[Man Cannot Produce A Single Work Without The Assistance Of The Slow, Assiduous, Corrosive Worm Of Thought.]

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KM Logan Quotes

"If your screen stays blank or your notepad empty, God cannot use your words."

Geoffroy Birtz Quotes

"When admiring human accomplishments we should not confusethe achievements of the few for the capacity of the many."

General Iroh Quotes

"Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its source. True humility is the only antidote to shame."

Faraaz Kazi Quotes

"Love me, even if its a lie. Leave me yet never say goodbye."

Mary DeTurris Poust Quotes

"We are always hungry and never satisfied because we dont trust and wont risk. Can we reach a place where we are satisfied with just enough? You are enough. You have enough. Do not worry about tomorrow. God will provide in our lives just as God provides in the Eucharist."

Eric Zorn Quotes

"You cant buy time or save it, common idioms notwithstanding. You can only spend it."

Walter Mehring Quotes

"Man kann Lesen so gesundheitsschädlich verfallen wie jedem anderen Rauschmittel, besonders als Europäer, der ja durch lange erbliche Belastung im gleichen Prozentsatz alkohol- wie büchersüchtig ist. Man greift zum Buche wie zum Glas, um sich über die deprimierende Nüchternheit der Zeitungssensationen hinwegzutrinken, um den widerlichen Nachgeschmack der Medizinen, die man uns in den Spitälern der Zwangs-Heilversuche eingibt, herunter zu spülen. Und nichts hilft so wie ein süffiges Getränk, - wie Genuß von abgelagerten Pathos, vorzüglich in Versen konzentriert, um sich gleich edler und erhabener zu fühlen. Doch hält man sich nicht lange an die guten, erlesenen Jahrgänge. Und beim Lesen wie beim Trinken steigert man allzu rasch den Spiritusgehalt; man sucht nach Selbstbekräftigung und zugleich nach genereller Absolution. Abnorme Gelüste, wie einer krankhaften Veranlagung geschämt hatte, findet man bei erhabensten Genies im Schaffensrausche ausplaudert."

Paul R Halmos Quotes

"The spectacular thing about Johnny [von Neumann] was not his power as a mathematician, which was great, or his insight and his clarity, but his rapidity; he was very, very fast. And like the modern computer, which no longer bothers to retrieve the logarithm of 11 from its memory (but, instead, computes the logarithm of 11 each time it is needed), Johnny didnt bother to remember things. He computed them. You asked him a question, and if he didnt know the answer, he thought for three seconds and would produce and answer."

Reggie White Quotes

"God places the heaviest burden on those who can carry its weight."

Anita Baker Quotes

"Historically, in my generation, all of my heroes and heroines have had issues and problems. We all do."

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Quotes About Unborn Son

"Alice knows those stories. The routiers and condottieri of the Free Companies, who fight the wars of whichever prince will pay their fees, and amuse themselves in between times, are said to commit every kind of crime: from eating meat in Lent to slitting open pregnant women to kill their unborn and unbaptised children. The countryside of the southern lands is supposed to be full of their victims: a sea of vagabonds - priests without parishes; destitute peasants; artisans looking for work. ‘So you, Alice says, ‘were one of the famous sons of iniquity… The Pope calls them that when they rob churches. But the Pope also uses them regularly. Alice knows she sounds a little breathless. She cant altogether keep the admiration out of her voice. If shed been a man, she thinks, she might have done exactly the same thing as Wat, to better herself fast." - Author: Vanora Bennett

Quotes About Having Good Husband

"Alexia had found pregnancy relatively manageable, up to a point. That point having been some three weeks ago, at which juncture her natural reserves of control gave way to sentimentality. Only yesterday she had ended breakfast sobbing over the fried eggs because they looked at her funny. The pack had spent a good half hour trying to find a way to pacify her. Her husband was so worried he looked to start crying himself." - Author: Gail Carriger

Quotes About Not Giving Up In Sports

"I think team sports probably teach you more about giving - about being unselfish and being flexible." - Author: Chris Evert

Quotes About Relationships Centered Around God

"A distant love that waits to be together, is by far the most difficult relationship. Its like lighting a candle, and adoring the long flame and robust glow. Until time sets in like wax, overflowing deeper and deeper into the wick, leaving a sparse flame struggling to live. This is where most distant relationships fade, with the wax smothering the flame. This kind of relationship takes patience, hope, unconditional love, trust and strength, all centered around God. If the flame endures to the end, and the two come together, only then will it feel as if the candle was tipped and all the wax came pouring out, when the flame is revived, long and glowing again." - Author: Anthony Liccione

Quotes About Down In The Dumps

"At night she began cooking things in the kitchen, things too strange to mention. She steeped oleander in boiling water, and the roots of a vine with white trumpet flowers that glowed like faces. She soaked a plant collected in moonlight from the neighbors fence, with little heart-shaped flowers. Then she cooked the water down; the whole kitchen smelled like green and rotting leaves. She threw out pounds of the wet-spinach green stuff into somebody elses dumpster. She wasnt talking to me anymore. She sat on the roof and talked to the moon." - Author: Janet Fitch

Quotes About Best Poets

"We dwell with satisfaction upon the poets difference from his predecessors, especially his immediate predecessors; we endeavour to find something that can be isolated in order to be enjoyed. Whereas if we approach a poet without this prejudice we shall often find that not only the best, but the most individual parts of his work may be those in which the dead poets, his ancestors, assert their immortality most vigorously. And I do not mean the impressionable period of adolescence, but the period of full maturity." - Author: T.S. Eliot

Quotes About Louis Pasteur

"Louis Pasteur said, Chance favors the prepared mind. If youre really engaged in the writing, youll work yourself out of whatever jam you find yourself in." - Author: Michael Chabon

Quotes About Glamour And Beauty

"A chaos of mind and body - a time for weeping at sunsets and at the glamour of moonlight - a confusion and profusion of beliefs and hopes, in God, in Truth, in Love, and in Eternity - an ability to be transported by the beauty of physical objects - a heart to ache or swell- a joy so joyful and a sorrow so sorrowful that oceans could lie between them..." - Author: T.H. White

Quotes About The Place You Grow Up

"Names came patterning into the dusk, bodying out the places of their forebears, the villages and towns where the telegrams would be delivered, the houses where the blinds would be drawn, where low moans would come in the afternoon behind closed doors; and the places that had borne them, which would be like nunneries, like dead towns without their life or purpose, without young men at the factories or in the fields, with no husbands for the women, no deep sound of voices in the inns, with the children who would have been born, who would have grown and worked or painted, even governed, left ungenerated in their fathers shattered flesh that lay in stinking shellholes in the beet crop soil, leaving their homes to put up only granite slabs in place of living flesh, on whose inhuman surface the moss and lichen would cast their crawling green indifference." - Author: Sebastian Faulks

Quotes About Not Caring About Your Ex

"Love? Do you mean love in the way you understand itas a human?""Well, not exactly, but basically the same thing. I mean,love is love.""A brain surgeon would tell you that a specific part ofthe brain controls the ability to love. If its damaged, peopleare incapable of love, incapable of caring about others.""So?""So, isnt it arrogant to think that the love generated byour little brains is the same thing that an omnipotent beingexperiences? If you were omnipotent, why would you limityourself to something that could be reproduced by a littleclump of neurons?" - Author: Scott Adams