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1. "If I'm in love with him, how come I can so perfectly inhabit the mindset of thinking he's a git and the bane of my life?"
Author: Adele Parks
2. "...if one civilized man were doomed to pass a dozen years amid a race of intractable savages, unless he had power to improve them, I greatly question whether, at close of that period, he would not have become, at least, a barbarian himself. And I, as I could not make my young companions better, feared exceedingly that they would make me worse- would gradually bring my feelings, habits, capacities, to the level of their own; without, however, imparting to me their light-heartedness and cheerful vivacity. Already, I seemed to feel my intellect deteriorating, my heart petrifying, my soul contracting; and I trembled lest my very moral perceptions should be come deadened, my distinctions of right and wrong confounded, and all my better faculties be sunk at last, beneath the baneful influence of such a mode of life."
Author: Anne Brontë
3. "Dragonsbane, they called him.Slayer of dragons.Or a dragon, anyway. And, he'd later found out, not such a very big one at that."
Author: Barbara Hambly
4. "Habaneros have a great fruity flavor, but the challenge is that you have to deflect the heat in order to taste the flavor. If you don't, you're dead. They should really have a warning sign on them. Deflect the habanero's heat by pairing it with sweet food."
Author: Bobby Flay
5. "Powiedziales: "Pojade do innej ziemi, nad morze inne.Jakies inne znajdzie sie miasto, jakies lepsze miejsce.Tu juz wydany jest wyrok na wszystkie moje dazeniai pogrzebane lezy, jak w grobie, moje serce.Niechby sie umysl wreszcie podzwignal z odretwienia.Tu, cokolwiek wzrokiem ogarne,ruiny mego zycia czarnewidze, gdziem tyle lat przezyl, stracil, roztrwonil".Nowych nie znajdziesz krain ani innego morza.To miasto pójdzie za toba. Zawsze w tych samych dzielnicachbedziesz krazyl. W tych samych domach wlosy ci posiwieja.Zawsze trafisz do tego miasta. Bedziesz chodzil po tych samych ulicach.Nie ma dla ciebie okretu - nie ufaj próznym nadziejom - nie ma drogi w inna strone.Jakes swoje zycie roztrwonilw tym ciasnym kacie, tak je w calym swiecie roztrwoniles."
Author: C.P. Cavafy
6. "Our children are ever both joy and bane, are they not?"
Author: Carole Cummings
7. "You serve a greater cause. Your life is not yours to throw away (Magnus Bane)"
Author: Cassandra Clare
8. "A pair of werewolves occupied another booth. They were eating raw shanks of lamb and arguing about who would win in a fight: Dumbledore from Harry Potter books or Magnus Bane."Dumbledore would totally win," said the first one. "He has the badass Killing Curse."The second lycanthrope made a trenchant point. "But Dumbledore isn't real.""I don't think Magnus Bane is real either," scoffed the first. "Have you ever met him?""This is so weird," said Clary, slinking down in her seat. "Are you listening to them?" "No. It's rude to eavesdrop," said Jace."
Author: Cassandra Clare
9. "Warlock," he said. "I know who you are."Magnus raised his eyebrows. "You do?""Magnus Bane. Destroyer of the demon Marabas. Son of—""Now," said Magnus, quickly. "There's no need to go into all of that.""But there is." The demon sounded reasonable, even amused. "If it is infernal assistance you require, why not summon your father?"Alec looked at Magnus with his mouth open."
Author: Cassandra Clare
10. "Magnus? Magnus Bane?""That would be me." The man blocking the doorway was as tall and thin as a rail, his hair a crown of dense back spikes. Clary guessed from the curse of his sleepy eyes and the gold tone of his evenly tanned skin that he was part Asian. He wore jeans and a black shirt covered with dozens of metal buckles. His eyes were crusted with a raccoon mask of charcoal glitter, his lips painted a dark shade of blue. He raked a ring-laden hand through his spiked hair and regarded them thoughtfully. "Children of the Nephilim," he said. "Well, well. I don't recall inviting you. I must have been drunk."
Author: Cassandra Clare
11. "Ah," said Magnus. "Nerd love. It is a beautiful thing, while also being on object of mockery and hilarity for those of us who are more sophisticated."-Magnus Bane"
Author: Cassandra Clare
12. "Sam, há dois anos, não fazia qualquer ideia de como era o mundo há minha volta. Não sabia o que tu eras. Não sabia que existiam fadas a sério. Não poderia ter imaginado nada disso. - Abanei a cabeça. - Que mundo este, Sam. É maravilhoso e assustador. Cada dia é diferente. Nunca pensei que teria uma vida e agora tenho."
Author: Charlaine Harris
13. "HERE LIES BROMWho wasA Rider bonded to the dragon SaphiraSon of Holcomb and NeldaBeloved of SelenaFather of Eragon ShadeslayerFounder of the VardenAnd Bane of the Forsworn.May his name live on in glory.Stydja unin mo'ranr"
Author: Christopher Paolini
14. "I know. Of course I know that. It is just that the calamities do seem to be piling up," I said, shivering a little as a goose walked over my grave. Brisbane pinned me with a look. "You said once you would follow me to the ends of the earth in a white petticoat to be my wife, if that is what it took." I pursed my lips. "You were not supposed to hear that. You were unconscious." "Did you mean it?" I held that striking black gaze with my own. "You must know I did." "That is why I know you will be there tomorrow, whatever calamities may come. As I will be." I looked down at the soaked, sooty gown. "I may have to wear a white petticoat, if it comes to it." Brisbane gave me a slow smile. "I wish you would. The sooner I can get you into just your petticoat—" "Ah, Brisbane! Good of you to come, my lad," Father said, rousing himself from his reverie. "Did you hear, we nearly lost poor old Crab."
Author: Deanna Raybourn
15. "I matched my heated tone with one of pure ice. "I believe I did attempt to relate to you the facts of my calls and you interrupted me with a rather magnificent display of temper much as you are doing now. If you do not have all the facts of the case perhaps you have no one but yourself to blame." Brisbane opened his mouth and shut it with a snap. His mouth remained closed but I could hear him muttering under his breath. "What are you saying?" "I am counting. To one hundred. In Cantonese."
Author: Deanna Raybourn
16. "They have different accents in America " Brisbane smiled. "Just as we do here." I waved a hand. "They all sound alike to me."
Author: Deanna Raybourn
17. "Donegan Bane and Gracious O'Callahan - the Monster Hunters. Adventurers, inventors, authors of Monster Hunting for Beginners and it's sequels, Monster Hunting for Beginners is Probably Inadvisable and Seriously, Dude, Stop Monster Hunting."
Author: Derek Landy
18. "This is stolen? We're in a stolen jet?""Not stolen," said Donegan Bane from the co-pilot's seat."Almost stolen," Grascious corrected."Semi-stolen," said Donegan."Quasi stolen," said Grascious. Aurora's frown did not turn upside down. "So is it stolen or not?"Donegan and Grascious hesitated."Yes,"they both said toghether."
Author: Derek Landy
19. "She walked rather quickly; she liked to be active, though at times she gave an impression of repose that was at once static and evocative. This was because she knew few words and believed in none, and in the world she was rather silent, contributing just her share of urbane humor with a precision that approached meagreness. But at the moment when strangers tended to grow uncomfortable in the presence of this economy she would seize the topic and rush off with it, feverishly surprised with herself-- then bring it back and relinquish it abruptly, almost timidly, like an obedient retriever, having been adequate and something more."
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
20. "This was because she knew few words and believed in none, and in the world she was rather silent, contributing just her share of urbane humor with a precision that approached meagreness."
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
21. "They had picked up Julie's scent hit wolfsbane lost her and found her trail again at the crumbling Highway 23 except it was two hours old and mixed with horse scents. She was hitchhiking. Great. Awesome. At least she always carried a knife with her. When I relayed this to Curran he shrugged and said, "If she kills anybody we'll make it go away."
Author: Ilona Andrews
22. "Today the individual has become the highest form, and the greatest bane, of artistic creation. The smallest wound or pain of the ego is examined under a microscope as if it were of eternal importance. The artist considers his isolation, his subjectivity, his individualism almost holy. Thus we finally gather in one large pen, where we stand and bleat about our loneliness without listening to each other and without realizing that we are smothering each other to death. The individualists stare into each other's eyes and yet deny each other's existence. We walk in circles, so limited by our own anxieties that we can no longer distinguish between true and false, between the gangster's whim and the purest ideal."
Author: Ingmar Bergman
23. "Fear is the bane of all creatures and bubbles inside all forming a rock of solidifying darkness, sucking all will power to act or to think or to say away. Fear is the bane of all creatures, it is our black hole we cannot live without."
Author: Isabella Irini Poretsis
24. "Seek for the Sword that was brokenIn Imladris it dwells;There shall be counsels takenStronger than Morgul-spells.There shall be shown a tokenThat Doom is near at hand,For Isuldur's Bane shall waken,And the halfling forth shall stand."
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
25. "What's yer name?" he demanded.The girl searched for a name. "Stella," she said at last, because she had the stars at her fingertips and she had been studying maps of the sky and she was someone else now, not the girl she had been in Ballarat where her grandfather had pointed out the planets and named them, and not the girl she had been in Melbourne, and she certainly didn't want to be the girl she was at her Brisbane school. She was reinventing herself."No it's not," the boy said. "You're new. Where're ya from?""I'm Stella," she said stubbornly. "I'm from the moon. You wanna look?"
Author: Janette Turner Hospital
26. "It had insta-love, the bane of my existence. Girl sees boy and falls in love. Immediately. Soul mate, breath stealing, toes curling, love after one conversation. Boy pushes girl away for some paranormal reason or another. Girl still loves boy. Boy finally admits love."
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
27. "I am the Merlin, bane of the Vale, terror of the four lands. I am chaos and shadows, the last of my people."
Author: Jennifer Silverwood
28. "Poor Oscar. Without even realizing it he'd fallen into one of those Let's Be Friends Vortexes, the bane of nerdboys everywhere. These relationships were love's version of a stay in the stocks, in you go, plenty of misery guaranteed and what you got out of it besides bitterness and heartbreak nobody knows. Perhaps some knowledge of self and women."
Author: Junot Díaz
29. "Visiting one of these tenements, where the stairs are littered with broken glass and stained with spilled liquids and urine, conjures up Calcutta, not Jeddah, the kingdom's most urbane city."
Author: Karen Elliott House
30. "God willing, we shall come to a stage where the world looks at the Palestinian question, and Palestinian rights on Palestinian national soil, as well as the questions of the occupied Syrian and Lebanese territories. These are the bases on which peace will be built."
Author: King Hussein I
31. "Antonio José Bolivar ôta son dentier, le rangea dans son mouchoir et sans cesser de maudire le gringo, responsable de la tragédie, le maire, les chercheurs d'or, tous ceux qui souillaient la virginité de son Amazonie, il coupa une grosse branche d'un coup de machette, s'y appuya, et prit la direction d'El Idilio, de sa cabane et ses romans qui parlaient d'amour avec des mots si beaux que, parfois, ils lui faisaient oublier la barbarie des hommes."
Author: Luis Sepúlveda
32. "Elizabeth called it my mane of hair; I called it my bane of hair. However, it was far worse looking when it was short, sticking straight up or out at awkward angles; at least when it was long it almost obeyed gravity."
Author: Penny Reid
33. "The man Of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys:Power, like a desolating pestilence,Pollutes whate'er it touches, and obedience,Bane of all genius, virtue, freedom, truth,Makes slaves of men, and, of the human frame,A mechanised automaton."
Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
34. "Your lack of questioning and curiosity has been the bane of my existence."
Author: Poppet
35. "The Lebanese people voted this time for change. So they are not satisfied with the actual situation. They want to see a new government. They want to see a new vision."
Author: Rafik Hariri
36. "Five shall go west to the goddess in chains, One shall be lost in the land without rain, The bane of Olympus shows the trail, Campers and Hunters combined prevail, The Titan's curse must one withstand, And one shall perish by a parent's hand"
Author: Rick Riordan
37. "The [Israelis] believed - they were possessed of an absolute certainty and conviction - that 'terrorists' were in Chatila. How could I explain to them that the terrorists had left, that the terrorists had worn Israeli uniforms, that the terrorists had been sent into Chatila by Israeli officers, that the victims of the terrorists were not Israelis but Palestinians and Lebanese?"
Author: Robert Fisk
38. "The bane of Terri's life could use a prescription of Prozac.' (Terri)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
39. "Religion is the bane of humanity as Christianity is its salvation."
Author: Sonia Rumzi
40. "Dans un ermitage, on se contente d'être aux loges de la forêt. Les fenêtres servent à accueillir la nature en soi, non à s'en protéger. On la contemple, on y prélève ce qu'il faut, mais on ne se nourrit pas de l'ambition de la soumettre. La cabane permet une posture, mais ne donne pas un statut. On joue à l'ermite, on ne peut se prétendre pionnier."
Author: Sylvain Tesson
41. "Pour parvenir au sentiment de liberté intérieure, il faut de l'espace à profusion et de la solitude.Il faut ajouter la maîtrise du temps, le silence total, l'âpreté de la vie et le côtoiement de la splendeur géographique. L'équation de ces conquêtes mène en cabane."
Author: Sylvain Tesson
42. "There Rhoda sits staring at the blackboard,' said Louis, 'in theschoolroom, while we ramble off, picking here a bit of thyme,pinching here a leaf of southernwood while Bernard tells a story.Her shoulder-blades meet across her back like the wings of a smallbutterfly. And as she stares at the chalk figures, her mind lodgesin those white circles, it steps through those white loops intoemptiness, alone. They have no meaning for her. She has no answerfor them. She has no body as the others have. And I, who speakwith an Australian accent, whose father is a banker in Brisbane, donot fear her as I fear the others."
Author: Virginia Woolf
43. "The Syrians are trying to say that the Lebanese are not capable of ruling themselves."
Author: Walid Jumblatt
44. "There was a president imposed by Syria. Our battle... is to have a Lebanese president that we elect."
Author: Walid Jumblatt
45. "Perhaps the perusal of such works may, without injustice, be compared with the use of opiates, baneful, when habitually and constantly resorted to, but of most blessed power in those moments of pain and of langour, when the whole head is sore, and the whole heart sick. If those who rail indiscriminately at this species of composition, were to consider the quantity of actual pleasure it produces, and the much greater proportion of real sorrow and distress which it alleviates, their philanthropy ought to moderate their critical pride, or religious intolerance."
Author: Walter Scott
46. "From too much liberty, my Lucio, libertyAs surfeit is the father of much fast,So every scope of the immoderate useTurns to restraint. Our natures do pursue, -Like rats that ravin down their proper bane, - A thirsty evil; and when we drink we die."
Author: William Shakespeare
47. "My non American viewers. Who understand that the world does not consist solely of a single nation sailing across an infinite sea of migrant workers. Will no doubt have heard that the waters surrounding Brisbane got tired of waiting for people to hit the beach and decided to bring the party to us."
Author: Yahtzee Croshaw
48. "Colonialism is a terrible bane for a people upon whom it is imposed, but a blessing for a language. English's drive to exploit the new and the alien, its zeal in robbing words from other languages, its incapacity to feel qualms over the matter, its museum-size overabundance of vocabulary, it shoulder-shrug approach to spelling, its don't-worry-be-happy concern for grammar--the result was a language whose colour and wealth Henry loved."
Author: Yann Martel
49. "Lebanese freedom of speech : You get to say whatever you like as long as the authorities approve of it... Hilarious."
Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour
50. "The Lebanese banking system helps Iran, Syria & Hezbollah evade sanctions."
Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour

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