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1. "What people want to read often seems incongruous. A pair of biker-types taking away Thoughts of the Dalai Lama. People without access to instruments requesting sheet music. Aspiring poets sharing their work and then borrowing horror stories."
Author: Alan Bennett
2. "For three nights he hadn't known how to touch my mother or what to say. Before, they had never found themselves broken together. Usually, it was one needing the other but not both needing each other, and so there had been a way, by touching, to borrow the stronger one's strength. And they had never understood, as they did now, what the word horror meant.~pgs 20-21"
Author: Alice Sebold
3. "Are you staring at me because you've seen my doppelganger roaming the halls, playing kind of the cafeteria? Or because you need to borrow a pencil and you're too shy to ask?"
Author: Alyson Noel
4. "Yesterday I did not want to be borrowed but this is the typewriter that sits before me and love is where yesterday is at."
Author: Anne Sexton
5. "No single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born. It would be a bit too easy if we could go about borrowing ready-made souls."
Author: Antoine De Saint Exupery
6. "About two-thirds of bachelor's degree holders borrow to go to school, and on average they're graduating with more than $26,000 in debt."
Author: Arne Duncan
7. "Prophets borrow the omniscience of God to speak with the insolence of angels. But we are only impressed with their authority when they talk to us humbly, as men of inferior rank."
Author: Bauvard
8. "I'm not stealing it. We're stranded. This is called borrowing." "This is called you're crazy."
Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
9. "I don't have 'five' you can borrow. My piggy bank is officially anorexic."
Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
10. "If you would know the worth of money, go and try to borrow some."
Author: Benjamin Franklin
11. "Know the hazards of lending and borrowing with friends."
Author: Caprice Crane
12. "He might find that rather difficult, as i borrowed his horse."
Author: Cayla Kluver
13. "Let us all be happy, and live within our means, even if we have to borrow the money to do it with."
Author: Charles Farrar Browne
14. "This is some sort of joke, isn't it?" asks Hunt, staring at the flawless blue sky and distant fields.I cough as lightly and briefly as possible into a handkerchief I have made from a towel borrowed from the inn. "Probably," I say. "But then, what isn't?"
Author: Dan Simmons
15. "I mean, I'm a conservative. I believe that, you know, if you borrow too much, you just build up debts for your children to pay off. You put pressure on interest rates. You put at risk your economy. That's the case in Britain. We're not a reserve currency, so we need to get on and deal with this issue."
Author: David Cameron
16. "I use the chopsticks to outline the biggest heart possible. Then I use the Sweet'N Low packets to fill it in. I borrow some from two other tables when I run out.When I'm done, I point to the heart on the table."This," I say, "is only about one ninety-millionth of how I feel about you."She laughs."I'll try not to take it personally," she says."Take what personally?" I say. "You should take it very personally.""The fact that you used artificial sweetener?"I take a Sweet'N Low and fling it at her."Not everything is a symbol!" I shout."
Author: David Levithan
17. "You should have called us. Desmond would have picked you up.''No I wouldn't,' Valkyrie's dad said, stepping into earshot. 'Sorry, Fletcher, but I had important fatherly duties to take care of, which included eating breakfast, showering, and finding my trousers. Of those three, I only managed two. Without looking down, can you guess which one I missed?'... Fletcher smiled back. 'I just want to borrow Stephanie for a moment.''Take our daughter,' Valkryie's dad said, waving a hand airily. 'We have another one now."
Author: Derek Landy
18. "Borrowing is not much better than begging; just as lending with interest is not much better than stealing."
Author: Doris Lessing
19. "It may be said, let him take Money at Interest, and not buy at Time. But then Men must be found, that will lend; the Legislative must provide a Fund to borrow upon."
Author: Dudley North
20. "To me it seemed that the teaching of God's Word was unmistakably clear: 'Owe no man anything.' To borrow money implied to my mind a contradiction of Scripture--a confession that God had withheld some good thing, and determination to get for ourselves what He had not given."
Author: James Hudson Taylor
21. "Some men borrow books; some men steal books; and others beg presentation copies from the author."
Author: James Jeffrey Roche
22. "Lilly's something old was the love her husband-to-be had carried in his heart since he was just a boy. Her something new was the renewel of that love. Something blue was ever second they would ever be apart. There was nothing borrowed. Everything from here on out was for keeps."
Author: Jan Watson
23. "I borrow bits from everyone."
Author: Janice Dickinson
24. "There exist concretely alarm clocks, signboards, tax forms, policemen, so many guard rails against anguish. But as soon as the enterprise is held at a distance from me, as soon as I am referred to myself because I must await myself in the future, then I discover myself suddenly as the one who gives its meaning to the alarm clock, the one who by a signboard forbids himself to walk on a flower bed or on the lawn, the one from whom the boss's order borrows its urgency, the one who decides the interest of the book which he is writing, the one who finally makes the values exist in order to determine his action by their demands. I emerge alone and in anguish confronting the unique and original project which constitutes my being; all the barriers, all the guard rails collapse, nihilated by the consciousness of my freedom."
Author: Jean Paul Sartre
25. "It wasn't the first time I'd run across sex spells: theywere just as common as electricity-kindled spells. They justaren't convenient for your average on-the-go magicalneeds."Do all the memory spells require that?" I asked."I don't think so. I just noticed it on the last couple ofretrieval ones.""Uh, maybe I could just get myself, you know, privately…?" I suggested. I regretted it immediately, and felt my faceflush with warmth. What the hell was I going to do? Ask Lonif he had any porn I could borrow and hole up in his library'swashroom?"
Author: Jenn Bennett
26. "Bain also asked Kansas City for a $3 million tax break. The Bain executives were taking home $36 million in borrowed funds and were asking Kansas City to forfeit $3 million in public money for police officers, roads and schools? More free stuff!"
Author: Jennifer M. Granholm
27. "You are at my side, dear friends, and God is everywhere. Yet ultimately we are alone, making our way home by the candle of the heart. The light is steady and sure but extends only far enough to see the next step.Many times the light seems to go out. But another light, one held by a stranger or friend, a book or a song, a blackbird or a wild flower, comes close enough so that we can see our path by its light. And in time we realize that the light we have borrowed was always our own."
Author: Joan Borysenko
28. "Tis well to borrow from the good and the great; 'Tis wise to learn: 'tis God-like to create!"
Author: John Godfrey Saxe
29. "A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children."
Author: John James Audubon
30. "About two months into the Whisky, I borrowed some money and rented a remote recording truck."
Author: Johnny Rivers
31. "We have eyes like twins"eyes that disappear when we smile,eyes the color of a storm-tossed sea, an evening sky, or the soft-worn blue of that old denim shirt I borrowed when we were girls and still shared everything..."
Author: Kate Mullane Robertson
32. "Witches married outside their species all the time, especially before the Turn. There were perfectly acceptable options: adoption, artificial insemination, borrowing your best friend's boyfriend for a night. Issues of what was morally right and wrong tended not to matter when you found yourself in love with a man you couldn't tell you weren't human. It sort of went with the whole hiding-among-humans-for-the-last-five-thousand-years thing."
Author: Kim Harrison
33. "I shrug, suddenly remembering how Adam never called me this morning, even though he said he would. "I should probably go back to Adam's apartment to have a look at his door.""Want some company?" Wes asks. "I can bring along my spy tool. I've got a cool UV-light device that picks up all traces of bodily fluids.""You're kidding, right?" Kimmie asks."You know you want to give it a try." He winks. "I'll even let you borrow my latex gloves.""Say no more," she jokes. "I'm in."
Author: Laurie Faria Stolarz
34. "But if it so happens ... a work ... under pain of otherwise becoming shameful or false, requires fantasy ... [and that] certain limbs or elements of a figure are altered by borrowing from other species, for example transforming into a dolphin the hinder end of a griffon or a stag ... these alterations will be excellent and the substitution, however unreal it may seem, deserves to be declared a fine invention in the genre of the monstrous.When a painter introduces into this kind of work of art chimerae and other imaginary beings in order to divert and entertain the senses and also to captivate the eyes of mortals who long to see unclassified and impossible things, he shows himself more respectful of reason than if he produced the usual figures of men or of animals."
Author: Michelangelo
35. "Borrowing a hammer from Walker Lauren, she pounded the tickets into the office door with a nail. Hawke, passing by, helpfully held the tickets in place while she hammered the nail. He didn't say a word, his expression so bland it was clear he was highly amused."
Author: Nalini Singh
36. "And I kissed away a thousand tearsMy lady of the Various SorrowsSome begged, some borrowed, some stolenSome kept safe for tomorrow."
Author: Nick Cave
37. "You can borrow my two-carat diamond stud earrings," Aphrodite said. I stopped and looked back at her. "Huh?"She shrugged. "That's as close to a declaration of love as you're gonna get from me."
Author: P.C. Cast
38. "The being called God...bears every mark of a veil woven by philosophical conceit, to hide the ignorance of philosophers even from themselves. They borrow the threads of its texture from the anthropomorphism of the vulgar."
Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
39. "Have you been reading those books that clueless illiterate Duja in charge of the lending library lets you borrow?' ‘No, Ma.' ‘Then what put you in mind of devils possessing nuns to take over the church?"
Author: Renita D'Silva
40. "What language shall I borrow To thank Thee, dearest Friend, For this, Thy dying sorrow, Thy pity without end? O make me Thine forever, And should I fainting be, Lord, let me never, never Outlive my love for Thee."
Author: Robert J. Morgan
41. "Once again, the 90/10 rule of money applies - 10% of the borrowers in the world use debt to get richer - 90% use debt to get poorer."
Author: Robert T. Kiyosaki
42. "Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbours."
Author: Rudyard Kipling
43. "Fools live life; intellectuals only think thoughts arising from borrowed knowledge.That is why fools enjoy life while so called wise people are busy posting tweets about life. Unfortunately, I am a wise man."
Author: Saurabh Sharma
44. "Relax, Phyra. I'd be more concerned if he were in here with my son than with my daughter. The biggest threat he poses is he might want to borrow her shoes. (Stryker)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
45. "Even they would think you a monster were you toorchestrate a divorce right after my confinement.""How long do you recommend I wait, then?""A long time. I know what happens when a divorce is granted:The woman never gets anything. And I will not be parted from my child.""So you will contest the divorce?""To my last penny. And then I'll borrow from Fitz and Millie.""So we'll be married 'til the end of time?""The sooner you accept it, the sooner we are all better off."His ancestors would have appreciated her hauteur: a fit wife for a de Montfort. "Now if you'll excuse me, I must have enough rest."He gazed at her retreating back. Foolish woman, did she not realize that he'd already accepted it from the moment he'd said "I do"?"
Author: Sherry Thomas
46. "In the sky, far above - Where my words - Written in the Clouds; I've borrowed from the sun, A gentle smile."
Author: Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann
47. "I'll be a story in your head. That's okay. We're all stories in the end. Just make it a good one, eh? 'Cause it was, you know. It was the best. The daft old man who stole a magic box and ran away. Did I ever tell you that I stole it? Well I borrowed it. I was always going to take it back."
Author: Steven Moffat
48. "Dude, you've been fingering that box in your pocket all this time? I thought you had crabs or something. I was going to let you borrow my cream."
Author: Tara Sivec
49. "I think you've more than made up for lost time now. In fact, I'm certain you've exceeded your teasing quota for the day." "I can't borrow against tomorrow's?" "No."
Author: Tessa Dare
50. "To God be humble, to thy friend be kind, and with thy neighbors gladly lend and borrow; His chance tonight, it maybe thine tomorrow."
Author: William Dunbar

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