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#1. No sight better expresses the politics of aid, the dynamics of the West and the developing countries, than the image of children, happy or in need. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#2. It's always nice to learn a thing or two from a novel, don't you think? - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#3. It is no consolation to reflect that every cause itself is an effect, making the search for causes and reasons a fool's errand. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#4. We take much for granted, much that is granted by others, and we're told to do as we're told, and we agree. And we must agree. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#5. Zia looked appalled. "Setne? As in the Setne? Does Carter realize - ?" "Yep." "And Thoth suggested this?" "Yep." "And you're actually going along with it?" "Yep. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#6. The nation voted us to power to see unity and communal harmony, not for any division or communality. - Author: Khaleda Zia
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#7. Autobiography, we know, is flawed from the moment the nib of the pen touches the parchment. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#8. Then, as now, I believe that the English use language to hide what they mean. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#9. Carter, not to be unkind," I said, "but the last few months you've been seeing messages about Zia everywhere. Two weeks ago, you thought she was sending you a distress call in your mashed potatoes."
"It was a Z! Carved right in the potatoes! - Author: Rick Riordan
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#10. What about King Tut's tomb?" I protested.
"That boy king?" Zia rolled her eyes. "Boring. You should see some of the good tombs. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#11. How does it taste?" Carter wondered.
Zia smiled. "Stick out your tongue."
To answer Carter's question, the tattoo tasted like burning car tires.
"Ugh." I spit a blue gob of "order and harmony" into the fountain. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#12. Listening is hard, as my friend once said, because you run the risk of having to change the way you see the world. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#13. Zia's senile grandfather? Nope. That was Ra, god of the sun, first divine pharaoh of Egypt and archenemy of Apophis. Last spring we'd gone on a quest to find him and revive him from his twilight sleep, trusting he would rise in all his glory and fight the Chaos snake for us. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#14. If Bangladesh succumbs to the rule of one family, it would be a major step backward for the region. - Author: Khaleda Zia
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#15. Our choices are made, our will flexed, in the teeth of events that overwhelm us and devour us. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#16. as a safety valve to preserve Indian democracy, the basic structure doctrine in Kesavananda should live on. - Author: Zia Mody
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#17. Her eyes were luminous gold. I wondered if that was the last color a bug saw when it was trapped in amber - and if the bug thought, wow, that's beautiful, right before it was frozen forever. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#18. I wasn't as untrusting. I had faith in the goodness of people, the perfection of love.
What happened?
Everything ends. And it's how they end that leaves the lasting effect. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#19. So," said Zia, "you're gonna eat your way through the whole universe, top to bottom. And then what? - Author: Adam Christopher
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#20. Pointing to the sandstone buildings around us, some of which had stood there for several hundreds of years, she commented on how old everything in Oxford looked. Can't they afford anything new? she asked earnestly. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#21. that the truth is finer and that the only answers each of us hears are to the questions we are capable of asking. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#22. The late King's great service for the Muslim world and his noble deeds of charity and assistance for the poor of humanity will be long remembered with reverence. - Author: Khaleda Zia
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#23. I woke to a bucket of ice water in my face.
"Sadie! Get up," Zia said.
"God!" I yelled. "Was that necessary?"
"No," admitted Zia. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#24. This is a miserable country, Zafar. I don't need to explain that to you. It needs help. Isn't it that simple?
Is anything that simple? - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#25. Vote for me and I will ensure that everyone gets enough to eat and a place to stay. - Author: Khaleda Zia
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#26. You see, calling things by their proper names is the beginning of wisdom. That's a Chinese proverb and they invented writing. The wisdom, in case you're wondering, is that when you get names right, you narrow the gap between you and the thing. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#27. It is impossible to practice parliamentary politics without having patience, decency, politeness and courtesy. - Author: Khaleda Zia
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#28. What is a constitution? It is a booklet with twelve or ten pages. I can tear them away and say that tomorrow we shall live under a different system. Today, the people will follow wherever I lead. All the politicians including the once mighty Mr. Bhutto will follow me with tails wagging. - Author: Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq
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#29. People will tell you that the world is divided into good and bad, and that I'm bad, but it's not, and I'm not. The real truth is that I make choices based on my circumstances. We all do. It trumps everything else, whether you know it or not. There has never been a good or bad. - Author: Zia Marie
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#30. Our memories do not visit us in chronology, and the story we form by joining up the memories involves choices with the purpose of making a whole and finding a pattern. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#31. Maps, contour maps and all maps, intrigue us for the metaphors that they are: tools to give us a sense of something whose truth is far richer but without which we would perceive nothing and never find our bearings. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#32. AH, MY THREE FAVORITE WORDS: Carter, shut up. Zia - Author: Rick Riordan
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#33. We are a dangerous breed, you and I. We are lock pickers. We are dangerous to others and ourselves. It is always a great risk to open a door if you don't know what's behind it. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#34. I'll let you and Zia have some quality time," she told me. "Just the two of you and your coat. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#35. What is the beginning of rage, the beginning of anger? Not dislike, but love. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#36. You think people never say what they mean. The truth is, nine times out of ten what they say is all they mean. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#37. Everything new is on the rim of our view, in the darkness, below the horizon, so that nothing new is visible but in the light of what we know. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#38. If I had my time again, I'd believe in reincarnation. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#39. An exile, said Zafar, is a refugee with a library. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#40. Zia," I said, "that's a goddess. She defeated Bast. What chance do you have?"
Zia held up her staff and the carved lion's head burst into flames - a small red fireball so bright, it lit the entire room. "I am a scribe in the House of LIfe, Sadie Kane. I am trained to fight gods. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#41. How many senators have taken their conception of what America can do from what they've seen on the American movie screen? - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#42. Afghanistan doesn't have the oil of the Khazars, he said, and we're not ready to prostitute our women like the Thais. Unlike the Westerner's, ours is not a spiritual poverty but a material one. When our needs in that area are met, we will not have the dilemma or crisis of Western man. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#43. With Zia's controversial demise in 1988, Jinnah was finally spared the false beard Zia kept pinning on the founder's otherwise clean-shaven face. - Author: Nadeem Farooq Paracha
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#44. The people have realized that Martial Law is not law. A regime not established by law is devoid of the attribute to dispense law. A regime which puts in a bunker the highest law in the land does not have the moral authority to say that nobody is above the law. - Author: Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
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#45. I am as impressed by honesty as anyone, but when there is a hint that a man is taking me into his confidence, my first instinct is to suspect him. Am I to be flattered? And is he about to break another's confidence? - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#46. Is that not the Promethean fable, that the fire stolen from the gods will light men their way even while it burns their hands? - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#47. General Zia brought in Islamic laws which reduced a woman's evidence in court to count for only half that of a man's. - Author: Malala Yousafzai
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#48. Sadie and Bes laughed like crazy. Me, I was too busy yelling, "Crevice! Look out! Flaming geyser! Go left!" Call me practical. I wanted to live. I grabbed Zia's hand and tried to hang on. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#49. The bombers were enemies of Islam and enemies of the country. We will do everything and anything needed to stop them. - Author: Khaleda Zia
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#50. Egypt is the First Nome. New York is the twenty-first. What's the last one, the Three-hundred-and-sixtieth?" "That would be Antarctica," Zia said. "A punishment assignment. Nothing there but a couple of cold magicians and some magic penguins." "Magic penguins?" "Don't ask. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#51. We're not put on this earth to fuck around. We have to make something of our lives. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#52. Shigri boy lost his marbles in the end but the plane General Zia is about to board has enough VX gas on it to wipe out a village. - Author: Mohammed Hanif
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#53. Since when did books ever solve anything? They only raise more questions than they answer, otherwise they're just fucking entertainment, and I am not here to fucking entertain you. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#54. Advisers were numberless in Kabul, like stray dogs in Mumbai. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#55. He, like so many of them, came from that breed of international development experts unsparing in its love for all humanity but having no interest in people. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#56. Factors affecting effective regional cooperation are mindsets and perceptions emanating from the past. - Author: Khaleda Zia
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#57. That's another argument for writing: making something that outlasts you. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#58. Now the tattoos," Zia announced. "Brilliant!" I said. "On your tongue," she added. "Excuse me? - Author: Rick Riordan
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#59. Southeast Asia is now a region full of hope because of the freedoms America has helped foster. - Author: Khaleda Zia
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#60. destruction. Turning to God can save your life, but, in the process, it can annihilate your soul. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#61. Oh, god," I said. "Sorry, sorry. Do I die now?"
Sadie to Zia - Author: Rick Riordan
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#62. The Temple of Dendur," Zia said. "Actually it was built by the Romans - "
"When they occupied Egypt," Carter said, like this was delightful information. "Augustus commissioned it."
"Yes," Zia said.
"Fascinating," I murmured. "Would you two like to be left alone with a history textbook? - Author: Rick Riordan
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#63. That's right, Sadie. For our first real date, I picked up Zia in a boat pulled by a deranged griffin. So what? Like your dates aren't weird? - Author: Rick Riordan
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#64. When evil enters the world, do you think it comes with horns and cloven feet, billowing some foul stench? - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#65. Does any one know the number of illegal arms in the country? - Author: Khaleda Zia
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#66. Difficult questions can have simple answers. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#67. Somewhere behind me, Zia yelled, "Hippo!" Which I thought was a little late.

~Carter Kane - Author: Rick Riordan
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#68. I am too much of an imitator to be a true writer. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#69. Every man, he said, carries his own pyre. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#70. Afghanistan's barren, ragged desolation moaned a long dirge of ancient wonder, the earth's broken features ready to receive fallen horsemen, the lost traveller, and all the butchered tribes. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#71. Yes, they mean well, but the only good that an absence of malice guarantees is a clear conscience. - Author: Zia Haider Rahman
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#72. My name is Zia Rashid. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#73. We don't need magic to change the world. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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