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Christina Brooke Quotes

"Keep your hands off me." She spoke viciously, through her teeth, and he caught a glimpse of her deVere ancestry. She was a virago in tiny, fragile, fairy form."

Ethan Hawke Quotes

"In your mid-twenties, the paint is still wet on who you are."

Stacy OBrian Quotes

"Of course, owls on the loose seemed strange to the uninitiated. One day an electrician came to work on the buildings power supply, when, seemingly out of nowhere, an owl flew around a corner right at him. The poor guy let out an unearthly scream and hit the floor, covering his head and yelling in Spanish."

Ian Falconer Quotes

"Only five books tonight, Mommy," she says.No, Olivia, just one."How about four?"Two."Three."Oh, all right, three. But thats it!"

Stephen Markley Quotes

"There was so little to learn from that conversation, and yet it struck me that the very existence of the conversation itself was the lesson; art has nothing to do with Lifes fickle intentions: write what you want. Draw what you want. Perform what you can. In the end, the unexpected twists -- the mutated cells, the choked arteries, the swerving vans -- will always tell the ending."

Ted Engstrom Quotes

"We must expect to fail... but fail in a learning posture, determined no to repeat the mistakes, and to maximize the benefits from what is learned in the process."

Karl Shapiro Quotes

"In the tight belly of the dead, Burrow with hungry head, And inlay maggots like a jewel."

Wynne Channing Quotes

"I just thought vampires would look, you know, vicious while drinking blood," I said. "You look like youre in kindergarten with your juice pack."

William Foege Quotes

"Nobody ever thanks you for saving them from the disease they didnt know they were going to get."

Sandra M Gilbert Quotes

"till cancer gobbled Bobs esophagus"

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Quotes About Emotions And Feelings

"Some dissociative parts of the personality, living in trauma time, may experience the same emotion no matter the situation, such as fear, rage, shame, sadness, yearning and even some positive ones just as joy.* Other parts have a broader range of feeling. Because emotions are often held in certain parts of the personality, different parts can have highly contradictory perceptions, emotions, and reactions to the same situation."*This explains many feelings, emotions, and doubts about the unknown haunting us at times.*Awareness and discovering the inner world may help, tremendously." - Author: Suzette Boon

Quotes About Balrog

"At last Fingon stood alone with his guard dead about him; and he fought with Gothmog, until another Balrog came behind and cast a thong of fire about him. Then Gothmog hewed him with his black axe, and a white flame sprang up from the helm of Fingon as it was cloven. Thus fell the High King of the Noldor; and they beat him into the dust with their maces; and his banner, blue and silver, they trod into the mire of his blood." - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien

Quotes About Beautiful Woman Smiling

"[Womens magazines]ignore older women or pretend that they dont exist; magazines try to avoid photographs of older women, and when they feature celebrities who are over sixty, ‘retouching artists conspire to ‘help beautiful women look more beautiful, ie less than their age...By now readers have no idea what a real womans 60 year old face looks like in print because its made to look 45. Worse, 60 year old readers look in the mirror and think they are too old, because theyre comparing themselves to some retouched face smiling back at them from a magazine." - Author: Dalma Heyn

Quotes About Fooling Me

"Fooling laymen with science is sometimes so easy it should be criminal." - Author: Mira Grant

Quotes About Drive-in Theaters

"erhaps it was the difference in age between the countries—America with its expansive youth, building all those drive-in movie theaters and cowboy restaurants; Italians living in endless contraction, in the artifacts of generations, in the bones of empires." - Author: Jess Walter

Quotes About Porcelain Skin

"{Calpurnia)"My mother…shes desperate for a daughter she can dress like a porcelain doll. Sadly, I shall never be such a child. How I long for my sister to come out and distract the countess from my person."He joined her on the bench, asking, "How old is your sister?""Eight," she said, mournfully."Ah. Not ideal.""An understatement." She looked up at the star-filled sky. "No, I shall be long on the shelf by the time she makes her debut.""What makes you so certain youre shelf-bound?"She cast him a sidelong glance. "While I appreciate your chivalry, my lord, your feigned ignorance insults us both." When he failed to reply, she stared down at her hands, and replied, "My choices are rather limited.""How so?""I seem able to have my pick of the impoverished, the aged, and the deadly dull." - Author: Sarah MacLean

Quotes About Childhood Vaccines

"Childhood vaccines are one of the great triumphs of modern medicine. Indeed, parents whose children are vaccinated no longer have to worry about their childs death or disability from whooping cough, polio, diphtheria, hepatitis, or a host of other infections." - Author: Ezekiel Emanuel

Quotes About Leaving Shore

"...as the slow sea sucked at the shore and then withdrew, leaving the strip of seaweed bare and the shingle churned, the sea birds raced and ran upon the beaches. Then that same impulse to flight seized upon them too. Crying, whistling, calling, they skimmed the placid sea and left the shore. Make haste, make speed, hurry and begone; yet where, and to what purpose? The restless urge of autumn, unsatisfying, sad, had put a spell upon them and they must flock, and wheel, and cry; they must spill themselves of motion before winter came." - Author: Daphne du Maurier

Quotes About Elvish Love

"And the sword that had visited Earth from so far away smote like the falling of thunderbolts; and green sparks rose from the armour, and crimson as sword met sword; and thick elvish blood moved slowly, from wide slits, down the cuirass; and Lirazel gazed in awe and wonder and love; and the combatants edged away fighting into the forest; and branches fell on them hacked off by their fight; and the runes in Alverics far-travelled sword exulted, and roared at the elf-knight; until in the dark of the wood, amongst branches severed from disenchanted trees, with a blow like that of a thunderbolt riving an oak tree, Alveric slew him." - Author: Lord Dunsany

Quotes About Beziehung

"Humor dagegen ist, sofern er in der richtigen Dosierung zum richtigen Zeitpunkt angewandt wird (wenn das nicht der Fall ist, handelt es sich nicht um Humor), ein Wundermittel, mit dem Spannungen abgebaut, unangenehme Situationen entkrampft und menschliche Beziehungen oder Verh" - Author: Carlo M. Cipolla