[Heade's Calm Is Unsteady, Storm-stirred; We Respond In Our Era To Its Hint Of The Nervous And The Fearful. His Weather Is Interior Weather, In A Sense, And He Perhaps Was, If Far From The First To Portray A Modern Mood, An Ambivalent Mood Tinged With Dread And Yet Imbued With A Certain Lightness.The Mood Could Even Be Said To Be Religious: Not An Aggressive Preachment Of God's Grandeur But A Kind Of Zen Poise And Acceptance, Represented By The Small Sedentary Or Plodding Foreground Figures That Appear Uncannily At Peace As The Clouds Blacken And The Lightning Flashes.]

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Quotes About Giving Advice

"If you dont speak, they will know you know more than youre telling them. And if they know that, theyll find a way to get what you know out of you. Believe me, theyll get everything out, Willie. Dont have any qualms about it -- make your story good and make it believable. Silence wont work!" This was an expert giving me the best advice she could. From that point on, I worked hard not to remember the people I loved, to try instead to create another life, a false life...I tried to become a person concerned only with very simple things -- and scared. I tried to become the woman I needed to be in order to live." - Author: Diet Eman

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