[Unless There Is A Strong Sense Of Place There Is No Travel Writing, But It Need Not Come From Topographical Description; Dialogue Can Also Convey A Sense Of Place. Even So, I Insist, The Traveler Invents The Place. Feeling Compelled To Comment On My Travel Books, People Say To Me, "I Went There"---China, India, The Pacific, Albania-- "and It Wasn't Like That." I Say, "Because I Am Not You.]

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"Hello?" I say, sounding upbeat, and like Im happy to be on the phone. I decide to pretend its my imaginary girlfriend. Fuck pretending to be nice."Yo, " B. J. Says."Whats going on, honey?" I say, trying to glance at Courtney out of the corner of my eye without her noticing that thats what Im doing. Shes going through her bag, probably looking for more makeup, so she can make herself look good for Lloyd."Honey?" B. J. Asks. "Jordy, I had no idea you felt that way about me. I have to warn you, though, I happen to be in a very committed relationship. ""Yeah, I miss you, too." - Author: Lauren Barnholdt

Quotes About Jems Appearance

"It is only in appearance that time is a river. It is rather a vast landscape and it is the eye of the beholder that moves." - Author: Thornton Wilder

Quotes About Consenso

"É extraordinário! Neste abençoado país todos os políticos têm «imenso talento». A oposição confessa sempre que os ministros, que ela cobre de injúrias, tem, à parte os disparates que fazem, um «talento de primeira ordem»! Por outro lado a maioria admite que a oposição, a quem ela contantemente recrimina pelos disparates que fez, está cheia de «robustíssimos talentos»! De resto todo o mundo concorda que o país é uma choldra. E resulta portanto este facto supracómico: um país governado «com imenso talento», que é de todos na Europa, segundo o consenso unânime, o mais estùpidamente governado! Eu proponho isto, a ver: que, como os talentos sempre falham, se experimentem uma vez os imbecis!" - Author: Eça de Queirós

Quotes About Work Desk

"it is very telling what we dont hear in eulogies. We almost never hear things like: "The crowning achievement of his life was when he made senior vice president." Or: "He increased market share for his company multiple times during his tenure." Or: "She never stopped working. She ate lunch at her desk. Every day." Or: "He never made it to his kids Little League games because he always had to go over those figures one more time." Or: "While she didnt have any real friends, she had six hundred Facebook friends, and she dealt with every email in her in-box every night." Or: "His PowerPoint slides were always meticulously prepared." Our eulogies are always about the other stuff: what we gave, how we connected, how much we meant to our family and friends, small kindnesses, lifelong passions, and the things that made us laugh." - Author: Arianna Huffington

Quotes About Quit

"I believe investors should invest for the long run, so I dont buy and sell. I usually maintain the classic index of global equities, diversified U.S. and global and emerging markets, and when the risk is larger, I diminish the amount in global equities and put more into liquid assets - but very irregularly." - Author: Nouriel Roubini

Quotes About Corruption In Society

"The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means." - Author: Georges Bernanos

Quotes About Evidence Of God

"In the value-framework of his age the verbal expression of Hallajs ecstatic state existed as a totality, and the meaning of the expression rested on the biographical evidence and on the dimensions available within the ecstatic state. It was perhaps for this reason that the phrase ana al-haqq could not derive any other meaning except the one dictated by the academic discipline of the Divine Unity. Consequently, al-Haqq became synonymous with the Divinity, and the phrase ana al-haqq was understood to carry suggestions towards the unification of God and man. Thus, "I am the Truth" became transformed to the startling expression of "I am God". However, in the first two hundred years of the controversy, it was Kashf al-Mahjub which had attempted to strike a balance and had indicated that the expression could be made a subject of literary treatment." - Author: Hallaj

Quotes About Corporate Culture

"I am enormously proud to be an American. I would say that the things that our corporate-controlled government has done at best are shameful and at worst genocidal-but theres an incredible and a permanent culture of resistance in this country that Im very proud to be a part of. Its not the tradition of slave-owningfounding fathers, its the tradition of the Frederick Douglasses, the Underground Railroads, the Chief Josephs, the Joe Hills, and the Huey P. Newtons. Theres so much to be proud of when youre American thats hidden from you. The incredible courage and bravery of the union organizers in the late 1800s and early 1900s-thats amazing. People of get tricked into going overseas and fighting Uncle Sams Wall Street wars, but these are people who knew what they were fighting for here at home. I think that thats so much more courageous and brave." - Author: Tom Morello

Quotes About Never Being Surprised

"You have to be patient with him. Travis doesnt remember much about it, but he was close to his mom, and after we lost her he was never the same. I thought hed grow out of it, you know, with him being so young. It was hard on all of us, but Trav... he quit trying to love people after that. I was surprised that he brought you here. The way he acts around you, the way he looks at you; I knew you were somethin special." - Author: Jamie McGuire

Quotes About Halfway

"Norma looked at him, puzzled. "Someone else to do the mathematics?""Of course!" Holtzman brushed iron-gray hair away from his face and adjusted his white robe. "Youre an *idea* person, like me. We want you to develop concepts, not bother with full-fledged implementation. You should not waste time performing tedious arithmetic. Any halfway-trained person can do that. Its what slaves are for." - Author: Brian Herbert