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“Remember, every treasure comes with a price.”
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“Doing nothing can sometimes be the most effective form of action.”
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“Eleanor had a long-held theory about men. She truly believed that for most men, all that talk of “being in love” or “finding the right one” was absolute nonsense. Marriage was purely a matter of timing, and whenever a man was finally done sowing his wild oats and ready to settle down, whichever girl happened to be there at the time would be the right one.”
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“Just because some people actually work for their money doesn’t mean they are beneath you.”
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“I hate to point out the obvious, but here's this tiny bird that's been trying to get through a huge bulletproof glass wall. A totally impossible situation. You tell me it's been here every day pecking away persistently for ten minutes. Well, today the glass wall came down.”
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“Perfection comes at a sacrifice,”
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“Aiyoooooh, finish everything on your plate, girls! Don’t you know there are children starving in America?”
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“Pinch me, please. Is any of this real?" Rachel whispered as she looked into Nick's eyes.

"This place is very real. You're the dream," Nick answered as he kissed her deeply.”
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“God is in the details.”
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“about a man whose greatness had nothing to do with wealth or power.”
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“Doing nothing can sometimes be the most effective form of action. If you do nothing, you'll be sending a clear message: that you're stronger than they think you are. Not to mention a lot classier. Think about it.”
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“we were buying things we actually loved, not things to show off,”
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“You love your children so much, you do everything to try to protect them, and they don’t even appreciate it.”
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“Twenty Ways You Can Tell You Have Asian Parents.” Number one on the list: Your parents never, ever call you “just to say hello.”
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“What is this, Harry Potter?” Nick sniggered. “That’s what you just sounded like. Yes, I am aware that even now dark forces are trying to sabotage me,”
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“It only takes a spark,     to get the fire going.     And soon all those around,     can warm up in its glowing.     That’s how it is with God’s love,     once you’ve experienced it.     You want to sing,     it’s fresh like spring,     you want to Pass It On. “Can I make a suggestion, Astrid?” Charlie said as the junk made its way back to Repulse”
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“Wye Mun, as usual, had steered him toward the stories about money, and he had missed the chance to tell them the real story, about a man whose greatness had nothing to do with wealth or power.”
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“Marriage was purely a matter of timing, and whenever a man was finally done sowing his wild oats and ready to settle down, whichever girl happened to be there at the time would be the right one.”
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“I take fifty milligrams of amitriptyline every night, and then an extra ten milligrams of Ambien if I really want to sleep through the night. Sometimes I add a Lunesta, and if that doesn’t work, I get out the Valium—”
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“I'm telling you, this so-called 'prosperity' is going to be the downfall of Asia. Each new generation becomes lazier than the next. They think they can make overnight fortunes just by flipping properties and getting hot tips in the stock market. Ha! Nothing lasts forever, and when this boom ends, these youngsters won't know what hit them”
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“miracles on your face,” Jacqueline shot back in dead seriousness.”
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“whirling into overdrive. Daisy suddenly jumped up from her”
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“they”
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“There are the Chinese from Mainland China, who made their fortunes in the past decade like all the Russians, but then there are the Overseas Chinese. These are the ones who left China long before the Communists came in, in many cases hundreds of years ago, and spread throughout the rest of Asia, quietly amassing great fortunes over time.”
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“He would never give up trying. He would take an impossible situation and make everything possible.”
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“She wasn’t a rebel, because to call her one would imply that she was breaking the rules”
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“To Eleanor, every single person occupied a specific space in the elaborately constructed social universe in her mind.”
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“I criticize you when you’re wearing something that looks so cheap. It’s a disgrace to me.”
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“Meggaharto, you know. I don’t think you need me”
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“I’ve always tried to keep clear boundaries between my personal life and my family life,”
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