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1. "I was the vampire Lestat again. I was back in action. New Orleans was once again my hunting ground."
Author: Anne Rice
2. "Anyway, in the mid 80's I was spending a fortune buying old Golden Age books from the late 30's and 40's and I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi and comic book conventions all around the country here so that I could find books for my collection."
Author: Bill Mumy
3. "I think that going to the beach as a child, being in the water and smelling that salt air and hearing the seagulls, it had a real calming effect. But also, it was a mysterious thing - I remember wondering what was under those dark New England seas."
Author: Brian Skerry
4. "Come boy, and pour for me a cupOf old Falernian. Fill it upWith wine, strong, sparkling, bright, and clear;Our host decrees no water here.Let dullards drink the Nymph's pale brew,The sluggish thin their blood with dew.For such pale stuff we have no use;For us the purple grape's rich juice.Begone, ye chilling water sprite;Here burning Bacchus rules tonight!"
Author: Catullus
5. "Having a college degree does not make you educated. Always learning new things is what makes you educated."
Author: Dan Pearce
6. "And onto the screen pops a couple of housewives who start having a poop fit when they see how clean their new dish soap got the dinner plates"
Author: David James Duncan
7. "Well, the rollout of new technology always affects how wizards do business."
Author: Diane Duane
8. "Besides, I hated him but I loved him too. Yes. I know all about that sort of thing. Christ, I should, I'd heard nothing else my last two years in New York. 'They have this terrific love-hate thing going,' everybody said about everybody else. 'You watch, it's going to destroy them-.' But never about me. When I took to someone I took to them, and when I took against them ditto. Mostly I felt indifference."
Author: Elaine Dundy
9. "Civilisation consists in giving something a name that doesn't belong to it and then dreaming over the result. And the false name joined to the true dream does create a new reality. The object does change into something else, because we make it change. We manufacture realities."
Author: Fernando Pessoa
10. "So ever and again young Godric's dreams well up to flood old Godric's prayers, or prayers and dreams reach God in such a snarl he has to comb the tangle out, and who knows which he counts more dear."
Author: Frederick Buechner
11. "Many are poets, but without the name;For what is Poesy but to createFrom overfeeling Good or Ill; and aimAt an external life beyond our fate,And be the new Prometheus of new men,Bestowing fire from Heaven, and then, too late,Finding the pleasure given repaid with pain"
Author: George Gordon Byron
12. "We shall meet again before long to march to new triumphs."
Author: Giuseppe Garibaldi
13. "Let us search the old highways."
Author: H.D.
14. "Genealogy becomes a mania, an obsessive struggle to penetrate the past and snatch meaning from an infinity of names. At some point the search becomes futile – there is nothing left to find, no meaning to be dredged out of old receipts, newspaper articles, letters, accounts of events that seemed so important fifty or seventy years ago. All that remains is the insane urge to keep looking, insane because the searcher has no idea what he seeks. What will it be? A photograph? A will? A fragment of a letter? The only way to find out is to look at everything, because it is often when the searcher has gone far beyond the border of futility that he finds the object he never knew he was looking for."
Author: Henry Wiencek
15. "You seem damn sure of yourself for a man your age?""I am as old as I can be at my age. I don't know very much, but I know the water."
Author: Howard Fast
16. "I like the 'Science Channel,' the 'Discovery Channel,' I like 'Discovery Times,' which is a fabulous hybrid of the 'New York Times' and 'Discovery Channel.' Maybe I'm just an old man, but I like to watch that stuff."
Author: James Marsters
17. "It's only a story, you say. So it is, and the rest of life with it - creation story, love story, horror, crime, the strange story of you and I. The alphabet of my DNA shapes certain words, but the story is not told. I have to tell it myself. What is it that I have to tell myself again and again? That there is always a new beginning, a different end. I can change the story. I am the story. Begin."
Author: Jeanette Winterson
18. "Dictators can fix up their entire families in good jobs, in or around government, and often do. In democracies, such a practice is frowned upon. Privileged access to the corridors of power through family connections and a kind of old boys' network, is also deemed an abuse of power, and so it is."
Author: Jimmy Reid
19. "I'm an old man of 73, and I've been around a long time. If I don't know something by now, I probably never will."
Author: John Sununu
20. "Upon reflection, I decided I had three main weaknesses: I was confused (evidenced by a lack of facts, an inability to coordinate my thoughts, and an inability to verbalize my ideas); I had a lack of confidence, which cause me to back down from forcefully stated positions; and I was overly emotional at the expense of careful, 'scientific' though. I was thirty-seven years old and still discovering who I was."
Author: Julia Child
21. "This new happiness had angles. Happiness like his was real; it had a jewel-cut shadow, and he could lose it."
Author: Karen Russell
22. "As soon as I began to earn what might be called fairly large sums, I bought a car and began to explore the country around New York."
Author: Kate Smith
23. "I stuff my mouth with old fabric and scream until there are no sounds left under my skin."
Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
24. "I think maybe we die every day. Maybe we're born new each dawn, a little changed, a little further on our own road. When enough days stand between you and the person you were, you're strangers. Maybe that's what growing up is. Maybe I have grown up."
Author: Mark Lawrence
25. "A story can be new and yet tell about olden times. The past comes into existence with the story."
Author: Michael Ende
26. "The Internet has fashioned a new and complicated environment for an age-old dilemma that pits the demands of security against the desire for freedom."
Author: Misha Glenny
27. "Our ability to extinguish new ideas is critical to productivity and to our capacity to scale existing projects. In a team setting, the skeptics—the ones who always question ideas first rather than falling in love with them—are the white blood cells."
Author: Scott Belsky
28. "I think education is one of the greatest tools for most kids not only to expand their book knowledge, but their ability to experience new things - I think it opens more doors than any other experience I can think of."
Author: Will Estes

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Ja sam jedino sposobna zbrajati život, dok tako prepun ne postane nepodnošljiv, odvec snažan, i raspršujem se u krizama histerije, u milijune komadica, zbog prevelike kolicine života... Prava je patnja živjeti u 'unutrašnjosti života'... netko bi me morao uciniti nesvjesnom. Ubiti me. Uciniti me neosjetljivom, nemocnom. Dijelovi mene morali bi umrijeti, ali ja sam sve dobro zaštitila od umiranja."
Author: Anaïs Nin

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