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1. "Humans want to conquer everyone they can, and buy everything they see. I think this is because humans have forgotten how to be happy. It's not their fault - it's not easy figuring out how to be happy in these days of anything-but-moderation."
Author: A.S. King
2. "Everything,' his father said, 'comes down to time in the end--to the passing of time, to changing. Ever thought of that? Anything that makes you happy or sad, isn't it all based on minutes going by? Isn't sadness wishing time back again? Even big things--even mourning a death: aren't you really just wishing to have the time back when that person was alive? Or photos--ever notice old photographs? How wistful they make you feel? ... Isn't it just that time for once is stopped that makes you wistful? If only you could turn it back again, you think. If only you could change this or that, undo what you have done, if only you could roll the minutes the other way, for once."
Author: Anne Tyler
3. "I got lost in him, and it was the kind of lost that's exactly like being found."
Author: Claire LaZebnik
4. "There's a hell of a lot of horny people out there who are not being gratified in the way they should be."
Author: Colleen McCullough
5. "After all, the appeal to stop being yourself, even for a little while, is very great"
Author: Donna Tartt
6. "Brenda cared for our bacteria with a love and affection that some people don't show their flesh-and-blood children. She would sneak in between classes to coo encouragingly at them, cheering on their growth."
Author: Eileen Cook
7. "When loved ones die, people always say, "Don't be sad. I'm sure they would have wanted you to be happy." I'm sure that's true. But let's be realistic here, people also want to be missed. It is every person's nightmare to leave the world behind as if they had never been there at all."
Author: Esther Earl
8. "It was natural to see the struggle for dignity for black people in America as a sister struggle of the Jewish struggle. So growing up, it was always a part of my breakfast cereal to think of myself as someone who was part of a larger struggle."
Author: Eugene Jarecki
9. "Our father died when we were very young, so our mother raised six kids. We saw the world filtered through her eyes, being a minority woman raising six kids."
Author: Gilbert Hernandez
10. "When people say sex is a filth of society, I say, yes! You're born by enchanting mantras and breaking coconuts!"
Author: Himmilicious
11. "Two people unable to cry finally cry together and in the world ended today, we would be fulfilled."
Author: J.A. Redmerski
12. "No neighbourhood or district, no matter how well established, prestigious or well heeled and no matter how intensely populated for one purpose, can flout the necessity for spreading people through time of day without frustrating its potential for generating diversity."
Author: Jane Jacobs
13. "I squeezed the controls to brace myself so I wouldn't shiver with the chill of wanting. Normal people got that feeling when they quit smoking cigarettes. I had gotten it then too.Normal people did not get that feeling when faced with danger."
Author: Jennifer Echols
14. "An FBI agent ought to be able to surf the net and look for sites that instruct people how to make bombs."
Author: John Ashcroft
15. "A man with a beard was always a little suspect anyway. You couldn't say you wore a beard because you liked a beard. People didn't like you for telling the truth. You had to say you had a scar so you couldn't shave."
Author: John Steinbeck
16. "In all this world there is nothing so beautiful as a happy child."
Author: L. Frank Baum
17. "I had a very active imagination as a kid, and I was constantly performing, whether I was making money doing it or not, whether it was on a stage in front of 1,000 people or in the living room in front of my family."
Author: Laura Bell Bundy
18. "We can look back through ice-core data and see over 800,000 years, relationships between carbon dioxide and the temperature of the world. So those people who deny the importance of climate change are just wasting their time. They're also being diversionary because if we don't act the risks are enormous."
Author: Nicholas Stern
19. "As often I have been a science fiction writer writing science fiction for the community of science fiction readers, I am also, for good or ill, an American writing American literature to an American audience. Most fundamentally, though, I am a human being writing human literature to a human audience."
Author: Orson Scott Card
20. "Being sad with the right people is better than being happy with the wrong ones."
Author: Philippos
21. "Our young people have come to look upon war as a kind of beneficent deity, which not only adds to the national honor but uplifts a nation and develops patriotism and courage."
Author: Rebecca Harding Davis
22. "So, Acheron," Kyrian said, hijacking their conversation. "What happened to your car? I saw the busted fender on it. How unlike you to crash into anything."Nick cringed as Acheron turned towards him with an arched brow."Hey now," Nick said, holding his hands up in defence of himself, "it was not my fault.I was minding my own business when the trash can went suicidal, came out of nowhere, and jumped in front of the car.""It was on the curb, Nick," Ash said drily. "Along with a number of screaming pedestrians, running for their lives.""That's your story. I'm sticking to mine... And there ought to be a law about homicidal trash cans, and fines for people who put them on the street. They're really dangerous.... Just saying."
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
23. "Larry said he could understand the complaint, but what he did not understand was that all the people who quit - every single one - had unused vacation time. Up until the day they left, they did everything McKinsey asked of them before deciding that it was too much.Larry implored us to exert more control over our careers. He said McKinsey would never stop making demands on our time, so it was up to us to decide what we were willing to do. It was our responsibility to draw the line."
Author: Sheryl Sandberg

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Like the vain curlings of the watery maze,Which in smooth streams a sinking weight does raise,So Man, declining always, disappearsIn the weak circles of increasing years;And his short tumults of themselves compose,While flowing Time above his head does close."
Author: Andrew Marvell

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