[His Eyes Beheld Beauty Not In Reality But In The Printed Word. Standing In The Waiting-room, He Realized That In His Life He Had Accepted Secondary Experience -- The Experience Of Reading Someone Else's Thoughts -- Over Real Life.]

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Kaitlin Hollon Quotes

"Always ask the questions you want to, life is too short to know if youll get a second chance to ask , and afterlife is probably too long to wonder what the answer may be."

Kendall Talbot Quotes

"Dont save your good wine/perfume/cutlery for a special moment. That moment is already here."

Jimmie Walker Quotes

"Theres so many people that dislike you all the time, so when somebody loves anything that you do, you go Yes! Finally! Even if it means the dyn-o-mite thing."

George Zimmer Quotes

"We rent one in three tuxedos in the U.S. and Canada, and if we make a mistake, our employees will deliver to the customers home, office, or wedding. We get a couple hundred letters a week praising the service in our stores."

Q M Sidd Quotes

"We live in the present all the time and the past does not matter anymore. Only if we can understand this in the past, when the past is the present, we would be able to live every moment with satisfaction and joy. Only if we understand that the quarrels and miseries, the sadness and even the strongest of problems of the present will not matter to us in the future in a way they do now; we can be content with whatever our present holds in store for us."

Tim Lane Quotes

"The theology you live out is much more important to your daily life than the theology you claim to believe."

Max Born Quotes

"I am no friend of probability theory, I have hated it from the first moment when our dear friend Max Born gave it birth. For it could be seen how easy and simple it made everything, in principle, everything ironed and the true problems concealed. Everybody must jump on the bandwagon [Ausweg]. And actually not a year passed before it became an official credo, and it still is."

Joseph Pulitzer Quotes

"There is not a crime, there is not a dodge, there is not a trick, there is not a swindle, there is not a vice which does not live by secrecy."

Carl D Anderson Quotes

"Information of fundamental importance to the general problem of atomic structure has resulted from systematic studies of the cosmic radiation carried out by the Wilson cloud-chamber method."

John Fowler Quotes

"Today there are hundreds of millions of mobile devices, but you do have to know a bit about what each device is capable of doing in order to approach it as a developer."

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Quotes About Psychological Development

"While the repression of a memory is a psychological process, the suppression of feeling is accomplished by deadening a part of the body or reducing its motility so that feeling is diminished. The repression of the memory is dependent upon and related to the suppression of feeling, for as long as the feeling persists, the memory remains vivid. Suppression entails the development of chronic muscular tension in those areas of the body where the feeling would be experienced. In the case of sexual feeling, this tension is found in and about the abdomen and pelvis" - Author: Alexander Lowen

Quotes About Wanting To Walk Away

"Im gonna take a nap, Heaven," he said, wanting away from her to clear his head. He didnt like feeling uncomfortable in his house."Haven," she corrected him as he started to walk away."I know," he said. "I kinda like Heaven though."She turned to him, and their eyes met for the first time since hed walked into the room. "Me, too." - Author: J.M. Darhower

Quotes About Knowing Black History

"Some make their worlds without knowing it. Their universes are just sesame seeds and three-day weekends and dial tones and skinned knees and physics and driftwood and emerald earrings and books dropped in bathtubs and holes in guitars and plastic and empathy and hardwood and heavy water and high black stockings and the history of the Vikings and brass and obsolescence and burnt hair and collapsed souffles and the impossibility of not falling in love in an art museum with the person standing next to you looking at the same painting and all the other things that just happen and are." - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer

Quotes About Slowly Falling In Love

"Slowly, even though I thought it would never happen, New York lost its charm for me. I remember arriving in the city for the first time, passing with my parents through the First Worlds Club bouncers at Immigration, getting into a massive cab that didnt have a moment to waste, and falling in love as soon as we shot onto the bridge and I saw Manhattan rise up through the looks of parental terror reflected in the window. I lost my virginity in New York, twice (the second one wanted to believe he was the first so badly). I had my mind blown open by the combination of a liberal arts education and a drug-popping international crowd. I became tough. I had fun. I learned so much.But now New York was starting to feel empty, a great party that had gone on too long and was showing no sign of ending soon. I had a headache, and I was tired. Id danced enough. I wanted a quiet conversation with someone who knew what load-shedding was." - Author: Mohsin Hamid

Quotes About Humanity

"For awhile I taped soap operas and watched them at night when I thought I might be forgetting what it was like to be human. After a while I stopped, because from the examples I saw on those shows, forgetting humanity was a good thing." - Author: Charlaine Harris

Quotes About Theophile

"Want to play hangman? asks Theophile, and I ache to tell him that I have enough on my plate playing quadriplegic. But my communication system disqualifies repartee: the keenest rapier grows dull and falls flat when it takes several minutes to thrust it home. By the time you strike, even you no longer understand what had seemed so witty before you started to dictate it, letter by letter. So the rule is to avoid impulsive sallies. It deprives conversation of its sparkle, all those gems you bat back and forth like a ball-and I count this forced lack of humor one of the great drawbacks of my condition." - Author: Jean Dominique Bauby

Quotes About Being Sad And Crying

"She liked being reminded of butterflies. She remembered being six or seven and crying over the fates of the butterflies in her yard after learning that they lived for only a few days. Her mother had comforted her and told her not to be sad for the butterflies, that just because their lives were short didnt mean they were tragic. Watching them flying in the warm sun among the daisies in their garden, her mother had said to her, see, they have a beautiful life. Alice liked remembering that." - Author: Lisa Genova

Quotes About Enemies And Friends

"Politically, he was a humanitarian who did know right from left and was trapped uncomfortably between the two. He was constantly defending his Communist friends to his right-wing enemies and his right-wing friends to his Communist enemies, and he was thoroughly detested by both groups, who never defended him to anyone because they thought he was a dope." - Author: Joseph Heller

Quotes About Rudolf

"If love were the only thing, Iwould follow you—in rags, if need be—to the worlds end; for you holdmy heart in the hollow of your hand! But is love the only thing?"I know people write and talk as if it were. Perhaps, for some, Fate letsit be. Ah, if I were one of them! But if love had been the only thing, youwould have let the King die in his cell.Honour binds a woman too, Rudolf. My honour lies in being true tomy country and my House. I dont know why God has let me love you;but I know that I must stay." - Author: Anthony Hope

Quotes About Genetically

"Myths about the dire effects of genetically modified foods on health and the environment abound, but they have not held up to scientific scrutiny. And, although many concerns have been expressed about the potential for unexpected consequences, the unexpected effects that have been observed so far have been benign." - Author: Nina Fedoroff