[We Worry About The Seemingly Ever-increasing Number Of Natural Catastrophes. Yet This Is Mainly A Consequence Of CNN - We See Many More, But The Number Is Roughly Constant, And We Manage To Deal Much Better With Them Over Time. Globally, The Death Rate From Catastrophes Has Dropped About Fifty-fold Over The Past Century.]

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"Most bullies are the product of a stressful and often abusive home life. Next time a bully threatens or attacks you, just yell, Dont abuse me like your parents abuse you! Then call childrens services and tell them you saw this bully crying in the bathroom and youre worried about him. Bam! He just got moved to a foster home." - Author: Eugene Mirman

Quotes About Our Country India

"Now let me ask my countrymen, Have you ever granted a moments thought to this very vital problem in the building of our nation ? Have you devised any practical remedies to combat this evil ? Will you, my countrymen, go on without making any intelligent effort to lay the axe at the root of this weaknss and misery ? Will you allow the noted chivalry and the noble hardihood of the Indian to sink into oblivion ? Will you make it a thing entirely of the past ? I implore you, I beseech you, I exhort you my brethren in the name of all that is dearest to you to shake off the lethargy, to show to this world that you were sleeping the sleep of lions only, to rise again with redoubled energy and courage to take the work of rebuilding your nation in right earnest." - Author: Kodi Rammurthy Naidu

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"I was afraid. Of getting hurt in other ways. To be truthful, I still am."His thumb stroked her cheek. "I would never hurt you.""I dont think you can promise me that." She squeezed his bruised fingers. "But it makes things a bit more equal, to know that I can hurt you, too."His gaze fell to her lips. He said simply, without any trace of irony, "You are killing me." - Author: Tessa Dare

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"How vivid, still, are the seagoing smells? Oily bilges, fish entrails, a freshly lit cigarette drawn through salt paper? And at night, if you were not diving, the compressors exhaust fumes, its lethal monoxides, barking and blattering our darkened boats position for anyone to hear. But a shift of wind might gently lay its hand on a cheek and turn your head like a weathervane, pointing your nostrils into the smell of unseen land: forest and rot and copra, jasmine, mimosa and ylang-ylang. And you may have thought of the strangeness of it, sitting there in nights scented cocoon, propped up by nails and timber in the middle of the water while men you knew like brothers worked away in the fish mines far beneath the boat, their dim torchlight opening up fugitive seams and corridors. Their wooden goggles and floating hair." - Author: James Hamilton Paterson