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1. "Yet the Narrator's quest is not only for his own identity and vocation. He seeks an understanding of art, sexuality and worldly and political affairs: he is a snoop and a voyeur; he comments and classifies; his taxonomic impulse makes the novel appear to be a vast compendium, replete with burrowing wasps and bedsteads, military strategies, stereoscopes, asparagus and aeroplanes."
Author: Adam A. Watt
2. "Nobody in this building asked to be born. You didn't ask to be you, bro. I didn't ask to be me. I didn't ask to have this skin. I didn't ask to be who I was, bro. Nobody in here asked that. ... You didn't ask for that. You didn't ask to live where you live or anything. So when you see people, forgive them and accept, you feel me? You gotta open your mind and say, man, nobody asked to be born. Life is hard, kinda."
Author: Brandon McCartney
3. "Postmodernism has turned into this devil's vortex where no matter what you do, your neck will be turned and your face shoved into a foreign example, and worse, no matter what you say, despite the context, it will be considered a postmodern device. That's the danger of postmodernism: it poses itself as something that can't be trumped, something you can't escape. It continually mocks your efforts for the sake of its name. I know even this will be seen as another postmodern bullet, and no matter what I say, critics and readers will be locked into how to lock me in."
Author: Brian Celio
4. "Come from the heart, the true heart, not the head. When in doubt, choose the heart. This does not mean to deny your own experiences and that which you have empirically learned through the years. It means to trust your self to integrate intuition and experience. There is a balance, a harmony to be nurtured, between the head and the heart. When the intuition rings clear and true, loving impulses are favored."
Author: Brian L. Weiss
5. "Do not fall in love with people like me. I will take you to museums, and parks, and monuments, and kiss you in every beautiful place, so that you can never go back to them without tasting me like blood in your mouth.I will destroy you in the most beautiful way possible. And when I leave you will finally understand, why storms are named after people."
Author: Caitlyn Siehl
6. "Picture-perfect, state-of-the-art vaginas lengthened using sections of colon, self-cleaning and lubricated with its own mucosa. Sensate clitorises made by cropping and rerouting bits of the glans penis. The Cadillac of vaginoplasty. Some of these Cadillacs turn out so succesful that the flood of colon mucosa means wearing a maxipad every day."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
7. "There is great nobility in ordinary people. The world disappoints us all, and the ways we change our own stories to survive that disappointment are beautiful and tragic and hilarious. On balance, I find much more to admire about humanity than to despise."
Author: Daniel Abraham
8. "If I had my child to raise all over again,I'd finger paint more, and point the finger less.I'd do less correcting, and more connecting.I'd take my eyes off my watch, and watch with my eyes.I would care to know less, and know to care more.I'd take more hikes and fly more kites.I'd stop playing serious, and seriously play.I'd run through more fields, and gaze at more stars.I'd do more hugging, and less tugging.I would be firm less often, and affirm much more.I'd build self esteem first, and the house later.I'd teach less about the love of power, and more about the power of love."
Author: Diane Loomans
9. "I'm so embarrassed by that album. I don't even own it myself."
Author: Edward Furlong
10. "I'm not through with you yet. Are you prepared to accept your punishment?"I nodded reluctantly. I wasn't sure what a vampire's punishment might be. But I was ready to find out."I sentence you to a thousand kisses," he said. "Can I begin now?"
Author: Ellen Schreiber
11. "This life is long rather than short only when we start feeling, loving and missing someone...."
Author: Fawad
12. "Seasoning one's claims with self-irony and modesty, cultivating a tolerance for moral ambiguity, periodically practicing normative reticence, building up a resistance to the pleasure of purity, minding your own business, doing what you can to forget to wreak vengeance, defending negative freedom even if there is no such thing, and playing around are the best you can do. But that's quite a lot."
Author: Jane Bennett
13. "What others are doing or accomplishing is irrelevant to your growth."
Author: Janet Gallagher Nestor
14. "And you? Now that I have discovered you? Beautiful, dangerous, unleashed. Still I try to hold you, knowing that your body is faced with knives."
Author: Jeanette Winterson
15. "It is in your self-interest to find a way to be very tender."
Author: Jenny Holzer
16. "He who lets the world, or his own portion of it, choose his plan of life for him, has no need of any other faculty than the ape-like one of imitation. He who chooses his plan for himself, employs all his faculties."
Author: John Stuart Mill
17. "It is with obedience to your call that I take up the burden of government leadership for the final time."
Author: Kamisese Mara
18. "So… what? You want me to sign my name in blood or something?""Hmmm," he said, tapping his finger against his cheek as he looked at the ceiling — the epitome of an overly dramatic thinker.I rolled my eyes."Why don't we just seal it with a kiss?" he suggested, as if the thought of it didn't gnaw at my intestines."Is there a Door Number Two?""Well, I could stay at your side every second until Nergal is dead," he answered. "And before you ask, there is no Door Number Three."
Author: L.J. Kentowski
19. "I'm not your boyfriend!" I snapped, trying to gently move her hands away from my body."How can you say that?" Sara asked in horror."It's shockingly effortless," I replied. "My vocal chords vibrate, and my mouth and tongue articulate. I can even do it without thinking." I had to remind myself to stay calm, and sarcasm was the best way to do that."When are you going to give me a key to your house so I don't have to knock like some guest?" Sara asked, coming at me again.I backed away. "How about never? Is never good for you?"Sara, undeterred, said, "You're the reason I go to therapy on Fridays.""The plot thickens!" Gabby exclaimed for comedic relief."
Author: Laura Kreitzer
20. "I'll tell you, I'm loving everything Betty White's doing. She's 90!"
Author: Marla Gibbs
21. "I am putting out the brown suit, sir.''No, I think I'll wear the blue with the faint red stripe.''Not the blue with the faint red stripe, sir.''But I rather fancy myself in it.''Not the blue with the faint red stripe, sir.''Oh, all right, have it your own way.''Very good, sir. Thank you, sir."
Author: P.G. Wodehouse
22. "I'm not following anybody's tracks, I'm making my own baby."
Author: Picabo Street
23. "There's a manner of speaking you use while lawyering. A manner as affected and rife with artifice as your average campaign speech, with a similar fear of offending."
Author: Sergio De La Pava
24. "Remember Arikos the key to humanity is simple. Live your life with purpose. They humans need goals to strive for. All of Trieg's have been taken from him by his enemies so we need to replace them with new ones that matter to him. Without goals humanity is lost and a single man can't function. Acheron had been wrong about one thing. without goals everyone was lost. Even the gods."
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
25. "Armed with positive thoughts, it becomes easier to focus on your goals, while the opposite also holds true."
Author: Stephen Richards
26. "When you're moving in the positive, your destination is the brightest star."
Author: Stevie Wonder
27. "What is "grace"? It is God's own life, shared by us. God's life is love. Deus caritas est. By grace we are able to share in the infinitely selfless love of Him Who is such pure actuality that He needs nothing and therefore cannot conceivably exploit anything for selfish ends. Indeed, outside of Him there is nothing, and whatever exists exists by His free gift of its being, so that one of the notions that is absolutely contradictory to the perfection of God is selfishness."
Author: Thomas Merton
28. "To cultivate your own happiness, remember the words of venerated Rabbi Yeruchom Levovitz: "A truly happy person does not allow his happiness to be dependent on any external factor over which he may not have control."
Author: Will Bowen
29. "But you didn't lose touch with a place when it wasn't there any more, you didn't lose touch with yourself as you were when you were part of it, with your childhood, with your simplicity then."
Author: William Trevor

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