[And There Has Been No Attempt To Investigate It,' I Said, 'to See What It Really Is?''Eh, Cornel,' Said The Coachman's Wife, 'wha Would Investigate, As Ye Call It, A Thing That Nobody Believes In? Ye Would Be The Laughing-stock Of A' The Country-side, As My Man Says.''But You Believe In It,' I Said, Turning Upon Her Hastily. The Woman Was Taken By Surprise. She Made A Step Backward Out Of My Way.'Lord, Cornel, How Ye Frichten A Body! Me! There's Awful Strange Things In This World. An Unlearned Person Doesna Ken What To Think. But The Minister And The Gentry They Just Laugh In Your Face. Inquire Into The Thing That Is Not! Na, Na, We Just Let It Be.' ("The Open Door")]

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"Thats the thing of it—the really petty thing of it—I cant help but feel like this wasnt supposed to happen to me. Ive never worried about finding a guy.In sixth grade, I dated the nicest cute boy in class. We talked on the phone twice over six months and held hands at an afternoon showing of Superman III. I always had a date, the right date, for every dance. I fell in love for the first time in the 10th grade with the guy I was supposed to fall in love with. I broke up with him after a year, and that was supposed to happen, too.I was pretty sure I would never have to worry about finding the right guy. Ithought it would happen for me the way it happened for my parents and for my grandparents. They got to the right age, they found the right person, they got married, they had kids." - Author: Rainbow Rowell

Quotes About Reunited Friends

"True friends share everything, except the past before they met." - Author: Mary Renault

Quotes About Love After A Long Time

"It began to occur to me that the whole story of love might be nothing more than a wicked lie; that simply sleeping beside another body night after night gives no express right of entry to the interior world of their thoughts or dreams;that we are separate in the end whatever contrary illusions we may cherish; and that this miserable truth might as well be faced, since it will be dinned into one, like it or not by the failings of those we hold dear. I wasnt so bitter now. Id begun to emerge into a sense of satisfaction with my not, but it would be a long time before I trusted someone, for Id seen how essentially unknowable even the best loved might prove to be." - Author: Olivia Laing

Quotes About Meanings Of Dreams

"The Kammerlicht: Explanations of the Impressions Left Upon Various and Sundry Natures by Dreams as Interpreted According to Tribe, and of the Numbers to be Staked in Lotteries in Conformity with the Meanings of Said Dreams .. says … there are eight ‘tribes of dreams and of the eight only the fifth is genuine. Tribe 8 are dreams emanating directly from evil spirits. Tribe 7 are dreams granted to the virtuous as direct revelations. Tribe 6 are dreams from roots planted in disease (fever and such). Tribe 5 are dreams that come to those who have taken no food before retiring and are of a healthy & tranquil disposition." - Author: Jan Neruda

Quotes About Budd

"Plantie is a very strong Protestant, that is to say, hes against all churches, especially the Protestant: and he thinks a lot of Buddha, Karma and Confucius. He is also a bit of an anarchist and three or four years ago he took up Einstein and vitamins." - Author: Joyce Cary

Quotes About Bible Fabric

"And even those who claim to read the Bible literally and to lead their lives according to its precepts are, in actual practice, highly selective about which parts of the Bible they live by and which they dont. Jesus condemnations of wealth and war are generally ignored; so are Levitical prohibitions on eating pork, wearing mixed fabrics and so forth. Though legalistic Christians accuse nonlegalistic Christians of selective interpretation and relativistic morality (of adjusting the Bible, in short, to suit their own lifestyles and prejudices), what is usually happening is that nonlegalists are, as the Baptist tradition puts it, reading the Bible with Jesus as their criterion, while the legalists are, without any philosophical consistency whatsoever, embracing those laws and doctrines that affirm their own predilections and prejudices and ignoring the rest." - Author: Bruce Bawer

Quotes About Frito

"I felt bad because Little Big Tom came in while we were making the tape and was like over the moon because he thought we were interested in his music. We had to humor him and listen to him deliver around six hundred speeches about fusion and the Art Ensemble of Chicago and Chicano and Latino influences on pretentious jazzy pseudorock. I think it was probably the happiest Id ever seen him. And I also felt bad about the fact that after he left we kind of made fun of the funny way he said Latino, like he was the Frito Bandito or something. I felt bad, but I did it anyway, because Im only human. I was ashamed of myself and depressed afterward, though, which is human, too, I guess. Being human is an excuse for just about everything, but it also kind of sucks in a way." - Author: Frank Portman

Quotes About Beans

"..Maman feeds her plants the way she feeds her children: water and fertilizer for the kentia, green beans and vitamin C for us. Thats the heart of the paradigm: concentrate on the object, convey all the nutritional elements from the outside to the inside and, as they make their way inside, they will cause the object to grow and prosper...you are satisfied with the knowledge that youve done what you were supposed to do, youve played your nurturing role: you feel reassured and, for a time, things feels safe...It would be so much better if we could share our insecurity, if we could all venture inside ourselves and realize that green beans and vitamin C, however much they nurture us, cannot save lives, nor sustain souls." - Author: Muriel Barbery

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"Christopher throws dandelion head after dandelion head into his bag. Its getting heavy now and his fingers are stained from the work but there are still so many left to kill. His biggest mistake is giving them names." - Author: Brian Martinez

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"There are other ways of finding satisfaction, recipes for human happiness, enjoyment, dignified and meaningful, gratifying life, than increased consumption that increases production." - Author: Zygmunt Bauman