After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down. I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without me showing him up rounding the bases.
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Author: Mickey Mantle
Death is the destiny.
Men are never really willing to die except for the sake of freedom: therefore they do not believe in
The Show Must Go On!
Stories are light.
I don’t really think the standard of judgment, the missing link, you spoke of that you find in my st
Pink is my favourite colour. I used to say my favourite colour was black to be cool, but it is pink
Civilisation and the life of nations are governed by the same laws as prevail throughout nature and
The mist enveloped her form. She was lifted into it, then instantly dropped. Swiftly, the mist retre
A.E. van Vogt
She had large, questioning eyes that seemed to draw me in and a sense of quiet outrage that simmered
...her gaze settling on Bush International Airport. What is it with politicians anyway, always rushi
Sometimes the only thing to do is to take the thing that you must have. Even if someone gets hurt.
My eyes constantly seekthe rainbow of my dreamsand I sometimes fail to be grateful for raindropsthat
And half of learning to play is learning what not to playand she's learning the spaces she leaves ha
There comes no adventure but wears to our soul the shape of our everyday thoughts.
The fragility of love is what is most at stake here—humanity's most crucial three-word avowal is oft
No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in lo
School did give me one of the greatest gifts of my life, though. I learned how to read, and for that
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls b
Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope.
Sophie knew about power animals,everyone did...Sophie thought she might be a cat, she liked cats a l
Art is not about thinking something up. It is the opposite -- getting something down.
Don’t use your energy to hate on anyone
Obedience and submission requires faith
Schools don't really allow failure and yet it's a valid part of any endeavour, not just writing.
People don’t die so the universe can gauge your reaction. They die because life is finite.
I take all knowledge to be my province.
Sir Francis Bacon
Any species that devours its natural environment will eventually fall victim to the resulting silenc
Sometimes you grow to love the shadow that follows.
Donna Lynn Hope
Historians are left forever chasing shadows, painfully aware of their inability ever to reconstruct
The less worth of a man,the greater his pride.
The uglier the storm the lovelier the rainbow.
May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is r
You didn't have to attract desire. Either it was in the woman who aroused it or it didn't exist. Eit
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
What do you consider the most humane? - To spare someone shame. What is the seal of liberation? - To
The book is the most technologically advanced invention in the history of humankind.
The clothes have no emperor.
Stewart Elliott Guthrie
It is not love that transforms the world, but pity.
I was a very romantic, overly dramatic young lady, which served me well as a songwriter. Especially
Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.
For animals, the confinement of the body is the confinement of the whole being, but a person can cho
Light makes shadow. Truth makes lies.
I don't mind if you forget me.Having learned my lesson,I never left an impression on anyone.
Regret is a lifestyle disease of equity investing.
The great advantage of really contemporary fiction is that one finds oneself mirrored on every page
I've taken a philosophical position on e-mail. Although I think it's a wonderful communication techn
God S Timing
Sometimes we have to let our dreams go in order to allow God to bring them back to us - in his way a
An easy life does not make men, nor does it build nations. Challenges make men, and it is these men
For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it back to that humble and tende
Have you had your own, personal earthquake? Here is what it feels like. Your insides feel like they
Personally, I do not know whether humankind is alone in this vast universe. But I do know that we sh
The relationship between commitment and doubt is by no means an antagonistic one. Commitment is heal
This will never be a civilized country until we expend more money for books than we do for chewing g
I'd rather be pissed off then pissed on.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue not a companion in vice.
When I was writing pretty poor poetry, this girl with midnight black hair told me to go on.
I refuse to dedicate my life to posterity. Surely one owes as much to the current generation as to o
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Death swallows death.
Life And Living
And the hunger that once chewed at them like a mean dog now seems more like an annoying houseguest w
You are the light in the midst of darkness.
Cats like sleeping and resting on intersections. There are many stories about magical animals but re
I use Pinterest for everything. Book collections, trips, hobbies. It's all there. I planned my weddi
I’ve heard the name before: Anubis. An Egyptian name. The name of a god.The god of the dead.
If everyone fights with the power of their love, there will be happiness, not the destruction or war
The Lord God is our great helper.
Molly. I have an opportunity for you.”“An opportunity?” I repeated, without enthusiasm. Oh, good. Ne
Happiness is health
There was a sudden stillness like the gap between ticks on a clock, but the next tick never coming.
The nineteenth was the first century of human sympathy, -- the age when half wonderingly we began to
W.E.B. Du Bois
The need to write comes from the need to make sense of one's life and discover one's usefulness.
To succeed in driving innovation, it is essential for empowering people to push ideas forward, and t
Racism is not merely a simplistic hatred. It is, more often, broad sympathy toward some and broader
I had an inspirational teacher at my junior school: Peter Nixon. He was enthusiastic, knowledgeable
Professing not to care is a primordial defense mechanism. Whenever a person finds oneself mired in f
Kilroy J. Oldster
The death of God left the angels in a strange position.
So much the better. The higher the price you have to pay, the more you will cherish it.
Lloyd C. Douglas
Let us live while we are alive!
Johann von Goethe
As a Christian and a feminist, the most important message I can carry and fight for is the sacrednes
Dare to make wishes. The fulfillment of your wishes is possible.
My history teacher was utterly terrifying, but her lessons were very inspiring. She got me intereste
Only locks in life are what you think you know, but don’t. Accept your ignorance and try something n
The rich can afford to be progressive. Poor people have reason to be afraid of the future.
So this is where you grew up. Did you like it here? I guess you couldn't have, if you wanted to leav
Well,’ I said, ‘Paris is old, is many centuries. You feel, in Paris, all the time gone by. That isn’
Believe In You…
Learn, believe and achieve!
I think a generation ago, dads went to work, they came home, and they had their dinner, had a drink,
The mortal sickness of a mind too unhappy to be kind.
A. E. Housman
Had they been dogs they would have sniffed me over and then drawn back. But humans have no such inbr
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Can you tell me the difference between a witch and a wizard?Sure, a wizard is what they call you whe
Everybody is Beautiful and Unique in Their Own Special Way, Beauty goes Beyond the Outer Appearance.
Amaka Imani Nkosazana
You don't talk much, do you, angel-face? I like that in a woman.
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
Israelis are a mix of North African, Levantine, and Eastern European, which inflames the politics bu
Southern political personalities, like sweet corn, travel badly. They lose flavor with every hundred
A. J. Liebling
And I find a happiness in the fact of accepting —In the sublimely scientific and difficult fact of a
The truth is that at the White House and in Congress, you are as likely to find sympathy for animal
Thinking about the future is the worst way of thinking about the future. Working on your future is t
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
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