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The Rainbow Fish shared his scales left and right. And the more he gave away, the more delighted he became.

Marcus Pfister in The Rainbow Fish
 
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Give a glittering scale to each one of the other fish. You'll no longer be the most beautiful fish in the sea but you'll discover how to be happy!

Marcus Pfister in The Rainbow Fish
 
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Once, a little blue fish asked for one of his shining scales, but the Rainbow Fish just laughed. "Never!" he said. After that, the other fish swam away from him. The Rainbow Fish was all alone.

Marcus Pfister in The Rainbow Fish
 
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A rather peculiar feeling came over the Rainbow Fish. For a long time he watched the little blue fish swim back and forth with his new scale glittering in the water.

Marcus Pfister in The Rainbow Fish
 
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I can bear pain myself, he said softly, but I couldna bear yours. That would take more strength than I have.

Diana Gabaldon in Outlander
 
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For where all love is, the speaking is unnecessary.

Diana Gabaldon in Outlander
 
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Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.

Arthur Conan Doyle in Sherlock Holmes
 
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Being forgotten, she thinks, is a bit like going mad. You begin to wonder what is real, if you are real. After all, how can a thing be real if it cannot be remembered?

V. E. Schwab in The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
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I sometimes wonder, if we can ever quite understand other people. All we can do is try, I suppose.

Cassandra Clare in The Last Hours - Chain of Iron
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You cannot save people who do not want to be saved. You can only stand by their side and hope that when they wake and realize they need saving, you will be there to help them.

Cassandra Clare in The Last Hours - Chain of Iron
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It wasn't that anger was inherently good or bad. It could lend power and drive and focus, but the longer it lived inside you unchecked, the more poisonous it became.

Alexandra Bracken in Lore
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What is a person, if not the marks they leave behind?

V. E. Schwab in The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
 
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What is a person, if not the marks they leave behind?

V. E. Schwab in The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
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She questioned my sexual preference in a highly offensive way, so my fist questioned the proximity of her face in an even more offensive way.

Kelly Oram in Serial Hottie
 
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True beauty comes from inside a person. If you feel beautiful, then you'll look beautiful to others no matter what's on the surface.

Kelly Oram in Cinder & Ella
 
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"Becky!" I had to laugh. "You're worse than me! It's no wonder he's such an egomaniac."
"What? You're telling me you can say no to that face?"
I wanted to say yes, but it would have been a lie and we all knew it.

Kelly Oram in Jamie Baker Trilogy - Being Jamie Baker
 
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I knew that for every part of me that was screaming to run from him, there was as much a part of me that straight-up wanted him.

Kelly Oram in Serial Hottie
 
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But that's the thing with depression. Sometimes there is no controlling it. Sometimes it sneaks up on you.

Kelly Oram in The Avery Shaw Experiment
 
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Life's generally not so bad-most people just choose to see the negative.

Kelly Oram in Jamie Baker Trilogy - Being Jamie Baker
 
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Give me a day. Just today. If that works, then give me tomorrow.

Kelly Oram in A is for Abstinence
 
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As he gave me the world's most loving tender, perfect kiss, I realized my heart belonged to him forever, and nothing in my life has ever caused me more pain.

Kelly Oram in Serial Hottie
 
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The problem with fairy tales is that most of them begin with tragedy.

Kelly Oram in Cinder & Ella
 
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He's my best friend, and I love him, but I'm not in love with him.

Kelly Oram in The Avery Shaw Experiment
 
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Needless to say, Virgin Val Jensen is no longer a virgin. I made sure of that... many, many times.

Kelly Oram in A is for Abstinence
 
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The Easter Bunny could have come down the chimney armed with machine guns and opened fire on the house, and everyone would have been less surprised.

Kelly Oram in Cinder & Ella
 
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One of these days I'll teach you the difference between a single kiss and making out.

Kelly Oram in Serial Hottie
 
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Telling someone you're a virgin isn't easy to begin with, but telling someone that you plan on staying that way is even harder.

Kelly Oram in V is for Virgin
 
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1. Ellie
2. You're
3. The
4. Only
5. Reason
6. I
7. Don't
8. Hate
9. Living
10. Here

Kelly Oram in Serial Hottie
 
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You ask me to wait, don't know if I can
Too scared to lose, I'm only a man
Bring on the torture, forever and more
'Cause girl it's true, you're worth waiting for

Kelly Oram in A is for Abstinence
 
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There are only two kinds of women in the world for me now, Kenneth: Ella and Not Ella. I'll never be able to settle for anyone but her, and now I've lost her again.

Kelly Oram in Cinder & Ella
 
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It scared me how much he affected me, and I don't even think he was trying all that hard.

Kelly Oram in V is for Virgin
 
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When I give myself to you, I want you to be the only person in my head. I want to be able to think about nothing but you and me. Forget the world. This is about us. I may be a role model for a lot of people, but I saved myself for you, not them. I saved myself for me. This is what I want. As long as you're okay with it. As long as it's what you want, too.

Kelly Oram in A is for Abstinence
 
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The worst part is, he's been extra sweet because he's trying to make everything okay again. If he weren't a serial killer, he'd be the perfect boyfriend.

Kelly Oram in Serial Hottie
 
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A real man would have fought to be with the woman he loved - social class be damned.

Kelly Oram in Cinder & Ella
 
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I kissed Ryan, and it charged him up like a freaking Duracell.

Kelly Oram in Jamie Baker Trilogy - Being Jamie Baker
 
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We're Cinder and Ella, woman! We're supposed to get our fairy-tale ending!

Kelly Oram in Cinder & Ella
 
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Is sex really that vital? Am I really not worth waiting for?

Kelly Oram in V is for Virgin
 
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"Smile for the camara, Ellamara," he whispered. "I promise I won't bite." But even as he promised this, his teeth gently nipped my ear.
Now I did gasp, and he laughed again. "Not hard, anyway." he amended.

Kelly Oram in Cinder & Ella
 
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The look on his face was heartbreaking. He was hurting because I was, and he had no idea what to do or say to make me feel better.

Kelly Oram in V is for Virgin
 
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Do you know the best thing about broken hearts? They can only really break once the rest is just scratches.

Heart, BreakupCarlos Ruiz Zafón in The Angel's Game
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Time does to the body what stupidity does to the soul.

Foolishness, AgeCarlos Ruiz Zafón in Marina
 
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Give a man a fire and he's warm for a day, but set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life.

FireTerry Pratchett in Discworld - Jingo
 
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To Michelle - my love and life's partner and Malia and Sasha - whose dazzling light makes everything brighter.

Book DedicationsBarack Obama in A Promised Land
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Weakness is a guise. Wear it when they need to know you’re human, but never when you feel it.

WeaknessLeigh Bardugo in Grisha - Ruin and Rising
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"The problem with wanting," he whispered, his mouth trailing along my jaw until it hovered over my lips, "is that it makes us weak."

Leigh Bardugo in Grisha - Shadow and Bone
 
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One day, you will be old enough to start reading fairytales again.

FairytalesC.S. Lewis in The Chronicles of Narnia
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I do my thieving indoors; you do yours on the stock exchange.

Maurice Leblanc in Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief
 
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What a pity that I am not an honest man!

Maurice Leblanc in Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief
 
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The train was rushing on, joyously, intoxicated with its own speed.

Maurice Leblanc in Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief
 
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It was a strange ending to a voyage that had commenced in a most auspicious manner.

Maurice Leblanc in Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief
 
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