[He Loved Three Things In This Life:Vespers, White Peacocks,And Old Maps Of America,Didn't Love Children Crying,Raspberries With Tea, Or Feminine Hysteria...And I Was His Wife.]

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Eugene O Neill Quotes

"Youre worse than decent. Youre virtuous."

Brit Trogen Quotes

"If this were a proper world, beautiful faces would belong to beautiful people. Good people with kind hearts and clever minds would always have bright eyes and dazzling smiles, and bad people would have scraggly hair and warty noses. That way if you saw one of them coming, you could cross to the other side of the street and avoid them altogether. But this is not a proper world. In our world, many bad people look quite nice, and many good people are not beautiful at all. Many good people arent pretty or cute or even interesting-looking."

Wendy Wasserstein Quotes

"The signature of a truly enviable woman is the tenacity and continuity of her women friends."

Philippe Chanson Quotes

"Nous sommes nés en des temps de chaos, où chacun a lesprit confus. On voudrait rester à lécart de ce monde de fous, mais ce serait refuser sa part de butin."

Aimee Friedman Quotes

"When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thought they could be a new person."

Pierre Louis Moreau De Maupertuis Quotes

"Might one not say that in the chance combination of natures production, since only those endowed with certain relations of suitability could survive, it is no cause for wonder that this suitability is found in all species that exist today? Chance, one might say, produced an innumerable multitude of individuals; a small number turned out to be constructed in such fashion that the parts of the animal could satisfy its needs; in another, infinitely greater number, there was neither suitability nor order: all of the later have perished; animals without a mouth could not live, others lacking organs for reproduction could not perpetuate themselves: the only ones to have remained are those in which were found order and suitability; and these species, which we see today, are only the smallest part of what blind fate produced."

Louis Poinsot Quotes

"For we may remark generally of our mathematical researches, that these auxiliary quantities, these long and difficult calculations into which we are often drawn, are almost always proofs that we have not in the beginning considered the objects themselves so thoroughly and directly as their nature requires, since all is abridged and simplified, as soon as we place ourselves in a right point of view."

Fanny Kemble Quotes

"I have been out again on the river, rowing. I find nothing new."

Mary Doria Russell Quotes

"See thats where it falls apart for me!" Anne cried. "What sticks in my throat is that God gets the credit but never the blame. I just cant swallow that kind of theological candy. Either Gods in charge or hes not..."

Kay Kenyon Quotes

"Every man wishes to be king." Her hair snapped about her, buzzing."

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Quotes About Goodis

"I like to get ten pages a day, which amounts to 2,000 words. Thats 180,000 words over a three-month span, a goodish length for a book — something in which the reader can get happily lost, if the tale is done well and stays fresh." - Author: Stephen King

Quotes About Karma Buddhism

"The more truthful I am with myself and others, the more my conscience is clear and tranquil. Thus, I can more thoroughly and unequivocally inhabit the present moment and accept everything that happens without fear, knowing that what goes around comes around (the law of karma). Ethical morality and self-discipline represent the good ground, or stable basis. Mindful awareness is the skillful and efficacious grow-path, or way. Wisdom and compassion constitute the fruit, or result. This is the essence of Buddhism [...]" - Author: Surya Das

Quotes About Hidden Desires

"Each one, in my impassioned interior conversations, granted me some aspect of my most dearly held, most fiercely hidden hearts desires. Life, art, motherhood. Love and the great seductive promise that I wasnt nothing. That I could be seen for my unvarnished self, and that this hidden self, this precious girl without a mask, unseen for decades, could, that indeed she must, leave a trace upon the world." - Author: Claire Messud

Quotes About Famous Firearms

"The easiest way of getting famous is taking out your clothes." - Author: M.F. Moonzajer

Quotes About Crucifying The Flesh

"…like the horse in the old ballads, which Romanticism found in the medieval castle and left in the streets of our own century. The Romanticists rode the poor best until he was so nearly dead that he finally lay down in the gutter, where the realists found him, his flesh eaten away by sores and worms, and, out of pity, carried him away to their books." - Author: Machado de Assis

Quotes About Good Naps

"A good editor doesnt rewrite words, she rewires synapses." - Author: S. Kelley Harrell

Quotes About Iskustvo

"Ništa ne mogu učiniti, ali mislim. Toliko mogu. Mučiću se mišlju o dobrom čovjeku koji u tvrđavi čeka smrt. Misliću i zaboraviti. Kao i tolike druge stvari. Polako postajem smetlište istruljelih jada, žaljenja, stida, mrtvih zakletvi, poniženog ponosa, i sav taj smrad nazivaću iskustvom. Već osjećam kako zaudara, još osjećam, poslije će mi biti svejedno." - Author: Meša Selimović

Quotes About Stewing

"She comes from the school of getting it out of your system, whereas he comes from the school of stewing over it." - Author: Melina Marchetta

Quotes About Brighter

"The ability to find sparks may be buried so deep in you that you stop believing theres a God. Until someone comes along, with so much light in her that you cant help but see your own, and when youre together,that light grows even brighter." - Author: Jodi Picoult

Quotes About Struggling With Faith

"If the beginning of wisdom is in realizing that one knows nothing, then the beginning of understanding is in realizing that all things exist in accord with a single truth: Large things are made of smaller things. Drops of ink are shaped into letters, letters form words, words form sentences, and sentences combine to express thought. So it is with the growth of plants that spring from seeds, as well as with walls built from many stones. So it is with mankind, as the customs and traditions of our progenitors blend together to form the foundation for our own cities, history, and way of life. Be they dead stone, living flesh, or rolling sea; be they idle times or events of world-shattering proportion, market days or desperate battles, to this law, all things hold: Large things are made from small things. Significance is cumulative--but not always obvious. --Gaius Secondus" - Author: Jim Butcher