Cameron Quotes

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A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity." [Letter to Max Brod, July 5, 1922]
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Franz Kafka
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And this must be Avery?" "Oh, God, no," Cam said. "This is Candy, Mom." His mother's eyes widened and a bit of color infused her cheeks. "Uh, I'm..." "I'm Avery," I said, shooting Cam a look. "You had it right." She spun around, smacking Cam across the arm. Hard, too. "Cameron! Oh my God. I thought..." She smacked him again and he laughed. "You're terrible.
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J. Lynn (Wait for You (Wait for You, #1))
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Tell me, Cameron Ann Morgan, what do you want to be when you grow up?" "Alive.
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Ally Carter (United We Spy (Gallagher Girls, #6))
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In Emma's defense, Cameron's annoying, but he's hot." Julian gave her a look. "I mean, if you like guys who look like a redheaded Captain America, which I... don't? "Captain America is definitely the most handsome Avenger," said Cristina. "But I like the Hulk. I would like to heal his broken heart." "We're Nephilim," said Julian. "We're not even supposed to know about the Avengers. Besides," he added, "Iron Man is obviously the best-looking.
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Cassandra Clare (Lady Midnight (The Dark Artifices, #1))
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I can't promise not to make you mad. I can't promise that I won't hurt you. All I can promise is that I want you in my life, and I'll do anything to keep you there.
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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How Not to Break Into Sublevel Two (A list by Cameron Morgan, with help from Macey McHenry) .... -Teleportation: Sure, Liz says she has an excellent working theory, but she doesn't have a prototype yet. And without a prototype it's pretty much a moot point. -That thing Bex's parents did in Dubai with liquid nitrogen, an earthquake simulator, and a ferret: Because we don't have a ferret.
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Ally Carter (Only the Good Spy Young (Gallagher Girls, #4))
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I wasn't planning on dumping Cameron. We were here, and he called, and his face showed up on my phone- well, actually a llama came up on my phone because I don't actually have a picture of him so I just used a llama- and the llama made me so angry I just couldn't help myself." "Bad time to be a llama." "Is there ever a good time, really?
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Cassandra Clare (Lady Midnight (The Dark Artifices, #1))
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Why do you think Beauty picked the Beast? It was the library.
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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I had to leave my debit card at home when I went into a bookstore or else I would drain my account.
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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The only true currency in this bankrupt world are the moments you share with someone when you're uncool.
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Cameron Crowe
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Not everything that can be counted counts. Not everything that counts can be counted.
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William Bruce Cameron (Informal Sociology: a casual introduction to sociological thinking)
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Jack turned to Cameron. "Do you just line them up, waiting to yell at me, on the off chance I'll stop by?
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Julie James (Something About You (FBI/US Attorney, #1))
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In times of pain, when the future is too terrifying to contemplate and the past too painful to remember, I have learned to pay attention to right now. The precise moment I was in was always the only safe place for me.
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Julia Cameron (The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity)
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Because failure isn't an option if success is just a matter of more effort.
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W. Bruce Cameron (A Dog's Purpose (A Dog's Purpose, #1))
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Where is Wilkins, anyway?" Cameron asked. "In the living room, being accosted by eighteen women who think he's a stripper. I thought it was best to duck in here." "So much for never leaving a man behind." "If he starts screaming, I'll lay down a cover fire and go pull him out.
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Julie James (Something About You (FBI/US Attorney, #1))
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Remember that yours is not the only heart that may be wishing for love.
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Cameron Dokey (Before Midnight)
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I felt this awful obligation to be charming or at least have something to say, and the pressure of having to be charming (or merely verbal) incapacitates me.
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Peter Cameron (Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You)
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As you move toward a dream, the dream moves toward you.
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Julia Cameron
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You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him.
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W. Bruce Cameron (A Dog's Journey (A Dog's Purpose, #2))
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Love is simple. You fall and that's it. You'll work the other stuff out. You just gotta let yourself fall and have faith that someone will be there to catch you.
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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Ty is like... a ninja on crack.
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Abigail Roux (Armed & Dangerous (Cut & Run, #5))
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I hate when people say 'I see'. It doesn't mean anything and I think it's hostile. Whenever anyone tells me 'I see' I think they're really saying 'Fuck you'.
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Peter Cameron (Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You)
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I love you, Missy girl. Even if I can't be with you, know that I'm here. So, that's it. More than the stars, Taylor. More than the stars.
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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Cameron, my heart is quite literally in this," he hisses through gritted teeth. Swooning words. A romantic declaration. I can barely stop my eyes from rolling. "Save it for when we get her back," I grumble.
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Victoria Aveyard (King's Cage (Red Queen, #3))
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Leap, and the net will appear.
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Julia Cameron (The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity)
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Worrying is arrogant because God knows what He's doing.
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Barbara Cameron (A Time to Heal (Quilts of Lancaster County, #2))
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Dogs have important jobs, like barking when the doorbell rings, but cats have no function in a house whatsoever.
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W. Bruce Cameron (A Dog's Purpose (A Dog's Purpose, #1))
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What if she was meant to be, or could have been, someone important in my life? I think that's what scares me: the randomness of everything. That the people who could be important to you might just pass you by. Or you pass them by. How do you know...I felt that by walking away I was abandoning [them], that I spent my entire life, day after day, abandoning people.
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Peter Cameron (Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You)
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There is nothing more important than your eternal salvation.
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Kirk Cameron
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I had to cease to mourn what could never be and make the most of what was possible. And I would begin doing that by trying to mend the hurts of the past.
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Cameron Dokey (The Wild Orchid: A Retelling of The Ballad of Mulan)
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Maybe I still haven't become me. I don't know how you tell for sure when you finally have.
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Emily M. Danforth (The Miseducation of Cameron Post)
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I often feel like I want to think something but I can't find the language that coincides with the thoughts, so it remains felt, not thought. Sometimes I feel like I'm thinking in Swedish without knowing Swedish.
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Peter Cameron (Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You)
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Love so joyfully and freely given can never be taken away. It is never truly gone.
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Cameron Dokey (Before Midnight)
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Whoa, there. Calm down." "Don't tell me what to do." "Okay, fine. Freak out.
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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I just liked girls because I couldn't help not to.
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Emily M. Danforth (The Miseducation of Cameron Post)
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You do not need to work to become spiritual. You are spiritual; you need only to remember that fact. Spirit is within you. God is within you. (67)
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Julia Cameron (God is No Laughing Matter: Observations and Objections on the Spiritual Path)
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I only feel like myself when I am alone.
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Peter Cameron (Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You)
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It's none of his business." "You are my business. I made you my business. I want you to be my business.
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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Procrastination is not Laziness", I tell him. "It is fear. Call it by its right name, and forgive yourself.
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Julia Cameron (The Prosperous Heart)
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Loving you was the best mistake I ever made
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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We're seniors." "I know," I said "So aren't you... curious?" "About what?" "About life. Out there. Life!" she said again. "Tell me, Cameron Ann Morgan, what do you want to be when you grow up?" We'd reached another door, and I stopped and looked up at the camera that monitored the entrance, just as I whispered, "Alive.
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Ally Carter (United We Spy (Gallagher Girls, #6))
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Life is a spiritual dance and that our unseen partner has steps to teach us if we will allow ourselves to be led. The next time you are restless, remind yourself it is the universe asking 'Shall we dance?
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Julia Cameron
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We were both broken, trying to become unbroken. Maybe we just needed a little help. Not to fix each other, but to help us fix ourselves.
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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Writing is like breathing, it's possible to learn to do it well, but the point is to do it no matter what.
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Julia Cameron (The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation Into the Writing Life)
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We are all glamorous, some more so than others.
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Iain Cameron Williams (The Empirical Observations of Algernon)
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There must be a mistake," I said. He adjusted his bag on his shoulder. "That's a creative name. What do you shorten it to? Missy?
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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Cameron found himself smiling as he thought about the two tough, acerbic FBI agents. "It's so cute. They're in love." "It's like watching two kittens fight with machetes," Julian muttered. "Julian." "What? Its weird!" "No its not. They're perfect for each other. Poor Zane though," Cameron murmured. "In love with Ty Grady." He couldn't imagine how frustrating that would be. Then Julian inhaled, and Cameron chuckled slightly. Yeah, he could actually.
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Abigail Roux (Armed & Dangerous (Cut & Run, #5))
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Pray to catch the bus, then run as fast as you can.
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Julia Cameron (The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity)
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Worry about tomorrow steals the joy from today.
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Barbara Cameron (A Time to Love (Quilts of Lancaster County, #1))
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I didn’t want anybody seeing my fire until I burned them with it.
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Cameron Conaway (Caged: Memoirs of a Cage-Fighting Poet)
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Curiosity is the most powerful thing you own.
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James Cameron
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But do you know how old I will be by the time I learn to really play the piano / act / paint / write a decent play?" Yes . . . the same age you will be if you don't.
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Julia Cameron (The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity)
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A man who plants a tree could never be called a pessimist.
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Iain Cameron Williams (The KAHNS of Fifth Avenue)
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I always tell the girls never take it seriously, if you never take it seriously you never get hurt, if you never get hurt you always have fun, and if you ever get lonely just go to the record store and visit your friends.
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Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous (Screenplays))
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I knew my mother was right, but that didn't change the way I felt about things. People always think that if they can prove they're right, you'll change your mind.
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Peter Cameron (Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You)
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I found the idea of being a librarian very appealing--working in a place where people had to whisper and only speak when necessary. If only the world were like that!
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Peter Cameron (Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You)
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if you set your goals ridiculously high and its a failure, you will fail above everyone elses success
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James Cameron
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That is what love is I thought. A possibility that becomes a choice. A choice you keep making over and over. Day after day. Year after year. Time after time.
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Cameron Dokey (Golden)
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Stare at the dark too long and you will eventually see what isn’t there.
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Cameron Jace (Snow White Sorrow (The Grimm Diaries, #1))
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Giving up is always an option, but not always a failure.
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Cameron Conaway (Caged: Memoirs of a Cage-Fighting Poet)
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God does not give us more than we can handle," I am told but I wonder if God doesn't overestimate me just a little. Or perhaps, and this is likely, I underestimate God.
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Julia Cameron (Finding Water: The Art of Perseverance)
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Creativity requires faith. Faith requires that we relinquish control.
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Julia Cameron
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Serious art is born from serious play.
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Julia Cameron (The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity)
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No matter what your age or your life path, whether making art is your career or your hobby or your dream, it is not too late or too egotistical or too selfish or too silly to work on your creativity.
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Julia Cameron (The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity)
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...and there I was sending all the wrong signals to the right people in the wrong ways. Again, again, again.
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Emily M. Danforth (The Miseducation of Cameron Post)
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I'd rather be your loser than some other girl's winner.
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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New York is strange in the summer. Life goes on as usual but it’s not, it’s like everyone is just pretending, as if everyone has been cast as the star in a movie about their life, so they’re one step removed from it. And then in September it all gets normal again.
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Peter Cameron (Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You)
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She is so lovely she could kill you without you even noticing it. A monster girl who knows when to kiss and when to kill.
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Cameron Jace (Snow White Sorrow (The Grimm Diaries, #1))
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Hunter kissed me as if he was going to hell, and he had this one kiss left and he was going to make the most of it.
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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My purpose, my whole life, had been to love him and be with him, to make him happy. I didn’t want to cause any unhappiness nowβ€”in that way, I decided it was probably better than he wasn’t here to see this, though I missed him so much at that moment the ache of it was as bad as the strange pains in my belly.
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W. Bruce Cameron (A Dog's Purpose (A Dog's Purpose, #1))
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One man’s nonsense is another man’s sense.
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Peter Cameron (Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You)
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I wish the whole day were like breakfast, when people are still connected to their dreams, focused inward, and not yet ready to engage with the world around them. I realized this is how I am all day; for me, unlike other people, there doesn't come a moment after a cup of coffee or a shower or whatever when I suddenly feel alive and awake and connected to the world. If it were always breakfast, I would be fine.
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Peter Cameron (Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You)
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A woman's heart is an ocean of deep secrets.
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James Cameron (James Cameron's Titanic)
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Hope is not a strategy. Luck is not a factor. Fear is not an option.
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James Cameron
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It's not your job to save me...but I want you around.
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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All monsters must die except the beautiful ones
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Cameron Jace (Snow White Sorrow (The Grimm Diaries, #1))
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Cam and I just broke up." Cam laughed, hugging me even tighter into his side. I huffed, trying to wriggle free. "What are you doing?" "Getting back together with you.
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Samantha Young (Down London Road (On Dublin Street, #2))
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I don't like you. I don't like how your hair smells, and how I can't stop thinking about waking up and seeing your face. I hate how my bed felt empty when you left. I don't like how good you were with my family, especially Harper, and how I wanted ot see you with them again, but not just as a guest. As a member. You're right. I don't like you at all.
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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If Cameron kidnaps you, kills you, then buries your lifeless body in a shallow grave in the desert where your remains lay decomposing for several decades until they're accidentally discovered by some guy on a journey to awaken his spirit at the Salinas Pueblo Missions, can I have your iMac?" I gaped at her. "You've really thought this out. "I love your iMac." "I love my iMac too, and you're not getting her." "But you'll be decomposing.
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Darynda Jones (Death and the Girl Next Door (Darklight, #1))
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People who have only good experiences aren't very interesting. They may be content, and happy after a fashion, but they aren't very deep. It may seem a misfortune now, and it makes things difficult, but well--it's easy to feel all the happy, simple stuff. Not that happiness is necessarily simple. But I don't think you're going to have a life like that, and I think you'll be the better for it. The difficult thing is to not be overwhelmed by the bad patches. You must not let them defeat you. You must see them as a gift--a cruel gift, but a gift nonetheless.
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Peter Cameron (Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You)
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Most of us are not raised to actively encounter our destiny. We may not know that we have one. As children, we are seldom told we have a place in life that is uniquely ours alone. Instead, we are encouraged to believe that our life should somehow fulfill the expectations of others, that we will (or should) find our satisfactions as they have found theirs. Rather than being taugh to ask ourselves who we are, we are schooled to ask others. We are, in effect, trained to listen to others' versions of ourselves. We are brought up in our life as told to us by someone else! When we survey our lives, seeking to fulfill our creativity, we often see we had a dream that went glimmering because we believed, and those around us believed, that the dream was beyond our reach. Many of us would have been, or at least might have been, done, tried something, if... If we had known who we really were.
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Julia Cameron
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I want you. Right now. If you said yes, I would kiss you. I would kiss you until we both forgot that lips were made for anything other than kissing. I'd take you out of that outfit, as cute as it is. I want to see what you look like with nothing on. I want to make you sigh like you did with the cake. I want to be with you. Right now.
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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Unhappy memories are persistent. They're specific, and it's the details that refuse to leave us alone. Though a happy memory may stay with you just as long as one that makes you miserable, what you remember softens over time. What you recall is simply that you were happy, not necessarily the individual moments that brought about your joy. But the memory of something painful does just the opposite. It retains its original shape, all bony fingers and pointy elbows. Every time it returns, you get a quick poke in the eye or jab in the stomach. The memory of being unhappy has the power to hurt us long after the fact. We feel the injury anew each and every time we think of it.
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Cameron Dokey (Belle)
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Covert Operations Report At approximately 0900 hours on Saturday, October 14, Operative Morgan was given a stern lecture by Agent Townsend, a tracking device by Agent Cameron, and a very scary look from Operative Goode. (She also got a tip that her bra strap was showing from Operative McHenry.) The Operative then undertook a basic reconnaissance mission inside a potentially hostile location. (But it wasn't as hostile as Operative Baxter was going to be if everything didn't go according to plan.)
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Ally Carter (Out of Sight, Out of Time (Gallagher Girls, #5))
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The job of a good dog was ultimately to be with them, remaining by their sides no matter what course their lives might take. All I could do now was offer him comfort, the assurance that as he left this life he was not alone but rather was tended by the dog who loved him more than anything in the whole world.
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W. Bruce Cameron (A Dog's Purpose (A Dog's Purpose, #1))
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I'm still trying to decide how I feel about the fact that you knew about this before I did." "Don't be disappointed," Jack said. "The fact that I've been ridiculously proud of you for days doesn't change how excited you should be about this. Besides, I pretty much know everything. You should probably just start getting used to it." "And on that note, I'm hanging up," Cameron said. "Rushing me off so you can call Collin next?" Jack teased. "No" she said emphatically. Damn, he really did know everything.
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Julie James (Something About You (FBI/US Attorney, #1))
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That's what they all say. Everyone says they want to know you, but they don't. They want to know the nice things, the pretty things. No one wants to know the ugly parts, the parts that keep you up at night. They say they're okay with it, but then they drift away and you never see them again. I've seen it happen way too many times.
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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Interacting with other people does not come naturally to me; it is a strain and requires effort, and since it does not come naturally I feel like I am not really myself when I make that effort. I feel fairly comfortable with my family, but even with them I sometimes feel the strain of not being alone.
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Peter Cameron (Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You)
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Mister Cameron - I have read the unexpurgated Ovid, the love poems of Sappho, the Decameron in the original, and a great many texts in Greek and Latin histories that were not though fit for proper gentlemen to read, much less proper ladies. I know in precise detail what Caligula did to, and with, his sisters, and I can quote it to you in Latin or in my own translation if you wish. I am interested in historical truth, and truth in history is often unpleasant and distasteful to those of fine sensibility. I frankly doubt that you will produce anything to shock me.
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Mercedes Lackey (The Fire Rose (Elemental Masters, #0))
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Being in the mood to write, like being in the mood to make love, is a luxury that isn't necessary in a long-term relationship. Just as the first caress can lead to a change of heart, the first sentence, however tentative and awkward, can lead to a desire to go just a little further.
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Julia Cameron (The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation Into the Writing Life)
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I always looked forward to being an adult, because I thought the adult world was, wellβ€”adult. That adults weren’t cliquey or nasty, that the whole notion of being cool, or in, or popular would case to be the arbiter of all things social, but I was beginning to realize that the adult world was as nonsensically brutal and socially perilous as the kingdom of childhood.
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Peter Cameron (Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You)
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I invited a few people to help celebrate your birthday," Cameron said sheepishly. She threw up her hands. "Surprise." "We sort of come with the package," Collin explained. "Think of it as a collective gift from all of us to you: five bona fide annoying and overly intrusive new best friends." "It's the gift that keeps on giving," Wilkins said. Jack grinned. "I'm touched. Really. And since it appears I'm going to be moving in, let me be the first to say that all of you are always welcome at my and Cameron's house. Subject to a minimum of forty-eight hours prior notification.
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Julie James (Something About You (FBI/US Attorney, #1))
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We need to bridge our sense of loneliness and disconnection with a sense of community and continuity even if we must manufacture it from our time on the Web and our use of calling cards to connect long distance. We must β€œlog on” somewhere, and if it is only in cyberspace, that is still far better than nowhere at all. (264)
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Julia Cameron (God is No Laughing Matter: Observations and Objections on the Spiritual Path)
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I've never eaten here so I don't know what's good. Peanut butter and jelly is always good. You can't screw that up. Peanut butter and jelly has always been there for me and is one of the constants in my life. Peanut butter and jelly has never done me wrong. It's my favorite." "Should I leave you two alone when it gets here? Sounds like you don't need me.
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Chelsea M. Cameron (My Favorite Mistake (My Favorite Mistake, #1))
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A story is alive, as you and I are. It is rounded by muscle and sinew. Rushed with blood. Layered with skin, both rough and smooth. At its core lies soft marrow of hard, white bone. A story beats with the heart of every person who has ever strained ears to listen. On the breath of the storyteller, it soars. Until its images and deeds become so real you can see them in the air, shimmering like oases on the horizon line. A story can fly like a bee, so straight and swift you catch only the hum of its passing. Or move so slowly it seems motionless, curled in upon itself like a snake in the sun. It can vanish like smoke before the wind. Linger like perfume in the nose. Change with every telling, yet always remain the same.
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Cameron Dokey
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ROSE: I love you, Jack. JACK: No...don’t say your goodbyes, Rose. Don’t you give up. Don’t do it. ROSE: I’m so cold. JACK: You’re going to get out of this...you’re going to go on and you’re going to make babies and watch them grow and you’re going to die an old lady, warm in your bed. Not here...Not this night. Do you understand me? ROSE: I can’t feel my body. JACK: Rose, listen to me. Winning that ticket was the best thing that ever happened to me. It brought me to you. And I’m thankful, Rose. I’m thankful. You must do me this honor...promise me you will survive....that you will never give up...not matter what happens...no matter how hopeless...promise me now, and never let go of that promise. ROSE: I promise. JACK: Never let go. ROSE: I promise. I will never let go, Jack. I’ll never let go.
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James Cameron (" Titanic " Script Book)
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He’s the kind of man who if you gave him a gun and told him he had two choicesβ€”β€œshoot one of your dogs or shoot yourself in the head”—he’d put the gun to his ear and pull the trigger.” β€œHell, Jules, you’d do the same thing if someone did that to you and your goddamned cats,” Blake said in amusement. β€œNo,” Julian murmured with a shake of his head. β€œNo, there’s a third option. People like us, we’re third-option people. We take the gun, stuff it in the person’s mouth, and eliminate the problem. Walk off into the sunset with our kitty.
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Abigail Roux (Warrior's Cross)
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We should write because it is human nature to write. Writing claims our world. It makes it directly and specifically our own. We should write because humans are spiritual beings and writing is a powerful form of prayer and meditation, connecting us both to our own insights and to a higher and deeper level of inner guidance. We should write because writing brings clarity and passion to the act of living. Writing is sensual, experiential, grounding. We should write because writing is good for the soul. We should write because writing yields us a body of work, a felt path through the world we live in. We should write, above all, because we are writers, whether we call ourselves that or not.
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Julia Cameron (The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation Into the Writing Life)
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Most people think things are not real unless they are spoken, that it's the uttering of something, not the thinking of it, that legitimizes it. I suppose this is why people always want other people to say "I love you." I think just the opposite - that thoughts are realest when thought, that expressing them distorts or dilutes them, that it is best for them to stay in the dark climate-controlled airport chapel of your mind, that if they're released into the air and light they will be affected in a way that alters them, like film accidentally exposed.
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Peter Cameron (Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You)
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Perfectionism doesn't believe in practice shots. It doesn't believe in improvement. Perfectionism has never heard that anything worth doing is worth doing badly--and that if we allow ourselves to do something badly we might in time become quite good at it. Perfectionism measures our beginner's work against the finished work of masters. Perfectionism thrives on comparison and competition. It doesn't know how to say, "Good try," or "Job well done." The critic does not believe in creative glee--or any glee at all, for that matter. No, perfectionism is a serious matter.
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Julia Cameron (Finding Water: The Art of Perseverance)