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1. "Am I pushing or dying? the light up there, the immense round blazing white light is drinking me. It drinks me slowly, inspires me into space. If I do not close my eyes, it will drink all of me. I seep upward, in long icy threads, too light, and yet inside me there is a fire too, the nerves are twisted, there is no rest from this long tunnel dragging me, or am I pushing myself out of the tunnel, or is the child being pushed out of me, or is the light drinking me. Am I dying? The ice in the veins, the cracking of the bones, this pushing in darkness, with a small shaft of light in the eyes like the edge of the knife, the feeling of a knife cutting the flesh, the flesh somewhere is tearing as if it were burned through by a flame, somewhere my flesh is tearing and the blood is spilling out. I am pushing in the darkness, in utter darkness."
Author: Anaïs Nin
2. "I keep feeling that people are becoming less human and more animalistic. They seem to think less and feel less so that everyone is operating on a very primitive level. I wonder what you and I will see in our lifetimes. It seems so hopeless yet we must keep on trying ... I guess we can't escape being a product of the times, can we?"
Author: Bret Easton Ellis
3. "A boy sees a girl topless for the first time only once, and the anticipation of the big reveal is really exciting. I feel like I'm a present being unwrapped."
Author: Daria Snadowsky
4. "If you have compassion and are imbued with the spirit of the Way, it is of no consequence to be criticized, even reviled, by the ignorant. But if you lack the spirit of the Way, you should be wary of being thought of by others as having the Way."
Author: Dogen Zenji
5. "Doing stand-up takes the fun out of being funny."
Author: Doug Stanhope
6. "Douglas Adams did not enjoy writing, and he enjoyed it less as time went on. He was a bestselling, acclaimed, and much-loved novelist who had not set out to be a novelist, and who took little joy in the process of crafting novels. He loved talking to audiences. He liked writing screenplays. He liked being at the cutting edge of technology and inventing"
Author: Douglas Adams
7. "People cain't help being what they are any more than a skunk can help being a skunk. Don't you think if they had their choice they would rather be something else? Sure they would. People are just weak."
Author: Fannie Flagg
8. "Y-naga: "That's the thing... It's like trying to find a guy who's a kid at heart but still a responsible adult, so he can be counted on when I find myself in a pinch, somebody who's a little wild at times but normally lets me have my way even when I'm being selfish and just says, "well, if you insist," a guy who's not too full of himself but understands what clothes suit his body type best..."S-hara: "What I'm saying is the pretty ones are stupid! The ones who have it all together are all so, so stubborn that they never do things my way!"
Author: Fumi Yoshinaga
9. "It's a question of attitude. If you really work at something you can do it up to a point. If you really work at being happy you can do it up to a point. But anything more than that you can't. Anything more than that is luck."
Author: Haruki Murakami
10. "Upon my word, sir, your hope is a rather extraordinary one after my declaration. I do assure you that I am not one of those young ladies (if such young ladies there are) who are so daring as to risk their happiness on the chance of being asked a second time. I am perfectly serious in my refusal. You could not make ME happy, and I am convinced that I am the last woman in the world who could make you so. Nay, were your friend Lady Catherine to know me, I am persuaded she would find me in every respect ill qualified for the situation."
Author: Jane Austen
11. "Creep" I said, cutting to the heart of the matter. - Stephanie "Gosh, I wonder who this could be." - Morelli"You lied to me. I knew it too. I knew right from the beginning, you jerk."Silence stretched taut between us, and I realized my accusation covered a lot of territory, so I narrowed the field."I want to knew about this big secret case you're working on, and I want to know how it ties in to Kenny Mancuso and Moogey Bues." - Stephanie "Oh" Morelli said. "That lie " - Morelli"Well?" - Stephanie "I cant tell you anything about that lie" - Morelli-Two For The Dough"
Author: Janet Evanovich
12. "I really truly worry that the debt is one of the single biggest threat to the United States of America, that we're talking about a problem that is multi-trillion in its depth and I think we ought to be cutting more."
Author: Jason Chaffetz
13. "Now you're being melodramatic. Must be part of the Shadow charm—all dark and gloomy."
Author: Jayde Scott
14. "Q. What's the secret shortcut to being succesful in life?A. Stop looking for shortcuts."
Author: José N. Harris
15. "I never touch sugar, cheese, bread... I only like what I'm allowed to like. I'm beyond temptation. There is no weakness. When I see tons of food in the studio, for us and for everybody, for me it's as if this stuff was made out of plastic. The idea doesn't even enter my mind that a human being could put that into their mouth. I'm like the animals in the forest. They don't touch what they cannot eat."
Author: Karl Lagerfeld
16. "Freedman and Barnouin reveal the truth in Skinny Bitch, but they encase the truth in lies--women must be skinny to be attractive and being attractive should be a priority--via the typical verbiage of female disempowerment."
Author: Kim Socha
17. "We're all whirling merrily through the void on a dying planet, and gay people are just doing their usual number, being shamelessly trendy as always. Right out in front on the cutting edge of death."
Author: Lawrence Block
18. "It's so exciting to be doing radio on the cutting edge of technology. Being in on something new is the biggest thrill in the world."
Author: Lynn Samuels
19. "I thought maybe I'd be a farmer. That was another silly notion. I think I'd last about five minutes, being a farmer."
Author: Matthew Rhys
20. "A true survivor is someone who, after 12+ years of being schooled, remains independent in their thinking."
Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
21. "Antisemitism is unique among religious hatreds. It is a racist conspiracy theory fashioned for the needs of messianic and brutal rulers, as dictators from the Tsars to the Islamists via the Nazis have shown. Many other alleged religious 'hatreds' are not hatreds in the true sense. If I criticise Islamic, Orthodox Jewish or Catholic attitudes towards women, for instance, and I'm accused of being a bigot, I shrug and say it is not bigoted to oppose bigotry."
Author: Nick Cohen
22. "Women have fought so long and hard for our rights and equality, and now all our attention is put on being a size 0."
Author: Pink
23. "Being in prison for seven years was like being in an army that never drilled, never deployed, and only fought itself."
Author: Raegan Butcher
24. "It happens to us once or twice in a lifetime to be drunk with some book which probably has some extraordinary relative power to intoxicate us and none other; and having exhausted that cup of enchantment we go groping in libraries all our years afterwards in the hope of being in Paradise again."
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
25. "You forgot how to be awesome because you were too busy being cool"
Author: Robyn Schneider
26. "I'm sensitive about my image of being hard to reach."
Author: Roone Arledge
27. "And once you cease to be a real person, you stop being a good actor."
Author: Scott Speedman
28. "It was long after midnight and the stars looked damp and chilly; the air was full of the busy silence of the night, which is created by hundreds of small furry things treading very carefully in the hope of finding dinner while avoiding being the main course."
Author: Terry Pratchett
29. "I feel a little uncomfortable at being asked the sorts of questions that other Catholics in public life tend not to be asked."
Author: Tony Abbott
30. "For example, the equivalent of a woman being treated as a sex object is a man being treated as a success object."
Author: Warren Farrell

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Fear stifles our thinking and actions. It creates indecisiveness that results in stagnation. I have known talented people who procrastinate indefinitely rather than risk failure. Lost opportunities cause erosion of confidence, and the downward spiral begins."
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