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151. "All knots that lovers tieAre tied to sever.Here shall your sweetheart lie,Untrue for ever."
Author: A.E. Housman
152. "Well, because I'm naturally a tomboy, when I have sleepovers with girls, they end up going home and crying."
Author: Alexa Vega
153. "I have never in my career embarked on a journey towards controversy. I have never deliberately set a flame."
Author: Amanda Palmer
154. "Sydney discovers that she minds the loss of her mourning. When she grieved, she felt herself to be intimately connected to Daniel. But with each passing day, he floats away from her. When she thinks about him now, it is more as a lost possibility than as a man. She has forgotten his breath, his musculature."
Author: Anita Shreve
155. "Ivanov: With a heavy head, with a slothful spirit, exhausted, overstretched, broken, without faith, without love, without a goal, I roam like a shadow among men and I don't know who I am, why I'm alive, what I want. And I now think that love is nonsense, that embraces are cloying, that there's no sense in work, that song and passionate speeches are vulgar and outmoded. And everywhere I take with me depression, chill boredom, dissatisfaction, revulsion from life... I am destroyed, irretrievably!"
Author: Anton Chekhov
156. "My wife cooks. I can't cook. I can remix leftovers pretty good, though."
Author: Big Boi
157. "Even if the two lovers are mature and experienced people who know that broken hearts heal in the end and can clearly foresee that, if they once steeled themselves to go through the present agony of parting, they would almost certainly be happier ten years hence than marriage is at all likely to make them - even then, they would not part."
Author: C.S. Lewis
158. "The proposal that men and women should be treated equally under the law is hardly a controversial concept."
Author: Carolyn Maloney
159. "Those who feel guilty contemplating "betraying" the tradition they love by acknowledging their disapproval of elements within it should reflect on the fact that the very tradition to which they are so loyal—the "eternal" tradition introduced to them in their youth—is in fact the evolved product of many adjustments firmly but delicately made by earlier lovers of the same tradition."
Author: Daniel Dennett
160. "If I had my phone with me, I could try to call her, but I'm not sure my calling plan covers interdimensional roaming.-Camedon"
Author: Emily Hainsworth
161. "The long and distressing controversy over capital punishment is very unfair to anyone meditating murder."
Author: Geoffrey Fisher
162. "Just like zillions of children, album covers educated and informed me, and certainly did I later transpose organically, rather than by intent, those principles both in fashion design and photography."
Author: Hedi Slimane
163. "Still stands the forest primeval; but far away from its shadow, Side by side, in their nameless graves, the lovers are sleeping.Under the humble walls of the little catholic churchyard,In the heart of the city, they lie, unknown and unnoticed;Daily the tides of life go ebbing and flowing beside them,Thousands of throbbing hearts, where theirs are at rest and forever,Thousands of aching brains, where theirs no longer are busy,Thousands of toiling hands, where theirs have ceased from their labors,Thousands of weary feet, where theirs have completed their journey!"
Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
164. "The Old Language really was beautiful, Blay thought. Staring at the symbols, for one brief, ridiculous moment he imagined his own name across Qhuinn's shoulders, carved into that smooth skin in the manner of the mating ritual.Never going to happen. They were destined to be best friends...which, compared to strangers, was something huge. Compared to lovers? It was the cold side of a locked door."
Author: J.R. Ward
165. "I played in Kent's triumphant Second XI Trophy final team last season, ironically against Hampshire 2nds at the Rose Bowl last September, finishing with 2-17 off six overs."
Author: James Hibberd
166. "There are numerous cases of that, where one of our writers discovers another writer whom he likes, and we then take that book on. So it's a very close relationship. We can do that because we're so small."
Author: James Laughlin
167. "I would just like my children to be able to eat fish when they grow up. Now, I don't think there's anything controversial about that."
Author: James Murdoch
168. "Kitten…" "Hmm?" I fisted the covers. "Just making sure you're still with me." He kissed the side of my leg, right above my knee. "Don't want you falling asleep or anything." Like sleep was possible. Ever."
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
169. "Why do the greatest miracle stories seem to come from mission fields, either overseas or among the destitute here at home (the Teen Challenge outreach to drug addicts, for example)? Because the need is there. Christians are taking their sound doctrine and extending it to lives in chaos, which is what God has called us all to do. Without this extension of compassion it is all too easy for Bible teachers and authors to grow haughty. We become proud of what we know. We are so impressed with our doctrinal orderliness that we become intellectually arrogant. We have the rules and theories all figured out while the rest of the world is befuddled and confused about God's truth … poor souls."
Author: Jim Cymbala
170. "I cannot imagine not reading. Some books, of course, are like lovers; you go to bed with them once and fall asleep immediately...But other books become house guests. THey take up residence in the rooms of the mond and never leave."
Author: Joe Bennett
171. "Working overseas is more difficult in that it's much more complicated to get people to open their hearts to you and to tell you information."
Author: John Pomfret
172. "I always think I know the way a novel will go. I write maps on oversized art pads like the kind I carried around in college when I was earnest about drawing. I need to have some idea of the shape of the novel, where its headed, so that I can proceed with confidence. But the truth is my characters start doing and saying things I don't expect."
Author: Julianna Baggott
173. "Eventually you love people - friends or lovers - because of their flaws."
Author: Karen Allen
174. "I've become a collector of stories about unlikely returns: the sudden reappearance of the long-lost son, the father found, the lovers reunited after forty years. Once in awhile, a letter does fall behind a post office desk and lie there for years before it's finally discovered and delivered to the rightful address. The seemingly brain-dead sometimes wake up and start talking. I'm always on the lookout for proof that what is done can sometimes be undone."
Author: Karen Thompson Walker
175. "Was it just her, or did lovers look more adoringly at each other in this city? Especially in the springtime.'Die, bastards.'She sighed. It wasn't their fault that they were bastards who should die."
Author: Kresley Cole
176. "So ask me again why I'll win a battle of wills." "Fine." She jammed her feet under the covers. "Why?" "Because I'm immortal and you're a mere human. I have an eternity to out-stubborn you."
Author: Larissa Ione
177. "I roll the covers back up over him and take his hand, noticing how well our palms fit together and thinking back to just after the last time he saved me—when he took my hand and told me that we'd always be together.I lower my head to his chest and continue to squeeze his palm. Tears fall onto the bedsheets, dampening the fabric just above his heart. "I'm so sorry," I tell him, over and over again.A few moments later, there's a twitching sensation inside my hand. Ben's fingers glides over my thumb. ‘Sorry for what?" he breaths. His voice is raspy and weak.I lift my head to check his face. His eyelids flutter. The monitor starts beeping faster. And his lips struggle to move."Don't try to talk," I tell him, searching for the nurse's call buzzer."Please," he whispers, his eyes almost fully open now. "Don't let go.""I won't," I promise, gripping his hand even harder."
Author: Laurie Faria Stolarz
178. "Hi," I say, stopping right in front of him. "I missed you today in chemistry.""I got to school a little late.""But you left my house early," I say, wondering what time he did in fact leave—if he waited until I fell asleep or stayed until the last possible moment."I still overslept," he explains."I'm sorry if that was my fault.""I think it was your fault." He smiles wider. "Once I got home, I couldn't really fall asleep. Too wound up, I guess.""Because of all the drama with Adam?"He shakes his head and touches the side of my face, raising my chin slightly to kiss my lips."
Author: Laurie Faria Stolarz
179. "Gamblers and lovers really play to lose."
Author: Lawrence Durrell
180. "I should be happy, right? I have a home, a job, more money than I need, a dad and mum and brothers who care about me, even if they don't readily share such feelings...." But somehow none of it felt real; it felt, I suppose, like it wasn't even really my life. I hadn't built it, hadn't fought for it, hadn't erected a real, true life for myself from the elements of passion and longing. I was lonely, yes, but not just for friends or lovers. Honestly, I was lonely for me. Sounds silly, I suppose, but all these years I'd lived with me, and never felt like I was really there."
Author: Leon Logothetis
181. "What everyone fails to notice, when talking to the other humans, to mothers and lovers and strangers in the streeet, is the one obvious point: 'future corpse, future corpse."
Author: Luke Davies
182. "Old lovers go the way of old photographs, bleaching out gradually as in a slow bath of acid: first the moles and pimples, then the shadings. Then the faces themselves, until nothing remains but the general outlines."
Author: Margaret Atwood
183. "Poor William!" said he, "dear lovely child, he now sleeps with his angel mother! Who that had seen him bright and joyous in his young beauty, but must weep over his untimely loss! To die so miserably; to feel the murderer's grasp! How much more a murderer, that could destroy such radiant innocence! Poor little fellow! one only consolation have we; his friends mourn and weep, but he is at rest. The pang is over, his sufferings are at an end for ever. A sod covers his gentle form, and he knows no pain. He can no longer be a subject for pity; we must reserve that for his miserable survivors."
Author: Mary Shelley
184. "Alas, is even Love too weak to unlock the heart and let it speak? Are even lovers powerless to reveal To one another what indeed they feel?"
Author: Matthew Arnold
185. "At this point, a few words on this term 'horror' are perhaps called for. Some amateurs of this kind of literature engage in endless hairsplitting disputes, centered around this word and its close companion 'terror', as to which' stories may so be categorized and which may not, and whether or not descriptions such as weird or fantasy or macabre are preferable. The designation 'horror', with its connotations of revulsion, satisfies me no more than it does the purists but I believe that it is the only term which embraces all the stories in this collection and which succinctly suggests to the majority of readers what is in store for them. Horror then, in this instance, covers tales of the Supernatural and of physical terror, of ghosts and necromancy and of inhuman violence and all the dark corners and crevices of human belief and behavior that lie in between. ("An Age In Horror" - introduction)"
Author: Michel Parry
186. "The PriestessHer skin was pale, and her eyes were dark, and her hair was dyed black. She went on a daytime talk show and proclaimed herself a vampire queen. She showed the cameras her dentally crafted fangs, and brought on ex-lovers who, in various stages of embarrassment, admitted that she had drawn their blood, and that she drank it."You can be seen in a mirror, though?" asked the talk show hostess. She was the richest woman in America, and had got that way by bringing the freaks and the hurt and the lost out in front of her cameras and showing their pain to the world.The studio audience laughed.The woman seemed slightly affronted. "Yes. Contrary to what people may think, vampires can be seen in mirrors and on television cameras.""Well, that's one thing you finally got right, honey," said the hostess of the daytime talk show. But she put her hand over her microphone as she said it, and it was never broadcast."
Author: Neil Gaiman
187. "We must look after our own before lining the pockets of overseas countries and investors."
Author: Pauline Hanson
188. "Gossip isn't scandal and it's not merely malicious. It's chatter about the human race by lovers of the same."
Author: Phyllis McGinley
189. "They were all the same size, but when you put them on, the clothes shifted and slid until they fit. The uniforms were apparently the same, because as Jenna slipped into the skirt, the hem brushed her shins, only to slither back up her body until the skirt fell just below her knees."I don't know if that's convenient or creepy," she said, inspecting her legs.Shoving off the covers, I got out of bed and went to get my own uniform. "Let's go with creepy, shall we?"Jenna pulled on her blazer, and I noticed she was chewing her lower lip, obviously thinking something over."You know, that's a dangerous habit for a vampire," I told her, nodding at her mouth."
Author: Rachel Hawkins
190. "The uniform makes for brotherhood, since when universally adopted it covers up all differences of class and country."
Author: Robert Baden Powell
191. "In ten years I will be a beautiful charming lovely lady writer without any husband or children but lots of lovers and everyone will read the books I write and want to marry me but I will never marry any of them. I will have lots of money and jewels too."
Author: Shirley Jackson
192. "We have to remind the people: Congress has the constitutional obligation and public responsibility to oversee these issues and the Department of Justice's operations."
Author: Sibel Edmonds
193. "I'd like to form a club just for fathers. Specifically, fathers of daughters. There would be lots of overstuffed leather chairs, wood paneling, dim lights. The works."
Author: Steve Schirripa
194. "WTF!" she says, throwing her hands in the air. "I didn't know this was a fucked-up relationship reunion."Olivia covers her eyes. "Don't judge me."Cammie smacks me on the butt and hugs Olivia. "I told you I'd come right away, you didn't have to call him.""I called him first," she says. "He makes me feel safer than you do." "It's his massive penis, isn't it? He could just smack Dobson with it and he'd-"
Author: Tarryn Fisher
195. "How about Oversized Dickhead?" He shrugged. "Didn't hear you complaining about my oversized—" She shot to her feet, jostling the table. "Can I speak with you in private?" "You need it right now?" He feigned exasperation. "We're in the middle of dinner, woman. You're insatiable."
Author: Tessa Bailey
196. "It's in our nature to want to watch our human frailties played out on a huge, epic canvas. Ancient societies had anthropomorphic gods: a huge pantheon expanding into centuries of dynastic drama: fathers and sons, star-crossed lovers, warring brothers, martyred heroes. Tales that taught us the danger of hubris and the primacy of humility. It's the everyday stuff of everyman's life, but it's writ large, and we love it."
Author: Tom Hiddleston
197. "A person soon forgets about God as soon as he recovers from sickness."
Author: Vikrant Parsai
198. "I had not then acquired the technique that I flatter myself now enables me to deal competently with the works of modern artist. If this were the place I could write a very neat little guide to enable the amateur of pictures to deal to the satisfaction of their painters with the most diverse manifestations of the creative instinct. There is the intense ‘By God!' that acknowledges the power of the ruthless realist, the ‘It's so awfully sincere' that covers your embarrassment when you are shown the coloured photograph of an alderman's widow, the low whistle that exhibits your admiration for the post-impressionist, the ‘Terribly amusing' that expresses what you feel about the cubist, the ‘Oh!' of one who is overcome, the ‘Ah!' of him whose breath is taken away."
Author: W. Somerset Maugham
199. "A mermaid found a swimming lad, Picked him up for her own,Pressed her body to his body,Laughed; and plunging downForgot in cruel happinessThat even lovers drown."
Author: W.B. Yeats
200. "The reason so many people never get anywhere in life is because when opportunity knocks, they are out in the backyard looking for four-leaf clovers."
Author: Walter Chrysler

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