Good memories are like charms...Each is special. You collect them, one by one, until one day you look back and discover they make a long, colorful bracelet.— James Patterson
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Your mind creates your reality. If you expect nothing, you open up the universe to give you options. If you expect the worst, you usually get it.
A friend of mine once defined love as finding someone you can talk to late into the night
Some poeple just don't have what it takes to appreciate a cookie.
I grew up in a house full of women: my mother, grandmother, three sisters, and two female cats. And I still have the buzz of their conversations in my head. As an adult, I have more female friends than male ones: I just love the way that women talk.
you're a diabolical little pyro, aren't you? He blushed modestly.
Who, last time I'd checked, was still on our official archenemy list.
(Yes, we have to keep a list. It's kind of sad.)
Some kids get called "bundles of joy" or "slices of heaven" or "dreams come true." We got "the fifty-fourth generation of DNA experiments." Doesn't have the same warm and fuzzy feel. But maybe I'm oversensitive.
They call me, The Sharkalator
Excuse me? I'm alive too.
Max-I'm not going to die today.
Oh great. Yoda captured us.
Gazzy: "Just Ten?" Angel: "No." Gazzy: "Five?" Angel: "No.
Ari felt like, Hellooo, I have wings! I turn into a wolf! Blending is out is out of the question!
At that moment I had no mind to change, or not change, or throw against the nearest wall.
I looked around. As flock leader, everyone was expecting me to make a decision. Jeb's presence here would bring uncertainty, chaos, probably danger. It would perk up my day.
I had to give him props, but how annoying of him to be a hero when I was trying so hard to dislike him. It was downright selfish.
The weird, weird thing about devastating loss is that life actually goes on.
When you're faced with a tragedy, a loss so huge that you have no idea how you can live through it, somehow, the world keeps turning, the seconds keep ticking.
Bad stuff happens. Sometimes it makes no sense at all. Sometimes its unfair. Sometimes, it just plain sucks. Bad stuff happens sometimes. Always remember that, but remember that you have to move on somehow. You just pick your head up and stare at something beautiful like the sky, or the ocean, and you move the hell on.
If you love something let it go.. if it comes back its yours
And there I was, pretty as heck, brown eyes, a few freckles, fashion challenged, and a bad attitude. Max II.
I never miss a good chance to shut up
Assume nothing, question everything.
maybe, beauty, true beauty, is so overwhelming, it goes straight to our hearts.
maybe it makes us feel emotions that are locked away inside
Half the time when brothers wrestle, it's just an excuse to hug each other.
Homework is a term that means grown up imposed yet self-afflicting torture.
Popcorn for breakfast! Why not? It's a grain. It's like grits, but with high self-esteem.
The receptionist looked us over, then went back to typing something incredibly urgent—like her résumé́ for another job.
For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin -- real life.
But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.
Because what’s worse than knowing you want something, besides knowing you can never have it?
Basically, I have two speeds.... Hostile or smart-aleck. Your choice.
I'm a girl of extremes. When I love something, I'm like a puppy dog (without all the licking). When I'm cranky, I'm a wasp (like a whole hive of 'em). And when I'm angry, I'm a Mother Bear with a predator after her cubs: Dangerous.
Max, you're acting like a child, the Voice said.
You're above rebelling against your fate just to rebel. You've got a date with destiny. Don't be late." I brushed some hair out of my eyes. Is that a movie quote? Or is it an actual date? I don't remember destiny asking me. I never even gave destiny my phone number.
Always expect the unexpected. Right around Thanksgiving, when the new Alex Cross will be out. It's called Four Blind Mice and it's a pretty amazing story about several murders inside the military.
If my life were a corny horror movie, and the heroine was lost and alone, trapped in an underwater cave, what would happen next? If you guessed, “She drops her flashlight, and it hits a rock and breaks, leaving her in utter darkness,” you would be right. But I bet you didn’t guess the part about an attack by a giant octopus.
If you're in the room, I want to be next to you.
If you're gone, I think about you. You're who I want to talk to. In a fight, I want you at my back. When we're together the sun is shining. When we're apart, everything is in shades of gray.
Besides my great fashion sense? I play a mean harmonica.
He grinned at me so unexpectedly I forgot to flap for a second and dropped several feet. "You looove me," he crooned smugly. Holding his arms out wide, he added, "You love me this much.
So there you have it, the extent of my charms: brown hair and eyes like unbarfed chocolate. I'm a lucky girl." -Max
living life was like putting the beach into a jar.
The point wasn’t to fit everything in; it was to attend to the most important things first—the big, beautiful rocks—the most valuable people and experiences—and fit the lesser things in around them. Otherwise, the best things might get left out
The act of laughing releases some nice chemical into your brain, you feel good and it's free.
I don't damsel well. Distress, I can do. Damseling? Not so much.
You stand out like a fart in a church.
I offered to pee on him, but they said no
He could totally be your boyfriend," [Angel] went on with annoying persistence.
"You guys could get married. I could be like a junior bridesmaid. Total could be your flower dog.
She had a lot of hugs to give, but not enough people to give them to.
Sundown had bloodied the horizon over the uneven rooftops of South Boston.
Birds were perched on every roof and seemed to be watching the girl walking slowly below. - Cradle and All
Call me crazy, but there's just something cheering about seeing huge raptors tear into Eraser flesh.
Um, there's a girl meeting her friend,' he went on.
'Her friend is giving her an ice-cream cone. Oh-it's dripping. Huh. It, uh, dripped on her...chest.' Iggy drew in a hissing breath. It's gonna stain for sure,' the Gasman said. 'That's chocolate.' Hmm,' Fang said, watching, the girl dab at her chest with a paper napkin.