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Mark Rice Quotes

"Things began to go wrong when I was seventeen. My bands twenty-year-old lead guitarist earned seven years in jail for a drug-fuelled spree of violence. The other band members were quick to let go of their musical dreams, but I never did. They did the ‘mature thing: after writing off the band as a teenage fantasy, they got real jobs and made some money. They called it growing up. I called it giving up."

Karen Tayleur Quotes

"I am a shadow on her peripheral vision"

Julie Metz Quotes

"Forgiveness is a wonderful thing, the only truth that saves us from eating ourselves alive and causing damage to everyone we love. I continue to work on forgiveness. I do, not, however wish to forget any of this."

Willie Brown Quotes

"In politics, a lie unanswered becomes truth within 24 hours."

H Jon Benjamin Quotes

"I started doing comedy with no plan to do voice work. Voice work came as a function of doing comedy and meeting people who eventually develop shows like that. I didnt seek out from an early age to be on cartoons."

Gene Mauch Quotes

"You cant lead anyone else further than you have gone yourself."

Paul J McAuley Quotes

"Absolute scientific truth was like the speed of light, a value which could be approached but never reached."

Robert T Bakker Quotes

"Often extinctions in the ocean occur at the same time as those on land. Then again, the ice age extinctions lost many big animals, but not many sea faring ones."

Delphine De Girardin Quotes

"Good taste is the modesty of the mind; that is why it cannot be either imitated or acquired."

E Somerville Quotes

"She was a great and insatiable reader, surprisingly well acquainted with the classics of literature, and unexpectedly lavish in the purchase of books. Her neighbours never forgot to mention, in describing her, the awe-inspiring fact that she took in the English Times and the Saturday Review, and read every word of them, but it was hinted that the bookshelves that her own capable hands had put up in her bedroom held a large proportion of works of fiction of a startlingly advanced kind, and, it was generally added in tones of mystery, many of them French."

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Quotes About Vulcan

"I followed Jared outside and eyes the slick, black beauty parked on the curb. "What is that?" Jared sighed. "Its a Vulcan." "Weird. I thought it was a motorcycle." I smiled, but Jared didnt find the humor in my words. I put up my hand and separated my fingers into a ‘V. "Live long and…no?" I shook my head, seeing that Jared was in no mood for jokes." - Author: Jamie McGuire

Quotes About Non Existent Love

"Have you ever said Yes to a single joy? O my friends, then you have said Yes too to all woe. All things are entangled, ensnared, enamored; if ever you wanted one thing twice, if ever you said, "You please me, happiness! Abide moment!" then you wanted all back. All anew, all eternally, all entangled, ensnared, enamored--oh then you loved the world. Eternal ones, love it eternally and evermore; and to woe too, you say: go, but return! For all joy wants--eternity." - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Quotes About Panthers

"All her violence had drained away, replaced by a fear older and deeper than anything shed ever experienced. An old, old recognition. Something inside her knew him from a time when girls took skin bags to the river to get water, a time when panthers walked in the darkness outside mud huts. From a time before electric lights, before candles, when darkness was fended off with stone lamps. When darkness was the greatest danger of all." - Author: L.J. Smith

Quotes About Finding Joy In The Journey

"We breathe too fast to be able to grasp things in themselves or to expose their fragility. Our panting postulates and distorts them, creates and disfigures them, and binds us to them. I bestir myself, therefore I emit a world as suspect as my speculation which justifies it; I espouse movement, which changes me into a generator of being, into an artisan of fictions, while my cosmogonic verve makes me forget that, led on by the whirlwind of acts, I am nothing but an acolyte of time, an agent of decrepit universes. (...)If we would regain our freedom, we must shake off the burden of sensation, no longer react to the world by our senses, break our bonds. For all sensation is a bond, pleasure as much as pain, joy as much as misery. The only free mind is the one that, pure of all intimacy with beings or objects, plies its own vacuity." - Author: Emil Cioran

Quotes About Nature And Butterflies

"I think I was enchantedWhen first a sombre Girl —I read that Foreign Lady** —The Dark — felt beautiful —And whether it was noon at night —Or only Heaven — at Noon —For very Lunacy of LightI had not power to tell —The Bees — became as Butterflies —The Butterflies — as Swans —Approached — and spurned the narrow Grass —And just the meanest TunesThat Nature murmured to herselfTo keep herself in Cheer —I took for Giants — practisingTitanic Opera —The Days — to Mighty Metres stept —The Homeliest — adornedAs if unto a JubileeTwere suddenly confirmed —I could not have defined the change —Conversion of the MindLike Sanctifying in the Soul —Is witnessed — not explained —Twas a Divine Insanity —The Danger to be SaneShould I again experience —Tis Antidote to turn —To Tomes of solid Witchcraft —Magicians be asleep —But Magic — hath an ElementLike Deity — to keep —" - Author: Emily Dickinson

Quotes About Vacations With Family

"Those who think money cant buy happiness just dont know where to shop " - Author: Jonathan Haidt

Quotes About Believing

"I do not need to know all things. I remind myself that it is sufficient that I know what I know and know that without believing that I will always know what I know or that what I know will always be true." - Author: Maya Angelou

Quotes About Winning No Matter What

"Take the glamour out of war! I mean, how the bloody hell can you do _that_? Go and take the glamour out of a Huey, go take the glamour out of a Sheridan...Can _you_ take the glamour out of a Cobra, or getting stoned at China Beach? Its like taking the glamour out of an M-79, taking the glamour out of Flynn." He pointed to a picture hed taken, Flynn laughing maniacally ("Were winning," hed said), triumphantly. "Nothing the matter with _that_ boy, is there? Would you let your daughter marry that man? Ohhhh, war is _good_ for you, you cant take the glamour out of that. Its like trying to take the glamour out of sex, trying to take the glamour out of the Rolling Stones." He was really speechless, working his hands up and down to emphasize the sheer insanity of it."I mean, you _know_ that it just _cant be done!_" We both shrugged and laughed, and Page looked very thoughtful for a moment. "The very _idea!_" he said. "Ohhh, what a laugh! Take the bloody _glamour_ out of bloody _war!" - Author: Michael Herr

Quotes About Thighs

"After climbing off his bike, I smacked his shoulder. "Did you forget I was with you? Are you trying to get me killed?""Its hard to forget youre behind me when your thighs are squeezing the life out of me." A smirk came with his next thought. "I couldnt think of a better way to die, actually.""There is something very wrong with you." - Author: Jamie McGuire

Quotes About Giving Coins

"From the dogs viewpoint, however, they are directly asserting dominance with that stare. When you respond by giving him what he wants, the dog interprets this as a submissive gesture on your part, and also reads this as your acceptance that the dog has a higher status in the pack than you do." - Author: Stanley Coren