[And In The Absence Of Facts, Myth Rushes In, The Kudzu Of History.]

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RA Dick Quotes

"Knowledge and book learning are not wisdom," said the captain."Is this book wisdom?" asked Lucy, putting the manuscript back on the table."It has some elements of wisdom in it, me dear," replied the captain. "I did not lead a very wise life myself but it was a full one and a grown-up one. You come to age very often through shipwreck and disaster, and at the heart of the whirlpool some men find God."

Maria Dorfner Quotes

"The beauty you see in others is within you."

Tom T Hall Quotes

"The first time with artistic endeavors is, if its working, it was your idea, and if its not, its somebody elses idea."

Andy Kaufman Quotes

"When I perform, its very personal. Im sharing things I like, inviting the audience into my room."

Ingrid Quotes

"An idea can destroy the mind of a human being, twist it into a dark path of destruction and illness. But only the human can destroy the mind with a bullet to the soul. Ideas do not kill people; they ruin them. People kill people."

Dermot Mulroney Quotes

"Even through my college years, I was trying out plays and shows, but I never really thought it made much sense to try to be an actor. I thought it was foolish, really."

Rachel Weisz Quotes

"I didnt think the teachers had the right to tell me what to do. I would just disobey, talk in the classroom, get very bad grades."

Brit Trogen Quotes

"If this were a proper world, beautiful faces would belong to beautiful people. Good people with kind hearts and clever minds would always have bright eyes and dazzling smiles, and bad people would have scraggly hair and warty noses. That way if you saw one of them coming, you could cross to the other side of the street and avoid them altogether. But this is not a proper world. In our world, many bad people look quite nice, and many good people are not beautiful at all. Many good people arent pretty or cute or even interesting-looking."

Marilyn Grey Quotes

"Flies can be sitting in a garden and completely ignore the beautiful flowers around them. Instead theyll go right for the rotting banana peel or piece of trash. Bees, on the other hand, could be sitting in a room full of trash and find the tiniest speck of fruit or honey to land on. Dont be a fly. Become a bee and stay a bee. Look for the good in every circumstance, even the most horrible and disgusting places. Theres always some honey to land on."

Brock Yates Quotes

"Had I been more responsible I might have made something of myself as a junk bond trader, long-haul trucker or perhaps a plumbing contractor."

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"Besides, Fi was convinced that instinct could determine a bodys literary needs, just as physical cravings pointed to dietary shortfalls. Shed experienced it herself more than once among the librarys dense shelves; not knowing what she should read next, shed wandered, sniffing slightly, palms open. When intuition hit, she felt a sensation she couldnt describe exactly: her hands seemed to know where to go. And when she reached, invariably she found exactly the book she needed at that moment - sometimes fiction, sometimes biography, sometimes a slim volume of obscure poetry" - Author: Masha Hamilton

Quotes About Our Younger Years

"The photograph showed a young couple smiling at the camera. The man didnt look much older than seventeen or eighteen, with light-coloured hair and delicate, aristocratic features. The woman may have been a bit younger, one or two years at the most. She had pale skin and a finely chiselled face framed byshort black hair. She looked drunk with happiness. The man had his arm round her waist, and she seemed to be whispering something to him in a teasing way. The image conveyed a warmth that drew a smile from me, as if I had recognized two old friends in those strangers." - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zaf

Quotes About Mr Collins

"Wow, Mrs. Collins is a freaking miracle worker. Dangerous Noah Hutchins on the straight and narrow. If you dont watch out shell ruin your rep with the girls."I lowered my voice. "Not that it matters. I only care what one girl thinks about me." - Author: Katie McGarry

Quotes About Absolute Certainty

"Humans may crave absolute certainty; they may aspire to it; they may pretend, as partisans of certain religions do, to have attained it. But the history of science — by far the most successful claim to knowledge accessible to humans — teaches that the most we can hope for is successive improvement in our understanding, learning from our mistakes, an asymptotic approach to the Universe, but with the proviso that absolute certainty will always elude us." - Author: Carl Sagan

Quotes About Individual Choice

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"Familiarity makes the lion more dangerous." - Author: Jocelyn Murray

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"As long as Pearl Harbor stays in the past, its perfect; when it wretchedly changes gears in the late going, it becomes the wrong kind of same old story: Hollywood stupidity and callowness, writ large across the sky." - Author: Stephen Hunter