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100 Fertile Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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You, that have toiled during youth, to set your son upon higher ground, and to enable him to begin where you left off, do not expect that son to be what you were, - diligent, modest, active, simple in his tastes, fertile in resources. You have put him under quite a different master. Poverty educated you; wealth will educate him. You cannot suppose the result will be the same.Anna Letitia Barbauld Fertile Sayings By Anna Letitia Barbauld: You, that have toiled during youth, to set your son upon higher ground, and to
The kernel of truth sank into the fertile soil of [her] imagination, possibilities for a happy resolution suggesting themselves in vague flashes of potential and promise...Ana Chapman Fertile Sayings By Ana Chapman: The kernel of truth sank into the fertile soil of [her] imagination, possibilities for a
I walked, a desert creature, in that fertile land. I felt harsh and dusty.Anonymous Fertile Sayings By Anonymous: I walked, a desert creature, in that fertile land. I felt harsh and dusty.
Horror writers can write about everything in the real world that a mainstream novelist can
plus the supernatural, which is the most fertile field for metaphor imaginable.
Bentley Little Fertile Sayings By Bentley Little: Horror writers can write about everything in the real world that a mainstream novelist canplus
Do not try to make the road shorter, but travel it in such a way that every action leaves the land more fertile and the landscape more beautiful.Paulo Coelho Fertile Sayings By Paulo Coelho: Do not try to make the road shorter, but travel it in such a way
Both the Code of Hammurabi and the American Declaration of Independence claim to outline universal and eternal principles of justice, but according to the Americans all people are equal, whereas according to the Babylonians people are decidedly unequal. The Americans would, of course, say that they are right, and that Hammurabi is wrong. Hammurabi, naturally, would retort that he is right, and that the Americans are wrong. In fact, they are both wrong. Hammurabi and the American Founding Fathers alike imagined a reality governed by universal and immutable principles of justice, such as equality or hierarchy. Yet the only place where such universal principles exist is in the fertile imagination of Sapiens, and in the myths they invent and tell one another. These principles have no objective validity.Yuval Noah Harari Fertile Sayings By Yuval Noah Harari: Both the Code of Hammurabi and the American Declaration of Independence claim to outline universal
There, on the far side of of the Atlantic, would be Maine, but despite the shared ocean, her island and this one were worlds apart. Where Inishmaan was gray and brown, its fragile man-made soil supporting only the hardiest of low-growing plants, the fertile Quinnipeague invited tall pines in droves, not to mention vegetables, flowers, and improbable, irrepressible herbs. Lifting her head, eyes closed now, she breathed in the damp Irish air and the bit of wood smoke that drifted on the cold ocean wind. Quinnipeague smelled of wood smoke, too, since early mornings there could be chilly, even in summer. But the wood smoke would clear by noon, giving way to the smell of lavender, balsam, and grass. If the winds were from the west, there would be fry smells from the Chowder House; if from the south, the earthiness of the clam flats; if from the northeast, the purity of sweet salt air.Barbara Delinsky Fertile Sayings By Barbara Delinsky: There, on the far side of of the Atlantic, would be Maine, but despite the
Olivia: How does he love me?
Viola: With adoration, with fertile tears,
With groans that thunder love, with sighs of fire.
William Shakespeare Fertile Sayings By William Shakespeare: Olivia: How does he love me?Viola: With adoration, with fertile tears,With groans that thunder love,
I didn't have the patience for the research, or anything like that. I just like how it sets the imagination off. It's just an area that's very fertile for great words. Great metaphors, potentially.Andrew Bird Fertile Sayings By Andrew Bird: I didn't have the patience for the research, or anything like that. I just like
You've always been one of many," she said brutally. "There are dozens of us Howard girls, all with good breeding, all well taught, all pretty, all young, all fertile. They can throw one after another on the table and see if one is lucky. It's no real loss to them if one after another is taken up and then thrown aside. There's always another Howard girl conceived, there's always another whore in the nursery. You were one of many before you were even born. If he does not cleave to you then you go back to William, they find another Howard girl to tempt him, and the dance starts all over again.Philippa Gregory Fertile Sayings By Philippa Gregory: You've always been one of many," she said brutally. "There are dozens of us Howard
Untilled soil, however fertile it may be, will bear thistles and thorns; so it is with man's mind.Teresa Of Avila Fertile Sayings By Teresa Of Avila: Untilled soil, however fertile it may be, will bear thistles and thorns; so it is
Doodles were fertile ground; they were the visual evidence of heavy cognitive lifting. Although this was not always true: Ricky Lepardo was a doodler and he was not a heavy cognitive lifter.Reif Larsen Fertile Sayings By Reif Larsen: Doodles were fertile ground; they were the visual evidence of heavy cognitive lifting. Although this
This moment is yours and yours alone! Take charge, seize this moment and allow it to propel you to the high levels of an empowered life. Allow upon this fertile moment to be planted the seeds of your happiness and success.Steve Maraboli Fertile Sayings By Steve Maraboli: This moment is yours and yours alone! Take charge, seize this moment and allow it
But evil does not die, just as history does not end. Like a weed, evil can be cut back but never entirely uprooted. It waits for its chance to spread through the cracks in our vigilance. It can take root in the fertile soil of our complacency, or even the rocky rubble of the fallen Berlin Wall.Garry Kasparov Fertile Sayings By Garry Kasparov: But evil does not die, just as history does not end. Like a weed, evil
Over the millennia the seed of stories planted in the fertile soil of bits and scraps of facts was watered by wishes and began to take root and grow. Eventually, a bountiful fruit of rumors burst forth, to be spread on the wind of whispers that said we hid a fabled hoard of gold. Nothing could convince the believers that it was not true. The truth does not glitter for these people like gold does.Terry Goodkind Fertile Sayings By Terry Goodkind: Over the millennia the seed of stories planted in the fertile soil of bits and
MAMA: My mother taught me that you
can follow behind everyone and walk in the dust, or you can walk ahead
through the unbroken thorny brush. You may get blood on your ankles, but
you arrive first and not covered in the residue of others. This land is fertile
and blessed in many regards, and the men ain't the only one's entitled to its
bounty.
Lynn Nottage Fertile Sayings By Lynn Nottage: MAMA: My mother taught me that you can follow behind everyone and walk in the
The richest genius, like the most fertile soil, when uncultivated, shoots up into the rankest weeds.David Hume Fertile Sayings By David Hume: The richest genius, like the most fertile soil, when uncultivated, shoots up into the rankest
This life is difficult. We lose fathers, brothers, mothers, songbirds and pieces of ourselves. Whips strike the innocent, honors go to the guilty, and there is too much loneliness. I would be a fool to pray for my children to escape all of that. Ask for too much and it might actually turn out worse. But I can pray for small things, like fertile fields, a mother's love, a child's smile - a life that's less bitter than sweet.Nadia Hashimi Fertile Sayings By Nadia Hashimi: This life is difficult. We lose fathers, brothers, mothers, songbirds and pieces of ourselves. Whips
Our minds must relax: they will rise better and keener after a rest. Just as you must not force fertile farmland, as uninterrupted productivity will soon exhaust it, so constant effort will sap our mental vigour, while a short period of rest and relaxation will restore our powers.Seneca. Fertile Sayings By Seneca.: Our minds must relax: they will rise better and keener after a rest. Just as
Service-learning is a particularly fertile way of involving young people in community service, because it ties helping others to what they are learning in the classroom. It enables them to apply academic disciplines to practical, everyday problems. In the process, it provides a compelling answer to the adolescent's perennial question, 'Why do I need to learn this stuff?Colin Powell Fertile Sayings By Colin Powell: Service-learning is a particularly fertile way of involving young people in community service, because it
I think we're at a really rich and fertile time in the zeitgeist about paying attention to diversity of all kinds - racial diversity, gender diversity, making room for a continuum that is more inclusive.Sara Bareilles Fertile Sayings By Sara Bareilles: I think we're at a really rich and fertile time in the zeitgeist about paying
The world is like a fertile field that's waiting to be harvested. The seeds have been planted, and what I do is go out and help plant more seeds and harvest them.Edwin Land Fertile Sayings By Edwin Land: The world is like a fertile field that's waiting to be harvested. The seeds have
I wonder what my father saw in his most secret sight of the right life. It's my guess he wanted to live out his life surrounded by friends and children and fertile fields of his own designing. I tihnk he wanted to die believing he had been in one the creation of a good sweet place. Those old pilgrims believed stories in which the West was a promise, a far away place where decent people could escape the wreckage of the old world and start over. Come to me, the dream whispers, and you can have one more chance.William Kittredge Fertile Sayings By William Kittredge: I wonder what my father saw in his most secret sight of the right life.
If we carry this line of argument to its logical conclusion, the meaning of life consists of the flaws in one's conceptions and what one does about them. Life can be seen as a fertile fallacy.George Soros Fertile Sayings By George Soros: If we carry this line of argument to its logical conclusion, the meaning of life
Acceptance makes an incredible fertile soil for the seeds of change.Steve Maraboli Fertile Sayings By Steve Maraboli: Acceptance makes an incredible fertile soil for the seeds of change.
Weber's achievement was not to definitively answer a riddle but to stake out a territory fertile of new puzzles at the heart of which is the claim that religious forces, not simply economic ones, paved the way for the mentality characteristic of modern, Western capitalism.Max Weber Fertile Sayings By Max Weber: Weber's achievement was not to definitively answer a riddle but to stake out a territory
Change blows through the branches of our existence. It fortifies the roots on which we stand, infuses crimson experience with autumn hues, dismantles Winter's brittle leaves, and ushers Spring into our fertile environments. Seeds of evolution burst from their pod cocoons and teardrop buds blossom into Summer flowers. Change releases its redolent scent, attracting the buzz of honey bees and the adoration of discerning butterflies.B.G. Bowers Fertile Sayings By B.G. Bowers: Change blows through the branches of our existence. It fortifies the roots on which we
It was a destructive novel of acquired ideas. To finally wake up in a state of creative anguish, to lose oneself in order to find oneself again, to sleep in the arms of a beautiful student whose name one didn't know, to fall back to sleep over a love poem-that was called existence. The harmonics of artistic creation, of fertile sensibility, of anticipated events-history in movement-that was called a privilege.Elie Wiesel Fertile Sayings By Elie Wiesel: It was a destructive novel of acquired ideas. To finally wake up in a state
This homage has been rendered not to me - for the Polish soil is fertile and does not lack better writers than me - but to the Polish achievement, the Polish genius.Henryk Sienkiewicz Fertile Sayings By Henryk Sienkiewicz: This homage has been rendered not to me - for the Polish soil is fertile
The Greeks had had vast experience in this world, their imagination had been fertile and they had created much ... that, in these circumstances, they should fall in with a people imbued with a calm and sometimes stolid and bucolic certainty where its spiritual possessions were concerned, barbarians with no sculpture or breeding, necessarily tinged their contempt with impotent wrath. The inevitably logical result of this attitude on the part of the Greeks was the growth of anti-Semitism, of hatred of the Jews.Joseph Kastein Fertile Sayings By Joseph Kastein: The Greeks had had vast experience in this world, their imagination had been fertile and
Truth has to fall on fertile soil.Paula D'Arcy Fertile Sayings By Paula D'Arcy: Truth has to fall on fertile soil.
Even when the tree falls, it makes the soil fertile to give birth to life. So where is the question of death? You live in one form or another! The world is a stage for the wonderful dance of life.Aruna Shenoy Fertile Sayings By Aruna Shenoy: Even when the tree falls, it makes the soil fertile to give birth to life.
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.Montesquieu Fertile Sayings By Montesquieu: Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
All this is true and certain. But what I do not know is this: which home welcomed him, at the end. Whichever it was - the celestial English heaven of seraphim, cherubim and ophanim, or Kietan's warm and fertile place away in the southwest, I believe that his song was powerful enough for Joel to hear and to follow him there.Geraldine Brooks Fertile Sayings By Geraldine Brooks: All this is true and certain. But what I do not know is this: which
Grigoryevich...Not that he had any real talent himself - but what a lot of deaths of talented people he had witnessed. Young physicists and historians, specialists in ancient languages, philosophers, musicians, young Russian Swifts and Erasmuses - how many of them he had seen put on their "wooden jackets." Prerevolutionary literature had often lamented the fate of serf actors, musicians, and painters. But who was there today to write about the young men and women who had never had the chance to write their books and paint their paintings? The Russian earth is indeed fertile and generous. She gives birth to her own Platos, to her own quick-witted Newtons - but how casually and terribly she devours these children of hers.Vasily Grossman Fertile Sayings By Vasily Grossman: Grigoryevich...Not that he had any real talent himself - but what a lot of deaths
Royal jelly is the substance that worker bees produce and feed to the queen bee. Because the queen bee is the only bee that is fertile within the colony, laying around 2000 eggs per day, this substance is considered to help promote fertility in humans as well.Sally Moran Fertile Sayings By Sally Moran: Royal jelly is the substance that worker bees produce and feed to the queen bee.
The forest grows ferns and trees; it cultivates mushrooms and spores; it fosters its creatures from nothingness to more of the mulchy same. And for Jason, the seeds of backbone, of entitlement, were nurtured in the fertile hollow that had dropped the bottom out of civilized advancement. The forest insisted. It pushed back. At some sudden swell of that's-enough, it emphatically refused to be overrun by bullying machinery and someone else's idea of what it should be.Jamie Mason Fertile Sayings By Jamie Mason: The forest grows ferns and trees; it cultivates mushrooms and spores; it fosters its creatures
Doubtless Catherine marked the difference between her friends, as one came in and the other went out. The contrast resembled what you see in exchanging a bleak, hilly, coal country for a beautiful fertile valley; and his voice and greeting were as opposite as his aspect.Emily Bronte Fertile Sayings By Emily Bronte: Doubtless Catherine marked the difference between her friends, as one came in and the other
Dour music has its own beauty, for the song of ruin is most fertile.Steven Erikson Fertile Sayings By Steven Erikson: Dour music has its own beauty, for the song of ruin is most fertile.
The vineyard country, russet, reddish, carmine-brown in this season.
A blue outline of hills above a fertile valley.
It's warm as long as the sun does not set, in the shade cold returns.
A strong sauna and then swimming in a pool surrounded by trees.
Dark redwoods, transparent pale-leved birches.
In their delicate network, a sliver of the moon.
I describe this for I have learned to doubt philosophy
And the visible world is all that remains.
Czeslaw Milosz Fertile Sayings By Czeslaw Milosz: The vineyard country, russet, reddish, carmine-brown in this season.A blue outline of hills above a
When one speaks of humanity, the idea is fundamental that this is something which separates and distinguishes man from nature. In reality, however, there is no such separation: "natural" qualities and those called truly "human" are inseparably grown together. Man, in his highest and noblest capacities, is wholly nature and embodies its uncanny dual character. Those of his abilities which are terrifying and considered inhuman may even be the fertile soil out of which alone all humanity can grow in impulse, deed, and work.Friedrich Nietzsche Fertile Sayings By Friedrich Nietzsche: When one speaks of humanity, the idea is fundamental that this is something which separates
Some women seem so voluptuous in every sense, richly bountiful and fertile with generous gifts of plenty, sensual and confident in their female strength that they are called "earth mothers."
That's how some days feel - when they are bountiful and fertile with the power of our imagination.
Vera Nazarian Fertile Sayings By Vera Nazarian: Some women seem so voluptuous in every sense, richly bountiful and fertile with generous gifts
Why does the rain make us feel so romantic and strange? Maybe it's the fact that we are unnatural spectators of it, from inside our homes, and it is a reminder that we have the power to live our whole lives like this, if we choose. It's not the smell of fertile ground kicked up by raindrops, or the slick leaves, or the way we must amplify our voices to be heard over this larger presence. It's the power of the rooftop that makes us want to fuck under it.Amelia Gray Fertile Sayings By Amelia Gray: Why does the rain make us feel so romantic and strange? Maybe it's the fact
Yours is a race whose imagination is limited to its own small appetites. Greed, lust, envy - these are the motivating forces of humankind. What redeems you is that in every man and woman there is a seed that can grow to encompass love, joy and compassion. But this seed is never allowed to prosper in fertile ground. It struggles for life among the rocks of your human soul.David Gemmell Fertile Sayings By David Gemmell: Yours is a race whose imagination is limited to its own small appetites. Greed, lust,
What is essential to practice the Tao is to get rid of cravings and vexations. If these afflictions are not removed, it is impossible to attain stability. This is like the case of the fertile field, which cannot produce good crops as long as the weeds are not cleared away. Cravings and ruminations are the weeds of the mind; if you do not clear them away, concentration and wisdom do not develop.Zhang Sanfeng Fertile Sayings By Zhang Sanfeng: What is essential to practice the Tao is to get rid of cravings and vexations.
If you go searching for the Great Creator, you will come back empty-handed. The source of the universe is ultimately unknowable, a great invisible river flowing forever through a vast and fertile valley. Silent and uncreated, it creates all things.Laozi Fertile Sayings By Laozi: If you go searching for the Great Creator, you will come back empty-handed. The source
Memory, when duly impregnated with ascertained facts, is sometimes surprisingly fertile.George Eliot Fertile Sayings By George Eliot: Memory, when duly impregnated with ascertained facts, is sometimes surprisingly fertile.
The part of the Lake District that Beatrix Potter chose as her own was not only physically beautiful, it was a place in which she felt emotionally rooted as a descendant of hard-working north-country folk. The predictable routines of farm life appealed to her. There was a realism in the countryside that nurtured a deep connection. The scale of the villages was manageable. Yet the vast desolateness of the surrounding fells was awe-inspiring. It was mysterious, but easily imbued with fantasy and tamed by imagination. The sheltered lakes and fertile valleys satisfied her love of the pastoral. The hill farms and the sheep on the high fells demanded accountability. There was a longing in Beatrix Potter for association with permanence: to find a place where time moved slowly, where places remained much as she remembered them from season to season and from year to year.Linda Lear Fertile Sayings By Linda Lear: The part of the Lake District that Beatrix Potter chose as her own was not
There's a tendency for those unfamiliar with cooperatives to look down on them as the leftovers of the mainstream economy, implying that if these ideologically driven people simply reorganized themselves into "normal" private companies, they would be more efficient and productive. In fact, just the opposite is true: Cooperatives often enter into economic activities that private businesses will not take on. The most fertile period of cooperative growth was during the Great Depression. Rural electric cooperatives spread across the American plains when it became clear that other investor-owned and municipally owned utilities were uninterested in wiring up sparsely populated regions. Credit unions, as we'll soon explore, have seen an upsurge during the recent financial crisis.Michael Shuman Fertile Sayings By Michael Shuman: There's a tendency for those unfamiliar with cooperatives to look down on them as the
Man becomes whole, integrated, calm, fertile, and happy when (and only when) the process of individuation is complete, when the conscious and the unconscious have learned to live at peace and to complement one another.C. G. Jung Fertile Sayings By C. G. Jung: Man becomes whole, integrated, calm, fertile, and happy when (and only when) the process of
The choice to remain faithful to the drive to question (the fertile source of the experience of nothingness) brings with it an obscure joy. For to be faithful to that drive ... is to be constantly expanding one's horizon, constantly losing one's life, and constantly regaining it. It is to be as alert to other persons, to situations, and to events as one can: to their fragility and terror, as well as to their obscure coherence and often veiled beauty. To be faithful to the drive to question is to accept despair as one's due, to accept risk as one's condition, and to accept the crumbs of discovery as joy. [ ... ] The darkness is habitable ... Those who accept the darkness as their lot are instantly secure, not through some newfound solidity but through the perception that insecurity is man's natural state, a truthful state, a healthy state.Michael Novak Fertile Sayings By Michael Novak: The choice to remain faithful to the drive to question (the fertile source of the
If menopause is the silent passage, 'male menopause' is the unspeakable passage. It is fraught with secrecy, shame, and denial. It is much more fundamental than the ending of the fertile period of a woman's life, because it strikes at the core of what it is to be a man.Gail Sheehy Fertile Sayings By Gail Sheehy: If menopause is the silent passage, 'male menopause' is the unspeakable passage. It is fraught
After all the fertile land in the immediate neighbourhood of the first settlers were cultivated, if capital and population increased, more food would be required, and it could only be procured from land not so advantageously situated.David Ricardo Fertile Sayings By David Ricardo: After all the fertile land in the immediate neighbourhood of the first settlers were cultivated,
And now the minister prayed. A good, generous prayer it was, and went into details: it pleaded for the church, and the little children of the church; for the other churches of the village; for the village itself; for the county; for the State; for the State officers; for the United States; for the churches of the United States; for Congress; for the President; for the officers of the Government; for poor sailors, tossed by stormy seas; for the oppressed millions groaning under the heel of European monarchies and Oriental despotisms; for such as have the light and the good tidings, and yet have not eyes to see nor ears to hear withal; for the heathen in the far islands of the sea; and closed with a supplication that the words he was about to speak might find grace and favor, and be as seed sown in fertile ground, yielding in time a grateful harvest of good. Amen.Mark Twain Fertile Sayings By Mark Twain: And now the minister prayed. A good, generous prayer it was, and went into details:
There exists an oasis where inspiration bursts forth like black gold from the fertile loam and every odd bellbird chirps a melody worth remembering. There's no bloody map or nautical chart that can deliver you there, but you know the instant you've arrived because you never ever want to depart.Adam G. Tarsitano Fertile Sayings By Adam G. Tarsitano: There exists an oasis where inspiration bursts forth like black gold from the fertile loam
A day off after a show with no agenda in a foreign city is about the most fertile creative situation I can imagine. Just walking with nothing to do, killing time and hearing the sights and sounds of an unfamiliar place.Andrew Bird Fertile Sayings By Andrew Bird: A day off after a show with no agenda in a foreign city is about
Their boots were black and shiny and your treasures gleamed like stars,
Bones from deep down in the fertile crescent.
John Darnielle Fertile Sayings By John Darnielle: Their boots were black and shiny and your treasures gleamed like stars,Bones from deep down
The land is not in the least bit fertile and yet the cattle herds grow larger and larger. A cow represents capital investment here.Richard Leakey Fertile Sayings By Richard Leakey: The land is not in the least bit fertile and yet the cattle herds grow
Our lives were short, no more than a blink to the foes we fought, but we were fertile. Fathers fought our battles, but it was our mothers who won the war.Brian Staveley Fertile Sayings By Brian Staveley: Our lives were short, no more than a blink to the foes we fought, but
I can hardly believe that the South and North can live in peace, unless we can get rid of the negroes ... I believe that it would be better to export them all to some fertile country with a good climate, which they could have to themselves.Abraham Lincoln Fertile Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: I can hardly believe that the South and North can live in peace, unless we
To the inexperienced and naive, creativity often looks like magic. But in truth creativity is rooted in the fertile grounds of knowledge and many hours of hard work and thinking.Jurgen Appelo Fertile Sayings By Jurgen Appelo: To the inexperienced and naive, creativity often looks like magic. But in truth creativity is
It is this that, finally, I will try to teach my sons about sex, after I've explained fertile periods and birth control and all the other mechanics that are important to understand but never really go to the heart of the matter: I believe I will say that when you sleep with someone you take off a lot more than your clothes.Anna Quindlen Fertile Sayings By Anna Quindlen: It is this that, finally, I will try to teach my sons about sex, after
Cultures of honor tend to take root in highlands and other marginally fertile areas, such as Sicily or the mountainous Basque regions of Spain. If you live on some rocky mountainside, the explanation goes, you can't farm. You probably raise goats or sheep, and the kind of culture that grows up around being a herdsman is very different from the culture that grows up around growing crops. The survival of a farmer depends on the cooperation of others in the community. But a herdsman is off by himself. Farmers also don't have to worry that their livelihood will be stolen in the night, because crops can't easily be stolen unless, of course, a thief wants to go to the trouble of harvesting an entire field on his own. But a herdsman does have to worry. He's under constant threat of ruin through the loss of his animals. So he has to be aggressive: he has to make it clear, through his words and deeds, that he is not weak.Malcolm Gladwell Fertile Sayings By Malcolm Gladwell: Cultures of honor tend to take root in highlands and other marginally fertile areas, such
Our bodies are garbage heaps: we collect experience, and from the decomposition of the thrown-out eggshells, spinach leaves, coffee grinds, and old steak bones out of our minds, come nitrogen, heat, and very fertile soil. Out of this fertile soil bloom our poems and stories. But this does not come all at once. It takes time. Continue to turn over and over the organic details of your life until some of them fall through the garbage of discursive thoughts to the solid ground of black soil.Natalie Goldberg Fertile Sayings By Natalie Goldberg: Our bodies are garbage heaps: we collect experience, and from the decomposition of the thrown-out
Perfectionism means that you try desperately not to leave so much mess to clean up. But clutter and mess show us that life is being lived. Clutter is wonderfully fertile ground - you can still discover new treasures under all those piles, clean things up, edit things out, fix things, get a grip. Tidiness suggests that something is as good as it's going to get. Tidiness makes me think of held breath, of suspended animation, while writing needs to breathe and move.Anne Lamott Fertile Sayings By Anne Lamott: Perfectionism means that you try desperately not to leave so much mess to clean up.
She had read articles over the years about a man's supposed biological craving for young women: it was all about primeval procreation, in theory, the need to plant seed in fertile soil. Maybe ... She thought of a line from Nabokov: "Because you took advantage of my disadvantage." Lolita. In this case, however, Kristin felt that she was at the disadvantage - not the young thing. The truth was, she feared, all men were Humbert Humbert. Maybe they weren't pedophiles lusting after twelve-year-olds, but didn't Lolita look old for her age? Older, anyway? Sure, there were MILFs in porn, but Kristin had a feeling that considerably more men wanted their porn stars to be students at Duke University than moms from the bleachers at a middle-school soccer game.Chris Bohjalian Fertile Sayings By Chris Bohjalian: She had read articles over the years about a man's supposed biological craving for young
Fertile soil, level plains, easy passage across the mountains, coal, iron, and other metals imbedded in the rocks, and a stimulating climate, all shower their blessings upon man.Ellsworth Huntington Fertile Sayings By Ellsworth Huntington: Fertile soil, level plains, easy passage across the mountains, coal, iron, and other metals imbedded
You can take the high moral ground intellectually, but if it ever happens to you personally, I don't know that I could honestly say that I wouldn't want to kill someone who took someone away from me. So, it's a rich, fertile ground for great characters and great storytelling. That was the impetus.Richard LaGravenese Fertile Sayings By Richard LaGravenese: You can take the high moral ground intellectually, but if it ever happens to you
Nations enshrine mediocrity as their modus operandi, and create the fertile ground for the rise of tyrants and other base elements of the society, by silently assenting to the dismantling of systems of excellence because they do not immediately benefit one specific ethnic, racial, political, or special-interest group. That, in my humble opinion, is precisely where Nigeria finds itself today!Chinua Achebe Fertile Sayings By Chinua Achebe: Nations enshrine mediocrity as their modus operandi, and create the fertile ground for the rise
I wrote so much about fandom and participation for NPR that I eventually realized my most fertile way of participating in music is to actually play it, at least in a way that made the most sense to me.Carrie Brownstein Fertile Sayings By Carrie Brownstein: I wrote so much about fandom and participation for NPR that I eventually realized my
We love with all our heart, in every way that we can love but the heart is not burdened. We learn to keep it light and pliable. It has space. It breathes. It waits on Life to give instructions. It sings with sweetness when the winds are soft and warm. It stands with calm patience when the storm is brewing. It lets go when death and seeming endings have left their irrefutable mark. It moves. It heals. It hopes. It allows Life to be lived in the safe, fertile, and still inner space where it grows stronger and more compelling every day.Donna Goddard Fertile Sayings By Donna Goddard: We love with all our heart, in every way that we can love but the
I'm more interested in character than events. I've observed that about myself as a writer. I find events, even the most dramatic sort, not to be such fertile ground.Alice McDermott Fertile Sayings By Alice McDermott: I'm more interested in character than events. I've observed that about myself as a writer.
Your heart is full of fertile seeds, waiting to sprout.Morihei Ueshiba Fertile Sayings By Morihei Ueshiba: Your heart is full of fertile seeds, waiting to sprout.
Greg Broadmore's fertile and twisted imagination has conjoined multiple genres, memories, and a sharp sense of pulp, colonialist nostalgia/parody in this lavish, fully realized, imaginative tour-de-force. It's Jules Verne meets Fritz Lang meets Tintin.
It's beyond Steampunk. It's clearly an insatiable passion for the talismans of a bygone civilization and it's slavish addiction to the early industrial age in all it's filigreed, ignorant glory. Greg has raised the bar.
Adam Savage Fertile Sayings By Adam Savage: Greg Broadmore's fertile and twisted imagination has conjoined multiple genres, memories, and a sharp sense
When thou cam'st first, Thou strok'st me and made much of me; wouldst give me Water with berries in't; and teach me how To name the bigger light, and how the less, That burn by day and night; and then I loved thee And showed thee all the qualities o' th' isle, The fresh springs, brine-pits, barren place and fertile.William Shakespeare Fertile Sayings By William Shakespeare: When thou cam'st first, Thou strok'st me and made much of me; wouldst give me
Chaos was the natural law of the universe. Indifference was the engine of entropy. Man's apathy was the fertile ground in which the dark spirits tended their seeds.Dan Brown Fertile Sayings By Dan Brown: Chaos was the natural law of the universe. Indifference was the engine of entropy. Man's
If the rocky ejecta from an impact hails from a planet with life, then microscopic fauna could have stowed away in the rocks' nooks and crannies. Third, recent evidence suggests that shortly after the formation of our solar system, Mars was wet, and perhaps fertile, even before Earth was.

Collectively, these findings tell us it's conceivable that life began on Mars and later seeded life on Earth, a process known as panspermia. So all Earthlings might - just might - be descendants of Martians.
Neil DeGrasse Tyson Fertile Sayings By Neil DeGrasse Tyson: If the rocky ejecta from an impact hails from a planet with life, then microscopic
Mars once was wet and fertile. It's now bone dry. Something bad happened on Mars. I want to know what happened on Mars so that we may prevent it from happening here on Earth.Neil DeGrasse Tyson Fertile Sayings By Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Mars once was wet and fertile. It's now bone dry. Something bad happened on Mars.
Consciousness provides the fertile ground where seeds of greatness are born.Garey Gordon Fertile Sayings By Garey Gordon: Consciousness provides the fertile ground where seeds of greatness are born.
The mountains are fountains of men as well as of rivers, of glaciers, of fertile soil. The great poets, philosophers, prophets, able men whose thoughts and deeds have moved the world, have come down from the mountains - mountain dwellers who have grown strong there with the forest trees in Nature's workshops.John Muir Fertile Sayings By John Muir: The mountains are fountains of men as well as of rivers, of glaciers, of fertile
We see how beautiful and wonderful and amazing things are, and we see how caught up we are. It isn't that one is the bad part and one is the good part, but that it's a kind of interesting, smelly, rich, fertile mess of stuff. When it's all mixed up together, it's us: humanness.Pema Chodron Fertile Sayings By Pema Chodron: We see how beautiful and wonderful and amazing things are, and we see how caught
The fertile land yields its fruits in the sacred time.Lailah Gifty Akita Fertile Sayings By Lailah Gifty Akita: The fertile land yields its fruits in the sacred time.
She longed for porch friendship, for the sticky, hot sensation of familiar female legs thrown over hers in companionship. She pined for the girliness of it all, the unplanned, improvisational laziness. She wanted to soak the words 'time management' out of her lexicon. She wanted to hand over, to yield, to let herself float down the unchartered beautiful fertile musky swamp of life, where creativity and eroticism and deep intelligence dwell.Rebecca Wells Fertile Sayings By Rebecca Wells: She longed for porch friendship, for the sticky, hot sensation of familiar female legs thrown
In thinking of America, I sometimes find myself admiring her bright blue sky - her grand old woods - her fertile fields - her beautiful rivers - her mighty lakes, and star-crowned mountains. But my rapture is soon checked, my joy is soon turned to mourning. When I remember that all is cursed with the infernal actions of slaveholding, robbery and wrong, - when I remember that with the waters of her noblest rivers, the tears of my brethren are borne to the ocean, disregarded and forgotten, and that her most fertile fields drink daily of the warm blood of my outraged sisters, I am filled with unutterable loathing.Frederick Douglass Fertile Sayings By Frederick Douglass: In thinking of America, I sometimes find myself admiring her bright blue sky - her
I'm amazed at how much my writing is improved when I step away from the computer, even in small amounts. If I'm stuck, I vacuum the living room or walk the dog. I'm amazed at what comes out of that ... We have to realize that part of the writing life where we're sitting down at the computer is harvesting the crops, but you have to have planted them and watered them and created fertile soil - and that's a life.Donald Miller Fertile Sayings By Donald Miller: I'm amazed at how much my writing is improved when I step away from the
Right now in this world, a child is dying from an ailment because its family cannot afford to buy charcoal for boiling water.
Right now in this world, a girl is striving to find firewood from trees that no more exist, and water from sources that are poisonous.
Right now in this world, a boy is out fishing in a lake rich with inedible species.
Right now in this world, a mother is drowning in heavy rainfall, to save her belongings.
Right now in this world, a man has lost his dignity because all his eff orts to save have been wiped away to poverty by unforeseen calamities.
Right now in this world, a family is starving because drought has invaded their once fertile land.
Right now in this world, a nation is planning for refugee status due to adverse climate conditions.
Right now in this world, you have a choice to help alleviate environmental problems caused by humankind.
Gloria D. Gonsalves Fertile Sayings By Gloria D. Gonsalves: Right now in this world, a child is dying from an ailment because its family
The philosophical study of beauty, art, and the splendor of nature nurtures a person's fertile mind by exposing a person to the puzzling world of the beautiful, elegant, ugly, and grotesque. Human beings ability to experience sublime pleasure emanates from a variety of sensory experiences and a person's ability to make discriminatory observations and judgment in taste and sentiment.Kilroy J. Oldster Fertile Sayings By Kilroy J. Oldster: The philosophical study of beauty, art, and the splendor of nature nurtures a person's fertile
When you assess your own life, consider it with the eye of a gardener. Underneath the surface lies rich, fertile soil waiting to nurture the seeds you sow. Even more than you can imagine will grow there if given a chance.Steve Goodier Fertile Sayings By Steve Goodier: When you assess your own life, consider it with the eye of a gardener. Underneath
Rouse him: - make after him, poison his delight, Proclaim him in the streets; incense her kinsmen, And, though he in a fertile climate dwell, Plague him with flies: though that his joy be joy, Yet throw such changes of vexationWilliam Shakespeare Fertile Sayings By William Shakespeare: Rouse him: - make after him, poison his delight, Proclaim him in the streets; incense
Who can justly measure the righteous influence of a mother's love? What enduring fruits result from the seeds of truth that a mother carefully plants and lovingly cultivates in the fertile soil of a child's trusting mind and heart? As a mother, you have been given divine instincts to help you sense your child's special talents and unique capacities.Richard G. Scott Fertile Sayings By Richard G. Scott: Who can justly measure the righteous influence of a mother's love? What enduring fruits result
Our probable ancestors, Homo erectus and Homo habilis -now extinct- are classified as of the same genus (Homo) but of different species, although no one (at least lately) has attempted the appropriate experiments to see if crosses of them with us would produce fertile offspring.Carl Sagan Fertile Sayings By Carl Sagan: Our probable ancestors, Homo erectus and Homo habilis -now extinct- are classified as of the
This was a time of life, she understood, in which you might not know what you were, but that was all right. You judged people not on their success - almost no one they knew was successful at age twenty-two, and no one had a nice apartment, owned anything of value, dressed in expensive clothes, or had any interest in making money - but on their appeal. The time period between the ages of, roughly, twenty to thirty was often amazingly fertile. Great work might get done during this ten-year slice of time. Just out of college, they were geraing up, ambitious not in a calculating way, but simply eager, not yet tired.Meg Wolitzer Fertile Sayings By Meg Wolitzer: This was a time of life, she understood, in which you might not know what
Why should the immediate opportunity set be the only one considered, when tomorrow's may well be considerably more fertile than today's?Seth Klarman Fertile Sayings By Seth Klarman: Why should the immediate opportunity set be the only one considered, when tomorrow's may well
A large proportion of mankind, like pigeons and partridges, on reaching maturity, having passed through a period of playfulness or promiscuity, establish what they hope and expect will be a permanent and fertile mating relationship. This we call marriage.C.D. Darlington Fertile Sayings By C.D. Darlington: A large proportion of mankind, like pigeons and partridges, on reaching maturity, having passed through
Even a passing moment has its fertile past.Wislawa Szymborska Fertile Sayings By Wislawa Szymborska: Even a passing moment has its fertile past.
A man with a scant vocabulary will almost certainly be a weak thinker. The richer and more copious one's vocabulary and the greater one's awareness of fine distinctions and subtle nuances of meaning, the more fertile and precise is likely to be one's thinking. Knowledge of things and knowledge of the words for them grow together. If you do not know the words, you can hardly know the thing.Henry Hazlitt Fertile Sayings By Henry Hazlitt: A man with a scant vocabulary will almost certainly be a weak thinker. The richer
Money needs to be sown into a fertile soil as a seed. We need to invest it for it to benefit us.Sunday Adelaja Fertile Sayings By Sunday Adelaja: Money needs to be sown into a fertile soil as a seed. We need to
A seed cannot grow in stone. Compassion is the fertile soil where life grows.Amit Ray Fertile Sayings By Amit Ray: A seed cannot grow in stone. Compassion is the fertile soil where life grows.
It was a music of the spirit, seeking peace, not emotional release, expressing the hunger of the soul rather than the heart. A way of sequencing notes so ancient it might be music's mother lode, its Fertile Crescent. It wouldn't have grated, I felt, on the ears of ancient Greeks or Egyptians or Mesopotamians or Sumerians - or even on the august auditory equipment of the Buddha or Lao-tzu.Tony Hendra Fertile Sayings By Tony Hendra: It was a music of the spirit, seeking peace, not emotional release, expressing the hunger
I tell the American people solemnly that the United States will never survive as a happy and fertile oasis of liberty surrounded by a cruel desert of dictatorship.Franklin D. Roosevelt Fertile Sayings By Franklin D. Roosevelt: I tell the American people solemnly that the United States will never survive as a