[The True New Yorker Secretly Believes That People Living Anywhere Else Have To Be, In Some Sense, Kidding.]

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TB McKenzie Quotes

"Dont ya wanna hear the secret? his eyes were narrow and mean, despite the glaze of rum. Louer drained his glass and slammed it to the bar. You get happy by learnin to say yes to what life offers you, but stay happy by rememberin when to start sayin no."

Jeffrey Pierce Quotes

"All actors are looking for that role thats going to define who they are. When it happens, its a good thing."

John Elder Robison Quotes

"Nice people like them by children like him and raise them as pets. But he didnt want to be a pet today."

Mian Mian Quotes

"...because one morning as the sun was coming up I told myself that I had to swallow up all of the fear and garbage around me, and once it was inside me I had to transform it all into candy. Becuase I know you will be able to love me for it."

Steve Rzasa Quotes

"Jesca returned the smile. You are a brave one--or perhaps foolhardy.Difficult to tell, Cope said cheerily."

Rosalind Miles Quotes

"She loved your mother, Taliesin said gently. This is her farewell. As he spoke, a chanted melody began inside the chamber, a song without words. Yet it spoke of the beauty in the heart of the flame, of the passing glory of the white bird on the wing, and the blossom of the sea spray under the shining prow. It sang of a mother with her baby, of the hard love between men and women, and the gentle rest that comes at last to all."

Adedayo Kingjerry Quotes

"A fool can easily be known(identified) by what proceeds from his or her mouth."

William Lindsay Gresham Quotes

"What sort of God would put us here in this goddamned, stinking slaughterhouse of a world?"

Deepak C Quotes

"Awareness isnt a rubber band, but it needs to be stretched. This cant be done by force; nor can you rely on life lessons as you struggle to the top. Success ultimately depends on who you are, not what you do."

Steven Millhauser Quotes

"Un libro es una máquina para fabricar sueños. Está hecho para sacarte de este mundo."

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Quotes About Not Throwing In The Towel

"And what percentage of people take up the option to die off? She looked at me, her glance telling me to be calm. ‘Oh, a hundred per cent, of course. Over many thousands of years, calculated by old time, of course. But yes, everyone takes the option, sooner or later.‘So its just like the first time round? You always die in the end?‘Yes, except dont forget the quality of life here is much better. People die when they decide theyve had enough, not before. The second time round its altogether more satisfying because its willed. She paused, then added, ‘As I say, we cater for what people want.I hadnt been blaming her. Im not that sort. I just wanted to find out how the system worked. ‘So … even people, religious people, who come here to worship God throughout eternity … they end up throwing in the towel after a few years, hundred years, thousand years?‘Certainly. As I said, there are still a few Old Heaveners around, but their numbers are diminishing all the time." - Author: Julian Barnes

Quotes About Liver Cancer

"It seems that cancer is a direct result to injury. If you smoke, you damage your lung tissue, and then lung cancer arises. If you drink, you damage your liver, and then liver cancer occurs." - Author: Eva Vertes

Quotes About Moving Forth

"Rock n roll is our religion, and we will continue to lose disciples as we go, but we pick up the fallen flag and keep moving forward, bringing forth the good news that our heroes have helped create, their bodies lost, but their spirits and their good work everlasting." - Author: Steven Van Zandt

Quotes About Ghosts And Spirits

"Those places where sadness and misery abound are favoured settings for stories of ghosts and apparitions. Calcutta has countless such stories hidden in its darkness, stories that nobody wants to admit they believe but which nevertheless survive in the memory of generations as the only chronicle of the past. It is as if the people who inhabit the streets, inspired by some mysterious wisdom, relalise that the true history of Calcutta has always been written in the invisible tales of its spirits and unspoken curses." - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Quotes About Funny Expats

"He was just one of those people ... one of a thousand expats whod dragged their unhappiness to the other side of the world, expecting everything to be different, and never quite got over the fact it felt the same." - Author: Jon Courtenay Grimwood

Quotes About Management Vs Leadership

"On THE DECSIVE DUEL: SPITFIRE VS 109The epic struggle between the Spitfire and the Messerschmitt 109 upon which so much of western civilization depended in the summer of 1940 has found the ideal biographer in David Isby. I write "biographer" because, like the men who flew these remarkable fighter planes, Isby sees them in almost human terms, transcending the mere mechanical. (Andrew Roberts, Author Of The Storm Of War )" - Author: Andrew Roberts

Quotes About Mourning

"It was a huge shock. Ive never had hair that short in my life! I think the rest of the cast and crew were mourning my haircut more than I was! But after a while, I felt liberated, I learned to embrace it." - Author: Camilla Belle

Quotes About Drunk Life

"I have lived recklessly, gambled my income away at the horse races, gone whoring, have been more drunk than sober, beaten men to a pulp with my hands, have had a mans nose cut off for insulting my father and have been indebted to villains more times than I care to say. But, I do not want to live like this anymore. I want a quiet life with a good woman who will care and love me – not for being the Duke of Monmouth, but for me, Jemmy." - Author: Andrea Zuvich

Quotes About Stalin

"The way the bankers have kind of toppled the way money is distributed, and taken most of it into their own hands, is as good as Stalin or Hitler." - Author: Mario Batali

Quotes About 2nd Amendment

"As a strong supporter of our 2nd Amendment rights, I believe tougher enforcement of our nations existing gun laws must be done before any more laws are enacted and put on the books." - Author: Jeff Miller