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#1. The air was a malodorous broth, and all labored to inhale it. The - Author: Helene Wecker
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#2. The more I anoint the more my mind adheres physically to the mysterious fabric of love.
I am decutie. Worn thin. You know that word? - Author: Helene Cixous
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#3. And I? I drink, I burn, I gather dreams.
And sometimes I tell a story. Because Promethea asks me for a bowl of words before she goes to sleep. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#4. ...A mule kicked him in the head." She paused, and then said, "I always wondered if he provoked it. Deliberately."
Radzin snorted. "Suicide by mule?"
"Everyone knew that animal had a temper."
"There would be a dozen better ways to do it. - Author: Helene Wecker
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#5. To fly/steal is woman's gesture, to steal into language to make it fly. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#6. When a child is starving, a family may not be able to think about long-term sustainability or damage to ecosystems that support endangered species. - Author: Helene D. Gayle
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#7. Why should I run all the way down to 17th St. to buy dirty, badly made books whenI can buy clean, beautiful ones
from you without leaving the typewriter? From whereI sit,London's a lot closer than 17th Street. - Author: Helene Hanff
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#8. The very fact that the youthful soul feels insecure strengthens its active aspiration to master its insecurity. - Author: Helene Deutsch
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#9. I did not even know this existed ... this world, I did not know. I thought it existed only in one's head, and in dreams ... And now: here I am. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#10. The health of life on Earth depends on its oceans. But unless we save our seas from the growing mounds of pop bottles, cigarette butts and plastic trash, soon there won't be much healthy sea left. - Author: Zoe Helene
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#11. Rage colors her every movement. Rage that has nothing to do with her so-called bodyguards and everything to do with me and her and the confusion rolling around inside the both of us.
This should be interesting - Author: Sabaa Tahir
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#12. Enormous. Cold. It stretched on forever, in every direction. If I hadn't know otherwise, I would've thought that the whole world was ocean. - Author: Helene Wecker
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#13. An old cardboard box: you think it but you don't say it.
Leftovers, that are swept up and glued together.
I am your alipte, I say, I am your personal trainer and masseuse. I oil you.
But there's no ointment against the bad thoughts and phantasms. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#14. Writing, in its noblest function, is the attempt to unerase, to unearth, to find the primitive picture again, ours, the one that frightens us. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#15. A true solitude is not unbearable since it allows for otherness. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#16. They will never forgive us for this Somewhere Else. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#17. He glanced toward the far shore. There was no help for their relationship. Married was married. They'd have to make do. Helene would have to accept him as he was. - Author: Eliza Lloyd
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#18. If you are anything other than humbled in the presence of love, you are not in the presence of love. - Author: Marie-Helene Bertino
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#19. Snakes, he learned, dreamed in smells and vibrations, their tongues darting out to sample the air, their long bodies pressed close to the dirt. - Author: Helene Wecker
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#20. There is no doubt that a woman's economic empowerment is very much interconnected to her health and the well being of her children. - Author: Helene D. Gayle
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#21. I've learned that ayahuasca works in levels, a little like peeling an onion. It is complex and something you really have to experience to understand. - Author: Zoe Helene
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#22. But you are not finished. You are my masterpiece, Helene Aquilla, but I have just begun. If you survive, you shall be a force to be reckoned with in this world. But first you will be unmade. First, you will be broken. - Author: Sabaa Tahir
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#23. I am not innocent. Innocence is a science of the sublime. And I am only at the very beginning of the apprenticeship. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#24. So little by little I climb towards life, in the straitjacket of my prison. I don't waste an ounce of air or sun. I explore I bring to light. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#25. I liked reading about the nun who ate so dainty with her fingers she never dripped any grease on herself. I've never been able to make that claim and I use a fork. - Author: Helene Hanff
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#26. Nonviolence is the very essence of the gospels. - Author: Helene Iswolsky
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#27. Laia is the wild dance of a Tribal campfire, while Helene is the cold blue of an alchemist's flame. - Author: Sabaa Tahir
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#28. He'd never asked her whether she would prefer to have a master again, and now the thought of such a conversation made his throat tighten. In a sense it would be like asking someone whether they'd like to escape their present difficulties by killing themselves - Author: Helene Wecker
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#29. It beings with fear, passion begins with a fear. Fear is the trembling of faith. One cannot have faith without being afraid. One cannot have faith, no human being. Being human is that: to have faith that's been fractured then stuck back together. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#30. Helene and Mr. Bexley peel out again like Wacky Racers. - Author: Sally Thorne
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#31. After that, the Jinni was rarely without tobacco and rolling papers. He appreciated the taste of the tobacco, and the warmth of the smoke in his body. But to the puzzlement of all who stopped him on the street to ask, he never carried matches. - Author: Helene Wecker
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#32. Most idealists lived in their own impossible worlds, sealed away from reality; Maryam, it seemed, effortlessly reached out from hers and drew others inside. - Author: Helene Wecker
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#33. If my desire is possible, it means the system is already letting something else through. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#34. Perhaps what I do not manage to operate rapidly enough is the passage between the outside and the inside. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#35. Real, sustainable community change requires the initiative and engagement of community members. - Author: Helene D. Gayle
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#36. The gods are made of marble
Deep inside a museum
A quadruped monster beckons me to approach
("Outcries") - Author: Helene Baronne D'Oettingen
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#37. His eyes are unfathomably sad as he lifts my chin. "Most people," Cain says, "are nothing but glimmers in the great darkness of time. But you, Helene Aquilla, are no swift-burning spark. You are a torch against the night - if you dare to let yourself burn." "Just - Author: Sabaa Tahir
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#38. If there were a race among all artists to the human heart, my money would be on music to win. It knows a shortcut. - Author: Marie-Helene Bertino
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#39. What did people do when the ones they needed died? She lay curled on her bed, feeling as though part of her chest had been roughly scooped out, left raw and exposed. - Author: Helene Wecker
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#40. My belief is that the music is always stronger than the performer: there is always something new, something we learn, whether at a performance or during a rehearsal. - Author: Helene Grimaud
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#41. In the jaundiced light of a streetlamp, Sarina realizes why people have children: to see the face of the one they love at the ages they've missed ... - Author: Marie-Helene Bertino
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#42. Only a thin partition separates the psychically normal from the diseased. - Author: Helene Deutsch
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#43. I felt stuck in a Sisyphean loop, writing the same press release over and over. Even more, I was tired of promoting other people's creations instead of creating something myself. I imagined myself on my deathbed, and I could hear my biggest regret: I never even tried to be a writer. - Author: Helene Wecker
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#44. One has to go away, leave the self. How far must one not arrive in order to write, how far must one wander and wear out and have pleasure? One must walk as far as the night. One's own night. Walking through the self toward dark. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#45. Sometimes I wait for you at the exact edge of the jetty where we left each other. Sometimes I disappear into an unconscious hole and lie there silted up in stories having nothing to do with the vigorous immediacy of our epic. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#46. It occurred to him to say the viddui, the prayer before death. He struggled to remember it. Blessed are You, who has bestowed me with many blessings. May my death atone for all I have done ... and may I shelter in the shadow of Your wings in the World to Come. - Author: Helene Wecker
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#47. She is officiating the marriage of two bottles of ketchup; overturning one and balancing it on the mouth of the other so it can empty its shit. The - Author: Marie-Helene Bertino
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#48. Nick looked to the sky again, searching for a last glimpse of the shiny jet. 'For us, maybe, but courtesy of Nina and her reckless ambition Ellie Wilding will remember this day for the rest of her life. - Author: Helene Young
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#49. You fool, Helene. When you love, there is always more pain. - Author: Sabaa Tahir
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#50. Arcitc Harp seal pup populations are declining as they are commercially hunted for oil and fur and global warming causes the ice where pups are born to break up and melt. Now these sweet and adorable pups face yet another human threat: oil spills. - Author: Zoe Helene
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#51. I am going to bed. i will have nightmares involving huge monsters in academic robes carrying long bloody butcher knives labeled Excerpt, Selection, Passage, and Abridged. - Author: Helene Hanff
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#52. And this morning I am without fire, my marrow is ash, I am very sad. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#53. On a cloudless night, inky dark, with only a rind of a moon above, the Golem and the Jinni went walking together along the Prince Street rooftops. - Author: Helene Wecker
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#54. The most beautiful things cannot be written, unfortunately. Fortunately. We would have to be able to write with our eyes, with wild eyes, with the tears of our eyes, with the frenzy of a gaze, with the skin of our hands. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#55. America's remaining wild horses are under aggressive attack and rapidly disappearing from government-managed, citizen-owned wilderness spaces. - Author: Zoe Helene
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#56. Faith is believing in something even without proof, because you know it in your heart to be true. - Author: Helene Wecker
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#57. If you educate a girl, you educate a nation. - Author: Helene D. Gayle
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#58. I think I'd miss the dreams.
Wecker, Helene (2013-04-23). The Golem and the Jinni (P.S.) (p. 59). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition. - Author: Helene Wecker
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#59. I despair of ever getting it through anybody's head I am not interested in bookshops, I am interested in what's written in the books. I don't browse in bookshops, I browse in libraries, where you can take a book home and read it, and if you like it you go to a bookshop and buy it. - Author: Helene Hanff
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#60. Ethiopia's government is doing a commendable job of working closely with donors and humanitarian organizations to educate parents about child marriage, and to support organizations like the Hamlin Fistula Hospital. - Author: Helene D. Gayle
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#61. The piece of music is nothing without the act of interpretation. That is the only way it can live, and it's a totally abstract thing. - Author: Helene Grimaud
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#62. When I listen to you, God
when I do what you ask me to,
I am like a tree
planted by a river,
a tree full of fruit
with leaves that are always green. Ps 1(paraphrased) - Author: Marie-Helene Delval
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#63. In order to counteract income inequality, it's essential to tackle poverty in an integrated way that has long-term impact. We need to give people the capacity to be resilient, to take on challenges and to learn the skills they need to work toward more prosperous futures. - Author: Helene D. Gayle
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#64. The first time I went to Helene Hanff's apartment at 305 East 72nd Street, it was 1977, and I was a 16-year-old girl who wanted to be a writer. - Author: Jean Hanff Korelitz
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#65. We know that if you educate a girl, as the saying goes, you educate a nation. That girl will get married later, she will have fewer children, she's more likely to earn an income, and that income is more likely to be plowed back into the family so that the family benefits. - Author: Helene D. Gayle
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#66. Hollywood isn't a place, it's a way of life. - Author: Helene Hanff
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#67. WILL YOU TELL MEGAN WELLS SHE IS OUT OF HER COTTONPICKING MIND? if she's that bored with civilization why doesn't she just move to a siberian salt mine? - Author: Helene Hanff
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#68. It's so interesting, you know, whenever you read the accounts of composers playing their own music, that they had very different priorities than performers. None of them seemed too concerned about the plastic realization of their music. - Author: Helene Grimaud
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#69. Once in a while, I smell Clive on my skin and it stops my day. It's a train crossing; I wait to pass. Eventually the lights stop flashing, the barriers lift. I keep moving. - Author: Marie-Helene Bertino
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#70. Music does not live until it's interpreted - with all of its flaws, mannerisms, etc. It needs to be incarnated to be something. - Author: Helene Grimaud
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#71. It's against my principles to buy a book I haven't read, it's like buying a dress you haven't tried on. - Author: Helene Hanff
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#72. As many as half of Ethiopia's girls become wives before becoming adults. But Ethiopia is also a place where lasting solutions to child marriage are starting to make a difference. - Author: Helene D. Gayle
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#73. Why is it that people who wouldn't dream of stealing anything else think it's perfectly all right to steal books? - Author: Helene Hanff
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#74. That's a drummer's love story. If you want a prettier one, you'll be waiting forever. If you could separate your body into four distinct rhythms, you'd be cracked too - Author: Marie-Helene Bertino
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#75. Did I tell you I finally found the perfect page-cutter? It's a pearl-handled fruit knife. My mother left me a dozen of them, I keep one in the pencil cup on my desk. Maybe I go with the wrong kind of people but i'm just not likely to have twelve guests all sitting around simultaneously eating fruit. - Author: Helene Hanff
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#76. Decisive moment: the one when you will be really alone. And it is perhaps this that makes her hesitate: not the void, but the vastness of the solitude. It's as well if you are frightened of solitude. It's a sign that you have come to the moment of your birth. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#77. Sayeed was a quiet man - not awkward, as Arbeely could be, but possessed of a calm and steady nature that complemented his wife's heartfelt vivacity. - Author: Helene Wecker
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#78. I write woman: woman must write woman. And man, man. So only an
oblique consideration will be found here of man; it's up to him to say
where his masculinity and femininity are at: this will concern us once
men have opened their eyes and seen themselves clearly. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#79. I remember years ago a guy I knew told me that people going to England find exactly what they go looking for. I said I'd go looking for the England of English Literature, and he nodded and said: 'It's there.'
Maybe it is, and maybe it isn't. Looking around the rug one thing's for sure: it's here. - Author: Helene Hanff
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#80. I've been sitting on the edge of the bed for an hour in a complete daze. I told him if I die tonight I'll die happy, it's all here, everything's here. - Author: Helene Hanff
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#81. Veturius is a Mask like the rest of us, yes. Bold, brave, strong, swift. But those were afterthoughts for him. Elias sees people as they should be, not as they are. He laughs at himself. He gives of himself - in everything he does. [...] He's the things that I can't be. He's good. - Author: Sabaa Tahir
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#82. We've been turned away from our bodies, shamefully taught to ignore them, to strike them with that stupid sexual modesty; we've been victims of the old fool's game: each one will love the other sex. I'll give you your body and you'll give me mine. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#83. I love him to death, there's an Edwardian finishing touch to everything he does. - Author: Helene Hanff
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#84. Fact One: Cataract surgery is simple, painless and (except with implants) risk free ... the whole procedure is common, routine and nothing to worry about. Fact Two: Fact One applies only to cataracts on the eyes in somebody else's head. - Author: Helene Hanff
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#85. I hear my mother's voice echo
you're all the sunlight
that's ever been in my life. - Author: Helene Cardona
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#86. In Nueva Esperanza, Honduras, community members pooled their resources and organized a local water committee that with CARE's technical guidance built a gravity-fed water system that now provides clean water directly to people's homes. - Author: Helene D. Gayle
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#87. You can't marginalize more than half of the globe's population and expect to see any meaningful solutions to the problems that ail the world. - Author: Helene D. Gayle
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#88. Exhaustion is temporary. Pain is temporary. But Helene dying because I didn't find a way to get her back on time - that's permanent. - Author: Sabaa Tahir
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#89. You only have to look at the Medusa straight on to see her. And she's not deadly. She's beautiful and she's laughing. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#90. The insanity of love, and that's why you're trying to drive away with the park brake on. - Author: Helene Young
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#91. The more you look into health and health inequalities, you realize that a lot of it is not due to a particular disease - it's really linked to underlying societal issues such as poverty, inequity, lack of access to safe drinking water and housing. And these are all the things we focus on at CARE. - Author: Helene D. Gayle
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#92. All that gleaming leather and gold stamping and beautiful type belongs in the pine-panelled library of an English country home; it wants to be read by the fire in a gentleman's leather easy chair--not on a secondhand studio couch in a one-room hovel in a broken-down brownstone front. - Author: Helene Hanff
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#93. When I write, it's everything that we don't know we can be that is written out of me, without exclusions, without stipulation, and everything we will be calls us to the unflagging, intoxicating, unappeasable search for love. In one another we will never be lacking. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#94. These days I am in a super-acute, a hyped-up life. It never goes to sleep.

And yet all the events of this hyped-up life seem to be cut from the hyperdream. All of them turn up accompanied by a voice that murmurs to my heart "it's not going to last. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#95. A lot of people think medicine hunting is all Chris trekking through the jungle. Or, for that matter, the chiefs and (male) elders he works with. The men get the headlines, but it's the women behind the scenes who are doing the planting and harvesting and chopping. - Author: Zoe Helene
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#96. CARE and our partner organizations have found that one of the most effective ways of stopping child marriage is to tap into a parent's love for their child. When parents learn about the consequences of child marriage, they're far less likely to push their children into it. - Author: Helene D. Gayle
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#97. Other-Love is writing's first name. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#98. Tonight, the Sisters of Saint Joseph and I are going to The Slaughterhouse Bar. I have four rolls of quarters and we are going to dance until there's blood in our slippers. - Author: Marie-Helene Bertino
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#99. It's his duty. A good healer can't pick and choose. If he can help, then he must. - Author: Helene Wecker
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#100. Her father, indulgent in his concern, had opened his library to her, and at last she could read to her heart's content. In all, these past few weeks had been some of the most peaceable of her life. She had the sense of existing inside a fragile pause, a moment of grace. - Author: Helene Wecker
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