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A Several Specific Voltaire’s Quotes

After reading the numerous quotes by Voltaire, I would say that the views presented by Voltaire are mixed views and a combination of several things. The quotes provided by Voltaire are quite helpful in the society because they advise, warn, encourage and provide guidance on how to live as a society. Voltaire portrays the society as one that needs guidance of which he provides through several quote...

History Boys (random quotes and notes)

22. Learning Styles • “Mr. Hector’s stuff’s not meant for the exams. It’s to make us more rounded human beings” (Timms) • “We’ve got the most important exam in our lives...We’re just sat here reading literature...” (Lockwood) • “Hector produces results but unpredictable and unquantifiable...There’s inspiration, certainly, but how do I quantify that?” (The Headmaster)...

Elie Wiesel Quotes

“We must not see any person as an abstraction. Instead, we must see in every person a universe with its own secrets, with its own treasures, with its own sources of anguish, and with some measure of triumph.” ― Elie Wiesel “Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories....

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Engineer's Day Quotes

These are large employment generators and contribute significantly to India’s GDP. All these are the fields where engineering has done well. But that does not mean we can afford to sit back and enjoy our moment in the sunshine. There are numerous fields where India is still a minnow compared to other countries. Our Power sector requires major reforms and thrust. A major percentage of rural India...

"Romulus, my father" Quotes table

“My growing desire to lead a ‘normal’ life was strengthened by the conformist aspirations of teenage culture, which tempted me to betray the gift of my freedom for the suburban life of Maryborough…” P 120 “His experiences of Yugoslavia gave him a renewed appreciation of life in Australia, but he still longed, and he longed all his life, for the European conviviality he knew as a young ...

To Kill a Mockingbird Quotes

Another big part is the fire but how can a fire just start. That's right It the fire cannot just start by it self the fire isn't supposed to be this big I believe their was a catch to this fire maybe the author wanted to tell us something because no normal person would turn up all the heat in their house to keep their flowers from dying. Maybe it's because the author likes flowers and wants to tel...

William Shakespeare Quotes and Quotations

"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him". - (Act III, Scene II). "But, for my own part, it was Greek to me". - (Act I, Scene II). "The course of true love never did run smooth". - (Act I, Scene I). Best Known William Shakespeare Quotes and Quotations ! The most celebrated of William Shakespeare's sayings and quotations from each of his famous plays...

My Antonia Important Quotes

Apart from standing as the novel’s final important analysis of Antonia, this quote is important because it reveals the psychological changes that the passage of time has wrought in Jim. Whereas before he avoided Antonia for twenty years because he did not want to see the lovely girl he knew transformed into a hardened, overworked matron, he can now see beyond Antonia’s age to her essential inn...

Science -Quotable Quotes

Many often scientists are atheists (they do not believe in god) and they look for a rational explanation to everything. This has always led to clashes between science and religion. Many have even died. Today, with practices like abortion, contraception, and euthanasia, science is once more at Researches have enabled more efficient fertilizers and pesticides to be produced. However, these scientifi...

Across a Hundred Mountains Notes and Quotes


Cheating Quotes

3. Wenke is telling us that cheating is the only way students can achieve success in school. Some students try their hardest to get the best grade they can achieve, but then see that the cheaters that put in less effort and get better grades. This makes more students want to cheat because that way you could focus on other things and not only schoolwork. So Wenke is saying what is stopping the good...

Mary Bennet Quotes

•AUSTEN IS PORTRAYING A TYPE OF WOMEN THAT USES LITERATURE AS A FORM OF guidance instead of using it for moral development and personal reflection Links to Regency Thinkers Enlightenment thinking - the value of human experience as the foundation of human understanding of truth - Mary rejects the value of human experi...

Martyn Pig Quotes

Ironic because William Pig had a very negative impact (relative to readers opinion) on Martyn’s life. “Alcohol. It sucks the life out of a face and replaces it with its own dumb shine of inanity. It’s up to you. If you want to lose yourself, have a drink. ” – Talking directly to the reader engaging them in the story and emphasises how badly his dad alcoholism impacted his life, and stron...

The Story of an Hour Quotes Analysis

It also shows a questioning rising in Richard’s part in this, pointing out the fact that he did indeed work for the newspaper company, and breeds a craving to understand why Richards ran to prevent Brently from viewing his wife. The last part of this text describes heart disease as the cause of death, of a joy that kills. I believe that this realistically explains her heart issue, but also gives...

God of Small Things Quotes

She remembers, for instance (though she hadn't been there), what the Orangedrink Lemondrink Man did to Estha in Abhilash Talkies. She remembers the taste of the tomato sandwiches – Estha's sandwiches, that Estha ate – on the Madras Mail to Madras. (1.10-12) Rahel's ability to remember things that happened to Estha and not her tells us a lot about their joint identity and how profoundly she und...

House of the Scorpion Essay Quotes and Topics

Essay 5 In Nancy Farmer’s book House of the Scorpion, environment affects how Matteo Alacran, the good-doing protagonist and clone of El Patron, the evil antagonist, behaves because you can choose which path in life to take, and other people influence your decisions. Furthermore, if genetics decided if you were evil, then both Matt and El Patron would be evil because Matt is El Patron’s clone....

Their Eyes Were Watching God Quotes

-193- Once you finish this quote you have finished the book! To me this quote is deeper that it reads, because you read it, then you have to think about what it means. Some quotes are self explanatory while others require more thought. As i read the words around this quote I thought she was reflecting on the day her love died and the day she was in court yet that day in court her lover was very mu...

Jane Eyre Marriage Quotes

Jane doesn’t get why anyone would not marry for love, especially if they’re rich enough to do pretty much whatever they want, but she figures there must be some reason that so many people who are already wealthy and important insist on marrying to get more money and status instead of to make themselves happy. Notice that Jane doesn’t talk about her own ideas about marriage – only the ideas...

Quotes from All My Sons by Arthur Miller

The Keller's home is describe as a 'secluded atmosphere' and something about 'poplar trees'. This creates he effect of the Kellers home in having something to hide perhaps, which is reinforced by anne's comment that 'the poplars have gotten thick'. Also Their house is described as 'on the outskirts of an american town'. Well 'an' could suggest that this does not only apply to the Keller's, but the...

Hamlet Revenge Quotes


Madness quotes in Hamlet


The Picture of Dorian Gray - useful quotes




Friar Lawrence Quotes


Macbeth 20 Key Quotes For Exam Revision


Othello Act II quotes

"Mark me with what violence she first loved the Moor, but for bragging and telling her fantastical lies; and will she love him still for pratting?... Her eye must be fed; and what delight shall she have to look on the devil? When blood is made dull with the act of sport, there should be, again to inflame it and to give satiet...

Othello Act 2 Quotes


Othello: Act 3 Quotes


Othello Jealousy Quotes


King Lear Act 5 Quotes


King Lear Act 1 scene 2 quotes


King Lear Act 1 scene 1 Quotes


King Lear - Gloucester Quotes


King Lear - Goneril and Regan Quotes


Hamlet - Revenge Quotes


'King Lear' - Madness/Sanity: Quotes


Act 4 Hamlet Quotes


Hamlet act 4 quotes


Huckleberry Finn Quotes and Analysis

"Well, then is the way it look to me, Huck. If it was him day was being set free, and one of the boys were to get shot, would he say, 'Go on and save me, nemmine 'bout a doctor for to save this one?' Is that like Mars Tom Sawyer? Would he say that? YOu bet he wouldn't! Well, then, is Jim going to say it? No, sir--I don't budge a step out in this...

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