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1. "If you gave [Jerry] Falwell an enema he could be buried in a matchbox."
Author: Christopher Hitchens
2. "My capacity for happiness," he added, "you could fit into a matchbox without taking out the matches first"
Author: Douglas Adams
3. "Better to be a first-class matchbox than a second-class match."
Author: Haruki Murakami
4. "Longbottom causes devastation with the simplest spells. We'll be sending what's left of Finch-Fletchley up to the hospital wing in a matchbox."
Author: J.K. Rowling
5. "We talked about talking. (We had been interrupting Ms. Diz a lot). She said that when someone is talking, you listen with your ears.And save your questions for the end.Then you use your mouth.Even if you see something that is a miracle.Like a squirrel with a blue Matchbox car in his mouth.Which I saw yesterday.You are not allowed to jump up and scream, 'MS. DIZ I SEE A SQUIRREL WITH A MATCHBOX CAR IN HIS MOUTH OR MAYBE IT'S AN SUV!! I AM NOT KIDDING MS. DIZ!!"
Author: Katherine Applegate
6. "Win," Leo said, "you'll burn the house down, just after it's been rebuilt. Give me the bloody matchbox."She shook her head resolutely.Are we starting a new springtime ritual?" Leo demanded. "The annual burning-of-the-manse?" Come to your senses, Win."
Author: Lisa Kleypas
7. "Michael [Hutchence] is hands down one of the greatest frontmen in music. The style, the voice—all of it. Any way that I was ever influenced by him really comes down to small, pale imitations compared to the real thing. There is a fearlessness about him. Watching him at Wembley Stadium with 70,000 people, he looks as comfortable as if he were in his own living room. — Rob Thomas, Matchbox Twenty"
Author: Lori Majewski Jonathan Bernstein
8. "From behind her back, Sarah brought out a set of Matchbox cars, which she handed to Jonah."What's this for?" He asked."I just wanted you to have something to play with while you're here," she said. "Do you like them?"He stared at the box. "This is great! Dad . . . look." He held the box in the air."I see that. Did you say thanks?""Thank you, Miss Andrews.""You're welcome."As soon as Miles approached, Sarah stood again and greeted him with a kiss. "I was just kidding, you know. You look nice, too. I'm not used to seeing you wearing a jacket and tie in the middle of the afternoon." She fingered his lapel slightly. "I could get used to this.""Thank you, Miss Andrews," he said, mimicking his son."
Author: Nicholas Sparks
9. "Bouillabaisse is only good because cooked by the French, who, if they cared to try, could produce an excellent and nutritious substitute out of cigar stumps and empty matchboxes."
Author: Norman Douglas
10. "From the sky, everything looked fake. The buildings were doll houses. The cars were Matchbox racers. People scuttled about, but they weren't really people anymore. Their little lives meant absolutely nothing from this altitude."
Author: P.S. Baber
11. "I was taught that candles are like house cats - domesticated versions of something wild and dangerous. There's no way to know how much of that killer instinct lurks in the darkness. I used to think the house-burning paranoia was the result of some upper-middle-class fear regarding the potential destruction of a half-million-dollar Westchester house the size of a matchbox. But then I realized the fear stemmed from something far less complex: we're not used to fire. Candles are a staple of the Judaic existence and, like many suburban residents before us, we're pretty bad Jews."
Author: Sloane Crosley
12. "I wish I had a nickel for every song that I've left in the bathroom, written down on a matchbox, or just totally forgotten about."
Author: Tommy Shaw

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