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#1. He felt his throat constrict. and was overcome with an emotion that he could not name. because it was a mixture of so many. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#2. Symmetry is for God, not for us. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#3. Eventually, in an historic feat of compromise, democracy was restored by the abolition of elections.. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#4. We have roots that grow towards each other underground. And when all the pretty blossom has fallen from our branches we find that we are one tree and not two. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#5. Compared to a novel, a film is like an economy pizza where there are no olives, no ham, no anchovies, no mushrooms, and all you've got is the dough. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#6. Money has no religion except itself. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#7. Luisa pointed up at the crucifix on the wall and asked, 'Do you believe in all that?' 'I would like to,' he replied, 'but it is too difficult.' She nodded in agreement and said, 'If the person hanging on it were a woman, then I would believe it. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#8. Do you know the strangest thing about being a soldier? It is that you are repeatedly ordered to commit suicide. and you obey. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#9. Me? I'm not lazy, I'm just passionate about leisure. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#10. Families embraced more than had been the habit; fathers who expected to be beaten to death stroked the hair of pretty daughters who expected to be raped. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#11. How strange that the world should change because of words, and words change because of the world - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#12. Your lips are like sugar
And your cheeks an apple
Your breasts are paradise
And your body a lily.
O, to kiss the sugar
To bite the apple
To reveal paradise
And open the lily. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#13. Out the effects of the former. Do you think I don't understand economics? How many times do I have to - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#14. Men are sometimes driven by things that to a women make no sense, but she did know that Corelli had to be with his boys. Honour and common sense; in the light of the other, both of them are ridiculous. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#15. Dolphins love each other so romantically, so playfully, so completely, that it is obvious that they are sent by God to teach us by their example to do the same. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#16. Roza didn't want to go, and she made the woman promise to let her ride the horse again. It was apparently called "Russia" because it was very big, a complete liability, and always going where it wasn't wanted. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#17. It sometimes happens that in relatively powerless and impoverished countries there arise men of enormous vision who are frustrated and offended by the limitations of their lives and seek to reach out for the stars on behalf of themselves and their nations. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#18. The De Bernieres were very military. I broke the military tradition but I was terribly proud of my father being a soldier. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#19. Moreover it is one of the greatest curses of religion that it takes only the very slightest twist of a knife tip in the cloth of a shirt to turn neighbours who have loved each other into bitter enemies. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#20. History is the propaganda of the victors. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#21. Christmas is such a trial,' said Mrs McCosh. 'I do most sincerely wish the Lord had been born at some other time. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#22. Dr Iannis had enjoyed a satisfactory day in which none of his patients had died or got any worse. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#23. He noticed that a bedraggled and desiccated pink poppy was growing out of a crack where the wall of the teacher's house intersected with the cobbles of the street. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#24. God is an oppressor, He is incapable of human sympathy; behind a smiling face He hides an evil heart. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#25. The moral of the story was that if you can talk, it's better not to tell the truth. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#26. She was beginning to understand that it is not enough to love someone deeply; you also have to learn to love them well. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#27. There is nothing at all wrong with our laws and institutions and our constitution, which are all democratic and enlightened. What is wrong is that they are enforced by people who do not consider themselves bound by them. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#28. The garden where you sit Has never a need of flowers, For you are the blossoms And only a fool or the blind Would fail to know it - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#29. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#30. Like many men, I am not ashamed to admit that my principal joys are domestic. I love cooking, and I love looking after my children. Indeed, the times that I have with them are the only ones when I feel unconditionally happy. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#31. No man is a man until he has been a soldier. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#32. Inside, the doctor filled an eyedropper with goat milk and began to drip it into the back of the marten's throat. It filled him with immense medical satisfaction when eventually it urinated on the knee of his trousers. This indicated healthy renal functioning. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#33. One is only young once, but in her case it was once to often. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#34. Their trade was not life, but death. They have eaten the fruit of the tree they grew for others to eat. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#35. Women only nag when they feel unappreciated. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#36. Did you know that childhood is the only time in our lives when insanity is not only permitted to us, but expected? - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#37. Lord Jesus, Son of God,' he prayed. 'If you're not going to do anything, I will. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#38. For the bird that cannot soar, God has provided low branches. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#39. We should care for each other more than we care for ideas, or else we will end up killing each other. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#40. The dead can read tears. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#41. That is morality,I make myself imagine that it is personal. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#42. Monogamy was an invention of men who wished to reduce the power of women over them. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#43. That's how a woman wins a mans heart, by making him think that he amuses her. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#44. If I teach you reading and writing, I'm warning you I've got to hit you on the head and call you bad names when you're stupid, because that's how you do teaching. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#45. People taking photographs of their meals are not critics; they are from the United States. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#46. No one is more truly themselves than when they are sick or injured. That's when the qualities come out. And - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#47. Love delayed is lust augmented. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#48. In reality the world is as full of bad mothers as it is of bad fathers, and it is not the motherless children who become delinquent but the fatherless ones. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#49. Life is nothing if not a random motion of coincidences and quirks of chance; it never goes as planned or as foretold; frequently one gains happiness from being obliged to follow an unchosen path or misery from following a chosen one. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#50. I have an opinion about holy war, which in general I must keep to myself. I have no wish to be known as a heretic. It is ... that if a war can be holy, then God cannot. At best a war can only be necessary. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#51. Family law is institutionally anti-male. I've been lobbying MPs, and I'm not going to give up campaigning for equality until I get equality. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#52. But then the general trouble with ignorance is always that the ignorant person has no idea that that's what they are. You can be ignorant and stupid and go through your whole life without ever encountering any evidence against the hypothesis that you're a genius. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#53. I have been driven to search everywhere just to find myself mentioned. I am mentioned almost nowhere, but where I find myself, I find myself condemned. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#54. The real index of civilization is when people are kinder than they need to be. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#55. The truth is that the mountains are a place where you can find whatever you want just by looking, as long as you remember that they do not suffer fools gladly and particularly dislike those with preconceived ideas. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#56. Few sagging houses whose stones had lost their mortar and were held together only by gravity and habit, - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#57. Mustafa Kemal drily reminds his co-conspirators that the object is not to die for the revolution, but to live for it. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#58. Each of them was better together than either of them could have been apart. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#59. Setting up a community and seeing what happens to it when the megalomaniacs get busy: that's my main preoccupation. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#60. It's stupid to claim that one human being is special, or picked out by God, when in fact there are hundreds of millions of human beings in the world, and God knows how many millions of people long dead who have been lost to history, all of whom were probably special to someone. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#61. He showed his daughter how to use cushions to vary his position and relieve the monotony of pressure that corrupts the flesh, but he made her leave the room for all those tasks which would normally fall to the lot of a woman, and which show the greatest love. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#62. Fascism is fundamentally and at bottom an aesthetic conception, and ... it is your function as creators of beautiful things to portray with the greatest efficacy the sublime beauty and inevitable reality of the Fascist ideal. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#63. [She] knew that it was not precisely a body that one loved. One loved the man who shone out through the eyes and used its mouth to smile and speak. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#64. Every man needs an obsessio in order to enjoy life, and it was so much the better if that obsession was constructive. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#65. Remember that fear causes to happen the very things it fears. That's why fear should be unknown to us. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#66. The only thing more pitiful than a middle-aged punk is a white Rastafarian. I did meet one of those once, and he was lonelier than I was. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#67. Dionisio arose reluctantly from his bed, went to the window to see what kind of day it was, and went to the telephone to call the police. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#68. There is only one thing worse than losing the one you love, and that is losing them without knowing why. If you are a dog, then your master is like a god to you, and the pain of losing him is greater still. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#69. He knew too much to be an optimist, and not enough to relieve his pessimism. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#70. He gets into the habit of thinking so passionately at night that he begins to be persecuted by insomnia. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#71. Man is a bird without wings and a bird is a man without sorrow. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#72. So the news that divorced fathers are to be denied a legal right to a relationship with their children, in the long overdue review of family law published this week, fills me with horror and despair. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#73. You can't be pretty forever, you know that? But you can always be beautiful. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#74. What keeps me going is my children. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#75. Beauty is precious, you see, and the more beautiful something is, the more precious it is; and the more precious it is the more it hurts us that it will fade away; and the more we are hurt by beauty, the more we love the world. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#76. Don't give into him at all. Deny yourself. Because then your eyes will not be clouded by a madness that you cannot control, and then you will be able to learn to see him as he is. Do you understand? - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#77. Soldiers planted like vegetables waiting for the day of harvest. ... everything is more intense at night, perfectly beautiful, and when the wind shifts and the reek of rotting meat vanishes for a few blessed minutes you can smell the sweet scent of the countryside. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#78. The trouble with fulfilling your ambitions is you think you will be transformed into some sort of archangel and you're not. You still have to wash your socks. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#79. Madame will forgive me for not perceiving her busyness. It is a sign of the highest breeding to be able to be busy whilst appearing idle to the uninformed observer. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#80. The pleasure of homecoming is more than recompense for the pains of setting out, and therefore it is always worth departing. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#81. When you have children it completely shifts your focus; they become the most passionate love of your life. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#82. Thus the headstrong German Shepherd dog, Fritz, and Moritz, the Barbaryy ape, innocently and gallantly defending his mate, plunge Greece into a political void. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#83. An adversarial family law system raises the stakes unnecessarily high, exacerbates the antagonism of the couples concerned, and is directly responsible for making it impossible for couples who would otherwise have reconciled to do so. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#85. The human heart likes a little disorder in its geometry. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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