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“Most people lose the ability to see silver linings even though they are always there above us almost every day.”
Matthew Quick
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The Silver Linings Playbook
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“Most people lose the ability to see silver linings even though they are always there above us almost every day.”
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“Respect is not fear and awe; it denotes, in accordance with the root of the word (respicere = to look at), the ability to see a person as he is, to be aware of his individuality and uniqueness.”
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“See; you’re not going as fast as you can. You’re just going as fast as you will.”
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“The desire to see and the desire to ratify what one has seen are desires at odds with one another, if only because they proceed from separate places in the imagination.”
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“Because we see things, always, through the filter of who we are.”
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“That was her magic— she could still see the sunset even on those darkest days.”
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“We may be overwhelmed by it, but God isn’t. We may not see a way out, but God can. Because of Him, we can make a difference!”
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“Harold knew that the higher up he went, the farther he could see. So he decided to make the hill into a mountain.”
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“Blue Horse, Blue Horse, What do you see?”
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“Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? I see a red bird looking at me. ”
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“Black Sheep, Black Sheep what do you see?”
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“White Dog, White Dog, What do you see?”
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“Children, Children, What do you see? We see a brown bear, a red bird, a yellow duck, a blue horse, a green frog, a purple cat, a white dog, a black sheep, a goldfish, and a teacher looking at us. That’s what we see. ”
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“Goldfish, Goldfish, what do you see? I see a teacher looking at me.”
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“Purple Cat, Purple Cat, What do you see?”
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“Green Frog, Green Frog, What do you see?”
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“Teacher, Teacher, What do you see? I see children looking at me.”
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“The Old Lady is left alone. Sadly she wonders: ‘When shall I see my little Babar again?’ ”
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“Pete, you don’t need magic sunglasses to see things in a new way. Just remember to look for the good in every day.”
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“When what to my wondering eyes did appear, But a miniature sleigh and eight tiny rein-deer,”
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“But Grandmamma,” I said, “if nobody has ever seen The Grand High Witch, how can you be so sure she exists?” My grandmother gave me a long and very severe look. “Nobody has ever seen the Devil,” she said, “but we know he exists.”
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“We’ll work and we’ll work up so many surprises you’d never see half if you had forty eyes!”
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“Who could know that a baby bird was about to fall from its nest? Max knew, Max saw it from his open window. This bird was not ready to fly.”
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“In the weeks that followed, Max could be seen hovering like a summer dragonfly above the school gates. ”
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″ ‘I’m the ruler,’ said Yertle, ‘of all that I see. But I don’t see enough. That’s the trouble with me. With this stone for a throne. I look down on my pond but I cannot look down on the places beyond. This throne that I sit on is too, too low down. It ought to be higher!’ ”
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“If I could sit high, how much greater I’d be! What a king! I’d be ruler of all I could see!”
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“How wise are little children who see and are silent!”
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“The Bear went over the mountains, the Bear went over the mountain, the Bear went over the mountain To see what he could see.”
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“The bear went over the mountain, to see what he could see, hear what he could hear, smell what he could smell, touch what he could touch, and taste what he could taste; what a busy bear!”
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“The Hare hopped over the mountain, to see where Bear could be. On the other side of the mountain, she helped to set Bear free.”
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“The Owl swooped over the mountain, The Owl swooped over the mountain, The Owl swooped over the mountain, To see where Wolf could be. On the other side of the mountain, The other side of the mountain, The other side of the mountain, They had a Jamboree! YIPPEE! ”
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“Besides each child telling their wonderful stories, they also do a map of what the land looks like whilst they are living there, and thus - because we are going backwards - we see an unravelling of progress.”
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“As the wedding party moved through the forest, brightly plumed birds darted about in the cool green shadows beneath the trees. Though anxious about her sister, Nyasha was soon filled with excitement about all there was to see.”
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“Pretty soon the very old woman saw them coming. ‘My dear!’ she cried, ‘What are you doing? I asked for one little cat, and what do I see? ”
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“But Megan doesn’t know the first thing about Perdita, since she would never dream of talking to her. Only when the two girls are thrown together in detention does Megan begin to see Perdita as more than someone with an odd last name, as more than the school outcast. And slowly, Megan finds herself drawn into an almost-friendship.”
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“She saw something big and dark. ‘Giants are big and dark’, she thought. ‘Maybe that is a giant. I think it is a giant. I think that giant wants to get me.’ ”
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″ ‘Grandmamma, what great arms you have got!’ ‘That is the better to hug thee, my dear’ ‘Grandmama, what great legs you have got!’ ‘That is to run the better, my child’ ‘Grandmamma, what great ears you have got!’ ‘That is to hear the better, my child’ ‘Grandmamma, what great eyes you have got!’ ‘It is to see the better, my child’. ”
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The only person who saw her leave the house was the younger brother - which is why he feels particularly guilty about her disappearance.
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“Such a cry was never made as made by all the hens in the yard when they saw Chanticleer captured.”
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″ ‘See’, said the widow as the fox slunk into the grove, ‘that is the result of trusting in flattery.’ ”
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“‘I’m eighteen year old now an’ I want to see the world. I’m agoin!’”
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“Next time you see me, my dancin’ days will be over forever.”
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“The best way of travel, however, if you aren’t in a hurry at all, if you don’t care where you are going, if you don’t like to use your legs, if you want to see everything quite clearly, if you don’t want to be annoyed at all by any choice of directions, is in a balloon.”
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″ ‘I neither believe in ghosts nor feel uneasy,’ he replied. ‘I never saw a ghost myself, and I never met with any one who had; and I have generally found that strange and unaccountable things have almost always been accounted for, and found to be quite simple, on close examination.’ ”
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“I’ve seen a lot o’ fellows that were always poring over books, and when they came to try to do anything, they were no better than baboons!”

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