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1. "I was at the tail end of the family. The next brother along was already seven years older than me. I remember growing up by myself, playing games by myself."
Author: Ali Smith
2. "[I]t was in the pairs that the prisoners kept alive the semblance of humanity concluded Elmer Luchterhand, a sociologist at Yale who interviewed fifty-two concentration camp survivors shortly after liberation.Pairs stole food and clothing for each other, exchanged small gifts and planned for the future. If one member of a pair fainted from hunger in front of an SS officer, the other would prop him up.Survival . . . could only be a social achievement, not an individual accident, wrote Eugene Weinstock, a Belgian resistance fighter and Hungarian-born Jew who was sent to Buchenwald in 1943.Finally the death of one member of a pair often doomed the other. Women who knew Anne Frank in the Bergen-Belsen camp said that neither hunger nor typhus killed the young girl who would become the most famous diarist of the Nazi era. Rather, they said, she lost the will to live after the death of her sister, Margot."
Author: Blaine Harden
3. "I love short track. I competed in short track, I was a world champion in 1986 but at that point in time it wasn't in the Olympic Games so I moved into long track. Short track is a blast to skate and it's a blast to watch."
Author: Bonnie Blair
4. "Poker has such an element of competitivness that other games don't have."
Author: Chris Moneymaker
5. "The novel is about, for me, sustained and organized looking. I do think that people have a hunger for a sustained engagement, that concentration that the book can offer."
Author: Dana Spiotta
6. "Good pitchers, after a tough outing, bounce back. Real good pitchers don't let too many poor games get in there."
Author: Don Cooper
7. "The anguished suspense of watching the lips you hunger for, framing the words, the death sentence, of sheer triteness!"
Author: Evelyn Waugh
8. "I'm not a bitch," I replied, and it took everything I had to keep my voice steady. "I'm a mother. I can't afford to play games with you, Ruger. You'll break me."
Author: Joanna Wylde
9. "Where the world comes in my way - and it comes in my way everywhere - I consume it to quiet the hunger of my egoism. For me you are nothing but - my food, even as I too am fed upon and turned to use by you. We have only one relation to each other, that of usableness, of utility, of use. We owe each other nothing, for what I seem to owe you I owe at most to myself. If I show you a cheery air in order to cheer you likewise, then your cheeriness is of consequence to me, and my air serves my wish; to a thousand others, whom I do not aim to cheer, I do not show it."
Author: Max Stirner
10. "I had no idea until I joined the games industry and met some of the power players, particularly those running large public companies, that much of this world is run by complete clowns."
Author: Mike Wilson
11. "A ghost-memory rises, here: a phantom moment, a shaky reflection in the pool of remembrance. I know how it felt when the scavengers took my heart. How it felt as the hunger birds, all mouth, tore into my chest and snatched out my heart, still pumping, and devoured it to get at what was hidden inside it. I know how that feels, as if it was truly a part of my life, of my death. And then the memory snips and rips, neatly, and -"
Author: Neil Gaiman
12. "Poverty has a way of taking the edge off principles. Hunger can blunt them altogether."
Author: Paula Brackston

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