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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
Quote Left Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real. Quote Right
Quote Left Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced -- even a proverb is no proverb to you till your life has illustrated it. Quote Right
Quote Left As each Sister is to become a Co-Worker of Christ in the slums, each ought to understand what God and the Missionaries of Charity expect from her. Let Christ radiate and live his life in her and through her in the slums. Let the poor, seeing her, be drawn to Christ and invite him to enter their homes and their lives. Let the sick and suffering find in her a real angel of comfort and consolation. Let the little ones of the streets cling to her because she reminds them of him, the friend of the little ones. Quote Right
Quote Left Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. Quote Right
Quote Left Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up. You build up all these defenses, you build up a whole suit of armor, so that nothing can hurt you, then one stupid person, no different from any other stupid person, wanders into your stupid life...You give them a piece of you. They didn't ask for it. They did something dumb one day, like kiss you or smile at you, and then your life isn't your own anymore. Love takes hostages. It gets inside you. It eats you out and leaves you crying in the darkness, so simple a phrase like 'maybe we should be just friends' turns into a glass splinter working its way into your heart. It hurts. Not just in the imagination. Not just in the mind. It's a soul-hurt, a real gets-inside-you-and-rips-you-apart pain. I hate love. Quote Right
Quote Left You go back. You search for what made you happy when you were smaller. We are all grown up children, really... So one should go back and search for what was loved and found to be real. Quote Right
Quote Left What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real. Quote Right
Quote Left The sacrifice which causes sorrow to the doer of the sacrifice is no sacrifice. Real sacrifice lightens the mind of the doer and gives him a sense of peace and joy. The Buddha gave up the pleasures of life because they had become painful to him. Quote Right
Quote Left Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished. Quote Right
Quote Left Life is real! Life is earnest! And death is not its goal. Dust thou art, to dust returneth, was not spoken of the soul. Quote Right
Quote Left I was lucky enough to see with my own eyes the recent stock-market crash, where they lost several million dollars, a rabble of dead money that went sliding off into the sea. Never as then, amid suicides, hysteria, and groups of fainting people, have I felt the sensation of real death, death without hope, death that is nothing but rottenness, for the spectacle was terrifying but devoid of greatness... I felt something like a divine urge to bombard that whole canyon of shadow, where ambulances collected suicides whose hands were full of rings. Quote Right
Quote Left What I want to fix your attention on is the vast overall movement towards the discrediting, and finally the elimination, of every kind of human excellence -- moral, cultural, social or intellectual. And is it not pretty to notice how 'democracy' (in the incantatory sense) is now doing for us the work that was once done by the most ancient dictatorships, and by the same methods The basic proposal of the new education is to be that dunces and idlers must not be made to feel inferior to intelligent and industrious pupils. That would be 'undemocratic.' Children who are fit to proceed may be artificially kept back, because the others would get a trauma by being left behind. The bright pupil thus remains democratically fettered to his own age group throughout his school career, and a boy who would be capable of tackling Aeschylus or Dante sits listening to his coeval's attempts to spell out A CAT SAT ON A MAT. We may reasonably hope for the virtual abolition of education when 'I'm as good as you' has fully had its way. All incentives to learn and all penalties for not learning will vanish. The few who might want to learn will be prevented who are they to overtop their fellows And anyway, the teachers -- or should I say nurses -- will be far too busy reassuring the dunces and patting them on the back to waste any time on real teaching. We shall no longer have to plan and toil to spread imperturbable conceit and incurable ignorance among men. Quote Right
Quote Left Because systems of mass communication can communicate only officially acceptable levels of reality, no one can know the extent of the secret unconscious life. No one in America can know what will happen. No one is in real control. Quote Right
Quote Left Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present. Quote Right
Quote Left Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity. Quote Right
Quote Left So if I asked you about art you could give me the skinny on every art book ever written...Michelangelo? You know a lot about him I bet. Life's work, criticisms, political aspirations. But you couldn't tell me what it smells like in the Sistine Chapel. You've never stood there and looked up at that beautiful ceiling. And if I asked you about women I'm sure you could give me a syllabus of your personal favorites, and maybe you've been laid a few times too. But you couldn't tell me how it feels to wake up next to a woman and be truly happy. If I asked you about war you could refer me to a bevy of fictional and non-fictional material, but you've never been in one. You've never held your best friend's head in your lap and watched him draw his last breath, looking to you for help. And if I asked you about love I'd get a sonnet, but you've never looked at a woman and been truly vulnerable. Known that someone could kill you with a look. That someone could rescue you from grief. That God had put an angel on Earth just for you. And you wouldn't know how it felt to be her angel. To have the love be there for her forever. Through anything, through cancer. You wouldn't know about sleeping sitting up in a hospital room for two months holding her hand and not leaving because the doctors could see in your eyes that the term 'visiting hours' didn't apply to you. And you wouldn't know about real loss, because that only occurs when you lose something you love more than yourself, and you've never dared to love anything that much. I look at you and I don't see an intelligent confident man, I don't see a peer, and I don't see my equal. I see a boy. Nobody could possibly understand you, right Will? Yet you presume to know so much about me because of a painting you saw. You must know everything about me. You're an orphan, right? Do you think I would presume to know the first thing about who you are because I read 'Oliver Twist?' And I don't buy the argument that you don't want to be here, because I think you like all the attention you're getting. Personally, I don't care. There's nothing you can tell me that I can't read somewhere else. Unless we talk about your life. But you won't do that. Maybe you're afraid of what you might say. Quote Right
Quote Left Hence jarring sectaries may learnTheir real interest to discern;That brother should not war with brother,And worry and devour each other;But sing and shine by sweet consent,Till life's poor transient night is spent,Respecting in each other's caseThe gifts of nature and of grace. Quote Right
Quote Left The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office. Quote Right
Quote Left A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune. Quote Right
Quote Left We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider everything as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart. Quote Right
Quote Left I grew up in space times. In seventh grade, my teacher said we had to do math and science because the Russians were beating us in the space race. It was a real catalyst. I wish we had something like that today. Quote Right
Quote Left Why shouldn't I work for the NSA? That's a tough one. But I'll take a shot. Say I'm workin' at the NSA and somebody puts a code on my desk, somethin' no one else can break. Maybe I take a shot at it and maybe I break it and I'm real happy with myself cause I did my job well, but maybe that code was the location of some rebel army in North Africa or the Middle East and once they have that location, they bomb the village where the rebels are hiding, fifteen hundred people I never met, never had no problem with get killed. Now the politicains are sayin' 'Oh send in the marines to secure the area, cause they don't give a shit, won't be their kid over there gettin' shot just like it wasn't them when their number got called cause they were all pullin' a tour in the National Guard. It'll be some kid from Southy over there takin' shrapnel in the ass. He comes back to find that the plant he used to work at, got exported to the country he just got back from, and the guy that put the shrapnel in his ass got his old job cause he'll work for 15 cents a day and no bathroom breaks. Meanwhile, he realises the only reason he was over there in the first place was so that we could install a government that would sell us oil at a good price, and ofcourse the oil companies use a little skirmish over there to scare up domestic oil prices, a cute little ancilliary benefit for them, but it ain't helpin' my buddy at 2.50 a gallon. Their takin' their sweet time bringin' the oil back, of course maybe they even took the liberty of hiring an alcoholic skipper who likes to drink martini's and fuckin' play slolum with the icebergs. It ain't to long til he hits one, spills the oil, and kills all the sea life in the North Atlantic... so now my buddy's out of work, he can't afford to drive, so he's walkin' to the fuckin' job interviews which sucks cause the shrapnel in his ass is givin' him cronic hemroids and meanwhile, he's starvin' cause everytime he tries to get a bite to eat the only blue plate special their serving is North Atlantic scrod with Quaker State.... so what did I think? I'm holdin' out for somethin' better. I figure fuck it, while Im at it why not just shoot my buddy, take his job, give it to his sworn enemy, hike up gas prices, bomb a village, club a baby seal, hit the hash pipe, and join the National Guard. I could be elected President. Quote Right
Quote Left Its the sense of touch. Any real city, you walk, you're bumped, brush past people. In LA, no one touches you. We're always behind metal and glass. I think we miss that touch so much that we crash into each other just to feel something. Quote Right
Quote Left Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty. Quote Right
Quote Left The only real valuable thing is intuition. Quote Right
Quote Left Real misanthropes are not found in solitude, but in the real world since it is experience of life, and not philosophy, which produces real hatred of mankind. Quote Right
Quote Left Socrates famously said that the unconsidered life is not worth living. He meant that a life lived without forethought or principle is a life so vulnerable to chance, and so dependent on the choices and actions of others, that it is of little real value to the person living it. He further meant that a life well lived is one which has goals, and integrity, which is chosen and directed by the one who lives it, to the fullest extent possible to a human agent caught in the webs of society and history. Quote Right
Quote Left The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us, has utterly obscured the real idea of growth, which means leaving things inside us. Quote Right
Quote Left I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win. Quote Right
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Quote Left Real stars do not grab someone else's light, They have their own glow. September 25, 2022 5:07 AM Quote Right
Quote Left You may never realize the tenderness you hold deep within your own heart till one day you know for sure you have human feelings!" Quote Right
Quote Left If the freedom and justice are only owned by a few privileged persons, the whole nation will never have the real Freedom and Justice at all. Quote Right
Quote Left The only moment that really matters is now, so I will enjoy it by living in peace and Love. Quote Right
Quote Left All delusions are paid with tears and regrets, and even with bitterness never experienced, the ones who are realistic enough to avoid them, and concentrate on solutions, have fewer headaches to worry about. Quote Right
Quote Left Sometimes the world looks so bad and broken that it seems that there could not possibly be a god who rules over it. But it is only once you've seen hell that you realise there must be a God. Quote Right
Quote Left Belief is like you're having a dream, you don't know whether that state is truly real until you wake up and realize that that illusion is over. Quote Right
Quote Left Objective reality, sharing with parity. Quote Right
Quote Left “Don’t Close Your eyes or deny the past, realize we are One people With Many Stories breathing the same air and living under the same sun, So forget the categories, MAKE IT CLEAR, it not about Black History Month but about Making Human History All year” — Christen Kuikoua Quote Right
Quote Left Wisdom is based on experiences in life, a poor man can become rich if he learns the essential steps that lead to success, but a wealthy man won't bear the humiliating idea of becoming poor. This is the real conflict between wealth and poverty. The poor man will be still humble if he loses everything, but the rich man will still have his pride and vanity. Quote Right
Quote Left "Real eyes realize real lies" Quote Right
Quote Left I really wish there is a law where if a guy gets a girl pregnant he should pay for the kids expenses equally. Quote Right
Quote Left Is time and individual event, a communal event or both? It is both, since individual time line does change constantly through our decisions. Communal time lines is when we collectively decide to change the course of an event. As you see, time is not isolated on our decisions but it is incorporated in each of us. It is understood that we are connected to one another through not only time but through planes of existence. We Create our own reality. Quote Right
Quote Left “We Are All One. When we allow ourselves to become aware of this statement in its purest form, we open the doors to reveal the oneness of being. Using the process of conscious evolution we begin to recognize our true underlying identity, for once we have glimpsed the existence of this realm, we then begin to reveal what it is . . . . our true natural state.” Quote Right
Quote Left Searching binds me to Realization, and Realization sets me Free. I struggle, but Love. Quote Right
Quote Left For the dream chaser: Everyone is a dream chaser. It never means every dream that can come true. I always admire for the one who has dreams. He follows it and he can make it real. Quote Right
Quote Left poets can turn imagination into reality and reality into imagination Quote Right
Quote Left "It is not what people heard, it is what they think they heard that can really hurt you" Quote Right
Quote Left "It sounds really hard and it was impossible but then it was easy because I did it wrong."  Quote Right
Quote Left Remember if you have a dream, live it and make it a reality! Quote Right
Quote Left The Most Difficult Thing I Guess I once Dread Mostly. Is growing old alone than light come to thought is really to not grow old with those people that make me feel alone. Quote Right
Quote Left The chauvinistic mind has Napoleonic roots, where commitment to flawed ideals lacks endurance and truth. With ' Fake News ' and the ' Big Lie ' . . . reality is challenged once again from blind leadership and power. Quote Right
Quote Left To be a writer remote, alone is to enter a portal into another realm. Quote Right
Quote Left You didn't win, I let you THINK you did when in reality you just lost it all... Quote Right
Quote Left If you are looking for truth and understanding, look within for the presence of your soul. Listen careful, for Truth will speak to your soul as you quietly listen and reveal itself to you. As you come to understand the Truth, you will realize it isn't within you; it is you. Bill Baker April 12, 2022 Quote Right
Quote Left There is no fun in discipline, but real happiness. April 2022. Quote Right
Quote Left Go Hard: By Dana Redricks 04/06/2022 In life if we want to achieve our dream we need to go hard to make it happen. Some things come easy for some people, for others it may take longer and harder, but whatever the case may be we must strive to make our dream a reality trusting God all the way. Quote Right
Quote Left Technology is a tool used for life. Technology is not your life. Stay real. Stay human. Quote Right
Quote Left The leveling up you may arise, the more they reveal oneself without them realizing they exposed their true character. Quote Right
Quote Left Fornicators and adulterers are the same. Simply masses of monsters who have stolen human flesh and barracaded themselves to blend in with real people. Quote Right
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