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1. "Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called."
Author: A.A. Milne
2. "I had classic technique - one of the best techniques when I was like 10, 12, but then I changed."
Author: Alexandr Dolgopolov
3. "I was quite happy in my new place, and if there was one thing that I missed, it must not be thought I was discontented; all who had to do with me were good, and I had a light airy stable and the best of food. What more could I want? Why, liberty!"
Author: Anna Sewell
4. "That is the best picture of what the incarnation means when we look at in its true context. For that is what happened in Jesus Christ from his birth to his resurrection. The Son of God entered into our broken, Fallen, alienated human existence. He took upon himself our fallen flesh. He stood in Adam's shoes, in Israel's shoes, in our shoes, and he steadfastly refused to be Adam, He refused to be Israel. He refused to be what we are."
Author: C. Baxter Kruger
5. "All joy... emphasizes our pilgrim status; always reminds, beckons, awakens desire. Our best havings are wantings."
Author: C.S. Lewis
6. "The best attraction is the gospel in its purity. The weapon with which the Lord conquers men is the truth as it is in Jesus. The gospel will be found equal to every emergency; an arrow which can pierce the hardest heart, a balm which will heal the deadliest wound."
Author: Charles H. Spurgeon
7. "I certainly should have,' he agrees, smiling and thinking what an absurd and universally-accepted bit of nonsense it is, that your best friends must necessarily be the ones who best understand you. As if there weren't far too much understanding in the world already; above all, that understanding between lovers, celebrated in song and story, which is actually such torture that no two of them can bear it without frequent separations or fights."
Author: Christopher Isherwood
8. "My daddy always told me to just do the best you knew how and tell the truth. He said there was nothin to set a man's mind at ease like wakin up in the morning and not havin to decide who you were. And if you done somethin wrong just stand up and say you done it and say you're sorry and get on with it. Don't haul stuff around with you."
Author: Cormac McCarthy
9. "Your best friend and worst enemy are both in this room right now. It's not your neighbor right or left - and it's not God or the devil - it's you."
Author: Edwin Louis Cole
10. "'Books had always been my best friends and all I wanted to do was lose myself in them, and better yet if the worlds and characters were of my own making.'"
Author: Fae Sutherland
11. "Sem a loucura que é o homemMais que a besta sadia,Cadáver adiado que procria?"O sonho é ver as formas invisíveisDa distância imprecisa, e, com sensíveisMovimentos da esp'rança e da vontade,Buscar na linha fria do horizonteA árvore, a praia, a flor, a ave, a fonte -Os beijos merecidos da Verdade. "(...)Tudo vale a penaSe a alma não é pequena.Quem quere passar além do BojadorTem que passar além da dor. "Triste de quem é feliz!Vive porque a vida dura.Nada na alma lhe dizMais que a lição da raiz -Ter por vida a sepultura."Ser descontente é ser homem. "Tenho meus olhos quentes de água. "'Screvo meu livro à beira-mágoa. "Quando, meu Sonho e meu Senhor?"
Author: Fernando Pessoa
12. "The bible is foreign to me, but its concepts are not. My father always said that hatred is a waste and never an option. He learned this growing up in Ahwaz, Iran, in a Muslim household. I have tried my best to pass the same message to my children, born and raised in the United States. Ultimately, it doesn't matter where we learn that lesson. It's just important that we do."
Author: Firoozeh Dumas
13. "I love making films, but the best roles are hard to come by."
Author: Hill Harper
14. "I want to confess as best I can, but my heart is void. The void is a mirror. I see my face and feel loathing and horror. My indifference to man has shut me out. I live now in a world of ghosts, a prisoner in my dreams."
Author: Ingmar Bergman
15. "No gift bestowed upon us us so precious as children. They are proof that God still loves us. Theyare the hope of the future" Ensign, May 1987"
Author: James E. Faust
16. "Because you think your language is the best language? That because you were born and your parents babbled to you in this tongue, that it is the best language to speak? How small is your mind."
Author: Jeff Wheeler
17. "Why should I apologize because God throws in crystal chandeliers, mahogany floors, and the best construction in the world?"
Author: Jim Bakker
18. "My best quality is that I talk to everyone. My worst quality is that I talk to everyone."
Author: Joe Lhota
19. "The poet's perfect expression is the token of a perfect experience; what he says in the best possible way he has felt in the best possible way, that is, completely."
Author: John Drinkwater
20. "My favourite characters are people who think they're normal but they're not. I live in Baltimore, and it's full of people like that. I've also lived in New York, which is full of people who think they're crazy, but they're completely normal. I get my best material in Baltimore – you get dialogue that you just couldn't imagine. I asked this guy in a bar what he did for a living and he said he traded deer meat for crack. I never realised that job even existed. You could make a whole movie about that person. And he was kind of cute too, if you could ignore his eyes rolling around his head. Although I did crack once, accidentally, and I thought: Oh my God, what, am I gonna rob my parents now? I prefer poppers – they're legal in London, right? I used to do them on roller coasters. They're illegal in Provincetown, which is the gay fishing village where I live in the summer. In the airport there are signs warning you to get rid of your poppers."
Author: John Waters
21. "If you feel rooted in your home and family, if you're active in your community, there's nothing more empowering. The best way to make a difference in the world is to start by making a difference in your own life."
Author: Julia Louis Dreyfus
22. "Being a failure at living your own life as best as you can is better than being a success living the life somebody else says you should live."
Author: Julius Lester
23. "I have learned that delivering the best possible palliative care to children is vital, providing children and their families with a place of support, care and enhancement at a time of great need is simply life-changing."
Author: Kate Middleton
24. "Humans waste words. They toss them like banana peels and leave them to rot. Everyone knows the peels are the best part."
Author: Katherine Applegate
25. "Why you?" I asked. "Why are you the onehere with me? Why isn't it him?"Grayson's smile was sad and full of sympathy. "I don't know, Aves, but maybe it's for the best. You guys are almost seventeen. If it hasn't happened by now, maybe it's not supposed to.""I can't accept that.""Denial isn't good for you.""It isn't denial.""Now you're denying your denial.""But look at you," I said. "You always thought I was like a sister too. If you can change your mind, then he can too. He just needs a wake up call.""Hey now, you can't just go jumping in the shower with every guy you know. That's totally our thing."
Author: Kelly Oram
26. "Perhaps, after trillions of ages burning in different dynasties of suns, the very best of me may come together again."
Author: Lafcadio Hearn
27. "Was ich wünschte, war Bewegung und nicht ein ruhiges Dahinfließen des Lebens. Es verlangte mich nach Aufregungen und Gefahren, nach Selbstaufopferung um eines Gefühlswillen. In mir war ein Überschuss von Kraft, der in unserem stillen Leben keinen Raum zur Bestätigung fand"
Author: Leo Tolstoy
28. "Being loved is a good thing. A grand thing. The best damned thing of all."
Author: Lori Wilde
29. "He drops his head, his cheek pressed to mine, and he whispers in my ear. "If we go, we can't come back. Not ever. Things will never be the same."I lean into him, needing to feel every inch of him, wishing he could absorb me and put me out of my misery."I'm not perfect Cami. I'm not a thoroughbred like he is. I never will be."I'm under his spell, but I hear what he's saying. And I don't care. I don't care about anything but having Trick, having him in my life, having as much as he can give me. "I hear sometimes the wild ones are the best."He says nothing at first, but I can almost hear his smile as he no doubt recognizes his own words."
Author: M. Leighton
30. "Of the twelve, the most powerful questions (to employees, guaging their satisfaction with their employers) are those witha combination of the strongest links to the most business outcomes (to include profitability). Armed with this perspective, we now know that the following six ar ethe most powerful questions: 1) Do I know what is expected of me at work?2) Do I have the materials and equipment I need to do my work right?3) Do I have the opportunity to do what I do best every day?4) In the last seven days, have I received recognition or praise for good work?5) Does my supervisor, or someone at work, seem to care about me as a person?6) Is there someone at work who encourages my development?As a manager, if you want to know what you should do to build a strong and productive workplace, securing 5s to these six questions would be an excellent place to start."
Author: Marcus Buckingham
31. "It is one of the best traits of good people that they love where they pity. And this is truer of women than of men."
Author: Marilynne Robinson
32. "In general we are least aware of what our minds do best."
Author: Marvin Minsky
33. "But parents, she supposed, were not the pinnacle of perfection their children thought or expected them to be. They were humans who usually did the best they could but often made the wrong choices."
Author: Mary Balogh
34. "Maybe that's the way to tell the dangerous men from the good ones. A dreamer of the day is dangerous when he believes that others are less: less than their own best selves and certainly less than he is. They exist to follow and flatter him, and to serve his purposes.A true prophet, I suppose, is like a good parent. A true prophet sees others, not himself. He helps them define their own half-formed dreams, and puts himself at their service. He is not diminished as they become more. He offers courage in one hand and generosity in the other."
Author: Mary Doria Russell
35. "Technology is best when it brings people together."
Author: Matt Mullenweg
36. "I'm thrilled to be working with Goldline, the very best in the gold business."
Author: Monica Crowley
37. "In this story, the sun moves. In this story, every night meets a dawn and burns away in the bright morning. In this story, Winter can never hold back the Spring... He is the best of all possible audiences, the only Audience to see every scene, the Author who became a Character and heaped every shadow on Himself. The Greeks were right. Live in fear of a grinding end and a dank hereafter. Unless you know a bigger God, or better yet, are related to Him by blood."
Author: N.D. Wilson
38. "These include the beliefs that the primary, if not the only, goal of human labor and thought is efficiency; that technical calculation is in all respects superior to human judgment; that in fact human judgment cannot be trusted, because it is plagued by laxity, ambiguity, and unnecessary complexity; that subjectivity is an obstacle to clear thinking; that what cannot be measured either does not exist or is of no value; and that the affairs of citizens are best guided and conducted by experts."
Author: Neil Postman
39. "I represent Brazil all over the world. Wherever I go I have to do my best, to not disappoint the Brazilian people. And that I've done."
Author: Pele
40. "Best way to deal with fear is to confront it."
Author: Pittacus Lore
41. "The human mind was a devious organ, however, and it chiseled in stone that which would be best left unrecalled."
Author: Raymond L. Atkins
42. "The Dalai Lama said that he thinks mother's love is the best symbol for love and compassion, because it is totally disinterested."
Author: Richard Gere
43. "To the Virgins, To Make much of TimeGather ye rose-buds while ye may,Old Time is still a-flying;And this same flower that smiles today, Tomorrow will be dying.The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun, The higher he's a-getting,The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he is to setting.That age is best which is the first, When youth and blood are warmer;But being spent, the worse, and worst Times still succeed the former.Then be not coy, but use your time, And while you may, go marry;For having lost but once your prime, You may for ever tarry."
Author: Robert Herrick
44. "History at its best is a gritty, dirty business."
Author: Sara Sheridan
45. "When it came to monsters, she'd known the very best.'...this is a proper quote from the book by the way, the beginning and end one isn't."
Author: Shehanne Moore
46. "There was never a day when I was as good as Joe DiMaggio at his best. Joe was the best, the very best I ever saw."
Author: Stan Musial
47. "When you start hiding things away, that's when the darkness creeps up. Sunlight is the best disinfectant."
Author: Steve Kazee
48. "If the best man's faults were written on his forehead, he would draw his hat over his eyes."
Author: Thomas Gray
49. "On the front cover of Newsweek reviews "A House for Mr. Biswas" as "a marvelous prose epic that matches the best 19th century novels for richness of comic insight and final, tragic power."
Author: V.S. Naipaul
50. "Never die easy. Why run out of bounds and die easy? Make that linebacker pay. It carries into all facets of your life. It's okay to lose, to die, but don't die without trying, without giving it your best."
Author: Walter Payton

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Yu only be livin one life, darlin. Don't matter yu don't uh-preshie-ate part of it, cos it don't stop bein part of yu."
Author: Chris Cleave

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