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1. "I live in L.A. and I do have wonderful friends; I moved there when I was 19 so I developed a close knit group of friends, none of whom are actors, none of which are Australian, but I couldn't do it long term."
Author: Adelaide Clemens
2. "Ah ! cher ami, que les hommes sont pauvres en invention. Ils croient toujours qu'on se suicide pour une raison. Mais on peut très bien se suicider pour deux raisons. Non, ça ne leur entre pas dans la tête. Alors, à quoi bon mourir volontairement, se sacrifier à l'idée qu'on veut donner de soi ? Vous mort, ils en profiteront pour donner à votre geste des motifs idiots, ou vulgaires. Les martyrs, cher ami, doivent choisir d'être oubliés, raillés ou utilisés. Quant à être compris, jamais."
Author: Albert Camus
3. "While we maintain the unity of the human species, we at the same time repel the depressing assumption of superior and inferior races of men. There are nations more susceptible of cultivation, more highly civilized, more ennobled by mental cultivation than others—but none in themselves nobler than others."
Author: Alexander Von Humboldt
4. "L'opposto della depressione non è la felicità, ma la vitalità, e la mia vita, mentre scrivo, è pregna di vitalità anche quando è triste. Un giorno o l'altro, il prossimo anno, mi capiterà di svegliarmi nuovamente privo di senno: è improbabile che mi mantenga stabile per sempre. Nel frattempo, però, ho scoperto quella che si chiama anima, una parte di me che non avrei mai immaginato esistesse prima che, un giorno di sette anni fa, l'inferno mi facesse una visita inaspettata. È una scoperta preziosa."
Author: Andrew Solomon
5. "It was like a bird of rarest-spun heaven metal or like silvery wine flowing in a spaceship, gravity all nonsense now."
Author: Anthony Burgess
6. "Judging other people is such a natural and reflex phenomenon that even when somebody advises everybody not to judge anybody, actually he never realised that he has already judged that people judge others."
Author: Anuj Somany
7. "All share complicity in the destruction of that much under-rated phenomenon called liberty."
Author: Barbara Amiel
8. "Nous ne nous tenons jamais au présent. Nous anticipons l'avenir comme trop lent à venir, comme pour hâter son cours ; ou nous rappelons le passé, pour l'arrêter comme trop prompt. Si imprudents que nous errons dans les temps qui ne sont pas nôtres et ne pensons point au seul qui nous appartient !"
Author: Blaise Pascal
9. "Maths is fundamentally a different process in education than it is in the real world. There is an insistence that we do maths by hand when most of it is done by computers. The idea that you have to do everything by hand before you can operate a computer is nonsense."
Author: Conrad Wolfram
10. "Ever step you take is forever. You cant make it go away. None of it. You understand what I'm sayin?"
Author: Cormac McCarthy
11. "Massignon a combattu infatigablement en faveur de la civilisation musulmane et, comme en témoignent de nombreux essais et lettres écrits après 1948, pour soutenir les réfugiés palestiniens, pour défendre les droits des Arabes musulmans et chrétiens de Palestine contre le sionisme, contre ce qu'il appelé, de manière caustique, "le colonialisme bourgeois" des Israéliens" (...) Pourtant, Massignon place implicitement l'Orient islamique dans une période ancienne pour l'essentiel, et l'Occident dans la modernité. Comme Robertson Smith, il considère que l'Oriental n'est pas un homme moderne, mais un Sémite (...)"
Author: Edward W. Said
12. "Sentite questo: Trasmettere un pensiero non significa condividerlo. Perchè un pensiero colleghi due o più soggetti dev'essere decifrato da tutti e questo non è frequente. Collegare è diverso da accettare, la gran parte di ciò che chiamiamo comunicare non è altro che ripetizione e obbedienza. Viviamo di patti referenziali, di pura e semplice meccanica. ADDESTRAMENTO è il nome del gioco sublime che alcuni chiamano ancora VITA. Tutti parlano con proprietà dell'amore. della libertà, dei sogni ecc.Pochi sono in grado di comprendere semplici equazioni. Essendo la parola un elemento quotidiano ci appare accessibile. E questo è un errore, la parola è più ermetica della fisica moderna, la parola è una trappola mortale. Che ve ne pare?"
Author: Efraim Medina Reyes
13. "Wasn't I proud of all we accomplished–the prestigious home in the Hudson Valley, the apartment in Manhattan, the eight phone lines, the friends and the picnics and the parties, the weekends spent roaming the aisles of some box-shaped superstore of our choice, buying ever more appliances on credit? I had actively participated in every moment of the creation of this life–so why did I feel like none of it resembled me? Why did I feel so overwhelmed with duty, tired of being the primary breadwinner and the housekeeper, and the social coordinator and the dog walker and the wife and the soon-to-be mother, and — somewhere in my stolen moments–a writer…?"
Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
14. "Perfino in quel pomeriggio dovevano esserci stati momenti in cui Daisy non era riuscita a stare all'altezza del sogno, non per sua colpa, ma a causa della vitalità colossale dell'illusione di lui che andava al di là di Daisy, di qualunque cosa. Gatsby vi si era gettato con passione creatrice, continuando ad accrescerla, ornandola di ogni piuma vivace che il vento gli sospingesse a portata di mano. Non c'è fuoco né gelo tale da sfidare ciò che un uomo può accumulare nel proprio cuore."
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
15. "None of the modern machines, none of the modern paraphernalia. . . have any power except over the people who choose to use them."
Author: G.K. Chesterton
16. "To say that a being who is sentient has no interest in continuing to live is like saying that a being with eyes has no interest in continuing to see. Death—however "humane"—is a harm for humans and nonhumans alike."
Author: Gary L. Francione
17. "The U.S. has a so-called health care system that has nothing to do with the promotion of health. Those who run this system do not care about your health, and it's far from being a system. It's a fragmented patchwork of procedure-oriented services that are meshed in a voluminous trail of paper payments, with little relevance to community-based needs. This misdirected, disease-managed non-care system of symptom suppression demands more and more treatment at higher and higher costs. If they cared at all, you'd be treated like a human, not like a number resembling, quite frankly, the ear tags on a cattle herd."
Author: Gary Tunsky
18. "None knows the weight of another's burden."
Author: George Herbert
19. "One day humanity will play with law just as children play with disused objects, not in order to restore them to their canonical use but to free them from it for good."
Author: Giorgio Agamben
20. "In the meantime the groans changed into the protracted, thunderous roar by which all living creatures are struck with terror, and the nerves of people, who do not know what fear is, shake, just as the window-panes rattle from distant cannonading."
Author: Henryk Sienkiewicz
21. "I think I can lead a pretty anonymous life, yeah."
Author: Hugh Dancy
22. "- Non la rivedrò mai più - disse come per rispondere ad un rimprovero. - Mai! Mai! - E quando poté camminare, questa parola gli risuonò nel rumore dei propri passi e nel sibilo del vento sul paesaggio sconsolato. Sorrise da solo ripassando per i luoghi per cui era venuto e ricordando le idee che lo avevano accompagnato a quell'appuntamento. Come rimaneva sorprendente la realtà!"
Author: Italo Svevo
23. "There isn't a button," she said. "You choose your setting and then you pull the dial." He glanced at her as she folded a shirt, annoyed by her nonchalance at doing laundry. "What exactly is my setting? It looks to me like the setting is the goddamn laundry room and the plot is I don't know how to fucking turn this thing on."
Author: J.M. Darhower
24. "Gundar isn't so much a ship's captain as a reformed pirate and a heathen." [Evanlyn] looked apologetically at Gundar. "No offense, Gundar."The skirl shrugged cheerfully. "None taken, little lady. It's a pretty fair description. Not sure about the reformed part," he added thoughtfully."
Author: John Flanagan
25. "Walter non aveva mai capito come vivere, ma adesso lo capiva meno che mai"
Author: Jonathan Franzen
26. "I used to trip over my legs and get detention for my too-short shorts because none fit. I still trip, but now I like to show them off."
Author: Maggie Grace
27. "Michelle would get picked up and bang someone anonymous stud in the bathroom, and i would sip my drink wishing i could go home and curl up with a book. i sigh. thats ok. she was my vicarious slutty friend. and for that i loved her"
Author: Marata Eros
28. "Minä en epäröi koskaan valinnoissani ja koska olen aina varma, että löydän nautinnon siitä mitä teen, en koskaan katumalla turmele sen viehätystä."
Author: Marquis De Sade
29. "The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence."
Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
30. "Come voi avete occhi per vedere la luce, e orecchie per sentire i suoni, così avete un cuore per percepire il tempo. E tutto il tempo che il cuore non percepisce è perduto, come i colori dell'arcobaleno per un cieco o il canto dell'usignolo per un sordo."
Author: Michael Ende
31. "I am very much a creature of habit, and I have no life consistency. None."
Author: Mila Kunis
32. "The nicest feeling in the world is to do a good deed anonymously-and have somebody find out."
Author: Oscar Wilde
33. "You think it will never happen to you, that it cannot happen to you, that you are the only person in the world to whom none of these things will ever happen, and then, one by one, they all begin to happen to you, in the same way they happen to everyone else."
Author: Paul Auster
34. "Greatness is so often a courteous synonym for great success."
Author: Philip Guedalla
35. "Da quando la nave era stata catturata dall'orbita terrestre, la vista del pianeta era divenuta per lei così irresistibile che difficilmente riusciva a privarsene. La Terra. Era la sua casa e non lo era. La conosceva bene e non la conosceva affatto. Vi era nata e cresciuta e allo stesso tempo non vi aveva mai messo piede prima. Le contraddizioni dovute a quella sua dualità avevano, però, l'inatteso effetto di farle godere soltanto del lato positivo di entrambe le condizioni."
Author: Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli
36. "The lesson of Left Behind is a warning to repent the sin of critical thinking, which the fundamentalist, eager for people to embrace the Gospel of irrational nonsense, equates with "intellectual pride."
Author: Robert M. Price
37. "Logic is the last scientific ingredient of Philosophy; its extraction leaves behind only a confusion of non-scientific, pseudo problems."
Author: Rudolf Carnap
38. "On ne peut pas chanter comme ça, uniquement pour faire plaisir à l'autre, aussi cher soit-il, non, le chant doit venir du cœur, voilà ce que je dis toujours, couler de source, comme des merles."
Author: Samuel Beckett
39. "Fate or imprinting, or whatever the hell my people want to call it – none of that can make me love you.""I love you, Layla. I love your stubborn streak, the way you love Rosie, Raife, and Tati. I admire you desire for independence, and Lord knows, I love your moxie.""Fate didn't make me love you… you did."
Author: Sara Humphreys
40. "Non scholae sed vitae discimus."
Author: Seneca
41. "Atau, apakah didunia ini sebetulnya seperti didalam amplop ya Sukab, dimana kita tidak tahu apa yang berada di luar diri kita, dimana kita merasa hidup penuh dengan makna padahal yang menonton kita tertawa-tawa sambil berkata, "Ah, kasihan betul manusia." Apakah begitu Sukab, kamu yang suka berkhayal barangkali tahu."
Author: Seno Gumira Ajidarma
42. "It is a truly powerful phenomenon when a brand makes a stand for what it believes in."
Author: Simon Mainwaring
43. "There are the non-believers, make believers and true believers!"
Author: Sister Souljah
44. "I Am VerticalBut I would rather be horizontal.I am not a tree with my root in the soilSucking up minerals and motherly loveSo that each March I may gleam into leaf,Nor am I the beauty of a garden bedAttracting my share of Ahs and spectacularly painted,Unknowing I must soon unpetal.Compared with me, a tree is immortalAnd a flower-head not tall, but more startling,And I want the one's longevity and the other's daring.Tonight, in the infinitesimal light of the stars,The trees and flowers have been strewing their cool odors.I walk among them, but none of them are noticing.Sometimes I think that when I am sleepingI must most perfectly resemble them--Thoughts gone dim.It is more natural to me, lying down.Then the sky and I are in open conversation,And I shall be useful when I lie down finally:The the trees may touch me for once, and the flowers have time for me."I Am Vertical", 28 March 1961"
Author: Sylvia Plath
45. "The people of Ankh-Morpork had a straightforward, no-nonsense approach to entertainment, and while they were looking forward to seeing a dragon slain, they'd be happy to settle instead for seeing someone being baked alive in his own armour. You didn't get the chance every day to see someone baked alive in their own armour. It would be something for the children to remember."
Author: Terry Pratchett
46. "It is not too fantastic to say that he desired them with some of the absolute passion that characterised the exposed and flaming heart of Jesus which hung on Emilie's wall. Since this narrative has tried to avoid the canonisation of the Herr Direktor, the idea of the sensual Oskar as the desirer of souls has to be proved."
Author: Thomas Keneally
47. "All forms of love are necessary, and none are to be ignored, but all of us find some forms of love to be more emotionally valuable to us. They are a currency that we find particularly precious, a language that delivers the message of love to our hearts with the most power. Some types of love are more thrilling and fulfilling to us when we receive them.."
Author: Timothy Keller
48. "Miss Langman was often, in interviews, described as a witty conversationalist; how can a woman be witty when she hasn't a sense of humor? - and she has none, which was her central flaw as a person and as an artist."
Author: Truman Capote
49. "Nessuna passione cova più forte in petto all'uomo, del desiderio di far pensare gli altri a modo proprio. Nulla offusca tanto il cielo della sua felicità, nulla lo riempie tanto di furore, quanto il sapere che un altro tiene a vili cose di cui egli fa gran conto. Whigs e Tories, liberali e laburisti, per che cosa lottano - se non per il loro prestigio? Non l'amore della verità, ma la sete di dominio scaglia fazione contro fazione, e fa desiderare a una parrocchia la rovina di un'altra parrocchia. Ognuno pensa a serbare la pancia per i fichi e ad asservirsi l'avversario, piuttosto che al trionfo della verità e all'esaltazione della virtù."
Author: Virginia Woolf
50. "The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity."
Author: Virginia Woolf

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When you are asked to love everybody indiscriminately, that is to love people without any standard, to love them regardless of whether they have any value or virtue, you are asked to love nobody."
Author: Ayn Rand

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