[Had Been Deeply Struck.... By The Damage Wreaked Upon Mathematics In France By The First World War, When "a Misguided Notion Of Equality In The Face Of Sacrifice" Led To The Slaughter Of The Country's Young Scientific Elite. In The Light Of This, He Believed He Had A Duty, Not Just To Himself But Also To Civilization, To Devote His Life To Mathematics. Indeed, He Argued, To Let Himself Be Diverted From The Subject Would Be A Sin. When Others Raised The Objection "but If Everybody Were To Behave Like You...", He Replied That This Possibility Seemed To Him So Implausible That He Did Not Feel Obliged To Take It Into Account.]

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"His love for his children bore down on his heart with the weight of three heavy stones. There were all his unnamed fears for them, and hopes for them. There was all he was powerless to change, including who they were--one too mild, one too easily tempted to be cruel, and the little girl (it was the weight of a heavy stone against his heart) a mystery to him, impossible to say what she, through her life, would need. And soon, one more."

Hannah Fielding Quotes

"As the sun began to rise, the man reached out to the woman, and they clasped hands. He cradled her, and languidly they lifted themselves up to their feet, their bodies brushing, their eyes lost in each others. Sensuously, deliberately, they danced, moving as though they were one, their body language smooth as their limbs carefully unfolded. They twirled and rocked, intertwined and separated, nearly leaning onto one another but barely touching, their movements sometimes tender, sometimes almost violent...Moments passed while the dancers held tight to each other, as though their bodies were melting together. The expression on their features as they lifted their faces to the sky was one of unimaginable joy."

Senta Holland Quotes

"When people say, ‘But what is acceptable in erotica? I sometimes answer them by saying: there are certain taboos and limits in writing about sex as a positive, enjoyable, blissful, exciting activity. There are no taboos and limits whatsoever to describing the same sexual activities if they are traumatic, horrible, full of suffering and disgust. You can describe anything."

Tamar Adler Quotes

"First, an egg is not an egg is not an egg. I dont know what to call the things that are produced by hens crowded into dirty cages, their beaks snipped, tricked into laying constantly. Whatever they are, they are only edible in the sense that we can cram anything down if we need to; their secrets merit airing, but not eating."

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"I have indeed lived and worked to my taste either in art or science. What more could a man desire? Knowledge has always been my goal. There is much that I shall leave behind undone…but something at least I was privileged to leave for the world to use, if it so intends…As the Latin poet said I will leave the table of the living like a guest who has eaten his fill. Yes, if I had another life to spend, I certainly would not waste it. But that cannot be, so why complain?"

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"Archie wasnt waiting for her at the attic. She didnt consider that. He wasprobably giving her time to set and collect a trap, about a week or so as she guessed, a testing period. He couldnt trust her just yet, but she could tell that there was also more to it. He needed to distance himself, from her, because he was afraid to love her. That was it. Loving her was his flaw, weakness, and he could not have a weakness, not while at war. He wouldnt show up, not for some time. She knew that. The longer it would take for him to come back, the more he loved her."

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"Plagiarism has been around far longer than the Internet. In fact, I had a poem published in Seventeen magazine when I was 15 years old. About a year later I was informed that there was a girl who used that same poem to win a statewide poetry competition in Alabama. It took months for people to put together that this had happened." - Author: Megan McCafferty

Quotes About Deceiving Someone

"Those two are trying to hide, Chéri thought. ‘Theyre deceiving someone somewhere. The whole worlds busy deceiving and being deceived. But I . . . He did not finish the sentence, but a repugnance made him jump to his feet, an action that meant, ‘But I am chaste. A faint ray of light, flickering uncertainly over stagnant, hitherto unfeeling regions of his inmost being, was enough to suggest that chastity and loneliness are one and the same misfortune." - Author: Colette

Quotes About Treville

"I grew up in Michigan, in a very small town, Centreville. In my graduating class, I had like 92 people." - Author: Verne Troyer

Quotes About Stalking

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"...and yet, though desirous to be gone, she could not quit the mansion-house, or look an adieu to the cottage, with its black, dripping and comfortless veranda, or even notice through the misty glasses the last humble tenements of the village, without a saddened heart. Scenes had passed in Uppercross which made it precious. It stood the record of many sensations of pain, once severe, but now softened; and of some instances of relenting feeling, some breathings of friendship and reconciliation, which could never be looked for again, and which could never cease to be dear. She left it all behind her, all but the recollection that such things had been." - Author: Jane Austen

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Quotes About Assail

"Assaild by scandal and the tongue of strife,His only answer was, a blameless life." - Author: William Cowper

Quotes About Intercourse

"The only thing--I tell you this straight from the heart--that disgusts me in Salzburg is that one cant have any proper social intercourse with those people--and that music does not have a better reputation...For I assure you, without travel, at least for people from the arts and sciences, one is a miserable creature!...A man of mediocre talents always remains mediocre, may he travel or not--but a man of superior talents, which I cannot deny myself to have without being blasphemous, becomes--bad, if he always stays in the same place. If the archbishop would trust me, I would soon make his music famous; that is surely true." - Author: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Quotes About Becky

"Becky was a weed.  Nobody ever wanted them taking over the bigger, prettier plants.  People went to all extremes to make them go away.  They sprayed poison, pulled until the roots gave way. They felt only like their garden was complete when every tendril was extirpated.  This was how she felt from birth." - Author: Ruth McLeod Kearns

Quotes About Dementia Patients

"...it seemed to me I was living in an insane asylum of my own making. I wnt about with all these fantastic figures: centaurs, nymphs, satyrs, gods and goddesses, as though they were patients and I was analyzing them. I read a Greek or Negro myth as if a lunatic were telling me his anamnesis." - Author: C.G. Jung