[I Wrote My First Short Story For A Competition And Won Second Prize. Another Competition Came Up And I Won First Prize. The First Story Was Published In A Newspaper. The Second Went Out On Radio.]

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"Its against type in the sense of my background, but its with type in the sense that I am a loner whos new to this business and sceptical about a lot of it."

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"I soon gave up instruction for self-teaching."

Siouxsie Sioux Quotes

"My dreams are of water. And my nightmares."

A Violet End Quotes

"No, I was one broken clone, and Id never been happier about it. Hey, when youre being held captive in a sex dungeon-turned-birthing facility, you gotta take pleasure in the small things."

Peter Higgs Quotes

"That name was a kind of joke, and not a very good one. An author, Leon Lederman, wanted to call it that goddamn particle because it was clear it was going to be a tough job finding it experimentally. His editor wouldnt have that, and he said, okay, call it the God particle, and the editor accepted it. I dont think he shouldve have done, because its so misleading."

Joy Sikorski Quotes

"Memories are strange things. Withough being something I can hold in my hand, they wield a beguiling power over me. Like a mirage in the noontime heat of summer, they dance before my inner eyes and beckon me to find water where there is not water."

Jo Loren Quotes

"Anger is just an emotion, dont let it rule you"

Stephen Carpenter Quotes

"because although she is very pretty, she is also very dead, and dead trumps pretty much everything."

Elsa Maxwell Quotes

"Under pressure, people admit to murder, setting fire to the village church or robbing a bank, but never to being bores."

William Mudford Quotes

"Come ye viewless ministers of this dread hour! Come from the fenny lake, the hanging rock, and the midnight cave! The moon is red – the stars are out – the sky is burning – and all nature stands aghast at what we do!"

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Quotes About Confident

"To me, if youre trying to impress a girl, get a date, theyre gonna like that more because youre a confident guy. Thats what it comes down to." - Author: Tom Brady

Quotes About Being Broken Beyond Repair

"Its not being a woman I mind so much," she said slowly. "Tis the way men seem to always order my life." She leaned earnestly toward him. "Your hand, Papa, has wielded a sword and cradled a child and held power over hundreds of men." She held up her own hand. "This one has far fewer adventures before it." - Author: Barbara Samuel

Quotes About Doll

"He liked women with little butts and big tits? Someone had played with one too many barbie dolls as a kid." - Author: Kelley Armstrong

Quotes About Sattva

"Saints and bodhisattvas may achieve what Christians call mystical union or Buddhists call satori--a perpetual awareness of the force at the heart of the heart of things. For these enlightened few, the world is always lit. For the rest of us, such clarity comes only fitfully, in sudden glimpses or slow revelations. Quakers refer to these insights as openings. When I first heard the term from a Friend who was counseling me about my resistance to the Vietnam War, I though of how on an overcast day, sunlight pours through a break in the clouds. After the clouds drift on, eclipsing the sun, the sun keeps shining behind the veil, and the memory of its light shines on in the mind." - Author: Scott Russell Sanders

Quotes About Duchamp

"Duchamp had taken art to its logical conclusion. Every act of perception is art. So everything that perceives is an artist." - Author: Chris F. Westbury

Quotes About Church Organs

"I drank a little California Mountain Red at home and thought--why not--wherever you turn someone is shouting give me liberty of I give you death. Perfectly sensible, thing-owning, Church-fearing neighbours flop their hands over their ears at the sound of a siren to keep fallout from taking hold of their internal organs. You have to be cockeyed to love, and blind in order to look out the window at your own ice-cold street." - Author: Grace Paley

Quotes About Monaco Grand Prix

"There are seven winners of the Monaco Grand Prix on the starting line today, and four of them are Michael Schumacher." - Author: Murray Walker

Quotes About Peeta

"By late afternoon I lie with my head in Peetas lap making a crown of flowers while he fiddles with my hair claiming he is practicing knots. After awhile his hands go still."What?" I ask."I wish I could freeze this moment, right here, right now, and live in it forever," he says.Usually this sort of comment, the kind that hints his undying love for me, makes me feel guilty and awful. But Im so relaxed and beyond worrying about a future Ill never have, I just let the word slip out."Okay," I say.I can hear the smile in his voice. "Then youll allow it?""Ill allow it." - Author: Suzanne Collins

Quotes About Ants In The Pearl

"Marco Polo had seen the inhabitants of Zipangu place rose-colored pearls in the mouths of the dead. A sea-monster had been enamoured of the pearl that the diver brought to King Perozes, and had slain the thief, and mourned for seven moons over its loss." - Author: Oscar Wilde

Quotes About Loose Tongue

"Griff groaned and covered Dantes loose mouth with his own, driving his tongue in to steal the stars from his eyes, the fire from his mind." - Author: Damon Suede