Writing for young children I find I often use particular jokes with words and exaggerated, funny events, but some of these haunt the more complex stories for older children too.

By : Margaret Mahy 0 Likes          


We only part to meet again.

By : John Gay

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We have helped to organize the United Nations. We believe it will stop aggressor nations from starting wars. Because we believe it, we intend to support the United Nations organization with all the power and resources we possess.

By : James F. Byrnes

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I was not put on this earth to listen to meat!

By : Dana Snyder

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The Party of the Regions has won a convincing victory. We are ready to undertake responsibility for forming the Cabinet and we are calling on everyone to join us.

By : Viktor Yanukovych

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No nude, however abstract, should fail to arouse in the spectator some vestige of erotic feeling, even if it be only the faintest shadow - and if it does not do so it is bad art and false morals.

By : Kenneth Clark

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I have no aspirations of world domination through the pop charts. None at all.

By : Anne Hathaway

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Women today have more of an overview of their lives and how marriage is or is not a part of it.

By : Helen Reddy

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Redistricting is a deeply political process, with incumbents actively seeking to minimize the risk to themselves (via bipartisan gerrymanders) or to gain additional seats for their party (via partisan gerrymanders).

By : Thomas E. Mann

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When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man's life.

By : Marcus Aurelius

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We're starting to push the envelope in terms of the expectations, and you can also have your own style, personality and sense of humor, because now we're allowed to.

By : Lisa Guerrero

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The best way I know of to win an argument is to start by being in the right.

By : Lord Hailsham

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Man is a fire-stealing animal, and we can't help building machines and machine intelligences, even if, from time to time, we use them not only to outsmart ourselves but to bring us right up to the doorstep of Doom.

By : Richard Dooling

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