I think the adjective post-modernist really means mannerist. Books about books is fun but frivolous.
A man has a tendency to accept you the way you are, while most women immediately start to pick flaws and want to change you.
From a viable economy to the full funding of Headstart, from a clean environment to true equality for women, from a strong military to a commitment to racial brotherhood, from schools that are honored to streets free of excessive violence.
I think trying to be cool is the worst possible ambition - and I have never suffered from it.
What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
This morning's scene is good and fine, Long rain has not harmed the land.
Instead of trying to come up and pontificate on what literature is, you need to talk with children, to teachers, and make sure they get poetry in the curriculum early.
Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.
I'm already the most fortunate girl in the world, so I have zero expectations for what the future will bring.
The first thing I've learned is to trust nobody.
Surely our inaction with respect to Syria is a poor precedent if we're fighting a war on terror.
Method is more important than strength, when you wish to control your enemies. By dropping golden beads near a snake, a crow once managed To have a passer-by kill the snake for the beads.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
However, anyone to whom this happens should not leave his room upon awakening, should speak to no-one, but remain alone and sober until everything comes back to him, and he recalls the dream.
When I was about 12 and first started wearing lipstick, my dad would ask, 'Are you wearing makeup?' I would say back, 'You're wearing more makeup there than I am!'
When I am home for like a two-year stretch, I get antsy, because I want to work.
The euro is our common fate, and Europe is our common future.
I think that giving mindless praise is ridiculous. But I understand why parents do it. They want their kids to feel good about themselves. But parents are never going to teach their children true, positive self esteem by praising everything they do.
I hope 'The Voice' has a fifteen-year run, don't get me wrong. But I come from nothing, and maybe it's the Irish in me, but my attitude is always like, 'They'll figure me out soon.'
It is our happiness to live under the government of a PRINCE who is satisfied with ruling according to law as every other good prince will - We enjoy under his administration all the liberty that is proper and expedient for us.
I've been working at performing for five years now. I've been working in Australia and Spain and England. When I was only 15 or 16, 1 was performing in bars I could have had legal problems, but it's also the only way to get to know what music is all about.
My mother was the sweetest lady who ever lived on this planet, but if you tried to tell her that Jesus wasn't a Christian, she would stomp you to death.
I wish to assure you that there can never be any return to the state of armed conflict which existed before our commitment to peace and the democratic process of election under the Lancaster House agreement.
Don't threaten me with love, baby. Let's just go walking in the rain.
I don't mind my age.
We're teaching our kids that attributes as vague and relatively meaningless as a toothy smile or a fine head of hair make a fine statement about a person.
As far as a truly radical conscience, you have to take it as part of a larger thing, that it was sort of historical inevitability that with the coming of a leaguer society people would start to use drugs a lot more then they had before.
Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.
I recognize that I have a unique position to be a role model to young girls because I am doing something that they consider glamorous, which is acting, and yet I took a time to really get my education and study mathematics, and I think math is the cat's meow.
In a recent Valentine's Day posting on her fan website, Britney Spears says that - oh, who cares?
The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.
Pope John XXIII
History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren't there.
Only a humanity to whom death has become as indifferent as its members, that has itself died, can inflict it administratively on innumerable people.
I never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said, 'I want to be left alone.' There is all the difference.
I am totally fascinated by people and our history as I understand and continue to explore it. People have so much to give and so far to go and yet we have given and gone a great distance. It's really just interesting to ask: why not? And see where that takes me.
The drug plans our seniors choose will define their health care options for years to come. If they do not make a decision and wait until the May 15 deadline passes, they will face penalties and higher prices for the drugs that they need.
Your computer needn't be the first thing your see in the morning and the last thing you see at night.
I do not want to go into its physical reasons: the construction of the human body is different from that of carnivorous animals. But man's intelligence is such that it can be utilised to defend any-thing he does, whether right or wrong.
There's nothing as exciting as a comeback - seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting a second chance.
I had nearly finished school because I was making effort not that bad on that. But there was a law in Germany after the war. You could not make your final examination before 18, so lots of people who were late because of the way had to do it first.
My goal in the beginning was to buy my mother a house. Now I realize, okay, if I really focus and become a key player in business, then I can build an empire.
I really enjoy travel, I enjoy the U.K., I enjoy Scotland, Glasgow.
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