[You Think Of Travellers As Bold, But Our Guilty Secret Is That Travel Is One Of The Laziest Ways On Earth Of Passing The Time.]

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"Hate born from too many tears and too little Love"

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"Lying gets all the recompenses, then, while despair and loneliness are the rewards of constancy and fidelity."

Guy De Maupassant Quotes

"Every government has as much of a duty to avoid war as a ships captain has to avoid a shipwreck."

Alison Kemper Quotes

"Im a sixteen-year-old unlicensed,inexperienced driver with a reanimated corpse blocking myview. Crazy is the only way I can drive."

Guillaume Morissette Quotes

"Just think before you speak," says Matt."Have you ever tried that?" you say. "Thinking before you speak, in real life? The other person just stares at you. Its awkward. Impossible to think. They should change it to, when youre talking with someone, go hide somewhere, think very hard for a while then come back to the other person and say whatever it isyouve thought. But thats harder to memorize."

Jane Howard Quotes

"Parents, however old they and we may grow to be, serve among other things to shield us from a sense of our doom. As long as they are around, we can avoid the fact of our mortality; we can still be innocent children."

Belinda G Buchanan Quotes

"Happiness was an evasive emotion that could not be fabricated, duplicated, or happened upon. It was something that was only handed out to a select few, but just like his mother, Ethan realized that he was never meant to have it."

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MC Webb Quotes

"I was murdered. Even though my heart continued to beat, I was very much deceased. All faded to black"

Avinash Narula Quotes

"If you continue doing what you have done in the past, you will get what you have received in the past."

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Quotes About Breath Of Life

"How you die out in me:down to the lastworn-out knot of breathyoure there, with a splinter of life." - Author: Paul Celan

Quotes About Windows And Art

"It was a common complaint amongst the Arts students that their library was in dire need of refurbishment. To call the old building shabby chic was being kind. It didnt have automated stacks or self-service machines like the Management and Sciences library the other side of campus and the carpets and bookcases looked like they were probably the Victorian originals. But on days like this one, where the springtime sunshine streamed in through the high windows and set the dust motes dancing, Harriet sincerely felt that those BSc lot could stuff their vending machines and state of the art study pods. The Old Library was clearly suited for those who had poetry in their souls, rather than numbers in their heads." - Author: Erin Lawless

Quotes About Lovers Fighting

"I remember the lightning in the air, and the lovers bidding goodbye to each other in the streets, and I can tell you what I think. We went to war because going to war is fun, because theres something in the human breast that trills at the thought, although perhaps not the reality, of murdering its fellows in vast numbers. Fighting a war aint fun - fighting a war is pretty miserable. But starting a war? Hell, starting a war is better than a night floating on daevas honey." - Author: Daniel Polansky

Quotes About Brasa

"Ahora bien, un humano enfrentado con una imposibilidad, responde frecuentemente con una retirada de la realidad; penetra en un mundo de engaño, entregándose a la bebida, llegando al histerismo, o tirándose de un puente. Todo esto se reduce a lo mismo, la negativa o laincapacidad de enfrentarse serenamente con la situación. Y lo mismo ocurre con los robots. Un dilema, en el mejor de los casos, creará un desorden en sus conexiones; y en el peor abrasará su cerebro positrónico sin reparación posible" - Author: Isaac Asimov

Quotes About Calm Down

"1) Work on one thing at a time until finished.2) Start no more new books, add no more new material to "Black Spring."3) Dont be nervous. Work calmly, joyously, recklessly on whatever is in hand.4) Work according to Program and not according to mood. Stop at the appointed time!5) When you cant create you can work.6) Cement a little every day, rather than add new fertilizers.7) Keep human! See people, go places, drink if you feel like it.8) Dont be a draught-horse! Work with pleasure only.9) Discard the Program when you feel like it—but go back to it next day. Concentrate. Narrow down. Exclude.10) Forget the books you want to write. Think only of the book you are writing.11) Write first and always. Painting, music, friends, cinema, all these come afterwards." - Author: Henry Miller

Quotes About Prejudices

"Can people of color be racist?" I reply, "The answer depends on your definition of racism." If one defines racism as racial prejudice, the answer is yes. People of color can and do have racial prejudices. However, if one defines racism as a system of advantage based on race, the answer is no. People of color are not racist because they do not systematically benefit from racism. And equally important, there is no systematic cultural and institutional support or sanction for the racial bigotry of people of color. In my view, reserving the term racist only for behaviors committed by whites in the context of a white-dominated society is a way of acknowledging the ever-present power differential afforded whites by the culture and institutions that make up the system of advantage and continue to reinforce notions of white superiority. (Using the same logic, I reserve the word sexist for men. Though women can and do have gender-based prejudices, only men systematically benefit from sexism.)" - Author: Paula S. Rothenberg

Quotes About Miss Caroline In To Kill A Mockingbird

"Have your vote. But know this: if you come to remove me, come in force, because if you try to separate me from him, I will kill every single one of you. My hand wont shake. My aim wont falter. My face will be the last thing youll see before you die." - Author: Ilona Andrews

Quotes About Scorned Love

"Scorned and torn, former love mates aim and shoot childish devastating daggers that penetrate beyond target to pierce the heart of their offspring." - Author: T.F. Hodge

Quotes About Offshore Drilling

"It seemed no amount of praying could diminish the plagues wrath. By the time city officials realized it was the rats that were causing the disease, it was too late, but Venice still enforced a decree by which all incoming vessels had to anchor offshore for a full forty days before they would be permitted to unload. To this day, the number forty—quaranta in Italian—served as a grim reminder of the origins of the word quarantine." - Author: Dan Brown

Quotes About Doa

"Singurul mod prin care poți scăpa de trecut este moartea. Doar aşa, amintirile vor înceta să te mai bântuie, lăsându-te să zaci într-o linişte neagră, în care nicio rază de lumină nu pătrunde." - Author: Adina Speteanu