[I Believe I Have A Sunny Disposition, And Am Not Naturally A Grouch. It Takes A Lot Of Optimism, After All, To Be A Traveler.]

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Tanti Susilawati Quotes

"Mencoba mengubur kesedihan dengan menimbun kebencian adalah suatu hal yang sia-sia. Semakin kau membenci, semakin erat pula tali kepedihan itu akan melilitmu."

Meagan Ray Quotes

"What some say is a lost cause makes it worth even more to fight for." date: 2007 ;)"

John Hughes Quotes

"Why watch someone kissing when people really close their eyes when they kiss?"

Sherri Gaillard Quotes

"But you want a placid pond, a glassy surface to reflect your own casual desires and nothing more. You will never fathom the depths of my savage ocean."

Marvin Minsky Quotes

"Kubricks vision seemed to be that humans are doomed, whereas Clarkes is that humans are moving on to a better stage of evolution."

Eha Quotes

"Must the interest of life wane for us all as the progress of knowledge curtails the playground of imagination? No doubt it must in some measure, but there is another cause.I believe that in these days we have too many occupations, too many interests; we know too many things, and, if you will, have too many advantages and facilities. Our faculty of taking an interest is dissipated and frittered away."

IO Tillett Wright Quotes

"Familiarity is the gateway drug to empathy."

Lynn Crilly Quotes

"The good news, however, is that, also contrary to popular belief, full and lasting recovery from an eating disorder is possible."

Lucca Kaldahl Quotes

"You have two eyes, and two ears, but only one mouth. This is so because you are supposed to look and listen more than you talk."

Lucy Deakins Quotes

"For me, it was a choice between band and drama - and I hated the band teacher."

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Quotes About Starting A Journey

"Fats was starting to think that if you flipped every bit of received wisdom on its head you would have the truth. He wanted to journey through dark labyrinths and wrestle with the strangeness that lurked within; he wanted to crack open piety and expose hypocrisy; he wanted to break taboos and squeeze wisdom from their bloody hearts; he wanted to achieve a state of amoral grace, and be baptised backwards into ignorance and simplicity." - Author: J.K. Rowling

Quotes About Bonner

"The engine roared to life. He ran toward her. She shot our of her parking space. He rushed to the side of her car. "Stop it, Kristy! Youre overreacting! Lets talk about this." That was when she did the unthinkable. She rolled down the window, thrust out her hand, and gave Reverend Ethan Bonner the bird." - Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Quotes About Cleanliness And Orderliness

"Juliets version of cleanliness was next to godliness, which was to say it was erratic, past all understanding and was seldom seen." - Author: Terry Pratchett

Quotes About Weasels

"Low ceiling, stone walls, a dirt floor stamped with paw prints. I never go in without announcing myself. Hyaa! I yell. Hyaa. Hyaa! Its the sound my father makes when entering his toolshed, the cry of cowboys as they round up dogies, and it suggests a certain degree of authority. Snakes, bats, weasels --its time to head up and move on out." - Author: David Sedaris

Quotes About Face Your Fears

"The freedom to choose...means the freedom to make mistakes, to falter and fail, to come face-to-face with your own flaws and limitations and fears and secrets, to live with the terrible uncertainty that necessarily attends the construction of a self." - Author: Caroline Knapp

Quotes About Junot

"But most of all books (I say again and again) are like the Thirty-Mile Woman from Toni Morrisons Beloved: She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. ~ Junot Diaz, author of the Pulitzer Prize novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao." - Author: Leah Price

Quotes About Intrusive

"Intrusive, thoughtless people!" said K. as he turned back into the room. The supervisor may have agreed with him, at least K. thought that was what he saw from the corner of his eye. But it was just as possible that he had not even been listening as he had his hand pressed firmly down on the table and seemed to be comparing the length of his fingers." - Author: Franz Kafka

Quotes About Video Games And Violence

"I happened to see Larry King interview Billy Graham shortly after the shootings at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. I had read an article the previous month about violent video games and their effects on the minds of children, desensitizing them to the act of killing. Larry King asked Billy Graham what was wrong with the world, and how such a thing as Columbine could happen. I knew, because Billy Graham was an educated man, he had read the same article I had read, and I began calculating his answer for him, that violence begets violence, and that we live in a culture desensitized to the beauty of human life and the sanctity of creation. But Billy Graham did not blame video games. Billy Graham looked Larry King in the eye and said, Thousands of years ago, a young couple lived in a garden called Eden, and God placed a tree in the Garden and told them not to eat from the tree...And I knew in my soul he was right." - Author: Donald Miller

Quotes About Scientism

"The motives behind scientism are culturally significant. They have been mixed, as usual: genuine curiosity in search of truth; the rage for certainty and for unity; and the snobbish desire to earn the label scientist when that became a high social and intellectual rank. But these efforts, even though vain, have not been without harm, to the inventors and to the world at large. The "findings" have inspired policies affecting daily life that were enforced with the same absolute assurance as earlier ones based on religion. At the same time, the workers in the realm of intuition, the gifted finessers - artists, moralists, philosophers, historians, political theorists, and theologians - were either diverted from their proper task, while others were looking on them with disdain as dabblers in the suburbs of Truth." - Author: Jacques Barzun

Quotes About Fire Within

"O you singer, solitary, singing by yourself—projecting me;O solitary me, listening—nevermore shall I cease perpetuating you;Never more shall I escape, never more the reverberations,Never more the cries of unsatisfied love be absent from me,Never again leave me to be the peaceful child I was before what there, in the night,By the sea, under the yellow and sagging moon,The messenger there arousd—the fire, the sweet hell within,The unknown want, the destiny of me." - Author: Walt Whitman