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Lisa Smartt Quotes

"Any dog can bed down a lot of females. But only a real man can love one woman for a lifetime."

Yves Rossy Quotes

"I was a pilot and flying hang gliders, paragliders, aerobatics airplanes, and then I discovered skydiving. Free fall. Free. With nothing around you, just a parachute on your back. And you go down. But you dont feel like youre going down. Total freedom."

Stan Lee Quotes

"I always sympathized with the people who did work for hire; I was one of them."

Emily Whitman Quotes

"I wanted it to be so pure. Nothing is ever pure."

Anne Louise Germaine De Stael Quotes

"Sensibility, imagination, reason, each is subservient to the other. Every one of these faculties would be nothing but a disease, but weakness, instead of strength, if it were not modified or completed by the collective character of our nature."

Grady McWhiney Quotes

"A determined Yankee book drummer once told a Southerner that a set of books on scientific agriculture would teach him to farm twice as good as you do. To which the Southerner replied: Hell, son, I dont farm half as good as I know how now."

Robert Wyatt Quotes

"Those nations of artists, finding their own individualism, and kind of standing against the world: to me thats the ultimate nightmare. I want to get lost and diffused in the world."

Lauren Bush Quotes

"Obviously, Ive seen what the press has done to my cousins. I would never let that rule my life, but Im not the kind of person to rebel or do things. I dont know. I dont let the potential for bad press dictate who I am, but I keep that in mind. How can you not?"

Charles Nicholl Quotes

"This is the way history happens: it is measured out in days rather than epochs."

Danai Gurira Quotes

"I create fictional narratives, but its based on literal people."

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Quotes About Tricks And Hoes

"The more I think about myself, the more Im persuaded that, as a person, I really dont exist. That is one of the reasons why I cant believe in any orthodox religion: I cannot believe in my own soul. No, I am a chemical compound, conditioned by environment and education. My "character" is simply a repertoire of acquired tricks, my conversation a repertoire of adaptations and echoes, my "feelings" are dictated by purely physical, external stimuli." - Author: Christopher Isherwood

Quotes About Intersex

"No men ever, you said." Verlaine leaned across the table, peering at him. "Mateo, are you maybe-well-transgender? Intersex? No prejudice here. Just support."Mateo would have started thudding his face against the table in frustration if his pizza hadnt been in the way. "Im a guy.""Well take your word for it." - Author: Claudia Gray

Quotes About Sports Heroes

"We never change. Neither our socks nor our masters nor our opinions, or were so slow about it that its no use. We were born loyal and thats what killed us! Soldiers free of charge, heroes for everyone else, talking monkeys, tortured words, we are the minions of King Misery...Its not a life." - Author: Louis Ferdinand Céline

Quotes About Trans

"I hereby certify that the bearer of this note, Nikolai Ivanovich, spent the night in question at Satans ball, having been lured there in a transportational capacity... Hella, put in parentheses! And write hog. Signed- Behemoth." - Author: Mikhail Bulgakov

Quotes About Cabin On Lake

"This is the most beautiful place on earth.There are many such places. Every man, every woman, carries in heart and mind the image of the ideal place, the right place, the one true home, known or unknown, actual or visionary. A houseboat in Kashmir, a view down Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, a gray gothic farmhouse two stories high at the end of a red dog road in the Allegheny Mountains, a cabin on the shore of a blue lake in spruce and fir country, a greasy alley near the Hoboken waterfront, or even, possibly, for those of a less demanding sensibility, the world to be seen from a comfortable apartment high in the tender, velvety smog of Manhattan, Chicago, Paris, Tokyo, Rio, or Rome — theres no limit to the human capacity for the homing sentiment." - Author: Edward Abbey

Quotes About Microcosms

"Who hasnt grown up knowing the bitchy cheerleader, a dumb jock, the computer nerd, an overbearing mother, a distant father, a misunderstood old person, or an alienated artist, writer, musician, or dancer? If everybody knows these people, are they really clichés or merely categories? Maybe the various cities, towns, neighborhoods, and blocks are really replicating microcosms? The same strands woven together to create one large tapestry of life?" - Author: Karen Wojcik Berner

Quotes About Being Strong In Relationships

"He had people to love, who, best of all, loved him, too. He didnt feel it made sense to waste the energy on relationships that would only pull him under some emotional waterfall in which hed never catch his breath." - Author: Scott Turow

Quotes About Field Trips

"Walk in the rain,smell flowers,stop along the way,build sandcastles,go on field trips,find out how things work,tell stories,say the magic words,trust the universe." - Author: Bruce Williamson

Quotes About Volunteering And Community Service

"Volunteering to help others is the right thing to do, and it also boosts personal happiness; a review of research by the Corporation for National and Community Service shows that those who aid the causes they value tend to be happier and in better health. They show fewer signs of physical and mental aging. And its not just that helpful people also tend to be healthier and happier; helping others causes happiness. "Be selfless, if only for selfish reasons," as one of my happiness paradoxes holds. About one-quarter of Americans volunteer, and of those, a third volunteer for more than a hundred hours each year." - Author: Gretchen Rubin

Quotes About Crying Child

"They died crying in their minds like little babies. They forgot the thing they were fighting for the thing they were dying for. They thought about things a man can understand. They died yearning for the face of a friend. They died whimpering for the voice of a mother a father a wife a child. They died with their hearts sick for one more look at the place where they were born please god just one more look. They died moaning and sighing for life. They knew what was important. They knew that life was everything and they died with screams and sobs. They died with only one thought in their minds and that was I want to live I want to live I want to live." - Author: Dalton Trumbo