[What Sense Is There In Continuing When One Has Seen The Future?]

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Quotes About Rusty Things

"But as you get older, your courage attracts gunk and crusty things and dirt and fear and knowing how bad things can get and what pain feels like. By the time youre half-grown, your courage barely moves at all, its so grunged up with living. So every once in a while, you have to scrub it up and get the works going or else youll never be brave again. Unfortunately, there are not so many facilities in the world that proveide the kind of services we do. So most people go around with grimy machinery, when all it would take is a bit of spit and polish to make them paladins once more, bold knights and true." - Author: Catherynne M. Valente

Quotes About Foreign Countries

"Leo Crowley, Harry [Truman]s Foreign Economic Administrator, tells Congressmen the theory...: If you create good governments in foreign countries, automatically you will have better markets for ourselves. With that honeycunt staring you in the face, youd forget your grammar too." - Author: E.L. Doctorow

Quotes About Naissance

"La recherche dune réalité communautaire prend la forme dune opération de sauvetage massive. Jestime que cest la grande aventure de notre temps, infiniment plus valable pour lhomme que la conquête de lespace. Elle représente le retour et le renouveau de lancienne gnose. Pour ceux qui répondent à lappel, ce qui se passe dans le monde des sciences, malgré sa place encore considérable dans le politique gouvernementales, perdra de plus en plus son sens existentiel. À leurs yeux, les scientifiques et leurs nombreux émoules feront figure de clergé archaïque, à la liturgie professionnelle absurde, occupé à échanger ses connaissances, soi-disant à la disposition du public, dans le sanctuaire secret de leur église de lÉtat." - Author: Theodore Roszak

Quotes About Hectic Schedules

"My older siblings and I all work in the industry. So obviously we have hectic schedules, but we make it work." - Author: Lily Collins

Quotes About Rhymes

"The only artists I have ever known who are personally delightful are bad artists. Good artists exist simply in what they make, and consequently are perfectly uninteresting in what they are. A great poet, a really great poet, is the most unpoetical of all creatures. But inferior poets are absolutely fascinating. The worse their rhymes are, the more picturesque they look. The mere fact of having published a book of second-rate sonnets makes a man quite irresistible. He lives the poetry that he cannot write. The others write the poetry that they dare not realize." - Author: Oscar Wilde

Quotes About Family Exclusion

"But birth control can also be compelled by sinful motivations. These can include putting lesser priorities like career above higher priorities like family or greedily wanting to make as much income as possible to the exclusion of everything else, and not incur the costs of child raising; being selfish and not wanting to have to care for a child; or immaturely not wanting to take on the responsibility that good parenting requires." - Author: Mark Driscoll

Quotes About Curls

"His heart was like a sensitive plant, that opens for a moment in the sunshine, but curls up and shrinks into itself at the slightest touch of the finger, or the lightest breath of wind." - Author: Anne Bronte

Quotes About Thousand Miles

"I never found even in my juvenile hours that it was necessary to go a thousand miles in search of themes for moralizing." - Author: Horace Walpole

Quotes About Someone Being Ignorant

"At some point, I figured that it would be more effective and far funnier to embrace the ugliest, most terrifying things in the world--the Holocaust, racism, rape, et cetera. But for the sake of comedy, and the comedians personal sanity, this requires a certain emotional distance. Its akin to being a shrink or a social worker. you might think that the most sensitive, empathetic person would make the best social worker, but that person would end up being soup on the floor. It really takes someone strong--someone, dare I say, with a big fat wall up--to work in a pool of heartbreak all day and not want to fucking kill yourself. But adopting a persona at once ignorant and arrogant allowed me to say what I didnt mean, even preach the opposite of what I believed. For me, it was a funny way to be sincere. And like the jokes in a roast, the hope is that the genuine sentiment--maybe even a goodness underneath the joke (however brutal) transcends." - Author: Sarah Silverman

Quotes About Residence Life

"At this point, a social flaw that always existed with regard to the [Roman] aristocrats in their townhouses became more evident. No longer finding urban life as secure and amenable as in the early empire, the landed rich gave primacy not to their urban mansions but to their country estates, making the latter their principal residences. The dominant forces in urban life increasingly became the bishops and cathedral clergy." - Author: Norman F. Cantor