“I can tell you that you will have your hearts broken more by the people you love than by the people you hate. But you must still dare to love. The rewards are worth far more than the risks.”
“I like to know what I'm celebrating before I put on a party hat.”
“You know how to steer a yacht?" Mr. McIntyre asked Ian worriedly.
"I was born knowing how to steer a yacht," Ian said. Then a stricken look came over his face. "But–do you suppose Jonah prepaid the full amount for renting this? Once my dad hears what Natalie and I did, he'll cancel our credit cards."
"You mean we're...we're poor now?" Natalie gasped.
"Penniless," Ian said grimly.
"Actually," Mr. McIntyre said, "I should have mentioned this before the others left. Grace had an addendum to her will regarding everyone who made it through the gauntlet. There were eight of you–you will all receive double the amount you turned down to get the first clue."
"It was a million dollars originally," Ian said. "So Natalie and I each get two million dollars? I suppose we could live on that."
"That is such a relief!" she said. "Being poor wasn't quite as bad as I thought it would be, but still–"
"You were only poor for about two seconds!" Dan protested, rolling his eyes.”
“Winning isn't everything," Eisenhower said faintly. "Sometimes, just knowing your family's safe and healthy and alive is even better.”
“It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.”
“It’s not whether you win or lose. It’s how you play the game.”
“The rewards are worth far more than the risks.”
“Don't sum up person based on what you see, or what you don't understand; get to know them.”
“and what I know from my studies and from my life is that there is no such thing as a true event. We know dates and times and locations and participants but accounts of what happened depend upon the perspective from which the event is viewed.”
“Die Tugend, deren die Gesellschaft bedarf, ist die Umgänglichkeit; zuviel Gesinnung kann durchaus tadelnswert sein; vollkommene Vernunft vermeidet alle extremen Einstellungen”
“In most towns, the police do not rely on an old woman, two kids, and a sleepy dog to solve crimes,”
“You’re the most gorgeous creature on the planet. How do you not know that you’ve completely ruined me for other men?”
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