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1. "Therefore, I think that in the celebration of the 50 years of the present reign, there must be research on the changes that the country has undergone, and in the future, it could be used as a lesson for our future actions."
Author: Bhumibol Adulyadej
2. "If artificial selection can make such major changes in so short a period of time, what must natural selection, working over billions of years, be capable of? The answer is all the beauty and diversity of the biological world. Evolution is a fact, not a theory. That the mechanism of evolution"
Author: Carl Sagan
3. "What do we measure when we measure time? The gloomy answer from Hawking, one of our most implacably cheerful scientists, is that we measure entropy. We measure changes and those changes are all for the worse. We measure increasing disorder. Life is hard, says science, and constancy is the greatest of miracles."
Author: David Quammen
4. "Basically, if the mind stays in the present, it's impossible to worry. Upon careful consideration, it becomes clear that human beings are capable of worrying only about an event that has already transpired or one that may take place in the future (although the occurrence might have just happened or may be about to happen in the next instant). The present moment contains no time or space for worry."
Author: H.E. Davey
5. "When you cease to blame your spous eand own the problem as yours, you are then empowered to make changes to solve your problem."
Author: Henry Cloud
6. "...But something worse can happen to the person who is betrayed.""What? What could possibly happen to me that is worse?"The older man stared at the younger, and then said pityingly, "You may learn treachery from it."
Author: Jane Jakeman
7. "I have a confession: I'm not a man of simplicity. I spent my entire early career making complex stuff. Lots of complex stuff."
Author: John Maeda
8. "Sex is natural." He trailed one finger down the valley between her breasts to her navel, making her stomach muscles jitter in response. "And fucking beautiful." His clear blue eyes held hers. "Now, forget everything else," he said, "And Get. On. That. Bed."
Author: Kitty French
9. "Some of the males rose from the table then, making noise about a rugby rematch. MacRieve tensed, but didn't join them.When a couple of the men said things in Gaelic, their tones taunting, she asked, "Are they trash-talking you?""Oh, aye. According to them, I'm the veriest pussy. Already mate-whipped."
Author: Kresley Cole
10. "Revision means throwing out the boring crap and making what's left sound natural."
Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
11. "I was hedging. I had no idea about what would happen if I told him something about the future.Like that Siena would face a plague within a few years. And that Florence would eventually rule them.What would happen if I let such things slip? All sorts of time/space continuum stuff might come crashing down. Or maybe it wouldn't.I should've watched more Star Trek as a kid."
Author: Lisa Tawn Bergren
12. "In ordinary life, the action of a third party does not free the contractor from an obligation; but the advantage of making a contract with heaven is that intentions are valid currency."
Author: Machado De Assis
13. "Even from the simplest, the most realistic point of view, the countrieswhich we long for occupy, at any given moment, a far larger place in our actual life than the country in which we happen to be."
Author: Marcel Proust
14. "Congress must also enact pro-growth policies that encourage the economy to expand: like making tax relief permanent and repealing the death tax."
Author: Michael Steele
15. "John is a cottage industry in Baltimore and the city opens its doors for him whenever he is making a new film."
Author: Mink Stole
16. "That's the thing of it—the really petty thing of it—I can't help but feel like this wasn't supposed to happen to me. I've never worried about finding a guy.In sixth grade, I dated the nicest cute boy in class. We talked on the phone twice over six months and held hands at an afternoon showing of Superman III. I always had a date, the right date, for every dance. I fell in love for the first time in the 10th grade with the guy I was supposed to fall in love with. I broke up with him after a year, and that was supposed to happen, too.I was pretty sure I would never have to worry about finding the right guy. Ithought it would happen for me the way it happened for my parents and for my grandparents. They got to the right age, they found the right person, they got married, they had kids."
Author: Rainbow Rowell
17. "You tell them one real thing and then the doctor thinks he knows you. He starts getting arrogant and overfamiliar, making insulting suggestions left and right. You have to protest constantly just to set the record straight. Finally he makes offensive assumptions and throws them in your face. A stranger in a bar could do the same…"
Author: Sarah Schulman
18. "Energy is neither created nor destroyed. It just changes shape."
Author: Sheri Reynolds
19. "One can observe that such changes in the breath are the direct result of your reaction to thoughts. If you can simply dismiss the thoughts by giving them no value then the breathing will find its own medium and become subtle."
Author: Stephen Richards
20. "The right-wing just loves making a big entrance."
Author: Steven Weber
21. "Things do not grow better; they remain as they are. It is we who grow better, by the changes we make in ourselves."
Author: Swami Vivekananda
22. "Every man that ever lived craved perfect happiness, the detective poignantly reflected. But how can we have it when we know we're going to die? Each joy was clouded by the knowledge it would end. And so nature had implanted in us a desire for something unattainable? No. It couldn't be. It makes no sense. Every other striving implanted by nature had a corresponding object that wasn't a phantom. Why this exception? the detective reasoned. It was nature making hunger when there wasn't any food. We continue. We go on. Thus death proved life."
Author: William Peter Blatty
23. "Your generation is so cynical. You should try to help every individual person you meet, Ari, as a reflex, without thinking." Ari put his head on the steering wheel. "Here we find a fundamental weakness of the Christ doctrine," the Minister declared, making that wise and relatable face that had always been such a success in his television lectures. "It troubles itself too much with conscience, rationale, and so on. Now, I myself am a student of human nature. I observe all faiths, and draw my own conclusions. For example, a Christian sees a tramp in the street, he begins agonizing. Should I give him the money in my pocket? What if he uses it for drink? What if he wastes it? What if there's someone else who needs it more? What if I need it more? And so on. The Jews, the Muslims—they see a tramp, they give him money, they walk on. The action is its own justification."
Author: Zadie Smith

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My grandfather had been on the New York City force with his 11 brothers around the turn of the century. He was killed in the line of duty. My father, who was 16, was the oldest son, so he had to quit school and go to work to support his mother."
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