[I'm Not A Big Scatology Fan, Unlike My Sons, Who Can Amuse Themselves For An Entire Afternoon By Repeating The Phrase 'crocodile Fart.' So I'll Spare You From An Overabundance Of Detail In This Chapter. This Chapter Will Be Somewhat Soft Focus, Like The TV Camera In A Barbra Streisand Interview.]

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"We have no reliable guarantee that the afterlife will be any less exasperating than this one, have we?"

Richard Morris Hunt Quotes

"Your goal is to achieve the best results by following their wishes. If they want you to build a house upside down standing on its chimney, its up to you to do it."

James Wolfe Quotes

"A few regular troops from old France, weakened by hunger and sickness, who, when fresh, were unable to withstand the British soldiers, are their generals chief dependence."

Stephen Jay Gould Quotes

"I would not choose to live in any age but my own; advances in medicine alone, and the consequent survival of children with access to these benefits, should preclude any temptation to trade for the past. But we cannot understand history if we saddle the past with pejorative categories based on our bad habits for dividing continua into compartments of increasing worth towards the present. These errors apply to the vast paleontological history of life, as much as to the temporally trivial chronicle of human beings. I cringe every time I read that this failed business, or that defeated team, has become a dinosaur is succumbing to progress. Dinosaur should be a term of praise, not opprobrium. Dinosaurs reigned for more than 100 million years and died through no fault of their own; Homo sapiens is nowhere near a million years old, and has limited prospects, entirely self-imposed, for extended geological longevity."

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"Nothing good will come out with lying."

Terence McKenna Quotes

"Human history is a Gaian dream."

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"I could spend a thousand years trying to block that moment from my memory, and it would still be burned into my mind."

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"Little Sparta is a garden in the traditional sense. It is perhaps not like other modern gardens, but I think that other times would have had no difficulty with it."

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"I was angry with you. (Callie)For what? (Sin)Sleeping on the floor again. What is it with you and the floor? Most women have to fear their husbands are in the bed of another. Me, tis the hearth I envy. (Callie)" - Author: Kinley MacGregor

Quotes About Survivors Of Cancer

"Initially, after Davids diagnosis, I would cringe when I readbooks or articles by cancer survivors who stated that cancer hadbeen a gift in their lives. How could all that David endured beviewed as a gift? The invasive surgery, the weeks of chemotherapyand radiation: a gift?Yet, after the cancer, David would often reach for my hand andsay, "If it is cancer that is responsible for our new relationship, thenit was all worth it." And Id reluctantly agree that cancer had been agift in our lives. Wed both seen the other alternative: patients andsurvivors who had become bitter and angry, and neither one of uswanted to become that." - Author: Mary Potter Kenyon

Quotes About Said And Done

"Hey, Mikey? You get her hurt and Ill end you.""You let anything happen to Eve and Ill do the same," Michael said. Hed just finished kissing Eve, too. "While youre at it, dont get yourself killed, either, bro.""Ditto. And dont kiss me."Claire cocked her head at him, exasperated. "Seriously, Shane? Ditto? Thats the best you can do?"Shane and Michael exchanged identical looks and shrugs. Guys."Let me show you idiots how its done," Eve said, and hugged Claire fiercely. She kissed her on the cheek. "I love you, CB. Please take care of yourself, okay?""I love you, too," Claire said, and suddenly her throat felt tight and her eyes burned with tears. "I really do."Shane and Michael watched them with identical expressions of blank bemusement, and finally Shane said, "So basically, its what I said. Ditto." - Author: Rachel Caine

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"We all have the ability to heal ourselves; I know, I have done so...In the morning, know that you are Loved, You Are Love and You Love" - Author: Lisa Bellini

Quotes About Husbands And Sons

"The truth now.He was disappointed in human beings.He had seen too many betrayals,too many pitiful weaknesses,too much greed for money and fame.The falseness between lovers,husbands and wifes,fathers,sons,mothers,daughters" - Author: Mario Puzo

Quotes About Fallacies

"Chana knows, I wondered sometimes how I raised that child without strangling her. By age six, [Jasnah] was pointing out my logical fallacies as I tried to get her to go to bed on time." - Author: Brandon Sanderson

Quotes About Anabaptism

"Jan van Leyden announced that a new world order [anabaptism] had been revealed to him and promptly began to implement it. Money was abolished; polygamy was legalized; marriage was made compulsory for women. Those who dissented faced execution." - Author: Alister E. McGrath

Quotes About Happiness And Enjoying Life

"Christian Hedonism is a philosophy of life built on the following five convictions: The longing to be happy is a universal human experience, and it is good, not sinful. We should never try to deny or resist our longing to be happy, as though it were a bad impulse. Instead, we should seek to intensify this longing and nourish it with whatever will provide the deepest and most enduring satisfaction. The deepest and most enduring happiness is found only in God. Not from God, but in God. The happiness we find in God reaches its consummation when it is shared with others in the manifold ways of love. To the extent that we try to abandon the pursuit of our own pleasure, we fail to honor God and love people. Or, to put it positively: The pursuit of pleasure is a necessary part of all worship and virtue. That is: The chief end of man is to glorify God by enjoying Him forever." - Author: John Piper

Quotes About Tuchman

"Disaster is rarely as pervasive as it seems from recorded accounts. The fact of being on the record makes it appear continuous and ubiquitous whereas it is more likely to have been sporadic both in time and place. Besides, persistence of the normal is usually greater than the effect of the disturbance, as we know from our own times. After absorbing the news of today, one expects to face a world consisting entirely of strikes, crimes, power failures, broken water mains, stalled trains, school shutdowns, muggers, drug addicts, neo-Nazis, and rapists. The fact is that one can come home in the evening--on a lucky day--without having encountered more than one or two of these phenomena. This has led me to formulate Tuchmans Law, as follows: "The fact of being reported multiplies the apparent extent of any deplorable development by five- to tenfold" (or any figure the reader would care to supply)." - Author: Barbara W. Tuchman

Quotes About Wedding Planners

"I went looking for dresses and realized there was a niche I could fill in the wedding dress market." - Author: Monique Lhuillier