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1. "While a common reaction to seeing a thing of beauty is to want to buy it, our real desire may be not so much to own what we find beautiful as to lay permanent claim to the inner qualities it embodies.Owning such an object may help us realise our ambition of absorbing the virtues to which it alludes, but we ought not to presume that those virtues will automatically or effortlessly begin to rub off on us through tenure. Endeavouring to purchase something we think beautiful may in fact be the most unimaginative way of dealing with the longing it excites in us, just as trying to sleep with someone may be the bluntest response to a feeling of love.What we seek, at the deepest level, is inwardly to resemble, rather than physically possess, the objects and places that touch us through their beauty."
Author: Alain De Botton
2. "Pilate was required to release one of the prisoners, so he gave the mob the choice of Jesus or Barabbas, a notorious murderer and insurrectionist-in otherwords, someone who incites mobs. Again, the mob "spoke with one voice" demanding "with loud shouts" that Jesus be crucified."
Author: Ann Coulter
3. "They who love to inform themselves, are never idle. Though I have no business of consequence to take care of, I am nevertheless continually employed. I spend my life in examining things: I write down in the evening whatever I have remarked, what I have seen, and what I have heard in the day: every thing engages my attention, and every thing excites my wonder: I am like an infant, whose organs, as yet tender, are strongly affected by the slightest objects."
Author: Charles De Montesquieu
4. "Inspiration is finding something that excites you."
Author: Connie Smith
5. "Ce vreau eu sa stiu - ce ma nedumereste pe mine - este cum pot oamenii care traiesc in aceeasi tara, care vorbesc aceeasi limba, care citesc aceleasi ziare si asa mai departe, sa fie atat de deosebiti, realmente deosebiti, in sentimentele lor. Asta nu pot sa inteleg."
Author: D.H. Lawrence
6. "I still take way more jobs than I turn down, and the reason that I turn down a job is that I just can't find anything in it that charges me or excites me or challenges me about moving to the next phase of where I'm headed."
Author: Dallas Roberts
7. "Milwaukee one of my favorite cites; I think Milwaukee is #1."
Author: Dar Williams
8. "I have a liberal definition of news because I think news can be what excites people. I'm not very sanctimonious about what news is and isn't."
Author: Diane Sawyer
9. "I look at you. i know what you are. you are sloppy-bodied, smelly and wet. a woman who was born to sit trapped in a chair while a man tells her how much she excites him." _Eric Packer"
Author: Don DeLillo
10. "Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears."
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
11. "It'll turn out you mean love,' Sholto said. 'At the moment math is the only thing that excites you so you're nosing around numbers as if numbers are life. But in two years you'll be telling me about some boy."
Author: Elizabeth Knox
12. "Draga Relu, epoca pe care-o traim e suficient s-o privesti ca spectator pentru a trage concluzii pentru toate vremurile. Eu am devenit imun la orice, la fostele credinte si la orice credinta viitoare. Mai cred poate în inteligenta si-n focul de artificii al spiritului. „Realitate" nu exista decît în suferinta, dar moartea o anuleaza si pe ea, asa încît în cele din urma nimic n-are nicio consistenta. Eu citesc foarte mult, în special Shakespeare si marii poeti englezi. în afara de muzica si poezie, totul e minciuna sau vulgaritate. Nu stiu daca pe acolo gasesti carti. Ti-as trimite ceva, dar pe posta nu se poate înca. Pe data ceva fi posibil, o sa fac sa-ti parvina. Dintre prietenii de la Bucuresti mi-e dor de Tutea. L-ai mai vazut?"
Author: Emil Cioran
13. "I understand too well the dreadful actI'm going to commit, but my judgementcan't check my anger, and that incitesthe greatest evils human beings do."
Author: Euripides
14. "Philosophy when superficially studied, excites doubt, when thoroughly explored, it dispels it."
Author: Francis Bacon
15. "I cannot live without art: it excites me, it challenges me, and it leads me to the next thing."
Author: Francisco Costa
16. "The term propaganda rings melodramatic and exaggerated, but a press that—whether from fear, careerism, or conviction—uncritically recites false government claims and reports them as fact, or treats elected officials with a reverence reserved for royalty, cannot be accurately described as engaged in any other function."
Author: Glenn Greenwald
17. "I've got one outlet now - music - and it's great to be able to sign someone that excites me. I'd like to also be able to do that with the scripts I get or books or TV shows... I'm not going to limit myself."
Author: Guy Oseary
18. "Winnicott also cites the hostile lullabies mothers sing to babies, who fortunately do not understand the words. For example:   Rockabye, Baby, on the treetop, When the wind blows the cradle will rock, When the bough breaks the cradle will fall, And down will come baby, cradle and all."
Author: Irvin D. Yalom
19. "I'm about to cross a line with you...a line there will be no hope of me ever returning from. And I'm terrified because the thought of you excites me."
Author: J.L. Vallance
20. "I want to do stuff that excites me and is enjoyable."
Author: Jamie Hewlett
21. "Keedwell cites a study of depression in the Netherlands that found that most people coped better with adversity after experiencing depression."
Author: Jan Wong
22. "There is no deception on the part of the woman, where a man bewilders himself: if he deludes his own wits, I can certainly acquit the women. Whatever man allows his mind to dwell upon the imprint his imagination has foolishly taken of women, is fanning the flames within himself -- and, since the woman knows nothing about it, she is not to blame. For if a man incites himself to drown, and will not restrain himself, it is not the water's fault."
Author: John Gower
23. "Since holiness is the main thing that excites, draws, and governs all gracious affections, it is no wonder that all such affections tend to holiness. That which men love, they desire to have and to be united to, and possessed of. That beauty which men delight in, they desire to be adorned with. Those acts which men delight in, they necessarily incline to do."
Author: Jonathan Edwards
24. "Listen, a goad's anything that provokes or incites an enemy---let me have a go: cursed deamon! you have met your end! the shivering fire awaits you! i shall spread your vile essance across this hall like... um, like margarine, a very think layer of it...---ye-es... im not sure he'll pick up on that analogy. never mind, keep going."
Author: Jonathan Stroud
25. "What excites the media is that someone has a great idea or vision and makes millions as a result. The reality is that rarely happens. It is competency that unlocks a person's potential."Tim Clark excerpt from DO! the pursuit of xceptional execution"
Author: Kevin Kelly
26. "But I know that any man whose very presence incites me to nearly throw away my reputation-or whatever shreds of it remain-is someone I must avoid at any cost."
Author: Laurie Viera Rigler
27. "Your fiery spirit excites me, Keirah, like nothing I have ever felt before. Yet I have the overwhelming desire to put you over my knee when you don't do as you are told."
Author: Madison Thorne Grey
28. "I know I am planning to visit a "land" that is not entirely foreign, only foreign to me. As an adventurer, I am on a journey that I believe will last me my whole life. A new relationship, discovery, or awareness excites me."
Author: Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem
29. "Ce-mi place mie este sa citesc romanele, nu sa le fac autopsia."
Author: Mario Vargas Llosa
30. "The rise of broadband and growing ubiquity of Internet access excites me the most. The world changes a lot when, no matter where you are - in the middle of a deserted highway or in a bustling city - you can get high speed broadband access."
Author: Matt Mullenweg
31. "Let's turn now to the citation of authors, found in other books and missing in yours. The solution to this is very simple, because all you have to do is find a book that cites them all from A to Z, as you put it. Then you'll put that same alphabet in your book, and though the lie is obvious it doesn't matter, since you'll have little need to use them; perhaps someone will be naive enough to believe you have consulted all of them in your plain and simple history; if it serves no other purpose, at least a lengthy catalogue of authors will give the book an unexpected authority. Furthermore, no one will try to determine if you followed them or did not follow them, having nothing to gain from that."
Author: Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
32. "Sa fugi de tine o zi, doua, douazeci nu e usor, dar nici imposibil. Faci matematici sau marxism ca S.T.H., faci sionism ca Winkler, citesti carti ca mine, umbli dupa femei sau joci sah, sau te dai cu capul de pereti. Dar intr-o zi, intr-un minut de neatentie, te intalnesti cu tine insuti la un colt de suflet, cum te-ai intalni la un colt de strada cu un creditor de care te-ai ferit zadarnic. Dai ochii cu tine si atunci intelegi cat de inutile sunt toate evadarile din aceasta inchisoare fara ziduri, fara porti si fara gratii, din aceasta inchisoare care este insasi viata ta."
Author: Mihail Sebastian
33. "I feel I could kill. I feel that I might like it. And I know that this should scare me. But it doesn't. It excites me. I am in Plato's cave, watching the shadows and fraught with the desire to hunt what casts them."
Author: Nenia Campbell
34. "Whence we may draw the general axiom, which never or rarely errs, that he who is the cause of another's greatness is himself undone, since he must work either by address or force, each of which excites distrust in the person raised to power."
Author: Niccolò Machiavelli
35. "Human vanity is so constituted that it stiffens before difficulties. The more an object conceals itself from our eyes, the greater the effort we make to seize it, because it pricks our pride, it excites our curiosity and it appears interesting. In fighting for his God everyone, in fact, fights only for the interest of his own vanity, which, of all the passions produced bye the mal-organization of society, is the quickest to take offense, and the most capable of committing the greatest follies."
Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
36. "Writing is not only a reflection of what one thinks and feels but a rope one weaves with words that can lower you below or hoist you above the surface of your life, enabling you to go deeper or higher than you would otherwise go. What excites me about his metaphor is that is makes writing much more than a lifesaving venture."
Author: Phyllis Theroux
37. "Every writer is a frustrated actor who recites his lines in the hidden auditorium of his skull."
Author: Rod Serling
38. "Respond to every call that excites your spirit."
Author: Rumi
39. "What really excites me is the unknown, and getting to grips with something you have no idea about."
Author: Ruth Wilson
40. "If the phone rings...then you and I, greedy newshounds that we are, will jump up -- even if it rings during the good part -- and chase that perverse thrill of another big headline, another shocking story. We'll shake our heads that it excites us so, but we will give up sleep, food and love for the story."
Author: Sue Merrell
41. "The hunger for knowing is what excites me. I get to geek out about editing, be on set, give notes to writers - I love it all."
Author: Sue Naegle
42. "Battles against Rome have been lost and won before, but hope was never abandoned, since we were always here in reserve. We, the choicest flower of Britain's manhood, were hidden away in her most secret places. Out of sight of subject shores, we kept even our eyes free from the defilement of tyranny. We, the most distant dwellers upon earth, the last of the free, have been shielded till today by our very remoteness and by the obscurity in which it has shrouded our name. Now, the farthest bounds of Britain lie open to our enemies; and what men know nothing about they always assume to be a valuable prize.... A rich enemy excites their cupidity; a poor one, their lust for power. East and West alike have failed to satisfy them. They are the only people on earth to whose covetousness both riches and poverty are equally tempting. To robbery, butchery and rapine, they give the lying name of 'government'; they create a desolation and call it peace..."
Author: Tacitus
43. "Those darker sides, the things that we don't want to admit about ourselves - that's what excites me."
Author: Tatiana Maslany
44. "He's probably their battle poet, too." "You mean he makes up heroic songs about famous battles?" "No, no. He recites poems that frighten the enemy....When a well-trained gonnagle starts to recite, the enemy's ears explode."
Author: Terry Pratchett
45. "The best effect of any book is that it excites the reader to self activity."
Author: Thomas Carlyle
46. "Within this Christian vision for marriage, here's what it means to fall in love. It is to look at another person and get a glimpse of the person God is creating, and to say, "I see who God is making you, and it excites me! I want to be part of that. I want to partner with you and God in the journey you are taking to his throne. And when we get there, I will look at your magnificence and say, 'I always knew you could be like this. I got glimpses of it on earth, but now look at you!'" Each spouse should see the great thing that Jesus is doing in the life of their mate through the Word, the gospel. Each spouse then should give him- or herself to be a vehicle for that work and envision the day that you will stand together before God, seeing each other presented in spotless beauty and glory."
Author: Timothy Keller
47. "It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone, would shrivel up with boredom."
Author: Wallace Stevens
48. "I want to go skydiving. I'd love to go to the Galapagos. Nature still excites me."
Author: Wayne Knight
49. "Only death consistently excites your emotions, whether contemplating when life is safe and stale, or fleeing it when life is threatened and precious"
Author: Yann Martel
50. "For a torture to be effective, the pain has to be spread out; it has to come at regular intervals, with no end in sight. The water falls , drop after drop after drop, like the second hand of a watch, carving up time. The shock of each individual drop is insignificant, but the sensation is impossible to ignore. At first, one might manage to think about other things, but after five hours, after ten hours, it becomes unendurable. The repeated stimulation excites the nerves to a point where they literally explode, and every sensation in the body is absorbed into that one spot on the forehead---indeed, you come to feel that you are nothing but a forehead, into which a fine needle is being forced millimeter by millimeter. You can't sleep or even speak, hypnotized by a suffering that is greater than any mere pain. In general, the victim goes mad before a day has passed."
Author: Yōko Ogawa

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