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1. "We wake, if we ever wake at all, to mystery, rumors of death, beauty, violence..."
Author: Annie Dillard
2. "La mia vita è monotona. Io do la caccia ale galline, e gli uomini danno la caccia a me. Tutte le galline si assomigliano, e tutti gli uomini si assomigliano. E io mi annoio perciò. Ma se tu mi addomestichi, la mia vita sarà come illuminata. Conoscerò un rumore di passi che sarà diverso da tutti gli altri. Gli altri passi mi fanno nascondere sotto terra. Il tuo mi farà uscire dalla tana, come una musica. E poi, guarda! Vedi, laggiù in fondo, dei campi di grano? Io non mangio il pane e il grano, per me è inutile. I campi di grano non mi ricordano nulla. E questo è triste! Ma tu hai i capelli color dell'oro. Allora sarà meraviglioso quando mi avrai addomesticato. E amerò il rumore del vento nel grano...» disse la volpe."
Author: Antoine De Saint Exupéry
3. "Personal discovery is something intimates just don't ask of one another. If a person could hide their deepest secrets from themselves, how can they be trusted to pass along rumors?"
Author: Bauvard
4. "Rumors about me? Calista Flockhart, Pam Anderson, and Matt Damon. That's who I'm dating."
Author: Ben Affleck
5. "Never make negative comments or spread rumors about anyone. It depreciates their reputation and yours."
Author: Brian Koslow
6. "Spread those what? Cheeks? Legs? Lies? Rumors? Okay, I was just kidding myself with those last two."
Author: Dani Alexander
7. "It was rumored that the length of the CD was determined by the duration of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, because that was Norio Ohga's favorite piece of music, and he was the president of Sony at the time. Philips had designed a CD with an 11.5 cm diameter, but Ohga insisted that a disc must be able to hold the entire Beethoven recording. The longest recording of the symphony in Polygram's archive was 74 minutes, so the CD size was increased to 12 cm diameter to accommodate the extra data."
Author: David Byrne
8. "Race can recall his grandfather's grandfather's name & "rank" in a trice), these rumors promised compensation for the tracts of their ancestral estates lost during the recent "Musket Wars." Spies"
Author: David Mitchell
9. "Nowhere can a secret keepAlways secret, dark and deep,Half so well as in the past,Buried deep to last, to last.Keep it in your own dark heart.Otherwise the rumors start.After many years have buriedSecrets over which you worried,No confidant can then betrayAll the words you didn't say.Only you can then exhumeSecrets safe within the tombOf memory, of memory,Within the tomb of memory.-The Book of Counted Sorrows"
Author: Dean Koontz
10. "Insight roams the sea of the unconscious like the Loch Ness monster, a rumor whose wake occasionally becomes visible, but even then it's mystifying and scarcely believed."
Author: Diane Ackerman
11. "La città, quel tuo desiderio bruciante di libertà, che cosa ti ha dato? Rumore e furore, che non significa nulla. Potrai anche credere che sono un vecchio pazzo fuori di cervello, ma da che io e tua madre abbiamo scelto questa vita, non abbiamo mai avuto rimpianti. Mi guadagno quello che mangio, tutto quello che ho ce l'ho indosso, non mi va di odiare nessuno, non invidio nessuno per la sua felicità"."
Author: Eleanor Brown
12. "El mar se había ido transformando en un oscuro monstruo. Pronto, la oscuridad fue total y el rumor de las olas allá abajo adquirió sombría atracción: Pensar que era tan fácil! Ella decía que éramos seres llenos de fealdad e insignificancia; pero, aunque yo sabía hasta qué punto era yo mismo capaz de cosas innobles, me desolaba el pensamiento de que también ella podía serlo, que seguramente lo era...un sordo deseo de precipitarme sobre ella y destrozarla con las uñas y de apretar su cuello hasta ahogarla y arrojarla al mar iba creciendo en mí."
Author: Ernesto Sabato
13. "We will face a day, not long from now, when all of our information comes from digital sources, meaning that rumors and untruths can spread even more quickly than before."
Author: George Takei
14. "Everybody hears whispered gossip and rumors clear across town. But nobody hears the scream next door."
Author: Graham McNamee
15. "I tried to discover, in the rumor of forests and waves, words that other men could not hear, and I pricked up my ears to listen to the revelation of their harmony."
Author: Gustave Flaubert
16. "Now I don't know if you realize it, but the film industry's a small world. It's like living in a tenement at one end of a back alley. Not only do you see everybody's dirty laundry, but once rumors start, you can't stop 'em."
Author: Haruki Murakami
17. "Some people give theirselves a certain number of white weeks once in a year, when they do not drink a single drop of alcohol. It is really wise. I myself have a few weeks per year, let us call them white or black, when I am not interested in the world around. When I come back from this isolation of the news, I realize that I have missed nothing significant. We live in the rain of disinformation and rumors, where the truth is a very small number. In those weeks of dissociation I seek for knowledge that lies within me."
Author: Henning Mankell
18. "- Non la rivedrò mai più - disse come per rispondere ad un rimprovero. - Mai! Mai! - E quando poté camminare, questa parola gli risuonò nel rumore dei propri passi e nel sibilo del vento sul paesaggio sconsolato. Sorrise da solo ripassando per i luoghi per cui era venuto e ricordando le idee che lo avevano accompagnato a quell'appuntamento. Come rimaneva sorprendente la realtà!"
Author: Italo Svevo
19. "Dear Eldritch Snitch. I slap you with the satin glove of righteous wrath! From what noxious nest of nattering nincompoopery do you release your rancorous roosters of rumor..."
Author: James Kennedy
20. "Ignorant people, whispering cruel rumors, her mother whispered. Pay them no mind."
Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
21. "?Il suono del vento mi attraversa le orecchie come il ruggito dell'universo. Forse è come il rumore che si fa quando si passa dentro al tempo, quando lo si attraversa con tutto il corpo: le braccia e le gambe che attraversano il tempo, il petto che attraversa il tempo e il viso che si porta dentro tutta l'eternità."
Author: José Luís Peixoto
22. "There were rumors and jokes and casual remarks made about him, and the bishop and his staff were content to allow Joshua's reputation to be determined by these remarks. It showed the poverty of their concern for the real life of the community and the little value they placed on reputations."
Author: Joseph F. Girzone
23. "Are you going to keep her?""Yes.""Does she know it?""Not yet."Ramsey overheard the conversation and laughed heartily. "I assume you've considered all the problems, Brodick.""I have.""It won't be an easy life for her living with—" Ramsey began. Brodick finished his sentence for him."Living with the Buchanan clan. I know, and I worry about her adjustment."Ramsey grinned. "That's not what I was going to say. It won't be easy for her living with you. Rumor has it, you're a difficult man to be around."Brodick didn't take offense. "Gillian's aware of my flaws.""And she'll still have you?" Winslow asked."As a matter of fact, she has refused to marry me."Knowing Brodick as well as they did, both Ramsey and Winslow began to laugh again."So when's the wedding?" Ramsey asked."
Author: Julie Garwood
24. "He maybe, possibly, said that if he got word of anyone getting in your way, they'd find out whether there was any truth to the rumor about him knowing how to kill a man with paper clips."
Author: Julie James
25. "And though there's a grain of truth in every rumor, I've found that the worst gossip usually starts with something harmless."
Author: Kathleen O'Dell
26. "In a lightning-fast move, he placed both of his hands on the brick wall, caging me with his body. He leaned toward me and my heart shifted into a gear I didn't know existed. His warm breath caressed my neck, melting my frozen skin. I tilted my head, waiting for the solid warmth of his body on mine. I could see his eyes again and those dark orbs screamed hunger ."I heard a rumor.""What's that?" I struggled to get out."It's your birthday."Terrified speaking would break the spell, I licked my suddenly dry lips and nodded."Happy birthday." Noah drew his lips closer to mine; that sweet musky smell overwhelmed my senses. I could almost taste his lips when he unexpectedly took a step back, inhaling deeply. The cold air slapped me into the land of sober."
Author: Katie McGarry
27. "I have to be in a relationship in order to be intimate. I'm not the one-night-stand kind of girl. Despite the rumors."
Author: Kim Kardashian
28. "The rumors of Frank Sinatra's violence and his ties to organized crime were such that journalists joked in print about me ending up in concrete boots and sleeping with the fishes if I proceeded to write his biography."
Author: Kitty Kelley
29. "Writing starts with living.—Rumors of Water: Thoughts on Creativity & Writing"
Author: L.L. Barkat
30. "I haven't read anything but regurgitated rumors. Nothing new, and nothing true."
Author: Layne Staley
31. "Ci scrutammo in silenzio per un lungo minuto, abituandoci di nuovo alla presenza dell'altro, all'essere ancora entrambi vivi, in salvo, al sicuro nella civilizzata Londra. La pioggia che batteva sui vetri e il cla-clam-cla-clam dei pistoni della Pneumopolitana divennero solo un rumore bianco in sottofondo."
Author: Letizia Loi
32. "Mercy Falls was all about rumors, and the rumor on Jack was that he got his short fuse from his dad. I didn't know about that. It seemed like you ought to pick the sort of person you would be, no matter what your parents were like."
Author: Maggie Stiefvater
33. "Cosa vuol dire amare, figlia mia? Tu lo sai? Amare per me fu tenere il respiro di Italia nelle braccia e accorgermi che ogni altro rumore si era spento. Sono un medico, so riconoscere le pulsazioni del mio cuore, sempre, anche quando non voglio. Te lo giuro, Angela, era di Italia il cuore che batteva dentro di me."
Author: Margaret Mazzantini
34. "You know what she's made of.""Yeah, good stock, good breeding, a hard head and a hunger to win." She flashed him a smile as they approached the kitchen door. "I've been told that describes me. I'm half Irish, Brian, I was born stubborn.""No arguing with that. A person might make the world a calmer place for others by being passive, but you don't get very far in it yourself, do you?""Look at that. We have a foundation of agreement. Now tell me you like spaghetti and meatballs.""It happens to be a favorite of mine.""That's handy. Mine, too. And I heard a rumor that's what's for dinner." She reached for the doorknob, then caught him off guard by brushing a light kiss over his lips. "And since we'll be joining my parents, it would probably be best if you didn't imagine me naked for the next couple of hours."She sailed in ahead of him, leaving Brian helplessly and utterly aroused."
Author: Nora Roberts
35. "The smile that flickers on a baby's lips when he sleeps- does anyone know where it was born? Yes, there is a rumor that a young pale beam of a crescent moon touched the edge of a vanishing autumn cloud, and there the smile was first born in the dream of a dew-washed morning."
Author: Rabindranath Tagore
36. "You'll be eighteen soon, but even so…" He sighed. "When this comes out, a lot of people aren't going to be happy.""Yeah, well, they can deal." Rumors and gossip I could handle."I also have a feeling your mother's going to have a very ugly conversation with me.""You're about to face down Strigoi, and my mother's the one you're scared of?"
Author: Richelle Mead
37. "Little boy and little girl.I don't know how old. Sweetest family in the world, of you listen to the old folks around here." Xander was stunned. "And nobody knows what happened to them?""Some say they high-tailed it to Europe." She raised her eyebrows at him. "Most believe he took them somewhere and killed them. Then took his own life." Dad forced a smile. "Just old rumors," he said."
Author: Robert Liparulo
38. "I know, Kiera," he said soothingly. "That's why I don't really buy the rumors. Because I know you, and I know you wouldn't put up with him cheating on you." As guilt flooded me, he added, "We're a lot alike in that way."
Author: S.C. Stephens
39. "I had heard before that there were rumors I was gay. It's funny. My cousin gets his hair cut at this place, and one of the guys there told him that Scott Wolf was gay. He didn't realize that he was my cousin."
Author: Scott Wolf
40. "There are rumors, rumors, rumors. I'm always the last one to know about these things, literally."
Author: Shawn Ashmore
41. "People make up rumors and put them on the Internet."
Author: Shiloh Fernandez
42. "As the landscape changed from brown to green, the army awakened, and began to tremble with eagerness at the noise of rumors."
Author: Stephen Crane
43. "There was one rumor that "Susie Bright" and sex theorist "Pat Califia" were one and the same, and that this individual was not actually a woman at all but a pimp hired by an entity composed of the Mitchell Brothers and a Japanese porn syndicate, which was selling women as sex slaves overseas."
Author: Susie Bright
44. "I did what I could to inflate the rumor I was on my way to stardom. What I was on my way to, by any mathematical standards known to man, was oblivion, by way of obscurity."
Author: Tallulah Bankhead
45. "Pink hamster' recently criticized for not knowing what the word ‘meta' means practicing a LOOKBOOK.nu pose titled ‘Practicing A LOOKBOOK.nu Pose In Anticipation of a Rumored LOOKBOOK.nu for Hamsters' in anticipation of a rumored LOOKBOOK.nu for hamsters worried that LOOKBOOK.nu for hamsters will never be created and beginning to think (causing its eyes to unfocus slightly) of another way to show that it knows what the word ‘meta' means and if maybe there's a way to incorporate all of this, as it is, without the existence of LOOKBOOK.nu for hamsters, into one thing that would show to its detractors that it definitely knows what the word ‘meta' means"
Author: Tao Lin
46. "The nature of rumor is known to all."
Author: Tertullian
47. "Rumors. They are there to be denied, or if the market is open, to be traded on."
Author: Viken Berberian
48. "The supper was like most Parisian suppers: silence at first, then a burst of unintelligible chatter, then witticisms that were mostly vapid, false rumors, bad reasonings, a little politics and a great deal of slander; they even spoke about new books."
Author: Voltaire
49. "An Afternoon in the StacksClosing the book, I find I have left my headinside. It is dark in here, but the chapters opentheir beautiful spaces and give a rustling sound,words adjusting themselves to their meaning.Long passages open at successive pages. An echo,continuous from the title onward, humsbehind me. From in here the world looms,a jungle redeemed by these linked sentencescarved out when an author traveled and a readerkept the way open. When this book endsI will pull it inside-out like a sockand throw it back in the library. But the rumorof it will haunt all that follows in my life.A candleflame in Tibet leans when I move."
Author: William Edgar Stafford
50. "Always remember... Rumors are carried by haters, spread by fools, and accepted by idiots."
Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour

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