[He's Never Fought With Religion; What Is The Point Of Railing Against Such Beauty, Such Intimate Theatre, Such Chime Of Eternity? He Can Treasure It Without Believing In It.]

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Andre Boucourechliev Quotes

"At the end of the competition, I played the Liszt concerto and I felt my head was on the block. Well, I won."

Houari Boumediene Quotes

"Independence has made us Soft"

John Salazar Quotes

"All communities have a right to clean water. The taxpayers of Pueblo should not have to carry the burden of the clean up cost simply because they live downstream."

Audrey Niffenegger Quotes

"When its over you look up: the world looks the same but you are somehow different and that feeling lingers for days."

Graham Downs Quotes

"The one ring, to rule them all? Sounds very far-fetched to me!"

JK Miller II Quotes

"People need something to worship, lad. They need a belief in something beyond this world. Look at it now. This world is in chaos. People are killing each other for conquest, stealing, bringing each other down whenever they get the chance. Believe it or not, most people know this in one way or another. Perhaps they dont understand the magnitude, but they see that this world is anything but perfect. They need something that makes their comings and goings here worthwhile."

Alan Autry Quotes

"There has been much talk referencing what I consider conceptual reports like the Landscape of Choice and documents created as a result of the Great Valley Center."

George A Sheehan Quotes

"The minds first step to self-awareness must be through the body."

Mariska Hargitay Quotes

"I think because I became a mom later in life, everything in life means more."

Roger Allam Quotes

"[Measure for Measure] leaves me with the sense that life is all there is, so we might as well live it as best we can; that being human is not a given something we have to strive for. That the reason we are here is to live and that this involves making many difficult judgements."

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Quotes About Handsome Friend

"Mr. Bingley was good-looking and gentlemanlike; he had a pleasant countenance, and easy, unaffected manners. His sisters were fine women, with an air of decided fashion. His brother-in-law, Mr. Hurst, merely looked the gentleman; but his friend Mr. Darcy soon drew the attention of the room by his fine, tall person, handsome features, noble mien, and the report which was in general circulation within five minutes after his entrance, of his having ten thousand a year. The gentlemen pronounced him to be a fine figure of a man, the ladies declared he was much handsomer than Mr. Bingley, and he was looked at with great admiration for about half the evening, till his manners gave a disgust which turned the tide of his popularity; for he was discovered to be proud; to be above his company, and above being pleased; and not all his large estate in Derbyshire could then save him from having a most forbidding, disagreeable countenance, and being unworthy to be compared with his friend." - Author: Jane Austen

Quotes About Phrase

"For the Bible, despite all its contradictions and absurdities, its barbarisms and obscenities, remains grand and gaudy stuff, and so it deserves careful study and enlightened exposition. It is not only lovely in phrase; it is also rich in ideas, many of them far from foolish. One somehow gathers the notion that it was written from end to end by honest men—inspired, perhaps, but nevertheless honest. When they had anything to say they said it plainly, whether it was counsel that enemies be slain or counsel that enemies be kissed. They knew how to tell a story, and how to sing a song, and how to swathe a dubious argument in specious and disarming words." - Author: H.L. Mencken

Quotes About Lethargie

"Freneuse is an oddball, an idler, without any aim in life! If you ask me, he has smoked too much opium in the East, and that explains his somnolence, his morbid lethargies. Its the hazardous legacy of bad habits! He has been comprehensively undone; the heavy influence of poisonous opiates never ceases to oppress him. Besides which, his steel-blue eyes are surely the eyes of a smoker of opium. He carries the drunken burden of hemp in his veins. Opium is like syphilis - le Mazel released the word carelessly - it is a thing which stays for years and years in the blood, because the body is unable to purge itself. It must be absorbed, in the long run, by iodide." - Author: Jean Lorrain

Quotes About The Least Among Us

"There is not an oath, or at least a curse amongst them, which has not been copied over and over again out of Ernulphus a thousand times but, like all other copies, how infinitely short of the force and spirit of the original! It is thought to be no bad oath - and by itself passes very well - "God damn you" - Set it beside Ernulphuss - "God Almighty the Father damn you - God the Son damn you - God the Holy Ghost damn you" - you see tis nothing. - There is an orientality in his, we cannot rise up to." - Author: Laurence Sterne

Quotes About Facial Piercings

"She would make facial expressions as though she were having conversations with people in her head.They seemed to turn into debates more often than not,judging by the activity on her forehead...It was almost the conversations in her head were loud enough to fill her silence." - Author: Cecelia Ahern

Quotes About Forming Good Habits

"Todays education is entirely defective to the extent that, calling itself positivist, it begins with abusing the childs trust by presenting as true what is only either a temporary phenomenon or a hypothesis, when its not a blatant untruth; and to the extent that it prevents children from forming in good time their own opinions by creasing into them certain habits that make their freedom of judgement an illusion" - Author: André Breton

Quotes About Eagles Football

"Two football teams whose names inspire me every day; "The indomitable lions" of Cameroon and the "Super Eagles" of Nigeria. Guess; "the Eagle that is super" and "the lion that is indomitable". No wonder these teams make a great name in football." - Author: Israelmore Ayivor

Quotes About Many Paths

"If the many and the One be indeed the same Reality, then it is not all modes of worship alone, but equally all modes of work, all modes of struggle, all modes of creation, which are paths of realization. No distinction, henceforth, between sacred and secular. To labour is to pray. To conquer is to renounce. Life is itself religion. To have and to hold is as stern a trust as to quit and to avoid." - Author: Nivedita

Quotes About Birkin

"He ran toward the light. When he passed the corpse of his dead friend, he began to weep again. He picked up his sword. He tried to smash a crystal window with its hilt. The corridor oppressed him. Beyond the windows, the dead brains drifted. He ran on.You should have done it,whispered Birkin Grif in the soft spaces of his skull; and, OUROBUNDOS!giggled the insane door, as he fell through it and in to the desert wind. His cloak cracking and whipping about him, so that he resembled a crow with broken wings, he stumbled toward the black air-boat. His mind mocked him. His face was wet.He threw himself into the command-bridge. Green light swam about him, and the dead Northmen stared blindly at him as he turned on the power. He did not choose a direction, it chose him. Under full acceleration, he fled out into the empty sky." - Author: M. John Harrison

Quotes About Chain

"‎If you regard evidence as a constraint and seek to free yourself, you sell yourself into the chains of your whims. For you cannot make a true map of a city by sitting in your bedroom with your eyes shut and drawing lines upon paper according to impulse." - Author: Eliezer Yudkowsky