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1. "Dio, non servono più le stelle: spegnile una a una.Smantella il sole e imballa la Luna.Svuota l'oceano, sradica le piante.Ormai nulla è importante.E soprattutto lasciami in pace!"
Author: Alessandro D'Avenia
2. "I have two cousins with juvenile diabetes. They both contracted the disease before the age of 5, and it was so heartbreaking watching them go through daily blood tests and injections. It is such a difficult disease to live with and requires constant attention; a tough thing to explain to a child."
Author: Amy Robach
3. "Non-possession" does not mean having nothing. It does not mean to live as a penniless beggar. Rather than meaning having nothing, it is the idea of not possessing what we do not need. The more we possess, The more we have attachments."
Author: Boep Joeng
4. "Your wrinkles either show that you're nasty, cranky, and senile, or that you're always smiling."
Author: Carlos Santana
5. "Autumn is the very soul of metamorphosis, a time when the world is poised at the door of winter - which is the door of death - but has not yet fallen. It is a world of contradictions: a time of harvest and plenty but also of cold and hardship. Here we dwell in the midst of life, but we know most keenly that all things must pass away and shrivel. Autumn turns the world from one thing into another. The year is seasoned and wise but not yet decrepit or senile."
Author: Catherynne M. Valente
6. "You are my country, Desdemona." Yearning, harsh and poignant, and she felt herself swaying toward him. "My Egypt. My hot, harrowing desert and my cool, verdant Nile, infinitely lovely and unfathomable and sustaining."
Author: Connie Brockway
7. "He stopped. She heard the intake of his breath. "You are my country, Desdemona." Yearning, harsh and poignant and she felt herself swaying toward him. "My Egypt. My hot, harrowing desert and my cool, verdant Nile, infinitely lovely and unfathomable and sustaining."She gasped.His gaze fell, shielded by his lashes. An odd, half-mocking smile played about his lips. "You'll never hear old Blake say something like that."She swallowed, unable to speak, her senses abraded by his stimulating words, her pulse hammering in anticipation? Trepidation?"Remember my words next time he calls you a bloody English rose."
Author: Connie Brockway
8. "Misery comes to miser; joy comes to wiser. (A Very Hot Cup of Tea, Empathy)Juvenile invites, youth tries, adult applies, and the old man dies. (A Straw Man, Empathy)In everyone, there lives a superhero. (The Medicine Man, Empathy)Faith is the strongest word in any dictionary. (The Wisdom Beard, Empathy)I've entered into your feelings; it's your turn now. (Empathy)"
Author: D.R. Mirror
9. "Flies round a honeypot would be nothin' to it, lad! Penniless and nameless as ye are now, the lasses still sigh after ye—I've seen 'em!" More snorting. "Even this Sassenach wench can no keep away from ye, and her a new widow!"
Author: Diana Gabaldon
10. "Experts say that if children can't read by the end of the fifth grade, they lose self-confidence and self-esteem, making them more likely to enter the juvenile justice system."
Author: Dirk Kempthorne
11. "Good thing no one but the dead would see my hiniesca (high-nee-sca is a juvenile, made-up word for ass, and I use it frequently)"
Author: Elle Jasper
12. "I try not to laugh too loud, afraid a bark-like noise will be mistaken by any great whites lurking in the area as the distress call of a juvenile seal."
Author: Elle Lothlorien
13. "Paris, 18 dec. 1957 Mama draga, Gîndurile mele merg spre voi toti în momentul acesta de nesfîrsita durere. Asa a voit soarta, ca sa nu pot revedea pe tata si sa nu pot fi alaturi de voi în clipele marii despartiri, întristarea mea ar fi insuportabila daca nu m-as gîndi ca pentru el e poate mai bine ca a scapat de amaraciunile vietii, de umilinte si de boli, precum si de toate suferintele morale de care îmi vorbea în fiece scrisoare. Scrieti-mi, pe data ce veti putea, cum s-a savîrsit din viata si daca a trecut prin mari dureri fizice. De asemenea, unde a fost înmormîntat."
Author: Emil Cioran
14. "N-are rost sa gândesti asupra mortii, decât pen-tru a o seca, pentru a o face exterioara. Atât de departe sa te fi afundat în ea, ca misterul ei sa-ti devina o semnificatie indiferenta, infinitul ei inexpresiv, vesnicia ei fada. Fa din scârba de moarte o diminuare a mortii si din frica de ea, un avânt absurd. Fugi de întelepciune; caci nu exista decât o întelepciune a mortii. Si cu cât cineva este mai întelept, cu atât priveste viata mai mult prin prisma mortii. Arunca moartea la marginile tale, ca sa mori cu acestea, si nu cu tine. Adora viata pentru infinitul motivelor care n-o sustin si dezgustate de moarte pâna la nemurire."
Author: Emil Cioran
15. "La el acasa, Dumnezeu neavând ce pazi, de necaz ?i de urât, pustie?te gradinile omului."
Author: Emil Cioran
16. "Çogu zaman insanlar, hatta caniler bile, haklarinda verdigimiz yargilardan çokdaha saf, temiz ruhlu olurlar. Biz de öyleyiz."
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
17. "Che strano l'essere femminile... seppur lo nega, più soffre più ama."
Author: Gianluca Frangella
18. "E foarte frig acum si mi-au intepenit mainile. De parca n-ar fi mainile mele. Si creierul la fel, parca n-ar fi al meu. A inceput sa si ninga. Imi pare ca ninge cu fragmente mici din creierul altcuiva. O ninsoare care se depune ca materia unui creier strain. - Sobolanul"
Author: Haruki Murakami
19. "The sea had jeeringly kept his finite body up, but drowned the infinite of his soul. Not drowned entirely, though. Rather carried down alive to wondrous depths, where strange shapes of the unwarped primal world glided to and fro before his passive eyes; and the miser-merman, Wisdom, revealed his hoarded heaps; and among the joyous, heartless, ever-juvenile eternities, Pip saw the multitudinous, God-omnipresent, coral insects, that out of the firmament of waters heaved the colossal orbs. He saw God's foot upon the treadle of the loom, and spoke it; and therefore his shipmates called him mad. So man's insanity is heaven's sense; and wandering from all mortal reason, man comes at last to that celestial thought, which, to reason, is absurd and frantic; and weal or woe, feels then uncompromised, indifferent as his God."
Author: Herman Melville
20. "Not romantic," she disagreed. "To me it would be romantic if Antony properly fell on his sword and kicked the bucket and Cleopatra escaped and lived a lovely life sailing along the Nile without him and his big ideas ruining her kingdom."
Author: Jack Gantos
21. "Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood."
Author: James Henry Breasted
22. "You do not know me, but I am a juvenile delinquent. I do not trust authority figures, I probably will not graduate from high school, and statistics say my present rowdiness and vandalism will likely lead to more serious crimes. I am a dangerous fellow, and I am causing mayhem in this store. [...] There. I have now shamelessly destroyed the symmetry of this shelf, undoing hours of labor by underpaid store employees. If you could see me, you would be frightened."
Author: Katherine Applegate
23. "A number of well-understood mechanisms, including single gene mutations, produce changes that qualify as macroevolution. These include heterochronic mutations that alter structures by changing growth rates, homeotic mutations that change the identities of whole body parts, and paedomorphosis, which converts juvenile stages directly to adult ones."
Author: Kenneth R. Miller
24. "He put the knuckles of his fist to the table, leaned toward Niles and spoke quietly, cuttingly, in his rough, gravelly voice."Fucked her last night, man, and this morning. Five times. Five. It was like she hadn't been touched in a decade. So fuckin' sweet. Damn," he taunted, his eyes locked on Niles. "You've had her, you gotta know, not enough money in the world's worth that."
Author: Kristen Ashley
25. "I can do more than anyone suspects. I pride myself on my versatility. It took 32 years of difficult parts, second leads, villains and juveniles. The Oscar changed the quality of the roles I was being offered."
Author: Louis Gossett Jr.
26. "This is the way it was in Yates County. Bald Girls. Wild boys formed from math. Geniuses all around, just waiting to be discovered, or waiting to rot in trailers behind their parents' barns, die penniless, mourned only by the Amish from whom they bought all those eggs."
Author: Lydia Netzer
27. "When one writes a novel about grown people, he knows exactly where to stop - that is, with a marriage; but when he writes about juveniles, he must stop where he best can."
Author: Mark Twain
28. "We are no guiltier in following the primative impulses that govern us than is the Nile for her floods or the sea for her waves."
Author: Marquis De Sade
29. "Timpul în sine este neutru. Si va trebui sa regretam pe parcursul acestei generatii nu doar cuvintele pline de ura si actiunile oamenilor rai, ci si tacerea înfricosatoare a oamenilor buni."
Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
30. "Of course I know that the twins are only words on a page, and I'm certainly not the sort of writer who talks to his characters or harbours any illusions about the creative process. But at the same time, I think it's juvenile and arrogant when literary writers compulsively remind their readers that the characters aren't real. People know that already. The challenge is to make an intelligent reader suspend disbelief, to seduce them into the reality of a narrative."
Author: Michel Faber
31. "So, you tumbled that wolf you were with?" Mercy was too much a pack animal to take offense at the personal question. She grinned. "How did you know it was me?" "Do I look senile to you?"..."Yes," Mercy said. "And I'm not doing it again." If she kept telling herself that, maybe her traitorous body would actually notice and shut up with its demands. The older woman gave her a sour look. "Damn shame. What, you like them prettier?" A snort. "In my day, we liked men who looked like men."
Author: Nalini Singh
32. "Vine o vreme când mor caii.Vine o vreme când se-nvechesc masinile.Vine o vreme când ploua recesi toate femeile poarta capul tausi rochiile tale.Vine si o pasare mare, alba."
Author: Nichita Stănescu
33. "En kötüsü, hayir demeyi ögrenemedim. Yemege kal, dediler: kaldim. Oysa, kalinmaz. Onlar biraz israr ederler; sen biraz nazlanirsin. Sonunda kalkip gidilir. Her söylenileni ciddiye almak yok mu, su sözünün eri olmak yok mu; bitirdi, yikti beni."
Author: Oğuz Atay
34. "Finding a new ethics or esthetics, as Dr. Douglass asks, will not put us in a state of grace. Existence is not given meaning by importing it into a revelation from the outside. The meaning is —there, in more closely contacting the actual situation, the only situation that there is, whatever it is. As our situation is, closely contacting it would surely result in plenty of trouble and perhaps in terrible social conflicts, terrible opportunities and duties, during which we might learn something and at the end of which we might know something, even a new ethics; for it is in such conflicts that new ethics are discovered. But it is just these conflicts that we do not observe happening. Everybody talks nice. At most there is some unruliness and dumb protest, and some withdrawal.So urging the juveniles to go to church is not serious, for how will the church give them faith? What opportunity will it open?"
Author: Paul Goodman
35. "Now shame is the only direct attack on conceit, the defensive image of oneself. Conceit is the common denominator of the Organization man, the hipster, and the juvenile delinquent-this is why I have been lumping them together. The conceited image of the self is usually not quite conscious, but it is instantly woundable; and people protect it with a conformity to their peers (oneself is superior). But the conceited groups differ in their methods of confirming and enhancing conceit: the juvenile delinquent by surly and mischievous destructiveness of the insulting privileged outgroup; the hipster by making fools of them with token performances; the Organization Man by status and salary. To his inner idol, they sacrifice the ingenuous exhibition and self-expression that could make them great, effective, or loved in the world; but that can also be shamed if it is mistaken, out of place, or disproportionate."
Author: Paul Goodman
36. "The thing you've got to watch for is going broke when you're old. Look at all the people that go down and out at the finish. The man who built my country place is blind now and penniless. That's terrible!"
Author: Pearl White
37. "When I moved to L.A., I was penniless, absolutely beyond broke and in debt up to my eyeballs."
Author: Ryan Tedder
38. "So – I am n-nothing more than – than a bloody job?! On top of not knowing why you must look after me – you only jumped at the chance to help me because your – that V-Vampire thought you couldn't?! What are you, some – some child?!""I am no child, human!""Oh I would not have thought so," she breathed condescendingly sending his blood to boil despite the ring, "if it were not for the fact that only children react so wondrously juvenile when faced with such a choice! You bargain my life over a show of bravado! And where is your brother, Christian?! He has not been here to see your brilliant work as my watcher, has he?!"
Author: S.C. Parris
39. "I am a greaser," Sodapop chanted. "I am a JD and a hood. I blacken the name of our fair city. I beat up people. I rob gas stations. I am a menace to society. Man, do I have fun!" "Greaser...greaser...greaser..."Steve singsonged. "O, victim of enviornment, underprivelaged, rotton no-count hood!"Juvenile delinquent, you're no good!" Darry shouted.Get thee hence, white trash," Two-Bit said in asnobbish voice. "I am a Soc. I am the privelaged and the well-dressed. I throw beer blasts, drive fancy cars, break windows at fancy parties."And what do you do for fun?" I inquired in a serious, awed voice.I jump greasers!" Two-Bit screamed, and did a cartwheel."
Author: S.E. Hinton
40. "I saw the sunset-colored sands, The Nile like flowing fire between, Where Rameses stares forth serene, And Ammon's heavy temple stands.I saw the rocks where long ago, Above the sea that cries and breaks, Swift Perseus with Medusa's snakes Set free the maiden white like snow.And many skies have covered me, And many winds have blown me forth, And I have loved the green, bright north, And I have loved the cold, sweet sea.But what to me are north and south, And what the lure of many lands, Since you have leaned to catch my hands And lay a kiss upon my mouth."
Author: Sara Teasdale
41. "As a young man just beginning to publish some short fiction in the t&a magazines, I was fairly optimistic about my chances of getting published; I knew that I had some game, as the basketball players say these days, and I also felt that time was on my side; sooner or later the best-selling writers of the sixties and seventies would either die or go senile, making room for newcomers like me."
Author: Stephen King
42. "Peter always brings death with him, along with spinach or nuts. He said he'd seen 20 cases of West Nile during the week and five deaths from it. He also said two people had died from food allergies. "They're so hungry they're taking their chances eating foods they're seriously allergic to," he said."
Author: Susan Beth Pfeffer
43. "My life is fair game for anybody. I spent an unhappy, penniless childhood in Brooklyn. I had to slug my way up in a town called Hollywood where people love to trample you to death. I don't relax because I don't know how. I don't want to know how. Life is too short to relax."
Author: Susan Hayward
44. "I closed my eyes. Long before I was in any movie, I was Norma Jeane. I decided I missed those days when I was penniless but still had hope."
Author: Tara Hanks
45. "CLEOPATRA TO THE ASPThe bright mirror I braved: the devil in itLoved me like my soul, my soul:Now that I seek myself in a serpentMy smile is fatal.Nile moves in me; my thighs splayInto the squalled Mediterranean;My brain hides in that AbyssiniaLost armies foundered towards.Desert and river unwrinkle again.Seeming to bring them the waters that make drunkCaesar, Pompey, Antony I drank.Now let the snake reign.A half-deity out of Capricorn,This rigid Augustus mountsWith his sword virginal indeed; and has shornSummarily the moon-horned riverFrom my bed. May the moonRuin him with virginity! Drink me, now, wholeWith coiled Egypt's past; then from my deltaSwim like a fish toward Rome."
Author: Ted Hughes
46. "We have treated our most serious adversaries, such as Iran and North Korea, in the most juvenile manner - by giving them the silent treatment. In so doing, we have weakened, not strengthened, our bargaining position and our leadership."
Author: Theodore C. Sorensen
47. "Zaman hiç kesintiye ugramadan hep ayni sekilde akarsa, elimizden kaymaya baslar ve zaman duygumuz, yasam duygumuzla öylesine baglantili ve iç içedir ki, bu duygulardan birinin zayiflamasi demek, öbürünün de aci ve yipratici bir deneyimden geçmesi demektir. Can sikintisinin kaynagi ile ilgili bir yigin yanlis düsünce dolasir ortalikta Can sikintisi denen sey, aslinda, zamanin tekdüzeliginin neden oldugu sagliksiz bir kisalmadir. Aliskanlik, zaman duygusu uykuya yatarsa ortaya çikar ve insana gençlik yillari yavas yavas, daha sonraki yillar ise gitgide hizlanarak akip gidiyor gibi gelirse bu aliskanlik yüzündendir. Yeni aliskanliklar edinmenin ya da eskilerini degistirmenin altinda yatan sey, yasami korumak, zaman duygumuzu yogunlastirmak, zaman deneyimimizi yavaslatmak ve böylece yasam duygumuzu yenilemek arzusudur."
Author: Thomas Mann
48. "When wise man quits learning, he will be more senile onwards."
Author: Toba Beta
49. "I encountered in the street a penniless young man who was in love. His hat was old and his jacket worn, with holes at the elbows; water soaked through his shoes, but starlight flooded through his soul."
Author: Victor Hugo
50. "The senile, lecherous expression of a camel."
Author: Yann Martel

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