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Dick Dale Quotes

"My philosophy is the thicker the wood the thicker the sound, the bigger the string the bigger the sound. My smallest string is a 14 gauge."

Sean D Hamilton Quotes

"Let us with wisdom, using our knowledge in a wise way, bring greater love, and peace upon the earth; and then let us be consistent in yielding to all truth and to all that is good and of benefit to everyone."

DB Jackson Quotes

"Any noble cause will encounter its share of setbacks. The strength of that cause is measured in how the men who fight for it respond. We refuse to give up, which is why we will prevail eventually."

Pam Brown Quotes

"A horse is the projection of peoples dreams about themselves - strong, powerful, beautiful - and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence."

Marsha Qualey Quotes

"Anything can, and will, happen. Just like that"

Colin Meloy Quotes

"My dear Prue, we are the inheritors of a wonderful world, a beautiful world, full of life and mystery, goodness and pain. But likewise are we children of an indifferent universe. We break our own hearts imposing our moral order on what is, by nature, a wide web of chaos. It is a hopeless task."

Heather Killough Walden Quotes

"No one ever made a difference by following the rules."

Marlene Dietrich Quotes

"The weak are more likely to make the strong weak than the strong are likely to make the weak strong."

Johnny Giles Quotes

"Now let me say that Matt Busby was a great manager and Manchester United wouldnt be where they are without him. He was a god at the club, but he wasnt a god to me. Football is like that sometimes."

Paul Kearney Quotes

"He liked having the boy there beside him. Like some bright flame of life still burning bright beside the spent lamp of his own spirit."

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Quotes About Lecoq

"It was in the attempt to ascertain the interrelationships between species that experiments n genetics were first made. The words "evolution" and "origin of species" are now so intimately associated with the name of Darwin that we are apt to forger that the idea of common descent had been prominent in the mnds of naturalists before he wrote, and that, for more than half a century, zealous investigators had been devoting themselves to the experimental study of that possibility. Prominent among this group of experimenters may be mentioned Koelreauter, John Hunter, Herbert Knight, Gartner, Jordan. Naudin, Godron, Lecoq, Wichura--men whose names are familiar to every reader of Animals and Plants unders Domestication." - Author: William Bateson

Quotes About Recursion

"Evolution has no foresight. Complex machinery develops its own agendas. Brains — cheat. Feedback loops evolve to promote stable heartbeats and then stumble upon the temptation of rhythm and music. The rush evoked by fractal imagery, the algorithms used for habitat selection, metastasize into art. Thrills that once had to be earned in increments of fitness can now be had from pointless introspection. Aesthetics rise unbidden from a trillion dopamine receptors, and the system moves beyond modeling the organism. It begins to model the very process of modeling. It consumes evermore computational resources, bogs itself down with endless recursion and irrelevant simulations. Like the parasitic DNA that accretes in every natural genome, it persists and proliferates and produces nothing but itself. Metaprocesses bloom like cancer, and awaken, and call themselves I." - Author: Peter Watts

Quotes About Feeling Tested

"It was such a strange tormenting feeling when your daemon was pulling at the link between you; part physical pain deep in the chest, part intense sadness and love. Everyone tested it when they were growing up: seeing how far they could pull apart, coming back with intense relief." - Author: Philip Pullman

Quotes About Listening To Your Inner Self

"But here are wine and beautiful young girls, Be wise and hide your sorrows in their curls, Dive as you will in lifes mysterious sea, You shall not bring us any better pearls." - Author: Christopher Hitchens

Quotes About Tabloid

"I dont read tabloids. I just dont go there." - Author: Ashley Jensen

Quotes About Dilli

"All of us should treasure his (John Dillinger) Oriental wisdom and his preaching of a Zen-like detachment, as exemplified by his constant reminder to clerks, tellers, or others who grew excited by his presence in their banks: Just lie down on the floor and keep calm." - Author: Robert Anton Wilson

Quotes About Flashed

"That was enough dialogue for a few pages - he had to get into some fast, red-hot action.There werent any more hitches now. The story flowed like a torrent. The margin bell chimed almost staccato, the roller turned with almost piston-like continuity, the pages sprang up almost like blobs of batter from a pancake skillet. The beer kept rising in the glass and, contradictorily, steadily falling lower. The cigarettes gave up their ghosts, long thin gray ghosts, in a good cause; the mortality rate was terrible.His train of thought, the storys lifeline, beer-lubricated but no whit impeded, flashed and sputtered and coursed ahead like lightning in a topaz mist, and the loose fingers and hiccuping keys followed as fast as they could. ("The Penny-A-Worder")" - Author: Cornell Woolrich

Quotes About Enjolras

"Long live the Republic! Im one of them."Grantaire had risen. The immense gleam of the whole combat which he had missed, and in which he had had no part, appeared in the brilliant glance of the transfigured drunken man.He repeated: "Long live the Republic!" crossed the room with a firm stride and placed himself in front of the guns beside Enjolras."Finish both of us at one blow," said he.And turning gently to Enjolras, he said to him:"Do you permit it?"Enjolras pressed his hand with a smile.This smile was not ended when the report resounded." - Author: Victor Hugo

Quotes About Mervall

"Humm humm haaa. Rahmumm humm haaaa," intoned Opal, finishing her chant. "Peace be inside me, tolerance all around me, forgiveness in my path. Now, Mervall, show me where the filthy human is so that I may feed him his organs." - Author: Eoin Colfer

Quotes About Brenda

"Brendan suddenly came out to me. In my experience, the hardest thing about having someone come out to you is the pretending to be surprised part. You want him to feel like what hes telling you is Big. Its like, if somebody tells you theyre pregnant, you dont say, I did notice youve been eating like a hog lately. Your gay friend has obviously made a big decision to say the words out loud. You dont want him to realize that everybodys known this since he was ten and he wanted to be Bert Lahr for Halloween. Not the Cowardly Lion, but Bert Lahr. Oh, my gosh, no waaaay? You stall, trying to think of something more substantial to say. Is everyone, like, freaking out? What a… wow." - Author: Tina Fey