[In My New Freedom I Remember Thinking: If One Knows What He Wants To Do, Others Will Not Only Not Stand In The Way But Will Lend A Hand From Simple Curiosity And Amazement.]

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"How quickly I judge, and therefore diminish their humanity."

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"How many of us are there?" he demanded in a less than amused tone."Legions, surely, dont you think it must be so?""How can you joke about even this?" he asked, anger evident in his voice. A rarity that he expressed it, or any other emotion, for that matter. Of course, that didnt mean the emotions werent there, and Id experienced every one hed refused to show."Dont knock what you havent tried, Michel. Trust me when I say my regular routine of self-amusement is a much better prophylactic against insanity than your grueling regimen of nightly self-flogging."

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"Life is a helluva thing. You can see trouble coming and you cant do a damn thing to prevent it coming. You just got to sit and watch and wait."

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"Its about more than us, now, cant you see? I love you, of course I do, but some things...some things just have to be done."

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"A person who is motivated by love will make completely different choices than a person who is motivated by fear. Those choices will result in completely different actions. Those actions will result in completely different outcomes and experiences. Before they know it, they will have shifted themselves into completely different realities: one based on love and the other based on fear."

Nathan Bedford Forrest Quotes

"Get there first with the most."

Jeanne McElvaney Quotes

"So many moments of potential holiday joy got buried in the pain of our abuse. Now these days offer us a chance to give our inner child the gift of caring. Sometimes its as simple as asking, "What do you want?" Most often the answer is a small thing.Be a Santa to your wounded child and feel the healing passed forward to you."

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"If my ex-husband could move on, I could, too. I would search for my gardener, someone who would help me to grow and bloom, but who would recognize the fragility of a new flower just starting to poke out of the ground.If I was lucky, hed have a long cultivator."

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"I have a very dear friend, a great painter, called me up very upset, the work wasnt going well… He asked me to come to his studio -- which I did -- I looked around at the work, dozens of sketches, drawings, large pictures, and I was very close to his work, intensely involved with his work, and he asked me, ‘Whats wrong? And I said, ‘Simple – its a loss of nerve." - Author: Morton Feldman

Quotes About Paperwork

"She stands like shes trouble, and though her jagged haircut is trying too hard to tell me that she doesnt care what I think, the pugnacious set of her mouth tells me everything I need to know about why she got dropped out of all those schools. The hair is what tells me she needs help, all right, but her mouth tells me she doesnt need that much and she probably just needs time to work it out for herself. And I want, want, want to tell her not to sign the paperwork and to instead go out with me and live happily ever after in a tiny apartment in Baltimore because I always liked Baltimore and we could have two poodles, both shaved strangely to attract attention because I can see thats a big part of her, and pretty much eat take out spring rolls every night, because thats a big part of me." - Author: Maggie Stiefvater

Quotes About Pagan Gods

"We are here to witness. There is nothing else to do with those mute materials we do not need. Until Larry teaches his stone to talk, until God changes his mind, or until the pagan gods slip back to their hilltop groves, all we can do with the whole inhuman array is watch it." - Author: Annie Dillard

Quotes About Facing The Truth

"Upset by two nostalgias facing each other like two mirrors, he lost his marvelous sense of unreality and he ended up recommending to all of them that they leave Macondo, that they forget everything he had taught them about the world and the human heart, that they shit on Horace, and that wherever they might be they always remember that the past was a lie, that memory has no return, that every spring gone by could never be recovered, and that the wildest and most tenacious love was an ephemeral truth in the end. A" - Author: Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

Quotes About Distance And Friends

"Even that great poverty which had been and remains mine let up for a few days. I was not, as it happens, opposed to this poverty: I accepted to pay the price for not being a slave to life, to settle for the right I had assumed once and for all to not express any ideas but my own. We were not many in doing this… Poverty passed by in the distance, made lovelier and almost justified, a little like what has been called, in the case of a painter who was one of your first friends, the blue period. It seemed the almost inevitable consequence of my refusal to behave the way almost all the others did, whether on one side or another. This poverty, whether you had the time to dread it or not, imagine it was only the other side of the miraculous coin of your existence: the Night of the Sunflower would have been less radiant without it." - Author: André Breton

Quotes About Durum

"Camerlengo öfkeli bir sesle yeniden konuşmaya başlamıştı. "Komutan, kayıp kardinaller konusunda hiçbir sey yapmamaya vicdanımız elvermez!" Olivetti, Camerlengonun gözlerinin tam içine baktı."St. Francis duası signore. Hatırlıyor musunuz?" Genç rahip acılı bir sesle mısrayı okudu. "Tanrım, değiştiremediklerimi kabul etmek için bana güç ver." Olivetti, "Bana güvenin," dedi. "Bu o durumlardan biri." - Author: Dan Brown

Quotes About Mary Wollstonecraft

"Jacky, who had read and admired Mary Wollstonecraft, and despised the fashion of fluttery helplessness in women, felt, to her own annoyance, close to fainting." - Author: Tim Powers

Quotes About Idealist

"Its not only imagination, its the distortion of the vision. You suddenly think, This person is idealistic, this person is strong, this person has dreams, when you know better most of the time. You put what you want to see on people." - Author: Olivier Martinez

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"We do not create marriage from scratch. Instead, in the elegant language of the marriage ceremony, we enter into the holy estate of matrimony." - Author: Nancy Pearcey

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"crowed before Max left. "Try not to fawn all over her when you see her again. Youll ruin your heartthrob image. Hell, youll ruin our image." Max didnt give a shit" - Author: Virna DePaul