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finding Quotes

50 of the best book quotes about finding
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“Now you’re looking for the secret... but you wont find it, because of course you’re not really looking. You don’t really want to know. You want to be fooled.”
Christopher Priest
author
The Prestige
book
secrets
reality
want
knowing
finding
looking
magician
fooled
concepts
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“Look, I’m going to find a way to be happy, and I’d really love to be happy with you, but if I can’t be happy with you, then I’ll find a way to be happy without you.”
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“Time is all you have. And you may find one day that you have less than you think.”
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“I knew who he was: I would recognize that scent anywhere. Unmistakably Ethan. I’d found the boy.”
The Dog
Ethan Montgomery
characters
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“I realized that today I truly understood my purpose as Ellie: not just to Find people but to save them.
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“I guess I had never bothered to consider that there might such a thing as a boy, but now that I had found one, I thought it was just about the most wonderful concept in the world. He smelled of mud and sugar and an animal I’d never scented before, and a faint meaty odor clung to his fingers, so I licked them.”
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“One of the best guides to how to be self-loving is to give ourselves the love we are often dreaming about receiving from others. There was a time when I felt lousy about my over-forty body, saw myself as too fat, too this, or too that. Yet I fantasized about finding a lover who would give me the gift of being loved as I am.”
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“When I thought about Jakob, I realized that his cold dedication to Find helped me get over my separation from Ethan—there was no time for grieving. I had too much work to do.”
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“We found that for leaders to make something great, their ambition has to be for the greatness of the work and the company, rather than for themselves.”
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″ You’ll be sick or feeling troubled or deeply in love or quietly uncertain or even content for the first time in your life. It won’t matter. Out of the blue, beyond any cause you can trace, you’ll suddenly realize things are not how you perceived them to be at all. ”
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“No soul that seriously and constantly desires joy will ever miss it. Those who seek find. To those who knock it is opened.”
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“Bruno had read enough books about explorers to know that one could never be sure what one was going to find.”
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″.. being accustomed to think of Him often, you will find it easy to keep your mind calm in the time of prayer, or at least to recall it from its wanderings.”
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“Maybe her gods are kinder than ours, and she will find rest”
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“The ease. Us, the children… I never realized how easily people could be trained to accept slavery”
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“You can find something truly important in an ordinary minute.”
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″‘Are you looking for a home?’ the preacher asked, real soft, to Winn-Dixie. Winn-Dixie wagged his tail. ‘Well,’ the preacher said. ‘I guess you’ve found one.‘”
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“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
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“I remember a text that hung in my nursery as a child. ‘Be sure thy sin will find thee out.’ It’s very true, that.”
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“And they will find ten dead bodies and an unsolved problem on Soldier Island.”
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“Find, develop, and support good people, and they in turn will find, develop, and own good ideas.”
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“Now you’re looking for the secret, but you won’t find it, because of course you’re not really looking. You don’t really want to know. You want to be fooled.”
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“If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world. If none of my earthly pleasures satisfy it, that does not prove that the universe is a fraud.
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“I bet if we dusted her heart for fingerprints, we’d only find yours.”
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“Your job isn’t to find these ideas but to recognize them when they show up.”
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“The village itself can be seen only from the corner of the eye. It is difficult to find but, once found, you will never lose it.”
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“I find I don’t learn a lot while I’m talking.”
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“In the town they tell the story of the great pearl—how it was found and how it was lost again.”
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“Spaceflight, therefore, is subversive. If they are fortunate enough to find themselves in orbit, most people, after a little meditation, have similar thoughts.”
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“At the very moment that humans discovered the scale of the universe and found that their most unconstrained fancies were in fact dwarfed by the true dimensions of even the Milky Way Galaxy, they took steps that ensured that their descendants would be unable to see the stars at all.”
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“I have to find my mother!”
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″ I want to go home! I want my mother!”
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“Where is my mother?”
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“I did have a mother, I know I did. I have to find her. I will. I WILL!”
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After being separated by their circumstances they manage to find each other, and reunite.
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Beautiful illustrations telling the story of a dish and a spoon who find themselves in trouble.
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“None of the windows was his window.”
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“At first his Grandmother, Baba, did not want to knit white mittens. ‘If you drop one in the snow,’ she warned, ‘you’ll never find it.’ ”
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“I didn’t know I’d lost a button...tonight I’ll go and see if I can find it.”
Corduroy
character
lost
toys
finding
bear
concepts
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“Where you going to find the honey? Here in the water? Now that seems funny.”
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“One shiny wet nose! Two big furry ears! Two big goggly eyes! IT’S A BEAR!!!!”
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″‘Yes, anything that’s lying on the ground,’ said Pippi. A little further on, an old man lay sleeping on the lawn in front of his house. ‘That’s lying on the ground,’ said Pippi, ‘and we’ve found him. We’ll take him!‘”
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“This looks just like a honey tree. And ... it feels just like a honey tree. And... it goes ‘Buzz! Buzz!’ like a honey tree. And... it tastes just like a honey tree!”
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“Robert rushed to the gravel-pit, found the Psammead, and presently wished for— But that, too, is another story.”
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After finding a mysterious, handmade field guide in the attic of the ramshackle old mansion they’ve just moved into, Jared; his twin brother, Simon; and their older sister, Mallory, discover that there’s a magical and maybe dangerous world existing parallel to our own—the world of faerie. The Grace children want to share their story, but the faeries will do everything possible to stop them...
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“Nobody has seen my hat. What if I never see it again? What if nobody ever finds it?”
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“I find this ball. Very soon I tell you everything. Little fish not so good now. Not so many. We need big fish sometimes from deep sea. We smoke fish. Then we have plenty fish to eat. You understand?” The outrigger was a great deal heavier than it looked. I helped Kensuke drag it down the beach and into the sea. “This very good boat” he said, as we lifted Stella in.
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“Three berry Four berry Hayberry Strawberry”
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“And there his friends found him.”
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“This is the dog who smelled the smell of a bone and a tin and a bear as well.”

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