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1. "Better to go than sit around being a terrible old bore."
Author: Auberon Waugh
2. "Beloved, are you being sifted? Has God permitted the enemy to launch a full-scale attack against you? God knows what He's doing. He isn't looking the other way, and He's not being mean to you. Maybe this is the only way He can get you to attend to the old so He can do something new. Grab onto Him for dear life! Give Him full reign to remove anything in you that needs to go. Hasten the end of the process. Sift, dear one. Sift!"
Author: Beth Moore
3. "I'm comfortable being old... being black... being Jewish."
Author: Billy Crystal
4. "Men are taught how to be what a woman wants and women are taught how to be what a man wants, therefore, people end up with people because there is something offered which they want; not because they see the other person, understand the other person, share the other person's dreams... why are not men and women being taught how to show other people their dreams, the colours of their souls, their fears and pains, their joys and laughters? People should be falling in love with people! Not with ideas!"
Author: C. JoyBell C.
5. "I remember being onstage once when I didn't have fear: I got so scared I didn't have fear that it brought on an anxiety attack."
Author: Carly Simon
6. "My flesh looked like it wasn't trying. It looked like it hated being part of me."
Author: Charles Bukowski
7. "Your emptiness is but the preparation for your being filled, and your casting down is but the making ready for your lifting up."
Author: Charles H. Spurgeon
8. "No, Geo—underneath all that, Nan really loves me. It's just she wants me to see things her way. You know, she's two years older; that meant a lot when we were children. I've always thought of her as being sort of like a road—I mean, she leads somewhere. With her, I'll never lose my way."
Author: Christopher Isherwood
9. "And that day, I probably walked right by them out of class, not really knowing either of them or having any idea who they'd end up being to me, but I can imagine it so accurately because I was then (and I guess I am still) in my own world of misreading people, reaching out to them in an awkward, overplanned way that blows up big-time, then retreating back in to my just-me existence, while they go around telling anyone who will listen what a tard I am."
Author: D.C. Pierson
10. "Why did dogs make one want to cry? There was something so quiet and hopeless about their sympathy. Jasper, knowing something was wrong, as dogs always do. Trunks being packed. Cars being brought to the door. Dogs standing with drooping tails, dejected eyes. Wandering back to their baskets in the hall when the sound of the car dies away."
Author: Daphne Du Maurier
11. "Half an hour later, each of them had been given a complicated circular chart, and was attempting to fill in the position of the planets at their moment of birth. It was dull work, requiring much consultation of timetables and calculation of angles."I've got two Neptunes here," said Harry after a while, frowning down at his piece of parchment, "that can't be right, can it?""Aaaaah," said Ron, imitating Professor Trelawney's mystical whisper, "when two Neptunes appear in the sky, it is a sure sign that a midget in glasses is being born, Harry . . ."
Author: J.K. Rowling
12. "Getting talked about is one of the penalties for being pretty, while being above suspicion is about the only compensation for being homely."
Author: Kin Hubbard
13. "In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as 'right-to-work.' It provides no 'rights' and no 'works.' Its purpose is to destroy labor unions and the freedom of collective bargaining…. We demand this fraud be stopped."
Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
14. "You play to whatever publication you're being interviewed by."
Author: Matthew Rhys
15. "The almost egregiously English couple, Cedric and Rosamund Chailey, had slipped quietly away when the conversation turned to God. It had not seemed polite to be present when anything so American was being discussed."
Author: Michael Frayn
16. "I try to explain how people react when overwhelmed by confusion and negative emotions. Some drink too much. Others overeat or beat their wives or kick the cat. And a surprising number hold their hands against a hot plate or slice open their skin with a razor blade. It's an extreme coping mechanism. They talk about their inner pain being turned outward. By giving it a physical manifestation they find it easier to deal with. (35)"
Author: Michael Robotham
17. "I sort of ride the fence on that whole steroid era issue. I don't have a definite opinion like some of my fellow Hall of Famers. Some of the guys were very, very adamant about a person being associated with steroids: 'They'll never be in the Hall of Fame. If they are, I'll never come back.'"
Author: Mike Schmidt
18. "It's a funny feeling, being suddenly airborne. Just as you realize it, it's over, and you're sinking."
Author: Sarah Dessen
19. "It was difficult being a teacher and out of the closet in the '50s. By the time I retired, the English department was proud of having a gay poet of a certain minor fame. It was a very satisfactory change!"
Author: Thom Gunn
20. "The conscious experience of being a subject arises when a single organism learns to enslave itself."
Author: Thomas Metzinger

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