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Michelle Moran
By Anonym 15 Sep

Michelle Moran

These will be my last moments of peace. . . . From now on, my love. . . will bring nothing but chaos.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Michelle Moran

Some people are so impoverished all they have is gold.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Michelle Moran

...we are all sorry when loss comes for us. The test of our character comes not in how many tears we shed but in how we act after those tears have dried.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Michelle Moran

But we are all sorry when loss comes for us. The test of our character comes not in how many tears we shed but in how we act after those tears have dried.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Michelle Moran

You can't change the desert. You can only take the fastest course through it. Wishing it's an oasis won't make it so.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Michelle Moran

Pain moves us forward, changing us into something else, something we need to be.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Michelle Moran

This is how memories are; what seems so clear and unforgettable at one moment vanishes like steam the next.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Michelle Moran

There are natural and imprescriptible rights which an entire nation has no right to violate. —MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE

By Anonym 13 Sep

Michelle Moran

I held Nefertiti's body closer to mine, trying to press her spirit into me, to bring it back. But the reign of Nefertiti was finished. She was gone from Egypt.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Michelle Moran

Vitruvius discovered that the length of a man’s ear is one-third of the length of his face, and the length of a man’s foot is one-sixth of his height. As a child, I was asked to measure the distance from the tip of my head to the floor and divide it by the distance from my belly button to the ground. The number I came up with is the same number that nearly everyone will. A ratio of 1.618.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Michelle Moran

I wonder if our names determine our destiny, or if destiny leads us to choose certain names.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Michelle Moran

Nothing is forever...nothing lasts.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Michelle Moran

The only words free of suspicious motives will be the ones I find in books.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Michelle Moran

What does she need with architecture?” “The same thing my mother needed with eight languages,” I replied boldly. “She commanded the best diplomats in the world, but she refused to leave anything to someone else that she could do better herself.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Michelle Moran

On a wall of her burial chamber, Ramesses summed up his love for her as such: "My love is unique and none can rival her ... Just by passing, she has stolen away my heart.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Michelle Moran

I don't think unhappiness is fated.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Michelle Moran

Arjun: ...the men are talking because you're beautiful. Sita: ...I would much rather they talk about me because I'm skilled.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Michelle Moran

My love is unique an none can rival her. Just by passing, she has already stolen away my heart.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Michelle Moran

Her beauty might fascinate men, but it was difficult to charm them when she stood mute. . . .

By Anonym 13 Sep

Michelle Moran

But that's how the heart is. Stubborn and foolish.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Michelle Moran

I'm not staring. I'm observing. . . . And what do you observe? . . . A brave young woman who has always fought for what was right, even when it was unpopular.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Michelle Moran

When a storm comes, bamboo bends. It doesn't break.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Michelle Moran

Fortune does not change men, it unmasks them. —SUZANNE NECKER, WIFE OF JACQUES NECKER, MINISTER OF FINANCE

By Anonym 18 Sep

Michelle Moran

Sometimes, Anu, we have to take actions that make us sad because it's the right thing to do for the future.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Michelle Moran

You want it to feel like a surprise. You want to keep him guessing whether he'll make you smile entirely so that when you do, he will feel like he's been given a gift.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Michelle Moran

the one for whom the sun shines.. -Ramses II

By Anonym 19 Sep

Michelle Moran

We can help pave the roads of those around us, but we can't choose their direction.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Michelle Moran

Grandmother was like an opal. You could never be sure which colors were really there and which were just tricks of the light.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Michelle Moran

I'd always thought I would feel like an animal released from its cage when my student days were finished, I felt more like a bird that had been pushed from its nest and told it must fly.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Michelle Moran

I always thought the purpose of time was to move forward, not backward.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Michelle Moran

We've all done things we'd rather keep in the dark. It's only by shedding light on them that our demons can disappear.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Michelle Moran

After all, that's why we read historical fiction-to be transported to another time, and to be astonished at ancient people's lives and traditions, just as they would probably be astonished at ours.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Michelle Moran

Repeat the names,” my mother instructs, and we listen while Paschal recites the names of the months. “Vintage, Fog, Frost, Snow, Rain …” He hesitates on the sixth month. “Wind,” she says helpfully. We are all sitting at the caissier’s desk, and it is very important he get this right. “Wind,” he repeats after her. “Seed, Blossoms, M-Mead—” “Meadows,” I say. “Meadows, Harvesting, Heat, and Fruit.” Isabel claps. “Very good.” “And what year is this?” my mother asks. Paschal frowns. “Seventeen ninety-three?” “No,” Isabel says forcefully. “It is Year Two.” “But I don’t understand.” “The first year began on September twenty-second, seventeen ninety-two.” The day France declared itself the First Republic. “But how?” He doesn’t see how he could have been alive before time began. “That is the decree of the Convention,” she explains.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Michelle Moran

The midwife blinked back her own tears. "I don't know But these will be difficult days for your family. The midwife was right: the days that followed were terrible and traumatic. Yet when I think back to this time, I remember very little. Perhaps this is the mind's way of protecting us from events that are so devastating we would otherwise lose all reason. The same way a lizard, if its body is threatened, will drop its tail, providing a distraction to the predator in order with its life. And grief, for anyone who has ever experienced it, is exactly like a predator. It steals first your happiness, and then- if you allow it everything else.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Michelle Moran

What I think and what Iam prepared to say are entirely different things.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Michelle Moran

Sometimes, it is not the kings and queen who make for the most fascinating history but the shadowy souls who happen to be in the right place at the right time.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Michelle Moran

Now you are no longer a giggling child, smiling at whoever comes along. You are a woman with power. Learn to control your smile, and you can control what men will think about you.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Michelle Moran

Even prisoners can escape if they have books.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Michelle Moran

That's because I've learned how to use it [smile], Woserit said. I don't pass it out like an old woman giving free milk to the village cats. It's something that must be controlled, and for you especially. You use it on anyone. You must learn to be more judicious.