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"I could not at any age be content to take my place in a corner by the fireside and simply look on."

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"Taking up marriage is a good excuse for taking up cursing."These is my words"

Stew Quotes

"Musicians are always eclectic. Musicians are always curious and hungry for new things."

FEH Quotes

"Pain is like love; indescribable"

Timothy F Cahill Quotes

"Its a massive compliment to me to be known in Asia because Asia is the way forward in football, along with the Middle East. I believe that strongly."

Nachman Cohen Quotes

"Life is a very narrow bridge between two eternities. Be not afraid.Rabbi Nachman of Braslav"

Victor Cruz Quotes

"Ive had the same barber since I was about 14 years old."

Matthew West Quotes

"Give me open hands and open doors."

Frank Rich Quotes

"Up in the Air is not a political movie. It wont be mistaken for either a Michael Moore or Any Rand polemic on capitalism."

Alan Ryan Quotes

"The revolt in Asia Minor was snugged out in 494, and the Athenians realized that they had acquired a dangerous enemy. Darius Is first attempt at invasion in 492 was abortive: a huge storm wrecked his fleet. In 491 the Persians demanded earth and water --signs of submission--from the Aegean islands and mainland cities. Many submitted. Athens and Sparta not only stood firm but murdered the Persian ambassadors. The Athenians put them on trial and killed both the ambassadors and their translator for offenses against the Greek language; the Spartans simply thew them down a well."

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Quotes About Anecdotes

"Sophie thought about Franks cock sometimes, how famous it was. Not as famous as his voice, sure, but famous in cock terms. Most cocks were seen by only a handful of people: Mom, Dad, creepy uncle, priest, bunkmates, and lovers. Franks cock had been seen by thousands of showgirls. It was a well-known cock; more than well known, it was a star. Jesus, Franks cock probably had anecdotes." - Author: Craig Ferguson

Quotes About Latinos

"Im Cuban, so I know a lot of people who act like vampires. But wait, vampires have to be invited to your house, so maybe they are nothing like Latinos!" - Author: Valerie Cruz

Quotes About Philanderer

"From 18 to 29 I was a heavy smoker, heavy drinker, drug addict, terrible eater and philanderer. The past eight years, since I got sober, have honestly been about trying to peel back each of those habits, to get back to the 12-year-old kid inside who was tremendously excited about life." - Author: Dax Shepard

Quotes About Adventurous Love

"He had never felt so happy in the whole of his life! Without a word they made it up. They walked down to the lake. He had twenty minutes of perfect happiness. Her voice, her laugh, her dress (something floating, white, crimson), her spirit, her adventurousness; she made them all disembark and explore the island; she startled a hen; she laughed; she sang. And all the time, he knew perfectly well, Dalloway was falling in love with her; she was falling in love with Dalloway; but it didnt seem to matter. Nothing mattered. They sat on the ground and talked - he and Clarissa. They went in and out of each others minds without any effort. And then in a second it was over. He said to himself as they were getting into the boat, "She will marry that man," dully, without any resentment; but it was an obvious thing. Dalloway would marry Clarissa." - Author: Virginia Woolf

Quotes About Reflex

"The capacity for imaginative reflex, for moral risk in any human being is not limitless; on the contrary, it can be rapidly absorbed by fictions, and thus the cry in the poem may come to sound louder, more urgent, more real than the cry in the street outside. The death in the novel may move us more potently than the death in the next room. Thus there may be a covert, betraying link between the cultivation of aesthetic response and the potential of personal inhumanity." - Author: George Steiner

Quotes About Defending Our Country

"Lebanon is caught in a cycle of threats. And it is our duty to be strong and capable of defending our country. But we will not clarify or explain what we do or do not possess." - Author: Hassan Nasrallah

Quotes About Remembering The Past

"This, then, is the human problem: there is a price to be paid for every increase in consciousness. We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain. By remembering the past we can plan for the future. But the ability to plan for the future is offset by the "ability" to dread pain and to fear of the unknown. Furthermore, the growth of an acute sense of the past and future gives us a corresponding dim sense of the present. In other words, we seem to reach a point where the advantages of being conscious are outweighed by its disadvantages, where extreme sensitivity makes us unadaptable." - Author: Alan Wilson Watts

Quotes About Friends And Peers

"All my friends and peers keep asking me when Im going to rest - I just tell them its another dirty four-letter word!" - Author: Dionne Warwick

Quotes About Misleading Statistics

"The statistical method shows the facts in the light of the ideal average but does not give us a picture of their empirical reality. While reflecting an indisputable aspect of reality, it can falsify the actual truth in a most misleading way. This is particularly true of theories which are based on statistics. The distinctive thing about real facts, however, is their individuality. Not to put too fine a point on it, once could say that the real picture consists of nothing but exceptions to the rule, and that, in consequence, absolute reality has predominantly the character of irregularity." - Author: C.G. Jung

Quotes About Willow

"Im alone with the ghost of the swamp, somewhere near the weeping willows." - Author: Steven Herrick