[My Work Is Whatever I Want It To Be, And I Report To No One Regularly. The Head Librarian -- The Man In Charge Of The University's Entire Collection -- Is A Figurehead, Well-to-do And Poorly Read, With Whom I Have Only Perfunctory Contact.]

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"Lovingly setting clear, healthy boundariesmakes it possible to live side-by-side with others while navigating our own course according to Loves unfailing compass - self-knowledge, humility, stillness and spiritual integrity"

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"Rejection is part of the journey toward success, so dont be insulted or get upset when it happens. In fact, get excited about how you just got closer to your "Yes!"

Don Van Vliet Quotes

"Id never just want to do what everybody else did. Id be contributing to the sameness of everything."

Stacy Keach Quotes

"Being a late bloomer, I really didnt have any interest in children until my late 30s, but Im so happy I didnt go through life without that experience."

Zilpha Keatley Snyder Quotes

"The answers arent important really... Whats important is- knowing all the questions."

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"Love of democracy can be likened to a mothers love for her son.It must be cherished,nurtured and protected for all of time"

Thom Mayne Quotes

"The aesthetic of architecture has to be rooted in a broader idea about human activities like walking, relaxing and communicating. Architecture thinks about how these activities can be given added value."

Gail Porter Quotes

"I want to break down some of the stigma associated with mental illness."

Robert JA Gilbert Quotes

"A sword is only as good, or as evil, as its user. In good hands it defends the helpless and brings justice. In evil hands it leaves a swath of despair and suffering. The same goes for...laws--or anything, for that matter. Either good men use them for good, or evil men use them for evil, but they are not inherently good or evil in themselves."--Wenchel"

George Steiner Quotes

"Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence."

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"Sadly but, perhaps, not altogether unexpectedly this society has had very limited success in achieving what is supposed to be the justification for its existence-- the greatest amount of happiness for the greatest possible number of people. In so far as its citizens are saved from the major anxieties and responsibilities which normally surround the business of being a man, they transfer what appears to be an unvarying human capacity for worry to the most trivial things, making mountains out of molehills on a vast scale; and they have nervous breakdowns over problems which men and women living under sterner conditions would hardly find time to notice." - Author: Charles Le Gai Eaton

Quotes About Aids Day

"For all the feminist jabber about women being victimized by fashion, it is men who most suffer from conventions of dress. Every day, a woman can choose from an army of personae, femme to butch, and can cut or curl her hair or adorn herself with a staggering variety of artistic aids. But despite the Sixties experiments in peacock dress, no man can rise in the corporate world today, outside the entertainment industry, with long hair or makeup or purple velvet suits." - Author: Camille Paglia

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"Terence: As my old da used to tell me, never trust a rich man.David: Good thing Im only moderately rich.Terence: Which is why I only moderately distrust you." - Author: Sabrina Jeffries

Quotes About Houses Of Worship

"Libraries are like houses of worship: Whether or not you use them yourself, its important to know that they are there. In many ways they define a society and the values of that society. Librarians to me are the keepers of the flame of knowledge. When I was growing up, the librarian in my local library looked like a meek little old lady, but after you spent some time with her, you realized she was Athena with a sword, a wise and wonderful repository of wisdom." - Author: Jane Stanton Hitchcock

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"...nothing is more blissful than to occupy the heights effectively fortified by the teaching of the wise, tranquil sanctuaries from which you can look down upon others and see them wandering everywhere in their random search for the way of life, competing for intellectual eminence, disputing about rank, and striving night and day with prodigious effort to scale the summit of wealth and to secure power. O minds of mortals, blighted by your blindness! Amid what deep darkness and daunting dangers lifes little day is passed! To think that you should fail to see that nature importantly demands only that the body may be rid of pain, and that the mind, divorced from anxiety and fear, may enjoy a feeling of contentment!" - Author: Lucretius

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"...the big increases in heart and blood volumes that occur by the 12th week of pregnancy should have the same effect as blood doping. This partially explains the outstanding performances of several female athletes from Eastern bloc countries who were at this stage of pregnancy when they competed in the 1976 Olympics." - Author: James F. Clapp III

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"Heart-Shaped Glasses (When the Heart Guides the Hand), the first single from Eat Me, Drink Me, features a video filmed by Titanic director James Cameron. In it, Manson croons to Wood, who – with bobbed hair, gloves and a demure frock – blankly masturbates in an audience of writhing lesbians, Mansons image reflected in her heart-shaped glasses. I wanted to like the song, but found Mansons threadbare voice and overdubbed music annoying, and the chorus - Dont break my heart/and I wont break your heart-shaped glasses – suggested a pugilistic retribution (Dump me, and Ill punch your lights out!) more in keeping with Norman Mailer than Nabokov." - Author: Antonella Gambotto Burke

Quotes About Good Friends Funny

"The only good teachers for you are those friends who love you, who think you are interesting, or very important, or wonderfully funny; whose attitude is:"Tell me more. Tell me all you can. I want to understand more about everything you feel and know and all the changes inside and out of you. Let more come out."And if you have no such friend,--and you want to write,--well, then you must imagine one." - Author: Brenda Ueland

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"Offence is important; thats how you know you care about things. Imagine a life where youre not offended. So dull." - Author: Marcus Brigstocke