[My First Jailbreak Began When A Coarse-toothed Mechanic's File Crashed Through The Window Of The Deeper Harbour PoliceStation At Two In The Morning. The File Bounced Three Or Four Times Before Clattering To A Halt Among A Scatter Of Shattered Glass. The File Spun A Little And Came To Rest, Like A Compass Needle Pointing Somewhere Far Off The Edge Of The Map. Looking Back From Right Here And Right Now I Believe I Would Like To Start This Story Right Then—three Days After I Had Just Turned Fourteen—spending My Birthday In Jail. - SINKING DEEPER]

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"Rocket Fever Grips Nations Teenagers cheers on enthusiastic newsreel, reflecting the nations sudden reversal in attitude following the successful launch of Explorer-I into Earth orbit. Rather than being strange and threatening, outer space looks set to become the next big distraction after Elvis Presley and Davy Crockett hats. More and more teenagers are passing up rock and roll for a rocket role, commentator Michael Fitzmaurice blithely remarks before very probably wishing he hadnt."

Bethany Frenette Quotes

"I already made icing. I told you not to buy any.""Oops," I said, taking another scoop. "Looks like I messed up again. Guess Ill have to eat this."He glanced toward me, giving a pointed look to the two containers I had set beside me. "All of it?" he asked."Maybe if youre nice, Ill share...But considering youve already met your niceness quote for the year, I wouldnt bet on it. And you cant have any sprinkles.""There goes my reason for living.""I thought that was to make me miserable."

John Wyatt Quotes

"There is a level of consciousness between sleeping and fully wakening when the worries of the day have not settled upon us; the body is stilled, and the senses wholly receptive. If the sun is bright, there is pure silence, or the birds are beginning to sing, this shining level of consciousness can come to be the nearest we will get to paradise this side of our quietus, Every day should begin so, This is no dream. This is the reality. The world outside is beautiful. We do our best to hide it. We cover it. We push it father back. The ugliness we make ourselves. We originate our own worries. We put on our own shackles; build our prisons. We can only glimpse the golden reality, briefly, through our tiny barred windows."

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"When I die, I shall then have my greatest grief and my greatest joy; my greatest grief, that I have done so little for Jesus, and my greatest joy, that Jesus has done so much for me."

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"Suddenly the clouds seem high above us. Theyre moving over us in an arch, circling the planet. They have seen abysmal oceans and charred, scorched islands. They have seen how we destroyed the world. If I could see everything, as the clouds do, would I swirl around this remaining continent, still so full of color and life and seasons, wanting to protect it? Or would I just laugh at the futility of it all, and meander onward, down the earths sloping atmosphere?" - Author: Lauren DeStefano

Quotes About Reasons And Excuses

"A bunch of different people appear, and theyve got their own situations and reasons and excuses, and each one is pursuing his or her own brand of justice or happiness. As a result, nobody can do anything. Obviously. I mean, its basically impossible for everybodys justice to prevail or everybodys happiness to triumph, so chaos takes over. And then what do you think happens? Simple – a god appears in the end and starts directing traffic. "You go over there, and you come here, and you get together with her, and you just sit still for a while." Like that. Hes kind of a fixer, and in the end everything works out perfectly. They call this ‘deus ex machina." - Author: Haruki Murakami

Quotes About Hierarchy

"Furnishing was not a priority in the Citadel. Shelves, stools, tables... There was a rumor among the novices that priests towards the top of the hierarchy had golden furniture, but there was no sign of it here. The room was as severe as anything in the novices quarters although it had, perhaps, a more opulent severity; it wasnt the forced bareness of poverty, but the starkness of intent." - Author: Terry Pratchett

Quotes About Dreary Weather

"Everything was eternally dreary, dismal, damned. Even the weather was insolent and bitchy." - Author: Charles Bukowski

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"Exercising adaptive leadership is about giving meaning to your life beyond your own ambition." - Author: Ronald A. Heifetz

Quotes About Being Neat And Tidy

"Mastema prefers absolutes. He wants fences on the world and everything in its place, neat and tidy as a churchyard garden. God is not like that. God is boundless. For all his wisdom, Mastema cannot comprehend Yahwehs need for surprises. An omniscient Being would naturally yearn for things beyond His control, futures He could not see, wills He could influence but not command. Strange, yes. It is odd when the puppeteer desires his wooden slaves to cut their strings, yet that is exactly what He did when he granted humans free will." - Author: Kirby Crow

Quotes About Belonging To A Team

"I have a date, he explained. This is an emergency. He paused to catch his breath. Do you know - breath - how to iron? I walked over to the pink shirt. It was wrinkled like an old woman whod spent her youth sunbathing. If only the Colonel didnt ball up his every belonging and stuff it into random dresser drawers. I think you just turn it on and press it against the shirt, right? I said. I dont know. I didnt even know we had an iron. We dont. Its Takumis. But Takumi doesnt know how to iron, either. And when I asked Alaska, she started yelling, "Youre not going to impose the patriarchal paradigm on me." Oh God, I need to smoke. I need to smoke, but I cant reek when I see Saras parents. Okay, screw it. Were going to smoke in the bathroom with the shower on. The shower has steam. Steam gets rid of wrinkles, right?" - Author: John Green

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Quotes About Success And Money

"I have a very big phone book and a very long reach around the world. And I think - I dont think, I know - that 95 percent of the people who I know who werent born into success who have become successful and done things that are different and made a lot of money and had a lot of excitement in their life are people who never hear the word no." - Author: Jerry Weintraub

Quotes About The Inner Voice

"The act of consciousness is central; otherwise we are overrun by the complexes. The hero in each of us is required to answer the call of individuation. We must turn away from the cacaphony of the outerworld to hear the inner voice. When we can dare to live its promptings, then we achieve personhood. We may become strangers to those who thought they knew us, but at least we are no longer strangers to ourselves." - Author: James Hollis