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1. "My dad, in particular, was adamant that I should finish my education. He encouraged me to go to Oxford, for instance, and I rather doubt I'd have gone if he hadn't. I would have gone straight back to L.A. and tried to start my career."
Author: Alice Eve
2. "Did she really think her sojourns back to Adamant were going to finally earn his love and approval? After all these years? That's not why I'm here. She'd come home, because the demons that had to be confronted were here. The evil that had to be vanquished... was right here in this house."
Author: Amanda Stevens
3. "If our children were to grow up truthful they much be taught by those who had a regard for truth; and not just a casual regard, a delicate regard. On this point we were adamant."
Author: Amy Carmichael
4. "She had an ethereal, dreamy personality that was typified by her adamant refusal to wear her glasses despite terrible nearsightedness. I once asked her if she could see without them, and she said that things were very fuzzy. So why didn't she wear the glasses? 'I really do prefer the world unclear' she said."
Author: Anthony Kiedis
5. "Luckily my parents were not against my ambition, they've always been very supportive. But they were adamant that I went to university first."
Author: Archie Panjabi
6. "In 1985 as a teenager in Kenya, I was an adamant member of the Muslim Brotherhood."
Author: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
7. "And then as we looked the white figure moved forwards again. It was now near enough for us to see clearly, and the moonlight still held. My own heart grew cold as ice, and I could hear the gasp of Arthur, as we recognized the features of Lucy Westenra. Lucy Westenra, but yet how changed. The sweetness was turned to adamantine, heartless cruelty, and the purity to voluptuous wantonness."
Author: Bram Stoker
8. "Adamant," Doren said proudly, handing over the shield. "We fished it out of the tar pit where we found the shirt of mail.""Probably all belonged to the same careless adventurer," Newel speculated. "Too much money, not enough talent."
Author: Brandon Mull
9. "Even the poorest House can be rich in loyalty. Allegiance that must be purchased by bribes or wages is hollow and flawed, and could break at the worst possible moment. Allegiance that comes from the heart, though, is stronger than adamantium and more valuable than purest melange."
Author: Brian Herbert
10. "I grew up on comic books. 'X-Men' was my favorite team; Wolverine was my guy. At 8 years old, I dressed up as Wolverine with Adamantium claws that I made out of aluminum!"
Author: Brian Tee
11. "An adamant silence overcomes you when cross paths with the person that kisses your heart the second that you meet them. It balances on the edge of an indefinable unknown, unconsciously desired."
Author: Carl Henegan
12. "Man," said the Ghost, "if man you be in heart, not adamant, forbear that wicked cant until you have discovered What the surplus is, and Where it is. Will you decide what men shall live, what men shall die?"
Author: Charles Dickens
13. "Well they're pissed off and they're hungry. I was kind of busy trying not to get my brains eaten. They seemed pretty adamant about the brain-eating thing. Then they're going to IKEA, I guess"
Author: Christopher Moore
14. "It's neither judgment nor judgment according to the status quo that we have a problem with, but rather judgment according to God's Word that we have a problem with. We sharply dress ourselves, go out into the world, shape ourselves, our personalities according to the world's standards and preferences, allow ourselves to be made dull by the world and its desires in order to appear successful and happy and attractive in the eyes of the world. We love the world's judgment but we hate God's judgment. Absurdly enough, the one that really matters, the one out of the purest of loves rather than a mere contract in hopes of mutual gain, is the one which we so adamantly try to shut ourselves off from."
Author: Criss Jami
15. "You smiled that night. He was adamant that it had lasted longer than the others." Cole looked at her with troubled brown eyes. "Livia, if I may be so bold, he's going to take your kindness very seriously. If you're playing a game, or trying to get even with a boyfriend by dating the worst thing you could find—"Livia held up one hand to stop him. "With all due respect, never, ever refer to Blake as ‘the worst thing' in my presence again."To Livia's surprise, Cole almost smiled."
Author: Debra Anastasia
16. "Blake, will you let me take you to the ER?" She already knew his answer."No, I can't pay for their services." He was adamant.Dignified, proud."
Author: Debra Anastasia
17. "They knew where they were headed but they didn't know where they were going. Retina shrugged the thought. Roma complained about the possibility they were walking into a trap. After all, he was one of the scientists that decided Solstice's fate. Retina was adamant no one knew him. Lorenzo didn't care about anything much but reaching Zharfar after Retina surgically removed his Unicell Groper. They were headed to Africa in what seemed a semi commercial private plane. Eight people including the pilots travelled. They weren't supposed to know any more particulars. But Lorenzo's watch placed the coordinates in both numbers and words. They were in West Africa, country Nigeria, state Osun, and township Isura. None of them had ever heard of it, the town, but they were there. And they had travelled for miles, over highly forested nonresidential areas and mountain peaks before they stopped. Wherever they were going was greatly isolated, Roma thought."
Author: Dew Platt
18. "Don't," he said in a voice that was soft but adamant. His troubled expression reminded me that I was not the calming force in his life.I was the exact opposite.Moving the bulky camera aside, I asked, "Don't..?""Don't look too close."Lowering the Nikon, I touched the stubble on his jaw. "What are you afraid I'll see?"Without touching any part of my naked body, he still managed to slay me."Everything I've become."
Author: Ella Frank
19. "I will vote adamantly against the interests of my district if I actually think what I am doing is going to be helpful."
Author: Eric Massa
20. "She wants a truce.With me?Aye. She's quite. . adamant about it. I can try to put her off until Ghleanna is at full strength but — No, no. See what her terms are.My Lady?I am not my mother, peacemaker. I can be reasonable. It's a new time for us all. A new time of hope and of change and of — You want access to the coast so you can attack the Lightnings, don't you?And it is time for those barbarian Lightnings to bow down before me."
Author: G.A. Aiken
21. "Mom was adamantly pro-choice. She had a bumper sticker on the car that read If you can't trust me with a choice, how can you trust me with a child? But in her case the choice was to keep me."
Author: Gayle Forman
22. "Considering the regular use of make-up and the fact that I'm under the glare of the harsh shooting lights practically all the time, I'm adamant about using really strong cleansing milk to get the make-up off my skin, and I never sleep with make-up on, however tired I am."
Author: Genelia D'Souza
23. "For men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to their readiness to doubt. The more stupid the man, the larger his stock of adamantine assurances, the heavier his load of faith."
Author: H.L. Mencken
24. "Just because an individual in his 30s hasn't found true love and, yes, there are opportunities to date but it also forces you to be more particular. In so many ways, you become more adamant about finding that right person and not allowing yourself to open up to just anybody."
Author: Jeff Garcia
25. "Him the Almighty Power Hurled headlong naming from the ethereal sky, With hideous ruin and combustion, down To bottomless perdition ; there to dwell In adamantine chains and penal fire, Who durst defy the Omnipotent to arms."
Author: John Milton
26. "By now, almost all of the shtetl's three hundred–odd citizens hadgathered to debate that about which they knew nothing. The less a citizenknew, the more adamantly he or she argued. There was nothing newin this."
Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
27. "Among the Secoya, clear guidelines regulate preparation of the medicine. They are adamant about this preparation method and insist that the guidelines be followed. I've already discussed some fundamentals of harvesting the plants. When respected, all the elements and subtle factors combine to make a potent and efficacious medicine, necessary for a positive and healing ceremony."
Author: Jonathon Miller Weisberger
28. "So it is with the places preparing to teach us. It's only when the heart begins to beat wildly and without pattern—when it begins to realize its boundlessness—that its newly adamant pulse bangs on the walls of its cage and is bruised by its enclosure... To feel the heart pound is only the beginning. Next is to feel the hurt—the tearing of the psyche—the prelude of entry into the place one has always feared. One fears that place because of being drawn to it, loving it, and wanting to be taught by it. Without the need to be taught, who would feel the psyche rip? Without the bruise, who would know where the walls are?"
Author: Kay Larson
29. "I am very adamant about keeping my private life private. I don't prefer to talk about my family."
Author: Luis Miguel
30. "Did you know that she was cyborg?" asked a woman in an unhidden tone of disgust.Kai stared at her, appearing confused, then let his gaze dance over the crowd. He shuffled his feetcloser to the podium, a wrinkle forming on the bridge of his nose.Cinder bit the inside of her cheek and braced herself for adamant disgust. Who would ever invite acyborg to the ball?But instead, Kai said simply, "I don't see that her being cyborg is relevant. Next question?"Cinder's metal fingers jolted."
Author: Marissa Meyer
31. "There had to be a reason why they were not going to marry. They had both been so adamant about it.What the devil was the reason?"
Author: Mary Balogh
32. "I was so adamant about proving myself for so long and I've gotten to the point where I don't have to do that as much."
Author: Michelle Branch
33. "I sort of ride the fence on that whole steroid era issue. I don't have a definite opinion like some of my fellow Hall of Famers. Some of the guys were very, very adamant about a person being associated with steroids: 'They'll never be in the Hall of Fame. If they are, I'll never come back.'"
Author: Mike Schmidt
34. "Epic were adamant that I should carry on being me. They liked the way I look, my clothes, hats... nothing's changed really."
Author: Olly Murs
35. "I smiled,"Deoch, my heart is made of stronger stuff than glass. When she strikes she'll find it strong as iron-bound brass, or gold and adamant together mixed. Don't think I am unaware, some startled deer to stand transfixed by hunter's horns. It's she who should take care, for when she strikes, my heart will make a sound so beautiful and bright that it can't help but bring her back to me in winged light."
Author: Patrick Rothfuss
36. "The focus should be on the customer, not on the Web site. It's pretty obvious that a simple Web site is easier to use than one with of a bunch of fancy gadgets. He was adamant about that."
Author: Richard L. Brandt
37. "Unless I am mistaken, it was Mr. Welch himself (an adamant total abstainer) who persuaded American Protestantism to abandon what the Lord obviously thought rather kindly of."
Author: Robert Farrar Capon
38. "FailureBecause God put His adamantine fateBetween my sullen heart and its desire,I swore that I would burst the Iron Gate,Rise up, and curse Him on His throne of fire.Earth shuddered at my crown of blasphemy,But Love was as a flame about my feet;Proud up the Golden Stair I strode; and beatThrice on the Gate, and entered with a cry --All the great courts were quiet in the sun,And full of vacant echoes: moss had grownOver the glassy pavement, and begunTo creep within the dusty council-halls.An idle wind blew round an empty throneAnd stirred the heavy curtains on the walls."
Author: Rupert Brooke
39. "We are now faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there is such a thing as being too late. Procrastination is still the thief of time. Life often leaves us standing bare, naked, and dejected with a lost opportunity. The tide in the affairs of men does not remain at flood—it ebbs. We may cry out desperately for time to pause in her passage, but time is adamant to every plea and rushes on. Over the bleached bones and jumbled residues of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words, "Too late."   Martin Luther King, Jr. Beyond Vietnam – A Time to Break Silence New York City, April 4, 1967"
Author: Steven Pressfield
40. "People are adamant learning is not just looking at a Google page. But it is. Learning is looking at Google pages. What is wrong with that?"
Author: Sugata Mitra
41. "Guenever never cared for God. She was a good theologian, but that was all. The truth was that she was old and wise: she knew that Lancelot did care for God most passionately, that it was essential he should turn in that direction. So, for his sake, to make it easier for him, the great queen now renounced what she had fought for all her life, now set the example, and stood to her choice. She had stepped out of the picture.Lancelot guessed a good deal of this, and, when she refused to see him, he climbed the convent wall with Gallic, ageing gallantry. He waylaid her to expostulate, but she was adamant and brave. Something about Mordred seems to have broken her lust for life. They parted, never to meet on earth."
Author: T.H. White
42. "When Eve upon the first of MenThe apple press'd with specious cant,Oh! what a thousand pities thenThat Adam was not adamant!"
Author: Thomas Hood
43. "I have to get a licence to drive a motorcycle to protect myself and the people around me. I am adamant there should be some sort of licensing required to have children."
Author: Tim Allen
44. "...with every new manoeuvre, the light was growing dimmer--fading by numbers as well as strength--and the sound could no longer be heard, but only the pulse of it--seen going out in the darkness--losing its edges--caving in at its centre--webbing, now, as if a spider was spinning against the rain--until the last few strands of brightness fell--and were extinguished--silenced and removed from life and from all that lives forever.And the bell tolled--but the ark, as ever, was adamant. Its shape had taken on a voice. And the voice said: no."
Author: Timothy Findley
45. "Jimmy Kimmel still comes across like a guy who crashed a party and got caught at it, yet adamantly refuses to leave."
Author: Tom Shales
46. "O winter! bar thine adamantine doors: the north is thine; there hast thou built thy dark deep-founded habitation."
Author: William Blake
47. "Conservatives should be adamant about the need for the reappearance of Judeo-Christianity in the public square."
Author: William F. Buckley Jr.

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