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1. "That's cool," he says."Yeah," I say, and we go into another marathon pause."So..." he finally says. "Think you can start talking to me again?""Oh,so you noticed the silencio treatment?" I tease. My horoscope in Seventeen this month encourages me to "take a romantic risk," so I'm going for it."Yeah,I noticed when I had to do Actividad thirty-three as both fruit vendor and customer," he says, and I can hear him grinning through the phone."
Author: Alecia Whitaker
2. "You must never actually cheat the customer, even if you can. You must make her happy and satisfied, so she will come back."
Author: Alexander Turney Stewart
3. "The enemy is not individuals, churches, 'ex-gay' organisations or political parties; the enemy is ignorance. Change is created by focusing our energies on overcoming the latter instead of attacking the former."
Author: Anthony Venn Brown
4. "Homecoming's stupid." And it is. Buch of kids looking for excuses to grope eachother all night."
Author: Barry Lyga
5. "The orator acknowledg'd the fault, but laid it upon the rum; and then endeavored to excuse the rum by saying, "The Great Spirit, who made all things, made every thing for some use, and whatever use he design'd any thing for, that use it should always be put to. Now, when he made rum, he said 'Let this be for the Indians to get drunk with,' and it must be so." And, indeed, if it be the design of Providence to extirpate these savages in order to make room for cultivators of the earth, it seems not improbable that rum may be the appointed means. It has already annihilated all the tribes who formerly inhabited the sea-coast."
Author: Benjamin Franklin
6. "I think we're always looking for an excuse to connect."
Author: Brit Marling
7. "But Peter had seen too much, knew too well that men-kind didn't need an excuse to be cruel and murder one another."
Author: Brom
8. "The real pacificus is he who promotes peace, not he who gasses about it."
Author: C.S. Lewis
9. "FDR rejected Hamilton's focus on the needs of an economic elite in favor of «jefferson's focus on the needs and interst of the common man.Pursuing the American Dream, 6, 175"
Author: Cal Jillson
10. "She squeezed her eyes shut. "No.""Excuse me?"She sniffed, opened her eyes then looked up. "No. I don't wish you to leave."His eyes changed from lukewarm to hot.The iron of the seat met her back. Oh yes, definitely she was the keeper at the zoo and she'd just offered her own leg, medium-rare, to the lion."
Author: Cari Silverwood
11. "I'm not your father, you know."It took me a moment to find words. "Excuse me?""I'm capable of giving you a compliment and being completely sincere about it."
Author: Chloe Neill
12. "Jody noticed that the kid was focused on the breasts, which were defying gravity, and apparently death itself, by standing there at complete attention"
Author: Christopher Moore
13. "A slight concussion of the brain simplifies matters so beautifully.("Three O'Clock")"
Author: Cornell Woolrich
14. "I can't recall any difficulty in making the C language definition completely open - any discussion on the matter tended to mention languages whose inventors tried to keep tight control, and consequent ill fate."
Author: Dennis Ritchie
15. "The aspect of congresses and such meetings generally to which I attach the greatest importance is the discussion. That is why people assemble: to hear different opinions, rather than to pass resolutions."
Author: Fredrik Bajer
16. "And therefore the idea of serving mankind, of the brotherhood and oneness of people, is fading more and more in the world, and indeed the idea now even meets with mockery, for how can one drop one's habits, where will this slave go now that he is so accustomed to satisfying the innumerable needs he himself has invented? He is isolated, and what does he care about the whole? They have succeeded in amassing more and more things, but have less and less joy."
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
17. "A short time later, when the carpenter was taking measurements for the coffin, through the window they saw a light rain of tiny yellow flowers falling. They fell on the town all through the night in a silent storm, and they covered the roofs and blocked the doors and smothered the animals who slept outdoors. So many flowers fell from the sky that in the morning the streets were carpeted with a compact cushion and they had to clear them away with shovels and rakes so that the funeral procession could pass by."
Author: Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
18. "It is in the face of all this visual chaos, so opposed to order and simplicity, that I suddenly, perhaps a little guiltily, recall my vow to simplify my life. When I made that promise I had in mind the image of the ancient Greek subsisting on a fragment of pungent cheese, coarse bread, a handful of sun-warmed olives, a little watered wine; a man who discussed the Good, the True, the Beautiful with grave delight, and piped clear music in a sylvan glade. But I feel the absence of hills clothed in myrtle and thyme; of the Great Mother, Homer's wine-dark sea. Good resolutions, it seems, require good scenery."
Author: Guy Vanderhaeghe
19. "You think about that," Miss Maudie was saying. "It was no accident. I was sittin‘ there on the porch last night, waiting. I waited and waited to see you all come down the sidewalk, and as I waited I thought, Atticus Finch won't win, he can't win, but he's the only man in these parts who can keep a jury out so long in a case like that. And I thought to myself, well, we're making a step—it's just a baby-step, but it's a step." "‘t's all right to talk like that—can't any Christian judges an' lawyers make up for heathen juries," Jem muttered."
Author: Harper Lee
20. "Dear lieutenant, I think we all seduced you, deflected you from a course that might have let you live. Seeking something in the quick of us, searching to secure a kind of love with the provenance of age and land and family, you took over our premises; you presumed to the legacy that was ours, and if you did not see that such assumptions have their own ramifying repercussions, and that the stones demand their own continuity of blood, if you did not understand the gravity of their isolation, the solitude of their trapped state or the hardness of their old responsibility, still you cannot fault the castle or either one of us, or complain that you were led to your own conclusion. I left the castle; you brought us all back."
Author: Iain Banks
21. "Harry, Cedric, I suggest you both go up to bed," said Dumbledore, smiling at both of them. "I am sure Gryffindor and Hufflepuff are waiting to celebrate with you, and it would be a shame to deprive them of this excellent excuse to make a great deal of mess and noise."
Author: J.K. Rowling
22. "As governor, I'm spending my time focused in three areas: creating jobs, reducing the expense of government and schools."
Author: Jack Markell
23. "You just can't get too focused on worrying about what's going to happen in the next quarter. You have to worry about where the business is headed long-term."
Author: James Sinegal
24. "Flipping to the front, I caught Aiden's gaze and offered a sympathetic smile."Skittles?""Please."I dumped some into his open palm, then picked out the green ones. Aiden grinned at me."You know I don't like the green ones?"Shrugging, I popped them in my mouth. "The few times I've seen you eat them, you leave the green ones behind."Deacon popped his head between our seats."That's true love right there.""That it is."Aiden's gaze flicked to the road. I flushed like a little schoolgirl and focused on the remaining pieces of candy until Deacon drifted back into his seat. I handed all the red ones to Aiden."
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
25. "I've been on such a losing streak that if I had been around I would have taken General Custer and given points."
Author: Joe E. Lewis
26. "When someone makes a Family Circus reference and everyone on the room laughs, I'm in the wrong room."
Author: Josh Hanagarne
27. "We rob ourselves of so much by focusing on the wrong stuff. And the ability to get into the moment and deal with what is, that's the real opportunity."
Author: Kathy Mattea
28. "How would you take care of it?" I asked.He shrugged. "I know some ghouls. I make a couple calls, the guys come over for dinner, problem solved.""They can put away nine whole giants? There's that many ghouls in town?""Probably not," Leif admitted. "But whatever they do not eat tonight, they'll take the rest to go."I stared at him in disbelief. "You mean like a doggie bag?"The vampire nodded with a thin trace of a smile. "They have a refrigerated truck, Atticus. These are practical guys."
Author: Kevin Hearne
29. "I have been advised to try to find one redeeming quality in him to focus on. So far, the only thing I can think of is that he is breathing. But even that is questionable, because he is very likely a zombie or some other form of the undead."
Author: Kristin Walker
30. "Right now the focus is the album that is released and then the tour coming up. After the tour they will let us know about the options and offers that came in for us."
Author: LaToya London
31. "Now it's time to focus on basics for people in our neighborhoods... and real ethics reform at City Hall."
Author: Laura Miller
32. "I was there to get a Ph.D. in English literature. That's not true. I was there to read a lot of books and to discuss them with bright, insightful, book-loving people, an expectation that I pretty quickly learned was about as silly as it could be.Certainly there were other people who loved books, I'm sure there were, but whoever had notified them ahead of time that loving books was not the point, was, in fact, a hopelessly counterproductive and naive approach to the study of literature, neglected to notify me. It turned out that the point was to dissect a book like a fetal pig in biology class or to break its back with a single sentence or to bust it open like a milkweek pod and say, "See? All along it was only fluff," and then scatter it into oblivion with one tiny breath."
Author: Marisa De Los Santos
33. "The team that is the most focused and executes the best is the team that wins. That's usually the team that can handle the pressure of the situation."
Author: Michael Strahan
34. "Don't feel wasted. When you struggle and try to fight with time; its obvious that you're defeated always. You can not go beyond the horizon of time. Future Businessman, Future Scientist are the terms for very extraordinary performers. They belong to future but carry no power to fight with time.Aristotle once said: It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.This is what I want people to see. If these are your darkest hours then, believe me, the future is near as it always was."
Author: Muzaffar Ahmad Noori Bajwa
35. "Amicus Plato — amicus Aristoteles — magis amica veritas. (Plato is my friend — Aristotle is my friend — but my greatest friend is truth.)"
Author: Plato
36. "We dress our garden, eat our dinners, discuss the household with our wives, and these things make no impression, are forgotten next week; but in the solitude to which every man is always returning, he has a sanity and revelations, which in his passage into new worlds he will carry with him. Never mind the ridicule, never mind the defeat: up again, old heart! — it seems to say, — there is victory yet for all justice; and the true romance which the world exists to realize, will be the transformation of genius into practical power."
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
37. "When I found out Cusack was involved, I liked that a lot."
Author: Ray Liotta
38. "The general strategy was to be conservative when estimating when a book would be shipped, so that surprises would be positive—shipped sooner than the customer expected—rather than negative."
Author: Richard L. Brandt
39. "Well, she was talking to me. That's enough to make anyone lose their temper. And I accused her of sleeping with my dad because he was the soundest evolutionary choice."
Author: Richelle Mead
40. "A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable."
Author: Robert Fripp
41. "My books are a subject of much discussion. They pour from shelves onto tables, chairs and the floor, and Chaz observes that I haven't read many of them and I never will. You just never know. One day I may — need is the word I use — to read Finnegans Wake, the Icelandic sagas, Churchill's history of the Second World War, the complete Tintin in French, 47 novels by Simenon, and By Love Possessed."
Author: Roger Ebert
42. "Now, now," my father said. "Let's just get the bags."This was typical. My father, the lone male in our estrogen-heavy household, had always dealt with any kind of emotional situation or conflict by doing something concrete and specific. Discussion of cramps and heavy flow at the breakfast table? He was up and out the door to change oil on one of our cars. Coming home in tears for reasons you just didn't want to discuss? He'd go make you a grilled cheese, which he'd probably end up eating. Family crisis brewing in a public place? Bags. Get the bags."
Author: Sarah Dessen
43. "French are what they are without excusing themselves to be."
Author: Simon Baker
44. "Introverts, in contrast, may have strong social skills and enjoy parties and business meetings, but after a while wish they were home in their pajamas. They prefer to devote their social energies to close friends, colleagues, and family. They listen more than they talk, think before they speak, and often feel as if they express themselves better in writing than in conversation. They tend to dislike conflict. Many have a horror of small talk, but enjoy deep discussions."
Author: Susan Cain
45. "Do you know, sire, I think that if we live to tell our grandchildren about this war, they will accuse us of making it up.' -Marielle"
Author: Tamora Pierce
46. "There are, it has been said, two types of people in the world. There are those who, when presented with a glass that is exactly half full, say: this glass is half full. And then there are those who say: this glass is half empty. The world belongs, however, to those who can look at the glass and say: What's up with this glass? Excuse me? Excuse me? This is my glass? I don't think so. My glass was full! And it was a bigger glass! Who's been pinching my beer? And at the other end of the bar the world is full of the other type of person, who has a broken glass, or a glass that has been carelessly knocked over (usually by one of the people calling for a larger glass) or who had no glass at all, because he was at the back of the crowd and had failed to catch the barman's eye."
Author: Terry Pratchett
47. "As per the age-old Customs and Central Excise Rules 1967, a person is allowed to carry only Rs 20,000 worth of gold."
Author: Vayalar Ravi
48. "Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them."
Author: W. Edwards Deming
49. "I am willing to take life as a game of chess in which the first rules are not open to discussion. No one asks why the knight is allowed his eccentric hop, why the castle may only go straight and the bishop obliquely. These things are to be accepted, and with these rule the game must be played: it is foolish to complain of them."
Author: W. Somerset Maugham
50. "Churchill was in the lavatory in the House of Commons and his secretary knocked on the door and said: Excuse me Prime Minister, but the Lord Privy Seal wishes to speak to you. After a pause Churchill replied: Tell His Lordship: I'm sealed on The Privy and can only deal with one shit at a time"
Author: Winston Churchill

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