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1. "I clenched my teeth and fists to stop them biting and scratching these clever men who want no care for the helpless sick small, who use religions and politics to stay comfortably superior to all that pain: who make religions and politics, excuses to spread misery with fire and sword and how could I stop all this? I did not know what to do."
Author: Alasdair Gray
2. "I had rescued the moment by using my camera and in that way had found how to stop time and hold it. No one could take that image away from me because I owned it."
Author: Alice Sebold
3. "First, we must stop issuing drivers' licenses to people in our country illegally. Providing them with forms of government identification makes a mockery of our laws and undermines national security efforts."
Author: Bobby Jindal
4. "They wept no animal's tears. They mourned in a great wickerwork of hard muscle and ragged breath. The hot smell of their coats, their black lips pulled back over ivory teeth, stiff sprays of white whiskers; their heavy hair plaited with silver and faience. Their thick hides shivered, as cattle will shiver away flies.I sweated and tried not to clear my throat."
Author: Carla Speed McNeil
5. "But then he whispers, "It will be okay, Mary." He pulls my head down to his chest and he wraps both his armsaround me and all I can think is why can't life just stop here and now and leave us be in this moment."
Author: Carrie Ryan
6. "Women show men beauty in things beyond their ambitions. Women tell men to stop and smell the roses."
Author: Criss Jami
7. "Nobody is ready for death. If you ask Joe Blow on the street, he aint gonna tell you he thinks he'll live forever. But when the end is near you'll realize you've been believing that all along. It's like getting caught with your pants down. That's why you gotta live, little one. Yeah stop and smell them roses."
Author: Cristina Garcia
8. "Principles are what people have instead of God.To be a Christian means among other things to be willing if necessary to sacrifice even your highest principles for God's or your neighbour's sake the way a Christian pacifist must be willing to pick up a baseball bat if there's no other way to stop a man from savagely beating a child.Jesus didn't forgive his executioners on principle but because in some unimaginable way he was able to love them.'Principle' is an even duller word than 'Religion'."
Author: Frederick Buechner
9. "I drank a lot last night," "It's probably all the alcohol you're smelling. Now if you stop salivating over my blood for two seconds, I think we should go upstairs and get someone else to take a look at my hand. You're starting to make me nervous, Hagan."
Author: J.L. McCoy
10. "It is by now proverbial that every proverb has its opposite. For every Time is money there is a Stop and smell the roses. When someone says You never stand in the same river twice someone else has already replied There is nothing new under the sun. In the mind's arithmetic, 1 plus -1 equals 2. Truths are not quantities but scripts: Become for a moment the mind in which this is true."
Author: James Richardson
11. "Thank God. Now maybe he'll stop acting like a cranky toddler that skipped nap time."
Author: Jay Crownover
12. "Despite the weight of the world on my shoulders, the temptation to stop and smell the supernatural roses tugged on my sleeves a time or two."
Author: John Corwin
13. "I envy you. You think you can change things. Stop the universe. Undo what was done long before you came along. You are such beautiful creatures." He"
Author: Kami Garcia
14. "In the military I could exercise the power of being automatically respected because of the medals on my chest, not because I had done anything right at the moment to earn that respect. This is pretty nice. It's also a psychological trap that can stop one's growth and allow one to get away with just plain bad behavior."
Author: Karl Marlantes
15. "Invest in yourself. Invest in self-discipline. Invest in self-satisfaction. Have complete control over your own thoughts and convictions, and never stop aiming to outdo yourself."
Author: Lionel Suggs
16. "I could smell something. Fear.I could taste it now.It tasted like blood in my mouth, and I could feel it slide through me and open me up when I saw him ..."
Author: Markus Zusak
17. "Arms wrapped around him, she kissed him, halting the flow of his words. He decided he would allow the kiss, but since he couldn't make her naked here, he had to stop it. "Why did you change your face, Lily?" Liliana lifted her hands to her face at that quizzical question, terrified her father had cast a final vengeful spell. "Is it very bad?" she whispered to the man who held her in arms of steel. "I suppose I'll get used to it," he muttered, then kissed her again using his tongue and squeezing her bottom—as if his brothers and sister, and other people, weren't standing right there. An instant later, she decided she didn't care."
Author: Nalini Singh
18. "Armies have spent a lot of time and effort training their soldiers not to think of the enemy as human beings. It's so much easier to kill them if you think of them as dangerous animals. The trouble is, war isn't about killing. It's about getting the enemy to stop resisting your will. Like training a dog not to bite. Punishing him leaves you with a beaten dog. Killing him is a permanent solution, but you've got no dog. If you can understand why he's biting and remove the conditions that make him bite, sometimes that can solve the problem as well. The dog isn't dead. He isn't even your enemy."
Author: Orson Scott Card
19. "People who wear fur smell like a wet dog if they're in the rain. And they look fat and gross."
Author: Pamela Anderson
20. "I Promise," Shane said."You'd better, jerkface," Eve said. "How's the head?""Taped. It's fine, chicks dig scars. Wait, did you just call me jerkface? Are we back in grade school?""I love you," Eve said.He closed his moth, fast, because obviously that was not what he'd expected. "I, uh, okay, love you too. Can we stop that? It's uncomfortable.""Jerkface.""Much better."
Author: Rachel Caine
21. "Walls aren't put in our life to stop us, they are there to test how much we really want somthing."
Author: Randy Pausch
22. "And so went the rest of our conversation, with me having to constantly stop and explain what I'd just said. Each time, Dorian had some gentry equivalent for whatever I described. Some were more far-fetched than others, like when he said he was certain gorging on cake all day would achieve the same results as a blood-sugar test. He also had a very complicated explanation about how balancing a chicken in a tree was a well-established gentry method of determining gender. I was almost certain he knew there was no real equivalent to half the things I told him about and that he was making most of this up on the spot. He was simply trying to entertain me with the outlandish."
Author: Richelle Mead
23. "Murderers! Stop murdering. Everyone will die eventually. Just sit down and be patient."
Author: Russell Brand
24. "Cam has done what I've been trying to do for a year. He woke you up."Cam pulled back, smirking at her. "That's a little cheesy, Joss."It was like he'd told her she'd stepped in dog poo. Her nose wrinkled and she shuddered, a look of absolute self-disgust falling over her pretty features. "I have got to stop letting Ellie choose what we watch on movie night. It's causing me to acclimatize to heartfelt emotion."
Author: Samantha Young
25. "I love stories that suck you in, that you can't stop reading because you are quite simply there."
Author: Sara Sheridan
26. "But who can foresee such things? None of us can predict the final outcomes of our actions, and few of us even try; most of us just do what we do to prolong a moment's pleasure or to stop the pain. And even when we act for the noblest reasons, the last link of the chain all too often drips with someone's blood."
Author: Stephen King

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How far I've come! I'm the same girl and yet not the same. I wonder if it's always like that? Folks keep growing from one person into another all their lives, and life is just a lot of everyday adventures. Well, whatever life is, I like it."
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