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1. "It hardly matters why a library is destroyed: every banning, curtailment, shredding, plunder or loot gives rise (at least as a ghostly presence) to a louder, clearer, more durable library of the banned, looted, plundered, shredded or curtailed."
Author: Alberto Manguel
2. "A thing resounds when it rings true,Ringing all the bells inside of you,Like a golden sky on a summer eveYour heart is tugging at your sleeve,And you cannot say why...There must be more"
Author: Andrew Peterson
3. "Abel put his hands on her shoulders. "You're cold. You're shivering." She nodded. "It's not important..." "Sure it is," and then, in a very low voice, with a private kind of smile, he said, "Rose girl, I told you the branches would wither and you would freeze. You wanted to stay on board..." Anna nodded. "I'm staying."
Author: Antonia Michaelis
4. "A flat fee of £25 for all rights to the story, which was published by Ward, Lock and Company in London as part of their Beeton's Christmas Annual. The annual sold well, due mostly to its own reputation, and Conan Doyle moved on to other stories. In 1890, however, he was compelled to return to Holmes and give him other mysteries to solve. Coinciding with the first"
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
5. "God is "light" (1 John 1:5), as well as love; and because He is such, sin cannot be ignored, its heinousness minimized, nor its guilt cancelled."
Author: Arthur W. Pink
6. "Beards were like axehound pups. Boys dreamed of the day they'd get one, never realizing how annoying they could be."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
7. "A Robin said: The Spring will never come,And I shall never care to build again.A Rosebush said: These frosts are wearisome,My sap will never stir for sun or rain.The half Moon said: These nights are fogged and slow,I neither care to wax nor care to wane.The Ocean said: I thirst from long ago,Because earth's rivers cannot fill the main. —When Springtime came, red Robin built a nest,And trilled a lover's song in sheer delight.Grey hoarfrost vanished, and the Rose with mightClothed her in leaves and buds of crimson core.The dim Moon brightened. Ocean sunned his crest,Dimpled his blue, yet thirsted evermore."
Author: Christina Rossetti
8. "Dani had threatened to kill him. This must be the way she planned to do it. Her dark hair was down around her shoulders and she was wearing earrings that glittered in the sunlight. The purple dress she had on showed off her toned legs and hugged her curves. The supply of oxygen to his brain cut off, and he was pretty sure his heart had stopped a couple of beats ago."
Author: Cindi Madsen
9. "The doctor tells me my depression has made me anhedonic; in other words I cannot experience pleasure in things."
Author: Clive Barker
10. "I cannot exist without the oxygen of laughter."
Author: Dawn Powell
11. "The quantum death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. 24 hours before he was "officially" declared dead it was announced on the internet that he had already died. Many people were shocked to hear of his "official" death, especially those who had believed he was already dead. Philip Seymour Hoffman was both dead and alive in the minds of millions simultaneously. A rare death for a rare actor."
Author: Dean Cavanagh
12. "As it happens, I'm a terrible dancer. Bears are simply not made for dancing. We're much better at sitting and sleeping and singing. But there are humans who catch bears and force us to dance. It's agony. And there are other humans who pay to watch us.'Hannah sighed. ‘I suppose you're right to distrust humans.'‘And that is why I must eat you,' said the bear forlornly. ‘For the benefit of the entire bear population of the world. I'm awfully sorry about this.'‘That's all right.' Hannah shrugged her shoulders. ‘Is there any point in my trying to run away?'‘None. We bears may not be able to dance but we are experts when it comes to chasing things.'‘What if I climb a tree?'‘I'll climb up after you, or push the tree over. It all depends on what sort of tree you choose to climb. Either way, you'll end up eaten.'‘So be it,' said Hannah. ‘How should I prepare myself?'‘I beg your pardon?'‘Will you eat me with my clothes on?'‘Of course. Otherwise it would be bad manners."
Author: Doug MacLeod
13. "But man is an odd, sad creature as yet, intent on pilfering the earth, and heedless of the growths within himself. He cannot be bored about psychology. He leaves it to the specialist, which is as if he should leave his dinner to be eaten by a steam-engine. He cannot be bothered to digest his own soul."
Author: E.M. Forster
14. "Tell the truth, Giovanni Vecchio." A mischievous look came to her eye. "You have a butler, a cool car, and I've only ever seen you at night..."He froze, tension suddenly evident in the set of his shoulders. Beatrice leaned closer and whispered, "You're Batman, aren't you?"
Author: Elizabeth Hunter
15. "Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts."
Author: Elizabeth I
16. "A great way to get rid of stress is, every once in a while, do something totally different and unexpected without any prior planning."
Author: Franklin Gillette
17. "The essential fact which emerges ... is that the three smallest and most active reservoirs ( of carbon in the global carbon cycle), the atmosphere, the plants and the soil, are all of roughly the same size. This means that large human disturbance of any one of these reservoirs will have large effects on all three. We cannot hope either to understand or to manage the carbon in the atmosphere unless we understand and manage the trees and the soil too."
Author: Freeman Dyson
18. "The real damper on employee engagement is the soggy, cold blanket of centralized authority. In most companies, power cascades downwards from the CEO. Not only are employees disenfranchised from most policy decisions, they lack even the power to rebel against egocentric and tyrannical supervisors."
Author: Gary Hamel
19. "Satan cannot win. Why not? Because he has denied God's sovereignty and disobeyed God's law. But Moses was told explicitly, God's blessings come only from obedience. Satan will not win because he has abandoned God's tool of dominion, biblical law."
Author: Gary North
20. "Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything."
Author: Gustave Flaubert
21. "We cannot all be great, but we can always attach ourselves to something that it great."
Author: Harry Emerson Fosdick
22. "Letting go is your hope and your power. So refuse to hold on to anything—any memory, any worry, or any fear—that is associated with sin. That means if you are holding a grudge, you've got to let go of it. Holding on to it is a sin. It's not taking a position of power; it's sin, and so it's weakness. So right now, this minute, get over it! If you think getting even with someone is your job, then you've lost your way. Who do you think you are—God? " ‘Vengeance is Mine, I will repay,' says the Lord" (Heb 10:30 NKJV). Don't get even. Don't sit around plotting and planning. Get over it. If there is something you can't get over, then you've got a big weakness that is going to tear you down eventually."
Author: Hayley DiMarco
23. "Just what future the Designer of the universe has provided for the souls of men I do not know, I cannot prove. But I find that the whole order of Nature confirms my confidence that, if it is not like our noblest hopes and dreams, it will transcend them."
Author: Henry Norris Russell
24. "Stop relying only on technology.Technology can help the qualified, well-trained human being but cannot replace him."
Author: Isaac Yeffet
25. "You cannot climb up to a true leadership position unless you use the ladder of integrity!"
Author: Israelmore Ayivor
26. "Geschichte lebt nicht, wenn man ihr keine Heimat im Bewusstsein gibt; sie ist eine Last, die kein freier Mensch zu tragen gezwungen werden kann."
Author: J.M. Coetzee
27. "Come here, Savannah."
Author: Jaci Burton
28. "One cannot violate the promptings of one's nature without having that nature recoil upon itself."
Author: Jack London
29. "He scanned my face with careful hope in his eyes. "You love me?""It's the tattoos," I shrugged."
Author: Jamie McGuire
30. "...ma Anne, con la sua raffinata intelligenza e la sua dolcezza, virtù che avrebbero dovuto collocarla molto in alto nella stima di chiunque fosse dotato di giudizio, non era nessuno né per il padre né per la sorella. La sua parola non aveva alcun valore, le sue esigenze erano sempre considerate poco importanti; era soltanto Anne"
Author: Jane Austen
31. "The nourishment of Cezanne's awkward apples is in the tenderness and alertness they awaken inside us."
Author: Jane Hirshfield
32. "She sat in her chair, eyes closed. She liked to be the last one to leave. She despised crowds, and their opinions as they left a performance, or worse, discussed the wait for the bathroom or where do you want to eat. It spoiled her mood. She was still in that other world, she would stay there as long as she possibly could, the parallel channels twining and tunneling through her cortex like coral."
Author: Janet Fitch
33. "Conner thought he understood how pride could back up in somebody, get turned around and come out as meanness. But that didn't make it any easier to put up with."
Author: Jean Thompson
34. "Well, honey, it's capitalism that brings out the meanness and greed," says I. "Our founding fathers did a decent job of framing our democracy. They wrote the Constitution and added a Bill of Rights that intended for people of all classes to enjoy the freedoms the Constitution offers. But capitalism came along without a constitution or a bill of rights and the industrialists grabbed unrestricted power. The capitalists wrote their own ‘Declaration of Capitalism'." — Mother Jones"
Author: Jerry Ash
35. "Anne hated the idea of putting me down in front of the audience."
Author: Jerry Stiller
36. "Have you seen Frances?"He tilted his head to the right. "I believe she's off rooting about in the bushes."Anne followed his gaze uneasily."Rooting?""She told me she was practicing for the next play."Anne blinked at him, not following."For when she gets to be a unicorn.""Oh, of course." She chuckled. "She is rather tenacious, that one."
Author: Julia Quinn
37. "What are the tales?" Adrienne asked wryly."His exploits are legendary!""His conquests are legion. 'Tis rumored he's traveled the world accompanied by only the most beautiful lasses.""'Tis said there isna a comely lass in all of Scotia he hasna tumbled""in England, too!""and he canna recall any of their names.""He is said to have godlike beauty, and a practiced hand in the fine art of seduction.""He is fabulously wealthy and rumors say his castle is luxurious beyond compare."Adrienne blinked. "Wonderful. A materialistic, unfaithfill, beautiful playboy of a self-indulged, inconsiderate man with a bad memory. And he's all mine. Dear sweet God, what have I done to deserve this?" she wondered aloud. Twice, she brooded privately."
Author: Karen Marie Moning
38. "Anne: "But have you ever noticed one encouraging thing about me, Marilla? I never make the same mistake twice".Marilla: "I don't know as that's much benefit when you're always making new ones"."
Author: L.M. Montgomery
39. "As you cannot do what you want,Want what you can do"
Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
40. "Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes."
Author: Louisa May Alcott
41. "The words 'bad timing' came to be ghosts haunting our every move in Birmingham. Yet people who used this argument were ignorant of the background of our planning...they did not realize that it was ridiculous to speak of timing when the clock of history showed that the Negro had already suffered one hundred years of delay."
Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
42. "Hi, I got a letter from Lilith. Folded and sealed with red wax. Very medieval," Anouk's voice announced."What does it say?"I heard the rustle of paper. Then Anouk snorted. "It doesn't say anything. It's blank.""Hmm, really? How resourceful. I guess, it's either her version of 'no comment' or 'screw you'.""Probably the latter."
Author: Natalie Herzer
43. "Thus the feeling I sometimes have - which all of us who work closely with aphasiacs have - that one cannot lie to an aphasiac. He cannot grasp your words, and cannot be deceived by them; but what he grasps he grasps with infallible precision, namely the expression that goes with the words, the total, spontaneous, involuntary expressiveness which can never be simulated or faked, as words alone can, too easily."
Author: Oliver Sacks
44. "You cannot sacrifice the world for your children."
Author: Patricia Briggs
45. "I'd missed Annabeth probably more than I wanted to admit."
Author: Rick Riordan
46. "All travelers to wild places will have felt some version of this, a brief blazing perception of the world's disinterest. In small measures it exhilarates. But in full form it annihilates."
Author: Robert Macfarlane
47. "If the changes that we fear be thus irresistible, what remains but to acquiesce with silence, as in the other insurmountable distresses of humanity? It remains that we retard what we cannot repel, that we palliate what we cannot cure. Life may be lengthened by care, though death cannot be ultimately defeated: tongues, like governments, have a natural tendency to degeneration; we have long preserved our constitution, let us make some struggles for our language."
Author: Samuel Johnson
48. "Until you have suffered much in your heart, you cannot learn humility."
Author: Thaddeus Of Vitovnica
49. "Teachers who offer you the ultimate answers do not possess the ultimate answers, for if they did, they would know that the ultimate answers cannot be given, they can only be received."
Author: Tom Robbins
50. "A creative life cannot be sustained by approval any more than it can be destroyed by criticism."
Author: Will Self

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I rememberThe way you used to hold me.I rememberThe thrill we used to share.We seem to beStrangers passing by now.Tell me, did you forget howWe once cared?"
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