[Envy And Resentment Are Terribly Corrosive Passions. To Suffer At The Sight Or Even The Thought Of Others' Enjoyment Of Life Makes One A Committed Enemy Of Human Happiness. Such People End Up Being Practically A Curse Upon The Human Race. They Vandalize Life, Exerting Themselves Not In The Pursuit Of Gain Or Pleasure, But To Hinder Others' Enjoyment.]

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"Nowadays I get complaints about long drum solos, but in those days they wanted me to keep on going so they could go over to the bar and have a drink."

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"He comes down next to me, and when I hold out my hand, he takes it. Our fingers lace together. And in that feeling, that perfect feeling of our hands and fingers pressed together, I want to tell him everything. I want to tell him about Josh, and his sister, Emily. I want to tell him about tall, crazy Gert. I want to tell him about bridges and funerals, and most of all, maps. More than anything else, I want to tell him about myself. I want to tell him that I know what things look like from above now. Theres so much I want to tell him, because I know hell understand."

Kimberly McRae Quotes

"He is the light in my life and the rock beneath my feet. (Referring to the Lord Jesus)"

Tod Worner Quotes

"Evil, let it never be mistaken, is real. But it is inferior. It is parasitic. It is incomplete. The moment we take counsel from it, become overwhelmed by it, or put it on an equal footing with the Good of God, it will have become something entirely more dangerous. It becomes an idol."

John Allen Paulos Quotes

"Certainty a strange Ferris wheel of a statement!"

Lloyd Bentsen Quotes

"I have never forgotten my days as an Eagle Scout. I didnt know it at the time, but what really came out of my Scouting was learning how to lead and serve the community. It has come in handy in my career in government."

Feather Stone Quotes

"Sidney, our tomorrows are shaped by the choices we make today. The Dark place we saw may never come to pass if humanity chooses to embrace the Light. As Guardians, its our desire to help humanity return to the sacred truths. When youre old enough, you may choose to cultivate a path of Light for others to follow. It will be dangerous, and you may fail. The choice will be yours."

Lee Bennett Hopkins Quotes

"When Grandma read me:Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,Humpty Dumpty had a great fall . . .I neverknewthatHumptysfallwassomethingthatsomedaycomestousall."

Eliphas Levi Quotes

"It must be pleasant to be occasionally guilty of a small abomination."

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"I would not say that George Bush doesnt care about people at all. I think that his loyalties are to the upper class."

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"And beyond the timeless meadows and emerald pastures, the rabbit holes and moss-covered oak and rowan trees and the "slippy sloppy" houses of frogs, the woodland-scented wind rushed between the leaves and blew around the gray veil that dipped below the fells, swirling up in a mist, blurring the edges of the distant forest. (View from Windermere in the Lake District)" - Author: Susan Branch

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"Evidently, evildoing also has a threshold magnitude. Yes, a human being hesitates and bobs back and forth between good and evil all his life. He slips, falls back, clambers up, repents, things begin to darken again. But just so long as the threshold of evildoing is not crossed, the possibility of returning remains, and he himself is still within reach of our hope. But when, through the density of evil actions, the result either of their own extreme danger or of the absoluteness of his power, he suddenly crosses that threshold, he has left humanity behind, and without, perhaps, the possibility of return." - Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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"Good thoughts and actions can never produce bad results; bad thoughtsand actions can never produce good results … We understand this law inthe natural world, and work with it; but few understand it in the mentaland moral world—although its operation there is just as simple and undeviating—and they, therefore, do not cooperate with it." - Author: James Allen

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"…anyway it wasnt your reading that started this. It was the laugher, the carefree laughter, the three dimensional Coca Cola advertisement that you were, the try-anything-once friends, the imperviousness to all that came before you, the chain phone calls, the in-jokes, the instant success, the beach houses, the white lace underwear, the private dancing, the good-graced acceptance pf part-time shift work, the apparent absence of expectations, the ever-changing disposable cults of the rural, the family, the eastern, the modern, the postmodern, the impoverished, the sleekly deregulated, the orgasm, the feminine, the feminist, and then the way you canceled with the air of one making a salad" - Author: Elliot Perlman