[I Rejected The Notion That My Race Or Sex Would Bar My Success In Life.]

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"Before I was married, I thought the sound of bangles jangling on my forearms would be delightful. I looked forward to being able to wear bells around my ankles and silver necklaces around my neck, but not any more, not since I had learned what they represented for the man who gave them. A necklace was no prettier than a piece of of rope that ties a goat to a tree, depriving it of freedom."

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"It was about working with other musicians, but more than that its about exploring musical areas that you could never do with the band youre in, in my case Judas Priest. You could tackle musical areas and lyrical areas that wouldnt be appropriate for Priest."

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"The old, endless, approachable and always answering Sorrow," says my father Lucifer. "For who calls on me never goes unanswered. Only prayers to God go without answers."

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Heather Kris Thomas Quotes

"Id run my whole life long to reach you; paddle my way across Atlantic and Pacific; traverse Jungle and Desert to find you; climb cliffs and drop from the sky to rescue you. Anything to be close to you. Any way to say I love you."

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"Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living."

Robert Lyndon Quotes

"Yeve done that afore." Raul spat. "Ive done most things before. And some of them twice. And three times a night with your sister."

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"Sometimes I light incense and a candle. Its so peaceful and quiet. The steadiness of the energy and the reliability of the warmth have a calming effect."

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