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1. ". . . there was little to choose between Jews and Catholics. The Jews had holidays that turned up out of the blue and the Catholics had children in much the same way."
Author: Alan Bennett
2. "Everyone should just drive out to the Mojave Desert and just experience it, and it's a fun place to live."
Author: Bill Burr
3. "My father was having an affair with a 16-year-old when Mum was pregnant with me. She found out when I was three weeks old and left, not surprisingly."
Author: Carol Vorderman
4. "One of the great changes wrought by the increased public awareness of Alzheimer's - and thank you, Nancy Reagan, you wonderful tough old dame, you - is that people in the early stages of the disease are now speaking out while they still have the capacity to do so."
Author: Charlie Pierce
5. "Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre."
Author: Chet Atkins
6. "I was a professional baseball player from the time I was drafted out of high school in 1981 until the time I retired in 2003."
Author: David Cone
7. "Just because an apple falls one hundred times out of a hundred does not mean it will fall on the hundred and first."
Author: Derek Landy
8. "I understand now that the vulnerability I've always felt is the greatest strength a person can have. You can't experience life without feeling life. What I've learned is that being vulnerable to somebody you love is not a weakness, it's a strength."
Author: Elisabeth Shue
9. "So it's the unwinding of your nervous system. The corresponding experience to what winds you up comes out in your dreams. To write a song then, even one like Don't Bother Me, helps to get rid of some subconscious burden. Writing a song is like going to confession."
Author: George Harrison
10. "All the people I hung out with were musicians."
Author: Hunter Hayes
11. "I never set out to write songs about the world around me... it just kind of came about as a result of paying more attention to things."
Author: Iris Dement
12. "There's no way that if you get participation out of a person can they say you didn't rock it."
Author: Jam Master Jay
13. "Resilience is all about being able to overcome the unexpected. Sustainability is about survival. The goal of resilience is to thrive."
Author: Jamais Cascio
14. "The benefit is competition, the thrill of playing in the Olympics, being an Olympian, playing against the best."
Author: Joe Sakic
15. "No one gets to quit. You keep fighting, every day, and sooner or later, the grief fades a little. You grow stronger, find joy again, and everything gets easier. You come out of it more equipped to handle the next wave, which will come eventually. There will always be waves."
Author: Julianne MacLean
16. "Marriage seemed like such a small space whenever I was in it. I liked the getting married. Courtship has a plotline. But there's no plot to being married. Just the same things over and over again. Same fights, same friends, same things you do on a Saturday. The repetition would start to get to me."
Author: Karen Joy Fowler
17. "I love bookshelves, and stacks of books, spines, typography, and the feel of pages between my fingertips. I love bookmarks, and old bindings, and stars in margins next to beautiful passages. I love exuberant underlinings that recall to me a swoon of language-love from a long-ago reading, something I hoped to remember. I love book plates, and inscriptions in gifts from loved ones, I love author signatures, and I love books sitting around reminding me of them, being present in my life, being. I love books. Not just for what they contain. I love them as objects too, as ever-present reminders of what they contain, and because they are beautiful. They are one of my favorite things in life, really at the tiptop of the list, easily my favorite inanimate things in existence, and ... I am just not cottoning on to this idea of making them ... not exist anymore. Making them cease to take up space in the world, in my life? No, please do not take away the physical reality of my books."
Author: Laini Taylor
18. "The truth may not set you free, but used carefully, it can confuse the hell out of your enemies."
Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
19. "She didn't even notice right away that a small animal had come out from behind a nearby car and was slowly making its way toward the trash can she was standing near. She flipped through some old files in her mind, trying to come up with what this thing might be, and after a few seconds decided that--impossible as it seemed--it was a fox."
Author: Maureen Johnson
20. "Success is not just having all your heart desires, you may be financially capable, but you still reside in the apartment of failures if you don't give out some dough to those roaming the streets."
Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
21. "Because we lack a divine Center our need for security has led us into an insane attachment to things. We really must understand that the lust for affluence in contemporary society is psychotic. It is psychotic because it has completely lost touch with reality. We crave things we neither need nor enjoy. 'We buy things we do not want to impress people we do not like'. Where planned obsolescence leaves off, psychological obsolescence takes over. We are made to feel ashamed to wear clothes or drive cars until they are worn out. The mass media have convinced us that to be out of step with fashion is to be out of step with reality. It is time we awaken to the fact that conformity to a sick society is to be sick. Until we see how unbalanced our culture has become at this point, we will not be able to deal with the mammon spirit within ourselves nor will we desire Christian simplicity."
Author: Richard J. Foster
22. "I cannot believe how fine I am with being bald."
Author: Robin Roberts
23. "I used to be an atheist, but I've chilled out a bit on that."
Author: Stephen Moyer

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My pain may be the reason for somebody's laugh.But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody's pain."
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