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1. "I'm all about entertaining and keeping a reader on the edge of their seat, so to me, the social issues have to be meaningful and give the book what's really 'at stake,' but ultimately it's not about them - it's always a personal story of everyday people thrust into life-threatening situations and having to perform heroic acts."
Author: Andrew Gross
2. "Peace comes in situations completely surrendered to the sovereign authority of Christ."
Author: Beth Moore
3. "I make fun of situations and try and find the humor in things, but it's never at the expense of the other guy."
Author: Bob Uecker
4. "If I'm writing strictly for others, how does that show what I'm experiencing or thinking? I just got to a point where I realized I could be as personal as I wanted to be and people could relate to those situations if they so choose."
Author: Chantal Kreviazuk
5. "...and I wondered, not for the first time, if some of life's tragedy arose when people put themselves in situations they were not by nature suited for."
Author: Charlotte Rogan
6. "I receive a lot of letters like yours. Most go on in length, describing all sorts of maddening situations and communications in bewildered detail, but in each there is the same question at its core: Can I convince the person about whom I am crazy to be crazy about me? The short answer is no. The long answer is no."
Author: Cheryl Strayed
7. "A carefully cultivated heart will, assisted by the grace of God, foresee, forestall, or transform most of the painful situations before which others stand like helpless children saying "Why?"
Author: Dallas Willard
8. "What is Mathematics? A science that uses numbers to explain difficult situations of life. Not really! It is an art of seeing what many people cannot see."
Author: Femi Olalekan Komolafe
9. "I said, "I don't think I can give you that kind of emotion." And he [Hitchcock] sat there and said, "Ingrid, fake it!" Well, that was the best advice I've had in my whole life, because in all the years to come there were many directors who gave me what I thought were quite impossible instructions and many difficult things to do, and just when I was on the verge of starting to argue with them, I heard his voice coming to me through the air saying, "Ingrid, fake it!" It saved a lot of unpleasant situations and waste of time."
Author: Ingrid Bergman
10. "How'd she happen to mention me? Does she do to B.M. now? She said she might go there. she said she might go to Shipley, too. I thought she went to Shipley. how'd she happen to mention me?"- Personally after reading chapters 1-5 and learning about Jane and Holden's relationship as friends or just to people you can tell that obviously he does truly care about this girl. To make situations between Holden and Stradlater I see jealousy come with in the mix when a date between "Strad" and jane come up to holden during one of there normal horsing around moods"
Author: J.D. Salinger
11. "Wooo!' he said, slamming his shot glass down and coughing a bit. ‘That's good stuff.'I agreed heartily. ‘Shall we do another one?' I asked.‘Oh no,' Jesus said quietly, his eyes growing round. ‘This is one of those situations where I have to stop and ask myself, what would I do?"
Author: Kevin Hearne
12. "There again, that is a fundamental principle: no two situations are alike."
Author: Lakhdar Brahimi
13. "Callie always said Luce was incapable of brutal honesty and that was why she got herself stuck in so many crappy situations with guys whom she should have just told no."
Author: Lauren Kate
14. "What I love in a woman is not what she is in and for herself, but the side of herself she turns towards me, what she is for me. I love her as character in our common love story. what wuld Hamlet be without the castle at Elsinore, without Ophelia, without all the concrete situations he goes through, what would he be without the text of his part? What would be left but an empty, dumb, illusory essence?"
Author: Milan Kundera
15. "Some situations recognize me as a good actor though I want to be true to everyone!"
Author: Nelson Jack
16. "On one hand she seems so agile, so athletic, and yet I've seen her appear so awkward that it embarrassed me. She gives the impression of a hard, worldly adroitness, and in some situations she's like an adolescent: rigid with ancient, middle class attitudes, unable to think for herself, falling back on old verities...victim of her family teaching, shocked by what shocks people, wanting what people usually want. She wants a home, a husband, and her idea of a husband is a man who earns a certain amount of money, helps around the garden, does the dishes...the idea of a good husband that's found in This Week magazine; a viewpoint from the most ordinary stratum, that great ubiquitous world of family life, transmitted from generation to generation. Despite her wild language."
Author: Philip K. Dick
17. "I'm thinking of how unexpected and yet oddly preordained life can be. Events are upon you in an instant, unforseen and without warning, and often times marked with disappointment and tragedy, but equally often leading to a better understanding of the bittersweet truth of life."
Author: Rob Lowe
18. "And so, you can do hundreds and hundreds of studies showing a general factor and just so long as you restrict your populations, your testing materials and the kinds of situations you look at, you can keep finding the same wrong thing again and again."
Author: Robert Sternberg
19. "I like fantasy. I've always been the kind of kid who likes to dream about other things I could be and exotic situations I could be in."
Author: Scott Bakula
20. "Whenever I do the sign of the cross, it always brings comfort in situations when you are faced with adversity and stress."
Author: Troy Polamalu
21. "My encounters with racism are sort of second-hand situations where I might be standing around with a group of white friends and someone makes a comment that they wouldn't make at my family reunion."
Author: Wentworth Miller
22. "All situations in which the interrelationships between extremes are involved are the most interesting and instructive."
Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt

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