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1. "A little love, a little buckshot, that's how I'd say handle yourself."
Author: Alice Walker
2. "Life is the same. It would be the same thing if I were still working at Starbucks, having to deal with a manager, and a shift manager. This is a job."
Author: Azealia Banks
3. "New Rule: You can't force the ATM to do something it doesn't want to do. Excuse me, lady in front of me at the Citibank ATM, but you've been standing there punching buttons for ten minutes--what are you trying to do, write a novel on it? You hear those beeping noises? That's the ATM saying, "Stop it, you're hurting me." A chicken would have gotten forty bucks out of that thing by now just by pecking the buttons randomly."
Author: Bill Maher
4. "Really? So Chris turning the water ice cold while I was in the shower was friendly?''Gabriel paid him twenty bucks to do that.'Hunter smiled.Nick added, 'And then he felt like a moron when I told him he could have just turned off the hot water in the basement...'Hunter laughed softly."
Author: Brigid Kemmerer
5. "Something is better than nothing. Doin' anything for a man, there's investments involved, there's time and production. It's better to give him ten bucks and get a record out than to never record the cat."
Author: Brownie McGhee
6. "Pretty quickly, I stopped seeing the company as an engine of community. Instead, I saw it as a mythmaker offering only an illusion of belonging and meeting its customers' desire for connections in form, maybe, but surely not in substance. Once I came to this conclusion, I started to dig deeper into the company's other promises--great working conditions, musical discovery, fair treatment of farmer, and concern for the environment. Every time I went excavating, the stories turned out to be more complex, more heavily edited, and more ambiguous than I had first thought. Each time, it became clear that Starbucks fulfilled its many promises only in the thinnest, most transitory of ways and that people's desires went largely unfulfilled."
Author: Bryant Simon
7. "On the broad spectrum of solitude, I lean toward the extreme end: I work alone, as well as live alone, so I can pass an entire day without uttering so much as a hello to another human being. Sometimes a day's conversation consists of only five words, uttered at the local Starbucks: 'Large coffee with milk, please.'"
Author: Caroline Knapp
8. "Statt Bündel mit ihren wenigen Habseligkeiten trugen die Menschen jetzt Pappbecher mit Starbucks-Kaffee in der einen und Aktenzeichen in der anderen Hand."
Author: Cecelia Ahern
9. "My mom would spy by satellite, turning down the air conditioning, colder and colder, with a tapping keystroke via her wireless connection, chilling that house, that one room, meat locker cold, ski-slope cold, spending a king's ransom on Freon and electric power, trying to make some doomed ten bucks' worth of pretty pink flowers last one more day."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
10. "If people are taking pictures of me at Starbucks, it's not the end of the world. It's cool, it's fun, it's exciting."
Author: Cory Monteith
11. "I knew what Charley would do. He would spend the evening drinking himself into the mindset of a cinder block. If they had given him as much as a hundred bucks, it would be a long night."
Author: Dan Ahearn
12. "What would it hurt for me to give that homeless guy a couple bucks? Who the hell cares if he spends it on beer? Maybe beer is a step up for him from the harder stuff that knocked him onto the streets in the first place. Maybe, just maybe, he's actually going to spend it on food (homeless people do eat, right?). Maybe, he really is a desperate human being who is trying to change his situation."
Author: Dan Pearce
13. "Say, ‘Drew Evans is a god. A brilliant, genius god.'"She bucks and shrieks, "Drew! Stop! Stop!"I don't let up. "Ask me nicely and maybe I will. Beg me for it."She laughs even while she's screaming. "Never!"You know what they say about never, don't you?Oh yeah—this is going to be fun."
Author: Emma Chase
14. "Why can't we for once have a meeting in Starbucks?"
Author: Eoin Colfer
15. "There's a strange sense of accomplishment in making an independent film. Everything's against you; there's no time, and even less money - you bring a bottle of glue, chip in twenty bucks, and hope you all make it through the day. If you manage to finish it and it actually turns out to be pretty good, it's thrilling."
Author: Eric Stoltz
16. "I'm a natural. That's why I make the big bucks."
Author: Gabrielle Reece
17. "There is a word that comes to my mind when I think about our company and our people. That word is 'love.' I love Starbucks because everything we've tried to do is steeped in humanity.Respect and dignity.Passion and laughter.Compassion, community, and responsibility.Authenticity.These are Starbucks' touchstones, the source of our pride.Valuing personal connections at a time when so many people sit alone in front of screens; aspiring to build human relationships in an age when so many issues polarize so many; and acting ethically, even if it costs more, when corners are routinely cut--these are honorable pursuits, at the core of what we set out to be."
Author: Howard Schultz
18. "At Starbucks 0 as in any business, in any life - there are so many hectic moments during the day when we are simply trying to do the job, trying to put out the fires, trying to solve any number of small problems, that we often lose sight of what it is we're really here to do."
Author: Howard Schultz
19. "Starbucks represents something beyond a cup of coffee."
Author: Howard Schultz
20. "Starbucks has a role and a meaningful relationship with people that is not only about the coffee."
Author: Howard Schultz
21. "Come on, let's go meet the guy who thinks he's my better half . And dear God, I apologize ahead of time if he starts talking to you about how many eight-point bucks he's planning to hunt this weekend."
Author: J. Lynn
22. "Dear me! We Tooks and Brandybucks, we can't live long on the heights.''No,' said Merry. 'I can't. Not yet, at any rate. But at least, Pippin, we can now see them, and honour them. It is best to love first what you are fitted to love, I suppose: you must start somewhere and have some roots, and the soil of the Shire is deep. Still there are things deeper and higher; and not a gaffer could tend his garden in what he calls peace but for them, whether he knows about them or not."
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
23. "I do have an office where about 70 percent of my writing gets done, but sometimes it does get a bit stir-crazy to be cooped up in there, so I'll grab my laptop and write somewhere else: another room in the house, out on the patio, or even Heaven-forbid, a trip to Starbucks. But I also write on the road."
Author: James Rollins
24. "Starbucks goes to a great effort, and pays twice as much for its coffee as its competitors do, and is very careful to help coffee producers in developing countries grow coffee without pesticides and in ways that preserve forest structure."
Author: Jared Diamond
25. "A brick is what the aliens gave me to communicate with them. It's easy to operate. Just go to a party, or any crowded location, place the brick on your head, and stand perfectly still until they open up lines of communication. If you talk to Egbok Wangor, tell him I want the twenty bucks he owes me—and I'll even give you a twenty percent collector's fee."
Author: Jarod Kintz
26. "A Letter to Andre Breton, Originally Composed on a Leaf of Lettuce With an Ink-dippedCarrotOn my bed, my green comforterdraped over my knees like a lumpy turtle,I think about the Berlin Wall of years that separates us.In my own life, the years are beginning to stack uplike a Guinness World Record's pile of pancakes,yet I'm still searching for some kind of syrup to believe in.In the shadows of my pink sheet, I see your face, Desnos' face,and two clock faces staring at each other. I see a gaping woundthat ebbs rose petals, while a sweaty armpitholds an orchestra. Beethoven, maybe.A lover sings a capella, with the frothiness of a cappuccino.Starbucks, maybe. There's an hourglass, too, and beneath the sandslie untapped oil reserves. I see Dali's mustache,Magritte's pipe, and bowling shoes, which leaves the question--If you could time travel through a trumpet, would you findtoday and tomorrow too loud?"
Author: Jarod Kintz
27. "My couch is coffee-colored. I can thank Starbucks and clumsiness for that."
Author: Jarod Kintz
28. "I've decided to donate my arsenal of machine guns to a hunting charity. That should help raze a million bucks."
Author: Jarod Kintz
29. "Amen,' I exclaim, accidentally spitting out a Raisinet. I pick up the chocolate with a Kleenex and stuff it in my purse. Ten bucks says a month from now I'll have forgotten about it and will finally have said heart attack when I assume a rat shat in there."
Author: Jen Lancaster
30. "Julie swallowed. "Flat Finn is on Facebook?" She'd love to see those status updates. 'Got strapped to the roof of the car today for a trip to Starbucks. Would have loved to taste caramel mocha, but can't move arms and so was forced to stare longingly at delicious hot beverage. Will the taunting never end?"
Author: Jessica Park
31. "They gave it to us for about five bucks a week, and we just went there to live. Probably the first band that ever did that back then and it became the famous cottage."
Author: Jim Capaldi
32. "I got to do something I never do, which is go to Starbucks and read 'The New York Times' until 7 a.m. I took my daughter to school on the East Side, which was a lot of fun. And I admit I played Call of Duty, one of those war video games."
Author: Joe Scarborough
33. "I wake up like this, this sense that I've somehow been transported to an alternate universe where my life took a left instead of a right beacuse of some seeemingly insignificant yet cosmically crucial choice I've made, about a girl or a kiss or a date or a job or which Starbucks I went into...something."
Author: Jonathan Tropper
34. "...as jittery as a caffeine addict outside a closed Starbucks."
Author: Karen Robards
35. "Go out and ask her into the alley."Clay looked at Jeremy as if he'd just been told to dance the rumba on a public thoroughfare.I bit back a laugh. "Just walk over to her and point at the alley. Maybe say…I don't know…something like ‘fifty bucks.' " I looked at Jeremy. "Does that sound right? Fifty?"His brows shot up. "Why are you asking me?""I wasn't—I just meant, as a general…" I threw up my hands. "How am I supposed to know how much a hooker costs?"
Author: Kelley Armstrong
36. "Here's the news: I am going to sue the Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company, manufacturers of Pall Mall cigarettes, for a billion bucks! Starting when I was only twelve years old, I have never chain-smoked anything but unfiltered Pall Malls. And for many years now, right on the package, Brown & Williamson have promised to kill me. But I am eighty-two. Thanks a lot, you dirty rats. The last thing I ever wanted was to be alive when the three most powerful people on the whole planet would be named Bush, Dick and Colon."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
37. "Some of the kids I knew were whoring, but I wouldn't at first. I was sure I could find a job. But the days went on and I had no money. This kid, Donnie, convinced me sucking cock was a pretty simple way to make fifty bucks. So one night I did it."
Author: Lauren Baker
38. "Miranda ate four slices of greasy, fatty bacon, two sausage links, and a soft cheese Danish every morning, and washed it down with a tall latte from Starbucks (two raw sugars, remember!). As far as I could tell, the office was divided on whether she was permanently on the Atkins diet or just lucky enough to have a superhuman metabolism, the result of some pretty fantastic genes. Either way, she thought nothing of devouring the fattiest, the most sickeningly unhealthy foods--even though the rest of us weren't exactly afforded the same luxury."
Author: Lauren Weisberger
39. "Leave "corporate America" and get a non-job as a diversity enforcement officer: that's where the big bucks are."
Author: Mark Steyn
40. "We study there a lot because... what other choice does society give us, right? It's Starbucks or death, sometimes."
Author: Maureen Johnson
41. "We are taking close to $10 a CD the way we are doing it, and I think that is a fair amount to split up between five guys. Each of us makes like two bucks a record."
Author: Neal Schon
42. "People come to New York to be different, but I go to Starbucks to be the same."
Author: Rachel Cohn
43. "Sleep is a patch of death, but three in the morn, full wide-eyed staring, is living death! You dream with your eyes open. God, if you had the strength to rouse up, you'd slaughter your half-dreams with a buckshot! But no, you lie pinned to a deep well-bottom that's burned dry."
Author: Ray Bradbury
44. "How many beers do y'all think it takes before one internationally scientist turns to another and says, 'Dude, bet you twenty bucks I can levitate a frog with a magnet?' ' Sam drawled."
Author: Robyn Schneider
45. "Politics now is rather like going into Starbucks for a coffee."
Author: Rory Bremner
46. "Starbucks is spreading like a cancer."
Author: Rupert Everett
47. "If he was still alive when this was all over, he might try to find a woman he could spend a night with. One who would understand that he wasn't worth investing any serious energy in, someone who would expect nothing from an emotionally bankrupt man…Add fifty bucks and that would be a hooker, Einstein.' (Nathan)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
48. "I told a perspective employer don't spend 50 Bucks looking up my back ground info on the net. Give me the 50 Bucks and I'll tell you myself."
Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
49. "Music has become more pervasive and portable than ever. But it feels less previous in the bargain. I don't want to confuse artistic and commercial value, but it's just a fact that some kid who rips an album for free isn't going to give it the same attention he would if it cost him ten bucks. At what point does convenience become spiritual indolence? I realize this makes me sound like an old fart, but sometimes I get nostalgic for the days when the universe of recorded sound wasn't at our fingertips, when we had to hunt and wait and - horror of horrors - do without, when our longing for a particular record or song made it feel sacred."
Author: Steve Almond
50. "So I've got five books, a building, and a hundred bucks. I'm starting my business tomorrow."
Author: Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

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