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1. "After a few days in heaven, I realized that the javelin-throwers and the shot-putters and the boys who played basketball on the cracked blacktop were all in their own version of heaven. Theirs just fit with mine- didn't duplicate it precisely, but had a lot of the same things going on inside.~pg 17"
Author: Alice Sebold
2. "These aren't still shots; the camera is always moving. And the scene is always just slipping out of sight, as if in spite of myself I were always descending a hill, rounding a corner, stepping into the street with a companion who urges me on, while I look back over my shoulder at the sight which recedes, vanishes. The present of my consciousness is itself a mystery which is also always just rounding a bend like a floating branch borne by a flood. Where am I? But I'm not. "I will overturn, overturn, overturn, it: and it shall be no more. . . ."
Author: Annie Dillard
3. "The best place for discovering what a man is is the heart of the desert. Your plane has broken down, and you walk for hours, heading for the little fort at Nutchott. You wait for the mirages of thirst to gape before you. But you arrive and you find an old sergeant who has been isolated for months among the dunes, and he is so happy to be found that he weeps. And you weep, too. In the arching immensity of the night, each tells the story of his life, each offers the other the burden of memories in which the human bond is discovered. Here two men can meet, and they bestow gifts upon each other with the dignity of ambassadors."
Author: Antoine De Saint Exupéry
4. "If you're right & I'm not, I'm going to be hell to live with, she said. So, you better think about that next time you want to be right."
Author: Brian Andreas
5. "I was on a walking tour of Oxford colleges once with a group of bored and unimpressable tourists. They yawned at Balliol's quad, T.E. Lawrence's and Churchill's portraits, and the blackboard Einstein wrote his E=mc2 on. Then the tour guide said, 'And this is the Bridge of Sighs, where Lord Peter proposed (in Latin) to Harriet,' and everyone suddenly came to life and began snapping pictures. Such is the power of books."
Author: Connie Willis
6. "I had gained the summit of a commanding ridge, and, looking round with astonishing delight, beheld the ample plains, the beauteous tracts below."
Author: Daniel Boone
7. "At the moment there are some England players who are the stars of their club teams, but not for their country. It's difficult to explain."
Author: Diego Maradona
8. "Off-camera lives are unverifiable."
Author: Don DeLillo
9. "I disapprove of matrimony as a matter of principle.... Why should any independent, intelligent female choose to subject herself to the whims and tyrannies of a husband? I assure you, I have yet to meet a man as sensible as myself! (Amelia Peabody)"
Author: Elizabeth Peters
10. "I am Midnight(cats stare dumbfounded)"
Author: Erin Hunter
11. "I call my therapist every other day. It's not a one-stop shop. You have to push away all that negativity in your head. Face it, name it, let it go."
Author: Fergie
12. "This campaign was special because we always kept the challenger mentality we had from the start. We managed to keep the against-all-odds, can-do spirit that kept us going when no one thought we could win."
Author: Geoff Davis
13. "Of course you know this difference as well as I do, only you failed to draw from it the conclusions for the tactics in Western Europe, at least as far as I am able to judge from your works."
Author: Herman Gorter
14. "Since more people vote in reality television shows than in elections for the European Parliament or municipal authorities the response of politicians has been to try desperately to be more like television: conversational friendly emotional and not too demanding. How else can Congressmen and parliamentarians retain the interest of the young How else to be heard through the cacophony of information overload"
Author: Ian Hargreaves
15. "While forgiveness is an important part of the gospel, the good news goes beyond that. It amounts to the claim that the kingdom of God—the direct availability of God himself and His rule—is now available to anyone who will enter it through trust in Jesus."
Author: J.P. Moreland
16. "All this last day Frodo had not spoken, but had walked half-bowed, often stumbling, as if his eyes no longer saw the way before his feet. Sam guessed that among all their pains he bore the worst, the growing weight of the Ring, a burden on the body and a torment to his mind. Anxiously Sam had noted how his master's left hand would often be raised as if to ward off a blow, or to screen his shrinking eyes from a dreadful Eye that sought to look in them. And sometimes his right hand would creep to his breast, clutching, and then slowly, as the will recovered mastery, it would be withdrawn."
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
17. "Music is the language of all. It tames the savage beast and allows us to get over heartbreak. It helps us express what we really want to say and it has the power to lift hearts and awaken our souls…."
Author: James A. Murphy
18. "The only yardstick for success our society has is being a champion. No one remembers anything else."
Author: John Madden
19. "God is pursuing with omnipotent passion a worldwide purpose of gathering joyful worshipers for Himself from every tribe and tongue and people and nation. He has an inexhaustible enthusiasm for the supremacy of His name among the nations. Therefore, let us bring our affections into line with His, and, for the sake of His name, let us renounce the quest for worldly comforts and join His global purpose."
Author: John Piper
20. "If you feel rooted in your home and family, if you're active in your community, there's nothing more empowering. The best way to make a difference in the world is to start by making a difference in your own life."
Author: Julia Louis Dreyfus
21. "I found myself wondering at the impermanence of things. One day, I thought, people will have forgotten any of this happened. This war, these deaths, this demolition. Oh, not for some time, but eventually it will fade. Take its place amongst the layers of the past. Its savagery and horrors replaced in popular imagination by others still to come."
Author: Kate Morton
22. "In my political career, I'd like to see a constitutional balanced budget amendment."
Author: Ken Buck
23. "In tennis, you strike a ball just after the rebound for the fastest return. It's the same with investment."
Author: Masayoshi Son
24. "Goldstone has done terrible damage to the cause of truth and justice and the rule of law. He has poisoned Jewish-Palestinian relations, undermined the courageous work of Israeli dissenters and—most unforgivably—increased the risk of another merciless IDF assault."
Author: Norman G. Finkelstein
25. "Ogni responsabilità è della donna, ogni sofferenza, ogni insulto. Puttana, le dite se ha fatto l'amore con voi. La parola puttano non esiste nel dizionario: usarla è un errore di glottologia."
Author: Oriana Fallaci
26. "He stood beneath the white tower, and looked up at it with that mournful expression which his face always carried in repose: for one moment he thought of climbing up its cracked and broken stone, and then from its summit screaming down at the silent city as a child might scream at a chained animal."
Author: Peter Ackroyd
27. "Kad sam imao petnaest godina, radio sam u vocnjaku i brao jagode. Vecina drugih radnika bili su nadnicari. S nama su radili i neki nastavnici, zaradujuci tako dodatni novac za ljeto. Spomenuo sam to ocu i rekao kako mi se cini da je taj posao ispod njihove razine. (Izgleda da sam mislio i da je ispod moje.) Dobio sam jezikovu juhu kakvu cu pamtiti. Otac je vjerovao da fizicki rad ne može biti ispod necije razine. Rekao je da bi više volio da postanem najbolji kopac kanala na svijetu nego da se lijeno provlacim kao samozadovoljni elitist iza kakvog uredskog stola.Vratio sam se u vocnjak, što ne znaci da mi se posao sad više svidao. U svakom slucaju, zapamtio sam oceve rijeci. Promijenio sam stav i marljivije prionuo na posao."
Author: Randy Pausch
28. "Being a star is an agent's dream, not an actor's."
Author: Robert Duvall
29. "Colon thought Carrot was simple. Carrot often struck people as simple. And he was.Where people went wrong was thinking that simple meant the same thing as stupid."
Author: Terry Pratchett
30. "The last door on the second story was the exception. Fresh gold letters:MAHONEY & ASSOCIATES, PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS.Mahoney sat inside. The only associate was the fifth of rye residing in his bottom desk drawer."
Author: Tim Dorsey
31. "I knew at a young age, whether I was playing baseball or hockey or lacrosse, that my teammates were counting on me, whether it be to strike the last batter out in a baseball game or score a big goal in a hockey game."
Author: Wayne Gretzky

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