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1. "Read for yourselves, read for the sake of your inspiration, for the sweet turmoil in your lovely head. But also read against yourselves, read for questioning and impotence, for despair and erudition, read the dry sardonic remarks of cynical philosophers like Cioran or even Carl Schmitt, read newspapers, read those who despise, dismiss or simply ignore poetry and try to understand why they do it. Read your enemies, read those who reinforce your sense of what's evolving in poetry, and also read those whose darkness or malice or madness or greatness you can't understand because only in this way will you grow, outlive yourself, and become what you are."
Author: Adam Zagajewski
2. "I've always been terrified about being bored. I always think being bored is the worst thing. The only strategic decision I ever made as an actor was to try and make each job as different as possible."
Author: Alfred Molina
3. "We who are here to-night are here as the servants of the guests of a great University, a University of knowledge, scholarship, and intellect. You do well to be proud of it. But I have wondered whether there may not be colleges and faculties of other experiences than yours, and whether even now in the far corners of the continents powers not yours are being brought to fruition. I have myself been something of a traveller, and every time I return to England I wonder whether the games of those children do not hold more intense life than the talk of your learned men-- a more intense passion for discovery, a greater power of exploration, new raptures, unknown paths of glorious knowledge; whether you may not yet sit at the feet of the natives of the Amazon or the Zambesi: whether the fakirs and the herdsmen, the witch-doctors may not enter the kingdom of man before you"
Author: Charles Williams
4. "You want to kill me, don't you? And here I thought you and your friends were so righteous. You are just as capable of evil as anyone. Perhaps more so. Yet you believe your brand of evil is justified, so long as it serves your own misguided purposes." --Saint Dane"
Author: D.J. MacHale
5. "Better to be happy with the cod fish in your plate now, than to linger for the taste of a tuna that is still swimming in the sea."
Author: Dennis E. Adonis
6. "If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues."
Author: Edward G. Bulwer Lytton
7. "Sit and quiet yourself. Luxuriate in a certain memory and the details will come. Let the images flow. You'll be amazed at what will come out on paper. I'm still learning what it is about the past that I want to write. I don't worry about it. It will emerge. It will insist on being told."
Author: Frank McCourt
8. "Use your hater to make you greater!"
Author: Habeeb Akande
9. "Oh, was not all suffering time, were not all forms of tormenting oneself and being afraid time, was not everything hard, everything hostile in the world gone and overcome as soon as one had overcome time, as soon as time would have been put out of existence by one's thoughts?"
Author: Hermann Hesse
10. "Grip the nettle firmly and it will become a stick with which to beat your enemy."
Author: Isaac Asimov
11. "I had said to some pastor that I was having thoughts, and the church turned on me. They went to my mom and said, So sorry about your son."
Author: Jai Rodriguez
12. "Your daily war chant: ( screaming it is mandatory! )Ooooooooh today, today I will see,what a happy place the world can be!I will make someone smile,refuse to being vile!I will share what I love,take someone high above,in the sky, between the cloudswith joyful shouts!Today, today even you will see,What a happy place the world can be!Make it happen, enjoy your day,Remember it is a temporary stay,here on earth, this single hour,today I give my love a flower!YEAAAAAH! Today I kick life's behind,making good what is unkind!Making smile who is not grinning!And this is only the beginning! AAAAAAALIVEE!"
Author: Janosch Fingerhut
13. "Miles and years become suddenly invisible when you find yourself back where you started from, as if you've learned nothing and you are once again the person you once were."
Author: Karen White
14. "It's fun to have a partner who understands your life and lets you be you."
Author: Kim Kardashian
15. "Except I do care about being pretty. Der. I don't think there's a single person in the world who doesn't care about being pretty. Any female, at any rate."
Author: Lauren Myracle
16. "Clean your tears and stop crying; you are not the only one with a broken heart."
Author: M.F. Moonzajer
17. "The boys were amazed that I could make such a poem as that out of my own head, and so was I, of course, it being as much a surprise to me as it could be to anybody, for I did not know that it was in me. If any had asked me a single day before if it was in me, I should have told them frankly no, it was not.That is the way with us; we may go on half of our life not knowing such a thing is in us, when in reality it was there all the time, and all we needed was something to turn up that would call for it."
Author: Mark Twain
18. "It seems like we've gotten to the point where our experiences, our memories--our entire lives, actually--aren't real unless we post about them online. I wonder if we might miss the days of being unreasonable."
Author: Melanie Gideon
19. "When a guy tells me I'm cute, it's not something desirable. Cute is more like what you want your pet to be."
Author: Natalie Portman
20. "Don't you fancy having one of your dresses in the Smithsonian, Shelby?""Your humor's always been on the odd side, Grant.""Thanks."
Author: Nora Roberts
21. "Can you cook?""No."Drawing her brows together, she grabbed both of his ears and drew his head up. "Not at all? That's remarkably chauvinistic for a man whose policies primarily reflect the feminist viewpoint."Alan lifted a brow. "I don't expect you to be able to cook either." Amusement shot into his eyes. "Can you?"Shelby struggled with a grin. "Barely.""I find that odd for someone with your appetite.""I eat out a lot."
Author: Nora Roberts
22. "I don't know how to defend myself: surprised innocence cannot imagine being under suspicion."
Author: Pierre Corneille
23. "Your pimples are the Lord's way of chastising you. Now eat your pie."
Author: Stephen King
24. "I don't stand a chance if he doesn't get better. You'll never be able to let him go. You'll always feel wrong about being with me.""The way I always felt wrong kissing him because of you," I say.Gale holds my gaze. "If I thought that was true, I could almost live with the rest of it."
Author: Suzanne Collins
25. "What I thought at the moment was the worst thing that could happen was absolutely the biggest gift I've received."
Author: Trey Anastasio
26. "If you don't change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news?"
Author: W. Somerset Maugham
27. "We need to be the company that manages your relationship with the cloud—streams your music and videos from the cloud, stores your pictures and information, and maybe even your medical data."
Author: Walter Isaacson

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