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"Through the centuries, men of law have been persistently concerned with the resolution of disputes in ways that enable society to achieve its goals with a minimum of force and maximum of reason."

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"You cant do what you want to, so just do what you have to."

Georg Henrik Von Wright Quotes

"Society is becoming less and less transparent. People no longer know where decisions that substantially affect their lives are taken, nor by whom, nor how."

Pierre Dukan Quotes

"If you love a man, immediately you will reduce your intake of food - its automatic."

Robert Hughes Quotes

"Essentially, perspective is a form of abstraction. It simplifies the relationship between eye, brain and object. It is an ideal view, imagined as being seen by a one-eyed, motionless person who is clearly detached from what he sees. It makes a God of the spectator, who becomes the person on whom the whole world converges, the Unmoved Onlooker."

Golda Poretsky Quotes

"Do something every day that is loving toward your body and gives you the opportunity to enjoy the sensations of your body."

Virginia Nicholson Quotes

"My environment reflects the life Ive led, the places Ive visited and the people Ive loved."

Vikram Rohit Shetty Quotes

"I remember a time when I was younger, when if you had to see an actor, you had to go to the theatre and watch a film."

Celine Kiernan Quotes

"(CBI lecture, Dublin, 2008. Speaking on the challenges presented by The Moorehawke Trilogy to the YA reader)You cant choose any of these characters and say, Yes! Im completely on your side. You are the good guy! You are the one I agree with. Because at some stage along the way every single one of these characters will let you down. They may not want to. They may have no choice. But they will let you down."

Alexandra Heminsley Quotes

"Lacing up and leaving the house is the hardest moment of any run. You never regret it once you are en route."

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Quotes About Began

"There is no neatness in any life- great or small. It is only an illusion men foolishly pursue. All lived lives are a mess.The neatness in my life had begun to crumble some time before, but now it disintegrated completely as I vanished into a world of endlessly opening doors, teasing riddles and lives without boundaries.For the first time I began to understand how shallow neatness is. How cramping, how limiting.For the first time I understood neat lives are comatose lives. (the Alchemy of Desire 304)" - Author: Tarun J. Tejpal

Quotes About Tese

"Turtle is putting seaweed all over me. It is the big turtle. She is so big that she can regurgitateseaweed over me. It comes out of her mouth likecoming from a spoud of a fountain, which is actually a very nice feeling. It is not sticky at all. It is justa very nice clean feeling and it is a wonderful ocean smellabout it." - Author: Sandra Harner

Quotes About Aristeia

"Life is Not a perpetual climb towards Greatness.For our family, ourselves, and friends,It is but sad Decay, so,Let every girl die after her Hebé (Ἥβη).And every man after his Aristeia(ἀριστεία)." - Author: Roman Payne

Quotes About Edmund In King Lear

"Many historians regard him [Offa] as the most powerful Anglo-Saxon king before Alfred the Great. In the 780s he extended his power over most of Southern England. One of the most remarkable extantfrom King Offas reign is a gold coin that is kept in the British Museum. On one side, it carries the inscription Offa Rex (Offa the King). But, turn it over and you are in for a surprise, for in badly copied Arabic are the words La Illaha Illa Allah (There is no god but Allah alone). This coin is a copy of an Abbasid dinarfrom the reign of Al-Mansur, dating to 773, and was most probably used by Anglo-Saxon traders. It would have been known even in Anglo-Saxon England that Islamic gold dinars were the most important coinage in the world at that time and Offas coin looked enough like the original that it would have been readily accepted abroad." - Author: Jim Al Khalili

Quotes About Being Collected

"Every day we see allurements of one kind or another that tell us what we have is not enough. Someone or something is forever telling us we need to be more handsome or more wealthy, more applauded or more admired than we see ourselves as being. We are told we havent collected enough possessions or gone to enough fun places. We are bombarded with the message that on the worlds scale of things we have been weighed in the balance and found wanting. Some days it is if we have been locked in a cubicle of a great and spacious building where the only thing on the TV is a never-ending soap opera entitled Vain Imaginations. But God does not work this way." - Author: Jeffrey R. Holland

Quotes About Solitude And Strength

"...but he felt the relief of being alone as well...the forgotten solitude which measures and verifies the strength of an affair, and which, being temporary, is a kind of pleasure." - Author: Alan Hollinghurst

Quotes About Scoliosis Surgery

"My phone started to vibrate and I flipped it open. Yes, Im the only person that doesnt have an iPhone.The phone talked to me. "Jackson, hows it going?""Hi, Echo. Veeva Stackpooles here."Silence. "What does she want?""Well, at first she wanted me to run away with her and get a lot of plastic surgery - ""Oooo, can I come too?" she said. I love Echo so much."Hey, Veeva, Echo wants to come. Is that okay?"Veeva sneered and said, "Asshole...""Echo it doesnt look like were going to go now. Veeva doesnt want to." - Author: Dan Ahearn

Quotes About Womanly

"Alexandra practically took Stevens head off once because he borrowed one of my Playboys. Yet every summer, theres The Bitch laying out on the beach with her Fabio-covered soft porn.Yeah, I said, "porn." Thats what it is.And its not even good porn: "He moved his trunk-like manhood toward the weeping petals of her womanly center." - Author: Emma Chase

Quotes About Barely Holding On

"Julie crossed her arms. "Im serious. Flat Finn cant possibly go to school with her, right?""He already went to Brandeis so, no, he doesnt need to repeat seventh grade. Although they did make him take a bunch of tests in order to qualify out. He barely passed the oral exams, though, because the instructors found him withholding and tight-lipped. Its a terribly biased system, but at least he passed and wont have to suffer through the schools annual reenactment of the first Thanksgiving. He has a pilgrim phobia.""Funny. Really, whats the deal with Flat Finn?""After an unfortunate incident involving Wile E. Coyote and an anvil, Three Dimensional Finn had to change his name." - Author: Jessica Park

Quotes About Deepest Fear

"Life is the greatest of all mysteries, and though I seek to solve its many riddles, my deepest fear is that I will succeed." - Author: Brian Rathbone