[As To Your Newton, I Confess I Do Not Understand His Void And His Gravity; I Admit He Has Demonstrated The Movement Of The Heavenly Bodies With More Exactitude Than His Forerunners; But You Will Admit It Is An Absurdity To Maintain The Existence Of Nothing.[Letter To Voltaire, 25 Nov. 1777]]

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"I dont like technology and all that. Im a farm boy. I would rather live in that time when you had to provide for your family. I dont know. Im a country kid, so I dont like modern technology."

Natasha Friend Quotes

"Hey, God made us sexual creatures. If he wanted teenagers to wait that long, he would have made puberty start at twenty-five."

Derrick Bell Quotes

"I go to readings by fiction writers like Alice Walker, and Im envious of the level of attention they generate."

Karen Ann Hopkins Quotes

"I hadnt thought about Mom as much as I probably should have lately. It was a relief not to have all those emotional waves rolling through me at the mere vision of her face in my mind. Letting go of all the negative thoughts was like blowing out a giant gulp of air that Id been holding in for what seemed like eternity."

Hiroyuki Asada Quotes

"Because my mom gave birth to me I got to meet her. And I got to meet you and I got to meet everyone else. If my mom thought it was my purpose ... maybe thats why she left me behind..."

Paula Poundstone Quotes

"The wages of sin are death, but by the time taxes are taken out, its just sort of a tired feeling."

Artemas Khan Quotes

"Dreams and nightmares fill a mans head, both attainable while sleeping or awake. One of lifes greatest challenges lay in separating the two so they dont choose your path for you. Remember that a known destiny finds a way to make itself come true."

Dr Emmanuel Moore Abolo Quotes

"The tongue hardly quarrels with the teeth even though they both live together. Let us as humans learn to live together because there is enough space for everyone to survive in life"

Erckmann Chatrian Quotes

"I reeled with giddiness - flames passed before my eyes.I remembered those precipices that drew one towards them with irresistible power - wells that have had to be filled up because of persons throwing themselves into them - trees that have had to be cut down because of people hanging themselves upon them - the contagion of suicide and theft and murder, which at various times has taken possession of peoples minds, by means well understood; that strange inducement, which makes people kill themselves because others kill themselves. My hair rose upon my head with horror!("The Invisible Eye")"

Mickey Leigh Quotes

"And some people have less star appeal than others, but sometimes they shine far brighter than those with more."

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"Still, it strikes me that, taken together, they do make an argument, and it is this: the rise of American democracy is bound up with the history of reading and writing, which is one of the reasons the study of American history is inseparable from the study of American literature. In the early United States, literacy rates rose and the price of books and magazines and newspapers fell during the same decades that suffrage was being extended. With everything from constitutions and ballots to almanacs and novels, American wrote and read their way into a political culture inked and stamped and pressed in print." - Author: Jill Lepore

Quotes About Sofer

"How easily you forgive, Eleanor. How freely youabsolve the sins of others. Tell me, little one, when thetime comes, how will you absolve yours?With the first lash of the whip Nora felt a strip of fireburn across her back. She cried out from a pain soferocious she nearly choked on it.Like this, Søren, she dared answer only in her mind.This is how." - Author: Tiffany Reisz

Quotes About Horrible Friends

"Saying its hard is ultimately a justification to do what seems like the easiest thing to do-- have the affair, stay at that horrible job, end a friendship over a slight, keep loving someone who treats you terribly." - Author: Cheryl Strayed

Quotes About Patience About Love

"No time for books, no patience. What good would they do? They dont tell you how to survive." "No, they dont do that. They are reason, not tool." Vadim smirked. "They hold more truth than Pravda. Politburo cant lie in Pushkin. Pushkin was there before we became Soviets. It means…if we have past, we have future." (…) "At least I know that there are many truths. Its about learning to think different thoughts. Know things that you never felt. You could know what being rich feels like, or being in love, without ever getting real feeling." - Author: Aleksandr Voinov

Quotes About Visaged

"The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past." - Author: Tim Berners Lee

Quotes About Creative Block

"Most artists have experienced the creative block. We get stuck in our work. We beat our head against the wall: nothing. Sometimes, it is because we are trying something at the wrong time." - Author: Lukas Foss

Quotes About Closing Circles

"It is always important to know when something has reached its end. Closing circles, shutting doors, finishing chapters, it doesnt matter what we call it; what matters is to leave in the past those moments in life that are over." - Author: Paulo Coelho

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"My dear child, you must believe in God despite what the clergy tells you." - Author: Benjamin Jowett

Quotes About Kissing The Sun

"Youre right. The fact that the entire party of fifty guests caught you and Jill Moench kissing in the closet was a complete misunderstanding." Theo snorted, turning to Penny, "His girlfriend certainly got a surprise at her party. And it wasnt the kind where everyone jumps out from behind the couch to yell, ‘Surprise!" - Author: Katlyn Charlesworth

Quotes About Gf And Bf

"My mother gave Lindsey a meaningful look. We are not discussing this further. You can go up to your room and wait or wait with me. Your choice.Lindsey was dumbfounded. She stared at our mother and knew what she wanted most: to flee, to run out into the cornfield where my father was, where I was, where she felt suddenly that the heart of her family had moved. But Buckley wtood warm against her.~pg 143; Lindsey, Buckley and Mom" - Author: Alice Sebold