[The Larger An English Industry Was, The More Likely It Was To Go Bankrupt, Because The English Were Not Naturally Corporate People; They Disliked Working For Others And They Seemed To Resent Taking Orders. On The Whole, Directors Were Treated Absurdly Well, And Workers Badly, And Most Industries Were Weakened By Class Suspicion And False Economies And Cynicism. But The Same Qualities That Made English People Seem Stubborn And Secretive Made Them, Face To Face, Reliable And True To Their Word. I Thought: The English Do Small Things Well And Big Things Badly.]

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"Being in the depths of the ocean was like being in the womb, suspended in a liquid environment, listening to my own breathing and heartbeat. Whether it was the serenity and security of being surrounded by this living liquid, or the total distraction of the adventure of the unknown which took me far away from the daily weight of the child abuse and violence at home, I sank beneath the surface, and if only for those few moments, was free."

Judy Sheindlin Quotes

"Beauty fades, dumb is forever."

Wawan Kurn Quotes

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Sean Patrick Thomas Quotes

"Its time for a brother to be Bond."

Jared Taylor Quotes

"Most whites do not have a racial identity, but they would do well to understand what race means for others. They should also ponder the consequences of being the only group for whom such an identity is forbidden and who are permitted no aspirations as a group."

Carole Lombard Quotes

"I live by a mans code, designed to fit a mans world, yet at the same time I never forget that a womans first job is to choose the right shade of lipstick."

Tim Ray Quotes

"Ik wilde niet aan haar denken en me op de mantra concentreren: MAAA, zei ik bij het inademenen en OEEMMM bij het uitademen. MAAA... het was vast al bijna twee uur... OEEMMM. MAAA... je zou het niet zeggen, maar die lotushouding zat niet echt lekker...OEEMMM. MAAAA... als ik Jakob en Janus eens over Ticha vertelde? OEEMMMM. Nee, eerst maar eens zien wat er ging gebeuren... MAAAA... wat rook die wierook vreselijk...OEEMMM. MAAA... komt Ticha alleen of neemt ze een paar van die wezens mee met wie ze werkt? OEEMMM. MAAAA... au, au, au ik heb kramp in mijn rechterbeen!"

Gabrielle Zevin Quotes

"No one actually needs another person or another persons love to survive. Love is when we have irrationally convinced ourselves that we do."

James Robertson Quotes

"Trust the story ... the storyteller may dissemble and deceive, the story cant: the story can only ever be itself."

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Quotes About Fighting For Marriage

"I have leveled with the girls - from Anchorage to Amarillo.I tell them that all marriages are happyIts the living together afterward thats tough.I tell them that a good marriage is not a gift,Its an achievement.that marriage is not for kids It takes guts and maturity.It separates the men from the boys and the women from the girls.I tell them that marriage is tested dily by the ability to compromise.Its survival can depend on being smart enough to know whats worth fighting about.Or making an issue of or even mentioning.Marriage is giving - and more important, its forgiving.And it is almost always the wife who must do these things.Then, as if that were not enough, she must be willing to forget what she forgave.Often that is the hardest part.Oh, I have leveled all right.If they dont get my message, Buster,Its because they dont want to get it.Rose-colored glasses are never made in bifocalsBecause nobody wants to red the small print in dreams." - Author: Ann Landers

Quotes About Your Mini Me

"Dont listen to those people who suggest you should be "over" your daughters death by now. The people who squawk the loudest about suchthings have almost never had to get over anything. Or at least not anything that was genuinely, mind-fuckingly, soul-crushingly life altering. Some ofthose people believe theyre being helpful by minimizing your pain. Others are scared of the intensity of your loss and so they use their words topush your grief away. Many of those people love you and are worthy of your love, but they are not the people who will be helpful to you when itcomes to healing the pain of your daughters death.They live on Planet Earth. You live on Planet My Baby Died." - Author: Cheryl Strayed

Quotes About Confict

"Ah, how many Marahs have been sweetened by a simple, satisfying glimpse of the Tree and the Love which underwent its worst confict there. Yes, the Cross is the tree that sweetens the waters. Love never faileth." - Author: Jim Elliot

Quotes About Goad

"Such kindness wasnt a gift but a goad, scraping against ones skin like a yoke of thorns. She would have preferred him stiff, defensive, even offensive." - Author: Lauren Willig

Quotes About Bouvard

"Toute grande oeuvre est soit une Iliade soit une Odysée, les odysées étant beaucoup plus nombreuse que les iliades: le Satiricon, La Divine Comédie, Pantagruel, Don Quichotte, et naturellement Ulysse (où lon reconnaît dailleurs linfluence directe de Bouvard et Pécuchet) sont des odysées, cest-à-dire des récits de temps pleins. Les iliades sont au contraire des recherches du temps perdu: devant Troie, sur une île déserte ou chez les Guermantes." - Author: Raymond Queneau

Quotes About Tipping

"Deep, dark unearthly black. I hadnt told anyone yet, but the color kept streaking across my mind at the oddest moments. When it did, my skin shivered pleasantly, and it was as if I could feel the color tracing a finger tenderly along my jaw, tipping my chin up to face it directly. I knew it was absurd to think a color would come to life, but once or twice, I was sure Id caught a flash of something more substantial behind the color. A pair of eyes. The way they studied me cut to the heart." - Author: Becca Fitzpatrick

Quotes About Seo

"Yo soy mi adivinanza. Señor, no pretende usted bondadosamente aliviar ni secuestrar mi soledad. Es una cosa que a las mujeres se nos enseña a temer: oh la torre terrible, oh las zarzas que las circundan; no un nido sociable, sino un calabazo.Pero nos han mentido, sabe usted, en esto como en otras tantas cosas. El calabozo podrá ser severo y amenazador, pero dentro de él estamos muy seguras, dentro de sus confines somos libres de una manera que ustedes, que tienen libertad para correr el mundo, no necesitan imaginar. Ni yo recomiendo imaginarla; pero hágame la justicia de creer que mi soledad es mi tesoro, lo mejor que poseo. No me decido a salir. Si abriera usted la puertecilla, no escaparía; pero ay, cómo canto en mi jaula de oro..." - Author: A.S. Byatt

Quotes About Experimentation

"A lot of the stuff in Speed Racer has never been done before, from it having a multi-tone, to it having a retro-cool family movie, to having the photo-realism with the CG-backgrounds and infinite focus the way they worked with these digital cameras, to even the color experimentation." - Author: Emile Hirsch

Quotes About Sitcom

"The kind of happy I was that day at the Vet when "Hawk" Dawson actually doffed his red "C" cap to me, and everyone cheered and practically convulsed into tears - you cant patent that. It was one shining moment of glory that was instantly gone. Whereas life, real life, is different and cant even be appraised as simply "happy", but only in terms of "Yes, Ill take it all, thanks" or "No, I believe I wont." Happy, as my poor father used to say, is a lot of hooey. Happy is a circus clown, a sitcom, a greeting card. Life, though, lifes about something sterner. But also something better. A lot better. Believe me." - Author: Richard Ford

Quotes About A Good Mans Love

"Simple answers to the most difficult questions:1. Why do humans find it difficult to express themselves?To relate to the movies and books, later.2. Why do humans make everything look so big, beautiful & complicated?Ego feels good.3. Why do humans want to protect the nature?Because they cant even protect themselves. Moreover, they are guilty conscious.4. What is romance?It is complicated as far as humans are concerned.5. What is love?The complicated part of the fourth question.6. What is unconditional love?Not there yet.7. Who is God?Sixth leads you to the seventh.8. Who am I?Ask yourself.9. What is loneliness?Potential energy wasted on learned answers.10. What is happiness?All of the above." - Author: Saurabh Sharma