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Brandon Sanderson

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Life Is a Misconception.
DEYTH BANGER
Men protect things they find important," Galladon said with a shrug. "If you object, you shouldn't h...
BRANDON SANDERSON
Stop moping, sule," galladon said with a grunt."It doesn't suit you-it takes a fine sense of pessimi...
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Definitely not—you optimists just can't understand that a depressed person doesn't want you to try...
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The law is not something holy, son. It's just a reflection of the ideals of those lucky enough to be...
BRANDON SANDERSON
By the side of the everlasting Why there is a Yes--a transitory Yes if you like, but a Yes.
E.M. FORSTER
To their simple, degenerate minds there was only one thing to do when faced by a God more powerful t...
BRANDON SANDERSON
How lucky I am to have known somebody and something that saying goodbye to is so damned awful.
EVANS G. VALENS
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GREGG KLAYMAN
The answer isn't more time but a greater awareness of the time we have.
CRAIG GROESCHEL
Maybe that's what praying is all about. Maybe it's not just asking God to forgive us for bad things ...
SARAH DARER LITTMAN
You must save what you can of your life; you musn't lose it all simply because you've lost a part.
HENRY JAMES
Can something be "almost" an accident?' Pattern asked, genuinely curious.
BRANDON SANDERSON
I wasn't complaining', Pattern complained.
BRANDON SANDERSON
Mother Superior jump the gun...
-The Beatles, Happiness is a Warm Gun
LAUREN MYRACLE
His life seemed like a deck of cards, and in the midst of all those two’s and three’s someone ha...
TEKOA MANNING
This is new technology, ... It's going to take a while for the industry to get comfortable with it.
BILL AHO
He wept because he was afraid now that he could not save Gabriel. He no longer cared about himself
LOIS LOWRY
If you think that life is a celebration full of party poppers and merry go rounds it's not it's a ga...
GARY F EVANS...
Life is a desire!
DEYTH BANGER
To trust someone you must firstly remember that it is a two way street that will go all the way if y...
GARY F EVANS...
It is a lie.
ARTHUR MILLER
I'm higher than most places on this island, but Im not going to take a chance of a 150 mph wind blow...
PAT PATTERSON
This is my ultimate fantasy: watching QVC with a credit card while making love and eating at the sam...
YASMINE BLEETH
Life is a re-discovery.
BRIAN BLESSED
If you think that life is a celebration full of party poppers and merry go rounds it's not it's a ga...
GARY F EVANS...
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Empathy is the new measurement of everything. It doesn't matter what religion you have, what God you...
C. JOYBELL C.
I'm a thinker. That is what I do, in great depth and detail, every waking moment of the day. I like ...
BRIAN HERBERT
Unification of differences is power.
SHESH NATH VERNWAL
I am often asked how it is that I am able to value people to such a deep degree. Apparently, I exhib...
C. JOYBELL C.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing t...
DALE CARNEGIE
We have to replace beauty, which is a cultural concept, with goodness, which is a humanist concept.
PHILIPPE STARCK
We have chosen to take this concept of flow and make it the centerpiece of our storytelling.
TIM THRELFALL
As these images were going through my head, my breathing suddenly went still. I looked at Jamie, the...
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I will never forget the vision of Jamie walking towards me.
NICHOLAS SPARKS
To kill a mockingbird. If you haven't read it, I think you should because it is very interesting.
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
So this is going to be drill!?
DEYTH BANGER
Eventually I came across another passage. This is what it said:
I am not commanding you, but I ...
NICHOLAS SPARKS
You don't have to learn much out of books, it's like if you want to learn about cows, you go milk on...
HARPER LEE
You can't really get to know a person until you get in their shoes and walk around in them.
HARPER LEE
I love you so much, so incredibly much," he went on, "and I forget when you're close to me, I forget...
CASSANDRA CLARE
They may not have enough of their own to take a stand, but they can do it if someone shows them how.
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We Are All Infinite
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
You can't just sit there and put everyone's lives ahead of yours and think that counts as love. You ...
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
There's nothing like the deep breathes after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore st...
STHEPHEN CHBOSKY
no more pencils, no more books, no more teachers' dirty looks, when the teacher rings the bell, drop...
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
So I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we'll never know most of them.
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
She was scarcely a year older than I was, dark-haired, slender, with a face that would break your he...
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
She wasn't bitter. She was sad, though. But it was a hopeful kind of sad. The kind of sad that just ...
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
I saw other people there. Old men sitting alone. Young girls with blue eye shadow and awkward jaws. ...
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
That one moment when you know you are not a sad story. You are ALIVE.
STEPHAN CHBOSKY
Somos quienes somos por un montón de razones.Quizás nunca conozcamos la mayoría de ellas.Pero aun...
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I know these will all be stories some day, and our pictures will become old photographs. We all beco...
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we'll never know most of them. But even if...
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Oh happy day! A day to make a hay! And when it is mid-day, think about the day! And when you think a...
ERNEST AGYEMANG YEBOAH
We know that it's going to take them a while.
BRUCE REZNIK
I love my mom so much. I don't care if that's corny to say. I think on my next birthday, I'm going t...
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
Ambos dijeron que tomara asiento y parecían hablar en serio, así que me senté.
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
We'll be Friends Forever, won't we, Pooh?' asked Piglet.
Even longer,' Pooh answered.”
...
A.A. MILNE
Life is not a game. Still, in this life, we choose the games we live to play.
J.R. RIM
(All the grief she had suffered over her lifetime had moulded her face into a mask of eternal sadnes...
JEAN SASSON
I was very grateful to have heard it again. Because I guess we all forget sometimes. And I think eve...
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
I don't know the significance of this, but I find it very interesting.
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
Maybe it’s sad that these are now memories. And maybe it’s not sad.
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
So, I guess we are who we are for alot of reasons. And maybe we'll never know most of them. But even...
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
So I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybewe'll never know most of them.
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
Without someone speaking into your life and keeping you on track with the things you believe, you ha...
CRAIG GROESCHEL
Well, you can't know it without something having been sneezed.
A.A. MILNE
Aim for brevity while avoiding jargon.
EDSGER DIJKSTRA
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
I will not read the last page of novels first," I said, and then punched myself in the face.
"...
BRANDON SANDERSON
I have been on the other side of that mystique (wrestling for Brandon) and a couple of our kids have...
DENNIS KITKO
Love isn't the work of the tender and the gentle;
Love is the work of wrestlers.
The one w...
JALALUDDIN MEVLANA RUMI
Life is a risk.
CARMELO ANTHONY
The opportunity to decieve others is ever present and often tempting, and each instance of deception...
SAM HARRIS
Be careful of relying on the opinion of others, these are the same people that like liver.
NANETTE L. AVERY
It's going to take a while to get a metric for this.
RICHARD DOHERTY
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
That the author is speaking only to us, that he is writing only for us, that no one on Earth has the...
ADAM LANGER
Brandon and his family rightfully have been waiting for positive feedback from the NCAA Clearinghous...
BILL SELF
Rita got the best of us. We took quite a beating. It's going to take a while to come back from t...
RICK FOX
Now we have one chance in some case, as in this body but in other body we will have + one because we...
DEYTH BANGER
Love is the self-delusion we manufacture to justify the trouble we take to have sex.
DANIEL S. GREENBERG
The concept behind the bill is something that everyone agrees on . I think we just disagree on how t...
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The school year progressed slowly. I felt as if I had been in the sixth grade for years, yet it was ...
LUCY GREALY
The norm which the society at large has set today categorically is in the form of preventive measure...
HENRIETTA NEWTON MARTIN LEGAL CONSULTANT
35. God is entitled to a portion of our income—not because He needs it but because we need to give...
JAMES C. DOBSON
Once the world has been created, the fantasy author still has to bring the story's characters to...
TONY BRADMAN
We begin to fight. The wind and I. Horns locked. Battling each other with elements.
LAURA DOCKRILL
Walking the rugged trail of the unknown destiny can be filled with walls crashing and cracks on the ...
GARY F EVANS...
I can see you have a great deal of water in your personality. Water never waits. It changes shape an...
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كنت أصمت أذعن لمصيري. أحمل دميتي,أنزع ملابسها, أشد شعره...
مليكة مستظرف
A person of value have skill, a vision & a deep desire to achieve what they dream for. Happiness com...
DR ANIL KUMAR SINHA
To have a pet in the family is to invite good health into your lives.It brings happiness to all and ...
GARY F EVANS...
The worth of a person’s quote is in his or her heart where it takes the birth and the value of the...
ANUJ SOMANY
The value of a consultant;An outsider can see what an insider cannot see or has decided to ignore.
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
I'm not saying that I'm better than anyone... I'm just saying that I'm one-of-a-kind.
C LIONG
A man of guilt acknowledges and changes himself immediately on being hinted slightly about his fault...
ANUJ SOMANY

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Onward, then! To glory and some such nonsense.
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By now, it is probably very late at night, and you have stayed up to read this book when you should ...
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You said their prayer – is this the religion you believe in, then?"
„I believe in them all...
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Of all the recruits in his cohort, he had learned the quickest. How to hold the spear, how to stand ...
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An excuse is what you make after the deed is done, while a justification is what you offer before.
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I once saw a spindly man carrying a stone larger than his head upon his back. He stumbled beneath th...
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Are you that afraid of being wrong? One would assume you’d be accustomed to it by now.”
He ...
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How do you do that?” Mennis asked, frowning.
“What?”
“Smile so much.”
“Oh...
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How do you 'accidentally' kill a noble man in his own mansion?"
"With a knife in the chest. Or...
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Frailty, thy name is Alcatraz
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Is human nature to believe that other places and other times are better than the here and now.
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Before we get to this, let me explain something about myself. I’ve been many things in my life. St...
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There was rarely an obvious branching point in a person's life. People changed slowly, over time. Yo...
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Watch out for púcas as you travel, lad,” Cody said, shaking my hand. “Could be imitating anythi...
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Somehow in the chaos and mess she'd discovered who she was. Not a girl of the streets, though that w...
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I was ten,” I said. “Give me a little credit.”
“To a boy with aspirations like that, I ...
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She can shoot like a dream and she carries tiny grenades in her top, a bit of my addled mind thought...
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I say that there is no role for women—there is, instead, a role for each woman, and she must make ...
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What do you know?”
“Almost everything. That almost part can be a real kick in the teeth som...
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I like visiting people in prison. I can say whatever I want to them, and they can’t do anything ab...
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I can see what you’re up to.”
“Five foot six inches,” Shallan said. “I suspect that...
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Words are where most change begins.
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What else will we do?" I asked, turning to leave. "This is the only plan we have."
"This isn't ...
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Discomforting, like finding a three-week-old sandwich behind your bed, when you swore you’d finish...
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Enforcement had done its best to kill me on several occasions. You didn’t just get over something ...
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I sense a very large but.
“Funny, because right in front of me, I see a—”
...
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Reckoner Super Plan for Killing Regalia...

Step One: find Regalia, then totally explod...
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You can’t immerse yourself in something,” Prof said softly, “without coming to respect it.
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Or, you know, you could interview the perfectly willing Epic walking beside you.”
I coughed i...
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We want what we can’t have, even when we have no right to demand it.
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You cannot tempt the hearts of men who are pure.
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Entropy shakes its angry fist at you for being clever enough to organize the world. (p 2)
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Never throw the first punch. If you have to throw the second, try to make sure they don't get up for...
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I wasn’t a nerd, mind you, but I’d spent a lot of my youth studying Epics, so I’d had limited ...
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I've seen Steelheart bleed.
And I will see him bleed again.
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I don't talk to myself because I'm crazy."
"No?"
"I do it because I'm awesome.
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As she’d left, I’d glanced at her gun.
This time, when she’d pointed it at me, she’d fl...
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Marsh: Our best efforts were never even a mild annoyance to the Lord Ruler."
Kelsier: Ah, but b...
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Elend smiled. "Oh, come on. You have to admit that you're unusual, Vin. You're like some strange mix...
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You should try not to talk so much, friend. You'll sound far less stupid that way.

- Bree...
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You see, that is the sad, sorry, terrible thing about sarcasm.

It's really funny.
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Spook smiled. "Elend is a forgetful scholar - twice as bad as Sazed ever was. He gets lost in his bo...
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Janala is a fool, just bright enough to be proud of the wits she has, but stupid enough to be unawar...
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Ear demons are totally real," Cody said. "They're what make microphones like these ones work. They'r...
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You've never heard of bagpipes?" Cody asked, sounding aghast. "They're as Scottish as kilts a...
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As long as you keep trying, there's a chance. When you give up? That's when the dream dies.
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People can do great things. However, there are some things they just CAN'T do. I, for instance, have...
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I think you underestimate the stubbornness a crown can press into a man
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He quivered on the ground his face pressed to the stone and didn’t rise.
“Did you… did y...
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Sequels always have to be bigger.
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Life breaks us, Teft. Then we fill the cracks with something stronger.
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NO MATING
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What did you put in the fire?" Kaladin said. "To make that special smoke?"
"Nothing. It was jus...
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