[The Biographer Has Two Lives: The One She Leads, And The One She Ultimately Understands.]

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Natasha Solomons Quotes

"I remember that Sunday with absolute clarity - it was one of those perfect June mornings that make one certain Eden was a summers day in southern England."

Pau Quotes

"True love waits..."

Belsebuub Quotes

"If people knew what they were missing, they would give up everything they have to achieve it."

Hermann Bahr Quotes

"It comforted him because it could not be called suffering if it was a sign of Art."

James R Ball Quotes

"We cannot achieve more in life than what we believe in our heart of hearts we deserve to have."

Anita Roddick Quotes

"Look at the Quakers - they were excellent business people that never lied, never stole; they cared for their employees and the community which gave them the wealth. They never took more money out than they put back in."

Bryce Dallas Howard Quotes

"My dads more three-dimensional than Opie Taylor or Richie Cunningham. He even has a temper! Hes a real person. But some people are disappointed by that."

Robert Culp Quotes

"There is no sense in doing a wonderful script with somebody who cant direct because that is a disaster."

Fritz Scholder Quotes

"I give thanks everyday that Ive been able to take my craziness and make it work for me."

Shawn Wilson Quotes

"The purpose of any ceremony is to build stronger relationship or bridge the distance between our cosmos and us. The research that we do as Indigenous people is a ceremony that allows us a raised level of consciousness and insight into our world. Through going forward together with open minds and good hearts we have uncovered the nature of this ceremony"

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Quotes About Worker

"Your dad was in a street gang?" My adopted dad was an accountant for a big Fortune 500 corporation. Him, me, and my adopted mom lived in the suburbs in an English Tudor house with a gigantic basement where he fiddled with model trains. The other dads were lawyers and research chemists, but they all ran model trains. Every weekend they could, theyd load into a family van and cruise into the city for research. Snapping pictures of gang members. Gang graffiti. Sex workers walking their tracks. Litter and pollution and homeless heroin addicts. All this, theyd study and bicker about, trying to outdo each other with the most realistic, the grittiest scenes of urban decay they could create in HO train scale in a subdivision basement" - Author: Chuck Palahniuk

Quotes About Gulag

"I could pour my love in a coffee cup and the shivering and skeptical would beg me to drink it on a cold winter morning. And could they drink from my coffee cup? No, because its not like there is coffee in there, or even hot chocolate. My love is the only thing filling that cup, and everyone knows (well, everyone but Agatha knows) that you cant drink my love, you can only eat it. Thats because my love is frozen like 32 degrees spun around 180 degrees, translated to Inuit, shipped to Siberia, tutored in a gulag, and sent back to the US in the form of a Martini on the rocks by a bartender named Martin Rock." - Author: Jarod Kintz

Quotes About Business Profits

"A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large." - Author: Henry Ford

Quotes About Choosing A Path

"It is a painful thing to say to oneself: by choosing one road I am turning my back on a thousand others. Everything is interesting; everything might be useful; everything attracts and charms a noble mind; but death is before us; mind and matter make their demands; willy-nilly we must submit and rest content as to things that time and wisdom deny us, with a glance of sympathy which is another act of our homage to the truth." - Author: Antonin Sertillanges

Quotes About Ones Character

"The word Renaissance helps to impose a factitious unity on all the untidy and heterogeneous events which are going on in those centuries as in any others. Thus the "imaginary entity" creeps in. Renaissance becomes the name for some character or quality supposed to be immanent in all events, and collects very serious emotional overtones in the process. Then as every attempt to define this mysterious character or quality turns out to uncover all sorts of things that were there before the chosen period, a curious procedure is adopted. Instead of admitting that our definition has broken down, we adopt the desperate expedient that "the Renaissance" must have begun earlier than we had thought. (55)" - Author: C.S. Lewis

Quotes About Youth Ministers

"The form that the love of religion takes in the soul differs a great deal according to the circumstances of out lives. Some circumstances prevent the very birth of this love; others kill it before it has been able to grow very strong. In affliction some men, in spite of themselves, develop a hatred and contempt for religions because the cruelty, pride, or corruption of certain of its ministers have made them suffer. There are others who have been reared from their earliest youth in surroundings impregnated with a spirit of this sort. We must conclude that in such cases, by Gods mercy, the love of our neighbor and the love of the beauty of the world, if they are sufficiently strong and pure, will be enough to raise the soul to any height." - Author: Simone Weil

Quotes About Being Excited For Tomorrow

"I would never be popular. I didnt want to be; I liked being shy. Id never be the smartest or the hottest or the happiest. By eighth grade you start to figure out your limits." - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson

Quotes About Paint

"NOVEL, n. A short story padded. A species of composition bearing the same relation to literature that the panorama bears to art. As it is too long to be read at a sitting the impressions made by its successive parts are successively effaced, as in the panorama. Unity, totality of effect, is impossible; for besides the few pages last read all that is carried in mind is the mere plot of what has gone before. To the romance the novel is what photography is to painting. Its distinguishing principle, probability, corresponds to the literal actuality of the photograph and puts it distinctly into the category of reporting; whereas the free wing of the romancer enables him to mount to such altitudes of imagination as he may be fitted to attain; and the first three essentials of the literary art are imagination, imagination and imagination. The art of writing novels, such as it was, is long dead everywhere except in Russia, where it is new. Peace to its ashes — some of which have a large sale." - Author: Ambrose Bierce

Quotes About Famous Illuminati

"Duke Ellington was famous for hs very original harmonic patterns." - Author: Lawrence Welk

Quotes About Roommates Best Friends

"Do we take less pride in the possession of our home because its walls were built by some unknown carpenter, its tapestries woven by some unknown weaver on a far Oriental shore, in some antique time? No. We show our home to our friends with the pride as if it were our home, which it is. Why then should we take less pride when reading a book written by some long-dead author? Is it not our book just as much, or even more so, than theirs? So the landowner says, ‘Look at my beautiful home! Isnt it fine? And not, ‘Look at the home so-and-so has built. Thus we shouldnt cry, ‘Look what so-and-so has written. What a genius so-and-so is! But rather, ‘Look at what I have read! Am I not a genius? Have I not invented these pages? The walls of this universe, did I not build? The souls of these characters, did I not weave?" - Author: Roman Payne