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1. "Quand on a beaucoup médité sur l'homme, par métier ou par vocation, il arrive qu'on éprouve de la nostalgie pour les primates. Ils n'ont pas, eux, d'arrière-pensées."
Author: Albert Camus
2. "[Prison] relieves us of the responsibility of seriously engaging with the problems of our society, especially those produced by racism and, increasingly, global capitalism."
Author: Angela Y. Davis
3. "Dancing on the topmost edge of desire, I envisioned the blurriness from the height I achieved. Even the echoes of woes coming deep down couldn't satisfy my sense of achievement. I was all soaked in that horrid moment of projecting myself to this zenith, just to prove worthy enough to attain what I never cared for."
Author: Annie Ali
4. "I have embraced the positive resolution certainly not to entertain any discouragement; anguish and antagonism as I am aware now that I am suppose to use them as a yard tick to measure my accomplishments and victories"
Author: Archibald Gumiro
5. "Do you want a ride home?""I rode my bike, and I don't really want to keep it here at the school.""I have a truck, it won't be a problem to throw it into the bed.""Well then, I suppose I don't really have an excuse to say no, do I?""I was going to hold your duffel hostage until you said yes anyway.""Now what has my duffel bag ever done to you?"
Author: August Westman
6. "At this juncture it is important to say something about Exodus 12:7. This verse implies that we are dealing with a ritual that did not involve atoning for sin, but rather was a rite of protection for God's people, a different though not unrelated matter. It involved a blood ritual to avoid God's last blow against the firstborn. Thus Passover and atonement were not originally associated, though apparently by Jesus' day there were some such associations. Notice that nothing at all is said or suggested here about Israel's sin, or about forgiveness. This ceremony is more like an insurance policy. Yes, the blood is to avert divine wrath, but it is not wrath against Israel's particular sins. In this case they simply happened to be too close to the danger zone, or in the line of fire. We must assume that this blood ritual arose before there even was a fully formed priesthood, for it is highly unusual to have such a ritual without any mention of involvement of priests."
Author: Ben Witherington III
7. "I could. I don't think Dan can. He's trying to bang some biochemist working in the research lab next to his. For his sake, I hope she's as hot as he claims. His last lay could scare Christ off the cross."
Author: Cecy Robson
8. "So release yourself from that. Don't be strategic or coy. Strategic and coy are for jackasses. Be brave. Be authentic. Practice saying the word 'love' to the people you love so when it matters the most to say it, you will."
Author: Cheryl Strayed
9. "When it came to hiding, even Gwin had nothing to teach Dustfinger. A strange sense of curiosity had always driven him to explore the hidden, forgotten corners of this and any other place, and all that knowledge had now come in useful."
Author: Cornelia Funke
10. "For me, my discomfort with gay weddings was articulated by a close friend, who observed that gay people getting married is like retarded people getting together to give each other PhDs. It doesn't make them smarter, and it doesn't make us married."
Author: Dan Savage
11. "I learn the most from making my own mistakes."
Author: David Fincher
12. "What strange creatures we are, to find silence peaceful, when permanent silence is the thing we most dread"
Author: David Levithan
13. "And I guess I'm a kid at heart in that when I go for entertainment, I want to be totally transported. I want to go somewhere else; I want to encounter different things, different beings, different universes. And so I love that aspect of being able to play those things in both 'True Blood' and in 'American Horror Story.'"
Author: Denis O'Hare
14. "People change us. It is a rare, if not an impossible occurrence, that we come out of relationships unscathed. In our dealings with people we take something with us and we leave something behind. Some people are haunted more than others, either by the sweet perfume of another or the stink of regret."
Author: Donna Lynn Hope
15. "I'm very happy and excited to be re-joining the Sixers family as a part of their broadcast team. I spent my best and most enthusiastic years of my NBA career with this organization and its fans and I truly feel honored and blessed to have been given this opportunity to return."
Author: Eric Snow
16. "I like to be perfectly open and sincere, and yet it is impossible to be sincere to all of one's self at once, so for the deepest understanding one must seek those with whom one can be most truly one's self and never be blind to the ineffable drollery of it all."
Author: Everett Ruess
17. "Weetzie could see him--it was a man, a little man in a turban, with a jewel in his nose, harem pants, and curly-toed slippers. "Lanky Lizards!" Weetzie exclaimed."Greetings," said the man in an odd voice, a rich, dark purr."Oh, shit!" Weetzie said."I beg your pardon? Is that your wish?"
Author: Francesca Lia Block
18. "We said in our 21st Century Party paper there are 61 mosaic groups, which the market research people use as different socio-economic categories and half of our members come from just five of those groups and that is very narrow - too narrow."
Author: Francis Maude
19. "In the parlor was a huge camera on wheels like the ones used in public parks, and the backdrop of a marine twilight, painted with homemade paints, and the walls papered with pictures of children at memorable moments: the first Communion, the bunny costume, the happy birthday. Year after year, during contemplative pauses on afternoons of chess, Dr. Urbino had seen the gradual covering over of the walls, and he had often thought with a shudder of sorrow that in the gallery of casual portraits lay the germ of the future of the city, governed and corrupted by those unknown children, where note even the ashes of his glory would remain."
Author: Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
20. "Only those who know the supremacy of the intellectual life— the life which has a seed of ennobling thought and purpose within it— can understand the grief of one who falls from that serene activity into the absorbing soul-wasting struggle with worldly annoyances."
Author: George Eliot
21. "Most comic scriptwriters are very bad. The artists are good, but the writers are so bad."
Author: Harry Harrison
22. "Most people, he muses, they're trying to escape from boredom, but I'm trying to get into the thick of boredom."
Author: Haruki Murakami
23. "Simpla constatare ca esti prost nu e dovada de inteligenta."
Author: Ionel Teodoreanu
24. "Avoid hating people because you might have destroyed the bridge you have just used to cross the river; you'll need that bridge to cross again when returning!"
Author: Israelmore Ayivor
25. "Don't let me lose myself."
Author: Jack Croxall
26. "What sort of philosophy one chooses depends on what sort of person one is."
Author: Johann Gottlieb Fichte
27. "The Meters are, I think, the most influential group in our time to come out of New Orleans, to have changed and introduced us all to a way of playing, and to a groove and a level of feel in playing funk-jazz."
Author: John Scofield
28. "Ele e o marido da Senhora Dona Flor, cuida de tua virtude, de tua honra, de teu respeito humano. Ele e tua face matinal, eu sou tua noite, o amante para o qual nao tem nem jeito nem coragem. Somos teus dois maridos, tuas duas faces, teu sim teu nao. Para ser feliz, precisas de nos dois. Quando era eu so, tinhas meu amor e te faltava tudo, como sofrias! Quando foi so ele, tinhas de um tudo, nada te faltava, sofrias ainda mais. Agora sim, es dona Flor inteira como deves ser"
Author: Jorge Amado
29. "The reason you might not be creating the life you want is that you are making most of your decisions unconsciously, and most of your subconscious policies (programs and rules) are fear-based and inaccurate. These inaccurate policies are sabotaging your success, because they don't want the very things you think you consciously want."
Author: Kimberly Giles
30. "Each year thousands of embryos, no bigger than the head of a pin, are created in the process of in vitro fertilization, with the support of Congress, by the way."
Author: Lois Capps
31. "The whole world organizes itself around the fact that people manage to get their awkward bodies in position to fuck, an achievement honored by toasters, tandems, and tax cuts."
Author: Lucy Ellmann
32. "At the time I perceived most religious men, particularly the pastors with all their talk about love, faith and relationship, as effeminate."
Author: Luke Ford
33. "I've wandered through the real world, and written myself through the darkness of the streets inside me. I see people walking through the city and wonder where they've been, and what the moments of their lives have done to them. If they're anything like me, their moments have held them up and shot them down.Sometimes I just survive.But sometimes I stand on the rooftop of my existence, arms stretched out, begging for more.That's when the stories show up in me.They find me all the time.They're made of underdogs and fighters. They're made of hunger and desire and trying to live decent.The only trouble is, I don't know which of those stories comes first.Maybe they all just merge into one.We'll see, I guess.I'll let you know when I decide."
Author: Markus Zusak
34. "Hey," says Hayden, "I'm Switzerland; neutral as can be, and also with great chocolate.""Get lost," Roland tells him."Already am." And Hayden strolls away."
Author: Neal Shusterman
35. "Nie tesknie za dziecinstwem, ale brakuje mi radosci czerpanej z drobiazgów, nawet wtedy, gdy wokól wszystko sie wali. Nie potrafilem zapanowac nad swiatem, w którym zylem, nie moglem odejsc od rzeczy, ludzi ani chwil, które mnie ranily, lecz znajdowalem radosc w tych niosacych szczescie."
Author: Neil Gaiman
36. "I'm politically on the left, no question about it. I oppose sweatshops, I oppose exploitation of labour in the third world."
Author: Norman Finkelstein
37. "No podemos volver atrás, Carter —dijo mamá, como si me leyera el pensamiento—. Pero nada está perdido, ni siquiera en la muerte."
Author: Rick Riordan
38. "Country fans are the most loyal in the world."
Author: Ronnie Dunn
39. "It was better not to get too close to another person. The closer you got, the more likely you were to get hurt."
Author: Rosamunde Pilcher
40. "Have you ever dreamt? At night, with your eyes closed?... Then you know that even with eyes closed, even in complete darkness, your mind can fill a frame for you, your soul, to observe and experience – a stage with color and atmosphere are as realistic as the visions you perceive while awake. This is how we Elders and the undead see, for we look at the world through an astral plane congruent with physical reality, where emotions are tangible shapes, and hopes, fears, and regrets collect themselves into transparent auras."
Author: S.E. Lindberg
41. "«Ai tempi di mio nonno» dice il generale «si metteva una pinta di vino davanti a ogni invitato. Era la dose che toccava a ciascuno. Una pinta, un litro e mezzo. "Vino da tavola" veniva chiamato. Mio padre raccontava che si metteva del vino da tavola in caraffe di cristallo anche davanti agli invitati del re. Una per ciascuno degli ospiti. Ecco perché si chiamava vino da tavola: perché stava lì e si poteva berne a volontà. I vini di qualità venivano serviti a parte. Questa era la regola che vigeva per le bevande alla mensa del re»."
Author: Sándor Márai
42. "Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today."
Author: Seneca
43. "As regards intellectual work it remains a fact, indeed, that great decisions in the realm of thought and momentous discoveries and solutions of problems are only possible to an individual, working in solitude."
Author: Sigmund Freud
44. "When they shall paint our sockets grayAnd light us like a stinking fuse,Remember that we once could say,Yesterday we had a world to lose."
Author: Stanley Kunitz
45. "And she sees that the moonlight is losing its orange glow. It has become buttery, and will soon turn to silver."
Author: Stephen King
46. "For almost ninety years I've walked among my kind, and yours… all the time thinking I was complete in myself, not realizing what I was seeking. And not finding anything, because you weren't alive yet."
Author: Stephenie Meyer
47. "Just an observation: it is impossible to be both grateful and depressed. Those with a grateful mindset tend to see the message in the mess. And even though life may knock them down, the grateful find reasons, if even small ones, to get up."
Author: Steve Maraboli
48. "If we neglect Scripture in order to read only other books, we not only cut ourselves from the divine umbilical cord that feeds our souls, we also cut ourselves from the truth that makes it possible for us to benefit from the truth, goodness, and beauty in the books that we read."
Author: Tony Reinke
49. "PatriotismBreathes there the man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, 'This is my own, my native land!' Whose heart hath ne'er within him burn'd As home his footsteps he hath turn'dFrom wandering on a foreign strand? If such there breathe, go, mark him well; For him no Minstrel raptures swell; High though his titles, proud his name, Boundless his wealth as wish can claim;Despite those titles, power, and pelf, The wretch, concentred all in self, Living, shall forfeit fair renown, And, doubly dying, shall go down To the vile dust from whence he sprung,Unwept, unhonour'd, and unsung."
Author: Walter Scott
50. "It took me 10 years to realize that I don't know 'em, 10 years to realize that it's possible to learn them, then another 10 years to learn how to do things."
Author: Warren Zevon

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