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1. "The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn."
Author: Alvin Toffler
2. "God gives God. That is the gift God always ultimately gives. Because nothing is greater and we have no greater need, God gives God. God gives God, and we only need to slow long enough to unwrap the greatest Gift with our time: time in His Word, time in His presence, time at His feet."
Author: Ann Voskamp
3. "I nod and tap my fingers against my knees. "What to do with a girlfriend while I work my hours at the TOG. Hmm…Can I really do this? Will I be able to pull it off? Will she be able to read at the snack bar tables without losing her mind," I mumble. "Do you always talk to yourself?" "Yes. Bad habit. Does it bother you?" I walk back over to her side of the small stage. "No. It's interesting. I hate people knowing my thoughts. But yours just fall out of your head so easily." She shrugs. "I never thought of it like that…but you're my girlfriend now…so who cares if you know what I think?" Her cheeks turn pink, and I laugh."
Author: Anne Eliot
4. "No one has expressed it better than a great novelist I heard once on a talk show who said something like "You want to know the price I pay for being a writer? Okay, I'll tell you. I travel by plane a great deal. And I'm usually seated next to some huge businessman who works on files or his laptop computer for a while, and then notices me and asks me what I do. And I say I'm a writer. Then there's always a terrible silence. Then he says eagerly, 'Have you written anything I might have heard of?"
Author: Anne Lamott
5. "Que savons-nous vraiment de notre monde ? Peut-on véritablement croire ce que les dirigeants de la planète choisissent de nous révéler ? Qui sont réellement ces gens ?Le Bien et le Mal continuent de s'affronter, bien souvent à notre insu. Il est évidemment plus facile de constater les effets dévastateurs du Mal, car la Lumière œuvre de façon discrète. Cette dernière marque des points sans que jamais personne ne l'applaudisse. Ses anges gardiens ne connaissent pas la gloire et, pourtant, ils donneraient leur vie pour sauver la nôtre."
Author: Anne Robillard
6. "First dentistry was painless.Then bicycles were chainless,Carriages were horseless,And many laws enforceless.Next cookery was fireless,Telegraphy was wireless,Cigars were nicotineless,And coffee caffeineless.Soon oranges were seedless,The putting green was weedless,The college boy was hatless,The proper diet fatless.New motor roads are dustless,The latest steel is rustless,Our tennis courts are sodless,Our new religion--godless."
Author: Arthur Guiterman
7. "A warrior takes his lot, whatever it may be, and accepts it in ultimate humbleness. He accepts in humbleness what he is, not as a grounds for regret but as a living challenge."
Author: Carlos Castaneda
8. "I could tell you which writer's rhythms I am imitating. It's not exactly plagiarism, it's falling in love with good language and trying to imitate it."
Author: Charles Kuralt
9. "The best actors instinctively feel out what the other actors need, and they just accommodate it."
Author: Christopher Nolan
10. "The human beings who appear in the data, survivors or not, are grouped under one machine designated classification:Hero.These damn machines knew us and loved us, even while they were tearing our civilization to shreds."
Author: Daniel H. Wilson
11. "The unfortunate thing about working for yourself is that you have the worst boss in the world. I work every day of the year except at Christmas, when I work a half day."
Author: David Eddings
12. "Deep inside, I am desperate to do comedy."
Author: David Suchet
13. "I like to create an atmosphere where actors feel safe enough to take risks."
Author: David Yates
14. "I still happen to think the United States is the greatest place in the world to invest."
Author: Don Nickles
15. "It will, of course, be understood that directly or indirectly, soon or late, every advance in the sciences of human nature will contribute to our success in controlling human nature and changing it to the advantage of the common weal."
Author: Edward Thorndike
16. "The bird Gamayun was related to Alkonost and Sirin in some vague fashion--even the most casual observer would've noticed that all three of them were not entirely birds; they had the faces and breasts of women, severe but beautiful. And when their lips opened, they sand in women's voices, deep and rich and bittersweet."
Author: Ekaterina Sedia
17. "But fate it a cunning hussy, and builds up her plans as imperceptibly as a bird builds her nest; and with the same kind of unconsidered trifles."
Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
18. "Now the proposal is yet again another $150 billion before we start to think about a freeze. But $150 billion spent on more government programs; monies being created to direct and what kind of jobs that Washington thinks ought to be created. Come on. I mean there is a government that can help, and the government can also hurt."
Author: Eric Cantor
19. "I certainly have gotten caught up in the music business at various times in my life, mostly because you want to get along with whatever record company you're dealing with. I don't want to be flaky. I don't want to be some temperamental, hard-to-work-with musician."
Author: Frank Black
20. "My next-door neighbor's two dogs have created more shovel-ready jobs than this current administration."
Author: Gary Johnson
21. "I am confident of my ability to demonstrate that one can sometimes believe in something and yet not believe in it. Nothing is less fathomable than the systems that motivate our actions."
Author: Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
22. "Every one of us is losing something precious to us. Lost opportunities, lost possibilities, feelings we can never get back again. That's what part of it means to be alive. But inside our heads — at least that's where I imagine it — there's a little room where we store those memories. A room like the stacks in this library. And to understand the workings of our own heart we have to keep on making new reference cards. We have to dust things off every once in a while, let fresh air in, change the water in the flower vases. In other words, you'll live for ever in your own private library."
Author: Haruki Murakami
23. "Humans have lived for much, much longer than the approximately 10,000 years of settled agricultural civilization."
Author: Howard Rheingold
24. "If you want to strengthen an enemy and make him exult - hate him."
Author: Idries Shah
25. "Learning to live in the spirit of prayer hour by hour decorates your life with insight and blessings"
Author: Ikechukwu Joseph
26. "Come to the beach with meAnd watch the pelicans die,Hear their feeble screamsCalling to an empty skyWhere once they playedAnd scouted for food,Not scavenging like the gullsBut plummeting unafraidInto friendly waters.Come to the beach with meAnd watch the pelicans die,Listen to their feeble screamsCalling to an empty sky.Maybe Christ will walk byAnd save them in their final toilOr work a miracle from the shore,A courtesy of Union Oil.Come to the beach with meAnd watch the pelicans die.My God! They'll never fly again.It's worse than Normandy somehow,For there we only murdered men."
Author: James Kavanaugh
27. "Handcuffing the ability of states and localities to develop clean fuels in the cheapest possible way, using local resources, is not sound or sensible policy."
Author: Jan Schakowsky
28. "You can feel people staring: it's like heat that rise from the pavement during summer, like a poker in the small of your back. You don't have to hear a whisper, either, to know that it's about you. I use to stand in front of the mirror in the bathroom to see what they are staring at. I wanted to know what made their heads turn, what it was about me that was so incredibly different. At first I couldn't tell. I mean, I was just me. Then one day. When I looked in the mirror, I understood. I looked into my own eyes and I hated myself, maybe as much as all of them did. That was the day I started to believe they might be right.jodi picoult"
Author: Jodi Picoult
29. "The Hebrews have done more to civilize men than any other nation. If I were an atheist, and believed blind eternal fate, I should still believe that fate had ordained the Jews to be the most essential instrument for civilizing the nations."
Author: John Adams
30. "Not today! No, never again would she sit by the window, her back turned so she would not see him walk down the flagstone path with Dr Danzer, the limp volume of her favourite Bach spread open to the first page of the text, the black notes swarming before her eyes, her fingers arching in elaborate dumb-show as they practised the first trill, her mind on the beats, the leaning upon the upper note, the precise apperception of the stopping point - not a moment to soon, not a moment too late - and in her ears once more the sound, the slow dignity, of Anna Magdalena's sarabande, a delicate ornament for her melancholy."
Author: John Franklin Bardin
31. "If you were mine," Anthony said, "I wouldn't leave you alone for a minute.""I bet you say that to all the girls.""Don't," he said. "I hate that.""Oh you can't pretend you haven't used all your best lines on other women first. I know you, Boot. You told me, remember?"
Author: Jojo Moyes
32. "The Mohawks have on all occasions shown their zeal and loyalty to the Great King; yet they have been very badly treated by his people."
Author: Joseph Brant
33. "It is wishful thinking that an anti-extremism campaign will work when this country was founded on puritanical Islam. We have to grow out of this, like England had to grow out of the Church of England with an archbishop who could veto whatever he opposed."
Author: Karen Elliott House
34. "And what is boredom? Perhaps the inability to find meaning, to complete a perception, to arrive at an understanding: partly grasped, but forever just out of reach. It is not lack of interest, but interest frustrated, cut off, imperfectly held. So says the Chronicle today. But for me it is the fear of emptiness."
Author: Kate Millett
35. "The only way to gain power in a world that is moving too fast is to learn to slow down. And the only way to spread one's influence wide to learn how to go deep. The world we want for ourselves and our children will not emerge from electronic speed but rather from a spiritual stillness that takes root in our souls. Then, and only then, will we create a world that reflects the heart instead of shattering it."
Author: Marianne Williamson
36. "My parents instilled a very strong work ethic in me from a young age, fortunately."
Author: Matthew Gray Gubler
37. "It is the mission of the twentieth century to elucidate the irrational."
Author: Maurice Merleau Ponty
38. "But we have created a society that does not allow opportunities for those people to take care of themselves because we have denied them those opportunities."
Author: Muhammad Yunus
39. "Developing your unique thought to the level of being appreciated and adopted by the world - that's genius."
Author: Ogwo David Emenike
40. "It is a shame for anyoneto be well-known for righteousness.It is a great disgrace to feeldistress at the injustice of the turning of the wheels of fate."
Author: Omar Khayyam
41. "Snapping shut his mobile, Dalgliesh reflected that murder, a unique crime for which no reparation is ever possible, imposes it own compulsions as well as it's conventions. He doubted whether Macklefield [the murder victim's Will attorney] would have interrupted his country weekend for a less sensational crime. As a young officer he, too, had been touched, if unwillingly and temporarily, by the power of murder to attract even while it appalled and repelled. He had watched how people involved as innocent bystanders, provided they were unburdened by grief or suspicion, were engrossed by homicide, drawn inexorably to the place where the crime had occurred in fascinated disbelief. The crowd and the media who served them had not yet congregated outside the wrought-iron gates of the Manor. But they would come, and he doubted whether Chandler-Powell's [owner of the Manor where the murder was committed] private security team would be able to do more than inconvenience them."
Author: P.D. James
42. "Long time I been on my own, but now really I'm alone. I survive the killing, the starving, all the hate of the Khmer Rouge, but I think maybe now I will die of this, of broken heart."
Author: Patricia McCormick
43. "Is that what you were doing in my room?" he asks after a moment.I sigh. Why am I telling him any of this? "Yes. I was on assignment.""I was your assignment?""Yes." He hesitates a moment, then grins. "That's kind of hot."
Author: Rachel Morgan
44. "Live by your own rules Move to your rhythm, instead of dancing to the beat of someone else's drum Decide how you want to be treated Choose what you will or will not tolerate Leave if you don't get what you want."
Author: Sherry Argov
45. "In the inner life, if there is no sincerity, nothing can be achieved. And to whom are you being sincere? You are being sincere to yourself. You have a higher reality and you have a lower reality. When you become sincere, immediately you pull your lower reality up to your higher reality. Just like a magnet, your higher reality pulls up your lower reality so that it can take shelter in the higher reality."
Author: Sri Chinmoy
46. "I learned later, just as a footnote, that the World Assembly of Youth was a CIA front."
Author: Stephen Lewis
47. "What you're doing is putting into professional play the way that you relate to other people, the way that you analyze and relate to a written text, the way that you would persuade anybody to do anything. It has to do with listening, with humility and a sense of yourself."
Author: Trevor Nunn
48. "Nowadays when a person lives somewhere, in a neighborhood, the place is not certified for him. More than likely he will live there sadly and the emptiness which is inside him will expand until it evacuates the entire neighborhood. But if he sees a movie which shows his very neighborhood, it becomes possible for him to live, for a time at least, as a person who is Somewhere and not Anywhere."
Author: Walker Percy
49. "Wolfgang Pauli, in the months before Heisenberg's paper on matrix mechanics pointed the way to a new quantum theory, wrote to a friend, "At the moment physics is again terribly confused. In any case, it is too difficult for me, and I wish I had been a movie comedian or something of the sort and had never heard of physics." That testimony is particularly impressive if contrasted with Pauli's words less than five months later: "Heisenberg's type of mechanics has again given me hope and joy in life. To be sure it does not supply the solution to the riddle, but I believe it is again possible to march forward."
Author: Wolfgang Pauli Thomas S. Kuhn
50. "I feel most at home in the United States, not because it is intrinsically a more interesting country, but because no one really belongs there any more than I do. We are all there together in its wholly excellent vacuum."
Author: Wyndham Lewis

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