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"...a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention..."

Liu Yang Quotes

"We wont let you down. We will work together and successfully complete this mission."

Chuck Pagano Quotes

"My vision is that Im living to see two more daughters get married, dance at their weddings and then lift the Lombardi Trophy several times."

Joanna Bourke Quotes

"Sir, — Whether women are the equals of men has been endlessly debated; whether they have souls has been a moot point; but can it be too much to ask [for a definitive acknowledgement that at least they are animals?… Many hon. members may object to the proposed Bill enacting that, in statutes respecting the suffrage, wherever words occur which import the masculine gender they shall be held to include women; but could any object to the insertion of a clause in another Act that whenever the word "animal" occur it shall be held to include women? Suffer me, thorough your columns, to appeal to our 650 [parliamentary] representatives, and ask — Is there not one among you then who will introduce such a motion? There would then be at least an equal interdict on wanton barbarity to cat, dog, or woman… Yours respectfully, AN EARNEST ENGLISHWOMAN"

Stephen Jay Gould Quotes

"I would not choose to live in any age but my own; advances in medicine alone, and the consequent survival of children with access to these benefits, should preclude any temptation to trade for the past. But we cannot understand history if we saddle the past with pejorative categories based on our bad habits for dividing continua into compartments of increasing worth towards the present. These errors apply to the vast paleontological history of life, as much as to the temporally trivial chronicle of human beings. I cringe every time I read that this failed business, or that defeated team, has become a dinosaur is succumbing to progress. Dinosaur should be a term of praise, not opprobrium. Dinosaurs reigned for more than 100 million years and died through no fault of their own; Homo sapiens is nowhere near a million years old, and has limited prospects, entirely self-imposed, for extended geological longevity."

Krystle Jones Quotes

"I glanced at him sidelong, seeing his jaw clench. "Sloane, we almost died. Youre not fine. I wish you wouldnt try to shut me out." "So?" I shrugged. "We almost died, which we should be used to by now. Id be worried if something or someone wasnt trying to kill us. Then Id know something was seriously wrong."

James Bovard Quotes

"This is a case if the President is permitted to be above the law, then we no longer have a republic."

Audrey Bell Quotes

"What? Its ridiculous. Control your emotions. Can you imagine if criminals went around saying they fell into hatred or jealousy and thats why they killed four people or robbed the bank? We act like love is this uncontrollable thing. But when it comes to anger and all of that ugly stuff, were expected to control it. Were supposed to handle those emotions without hurting anyone. But throw out the word ‘love and everyone thinks all of the rules should go right out the window and who can help it if someone gets hurt? Its absurd and its degrading, honestly, that we expect people to control themselves except for when it comes to wanting to sleep with someone."

Nalini Nadkarni Quotes

"If you want to go beyond that small percentage of people who are already environmentally and scientifically aware, you have to make your work somehow link with a passion, interest, or profession of someone who isnt interested in science or nature."

Kelly Lynch Quotes

"I just think were living in a time of massive, amazing change, like the Industrial Revolution on acid."

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"Maybe. Although I doubt most Shadowhunters get a tattoo of Donatello from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on their left shoulder." - Author: Cassandra Clare

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"The people I mixed with in Monaco didnt relate to my South African mentality or humor... Although I have met some wonderful people since Ive been living in Monaco, I regard them all as acquaintances. I only have two people I consider friends here." - Author: Charlene

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"Janganlah hanya faham erti kata-kata yang tertulis dalam Al-Qurankerna dibawah yang tertulis terdapat erti yang tersembunyidi bawah erti lapis kedua ada lagi erti baru,yang menyilaukan fikiran dan pandanganErti keempat, kecuali Nabi, tak ada yang pernah memahamikebesaran Tuhan, yang tiada tanding dalam Keghaibanhitunglah erti tersembunyi itu sampai tujuhkisah bermakna yang mengagumkan dari langitWahai kawan, janganlah memandang jilid Al-Quran.Bagi setan, manusia hanyalah sepotong daging.Bagaikan manusialah Al-Quran itu,Bentuk lahir diluar dengan ruh diam-diam didalamnya." - Author: Rumi

Quotes About Lovers Cant Be Friends

"Im just thinking that would be pleasant. To be reading, say, out of a book, and you to come up and touch me – my neck, say, or my knee – and Id carry on reading, I might let a smile, no more, wouldnt lose my place on the page. It would be pleasant to come to that. Wed come so close, do you see, that I wouldnt be surprised out of myself every time you touched." - Author: Jamie ONeill

Quotes About Naoko

"Now, though, that meadow scene is the first thing that comes back to me. [...] And yet, as clear as the scene may be, no one is in it. No one. Naoko is not there, and neither am I. Where could we have disappeared to? How could such a thing have happened? Everything that seemed so important back then - Naoko, and the self I was then and the world I had then: where could they have all gone? Its true, I cant even bring back her face - not straight away, at least. All Im left holding is a background, pure scenery, with no people at the front." - Author: Haruki Murakami

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"Miss Bingleys congratulations to her brother, on his approaching marriage, were all that was affectionate and insincere." - Author: Jane Austen

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"Our next fighter doesnt need an introduction, but because he scares the shit outta me, Ill give him one, anyway! Shake in your boots, boys, and drop your panties, ladies! I give you: Travis ‘Mad Dog Maddox!" - Author: Jamie McGuire

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"Everybody who is anyone wanted to meet a real life gangster, and heres Joey Gallo hitting the scene. What more could you want with a gangster? He looked the part. They call it gangster chic. He dressed like the Reservoir Dogs - black suit, white shirt, skinny black tie. You know, he had the whole look down. And the big shades, of course." - Author: Tom Folsom

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"You guys know I love you, right?" I glance between them, knowing theyll freak, but it has to be said. They look at each other, exchanging a look of alarm, both of them wondering what couldve possibly happened to the girl they once pegged as the Ice Queen. "Um, okay..." Haven says, shaking her head. But I just smile and grasp them both to me, squeezing them tightly as I whisper to Miles, "Whatever you do dont stop acting or singing, its going to bring you great happiness." And before he can respond, Ive moved on to Haven, knowing I have to get this over with and quick, so I can get Damen to Avas, but determined to find a way to urge her to love herself more, and that Josh is worth hanging on to for however long it lasts. "You have so much value," I tell her. "So much to give--I just wish you could see how bright your star truly does shine." "Um, gag!" she says, laughing as she untangles herself from my grip. "Are you okay?" - Author: Alyson Noel