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From the back label of a Cline Zin: Zin Prayer "Know me, stranger, For I am thy life blood and thy nectar. I shall wet thy lips, parched by the winds of deprivation. And nourished shall be thy body, dessicated by the scorching inferno of temperance. Rest thy head upon my bosom, Lose thyself in the ecstasy of my caresses, And know me, For I am ZINFANDEL

Doug Brown

All affectation proceeds from the supposition of possessing something better than the rest of the world possesses. Nobody is vain of possessing two legs and two arms, because that is the precise quantity of either sort of limb which everybody possesses

Sydney Smith

What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life- to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories ...

George Eliot

My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there

Charles F. Kettering

Most of the time I don't have much fun. The rest of the time I don't have any fun at all.

Woody Allen

True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.

Sir William Penn

These heroes of finance are like beads on a string; when one slips off, all the rest follow.

Henrik Ibsen

Old age is the repose of life; the rest that precedes the rest that remains.

Robert Collyer

Home, the spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest

Robert Montgomery

It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.

Voltaire

Ideals do exist, the rest is just temporary interruption.

Vanna Bonta

Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages.

Terry Pratchett

A high-school teacher, after all, is a person deputized by the rest of us to explain to the young what sort of world they are living in, and to defend, if possible, the part their elders are playing in it.

Emile Capouya

If all I'm remembered for is being a good basketball player, then I've done a bad job with the rest of my life

Isaiah Thomas

My alma mater was books, a good library - I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity

Malcolm X

Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name!

Walter Savage Landor

Grief for a dead Wife, and a troublesome Guest, Continues to the threshold, and there is at rest; But I mean such wives as are none of the bestÓ

Benjamin Franklin

Equality is the life of conversation; and he is as much out who assumes to himself any part above another, as he who considers himself below the rest of society.

Sir Richard Steele

The major Jewish dietary laws rest on a single premise: Eating meat is a moral compromise. There is a difference between eating a hamburger and eating a bowl of cereal. For one of them, a living creature had to be killed. Should we ever become so casual about the eating of meat that we lose sight of that distinction, a part of our humanity will have shriveled and died.

Harold Kushner

For me being depressed means you can spend all day in bed, and still not get a good night’s rest.

Unknown

It isn't the incompetent who destroy an organization. It is those who have achieved something and want to rest upon their achievements who are forever clogging things up.

Unknown

Order is Heaven's first law; and this confess, Some are and must be greater than the rest.

Alexander Pope

The drama is not a mere copy of nature, not a facsimile. It is the free running hand of genius, under the impression of its liveliest wit or most passionate impulses, a thousand times adorning or feeling all as it goes; and you must read it, as the healthy instinct of audiences almost always does, if the critics will let them alone, with a grain of allowance, and a tendency to go away with as much of it for use as is necessary, and the rest for the luxury of laughter, pity, or poetical admiration.

Leigh Hunt

The media network has its IDOLS, but its principal idol is its own style which generates an aura of winning and leaves the rest in darkness. It recognizes neither pity nor pitilessness.

John Berger

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