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1. "Cloud walking. I like that. And yeah, that's exactly how you make me feel. Like my feet will never touch the ground."
Author: A. Meredith Walters
2. "Everything's not exactly the way it seems " I said. "It seemed like you had your tongue down his throat " Finn glared at us both. "Well then everything is exactly as it seems " Loki said glibly."
Author: Amanda Hocking
3. "Everyone, from almost every tradition, agrees on five things. Rule 1: We are all family. Rule 2: You reap exactly what you sow, that is, you cannot grow tulips from zucchini seeds. Rule 3: Try to breathe every few minutes or so. Rule 4: It helps beyond words to plant bulbs in the dark of winter. Rule 5: It is immoral to hit first. [pp.313-314]"
Author: Anne Lamott
4. "No." She smiled. "I am exactly where I need to be.I have no desire to enter negotiations with LordGarrett and his heir."He couldn't keep down his dark pleasure at that."
Author: Anne Mallory
5. "All those predictions about how much economic growth will be created by this, all of those new jobs, would be created by the things we wanted - the extension of unemployment insurance and middle class tax cuts. An estate tax for millionaires adds exactly zero jobs. A tax cut for billionaires - virtually none."
Author: Anthony Weiner
6. "Rei glanced over at me and nodded. "Exactly, Dieter. Just avoid having the cattle and keep walking." I cleared my throat. "A cow. It's ‘don't have a cow.'" Rei frowned. "I fail to see why it must be a female."
Author: B. Justin Shier
7. "SAY EXACTLYwhat you thinkuntil you find thatno one is listeningthen saysomething else"
Author: Chocolate Waters
8. "Give me a complete late-stage revision of my adult life.Flash.Give me anything in this whole fucking world that is exactly what it looks like!Flash."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
9. "I worryabout youand i tell himdon'tand he saysthat's exactlywhy"
Author: David Levithan
10. "We'll know we've got it right when they choose for themselves," he used to say. That doesn't make sense. 'That's what I thought too. I asked him what he meant, but he just shrugged. I don't think he knew himself. But I keep thinking maybe that stray is making exactly the kind of choice he talked about. We're talking about an adult dog, a dog that's been out in the woods for a long time, trying to decide whether or not we can be trusted. Whether this is his place. And it matters to him - he'd rather starve than make the wrong decision.' (80)"
Author: David Wroblewski
11. "I'm pleased to be a part of a 'new breed' of models who perhaps don't exactly fit the status quo."
Author: Devon Aoki
12. "You should step out of the box more often. See what the world has to offer.""I stepped out of the box the night I broke the statue, and look where that got me.""Exactly! You had a chance to get to know me as a result. Talk about lucky. Think what could happen if you tried again."
Author: Eileen Cook
13. "I can't exactly describe how I feel but it's not quite right. And it leaves me cold."
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
14. "Didier once told me, in a rambling, midnight dissertation, that a dream is the place where a wish and a fear meet. When the wish and the fear are exactly the same, he said, we call the dream a nightmare."
Author: Gregory David Roberts
15. "In his] mind, there was no contradiction between "I will jump into my grave laughing," appropriate for the end of the war, and "I shall gladly hang myself in public as a warning example for all anti-Semites on this earth," which now, under vastly different circumstances, fulfilled exactly the same function of giving him a lift."
Author: Hannah Arendt
16. "I purposefully abstain from dates on this occasion,that very one may be liberty to fix their own,aware that the cure of unconquerable passions,and the transfer of unchanging attachments,must vary much as to time in different people.---I only entreat every body to believe that exactly at the time when it was quite natural that it should be so, and not a week earlier,Edmund did cease to care about Miss Crawford, and become anxious to marry Fanny,as Fanny herself could desire."
Author: Jane Austen
17. "I wasn't sure exactly how prostitutes determined price, but if men bought hookers by the pound, these two would be doing okay."
Author: Janet Evanovich
18. "Nobody peels a banana before stabbing themselves with it. But that's exactly how I love—dangerously."
Author: Jarod Kintz
19. "What I need, Peter, are disciples—and I need them forever. I need someone to feed my sheep and save my lambs. I need someone to preach my gospel and defend my faith. I need someone who loves me, truly, truly loves me, and loves what our Father in Heaven has commissioned me to do. Ours is not a feeble message. It is not a fleeting task. It is not hapless; it is not hopeless; it is not to be consigned to the ash heap of history. It is the work of Almighty God, and it is to change the world. So, Peter, for the second and presumably the last time, I am asking you to leave all this and to go teach and testify, labor and serve loyally until the day in which they will do to you exactly what they did to me."
Author: Jeffrey R. Holland
20. "I wouldn't say hate, exactly. You're kind of like fungus, Gwen. After a while, you just start growing on people."
Author: Jennifer Estep
21. "My eyes meet his and I understand exactly what he's saying. He's my person. He's my home."
Author: Jennifer Walkup
22. "A journalist and an information architect face exactly the same problem - how to give shape to the pile of information in front of you in a way that will make it easy and natural for people to comprehend. I can't imagine any better preparation for the work I do now."
Author: Jesse James Garrett
23. "'Just Do It' is exactly what you need to hear when you're in a moment of doubt. When you're struggling, especially with sport... just do it. Stop talking about it, stop complaining about the cellulite, or that you're not able to run fast enough for the bus... just do it."
Author: Jessie J
24. "Although I have felt compelled to write things down since I was five years old, I doubt that my daughter ever will, for she is a singularly blessed and accepting child, delighted with life exactly as life presents itself to her, unafraid to go to sleep and unafraid to wake up. Keepers of private notebooks are a different breed altogether, lonely and resistant rearrangers of things, anxious malcontents, children afflicted apparently at birth with some presentiment of loss."
Author: Joan Didion
25. "Then his gaze shifted to the wild bush sprouting from her head. "Wow. Did I do that to your hair?" He looked oddly pleased at the thought.Rylann made a mental note to throw a flat iron in her purse the next time she had sex in the shower with a billionaire ex-con. Not that there wasgoing to be a next time. "Not all of us are lucky enough to have freakishly perfect, shampoo-commercial hair. This is what happens when I get wet."His expression turned wicked. "I know exactly what happens when you get wet, counselor."Yep, she'd walked right into that one."
Author: Julie James
26. "Leaving her would be like tearing off my own arm. I've never been in love before. I thought I had been, but I wasn't. This overwhelming, encompassing feeling is love. It's not perfect and it's messy as hell. And it's exactly what I need."
Author: Katie McGarry
27. "I sell myself for the highest price. Exactly like a prostitute. There is no difference."
Author: Klaus Kinski
28. "She came quickly over to me and held out her hand. I looked at her full of distrust. Was she doing this freely, with a light heart? Or was she doing it just to get rid of me? She put her arm around my neck, tears in her eyes. I just stood and looked at her. She offered me her mouth but I couldn't believe her, it was bound to be a sacrifice on her part, a means of getting it over with.She said something, it sounded to me like "I love you anyway!" She said it very softly and indistinctly, I may not have heard it correctly, perhaps she didn't say exactly those words. But she threw herself passionately on my neck, held both arms around my neck a little while, even raised herself on tiptoe to reach well up, and stood thus.Afraid that she was forcing herself to show me this tenderness, I merely said "How beautiful you are now!"That was all I said. I stepped back, bumped against the door and walked out backward. She was left standing inside."
Author: Knut Hamsun
29. "Learn some manners or I'll email the whole high school about how small your dick is - because we both know that I'm aware of exactly how small it is.""Whore," he muttered, shooting Chloe a filthy glare over his shoulder."Ha. You might have better luck with a whore, actually. Me You couldn't pay me to bang you again. Dick's too minuscule to keep a lady satisfied."
Author: Kody Keplinger
30. "I had my first dream about you last night. Really? She smiles. What was it about?I don't remember exactly but the whole time I was dreaming, I knew you were mine."
Author: Lang Leav
31. "It was suicide, wasn't it?""In an involuntary sort of way," said Vorob'yev. "These Cetagandan political suicides can get awfully messy, when the principal won't cooperate.""Thirty-two stab wounds in the back, worst case of suicide they ever saw?" murmured Ivan, clearly fascinated by the gossip."Exactly, my lord."
Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
32. "...I'm never exactly a slave to facts at the best of times. But does it matter? Who owns memories after all?"
Author: Lynn Barber
33. "How'd it feel?" Rube asked himself. "I don't know exactly, but it made me want to howl."
Author: Markus Zusak
34. "I haven't accomplished everything that I want to yet in my career, that's why I'm still playing. I just know that I still have something left inside of me to accomplish, and I don't know exactly what that is. Hopefully, I'll know one day soon."
Author: Mary Pierce
35. "A pure drop of rain may fall on a beautiful water lily or on a dirty mud pond! This is exactly what happens when we are born!"
Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
36. "Leo!Scusi, Nonna." But he still managed to get a good, quiet curse or two out as he backed his way gingerly through the swinging door. "Here.I got it." Tina took the beer and glass from me. "Ya know them?"I nodded."She looks like butter wouldn't melt.But her kid..." She pursed brilliantly pink lips. "All that and a bag of baked tofu chips?"I had to smile a little at the image. "No.He's not...He doesn't act like..." I wasn't entirely sure why I was defending him.He hadn't exactly been the Prince Charming of Dinner Orders. Come to think of it, I couldn't completely vouch for Alex Bainbridge being Prince Charming of Anything. Except my own little Villink fantasy. "Maybe.""Cute,though.""Yeah.""Yeah?" I have no idea what is was Tina saw in my face. Something. "Aw, sweetie." She sighed. "Want me to shake up Daddy's beer a little?""No," I answered. "but thanks for the offer."
Author: Melissa Jensen
37. "...this is exactly how Satan works, not through what seems grotesque and repulsive, but through what seduces us."
Author: Michael Schiefelbein
38. "I was always an outsider, always standing outside, observing and trying to figure things out. Which is exactly what you need to do as a writer, I suppose."
Author: Monica Ali
39. "Remember: when people tell you something's wrong or doesn't work for them, they are almost always right. When they tell you exactly what they think is wrong and how to fix it, they are almost always wrong."
Author: Neil Gaiman
40. "In fact, after living in Communist China for so many years, I realized that one of the advantages enjoyed by a democratic government that allows freedom of speech is that the government knows exactly who supports it and who is against it, while a totalitarian government knows nothing of what the people really think.~pg 55"
Author: Nien Cheng
41. "It's so easy with her. I know exactly what she likes, wants, needs."
Author: Nina Lane
42. "Announcer - "And where are you from Pete?"Pete Townshend - "London, I'm from London."Announcer - "London where, exactly?"Pete - "London, England"
Author: Pete Townshend
43. "Exactly what the powers of hell feed on: the best instincts in man."
Author: Philip K. Dick
44. "Piper glanced at the digital clock. "So…we have exactly one hour to find your runaway table, get back your synco-whatsit, and install it in this engine, or the Argo II explodes, destroying Bunker Nine and most of the woods." "Basically," Leo said."
Author: Rick Riordan
45. "Well see, I'm a good enough writer that not everybody in my books talks exactly like I do."
Author: Robert Kirkman
46. "Why does anyone stay in an unhappy relationship? Because people do. They do it all the time. And the truth is, when you're in it, when you're up to your neck in the everyday part of life with another human being, sometimes you don't exactly notice how bad things really are. It's not always as apparent as it would seem. Unhappiness, when it involves another person, can be like that line from The Sun Also Rises about going bankrupt, how it happens two ways: gradually, and then suddenly."
Author: Sarah Dunn
47. "Oh, baby, don't ask me that question. I know exactly who and what I am…and more to the point, what I'm capable of. How dare you bring your prissy little ass into one of my clubs and pull this shit. You're lucky you're still breathing. (Savitar)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
48. "And why, exactly, was she in no danger from him? Why didn't he want her with the fervor of a thousand over-heating engines? She ought to be constantly ogled and groped, having to beat him off with her parasol, her fan, and maybe one of her walking boots."
Author: Sherry Thomas
49. "For a long time I was trying to be poppier and younger. I didn't want to be on public radio or do any of that stuff for older people. Then I realized that that is exactly what I listen to."
Author: Teddy Thompson
50. "My ambition is to enjoy my life and to do exactly what I want to do. And I'll do that. I will be free."
Author: Venus Williams

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