[I'm Generally A Very Pragmatic Person: That Which Works, Works.]

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John Talmage Mathis Quotes

"Is it really necessary to reward the CEO with several million dollars? Why isnt it logical or common sense to pay the minimum-wage employee another quarter, give a quarterly fifty-dollar bonus, or even provide a two-hundred-dollar gas gift card?"

Richard Grieco Quotes

"I wore ripped jeans and headbands before people wore that. Ive been this guy ever since."

William Bailey Quotes

"A false-statement requires deceit and distortion for someone to buy it, but a truthful-statement sells itself."

Rachel McAdams Quotes

"Ive discovered as Ive grown up that life is far more complicated than you think it is when youre a kid. It isnt just a straightforward fairytale."

Kirsty Eagar Quotes

"Kind of hard to forget a bruise exists when youre prodding at it."

Ken Russell Quotes

"Reality is a dirty word for me, I know it isnt for most people, but I am not interested. Theres too much of it about."

Henry Steele Commager Quotes

"Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive."

Bertrand De Jouvenel Quotes

"Ransack the history of revolutions, and it will be found that every fall of a regime has been presaged by a defiance which went unpunished. It is as true today as it was ten thousand years ago that a Power from which the magic virtue has gone out, falls."

Columba Bush Quotes

"My philosophy in life... is to prove myself to myself and not to others. I tried to teach my children that, that I have to respect myself, to prove to myself that I can do the best I can."

Carla Lynn Stockton Quotes

"Words are Hamlets constant companions, his weapons, and his defenses. ...And yet, words also serve as Hamlets prison. He analyzes and examines every nuance of his situation until he has exhausted every angle. They cause him to be indecisive. He dallies in his own wit, intoxicated by the mix of words he can concoct; he frustrates his own burning desire to be more like his father, the Hyperion. When he says that Claudius is "... no more like my father than I to Hercules" he recognizes his enslavement to words, his inability to thrust home his sword of truth. No mythic character is Hamlet. He is stuck, unable to avenge his fathers death because words control him."

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Quotes About Understanding

"I ache to hear her tell me she loves me, but forcing her to put words to how she feels pushes her further into the silence she seems comfortable calling home now. I tell myself to be patient and understanding, but inside theres a longing only those words will fill, and it hurts to ignore it." - Author: C.J. Redwine

Quotes About Prasad

"Heaven is no permanent abode of morons even though they may gain entry by sheer virtuosity of their deeds."Ashoka Prasad(Hegelian Lecture)" - Author: Ashoka Prasad

Quotes About Tired Of Being Strong

"I want to weep, she thought. I want to be comforted. Im so tired of being strong. I want to be foolish and frightened for once. Just for a small while, thats all....a day.....an hour." - Author: George R.R. Martin

Quotes About Intelligence Being Attractive

"This toy of voting was almost as pleasing as the conch. Jack started to protest but the clamor changed from the general wish for a chief to an election by acclaim of Ralph himself. None of the boys could have found good reason for this; what intelligence had been shown was traceable to Piggy while the most obvious leader was Jack. But there was a stillness about Ralph as he sat that marked him out: there was his size, and attractive appearance; and most obscurely, yet most powerfully, there was the conch. The being that had blown that, had sat waiting for them on the platform with the delicate thing balanced on his knees, was set apart." - Author: William Golding

Quotes About Art And Commerce

"Dont let form become more important than the substance of your heart and mind. Dont let commerce determine what you do exclusively." - Author: Avery Brooks

Quotes About Fair Representation

"He touched my little brother—I stopped his heart.It was a fair trade." - Author: Rob Thurman

Quotes About Government Control

"We are losing sight of civility in government and politics. Debate and dialogue is taking a back seat to the politics of destruction and anger and control. Dogma has replaced thoughtful discussion between people of differing views." - Author: James McGreevey

Quotes About Romance And Flowers

"Music is storming, driving, relentless, devotional, slinky, subtle, heartbreakingly-beautiful sounds that, lyrically, switch from the cynical to the sanguine, the defeated to the defiant, dealing in love, war, beauty, children, romance, rejection, Pethedine, poetry, panties, God, Auden, Johnny Cash, cold potatoes, too-much-money, not enough money, writers block, flowers, animals and more flowers. But maybe Im projecting here." - Author: Nick Cave

Quotes About Nathanial

"Nathanial can show me how to better control the change, but even so, you never have to worry about me turning into a cat again. Didnt you know, Im allergic to cats." - Author: Jeaniene Frost

Quotes About Sharpton

"I would be psyched to get a phone call from Al Sharpton. I need to find out who does his hair. Its beautiful. Its a gorgeous mane." - Author: Nick Kroll