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1. "Like Jocelyn, Survivors often think: * That's just the way I am * I'm not lovable, that's why I keep having disastrous relationships * I'm not very clever, that's why I didn't do well at school * I'm a loner * I'm a weak person * I'm not very nice * I was a difficult childMany survivors find it difficult to accept that being sexually abused as a child can continue to affect them many years later. It may seem too fantastic, or too frightening an idea to believe. David Finkelhor, an American researcher, has tried to explain how sexual abuse affects a child and leads to long-term problems. He suggests four ways in which childhood sexual abuse causes problems:1 Traumatic Sexualization2 Stigmatization 3 Betrayal 4 Powerlessness"
Author: Carolyn Ainscough
2. "I fink I gots deaf on me willie."
Author: Christopher Moore
3. "Because the chief commodity a writer has to sell is his courage. And if he has none, he is more than a coward. He is a sellout and a fink and a heretic, because writing is a holy chore."
Author: Harlan Ellison
4. "I suspect you're thinking of Pascal,' Finkler said, finally.'Only he said the opposite. He said you might as well wager on God because that way, even if He doesn't exist, you've nothing to lose. Whereas if you wager against God and He does exist...' 'You're in the shit."
Author: Howard Jacobson
5. "Before he met Finkler, Treslove had never met a Jew. Not knowingly at least. He supposed a Jew would be like the word Jew — small and dark and beetling. A secret person. But Finkler was almost orange in colour and spilled out of his clothes."
Author: Howard Jacobson
6. "A waitress, bringing Finkler more hot water, interrupted Treslove's answer. Finkler always asked for more hot water no matter how much hot water had already been brought. It was his way of asserting power, Treslove thought. No doubt Nietzsche, too, ordered more hot water than he needed."
Author: Howard Jacobson
7. "Ciemna puszcza jodlowa z obu stron okalala zastygly potok. Wiatr otrzepal ze snieznego puchu drzewa czarne i widmowe w zmierzchu dnia. Gleboka ciszazascielila kraj. Ziemia wydawala sie nieruchoma, pólzywa jak rozpacz, opuszczona i zastygla. Nie byl to juz nawet wyraz smutku. Wlóczyl sie ponad nia jak gdyby smiech dziwaczny, stokroc bardziej niz smutek ponury; smiech gorzki niby skrzywienie ust sfinksa, przenikliwy jak mróz, nasiakly okrucienstwem niewinnej obojetnosci. Zwycieski, stlumiony usmiech wszystkowiedzacych wieków nad przemijaniem i wysilkiem zycia. Dzikosc. Brutalna dzikosc Pólnocy o sercu zastyglym."
Author: Jack London
8. "With introductions out of the way, Erick got down to the business of having abducted me."Why were you asking Fink about the priest?""I have some sins to confess," I said. "For ruining the life of the last man to kidnap me."
Author: Jennifer A. Nielsen
9. "Fink had a full bowl and grinned at me as he sat back on the bench. "It would help if you used words like 'please' and 'thank you.'""Then I'll thank you to please stay out of my business."
Author: Jennifer A. Nielsen
10. "I replied with an Avenian accent. "Is the priest of this church still here?""No." He squinted at me. "Never seen you before. You from out of town?""I've never seen you before either," I said. "So maybe you're the one from out of town."That amused him. "My name is Fink. Well, that's not really m name, but it's what everyone calls me.""What's your name, then.""Dunno. Everyone just calls me Fink.""Don't you have anywhere else to go?""Not really. Why d'you want the priest?""A doctrinal question. What punishment does the Book of Faith recommend for a kid who's being too nosy?"
Author: Jennifer A. Nielsen
11. "I sells ladies fings, and vis nun, she comes up to me stall an' afore you can blink an eye, she picks up a couple of bread an' cheeses, tucks 'em in 'er petticoats, an' is off round the Jack Horner, dahn ve frog an' toad, quick as shit off a stick. I couldn't Adam an' Eve it, bu' vats wot she done. When I tells me carvin' knife wot I seen, she calls me an 'oly friar, an' says she'll land me one on me north and south if I calls Sister Monica Joan a tea-leaf. Very fond of Sister, she is. So I never says nuffink to no one, like."
Author: Jennifer Worth
12. "No, no, no, no,no,' he gasped. 'You can't bring up your mum and dad while your hand is down there, Finke"
Author: Melina Marchetta
13. "Sometimes he feels a pull towards Francesca. She was the reason he came into the group. It was her misery that united them and somehow her personality that kept them together when everyone split. She's the one that writes the letter to kept the world informed. She listens to the news every hour to make sure everyone's safe. So tonight he walks away even though she's moved forward to give him a hug. Because he wants to kiss her, and knows she'll hate him for it and that he'll hate himself. He knows it's for all the wrong reasons and that he'll end up thinking of Tara Finke and her Brazilian peacekeeper and will Trombal and how he doesn't do romance, but it eats the space between him and Francesca every time he's in the room with her."
Author: Melina Marchetta
14. "Later, when they were almost asleep he had called out to her.'Finke?''Yeah?''We'll make a great team. You plant. I build,"
Author: Melina Marchetta
15. "If he goes for my nose again, I fink I'll hang him up by his little balls,' one of the Guard said, getting to his feet. Froi tried to ignore the mockery.'Nothing little about me,' he grunted. 'Don't take my word for it, Hindley. Ask your wife. She seemed happy last night, you know, with the size and all."
Author: Melina Marchetta
16. "As for Gussie Finknottle, many an experienced undertaker would have been deceived by his appearance and started embalming on sight."
Author: P.G. Wodehouse
17. "The Soul's Awakening expression on his face became intensified. Before my revolted eyes Augustus Fink-Nottle definitely smirked."
Author: P.G. Wodehouse
18. "Gussie is an orange-juice addict. He drinks nothing else.' 'I was not aware of that, sir.' 'I have it from his own lips. Whether from some hereditary taint, or because he promised his mother he wouldn't, or simply because he doesn't like the taste of the stuff, Gussie Fink-Nottle has never in the whole course of his career pushed so much as the simplest gin and tonic over the larynx"
Author: P.G. Wodehouse
19. "Yew? Not roight in the 'ead? Jus' let me tell yew somefink yew cockeyed idiot. Oi moight call yew daft sometimes, but that don't mean yew're crazy. If'n yew're not roight in the head, then Oi'm Mussolini's fairy godmother."
Author: Peter St. John
20. "Where's my daddy?Is that my daddy?It goes, "I fink, derefore I am. I fink." It is Sergeant Detritus the troll!That's not my daddy!"
Author: Terry Pratchett

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