[Each Night Father Fills Me With DreadWhen He Sits On The Foot Of My Bed;I'd Not Mind That He SpeaksIn Gibbers And Squeaks,But For Seventeen Years He's Been Dead.]

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"My wife and I volunteer for the Guide Dog Foundation, and we have two giant labs."

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"No government is safe unless fortified by goodwill."

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"Time is the friend of the wonderful business, the enemy of the mediocre."

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"I was raised in a mostly white neighborhood. I was this little white girl jamming out to Ella Fitzgerald and Bobby Brown."

Foucault Quotes

"The velocity of light is one of the most important of the fundamental constants of Nature. Its measurement by Foucault and Fizeau gave as the result a speed greater in air than in water, thus deciding in favor of the undulatory and against the corpuscular theory. Again, the comparison of the electrostatic and the electromagnetic units gives as an experimental result a value remarkably close to the velocity of light–a result which justified Maxwell in concluding that light is the propagation of an electromagnetic disturbance. Finally, the principle of relativity gives the velocity of light a still greater importance, since one of its fundamental postulates is the constancy of this velocity under all possible conditions."

Helen Frankenthaler Quotes

"The landscapes were in my arms as I did it."

David Yates Quotes

"I like to create an atmosphere where actors feel safe enough to take risks."

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"Neither technology nor efficiency can acquire more time for you, because time is not a thing you have lost... It is what you live in."

Barbara Brooke Quotes

"Why do I write? Because, I am able to create wonders with a click of my keyboard. I turn my computer on, and suddenly, Im whisked into a world full of wonder and amazement. The universe bends to my will and defies physics. But when the afternoon arrives, I must return to my duties. I leave the comfort of my home and crawl through the elementary school carpool line. When I see the brightened faces of my children, my heart flutters, and I realize I can live with a few straggling toys … as long as I can escape into the shower later."

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"Light one for me, would you?"it was the first time in my life that anyone had asked this of me, and as Ï took the cigarette from my lips and put it in hers, I caught a thin bats squeak of sexuality, inaudible to anyone but me." - Author: Evelyn Waugh

Quotes About Ancestor Worship

"Building the future holds more attraction than ancestor worship, whichever ancestor were talking about." - Author: Douglas Alexander

Quotes About Achievement Of Goals

"Circumstances, knowledge or birth do not determine the realisation of your desires. It is only you who are blocking the achievement of your dreams and goals." - Author: Stephen Richards

Quotes About The Presidential Cabinet

"According to James Manns Rise of the Vulcans, once a year in the 1980s, the Reagan administration flew Cheney to a secret bunker to practice rebuilding the government if the Soviets destroyed Washington. Cheneys role, Mann reported, was to use his White House chief of staff experience to run the government in the name of any surviving cabinet member who made it to the bunker. The Reagan plan ignored the Presidential Succession Act, a 1947 law that put two top congressional leaders higher in the line of succession than cabinet secretaries. The program also made no plan for reconstituting Congress, because "it would be easier to operate without them," a participant told Mann." - Author: Charlie Savage

Quotes About Public Service Work

"Im going to explore the possibility that my future work could be in public service rather than corporate work." - Author: Mike McGavick

Quotes About Staffing

"Twas a cold Yuletide evening, and I wandered the stacks, shelving multiple titles that the patrons brought back. We toiled overtime at our library here, cause the powers that be cut our staffing this year." - Author: David Davis

Quotes About Mighty God

"The thing about nature is that each species does what its best at. Thats why its all so locked together. Im certain that at its center is some kind of peace or unity or harmony - the white light people speak of having when they come back from "the dead." And what does our species do best? We construct artificial systems wherein we are mighty predators, or mighty thinkers, or sagacious, benevolent rulers of the universe - allies with God even." - Author: Rick Bass

Quotes About Tragic Loss

"The artist is a servant who is willing to be a birthgiver. In a very real sense the artist (male or female) should be like Mary who, when the angel told her that she was to bear the Messiah, was obedient to the command....I believe that each work of art, whether it is a work of great genius, or something very small, comes to the artist and says, "Here I am. Enflesh me. Give birth to me." And the artist either says, "My soul doth magnify the Lord," and willingly becomes the bearer of teh work, or refuses; but the obedient response is not necessarily a conscious one, and not everyone has the humble, courageous obedience of Mary.As for Mary, she was little more than a child when the angel came to her; she had not lost her childs creative acceptance of the realities moving on the other side of the everyday world. We lose our ability to see angels as we grow older, and that is a tragic loss." - Author: Madeleine LEngle

Quotes About Police Woman

"ONE DAY SOMEONE you saw every day was there and the next he was not. This was the only way Frankie had found to report the Blitz. The small policeman on the corner, the grocer with a bad eye, the people you walked to work with, in the shops, on the bus: the people you didnt know but who walked the same route as you, who wove the anonymous fabric of your life. Buildings, gardens, the roofline, one could describe their absence. But for the disappearance of a man, or a little boy, or the woman who used to wait for the bus at the same time as she did, Frankie had found few words: Once they were here. And I saw them" - Author: Sarah Blake

Quotes About Legal Representation

"In legal practice, in the representation of clients, I have always felt deeply engaged, serene, and not all inclined to stand aside. I have always done whatever needed to be done, and have usually gotten my way." - Author: Louis Begley