James Branch Cabell

Patriotism is the religion of hell.

James Branch Cabell

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Natan Sharansky To understand why dictators have a problem with making peace - or at least a genuine peace - the link between the nature of a regime and its external behavior must be understood.
George McGovern The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
Terry Pratchett I've always felt that what I have going for me is not my imagination, because everyone has an imagination. What I have is a relentlessly controlled imagination. What looks like wild invention is actually quite carefully calculated.
Lauren Ambrose Being an actress is similar to trying to fit in with the popular kids in high school. You're expected to drive the right car, wear the right clothes and say the right things.
Amy Tan I loved fairy tales when I was a kid. Grimm. The grimmer the better. I loved gruesome gothic tales and, in that respect, I liked Bible stories, because to me they were very gothic.
Mark Udall Our livelihood is intimately tied to the food we eat, water we drink and places where we recreate. That's why we have to promote responsibility and conservation when it comes to our natural resources.
Christopher Dodd All Americans should have access to quality, affordable health care.
Joan Jett I sure saw a lot of kids that I'm sure didn't know a lot about us, or we were definitely new to them. The kids who came up to me afterward, we'd talk about music, sign a lot of autographs. So I'm sure we made a lot of new fans.
Pope John Paul II You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.
Hans Christian Andersen Where words fail, music speaks.
Dominic Monaghan If I had a choice as to my perfect career, I would make a couple of films a year and then concentrate on natural history.
Richard Hammond Now, personally, I like a car with some sort of character.
Amos Lee I wasn't a very good teacher.
Johnny Cash The things that have always been important: to be a good man, to try to live my life the way God would have me, to turn it over to Him that His will might be worked in my life, to do my work without looking back, to give it all I've got, and to take pride in my work as an honest performer.
Jack Vance Then there was Clark Ashton Smith, who wrote for Weird Tales and who had a wild imagination. He wasn't a very talented writer, but his imagination was wonderful.
Neal Barnard A vegan diet takes care of most of what we need to do. But you'll also want to minimize the use of oils generally, because while olive oil and other vegetable oils are better for your heart than chicken fat, they are as fattening as animal fats.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton Happiness and virtue rest upon each other the best are not only the happiest, but the happiest are usually the best.
Heather Mills The police came to me to say I had death threats and that I had to be careful!
Alanis Morissette I started playing piano when I was 6. And I knew that wanted to be involved in that form of expression, whether it was through music, or acting, or dancing, or painting, or writing.
Polly Toynbee But how odd that in this heathen nation of empty pews, where churches' bare, ruined choirs are converted into luxury loft living, a Labour government - yes, a Labour government - is deliberately creating a huge expansion of faith schools.

James Branch Cabell

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