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1. "One day in 1948 or 1949, the Brentwood County Mart, a shopping complex in an upscale neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, was the scene of a slight disturbance that carried overtones of the most spectacular upheaval in twientieth-century music. Marta Feuchtwanger, wife of émigré novelist Lion Feuchtwanger, was examining grapefruit in the produce section when she heard a voice shouting German from the far end of the aisle. She looked up to see Arnold Schoenberg, the pioneer of atonal music and the codifier of twelve-tone composition, bearing down on her, with his bald pate and burning eyes. Decades later, in conversation with the writer Lawrence Weschler, Feuchtwanger could recall every detail of the encounter, including the weight of the grapefruit in her hand. "Lies, Frau Marta, lies!" Schoenberg was yelling. "You have to know, I never had syphilis!"
Author: Alex Ross
2. "Quiet Pride:There has never been a day when I have not been proud of you, I said to my daughter, though some days I'm louder about other stuff so it's easy to miss that."
Author: Brian Andreas
3. "The act of taking the first step is what separates the winners from the losers."
Author: Brian Tracy
4. "To course across more kindly waters nowmy talent's little vessel lifts her sails,leaving behind herself a sea so cruel; and what I sing will be that second kingdom,in which the human soul is cleansed of sin,becoming worthy of ascent to Heaven."
Author: Dante Alighieri
5. "Is this spirited man the cook?" she shouted. "Are you responsible for this delightful feast? What a piece of luck! … What is it you say, Mr. Apples?""Like shittin' with the pope.""No, the other thing, less vulgar.""Whistlin' donkey.""Quite! A surprise and a delight like a whistling … How is it that these phrases make sense when you say them? Anyway, bring him along."
Author: Eli Brown
6. "Well, for street clothes, a lot of what I wear is Jones New York. I am well-endowed in the derriere, and they can handle that."
Author: Gloria Gaynor
7. "If a man went simply by what he saw, he might be tempted to affirm that the essence of democracy is melodrama."
Author: Irving Babbitt
8. "I could describe what you look like, but that's not what I see. You are so much more than a body inside a dress Rook. You fit me."
Author: J.A. Huss
9. "How often I have found that we grow to maturity not by doing what we like, but by doing what we should. How true it is that not every 'should' is a compulsion, and not every 'like' is a high morality and true freedom."
Author: Karl Rahner
10. "But when I roamed New York City, knowing so much and capable of speaking so nicely, and yet so lonely, and often hungry and cold, I learned the joke at the core of American self-improvement: knowledge was so much junk to be processed one way or another at great universities. The real treasure the great universities offered was a lifelong membership in a respected artificial extended family."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
11. "You know, I've learned that sometimes you can only see what you want to see by changing where you stand. And standing somewhere unexpected can lead to unexpected discoveries."
Author: Lisa Mangum
12. "The Girl Scouts is an organization that constantly gives you new goals to achieve and that's what life is all about."
Author: Maria Bartiromo
13. "I never thought of losing, but now that it' s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life."
Author: Muhammad Ali
14. "My mentors in life are much older than me and have been through life. They can actually give me some sound advice on what I'm going through."
Author: Nicole Trunfio
15. "What's your name?' she asked, and surprised herself. But for some reason, she wanted to know.Dean's brother—he hadn't been just some nameless Bad Guy Number Four. This vampire wasn't,either. He had a name, a history, maybe even people who cared what happened to him.My name is none of your business,' he said, and continued to stare out the window, even though there was nothing but blurry brick out there.Can I call you None for short?"
Author: Rachel Caine
16. "It's easy to forget history or give it a cliff notes. The cliff notes of history. But mainly, so much of what happens in 'Eyes on the Prize' happened in Jackson, Mississippi. Jackson, Mississippi isn't really known for any other touchstone to the movement, other than Medgar Evers being killed. There were sit-ins and riots and atrocities."
Author: Tate Taylor
17. "Two uniformed trolls were standing in front of Sergeant Colon's high desk, with a slightly smaller troll between them. This troll was wearing a slightly downcast expression. It was also wearing a tutu and had a small pair of gauzed wings glued to its back." - happen to know that trolls don't have any tradition of a Tooth Fairy," Colon was saying. "Especially not one called' - he looked down - "Clinkerbell. So how about we just call it breaking and entering without a Thieves' Guild license?""Is racial prejudice, not letting trolls have a Tooth Fairy," Clinkerbell muttered.One of the troll guards upended a sack on the desk. Various items of silverwear cascaded over the paperwork."And this is what you found under their pillows, was it?" said Colon."Bless dere little hearts," said Clinkerbell."
Author: Terry Pratchett
18. "I was insanely jealous of Lucille. More jealous than I'd ever been of anyone in my entire life. Because she truly meant it. All I could think was, why can't I be as stupid as Lucille? Why can't I blame all my successes and all my failures on The Lord Jesus Christ Almighty? I would be so fucking happy if I lived like that."
Author: Tiffanie DeBartolo
19. "I don't mind being a symbol but I don't want to become a monument. There are monuments all over the Parliament Buildings and I've seen what the pigeons do to them."
Author: Tommy Douglas

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