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1. "A wise mother is the unifying force between father and children; her seed of love produces a harvest of trust."
Author: Agu Jaachynma N.E.
2. "Absurdly, irrationally, she believed that music could make a difference to the temper of the world.She did not investigate this belief, test it to see whether it made sense;she simply believed it, and so she chose music that expressed order and healing:Bach for order, Mozart for healing."
Author: Alexander McCall Smith
3. "When a woman earns a dollar, the payback is higher. She'll invest in her children, in their education, health care, and basic needs. The impact of a woman's role in the economy benefits society at large."
Author: Andrea Jung
4. "Will you be at the harvest, Among the gatherers of new fruits?Then you must begin today to remakeYour mental and spiritual world,And join the warriors and celebrantsOf freedom, realizers of great dreams. You can't remake the worldWithout remaking yourself.Each new era begins within.It is an inward event,With unsuspected possibilitiesFor inner liberation.We could use it to turn onOur inward lights.We could use it to use even the darkAnd negative things positively.We could use the new eraTo clean our eyes,To see the world differently,To see ourselves more clearly.Only free people can make a free world.Infect the world with your light.Help fulfill the golden prophecies.Press forward the human genius.Our future is greater than our past."
Author: Ben Okri
5. "What do you do?' she asks, holding out the vest.'What do you do?''What do you do?' she asks, her voice shaking. 'Don't ask me, please. Okay, Clay?''Why not?'She sits on the mattress after I get up. Muriel screams.'Because... I don't know,' she sighs.I look at her and don't feel anything and walk out with my vest."
Author: Bret Easton Ellis
6. "Now, what does a vampire do with a computer? Keep track of investments? Send e-mail to other vampires as you all plot to take over the world?" "I spend a lot of time on Wikipedia making corrections to the entries of historical figures I've known." I blinked at him. "Really?" "No, Kitty. That was a joke."
Author: Carrie Vaughn
7. "As a nation we should commit ourselves not only to the fight against terrorism, but to economic justice, defeat of the AIDS epidemic and vestiges of discriminatory policies of all kinds."
Author: Charles Rangel
8. "With Shakespeare, because you invest so much time in working on material, it always sort of stays with you to some degree."
Author: Christian Cooke
9. "In a mystery, the sleuth must be believably involved and emotionally invested in solving the crime."
Author: Diane Mott Davidson
10. "Neanche comincio a descrivergli com'era vestita che già mi ferma.— Sa cosa? Mi sembra che questa storia non rappresenti affatto un problema, per lei.«Andiamo bene, — penso, — manco ho iniziato e già ti sembra?»— Come fa a dirlo, scusi?— È il tono che usa. Sembra orgoglioso di sé.Lo fisso. Ci metto un po' a riconoscere che è vero."
Author: Diego De Silva
11. "Modernity has abandoned the household gods, not because we have rejected the idolatry as all Christians must, but because we have rejected the very idea of the household. We no longer worship Vesta, but have only turned away from her because our homes no longer have any hearths. Now we worship Motor Oil. If our rejection of the old idols were Christian repentance, God would bless it, but what is actually happening is that we are sinking below the level of the ancient pagans. But when we turn to Christ in truth, we find that He has ordained every day of marriage as a proclamation of his covenant with the church. A man who embraces what is expected of him will find a good wife and a welcoming hearth. He who loves his wife loves himself."
Author: Douglas Wilson
12. "Cinicul este spectatorul acesteiuniversale absente. El priveste - îndurerat sau rîzînd — la nimic."
Author: Emil Cioran
13. "In principle, there are only three main components of spending that much matter to monetary policy: consumer spending, business investment and exports and trade."
Author: Evan Davis
14. "Aurum, argentum, gemmae, purpurea vestis, marmorea domus, cultus ager, pietae tabulae, phaleratus sonipes, caeteraque id genus mutam habent et superficiariam voluptatem: libri medullitus delectant, colloquuntur, consulunt, et viva quadam nobis atque arguta familiaritate junguntur.Gold, silver, jewels, purple garments, houses built of marble, groomed estates, pious paintings, caparisoned steeds, and other things of this kind offer a mutable and superficial pleasure; books give delight to the very marrow of one's bones. They speak to us, consult with us, and join with us in a living and intense intimacy."
Author: Francesco Petrarca
15. "It's almost hard to imagine anything more undemocratic than the view that political officials should not debate American wars in public, but only express concerns 'privately with the administration.' That's just a small sliver of Johnson's radicalism: replacing Feingold in the Senate with Ron Johnson would be a civil liberties travesty analogous to the economic travesty from, say, replacing Bernie Sanders with Lloyd Blankfein."
Author: Glenn Greenwald
16. "I am not criticizing investing in the stock market; I am an investor."
Author: Grace Napolitano
17. "[Mrs. Dubose] was the bravest person I ever knew."
Author: Harper Lee
18. "I will venture to say that my investigations and decisions are not usually influenced by my hopes or fears."
Author: Jane Austen
19. "I divested myself of despairand fear when I came here.Now there is no more catchingone's own eye in the mirror,there are no bad books, no plastic,no insurance premiums, and of courseno illness. Contrition does not exist, nor gnashingof teeth. No one howls as the firstclod of earth hits the casket.The poor we no longer have with us. Our calm hearts strike only the hour,and God, as promised, provesto be mercy clothed in light."
Author: Jane Kenyon
20. "I am a grenade," I said again. "I just want to stay away from people and read books and think and be with you guys because there's nothing I can do about hurting you: You're too invested, so just please let me do that, okay?"I'm going to go to my room and read for awhile, okay? I'm fine. I really am fine: I just want to go read for a while."
Author: John Green
21. "Waking and sleeping she had demanded to know where she belonged in a white man's world, and how and where she should invest her ambition and her humanity"
Author: John Le Carré
22. "We should invest in kids like these," we're told, "because it will be more expensive not to." Why do our natural compassion and religious inclinations need to find a surrogate in dollar savings to be voiced or acted on? Why not give these kids the best we have because we are a wealthy nation and they are children and deserve to have some fun while they are still less than four feet high?"
Author: Jonathan Kozol
23. "Es como la elegancia, mi María, que está en el buen gusto, y no en el costo. La elegancia del vestido,-la grande y verdadera,-está en la altivez y fortaleza del alma. Un alma honrada, inteligente y libre, da al cuerpo más elegancia, y más poderío a la mujer, que las modas más ricas de las tiendas. Mucha tienda, poca alma. Quien tiene mucho adentro, necesita poco afuera. Quien lleva mucho afuera, tiene poco adentro, y quiere disimular lo poco. Quien siente su belleza, la belleza interior, no busca afuera belleza prestada: se sabe hermosa, y la belleza hecha echa luz."
Author: José Martí
24. "Homo sapiens is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority, then forgets that symbols are inventions."
Author: Joyce Carol Oates
25. "I replayed our last kiss in my mind, clinging to it like a life vest in a raging sea. Had I imagined his feelings for me, misread his intentions? What if everything he'd said was just a ploy, a scheme to get me to Tir Na Nog and the queen?No, I couldn't believe that. The emotion on his face that night was real. I had to believe that he cared, I had to believe in him, or I would go crazy."
Author: Julie Kagawa
26. "Det første som slår en reisetrett fremmed imøte og gjør ham fortumlet i Amerika, det er naturligvis den store støy, rastløsheten, det jagende liv i gatene, den urolige, forvovne ilferdighet hvormed det fares frem på alle områder. Kommer han iland i New York i sommertiden, vil det dessuten gjøre ham litt forbauset å se herrer uten frakk, uten vest, blott med bukseselene over skjorten, ta en spasertur henad gatene med sin silkekledde dame under armen. Det gjør straks et fremmed inntrykk, et fritt inntrykk; det er fart i den sort etikette."
Author: Knut Hamsun
27. "Energy is the new currency... Guard & invest it wisely... ~?~"
Author: Kytka Hilmar Jezek
28. "Things change after people are married," she finally said, talking more to herself than to him. "People change.""Not usually for the better.""How would you know? Are you an authority on marriage...or on me, for that matter? You act just like Daniel, as if you know what's best for me. Well, maybe I should start deciding what I want!"His eyes gleamed like a cat's. "Maybe you should. What do you want?"She wanted Daniel.But she wanted Daniel to be different. "That's none of your concern.""But it is.I'm afraid I've already nvested a lot in you.""Invested what? A lot of what?""A lot of worry and vexation." His casual tone of voice belied his words."
Author: Lisa Kleypas
29. "Our investigation is a grammatical one. Such an investigation sheds light on our problem by clearing misunderstandings away. Misunderstandings concerning the use of words, caused, among other things, by certain analogies between the forms of expression in different regions of language."
Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein
30. "I look at my annual budgets for everything and anything, and I look to see where I can save the most money on those items. Saving 30% to 50% buying in bulk - replenishable items from toothpaste to soup, or whatever I use a lot of - is the best guaranteed return on investment you can get anywhere."
Author: Mark Cuban
31. "I take my metal canister of tea off the shelf. It is my own mixture of dried lavender blossoms and lemon balm, harvested from my garden and hung in the storeroom to dry. Weed helped me hang these stalks, I think. His hands touched these tender leaves, just as they touch me."
Author: Maryrose Wood
32. "To beat the market you'll have to invest serious bucks to dig up information no one else has yet."
Author: Merton Miller
33. "When a livestock farmer is willing to "practice complexity"—to choreograph the symbiosis of several different animals, each of which has been allowed to behave and eat as it evolved to—he will find he has little need for machinery, fertilizer, and, most strikingly, chemicals. He finds he has no sanitation problem or any of the diseases that result from raising a single animal in a crowded monoculture and then feeding it things it wasn't designed to eat. This is perhaps the greatest efficiency of a farm treated as a biological system: health."
Author: Michael Pollan
34. "When The Journal of Words compiled its list of the one hundred best novels written in English, do you know that Pride and Prejudice was number twelve?" She stopped pacing and glared at Jane. "And do you know where Jane Eyre was?" she asked. She looked at the four of them in turn, but nobody answered her. "Number fifty-two!" she shrieked. "Fifty-two! Below that pornographic travesty Lolita!" She spat the title as if it were poison. "Below Huckleberry Finn! Below Ulysses. Have you ever tried to read Ulysses? Have you ever finished it? No, you haven't. No one has. They just carry it around and lie about having read it."
Author: Michael Thomas Ford
35. "Crime shows are really popular, in general, but usually, at the end of every episode, you have to let go of the people that you've invested in and then, the next week, get somebody else."
Author: Mireille Enos
36. "Oh, glorious Art!" thus mused the enthusiastic painter, as he trod the street. "Thou art the image of the Creator's own. The innumerable forms that wander in nothingness start into being at thy beck. The dead live again. Thou recallest them to their old scenes, and givest their gray shadows the lustre of a better life, at once earthly and immortal. Thou snatchest back the fleeing moments of History. With thee, there is no Past; for at thy touch, all that is great becomes forever present; and illustrious men live through long ages in the visible performance of the very deeds which made them what they are."
Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
37. "Spune-mi, daca te-as prinde-ntr-o zisi ti-as saruta talpa piciorului,nu-i asa ca ai schiopata putin, dupa aceea,de teama sa nu-mi strivesti sarutul?"
Author: Nichita Stănescu
38. "But what else can we do when we're so weak? We invest hours each day, months each year, years each lifetime in something over which we have no control; it is any wonder then, that we are reduced to creating ingenious but bizarre liturgies designed to give us the illusion that we are powerful after all, just as every other primitive community has done when faced with a deep and apparently impenetrable mystery?"
Author: Nick Hornby
39. "El propietario de una tienda, al que le gustaba hablar de manera más lacónica, le explicó que el cliente no compra en realidad una prenda de vestir, sino una fantasía. Que lo que de veras quería comprar era el sueño de poder ser como los "otros" que vestían aquella ropa."
Author: Orhan Pamuk
40. "When I die of heart failure the next time you frighten me like that, you can put that on my gravestone —‘I didn't mean to startle her"
Author: Patricia Briggs
41. "Alien Affairs. Bad name I always thought, makes it sound like they're shagging them rather than investigating them."
Author: Peter F. Hamilton
42. "I was investing more and more of myself into an outcome I couldn't predict and would very likely be disappointed by. But for me there was no other option."
Author: Shawn Kirsten Maravel
43. "And he'll indulge you, because he's making an investment in you. You're an asset to him. You're beautiful, well bred and well connected, and independently wealthy. You're also in love with him and he can't take his eyes off you. I bet he can't keep his hands off you, either."
Author: Sylvia Day
44. "My hope is that countries like Morocco will have investment to create work, so people don't have to leave."
Author: Tahar Ben Jelloun
45. "For us hunting wasn't a sport. It was a way to be intimate with nature, that intimacy providing us with wild unprocessed food free from pesticides and hormones and with the bonus of having been produced without the addition of great quantities of fossil fuel. In addition, hunting provided us with an ever scarcer relationship in a world of cities, factory farms, and agribusiness, direct responsibility for taking the lives that sustained us. Lives that even vegans indirectly take as the growing and harvesting of organic produce kills deer, birds, snakes, rodents, and insects. We lived close to the animals we ate. We knew their habits and that knowledge deepened our thanks to them and the land that made them."
Author: Ted Kerasote
46. "The most fertile soil does not necessarily produce the most abundant harvest. It is the use we make of our faculties which renders them valuable."
Author: Thomas W. Higginson
Author: Van Morrison
48. "Pero en la tarde, cuando vió venir por el camino a unos señores vestidos de negro, fúnebres pajarracos con alas de papel arrolladas bajo el brazo, ya no dudó. Aquel era el enemigo. Iban a robarle."
Author: Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
49. "It was in the attempt to ascertain the interrelationships between species that experiments n genetics were first made. The words "evolution" and "origin of species" are now so intimately associated with the name of Darwin that we are apt to forger that the idea of common descent had been prominent in the mnds of naturalists before he wrote, and that, for more than half a century, zealous investigators had been devoting themselves to the experimental study of that possibility. Prominent among this group of experimenters may be mentioned Koelreauter, John Hunter, Herbert Knight, Gartner, Jordan. Naudin, Godron, Lecoq, Wichura--men whose names are familiar to every reader of Animals and Plants unders Domestication."
Author: William Bateson
50. "Fie, wrangling queen!Whom everything becomes, to chide, to laugh,To weep; whose every passion fully strivesTo make itself, in thee, fair and admired!"
Author: William Shakespeare

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You get those hunger pains. 'I am so hungry. We don't have any food. What are we going to eat?' Your stomach hurts. Then you get so upset and mad, like, no food. You start having tantrums and don't want to do anything. You get mad at everybody because you don't have any food. That's what happens when you don't eat. You are so sluggish."
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