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  • Pizza! Hockey! Destroy!" -Cal -- Rick Riordan
  • Me: "Ngh"Ě Cal: "Well put."Ě ...... Every Boy's Got One -- Meg Cabot
  • They can shout down the head of the physics department at Cal Tech. -- James Stockdale
  • Cal Ripken is steady, he focuses on his job, and he's a good guy. -- Bradley Whitford
  • So, destroy?" Cal asked. Clearly, the conversation was giving his two brain cells a serious workout. -- Rick Riordan
  • I think I love you, Cal." -Abra I'm not good." -Cal Because you're not good." -Abra -- John Steinbeck
  • Destroy them later?" Cal offered, which was probably as close to friendly as he ever got. -- Rick Riordan
  • My view of myself as an artist expanded because of the time I spent at Cal Arts. -- Condola Rashad
  • Cal: "Could you write a little bigger? I'm not sure China saw that."Ě Every Boy's Got One -- Meg Cabot
  • Maybe you should say goodbye, Cal.' 'No.' 'It might be important.' 'It might make her die. -- Jenny Downham
  • There was nothing to keep him (Cal Ripken, Jr.) from being a star in the Major Leagues. That was inevitable. -- Earl Weaver
  • Stay here!" he commanded me, then he raced off after Cal. I stopped for just a moment. Then I ran after them. -- Cate Tiernan
  • Should we say something?' Cal asks. "?Goodbye, bird?' I suggest. He nods. "?Goodbye, bird. Thank you for coming. And good luck. -- Jenny Downham
  • The dusty library air is electric with secrets/ almost palpable in the thick quiet that bounces between/ Cal and those books and me -- Stasia Ward Kehoe
  • In addition, California spends nearly $1 billion a year in Medi-Cal services for an average of 780,000 illegal immigrants a month, over and above emergency health services. -- Elton Gallegly
  • Probably? So you're asking me to trust my life to steel wool and peanut butter?" "Poisoned peanut butter." "Cal, I don't care if it's nuclear peanut butter. -- Scott Westerfeld
  • If Albert Einstein was right, Cal Ripken should have been a CEO or politician rather than a shortstop, because Ripken led by example over and over... and over again. -- Don Yaeger
  • I went to a school in N.Y. that is conceptual and interdisciplinary and modeled after Cal Arts. It is not just painting or sculpture; it was everything mixed together. -- Thomas McDonell
  • And in this moment, I realize one reason it's so great to have a best friend is sometimes, like right now, Cal and I are thinking the very same thing. -- Kimberly Willis Holt
  • While at Cal Tech I talked a lot with Jon Mathews, then a junior faculty member; he taught me how to use the Institute's computer; we also went on hikes together. -- Kenneth G. Wilson
  • Just previous to the birth of my little son, my mind gave way and my child was born in the asylum for the insane at Stockton, Cal. My boy was buried there. -- Belle Boyd
  • I didn't know anything about conceptual art when I left Kansas. I went to Cal Arts to be a painter, but the exciting stuff was happening elsewhere, so I took a holiday from painting for a few years. -- David Salle
  • In the end, arguing about affirmative action in selective colleges is like arguing about the size of a spigot while ignoring the pool and the pipeline that feed it. Slots at Duke and Princeton and Cal are finite. -- Eric Liu
  • I went to Cal Arts and AFI, and I worked on 'Bonfire Of The Vanities.' I got this grant from the Academy to be Brian De Palma's apprentice director. And it was such a harrowing, disillusioning, awful experience. -- Douglas Rushkoff
  • At the same time, it's a family story and more of an epic. I needed the third-person. I tried to give a sense that Cal, in writing his story, is perhaps inventing his past as much as recalling it. -- Jeffrey Eugenides
  • It's all right, Tessa, you can go. We love you. You can go now.' 'Why are you saying that?' 'She might need permission to die, Cal.' 'I don't want her to. She doesn't have my permission. -- Jenny Downham
  • It's funny: when I set out to create the world of 'California,' I didn't give the type of apocalypse much thought... I simply set my two characters, Cal and Frida, in a depleted world and moved through it intuitively. -- Edan Lepucki
  • When I was in high school in the '50s you were supposed to be an Elvis Presley, a James Dean, a Marlon Brando or a Kingston Trio type in a button-down shirt headed for the fraternities at Stanford or Cal. -- Robert Hass
  • Because we are no different from any animal, any insect or germule. We are not special, Cal. You, me, we all came from nothing, and that's exactly where we're all going one day, maybe soon, whether we like it or not. -- Brian Williams
  • Truth is, I didn't know what the hell I was doing when I got out of Cal Arts. I think I wasted a lot of time not being bold enough, or still engaged in the questioning that you get into at school. -- David Salle
  • I went to a Cal Tech party after the 'Facebook' movie came out, and there were kids in dark rooms coding because it was cool again. That movie made it cool to sit in a room at a party and write code. -- Kerry Bishe
  • I always told the people at Cal Arts that if they wanted me to do Jazz studies, first of all, there couldn't be a big band within 500 miles and that I could do what I wanted to do. And they said I could. -- Charlie Haden
  • I'm here, Tess. I'm right here, holding your hand. Adam's here, too, he's sitting on the other side of the bed. And Cal. Mum's on her way, she'll be just a minute. We all love you, Tessa. We're all right here with you. -- Jenny Downham
  • I'm not head-strong, and I'm not egotistical. I understand certain things better now. I won't be trying to be play everyday. There's only one Cal Ripken, one Lou Gehrig and one Joe DiMaggio. What is good for them isn't necessarily good for Eric Davis. -- Eric Davis
  • Of course I think a 10-year investment would be in a team's best interest. Look at Cal Ripken Jr., that guy was around until he was like 40... Not that I'm going to be in my 40s at the end of the 10-year deal or anything. -- Miguel Tejada
  • At that moment I remembered something Cal had told me: that there is beauty in darkness in everything. Sorrow in joy, life and death, thorns on the rose. I knew then that I could not escape pain and torment any more than I could give up joy and beauty -- Cate Tiernan
  • It's very important that we keep these special, wild places. It defines the United States. Imagine our country without our national parks and our monuments. Here in California, imagine if you didn't have in Southern Cal the Channel Islands or the great Highway 1, Big Sur up to Point Reyes up to the Redwood country. -- Douglas Brinkley
  • I'm not going to call a dog "Dog." I suppose if she were a baby you'd cal her "Person." -- Warren Beatty
  • Hero¬≠ism breaks its heart, and ide¬≠al¬≠ism its back, on the intran¬≠si¬≠gence of the cred¬≠u¬≠lous and the mediocre, manip¬≠u¬≠lated by the cyn¬≠i¬≠cal and the corrupt. -- Christopher Hitchens
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