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1. "He was not the most honest or pious of men, but he was courageous"
Author: Arturo Pérez Reverte
2. "People change, you know. They grow, they shrink, they bald, they get zits, they wrinkle. But each person is attractive in their own way, and they're attractive to someone else." She stops, taking a deep breath and lets it seep out through her full lips that I can't stop looking at. "No matter how much you change out here"—she motions to, well, all of me—"I'll always find you attractive because of the person you are in here."
Author: Cassie Mae
3. "After all, the appeal to stop being yourself, even for a little while, is very great"
Author: Donna Tartt
4. "I close my eyes, ashamed that what he's saying is right. Its true. What the fuck is the matter with me? I have no answer. I can give him or myself, so instead, I focus on his face. That serious and focused expression looks so fierce as he moves above me and inside of me, stealing something integral, from my being with every delicious stroke of his hips."I think you're the one getting confused who's here," he explains. "Because I know exactly who I'm inside of."
Author: Ella Frank
5. "Cognition is not fighting, but once someone knows a lot, he will have much to fight for, so much that he will be called a relativist because of it."
Author: Karel Capek
6. "The pressure to make public retractions of past statements - there's something medieval about it. What does it mean, anyway, to 'retract' what you've said? How can anyone state categorically that a thought he once had is no longer valid? In modern times an idea can be refuted, yes, but not retracted."
Author: Milan Kundera
7. "When short guys start working out to bulk up. I like muscles, but I don't like really buff guys."
Author: Nicole Eggert
8. "At the end of the table, the secretary was reading the decision in some case, but in such a mournful and monotonous voice, that the condemned man himself would have fallen asleep while listening to it. The judge, no doubt, would have been the first of all to do so, had he not entered into an engrossing conversation while it was going on."
Author: Nikolai Gogol
9. "He won't be one of those girlishly pretty men with curly gold hair...He'll be dark, dangerous, too. Brave, certainly, but not without flaws. I like my heroes human."
Author: Nora Roberts
10. "...you seemed to be listening to me, not to find out useful information, but to try to catch me in a logical fallacy. This tells us all that you are used to being smarter than your teachers, and that you listen to them in order to catch them making mistakes and prove how smart you are to the other students. This is such a pointless, stupid way of listening to teachers that it is clear you are going to waste months of our time before you finally catch on that the only transaction that matters is a transfer of useful information from adults who possess it to children who do not, and that catching mistakes is a criminal misuse of time."
Author: Orson Scott Card
11. "It can be deeply frustrating when people disagree with you, especially when it is so many of them. It might make you feel slighted, or even isolated. But instead of declaring everyone to be stupid, and looking for ways to reinforce your position, try learning WHY they disagree. It might be surprising and refreshing to learn that you're not alone in a world of stupid people. Just people with divergent philosophies and life experiences; different sets of priorities. It's much more rewarding than being continually outraged and alone in your own head, forever declaring yourself to be the only one who cares, the only one smart enough to think like you think. Give yourself a break from your solitary supremacy. You might sleep easier."
Author: Orsov
12. "I'll always have my skate life, but I absolutely like the fun of making movies."
Author: Ryan Sheckler
13. "If you do nothing but urge people to "look out for number one," you will be setting them up for future failure in any relationship, especially marriage."
Author: Timothy Keller

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