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1. "It is good to dress in fair clothes to dine with friends. It honors your host, if you are a guest; and your guest if you are a host. And both adorn the feast, and so celebrate the gifts of the world."
Author: Alison Croggon
2. "This is shitty to say, but there's not much pathos involved in a case like that. Think about it: Little So-and-so the Fourth drowns himself Tuesday night after receiving his midterm grades in the school of civil engineering. The body goes back to Westchester, and a lounge in the library or a nature path gets named after him, and a bunch of blue-blood kids remember him fondly. Sorry. There's about one story a year like that. Poor Billy Fuckup, Jr., in his Gap khakis, the pressure of going to classes all day really got to him. If I were a better person, I would have felt badly having seen things like that."
Author: Cara Hoffman
3. "Making reality real is art's responsibility. It is a practical assignment, then, a self-assignment: to achieve, by a cultivated sensitivity for observing life, a capacity for receiving impressions, a lonely, unremitting, unaided, unaidable vision, and transferring this vision without distortion to it onto the pages of a novel, where, if the reader is so persuaded, it will turn into the reader's illusion."
Author: Eudora Welty
4. "I'm not that comfortable with actors receiving honours, partly because I think they ought to go to those who really help others."
Author: Jim Broadbent
5. "Man only honors what he conquers or defends."
Author: Joseph Goebbels
6. "I drink Coke-zero while I score coke from an honors student in Huntington Beach."
Author: Kris Kidd
7. "Nothing annoys people so much as not receiving invitations."
Author: Oscar Wilde
8. "That work led to the emergence of the recombinant DNA technology thereby providing a major tool for analyzing mammalian gene structure and function and formed the basis for me receiving the 1980 Nobel Prize in Chemistry."
Author: Paul Berg
9. "It gave me an extraordinary feeling, being on the receiving end of such a stare. It made me feel like I was more important than air to him for a brief, profound moment."
Author: R.K. Lilley
10. "The married state, with and without the affection suitable to it, is the completest image of heaven and hell we are capable of receiving in this life."
Author: Richard Steele
11. "Greed has increasingly become a virtue among Wall Street bankers and corporate CEOs in the U.S. Nowhere else in the world do CEOs insist on receiving compensation as high compared to what their employees earn."
Author: Simon Mainwaring
12. "And second, once we are caught in the pattern of creating ourselves from cultural blueprints, it becomes a primary way of receiving validation. We become unknowingly bound up in a need to please the cultural father--the man holding the brush--and live up to his images of what a woman should be and do. We're rewarded when we do; life gets difficult when we don't."
Author: Sue Monk Kidd

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The courage to put an end to war, to see the abysmal stupidity of it, is certainly no less than that needed to start one."
Author: Claudio Magris

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