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  • #1
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #2
    William W. Purkey
    “You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
    Love like you'll never be hurt,
    Sing like there's nobody listening,
    And live like it's heaven on earth.”
    William W. Purkey

  • #3
    Shawn Reilly
    “Before the cock crows
    The Raven will call
    And you will be no longer.”
    ~Asher Lake”
    Shawn Reilly, Call of the Raven

  • #4
    Shawn Reilly
    “Oh you will die and soon
    because you made the
    choice to fall in love.”
    ~Asher Lake”
    Shawn Reilly, Call of the Raven

  • #5
    Shawn Reilly
    “Finding Grant however and living happily ever after was an illusion, a dream. Things like that didn’t happen to women like them. Things like that didn’t happen in real life. Real life was shacking up with a man you didn’t love just to have the security of a roof over your head.
    Elle Ison”
    Shawn Reilly, Call of the Raven

  • #6
    Colleen Masters
    “He rises like a storybook hero out of the darkness—of course, his armor is of leather and ink, rather than chain mail.”
    Colleen Masters, Imperfectly

  • #7
    Lisa Scottoline
    “I'm a sociopath. I look normal, but I'm not. I'm smarter, better, and freer, because I'm not bound by rules, law, emotion or regard for you.”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #8
    Lisa Scottoline
    “I’ve read that one out of twenty-four people is a sociopath, and if you ask me, the other twenty-three of you should be worried.”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #9
    Lisa Scottoline
    “I can't stand just sitting here not doing anything. You can't solve a problem by remote control.”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #10
    Lisa Scottoline
    “Nah. I'm a tough cookie. Except for the cancer, I'm fine.”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #11
    Lisa Scottoline
    “They don't realize evil lives on their streets”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #12
    Lisa Scottoline
    “I fool you. I fool everyone.”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #13
    Lisa Scottoline
    “I don't really like you, but I'm so good at acting as if I do that it's basically the same thing.”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #14
    Lisa Scottoline
    “You need somebody to stand up for you. You're the little guy, you just don't realize it yet. The Commonwealth has all the aces, and you don't even know you're playing cards.”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #15
    Lisa Scottoline
    “How do you tell the psychiatrists from the patients in the hospital?
    The patients get better and leave.”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #16
    Lisa Scottoline
    “1. I am superior to others.
    Circle one: Doesn't apply to me. Partially applies to me. Fully applies to me.
    And:
    I would not feel sorry if someone were blamed for something I did.
    Circle one: Doesn't apply to me. Partially applies to me. Fully applies to me.”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #17
    Lisa Scottoline
    “He made eye contact but he kept it like casual observation, not a fixed stare. He held his arms at his sides, not only because it was less threatening, but they'd be able to fend off a blow. He cleared the doorway so he'd have an escape route.”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #18
    Lisa Scottoline
    “Dr. Fortunato," Kristine shot back at Laurie, her resentment undisguised. "You don't know how we do things in Wright. Dr. Parrish doesn't care about hospital hierarchy. He's very accessible and he'd never let his ego get in the way of patient care. Maybe you do things differently where you work-”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #19
    Lisa Scottoline
    “We're here and we prey on you”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #20
    Lisa Scottoline
    “I fool everybody!”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #21
    Lisa Scottoline
    “Eric approached the octagonal nurses’ station, and a blonde nurse
    looked up from her computer monitor, smiled, and pointed to
    examining room  D. Everybody recognized the hospital shrinks
    from the bright red W on their lanyard IDs. The W stood for
    Wright, the wing that contained the locked psych unit, but the
    staff teased that W stood for Wackos. He’d heard all the jokes—
    How do you tell the psychiatrists from the patients in the hospital?
    The patients get better and leave. Eric told the best psychiatrist
    jokes, though he never told the ones about psychiatrist’s kids. He
    didn’t think those were funny. He lived those.”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #22
    Lisa Scottoline
    “I wonder if whoever invented World of Warcraft realizes it’s practice for sociopaths.”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #23
    Lisa Scottoline
    “I’m neither your friend nor your frenemy, unless you have what I want.”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #24
    Lisa Scottoline
    “Eric had asked administration not to pipe the music into his unit but they said it would cost too much to alter the system. He told them to take it out of his budget but they said no...He knew it was part of the larger problem, that mental illness wasn't taken seriously as physical illness...”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #25
    Lisa Scottoline
    “Yes. He knows I’m dying, but he can’t really accept it and
    he’ll be all alone when I’m gone. Can’t you help him?”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes

  • #26
    Lisa Scottoline
    “The look he was going for was Friendly Suburban Dad, because that’s what he was, but he suspected he’d achieved only
    Cialis Guy.”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes
    tags: humor

  • #27
    Lisa Scottoline
    “You should be more paranoid”
    Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes



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