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Amy Tan

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But to pretend that all was right with the world, I first had to know what was wrong.
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I now believe truth lies not in logic but in hope, both past and future. I believe hope can surprise...
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The next world is 'segregated'? You can go to the World of Yin only if you're Chinese?"
"No-no!...
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Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the ce...
ALFRED WHITNEY GRISWOLD
Old books exert a strange fascination for me -- their smell, their feel, their history; wondering wh...
LAUREN WILLIG
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the ce...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
It's very uplifting to see the response. People are learning about our history and how to care for t...
MARGO STRINGFIELD
Books seem a little old-fashioned, but hey, I can do old-fashioned if it's good.
TIM THARP
The history of mankind is the history of ideas.
LUDWIG VON MISES
The history of mankind is the history of ideas.
LUIGI PIRANDELLO
Now we lie here, a decapitated generation, our child-like names vanishing on tombstones, can't you s...
LAURA GENTILE
Human history in essence is the history of ideas.
H. G. WELLS
Human history in essence is the history of ideas.
H. G. [HERBERT GEORGE] WELLS
Amy Lee's little brother has epilepsy, so it kind of hits close to home for me,
BEN MOODY
Ideas shape the course of history.
JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. in the long run of history, the ce...
WHITNEY GRISWOLD
Books wont stay banned. They wont burn. Ideas wont go to jail. In the long run of history, the censo...
ALFRED WHITNEY GRISWOLD
His hair is more naturally sun-kissed, and he has a little less of a golden tan.
LAUREN DOUGHERTY
Old books, you know well, are books of the world's youth, and new books are the fruits of its age.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
All of my books now come from readers' ideas.
ANN RULE
Old ideas can sometimes use new buildings. New ideas must use old buildings.
STEVEN JOHNSON
And in the absence of facts, myth rushes in, the kudzu of history.
STACY SCHIFF
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent.
HENRY DAVID THOREAU
We have such a great depth of human history in all of the arts, whether it's opera or mathematic...
PATTI SMITH
good outlet for the ideas I don't use in books.
KATHY REICHS
To be in the history books of anything is fantastic,
MICHAEL ROGERS
Carla was wearing a No Fear sweatshirt. You are too old, Amy wanted to tell her, for legible clothin...
JINCY WILLETT
I think Kwan intended to show me the world is not a place but the vastness of the soul. And the soul...
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I get my ideas from everywhere -- preschools, Web sites and craft books.
DENISE INMAN
I love everything that is old; old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Weather is not everything. But it'd be good to go to San Diego and get a little tan or something.
CRAIG SMITH
Well, I've been a big fan of comic books since I was a little kid. In fact, I used to write and ...
BILL MUMY
Life's always a big fucking compromise. You don't always get what you want, no matter how smart you ...
AMY TAN
Life-transforming ideas have always come to me through books.
BELL HOOKS
It is useless to close the gates against ideas; they overlap them
KLEMENS VON METTERNICH
Television and film are our libraries now. Our history books.
DAVID STRATHAIRN
They built these little tanning booths for Brooke and I to do nothing but lay down and tan all over.
CHRISTOPHER ATKINS
Books and ideas are the most effective weapons against intolerance and ignorance.
LYNDON B. JOHNSON
Old books, yes! They are the true comforters; and principally because they are old and familiar. Man...
VINCENT STARRETT
Blessings upon the head of Daniel Charles Solander, a botanist of distinction, who after extensive t...
A. EDWARD NEWTON
It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have re...
C.S. LEWIS
We searched through the books on the history of Lutz. The railroad is the most unifying symbol of th...
HELEN SWISSHELM
In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon aga...
ALFRED WHITNEY GRISWOLD
I read daft history books. Sometimes the books I read are a bit crackers or strange.
MARK E. SMITH
In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon aga...
ALFRED GRISWOLD
I have this obsession with really cool, old books.
CONSTANCE ZIMMER
I like cups of tea and reading books and poetry and old people things.
BINDI IRWIN
My sources for ideas are books, magazines, movies/dvds, travel, people, experimentation, and the Int...
LORRIN L. LEE
I believe in communication; books communicate ideas and make bridges between people.
JEANETTE WINTERSON
When I was in school, all our history books were American, so we learned American history, not Canad...
DAVE FOLEY
Schools, including universities, must insist upon the prestige of reading and especially of reading ...
GEORGE F. WILL
Other people, including me, have written books with main characters who were old and rich. Or old an...
ELIZABETH MOON
It's about rehashing old ideas and trying to make some money out of it, basically,
DAVID GAHAN
I love to both give and receive very old books.
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
I write books for all age groups - young kids, teenagers and adults - because I get a range of diffe...
CATHERINE JINKS
The epitaphs on tombstones of a great many people should read: Died at thirty, and buried at sixty.
NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER
In a certain way, novelists become unacknowledged historians, because we talk about small, tiny, lit...
COLUM MCCANN
I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
Es tan corto el amor, y tan largo el olvido.
(Love is so short, and forgetting is so long.)
PABLO NERUDA
Its not that we need new ideas, but we need to stop having old ideas.
EDWIN LAND
QUE MENTE TAN HERMOSA CON PENSAMIENTOS TAN PENDEJOS.
LORINDA MONRREAL
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science c...
BARBARA TUCHMAN
The new radical ideas will soon be the old radical ideas.
MARTY RUBIN
It's about rehashing old ideas and trying to make some money out of it, basically
DEPECHE MODE
I became interested in all the history of African-American people that had been left out of school a...
JACQUI LEWIS
I sighed, looking down at the book in my hands. The Years. I rested my elbow against the arm of the ...
SARAH JIO
Atârnați tăblițe deasupra mormintelor, ciopliți în piatră că totul a fost degeaba! Spuneți-...
SVETLANA ALEXIEVICH
... the vintage of history is forever repeating ~ same old vines, same old wines!
E.A. BUCCHIANERI
We thought Amy could win. There was no more courageous person than Amy.
GREG KRAFT
Physics advances by accepting absurdities. Its history is one of unbelievable ideas proving to be tr...
RIVKA GALCHEN
Like mold on books, grow myths on history.
LAINI TAYLOR
Rory: Amy. I'm gonna need a little help here.
Amy: Just stop it!
Rory: Just think it throu...
STEVEN MOFFAT
El cielo nunca le había parecido tan cielo, y el mundo jamás había sido tan mundo.
NEIL GAIMAN
History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.
ANATOLE FRANCE
Happy the People whose Annals are blank in History-Books.
THOMAS CARLYLE
If you think you have it tough, read history books.
BILL MAHER
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books
THOMAS CARLYLE
Wise men read books about history. Strong men write them.
PIERCE BROWN
My process for determining which eras I'd write about was to just read history books that gave a...
SUSAN BARKER
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With each passing day, I didn't lose hope. I fought to have more.
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People talk about this 'bucket list': 'I need to go to this country, I need to skydive.&...
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Why do you have to use me to show off? If you want to show off, then why don't you learn to play che...
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A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin.
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For books I want to keep reading, it's definitely the voice. It must be a voice I've never h...
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That was how dishonesty and betrayal started, not in big lies but in small secrets.
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I think about our marriage. The weft of our seventeen years together was so easily torn apart. Our l...
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And all that talk about the breakup being good for us- who am I trying to fool? I'm cut loose, untet...
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It isn't that i consider them brave, they are reckless, unpredictable, maddeningly unreliable. But l...
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I love and am loved, fully and freely, nothing expected, more than enough received.
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But I was no longer sacared. I could see what was inside me.
-Lindo
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I love everything that's old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines; and, I beli...
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
There are many different ideas. It depends on age and history.
JUDY SVIDRON
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science c...
BARBARA W. TUCHMAN

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I think now we are simply strangers with some memories.
TAN REDDING
We have developed our own approach towards rehabilitating people, involving psychological rehabilita...
TONY TAN
You're his beacon of light. You give him a sense of direction in his life. A purpose. But is it wort...
CLAUDIA TAN
Apakah ada yang tahu bagaimana rasanya mencintai seseorang yang tidak boleh dicintai? Aku tahu. Hidu...
ILANA TAN
I always overwrite - really awful, long bits of script - and then I trim it down to the bare bones a...
SHAUN TAN
It's only a very small percentage of creative thinking that ends up connecting with a wider audi...
SHAUN TAN
The main hurdle in implementing large security systems within enterprises is the difficulty in estab...
JAY TAN
Interest rates have an indirect effect on exchange rates.
JEFFREY TAN
These indicators tend to have a lead-lag of three to six months. We still may have sufficient streng...
JOSEPH TAN
Inflation is still higher than nominal interest rates, and this is a clear sign that monetary condit...
JOSEPH TAN
We hope overseas contribution will grow to 60 per cent in five years.
JUSTIN TAN
With bigger capacity and efficient cost on our new fleet of Airbus 320, we can now offer more everyd...
KATHLEEN TAN
We therefore believe the Asia-Pacific region offers growth at a reasonable price, and have a positiv...
LORRAINE TAN
With the Lucio Tan group gaining sole control of PNB, it is unlikely that there will be any change i...
LUCIO TAN
it is likely that (Lucio Tan) will match the bid price.
LUCIO TAN
They have to approach us about it, if they will use as a corporation, individual or bank,
LUCIO TAN
Idealisme adalah kemewahan terakhir yang hanya dimiliki oleh pemuda.
TAN MALAKA
Singapore is a natural gateway for international firms looking to access Asia and for Asian business...
TONY TAN
In Asia, red is the colour of joy; red is the colour of festivities and of celebration. In Chinese c...
VINCENT TAN
First and foremost it's the size, the market cap of these Chinese companies. The magic number here i...
ALEX TAN
It can be grueling at times because you have to be meticulous about everything.
ALEX TAN
Smile when it hurts most.
ALEX TAN
Bitcoin will make a dent in society when more normal transactions occur that would have occurred wit...
GARRY TAN
The audience for comics has shifted dramatically. And the boundaries between books and fine arts hav...
SHAUN TAN
I hope we business people can invest more aggressively outside Metro Manila, whether in real estate,...
ANDREW TAN
Di mana pun dia berada. Dan kuharap dia tahu bahwa selama aku masih bernafas, aku akan selalu mencin...
ILANA TAN
I love football now. I have a club in Sarajevo, and I love that. The fans are fantastic. The people ...
VINCENT TAN
I picked this theme because children nowadays don't play such games anymore. I want to highlight to ...
ALVINA TAN
Every clinical encounter is an opportunity to generate social capital. Even in situations where pati...
TONY TAN