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#1. He was no longer quite sure whether anything he had ever thought or felt was truly his own property, or whether his thoughts were merely a common part of the world's store of ideas which had always existed ready-made and which people only borrowed, like books from a library. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#2. Yes, it's crazy. Love is either crazy or it's nothing at all. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#3. Breaking News: I am still standing! - Author: Milan Jed
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#4. Ned: I figured it was time for a picnic by the menagerie.
Jenny: And you brought me? Why not take the woman you're marrying?
Ned: She's grown up with the Duke of Ware. Lions seem less ferocious. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#5. It's hard to live with people willing to send you to exile or death. It's hard to become intimate with them. It's hard to love them. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#6. Why did you do it? Give up everything to raise another man's son?'
His father did look up at that. 'I didn't raise another man's son,' he said sharply. 'I raised my own. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#7. I think that's when I understood that you only ruined my life because my life needed ruining. Because the life you rejected demanded that I spend all my time telling my daughter to be less and my son to be more. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#8. All predictions are wrong, that's one of the few certainties granted to mankind. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#9. Each interpreted the other's words in his own way, and the lived in perfect harmony, the perfect solidarity of perfect Mutual misunderstanding. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#10. [ ... ] when it's a question of wahre Liebe, true love, the beloved hardly matters. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#11. A worker may be the hammer's master, but the hammer still prevails. A tool knows exactly how it is meant to be handled, while the user of the tool can only have an approximate idea. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#12. She cast Oliver a hard glance. "If one of us is arrested, we've all committed to being taken to the station." "Free." He rubbed his eyes. "Anna Marie Higgins - she's the lady over there in the sailor hat - she's been taken to the station thirteen times already. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#13. Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that's beautiful. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#14. If God's masons built real walls, I doubt we'd be able to destroy them. But instead of walls all I see is backdrops, sets. And sets are made to be destroyed. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#15. In spite of their love, they had made each other's life a hell. The fact that they loved each other was merely proof that the fault lay not in themselves, in their behavior or inconstancy of feeling, but rather in their incompatibility: he was strong and she was weak. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#16. I adhere to the law of chastity because I don't believe in pushing women. That's what it means to be a man. I don't hurt others simply to make myself feel superior. Gossip can ruin a woman as surely as unchaste behavior. True men don't indulge in either. We don't need to. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#17. It's not your enemies who condemn you to solitude, it's your friends - Author: Milan Kundera
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#18. I've spent a lot of years living with normal people. If I take a private jet to go to a meeting in Milan, well, that's my business; I can do it. But I don't live for it. - Author: Brunello Cucinelli
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#19. The young man called the waiter and paid. Then he got up and said to the girl: 'We're going.'
Where to?' The girl feigned surprise.
Don't ask, just come on,' said the young man.
Is that any way to talk to me?'
It's the way I talk to whores. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#20. But deep down she said to herself, Franz may be strong, but his strength is directed outward; when it comes to the people he lives with, the people he loves, he's weak. Franz's weakness is called goodness. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#21. Miranda, how in God's name did you end up here?"
"Well," Miranda said. "It's a sweet tale, about kittens and puppies and rainbows and love. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#22. Family isn't a matter of history. Or biology," he said softly. "It's a matter of choice. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#23. Took Amanda's hand. "Sisters," she repeated. "I walked away from you years ago. I'll be damned if I let you stand alone today. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#24. A novel that does not uncover a hitherto unknown segment of existence is immoral. Knowledge is the novel's only morality. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#25. I'd never stop traveling, and I love bringing my family along with me. My children have points of reference everywhere, friends from Milan to Los Angeles. I think it's really fun for them. - Author: Valeria Mazza
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#26. In Paris, choosing a dress is a monumental decision. In Milan, it's a kick. - Author: Chris Dee
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#27. So this is love:
the Sculptor's chisel.
And stone, which in its whole life
does not utter a single word,
suddenly sings. - Author: Milan Rufus
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#28. Humanity's true moral test, its fundamental test, consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect humankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#29. #Note: There is a wonder to life. Pursue it. Hunt for it. Your goal is not to live long ... it's to live! - Author: Milan Jed
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#30. He'd wanted to make her into nothing because that's what he'd done to himself. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#31. Free huffed. "It's hardly my fault you made a hero of my father."
"No," he said softly. "But every bloody time I convince myself I ought to walk away from you ... "
"Well," she said simply, "you wouldn't have that problem if you stopped convincing yourself of stupid things. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#32. In the past we used to come over to see what was going on in London or Paris or Milan or wherever - it's pretty much the same stuff everywhere [now], and people are wearing the same things, because it's all instantaneous with the Internet. - Author: Paul Weller
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#33. There's always another weapon to hand, if only you look. - Author: Victor Milan
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#34. Certainty. Life's last and kindest gift. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#35. No one can do a thing about feelings, they exist and there's no way to censor them. We can reproach ourselves for some action, for a remark, but not for a feeling, quite simply because we have no control at all over it. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#36. Our dreams prove that to imagine - to dream about things that have not happened - is among mankind's deepest needs. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#37. The novel's spirit is the spirit of complexity ... The novel's spirit is the spirity of continuity ... a thing made to last, to connect the past with the future. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#38. It's interesting how much you can tell about someone from their friends. - Author: Lindsey Kelk
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#39. P.O. Box Love is a wonderfully engrossing and romantic novel that takes the reader from Milan to New York and back again through the letters Federico and Emma mail to each other. Paola Calvetti's book will captivate your mind and steal your heart."

Isabella Rossellini - Author: Paola Calvetti
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#40. You said that I didn't notice people like you." His voice lowers. His eyes are relentlessly blue, and they cut into me. "That's completely false. You've never been invisible to me. I saw you the first day we crossed paths, and I've been seeing you ever since. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#41. In the love poetry of every age, the woman longs to be weighed down by the man's body. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#42. But then he told himself: What does it really mean to be useful? Today's world, just as it is, contains the sum of the utility of all people of all times. Which implies: The highest morality consists in being useless. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#43. True human goodness, in all its purity and freedom, can come to the fore only when its recipient has no power. Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which is deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#44. Living, there is no happiness in that. Living: carrying one's painful self through the world.
But being, being is happiness. Being: Becoming a fountain, a fountain on which the universe falls like warm rain. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#45. Why you like photography so much? Because it's just the camera and me showing everyone else what we can see. It's telling stories. - Author: Lindsey Kelk
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#46. The novel is not the author's confession; it is an investigation of human life in the trap the world has become - Author: Milan Kundera
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#47. What's the matter?" he asked
"nothing"
"what do you want me to do for you?"
"i want you to be old. ten years older. twenty years older"
what she meant was: i want you to be weak. as weak as i am. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#48. He thought: that's certainly how it starts. One day a person puts his legs up on a bench, then night comes and he falls asleep. That's how it happens that one fine day a person joins the tramps and turns into one of them. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#49. And think about the precise meaning of that term: a Narcissus is not proud. A proud man has disdain for other people, he undervalues them. The Narcissus overvalues them, because in every person's eyes he sees his own image, and wants to embellish it. So he takes nice care of all his mirrors. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#50. Oh, all that was so far away, almost forgotten. But during her mother's five-day stay in Paris, that feeling of inferiority, of weakness, of dependency came over her again. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#51. I sometimes have the feeling that her entire life was merely a continuation of her mother's, much as the course of a ball on the billiard table is merely the continuation of the player's arm movement. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#52. The novelist's ambition is not to do something better than his predecessors but to see what they did not see, say what they did not say. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#53. Leo [Messi] is the best player of all time - better than Pele, Maradona or Cruyff. There have been some great teams in history - Pele's Brazil, Cruyff's Ajax, Sacchi's Milan - but in the past 20 years this Barcelona team is the best. - Author: Xavi
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#54. Robert was good at many things. Communicating with women was not one of them. "That's not what I meant," he muttered. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#55. My favorite thing about Milan is that you see these guys, and it's as if a spaceship came out of the most attractive planet invented and just dropped them off all across the city. - Author: Brad Goreski
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#56. Her lips found his and a stab of exquisite desire shot through him. This is what he's been waiting for all this time. Not a stolen embrace. A gift, freely given. One that he would keep forever in some small part of his soul. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#57. What he did succeed in seeing behind him in his mind's eye was tiny, compressed like a closed accordion. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#58. It's not so easy for us when we play teams who have a different mindset, like Chelsea or Inter Milan, because they have the intention of trying to stop us rather than playing a game that is more attractive for the spectators to enjoy. - Author: Lionel Messi
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#59. The crematory fire is the only way our bodies can escape them. It's the absolute death. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#60. Tomas lived under the hypnotic spell cast by the excruciating beauty of Tereza's dreams. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#61. And I know, despite all the constellations placed in the sky as warning, why all those Greek maidens gave it up in the end. It's because all the pain is worth it for this one moment. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#62. He was a throwback to a lady's old romantic notion of how a man should act. [Giovanni Tempesta] - Author: Vincent B. "Chip" LoCoco
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#63. Mankind's real moral test, a test so radical and so deep that it escapes our gaze, is probably the one of its relations with those that are the most at its mercy; the Animals. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#64. You're perfectly right. There's no two ways about it. When you leave, it will slay me. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#65. Mussolini and his lover were brought back to Milan and hung upside-down like fowls. - Author: Catherine McNamara
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#66. Maybe that's what I have been looking for. When storms and rockslides threaten, I am looking for someone who will hold on to me and not let go. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#67. To take seriously something so unserious means to lose all one's own seriousness - Author: Milan Kundera
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#68. When someone else's safety and acceptance in society is on the line, your personal discomfort comes in a very distant second. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#69. The rediscovered path, where were left the traces of childhood's lost steps. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#70. Therein lies the power of culture: it redeems horror by transforming it into existential wisdom. If the spirit of the trial succeeds in annihilating this century's culture, nothing will remain of us but a memory of its atrocities sung by a chorus of children. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#71. What would one do if one were forced to choose between saving an innocent child's life or engaging in unchaste behavior? This is, after all, the choice that some unfortunate women are put to - sell their bodies, or see their children starve. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#72. He goes on reading, and remembers nothing. So what has this stranger come to tell him? To remind him that he used to live here under Josef's name? - Author: Milan Kundera
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#73. Sometimes I wish that this quest had not come to me. Justice is an impossible beast to track. The trail is lonely, and she offers no reward when she's caught but the promise of another hunt. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#74. not even one's own pain weigh so heavy as the pain one feels with someone , for someone - Author: Milan Kundera
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#75. People constantly make the mistake of comparing London with New York, Milan and Paris and that's not what it's about. London has its own fashion identity. You come here to find the next Alexander McQueen or John Galliano. - Author: Anna Wintour
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#76. Just as someone in pain is linked by his groans to the present moment (and is entirely outside past and future), so someone bursting out in such ecstatic laughter is without memory and desire, for he is emitting his shout into the world's present moment and wishes to know only that. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#77. ...Perhaps New York's unintentional beauty is much richer and more varied than the excessively strict and composed beauty of human design. But it's not our European beauty. It's an alien world. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#78. Over the years, everyone stumbles. That's why I'll be here for you - and you'll be there for me. I don't expect perfection. I want you, and you're a thousand times better. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#79. In Tereza's eyes, books were the emblems of a secret brotherhood - Author: Milan Kundera
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#80. I'm not stubborn," Ash said. "I'm right. There's a difference. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#81. She knew that there were all kinds of ways to make a conquest and that one of the surest roads to a woman's genitals was through her sadness. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#82. Canada is not so much a country as a clothesline nearly 4,000 miles long. St John's in Newfoundland is closer to Milan, Italy than to Vancouver. - Author: Simon Hoggart
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#83. Kate had dressed for battle, donning her finest pink muslin morning dress. With lace at her wrists and mother-of-pearl buttons at her throat, instead of that itchy servant's cloak, she felt capable of matching wits with anyone. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#84. And she thinks, almost joyfully, that it's fine this way because the truth is finally revealed: she feels no need to understand him or to have him understand her. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#85. You see, I'm not really left-handed."

"No!" Robert and Oliver spike together in joint outrage.

Sebastian's eyes widened. "An infidel! Stone him!" He looked wildly around, found a scrap of paper on the floor, and hurled it ineffectually at him. "Die, fiend, die! - Author: Courtney Milan
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#86. That's how it is: even in the throes of death, man is always on stage. And even 'the plainest' of them, the least exhibitionist, because it's not always the man himself who climbs on stage. If he doesn't do it, someone will put him there. That is his fate as a man. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#87. Missions are stupid, Tereza. I have no mission. No one has. And it's a terrific relief to realize you're free, free of all missions. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#88. To die; to decide to die; that's much easier for an adolescent than for an adult. What? Doesn't death strip an adolescent of a far larger portion of future? Certainly it does, but for a young person, the future is a remote, abstract, unreal thing he doesn't really believe in. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#89. Of course; a nurse wouldn't have been quite so bold in her speech. Not to a duke's heir. Not even to a wealthy tradesman who held the power of her employment in his too-large hands. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#90. No day's too fair to die on, nor too foul either. - Author: Victor Milan
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#91. Best not to dream, dear. If you don't, there's nothing that can be taken from you. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#92. Biographers know nothing about the intimate sex lives of their own wives, but they think they know all about Stendhal's or Faulkner's. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#93. If I've learned anything, it's that we know next to nothing. Disease is a mystery. Health is inscrutable. The body itself is scarcely understood; we can only examine the secrets of the dead. And in all that dark ignorance, we're sometimes granted a rare moment of illumination. The truth is a gift. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#94. When someone falls," Mark said, "you don't throw her back down in the dirt. You offer her a hand up. It's the Christian thing to do. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#95. I was in Paris, Milan and London from '89 until '91, and I did mostly runway modeling. I know there's so many people out there looking for pictures, but this was way before the age of the Internet, sorry! - Author: Carla Hall
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#96. A man must claim responsibility for his own temptation, and not pin it on the woman who arouses him. It's a gown, Sir Mark. Not even one of my more daring ones. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#97. You see, I'm not some shiny bauble to be strung onto a necklace and displayed for all the world to see. I'm too proud to ever be anyone's conquest. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#98. If it must be done, it's best done bravely. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#99. How was she to reconcile men's desire with the desire to be beautiful in their eyes? At first she had tried for a compromise (desperate journeys abroad, where nobody knew her and no indiscretion could betray her); then, later on, she had gone radical and sacrificed her erotic life to her beauty. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#100. The eye the point where a person's identity is concentrated. - Author: Milan Kundera
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