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1. "Chinese citizens have never had the right to really express their opinions; in the constitution it says you can, but in the real world it is more dangerous. In the west people think it's a right they're born with. Here it's a right given by the government, and one that's not really practised."
Author: Ai Weiwei
2. "For almost a year, from June 1948 to October 1949, they kept the city alive by plane. In that time American and British planes made some 277,728 flights through Soviet airspace to drop bundles of food, clothing, cigarettes, medicine, fuel and equipment, including components for a new power station, to the people of West Berlin. In the west, the aircraft came to be known as the ‘Rosinenbomber', or ‘raisin bombers', because they brought food. But in the east, Koch and his classmates were told the enemy planes sprayed potato beetles over East German crops as they flew over, in order to spoil the harvest."
Author: Anna Funder
3. "Jewish fundamentalism is teaching that Jews can fight with guns and with civil war, against being relocated off the West Bank, and disobey the orders of their government. That is the call to jihad, to several kinds of jihad."
Author: Arthur Hertzberg
4. "My mum translated this in her head to "witchfinder," which was good because like most West Africans, she considered witchfinding a more respectable profession than policeman."
Author: Ben Aaronovitch
5. "I don't think I'm a celebrity. I'm just a guy from east Texas who loves cars and airplanes."
Author: Carroll Shelby
6. "By the Angel, Bridget's depressing," said Henry, setting down his newspaper directly on his plate and causing the edge to soak through with egg yolk. Charlotte opened her mouth as if to object, and closed it again. "It's all heartbreak, death and unrequited love.""Well, that is what most songs are about," said Will. "Requited love is nice, but it doesn't make much of a ballad."
Author: Cassandra Clare
7. "Al Qaeda has no place in Pakistan. It's a threat to Pakistan. And there should be a convergence of interests between the Pakistani state and the West on security issues, but also on wider economic and social issues."
Author: David Miliband
8. "Souls cross ages like clouds cross skies, an' tho' a cloud's shape nor hue nor size don't stay the same, it's still a cloud an' so is a soul. Who can say where the cloud's blowed from or who the soul'll be 'morrow? Only Sonmi the east an' the west an' the compass an' the atlas, yay, only the atlas o' clouds."
Author: David Mitchell
9. "You know, the pessimism which exists now in the Middle East existed in Northern Ireland, but we stayed at it."
Author: George J. Mitchell
10. "Sometimes Hollywood is a small town on the West Coast of America at the furthest point from everywhere else, and that can make it a little provincial and insular."
Author: Howard Stringer
11. "My father was a Presbyterian minister, working among the poor in West Virginia. He had taken what amounted to a vow of poverty when he accepted that call and so we never had much money."
Author: James Green Somerville
12. "We had an apartment on west side of Central Park. The rent was very reasonable. We found out later that it belonged to a gangster called Legs Diamond and it was a front to his headquarters. It was fine."
Author: James Stewart
13. "The West is color. Its colors are animal rather than vegetable, the colors of earth and sunlight and ripeness."
Author: Jessamyn West
14. "I bought a little hideaway up north, so I'll ship my motorcycle up there. It's much less dangerous than West Hollywood."
Author: Johnny Galecki
15. "When you travel by road in the west you travel with a cohort of dust which streams up from your tyres and rolls away in a disintegrating funnel, defining the currents of air your vehicle sets in motion … And the heat is unthinkable, no matter how widely the windows are open, and the sweat streams off your body and into your socks, and if there are a number of people in the car their body stenches mingle disagreeably"
Author: Kenneth Cook
16. "I grew up in east Tennessee, and everybody knew everybody's business."
Author: Kenny Chesney
17. "I think the Lower East Side inspires me. That whole neighborhood, a lot of the people that I worked with, seeing what we've gone through in life, being given an opportunity to understand who I am; my identity, my culture, and my roots."
Author: Luis Guzman
18. "I'm from East Texas, yes."
Author: Margo Martindale
19. "I am here because I think it was a terrible sin of the west to allow those years of war."
Author: Paddy Ashdown
20. "Much fuss has been made over the idea of the frontier, as though it were a line advancing east to west, but the West was settled piece meal, and Indians fled in many directions to escape the tightening noose of the railroad lines and towns."
Author: Rebecca Solnit
21. "All that night he followed bends of the black road jeweled by starlight until the wan light of the dawn touched the east with red and the pastures turned green." (pg. 76)"
Author: Robert Olmstead
22. "I am less disposed to think of a West Point education as requisite for this business than I was at first. Good sense and energy are the qualities required."
Author: Rutherford B. Hayes
23. "The particular aspect of time that I'm interested in is the arrow of time: the fact that the past is different from the future. We remember the past but we don't remember the future. There are irreversible processes. There are things that happen, like you turn an egg into an omelet, but you can't turn an omelet into an egg."
Author: Sean M. Carroll
24. "Four hours of prosthetics every morning, the jowls and the nose, and it was very hot so they're having to attend to it all day, and you're still petrified of so many things, such as, can I speak properly? Hitchcock never quite lost those East End vowels, even though he had the softened California consonants."
Author: Toby Jones
25. "The direct investment of Japanese businesses to East Asian economies accelerates the reallocation of their production bases. Consequently, between Japan and the other East Asian countries, both exports and imports are growing substantially."
Author: Toshihiko Fukui
26. "Funeral BluesStop all the clocks, cut off the telephone,Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone,Silence the pianos and with muffled drumBring out the coffin, let the mourners come.Let aeroplanes circle moaning overheadScribbling on the sky the message He is Dead.Put crepe bows round the white necks of the public doves,Let the traffic policemen wear black cotton gloves.He was my North, my South, my East and West,My working week and my Sunday rest,My noon, my midnight, my talk, my song;I thought that love would last forever: I was wrong.The stars are not wanted now; put out every one,Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun,Pour away the ocean and sweep up the woods;For nothing now can ever come to any good."
Author: W.H. Auden
27. "The people who invented the twenty-first century were pot-smoking, sandal-wearing hippies from the West Coast like Steve, because they saw differently," he said. "The hierarchical systems of the East Coast, England, Germany, and Japan do not encourage this different thinking. The sixties produced an anarchic mind-set that is great for imagining a world not yet in existence."
Author: Walter Isaacson
28. "How are things visible? Can you see an egg against a white background? Not by drawing a line around it can you make it evident."
Author: William Morris Hunt

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