Taking Too Long Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 88 Quotes About Taking Too Long

#1. Rewilders recognize that as long as empire exists, it will force people into domestication and prevent rewilding from taking place. - Author: Urban Scout
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#2. A long and wicked life followed by five minutes of perfect grace gets you into Heaven. An equally long life of decent living and good works followed by one outburst of taking the name of the lord in vain- then have a heart attack at that moment and be damned for eternity. Is that the system? - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#3. It doesn't matter if you're a size 2 or 22, you can be healthy as long as you're taking care of your body, working out, and telling yourself 'I love you' instead of taking in the negativity of beauty standards. - Author: Ashley Graham
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#4. People are fed up with Labour for taking them for granted for far too long, they are fed up of too much spin, and the people of Dunfermline and West Fife have spoken for the rest of the country with their views on the Labour government. - Author: Willie Rennie
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#5. Tibetans must take full authority and responsibility for developing industry, looking from all different perspectives, taking care of the environment, conserving resources for long-term economic health, and safeguarding the interests of Tibetan workers, nomads, and farmers. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#6. Carrying lockpicks was one bad sign. On the other hand, Owl was taking long enough getting the lock open she almost counted as honest.
"I'm not going to offer to do that," he said. "It'd just annoy you."
"If you do not wish to annoy me, be silent. I'm trying to be quiet about this. - Author: Joanna Bourne
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#7. Unilever, Nestle and SAB Miller are all taking a long-term approach to investing in sustainable resource consumption. Each is driving through better resource management, which is expected to yield positive returns in the future. - Author: Jacob Rothschild
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#8. It's funny to think that Anson and I were here, in this same place, together all that time ago, and now here we are again. It makes me feel good, makes me feel that perhaps everything doesn't just disappear, that some things are circling back, taking the long way, but circling back towards me. - Author: Helen Humphreys
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#9. This book is about fighting back. The dominant culture -civilization- is killing the planet, and it is long past time for those of us who care about life on earth to begin taking the actions necessary to stop this culture from destroying every living thing. - Author: Derrick Jensen
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#10. In Cuba, taking into account the long fight for our independence and sovereignty, we will defend the one-party system in the face of the games, demagogy and the marketing of politics. - Author: Raul Castro
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#11. The only one taking a risk here is me, if I get too attached to you.
It's not risky for you, as long as you're not confused either."
"I'm not."
"Of course you aren't." A small smile played on Balthazar's lips. - Author: Claudia Gray
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#12. I have long been aware that when an independent intellectual stands up to an autocratic state, step one toward freedom is often a step into prison. Now I am taking that step; and true freedom is that much nearer. - Author: Liu Xia
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#13. So long as the product is sold, everything is taking its regular course from the standpoint of the capitalist producer. - Author: Karl Marx
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#14. Houston, that may have seemed like a very long final phase. The autotargeting was taking us right into a ... crater, with a large number of big boulders and rocks ... and it required ... flying manually over the rock field to find a reasonably good area. - Author: Neil Armstrong
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#15. Sometimes you can incubate a character and that can take me a month just sitting on it imagining it, doing everything from sketching it to taking long walks, but sometimes you can see the character immediately. A lot of it is instinctive. - Author: Rebecca Hall
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#16. The only thing that would deter me at the moment would be the idea of doing one thing for a very long time. There is no doubt in my mind that television is an incredibly auspicious medium right now. It's where a lot of the serious acting is taking place. - Author: Simon Pegg
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#17. It's that Romney is taking advantage of the government's 'free stuff,' too, and has been profiting from it handsomely for a long, long time - even as he rails about the 'free stuff' that the government provides other people. - Author: Jennifer Granholm
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#18. Applaud to those who withstand the shards of compromise. May laurel leaves sit on your head, and life-long pride be yours for the taking. - Author: Popo Santos
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#19. She had found in the past that a voluptuously long, hot shower cold be made to seem almost as health-giving as a night's sleep; she had learned too that taking exquisite pains over the selection and putting-on of clothes could sometimes be as good a way as any of helping the hours to pass. - Author: Richard Yates
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#20. Criticism involves taking a position, Mr. Day. How long has it been since you took a considered position on anything important? - Author: Allan Dare Pearce
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#21. In the early days of picture-taking, the exposure shutter had to stay open for a long time, so you had to stay really still. - Author: Eve Plumb
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#22. Empowerment is something that happens throughout your healing, as courage and success in facing your memories build your self-esteem. Some of the strengths you get from taking on your buried memories does not show up in your life until long after the resolution has been achieved. - Author: Renee Fredrickson
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#23. Knights don't cry."
"They certainly do," said the Comandante, taking the boy's hand, "but only when they are clean and dressed, and wearing shoes. Do you think you can wait that long?"
"I'll do my best. - Author: Anne Fortier
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#24. As he slowed his speed, in reverence to his home, he noticed the long row of trees lining each side of the drive had started to bloom; adding to the beauty of the landscape. As long as he lived, taking the winding drive to the house would always warm his heart and feel like home. - Author: Alex Morgan
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#25. I truly believe that capitalism was created to help people live better lives, but sadly over the years it has lost its way a bit. The short-term focus on profit has driven most businesses to forget about the important long-term role they have in taking care of people and the planet. - Author: Richard Branson
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#26. I kept thinking I was always going to meet the right man, but I never did. Kept waiting for this knight in shining armour. 'When's he coming? He's taking a long time, isn't he?' - Author: Samantha Fox
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#27. I'm an introvert ... I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky. - Author: Audrey Hepburn
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#28. Life is a long boring drive on an empty road punctuated by special moments that make the journey worth taking. - Author: Chloe Thurlow
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#29. It's hard to believe that you did so many drugs for so long. That's what I find really hard. And didn't really consider it. It was eating and drinking and taking drugs and having sex. It was just part of life. - Author: Mick Jagger
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#30. Tick tock? I didn't care how long he thought it was taking me to get to the beach, I was not crashing my new car by rushing. - Author: Emma Doherty
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#31. I have to always make sure I don't stay in one place and spend too much time one subject. I have my wife tell me [through an earpiece], "Come back! You're taking too long on that subject." I need to be reeled in. - Author: Mike Tyson
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#32. Domesticity was meat and drink to Mouse, and she liked taking care of people. She had done it for so long that it had become a habit with her. - Author: Helen Kieran Reilly
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#33. And for myself, I think for the present He is calling me to another land; but how long shall be my abode, or what employment He has for me there, I know not, for I cannot think He is taking me there to live and lurk only. - Author: Donald Cargill
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#34. The ratio of successful shots is one in God-knows-how-many. Sometimes you'll get several in one contact sheet, and sometimes it's none for days. But as long as you go on taking pictures, you're likely to get a good one at some point. - Author: Elliott Erwitt
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#35. I would never complain about 'One Day' taking off, but it made me painfully self-conscious for a long time. - Author: David Nicholls
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#36. I was looking for the meaning of life when I was in college. And my deal with my dad was as long as I was taking a full course load, then he would pay. And the times that I wasn't taking a full course load, then I was off the dole and I was working. - Author: John Mackey
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#37. I want to stand on the foundation of ethics and morals when the world around me would assault that foundation with all of its collective might, and in the standing I want to stand on the truth that that foundation will stand long after everything that has assailed it has itself has ceased to stand. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#38. I'm in a period of growth and expansion. I'm taking long, hard looks at the world and what's happening in it, analyzing and thinking. I'm trying to become acquainted with the universe - with the part of it I occupy - and trying to settle, for myself, what my relationship with it is. - Author: Gene Roddenberry
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#39. Believing in yourself and what you do is so important. It took me a long time to find that confidence. If you're an artist and you're taking risks, then you're doing something right if some people don't get it. - Author: Kate Voegele
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#40. We need to learn how to honor and use a practice for as long as it serves us. - Author: Jack Kornfield
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#41. Working away from my husband for long periods is good and bad. It stops us taking each other for granted and gives us space, but I miss him terribly. - Author: Helen Mirren
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#42. One of the greatest challenges in creating a joyful, peaceful and abundant life is taking responsibility for what you do and how you do it. As long as you can blame someone else, be angry with someone else, point the finger at someone else, you are not taking responsibility for your life. - Author: Iyanla Vanzant
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#43. I suppose if you take enough slim chances, you are bound to create success out of one if you stick with it long enough. Either way, imagine what you might be able to learn in the process - about the work, and yes, of yourself too. - Author: Chris Hill
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#44. Zarek
shrugged, taking it in stride. "I'm an asshole. I admit it. I've been
going to weekly Assholes Anonymous meetings, but it takes a long time to undo a
few thousand years of habit. And to think you have even more years to undo than
me." -ZAREK - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#45. as long as you can give people the freedom to disagree, reject, dislike, and oppose you without taking it personally or allowing it to weaken your resolve, you will tap into a new source of power that few men ever realize in their lifetime. I - Author: Bruce Bryans
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#46. Ah, Lord Northcliff, how well you look this afternoon!"
"Thank you. I feel well indeed."
Taking Amy's hand, he held it in both of his. "As long as my princess is nigh. - Author: Christina Dodd
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#47. So long and take it easy, because if you start taking things seriously, it is the end of you. - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#48. You must understand, young Hobbit, it takes a long time to say anything in Old Entish. And we never say anything unless it is worth taking a long time to say. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#49. A great symphony is a man-made Mississippi down which we irresistibly flow from the instant of our leave-taking to a long forseen destination. - Author: Aaron Copland
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#50. He smirked at me. "Channel Hog," he said. "Biggest goddamned hammerhead shark known to man. Over twenty feet long, and always hungry. I truly would not recommend taking a swim out there, buddy. - Author: Jeff Lindsay
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#51. You're unstoppable as long as you keep taking the next step. - Author: Beverly K. Bachel
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#52. History ... shows that even seemingly miraculous advances are in fact the result of many people taking small steps together over a long period of time. - Author: Paul Rogat Loeb
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#53. I began taking liberties a long time ago; now it is standard practice for most directors to ignore the rules. - Author: Michelangelo Antonioni
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#54. Hey, if you'd wanted to avoid 'this,' you shouldn't have lured me last night. Now it's too late. You might as well avoid the long, drawn-out pain and get it over with quickly. Sort of like taking off a Band-Aid. Or cutting off a limb."
"Wow, who says there's no romance left in the world? - Author: Richelle Mead
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#55. It is a lovely language,but it takes a very long time to say anything in it,unless it is worth taking a long time to say,and to listen to.
-Treebeard/Fangorn - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#56. I learn a great deal by merely observing you, and letting you talk as long as you please, and taking note of what you do not say. - Author: T. S. Eliot
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#57. There is no such thing as preaching patience into people, unless the sermon is so long that they have to practice it while they hear. No man can learn patience except by going out into the hurlyburly world, and taking life just as it blows. Patience is but lying to, and riding out the gale. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#58. Physics is becoming so unbelievably complex that it is taking longer and longer to train a physicist. It is taking so long, in fact, to train a physicist to the place where he understands the nature of physical problems that he is already too old to solve them. - Author: Eugene Paul Wigner
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#59. Hot soup at table is very vulgar; it either leads to an unseemly mode of taking it, or keeps people waiting too long whilst it cools. Soup should be brought to table only moderately warm. - Author: Charlie Day
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#60. When you fuse Christianity with power, it isn't long before Christians start imposing the cross on others rather than taking it up for themselves. - Author: Andrew Sullivan
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#61. When I first met him (Michael) at the beginning of the year and found out that I would have to be his lab partner in bio and the year-long series of projects in AP English, I seriously considered taking night school classes and getting a GED just to avoid him. - Author: Stephanie Wardrop
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#62. I pace myself by taking a week-long vacation every four months. - Author: Marissa Mayer
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#63. Well, we all age, but I'd been taking herbal supplements for a long time. - Author: Frankie Avalon
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#64. It is better to act too quickly than it is to wait too long. - Author: Jack Welch
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#65. If your novel seems to be dragging, one of the first places to look is at the heart of your lead character. Is he giving up too easily? Has she been taking it too long? Are there too many scenes where he's thinking and not doing? - James Scott Bell - Author: Anonymous
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#66. I think that when you're taking pictures with my principles, you can try anything. Dare to do a lot of things - dare with sexuality, dare to break taboos as long as it remains photogenic. As long as I find an elegance and beauty in it, I am not afraid to tackle anything. - Author: Carine Roitfeld
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#67. I think the violence is important. It all depends on the genre. Rambo was ultra-violent, and I think it worked. You have to give Stallone credit. You have to respect him for taking that shot, and taking the violence all the way. He was the first one to do that in a long time. It fricking worked. - Author: Dolph Lundgren
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#68. The idealism and adorability of Rob Lowe and Bradley Whitford had made me long for a civic-minded beau who is constantly making long, important speeches and taking principled stands. - Author: Mindy Kaling
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#69. Globalization requires taking a broad contextual and long-term view. - Author: Helen Fisher
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#70. I told people I was taking a gap year, but the truth was that I wanted to do nothing, absolutely nothing, for as long as possible, maybe for the rest of my life. - Author: Tana French
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#71. I'm not one of those kind of people who does the observational 'Hey, don't you hate it when you're at the grocery store and the line's long and the cash register starts taking too long.' I don't really do that kind of stuff. I'm heavy on persona, and I do a lot of interacting with the audience. - Author: Judah Friedlander
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#72. When we get impatient because something is taking too long, we should remember that Life waits on us a thousand times more than we wait on Life. - Author: Laura Teresa Marquez
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#73. Beware, therefore, lest thou strive too earnestly after some desire which thou hast conceived, without taking counsel of Me; lest haply it repent thee afterwards, and that displease thee which before pleased, and for which thou didst long as for a great good. - Author: Thomas A Kempis
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#74. We were criticized throughout that investigation for being too thorough, for taking too long. But time has proved the correctness of that approach. - Author: Ken Starr
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#75. This fight is not going to be over in 10 minutes or 10 weeks; there's no quick solution. If you think it's taking too long, remember, God is with you. - Author: James MacDonald
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#76. I sometimes get hassled for using the term "fat" but I also use the term "crazy" to describe myself and I'm fine with that because I'm taking those words back. I'm also taking "sexy" back because, frankly, Justin Timberlake has had it too long and he doesn't even need it. - Author: Jenny Lawson
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#77. Pigpen says your brothers think we're taking too long. - Author: Katie McGarry
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#78. Taking his cup, the soldier had stared at her for a long moment and said, 'Don't stand in the sun-- you'll get too dark" (141). - Author: Katherine Boo
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#79. WikiLeaks serves as a back-up for those who want to tell the truth about the inner workings of government when the mainstream media is not willing or taking too long to publish. - Author: Daniel Ellsberg
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#80. Once I started getting mainstream people to my shows, I realized we were taking too many solos, and they were too long. I started gauging when people were going on their iPhones. - Author: Robert Glasper
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#81. My first draft is always way too long; my books start out with delusions of 'War and Peace' - and must be gently disabused. My editor is brilliant at taking me to the point where I do all the necessary cutting on my own. I like to say she's a midwife rather than a surgeon. - Author: Julia Glass
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#82. I really am super lazy and doing long hair, especially mine, is a big pain in the butt. It's filled with cowlicks and kinks and curls and frizz - and it was taking too much time in the morning. - Author: Ginnifer Goodwin
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#83. All those years, what I did for them ... And they didn't try to stop you from taking me. There it was, the giant pain that cracked me in two if I thought about it too long. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#84. After the successful but disastrous raid on Mount Weather, he's facing the impossible. Katy is gone. Taken. Everything becomes about finding her. Taking out anyone who stands in his way? Done. Burning down the whole world to save her? Gladly. Exposing his alien race to the world? With pleasure. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#85. I think the biggest problem we have is taking too long over things. Not in terms of getting it right, but sometimes we do things quickly that are really good. - Author: Colin Greenwood
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#86. You run the risk, whenever you build your story around a central mystery, of either letting it go too long, or revealing it too soon and then taking the wind out of the sails of the narrative. - Author: Jeff Lemire
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#87. I think, taking too long to work on a record, you sort of lose some of the feeling, so I write as fast as I can; it's just this manic phase where I'm by myself and or on tour, and I write, and I write. - Author: John Darnielle
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#88. He couldn't say the words, had spent too long in Silence, but he'd learned other ways to speak. Taking the paperweight she'd knocked off her desk out of his pocket, he put it in her hands. It's fixed. As long as you don't mind more than a few scars. - Author: Nalini Singh
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