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1. "Aurit argued that for the person with more power in a relationship to refuse to take seriously the unhappiness of the other, simply because nothing is forcing them to, is the ultimate dick move: "It's like if the United States in the 1950s said, ‘Sorry, black people in the South, but if you don't like the way you're being treated, you can go back to Africa."
Author: Adelle Waldman
2. "I just wanted so badly to start over, be someone new, and then he came into my life. I didn't expect him, never even wanted anything like him before, but here he is. Now I kind of need him."
Author: Amy Lunderman
3. "I stole comic books from my brother when I was a kid, but I was never like an avid fan. I can't claim to be like a comic book geek."
Author: Anna Kendrick
4. "I had the good fortune to be able to right an injustice that I thought was being heaped on young people by lowering the voting age, where you had young people that were old enough to die in Vietnam but not old enough to vote for their members of Congress that sent them there."
Author: Birch Bayh
5. "Where are you?" he asked. "I'm right here" she said. "I know, but it feels like one percent of you is somewhere else, where is that one percent?" he said. "I don't know....I think I'm always like that..." she answered. "I like that." "You do?" "Yes, because that way, I have to always look for the one percent to find it."
Author: C. JoyBell C.
6. "Yes, of course I want to get married, but does that mean I'm not allowed to go out and have a good time? Am I supposed to just marry any schmuck that comes along? And by the way, here's a newsflash, Hammertoes. Nobody wants to marry me, anyway."
Author: Chelsea Handler
7. "It was hard to turn down the money since I didn't have a job, but I didn't want to exploit my notoriety because I knew the way I'd been living was wrong."
Author: Donna Rice
8. "Women are shockingly unforgiving of one another, but Mercy will come around. She is not passionate herself, you see, so she does not understand how I can love her but still consort with the governess. If you have found a woman who can stir both spirit and body, sir, do not give her up lightly. Do not. The alternatives can be damnably complicated."
Author: Donna Thorland
9. "People often complain that music is too ambiguous, that what they should think when they hear it is so unclear, whereas everyone understands words. With me, it is exactly the opposite, and not only with regard to an entire speech but also with individual words."
Author: Felix Mendelssohn
10. "A goal of this book has been to tear down in some small part these barriers to understanding by attempting to shatter the "divinity of arithmetic," through showing that even the methods, which we now take most for granted, were not given to us from on high, but were actually the result of centuries of scientific efforts on the part of our predecessors. p. 269"
Author: G. Arnell Williams
11. "The mistake the two of us made,' I said, ‘was that we skimped the foreplay. I'm not blaming you, it was as much my fault as yours, but it was a fault nonetheless."
Author: J.M. Coetzee
12. "I've enjoyed it, I have seen it once at the premiere in London and it was very nice to be invited there. But I do want to see it again now. I want to sit and watch it as a fan rather than being there at the premiere with all the lights and such."
Author: Jeremy Bulloch
13. "Critics should be to actors what ornithologists are to birds: they can write all they want, but it shouldn't affect them."
Author: John Simm
14. "I long ago abandoned the notion of a life without storms, or a world without dry and killing seasons. Life is too complicated, too constantly changing, to be anything but what it is. And I am, by nature, too mercurial to be anything but deeply wary of the grave unnaturalness involved in any attempt to exert too much control over essentially uncontrollable forces. There will always be propelling, disturbing elements, and they will be there until, as Lowell put it, the watch is taken from the wrist. It is, at the end of the day, the individual moments of restlessness, of bleakness, of strong persuasions and maddened enthusiasms, that inform one's life, change the nature and direction of one's work, and give final meaning and color to one's loves and friendships."
Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
15. "Sometimes when life hits you with too much, it makes you stronger and you learn from it. I know where I want to go while some of my friends don't. Life has brought me maturity. I make my decisions based on who I don't want to be, rather than whom everyone else wants me to be. I always want to be better. It took me time to see this, but it's true."
Author: Lisa De Jong
16. "Librarians, too, are gatekeepers -- not of actual experience, of course, but of its written accounts. My job is to safeguard those accounts. Not to judge them; simply to see to their proper dissemination."
Author: Martha Cooley
17. "'Age' is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years."
Author: Martha Graham
18. "Robin hasn't got a big nose - but I can soon arrange that."
Author: Maurice Gibb
19. "Democracy does not require perfect equality, but it does require that citizens share a common life. What matters is that people of different backgrounds and social positions encounter one another, and bump up against one another, in the course of ordinary life."
Author: Michael Sandel
20. "Listen, my body is attracted to your body but when you speak it makes my brain angry."
Author: Mindy Kaling
21. "What do these onlookers see as they bend over my broken body? I do not know. But inside me, the sun."
Author: Muriel Barbery
22. "Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I have founded empires. But on what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded his empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for him."
Author: Napoleon
23. "Football is all very well as a game for rough girls, but is hardly suitable for delicate boys."
Author: Oscar Wilde
24. "In you the earth… Littlerose,roselet,at times,tiny and naked,it seemsas though you would fitin one of my hands,as though I'll clasp you like thisand carry you to my mouth,butsuddenlymy feet touch your feet and my mouth your lips:you have grown,your shoulders rise like two hills,your breasts wander over my breast,my arm scarcely manages to encircle the thinnew-moon line of your waist:in love you loosened yourself like sea water:I can scarcely measure the sky's most spacious eyesand I lean down to your mouth to kiss the earth."
Author: Pablo Neruda
25. "I've always been quite a happy person, but when I'm low, I'm pretty darn low."
Author: Pam Dawber
26. "Most people want to be circled by safety, not by the unexpected. The unexpected can take you out. But the unexpected can also take you over and change your life. Put a heart in your body where a stone used to be."
Author: Ron Hall
27. "It was an ignorant perception of the past at which most scoffed, but those who were wiser simply shook their heads in embarrassment knowing similar fears and ignorance confronted them in different forms now."
Author: Sean DeLauder
28. "When I give a lot of speeches, they're always on the fly. I mean, I know what I'm going to say roughly, but I do not - will not read."
Author: Vince Flynn

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Like I've said before, so many times before, I'm not a good person, I'm not a hero. I'm a criminal, a liar, a cheat, a killer. It was them or me and I wanted to live."
Author: Alexander Gordon Smith

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