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51. "We depend on our surroundings obliquely to embody the moods and ideas we respect and then to remind us of them. We look to our buildings to hold us, like a kind of psychological mould, to a helpful vision of ourselves. We arrange around us material forms which communicate to us what we need — but are at constant risk of forgetting what we need — within. We turn to wallpaper, benches, paintings and streets to staunch the disappearance of our true selves."
Author: Alain De Botton
52. "And I wonder if Beethoven held his breaththe first time his fingers touched the keysthe same way a soldier holds his breaththe first time his finger clicks the trigger.We all have different reasons for forgetting to breathe."
Author: Andrea Gibson
53. "Being in a hurry. Getting to the next thing without fully entering the thing in front of me. I cannot think of a single advantage I've ever gained from being in a hurry. But a thousand broken and missed things, tens of thousands, lie in the wake of all the rushing.... Through all that haste I thought I was making up time. It turns out I was throwing it away."
Author: Ann Voskamp
54. "These are not stories about girls getting what they want sexually, they are stories about girls gaining acclaim socially, for which their sexuality is a tool."
Author: Ariel Levy
55. "Indeed, I should have thought a little more. Just a trifle more, I fancy, Watson. And in practice again, I observe. You did not tell me that you intended to go into harness." "Then, how do you know?" "I see it, I deduce it. How do I know that you have been getting yourself very wet lately, and that you have a most clumsy and careless servant girl?" "My dear Holmes," said I,"
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
56. "I have a rule of thumb that allows me to judge, when times is pressing and one needs to make a snap judgment, whether or not some sexist bullshit is afoot. Obviously, it's not 100% infallible but by and large it definitely points you in the right direction and it's asking this question; are the men doing it? Are the men worrying about this as well? Is this taking up the men's time? Are the men told not to do this, as it's letting the side down? Are the men having to write bloody books about this exasperating retarded, time-wasting, bullshit? Is this making Jeremy Clarkson feel insecure?Almost always the answer is no. The boys are not being told they have to be a certain way, they are just getting on with stuff."
Author: Caitlin Moran
57. "Life has a way of getting what it wants when it really knows what it wants."
Author: Cecelia Ahern
58. "And the continual non-up-turnance of so valuable a commodity as a giant squid—the thought of getting their alembics on which made the city's alchemists whine like dogs—was provoking more and more interest from London's repo-men and -women."
Author: China Miéville
59. "Whether you're scared of getting into a relationship; or taking the new job; or a confrontation - you have to size fear up."
Author: Chris Pine
60. "He's getting away you idiots! Shoot him. I'm wearing Spider-Man underpants!"
Author: Cuthbert Soup
61. "If you plug in a number and the math starts getting creepy (anything involving fractions or negative numbers is creepy)..."
Author: Doug Pierce
62. "So up I got in anger,And took a book I had,And put a ribbon on my hairTo please a passing lad.And, "One thing there's no getting by --I've been a wicked girl," said I;But if I can't be sorry, why,I might as well be glad!"
Author: Edna St. Vincent Millay
63. "Stay off the bandwagon. More likely than not, your own way of getting there makes for a better journey."
Author: Faydra D. Fields
64. "We are turning into a nation of whimpering slaves to Fear—fear of war, fear of poverty, fear of random terrorism, fear of getting down-sized or fired because of the plunging economy, fear of getting evicted for bad debts or suddenly getting locked up in a military detention camp on vague charges of being a Terrorist sympathizer."
Author: Hunter S. Thompson
65. "Tell me, how is Lucius Malfoy these days? I expect he's delighted his lapdog's working at Hogwarts, isn't he?""Speaking of dogs," said Snape softly, "did you know that Lucius Malfoy recognized you last time you risked a little jaunt outside? Clever idea, Black, getting yourself seen on a safe station platform. Gave you a cast-iron excuse not to leave your hidey-hole in future, didn't it?"
Author: J.K. Rowling
66. "The trick of functioning with grief is that of remembering and forgetting all at once. Of letting the ghost walk at your side but not block the way."
Author: Jack Ketchum
67. "I know," said Peter. "Perhaps better than anyone. But you can't stay a child forever. To choose to speak into Echo's Well is to choose illusion. To choose to avoid the responsibilities of being an adult. The real trick—the real choice—is to keep the best of the child you were, without forgetting when you grow up."It is the best of both worlds, Jack. Being a child is to believe in magic everywhere…"…but even Peter Pan had to grow up one day."
Author: James A. Owen
68. "Why, if its going to be allright, do we see it getting worse every day?"
Author: Jeanne DuPrau
69. "Pulling out my cell phone, I sent Daemon a quick text. "What R U doing?"He responded a few moments later. "With Andrew & Matthew, getting dinner. Want smthing?"I glanced at the bag, recalling how flirty the dress was. Feeling naughty, I texted him: "You."The response was lightning quick, and I laughed. "Really?" And then, "Of course, I alrdy knew that."
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
70. "I'm getting fat … as I planned. Luckily, my gut is intentional. I'm actually preparing for a big role. Sure, it's a cinnamon roll, but I want there to be room for it."
Author: Jim Gaffigan
71. "In the dresser mirror, my face looks the same, but I feel something happening around me, some change as palpable as weather. Stuck in the mirror are mementos from my childhood—red and yellow ribbons for various underachievements, a brown corsage from grad school graduation, a curling and faded picture of me petting a deer in Wisconsin—which is now over. I wandered through it and came out the other side. It's a stark feeling. Like getting to the last page of a book and seeing ‘The End.' Even if you didn't like the story that much, or your childhood, you read it, you lived it. And now it's over, book closed, that long-ago deer you petted in the Dells as dead as the one in The Yearling."
Author: Jo Ann Beard
72. "V-e-r-y s-l-o-w-l-y, David explained that without slates on the roof, the rain would get in. In their way, they were just as important as walls. Dr. Moberley asked David if he was afraid of the rain getting in. David told him that he didn't like getting wet. It wasn't so bad outside, especially if you were dressed for it, but most people didn't dress for rain indoors."
Author: John Connolly
73. "I didn't mind getting old when I was young. It's the being old now that's getting to me."
Author: John Scalzi
74. "It was too much happiness. Happiness puts you at too much risk - what if you were to lose it? Too much happiness is a paradox. It's a tragedy, even: getting something you've always wanted but being unable to keep it."
Author: Jowita Bydlowska
75. "Without missing a beat he said, "This year, Santa, I'd like a pony and an Easy-Bake Oven."Raja grunted and pushed him off to the side. "You'll be getting coal in a place where it hurts if you ever attempt to sit in my lap again."
Author: Karsten Knight
76. "The doorknob twisted. "I'm coming with you."I ran over and held it shut. "No, you are so not. We can't carry your unconscious body around the Center. Besides, I need you here. If something goes wrong, I can't handle you getting hurt.""Wait, so it's okay if I get hurt?" Jack asked."Yes," I snapped at the same time as Lend and Arianna."As long as you're sure, then," Jack muttered.Lend jiggled the doorknob. "What about you getting hurt?""I've already broken into the Faerie Realms and stabbed the Dark Queen. After that, a bunch of government suits? Not so intimidating.""Please tell me stabbing does not factor into your strategy."I laughed. "Of course it doesn't. I left my knife in her neck, anyway. I think I'm just going to run around and punch people, see if I can't find a teenage girl to tase me," I knocked teasingly on the door."
Author: Kiersten White
77. "If you don't give up on getting there, then you're not on the wrong road"
Author: Kyousuke Motomi
78. "The sentences build a fence around her, a Times Roman 10-point barricade, to keep the thorny voices in her head from getting too close."
Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
79. "Love it or hate it, thrive in it or still getting the hang of it, the recording studio is the place where your main product is going to be captured, recorded, mixed and created. You need a clear platform from preproduction to the schedule, tracking to the overdubs, vocals to the final mix. The best-laid studio planning will save you the most money and greatly reduce stress."
Author: Loren Weisman
80. "I can already feel myself getting fed up with boys and I haven't had anything to do with them yet" - Georgia Nicolson"
Author: Louise Rennison
81. "I was tired of her getting away with being so young."
Author: Margaret Atwood
82. "If we create a generation of men who aren't getting an education, that's bad for women."
Author: Michael Gurian
83. "Yes, forgetting can be a curse, especially as we age. But forgetting is also one of the more important things healthy brains do, almost as important as remembering. Think how quickly the sheer volume and multiplicity of sensory information we receive every waking minute would overwhelm our consciousness if we couldn't quickly forget a great deal more of it than we remember."
Author: Michael Pollan
84. "Anyone who can contemplate quantum mechanics without getting dizzy hasn't understood it."
Author: Niels Bohr
85. "Given her deafness, the auditory part of the brain, deprived of its usual input, had started to generate a spontaneous activity of its own, and this took the form of musical hallucinations, mostly musical memories from her earlier life. The brain needed to stay incessantly active, and if it was not getting its usual stimulation..., it would create its own stimulation in the form of hallucinations."
Author: Oliver Sacks
86. "Getting along with men isn't what's truly important. The vital knowledge is how to get along with a man, one man."
Author: Phyllis McGinley
87. "I wasn't even sure why I was getting this medal, really.No, that's not true. I knew why.It's like people you see sometimes, and you can't imagine what it would be like to be that person, whether it's somebody in a wheelchair or somebody who can't talk. Only, I know that I'm that person to other people, maybe to every single person in that whole auditorium.To me, though, I'm just me. An ordinary kid.But hey, if they want to give me a medal for being me, that's okay. I'll take it. I didn't destroy a Death Star or anything like that, but I did just get through the fifth grade. And that's not easy, even if you're not me."
Author: R.J. Palacio
88. "Claire found herself staring at his feet, which were in bunny slippers. Myrnin looked down. "What?" he asked. "They're quite comfortable." He lifted on to look at it, and the ears wobbled in the air. "Of course they are," she said. Just when she thought Myrnin was getting his mental act together, he'd do something like that. Or maybe he was just messing with her. He liked to do that, and his dark eyes were fixed on her now, assessing just how weirded-out she was. Which, on the grade scale of zero to Myrnin, wasn't much."
Author: Rachel Caine
89. "Expression sometimes give a unknown look.it is a word what is talk itself .this one such a way he /or she can feel what each one is going to say.that day he was on very little away distance - behind me i was getting his expression ! without knowing he felt strong attraction towards some unknown-.now he start to express ! one secured standing close by. find out her through net media , then there was also anger .express was just voice and through fast action . unknowingly he expressed his love to me every day. not even a word but with a silence he came too close to my heart . it is a lovely expression of a person who does not know how to say ''you are mine-okey?"
Author: Ratnammunshi
90. "Take a trip to the forest and experience the greatness of getting on your knees and picking your own food and going home... and eating it."
Author: Rene Redzepi
91. "Annabeth's shoulders ached. The elevator's easy-listening music didn't help. If all monsters had to hear that song about liking piña coladas and getting caught in the rain, no wonder they were in the mood for carnage when they reached the mortal world."
Author: Rick Riordan
92. "What the dead don't know piles up, though we don't notice it at first. They don't know how we're getting along without them, of course, dealing with the hours and days that now accrue so quickly, and, unless they divined this somehow in advance, they don't know that we don't want this inexorable onslaught of breakfasts and phone calls and going to the bank, all this stepping along, because we don't want anything extraneous to get in the way of what we feel about them or the ways we want to hold them in mind."
Author: Roger Angell
93. "The notion of getting under the hood and explaining how something works, that's fairly familiar territory to me."
Author: Scott McCloud
94. "We got latched together and I was hoping you could separate us? (Amanda)They were made by your stepfather. Any chance you have a key lying around? (Kyrian)I guess I shouldn't be surprised. At least this time she's not an Amazon princess with an irate mother demanding parts of your body be removed. Two thousand years later, and you're still getting into unbelievable messes. (Julian)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
95. "Up until then I'd thought that white people and colored people getting along was the big aim, but after that I decided everybody being colorless together was a better plan. I thought of that policeman, Eddie Hazelwurst, saying I'd lowered myself to be in this house of colored women, and for the very life of me I couldn't understand how it had turned out this way, how colored women had become the lowest ones on the totem pole. You only had to look at them to see how special they were, like hidden royalty among us. Eddie Hazelwurst. What a shitbucket."
Author: Sue Monk Kidd
96. "The hardest part of this whole ordeal is not knowing if your children are getting what they need to survive."
Author: Susan Smith
97. "Deleting 200 spams a day is a drag. And I was checking my email constantly, rather than getting on with my real work, which is reading and writing. Email was becoming a distraction, a burden rather than a liberation."
Author: Tom Hodgkinson
98. "The trick at Le Mans is to get the car 'in the window.' Everything is critical: the tyre pressure, the brake temperature, and that means you have to push the car a lot to get it into the window - it's about getting everything to work right and getting the car to flow through the corners."
Author: Tom Kristensen
99. "I knew I should believe him, as he taught at Oxford, but his answers did not feel complete. It was like having a meal and not getting quite enough to eat."
Author: Tracy Chevalier
100. "Rather than spend millions getting film stars, I am quite happy to be brand ambassador myself."
Author: Vijay Mallya

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