[[Cleopatra's] Power Has Been Made To Derive From Her Sexuality, For Obvious Reason; As One Of Caesar's Murderers Had Noted, 'How Much More Attention People Pay To Their Fears Than To Their Memories!' It Has Always Been Preferable To Attribute A Woman's Success To Her Beauty Rather Than To Her Brains, To Reduce Her To The Sum Of Her Sex Life.]

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Quotes About The Wagner Act

"Science would not be what it is if there had not been a Galileo, a Newton or a Lavoisier, any more than music would be what it is if Bach, Beethoven and Wagner had never lived. The world as we know it is the product of its geniuses—and there may be evil as well as beneficent genius—and to deny that fact, is to stultify all history, whether it be that of the intellectual or the economic world." - Author: Galileo

Quotes About Dumb Luck

"Hes not a bad guy, John. Its human nature. He wanted it to be some mistake I made that he wouldnt have made, some flaw in me that he didnt share, so he could believe it wouldnt have happened to him. But it wasnt my fault. It was either blind, dumb, stupid luck from start to finish, in which case, we are all in the wrong business gentleman, or it was a God I cannot worship." - Author: Mary Doria Russell

Quotes About Maturity And Friendship

"I am not a believer in love at first sight. For love, in its truest form, is not the thingof starry-eyed or star-crossed lovers, it is far more organic, requiring nurturing and timeto fully bloom, and, as such, seen best not in its callow youth but in its wrinkled maturity.Like all living things, love, too, struggles against hardship, and in the process shedsits fatuous skin to expose one composed of more than just a storm of emotion–one of loyaltyand divine friendship. Agape. And though it may be temporarily blinded by adversity,it never gives in or up, holding tight to lofty ideals that transcend this earth andtime–while its counterfeit simply concludes it was mistaken and quickly runs off tofind the next real thing." - Author: Richard Paul Evans

Quotes About Medical Providers

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Quotes About Tutku

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Quotes About Stress And God

"Will had discovered, even before coming to the City, that his muse was, like all muses, an incredibly finicky and temperamental mistress. Hed had several good short stories over the years, a few of them bordering on brilliant, and some of them had even been published; but these gifts from his imaginary goddess of inspiration were, in truth, frustratingly infrequent. She would hang around and whisper in his ears for hours, or days, or weeks, and then suddenly go off on an extended vacation without informing Will of her whereabouts or when she planned to return." - Author: Chris Lester

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Quotes About British Culture

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