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"While science can be many things, above all it is a way for our mistake-making, illusion-prone, storytelling brains to compare different methods for describing nature."

Kate Mosse Quotes

"People have different views of how you deal with different issues in literature, and, frankly, long may it last that there is a range of views."

Nicole Edwards Quotes

"For fucks sake, have you not figured it out yet? Youre the only woman Ive ever loved."

Tara Hudson Quotes

"See you soon," I whispered. I bit my lip; and, in a moment of sheer abandon, I added, "I think I might . . . you know . . . love you, by the way." "Too," Joshua whispered back groggily. "Love."

Rita Hayworth Quotes

"All I wanted was just what everybody else wants, you know, to be loved."

Sam Riley Quotes

"Im an actor, of course, so I like to show off."

Ronald Blythe Quotes

"Death used to announce itself in the thick of life but now people drag on so long it sometimes seems that we are reaching the stage when we may have to announce ourselves to death. It is as though one needs a special strength to die, and not a final weakness."

Jyrki Vainonen Quotes

"Dive again and again into the river of uncertainty. Create in the dark, only then can you recognize the light."

Deh Gel Quotes

"Selfishness from earth to hereafter: Thy pray and struggle, same by thee. Because life committed selfishness in living with the Democracy."

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"If there is shit all around me, how can I eat my ice cream?"

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Quotes About Cruelty In Night

"If only the peace I feel right nowcould be stored up and released laterwhen cruelty surrounds mein the darkduring nightmares." - Author: Margarita Engle

Quotes About Trivia Love

"Writing consist of everything. whether your writing is of riddles, rimes, prose, trivial, general, of thought, or of feeling. indiscretions youve done or have fantasized about. love, deception, romance, fear, death, life, pain, & yes even happiness. writing is of a specific purpose & states a meaning within what is written." - Author: Michael Stuckey

Quotes About Juli

"Me prometiste que nunca me follarías, pero ¿qué fue lo de anoche? Ni una palabra, ni un «te quiero», ni una nota antes de marcharte. ¿Era eso? ¿Un polvo de despedida? —El susurro de ella se convirtió en un sollozo—. ¿Quién es el follaángeles ahora?Gabriel hizo una mueca de dolor.Fue algo más que una mueca. Fue como si acabara de recibir un puñetazo. Cerró los ojos y gimió débilmente, mientras se apoyaba en los talones y apretaba mucho los puños.Todos vieron como palidecía de golpe.—Eso me ha dolido, Julianne —murmuró." - Author: Sylvain Reynard

Quotes About Ego And Self Respect

"Its easy to run to others. Its so hard to stand on ones own record. You can fake virtue for an audience. You cant fake it in your own eyes. Your ego is your strictest judge. They run from it. They spend their lives running. Its easier to donate a few thousand to charity and think oneself noble than to base self-respect on personal standards of personal achievement. Its simple to seek substitutes for competence--such easy substitutes: love, charm, kindness, charity. But there is no substitute for competence." - Author: Ayn Rand

Quotes About Samsa

"Refusing! And she is after me with a broom, trying to sweep my rotten carcass into the open. Why, shades of Gregor Samsa! Hello Alex, goodbye Franz! "You better tell me youre sorry, you, or else! And I dont mean maybe either!" I am five, maybe six, and she is or-elsing me and not-meaning-maybe as though the firing squad is already outside, lining the street with newspaper preparatory to my execution." - Author: Philip Roth

Quotes About Famous The Eucharist

"By virtue of some of the ways the game is played, in terms of message discipline, in terms of access for reporters, and especially in the way that sources and subjects, especially famous subjects, treat the media, almost by default theres more news thats falling into books." - Author: Ron Suskind

Quotes About Airport Security

"Shamu and I have arrived safely in Costa Rica. He was stopped by airport security because he carries enough artillery in his pants pockets to construct a sawed-off shotgun. Evidently, he though we were headed to Iraq." - Author: Chelsea Handler

Quotes About Watch What You Say

"Arent the clouds beautiful? They look like big balls of cotton... I could just lie here all day, and watch them drift by... If you use your imagination, you can see lots of things in the cloud formations... What do you think you see, Linus?""Well, those clouds up there look like the map of the British Honduras on the Caribbean... That cloud up there looks a little like the profile of Thomas Eakins, the famous painter and sculptor... And that group of clouds over there gives me the impression of the stoning of Stephen... I can see the apostle Paul standing there to one side...""Uh huh... Thats very good... What do you see in the clouds, Charlie Brown?""Well, I was going to say I saw a ducky and a horsie, but I changed my mind!" - Author: Charles M. Schulz

Quotes About Love Not Being The Same

"The emphasis and the reason for a pure humility is to result in love for others; not always necessarily the belittlement of self. When there is pride and self-righteousness and being pretentiously too far above, generally, one has a difficult time reaching the compassionate side of love for others, the side that understands (or at least attempts to understand): I am aware that I am not so far from falling in the same way. Humility seeks to understand, and sometimes even relate; and in result, the love lovingly, properly, effectively wills the removal of the destructive sins of another as from oneself." - Author: Criss Jami

Quotes About Weathering Hard Times

"Change is such hard work." - Author: Billy Crystal