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1. "She say, All my life I had to fight. I had to fight my daddy, I had to fight my brothers. I had to fight my cousins and my uncles. A girl child ain't safe in a family of men. But I never thought I'd have to fight in my own house. She let out her breath. I loves Harpo, she say. God knows I do. But I'll kill him dead before I let him beat me. Now if you want a dead son-in-law you just keep on advising him like you doing. She put her hand on her hip. I used to hunt game with a bow and arrow, she say."
Author: Alice Walker
2. "I will never cease advising my friends and enemies to read poetry before anything."
Author: Arnold Bennett
3. "All the boundaries of the world disappeared after a good snow. Nathan had always noticed that. The seemingly sturdy, dependable dividing lines between his yard and his neighbor's yard, or the sidewalk and the street, simply disappeared. Erased by white.As if the world were advising him not to put too much faith in such markings. That perhaps these lines had never been entirely real to begin with."
Author: Catherine Ryan Hyde
4. "Advising the average person to not concern herself with calories but instead to pay attention to hunger triggers and eating foods rick in nutrients--well, it's a wonderful concept. I also love the thought of unicorns jumping over cotton candy rainbows. I'm even considering taking up basketball to see if it makes me taller. Come on already! Suggesting that someone who struggles with his weight does not need to think about calories is as risky as suggesting you not look at price tags the next time you're in the market for a car."
Author: Chalene Johnson
5. "Gradually, football has seen its appeal slip at the most basic levels. Pediatricians are advising parents not to let young children play organized football too early in life."
Author: Charlie Pierce
6. "Based on what you know about him in history books, what do you think Abraham Lincoln would be doing if he were alive today? 1) Writing his memoirs of the Civil War. 2) Advising the President. 3) Desperately clawing at the inside of his coffin."
Author: David Letterman
7. "Uncle Tarmac says vehicles always resemble their owners, and likes advising my female cousins to judge whether boyfriends will make decent husbands or not by observing how they treat or mistreat their cars."
Author: David Mitchell
8. "I am advising you in this matter not only as your chief of finance, but as a woman who would still be married to her husbands if they had looked at her the way you have looked at me here today."
Author: Don DeLillo
9. "I value my ownindependence so highly that I can fancy no degradation greater than thatof having another man perpetually directing and advising and lecturingme, or even planning too closely in any way about my actions. He mightbe the wisest of men, or the most powerful--I should equally rebel andresent his interference..."
Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
10. "More and more political analysts and weak-kneed politicians are advising the historically pro-life Republican Party to abandon its pro-life stance for political gain. My first response is that if you cannot trust a party on the value of defending human life, how can you trust it on issues like marginal tax rates?"
Author: Gary Bauer
11. "He came to chat with me the day of my being discharged, advising that I not stay at the dog fight until the last dog was dead. I was a kid and made little counsel. Now that I am a bigger kid, I see the value--belatedly--added. Yet I also see the loss of life in the protecting, first of all, of oneself. Better to give oneself away. Dead f*ck the dog and so on."
Author: Gordon Lish
12. "And seeing all the Hellespont covered over with the ships and all the shores and the plains of Abydos full of men, then Xerxes pronounced himself a happy man, and after that he fell to weeping. Artabanus, his uncle, therefore perceiving him the same who at first boldly declared his opinion advising Xerxes not to march against Hellas-this man, I say, having observed that Xerxes wept, asked as follows: 'O king, how far different from one another are the things which thou hast done now and a short while before now! for having pronounced thyself a happy man, thou art now shedding tears.' He said : 'Yea, for after I had reckoned up, it came into my mind to feel pity at the thought how brief was the whole life of man, seeing that of these multitudes not one will be alive when a hundred years have gone by."
Author: H.G. Wells
13. "I was used to getting changed in pub toilets before going on set. Then suddenly I had studios in L.A. advising me on my hair."
Author: Harry Treadaway
14. "Am I afraid to die? I am every time I let myself be seduced by the noisy voices of my world telling me that my "little life" is all I have and advising me to cling to it with all my might. But when I let these voices move to the background of my life and listen to that small soft voice calling me the Beloved, I know that there is nothing to fear and that dying is the greatest act of love, the act that leads me into the eternal embrace of my God whose love is everlasting."
Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
15. "If you were advising your great-granddaughter about the man you have a crush on at this moment-what would you tell her? Would you be protective, and tell her to kick this man to the curb because he's treating her so badly, or would you tell her to hold on to this man for dear life? Now, why aren't you taking your own advice?"
Author: Kim Gruenenfelder
16. "Trehan &Lothaire "My Bride poisoned me so that I would lose a match against the demon male she loves."Lothaire hiked his shoulders. "So?""Did you not hear me? She dumped toxins into a goblet of blood, then handed it to me, urging me to drink""Who doesn't have petty spats during courtship? So fucking what?""So she doesn't fucking want me!" Lothaire roared back, "She doesn't get a godsdamned say in the matter!""Trehan's brows drew together. "What are you advising "advising—that I abduct her? As you recently did the Forbearer king? And your Bride before him?"Lothaire snapped his fingers. "Exactly"
Author: Kresley Cole
17. "Obviously I was disappointed when it fell into disuse, because it was my own track named after me, but I am sure all those youngsters we lost will be coming back, and I certainly intend to be down here as much as I can, coaching and advising."
Author: Linford Christie
18. "In this field, almost everything is already discovered, and all that remains is to fill a few unimportant holes.{Advising his student, Max Planck, whom he advised in 1878, not to go into physics, at at the University of Munich}"
Author: Max Planck
19. "In advising the heads of state to learn from tragedy rather than perpetuate its existence Robert Kennedy excalimed, "Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live." We have a tendency to dwell on tragedy and use it as a justification for tragic occurrences that follow,rather than parse the tragedy, taking from it important lessons and using those lessons to avoid similar tragedies."
Author: Megan Karasch
20. "As an economics undergraduate, I also worked on a part-time basis in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for a company that was advising customers about portfolio decisions, writing reports."
Author: Merton Miller
21. "That anyone should need to write a book advising people to "eat food" could be taken as a measure of our alienation and confusion. Or we can choose to see it in a more positive light and count ourselves fortunate indeed that there is once again real food for us to eat."
Author: Michael Pollan
22. "I had neither expert aid nor advice. I studied no courses in writing; until a year or so ago, I never read a book by anybody advising writers how to write."
Author: Robert E. Howard
23. "Advising Mrs. Harris was the least I could do," David said smoothly. "After all, she was the one who brought me and my late wife together."That was stretching it a bit, since all Charlotte had done was give Sarah lessons in how to avoid fortune hunters, thus ensuring that the recalcitrant girl went right out and married the first one who approached her."
Author: Sabrina Jeffries
24. "1868. Sin is a personal act. Moreover, we have a responsibility for the sins committed by others when we cooperate in them:by participating directly and voluntarily in them;by ordering, advising, praising, or approving them;by not disclosing or not hindering them when we have an obligation to do so;by protecting evil-doers."
Author: The Catholic Church

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