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1. "When I put something into motion, the creativity starts to make other people want to jump in, and then a lot of people get employed. I'm just like a shark, in that way. If I stop swimming, I'll die. But, it really is about that shared experience with people. I'm from theater, and that's really what theater feels like."
Author: Adam Shankman
2. "Everyone starts a film thinking that it would be a big hit. But sometimes it goes haywire."
Author: Anil Kapoor
3. "Geography is the key, the crucial accident of birth. A piece of protein could be a snail, a sea lion, or a systems analyst, but it had to start somewhere. This is not science; it is merely metaphor. And the landscape in which the protein "starts" shapes its end as surely as bowls shape water."
Author: Annie Dillard
4. "Hitoshi:I'll never be able to be here again. As the minutes slide by, I move on. The flow of time is something I cannot stop. I haven't a choice. I go. One caravan has stopped, another starts up. There are people I've yet to meet, others I'll never see again. People who are gone before you know it, people who are just passing through. Even as we exchange hellos, they seem to grow transparent. I must keep living with the flowing river before my eyes. I earnestly pray that a trace of my girl-child self will always be with you.For waving good-bye, I thank you."
Author: Banana Yoshimoto
5. "When I lay and think, in my bed at night, the day you'll arrive, seems nowhere in sight. I toss and I turn, dreaming of you, opening my eyes ... checking if my dream came true. It didn't, again, and a tear starts to roll, weeping quietly ... my pillow I hold.Many sleepless nights I've prayed for you, my love. God touched my soul from heaven above He's answered my prayers for my bride to be. I've never felt this lucky, God did this for me. That's a question I asked each and every night.He must think you're special, Sophie, and I know he's right. No other has made me feel so complete, my whole life was lived, just so we could meet. All these thoughts and more going through my head. I fall asleep not worrying, but dreaming of you ... instead."
Author: Bethany Walkers
6. "As I lie in my bed,Your name running through my head.All I can think of is youAnd all that you do.The way you look at me.I feel as if I'm in a dream.The blue skyReminds me of your eyesWhich gives me butterflies.You have brightened my lifeWith that beautiful smile.No longer are my days a trial.Your touch is like heaven,Upon my young skin.If only you knewThat what I say is trueI would do anything just to be with you.Hand to hand, palm to palmJust hold me in your arms,I love you with all my heart'Till the very day it falls apart.I may be youngBut my heart is strong.I know what love isIt's my name and his.You make all the problems float awayNo matter how was my day.I love our heart to heart chatsWhen our beats connect,And when my head starts to fade backFrom when the blue skyTurns sacred black."
Author: Bethany Walkers
7. "The snowy owl has eyes that look just like mine, especially when it widens them. And while I stand there, staring at it, lowering my sunglasses, something unspoken passes between me and the bird - there's this weird kind of tension, a bizarre pressure, that fuels the following, which starts, happens, ends, very quickly."
Author: Bret Easton Ellis
8. "Hunger Games and A New Hope: Hero rises up from the poorest place in the galaxy. Put through some challenges. Finds romance and a side-kick. Somebody dies. CheckCatching Fire and Empire Strikes Back: Totalitarian government strikes back, some other people die, and the rebellion starts gaining momentun.Mockingjay/Return of the Jedi: Bunch of minor characters die, and then one major one. Rebellion wins, if in an unexpected way. Characters all get married.I think Suzanne Collins has some explaining to do."
Author: Caleb Eversole
9. "It's different," you said. "You've made, Min, everything different for me. Everything's like coffee you made me try, better than I ever - or the places I didn't even know were right on the street, you know? I'm like this thing I saw when I was little, where a kid hears a noise under his bed and there's a ladder there that's never been there before, and he climbs down and, it's for kids I know, but this song starts playing ..." Your eyes were traveling in the treey light."
Author: Daniel Handler
10. "Ahem",she says. "I figured you were the only kid in the building, so it had to be you."It's too easy--I can't resist."Excuse me" I say somewhat abruptly."It's you, right?"I make George look as confused as possible. "Do I know you?"Now she starts to doubt herself. "Oh, I'm sorry. I just, uh, am supposed to meet somebody.""What does he look like?""I don't, um, know. It's, like, an online thing."I grunt. "Shouldnt you be in school?""Shouldnt you be in school?""I can't. There's this amazing girl I'm supposed to meet."She looks me hard. "You jerk."
Author: David Levithan
11. "It's only when gravity starts to take over you begin to think about your body."
Author: David Soul
12. "An investigator starts research in a new field with faith, a foggy idea, and a few wild experiments. Eventually the interplay of negative and positive results guides the work. By the time the research is completed, he or she knows how it should have been started and conducted."
Author: Donald Cram
13. "Long-buried hope starts to stir. terrified, I push it back down."
Author: Donna Cooner
14. "The storm starts, when the drops start droppingWhen the drops stop dropping then the storm starts stopping."
Author: Dr. Seuss
15. "A lot of parents ask me how to get kids to eat more vegetables. The first thing I say is that it starts from the top."
Author: Emeril Lagasse
16. "Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit, to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison."
Author: Georges Bataille
17. "Pressure hulls collapse at the speed of sound. Once that starts, you're inside your own little imploding atomic bomb, and you're gone."
Author: Graham Hawkes
18. "Happiness starts in your heart, not when someone is around."
Author: Huntress
19. "Once one survives the trough that comes with the understanding that people are going to go on being stupid and cruel to each other no matter what, probably for ever – if one survives; many people choose suicide at this point instead – then one starts to take the attitude, Oh well, never mind."
Author: Iain M. Banks
20. "Well, you do what you think best. Just know that your life might seem even more upside down for a while yet, before it starts going right side up again. You might even end up inside out, backwards, and head over heels, too. But most of all, you got to find your faith. Could be in yourself, or others, or something greater, but you got to have it. And you will."
Author: J. Gabriel Gates
21. "A man starts to change when he starts to fall in love....and when he gets broken too."
Author: Jelord Klinn Cabresos
22. "You've got one life, one shot, and all the power to make it happen. Get ready to dream big and live big. It's all up to you. And it starts now."
Author: Jolene Stockman
23. "Nowadays, as soon as a striker scores three goals, everyone starts asking him about it."
Author: Just Fontaine
24. "You came from different starts and you'll come to different ends."
Author: Lauren Oliver
25. "Lies, Betrayal, and Infidelity are like having a million red ants on you.It starts off with a sting and ends with bites that eat away at you painfully and slowly until there is no more of you left."
Author: M
26. "But you kissed her. I saw you.""No, you saw her kiss me. You saw me not cause a scene in the middle of the club.""Well, you didn't look like you hated it.""But I did. The whole time, all I could think about was kissing you instead." He starts to bend his head toward mine."
Author: M. Leighton
27. "Tell your story. Don't try and tell the stories that other people can tell. Any starting writer starts out with other people's voices. But as quickly as you can start telling the stories that only you can tell, because there will always be better writers than you and there will always be smarter writers than you, but you are the only you."
Author: Neil Gaiman
28. "I always like to keep busy, otherwise my brain starts ticking."
Author: Nicholas Hoult
29. "The mist starts to form as we stand close to one another. It is a distant fog that rises from the horizon, and I find that I grow fearful as it approaches. It slowly creeps in, enveloping the world around us, fencing us in as if to prevent escape. Like a rolling cloud, it blankets everything, closing, until there is nothing left but the two of us."
Author: Nicholas Sparks
30. "An icon painter starts not with Jesus Christ but by finding earth and rubbing. Now what is earth, what are you rubbing in directing?"
Author: Peter Brook
31. "Terror starts picking at the seams of my mind, throwing hateful words like rapture and holocaust at me."
Author: Poppet
32. "B-b-but who will I have cleaning marathons with?""Casey. I'll be there in spirit.""She's not neurotic and cranky like you.""You'll miss that, ay?""Hell yes, I'll miss that! When you're obsessive and pissy, you tell those floors who's boss. They won't shine like that when Casey scrubs them. And don't get me started on our Covenant Series discussions. The girl thinks Alex should pick Seth. Seth, Em. How can I clean with someone who isn't Team Aiden? It's like...madness. Madness on Earth. The fucking apocalypse—""Whitney," I chuckled, squeezing her tighter, "I assure you, you'll survive. The second she starts running her mouth about Aiden, just spray her with bleach. That'll teach her a lesson."-Emma and Whitney"
Author: Rachael Wade
33. "Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it."
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
34. "Sometimes,' he starts, ‘the hardest part about letting someone go is realizing you were never meant to have them."
Author: Rebecca Serle
35. "Spring. Blooms break forth from the startled earth. The sky laughs. The trees, abashed, dress themselves in verdant green. And the heavens are lush with starts. Redeem the time, the stars sing down. Redeem the dream.And the boy waking in the land of broken rocks, the dry land wet with spring rain, waking in the place where two dreams cross--the dream where seeds grow into trees of gold and the dream of the box that he cannot open."
Author: Rick Yancey
36. "Valuing other people's time starts with valuing your own."
Author: Robert Braathe
37. "You'll end up with a man whose name starts with E. And he'll rip through your life like a tornado. Then again, a tornado can handle a volcano."
Author: S.E. Jakes
38. "The world's greatest city - New York City - deserves a government that works for all New Yorkers. That starts with a mayor who is independent from party bosses and special interests, who isn't afraid to be honest with the people, and who is focused on the issues New Yorkers care about most."
Author: Sal Albanese
39. "Just try to be happy. Unhappiness starts with wanting to be happier."
Author: Sam Levenson
40. "You tell them one real thing and then the doctor thinks he knows you. He starts getting arrogant and overfamiliar, making insulting suggestions left and right. You have to protest constantly just to set the record straight. Finally he makes offensive assumptions and throws them in your face. A stranger in a bar could do the same…"
Author: Sarah Schulman
41. "He steps onto the sidewalk and rocks on the balls of his feet. He looks beautiful standing there, and a familiar ache starts in my chest as I wonder how I can love and fear the sight of someone with the same intensity."
Author: Sophie Jordan
42. "I had fun. That's what I believe in. Fun, flings, the sizzle. It starts as a shiver, when you see a man for the first time. And then he meets your eye and the shiver runs down your back and becomes a sizzle in your stomach and you think 'I want to dance with that man.' You dance, you have a cocktail or two, you flirt."
Author: Sophie Kinsella
43. "When a woman starts to disentangle herself from patriarchy, ultimately she is abandoned to her own self."
Author: Sue Monk Kidd
44. "Many of us ask what can I, as one person, do, but history shows us that everything good and bad starts because somebody does something or does not do something,"
Author: Sylvia A. Earle
45. "There is one fairly good reason for fighting - and that is, if the other man starts it. You see, wars are a great wickedness, perhaps the greatest wickedness of a wicked species. They are so wicked that they must not be allowed. When you can be perfectly certain that the other man started them, then is the time when you might have a sort of duty to stop them."
Author: T.H. White
46. "A conclusion I've come to at the Idler is that it starts with retreating from work but it's really about making work into something that isn't drudgery and slavery, and then work and life can become one thing."
Author: Tom Hodgkinson
47. "The problem starts at the secondary level, not with the originator or developer of the idea but with the people who are attracted to it, who adopt it, who cling to it until their last nail breaks, and who invariably lack the overview, flexibility, imagination, and, most importantly, sense of humor, to maintain it in the spirit in which it was hatched. Ideas are made by masters, dogma by disciples, and the Buddha is always killed on the road."
Author: Tom Robbins
48. "But I still read Shaw on a regular basis. What I love is the nakedness of the polemic and the irresistible good humour. For me, 'Major Barbara' is the greatest of all the plays in that it starts from the rational and proceeds to the ecstatic in a spectacular way, and leaves you very confused if you cling to Euclidean logic."
Author: Tony Kushner
49. "When 'all is permitted' in the fight against terror, a counter-terrorist starts to become indistinguishable from the initial terrorist."
Author: Tzvetan Todorov
50. "Real success starts with discovering the reason you have your unique life, with all its trials and circumstances—why you were gifted with it, and what you need to do with it."
Author: Wanda Krause

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Without energy being invested in resisting the unwanted or dueling with fears, we have more energy and attention available for noticing not only the disturbing, but the wonderful...When we are not fixated on threat and defending ourselves, when we're not exhausted and burned out from chronic stress, we are able to see the daily evidence that we are in the midst of a mind-blowing miracle called Life....Then we will experience breathtaking, heart-rippling moments that counterbalance every trial and tribulation. When we're fully conscious of the universe's artistry and generosity, who needs psychodelics or Prozac?"
Author: Charlette Mikulka

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