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"We went to Denmark twice and Germany and also to the Canary Isles one year. I remember once when we were playing Dresden in Germany."

John Greene Quotes

"The feeling of loving her and being loved by her welled up in him, and he could taste the adrenaline in the back of his throat, and maybe it wasnt over, and maybe he could feel her hand in his again and hear her loud, brash voice contort itself into a whisper to say I-love-you as if it were a secret, and an immense one."

Michelle Read Quotes

"Dimitri: "Youre beautiful in battle. Like an avenging angel come to deliver the justice of heaven."Rose: "Funny. That is kind of why Im here."Dimitri: "Angels fall, Rose."

Sam Cheever Quotes

"God, in his wisdom, sent us his angels, to whisper our names on the wind. God, in his anger, released his devils, to pester our souls to the end."

Cris Judd Quotes

"From a very early age, as far back as I can remember, I always played sports."

Rayman Aron Quotes

"Peace imposible,war improbable."

Rob Cohen Quotes

"Be happy or die."

Janette Oke Quotes

"But If it is to be, or not, Thats all in Gods hands."

Annie Besant Quotes

"Refusal to believe until proof is given is a rational position; denial of all outside of our own limited experience is absurd."

Kerry Patterson Quotes

"In perhaps the most revealing of all the health-related studies, a group of subjects who had contracted malignant melanoma received traditional treatment and then were divided into two groups. One group met weekly for only six weeks; the other did not. Facilitators taught the first group of recovering patients specific communication skills. (When its your life thats at stake, could anything be more crucial?) After meeting only six times and then dispersing for five years, the subjects who learned how to express themselves effectively had a higher survival rate--only 9 percent succumbed as opposed to almost 30 percent in the untrained group."

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Quotes About Transit

"Active creation is conceived as a transitive action in which there is always presupposed an object about which the agent is concerned; it is virtually but not formally transitive because it makes, not presupposes, an object." - Author: William Ames

Quotes About Styles

"In spite of all the progress we seem to have made, human emotions stay the same. Deep inside our hearts, we dont change very much. This poem was written two thousand years ago or more. Its from a time long before the quatrains and other formal styles youve learned in school were established. And yet, even today, we can understand the feelings of people from that time. You dont need education or scholarship for that. These feelings can be understood by anybody, I think." - Author: Kyōichi Katayama

Quotes About Wheelers

"Im an outdoors girl - I like to go fishing, riding four-wheelers, hunting." - Author: Miranda Lambert

Quotes About Nutcracker Ballet

"I am trained, and I did do The Nutcracker in its right form, but at the time, they told me I was black and Id never be in Swan Lake. I went through all those prejudices in the ballet community, and I still emerged wonderfully trained and found my way to Alvin Ailey where there were familiar faces." - Author: Laurieann Gibson

Quotes About Laughing At Life

"I remember the woman who marched up to the front of a church where I was doing a meeting, put her hands on her hips, and she said, "I want my money back." I said, "What are you talking about?" She said, "Ive been doing this two weeks, and it doesnt work. I want my money back!" It was actually all that I could keep from doing to keep from laughing in her face, but she was serious. She actually was, like, giving almost to buy some kind of a new lifestyle that she wanted. Didnt understand a thing about commitment and dedication and discipline. Two weeks! How many of you know youre not going to throw a little money in the bucket and get your life thats been a mess for 50 years turned around in two weeks!?!?" - Author: Joyce Meyer

Quotes About Peace And Happiness

"I desire nothing, seek nothing but peace, the slumber of the soul. I have tasted all the hollowness and wretchedness of life and I despise it heartily. Whoever has lived and thought cannot but, in his soul, despise humanity. Activity, cares, worries, distractions - I am sick of them all. I wish for nothing, I seek nothing. I have no aim, for one gains that which one is eager for - and sees that it is all illusion. My joyous days have passed. I have cooled to them. In the educated world, amidst human beings, I feel the disadvantages of life too strongly, but alone, far from the crowd, I turn to stone. In this trance anything can happen, I see neither others nor myself. I do nothing and do not notice the actions either of others or myself - and I am at peace, I am indifferent. There can be no happiness for me, and I will not succumb to unhappiness." - Author: Ivan Goncharov

Quotes About Liking Each Other

"Respect is not the equivalent to liking a student or teacher; it is the ability to have a high regard for the role of another. In order to receive respect, we should demonstrate it first..." - Author: Tanya R. Liverman

Quotes About Sunshine And Beauty

"And she felt joy bubbling up in her heart—that the world was so full of sunshine and beauty and gladness. And she had put herself outside it, banished herself to her corner. For all that, it was a good thing that it was so good to live—for the others, for all who had not undone themselves. And when at that moment she felt a violent quickening of the child within her, her own heart seemed to stir and answer it—"No, no, I no longer wish you ill..." - Author: Sigrid Undset

Quotes About Sinister

"The fierce poet of the Middle Ages wrote, "Abandon hope, all ye who enter here," over the gates of the lower world. The emancipated poets of to-day have written it over the gates of this world. But if we are to understand the story which follows, we must erase that apocalyptic writing, if only for an hour. We must recreate the faith of our fathers, if only as an artistic atmosphere. If, then, you are a pessimist, in reading this story, forego for a little the pleasures of pessimism. Dream for one mad moment that the grass is green. Unlearn that sinister learning that you think is so clear, deny that deadly knowledge that you think you know. Surrender the very flower of your culture, give up the very jewel of your pride, abandon hopelessness, all ye who enter here." - Author: G.K. Chesterton

Quotes About Devil Horns

"You either trust or you distrust coincidence. It s either small doses of magic pulling you to your appointed destiny or the devil trying to lead you down to the thorns." - Author: Toby Barlow