[My Ambition Is To Not Embarrass Myself--which, If You Know Me, Is A Pretty Serious Ambition.]

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"Theres been too much attention on marketing. Cant we just talk about the paintings?"

Robert L OConnell Quotes

"Polybius managed to attach himself to the clan and person of Scipio Aemilianus, grandson of one of the two losing consuls at Cannae,"

James J Gibson Quotes

"What a thing is and what it means are not separate, the former being physical and the latter mental as we are accustomed to believe."

Joe Cronin Quotes

"I used to pull rank and wait until the wind was blowing out."

Peter Craig Quotes

"You keep talking about ruining something. Why worry about that? Weve been ruined for a long time. Im good in the ruins; its my hometown."

Russell Peters Quotes

"I do a lot of cultural material thats based on my traveling around the world. I basically just report what Ive seen and where Ive been."

Bryce Anderson Quotes

"Across galaxies of time and spaceTravelling just to see your faceLost amidst the countless starsTo bring me back to where you are."

Julia Louis Dreyfus Quotes

"Im particularly fortunate to be in a position where I can bring my child to work and be able to get good child care. Not a lot of women have that."

Lynn Lavner Quotes

"The Bible contains six admonishments to homosexuals and 362 admonishments to heterosexuals. That doesnt mean that God doesnt love heterosexuals. Its just that they need more supervision."

Doris Haddock Quotes

"Let us choose life and love, and happily use our selves up in loving service to one another."

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Quotes About Tanned Skin

"And he has to be handsome, unbelievably handsome, impossibly handsome with a strong, square jaw and powerful cheekbones and tanned skin and beautiful eyes with lush, thick lashes. He has to be clever and very wealthy but hard-working. He has to be virile, fierce, ruthless and rugged." - Author: Kristen Ashley

Quotes About Movie Cookies

"Thats the point. This healthy-feeling time now just feels like a tease. Like Im in this holding pattern, flying in smooth circles within sight of the airport, in super-comfortable first class. But I cant enjoy the in-flight movie or free chocolate chip cookies because I know that before the airport is able to make room for us, the plane is going to run out of fuel, and were going to crash-land into a fiery, agonizing death." - Author: Jessica Verdi

Quotes About Severn

"...And friends abroad must bear in mindFriends at home they leave behind.Oh, I shall be stiff and coldWhen I forget you, hearts of gold;The land where I shall mind you notIs the land where alls forgot.And if my foot returns no moreTo Teme nor Corve nor Severn shore,Luck, my lads, be with you stillBy falling stream and standing hill,By chiming tower and whispering tree,Men that made a man of me.About your work in town and farmStill youll keep my head from harm,Still youll help me, hands that gaveA grasp to friend me to the grave." - Author: A.E. Housman

Quotes About Never Depending On A Man

"Well, we never expected this!" they all say. "No one liked her. They all said she was pretentious, awkward, difficult to approach, prickly, too fond of her tales, haughty, prone to versifying, disdainful, cantankerous, and scornful. But when you meet her, she is strangely meek, a completely different person altogether!"How embarrassing! Do they really look upon me as a dull thing, I wonder? But I am what I am." - Author: Murasaki Shikibu

Quotes About Who Your Friends Are

"You must have a room, or a certain hour or so a day, where you dont know what was in the newspapers that morning, you dont know who your friends are, you dont know what you owe anybody, you dont know what anybody owes to you. This is a place where you can simply experience and bring forth what you are and what you might be. This is the place of creative incubation. At first you may find that nothing happens there. But if you have a sacred place and use it, something eventually will happen." - Author: Joseph Campbell

Quotes About Poker Players

"Their journey wasnt complete. If theirrelationship had been a poker tournament, unquestionably, theyd not been dealt the best cards. When faced with the same odds, as Tony and Claire, many players would have folded and walked away. They hadnt—theyd continued to play. In the process theyd grown and changed. At one time, they were opponents, strategizing against one another, now they were teammates, yet their tournament wasnt over. It was too early to declare the winner. They both knew there were more cards to be revealed." - Author: Aleatha Romig

Quotes About Clean Underwear

"Give parents the tiniest of confidences and theyll use them as crowbars to jimmy you open and rearrange your life with no perspective. Sometimes Id just like to mace them. I want to tell them that I envy their upbringings that were so clean, so free of futurelessness. And I want to throttle them for blindly handing over the world to us like so much skid-marked underwear." - Author: Douglas Coupland

Quotes About Taking Risks

"Since the 1980s, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) has been on the rise, not just among children, but now among the adult population as well.The sudden rise of adult ADD, while it may have genetic components, certainly receives a major boost from our kinetic, hyper-speed, information-bombarded society. Victims of adult ADD are likely to initiate more tasks and projects that theyll ever finish, get bored easily, seek thrills readily, have a propensity to be late while loathing having to wait, and not be averse to taking foolish risks." - Author: Jeff Davidson

Quotes About Damaged Love

"There are boys so enraptured by love that they cant get their hearts to slow down enough to get some rest, and other boys so damaged by love that they cant stop picking at their pain." - Author: David Levithan

Quotes About Overburden

"Most of us feel overburdened by information, although I would say the overloaded feeling comes more from coordinating all of the information and responding to it." - Author: David Rose