[Sports Represent A Shared Vision Of How We Continue, As Individual, Team, Or Community, To Experience A Happiness Or Absence Of Care So Intense, So Rare, And So Fleeting That We Associate Their Experience With Experience Otherwise Described As Religious Or We Say The Sports Experience Must Be The Tattered Remnant Of An Experience Which Was Once Described, When First Felt, As Religious.]

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"Ive never asked for special treatment along the way. And Im never going to hide the fact that Im a girl, ever. Thats obvious, isnt it?"

Kelli Swofford Nielsen Quotes

"The problem is you make the tricks look good. You are a brilliant acrobat, and a witty comedian. You are skillful. People want a fool to be foolish--trip on banana peels and grin and spout nonsense. These men want fools to make them feel better about themselves, not to remind them what they lack."

Sapphire Quotes

"I changed the past by walking back into it."

Emmanuel Diogu Quotes

"Mind makes a man of God."

Steffi Graf Quotes

"I never hanker after the past - I prefer to devote myself to new tasks."

Lewis Clarke Quotes

"Im really happy, but mostly relieved that for the first time in 48 days I dont have to get up tomorrow and drag my sled for nine hours in the snow and icy wind. Today was really hard. The closer I got to the Pole, the slower I went. My legs had had enough. But now Im here and Ive had some spaghetti bolognaise and I am sitting in a heated tent."

Nicola Marsh Quotes

"You thought I didnt notice the way you two looked at each other? I may be old but Im not blind. I remember thatfeeling. The spark, the electricity... "I had to interject before I got the unabridged version of Anjali Does Mumbai."

Wilhelm Steinitz Quotes

"I have never in my life played the French Defence, which is the dullest of all openings."

Kate Brady Quotes

"Being smart was key; being careful was critical.Being lucky didnt hurt."

John Waters Quotes

"Not wanting anyone to pop my bubble by speaking to me, I immediately began reading Lesbian Nuns, and that did the trick. No one attempted small talk."

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Quotes About Painful Loss

"A relationship between two people is made up, for the most part, of invisible things: memories, shared experiences, hopes and fears. When one person disappears, the other is left alone, as if holding a string with no kite. Memories can do a lot to sustain you, but the invisible stuff of the relationship is lost, even as unresolved issues remain: arguments never settled, kind words never uttered, things left un-said. They become like a splinter beneath the skin-unseen, but painful nevertheless. Until theyre exposed, coping with the loss is impossible." - Author: David Dosa

Quotes About Arrogance And Confidence

"Faith taints or at worst removes our curiosity about the world, what we should value, and what type of life we should lead. Faith replaces wonder with epistemological arrogance disguised as false humility. Faith immutably alters the starting conditions for inquiry by uprooting a hunger to know and sowing a warrantless confidence." - Author: Peter Boghossian

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"Arguments from authority carry little weight – authorities have made mistakes in the past. They will do so again in the future. Perhaps a better way to say it is that in science there are no authorities; at most, there are experts." - Author: Carl Sagan

Quotes About Romulus And Remus

"Oh, my dear! Im afraid youve mistakenme for someone else! My name is Rhea Silvia. I was the mother to Romulus and Remus, thousands of years ago. But youre so kind to think I look as young as the 1950s." - Author: Rick Riordan

Quotes About Dissertation

"Not one word about proposals, no matter how much she pushes," I told my friends. "No matter what she says or how loud she cries, dont try to throw that up as a distraction."Gabriels lips twitched. "I dont think its going to be that bad. Its one woman against five supernatural creatures... And Zeb.""You laugh because you havent heard my mothers thirty-minute verbal dissertation on appropriate seasonal flower choices. Were better off letting her yell at us for being dirty, premarital fornicators." - Author: Molly Harper

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"Ze verlangde hartgrondig naar de onbevangenheid van haar leeftijdsgenoten, hun dwaze gevoel van onsterfelijkheid." - Author: Paolo Giordano

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"Ultimately, the main reasons why I will be chubby for life are (1) I have virtually no hobbies except dieting. I cant speak any non-English languages, knit, ski, scrapbook, or cook. I have no pets. I dont know how to do drugs. I lost my passport three years ago when I moved into my house and never got it renewed. Video games scare me because they all seem to simulate situations Id hate to be in, like war or stealing cars. So if I ever lost weight I would also lose my only hobby; (2) I have no discipline; Im like if Private Benjamin had never toughened up but, in fact, got worse; (3) Guys Ive dated have been into me the way I am; and (4) Im pretty happy with the way I look, so long as I dont break a beach chair." - Author: Mindy Kaling

Quotes About Member Service

"His Majesty needs a can-I girl anyway. And Im not it.""A can-I girl?" Andrea frowned. I leaned back. "Can I fetch your food, Your Majesty? Can I tell you how strong and mighty you are, Your Majesty? Can I pick your fleas, Your Majesty? Can I kiss your ass, Your Majesty? Can I..." It dawned on me that Raphael was sitting very still. Frozen, like a statue, his gaze fixed on the point above my head. "Hes standing behind me, isnt he?" Andrea nodded slowly."Technically it should be may I," Curran said, his voice deeper than I remembered. "Since youre asking for permission." Why me? "To answer your question, yes, you may kiss my ass. Normally I prefer maintain my personal space, but youre a Friend of the Pack and your services have proven useful once or twice. I strive to accommodate the wishes of persons friendly to my people. My only question is, would kissing my ass be obeisance, grooming, or foreplay?" - Author: Ilona Andrews

Quotes About Famous Vice

"Hash, x. There is no definition for this word - nobody knows what hash is.Famous, adj. Conspicuously miserable.Dictionary, n. A malevolent literary device for cramping the growth of a language and making it hard and inelastic. This dictionary, however, is a most useful work." - Author: Ambrose Bierce