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1. "The greatest need of our age and of every age, the greatest need of every human heart, is to know the resources and sufficiency of God."
Author: A.B. Simpson
2. "I'm very analytical, I'm very precise."
Author: Al Yankovic
3. "My bedspread isn't washable. Since my bedding has to be washed every day, I'll have to throw it out."
Author: April Winchell
4. "Everywhere in Homer's saga of the rage of Achilles and the battles before Troy we are made conscious at one and the same time of war's ugly brutality and what Yeats called its "terrible beauty." The Iliad accepts violence as a permanent factor in human life and accepts it without sentimentality, for it is just as sentimental to pretend that war does not have its monstrous ugliness as it is to deny that it has its own strange and fatal beauty, a power, which can call out in men resources of endurance, courage and self-sacrifice that peacetime, to our sorrow and loss, can rarely command."
Author: Bernard Knox
5. "Everybody has a bad hair day, but us girls still like to be told we look nice even if we don't feel like we do."
Author: Cat Deeley
6. "If human beings had genuine courage, they'd wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween."
Author: Douglas Coupland
7. "As everyone knows, there is often a rather fine line between laughing and crying"
Author: E.B. White
8. "He knew she drank coffee, but he knew nothing about the stuff himself, and he intentionally hung back watching other people order for a while. When he heard a young woman who clearly couldn't be old enough to drink coffee order a grande, iced, half-caf, triple-mocha latte macchiato, he panicked, but he was committed. It was all very confusing, and by the time he was at the counter, he was ready to give up and buy her a coffeemaker."
Author: Elizabeth Finn
9. "Every 'no' is a 'yes' to something."
Author: Eric Micha'el Leventhal
10. "Mostly I've never let record companies become involved with my music, which was a very smart thing that my first manager Dave Robinson did, to keep them out of it."
Author: Graham Parker
11. "If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing slowly... very slowly."
Author: Gypsy Rose Lee
12. "One of those pertinacious tempers that would warm every day to a white heat and never again cool to forgiveness."
Author: H.G. Wells
13. "If you travel internationally, you will feel shocked by contemptuous talk of America. To hear your fellow citizens characterized as barbarians who know nothing of love, food, health, and religion, but everything of lawsuits, fast food, and guns, is to experience a national fidelity of which you may not have thought yourself capable. And yet, you're at a loss for a defense."
Author: Hilary Thayer Hamann
14. "Every age has its happiness and troubles."
Author: Jeanne Calment
15. "The only thing worse than a coach or CEO who doesn't care about his people is one who pretends to care. People can spot a phony every time."
Author: Jimmy Johnson
16. "That's how things are these days: everything must move aside to make room for the new, all the time."
Author: John Ajvide Lindqvist
17. "Every great leader can take you back to a defining moment when they decided to lead"
Author: John Paul Warren
18. "It's been a great adventure, everything I hoped for. But it's time to go home. I miss my family. I miss the Earth."
Author: John Phillips
19. "A chief justice's authority is really quite limited, and the dynamic among all the justices is going to affect whether he can accomplish much or not. There is this convention of referring to the Taney Court, the Marshall Court, the Fuller Court, but a chief justice has the same vote that everyone else has."
Author: John Roberts
20. "Live life as it was meant to be lived. Half asleep, preferably.[...]She preferred [...] to go to sleep at once, sleep now being one of the very few aspects of existence for which she felt any degree of enthusiasm [...]"
Author: Jonathan Coe
21. "And in case I forget everything, including to come back, I want you to know that I still love you.""I still love you too." A smile tugged at his lips."
Author: Josephine Angelini
22. "I have to go in with Raquel and fix this curse. Why don't you come in and . . . umm, lie down on the couch or something."Reth gave me a humorless smile. "In all our time with each other, have I ever struck you as the type to nap on a couch?"I snickered. "Not really. But it would be entertaining for me, at least. I'll bet you snore, even."He looked indignant. "What makes you think I even sleep?""Do you?""Not in the same way you do. Go and waste your time trying to ‘fix' Lend. I will try my best not to die waiting."I took a step away, then turned back. "Wait, seriously? Are you going to die?"He smiled, this time a genuine one. "I knew you cared. Not at the moment, but I will need you for something very soon."
Author: Kiersten White
23. "I don't only like rap music. There's everything from R&B to crazy gangster rap, hip hop... everything! But it all blends together nicely. It's like a magical music rainbow."
Author: Kreayshawn
24. "Building one space station for everyone was and is insane: we should have built a dozen."
Author: Larry Niven
25. "We live" writes Pursewarden somewhere, "lives based upon selected fictions. Our view of reality is conditioned by our position in space and time - not by our personalities as we like to think. Thus every interpretation of reality is based upon a unique position. Two paces east or west and the whole picture is changed."
Author: Lawrence Durrell
26. "We all forget to sleep and crash at someone's feet. Everybody skips a beat. We let the chances pass, the few we held so fast, everybody breaks a glass."
Author: Lights Poxlietner
27. "Once, on ancient Earth, there was a human boy walking along a beach. There had just been a storm, and starfish had been scattered along the sands. The boy knew the fish would die, so he began to fling the fish to the sea. But every time he threw a starfish, another would wash ashore. "An old Earth man happened along and saw what the child was doing. He called out, 'Boy, what are you doing?' " 'Saving the starfish!' replied the boy. " 'But your attempts are useless, child! Every time you save one, another one returns, often the same one! You can't save them all, so why bother trying? Why does it matter, anyway?' called the old man. "The boy thought about this for a while, a starfish in his hand; he answered, "Well, it matters to this one." And then he flung the starfish into the welcoming sea."
Author: Loren Eiseley
28. "I despised myself for my weakness. I may have dreamed all my youth of life as a horse-trader like my father; I may have railed against my conscription and loathed the legions on principle, but even so, every morning in this place I cursed my lack of valour and every night, when I slept, my traitorousmind brought me dreams drenched in the blood of our enemies as my comrades in the Vth launched themselves into battle, taking risks, winning glory, rising in the ranks, killing the enemy and so becoming men...all without my being there.The fact that it was winter, when the weather forced a kind of peace on both sides, and that my comrades were currently enduring endless forced marches over the mountains in western Armenia because their general had deemed them unfit for battle, did nothing to hamper my fantasies."
Author: M.C. Scott
29. "How could she ever know that someone would pick her story up and carry it with him everywhere?"
Author: Markus Zusak
30. "I started collecting baseball cards and basketball cards when I was younger. I have a CD collection that turned into a DVD collection, and I have a Jordan shoe collection. And I don't drink, but I have a wine collection. I just started a sweatshirt collection. Every city that I'm in, I buy a sweatshirt. It's just something that I do."
Author: Marques Houston
31. "Maybe this was what Aunt Peg meant all along - returning was a weird thing. You can never visit the same place twice. Each time, it's a different story. By the very act of coming back, you wipe our what came before."
Author: Maureen Johnson
32. "Sometimes, challenges and struggles are exactly what we need in our lives...May you welcome every effort, every struggle, and every challenge...May you open your wings and fly!"
Author: Miranda Kerr
33. "The first time he consulted me, I caught a glimpse of my salvation. He made a gift to me of the very thing that I - too corrupted by my bourgeoise blood to renounce it- could not be, merely by tacitly agreeing to be my client, simply by frequenting my waiting room on a regular basis, with his ordinary docile manner of a patient who makes no fuss. Later he gave me another gift, magnanimously, that of his conversation. Worlds hitherto unknown to me suddenly appeared, and the very thing that my flame had always coveted so ardently, and had despaired of ever obtaining, was suddenly mine, thanks to him, vicariously."
Author: Muriel Barbery
34. "It was smashing working with Jerry Desmonde, he was a very nice chap."
Author: Norman Wisdom
35. "I grew up in a very devoutly Christian home."
Author: Oscar Isaac
36. "Thank you to everyone that has made me the athlete I am! God, family and friends, my competitors and supporters! You have all had a hand!"
Author: Oscar Pistorius
37. "We did very little improvisation on camera, and once in a while we did."
Author: Peter Tork
38. "I began my tale in the hope that I might produce something to interest the young (perchance, also, the old) in a most momentous case—the total abolition of the African slave-trade. I close it with the prayer that God may make it a tooth in the file which shall eventually cut the chain of slavery, and set the black man free."
Author: R.M. Ballantyne
39. "By nature, a storyteller is a plagiarist. Everything one comes across--each incident, book, novel, life episode, story, person, news clip--is a coffee bean that will be crushed, ground up, mixed with a touch of cardamom, sometimes a tiny pinch of salt, boiled thrice with sugar, and served as a piping-hot tale."
Author: Rabih Alameddine
40. "It's a very difficult thing for people to accept, seeing women act out anger on the screen. We're more accustomed to seeing men expressing rage and women crying."
Author: Rebecca De Mornay
41. "Nostalgia is, by its very nature, bittersweet, the happiest memories laced with melancholy. It's that combination, that opposition of forces, that makes it so compelling. People, places, events, times: we miss them, and there's a pleasure in the missing and a sadness in the love.The feeling is most acute, sometimes cripplingly so, when we find ourselves longing for the moment we're in, the people we're actually with.That nameless feeling, that sense of excruciating beauty, of pained happiness, is at the core of "4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)."
Author: Robert J. Wiersema
42. "Most new jobs won't come from our biggest employers. They will come from our smallest. We've got to do everything we can to make entrepreneurial dreams a reality."
Author: Ross Perot
43. "Staying silent is like a slow growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for—YOU."
Author: Shannon L. Alder
44. "Dale's family is like that. Let the Law come within twenty yards of them, and every male over the age of six--uncles, brother, father, cousins--starts lying his fool head off. Dale says it's genetic. Miss Lana says that's poppycock."
Author: Sheila Turnage
45. "I put Post-It notes everywhere to remind me of everything. I stick a ton of them on my computer monitor, telephone, and wallet. The problem now is that there are so many of them that my mind has blocked them all out. So I now need Post-It notes to remind me to look at my Post-It notes."
Author: Stephan Pastis
46. "Panic is highly contagious, especially in situations when nothing is known and everything is in flux."
Author: Stephen King
47. "This whole notion of a post racial America was nonsense from the very beginning. It was a bad idea, a bad notion, a bad formulation when it was first raised."
Author: Tavis Smiley
48. "Seriously, I've just realized that almost everyone is a fraud, so I try not to feel too bad about it."
Author: Tina Fey
49. "Serious reading is hardly a social activity and every halfway serious reader is perpetually subject to a form of coitus interruptus. Family members or friends who lack the desire, the courage, or the opportunity to burst in on you when there's some indication that you could be sexually entwined will seldom hesitate to interject themselves between you and a page, even though the act of reading is often as intimate and intense as a full-fledged carnal embrace."
Author: Tom Robbins
50. "Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. If you keep your eyes open as you travel around, you realize we are destroying this planet."
Author: Yvon Chouinard

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