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1. "You are pulling down heaven and raising up a whore"
Author: Arthur Miller
2. "In 1985 as a teenager in Kenya, I was an adamant member of the Muslim Brotherhood."
Author: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
3. "I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers - the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors."
Author: Beverley Mitchell
4. "I didn't rebel as a child. I missed that angry teenager thing."
Author: Billy Crystal
5. "We're very open and outspoken about our faith and our beliefs. We also talk about our doubts, our moments of insecurities. We talk about it all day, how we're inspired by God. We recognize little miracles every day, and that's how we're raising our daughter."
Author: Boris Kodjoe
6. "Adults identify as Christians typically because they had formative experiences as a child or as a teenager that connected them to Christianity. But that connection is often shallow and on the surface, having more to do with cultural identification than it does with deep faith. And our research shows that Mosaics do not share the cultural identification of previous generations."
Author: David Kinnaman
7. "Our father died when we were very young, so our mother raised six kids. We saw the world filtered through her eyes, being a minority woman raising six kids."
Author: Gilbert Hernandez
8. "I have never met a truly strong person who didn't have self-respect. I think a lot of inwardly and outwardly directed contempt passes itself off as self-respect: the idea of raising yourself by stepping on someone's shoulders instead of doing it yourself. When I see guys working out for cosmetic reasons, I see vanity exposing them in the worst way, as cartoon characters, billboards for imbalance and insecurity. Strength reveals itself through character. - "The Iron"
Author: Henry Rollins
9. "The gym instructor was the first to raise his hand. All the other hands flew up after his. While raising their hands, everybody looked at the raised hands of the others. If someone's own hand wasn't as high as the others', he would stretch his arms a little farther. People kept their hands up until their fingers grew tired and started to droop and their elbows began to feel heavy and pull downward. Everyone looked around, and since no one else's arm was lowered, they straightened their fingers again and extended their elbows. Sweat stains showed under the arms; shirts and blouses came untucked. Necks were stretched, ears turned red, lips parted and stayed half-open. Heads kept still, while eyes slid from side to side."
Author: Herta Müller
10. "Classical music only really came into my life in 1969. I wish I had heard classical music and church music when I was a teenager or even as a child."
Author: Ian Anderson
11. "I have spied for you and lied for you, put myself in mortal danger for you. Everything was supposed to be to keep Lily Potter's son safe. Now you tell me you have been raising him like a pig for slaughter —"
Author: J.K. Rowling
12. "At school, our classroom had a small rodent zoo consisting of tworabbits, three hamsters, a litter of baby gerbils and a guinea pig. At first, I'dthought the teacher was raising snack food, which impressed me, being thefirst sign of intelligence she'd shown. Soon, though, I'd figured out theanimals' true purpose and left them alone, though I would never understandthe appeal of petting and coddling perfectly good food."
Author: Kelley Armstrong
13. "You have to breathe," Sage was shouting in Damon's ear. "Take a breath, as if you were going to speak, but then hold onto it, as if raising your Power.Think about your insides. Get those lungs working!"The words confused Elena."There!" cried Sage. "You see?""But it only lasts an instant. Then I need to do it again.""But, yes, that is the point!""I tell you I'm dying and you laugh at me?" a disheveled Damon shouted. "I'm blind, deaf, my senses are haywire-and you laugh!"
Author: L.J. Smith
14. "This is the culture you're raising your kids in. Don't be surprised if it blows up in your face."
Author: Marilyn Manson
15. "I'll never stop eating animals, I'm sure, but I do think that for the benefit of everyone, the time has come to stop raising them industrially and stop eating them thoughtlessly."
Author: Mark Bittman
16. "Compared to the challenges or raising an autistic child, weightlifting is a relief."
Author: Melanie Roach
17. "The liberal groups spent months raising money so they could take down anyone President Bush nominated. But they have not been able to touch judge Roberts."
Author: Michael Oxley
18. "A bonus in raising a child you don't have a biological tie to is you will never saddle them with watching their every move and declaring their musical talent as "that's from your dad's side"."
Author: Nia Vardalos
19. "Um, what's cooking in that sadistic brain of yours?" Jen asked nervously.Sally's eyes snapped open. "I was just thinking that maybe if you met someone else then you could get past your furry problem.""My furry problem? Really? You make it sound like I have abnormal leg hair growth or something." Jen rolled her eyes."Look." Sally stopped Jen before she could walk out of the room. "Let's just give it a go. You, me, and Jacque – tonight. We'll get Sorin to take us somewhere where there are going to be guys. Then you can do your thing.""My thing?" Jen asked, raising her eyebrows."Yeah. You know, your thing. The hottie hunting thing."Jen laughed. "Man, it sounded like such a good idea at the time."Sally groaned. "Oh, come on, Jen."Jen interrupted her before Sally could continue. "Don't. Don't do that whiny voice.""Then say you will go tonight," Sally challenged. "Or are you chicken?""You really like living on the edge, don't you, Thelma?""Hey, I'm just calling it how I see it."
Author: Quinn Loftis
20. "What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope of raising a great son or daughter?"
Author: Rose Kennedy
21. "Rather than raising his voice like everyone else, he leaned close to my ear and asked, "Dance with me?" I felt his warm breath and inhale the scent of his aftershave -something basic and male."
Author: Tammara Webber
22. "Instead of raising taxes as some would insist, we need to reduce waste and inefficiency in government."
Author: Tim Murphy

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Living like that utterly convinced me of the extreme limitations of language. I was just a chlld then,so I have only an intuitive understanding of the degree to which one losses control of words once they are spoken or written. It was then that I first felt a deep curiosity about language, and understood it as a tool that encompasses both a single moment and eternity"
Author: Banana Yoshimoto

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