The vast concourse of people who had assembled to witness the triumphant arrival of the successful travellers was of the lowest orders of mechanics and artisans, among whom great distress and a dangerous spirit of discontent with the government at that time prevailed.

By : Fanny Kemble 0 Likes          


The work of the political activist inevitably involves a certain tension between the requirement that position be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire that one's contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time.

By : Angela Davis

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Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

By : Ralph Waldo Emerson

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I followed my heart and figured that if I tried and failed, at least I'd know that I tried.

By : Michelle Branch

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Experience has taught me how important it is to just keep going, focusing on running fast and relaxed. Eventually it passes and the flow returns. It's part of racing.

By : Frank Shorter

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One really beautiful wrist motion, that is synchronised with your head and heart, and you have it. It looks as if it were born in a minute.

By : Helen Frankenthaler

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Honestly, Flav is not much of a video game player these days. BUT, I used to spend hours on Time Crisis. I beat all levels, man.

By : Flavor Flav

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Well you know, it's true that as a fat person I run a greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, and a number of other things. But guess what? The amount of that risk is almost infinitessimal!

By : Daniel Pinkwater

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In short, the time has come for us as American and Iranian citizens to apply our mutual energy, intellect, and goodwill toward strengthening relations between our two countries, as their destinies are intertwined.

By : Cyrus Vance

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In order to the existence of such a ministry in the Church, there is requisite an authority received from God, and consequently power and knowledge imparted from God for the exercise of such ministry

By : John Wycliffe

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I had only that one picture, Hitler, the Beast of Berlin, in which I had a part big enough to impress anyone. I tried for better roles over and over again.

By : Alan Ladd

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You really can't bring about anything new with art.

By : Martin Kippenberger

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In an unconstitutional partnership with the state, the church can impose the most irresistible, if covert, controls conceivable.

By : Madalyn Murray O'Hair

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