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It is not down on any map; true places never are.

Herman Melville in Moby-Dick
 
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Ignorance is the parent of fear.

Herman Melville in Moby-Dick
 
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Talk not to me of blasphemy, man; I'd strike the sun if it insulted me.

Herman Melville in Moby-Dick
 
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See how elastic our prejudices grow when once love comes to bend them.

PrejudiceHerman Melville in Moby-Dick
 
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It is only when caught in the swift, sudden turn of death, that mortals realize the silent, subtle, ever-present perils of life.

Herman Melville in Moby-Dick
 
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Top-heavy was the ship as a dinnerless student with all Aristotle in his head.

Herman Melville in Moby-Dick
 
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Better to sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunk Christian.

ChristianityHerman Melville in Moby-Dick
 
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In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely and without a passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.

Herman Melville in Moby-Dick
 
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It is the easiest thing in the world for a man to look as if he had a great secret in him.

SecretsHerman Melville in Moby-Dick
 
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People say you fall in love, but fall is such a sad word when you think about it. Falls are never good. You fall on the ground, you fall behind, you fall to your death. Whoever was the first person to say they fell in love must have already fallen out of it. Otherwise, they'd have called it something much better.

Falling in loveColleen Hoover in Reminders of Him
 
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Now that I've forgiven myself, the reminders of him only make me smile.

Colleen Hoover in Reminders of Him
 
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There was before you and there was during you. For some reason, I never thought there would be an after you.

BreakupColleen Hoover in Reminders of Him
 
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Reading is a hobby, but for some of us, it's an escape from the difficulties we face. To all of you who escape into books, I want to thank you for escaping into this one.

Reading, Book DedicationsColleen Hoover in Reminders of Him
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We're all just a bunch of sad people doing what we have to do to make it until tomorrow.

Sad QuotesColleen Hoover in Reminders of Him
 
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Happiness isn't some permanent thing we're all trying to achieve in life, it's merely a thing that shows up every now and then, sometimes in tiny doses that are just substantial enough to keep us going.

Colleen Hoover in Reminders of Him
 
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Maybe the best way to cope with the loss of the people we love is to find them in as many places and things as we possibly can.

Grief & Condolence, LossColleen Hoover in Reminders of Him
 
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No matter how much you love someone, you can still do despicable things to them.

RelationshipsColleen Hoover in Reminders of Him
 
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So, you decide right now, right here. Are you gonna live in your sadness or are you gonna die in it?

Colleen Hoover in Reminders of Him
 
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In a matter of a few weeks, I went from hating you to liking you to wanting the world for you, so forgive me if those feelings sometimes overlap.

Colleen Hoover in Reminders of Him
 
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He smells like limes and bad decisions.

Colleen Hoover in Reminders of Him
 
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How many losses can one person take before they just throw in the f-cking towel, Scotty? Because it sure is starting to feel like I'm all out of wins, here.

Colleen Hoover in Reminders of Him
 
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Crying seems to be the only thing left in life that I'm good at. Crying and making bad decisions.

Colleen Hoover in Reminders of Him
 
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Sometimes I wonder if we're all born with equal amounts of good and evil. What if no one person is more or less malevolent than another, and that we all just release our bad at different times, in different ways?

Good & EvilColleen Hoover in Reminders of Him
 
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"Mercy is the sweetest wine and the bitterest wormwood," Eliss, the mother, said. "For it rewards the merciful and shames the guilty."

Forgiveness & MercyAnthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 2: Tower Lord
 
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Is a lie really a lie if it is honestly believed?

LiesAnthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 2: Tower Lord
 
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War is always an adventure to those who've never seen it.

WarAnthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 1: Blood Song
 
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A fool is any man who doesn't think he's a fool.

FoolishnessAnthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 1: Blood Song
 
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I cannot believe the path to victory lies in staining our souls so black we become indistinguishable from those we fight.

Anthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 3: Queen of Fire
 
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But people are still people, however comfortable their surroundings. They lie, they feud, they betray and however much you give them, they always want more.

Anthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 3: Queen of Fire
 
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A man doesn't know his true strength until he fears for his life.

DespairAnthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 1: Blood Song
 
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Give them the right lie and they'll believe it.

LiesAnthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 1: Blood Song
 
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Choice is a lie. The greatest of lies.

DecisionsAnthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 1: Blood Song
 
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A historian is a hunter, my lord. Seeking out signs in the undergrowth of correspondence and memoir, tracking prey via the spoor of memory.

HistoryAnthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 3: Queen of Fire
 
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It's always the way with great men, they can't see the knives of those who live in their shadow.

Great Works, TreasonAnthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 2: Tower Lord
 
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It was a curious effect of pain that time became infinite, every instant of agony prolonged to the ultimate.

PainAnthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 1: Blood Song
 
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"If the stars in the sky are not fixed, then nothing is fixed. Nothing is eternal, all is temporary and ever-changing." She turned away from the stars, meeting his gaze. "Nothing is fixed, my lord. No course is so set it cannot be changed."

Fate & Destiny, StarsAnthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 2: Tower Lord
 
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"Cruelty is in all of us," he said. "But they made it a virtue."

Anthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 2: Tower Lord
 
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"Put more than one philosopher together and you'll birth an argument," Erlin commented. "A truism I've observed the world over. In fact, I once saw one argue with himself, it got quite violent in the end."

PhilosophyAnthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 3: Queen of Fire
 
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Only in war does the madman become sane.

Anthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 3: Queen of Fire
 
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My bounty is as boundless as the sea,
My love as deep. The more I give to thee,
The more I have, for both are infinite.

William Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet
 
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Top-half students may use the Groom Room. Bottom-half students should use the time to reflect upon their mediocrity!

Soman Chainani in The School for Good & Evil
 
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Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.

Autumn & FallF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
 
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I'm a man. Men don't cry. I'm just… leaking from my eyeballs.

Crying & Tears, MenJessica Prince in Picking up the Pieces - Pushing the Boundaries
 
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Nothing in life is guaranteed. You can't predict how many days you'll have on this Earth, how many more sunsets you'll be here to see. I want you to make me a promise. Always watch the sunset, baby girl.

SunsetJessica Prince in Colors - Scattered Colors
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When you meet the person you're supposed to be with for the rest of your life, they make you whole. They're your other half. Yes, life can be good, but once you meet your other half, it's f-cking wonderful.

Jessica Prince in Colors - Scattered Colors
 
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And I lived in a dorm full of girls, all on the same damn menstrual schedule, so the fact that you're worse than all of them combined speaks volumes about your character.

Jessica Prince in Colors - Love Hate Relationship
 
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I wanted to gouge my eyes out. Or better yet, stick a fork in one of the airbags she called a boob and watch her fly away.

Jessica Prince in Colors - Love Hate Relationship
 
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You were wearing shorts at Trick and Nona's barbeque the first time I noticed your legs, how goddamn long and smooth they were. I wondered what it would feel like to have them wrapped around my waist while I was inside you, or my head when I had my face buried between your thighs.

Jessica Prince in Hope Valley - Wrong Side of the Tracks
 
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Maybe that was how it was with all first loves. They own a little piece of your heart, always.

Jenny Han in Summer Series - We'll Always Have Summer
 
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I didn't fall for you, you tripped me!

Jenny Han in To All the Boys - I've Loved Before
 
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