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Kristi Yamaguchi Quotes

"Dorothy Hamill was my big idol as a kid. Shed won the Olympics in 1976. She was Americas sweetheart with her personality, her talent, her haircut."

Wes Scoop Nisker Quotes

"We dont have to take our personality so personally."

Miguel Torga Quotes

"Recomeça…Se puderes,Sem angústia e sem pressa.E os passos que deres,Nesse caminho duroDo futuro,Dá-os em liberdade.Enquanto não alcancesNão descanses.De nenhum fruto queiras só metade.E, nunca saciado,Vai colhendoIlusões sucessivas no pomarE vendoAcordado,O logro da aventura.És homem, não te esqueças!Só é tua a loucuraOnde, com lucidez, te reconheças."

Hanne Blank Quotes

"[Masters and Johnson found] the so-called vaginal orgasm was actually not vaginal. When it happened at all, it was the result of friction between clitoral hood and clitoris that some women experienced when the thrusts of the penis tugged at connected flesh."

Karen S Shelton Quotes

"Each day is a new opportunity to make ourselves better. Dont wait for things to change, become the change."

Christa Allan Quotes

"You dont have a license to speed through all those (TV) channels."

Antoine Thomson DAbbadie Quotes

"Mathematics, as much as music or any other art, is one of the means by which we rise to a complete self-consciousness. The significance of mathematics resides precisely in the fact that it is an art; by informing us of the nature of our own minds it informs us of much that depends on our minds."

Adria J Cimino Quotes

"Life is mundane without the new and unexpected. I guess that has been and continues to be my downfall... Im constantly searching…"

Sara Wiseman Quotes

"...if you travel down the path of spiritual practice long enough, youll become a conscious intuitive being."

Marceline Desbordes Valmore Quotes

"Love You asked if love makes one happy. His promises yes, be it for a day. Ah, who wouldnt want to live one day for love Then die? For life does live in love. As lover full of gentleness and fear, With his fires I painted his suffering, On his portrait I shed so many tears That his image became much less charming. If smile, that unexpected gleam, Broke out sometimes amidst my tears, It was love, unarmed, it was him, And heaven with him disappears. Deprived of love, the hearts icy. Yet he burns all, and poisons all. He sure knows how to rend a soul. Ask him if he makes one happy! Youll know, whatever may occur, That love will win by force or grace; And in the slow-healing fever he made You will suffer and make others suffer. Once found, his absence is torture, And when hes back, one shakes every hour. Often its death that lives in love. And yet, love does make one happy."

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Quotes About Stalins Rule

"If I had to make a general rule for living and working with children, it might be this: be wary of saying or doing anything to a child that you would not do to another adult, whose good opinion and affection you valued." - Author: John Holt

Quotes About Expansiveness

"If I am in love, many things about the world, not just the immediate object of my love, seem lovable. To say I love X is somehow really to say X inspires love in me, and that love then attaches itself to objects other than X as well. The expansiveness of love is a natural means of ascent between levels." - Author: Robin A.H. Waterfield

Quotes About Hard Parts Of Life

"Egypt is a fertile valley of rich river soil, low-lying, warm, monotonous, a slow-flowing river, and beyond the limitless desert. Greece is a country of sparse fertility and keen, cold winters, all hills and mountains sharp cut in stone, where strong men must work hard to get their bread. And while Egypt submitted and suffered and turned her face toward death, Greece resisted and rejoiced and turned full-face to life. For somewhere among those steep stone mountains, in little sheltered valleys where the great hills were ramparts to defend, and men could have security for peace and happy living, something quite new came into the world: the joy of life found expression. Perhaps it was born there, among the shepherds pasturing their flocks where the wild flowers made a glory on the hillside; among the sailors on a sapphire sea washing enchanted islands purple in a luminous air." - Author: Edith Hamilton

Quotes About Fall Of Rome

"When Edward Gibbon was writing about the fall of the Roman Empire in the late 18th century, he could argue that transportation hadnt changed since ancient times. An imperial messenger on the Roman roads could get from Rome to London even faster in A.D. 100 than in 1750. But by 1850, and even more obviously today, all of that has changed." - Author: Walter Russell Mead

Quotes About Grizzly Bears

"Because of their DNA, most men loved a damsel in distress. Every time a man sees a pretty lass in trouble, even the boorish slob-of-a-man transforms into a chivalrous knight-in-shining-armour. This was why most women (no matter how strong, competent or resourceful) were forced to act shy, demure and helpless so that their men could feel like strong grizzly bears or ferocious mountain lions." - Author: Mallika Nawal

Quotes About Size Doesn Matter

"With you,love is a trophy that comes in different sizes, and youre always trying to get the biggest one out there. Mine wasnt the biggest, or the shiniest. For me, love is a ribbon. It doesnt matter what color or size it is, as long as I can pin it to my heart" - Author: S.L. Naeole

Quotes About Not Being More Than Friends

"The necklace was a good excuse," he murmured."For what?""I thought maybe I could go to Charleston and show up at your front door to give this back and maybe… you might let me in. Or something. I was worried that another male would court you, so Ive been trying to go as fast as I could. I mean, I figured maybe if I could read, and if I took a little better care of myself, and if I tried to stop being such a mean-ass motherfucker…" He shook his head. "But dont misunderstand. Its not like I expected you to be happy to see me. I was just… you know, hoping… coffee. Tea. Chance to talk. Or some shit. Friends, maybe. Except if you had a male, he wouldnt allow that. So, yeah, thats why Ive been hurrying."His yellow eyes lifted to hers. He was wincing, as if he were afraid of what might be showing on her face."Friends?" she said."Yeah… I mean, I wouldnt disgrace you by asking for more than that. I know that you regret… Anyway, I just couldnt let you go without… Yeah, so… friends." - Author: J.R. Ward

Quotes About Tithe

"I try to keep things as varied as possible in my career, and after playing something as fun and over the top as Maryann on True Blood, I wanted to find something antithetical to that." - Author: Michelle Forbes

Quotes About Fitness Journey

"In that I found being able to talk to my family about my feelings, praying for strength and realizing that our lives have a deep purpose and the journey of our lives is to find out what that is and express it, was the only way I could have gotten through it." - Author: Marlo Thomas

Quotes About Hallucination

"Jobs misery was not half as bad as whatever must have prompted young Elihu to discourse on wineskin wisdom and Gods meteorological conditions. Perhaps he was just a guilty hallucination of Jobs early discouragement as a weather forecaster. If only he were luckier in predicting that eclipse, he would never have relegated his talents to monetary ambition and gone on to make such an irresistible target for divine resentment." - Author: Bauvard