[Living With Very Limited Expectations Is A Much More Immediate Way Of Living. You Really Do Just Make The Best Of Everything You Have. I Guess Kids Have That Ability; They Wait In Joyful Anticipation Of Something Rather Than That Sense Of Entitlement.]

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"The writer ultimately tires of the subjects self-serving story, and substitutes a story of his own."

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"Setting people to spy on one another is not the way to protect freedom."

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"Outerspace is no place for a person of breeding."

Vivian LeMay Quotes

"Isnt this Michigan?"She laughed, "Oh oui monsieur, but the French came to Paradis more than cent ans...a hundred years ago.""And they still speak French?""But we are French.""Arent you American?"She shrugged, "No one truly conquers the French, Monsieur." Josette, The Last Lord of Paradise––Generation Four"

Kemal Mujiic Artnam Quotes

"Kretanje je duša svega što drhti.Započinje tako da se prvo dogodi trenutakonima koji žive trenutak,a onda se, onima koji žive vječnost,vječnost nametne kao bolest."

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Norman Lewis Quotes

"I am looking for the people who have always been there, and belong to the places they live. The others I do not wish to see."

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Quotes About Barflies

"I had lesser friends who would pretend to be interested in a night of catching up and then morph into giggly backstabbers at the first whiff of Polo Aftershave--woman who were lightning fast with the put-down joke or dismissive wave, whatever it took to seem more pretty or witty or larger chested to the nighly swarm of male barflies." - Author: Kristin Gore

Quotes About Dying Dogs

"I just cant help thinking what a real shake up it would give people if, all of a sudden, there were no new books, new plays, new histories, new poems..." And how proud would you be when people started dying like flies?" I demanded. Theyd die more like mad dogs, I think--snarling & snapping at each other & biting their own tails." I turned to Castle the elder. "Sir, how does a man die when hes deprived of the consolation of literature?" In one of two ways," he said, "petrescence of the heart or atrophy of the nervous system." Neither one very pleasant, I expect," I suggested. No," said Castle the elder. "For the love of God, both of you, please keep writing!" - Author: Kurt Vonnegut

Quotes About Dominant Culture

"Everything the Beats stood for was the opposite of the dominant culture today." - Author: Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Quotes About The Last Thing You Say To Someone

"Youve come to give me a piece of your mind, I repeated, looking at her. "You know that phrase is really beautiful. The mind is the most powerful thing in the body, you know, whatever the mind believes, the body can achieve. So to give someone a piece of it...well, thank you, Elizabeth. Funny how people are always intent on giving it to the people they dislike when it really should be for the ones they love. Theres another funny thing. But a piece of your mind...what a gift that would be." I looped the last stalk and formed a chain. "Ill give you a daisy chain in return for a piece of your mind." I slid the bracelet onto her arm.She sat on the grass. Didnt move, didnt say anything, just looked at her daisy chain. Then she smiled and when she spoke her voice was soft. "Has anyone ever been mad at you for more than five minutes."I looked at my watch. "Yes. You, from the oclock this morning until now." - Author: Cecelia Ahern

Quotes About Federal Service

"Expanding eligibility of family planning services to low-income women will maximize cost-savings to both federal and state governments, reduce the disparities in access to family planning services for low-income women, and decrease the incidence of abortion in the U.S." - Author: Rosa DeLauro

Quotes About Known Love

"As I watched Bill, waiting with apparent calm for death to come to him, I had a flash of him as Id known him: the first vampire Id ever met, the first man Id ever gone to bed with, the first suitor Id ever loved. Everything that followed had tainted those memories, but for one moment I saw him clearly, and I loved him again." - Author: Charlaine Harris

Quotes About Important Things In Life

"There is an implicit recognition here that important things in life are not always immediately visible, and cant always be named, or even fully understood. Others still are entirely imaginary -- like a red tree growing suddenly in a room -- although this does not make them any less real." - Author: Shaun Tan

Quotes About Change And Friendship

"So I really did stop and change what I saw I was about, and really try to put that principle into play as the center of everything - my friendships, my marriage, my career, my family, my way of being in the world. And that changed everything for me." - Author: Kathy Mattea

Quotes About Physical Attractiveness

"Within his temples felt thoughts not of womans looks, but of stellar aspects and the configuration of constellations. Thus, to his physical attractiveness was added the attractiveness of mental inaccessibility." - Author: Thomas Hardy

Quotes About Modern Design

"I am not averse to generalizing the notion of "modern" to designate a certain way of life, rather than making it purely a synonym of contemporary. There are moments and places in history to which we moderns could return without too greatly disturbing the harmony of those times, without seeming objects infinitely curious and conspicuous... creatures shocking, dissonant, and unassailable." - Author: Paul Valéry