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I Like to Find Quotes In Books

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Aug 10

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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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    "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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 19, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    "You have chosen the Evening;

    but my love is given to the Morning. And my heart forebodes that soon it will end." -Gimli, Return of the King (Tolkien)
    MindvsHeartAJ MindvsHeartAJ 18-21, T Jul 18

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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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    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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    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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    '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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    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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    Related Experiences

    i)Painting Is Feeling, Never Spoil It,Face Is A Book, Try To Read It,Love Is Precious,Be Ready To Sacrifice For It,AndFriendship Is Like A Mirror,Never Break It.... ii) Age...
    Skpan80 Skpan80 13-15, F Aug 3

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    The best thing in life is finding someone who knows all your flaws, mistakes, and weaknesses, and still thinks you're completely amazing.
    Weareunited Weareunited 18-21, M Jul 31

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    Don't waste electricity. How would you like it if I turned you on and walked away?
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    "Sometimes life is like a dark tunnel, you can't always see the light at the end of the tunnel, but if you just keep moving, you will come to a better place." I just had to...
    newtothis99 newtothis99 13-15, M Aug 8

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    "I hated high school. I don’t trust anybody who looks back on the years from 14 to 18 with any enjoyment. If you liked being a teenager, there’s something wrong with you...
    bonedecay bonedecay 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    "Good and evil are so close as to be chained together in the soul." -Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, 1941
    thefandomthief thefandomthief 13-15, M Aug 3

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    "What you seek is seeking you." -Rumi Do you believe it ? Once I started believing it, it found me.
    thegreatrumi thegreatrumi 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I have greater respect for an illiterate shopkeeper, who earns his honest bread and has sufficient force in his arms to defend his wife and children in times of trouble than the...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F Jul 24

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    “I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I've bought a big bat. I'm all ready you see. Now my troubles are...
    littlechief79 littlechief79 31-35, F Jul 24

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    Many people often doubt the powers of prayer. But God is there- listening. Satan wants you to throw in the towell on praying. But don't. Keep praying. God answers those who are...
    PrayerWarriorTeen PrayerWarriorTeen 13-15, F Jul 28

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    "Give it to me!" she yelled, "I'm so ******* wet, give it to me now!" She could SCREAM all she wanted, I was keeping the UMBRELLA =)
    alx99 alx99 36-40, F Jul 30

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    "You have two choices. One is to stay the course. This is the easy road, but it is the path to defeat. The other is to fight for victory for all. This is a thorny path, but it is...
    EnigmaticCasper EnigmaticCasper 18-21, M Aug 1

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    a good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.
    tobesucessful tobesucessful 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Just because fate doesn't deal you the right cards, it doesn't mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential... By Les Brown
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M Aug 3

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    “It's a cash and carry world. Sometimes you pay a little. Mostly it's a lot. Sometimes, it's everything you have.” ― Stephen King, Storm of the Century
    maverick1962 maverick1962 51-55, M Aug 3

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    "A life without love is no life at all." This is tattooed on me to remind me to love myself everyday. That romance isn't the only love you need in life. Family,friends, and lovers...
    xokels xokels 22-25, F Aug 4

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    "Music to me, is the air that I breathe. It's the blood that pumps through my veins and keeps me alive." - Billie Joe Armstrong
    loneGmusic3 loneGmusic3 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Me: Meow Cat: Meow Me: OMFG I SPEAK CAT!!!
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F Aug 7

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    if you stand on the shore and listen to the waves softly breaking, you can them murmuring, "we'll be doing this long after your miserable species is extinct." - Michael Lipsey
    bonedecay bonedecay 13-15, F Aug 8

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    I'll come back for you, I whisper, as I put back the clothes I can't afford.
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Sleep is so cute when it tries to compete with the internet.
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    My fav! "What doesn't kill you, makes you Stronger" Please, share you're favorites.
    qbanbb85 qbanbb85 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    "When a handsome guy looks at a woman, he is considered as Cute. When an ugly guy looks at a woman, he is considered as Perverted." This happens with me everytime, because I am...
    KarlAnubhav KarlAnubhav 18-21, M Aug 12

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    "A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you." -Elbert Hubbard
    BrookeDuchanne16 BrookeDuchanne16 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    This was given to me by someone very special, not exactly a quote but close enough...
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    From House of Cards. A Netflix Series "Listen very closely, from now on YOU are a ROCK." You absorb nothing. You hear nothing. And nothing breaks you. Is that CLEAR?" Meechum "Yes...
    thinkin123 thinkin123 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    "Its funny what you can do in front of a room full of people but can't manage to do in front of one person."
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 5 days 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 2 days ago

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