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1. "Pe drept cuvânt, mortii cu mortii, viii cu viii. Dar vad ca vrei sa pleci.Se ridica, îmi lua bratul si ma conduse în hol.— Sa conduci cu atentie, îmi spuse deschizând usa de la intrare. Suntem tara crestina si sarbatorim nasterea Mântuitorului. Pretutindeni vei întâlni doar oameni beti."
Author: Aldous Huxley
2. "In every Magical, or similar system, it is invariably the first condition which the Aspirant must fulfill: he must once and for all and for ever put his family outside his magical circle.Even the Gospels insist clearly and weightily on this.Christ himself (i.e. whoever is meant by this name in this passage) callously disowns his mother and his brethren (Luke VIII, 19). And he repeatedly makes discipleship contingent on the total renunciation of all family ties. He would not even allow a man to attend his father's funeral!Is the magical tradition less rigid?Not on your life!"
Author: Aleister Crowley
3. "XXVIII.Sie liebte es, auf dem BalkoneDem Nahn des Frührots zuzusehn,Wenn in der blaßren HimmelszoneDie Sterne nach und nach vergehnUnd sacht der Horizont sich lichtet,Ein Wehn vom Morgen schon berichtet,Und dann der Tag allmählich steigt..."
Author: Alexander Pushkin
4. "This book bore the label R>3214 VIII/2. And this painful truth was suddenly borne in upon the mind of Monsieur Sariette: to wit, that the most scientific system of numbering will not help to find a book if the book is no longer in its place."
Author: Anatole France
5. "I caught my reflection in the tall mirror. I looked like one of Henry VIII's wives who'd been told she'd soon be replaced."
Author: Andrea Cremer
6. "Pourquoi nous haïr? Nous sommes solidaires, emportés par la même planête, équipage d'un même navire. Et s'il est bon que des civilisations s'opposent pour favoriser des synthèses nouvelles, il est monstrueux qu'elles s'entre-dévorent.Puisqu'il suffit, pour nous délivrer, de nous aider à prendre conscience d'un but qui nous relie les uns aux autres, autant le chercher là où il nous unit tous.(Terre des Hommes, ch. VIII)"
Author: Antoine De Saint Exupéry
7. "In 1494, King Charles VIII of France invaded Italy. Within months, his army collapsed and fled. It was routed not by the Italian army but by a microbe. A mysterious new disease spread through sex killed many of Charles's soldiers and left survivors weak and disfigured. French soldiers spread the disease across much of Europe, and then it moved into Africa and Asia. Many called it the French disease. The French called it the Italian disease. Arabs called it the Christian disease. Today, it is called syphilis."
Author: Carl Zimmer
8. "But behind each player sttod a line of ghosts unable to win. Eve. Ashputtel. Marilyn Monroe. rapunzel slashing wildly at her hair. Bessie Smith unloved and down and out. Bluebeard's wives, Henry VIII's, Snow White cursing the day she left the seven dwarves, Diana, Princess of Wales. The Sheepish Beast came in with a tray of schnapps at the end of the game and we stood for the toast -"fay wray"- then tossed our fiery drinks to the back of our crimson throats. Bad girls. Serious ladies. Mourning our dead."
Author: Carol Ann Duffy
9. "It can't drag on this way much longer," she said to herself. "One evening he'll whistle under my window, I'll go down by a ladder or a knotted rope and he will carry me away on a motorcycle, off to a den where his subjects will be assembled. He'll say: 'Here is your new Queen.' And... and... it will be terrible!"viii. Their Queen is away and anarchy reigns! The Journal said so! How grand to be Queen, with a red ribbon and a revolver..."
Author: Colette
10. "I knew all about Edward VIII's abdication, George VI becoming the king and having a stammer, but nothing about how he got rid of it."
Author: Geoffrey Rush
11. "Right. A tiki bar will blend in great with the whole Henry VIII vibe going on at the B&T. Bring me a scorpion bowl, wench."
Author: Huntley Fitzpatrick
12. "Her mother was a Rutherford. The family came over in the ark, and were connected by marriage with Henry the VIII. On her father's side they date back further than Adam. On the topmost branches of her family tree there's a superior breed of monkeys with very fine silky hair and extra long tails."
Author: Jean Webster
13. "Or if they list to tryConjecture, he his fabric of the HeavensHath left to their disputes, perhaps to moveHis laughter at their quaint opinions wide."John Milton, Paradise Lost viii 75-78"
Author: John Milton
14. "Solomon saith: There is no new thing uponthe earth. So that as Plato had an imagination,that all knowledge was but remembrance; soSolomon giveth his sentence, that all novelty isbut oblivion.Francis Bacon: Essays, LVIII"
Author: Jorge Luis Borges
15. "In Book VIII of the Odyssey we read that the gods weave misfortunes into the pattern of events to make a song for future generations to sing.----------St?? ??d?? ?a??d?a t?? ?d?sse?a? d?aß????µe ?t? ?? ?e?? ??????? t?? s?µf???? ??a ?a µ? ?e?p??? ap? t?? µe????µe?e? ?e???? ??µata ??a t?a???d?a. (µtf ?. ?a???????)"
Author: Jorge Luis Borges
16. "Les dispositifs et les ordres les mieux combinés, les plus profondément médités, semblent très mauvais et n'importe quel savant tacticien les critique d'un air entendu quand ils n'ont pas donné la victoire; les pires dispositifs, les mesures les plus contestables paraissent excellents, et des gens sérieux consacrent des volumes à prouver leurs mérites, quand le gain de la bataille s'en est suivi.(Guerre et Paix, livre troisième, 1ère partie, ch. XXVIII)"
Author: Leo Tolstoy
17. "Sonnet VIIIJe vis, je meurs : je me brûle et me noie,J'ai chaud extrême en endurant froidure ;La vie m'est et trop molle et trop dure,J'ai grands ennuis entremêlés de joie.Tout en un coup je ris et je larmoie,Et en plaisir maint grief tourment j'endure,Mon bien s'en va, et à jamais il dure,Tout en un coup je sèche et je verdoie.Ainsi Amour inconstamment me mèneEt, quand je pense avoir plus de douleur,Sans y penser je me trouve hors de peine.Puis, quand je crois ma joie être certaine,Et être en haut de mon désiré heur,Il me remet en mon premier malheur."
Author: Louise Labé
18. "No Séc. XVIII, o evangelista João Wesley, ia para a entrada das minas no Reino Unido, na hora em que os trabalhadores terminavam o trabalho, então subia numa caixa e ali pregava o evangelho, milhares de pessoas foram atraídas ao evangelho através de João Wesley, no entanto, esta estratégia já não funciona em nossos dias, o homem pós-modernos exige mais que boa oratória, que uma boa visibilidade, e uma boa voz. Necessitamos do mesmo Espírito que capacitou Wesley, mas necessitamos também de estratégias relevantes para este tempo."
Author: Luis Alexandre Ribeiro Branco
19. "A BILL OF ASSERTIVE RIGHTSI: You have the right to judge your own behavior, thoughts, and emotions, and to take the responsibility for their initiation and consequences upon yourself.II: You have the right to offer no reasons or excuses for justifying your behavior.III: You have the right to judge if you are responsible for finding solutions to other people's problems.IV: You have the right to change your mind.V: You have the right to make mistakes—and be responsible for them.VI: You have the right to say, "I don't know."VII: You have the right to be independent of the goodwill of others before coping with them.VIII: You have the right to be illogical in making decisions. IX: You have the right to say, "I don't understand."X: You have the right to say, "I don't care."YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO SAY NO, WITHOUT FEELING GUILTY"
Author: Manuel J. Smith
20. "As mudanças económicas do século XVIII tornaram necessário fazer circular os efeitos do poder, por canais cada vez mais sutis, chegando até os próprios indivíduos, seus corpos, seus gestos, cada um de seus desempenhos cotidianos. Que o poder, mesmo tendo uma multiplicidade de homens a gerir, seja tão eficaz quanto se ele exercesse sobre um só."
Author: Michel Foucault
21. "And you have to understand this, that a prince, especially a new one, cannot observe all those things for which men are esteemed, being often forced, in order to maintain the state, to act contrary to faith, friendship, humanity, and religion. " The Prince, XVIII, 5"
Author: Niccolò Machiavelli
22. "Sonnet XVIII do not love you as if you were salt-rose, or topaz,or the arrow of carnations the fire shoots off.I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,in secret, between the shadow and the soul.I love you as the plant that never bloomsbut carries in itself the light of hidden flowers;thanks to your love a certain solid fragrance,risen from the earth, lives darkly in my body.I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where.I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride;so I love you because I know no other way than this: where I does not exist, nor you,so close that your hand on my chest is my hand,so close that your eyes close as I fall asleep."
Author: Pablo Neruda
23. "Rom. viii. 7 where we read that "the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be." So then in this passage we have all the distinctive marks of personality ascribed to the Holy Spirit."
Author: R.A. Torrey
24. "Twice a week I would receive injections or IV's of Factor VIII which clotted the blood and then broke it down."
Author: Ryan White
25. "Pensait aux passions, comme nous pensons à la loterie: duperie certaine et bonheur cherché par des fous(partie I, ch. VIII)"
Author: Stendhal
26. "XXVIII"Truth," said a traveller,"Is a rock, a mighty fortress;"Often have I been to it,"Even to its highest tower,"From whence the world looks black.""Truth," said a traveller,"Is a breath, a wind,"A shadow, a phantom;"Long have I pursued it,"But never have I touched "The hem of its garment."And I believed the second traveller;For truth was to meA breath, a wind, A shadow, a phantom,And never had I touchedThe hem of its garment."
Author: Stephen Crane
27. "The good folks mostly win, courage usually triumphs over fear, the family dog hardly ever contracts rabies: these are things I knew at twenty-five, and things I still know now, at the age of 25 x 2. But I know something else as well: there's a place in most of us where the rain is pretty much constant, the shadows are always long, and the woods are full of monsters. It is good to have a voice in which the terrors of such a place can be articulated and its geography partially described, without denying the sunshine and clarity that fill so much of our ordinary lives. (viii)"
Author: Stephen King
28. "His Greatness the King Pteppicymon XXVIII, Lord of the Heavens, Charioteer of the Wagon of the Sun, Steersman of the Barque of the Sun, Guardian of the Secret Knowledge, Lord of the Horizon, Keeper of the Way, the Flail of Mercy, the High Born One, the Never Dying King."
Author: Terry Pratchett
29. "A leading humanist scholar and occupied many public offices, including that of Lord Chancellor from 1529 to 1532. More coined the word "utopia", a name he gave to an ideal, imaginary island nation whose political system he described in a book published in 1516. He is chiefly remembered for his principled refusal to accept King Henry VIII's claim to be supreme head of the Church of England, a decision which ended his political career and led to his execution as a traitor. In 1935, four hundred years after his death, More was canonized in the Catholic Church by Pope Pius XI, and was later declared the patron saint of lawyers and statesmen"
Author: Thomas More
30. "April hath put a spirit of youth in everything. (Sonnet XCVIII)"
Author: William Shakespeare
31. "Mnie Bóg, w zyciu moim, nigdy nie byl potrzebny - od najwczesniejszego dziecinstwa, ani przez piec minut - bylem zawsze samowystarczalny. / I have never in my life needed God - from the infancy, since I was 5, I was self-sufficient. (Dziennik 1956, XVIII Niedziela)"
Author: Witold Gombrowicz

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Jane felt that he would write from the depths of a wretchedness that would not necessarily be insincere because its outward signs were so theatrical. Pesumably attractive men and probably woman too must always be suffering in this way; they must so often have to reject and cast aside love, and perhaps even practice did not always make them ruthless and cold-blooded enough to do it without feeling any qualms."
Author: Barbara Pym

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