[The Italians Were Getting So Accustomed To Tragedies And Disasters That Their Appetite For Sensation Was Becoming Jaded.]

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Naren Singh Quotes

"In the game of cards, he would always get the worst hand. In the game of dice, he always got the worst numbers. By the age 7 he had already accepted that luck was not his thing. But for the first time, he wanted to get that perfect hand. For the first time he wanted to be the one, to be the one whom she would like over all others."

Debi Mazar Quotes

"I started doing makeup to make a living. Then I said, Youre not supposed to be putting powder on other people. Youre supposed to be powdering yourself."

Totok R Biyanto Quotes

"Time is a universal regressor, time will prove everything"

Ken Robinson Quotes

"I asked a professor of nanotechnology what they use to measure the unthinkable small distances of nanospace? He said it was the nanometre. This didnt help me very much. A nanometre is a billionth of a metre. I understood the idea but couldnt visualise what it meant. I said, "What is it roughly?" He thought for a moment and said, "A nanometre is roughly the distance that a mans beard grows in one second". I had never thought about what beards do in a second but they must do something. It takes them all day to grow about a milllimetre. They dont leap out of your face at eight oclock in the morning. Beards are slow, languid things and our language reflects this. We do not say "as quick as a beard" or "as fast as a bristle". We now have a way of grasping of how slow they are - about a nanometre a second."

Carrie Ryan Quotes

"I need him with an urgency that I cannot escape."

Drew Gilpin Faust Quotes

"Look to the past to help create the future. Look to science and to poetry. Combine innovation and interpretation. We need the best of both. And it is universities that best provide them."

Frank Smith Quotes

"Writing is for stories to be read, books to be published, poems to be recited, plays to be acted, songs to be sung, newspapers to be shared, letters to be mailed, jokes to be told, notes to be passed, recipes to be cooked, messages to be exchanged, memos to be circulated, announcements to be posted, bills to be collected, posters to be displayed and diaries to be concealed. Writing is for ideas, action, reflection, and experience. It is not for having your ignorance exposed, your sensitivity destroyed, or your ability assessed."

Zhang Yun Quotes

"I am the true God; I am the living God, the eternal King. I am the Most High over all the earth; I am exalted far above all gods. Righteousness and justice are the foundation of my throne; love and faithfulness go before me. My plans stand firm forever, the purposes of my heart through all generations. The heavens proclaim my righteousness, and all the peoples see my glory."

Jack Wynn Quotes

"Technology is your friend... When it works."

MK Wilke Quotes

"Love is knowing when to let go"

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Quotes About Maths And Physics

"Same as you, Arthur. I hitched a ride. After all, with a degree in maths and another in astrophysics it was either that or back to the dole queue on Monday. Sorry I missed the Wednesday lunch date, but I was in a black hole all morning." - Author: Douglas Adams

Quotes About Exchange Gift

"I always have the most fun on the Fourth of July. You dont have to exchange any gifts. You just go to the beach and watch fireworks. Its always fun." - Author: James Lafferty

Quotes About White Tulips

"On the warm stone walls, climbing roses were just coming into bloom and great twisted branches of honeysuckle and clematis wrestled each other as they tumbled up and over the top of the wall. Against another wall were white apple blossoms on branches cut into sharp crucifixes and forced to lie flat against the stone. Below, the huge frilled lips of giant tulips in shades of white and cream nodded in their beds. They were almost finished now, spread open too far, splayed, exposing obscene black centers. Ive never had my own garden but I suddenly recognized something in the tangle of this one that wasnt beauty. Passion, maybe. And something else. Rage." - Author: Meg Rosoff

Quotes About Funny Goths

"Its funny that all these goths paint their faces with such white make-up and that is the actual colour of my skin, I am that pale!" - Author: Kelly Osbourne

Quotes About Becquerel

"Who would not have been laughed at if he had said in 1800 that metals could be extracted from their ores by electricity or that portraits could be drawn by chemistry.{Commenting on Henri Becquerels process for extracting metals by voltaic means.}" - Author: Henri Becquerel

Quotes About Disney Mickey

"Perhaps it was that I wanted to see what I had learned, what I had read, what I had imagined, that I would never be able to see the city of London without seeing it through the overarching scrim of every description of it I had read before. When I turn the corner into a small, quiet, leafy square, am I really seeing it fresh, or am I both looking and remembering? [...]This is both the beauty and excitement of London, and its cross to bear, too. There is a tendency for visitors to turn the place into a theme park, the Disney World of social class, innate dignity, crooked streets, and grand houses, with a cavalcade of monarchs as varied and cartoony as Mickey Mouse, Snow White, and, at least in the opinion of various Briths broadhseets, Goofy.They come, not to see what London is, or even what it was, but to confirm a kind of picture-postcard view of both, all red telephone kiosks and fog-wreathed alleyways." - Author: Anna Quindlen

Quotes About Eavesdropper

"Im a really good eavesdropper. I listen to what people say and remember all the buzzwords." - Author: William Gibson

Quotes About Scripts

"12. Historians today rely on classics like Thucydides History of the Peloponnesian War, Caesars Gallic War, and Tacituss Histories. The earliest copies we have for these date from 1,300, 900, and 700 years after the original writing, respectively, and there are eight extant copies of the first, ten of the second, and two of the third. In contrast, the earliest copy of Marks gospel is dated at AD 130 (a century after the original writing), and there are 5,000 ancient Greek copies, along with nearly 20,000 Latin and other ancient manuscripts. The sheer volume of ancient manuscripts provides sufficient comparison between copies to provide an accurate reproduction of the original text. Ironically, a number of fashionable scholars attracted to the so-called gnostic gospels as an "alternative Christianity" have far fewer manuscripts, and the original writings cannot be dated any earlier than a century after the canonical Gospels." - Author: Michael S. Horton

Quotes About Zeus

"Well … Zeus approves, Aeolus muttered. ―He says … he says it would be better if you could avoid saving her until after the weekend, because he has a big party planned—Ow! That‘s Aphrodite yelling at him, reminding him that the solstice starts at dawn. She says I should help you. And Hephaestus… yes. Hmm. Very rare they agree on anything. Hold on" - Author: Rick Riordan

Quotes About Short Prose

"My customary exercise consists of a short stroll from the Temple tube to Equity Court, and rising to object to impertinent questions put by prosecuting counsel." - Author: John Mortimer