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1. "The eyebrows are the punctuation marks of the face."
Author: Dave Horowitz
2. "Hundreds of butterflies flitted in and out of sight like short-lived punctuation marks in a stream of consciousness without beginning or end."
Author: Haruki Murakami
3. "I think for a minute. Watching my wife fade into the distance, I put a hand on my heart. "Dead." I wave a hand toward my wife. "Dead." My eyes drift toward the sky and lose their focus. "Want hurt. But...doesn't." Julie looks at me like she's waiting for more, and I wonder if I've expressed anything at all with my halting, mumbled soliloquy. Are my words ever actually audible, or do they just echo in my head while people stare at me, waiting? I want to change my punctuation. I long for exclamation marks, but I'm drowning in ellipses."
Author: Isaac Marion
4. "A book is an arrangement of twenty-six phonetic symbols, ten numerals, and about eight punctuation marks, and people can cast their eyes over these and envision the eruption of Mount Vesuvius or the Battle of Waterloo."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
5. "Punctuation is no more a class issue than the air we breathe. It is a system of printers' marks that has aided the clarity of the written word for the past half-millennium, and if its time has come to be replaced, let's just use this moment to celebrate what an elegant and imaginative job it did while it had the chance."
Author: Lynne Truss
6. "...punctuation marks are the traffic signals of language: they tell us to slow down, notice this, take a detour, and stop."
Author: Lynne Truss
7. "Yes, librarians use punctuation marks to make little emoticons, smiley and frowny faces in their correspondence, but if there were one for an ironic wink, or a sarcastic lip curl, they'd wear it out."
Author: Marilyn Johnson
8. "Stories, like people and butterflies and songbirds' eggs and human hearts and dreams, are also fragile things, made up of nothing stronger or more lasting than twenty-six letters and a handful of punctuation marks. Or they are words on the air, composed of sounds and ideas-abstract, invisible, gone once they've been spoken-and what could be more frail than that? But some stories, small, simple ones about setting out on adventures or people doing wonders, tales of miracles and monsters, have outlasted all the people who told them, and some of them have outlasted the lands in which they were created."
Author: Neil Gaiman
9. "We have one of those conversations where every thing clicks, meshes, corresponds, locks, where even our pauses, even our punctuation marks, seem to be nodding in agreement."
Author: Nick Hornby
10. "I'm petrified. Because being this close to you is doing things to me. Strange things and irrational things and things that flutter against my chest and braid my bones to ether. I want a pocketful of punctuation marks to end the thoughts he's forced into my head."
Author: Tahereh Mafi
11. "It was not long after that Ganesh saw a big new notice in the shop, painted on cardboard.‘Is Leela self who write that,' Ramlogan said. ‘I didn't ask she to write it, mind you. She just sit down quiet quiet one morning after tea and write it off.'It read:NOTICENOTICE, IS. HEREBY; PROVIDED: THAT, SEATS!ARE, PROVIDED. FOR; FEMALE: SHOP, ASSISTANTS!Ganesh said, ‘Leela know a lot of punctuation marks.'That is it, sahib. All day the girl just sitting down and talking about these puncturation marks. She is like that, sahib."
Author: V.S. Naipaul

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