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1. "When a mother loses a daughter, she grieves over the future that her daughter will never have, but she can take solace in memories of close-knit days. But when your daughter runs away, it is the fond memories that have been laid to rest; and your daughter's future, alive and well, recedes from you like a wave drawing out to sea."
Author: Amor Towles
2. "I cannot cause light; the most I can do is try to put myself in the path of its beam. It is possible, in deep space, to sail on solar wind. Hone and spread your spirit till you yourself are a sail, whetted, translucent, broadside to the merest puff."
Author: Annie Dillard
3. "Other than damnation I know no magic to satisfy your wishes; for ye believe one thing, desire another, speak unlike, act differently and obtain the living value."
Author: Austin Osman Spare
4. "I'm not a role model... Just because I dunk a basketball doesn't mean I should raise your kids."
Author: Charles Barkley
5. "For sure, they don't teach you this in history class, but in colonial times, the person who got left in the stocks overnight was nothing less than fair game for everybody to nail. Men or women, anybody bent over had no way of knowing who was doing the ram job, and this was the real reason you never wanted to end up here unless you had a family member or a friend who'd stand with you the whole time. To protect you. To watch your ass, for real."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
6. "Go up close to your friend but do not go over to him! We should respect the enemy that is in our friend"
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
7. "So far nothing in your life has interfered with your reasoning process."
Author: Harper Lee
8. "There is an easy way to silence your critics; just try to do what they say you can't do. If they are still not content, do more of it! Keep doing it until you become a master. Then look around, and you will see fewer critics and many compliments!"
Author: Israelmore Ayivor
9. "God can allow you to pass through storms and get to your success. But what the devil loves to do is to make you not to realize it that the storm is over. He wishes to keep you in condemnation even at the time you have to feel liberated."
Author: Israelmore Ayivor
10. "Nobody, who has not been in the interior of a family, can say what the difficulties of any individual of that family may be."
Author: Jane Austen
11. "Most of us waste this extraordinary thing called life. We have lived forty or sixty years, have gone to the office, engaged ourselves in social activity, escaping in various forms, and at the end of it, we have nothing but an empty, dull, stupid life, a wasted life.Now, please has created this pattern of social life. We take pleasure in ambition, in competition, in acquiring knowledge or power, or position, prestige, status. And that pursuit of pleasure as ambition, competition, greed, envy, status, domination, power is respectable. It is made respectable by a society which has only one concept: that you shall lead a moral life, which is a respectable life. You can be ambitious, you can be greedy, you can be violent, you can be competitive, you can be a ruthless human being, but society accepts it, because at the end of your ambition, you are either so called successful man with plenty of money, or a failure and therefore a frustrated human being. So social morality is immorality."
Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
12. "It's like a—like a video panel, you know that? Your face. I don't think you realize how much of what happens inside you that can be seen in your face.Maybe it was just me. I paid attention to you."
Author: Julio Alexi Genao
13. "I'll be a son of a bitch," Patrick said.Aidan could barely make his eyes move, forcing them from the papers onto him. "What?""I make a living, even life and death judgments, by reading peoples' body language, their raw reactions to situations. And I'd almos swear you've never seen those documents before.""Well," Aidan said, swallowing hard, calculating what fame and money had cost him. "I'd say you're damn good at your job, because I haven't."
Author: Laura Spinella
14. "Up to this point your life has pretty much sucked. You're not responsible for that. But you are responsible for what happens from here on."
Author: Nora Roberts
15. "The art of living your life has a lot to do with getting over loss. The less the past haunts you, the better."
Author: Richard Ford
16. "When you tend to another's dying embers, you find both warmth and an increase in the glow of your own fire."
Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
17. "You can't have a limited government if the family breaks down."
Author: Rick Santorum
18. "Yes, you may ask my name but only if you can tell me: are your thighs as fine as a fresh, crisp morning in early July?"
Author: Robert Clark
19. "He glanced at her. "You were the moon of my existence; your moods dictated the tides of my heart."The tides of her own heart surged at his words, even though his words were nothing but lies."
Author: Sherry Thomas

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I'd been in a vicious cycle and circle of people and couldn't see my way out. So I picked myself up one day about 15 years ago and moved where I didn't know anyone."
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