[It Is Difficult At Times To Repress The Thought That History Is About As Instructive As An Abattoir; That Tacitus Was Right And That Peace Is Merely The Desolation Left Behind After The Decisive Operations Of Merciless Power.]

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Bertold Brecht Quotes

"First of all, they came to take the gypsiesand I was happy because they pilfered.Then they came to take the Jews and I said nothing, because they were unpleasant to me.Then they came to take homosexuals,and I was relieved, because they were annoying me.Then they came to take the Communists,and I said nothing because I was not a Communist.One day they came to take me,and there was nobody left to protest.Bertold Brecht, inspired by Emil Gustav Friedrich Martin Niemöller"

Johanna Moran Quotes

"Go for it, Jeanne. Just dig right in."

Carolyn Davidson Quotes

"Reading words puts them in your mind. You never forget. Even when you dont get a chance to dwell on the music, you can hear it in your head."

Of Monsters And Men Quotes

"After every sunny day, comes a stormy night"

Jason Donohue Quotes

"I see humans but no humanity."

Trevor Lease Quotes

"If two people who love eachother are soul mates, then there will always be a empty hole in my soul waiting for you.."

John Templeton Quotes

"I believe all religions are becoming obsolete, clinging to ancient concepts."

Thomas Peterffy Quotes

"I had an extremely boring time doing 20 to 30 trades a day while everyone was talking about baseball or basketball. So I stood there fantasizing about a device that could do the same thing I was doing."

Gillian Flynn Quotes

"My husband is the most loyal man on the planet until hes not."

Frank Perdue Quotes

"Baseball was a dream I gathered more splinters than hits."

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Quotes About Israelis

"Hamas murders not only Israelis, but also Palestinians whose political stance is different from that which its group promotes; that is, its radical religious outlook in which Islam is the solution to the worlds problems." - Author: Mosab Hassan Yousef

Quotes About Mostrar

"Y no había palabras, porque no había pensamiento posible para esa fuerza capaz de convertir jirones de recuerdo, imágenes aisladas y anodinas, en un repentino bloque vertiginoso, en una viviente constelación aniquilada en el acto mismo de mostrarse, una contradicción que parecía ofrecer y negar a la vez lo que Juan, bebiendo la segunda copa de Sylvaner, contaría más tarde a Calac, a Tell, a Hélène, cuando los encontrara en la mesa del Cluny, y que ahora le hubiera sido necesario poseer de alguna manera como si la tentativa de fijar ese recuerdo no mostrara ya que era inútil, que estaba echando paladas de sombra contra la oscuridad." - Author: Julio Cortázar

Quotes About Greener Pastures

"If this were so; if the desert were home; if our instincts were forged in the desert; to survive the rigours of the desert - then it is easier to understand why greener pastures pall on us; why possessions exhaust us, and why Pascals imaginary man found his comfortable lodgings a prison." - Author: Bruce Chatwin

Quotes About Gerard

"Story, as I understood it by reading Faulkner, Hardy, Cather, and Hemingway, was a powerful and clarifying human invention. The language alone, as I discovered it in Gerard Manley Hopkins and Faulkner, was exquisitely beautiful, also weirdly and mysteriously evocative." - Author: Barry Lopez

Quotes About Fairfax

"Robina Fairfaxs mouth opened in a smile which revealed teeth that could only have been her own, so variously coloured and oddly shaped were they." - Author: Barbara Pym

Quotes About Summers Past

"The morning heat had already soaked through the walls, rising up from the floor like a ghost of summers past." - Author: Erik Tomblin

Quotes About Warm Beds

"Not satisfied with what hes got? Is that it? Thats husbands all over. Ungrateful pigs. You do everything for them, you bring up their kids, you cook their food, you wash their clothes, you warm their beds, you fuss over your face day after day so theyll fancy you, you wear yourself out to keep them happy and at the end of it all, what happens? They find someone else they fancy more. Someone young some man hasnt had the chance to wear out yet. Marriage is a con trick. A girl should marry a rich man, then at least shed have a fur coat to keep her warm in her old age." - Author: Fay Weldon

Quotes About The Brain And Music

"His music was direct from his heart and brain in the purest form possible." - Author: Joshua Logan

Quotes About Censor

"Stopping leaks is a new form of censorship." - Author: Julian Assange

Quotes About Predecessor

"Das mesmas cinzas em que meu predecessor teve seu fim prematuro eu me ergui em uma última melodia." - Author: Filipe Russo