[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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"A dead eagle he might have buried, but he had chosen rather to light a fire for a phoenix."

Roger Olson Quotes

"No truth is more pervasive in Scripture and Christian tradition than this one—that real freedom is found in obedience and servanthood. And yet no truth is more incongruent with modern culture. Here we stand before a stark either-or: the gospel message of true freedom versus the cultures ideal of self-creation, autonomy, and living "my way."

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Quotes About Grandma Dying

"Grandmaster games are said to begin with novelty, which is the first move of the game that exits the book. It could be the fifth, it could be the thirty-fifth. We think about a chess game as beginning with move one and ending with checkmate. But this is not the case. The games begins when it gets out of book, and it end when it goes into book..And this is why Game 6 [between Garry Kasparov and Deep Blue] didnt count...Tripping and falling into a well on your way to the field of battle is not the same thing as dying in it...Deep Blue is only itself out of book; prior to that it is nothing. Just the ghosts of the game itself." - Author: Brian Christian

Quotes About George Chuvalo

"As an artist, Im aspiring for a Triple George—being compared to George Orwell, George Carlin, and Curious George." - Author: Jarod Kintz

Quotes About Unity In Family

"Look, I think Hispanic community - the values that resonate in our community are fundamentally conservative. They are faith, family and patriotism." - Author: Ted Cruz

Quotes About Envy Buddha

"Man represses the irrational passions of destructiveness, hate, envy, revenge; he worships power, money, the sovereign state, the nation; while he pays lip service to the teachings of the great spiritual leaders of the human race, those of Buddha, the prophets, Socrates, Jesus, Mohammed—he has transformed these teachings into a jungle of superstition and idol-worship. How can mankind save itself from destroying itself by this discrepancy between intellectual-technical overmaturity and emotional backwardness?" - Author: Erich Fromm

Quotes About Abner Doubleday

"ABNER Marsh had a mind that was not unlike his body. It was big all around, ample in size and capacity, and he crammed all sorts of things into it. It was strong as well; when Abner Marsh took something in his hand it did not easily slip away, and when he took something in his head it was not easily forgotten. He was a powerful man with a powerful brain, but body and mind shared one other trait as well: they were deliberate. Some might even say slow. Marsh did not run, he did not dance, he did not scamper or slide along; he walked with a straightforward dignified gait that nonetheless got him where he wanted to go. So it was with his mind. Abner Marsh was not quick in word or thought, but he was far from stupid; he chewed over things thoroughly, but at his own pace." - Author: George R.R. Martin

Quotes About Race And Ethnicity

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Quotes About Bumper

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"Everything youve learned in school as "obvious" becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. Theres not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines." - Author: Richard Buckminster Fuller

Quotes About Fragment

"If history starts as a guest list, it has a tendency to end like the memory of a drunken party: misheard, blurred, fragmentary." - Author: Sarah Churchwell

Quotes About Roman Government

"I know not how the Christians order their own lives, but I know that where their religion begins, Roman rule ends, Rome itself ends, our mode of life ends, the distinction between conquered and conqueror, between rich and poor, lord and slave, ends, government ends, Caesar ends, law and all the order of the world ends; and in place of these appears Christ, with a certain mercy not existent hitherto, and kindness, as opposed to human and our Roman instincts.(Quo Vadis)" - Author: Henryk Stanczyk