[From My Father, I Learned The Importance Of Working Sincerely At Things To Which I Had Committed Myself, And To Persevere Untiringly Even In The Face Of Little Progress.]

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Quotes About Ordinary Guys

"I was sitting behind the book counter reading through a magazine someone had left behind and Tex was sitting in the middle of one of the couches, looking wild-eyed and frightening."This is boring," Tex said.I looked up from the extraordinary tale of the courage of a young man faced with a rare form of cancer and then looked back down without answering.What could I say? It was boring."Do something," Tex demanded.I looked up again."What do you want me to do?""I dont know, something. Isnt it on someones schedule today to kidnap you and hold you hostage?"Oh, dear Lord."All the bad guys are either dead or behind bars," I told him."Bummer."rock chick 1" - Author: Kristen Ashely

Quotes About Fading Flowers

"Western funerals: black hearses, and black horses, and fast-fading flowers. Why should black be the colour of death? Why not the colours of a sunset?" - Author: Daniele Varè

Quotes About Dead Mothers

"On Final Twist, five college friends take a sixth to an expensive Italian restaurant, supposedly to introduce him to a hot girl, actually to break the news that his mother is dead. This is the InitialTwist. During dessert they are told that, in fact, all of their mothers are dead. This is the SecondTwist. The ThirdTwist is, not only are all their mothers dead, the show paid to have them killed, and the fourth and FinalTwist is, the kids have just eaten their own grilled mothers." - Author: George Saunders

Quotes About Not Choosing Me

"Deathbed confession or mere ordinance work do not change mans nature. This is the reason Satans plan to force everyone to be good would have failed, for there could never be a returning to the presence of the Eternal Father without a testing in the face of opposites and temptation and without the continuous choosing of the highest good over lesser goods and over evil. Any other approach to salvation ignores this process of growth and turns it all into some kind of an arbitrary and awesome mystery that, to many, is the hallmark of spirituality." - Author: Stephen R. Covey

Quotes About Torture And Death

"Modern sovereignty, whether expressed through killing in battle or the torture of suspects, brings together the desire to build up and the desire to destroy, to let Aid Agencies offer charity (in its original meaning of "love") while the military offers death. The two are intrinsically connected." - Author: Talal Asad

Quotes About The Value Of Little Things

"It would seem as if the rulers of our time sought only to use men in order to make things great; I wish that they would try a little more to make great men; that they would set less value on the work and more upon the workman; that they would never forget that a nation cannot long remain strong when every man belonging to it is individually weak; and that no form or combination of social polity has yet been devised to make an energetic people out of a community of pusillanimous and enfeebled citizens." - Author: Alexis de Tocqueville

Quotes About Designer Handbags

"I collect new books the way my friends collect designer handbags. Sometimes, I just like to know I have them and actually reading them is beside the point. Not that I dont eventually end up reading them. I do. But the mere act of buying them makes me happy." - Author: Jennifer Kaufman

Quotes About Missing Persons

"Madoka: Wont anyone notice that Mami-san is dead?Homura: Mami Tomoes only relatives are distant relations. It will be quite some time before anyone files a missing persons report. When one dies on that side of the wards, not even a body is left behind. Shell wind up forever a "missing person"... That is what happens to magical girls in the end.Madoka: ...Thats too cruel! Mami-san has been fighting all alone for a long time for everyones sake! For no one to even notice that shes gone... Thats just too lonely a fate...Homura: It is just that kind of contract that gives us the power in the first place. It isnt for anyone elses sake. We fight on for the sake of our own prayer. So for no one to notice... for the world to forget us... That is just something we have to accept." - Author: Magica Quartet

Quotes About Yellow Flowers

"I am a Hindu because of sculptured cones of red kumkum powder and baskets of yellow turmeric nuggets, because of garlands of flowers and pieces of broken coconut, because of the clanging of bells to announce ones arrival to God, because of the whine of the reedy nadaswaram and the beating of drums, because of the patter of bare feet against stone floors down dark corridors pierced by shafts of sunlight, because of the fragrance of incense, because of flames of arati lamps circling in the darkness, because of bhajans being sweetly sung, because of elephants standing around to bless, because of colourful murals telling colourful stories, because of foreheads carrying, variously signified, the same word - faith." - Author: Yann Martel

Quotes About Riptide

"[G]randma was always afraid of something. She set aside time each day for dread. And not nameless dread. She was quite specific about the various tragedies stalking her. She feared pneumonia, muggers, riptides, meteors, drunk drivers, drug addicts, serial killers, tornadoes, doctors, unscrupulous grocery clerks, and the Russians. The depth of Grandmas dread came home to me when she bought a lottery ticket and sat before the tv as the numbers were called. After her first three numbers were a match, she began praying feverishly that she wouldnt have the next three. She dreaded winning, for fear that her heart would give out." - Author: J.R. Moehringer