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1. "They say the only way you can truly kill a Celestra is by fire. I would gladly lend myself to the flames to peer down eternally over this sinful disgrace of a planet that houses cowards such as these."
Author: Addison Moore
2. "She was gone then in a flurry of bonnet ribbons and clicking slippers. I turned, paying no attention to where I went, wishing the city would swallow me, conscious now of the hunger rising to overtake reason. I was almost loath to put an end to it. I needed to let the lust, the excitement blot out all consciousness, and I thought of the kill over and over and over, walking slowly up this street and down the next, moving inexorably towards it, saying, It's a string which is pulling me through the labyrinth."
Author: Anne Rice
3. "You want me to be unselfish? A vampire is selfish. We kill so that we can survive, that is the ultimate selfishness."
Author: Caroline Hanson
4. "Lunch is served!" I shouted.The brothers wasted no time. Kishan reached for the chicken, and Ren, the cookies. I smacked their hands away and handed each one a bacterial wipe.Kishan grumbled, "Kells, I ate my food raw off the ground for three hundred years. I really don't think a little dirt's going to kill me."
Author: Colleen Houck
5. "But, he says again, if God much strong, much might as the Devil, why God no kill the Devil, so make him no more do wicked? I was strangely surprised at his question, [...] And at first I could not tell what to say, so I pretended not to hear him..."
Author: Daniel Defoe
6. "Mr. Stock came out of the competition tent carrying his zeppelin marrow on one shoulder and demanding to know what was going on. When he saw the hordes advancing on Aidan, he charged off that way, whirling the great vegetable. The Puck, who was rushing behind the horde, yelling at them to grab Aidan and kill Rolf, was Mr. Stock's first victim. The marrow caught him THOCK! on the side of the head. It laid the Puck out cold on the grass, but the mighty vegetable remained intact, mottled and glossy"
Author: Diana Wynne Jones
7. "Our father. We have killed him, and we will kill him again, and our world will kill him. And yet he is there. It is he who listens at the door. It is he who is coming. It is our father who is about to be born. Through Jesus Christ our Lord."
Author: Frederick Buechner
8. "Nasty thing, a crossbow. How many men you kill with that?""Nine." His father counted for at least that many, surely. Lord of Casterly Rock, Warden of the West, Shield of Lannisport, Hand of the King, husband, brother, father, father, father."
Author: George R.R. Martin
9. "Explain to me why it is more noble to kill ten thousand men in battle than a dozen at dinner."
Author: George R.R. Martin
10. "Why take the time to convince me? If I disagree you could simply kill me, take Fadwa, and do whatever you like." Ibn Malik raised an eyebrow. "True. But I prefer reason and agreement. Allies are much more useful than bodies."
Author: Helene Wecker
11. "The sky was different, without color, taut and unforgiving. But the water was the most unforgiving thing, nearly black at times, cold enough, I knew, to kill me, violent enough to break me apart. The waves were immense, battering rocky beaches without sand. The farther I went, the more desolate it became, more than any place I'd been, but for this very reason the landscape drew me, claimed me as nothing had in a long time."
Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
12. "We need to stop excusing mediocre and downright pernicious art, stop 'taking it for what it's worth' as we take our fast foods, our overpriced cars that are no good, the overpriced houses we spend all our lives fixing, our television programs, our schools thrown up like barricades in the way of young minds, our brainless fat religions, our poisonous air, our incredible cult of sports, and our ritual of fornicating with all pretty or even horse-faced strangers. We would not put up with a debauched king, but in a democracy all of us are kings, and we praise debauchery as pluralism. This book is of course no condemnation of pluralism; but it is true that art is in one sense fascistic: it claims, on good authority, that some things are healthy for individuals and society and some things are not."
Author: John Gardner
13. "If the essence of creativity is linking disparate facts and ideas, then the more facility you have making associations, and the more facts and ideas you have at your disposal, the better you'll be at coming up with new ideas. As Buzan likes to point out, Mnemosyne, the goddess of memory, was the mother of the Muses."
Author: Joshua Foer
14. "Blogging is a great way to show your talents and interests to prospective employers, while adding an edge to your resume. If you blog consistently it shows your dedication, passions and creativity - all of which are key attributes employers look for in job candidates."
Author: Lauren Conrad
15. "... what he could or couldn't say to them. Everything he had to say: I love you, it's hell, I walk on corpses and breathe death, it's only a matter of time before I prove a coward, and I don't want to be a coward, but I don't understand, either I kill people, or I'm a coward, that's the choice, someone somewhere set it up and I get no vote, I can't say, ‘I don't accept that' – and I have accepted it, for a year I've accepted it, this is the situation but I don't understand how I got here, how it is just going on and on, and nobody mentions it, and if you don't like it they think you're mad, and you get shot, for cowardice, desertion . . . and your own men, your companions, your brothers, have to shoot you . . . and I'm so fucking scared out there every day, every night— and now they've made me a fucking officer — What the fuck could he say to any of them? Well, there'll be none of that swearing for a start."
Author: Louisa Young
16. "It is harder to kill a whisper than even a shouted calumny."
Author: Mary Stewart
17. "And I like a good horror story as much as the next person so long as they kill off some men too and not just girls. But the voices Joan heard were real. There's clear and substantiated proof they were real. She won battles that would otherwise have been lost because of what those voices told her in advance of them allowing the French generals to strategize in ways completely different than they did before Joan came along. People's lives were saved because of what those voices told her."
Author: Meg Cabot
18. "They're trying to kill me before I'm dead. I come to Quebec to spend some time with my family and they say I'm dead."
Author: Pat Burns
19. "I am sorry for you with all my heart. But you cannot blame us, for you came to kill us if you could."
Author: Richard Adams
20. "What doesn't kill me... Better start running!"
Author: Richelle Mead
21. "Heroes like you always have a weak spot. We just have to find it, and then we can kill you. Won't that be lovely? Have a cheese 'n' Wiener!"
Author: Rick Riordan
22. "Chase picked up the card. "I'm happy to share from my personal experience, if you like."Temple grinned at his hand. "And I."It was all too much. "I do not need advice. She enjoyed it immensely.""I hear they don't all enjoy it right off the bat," Cross said."That is true," Chase said, all expertise."It's fine if she didn't, old man," Temple offered. "You can try again.""She enjoyed it." Bourne's voice was low and tight, and he thought he might kill the next person who spoke."Well, one thing is for certain," Temple said, casually, and Bourne ignored the pang of disappointment that the enormous man was very likely theonly one at the table he could not kill."
Author: Sarah MacLean
23. "I was keeping Bubba from committing a felony. No offense, but ‘he's a zombie, Your Honor, don't electrocute me' isn't a viable excuse. Believe me, I know. My dad's doing three life sentences ‘cause he killed, and I quote, ‘a crap load of demons who were trying to kill me and if I hadn't killed them, Your Honor, they'd have taken over the city and enslaved all you petty, pathetic humans.' They wouldn't even let my dad plead insanity because of it. So trust me, ‘zombies needed killing' isn't a legit defense. (Nick)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
24. "A dreamgirl, on the other hand, won't kill herself to impress anyone."
Author: Sherry Argov
25. "Me, Tarzan. You, Jane. I kill bad guy. Beat chest. Tarzan howl."
Author: Stephanie Rowe

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