[A Novel Captures Essence That Is Not Possible In Any Other Form.]

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Meredith Wood Quotes

"Reading stimulates the imagination and a good imagination can change the world in the most splendid of ways."

Jennifer Ouellette Quotes

"I think scientists have a valid point when they bemoan the fact that its socially acceptable in our culture to be utterly ignorant of math, whereas it is a shameful thing to be illiterate."

Russell Lord Quotes

"In Scandanavia, Iverson finds that the whole spectrum of pollen deposits is altered when (in early Neolithic times) ... the first farmers appear. Cereal pollens increase. Plants of oak woodland lessen and disappear; birch pollen increases rapidly -- it is one of the trees which can come in after an extensive burn. For the pollen record, the effect of early agriculture is as severe as a shift in climate."

William Nicholson Quotes

"Why should I be honored? Dont I have enough attention, comfort and power already?"

Cal Ripken Jr Quotes

"When you are away from the game and busy with other areas, you realize that the world does not revolve around baseball."

Elbert Guillory Quotes

"We have to convince people that the handouts – just taking a few little handouts, where you have a subsistent living, where you never grow, just get a little check and a few food stamps, it will keep you on the plantation for the rest of your life, thats not a life. Thats not living. It is not good enough. It is not acceptable. We have to educate our people that that is no longer good. You have to get off the plantation, off the government plantation,"

Martin Buber Quotes

"Before his death, Rabbi Zusya said "In the coming world, they will not ask me: Why were you not Moses? They will ask me: Why were you not Zusya?"

John Otto Quotes

"But Ive gravitated more towards the drum set."

Henry Addington Quotes

"I hate liberality - nine times out of ten it is cowardice, and the tenth time lack of principle."

Knausgaard Quotes

"There is a sort of light surrounding Abel, something pure and strong radiates from him no matter where he is or what hes doing. Sometimes Cain thinks he possesses a soul without shadows. Thats what people want to be close to. But if so, its not like a childs, for a childs soul is delicate, its flickering flame needs no more than the opening of a door onto the world to blow it out. Nothing can destroy Abels light. In his presence one never feels wicked, only foolish. That darkness which in solitude can seem so powerful, occasionally even intoxicating, seems risible in his company."

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Quotes About Masking The Truth

"And for adults, the world of fantasy books returns to us the great words of power which, in order to be tamed, we have excised from our adult vocabularies. These words are the pornography of innocence, words which adults no longer use with other adults, and so we laugh at them and consign them to the nursery, fear masking as cynicism. These are the words that were forged in the earth, air, fire, and water of human existence, and the words are:Love. Hate. Good. Evil. Courage. Honor. Truth." - Author: Jane Yolen

Quotes About Panama Canal

"One had only to look at the map to see that Panama was the proper place for the canal. The route was already well established, there was a railroad, there were thriving cities at each end. Only at Panama could a sea-level canal be built. It was really no great issue at all. Naturally there were problems. There were always problems. There had been large, formidable problems at Suez, and to many respected authorities they too had seemed insurmountable. But as time passed, as the work moved ahead at Suez, indeed as difficulties increased, men of genius had come forth to meet and conquer those difficulties. The same would happen again. For every challenge there would be a man of genius capable of meeting and conquering it. One must trust to inspiration. As for the money, there was money aplenty in France just waiting for the opening of the subscription books." - Author: David McCullough

Quotes About Presence Of Love

"For he was firmly of the conviction that the body was more susceptible to disease without the presence of love to warm the organs." - Author: Julia Stuart

Quotes About Hadrians Wall

"I excuse myself and go to the ladies room. Washing my hands, I give myself a little youcan do this type pep talk. When I walk out, I see him leaned up against the wall opposite the door."Long line for the mens room?" I try to joke, moving past him.His hand circles my wrist, stopping me. I inhale, frozen in place. My back is to him. I donttry to pull away. I cant move. I just look down at his hand, staring at his damn freckle."Sarah.""What are you playing at, Will?"Playing?" He tugs my arm back so Im facing him. "I promise you this is no game.""Alright, what do you want from me? Is that better?" I practically spit."Everything." Hes moved his hands up to hold my biceps. "I want everything from you."Everything. That one word still breaks my heart when I think back to that night.My head snaps back as though hes struck me. Dont cry, just dont cry. "I gave youeverything once. Now I have nothing left for you."I pull myself from his grasp and hurry back to the table." - Author: Carey Heywood

Quotes About Breakups And Memories

"Music is powerful; it transforms emotions and experiences into something tangible. Every time you hear a familiar song, the feelings from it bubble to the surface, bringing back memories you might have otherwise forgotten." - Author: Michelle Madow

Quotes About Computer Programmer

"Well, writing novels is incredibly simple: an author sits down…and writes.Granted, most writers I know are a bit strange.Some, downright weird.But then again, youd have to be.To spend hundreds and hundreds of hours sitting in front of a computer screen staring at lines of information is pretty tedious. More like a computer programmer. And no matter how cool the Matrix made looking at code seem, computer programmers are even weirder than authors." - Author: Christopher Hopper

Quotes About Calculating

"Every math curriculum in the world is based on the idea of hand-calculating, and most of what youre teaching is how to calculate. And I think the resistance to this is very variable." - Author: Conrad Wolfram

Quotes About Satisfied Life

"I had to be intellectually satisfied as well as emotionally because at that time of life one doesnt just fall into it in adolescent emotion, and I was satisfied at every point that it was the one way and the hard way to do things." - Author: Ruth Pitter

Quotes About The Territorial Army

"No one will pay you for planning an expedition at first: you have to work in pubs at weekends so you can pay the gas bills. I joined the Territorial Army, which paid me when I turned up to drill nights, and so did my wife." - Author: Ranulph Fiennes

Quotes About Steampunk

"Steampunk is...the love child of Hot Topic and a BBC costume drama" - Author: Gail Carriger