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Quote Left I'm standing on the outside of your shelter looking in, While the bombs around are falling everywhere, Inside you look so warm and safe and oh so happy, Have I ever told you that I care? Have I ever told you that you're wonderful? And it hurts me so that we have grown apart. I'm standing on the outside of your shelter, dear, But I hope I'm on the inside of your heart. Quote Right
by Shel Silverstein | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Said the little boy, Sometimes I drop my spoon. Said the little old man, I do that too. The little boy whispered, I wet my pants. I do too, laughed the old man. Said the little boy, I often cry. The old man nodded. So do I. But worst of all, said the boy, it seems Grown-ups don't pay attention to me. And he felt the warmth of a wrinkled old hand. I know what you mean, said the little old man. Quote Right
by Shel Silverstein | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left I live in the Managerial Age, in a world of "Admin." The greatest evil is not now done in those sordid "dens of crime" that Dickens loved to paint. It is not done even in concentration camps and labour camps. In those we see its final result. But it is conceived and ordered (moved, seconded, carried, and minuted) in clean, carpeted, warmed and well-lighted offices, by quiet men with white collars and cut fingernails and smooth-shaven cheeks who do not need to raise their voices. Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern. Quote Right
by C S Lewis | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left In the swamp in secluded recesses, A shy and hidden bird is warbling a song.... Quote Right
by Walt Whitman | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Our lives laid down in war and peace may not Be found acceptable in Heaven's sight.... Quote Right
by Robert Frost | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of. Quote Right
by Jane Austen | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Fortunately art is a community effort—a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the... Quote Right
by Allen Ginsberg | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Not in vain the distance beacons. Forward let us range, Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of change. Quote Right
by Alfred Lord Tennyson | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size But when I start to tell them, They think I'm telling lies. I say, It's in the reach of my arms The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The curl of my lips. I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That's me. I walk into a room Just as cool as you please, And to a man, The fellows stand or Fall down on their knees. Then they swarm around me, A hive of honey bees. I say, It's the fire in my eyes, And the flash of my teeth, The swing in my waist, And the joy in my feet. I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That's me. Men themselves have wondered What they see in me. They try so much But they can't touch My inner mystery. When I try to show them They say they still can't see. I say, It's in the arch of my back, The sun of my smile, The ride of my breasts, The grace of my style. I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That's me. Now you understand Just why my head's not bowed. I don't shout or jump about Or have to talk real loud. When you see me passing It ought to make you proud. I say, It's in the click of my heels, The bend of my hair, the palm of my hand, The need of my care, 'Cause I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That's me. Quote Right
by Maya Angelou | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left It's a poor sort of memory that only works backward. Quote Right
by Lewis Carroll | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Nor now the long light on the sea— And here face downward in the sun... Quote Right
by Archibald MacLeish | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Don't be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid. Quote Right
by John Keats | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left We were eighteen and had begun to love life and the world; and we had to shoot it to pieces. The first bomb, the first explosion, burst in our hearts. We are cut off from activity, from striving, from progress. We believe in such things no longer, we believe in the war. Quote Right
by Erich Maria Remarque | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes. Quote Right
by Henry David Thoreau | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left From this day forward until the end of the world...we in it shall be remembered...we band of brothers. Quote Right
by William Shakespeare | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Toward education marriage nervous breakdown, operation, teaching school, and learning to be mad, in a dream—what is this life? Quote Right
by Allen Ginsberg | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be. Quote Right
by Kahlil Gibran | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left All empty souls tend toward extreme opinions Quote Right
by William Butler Yeats | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Ae fond kiss, and then we sever! A farewell, and then forever! Deep in heart-wrung tears I'll pledge thee, Warring sighs and groans I'll wage thee. Who shall say that Fortune grieves him, While the star of hope she leaves him? Me, nae cheerful twinkle lights me, Dark despair around benights me. Quote Right
by Robert Burns | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Ae fond kiss, and then we severA farewell, and then foreverDeep in heart-wrung tears I'll pledge thee,Warring sighs and groans I'll wage thee.Who shall say that Fortune grieves him,While the star of hope she leaves himMe, nae cheerful twinkle lights me,Dark despair around benights me. Quote Right
by Robert Burns | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left I spent millons of years in the world of inorganic things as a star, as a rock... Then I died and became a plant-- Forgetting my former existence because of its otherness Then I died and became an animal-- Forgetting my life as a plant except for inclinations in the season of spring and sweet herbs-- like the inclination of babes toward their mother's breast Then I died and became a human My intelligence ripened, awakening from greed and self-seeking to become wise and knowing I behold a hundred thousand intelligences most marvelous and remember my former states and inclinations And when I die again I will soar past the angels to places I cannot imagine Now, what have I ever lost by dying? Quote Right
by Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Till the war-drum throbbed no longer, and the battle-flags were furled... Quote Right
by Alfred Lord Tennyson | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Life's a voyage that's homeward bound. Quote Right
by Herman Melville | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left This queen will live. Nature awakes, A warmth breathes out of her. She hath not been... Quote Right
by William Shakespeare | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left O human race born to fly upward, wherefore at a little wind dost thou fall. Quote Right
by Dante Alighieri | ...go to quote |
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