[It Was As Though Applied Mathematics Was My Spouse, And Pure Mathematics Was My Secret Lover.]

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Carrie Ryan Quotes

"I need him with an urgency that I cannot escape."

Robin Wayne Bailey Quotes

"Do you get the same peace of mind that I do when youre causing random damage? Especially random, senseless, mindless damage that serves no real purpose. Thats my favorite kind, you know! Thats the best!"

Tanya Moir Quotes

"Our house has its back to the sea, writes Hester in her journal. Below us, the ocean spreads to the sky, twitching wide and blue and hungry. One would think it to be infinite. But we, of course, know better."

Laren Grey Umphlett Quotes

"Human, you are a machine, an organism, an animal, a primate, an artist, an athlete, a thinker, a sponge, a spirit, a comedian, a connoisseur, a cycle of breath in and breath out, an inventor, an expressor, an orator, a lover, an explorer, a creator, evolved. Your mind paints the flowers and the sky using the minds eye as a paintbrush and light as paint. Splashing life across the blank canvas of reality. Thats what you do. Every moment of every day."

Mary Cassatt Quotes

"I used to go and flatten my nose against that window and absorb all I could of his art. It changed my life. I saw art then as I wanted to see it."

Tracy Weber Quotes

"Michael spoke slowly and sternly, as if scolding an obstinate child. "Kate, let me be very clear about this. You will not continue this murder investigation, under any circumstances. I forbid it." Michaels words were unequivocal, not to be challenged. He was man. He was in charge. He expected no argument. He was an idiot."

Scott E Roy Quotes

"An innovative idea is special because only a certain few get to have it"

Tom Cochrane Quotes

"Do Tasmanian devils really exist?"

Greg Anderson Quotes

"Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention."

Klaproth Quotes

"It is to geometry that we owe in some sort the source of this discovery [of beryllium]; it is that [science] that furnished the first idea of it, and we may say that without it the knowledge of this new earth would not have been acquired for a long time, since according to the analysis of the emerald by M. Klaproth and that of the beryl by M. Bindheim one would not have thought it possible to recommence this work without the strong analogies or even almost perfect identity that Citizen Haüy found for the geometrical properties between these two stony fossils."

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Quotes About Pain In The Giver

"So this is what I will do. I will gather together my past and look. I will see a thing that has already happened. the pain that cut my spirit loose. I will hold that pain in my hand until it becomes hard and shiny, more clear. And then my fierceness can come back, my golden side, my black side. I will use this sharp pain to penetrate my daughters tough skin and cut her tiger spirit loose. She will fight me, because this is the nature of two tigers. But I will win and giver her my spirit, because this is the way a mother loves her daughter." - Author: Amy Tan

Quotes About Abroad Life

"that is where young people so often and so grievously go wrong: that they (whose nature it is to have no patience) throw themselves at each other when love comes over them, scatter themselves abroad, just as they are in all their untidiness, disorder and confusion . . .: But what is to be done then? How is life to act upon this heap of half crushed matter which they call their communion and which they would dearly like to style their happiness, if that were possible, and their future? So each one loses himself for the others sake, and" - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke

Quotes About Meetings Positive

"Why do adults have to diminish everything by feeling they need to end meetings with a false positive? Its so selfish. They say it not because they believe it, but because it helps them feel some kind of accomplishment when they walk away. Like theyve done their job. But what do they leave behind?Its like when teachers tell Tyler that he should be a lawyer because hes good at arguing, but meanwhile he cant pass grade nine. No one wants to say hes stupid, or that hes probably going to end up in jail like his brother, so they fill his head with these stupid dreams until hes eighteen, with no credits and totally messed up for life. I say, tell the truth, squash the dream, and stop with the second chances." - Author: Lesley Anne Cowan

Quotes About My Pastor

"My pastor used to say youre either coming out of a tough season, in the middle of a tough season, or heading into a tough season." - Author: Craig Groeschel

Quotes About I Will Be Okay

"I am not okay. I will be okay, but right now I am not okay. I want my husband to put his arms around me, to console me, to baby me a little bit. Just for a second." - Author: Gillian Flynn

Quotes About Trying Hard In Sports

"I tell Dylan I have to go to the bathroom. I shut the door and try to pee, but my dicks already sticking straight up at the ceiling. Great. Im sure she caught that minor detail. We havent even kissed yet. I shake my head and do my best to pee. I pull my pants back up, trying to make my hard-on less obvious. I stare at myself in the mirror and splash cold water on my face to calm down. My face flushed.I concentrate on one critical thing. Last, Gray. Youve got to make it last. No two pumps, youre done. Dont be that guy. Youre stronger than that.Think sports.Try to name every candy bar you can.Think about anything but what her body feel like, because as soon as you let yourself go there, Its over.Enough with the pep talk. I take a deep breath. This is it. Its what you were born to do." - Author: Katie Kacvinsky

Quotes About Heroes In The Military

"The idea...that our professional military men and women train for years without knowing whether they will ever have to actually carry out their missions to the fullest extent of their abilities is the very heart of what service is all about. Heroes arent designated in advance. Everyone must always be ready to execute.In my experience, its always the greatest heroes who claim they never did anything beyond what any of their buddies would have done in the same situation. Our training and our culture breed that response into us all, no matter what war we were part of. You train yourself to a standard and thereby make yourself interchangeable with others who share the same standard. And that gives everyone an equal claim to the pride that goes with having served your country." - Author: Marcus Luttrell

Quotes About Bird Seed

"Centuries ago, sailors on long voyages used to leave a pair of pigs on every deserted island. Or theyd leave a pair of goats. Either way, on any future visit, the island would be a source of meat. These islands, they were pristine. These were home to breeds of birds with no natural predators. Breeds of birds that lived nowhere else on earth. The plants there, without enemies they evolved without thorns or poisons. Without predators and enemies, these islands, they were paradise. The sailors, the next time they visited these islands, the only things still there would be herds of goats or pigs. Oyster is telling this story. The sailors called this "seeding meat." Oyster says, "Does this remind you of anything? Maybe the ol Adam and Eve story?" Looking out the car window, he says, "You ever wonder when Gods coming back with a lot of barbecue sauce?" - Author: Chuck Palahniuk

Quotes About Poets And Writers

"When I was 18, I lived in Greenwich Village, New York, for nine months. At that time, I wanted to change the world, not through architecture, but through painting. I lived the artists life, mingling with poets and writers, and working as a waiter. I was intrigued by the aliveness of the city." - Author: Christian de Portzamparc

Quotes About A Hole In One

"You can plan all you want to. You can lie in your morning bed and fill whole notebooks with schemes and intentions. But within a single afternoon, within hours or minutes, everything you plan and everything you have fought to make yourself can be undone as a slug is undone when salt is poured on him. And right up to the moment when you find yourself dissolving into foam you can still believe you are doing fine." - Author: Wallace Stegner