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1. "Time is endless for a being such as I. Power is the only master I trust." ~Lucifer"
Author: Annabell Cadiz
2. "If life — the craving for which is the very essence of our being — were possessed of any positive intrinsic value, there would be no such thing as boredom at all: mere existence would satisfy us in itself, and we should want for nothing."
Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
3. "They're simply following what was laid down in front and they play the same thing. So, there's no great challenge In being a classical drummer."
Author: Buddy Rich
4. "I was like a turd that drew flies instead of like a flower that butterflies and bees desired. I wanted to live alone,I felt best being alone, cleaner,,,"
Author: Charles Bukowski
5. "I can't believe I weathered some of the things I weathered. Maybe either you implode as a human being or you survive it all. And it's close, which way you go."
Author: Charles Kohlhase
6. "I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact."
Author: Claude Levi Strauss
7. "Our nation is being led astray by ungodly judges, mayors and governors, who are given to change, defying the Constitution and substituting their own wicked agendas."
Author: David Wilkerson
8. "But Robin: their dear little Robs. More than ten years later, his death remained an agony; there was no glossing any detail; its horror was not subject to repair or permutation by any of the narrative devices that the Cleves knew. And—since this willful amnesia had kept Robin's death from being translated into that sweet old family vernacular which smoothed even the bitterest mysteries into comfortable, comprehensible form—the memory of that day's events had a chaotic, fragmented quality, bright mirrorshards of nightmare which flared at the smell of wisteria, the creaking of a clothes-line, a certain stormy cast of spring light."
Author: Donna Tartt
9. "My brother, being an English gentleman, possesses a library in all his houses, though he never opens a book. This is called fidelity to ancient tradition."
Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
10. "In our endeavors to recall to memory something long forgotten, we often find ourselves upon the very verge of remembrance, without being able, in the end, to remember."
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
11. "It may be that the only reason childhood memories act on us so strongly is that, being the most remote we possess, they are the worst remembered and so offer the least resistance to that process by which we mold them nearer and nearer to an ideal which is fundamentally artistic, or at least nonfactual."
Author: Gene Wolfe
12. "It's rather a strong check to one's self-complacency to find how much of one's right doing depends on not being in want of money."
Author: George Eliot
13. "The story of how He created the world aroused their interests immediately, even though they received no answer to the question of why He had to do it; but they found it difficult to understand sin, or the manner of its entry into the world, for it was a complete mystery to them why the woman should have had such a passionate desire for an apple when they had no idea of the seductive properties of apples and thought they were some sort of potatoes. But less intelligible still was the flood that was caused by forty days' rain, and forty nights'. For here on the moors there were some years when it rained for two hundred days and two hundred nights, almost without fairing; but there was never any Flood."
Author: Halldór Laxness
14. "Selfishness, narcissism, being uncomfortable in your own skin, not feeling connected to the world around you, feeling dislocated from family and youth, having a strange relationship with your childhood - all those things feel really true to me."
Author: Jason Reitman
15. "Ty pointed his beer at Josh. "Want to know what I think?""No," Josh said."I think you have a case of being a little girl. Maybe you should prescribe yourself a heavy dose of man-the-fuck-up."
Author: Jill Shalvis
16. "I liked being with the books: they reminded me of how many ways of thinking existed outside my own - how small and fleeting my pulse was when set alongside those ageing spines."
Author: Joanna Rossiter
17. "No, it was simply that I was uninterested in making, as I saw it, a Xerox of some old emotional state. I was in my mid-thirties, with a marriage more or less behind me. I was no longer vulnerable to curiosity's enormous momentum. I had nothing new to murmur to another on the subject of myself and not the smallest eagerness about being briefed on Danielle's supposedly unique trajectory—a curve described under the action, one could safely guess, of the usual material and maternal and soulful longings, a few thwarting tics of character, and luck good and bad. A life seemed like an old story."
Author: Joseph O'Neill
18. "She could remember a time when she thought things could be right with her and Jack. Now it seemed like that was such a long time ago. How could she have ever told herself things were going to be alright? She now knew with every once of her being that there was absolutely nothing left of the man she had once loved."
Author: K.A. Linde
19. "The honorary duty of a human being is to love."
Author: Maya Angelou
20. "People say that being in love is amazing. They lie. It's freaking terrifying."
Author: Molly McAdams
21. "Evil then consists not in being created but in the rebellious idolatry by which humans worship and honour elements of the natural world rather than the God who made them. The result is that the cosmos is out of joint. Instead of humans being God's wise vice-regents over creation, they ignore the creator and try to worship something less demanding, something that will give them a short-term fix of power or pleasure."
Author: N.T. Wright
22. "Why should being quiet mean you're in love?Because, she said. That means you aren't nervous with each other, or affected, or likely to be hiding intentions behind too much conversation. A friendly silence can speak between two who will walk together a long way, she said."
Author: Nancy E. Turner
23. "I suspected the movies, considering her cheap crack about me being a ten-cent Clark Gable, which was ridiculous. He simpers, to begin with, and to end with no one can say I resemble a movie actor, and if they did it would be more apt to be Gary Cooper than Clark Gable."
Author: Rex Stout
24. "Like those in the valley behind us, most people stand in sight of the spiritual mountains all their lives and never enter them, being content to listen to others who have been there and thus avoid the hardships."
Author: Robert M. Pirsig
25. "Do you see now, how that doesn't work for me? I don't want to be someone's safety net... I don't want to be there, simply because the idea of me being gone is too…scary."
Author: S.C. Stephens
26. "I love living with animals. And my children love animals. I love walking around and being with the horses. But the deer? They're naughty."
Author: Stephanie Seymour
27. "To me, Fearless is not the absense of fear. It's not being completely unafraid. To me, Fearless is having fears. Fearless is having doubts. Lots of them. To me, Fearless is living in spite of those things that scare you to death."
Author: Taylor Swift

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