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1. "It's Latin, which is an excellent language for mischief-making, which is why governments are so fond of it."
Author: Catherynne M. Valente
2. "Tea? Good God, no. It's mud. How the British ever built an empire drinking the filthy stuff is beyond me. And if we carry on drinking it, I've no doubt that the empire won't last much longer. No, a civilized person drinks coffee."
Author: Charlie Higson
3. "Life in the world... was nothing more than a system of atavistic contracts, banal ceremonies, preordained words, with which people entertained each other in society in order not to commit murder. The dominant sign in that paradise of provincial frivolity was fear of the unknown."
Author: Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
4. "It is not a true civilization, and has nothing in it to satisfy a mature and fully developed human mind. It is attuned to the mentality of the galley-slave and the moron, and crushes relentlessly with disapproval, ridicule, and economic annihilation any sign of actually independent thought and civilised feeling whith chances to rise above its sodden level. It is a treadmill, squirrel-trap culture – drugged and frenzied with the hashish of industrial servitude and material luxury. It is wholly a material body-culture, and its symbol is the tiled bathroom and steam radiator rather than the Doric portico and the temple of philosophy. Its denizens do not live or know how to live."
Author: H.P. Lovecraft
5. "Words, language and representation of meaning are an important aspect of reflective practice. Slips of the tongue, dream interpretations and the whole idea of a 'talking cure' rests on our capacity to reflect on what is (or is not) said."
Author: Jacqui Stedmon
6. "He rushed beyond the barrier and called to her to follow. He was shouted at to go on but he still called to her. She set her white face to him, passive, like a helpless animal. Her eyes gave him no sign of love or farewell or recognition."
Author: James Joyce
7. "A cliche is like a coin that has been handled too much. Once language has been overly handled, it no longer leaves a clear imprint."
Author: Janet Fitch
8. "... classical Arabic, being the language of the Qur'an, has not changed at all in fourteen centuries, making the writings of the early Islamic scholars as accessible today as they were then."
Author: Jim Al Khalili
9. "A scar is a sign of strength. . .the sign of a survivor."
Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
10. "An honorable leader must demonstrate a willingness to reveal his or her ‘inner self' to their team. It builds trust and trust is essential. It's also a sign of strength and authenticity, and people are attracted to those who are ‘real' and authentic."
Author: Lee Ellis
11. "Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. Quitting acting, that's the sign of maturity."
Author: Marlon Brando
12. "Even death is a power, a capacity. It is not a simple event that will happen to me, an objective and observable fact; here my power to be will cease, here I will no longer be able to be here. But death, insofar as it belongs to me and belongs to me alone, since no one can die my death in my stead or in my place, makes of this non-possibility, this impending future of mine, this relation to myself always open until my end, yet another power. Dying, I can still die, this is our sign as man."
Author: Maurice Blanchot
13. "He came to a decision and looked at Dagon before climbing into the car."Find the Disir."Dagon stiffened, showing a rare sign of emotion. "Is that wise?" he asked."It is neccessary."
Author: Michael Scott
14. "To this day it cracks me up to think that my debut on national British television as a reporter ends with me turning a trick."
Author: RuPaul
15. "Find people who think like you and stick with them. Make only music you are passionate about. Work only with people you like and trust. Don't sign anything."
Author: Steve Albini
16. "I joined the army on my seventeenth birthday, full of the romance of war after having read a lot of World War I British poetry and having seen a lot of post-World War II films. I thought the romantic presentations of war influenced my joining and my presentation of war to my younger siblings."
Author: Walter Dean Myers

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Like a stand of lodgepole pines in a gale Raisa's followers all went down leaving her standing alone....There's no shelter for me not from any of this. I'll stand alone the rest of my life. THE GRAY WOLF THRONE p. 163"
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