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Sophia Nam Quotes

"The mirror is the worst judge of true beauty"

Barbara Ehrenreich Quotes

"Then, in the 1980s, came the paroxysm of downsizing, and the very nature of the corporation was thrown into doubt. In what began almost as a fad and quickly matured into an unshakable habit, companies were restructuring, reengineering, and generally cutting as many jobs as possible, white collar as well as blue . . . The New York Times captured the new corporate order succintly in 1987, reporting that it eschews loyalty to workers, products, corporate structures, businesses, factories, communities, even the nation. All such allegiances are viewed as expendable under the new rules. With survival at stake, only market leadership, strong profits and a high stock price can be allowed to matter."

Peter Enseleit Quotes

"...to many of us prayer is more like talking to a chocolate pudding than participating in an amazing relationship with a living being."

Elly Kamari Quotes

"It was like looking into a dream. An imagination of what seduction in its purest form would look like. This woman was so intense, so deep and utterly sensual, the music flowed right out of her onto the cello and the process moved her so much, she couldnt contain it. It was passion and it pulled him in."

Kimberly Pauley Quotes

"A book is never, ever finished. You simply get to a point where you and your editor are reasonably happy with how it is and you go with that. Left to our own devices, a writer would endlessly fiddle with a book, changing little thing after little thing."

Proverb Quotes

"He who knows not and knows not he knows not is a fool - shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not is a student - teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows is asleep - wake him. He who knows and knows he knows is wise - follow him."

Edmund Barton Quotes

"I say further that our system of education should be unsectarian."

Emma Michelle Quotes

"Most people just want to see you fall, thats more reason to stand tall."

Pierre Loti Quotes

"Painting and music were the only things I worked at industriously and faithfully."

William Moseley Quotes

"I cant imagine myself doing something like Narnia again. I would love to do something with Ridley Scott, you know, some action/adventure or something like that. But Id also love to do a dramatic piece. Its really just whatever you read and take to."

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Quotes About Physically Challenged

"Lestat and Louie feel sorry for vampires that sparkle in the sun. They would never hurt immortals who choose to spend eternity going to high school over and over again in a small town ---- anymore than they would hurt the physically disabled or the mentally challenged. My vampires possess gravitas. They can afford to be merciful." - Author: Anne Rice

Quotes About Ambitious Man

"There was no better path to autonomy for an ambitious young businesswoman than to be married off to a respectable corpse." - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert

Quotes About Twitching

"What?" I asked, deciding to go with uppity. "Enjoying yourself?" Hank asked, his mouth twitching. "No," I said angrily. "Im dead. Now I have to run all the way back to my lifeless body and get my stuff. The orcs and trolls will be hanging around and well have to fight them and I cant do that without my good armor. Ill have to use the crappy stuff I have stashed in my trunk. I had a really good sword and helmet and now theyre gone. That just plain sucks." Hank stared at me. Then he said, "You do know I dont know what the fuck youre talkin about." "Diablo," I replied, like that explained it all." - Author: Kristen Ashley

Quotes About Trance Life

"Oh! Great Lady of Fascination! We arise in somnambulant awe and dance entranced as you glide slowly and softly through the Heavenly Dome and suffuse our presence with unfathomable desires for faerie worlds, where all is order, where all is beauty, where nuances of quality proliferate miraculously in myraids of delicious subtleties." - Author: Lady Svetlana

Quotes About Rationalism

"As the power of Christianity declined through the centuries that have followed the Reformation, Calvinism played a less and less important part, while the new philosophies of mechanism and rationalism correspondingly increased." - Author: Ralph Adams Cram

Quotes About Exalted

"Joy is love exalted; peace is love in repose; long-suffering is love enduring; gentleness is love in society; goodness is love in action; faith is love on the battlefield; meekness is love in school; and temperance is love in training." - Author: D.L. Moody

Quotes About Mountain Beauty

"I would lie for hours by the window gazing down upon the black lake and up at the mountains silhouetted against the wan sky, with stars suspended above. Then a fearfully sweet, overpowering emotion would take hold of me—as though all the nighttime beauty looked at me accusingly, stars and mountain and lake longing for someone who understood the beauty and agony of their mute existence, who could express it for them, as though I were the one meant to do this and as though my true calling were to give expression to inarticulate nature in poems." - Author: Hermann Hesse

Quotes About Dorothy

"In fact, you get the feeling nowadays that doing anything outside of the home is more honorable than working in the home. Dorothy Patterson characterizes the current mind-set in this way: Much of the world would agree that being a housekeeper is acceptable as long as you are not caring for your own home; treating men with attentive devotion would also be right as long as the man is the boss in the office and not your husband; caring for children would even be deemed heroic service for which presidential awards could be given as long as the children are someone elses and not your own." - Author: Carolyn Mahaney

Quotes About Teamwork In Business

"Our Business here is not to know all things, but those which concern our conduct." - Author: John Locke

Quotes About Doll Shoes

"The needs of a society determine its ethics, and in the Black American ghettos the hero is that man who is offered only the crumbs from his countrys table but by ingenuity and courage is able to take for himself a Lucullan feast. Hence the janitor who lives in one room but sports a robins-egg-blue Cadillac is not laughed at but admired, and the domestic who buys forty-dollar shoes is not criticized but is appreciated. We know that they have put to use their full mental and physical powers. Each single gain feeds into the gains of the body collective." - Author: Maya Angelou