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Top 100 Life Takes Me Quotes

#1. There are mornings on this road trip as the early light gathers itself, something quite unexpected happens. My camera pushes me aside and takes on a life of it's own, conspiring with nature and becoming a veritable paintbrush. I'd like to take credit for the end result, but I know it would be a lie. - Author: Stephen Braxton Thompson
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#2. The most fascinating thing to me about your letter is that buried beneath all the anxiety and sorrow and fear and self-loathing, there's arrogance at its core. It presumes you should be successful at twenty-six, when really it takes most writers much longer to get there. - Author: Cheryl Strayed
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#3. I almost hate to say this, but I am the happiest I have ever been in my life," she told me. "Sometimes it takes going through something so awful to realize the beauty that is out there in this world." Brain - Author: Sheryl Sandberg
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#4. The simple facts of Chadian life - what it takes to survive in that kind of climate with nothing but a hut and some animals - stunned me. And this made me realize, perhaps for the first time, how easy my life was compared to those of people in less privileged societies. - Author: Alex Honnold
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#5. I've been wanting to sing for a long time. I've been singing all my life, and I've tried different record companies, but it seemed like - it was such a struggle and so hard to get out there. So, I said, 'I'm gonna go on American Idol and see how far it takes me.' - Author: Fantasia Barrino
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#6. I don't want to be the passively alert vegetable in the corner that takes in everything but can't communicate, which I think would suck a lot of life out of my family without giving very much to me. - Author: Tony Judt
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#7. You make mistakes, but I don't have any regrets. I'm the kind of person who takes responsibility for it and deals with it. I learn from everything I do. I work very hard, I have so many things going on in my life. Get to know me and see who I am. - Author: Kim Kardashian
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#8. Love is Chocolate The unprocessed kind. Dark. Bitter. But always with the promise of sweet perfection. All it takes is sugar- that certain someone's kiss, flavored with possibility. If Dani has taught me anything, it's that life is brimming with possibilities. Every single day brings choices. - Author: Ellen Hopkins
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#9. My life has been a gift up to this point, and I've been blessed beyond my wildest imagination. And wherever this ride takes me is where I'm going. - Author: Sean Hannity
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#10. Don't let me hear you say life takes you nowhere, angel. - Author: David Bowie
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#11. Life has now taught me that love for things, like all unrequited love, takes its toll in the long run. - Author: Adolfo Bioy Casares
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#12. The Red God takes what is his, lovely girl. And only death may pay for life. You saved me and the two I was with. You stole three deaths from the Red God. We have to give them back. Speak three names and the man will do the rest. Three lives I will give you - no more, no less, and we're done. - Author: George R R Martin
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#13. Nobody in real life ever takes me seriously. - Author: Jane Haddam
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#14. We're programmed to believe that time is the enemy, that it takes away from us or that it diminishes us. I have found that it's done the opposite to me. Life is in perfect balance. It's just that our perception of it isn't. - Author: Queen Rania Of Jordan
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#15. A friend of mine once told me a month is about how long it takes to begin seeing another person as another person instead of a character making a cameo appearance in your life - Author: Katie Heaney
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#16. Once again, life had a lesson to teach me: It takes years to build up, it takes moments to destroy. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#17. Since I started acting, I always or often find work takes precedence with me. And that is not necessarily a great rule for life. - Author: Chiwetel Ejiofor
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#18. In the decisive moment I won the victory over myself. I chose to live. And believe me, it takes courage to choose life under those circumstances. - Author: Henrik Ibsen
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#19. I can bat in the morning, afternoon, evening, night, on ice, desert, wherever and whenever. It is almost nirvana for me. It takes me away from the stresses of life. - Author: Gautam Gambhir
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#20. Being truthful is a necessity because when I'm not being truthful it takes a toll on me. I don't have any room for it in my life. I don't have an across-the-board opinion on honesty in relationships. But for me, personally, it's paramount. - Author: Dax Shepard
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#21. You have fire, you have soul. Your strength and resilience amaze me. Your gentleness and kindness humble me. Your beauty takes my breath away. If I could have only one thing in this life, it would be you. - Author: Sarah Castille
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#22. Takes birth in me,
also, dies in debris.
I am a Potpourri.

A mix of dead petals,
effusing divine fragrance.
Walking on the journey,
of controversy.

I am a Potpourri. - Author: Jasleen Kaur Gumber
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#23. There are filmmakers like me in different parts of the world that have a story they want to tell, and it's a story that comes out of a certain historical reality within their own life. Then you get committed all the way and however long it takes, stay very committed. - Author: Haile Gerima
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#24. I've never liked watching real-life couples play couples onscreen or onstage. It takes me out of the story. - Author: Antonio Banderas
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#25. Maybe ... in a way, this coffee reminds me of something. Maybe ... maybe only a philosopher or a mad man would make this connection, but it's a little like life. I mean it's powerful going down and that doesn't even take into account the aftertaste, which really takes getting used to. - Author: Bette Greene
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#26. Anything that dims my vision of Christ, or takes away my taste for Bible study, or cramps my prayer life, or makes Christian work difficult, is wrong for me, and I must, as a Christian, turn away from it. - Author: J. Wilbur Chapman
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#27. Of all the people around me, you know best that it takes two to complete a story; it always does - Author: Refaat Alareer
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#28. If you ask me, it's all that schooling. It takes the fun out of life, being cooped up like that day after day ... Books, now that's different. There's nothing like a book to keep you company of a long voyage. - Author: Elizabeth George Speare
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#29. When you take the sires of the cage apart, you do not hurt the bird, but you help it. You let it out of its prison. How do you you know that death does not help me when it takes the wires of my cage down?-that it does not release me, and put me into some better place and better condition of life? - Author: Randolph Sinks Foster
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#30. My main goal in life is to just be happy. I don't compromise my happiness for anything. If I find what makes me happy I'm going to do that. That's really going with the flow of life. As far as like the mainstream stuff, if my destiny takes me there and I end up going that route, then that's fine. - Author: Jhene Aiko
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#31. I keep moving through time and time keeps moving through me. And through that process, life takes shape. The question is what shape it is. I'm not the first person to ask that question, or to see how absurd it is to think there's a real answer. Maybe life's a circle ... - Author: Questlove
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#32. GRIEF TAUGHT ME TO LIVE NUMB. Death takes more than just the one life. It thieves tiny particles from the ones left behind until you feel only half alive. - Author: Kennedy Ryan
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#33. I try to live my life like my father lives his. He always takes care of everyone else first. He won't even start eating until he's sure everyone else in the family has started eating. Another thing: My dad never judges me by whether I win or lose. - Author: Ben Roethlisberger
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#34. Thanks to his willingness to face me, my life takes shape, my path evolves. - Author: Georges St-Pierre
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#35. When life takes me on a new journey, I simply remember the smile my first ballet recital put on my face and I move forward. - Author: Andrea Thompson
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#36. People say, 'You're still breast-feeding, that's so generous.' Generous, no! It gives me boobs and it takes my thighs away! It's sort of like natural liposuction. I'd carry on breast-feeding for the rest of my life if I could. - Author: Helena Bonham Carter
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#37. That is how prison is tearing me up inside. It hurts every day. Every day takes me further from my life. - Author: Jack Henry Abbott
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#38. The sky is the limit. I'm just following where life takes me. It's been an incredible journey. - Author: Christina Aguilera
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#39. My art takes birth when my loneliness becomes my companion ... when I take lives and deaths much personally and work when others play. When I meet myself and find that the truth of life is not the dream of tender age ... but the fire within me that creates the work of art. - Author: Jeet Aulakh
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#40. Tooting my own horn is of no interest to me ... it takes you away from real life. It's a waste, and I don't find a need to sing my own praises. - Author: Paul Stanley
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#41. I have a body too young and a mind full of years. Everything in me has witnessed its own ending. I have lived through nightmares and perished in blissful dreams. What all that's left - eats me from within but still melts me from without, and that is where my humility takes birth. - Author: Akif Kichloo
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#42. Jesus says, "No one takes My life from Me. I lay it down" (John 10:18). - Author: Matt Chandler
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#43. Like a good song, life has verses, the goliards had taught me. Each verse has to be sung. It takes all of them to make a song. It is the entire chanson you name, but when you think of it, when you smile, it is a favorite verse that delights your ears. - Author: James Patterson
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#44. It depends on the book and what else is going on during my life, but it usually takes me about six months to write and revise the first draft. - Author: Janette Rallison
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#45. To write an album takes so much focus and selfish time, to just write and think about your life. For me. Maybe not for other people. - Author: Gwen Stefani
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#46. I could have built the Pyramids with the effort it takes me to cling on to life and reason. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#47. Email is a wonderful thing for people whose role in life is to be on top of things. But not for me; my role is to be on the bottom of things. What I do takes long hours of studying and uninterruptible concentration. - Author: Donald Knuth
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#48. As the baby boomers like me are retiring and getting ready to retire, they will spend whatever it takes - and they're the wealthiest generation in our country - to make themselves live an enjoyable life in their retirement years. - Author: David Rubenstein
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#49. Things happen for a reason. We'll see where life takes me from here. - Author: Buddy Rice
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#50. College is a time in life where you get to know yourself as a player on the pitch and off the pitch. My coaches at USF were instrumental in making me understand the discipline it takes to succeed at the next level. Those were four special years for me. - Author: Jeff Cunningham
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#51. I didn't take the decision [to get married] lightly. I ventured into it realistically. But life takes you places you wouldn't have expected. I'm really content with what was in the cards for me. - Author: Mandy Moore
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#52. Everyone takes a turn, and when it gets to me, I shout out what Jewish people say at times like this: "L'chaim!"

"It means 'to life,'" I explain. And as I say it, I think that maybe this is what I was saying a prayer for back in the cathedral. To life. - Author: Gayle Forman
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#53. No matter where life takes me, you'll find me with a smile. Presumed to be happy, always laughing like a child. I never thought life could be this sweet! It's got me cheesing from cheek to cheek! - Author: Mac Miller
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#54. The sweetness and generosity and politeness and gentleness and humanity of the French had shown me how lovely life can be if one takes time to be friendly. - Author: Julia Child
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#55. You know, Chihiro, darling- all it takes is one little wrong step and you end up feeling frustrated your whole life, like me. - Author: Banana Yoshimoto
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#56. Then tell me Mark, how can I do it? How do I watch her life fade everyday but not hurt? How do I continue to breath, when I know she takes one less breath everyday? Why Mark, Why is this happening to someone so precious? - Author: D. Love
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#57. I knew instinctively that it was the very hardness of life in the desert which drew me back there - it was the same pull which takes men back to the polar ice, to high mountains, and to the sea. - Author: Wilfred Thesiger
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#58. A vast percentage of the human race is literally not wired neurologically to get irony. Well more than half of humanity takes life at face value, which is to me terrifying. - Author: Douglas Coupland
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#59. No body takes you serious until you start making a threat - Author: Just Me
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#60. In my personal life, I will do whatever it takes to make a situation comfortable if I sense - if I'm talking to someone [and] I sense there's a silence, I'll try to fill that gap. It makes me very anxious when things get uncomfortable. - Author: Nathan Fielder
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#61. Helplessness is such a rotten feeling. There's nothing you can do about it. Being helpless is like being paralyzed. It's sickness. The cure calls for a monumental effort to stand up and start walking somewhere, anywhere. But that takes some doing. - Author: Chuck Barris
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#62. Love demands everything, they say, but my love demands only this: that no matter what happens or how long it takes, you'll keep faith in me, you'll remember who we are, and you'll never feel despair. - Author: Ann Brashares
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#63. Into the silence rips a sound that makes me let go of Max's hand and cover my ears. It is like the strafe of a bullet, nails on a chalkboard, promises being broken. It's a note I have never heard - this chord of pure pain - and it takes a moment to realize it is coming from me. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#64. It takes tremendous will to compete in any athletic endeavor, so it meant going to bed early and getting my homework done in advance. I had to sacrifice things, like a social life, to be a skater at 15. But I loved skating so much that it was worth everything to me. - Author: Vera Wang
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#65. I was very lucky. Things happened, both bad and good, but I never got into real, deep trouble. But it wore me down. By the time I was 18, I was done. I didn't want to live the life any more. I needed to develop past the point that busking takes you to. - Author: Madeleine Peyroux
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#66. a poem written for someone special to me, but a woman who I can't be with all the time due to where we are in life right now. Through the distance love can still survive, it just takes a little hard work and stubbornness at time. - Author: Robert Zimmermann
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#67. Forever. Mine. With me. Wherever life takes us. I want my life to be with you. Marry me, Maren. - Author: Maya Banks
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#68. I spend plenty of time in London and it doesn't scare me, but it's a lonely place, even if you've got friends there. My job takes me all around the world, meeting lots of interesting people. But I think if I couldn't get home, if I couldn't get back to what I consider my real life I'd be frightened. - Author: Shirley Henderson
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#69. I think of how life takes unexpected twists and turns, sometimes through sheer happenstance, sometimes through calculated decisions. In the end, it can all be called fate, but to me, it is more a matter of faith. - Author: Emily Giffin
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#70. All of life is faith. Just because something has a label doesn't mean it's always going to match the inside. Trust me. Sometimes it takes more faith to believe the label. - Author: Tara Sue Me
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#71. Everything takes me longer than I expect. It's the sad truth about life. - Author: Donna Tartt
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I believe in the way life works. That which takes care of everything, even the creatures at the bottom of the sea, will take care of me too. - Author: Sirshree
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#73. There is no weakness in crying. If we do not sorrow over what hurts us, how do we ever go past it? I have shed many a tear myself, Barbara Devane, over what life has brought me. Compassion can come from great pain, if you allow it. But compassion takes courage. Bitterness is easier. - Author: Karleen Koen
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#74. In life's small things be resolute and great To keep thy muscle trained; Know'st thou when Fate Thy measure takes, or when she'll say to thee, "I find thee worthy; do this deed for me?" - Author: James Russell Lowell
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#75. So how exactly was I supposed to wrap my head around the whole thing? I wasn't entirely sure I could trust this guy. I mean, this was it? Really? My life ends and some creep in a grungy leather jacket takes me away? No, I couldn't accept that. -Jen - Author: Nessie Strange
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#76. All this was new to me. Life takes us by surprise and orders us to move towards the unknown - even when we don't want to and we think we don't need to. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#77. In the West, for example, people believe they must 'pursue happiness' as if it were some kind of a flighty bird that is always out of reach. In the East, we believe we are born with happiness and one of life's important takes, my mother told me, is to protect it. - Author: Le Ly Hayslip
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#78. So many people condemn me for risk taking, but I find it sort of hypocritical because everybody takes risks. Even the absence of activity could be viewed as a risk. If you sit on the sofa for your entire life, you're running a higher risk of getting heart disease and cancer. - Author: Alex Honnold
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#79. You'll always be home with me. And home for me is wherever you are. No matter where life takes us, as long as we're together, it's all I'll ever ask for. - Author: Maya Banks
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#80. I don't think I could have tackled 'The Pura Principle' until now. It takes me about twenty years to come to term with any difficult period in my life, to get enough of a grasp on it to fictionalize it. - Author: Junot Diaz
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#81. Since that day there is nothing anyone could ever say to convince me that one person cannot change a nation. One person can do unbelievable things. All it takes is that one person who's willing to risk everything to make it happen. - Author: Sam Childers
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#82. No matter where life takes me. Find me with a smile. - Author: Mac Miller
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#83. A voice called out after me, 'life takes us on many divergent paths, and yet we shall meet one more time! Not in the flesh, but in the sun, man's home - Author: Adriana Koulias
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#84. Work takes me away from my wife, Sue, and my life in Santa Barbara. - Author: Jeff Bridges
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#85. The combination of a healthy body and a stable relationship with a self-reliant woman who takes zero shit from me or anyone else has made the continuity of my working life possible. - Author: Stephen King
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#86. My life takes me all over the world, and I know how hard that can be on a relationship. - Author: Drew Barrymore
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#87. What experience has shown me is that it takes your life to become an artist. - Author: Eric Fischl
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#88. To think that my heart and my words and my music saved somebody's life, it takes a while to just sink in with me. But it proves to me that music is powerful. - Author: Josh Turner
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#89. The sea, the majestic sea, breaks everything, crushes everything, cleans everything, takes everything ... from me - Author: Corinne Bailey Rae
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#90. I strike the ground with the soles of my feet and life rises up my legs, spreads up my skeleton, takes possession of me, drives away distress and sweetens my memory. The world trembles. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#91. My job takes up many daylight hours, it wakes me in the still of night and fills my head with ghosts and monsters but I love it, telling stories is what I was born to do. - Author: Ken Scott
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#92. Writing is a way of getting at the things most people would prefer to escape. Writing takes me to the center of life. That's my invitation to my readers as well. - Author: Steven Millhauser
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#93. Reading has always been a major part of my life. It has broadened my world and taken me to places I would otherwise have never seen. Now that I am a hundred years old (this September) it still takes me to the outside world I can no longer visit. - Author: Phyllis A. Whitney
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#94. If you're going to be an artist, all life is your subject. And all your experience is part of your art. A youngster told me recently that he was going to give himself a year to see if he has talent. A year! It takes a lifetime to see if you have it. Painting is total engagement. - Author: Ben Shahn
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#95. I have written a memoir here and there, and that takes its own form of selfishness and courage. However, generally speaking, I have no interest in writing about my own life or intruding in the privacy of those around me. - Author: Peter Carey
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#96. It's funny when you write a song - it's easy for me now - but there's almost a second stage where you take control of the song. You start writing it, and if you're not careful, it just finishes itself and it might not be what you wanted. It's very strange, it takes over itself. It has its own life. - Author: Kate Bush
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#97. I know I've loved you since I took my first breath on this earth. I've been waiting for you my whole life, and I will love you even after this world takes me. - Author: Alexa Riley
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#98. Short stories are wonderful and extremely challenging, and the joy of them, because it only takes me three or four months to write, I can take more risks with them. It's just less of your life invested. - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#99. Evelyn looks at me with purpose. "Do you understand what I'm telling you? When you're given an opportunity to change your life, be ready to do whatever it takes to make it happen. The world doesn't give things, you take things. If you learn one thing from me, it should probably be that. - Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid
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#100. Failure is another emotion I cannot stand to feel, because in adult life I have conditioned myself not to fail at anything. Failure takes me straight back to the feelings of worthlessness I grew up with as a stammering, reclusive little boy. - Author: Jake Wood
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