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"Then again, what Cosimo had said was right: he was nothing but an overworked drone in a cube farm, a minor cog in the dreary machinery of a third-rate mortgage mill, overlooked, unloved, a sidelined player in the big game,"

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"I actually like being alone. I spend most evenings reading and taking long baths."

Larissa MacFarquhar Quotes

"[Clayton] Christensen had seen dozens of companies falter by going for immediate payoffs rather than long-term growth, and he saw people do the same thing. In three hours at work, you could get something substantial accomplished, and if you failed to accomplish it you felt the pain right away. If you spent three hours at home with your family, it felt like you hadnt done a thing, and if you skipped it nothing happened. So you spent more and more time at the office, on high-margin, quick-yield tasks, and you even believed that you were staying away from home for the sake of your family. He had seen many people tell themselves that they could divide their lives into stages, spending the first part pushing forward their careers, and imagining that at some future point they would spend time with their families--only to find that by then their families were gone."

Jeff Dunham Quotes

"Ive skewered whites, blacks, Hispanics, Christians, Jews, Muslims, gays, straights, rednecks, addicts, the elderly, and my wife. As a standup comic, it is my job to make sure the majority of people laugh, and I believe that comedy is the last true form of free speech."

Jordi Soler Quotes

"la vida en general es esí: una larguísima cadena de proyectos frustrados interrumpida, muy de vez en cuando, por un proyecto que llega a realizarse"

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"Whenever the legislators endeavour to take away and destroy the property of the people, or to reduce them to slavery under arbitrary power, they put themselves into a state of war with the people, who are thereupon absolved from any farther obedience, and are left to the common refuge which God hath provided for all men against force and violence. John Locke"

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Quotes About Complacency Love

"Love...no such thing.Whatever it is that binds families and married couples together, thats not love. Thats stupidity or selfishness or fear. Love doesnt exist. Self interest exists, attachment based on personal gain exists, complacency exists. But not love. Love has to be reinvented, thats certain." - Author: Arthur Rimbaud

Quotes About Funny Bands

"Its funny, when bands or younger musicians ask me: So, what does it take to make it? Well, first explain to me what you mean by making it: Do you want to be a rock star or do you want music to be your livelihood?" - Author: Eddie Van Halen

Quotes About Microcosm

"Our world is made up of a myriad of microcosms, of tiny worlds, each with its own habitues, every one known to the others." - Author: Louis LAmour

Quotes About Never Ending Cycles

"Bess had become the ocean, always breaking against the rocks but never staying broken. Her love was the ocean, too, endless and always changing, yet forever the same." - Author: Megan Hart

Quotes About Guys Mistreating You

"Cinema explains American society. Its like a Western, with good guys and bad guys, where the weak dont have a place." - Author: Jacques Delors

Quotes About Dietz

"Loving Vera Dietz was the scariest thing that ever happened to me.-Please Ignore Vera Dietz" - Author: A.S. King

Quotes About Manga Friendship

"A black boy brought Wilsons gin and he sipped it very slowly because he had nothing else to do except to return to his hot and squalid room and read a novel - or a poem. Wilson liked poetry, but he absorbed it secretly, like a drug. The Golden Treasury accompanied him wherever he went, but it was taken at night in small doses - a finger of Longfellow, Macaulay, Mangan: Go on to tell how, with genius wasted, Betrayed in friendship, befooled in love... His taste was romantic. For public exhibition he has his Wallace. He wanted passionately to be indistinguishable on the surface from other men: he wore his moustache like a club tie - it was his highest common factor, but his eyes betrayed him - brown dogs eyes, a setters eyes, pointing mournfully towards Bond Street." - Author: Graham Greene

Quotes About Why Gatsby Throws Parties

"What are you? Weak? Dont tell me you want me to spare this pathetic animal when it wouldnt show you any such mercy. Believe me, its better to take the head off a cobra before the cobra strikes you. (Xypher)A cobra cant help what it is. Why should you punish it because its doing what the gods created it to do? (Kat)" - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon

Quotes About Search And Seizure

"He, Jeff, and Troy Lee carried Super Soakers loaded with Grandma Lees Vampire Cat Remedy, other Animals had garden sprayers slung on their backs, except for Gustavo, who thought that making him carry a garden sprayer was racial stereotyping. Gustavo had a flame thrower. He wouldnt say where he got it."Second Amendment, cabrones." (The guy who sold Gustavo his green card had included two amendments from the Bill of Rights and Gustavo had chosen Two and Four, the right to bear arms and freedom from unreasonable search and seizure. [His sister Estrella had had seizures as a child. No bueno.] For five bucks extra he threw in the Third Amendment, which Gustavo bought because he was already sharing a three-bedroom house in Richmond with nineteen cousins and they didnt have any room to quarter soldiers.)" - Author: Christopher Moore

Quotes About Black Colour Dress

"Above his head at street level, he saw an angled aileron of a scarlet Porsche, its jaunty fin more or less at the upper edge of his window frame. A pair of very soft, clean glistening black shoes appeared, followed by impeccably creased matt charcoal pinstriped light woollen legs, followed by the beautifully cut lower hem of a jacket, its black vent revealing a scarlet silk lining, its open front revealing a flat muscular stomach under a finely-striped red and white shirt. Vals legs followed, in powder-blue stockings and saxe-blue shoes, under the limp hem of a crêpey mustard-coloured dress, printed with blue moony flowers. The four feet advanced and retreated, retreated and advanced, the male feet insisting towards the basement stairs, the female feet resisting, parrying. Roland opened the door and went into the area, fired mostly by what always got him, pure curiosity as to what the top half looked like." - Author: A.S. Byatt