[If Life Is A Punishment, One Should Wish For An End; If Life Is A Test, One Should Wish It To Be Short.]

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Lynne Reid Banks Quotes

"Oh shes alright its just that - I dont want to get mixed up with anyone in the house. I dont want to get mixed up at all with anybody anymore."

Henry James Quotes

"I take up my own pen again - the pen of all my old unforgettable efforts and sacred struggles. To myself - today - I need say no more. Large and full and high the future still opens. It is now indeed that I may do the work of my life. And I will."

Kim Holden Quotes

"Hiding and waitingFor the worst Or the end"

William Whitelaw Quotes

"Harold Wilson is going around the country stirring up apathy."

Sarah Blake Quotes

"It is the story I hoped to tell. It is the story that lies around the edges of the photograph, or at the end of the newspaper account. Its about the lies we tell others to protect them, and about the lies we tell ourselves in order not to acknowledge what we cant bear: that we are alive, for instance, and eating lunch, while bombs are falling, and refugees are crammed into camps, and the news come toward us every hour of the day. And what, in the end, do we do?"

Stevenson Alexa Quotes

"The ending shouldnt determine the meaning of anything, a story or a life. Logically, I dont think it can--didnt Heidegger say something to that effect? That the meaning of all our moments cannot be contingent upon an end-point over which we have no control? That if we are happy right now, that means something, even if we die tomorrow? Narrative integrity is overrated. I dont need to know that the story of my life has a happy ending to enjoy it. A good thing, too, because I hear all the characters die in the end."

Daniel J Bernstein Quotes

"I do engineering, not religion."

Paulo Coelhos Quotes

"...he learned the most important part of the language that all the world spoke—the language that everyone on earth was capable of understanding in their heart. It was love."

Dizzy Gillespie Quotes

"Its taken me all my life to learn what not to play."

Alina Klein Quotes

"They say that rape is the only crime in which the victim has to prove her innocence. And I want you to know, I believe in your innocence. You dont have to prove anything to me."

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"For over two billion years, through the apparent fancy of her endless differentiations and metamorphosis the Cell, as regards its basic physiological mechanisms, has remained one and the same. It is life itself, and our true and distant ancestor." - Author: Albert Claude

Quotes About Init Ng Ulo

"For quite some time now, like the foetus inside a womb, a terrible knowledge had been ripening within me and filling my soul with frightened foreboding: that the Infinite Universe is inflating at incredible speed, like some ridiculous soap bubble. I become obsessed with a misers piercing anxiety whenever I allow myself to think that the Universe may be slipping out into space, like water through cupped hands, and that, ultimately—perhaps even today, perhaps not till tomorrow or for several light years—it will dissolve for ever into emptiness, as though it were made not of solid matter but only of fleeting sound." - Author: Tadeusz Borowski

Quotes About 25

"We want to reduce the size of government in half as a percentage of GNP over the next 25 years. We want to reduce the number of people depending on government so there is more autonomy and more free citizens." - Author: Grover Norquist

Quotes About Ideologies

"From the comfort of distance, [Non resident Indians and Kashmiris] financially and emotionally support ideologies whose consequence they dont have to face. They are not just a nuisance. As a collective they are dangerous. When men capable of murder receive the affection of engineers and MBAs, it makes them potentially far more lethal." - Author: Manu Joseph

Quotes About Leather

"I can never tell what Im gonna wear. I kind of just put on whatever feels right. Sometimes thats Converse and a T-shirt, sometimes its Givenchy heels and leather pants." - Author: Willow Smith

Quotes About Healing The Soul

"Were all fallen people in a fallen world.Where does a man find healing amid so many broken places? How does he find love in the ruins and vine-wrapped shattered pieces of his own soul?Because loves springing up through the rocks." - Author: Charles Martin

Quotes About Perseverance

"We spend 8 hours a day, for 10 months a year, for nearly 17 years sending our kids to school to prepare them for life. In all of that time there is never a course in overcoming adversity, goal setting, sacrifice, perseverance, teammates, or family. I guess thats what wrestling is for." - Author: John A. Passaro

Quotes About The Privilege Of Voting

"But Mathers smile faded as he thought of what other provisions the charter contained. What would the godly say when they learned that the electorate was no longer to be limited to members of the Covenant but broadened to include propertied members of every Christian sect this side of papistry? This was a revolutionary innovation, whose consequences would be incalculable. Hitherto the limitation of the privilege of voting to the elect had been the very corner-stone of theocracy. It had been a wise and human provision designed to keep the faithful in control even when, as had long ago become the case, they were heavily outnumbered by lesser men without the Covenant. God who had not designated the majority of men to salvation surely never intended for the damned to rule. Yet now, under the new charter, it very much looked as if they might." - Author: Mathers

Quotes About Hubbly Bubbly

"The bubbly play of wit, the chesty laughs, the resonant voices of men when glass in hand they shut the grey world outside and prod their brains with the fun and folly of an accelerated pulse." - Author: Jack London

Quotes About Pied

"Viviamo nellattesa permanente di un estraneo a cui consegnarci mani e piedi. A cui saremmo capaci di sacrificare gli affetti più cari, se necessario. Anche quando siamo in malafede. Anche se sappiamo benissimo che al momento opportuno ci tireremo indietro attaccandoci alla più ignobile delle scuse. Conta però il momento in cui siamo disposti a tutto. E tutto significa, papale papale, tutto." - Author: Diego De Silva