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Who Wrote That? #5

Read each quotation and select its author from among those given. The post-game explanation identifies the specific work from which the quotation is taken.

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“Choose us. Choose life. Choose mortgage payments; choose washing machines; choose cars; choose sitting oan a couch watching mind-numbing and spirit-crushing game shows, stuffing f***in junk food intae yir mooth. Choose rotting away, pishing and shiteing yersel in a home, a total f***in embarrassment tae the selfish, f***ed-up brats ye’ve produced. Choose life.”
Trainspotting
“Candy
Is dandy
But liquor
Is quicker”
“Reflections on Ice-Breaking”
“There is always something left to love. And if you ain’t learned that, you ain’t learned nothing.”
A Raisin in the Sun
“Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.”
One Hundred Years of Solitude
“All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.”
The Fellowship of the Ring
“It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.”
Lolita
“Stay gold, Ponyboy, stay gold.”
The Outsiders
“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach.”
“How Do I Love Thee? (Sonnet 43)”
“Hello babies. Welcome to Earth. It’s hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It’s round and wet and crowded. On the outside, babies, you’ve got a hundred years here. There’s only one rule that I know of, babies: ‘God damn it, you’ve got to be kind.’”
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater or Pearls Before Swine
“‘Tis better to have loved and lost
Than never to have loved at all.”
“In Memoriam A.H.H.”
Alfred Tennyson
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Gabriel García Márquez
Irvine Welsh
J. R. R. Tolkien
Kurt Vonnegut
Lorraine Hansberry
Ogden Nash
S. E. Hinton
Vladimir Nabokov
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