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If you listen to a lot of music, it gradually seeps into your consciousness or your unconsciousness and comes out in your music.


John Abercrombie

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We should forgive our enemies, but not before they are hanged.
JOE ABERCROMBIE
Has it ever occured to you, Master Ninefingers, that a sword is different from other weapons? Axes a...
JOE ABERCROMBIE
The lowly have small ambitions, and are satisfied with small indulgences. They need not get fair tre...
JOE ABERCROMBIE
I’ve fought in three campaigns,” he began. “In seven pitched battles. In countless raids and s...
JOE ABERCROMBIE
Life is a series of things we would rather not do.
JOE ABERCROMBIE
First it is done to us, then we do it to others, then we order it done. Such is the way of things
JOE ABERCROMBIE
We do what we must, we do what we are told, we do what is easiest. What else can we do but solve one...
JOE ABERCROMBIE
Power makes all things right. That is my first law, and my last. That is the only law that I acknowl...
JOE ABERCROMBIE
It always amazes me, how swiftly problems can be solved, once you start cutting things off people.
JOE ABERCROMBIE
You have to realistic about these things.
JOE ABERCROMBIE
I know it sounds overused, but truthfully, each department is interdependent upon the other. You cou...
DAVID ABERCROMBIE
Then, once he had eaten, he would ask the spirits for guidance. Their guidance was pretty useless, b...
JOE ABERCROMBIE
I've been homesick for countries I've never been, and longed to be where I couldn't be.
JOHN CHEEVER
Evening of a hot day started the little wind to moving among the leaves. The shade climbed up the hi...
JOHN STEINBECK
Crooks stood up from his bunk and faced her. "I had enough," he said coldly. "You got no rights comi...
JOHN STEINBECK
I ain't got no people. I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. That ain't no good. They...
JOHN STEINBECK
Lennie begged, "Le's do it now. Le's get that place now."
"Sure right now. I gotta. We gotta.
JOHN STEINBECK
George's voice became deeper. He repeated his words rhythmically as though he had said them many tim...
JOHN STEINBECK
Ain’t many guys travel around together,” he mused. “I don’t know why. Maybe ever’body in t...
JOHN STEINBECK
His ear heard more than what was said to him, and his slow speech had overtones not of thought, but ...
JOHN STEINBECK
Writing is something you do alone. Its a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but ...
JOHN GREEN
Everything that comes together falls apart. Everything. The chair I’m sitting on. It was built, an...
JOHN GREEN
How many of us have conflicts with someone else- and how many of us pray for that person? We have in...
JOHN WOODEN
What the hell is instant? Nothing is instant. Instant rice takes five minutes, instant puddin...
JOHN GREEN
I've had it with being nice, understanding, fair and hopeful. I feel like being negative all day. Th...
JOHN WATERS
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to ...
JOHN LUBBOCK
In life, finding a voice is speaking and living the truth. Each of you is an original. Each of you h...
JOHN GRISHAM
We were kissing.
I thought: This is good.
I thought: I am not bad at this kissing. Not bad...
JOHN GREEN
the world wasn't made for us, we were made for the world
JOHN GREEN
I missed the future. Obviously I knew even before his recurrence that I'd never grow old with August...
JOHN GREEN
But it is the nature of stars to cross, and never was Shakespeare more wrong than when he has Cassiu...
JOHN GREEN
All salvation is temporary," Augustus shot back. "I bought them a minute. Maybe that's the minute th...
JOHN GREEN
Before I got here, I thought for a long time that the way out of the labyrinth was to pretend that i...
JOHN GREEN
Lonley, Vaguely pedophilic swing set seeks the butts of children.
JOHN GREEN
All at once, I couldn’t figure out why I was methodically tossing a spherical object through a tor...
JOHN GREEN
We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreperably broken.
JOHN GREEN
It's not life or death, the labyrinth. Suffering. Doing wrong and having wrong things happen to you....
JOHN GREEN
He was gone, and I did not have time to tell him what I had just now realized: that I forgave him, a...
JOHN GREEN
The way I figure it, everyone gets a miracle. Like, I will probably never be struck by lightening, o...
JOHN GREEN
It is easy to love people in memory; the hard thing is to love them when they are there in front of ...
JOHN UPDIKE
If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you ...
JOHN LENNON
What is hardest to accept about the passage of time is that the people who once mattered the most to...
JOHN IRVING
You used," he said, and then took a sharp breath, "to call me Augustus.
JOHN GREEN
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
JOHN LENNON
Oh,' she says, 'the Vat prints nothing but rapes. You know what a rape usually is? It's a woman who ...
JOHN UPDIKE
There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. Wh...
JOHN LENNON
There's a difference between living and just surviving. Do something you love, and find someone to l...
JOHN CONNOLLY
As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.
JOHN GREEN
It's just that most really good-looking people are stupid, so I exceed expectations.'
'Right, i...
JOHN GREEN
It's a metaphor, see: You put the killing thing right between your teeth, but you don't give it the ...
JOHN GREEN
Augustus Waters was a self-aggrandizing bastard. But we forgive him. We forgive him not because he h...
JOHN GREEN
When adults say, "Teenagers think they are invincible" with that sly, stupid smile on their faces, t...
JOHN GREEN
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven..
JOHN MILTON
Apparently, the world is not a wish-granting factory.
JOHN GREEN
What hath night to do with sleep?
JOHN MILTON
Nothing ever becomes real 'til it is experienced.
JOHN KEATS
...you think so logically...like a hawk soaring - I feel so chaotically...like a kite without a tail...
JOHN GEDDES
What you must understand about me is that I’m a deeply unhappy person.
JOHN GREEN
Without pain, how could we know joy?' This is an old argument in the field of thinking about sufferi...
JOHN GREEN
It seemed like forever ago, like we've had this brief but still infinite forever. Some infinities ar...
JOHN GREEN