[In Deuteronomy 5:9 The Bible Says "I The Lord Your God Am A Jealous God, Visiting The Iniquity Of The Fathers Upon The Children To The Third And The Fourth Generation Of Those Who Hate Me." I Used To Find This An Appallling Sentence...But I've Come To Appreciate It. The Trick Is, You Have To See The Passage As A Warning That Your Moral Failings Will Affect Your Kids' Ability To Make The Right Choices. If You Beat Your Son, He'll Be More Likely To Beat His Son. If You Get Angry At Cantaloupe-related Mishaps, Your Son Will Too. What Better Deterrent Could There Be To Bad Behavior?]

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Lissa Bryan Quotes

"Courage isnt the absence of fear; its forging ahead despite that fear."

Brian Ruckley Quotes

"When a man may whisper in a close ear, and that whisper be repeated far away and many moons later, then he has power. When a many may speak against another, and that other be brought to ruin and rue by nothing more than those words, then he has power. And if a man can act without the appearance of action, and bring about great change without the appearance of desiring it, then he has power."

Gina Gordon Quotes

"Penn is the brains behind this event. On behalf of my brothers, and all of the kids in the program, Id like to say thank you." Neil winked. "It seems that the four of us just cant function without a strong, focused woman telling us what to do."

BHARAT SHARMA Quotes

"Using what you know is Intelligence but Using what others dont know is smartness..."

Jake Pavelka Quotes

"Dancing is part of me now! The Latin dances are where my passions are."

Hugh Nibley Quotes

"Doctors and trainers often see perfectly developed bodies, but nobody can even begin to imagine what a perfect *mind* would be like; that is where the whole range of progress and growth must take place."

Charles Robert Maturin Quotes

"The next moment I was chained to my chair again,--the fires were lit, the bells rang out, the litanies were sung;--my feet were scorched to a cinder,--my muscles cracked, my blood and marrow hissed, my flesh consumed like shrinking leather,--the bones of my legs hung two black withering and moveless sticks in the ascending blaze;--it ascended, caught my hair,--I was crowned with fire,--my head was a ball of molten metal, my eyes flashed and melted in their sockets;--I opened my mouth, it drank fire,--I closed it, the fire was within,...and we burned, and burned! I was a cinder body and soul in my dream."

David Weber Quotes

"We will maintain heading until hes committed, then I want a hardskew-turn to starboard. As hard as you can make it, Chief. I want our starboard broadside on him as he passes below us, and then I want to cut down across his stern and stick it right up his kilt. Clear? (Honor Harrington)"

James De La Vega Quotes

"Become your dream."

Mary Butts Quotes

"All night the earth and the heavens followed their usual arrangements. Stars passed: an immense tide hung over them. A silent sea raced back with the sun, its wave turn-over small, delicate and comfortless. The most glorious of all stars hung above the suns threshold and went out. An hour later the sun governed the earth again, mist-chasing, flower-opening, bird-rousing, ghost-driving, spirit-shepherding back out the various gates of sleep."

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Quotes About Cultivating

"The methods of increasing the degree of truth in our beliefs are well known; they consist in hearing all sides, trying to ascertain all the relevant facts, controlling our own bias by discussion with people who have the opposite bias, and cultivating a readiness to discard any hypothesis which has proved inadequate." - Author: Bertrand Russell

Quotes About Defile

"To lose ones life is but to lose the present; and, clearly, to lose a defiled, worthless present is not to lose much." - Author: Eric Hoffer

Quotes About Truly Living

"I won, goddammit. I beat Kollberg. I beat you. I got everything I goddamn wanted: fame, wealth, power. Shit, I even got the girl.""The problem with happy endings," TanelKoth said,"is that nothing is ever truly over.""Fuck that," Hari said."I am living happily ever goddamn after. I am." - Author: Matthew Woodring Stover

Quotes About Energy And Love

"[Words] cling to the very core of our memories and lie there in silence until a new desire reawakens them and recharges them with loving energy. That is one of the qualities of love that moves me most, their capacity for transmitting love. Like water, words are a wonderful conductor of energy. And the most powerful, transforming energy is the energy of love." - Author: Laura Esquivel

Quotes About Rivaly

"The mania for giving the Government power to meddle with the private affairs of cities or citizens is likely to cause endless trouble, through the rivaly of schools and creeds that are anxious to obtain official recognition, and there is great danger that our people will lose our independence of thought and action which is the cause of much of our greatness, and sink into the helplessness of the Frenchman or German who expects his government to feed him when hungry, clothe him when naked, to prescribe when his child may be born and when he may die, and, in fine, to regulate every act of humanity from the cradle to the tomb, including the manner in which he may seek future admission to paradise." - Author: Mark Twain

Quotes About Meat Consumption

"Sabine used to maintain that preparation for a dance is comparable to what goes on in the back room of a butchers shop: the meat for consumption is sliced and dressed and put in nice little paper packages, ready for the kitchen." - Author: A.P.

Quotes About Ambitions And Dreams

"Amory, sorry for them, was still not sorry for himself - art, politics, religion, whatever his medium should be, he knew he was safe now, free from all hysteria - he could accept what was acceptable, roam, grow, rebel, sleep deep through many nights...There was no God in his heart, he knew; his ideas were still in riot; there was ever the pain of memory; the regret for his lost youth - yet the waters of disillusion had left a deposit on his soul, responsibility and a love of life, the faint stirring of old ambitions and unrealized dreams...And he could not tell why the struggle was worth while, why he had determined to use to the utmost himself and his heritage from the personalities he had passed...He stretched out his arms to the crystalline, radiant sky."I know myself," he cried, "but that is all." - Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Quotes About Surprise Baby

"The drab brown front of the house made it look as if it had been built from rusty spare parts. Someone always put lace curtains in the windows of dreary houses, and Nick was unsurprised to see the curtains making their attempts in every window of this place. There was a china garden gnome on the doorstep, wearing a desperate, crazy smile."Its not so bad," Alan said."You never take me nice places anymore, baby." said Nick, and was mildly gratified by Alans ring of laughter, like a living bell that had been caught by surprise when it was struck." - Author: Sarah Rees Brennan

Quotes About Looking Up To Someone

"I was sitting behind the book counter reading through a magazine someone had left behind and Tex was sitting in the middle of one of the couches, looking wild-eyed and frightening."This is boring," Tex said.I looked up from the extraordinary tale of the courage of a young man faced with a rare form of cancer and then looked back down without answering.What could I say? It was boring."Do something," Tex demanded.I looked up again."What do you want me to do?""I dont know, something. Isnt it on someones schedule today to kidnap you and hold you hostage?"Oh, dear Lord."All the bad guys are either dead or behind bars," I told him."Bummer."rock chick 1" - Author: Kristen Ashely

Quotes About Jencks

"In an essay titled A View From the Front Line, Jencks described her experience with cancer as like being woken up midflight on a jumbo jet and then thrown out with a parachute into a foreign landscape without a map:"There you are, the future patient, quietly progressing with other passengers toward a distant destination when, astonishingly (Why me?) a large hole opens in the floor next to you. People in white coats appear, help you into a parachute and — no time to think — out you go."You descend. You hit the ground....But where is the enemy? What is the enemy? What is it up to?...No road. No compass. No map. No training. Is there something you should know and dont?"The white coats are far, far away, strapping others into their parachutes. Occasionally they wave but, even if you ask them, they dont know the answers. They are up there in the Jumbo, involved with parachutes, not map-making." - Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee