[Once You Got Started, All You Had To Do Was Keep Placing One Foot In Front Of The Other, No Matter How Happy Or Sad You Were. I'd Taken That First Step Because I'd Wanted To Look Better. I'd Wanted My Clothes To Fit. But It Hadn't Taken Me Long To Figure Out That The Biggest Benefit Was Less About Vanity Than It Was About Sanity. Walking Always Helped.]

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Martha Grimes Quotes

"Remember the great film with Bette Davis, All About Eve? Theres a scene after the scheming Eve steals Margos role through trickery & then gets this magnificent review. Margo of course is effing & blinding all over the place. And crying. Her director rushes into her house, puts his arms around her & says, "I ran all the way". Thats what I want."

Kent McCord Quotes

"I met Cynthia when I was 12, proposed at 16, became engaged at 17, married her at 19 and we had a baby when I was 20. If extra work could pay for a lot of diapers, that was for me."

Ben Affleck Quotes

"My mother taught public school, went to Harvard and then got her masters there and taught fifth and sixth grade in a public school. My dad had a more working-class lifestyle. He didnt go to college. He was an auto mechanic and a bartender and a janitor at Harvard."

TH White Quotes

"So we may well believe that the Kings men were shriven on the night before they fought. Something of the young mans vision had penetrated to his captains and his soldiers. Something of the new ideal of the Round Table which was to be born in pain, something about doing a hateful and dangerous action for the sake of decency--for they knew that the fight was to be fought in blood and death without reward. They would get nothing but the unmarketable conscience of having done what they ought to do in spite of fear--something which wicked people have often debased by calling it glory with too much sentiment, but which is glory all the same. This idea was in the hearts of the young men who knelt before the God-distributing bishops--knowing that the odds were three to one, and that their own warm bodies might be cold at sunset."

Helene Young Quotes

"The insanity of love, and thats why youre trying to drive away with the park brake on."

Leonard Tourney Quotes

"Why, could the good man not impose his will, control his wife? asked Mrs. Carew, who always made much of masculine authority in her talk with friends but ruled the roost at home."

The Person I Really Am Quotes

"Death is always equal but never fair"

Phillipa Gregory Quotes

"The old laws do not stand. Everything can be remade. Marriage does not mean marriage now"

Larry Charles Quotes

"I take big risks, but Im not reckless about it."

Hollywood Quotes

"all thats lost again but im not giving in i will not bow i will not break i will shut the world away i will not fall i will not fade i will take ur breath away"

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Quotes About Getting Baked

"Maybe this is all love is and all it will ever be-- boys fucking girls and pretending its love, girls getting fucked and pretending they like it, saying "I love you, too," and wanting to throw up." - Author: Amy Reed

Quotes About Algebraic Geometry

"As to the need of improvement there can be no question whilst the reign of Euclid continues. My own idea of a useful course is to begin with arithmetic, and then not Euclid but algebra. Next, not Euclid, but practical geometry, solid as well as plane; not demonstration, but to make acquaintance. Then not Euclid, but elementary vectors, conjoined with algebra, and applied to geometry. Addition first; then the scalar product. Elementary calculus should go on simultaneously, and come into vector algebraic geometry after a bit. Euclid might be an extra course for learned men, like Homer..." - Author: Euclid

Quotes About Pausing

"Hes not in a very good mood," said Luke, pausing in front of a closed door. "I shut him up in Freaky Petes office after he nearly killed half my pack with his bare hands. He wouldnt talk to me, so"—Luke shrugged—"I thought of you." He looked from Clarys baffled face to Simons. "What?""I cant believe he came here," Clary said."I cant believe you know someone named Freaky Pete," said Simon."I know a lot of people," said Luke. "Not that Freaky Pete is strictly people, but Im hardly one to talk." - Author: Cassandra Clare

Quotes About Friend Zone

"But, as I watch this film, I often think that the boy did not know what he was really running toward, that it was not the end zone which awaited him. Somewhere in that ten second dash the running boy turned to metaphor and the older man could see it where the boy couldn not. He would be good at running, always good at it, and he would always run away from the things that hurt him, from the people who loved him, and from the friends empowered to save him. But where do we run when there are no crowds, no lights, no end zones? Where does a man run? the coach said, studying the films of himself as a boy. Where can a man run when he has lost the excuse of games? Where can a man run or where can he hide when he looks behind him and sees that he is only pursued by himself?" - Author: Pat Conroy

Quotes About Lack Of Knowledge

"You taste injustice, even if its fictional, really taste it,it has a way of doing that. Sometimes, you can never put the shoe on the other foot. We cant go back in time and know what it was like to be a black person then. Even today, when things are supposed to be so much better, not one of you can understand what its like to be black, to live with the knowledge of what happened to your ancestry and still face injustice. But that book makes us taste it and, reading it, we know how bitter that taste is and we know we dont like it. But that bitter wakes you up, and when you wake up, you open your mind to things in this world, you make yourself think. Then youll decide you dont like the taste of injustice, not for you and not for anyone, and youll understand that even though all the battles cant be won, that doesnt mean you wont fight." - Author: Kristen Ashley

Quotes About Contradiction In Life

"The more formidable the contradiction between inexhaustible life-joy and inevitable fate, the greater the longing which reveals itself in the kingdom of poetry and in the self-created world of dreams hopes to banish the dark power of reality. The gods enjoy eternal youth, and the search for the means of securing it was one of the occupations of the heroes of mythology and the sages, as it was of real adventurers in the middle ages and more recent times. . . . But the fountain of youth has not been found, and can not be found if it is sought in any particular spot on the earth. Yet it is no fable, no dream-picture; it requires no adept to find it: it streams forth inexhaustible in all living nature." - Author: Ferdinand Cohn

Quotes About Garrity

"Going home in the trolley, Francie held the shoebox in her lap because Mama had no lap now. Francie thought deep thoughts during her ride. If what Granma Mary Rommely said is true, then it must be that no one ever dies, really. Papa is gone, but hes still here in many ways. Hes here in Neeley who looks just like him and in Mama who knew him so long. Hes here in his mother who began him and who is still living. Maybe I will have a boy some day who looks like Papa and has all of Papas good without the drinking. And that boy will have a boy. And that boy will have a boy. It might be there is no real death. Her thougths went to McGarrity. No one would ever believe there was any part of Papa in him." - Author: Betty Smith

Quotes About Unwind

"I felt on the verge of something, a mystery that surrounded me like gauze, something I was beginning to unwind." - Author: Janet Fitch

Quotes About Guest House

"Back at the guest house I tried to acclimatise. A travel-worn adventurer had once told me that leaning with ones head dangling over the end of a bed was the best way to achieve this. It was while I was in this position, the blood rushing to my temples, that the door swung open." - Author: Tahir Shah

Quotes About Porto Portugal

"Soon after I was born, my parents moved to the South Florida area, and Ive lived here ever since (with a few years of living in both Portugal and Brazil in my younger days)." - Author: Joe Tex