've got to do your own growing, no [matter] how tall your grandfather was.
10. Plato once said it is important to never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no [matter] how slow.
11. Malcolm X once observed that wrong is wrong, no [matter] who does it or says it.
12. Confucius said, "It does not [matter] how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop."
13. Anthony J. D'Angelo once said, wherever you go, no [matter] what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.
14. Scientists believe that hydrogen constitutes approximately 90 to 99 percent of all [matter] in the universe.
15. It doesn't [matter] how much education you have; if you don't have any practical experience, it can be difficult to find a job.
16. Marlene Dietrich once remarked that it is the friends that you can call up at 4 a.m. that [matter].
17. Mineral [matter] which is dissolved by ground water ends up being deposited in a variety of ways.
18. All [matter] exists in three states: solid, liquid and gas.

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