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1. "You know you're closest to Heaven in your life, when Hell throws everything it has to try and stop you from reaching your dreams."
Author: A.M. Sawyer
2. "In order to dance professionally, you have to start at a young age. No matter what, your muscle structure and your bones have to be groomed from a very young age. Nobody wakes up at 17 and decides to become a ballet dancer."
Author: Amanda Schull
3. "Fame and success and titles stay with you, but they wear out eventually. In the end, all that you are left with is your character."
Author: Ana Ivanovic
4. "I melt and swell at the moment of landing when one wheel thuds on the runway but the plane leans to one side and hangs in the decision to right itself or roll. For this moment, nothing matters. Look up into the stars and you're gone. Not your luggage. Nothing matters. Not your bad breath. The windows are dark outside and the turbine engines roar backward. The cabin hangs at the wrong angle under the roar of the turbines, and you will never have to file another expense account claim. Receipt required for items over twenty-five dollars. You will never have to get another haircut. A thud, and the second wheel hits the tarmac. The staccato of a hundred seat-belt buckles snapping open, and the single-use friend you almost died sitting next to says: I hope you make your connection. Yeah, me too. And this is how long your moment lasted. And life goes on."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
5. "You can't forget how important coming together is, whether it be a mom and a son, a dad and a daughter, whether the family be ten people, or twenty people, or a million people. Dinnertime is the perfect time for that. Dinnertime is the perfect time when you can sit down, you can offer thanks to your kids for making you laugh, or to your parents for supporting you, or to a god for looking out for you, or to whomever you want. You can just close your eyes and open them again and realize that you have the opportunity everyday to change your life, or change someone else's. Dinnertime is a great time to think about that. ~ Dillon, age 22 From Dinnertimes: Stories of American Life, 1912 to 2012"
Author: Deborah L. Halliday
6. "Kate slid to her knees, pulling the child's head to her breast, her mouth in its hair. "Pippa. Pippa, we're awful fools. What Father means is that truly nothing we have ever done can harm us, and Mr. Crawford has mixed us up with someone else. But you know what unstable-looking parents you have. He doesn't believe us, but he says he'll believe you. It's not very flattering," said Kate, looking at her daughter with bright eyes, "but you seem to be the one in the family with an honest sort of face, and your father and I must just be thankful for it. Go over to him, darling. I'll be behind you. And just speak," she said with an edge like a razor. "Just speak as you would to the dog."
Author: Dorothy Dunnett
7. "You can either read something many times in order to be assured that you got it all, or else you can define your purpose and use techniques which will assure that you have met it and gotten what you need."
Author: E. F. Schumacher
8. "All day long you sit and sew,Stitch life down for fear it grow,Stitch life down for fear we guessAt the hidden ugliness.Dusty voice that throbs with heat,Hoping with your steel-thin beatTo put stitches in my mind,Make it tidy, make it kind,You shall not: I'll keep it freeThough you turn earth, sky and seaTo a patchwork quilt to keepYour mind snug and warm in sleep!"
Author: Edith Sitwell
9. "You get the benefit of the doubt because according to the Eternal Sun gossip committee, you're good as gold. They better be right, or I'll stick my boot up your ass so far it'll set up residency in your throat."
Author: Elle Aycart
10. "You go to bed different... tossing and turning is the norm... you wake to a sunny day but clouds follow you wherever you go. You wonder if you are strong enough to climb out of the depression you are living in and your prayers to God seem empty because you are sooo very tired of telling him the same thing over and over again..... if we are really being real... there may even be moments after impact you forget how to pray... maybe you don't even want to."
Author: Erica Stone
11. "Isn't everything alive already in your blood?"
Author: Friedrich Hölderlin
12. "One should use well a mouth for someone will remember your words and the manner they were spoken. One should pose well in a body for someone will remember your image and how you carried it. One should serve well for someone will recall the kindness and spread it among humanity."
Author: Gloria D. Gonsalves
13. "Few approach Nick the rest of the night, I am the only one brave enough to take him his specially made tea. "Thank you", he said barely glancing up at me."You're welcome", I said waiting for him to look up at me but he won't. I have to force myself to say something before the doubt takes me over. " That guy was wrong, but you should have ignored her to begin with. She would have been humiliated enough by that alone. Your ego got in the way of your judgment." I said before walking away proudly."
Author: Jennifer Loren
14. "As a standup comedian, you have to develop a sense of fearlessness. It's really important for your livelihood and your well-being. And if you don't do that, you're going to fail; you're never going to be able to stand up on the cliff and jump off."
Author: John DiMaggio
15. "Oh." He sat in confused silence for a few seconds. "Can I ask you a very serious question?""I rather you didn't," I said.He stared straight into my eyes. "If you were an animal, what animal would you be?"WAIT, WHAT? "Wait, what?""It's a classic icebreaker.""If I were an ANIMAL...?"He faked a sigh and checked an imaginary watch. "Your inability to answer the question doesn't bode well for-""I refuse to answer that," I said. "On the grounds that it's probably the stupidest thing I've ever been asked."He stared at me, frowning. "I hear your subconscious saying MONKEY."
Author: Katie Alender
16. "Im a vegetarian," Luce said. She was glancing around the tables , looking for two people in particular. Daniel and Cam. She'd just feel more at ease is she knew where they were so she could go about having her luch pretending that she didn't see either one of them. But so far no sightings. "Vegetarian, huh?" Arriane pursed her lips. "Hippie parents or your own meager attempt at rebellion?""Uh, neither. I just dont-""Like meat?" Arriane steered Luce's shoulders nintey degrees so that she was looking directly at Daniel, sitting at a table across the room. Luce let out a long exhale. There he was."Now, does that go for all meat?" Arriane sang loudly. "Like you wouldn't sink your teeth into him?" - Fallen"
Author: Lauren Kate
17. "But don't forget who you really are. And I'm not talking about your so-called real name. All names are made up by someone else, even the one your parents gave you. You know who you really are. When you're alone at night, looking up at the stars, or maybe lying in your bed in total darkness, you know that nameless person inside you...Your muscles will toughen. So will your heart and soul. That's necessary for survival. But don't lose touch with that person deep inside you, or else you won't really have survived at all."
Author: Louis Sachar
18. "If you write, one of the questions you're always trying to answer is, Where do you get your ideas? And, if you write, you know how pointless a question this is and how difficult it is to answer."
Author: Lynn Abbey
19. "Presentation skills are key. People who work for you represent your brand. You want them to present themselves - and represent you - in a certain way."
Author: Marc Benioff
20. "Planting a flower's like opening a book, because either way you're starting something. And your garden's your library."
Author: Nora Roberts
21. "Drink this.""Um, how ‘bout no," I replied, staring at the dark green contents. Whatever the liquid was, it smelled like pine trees and dirt, and seeing how this woman was Izzy's mom, I figured it was poisoned.But Aislinn just shrugged. "Don't, then. No skin off my nose if your head hurts.""It's okay," Mom said, never taking her eyes off Aislinn. "It'll make you feel better.""By making me dead?" I asked. "I mean, I'm sure that would make my headache go away, but that's a heck of a side effect.""Sophie," Mom murmured, a warning tone in her voice.But Aislinn just regarded me shrewdly, a tiny smile playing on her lips. "She's got a mouth on her, that's for sure," she said. Her eyes flicked to Mom. "Must've gotten that from him. You were always quiet."
Author: Rachel Hawkins
22. "Also at the top of the list was my three day appearance on 'Press Your Luck'. In addition to the intense competition of each of those games, it slowly started to dawn on me in the minutes between tapings that I was winning some serious money."
Author: Randy West
23. "Faithful servants never retire. You can retire from your career, but you will never retire from serving God."
Author: Rick Warren
24. "But anyone who has been that young knows that the great grief of love is that your body feels the most when it knows the least."
Author: Sarah Dunant
25. "So I thought your mother and sister might have some insights to share. After all, your mother had five kids and– (Livia)Stop! I don't even want to think about my mother having sex with my father. I know for a fact that she was artificially inseminated and he never touched her. Grandpa Zamir told me so and I believe him. (Adron)That's not what she says. (Livia)Am I not in enough pain that you'd torture me with this shit on top of it? What did I ever do to you to make you want to kill me? (Adron)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
26. "Young people have got to start their own theaters, really. All good theater is a kind of mom-and-pop operation. Start your own theater."
Author: Terrence McNally
27. "I get letters that say ‘Stop being evil to Harry or we'll go to Hogwarts and kick your butt. Some fans are so weird. One changed his name legally to Lucius Malfoy and wanted to adopt me."
Author: Tom Felton
28. "Real success starts with discovering the reason you have your unique life, with all its trials and circumstances—why you were gifted with it, and what you need to do with it."
Author: Wanda Krause
29. "TO A CHILD, BEHELD IN SUMMER RAIMENTLittle girl, one lesser garmentwill suffice to clothe your crotch,Hide that undiscovered cavernWhere old Time will wind his watch."
Author: William Gaddis

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