The Stranger Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 The Stranger Quotes

#1. I wanted to badly to be vulnerable over a burger, beer, and bags of free books we find on some stranger's porch. You wanted badly to be touched some thousand miles away and never found the time to write me back. - Author: Darnell Lamont Walker
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#2. Finally they reached the Colosseum, where a dozen guys in cheap gladiator costumes were scuffling with the police - plastic swords versus batons. Percy wasn't sure what that was about, but he and Annabeth decided to keep walking. Sometimes mortals were even stranger than monsters. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#3. What men call love is a very small, restricted, feeble thing compared with this ineffable orgy, this divine prostitution of the soul giving itself entire, all its poetry and all its charity, to the unexpected as it comes along, to the stranger as he passes. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#4. Modern business-people and lawyers are, in fact, powerful sorcerers. The principal difference between them and tribal shamans is that modern lawyers tell far stranger tales. - Author: Yuval Noah Harari
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#5. Well you know
that I'm cold
black on constellations gold
and you know
that your soul's
black top under lacing
won't let it go - Author: Pierce The Veil
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#6. I've never been able to understand 'faith' myself, nor to see how a just God could expect his creatures to pick the one true religion out of an infinitude of false ones - by faith alone. It strikes me as a sloppy way to run an organization, whether universe or a smaller one. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#7. MG was nearly mythical, other than my entries - no interaction with users on
the off chance one was a Fernoza on the troll. And today proved I couldn't take a stranger bearing gifts at face-value. - Author: A.E.H. Veenman
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#8. One may discover a new side to his most intimate friend when for the first time he hears him speak in public. He will be stranger to him as he is more familiar to the audience. The longest intimacy could not foretell how he would behave then - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#9. The wish to travel seems to me characteristically human: the desire to move, to satisfy your curiosity or ease your fears, to change the circumstances of your life, to be a stranger, to make a friend, to experience an exotic landscape, to risk the unknown.. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#10. And now, because of a song, Vimes, a simple piece of music, Vimes, soft as a breath, stranger than a mountain, some very powerful states have agreed to work together to heal the problems of another autonomous state and, almost as collateral, turn some animals into people at a stroke. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#11. It's the worst feeling when you come home alone late at night and think the stranger sitting on your couch is a pile of clothes. - Author: Dane Cook
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#12. How frustrating to think you can be lost to yourself. And yet how often it is that a stranger stares back at you from the mirror. Maybe in truth we never see ourselves as clearly as the thousands of eyes that daily take us in. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#13. Sex with a stranger makes you feel decadent, a risk taker, young again. Sex with a stranger is life on the edge. Everything else is life wrapped in cotton wool. - Author: Chloe Thurlow
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#14. My Scottie refused to go for a walk with a friend of the house, but she would joyously accompany any stranger who drove a car. - Author: Mazo De La Roche
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#15. ...it was hard sharing the person you loved with a stranger. - Author: Sarah Sullivan
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#16. WESLEY AYERS is the stranger in the halls of the Coronado. He is the Keeper in the garden who shares my secret. He is the boy who reads me books. He is the one who teaches me how to touch. - Author: Victoria Schwab
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#17. Neighbours: the strangers who live next door. - Author: Richard Bayan
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#18. A stranger would think that the people of the United States had no other occupation than electioneering. - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#19. If you are under the dominion of sin, you are yet an utter stranger to the salvation of God. - Author: Catherine Booth
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#20. Because survival and love are the immortal truths of humankind, no generation is a total stranger to the forerunner generations of humankind. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#21. You got no soul, Cap'n," he said. "When a stranger comes into the city under the thrall of the dragon and challenges it with a glittery sword, weeell, there's only one outcome, ain't there? It's probably destiny. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#22. To the birds, I assume it must've been very much like accepting a ride from a stranger, only to get in the back of the van to find several murdered hikers who were being made into lamp shades. My - Author: Jenny Lawson
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#23. And sometimes it's the very otherness of a stranger, someone who doesn't belong to our ethnic or ideological or religious group, an otherness that can repel us initially, but which can jerk us out of our habitual selfishness, and give us intonations of that sacred otherness, which is God. - Author: Karen Armstrong
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#24. Live as a stranger on the earth.
For this earth of ours is no planet. - Author: Rasu-Yong Tugen
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#25. You never know when, and you never know who, but someday a stranger will burst through the door of your life and transform it utterly. The world will be turned upside down, and you will be happier for it. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#26. There is an emanation from the heart in genuine hospitality which cannot be described, but is immediately felt and puts the stranger at once at his ease. - Author: Washington Irving
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#27. Your tears mean nothing! You have never loved me; you have neither heart nor honorable feeling! You are hateful to me, disgusting, a stranger - yes, a complete stranger! With pain and wrath she uttered the word so terrible to herself - stranger. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#28. The writer Warwick Cairns calculated that if you wanted your child to be kidnapped and held overnight by a stranger, you'd have to leave the child outside and unattended for 750,000 years.211 - Author: Steven Pinker
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#29. The thing that influenced me most in relation to 'Nanny McPhee' were the Westerns I watched with my father. All the Spaghetti Westerns; all the Virginians; all the High Chaparrals. Because if you think about the form, it's a stranger from out of town. - Author: Emma Thompson
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#30. Whoever heard me assert that the grey cat playing just now in the yard is the same one that did jumps and tricks there five hundred years ago will think whatever he likes of me, but it is a stranger form of madness to imagine that the present-day cat is fundamentally an entirely different one. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#31. Fiction and essays can create empathy for the theoretical stranger. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#32. Stranger, pause and ask thyself the question, Canst thou do likewise? If not, with a blush retire. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#33. Love is always a stranger in the house of avarice. - Author: Andreas Capellanus
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#34. Men are like dogs, Stacy was fond of saying. And she usually went on to add that, like dogs, they all took up too much space on the bed, and they always went for the crotch. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#35. Smile at a friend, at a stranger, at an enemy, at life's absurdities and the universe will smile back at you. - Author: Carol Vorvain
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#36. This was one of the consequences of the civil war. People stopped trusting each other, and every stranger became an enemy. - Author: Ishmael Beah
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#37. A "seducer" who boasts of initiating women into the mystery of love is like a stranger who arrives at a railroad station and offers to show the sights to a tourist guide. - Author: Karl Kraus
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#38. Strangers may not lodge complaints till they have been in residence here for ninety days," the Cacique said, "and no stranger has ever remained with us that long." "My complaint won't hold for ninety days. I accuse you people of eating men. - Author: R.A. Lafferty
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#39. A peasant becomes fond of his pig and is glad to salt away its pork. What is significant, and is so difficult for the urban stranger to understand, is that the two statements are connected by an and not by a but. - Author: John Berger
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#40. It is absurd and anti-life to be a part of a system that compels you to listen to a stranger reading poetry when you want to learn to construct buildings, or to sit with a stranger discussing the construction of buildings when you want to read poetry. - Author: John Taylor Gatto
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#41. Even though I am told that my name is Ruby, I still didn't know who the blue eye brunette with red streaks through her hair was. She was a stranger to me. - Author: Jessica Madden
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#42. When you're a pitcher for the Houston Astros and a stranger notices you in a mall in Colorado, you know things have really changed. - Author: Brad Lidge
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#43. Even the disciples, who at times could be dense as bricks, realized that the true neighbor was the one who showed mercy to a stranger. - Author: Scott Russell Sanders
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#44. To me the sea is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim - the rocks - the motion of the waves - the ships, with men in them, what stranger miracles are there? - Author: Walt Whitman
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#45. I wasn't sure who I was most scared of at the moment. The stranger I was learning about too quickly, or the woman I'd known my entire life that was quickly becoming a stranger. - Author: Megan Miranda
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#46. As she peeked through the curtains with the phone in her hand, waiting for the police dispatcher to pick up, she realized there was one thing she did know about the naked stranger in her yard. He had, without a doubt, the finest butt on the planet. - Author: Dani Harper
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#47. All girls have sex with a stranger fantasies and fantasies played out are healthier than those that have been left to fester and go mouldy. When we look back, we don't regret the things we have done, only the things left undone, the things we wanted to do and never did. - Author: Chloe Thurlow
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#48. I could not turn away from anyone
Like you, a stranger, or refuse to help him.
I know well, being mortal, that my claim
Upon the future is no more than yours. - Author: Sophocles
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#49. I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land. - Author: Harriet Tubman
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#50. A man from the wood. A stranger from afar. He will break the curse by a hundred kisses... - Author: Jean M. Grant
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#51. Many people see the chance to eat something for nothing, without the need to cook or wash up, as the great consolation of going out to dinner. But they forget quite how difficult it is to talk to a stranger and eat at the same time. - Author: Craig Brown
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#52. The times are so peculiar now, so mediaeval so unreasonable that for the first time in a hundred years truth is really stranger than fiction. Any truth. - Author: Gertrude Stein
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#53. Americans can't stand any stranger looking them in the face. They take it as an insult. It's something they don't forgive. And every American carries a gun. If they catch you, a stranger, looking them in the face, they will shoot. - Author: Okey Ndibe
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#54. I have at last, after several months' experience, made up my mind that [New York] is a splendid desert
a domed and steepled solitude, where the stranger is lonely in the midst of a million of his race. - Author: Mark Twain
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#55. Did you ever look in the mirror And see a stranger standing there? Did you ever drive for miles and miles And wonder how on earth you got yourself there? - Author: Justin Hayward
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#56. I could see her smile. I wished I hadn't because it was the kind of smile she never gave to me. It was a smile for a boy who wanted to know her and never would. A smile for a girl who wanted to be like her and never could be. A smile for a perfect stranger. - Author: Nova Ren Suma
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#57. Caring is going to the ends of the world for a stranger. - Author: Bernard Levine
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#58. I have no protection at home, or resting place abroad ... I am an outcast from the society of my childhood, and an outlaw in the land of my birth. I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner as all my fathers were. - Author: Frederick Douglass
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#59. No stranger to misfortune myself, I have learned to relieve the sufferings of others. - Author: Virgil
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#60. Instead of practicing philoxenos, which means loving the stranger, we find many times that the church is xenophobic. We forget that Jesus, whom we claim to follow, was the ultimate lover of otherness in people. Even differences in religion didn't freak Jesus out when it came to loving people. - Author: Holly Sprink
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#61. I'm quite lucky in that at certain angles I look all right, and at others I don't look so good, which enables me to play some leading roles and some stranger, more 'character'-type parts. I wouldn't say I'm the conventional handsome Hollywood leading man. - Author: Tom Riley
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#62. I would never be part of anything. I would never really belong anywhere, and I knew it, and all my life would be the same, trying to belong, and failing. Always something would go wrong. I am a stranger and I always will be, and after all I didn't really care. - Author: Jean Rhys
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#63. I can see you, out there, reading between the lines. Come home, stranger. Come home, untangler of my thoughts. Come home and tell me, what do I do with this breaking heart of mine? - Author: Kamila Shamsie
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#64. To make art is to realize another's sadness within, realize the hidden sadness in other people's lives, to feel sad with and for a stranger. - Author: Marianne Wiggins
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#65. You may have told me your story, but you're still practically a stranger to me. I don't know the you that you are right now as well as I know your past. - Author: K. Weikel
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#66. To me there is no difference between one person and another; I behold all as soul-reflection s of the one God. I can't think of anyone as a stranger, for I know that we are all part of the One Spirit. - Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
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#67. Stranger, pause and look; From the dust of ages Lift this little book, Turn the tattered pages, Read me, do not let me die! Search the fading letters finding Steadfast in the broken binding All that once was I! - Author: Edna St. Vincent Millay
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#68. A mask tempts the wearer to play out carnal fantasies and, come daylight, the perfume of a stranger's sex on your flesh and clothes can be blamed or thanked on the metamorphosis stirred by the mystery of the mask. - Author: Chloe Thurlow
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#69. Upon first glance I felt a sense of familiarity with you. Like we had been down this road a thousand times before, why I felt this with a complete stranger I am yet to know but I trust further down the road our chance meeting will make perfect sense. - Author: Nikki Rowe
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#70. As the stranger came closer, Dud understood everything and welcomed it, and when the pain came, it was as sweet as silver, as green as still water at dark fathoms. - Author: Stephen King
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#71. No one is ever really a stranger. We cling to the belief that we share nothing with certain people. It's rubbish. We have almost everything in common with everyone. - Author: Mark Haddon
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#72. Should we act on our unseen fears before the virtue of human kindness? Who's given us more, the Light's faith or that stranger? And if you choose to reject generosity, then what standing do we have left in this world, or in the hereafter, for that matter? - Author: Janny Wurts
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#73. Fame, on its best day, is kind of like a friendly wave from a stranger by the side of the road. And when it's not so good, it's like a long walk home, all alone, with nobody in when you get there. - Author: Bruce Springsteen
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#74. There are certain fixed rules that one observes for one's own comfort. For instance, never be flippantly rude to any inoffensive grey-bearded stranger that you may meet in pine forests or hotel smoking-rooms on the Continent. It always turns out to be the King of Sweden. - Author: Hector Hugh Munro
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#75. If thou art able, O stranger, to find out all these things and gather them together in your mind, giving all the relations, thou shalt depart crowned with glory and knowing that thou hast been adjudged perfect in this species of wisdom. - Author: Ivor Bulmer-Thomas
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#76. A stranger to compliments, she turned her face to this one, like a sunflower worshipping the sun. Thanks. - Author: Katy Regnery
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#77. The heroes of the past are untouchable, protected forever by the fortress door of time - unless some mysterious stranger magically turns up with a key. - Author: Christopher McDougall
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#78. Whoever fears God stands above all manner of fear. He has become a stranger to all the fear of this world and placed it far from himself, and no manner of trembling comes near him. - Author: Ephrem The Syrian
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#79. It could be seen as narcissistic to have your own museum, but for me, it's such a long time ago - I have perspective. That young man in the funny clothes - he's almost a stranger, so I can tell his story. - Author: Bjorn Ulvaeus
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#80. ...Job rails against God, not as a skeptic, not as a stranger to God's justice, but precisely as a believer. It is the very depth of Job's commitment to God's ethical vision that makes his rage so fierce, and that will finally compel an answer from God. (pg. 133) - Author: Ellen F. Davis
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#81. stranger do, when he's in such a fix?" "He could set the - Author: Lee Giles
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#82. If you would seek to find yourself
look not in the mirror
for there is but a shadow there'
A stranger ...
SILENIUS, ODES TO TRUTH - Author: Sidney Sheldon
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#83. If 'other people have experiences incorrectly' is annoying to you, think how unbearable it must be to have a condescending stranger tell you they hate the way you're experiencing your life at just the moment you've found something you want to remember. - Author: Randall Munroe
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#84. Wherever he went he would be a stranger, for there was no home in the world for such as he. - Author: Sylvia Engdahl
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#85. The one who poses the most danger may not be a stranger, Sometimes it's those we hold dear that we really need to fear - Author: Antonia Monacelli
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#86. Avoid banquets which are given by strangers an ignorant persons. But if there is ever occasion to join them, let your attention be carefully fixed, that you slip not into the manner of the vulgar (the uninstructed). - Author: Epictetus
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#87. I won't cheapen it by buying what you sell to strangers. I'm not a stranger. I'm the woman who loves you - Author: Shelby Reed
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#88. Do you know why men name their cocks?"
"No, why?" she asked, trying to stifle her laughter.
"So most of the major decisions in their lives won't be made by a total stranger. - Author: Linda Howard
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#89. The zoo cannot but disappoint. The public purpose of zoos is to offer visitors the opportunity of looking at animals. Yet nowherein a zoo can a stranger encounter the look of an animal. At the most, the animal's gaze flickers and passes on. They look sideways. They look blindly beyond. - Author: John Berger
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#90. None but mothers know each other's feelings when we give up our daughters whom we love and cherish so tenderly to the mercies of a man, and perhaps even a stranger. - Author: Emmeline B. Wells
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#91. Yet there are some critics in the nonfiction world who still look at some of today's stranger interpretations of the essay and say "You don't belong here. That's not how we do things." I think that's problematic. - Author: John D'Agata
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#92. We know that people we love are both good and bad, but we expect strangers to be one or the other. - Author: Russell Banks
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#93. I don't approve the informality in the world today, Mr. James. It's made strangers of us all. - Author: Dorothy Salisbury Davis
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#94. My soul longs to feel itself more of a pilgrim and stranger here below; that nothing may divert me from pressing through the lonely desert, till I arrive at my Father's house. - Author: Jonathan Edwards
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#95. It was one of those situations I often find myself in while traveling. Something's said by a stranger I've been randomly thrown into contact with, and I want to say, Listen. I'm with you on most of this, but before we continue, I need to know who you voted for in the last election. - Author: David Sedaris
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#96. Still, the illusion of love had, in its time, led to stranger depravities. - Author: Paul Russell
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#97. Mackenzie glanced through the glass doors. It was dark outside, except for the dim light from the front entrance. A night breeze swooshed leaves throughout the parking lot. - Author: Yawatta Hosby
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#98. Twilight is the hour I love,' he told her, 'the hour where nothing is quite itself, all things teetering at the edges of their names. Here I can be alone and a stranger to myself. - Author: Keith Miller
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#99. He'd never answered the text from his brother last night because he was otherwise occupied getting a gorgeous stranger off on an open-air balcony in the middle of downtown Chicago. You couldn't make this shit up.
Penthouse, check your mail. - Author: Kate Meader
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#100. The capacity of humans to believe in what seems to me highly improbable- from table tapping to the superiority of their children- has never been plumbed. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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