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1. "There is, in fact, not much point in writing a novel unless you can show the possibility of moral transformation, or an increase in wisdom, operating in your chief character or characters."
Author: Anthony Burgess
2. "If we go back to the beginning we shall find that ignorance and fear created the gods; that fancy, enthusiasm, or deceit adorned or disfigured them; that weakness worships them; that credulity preserves them, and that custom, respect and tyranny support them in order to make the blindness of man serve its own interests."
Author: Baron D. Holbach
3. "The answer is to just let gothe betrayal is to the pastthe cocoon dangles emptythe desire outlasts the objectthe effort lingersthe frustration is in how pointless the effort wasthe ghost does not make itself transparentthe heart knows nothing except its own mindthe ideas are not enoughthe jealousy is always therethe killing blow is sometimes the softestthe life you lead can be detouredthe moment you know cannot be taken backthe new you will try to bury the old methe opportunity has passedthe past is inopportunethe questions all grow from whythe reality will always be contendedthe sadness will ebbthe trouble is the time it might takethe ugly words cannot be erased, only discreditedthe versions are never the samethe wonder is that we make it throughthe x is the unknown variablethe yesterday cannot be repeatedthe zenith is the point when you look down and realize you're no longer below"
Author: David Levithan
4. "For all intents and purposes, we'll pretend this is a date. We're going out to dinner and I suppose the place has a dance floor." He gestured to the bare bit of carpet next to the front door, where she already stood. "Will we have fake names too?"It was hard not to be amused when her eyes danced with the reflection of the candlelight. Oh, hell, they might as well have fun with it. It might help. "Sure, you can be Gwenivere and I can be—""Harry."He scrunched an eye at her. "Why do I have to be a Harry?" The brat feigned an innocent look. "I happen to like the name Harry.""Fine, your name is Belulah."She gaped at him. "That sounds like a cow!""Good. Now, Belulah, shall we?"
Author: Dee Tenorio
5. "It feels great to have your own views reflected back to you, and you feel so right, but actually it's very dangerous. Because to make good decisions, you need to have a clear view of what all the options are."
Author: Eli Pariser
6. "I'm still disturbed if a chord isn't together, but your priorities change as you get older."
Author: Esa Pekka Salonen
7. "For when the One Great Scorer comesTo mark against your name,He writes - not that you won or lost -But HOW you played the Game."Alumnus Football"
Author: Grantland Rice
8. "If you come by my place, you might see a wheelbarrow full of broken bricks. I broke them with my fist. I was practicing for your face."
Author: Jarod Kintz
9. "In the old world, you devoted 30% of your time to building a great service and 70% of your time to shouting about it. In the new world, that inverts."
Author: Jeff Bezos
10. "You can't go to a negotiating table pointing a gun, but you've got to keep it over your shoulder."
Author: Joe Slovo
11. "In any disagreement, I believe both parties are 50% wrong. Taking responsibility for your part fixes most issues."
Author: L.R.W. Lee
12. "...which causes me to wonder, my own purpose on so many days as humble as the spider's, what is beautiful that I make? What is elegant? What feeds the world?"
Author: Louise Erdrich
13. "I was fresh out of drama school and had no idea what I was doing. They hustled me along and Bill Cosby tolerated my rookie behavior. It was great. Once you have 'The Cosby Show' on your resume, you can keep going."
Author: Michael Weatherly
14. "To regret one's own experiences is to arrest one's own development. To deny one's own experiences is to put a lie into the lips of one's own life. It is no less than a denial of the soul."
Author: Oscar Wilde
15. "I've decided it's not about me at all. It's a protective mechanism for them, a way of buffering themselves against my future death, like when teenagers distance themselves from their parents in preparation for leaving home."
Author: Sara Gruen
16. "Trust that through the balm of simplicity your frazzled and weary soul can discover the place where you ought to be. Every day offers us simple gifts when we are willing to search our hearts for the place that's right for each of us."
Author: Sarah Ban Breathnach
17. "We writers are the worst kind of cruel,Because we worship our own stories and poems,And what human can compete with metaphors?Writers stand still and yet vacate our homesInside our fantasies. We are word-whores,With libidos and egos of balsa wood.We'd have sex with our books, if only we could."
Author: Sherman Alexie
18. "Stop living within the confines of how others define you! You weren't created to live their life; you were created to live yours - so LIVE it! You can reignite that fire within and bring the passion back into your goals, dreams, ambitions, careers, and relationships by reclaiming control of your own life. Be unapologetically YOU!"
Author: Steve Maraboli
19. "It's cool to have critical success because it's always nice for your peers to say, 'Good job.' But who cares about them?"
Author: Zac Hanson

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