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“She can't help it,' he said. 'She's got the soul of a poet and the emotional makeup of a junkyard dog.”
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“If you don't control your temper, your temper will control you.”
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“If you can't laugh when things go bad--laugh and put on a little carnival--then you're either dead or wishing you were.”
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“An idea is like a cold germ: sooner or later someone always catches it.”
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“Murder is like potato chips: you can't stop with just one.”
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“God turned out to be a bunch of bad little kids playing interstellar Xbox. Isn't that funny?”
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“Give a man or woman back his self-respect, and in most cases-not all, but most-you also give back that person's ability to think with at least some clarity.”
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“They walked back into the world together, wearing the gift that had been given them: just life. Pity was not love, Barbie reflected...but if you were a child, giving clothes to someone who was naked had to be a step in the right direction.”
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“If you were seeing a lot of horseshit, there had to be a pony in the vicinity.”
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“When the dawn was still long hours away, bad thoughts took on flesh and began to walk. In the middle of the night thoughts became zombies.”
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“Never give a good politician time to pray.”
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“She is a cat with a burning tail, an ant under a microscope, a fly about to lose its wings to the curious plucking fingers of a third-grader on a rainy day, a game for bored children with no bodies and the whole universe at their feet.”
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“Close your eyes and click your heals three times...because there's no place like Dome.”
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“...if you were seeing a lot of horseshit, there had to be a pony in the area.”
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“Two can keep a secret if one of them is dead,”
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“Sorrow for a wrong was better than nothing...but no amount of after-the-fact sorrow could ever atone for joy taken in destruction...”
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“Big Jim - "Take a good look, pal - this is what incompetency, false hope, and too much informations gets you. They're just unhappy and disappointed now, but when they get over that, they'll be mad. We're gonna need more police.”
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“Three heavy blows boxed him low in the back. He saw a splash of red hit the door and had time to think, 'We should have remembered the body armor.' Then he crumpled, still holding onto the knob with one hand as the world rushed away from him. Everything he was and everything he'd ever known diminished to a single burning-bright point of light. Then it went out. His hand slipped off the knob. He died on his knees, leaning against the door.”
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“The dead do not see, unless they look from a brighter place than this darkling plain where ignorant armies clash by night.”
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“There's no room for anything but joy and fear, and joy ruled the house. Fear lived in the shack out back!”
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“He who hesitates is usually fucked!”
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“The adult was Eric "Rusty" Everett, thirty-seven, a physician's assistant working with Dr. Ron Haskell, whom Rusty often thought of as The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Because, Rusty would have explained, he so often remains behind the curtain while I do the work.”
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“Women buy stuff at sales for the same reason men climb mountains—because they’re there.”
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“He was in that mostly empty-headed state of grace which is sometimes such fertile soil ; it's the ground from which our brightest dreams and biggest ideas (both good and spectacularly bad) suddenly burst forth, often full-blown.”
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tags: truth
“Your bullshit quotient is higher than my husband”
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tags: life
“Un'idea è come un germe del raffreddore: prima o poi finisce che qualcuno lo prende.”
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“No sabía que una persona pudiera albergar tales vacíos, y me da miedo caer en él. Por favor, Dios, solo una caricia, una palabra. Aunque sea en un sueño... Amén.”
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“Wear it home, it'll look like a dress.”
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“The top drawer was locked, but I forced it open. You know what else was in there, Sanders? Some of the skankiest jerk-off material I have ever seen."
"Kids?" Andy asked. He wouldn't be surprised. When the devil got a preacher, he was apt to fall low, indeed. Low enough to put on a tophat and crawl under a rattlesnake.
"Worse, Sanders." He lowered his voice. "Orientals.”
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“WHEN THE POWER OF LOVE IS STRONGER THAN THE LOVE OF POWER, THE WORLD WILL KNOW PEACE—JIMI HENDRIX.”
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