[There Is Much Pleasure To Be Gained From Useless Knowledge.]

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John Crowley Quotes

"And thats the last chapter of the history of the world: in which we create, through the workings of the imagination, a world that is uncreated: that is the work of no author. A world that imagination cannot thereafter alter, not in its deepest workings and its laws, but only envision in new ways; where our elder brothers and sisters, the things, suffer our childish logomantic games with them and wait for us to grow up, and know better; where we do grow up, and do know better."

Cesare Beccaria Quotes

"False is the idea of utility that sacrifices a thousand real advantages for one imaginary or trifling inconvenience; that would take fire from men because it burns, and water because one may drown in it; that it has no remedy for evils, except destruction. The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are of such a nature. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man."

Rachel Ward Quotes

"You get use to someone—start to like them, even—and they leave. In the end, everyone leaves."

Avery Aster Quotes

"I have to go home, Masi.You are my home, bella. I am lost without you. He couldnt speak. There were no words to recoil the loss consuming him. Massimo brought his hands up to her face. Kissing her one last time. He had to for his sanity. And he did with great passion, knowing hed hurt her face when she kissed him back. But she did. He heard the cry in her throat as their tongues danced. Warm tears touched his palms as they continued to kiss. His fingertips were wet with sadness. He kept on kissing her. Unable to stop, he needed ten more seconds. Ti amo, I love you. Please dont leave. Ive waited my whole life for you. When he pulled his face back, she cried, and he realized he did also."

Lucy Burdette Quotes

"The plum-colored night sky was shifting to pink to make room for the day, which looked as though it might turn out "glorious and whimsical," as the Key West Citizen had promised."

Kung Fu Tzu Quotes

"Heaven means to be one with God."

David Reeves Quotes

"Being nice to someone who did you foul in the past is kinda like a mature way of getting revenge because it sometimes confuses the hell out of them & brings them to the realization that they no longer can manipulate your emotions with their actions...something they thought theyd always be able to do."

Donaldas Kajokas Quotes

"Ko nesi atradęs savyje, to niekados nesitikėk gauti ir iš išorės."

Noah Benshea Quotes

"Either the key to a mans wallet is in his heart, or the key to a mans heart is in his wallet. So, unless you express your charity, you are locked inside your greed."

J R R Tolkien Quotes

"Its the job thats never started as takes longest to finish."

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Quotes About Impenetrability

"I think, immediately, that there is something wrong with us, perhaps unfixable, if my husband wouldnt think to tell me this. Sometimes I feel its his personal game, that hes in some sort of undeclared contest for impenetrability." - Author: Gillian Flynn

Quotes About Miami Beach

"Miami Beach is where neon goes to die." - Author: Lenny Bruce

Quotes About Late Night Reading

"I had seen myself, a portrait of myself as a reader. My childhood: hours spent in airless classrooms, days home sick from school reading Nancy Drew, forbidden books read secretively late at night. Teenage years reading - trying to read- books Id heard were important, Naked Lunch and The Fountainhead, Ulysses and Women in Love." -The Night Bookmobile" - Author: Audrey Niffenegger

Quotes About Cheeky

"Hey, arent you that girl from the web?" the new one asked, bending to suck my earing between his teeth. I pulled my head away. "You got the wrong girl."Mr. Hawaii pulled back to take a better look at me. "No, I think you might be." To my total bewilderment, he spun me around. "Hey! What are you—?""Hey, it is you!" he yelled excitedly, drawing the attention of the crowd. "Hey, everyone, its Cheeky Galore!" - Author: Brandi Salazar

Quotes About Born For You

"I came to you one rainless August night.You taught me how to live without the rain.You are thirst and thirst is all I know.You are sand, wind, sun, and burning sky,The hottest blue. You blow a breeze and brandYour breath into my mouth. You reach—then bendYour force, to break, blow, burn, and make me new.You wrap your name tight around my ribsAnd keep me warm. I was born for you.Above, below, by you, by you surrounded.I wake to you at dawn. Never break yourKnot. Reach, rise, blow, Sálvame, mi dios,Trágame, mi tierra. Salva, traga, Break me,I am bread. I will be the water for your thirst." - Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Quotes About Fantine

"What is the true story of Fantine? It is the story of societys purchase of a slave. A slave purchased from poverty, hunger, cold, loneliness, defencelessness, destitution. A squalid bargain: a human soul for a hunk of bread. Poverty offers and society accepts." - Author: Victor Hugo

Quotes About Cruisin

"Gerard Manley Hopkins somewhere describes how he mesmerized a duck by drawing a line of chalk out in front of it. Think of me as the duck; the chalk, softly wearing itself away against the tiny pebbles embedded in the corporate concrete, is Joyces forward-luring rough-smooth voice on the cassettes she gives me. Or, to substitute another image, since one is hardly sufficient in Joyces case, when I let myself really enter her tape, when I let it surround me, it is as if Im sunk into the pond of what she is saying, as if Im some kind of patient, cruising amphibian, drifting in black water, entirely submerged except for my eyes, which blink every so often. Each word comes floating up to me like a thick, healthy lily pad and brushes past my head." - Author: Nicholson Baker

Quotes About Neck

"Desperations heated breath singed my neck, its jagged teeth prepared to devour my flesh. Poverty growled too, waiting its turn, famished yet patient, a beast that dined on the bones of men." - Author: Eric Jerome Dickey

Quotes About Inspired

"I certainly feel my career was a great career because it inspired so many many people, literally hundreds of people to follow a new kind of life and to realize that they could make out and advance their own professional and private and social lives." - Author: Katherine Dunham

Quotes About Guerilla

"Reality shows that, contrary to other countries in southern Africa, we have no basis for a classical guerilla struggle. We have never had a hinterland, and we do not expect to." - Author: Joe Slovo