[Insofar As There Is An Anxiety Of Influence For A Biographer, It May Be That Each New Book Is Undertaken In Reaction To The Previous Book.]

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"Never weather-beaten sail more willing bent to shore."

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"Peace comes to those who let others live in peace."

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha Quotes

"I have the documents. Documents, proof, evidence, photograph, signature. One day you raise your right hand and you are American. They give you an American Pass port. The United States of America. Somewhere someone has taken my identity and replaced it with their photograph. The other one. Their signature their seals. Their own image. And you learn the executive branch the legislative branch and the third. Justice. Judicial branch. It makes the difference The rest is past."

Nicola Barker Quotes

"And it was that self-same summer—June 5th, if precision is your watchword—that I first set eyes on a stringy southern hemisphere home-boy, a man-boy, a prankish puck by the name of La Roux (with very bad skin and even worse instincts), who sailed into the slow-beating heart of our half-arsed, high-strung, low-bred family, then casually capsized himself, but left us all drowning (now they dont teach you that at the Sea Scouts, do they?)."

Edward Crankshaw Quotes

"Arbitrary government operating by force, by terror, must destroy the best, the boldest dissenters in sheer self-defence; soon it finds itself destroying all who, on the one hand, do not actively assist it or, on the other, do not passively submit."

Norman Ralph Augustine Quotes

"If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice."

Janet E Morris Quotes

"Gods and politics are the tools with which the godless and unprincipled manipulate the gullible."

Vladimir Nabokov Quotes

"The fame of his likes circulates briskly but soon grows heavy and stale; and as for history it will limit his life story to the dash between two dates."

Stella Oladiran Quotes

"In the school of success, information is the greatest asset. The more you read, the more you discover, the more you discover, the more you recover and the better your life become."

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"The plight (and resistance) of children living in a wholly commercialized environment that equates "entertainment" with happiness, products with status, "things" with love, and that is terrified of the free (meaning un-commodified, unpurchaseable) imagination of the young. (Although children participate enthusiastically in the "love me so buy me" pattern, I think they are taught to think that way and that on some deep level they know what is being substituted.)- Tony Morrison -Interview - (The Big Box)" - Author: Toni Morrison

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"The two-man crew of the patrol boat does not speak English. Rachel exploits this as best she can, while still dumping life jackets in the water. "What? I dont understand what youre saying? Do you speak English?"They confirm in their native tongue that they obviously do not. Rachel must be putting on a theatrical display, because the small boat rocks while she talks. "I dont need these life jackets anymore," she says, in her thickest Italian accent. "The colors are all wrong for me. I mean, look at this orange. Ew, right?"Galen rolls his eyes. I try not to giggle."And this green? Hideous!" she continues. The men get more irate when she doesnt stop littering their domain. "Hey, what the…Dont touch me! I have a foot injury, you jerk!"Galen and I slink below the surface. "We knew that might happen," he says." - Author: Anna Banks

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"I brought a picture with me that I had at home, of a girl in a swing with a castle and pretty blue bubbles in the background, to hang in my room, but that nurse here said the girl was naked from the waist up and not appropriate. You know, Ive had that picture for fifty years and I never knew she was naked. If you ask me, I dont think the old men theyve got here can see well enough to notice that shes bare-breasted. But, this is a Methodist home, so shes in the closet with my gallstones." - Author: Fannie Flagg

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Quotes About Experiences In Love

"It is well that we remember that the trials, difficulties, and experiences of life all have purpose. There came to me on the occasion of a year in my life to be remembered when the lovely sisters of our Relief Society wrote this as a prayer in my behalf. It was entitled May You Have:"Enough happiness to keep you sweet,Enough trials to keep you strong,Enough sorrow to keep you human,Enough hope to keep you happy,Enough failure to keep you humble,Enough success to keep you eager,Enough wealth to meet your needs,Enough enthusiasm to look forward,Enough friends to give you comfort,Enough faith to banish depression,Enough determination to make each day better than yesterday."This is my prayer for the faithful Saints in every land and throughout the world as we look forward to the future with courage and with fortitude" - Author: Harold B. Lee