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1. "I prefer to be left alone with my books."
Author: Alison Weir
2. "We three belong to the Middle Ages. We have this need of heroism, and there is no place for such feelings in modern life. That is our tragedy. Once I wanted to be a saint. It seemed the only absolute act left to do, for what is most powerful in me is the craving for purity, greatness."
Author: Anaïs Nin
3. "The public character of every public servant is legitimate subject of discussion, and his fitness or unfitness for office may be fairly canvassed by any person."
Author: Charles Babbage
4. "You're a…" Becky swallowed hard at Emma's slow nod. "And they're…" Emma watched as Becky absorbed the information. When she blew out a hard breath, Emma relaxed. "This is going to cost you a fortune in Tidy Cat." Becky's laugh was shaky but Emma knew everything would be alright."
Author: Dana Marie Bell
5. "We're here because I think all that time ago you fell off the horse. I think you had the breath knocked out of you, but no one made you get back on the horse. No one was there to tell you to keep trying, that it's not okay to be afraid of the sun. But it's not okay. I'm here to tell you to try again."Livia paused to assess the impact of her words, but the mask hid Blake's expression. "Running won't stop me," she continued. "I'll keep finding you. I'll keep dragging you back here—right to this spot—until you can stand in the sun. With me."
Author: Debra Anastasia
6. "If she would just let herself go I would be there to catch her if she fell but she wasn't ready to take that step yet."Ethan Sterling in Private Emotions"
Author: Elize Amornette
7. "Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh."
Author: George Bernard Shaw
8. "It might be a little silly for someone getting to be my age to put this into words, but I just want to make sure I get the facts down clearly : I'm the kind of person who likes to be by himself. To put a finer point on it, I'm the type of person who doesn't find it painful to be alone. I find spending an hour or two everyday running alone, not speaking to anyone as well as four of five hours at my desk, to be neither difficult or boring."
Author: Haruki Murakami
9. "Okay so I fibbed a little about the kids. I didn't want her to feel bad. I mean we can't all be lucky enough to have a hamster."
Author: Janet Evanovich
10. "I don't want to fade away, I want to flame away - I want my death to be an attraction, a spectacle, a mystery. A work of art."
Author: Jennifer Egan
11. "There as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year's course. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word 'happy' would lose it's meaning if it were not balanced by sadness"- Carl Jung"
Author: Jessica Shirvington
12. "Naturally we would prefer seven epiphanies a day and an earth not so apparently devoid of angels."
Author: Jim Harrison
13. "One begins to go about with the sluggish step of a philosopher or a clochard, as more and more vital gestures become reduced to mere instincts of preservation, to a conscience more alert not to be deceived than to grasp truth."
Author: Julio Cortázar
14. "Through pain and growth, I have come to appreciate -no, more than that-I've come to love my fence, even though it may be different than the neighbors'. The concept of perfection is not flawless or ripped from a magazine. It's happiness. Happiness with all itsmessiness and not-quite-thereness. It's knowing that life is short, and the moments we choose to fill our cup wiht should be purposeful and rich. That we should be present for life, that we should drink deeply. And that's perfection. And my dad and my mom and my family-my past, present, and future with Nella, what the world may view as broken or damaged-have taught me what true beauty really is."
Author: Kelle Hampton
15. "Keep your head up, your faith strong, and your eyes open for the little miracles all around you…because they are there, just waiting to be discovered."
Author: Mandy Hale
16. "Dreaming is risky. While only some dreams can put you at physical risk, all dreams require that you take an emotional risk. By their nature, dreams create a gap between your present reality and the reality you want to have, causing you to question whether you can bridge that gap. This risk alone can be so daunting for people that they prefer to leave their dreams in their childhood or buried away beneath layers of fear, doubt, and resignation. That's why dreaming bigger dreams takes courage; it means risking the possibility that your dreams will not come true."
Author: Margie Warrell
17. "The pretty fellows you speak of, I own entertain me sometimes, but is it impossible to be diverted with what one despises? I can laugh at a puppet show, at the same time I know there is nothing in it worth my attention or regard."
Author: Mary Wortley Montagu
18. "My intellect, my wit—I'd forgotten I'd even possessed them, and they were dull and neglected, to be sure. But in the company of others who prized thought over action, laughter over brooding, they blossomed and sharpened. My tongue fairly tripped with sparkling phrases, insightful comments."
Author: Melanie Benjamin
19. "Zip it kiddo. Don't ever admit you know a thing about cooking or it'll be used against you later in life."
Author: Rebecca Wells
20. "Cloning, wow. Who would have thought? There should be a list of people who can and cannot clone themselves."
Author: Ted Danson
21. "Let dangers go; thy war shall be with me,But such a war, as breaks no bonds of peace.Speak thou fair words, I'll cross them with fair words;Send thou sweet looks, I'll meet them with sweet looks;Write loving lines, I'll answer loving lines;Give me a kiss, I'll countercheck thy kiss.Be this our warring peace, or peaceful war."
Author: Thomas Kyd
22. "The man who fears to be alone will never be anything but lonely, no matter how much he may surround himself with people. But the man who learns, in solitude and recollection, to be at peace with his own loneliness, and to prefer its reality to the illusion of merely natural companionship, comes to know the invisible companionship of God. Such a one is alone with God in all places, and he alone truly enjoys the companionship of other men, because he loves them in God in Whom their presence is not tiresome, and because of Whom his own love for them can never know satiety."
Author: Thomas Merton
23. "Without women, the beginning of our life would be helpless; the middle, devoid of pleasure; and the end, of consolation."
Author: Victor Joseph Étienne De Jouy
24. "I do not want my new works to be generated in a market or audience of any kind."
Author: Vincent Gallo
25. "Before you can inspire with emotion, you must be swamped with it yourself. Before you can move their tears, your own must flow. To convince them, you must yourself, believe."
Author: Winston Churchill

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If it be good to come under the love of God once, surely it is good to keep ourselves there. And yet how reluctant we are!"
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