[To Say That War Is Madness Is Like Saying That Sex Is Madness: True Enough, From The Standpoint Of A Stateless Eunuch, But Merely A Provocative Epigram For Those Who Must Make Their Arrangements In The World As Given.]

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"Martha told me, "I dont know how youre going to talk about romance in your book, but youre going to have to because its truly part of all our lives down there-and in a big way- because its an incredibly sensuous environment. Think of how many times youve fallen in love down there, and how many times people have fallen in love with you. Its a place where we shine. Were the happiest in our lives. Were vibrant. Were just so full of life, and not only does that put you in the mood for love, it sets you up for it. People are really drawn to people who are shining, who feel so happy where they are and who they are and what theyre doing and who theyre doing it with."

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"Its a juggernaut, yeah... but Im not phased by making movies."

Thomas G Long Quotes

"A couple you do not recognize - visitors, strangers - come to the door. How are you to view these people and what is your responsibility towards them? ... To assume that these visitors are really like you, that there are no real difference between you and them, and that the highest goal possible is that you and the other members of your congregation will become intimate friends with them and invite them into the private spaces of your life."

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"Theres a time when you have to explain to your children why theyre born, and its a marvelous thing if you know the reason by then."

Amy K Sorrells Quotes

"not dealing with the past," she said, "is like having a skunk in the middle of your living room. You dont notice it after a while, but everyone around you smells it, and it rubs off on folks who visit, and no amount of tomato juice baths will ever wash the stink away. You can only bury the past when you acknowledge it and dont allow it to sidle up against your leg no more. Even then, digging the hole to bury the thing is hard work. Its the hard work of healing most folks never want to do."

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"The sky cries for those filled with sadness"

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"I am pro-freedom."

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"Its good to say, Look, I cant always be right, but my gut tells me this - and then you confirm with your gut."

Jennings Michael Burch Quotes

"Sister, why do you do that?""Do what?""Cage the animals at night?""Well..." She looked up and out through the barred window before answering me."We dont want to, Jennings, but we have to. You see, the animals that are given to us we have to take care of. If we didnt cage them up in one place, we might lose them, they might get hurt or damaged. Its not the best thing, but its the only way we have to take care of them.""But if somebody loved one them," I asked, "wouldnt it be a good idea to let them have one? To keep, I mean?""Yes, it would be. But not everyone would love them and take care of them as you would. I wish I could give them all away tomorrow." She looked at me. There were tears in her eyes. "But I cant. My heart would break if I saw just one of those animals lying by the wayside uncared for, unloved. No, Jennings. Its better if we keep them together."

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