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1. "I wasn't going to play by her rules. I was going to change them myself." -Avalin Marsh"Sometimes you have to look through someone else's eyes to see the best things about yourself." -Albert Huntington"It's worth a shot, it's always worth a shot. Even if it's your very last bullet." -Lyle McCormick"I was always the invisible one, Avalin. It was you who made sure I was seen." -Prajna Sarasvati"Let's hope we can subdue her before it comes to methods that involve injecting people with pointy things, yes?" -Madeline Gray"
Author: A.L. Collins
2. "I'm getting a girlfriend soon," said Michael in a serious tone, and everyone laughed."You've got plenty of time for that, kiddo," said his father. "No need to rush.""Well, I don't want a boyfriend, Daddy," said Madeline. "Boys are dirty, and they make a mess when they eat.""I'd imagine the six-year-old ones would." Xavier chuckled. "But don't worry, they get better at it."
Author: Alexandra Adornetto
3. "You need other people, Madeline. There's a great freedom in knowing that. And accepting that. And letting people in. Letting them help you."
Author: Blake Nelson
4. "I'm," he swallowed thickly, unsure of why he wanted-no needed to explain hisbehavior to her. "I am not comfortable amongst the ton. I'm a solitary person, I keep my own counsel, and prefer to do so.""You're lonely."He stopped then, shocked by her words, by her perception of him. He'd madehimself vulnerable, let himself weaken as her soft body melded with his. She saw too much, knew too much."This," he said, his voice cracking with desire, with the pain of what he knew he must do. "I can't….""Just let me in," she whispered."I'm afraid you would not like what you see.""Trust me," she said, her tempting mouth only inches away from his.-Blaine and Madeline."
Author: Charlotte Featherstone
5. "It was watching Madeline Alby eat cheese with every ounce of her being, like it was the first and best time, that made him realize that he had never really tasted cheese, or crackers, or life. And he didn't want his daughter to live that way. He'd moved her into her own room the night before...He hadn't slept well, and had gotten up five times during the night to check on her, only to find her sleeping peacefully, but he could lose a little sleep if Sophie could go through life without his fears and limitations. He wanted her to experience all the glorious cheese of life."
Author: Christopher Moore
6. "Madeline knew how that was. So many people had ideas of what you should and shouldn't do, but in the end you had to decide for yourself."
Author: Ellen Airgood
7. "Apartments in Crosscut weren't just depressing. They were wrist-slittingly bleak, and not quite as cheap as Madeline had imagined."
Author: Ellen Airgood
8. "Madeline, my wife, never used to wear a watch. She does now, I am told. For a long time, in a very inexact way, I had kept time for her. There was the time before we were married and the time after. There was the time before I was hospitalised and the time after. There was the time she needed me and the time after. And there is now."
Author: Elliot Perlman
9. "And Garrison...""Yeah, Maddie?""Well," Madeline said with cheeks red as a beet, "since we're leaving tomorrow, since it's all ending,and way may not be in touch gain, or at least not often...I want to tell you...that I think you're..."Madeline suddenly stopped. She could not quite bring herself to say what she wanted to,Instead she simply stared at Garrison,Her heart aflutter and her palms sweating.In her Mind she was screaming it but her lips just wouldn't move."i think you're...too..." Garrison said with a wink."
Author: Gitty Daneshvari
10. "Madeline began hearing people saying "Derrida". She heard them saying "Lyotard" and "Foucault" and "Deleuze" and "Baudrillard". That most of these people were those she instinctually disapproved of- upper-middle-class kids who wore Doc Martens and anarchist symbols- made Madeline dubious about the value of their enthusiasm."
Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
11. "To her surprise, Madeleine found herself contemplating this proposal. Why not tell her parents everything, curl up in the backseat of the car, and let them take her home? She could move into her old bedroom, with the sleigh bed and the Madeline wallpaper. She could become a spinster, like Emily Dickinson, writing poems full of dashes and brilliance, and never gaining weight."
Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
12. "You," Madeline said, her voice hollow and wheezing, "are like a bad case of herpes, wizard. You're inconvenient, embarassing, no real threat, and you simply will not go away."
Author: Jim Butcher
13. "C. On that cloudless Saturday morning, Madeline wakes up and sees Jonathan lying beside her, then decides that she's probably going to end up loving him forever."
Author: Joe Meno
14. "Madeline decides Jonathan is an immature, selfish asshole and that she is never talking to him again."
Author: Joe Meno
15. "I told her that I could not marry her, because…because I was in love with you." For a long time Madeline sat in her chair, immobile, listening only to the sound of her blood pounding in her ears. She stared blankly at Adam. "You can't be." He bowed his head. "You can't possibly love me. I'm nothing.""You're not nothing. You're everything."
Author: Julianne MacLean
16. "Justin: "Say hi to Paul Thompson for me," he added.Madeline: "Garrlgh," I gagged. The corner of his lips curled up.Justin: "What was that?"Madeline: "That was vomit creeping up the back of my mouth when you mentioned Paul's name."
Author: Katie Kacvinsky
17. "Justin: "Girls like compliments, don't they?" Madeline: "I think everyone does if it's sincere. Not just girls."
Author: Katie Kacvinsky
18. "To Madeline, This subtle second selfSheaf of meCan do more than you ever could.Like you, it can leaveAnd goSomewhere else.The night splits me in two.I disconnect —To sink, to fall, to flyAnd rageForeverAnd alwaysWithout you"
Author: Kelly Creagh
19. "Love me?" Madeline asked with a faint smile. "It used to be love." He brushed his lips over her closed eyelids. "Now there's no word for it." "You once told me that you thought love was a weakness." "I was wrong," he whispered, kissing the corners of her mouth. "I've discovered it's my only strength."
Author: Lisa Kleypas
20. "I've needed someone like you for a long time. Now that I have you, no one is going to take you from me.Logan to Madeline"
Author: Lisa Kleypas
21. "Rest," Logan said. "Both of you." His caressing gaze moved over his wife and infant daughter."I'll watch over you.""Love me?" Madeline asked with a faint smile, and yawned again."It used to be love." He brushed his lips over her closed eyelids. "Now there's no word for it.""You once told me that you thought love was a weakness.""I was wrong," he whispered, kissing the corners of her mouth. "I've discovered it's my onlystrength."Madeline fell asleep with a smile still on her lips, her hand curled around his."
Author: Lisa Kleypas
22. "He doesn't prefer your kind. There are men with certain appetites that can be fulfilled only by very skilled women, and you...' She paused and viewed Madeline critically. 'Something tells me that your repertoire is extremely limited.''I don't even have a repertoire,' Madeline said gloomily."
Author: Lisa Kleypas
23. "In an old house in Paris that was covered with vinesLived twelve little girls in two straight linesIn two straight lines they broke their breadAnd brushed their teeth and went to bed.They left the house at half past nineIn two straight lines in rain or shine-The smallest one was Madeline."
Author: Ludwig Bemelmans
24. "Octave staggered to his feet, his stick swinging back to point toward Nicholas. He felt a wave of heat and saw spellfire crackle along the length of polished wood, preparing itself for another explosive burst. Crack was moving toward Octave, but Madeline shouted, "Get back!"Nicholas ducked, as a shot exploded behind him. Octave fell backward on the carpet and the blue lightning flared once and vanished with a sharp crackle.Nicholas looked at Madeline. She stepped forward, holding a small double-action revolver carefully and frowning down at the corpse. He said, "I wondered what you were waiting for.""You were in my line of fire, dear," she said, preoccupied. "But look."
Author: Martha Wells
25. "I told my agent which women I aspire to have a career like: Frances McDormand, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney and Emma Thompson - character actresses who have something to say. I also said that I loved Madeline Kahn and Jessica Lange."
Author: Rachael Harris

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I disregard the proportions, the measures, the tempo of the ordinary world. I refuse to live in the ordinary world as ordinary women. To enter ordinary relationships. I want ecstasy. I am a neurotic — in the sense that I live in my world. I will not adjust myself to the world. I am adjusted to myself."
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