Lust: Which senator once reached for a handkerchief in his pocket and proceeded to wipe his brow with a pair of women's panties?

— Brad Meltzer

The most sensitive Brad Meltzer quotes that are easy to memorize and remember

When you believe in something, fight for it.

And when you see injustice, fight harder than you've ever fought before.

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there's nothing more intimate in life than simply being understood. And understanding someone else.

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...as your father, my instinct is to protect you ... Other people will want to protect you too. But remember that you are not a damsel in distress, waiting for some prince to rescue you. Forget the prince. With your brain and your resourcefulness, you can rescue yourself.

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No matter how far we come, our parents are always in us.

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So much harm comes into this world when the wrong thing is said.

But that's nothing compared to the pain from what goes unsaid.

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For me, Superman's greatest contribution has never been the superhero part: it's the Clark Kent part - the idea that any of us, in all our ordinariness, can change the world.

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I played Little League for one year. That was it. Then my mother realized I liked books and threatened my father. I owe her forever for that.

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I understand pain. I've lived with pain my entire life. But pain is nothing compared to betrayal. And betrayal is nothing compared to knowing that the javelin in your back was rammed there by the one person in your life you actually trusted.

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Overwatch doesn't just bring together the legal and espionage genres.

It merges family problems with professional ones, swirls in a major helping of murder and mayhem, and with a deft touch, reminds us why politics is-always-perso nal.

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Every life has forks in the road. And sometimes, the tines of that fork stab deep.

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Most archivists don't like surprises. That's why we work in the past.

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You tell them - you tell them there's a cost.

....Every decision we make in life, there's always a cost.

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About Brad Meltzer

Quotes 58 sayings
Profession Novelist
Birthday April 1, 1970

In this world, there was nothing scarier than trusting someone.

But there was also nothing more rewarding.

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Here's what I love: I love sitting at my desk, staring at the blank screen, and beginning that conversation with my imaginary friends.

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Don't go to eighth grade...don't talk about something old...don't bring up old memories that have nothing to do with who we are now. THIS is all that matters! TODAY.

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Not every President is a great speaker.

Not every President is a great thinker. But in the modern era, every single President is a master of one thing: eye contact.

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We're all being tested...That's what life is.

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The point is, as death gets closer - what's so wrong with wanting someone you love to live forever?

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There's nothing in the world like buried treasure-and people hungry and obsessed enough to risk their lives for it. Pirate Hunters isn't just a good story-it's a true one. Searching for the souls of its explorers, it takes you to the far tip of the plank and plunges you deep to the bottom of the ocean.

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There's nothing wrong with wanting someone to save us - or admitting we can't do it all ourselves.

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As I now often tell my daughter Lila, no matter what stage of life you're in, when you want something - no matter how impossible it seems - you need to fight for it. When you believe in something, fight for it. And when you see injustice, fight harder than you've ever fought before.

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I need the kind of help that comes with a side order of help.

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There is no better place to plot the death of a character than when you're miserable and working out.

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As I tell my daughter, when you want something in life - no matter how impossible it seems - you need to fight for it.

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Life is filled with trapdoors.

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In this life, y'ever notice that you face the same challenges again and again? We all do. They're challenges to your soul. We repeat them until we face them and master them. Yes we all have free will, but there're divine patterns out there, and the battle is to see them.

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Tell your story. That's the secret of immortality. The one true way to live forever.

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The past may not hurt you, but it won't challenge you, either.

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Our fathers never leave us. Ever.

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On the day my daughter was born, I started writing a book for her.

The plan was that, over the course of her life, I'd fill it with advice on how to be a strong woman. But along the way, I got caught up in the stories of Amelia Earhart, Sally Ride, and so many others. So how do you pick the best heroes for your kids?

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I love when I teach my son a good lesson. But I love it even more when he teaches me.

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I tend to do something for two years then move on to something new.

Yoga, then biking, then weight lifting, then back to biking. The moment it feels like a rut, I switch and search for a new love. It's like having a midlife crisis, but without the new wife or cheesy BMW.

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There's the life you live and the life you leave behind.

but what you share with someone else - especially someone you love - that's not just how you bury your past. It's how you write you future.

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And y'know what they decided the number one threat was? The destructive and disruptive capability of a small group. That's what they're worried about most... they're terrified of a small group with a committed goal.

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Today, I don't believe in destiny. But I do believe in history...There's nothing more powerful than history.

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...can I tell you something...? I don't think you're in love with the past. I think you're scared of the future.

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All writers steal from their own lives.

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Women are not weaker. Read that again. Women are not weaker. They are just as strong, just as resolute, just as creative, and are filled with just as much potential as any man.

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Greatness isn't something you should always be chasing.

There's greatness within all of us, and I think that's what we forget.

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History doesn't choose individual people.

History chooses everyone. Every day. The only question is: How long will you ignore the call?

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We all live best in our imaginations.

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Life delivers far less disappointment when your expectations are low.

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The worst lies in life are the ones we tell ourselves.

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Haven't you ever played Uno?... Sometimes you have to lose all your cards to win.

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Sharing education, sharing a book…that’s what changes the world.

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We make a great bad guy, and they all say they hate us.

But at the end of every day, people want to trust us. Because we're their government. And people trust their government.

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But to me, the most important page in my daughter's book is the last one - because it's blank. It says, "Your Hero's Photo Here," and, "Your Hero's Story Here."

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She wasn't tracking down her father to learn more about him.

She was tracking him down to learn more about herself.

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A little threat of evil is always the far better way to fill the seats.

But sometimes the monsters aren't who we think they are.

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