I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
As men's prayers are a disease of the will, so are their creeds a disease of the intellect.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The biggest labor problem is tomorrow.
Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.
J. K. Rowling
When I write now I do not invent situation, characters, or actions, but rather structures and discursive forms, textual groupings which are combined according to secret affinities among themselves, as in architecture or the plastic arts.
Nothing succeeds, they say, like success. And certainly nothing fails like failure.
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.
She goes through the vale of death alone, each time a babe is born. As it is the right neither of man nor the state to coerce her into this ordeal, so it is her right to decide whether she will endure it.
Lies cannot nourish or protect you. Only freedom from fear, freedom from lies, can make us beautiful, and keep us safe.
The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment; the eye of the body is not always that of the soul.
George Sand, Handsome Lawrence,
Grinning like a necrophiliac in a morgue.
Love is a myth, Grandfather Trout said. Like summer. What? In winter, Grandfather Trout said, summer is a myth. A report, a rumor. Not to be believed in. Get it? Love is a myth. So is summer.
simply-quotes FollowI close my eyes, thinking that there is nothing like an embrace after an absence, nothing like fitting my face into the curve of his shoulder and filling my lungs with the scent of him.
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