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1. "Did you know I blush purple? Jamal's teasing me about it.""Is he reading this?" I asked, horrified. "No.""Sorry I made you blush.""I'm not. Good night, Briar Rose.""Good night, blue-skinned alien."
Author: Anna Sheehan
2. "I smiled. I was starting to like being called Briar Rose."
Author: Anna Sheehan
3. "Briarwood is the pretty poison. There is no cure for Briarwood."
Author: Anne Bishop
4. "Preserve me from such cordiality! It is like handling briar-roses and may-blossoms - bright enough to the eye, and outwardly soft to the touch, but you know there are thorns beneath, and every now and then you feel them too; and perhaps resent the injury by crushing them in till you have destroyed their power, though somewhat to the detriment of your own fingers."
Author: Anne Brontë
5. "She married the princeand all went wellexcept for the fear —the fear of sleep.Briar Rosewas an insomniac...She could not napor lie in sleepwithout the court chemistmixing her some knock-out dropsand never in the prince's presence."
Author: Anne Sexton
6. "Funny how "question" contains the word "quest" inside it, as though any small question asked is a journey through briars."
Author: Catherynne M. Valente
7. "Listen up, Mount High-Hair," Gustav barked. "Say what you want about me, but lay off the rest of the team. I've been through a lot of stuff with these people. Nobody can tell me that Fancy Dancer and Lady Slick-Pants aren't heroes. Captain Gloom-Cape over there, too. And even Shrimp Charming has his moments." Briar leaned back in her chair. "I admire your ability to insult your friends *while* you defend them. It's a rare talent."
Author: Christopher Healy
8. "Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?"
Author: Emily Bronte
9. "Fuck Briarcrest Academy, and fuck you all."
Author: Ilsa Madden Mills
10. "All around the castle, a briary hedge began to grow, with thorns as sharp as barbs."
Author: Jane Yolen
11. "Rowan doesn´t know me as well as he thinks," he murmured, seemingly unconcerned with the jagged blades closing in on him, "otherwise he never would´ve made such a mistake."Edgebriar smiled, leering at Ash fron behind the trio of knights, content to let his guards engage the Winter prince."And what mistake would that be?""There only four of you."
Author: Julie Kagawa
12. "Right. The Briars. Just a second, Princess. Hey, Rusty," he called, motioning to Ironhorse, who pinned back his ears, "why don't you walk ahead of us, huh? I want your big ugly ass where I can see it."
Author: Julie Kagawa
13. "I have come from the End of the World. From the River of Dreams, through the gauntlet and the Briar and the Deep Wyld, in order to stand before you today. I have but one request—to take my place at your side. To resume my duty as your knight, and to protect you and your kingdom for as long as I draw breath."
Author: Julie Kagawa
14. "Briar Greyson, in the bedroom, with the letter opener."
Author: Kelley York
15. "Is your cucumber bitter? Throw it away. Are there briars in your path? Turn aside. That is enough. Do not go on and say, "Why were things of this sort ever brought into this world?" neither intolerable nor everlasting - if thou bearest in mind that it has its limits, and if thou addest nothing to it in imagination. Pain is either an evil to the body (then let the body say what it thinks of it!)-or to the soul. But it is in the power of the soul to maintain its own serenity and tranquility. . . ."
Author: Marcus Aurelius
16. "For people never say anything the same way twice; no two of them ever say it the same. The greatest imaginative writer that ever brooded in a lavender robe and a mellowed briar in his teeth, couldn't tell you, though e try for a lifetime, how the simplest strap-hanger will ask the conductor to be let off at the next stop. ...It is all for the taking. All the manuals by frustrated fictioneers on how to write can't give you the first syllable of reality, at any cot, that any common conversation can. All the classics, read and re-read, can't help you catch the ring of truth as does the word heard first-hand."
Author: Nelson Algren
17. "Briar Rose awakens to grace us with her gentle presence once more.""Shut up," says Vol."Your thorns are showing."
Author: Nenia Campbell
18. "Thou knowest all; I seek in vainWhat lands to till or sow with seed -The land is black with briar and weed,Nor cares for falling tears or rain.Thou knowest all; I sit and waitWith blinded eyes and hands that fail,Till the last lifting of the veilAnd the first opening of the gate.Thou knowest all; I cannot see.I trust I shall not live in vain,I know that we shall meet againIn some divine eternity."
Author: Oscar Wilde
19. "I went to Briar Cliff College initially, and then I transferred to Georgetown University, because I was a Russian major, and I was one of two girls accepted that year. This was September 1969 - well, that would have been 1970 - into the School Of Languages And Linguistics in Georgetown."
Author: P. J. Soles
20. "I have some friends, some honest friends, and honest friends are few; My pipe of briar, my open fire, A book that's not too new."
Author: Robert W. Service
21. "It was my jewelry!" Briar shouted after his father because he'd forgotten to ask what was stolen."
Author: Shannon Hale
22. "Briar thrust a crystal cup with a silver spoon into Apple's hands. "Whipped air. Try it. Totally invisible and totally good." Apple dipped the spoon into the empty cup and touched it to her tongue. The nothingness tasted like chocolate-raspberry swirl. "Mm, this is amazing."
Author: Shannon Hale
23. "A figure came tiptoeing through the dark. Raven and Apple froze. The figure saw them and froze. All three just stood there, frozen, wondering if they were seen. "Ashlynn, is that you?" Apple finally whispered. "What are you doing out here? Leaving the castle at night is against the rules." "I know. I'm sorry. I just…" Ashlynn tilted her head. "Wait, what are you doing here?" Apple's mouth hung open. "Uh… official Royal Student Council business. Hey, maybe you could help us get through the briars? We just have some of that official business I mentioned. Outside the briars. At midnight."
Author: Shannon Hale
24. "He doesn't need my help coming up with pranks. He's got too many ideas of his own.- Daja referring to Briar in their first year at Discipline cottage"
Author: Tamora Pierce
25. "She got to her feet and tucked her fingers into her armpits to warm them, glaring at Briar and Parahan as she walked over to the mules. It wasn't fair that men didn't have to twist themselves into knots to pee!"
Author: Tamora Pierce
26. "Don't let him upset you," Niko told the four softly. "He's old and he's frightened.""You're as old as him, and you aren't scared of us," Briar pointed out.Niko glared at him. "Thank you so much," he retorted waspishly."
Author: Tamora Pierce
27. "Evvy: "Is she going to eat Jooba-hooba? She looks like she's going to bite him, at least." Briar: "No — if she bit him, he'd die."
Author: Tamora Pierce
28. "Briar: "They never tell you some things. They tell you mages have wonderful power and they learn all kinds of secrets. Nobody ever mentions that some secrets you don't ever want to learn." Rosethorn: "All you can do is learn good to balance the bad. Learn and do all the good within your reach. Then, if you wake in a sweat, you have something to set against the dream."
Author: Tamora Pierce
29. "Briar: "So I guess I was the last to know." Rosethorn: "Of course you are. You're a man, aren't you?"
Author: Tamora Pierce
30. "And priests in black gowns were walking their rounds and binding with briars my joys and desires. (from 'The Garden of Love')"
Author: William Blake
31. "I went to the Garden of Love, And saw what I never had seen: A Chapel was built in the midst, Where I used to play on the green. And the gates of this Chapel were shut, And 'Thou shalt not' writ over the door; So I turn'd to the Garden of Love, That so many sweet flowers bore. And I saw it was filled with graves, And tomb-stones where flowers should be: And Priests in black gowns, were walking their rounds, And binding with briars, my joys & desires."
Author: William Blake

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