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Ten Random Quotes

"The strangest and most fantastic fact about negative emotions is that people actually worship them."
P. D. Ouspensky

"To be a successful father... there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years."
Ernest Hemingway

"The mandated description of fetal characteristics at two-week intervals, no matter how objective, is plainly overinclusive. It is not medical information that is always relevant to the woman's decision, and it may serve to confuse and punish her and to heighten her anxiety."
Harry A. Blackmun

"I'm struggling at the end to get out of the valley of hectoring youth, journalistic middle age, imposture, moneymaking, public relations, bad writing, mental confusion."
Stephen Spender

"Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress, if thou knowest not."

"Remember the quiet wonders. The world has more need of them than it has for warriors."
Charles de Lint

"The first thing I look for is the humor, because you can tell what the character's fears and insecurities are through the humor."
Lusia Strus

"Search for the truth. I tell you things and I always ask you to verify what I say. I told you yesterday that there was an attack and a retreat at Saddam's airport."
Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"A good teacher must be able to put himself in the place of those who find learning hard."
Eliphas Levi

"In art, one idea is as good as another. If one takes the idea of trembling, for instance, all of a sudden most art starts to tremble. Michelangelo starts to tremble. El Greco starts to tremble. All the Impressionists start to tremble."
Paul Gauguin

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