[It Comes Back To The Old Question: How Can The Bible Be So Wise In Some Places And So Barbaric In Others? And Why Should We Put Any Faith In A Book That Includes Such Brutality?]

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"The ministry of prayer, if it be anything worthy of the name, is a ministry of ardor, a ministry of unwearied and intense longing after God and after his holiness."

Margaret Sackville Quotes

"Laughter is ever young, whereas tragedy, except the very highest of all, quickly becomes haggard."

Ledisi Quotes

"When my time ends, I want people to say, Man her music made me smile; it just enlightened my life; it inspired me; it made me feel good every time."

Juliet Landau Quotes

"Ive been really fortunate in the fact that Ive gotten a chance to do a real wide range of all different kinds of characters."

Lauren Slater Quotes

"I record my life, sifting and trying to separate what is real from what Ive dreamed. I have decided not to tell you what is fact versus what is unfact primarily because (a) I am giving you a portrait of the essence of me, and (b) because, living where I do, living in the chasm that cuts through thought, it is lonely… come with me, reader. I am toying with you, yes, but for a real reason. I am asking you to enter the confusion with me, to give up the ground with me, because sometimes that frightening floaty place is really the truest of all. Kierkegaard says, ‘The greatest lie of all is the feeling of firmness beneath our feet. We are most honest when we are lost. Enter that lostness with me. Live in the place I am, where the view is murky, where the connecting bridges and orienting maps have been surgically stripped away."

Patricia Strefling Quotes

"She made a choice that day never to disregard the fact that people need to do things sometimes that others may not understand—and that did not give her reason to judge them"

Kayla Williams Quotes

"What would my first sergeant do if he came across me and another girl getting it on? Hed want pictures. Hed want to join in. Hed want me and this other girl to double-team him right then and there. On the other hand, since most heterosexual men are homophobic and sexist, most straight guys figure gay men will treat them the way they themselves treat women- that is, like sex objects. And this freaks them the fuck out."

Camy Tang Quotes

"Aiden already knew he should say his last prayers now. Lex was going to kill him. Slowly.***She was going to kill him. Slowly. Lex sat on the sidelines watching the last game of the night. She hated sitting out, but she had to take her turn."

LeighAnn Kopans Quotes

"But no guy was worth being a girl guys cheated with."

Lucy Deakins Quotes

"For me, it was a choice between band and drama - and I hated the band teacher."

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"Im going to get changed," I said."Need help?""Wow. Youre so chivalrous, Daemon."His smile widened, flashing deep dimples. "Well, the experiencewould be mutually beneficial. I promise." - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout

Quotes About Inspirational Learnings

"Do What You Gotta Do is a positive, inspirational song that says no matter what it is; whether youre up against challenges or trying to get your dreams and aspirations met, you should do what whatever you have to do shy of killing yourself or someone else." - Author: Angie Stone

Quotes About Toblerone

"Kate heard from Nick two weeks after the events in Hawesville. He invited her to a mansion on Broad Beach in Malibu. The place belonged to an actor who was shooting an eight-hour gothic miniseries in Bulgaria. Nick was an actor friend from England who was housesitting. At least thats what he told the neighbors.Kate wore her favorite date-night outfit of jeans, Glock, and navy FBI windbreaker. Nick had Tolberones and caviar set out."If I didnt know better Id think you were trying to seduce me," Kate said, eyeing the Toblerones."You could be right," Nick said." - Author: Janet Evanovich

Quotes About Having Fun In Marriage

"I wont remain in a marriage where you refuse to trust me, to take some chances for my sake.Abigail Mercer" - Author: Sabrina Jeffries

Quotes About Frost And Snow

"The time of minor poets is coming. Good-by Whitman, Dickinson, Frost. Welcome you whose fame will never reach beyond your closest family, and perhaps one or two good friends gathered after dinner over a jug of fierce red wine… While the children are falling asleep and complaining about the noise youre making as you rummage through the closets for your old poems, afraid your wife mightve thrown them out with last springs cleaning. Its snowing, says someone who has peeked into the dark night, and then he, too, turns toward you as you prepare yourself to read, in a manner somewhat theatrical and with a face turning red, the long rambling love poem whose final stanza (unknown to you) is hopelessly missing." - Author: Charles Simic

Quotes About Aile

"What then is to become of man? Will he be the equal of god or the beasts? What a terrifying distance! What then shall he be? Who cannot see from all this that man is lost, that he has fallen from his place, that he anxiously seeks it, and cannot find it again? And who then is to direct him there? The greatest men have failed." - Author: Blaise Pascal

Quotes About Bad Choices Made

"Choosing a path meant having to miss out on others. She had a whole life to live, and she was always thinking that, in the future, she might regret the choices she made now. "Im afraid of committing myself," she thought to herself. She wanted to follow all possible paths and so ended up following none. Even in that most important area of her life, love, she had failed to commit herself. After her first romantic disappointment, she had never again given herself entirely. She feared pan, loss, and separation. These things were inevitable on the path to love, and the only way of avoiding them was by deciding not to take that path at all. In order not to suffer, you had to renounce love. It was like putting out your own eyes not to see the bad things in life." - Author: Paulo Coelho

Quotes About Being Happy Where You Live

"Em, weve known each other five or six years now, but two years properly, as, you know, friends, which isnt that long but I think I know a bit about you and I think I know what your problem is. Here it is. I think youre scared of being happy, Emma. I think you think that the natural way of things is for your life to be grim and grey and dour and to hate your job, hate where you live, not to have success or money or God forbid a boyfriend. In fact, I think Ill go further and say that I think you actually get a kick out of being disappointed and under-achieving, because its easier, isnt it? Failure and unhappiness is easier because you can make a joke out of it." - Author: David Nicholls

Quotes About Rising Up From Failure

"There were no lions any more. There had been lions once. Sometimes in the shimmer of the heat on the plains the motion of their running still flickered on the dry wind — tawny, great, and quickly gone. Sometimes the honey-colored moon shivered to the silence of a ghost-roar on the rising air." - Author: Russell Hoban

Quotes About Rocks And Life

"I can just close my eyes and let myself fall into oblivion. Maybe Ill hit the exact same rocks and my blood will mingle with his and maybe theres some kind of life after death and hes waiting for me there with his hand outstretched just like mine.But...I dont want to die.I try to twist my body backwards and pain shoots up my neck.Its too late.I chose life too late." - Author: Cat Clarke