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TV wasn’t exactly a manifesto of reality either, but it did reflect our greatest hopes and worst fears.
Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  a public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government)
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  • TV wasn’t exactly a manifesto of reality either, but it did reflect our greatest hopes and worst fears.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • Pattie put Willow’s manifesto on the front window, and she adopted the girl’s proposed new slogan: SETTING THE STANDARD IN CALIFORNIA FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY IN NAIL CARE
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • It was an instinctive uprising, without leaders or a manifesto.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • As I say, he was notably left-leaning for a Southerner: six or seven years later, at the height of the McCarthy hysteria, he furiously resigned as president-elect of the Virginia chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, to which for largely genealogical reasons he had belonged for a quarter of a century, when that mossback organization issued a manifesto in support of the Senator from Wisconsin.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • Another is done in florals, with an appliqued message: UP YOUR MANIFESTO!
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • ’Alan, all the answers are in the air, the trees, the water!’ he’d written in the margins of this or that Brook Farm manifesto.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Will, with the crease between his eyebrows, with green eyes like celery and the ability to quote the Dauntless manifesto from memory.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • AN AESTHETIC VOYAGER WHOSE HOME IS THE ROAD…… Immediately below this manifesto squats the stove, fabricated from a rusty oil drum.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • So that’s the heading of our manifesto.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • In the count’s room, which was full of tobacco smoke, they talked of war that had been announced in a manifesto, and about the recruiting.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace

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  • "Have you ever read the faction manifestos?" says Will.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • He published his manifesto, whereby he set himself forth as the deliverer of the isles of the sea and vicar-general of all Oceanica.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Some brilliant manifesto about how God whispered sweet insights into my ear,higher truths that I would hold on to forever, once I’d shared them through testimony?
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • It would print great broadsides during the campaign; one copy that came to Jurgis was a manifesto addressed to striking workingmen, of which nearly a million copies had been distributed in the industrial centers, wherever the employers’ associations had been carrying out their "open shop" program.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • "I’ve read all of the Rosicrucian manifestos in my research."
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • The first sentence in this manifesto says: A spectre is haunting Europe—the spectre of Communism.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • It was indeed a demonstration more menacing to England than the contemporary manifestoes and conquering and proselyting armies of the French Directory.
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • He concluded his manifesto, and both were silent.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • The Two Thousand Words was the first glorious manifesto of the 1968 Prague Spring.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Her entries consisted of artistic manifestos, trivial complaints, character sketches and simple accounts of her day which increasingly shaded off into fantasy.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • This document was translated into a simpler manifesto called "A Better Life for All," which in turn became the ANC’s campaign slogan.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • It is the written moral manifesto of how you’ll behave.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • He was, however, powerfully handsome, with his onward-turned head and buff and white feathers among the darker, his eyes that were gruesome jewels and meant nothing in their little lines but cruelty, and that he was here for his own need; he was entirely a manifesto of that.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • The political dialects to be found in pamphlets, leading articles, manifestoes, White Papers and the speeches of under-secretaries do, of course, vary from party to party, but they are all alike in that one almost never finds in them a fresh, vivid, home-made turn of speech.
    George Orwell  --  Politics and the English Language
  • When, at age nineteen, I read his manifesto, even I was appalled.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • In 1883 a joint manifesto was issued, recommending various general simplifications.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • —From the Erudite faction manifesto
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • They were greedily bought by the whole public, who, of course, like the Government, expected a manifesto in them.
    William Morris  --  News from Nowhere
  • Without leaders or a manifesto, the residents of a small East German backwater decided to seek the freedom of their forefathers.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • He issued mock-comintern manifestos about the contents, with personal asides, and the underground press was quick to print this stuff.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • The words on the streamer are Lincoln’s unspoken manifesto, and every time he slips on the coat he is reminded of his mission.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • "Lovely senorita," he said, "can this poor one be forgiven? I have the painful duty of disagreeing with your eloquent manifesto."
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • I shall write to the papers; I’ll draw up manifestos; I shall apply for an audience with the mayor—or his deputy, if the mayor’s too busy.
    Eugene Ionesco  --  Rhinoceros
  • A while ago they published a manifesto calling on the peasants, sailors, and Indians to unite in the first national soviet, which from any point of view is a joke.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • Soon after the manifesto of October 17th several revolutionary organizations called for a big demonstration.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Indeed a man threw a stone at her at some meeting; and my mother, who had signed an anti-suffrage manifesto, holding that women had enough to do in their own homes without a vote, made kind enquiries through us, of the Dilke’s governess.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Sketch of the Past
  • — Were a manifesto to be published, and despatched to foreign courts, setting forth the miseries we have endured, and the peaceable methods we have ineffectually used for redress; declaring, at the same time, that not being able, any longer, to live happily or safely under the cruel disposition of the British court, we had been driven to the necessity of breaking off all connections with her; at the same time, assuring all such courts of our peaceable disposition towards them, and of…
    Thomas Paine  --  Common Sense
  • To this end, Communists of various nationalities have assembled in London, and sketched the following Manifesto, to be published in the English, French, German, Italian, Flemish and Danish languages.
    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels  --  The Communist Manifesto
  • At the bottom of the suggestion list was a quotation from Canadian graphic designer Bruce Mau’s Incomplete Manifesto for Growth: "You have to be willing to grow.
    Gaby Rodriguez  --  The Pregnancy Project
  • The Manifesto of Umkhonto was issued on the day that operations commenced.
    Nelson Mandela  --  I Am Prepared to Die
  • None of them had yet seen the manifesto, but they all knew it had appeared.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • They released some kind of manifesto this morning.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • The Tsar has signed a manifesto and everything’s to be changed— everybody’s to be treated right, the peasants are to have land, and we’re all going to be equal with the gentry!
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • It is high time that Communists should openly, in the face of the whole world, publish their views, their aims, their tendencies, and meet this nursery tale of the Spectre of Communism with a Manifesto of the party itself.
    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels  --  The Communist Manifesto
  • As you probably know, the personal papers of the scientist in question included a very heavily annotated copy of the Rosicrucian manifestos.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • The faction manifestos were written after the factions formed.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • Has he read the Dauntless manifesto?
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • One of the lines I remember from the Dauntless manifesto is, ’We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • The response to our actions and Manifesto among the white population was characteristically violent.
    Nelson Mandela  --  I Am Prepared to Die
  • And as up to the eleventh of July no manifesto or appeal had been received, exaggerated reports became current about them and about the position of Russia.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
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