[For All The Things We Say To Our Children For Their Own Good, Very Little Good Ever Comes Of It.]

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"I look away, but weve caught each other. And I know this wasnt just a ghost story to him, even if it was to the others."

Robin Silverman Quotes

"Because minds do blow and hearts do break. Those are not just sayings. And wolves and roaches are not the only creatures that chew off their legs to get out of traps—human beings do that, too."

June Diane Raphael Quotes

"I remember in second grade, everybody in the class had to come up with adjectives for each other, and I got shy. In a way, I force myself to perform, because if I didnt, Id stay home rolled up in a ball watching The Real Housewives of Orange County all day."

Bryan Michael Stoller Quotes

"Acting is not as difficult as you may think. People are born natural actorsand play many parts on the stage of life. Everyone is constantly in front of anaudience — or performing monologues when alone."

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"I think that what Im doing is right. And election-year politics, which intensifies everything, is not going to drive me off that course."

Barbara Wright Quotes

"So Ive come to the conclusion that it is thus my own fault when these people I have been talking about finally stop saying "Ah" and tell me its a pity I always do such odd things."

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"The largest single contributor to Iraqs security is that effort of Iraqi people who continue to step forward to join the various Iraqi security forces."

Robin Romm Quotes

"There came a moment in this journey when I freely realized that the lives most of lead are small. Important, but small. Our radius reaches family, clients, friends for whom we do selfless and amazing feats. But our sphere of influence is local.... So our illnesses/deaths are small, too. Not unimportant. Just local in nature... - 209"

Imam Zaid Shakir Quotes

"Allah, Most High, has truly blessed us. He has created just for us the mysterious spirit that He has breathed into us and by so doing distinguished us from all other physical creation. He has adorned us with our incomparable intellect, which further distinguishes us from all else in this creation. What other creature on this planet -another gift He has blessed us with- can even begin to create the likes of this Internet? Will we not stop, give thanks to our Merciful and Generous Lord? Will we not stop and realize how precious our lives are and begin to show each other more love, mercy, kindness and empathy? Will we not stop, take time, and reflect?"

David Brower Quotes

"We need the sea. We need a place to stand and touch and listen - to feel the pusle of the world as the surf rolls in."

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"I will support legislation that benefits the American worker and prevents the outsourcing of American jobs." - Author: Ed Pastor

Quotes About Trusting Me Again

"Im tired of waiting by the phone, and second-guessing what a guy says and trusting someone not to hurt me. Again. Ive been storming the relationship castle for fifteen years, and I still dont have my prince. Ive got a bunch of battle scars from the field and I want to go home and nurse my wounds. I dont want to fight anymore." - Author: Kim Gruenenfelder

Quotes About Tired Of Work

"Retired is being tired twice, Ive thought, first tired of working, then tired of not." - Author: Richard Armour

Quotes About Purple Sky

"Night poured over the desert. It came suddenly, in purple. In the clear air, the stars drilled down out of the sky, reminding any thoughtful watcher that it is in the deserts and high places that religions are generated. When men see nothing but bottomless infinity over their heads they have always had a driving and desperate urge to find someone to put in the way." - Author: Terry Pratchett

Quotes About Tunics

"never trust guys with tunics!i did that once............by the way i dont have a tunic." - Author: dumitru mardari

Quotes About Frogs And Rain

"The male frog in mating season," said Crake, "makes as much noise as it can. The females are attracted to the male frog with the biggest, deepest voice because it suggests a more powerful frog, one with superior genes. Small male frogs—its been documented—discover if they position themselves in empty drainpipes, the pipe acts as a voice amplifier and the small frog appears much larger than it really is."So?"So thats what art is for the artist, an empty drainpipe. An amplifier. A stab at getting laid." - Author: Margaret Atwood

Quotes About Your Daughter

"Well than try giving it some thought, why dont you? Apply that finely tutored mind of yours to all those bullshit hero-with-a-high-destiny legends you people are so fucking fond of telling one another. You really think, in a mudball slaughterhouse of a world like this, where war and privation harden whole populations to inhuman brutality and ignorance, where the ruling classes dedicate their sons to learning the science of killing men the way they consign their daughters to breeding till they crack--you really think the gods of a world like that have got no better thing to do with their time than take some random piece of lowborn trash and spend long years carving him into shape for a cats-paw?" - Author: Richard K. Morgan

Quotes About Dignified Woman

"My name," I tell Wilbur in the most dignified voice I can find, "Was inspired by Harriet Quimby, the first female American pilot and the first woman ever to cross the Channel in an aeroplane. My mother chose it to represent freedom and bravery and independence, and she gave it to me just before she died."Theres a short pause while Wilbur looks appropriately moved. Then Dad says, "Who told you that?" "Annabel did.""Well, its not true at all. You were named after Harriet the tortoise, the second longest living tortoise in the world."Theres a silence while I stare at Dad and Annabel puts her head in her hands so abruptly that the pen starts to leak into her collar. "Richard," she moans quietly."A tortoise?" I repeat in dismay. "Im named after a tortoise? What the hell is a tortoise supposed to represent?""Longevity?" - Author: Holly Smale

Quotes About Kindness Of Strangers

"...when you are constantly prevailing upon the kindness of strangers-as a hitchhiker must-it keeps you in a positive frame of mind. Call it Zen and the Art of Hitchhiking. The Way of the Lift. The chrysanthemum and the Thumb. Heady on beer and the sound of my own voice, the aphorisms spilled out unchecked." - Author: Will Ferguson

Quotes About Happiness Philosophers

"For of course some sort of general idea they must have, if they were to do their work intelligently-though as little of one, if they were to be good and happy members of society, as possible. For particulars, as every one knows, makes for virtues and happiness;generalities are intellectually necessary evils. Not philosophers, but fret-sawyers and stamp collectors compose the backbone of society." - Author: Aldous Huxley