[A Cultivated And Decent Man Cannot Be Vain Without Setting A Fearfully High Standard For Himself, And Without Despising And Almost Hating Himself At Certain Moments.]

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Lenord Church Quotes

"A good love is just like a good memory if its there and you know its there but its just out of your reach it can be all you think about and you can try to force it but if you wait maybe just maybe it will come to you."

Jason Cameron Quotes

"life is energy."

Gagan Khiwani Quotes

"Dance Like A Pronunciation"

JM Coetzee Quotes

"That was why, later on, he began to lose interest in photography: first when colour took over, then when it became plain that the old magic of light-sensitive emulsions was waning, that to the rising generation the enchantment lay in a techne of images without substance, images that could flash through the ether without residing anywhere, that could be sucked into a machine and emerge from it doctored, untrue. He gave up recording the world in photographs then, and transferred his energies to saving the past."

Natalie Merchant Quotes

"I dont think womens prisons are environments for dance routines, and I dont think mass murder is humorous."

Julia Stuart Quotes

"Valerie Jennings had clearly searched deep within her wardrobe for something suitably flattering, only to retrieve a frock of utter indifference to fashion. There had been an attempt to tame her hair, which seemed to have been abandoned, and the fuzzy results were clipped to the back of her head."You look nice," said Hebe Jones."

Phillip Adams Quotes

"Ive spent a life-time attacking religious beliefs and have not wavered from a view of the universe that many would regard as bleak. Namely, that it is a meaningless place devoid of deity.However Im unwilling simply to repeat the old arguments of the past when, in fact, God is a moving target and is taking all sorts of new shapes and forms. The arguments used against the long bow are not particularly useful when debating nuclear weapons, and the simple arguments against the old model gods are not sufficient when dealing with the likes of Davies et al.For example, the notion that God didnt exist, doesnt exist but may come into existence through the spread of consciousness throughout the universe is too clever to be pooh-poohed along Bertrand Russell lines. And if I had the time I could give you half a dozen other scientific theologies that will need snappier footwork from the atheist of the future."

Atticus Quotes

"It takes a brave man to be truly mad."

Miranda Leek Quotes

"I ask again, and I want a better answer, WHAT are you!" He demanded."I told you before, a human rises with the sun, but I rise with the moon. I am a mere immortal soul that feasts on your fears and flesh.""Why wont you answer my question correctly!"

Willow Smith Quotes

"I like the way Billy Idol sings. Mommy turned me on to him."

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Quotes About Basics Of Life

"The surrounding environment is the best erudite master to teach us the fundamental laws of nature and the basics of living in life" - Author: Anuj Somany

Quotes About Biting Lips

"He finds his way up the side of my neck, biting me just a little, moving lightly back and forth, like hes searching for a special spot. When he finds it, I make small sound Ive never heard myself make before, like a gasp. He traces his tongue in slow circles around that spot. I realise my hands are just lying in my lap, doing nothing. I concentrate on lifting my arm and reaching for his face, but he catches my hand and holds it tightly at the wrist. His lips leave the spot and find their way back to my mouth, which is waiting, hoping for his return. He plants a gentle kiss on my lower lip and then whispers in my ear, "I just got lucky, Rose." - Author: Louise Rozett

Quotes About Vimes

"Yes, yes, yes," said Vimes, who could recognize the verbal foot getting ready to stick itself in the aural door." - Author: Terry Pratchett

Quotes About What If

"I find it somewhat difficult to write with other people, although it has happened occasionally." - Author: Graham Nash

Quotes About Shaved Legs

"I showered and shampooed. I even shaved the requisite legs and armpits just in case I fell in a swoon and one or the other was exposed to view. (Kinsey Millhone)" - Author: Sue Grafton

Quotes About This Sick World

"Critics do not have the satisfaction of working on things that actually exist, like sick dogs or dental cavities. So they are tempted to pluck a virtue out of necessity and claim that they toil in an altogether superior realm, that of the imagination. This implies, rather oddly, that things which do not exist are inevitably more precious than those that do, which is a fairly devastating comment on the latter. What kind of a world is it in which possibility is unquestionably preferable to actuality?" - Author: Terry Eagleton

Quotes About The Greatest Things In Life

"History, practical experience, common sense and economic theory all agree: economic competition is probably one of the greatest ideas humans ever came up with. When people compete to achieve the same goal, great things seem to happen that otherwise would not. Things get done faster, cheaper, and better; new methods for lifting a weight or quenching a thirst are invented; the average guy ends up with more of the stuff he likes at a lower price than before. That is why, in the end, socialism collapsed like a rotten wall: it did not allow its people to compete and, as a result, it not only made their economic life miserable, but strangled their hearts and souls." - Author: Michele Boldrin

Quotes About Chins

"Mr Horsefry was a youngish man, not simply running to fat but vaulting, leaping and diving towards obesity. He had acquired at thirty an impressive selection of chins, and now they wobbled with angry pride.* * It is wrong to judge by appearances. Despite his expression, which was that of a piglet having a bright idea, and his mode of speech, which might put you in mind of a small, breathless, neurotic but ridiculously expensive dog, Mr Horsefry might well have been a kind, generous and pious man. In the same way, the man climbing out of your window in a stripy jumper, a mask and a great hurry might merely be lost on the way to a fancy-dress party, and the man in the wig and robes at the focus of the courtroom might only be a transvestite who wandered in out of the rain. Snap judgements can be so unfair." - Author: Terry Pratchett

Quotes About Facing The Unknown

"A writer is very much like the captain on a star ship facing the unknown. When you face the blank page and you have no idea where youre going. It can be terrifying, but it can also be the adventure of a lifetime." - Author: Michael Piller

Quotes About Gardener

"Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit, who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth, and without light nothing flowers." - Author: May Sarton