I'm seventeen and I'm crazy. My uncle says the two always go together. When people ask your age, he said, always say seventeen and insane.
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish, but have eternal life.
It is the peculiar nature of the world to go on spinning no matter what sort of heartbreak is happening.
And you should not be out and about in your nightgown. There are Lightwoods wandering these halls.
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Everything I do is going to contain the message that men who are going to be comfortable with powerful women are going to be more powerful men.
Military guys are rarely as smart as they think they are, and they've never gotten over the fact that civilians run the military.
The new crimes that the US and Israel were committing in Gaza as 2009 opened do not fit easily into any standard category—except for the category of familiarity.
Black is beautiful .Black isn’t power. Knowledge is power. You can be black as a crow or white as snow but if you don’t know and you ain’t got no dough, you can’t go and that’s for sho’.
Fiction has been maligned for centuries as being "false," "untrue," yet good fiction provides more truth about the world, about life, and even about the reader, than can be found in non-fiction.
Fairy tales only happen in movies."
from The Invention of Hugo Cabret
As we expand our knowledge of good books, we shrink the circle of men whose company we appreciate.
The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion.