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One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree....

One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree....

Sticks and Stones Will Free Our Bones {3} 1500 91 58 45 432 558 1225 529 100 best first lines from novels Following is a list of the 100 best first lines from novels, as decided by the American Book Review, a nonprofit journal published at the Unit for Contemporary Literature at Illinois State University: 1. Call me Ishmael. - Herman Melville, Moby-Dick (1851) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. riverrun, past Eve and Adam's, from swerve of shore to bend of bay, brings us by a commodius vicus of recirculation back to Howth Castle and Environs. - James Joyce, Finnegans Wake (1939) 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 124 was spiteful. - Toni Morrison, Beloved (1987) 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. 89. 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 96. 97. 98. 99. 100.

Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein [Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the Internet in e-mail, so I decided to put it on my web page. I'm afraid I can't vouch for its authenticity, tell you where it came from, who compiled the list, who Kevin Harris is, or anything like that. Still, the quotes are interesting and enlightening.] "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction." Copyright: Kevin Harris 1995 (may be freely distributed with this acknowledgement)

Seven quotes for a Thursday afternoon - Part five "Always be a first rate version of yourself instead of a second rate version of somebody else" Judy Garland "I dress for the image. not for fashion, not for men". Marlene Dietrich "I've never yet met a man who could look after me. Joan Collins (b. 1933) "I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year". Bette Davis "All marriages are happy. Shelley Winters "As long as you know that men are like children you know everything!" Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel "I want a man who's kind and understanding. Is that too much to ask of a millionaire?" Zsa Zsa Gabor Seven quotes for a Thursday afternoon is an ongoing weekly series

What Does Love Mean to a Four-Year-Old? | John Mark Ministries A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds, “What does love mean?” The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. See what you think: “When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn’t bend over and paint her toenails anymore. “When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. “Love is when a girl puts on perfume and a boy puts on shaving cologne and they go out and smell each other.” “Love is when you go out to eat and give somebody most of your French fries without making them give you any of theirs.” “Love is what makes you smile when you’re tired.” “Love is when my mommy makes coffee for my daddy and she takes a sip before giving it to him, to make sure the taste is OK.” “Love is when you kiss all the time. “Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.” “Love is when you tell a guy you like his shirt, then he wears it everyday.” Karen – age 7 Like Loading...

100 Inspiring Quotes & Demanding Joy - StumbleUpon So many people have said so many things so much better than I will ever be able to. Here are 100 of them. I hope you find at least a few that speak to you. If you want to be happy, be. – Leo Tolstoy The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. – Mark Twain Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place. But there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around. – E.L. Konigsburg Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. Several of these came from Louise Hay, who is pretty terrific. Tags: lists , quotes

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