[We Are The Girls With Anxiety Disorders, Filled Appointment Books, Five-year Plans. We Take Ourselves Very, Very Seriously. We Are The Peacemakers, The Do-gooders, The Givers, The Savers. We Are On Time, Overly Prepared, Well Read, And Witty, Intellectually Curious, Always Moving … We Pride Ourselves On Getting As Little Sleep As Possible And Thrive On Self-deprivation. We Drink Coffee, A Lot Of It. We Are On Birth Control, Prozac, And Multivitamins … We Are Relentless, Judgmental With Ourselves, And Forgiving To Others. We Never Want To Be As Passive-aggressive Are Our Mothers, Never Want To Marry Men As Uninspired As Our Fathers … We Are The Daughters Of The Feminists Who Said, "You Can Be Anything," And We Heard, "You Have To Be Everything.]

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Quotes About Tidiness

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Quotes About The Immortality Of The Soul

"She had lost herself in this old work, her personality dissolving into it, so that she had been set free. The immortality of the soul lies in its dissolution; this was the cryptic comment that so frustrated Olivier and which Julien had only ever grasped as evidence for the history of a particular school of thought. He had known all about its history, but Julia knew what it meant. He found the realization strangely reassuring." - Author: Iain Pears

Quotes About Without Money

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Quotes About Spouses Family

"Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, with whom they make up a sole family - a domestic church." - Author: Pope John Paul II

Quotes About Fools Gold

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"Gerontologists studying the aging process find increasing evidence that most of us will age with a fair degree of success. Theres far less institutionalization and disability than one might have guessed. While the size of social networks shrink with age, the quality of the relationships improves. There are types of cognitive skills that improve in old age (these are related to social intelligence and to making good strategic use of facts, rather than merely remembering them easily). The average elderly individual thinks his or her health is above average, and takes pleasure from that. And most important, the average level of happiness increases in old age; fewer negative emotions occur and, when they do, they dont persist as long. Connected to this, brain-imaging studies show that negative images have less of an impact, and positive images have more of an impact on brain metabolism in older people, as compared to young." - Author: Robert M. Sapolsky

Quotes About Lowering Voting Age

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Quotes About Saying Sorry To Someone You Hurt

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