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"Life and all that is in it is a gift from the infinite mind / God;And the only way that life can go wrong is by the limited finite mind / Man."

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"Accept that environment compromises values far more than values do their number on environment."

President Barack Obama Quotes

"And thats the work of your generation. As long as more walls still stand...Well need more of you, young people, who imagine the world as it should be; who knock down walls; who knock down barriers; who imagine something different and have the courage to make it happen. The courage to bring communities together, to make even the small impossibilities a shining example of what is possible."

Wenonah Hauter Quotes

"A robust regional food system that benefits eaters and farmers cannot be achieved in a marketplace that is controlled, top to bottom, by a few firms and that rewards only scale, not innovation, quality, or sustainability."

Adalet Aaolu Quotes

"What is it we call life anyway? The lights that flash within us from time to time. Those lit moments, these tiny dots, one by one, added on from one end to the other, intermingling with each other sometimes, one on top of the other, or slipped underneath; this combination of dots that moves forward, constantly changing places and directions, creates very beautiful music."

James Northcote Quotes

"Half the things that people do not succeed in are through fear of making the attempt."

Paola Kaufmann Quotes

"I suppose that having lost true love once, I never wanted to replace it with a lukewarm approximation that would only serve to make me remember it forever."

Vincente Minnelli Quotes

"I made three films with Douglas, two with Charles Boyer."

Amanda Ripley Quotes

"If life is really as purposeless, unfair, and uncontrollable...,then life is simply too terrifying to be managed. So we search for a redemptive narrative... That search is a survival mechanism."

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Quotes About Israeli Palestinian Conflict

"We are very serious about imposing weapons restrictions on the PFLP and other Palestinian groups operating from their camps in Lebanon." - Author: Walid Jumblatt

Quotes About Persuade

"For a patrimonial state to be stable over time, it is best ruled with consent, at least with consent from the largest minority, if not from the majority. Instinctive obedience must be the norm, otherwise too much effort needs to be put into suppressing disaffection for the regimes wider aims to be achievable. Consent is, however, not always easy to obtain. The collective view of most societies is rather conservative: in the main people prefer to see the social arrangements of their youth perpetuated into their old age; they prefer that things be done in the time-honoured way; they are suspicious of novelty and resistant to change. Thus when radical action must be taken, for whatever reason, a great burden falls on the ruler, the father-figure, who has to overcome this social inertia and persuade his subjects to follow his lead. In order that his will shall prevail, he needs to generate huge respect, preferably adulation, and if at all possible sheer awe among his people." - Author: Paul Kriwaczek

Quotes About Nature And Life

"His way had therefore come full circle, or rather had taken the form of an ellipse or a spiral, following as ever no straight unbroken line, for the rectilinear belongs only to Geometry and not to Nature and Life." - Author: Hermann Hesse

Quotes About Shelving

"Knowledge equals power...The string was important. After a while the Librarian stopped. He concentrated all his powers of librarianship.Power equals energy...People were stupid, sometimes. They thought the Library was a dangerous place because of all the magical books, which was true enough, but what made it really one of the most dangerous places there could ever be was the simple fact that it was a library.Energy equals matter...He swung into an avenue of shelving that was apparently a few feet long and walked along it briskly for half an hour.Matter equals mass.And mass distorts space. It distorts it into polyfractal L-space.So, while the Dewey system has its fine points, when youre setting out to look something up in the multidimensional folds of L-space what you really need is a ball of string." - Author: Terry Pratchett

Quotes About Cousins Best Friends

"I have a half-brother who is very, very, very gay, many cousins, best friends who are all members of the LGBT community, and for me to not say anything would be hypocritical. There is a lot of prejudice. People think it is abnormal. No, its just another normal." - Author: Lea Salonga

Quotes About Inculcate

"{Letter to his brother, 1861}... I remain an utter disbeliever in almost all that you consider the most sacred truths... But whether there be a God and whatever be His nature; whether we have an immortal soul or not, or whatever may be our state after death, I can have no fear of having to suffer for the study of nature and the search for truth, or believe that those will be better off in a future state who have lived in the belief of doctrines inculcated from childhood, and which are to them rather a matter of blind faith than intelligent conviction." - Author: Alfred Russel Wallace

Quotes About Choises

"We all make choises,and then we bear the consequences for those." - Author: Brent Weeks

Quotes About Screaming Silently

"It was only in the first few years that she felt herself screaming silently, at times, for a glimpse of human ability, a single glimpse of clean, hard, radiant competence. She had fits of tortured longing for a friend or enemy with a mind better than her own." - Author: Ayn Rand

Quotes About Female Sexuality

"Anorexia is a response to cultural images of the female body - waiflike, angular - that both capitulates to the ideal and also mocks it, strips away all the ancillary signs of sexuality, strips away breasts and hips and butt and leaves in their place a garish caricature, a cruel cartoon of flesh and bone." - Author: Caroline Knapp

Quotes About Inquiring

"I examined every detail under a magnifying glass without once finding the slightest clue. And in doing so I always felt the piercing inquiring gaze of the page boy who had come to demand his dues, who was waiting in the gray light of dawn on the empty field for me to accept the challenge and avert the misfortune lying ahead of him." - Author: W.G. Sebald