[For The Several Thousands Of Years Before They Became Firefighters And Physicians, Women Were Sirens, Enchantresses, Snares. At Times It Seems As If Female Powerlessness Is Male Self-preservation In Disguise. And For Millennia, This Has Made For A Zero-sum Game: A Woman's Intelligence Was A Man's Deception.]

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"I often feel sorry for people who dont read good books; they are missing a chance to lead an extra life."

Christine ODonnell Quotes

"Will they attack us? Yes. Will they smear our backgrounds and distort our records? Undoubtedly. Will they lie about us, harass our families, namecall to try to intimidate us? They will. Theres nothing safe about it. But is it worth it? Well, let me ask you. Is freedom worth it? Is America worth it?"

Asrarabdulghani Quotes

"Destinations are nothing but geographic borders set by humans throughout history and subject to change. Opposite to the places we designed in our hearts for special people we choose; such destinations are set by the soul and can never be diminished by time. When given such a majestic position; cities are just names with population and time is just a number the universe follows and days are a system of order. Therefore, that person is with you to the extent that he/she become a subconscious part of your personality and any form of limitation seems irrelevant."

Yvette Nicole Brown Quotes

"I dont blame other people for the rap that Christians have. A lot of Christians are just mental. A lot of Christians are more concerned with telling you where youre gonna go when you die than what you can have while youre here."

REM Quotes

"Everybody Hurts When the day is long and the night, the night is yours alone,When youre sure youve had enough of this life, well hang onDont let yourself go, cause everybody cries and everybody hurts sometimesSometimes everything is wrong. Now its time to sing alongWhen your day is night alone, (hold on, hold on)If you feel like letting go, (hold on)When you think youve had too much of this life, well hang onCause everybody hurts. Take comfort in your friendsEverybody hurts. Dont throw your hand. Oh, no. Dont throw your handIf you feel like youre alone, no, no, no, you are not aloneIf youre on your own in this life, the days and nights are long,When you think youve had too much of this life to hang onWell, everybody hurts sometimes,Everybody cries. And everybody hurts sometimesAnd everybody hurts sometimes. So, hold on, hold onHold on, hold on, hold on, hold on, hold on, hold onEverybody hurts. You are not alone"

LeBron James Quotes

"Commitment is a big part of what I am and what I believe. How committed are you to winning? How committed are you to being a good friend? To being trustworthy? To being successful? How committed are you to being a good father, a good teammate, a good role model? Theres that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not?"

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"So who did you say you were?..Oh!....Wish you become yourself soon!"

Jason Elliot Quotes

"I notice I am taking risks with my own security and losing my sensitivity to danger. I dont know it at the time, but the effects of war are reaching into me in unexpected ways, and I am being changed by them. I am surrounded by destruction and the randomness of death, which I cannot fathom. I have felt the closeness of death as tangibly as the whisper of a murderous seducer, and felt the richness, twinged by guilt, of having escaped its grasp. I have seen too often the numb lost look of men consumed by undiluted grief, and heard the howl of children as their mothers are pulled from the rubble of a rocket-blasted home, and I am coming to understand the long dark pain of those who silently endure what first seems unendurable."

John Stilgoe Quotes

"The whole concatenation of wild and artificial things, the natural ecosystem as modified by people over the centuries, the build environment layered over layers, the eerie mix of sounds and smells and glimpses neither natural nor crafted- all of it is free for the taking, for the taking in. Take it, take it in, take in more every weekend, every day, and quickly it becomes the theater that intrigues, relaxes, fascinates, seduces, and above all expands any mind focused on it. Outside lies utterly ordinary space open to any casual explorer willing to find the extraordinary. Outside lies unprogrammed awareness that at times becomes directed serendipity. Outside lies magic."

Susan Zwinger Quotes

"…have poets write about you as if you are alive. Scientifically, it is absolutely true, you are alive. You have a pulse, the waves, and a metabolism, the food chain. A personality, a character, a consciousness, and a sense of purpose…try this- turn into spray, spin rainbows…wear down entire mountains and dump them in layers…gently surround marina sea grass twice a day, protecting and feeding thousands of crabs, ducks, and geese…fill human eyes with warm salt brine at least once a month… Becoming Water"

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"I dont know many rules to live by, hed said. But heres one. Its simple. Dont put anything unnecessary into yourself. No poisons or chemicals, no fumes or smoke or alcohol, no sharp objects, no inessential needles--drug or tattoo--and...no inessential penises either.Inessential penises? Karou had repeated, delighted with the phrase in spite of her grief. Is there any such thing as an essential one?When an essential one comes along, youll know, hed replied." - Author: Laini Taylor

Quotes About For Granted Love

"You could not turn off love- even the rather absent, sometimes taken for granted love- the way youd turn off a faucet. Love ran from the heart and the heart had its own imperatives" - Author: Stephen King

Quotes About Peace Of Mind And Love

"Come, Victor; not brooding thoughts of vengeance against the assassin, but with feelings of peace and gentleness, that will heal, instead of festering, the wounds of our minds. Enter the house of mourning, my friend, but with kindness and affection for those who love you, and not with hatred for your enemies." Alphonse Frankenstein" - Author: Mary Shelley

Quotes About Times Of Change

"The amount of stored information grows four times faster than the world economy, while the processing power of computers grows nine times faster. Little wonder that people complain of information overload. Everyone is whiplashed by the changes." - Author: Viktor Mayer Schönberger

Quotes About Last Leaf

"Now a door slams. The kids have rushed out for the last play, the mothers are planning and slamming in kitchens, you can hear it out in swish leaf orchards, on popcorn swings, in the million-foliaged sweet wafted night of sighs, songs, shushes. A thousand things up and down the street, deep, lovely, dangerous, aureating, breathing, throbbing like stars; a whistle, a faint yell; the flow of lowell over rooftops beyond; the bark on the river, the wild goose of the night yakking, ducking in the sand and sparkle; the ululating lap and purl and lovely mystery on the shore, dark, always dark the rivers cunning unseen lips murmuring kisses, eating night, stealing sand, sneaky." - Author: Jack Kerouac

Quotes About Jem In To Kill A Mockingbird

"The sixth grade seemed to please him from the beginning: he went through a brief Egyptian Period that baffled me - he tried to walk flat a great deal, sticking one arm in front of him and one in back of him, putting one foot behind the other. He declared Egyptians walked that way; I said if they did I didnt see how they got anything done, but Jem said they accomplished more than the Americans ever did, they invented toilet paper and perpetual embalming, and asked where would we be today if they hadnt? Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and Id have the facts. ~Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird, Chapter 7" - Author: Harper Lee

Quotes About Dedication To Love

"The DJ opens his eyes and sees what hes done. By all rights, he should switch the song. But its a long-distance dedication to the boy he loves down in Texas. He dials up the boy right now and holds his phone into the air.Not all songs need to be for dancing. There will always be the next song, to draw the dancers back." - Author: David Levithan

Quotes About Standing Out In Business

"I think the iPod is the true face of Republican politics, and Im in favor of the music industry " - Author: Jonathan Franzen

Quotes About Not Being Able To Count On Others

"One of the attractive things about being in Scotland is that we have a very good pipeline of new people coming into the company from the excellent universities around us." - Author: David Milne

Quotes About Rouse

"Oh God, midnights not bad, you wake and go back to sleep, one or twos not bad, you toss but sleep again. Five or six in the morning, theres hope, for dawns just under the horizon. But three, now, Christ, three A.M.! Doctors say the bodys at low tide then. The soul is out. The blood moves slow. Youre the nearest to dead youll ever be save dying. Sleep is a patch of death, but three in the morn, full wide-eyed staring, is living death! You dream with your eyes open. God, if you had strength to rouse up, youd slaughter your half-dreams with buckshot! But no, you lie pinned to a deep well-bottom thats burned dry. The moon rolls by to look at you down there, with its idiot face. Its a long way back to sunset, a far way on to dawn, so you summon all the fool things of your life, the stupid lovely things done with people known so very well who are now so very dead – And wasnt it true, had he read somewhere, more people in hospitals die at 3 A.M. than at any other time..." - Author: Ray Bradbury