[In Gnosticism, The Physical World Did Not Ultimately Matter - Which Meant Physical Suffering Did Not Matter Either. Seeking 'enlightenment' Meant Cultivating An Attitude Of Detachment, Even Indifference.]

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Cherie Harder Quotes

"The author indicts "our cultures rush toward efficiency, speed, quantification, and distraction" and counters with the value of "the time and attention required to find the best words and images and then hold them together in ways that illuminate. This, she diagnoses, "is now wildly countercultural. It is inefficient. Its value is not readily quantifiable. Its utility is intangible."

Anna Kavan Quotes

"Sidney was intriguing. But she made Anna feel uncomfortable. She had that bright, mocking cynicism that challenged her in some way. Sidney was irritating, almost aggressive; but also there was that curious farouche sort of nervousness about her. And her attractive, one-sided smile that you couldnt quite trust in, and which promised so much; which, perhaps, was the token of a rare inward warmth. There was nothing easy about her. She was sharp, and stinging and stimulating and would need living up to; she would keep you on your mettle."

Sarah Miller Quotes

"Olga sits on the carpet in front of her shelves with stacks of books scattered around her, struggling to pick between her old favorites. Shes all bent over, like a puppet without a hand inside it."

Roman Polanski Quotes

"Whenever I get happy, I always have a terrible feeling."

Gabbriella Conte Quotes

"Live Life Fully & Abundantly"

Amre Cortadino Quotes

"There is little required to encourage another; the adventure it inspires is your reward."

Laura Whitcomb Quotes

"It seemed as natural as two blades of grass brushing each other in the wind."

Catherine Breillat Quotes

"I am eternally, devastatingly romantic, and I thought people would see it because romantic doesnt mean sugary. Its dark and tormented — the furor of passion, the despair of an idealism that you cant attain."

Laura Davenport Quotes

"If idiots could fly, the sky would be like an airport."

Ismail Merchant Quotes

"A few words of Hindi appear here or there, but its all Urdu. I feel that if the popular culture, which is what Hindi films are, uses Urdu, its not going to diminish."

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"Three weeks after our first date, I am thoroughly enjoying spending time with Natalia. She is intelligent, friendly, classy and extremely physical. I think we have had sex on every surface in my apartment." - Author: Sadie Grubor

Quotes About Swinging

"Ive been in the studio when you go through a track and you run down a track and you know even before the singer starts singing, you know the track is swinging... you know you have a multimillion-seller hit - and what youre working on suddenly has magic." - Author: Ahmet Ertegun

Quotes About Creation Of Man

"I do battle for the creationof a human world - that ism a world of reciprocal recognition." - Author: Frantz Fanon

Quotes About Diggory

"Remember, if the time should come when you have to make a choice between what is right and what is easy, remember what happened to a boy who was good, and kind, and brave, because he strayed across the path of Lord Voldemort. Remember Cedric Diggory." - Author: J.K. Rowling

Quotes About Han Solo In Carbonite

"I go still. Stone still. Ice statue still. Han Solo in carbonite still" - Author: Steph Campbell

Quotes About Loving Our Bodies

"We can, and must, develop dialogue and relatedness with our body because its talking to us all the time. And please remember, your body loves you. It does everything it can to keep you alive and functioning. You can feed it garbage, and it will take it and digest it for you. You can deprive it of sleep, but still it gets you up and running next morning. You can drink too much alcohol, and it will eliminate it from your system. It loves you unconditionally and does its best to allow you to live the life you came here for. The real issue in this relationship is not whether your body loves you, but whether you love your body. In any relationship, if one partner is loving, faithful and supportive, its easy for the other to take that person for granted. Thats what most of us do with our bodies. It is time for you to shift this, and working to understand your cravings is one of the best places to begin. Then you can build a mutually loving relationship with your own body." - Author: Joshua Rosenthal

Quotes About Being Happy And Finding Yourself

"Mans sin is in his failure to live what he is. Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God." - Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel

Quotes About Moreno

"Tienden a ser gruesos de vientre; visten de colores brillantes (sobre todo verde y amarillo); no usan zapatos, porque en los pies tienen suelas naturales de piel y un pelo espeso y tibio de color castaño, como el que les crece en las cabezas (que es rizado); los dedos son largos, mañosos y morenos, los rostros afables, y se ríen con profundas y jugosas risas (especialmente después de cenar, lo que hacen dos veces al día, cuando pueden)." - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien

Quotes About Putra

"Bagaimana Ibu bahagia dengan seorang putri yang pada akhirnya akan meninggalkan Ibu untuk menyatu dengan keluarga suaminya?--Meskipun seorang putra akan tinggal bersamaku sampai aku meninggal dunia, aku takkan pernah dapat mengatakan kepadanya segala sesuatu yang kukatakan padamu. Aku takkan pernah bisa mengungkapkan kerapuhanku kepada seorang putra." - Author: Kim Dong Hwa

Quotes About John Bunyan

"John Bunyan in Christian Behavior, said, The whole Bible was given for this very end, that you should both believe this doctrine and live in the comfort and sweetness of it. How can we live in the sweetness and comfort of doctrines if we dont know what they are? We must learn them first, and then we can live in the joy of them. If we are only exposed to a dab of doctrine here and there, this is impossible." - Author: Nancy Wilson