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"Everyone deserves good love."

Carol Birch Quotes

"I always knew Id be a sailor. In my cradle, playing with my toes, I knew it. What else could there have been? The sailors had made my blood move before I was born, I now believe. As my mother stood one night upon the shit-smelling Bermondsey shore with me in her belly, the sailors had sung out there across the great river, and their siren song had come to the shell-pink enormity that was my listening ear newly formed in the amniotic fluid.Or so I believe."

Alex Bledsoe Quotes

"It was still late summer elsewhere, but here, high in Appalachia, fall was coming; for the last three mornings, shed been able to see her breath. The woods, which started twenty feet back from her backdoor like a solid wall, showed only hints of the impending autumn. A few leaves near the treetops had turned, but most were full and green. Visible in the distance, the Widows Tree towered above the forest. Its leaves were the most stubborn, tenaciously holding on sometimes until spring if the winter was mild. It was a transitional period, when the world changed its cycle and opened a window during which people might also change, if they had the inclination."

Christine Manzari Quotes

"The girl may have been tiny, but everything about her said, Im not scared of you, so piss off."

William Ramsay Quotes

"It cannot, of course, be stated with absolute certainty that no elements can combine with argon; but it appears at least improbable that any compounds will be formed.[This held true for a century, until in Aug 2000, the first argon compound was formed, argon fluorohydride, HArF, but stable only below 40 K (−233 °C).]"

J Gabriel Gates Quotes

"Well, you do what you think best. Just know that your life might seem even more upside down for a while yet, before it starts going right side up again. You might even end up inside out, backwards, and head over heels, too. But most of all, you got to find your faith. Could be in yourself, or others, or something greater, but you got to have it. And you will."

Eugene Jarvis Quotes

"In video you are starting with nothing but a black screen. Theres no game there. With pinball you at least start with that basic concept, but not with video. The challenge of going from no game to something today is only different because you have to create something so damn fun people will pay $1.00 every two minutes to play it."

Sri Ramakrishna Quotes

"1. Is anything impossible for the grace of God? Suppose you bring a light into a room that has been dark a thousand years; does it remove the darkness little by little? The room is lighted all at once. Intense renunciation is what is needed."

Plato The Ion Quotes

"The poet is a light and winged and holy thing, and there is no invention in him until he has been inspired and is out of his sneses, and the mind is no longer in him."

Jimmi Simpson Quotes

"I got my degree in theatre at a little school in Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg University. It was one of those situations where I went into the major because I loved it, but didnt really expect to see it as a moneymaking situation or career."

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Quotes About First Love Returning

"And me, I got what I wanted.I died with my life around me."Isnt that what any of us would ask for, to be fully in our lives as we leave them, to have been ourselves all the way first? This is the gift that Phils love is giving to Bill. I know what the price of this is for Phil- the exhaustion, the continuous focus on another, the postponement of ones own needs, but he cant see himself the depth and magnitude of the gift; he is so far inside it he has no means to measure. What Im seeing is the kindest and sweetest mirror of the last of my life with Wally, and so rather than returning me to difficulty and pain, the visit is somehow restorative, bracingly genuine, consoling. Where could it be clearer, here in the heart of abandonment, what love achieves?" - Author: Mark Doty

Quotes About Spirituality

"I have a much wider, freer view about spirituality. I feel that people need to pursue it on their own, personally. You know, let it be theirs - a personal relationship with their soul, or their God, or with their church." - Author: Peter Jurasik

Quotes About Spectre

"And when the spring breezes blow up the valley; when the spring sun shines on last years withered grass on the river banks; and on the lake; and on the lakes two white swans; and coaxes the new grass out of the spongy soil in the marshes - who could believe on such a day that this peaceful, grassy valley brooded over the story of our past; and over its spectres?" - Author: Halldór Laxness

Quotes About Inlove With Her

"ive seen ladies who have went a mile extra to show me that they are crazly inlove with me,but shes not one of them,im only with her coz im crazly inlove with her it that simple." - Author: smukelo ngqulunga

Quotes About Despereaux

"Love is ridiculous. But love is also wonderful. And powerful. And Despereauxs love for the Princess Pea would prove, in time, to be all of these things: powerful, wonderful, and ridiculous." - Author: Kate DiCamillo

Quotes About The Mercy Of God

"...people will be sentenced in accordance with their deeds...Gods justice is proportional. There is not exactly the same justice for everyone who refuses the mercy of God." - Author: J.P. Moreland

Quotes About Replication

"The unlimited replication of information is generally a public good." - Author: George Dyson

Quotes About Understanding The Bible

"Men that had understanding of the times." 1 Chr. 12:32I cannot doubt that this sentence, like every sentence in Scripture was written for our learning. These men of Issachar are set before us as a pattern to be imitated, and an example to be followed, for it is a most important thing to understand the times in which we live, and to understand what those times require. Next to our Bibles and our own hearts, our Lord would have us study our own times." - Author: J.C. Ryle

Quotes About Menagerie

"Over the years, my church gave me passage into a menagerie of exotic words unknown in the South: "introit," "offertory," "liturgy," "movable feast," "the minor elevation," "the lavabo," "the apparition of Lourdes," and hundreds more. Latin deposited the dark minerals of its rhythms on the shelves of my spoken language. You may find the harmonics of the Common of the Mass in every book Ive ever written. Because I was raised Roman Catholic, I never feared taking any unchaperoned walks through the fields of language. Words lifted me up and filled me with pleasure." - Author: Pat Conroy

Quotes About Saab

"Kõik, mida rahaga saab joonde ajada, on odavalt saadud." - Author: Erich Maria Remarque