An entire nation, it seemed, was standing in one long breadline, desperate for even the barest essentials. It was a crisis of monumental proportions. It was known as the Great Depression.
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Author: Kathi Appelt
But nowadays I feel guilty that I am granted the immunity of the artistically gifted, having never a
Now we have technology where we can modify the genomics of individuals by gene transfer and genetic
Life is a character-building opportunity that we all volunteered for.
Richelle E. Goodrich
Life is sacred breath.
The dead are immune from our prison of Time. The distance between the living and dead may be vast, b
He was an astronaut without a suit, but he was still breathing.
John Corey Whaley
She had seen it done. Wherever they glittered in the afterlife – flying among the high rafters of he
Something happens to our creativity as we go through the education process most of us lose touch wit
Do not use worldly methods or apply human force to prevent sin
Sometimes absence doesn’t make the heart grow fonder. Sometimes it just makes the heart hurt.
The Veil of Consciousness is a thin sheath thatI wear to view the transparency of the life thatSurro
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
Isn't it such a tragic thing when you can see it so clearly but the other person doesn't
Complacency kills. Paranoia is the reason I’m still alive.
Kindness is like a warm blanket of snow, softly covering and gently touching the heart.
You can achieve your set-goals by God’s grace
When a man goes through six years training to be a doctor he will never be the same. He knows too mu
In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.
I cannot, I cannot,' cried Marianne; 'leave me, leave me, if I distress you; leave me, hate me, forg
I am now ready to let go of anyone or anything that prevents me from being me.
Renae A. Sauter
I stared up at the sky and raised my middle finger, just in case God was watching. I don't like bein
All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.
Joy is the ultimate reward in life.
Do not let any question goes out of your mind without doing something about it.
Hamzat haruna Ribah
One thing I learned there on that beautiful front porch was if I wanted to be successful, if I wante
P.T.S.D. doesn't make you weak. It makes you a survivor.
Do not feel alone.You are connected to everyoneyesterday, today, and for days to come connected with
Songs, to me, were more important than just light entertainment. They were my preceptor and guide in
The longer they stayed on, and the better they knew each other, the better she at least could see th
The more interesting life becomes, in other words, the more boredom we are doomed to experience.
Laurell K Hami…
I sounded like Horton the Elephant. "A person is a person no matter how small." What the hell was I
Laurell K. Hamilton
Sufis aim to refine human consciousness. This is Sufi mysticism: not mystification or magic, but a s
What is more important - Pretending to live OR living your life? Forget about what others think abou
Everyone’s past has ways of sneaking up on them. You just have to be in a place in the present that
Hasn’t stopped us before. And besides, if they wanted to kill us, we’d be dead by now and would be h
Maria V. Snyder
In the land of the rejected, the field is flattened, open to much oppurtunity. Here flourish the wee
He who possesses forgiveness is able to enjoy true happiness.
I finally know the difference between pleasing and loving, obeying and respecting. It has taken me s
When a man truly sees himself, he knows nobody can say anything about him that is too bad.
D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
On a day when you're tired, it's important to just say good morning to everyone so they're kind of a
Before you judge me as some kind of 'anything goes' language heathen, let me just say that I'm not a
It is time to stop standing at the edges of rooms. Hugging the walls. Living in my head. Wishing I h
Don't waste your life by living in another person's shoes
Old age is catching up with me, or am I catching up with it?
Stanley Victor Paskavich
Sometimes we’re caught off guard and asked to do something we may not want to do, something outside
Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke.
Chicago has so much excellent architecture that they feel obliged to tear some of it down now and th
Young people are experts on leisure, water skiing, dancing, rock music, rapping, TV watching . . . b
Always remember, money isn't everything - but also remember to make a lot of it before talking such
The things that are most popular are usually rubbish, stand up for what’s important, not popular.
Weren't you the guy who said he'd settle for one woman when hell froze over?""I did say that, didn't
The man who glories in his luck may be overthrown by destiny.
I love the sound of it," Trina whispers, as if speaking too loudly might interrupt the drumming patt
Knowledge itself is power
She could tell he was heading toward a bad place. She had seen him go there often enough, knew he ha
Who longest waits most surely wins.
Helen Hunt Jackson
When you get to the peak, remember the valley exists
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Look into words for the tomb of spacewhere beauties & stones & eternities untangle.(...)In them is t
This thing of being a hero about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Every day is exciting when you don’t live your life based on religion alone
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage o
It's often your deepest pain that brings out the best out of you
You have been with me from the very first life. You are my first memory every time, the single threa
The moods he's shown me have all been vastly different...as different as summer and winter, sometime
At least I’m not afraid, and no one will ever call me boring.
I stated that Hiroshima and Nagasaki are 'among the most unspeakable crimes in history.' I took no p
The ordinary are here to fit into the world
You could wait to do something for God, but if He waited to do something for you, you couldn't finis
Ah don't hate the English. They're just wankers. We are colonised by wankers. We can't even pick a d
God same me from my friends I can protect myself from my enemies.
Marshal de Villars
Music moves society more than most people realize. In my opinion, it's a soft manipulator of influen
The purpose of diversification is so that when one investment goes down or is not doing well, you ar
I think all - or the ones thet I've run into - tend to have a faintly tenuous relationship with the
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Nothing ever gets settled in this town (Washington). It's not like running a company or even a unive
George P. Shultz
Though I knew in my mind that others had felt such loss, this loss was mine, and I felt that no one
Darkness may hide the treesand the flowers from the eyesbut it cannot hidelove from the soul.
Never resist temptation: prove all things: hold fast that which is good.
George Bernard Shaw
He talked about her in a way that only the obsessed do. It was always a pressured monologue, and it
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
You accept failure as a possible outcome of some of the experiments. If you don't get failures, you'
Men have enslaved each other since they invented gods to forgive them for doing it.
The sun was fierce, the land seemed to glisten and drip with steam.
Philosophy Of …
The existence of true religion is predicated on the practice of goodness. Goodness is Godliness. The
I'd spent a night with Ranger a while ago, and I knew what happened when he was encouraged. Ranger k
We may always enslave ourselves to mankind if we do not clearly differentiate between showing respec
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Why do people always want to put their hands on vulnerability? I sped up.
Experiences and memories make us who we are, not just our genes.
Merlyn Gabriel Miller
The strictest justice is sometimes the greatest injustice.
Looking back, I wonder if mom saw it in my eyes: the storm clouds gathering, the dry crackle of elec
The answer to many of the domestic problems we face is not higher taxes and more spending. It is les
Richard M. Nixon
They compose poems to their knives.
Never make decisions when you are super angry or super excited. When the emotional center is at the
We look at science as something very elite, which only a few people can learn. That's just not true.
Miracles Of Li…
Miracles happen everyday, you just need to be looking the right way.
If an ancient man saw planes two thousand years ago He would've thought they were birds Or angels fr
Those of us who care about food and where it comes from will miss both Obama and Michelle. Even thou
You’re an assignment, not an assignation. Soon as I get your pretty boy ass through the Wilderness a
This plant represents what's happening inside of you. The world, like the soil, is cold and dark—lay
Seth Adam Smith
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