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Liesbeth Heenk Quotes

"Van Gogh on Christmas: And now were slowly heading towards winter, and many dread it, but Christmas is wonderful, its like the moss on the roofs and like the pine and the holly and the ivy in the snow. Isleworth, 10 November 1876"

Tiffany King Quotes

"—También te amo —dijo él, retrocediendo después de un momento—. Creo que te he amado desde hace meses. Nunca he creído en el amor a primera vista, pero sí creo en el destino. Cada situación de mierda que has tenido que superar te trajo hasta aquí. Nunca he sentido esto por nadie, y es porque he estado esperando por ti, no lo sabía hasta que llegaste aquí."

Eduard Uspensky Quotes

"What I cant understand is why the silly things you say makes so much sense.""Ill tell you why," said Papa Dima. "Its because the best idea is the idea you least expect. And the unexpected always seems silly at first."

John Phillips Marquand Quotes

"I know a fellow whos as broke as the Ten Commandments."

M Beth Bloom Quotes

"Because my life is empty window of nothingness punctuated by meaningless details of totally mundane non-events."

Jean Craighead George Quotes

"Be you writer or reader, it is very pleasant to run away in a book."

Jayseth Guberman Quotes

"How can I pull myself up by my bootstraps if Im living on a shoestring?"

Pierre Ceresole Quotes

"If the gooseberry said: I havent the heart to be a real proper gooseberry because if everyone were a gooseberry the world wouldnt continue to exist this would be a stupid argument and the world would be deprived of a useful fruit. If you are called upon to be a gooseberry in all the senses--pleasant or ludicrous--of the word, you should be one with all your heart and soul, without a backward glance."

Kathy Bates Quotes

"I was never an ingenue. Ive always just been a character actor. When I was younger, it was a real problem, because I was never pretty enough. It was hard, not just for the lack of work, but because you have to face up to how people are looking at you."

Julia Bascom Quotes

"I have talents that Im not supposed to have: I can tell who crushes on who by how they stand, I can read strides, I can hear the tonal differences between an alto and a soprano singing the same line so clearly that to me they sing entirely different notes, and I can read through the lines and tell when a person doesnt need to be writing at all. That, that is what makes me a snob, because I cannot abide a person putting pen to paper or fingers on keys when they dont need to, when word choice is not as relevant and demanding and essential to them as breathing and syntax is about being correct and not about being evocative."

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Quotes About False Friends

"If the years have taught me one thing its that those who care are always scarce. Those who genuinely care; not the acquaintances, false friends or those with similar aspirations. The few who seek your company, the souls who would plainly step off the world for you. Once you resolve to ignore them, only regret will follow." - Author: Darrell Drake

Quotes About Scripture Reading

"The wisdom of what a person says is in direct proportion to his progress in learning the holy scriptures--and I am not speaking of intensive reading or memorization, but real understanding and careful investigation of their meaning. Some people read them but neglect them; by their reading they profit in knowledge, by their neglect they forfeit understanding." - Author: Augustine of Hippo

Quotes About Communality

"The nation voted us to power to see unity and communal harmony, not for any division or communality." - Author: Khaleda Zia

Quotes About Heroic Love

"As for my faith: Ive become my fathers son-that is, Ive become the kind of believer that Pastor Merrill used to be. Doubt one minute, faith the next-sometimes inspired, sometimes in despair. Canon Campbell taught me to ask myself a question when the latter state settles upon me. Whom do I know whos alive whom I love? Good question-one that can bring you back to life. These days, I love Dan Needham and the Rev. Katherine Keeling; I know I love them because I worry about them-Dan should lose some weight, Katherine should gain some! What I feel for Hester isnt exactly love; I admire her-shes certainly been a more heroic survivor than Ive been, and her kind of survival is admirable. And then there are those distant, family ties that pass for love-Im talking about Noah and Simon, about Aunt Martha and Uncle Alfred. I look forward to seeing them every Christmas." - Author: John Irving

Quotes About Smelling Flowers

"We owned a garden on a hill,We planted rose and daffodil,Flowers that English poets sing,And hoped for glory in the Spring.We planted yellow hollyhocks,And humble sweetly-smelling stocks,And columbine for carnival,And dreamt of Summers festival.And Autumn not to be outdoneAs heiress of the summer sun,Should doubly wreathe her tawny headWith poppies and with creepers red.We waited then for all to grow,We planted wallflowers in a row.And lavender and borage blue, -Alas! we waited, I and you,But love was all that ever grew." - Author: Vita Sackville West

Quotes About Mysterious World

"Weeks went by, then months. I am speaking of a far-away time - a vanished happiness. It fell to me to befriend, to console with whatever words I could find, one who had been the fairy, the princess, the mysterious love-dream of our adolescence - and it fell to me because my companion had fled. Of that period ... what can I say? Ive kept a single image of that time, and it is already fading: the image of a lovely face grown thin and of two eyes whose lids slowly droop as they glance at me, as if her gaze was unable to dwell on anything but an inner world. " - Author: Alain Fournier

Quotes About Krishna And Radha

"At sunset, on the river ban, KrishnaLoved her for the last time and left. . .That night in her husbands arms, Radha feltSo dead that he asked, What is wrong,Do you mind my kisses, love? And she said,Not not at all, but thought, What is It to the corpse if the maggots nip?" - Author: Kamala Das

Quotes About Advertising In Magazines

"The outside of the building was covered with faded poster advertising what was sold, and by the eerie light of the half-moon, the Baudelaires could see that fresh limes, plastic knives, canned meat, white envelopes, mango-flavored candy, red wine, leather wallets, fashion magazines, goldfish bowls, sleeping bags, roasted figs, cardboard boxes, controversial vitamins, and many other things were available inside the store. Nowhere on the building, however, was there a poster advertising help, which is really what the Baudelaires needed." - Author: Lemony Snicket

Quotes About Shambles

"Under the Volcano" embraces everything from Dante to Freud to the cabala. Here it shambles like Cervantes, there it rages like Ahab, and every page of it pulsates on Out of Body Auto-Reply, that style of pure Lowry that points at once backward, to all European literature, and forward, to the mother of all nervous breakdowns." - Author: Malcolm Lowry

Quotes About Survey

"If you help me find my sister, you can have these back. I saved them for you.""Thanks," he croaks, surveying the wings. "Theyll look great on my wall." - Author: Susan Ee