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1. "My mum always told me I was precious, while my dad always told me I was worthless. I think that's a good grounding for a balanced life."
Author: Alan Cumming
2. "You suck," I mumbled. "No, Baby, you suck, and you do it very fucking well."
Author: Amelia Hutchins
3. "I take my hat off to mums who have lots of kids. Anyone that says being a mum isn't a full-time job has obviously never had any."
Author: Ashley Jensen
4. "The faithful clamoured to be buried alongside the martyrs, as close as possible to the venerable remains, a custom which, in anthropological terms, recalls Neolithic beliefs that certain human remains possessed supernatural properties. It was believed that canonized saints did not rot, like lesser mortals, but that their corpses were miraculously preserved and emanated an odour of sanctity, a sweet, floral smell, for years after death. In forensic terms, such preservation is likely to be a result of natural mummification in hot, dry conditions."
Author: Catharine Arnold
5. "I had a bad stutter when I was really young. I couldn't get a sentence out. Like, 'D-d-d-d-d-d-d-d-ad.' And that turned into a mumble."
Author: Channing Tatum
6. "A woman eats to feed her pussy." Meaning: Anything we do to excess is in compensation for not getting a minimum amount of sexual gratification."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
7. "My kids don't slow down, but they like to hang just with us, with mum and dad. They play with us and we play, too."
Author: Deborra Lee Furness
8. "Mphhh... What did you say Tyler?' Anna-Louise mumbles on the bed above me.I stand up, and a tame blue bird lands on my shoulder and tries to nibble my earlobe. I gently shake Anna-Louise fully awake. 'Anna-Louise, wake-up,' I say. 'Wake up--the world is alive."
Author: Douglas Coupland
9. "Humm humm haaa. Rahmumm humm haaaa," intoned Opal, finishing her chant. "Peace be inside me, tolerance all around me, forgiveness in my path. Now, Mervall, show me where the filthy human is so that I may feed him his organs."
Author: Eoin Colfer
10. "I grew up in Mumbai."
Author: Fareed Zakaria
11. "Eventually, I manage to cheer Mum up by allowing her to go through my wardrobe and criticize all my clothes..."
Author: Helen Fielding
12. "Dad pulled me into a brief hug. "You're still my girl. Are you hungry? We got, um--""Yes, I already met Toast." I sighed. "Please tell me that Marmalade and Sugar Puff aren't a rabbit and a hamster."He dropped his gaze sheepishly and mumbled, "Chinchilla."
Author: Helen Keeble
13. "Never mumble some sarcastic shit to somebody who can obviously fuck you up."
Author: Ice T
14. "Mums ir gruti skaistos vakaros. Mums ir rugtums, smeldze. Skaistums sap, kad ir nesasniedzams."
Author: Imants Ziedonis
15. "I read somewhere; while God still existed one sustained a dialogue with God, and now that He no longer exists one has to sustain a dialogue with other people, I guess, or, better still, with oneself, that is to say, one talks or mumbles to oneself."
Author: Imre Kertész
16. "Don't you have a class this morning, Georgie?"Day mumbled something that sounded like"Ancient History of the Near East and Greece.""Poof!" scoffed Everhart, flourishing his fork,"Come with me and see the Near East."
Author: Jack Kerouac
17. "My mum especially listens to music in a way that is incredibly feelings-based. There's virtually no snobbery about what sounds are in it, she just wants to hear a song and that is quite refreshing."
Author: James Blake
18. " early pregnancy her ability to tolerate heat stress improves by about 30 percent and in late pregnancy by at least 70 percent. Indeed, when a woman exercises at 65 percent of her maximum capacity in late pregnancy, her peak core temperature during exercise does not even get up to the level it was at rest before she became pregnant."
Author: James F. Clapp III
19. "Magic swirls about us like an invisible fog of energy that can be tapped by those gifted enough, using a variety of techniques that center on layered spelling, mumbled incantations, and a burst of concentrated thought channeled through the index fingers. The technical name for this energy is "variable electro-gravitational mutable subatomic force," which doesn't mean anything at all--confused scientists just gave it an important-sounding name so as not to lose face. The usual term is "wizidrical energy," or simply "the crackle."
Author: Jasper Fforde
20. "Think of it as a life experience," I mumbled. "Isn't your dad always saying we need more of that?""I don't think prancing around PJ Jamieson's pool in our underwear is exactly what he had in mind."
Author: Jody Gehrman
21. "Not long after the book came out I found myself being driven to a meetingby a professor of electrical engineering in the graduate school I of MIT. He said that after reading the book he realized that his graduate students were using on him, and had used for the ten years and more he had been teaching there, all the evasive strategies I described in the book — mumble, guess-and-look, take a wild guess and see what happens, get the teacher to answer his own questions, etc.But as I later realized, these are the games that all humans play when othersare sitting in judgment on them."
Author: John Holt
22. "I wanted above all else not to be like my mum."
Author: Julie Walters
23. "People often forget this - a vinyl album could only contain a maximum of 20 minutes per side!"
Author: Ken Hensley
24. "Have done with learning,And you will have no more vexation.How great is the difference between "eh" and "o"?What is the distinction between "good" and "evil"?Must I fear what others fear?What abysmal nonsense this is!All men are joyous and beaming,As though feasting upon a sacrificial ox,As though mounting the Spring Terrace;I alone am placid and give no sign,Like a babe which has not yet smiled.I alone am forlorn as one who has no home to return to.All men have enough and to spare:I alone appear to possess nothing.What a fool I am!What a muddled mind I have!All men are bright, bright:I alone am dim, dim.All men are sharp, sharp:I alone am mum, mum!Bland like the ocean,Aimless like the wafting gale.All men settle down in their grooves:I alone am stubborn and remain outside.But wherein I am most different from others isIn knowing to take sustenance from my Mother!"
Author: Lao Tzu
25. "- (...) que tipo de descoberta é essa, de que uma pessoa está amando? Como se, dizendo isso, alguma coisa desse um estalo: clique! - e já se está amando. Parece que, ao pronunciar essa palavra, algo fora do comum deveria acontecer, algum sinal, como todos os canhões atirando ao mesmo tempo, por exemplo. Penso - continuou - que quem pronuncia as palavras "eu te amo" ou está se enganando, ou está enganando os outros, o que é pior.- mas, assim, como a mulher vai saber que a amam, se não lhe dizem? - perguntou Kátia.- isso eu não sei - respondeu ele -, cada um tem sua maneira de se expressar. E, se um sentimento existe, ele mesmo se expressa."
Author: Leo Tolstoy
26. "I thought I was answering a question that I had heard that was about increasing the minimum wage - would I consider that. So let me just go on record and say this: I am not for decreasing the minimum wage. I did not say that and that is not something I would consider."
Author: Linda McMahon
27. "The bargain…" she mumbled. "You said I could kiss you," came his gentle, wicked whisper near her ear. "But, my love…you didn't specify where."
Author: Lisa Kleypas
28. "When Mikolay and Julia are not at school, they usually go exploring and adventuring. Mikolay's and Julia's mummies are both witches and are in charge of fixing things."
Author: Magda M. Olchawska
29. "To be someone's best friend requires a minimum investment of time. More than that, though, it takes emotional energy. Caring about someone deeply is exhausting."
Author: Malcolm Gladwell
30. "Too cold," I mumbled. A second later, I felt a warm sensation, almost as if someone was lowering a blanket onto me. "Charlotte." It was just a whisper, faint and far away."
Author: Mara Purnhagen
31. "I like bringing the girls on set, but if I can't do that then the next day I feel I have to be uber-mum to make up for it. Then I'm exhausted and feel like I'm running in fumes."
Author: Marcia Cross
32. "A yummy mummy is a dedicated and loving mom who embodies a healthy lifestyle while retaining a sense of the person she was before having kids."
Author: Marina Delio
33. "Filming in India was one big adventure. For 'The Cheetah Girls', we were in Mumbai for two weeks, then Rajasthan for six weeks. Every day after shooting, I would hop into a rickshaw and start exploring the city. I even learned a bit of Hindi. It's such an amazing place to visit."
Author: Michael Steger
34. "My mum said to me once years ago, which really spurred me on, 'You're the funniest person I know'. I loved that."
Author: Miranda Hart
35. "It's funny. I thought she'd live through anything."Charlie said, "Me too. I figured even if there was a nuclear war, it would still leave radioactive cockroaches and your mum."
Author: Neil Gaiman
36. "Being a mum has made me a lot more responsible, it's not just me anymore. But it's also brought me the most joy ever!"
Author: Nicole Appleton
37. "You get paid more at McDonald's than you do under the existing minimum wage."
Author: Norm Coleman
38. "I've shot films in locations that have seemed haunted. I shot a film in a maximum-security prison in Russia. Part of it was on a psychiatric ward - there were definitely some creepy vibes there."
Author: Norman Reedus
39. "My father is conservative but has always supported my decisions. He lets me take my own decisions. His only condition while allowing me to come to Mumbai was that my mother must accompany me."
Author: Priyanka Chopra
40. "I recommend limiting one's involvement in other people's lives to a pleasantly scant minimum."
Author: Quentin Crisp
41. "Nemalonumai nera pats blogiausias dalykas, kuris mums gali atsitikti. Baisiausia yra, kai mums NIEKO neatsitinka!"
Author: Richard Bach
42. "Mum sent me a dress."
Author: Rupert Grint
43. "Mums visiems patinka žiureti pro rakto skylute. Net jeigu tik i save."
Author: Sigitas Parulskis
44. "Love is not maximum emotion. Love is maximum commitment."
Author: Sinclair B. Ferguson
45. "Becky! Love!" Mum has pushed her way through her dancing guests to reach me. "What's wrong? Has labor started?"Honestly. My family has no idea about contemporary urban street dance trends."
Author: Sophie Kinsella
46. "Think your mother will let me drive you to school tomorrow? Now that we're all friends and united by a belief in the careful use of contraception?"My cheeks burn, the memory of my mother's mortifying behavior distracting me for a moment. "Yes," I mumble. "I think so."
Author: Stacey Jay
47. "At a minimum, in explaining evolutionary pathways through time, the constraints imposed by history rise to equal prominence with the immediate advantages of adaptation."
Author: Stephen Jay Gould
48. "I just spent 11 and a half months in a maximum-security jail, got shot five times, and was wrongly convicted of a crime I didn't commit."
Author: Tupac Shakur
49. "Does your father know you're on this trip with me?" I asked."No. We spoke for a minute before he left this morning. He knows I'm going on a trip with a particularly stubborn virgin, but that's all I told him. He commended me for my valiant efforts, although he thinks it's too much time to spend with one girl. He expects her to be good and deflowered by the end of our time together.""Well, he'll be good and disappointed then," I mumbled, and he smirked."
Author: Wendy Higgins
50. "I was a bit of a handful when I was a kid because I was quite hyperactive. Even in the house my mum used to put me in my pram because I was so full-on."
Author: Zayn Malik

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