[I Remember That During The Period Leading Up To Independence In Angola In 1975, I Was The Only Correspondent There At All For Three Months.]

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Hideyuki Kikuchi Quotes

"If that guy dont look like the loneliest thing ever. And it aint because hes turned his back on the world. With him, everybodys happy to see him coming, but no ones sorry to see him go. And anybody who catches sight of him is bound to step aside on account of the intense scent hes got about him."

Jenny Craig Quotes

"I dont believe in fad diets."

Suzanne C Segerstrom Quotes

"People can learn to be more optimistic by acting as if they were more optimistic."

Mark Helprin Quotes

"To be mad is to feel with excruciating intensity the sadness and joy of a time which has not arrived or has already been. And to protect their delicate vision of that other time, madmen will justify their condition with touching loyalty, and surround it with a thousand distractive schemes. These schemes, in turn, drive them deeper and deeper into the darkness and light (which is their mortification and their reward), and confront them with a choice. They may either slacken and fall back, accepting the relief of a rational view and the approval of others, or they may push on, and, by falling, arise. When and if by their unforgivable stubbornness they finally burst through to worlds upon worlds of motionless light, they are no longer called afflicted or insane. They are called saints."

Emma Brynsteinein Quotes

"Need to learn a lot from Gods Gift."

Robbi Sommers Bryant Quotes

"Support Imagination. Read a book."

Robert Ferrigno Quotes

"The faith is not the problem, Bernadette. The problem is the faithful."

Kristin Armstrong Quotes

"I think, as most of us do, I put such high expectations on myself that this spills over onto other people. And not everyone is wired this way. Some people can shrug expectations off their shoulders like a cardigan, remaining cool and breezy. Others wear them like a parka with a stuck zipper, hot and stifling."

Andrea Michelle Quotes

"I spent the past two years fearing the worst, that I chose safe arms to hold me when his arms werent the arms I longed to be in, nor were they really safe. I thought its what I deserved. I thought I couldnt belong in the arms I wanted to really hold me."

Bill Ward Quotes

"There can be no greater motivator for evil than a huge sense of injustice!"

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Quotes About Horrors

"Every fairy tale offers the potential to surpass present limits, so in a sense the fairy tale offers you freedoms that reality denies. In all great works of fiction, regardless of the grim reality they present, there is an affirmation of life against the transience of that life, an essential defiance. The affirmation lies in the way the author takes control of reality by retelling it in his own way, thus creating a new world. Every great work of art, I would declare pompously, is a celebration, an act of insubordination against the betrayals, horrors and infidelities of life. The perfection and beauty of form rebels against the ugliness and shabiness of the subject matter. This is why we love "Madame Bovary" and cry for Emma, why we greedily read "Lolita" as our heart breaks for its small, vulgar, poetic and defiant orphaned heroine." - Author: Azar Nafisi

Quotes About Psmith

"Mikes statement that he wanted to get up early and have a ride had been received by Psmith, with whom early rising was not a hobby, with honest amazement and a flood of advice and warning on the subject."One of the Georges," said Psmith, "I forget which, once said that a certain number of hours sleep a day—I cannot recall for the moment how many—made a man something, which for the time being has slipped my memory. However, there you are. Ive given you the main idea of the thing; and a German doctor says that early rising causes insanity. Still, if youre bent on it…." - Author: P.G. Wodehouse

Quotes About Billy

"So Billy experiences death for a while. It is simply violet light and a hum. There isnt anybody else there. Not even Billy Pilgrim is there." - Author: Kurt Vonnegut

Quotes About Lights Camera Action

"It was lights, camera, inaction." - Author: Terry Gilliam

Quotes About Not Looking Backwards

"Maybe I just have everything backwards. Maybe its a problem of perspective. In this Post-Modern Age perhaps it is the digital experiences we ought to cheer as "genuine " and not those troublesome and inconvenient analog ones.Looking at it all fucking backwards." - Author: Caitlín R. Kiernan

Quotes About Authors And Their Characters

"Authors have odd relationships with their creations They owe their fame and fortune to their characters but feel enslaved by them." - Author: Anthony Horowitz

Quotes About Quick Fixes

"In this age of quick fixes and microwave mindsets, most of us want what we want, and we want it right now, whether it is instant download speed, instant riches, or an Oompa-Loompa, but just as you cant force the farm to produce a harvest, you cant force your seed of potential to grow until it is ripe and ready." - Author: Derek Rydall

Quotes About Distinguishing Yourself

"Seek happiness in tranquility and avoid ambition even if it be only the apparently innocent one of distinguishing yourself in science and discoveries." - Author: Mary Shelley

Quotes About Birdie

"I was thrown into a community production of Bye Bye Birdie or something when I was a kid. I wanted to just build the sets, but I wasnt allowed to just build the sets unless I auditioned for the play. So I auditioned for the play and was thrown into the chorus. During the course of that I fell in love with it, and I never really turned back." - Author: Michael Stuhlbarg

Quotes About Being Detached

"Essentially, perspective is a form of abstraction. It simplifies the relationship between eye, brain and object. It is an ideal view, imagined as being seen by a one-eyed, motionless person who is clearly detached from what he sees. It makes a God of the spectator, who becomes the person on whom the whole world converges, the Unmoved Onlooker." - Author: Robert Hughes