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P D James Quotes

"I believe that political correctness can be a form of linguistic fascism, and it sends shivers down the spine of my generation who went to war against fascism."

Nobita Nobi Quotes

"We cant against human stupidity. Because they are too many and too dangerous."

Breyten Breytenbach Quotes

"Leaving traces of ourselves, as in creative productivity, could then be seen as part of the definition of consciousness for us as well. We know that in order to progress we must stretch for something just out of reach--if only for a life that will be more compassionate and decent than the cruelty, paranoia, greed, narrow corporatism, or narcissism we mostly indulge in and find such ample justification for. And so we dream."

Bernard Pivot Quotes

"They place great stress on the clarity of our language for expressing nuances and showing subtleties."

Eric Bredesen Quotes

"Light — i.e. space — is the structure of time, the essence of existence. The stuff of physics does not involve time. Orthodox contemporary physics sadly refers to this fact as "the problem of time."

Yosa Buson Quotes

"Standing still at dusk Listen . . . in far distances The song of froglings!"

Robert Fitzgerald Quotes

"One should indeed read Pope with his notes available, in the Twickenham edition possibly, to see what a vast amount he did understand about Homer."

Jay Kopelman Quotes

"Why wasnt my time spent helping people instead of a puppy? I dont know and I dont care but at least I saved something."

Julianna Baggott Quotes

"Part of the post-apocalyptic, dystopian trend is that it seems to go hand in hand with young adult novels. Maybe thats because its not simply the adults who are aware of the current crisis. Teens are the ones who are being told, again and again, that their futures are in jeopardy. The teen years can feel dystopian even in the best of times. But I dont think we realize how much pressure and feeling of doom were passing down to our teens."

Alec Guinness Quotes

"I neither suffer myself, nor other fools, gladly."

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"Ever since Plato most philosophers have considered it part of their business to produce ‘proofs of immortality and the existence of God. They have found fault with the proofs of their predecessors — Saint Thomas rejected Saint Anselms proofs, and Kant rejected Descartes — but they have supplied new ones of their own. In order to make their proofs seem valid, they have had to falsify logic, to make mathematics mystical, and to pretend that deepseated prejudices were heaven-sent intuitions." - Author: Bertrand Russell

Quotes About Tom And Jerry Cartoons

"I never got tired of Tom and Jerry, but I did have a dream of doing more with my life than making cartoons." - Author: Joseph Barbera

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"This was the winter of 2008/9. Work was ongoing to reinstate a tram system in the city. A lot of people couldnt see the point of trams and many more disliked the disruption. Streets were closed off. There was almost a sense of ‘apartheid as the roadworks made it difficult to move from New Town to Old Town and vice versa. Added to which, the weather was fairly grim. And the banks looked ready to implode." - Author: Ian Rankin

Quotes About All Beautiful Things

"Have all beautiful things sad destinies?" - Author: Jean Rhys

Quotes About Civic Leadership

"Men who find themselves late are never sure. They are all the things the civics books tell us the good citizen should be: partisans but never zealots, respectors of the facts which attend each situation but never benders of those facts, uncomfortable in positions of leadership but rarely unable to turn down a responsibility once it has been offered . . . or thrust upon them. They make the best leaders in a democracy because they are unlikely to fall in love with power." - Author: Stephen King

Quotes About 12 Year Olds

"I had only played five games in my senior year in high school. I was not large enough. Hell, when I graduated, I was about five foot four and weighed 120 pounds. I didnt go with the Dodgers until spring training of 1940 and I weighed all of 155 pounds soaking wet." - Author: Pee Wee Reese

Quotes About Want To Break Up

"Break the glass, I thought to myself, because it is a symbolic gesture. Try to understand that within myself, things were breaking of much more importance than a glass, and Im happy for that. Look to your own inner struggles and break this glass.Our parents taught us to be careful with glasses and with our bodies. They taught us that the passions of childhood are impossible; we should not remove men from the priesthood, that people do not perform miracles and that no one goes on a journey without knowing where he wants to go.Break this cup, please, I thought to myself, and release of all these damn misconceptions, the habit you have of only doing that which everyone agrees with." - Author: Paulo Coelho

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"And its old advice, but its good: be yourself."-Queen Amberly, The Selection/The Prince" - Author: Kiera Cass

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"It wasnt about opening her mind, it was about closing down the racket of thoughts and opening up her body. She was tingling and throbbing and hot, not so much from her desire specifically for rick, as from a very physical yearning for human touch, to be wanted and ravished by another person after such a long period without. His attention, his hunger, was the thrill; it was an ego massage which in itself was better than her breasts being fondled." - Author: Freya North

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"If we marry educational technology with quality, enriching content, thats a circle of win." - Author: LeVar Burton