[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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Fabio Moon Quotes

"And sometimes we die to prove that we lived."

Bella Forrest Quotes

"Dereks. Lucas. Bens. Its beyond me what I must do to make them realize that Im neither object nor possession. I dont belong to any of them."

Johann Gottfried Von Herder Quotes

"Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks."

Grace Paley Quotes

"I was a fantastic student until ten, and then my mind began to wander."

Matthew 6 27 NLT Quotes

"Can all you worries add a single moment to your life? Of course not!"

Alexis Arguello Quotes

"Id take precision any day over power; as far as being tactical you know you have to see whats going on in there and also understand that for every punch that you or your opponent throws theres always a counter shot or two which you have to be ready to fire or defend."

Kim John Payne Quotes

"In the tapestry of childhood, what stands out is not the splashy, blow-out trips to Disneyland but the common threads that run throughout and repeat: the family dinners, nature walks, reading together at bedtime, Saturday morning pancakes."

Ken Baker Quotes

"The call to "take the land" ...is not a call to a new political, cultural or geographical dominance. It is Kingdom of God territory. It is the will of the Eternal God being done on earth, as it is in heaven."

Ludwig Erhard Quotes

"A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece."

Steve Taylor Quotes

"The Christian Church has put a spiritual hierarchy on jobs. Ministers and missionaries are on top, then perhaps doctors and nurses come next, and so on to the bottom, where artists appear. Artists of whatever kind have to compromise everything to entertain. Art is fluffy froth that is no good in the Kingdom of God. What nonsense."

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Quotes About Christian Pilgrimage

"Christians attempt to help remedy the perilous condition of these three sleeping pilgrims is met with indifference, indolence, and intolerance. Christian, troubled by the lack of spiritual concern in the "religious" world, does his best to bring about a change, but all his efforts are scorned and rebuffed. Lesson one for the new Christian-many a careless and indifferent traveler will not survive the pilgrimage.6." - Author: John Bunyan

Quotes About Unredeemable

"Thats terrifying," said Iko, who had acknowledged the truth of Cinders race much as shed acknowledged Thornes convict status: with loyalty and acceptance, but without changing her opinion that Lunars and convicts remained untrustworthy and unredeemable as a general rule." - Author: Marissa Meyer

Quotes About Bad Impressions

"Bad impressions are the paths that lead to ultimate depression." - Author: Constance Chuks Friday

Quotes About Griffon

"But if it so happens ... a work ... under pain of otherwise becoming shameful or false, requires fantasy ... [and that] certain limbs or elements of a figure are altered by borrowing from other species, for example transforming into a dolphin the hinder end of a griffon or a stag ... these alterations will be excellent and the substitution, however unreal it may seem, deserves to be declared a fine invention in the genre of the monstrous.When a painter introduces into this kind of work of art chimerae and other imaginary beings in order to divert and entertain the senses and also to captivate the eyes of mortals who long to see unclassified and impossible things, he shows himself more respectful of reason than if he produced the usual figures of men or of animals." - Author: Michelangelo

Quotes About Music Of The Soul

"He knew that the very memory of the piano falsified still further the perspective in which he saw the elements of music, that the field open to the musician is not a miserable stave of seven notes, but an immeasurable keyboard (still almost entirely unknown) on which, here and there only, separated by the thick darkness of its unexplored tracts, some few among the millions of keys of tenderness, of passion, of courage, of serenity, which compose it, each one differing from all the rest as one universe differs from another, have been discovered by a few great artists who do us the service, when they awaken in us the emotion corresponding to the theme they have discovered, of showing us what richness, what variety lies hidden, unknown to us, in that vast, unfathomed and forbidding night of our soul which we take to be an impenetrable void." - Author: Marcel Proust

Quotes About Firing A Gun

"Some of the men and older boys were trained in firing the cannon, but since there wasnt any gun powder to spare for actually firing any more of the things, they made do with pushing wooden cartridges into the barrel and shouting, "Bang!" They got quite good at that, and were proud at the speed with which "Bang!" could be shouted. Daphne said she hoped the enemy would be trained to say "Aargh!" - Author: Terry Pratchett

Quotes About Whispering In My Ear

"And then the man whom Sorrow named his friend,Sought once again the shore, and found a shell,And thought, I will my heavy story tellTill my own words, re-echoing, shall sendTheir sadness through a hollow, pearly heart;And my own tale again for me shall sing,And my own whispering words be comforting,And lo! my ancient burden may depart.Then he sang softly nigh the pearly rim;But the sad dweller by the sea-ways loneChanged all he sang to inarticulate moanAmong her wildering whirls, forgetting him.-from "The Sad Shepherd" - Author: W.B. Yeats

Quotes About Expectations And Disappointment In Love

"Because . . . most of us think that the point is something to do with work, or kids, or family, or whatever. But you dont have any of that. Theres nothing between you and despair, and you dont seem a very desperate person. Too stupid. Youre not stupid. So why dont you ever put your head in the oven? I dont know. Theres always a new Nirvana album to look forward to, or something happening in NYPD Blue to make you want to watch the next episode. Exactly. Thats the point? NYPD Blue? Jesus. It was worse than he thought. No, no. The point is you keep going. You want to. So all the things that make you want to are the point. I dont know if you even realize it, but on the quiet you dont think lifes too bad. You love things. Telly. Music. Food." - Author: Nick Hornby

Quotes About Race Horses

"Next day, as the Ferris wheel was being taken apart and the race horses were being loaded into vans and the entertainers were packing up their belongings and driving away in their trailers, Charlotte died. The Fair Grounds were soon deserted. The sheds and buildings were empty and forlorn. The infield was littered with bottles and trash. Nobody, of the hundreds of people that had visited the Fair, knew that a grey spider had played the most important part of all. No one was with her when she died." - Author: E.B. White

Quotes About Baik

"Walau orang gunung kami tahu menghormat, tahu bagaimana sebaiknya menerima tamu. Ia akan mengambil celana untuk menghormati kami. (Orang-orang gunung ito bodo, tapi kase hormat. Yako punya hati ingin hormat) - Bambu, Seorang Alfuru Di Wai Loa" - Author: Pramoedya Ananta Toer