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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
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Death is the enemy. I spent 10 years of my life singlemindedly studying, practicing, fighting hand to hand in close quarters to defeat the enemy, to send him back bloodied and humble and I am not going to roll over and surrender.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, First Snow, 1993
There's a lot to be said for self-delusionment when it comes to matters of the heart.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, First Snow, 1993
Well, you're either lovers or you're wanting to be lovers or you're trying not to be lovers so you can be friends, but any way you look at it, sex is always looming in the picture like a shadow, like an undertow.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Get Real, 1991
It's no accident that the church and the graveyard stand side by side. The city of the dead sleeps encircled by the city of the living.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Lost and Found, 1992
Time for the weather report. It's cold out folks. Bonecrushing cold. The kind of cold which will wrench the spirit out of a young man, or forge it into steel.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Lost and Found, 1992
It's just human. We all have the jungle inside of us. We all have wants and needs and desires, strange as they may seem. If you stop to think about it, we're all pretty creative, cooking up all these fantasies. it's like a kind of poetry.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Mister Sandman, 1994
But then there's a moment like tonight, a profound and transcendent experience, the feeling as if a door has opened, and it's all because of that instrument, that incredible, magical instrument.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Mite Makes Right, 1994
There were always people like the pope. They serve a certain function, of course. They subsidize us. But, they don't create anything and they must never be allowed to stop the artist from creating.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Mite Makes Right, 1994
A person has three choices in life. You can swim against the tide and get exhausted, or you can tread water and let the tide sweep you away, or you can swim with the tide, and let it take you where it wants you to go.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Northern Lights, 1993
I guess what I'm trying to say is, I don't think you can measure life in terms of years. I think longevity doesn't necessarily have anything to do with happiness. I mean happiness comes from facing challenges and going out on a limb and taking risks. If you're not willing to take a risk for something you really care about, you might as well be dead.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Northern Lights, 1993
Real meaningful endeavours, the biggies in human existence, often require the sacrifice of others.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Northern Lights, 1993
Trees like to have kids climb on them, but trees are much bigger than we are, and much more forgiving.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Old Tree, 1993
Marriage. It's like a cultural hand-rail. It links folks to the past and guides them to the future.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Our Wedding, 1992
What are man and woman if not members of two very different and warring tribes? Yet decade after decade, century after century, they attempt in marriage to reconcile and forge a union. Why? I don't know. Biological imperative? Divine law? Or just a desire to connect to that mysterious other? In any case, it's always struck me as a hopeful thing.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Our Wedding, 1992
There can be no spirituality, no sanctity, no truth without the female sex.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Revelations, 1993
I always admired atheists. I think it takes a lot of faith.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Seoul Mates, 1991
I used to think of all the billions of people in the world, and of all those people, how was I going to meet the right ones? The right ones to be my friends, the right one to be my husband. Now I just believe you meet the people you're supposed to meet.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, The Quest, 1995
Sometimes the mind, for reasons we don't necessarily understand, just decides to go to the store for a quart of milk.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Three Doctors, 1993
Let's not kid ourselves. Whatever we diagnose, most patients, if they don't die, get well by themselves. Our job is mainly to try to make them feel better; do no harm.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Wake Up Call, 1992
Listen, can you hear it? Spring's sweet cantata. The strains of grass pushing through the snow. The song of buds swelling on the vine. The tender timpani of a baby robin's heart. Spring.
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Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Wake Up Call, 1992
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