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Something must die so
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Lauren Oliver

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Kamand,
die every day
so you remember
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Live poor so you can die rich.
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Live for nothing Die for something Live for something Die for nothing
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All that live must die, passing through nature to eternity.
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It is poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.
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It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.
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Pride must die in you, or nothing of heaven can live in you.
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I know the rules. I've been living here longer than you have."
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so many people live and they only live and die; so many people live and they truly live and die
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You have to die a few times before you can really
live.
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This must be
what love is:

a pain so radiant
it cuts through all others.
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For the nation to live, the tribe must die.
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Live simply so that others may simply live.
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Live simply so that others may simply live.
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So that others can live in peace, talk about love and peace wherever you go.
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Either must die at the hand of the other for neither can live while the other survives.
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If someone says something unkind about me, I must live so that no one will believe it.
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Live for something rather than die for nothing.
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Live simply so others may simply live.
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If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
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I'll Die For Your Sins If You Live For mine.


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You are afraid to die?'
Yes, everyone is.'
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Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered -- either by themselves or by others.
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Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered -- either by themselves or by others.
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However and wherever we are, we must live as if we will never die.
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Come! Let us lay a lance in rest,
And tilt at windmills under a wild sky!
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that which is only living
Can only die
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If things in this world can die, there has to be something that doesn't die.
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He a...
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When I die cremate me so I can finally fit into something small.
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Life's the greates torture sould feel in hell, In hell: that they must live, and cannot die.
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The best place a person can die, is where they die for others.
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The best place a person can die, is where they die for others.
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Live for yourself and you will live in vain;
Live for others, and you will live again.
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Those who live on vanity must, not unreasonably, expect to die of mortification.
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To achieve great things we must live as though we were never going to die.
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To achieve great things we must live as though we were never going to die.
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To achieve great things we must live as though we were never going to die.
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I must in the face of a storm, think, live and die as a king.
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As a nation of free men, we must live through all time, or die by suicide.
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Th...
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dream as if you were to live forever
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A WISH

Sometimes I wish
that he will live
and I will see him.

But m...
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Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.
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All beasts are happy,
For, when they die,
Their souls are soon dissolv'd in elements;
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Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
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Now, after so many years, I understand what the Coldness was and where it came from—this sense tha...
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I run for I don't know how long. Hours, maybe, or days. Alex told me to run. So I run. You have to u...
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Could it be? Samantha Kingston? Home? On a Friday?”
I roll my eyes. “I don’t know. Did y...
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I shiver, thinking how easy it is to be totally wrong about people-to see one tiny part of them and ...
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Here's another thing to remember: hope keeps you alive. Even when you're dead, it's the only thing t...
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Most of the time - 99 percent of the time - you just don't know how and why the threads are looped t...
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Everywhere he touches is fire. My whole body is burning up, the two of us becoming twin points of th...
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One of the strangest things about life is that it will chug on, blind and oblivious, even as your pr...
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Now I'd rather be infected with love for the tiniest sliver of a second than live a hundred years sm...
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And now I know why they invented words for love, why they had to: It's the only thing that can come ...
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[S]he'd realized that he had loved her only because she belonged to him.
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Sometimes I feel as though there are two me's, one coasting directly on top of the other: the superf...
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Everything in me feels fluttering and free, like I could take off from the ground at any second. Mus...
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Time becomes a stutter-the space between drumbeats, splintered into fragments, and also endlessly lo...
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If you're ever wishing for things to go back to the way they were. You just have to look up
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That’s when you realize the most of it—life, the relentless mechanism of existing—isn’t abou...
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Someday all the wilds will be razed, and we will be left with a concrete landscape, a land of pretty...
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I wonder idly how long i can go without sleep before I flip my shit and start running down the stree...
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Finishing books - and leaving the world you've created - is always a kind of emotionally wrenchi...
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Everything looks stark and vivid and frozen, as though drawn precisely and outlined in ink - parents...
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I’ll tell you another secret, this one for your own good. You may think the past has something to ...
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It's funny, isn't it? When you are young you just want to be old, and then later you wish you could ...
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Live free or die.
Four words. Thirteen letters. Ridges, bumps, swirls under my fingertips.
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Grief is like sinking, like being buried. I am in water the tawny color of kicked-up dirt. Every bre...
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That was what her parents did not understand—and had never understood—about stories. Liza told h...
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This is the past: It drifts, it gathers. If you are not careful, it will bury you.
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Be honest: Are you surprised that I didn't realize sooner? Are you surprised that it took me so long...
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I want to apologize to you,” she says calmly.
“Oh yeah? For what?” I don’t have time fo...
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I'm a nonperson, a shadow, a ghost. Even before the accident I'm not sure that I was a whole ...
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No one can tell us no. No one can make us stop. We have picked each other, and the rest of the world...
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My heart shoots into my throat every time I think I see his loping walk, or catch sight of some flop...
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i feel like a curtain has dropped away and i'm seeing people for who they really are, different, and...
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Who the hell calls at two in the morning?"
"Maybe it's Matt Wilde, confessing his love," Lindsa...
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Love will turn the whole world into something greater than itself.
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How did I love her?
Let me count the ways.
The freckles on her nose like the shadow of a s...
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Everyone is asleep. They've all been asleep for years. You seemed ... awake.' Alex is whispering now...
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A good friend keeps your secrets for you. A best friend helps you keep your own secrets.
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Quizá para ti hay un
mañana. Quizá para ti hay mil mañanas, o tres mil, o diez mil, tanto t...
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That’s when I realized that certain moments go on forever. Even after they’re over they still go...
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(I)f you do not believe that hearts can bloom suddenly bigger, and that love can open like a flower ...
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I used to think that's what love was: knowing someone so well he was like a part of you.
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How is it possible, I think, to change so much and not be able to change anything at all?
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With 'Delirium,' I had to spend time thinking about the political, social and religious stru...
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