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Added by Gaby on 5 Jan 2013 02:37
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The Notebook - Nicholas Sparks
"So it's not gonna be easy. It's going to be really hard; we're gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me... everyday."

"You are the answer to every prayer I've offered. You are a song, a dream, a whisper, and I don't know how I could have lived without you for as long as I have."

"We sit silently and watch the world around us. This has taken a lifetime to learn. It seems only the old are able to sit next to one another and not say anything and still feel content. The young, brash and impatient, must always break the silence. It is a waste, for silence is pure. Silence is holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking. This is the great paradox."
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"A dog doesn't care if you're rich or poor, educated or illiterate, clever or dull. Give him your heart and he will give you his."

"A person can learn a lot from a dog, even a loopy one like ours. Marley taught me about living each day with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart. He taught me to appreciate the simple things-a walk in the woods, a fresh snowfall, a nap in a shaft of winter sunlight. And as he grew old and achy, he taught me about optimism in the face of adversity. Mostly, he taught me about friendship and selflessness and, above all else, unwavering loyalty."

"It's just the most amazing thing to love a dog, isn't it? It makes our relationships with people seem as boring as a bowl of oatmeal."
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Before I Fall - Lauren Oliver
"So many things become beautiful when you really look."

"It amazes me how easy it is for things to change, how easy it is to start off down the same road you always take and wind up somewhere new. Just one false step, one pause, one detour, and you end up with new friends or a bad reputation or a boyfriend or a breakup. It's never occurred to me before; I've never been able to see it. And it makes me feel, weirdly, like maybe all of these different possibilities exist at the same time, like each moment we live has a thousand other moments layered underneath it that look different."

"The last laugh, the last cup of coffee, the last sunset, the last time you jump through a sprinkler, or eat an ice-cream cone, or stick your tongue out to catch a snowflake. You just don't know."

"I shiver, thinking how easy it is to be totally wrong about people-to see one tiny part of them and confuse it for the whole, to see the cause and think it's the effect or vice versa."
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People who added this item 26 Average listal rating (12 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
The Last Song - Nicholas Sparks
"Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more."

"Life, he realized, was much like a song. In the beginning there is mystery, in the end there is confirmation, but it's in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile."

"I have faith that God will show you the answer. But you have to understand that sometimes it takes a while to be able to recognize what God wants you to do. That's how it often is. God's voice is usually nothing more than a whisper, and you have to listen very carefully to hear it. But other times, in those rarest of moments, the answer is obvious and rings as loud as a church bell."

"In the end you should always do the right thing even if it's hard."
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People who added this item 1514 Average listal rating (1264 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
"It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities."
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People who added this item 1535 Average listal rating (1275 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
“Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”
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People who added this item 1582 Average listal rating (1275 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
"Dark times lie ahead of us and there will be a time when we must choose between what is easy and what is right."
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"We've all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are."
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People who added this item 1047 Average listal rating (880 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 0
"Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all, those who live without love."

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"Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it. You must make a mighty effort to keep swimming upward into that happiness forever, to stay afloat on top of it."

"You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That's the only thing you should be trying to control."

"The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving."

"Look for God. Look for God like a man with his head on fire looks for water."
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People who added this item 303 Average listal rating (153 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
"There is only one sin, only one. And that is theft. Every other sin is a variation of theft... When you kill a man, you steal a life. You steal his wife's right to a husband, rob his children of a father. When you tell a lie, you steal someone's right to the truth. When you cheat, you steal the right to fairness."
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People who added this item 152 Average listal rating (73 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 0
The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
"I have hated the words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right."
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"So much of language is unspoken. So much of language is comprised of looks and gestures and sounds that are not words. People are ignorant of the vast complexity of their own communication."

"Such a simple concept, yet so true: that which we manifest is before us; we are the creators of our own destiny. Be it through intention or ignorance, our successes and our failures have been brought on by none other than ourselves."

"Memory is time folding back on itself."
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People who added this item 128 Average listal rating (63 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
The Fault in Our Stars - John Green_xii
"I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once."

"My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations."

"Some infinities are bigger than other infinities."

"The world is not a wish-granting factory."

"Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book. And then there are books like An Imperial Affliction, which you can't tell people about, books so special and rare and yours that advertising your affection feels like betrayal."

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