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#1. A barrier for me - which has been both a strength and a weakness - has been my taste. The kind of things I'm interested in aren't always mainstream. - Author: Randa Haines
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#2. There are stories I'd like to tell, I'd like to see, and they're not getting made. These stories are beyond the experience of the people in power. They don't understand it, so they're frightened of it. - Author: Randa Haines
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#3. The hijab, or sikh turban, or Jewish skullcap are all explicit symbols, but they do not represent a threat or affront to others, and have no bearing on the competence, skills and intelligence of a person. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#4. There is more to this hijab than the whole modesty thing. These girls are strangers to me but I know that we all felt an amazing connection, a sense that this cloth binds us in some kind of universal sisterhood. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#5. You? Nervous? Man, you've got more balls than any girl I've ever known!'
'You've known some weird girls, then, I say, raising an eyebrow at him. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#6. When it comes to the hijab - why to wear it, whether to wear it, how to wear it - there is theology and then there is practice, and there is huge diversity in both. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#7. I'm always drawn to stories about characters who are somewhat isolated inside themselves by their inability to communicate in some way. That's what interested me about 'Children of a Lesser God.' - Author: Randa Haines
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#8. As a director, you're looking for ways to tell the story with the whole image and not primarily dialogue. - Author: Randa Haines
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#9. The easiest way for readers to connect with characters and feel sympathy is to make the character entertaining, sympathetic and likeable. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#10. Most Muslim women know it is fear and curiosity that cause people to stare. They know it is ignorance and stereotypes that cause people to suppose that a piece of material covering the hair strips a woman of the ability to speak English, pursue a career, work a remote control. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#11. Because I had a lot of emotional upheaval in my life, I'm attracted to stories about characters whose lives are full of wounds and secrets. I'm not interested in who's going to ask me to the prom. I never went to a prom. - Author: Randa Haines
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#12. Death, Randa thought, elevated people. - Author: Kelly Braffet
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#13. A woman's body is her body and what she wears or does not wear is her choice. Get over it and move on. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#14. She couldn't steal herself back from Randa only to give herself away again - belong to another person, be answerable to another person, build her very being around another person. - Author: Kristin Cashore
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#15. We have to choices in this world; we either try to survive or to give up. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#16. Yeah, don't you take a break?'
'I don't have time for breaks.'
'That's the whole point of a break. When you've got no time, you need a break. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#17. And it's when I'm standing there this morning, in my PJs and a hijab, next to my mum and my dad, kneeling before God, that I feel a strange sense of calm. I feel like nothing can hurt me, and nothing else matters. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#18. What's the good of being true to your religion on the outside, if you don't change what's on the inside,were it really counts ? - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#19. I like to look at 'A Place in the Sun' every now and get inspired by it. - Author: Randa Haines
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#20. It was hard to follow my dreams ... I didn't let anything stop me. - Author: Randa Markos
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#21. A doctor is not a mechanic. A car doesn't react with a mechanic, but a human being does. - Author: Randa Haines
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#22. THINGS TO DO THIS SUMMER
1. Make Father Mickey lose his black Irish temper.
2. Wear a turtleneck, take in a deep breath and get strangled.
3. Mary Lane takes the picture.
4. Practice getting away.
5. Sally puts the pedal to the metal.
6. Randa Rhonda Rendezvous - Author: Lesley Kagen
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#23. The one-eyed is always beauty in the land of the blind. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#24. You never feel good when you lie. It doesn't matter how much you want something, if you lie to somebody you love, and they actually, sincerely believe you, you feel like a cockroach that needs some serious Raid action. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#25. That's when this warm feeling buzzes through you and you smile to yourself, knowing God's watching you, knowing that He knows you're trying to be strong to please Him. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#26. It seems Palestinians can't win. The language of peace negotiations has always been predicated on a representation that Palestinians are violent and that is why Israel behaves as it does. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#27. My family are observant Muslims, but I've come to the faith through an intellectual conviction, and that's something that they've taught me. It's never been forced upon me. They've given me a very strong identity as an Australian Muslim. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#28. I wasn't rebellious. Other friends had far stricter parents and where there wasn't a relationship of respect and communication, they were usually the opposite; kids go to the other extreme. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#29. I've gone for long stretches without working. I remember many times peeking into my checkbook to see if any money was left. - Author: Randa Haines
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#30. If you and I had a relationship, and I like to dance and you don't, will that affect our relationship? If I push you and push you, maybe you'll learn to dance, but more likely, that will move you away from me. - Author: Randa Haines
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#31. Life isn't like the movies. People don't change overnight. people don't go from arrogant and self-righteous to ashamed and remorseful. They don't suddenly give in when they've spent years taking out. No doesn't magically become a Yes. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#32. I couldn't stop bawling, watching the towers come down. it was a terrible thing to happen. And a terrible thing to realize that I don't sit though the nigh crying when such horrors happen all the time. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#33. We are, at almost every point of our day, immersed in cultural diversity: faces, clothes, smells, attitudes, values, traditions, behaviours, beliefs, rituals. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#34. I've always loved writing, and the impulse for me is storytelling. I don't sit down and think: 'What political message can I sell?' I love the creativity of it. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#35. To adapt a play into a movie, you have to change it. - Author: Randa Haines
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#36. Too many people look at it as though it (the hijab) has bizarre powers sewn into its microfibers. Powers that transform Muslim girls into UCOs (Unidentified Covered Objects), which turn Muslim girls from an 'us' to a 'them. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#37. Are you still doing that crap?" I ask.
"You can't even do it properly," Eileen says.
"Just a matter of practice," Simone says.
"Wow! Practicing how to poison yourself and make your breath reek like the fart of a seagull!" Eileen cries. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#38. Religious celebrations, and the good will, high spirits and generosity that mark them, are wonderful occasions for understanding the potential of 'everyday multiculturalism', and how people from diverse faiths can connect and show they care, rather than go down parallel, sometimes hostile, roads. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#39. She couldn't have him, and there was no mistaking it. She could never be his wife. She could not steal herself back from Randa only to give herself away again- belong to another person, be answerable to another person, build her very being around another person. No matter how she loved him. - Author: Kristin Cashore
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#40. Don't limit yourself and don't let anyone put a limit on your potential. - Author: Randa Markos
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#41. It is time Australian Muslims stop being treated as negotiable citizens in their own country. It is time people stop 'tolerating' us, presuming some right to decide if we have a place in our own home. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#42. If I like a book, I tend to read the author's entire collection. But I choose mainly through personal recommendations, general word of mouth and book reviews. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#43. Follow your dreams, don't let anybody hold you back. - Author: Randa Markos
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#44. One of the first serious attempts I made to write a novel was when I was in Grade 6 and I had read 'Matilda.' I wrote my own version and my teacher had it bound and permitted me to read it to the class - cementing my love of reading, writing and Roald Dahl! - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#45. It's very scary to turn things down, but a project has to really mean something to me. I'm not interested in making a lot of money. - Author: Randa Haines
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#46. Normal. She wasn't normal. A girl Graced with killing, a royal thug? A girl who didn't want the husbands Randa pushed on her, perfectly handsome and thoughtful men, a girl who panicked at the thought of a baby at her breast, or clinging to her ankles. - Author: Kristin Cashore
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#47. Yes, Simone, he is mentally unstable for being attracted to you. call the men in white suits. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#48. I just don't know what I'd do without a brain, Simone!" I say. "I mean, what's a person without one? - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#49. That's why when Peter started talking to me in homeroom this morning, i soaked up his attention like a doughnut dipped in coffee. The fact that his comments have left me soggy and wilted doesn't matter. That's the price you pay when you withdraw to the safety of anonymity - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#50. Everything is relative. If you want to understand a problem you look at its cause. You don't look at its manifestation. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#51. True friends are those who love you not in spite of your faults and imperfections, but because of them. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#52. When you exist in the centre of a debate, as a topic, a hypothesis - otherised and stigmatised - you become the prop in a proposition. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#53. I do most of my reading on the train ride to and from work. But I always have a book in my handbag so that I can read at any time, anywhere. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#54. I've been writing stories since I was a kid. I love writing stories. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#55. It's like one of those scenes from a feel-good Hollywood movie. Where everybody is happy and nobody's hair fizzes in the wind. Where it doesn't rain, your shoes stay comfortable all day, and everybody's jokes are funny. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#56. I want to be with one person in my life. I want to know that the guy I spend the rest of my life with is the first person I share something so intimate and exciting with. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#57. Well aren't you a prick." If a prick turns down a girl that's been pounded more times than a basketball court, then by all means, call me a prick. I - Author: Randa Lynn
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#58. I do know that detachment is important. A surgeon can't be weeping into the open wound. - Author: Randa Haines
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#59. For me, religious festivals and celebrations have become an important way to teach my children about how we can transform living with diversity from the superficial 'I eat ethnic food', to something dignified, mutually respectful and worthwhile. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#60. Spirituality is deeply personal. Yet, society has to face the fact that certain faiths celebrate spirituality through an overt expression of inner convictions. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#61. Sometimes it's easy to lose faith in people. And sometimes one act of kindness is all it takes to give you hope again. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#62. Parents. Honestly. Sometimes they really do think the world revolves around them. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#63. To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment. It is a personal decision to dress modestly according to the command of a genderless Creator; to assert pride in self, and embrace one's faith openly, with independence and courageous conviction. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#64. Belief means nothing without actions - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#65. You should take notes whenever you hear interesting or original language. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#66. In a multicultural, diverse society there are countless ways in which people negotiate the everyday lived experience and reality of diversity. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#67. I would love to do a film with a lot of humor in it: a comedy with pain instead of a painful film with some comedy. - Author: Randa Haines
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#68. I'm starting to realize that being born into this social world is a little like being born into clean air. You take it in as soon as you breathe, and pretty soon you don't even realize that while you can walk around with clear lungs, other people are wearing oxygen masks just to survive. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#69. But persistent name calling? that prolongs hurt. It stretches out. Each nasty word stretches the rubber band further away until finally, one day, it snaps back at you with maximum impact - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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