[I Think Of My Poems As Personal And Public At The Same Time. You Could Say They Serve As Psychological Overlays. One Fits On Top Of The Other, And Hopefully There's An Ongoing Evolution Of Clarity.]

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Foppe Vander Zwaag Quotes

"We owe God a "double debt" incurred by our passive receipt of Adams debt but also by our active disobedience. The extent of our depravity is such that we also owe a "daring debt" because we challenge not only Gods Law but His very grace as we blame Him that He has not done enough."

Michael Kenny Quotes

"In modern societies, some members of ethnic minority groups do not want to feel compelled to heed the voices of their communities when participating as citizens."

Wayne Gretzky Quotes

"I get a feeling about where a teammate is going to be. A lot of times, I can turn and pass without even looking."

Dorothy Thompson Quotes

"Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism."

Isobel Irons Quotes

"I know what youre thinking. ‘How the hell does this broke ass piece of trailer trash know words like caveat, right? Well guess what? Ive read every single book on the New York Times list of Top 100 Literary Classics, not to mention every Jane Austen, Sylvia Plath or Bronte sisters book ever written. And fuck you very much for judging me, by the way."

April Slaughter Quotes

"The spirits of the dead are not among us to entertain us... Assuming the revenants you encounter have simply signed up to play haunted house for the amusement of the living is just plain ignorant."

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson Quotes

"So Ive got five books, a building, and a hundred bucks. Im starting my business tomorrow."

John Corigliano Quotes

"I dont think that the Pulitzer should be given the way it is. I think the competition should be anonymous. I think completely different people would win it if the names were taken off because a lot of it is done on relationships and names."

Gherasim Luca Quotes

"The streets were full of destruction and rubble, and this town Id never liked, with its stupid people, stupid streets, and stupid houses, was now unrecognisable, now it had a truly unique beauty, and scantily-clad women traversed it like ghosts. A twelve-storey building in the city centre had totally collapsed. Caught up in her bed sheets, a woman who had fallen from the top floor found herself alive and alone on the pavement. Her husband had been thrown out of bed. From now on she would sleep forever, since reality was now as extraordinary as dreams."

Megan Karasch Quotes

"In advising the heads of state to learn from tragedy rather than perpetuate its existence Robert Kennedy excalimed, "Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live." We have a tendency to dwell on tragedy and use it as a justification for tragic occurrences that follow,rather than parse the tragedy, taking from it important lessons and using those lessons to avoid similar tragedies."

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Quotes About Monogamous

"Nonmonogamous folks are constantly engaged in their relationships: they negotiate and establish boundaries, respect them, test them, and, yes, even violate them. But the limits are not assumed or set by society; they are consciously chosen." - Author: Tristan Taormino

Quotes About Eagles Flying

"Festus just detected a large group of eagles behind us—long-range radar, still not in sight."Piper leaned over the console. "Are you sure theyre Roman?"Leo rolled his eyes. "No, Pipes. It could be a random group of giant eagles flying in perfect formation. Of course theyre Roman!" - Author: Rick Riordan

Quotes About Berlin Blockade

"The events in Prague, together with the Berlin blockade, convinced the European recipients of American economic assistance that they needed military protection as well: that led them to request the creation of a North Atlantic Treaty Organization, which committed the United States for the first time ever to the peacetime defense of Western Europe." - Author: John Lewis Gaddis

Quotes About Hassan Kite Runner

"I want to climb on top and lace my fingers right down into the marrow of your bones and cast off and fly. I want to sail you like a kite in the sky. I want you holding on to me for dear life." - Author: Joanna Bourne

Quotes About Fever

"When a man is overcome by anger, he has a poisoned fever. He loses his strength, he loses his power over himself and over others. He throws away time in which he might have gained the end he desires. The is no time for anger in the world. - The Ancient One" - Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett

Quotes About Bench Warming

"It is a sunny fall afternoon and Im engaged in one of my favorite pastimes—picking chestnuts. Im playing alone under the spreading, leafy, protective tree. My mother is sitting on a bench nearby, rocking the buggy in which my sister is asleep. The city, beyond the lacy wall of trees, is humming with gentle noises. The sun has just passed its highest point and is warming me with intense, oblique rays. I pick up a reddish brown chestnut, and suddenly, through its warm skin, I feel the beat as if of a heart. But the beat is also in everything around me, and everything pulsates and shimmers as if it were coursing with the blood of life. Stooping under the tree, Im holding life in my hand, and I am in the center of a harmonious, vibrating transparency. For that moment, I know everything there is to know. I have stumbled into the very center of plenitude, and I hold myself still with fulfillment, before the knowledge of my knowledge escapes me." - Author: Eva Hoffman

Quotes About Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

"Many of the benefits of CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) can be obtained without going into therapy. There are a number of self-help books, CDs and computer programs that have been used to treat depression and some of these have been tested in clinical trials with positive results. I can particularly recommend these two books. One is Control Your Depression, the lead author of which is Peter Lewinsohn, a Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon. ... The other book that I can recommend with confidence is Feeling Good by the psychiatrist David Burns. Control Your Depression emphasizes behavioral techniques like increasing pleasant activities, improving social skills and learning to relax. Feeling Good puts greater emphasis on changing the way people think about themselves. But both books include both cognitive and behavioral techniques." - Author: Irving Kirsch

Quotes About Priorities In Business

"Jobss intensity was also evident in his ability to focus. He would set priorities, aim his laser attention on them, and filter out distractions. If something engaged him- the user interface for the original Macintosh, the design of the iPod and iPhone, getting music companies into the iTunes Store-he was relentless. But if he did not want to deal with something - a legal annoyance, a business issue, his cancer diagnosis, a family tug- he would resolutely ignore it. That focus allowed him to say no. He got Apple back on track by cutting all except a few core products. He made devices simpler by eliminating buttons, software simpler by eliminating features, and interfaces simpler by eliminating options. He attributed his ability to focus and his love of simplicity to his Zen training. It honed his appreciation for intuition, showed him how to filter out anything that was distracting or unnecessary, and nurtured in him an aesthetic based on minimalism." - Author: Walter Isaacson

Quotes About Diamond In The Rough

"As hard as the diamonds in your smile,the wind carries its hammers with no handsand sustains a moan with no mouth,seems to cradle solitude in its rough arms like firewoodto be burned in my house as it passes throughand asks, "Where does she sparkle from?" - Author: B.J. Ward

Quotes About The Little Things You Do

"All business in Iran is like first time sex: first there are the promises, then a little foreplay, followed by more promises and perhaps a little petting...at that stage things get complicated - youre not sure whos the boy and whos the girl, but what you do know is that if you continue, you might get fucked...so you decide to proceed cautiously, touching here and touching there, showering the other party with compliments, and whispering an undying commitment, and then maybe, just maybe, it will all end in coitus, but it is rarely as satisfying for one party as it is for the other." - Author: Hooman Majd