[In Trying To Avoid One Sin I've Committed Another.]

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Lynn Lavner Quotes

"The Bible contains six admonishments to homosexuals and 362 admonishments to heterosexuals. That doesnt mean that God doesnt love heterosexuals. Its just that they need more supervision."

JM Barrie Quotes

"Would you like an adventure now," he said casually to John, "or would you like to have your tea first?"

Jennifer Loren Quotes

"...did you have parents or did the devil just create you from some spare parts?"

Sheena Iyengar Quotes

"Balancing hopes, desires and an appreciating of the possibilities with a clear-eyed assessment of the limitations: that is the art of choosing."

Spike Milligan Quotes

"Its all in the mind, you know."

Anne Sebba Quotes

"You see a gorgeous woman on your screens in a flak jacket, and its almost like entertainment."

Ralph Fiennes Quotes

"Going to the movies was a big event in my youth. My father would be the initiator - hed have me put on a jacket to see a film."

Timothy Brook Quotes

"Orozcos despair was not just in finding himself poor, but in discovering that effort, honest intentions, and gentlemanly status had nothing to do with sucess in a commercial economy."

Robert C Shannon Quotes

"Never pity missionaries; envy them. They are where the real action is -- where life and death, sin and grace, Heaven and Hell converge."

Peter Jennings Quotes

"Al Gore has dedicated his life to detail. George W. Bush has not. Hes the first to admit it."

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Quotes About Perfection

"I know how mirrors work. Theyre all in league with the cosmetics trade. They tell a woman lies. Drawing her gaze from one imagined flaw to another, until all she sees is a constellation of imperfections. If you could get outside yourself, borrow my eyes for just an instant... There is only beauty." - Author: Tessa Dare

Quotes About Biological Warfare

"Never mind gas masks and fallout shelters in the event of biological warfare. Many New Yorkers move from place to place equipped with the essentials of vermin assault weaponry: mouse traps, roach spray, and sticky tapes. In some neighborhoods, its a must." - Author: Isabel Lopez

Quotes About Convo

"Ah, much deluded! lay asideThy threats, and anger misapplied!Art not afraid with sounds like theseTo offend, where thou canst not appease?Death is not (wherefore dreamst thou thus?)The son of night and Erebus:Not was of fell Erynnis bornOn gulfs where Chaos rules forlorn.But sent from God, his presence leaves,To gather home his ripend sheaves,To call encumberd souls awayFrom fleshly bonds to boundless day,(As when the winged hours excited,And summon forth the morning light)And each to convoy to her placeBefore the Eternal Fathers face." - Author: John Milton

Quotes About Shattered Trust

"For over two weeks, the defenders of Wake Island held off a vastly superior force of Japanese ships and troops, inspiring the whole nation with their plucky spirit and sacrifice. Unfortunately, Navy leaders at Pearl Harbor, struggling to protect what was left of the shattered Pacific Fleet, canceled a relief mission, allowing the island and its defenders to fall without support. Wake damaged the long-standing trust between the Corps and the Navy, a memory that still rankles Marines and shames sailors." - Author: Tom Clancy

Quotes About Power Lord Of The Flies

"The demon had trouble remembering what she was doing, but she was powerful, sort of the crazy Wendy of the lost lord-of-the-flies boys." - Author: Kim Harrison

Quotes About Cold Treatment

"Now with her eyes closed and fist clenched at her side. She was as off balanced as he was. Lilith took a deep breath and opened her eyes. She looked at Ian and did what took every ounce of will power she had; she walked away and out the doors. Ian watched as Lilith left the study and was shocked. He wanted her and she walked away from him. Then anger stormed his emotions and now he was royally pissed off. He was getting fucking tired of the cold and hot treatment she was giving him. Why the hell was she running?" - Author: Shadowstorm Norwicca

Quotes About Scorpio Love

"The broken pink pillars, in the half-light, might have been waiting to fall down on him: the pool, covered with green scum, its steps torn away and hanging by one rotting clamp, to close over his head. The shattered evil-smelling chapel, overgrown with weeds, the crumbling walls, splashed with urine, on which scorpions lurked - wrecked entablature, sad archivolt, slippery stones covered with excreta - this place, where love had once brooded, seemed part of a nightmare." - Author: Malcolm Lowry

Quotes About Fixed Love

"My letters! all dead paper, mute and white!And yet they seem alive and quiveringAgainst my tremulous hands which loose the stringAnd let them drop down on my knee to-night.This said, -- he wished to have me in his sightOnce, as a friend: this fixed a day in springTo come and touch my hand ... a simple thing,Yet I wept for it! -- this, ... the papers light ...Said, Dear I love thee; and I sank and quailedAs if Gods future thundered on my past.This said, I am thine -- and so its ink has paledWith lying at my heart that beat too fast.And this ... O Love, thy words have ill availedIf, what this said, I dared repeat at last!" - Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Quotes About Domesticated Animals

"Although native Africans domesticated some plants in the Sahel and in Ethiopia and in tropical West Africa, they acquired valuable domestic animals only later, from the north." - Author: Jared Diamond

Quotes About Brain Death

"It is certainly safe, in view of the movement to the right of intellectuals and political thinkers, to pronounce the brain death of socialism." - Author: Norman Tebbit