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If I did something to hurt Frankie and she said that I was never getting near her heart again, I’d spent the rest of my life trying anyway. That’s the difference between you and me, Tom. I’d go back to the moment it all fell apart and I’d start there.


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MELINA MARCHETTA
Phaedra of Alonso’s death was a never-ending pain that gnawed at his insides. It made him a prison...
MELINA MARCHETTA
I'd run you know. It's like when you're really busy doing something and you don't have time to think...
MELINA MARCHETTA
He took a deep breath and closed his eyes. "Okay, would you like pizza?"
"I don't think you des...
MELINA MARCHETTA
Tom always did anger well. Hid it well, but showed it even better
MELINA MARCHETTA
How can you just forget a person completely until the moment you see his face again?
MELINA MARCHETTA
What are you so sad about? We're going to know him for the rest of our lives.
MELINA MARCHETTA
But Froi looked around with wonder.
As if he had never seen the world from up so high before.
MELINA MARCHETTA
Josie, life is not a Mills and Boon book. People fall out of love. People disappoint other people an...
MELINA MARCHETTA
You're the father of the person who is my life.
MELINA MARCHETTA
It's my birthday today. I'm not 17 anymore. The 17 Janis Ian sang about where one learns the truth. ...
MELINA MARCHETTA
You know something,Jacob, I'd hate to be as smart as Jonh. I mean he was really, really smart, and t...
MELINA MARCHETTA
One day" came.
Because finally I understood.
MELINA MARCHETTA
You don't die. You just... get really angry and then after you're angry you hurt a lot and then the ...
MELINA MARCHETTA
Your problems are out there. But they're small. They only grow out of proportion when they climb ins...
MELINA MARCHETTA
Sometimes I feel like a junkie. One minute something happens in my life and I'm flying. Next minute ...
MELINA MARCHETTA
She was the most beautiful woman in the world. If she was alive I'd probably be a better person.
MELINA MARCHETTA
But you're almost eighteen. You're old enough. Everyone else is doing it.
And next year someone...
MELINA MARCHETTA
Phaedra looked across the water and her eyes met Lucian’s. Their needs came second. It came from t...
MELINA MARCHETTA
He could hardly breathe at the though of his son and Quintana in Sorel with no one to protect them.
MELINA MARCHETTA
Her voice whispering love soothes him. They'd never done that before. Weren't that type of family. E...
MELINA MARCHETTA
...women are elephants and watch the way you say that in front of them because they'll think you're ...
MELINA MARCHETTA
He knows bad days. Bad days take him completely by surprise. They make him not trust the good days b...
MELINA MARCHETTA
And then their voices stopped and their souls stood still and they ceased being who they had been. B...
MELINA MARCHETTA
I'm very disturbed to find out that the leader of the Townies has a soul and I'm beginning to develo...
MELINA MARCHETTA
My body becomes a raft and there's this part of me that wants just literally to go with the flow. To...
MELINA MARCHETTA
What's with what you're wearing?" Griggs asks while we stand outside waiting for the others.
"I...
MELINA MARCHETTA
Never,' he tells me in a tone full of ice, 'underestimate who or what I care for.
MELINA MARCHETTA
Because being part of him isn't just anything. It's kind of everything.
MELINA MARCHETTA
He stops and looks at me. 'I'm here because of you. You're my priority. Your happiness, in some fuck...
MELINA MARCHETTA
She looks at Sam. 'Close your ears if you don't want to know what I suspect to be the sex of your ch...
MELINA MARCHETTA
His seed will issue kings, but he will never reign

For she would be Queen of Lumat...
MELINA MARCHETTA
And it was this image that was stamped on the hearts and minds of all who were present that day. Of ...
MELINA MARCHETTA
This hand says you spend the rest of your life with me," he said, holding out his left hand, "and th...
MELINA MARCHETTA
Do you think people have noticed that I'm around?”
“I notice when you're not. Does that cou...
MELINA MARCHETTA
My father took one hundred and thirty-two minutes to die.

I counted.

It happen...
MELINA MARCHETTA
I don't want to let go, because tonight I'm not looking for anything more than being part of him. Be...
MELINA MARCHETTA
He took her face in his bloody hands. 'I'll come and find you wherever you are. I'll not stop breath...
MELINA MARCHETTA
I wrote to you for a year and you never wrote back. T
rang you over and over again and you woul...
MELINA MARCHETTA
It's a wonderful time when you sit down around the table for dinner and discuss life. No matter ...
MELINA KANAKAREDES
And, of course, it must be asked: is it proper to transact with the Turks for the most reassured of ...
MELINA MERCOURI
Ultimately, my greatest achievement is maintaining my career while sustaining a happy marriage and k...
MELINA KANAKAREDES
We say to the British government: you have kept those sculptures for almost two centuries. You have ...
MELINA MERCOURI
There are no such things as the Elgin Marbles.
MELINA MERCOURI
I don't really pay a whole lot of attention to the numbers and the things that bear out during the d...
MELINA KENNEDY
We need a prosecutor who wants to be prosecutor. Not a prosecutor who'd rather be mayor.
MELINA KENNEDY
Much has been said and continues to be said of what little concern the Turks had for the Acropolis t...
MELINA MERCOURI
You know, it is said that we Greeks are a fervent and warm blooded breed. Well, let me tell you some...
MELINA MERCOURI
People do not realize that Alzheimer's is not old age. It is a progressive and fatal disease and...
MELINA KANAKAREDES
We lived in Little Elm many years ago, from 1963 to 1975, and I continue to reside close to Little E...
MELINA SMITH