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1. "BOB DIAMOND: "Being from earth as you are and using as little of your brain as you do, your life has pretty much been devoted to dealing with fear.DAN MILLER: "It has?"BOB DIAMOND: "Everybody on earth deals with fear. That's what little brains do."BOB DIAMOND: "Did you ever have friends whose stomach hurt?"DAN MILLER: "Every one of them."BOB DIAMOND: "It's fear. Fear is like a giant fog. It sits on your brain and blocks everything. Real feeling, true happiness, real joy, they can't get through that fog. But you lift it and buddy you're in for the ride of your life."(From the movie 'Defending Your Life')"
Author: Alex Pattakos
2. "Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake, and thine often infirmities."
Author: Anonymous
3. "Excellence is a custom at the land of greatness, it drives our culture."
Author: Anyaele Sam Chiyson
4. "The bulk of the population of every country is persuaded that all marriage customs other than its own are immoral, and that those who combat this view only do so in order to justify their own loose lives."
Author: Bertrand Russell
5. "We offer love to our customers. And in return, we receive the finest smiles. And even if we cannot return their affection, at least we can offer a rose."
Author: Bisco Hatori
6. "Cada libro, cada tomo que ves, tiene alma. El alma de quien lo escribió, y el alma de quienes lo leyeron y soñaron con él. Cada vez que un libro cambia de manos, cada vez que alguien desliza por su páginas, su espíritu crece y se hace fuerte."
Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
7. "Today I feel like I did tomorrow."
Author: Carroll Bryant
8. "I need some beef and broccoli before I face any more Mr. Darcy. It's a truth universally acknowledged that if you watch too much television on am empty stomach, your head falls off." "If your head fall off, " Tessa said, "the hairdressing industry would go into an economic meltdown"
Author: Cassandra Clare
9. "His fingers are too long and when he talks he uses them to point out moments in his sentences. When he does, as the tips of his spindly fingers touch the words his mouth forms, his words turn dark before my eyes and disintegrate like twisted people caught embracing the metallic surface of a detonating atomic bomb, then his breath blows away the ashes making way for fresh words."
Author: Craig Stone
10. "I've gotten to the point that I don't even know what tomorrow brings. When I'm teaching, obviously I'm in town for the class every week."
Author: Diane Paulus
11. "Not hear it? --yes, I hear it, and have heard it. Long --long --long --many minutes, many hours, many days, have I heard it --yet I dared not --oh, pity me, miserable wretch that I am! --I dared not --I dared not speak! We have put her living in the tomb!"
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
12. "Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure. Do not mistake a child for his symptom."
Author: Erik Erikson
13. "Even the wisest among you is only a confusion and hybrid of plant and phantom. But do I ask you to become phantoms or plants?"
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
14. "But first, on earth as vampire sent,Thy corse shall from its tomb be rent,Then ghastly haunt thy native place,And suck the blood of all thy race.There from thy daughter, sister, wife,At midnight drain the stream of life,Yet loathe the banquet which perforceMust feed thy livid living corse.Thy victims ere they yet expireShall know the demon for their sire,As cursing thee, thou cursing them,Thy flowers are withered on the stem."
Author: George Gordon Byron
15. "You tell me why the government needs this information on every Verizon customer but they don't need to know who's coming across our border? They don't need to know where the 15,000 foreign nationals are that skipped out on their visa, just didn't show up to school but they're here in the United States. You tell me why they need my grandmother's phone records but they don't need to know where the Saudi nationals are. Why they don't need — why they need to know who's calling who inside the United States of America. They need to know who's calling who, how long the phone conversations were lasting, the GPS locators for all of the cellphones, when those phones, when that phone call was made. Why do they need all of that for domestic terror but they can't seem to get it right with the Boston bombers? They don't know where that guy was. You tell me why they need all of this information. Why do you need to go for the AP? You don't need to go for the AP and target the reporters."
Author: Glenn Beck
16. "It's not about market share. If you have a successful company, you will get your market share. But to get a successful company, what do you have to have? The same metrics of success that your customer does."
Author: Gordon Bethune
17. "I had never climbed a mountain, but standing at the bottom, looking at the summit, thinking, "How the fuck am I going to make it?" was pointless."
Author: Grace G. Payge
18. "You've always stood it out again' me: now, I'll conquer ye, or kill ye!—one or t' other. I'll count every drop of blood there is in you, and take 'em, one by one, till ye give up!"Tom looked up to his master, and answered, "Mas'r, if you was sick, or in trouble, or dying, and I could save ye, I'd give ye my heart's blood; and, if taking every drop of blood in this poor old body would save your precious soul, I'd give 'em freely, as the Lord gave his for me. O, Mas'r! don't bring this great sin on your soul! It will hurt you more than 't will me! Do the worst you can, my troubles'll be over soon; but, if ye don't repent, yours won't never end!"
Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
19. "If I were a shovel salesman, my biggest customers would be murderers."
Author: Jarod Kintz
20. "No one should live forever," I whisper. "Isn't that how it goes? There must be a balance. No birth without death. No life without tears. What is taken from the world must be given back. No one should live forever, but should give his blood to the river when the time comes so that tomorrow another may live. And so it goes."
Author: Jessica Khoury
21. "Some think the worst horrors of war might be avoided by an international agreement not to use atomic bombs. This is a vain hope."
Author: John Boyd Orr
22. "TodayWhile the blossoms still cling to the vineI'll taste your strawberriesI'll drink your sweet wineA million tomorrows shall all pass awayHere I forget all the joy that is mine.TodayI'll be a dandy and I'll be a roverYou know who I am by the songs that I singI'll feast at your tableI'll sleep in your cloverWho cares what tomorrow shall bringI can't be contented with yesterday's gloryI can't live on promises winter to springToday is my moment and now is my storyI'll laugh and I'll cry and I'll sing"
Author: John Denver
23. "Montana's ranchers raise the best cattle in the world. If Taco Bell needs to beef up, they can give their customers the highest quality meat around by using Montana beef, and in the process, supporting agriculture jobs in Montana."
Author: Jon Tester
24. "[...]Since then it's been passed from mother to daughter, along with The Face.""The Face?" Lucas asked."That Launched a Thousand Ships," Daphne said, repeating the title automatically. "It's our curse."
Author: Josephine Angelini
25. "Well, yes, there were quite a lot of books throughout, tumbling out of haphazardly placed bookshelves, stacked beneath chairs, beside beds, even in the bottoms of a closet or two. But I was never a "collector." My love of books is a love of what they contain; they hold knowledge as a pitcher holds water, as a dress contains the mystery of a woman's exquisite body. Their physicality matters--do not speak to me of storing books as bytes!--but they should not inspire fetishistic devotion."
Author: Julia Glass
26. "Yesterday is but a dream,Tomorrow is only a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope."
Author: Kālidāsa
27. "My point, exactly. Those poor women are so malnourished, they can't think straight. Take my friend Sasha. Her idea of a three-course meal is a celery stick, a cherry tomato, and a laxative. She's killing herself to fit into these clothes. Women like me can't dress like that."
Author: Kerrelyn Sparks
28. "Student food." His eyes went to the tomato on the sill. "Whatever's in the refrigerator over pasta."
Author: Kim Harrison
29. "Kaikki käy, oli Jumalasta tai tieteestä tai omasta päästä, kunhan todistus palvelee käsitystä johon joka tapauksessa uskoo, kylän teologia on täikammalla haraamista, siivotaan sopimattomat ajatuksen ja samalla lähtee tukkakin päästä. (s. 54)"
Author: Kristina Carlson
30. "It was a face which darkness could kill in an instant a face as easily hurt by laughter or light 'We think differently at night' she told me oncelying back languidly And she would quote Cocteau'I feel there is an angel in me' she'd say 'whom I am constantly shocking' Then she would smile and look away light a cigarette for me sigh and riseand stretch her sweet anatomy let fall a stocking"
Author: Lawrence Ferlinghetti
31. "I'm not into replicating old movies. But one should never say never. Tomorrow I may feel like making a part 2 of some of my movies."
Author: Madhur Bhandarkar
32. "Nothing but the sight of blood upon his dark face would ease the pain in her heart. She lunged for him, swift as a cat, but with a light startled movement, he sidestepped, throwing up his arm to ward her off. She was standing on the edge of the freshly waxed top step, and as her arm with the whole weight of her body behind it, struck his out-thrust arm, she lost her balance. She made a wild clutch for the newel post and missed it. She went down the stairs backwards, feeling a sickening dart of pain in her ribs as she landed. And, too dazed to catch herself she rolled over and over to the bottom of the flight."
Author: Margaret Mitchell
33. "She'll have to help him with the bonus poops, and Tommy Swinden, and all the other little things that Max can't do because he lives so much of his life inside. That big, beautigul inside that once imagined me."
Author: Matthew Dicks
34. "You cry and you scream and you stomp your feet and you shout. You say, 'You know what? I'm giving up, I don't care.' And then you go to bed and you wake up and it's a brand new day, and you pick yourself back up again."
Author: Nicole Scherzinger
35. "I learned how but I have a terrible paranoia and fear. I do not drive an automobile."
Author: Nikki Cox
36. "But you must know that only he who fights the darkness within will the day after tomorrow have his own share in the sun."
Author: Odysseus Elytis
37. "She made up prayers and said them,Worshipping unknown gods with unknown singing,Her customary magic, which would coverThe white moon's face and darken the sun with cloud."
Author: Ovid
38. "Chanson d'automneLes sanglots longsDes violons De l'automneBlessent mon coeur D'une langueur Monotone.Tout suffocant Et blême, quand Sonne l'heure,Je me souviens Des jours anciens Et je pleure ;Et je m'en vaisAu vent mauvais Qui m'emporteDeçà, delà,Pareil à la Feuille morte."
Author: Paul Verlaine
39. "... when someone sees a soul disturbed and unable to see something, he won't laugh mindlessly, but he'll take into consideration whether it has come from a brighter life and is dimmed through not having yet become accustomed to the dark or whether it has come from greater ignorance into greater light and is dazzled by the increased brillance."
Author: Plato
40. "Just when I think you've hit bottom you continue to amaze me," Kyle said. "Or, does this get worse? Nothing would surprise me after this. Are you sleeping with a married man whose wife is dying of cancer?"Elroy didn't think he'd done anything wrong. "I know nothing about his wife, or his husband for that matter. I don't ask and I'm not out to break up his home. Lighten up, man. Everybody does it. It's not like I'm going to freaking marry this dude. I'm only having a little fun with him. You wanna come with me? We'll have a three-way. You should see the way this guy moves. It will blow your mind."With that remark Kyle shoved his hands into his pockets and walked faster. "No, thank you. That's not something I'm interested in doing. Meeting nice, decent people is the only thing that blows my mind. I just hope you're using condoms, you goddman asshole."
Author: Ryan Field
41. "I was an extreme tomboy. I did competitive gymnastics for over 10 years. I cut my hair like Winona Ryder, with that little pixie cut."
Author: Serinda Swan
42. "I grinned, and a burst of shocked laughter shoved out of me. I'd done it! I'd beaten that bitch, and could see again. I'd won. With only my blood.I climbed to my feet, cradling my throbbing hand against my stomach, and looked out over the cemetery.The first real thing I saw was Silla, stumbling toward me. Her hands left scarlet prints on every headstone she touched."
Author: Tessa Gratton
43. "Tomorrow,"he ground out, "you'll be my wife."Her eyes blinked in agreement."But tonight, I'll make you my mate."~Dante"
Author: Tina Folsom
44. "I should learn from today and make tomorrow better."
Author: Toni Sorenson
45. "Tomorrow will always hold curiosities but it is the enchantment of today's possibilities which has me true to the present."
Author: Truth Devour
46. "When he touches me, I feel like everywhere his skin meets mine is changed by the connection. It sends a thrill through my stomach. Not just fear. Something else, too. A wanting."
Author: Veronica Roth
47. "My very photogenic mother died in a freak accident (picnic, lightning) when I was three, and, save for a pocket of warmth in the darkest past, nothing of her subsists within the hollows and dells of memory, over which, if you can still stand my style (I am writing under observation), the sun of my infancy had set: surely, you all know those redolent remnants of day suspended, with the midges, about some hedge in bloom or suddenly entered and traversed by the rambler, at the bottom of a hill, in the summer dusk; a furry warmth, golden midges."
Author: Vladimir Nabokov
48. "Once a year Jobs took his most valuable employees on a retreat, which he called " The Top 100." They were picked based on a simple guideline: the people you would bring if you could take only a hundred people with you on a lifeboat to your next company. At the end of each retreat, Jobs would stand in front of the whiteboard( he loved whiteboards because they gave him complete control of a situation and they engendered focus) and ask, " What are ten things we should be doing next?" People would fight to their suggestions on the list. Jobs would write them down, and then cross off the ones he decreed dumb. After much jockeying, the group would come up with a list of ten.Then Jobs would slash the bottom seven and announce, " We can only do three."
Author: Walter Isaacson
49. "Grove Health Center," trilled the woman on the end of the line. She had the vocal automisation that comes to people whose job description might as well read: 'Ceaseless repetition'."
Author: Will Self
50. "Give thanks for what you are today and go on fighting for what you gone be tomorrow"
Author: William Shakespeare

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