A lot of why I climb is for the friendship, the loyalty and trust, the shared experience of being in that moment.
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Author: Jimmy Chin
If everybody in the world got together and put their troubles up for sale on the table, you'd grab y
A loose end - that's what we woman call it, when we are overwhelmed by the care of small children, t
If what I have to do is share a sandwich to lift someone's spirits, put a smile on their face - the
Time and I have quarrelled. All hours are midnight now. I had a clock and a watch, but I destroyed t
[Short Talk on Sylvia Plath] Did you see her mother on television? She said plain, burned things. Sh
The relatives of a suicide always take it in bad part that he did not remain alive out of considera
Don't love from emotion love from bottom of heart
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, conf
They’re taking us to the room to change. Do you think we’ll have time for a quickie? Because we neve
Mum, your heart is the same size as your fist,’ she told me once in delight, and we both made our ha
He wanted to grind every Federation world into dust beneath his boot as his army blazed a trail of b
The awakening an artist must be ruthless, not only with herself but with others.
Be not another, if you can be yourself.
It takes a lot of things to prove you are smart, but only one thing to prove you are ignorant.
Deep breaths are very helpful at shallow parties.
She had always been comforted by confectionery
If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our
OMAR N. BRADLEY
She likes us,” said Umbo. “I know, I could feel it too,” said Rigg. “She’s really glad to have us he
Orson Scott Card
Stop worrying about someone else's feelings for once and worry about your grade.
The orbit of human vision has widened and art has annexed fresh territories that were formerly denie
In a sense, [Christianity] creates, rather than solves, the problem of pain, for pain would be no pr
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
The girl danced like light on water. After I'd watched for a while I looked with all of me, not just
To be able to shit on people before they get a chance to shit on you. That's power.
Motherhood has most definitely changed me and my life. It's so crazy how drastic even the small deta
The entertainment industry isn't a line of work encouraged in the Persian culture. When I called my
And Isi always listened, never told Enna she had been foolish, never said hollow things like 'You'll
The Beatles' story is all of our stories. It is about how the youth culture emerged, the drug cultur
Whether the glass is half empty or half full, you have the power to fill it up.
Tengo had a gift for such work. He was a born technician, possessing both the intense concentration
Tragedy and comedy involve an audience, so they must give--sharing themselves to elicit tears and la
Education is a process of cultivating diamonds in a field called the mind.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise and the better a man is the more he is inspired b
The best or nothing at all.
In shuttering Yucca Mountain, Obama makes it extremely likely that nuclear power in the United State
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the str
Norman Vincent Peale
I also never would have imagined I'd quote back a church lesson, but when the rest of the crowd stoo
Not bad, not bad at all," Diotallevi said. "To arrive at the truth through the painstaking reconstru
I did a production of 'Journey's End,' an RC Sherriff play about World War I, at the Edinburgh Festi
Rapport is the link between meeting and communicating.
To be a saint or a man of too good a nature in today's pragmatic world, with everyone out to get the
Do not become self-absorbed, but become self-aware.
If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say it at all. And if you do have to say it, make it r
Some people will insult your intelligence by suddenly being nice or nicer to you once you make it …
The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines - s
Frank Lloyd Wright
Hassan couldn't read a first-grade textbook but he'd read me plenty. That was a little unsettling bu
The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul
A champion is someone ho gets up, een when he can't
The world becomes so much larger the smaller you live.
It is a law woven into the nature of man, attested by history, by science, by literature and art, an
There is a solitude which each and every one of us has always carried within. More inaccessible than
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relati
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Casey Renee Kiser
How do we meditate? It is not thinking about the past or future. It starts with being present.
I think if there was a boarding school for personality makeovers, you'd probably get a scholarship.
Google is my best friend and my worst enemy. It's fabulous for research, but then it becomes addicti
Young people, some of whom are not born into the faith, are being fired up by preachers using basic
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Tis torture, and not mercy. Heaven is here Where Juliet lives, and every cat and dog And little mous
Emotions cannot evolve through intellectual comprehension; there must be direct access to them, acce
For all the ghosts and corpses that shall never know the breath of our childrenso longfor the sacrif
You see, without hard work and responsibility, there is no American Dream. Hard work lays the founda
Overall, the challenge of leadership is both moral and one of developing the characteristics that ma
It was stupid to hope, she knew. But sometimes hope was all you had.
Today is the best day to begin your life again and plan the rest of your life.
Service to God is largely unacceptable without service to men
But it is always easy to put together stories about a past which nobody any longer remembers, like t
Eleanor hated it when her mom acted like that. Relentlessly submissive. It was humiliatng to be in t
It was one of those striking moments in life where you find familiarity in the inexplicable.
You'll find you spend half your second year shaking off the undesirable friends you made in your fir
Southern DADDY—Dandy At Doin’ Diapers Y’all!
Richelle E. Goodrich
It's not about money or connections. It's the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone.
We cannot change the wind, we can only adjust our sails.
You are joking. You must want money. You work for money, don't you?""I want it very badly," I said.
Perhaps there's an innate human emotion inside us all that when we are presented with something we d
We often end our journeys without beginning them. We learn about the world without knowing ourselves
This is what a real teacher does: she opens the gates of our minds to the possibilities of the soul.
A problem not worth praying about is not worth worrying about.
One of the best parts of Thanksgiving for me is re-watching some of the classic holiday blunders tha
Dear God, I am only what you made me and I appreciate everything that you gave me, but like, I don't
Philosophers are people who know less and less about more and more, until they know nothing about ev
When it comes to money, ignorance is NOT bliss. What you don't know CAN hurt you.
Sandra S. Simmons
Let your mind have peace for a moment. Push away all the anxious thoughts. Release your tension and
Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward ete
Their musical ability and performance seems to derive from the past collective experience and presen
Reach outfor your dreamskeep your heartstrong and true,know thatthe dreamyou reach out for is also r
People don't always get what they deserve in this world.
[Talking about Rosalind in As You Like It] She disguises herself as a boy, drops all the covering in
I'm sure nothing more exciting will happen beyond finding some Roman ruins beneath the pasture," Gun
Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause
Norman Vincent Peale
YOUNG WOMAN: Time is altered, the years to came are alteredYou know where you will find meI, fear, I
Male domination, and the low and stigmatised status of women, cause teenage girls to engage in punis
I believe that our sole responsibility is to reach out, uplift one another and lighten one another's
Ogwo David Emenike
Ah, Harry, how often this happens, even between the best of friends! Each of us believes that what h
I seldom think of politics more than eighteen hours a day.
Lyndon B. Johnson
For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive.
You are the ONLY you there is, you have a purpose, you are not just a biomass
Don’t seem right, do it?” said Topper. “It ain’t right,” replied Fin. “Not at all.” Jack guzzled his
Success for the striver washes away the effort of striving.
Churchgoing is not synonymous with personal spirituality. There are some people who get so busy in c
Stephen R. Covey
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