Any critic is entitled to wrong judgments, of course. But certain lapses of judgment indicate the radical failure of an entire sensibility.
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Author: Susan Sontag
When they explore opportunity cost of black blood I hear ancient corridors survived on the neck of a
Women! They think it so romantic to break the rules. But what are we if we don't hold to tradition,
The world is emblematic. Parts of speech are metaphors, because the whole of nature is a metaphor of
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness has a bad rap. People say it shouldn't be your goal in life. Oh, yes it should.
Always lust for the best, because life is too short to be an ordinary.
It doesn't matter how many drugs I take, I'm not fulfilled. This isn't satisfying. There's a spiritu
Poor people have been voting for big government liberalism for 50 years... and they are still poor.
In the mirrors of the many judgments, my hands are the color of blood. I sometimes fancy myself an e
He who hates vice hates men.
It is well understood in psychology that the subconscious mind has the dominant influence on human d
Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men -- the other 999 follow women.
Their daddy was fond of saying that mistakes weren't sins. The sin was not to learn from them.
Judith Henry Wall
While you'll feel compelled to charge forward it's often a gentle step back that will reveal to you
I made numerous attempts to find a way to do it all, to be a creative singer, songwriter, producer,
Bling" is not an indication of riches. It is a product of value-based spending, to enrich the pocket
Life And Living
Mothers And Da…
I never settled with anything. It was like a pendulum; swinging back and forth but never reached a c
Soul receives from soul that knowledge, therefore not by book nor from tongue. If knowledge of myste
I grew up with a very romantic, idealized vision of New York, probably because of all the books I re
She is the glorious reincarnation of every woman ever loved.
When you love yourself, utterly and completely, all of yourself, what you will discover then is that
T. Scott McLeod
Do you know, Watson," said he, "that it is one of the curses of a mind with a turn like mine that I
Arthur Conan Doyle
I dreamed I was buying new shoes last night," said Ron. "What d'ya think that's gonna mean?""Probabl
Art is the whisper of history, heard above the noise of time.
Running IT with boldness doesn’t mean IT goes rogue, it means IT becomes more intelligent,
As life speeds up & the political becomes ever more personal democracy continues to foster change as
Beware to entertain strangers, thereby you may entertain an angel unawares...New Testament.
Were we [Women] to express our conceptions of God, it wou'd never enter into the head of any one of
Lady Sophia Fermor
We know that segregation is evil. We know that the sickest children should not go to the worst hospi
This is absolutely bizarre that we continue to subsidize highways beyond the gasoline tax, airlines,
Alone I'm nothing.
Our hearts, our hopes, our prayers, our tears, our faith triumphant o’er our fears, are all with the
Stay unknown until you know what you want to be known for.#StokesNotes
But the sky is interesting, it changes all the time.
Even when you have doubts, take that step. Take chances. Mistakes are never a failure - they can be
You can discover your sacred paths by reading.
I only knew what was in my mind, and I wished to express it clearly
Ulysses S. Grant
Perhaps our judgement of the purple woman was unfair. No doubt her theories concerning the "approach
Younger women have no problem in reconciling beauty with ambitions as a professional woman.
Well, I'm not afraid to say something if I think it's funny, even if it's harsh or racist.
Virtue begins with understanding and is fulfilled by courage.
If you had one day left to live, what would you do?
Sam was the only member of the party who had not been over the river before. He had a strange feelin
Fear is a probability by its own cause of actions, if we live by it we lose all the possibilities of
Be like the sun who fell in love with the moon and shared all his light.
Stress is unnecessary and unnecessary stress is very unnecessary.
Korea can't become a 'first-class' nation unless regulation and 'a sense of power' disappear. The na
I didn't set fire to the building.""No, but you did pull it into the river.""That put the fire out!
Writers cannot choose their own mood: with them it is not always hide-tide, nor --thank Heaven!--alw
We can no longer believe that after death, if we have sinned, we shall enter hell. Hell has been act
Brian W. Aldiss
But we got up there and decided to stick to this mix of power chords and funk and that's where it re
All love is socioeconomic. It’s the gradients in status that make arousal possible.
Writing about a writer's block is better than not writing at all
Faith is never identical with piety.
What doesn't kill us gives us something new to write about.
You couldn't find your dick in the dark, you scheming, sleaze-mongering scumwad.
This mournful and restless sound was a fit accompaniment to my meditations.
Rock'n'roll is a teenage sport, meant to be played by teenagers of all ages--they could be 15, 25 or
I have church on Sunday.”“Of course you do.”“You’re welcome to come along.”“Thanks, but I’m allergic
To don't forget and marriage, the happiness is the from 20 up to 30% out of the 100% the other perce
Every religion contains portions of the law. In fact, some unbelievers, by their knowledge of the la
All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.
Dare to try, knowing that you will make mistakes. You will fall short again and again, because there
I was asked to design the tuxedo for Mr. Peanut. They're rebranding him. That was probably the most
I'm just a regular person who believes life is simple, and I like a simple life.
Remain true to the earth, my brethren, with the power of your virtue! Let your bestowing love and yo
Sometimes, being different feels a lot like being alone. But with that being said, being true to tha
If any young man reads this Book aright, he becomes large-hearted. He cannot hold his soul within th
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
How you approach birth is intimately connected with how you approach life
Success makes me happy, but it doesn’t give me peace. Because I do believe that success is not enoug
All words are written in the same ink,'flower' and 'power,' say, are much the same,and though I migh
For the anarch, things are not so simple, especially when he has a background in history. If he rema
Men at some time are masters of their fates.
In his madness he became a terrifying actor!
Planning helps you to avoid potholes in the journey of life
Ever since I arrived to a state of manhood, I have felt a sincere passion for liberty. The history o
The key is to keep charisma and charm positive and underpinned with sincere and good intentions.
Susan C. Young
It’s the unknown that draws people.
Good and evil both increase at compound interest. That is why the little decisions you and I make ev
You have people come into your life shockingly and surprisingly. You have losses that you never thou
Truth: last week I online shopped too much. Then I ate 2 pounds of jelly beans to feel better about
Never patronize your readers. That means don't talk down to them.
I hate him, too," she shivered. "I hate his damned suffering.
Memories are who we are, Tul. In the end, that’s all the luggage you take with you. Love and memorie
The mass of your visions depends on the size of your dreams and distance they can cover within a giv
The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from
When people speak to you about a preventive war, you tell them to go and fight it. After my experien
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Take For Grant…
In 2004, the iPod was a novelty, and tablet computers were a dream. Now we take for granted that we
Jesus proclaimed unmistakably that God's law is so perfect and absolute that no one can achieve righ
He had been bored, that's all, bored like most people. Hence he had made himself out of whole cloth
The space between the private and the public is the nexus of the personal and the social, if not pol
With the world in a chaos of questions, family should be the answer.
In the planning stage of a book, don't plan the ending. It has to be earned by all that will go befo
The way of the consumerist culture is to spend so much energy chasing happiness that it has none lef
Your highest potential is in your highest love.
If God gives you a Quiznos, can I have a bite? No way. You have to pray for your own food.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own
I could prove God statistically.
If we knew how to find the lost, we would know how to rediscover the parts of our mindsleft behindin
Awake my great soul.Awake my great spirit.Awake my great strength.
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