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#1. The tulips have found me out. - Author: Florence Ripley Mastin
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#2. Hoop nodded. "Everything's good."
"For now," Ripley said. "Only for now. Nothing stays good for long. Not ever. - Author: Tim Lebbon
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#3. Johnny Reb' laughed. 'What's it to a soldier the right and the wrong of it all? He's there for the fighting, that's what he likes. Doesn't matter who you're fighting, long as he gives you a good fight. - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#4. Why don't you put on an animal's pelt and drag me to your house by my hair? - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#5. And if things always stayed the same, Scarlett, what would be the reason for bothering to draw breath? - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#6. I guess I let things get me down as far as a person can go, she thought with disgust, and her own scorn warmed her. I won't let it happen again, ever, no matter what comes. Once you get down all the way, the road can only go up. - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#7. This strange new test called PISA, which stood for the Program for International Student Assessment. Instead of a typical test question, which might ask which combination of coins you needed to buy something, PISA asked you to design your own coins, right there in the test booklet. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#8. You know when someone says, 'no offense,' I pointed out to him, 'the thing they say directly after that is always offensive - Author: Ripley Patton
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#9. As a leader, it's your job to get everyone to share what they know. - Author: Jane Ripley
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#10. It was hard to explain, but there just seemed to be something in the air here. Whatever it was, it made everyone more serious about learning, even the kids who had not bought into other adult dictates. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#11. Anybody who is born in Santa Rosa must turn out to be either an artist or a poet, for the spirit of the hills gets into your blood out there, - Author: Robert Ripley
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#12. One thing was clear: To give our kids the kind of education they deserved, we had to first agree that rigor mattered most of all; that school existed to help kids learn to think, to work hard, and yes, to fail. That was the core consensus that made everything else possible. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#13. Everywhere I went, in every country, people complained about their education system. It was a universal truth and a strangely reassuring one. No one was content, and rightly so. Educating all kids to high levels was hard, and every country - every one - still had work to do. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#14. on patrol with the study police - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#15. No woman can be truly beautiful who is not, also sometimes, truly ugly. - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#16. Marcus, even in this darkness, I try to swim back to you.
I swear, I do. - Author: Ripley Patton
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#17. When your heart is right, you want to bring out the best in others. - Author: Jane Ripley
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#18. Tom was not good at math. He'd started to lose his way in middle school, as so many American kids did. It had happened gradually; first he hadn't understood one lesson, and then another and another. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#19. Just to see him come on the stage was an event. They had very high risers, and back a little bit, so he'd walk around behind the risers and right across the front of the stage to the podium, remember? - Author: Robert Ripley
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#20. I don't think Ripley is gay. He appreciates good looks in other men, that's true. But he's married in later books. I'm not saying he's very strong in the sex department. But he makes it in bed with his wife. - Author: Patricia Highsmith
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#21. Role models are fine. Roll models are better. Anyone who can do a forward roll is pretty awesome in my book. - Author: Connor Ripley
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#22. But you know who you are when you're on your own out there in all that emptiness. There's no past, no holding on to the scraps that are all you've got left. Everything is that minute, or maybe tomorrow, not yesterday. - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#23. Chivalry is not just a fancy word with a neat meaning; it's a way of life. - Author: Vaughn Ripley
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#24. PISA was developed by a kind of think tank for the developed world, called the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, and the scientist at the center of the experiment was Andreas Schleicher. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#25. I love the role of Ripley. - Author: Sigourney Weaver
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#26. I can flip my tongue over. Only one in 10,000 people can. I learned that at Ripley's Believe It or Not! - Author: Gabourey Sidibe
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#27. This explains the running, at least, but how on earth did it happen? Am I some kind of freak? No wonder my parents didn't want me on a cross-country team; I'd end up on Ripley's Believe It or Not. - Author: Mark Frost
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#28. Every baby's the only in my observation of mothers. - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#29. My impression was, he's walking as though he's made of glass, and if you should touch him he would just shatter apart. I don't know if it was an act or what, but it sure was effective. - Author: Robert Ripley
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#30. Life throws punches. It's not about punching back ... It's about taking 'em, and still standing. - Author: Vaughn Ripley
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#31. In Korea, math moved fluidly. When the teacher asked questions, the kids answered as if math were a language that they knew by heart. As in Tom's class in Poland, calculators weren't allowed, so kids had learned mental tricks to manipulate numbers quickly. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#32. And she understood. She would have done the same. She understood, too, why she'd been wrong to offer Ballyhara as a substitute for land he'd farmed all his life. It made all his work meaningless, and the work of his sons, his brothers, his father, his father's father. - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#33. The faint of lemon verbena surrounded her, floating gently from Eleanor Butler's silk gown and silken hair. It was the fragrance that had always been part of Ellen O'Hara, the scent for Scarlett of comfort, of safety, of love, of life before the War - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#34. Do you only think you love me? Are you pretty sure you love me? Or are you absolutely positive?" I asked. "Because it's kind of an important distinction."
"I think I'm pretty positive I love you." He grinned down at me. - Author: Ripley Patton
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#35. Nuke it from orbit. It's the only way to be sure. (Ellen Ripley) - Author: Alan Dean Foster
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#36. Most serious plane crashes are survivable. There's a sense that, 'Oh, if we go down, that's it, it's out of my hands.' And that's just statistically not true. I have more optimism and more faith that my own actions can make a difference. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#37. During that year Scarlett had been so busy, had experienced such changes in her life, that she'd been able to block out the pain he had caused her. Now it tore her heart, and with the pain was a deep fear of Rhett's unpredictable power. She transformed them into rage. Rage was strengthening. - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#38. Should-haves solve nothing. It's the next thing to happen that needs thinking about. - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#39. To that movement, consecrated by religious principle, sustained by an awful sense of justice, and cheered by the brightest hopes of future good, all our powers, talents, and attainments are devoted. - Author: George Ripley
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#40. She fell, rolled, kicked out with one boot. The alien tripped over her leg and went sprawling, spilling one queen's egg onto its side. Ripley screamed in pain as her wounded leg was jarred, but then she was standing again, aiming the charge thumper and firing her last shot into the monster's face. - Author: Tim Lebbon
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#41. I was so ugly that my parents sent my picture to 'ripley's believe it or not' - they sent it back and said, "we don't believe it." - Author: Joan Rivers
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#42. Dr. S. Dillon Ripley, secretary of the Smithsonian Institute, believes that in 25 years, somewhere between 75 and 80 percent of all the species of living animals will be extinct. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#43. To anyone with a drop of Irish blood in them the land they live on is like their mother. It's the only thing that lasts, that's worth working for, for fighting for ... - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#44. Money talks. And throwing that money around shuts everyone else up. - Author: Ripley Patton
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#45. I Sat back in the chair, surveying the view in front of me like some savvy superhero, safe in her secret lair.
& that's when I saw it; a shadow slipping across the lower corner of camera seventeen. - Author: Ripley Patton
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#46. That Billy was her only child was testimony to death of the romance. - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#47. It was interesting to note that higher standards were seen not as an investment in students; they were seen, first and foremost, as a threat to teachers. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#48. My anxiety about disasters is lower. The more you know, the less scary any of this stuff is. And that's my hope for the book. I want to get people's attention and tell them very valuable and ultimately hopeful information, and you find out nothing is as scary as your imagination. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#49. If only' repeated again and again in her head like a battering ram ... 'if only' could break your heart. - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#50. Let's just say, there's not much of a moon out tonight," Nose continued anyway, "but if Yale joined us, there would be. - Author: Ripley Patton
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#51. Genuine collaboration is an environment that promotes communication, learning, maximum contribution, and innovation. - Author: Jane Ripley
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#52. But in this Second Work if thou extract our Air and our Fire with the phlegm water, they will the more naturally and easily be drawn out of their infernal prison, and with less losse of their Spirits, than by the former way before described. - Author: George Ripley
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#53. I really don't know why Scarlett has such appeal. When I began writing the sequel, I had a lot of trouble because Scarlett is not my kind of person. She's virtually illiterate, has no taste, never learns from her mistakes. - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#54. We're all going through something ... The trick is to go through it anyway! - Author: Vaughn Ripley
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#55. Then hast our the Red Stone perfect with less labour, expense of time and costs, for the which ever thank God. - Author: George Ripley
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#56. My aunt had a season ticket for the Friday afternoon concerts, and I would go down for lessons. My lessons were Saturday morning. - Author: Robert Ripley
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#57. When I'm playing a character like Jonathan in Ripley's Game I want to be in the moment when he's feeling pain; this very ordinary person who finds himself in extraordinary circumstances. - Author: Dougray Scott
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#58. Ripley is married. And he's not lost. He has his feet on the ground. - Author: Patricia Highsmith
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#59. The Iron Child culture was contagious; it was hard for kids and parents to resist the pressure to study more and more. But all the while, they complained that the fixation on rankings and test scores was crushing their spirit, depriving them not just of sleep but of sanity. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#60. Something happens to people when they're masked. They become too free, uncivilized. They may do anything. - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#61. If any imagine from the literary tone of the preceding remarks that we are indifferent to the radical movement for the benefit of the masses which is the crowning glory of the nineteenth century, they will soon discover their egregious mistake. - Author: George Ripley
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#62. If parents simply read for pleasure at home on their own, their children were more likely to enjoy reading, too. That pattern held fast across very different countries and different levels of family income. Kids could see what parents valued, and it mattered more than what parents said. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#63. The public totally discounts low-probability high-consequence events. The individual says, it's not going to be this plane, this bus, this time. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#64. He'd experienced it as a private trauma. Failure in American schools was demoralizing and to be avoided at all costs. American kids could not handle routine failure, or so adults thought. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#65. What would Ripley do? When in a jam, Carrow often thought of how Ellen Ripley, the legendary badasstress of the Alien quadrilogy, would figure her way out. - Author: Kresley Cole
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#66. No studio in Hollywood wanted 'Cold Mountain.' None. No one wanted 'Ripley,' no one wanted 'The English Patient.' That tells you there isn't really an appetite for ambitious movie-making out there. - Author: Anthony Minghella
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#67. How could a man know the truth of his own soul? - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#68. Dread = Uncontrollability + Unfamiliarity + Imaginability + Suffering + Scale of Destruction + Unfairness - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#69. Here's to the drunken Marine
With beer in his canteen!
You've heard of the Unknown Soldier
But, never an unknown Marine! - Author: John Ripley
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#70. There is no difference between Ripley from Alien and any Katherine Heigl character. - Author: Mindy Kaling
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#71. But listen well. In Tir na nOg, because there is no sorrow, there is no joy.
Do you hear the meaning of the seachain's song? - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#72. When I started the original 'Alien,' Ripley wasn't a woman, it was a guy. - Author: Ridley Scott
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#73. Why do we procrastinate leaving? The denial phase is a humbling one. It takes a while to come to terms with our miserable luck. Rowley puts it this way: 'Fires only happen to other people.' We have a tendency to believe that everything is OK because, well, it almost always has been before. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#74. Gone was the insignificant, defective girl. I was some kind of f**king comic book vigilante & it felt amazing! - Author: Ripley Patton
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#75. Paralysis seems to happen on the steepest slope of the survival arc - where almost all hope is lost, when escape seems impossible, and when the situation is unfamiliar to the extreme. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#76. If life is really as purposeless, unfair, and uncontrollable ... ,then life is simply too terrifying to be managed. So we search for a redemptive narrative ... That search is a survival mechanism. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#77. Whether they are at an airline or at a command center, experts will err on the side of excluding the public, as we have seen. If they can avoid enrolling regular people in their emergency plans, they will. Life is easier that way, until something goes wrong. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#78. Wealth had made rigor optional in America. But everything had changed. In an automated, global economy, kids needed to be driven; then need to know how to adapt, since they would be doing it all their lives. They needed a culture of rigor. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#79. I know babe he said, wrapping me in his arms. I could hear the loudly thu-bump of his heart as he picked me up and carried me like a child. And he called me Babe. - Author: Ripley Patton
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#80. Sometimes the best way to get other people to give up their egos is for you to give up yours first. - Author: Jane Ripley
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#81. You know," he said, "P.S.S. Piss Camp."
"Yeah, I get it," I said, "It's just not funny. - Author: Ripley Patton
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#82. We'll start a whole new human race," Hoop quipped.
"With respect, Hoop, I believe Ripley would eat you alive. - Author: Tim Lebbon
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#83. I think you've had a very hard life," Passion said calmly, "and you see everyone and everthing through a lens of mistrust." - Passion to Marcus - Author: Ripley Patton
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#84. And you find some way to survive
And you find out you don't have to be happy at all..
To be happy you're alive. - Author: Brian Yorkey
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#85. In many U.S. schools, sports instilled leadership and persistence in one group of kids while draining focus and resources from academics for everyone. The lesson wasn't that sports couldn't coexist with education; it was that sports had nothing to do with education. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#86. We shall suffer no attachment to literature, no taste for abstract discussion, no love of purely intellectual theories, to seduce us from our devotion to the cause of the oppressed, the down trodden, the insulted and injured masses of our fellow men. - Author: George Ripley
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#87. For too many women pregnancy is just the start of loneliness and abuse. It is a cruel reality. - Author: Fay Ripley
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#88. For Ripley I learned to play some songs on the piano, and I never really played them again. - Author: Matt Damon
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#89. Collaboration requires focusing on everything from vision and values to how individuals can feel they are making a real contribution. - Author: Jane Ripley
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#90. The growth of the soul may be compared to the growth of a plant. In both cases, no new properties are imparted by the operation of external causes, but only the inward tendencies are called into action and clothed with strength. - Author: George Ripley
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#91. But can't we do that with our clothes on?"
"We could," he said, giving me that cocky grin of his. "But where's the fun in that? - Author: Ripley Patton
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#92. Most Americans said teaching was a hard and important job, but many of them, including teachers and teaching professors, didn't seem to believe it required serious intellectual heft. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#93. She saw an alien bearing down and clasping her to its chest, that long curved head raising, mouth sprouting the silvery, deadly teeth that would smash through her skull and free her at last from her nightmares. - Author: Tim Lebbon
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#94. Playing with numbers was still considered taboo, a subject best left to the later years, despite America's obvious and enduring math handicap. For too long, what American - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#95. Collaboration begins with focusing on the collective good rather than personal gain. - Author: Jane Ripley
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#96. The health of your family or your office or your city directly affects the health of it after. The better you are at handling high-stress situations with little information, those skills lead to resilience and the ability to recover afterward. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#97. Narrative is the beginning of recovery. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#98. She doesn't like ducks," Shane said, nodding. "I've seen a couple of dead ducks before my dad fishes them out. He says they died naturally, but I know she killed them. I don't know why, though. - Author: Ron Ripley
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#99. Resilience is a precious skill. People who have it tend to also have three underlying advantages: a believe that they can influence life events; a tendency to find meaningful purpose in life's turmoil; and a conviction that they can learn from both positive and negative experiences. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#100. She's taken over one of the castle's towers and painted the walls with images of the philosopher's stone. It's like working inside a Ripley scroll! I've - Author: Deborah Harkness
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