[We Are Here Among People Who Don't Contemplate Transience And The Existence Of The Soul, The Meaning Of Life And The Nature Of Being. We Are In A World In Which Man, Crawling On The Earth, Tries To Dig A Few Grains Of Wheat Out Of The Mud Just To Survive Another Day.]

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Daniel D Victor Quotes

"Each of us, I think, adopts a comfortable and familiar era or place in which to plant ourselves; and from then on, that which disagrees with our memories -- a new building here, a change in paint there -- is forever jarring and anachronistic."

Meg Winkler Quotes

"...you dont fight fair against the devil, now do you?"

Lamorne Morris Quotes

"I love being in public places, but I cant stand long, drawn-out music festivals."

Sebastian Fietzek Quotes

"Ihre Blicke trafen sich nur für die Zeitspanne eines Wimpernschlags, aber länger brauchte Noah nicht, um die Gedanken des Killers zu lesen. "Was hast du geglaubt?", las er in Altmanns Augen. "Dass ich ein netter Mensch bin, nur weil ich uns nach Rom geflogen habe? Ich töte. Das ist mein Beruf. Und ihr lebt nur noch, weil euer Tod mir keinen Vorteil bringt."

Peter L Bernstein Quotes

"So we pour in data from the past to fuel the decision-making mechanisms created by our models, be they linear or nonlinear. But therein lies the logicians trap: past data from real life constitute a sequence of events rather than a set of independent observations, which is what the laws of probability demand.[...]It is in those outliers and imperfections that the wildness lurks."

Ian Baker Quotes

"A form of consciousness beyond the veils of discursive thought, a space forever present for those who seek it, not in some far-off wilderness, but in our inner most hearts. When that realization dawns in the depths of ones being, the world effortlessly transforms into that which was sought."

Max Euwe Quotes

"Whoever sees no other aim in the game than that of giving checkmate to ones opponent will never become a good Chess player."

Daniel MacIvor Quotes

"As far as I can figure, the way that it works is this: everyone has something that happened to them. The thing that we each carry. And you can see it in people, if you look. See it in the way someone walks, in the way someone takes a compliment, sometimes you can just see it in someones eyes. In one moment of desperation, of fear, in one quick moment you can see that thing that happened. Everyone has it. The thing that keeps you up at night, or makes you not trust people, or stops love. The thing that hurts. And to stop it, to stop the hurt, you have to turn it into a story. And not just a story you play over and over for yourself, but a story that you tell. A storys not a story unless you tell it. And once you tell it, its not yours anymore. You give it away. And once you give it away, its not something that hurts you anymore, its something that helps everyone who hears it. Its the kind of thing thats hard to explain. Its probably best if we just show you how it works."

KL Toth Quotes

"Inner strength of character cannot be measured by any means but performance in the time of need."

Daryl Sabara Quotes

"I feel so lucky that I have gotten to do what I have gotten to do."

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"Wise men profit more by fools than fools by wise men." - Author: Cato

Quotes About Burning Bush

"Faced with the Divine, people took refuge in the banal, as though answering a cosmic multiple-choice question: If you saw a burning bush, would you (a) call 911, (b) get the hot dogs, or (c) recognize God? A vanishingly small number of people would recognize God, Anne had decided years before, and most of them had simply missed a dose of Thorazine." - Author: Mary Doria Russell

Quotes About Memetics

"If we take memetics seriously then the me that could do the choosing is itself a memetic construct: a fluid and ever-changing group of memes installed in a complicated meme machine." - Author: Susan J. Blackmore

Quotes About Medieval Food

"Bologna is the best city in Italy for food and has the least number of tourists. With its medieval beauty, it has it all." - Author: Mario Batali

Quotes About Human Geography

"My birthday is coming up. I was born on March 5th, 1982. Humans have come a long way since then—nearly 30 years, if my math is good. And my math better be good, because if my maths no good, whats that leave? I mean aside from English, art, science, social studies, history, geography, P.E., recess, and of course, lunch." - Author: Jarod Kintz

Quotes About Wanting The Finer Things In Life

"Heartache often drives us to consume things we wouldnt otherwise, such as an entire pint of Caramel Pecan Perfection high-fat ice cream, covered in ganache, the crack cocaine of frozed dairy. Twelve hundred calories per pint, six hundred and eighty of which are fat calories, but is only dulls the pain for the moment, theres that carb fog while youre standing at the sink shoving it in your face, and then its over and you feel...used. Like a cheap pickup the Dove people seduced and abandoned in your kitchen, leaving you with sticky hands and an empty cup and a still-broken heart, except now youre mad at Dove, too." - Author: Jennifer Crusie

Quotes About Cheeky Life

"After a year or two, the long term expats wont see the beggars the same way. After a year or two, the cheeky young monks wont make them smile. After a year or two, the newest restaurant opening wont pull them in. To preserve they will withdraw and settle. They will come to accept the limits of it all. The hype wont bother them. The promise wont motivate them. They will have accepted their odd expat life, their awkward place in the chimera that is Myanmar today." - Author: Craig Hodges

Quotes About Denys

"Denys (Finch-Hatton) has been written about before and he will be written about again. If someone has not already said it, someone will say that he was a great man who never achieved greatness, and this will not only be trite, but wrong; he was a great man who never achieved arrogance." - Author: Beryl Markham

Quotes About Complaining At Work

"Did you just…lick me?" he asked, sounding both shocked and amused. "I have no idea what youre talking about." "You licked me.  I felt it," he accused, but I noticed he wasnt complaining. "Your imagination is running wild because of all the workout endorphins." "It wasnt a complaint.  In fact, youre welcome to have another taste." "Fine…I licked you.  But it was an involuntary reflex—hot guy, exposed chest…you know how it is." - Author: Genna Rulon

Quotes About Ralph Being Hunted

"I deserve no punishment at all for being who I am." - Author: Jerzy Kosiński