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"I'm Tally Youngblood. Make me pretty." -Tally Youngblood" - Scott Westerfeld

"Tally smiled. At least she was causing trouble to the end. "I'm Tally Youngblood," she said. "make me pretty." - Scott Westerfeld

"My name is tally youngblood and my mind is very ugly" - Scott Westerfeld

"I don't want to hurt you but I will if I have too - Tally Youngblood" - Scott Westerfeld

"Fuzzy Tally is no more." - Scott Westerfeld

"they walked with a pedatory grace.... one of them ripped off their hood and said, "my name is Tally Youngblood and is a special circumstance"...." - Scott Westerfeld

"She thought of the orchids spreading across the plains below, choking the life out of other plants, out of the soil itself, selfish and unstoppable. Tally Youngblood was a weed. And, unlike the orchids, she wasn't even a pretty one." - Scott Westerfeld

"I love you all. But it's time to say good-bye, for now. be careful with the world, or the next time we meet, it might get ugly. -Tally Youngblood" - Scott Westerfeld

"Didn't this beat everything? A pretty and an ugly taking a stroll together. The warden came closer, confusion all over his middle-pretty face. Tally smiled. At least she was causing trouble to the end. "I'm Tally Youngblood," she said. "Make me pretty." - Scott Westerfeld

"your not alone, Tally. Don't pretend you are" - Scott Westerfeld

"Come, Mr. Tally Mon, tally me banana Daylight come and he wan' go home Day-o, day-ay-ay-o." - Harry Belafonte

"I know what it's like to be manipulated, Aya-la. And I know what it's like to be in danger. While your city was building you mansions to live in, my friends and I have been protecting this planet. We"ve spilled more blood than you have flowing in your veins. So do' try to make me feel guilty! -Tally Youngblood, Extras" - Scott Westerfeld

"I know what it's like to be manipulated, Aya-la. And I know what it's like to be in danger. While your city was building you mansions to live in, my friends and I have been protecting this planet. We've spilled more blood than you have flowing in your veins. So don't try to make me feel guilty! -Tally Youngblood, Extras" - Scott Westerfeld

"Tally wondered if you could talk somebody out of their brain damage." - Scott Westerfeld

"So what are those balloons for? In case you fall off your hoverboard?' - Tally to Peris" - Scott Westerfeld

"C'mon, Tally. Don't you want your clothes, your keys? Oh wait, how about some dignity? (Kyrian)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Frighteningly Beautiful, Dangerously Strong, Breathtakingly Fast. Face it Tally-wa you're special..." - Scott Westerfeld

"you're infamous, Tally. Everyone's terrified of you. The new system may have made the other cities nervous, but they seem to think my little gang of psychotic sixteen-year-olds is worse" - Cable to Tally" - Scott Westerfeld

"A stable movement requries a healthy, reciprocal I.O.U. flow among its participants. Don't keep a careful tally." - Morton Blackwell

"Tally turned away. Five minutes was suddenly too long to stand here, eyes burning, unable to cry." - Scott Westerfeld

"C"mon, Tally. Do' you want your clothes, your keys? Oh wait, how about some dignity? (Kyrian)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Tally, do you ever suffer from sudden flashes of anger or euphoria, countersocial impulses, or feelings of superiority?" - Scott Westerfeld

"The use of psychoactive drugs - including both antidepressants and antipsychotics - has exploded...[yet] 'the tally of those who are disabled...increased nearly two and a half times." - Marcia Angell

"Now,young lady,I suppose you're here for a work assignment." Work?" Tally said. They both looked down at her puzzled expression, and Shay burst into laughter." - Scott Westerfeld

"The films of The Caine Mutiny and Marjorie Morningstar always seemed to me mere thin skims of the story lines, and I never did see a meager Hollywood caper called Youngblood Hawke, vaguely based on my 800-page novel. So it was that I opted for television, with its much broader time limits, for The Winds of War." - Herman Wouk

"If someone was to tally the number of human hours wasted in business by people trying to accomplish objectives without being given the authority to do so, we would all be appalled." - Laurie Beth Jones

"Love heals violence and all its sources. Love only serves and does not calculate. Love gives without expectation, while hate carries an endless tally of debts. Hate controls everything it touches, but love sets everything it touches free." - Bryant H Mcgill

"We always plan too much and always think too little. We resent a call to thinking and hate unfamiliar argument that does not tally with what we already believe or would like to believe." - Joseph A Schumpeter

"The transformation of disease, as exemplified by the case of diabetes, is a valuable and elegant concept that serves to remind us that the tally sheet for medical science must carry a column for debit as well as credit." - Deborah Butterfield

"The early summer sky was the color of cat vomit. Of course, Tally thought, you'd have to feed your cat only salmon-flavored cat food for a while, to get the pinks right." - Scott Westerfeld

"An experimental science is supposed to perform experiments that find generalities. It's not just supposed to tally up a long list of individual cases and their unique life histories. That's butterfly collecting." - Richard Lewontin

"Cricketers like Jadeja come once in a lifetime, and I am sorry he did' play in my time. Could have added a few more cheap wickets to my tally." - Muttiah Muralitharan

"The early summer sky was the color of cat vomit. Of course, Tally thought, you"d have to feed your cat only salmon-flavored cat food for a while, to get the pinks right." - Scott Westerfeld

"He turned to face her again, his late-pretty composure crumbling. "But you're..." "Pretty? Think again." She smiled. "I'm Tally Youngbood. My mind is very ugly. And I'm taking your car." - Scott Westerfeld

"Cricketers like Jadeja come once in a lifetime, and I am sorry he didn't play in my time. Could have added a few more cheap wickets to my tally." - Muttiah Muralitharan

"I labor, I spend, I strive, I design, I love, I cling, I uphold, I give way, I envy, I long, I scorn, I die, I hide, I want. Faster, much faster than any man could make the tally." - Saul Bellow

"I don't tally the world, asking, "Would this annoy you? Would this annoy you?" That's so far removed from where I'm at when I'm in the trenches struggling with how to express things that I don't fully understand myself." - Miranda July

"Once again, I was reminded that Tally was the prettiest girl I'd ever met, and when she smiled at me my mind went blank. Once you've seen a pretty girl naked, you feel a certain attachment to her." - John Grisham

"Poems allow us not only to bear the tally and toll of our transience, but to perceive, within their continually surprising abundance, a path through the grief of that insult into joy." - Jane Hirshfield

"Robin Hood is often seen as the hands-on-hips, archetypal, tally-ho hero. But, realistically, the one calling the shots wouldn't be at the front shouting about it. He'd be the one you don't expect." - Jonas Armstrong

"Aborting my baby is the most serious of the many maternal crimes I tally in my head when I am at my lowest, when the Bad Mother label seems to fit best. Rocketship was my baby. And I killed him." - Ayelet Waldman

"We know the point of the 2010 Census is to count us, one by one, to tally every last resident, but the massive project of course has more prying, if limited, interests." - Changrae Lee

"Data from orbiting telescopes like NASA's Kepler Mission hint that the tally of habitable planets in our galaxy is many billion. If E.T.'s not out there, then Earth is more than merely special - it's some sort of miracle." - Seth Shostak

"Maybe she still was a pretty-head, making up irrational stories about the empty forest. The longer she stayed alone out here, the more Tally understood why the Rusties and their predecessors had believed in invisible beings, praying to placate spirits as they trashed the natural world around them." - Scott Westerfeld

"Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school: and whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used, and, contrary to the king, his crown and dignity, thou hast built a paper mill." - William Shakespeare

"(His heart clenched as she made a kissing noise to him then handed the phone back to Vane. Gods, how he loved that woman.) Ahh, Tally, me lub you too. (Vane) Shut up, crotch-sniffer. You're not allowed to make lovey noises at me, only my honey is. (Talon)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Why are you still wearing...?" Aya began. "Oh, that's not smart plastic? You're really an ugly?" David rolled his eyes and Shay said quietly, "David's never had any surge at all. But I wouldn't use the word ugly...Tally might eat you." - Scott Westerfeld

"People want to avoid the past. I suppose that's natural. When we tally up all we've said and done over the years, despite the wonderful memories, the regrets may be fewer but stand out more prominently, glowing coals that we can never quite extinguish, try though we might" - Jeffery Deaver

"(His heart clenched as she made a kissing noise to him then handed the phone back to Vane. Gods, how he loved that woman.) Ahh, Tally, me lub you too. (Vane) Shut up, crotch-sniffer. You're not allowed to make lovey noises at me, only my honey is. (Talon)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"You and David could both be right. Maybe human beings are programmed ... to help one another, even to fall in love. But just because it's human nature doesn't make it bad, Tally. Besides, we had a whole city of pretties to choose from, and we chose each other."-Zane" - Scott Westerfeld

"Your father always suspected that being pretty-minded is simply the natural state for most people. They want to be vapid and lazy and vain-Maddy glanced at Tally-and selfish. It only takes a twist to lock in that part of their personalities. He always thought that some people could think their way out of it." - Scott Westerfeld

"You're insane!" she shouted. "Pretty cool, huh?" "No!"Tally yelled. "Why didn't you tell me it was broken?" Shay shrugged. "More fun that way?" "More fun?" Her heart beating fast,her vision strangely clear. She was full of anger and relief and...joy. "Well, kind of. But you suck!" - Scott Westerfeld

"The first cause of waste is probably even buried in our DNA. Human beings have a need for maintaining consistency of the apperceptive mass. What does that mean? What it means is, for every perception we have, it needs to tally with the one like it before, or we don't have continuity, and we become a little bit disoriented." - Dan Phillips

"Astronomers still can't decide what the shape of our universe is. Is it closed and finite, which is to say, is there a countable tally of all the galaxies that exist, even beyond the ones we can see? Or is it infinite? The latter possibility is still on the table." - Seth Shostak

"Each year, thousands of UFOs are sighted and reported, which is an impressive tally of unidentified aerial phenomena. Surveys show that roughly one-third of the populace believes that at least some of this sky show is due to extraterrestrial spacecraft, here to probe our airspace and, when that proves boring, our bodies." - Seth Shostak

"All but a very few of us are in debt. We exist as entities who borrow money and spend the rest of our lives making interest payments on a debt tally that never seems to budge. Whatever wealth we have, in labor, property or cash, is suctioned to the top." - Roger Ebert

"Bathrooms are, on a square foot basis, the most expensive room in the house to renovate. If you want to test your heart's fitness, try shopping for simple bathroom faucets. Add in the cost of the required valves, mixers and trims, and you may need reviving when you see the tally!" - Candice Olson

"She turned to Frizz. "So you understand the problem? You can't let Tally know about Radical Honesty. There's no telling what she'll do if she finds out you could ruin her plans." Frizz's eyebrows rose. "So let me get this straight, Aya-chan. You want me, a person who can't lie, to lie about the fact that I can't lie?" "We need another plan," Hiro said." - Scott Westerfeld

"We're not freaks, Tally. We're normal. We may not be gorgeous, but at least we're not hyped-up Barbie dolls." - Scott Westerfeld

"It's not the traveling that takes courage Tally. I've done much longer trips on my own. It's leaving home." - Scott Westerfeld

"Stealing home is one of the most sensational plays in baseball. If the run thus scored is the winning tally, the play is, of course, all the more thrilling. It is a play that requires a lot of quick thinking to bring about a successful completion. The chap who has slow moving feet and a slower moving brain had better never try to steal home." - Billy Evans

"When I was in school, sport was given utmost importance. I think it's fantastic for character building, for team playing, and I think it's a great profile for a nation. One in every six people on Earth is an Indian, and I look forward to the day when we can compete with the heavyweights of the sporting world and do well in the medal tally." - Abhishek Bachchan

"You were firing questions at me today, trying to get inside my head. You asked if I believed in God. I told you of course I do- I've always had a strong sense of self. Your house is quiet now, you're sleeping upstairs and I'm alone with this blasted, idiotic book that purports to tally the sum of my life, and fact is, maybe I do. But maybe, ka-lyrra, your God doesn't believe in me. - From The (Greatly Revised) Black Edition Of The O'Callaghan Book of the Sin Siriche Du" - Karen Marie Moning

"Tally-When you looked around at everyone else how come you did' notice they were brain damaged? Az - We did' have much to compare our fellow citizens with. Only a few colleagues who seemed different from most people, more engaged, but that was hardly a surprise. History would indicate that the majority of people have always been sheep. Before the operation there were wars and mass hatred and clear cutting. Whatever these lesions make us, it is' a far cry from how humanity was in the rusty era. These days we"re just a bit easier to manage." - Scott Westerfeld

"Tally-When you looked around at everyone else how come you didn't notice they were brain damaged? Az - We didn't have much to compare our fellow citizens with. Only a few colleagues who seemed different from most people, more engaged, but that was hardly a surprise. History would indicate that the majority of people have always been sheep. Before the operation there were wars and mass hatred and clear cutting. Whatever these lesions make us, it isn't a far cry from how humanity was in the rusty era. These days we're just a bit easier to manage." - Scott Westerfeld

"I'd love to watch Jack Youngblood play. His tan arms hanging out of his sleeveless jersey, he'd put those pipes on the ground, and even at 240 pounds, he would show great moves and natural strength for an undersized player. He was extremely quick, had underrated strength, and he got great leverage against the tackles." - Jack Youngblood

"And over all those sleepy weeks, the dream always ended the same way, with the dragon coming for the princess saying the same words every time.... "Face it, Tally-wa, you're Special." - Scott Westerfeld

"Tally sighed, tipping her feet again to follow. "Maybe that's because they have better stuff to do than kid tricks. Maybe partying in town is better than hanging out in a bunch of old ruins." Shay's eyes flashed. "Or maybe when they do the operation-when they grind and stretch your bones to the right shape, peel off your face and rub all your skin away, and stick in plastic cheekbones so you look like everyone else-maybe after going through all that you just aren't very interesting anymore." - Scott Westerfeld



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