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1. "Doonesbury had the requisite and overwhelming influence in 1980, as it did on any college cartoonist who was paying attention, of course."
Author: Berkeley Breathed
2. "Tehát végül is azt hiszem, a könyv eredeti címe, a How to be a Woman kicsit félrevezeto. A botladozó, rémiszto és csodálatos évek alatt végig azt hittem, hogy amit akarok, az, hogy nové váljak. Germaine Greer, Elizabeth Taylor, E. Nesbit, Courtney Love, Jilly Cooper és Lady Gaga valamiféle mesébe illo ötvözete. Hogy valamiképpen elsajátítsam a noi lét misztikus muvészetét, és végül varázsereju eszményképe legyek mindazoknak a dolgoknak, amelyek már kezdettol fogva összezavartak és lesújtottak, ott, akkor, 13 évesen, wolverhamptoni ágyamban. Hercegno. Istenno. Múzsa. De ahogy teltek az évek, rájöttem, hogy nem akarok más lenni, csak ember, és kész. Csak egy eredményes, becsületes ember, akivel mások udvariasan bánnak. Egy „a Srácok" közül. Csak épp igazán gyönyöru hajjal."
Author: Caitlin Moran
3. "Blue as the evening sky, blue as cranesbill flowers, blue as the lips of drowned men and the heart of a blaze burning with too hot a flame. Yes, sometimes it was hot in this world, too. Hot and cold, light and dark, terrible and beautiful, it was everything all at once. It wasn't true that you felt nothing in the land of Death. You felt and heard and smelled and saw, but your heart remained strangely calm, as if it were resting before the dance began again.Peace. Was that the word?"
Author: Cornelia Funke
4. "If you go to Singapore or Amsterdam or Seoul or Buenos Aires or Islamabad or Johannesburg or Tampa or Istanbul or Kyoto, you'll find that the people differ wildly in the way they dress, in their marriage customs, in the holidays they observe, in their religious rituals, and so on, but they all expect the food to be under lock and key. It's all owned, and if you want some, you'll have to buy it."
Author: Daniel Quinn
5. "Don't raise your voice, improve your argument."[Address at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Houghton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 23 November 2004]"
Author: Desmond Tutu
6. "Bean felt a rush of sweet nostalgia for the woman who had introduced us to E. Nesbit and Edward Eager and Laura Ingalls Wilder..."
Author: Eleanor Brown
7. "Kevyn, Ennesby tells me you are building a time machine.Actually I'm finished.In one afternoon? Wow... Does it work?After a fashion....I put a whole lot of energy into it, and the next thing I knew it was time for dinner.-Captain Tagon & Commander Andreyasn"
Author: Howard Tayler
8. "Technically, you don't pay me.And technically, most of what I do is "think."I...rrr. ummm.And when you get right down to it, I'm better at it than you are.-Ennesby & Captain Tagon"
Author: Howard Tayler
9. "They're holding flushes of face cards, and I think we're the pot.-Ennesby"
Author: Howard Tayler
10. "Ennesby, get the Serial Peacemaker to the beach for dustoff.""Dustoff? You're going to run away from three guys?""No, I'm going to kill or capture those three guys, and then run away from the Police."
Author: Howard Tayler
11. "Yes, but none of them can steal my ship.None of them are smart enough to know that it was the right thing to do at the time.-Captain Tagon & Ennesby"
Author: Howard Tayler
12. "Two minutes worth of signal analysis told me all I needed to know. This station "talks" to the dark matter universe about what goes on inside.How did you cobble together a jammer so quickly?I had one on me.-Commander Andreyasn & Ennesby"
Author: Howard Tayler
13. "Captain, I'm fairly unique among artificial intelligences. I am FREE.I work for you because I want to. I fly your ship for you because I enjoy it. I am compelled to accept orders only by my conscience.This makes me an equal with the rest of your troops. They aren't hard-wired to obey you, yet they'll follow you to the ends of the Universe.-Ennesby"
Author: Howard Tayler
14. "A person's life consists of a collection of events, the last of which could also change the meaning of the whole, not because it counts more than the previous onesbut because once they are included in a life, events are arranged in an order that is not chronological but, rather, corresponds to an inner architecture."
Author: Italo Calvino
15. "Now that we have a democracy and you can go back and the airport air is not laden with evil any more, you can actually breathe oxygen when you land in Johannesburg."
Author: Janet Suzman
16. "Lady Sylvia McCordle: Mr Weissman -- Tell us about the film you're going to make.Morris Weissman: Oh, sure. It's called "Charlie Chan In London". It's a detective story.Mabel Nesbitt: Set in London?Morris Weissman: Well, not really. Most of it takes place at a shooting party in a country house. Sort of like this one, actually. Murder in the middle of the night, a lot of guests for the weekend, everyone's a suspect. You know, that sort of thing.Constance: How horrid. And who turns out to have done it?Morris Weissman: Oh, I couldn't tell you that. It would spoil it for you.Constance: Oh, but none of us will see it."
Author: Julian Fellowes
17. "Question and AnswerDurban, Birmingham,Cape Town, Alabama,Johannesburg, Watts,The earth aroundStruggling, fighting,Dying--for what?A world to gain.Groping, hoping,Waiting--for what?A world to gain.Dreams kicked asunder,Why not go under?There's a world to gain.But suppose I don't want it,Why take it?To remake it."
Author: Langston Hughes
18. "We don't sleep to sleep, dammit, any more than we eat to eat . We sleep to dream. We're amphibians. We live in two elements and we need both." Edward Nesbit"
Author: Lindsay Clarke
19. "I like Jo Nesbo and Hakan Nesser. There are so many good books in the world. I don't want to spend time reading bad crime novels."
Author: Maj Sjowall
20. "Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life."[ Live 8 Concert, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2 July 2005]"
Author: Nelson Mandela
21. "We were supposed to be an English literature class, but Miss Nesbitt used literature to teach real life. She said she didn't have time to teach us like a regular English teacher--we were too far behind. Instead, she taught us the world through literature."
Author: Phillip M. Hoose
22. "Garry Trudeau put me in the Doonesbury strip many years ago. So I've been a cartoon once."
Author: Steve Cropper
23. "And the moon never beamsWithout bringing me dreamsAnd the sun never shinesBut I see the bright eyesI lie down by the sideOf my darlingMy life, my life.."
Author: Stevie Nicks
24. "I lived at home and I cycled every morning to the railway station to travel by train to Johannesburg followed by a walk to the University, carrying sandwiches for my lunch and returning in the evening the same way."
Author: Sydney Brenner
25. "As a young woman, I attended Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg, South Africa, which was then not segregated. But I witnessed the weight of apartheid everywhere around me."
Author: Teresa Heinz
26. "What did I do? I walked into a drugstore to look for some mints, and then I walked out. What was wrong with that? I didn't kill Mr. Nesbitt."
Author: Walter Dean Myers
27. "Arthur Ashe had been the first black athlete to play Johannesburg at the time of apartheid."
Author: Yannick Noah

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