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"As the ordinary violence of dawn sweeps across the lower Coromandel coast, a sprawling village comes into view."

David Kay Quotes

"As leader of the effort of the Iraqi Survey Group, I spent most of my days not out in the field leading inspections. Its typically what you do at that level. I was trying to motivate, direct, find strategies."

Kay Mills Quotes

"Time dims memory. But not that kind. Somewhere in a corner of the brain, one little cell never forgets. It keeps the song that, heard again, recreates the room, the person, the moment. It preserves the phrase or the laugh or the gesture that resurrects a friend long gone. It knows precisely where you were and what you were doing when you heard about Pearl Harbor if youre old enough, or Kennedys assassination, or Martin Luther Kings, or the Challenger explosion. Every detail is frozen in memory, despite all the years. It keeps the innocuous question, too. The question that sometime later, when all the synapses are working, produces the epiphany, the moment when youre driving along and you realize that finally you understand. And why did it take you so long?"

Jean Baptiste Lamarck Quotes

"It is not the organs—that is, the character and form of the animals bodily parts—that have given rise to its habits and particular structures. It is the habits and manner of life and the conditions in which its ancestors lived that have in the course of time fashioned its bodily form, its organs and qualities."

Shakieb Orgunwall Quotes

"Even when were right, we may be wrong. If--in the process of debate--weve hurt the heart of another being, it matters not whether we issued a perfectly executed unbroken chain of logic. In the end, thats an argument weve lost, because whatever we might have gained in intellectual pride, we surely lost in character."

Rahul Dravid Quotes

"I think theres a culture in Rajasthan Royals that has been there before I got here, so Ive come into it. Ive enjoyed being part of it and embraced it. They are quite clear about the fact that bottom lines are important, and there is a certain limit on what you can spend."

John Wanamaker Quotes

"Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I dont know which half."

Evan Parker Quotes

"So Im looking to the saxophone as a resource which has its own unique set of possibilities. Im looking to exploit them and develop them and have the fullest range of possibilities of the saxophone be known."

Rocco Buttiglione Quotes

"I can think that you are mistaken, but I have to be ready to give my life to maintain your right to make mistakes. I have to, though, have the right to say that youre mistaken. This is the principal of the liberal society."

Andrea Mitchell Quotes

"Philadelphia reflected the national turmoil over race and the Vietnam War, often exploding on my watch."

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"I think hell be to Rome as is the osprey to the fish, who takes it by sovereignty of nature." - Author: William Shakespeare

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"I had been kissed once by someone I liked. His name was Ray and he was Indian. He had an accent and was dark. I wasnt supposed to like him. Clarissa called his large eyes, with their half closed lids, "freak-a-delic," but he was nice and smart and helped me cheat on my algebra exam while pretending he hadnt. He kissed me by my locker the day before we turned in our photos for the yearbook. When the yearbook came out at the end of the summer, I saw that under his picture he had answered the standard "My heart belongs to" with "Susie Salmon." I guess he had had plans. I remember his lips were chapped." - Author: Alice Sebold

Quotes About Jesus From The Bible

"The teaching that diminishes the urgency for reaching all the unreached peoples of the world with the only news that can save them is a teaching that opposes people. Listen to these severe words spoken by the apostle Paul about what it means to "oppose all mankind." He says that those who killed the Lord Jesus "drove us out, and displease God and oppose all mankind by hindering us from speaking to the Gentiles that they might be saved" (1 Thess. 2:14-16). This is what people do who tell us that the nations dont need to hear about Jesus in order to be saved. They oppose all mankind. Oh, how we need to let the Bible define what love does!" - Author: John Piper

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"What are you after?"..."Well," said Zaphod airily, "Its partly the curiosity, partly a sense of adventure, but mostly I think its the fame and the money...." - Author: Douglas Adams

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"Reesee answered my cell?" Dusty was silent. "Dusty," he called. "My daughter answered your cell?""If I say yes, are you gonna get pissed at your girl?""Uh… yeah.""Then I decline to answer."Fuck." - Author: Kristen Ashley

Quotes About Waiting Too Long

"I saw something last night-a flash of power from an unexpected source. I cant jump to conclusions - Ive been looking and waiting and watching for too long to make a mistake. But in my guy I feel shes here. Shes here and she has power. I need to get closer to her." - Author: Cate Tiernan

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"He checked out his surrounding. More books. A drinking fountain. A poster showing a guy slam-dunking a basketball with one hand and holding a book in the other, urging kids to READ! Weird, thought Steve. How can he even see the hoop?...You see, Steven, Librarians are the most elite, best trained secret force in the United States of America. Probably in the world.""No way.""Yes way.""What about the FBI?""Featherweights.""The CIA?"Mackintosh snorted. "Dont make me laugh. Those guys cant even dunk a basketball andd read a book at the same time." - Author: Mac Barnett

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"I was to discover that like the overcoat that snugly wraps Rizal in all his statues and photographs, Rizal is obscured by countless myths and preconceived ideas... Without his overcoat, Rizal was human, like you and me." - Author: Ambeth R. Ocampo

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"We are living in a time when sensitivities are at the surface, often vented with cutting words. Philosophically, you can believe anything so as you do not claim it a better way. Religiously, you can hold to anything, so long as you do not bring Jesus Christ into it. If a spiritual idea is eastern, it is granted critical immunity; if western, it is thoroughly criticized. Thus, a journalist can walk into a church and mock its carryings on, but he or she dare not do the same if the ceremony is from eastern fold. Such is the mood at the end of the twentieth century. A mood can be a dangerous state of mind, because it can crush reason under the weight of feeling. But that is precisely what I believe postmodernism best represents - a mood." - Author: Ravi Zacharias