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1. "... ja minä joka olisin halunnut kärsiä mitä hyvänsä tämän naisen vuoksi, pelkäsin että hän hyväksyisi minut liian nopeasti ja soisi minulle liian helposti rakkautensa, jonka olisin tahtonut lunastaa pitkällä odotuksella tai suurella uhrilla. (Armand Duval)"
Author: Alexandre Dumas Fils
2. "This dead man is bound up with my life, therefore I must do everything, promise everything in order to save myself; I swear blindly that I mean to live only for his sake and his family, with wet lips I try to placate him--and deep down in me lies the hope that I may buy myself off in this way and perhaps even get out of this; it is a little stratagem: if only I am allowed to escape, then I will see to it. So I open the book and read slowly:--Gerard Duval, compositor.With the dead man's pencil write the address on an envelope, then swiftly thrust everything back into his tunic.I have killed the printer, Gerard Duval. I must be a printer, I think confusedly, be a printer, printer..."
Author: Erich Maria Remarque
3. "What arguments, what persuasions can I make use of, with any prospect of success, to such a woman as Madame Duval? ...She is too ignorant for instruction, too obstinate for entreaty, and too weak for reason."
Author: Fanny Burney
4. "She [Madame Duvall] seems desirious to repair the wrongs she has done, yet wishes the world to believe her blameless."
Author: Fanny Burney
5. "The only building finished in Duvalierville is the cock-fight stadium."
Author: Graham Greene
6. "I offer you a second way of approaching the moment where everything in your life just stops, this one from the actor Robert Duvall: "I exist very nicely between the words 'action' and 'cut.'"And even a third way: "It doesn't present as pain," I once heard an oncological surgeon say of cancer."
Author: Joan Didion
7. "Okay, that's intensely interesting," Duvall said. "So you're a priest of the Forshan religion? Which schism?""The leftward schism, and no, not a priest.""Couldn't handle the celibacy?""Leftward priests aren't required to be celibate," Dahl said, "but considering I was the only human at the seminary, I had celibacy thrust upon me, if you will.""Some people wouldn't let that stop them," Duvall said."You haven't seen a Forshan seminary student up close," Dahl said. "Also, I don't swing xeno."
Author: John Scalzi
8. "But define 'completely ridiculous shit,'" Duvall said. "Does space travel count? Contact with alien races? Does quantum physics count? Because I don't understand that crap at all. As far as I'm concerned, quantum physics could have been written by a hack."
Author: John Scalzi
9. "It's fairly easy to break hearts, Miss Duvall. The more interesting challenge is how to keep someone's love, not to lose it."
Author: Lisa Kleypas
10. "A kiss for luck, demoiselle?"It is a magnificent, lusty kiss and I feel nothing but deep regret that it may be his last. Just before he pulls away, he whispers in my ear. "Duval said to give you that should I get a chance. It is from him."
Author: R.L. LaFevers
11. "I am sorry,' he whispers. 'I am sorry I treated you so ill. I thought only to protect Duval.''It was not I who was poisoning him,' I say.'No, but you had stolen his heart and I was afraid you would rip it from his chest when you left."
Author: R.L. LaFevers
12. "But, uh, censorship at that time said that you just absolutely couldn't do anything involving children and so we had to go from there. I don't remember what I changed it to. Duvall is just excellent in it."
Author: Robert Towne
13. "My heroes are Robert Duvall, Forest Whitaker, Ed Harris, Tommy Lee Jones, Anthony Hopkins and Sean Penn."
Author: Walton Goggins

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