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Quotes About Serious

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Terry Goodkind
“Once you place that crown of liar on your head, you can take it off again, but it leaves a stain for all time.”
Terry Goodkind, Soul of the Fire

Alexis de Tocqueville
“Society will develop a new kind of servitude which covers the surface of society with a network of complicated rules, through which the most original minds and the most energetic characters cannot penetrate. It does not tyrannise but it compresses, enervates, extinguishes, and stupefies a people, till each nation is reduced to nothing better than a flock of timid and industrious animals, of which the government is the shepherd.”
Alexis de Tocqueville

Veronica Roth
“What did you do?” This time the question tears from my throat like a growl. I throw myself toward him… “What did you do?” I scream.

“You die, I die too…I asked you not to do this. You made your decision. These are the repercussions.”
Veronica Roth, Insurgent

Criss Jami
“Love may be harder to find in some people, but when they do love you know it must be something marvelous.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Werner Heisenberg
“There are things that are so serious that you can only joke about them.”
Werner Heisenberg

John Adams
“The way to secure liberty is to place it in the people's hands, that is, to give them the power at all times to defend it in the legislature and in the courts of justice.”
John Adams

J.K. Rowling
“Severus, please fetch me the strongest truth potion you posess, then go down to the kitchen and bring up the house elf called Winky. Minerva, kindly go down to Hagrids house where you will find a large black dog sitting in the pumpkin patch. Take the dog up to my office, tell him I will be with him shortly, then come back here.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

CLAMP
“Just because you know it [my past]... doesn't mean that my wounds are a weight you have to carry.
~Kurogane-san”
CLAMP

Koushun Takami
“You all have your own distinct personal backgrounds. Of course some of you come from rich families, some from poor families. But circumstances beyond your control like that shouldn’t determine who you are. You must all realize what you’re worth on your own.”
Koushun Takami, Battle Royale

Thomas Jefferson
“Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people.”
Thomas Jefferson

Plato
“I am that gadfly which God has attached to the state, and all day long …arousing and persuading and reproaching…You will not easily find another like me.”
Plato, Apology

Daniel Webster
“I regard it (the Constitution) as the work of the purest patriots and wisest statesman that ever existed, aided by the smiles of a benign Providence; it almost appears a "Divine interposition in our behalf... the hand that destroys our Constitution rends our Union asunder forever.”
Daniel Webster

Roman Payne
“I’ve only been to jail a few times, but in several different countries, at that. No, I've only been to jail a few times. But I still claim the ability to write a "serious" novel.”
Roman Payne

Jarod Kintz
“I’ve often been told I fight like a girl, probably because from the moment I whip off my bra, my opponent knows I mean business.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Jodi Picoult
“At home I was raped by a guy i thought I loved' Trixie said, because thats what it was to her and always would be.”
Jodi Picoult, The Tenth Circle

Julio Cortázar
“Nothing is more comical than seriousness understood as a virtue that has to precede all important literature”
Julio Cortázar, Around the Day in Eighty Worlds

Charles Dickens
“There are only two styles of portrait painting: the serious and the smirk.”
Charles Dickens

Daniel Webster
“We are all agents of the same supreme power, the people”
Daniel Webster

Yuna Kagesaki
“I want to be bullied.
But in again and you'll pay."

"She... wants to be bullied...?”
Yuna Kagesaki, AiON Volume 1

Jarod Kintz
“Life's too short to take yourself seriously, and too long to take a wife jokingly.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Jarod Kintz
“I take humor very seriously. I also take it three times a day, with meals.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Mehmet Murat ildan
“When the situation is serious, don’t be funny; and when the situation is funny, don’t be serious!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Jarod Kintz
“Don’t put the hat in hate and then wear it around with pride. Wear your love like socks for gloves, and let the world know you're serious.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Mario Puzo
“Actions defined a man; words were a fart in the wind.”
Mario Puzo, The Last Don

“Certain things are extremely difficult to understand, such as the concept of unconditional love, perhaps it is due to mislead thoughts about God’s love for us. Assuming that we can say or do certain things and suddenly lose this love and approval. But I when I picture God I picture him standing with his arms out saying, "Beth stop punishing yourself." And he says it like my dad used to say, with such great authority and assurance in his voice that I can't help but smile, and know it's gonna be ok.”
Bethany Brookbank, Write like no one is reading

“If I could only teach you one thing about the world, it would be to Appreciate and be as present as possible in every moment. Take everything in and try and learn from it. No matter how tangled things get, there is always a lesson to be learned in the untangling of those things.”
Bethany Brookbank, Write like no one is reading

“I wish my parents could understand
When I hang out with a boy it doesn't mean he's my boyfriend. School is hard and I'm trying my best. I'm a teenager, I don't always have the best attitude. I try to make the best decisions for myself. I'm young and want to have fun. If I'm out all night it doesn't mean I'm drinking or doing drugs. Not all my friends can be a bad influence. I feel useless whenever they compare me to other people.”
teenager quotes

“Some say you have only one shot in life, well if you get ammo, you can reload.”
Micah Elza

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