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Willa Cather Quotes

"There were no clouds, the sun was going down in a limpid, gold-washed sky. Just as the lower edge of the red disk rested on the high fields against the horizon, a great black figure suddenly appeared on the face of the sun. We sprang to our feet, straining our eyes toward it. In a moment we realized what it was. On some upland farm, a plough had been left standing in the field. The sun was sinking just behind it. Magnified across the distance by the horizontal light, it stood out against the sun, was exactly contained within the circle of the disk; the handles, the tongue, the share—black against the molten red. There it was, heroic in size, a picture writing on the sun."

Anne Bronte Quotes

"Reading is my favourite occupation, when I have leisure for it and books to read."

Susan Sarandon Quotes

"In the U.S., they just want to know who youre sleeping with."

Bodie Thoene Quotes

"The Reich may tell you whom you may love and whom you must hate. Oh, yes, Thomas, the Reich can dictate the inward life of every man.""Not the inward life." Thomas looked up sharply. "Only the outward show."

Christian De Portzamparc Quotes

"In the 60s when I was a student, there was this campaign to destroy 75 percent of the old buildings in Paris, replacing them with modern architecture. I realized this as a dangerous utopia. This modern vision did not understand the richness of the city. Thankfully, such destruction did not happen."

Anne Killigrew Quotes

"I willingly accept Cassandras fateTo speak the truth, although believed too late."

Yusef Lateef Quotes

"When the soul looks out of its body, it should see only beauty in its path. These are the sights we must hold in mind, in order to move to a higher place."

Kevin Swanson Quotes

"Ultimately, we must turn to the God who is both the One and the Many for the standard of His law. He created to live both as individuals and as corporate units; and His law perfectly balances the liberties of the many with the power of the one political unit."

Jeff Flake Quotes

"If we cant have the courage to tell our constituents, hey, weve got to cut back, then if we can point to something and say, I would like to vote for more benefits for you, but this balanced budget amendment or statutory spending cap or whatever the device is, is preventing me from doing it."

Saint Bernard Quotes

"You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters."

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Quotes About Education From The Book To Kill A Mockingbird

"In reality, every reader, while he is reading, is the reader of his own self. The writers work is merely a kind of optical instrument, which he offers to the reader to permit him to discern what, without the book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself. The readers recognition in his own self of what the book says is the proof of its truth." - Author: Marcel Proust

Quotes About Shingles

"A baby almost killed me as I walked to work one morning. By passing beneath a bus shelters roof at the ordained moment I lived to tell my tale. With strangers surrounding me I looked at what remained. Laoughter from heaven made us lift our eyes skyward. The babys mother lowered her arms and leaned out her window. Without applause her audience drifted off, seeking crumbs in the gutters of this city of God. Xerox shingles covered the shelters remaining glass pane, and the largest read: Want to be crucified. Have own nails. Leave message on machine.The fringe of numbers along the ads hem had been stripped away. My shoes crunched glass underfoot; my skirt clung to my legs as I continued down the street. November dawns seventy-degree bath made my hair lose its set. Mother above appeared ready to take her own bow; I too, as ever, flew on alone." - Author: Jack Womack

Quotes About The God Of Small Things

"I am very conscious that, from the time of The God of Small Things was published 10 years ago, we are in a different world... which needs to be written about differently, and I really very much want to do that." - Author: Arundhati Roy

Quotes About Rationale

"The rationale for tenure is still valid. But the system has turned the academy into one of the most conservative and costly institutions in the country. Yes, conservative: Economists joke that their discipline advances one funeral at a time, but many fields must wait for wholesale generational turnover before new approaches take hold." - Author: Francis Fukuyama

Quotes About 5 Years

"My thoughts keep vacillating between the draft that feels more like a gust in this sizes-too-big hospital gown, and Dr. Milligans proposal that Ill live to be a 175 years old. This is getting a little weird, even under the circumstances. Im hundreds of miles from home, half naked in a room with two guys I barely know. Taken out of context, Id have to question my common sense. Heck, even in context." - Author: Anna Banks

Quotes About Payne

"Oh, sheez, whats Syd Vicious doing back in town? (Payne)Howd the testicle retrieval go, Payne? You still limping?...Thought so. I got the thank-you card from Planned Parenthood last week. Seems they want to honor me for saving the gene pool. (Syd)" - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon

Quotes About Feeling Empty Inside

"But the big courage is the cold-blooded kind, the kind that never lets go even when youre feeling empty inside, and your bloods thin, and theres no kind of fun or profit to be had, and the troubles not over in an hour or two but lasts for months and years." - Author: John Buchan

Quotes About Vidia

"Dalle tende a cono si levava il concerto dei pesanti respiri addormentati. Cosa fosse quel poter chiudere gli occhi, perdere coscienza di sé, affondare in un vuoto delle proprie ore, e poi svegliandosi ritrovarsi eguale a prima, a riannodare i fili della propria vita, Agilulfo non lo poteva sapere e la sua invidia per la facoltà di dormire propria delle persone esistenti era uninvidia vaga, come di qualcosa che non si sa nemmeno concepire." - Author: Italo Calvino

Quotes About Dog Love

"Love is like a tide. When its in, everything looks beautiful and inviting. Only when love recedes can you see the debris beneath the surface - the old bottles, the rusty prams, the sewage pipes, the bloated cats and dogs weighted down to drown. The man I had once loved so passionately I now saw as weak, gutted like a fish." - Author: Kathy Lette

Quotes About Ginny Weasley

"Hello, Harry, dear. I suppose youve heard our exciting news?" She pointed to the brand-new silver badge on Percys chest. "Second Head Boy in the family!" she said, swelling with pride. "And last," Fred muttered under his breath. "I dont doubt that," said Mrs. Weasley, frowning suddenly. "I notice they havent made you two prefects." "What do we want to be prefects for?" said George, looking revolted at the very idea. "Itd take all the fun out of life." Ginny giggled. "You want to set a better example for your sister!" snapped Mrs. Weasley." - Author: J.K. Rowling