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CR Gibson Quotes

"I have wept in the nightAt my shortness of sightThat to others needs made me blind,But I never have yetHad a twinge of regretFor being a little too kind."

Patrick Wilson Quotes

"I try to shave at night so my skin has a chance to settle by the early morning call-time."

Richard Hammond Quotes

"And I like pygmy goats, because theyre just lovely, and ducks."

Reginald Rose Quotes

"Look, this boys been kicked around all his life. You know-living in a slum, his mother dead since he was nine. He spent a year and a half in an orphanage while his father served a jail term for forgery. Thats not a very good head start. Hes had a pretty terrible sixteen years. I think maybe we owe him a few words. Thats all."

Haeckel Quotes

"Compare King William with the philosopher Haeckel. The king is one of the anointed by the most high, as they claim—one upon whose head has been poured the divine petroleum of authority. Compare this king with Haeckel, who towers an intellectual colossus above the crowned mediocrity. Compare George Eliot with Queen Victoria. The Queen is clothed in garments given her by blind fortune and unreasoning chance, while George Eliot wears robes of glory woven in the loom of her own genius.The world is beginning to pay homage to intellect, to genius, to heart.We have advanced. We have reaped the benefit of every sublime and heroic self-sacrifice, of every divine and brave act; and we should endeavor to hand the torch to the next generation, having added a little to the intensity and glory of the flame."

Stanley Weintraub Quotes

"A future general, Captain Jack of the Cameronians, averse to the truce when on the line, had speculated in his diary a few days earlier, in almost Shavian fashion, about the larger implications of the cease-fire, which had extended farther than governments conceded, "It is interesting to visualize the close of a campaign owing to the opposing armies--neither of them defeated--having become too friendly to continue the fight."

Amy Smart Quotes

"I love cooking during Christmas, all smells like the hot apple cider, the hot spiced wine."

Nancy Mellon Quotes

"The harmony of the human body is a prototype for personal and communal evolution."

Ben Goldacre Quotes

"Data is the fabric of the modern world: just like we walk down pavements, so we trace routes through data, and build knowledge and products out of it."

Theodore Zeldin Quotes

"The French have made conversation their claim to civilisation."

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Quotes About Matches And Fire

"Paper MatchesMy aunts washed dishes while the unclessquirted each other on the lawn withgarden hoses. Why are we in here,I said, and they are out there?Thats the way it is,said Aunt Hetty, the shriveled-up one.I have the rages that small animals have,being small, being animal.Written on me was a message,"At Your Service,"like a book of paper matches.One by one we were taken outand struck.We come bearing supper,our heads on fire." - Author: Paulette Jiles

Quotes About Manchester

"The high point of my career was winning the Champions League. No one will ever erase that from my memory, in the same way that no one will ever erase the fact that I did it in a Manchester United shirt." - Author: Cristiano Ronaldo

Quotes About Equality In Marriage

"Two ideas are opposed — not concepts or abstractions, but Ideas which were in the blood of men before they were formulated by the minds of men. The Resurgence of Authority stands opposed to the Rule of Money; Order to Social Chaos, Hierarchy to Equality, socio-economico-political Stability to constant Flux; glad assumption of Duties to whining for Rights; Socialism to Capitalism, ethically, economically, politically; the Rebirth of Religion to Materialism; Fertility to Sterility; the spirit of Heroism to the spirit of Trade; the principle of Responsibility to Parliamentarism; the idea of Polarity of Man and Woman to Feminism; the idea of the individual task to the ideal of ‘happiness; Discipline to Propaganda-compulsion; the higher unities of family, society, State to social atomism; Marriage to the Communistic ideal of free love; economic self-sufficiency to senseless trade as an end in itself; the inner imperative to Rationalism." - Author: Francis Parker Yockey

Quotes About Gambling

"Im not a gambling-man. I have never bet a dollar in all my life." - Author: John Forsythe

Quotes About The Principle Of The Matter

"Custom, then, is the great guide of human life. It is that principle alone which renders our experience useful to us, and makes us expect, for the future, a similar train of events with those which have appeared in the past. Without the influence of custom, we should be entirely ignorant of every matter of fact beyond what is immediately present to the memory and senses. We should never know how to adjust means to ends, or to employ our natural powers in the production of any effect. There would be an end at once of all action, as well as of the chief part of speculation." - Author: David Hume

Quotes About Paying Loans

"I never had the high-paying job or the company car. It took me over a decade to pay off my student loans. I never had to worry about where to dock my yacht to reduce my taxes." - Author: Christine ODonnell

Quotes About Ambassadors

"We were sent to this country by the President, who desires to promote the welfare of Japan, and are quite different from the ambassadors of other countries." - Author: Townsend Harris

Quotes About Bible Mistrust

"Through the reading of popular scientific books I soon reached the conviction that much in the stories of the Bible could not be true. The consequence was a positively fanatic orgy of freethinking coupled with the impression that youth is intentionally being deceived by the state through lies; it was a crushing impression. Mistrust of every kind of authority grew out of this experience, a skeptical attitude toward the convictions that were alive in any specific social environment - an attitude that has never again left me.- Albert Einstein, Autobiographical Notes, edited by Paul Arthur Schilpp" - Author: Albert Einstein

Quotes About Losing Hope In Yourself

"Losing hope is not so bad. Theres something worse: losing hope and hiding it from yourself." - Author: Walker Percy

Quotes About Indecision

"And time yet for a hundred indecisions,And a hundred visions and revisions" - Author: T.S. Eliot