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places Quotes

20 of the best book quotes about places
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“The purpose of bureaucracy is to compensate for incompetence and lack of discipline–a problem that largely goes away if you have the right people in the first place.”
Jim Collins
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incompetence
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right people
compensate
lack of discipline
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“That place of true healing is a fierce place. It’s a giant place. It’s a place of monstrous beauty and endless dark and glimmering light. And you have to work really, really, really hard to get there, but you can do it.”
Brave Enough
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“I simply fell in love - like you fall in love with a person - and schemed to find a way to stay there. It wasn’t easy.”
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“Where you are is who you are. The inside further inside you the place moves, the more your identity is intertwined with it. Never casual, the choice of place is the choice of something you crave.”
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“Whatever a guidebook says, whether or not you leave somewhere with a sense of the place is entirely a matter of smell and instinct.”
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“Any arbitrary turning along the way and I would be elsewhere; I would be different.”
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“Everyone’s got some place to be. Finding God is not on the schedule.”
God
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Daniel Jae Ho Bae
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“Alone had always felt like an actual place to me, as if it weren’t a state of being, but rather a room where I could retreat to be who I really was.”
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“You do not live in America. No such place exists.”
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“He thought: Peaceful sound. Peaceful place…. He thought: Best of an island is once you get there—you can’t go any farther … you’ve come to the end of things…. He knew, suddenly, that he didn’t want to leave the island.”
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″ The more that you READ, the more things you will KNOW. The more that you LEARN, the more places you’ll GO.”
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“Alone had always felt like an actual place to me, as if it weren’t a state of being, but rather a room where I could retreat to be who I really was.”
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“Her neck scars are a road map, too, aren’t they? Places she’s been best not to remember”
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“I think Haiti is a place that suffers so much from neglect that people only want to hear about it when it’s at its extreme. And that’s what they end up knowing about it.”
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“Incompetence knows no barriers of time or place.”
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“In the universe, on a planet, on a continent, in a country, in a city, on a block, in a house, in a window, in the rain, a little girl named Madlenka finds out her tooth wiggles...”
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“In the town live witches nine: three in worsted, three in rags, and three in velvet fine...”
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“Then she thought she’d found the perfect place...and it was! But not everyone thought so...”
Beegu
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Beegu
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“No, Hell wasn’t anything to do with places, Hell was all to do with people. Maybe Hell was people. […] No place was Hell, no place could be Hell. It’s the people calling it Hell, that’s the only thing that made it so.”
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“I am a creature of several worlds. I know the house and the village and have my place in both.”

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