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William Mapother Quotes

"Ive made a number of independent films that didnt receive theatrical distribution, that a lot of people havent heard of, and as a result, Ive conditioned myself to go into small independent films with the expectation that they will not, and therefore, I have to find my reward elsewhere."

Susan Kay Quotes

"He saw the Queen and saw her for the first time with the mask of friendship removed, a figure suddenly as ruthless and terrible as ever her father had been... All their dazzling intimacy was an illusion, a mere straw in the wind, for in the last resort he was but a subject, as her mother had been."

Simmone Howell Quotes

"Im glad it was Dylan who laughed first. Once he did I felt myself unravel. I giggled and he giggled. We were the experiment. And then there came a time when we werent laughing. When we locked eyes and breathed each others breath. Ohmystars! The firmament shakes and then everything settles. In the end everything settles."

Edward Frenkel Quotes

"The interaction between math and physics is a two-way process, with each of the two subjects drawing from and inspiring the other. At different times, one of them may take the lead in developing a particular idea, only to yield to the other subject as focus shifts. But altogether, the two interact in a virtuous circle of mutual influence."

Eve Ensler Quotes

"People are sad. People are broke. People are worried about money, people are worried that theyre not enough and not amounting to anything and they dont feel good about themselves. People have rough times, and everybodys pretending its not true, and we need to break that veneer."

Jim Parsons Quotes

"To have a job you can count on as an actor is so rare, whether that means belonging to a regional theater company or being on TV."

Rudolph Valentino Quotes

"Women are not in love with me but with the picture of me on the screen. I am merely the canvas on which women paint their dreams."

Peggy Herbert Quotes

"...what happens tomorrow is the future but what happened yesterday is already part of on-going history..."

Robert Charles Wilson Quotes

"Children wear their natures like brightly-colored clothes; thats why they lie so transparently. Adulthood is the art of deceit."

Camille Pissarro Quotes

"I regard it as a waste of time to think only of selling: one forgets ones art and exaggerates ones value."

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Quotes About Vladimir Putin

"In my first meeting with Vladimir Putin in the spring of 2001, he complained that Russia was burdened by Soviet-era debt. At that point, oil ws selling for $26 per barrel. By the time I saw Putin at the APEC summit in Sydney in September 2007 oil had reached $71--on its way to $137 in the summer of 2008. He leaned back in his chair and asked how were Russias mortgage-backed securities doing." - Author: George W. Bush

Quotes About Picture Memories

"I didnt mind what she called me, what anybody called me. But this was the room I had to live in. It was all I had in the way of a home. In it was everything that was mine, that had any association for me, any past, anything that took the place of a family. Not much: a few books, pictures, radio, chessmen, old letters, stuff like that. Nothing. Such as they were, they had all my memories." - Author: Raymond Chandler

Quotes About Getting Comeuppance

"Empty knight, Harry! Morgan? Morgan? Whats wrong with your head?" Thomas shrugged."I dont think he did it."Morgan wouldnt cross the street to piss on you if you were on fire!" Thomas growled, "Hes finally getting his comeuppance. Why should you lift a finger?" - Author: Jim Butcher

Quotes About Loving Life And Being Grateful

"I will be forever grateful for your presence in my life. I am a much better human being because of you. The experience of loving you, living with you, was the greatest journey of my life thus far. You showed me an alternative to the man I was becoming.I know I still have much to learn, much to accomplish, and I know my future is bright. I owe you the confidence I now have in myself. This is the confidence that could only come from the knowledge that a woman of your caliber loved me for who I am; for what you saw in me.You are a great woman and I mean that in the strongest sense of the phrase. You feel deeply, think deeply, and live deeply. I admire so much about you. Regardless of whether our paths cross again, know that I am actively wishing you success and happiness. I pray that you will once again be part of my life. But if left with just the experience weve shared, I know my life was better because of it." - Author: Emma Forrest

Quotes About Pretending To Be A Good Person

"My power is that I can always tell when someone is unhappy, even if that person is pretending to be happy and is a really good actor. The bad thing about my power is that I always try to do something to make the sad person feel better—even if I should probably leave it alone and not do anything at all. Dad says that feeling peoples sadness is called empathy and its a superpower because of the "having to do something to help them feel better" part. A superhero has to help people in trouble. She cant just change into a regular Im-not-going-to-do-anything-to help-someone-else type of person even if she wanted to." - Author: Charise Mericle Harper

Quotes About The Manifest Destiny

"Christian faith, as I understand it, is not primarily a matter of signing on for the proposition that there exists a Supreme Being, but the kind of commitment made manifest by a human being at the end of his tether, foundering in darkness, pain, and bewilderment, who nevertheless remains faithful to the promise of a transformative love." - Author: Terry Eagleton

Quotes About Two Loves

"Who is the best marshal they have?The sheriff thought on it for a minute. He said, I would have to weigh that proposition. There is near about two hundred of them. I reckon William Waters is the best tracker. He is a half-breed Comanche and it is something to see, watching him cut for sign. The meanest one is Rooster Cogburn. He is a pitiless man, double-tough, and fear dont enter into his thinking. He loves to pull a cork. Now L.T. Quinn, he brings his prisoners in alive. He may let one get by now and then but he believes even the worst of men is entitled to a fair shake. Also the court does not pay any fees for dead men. Quinn is a good peace officer and a lay preacher to boot. He will not plant evidence or abuse a prisoner. He is straight as a string. Yes, I will say Quinn is about the best they have.I said, Where can I find this Rooster?" - Author: Charles Portis

Quotes About Strengthen

"Authority is by nothing so much strengthened and confirmed as by custom; for no man easily distrusts the things which he and all men have been always bred up to." - Author: William Temple

Quotes About Psychic Powers

"Seances occur only in darkened rooms, where the ghostly visitors can be seen dimly at best. If we turn up the lights a little, so we have a chance to see whats going on, the spirits vanish. Theyre shy, were told, and some of us believe it. In twentieth-century parapsychology laboratories, there is the ‘observer effect: those described as gifted psychics find that their powers diminish markedly whenever sceptics arrive, and disappear altogether in the presence of a conjuror as skilled as James Randi. What they need is darkness and gullibility." - Author: Carl Sagan

Quotes About 6 Months

"Again, President Reagan was sort of an amiable presence out at the ranch by the last 6 months of his presidency. He had no effect on national policy at all." - Author: Paul Begala