[I Have Three Children, Each Of Whom Is Having An Idyllic Childhood, Probably Because I Have Been At The Office The Entire Time.]

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Will Schwalbe Quotes

"Mom had always taught all of us to examine decisions by reversibility--that is, to hedge our bets. When you couldnt decide between two things, she suggested you choose the one that allowed you to change course if necessary. Not the road less traveled but the road with the exit ramp."

Jane Wyman Quotes

"The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being."

Alyssa Rose Ivy Quotes

"Innocent tourists? You make me sound like the big bad wolf.""And youre not?" I questioned."Only if youre Red Riding Hood," he said flirtatiously."Wow, thats original."

Kai Ryssdal Quotes

"Once Im awake, Im awake, which helps when you have to run in the mornings."

CL Wilson Quotes

"My beloved is the sunAnd I am the earth that thrives only in her warmth. My beloved is the rainAnd I am the grass that thirsts for her quenching kiss. My beloved is the windAnd I am the wings that soar when she fills me with her gentle strength.My beloved is the rockUpon which rests the happiness of all my days.—The Elements of Love, a poem by Aileron vEn Kavali of the Fey"

Jonathan Shay Quotes

"Melodramas of moral courage provide satisfaction through the comforting fantasy that our own character would hold steady under the most extreme pressure of dreadful events. [But we must face] the painful awareness that in all likelyhood ones own character would not have stood firm."

Nick Drake Quotes

"Time has told me not to ask for more, someday our ocean will find its shore."

James Lovegrove Quotes

"I will endure until the stars wink out & the very last trace of heat ebbs from the cosmos & there is nothing but eternal icy nothingness"

Chelsea Handler Quotes

"I love a stupid joke, something that doesnt make any sense."

Susan Voth Quotes

"Another breath, left to translate"

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Quotes About Gaza Palestine

"It is when darkness prevails that I sit by the window to look past all those electricity-free houses, smell the sweet scent of a calm Gazan night, feel the fresh air going straight to my heart, and think of you, of me, of Palestine, of the crack, of the blank wall, of you, of Mama, of you, of my history class, of you, of God, of Palestine—of our incomplete story." - Author: Refaat Alareer

Quotes About Fears Of Life

"I remembered that the real world was wide, and that a varied field of hopes and fears, of sensations and excitments, awaited those who had the courage to go forth into its expanse, to seek real knowledge of life amidst its perils." - Author: Charlotte Brontë

Quotes About John Xxiii

"Pope John XXIIIs motto might be heard here: "In essentials unity, in nonessentials liberty, and in all things, charity." That is second-half-of-life, hardwon wisdom." - Author: Richard Rohr

Quotes About Dynamic Leadership

"But as a war time president James Madison did not display dynamic leadership. Andrew Jackson acknowledged Madison " a great civilian," but declared " the mind of a philosopher could not dwell on blood and carnage with any composure," and judged his talents " not fitted for a stormy sea." - Author: Andrew Jackson

Quotes About Heroico

"Saba solía decir que hay una diferencia entre lo heroico y la valentía. El heroísmo era hacer algo peligroso sin pensar. La valentía era caminar hacia el peligro, sabiendo perfectamente los riesgos." - Author: Gayle Forman

Quotes About Still Life Photography

"I make photographs and still make photographs of the natural environment. Its a love because that was part of my life before I was involved in photography." - Author: John Sexton

Quotes About Darfur

"They traveled deep into far-flung regions of their own country and in some cases clear across the continent. Thus the Great Migration had more in common with the vast movements of refugees from famine, war, and genocide in other parts of the world, where oppressed people, whether fleeing twenty-first-century Darfur or nineteenth-century Ireland, go great distances, journey across rivers, desserts, and oceans or as far as it takes to reach safety with the hope that life will be better wherever they land." - Author: Isabel Wilkerson

Quotes About Recovering From Hurt

"Gilbert put down the magazine he was looking at and politely said he hoped I was recovering from my injury. I said I was."Ive never been hurt, really hurt," he went on, "that I can remember. Ive tried hurting myself, of course, but thats not the same thing. It just made me uncomfortable and irritable and sweat a lot.""Thats pretty much the same thing," I said." - Author: Dashiell Hammett

Quotes About Wrong Love

"Whats wrong?" he asked, and I motioned for him to take a seat.He listened quietly as I explained what had happened. By the timeI told him the whole sordid story, my heart was hammering in mychest and I couldnt meet his eyes. Was he angry? Would he lashout at me like he used to? David reached across the table and gentlytook my hand in his. I looked up and saw only tenderness and lovein his expression."What can I do to help?" he asked, and I burst into tears. Davidhad become my true partner in life." - Author: Mary Potter Kenyon

Quotes About Birds Songs

"On harsh, frigid January days, when the winds are relentless and the snow piles up around us, I often think of our small feathered friends back on the Third Line. I wonder if the old feeder is still standing in the orchard and if anyone thinks to put out a few crumbs and some bacon drippings for our beautiful, hungry, winter birds. In the stark, white landscape they provided a welcome splash of colour and their songs gave us hope through the long, silent winter." - Author: Arlene Stafford Wilson