[The Measure Of Civilized Behavior Is Compassion.]

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"It is true that, when an entitlement begins to be enjoyed by people, they like to keep it."

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"I sit here locked inside my headRemembering everything youve saidThe silence gets us no whereGets us no where way too fast"

Lalla Ward Quotes

"I had an awful lot to say in what I wore as Romana."

Elian Gonzalez Quotes

"Because hell take me to Cuba and I dont want to go to Cuba."

Alexander Volkov Quotes

"Your journey never ends. Life has a way of changing things in incredible ways."

John Phillips Quotes

"Its been a great adventure, everything I hoped for. But its time to go home. I miss my family. I miss the Earth."

Leo Babauta Quotes

"Were so caught up in trying to do everything, experience all the essential things, not miss out on anything important...We cant read all the good books, watch all the good films, go to all the best cities in the world, try all the best restaurants, meet all the great people...Life is better when we dont try to do everything. Learn to enjoy the slice of life you experience, and life turns out to be wonderful."

Terry Deary Quotes

"The only politician ever to have entered parliament with honourable intentions, was Guy Fawkes."

Ben Bova Quotes

"Red tape has killed more people than bullets..."

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"I was a pop freak."

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Quotes About Goodis

"I like to get ten pages a day, which amounts to 2,000 words. Thats 180,000 words over a three-month span, a goodish length for a book — something in which the reader can get happily lost, if the tale is done well and stays fresh." - Author: Stephen King

Quotes About Squalls

"Beneath your skin are muscles. Learn to use them. It is your face. Your cheeks, your lips, your ears. Smiles and scowls should not come upon you like sudden squalls. A smile should be a servant, and come only when you call it. Learn to rule your face." - Author: George R.R. Martin

Quotes About Good Essays

"Your essays spoke of beauty, of love, of light and darkness, of joy and sorrow, and of the goodness of life. They were wonderful compositions. I have seldom read any that have touched me more.To thank you and your teacher Mrs. Ellis, I am sending you what I think is one of the most beautiful and miraculous things in the world—an egg. I have a goose named Felicity and she lays about forty eggs every spring. It takes her almost three months to accomplish this. Each egg is a perfect thing. I am mailing you one of Felicitys eggs. The insides have been removed—blown out—so the egg should last forever. I hope you will enjoy seeing this great egg and loving it. Thank you for sending me your essays about being somebody. I was pleased that so many of you felt the beauty and goodness of the world. If we feel that when we are young, then there is great hope for us when we grow older." - Author: E.B. White

Quotes About Differing Opinions

"So many differing opinions and philosophies... are rarely housed under the roof of a single magazine." - Author: Jeff VanderMeer

Quotes About Colonization In America

"As history shows us, when colonization is voluntary, people will self-select better than any testing system. Its like those foolish attempts to control immigration to American based on the traits that were deemed desirable, when in fact the only trait that defines Americans historically is "descended from somebody willing to give up everything to live there." Willingness is the single most important test." - Author: Orson Scott Card

Quotes About Multifold

"In looking back now, I see how it began in my childhood, altho I was not conscious of the necessity until 67 or 68 when I broke down first, acutely, and had violent turns of hysteria. As I lay prostrate after the storm with my mind luminous and active and susceptible of the clearest, strongest impressions, I saw so distinctly that it was a fight simply between my body and my will, a battle in which the former was to be triumphant to the end....So, with the rest, you abandon the pit of your stomach, the palms of your hands, the soles of your feet, and refuse to keep them sane when you find in turn one moral impression after another producing despair in the one, terror in the others, anxiety in the third and so on until life becomes one long flight from remote suggestion and complicated eluding of the multifold traps set for your undoing." - Author: Alice James

Quotes About Camryn

"Life Lessons According to Camryn:One must handle stress like a dog; if you cant eat it or play with it, pee on it and walk away" - Author: Kelly Moran

Quotes About Sickened

"It came to him that he had turned away from the buffalo not because of a womanish nausea at blood and stench and spilling gut; it came to him that he had sickened and turned away because of his shock at seeing the buffalo, a few moments before proud and noble and full of the dignity of life, now stark and helpless, a length of inert meat, divested of itself, or his notion of its self, swinging grotesquely, mockingly, before him. It was not itself; or it was not that self that he had imagined it to be. That self was murdered; and in that murder he had felt the destruction of something within him, and he had not been able to face it. So he had turned away." - Author: John Edward Williams

Quotes About Respekt

"Jam njeri i semure... Jam edhe tip keqdashesi. Nuk bej pjese, nderkohe, ne simpatiket. Me duket se vuaj nga melçia, ndonese vete une gje prej gjeje nuk kuptoj nga semundjet, as qe e di me saktesi çme dhemb. Nuk kurohem e as jam kuruar ndonjehere, pavaresisht nga respekti qe kam per mjekesine (se i shkolluar une jam, por edhe bestyd jam). Me ka hipur ne kole, nuk dua te kurohem nga inati. Ju kete kushedi as edhe e kuptoni, kurse une e kuptoj, ndonese sjam ne gjendje tua shpjegoj se kujt i bej dem me kete inat timin. E di fort mire, qe as mjekeve e askujt tjeter nuk i behet vone qe jam tip inatçori, e as vete per veten nuk e çaj koken, ndonese fort mire e di qe inati eshte dem i kokes. Ngado qe ta sjellesh e kam mbushur mendjen, e kam bere top: nuk dua qe nuk dua te kurohem. Me dhemb kjo e shkrete melçi, le te dhembe, nuk paska plasur!" - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Quotes About Drifting From God

"It is eighteen years ago, almost to the day-A sunny day with the leaves just turning,The touch-lines new-ruled - since I watched you playYour first game of fotball, then, like a satelliteWrenched from its orbit, go drifting awayBehind a scatter of boys. I can seeYou walking away from me towards the schoolwith the pathos of a half-fledged thing set freeInto a wilderness, the gait of oneWho finds no path where the path should be.That hesitant figure, eddying awayLike a winged seed loosened from its parent stem,Has something I never quite grasp to conveyAbout natures give-and-take - the small, the scorchingOrdeals which fire ones irresolute clay.I had worse partings, but none that soGnaws at my mind still. Perhaps it is roughlySaying what God alone could perfectly show-How selfhood begins with a walking away,And love proved in the letting go." - Author: C. Day Lewis