[All Human Activity Is Prompted By Desire.]

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Anna Seghers Quotes

"What can I expect here? You know the fairy tale about the man who died, dont you? He was waiting in Eternity to find out what the Lord had decided to do with him. He waited and waited, for one year, ten years, a hundred years. He begged and pleaded for a decision. Finally he couldnt bear the waiting any longer. Then they said to him: ‘What do you think youre waiting for? Youve been in Hell for a long time already."

Mary Webb Quotes

"If you stop to be kind, you must swerve often from your path."

Alex Ebert Quotes

"I think Edward Sharpes music is counter-cultural music in the strangest sense where you have a time now where love, optimism, hope and community are uncool and not part of the mainstream culture."

Daniel P Kimble Quotes

"Living threads more numerous than stars frame the universe of my mind."

Avery Hiebert Quotes

"I wasnt planning to lead, I was standing in the back and then everyone turned around."

John Leo Quotes

"Instead of the traditional emphasis on the sanctity of life, bioethics began to stress the quality of life, meaning that many damaged humans, young and old, dont qualify for personhood because their lives have lost value."

Jonathan Kellerman Quotes

"The characters emerge from my rather twisted mind. Thats another enjoyable part of the job making stuff up."

Amber Newberry Quotes

"When the moon was high over the moors, Rhineholt became a dark place with long, lonely corridors whose shadows gave breath to many secrets."

Anna Bloom Quotes

"Besides," he says with a twinkle of blues. " When I do have sex with you, Id rather you were a little more sober."

Rauwolfia Quotes

"Anger is the only antidote strong enough to counter grief."

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Quotes About Complaint

"Betty White is a riot. She is a good time! That is the bottom line: Betty White is a good time. She is really an incredible woman. She is so kind. She doesnt have one mean bone in her body, and she is the funniest woman in the room always. And youll never hear one complaint from her." - Author: Odette Annable

Quotes About Franz Kafka

"But if I were to say who influenced me most, then Id say Franz Kafka. And his works were always anchored in the Central European region." - Author: Vaclav Havel

Quotes About Misreading

"We cant leave the snow all bloody," I told the underside of his chin,shadowed with stubble. "It will scare the tourists.""The new snow will cover it up." He looked down at me."Shhh."Something in his Shhh tugged at my heart. He kept watchiing me,not examining m ear for medical emergencies but looking into my eyes,for a few more steps. I couldnt read his look.He was kind of blurry,for one thing,and I was kind of dizzy. I thought he looked..concerned. Sympathetic. Determined to rescue me from danger. I wished that was what he felt. But it couldnt have been.I was misreading him." - Author: Jennifer Echols

Quotes About Handsome Father

"He would not object, he said, to accepting a post as a librarian. But as Cecilia was unable to imagine that her father or her brother would feel any marked degree of satisfaction in giving her in marriage to a librarian, this very handsome concession on Mr Fawnhopes part merely added to her despondency." - Author: Georgette Heyer

Quotes About Inconstant

"We are stratified creatures, creatures full of abysses, with a soul of inconstant quicksilver, with a mind whose color and shape change as in a kaleidoscope that is constantly shaken." - Author: Pascal Mercier

Quotes About Rash Driving

"American cities are like badger holes, ringed with trash -- all of them -- surrounded by piles of wrecked and rusting automobiles, and almost smothered with rubbish. Everything we use comes in boxes, cartons, bins, the so-called packaging we love so much. The mountains of things we throw away are much greater than the things we use. In this, if no other way, we can see the wild an reckless exuberance of our production, and waste seems to be the index. Driving along I thought how in France or Italy every item of these thrown-out things would have been saved and used for something. This is not said in criticism of one system or the other but I do wonder whether there will come a time when we can no longer afford our wastefulness -- chemical wastes in the rivers, metal wastes everywhere, and atomic wastes buried deep in the earth or sunk in the sea. When an Indian village became too deep in its own filth, the inhabitants moved. And we have no place to which to move." - Author: John Steinbeck

Quotes About Behavioral Finance

"Ive learned theres a big difference between a long-focused value investor and a good short-seller. That difference is psychological and I think it falls into the realm of behavioral finance." - Author: James Chanos

Quotes About Funny Occasions

"[My moms] funny that way, celebrating special occasions with blue food. I think its her way of saying anything is possible. Percy can pass seventh grade. Waffles can be blue. Little miracles like that." - Author: Rick Riordan

Quotes About Getting Nowhere

"[...] a morass of despair violence death with a thin layer of glass spread upon the surface where Love, a tiny crab with pincers and rainbow shell, walked delicately ever sideways but getting nowhere, while the sun [...] rose higher in the sky its tassels dropping with flame threatening every moment to melt the precarious highway of glass. And the people: giant pathworks of colour with limbs missing and parts of their mind snipped off to fit them into the outline of the free pattern." - Author: Janet Frame

Quotes About Rockers

"But such people (Moderate Conservatives) arent liberal. What they are is corporate. Their habits and opinions owe far more to the standards of courtesy and taste that prevail within the white-collar world than they do to Franklin Roosevelt and the United Mine Workers. We live in a time, after all, when hard-nosed bosses compose awestruck disquisitions on the nature of change, punk rockers dispense leadership secrets, shallow profundities about authenticity sell luxury cars, tech billionaires build rocknroll musuems, management theorists ponder the nature of coolness, and a former lyricist fro the Grateful Dead hail the dawn of New Economy capitalism from the heights of Davos. Coversvatives may not understand why, but business culture had melded with counterculture for reasons having a great deal to do with business cultures usual priority - profit." - Author: Thomas Frank