[Your Enjoyment Of The Chosen Options Will Be Diminished By Your Regret Over What You Had To Give Up. In Fact, The Sum Total Of The Regret Over All The "lost" Options May End Up Being Greater Than Your Joy Over Your Chosen Options, Leaving You Less Satisfied Than You Would Have Been If You Had Had Less Choice To Begin With.]

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"[Capitalism assumed] that from the beginning all men are equal. If that were so everyone would be equipped with the same working power, the same education and, above all, the same economic assets … each person would [then] have only himself to blame if he did not succeed."

Rachel Carrington Quotes

"Ive never needed a bodyguard, Evan."His hands stilled on the glasses. "Maybe that isnt such a bad idea now.""Its a terrible idea. I would never want anyone watching every move I make. Its unnerving. There are fresh lemons in the bottom drawer."Evan squatted and tugged open the vegetable crisper inside the refrigerator. "You know," he waved a piece of the yellow fruit for emphasis, "you may want to think about it, though."Morgan smacked the table so hard the salt and pepper shakers jumped.He grinned and stood. "Havent lost your temper, I see.""My temper wasnt burned."

Marina And The Diamonds Quotes

"I want to provoke people with thoughts, not by taking my clothes off. Its time to move on from Stripperville."

W Cleon Skousen Quotes

"Strictly enforce the scale of "fixed responsibility." The first and foremost level of responsibility is with the individual himself; the second level is the family; then the church; next the community, finally the county, and, in a disaster or emergency, the state. Under no circumstances is the federal government to become involved in public welfare. The Founders felt it would corrupt the government and also the poor. No Constitutional authority exists for the federal government to participate in charity or welfare."

Luke Wilson Quotes

"As long as youre getting along, its nice to work with someone you know well."

Rhiannon Held Silver Quotes

"It may not make sense to you, now, but when you get older youll understand that sometimes things have to be done. Hard things. But everyone will hate the person who finally does them. But if they do them anyway, thats the mark of true honor."

Christian Nestell Bovee Quotes

"A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough."

Russian General Aleksander Lebed Quotes

"Have you ever dealt with people who have lost everything in just an hour? In the morning you leave the house where your wife, your children, your parents live. You return and you find a smoking pit. Then something happens to you - to a certain extent you stop being human. You do not need any glory, money anymore; revenge becomes your only joy. And because you no longer cling to life, death avoids you, the bullets fly past. You become a wolf."

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Quotes About Tears Of Sadness

"You know what my father told me when I was little, one day, when he found me crying? He told me that God gave people a fixed number of tears and are of two kinds: tears of sadness and tears of happiness. And that I should not waste my tears elsewhere, but keep them for the moments of happiness. Would be a shame to not have tears to cry then ..." - Author: Irina Binder

Quotes About The Tower Bridge

"I look to the right as I cross the bridge and smile to see the tip of the Eiffel Tower soaring over rooftops in the distance on the other side of the river. Ive seen it in photographs a thousand times, but seeing it in person for the first time that reminds me that Im really, truly here, thousands of miles away, across an ocean from home." - Author: Kristin Harmel

Quotes About Accepting Things

"Gracious acceptance is an art - an art which most never bother to cultivate. We think that we have to learn how to give, but we forget about accepting things, which can be much harder than giving.... Accepting another persons gift is allowing him to express his feelings for you." - Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Quotes About The Justice

"The enforcement of the law cannot depend on the justice of a cause or one mans conscience." - Author: Harold H. Greene

Quotes About Positivity And Happiness

"I think life is difficult and thats that. I am not at all - absolutely not at all - interested in the pursuit of happiness. I am not interested in the pursuit of positivity. I am interested in pursuing a truth, and the truth often seems to be not happiness but its opposite." - Author: Jamaica Kincaid

Quotes About Oxymoron Life

"Im still agnostic. But in the words of Elton Richards, Im now a reverant agnostic. Which isnt an oxymoron, I swear. I now believe that whether or not theres a God, there is such a thing as sacredness. Life is sacred. The Sabbath can be a sacred day. Prayer can be a sacred ritual. There is something transcendent, beyond the everyday. Its possible that humans created this sacredness ourselves, but that doesnt take away from its power or importance." - Author: A.J. Jacobs

Quotes About Mental Instability

"Ive always been a quitter. I quit the Boy Scouts, the glee club, the marching band. Gave up my paper route, turned my back on the church, stuffed the basketball team. I dropped out of college, sidestepped the army with a 4-F on the grounds of mental instability, went back to school, made a go of it, entered a Ph.D. program in nineteenth-century British literature, sat in the front row, took notes assiduously, bought a pair of horn-rims, and quit on the eve of my comprehensive exams. I got married, separated, divorced. Quit smoking, quit jogging, quit eating red meat. I quit jobs: digging graves, pumping gas, selling insurance, showing pornographic films in an art theater in Boston. When I was nineteen I made frantic love to a pinch-faced, sack-bosomed girl Id known from high school. She got pregnant. I quit town." - Author: T.C. Boyle

Quotes About Gods Masterpiece

"...when the Gods finished creating woman, they stood back and looked at what theyd done. They had given her a body strong enough to run a marathon, a mind fast enough to do six things at once, a heart big enough to love even while it was breaking, hands that could paint a masterpiece or feed a family or write a symphony. And they were afraid, because they saw that what they made was stronger than they were. They knew they had to create a secret weapon, one thing they could use to destroy her. So they gave her children." - Author: Donna Ball

Quotes About Caring For Her

"I hope you end up caring about Bree as much as I do, though thats kind of a cruel wish. You know this: it doesnt end well for her. But at least you will know the whole story. And that no perspective is every really trivial." - Author: Stephenie Meyer

Quotes About Funny Coupons

"Its so funny being a Christian musician. It always scares me when people think so highly of Christian music, Contemporary Christian music especially. Because I kinda go, I know a lot of us, and we dont know jack about anything. Not that I dont want you to buy our records and come to our concerts. I sure do. But you should come for entertainment. If you really want spiritual nourishment, you should go to church...you should read the Scriptures." - Author: Rich Mullins