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1. "Every time when you bring a smile on someone's face. It means that the lord is showering blessings on you."
Author: Adil Adam Memon
2. "Je vais vous dire un grand secret ... . N'attendez pas le Jugement dernier. Il a lieu tous les jours."
Author: Albert Camus
3. "People despite their struggles, flaws and faults are honestly the most beautiful creatures. We are wonderfully-broken pieces of art."
Author: Alexander Pyles
4. "I wish to be Providence myself, for I feel that the most beautiful, noblest, most sublime thing in the world, is to recompense and punish."
Author: Alexandre Dumas
5. "We make Rizal in our own image and likeness. Our image of Rizal is usually formed or deformed in school through numerous biographies with flattering titles."
Author: Ambeth R. Ocampo
6. "People shouldn't just talk about you, they should tell your tales."
Author: Amit Kalantri
7. "I'm awaiting a lover. I have to be rent and pulled apart and live according to the demons and the imagination in me. I'm restless. Things are calling me away. My hair is being pulled by the stars again."
Author: Anaïs Nin
8. "As time went by, it mattered less and less that in 1969 a rocket went from Florida to the moon and men walked there. Good men. People's dads. Those were only events, scattered in time. Draw them close, rub them between thumb and finger till they look like larvae, soften like silk, distend to knot, to weave. It takes a village to kill a child."
Author: Ann Marie MacDonald
9. "Well, well, well, well. If it isn't fat, stinking billygoat Billy-Boy in poison. How art thou, thy globby bottle of cheap, stinking chip-oil? Come and get one in the yarbles, if you have any yarbles, you eunuch jelly thou."
Author: Anthony Burgess
10. "Softly, he inhales and exhales as we kiss. He never stops kissing me; he simply continues to steal my breath, returning it to me only when he's infused it with his essence. Pure lust lives inside him. Every breath I take should come from his lungs."
Author: C.J. Roberts
11. "So quit asking everybody else questions, unless you're ready to answer some questions yourself."
Author: Carolee Dean
12. "My mistress used to say that you couldn't ever really be naked unless you wanted to be. She said: even if you've taken off every stitch of clothing, you still have your secrets, your history, your true name. It's quite difficult to be really naked. You have to work hard at it."
Author: Catherynne M. Valente
13. "In a utilitarian age, of all other times, it is a matter of grave importance that fairy tales should be respected."(Frauds on the Fairies, 1853)"
Author: Charles Dickens
14. "...that was Bud Caldwell's Rules and Things to Have a Funner LIfe and Make a Better Liar Out of Yourself Number 83...If a Adult Tells You Not to Worry, and You Weren't Worried Before, You Better Hurry Up and Start 'Cause You're Already Running Late."
Author: Christopher Paul Curtis
15. "Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future."
Author: Coco Chanel
16. "She laughed. "All right, all right. Still want to leave for San Francisco tomorrow?"Not unless you're in a hurry. Let's stick around awhile. This excitement has put us behind in our drinking."
Author: Dashiell Hammett
17. "Some of our parents were always on our side. Some of our parents chose to banish us rather than see us for who we were. And some of our parents, when they found out we were sick, stopped being dragons and became dragonslayers instead. Sometimes that's what it takes—the final battle. But it should take much, much less than that."
Author: David Levithan
18. "Los Angeles is an amazing city to live in, but the traffic is unbelievable. It's overwhelming at times. It's the source of a lot of frustration."
Author: David Sutcliffe
19. "I've never liked having like a set kind of schedule of training. Even when I was doing guitar lessons, I never used to practice."
Author: Dean Geyer
20. "De lui-même, en lui-même, comme ensemble de croyances, comme méthode d'analyse, l'orientalisme ne peut se développer. En fait, il est par sa doctrine l'antithèse du développement, son argument central est le mythe du développement interrompu des Sémites. De cette matrice sortent d'autres mythes, chacun montrant le Sémite comme le contraire de l'Occidental et la victime, irrémédiablement, de ses propres faiblesses. Par tout un enchaînement de circonstances, le mythe sémitique a bifurqué dans le mouvement sioniste ; l'un des Sémites a suivi la voie de l'orientalisme, l'autre, l'Arabe, a été forcé de suivre celle de l'Oriental."
Author: Edward W. Said
21. "For what angry God arching backward over the world. his anus spitting fire, the fetid breath of his mouth propelling blood-colored clouds, his navel full of burnt pitch and singed feathers, have we given our eyes, our teeth, our eyeglasses, bales of our our hair, and the magic of our worthless gold?"
Author: Erica Jong
22. "A poem doesn't come out and tell you what it has to say. It circles back on itself, eating its own tail and making you guess what it means."
Author: Franny Billingsley
23. "One must always maintain one's connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it."
Author: Gaston Bachelard
24. "Just as smiles often follow tears, the sun rose full and bright on the morning.."
Author: Georgina Grey
25. "My swimming cap was really sprouting leaks these days. The thing is, you could patch over the holes, but it would never be the same. Like my love life."
Author: Helen Salter
26. "It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen."
Author: Herodotus
27. "Vienigi uz skatuves balerinam un makslas vingrotajam miesa nav miesa, bet dveseles forma."
Author: Imants Ziedonis
28. "Believe it; 25 years from now or less, you will be voted for or appointed by the actions you are taking today! Guess what the vote will mean. Will it be an election for you to occupy the edifice of failure or to be the administrator in the kingdom of success? Rise up and optimize your potentials!"
Author: Israelmore Ayivor
29. "There it is; the light across the water. Your story. Mine. His. It has to be seen to be believed. And it has to be heard. In the endless babble of narrative, in spite of the daily noise, the story waits to be heard.Some people say that the best stories have no words. They weren't brought up to Lighthousekeeping. It is true that words drop away, and that the important things are often left unsaid. The important things are learned in faces, in gestures, not in our locked tongues. The true things are too big or too small, or in any case is always the wrong size to fit in the template called language."
Author: Jeanette Winterson
30. "I see the insipid flesh blossoming and palpitating with abandon."
Author: Jean Paul Sartre
31. "Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually."
Author: Jimi Hendrix
32. "Perhaps the hardest lesson to learn is not to be attached to the results of your actions."
Author: Joan Borysenko
33. "The Carmel is a lovely little river. It isn't very long but in its course it has everything a river should have. It ... tumbles down a while, runs through shallows, ... crackles among round boulders, wanders lazily under sycamores, spills into pools where trout live ... In the winter, it becomes a torrent, ... and in the summer it is a place for children to wade in and for fishermen to wander in."
Author: John Steinbeck
34. "From a moral point of view, there is no excuse for terrorist acts, regardless of the motive or the situation under which they are carried out."
Author: Jurgen Habermas
35. "Ras Tiegans fried everything, from grasshoppers to pickles to hunks of curried dog."
Author: Kameron Hurley
36. "Unforgiveness,splinter in your breastbone, lives there lodged like a small tree.Withers in winter, looms in spring. Its fruit is sweet on first bite, then turns into the taste of your own flesh."
Author: Katerina Stoykova Klemer
37. "I've tried to start my kids on 'Doctor Who,' but they're just not there yet. Someone had given me these TARDIS stick-em notes, so I gave them to Tucker, and he finally put them all over his locker. I'm like, 'You're the coolest fifth grader, ever!'"
Author: Kristian Bush
38. "Almsgiving is a major tenet of Islam. It's also a kick in the pants of the highest order. Nothing is as cool as skimming off a couple of hundred thousand from some multinational corporation and handing it out to random strangers. Or writing a harmless little virus that makes credit counters "forget" to send a surcharge back to the bank after each purchase. Oh, sure, technically I'm supposed to give away my own money, but whatever. I'm sure Allah gets the spirit of what I'm doing here."
Author: Lyda Morehouse
39. "Peter erred in life and in doctrine. Paul might have dismissed Peter's error as a matter of no consequence. But Paul saw that Peter's error would lead to the damage of the whole Church unless it were corrected. Therefore he withstood Peter to his face. The Church, Peter, the apostles, angels from heaven, are not to be heard unless they teach the genuine Word of God."
Author: Martin Luther
40. "Anything that smiles often needs to be reminded that the world is a cruel, dark place."
Author: Matthew Inman
41. "India-Seychelles relations have been characterized by close friendship, understanding and cooperation."
Author: Pratibha Patil
42. "Shoving aside fear and self-doubt, I met his eyes, aiming for absolute confidence in both my stance and my voice. "My father taught me to disarm my opponent at all costs—regardless of his choice of weapon," I said, glancing pointedly at his groin."Are you threatening me?""Damn right. Lay one hand on me and you'll never stand to pee again."His eyes darkened, and his laugh sounded forced. "You're very funny, gatita.""I'm glad you think so. I've always considered my sense of humor to be largely under-appreciated, so it's nice to finally meet a fan."
Author: Rachel Vincent
43. "Those distinct substances, which concretes generally either afford, or are made up of, may, without very much inconvenience, be called the elements or principles of them."
Author: Robert Boyle
44. "I feel like I have been totally blessed with everything that I have done."
Author: Ruben Studdard
45. "History resembles a guest list in that sense of the invited and the gatecrashers: the people for whom we have been waiting, and those whose presence takes us unawares."
Author: Sarah Churchwell
46. "Here's to responsibility," he toasted. "Twice a week.""And recklessness every day in between," I emphasized.He grinned and touched his can to mine."
Author: Stephenie Meyer
47. "Stronger than rage, astonishment, contempt, the pleasurable sense that at last she had slapped Frederick's face, the less pleasurable surmise that his slap back would be longer-lasting; stronger even than the desire to see Minna was her feeling that of all things, all people, she most at this moment wished to see Ingelbrecht, and the sturdy assurance that she would find in him everything that she expected. If she had gone up the stairs in the rue de la Carabine on her knees, she could not have ascended with a more zealotical faith that there would be healing at the top; and when he opened the door to her, enquiring politely if her errands had gone well she replied with enthusiasm, "Perfectly. My husband--it was he I went to see--has just threatened to cut me off with a penny.""A lock-out," said Ingelbrecht. "Very natural. It is a symptom of capitalistic anxiety. I suppose he has always been afraid of you."She nodded, and her lips curved in a grin of satisfaction."
Author: Sylvia Townsend Warner
48. "Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder."
Author: Thomas Aquinas
49. "I tried being a mechanic and I tried catering, but I realized I had even less aptitude for semi-skilled labour than for academic work."
Author: Toby Young
50. "I once tried thinking for an entire day, but I found it less valuable than one moment of study."
Author: Xun Zi

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My wish has always been to write my own story, to create a life that's worth writing about. But is a story worth anything at all if I have no one to tell it to?"
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