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I Like to Find Quotes In Books

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    Dont Quit

      When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all uphill, When funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you must, but don't you quit. Life is...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 20, 2010

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    From the Winter of Our Discontent

    Some quotes from THE WINTER OF OUR DISCONTENT by John Steinbeck: "All men are moral. Only their neighbors are not." "Only God sees the sparrow fall, but even God doesn't do anything about it." "Did you ever know a child to die of overwork? No -- only...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 10 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    "I never wish to be parted from you from this

    day on." - Pride and Prejudice
    Pierce7891 Pierce7891 16-17, F Aug 10

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    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Aug 10

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    I Love to Find Them

    I'll be reading along when suddenly a sentence or phrase will strike me and I'll think, I should really write that down to save, but I always forget. So, I thought maybe if I tried to post the quotes here I might have an incentive for remembering to save them.
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 5 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    My Favourite Quotes From Great Books

    'The cold water embraced him like no woman ever could' from to kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee'not once did he ever feel remorse for ending the life ofthe man who ruined his' from A Brave New Squad by Connor Fitzgerald'i see the boy i once knew in the man before me' from Robin...
    collegeprofesser collegeprofesser 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 14, 2012

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    'The reason death sticks

    so closely to life is not biological necessity - it is envy. Life is so beautiful that death has fallen in love with it, a jealous, possessive love that grabs at what it can.' - Yann Martel - 'Life of Pi'
    yellowfeelings yellowfeelings 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Recommendation, By Thich Nhat Hanh

      Promise me, promise me this day, promise me now, while the sun is overhead exactly at the zenith, promise me: Even as they strike you down with a mountain of hatred and violence; even as they step on you and crush you like a worm, even as they dismember and...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 20, 2010

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    From George, Nicholas & Wilhem By Miranda Carter

    "All down history nine tenths of mankind have been grinding corn for the remaining tenth and have been paid with husks and been bidden to thank god they had the husks." ---Lloyd George
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 21, 2010

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    Believe

    "Whatever you are", he said, " male or female, strong or weak, ill or healthy -all those things matter less than what your heart contains. If you have the soul of a warrior, you are a warrior. Whatever the color, the shape, the design of the shade that conceals it. The flame...
    BelievingButterfly BelievingButterfly 22-25, F May 16, 2013

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    Tones Of Great Quotes

    Books are inexhaustible source of quotes. Quotes from books covers so many topics like art,nature,life,relationships,virtues,humor,politics etc...The best nuggets of wisdom are short and have an obvious point.I have a very cute little book and I write a lot of quotes from books...
    natdj88 natdj88 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2010

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    We...

          ...still live in a violent world!,  see it, open your doors its there. ...are the most dependent , independent people (U.S.) !!! ...still ask for the truth (i dislike cliche)  we know the truth,or are we just stupid? ...dont want...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 16, 2010

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    Al

      THE CLASSICAL scholar Gilbert Murray one day encountered Einstein sitting in the quadrangle of Christ Church, Oxford. The exiled scientist was deep in thought, with a serene and cheerful expression on his face. Murray asked him what he was thinking about. "I am...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 19, 2010

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    Decisions...

    Deciding whether or not to trust a person is like deciding whether or not to climb a tree because you might get a wonderful view from the highest branch or you might simply get covered in sap and for this reason many people choose to spend their time alone and indoors where it is...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F Dec 4, 2012

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    It took you walking away to make me realize

    that a dream doesn't change even if you can't have it. It just waits. :-)
    shortandfat shortandfat 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Desiderata Poem

      -- written by Max Ehrmann in the 1920s -- Not "Found in Old St. Paul's Church"! -- see below Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 29, 2010

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    Dante

      The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis Dante Alighieri Heaven wheels above you displaying to you her eternal glories and still your eyes are on the ground
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2010

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    A Sportman's Crede

    "Win if you can, lose if you must, but ALWAYS cheat!" -- Jesse Ventura
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Oct 16, 2009

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    Life

    “Life, it turns out, goes on. There is no cosmic rule that grants you immunity from the details just because you have come face-to-face with a catastrophe. The garbage can still overflow, the bills arrive in the mail, telemarketers, interrupt dinner.” ― Jodi Picoult...
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    Related Experiences

    "be safe in this world. it's big, and scary. don't succumbs to peer pressure. stay strong. don't give in to depression. stay safe. if you get bullied, walk through the fire...
    thefandomthief thefandomthief 13-15, M Aug 25

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    Only after the last tree has been cut down. Only after the last river has been poisoned. Only after the last fish has been caught. Only then will you find that money cannot be...
    nicktime nicktime 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I like my women like i like my barbecues , hot enough to stick my sausage in .
    UnusualOwl13 UnusualOwl13 13-15, M Sep 1

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    I like my women like i like my coffee . Without a penis
    UnusualOwl13 UnusualOwl13 13-15, M Sep 1

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    As a lifelong nudist, I like a T with "Dare to go Bare" on the front and "Nude is Natural" on the back!
    uknudy uknudy 66-70, M Sep 9

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    I made decisions that i regret, and i took them as learning experiences. I'm human, not perfect, like anybody else. -queen latifah
    zuhr zuhr 18-21, M a week ago

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    They say that trying to forget someone you love is like trying to remember someone you've never met
    infinitexhope infinitexhope 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    "Sometimes your knight in shining armour turns out to just be a retard in tin foil"
    BookOfShadows BookOfShadows 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    "The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because...
    EnigmaticCasper EnigmaticCasper 18-21, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Go To Sleep for now kid. when you see a bit more of the world. I'll be back to save you from it.
    ClockworkTimesUp ClockworkTimesUp 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    "I hate when I'm singing along to a song and the artist gets the words wrong." - Unknown
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    The Great Lao-Tseu said - ~It is only when you see a mosquito landing on your testicles that you realize that there is always a way to solve problems without using violence.
    0nOpalsMind 0nOpalsMind 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions. Henry Ward Beecher
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Aug 25

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    And no i wont define good.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    You will always be judged for nearly everything that you do, You have to laugh it off and keep being the bright rainbow donut unicorn that you are c: Never let people steal ya...
    GalaxyJumper GalaxyJumper 16-17, M Aug 26

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    Yes , sometimes...........................................,.....,.....,...........................................
    patrickpatterson patrickpatterson 18-21, M Aug 26

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    "If you love life, life loves you back"
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Know your true self, seek self improvement, and don't be a hypocrite when conducting self analyzation!
    Blindog13 Blindog13 51-55, M Aug 27

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    "I solemnly swear that I am up to no good" -moony, wormtail, padfoot & prongs
    LunaRay19 LunaRay19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    "Love is a felling not a decision. You con't choose who you love . If you could , it would be much simpler , but less magical."
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    We stopped checking for monsters under our beds, when we realized, they were inside us.
    ClockworkTimesUp ClockworkTimesUp 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 28

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    You are the embodiment of the information you choose to accept and act upon. To change your circumstances you need to change your thinking and subsequent actions.
    Xlandria61 Xlandria61 61-65, F Aug 28

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    Can't never did do nuthin'. Failure comes, not from falling down one last time, but rather, from failing to get up one more time. When you feel you've hit bottom, all is not lost...
    Xlandria61 Xlandria61 61-65, F Aug 28

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    "Beauty is an internal light, a spirtual radiance that all women have but most women hide, unconsciously, denying its existence. What we do not claim remains invisible...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Sep 1

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    Roses are red , this much is true . But violets are purple NOT ******* BLUE!!!😡
    UnusualOwl13 UnusualOwl13 13-15, M Sep 1

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    I am not your plan "B". You don't understand and i can't explain.
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F Sep 2

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    Something i learned about people...If they do it once,they'll do it again.
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F Sep 2

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    Old people at weddings always poke me and say "you're next". So I started doing the same to them at funerals ~ Uknown
    BookOfShadows BookOfShadows 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Sometimes cold heart just needs a warm smile Braum I love poros
    renguard renguard 16-17, M Sep 4

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