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1. "Though the object of being a Great Power is to be able to fight a Great War, the only way of remaining a Great Power is not to fight one."
Author: A.J.P. Taylor
2. "My work is being destroyed almost as soon as it is printed. One day it is being read; the next day someone's wrapping fish in it."
Author: Al Capp
3. "I am not a prisoner of my sexuality like men younger than myself although I write about being a prisoner."
Author: Al Goldstein
4. "...the news should help us with mourning the twisted nature of man and reconciling us to the difficulty of being able to imagine perfection while still not managing to secure it – for a range of stupid but nevertheless unbudgeable reasons...The news currently resists giving us the single most calming response one can offer to certain problems: evidence that they are normal and that they belong to a species which is intrinsically (rather than exceptionally) imperfect."
Author: Alain De Botton
5. "Yep," I said, rolling the body onto its back and staring into the horrified, bloated face, "you're a single-bagger. My kinda gal." I gave her a smile and a friendly wink. The face stared back at me with that same frozen look of terror. "Oh, stop being so dramatic," I said, "You'll be pretty again, I promise."
Author: Alistair Cross
6. "Obey the principles without being bound by them."
Author: Bruce Lee
7. "I was always shy and had a huge fear of being onstage."
Author: Colbie Caillat
8. "I loved almost everything about being a teacher, but I was an unusual teacher."
Author: Dan Simmons
9. "And on the sidewalks, after they've emerged from the stations, after being sandpapered by the jostling and scraping that a city like this does, all the lives they've hoarded, all the ghosts they've carried, all the inversions they've made for protection, all the scars and marks and records for recognition - the whole heterogeneous baggage falls out with each step on the pavement. There's so much spillage."
Author: Dionne Brand
10. "What's so brave about being bald? I've not fought for my country or found the cure for cancer - I've just gone out without my hat on!"
Author: Gail Porter
11. "You know, the record business is much different than being artist on stage."
Author: Herb Alpert
12. "My soul needs him as much as my lungs need air. So much so that I feel like I'm suffocating just being away from him."
Author: J.B. McGee
13. "He had no memory of ever being hugged like this, as though by a mother. The full weight of everything he had seen that night seemed to fall in upon him as Mrs. Weasley held him to her. His mother's face, his father's voice, the sight of Cedric, dead on the ground all started spinning in his head until he could hardly bear it, until he was screwing up his face against the howl of misery fighting to get out of him."
Author: J.K. Rowling
14. "Oh! you are a great deal too apt, you know, to like people in general. You never see fault in any body. All the world are good and agreeable in your eyes. I never heard you speak ill of a human being in my life.""I would wish not to be hasty in censuring any one; but I always speak what I think."
Author: Jane Austen
15. "As we walk, he begins telling me all the names of the plants we pass. I already know their names, but I don't tell him that. He seems to think that scientists always want to know the names of things, and so I guess he thinks he's being helpful.Anyway, I like listening to his voice. It's deep and a little hoarse, as if he's been yelling all day, and his accent makes every word sound new and exciting, as if he's speaking another language I don't have to strain to understand."Here is annatto,for repelling insects and curing snakebites. The girls say it makes a love potion, but I don't believe them. They have all tried it on me, and I don't love any of them."
Author: Jessica Khoury
16. "The future holds no hope or meaning to me. I know that by killing myself other people will suffer, but why go through this interminable hell? What's the point of being here if you feel unloved and abandoned by those you used to trust and count on? What's the point of living if you don't belong anywhere?"
Author: Julie Anne Peters
17. "Poppy: Um, can we cross running water?James: Sure. And we can walk into people's homes without being invited, and roll in garlic if we don't mind losing friends."
Author: L.J. Smith
18. "You're doing so well." At being Thiago, she meant. "It's a little eerie.""Eerie," he repeated."Convincing. A few times I almost forgot--"He didn't let her finish. "Don't forget. Not ever. Not for a second." He drew in breath. "Please."So much behind that word. Please don't forget I'm not a monster. Please don't forget what I gave up. Please don't forget me."
Author: Laini Taylor
19. "If you were upset about an ugly pimple on the end of your nose, you might try to feel better by keeping your pimple in perspective. You might compare your pimple situation to that of someone who was being eaten by a bear, and when you looked in the mirror at your ugly pimple, you could say to yourself, 'Well, at least I'm not being eaten by a bear."
Author: Lemony Snicket
20. "Overcomers are not perfect. They fail just like the rest of us, but they keep on getting up, keep on repenting, and keep on being willing to surrender themselves to Christ and letting Him, who is the only perfect One, work through them."
Author: Nancy Missler
21. "Cormac was completely aware that he was being manipulated, but how he could not see. He reckoned that when he did find out, the surprise would be a nasty one. That was how it usually went."
Author: Neal Asher
22. "The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the domination of outward conditions."
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
23. "All I'm telling you to do is to be smart about it. Know that if this man isn't looking for a serious relationship, you're not going to change his mind just because you two are going on dates and being intimate. You could be the most perfect woman on the Lord's green earth-you're capable of interesting conversation, you cook a mean breakfast, you hand out backrubs like sandwiches, you're independent (which means, to him, that you're not going to be in his pockets)-but if he's not ready for a serious relationship, he going to treat you like sports fish."
Author: Steve Harvey
24. "Bram stared into a pair of wide, dark eyes. Eyes that reflected a surprising glimmer of intelligence. This might be the rare female a man could reason with."Now, then," he said. "We can do this the easy way, or we can make things difficult."With a soft snort, she turned her head. It was as if he'd ceased to exist.Bram shifted his weight to his good leg, feeling the stab to his pride. He was a lieutenant colonel in the British army, and at over six feet tall, he was said to cut an imposing figure. Typically, a pointed glance from his quarter would quell the slightest hint of disobedience. He was not accustomed to being ignored."Listen sharp, now." He gave her ear a rough tweak and sank his voice to a low threat. "If you know what's good for you, you'll do as I say."Though she spoke not a word, her reply was clear: You can kiss my great wolly arse.Confounded sheep."
Author: Tessa Dare
25. "This hobble of being alive is rather serious, don't you think so?"
Author: Thomas Hardy
26. "I do know that. I know that change is difficult, and comes slowly, and that it is the work of many days strung together in a long line until the origin of them is forgotten. He is afraid that he will not be able to put in that work, that he will squander those days, and that they will leave him worse off than he is now. And I understand that feeling—I understand being afraid of yourself."
Author: Veronica Roth
27. "In addition to being the most beautiful score I have ever sung, 'Piazza' gave me the opportunity to honor the matriarchs of my Southern family."
Author: Victoria Clark
28. "And ladies, build up your husband by being submissive. That's how you will give your children success; you will want your children to be obedient, to be submissive to righteous living."
Author: Warren Jeffs
29. "It is an absolutely vain endeavor to attempt to reconstruct or even comprehend the nature of a human being by simply knowing the forces which have acted upon him. However deeply we should like to penetrate, however close we seem to be drawing to truth, one unknown quantity eludes us: man's primordial energy, his original self, that personality which was given him with the gift of life itself. On it rests man's true freedom; it alone determines his real character."
Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt

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