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Wolfgang Pauli Thomas S Kuhn Quotes

"Wolfgang Pauli, in the months before Heisenbergs paper on matrix mechanics pointed the way to a new quantum theory, wrote to a friend, "At the moment physics is again terribly confused. In any case, it is too difficult for me, and I wish I had been a movie comedian or something of the sort and had never heard of physics." That testimony is particularly impressive if contrasted with Paulis words less than five months later: "Heisenbergs type of mechanics has again given me hope and joy in life. To be sure it does not supply the solution to the riddle, but I believe it is again possible to march forward."

Robert A Schuller Quotes

"Open your eyes that you might see that all things are possible through you (with Gods help)"

Mark Rice Quotes

"Things began to go wrong when I was seventeen. My bands twenty-year-old lead guitarist earned seven years in jail for a drug-fuelled spree of violence. The other band members were quick to let go of their musical dreams, but I never did. They did the ‘mature thing: after writing off the band as a teenage fantasy, they got real jobs and made some money. They called it growing up. I called it giving up."

Georges Bataille Quotes

"Nothing is more necessary or stronger in us than rebellion."

Sandra Byrd Quotes

"I felt free this time, knowing I had a job and that I wasnt going to be graded. I could simply experiment and create. The thought occurred to me that if I always lived under the certainty of Gods provision instead of the certainty of Lexis worry, I might always feel this free."

Alexis Steinhauer Quotes

"For this, for you, my heart will burnIt whispers to me, what I speak now in turn:If the sun should hide, let it hide;If darkness drain the light, on moonbeams we ride.It matters not,For I am by your side.If the sky should fall, let it fall;If Death open his wings, ignore his dark call;Let the stars fade, let worlds collide;Let the seas boil, let chaos hold back the tide.It matters not,For you are by my side."

Misti Hemlock Quotes

"When a friend leaves you, you move on. When a best friend leaves you, part of you is gone"

Adela Florence Nicolson Quotes

"Men should be judged not by their tint of skin, the gods they serve, the vintage they drink, nor by the way they fight, or love, or sin, but by the quality of the thought they think."

Deborra Lee Furness Quotes

"I know Im being judged, and anyone who works in the public eye will get some negativity at some point. It can be tough and it hurts. I can be very tough on myself. Occasionally, I hear or read something cruel and Im shocked."

KJ Bishop Quotes

"It occurred to Raule that all children were monsters in the world and were instinctively aware of it. They were reminded of their anomalous nature by adults, whom they failed to resemble, and with whose habitations and tools their bodies were at odds. This was surely why the little girl played with the sequins so solemnly and with such intense concentration. She was doing nothing less than conjuring, out of pattern and colour, a world that conformed to her desires and obeyed her will. The boy, on the other hand, showed with the whole attitude of his being that he knew there was only the one world and he would kill it if he could."

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Quotes About Prescription Drugs

"Why does she always seem to think you drive like were holding up a bank?"Roswell grinned and rolled his eyes, "Because thats what teenagers do, right? They also carve swastikas into their arms, steal prescription drugs from old people, and freebase cocaine. I need to institute a policy where she stops watching 60 Minutes and pretty much all public service announcements." - Author: Brenna Yovanoff

Quotes About Animals Thinking

"As to animals," said the Count unexpectedly, "whatever one says, I maintain that the rodent family has a certain charm about it.""The rodent family . . . ?" replied the Baron, not getting the drift at all."Rabbits, marmots, squirrels, and the like.""You have pets of that sort, sir?""No, sir, not at all. Too much of an odor. It would be all over the house.""Ah, I see. Very charming, but you wouldnt have them in the house, is that it?" "Well, sir, in the first place, they seem to have been ignored by the poets, dyou see. And what has no place in a poem has no place in my house. Thats my family rule.""I see.""No, I dont keep them as pets. But theyre such fuzzy, timid little creatures that I cant help thinking theres no more charming animal.""Yes, Count, I quite agree.""Actually, sir, every charming creature, no matter what sort, seems to have a strong odor.""Yes, indeed, sir. I believe one might say so." - Author: Yukio Mishima

Quotes About Durkheim

"This is what one of the founding fathers of sociology, Emile Durkheim, meant when he wrote in 1895 that the establishment of a sense of community is facilitated by a class of actors who carry a stigma and sense of stigmatization and are termed deviant. Unity is provided to any collectivity by uniting against those who are seen as a common threat to the social order and morality of a group. Consequently, the stigma and the stigmatization of some persons demarcates a boundary that reinforces the conduct of conformists. Therefore, a collective sense of morality is achieved by the creation of stigma and stigmatization and deviance." - Author: Gerhard Falk

Quotes About Team Efforts

"To me, the simplest gift that a husband or a wife can do for their partner is to remind them of their precious visions, goals and dreams. What a gift that is to have a voice of reason right in your corner when you sometimes need a little nudge to get back on track. To have a team player to cheer you on and to support your efforts is indeed a massive present from the universe. Whomever has such a gift should surely treasure and protect it for all its worth. Its worth is invaluable to the world." - Author: Sereda Aleta Dailey

Quotes About Jocks

"Why do all the hot girls want the jocks and the good boys? We losers are the ones that need you." - Author: Huntley Fitzpatrick

Quotes About Skeins

"The ocean was back in the pond, and the only knowledge I was left with, as if I had woken from a dream on a summers day, was that it had not been long ago since I had known everything. I looked at Lettie in the moonlight. "Is that how it is for you? I asked. "Is what how it is for me?" "Do you still know everything, all the time?" ...She wrinkled her nose. "Everybody did. I told you. Its nothing special, knowing how things work. And you really do have to give it all up if you want to play." "To play what?" "This," she said. She waved at the house and the sky and the impossible full moon and the skeins and the shawls and clusters of bright stars." - Author: Neil Gaiman

Quotes About Soccer Supporters

"I think soccer is more respected now than it ever has been. You can see that in the numbers of young kids who are playing and the numbers of people who are coming to watch." - Author: Brandi Chastain

Quotes About Elias

"Now, Elias said, if only I didnt have to go home to my lousy wife. I married her in 1929. A lot of thingsve changed since 1929. He sighed. Whats a woman? he asked. A Woman is a trap." - Author: Irwin Shaw

Quotes About Magic Tricks

"Im writing a book on magic", I explain, and Im asked, "Real magic?" By real magic people mean miracles, thaumaturgical acts, and supernatural powers. "No", I answer: "Conjuring tricks, not real magic". Real magic, in other words, refers to the magic that is not real, while the magic that is real, that can actually be done, is not real magic." - Author: Lee Siegel

Quotes About Loving A Stepdaughter

"love yourself before loving people..none will hurt you" - Author: MK PRINCE