[It Quickly Became Apparent That To Mr. K, There Was No Such Thing As An Untalented Kid—just A Kid Who Didn't Work Hard Enough. You Are Going To Fix This Problem, He Said When He Diag- Nosed Whatever Was Wrong, And There Was Never Any Question. Of Course You Would. It Was Just A Matter Of Trying And Trying And Trying Some More. He Yelled Not Because We'd Never Learn, But Because He Was Absolutely Certain That We Would.]

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"Its a piece of cake, being a lawyer or a doctor or a computer systems analyst or an accountant. Libraries are full of books telling you how to do it. The only textbooks for private eyes are on fiction shelves, and I dont remember ever reading one that told me how to interrogate an eight-year old without feeling like I was auditioning for the Gestapo."

Lisa Alther Quotes

"I happen to feel that the degree of a persons intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic."

John Sutter Quotes

"I was everything, patriarch, priest, father and judge."

Louis Sachar Quotes

"I want kids to think that reading can be just as much fun and more so than TV or video games or whatever else they do. I think any other kind of message or morals that I might teach is secondary to first just enjoying a book."

Giannina Braschi Quotes

"Zarathustra: Do you have words? Do your words belong to you?Giannina: No, my answer is no. I have no property in the dictionary. Words are anonymous like the disenfranchised masses that havent been weighed - or named - or framed. My words belong to those who dont belong."

Theodor Storm Quotes

"Euere Schuld, Deichgraf!" schrie eine Stimme aus dem Haufen."

Robert G Paul Quotes

"Faith is RECEIVED by HEARING, is ACTIVATED by SPEAKING, and is DEMONSTRATED by DOING!"

Neil T Anderson Quotes

"It takes time to establish trust in something or someone because it requires consistent and continuous behavior demonstrated over time. That is why our relationships are so fragile. It may take months or years to establish a high level of trust, but one act of unfaithfulness can destroy it. We can choose to forgive those who betray us, but it would take a long time to regain the trust that was lost."

Bintang Pradipta Quotes

"Orang itu berdo(s)a setelah berdo(s)a."

Theodore Agrippa DAubigne Quotes

"Sanotaan, että kaikki kauheudet on syytä hukuttaa / unohduksen kuiluun, hautoihin sulkea / ja että kirjoittaen henkiin herätetty paha / turmelee jälkipolvien moraalin. / Mutta paheen äiti ei ole tieto, / eikä hyve ole tietämättömyyden tytär."

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