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Things that break - be they bones, hearts, or promises - can be put back together but will never really be whole.


Jodi Picoult

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Sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will break our hearts.
ROBERT FULGHUM
Sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
ROBERT FULGHUM
To be, or not to be, that is the question.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts
ROBERT FULGHUM
To be or not to be. That's not really a question.
JEAN-LUC GODARD
Sticks and stones may break your bones but words can break hearts.
TIM MINCHIN
Break hearts, not promises.
JOHN GREEN
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones...
ROBERT FULGHUM
Hearts can break. Yes, hearts can break. Sometimes I think it would be better if we died when they d...
STEPHEN KING
Things that came apart could be put together again, but never exactly the same.
DEB CALETTI
Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable.
THE WIZARD OF OZ
Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable.
- Wizard
L. FRANK BAUM
Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable.
L. FRANK BAUM
dont break hearts, just bones
JERAMEE PLOOG
Words can break someone into a million little pieces, but they can also put them back together.
TAYLOR SWIFT
Some things just can't be put back together. Some things can never be fixed. Two broken pieces can't...
JAMIE FORD
Be yourself, be who you can be.
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
Things break all the time. Glass and dishes and fingernails. Cars and contracts and potato chips. Yo...
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To be or not to be is not a question of compromise. Either you be or you don't be.
GOLDA MEIR
Life is full of craziness, lets be moonstruck together.
THOMAS FLAJNIK - ANTICHIMERAPODAL
To be mad is worse than not to be if this is what it is.
JOHNNY RICH
Do I have the courage of being a ruthless man to myself with the complete knowledge on my manner or ...
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Hamlet's Cat's Soliloquy

"To go outside, and there perchance to stay
Or to re...
HENRY N. BEARD
To be or not to be isn't the question. The question is how to prolong being.
TOM ROBBINS
Now she is ignoring me as first

...

AS second


Not every word...
DEYTH BANGER
The two men had a conversation. Brief, cryptic, to the point. As though they had exchanged numbers a...
ARUNDHATI ROY
Words alike flames, they burn. leaving nothing, not even blood, but ashes, which are never identifie...
CHARLES ADRIAN PACIS
Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me
ENGLISH PROVERB
I can't be perfect for you, but you are perfect for me.
ANTHONY T. HINCKS
Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words will break my heart.
LINDA EASTMAN MCCARTNEY
Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me.
ENGLISH PROVERB
Be patient and you will finally win, for a soft tongue can break hard bones. (Proverbs 28:13)
BIBLE
You will remain where you are...,until you change your mindset.
A.STEVE-IFEOLUWA
Be your own kind dont go around and chase others and do what they do.
NADIRA AHMED
I looked for company and i found myself.
PUSHPA RANA
I know I will never be happy, but I know I can be gay!
MARILYN MONROE
The new hotels might be cooler. But they can never really compete. They will never have what the Wil...
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To be inspired by an idea is like having the rush of balance while calming your self with a session ...
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Stick and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you.
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Styx and The Stones may break my bones but 'More than Words' will never hurt me
CHUCK KLOSTERMAN
Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.
ALBERT CAMUS
My biggest hope for Jacob is that moments like this won't happen.
My biggest fear: that they wi...
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It's up to you to be anything you want. This should make you sober
SOTONYE ANGA
Anything is possible if yo've got enough nerve,
J.K. ROWLING
Sticks and stoned break our bones. Words and actions break our hearts.
SARA STRAIN
Nobody is wired wrong because there’s no wrong and right in the way we are.
HANNAH HART
Certainly they will use it to show that promises made will be fulfilled. But in this country there's...
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No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he put...
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I hadn't fully realized just how powerful words could be before this. Whoever came up with the sayin...
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Be humble!! Be wise!! Be wild!! Be love!! Be cute!! Be sexy!! Be sweet!! Be bold!!
ABHISHEK KUMAR
She knew how you went about falling in love; she did not know how you went about falling into trust.
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When feeling came back, in a storm of color and force and sensation, the most you could do was hold ...
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She was all the things I wasn't. And i was all the things she wasn't. she could paint circles around...
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Kindness is universal. Sometimes being kind allows others to see the goodness in humanity through yo...
GERMANY KENT
It has been a motto of mine my whole life - just be yourself.
PATRICK KANE
I realize that I quite like this girl. It’s not just that she’s so pretty the words fly out of m...
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An item that looks perfectly normal on the surface might only be disguised.
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Sticks and stones can break your bones, but words can never hurt you…unless you believe them. Then...
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If I go outside, I will be prepared but you inside and outside will stuck again and again without a ...
DEYTH BANGER
I love learning new things that will never be put to practical use.
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Jobs will come back when the economy recovers, but they will never be the same.
MAYNARD WEBB
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CATHERINE M. WILSONSON
I liken an affair to the shattering of a Waterford crystal vase. You can glue it back together, but ...
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You can't think about things you want to change. Just be yourself.
ETHAN EMBRY
But there’s a part of me that wonders what it would be like to be the most important person to som...
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Coop kissed me deeply, drawing my breath from me in a long, sweet ribbon. "Perhaps I haven't mention...
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If you are feeling constrained by a group that you belong to, ask yourself,
“How can I partic...
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Don't ever let anyone put out your light because they are blinded by it.
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The universe will put signposts in your life. You can either ignore them or embrace them. You can ch...
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Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises; for never intending to go beyond promises; i...
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Among the rich you will never find a really generous man even by accident. They may give their money...
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If you can just be yourself, then you have to be original because there's no one like you.
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Among the very rich you will never find a really generous man, even by accident. They may give their...
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Let's still be friends" (things that are never true in a break up, but you have to say).
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Sticks and stones may break our bones, but names will break our spirit.
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be gentle, not fragile.
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Books must be treated with respect, we feel that in our bones, because words have power. Bring enoug...
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There are more gifts in who you are than there are in who you think you want to be.
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Being adopted felt like reading a book that had the first chapter ripped out. You might be enjoying ...
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Even if we have grown so far apart that we don't recognize each other when we pass, we have this lif...
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Sometimes there aren't words. The silence between us is flung wide as an ocean. But I manage to reac...
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A lie took two parties - the weaver of the tale and the sucker who so badly wanted to believe it.
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Do you know what it's like to give your whole self to a person, and your whole heart to boot, until ...
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I didn't think i could possibly love another baby as much as I loved the one I'd already had," I con...
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if there isn’t a them, there can’t be an us.
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The apple . . . came before Adam and Eve in the story of creation. It had to have been there at leas...
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I have a sister, so I know-that relationship, it's all about fairness: you want your sibling to have...
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Do you know how sometimes - when you are riding your bike and you start skidding across sand, or whe...
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It was one thing to make a mistake; it was another thing to keep making it. I knew what happened whe...
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I shouldn't have eavesdropped, but sometimes, that's the only way to find out the truth.
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You don't love someone because they're perfect," she says. "You love them in spite of the fact that ...
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Gay teenagers are four times as likely to attempt suicide as straight ones. I wish they knew that th...
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It's never the differences between people that surprise us. It's the things that, against all odds, ...
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You might not write well every day, but you can always edit a bad page. You can't edit a blank p...
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You’ll tell yourself anything you have to, to pretend that you’re still the one in control.
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The first question she was asked was What do you do? as if that were enough to define you. Nobody ev...
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Envy, after all, comes from wanting something that isn't yours. But grief comes from losing somethin...
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They're fake bullets, so why do I feel like Im bleeding out?
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What I really want to tell him is to pick up that baby of his and hold her tight, to set the moon on...
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There is a reason the word belonging has a synonym for want at its center; it is the human condition...
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Love is not an equation, it is not a contract, and it is not a happy ending. Love is the slate under...
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...People do belong to each other. Once you make a sacrifice for someone, you own part of his or her...
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words are like nets - we hope they'll cover what we mean, but we know they can't possibly hold that ...
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I feel I'm able to get rid of any demons lurking in my psyche through my writing, which leaves m...
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Parenting is really just a matter of tracking, of hoping your kids do not get so far ahead you can n...
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I would have given anything to keep her little. They outgrow us so much faster than we outgrow them....
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I became a firefighter because I wanted to save people. But I should have been more specific. I shou...
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I know what it's like to start something and have it suddenly grow out of control. And you want to g...
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But love wasn't about sacrifice, and it wasn't about falling short of someone's expectations. By def...
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Maybe you had to leave in order to really miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how be...
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Edward: You know what the difference is between a dream and a goal? he used to say to me. A plan.
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Life is not a plot; it's in the details.
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Annie turned away, her eyes glittering. 'Here's what no one tells you,' she said. 'When you deliver ...
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No, honestly, my mouth shouldn't be able to function unless my brain's engaged.
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The hardest part about being back in the human world was relearning emotion. Everything a wolf does ...
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You figured that the only way I'd be happy is if I did the things you thought would be best for me.
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I don't know whether you can look at your past and find, woven like the hidden symbols on a treasure...
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A photo says, you were happy, and I wanted to catch that. A photo says, you were so important to me ...
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I always wondered why God was supposed to be a father," she whispers. Fathers always want you to mea...
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When you love someone, you say their name different. Like it's safe inside your mouth.
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When I was little I bragged about my firefighting father: my father would go to heaven, because if h...
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I ...understand how a parent might hit a child- it's because you can look into their eyes and see a ...
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Nobody wants to admit to this, but bad things will keep on happening. Maybe that's beause it's all a...
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You know how sometimes, your life is so perfect you’re afraid for the next moment, because it coul...
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