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1. "The great adventure of our lives. What does it mean to die when you can live until the end of the world? and what is 'the end of the world' except a phrase, because who knows even what is the world itself? I had now lived in two centuries, seen the illusions of one shattered by the other, been eternally young and eternally ancient, possessing no illusions, living moment to moment in a way that made me picture a silver clock ticking in a void: the painted face, the delicately carved hands looked upon by no one, looking out at no one, illuminated by a light which was not a light, like the light by which god made the world before He had made light. Ticking, ticking, ticking, the precision of the clock, in a room as vast as the universe."
Author: Anne Rice
2. "Sammy Davis, I backed him up. I used to study him every night. I saw how great performers worked and was able to incorporate a little bit from the best."
Author: Bobby Vinton
3. "Du Bois marked a great stage in the history of Negro struggles when he said that Negroes could no longer accept the subordination which Booker T. Washington had preached."
Author: C. L. R. James
4. "It is the experiences, the great triumphant joy of living to the fullest extent in which real meaning is found. God it's great to be alive!"
Author: Christopher McCandless
5. "If you want quality service, you have to pay for it. You don't buy into waste. I have great misgivings about the amount of advertising that we see in the health care field, some by hospitals, a lot by drug companies."
Author: Dave Obey
6. "All me lie when they are afraid. Some tell many lies, some but a few. Some have only one great lie they tell so often that they almost come to believe it ... though some small part of them will always know that it is still a lie, and that will show upon their faces."
Author: George R.R. Martin
7. "And yet the great blue sky was above me and my eyes thirsted for its words."
Author: Gina Marinello Sweeney
8. "He was of the mold from which great men are made. Having said of anything 'Let it be done' he at once felt not only that it was accomplished, but that he had done it himself."
Author: Heywood Broun
9. "When bad things turn good, the reason can usually be found in the human heart—sometimes in the hearts of great masses of people, sometimes in the heart of a solitary soul."
Author: Jerry Spinelli
10. "Dick Gregory was a great comedian who went and got arrested, did hunger strikes, protests. It never hurt his career to be outspoken."
Author: Joe Rogan
11. "Their greatest danger was in the disbelief of their teachers. Though every one had a copy of the law, few read it; all were ready, by some excuse, to avoid this duty. Some asserted they knew it, yet never thought on it: some called these the laws of past times; not of the present. Other said the Great King did not regard the actions of his subjects, that he had neither mines nor dungeons, and that all would certainly be taken to the Heavenly City."
Author: Johann David Wyss
12. "Early on I saw the repression and idolatry of Stalinism, and when it cracked, I was open to religion again."
Author: Lionel Blue
13. "Most people's religion is what they want to believe, not what they do believe."
Author: Luther Burbank
14. "The word ‘sin' is derived from the Indo-European root ‘es-,' meaning ‘to be.' When I discovered this etymology, I intuitively understood that for a [person] trapped in patriarchy, which is the religion of the entire planet, ‘to be' in the fullest sense is ‘to sin'."
Author: Mary Daly
15. "What did I expect of him? Very little, I promise you. One more dented little face. One more adolescent freak. The usual unusual. One great thing about being in the adjustment business: you're never short of customers."
Author: Peter Shaffer
16. "Bad religion is arrogant, self-righteous, dogmatic and intolerant. And so is bad science. But unlike religious fundamentalists, scientific fundamentalists do not realize that their opinions are based on faith. They think they know the truth."
Author: Rupert Sheldrake
17. "So you want to die honorably? You are being selfish. Each and every person you killed had his own life. Whether that life was blessed or not ... everyone is born into this world ... they grow up ... some people have family ... some are alone in this world ... some have young children ... some are engaged ... some have pets ...some people have high hopes and great dreams ... other have no ambition at all and you ended everything for them Takezo."
Author: Takehiko Inoue
18. "The best defense is great offense. . .We fight through our mistakes and failures by maximizing our forward motion."
Author: Wayde Goodall
19. "Pretty girls lie at the centre of straight culture, dyke culture, fag culture. They sell everything, they buy everything, they ruin great men and women, and finally they ruin themselves, accidentally, simply by getting old."
Author: Zadie Smith

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