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1. "Probably the earliest memories for me would be going to restaurants with my family."
Author: Alexander Wang
2. "You cannot mend the chromosome, quell the earthquake, or stanch the flood. You cannot atone for the dead tyrants' murders and you alone cannot stop living tyrants. As Martin Buber saw it, the world of ordinary days "affords" us that precise association with god that redeems both us and our speck of world. God entrusts and allots to everyone an area to redeem: this creased and feeble life, "the world in which you live, just as it is, and not otherwise." "Insofar as he cultivates and enjoys them in holiness, he frees their souls…he who prays and sings in holiness, eats and speaks in holiness…through him the sparks which have fallen will be uplifted, and the worlds which have fallen will be delivered and renewed."
Author: Annie Dillard
3. "God grants us not always what we ask so as to bestow something preferable."
Author: Augustine Of Hippo
4. "Ignorance: C'est le contraire de la science, et la première disposition à la foi. On en sent toute l'importance pour l'église. Depuis que les laïques ne sont plus duement ignorants, la foi diminue, la charité se refroidit, et les actions du clergé sont bien tombées sur la place."
Author: Baron D'Holbach
5. "Does 'submissive' mean 'baby' in your language, Master Mason? Because I'll have you know ----...."No, but Dominant does mean lover, caretaker, disciplinarian, and whatever else the situation warrants."
Author: Bianca Sommerland
6. "Secrecy is the freedom tyrants dream of."
Author: Bill Moyers
7. "Wretched men cringe before tyrants who have no power, the victims of their trivial hopes and fears. They do not realise that anger is hopeless, fear is pointless and desire all a delusion. He whose heart is fickle is not his own master, has thrown away his shield, deserted his post, and he forges the links of the chain that holds him."
Author: Boethius
8. "Your Mindless Margin. By making 100–200 calorie changes in your daily intake, you won't feel deprived and backslide. • Mindless Better Eating. Focus on reengineering small behaviors that will move you from mindless overeating to mindless better eating. Five common places to look (diet danger zones) include meals, snacks, parties, restaurants, and your desk or dashboard. • Mindful Reengineering. To trim your mindless margin, you can use basic diet tips, but a more personalized approach is to use 1) food trade-offs, or 2) food policies. Both give you a chance to eat some of what you want without making it a belabored decision. • The Power of Three. Design three easy, do-able changes that you can mindlessly make without much sacrifice. • Mindless Margin Checklist. Use this daily checklist to help you move from mindless overeating to mindless better eating."
Author: Brian Wansink
9. "A dagger is the noble weapon of Brutus. Everyone understands that tyrants fall to daggers. A bomb is a sordid modern device with many complex working parts. Only engineers understand bombs"
Author: Bruce Sterling
10. "It's hard to walk briskly at this time of year; the accelerating pace of unfolding spring slows my own. I repeatedly stop- to watch what's moving. Soon the torrent of migrants will completely overwhelm my ability to keep up with all the changes. But it's easy to revel in the exuberance and the sense of rebirth, renewal."
Author: Carl Safina
11. "Never was the victory of patience more complete than in the early church. The anvil broke the hammer by bearing all the blows that the hammer could place upon it. The patience of the saints was stronger than the cruelty of tyrants."
Author: Charles H. Spurgeon
12. "One of my first reservations about Zionism was and is that, semiconsciously at least, it grants the anti-Semite's first premise about the abnormality of the Jew."
Author: Christopher Hitchens
13. "The truth is, immigrants tend to be more American than people born here."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
14. "Dr. Lois Jolyon West was cleared at Top Secret for his work on MKULTRA. West's numerous connections to the mind control network illustrate how the network is maintained, not through any central conspiracy, but by an interlocking network of academic relationships, grants, conferences, and military appointments. Some doctors in the network were not funded directly by the CIA or military, but their work was of direct relevance to mind control, non-lethal weapons development, creation of controlled dissociation and the building of Manchurian Candidates."
Author: Colin A. Ross
15. "Creedless shells of men tottering down the causeways like migrants in a feverland."
Author: Cormac McCarthy
16. "Pell Grants open a lot of doors, but they rely on a solvent government."
Author: Denny Rehberg
17. "There is a lot of food culture that goes on in the home and in the community in non-traditional ways. Food is a lot more than restaurants."
Author: Eddie Huang
18. "Consular offices make no attempt to determine whether the person obtaining the card is legally in the United States. In fact, the only people who need these cards are illegal immigrants, criminals and terrorists. Consular cards also are easily forged."
Author: Elton Gallegly
19. "Conservatives forget that citizenship is more than a thing to withhold from immigrants. Progressives forget it's more than a set of rights."
Author: Eric Liu
20. "There is no wonder, no amazement, quite like that felt when something supposed for amusement's sake to be magical and mysterious actually manifests the properties imagination has assigned it in jest--when the toy pistol shoots real bullets, the wishing well grants actual wishes, lovers from down the street fling themselves into Death's bright arms from Lovers' Leap"
Author: Gene Wolfe
21. "Can tyrants but by tyrants conquered be"
Author: George Gordon Byron
22. "DANTON: Could you indeed? It's you idealists who make the best tyrants.ROBESPIERRE: It seems a bit late to be having this conversation. I've had to take up violence now, and so much else. We should have discussed it last year."
Author: Hilary Mantel
23. "My belief in why America has been doing so well up to now is that we have been propelled by our immigrants and our encouragement of technical innovation and, indeed, creativity across the board."
Author: Howard Gardner
24. "As I look back on it, I understand that the jury was sequestered and it was a long trial, but they were a rather high-maintenance bunch. There seemed to be a lot of thought and discussion about what entertainment they wanted, which movies they wanted to watch, and which restaurants they wanted to go to. Yet, as we would learn later, when it came time to deliberate, they never asked a single question about the evidence."
Author: Jeff Ashton
25. "There should be more booing in shops and restaurants and places like that when when the service is bad. If you've had a poor breakfast in a hotel, you should put your knife and fork down and boo."
Author: Jenny Eclair
26. "If you want to stop illegal immigration, you have to make it so that - so that the people that hire the illegal immigrants will not be in a position to hire them."
Author: Jesse Ventura
27. "The E.U. has moved to combat global terrorism by instituting common European arrest and evidence warrants and creating a joint situation center to pool and analyze intelligence."
Author: John Bruton
28. "The Republicans claim they are for strengthening Pell grants when the truth is that over the last four years, their legislation has done the exact opposite."
Author: John Conyers
29. "Why independence, if the slaves of today will be the tyrants of tomorrow?"
Author: José Rizal
30. "Carlo felt sad losing the companionship of his new friends and thought about how fortunate Americans were to have immigrants in ever-increasing numbers blessing their country with their presence. He realized that as hard-working and industrious as they are, they would in time raise the spiritual level throughout the whole country by sharing their deep faith, their gentle, unselfish spirit, and their beautiful family life."
Author: Joseph F. Girzone
31. "Our universe grants every soul a twin-a reflection of themselves -the kindred spirit - And no matter where they are or how far away they are from each other- even if they are in different dimensions, they will always find one another. This is destiny; this is love."
Author: Julie Dillon
32. "We're so caught up in trying to do everything, experience all the essential things, not miss out on anything important...We can't read all the good books, watch all the good films, go to all the best cities in the world, try all the best restaurants, meet all the great people...Life is better when we don't try to do everything. Learn to enjoy the slice of life you experience, and life turns out to be wonderful."
Author: Leo Babauta
33. "Until he announced his immigration policy last week, Obama had the support of most Hispanic voters - but not the enthusiasm they had shown for him in 2008. That may be changing in part because of the decision not to deport young immigrants whose undocumented parents brought them here as children."
Author: Mara Liasson
34. "In Japanese sushi restaurants, a lot of sushi chefs talk too much."
Author: Masa Takayama
35. "I love new restaurants; I love trying out new foods."
Author: Monica Seles
36. "Ce n'est pas dur à deviner: toutes ces choses qui passent, que nous manquons d'un iota et qui sont ratées pour l'éternité...Toutes ces paroles que nous aurions dû dire, ces gestes que nous aurions dû faire, ces kairos fulgurants qui ont un jour surgi, qu'on n'a pas su saisir et qui se sont enfoncés pour toujours dans le néant...L'échec à un pouce près."
Author: Muriel Barbery
37. "I am very optimistic, and I wish that God almighty grants me success to get a qualifying time. Only then can I go to the Olympics. If this happens I will be the first Palestinian athlete to gain a qualifying time. This will be a big achievement."
Author: Nader Al Masri
38. "All human populations are in some sense immigrants. All hostility between different cultures in one place has an aspect of the classic immigrant grudge against the next boatload approaching the shore. To defend one's home and fields and ancestral graves against invasion seems a right. But to claim unique possession – to compound the fact of settlement with the aspect of a landscape into an abstract of eternal and immutable ownership – is a joke."
Author: Neal Ascherson
39. "I hope that any expansion of London will learn from the planning examples of some of its most desirable areas such as Chelsea, Notting Hill, Belgravia and Mayfair. All are characterised by high density and a generosity of green spaces. They are all pedestrian-friendly with shops, entertainment, restaurants and pubs within easy walking distance."
Author: Norman Foster
40. "Murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums."
Author: Peter De Vries
41. "A few years ago no hotel or restaurant in Boston refused Negro guests; now several hotels, restaurants, and especially confectionary stores, will not serve Negroes, even the best of them."
Author: Ray Stannard Baker
42. "We have the whitest kitchens and the most shining bathrooms in the world. But in the lovely white kitchen the average [person] can't produce a meal fit to eat, and the lovely shining bathroom is mostly a receptacle for deodorants, laxatives, sleeping pills, and the products of that confidence racket called the cosmetic industry. We make the finest packages in the world, Mr Marlowe. The stuff inside is mostly junk."—"
Author: Raymond Chandler
43. "Rules, whether they govern sexual morality or financial probity, regardless of whether they are justifiable or undesirable, always provoke bold recalcitrants to devise clever, defiant ways to breach them."
Author: Richard Davenport Hines
44. "...for we are all amateurs at life, but if we do not focus too much on our mistakes, a miraculous picture emerges. And we learn that it's not the beauty of the image that warrants our gratitude--it's the chance to paint."
Author: Richard Paul Evans
45. "I always heard that immigrants had a really hard life when they came to America."
Author: Sofia Vergara
46. "My parents were European immigrants. They came to the States with $1,500, two suitcases, and me, and they managed to build a business, a family, and a future for their family. They didn't have any of the resources of people who have lived here for two or three generations."
Author: Stana Katic
47. "The criminal justice system should have the authority to determine the immigration status of all criminals, regardless of race or ethnicity, and report illegal immigrants who commit crimes to federal authorities."
Author: Susana Martinez
48. "I felt now that all the uncomfortable suspicions I had about myself were coming true, and I couldn't hide the truth much longer. After nineteen years of running after good marks and prizes and grants of one sort and another, I was letting up, slowing down, dropping clean out of the race."
Author: Sylvia Plath
49. "Let us go then, you and I,When the evening is spread out against the skyLike a patient etherized upon a table;Let us go, through certain half-deserted streets,The muttering retreatsOf restless nights in one-night cheap hotelsAnd sawdust restaurants with oyster-shells:Streets that follow like a tedious argumentOf insidious intentTo lead you to an overwhelming question…Oh, do not ask, "What is it?"Let us go and make our visit."
Author: T.S. Eliot
50. "Men and women are immigrants in each other's worlds."
Author: Yakov Smirnoff

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