[Life-writing Calls For Any Number Of Dubious Gifts: A Touch Of O.C.D., A Lack Of Imagination, A Large Desk, Neutrality Of Swiss Proportions, Tactlessness, A High Tolerance For Archival Dust. Most Of All It Calls For An Act Of Displacement. 'To Find Your Subject, You Must In Some Sense Lose Yourself Along The Way,' Is Richard Holmes's Version.]

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"Jesus, he s blogger," Pax said. "Arrest him, Deke."

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Quotes About Replacing Someone You Love

"Together. The fact that one single word could send my heart aflutter was utterly ridiculous. I didnt fall for boys I hardly knew. At least, I hadnt until I met Glate.The night in the shack, things changed between us. The walls Id built up once the Sectors were formed? Glate had torn them down, and I knew that Lex could see that by the daggers he kept shooting our way.Was I in love with Glate? No, though I was sure Lex thought otherwise.Glate was the stability I sought in a world of discord; being with him made things easier to handle. I wasnt weak, but even I had my breaking point, and when I was ready to break, he was there to pick up all of the pieces. He was there, something I could never say for Lex."Thank you," I said after a few moments of silence. "For everything.""Everyone needs a shoulder to lean on," he said. "Im more than willing to be that shoulder for you, Taylen. Im willing to be whatever you need me to be. Just know that." - Author: Nicole Sobon

Quotes About Looks Doesnt Matter

"Well, Ive seen porn!" Evan defends and Dan just looks at him. "Okay, captain Pornie, walk me through it," Dan challenges. "Ill be the pizza guy, and Jeff can be the plumber. You can be... hey, why dont you be the high-powered young executive?" Evan grins at him with a glint in his eye. "Okay, fine." He laces his fingers together and flexes them in front of him as if hes warming up. He sits back in chair and his eyes focus on the eaves of Jeffs roof then begins. "The young executive come home after a hard day...[five pages of detailed porn]"...and all fall asleep together on the executives huge bed. The End." Evan is pretty clearly proud of himself, and Dan really blame him. After an appreciative silence, Dan says, "Okay, yeah, so maybe theres some merit to the whole threesome thing." - Author: Kate Sherwood

Quotes About Relate

"What I have lately said of painting is equally true with respect to poetry. It is only necessary for us to know what is really excellent, and venture to give it expression; and that is saying much in few words. To-day I have had a scene, which, if literally related, would, make the most beautiful idyl in the world. But why should I talk of poetry and scenes and idyls? Can we never take pleasure in nature without having recourse to art?" - Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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"At a conference of sociologists in America in 1977, love was defined as "the cognitive-affective state characterized by intrusive and obsessive fantasizing concerning reciprocity of amorant feelings by the object of the amorance." That is jargon - the practice of never calling a spade a spade when you might instead call it a manual earth-restructuring implement - and it is one of the great curses of modern English." - Author: Bill Bryson

Quotes About Longing For Happiness

"Theres a taste in the air, sweet and vaguely antiseptic, that reminds him of his teenage years in these streets, and of a general state of longing, a hunger for life to begin that from this distance seems like happiness." - Author: Ian McEwan

Quotes About Such Is Life

"What is it about our expectations, plans, or ideas that hold such sway over us? It is as if weve written a script for a play of our lives that runs about a month ahead of actual life; if reality varies from what weve created in our minds we disengage or pout." - Author: Holly Sprink

Quotes About Victimhood

"To be fully free to create, we must first find the courage and willingness to let go:Let go of the strategies that have worked for us in the past...Let go of our biases, the foundation of our illusions...Let go of our grievances, the root source of our victimhood...Let go of our so-often-denied fear of being found unlovable." - Author: Gordon MacKenzie

Quotes About Single Woman

"Yes, Marcos is gay. Marcos is gay in San Francisco, black in South Africa, an Asian in Europe, a Chicano in San Ysidro, an anarchist in Spain, a Palestinian in Israel, a Mayan Indian in the streets of San Cristobal, a Jew in Germany, a Gypsy in Poland, a Mohawk in Quebec, a pacifist in Bosnia, a single woman on the Metro at 10pm, a peasant without land, a gang member in the slums, an unemployed worker, an unhappy student and, of course, a Zapatista in the mountains. Marcos is all the exploited, marginalised, oppressed minorities resisting and saying `Enough. He is every minority who is now beginning to speak and every majority that must shut up and listen. He is every untolerated group searching for a way to speak. Everything that makes power and the good consciences of those in power uncomfortable -- this is Marcos." - Author: Subcomandante Marcos

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"- tudo dá errado há muito tempo, Raago. não te preocupes, depois a gente dá um jeito, este é o modo angolano de ir fazendo as coisas, se fizéssemos logo tudo bem havia inúmeras desvantagens, primeiro parecia que o trabalho era fácil e rápido, depois não tínhamos hipótese de brilhar com as correções, entendes?" - Author: Ondjaki