Knowledge Quotes

It was the first time in years I didn't wonder if my father was out there, looking at it too.
Author: Ally Carter
We cannot be part-time Christians! We should seek to live our faith at every moment of every day.
Author: Pope Francis
Mysteriously and in ways that are totally remote from natural experience, the gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes on the quality of physical pain.
Why, for example, should a group of simple, stable compounds of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen struggle for billions of years to organize themselves into a professor of chemistry? What's the motive?
If they who understand the utmost refinement of any art will enjoy the perfection of it in a manner superior to other men, will they not amply pay for that advantage in feeling more than other men the imperfection of it, which in the natural course of things must so much oftener fall in their way?
Along the Paris streets, the death-carts rumble, hollow and harsh. Six tumbrils carry the day's wine to La Guillotine.
A moral character is attached to autumnal scenes; the leaves falling like our years, the flowers fading like our hours, the clouds fleeting like our illusions, the light diminishing like our intelligence, the sun growing colder like our affections, the rivers becoming frozen like our lives--all bear secret relations to our destinies.
I always enjoy animal acts.
When any person suffers for someone in greater need, that person is a human.
Author: Cesar Chavez
I went to a public high school and most of the comedy was coming from the black kids and the Asian kids and the Hispanic kids. And, the coolest kids to me where always the black kids. They were always fashion forward and they always dressed the coolest. They were always the best dancers, and just the coolest people.
Author: Brett Ratner
I celebrate a victory when I start walking off the field. By the time I get to the locker room, I'm done.
Author: Tom Osborne
When you come to Germany as a Jew you have an uneasy feeling, but I've always felt okay in Berlin.
Author: Mel Brooks
As [The Nation columnist Katha] Pollitt points out, when one starts looking beneath the surface of things and adding together the out-front atheists with the indifferent nonbelievers, you end up with a much larger group of people than Jews, Muslims, Buddhists and Unitarians put together.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
The worker faithful to the well has neither the intention, or time, to violate the name and the service of others.
Author: Chico Xavier
I will not do festivals. The thought of an audience that big frightens the life out of me.
Author: Adele
Hands down, the hardest part for me is coming up with an idea. I spend about 14 months writing a book, and that's a lot of hours spent thinking about a single project. I simply have to love the idea. I'll go through dozens of workable ideas until I find the one that lights my fire.
Consciousness of exclusion through naming is acute. Identities seem contradictory, partial, and strategic.