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#1. There is a very great difference between older and old, the former being desirable and the latter being inevitable. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#2. The greatest ugliness in the world is seeing so beautiful a creature spoil themselves on stupidity. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#3. Women always think in the catastrophic, and when there is a calamity to rectify that might require a unmarried granddaughter, there older women will always act. Their powers of foresight and vigilance might make any disheveled or nubile young haggage ready for the altar in five minutes. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#4. My face is rather like a collision waiting to happen: head-on I can be borne, but turn sideways, and it is all calamity. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#5. Your legacy will be the world's inheritance, and the laughter you left us with will be the birthright of a new generation.
from a letter to Robin Williams - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#6. What will I do when you're gone?" said Alasdair, with a faltering voice.
Bryeison placed a hand on his shoulder and said, with raging tranquility, "Do what is good and what is right. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#7. The captain's eyes betrayed what his countenance must conceal: the anguish of an ancient being who must honour his birthright by living beyond those whom he would have given much to keep. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#8. The skies gave way to the full ascendence of morning and clouds skittered across the expanse, the variations on a nebulous theme woven on a celestial loom. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#9. But the world hinges on good fathers and those who would be the merchants of confidence. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#10. The words 'when I take you home' echoed in the captain's mind, caroming off that private place where all his suspicions and uncertainties slept. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#11. No one needs Independence. We all just need tea and air conditioners. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#12. Such pedantic apotheosis is reached by so few, and when parishioners are left without their guiding star, we can only desperately cling to the last intimations of a passing titan. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#13. Any advice for how to be a successful author?"
"Yes. Don't be a woman. And be dead. And do both at the same time, if you can. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#14. A heart? Peppone knows where one is to be met with. There is always someone in the black market in need of dying early. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#15. There are very few things in the world I hate more than Daylight Savings Time. It is the grand lie of time, the scourge of science, the blight on biological understanding. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#16. I believe someone made a grievous mistake when summer was created; no novitiate or god in their right mind would make a season akin to hell on purpose. Someone should be fired. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#17. A six mile meteorite cannot compare with a culinary cataclysm of this magnitude. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#18. Abuse really is its own alphabet. Those who have not gone through it cannot understand it fully. The echos of violence hang in subconscious long after the threat is gone. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#19. Fantasy for the most part is really just reality reflected through a storybook lens. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#20. Regrettable was the gallantry of great men who risked themselves for others. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#21. He pointed at the caiques, but Peppone declined the librarian's offer, saying only, "Do you think the proprietor of the inn where we met will report us?"
"The money I left him was more than enough to silence his alarms," said Danaco. "Gold has an amazing habit of altering memories. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#22. I know we are supposed to welcome anyone who vows to protect the kingdom, but really, anyone will do anything for a copper these days, and where pride and promises are saleable, expendable men come very cheap indeed. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#23. I am sure I have summer depression; the heat makes me instantly regret being alive. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#24. Bartleby is never happy, but he never can be, you know. Life in general offends him. Happiness is something that happens to other people, because life happens to Bartleby. It happens to him frequently and unwarrantedly, and every time he is forced to suffer it, he is always disappointed. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#25. A scientist does not have hope, sir. Hope is what a man has in the absence of answers, and once he does empirical experimentation, he replaces hope with knowledge and disappointment. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#26. The events of that day would forever be remembered, and they stood together as a united Marridon, a nation that would lead in innovation and liberality, taking up the thread that had been left for them, the essence of selfless love woven along a national loom. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#27. We come by aurora,
with a heavy and sovereign tread,
with the might of matriarchs to furnish our shoulders,
with the apricity of light to crown our heads - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#28. I would waste thirty minutes a day, standing in front of a mirror that I never had any inclination to really pay proper attention to. And even after I made myself up for nothing, I was still derided and abused for it. It was rather like putting a dress on a bear and pretending it was beautiful. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#29. The old who refuse to die merely on principle live on forever, to hate life and complain of all the things they could have been spared had they the good sense to die young. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#30. Boudicca MacDaede was not the most striking of women, but she had a wryness in character and heartiness in form that recommended her to the rough demands of a farmer's daughter and a soldier's sufferance." ~ First two lines of book 1 in the Haanta Series - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#31. It would be obscene in me as a gentlemen to set my men upon you without warning. A gentleman always tells his enemies he is going to attack them before he does it. It gives them time enough to write to their mothers. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#32. The dust of thirty years hung lifeless in shafts of morning light, the gilding of perfectly prim pages shone incanescent, the shriek of rolling ladders mourned in perennial soliloquy. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#33. I don't talk ill about people I don't know," said Bartleby. "I only disparage them in silence and hope they die. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#34. Swearing is a currency the countryside spends well. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#35. Attracting musicians is rather like inviting flies over to tea: they are tolerable for half an hour, but when they begin to touch the food, you either wish they would go home or die. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#36. Do what is right and what is good.
Bryeison to Alasdair before going to his death on the battlefield. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#37. And the matron sighed over the destiny of ladies in good society, whose moral judgement led them to love unabashedly and whose depravity led them to pay for it. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#38. We should have wars. Then there would be no need for sports. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#39. The unconscious fabric of human destiny had done with her, unraveling all her grievances and reweaving them as joyous circumstance. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#40. Tell me, Peppone, what other talents do you have besides erasing undesirables?"
"I enjoy a fair bit of sneaking, sir. I also enjoy pilfering and killing as a professional courtesy."
"What a delightfully horrid urchin you are."
"Thank you, sir. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#41. If the sale of flesh could be made as easily as the sale of spiritual exemption, the prescience of a dedicated businessman might be well preserved. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#42. Teaching a man how to clean barnacles from a keel is an amazing useful talent, one any child should be fortunate to learn. Magochiro is our champion barnaclebully at present. String him under a keel, and he will bring back dinner enough for ten. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#43. Is not he? I had him along for his books and potions, and kept him for his character. Profundities of disgruntled sentiments, injured spirits, wounded affection, bitterness, marginality, disdain of establishment - I knew we should get on famously. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#44. That is the only sure way of knowing we have made someone happy: making someone miserable by our leaving them. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#45. A library always housed a trove of undiscovered friendships and forays, and a bookstore, a place where those temporary connections might become a constancy, must always hold a charm over any scholar's heart. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#46. The sins of my sex ... A woman who is ugly is pitiable, but a man who is ugly is forgiven. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#47. Life is really a travesty of will: it is a parade of learning how to lose people and improve at feigning indifference.

I suspect I shall always fail at this, and fail miserably. I do not know whether that is winning at life or failing at happiness. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#48. The past is behind us," said Boudicca,"but the difficulty there is we keep looking over our shoulders. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#49. Life makes beggars out of those who have joyful hearts, taxing the living with hardship and tribulation, but the charity of companionship, the currency of shared and unmitigated love, alleviates all disconsolation. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#50. I leave the outdoors to you. It is too warm out there to read comfortable, and summer, like many uncomfortable things, is as welcome as a dim woman. It is tolerable to look at, but after being made to interact with it, nobody wants anything to do with it. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#51. You know a few shiftless persons in need of biological levity. You men of negotiable constancy like gold, don't you? - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#52. All the friends in the world are in the fountain of a pen. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#53. Astonishing how tea opens the ears. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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