[Often We Lose Our Identity Trying To Please Or Placate Others.]

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"Are you going to marry her?"I would know such a thing as that," Clarence says, "only well after the fact."

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"Long before genetics became a flourishing field, Christians have spoken about sin as an inherited condition."

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"Just because I disagree with a person that doesnt make him my enemy."

Timothy Leary Quotes

"Think for yourself and question authority."

Richard E Leakey Quotes

"Our self-awareness impresses itself on us so cogently, as individuals and as a species, that we cannot imagine ourselves out of existence, even though for hundreds of millions of years humans played no part in the flow of life on the planet. When Teilhard de Chardin wrote, "The phenomenon of Man was essentially foreordained from the beginning," he was speaking from the depth of individual experience, which we all share, as much as from religious philosophy. Our inability to imagine a world without Homo sapiens has a profound impact on our view of ourselves; it becomes seductively easy to imagine that our evolution was inevitable. And inevitability gives meaning to life, because there is a deep security in believing that the way things are is the way they were meant to be."

Lois Lenski Quotes

"A new respect for Nature had been learned, a new kinship with sun and water and soil....They had learned that while Nature is often beautiful and kind, her laws must be respected, for they are ruthless and inexorable as well. Man must accept these laws and adjust his way of living to them. Then only can he prosper."

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"Spending longer thinking about the problem before you dive in is likely to lead to higher levels of creativity in the final product."

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"Pregnant? But thats impossible. My patients a man!"

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"...the weather was atrocious. A frightful storm burst upon us. We camped literally in water...To cap our woe, there was no means to light a single fire. We had to imagine dinner."

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Quotes About Enabling Others

"there is a great choice that awaits us every day: whether we go around carving holes in others because we have been so painfully carved ourselves, or whether we let spirit play its song through our tender experience, enabling us to listen, as well, to the miraculous music coming through others." - Author: Mark Nepo

Quotes About Challenging Your Limits

"Everybody Hurts When the day is long and the night, the night is yours alone,When youre sure youve had enough of this life, well hang onDont let yourself go, cause everybody cries and everybody hurts sometimesSometimes everything is wrong. Now its time to sing alongWhen your day is night alone, (hold on, hold on)If you feel like letting go, (hold on)When you think youve had too much of this life, well hang onCause everybody hurts. Take comfort in your friendsEverybody hurts. Dont throw your hand. Oh, no. Dont throw your handIf you feel like youre alone, no, no, no, you are not aloneIf youre on your own in this life, the days and nights are long,When you think youve had too much of this life to hang onWell, everybody hurts sometimes,Everybody cries. And everybody hurts sometimesAnd everybody hurts sometimes. So, hold on, hold onHold on, hold on, hold on, hold on, hold on, hold onEverybody hurts. You are not alone" - Author: R.E.M.

Quotes About William Shakespeare

"On the opening night of the Hazzard County High School production of William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet, Buster was going to play Romeo. His sister, Annie, was to play Juliet. Other than Buster, no one backstage seemed to understand that this was a problem. "Let me ask you something, Buster," said Mr. Delano, the high school drama teacher. "Have you heard of the phrase the show must go on?" Buster nodded. "Well," Mr. Delano continued, "this is the kind of moment for which that phrase was coined." - Author: Kevin Wilson

Quotes About Stultify

"Do the things that interest you and do them with all your heart. Dont be concerned about whether people are watching you or criticizing you. The chances are that they arent paying any attention to you. Its your attention to yourself that is so stultifying. But you have to disregard yourself as completely as possible. If you fail the first time then youll just have to try harder the second time. After all, theres no real reason why you should fail. Just stop thinking about yourself." - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

Quotes About Invisible

"How can you see and sue something invisible?" - Author: Toba Beta

Quotes About Limited Rights

"Our Press and our schools cultivate Chauvinism, militarism, dogmatism, conformism and ignorance. The arbitrary power of the Government is unlimited, and unexampled in history; freedom of the Press, of opinion and of movement are as thoroughly exterminated as though the proclamation of the Rights of Man had never been. We have built up the most gigantic police apparatus, with informers made a national institution, and the most refined scientific system of political and mental torture. We whip the groaning masses of the country towards a theoretical future happiness, which only we can." - Author: Arthur Koestler

Quotes About Sakit

"Aku telah mengidap sakit gila nomor enam belas: yakni penyakit manusia yang membuat dunia sendiri dalam kepalanya, menciptakan masalah-masalahnya sendiri, terpuruk di dalamnya, lalu menyelesaikan masalah-masalah itu, sambil tertawa-tawa, juga sendirian." - Author: Andrea Hirata

Quotes About Nstp

"In theory, youre supposed to geteveryones names and become lifelong friends. I literally had contact with half the kidshere last night, but how in hell do they expect me to differentiate one of my butt-to-buttdancing partners from another? Am I supposed to randomly rub my buttocks up againstpeople to see if weve bonded booties before? "Yes, the particular musculature of yourass does feel familiar. 1 remember you now!" Duh." - Author: Megan McCafferty

Quotes About Elf The Midget

"Blobfish, the guy who snapped a hamsters neck, myself, the homeless guy who has never thrown a punch (but has killed a fox) and Dickface, the man obsessed with trees and touching himself in public, follow an arrogant midget into the home of a pale creature I am certain will kill us all, to save the life of an ungrateful bastard parrot called Madness.The temperature drops further.A cold night for heroes." - Author: Craig Stone

Quotes About A Man And Woman

"..none of this surprised me; it was as if this meeting between us was foreordained by a force greater than either of us. I know I had the events wheeling swiftly over a well-traveled course to a destination long ago established. I felt as if I was merely saying the words I had been destined to say. If there was no surprise, neither was there fear or alarm. The circumstance seemed both right and natural--as if we had talked this way a thousand times, and knew well what the other would say... This is the only truth we can know in life. Nothing else in the world is certain--only this: that a man and woman should come together in love." - Author: Stephen R. Lawhead