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1. "Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing."
Author: Aesop
2. "Je pensais de meme que notre jeunesse etait finie et le bonheur manqué. I thought too that our youth was over and we had failed to find happiness."
Author: Alain Fournier
3. "If we can't, as artists, improve on real life, we should put down our pencils and go bake bread."
Author: Barbara Kingsolver
4. "Patch reached for my hand and pushed my dad's ring off the tip of his finger and into my palm, curling my fingers around it. He kissed my knuckles. "I was going to give this back earlier, but it wasn't finished."I opened my palm and held the ring up. The same heart was engraved on the underside, but now there were two names carved on either side of it: NORA and JEV.I looked up. "Jev? That's your real name?""Nobody's called me that in a long time."
Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
5. "I think it is incredibly important to be open and accessible and treat people fairly and look them in the eye and tell them what is on your mind."
Author: Bob Iger
6. "Oh, my dear, if you only knew how strange is the matter regarding which I am here, it is you who would laugh. I have learned not to think little of any one's belief, no matter how strange it may be. I have tried to keep an open mind, and it is not the ordinary things of life that could close it, but the strange things, the extraordinary things, the things that make one doubt if they be mad or sane."
Author: Bram Stoker
7. "I like when they open the door and pull out a chair. I'm really into a man's man."
Author: Brooke Burns
8. "And the Witch tempted you to do another thing, My son, did she not?""Yes, Aslan. She wanted me to take an apple home to mother.""Understand, then, that is would have healed her, but not to your joy or hers. The day would have come when both of you would have looked back and said it would have been better to die in that illness."And then Diggory could say nothing, for tears choked him and he gave up all hopes of saving his mother's life; but at the same time he knew the Lion knew what would have happened, and that there might be things more terrible even than losing someone you love to death."
Author: C.S. Lewis
9. "... we produced a bundle of pens, a copious supply of ink, and a goodly show of writing and blotting paper. For there was something very comfortable in having plenty of stationary."
Author: Charles Dickens
10. "I love hiking in the mountains in Aspen. Breathing the clean, fresh air is great. Plus, it gives me a cardiovascular workout and firms my legs."
Author: Chris Evert
11. "Just as characteristic, perhaps, is the intellectual interdependence created through the development of the modern media of communication: post, telegraph, telephone, and popular press."
Author: Christian Lous Lange
12. "Lovelessness is a huge sin in the church. The four primary personalities in the New Testament- Jesus, Paul, Peter, and John- all four of them say that love is the most important thing. But the only time love really counts is when something unlovely happens."
Author: Chu Jeff
13. "RITA finalist Colleen Coble is the author of several bestselling romantic suspense series, including the Mercy Falls series, the Lonestar"
Author: Colleen Coble
14. "Oh yeah, and Spader was hanging out with a penguin"-Bobby Pendragon"
Author: D.J. MacHale
15. "Let it go -- thesmashed word brokenopen vow orthe oath cracked lengthwise -- let it go itwas sworn togolet them go -- thetruthful liars andthe false fair friendsand the boths andneithers -- you must let them go theywere bornto golet all go -- thebig small middlingtall bigger reallythe biggest and allthings -- let all godearso comes love"
Author: E.E. Cummings
16. "Whoever believes physical size and tests of speed or strength have anything to do with a soccer player's prowess is sorely mistaken. Just as mistaken as those who believe that IQ tests have anything to do with talent or that there is a relationship between penis size and sexual pleasure. Good soccer players need not to be titans sculpted by Michelangelo. In soccer, ability is much more important than shape, and in many cases skill is the art of turning limitations into virtues."
Author: Eduardo Galeano
17. "Most Muggles lived in a world defined by the limits of what you could do with cars and telephones. Even though Muggle physics explicitly permitted possibilities like molecular nanotechnology or the Penrose process for extracting energy from black holes, most people filed that away in the same section of their brain that stored fairy tales and history books, well away from their personal realities: Long ago and far away, ever so long ago."
Author: Eliezer Yudkowsky
18. "Los Angeles is just a more open place. The way L.A. functions is that people give you a forum. They say, Show us what you can do."
Author: Esa Pekka Salonen
19. "I want to undo this. To make it right. But I have no idea how. I don't seem to know how to open up to people without getting the door slammed in my face. So I do nothing."
Author: Gayle Forman
20. "I love the grandiosity of Hollywood movies, and even in independents, I love the canvas you can tell your story on. I love fiction filmmaking, you really feel like you're creating something."
Author: George Hickenlooper
21. "He was dimly angry with himself, he did not know why. It was that he had struck his wife. He had forgotten it, but was miserable about it, notwithstanding. And this misery was the voice of the great Love that had made him and his wife and the baby and Diamond, speaking in his heart, and telling him to be good. For that great Love speaks in the most wretched and dirty hearts; only the tone of its voice depends on the echoes of the place in which it sounds. On Mount Sinai, it was thunder; in the cabman's heart it was misery; in the soul of St John it was perfect blessedness."
Author: George MacDonald
22. "Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers."
Author: Gerald F. Lieberman
23. "It is my ambition as a Dichter to maintain, for a small number of people who may happen to understand me and be accessible to my influence, a transcendent life, or at least the desire for it, in the midst of the money-and-war-culture which the world has become."
Author: Hermann Hesse
24. "...Este hombre tenía un lenguaje corporal increíble, sólo al observarlo se podía percibir si era amoroso y tierno, o salvaje y apasionado. Él era así, podía despertar el amor y la ternura y al mismo tiempo la pasión y el deseo, pensar en lo último me excitaba mucho. Inconscientemente me saboreaba y humedecía mis labios con la lengua, este hombre despertó en mí un apetito insaciable que no sabía cómo controlar. Me encantaba observarlo cuando él no se daba cuenta y lo que ese bendito roce me provocaba, no lo podía describir."
Author: Itxa Bustillo
25. "The voice is raised, and that is where poetry begins. And even today, in the prolonged aftermath of modernism, in places where 'open form' or free verse is the orthodoxy, you will find a memory of that raising of the voice in the term 'heightened speech.'"
Author: James Fenton
26. "All he's done since then is poke me with his pen." "Probably because he wants to poke you with something else," she said dryly. My eyes bugged. "I can't believe you said that."
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
27. "I SAW THEIR STUNNING BODIES GO SLACKAND GET HAIR IN THE WRONG PLACESAND I VOWED I WOULD NOT PERMITTHAT TO HAPPEN TO ME."
Author: Jenny Holzer
28. "Repentance is not merely turning away from your sin but turning to the Lamb who takes away your sin. "Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world". 1 John 1:29"
Author: John Paul Warren
29. "Le auto sono come le persone. Ogni giorno andiamo in giro in mezzo alla ressa, corriamo di qua e di là, arrivando quasi a toccarci ma in realtà c'è pochissimo contatto. Tutti quegli scontri mancati. Tutte quelle opportunità perse. E' inquietante, a pensarci bene. Forse è meglio non pensarci affatto"
Author: Jonathan Coe
30. "Somehow suspension sounded way worse than detention. Detention happens to everybody. Suspension, though - that's for the sociopaths.I wasn't a hundred percent sure I was ready to take that leap."
Author: Katie Alender
31. "- 'Music opens your soul, makes you ready.'- 'Ready for what?'- He smiles big. 'Exactly."
Author: Libba Bray
32. "Gretel in Darkness:This is the world we wanted.All who would have seen us deadare dead. I hear the witch's crybreak in the moonlight through a sheetof sugar: God rewards.Her tongue shrivels into gas....Now, far from women's armsAnd memory of women, in our father's hutwe sleep, are never hungry.Why do I not forget?My father bars the door, bars harmfrom this house, and it is years.No one remembers. Even you, my brother,summer afternoons you look at me as thoughyou meant to leave,as though it never happened.But I killed for you. I see armed firs,the spires of that gleaming kiln--Nights I turn to you to hold mebut you are not there.Am I alone? Spieshiss in the stillness, Hanselwe are there still, and it is real, real,that black forest, and the fire in earnest."
Author: Louise Glück
33. "I had risked everything, and I had nothing to show for it but my open hand, lying empty and palm up toward the ceiling."
Author: Maggie Stiefvater
34. "Comedians in their infancy are generally selfish, irresponsible, emotionally retarded, morally dubious, substance-addicted animals who live out of boxes and milk crates. They are plagued with feelings of failure and fraudulence. They are prone to fleeting fits of manic grandiosity and are completely dependent on the acceptance and approval of rooms full of strangers, strangers the comedian resents until he feels sufficiently loved and embraced.Perhaps I am only speaking for myself here."
Author: Marc Maron
35. "Utopianism's equality is intolerant of diversity, uniqueness, debate, etc., for utopianism's purpose requires a singular focus. There can be no competing voices or causes slowing or obstructing society's long and righteous march. Utopianism relies on deceit, propaganda, dependence, intimidation, and force. In its more aggressive state, as the malignancy of the enterprise becomes more painful and its impossibility more obvious, it incites violence inasmuch as avenues for free expression and civil dissent are cut off. Violence becomes the individual's primary recourse and the state's primary response. Ultimately, the only way out is the state's termination."
Author: Mark R. Levin
36. "I find the positive in the negative all the time. Any time you give something power, it wins, and it can continuously happen, so I just let negative people know they have no place in my life. They have no place around my children."
Author: Monica Denise Brown
37. "The question of Heaven, the question of what happens after death, is one which a lot of people in our culture try to put off as long as they can, but sooner or later it suddenly swings round and looks them in the eye."
Author: N. T. Wright
38. "It's one of those unforgettable moments that happen as a child, when you discover that all along the world has been betraying you."
Author: Nicole Krauss
39. "Forgotten about you?" He caught her chin, forced her to make eye contact, his gaze flashing anger, then slowly going gentle. "That would never happen. Never."And Natalie got the sense that she'd hurt him."
Author: Pamela Clare
40. "Tell me again about the girl whose handshave no color. Whose hands are completelywhite. This time make them damned, oruntouched, or have her open a red umbrellaor point at some maple leaves and damnednear cry. Those hands. As freakish goes,I wish I had a tail. Maybe then you'd knowhow much I like you. It shakes me through,damn through. It shakes me. When she carriesa peacock feather. When she touches her neckor thighs. You're a person. It's not so bad.You have hands. You are a person with handsto hold things. Things you like. Tremendousthings. Tell me what you will hold today. Iknow there is room for everything. There is noneed to be ceremonious. Tell what gets let go."
Author: Rebecca Wadlinger
41. "My life used to be like that game of freeze tag we played as kids. Once tagged, you had to freeze in the position you were in. Whenever something happened, I'd freeze like a statue, too afraid of moving the wrong way, of making the wrong decision. The problem is, if you stand still too long, that's your decision."
Author: Regina Brett
42. "I cannot subscribe to the perverted reasoning that society may advance and strengthen the rule of law by the expenditure of morally innocent lives but that progress in the law may never be made at the price of morally guilty lives."
Author: Robert H. Jackson
43. "Almost all our suffering is the product of our thoughts. We spend nearly every moment of our lives lost in thought, and hostage to the character of those thoughts. You can break this spell, but it takes training just like it takes training to defend yourself against a physical assault."
Author: Sam Harris
44. "And truly it little matters what I say, this or that or any other thing. Saying is inventing. Wrong, very rightly wrong. You invent nothing, you think you are inventing, you think you are escaping, and all you do is stammer out your lesson, the remnants of a pensum one day got by heart and long forgotten, life without tears, as it is wept."
Author: Samuel Beckett
45. "My point is, there are a lot of people in the world. Noe one ever sees everything the same way you do; it just doesn't happen. So when you find one person who gets a couple of things, especially if they're important ones...you might as well hold on to them."
Author: Sarah Dessen
46. "He changes when there's a threat to be overcome: it's like he pulls on a second skin, one he almost forgets the rest of the time, and becomes a hero again. A tired, old hero, one who wields a pen instead of a sword and rides waves of paperwork rather than a white charger, but still a hero."
Author: Seanan McGuire
47. "I like to cover news when it happens, not five years later."
Author: Shepard Smith
48. "What happened?" – Abigail"What always happens when preternatural powers are unleashed or go to war, and no one cares about the collateral damage during the battle. I lost my entire family in the blink of an eye. Buy hey, I saved a lot of money on not having to buy Christmas cards." – Sasha"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
49. "Independent dance - and, fine, it's a very good thing that it remains independent - is a much tougher life: all dancers expect that, and accept that there will be periods of not being able to work, provided there are choice moments during the year when they really can work."
Author: Siobhan Davies
50. "Oh, well, I think. There will be twenty-four of us. Odds are someone else will kill him before I do. Of course, the odds have not been very dependable of late."
Author: Suzanne Collins

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