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1. "For my money, I don't think there's been a better comedy than 'Kung Fu Hustle' in a lot of years. That movie just knocked me over."
Author: Adam McKay
2. "How wicked, my brothers, innocent milk must always seem to me now."
Author: Anthony Burgess
3. "My mom saved my life. She gave me mouth-to-mouth more than once."
Author: Corey Haim
4. "It was another of the essential ingredients that she felt her son needed: people with a goal. Such people would be easy to imbue with fervor and fanaticism. They could be wielded like a sword to win back Paul's place for him."
Author: Frank Herbert
5. "It is my look they will flinch from now, my frown that they must fear."
Author: George R.R. Martin
6. "A goal stood before Siddhartha, a single goal: to become empty, empty of thirst, empty of wishing, empty of dreams, empty of joy and sorrow. Dead to himself, not to be a self any more, to find tranquility with an emptied heard, to be open to miracles in unselfish thoughts, that was his goal. Once all of my self was overcome and had died, once every desire and every urge was silent in the heart, then the ultimate part of me had to awake, the innermost of my being, which is no longer my self, the great secret."
Author: Hermann Hesse
7. "...and that's how the tournament started, the Million Dollar World Series of Monopoly......Jess and Pete thought alike -- like city boys, my father would have said, looking for the payoff in a situation rather than the pitfall. Rose and Ty and I played like farmers, looking for pitfalls, holes, drop-offs, something small that will tip the tractor, break it, eat into your time, your crop, the profits that already exist in your mind, and not only as a result of crop projections and long-range forecasts, but also as an ideal that has never been attained, but could be this year."
Author: Jane Smiley
8. "No posterity, you will never know how much it has cost us to preserve your freedom. My hope is that you will make good use of it. If you do not, I shall repent in heaven that I have took half the pains to preserve it." - John Adams"
Author: John Adams
9. "Up there with my awards, I have a great big statue of Groucho Marx, just to put everything in perspective."
Author: John Lithgow
10. "What is there to be afraid of? The worst thing that can happen is you fail. So what? I failed at a lot of things. My first record was horrible."
Author: John Mellencamp
11. "It's awful to have to, but I've started thinking about that, you know. 86. I'm thinking, well, maybe I might make it to 90. At least I'd like to have my brains."
Author: Marian McPartland
12. "Listen to me. I did not wish to be summoned by your Princess. Summoned, I did not wish to come. But having been summoned, and having come, I mean to give a good account of myself. That's how I was taught by my father, and the men of his age who slew Kings and swept away not merely Governments but whole Systems of Thought, like Khans of the Mind. I would have my son in Boston know of my doings, and be proud of them, and carry my ways forward to another generation on another continent. Any opponent who does not know this about me, stands at a grave disadvantage; a disadvantage I am not above profiting from."
Author: Neal Stephenson
13. "I became hypnotized by my own loneliness, unwilling to stop until my eyes wouldn't stay open anymore, watching the white line of the highway as though it was the last thing that connected me to the earth."
Author: Paul Auster
14. "In my 31 years in Congress, I have seen a lot of changes. We made some substantial policy changes that have improved our parks system and our public lands."
Author: Ralph Regula
15. "I love my son and am proud of my son."
Author: Robert H. Schuller
16. "Go to the moon - that's my dream."
Author: Steve Jurvetson
17. "He doesn't need my help coming up with pranks. He's got too many ideas of his own.- Daja referring to Briar in their first year at Discipline cottage"
Author: Tamora Pierce
18. "Rose was unravelling my hard exterior and helping me realize the boy I use to be was still there. I walked around like I had a death wish, taking unnecessary risks because my reason for living had vanished, but now that she was back I had to do everything I possibly could to fight for us; to fight for her."
Author: Teresa Mummert
19. "The military infrastructure grew me. My faith in God is important, my belief in my country is important, my relationship to my family is important, the things that Mom and Dad tell you growing up are important."
Author: Tommy Franks
20. "...[T]he only means I have to stop ignorant snobs from behaving towards genre fiction with snobbish ignorance is to not reinforce their ignorance and snobbery by lying and saying that when I write SF it isn't SF, but to tell them more or less patiently for forty or fifty years that they are wrong to exclude SF and fantasy from literature, and proving my arguments by writing well."
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin

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After you leave a show - any show, but for me especially after 'Breaking Bad' - you hope for a job to help soften the blow now that you don't have this amazing job anymore, and you hope that it's good."
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